mexican cantina

bold.  eclectic.  fun.  inventive.

Located in Midtown East, Manhattan, Calico's is a longtime, bustling casual restaurant that serves an inventive take on Mexican cuisine to a trendy crowd.


At Calico's, our passion is to serve.  We aim to provide a one-of-a-kind experience that energizes everyone with an enthusiastic welcome, exceptional service, good food, promiscuous promotions, and an unforgettable fiesta.

Calico’s lively atmosphere makes us a versatile setting for an after work bite, drinks on the town, a birthday fiesta, a working lunch, corporate functions, and much more! Our in house marketing team helps plan the perfect social event for groups of 10-400.
Want to book an event?  Check out our event packages below, click book an event, or contact our event coordinator, Nicole, at




800 2nd Avenue
42nd Street & 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10017


M-Wed 11:30am-12am
Thurs 11:30am-1am
Friday 11:30am-4am
Saturday 11am-4am
Sunday 11am-12am

Kitchen Open daily til 11pm



upcoming events


birthday party specials

Here at CJ’s we never miss a reason to party, and your birthday is for sure our favorite!  Calico's has always been the premiere birthday party venue in NYC!  We offer all types of food and drink specials, and can customize a party package to fit your needs. 


nominate your boss 

Here's your chance to make your boss work for you!  Nominate your boss to guest bartend and get your whole office awesome drink specials that include half priced mixed drinks, select draft beer, and margaritas for 3 hours! 


the saturday night countdown

Dear Saturday, We <3 you!  Beat the clock specials start at 7pm with 5 for the price of 1 drinks!  Specials "countdown" hourly, 4 for 1 drinks at 8pm, 3 for 1 drinks at 9pm, 2 for 1 drinks at 10pm, etc.  At midnight drink specials reverse ending again with 5 for 1 drinks from 3 to 4am!  For more information call 212-557-4300!

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Calico's NYC

800 2nd Avenue

corner of 42nd Street and 2nd Avenue

New York, NY  10017