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La Mesa Mexican Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican,
3730 Mitchell Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2248
+1 816-232-5853
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good13%
  • Average16%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3730 Mitchell Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2248
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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...More

1  Thank corky45
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...More

1  Thank b4ssk3tb4ll
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...More

Thank Steven R
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...More

Thank dsandy
Reviewed 24 July 2015

La Mesa is a great place to eat! The staff are friendly and the food is authentic Mexican food that is very reasonably priced with generous servings. Furnishings are beautiful authentic Mexican furniture. The fountain makes it feel like a true Mexican plaza.

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Both beef and chicken fajitas were excellent, and the lunch special provides an abundant meal. Skillet of fajitas. Dinner plate of 1/2 frijoles and 1/2 rice. Small side dish of chopped lettuce, guacamole (quite good), sour cream, and pico de gallo (nice spiciness). Warm, crisp...More

Thank travellerH5785YU
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We used to eat at LaMesa years ago because when you eat there, you get the real Mexican experience both in accommodation and food. The food is very authentic and very reasonably priced. They built a new building in the same spot as the old...More

Thank ssgtsuave
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Family lunch; the server was extremely helpful with suggestions; the food was superb and plentiful. I'm not sure of the value because the other grandpa treated and I didn't see the bill!

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We went to the restaurant based on local recommendations. Seated immediately and given the chips {OK} and the salsa {tasty}. Waitress was quick to greet us and take our drink order. {Don't order iced tea if you like fresh brewed as it's the mixed version...More

Thank justsoccer
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere of the restaurant is OK as well as their food, but the service was terrible. I definitely will not be going back.

Thank Valvoa
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
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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