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Red Mesa Grill

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1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
+1 231-938-2773
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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NEW ORLEANS
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great choices , lots of healthy variety. Chips and salsa upon sitting for meal. Was a quiet night when we went.

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Thank Martha H
Hillman, Michigan
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had a few appetizers, very tasty. Service was great, the food came fast and accurate.

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Thank Robert T
Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Red Mesa Grill as our last stop in Traverse City after spending 3 full days there. And it was great experience enjoying the spicy Mexican food after all the winter sports in freezing temperatures outside. We tried chicken tacos, fajitas and guacamole etc on top of that we went for the most spicy sauce they had "ultimate... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Red Mesa had great ambiance but the food was just average. The only thing I can say is the chips and salas was above par.

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Thank Ken R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love coming here for the food and the friendly atmosphere. The food is always great and their menu is a good variety for options as well as pricing. They also have the best homemade salsa!

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Thank Haley R
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

If you want Americanized Mexican food in TC, this is a fine choice. If you're just in the area for a few days, don't waste a meal on someplace like this that's just mediocre.

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Thank BreeSpree3
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Have been to Red Mesa several times over the years, service and food are always packed full of flavor. Our group was there this weekend and they easily took care of all ten of us. Bert was a great server, knowledgable and personable.

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Thank Erica U
Lansing, Michigan
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249 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Food was good, staff was very nice, it has a nice ambience, they have a good selection of food, right on the Main Street!

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Thank Aldmar F
Traverse City, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

More hype then good food or value. There are better Mexican restaurants in this community. Their partner restaurant in Boyne is way better.

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Thank TCEd
Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stop here for lunch on the way home from a long week in Northern Michigan. My wife and I were seated quickly and the food was outstanding. A little of a variation from what we are used to in terms of Mexican, but it was really good. I had the shrimp enchiladas which were outstanding. My wife had a taco... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-938-2773
Description
Traditional Mexican and Latin American specialties served in a fun, lively and festive setting. Featuring the finest and largest selection of Tequila in the North and Michigan's best Margaritas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?