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Mexican, Latin
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Reviewed November 24, 2021

We go here pretty regularly for lunch. They have ample parking. There is indoor and outdoor seating. We always sit inside...it's a quiet and easy going kind of vibe, perfect for a leisure lunch. The wine list is limited (wish they had a rose by...the glass), the cocktails are good (I don't recommend the house margarita though)...They offer a lunch menu which includes a N/A drink and soup/salad, which is very fairly priced. The service is always friendly. We're always happy with the food and we've tried a lot of things there. Overall this has consistently been a perfect place for lunch.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 26, 2021

Food and service was very good. We had a group of 8 people and all of us were happy with taste, temperature, and presentation of the food. Cocktails were very nice and server was very professional and attentive. We will definitely return!!!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 7, 2021

Went for a nice lunch. Haven’t been here in about 20 years but food was still as good as we remembered! Guacamole to start was perfect. Enjoyed a salad with salmon and a Chile rellano and enchilada combo with a wonderful sauce. Finished with a...guava empanada which was very tasty and not overly sweet. Great drinks and attentive pleasant service. This is our favorite Mexican restaurant in the USA!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 12, 2021

Early dinner for my wife and I. Small place with just enough parking. Fresh guacamole, chips and salsa. Ordered both shrimp tacos and a spicy shrimp burrito. Both were fresh and tasty. Hard to find a good margarita in this area (way too many bottled...mixes used) but this bartender came through! I will recommend to friends and family.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 6, 2021

We ate here for lunch on Saturday 6/5/21 and had very slow service. The portions are small and the food is average. I'd look elsewhere for Mexican food in St. Petersburg.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed May 11, 2021

After taking a very early flight and arriving in St Petersburg, my wife and I were hungry. This is not always a good proposition in a new area you have never been to. We took a chance on Red Mesa and were impressed. Service was...very good and the pork verde that I had was also very good. But the shrimp and avocado burrito - my wife was impressed. She said for what is described as fairly simple, this was truly amazing.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Michelle, Marketing at Red Mesa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2021

Hi Glenn, thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a kind review. We appreciate you giving us a try and we are so glad to hear that you both enjoyed your meal. We look forward to seeing you again next...More

Reviewed April 16, 2021 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Saint Petersburg and happened on this place by accident. We had no clue how good the food would be. The chips and salsa were a great start. My wife had the crab and shrimp enchiladas and I had steak....The portions were huge, and the food was out of this world! The presentation was excellent. We finished our meal with the best Churros I have ever eaten. I can’t even describe how good they were. First of all they are massive, and covered with cinnamon and sugar. They are crispy on the outside and soft and doughy on the inside. And do you dip them in chocolate or caramel sauce. I found dessert Nirvana! We will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 24, 2021

The food was good, and the service was excellent. We stopped in trying to get our Mexican food fix. The hot sauce and queso were good, the salsa had a good flavor. The pork carnitas burrito was tender and had a good taste. The beans...were interesting, but surprisingly tasty. Our waiter was fun and provided us excellent service. We will be back before our trip is over.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 12, 2021 via mobile

I arrived for an early dinner. Not crowded. I ordered the vegetable enchilada: zucchini, corn, mushrooms, peppers, onion, spinach, Jack cheese, topped with ancho tomatillo sauce. It came with sides of rice and beans. Very tasty with a combination of flavors and textures. Reasonably priced....Service was friendly but a little slow.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed November 5, 2020

Came here with friends. We had the chips and guacamole, and I had a hard taco dish. It was delicious and fresh. Service was excellent and the place was very clean. Manager even came by to make sure our experience was great. It was, thank...you!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Dina B
August 21, 2017|
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Response from Brent A | Reviewed this property |
My experience is Red Mesa offers a three course or so special for certain evenings, but only for certain periods of time. Give them a call at (727) 527-8728 & ask.
Nancy M
July 9, 2016|
Response from Marketing T | Property representative |
Indeed we are! Monday we open at 11 am with final seatings by 9:30 pm. FYI, the rest of the week looks like this: LUNCH Monday to Friday - 11 am to 4 pm DINNER Sunday - 3 pm to 9 pm Monday to Thursday - 4 pm to 9:30... More
June 19, 2016|
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Response from Marketing T | Property representative |
Two of our three locations have outdoor doggie dining areas: Red Mesa Mercado, 1100 1st Ave N, St Pete 33705 Red Mesa Cantina 128 3rd St S, St Pete 33701
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Yes, Red Mesa Restaurant offers takeout services.

Red Mesa Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4