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Mexicali Rosa's

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5472 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1G3, Canada
+1 902-422-7672
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time going to Mexi's & I had been looking forward to it for awhile !!! Their sangria is $12 a pitcher all day on Saturday ! Must say, the food is nothing close to gourmet, kind of cheap quality and overpriced... but hey... I wasn't there for the food... I was there for the sangria (the food was... More 

Thank kComeau89
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The one thing that stood out about this restaurant was the happy, helpful staff. The food was tasty and well presented. Overall, what I expect from a Mexicali Rosas, with a special touch from the staff :)

Thank joyday66
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome fajitas and nachos amazing deep fried ice cream!! Wonderful friendly staff and very kind. Highly recommend this restaurant. First time there in years I'll be back😀

1 Thank Marilyn F
Dartmouth, Canada
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Taquitos were yummy but not really worth $9 for three of them. The nachos were good but not stellar (which is what I was hoping for). It was surprisingly quiet for a Saturday night - we walked right in and got a table right away in the early evening. It's ok if you're in the area, but not sure... More 

Thank CaperGal
Cleveland, Tennessee
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137 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

As a Mexican-America I'm always curious to try Mexican cuisine in different areas and we had already had amazing food the day before so we decided to try this place for lunch the next day. It is in the middle of town however its hidden up a flight of stairs and through some hallways. The staff was friendly and attentive.... More 

Thank Daniel K
Seattle, Washington
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Went here with some friends because we heard the nachos were good. Turns out they were good, but not the best I've had either. We were somewhat disappointed that they didn't have much in the way of happy hour deals, but to each their own. I got an avocado salad which was excellent. The service was pretty good overall.

Thank antillus
Bedford, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This used to be an excellent restaurant but the food quality has been downgraded to terrible. Imagine ordering a plate of nachos and they serve you a small plate of them with burnt cheese and some kind of squeeze out of a tube tomato sauce on top of it...this is a Mexican restaurant and it has the worst nachos in... More 

Thank Denise M
Halifax, Canada
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Mexi's recently, at my request, on my birthday. We've not been there since they moved to their present location, and now I doubt we'll be back. It isn't what it used to be in the past. Our server was pretty good at the start, but the orders were a long time coming. From the time we walked... More 

Thank Peter B
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This place makes great fajitas. There is special on the single fajitas, $5 off before 6pm on Wednesday. Talk about a deal. The service was great. The wings are not battered (big plus) and are fantastic, the honey garlic are some of the best I have had. This is some of the best "pub" food that I eaten anywhere. Will... More 

Thank Daniel T
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here while shopping as we are familiar with this chain of restaurants. We were very disappointed in the lack of flavour. I had a burrito bowl which should have been packed with flavor, but was bland. My daughter had Kraft Dinner that was full of chunks of unblended cheese. Very disappointing.

Thank Melanie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5472 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-7672
Mexi's is the destination for Mexican/Californian inspired cuisine in the HRM! With the rooftop patio and private party room this restaurant and bar allows you to enjoy ANY atmosphere you desire, whether you're looking to relax, have a romantic night out for 2 by the fireplace, get some work done, or celebrate a birthday and just have a good time, we can provide it all! So come sip on one of our famous margaritas and remember... we're not saving lives, we're just making tacos.

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