Restaurant of The Week: Mexicali Rose

A landmark of The Dells for 30 years now, Mexicali Rose (previously The Lighthouse) offers stunning, riverside views, friendly service, authentic, flavorful Mexican food, refreshing margaritas, and more! Conveniently located at the most popular intersection in The Dells, Mexicali Rose is a place the whole family is sure to love.

Just looking for a place to grab a drink or two and relax? Mexicali Rose is the perfect summertime location! Every night from 4-6, they have $3 12-ounce margaritas. With lots of fruit flavors, blended or on the rocks, salt or sugar rims, margarita your way at Mexicali Rose. Grab a stool at the new indoor bar or soak up some sunshine and a view at their outdoor bar, The River Rat.

What would a Mexican dining experience be without some chips and salsa? Begin your lunch or dinner with some fresh, crisp tortilla chips and homemade salsa, yum! Famous for their fajitas, choose from grilled chicken, succulent steak, lightly spiced shrimp, or a combination. Served piping hot on a sizzling skillet, sides include: cheese, onions, green peppers, lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, and sour cream! Meant to enjoy individually or to share, everyone can create his or her own flavorful masterpiece.

All the classic, Mexican favorite appetizers and entrees are there, as well as some Mexicali Rose specialties, and a kid’s menu they are sure to love! Their choices include: mini tacos or burritos, as well as American favorites such as peanut butter and jelly or chicken tenders. Mexicali Rose is the ideal place to grab the kiddos some extra fuel for the area attractions, if you can pull them away from playing on Mexicali Rose’s expansive deck long enough to eat that is!

Mexican fried ice cream, yes you read that right, is the most delicious way to conclude your dining experience at Mexicali! Chocolate chip ice cream dipped in honey, rolled in chocolate chip cookie crumbs, deep fried, and topped with honey-apple sauce and whipped cream. Incredible! Indulge in a sweet ending to an ideal lunch or dinnertime.

Family owned and operated; bring your family in to be apart of theirs at Mexicali Rose! Located right along the river at the entrance to the Lower Dells boat docks, grab a ride on one of the area’s most famous attractions after an unforgettably delicious Mexican meal! For more information and a detailed menu head to: www.mexicali-rose.com. Happy eating!