UPDATE: Mexicali to reopen Tuesday after temporary closure due to 2 employees testing positive for COVID-19

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UPDATE: Mexicali is set to reopen in a few days after temporarily closing its restaurant on 18th Street earlier this week upon that two employees recently tested positive for COVID-19.

Co-Owner Irene Ramirez said the restaurant will open for takeout on Tuesday and is expected to be open for dine-in customers later in the week. The restaurant has been temporarily closed as a safety precaution.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — People looking for a bite to eat at Mexicali have noticed that it has been closed and will be for a few days.

17 News went by the restaurant on 18th Street and found the door closed and a sign on the door that read: “Due to unforeseen circumstances we are closed for the next few days. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.”

Sign found on Mexicali restaurant’s front doors. / KGET

It wasn’t clear what those circumstances are. 17 News reached out several times to ask why they closed, but have not heard back.

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