Menisa is bounded on the south by Anthony Henday Drive, on the north by Mill Woods Road, on the east by 66 Street, and on the west by 80 Street.
Residential development in Menisa began in 1976 and was nearly complete by 1980. The majority of dwellings in Menisa are single detached houses (83%) with a significant number of row houses (14%). Approximately seven out of eight dwellings are owner occupied.
Menisa Shopping Centre is located in the neighbourhood. In addition to Menisa Shopping Centre, residents have access to shopping at Mill Woods Town Centre, a mall located to the north of the neighbouhood along 66 Street.