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Loved it! Far exceeded expectations!
We loved the outdoor patio seating and the menu was really interesting. We ordered salmon cooked in the big stone bowl, and it was just amazing. The bowl was so hot you couldn't touch it, and the food inside was still cooking when we received...More ... read more
abqsage via tripadvisor.com - Apr 14, 2019
Great spot for appetizers and drinks. Service was great, and the appetizers were very good, but the entrees lack flavor.
GourmetFoodie via opentable.com - Mar 30, 2019
Went to Mesi 21 for my sisters birthday and the food was great,staff was quick and provided excellent customer service.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Mar 29, 2019
The best food ever!! They used to have a place in Clermont so we came down to Orlando to their downtown location. We genuinely miss their food! Blows all other places out of the water!
Chanelle via opentable.com - Mar 23, 2019
Scenery is good, good atmosphere. I’d like to come back and try the tower! :-) Overall it was good, nothing great but we’d come back. They seemed to be “out of several things” which is inexcusable for a Friday IMO, otherwise it was fine.
DANNYG via opentable.com - Mar 22, 2019
We like the views.. happy hour with six dollar margaritas is great and the food is pretty darn good!
Foodie123 via opentable.com - Mar 2, 2019
Great food
This is the second time I have really enjoyed my meal here. We ordered the guacamole, which was fresh and the chips were warm and crispy. We all enjoyed our salads, mine was served with chicken and it was very tender and flavorful. I really...More ... read more
Lego55 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 26, 2019
Great place for fresh Mexican food!
We have been here a few times now and it's been consistently wonderful. Fresh food, indoor dining is chic, outside patio has a nice view of Lake Ivanhoe, the service friendly and attentive...we've never been disappointed.
Sabrina E via tripadvisor.com - Feb 25, 2019
Great views on Lake Ivanhoe and great guacamole and margaritas, among other items. We love it!
Foodie123 via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2019
Great service and the food and drinks were delicious.
DianeV via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2019
Excellent food and the Margarita Tower was awesome!
Megan2016 via opentable.com - Feb 22, 2019
The service is always impeccable! The nachos were large enough to be an entree! Absolutely amazing! I OUR all time favorite is the roasted cauliflower and the margarita tower !:) ... read more
KristinaL via opentable.com - Feb 16, 2019
The food was amazing. My wife and I went here for Valentine Day and we loved the view of the lake. The service was great and the food was very flavorful and authentic. It was presented extremely well. No complaints at all. I am sure we will be back!
AdamK via opentable.com - Feb 15, 2019
I had lunch with two friends at Mesa 21 and just can’t even tell you how much we enjoyed our time there. Beautiful setting, great service, delicious food.
PattyR via opentable.com - Feb 11, 2019
Beautiful view of the lake from inside!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jan 24, 2019
Mexican burger; yum!
I was pleasantly surprised! I was not prepared to like it so much because this is a chain restaurant but the service was great and the burger was awesome. The waiter was very attentive. I came in alone for a bit after shopping. I am...More ... read more
591kendral via tripadvisor.com - Jan 21, 2019
Party of 4. Entrees came out for 2 of us. A full 5 mins later 3rd person got food...3 mins later ..4th person got food. We all started eating. This shouldn’t be happening. It’s awkward and unpleasant. Wait for the full order to be ready before you serve.
AnneC via opentable.com - Jan 20, 2019
Better'n most TexMex restaurants, no broiled cheese plates
Very nice atmosphere, particularly the view from the lake deck. Home made tortilla are served be before ordering and are hot crisp and thick. We had Queso Fundido, appetizer. Very bland/tasteless cheese warmed in a bowl with ONE jalapeño on top and 4 or five...More ... read more
Douglas S via tripadvisor.com - Dec 19, 2018
Overall nice experience there. The food is delicious. Qudous to the chef! We had ceviche, roasted cauliflower, and chicken quesadillas. There are few things they can improve though. 1- the valet guy had some attitudes. You know like people who think they are the managers are valet section and clients has to follow their orders or so.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Nov 9, 2018
Food and atmosphere are amazing! Service was slow. Guest requested tea that never came.
MelanieJ via opentable.com - Nov 4, 2018
Great place to meet friends. Awesome outdoor view to the Lake.
JC24 via opentable.com - Nov 3, 2018
Wonderful venue for sunset
Travelzoo had a 4 for $97 feature and we shared this with another couple. It included 4 cocktails, 2 appetizers and 4 dinners. Mesa21 gets written up poorly for service, but our experience was very positive. We saw not only our server, but several others...More ... read more
Randi4712 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 31, 2018
We wanted to enjoy lunch with a view this day because the weather was just perfect. An Orlando Sentinel article from a couple years back highlighted 20 restaurants in Orlando with stunning views. We decided to try Mesa21. It wasn't busy at all for a beautiful Sunday. More than half the inside and outside tables were vacant. Servi ... read more
DonH via opentable.com - Oct 28, 2018
We enjoyed our visit. Everything was wonderful. We will definitely be returning.
