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“Will go back!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rosa's Cantina - CLOSED

Rosa's Cantina
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: This is a new restuarant. I went there last week while on vacation...it was fabulous Mexican food...would like to share it with others.
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Will go back!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2013

Not too many options for Mexican food when in such a small town like Kona, but this is definitely a great option. Ask for the molcajete, I would go back just to try one of those again!
YUM

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank raveonpragha
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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Agoura Hills, California
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687 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
“Great happy hour spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2013

We went here several times for happy hour. They have good happy hour deals on drinks and food. Great view for watching the sunset as its on the 2nd floor. Nice open air restaurant.

They have Dos Equis Amber beer at happy hour prices all day - it is one of my favorite Mexican beers. We ate guacamole and tacos for happy hour and it tasted great.

Service was great and they have live music on the weekends.

They are located at: 75-5805 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Craig-World-Travelle
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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61 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Decent "Cantina" food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2013

Have not been to Rosa's in quite a while. Looks like the management and wait staff have turned over a bit. Service was great and pleasant. Big improvement. I realize everyone has an opinion on Mexican food. I don't think a lot of people can tell the difference between tex-mex, southwestern, or Mexican, thus lump it all together and judge each place to whatever their personnel preference is. I'm not going to describe the food other then to say, I enjoyed it very much. It has improved since my last visit. Drinks were on HH prices, entrees where between 10 and $20. Very nice ocean view setting.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Finn1033
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Bellevue, Washington
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Omg... worst margarita ever”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

We travel all over the world and have had better margaritas in Paris - which we only randomly decided to get. If nothing else, you expect good fruity drinks in Hawaii. .. but this was just bad. No attention to detail on anything. From the food to the guy who was singing just making up words as he went along. Skip this place and go anywhere else along the kona strip. The nicest thing about this place was the server's smile.

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1 Thank Real-Insight
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Guam, Mariana Islands
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327 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Great food, great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2013

Great Mexican food, great friendly service. Lots of choices in the menu. Love the view from the balcony. Recommended.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Anna M
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