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Rosa's Mexican Grill

#35 of 715 Restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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328 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201-5933
+1 480-964-5451
10:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

I haven't been to this place in over 20 years, but went with a relative who loves it. Now I know why! I've tried Mexican at several places in Arizona and been disappointed. Everything was delicious, from the unusual green salsa (sweet, not hot. pineapple? what is that ingredient?!) with chips to my beef taco with rice and beans. Who... More 

Thank lehite
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

This Restaurant was great, I had a wonderful experience not only with the food that was prepared quickly, presented very nicely but the staff was above and beyond courteous. my family and I enjoyed our visit very much and will defiantly return when we return to Arizona.. I advise anyone who wants a good meal and great service to visit... More 

Thank alyperrin
Provo, Utah
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I love this place!! I am a second generation consumer. My mother (a true Mexican food snob) and father introduced me to Rosa's. No matter where I need to go in the Valley, I make time to come here and love to explore the menu. I live out of state but travel to Arizona regularly. Their chips and salsa are... More 

Thank Mark P
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with family. The gentleman who refilled the tortilla chip bowl was very attentive, but we got a horrible waitress who wasn't very friendly and definitely not a good server. We always had to flag her down for water refills. A couple of things we ordered on the side (sour cream & guacamole) weren't brought and needed to... More 

Thank tanglyocean
Atlanta, Georgia
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216 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We got carry out from here last month when we were in town. Had the enchilada plate with green sauce, delicious and the pork salad which was a generous yummy dish. Love their red salsa too. This time we are in and a repeat on the enchiladas and tried their margaritas and the pork tacos. Our young male server was... More 

Thank adventurerplus
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Absolutely great food at this place. Was looking for local mexican while in Mesa and Trip Advisor did not fail us. Huge portions and the 2 sauces with chips were a nice touch.My wife had the mole sauce which was excellent but all the food was very good.

Thank hooligan17
Mesa, Arizona
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Rrstaurant is in a strip mall. The green salsa (served with chips) and the mole that came with my tamales both are quite sweet and taste like they have added sugar. Service was slow on a Monday night even though there were only about 20% tables filled. The rest of the food was good. Frankly, though, I won't return.

Thank LW26102
Knob Noster, Missouri
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Rosa's was a pleasant surprise. We originally were headed somewhere but the wait turned out to be too long. After deciding to give Rosa's a try we're glad we did. The two different kinds of free salsa that came with chips before the meal were both delicious. .The portion sizes were large and everyone enjoyed their meals which included a... More 

Thank Robin K
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211 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Had dinner last night around 5:30pm. Restaurant was empty, approximately 3 tables when we arrived. Service was very slow and inattentive. The food, is always good here, sure I've had better, but it is still a local place to go. Enchiladas de mariscos were spot on, my favorite here.

Thank hdslam
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Two friends and I had lunch here. All of us chose shrimp tacos - mango, pineapple and the special, spicy. Each of us liked our meals. I expected to like the tacos but the big surprise was the beans. Really good smokey refried beans. I've only enjoyed rice at 2 Mexican restaurants. Happily, I requested more beans and no rice.... More 

Thank Vconley27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201-5933
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-964-5451

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?