When Mexico met California, audiences quivered anticipating the moment when playful banter led to the inevitable kiss. Relish the spicy results of requited love with today’s Groupon: for $8, you get $16 worth of Mexican fare and drinks at Mexicali Grill. This Groupon is valid at both the McHenry Village and the Salida locations. Mexicali Grill specializes in fusing traditional south-of-the-border dishes with California razzle-dazzle, resulting in healthy meals that scintillate mouths with spice. Digitally unfold the front and the back of Mexicali Grill’s menu to take a tour along the tongue's battleground, where Mexican and Californian cuisines vie for vittle victory. Dine on bulky border burritos stuffed with salmon, snapper, or shrimp ($6.49–$6.99), or change latitudes by snarfing stir-fry wraps ($6.49) or customizing pasta bowls ($6.29–$6.49). Maintain masticating stamina with one of Mexicali's electrolyte-rich beers. Both locations feature shiny, spacious interiors that are well suited for large family gatherings, friendly feastings, or zesty speed-dating sessions.
Eight Yelpers give Mexicali Grill a 3.5-star average: