Rosa Mexicano by Lincoln Center

4.4 based on 1320 reviews
Cuisine Type Mexican
Price Range $31 to $50
Neighborhood Upper West Side

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About Rosa Mexicano by Lincoln Center

Our highly anticipated second Rosa Mexicano location opened in July 2000. Just steps away from Lincoln Center, this impressive David Rockwell-designed space features a 30-foot iridescent blue tile water wall that spans both levels of the restaurant and is adorned with 240 miniature cliff divers. Here you’ll also find a dramatic “floating” staircase made of orange and red terrazzo slabs and backlit panels behind the bar embedded with rose petals. Awarded “Best Restaurant 2000” by Interiors Magazine, this unique, contemporary look ushered in a new era for us at Rosa Mexicano.
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Menus

  1. Takeout Menu
  2. Beverage Menu
  3. Lunch Menu
  4. Dinner Menu
  5. Kids / Young Amigos Menu
  6. Dessert / Postres
  7. Happy Hour Menu
  8. Cocktail & Wine List
  9. Tequilla
  10. Brunch Menu

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4.4
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Noise Level
Moderate
4.4
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4.3
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4.3
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3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

It was loud. Big dlight of stairs up to dining room. Enchilada sampler of three was lousy. The chips and guacamole were both very salty.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Gr8 decor! My teenage daughter & I were seated on the second floor. Table side guac was great. Food was super fast & it was a great place to do dinner prior to our show at Merkin. Service was speedy & super friendly-even though restaurant was busy. Our own 'issue' was that it was very warm in the restaurant but it was during the few days that it was warmer than normal in Manhattan. I would DEFINITELY go back :)

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Courteous and timely service! Made-to-order guacamole is always a crowd-pleaser! I got the Mole Poblano Enchilada which was delicious. Would definitely come back.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I have been coming here for years and it never disappoints. The new menu is wonderful and you cannot beat the guacamole! Highly recommend for high-end Mexican cuisine.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

This is the place for guacamole if you like it. Many places now make it 'at your table' but Rosa's is, in my opinion, by far the best. When you ask for 'spicy' it really does have a kick to it. \n\nEverything is good- I had the mahi mahi, my partner the flank steak. But you can't go wrong with anything you try.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Rosa is a great local restaurant with outstanding ethnic food and drinks! It gets busy during show times, so service was a little slower than desired. Overall, it was a terrific experience and a wonderful place to celebrate a family birthday.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great experience real Mexican food! Best service in town.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Went for brunch with some friend before a Lincoln Center Event. The food was fine - some interesting variations of the typical brunch dishes.\n\nOne thing I found very disappointing - there are no handicapped accessible bathrooms. The only bathroom is on the second floor and to have access to an elevator you have to exit the restaurant and go around the corner to some other entrance.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

This is hands down the best Mexican food I have ever had. The guac is a MUST!!!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Used to be better, indeed used to be something special among the city's Mexican restaurants. We hadn't been in over a year and found it changed. Nothing special this time. The 'tres enchiladas' tasted like the gooey dishes you can get anywhere else. The biggest disappointment was the guacamole, which used to be prepared tableside and no longer is. I'm not saying this is a bad restaurant, it's just that we found it no longer worth making a trip to.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

On the plus side, Rosa Mexicano is extremely convenient to Lincoln Center. It has been an area fixture for years. We haven't been there for a number of years and decided to try it again. Still overly noisy - to the point of having difficulty hearing the person across the table from you. The food is good, but nothing special. Not very imaginative Mexican fare.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

What a fun place to dine! Everyone seemed to be having a great time as it was quite boisterous. Our waiter was very attentive even though the restaurant was crowded. I loved the guacamole and will go back to try the many different margaritas!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Can't beat their quacamole made at your table to your level of spiciness!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We came here ten years ago, last time we were in New York. The guacamole is even better than we remembered it. Advise making reservation during busy times

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Everything is always delicious here, and the service is always excellent.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Guac made at your table and pomegranate margaritas really are the signature of this place, and you cannot beat the location next to Lincoln Center. Bar is quite a scene, and the decor is unique. Only knock would be the noise level, and having to walk through the back bar on the way to the bathroom upstairs, kind of skeevy....

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Tables too close - noise level too high on upper level next to staircase - food very good

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We were back a Rosa.. most often we come there before a performance at Lincoln Center, our favorite to-go restaurant. Menu is pricey as most are in that area, but you can dine well without breaking your budget if you choose carefully. I find that the choices listed in the Appetizer section are filling enough especially if preceded by Rosa's famous made-at-the-table guacamole, and I had the sopa de tortilla. Service is uniformly attentive and pleasant

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great Mexican spot by Lincoln Center

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

It was very noisy...Food came before we were finished with appetizer. It was not hot. It was replaced

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The menu is quite extensive with many choices. Having guacamole made table side and spiced to your liking is part of the ambiance. The bowl of chips that accompanies it is sufficient. Service was excellent and our 11 year old granddaughter, who is a finicky eat, found sufficient choices on the children's menu. The selection of wines by the glass (a bit limited) or by the bottle is adequate for most diners. The biggest issue is the noise level, which made conversation difficult, on a Saturday night. Perhaps during the week is is quieter. There were many large groups of people who had either attended the various Lincoln Center matinee programs or were there for evening performances.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food and service are really, really good!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Although unseasonably warm for February, we had a wonderful time. Our server was attentve and gracious.\n\nDon't skip the table side guacamole! You will wish you ordered 2. A great Lincoln Center option.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Excellent experience , service wonderful, nd food delish

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 29 2018

It was cinco de mayo night and we thought what can be better than rosa Mexicana, with the famous ambiance and supposedly good quality food. How wrong we were. \n\nWhen we walked in, The ambiance was great with welcoming music and trendy Decor . It was a pre-fix menu and we all started with the famous guac that was delicous. \n\nWe then waited for the main course for an hour! Once arrived 4 out of the 5 dishes came completely cold. The enchilads looked and felt like they just came out of the freezer (The cheese was still frozen!!!). Needless to say we returned them all. The manger came, he was nice and returned our money but I will never step there again.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Waiter had zero personality and order to table took an extremely long time in spite of it not being busy when we sat down. Food was good, drinks were fair.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Very noisy and very very hot. Had to complain about the heat. Ordered Enchilades Suizas. Like no other I had ever tasted before. Green and soupy. Yuk!!!! Very inattentive wait staff. Actually had to raise my hand in order to get someone to come to the table. Will not return.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Fun night. The service was great. Very friendly and helpful. They didn't rush us like some places close to Lincoln Center or the theater. There is a great menu with lots of delicious choices. The drink menu was good too and our drinks were delicious. We will definitely return!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We went for a family Valentine celebration aged 30-80 and everyone loved the restaurant. We had a wonderful window table in the corner and a fabulous waiter. Great night.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Especial diner with friends

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food and drinks are great. One of the best restaurant in NYC.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Excellent as always!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Located conventiently for Lincoln Center. Service good, food okay but a bit spicy. Suggest mild for waiter.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

My wife's birthday. The gentleman at the front said they would do something special but they didn't :(

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Never disappoints. Service is great, nice cocktail menu and delicious guacamole! I am vegetarian and the mushroom tacos were excellent. My friend had the chicken enchiladas with mole sauce and loved it too.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

If you are looking for a place for a special occasion like a birthday, anniversary, valentine's day etc I promise this place will not disappoint. Service, appearance, food everything is amazing here and the price is great! Definitely will recommend to a friend or even my worse enemy, that's how good it is.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was top notch all around, from the fish entrée to every vegetable on the plate. I took a European colleague, so the décor and ambience were also impressive.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We loved the place – a comfortable dining room, excellent service, good food, friendly atmosphere. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The guacamole was amazing, sangria was refreshing, shrimps were a little spicy, but tasted good anyway. Everyone loved the desert. Service was well-timed and friendly, wines were affordable (20oz. - $15)

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

As always, outstanding food, drink and service. They were able to make accommodations for my rather picky 9 year old. Cocktails were fabulous. Even the chips and salsa were fresh and delicious. Portions are good sized. We didn't have time for dessert since we were going to a concert at Lincoln center (across the street). If you like Mexican, you'll love this place.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Nothing to brag about- They should have a better menu selection for next years Resturant Week

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

There's something so satisfying about rice n beans and gloppy chicken with mole sauce\nor any of the other wonderfully filling dishes on a cold winter's night. summer's not bad \neither with a yummy margarita in hand.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Good food\nMy daughter was in town and we went for dinner. We had a fresh Guacamole (a bit spicy) and good entree. Pricing was good, service too.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Tortilla soup was very salty.\n\nEverything else was delicious.\n\nWe started with the famous guacamole, then had mushroom tacos that were exquisite.\n\nThe Tampiqueña steak was just perfect, nothing chewy.\n\nThe Chamorro was excellent. You can't find it anywhere else.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Went to New York for our honeymoon. The food was fantastic and the table side guacamole was amazing I only wish I had two stomachs.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Much smaller menu than other Rosa Mexicanos. Service was lackluster at best. Food mediocre and expensive. Upper East side restaurant is so much better!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Made a reservation for 745pm and when I arrived there were lots of empty tables. They tried to squeeze us in a row of two tops upstairs where there is no windows or ambience. Manager was unwilling to find us another table even though there were at least 12 empty ones. Wound up being reseated downstairs to small table by kitchen door. Waiter was nice. Would not go back. Mananger was very rude too

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Never fails when u wannafeel like a chihuahua!! Live it every time

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food was not prepared as described in menu. \nGuacamole at tableside \nFajitas were luke warm not sizzling

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food is excellent. Service could have been more attentive. Reservation desk is terrific.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Been a long time fan of Rosa, so this experience was disheartening. Hadn't been in awhile and were excited for more 'high end fine dining Mexican.'\n\nMy partner ordered the Grilled skirt steak marinated in guajillo chile and tequila. He had a hefty steak knife and -- literally -- could not cut into the steak! He moved from area to area of the meat, finally got a small piece and tried to chew it. He had to spit it out. All gristle! It took us five minutes to track down a waiter (ours was nowhere to be found). He then got someone else to offer replacements, which took over 10 minutes to get it to our table on 'rush'. My food, which was fine, was cold by that time. \n\nWorse of all, when our waiter finally resurfaced, he never in any way acknowledged what happened. He knew, as he passed by and said your new entree is coming, but never said 'sorry,' 'can I get you something in the meantime', nothing at all. Like it did not happen!\n\nOur meal was ruined and no one cared. This is a big, busy place and I guess this doesn't happen that often, so, like a factory, it just keeps on chugging when there's a glitch, customer be damned. \nSadly, we won't be back.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great Mexican food. Nice atmosphere. A little too noisy

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Birthday celebration

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

This is our first visit to Rosa Mexicano. It had been highly recommended by a friend. We are both from Mexico.\nThe first thing we tried was the salsa that came with the chips, and from the first bite you can tell this a place with authentic Mexican Flavors.\nThe salsa was made of roasted tomatoes, which give a very specific flavor. If a restaurant has good salsa, the food will be great too.\nThe guacamole was prepared at our table and served in a molcajete, it was very good too. I added salsa to chips with guacamole.\nThe food was very good too. We ordered Arrachera, Carne Tampiqueña and Carnitas. They all tested awesome. The plates come with salsa verde and salsa roja, both of them were very tasty.\nThey serve handmade corn tortillas that help to complement the food and make awesome tacos.\nFor dessert we had Pastel de Tres Leches, which was amazing.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Best part of meal was guacamole..... did not expect the rest of the meal to be forgettable (because I had heard raves) but it was. Still, will try again if I’m in the neighborhood. Pleasant atmosphere and servers who aim to please, but food took FOREVER.... and we had 12 noon reservation; were seated as soon as the place opened. Puzzling.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

This place was great! My friends and I really enjoyed each dish we ordered!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

This is a great place to go after attending an event at Lincoln Center--it's close, the food and drinks are great, and it's not too pricey. You can stay near the bar-there is seating for that-or go to the tables. Reservations are recommended.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

This is where we love to go before/after an event at Lincoln Center. Friendly staff. Delicious food. Clean. $$$, but worth every penny, especially for birthdays!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Very nice. Great service and amazing food.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We enjoyed the restuarant week lunch - the amount of food for the money was exceptional.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Nice ambience. Food was fine. Service was average at best. I placed an order for a cocktail and a glass of water, waited 10 minutes and had to ask again for the water. The waiter was clearly annoyed by my request but begrudgingly got my water. The cocktail arrived about 20 minutes later. No one checked to see if I needed anything at any point during the meal. The restaurant was not full or particularly busy. The service was disappointing. Everything else was ok. Given the other restaurant options around Lincoln Center, I would not rush back to Rosa Mexicana.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Another wonderful meal at Rosa Mexicano! The food is always consistanly good. The selection is varied so we are never bored with the choices. Their guacamole is outstanding! This time, they offered a delicious dipping salsa with the taco chips. The roasted pepper taste was yummy! Encourages one to eat too many chips! \nThe service is outstanding and we love the ambiance! It is our 'go to' restaurant when we attend events at Lincoln Center.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great drinks, exquisite food, and best service ever

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Always a great meal at Rosa Mexicano. I've been going the Rosa since the late 80's when it opened on First Avenue and still love it. The guacamole alone is reason enough to keep coming back.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

As always a predictably great meal and a convenient choice if going to the ballet at Lincoln Center

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I eat here every time I visit NY. It is consistently good food and good service. Be ready to eat a lot. I recommend that people order several appetizers to share and not to forget a dessert.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Always good!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Awesome. Very low key but excellent ambiance for a quiet date. Good is always great.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The service was chaotic and disorganized. We had to beg for restaurant week menus. Quac was delicious.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Good food and service was good, but we were sat next to the doorway to the kitchen and bathrooms and there was a constant flow of people walking past our table

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We had a really nice time at Rosa Mexicano! The food was good, if a bit expensive. The tableside prep of the guacamole was fun and done with a flourish. The pomegranate margarita was perfect. We were seated promptly, and the service was excellent! A great place to go after a matinee at Lincoln Center!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Nice venue. The server was amiable and knowledge but the margaritas weren't strong and the food lacked any real flavor or character.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Amazing food and amazing service. Everyone that worked there was so friendly. And they were very accommodating for dietary restrictions (gluten free for celiac disease.) And for how big the restaurant is, there's such a cozy vibe to the place. Tables are pretty spread out, there's definitely a laid back vibe. One of my favorite restaurants, definitely recommend!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

My wife and I were celebrating the 10th Anniversary of our 1st Date at Rosa Mexicana. We come back at least once or twice a year and it never disappoints.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Rosa Mexicana has always been one of my favorite places. Food is very fresh. And there's a reason they're know for those frozen pomegranate margaritas - DELISH!!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Consistently good, but tables too close together and no elevator to second floor

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was beautifully prepared and delicious. The servings were large and very filling also.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Amazing from beginning to end!! Would definitely recommend if looking for authentic mexican dishes.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

It was my girlfriend's birthday and we went to restaurant week. They sang her happy birthday and brought out a massive sombrero. The guac was amazing.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Service was a bit slow but the food was good as always. Rosa Mexicana's guacamole will always be my fave.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Used to be my 'go to' restaurant.\nServer ignored our table, food took 40 min to arrive. When my fish came out it was totally overcooked and cauliflower was cold. My date was completely finished with her dinner before mine came. CompliMentary churos probably because they were from the day before.\nI was so embarrassed\nI talked about going there because it was one of my favorite places.\nWon't be going back 😞

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great food and margaritas!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Everything we had was amazing and the service was top notch. Recommend the guacamolefor sure.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Not sure if the service and quality of the food was mediocre due to Restaurant Week, but probably won't return. 15 minutes at the table before any waitstaff comes by is unacceptable.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The FOOD was FANTASTIC!!!!! We always have a great time!!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Rosa Mexicano is are go to place when ever we go to Lincoln Center. It's menu changed since the last time we were there, the favorites are there with some new additions. Good chioces.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Good, but wicked salty, both of our meals. Enjoyed it at the time! Service good, busy Friday night, but well cared for.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

You love guacamole custom-prepared tableside with a phenomenal frozen pomegranate margarita? Look no further! This Lincoln Center staple is no-miss, every time. Great food, great service, comfortable surroundings: The trifecta of dining. Also not to be overlooked - the spectacular broiled shrimp served on a bed of seasoned rice with a piquant sauce. Yum!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I've been here a handful of times and it's always delicious. The table side quacamole is amazing as is all of their dishes. Always trying something new from the menu!

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 29 2018

Service dreadful-waited long time for drinks- waiter disinterested in service -only upselling- asked for salt 4 times before getting it- with a face-drinks really small-\nFood had not much flavor-\nHaven't been in @ year+But use to eat their often-obvious changes\nHad been much better- won't go again

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Quiet at noon on a Tuesday, although it did fill in later. Excellent service. Tableside guacamole prep; fast, fun and delicious. Top shelf cocktails. Shrimp tacos were best I ever had and corn salad outstanding. Mole delicious. Bright playful decor. You'll enjoy it.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I'd recommend to a friend only if she/he likes noisy restaurants, and lighting dim enough that it's hard to get a good look at what you are eating.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We keep coming back every time we are in the Lincoln Center neighborhood, or go out of our way to have lunch or dinner there with friends. Over the years it has been consistently good -- good/affordable food/wines, service and of course location. The ever-popular guacamole is made to your specifications at the table, and there are very substantial appetizers that are reasonably priced so you do not have to order a main course... The wine list, especially by the glass, is very attractive. This time we had a very special situation.. a mishap by their waterfall on the first level, which caused my husband to 'step' into their small pool. Our waiter Rafael immediately came to his rescue, retrieved his briefcase, and took it away to dry and of course provided him with cloth napkins and paper towels.. But wait: there is more: Ray, the manager, came to our table with socks just purchased at a nearby shop so my husband could take off his wet ones and put on the new/dry ones. Then, when the meal was over, and we asked for our check, Ray came back with a superb dessert (Tres Leche) ... complimentary, just another lovely gesture. How many restaurants would do anything like this.. above and beyond. We expressed our thanks and gratitude

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Location near Lincoln Center was the draw. Nice meal, although the place is noisy and busy enough to make service a bit slow. Some of the food at the table was good (enchiladas) but someone ordered the steak fajitas and said it was really tough. Guac was good.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The decor was very nice and interesting although I hear they are going to change the decor. The food was excellent and the service impeccable. Right across the street from the Lincoln Center so it will be very crowded on the weekends.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We were seated promptly at our reserved time. It took awhile for the waiter to get our drink order and food order, but once in the system things went well. It helped that the table side guacamole came quickly (and fabulous it is too). The food was amazingly good. We look forward to our next visit.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

My wife and I were celebrating my birthday at the Lincoln Center Rosa Mexicano location. It was a Friday evening - the restaurant was very crowded yet we were seated immediately. We have dined at this location several times, always an enjoyable experience. The food was terrific, the service excellent. Our server realized that it was my birthday and brought a special dessert ( on the house ) then presented a sombrero for me to wear while he and other servers sang Happy Birthday. It was a memorable evening.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Always a decent meal at a fair price. Guacamole is a must if you enjoy that food. A bit noisy and often quite crowded. Best spots are by the windows but away from the long isle.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

This place has a great atmosphere & great food! Highly recommended for pre-theatre dining but make sure you make a reservation because it fills up quick!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Always a great time!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Really great guacamole, enchiladas, and meat dishes. Our server was so friendly and efficient. Pomegranate Margarita was very tasty.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

As always, the pomegranate margaritas and guacamole are the stars of the show. But would management PLEASE raise the lighting enough to read the menu without a flashlight?

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Delicious food and best guacamole in town. Very good service too.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I went to Rosa Mexicano very hungry. I love Mexican food, and I thought it would be a satisfying meal. It was delicious! I started with guacamole. They make it right at the table in a molcajete, and let you determine the level of spice. I was also able to ask for extra cilantro, which I appreciated. Do not skip the guacamole if you go! I has the Carnitas entree. The pork was really tasty, with excellent seasoning. I wasn't wild with the grilled pineapple, though, but I don't like hot pineapple in general, so that was no surprise. I also had a Mojito. It was OK, but too sweet. Next time, I'll request less sweet and more lime. I'll happily go back again.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Perfect for before or after a show at Lincoln Center. It is just across the street. The service was really good and I wish I had the guacamole right now! They make it right at the table. And the bathrooms were spotless! We'll be back.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Good\n\nAnnoying man at next table using iPhone as flash light

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

have eaten hear a number of times with groups of 6-9 people. They will put larger groups at round tables (ask to get a small a table as possible for your group) in corners so that you can actually talk!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

My out-of-town visitors and I love Rosa Mexicano. They requested to return on this trip, and I was happy to agree.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was great and the service cordial. Comphy booth. Don't forget the Churros!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food is always food and service is always outstanding

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was very good and the service was gracious. Each person whether pouring water or taking our order was unusually charming and welcoming. The restaurant is quiet at lunch but noisier weekends or evening. We have returned several times. Of course the making of the guacamole is a great show and it is delicious

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Have come many times but this time - service was absolutely outstanding.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great guacamole, and very fresh chips. Other items not as good, a bit overspiced for my taste and five shrimp at a gargantuan price. However, decent given the lack of alternatives in the Lincoln Square are though I am not likely to become a regular.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The Guacamole starter is a favorite of ours and is just awesome. The Salmon entree was just a food lovers delight ! Keep up your awesome standards !

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

This location is waaaaay better than the other (older) one. Its got a nice vibe and the service is good and friendly. The place is big and open and clean.\nOur tacos came out almost frozen in the middle which was kind of a bummer...but they immediately fixed it and gave my son a free ice tea. This place is fun and guac is amazing and i would def go back!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I love Rosa Mexicano! The Lincoln Center location has always been a favorite place for pre-theater drinks (amazing pomegranate Margaritas!) and the signature guacamole. On this occasion, I had made a reservation for 8 but when we arrived I thought we would be 12, and were humming and hawing about staying at the bar. To the hostess' credit, my indecision did not ruffle her feathers, and when we finally settled on a table for 10 we were ushered upstairs with the customary excellence and professional service that Rosa is know for. An all-around GREAT experience.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I've been here a few times. The food, service and ambiance are good, but I have one big gripe -- they move you out of there way too fast. We sat down, the waiter took our drinks and asked if we wanted guacamole -- we said no and ordered it the next time he came around. Then we waited until after the guacamole came out to order our main course. With our stalling techniques, we were still out of there in 60 minutes. \n\nNext time, I'll wait until we finish the appetizer to order the main course.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great food and ambiance

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Rosa Mexicano is vibrant Mexican restaurant with helpful staff and a great atmosphere that welcomes you to an expected good experience. The menu has enough variety that everyone will find a dish that they want. They are known for their tableside guacamole; but, be forewarned, it makes a great deal of the tasty dip. We order the empanadas as an appetizer and didn't miss a thing. Our server was extremely helpful and explained and answered any question we had. I look forward to my next vist.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I made dinner reservations on Open Table for 8:30pm; I then called the restaurant directly and asked if there was an earlier time available and the hostess said that they had a 7:45pm available. Voila, 7:45pm it was. Our party of three was seated quickly and with a smile. From the 60oz red wine Sangria pitcher to the Guacamole en Molcajete, prepared table side, to the entrees was delicious. The only food item I was not pleased with was the flan which I found too sweet and the caramel not authentic enough. I have eaten at Rosa Mexicano with friends and or family for several years and all have always had a good experience.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I'd eat here every day if I could

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Tableside guacamole did not disappoint. Was made just as requested. The pomegranate margarita was spot on even for being pre-made. Both our dinners were tasty. The noise level did make it hard to hold a conversation. But that would not stop me from going back.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Birthday dinner

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Always a super restaurant with great Mexican food.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Tasty food if you get it. Our server was absent, lucky another server in a section next to mine took my food and drink order twice! Not what I want when paying $20 for entree, $15 for drink.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Still love this place. The margaritas are refreshing---especially the pomegranate margarita. The guacamole made tableside is perfect, made to order as spicy as you like.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Spectacular food and drink. Had dinner before seeing Hamilton. Superb!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The guacamole and shrimp quesadilla was absolutely delicious! Would recommend Rosa Mexicano to anybody and will definitely be back.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We`ve been to the E18th Street location several times and thought we would try this location considering we were attending a performance at Lincoln Center. We had reservations for 5p on a Sunday and we`re seating immediately. The first we noticed was the water wall and stairs leading up to the 2nd floor. The restaurant is cozy and inviting. We ascended the stairs to the 2nd floor and we`re seated by a large window. It was a lovely time of day... dusk. \n\nWithin 2 minutes of being seated, drinks and guac orders were placed (frozen margaritas highly recommended). I was disappointed to not see any seafood offerings for appetizers. Several years back I really enjoyed a crab cake appetizer which I was looking forward to. However, we ordered two chicken dishes (enchiladas and not sure of the 2nd dish) but both were very good. We would have liked some salsa with my chicken enchiladas to lighten the dish. Rice and black beans were offered in a larger bowl to share. Both were very good as well. \n\nThe room was lively but not too loud. There was a group of 5 to our right who had just reunited and were excited to be together again. There was a also a party of 6 behind us who were celebrating a birthday for the mother who was in her 80s or so. The crowd varied in ages and vibrancy. The decor was warm and not over the top... classy. \n\nWe thoroughly enjoyed our meal and drinks, we never felt rushed. \n\nRosa Mexicana proved to be a perfect choice for the post concert at Lincoln Center. We will be back.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I booked this restaurant for New year. As I was only on holiday, I chose it from the open table website. It looked amazing on the internet. I'm glad I did, the food was fantastic, friendly service, nothing too much trouble. A very enjoyable experience.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

It wasn't the best Mexican food I have ever had. It was overpriced for the quality of food they provided. I have had much better Mexican food at other restaurants.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great spot, location, food, margaritas\nBeen comin again and never gets old

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I am always amazed at the level of quality of food from this restaurant. Its is always fresh and creative and delicious. The people are very friendly. The service is quick and thorough and always a pleasure to be around. If you are looking for a great Mexican menu that is new and exciting, then this is your place. The guacamole is the best on the planet, and I stole it and use at home. There always seems to be some new twist on things you have seen ruined on other menus, like my dish, which was a mixture of beef and chicken served over a hot plate of cheese along side a grilled onion, and other vegetables. The small corn tortillas a fresh made and great to wrap up things on the table, including the the refried beans that are fresh and not just some lump of goop that is always served poorly at other restaurants. Man I love this place. Always too much to eat and I think this satellite restaurant is just as good as the one on the East side where they started. A little big and you could see becoming hard to handle. But no indication of that on new years eve. Try it out, I think you will enjoy the place.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

New Years dinner

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Nice/fun/delicious experience! We always leave smiling. Sooo good!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great table at the corner window on the second floor with view of Lincoln Center. Food was great: one choice everyone. Children loved the quesadilla and everyone loved the guacamole made right there under our eyes.\nI left the bag, called and asked to leave at the the front desk for a quick pick up. Service was impeccable.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We usually chose Rosa Mexicano after a matinee show at the Met opera. \nThe reservation is always on spot, never have to wait for our table.\nMy favorite entree is the Salmon Poblano and my Husband usualy enjoys a Ceviche de Camarones appetizer and the delish Chamorro for entree.\nGood gluten free options and the chips and salsa are also delicious with a glass or two of their signature Frozen Pomegranate.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great lunch prior to Nutcracker ballet ...family of 9 enjoyed our 2nd floor window table over-looking Lincoln Center...excellent guacamole made table-side, yummy tacos and ceviche for lunch.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Everything was back on par tonight. The food quality and consistency retained prior glory and the drinks were well balanced.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Absolutely no complaints. Very handy to Lincoln Center. Pricey for Mexican, but not for the area. Margaritas are excellent with a choice of tequilas and made exactly to specifications. Mahi in fish tacos was very fresh. Service was excellent, especially as one of our party required the elevator to get upstairs. Downstairs is loud, but upstairs is moderate in noise level.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food and service was excellent. Table side guacamole is a must. $13 for a very small margarita seemed excessive but overall a pleasant experience.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great service, attentive wait staff.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Always good; never disappoints. Good food, interesting menu and good service

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Primarily a Mexican restaurant but with a more diverse menu. The food and preparation were good but not memorable. The Patron Margarita, however, was terrific. Service was good and the server was pleasant and attentive. Prices seemed a bit high, even for NYC, but portions were appropriate.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

For reasons all their own, the owner/chef/operator of Rosa Mexicano restaurants has made a change in the recipe used to create their famous pomegranate margaritas. They have reverted to the initial recipe they first used when their initial restaurant opened on 1st Avenue and 58th Street in Manhattan. At some point thereafter, the recipe changed. Now, only the original recipe is being used throughout the chain and even if a customer requests such margaritas on the changed recipe (as has been the case over the past number of years), their bartenders and managers have been instructed not to produce them any longer.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Perfect for dinner right before attending ballet. Waitstaff professional, polite and accommodating. Loved it!!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

While the food was nominal, the service was a failure from beginning to end. Despite a reservation, there was a 15 minute wait. The table first assigned was at a corner adjacent to the stairwell--when asked about the next table over, which lacked only silverware, the response was 'It's not ready, it will take forever.' Before our jackets were off, said table was prepared and the follow-up request to move to it was received with a heavy sigh and ultimate acceptance.\n\nWe were asked no fewer than three times if we wanted guacamole (we didn't). Despite a lengthy discussion about my date's entree choice, the wrong entree was ordered and received. I meekly ate mine while waiting ten minutes for the expected entree to arrive.\n\nAfter finishing the meal, we waited ten minutes to be noticed to ask for the check.\n\nAnother ten minutes to receive the check.\n\nAnother five minutes to circle back for payment and receipt.\n\nGiven the restaurant's location adjacent to Lincoln center, quick correct service is expected. Given the question asked upon arrival at the host station, 'Are you going to an event at Lincoln Center,' (we weren't) perhaps it is, for some.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

My family loved the restaurant! The food was was exceptional. Even my picky seven year old finished her plate of food. Would recommend to family and friends.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The service was excellent, food was great. The conscientious staff asked about our after-dinner plans to make sure we made it to the ballet on time. The space is beautiful, too!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Ate here on Christmas and was very happy to find it last minute in NYC. Great location near the Lincoln Center and Fordham. Service was exceptional as well as the food. Looking for a delicious Mexican restaurant? I would recommend this place and definitely would eat here again when returning to NYC.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food wasn't so good and not worth the price. I got diarrhea later not just me but my girlfriend as well. It's a disappointment because it was Christmas dinner

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Had Christmas dinner with family. I was visiting NY but frequent rosa Mexicano in DC. Atmosphere and service was outstanding. It was an abbreviated menu so was unable to order some favorites but overall a wonderful experience.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

So happy that Rosa Mexicano was open on Christmas for a pre-performance meal. Menu was more limited than usual, but there were still plenty of choices. As usual, the food, drinks, and ambience were great.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

It was my husbands birthday and we reminded the host and our waiter. Nothing was done not even a candle on our dessert. I felt that the service was rushed, course coming very fast after course. Even nacho appetizer was brought with meat when we didn't order it. We have been to Rosas Mexicano many times but this was our last time. Great views from upstairs and pretty dining room and mexican food from all the areas in Mexico if that is what you want .

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

This is a place with great food, wonderful service and great people. I recommend it highly.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

they took our reservation on opentable at 1130 but only give us 5 minutes to decide . They rush all the experience as they wanted to close at 12...do not use them for after opera dinner or late night... cocktails were not good

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Why has Rosa Mexicana quality deteriorated so much? When we resided in NYC, we went to various Rosa Mexicanas, and the food was always good, reasonably authentic, good service - a nice, not great experience, but very enjoyable. Our last visit to Rosa Lincoln Center was a disaster. Food was cold, sauces were congealed, meats (carnitas, Pollo, carne asada) were dry and tasteless, beans and rice sides were congealed and disgusting. Service was friendly and good, and when we complained, dishes were replaced, but weren't much better. The maître 'd apologized, but basically did nothing. The bill was for almost $700! Margaritas were terrible (how do you screw up a margarita); the only thing that worked was guacamole and chips.\nOverall, a miserable dining experience, only offset by friendly, efficient service. But a restaurant is first and foremost about food. Rosa Mexicana Lincoln Center - YUK!!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Eaten here many times in the past. Had not been to this location for a few years, went back, eat the tres enchiladas and got really sick. Won't be returning. Additionally I find it to be somewhat over priced for the portion and obviously the quality.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Taking Mexican food to a new level. Guacamole prepared fresh at your table. Amazing margaritas and very good service makes this place very worth a visit

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Excellent, good food, nice services. Pleasant . Warm atmosphere

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

always a great option for pre-Lincoln Center dining and guacamole is outstanding. just avoid being seated way in the back - its where they put families with children and has the atmosphere of ChuckECheese

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Love this place, best guac ever!!!! The pomegranate margarita is yummy good!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

So good! Hadn't been here in years and it was as good as - or better than - I remembered! The Pomegranate Margaritas and table-side made guacamole are worth the visit alone, but the Chili Relleno and the mahi mahi were absolute perfection! More please!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The best guacamole I've ever tasted. Very good mexican

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Their guacamole is so delicious and fresh.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We go to Rosa Mexicano a couple times a year, specifically when attending something at Lincoln Center. That was the reason this time. As usual the food was delicious and service perfect. The only issue I had was with the sangria. I always look forward to ordering the 20 oz. portion, especially for all the fruit used. The sangria itself is good but the fruit added to the event. Surprisingly the drink did not have the amount of fruit as in the past. A small issue but still a disappointment. We will still come back, but, with a little less excitement.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

If you enjoy Mexican food do not go here! The tortilla soup had a tomato base and was awful. I had enchiladas with a mole sauce that was so sweet I had to spit it out. My wife had\ngrilled chicken that was so over cooked it was sticking to the pan. Even the rice was overlooked. The manager did the right thing and apologized but I would never go back!!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We came here for a birthday celebration which the restaurant was advised of when the reservations were made. Yet it was not acknowledged at all. Still this is our favorite Mexican restaurant.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was delicious. If it had been hot (temperature, not spice), I would have rated it higher.\nWe asked fir a quiet table and we were seated next to two loud women whose voices dominated our part of the room.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food is adequate, but a bit salty. The sauce on the enchiladas is too heavy. The guacamole is good. The churros are over the top too sweet.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Best Guacomole anywhere. They make it table-side with chip and tortillas. Try the pomegranate margaritas!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Got there a few minutes before reservation time. Was seated immediately. Food was amazing. Service was great!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

A friend and I had a very pleasant lunch there on Friday the 16th when it was very busy. The front desk handled the traffic with efficiency and cheerfulness. We had a wonderful waiter who was equally efficient and cheerful. The guacamole is always a stand out and it was made to our specifications. Their salsa is solid too. My tortilla soup was serviceable but had very little chicken and too many tortilla strips--but the broth was rich and satisfying. My friends enchilladas were good. It can get a little noisy, especially if you are close to a large table like we were, but that can happen at the holidays.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Fine food in a pleasant setting. Only problem is level of noise on a Sat. night. Next time I would pick different time. After theater hours very young - and hence noisy -- crowd. All appeared to be enjoying themselves.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I have been to Rosa many, many times and am never disappointed. The guac is the bomb and their signature pomegranate margaritas are to die for!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Was very disappointed with the food. People greeting you when you entered the restaurant were lovely. Waiter was impatient. Rosa Mexicana is now a high priced fast food restaurant. Quality is not what it once was.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Excellent food and great service. Best high-end Mexican food in New York City

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Absolutely wonderful experience at Rosa Mexicana again before a night of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Carlos, the bar manager, has a wonderful disposition and knowledge of agave spirits. I cannot wait to visit the TriBeCa location and do a Mezcal tasting. You must have the guacamole to begin and you MUST have the tres leche for dessert. Even if you don't have room in your tummy after their generous portions, order it - you'll make room. It is THAT good. Thank you again for a wonderfully authentic experience!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Too noisy. Too many children. Over priced. A charmless experience.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I had the three enchilada special and was sick to my stomach for three days.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Still, after 33 years, must be considered the best Guac in town!!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The perfect Guacamole, Gratulation!\nThe Ambiance ist a Little loud, but that's the Feeling of bar, I suppose.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Exceptional meal! Food was fresh and delicious. We were seated by the door so it was quite cold, but other than that it was absolutely fabulous!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

This restaurant is very over-rated and glaringly overpriced. The food was bland and there were no outstanding dishes, or even very good dishes. Vegetarian options were uninteresting. I can't imagine anyone wanting to go there twice.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

It's not cheap and it's popular so I'd recommend making reservations. This is my favorite restaurant for before an event at Lincoln Center. Don't skip the guacamole made at your table by skilled staff.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Good Drinks. Good Food. Overpriced for what it is. I won't rush back for lunch or dinner, but I may stop by for a drink and appetizer at the bar.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We mega-bused up from Philly, saw an Opera matinee, walked over to Rosa Mexicano at Columbus Circle, and had a fabulous time! The service was stellar, and I used to own a restaurant, so that means something to me. Server split up the checks just how we needed it, was attentive without fawning, waited and did not interrupt us, brought everything in the right way and the right order. And Ali topped it off with a birthday ice cream with candle for my sister, which I only told him about when we were seated. The place was lively, you had to have a reservation or sit at the bar. Fun, charming, great authentic Mexican cooking, price ranges for all wallets. You will definitely find me there again in future. Viva la Josephina Howard!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Two things kept my rating from being even higher. One of the great things about Rosa is the table side Guacamole preparation. Because the place was so crowded, they told us they couldn't prepare it at the table. That was disappointing as I hadn't been to this location before and always enjoyed it over on the East Side location. The second thing was the noise level. We were a table of 7 and it was hard to hear across the round table. The table had leaves to make it round and one of them was lower so one person had all their food on an angle. Luckily, it didn't fall into the lap. They need to replace or fix that table. But the good news was the food tasted great as I have seen before and we left very full and happy.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 29 2018

Our food was cold and not very tasty, and the drinks tasted bad. So disappointed. Have had great experiences in the past.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The guacamole is great. The service not so good as there seem to be not that many waiters. This slows things down.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

A great place for a hearty lunch or dinner when heading to Lincoln Center. Their guocomole is superb. Try the ice tea with their special Mexican 'cream.'

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Very disappointing. The quality of the food has taken a very noticeable decline from the last time I dined there (a month or so ago). It is as if the quality of every ingredient was systematically reduced to save money. I was very disappointed and may not return, even though I have dined there for the past 10 years and it is walking distance from where I live. Management needs to reverse whatever I'll advised recent menu changes were implemented.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Beautiful restaurant and good food, but a bit pricey for the portions.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great food, great service, as always! We eat here whenever in NYC. It's always a wonderful experience. We plan to go back when we visit again!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We were a little early for our reservation but the host was extremely friendly and saw that we were seated which made the whole evening a success! He exceeded his job and was helpful and efficient. Everyone enjoyed the dinner and of course the guacamole !! Festive and fun dinner. Highly recommend The restaurant!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great food and great service, would definitely reccomend

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Delicioso dinner was great Yeah Yeah Yeah since since since si

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Extremely noisy. Wait staff was great but couldn't overcome the noise level. Good guacamole but rest of the meal was so-so.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

As always Rosa Mexicano delivered great drinks and excellent food. This place is a given everytime we visit the city!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Upscale Mexican food. Excellent guacamole. Had enchiladas with tomatillo sauce. Delicious margaritas. All was excellent.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

A great pre theater meal. Always great food and wonderful service.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

For more than ten years has been our family's favorite destination. And though the wait staff constantly changes, and the management less so, the care and service is always beyond expectation. Thank you for always being the Rosa we know and love. The Frozen Pomegranate Margarita is unparalleled!

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 29 2018

I was incredibly disappointed by our experience. From the hostess questioning me about the show start time post our dinner reservation before she would seat us, to the two sets of dirty water glasses we were given, to the 30 minute delay before receiving our drinks which then had to be sent back because they were wrong, to me having to flag down another waiter because ours was MIA and never took our order, to the food itself which was bland and poor quality. Having been to this restaurant many times before, this last experience was enough to keep me from going back.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Once again, an outstanding meal at Rosa. Took five customers for lunch.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I live in Utah but have been going to Rosa's any time I am in NYC for the past 20 years! Always delicious, never disappoints, and love the different ambiances in each of the locations!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great place for birthdays! Extremely affordable, but still has that high end feel to it. Will be coming back in the near future, especially for their churros.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I have dined at Rosa Mexicano many times and have always enjoyed a fabulous meal! The must-haves are the guacamole prepared table side and the frozen pomegranate margaritas. I have recommended Rosa to many friends and I already look forward to my next dining experience with them.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Fish tacos were terrible.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Whenever we come to New York we try to make our first eating experience Rosa Mexicanio. It is familiar and friendly and the food is excellent. Our friends live nearby so meeting there is easy and making the reservation fast and smooth through Open Table. Who doesn't love guacamole made table side?

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We had 2 events to cover, and time was a factor. There were no difficulties, staff was most accommodating , and service was very gracious. Two of our six were under five, and ate very little , and were served appropriately. Drinks were personalized to taste , and we al had a lot of fun, and enjoyed our food. Remarkably, we eat Jose Garces creations often , and found our tastebuds really enlivened here, and wish there was one near our South Jersey residence!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We have eaten at this restaurant twice now prior to the opera and been pleased both times. They seated us immediately (with a reservation) and provided us with tremendous service. The food was very good, and we left quite satisfied. The margaritas were scrumptious, the guacamole and salsa were delicious, and I loved the salmon. Overall, it is a great choice for a pre-theater meal.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We had a curtain and not much time. The server understood our challenge and stepped up, making sure drinks and apps arrived right was and he had enough time to enjoy the food, Besides being fast, the tacos he suggested were wonderful.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Had a great meal here. My wife and I shared an entree and an appetizer and had plenty. The guacamole is really good as was our steak taco meal. Highly recommend.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 29 2018

Appetizers were ok as were the drinks but the service was extremely slow and the entrees were horrible. My skirt steak was over cooked and cold and had to be returned. The fajitas were horrible. You can get better food at an Applebee's. I will not be retuning and I do not recommend this place at all.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food here used to be more innovative. It seems to me that it's come down a notch. No longer a stand out but still a great location.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

It was my first time returning in three years. We got placed at a table just as you walk up the stairs, facing the stairs and next to the bar entrance and service table and facing the entrance to the restroom -- would have expected better when I had reserved a table on Open Table the day before. Maybe because it's restaurant week? Food was bland and tasteless. The only good thing the entire evening was the guacamole and the chips. They saved the night. I would go back for the guacamole and some drinks. Food, I'll skip all together at this place. It does great Mexican cooking disservice.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

The waiter did not write down our order and did not bring what we asked. He brought spicy food to my young cousin after we specifically asked for mild sauce on the side. I'm still waiting for the lemon wedge I requested. As usual, the guacamole was great. I won't return to the Lincoln Center location. However, I've never had a problem at the Union Square location and will return there.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Best Guacamole i ever had \n\nPerfect Margerita \n\nWe will come back

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was great and the atmosphere was wonderful. Excellent service. Always enjoy having dinner at Rosa. First time at this location. Usually go to Union Square.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Good food as always ... but am missing the fillet con hongos

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Awesome meal and we were thrilled to discover that they changed the frozen margarita recipe back to the original. More tart. Everything was excellent. Consistently excellent meal and service.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Everything was fine.\nThe menu has changed, and things have changed, and become more spicy.\nThat becomes somewhat of a problem for me, as I don't like things\ntoo spicy .

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Wonderful prelude to a Lincoln Center performance as always.Lively, good choices. had my favorite Rancheros. The best Guacomole in the tri state area.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food and service is always reliable. Noise level on the bottom floor is a little more than I prefer

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Excellent experience. Our party of 10, which included 3 children- arrived somewhat early and the restaurant worked hard to accommodate us. The waiter made wonderful menu suggestions- don't pass up the skirt steak! The tableside guacamole was yummy. And the pomegranate margaritas never fail to please. We will be back!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was delicious, great presentation and just the right amount of spice. Drinks were well made and very tasty!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Terrific! Tableside quac Great - Enchiladas tasty - friendly service and the sangria was a hit!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

The waiter kept rushing us to order our drinks and our food even though the restaurant wasn't busy/packed.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Generally, our experience at Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center was good. The food and ambience was enjoyable. However, one incident at the restaurant really ruined our Thanksgiving Day dinner. As I could only finish less than half of my turkey dinner, I asked for a 'doggie bag'. When I arrived home I was very disappointed to see that I was given another patron's leftovers! Of course I had to throw it away! Such a mistake is totally unacceptable!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Rosa Mexicano is a great restaurant across from the Famous Lincoln Center. The staircase to the main dining area on the second floor is flanked by a huge waterfall with cliff divers in various states of diving off through the air. The food is authentic and excellent. They have an excellent assortments of Tequila. I recommend the guacamole made fresh by your table. Large tables can easily accommodate groups.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Two changes to the menu that I am not happy about -- they no longer serve Cava by the glass, and no longer serve a selection of three salsas with their (otherwise excellent) guacamole. Otherwise this place is convenient and dependably good for Mexican -- one of the best in Manhattan (which is not great for Mexican overall).

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

So lovely. Thank you so much.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

This restaurant feels dated and worn. We were seated on the second floor in the back and it felt like we were in a chain restaurant. We asked for mild guacamole, and it was hot. The waiter, though friendly essentially ignored us for the first fifteen minutes and then only checked in on us sparingly.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Not too many options near Lincoln Center with good food. Lots of space, they take reservations and the food/service is always solid. I love how some seats have views of Lincoln Center/the street too. Highly recommend!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Terrific Restaurant Week menu--almost too much food, actually.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We enjoyed our visit, everything was great. We were glad to be seated upstairs as the bottom floor was very loud.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Extremely slow service, needed gluten free meal, but server neglected to say gluten free meant served just piece of fish with no sauce, seasonings.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was good but overpriced. We had the 'special' NY Restaurant Week (does that happen like once a month now??) 3-course dinner for $38, whichNTW was the same as the lunch menu for $25 (perhaps larger portions for dinner?). We came in at 3:00 which I guess is changeover time from lunch to dinner. At any rate, we all enjoyed the food, nothing amazing, nothing terrible. I tasted the famous guacamole and it was fine, nothing special. I guess 'nothing special' would be a good summary.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The wait staff is very friendly although poor attention to detail. The first thing I asked for was water with lemon, no ice. Nevertheless, everyone was happy with their meals and the service. Our table was right next to the front entrance and made an already noisy restaurant very, very loud.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Delicious dishes, fast service, excellent waiter.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Never tired coming back . This is my bff fav restaurant ;)

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

There is nothing outstanding about this particular location of Rosa Mexicano, but everything is very solid, especially the food. We had the table-side guac, enchiladas, chicken fajitas and sopa de tortilla -- all delicious. Better for gatherings of family and friends than a romantic night out.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Rose Mexicano was recommended to us for dinner prior to attending event at Lincoln Center and it met our expectations. We made a reservation and upon arrival one of the first questions they asked is whether we needed to be somewhere after dinner and at what time. The food was great and the wait staff were very attentive and efficient and made sure our meal was delivered promptly. We enjoyed the meal and finished a leisurely dinner with time to spare. We will definitely return!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I went here for lunch with a coworker and it was delicious. Refined, authentic Mexican food. Plenty of space and the service was very good. The flavors were amazing -- definitely more expensive than you expect Mexican food to be but probably some of the best enchiladas I've ever had, so definitely worth it. The portions were large and I was happy.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food is superb and service was excellent and extremely friendly. Had tix for show at 7:30 and made it with time to spare. Would recommend to one and all.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We arrived a little late and were assured that we had plenty of time to make our concert. We started our meal with table-side prepared guacamole . It was made with just the right amount of heat for me and a side of chopped jalapeños for my husband. We shared the tortilla soup, which was rich and flavorful. The carnitas and tres enchiladas were delicious. Service throughout the meal was attentive. We did not feel rushed and finished our meal with more than enough time to get to the theater. Will definitely go back next time we are near Lincoln Center..

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We got held up in traffic and arrived later than our reservation, thankfully they were still able to honor our reservation.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Terrible service from the women running the greeter stand. My husband and I had a reservation, but were 20mins early (walked from our hotel). In 10 minutes, the greeter proceeded to sit 3 couples who were walk-ins. When I asked her about that, she said we had to wait for 'our table' that would be ready at our reservation time. She then sat not only another couple who walked in, but a couple who were 25 mins late. \nHow is that GOOD SERVICE? It's not. \nShe finally sat us next to the service station and the rest of the meal was mediocre. \nBad staff.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

EXCELLENT as usual! Friends who lived in Mexico for five years love it, as do we. Muchas gracias a todos!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

As usual, the food at Rosa Mexicana is outstanding. The service is also very good. Noise level and activity are high, but they don't rush you.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great! We had a great experience at Rosa's.. must do guacamole

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We often chose Rosa Mexicano as our pre theater choice before a Lincoln Center show. The food is very good, and reasonably priced for such a good restaurant. The cocktails and sangria are also very good, although a little overpriced, in my opinion.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food was excellent as always but service less than optimal. Had to ask three times for a carafe of water and bottle of wine finally bought to the table after we ate more than half of our meal. Not acceptable at a restaurant of this caliber and price point.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Honestly, I had a horrible experience. I live in the area and have been to the original and the one in Jersey. I thought the service was horrible, the guac was rushed (it sounds ridiculous but I was so excited for the table side guac but the guy looked miserable and slammed the bowl on the table, didnt even ask us if we wanted mild medium or hot, which I know they are suppose to do because he was speaking to a waiter next to him and his head was turned), the fish was dry in the fish tacos and they came highly recommended to me, and they were unbelievably chewy (the fish itself was dry and in my mouth chewing for what seemed like forever, at one point my friend actually laughed because everytime i went to talk my mouth was still going), the tortillas were hard. I am sensitive to spice and asked if the corn was spicy and the waiter said not spicy (he should at least have specified that there was a HINT of spice). The sangria was the worst of all, SO weak, full of ice, barely any wine and such a rip off. \n\nI am such a big fan of this restaurant and was so excited to experience this location. I live in the area and have never once wrote a bad review but this was unacceptable. Our bill came to over $120 for a few tacos and sangria. It was just too bizarre and not even remotely enjoyable. Such a waste. I apologize for being so harsh, this breaks my heart, I was a server once and I am so thrilled to have such remarkable restaurants in my neighborhood but this was a complete rip off.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food and service was great for a Saturday night celebration of a Cinco di Mayo birthday. Attentive waitstaff and really tasty food. A little loud for conversation, but the atmosphere was high energy and fun. Had a great time.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food here is great and the guac made at the table is a classic. This was our fourth time at the restaurant and even with reservations, being seated could be handled with a little more welcome/charm - our server on the other hand was helpful and charming. Great food, prices a little steep, but we will continue a tradition of visiting while we are in town.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Very good food! Better than in Mexico!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

A memorable meal. The guacamole prepared to order and taste at our table was delicious and entertaining. I was delighted they had a children's menu as it enabled us to have a lovely dining experience with the children, great quality food in lovely surroundings.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Went downhill

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food was good. Our table was not very special. Seated by the stairs with many guests arriving through the night. And chair of the next table was very a squeeze. had to get up so the man can seat behind me. It was distracting. Service was excellent. Disappointed where we were seated.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Everything was delicious, especially the guac. Cadillac margarita was perfect too. Overpriced for Mexican tho.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by Rosa Mexicano. With a location directly across from Lincoln Center, we had assumed 'tourist trap'. Service was prompt and efficient. The guacamole prepared tableside was delicious. All of our meal ingredients tasted very fresh. There are a wide variety of drink choices and a food menu to suit many tastes. Our server offered to make a menu substitution after an inquiry by my wife. The decor added to the overall experience. We would be happy to return when visiting this neighborhood.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

I would come back for quacamole. As for the main course I didn't know what to order, so I got the fish tacos but did not like them at all. My husband dish was not so good either. \nThe quacamole rocks that's about it. \nAnd service is very good.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We have eaten here many times and it never lets us down. Table side Guacamole is always a must. I had a flat steak and it was delicious. We will dine here again!!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was delicious, had the prix fixe on Valentine's Day. Highly recommended.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I've been going to Rosa Mexicano for over 10 years and it has never disappointed. Have tried restaurant on 18th Street in NYC, Lincoln Center and one in NJ and all good. Great for guests coming to NYC.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We've been going to Rosa Mexicana for years and it is consistently good. Despite the fact that it's usually very busy, reservations are honored on time with little or no waiting. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and extremely accommodating and the food is excellent. Although it's been around for a long time, Rosa Mexicana never rests on its laurels or reputation and has maintained it's quality food and service over the years. Great place - look forward to our next visit.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Restaurant week menu was badly done and tasted horrible. You could definitely see and taste the quality was different from the regular menus which I have tried many of the items. Very disappointing.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Once again Rosa Mexicanos met my expectations for a wonderful lunch on the upper west side. Three Enchies provided a nice variety meal. Actually, the best foods were the beans and rice with the plate.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Consistently excellent food

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

DELISH! We were seated in a timely manner. They have a separate vegetarian menu which is great for me and my family :)

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food is excellent, and as you can imagine the Avocado/Chips at the table is very tasty - be careful of the Green sauce - very hot! For the Entree's, the Flank Steak, Shanks, and Pork Bone/Roast are unbelievable and so tasty. The food and drinks are fairly priced, but don't load up on too many chips, since the desserts are great.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Never disappointing. Same great Mexican food as DC. Never fail guacamole. Desserts just great, especially the hibiscus sorbet. Corner booth direct shot of Lincoln Center.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Loved the decor, great service and very creative take on Mexican cuisine. Not cheap but worth it!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

If you like margaritas . . .don't order one here, you'll get the mix without any liquor. If you order one on the rocks, you'll get an expensive glass of ice. Perhaps the place is more interested in customers early in the evening, but after 10 the staff seems to be too tired or too uninterested in customers! You have to tackle a waiter to get any service.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Reliable - our Mexican favorite in the coty

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

we had a terrific lunch after a midday concert at Lincoln Center. we started with the 'made to order at tableside' guacamole----perfect. our 2 follow up dishes, the shrimp ceviche and the tortilla soup were delicious. the white sangria was the perfect complement; we'll be back.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Delicious pomegranate margaritas and freshly made guacamole...

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Our most favorite restaurant. We come here for special celebrations and just for a change of pace. We take our visitors here. We LOVE it!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Five of us got together to celebrate an occasion for a friend. Really enjoyed the atmosphere and the drinks - the special margarita was excellent! Guacamole was very good. Service was good - although it was pretty hectic when we first arrived and had to go out of our way to flag down our waiter to order drinks. My only issue was with my main course. Fish tacos were dreadful. Fish was so dry and overcooked and in a couple oversized chunks, corn tortilla was extremely dry and there was almost no cabbage or dressing. I was starving so hacked at the fish to eat something. However, my husband LOVED the chicken breast special stuffed with corn and mushroom - raved about it (and he never raves) Shrimp quesadillas were good too. Desserts were excellent. Don't miss the tres leches cake!!!! Churros were a little dry but still good with the dip.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Love the cheese appetizer\nand the enchiladas verdes so much and best guacamole\never

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

This is a good place for Mexican food and drink across from Lincoln Center. It's not fancy, but quite nice with tables that are well separated, nice margaritas and guacamole, and good service.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I was not thrilled with my selection which was the Enchilada Suiza. To me, it was just 'ok'. I was also very disappointed when I was told that the Lincoln Center location did not have the Happy Hour offering. My husband and I had a 7pm curtain and having reserved for 5pm I thought drinks and small plates would've been perfect. Oh well. I think it should state in the website that Happy Hour is not available at this location.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was average and the service was slow. The food was served lukewarm at best. Have been here many times and this was the worst. Perhaps New Years Eve threw them off, but when we went (4:30) it was not crowded. Have eaten here many times and this was the most disappointing.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Mild guacamole is plentiful and good as are the chips. Margueritas need more salt on rim. Grilled shrimp tasteless, though the refried beans were good. Noise level high. Cost of meal high for mediocre entree.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

We just visited with someone who is gluten free and there is an entire gluten free menu. The server was extremely helpful and the food was marvelous. It was very reasonably priced and an easy place to talk. We walked from there to the theater afterwards. We'll be back!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

I always love to go to Rosa for the margarita and then sadly last year they changed the recipe so the margaritas weren't as good. However I just went back again because it is one of my favorite restaurants and not only were the margaritas excellent but the food was unusually delicious with a beautiful presentation. Perhaps they change their bartender and chef or they just kicked it up a notch with their menu. It's definitely one of my favorite since I I work nearby and it will continue to be.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The lincoln center location is a favorite spot of mine, from the minute you walk in you feel the ambiance. The staff is terrific and the food is always fresh, the guac is ahhmazing - best in the city!! Oh yeah, the frozen pomegranate margarita is scrumptious !!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Do yourself a favor and start with the freshly made to order guacamole! This has been a go-to when I ha e out of town guests. The dining area is large and light, with a fun water feature on an entire wall. From the enchiladas to fajitas, I have never left unhappy!!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Guacamole was outstanding waitstaff were friendly and prompt.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Greeted by ladies and escorted to quiet table as requested on the second floor. The upstairs manager was totally accommodating. Of course, the guavc was the best. No one makes it better. The sevice and food outstanding. Although a large restaurant, we were treated with the personal touch. A wonderful pre lincoln center dining experince

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Fantastic! Love the freshness of the guacamole made right infront of you

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

2nd time there, food authentic and guacamole is the best and drinks really good! That being said, portions were average (we are big eaters) and not as tasty as last time. After adding in everything it was also more expensive than I thought it should be. Worth going though.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

The food was decent but overpriced. It is understandable for the neighborhood however. My date's entree was warm but mine was lukewarm. The empanada appetizer was too greasy.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great guacamole and tasty tacos are the name of the game at this upscale Rosa Mexicano near Lincoln Center. Can be very busy so reservations recommended even at off hours.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Hostess and waiters were attentive and very pleasant. Food has changed over the years- except for the guacamole, the other dishes were mediocre. First of all , all were lukewarm - enchelaldas Suizas were thick & room temperature. Filling was one note - missing spice and depth, and simply didn't taste good. Smaller neighborhood kitchens offer better fare. I miss a very good upscale restaurant Mexican restaurant on the upper west side - the caliber of the original Sante Fe on west 69th street!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Rosa Mexicano has the best fish tacos in NYC. My friends had various types of scrumptious-looking enchiladas. We started with fresh-made guacamole and chicken flautas. Exquisite food from start to finish, friendly service, and a table overlooking Lincoln Center at dusk. It made a special occasion even more special.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great food and great service but a bit loud for our taste... I had the tortilla soup and loved it. The Guacamole was excellent. The meat was tender and tasty. But we are always looking for places where we can have a nice conversation with friends and that was not possible. The bar area is loud and even though we were in the second floor the noise got to our table.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Always a great experience! Great food! I love the Guacamole and the Queso Fundido. It was restaurant week and so we tried to special menú and were very happy!! The Margaritas are fabulous also!!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food was great. Never offered a second drink or dessert. Not that I needed either, but still...

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Excellent service, very tasty food, more like real Mexican food than most Mexican restaurants, spectacular guacamole made table side, somewhat pricey

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We loved the food and service.\n\nThe server was careful and knowledgeable about food allergies and when a particular item was unsafe was not shy in saying so. He also recommend alternatives when the particular item was not safe from an allergy persepective.\n\nProbably the only thing that we'd have done differently in the future is seating upstairs (much nicer ambience and light-filled room) rather than downstairs.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great experience would go back.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Went to Rosa Mexicano before a performance at the Met. I wasn't really wowed by any aspect of the dinner - the service was fine and the cocktails were good. Food-wise, I thought it was a little pricey for the quality, but made sense for the quantity of food they give you. I wouldn't go out of my way to go here again unless I was in the area for something, but it's a fine choice if you're looking for a pre-Lincoln Center show dinner.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

I've been to Rosa Mexicana on several occasions. The Lincoln Center location is the best. Great food, good service, a true gem.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Service was impeccable... and food delicious... you will not be disappointed!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Margarita good\nSangria watery\nMonk fish good\nFajitas mediocre \nPrice 20% too high\nWon't be back

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Rosa Mexicano by Lincoln Center never disappoints! We had reservations and were seated immediately upon our arrival. Staff were wonderful and very attentive. Atmosphere was very pleasant. Food and drinks were delicious.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We went to Rosa Mexicana for a quick lunch get together between friends. The plan was for a margarita and some good mexican fare. Rosa Mexicana delivered. But be careful, the portions are quite large. We shared two entrees between 3 after getting the guacamole, and still felt like we eat too much. But whatever you do, don't miss out on the guacamole made at your table. It's to die for. This may not be the very best mexican you've ever had, but it is still really good and worth a visit.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

You don't have to like Mexican food to enjoy dining at Rosa Mexicano. Almost everyone has a good time with pleasant efficient staff serving good drinks, delicious appetizers, side dishes and desserts along with very good Mexican food. The guacamole is among the best in the City. So are the plantains. Our vegetarian guest loves this restaurant. There are different seating areas and there are tables in a quiet area on the second floor which we liked. Reservations are helpful.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 29 2018

Front desk staff very disorganized - didn't even bother checking that we had a reservation & just seated us at any old table instead of the one I requested. Server was very surly and downright rude about the amount of items we ordered (2 drinks, guac and 2 apps each)...it was late & we weren't super hungry. Not going back - there are way better places in the nabe that know how to treat their customers...and the food quality at Rosa Mexicano has gone way down lately too!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

I went to Rosa with a business associate for lunch and was warmly greeted and quickly seated upstairs at our request. Service was good, food just okay. The sign of a good restaurant, one who cares about its customers, is fresh food well prepared. The chicken on both of our dishes was pre-cooked and added on top of our salads -- not unlike that at a second-rate diner. it would not have taken that long to cook it to order. The result was a very mediocre meal instead of the great one we were hoping for.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

The chicken Budin de Tortilla is my favorite dish after the queso fundido & guacamole

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

We go here from time to time because it's so close to Lincoln Center. The food is okay. A little bland, not the least bit exciting. But the service and atmosphere are very good, prices are fair for the location, and they'll always get you out in time for your curtain.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Excellently prepared regional Mexican cuisine. (If you want Tex-Mex, this may not be HOT enough for your taste.) The flavors were intense and wonderful. The preparation spot-on!\nThis was not our first time, and we will be back again!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

I was extremely disappointed with the quality of food this is the first time I've been to Rosa Mexicana in years I remember it is the best in New York and it certainly is not unlikely I will ever return

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Excellent food and atmosphere! Waiter was awesome too! Our 14 month old did fine and the noise of the place helped to hide any fusiness she had. From Chicago and would do back again when in NYC!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Very average food but the service is impeccable and the ambience is quite nice.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Fair-to-good food in a lively setting. Festive and lively dinner spot. Drinks a bit over-priced.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

First time to this particular site for Rosa Mex. PERFECT for pre-performance at Lincoln Center. The food was very tasty and enjoyed by all. The service was extraordinarily helpful and friendly. Fun dining experience and will return.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

My favorite Mexican restaurant in the city! Food and service is always outstanding!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

Service was terrible. The waiter completely ignored us. We had to constantly ask for his attention. It took forever for him to take our orders.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Food was quite good but service/management not so great. We ordered margaritas... just the basic, we said. When bill came it turned out we had ordered 'Traditional', just a dollar more, but still not very nice on part of waiter. Furthermore, the estimated gratuity on bottom of bill was based on the total charge, including the tax. Since when are customers supposed to tip 20% of the tax?

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

A very picky friend recommended Rosa Mexicana. I went w my husband for lunch at the Lincoln Square location. I requested a really nice, romantic space w a view. We got it! Everyone was so welcoming. We ordered from the 3-course sharing menu - which is actually a $25 special lunch. It was somewhat confusing, but our waiter, who was great, helped us. First, you get a delicious guacamole prepared at table side, along w chips. Then, each person gets a choice of enchiladas, quesadillas, tacos or salad w. chicken or salmon, etc,. What we were confused about is if we had to order the same entrée - but our waiter explained we could order what we wished from the above. Afterwards, the table gets delicious churros, with dark chocolate, raspberry or caramel dipping sauces. So, actually only the guacamole and churros are what everyone has together.I ordered the grilled fish tacos, exquisite, done the way I requested. Great place. My husband, who is not easily impressed, was impressed. Next month I'm coming back w eight friends and I already know the round table I will request.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 29 2018

Only thing to improve. The table was not ready at 5:30. Our party of 11 were very prompt and it should have been ready

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 29 2018

Great modern Mex in an attractive setting. Enchiladas were excellent, Guac was great and it was family friendly.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

I have been at Rosa Mexicano on several occasions, and this was first time I was disappointed. Our server seemed to forget about us, one of us had a hot dinner served at less than room temperature. The Margaritas were less than 4oz of liquid - the glasses were loaded with ice - for $15. I could go on, but we will think twice about going back.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 29 2018

A very disappointing meal. We were a party of four looking for a casual meal with tasty food. Not one of us had an entree that we liked. The fish tacos were tasteless and the chicken enchilada with mole sauce was bland. The only positive part of the meal were the margaritas and guacamole which were excellent. I would not return for a meal again

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Chicken dry\nNot moist \nConfusion about drinnk size and price. \nThis is basically high cooking of low end mex food.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Far, far too noisy. If you must, let the lower floor be noisy, and quiet the upper floor.\n\nI tried the on line service for a reservation, and it failed twice, so I phoned, and when I got there, there were two reservations for me.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Head a sad feling of being in a food noisy factory. Despite the efforts of the warm friendly waiter, the service was slow, food had no personal touch to make it special. This restaurent has most definitely cross the line towards a food chain than a neighborhood gem.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The fresh guacamole at it's highest standard followed by delicious enchiladas. The spicy Margarita was just perfect !

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Good food and ambience, especially the guacamole! Thank you!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always a pleasure to dine here because of the good food and close proximity to Lincoln Center. But that means it is very crowded before the Ballet/Opera/Philharmonic - if only Lincoln Center would stagger their events! - so one MUST make a reservation.\n\nThe bar area is small and always seems to be crowded.....

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

You can travel north, south, east and west, but when it comes to guacamole, Rosa Mexicano is hands-down the very best! Made table side, customized to your hot spice needs. Served with chips and/or mini-flour tortillas. Pair that with the house special frozen pomegranate margarita and you are on a one-way ticket to happy land. Excellent broiled camarones, enchiladas, quesedillas. With cold weather coming, the hearty soups are a good choice. Years may come and go but the top quality here remains.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Chairs are very uncomfortable. Noise level is high with lots of tile\nGood food, good service

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I love Rosa Mexicano and have been to all their locations. Food is always fresh and delicious. I had the Mahi Mahi which was cooked to perfection. The guacamole is delightful and being made table side is a nice touch. Staff was courteous and professional. The only issue was that it was a bit noisy and very crowded. Fortunately we used Open Table and we bypassed the long line given we had a reservation. The host seemed to be expecting us and we were seated instantly.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Fun, vibrant and energetic dining! Delicious guacamole, great pomegranate margaritas, and friendly, competent service. We visit whenever we come to NYC.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Never disappoints! We come here every time we are in NYC! It is soooooooo good!!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We had a very enjoyable family meal here. It's a busy restaurant so possibly not good for a romantic meal but if you want to go out, have a good time and enjoy authentic Mexican food with attentive, friendly service then it's the place for you.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food was ok. Not a place that I will go again or recommend. The staff was great but the food not so good. I had better Mexican food around my job.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Wonderful food fun atmosphere!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano never disappoints. The table side guacamole is fun and good. The entrees are more creative than most NYC Mexican restaurants and some are even relatively healthy. I had the shrimp this time and it was excellent. I noticed a young girl who was allowed to stand on a chair and help make her family's guacamole, which I thought was adorable. Great place to go before or after Lincoln Center.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The water wall at Rosa Mexicano is beautiful to look at, but try not to sit right next to it--we got dripped on! Food was excellent, but the kitchen is slow--and has been each time we've eaten here. The waiters do not rush the diners, which is a wonderful experience.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

This place is very different than the Union Square location. It lacks the charm and airy vibe, and with the wood paneling and heavy carpet, you feel like you are in a hotel restaurant. The food is very good, as usual, but there are so many large groups and families that the service is slow.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food was delicious! I had braised beef short rib marinated in smoky Mexican sauce that was perfect combination. The service was exceptional and atmosphere just right for me and my wife on date night.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The guacamole is excellent. Really nice service as well. Unfortunately there was a very loud private event going on at the same time as we ate but it was a nice evening and we were kindly relocated outside!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The best guacamole you will ever have!\nService & food are always impeccable !\nA must place to go, when visiting NYC!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

I have never experienced such negligent service in a New York City restaurant. Ever. We arrived shortly after 5:30pm, which is rather early for this town. Then we were seated and waited for someone--anyone--to acknowledge our presence. No water. No napkins. No waiter. After 20' I flagged the hostess, who seemed annoyed that I was bothering her. She begrudgingly filled our water glasses and left. No apology and no waiter. After 30' I left the table and returned to the hosted stand to request a waiter. We had tickets for a 7:30 show. Another 5' or so passed before a rather annoyed waiter appeared. He apologized, though the tone was closer to a scolding. He took our order, then returned a few minutes later to ask us again what we wanted. Despite a clear conversation about getting spicy guacamole, what we received was as mild as the Midwest. Fortunately, the kitchen staff otherwise did a great job with the food. But unfortunately good food with abysmal service doesn't make for the kind of dining experience one wants to soon repeat. Would have had a more enjoyable meal at the bar at Whole Foods.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

perfect! excellent food, great location, very professional service team, terrific menu, lovely ambiance--and highly responsive to our need to make a curtain!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I was seated on time, but I couldn't get a waiter. The people next to me were waited on immediately, and I still hadn't gotten a glass of water. Old women are invisible.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Celebrating my friend B-Day

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Private party on second floor was so loud with a PA system during an auction. I could hear my wife at the table which was on the first floor. \n\n\nService as always was fantastic. Great staff.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great guacamole but portion is small for 3 people. Interesting menu and a very popular meeting place.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

What a great way to end a perfectly enjoyable theater day. The food and drink are top quality and the service superb. Portions are ample and their preparation and presentation laudable. Start with the table prepared Guacamole, then move on to the chicken enchiladas and finish with the flan. Your life is now complete!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano is a big, cheerful place. The food is pretty good. The service is the perplexing thing -- while the servers were all friendly and helpful, everything seems a bit off. There was not enough silverware, and it took forever to get that right. The drinks took a long time, and when my daughter got her Coke, they just handed her the bottle and as an afterthought said, Oh, do you want a glass? We were rushed by the waitress sometimes, and forgotten about at the end. On the other hand, they only overheard it was someone's birthday and made a special dessert -- didn't even have to ask. And the food is good.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We were 5 women on a Tuesday for a lunch at 1230. We got the best table in the corner window. Food was delicious . Service was good, not superb . We loved our time spent here. Recommended!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food was really good but on a Saturday night the service was bad. They got us the wrong drinks, then forgot my main dish, then the meat arrived undercooked. They should have done a gesture on the bill but we didn't make a fuss.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Love this place . There are many places near Lincoln center but this is more fun than many of the places. The food is really, really good. I don't know if it is authentic Mexican food but is it more delicious and less greasy than most that I have had. Great before or after Lincoln center or for drinks or just for some good food with friends!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This was the best meal I had in years! The guac was not as flavorful as it usually is, but the main dish was superb!!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Everything about this restaurant is great. Every bit of food that the three of us had was superb. The waiters were friendly and accommodating. But the guacamole, made fresh on a cart brought to your table, was over-the-top spectacular.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We've been here several times after attending an event at Lincoln Center, we're never disappointed. We'll go again in the future.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This was a Met pre-opera 5-hour performance that began at 6:30 PM so we mad e a 4:30 PM reservation. Rosa Mexicano downstairs was half-full but we opted for upstairs which was quieter and mostly empty. We were seated promptly, ordered frozen margaritas and two mains, the shrimp poblano with a verde picante sauce and the chicken tinga enchiladas with mole poblano sauce . A bowl of corn chips and a complimentary delicious avocado salsa gave us something to munch on while we sipped the excellent drinks. Service was excellent with good advice from our waiter. The mains arrived in reasonable time (5 PM) , the portions were large and were accompanied by refried beans and rice. Everything was delicious, we couldn't stop eating, it was so addictive. We had no room for desserts, just an expresso and cappuccino. We were out by 6:15 and in our seats by 6:30. The restaurant was filled and fairly noisy by the the time we left. There is reasonable room between tables. A very pleasant dining experience $110 including an 18 tip. We'll definitely use Rosa Mexicano again for our pre-performance Lincoln Center occasions.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

was excellent food, good service, nice atmosphere... waiter was helpful and suggested the special entree of red snapper which was wonderful... would definitely recommend and will definitely go back...

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always a great go-to place.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This is a great place to go before an event at Lincoln Center!!! We are regulars before NYC Ballet performances!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

i have never been disappointed eating here. The guacamole is splendid, served with delicious corn chips. Over the years, I had several entrees that were excellent. Service is also excellent.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

You can continue your theater experience before or after a Lincoln Center performance at Rosa Mexicana, which is directly across the street. Start your meal with the table side preparation of guacomole that is as delicious as it is entertaining. From there you can choose from a variety of creative menu items, both traditional and not so traditional. The execution of these items ranged from spectacular to mundane. The spectacular includes the pork shank and the carne asada, the mundane include the chile poblano and the enchiladas. While service was generally very attentive, on two separate occasions my entrees were delivered lukewarm at best. The ice cream was the best desert.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

What a disappointment. I've been to RM at least 20 times and always loved it. I moved to Brooklyn for a couple of years and now I'm back in Manhattan hitting old spots and this one is has completely changed. They removed my favorite Entree from the menu Filet Con Hongos. Even the signature Margarita has changed, not in a good way. It's so much pinker than it used to be and sweet! Way too sweet! The food was tasteless and bland. The guacamole was good but I can do that at home. I'm so sad.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food is excellent...very fresh and tasty. The service is good and they seem to enjoy putting on the snow with the table side gracamole. BUT.....you must climb a very steep step of concrete stairs to reach the dining room seating. If you have any issues with stairs, they will take you on a long walk around the corner to another business entrance and an elevator thru the back rooms and back into the restaurant . I am amazed that the city approves. So, if you are young and ready for a climb....go...the food is worth it, especially the fresh gracemole.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always love Rosa's! We did feel like our entrees came too quick. We were still working on our guacamole and the table became tight with entrees and spots on the table together!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

A true 'neighborhood gem' in this Lincoln Center/pricey neighborhood.. I return to Rosa very often. This time because of a foot injury, I was accommodated downstairs, and the hostess even told me\nthat she would help me into their private elevator in case I needed to use their bathroom, which is located upstairs.\n\nTheir guacamole is 'legendary' - made at your table just the way you like it, and their wine list\nis varied and reasonable, even by the glass

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

My 'go-to' place in the Lincoln Center neighborhood

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I go to Rosa so often that I really do not have any more to say, except that I love it and that\nis why I keep returning.. good food, good value, good service, great location, and perks for those of us who are 'regulars'

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I am a 'return' diner... as often as I am in the Lincoln Center neighborhood, I prefer to eat at Rosa: their made at the table guacamole is a perennial favorite, and we love their tortilla soup, but their choices are all well prepared and delicious... a glass of malbec to accompany my meal, and I am all set. As always, service is prompt, courteous and efficient

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Delicious food, appetizingly prepared, very fresh.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I have enjoyed the food every time I've been there over the last 20 years. Had the Carnitas today, which were well seasoned and tasty.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Convenient upper west side location. Food was ok, but nothing special. Pricey for what it is. Service was fair. The whole experience was nothing bad, but nothing special. I would only return or recommend out of location convenience.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The guacamole was amazing !!!!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We returned to Rosa Mexicano just after going to the Opera at Lincoln Center across the road. We found it by accident in one of our visits, and we loved it. The food is excellent. It's good Mexican food, and if you want some spice, just ask for it. The service cannot be any better. I would give it 6 starts if I could. That good! We were celebrating my birthday. They treated me with a little cake (can't even remember what it was!), a sombrero hat, and singing happy birthday. Then, they just gave us complementary tequila shots! Maybe it helped a little that my first language is Spanish. If you go there, ask for a table served by Gabriel. He is very polite, and will make you feel at home. Don't miss it if you are in NYC, and in the area.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

We've been in Rosa Mexicano many times, at least 5 times a year, during the last 10 years. Is our spot to go before Opera or Ballet night.\nThe menu hardly changes, but that is good we know what we like and from time to time we try something new. \nLast Saturday we were bearly sitting down and the waiter asked us if we want Guacamole. Yes, we do, we thought yumm good stuff with no wait. But the whole evening was alike. Our waiter sent us food so fast that we hardly had a chance to finish the previous dish.\nRosa Mexicano has always had a nice pace on the dinner. Not too slow but neither too fast, just right. Last weekend just felt too rushed.\nThe waiter told us they have not a Desert menu, they only had Churros and Tres Leches Cake and Flan. So they do have deserts!We asked for a flan and was plainly put on plate with less decoration or fuss than we do at home. My husband asked for a boozy coffee with Kalhua and wiped cream, he even said like an Irish coffee but with Kalhua. The waiter came back with a mug with filter coffee, no cream or anything and jug of frothed milk. They manage to make you fill not special, just like having a meal in a diner.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Need a break from Mexican fast food? Rosa Mexicana is outstanding. Great Drinks and great service. The Guacamole is hand made at the table and it is amazing. I had the carne asada (i am not even a huge red meat eater) and I was about ready to order another one--It was THAT Good.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

It is very near Lincoln center, very convenient. The service is outstanding. They recognize if\nyou have to be at an event at Lincoln Center at a certain time and accommodate you. The drinks\nthey offer are outstanding and their guacamole is divine.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I have always loved this restaurant since cousins took me here years ago. I try to go whenever I am in town. This was a special occasion reuniting friends and it was a great place to have it. Very quiet upstairs so we could chat, service and food were excellent.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

My friends and I were at the bar before dinner and it was busy. \n(No big deal but since this is an honest review then here it goes....) The one thing that was less than perfect there that night was the bartender who was in a grumpy mood because he got VERY annoyed at a customer who was telling him how she wanted her margarita done. Is that such a horrible thing to ask? He took it personally and my friend heard his whole negative comment about the customer which also made us all feel uncomfortable. I didn't even like the Lemon Drop Martini he made me. He needs to be more flexible especially since we all have different tastes.\nHowever, our experience with every one else who worked there that night especially those assigned to our table made everything happen perfectly, so Thanks guys and we'll be back.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Our favorite pre-opera restaurant. Consistently great, time after time. The best margaritas on the planet.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa hit the spot this time. Fabulous drinks- we had margaritas and red sangria- good food, great service. Will return again and again.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

This restaurant is stale. The service is tired and disinterested. The food bland, as if made at a central factory for the chain and reheated in site. It's the kind of place you'd by a gift certificate for your secretary to go to because she'll recognize the name and think it's nice. It's a pity that a place that was once good has become this bad. Here are countless better places in NY?

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Unfortunately, they ran out of the Shrimp & Scallops dish that I really wanted.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

If you are looking for good Mexican food and drinks near Lincoln Center, this is the place. While the seating is pretty cramped and the noise level really high, the food is always good and the drinks are great. Tableside fresh guacamole and the signature Pomagrante margaritas are sure things!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

As we have been subscribers to the NY Philharmonic for longer than Rosa Mexicano has existed, we have eaten there many times before. This is the first time we were seated downstairs. I would decline a lower level table in the future. The noise level was so loud that ordinary conversation was nearly impossible. Almost as bad, the room was kept so dark that both of us had to use the flashlight function on our phones to read the menu, and we were not alone in this, as at other tables patrons were doing the same thing. The darkness also had an effect on the dining experience as it was difficult to see clearly what we were eating and that is no small aspect of a good meal. \nThat said, while we were somewhat disappointed that there were no specials offered, the food was very good, and the service was attentive - when we could hear the waiter over the din.\nUltimately, though, the noise and the darkness made this a less than satisfactory dining experience.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The guacamole prepared at the table is a must. Good service and good food. \nIndoor and outdoor dining. Great for summer nights...

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Been here many times and always have a good meal. Menu changes fairly often in its preparation of dishes, which makes it interesting.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Guacamole and margaritas were excellent. The brunch dish was dull even though the description made it sound as if it would be bursting with savory flavors.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

You can always depend on the food to be delicious (guacolmole a must)\nand the service always wonderful.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

It has been some time since we visited Rosa Mexicano but I have to say that the food is better than ever. Good selections for every taste from what appears to be a simplified menu. Very\ngood and friendly service. All in all an excellent dining experience !

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

our neighboring go-to restaurant for brunch or early dinner. after 6 pm it is a zoo and we are too old for zoos.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

We have been there twice before. I don't recall the food being outstanding, average at best, but a nice change from the ordinary....... but this time...our server brought the guacamole and disappeared for at least a half hour. He returned to take our order, which took a full hour to come to the table, at which time it was not what my husband ordered. Trying to get the waiter back was a challenge. When they finally brought the right food (5 minutes later) it became apparent that the waiter forgot to place the order in the first time. The food was completely unrecognizable and inedible....... Never to return

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Reliably good Mexican cuisine. The guacamole prepared fresh table side is a must have. Enchiladas are very good. Drinks are good as well. Great location if you are going to Lincoln Center.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food at Rosa Mexicano is very well prepared, tasty and fresh. Its location across from Lincoln Center makes it a great spot for a meal before, or after, a perfromance. Service is very quick andefficient, another reason it is a good choice for a pre-curtain meal. Keep in mind that prices reflect the advantages of the location.\n\nThe restaurant is bright and airy and nicely decorated, but I rated the ambiance with only three stars because it is very noisy, perhaps due to the tile on the walls.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I am sure they know that the noise level when the restaurant is full is a distraction, I guess in spite of that people still come. too bad they do not make an effort to dampen the sound level.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

It was horribly noisy. I had the feeling that the place was filled with tourists. There were many young children and the place was welcoming to them, but it was not a comfortable place to have a pre-ballet dinner.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Really great guac made at table. Drinks were not overpriced.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa has the best Frozen Pomegranate Marguerita and made at your table guacamole- I could have stopped there and been perfectly content, but of course went on to have a delicious entree AND dessert. Excellent!!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

You must book a reservation. Don't just show up. I've been here multiple times after a performance at the MET. Consistently excellent service and very good food. The atmosphere can be very noisy. It's a draw back, but I'm still drawn to the place. This is one of my staples after a Saturday afternoon performance at the MET.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Pre-ballet dinner - good meal and drinks, and attentive service, except we couldn't get the waiter's attention to give us a check at the end. The guacamole made at the table is special.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

I have eaten here before, but on New Years Eve the fixed price menu was NOT GOOD. The food was bland and cold, the service was inadequate, and very expensive. We should have left immediately after the guacamole was served because that was not even good.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I know when I see the divers on the wall that we will have a good pre-LTC dinner. This was a good time as they have the Festival de Helados, the Ice-Cream festival which I had always wanted to experience.\nAs usual the service was great, the food good and overall always consistent.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

Hosts and servers were gracious, but noise level was atrocious. There was a private event upstairs which got louder as evening progressed. Couldn't wait to get out.\nFood was moderate to poor. Guacamole, as always, good. Steak was dry, tasteless; sides had no flavor. Dessert (espresso flavored flan) was not bad but the 'brownie' it sat on was akin to cardboard. We drank the bitter espresso and were happy to leave. Broadway /Columbus Ave was blissfully quiet.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

My wife and I had dinner there with relatives from Orange County, CA. They dine at many well know Mexican restaurants from San Clemente to Laguna Beach. \nFrom the great margaritas to Churro's the food was very good. The table side preparation of the guacamole was wonderful. \nService was very attentive and helpful when selecting menu items. \nRecommend sitting upstairs for dinner as the ground floor is very noisy, crowded and seating is uncomfortable.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We arrived 45 minutes late for our meal because the D train wasn't going over the bridge. They still sat us right away and made sure we got to our 8pm show on time!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

So excited to finally dine here now that they have a vegetarian menu. the food was amazing - elevated with complex flavors, fresh ingredients and great sauces.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

The menu has shrunk. No more crab enchiladas - the best thing for years on the former menu, BUMMER. \n\nThe guacomole as good as ever, but much smaller. Likewise, the frozen pomegranate margarita. \n\nThe skirt steak with shrimp was ok, but nowhere near the former crab enchiladas.\n\nUnfortunately, Rosa has become almost like a fast-food place.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Sadly the food here has slipped. It used to be one of my go to restaurants in midtown but I don't like the menu changes they've made over the last few years. The dishes are far less interesting and flavorful. The last 3 or 4 times I've left feeling pretty unsatisfied. Don't think I'll be going back any time soon

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicana was excellent.\nBut don't look to Open Table to honor their pont system.\nThey don't.\nJust go and enjoy

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Access for handicap elevator to second level is next door.Staff very helpful.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Five for dinner before Lincoln Center Ballet. As requested on Open Table reservation form seated immediately in the quietest area of the restaurant (not really quiet but the best available). Hostess took several of us to elevator (outside and down the block a bit) because stairs were an issue. Seated immediately.\n\nGood food... TAcos not very interesting or flavorful and without sauces, although our friend may be more tex mex than Rose Mexicana. Pork Carneros excellent. Chille Relleno excellent. Enchilads flavorings good but tortillas kind of leathery. Guacamomle made tableside outstanding. None better. No appetizers or desserts. House drinks flavorful but small.\n\nExcellent service.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Terrific Mexican food uptown and close to Broadway. Vibrant and alive. Authentic Mexican food that reminded us of New Mexico cuisine as far as heat and flavor. Highly recommended for tourists and locals alike.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Very good, but they must have been short staff, took forever.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We had a lovely time at Rosa Mexicano. First time there--nice location near Lincoln Center. Outdoor seating not too noisy--though we preferred indoors. Bar area bustling.\nDrinks and food were high quality--fresh ingredients, and the staff were attentive to requests.\nIt is always so nice to find a Mexican restaurant that serves Mexican cuisine rather than some devolved version. So, the fish is fresh and spices are complex and aromatic. They were even attentive to the quality of the rice and beans--which is not always the case. Also, the chef did not use salt as a substitute for appropriate seasoning--much appreciated!\nHighly recommend.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Fabulous table side guacamole made and served by an accommodating wait staff. Unimpressive margarita. The food is dependable and sometimes location is everything. Experience has taught me enough about Mexican food and favors to look further afield than here. However at lunch it was quiet and the perfect place for a relaxing visit with my cousin so if circumstance dictated i would return.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food was delicious and a good value. I got 2 meals out of my mole enchilada which was excellent. Our server was terrific and very knowledgeable about the food. He was always there when we needed him but never obstrusive.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

Ended up waiting almost 2 hours for a table with reservation and idk if they just forgot about us or what so we ended up leaving

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This is our go to restaurant whenever we go to Lincoln Center, which is pretty often.\nThe Guacamole is the gold standard, it never disappoints..\nThe pomegranate margarita is a must. The menu has many delicious choices.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Good food and beautiful location but not really worth the price. There are better Mexican places that don't cost as much.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

As always, the guacamole was superb. The drinks were good too.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The guacamole was wonderful as always and we asked for jalapeños on the side so each person at the table could adjust the heat as desired. The main dishes (salmon, fish tacos, carne as ads) were all wonderful and we didn't think we had room for dessert but the waiter suggested we share the tres leche cake. It was delicious and a lovely ending to a wonderful meal.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Excellent as always!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

our entree's were served barely warm, fun spot though!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Tasty & good vibe, but we were really disappointed because we specifically went to have our favorite dish, Chiles en Nogada, which was on 'special' for Mexican Independence weekend (this dish is only made once per year). It was advertised with beautiful photos on their Facebook and twitter pages, and we even called that morning to make sure they had it, but by 7:00pm Sunday the server said it sold out at lunch. We look forward to having it every fall but will have to wait another year, unfortunately. Otherwise, the Rosa Mexicano is a solid medium-fine dining Mexican restaurant.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

We were ignored as a party of 7. No service until complaints were expressed.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Very tasty Mexican food, ample portions. Share the guacamole, made table-side.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Lively atmosphere, wide Mexican menu. Best thing: fresh guacamole, prepared table side, and margaritas.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

waiter almost30 toaskfor drinks, forgot to bring out the wraps for fajitas never brought the desert I ordered because they ran out of it and never told me , not a very good experience.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

My wife and I had the $25pp 3-course meal. We had the table side guac (absolutely delicious), my wife the steak tacos and I the tres enchiladas (both fabulous) and we finished it with the churros (great ending). The frozen pomegranate margaritas were delicious and not short on the tequila. Our waitress was very attentive and friendly.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

My boyfriend and I had tickets for a Broadway show so we went to Rosa Mexicano for dinner beforehand on Saturday night. We got the full meal special, which includes an appetizer for the table, an entree for each person and a dessert for the table. We each got a small pitcher of sangria (him red, me white), each were very tasty. Then we started with the guacamole, which they make table side, it was the best guacamole I've ever had and I've been to many Mexican restaurants in NYC. Then I had the shrimp and rice dish which was also very good and my boyfriend had the steak, which he enjoyed. Then finally we shared the tres leches cake, which was amazing. Overall it was a great value, the food was very good quality and the service was impeccable. I definitely recommend.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

It was a fine dining experience. Staff could have been a bit more attentive.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The table side guacamole is so good I'm always tempted to make my meal out of that, but everything else is too good. The waterfall wall with the little divers is beautiful.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

There are few options in the Lincoln Center area but Rosa Mexicano is one of the better ones offering tasty food at pretty fair prices. The layout of the restaurant is the main detractor, really. The first floor is very narrow and when busy seems chaotic. The second floor is a climb of about 30 stairs so be prepared for that. Service is friendly enough but I wouldn't call it personalized. Drinks are ok but, as expected, expensive. Food is fairly enough priced and pretty tasty. You will be pushed the 'table side guacamole' and it IS good, not outstanding but quite good. Food is nicely presented and cooked fresh (the skirt steak, at $29 the most expensive entree, was very tender). So it's a good option in the neighborhood but I wouldn't make a special trip unless I had a concert in the area.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Excellent upscale Mexican restaurant. Guacamole freshly made table-side and is fantastic. In close proximity to Lincoln Center and provides an impressive contemporary setting for lunch or dinner. One of a handful of locations in NYC, but does not feel at all like a chain restaurant. Highly recommended.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

This has been a go restaurant for us.\nThe last two visits have been below our expectations .\nWe will give them one more chance and then decide if we need to new place to take our groups.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Delicious food, good atmosphere, excellent wait staff

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

This might be a 'chain' and have a formula but the food is good and the service pleasant if, on a recent occasion, a little slow. The guacamole, made at the table is definitely worth having and the menu is varied and interesting if not exactly authentic Mexican. This is a good place to go before or after a Lincoln Center event.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Like having dinner in a fun house. Chaotic. Over the top noise in a huge space. The food was the biggest disappointment. $28.00 for guacamole. We ordered the two avocado portion which was recommended for three. It was okay. My entree - a skirt steak with peppers dish was inedible. This is fast food at fine food prices.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Love sitting on the 2nd floor and seeing lights of Lincoln Center! Delicious food and wonderful selection of Mexican food. Serving size is great. Love the table side guacamole! Fish tacos were fantastic! Good selection of gluten free meals. Had a great time with friends.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Delicious Mexican food, not the usual Tex-Mex fare. Innovative dishes very well prepared, excellent prices. An attractive room in a great spot opposite Lincoln Center -- pretty quiet, at least at lunch time. We eat there whenever we go to NYC Ballet.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We sat outside for dinner (nice evening and very noisy inside). Great Margaritas and Guacamole.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

While the guacamole was really nice the rest of the meal was not spectacular. Given the price paid, we were most disappointed. I had the Carnitas which were ok...the pork was a little dry. \nMy husband had the Tampiquena de Carne Asada. The meat was tasty but the portion small. \nThe 'enchilada' was more a taco and was tepid in temperature. Overall, we were not impressed and will not be back. I'm told the original location is better but given the number of great places we frequent are hesitant to try Rosa Mexicano again at any location.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The special here is guacamole made on a rolling stand near your table and to the spiciness desired. We have always said we wanted 'spicy' but this time it was outstanding! Actually qualified as 'spicy.' We told the woman who made it how good it was.\n\nI tried the mahi mahi, which was a little dry. \nMy companion had carne asada which he liked.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great spot, great food, great service. Thanks to our Host.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

This restaurant is ideally suited for a meal before or after a Lincoln Center performance. It can be overly crowded and the service is thus a bit haphazard and rushed. Still, the guacamole, which is made in front of you at your table, is superb, as are the Margaritas. They're friendly enough, but this is not a relaxed restaurant and it's not one where you can converse with your dining companions easily unless you go during off-peak hours. But its location across the street from Lincoln Center and its outstanding guacamole make it a good choice.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I always make a point of eating at Rosa Mexicano Lincoln Center whenever I am in NYC. Great for a good meal when traveling on my own, or with a companion, and also very nice for groups. Their Flautas are the best!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Our Server was just terrific and the food was delicious.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

great food !!! service a bit slow but did not take away form the food

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Awesone authentic upscale Mexican food. Best tacos and guacamole.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food is amazing. A little on the loud side. Service good. Great drinks

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Overall, the experience was positive. The service was wonderful and the food was tasty (particularly the table side guac). However, towards the end of our meal the music was turned up to a point where we had difficulty hearing each other at our table. It really changed the atmosphere from pleasant evening out to almost a nightclub feel. We asked if it could be turned down, but it didn't seem to change. I would simply make our reservations earlier in the evening in case this is protocol on Friday nights.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We appreciated the staff's attention to our happiness and our time-limit. Our server anticipated our needs in a kind, friendly way. Everything was delicious, from table-side prepared guacamole to the rellenos and fabulous veggie sides.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I've been to the restaurant several times through the years. The food has only gotten better. This time I had the pleasure to meet Mike (Host) who was extremely nice and extremely generous. Service was outstanding. Hands down another great dinner at RM. thanks Mike.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food was delicious, the drinks tasty and strong, the service was excellent. Had a group of 8 for a graduation dinner and everyone was happy with their dishes, from the tacos to the specials of the day. There was something on the menu for everyone, including the picky eaters. The waiter was attentive and we did not feel rushed. The table by the floor to ceiling windows looking out on the avenue was bright and airy. Even though very crowded they seated us right at our reservation time.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

had a lovely, delicious lunch, even tho did NOT order the wonderful guacamole, which would have been far too much food. The grilled fish tacos are really good and are complemented by very good rice and marvelous black beans, ALL of which are put in the shade by the corn! THEN, as if this weren't enough calories and starch, I indulged in the 'crullers' with 3 sauces. To die for. Good strong coffee helped it all go down. A sinfully memorable meal. Will repeat it as soon as I recover.....and lose the 5 pounds!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Especially with the right company. At lunch you can actually TALK and have a nice visit. We ordered from both the regular and the Restaurant Week menus (HAVE to have the guac.) and everything was really good. The service was sweet and just right, and the Mexican beers didn't hurt a bit. A real pleasure.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The guacamole is amazing. Drinks were good. The rest of the meal was just okay. Service was great.\n\nGood place for drink and appetizers!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Quick service. Very good guacamole. Mole sauce very good. Pomegranate Mohito delicious.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I always enjoy the Margaritas and the guacamole. This time the tacos were very over cooked and dried out. I will think twice about returning again.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food and guacamole has gotten better - which I didn't think was possible!\nI've been coming to this restaurant for over 15 years and the food is always great with new and special items that continually refresh the menu.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

while the restaurant is very nice, it's way too noisy especially when there is small children screaming. There should be some deadening in the ceiling.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food is great, good music, Kid friendly, Friendly staff!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Pork shank was amazing.Tender and flavorful. Spare ribs were also tender and delish!! Service was balanced and not overly attentive. We will be back.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Had a very good meal. Vibrant atmosphere. Good margarita (straight up). Shrimp ceviche appetizer was excellent and so was my entrée - chili poblano relleno. And of course the guac..

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food was mediocre and expensive. The service was poor and the noise level way too loud.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food here is always outstanding though it is also very expensive

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

My friend and I eat at this Mexican restaurant several times a year and we are never disappointed. Menu changes but not the Guacamole which is a must if you decide to eat at Rosa Mexicana. You should make a reservation because the restaurant is very popular. Reservations are essential on the weekends particularly during the concert and opera season. Great food and great, friendly service.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We ordered the sangria it was bitter. I had the fish tacos my date the egg special. It was good. \n\nI think it is a fun place especially if you go for drinks and appetizers like the guacamole and chips

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Really enjoyed the food, sangria, service, extra tidbits. Definitely return! Just a little noisy because the restaurant was packed .

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Our table was ready at reservation time, which we appreciated on a busy Holiday season Friday night, although it was near the bathrooms. Service was not great and really affected our evening. We had to ask for everything and felt a bit forgotten. Also, we had a 5 year old with us and when we asked if they had a cheese quesadilla, we were told that it's on the kids menu. Why didn't we get a kids menu? Pretty obvious we had a kid with us. Then they brought her a Shirley temple with no cherry, just a big pink soda with no ice and a straw - not much fun. The place was filled with families, so they should be used to dealing with kids. All night it was something. As for the food, my husband's steak was tough, but the carnitas and guacamole were both very good.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Lincoln Center standard go to. ALways busy always nosy always good.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The atmosphere was very festive. We were 4 people dining before a concert at lincoln center. We had plenty of time to enjoy our meal and make the concert. Very attentive servers, delicious food.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great find in a great location. Server was super nice and they are great with special diets like gluten free etc... Food was as good as Mexican we get in Colorado. But the best was that they helped you if have special diet needs. Gluten free available!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano shines! Excellent Mexican food that is spiced to your liking. Even the Margharitas come with your choice of unsalted, salted, or spicy salted rim. Guacamole, which is made at your table, is delicious. The men ate steak and the women had shrimp or salmon. Everyone enjoyed their dish. I am not a fan of churros, but these were not greasy and came with 3 different dipping sauces.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always great homemade guacamole and chips. Nice variety of other interestingly prepared food. Reservations a must--often very crowded. Two other locations also nice

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We had a very good dinner before the opera. There was a special offer because it was a major anniverary of the restaurant. We started with the guacamole and some margaritas. For main courses, we had one order of the grilled shrimp and one of the mahi mahi. The shrimp was terrific, but the mahi mahi was not so good. For dessert, I don't remember the name of it, but it was like two big rectangular shaped donuts that you dip in chocolate sauce.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We always eat here when we visit NYC. A favorite and must try. Homemade guacamole is a must.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

The chile relleno was undercooked. Filling was not even close to authentic...SHITAKE MUSHROOMS??????? The tacos looked like something out of taco bell. It was the indepence day of Mexico nothing to celebrate it. it looked as if it was any other day. I put in the reservation it was 2 birthdays, no effort was made to help commemorate it. It is sad years ago I would say Rosa was one of the best Mexican restaurants with upper class Mexican cooking.....I am afraid that Downtown Bakery in the EV , Lupita's in East Harlem , Don Paquitos in Brooklyn are far better in authenticity, and Price. The rice was something out of uncle ben's instant rice the Beans, seemed to be out of the can and thrown into a food processed. We should have gone to a taco truck to get more authentic Mexican cuisine. Its sad because they used to have Huitlachoche, Huachinago a la veracruz. So sad so very very sad. Maybe they should go visit Mexico city to the San Angel Inn and take notes.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great guacamole. Good quesadilla and enchiladas. Convenient to Lincoln Center.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano is consistently good. They are currently celebrating their anniversary and have a great pre-fixe menu with options (two for $60). This is on-going for a limited time (not restaurant week). We went pre-theatre and were out for about $120 which included two margaritas and tip. \n\nWhat I like about RM is that it is authentic Mexican and not the overly cheesy glop that many associate with Mexican food. This is more high-brow Mexico City (meat, fish) and has enough 'accessible' options if you are unsure or not overly fond of Mexican. They do have tacos that are tasty. Margaritas, guac and tacos at the bar will ALWAYS work, too!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Excellent experience all the way around. Food, service and atmosphere are all A+. Well worth the trip.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

My mother just had surgery on her knees and not having an accessible elevator or restrooms on first floor made her uncomfortable.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We have been here several times before and always enjoyed their very unique approach to Mexican food. The new menu is a bit more mainstream and much more vegetarian friendly but still excellent.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

My favorite Mexican food in New York! We eat here every time we visit. The guacamole is the best!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

My husband and I were celebrating our 1 year wedding anniversary, we had already been to the location on 1st avenue and decided to try the one by Lincoln Center. When we arrived we were seated immediately to our surprise since we were 20 minutes early. Drinks, appetizers and dinner were served and then we were ignore by the waiter while we observed him cater to other tables around us. Not until we ask to speak to the manager did he then came to the table and asked if we wanted another drink. At the point we were done with dinner and the bus boy had already cleared our table . We voiced our concerns with the manager. She apologize and gave us her business card and told us to call next time we decide to return. The restaurant is great, food is delicious but that waiter was the only negative part of our dining experience .

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

With outdoor patio, proximity to Lincoln Center and great food, there's a lot to recommend about this place. They are well known for their frozen margaritas and guac made at the table. Justifiably so. Rosa Mexicano has several locations in New York City, all featuring pretty much the same menu. But this is my favorite one hands down because of location, decor, layout.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Was very rushed out of the restaurant

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great food, good service (considering it was peak hours on a Saturday), and nice ambience and decor without being stuffy. We (2 of us) had the signature guac, a round of drinks, entrees, coffee and dessert all for just over $100, which I thought was really reasonable for the area. I definitely would recommend this place.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

this restaurant has definitely jumped the shark. the food is awful. used to be very good, but in each subsequent visit it is getting worse. today, the guacamole was made from unripe avocado and tasted like from a frozen food package. the chicken and shrimp dished were over cooked. the service is rushed, and the space very noisy. The drinks are very expensive and not so good. in short, avoid.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food was delicious. Service was above and beyond. Our server, David O. was awesome, patient, and courteous - he had extensive menu knowledge, especially relating to gluten-free options. When dining with a large party and having one gluten-free person, it can be difficult, but David explained each item and what could be shared or not. He made the GF person very comfortable and confident in knowing which foods were safe and how they were prepared.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Successful chain with specialties on the menu, inventive dishes and good frozen marguritas. For brunch we had unusually good french toast.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This was my second trip to Rosa Mexicano, needless to say we loved it! \n\nGuac and Margaritas are the best!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Fantastic food and service. Great cocktails and specialty ice cream.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I've dined here many times. This is the first time that I've had a few complaints. We were seated all the way in the back where there were groups of noisy people, toddlers on the loose too. I know that isn't the restaurant's fault, but it made things very unpleasant. Also, the food, the nachos in particular weren't warm enough. We were here with our grandchildren and were all hungry so I didn't mention this to our server. Since this was the only time in so many evenings of dining here that this happened I will ignore the problems and remember all the other perfect evenings we've had enjoying the food.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

i like this restaurant for drinks and appetizers more than i do for a meal. great sangria! i am just not impressed by the menu and think it is overpriced. i have been to the bar area several times in addition to eating here a few times and think i will just stick with the beverages in the future. just a matter of taste i guess.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food was delicious and very fresh. The staff/service was excellent!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Group of 5 for birthday dinner. One with food allergies to gluten, dairy, and egg. All requests were professionally accommodated and we felt well taken care of all night. Thank you very much for a special birthday dinner.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The Sopa de Tortilla is delicious. Churros were a little too crunchy for my liking.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

If you're looking for fresh, authentic Mexican fare then this is the place to go. If you've got tickets to a Lincoln Center event, just let them know in advance and they will make sure you are in your seats before the curtain rises.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

DECENT MEXICAN WITH MIDTOWN PRICES. STILL BEST OF THE DINING CHOICES CLOSE TO LINCOLN CENTER

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Love the guacamole, prepared fresh at your table! excellent, friendly waitpeople.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

A real find!!! Incredible waterfall of dining men greets one upon arrival. THE best guacamole in town, as well as a very well made margarita! The ear of corn is out of the world delicious. Staff and guacamole makers terrific!\nA great restaurant for a special meal!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Brunch was delicious, with service efficient and not rushed. Waiter was extremely knowledgable about dishes and ingredients. Family-friendly atmosphere.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Interesting menu. Good margaritas. Great guacamole prepared table side. A little too noisy for my taste.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

My family and I celebrated my brother's birthday and loved your fun and professional staff! Thank you!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The service was excellent and the guacamole was 'on point'! They also remembered my special request that it was my girlfriends birthday! I will not only come back but recommend this restaurant to all my family and friends!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our Restaurant Week lunch. Only complaint - Too much food!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The waiting area and bar are very tight and uncomfortable while you wait for your table but the staff is extremely friendly and they work hard at getting you seated as soon as possible. Food and drinks were very good.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The Quacamole Sundae was incredable!!! I want another one!!! Make sure to tell the server if you require gluten free so they put the cinnamon-sugar chips on the side, or request them to be left off, but my husband loved them (he is not GF)

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

This is a great restaurant that we go to whenever we are going to Lincoln Center - highly recommend

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great experience! We were seated promptly upon arriving, service was good, food was delicious and atmosphere was perfect. I'll be back!!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I have dined at Rosa Mexicano in the past and felt they were above average. This time, we were extremely disappointed in the food. The nachos - described so well on the menu - had little of interest. It was all chips and chopped tomato, not the spicy Pico de Gallo we expected and the three cheeses were a barely-there sauce. The platanos were not as sweet as usual and the soup was tasteless. This has not been my past experience so I hope they were just having an off night.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Delicious food, wonderful service.... love the guacamole! I also had the short rib tacos, which were spectacular!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Despite the touristy vibe, the food is very good and the service attentive.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

I've eaten at this restaurant many times, mostly because it's close to Lincoln Center and convenient if you need to get to a performance. \nThe food is consistently mediocre for Mexican food, but the prices are very high for Mexican food. The best ting about this place is the Guacamole and chips - I must mention that the Margaritas are very good too. Enjoy!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food is of poor quality from the raw ingredients to the execution. It's sad to see Rosa went down to the level of a chain restaurant.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Best Mexican food in New York. Consistently strong with fantastic guacamole.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

food is excellent! Only complaint is why did they remove the lamb tacos? Those were delicious.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

as usual the food ( shrimp tacos) were great.. and the dulce de leche fabulous

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This restaurant is fabulous . The food and service are perfect. I had better food there that I ever had in Mexico. This is an elegant restaurant with tablecloths, a fantastic staff perfectly trained. Do not forget to bring warm clothes as there is cold air running thru the restaurant each time the front door opens. Otherwise, it is a treat

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Super nice and very helpful waiter with our gluten free options. His expertise was greatly appreciated - we were too full, but really want to go back to try the avocado sundae

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This was not our first visit, nor will it be our last! As always, love Rosa!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Improveable, I have been there for Lunch and in a bar for a drink accompanied with guacamole. The food is great, especially the fresh guacamole and the ceviche, and of course, I love their margaritas. Service is great, Very nice People.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We had not been back in awhile and it was Restaurant Week so a perfect reason to visit\nRosa Mexicano again. The tableside guacamole was great and ceviche appetizer too.\nThe portions were generous for all 3 courses. Loved the plantains, black beans and rice that accompanied our main dishes. Dessert was a very unique avocado ice cream sundae.\nWe enjoyed it all and had to quit before the plates were empty! Eyes bigger than our stomach but it was worth it.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Enjoyed our dinner. Guamole for 4 is $38 which is a bit pricey but was delicious. The Mahi mahi tacos were outstanding but the pork coronitas was dry with lots of fat in the pork and very little pineapple and onions as was listed on the menu.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

a great chain even if they rest on their laurels and service clients like routine, revolving door. no more is it the 'experience' that it once was, although it's still a sound investment in quality.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

We were seated at 12:30P & told waiter we had 2P curtain. Didn't receive food until 1:43P at which time we asked for the check & boxes to take the food to go. Just made the curtain & we we're starving during the concert. Had to be the worst lunch experience I've had in the over 40 years of going to Lincoln Center. There was no excuse for that kind of service. No apologies, just have a nice day on the way out the door. Horrible experience. We took a friend there for her first time and she said 'first and last time ' for her.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

I was disappointed that my favorite frozen margarita has changed. \nAlso the fish tacos changed and the signature guacamole had huge chunks instead of the way it should be.\nThe quality of the food was much less than it was since I was last here.\nMy waiter was too intrusive. It was not at all crowded and he kept interrupting so much it was vey annoying

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Delicious dishes and pleasurable ambiance.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food is dynamite but we never got any chips. Matty no likey.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food has a tendency to be oversalted however it is consistently tasty. I prefer the union square location but a good go-to for the Columbus circle vicinity. Margaritas are spot on and bartenders pay attention to your specifications. Service is attentive.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

I eat at Rosa Mexicano a lot. This was the first time the meal was barely warm....all the meals. There were three of us and we had ordered different plates. I expressed my disappointment to the manager who was super polite. I will return but I will be on full alert to see whether the food does in fact come out hot and can't recommend to others until this most recent experience is put behind me.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Good food slow service

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano is great for big groups and celebrating a special occasion. We have celebrated two 21st birthdays there this year and have not been disappointed.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great for birthday celebration. We had a group with several diet restrictions and the wait staff did their best to accomodate everyone's requests.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always a great meal and great time in here. Tried the mahi - it was fantastic!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food was delicious, enjoyed a pomegrante marguarita and their famous quacamole. Chose the Rosa Mexicano 30 year anniversary dinner special of $32 each with shared appetizer, 2 entrees--I got the pork, friend got the chicken, shared dessert. We chose churros--didn't really like them and wonder what the tres leches cake would have been like. My pork dish was wonderful and I was able to take home a few bites for the next day...It was a hectic Friday night so the service wasn't super attentive, but fine. Had a good time, enjoy the energy and decor, the open feel and steps from Lincoln Center... Highly recommend for the marguaritas alone!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Frequent flyers & never disappointed

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Delicious, fresh food, friendly and accommodating service.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Fast-food in a sit-down restaurant setting. I had the steak tacos. The steak was good, the tortillas warm, but the only condiments offered were three spicy sauces. My guest had mole poblano she declared fair at best. Service was indifferent. The Rosa Mexicano near Lincoln Center is in a touristy location and is packed many evenings. It churns out food and customers at a fast. But the franchise, which started small but excellent years ago on Eighth Avenue in NYC, now has branches all over the nation. But the quality fell, proves once again that sometimes bigger is definitely not better.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

From its early days, when Rosa Mexicano (the first one, on the East Side) was everyone's favorite Mexican, the restaurant has slipped badly. I go most often to the Lincoln Center location, because of its proximity to the NYC ballet and my most recent visit was a real disappointment, food-wise. While the guacamole is still fabulous, my main course -- enchiladas suizas -- was downright terrible. The thin sauce was nothing but sour, there was too little cheese, and the raw chopped onions on top were harsh. The atmosphere is still lovely, though, and the service is excellent.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

delicious mexican-style food...guacamole prepared from scratch at your table! entrees reasonably priced and delicious

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

My wife and I did lunch at Rosa Mexicana. We love the tableside guacamole. The luncheon menu is diverse and the food very good. I had the fish tacos and they were delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

An old-timer, it won't surprise you and it won't disappoint you. It's steady, predictable and reliable.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

This is a great place- food is delicious. However tables are made of simple pieces of wood on a stand- and they are not very steady. You would think a pricey place like this would invest in real tables!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I've passed by Rosa Mexicana many times and had it on my list of places to go. The service was excellent, immediately after we were seated we were asked about drinks. We never had to ask for refills. Excellent service. We had the shared pre fixe for $32 each and it was more than enough food. Get the guacamole, pomegranate Margarita and steak tacos!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Marinated skirt steak was tired and lacking in flavor. It was like routine cafeteria food. This was not a fresh piece of meat freshly-grilled. Did they cook it in the afternoon and hold it for the evening rush? We can do much better at home. Drinks were excellent, service was very professional.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Never never disappointed\nOur ho restaurant for Lincoln Centet

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

I've been here before but not in a long time. I'd forgotten how noisy it is and overpriced for the mediocre food. The only good thing I can say is that the guacamole is still great but the rest of the food is just meh.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I've been to Rosa's at Lincoln Center on numerous occasions and have always had a good experience. The menu is always interesting, the food is delicious, and the service is attentive without being intrusive. \n\nRosa's will continue to be one of my top go-to restaurants for special occasions.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Loved everything! Great service, great food, no complaints!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We dine here often and always love it, but the service was too slow and the bill was done incorrectly. We were almost late for the opera which the server knew we were attending. Our reservation was for 5:30 and the opera was at 8 which should have been plenty of time. Instead we were practically running with guests from out of town to make the 8pm performance.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Awesome! Good was excellent and our server, Jessica, did a great job!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Quality of food is good, service was excellent guacomole was among the best.\nFish tacos were freshape and fish was plentiful. Drinks were well prepared. For a chain the food was homemade. We would highly recommend this restaurant to everyone. The dining room upstairs is better for a guilt time.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always a great meal at Rosa Mexicano - table side guacamole is a must. Servers are always well educated regarding the menu and will expertly explain whatever needs clarification. We had a group of 5 so there was a lot of sharing going on. Cannot say there was 1 thing I didn't enjoy immensely. Will never shy away from going to a Rosa Mexicano - as consistently good a Mexican meal you can find anywhere.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We have been visiting Rosa Mexicano branches over the years, and sad to say, they have become rather watered down. The menu is extensive, but the dishes do not always live up to the menu - dry chicken, re-heated pork, difficult to know what to order as the platters are huge, but with quantity taking over from quality. The beans are always good! Brunch often tastes as though it is yesterday's dinner menu, reheated for brunch. Lunch this week at Lincoln Center branch had good service, and a cheery receptionist, as we tried to select a reasonably quiet table outside (not easy given the construction). We still love the effort to provide food with a Mexican vibe, but with new Mexican chefs providing us with top notch cooking (Maya, Toloache), we don't find this so much at Rosa these days.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Best & prettiest frozen pomegranate margaritas in the entire city. Excellent service too!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Arrived at our reservation time and was seated immediately. Got the table where we requested. the food was great and also the service.We will return the next time we are in the area.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

This is our second visit for lunch before a performance at Fordham auditorium. Reservations were immediately honored. Excellent margaritas, table side guacamole, and chicken with mole sauce made for a wonderful meal. Very personable service. Busy but we never felt rushed. Would definitely recommend.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Enjoyed everything except the noise level, but even that was tolerable.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

We arrived on time for our reservation and were seated promptly. The waiter took our drink order and brought us water. We asked for our server a few times, but 30 minutes after we were seated we simply paid for our drinks and left. \n\n The only good news is that there are plenty of restaurants nearby, so we walked to one and had our dinner. \n\n Needless to say, the service was very subpar.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We were a mixed bag of NYers and visitors who'd just come from an event near Lincoln Ctr and were starving. One person mentioned wanting Mexican and of course, Rosa Mexicano was first choice. On arrival (early), we were delighted that our group could be seated right away! Everyone was so gracious! Instant love! Honestly, the food's just okay. It's palatable and overpriced for what it is. So many other places in the city to get amazing Mexican, including including food trucks. Rosa Mexicano is not on that list, IMO. HOWEVER, the ambiance and service cannot be beat. As for entertaining tourists, this is a good spot.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Everything was delicious. Downstairs was very noisy and probably good for bar but for dining conversation

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great location and the food is a notch above the usual Mexican fare. You do pay for that; the prices are also a notch above. But the metsizo plate I ate had tremendous flavor and the made-at-the-table guacamole is a must!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Normal to average

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano has always been one of my favorite restaurants and it is my go to place when I am in the city. I was so disappointed this time. The Pomegranate margarita and table side guacamole was great, as always. I ordered the Enchiladas Suizas and the sauce was a totally different color than it usually is and very acidic. The chicken side was was dark meat, dry and gristly. The side of rice was dark red and dry. The plantains were hard, not cooked well and inedible. I am so disappointed. Rosa's did you change your recipes or was the chef having an off night? The service was great as always. I should have complained, but my daughter begged me not to.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Pomegranate margarita frozen with salt ... The ceviche ... The cauliflower (of all things!) ... And ask for the tray of three different salts.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The fresh guacamole at your table was delicious. The pomegranate margaritas were well made. Staff was friendly and helpful. The food was nicely done and brought quickly. The space was not as pleasant as the site by Union Square, but still an enjoyable dining experience.

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

Food was inedible. Rosa Mexicana used to be reliably decent food near Lincoln center - we are always at Lincoln center so eat nearby often. The guac was ok, nothing special. I had chicken which was inedible. Even smothering it in pico de gallo didn't help. My partner ordered shrimp but they delivered enchiladas. They took it back to make the correct dish and took my dish away too so we would be served together. 20 minutes under a hot light didn't make the chicken any more edible. It was terrible. Sad that a nice restaurant would willingly serve such awful food. I guess they figure it's a tourist trap so they can get away with it. Go somewhere else. \n\nIf a dish is uneaten, the staff should ask if something is wrong. Never happened.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

all three rosa mexicano restaurants in NYC are superior.\nalways a dining pleasure

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Everything was wonderful! Service, Food and Ambiance.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

I usually have a great time at Rosa but the other night was very hit and miss. First of all, it was way too noisy. Then we ordered our guacamole mild and it came hot; then we ordered a steak dish medium and it came rare. The service was rushed - clearly the waiter had too many tables. Maybe this isn't going to be my go-to before the Philharmonic anymore. For the price, it was very disappointing.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

The service was horrible. The server was put out for a simple request for a lemon to put in a water

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Best guacamole ever! It was full of freshness that you could taste with every mouthful.\nIt was very pleasing and not overwhelming at all!!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Service very good - food very good - friendly and time sensitive - asking about show time etc.\n\nwill go back

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

They make the guacamole at the table and it's superb! Great cocktails too

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I like that place, always good food and drinks. \nHowever, this time the noise level is a bit too much for my taste.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever eaten at. Their guacamole, which they make tableside, is the best. This is my second time dining there and I will definitely be going back again.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We had a great family dinner there with friends and their children. Everyone found something to eat on the menu for dinner. Also everyone enjoyed watching the guacamole being made table side. The kids even tried it after they watched it being made and liked it. Win-win.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Excellent service and lovely food, the appetizers and guacamole are plenty for an entire meal; very convienent to broadway and lincoln center.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always visit rosa when we are near one. A couple dishes were served cold but still had a great time

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The restaurant setting is nice with decent amount of space between tables. The food selection is broad with many options for starters and mains (didn't check out the deserts) and the food itself also very nice. Portions were decent too. Drinks were not bad, but nothing outstanding and the downstairs bar is just too small. Would go back

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

This was my third visit and I love it more each time. It was my daughter's second visit, she was delighted again. It was my son's first visit, he found it most enjoyable. Service excellent; food delicious. Love the table prep of guacamole!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Each time I come here the experience is continually wonderful!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The food is excellent and beautiful. I especially appreciated that the restaurant has a vegan option (not on the menu, but I asked) and that the server was able to identify which other menu items were, or were not, suitable for a vegan (e.g. rice, beans), without making me uncomfortable. Service is also professional and efficient, even though the restaurant was very busy late on a Saturday night.\nThe restaurant is incredibly noisy, but luckily we were seated far in the back where it was not so bad.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Very nice space with tasty food and lovely wait staff - friendly and responsive.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Excellent dinner and atmosphere.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The fact that it's in our neighborhood is a plus. We're never disappointed in the service and quality and assortment of the dishes offered. The mahi mahi tacos are outstanding and there's plenty of Mexican favorites for those whose taste buds for mexican food have been dulled by the typical tex-mex fair typically offered in other restaurants. Highly recommended.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We had a wonderful late lunch following Juilliard commencement. The food was wonderful and our waiter was fabulous and very attentive. Now I know why so many people say this is one of their favorite restaurants!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

It was wonderful! And our server was incredible. We celebrated my friends 40th and she was thrilled as was I.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Started our meal with pomegranate margaritas and table-side prepared guacamole. Both were tasty and fresh. There were 3 of us at a great corner table. Ordered Tres Enchiladas, Pollo con Mole, and Pescado a la Veracruzana. Everyone enjoyed their meals. The service was quick and all orders were correct. This is a great location if you are attending performances at Lincoln Center. And the decor is quite beautiful.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I had forgotten just how good the food is at Rosa Mexicano. The guacomole couldn;t be fressher -- it's made at the table with perfect avocados and terrific sauces. The special Margaritas with fresh lime and quality tequila are knockouts! And the service is just great. I had perhaps the best chile rellenos that I've ever had -- fresh and full of flavor. Definitely going back!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Guacamole prepared tableside as usual, and as usual very tasty. Good service — a bit leisurely, but that was perfect since we weren't in a rush. My mushroom tacos were bland but everything else was absolutely delicious

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Rosa Mexicano. It was a lively ambiance and wonderful food. I will definitely visit this restaurant again.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The best Mexican food experience in the eastern US! The guacamole itself is worth the trip!

1.0
Poor
Dined Apr 30 2018

The waiter messed up our order. We had to ask for our food several times. Seems as if he never put in the order as we waited over an hour for our food, which were mostly salads

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The only 'complaint' we had was that the service was a little slow. This could also be interpreted as not being rushed. Servers came when called but they were not watching us to immediately clear the plates when we were done, for example. But the food was very good and was a good value for the area.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Pretty hard to make blah Mexican food but this branch of Rosa Mexicana has found the way. You get the feel it is all lined up and ready for the microwave. The tableside guacamole is good but all else disappointing at best

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The place was pretty empty so the bo

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

My wife and I were attending 'The King and I' at the Lincoln Center, so the location, across the street from the theater, was perfect. Our server was helpful, friendly, and he made us feel very comfortable during our meal. The food was delicious. My wife enjoyed Tres Enchiladas and I loved the Budin de Pollo. We had a very pleasant experience and would certainly recommend Rosa Mexicano as a fun meal before a show at the Lincoln Center.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Good food. Spacy floor. A bit overpriced for the taste. Wine came after main dish are served. Waiter didn’t even notice it until we asked to bring ordered wine for the table.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Been there before, will be there again. A bit pricey, but among the best Mex in NYC.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Recommend the tampiqueno grilled steak with guacomole, beans, rice and other vegetables. I thought that the menu has been reduced to a too limited set of choices. Some favorites have been dropped. This is a sign of decline or indifference. I recall chickhen with Mole and leg of lamb.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

If you're a person with a disability, you must leave the restaurant and ask around the corner to access the elevator that takes you to the handicap bathroom.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We are fans and frequent diners at Rosa Mexicano locations on the East Side and the West Side. If you are looking for quality Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, then Rosa Mexicano is a worthwhile destination.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Fresh and delicious Mexican food with a pretty view. The service was super fast and we were even early for our show at Lincoln Center. Try the guacamole and the margaritas. The fish and shrimp tacos are to die for!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Lively inspiring setting. Excellent service and ceviche to die for. Always special

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Doug has mastermined a greatrestaurant idea.! Bravo!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Good place to meet. The food is always good. It is too loud - but who would go here for a quiet meal anyhow? The service can be an issue.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We made dinner reservations before a 7:00 curtain call at the Met Opera. We just had appetizers and a margarita, which was perfect. The restaurant didn't seem to mind that we skipped a big meal -- our bill was about $50 total, and the restaurant had a free table for someone else. The food here is very good and the energetic atmosphere helped gear us up for the evening.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano is still our favorite place for Mexican food. Love the Lincoln Center location. Great food, best Guacamole in city and we are enjoying the new menu. It is one of our first stops when we are back in the city.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The 3 course meal for the whole table (of 8) was enjoyed by everyone...starting with guacamole prepared table side (done spicy and mild), featuring the main course from a wide variety of great choices, and ending with the light, tasty churros. Margueritas complemented the meal perfectly. Great service start to finish.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

From the margaritas (although a bit too sweet for my taste) to the table side fresh guacamole, to the carnitas to the budin de pollo (my husband's favorite), we had a wonderful meal. Ours friends were not drinking and merely shared one dish, but the restaurant was all right with that. Thanks.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The construction outside the side window mars the NYC vista a tad, but that is temporary, I am sure, and things should be back to normal soon. Everything else was excellent.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always love our annual dinner! Special place for our family.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

We've eaten here before. It's so convenient to Lincoln Center. We were there this time early on a summer Saturday night. The food was good to very good, as it generally is. But I felt rushed by the service. They were not that busy and surely if we'd spent another 10-15 minutes at our table nothing would have gone wrong at the front of the house.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always a solid choice, Rosa Mexicano has good food in a nice atmosphere, especially before a show at Lincoln Center. Service wasn't the quickest, but friendly & professional.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

One of my favorite restaurants. It never disappoints.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Perfect location for a reasonably priced meal near Lincoln Center. The service was good and the food came out quickly. I was surprised by the number of young children running around. The Baja tacos were tasty but the fish itself was fried a little too heavily.\n\nThe women's bathroom needs some upkeep- my stall door didn't line up with the frame. the toilet seat was loose and looked stained, and the bathroom generally feels a little grimy.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant. No matter what you eat, you will not be disappointed. The guacamole and margaritas are the best. My favorite dishes are the enchiladas but the other entrees are just as delicious. Highly recommend dining here either just for the best Mexican meal or if you are going to Lincoln Center. We dine here just for the food.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I have gone many, many times w friends and/or family to special ocassions or no ocassion and have never been disappointed. We LOVE it!! The food, service and ambience is always top notch.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano is one of the finest restaurants in the Lincoln Center area and is located just a block away from that arts complex. Don't miss their famous guacamole, prepared tableside, which can be the first course of a very reasonably priced prix-fixe menu.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

You can never go wrong at Rosa! The food is consistently good!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

I felt rushed. From the moment we sat down until the moment we left, I felt rushed to order a drink, order a dinner, finish a dinner, order dessert, and pay the check. When we did order dinner, it came literally in minutes and I couldn't get passed the feeling that my enchiladas, which were hardly full, had been prepared well in advance, put on a plate, covered in sauce and microwaved. The sangria was good. The food was not pleasing to me. The wait staff was pleasant, but overly solicitous and rushed. I don't think I will return to this restaurant.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Very busy on a Friday night at 9:00pm! Had to wait 15 minutes for our table and the dining room upstairs was so crowded, busy and noisy. Not an enjoyable dining environment. Lots of big groups; maybe that was because of the holidays but it was not very pleasant. Wouldn't go back to this location. Had some decent guacamole while we waited for our table; we should have quit while we were ahead!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The service was good (can be inconsistent at this place- like can't find the waiter to ask for a check kind of inconsistent), as was the food, but in our party of four, we were told that two of the menu items we wanted were no longer available. We sat at 8:30. Hope this was just a glitch.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Ambaince was perfect for an early dinner after the theater. Food was great - service was impeccable - atmosphere lovely!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I have been dining at the East Side (original) location on and off for 15 years. This was my second time at this location. The food was excellent, as always, and the bus staff friendly and eager. However, the waiter was distant and inattentive. We waited five minutes after being seated, long after the nightly rush, for the waiter to appear, and he only did so after I went back to the podium and told the them that nobody had come. We gave him our entire order at one time, and so the food came out more or less in a timely fashion, with minimal intervention by the waiter. It's one of those tings were he did do all the service steps, just not timely or with enthusiasm. At each stage, we just sat there waiting and waiting and waiting. When we were done, there was nobody anywhere to get our check for us. Cardinal sin: Don't make me wait to give you my money. Finally I got up and found a busboy to get it and then to take the card, although he had no urgency -- was fixing the tables before coming back to get my card and check, knowing that I had put it there. At no time did any manager touch any tables. We saw nobody in charge the entire time we were on the second floor,, from about 9:20 to 10:30pm. Their service isn't usually poor, so maybe this was an off-night for them.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

I don't know about the kitchen, but the physical restaurant has not been updated or spruced up in a good number of years. It needs a re-do. Most troublesome to me was being seated at a second-floor table next to stained and/or dirty curtains behind which were discolored and sun-faded blinds. I expect much higher standards in a place with this location and these prices. If memory serves, the food here used to be something special, a level or two above your common, Americanized Mexican restaurant. Nothing we had this time was really very special, unusual, or well made, with the exception being the Guacamole made at the table (which is no longer as unusual as it once was). The drinks were small and expensive. This place is coasting and will do without my business for another long time. I prefer restaurants where the cooking has passion and interest if not actual innovation. And one where the frequently wash or replace the textiles! The problems here are management's, our servers were attentive and excellent.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Well deserved rep for outstanding guacamole (made at the table), and knockout grilled shrimp/scallops with spicy rice. Watch the sangria it goes down much too easily!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This was my first visit to the restaurant, under recommendation from friends. I have eaten at several other Mexican restaurants, but never had such fresh, tasty good. All service staff were extremely helpful and friendly.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great food, great margaritas! Little pricey, but it's NYC! We love to come here, wish it was a little quieter or that you could reserve an outside table!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great guacamole and huge selection of margaritas and tequila

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

A very pleasant, reliable, convenient eatery if you're seeing a show at Lincoln Center. The touted table-side guacamole lives up to its billing; it's great, and the chipotle sauce on the side is superb as well. The rest of the menu is okay; about as authentic as a place called 'Rosa Mexicano,' not 'Mexicana,' is likely to be. My chile relleno looked and tasted nothing like any chile relleno I've ever had, and did not appear to be freshly made, but it was edible. The signature frozen pomegranate margarita did not scrimp on the tequila; very nice. Unfortunately, not ADA accessible (despite having been sued on it by NYC). The service was cheerful and efficient. All in all, good value for a ; if you can walk up the flight of stairs, give i t a try after the ballet or the opera.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Favorite things here are the margaritas on the rocks (perfect ratio of tequila to lime juice), freshly made table-side guacamole with warm corn tortillas, black beans and rice, green and red salsas and chips, and the entree with the layers of corn tortillas and chicken. Our waitress, Jenna, was delightful!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We thought the food at Rosa Mexicano, especially the shrimp taco dish, was very good. The service was ok although the waiter came on a bit too strong for our taste. Our biggest complaint is that the lighting was so low that it was virtually impossible to read the menu, see the bill, etc. The oil lamps on each table provided so little light that they hardly helped. We saw diners all around us fishing for their cell phones or other sources of light (some apparent regulars had even brought flashlights) to be able to see what they were doing. I don't think this is the way to achieve ambiance. C'mon folks, you've got a very pretty restaurant, so lighten up.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

As a local neighbor, I find the location and space nice. The food on the other hand was awful and the service polite but extremely rushed. Servers cleared some plates before everyone at the table finished eating.\nBut it would not have mattered if the food was decent. It tasted like frozen dinners heated in the microwave. Not at these prices!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Always great food and ample portions. The service is superb. The best chicken enchiladas with mole sauce!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great location near Licoln Center. Some close friends and my family went after\na play at Licoln Center. Very friendly happy place. Good wait staff. Nicely decorated.\nConsidering the location it wasn't too bad price wise. Would totally recommend it.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Waiter was ok could have been better \nDelayed service but overall a good experience

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. We made a reservation and were seated immediately upon arriving. Our table was right by the window with a great view. Our waiter was attentive and personable. The food was delicious and not over priced for a Saturday nite out. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

From the minute you walk through the door you realize that this is a restaurant that prides itself on great customer service. Friendly, smiling faces everywhere you look, first class attentive servers and just excellent food, all at a price that doesn't empty your wallet.\nOn a very personal note, a couple of years ago I developed extreme Celiac Disease following two years of radical chemotherapy. Dining out can be a challenge but Rosa Mexicano's gluten free menu options are amazing. My favorite? The pollo pibil. Awesome !\nTwo thumbs up Rosa Mexicano !!!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I went here with my parents, and we all loved it. The service was great, the food was delicious. They have great margaritas and the dessert was delicious (we had the pumpkin Crème brûlée). My mom is a very picky vegerterian, so its really hard to find a place for her to eat; She loved this place! Overall it was a great experience for everyone.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Tres Enchiladas were great. The beef and the cheese were my favorites. My wife really enjoyed the churros for dessert. Great experience with very fast service. Reservations through Open Table is the way to go.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great Mexican restaurant with a guacamole without match. Can recommend the fish and shrimp tacos.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great service, very accommodating, skirt steak outstanding and nachos were outstanding

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Too crowded and noisy. Food much better in Miami.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Excellent Mexican food that goes way beyond the standard. The staff were very attentive. A fun place to dine.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Returned after a long time away: the food was still good, but the menu had been greatly reduced. Missed the complexities of the former. The noise level was absurd.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Guacomole which was prepared at table was excellent! Portions very large!\nFood was very good

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Took my boyfriend here for his first trip to New York City. Safe to say we will be coming back here every time he visits! Amazing time, and the atmosphere along with the service is spectacular.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This was the best Mexican I have ever tasted. The waiter made a great recommendation on what to drink. The restaurant was in a great location for we went to Lincoln Center after dinner.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Still great food and ambience.. lovely that less crowded than crazy theatre time.. Impressed my out of the country guests. Thank you.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

It's right by LC so I'd recommend for it's convenience

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The guacamole is great and was served timely. We ordere the baha tacos and the salmon for main dishes and both were very disappointing. The fish in the taco was dry and tasteless. The portions are also too large. We were not even able to touch the rice and beans. Lots of plate waste. \n\nIt is a moderately costly restaurant. In the past I've had excellent food making it worth the investment. Based on this experience I wouldn't return quickly.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The service at Rosa Mexicano is truly exceptional. The staff goes out of their way to accommodate their guests. Food is delivered quickly and it's always prepared properly. The menu isn't fancy or flashy, but everything is fresh and very good. Always recommend it to folks attending performances at Lincoln Center.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

We made a reservation and were seated right away. The guac is delicious! The beef enchiladas with rancheros sauce was so delicious. Food was very good. Our server was also very nice and accommodating. We will definitely go back there!\n\nIt is a pricey night out so save it for special occasions!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great table side guac and the very best, yummy handmade (literally made moments before they arrive to the table) corn tortillas!!! We eat here every visit to Manhattan!

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Currently they are offering a prix fixe menu in honor of their 30 years in operation which is a terrific deal and includes any entree on the menu plus a choice of appetizer and dessert (the latter two courses are served for the entire table). The waiters are always most accommodating and try to alter any dish as you indicate - if you want your guacamole spicy or mild; if you want two cheese enchiladas instead of one cheese and one chicken - whatever. I always love their hot chocolate to end the meal, even in summer, and the waiters will do their best to coax the kitchen into producing it for me. A friendly, good-food place.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

It took 1 hr to get 1 salmon entree and it was cold, refried beans were mush.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Great Sangria! And the Guacamole is the best in the city! Best seating is upstairs, and once they take that scaffolding down, you will again enjoy a great view of Lincoln Center.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Second time here and didn't seem as good an experience as the first time. Our server shouldn't have recommend two guacamoles. There were four of us, one being a child. We had way too much . He should have known better. And way too overpriced at that. Also, had to ask twice for more chips and water before he brought them. He wasn't friendly. The food was good but not great. Nothing special.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Recipes for long favored drinks have been changed...and not to the good (although management claims it is closer to the original recipes). Attempts to obtain former tastes and drinks has been unavailing. I formerly was a regular attendee and enjoyed all of the restaurants in NYC. Not any longer, unfortunately.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

This was my first time eating there and I love the food and the service the guacamole was do delicious I got a second servings to go my oldest wants to go back with her friends and my youngest daughter was to go back for her birthday

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

I decided at the last minute to dine alone before a performance at Lincoln Center. I was made to feel welcome and comfortable as a solo diner. The shrimp tacos I ordered were delicious.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The guacamole made table side is absolutely fantastic. Each dish at this birthday celebration was excellent; shrimp, pulled pork, and enchiladas. Service- first rate. I loved the tequila shot given in a sparkly box for the birthday person. \nAlways great!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

My husband and I love Mexican food and this restaurant is the closest we've found to true Mexican cuisine on the eastern coast. The table-side guacamole was excellent. My husband had the mole enchiladas which were superb. The flavors were just the right mix of chocolaty and smoky. I had the tres enchiladas entree (one each of cheese, chicken, beef) which were average. The chicken enchilada was the best of the three. The next time we visit I will definitely get the mole enchiladas.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

You can't beat the amazing guacamole. It's a must have. I always get the fish tacos. It's the best. My husband tried the short ribs and they were delicious. The service is always efficient. We will always go back. I love being near Lincoln Center. It's the perfect place before a show or after a show for dinner.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Fantastic margaritas and guacamole top the reason to dine. Friendly and attentive service highlight the dining service. look forward to the next visit.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

The chicken dish and margarita I had were very nice, but we never received part of our order, nor was I told about a slight change to my entree, eliminating one of the components. The waitstaff faces kept changing throughout the meal so there was no continuity for our requests. We had a 4:30 reservation (which they forgot to check in with Open Table), thinking it wouldn't be as busy then, but the disorganization and rushed manner of the staff, while polite, still made it feel pressured. I did not feel it was a good value, and I have had consistently better meals and service at their 18th Street location.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Love pomegranate margarita. Staff is wonderful! Food is good, presentation well done. Still enjoy table side prep of guacamole.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

We make a point of visiting at least once a year for dinner before a show. Always excellent service and delicious food.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

the tableside guacamole is always a treat to watch and eat - introduced a friend to Rosa M and she loved it - and the churros were scrumptious and i rarely eat dessert! love the decor - one of the few places i would rather eat in than out regardless of the weather

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

Got in at 5, just before the rush. Shown to a lovely table for two and treated royally throughout. Food was excellent-guacamole, vegetable tacos, served with panache. Good margaritas, lovely evening. Although the restaurant was packed by the time we left, we never felt either rushed nor neglected. kudos!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Enjoyed a wonderful meal here with my goddaughter and friend. Love the idea that they make the guacamole right at your table...absolutely delicious! Leopoldo was our waiter, and he could not have been more accommodating.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Our server was great. Great food amazing drinks !!!

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center has pared down its menu, and in the process it's lost the edge it used to have. Once one of the better, if not best Mexican restaurants in the city, it is now merely good.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

The drinks, food and wait service were all good, as in the past. But although we had booked through Open Table several weeks in advance, we still had to wait 10 or 15 min. to be seated and ended up in anything but a prime location. Our table was next to a door used by waiters to serve patrons at outdoor tables, so every time someone went in or out, there was a blast of cold air. And getting to the rest rooms involved climbing a long flight of steps and dodging waiters rushing by -- and they were rushing -- with trays of food. Next time perhaps we'll look for something a little more intimate.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

The children love the ambience of Rosa. The guacamole is perfect, but one dish tastes like another and none of the dishes are very good.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Excellent high end Mexican food. I highly recommend their dinner menu and guacamole. The mezcal drink selection is a nice touch too.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Everything was great. The restaurant was super busy and the person meeting me was a little late. They still let me sit and order my drinks and appetizer. The guacamole was great. My fiancee had the taco sampler which was great and I had a steak dish - also great. The margaritas were outstanding as well. You can eat quickly and be out in time for a show. Great overall experience.

3.0
Okay
Dined Apr 30 2018

It's a festive, fun place with very good service but the food is not consistently good. It's relatively pricey for Mexican food so it's an expensive gamble. The food can be excellent but it can also be truly average, like it was on my most recent visit.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Service is always very prompt and friendly. Very accommodating. Everything on the menu is delicious! Can't go wrong with anything! Love the guac, enchiladas, sopa de tortilla, and churros!

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

Umm...what's the deal with the bathroom?? Very sketchy hallway leads to a remote, coed bathroom that you have to wait for a male attendant to unlock. Nothing against the guy, he was very nice. It's just a bit unsettling when you're alone. Other than that, the entire staff was warm and welcoming and the food was delicious. The pomegranate margaritas are addictive.

2.0
Mediocre
Dined Apr 30 2018

Not my best experience at Rosa was not my best experience at any location. My arrival was met by a hostess busy on her phone and inattentive. Seating was complicated as the restaurant was 'NOT' busy and a request for a '4' person table was declined for my party of 2. The restaurant was 20% full and I was told it's company policy to not seat patrons there that's are a two person party. I am very disappointed in the way this was handled. Our sever was good, but a bit slow with the follow up's and checkin's on our dishes that needed attention. I think seated outside had a role in the way this was handled. Overall, I love the food and the location. Service needs an adjustment.

4.0
Good
Dined Apr 30 2018

The ambiance and food are awesome. Perfect place for my birthday dinner. Couldn't have asked for more. The staff a