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Rosita's Restaurant

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540 W Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-2755 (Formerly Rosita's)
+1 760-256-1058
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped while passing thru Barstow on a business trip. It was late on a wendsday about closing time. Service was quick and friendly. The chips were homemade and the2 salsas very good. One mild and chunky one hotter. I had a chili rellenos and a taco with rice and beans all very good couldn't eat it all!

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Thank brett7007
SEYMOUR
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375 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 475 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for some Mexican fare while staying in Barstow. The combo had a little of everything, and all was good. The enchilada was really good. Beans n rice were good too. Chips n salsa fresh and tasty. The service at the bar was top notch, and the margaritas were special. Couple of big tv's to catch the game on.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

When driving down the strip it was difficult to determine a good restaurant to try. We took a chance with Rosita's and was pleasantly surprised. We started off with homemade salsa and chips. Both my husband And myself chose the burrito, which we could have easily shared. We made a wise decision stopping here.

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Thank Carole A
Buellton, California
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

When we travel we make a point of searching to find a privately run restaurant in a town we stop in. The wall of this place said 1948! We're going here. The place was having a big family party. The service was slow therefore. The enchiladas were very good however. The chips were warm and salsa very good. I had... More 

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Thank toadandbear
Las Vegas, Nevada
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on the way home. Slow night Sunday so we had almost the whole place to ourselves. Good service and great food for Mexican food. Middle of road prices and large servings.

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Thank Kerry L
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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130 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This restaurant is not in a great area of town (there may not BE any great areas of town, from what we saw), but it is an excellent place to eat, with Mexican and Soutwestern dishes prepared wonderfully. We had a scrumptious chicken enchilada, which was toasted to a golden brown, with melt-in-the-mouth chicken, and savory cheese. The garden salad,... More 

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Thank BobandJan66
Irwin, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Dark and rather dreary. Service was ok. Food was ok. I think the overall atmosphere takes away from your dining experience. We only have visited once, just not sure we want to return. We like Tex-mex but not sure where to try it in Barstow.

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Thank eah1216
Barstow, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The only time we eat here is when we have to because of a banquet or other gathering. The Mexican food is below average and the garlic ranch dressing is awful. It would be my last choice of places to have a meal in Barstow.

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Thank JulietBtown
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Where do I start? - No atmosphere - Dark and dingy - Waitress seemed uninterested and dropped food all over the floor near us and didn't clean up properly - Lack of food knowledge when asked questions about what would be recommended - Food wasn't particularly good considering the hype they gave themselves

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Thank Loopwork
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has the look of authenticity only. There was a time when this was "the place to be", unfortunately different management took over and it slowly became what it is now, which is ready made food out of a can, and they charge you for chips n salsa. You can tell there is no heart no fire in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 W Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-2755 (Formerly Rosita's)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Barstow
  • Phone Number: +1 760-256-1058

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?