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Blue Mesa Grill

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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8200 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024-4000
+1 214-387-4407
11:00 - 22:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun Happy Hour! Quesadilla bar for free during Happy Hour. Food is good. Atmosphere is nice. Service is good. Usually packed in the bar area!

Thank Tolli B
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Very very good buffet. Chicken enchiladas and tamales were outstanding. I had no room for the waffles, but others at the table raved about the pancakes. There was also a type of dessert table with cinnamon rolls and pecan bars. Top that off with endless mimosas and you walk out fat and happy. I highly recommend!

Thank Diane W
Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chips were stale at 11:30 am in the morning. Atmosphere was chaotic. Service was tense. Will not go back.

Thank Nancy4052
Frisco, Texas
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115 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Overall I find their food not that interesting, but the Wednesday buffet for lunch is awesome, fajita bar with fresh tortillas among a lot of other things. Not light, but delicious.

Thank jasno
Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited last Sunday afternoon. It seems like the place has turned into a Mexican Buffet kind of thing. They were marketing it as a "Sunday Brunch" for $22. The two young hostesses at the entrance seemed a little surprised that we didn't want that. We just wanted a regular meal from the menu. So they went to seat us,... More 

Thank papi3462
Plano, Texas
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Blue Mesa sports some typical Tex Mex, but that is really not their gig...you will love their spin on everything. They are known for sweet potato chips mixed in with blue and yellow corn chips... One house specialty is guacamole made table side...don't miss it!

Thank BentonHall
Antigua, Guatemala
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We arrived to no host/hostess on our first visit. It was really awkward as we walked into the bar area and nobody greeted us or acknowledged us so we just sat down at a table that was dirty. The waitress was indifferent and not willing to share information. I finally had to tell her that this was our first (and... More 

Thank Drodgers34
Dallas, TX
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Blues Mesa has a nice mix of southwest and mexican cuisine. The flavors are fresh and different from your typical Tex-Mex place. Everything is fresh and has great flavor.

Thank Shanna B
Greenville, South Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Let's get one thing straight: those sweet potato chips with the smoky salsa is the greatest combo since Fred pulled Ginger onto the dance floor. The tableside guacamole demonstration is what I imagine watching Michelangelo sculpt David would be like. Located up several fights of stairs and above the Cheesecake Factory, Blue Mesa is like having an inside joke that... More 

Thank EmilyReviewsThings
Arlington, Texas
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Their typical southwestern menu is consistent in this location. Service has been a little off the last few times (wrong order for lunch, slow service at happy hour) but all in all a decent meal and value. The bar area can get really loud during happy hour with large parties enjoying the drink specials and free quesadilla's, chips and salsa.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8200 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024-4000
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Plano
  • Phone Number: +1 214-387-4407

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