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Rosa's Mexican Grill

#34 of 745 Restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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328 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201-5933
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fargo, North Dakota
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A snowbird recommended this place. We had the seafood tacos with rice and beans as well as a margarita. The tacos were excellent, and I love the smoky flavor of the beans. Definitely would go back.

Thank MariaLynA
Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We love this little mexican restaurant! The fajitas are SOOO yummy! We've lived in Mesa for years but just discovered this place 6 months ago. We wish we'd have found it earlier!

Thank erlacla
Tempe, Arizona
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rosa's is a diamond in a sea of glitter. Their refried beans have a delicious smokey flavor to them, setting these beans apart from your average Mexican food shop. The green tomatillo salsa is the perfect sweetness to whet your palate for a delicious meal. Ambiance is amazing and service is speedy and friendly. Open everyday at 10am. #localsknowbest

Thank Rebecca M
Gilbert, AZ
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite lunch spots as teachers! This place has an authentic feel and taste. The green salsa is to die for! As teachers when we get a normal lunch break, which usually happens in the beginning of the school year before schoolmstarts or early release days many of us run to Rosa's as a treat! The... More 

Thank TeacherNMesa
Mesa, Arizona
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145 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times and it is always good. Servers are friendly and helpful. Chips and salsa are tasty. The green sauce is a bit sweet but I know people who come here for that. The flying saucer is very good, your choice of meat and piled high with veggies. Today, I got the burrito lunch special. My... More 

Thank Scott C
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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319 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The restaurant is in a strip mall and it feels very authentic. Very casual. The restaurant has many loyal customers. I love the thin chips. The salsa for the chips was a bit on the sweet side. I prefer spicy, but that's just my preference. Hard to find most of the time. I really enjoyed the staff, they were fabulous!... More 

Thank Outofdodge_10
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I haven't been to this place in over 20 years, but went with a relative who loves it. Now I know why! I've tried Mexican at several places in Arizona and been disappointed. Everything was delicious, from the unusual green salsa (sweet, not hot. pineapple? what is that ingredient?!) with chips to my beef taco with rice and beans. Who... More 

Thank lehite
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This Restaurant was great, I had a wonderful experience not only with the food that was prepared quickly, presented very nicely but the staff was above and beyond courteous. my family and I enjoyed our visit very much and will defiantly return when we return to Arizona.. I advise anyone who wants a good meal and great service to visit... More 

Thank alyperrin
Provo, Utah
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I love this place!! I am a second generation consumer. My mother (a true Mexican food snob) and father introduced me to Rosa's. No matter where I need to go in the Valley, I make time to come here and love to explore the menu. I live out of state but travel to Arizona regularly. Their chips and salsa are... More 

Thank Mark P
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with family. The gentleman who refilled the tortilla chip bowl was very attentive, but we got a horrible waitress who wasn't very friendly and definitely not a good server. We always had to flag her down for water refills. A couple of things we ordered on the side (sour cream & guacamole) weren't brought and needed to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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

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