Rosa Mexicano- South Beach
Rosa Mexicano- South Beach

Rosa Mexicano- South Beach

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.rosamexicano.com/
  • Phone: 3056951005x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch Daily: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Jordan Marano
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Regardless of your party size, Rosa Mexicano is the perfect venue to offer your guests a creative, upscale experience that few restaurants can match. We offer a full range of catering options: buffet stations, pre fixe menus, family style menus, passed hors d"oeuvres, etc. We also offer off-premise catering for groups of all sizes. For Large Party Reservations, please contact our Catering Manager, Sophie Ball for more details at 212.397.0666 x40 or sball@rosamexicano.com
  • Entertainment: On special occasions, we have guest musicians and/or mariachis present to heighten the festive atmosphere. Please contact the restaurant directly with questions.
  • Special Events: Happy Hour at our Cantina Bar- Daily, 4-7pm . Half-price select cocktails and appetizers will make you very happy for much more than an hour.

    FESTIVAL DE HELADOS | JULY 31-AUG 24
    Desserts inspired by classic savory dishes such as guacamole, tamales and empanadas, and paired with handmade ice creams and sorbets infused with Mexican flavors ranging from prickly pear to chili-spiced chocolate.



Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lincoln Road and Alton Road
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: A parking garage is available in the building upstairs from the restaurant in addition to many other public lots nearby.
A word from Rosa Mexicano- South Beach
Our newest Miami restaurant is located in the heart of South Beach in Miami at 1111 Lincoln Road in the architecturally striking new Herzog & de Meuron-designed building. Rosa Mexicano delivers authentic Mexican cooking in an accessible, stylishly festive atmosphere. Rosa Mexicano's menu features a range of award-winning signature dishes, including our Guacamole en Molcajete, in a traditional lava rock mortar. Described by Time Out New York as "green ecstasy in a stone bowl," it is prepared table side and served with house made chips, warm corn tortillas and condiment salsas. Rosa Mexicano is also known for the Frozen Pomegranate Margarita. For this vibrant city we’ve created a welcoming contemporary design, featuring a casually chic dining room with floor to ceiling windows and a travertine bar. Our patio area provides the perfect spot for al fresco dining and people watching.
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Rosa Mexicano- South Beach reviews from OpenTable diners
37 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (17)hot spot (17)good for groups (16)great for outdoor dining (13)special occasion (12)vibrant bar scene (10)neighborhood gem (8)great for lunch (8)romantic (7)late-night find (7)kid-friendly (6)great for brunch (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Best guacamole, good drinks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/15/2013
    Best guac we had ever eaten. Mixed right at t your table and the serving is huge. Stop with the guacamole because the entrees are not good. The drinks are great and the ambiance is fun.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • spice
    nikkima
    Dined on 8/14/2013
    Went for Miami Spice... overall decent lunch options. Sad they didn't have more chicken for entree choices... only a salad. Pomegranate margarita can't be missed! Guac was very good too!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This restaurant was a real
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 8/13/2013
    This restaurant was a real disappointment. The service was horrible, the waiter couldn't remember our order and came back to ask us 3 times for clarification (seriously, just write it down)! It took about 30 minutes to get each course including our drinks and the check. Our 8:30pm reservation didn't get us out of there until close to 11:00 pm. The food was "so so" not bad but nothing special. I would not reccomend this restaurant to anyone who wants a pleasant dining experience in a reasonable amount of time.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for a Group
    BLUE
    Dined on 8/11/2013
    This Location is great for groups and a fun filled night, not very intimate but great fun and even better people watching outside.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • overrated
    lynn8166
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    Worst ceviche i've ever had. Expected way better in Miami. Slow service.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • worst service
    CarlosCalderon
    Dined on 7/20/2013
    3rd time's the charm but the last 3 times i've tried to give this place a chance they manage to have even worstbservice than the time before. This time I had to get up to look for the waiter, there was no service and the attitude of the staff was at worst rude and at best nonchallant. unfortunately for the good food theynserve it seems they cant afford enough waiters and barte ders or just focus on choosing the worst. Very sad Rosa Mexicano that you decided to stick Mexico in your name!
