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Boxcar Cantina

44 Old Field Point Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830-6157
+1 203-661-4774
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“con queso” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
44 Old Field Point Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830-6157
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

The ingredients are sourced mindfully— with some assurance of quality. The proof is in the eating! The food is great. Boxcar avoids the common Tex-Mex error of too much cheese. Overall, the great flavors — mole, pico de gallo, green chili salsa— come through. This...More

Thank GoesToo
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Food and atmosphere and service were perfect - please open one in NJ. Easy parking at restaurant but the best thing is the food

Thank Essentialsintravel
Reviewed January 17, 2018

The fajita was large enough for two. Standards, like guac and chips, were fine. The soups were good as well. Service was friendly. It's in Greenwich, so the prices are higher than other Mexican places.

Thank davidloew
Reviewed December 25, 2017

The decor is so minimalist Mexican - wonderful and the food superb. The staff is wonderful . Amazing fun place to eat

Thank Essentialsintravel
Reviewed October 1, 2017

A bit pricey and filled with kids from 5:00-7:00, but other than that it always exceeds our expectations. Good food, prepared well and great service. If you can get in the bar area, especially in cold weather when the fireplace is blazing, get in there-very...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Homemade tortillas and fresh salsa. Very good. I think, however, they emphasize their "organic" meat a bit too much. The food was ok but have had better Mexican food in many other places. My quesadilla was deep fried--a bit strange. The service was excellent and...More

Thank Diana J
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

The staff at Boxcar Cantina were friendly and seated our party of six quickly. Our drinks were served quickly, as well. I had a frozen strawberry margarita - very good. For margaritas, they offer a bunch of different tequilas to choose from. The chips, salsa...More

Thank BigSis3328
Reviewed May 7, 2017

There's absolutely nothing wrong with the food, but it's the staff that really makes it worth the effort to eat here. Basic Mexican fare served at a popular Greenwich restaurant results in a crowd...all the time. Definitely brave the crowd, find a parking spot, and...More

Thank BobLeblaw
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Took our nieces Lauren and Emme out for their favorite food. Mexican. Haven't been to Boxcar in a long time. Not sure why as the food has always been great. The restaurant was jammed. We went at 6:00 and waited a half hour. They were...More

Thank Summersnuggles
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

EVERY tues when we meet w our accountant we always have to have the Tortilla Soup!! THE BEST HANDS DOWN! Terrific everything! Indian Posolé, Enchiladas, blackened salmon w salads or in the burrito, YUM; Great cocktails, limeade, all waiters are longtime employees all so lovely...More

Thank tootielu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Old Field Point Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830-6157
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +1 203-661-4774
Description
Original New Mexican cuisine using locally sourced and organic ingredients. Dine and drink fireside. Be sure to try the "Super Chief" margaritas made from 100% agave tequila and CT raised chicken tinga tacos. Boxcar Cantina is Connecticut's first certified green restaurant.
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