Red Mesa Restaurant: A Taste of Latin America
Red Mesa Restaurant 4912 4th St. N. St. Pete, FL 33703
I found Red Mesa because my friend Mike recommended it. We were in St. Petersburg, FL, for some hockey games and trying to decide on a great restaurant to visit that I had not been to yet. Red Mesa Restaurant is a popular spot for Latin American cuisine in St. Pete, Florida. The restaurant has been serving delicious food and drinks since 1995, quickly becoming a favorite among locals and tourists alike.
The menu at Red Mesa features a wide variety of dishes from all over Latin America. You can find everything from traditional Mexican fare like tacos and enchiladas to more exotic dishes like ceviche and empanadas. There is something for everyone at Red Mesa; the food is always fresh and flavorful.
In addition to the delicious food, Red Mesa also has a great bar. The bar features a wide selection of tequilas, mezcals, other spirits, and a variety of cocktails, beers, and wines. The bar is a great place to relax and enjoy a drink with friends or family.
The first appetizer we tried was Red Mesa’s guacamole with chorizo and corn. This Guac is a delicious and unique twist on a classic Mexican dish. The guacamole is made with fresh avocados, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and lime juice and is topped with chorizo and corn. The chorizo adds a smoky and spicy flavor to the guacamole, and the corn adds sweetness and crunch. The guacamole is served with tortilla chips, the perfect appetizer or snack.
The guacamole is flavorful and well-balanced. The avocado is creamy and smooth, and the tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and lime juice add a bright and fresh flavor. The chorizo adds a smoky and spicy flavor, and the corn adds sweetness and crunch. This appetizer is served in a small bowl with tortilla chips and is topped with chorizo and corn and garnished with cilantro. The guacamole with chorizo and corn from Red Mesa Restaurant is a delicious and unique twist on a classic Mexican dish.
Mike chose a special of grilled octopus, fingerling potatoes, and Veracruz sauce for the second appetizer. The Grilled octopus, fingerling potatoes, and Veracruz sauce from Red Mesa is a delicious appetizer to start the meal. The octopus is grilled to perfection and is tender and flavorful. It is served with fingerling potatoes cooked to a golden brown and crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. The octopus and potatoes are then served in a delicious Veracruz sauce made with tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and lime juice.
The Main Dishes of Red Mesa:
Mike chose a special of Piloncillo and ancho chile marinated roasted pork tenderloin, Mexican white rice, avocado, radish salsa, and pumpkin seed mole sauce. The Piloncillo and ancho chile marinated roasted pork tenderloin from Red Mesa is a delicious and unique twist on a classic Mexican dish. The pork is slow-roasted and perfectly tender, and it is marinated in a blend of piloncillo (Mexican brown sugar), ancho chiles, and other spices. This dish is served with Mexican white rice, avocado, radish salsa, and pumpkin seed mole sauce.
The pork is flavorful and juicy, and the marinade adds a nice touch of sweetness and spice. The Mexican white rice is fluffy and delicious, and the avocado adds a touch of creaminess. The radish salsa is a nice contrast to the richness of the pork, and the pumpkin seed mole sauce is rich and flavorful.
If you want a delicious and affordable main course at Red Mesa, the Piloncillo and ancho chile marinated roasted pork tenderloin is a great option. It is served in a generous portion and will surely leave you feeling satisfied.
I also went with a special chicken enchiladas with queso for my main dish. The chicken enchiladas at Red Mesa Restaurant are a delicious and satisfying dish. The enchiladas are made with corn tortillas that are filled with shredded chicken and are then topped with a generous amount of queso sauce and cheese, and they are served with cilantro rice and refried beans.
The chicken in the enchiladas is tender and flavorful, and the red sauce is rich and smoky. The queso sauce is creamy and tasty, and the cheese adds a nice touch of richness. The cilantro rice is fluffy and flavorful, and the refried beans are smooth and creamy. Red Mesa serves you a generous portion, and they are sure to leave you feeling satisfied.
The chicken enchiladas are flavorful and well-balanced. The chicken is tender and juicy. The queso sauce is creamy and flavorful, and the cheese adds a nice touch of richness. The cilantro rice is fluffy and flavorful, and the refried beans are smooth and creamy.