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Mexicali Blues

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
2933 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3807
+1 703-812-9352
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good39%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Salvadoran, South American
$$ - $$$
2933 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3807
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I love this place, especially when I can sit outside. To me, this is Clarendon. The food quality and selection are great. The owner makes three different hot sauces, all of them excellent. Make sure to ask for them. My preference shifts between the fish...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Early 6:00 pm Friday night dinner, restaurant was not yet busy. The service was average. The food was disappointing. I ordered the bean and cheese burrito with guacamole. My companion ordered enchiladas. The burrito arrives completely wrapped in tinfoil on a white plate. Zero points...More

Thank John D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

IF you're in arlington and hankering for Mexican you HAVE to check out this place. I'm vegetarian and had the veggie fajjtas were TOO stuffed and filling, had to bring a lot of it home. great staff and food, you won;t be disappointed.

Thank akeim1
Reviewed June 22, 2017 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 May 24, 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 April 2, 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 March 21, 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 February 23, 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 February 22, 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 February 14, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$22
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Salvadoran, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2933 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-812-9352
  • E-mail
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