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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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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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
New Rochelle, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My favorite Mexican dish is chile rellenos and I've tried many different Mexican restaurants but I've never eaten one as delicious as The Little Mexican Cafe. My husband and I go there at least twice a month and I always get this dish! The restaurant is clean, the food is delicious and the wait staff are very polite!

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

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review! Our guests' feedback is very important to us and we're so happy to hear yours. We are excited to hear that the chile rellenos is your favorite as we must agree it is quite delicious! Thank you again for your comments. We hope to have... More 

New Rochelle, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This place has great authentic Mexican food at very reasonable price. Service is very good. Highly recommend!

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

Hi Mark, Thank you so much! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit with us! We pride ourselves on providing our guests with delicious food accompanied by great service and are glad to hear that you received both. We definitely hope to see you back again soon! More 

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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The food is mediocre, stay away from the taco Tuesday 99 cent special. They are not taco's, they are a corn tortilla with some meat and onions, nothing else and not historically what a taco is known to be. Very disappointing to say the least.

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1 Thank svill2
New Rochelle, NY
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Probably won't return. The wait staff was nice, but the food was lacking flavor. The tropical drinks, however, were delicious.

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1 Thank hopester22
Ed A, Manager at Little Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Hello hopester22, Although we're disappointed to hear that your recent experience at Little Mexican Cafe missed the mark, we thank you for taking the time out of your day to share your feedback with us. We strive to offer a wide variety of delicious and flavorful options for our guests and are saddened to hear this was not the case... More 

New Rochelle, New York
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79 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I go to the Little Mexican Cafe at least 3-4 times a month. Their freshly prepared guacamole is awesome. They have really good chicken or chorizo quesadillas as well. Their frozen drinks are also good. The piña coladas and mango margaritas are my favorite. They have a bar next to the restaurant and there's a DJ on the weekends and... More 

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Thank WandaW0man
Ed A, Manager at Little Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Hello WandaW0man, Thank you for leaving your great review! We agree that our guacamole, quesadillas and specialty drinks are delicious and are so happy you think so, too. We strive to impress all of our guests with a wide variety of great tasting food paired with an atmosphere they'll enjoy just as much. Thank you again for your review and... More 

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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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?