Caliente Cab Mexican Cafe & Tequila Bar

★★★★★
Best Mexican Restaurant NYC
  • 61 7th Ave S 1

    New York, NY 10014

    Cross street: Bleecker Street

    Map & Directions
  • 212-243-8517

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Last weekend I was out with my wife and was looking for a place to east. After doing a search on my phone I came across caliente cab. My wife and I were very happy with the food and the service. We will recommend caliente cab to all of

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Last weekend I was out with my wife and was looking for a place to east. After doing a search on my phone I came across caliente cab. My wife and I were very happy with the food and the service. We will recommend caliente cab to all of

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Very good location, with great outdoor seating. A good place to go with friends. The food is ok, typical Mexican, nothing out of this world. The portions are sort of small too. The food comes out real fast also.\r
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I love the margaritas,

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★★★★★

Very good location, with great outdoor seating. A good place to go with friends. The food is ok, typical Mexican, nothing out of this world. The portions are sort of small too. The food comes out real fast also.\r
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I love the margaritas,

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I've been here way too many times than I'd like to admit - I guess when I'm hankering for Mexican food and I'm in the city without a smart-phone, I stupidly give this place the benefit of the doubt.

The guacomole is good and they make it

3
★★★★★

I've been here way too many times than I'd like to admit - I guess when I'm hankering for Mexican food and I'm in the city without a smart-phone, I stupidly give this place the benefit of the doubt.

The guacomole is good and they make it

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Some of the worst Mexican food in New York City. Lame service. It's not a horrible experience, but have a margarita at the bar before being seated so you're a little tipsy and won't notice that the food is lousy. This is a place for

3
★★★★★

Some of the worst Mexican food in New York City. Lame service. It's not a horrible experience, but have a margarita at the bar before being seated so you're a little tipsy and won't notice that the food is lousy. This is a place for

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Wow, I hate this place! Food is terrible, staff is rude, and everything about it screams tourist trap. Only go here if you hate life.

3
★★★★★

Wow, I hate this place! Food is terrible, staff is rude, and everything about it screams tourist trap. Only go here if you hate life.

Cons: ALL

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Had a great time with a few friends, the new menu is varied and the server was very attentive. I read other reviews and I wonder where these whiners went, it couldn't have been the same place I went to. A very positive experience.

3
★★★★★

Had a great time with a few friends, the new menu is varied and the server was very attentive. I read other reviews and I wonder where these whiners went, it couldn't have been the same place I went to. A very positive experience.

Pros: Great food

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I had a great time Friday night at Caliente Cab Company. My girlfriends and I had \r
the guacamole and several entrees including the fish special. The atmosphere was great. \r
The wait staff really knew the menu items and also asked us if

3
★★★★★

I had a great time Friday night at Caliente Cab Company. My girlfriends and I had \r
the guacamole and several entrees including the fish special. The atmosphere was great. \r
The wait staff really knew the menu items and also asked us if

Pros: Great food, drink and atmosphere

Cons: Just a little noisy being on the street

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fun mexican restaurant- greenwich village institution. Been going for years and the food is always great and the margaritas are the best in town. High energy- good bar scene.

3
★★★★★

fun mexican restaurant- greenwich village institution. Been going for years and the food is always great and the margaritas are the best in town. High energy- good bar scene.

Pros: best frozen drinks in nyc

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HAVE NOT BEEN HERE FOR ABOUT A YEAR AND THE MENU IS DIFFERENT WITH GREAT NEW ITEMS. THE CALIFORNIA SPRING ROLL WAS LIKE A "MEXICAN SUSHI ROLL", WHOLE WHEAT TORTILLA WITH SHRIMP, AVOCADO, AND RICE. WE SPLIT THIS (2 OF US) AND ALSO HAD SOME

3
★★★★★

HAVE NOT BEEN HERE FOR ABOUT A YEAR AND THE MENU IS DIFFERENT WITH GREAT NEW ITEMS. THE CALIFORNIA SPRING ROLL WAS LIKE A "MEXICAN SUSHI ROLL", WHOLE WHEAT TORTILLA WITH SHRIMP, AVOCADO, AND RICE. WE SPLIT THIS (2 OF US) AND ALSO HAD SOME

Pros: SPECIAL TAPAS MENU IS SUPER

Cons: A BIT NOISY

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it is the only Mexican restaurant place in the world that charges for chips and salsa and the portions shrink every time I go there....never again!

3
★★★★★

it is the only Mexican restaurant place in the world that charges for chips and salsa and the portions shrink every time I go there....never again!

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The food was great and the margaritas were delicious! Great and fun place for a night out or anytime really.

3
★★★★★

The food was great and the margaritas were delicious! Great and fun place for a night out or anytime really.