SuzanneG via opentable.com - Oct 20, 2018
great seafood dinner and drinks
My husband and I had a great dining experience last night at Mesa 21. It is a beautiful restaurant and very clean. The view of the lake is great. We both ordered the catch of the day. It was Mahi Mahi; the portion was huge....More ... read more
ludwick2002 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 2, 2018
Refreshing Mojito and, once again, we ordered too much food, even though we cut back! Everything is yummy. Couldn't take a to-go box unfortunately as we were heading to a symphony concert and car would be in a parking garage for multiple hours. Ah well, maybe next time I'll bring a ice bag for the car!
CarolTastes via opentable.com - Sep 29, 2018
Excellent margaritas & guac... but “heavy” meals
I was one main dish away from rating this place “Excellent”. The view was fantastic- as this sits on a pretty lake. The classic margarita was perfect and beautifully presented. The guacamole appetizer was delicious and came with chips, chicharrones and two amazing sauces. My...More ... read more
DLH02 via tripadvisor.com - Sep 28, 2018
Most amazing authentic Mexican food I have ever taste and I’m from Chicago, customer service was gr
Most amazing authentic Mexican food I have ever taste and I’m from Chicago, customer service was great...
Jeanette Turner via facebook.com - Sep 26, 2018
Our waiter was awesome and patient!!! He found the right wine for us and let us visit with each other before taking our dinner order... The entrees were served very quickly!!
ran12 via opentable.com - Sep 22, 2018
Second time there for the Sunday brunch and loved it just as much as the first time. Great food and drinks!
ODALIS via opentable.com - Sep 9, 2018
Food was amazing! Went for the Sunday brunch. Service was excellent! Went while we were on vacation in Orlando. Will definitely come back next year!
JulietteK via opentable.com - Sep 9, 2018
Pretty View, (Mostly) Awesome Service!
We went for a Sunday brunch and arrived just as the restaurant opened. Our server was very sweet and attentive. If she didn't know the answer to our questions on the menu (I am gluten-free), she asked the cook. I ended up having tacos and...More ... read more
robinpF4319ZB via tripadvisor.com - Sep 4, 2018
Mesa21 was a phenomenal experience all around. We were seated immediately, our drinks came quickly, and our waitress was personable and knowledgeable.
AlexS via opentable.com - Aug 31, 2018
Our server Jordean was amazing! The kids food is great! The adult food is a bit pricey.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Aug 31, 2018
Fancy, hand made Mexican
Tacos for $14 but man it's plenty and you can pick up to 3 different fillings for 3 tacos along with rice and beans...plenty of quality chow. No booze for this lunch but the bar is well stocked for the top shelf Tequila fan. It...More ... read more
likeparty via tripadvisor.com - Aug 24, 2018
Service and food were both phenomenal!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Aug 21, 2018
Went at lunch was the only table food was ok service was good but atmosphere was lacking ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Aug 20, 2018
My vegetable enchilada was delicious! Two-for-one margaritas Made for a tasty combo!
My vegetable enchilada was delicious! Two-for-one margaritas Made for a tasty combo!
Sharon Howell Hite via facebook.com - Aug 16, 2018
Birthday lunch! Food as always was delicious! Fun, unique margaritas. Live music adds to the experience along with eating by the water ... read more
Kaczfam via opentable.com - Aug 12, 2018
I ordered the potato medallions and they came out undercooked, but when they brought a replacement...they were still undercooked! Also, I order an alcoholic beverage, but instead of telling me they were out of some of the ingredients to make it, they substituted whatever they had in stock which was horrible! Just let the customer dec ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Aug 11, 2018
Great lunch menu!
A Google User via google.com - Aug 9, 2018
Friendly and helpful.
A Google User via google.com - Aug 9, 2018
Wait was worth it! Good and fresh ... read more
A Google User via google.com - Aug 9, 2018
Great food. Quick service.
A Google User via google.com - Aug 9, 2018
One of the places I took my husband for his birthday, it was great!The food & the ambiance (not to mention the view of the lake) were all A1.We will definitely be back again.
KeiBarber via opentable.com - Aug 4, 2018
Thanks had a great meal! Fish tacos and beer was amazing will be returning and hoping for outside ... read more
TylerV via opentable.com - Jul 27, 2018
Tastiest quesadillas in Orlando!
Steakafficionado via opentable.com - Jul 27, 2018
Friendly and helpful.
brian cromwell via google.com - Jul 26, 2018
Great lunch menu!
Sara Geltz via google.com - Jul 17, 2018
The quality of the food was excellent. It cost a little bit more but you can appreciate it.
Raymond Acevedo via google.com - Jul 17, 2018
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