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Rosa Mexicano - First Avenue

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
1063 1st Avenue at 58th St, New York City, NY 10022
+1 212-753-7407
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (201 reviews)
“enchiladas” (29 reviews)
“mexican rice” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1063 1st Avenue at 58th St, New York City, NY 10022
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1 - 10 of 442 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time you walk in, Margarita's that are awesome, Chips and Salsa are GREAT and the Guacamole they make tableside is THE BEST

Thank fredr474
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Guacamole made at the table to suit taste. Excellent frozen pomegranate Margaritas. Lovely Mexican food.

Thank 565BenJd
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times. Wonderful Mexican authenticity. Delicious food. Sitting at the bar you get attentive wonderful service from MIguel Baez. My only wish is #bringbackthemexicansundae ! Please!

Thank AimeeInNYC
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This was my second trip to this restaurant. I love Mexican food and this restaurant does not disappoint. Try the frozen margarita and the home mad guacamole that is make fresh inform to you at the side of your table.

Thank Simon Z
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Have been to most of their NYC locations. Always good! Cerviche and tableside guacamole all I need. Plus tamarind margarita!

Thank MarkCoppes
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, casual with high ceilings. Super Queso Fundido, Guac made at your table, Quesadillas--- and even just the Mexican rice and black beans that come as sides! Very kid friendly- they give lots of colouring stuff.

Thank TravelBugN
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Just near 59th St Bridge, this member of the excellent Rosa Mexicano chain offers the usual high quality, highly satisfying Mexican taste, especially if you're just dropping by for a frozen margharita and guacamole after work. Both are perfect.

Thank TimBley
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We were here for a lunch, and a cold beer. The waitor seemed somewhat uninterested in us, even though the restaurant was only halffull. He forgot one of the cokes we ordered and the beef on one of our dishes. We got to order a...More

Thank Trine I
Reviewed 4 June 2017

By any standards a terrific Mexican restaurant but if you are Gluten Free these guys take it seriously and have a special menu. Busy, good service most of the time. We come all the time when in New York.

Thank doug100worth
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Nice and friendly staff, we came in and although it was quite crowded they offered us a table in 5 minutes. Overall good food and pleasant atmosphere. The service was really fast!

Thank Magicvale
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:30
23:00 - 15:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:30
Thursday
16:00 - 23:30
Friday
16:00 - 23:30
Saturday
16:00 - 23:30
23:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1063 1st Avenue at 58th St, New York City, NY 10022
    (58th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,6, N,R, W to 59th Street/ Lexington, M15 to 57th + 1st
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-753-7407
  • E-mail
Description
Our flagship location opened its doors on First Avenue in 1984 and was bestowed with a glowing, two-star review from The New York Times. From the moment you arrive, old world charm permeates your dining experience through authentic Mexican colors and rustic folk art. Traditional amate gods greet you at the front entrance and brightly colored papel picado hangs from the ceiling. Corn tortillas are made on site and an exposition grill further seduces your senses. With its warm ambiance and outstanding cuisine, this Rosa Mexicano location has remained a perennial New York favorite for over 20 years.
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