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“Sunday brunch” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Red Mesa Cantina

Red Mesa Cantina
128 3rd St. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-4224
+1 727-896-8226
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Ranked #28 of 705 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, Peruvian, Latin, Cuban
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Good for: Doing business, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 2nd Avenue South
Transit: Free Public Transportation for Tropicana Field sporting events, i.e., Rays games, one block away. A municipal PTSA bus stop is across the street at Publix. Taxi’s all know Cantina.
Description: With Mexican cuisine at its heart, Red Mesa Cantina blends Latin and Caribbean kitchen traditions to create a menu of exquisite ceviches, tacos, and small plate classics that deliver bold, fresh flavors. An award winning, word-of-mouth favorite among locals and visitors alike with the most extensive selection of Tequilas in the South!
St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Sunday brunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Great Sunday brunch, variety of brunch specials and reg menu available. Superb atmosphere for anytime dinning.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New England
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277 reviews 277 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“A good Mexican restaurant in St. Petersburg”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

The Red Mesa Cantina is a popular Mexican restuarant in downtown St. Petersburg, FL.
It is a good variety of Mexican dishes.
The food is good, but the service is inconsistent - since they are usually very busy.
It is large, with both indoor and outdoor seating.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“2 for 2 & batting 1.000.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This was our second visit to Red Mesa. Went there last year during Spring Training & was quite pleased. This year was even better. Took some friends who loved it, too. Arrived at 9PM & was promptly seated. George was our waiter & took great care of us. Drinks, appetizers, entrees & desserts were all outstanding. No complaints by any of us. Reasonably priced - 4 appetizers, 5 entrees, 4 alcoholic beverages & 3 desserts for $145. Great outdoor atmosphere. Already looking forward to 2014 Spring Training.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Amazing, but expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I love every single thing in that place... the waiter was very friendly and funny talking to me about my options, food is very very yummy, visual is PERFECT, with a nice font and lovely nights... such a very romantic place. But everything has a price, and the price there can be a little high. I think it's worth tough.

Visited January 2013
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Perfect margarita, atmosphere, food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

If you are looking for a really excellent homemade margarita then go no further than Red Mesa Cantina in downtown St Petersburg FL.

Carl the bartender makes a Hot Carlos margarita that is the best spicy drink I have ever had

Brunch food was great and service impeccable. Love the big outdoor patio too

Try it. You will live it

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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