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Cafe Mexicali

2925 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525-2595
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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2925 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525-2595
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Reviews (64)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We used to visit frequently but haven't been for some time. The menu remains the same. We ordered old favorites and found them relatively unchanged from the sloppy tacos of the past. Service is fast and the food is okay but nothing to distinguish it...More

Thank Vagabundos
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We love the food here. Lots of vegetarian options. You do have to watch them if you order something customized. There's no good system for communicating your preferences down the line and more often than not it isn't exactly right. It's a great deal for...More

Thank Kristi712
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to Cafe Mexicali many times and have enjoyed the food every time. Sometimes we eat there, and sometimes we pick up dinners to bring home. We are a family of four with older teens. Oldest is away at college and always wants...More

Thank Lauri R
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Busy for a Saturday afternoon. Ordered 2 soft shell tacos and a chicken burrito with 2 drinks and chips and salsa. Total price $21. Seems like a popular place. Great taste and flavor.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We are from California so we are pretty particular about Good Mexican cuisine. Southern California has no comparative restaurant to this place. They have a sweet pork burrito with a white cream sauce that you have to try. First the portion they make is enough...More

Thank chrisbF6396BX
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Cafe Mexicali has the best food at a reasonable price. You have to try the sweet pork with the creamy Habanero sauce. It is absolutely fantastic. Plenty of seating in a fun atmosphere. The service is very good also. I highly recommend you give them...More

Thank jeff h
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Usually pretty busy at lunch, but worth the wait. Call and order for pick up if you're in a hurry. Sweet pork is my favorite and there's always enough left over for another lunch.

Thank Petiflor
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This restaurant is a cafeteria-style place that is popular with college students because it is inexpensive and the portions are large. It is one of those Mexican restaurants where everything is drenched in cheap, greasy cheese and everything tastes as if it was poured from...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love Mexican food and I love Cafe Mex. I eat here at least once a week. I keep trying to get something other than the sweet pork casole and with creamy habenero sauce, but I can't. I have eaten parts of my friends' meals,...More

Thank AmyWW
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Cafe Mexicali is in the genre of Chipoltle, however the food doesn't stack up. Tortilla is huge and thick, way too much rice and too little meat. Chips bland. Illegal Petes is a much better version of this in the Fort.

Thank John M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2925 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525-2595
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: 970-266-9292
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Multiple locations. Another one in Greeley, CO.
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