Pros: Food, Margaritas

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i must say the location is great for this restaurant, .....the over sized margaritas were , i was there last night and the night was quiet...the upstairs sitting was good for me and my girlfriend...our server was awesome i must say, he

3
★★★★★

i must say the location is great for this restaurant, .....the over sized margaritas were , i was there last night and the night was quiet...the upstairs sitting was good for me and my girlfriend...our server was awesome i must say, he

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Ok I will ADMIT...I didn't check the reviews....because this was TOTALLY spur of the moment.\r
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It was my friend's birthday and was out and about before dinner....walked by and said...Let's grab a margarita before dinner...\r
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We

3
★★★★★

Ok I will ADMIT...I didn't check the reviews....because this was TOTALLY spur of the moment.\r
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It was my friend's birthday and was out and about before dinner....walked by and said...Let's grab a margarita before dinner...\r
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what can i say that hasnt already been said ..........pay attention to the reviews, i was willing to give this place a chance regardless of the awful reviews....a very big mistake!\r
the management might want to have a look at the city

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★★★★★

what can i say that hasnt already been said ..........pay attention to the reviews, i was willing to give this place a chance regardless of the awful reviews....a very big mistake!\r
the management might want to have a look at the city

Pros: location perhaps !!!

Cons: management,food, value

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What you need to know about me...1.) I used to work here back at the turn of the century, 2.) I've always sort of have liked the food, and 3.) I've been here twice in the last month and a 1/2. Which is why I have to say...\r
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★★★★★

What you need to know about me...1.) I used to work here back at the turn of the century, 2.) I've always sort of have liked the food, and 3.) I've been here twice in the last month and a 1/2. Which is why I have to say...\r
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Pros: Conveniently Located

Cons: EVERYTHING ELSE!!!

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This place is really expensive and caters to the tourist crowd. If you want good authentic mexican food there are plenty of better places in the city, particularly in Spanish Harlem.

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★★★★★

This place is really expensive and caters to the tourist crowd. If you want good authentic mexican food there are plenty of better places in the city, particularly in Spanish Harlem.

Cons: Chain restaurant, expensive, not authentic

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ZERO STARS(city search made me choose one)\r
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I went last night,, had 2 burgers with 2 frozen margaritas and appetizer. 71 dollars with tip!!!!\r
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This place is completely overpriced.... and the food wasnt that great...appetizer was

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★★★★★

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ZERO STARS(city search made me choose one)\r
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I went last night,, had 2 burgers with 2 frozen margaritas and appetizer. 71 dollars with tip!!!!\r
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This place is completely overpriced.... and the food wasnt that great...appetizer was

Pros: cab inside of restaurant

Cons: completely overpriced for average food

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We just went for lunch. the prices are ridiculous and the food is not NEARLY good enough to put up with the terrible service we got. You'd think the staff thought they were at the Beverley Hills Four Seasons and their patrons just a

3
★★★★★

We just went for lunch. the prices are ridiculous and the food is not NEARLY good enough to put up with the terrible service we got. You'd think the staff thought they were at the Beverley Hills Four Seasons and their patrons just a

Pros: after calling my friend trash, the hostess DIDN'T attempt to throw anything at us.

Cons: the terrible staff, the ungodly prices

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I went to Caliente Cab last night to have dinner with some friends, and we had the worst dining experience ever. First, no one came over to our table for 10 minutes. It took us another 10 minutes to get water, which we had to ask for 2

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★★★★★

I went to Caliente Cab last night to have dinner with some friends, and we had the worst dining experience ever. First, no one came over to our table for 10 minutes. It took us another 10 minutes to get water, which we had to ask for 2

Pros: nothing... seriously

Cons: service, Blair as a waitress, value, management, overall experience, etc

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I visited this restaurant at the Newark Airport. It all started when I asked for chips and salsa to go with our drinks. I asked again. Still to this day have not gotten chips and salsa (maybe they planned to mail them to me?) Then,

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★★★★★

I visited this restaurant at the Newark Airport. It all started when I asked for chips and salsa to go with our drinks. I asked again. Still to this day have not gotten chips and salsa (maybe they planned to mail them to me?) Then,

Pros: Can't think of a single one!

Cons: Everything!

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This place was an overpriced tourist trap anyway, but progressive people are swearing them off, ever since Caliente ejected a black lesbian woman on the day of the 2007 Pride parade, then refused to acknowledge the problem or apologize.

3
★★★★★

This place was an overpriced tourist trap anyway, but progressive people are swearing them off, ever since Caliente ejected a black lesbian woman on the day of the 2007 Pride parade, then refused to acknowledge the problem or apologize.

