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La Mesa Mexican Restaurant

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3730 Mitchell Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2248
+1 816-232-5853
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Grande appetizer and combination #5 were a great lunch break today. A great Saturday stop for us and a good value. Stephanie was very attentive and pleasant.

Thank Gary C
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Went last Friday because we wanted fajitas and they have the best..hubby gets lunch fajitas but I'm vegetarian so I order off menu but I have never been disappointed... They pile them high with squash and all other veggies..I always bring some home for later..employees and owners are friendly and appreciate their customers..

Thank Kelly M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Would give ZERO stars if it was an option. Terrible service. RUDE manager. We watched someone drop a fly swatter in the kitchen and pick it up and set it on the expo table that had food to be served on it. Disgusting! Then we told the manager about it and he called us liars! We didn't even get served... More 

1 Thank PMCS0519
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We visit LA mesas often and love all their food but especially the fajitas..my husband gets mixed meat .which is beef and chicken and I'm a vegetarian so I get the veggie ones... They are wonderful and the smell when they come out is so dang good.so much food that I always bring some home and have later or next... More 

Thank Kelly M
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great Mexican foods served in style. Waiters very wise in their food options and very helpful in choosing the meal order.

Thank Dana N
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Ambience is beautiful. Carved seats and booths with bright paints and the tables are painted, too. There is a softly flowing fountain in the middle of the restaurant. The menu is large and the food was delicious. The margaritas were tasty and very affordable. One of the best Mexican restaurants I have been to.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kansas City, Missouri
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Came here for Taco day, got plenty of Tacos but they were very bland, and the service was also very poor. They were not busy, and seemed annoyed to serve our table of 4. However, the people around us seemed to be enjoying the food and atmosphere and there appeared to be a lot of "regulars" in the restaurant so... More 

Thank ChuckandDave
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

First of all in the ladies bathroom there are two stalls. One of them doesn't have a door and neither one of them had toilet paper. I told the lady up front that there was no toilet paper in the bathroom, I went back 20 mins later and still no toilet paper. After we ordered our food we waited 35... More 

1 Thank Melissa M
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Usually love going to La Messa. Great food and service. However, my daughter and toddler grandchild decided to have the all you can eat tacos, ordering my grandchild a kids meal. The 2 of us received a plate of 4 tacos each. After eating 2 each, my grandchild became restless and I asked for a box to go. I was... More 

1 Thank corky45
Saint Joseph, Missouri
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Apparently all you can eat tacos is until they run out of meat. I had 4 tacos and then they said they ran out of meat, then charged full price for the all you can eat tacos and there was supposed to be a drink included, and there was not. My drink was empty more than half of the time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 Mitchell Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64507-2248
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-232-5853

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?