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Rosa Mexicano - San Francisco

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$22 - $35
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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PARA LA MESA
16.5
Guacamole en Molcajete
Since 1984, we have been preparing freshly made guacamole with avocado, jalapeno, tomato, onion and cilantro. Served with warm tortilla chips and salsa
12.5
Add Chorizo 2
Queso Fundido
Melted Chihuahua cheese over poblano rajas. Topped with cilantro and served with handmade corn tortillas
12
Add Chicken Tinga or Braised Beef 3
Nachos de Tres Quesos
Crispy tortillas topped with black beans, queso fresco, white cheddar, Menonita cheese, pico de gallo, chipotle and serrano chiles
15.5
Ceviche de Camarones
Mexican white shrimp from the Baja Coast marinated in citrus with jicama, avocado, roasted habanero, red onion and cilantro
ANTOJITOS
10.5
Quesadilla de Rajas (Northeastern Mexico)
Grilled flour tortilla filled with roasted peppers and Chihuahua cheese. Topped with crema
13.5
Quesadilla de Tinga de Res (Guerrero)
Grilled flour tortilla filled with braised beef tinga and Menonita cheese. Topped with red onion, crema and salsa verde
15
Quesadilla de Camarones (Nuevo Leon)
Baja shrimp sautéed with ancho chile, garlic and lime. Served with a blend of Mexican cheeses
11.5
Empanadas de Pollo con Chorizo (Tabasco)
Corn masa empanadas stuffed with shredded chicken, Mexican chorizo and Menonita cheese. Served with mestiza crema
10.75
Flautas de Pollo (Puebla)
Crispy corn tortillas filled with chicken tinga and topped with salsa pasilla de Oaxaca, salsa verde, queso fresco and crema
9.5
Sopa de Tortilla (Distrito Federal)
Roasted tomato-pasilla chile broth with grilled chicken, sliced avocado, shredded Chihuahua cheese, crema fresca and crispy tortilla strips
9
Ensalada Caesar Mexicana (Tijuana)
Crisp romaine lettuce, roasted red peppers and chile croutons tossed in a classic Caesar dressing
TACOS
3 tacos made with authentic, regional fillings
19
Tinga de Res (Guerrero)
Braised beef brisket with tomatillo-habanero salsa, house-made slaw and pickled red onion
19.5
Pescado Baja (Baja)
Beer battered seasonal fish with white cabbage escabeche and jalapeño-tartar sauce on a fresh flour tortilla
19.75
Camarones Capeados (Baja)
Maseca cornmeal-dusted shrimp with kale, chipotle aioli and pickled onion
18
Hongos (Distrito Federal)
Grilled portobello mushrooms, black bean, roasted red and yellow peppers, grilled corn, cabbage and chile de árbol salsa
ENCHILADAS
3 Enchiladas folded in corn tortillas
22
Suizas (Mexico City)
Roasted chicken tinga with creamy tomatillo sauce, cilantro, onion and melted Chihuahua cheese
23.5
Mestiza (Oaxaca)
Chipotle-braised beef with mestiza sauce, crema, cilantro, onion and queso fresco
24
Mole Poblano (Convent of Santa Rosa, Puebla)
Chicken tinga covered with traditional mole poblano and topped with cilantro, onion, queso fresco and crema
26
Tres Enchiladas
A taste of Rosa Mexicano's signature enchiladas - Mole Poblano, Suiza and Mestiza
ESPECIALES DE LA CASA
21
Chile Poblano Relleno (Oaxaca)
Roasted poblano chile filled with goat cheese, rice, sautéed mushrooms and grilled chayote. Served with piloncillo tomatoes, salsa verde and queso fresco
25.5
Carnitas (Michoacan)
Slow-braised pork with cilantro, white onion and grilled pineapple. Served with handmade corn tortillas
24
Budín de Pollo (Puebla)
Braised chicken tinga layered with soft corn tortillas, Chihuahua cheese, roasted Mexican peppers and grilled corn. Over poblano cream sauce
25
Pescado Primavera (Veracruz)
Pan-seared fresh fish with grilled spring vegetables and tomato gazpacho. Topped with sautéed shrimp and mushrooms
29.75
Alambre a la Mexicana (Mexico City)
Skewered and grilled filet mignon, chorizo sausage, onions, tomatoes, and serrano peppers. Served over house rice with tomatillo and tomato-chipotle sauces
27
Salmón Poblano (Puebla)
Grilled fresh salmon served over sautéed kale, chorizo and corn in a poblano cream sauce
29.5
Tampiqueña de Carne Asada (Tampico)
Grilled skirt steak marinated in guajillo chile and tequila with rajas con crema, guacamole and a Chihuahua cheese enchilada topped with a roasted chipotle-tomato sauce
27
Alambre de Camarones (Veracruz)
Grilled wild jumbo shrimp marinated in garlic vinaigrette with tomatoes, onions and serrano chiles, over achiote rice with salsa verde picante
26.5
Chamorro (Michoacan)
Braised chile ancho-marinated pork shank with salsa verde, white cabbage escabeche, pickled red onion and fresh corn tortillas
24
Rollo de Pechuga (Oaxaca)
Crispy chicken breast filled with huitlacoche, served sliced over poblano cream sauce
AL CARBON
Grilled in the style of Sonora and served in cast iron skillets with handmade corn tortillas, chile de arbol salsa, tomatillo-jalapeno salsa and crema
24
Pollo Adobado (Jalisco)
Ancho-marinated chicken breast with slow-cooked peppers and Chihuahua cheese
18
Vegetales (Distrito Federal)
chiote-roasted cauliflower, rajas, kale and corn
28
Arrachera (Sonora)
Guajillo chile and tequila marinated steak with chile rajas and Menonita cheese
ACOMPAÑAMIENTOS
6
Plátanos
Plantains
6
Elotes
Mexican corn on the cob
6
Coliflor
Cauliflower with achiote
6
Col Rizada
Kale, corn and poblano
6
Fideos de Calabacín
Zucchini noodles
6
Arroz y Frijoles
Achiote rice & epazote-jalapeño refried black beans
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say that anything would have tasted great after a week out at burning man, but the shrimp tacos were super and the corn was a special treat. Genuine, nice staff and good atmosphere. Price and coldness of beer added to the happiness.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank jillr179
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent full service Mexican restaurant! Great happy hour menu also. Make sure to order tableside guacamole. It's made fresh right at your table. Have been there several times while on business in SF. Everything that I've had so far was fresh and flavorful! My go...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank robbie225
Reviewed August 6, 2019

