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Rosa's Mexican Food

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1750 E Fort Lowell Rd Ste 164, Tucson, AZ 85719-2300
+1 520-325-0362
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“cheese crisp” (13 reviews)
“enchiladas” (21 reviews)
“carne seca” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1750 E Fort Lowell Rd Ste 164, Tucson, AZ 85719-2300
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended by a local we met. Service was good, but the servers seemed tired and disinterested. The food was very average and overpriced for what I ordered; shrimp fajitas. The fajitas came out already prepared on three flour tortillas. I thought...More

Thank Joe I
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Went to Rosa's for lunch because it was very highly rated by several UA Tucson students, however, I found that it was only just OK, and not the quality of Mexican cuisine that I was expecting for a southwest US city. The restaurant sits in...More

Thank 201pilot
Reviewed March 20, 2018

We actually ate here twice while in Tucson. It was recommended to us by a local and it was very good. They do not take reservations and the locals all seem to come here - always a good sign for us. I loved that I...More

Thank Kathrine
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Basic, no frills atmosphere that serves up a good variety of Mexican food. They seem to get rather crowded at dinner with the younger and retirement crowds. Easy to see why. An unpretentious atmosphere, and good Mexican food at reasonable prices.

Thank syncomm1
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We are very picky about our Mexican food, and we give this place an A+! We tried to go to a different place and had such a long wait we ended up at Rosa's. What a serendipity! It is very authentic and truly delicious. If...More

Thank Jochmarq
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We have eaten here several times. It seems to get more expensive every visit. This place serves your standard Mexican fare-cheese drenched Sonoran style with rice and beans. An enchilada plate with three enchiladas is $14 at lunch The food is nothing special, but not...More

Thank John A
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Rosa’s was once one of the best Mexican restaurants in Tucson. But now it is just a sad fajita shop. No more good food and friendly service I can no longer go there, because it just isn’t good in any way

1  Thank G S
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Full range of great Mexican food. We have been going to Rosa's for over 30 years. It never disappoints. They say the food is made from scratch and not made out of cans. We can tell the difference. Nice friendly service. The food is served...More

Thank AZ1912
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

It's been several years since we've been to Rosa's, and it just wasn't the same. The carne seca, for which they're well known, was full of chilies but not carne seca. The green corn tamales were so covered with cheese that they were completely masked,...More

Thank JoMKess
Reviewed November 16, 2017

We had an excellent lunch here. I ordered the cheese crisp extra crispy, and it came out great. Best carne seca ever!

Thank drkitjones
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1750 E Fort Lowell Rd Ste 164, Tucson, AZ 85719-2300
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-325-0362
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