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Red Mesa Grill

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1544 N US Highway 31 N, Traverse City, MI 49686-3740
+1 231-938-2773
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with a large group. Usually you're waiting forever when there are so many people, but not here! The staff did a great job of making sure glasses were full, orders were taken quickly and delivered correctly. The food was tasty and the menu was varied. My favorites for the evening were the chicken chili and fried ice... More 

Thank Hillary160
Birmingham, MI
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My expectations were high given I heard good things. But to be very honest, I would rate my food 4/10. We will not be back. Its fairly expensive too.

Thank ECK08
Level Contributor
37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice local Mexican restaurant. I had the taco combo and really good. Chips and salsa a bit sub par and just ok. Great selection of tequilas. Clean place good prices. Worth checking out.

Thank Otto B
Battle Creek
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard about it, and while alone, was there Tuesday night and discovered discount margaritas, very good salsa, and a blackened tuna that will make me return on my next trip. Service by Tamara was very good also.

Thank Charles C
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good and they had drink specials; which was nice. They had a good children's menu as well.

Thank Beth K
Wyoming, Michigan
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner while in the area for business. I enjoy local mexican food and the staff at the hotel (Sleep Inn - Acme) recommended this. Very good! I arrived before 6pm on a Wednesday night (happy hour). A large taco, two taquita's and a cider for under $11! The salsa seems to be freshly prepared. It was good... More 

Thank Curt V
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always try to eat here at least once when I am in town for the FIRST Robotics competition. Their tequila lime shrimp fajitas are the best I have had anywhere. I keep wanting to try the Habanero fried ice cream but never have enough room. They have the traditional favorites but with interesting flavor combinations that just make them... More 

Thank briankeh
Birmingham, MI
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the Brazilian steak and my husband ordered a duck enchilada special. I think the reviews had me expecting more than I got. The food was just ok, though it was pretty. The stuffed shrimp appetizer was kind of bland, which is surprising given the ingredients. The kids meals were surprisingly expensive as well. I paid $15 for two... More 

Thank uofmpanther
Cincinnati, Ohio
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149 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good and fast served,we had the Taco Combo Plate,free Chips and Salsa were good,went during Happy Hour, $3 Draft Beer and $4 Casa Margaritas,the waitress was a little on the slow side.

Thank Marion G
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A solid standby for Latin flavour in Traverse City. Very attentive staff, great specials, I loved the Cuban Pork Stew in particular. Great Margaritas. What more could you want when you're craving Mexican !!!

Thank Don S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?