Pros: kitsch, location

Cons: homophobia, sexism, arrogance

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Its a nice places to bring friends .Always a nice service >they have the best frozen pinas coladas ...Great Burgers...Seafood is great ! I Higly Recomended best location is 7th Avenue

3
★★★★★

Its a nice places to bring friends .Always a nice service >they have the best frozen pinas coladas ...Great Burgers...Seafood is great ! I Higly Recomended best location is 7th Avenue

Pros: Drinks are very strong ask for your free glass of caliente cab they never tell you but you are paying everytime you order tall glass drinks nice souvenier

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I've never had a waiter roll his eyes at me before...that is, until I ate at Caliente Cab Company. Worst service I've ever had anywhere, ever.

3
★★★★★

I've never had a waiter roll his eyes at me before...that is, until I ate at Caliente Cab Company. Worst service I've ever had anywhere, ever.

Cons: Attitude!!!

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i dont even know where to begin. my BF & i were looking forward to eating here, what with the big cup on the side of the building and all. i had to ask for our water twice and ordered a bowl of guac as soon as we had sat down. after

3
★★★★★

i dont even know where to begin. my BF & i were looking forward to eating here, what with the big cup on the side of the building and all. i had to ask for our water twice and ordered a bowl of guac as soon as we had sat down. after

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Lemme start with this: This place was horrible from the moment I arrived. I have never waited 1 hr and 15 minutes just to sit down (let alone in 90 degree heat). OK so we had about 15 people, but somehow they couldn't find a seat for us

3
★★★★★

Lemme start with this: This place was horrible from the moment I arrived. I have never waited 1 hr and 15 minutes just to sit down (let alone in 90 degree heat). OK so we had about 15 people, but somehow they couldn't find a seat for us

Pros: Margarita (Even this wasn't all that great)

Cons: Abominable Service, Food is not cooked right

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The margaritas were mediocre, expensive and small. The food wasn't horrible, but just ok. The value was non-existence.\r
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This was the worst experience I've had at a restraunt since moving to the city a year ago. This

3
★★★★★

The margaritas were mediocre, expensive and small. The food wasn't horrible, but just ok. The value was non-existence.\r
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This was the worst experience I've had at a restraunt since moving to the city a year ago. This

Pros: ????

Cons: Staff

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I used to enjoy cominng here - but it seems this place has really gone down hill - fast. The only saving grace was that the food was cheap & fast & the servers were decent - meaning - they looked clean & reliable. Now - your lucky if your

3
★★★★★

I used to enjoy cominng here - but it seems this place has really gone down hill - fast. The only saving grace was that the food was cheap & fast & the servers were decent - meaning - they looked clean & reliable. Now - your lucky if your

Pros: none lately

Cons: Staff, Decor, quality

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Good food, great atmosphere, awesome bartenders, and the best margaritas this former Texan's ever had.

3
★★★★★

Good food, great atmosphere, awesome bartenders, and the best margaritas this former Texan's ever had.

Pros: food, drinks, atmosphere

Cons: small bar area

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We had a fairly dismal experience dining here this evening. The music was too loud, the DJ was constantly and repeatedly announcing names and advertisements for the restaurant, and we had to seek out the host ourselves. As for the food,

3
★★★★★

We had a fairly dismal experience dining here this evening. The music was too loud, the DJ was constantly and repeatedly announcing names and advertisements for the restaurant, and we had to seek out the host ourselves. As for the food,

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$13 for a slushie machine margarita in a souvenir glass? I would have never ordered it if the price was on the menu. We also weren't given the option of ordering one in a regular glass. Bad food, inadequate service, smells like a tourist

3
★★★★★

$13 for a slushie machine margarita in a souvenir glass? I would have never ordered it if the price was on the menu. We also weren't given the option of ordering one in a regular glass. Bad food, inadequate service, smells like a tourist

Pros: location, outdoor dining

Cons: bad food, hidden prices, poor service

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I have gone to Caliente many times and its alot of fun.the food is great and the drinks rock!If you want something great I recomend their checker fuel and if you are hungry anything from the specials menu will make your day.

3
★★★★★

I have gone to Caliente many times and its alot of fun.the food is great and the drinks rock!If you want something great I recomend their checker fuel and if you are hungry anything from the specials menu will make your day.

Pros: drinks, food, service

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You should be able to tell from the moment you see it but this is no more than a tourist trap. The place has a great location outdoors during warm days but that is it. You'll have to wait for a seat and will be greeted with bland,

3
★★★★★

You should be able to tell from the moment you see it but this is no more than a tourist trap. The place has a great location outdoors during warm days but that is it. You'll have to wait for a seat and will be greeted with bland,

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As this place ages it gets worse. Bland food, arroganrt waiters. Thank god there are far better Mexican restaurants in the hood.

