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Red Mesa Grill

) #15 of 223 Restaurants in Traverse City $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
+1 231-938-2773
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (54 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All 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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11 - 20 of 649 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Give this idea a thought: Five-Star Tapas at Taco Bell prices. YES!!! Come here between 3pm and 6pm and get some of the best "Happy Hour" specials in the state of Michigan. If you order five or six of the $2.99 deals from the Happy...More

1  Thank flintjarvis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome food & drinks. Excellent service. Even had little goodie bags to keep our kids busy. Overall an excellent dining experience.

Thank pittsburghsams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took forever for our food then it wasn't right had to send it back then didn't get what we ordered.Very over priced.

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a work function with about 20-25 people and we had an amazing server and food. When we arrived early had our small menus all printed and at our seat. There is a huge drink menu with many local brews instructing you to ask...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chips, salsa and margaritas were all very good, service was fine. I had the Ancho Pork Ribeye, which together with the veggies and mashed potatoes was magnificent. My wife's Brazilian Steak was done perfectly and was also delicious. No room left for dessert.

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a beautiful day and they have very nice outdoor seating. We were next to a very large table of guests, but the service we received was not hampered at all. It was very good. The food here is fresh, tasty and so well...More

Thank spahrkle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious salsa, chips, & margaritas. 1 of us had tasty GF entree, 1 had GF & corn-free, & 2 had regular menu. Efficient wait staff. Seated right away even though appeared busy.

Thank robinanna57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right down the road from our hotel so my boyfriend and I decided to stop for lunch. Service was great, sat right away and ordered some margaritas that were out in no time. Queso fundido appetizer was so good, as well as the complementary chips...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place across the street from our lodging. Great 3-in-1meal: seafood appetizer, steak dinner, bread pudding dessert. Fabulous.

Thank sixpakdrinkur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Red Mesa for dinner with our two young daughters on 5/21/17 at the suggestion of our friends. We were visiting the Traverse City area while my husband attended a conference. We were seated quickly and given the celiac friendly menu upon request. The...More

Thank LeShay M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
When is happy hour?
7 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!
Does the bar have tv for football games?
14 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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