They are unwilling to make any alterations to the dishes to accommodate a vegan. I had the guacamole which was great. Quite expensive and they tend to rush you through.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank PatriciaRoy
Reviewed July 9, 2019

We stopped in on July 4th weekend for dinner. We were starving so I'm certainly glad Rosa Mexicano was just across the street from the Embarcadero. I was expecting more from the food for the prices, honestly. It was decent food but didn't have much...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank KathNChloe
Reviewed June 17, 2019

We went here last night for father's day dinner. We were able to get right in and have a great booth with an excellent waiter. The table side guacamole and enchiladas were fantastic. The prices are high, but the enchiladas were enough to share between...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Laurakat
Reviewed June 7, 2019

Thursday early dinner (5:30 pm) before the Golden Gate Theatre is a short, inexpensive Uber/Lyft ride after for a 7:30 pm show. The restaurant has a full bar and great selection of fabulous Margarita's or will tweak to accommodate. The waitstaff is friendly & attentive...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

We were a group of 15 people in the back room for margaritas, sangria, tacos and guacamole and chips. Service was excellent, the room is private but still feels connected to the restaurant. We had three types of tacos and the service on a long...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sj764
Reviewed May 30, 2019

A tale of two cities. The wait-staff just did not work for us at the table. The gentleman who took our order blamed the cook for a message about limiting cheese on one of the orders. It took too long to get more water. The...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Michael D
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Our party of ten was cheerfully served, entertained, very well fed, and happy customers all around last night at Rosa Mexicano. While not inexpensive, we definitely got what we paid for, and then some. Drinks were good, service excellent, best guacamole I've had in yonks,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank markls3
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

We tried brunch and the french toast was crispy and delicious. The table chips were thin and just lightly salty which paired well with the guacamole. At $14.50 for the french toast in San Fran, we felt we had a nice brunch option.

Date of visit: May 2019
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