3
★★★★★

As this place ages it gets worse. Bland food, arroganrt waiters. Thank god there are far better Mexican restaurants in the hood.

Cons: , Nasty waitstaff, Indifferent managemen

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I went to eat at this place because my cousin said it was good. But it was a complete rip off. The food is awful and the chips are stale and salty!

The drinks cost $13 and thats because you get to keep the souvenir glasses...which are

3
★★★★★

I went to eat at this place because my cousin said it was good. But it was a complete rip off. The food is awful and the chips are stale and salty!

The drinks cost $13 and thats because you get to keep the souvenir glasses...which are

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Margaritas were great, the food was good.
It was not bad, it was average.

3
★★★★★

Margaritas were great, the food was good.
It was not bad, it was average.

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Places to hang out add get great Mexican food without the grease!! Strong drinks....Outdoor seating......When you want some fun food and drinks w/out attitude look beyond the cheesy taxi and go!!

3
★★★★★

Places to hang out add get great Mexican food without the grease!! Strong drinks....Outdoor seating......When you want some fun food and drinks w/out attitude look beyond the cheesy taxi and go!!

Pros: Food/drinks, Inexpensive, cute

Cons: Decor

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i went to caliente cab co because their margaritas got such great reviews. from the margaritas to the food, it was by far the worst mexican restaurant in new york. the margaritas cost $13 each and had no tequila and no taste. the food

3
★★★★★

i went to caliente cab co because their margaritas got such great reviews. from the margaritas to the food, it was by far the worst mexican restaurant in new york. the margaritas cost $13 each and had no tequila and no taste. the food

Pros: location

Cons: bad food, lousy atmosphere, overpriced

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I always bring my out of town guests here for brunch on a Saturday or Sunday morning and to this day they all continue to rave about the place. Three free frozen margaritas and delectible Mexican food. You can't go wrong especially on a

3
★★★★★

I always bring my out of town guests here for brunch on a Saturday or Sunday morning and to this day they all continue to rave about the place. Three free frozen margaritas and delectible Mexican food. You can't go wrong especially on a

Pros: Prices, Margaritas, Location

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I have been to this restaurant many times and I have always enjoyed the food here. The drinks are bit expensive but hey who goes to a restaurants for drinks. You can go to a bar later on. Another good thing about this place is you can

3
★★★★★

I have been to this restaurant many times and I have always enjoyed the food here. The drinks are bit expensive but hey who goes to a restaurants for drinks. You can go to a bar later on. Another good thing about this place is you can

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I liked the feel of the place overall, but the drinks were super expensive and the bartenders barely spoke english and had no concept of buybacks.

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★★★★★

I liked the feel of the place overall, but the drinks were super expensive and the bartenders barely spoke english and had no concept of buybacks.

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As a transplanted Texan, I once got suckered into going to this miserable excuse for a Tex-Mex restaurant. The margaritas taste like windex and it is probably the worst food i have eaten in 3+ years of living in Manhattan. PLEASE, save

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★★★★★

As a transplanted Texan, I once got suckered into going to this miserable excuse for a Tex-Mex restaurant. The margaritas taste like windex and it is probably the worst food i have eaten in 3+ years of living in Manhattan. PLEASE, save

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I thoroughly enjoyed the ambience and the frozen margaritas were exceptional. The service was excellent and we were treated to a somewhat special event when the former (and future?) Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his gal Judi Nathan happened to

3
★★★★★

I thoroughly enjoyed the ambience and the frozen margaritas were exceptional. The service was excellent and we were treated to a somewhat special event when the former (and future?) Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his gal Judi Nathan happened to

Pros: Ambience, Parking, Service

Cons: somewhat pricey

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I have been here twice and they were both great. The first time was with friends, we were seated promptly and the waitress was great. The second time was on a date, again we were seated promptly and out waiter was wonderful. Drinks were

3
★★★★★

I have been here twice and they were both great. The first time was with friends, we were seated promptly and the waitress was great. The second time was on a date, again we were seated promptly and out waiter was wonderful. Drinks were

Pros: Great Seating, Great Food, Good service

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Food wasn't good, or authentic. It is nice to sit outside on a sunny day and watch people go by though

3
★★★★★

Food wasn't good, or authentic. It is nice to sit outside on a sunny day and watch people go by though

Pros: sidewalk tables, inexpensive

Cons: food

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If you want service with an attitude then this is your place. If you are expecting real Mexican food you might want to go somewhere else. The service was simple, the food was simple and the management had attitude. The only enjoyment

3
★★★★★

If you want service with an attitude then this is your place. If you are expecting real Mexican food you might want to go somewhere else. The service was simple, the food was simple and the management had attitude. The only enjoyment

 

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