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Little Mexican Cafe

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581 Main St, New Rochelle, NY 10801-7172
+1 914-636-3926
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11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 00:00
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited for a quick lunch of 2 tacos at the bar. I enjoyed the hospitality of being served delicious warm fried nacho chips and a masterful fresh salsa with my tiny order. I considered one of the fruit drinks on the menu, but then discarded the idea with mental visions of a syrupy concoction from a bottle. Then when I... More 

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Thank snowboardlt
Bronx, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here for lunch and dinner. Their food is great and their drinks are awesome! Maribel takes great care of us when we come for lunch.

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Thank BarbaraGee
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Not too fancy but very nice. Not being Mexican ourselves but having traveled a lot in Mexico and dined often at Mexican restaurants, the food seems really authentic. The wait staff is prompt, friendly and helpful. Their soups are outstanding. Portions are quite ample. We have never left hungry. I always enjoy their chips and Salsa which arrive pretty much... More 

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Thank ernieo1
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It really is a nice little restaurant. The food was really good. The place was clean. However, I didn't find the staff the be to hospitable. I came from Brooklyn to visit the restaurant after seeing it on TV. Again the food was good, but I wont make the trip again.

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Thank Deirdre C
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great place! Foods are great, good portion, very reasonable. Chimichanga is wonderful, not too oily... I'd love to go back there again.

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Thank Megumi I
Ed A, Manager at Little Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review! Your feedback means a lot to us and we appreciate you taking the time to leave your thoughts. We work hard to provide our guests with delicious food at a reasonable price and are happy to hear that we achieved this goal during your visit. Please come back again any time! Have a... More 

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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Prices are very reasonable. Great weekend soups. Their seafood dishes are excellent. The chips and salsa are outstanding. Very generous portions.

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Thank ernieo1
Ed A, Manager at Little Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks so much for the 5-star review! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed such a variety of our menu items and that you were satisfied with our portions as well. We work hard to create authentic, uniquely flavored dishes for our guests and can't wait to have you back again soon! More 

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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We live nearby and so wanted to like this place since we love Mexican food and haven't yet found a good one near us (or really in Westchester for that matter). We were told by a friend who had lived in Mexico (I grew up eating "Mexican" food in Texas) that it was authentic. Well, portions are large and prices... More 

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Thank pricardolaw
New Rochelle, New York
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good traditional Mexican food at a good price. Excellent Fajitas, burritos and tacos. Super Sangria and other traditional drinks. Service can be spotty at times and restaurant could be loud when there are a lot of families.

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Thank Mark S
New Rochelle, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016

It's the same sad story at the Little Mexican Cafe: great food, great drinks, undermined by a non-attentive waiter who's more interested in chatting up the busgirl than he is in the customer. Small wonder that there was no one there on a Sunday afternoon at precisely the hour that people go to dinner!! When is the owner of this... More 

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Thank Robert R
Bronx, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The food at this location is outstanding and the drinks are beyond words. The atmosphere along with the staff are very helpful and professional. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank KarlSummers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 581 Main St, New Rochelle, NY 10801-7172
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  New Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +1 914-636-3926
Description
The Little Mexican Cafe has been a New Rochelle destination for aficionados of gourmet Mexican cuisine since 1990.The cheerful dining room is a great setting for simple business lunches or a great evening dining experience. There is a full bar offering domestic, imported and Mexican beer, wine and our signature margarita, all to compliment the cafe’s authentic Mexican cuisine.House specialties include Charro, pork Mexican sausage and seasoned beef with guacamole, rice and beans, and Carne a la Brasa, skirt steak marinated in chipotle and lime served with rice, beans and guacamole. Our Tacos al Pastor was acclaimed in the NY Times as well as a wide assortment of savory enchiladas, sizzling fajitas and other Mexican favorites. We also have a large selection of seafood dishes, including ceviche and oysters.Little Mexican Cafe is the perfect place for hosting special occasions. Accommodations for private parties up to fifty people are available. We also offer take out and free local delivery.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?