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“Tasty!”

La Mesa Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #51 of 146 Restaurants in Council Bluffs
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: La Mesa is a Mexican restaurant with locations in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and a fun atmosphere. Join us for awesome appetizers, exciting entrees, seafood specialties, fabulous fajitas, and mouthwatering margaritas. Catering is also offered with menu combinations that will satisfy any taste and budget. Join us today for some authentic Mexican cuisine that's sure to put a smile on your face!
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Description: La Mesa is a Mexican restaurant with locations in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and a fun atmosphere. Join us for awesome appetizers, exciting entrees, seafood specialties, fabulous fajitas, and mouthwatering margaritas. Catering is also offered with menu combinations that will satisfy any taste and budget. Join us today for some authentic Mexican cuisine that's sure to put a smile on your face!
Reviewed 10 July 2014

This place was delicious! I'm a big fan of Mexican cuisine and La Mesa didn't disappoint. The decor is really neat! Very colorful, neat, and clean. My husband and I had chimichangas -- they were tasty and huge! You definitely won't leave hungry. The service was okay -- it just took a little long for our waitress to come back and take our order and she didn't let us know about the drink specials (we definitely would've gotten some margaritas had we known they were the special). But she was friendly and good at taking care of our drink needs. Would surely eat there again.

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Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

Finding ourselves on the Council Bluffs side of the Missouri River we decided to try one of the "local" eateries. Asking at our hotel for "good local options" we were provided with a couple of choices - including La Mesa. OK we went. Arriving we immediately noticed the parking lot was quite full - always a good sign. The restaurant was brightly decorated and quite clean - again always a good sign. Menu was extensive. Many choices of margarita here - although the mango seemed too sweet and watered down according to the person who ordered it. The food was pretty good for the middle of Council Bluffs Iowa except for the chips which just did not quite measure up. If you find yourself in the neighborhood and looking for Mexican food it is worth the stop. Just off I-80. And don't worry the DQ is just around the corner.

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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Wonderful Mexican restaurant - we were celebrating with friends on a Sunday evening - Margaritas were strong and good - not sure what everyone had but the enchiladas 93) I had were very good - another fellow and enchiladas (2) and a young lady had the largest taco I have ever seen - very attentive service- food was quick, hot and delicious - will definitely be back again soon

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Thank Grover74
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Coming home from Winter Park we had a reservation at the Fairfield Inn. After 10 hours on the road and a train blocking the road to the hotel, we opted to go straight to LaMesa. The margarita menu is vast, the taco menu is also deep and varied. Good service, beautiful decor. I wish I lived closer. All three people in my party had excellent food.

Thank NEmmerson
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Reviewed 3 March 2014

We were driving straight through from Beaver Creek, Colorado, to Chicago when we ran into icy roads in Omaha and decided to spend the night. We got rooms at the Fairfield Inn in Council Bluffs and asked for a restaurant recommendation. The desk clerk sent us to La Mesa, which was nearby, and we loved it. There were five adults and five youngsters in our party. The waitress was really helpful in making sure everybody got food they would enjoy, and we had all sorts of sharing going on. When we thought we might be facing a fast food joint, La Mesa was a most welcome surprise!

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Thank JGW1013
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