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Red Mesa Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
+1 231-938-2773
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (68 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (63 reviews)
“fried ice cream” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was $35 without the tip for 2 drinks from the bar, a cup of potato corn chowder and a tamale appetizer. The salsa was decent, however the chips were stale. Did not taste like they were even made that day. The service was good. Food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank harleymomma120
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked our meals here. I had the chicken tacos and they were excellent. Place is nicely decorated in the Mexican theme. Good prices, great value.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lindasS1100RP
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Drinks were good, food was good, service was good, the only thing missing is dished you can have that are lower in carbs and sugar, other then that we really enjoyed the place, food and service

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RanRen
Reviewed 5 November 2018

There were 6 of us in our group. The waitress was great and the food came out hot and quick! We would definitely go back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lovetootrvl
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

My sister and I had the wet burrito and LOVED it! Also, don’t leave without trying the Sour Cherry margarita!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank stephaniehuber198
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We stumbled upon this place across the street from our hotel. The line was long but moved quickly. The wait was worth it. I couldn;t get better Tex Mex food in Texas.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank galongpi
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This was our second time visiting while in the area. We wanted to give this restaurant another chance. It was a waster of timeZ the food was cold, nothing tasted authentic, the cheese on my main entree was not melted. So many things wrong. Taco...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sfromd
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We have been going to the Red Mesa since it opened and always enjoyed the atmosphere and food. Always made it a point to go there at least twice during our vacation. We were looking forward to a great meal this visit to Traverse City,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank BEA W
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I had the blue Curaçao margarita with a chicken and beef taco. The margarita was excellent, food was very good. Worth a stop!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shoeguy24
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My family (party of 4) stopped by for dinner here on our last night in town. The food here was great, and the portions are pretty big. The large baskets of chips and salsa were much appreciated. Our biggest complaint was the service - it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chad1640
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Bridgette H
16 February 2018|
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Response from CavalierLady | Reviewed this property |
Please go to their website and click on "menu." That will give you the option to select "Celiac safe" to see their options.
16 October 2017|
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Response from Teachall | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is fine. You will see all styles of dress, from business, business casual, jeans, shorts, t-shirts, flip-flops, etc.
8 May 2017|
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Response from culinarycuriosity24 | Reviewed this property |
I believe 3-6. Great bang for your buck with the guacamole & chips!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-938-2773
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Traditional Latin American specialties served in a fun, lively and festive setting. Featuring the finest and largest selection of Tequila in the North and Michigan's best Margaritas. Over 180 different kinds of Tequila and full bar! Also enjoy a variety of Happy Hour and weekly specials.
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