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Mexicali Rose

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68 Stony Hill Rd, Bethel, CT 06801-3060
+1 203-744-6666
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Bethel, Connecticut
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We went to this place to try something new. The food was good, but the service wasn't so great. It was during the lunch to dinner change and the staff seemed distracted. There were some bugs flying around the restaurant and we were forced to swat them away from our food several times. The food itself was OK. The table... More 

Thank lacegirl288
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Third visit and have never been disappointed. Authentic Mexican dishes and courteous wait staff. We have always visited midweek and found the dining area fairly empty. Ordered a dinner each on our first visit. Finished most of mine (barely) and wife had plenty of leftovers. On our most recent visit we split two appetizers, skipped the dinner menu and found... More 

Thank eennggiinneerr
Concord, Massachusetts
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222 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Don't expect fancy decor, just great food. Taking the waiter's recommendation for the shrimp and chicken combo was the right choice. Delicious! Pollo con Mole was good too. House margaritas were a good starter. Flan for dessert perhaps a bit too grainy.

Thank ilkkats
Redding, Connecticut
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Went on a Sunday night and service was very slow even though the place was not busy at all -- maybe 6 tables and 2 wait staff. I asked for my margarita to have lime juice instead of "house mix" because I really don't like mix, and was told the bartender was too busy and couldn't make time for that.... More 

Thank melsajp
Newtown, Connecticut
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255 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. Kids menu offered tacos and burritos. For dinner, I had the flank steak asada with plantains and enchilada...very tasty. My husband had 3 tacos ... fish, shrimp, and beef. All good. Live music entertainment but could be a bit loud if you are trying to have s conversation. Only thing was - the tables were really... More 

Thank Patricia A
Bethel, Connecticut
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187 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

mexicali rose is a very good mexican restaurant, however, it wasn't perfect. their menu is somewhat limited, the decor is tired, and the waiter completely disinterested. he tried to ignore me and watch soccer as much as possible. my camarones alla diablo guajillo was mouthwatering, but the portion was dissapointingly small, compared to other nearby mexican places. a good choice,... More 

Thank steakchef_11
Fairfield County, CT
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Mexicali Rose is a very good Mexican Restaurant! The bartenders and waiters are attentive, pleasant, and provide excellent service. The guacamole appetizer (where it is not made table side) is awesome- generous and creamy! Chips are good and not too oily! Salsa is great! Entrees very generous! Pollo a Mole Pablano is very good! Puerco dish is a more of... More 

Thank MO G
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433 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped for lunch. This place is located in a small strip mall. It's cute and very casual inside- seems like a good place for families with kids. My quesadilla was tasty but presentation could have been improved upon. Overall we had a quick and decent lunch. Prices were inexpensive. We'd return if the area but wouldn't... More 

Thank TheSecretVagabond
Brookfield, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Good food. Reasonable prices. Park right in front. Can eat outside. Clean bathrooms Music is soft Great for family Full bar

Thank Claude L
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Love the staff, outside seating is great alternative in nice weather. Great frozen mango margarita. Favorite dishes are pollo con mole & Mexican Lasagna.

Thank jamiedee58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Stony Hill Rd, Bethel, CT 06801-3060
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: +1 203-744-6666

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