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Calexico Carne Asada

122 Union St. (Columbia St.) Send to Phone
718-488-8226 | Order Now! | Menu
An authentic taqueria grows in Brooklyn.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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Calexico Carne Asada Restaurant Review

: Named for a California border town, this Brooklyn Mexican eatery began life as a cart. From there, the owners expanded into a full-blown taqueria, much to the neighborhood’s delight. The décor of stucco and Christmas lights is fitting enough for the no-frills but better-than-average Mexican fare. Most of the offerings are fairly typical---large burritos and juicy meat-filled tacos, as well as a rolled quesadilla. But daily specials deviate: burritos and tacos filled with ingredients like pumpkin or pork belly. Another good bet is the cheddar grits, a succulent mix of grits, cheese and peppers that could make Calexico (the taqueria, not the border town) a destination in and of itself.
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