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Rosa Mexicano - Los Angeles

1202 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
In 1984, Rosa Mexicano set a new standard for Mexican cuisine when it first opened on the Upper East Side of New York City. Having served legions of fans for 25 years, we are thrilled to bring Rosa Mexicano's signature brand of authentic Mexican cooking in a relaxed, stylish setting to the West Coast for the first time. The 205-seat restaurant debuts at L.A. Live, a 5.6 million-square-foot sports and entertainment development in the heart of the revitalized downtown area, alongside many of the city's greatest attractions, including the Staples Center and Nokia Theatre. Bathed in our signature vibrant hues, this location features our award-winning guacamole en molcajete, our signature frozen pomegranate margaritas, modern architectural elements, flexible private dining options and comfortable outdoor patio seating--a perfect environment to introduce you to the festive atmosphere and delicious cuisine of Rosa Mexicano.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of operation
Daily, 11:30am - 4:00pm

Sunday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm,
Thursday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:30pm

Monday - Friday, 4:00pm- 7:00 pm (bar and lounge only)
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Phone number
(213) 746-0001
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Ben Diaz
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Off-site catering is available. We offer a full range of catering options: buffet stations, pre fixe menus, family style menus, passed hors d'ouvres, etc. We also offer off-premise catering for groups of all sizes. For Large Party Reservations, please contact our Catering Manager, Breé Theriault, or 415.874.4305
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Cross street
S. Figueroa Street
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Parking details
Public timed parking available at L.A. LIVE in Lot E (East Garage) or Lot W (West Garage); valet parking in Lot E only. If attending an event, flat rate parking is also available.

Validated parking info: Please request a validated parking pass from your server or host. It is good for 2 hours for the LOT E Garage only. Call the restaurant for more details.
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Public transit
7 Minute Walk from Metro Red Line (7th Metro Center) and 3 minute Walk from Metro Blue Line (Pico Station).
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Special events & promotions
Mon - Fri, 4-7pm at the Bar
Specially priced Margaritas, Sangría y Cervezas!

Mexico City Cantina Fare
$8.5 Tacos, Quesadillas, Antojitos y mas – Served All Day at The Bar
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Gift Card
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Rosa Mexicano's dramatic spaces are designed for affairs of all types, from large dinner parties and cocktail receptions to the most intimate of gatherings. To start planning your next event, please contact Camille Karimzad.

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What 1202 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

Server seemed too busy for us. Doubt she was sitting down doing nothing; however why would refilling water be so complicated. Was i suppose to keep ordering alcohol for better service? Thanks to management who was walking by that I finally received a refill AFTER eating my diner. Chile relleno needs a refresh. Carnitas are bombs. $40 parking is definitely too much. The OpenTable experience was nice. Shame the restaurant is not up to par. Rosa Mexicano there wont be a next time.

2.0  Dined 3 days ago

The portions are small. I got only part of my food n was still charged the total amount. Would not recommend to anyone

AdamK (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

The service was excellent food was great will be back to try more items from menu

ElizabethF (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

So I am walking in with my family very excited to try this restaurant(Valentine’s Day @ 1pm) and the front person a girl with a black blazer that suppose to greet us with a big smile had the worst attitude and made us feel uncomfortable like we didn’t belong there. So I’m trying to make conversation to break the ice well it didn’t work. She literally just threw the menu at us it was bad, I remained calm because it was a special day with my mother and son. She needs to humble herself. But as soon as our table server approached our table(black lady) she made everything perfect my expectations were met thanks to her. This restaurant needs to hire more people like her not like the girl at the front. Most likely I will never go back just to not deal with a bad experience again.

BrisaR (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We had a pleasant evening there. My friend loved the signature pomegranate margaritas. Service was wonderful.

AdrianArv (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Portions of food are small but quality is good (don't come hungry); Really good chips/salsa and the Cadillac Margarita is great! Atmosphere is just right (not busy) and the décor is spot-on. Overall good experience and perfect for a date (you may want to snack before coming).

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Me and some friends decided to eat here after exploring the Grammy Museum. First of all, the guacamole is a must!! They make it right in front of you and it is absolutely amazing! I had the eggs Benedict... which comes with a small portion of potatoes. I love that the portions were just the right size. The eggs Benedict is on sopas, which is good, but a little too on the crunchy side for me. I tried the Mexican Colada, which is served in a very cute little Terra cota was yummy & refreshing! Nice atmosphere...good service...decent pricing...I’d definitely go again!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Waiters and chefs were very unaccommodating. Food was extremely overpriced and not that great. Overall disappointing.

Ltgplus2 (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

My family and I have been here several times, however, this weekend, my daughter, her boyfriend and another couple went. They said service was "ok" food was "bad". I asked if they complained and they said no (they are in their 20's and shy) They just said they went to the game and ate there instead. Their final words when I said I was sorry they had a bad meal, was "Let's never go there again, too many other restaurants to choose from in the area"

vipTracy (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

If you have an event at LA Live or staples center - it's a great place to have a meal. Love the all you can eat rice and beans. Food was overall really good - but definitely a little pricey. Margaritas are on the weak side - we had to order shots to supplement so it got expensive. But overall great experience.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Diego)
1.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Service was terrible - server didn't show up to take my drink order for 20 minutes until after I arrived. Forgot to bring plate for side dishes. Really unfortunate experience. Wouldn't recommend until they get their act together.

vipTaiyaki (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Servers are very friendly. Service is very slow, make sure you have time for a leisurely meal. Food is tasty. Overall enjoyable and will likely return.

Jimrad (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Great as always. Tried some new appetizers and they were extremely tasty. The nachos de tres quesos were my favorite. I had the chicken, next time I will try the beef....yum Flautas are also a must try. Love this place before any events in the LA Live center.

Yummmy (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Food and service is always been top notch

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Great service and staff. Table side Gauc is a must have.

Heading to a concert or LA Live event and need a great meal with great service, this is your place.