Celebrities enjoy the best of everything, and especially when it comes to dining out.
When choosing places to chow down, mere mortals like ourselves can’t help but snoop. We want to know where the creme de la creme eat and try to snag a reservation for ourselves.
If you’re visiting Dallas and want to dine like a celebrity, why not try Mesa?
It’s Beyonce and Jay Z’s favorite Mexican restaurant in Grapevine, TX.
More about Mesa
Mesa is a family-run restaurant that’s set on bringing the bold flavors of Mexico to Dallas.
Chef-Owners Raul and Olga Reyes wanted their Mexican restaurant in Grapevine, TX to feature the best of the rich, coastal delicacies they enjoyed growing up in Alvarado, Veracruz. The menu at Mesa is loaded with them!
This Mexican restaurant in Grapevine, TX takes its inspiration from the rich food heritage of Alvarado. It’s influenced by nearly five hundred years of Spanish, French, and African cultures.
The coastal town is renowned for its fresh seafood, wild boar, turkey, and juicy tropical fruits. These are the quality ingredients that Raul and Olga bring into every dish on the menu.
So how to choose?
Feast like Beyonce and Jay Z
Beyonce and Jay Z chose to indulge in lobster enchiladas, mole enchiladas, chicken mole, and ceviche. Sources say they ordered up a round of the restaurant’s famous spicy margaritas and Mexican martinis.
The famous pair enjoyed a private dining session, commandeering the restaurant after closing time and dining until 1 in the morning.
Despite a request for the special treatment, owners say the couple was really very nice, adding,”They didn’t even act like they were celebrities!”
They’d come straight from Jay Z’s concert at American Airlines Center and brought their bodyguard, Julian, along for the meal.
Jay Z and Beyonce say that they discovered the restaurant on the recommendation of a friend from New York, so they had to try it out!
Top dish: if you want to be blown away, try Mesa’s most popular dish, the chicken mole.
Could it be the most popular Mexican restaurant in Grapevine, TX?
As far as restaurants in Grapevine TX go, Mesa is certainly getting some attention.
The Dallas Observer voted it as one of the 50 most interesting restaurants and the Pegasus News called it “fresh, flavorful, unique…a destination for people who like to eat food and talk about it a lot afterwards.”
Food critic, Leslie Brenner, voted Mesa as one of her top restaurants in Grapevine TX for visiting foodies (she enjoyed the enmoladas best).
Beyonce and Jay Z aren’t the only celebrities that enjoy the Mexican eats on offer at Mesa.
Conan O’Brien has dined at Mesa several times, bringing his crew along for a meal. Raul Jr. says that they love the guacamole and that O’ Brien is a huge fan of the molé and ceviche.
Looks like the jury’s out!
If you’re looking for the best restaurants in Grapevine TX or things to do in Grapevine, why not try dining out like Jay Z and Beyonce? Make your reservation online now.