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Mez

5410 Page Road, Durham, NC 27703
9199411630
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Ranked #54 of 642 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $30
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Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Slater Road
Transit: Mez is located just steps away from the Triangle Transit Authority's bus stop on the corner of Slater Road and Page Road. We are also within walking distance of the Triangle Transit Authority's new Transfer Station slated to come online in the fall of 2008.
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We had an enjoyable dinner on the Patio... The Guacamole and variety of Salsa's were excellent!! I had a simple Quesadilla with Chicken Tingle - spicy chicken - my guests had the Salmon with Spinach and the Shrimp dish - the food was fresh and very flavorful!! Great restaurant. Very busy!! The reasons this is not a perfect score is... More

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tinton falls, nj
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111 reviews 111 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

real nice ambience. Had the tiplapia over grit dish recommended by the waiter. wonderful food. will go back again.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Every menu item I have had at this restaurant is delicious. I can't speak to authenticity, but for someone who eats a lot of Moe's and calls that Mexican, this is very much real Mexican food. The quesadillas are always so melty and amazing, and their chips and salsas really satisfy.

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Devon, Pennsylvania
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186 reviews 186 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This past Sunday we met friends at Mez on our visit to Raleigh/Durham area. The food was good not great. The service was OK. Not the southern hospitality I was expecting. The waiter was a nice guy but so laid back it was rather annoying. The Mexican menu was so passe. Not the new and authentic dishes you see these... More

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kings mountain, nc
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Okay....snob here and I admit it freely.....the Spinach Enchilada was to DIE FOR.....amazing creamy spinach, side of black beans, and rice.....the sauce was amazing.....never been before and went twice during the week of 8/10-8/15/14 because of business......I went with 5 people for lunch both days and everyone loved their meals....some people had the fish tacos and beef dishes.....Service was incredible... More

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New York City
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82 reviews 82 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Had a work group here on a Sunday evening. Staff very pleasant although a bit rushed. Food delicious and everyone was happy with their orders.

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Durham, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The food is fresh and flavors are mouth-watering! I have eaten there since it opened and have loved everything I've ordered. There is always a line a lunch so be prepared to wait or call in advance for a reservation. At dinner, you can come early and get a deal on tacos. Their patio seating in wonderful if you want... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is the first mexican restaurant I have been to that is worth going back to. Its really nice, the food is excellent and they have a great cocktail menu. The service can be a little hit or miss and the wait at lunch especially can be irritating but the wait is generally worth it. They have a great patio... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We chose a visit to Mez for an evening meal to try their healthier Mexican fare and to check out their reputable interior, and both did not disappoint. The menu is varied and the portions huge. I got the Carne Asada tacos which were good, but not as good as the burrito special my husband got. It was HUGE and... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Really good food with great flavor. Salsas that are spicy but have flavor to go with the heat. Very attentive service. A definite step above the average Mexican restaurant. Pleasant atmosphere.

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