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Rosita's Place

2310 E Mcdowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85006-2452 (Encanto)
602-244-9779
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Ranked #182 of 2,572 Restaurants in Phoenix
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Encanto
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Neighborhood: Encanto
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The two of us visited for dinner. Because of the good reputation I expect a wait, but there were lots of tables free. I had a fajita de pollo, and my wife had mole en pollo. Both were outstanding. I am a hearty eater, and am accustomed to filling up. But after I stuffed myself beyond my limit, 1/3 of... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is very good, our favorite place. Unfortunately service is not great, but the food makes up for it!! I do recommend this place, but make sure you have time, because the wait for servive & food is awhile!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Menu is in Spanish and English, best chips anywhere get a side of homemade guacamole to go with them. Margarita's are strong as well.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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167 reviews 167 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Long standing restaurant that I went with a colleague to eat. Prices are fair and food is excellent. I had the carne asada tacos and they were great. They get busy at lunch but worth a wait.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Rosita's place came highly recommended from the hotel front desk staff but unfortunately it was not very good. We had high expectations due to the restaurant being local and in Arizona...Mexican food should be authentic here, right? But it was not. The cheese dip was cold and the Guacamole was made with sour cream and was baby food smooth /texture-not... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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96 reviews 96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stopped in today for a late lunch, around 1 PM on a Friday. Place was busy, but no wait. The wonderful staff are prompt and friendly. The place is immaculate and charming. There are lots of Mexicans eating here, and all kinds of Gringos. The locals know it and even the business crowd shows up here. I do not feel... More

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Elburn, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

It was just ok we were headed to another Mexican restaurant but they were closed so we saw rositas had a good review too. They charge for chips when others are free, salsa was ok didn't like ....would prob order the guacamole if I'd go back. Margarita I liked. Fajitas were so so steak meat little on chewy side, onions... More

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Chicago, IL
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We found this on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try and were so happy we did! Authentic Mexican food that you can tell was made with love. We went here on our first night in town and changed our dinner reservations for our second night so we could go back to Rosita's! From the hot tortilla chips... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Excellent authentic Mexican Food! Fresh hot chips and salsa made for a good starter. The chimichanga was full of chicken and cheese!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Rosita's is not a fancy suburban "Mexican Gourmet Upscale Dining Experience, filled up with columns and statues and wealthy Canadian retirees. This is the real thing. This week I took my wife and parents. It was loud with celebration and loud in paint and decor. It's located downtown at 24th Street and McDowell. There are security bars on the windows.... More

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