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Rosa Mexicano - National Harbor

153 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745-1138
+1 301-567-1005
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“guacamole” (373 reviews)
“enchiladas” (65 reviews)
“churros” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
153 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745-1138
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1 - 10 of 1,008 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The service was friendly and efficient, the food was amazing!! It was fairly expensive but typical for the area and high quality. I highly recommend brunch. The restaurant is right on the harbor and convenient to shopping and other attractions.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Did not find anything here to be exceptional. Long line of people waiting when we left so something must be done right or it is because it is a cheaper option in the National Harbor area which tends to have expensive restaurants. Wine pours were...More

1  Thank panster
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had dinner here while staying at the Gaylord National Conference Center. The restaurant was within easy walking distance of the hotel. The staff were very friendly and offered prompt service. I had the Salmon Poblano, which was good, but not great. The presentation was...More

1  Thank Sonny P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with outdoor seating overlooking the Potomac River. The signature margarita is fantastic and way overpriced. The food is very good, authentic dishes but also overpriced. Great overall experience but not worth the money.

1  Thank Connie L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had great food and service here. Table side guac is amazing and easy to share. Drinks are good too. Had the fish taco and the nacho and both were great. Definitely recommend.

Thank K C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent an afternoon at the Rosa, and enjoyed really good guacamole and an assortment of tasty sights, good beer and a lovely setting.

1  Thank maggielke
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ordered a shrimp quesadilla. Was disappointed. One shrimp in each slice and loaded with cheese. Would have preferred less cheese and more shrimp.

1  Thank Denise R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here several times and we have never been disappointed. They are accommodating with reservations, the view is great and the food is delicious. There is something for everyone! They stay busy, but you never feel rushed!

1  Thank Marie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For Mexican, this is expensive. The food is good but not worth the cost. Best feature is the table side guacamole. Drinks are very expensive, small and loaded with ice. I went to Rosa Mexicana in NYC years ago and didn't think I'd ever return...More

1  Thank MMaldo2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely accommodating ! Excellent service. Great Guacamole made at the table. Hot chips and tasty salsa. Nice view. Our food was very good, served hot and appetizing . We had Shrimp, tacos with shredded beef and pickled onion, chicken fajitas with peppers cooked just right...More

1  Thank Lee P
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Response from Sheri R | Reviewed this property |
They had separate rooms so I would think so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
5:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745-1138
  • Public Transportation: Metro bus line picks up from the Southern Avenue rail station, Indian Head Hwy & Southern Ave(DC line),Oxon Hill Park & Ride Lot and St. George Blvd. & Waterfront St. (National Harbor)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  National Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 301-567-1005
Description
In 1984, Rosa Mexicano set a new standard for Mexican cuisine when it first opened on the upper east side of New York City. Playing a leading role in defining what was then a "new" cuisine to American diners, Rosa Mexicano delivers authentic Mexican cooking in an accessible, stylishly festive atmosphere. Rosa Mexicano's menu features a range of award-winning signature dishes, including our Guacamole en Molcajete, in a traditional lava rock mortar. Described by Time Out New York as "green ecstasy in a stone bowl," it is prepared table side and served with house made chips, warm corn tortillas and condiment salsas. Rosa Mexicano is also known for the Frozen Pomegranate Margarita, as well as the stylish and festive ambiance that includes an illuminated water wall.
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