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Oct 27, 2006 05:31 PM

Calexico Cart - when are they open?

Does anyone know if the Calexico Cart is open o the weekends? What time/day are you most likely to find them?


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  1. today, i finally decided to go out of my way to check this place out. i stopped by around 2pm and the cart wasn't there. what gives? are they only open during warm/mild weather? do they close before 2pm? or was this just an aberration?

    i tried finding info about their hours of operation on this site and others, and the best i could find was that they set up shop only on weekdays from 11-3:30 or 4:30. but since they definitely weren't there at 2pm, i'm a little confused.

    thanks. oh, and btw, i was walking through nolita this afternoon as well, and noticed that a hair salon had taken over the old lunettes et chocolat space. now, from what i understand lunettes et chocolat has been closed for at least a year, but for some reason their awning still hung outside the storefront?!? i wonder why this is the case, and would appreciate it if anyone who knows could chime in.

    3 Replies
    1. re: lebron

      There's phone and e-mail contact info in last month's Chow Digest item on Calexico:

      1. re: squid kun

        A few weeks ago, I think it was around 2pm, and they were there.
        Other than that.. I can't offer any more help.

        1. re: squid kun

          thanks for the info. i actually emailed them yesterday, but no response as of yet.

          normally i wouldn't bother posting these types of questions - i'd rather just go again and find out for myself - but the problem is that i don't work anywhere near soho, and for me to get there during their supposed work hours, i have to go out of my way (on a subway + walk) during my all-too-short lunch break. and i'd rather not make that trip again unless i'm pretty sure that they're going to be there.

          anyhow, thanks again - much appreciated! hopefully they respond to me soon, or someone else here can provide more info.

      2. what is calexico cart? what food served? thanks.

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        1. re: kevin

          california-style mexican food - tacos, burritos, grilled corn, etc. they have a myspace page at

          but unfortunately, no info. on when they're there.

        2. ok, i finally got the lowdown from the calexico guys. apparently their cart was in the shop all week, but they'll be back out tomorrow:

          "hello -

          thanks for your interest in our food. sorry you missed us - the cart's been
          in the shop this week for maintenence. however, we'll be back out tomorrow
          (thurs). you can find us at the corner of wooster and prince, or the corner
          of mercer and prince (1 block away), from 11am to 4pm on weekdays.

          we look forward to serving you.