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Red Mesa

4912 4TH St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703-3819
+1 727-527-8728
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Of Mexican origin, fused with flavors and favorites from Latin American, Tex-Mex & Caribbean kitchens. A St. Pete landmark, known all over for inspired dining at its best, garnering numerous awards and kudos, most proud of our personal service.
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Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Atmosphere was good, service excellent. Waitress was attentive but did not hover. She was very enthusiastic about the menu, with good reason. Wonderful spanish cuisine and Creme Brulee Cheesecake! Need I say more? Prices were upscale but not out of bounds. No wait on a busy holiday weekend at 6:00 PM.

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Port St. Lucie
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We arrived and they were in the middle if a shift change so we had to wait 10 minutes for a server to come take our order. Once that was resolved, our server was attentive and respectful. He was very knowledgable on the different entrees on the menu. My husband and I and my oldest son had two tacos and... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you want a meal that is always fantastic, servers are always warm and inviting, try Red Mesa. My wife and I went once again and had an excellent time. How is it some restaurants just get it?

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

I love Red Mesa. It's been my favorite restaurant in St Pete for many years. The food is delicious, creative, & well presented. They make the best white sangria I have ever had! I'll go just for the sangria! They also have a really good Sunday brunch.

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Seminole, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Red Mesa is a local favorite if ours in St Pete Florida. Great food reasonable prices. They also have a great lunch menu.

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Sacramento, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We checked this out because a lot of friends recommended it...and they were right! It's wonderful food and nice service! It's not the most interesting space inside, but the food (we had grilled mahi-mahi, steaks, chicken burritos) was really great. The chicken tortilla soup is especially tasty. We'll come back soon!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stopped in for lunch, Tripadvisor reviews directed us here. We were not disappointed. The outdoor seating area was nice and offered a lot of shade. Inside it was just neat. The menu was unique. I had the steak quesadilla and Jason had the chicken quesadilla and we shared chips and salsa. The chips were warm, the salsa had the... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Red mesa is a good choice for great Mexican food. We love that it is downtown in walking distance. Their appetizers are great and on Wednesday's they have Fajita Specials. Great indoor and outdoor seating...

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Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I was expecting better from all the great reviews. I was looking for a good Mexican restaurant while on vacation & from the reviews I thought this might be it... Everything we had was ok but definitely not worth the extra drive for us to get there. I would not go back.

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Brandon, Florida, USA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I visited Red Mesa and had an excellent experience. if you want great Mexican, there are really only two options in the Tampa Bay area...Miguel's and this place. Miguel's is a bit more upscale and pricier than Red Mesa but both locations are solid choices.

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