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Rosa Mexicano - National Harbor

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Mon, 6/17
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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Prix fixe: 58 per person
Guacamole en Molcajete
Our famous preparation. Since 1984, we have been serving freshly made guacamole with avocado, jalaperio, tomato, onion and cilantro. Served with tortilla chips, salsa pasilla de oaxaca and salsa de tomatillo y habanero.
Choice of one
Sopa De Tortilla Y Langosta / Lobster Tortilla Soup
Rich lobster and pasilla chile broth with sweet corn, napa cabbage, avocado and cream.
Tacos De Panza Con Ostiones / Fried Oyster and Pork Belly Tacos (2)
Topped with saffron-coconut salsa.
Ensalada Bibb / Bibb Salad
Mexican herbs, chopped shallots, queso fresco and mustard-pumpkin seed dressing.
Choice of one
Mar Y Tierra a La Mexicana / Surf & Turf a La Mexicana
Medallions of beef tenderloin topped with lobster enchiladas and a hazelnut vanilla mole served with creamed red rajas
Enchiladas De Pato Con Mole De Zarzamora / Duck Enchiladas with Blackberry Mole
Two soft corn tortillas filled with slow-braised pulled duck, topped with blackberry mole, roasted pistachios and crème fraiche.
Pescado Relleno Con Cangrejo / Whole Baby Red Snapper Stuffed with Crab Salpicon
Served over purple sweet potatoes and passion fruit-chile de arbol butter sauce.
Choice of one
Mangos Flameados / Mangoes Flambe (Prepared Tableside: Minimum Two Guests)
Sauteed mangoes, cherries and brandy, served over a Mexican ice cream sandwich.
Flan De Rosa / Espresso Flan
Vanilla flan infused with espresso, served on a warm ancho chile brownie with Mexican cinnamon whipped cream.
Tres Leches De Zarzamoras / Blackberry Three Milk Cake
Sour‎ cream pound cake soaked in three milks, topped with blackberry-hibiscus glaze, toasted meringue.
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
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Waitress was extremely rude. Very disappointed with the poor attitude. Food was good but they were unable to make a mojito. How do you run out of ingredients for a mojito which is on the menu....on a Friday night. The experience at your restaurant was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank thibault273
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To quote my nine year old, “I think they spent more money on their decorations than on the quality of their food.” This place is definitely not authentic. We ordered a standard Mexican drink that was clearly thrown together by someone who had no idea...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank wanderexploreinspire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Mexican restaurant in National Harbor is in a pleasant location close to the square and piers where much of the attractions are. We had a table outside on the terrace and it was pleasant to see the happenings in the area while the sun...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JWanderers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rosa’s has a good selection of food and drinks. We enjoyed the view of the National Harbor while sipping on a margaritas and sangrias while eating fresh guacamole. The fresh fish tacos were excellent and served with beans and rice. 3 ladies split 1 order...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mallamendo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called (May 29, 2019) the restaurant 4 days ahead to make sure that we have the dinner reservation for 13 of my guests for June 1, 2019. They told us they will confirm. Since they did not call or email to confirm, we called...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cruiser565325
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch service, great views and delicious food the whole family loved. Cant go wrong here with the menu as it is kid and vegetarian friendly. The guacamole was on point

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MDMom2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting friend in the DC area, we had lunch at Rosa's Mexican restaurant at the National Harbor. We started off with the server preparing freshly made guacamole at table side. It was great. I then had the Caesar salad with chicken which was just...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just came from happy hour at Rosa Mexicano and it was going well until the food runner spilled food all over my husband. Accidents happy but at least someone (manager) could have come over and said sorry. To top it off we get our check...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Lori P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is good, it’s not the best i have had but it was a tasty treat. The drinks are delicious i would visit again just to drink

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank takiyahh2017
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

The guacamole made at your table is a must for your appetizer! The food is delicious, service excellent, and the atmosphere is relaxing. Best Latin American restaurant in the area!

Date of visit: January 2019
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They had separate rooms so I would think so.
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