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Mexicali Rose

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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195 State Highway 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53967
+1 608-254-6036
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11:00 - 21:00
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Itasca, Illinois
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Lovely place to dine looking out over the Wisconsin River. Grat food, fast service, reasonable prices. Nice spot for families to dine.

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Thank cindyjump1
Jackson, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Mexican food and Margaritas; can't ask for more. Oh yeah, the beautiful view of the river!! Always good food and great service.

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Thank John W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Good staff , great service, delicious food!! I definitely come back here ,a lot of bad reviews, can't explain why!??! Really good place

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Thank Oleg G
Fort Myers, Florida
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We enjoyed a nice lunch here with a very friendly college-age waiter, working there for the summer. The food was good, especially the guacamole and the outside tables where we sat, offer a lovely view. No complaints.

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Thank dhymom
Tampa, Florida
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111 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was OK, but it was nothing special. I think the most impressive thing about this place is the fact that it sits on the river with a great view of the water. But if you visit in October, like we did, it gets dark early and you never see it. The food is Ok. I would write home... More 

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Thank Charlene M
Orland Park, Illinois
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159 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends. Had drinks which took well over twenty minutes to get at table. Food was ok, nothing spectacular. Wait staff seemed unconnected almost as if they were just going through the motions. Not sure how to categorize, since the place is just ok. Not bad, not great...

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Thank dbogs2000
Wisconsin
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had not been to Mexicali Rose in a while so decided to give it a try. My shrimp fajitas were ok- shredded cheese was old. Had to ask for sour cream and was nearly done with my meal before it arrived. My husbands fish tacos were not good. The guy that comes around to your table to do magic... More 

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Thank FayeWI
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The service was great and our waitress very sweet, but the food is not authentic. The rice was hard and dry and the beans tasted from a can. The steak fajitas was flavorful, but the steak wasn't steak it was more beef strips. Would recommend for drinks and sitting outside by the lake. Very scenic.

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Thank Jessica D
Lodi, Wisconsin
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121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We have driven past this restaurant a hundred times as we eat up in the Dells quite often, and have always wanted to stop and try it. We did just that yesterday and quite honestly, wish we hadn't. The hostesses were wonderful, sat us outside at a waterfront table. Being early October, it wasn't at all busy. We saw 2... More 

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Thank Jon P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a delightful experience. Right on Wisconsin River and has indoor as well as outdoor dining. Suitable for family or yourself. The 20 oz. Margaritas are good, and the Mexican menu is superb. Would definitely go again.

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Thank Debra L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 State Highway 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53967
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-254-6036

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