Our Season Ends With Half-Price Food & Drinks at Mexicali Blues!

As we told you about in last week's blog, this will be our final week open in 2019 at Mexicali Blues in Osage Beach. Our annual winter break is about to begin so Saturday, November 30, will be your last chance this year to enjoy the best Mexican food at the Lake of the Ozarks

The idea that we'll be closed for a couple of months might make you sad. To cheer you up, join us Saturday, November 30, 2019, and enjoy your favorites at HALF-PRICE! (While they last that is, so better come in early!) Here are a few tips to make sure you don't miss out on dining with us at least one more time this year.

Make a List
Take a look at the Mexicali Blues menu online and make a list of everything that you absolutely have to have before we close our doors for the season. It's probably going to be a LOT of items, so organize those from "most important" to "still important, but not as much" so you know where to get started when you come in to place your order. 

Create a P…

Mexicali Blues' Winter Break Is Coming - Dine With Us NOW!

Your favorite Lake of the Ozarks Mexican restaurant does our best to bring you the freshest and most flavorful foods throughout the year. We do close Mexicali Blues down for a couple of months over the winter though to give our staff some much deserved time off over the holidays. After that, we all come back refreshed and eager to see all of your wonderful faces once again! 

This year, our final day for the 2019 season will be on Saturday, November 30. You've still got plenty of time to get on over here and enjoy the best Mexican food at the Lake of the Ozarks before that happens. As a tasty reminder, here are a few of the delicious items you're going to want to enjoy at least one more time before we take our winter break. 

Delicious Dips
You always begin your meal at Mexicali Blues with a big bowl of freshly-made tortilla chips and our famous house recipe salsa. (Be sure to pick up enough jars while you're here to last you over the winter, plus a few to give away as gifts fo…

Fun Facts About Mexican Food You Probably Don't Know

The best Mexican food at the Lake of the Ozarks comes out of the kitchen at Mexicali Blues in Osage Beach. The most important part is the fresh, quality ingredients that give it an amazing flavor. Less important but still very interesting, are the little known yet intriguing facts about some of these foods. 

Today we've gathered a few fun facts about some popular Mexican foods & drinks. They will make for wonderful conversation starters the next time you are dining with friends at our Lake of the Ozarks Mexican restaurant

A Healthy Choice
The majority of Mexican food is quite healthy because many dishes include all of the important food groups in one recipe. Many of the ingredients such as fresh vegetables and spices contain a lot of healthy antioxidants. 

Burrito means donkey?
The word "burrito" derives from the Spanish word "burro" which means donkey. Burrito actually translates to little donkey. No, that does not mean donkey was ever an ingredient! Actually…

Fiesta Fridays Are BACK at the Lake of the Ozarks!

It's that wonderful time of the year once again - Fiesta Fridays at back at Mexicali Blues! Taco Tuesdays are quite possibly the most popular weekday at our Mexican restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks most of the year, but these weekly Friday specials are every bit as exciting (and delicious) as $1 tacos! 

TGIF (Thank Goodness It's FAJITAS!)
Throughout November you've got an extra reason to get excited about Fridays because our Fiesta Fridays are filled with all kinds of delicious deals! The first of these fantastic Friday deals is one of our most popular dishes - fajitas.

Every Friday you can enjoy a small order of our chicken fajitas for only $9! For that incredible price, you get savory grilled chicken served on a bed of grilled onions and peppers. That's all served with tortillas and a plate full of rice, beans, lettuce, cheese, sour cream, and tomatoes.  

Normally, our small chicken fajitas cost $13.50 and our larger orders are $19.50. On Fiesta Friday, you'll be…

A Few Fun Facts About a Delicious Ingredient - Shrimp

We pride ourselves in only using the freshest, most flavorful ingredients in the best Mexican food at the Lake of the Ozarks. Today we are focusing our attention on one extremely delicious ingredient used in many dishes at Mexicali Blues - shrimp. First up, a few fun facts about this savory seafood followed by the many different ways you can enjoy it at our Lake of the Ozarks Mexican restaurant.  
Intriguing Fun Facts About Shrimp

They're not hard to find.
Shrimp are found widely around the world and are able to live in both freshwater and saltwater. They're not all "shrimpy."
Shrimp come in different sizes, from around a half-inch long up to 12 inches or longer. The longest shrimp ever found on record was located in the Indian River near Fort Pierce, Florida and measured in at 18 inches long!They're not picky eaters.
Shrimp are omnivores, which means that they eat both plants and animals. "Green" shrimp is safe to eat.
While this is true, you need to pay clo…

Mexico Celebrates Halloween For 3 Entire Days!

Halloween is almost here. A spooky-fun night to go out, get dressed up, and indulge in way too much candy! Halloween falls on a Thursday in 2019 so our Lake of the Ozarks Mexican restaurant will be open for you to enjoy all of your favorite Mexican food treats. (Maybe a few margaritas too!) 

Here in the United States we only celebrate this holiday officially 1 day of the year (although parties surround the actual date both before and after it.) In Mexico, they stretch the holiday into a 3-day celebration! Halloween is observed on October 31, just like it is here, but the festivities continue through November 2 with Dia de los Muertos. Mexicali Blues has all of the fun facts about Mexico's extended holiday for you in today's blog.  

All Hallow's Eve - Oct 31
Mexico observes Halloween (or All Hallow's Eve) much like we do here in America. Children dress up in costumes and go door-to-door asking for candy. One small difference is that instead of crying "Trick or Treat&q…

What's For Lunch? How About One of These...

Mexicali Blues in Osage Beach has a menu full of delicious dishes for you to enjoy every Tuesday-Saturday. Our full menu of the best Mexican food at the Lake of the Ozarks is available beginning at 11:30 am daily, but today we're highlighting a few of the dishes that are great for a lunch break. 

Mexicali Blues is always a wonderful way to end your day on a high note with an amazing dinner. Joining us for lunch means you get a happy (and tasty) boost of energy to help you over the hump of a busy day! 

These savory selections are all "wrapped" up nicely for a handheld treat. We take a chipotle tortilla and fill it with your choice of chicken, pork, or beef with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro ranch. It's served with a side of rice or fries. You may also upgrade your meat to include either fajita chicken, fajita steak, or fajita shrimp. 

Mexi-Grille Wrap
This one takes the wrap to the next level! You may choose either fajita chicken or steak and …