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Oct 5, 2006 05:00 AM

Excellent Mexican Soft Tacos, Grilled Corn, Etc at cart on Wooster and Prince.

I just want to say if you want good cheap Mexican food, go to the cart -I think it might be called Calexico- on the corner of Wooster St. and Prince St. (in front of the Camper shoe store). I had the chicken soft tacos and grilled corn and both were FRESH and very flavorful. Go there- expecially if you are feeling nostalgic or craving California style tacos.

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  1. i just tried the cart today for the first time. had a carne asada taco and a shrimp taco. and, i have to agree... excellent cali-style... wish i worked closer by.

    1. Definitely some of the best CalMex in NYC. And to be honest, it's better that most of what you get on the Left Coast. Super fresh and flavorful - one of the best under $10 meals in town, IMHO. Who knew white boys could do Mexican so well?

      1. Thanks for the tip. Do they serve stuff besides tacos? Like maybe burritos?

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        1. re: a_and_w

          Their printed menu lists tacos ($3), burritos ($7), quesadillas ($4-$7) and sides (grilled corn, guacamole, black beans, rice, chips and salsa, etc.). They'll also sell marinated carne asada that you can cook at home; order ahead at 646-234-4728.

          1. re: squid kun

            what are its hours like? is it there around dinner time, or only for lunch?

        2. I've only seen them there at lunch on weekdays.

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          1. re: NateV

            weekdays that aren't cloudy and overcast.... :(

          2. Thanks to food bloggers I finally found out about Calexico Cart on the NE corner of Wooster and Prince.

            Went today @ 1:15PM and it was about a 15-20 minute wait.

            I ordered 2 pork soft tacos @ $3.00/each. I'm not kidding when I tell you that these were 4 star tacos - pulled pork with chipotle sauce, pickled onions and a nicely spiced tomatillo sauce. Heavenly.

            The cart is run by the Vendley brothers (Jesse, Brian and David) and I think they've only been in business for aroud 6 months. They are truly dishing up authentic Cal/Mexican food.

            These guys are finalists in the 2006 Vendy Awards - if they win this corner of Soho will be more mobbed than ever!

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            1. re: livetotravel

              ... and we'll face an onslaught of 'vendley wins vendy' jokes.