Mexicali on Court Street Closed


Brown paper has gone up in the windows at Mexicali restaurant at 141 Court Street in Boerum Hill and their number is no longer in service.

“It’s across the street from Trader Joe’s and a way busy location that now feels like 86th Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan (and not in a good way),” emailed a reader who passed on the tip. “Maybe that’s the new location of J. Crew since the nearby fruit stand doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere,” he speculated, referring to Pacific Green at 151 Court Street.

The retail space at 141 Court Street is slightly less than 1,000 square feet, although there are two floors of residential space above it, according to PropertyShark. Splendid is across the street at 142 Court in a 1,100-square-foot space. When J. Crew signed a 10-year lease for 151 Court Street last year, it was for more than 5,700 square feet of space over three floors, including the cellar, The Real Deal reported at the time.

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