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Red Mesa Cantina

128 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-4224
+1 727-527-8728
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“mofongo” (51 reviews)
“duck tacos” (49 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
128 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-4224
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Love that it has outdoor and indoor sitting. Highly recommend making reservations for Friday and Saturday nights. Nice selection on their menu. Food was good but not exceptional.

Thank gmomOrlando
Reviewed 16 April 2017

been here a couple of times while visiting St. Pete for a Rays game. Service is always good and the food excellent can't recommend just one thing everything we have ever had is very tasty.

Thank albert k
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Friends from USF faculty recommended about the Cantina. I liked the casual atmosphere and menu descriptions looked creative and out of the typical Mexican fare. My coconut ginger mojito was bland. Dominant taste was coconut water. There was no perceptible ginger and very little mint...More

Thank Claire F K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Food was very tasty and prices very reasonable. Service was good also. I loved the atmosphere of this place.

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Wow I've had a lot of Mexican food and by far the best I've had. The drinks and food are amazing. The Apple empanadas were outstanding! My son had the banana split, but it's not going to be on the menu long.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Brought here by local family. We had a party of six and ordered a variety of items: Mahi Mahi, Shrimp & steak fajitas, Seafood Mofungo, & Shrimp & crab quesadilla. All of our food was GREAT. However, the Seafood Mofungo was out of this world....More

Thank Patriceym
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We love the outside patio. Food is good. Had the street tacos and hubby had fajitas. Would recommend!

Thank beetle04
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I first stopped in for just drinks, and what an amazing find the selection and the staff were top notch! I came back again for dinner at the inside bar and again was not dissapointed! The tender was on point and the food was amazing,...More

Thank buckeyematheny44
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I was disappointed by our meal at the cantina. Our friends had told us how much they like it by I think it's for the happy hour drink specials which are good. The chips and dip were quite good and we liked the selection of...More

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went here on a recent visit to St Pete.. with coworkers. Great atmosphere, nice patio (but was too windy to sit out). The food was quite good - we had the ceviche, and the fish (shrimps) - both delicious. Will definitely visit again.

Thank rover_733
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22 October 2017|
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Response from alwaysfun2travel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I would check with the restaurant.
15 April 2017|
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Response from Edgar V | Property representative |
Greetings! We have a lot of things planned, actually. Having the largest collections of Tequilas and Mezcals in the Southern US gets us a lot of support from a number of brands of Tequilas and beers. During the day different... More
William G
5 March 2017|
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Response from Edgar V | Property representative |
Hi William, if what you're asking is if we're dog friendly, indeed we are. Just let the hostess know you're accompanied by your dog and they'll take great care of you both. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-4224
    (2nd Avenue South)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-527-8728
  • E-mail
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!
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