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Calexico - California Mexico Fusion - CLOSED

Punta del Este | Esquina Dunkerque, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4249 1190
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
12 Oct 2013
15 Sep 2013
“Woof..a double woof”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, Pub
$$ - $$$
Punta del Este | Esquina Dunkerque, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

Walked over to the location and couldn't find it. Asked market near by and said it was closed. Really wanted to try it because I was craving Mexican food.

Thank PK W
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Our culinary trip to Punta started with a row of desasters: old fashioned, unambitious non creative food in beautiful locations. Towards the end of our trip we found som ambition, class and creativity: Ava, Si Querida and finally Calexico. I am not talking about the...More

Thank Esa W
Reviewed May 15, 2013

I am a big fan of Mexican food and was very pleased with the cosy ambience in the restaurant and the excellent service. I had ( as normal) many special wishes for my order and the owner who was actually serving us was friendly and...More

Thank CrispinJGPS
Reviewed May 11, 2013

No idea how this restaurant is highly ranked for Punta del Este competitive foodie arena. Really? Mexican food? Its not very good, how can it be in a country where taco means the sole of your shoe and not a corn or flour anything. The...More

1  Thank goodlife123
Moises C, Owner at Calexico - California Mexico Fusion, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2013

Thank you for submitting your review. As always we welcome all critiques whether good or less than favorable. That said, I am a bit surprised our guest found our food comparable to a shoe sole. Hmmm.... All I can say about that is I am...More

Reviewed April 12, 2013

Being from and living in southern California, we know good Mexican food. Having eaten Brazilian and Argentine food for 10 days, when we arrived in Punta we were in the mood for something different. In Uruguay there are no ingredients to prepare authentic Mexican food...More

Thank blubs99
Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

I really have a hard time understanding how and why this restaurant is ranked so high on trip advisor. The atmosphere and service were great, but the food was definitely subpar for the price we paid. The chips and salsa were just average and the...More

1  Thank michellesyc
Moises C, Owner at Calexico - California Mexico Fusion, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2013

First and foremost, thank you for visiting with us during your stay in Punta del Este. As I have mentioned in previous posts, we aim to please everyone but we obviously don't always succeed. Fortunately most of our guests have had incredible experiences during their...More

Reviewed March 23, 2013

Just got back from a South American vacation that ended with a few days in Punta Del Este. Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor after craving some good home cooking (CaliMex), and decided to give it a try. The restaurant itself was very nice with...More

1  Thank Dustin S
Reviewed March 19, 2013

After a million Bif Lomo / Ojo meals we decided it was time for something a little different to eat in Punta and found Calexico via TripAdvisor. Bottom line - the food was excellent. The attention to detail is impeccable as we we told that...More

Thank Ludachris18A
Reviewed March 14, 2013

We've been to this restaurant on 3 different trips to Punta del Este since they opened and think they just keep getting better each time. The attention to detail in both the cozy decor and the food is the key to their success. The chef...More

Thank footloose14
Reviewed February 23, 2013

We went to Calexico due to the favorable reviews in Tripadvisor. Compared to California and New Mexico (my home territory) the prices were a bit high. Compared to other places in Punta del Este, they are very reasonable. We enjoyed the break from Uruguayan cuisine...More

1  Thank Waldorf2012
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Mexican, Southwestern, Pub
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta del Este | Esquina Dunkerque, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4249 1190
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Our restaurant is closed until new location is available. Sorry for the inconvenience. Cheers!
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