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Mexicali Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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467 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-4805
+1 301-663-3800
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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New Castle, Delaware
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458 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Mexicali Cantina. As soon as I walked in, I knew that this place was special. We were greeted by very friendly staff and shown to our table. Our drink and entree' orders were taken and we just sat there and enjoyed the ambiance. The food was so delicious, I ate everything on my plate,... More 

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Thank Curt K
Frederick, Maryland
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We already loved this place for their great chips and salsa, margaritas, and excellent food. The new updated dining room near the bar looks much brighter and clean. I wish they would actually dim the lights a bit to make it feel like it used to but the refresh is great. The service was a little slow at the start... More 

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Thank billykeyc
Monrovia, Maryland
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I went for lunch today and have Camarones; shrimp, stuffed with cheese and peppers, and grilled. They were heavenly. You get a LOT of food for your money here.

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Thank debbienewportnews
Frederick, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a wonderful place to have an event. I held a dinner for my daughter's Bat Mitzvah for about 35 people. The room was perfect sized. Food was DELICIOUS! The staff was extremly helpful. Highly recommend this place!!!!!

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Thank mom_to_2_great_girls
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Warm inviting place. Friendly environment. Great food and great service. Lots of menu choices. Salsa is awesome.

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Thank Mo J
Silver Spring, Maryland
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were a large group and the accomodated us, nicely. It was early on a Sunday afternoon and, despite the small number of patrons, the service was a bit slow. The food was good. Their tacos were tasty and the beer was cold. .There was some confusion about "plain chicken" that one of my friends ordered .It came out as... More 

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Thank cjordan20901
Frederick, Maryland
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good food at reasonable prices. Spanish menu has quite a selection of some very well prepared dishes. And of course the margaritas are good too...

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Thank Karey K K
Brunswick, Maryland
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The food is great but the service could be better. the place could be managed better when it comes to setting

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Thank daveb428
Boonsboro, Maryland
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We gathered here for my sons Birthday feast. We tried their seviche and Chorizo con queso for appetizers. They were both great, I really loved the seviche, even has small calimare in it. My son and I chose Plato Grande for two, unbelievable amount, taste and the ribs were to die for. Excellent. Had mucho to take home. Others in... More 

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Thank Toni L
Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

everything is great,you will enjoy a variety of options. Ceviche and the tamales de elote are excellent. when the dessert time come, you have to try flan, is a great way to finish the culinary experience

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Thank Rafaelplatino

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 467 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-4805
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-663-3800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?