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Mexicali Blues

) #178 of 690 Restaurants in Arlington ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, ,
2933 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3807
+1 703-812-9352
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average32%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pupusas” (6 reviews)
“burrito” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Salvadoran, South American
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2933 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3807
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken fajitas were very good. The beef enchilada was as well. Staff was nice, attentive and talkative. If we are in the area in a few days we will go back for lunch or dinner.

Thank C3Boots
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We went here tonight having walked past it a couple of times on our way to other restaurants. The greeting was friendly and we were immediately shown to a four top for the two of us. Our waiter came promptly with two glasses of iced...More

Thank suep202
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Not the best or the worst Mexican food I've ever had, had the enchiladas. They have a nice Sunday Brunch menu.

Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at the Mexicali Blues in the past and always had great experiences. This trip was on a Tuesday, which is $5.00 original burrito night, with an extra $.50 getting you pulled chicken or spinach and an extra $1.00 getting you steak. Corona...More

Thank NovackTravelGuy
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had not visited Mexicali Blues in several years, as we do not live near it. We were in the area 2/20 and went in for lunch. The food was as delicious as ever! Karen, the gracious owner, greeted us warmly & treated us like...More

Thank gracecat1
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Mexicali Blues sits on a corner just below the Clarendon Metro Stop and comes off a little funky/colorful compared to many other local and national chain restaurants in the neighborhood. We like funky/colorful, so we gave it a try for late lunch last week. Happy...More

Thank BlueNWashington
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Popular corner restaurant. More Salvadoran than Mexican. Food is really very good, freshly made. Tacos and Papusas are the favorite choices. Outside dining when weather is good.

Thank Milliemarie46
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is authentic Mexican cuisine, while also offering some Salvadorian choices. The quality is good, with decent portion sizes. We've been a few times, but I feel as go the Clarendon rents, so do the menu prices... it's gotten a bit expensive for...More

Thank Strubes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Stantard starters; Guacamole, Nachos, platantos fritos, yuca chicharron, quesadilla, queso dip, "crunchy chile onion rings". Meals styles : 1. Salads, veg, chicken, meat, shrimp 2 .the big fat Burro 3. Salvadorian 4. Mexicali speciality tacos 5. traditional mexican tacos 6. Mexican plates 7. brunch every...More

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner twice here in the past few days. Both times were very good. Service was friendly and attentive and everything we had was quite good. Loved the papusas and the steak salad was quite good. Definitely recommend!

Thank GuyfromILMNC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Salvadoran, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2933 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-812-9352
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