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Top Shelf Mexican Food - CLOSED

1976 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4858
+1 480-964-4571
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor37%
  • Terrible27%
9 Sep 2014
“Goodbye Top Shelf”
20 Nov 2013
“Never again”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1976 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4858
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Growing up in Mesa, Top Shelf was one of my favorite places to eat and drink. So sad to come to town only to see the restaurant has closed down. Apparently, the Phoenix location is still there.

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 21 November 2013

When we first arrived there was dust in all the Windows and plastic plants. The food was disgusting the red sauce tasted like it was from a can. The fountain drink tasted like there was mildew in the pipes. The only good thing was the...More

Thank sadeezy
Reviewed 27 January 2013

We went with a group of 12 on a Saturday night and other than the wedding reception happening upstairs we were the only folks in the joint. The service was fantastic, the chips were hot, fresh and kept coming, there are 2 salsa options and...More

Thank Dogperson17
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Went here to eat dinner and was very disappointed. the refried beans obviously came out of a can. I had the fish tacos and the few slivers of fish that were in the tortillas had a rubbery texture as if it had been heated in...More

Thank fchsco80
Reviewed 26 September 2012

Worst Mexican food ever. The building is lot and needs to be remodeled. The present out food on paper place mats the fish taco were much to be desired along with the fake cheese that they place on top of your beans. I get coupons...More

Thank montaya p
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I had a coupon for buy one meal, get one free, so I decided to try it. The food was decent, but not my favorite. If I didn't have the coupon, I would have thought that the prices were a bit high. Service wasn't the...More

Thank pilotgirl21
Reviewed 18 March 2012

I had a business meeting here and the owner was VERY stand-offish and rude. The food was okay, and the wait staff were professional. This was my 3rd attempt to dine here, but I do not find the atmosphere conducive to business meetings with clients.

Thank R M
Reviewed 15 February 2012

When we entered the restaurant there was a line, not because the restaurant was full, but because they did not have enough wait staff. When we were finally seated it took a little while for somebody to come to our table. I ordered the #1...More

Thank Tanja D
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Reviewed 17 December 2007

The most completely bland Mexican food in the entire valley. They somehow managed to make chimichanga with guacamole taste like absolutely nothing.

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Reviewed 16 November 2007

Has good food and very good drinks, but the prices for the portions are kind of high

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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1976 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4858
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-964-4571
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