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Red Mesa Cantina

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, Latin,
128 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-4224
+1 727-527-8728
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (66 reviews)
“duck tacos” (48 reviews)
“mofongo” (44 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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128 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-4224
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Near Downtown. Give it a try. You will like the food. I'm helping travelers make their dreams come true!

Thank 458BillR458
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun restaurant/bar in downtown St. Pete. I visited with a large group of people and service was great despite the restaurant being very busy that evening and our large table. Everyone in the group enjoyed their food. I had the Sweet Potato Taco, which was...More

Thank MissMMS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Red Mesa is a fantastic place to eat. Some of the dishes we had were a little spicy but delicious. The drinks were cold and they had an unique selection. Might be the best rice and beans I’ve ever had. Will return.

Thank Thomasja37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Red Mesa Cantina at least 5 times in the last year, not only are the menu items different but they serve the absolute best breakfast, don’t limit yourself to lunch or dinner ! Then take a walk around great shopping area...More

Thank Sharoninflorida53
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is delicious here. Loved the Seafood Mofongo and the shrimp taco. The potions are just small. The seafood mofongo was delicious and recommend it but it would have been nice to have rice served with it, more filling. Had someone pick me a...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food, and the prices were awesome too. Beautiful setting with outdoor seating. Not too close to other people, and had multiple levels.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stop at Red Mesa for a lite late lunch. We had heard about this place for awhile. The place is huge, with s veal levels to the restaurant.We sat outside in the garden area that was surrounded by bamboo trees with tables...More

Thank natnpr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place for brunch or happy hour. The outdoor seating is fantastic and the sangria is on point.

Thank msenous6
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was crazy busy on a warm Saturday night! There was a wait for outdoor seating so we chose to eat inside. It was extremely loud so if you’re looking to have lots of conversation, I’d wait for an outside table! Our server and...More

Thank NieSam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We asked where to eat when we checked into the Avalon, this was one suggestion. It did not disappoint. I recommend the Mexican Street corn (not sure name on the menu) but so good. Cutest atmosphere and yummy food. And on a random we highly...More

Thank AshandJer
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22 October 2017|
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Response from alwaysfun2travel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I would check with the restaurant.
15 April 2017|
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Response from Edgar V | Property representative |
Greetings! We have a lot of things planned, actually. Having the largest collections of Tequilas and Mezcals in the Southern US gets us a lot of support from a number of brands of Tequilas and beers. During the day different... More
William G
5 March 2017|
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Response from Edgar V | Property representative |
Hi William, if what you're asking is if we're dog friendly, indeed we are. Just let the hostess know you're accompanied by your dog and they'll take great care of you both. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-4224
    (2nd Avenue South)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-527-8728
  • E-mail
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!
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