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Mexicali Grill

Mexicali Grill

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Santa Clara
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5.9/10
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  • bcast
    "Gotta get the Mole Rojo!!!"(2 Tips)
    Juanita B.
    "Great happy hour!"(2 Tips)
    Krys B.
    "They have a whole vegetarian menu!"(3 Tips)
    Mattias L.
    "Try the Cabo salad, it's awesome!"(2 Tips)
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  • Jan B.
    Jan B.November 18, 2011
    Great service and knowledgeable! I had never tasted mole sauce and he got me a small bowl to try with my chips! Found out it is delicious!! Generally a "Now" Groupon available.
  • Shikamaru N.
    Shikamaru NaraSeptember 17, 2014
    The food is pretty tasty, but not visually appealing as you can see. The service is slow, but the person handing out chips, salsa & drinks is fast. Salsa could be spicier, but I like the thickness.
  • Jan B.
    Jan B.May 5, 2012
    Great Mexican food and great, timely service! We love this place because after lunch we can go to the movies next door!
  • Michele
    MicheleMay 31, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Food is good, but I would suggest going to the bar and kitchen and getting it yourself. Every time the service gets worse. Today we've been here 15mins. The servers look at us then walk away.
  • Ruby R.
    Ruby RoxApril 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The ceviche is the bomb! So is the Salmon Ensalada. Yum!
  • Sunil J.
    Sunil JagadishAugust 8, 2014
    One of the few places which serves Veggie burrito with rice which is not cooked in meat broth.
  • Joan F.
    Joan FunkAugust 10, 2012
    Their Mexican rice and refried beans are the best anywhere!
  • Cat G.
    Cat GurinskyNovember 18, 2010
    Went here for lunch the other day, had a good quesadilla. Their chips were really addictive, I couldn't stop eating them!
  • Grant M.
    Grant MatthewsJuly 29, 2016
    Order guacamole, it's table side prepared and very good..
  • Nora C.
    Nora ChangNovember 18, 2016
    Good lunch place. Service was pretty quick.
  • Dallas B.
    Dallas BrysonJune 24, 2011
    Correction: they left the soup on the original bill (so I guess I'd pay for it if I'd left cash?) But didn't charge my card for it. App sampler description says it includes "corn ramaleS"
  • Juanita B.
    Juanita BenitezNovember 28, 2012
    Great happy hour! Like the free food
  • Mexicali G.
    Mexicali GrillOctober 24, 2016
    $1 Tacos all night with purchase of a Casa Noble Margarita
  • Anthony Y.
    Anthony YouhasSeptember 7, 2014
    Liked the food! Didn't like not being told that table-side guac involved an extra charge. Not thrilled with idling for 20 minutes because only the manager could process my coupon. Fine!... but flawed.
  • hilary l.
    hilary l.July 21, 2013
    The service in the bar area is TERRIBLE. We sat for 20 minutes before we finally gave up & ordered at the bar with the bartender.
  • Steven K.
    Steven KayeMarch 13
    Camarones a la diabla is great!
  • Ted T.
    Ted TrentlerOctober 25, 2012
    Happy hour gets half price appetizers at the bar!
  • Mattias L.
    Mattias LundinFebruary 5, 2011
    Try the Cabo salad, it's awesome!
  • Heather Y.
    Heather YurkoAugust 15, 2010
    Go during off-peak hours. The service was fine and the chicken fajita salad even better! #primal
  • Seth L.
    Seth LaddDecember 24, 2011
    Dinner special: 1 appetizer, 2 entrees, 1 dessert all for $25
  • Dallas B.
    Dallas BrysonJune 24, 2011
    Service was bad (took forever to get water and longer to get refills), soup was awful (sent it back after 2 bites and they still charged me for it), sampler platter was so-so. Not recommended!
  • CJ T.
    CJ ThomasSeptember 21, 2011
    Gotta try the orange basil mojitos
  • Erick H.
    Erick HawkinsJuly 18, 2010
    Food is worth it I you can get past the poor service. Been here a few times an I'm always "forgotten." Drinks go empty, service is slow, and you wait forever for the check. And they canceled brunch!
  • Preeti R.
    Preeti RJune 6, 2014
    They have a vegetarian menu!
  • Krys B.
    Krys BlackwoodJune 18, 2011
    They have a whole vegetarian menu!
  • Gwenny T.
    Gwenny ToddAugust 14, 2010
    Delightful service, delicious food. Try the guacamole!
  • Trish H.
    Trish HensonAugust 28, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Guacamole is great. Queso is awful. It's a solid lump of greasy cheese. Really nasty.
  • Tanner S.
    Tanner SmithJanuary 17, 2015
    Good for a pre-movie dinner.
  • bcast
    bcastMay 29, 2011
    Gotta get the Mole Rojo!!!
  • Marvin A.
    Marvin AndujarJuly 21, 2013
    Idk the food wasn't that great. Plus the service wasn't the greatest.
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LederJune 5, 2011
    Haven't had customer service this bad in a while. They aren't normally this bad, must be a busy night.
  • Stephanie C.
    Stephanie CummingsDecember 29, 2009
    Mmm Mexicali bullet
  • Matt L.
    Matt LopezJuly 19, 2010
    this food wasn't worth the wait or the lousy service.
  • Brice
    BriceAugust 5, 2011
    No tres leches :(
  • ShiF L.
    ShiF L.December 16, 2009
    你交款的地方。呵呵
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