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  • I always enjoy Rosa Mexicano,
    Joseph
    Dined on 6/15/2013
    I always enjoy Rosa Mexicano, it is in a great venue on the beach. I like that it's not too far from anywhere. walking on the Lincoln Road thoroughfare is nice, too.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worst Service EVER
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/12/2013
    We dined there on a slow Wednesday night at 8pm. After getting seated we were sitting there for over 15 minutes before someone came up to us. Once they took our order, our waiter then disappeared again. We were actually sat in a booth next to the bar so I motioned the bartender over to refill our drinks. The food was good although the medium Guacamole was not spicy at all. After the meal we waited around for another 15 minutes for our bill until finally we asked another waitress. Really disappointed with our experience here on Date Night.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The best mexican food in Miami
    RauuuVIP
    Dined on 5/19/2013
    The best guacamole you can eat in South Beach and the best margaritas in town...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 5/15/2013
    Perfect lunch for Lincoln road. Little noisy by Main Street. Veggie tacos a must! We enjoyed our lunch
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An expensive Mexican restaurant
    RobBVIP
    Dined on 5/14/2013
    I am pleased to see the changes that Rosa has made to their menu. Perhaps it's the South Beach menu alone, but the price point and menu are so far removed from Rosa's roots that it's now a special occasion restaurant vs. a regular favorite.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EXCELLENT
    RauuuVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    I LOVE THIS RESTAURANT. THE BEST GUACAMOLE I EVER TASTED...
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was just okay...
    Cin19
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    But I couldn't see what all the hype was about. I've had better Mexican food at better prices elsewhere. It's not bad, but I won't be going back. Also, a bit too loud and busy for my taste.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Average-
    Lornan
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    While the guacamole was quite good (almost the best around), I found the rest of the meal rather average and the potions very small. I would go back for the "guac" and chips only.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • we loved the food and the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/5/2013
    we loved the food and the wait staff was wonderful. especially tyreese. the noise level is quite loud, that would be the only negative about the experience. very lively and fun place. best guacamole made right in front of the table
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite Mexican Food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    We fell in love with Rosa Mexicano on the first visit, and have a great experience every time. The food is outstanding. We wish they'd open one closer to our home in the Philadelphia suburbs!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT SERVICE, GOOD FOOD,
    maxx
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    GREAT SERVICE, GOOD FOOD, GOOD CROWD A NICE NIGHT OUT!!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/5/2013
    We had brunch to celebrate my husband's birthday. Had a very nice time. The waitress was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Improving after recent issues
    RobBVIP
    Dined on 3/28/2013
    I had written off Rosa after an interim menu change that left too few items at too high of a price point. However, the menu has improved dramatically and although I still find the prices to be too high, I would return to this restaurant and even recommend it with a warning about $15 margaritas that are the size of a sewing thimble. This just makes the restaurant look greedy and/or cheap. One other thing: the cold, sometimes stale chips that sit on the guacamole carts are such a disappointment and yet such an easy fix. Run them out warm from the kitchen. Even if they sit under a heat lamp, they'll taste better than they do now.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Modern and Authentic Mexican Fare
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    Great little spot in the middle of the Lincoln shopping district. The decor is lively and well-done - a mix of vibrant colors with a modern touch. The sangria was very good - we got the pitcher which was definitely more than enough for two people! The guacamole was fresh and prepared tableside. We had brunch, and the entrees were very authentic mexican cuisine, which I enjoyed very much. A nice change of pace from your regular tacos and tex-mex fare. The most outstanding thing, though, was their mexican hot chocolate! Now THIS is something to write home without. Folks, don't go here without saving some room for this one. Absolutely the best hot chocolate I've ever had - hearty and spicy, it's the perfect end to your meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food. A bit noisy,but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/17/2013
    Excellent food. A bit noisy,but would go back for more.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food is good but the portions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/17/2013
    The food is good but the portions are ricuoulsy small.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/10/2013
    Everyone should try this Brunch. Great frozen Margaritas! The food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food was good as usual. Our
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Food was good as usual. Our server seemed a little clueless. Looked like he was new. Overall a nice guy but still needs training. We didn't even have a utensils on the table and had to ask multiple times.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Top Notch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Absolutely fantastic. Literally will never go to South Florida again without going back. This is the first restaurant I have written a review about, and as a result I'm hungry again. Can't say enough.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always good, anywhere you go...
