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Red Mesa Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
+1 231-938-2773
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (63 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (58 reviews)
“fried ice cream” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The location was great as we were staying at the Baywatch, right across the street. Everything we had for dinner was great. Ribs were a favorite for our group.

Thank Blueisch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in TC it's good to stop here and get great food and terrific service. The rice wasn't real warm but the waitress took care of the issue. The food was fantastic, great Smokey beans...

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for a late lunch today and were quickly seated and served our drinks. It was just beginning happy hour so we ordered the $3.00 off appetizer smoked pinto bean cheese dip which I highly recommend; very good. While I only saw a...More

Thank Jills1067
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was our first time eating Mexican food. We ate at the Red Mesa Grill. It was great food. The service was great and the waitress was very helpful. I would recommend eating here.

Thank CarmenE64
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Tried this place once butwill go again. This is real Mexican food. I have limited options in restaurants because I am a vegan but there were a couple of things to choose from even for me. My dinner companions loved the place.

Thank lifeformsmk
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I always try to eat here when we are in town for the FIRST robotics competition. This time I had the shrimp wrapped in bacon stuffed with jack cheese and jalapenos one night and the tequila lime shrimp fajitas the next. Both were excellent. The...More

Thank briankeh
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I eat here when we’re in the TC area. The food is very good and service is always good. We’ve never had any issues with the food or service. When in TC again we will definitely be coming back here

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Have to drive three hours to get there. it is worth it. we make a trip about 3 or 4 times a year.usually birthdays or anniversary's just love the place.can't go without the awesome margaritas and fried ice cream.Classy place with great service.

Thank Mikey B
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Got into town later, found many restaurants close at 10, even on weekends. They were open later! Food was good, large portions. Margaritas were very good! Service good.

Thank ltfly4
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Close in proximity to where we were staying at Tamarack Lodge. The food was mediocre. Service was good. It was ok on flavor. Probably wouldn't go back. Nothing stands out.

Thank Natalie L
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Bridgette H
16 February 2018|
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Response from CavalierLady | Reviewed this property |
Please go to their website and click on "menu." That will give you the option to select "Celiac safe" to see their options.
16 October 2017|
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Response from Teachall | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is fine. You will see all styles of dress, from business, business casual, jeans, shorts, t-shirts, flip-flops, etc.
8 May 2017|
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Response from Annette T | Reviewed this property |
I believe 3-6. Great bang for your buck with the guacamole & chips!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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Traditional 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. Over 180 different kinds of Tequila and full bar! Also enjoy a variety of Happy Hour and weekly specials.
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