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Mexican Cafe

609 Melvin Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401-1325
+1 410-626-1520
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good17%
  • Average20%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible21%
5 Apr 2017
“good food”
23 Nov 2016
“Probably will not return”
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$$ - $$$
609 Melvin Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401-1325
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Very Nice Dining Experience! Met an acquaintance the Mexican Café about 6:45PM on a Taco Tuesday. Parking on the lot was a bit of a challenge as the lot is rather small. There is ample parking on the street within a very short walking...More

Thank Smit-tee
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The place reeks when you walk in. The chips were stale and my margarita was so weak it tasted like ice water. We did not even eat because of the stench. The table and bench were sticky. The waitress was nice, but did a poor...More

1  Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Top notch mexican fare. I have passed this place 1,000 times but never stopped in. I am glad I did! Best Margarita I have ever drained. Two is the limit for sure. Food is authentic mexican and it is awesome.

Thank adventurefamily05
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Good food, good quantity, friendly staff, atmosphere not that great, parking inside and on street also available for free, good location.

Thank Rekha C
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

If busy means good, the this place is great! Very popular, reasonable prices, friendly service, and great margaritas. Worth the wait!

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Mexican Cafe has been an institution in Annapolis for years. It has good Mexican food at a reasonable price. My absolute favorite is the avocado salad with shrimp. Last night my friends ordered it on my recommendation and the male friend didn't even finish the...More

Thank Laurie219
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We pass by this restaurant often while visiting Great Harvest Bread Company and finally decided to stop in. I purchased a Groupon for $11 for a $20 meal while in the parking lot. An overwhelming smell of mildew hits your nose when you walk in...More

Thank InThePassengerSeat
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Waited a few days for our stomachs to settle before posting. Should have heeded the poor reviews this place gets, and shouldn't have stayed (esp. upon noting a lollipop bowl in the foyer). After being ignored for 45 minutes standing freezing (a two-seat bench in...More

2  Thank 1000mL
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went to this Cafe for lunch with my wife. The menu looked good with various options, however, I was disappointed with the "Mini Chimichangas". Sounded good with four small chimichangas each with various meats but they were dry and lacked any flavor. Basically the meat...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I ordered carne asada. The only sides were rice or beans and the huge pile of peppers and onions the meat was served on. No guacamole, no pico de gallo, no sour cream! My husband ordered the shrimp fajitas. Same thing - rice or beans...More

Thank jhemler
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 Melvin Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401-1325
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-626-1520
Welcome to The Mexican Cafe, where you never know whether the fiesta will be on our beautiful outside deck or in our colorful dining room! The Mexican Cafe is the place in Annapolis to enjoy our delicious world famous margaritas, a wide variety of imported and domestic cervezas, and traditional award-winning Mexican food. We have something for everyone on our menu including gluten-free and vegetarian options.
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