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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” (62 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 705 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in on a busy Friday night. Was seated immediately. Waitress was very nice. Food came out SUPER fast. Most of the meal was pre-made. The margaritas I thought were a bit pricey. Nice decor. Pretty loud in the building. But as I said very...More

Thank Clark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We discovered Red Mesa several years ago while vacationing and have been several times since we have lived here for over 5 years. They have something for everyone. They always have traditional Mexican style food, but its the "outside the box" hispanic cooking that love....More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the do is at this place. Some creative dishes, good chips, salsa, and guacamole. Matt did a nice job serving and I would definitely return. Seafood Burrito was very good choice and came out well prepared with lots of seafood.

Thank rickgreenberg100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large selection of mostly Mexican food and drinks which were very good. The waitress was very personable. Place was clean and nicely decorated, not too much like some.

Thank JRHoward
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Red Mesa Grill offers great alternatives to the normal restaurant fare. The service was polite and professional. Our beverages were kept full and the food was served quickly and hot. The food was well prepared and had great flavors.

Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here. It was wRm so we ate outside. The food and the service both were good. We noticed they now have a place in TC. We have been there previously.

Thank pkflyer248
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Questions & Answers
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!
15 September 2015|
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Response from Dayzdx8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are TVs above bar.
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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