    AiredaleVIP
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    It's a great Mexican restaurant chain. It's not necessarily the most traditional, it's clearly an American Mexican restaurant. But the food is great, the service is great, and everyone should have a great time. If you're looking for something a little different in any major city and you don't want to take a chance on a local place, Rosa never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Rosa Mexicano is a tourist trap
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/24/2013
    Making a reservation with the assistance of OpenTable was easy. The atmosphere of the restaurant was very good. The guacamole was prepared tableside, and was excellent. The waiter was very friendly and accommodating; but he overcharged our party, so I would not go back to this restaurant. To give examples: The waiter offered extra corn and frijoles for fish taco entrees that 2 guests requested, but he failed to mention that there would be an extra (and significant) charge for what should have been condiments. One guest at our table did not like her meal, so the waiter offered her a free dessert. He then charged for her dessert. He did it with a friendly attitude, so the bill and tip were paid without contesting, but we felt "fleeced".
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very weak sangria. Not worth
    SeafoodLover
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    Very weak sangria. Not worth the price. Food was fine.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Food, good ambiance but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    Good Food, good ambiance but the service no so great!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service bad food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Very loud, not real Mexican food, felt more like a sushi place. Very overpriced. Servers were great though. Polite and attentive.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • get the guacamole
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 2/6/2013
    Had a good meal. The guacamole made table side really is excellent - would recommend it. Our other dishes were not as great. I had carne asada which was very good. My partners slow cooked pork was a bit dry and not such a success. I would definitely go back however, maybe at lunch time to have the guacamole again and a smaller snack.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • SoBe's Finest Dining Experience
    SteveVIP
    Dined on 1/28/2013
    RM continues to be the best dining experience in South Beach. Creative culinary dishes coupled with the best service I've experienced in South Florida made for a delightful evening. Out waitress, María, was attentive, knowledgeable, friendly and courteous. I am proud to call RM my favorite restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • If everything was as food
    kingbVIP
    Dined on 1/12/2013
    If everything was as food as the guacamole, this restaurant would be 5 star, but the service is apallingly lax and slow, the food was only just good and so we were disappointed. I've had much better meals at their Brickell Village location.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The fish tacos, guac and margaritas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/12/2013
    The fish tacos, guac and margaritas were delicious. The service was just OK. We had to find someone to wait on our table. We were ignored for the first 10 minutes, and the restaurant was only 1/4 full when we arrived. The staff were not very welcoming, but the food made it worthwhile.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food ! They make the
    Michelle
    Dined on 1/11/2013
    Great food ! They make the guacamole table side, which was really cool to watch. Our server was very knowledgeable of the food and of all yhe types of tequila, and made great recommendations. Fantastic place! Definitely need a reservation though, as it gets quite packed.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Table side-made guacamole
    IzzyVIP
    Dined on 1/10/2013
    Table side-made guacamole was great, but entrees were very average.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Had an excellent experience
    SebpVIP
    Dined on 1/2/2013
    Had an excellent experience this time. Food and ambiance was great
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food, but many flaws
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/30/2012
    The music was much too loud. It was bad techno-pop and inappropriate for dinner. Turning down the volume would help; having to raise your voice to be heard by the person across the table was a big turn-off. Service was inattentive and slow. Menu is limited, but there are good choices. Guacamole made at tableside is excellent, but be prepared for really small portions. Thinking that an order of three tacos would be substantial proved wrong. They were actually an appetizer size for $17. Food is good, but definitely overpriced, even for South Beach.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous but be sure host checks in
    SteveVIP
    Dined on 12/30/2012
    Rosa Mexicano continues to be my favorite Mexican restaurant in Miami. My guest and I were very happy with our meals and service.The only recommendation I would make is to make sure the host /hostess signs in Open Table members. I was surprised to find that I received a "no show" email from OT even though I had asked the host to check me in.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was great. Service fantastic.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 12/29/2012
    Food was great. Service fantastic. If you can, get a table outside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic