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Rosa's Mexican Grill

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328 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201-5933
480-964-5451
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Something is familiar about this place...

My husband and I are on a quest to find the best nachos in Mesa on our weekly dates. we were disappointed when the restaurant in the lead, Rancho de Tia Rosa, had a fire and closed. This week we drove around till we found Rosa's Mexican Grill. We were not terribly excited about going in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Patty H
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Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My husband and I are on a quest to find the best nachos in Mesa on our weekly dates. we were disappointed when the restaurant in the lead, Rancho de Tia Rosa, had a fire and closed. This week we drove around till we found Rosa's Mexican Grill. We were not terribly excited about going in. The shopping plaza where... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

After the outstanding reviews, we decided to visit. Here is what we observed: 1. Slow service 2. Flat and tasteless salsa 3. Beef in enchiladas and burritos was like beef jerky 4. Chips were not warm 5. Tortilla required surgical blade to cut 6. Expensive Mexican for the quality We will not return.

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Maui
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84 reviews 84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

You can tell walking in that Rosa's has been around a while in a market that is heavy on Mexican restaurants. I was with a family group of 7. Everyone seemed to enjoy their dishes and drinks. I had the pork flying saucer and it was more than I could eat and very tasty.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you are seeking an authentic Mexican food experience, this is the place for you. We were promptly seated, orders taken and food served. Everyone in our party enjoyed their food although one Midwestern visitor expected ground rather than the traditional shredded Mexican style for beef. The green corn tamale was as close to perfection as I have ever tasted... More 

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Langley, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

took the family here for some good old Mexican food. Not disappointed. Staff was courteous and fast with salsa and chips and lots of water !! Menu has quite a lot to choose from, so will picked different items for "sharing", all were great. Great value as well

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Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We were so excited to take our out of town visitors to Rosas. We called ahead and made a reservation for 10 people. When we arrived not one person acknowledged us. After 20 mins of people not wanting to make eye contact with us we asked to talk to the manager. The workers then spoke bad about us in Spanish... More 

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Funky location in a mostly abandoned local mall but absolutely worth the trip. Excellent Mexican food with unique smoky flavor to their beans. Seafood is outstanding and fajitas (with chicken and shrimp) are wonderful, big enough to share and there is nothing like the aromas and the sizzle as they arrive at the table. I have noticed some of the... More 

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Mesa, AZ
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Rosa's has been here longer than I have. The food is excellent and the atmosphere inside is charming. Casual dining. The Avacado Pinapple salad is our favorite.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We have been going to this place for years. It is kind of a drive so we don’t make it often but we are never disappointed. Everything tastes homemade, the décor is inviting and the service is always prompt. We will continue to go whenever we have a chance.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

One of the best Mexican restaurants in Phoenix area. I appreciate the range of spice levels available since I can't do hot hot. Fresh taco chips w two types of salsa. Appreciate that I could eat both. Filling meal for very reasonable price. Margarita also excellent, within $6. Overall, highly recommended. You won't regret the choice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 328 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201-5933
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: 480-964-5451

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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