About Mesquite - Liverpool

Merseyside Mexican joints have exploded in number over recent years, but a lot of them miss the mark on bringing not just the fiery food but also the welcoming and friendly kind of dining experience that really makes Mexican eating special. It’s social and familial, cosy and comforting, and it’s well represented at Mesquite on Smithdown Road. Located between Wavertree Playground and Sefton Park, Mesquite offers Mesoamerican magic to locals around southeastern Liverpool, dishing up authentic Mexican food at great value and providing plenty of smiles and Latin cheer alongside. Of course you can find all your Mexican favourites here, with no shortage of soft-shell tacos, sizzling fajitas and crispy quesadillas (try the spinach and mushroom version for a vegetarian treat), but the menu stretches northwards to Southern and American options, so you can also be sure of a fabulous burger at Mesquite, not to mention tasty cocktails, ample Coronas and plenty of other liquid options.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Mesquite - Liverpool
449 Smithdown Road, Wavertree
Liverpool L15 3JL

Menu Highlights




(3) Corn tortillas stuffed with chicken, rolled and fried.


(4) Smoky BBQ or Buffalo wings. Served with Ranch dressing, carrots and celery sticks.


Lime marinated prawns served with a crispy corn tortilla and avocado.


8oz Burger

Beef burger served on a brioche bun, topped with cheese and any extra topping of your choice; bacon, guacamole or fried egg. Served with thick cut chips and coleslaw.


Sizzling strips of fresh chicken or beef, tossed with peppers and onions. Comes with corn tortillas, salsa, sour cream and guacamole.


A full rack of Texan-style BBQ ribs. Slow cooked until succulent and falling off the bone! Served with thick cut chips and coleslaw.

5 Mesquite - Liverpool Reviews

5 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Waiting time:Good
Noise levels:Pleasant
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Sheila T.9 months ago · 5 reviews

Really good food and friendly service. The prawn ceviche toastadas are divine, as are the fajitas. There was a large party already there when we arrived, so understandably that caused some delays in the kitchen. However, the service more than made up for it and we were offered free nibbles and drinks. Will definitely be returning.

Leanne W.a year ago · 1 review

Only one person front of house dealing with drinks food orders and bringing food out. This place has the potential to be great but on a Saturday night there was only us and another couple eating. There was confusion when we asked how long the food would be for my son as he is diabetic he ended up getting his meal within 5 minutes and had finished his meal before we had even got our starters.

Cheryl B.2 years ago · 5 reviews

Lovely restaurant, with authentic Mexican food and a good choice to choose from. The staff were very friendly and over all it had a great atmosphere.

Eleanor M.2 years ago · 1 review

Nice atmosphere and very busy, but our service was a little slow and the food nothing special. Fajita portions were good but didn't provide enough tortillas/ toppings to go with.

Peter C.8 months ago · 1 review

Quaint restaurant with a cosy atmosphere. Food was generally good: the BBQ ribs were delicious, although the enchiladas were a little bland. Reasonably priced. Would go back.