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Mekenita Mexican Grille

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17623 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Lutz, FL 33548-4535
+1 813-264-1212
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (27 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
17623 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Lutz, FL 33548-4535
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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Nice atmosphere. They have taco, burritoes, and great salads. Good portions. Chicken, beef , fish and shrimp options. Sangria is very good. They offer hot or mild salsa verde and other choices of salsas. Chips and salsa come with meal.

1  Thank Christina L
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Good Mexican food. Nice selection of menu options. Seafood always fresh. Appetizers, burritos, and tacos have been great so far. Also beer options. They bring food to your table but you order at counter. Takes some time for food to be delivered but that tells...More

1  Thank William H
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

The Pollo festiva special is fabulous. Smoked habanero shines through on the chicken. The tempura zucchini complemented it perfectly. Oh, forget Doritos. Do Mekenita's chips instead.

1  Thank kmfrashier
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great little place with good Mexican food that uses fresh ingredients. Simple but tasty without the cheesy birthday songs.

Thank Diver City S
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have lunch at Mekenita's 3 to 4 times each month. The salads (shrimp, chicken or beef) are good as well as the tacos (fish, chicken or beef). The people who work there are friendly and efficient.

Thank Hockey0519
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Mekenita Grille is located in a shopping center as are most of Florida's restaurants, bars and grilles. This particular place served us good margaritas(not from a mix). Beer is also offered, the usual Mexican brands and one American brand. There are home made sangrias or...More

Thank evefrSI
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Enjoy going there-- good salsa and chips Good service- prompt and hot- good variety very friendly good parking. Fajitas and enchilada are excellent , several TVs spread around

Reviewed July 26, 2016

A friend has recommended this restaurant and said it was one of the best Mexican restaurants that she ever ate at. So glad we took her advice. Good variety of food options. Complimentary chips and salsa was good. Got the seafood ceviche appetizer was excellent....More

Thank nkstein
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

The ceviche is delicious and my kids love the fresh juice. Service is fairly quick and staff is friendly and helpful. I would recommend this place over chains such as Tijuana Flats or Moes.

Thank Debby W
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I was overly surprised how good the food is. Very unique options and a delicious consistency. Great experience every time!

Thank ShibaEnu
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January 29, 2016|
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Response from mickeymidd | Reviewed this property |
I do tip a little and I think that's appropriate. They make at least three trips to the table, one for chips and salsa, another for your order, and the third to clear the table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17623 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Lutz, FL 33548-4535
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lutz
  • Phone Number: +1 813-264-1212
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