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Rancho de Tia Rosa

3129 E Mckellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85213-3132
480-659-8787
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Ranked #9 of 765 restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Even though the place is consistently busy it is well worth the wait. I love the salmon tacos and my husband is a huge fan of their pork dishes. Come early to avoid the crowds and enjoy!

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I love their chips and salsa, spinach enchiladas and their chocolatini YUM YUM!!!!!! They have a magician who is great. Never did figure out how my ring got in his wallet in a sealed envelope. Also someone does balloon animals for a small fee. Sometimes the wait can get alittle long with no reservations.

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denver colorado
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23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This used to be one of my favorite places to eat, however, the last few times we have gone, the place is so packed we have had to wait over an hour for a table. I don't know if they do now, but then, they did not take reservations. Also parking is a mess. With lots of really good Mexican... More

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19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The service was terrible, never was asked if we would like water, took for ever to get someone to take our order, while waiting for our server to come back we watched him cleam high chairs for ten minutes. Finally spoke to the manager who was very apologetic and comped our meals. Our server came with the bill and said,... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I know this place is a popular destination but I'm personally not a big fan of the food. I feel that it's "Americanized" Mexican fare and not the authentic flavor I look for when dining out for this type of cuisine. However, the restaurant has great ambiance and would probably be nice place to have margaritas and apps with family/friends.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This my favorite local Mexican food restaurant hands down, but you will pay the price as a typical dinner entre is $12 - $15. Very nice atmosphere with two location to choose from.

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Mesa, AZ
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Rancho de Tia Rosa offers the finest combination of great atmosphere and outstanding Mexican food in the east valley. We have visitors from Chicago who insist on returning to Tia Rosa's McKellips location. The roast pork is fine; prepared during 11 hours of roasting; tender and seasoned to perfection. Everything on the menu is well prepared. Meals offer a... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The best in the west Chile relleno, But not right now they had a fire in the kitchen and will reopen some time next month.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the area.Good for lunch or dinner with outdoor seating options. The best part is the slow roasted beef or pork in any dish you choose. Great on quesadilla or burrito. Chips come with red and green tomatillo salsas.The flavors are slightly upscale from traditional Mexican fare and the atmosphere is lovely yet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good food , authentic and an excellent atmosphere. Nice little bar area and outside seating on the patio. My favorite is the Flying Saucer with shredded beef.

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