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“Terrible food”
Review of Red Mesa Cantina

Red Mesa Cantina
Ranked #34 of 1 013 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Cuban, Latin, Mexican, Peruvian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 2nd Avenue South
Transit: Free Public Transportation for Tropicana Field sporting events, i.e., Rays games, one block away. A municipal PTSA bus stop is across the street at Publix. Taxi’s all know Cantina.
Description: With Mexican cuisine at its heart, Red Mesa Cantina blends Latin and Caribbean kitchen traditions to create a menu of exquisite ceviches, tacos, and small plate classics that deliver bold, fresh flavors. An award winning, word-of-mouth favorite among locals and visitors alike with the most extensive selection of Tequilas in the South!
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The food was not very good here. The service was good and the ambiance but not very good food at all.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank anastashal
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

As people say, first impression is a best impression, this place has great ambiance. The decor is dark and it has been complimented by modern lighting. This restauarant has an outdoor seating which is great in moderate weather and at night. The tacos tasted delicious and if you want to see “HEAVEN”, you better order the Ahi Tuna taco. I was totally blow away by the flavor profile and how the meat was treated.

Ahi Tuna taco - 10/5 :)
Fish taco - 3/5
Shrimp taco - 4/5

The service was great and the waitress was awesome. She definitely knows what tastes good here and it was one of the reasons to have a great experience. She had also mentioned about the Ahi Tuna salad and I’m gonna try that next time.

The only reason to rate this restaurant 4/5 is the quesadilla with grilled vegetables which had too much cheese and less of vegetables.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SirishTA
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is my standard go to Mex in downtown St Pete. Good fish and shrimp tacos, big Tequila selection. Nice Vibe. Everything tastes great.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Went here on a couples weekend. Good service, and atmosphere. They were really friendly and got your food to you at a reasonable time even when it was busy. Good food to go along with it. Good portion for the price.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Travis E
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

While the food at red Mesa is good the ambiance is what really gives it a name for itself. Shrimp quesadilla is one of my favorite dishes.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Lemons R
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