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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%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (63 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (58 reviews)
“brazilian steak” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
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1 - 10 of 711 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close in proximity to where we were staying at Tamarack Lodge. The food was mediocre. Service was good. It was ok on flavor. Probably wouldn't go back. Nothing stands out.

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here. The food and service was very good. The server made us feel welcome and did not try to rush us out. Will be back next time I’m in town.

Thank evilearl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with my meal. The Panama rice and refried beans tasted like flavored paste and appeared to be scooped out like ice cream. The grouper tacos lacked flavor and pizazz - possibly the worst fish tacos I've ever had. Service was fine, but it...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were staying at the Granstay hotel two doors down from the Red Mesa. We wanted something close because of the snow didn't want to venture far. We ordered chicken quesadillas for appetizers, I ordered chicken tacos and my husband got chicken...More

Thank POOFY31
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We stopped in today for lunch and a cold beer today. We were not disappointing. A lovely IPA from local Right Brain Brewery, a cup of chicken chili each followed by a shared entree. This lunch could not have been better. - Highly recommended.

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great service and great food! Even the drinks were unique and delightful. Had a seasonal ph k lady margarita which was different and refreshing - using pink lady apples and a cinnamon sugar rim - I’d have done two more of my husband hadn’t opted...More

Thank carad23
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Had two children with us, great service & special plate requests were fulfilled. Seasonal special salmon with risotto was great. Sangria was good too.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Above average Mexican food. Portions are huge, cool setting. Burrito was enormous, chips and queso were really good!

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Visited this restaurant after reading all of the good reviews and primarily for the Vegan and Vegetarian Entrees available. Nice atmosphere with a huge selection of Tequila.

Thank MargAleeta
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This place was hopping for a mid-week off season night. My husband has Celiac disease and is medically required to eat gluten free. The GF options were endless; even the tortilla chips were safe! I enjoyed the strawberry margarita with the in-house made sour mix....More

Thank CavalierLady
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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 Annette T | 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
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
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 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 Mexican and 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.
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