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La Mesa Mexican Restaurant

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3730 Mitchell Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2248
+1 816-232-5853
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would give ZERO stars if it was an option. Terrible service. RUDE manager. We watched someone drop a fly swatter in the kitchen and pick it up and set it on the expo table that had food to be served on it. Disgusting! Then we told the manager about it and he called us liars! We didn't even get served... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit LA mesas often and love all their food but especially the fajitas..my husband gets mixed meat .which is beef and chicken and I'm a vegetarian so I get the veggie ones... They are wonderful and the smell when they come out is so dang good.so much food that I always bring some home and have later or next... More 

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Thank Kelly M
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great Mexican foods served in style. Waiters very wise in their food options and very helpful in choosing the meal order.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Ambience is beautiful. Carved seats and booths with bright paints and the tables are painted, too. There is a softly flowing fountain in the middle of the restaurant. The menu is large and the food was delicious. The margaritas were tasty and very affordable. One of the best Mexican restaurants I have been to.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Came here for Taco day, got plenty of Tacos but they were very bland, and the service was also very poor. They were not busy, and seemed annoyed to serve our table of 4. However, the people around us seemed to be enjoying the food and atmosphere and there appeared to be a lot of "regulars" in the restaurant so... More 

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Thank ChuckandDave
Missouri
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

First of all in the ladies bathroom there are two stalls. One of them doesn't have a door and neither one of them had toilet paper. I told the lady up front that there was no toilet paper in the bathroom, I went back 20 mins later and still no toilet paper. After we ordered our food we waited 35... More 

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Thank Melissa M
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Usually love going to La Messa. Great food and service. However, my daughter and toddler grandchild decided to have the all you can eat tacos, ordering my grandchild a kids meal. The 2 of us received a plate of 4 tacos each. After eating 2 each, my grandchild became restless and I asked for a box to go. I was... More 

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Thank corky45
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Apparently all you can eat tacos is until they run out of meat. I had 4 tacos and then they said they ran out of meat, then charged full price for the all you can eat tacos and there was supposed to be a drink included, and there was not. My drink was empty more than half of the time... More 

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Saint Joseph, Mo., United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

My wife and I frequent this restaurant more than any other local Mexican eatery because of the good food, and excellent service provided by Sarah. We always ask to be seated in her section because she does a fantastic job, and pretty much knows what we are going to order, right down to my favorite margarita. If you haven't been... More 

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Thank Steven R
Kansas City, Missouri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

We've eaten here before, but tonight was the worst ever. The service was bad (although the kid was nice, he just didn't seem to know what to do). We had to ask for everything... silverware, chips, salsa, napkins, etc. The manager didn't seem to know what was going on. At one point, a cockroach came marching down the wall next... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 Mitchell Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2248
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-232-5853

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?