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Rosalita's Roadside Cantina

4.4
59 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
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Rosalita's Roadside Cantina is Mexican restaurant and bar featuring fresh Mexican food with an extensive selection of tequila, beer and margaritas. Our fresh Mexican cuisine, once only available in Mexico City, now available in New Jersey.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 10:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - 11:30pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(732) 617-0099
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Rosalita's Roadside Cantina can accommodate all your special event needs.
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Private party contact
Private Event Coordinator: (732) 617-0099
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Sandburg Dr
What 59 People Are Saying
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3.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Server was attentive
Food was fair
Not much taste and absolutely no appeal to the eyes.
Just stuff thrown on a plate
Moes and salsalitas are even better
Oh well will not be coming back

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We party of 8 had made reservation for 7PM on Mother's day. It was extremely busy and thinking we made the reservation we arrived at Rosalita's on time 10 minutes before 7PM only to be given table at around 7:30PM. Overall the food quality and preparation was good considering it was Mother's day but very disappointed with the fact that they were not able to give us table at our reserved time. The wait staff in front should be able to handle influx of customers effectively.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

we had to make a last minute Mother's Day plan and we got there, got seated quickly and got served quickly. The waitress was very friendly, attentive and capable. All staff was very good. Food was good. Good experience. Will go back

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The wait staff worked well and smoothly. Our waiter was very tentative and courteous.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Awesome experience

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

I loved our waitress. Special thanks to her...

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Easter bunny

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great atmosphere, food & drinks! Fun birthday dinner!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Service was and food was even better, this was the first at this restaurant and will be going back

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4.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Wouldn't allow us to get Happy Hour at the bar and bring back to the table :(

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We made a reservation and were seated promptly upon arrival. The waitress was friendly and efficient. Our food was very good. I would recommend this restaurant for all ages.

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2.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Kitchen made mistake in the order. When replaced it they didn’t make new. I ordered veg salad but it came with shrimp. To replace the order, kitchen removed shrimp from the plate and brought same plate back.
I never trust the restaurant anymore.

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4.0Dined on October 22, 2017

food was very good, service was a little slow this time out

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2017

Great impression for first time guests. Reservations were made easily over the phone and seating was almost immediate. Looking forward to another great dining experience! Everything was delicious and service exceptional.

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3.0Dined on May 31, 2017

Everything was great, except our server. He really didn't seem interested in going his job. It was my birthday and my friend called in and spoke to a very nice woman who helped with surprising me with a cake and singing happy birthday! Had a great time!

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2017

Always delicious Mexican food at an affordable price! Fun festive atmosphere!

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Had a very good experience. Service was prompt, food was good, drinks were great and prices reasonable. I will definitely give it another shot.

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4.0Dined on May 10, 2017

Fun place to go with family or friends, good dishes and service is attentive. Get there early!

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2017

Everything was good from service to food

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2017

Very nice Mexican restaurant. Courteous service, good food, nice selection of Margaritas and beer. The decor is nice and the atmosphere (at least on a Saturday evening) was festive and fun. The chips are warm and crisp and the spicy salsa is just right.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2017

Everything was great. We were there for a birthday. Everything was truly amazing.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2017

We were six adults and two children for Saturday lunch. All eight loved their meals.
One in our party was Gluten Free and he was easily accommodated. The food and service
were both great. From entree to dessert everyone was pleased.

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2017

It was my birthday and first time at Rosalitas. Food, service and atmosphere were all terrific! We will definitely be back!!!

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2017

Always enjoyable. Good food & margaritas. Service was good too, 5 adults and 6 kids! Thank you!! :)

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3.0Dined on January 2, 2017

Overall I had an okay experience at the restaurant. The thing that greatly impacted my experience was that we were seated at a table which was not cleaned off and had crumbs from a prior guest that was dining there. When the bus boy came to clean it off he carelessly wiped the table, spreading all of the crumbs into our laps. There was no silverware... and we were not given it until we asked for it after our main dish was brought out to us. Two of the drinks that were brought to us were made incorrectly. Definitely expected a little more attentiveness and care with the customer service. However, the food came out good.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2016

For good Mexican food and vegetarian options, there is a lot on the menu. Drinks were good and plenty of choices with specials and Fresh Margaritas. I had the brisket burrito and my wife had the empanada sampler. The black bean soup was a tad under cooked, but some people like their beans al dente, so its a draw. Your plate arrives with plenty of rice and bans as well and your entree is generous. Appetizers were good and the chips and salsa above your standard Mexican restaurant for flavor and freshness. And the price was a good value. You'll like Rosalita's.

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5.0Dined on December 27, 2016

Always a good time at Rosie's!!! Best food and drinks around!

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1.0Dined on December 26, 2016

Service was horrible and food was not good, waitress mess up our order and we were missing one dish , by the time missing dish came other food was cold. Will not go there again.

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5.0Dined on December 20, 2016

As always the food and service were fantastic.

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2016

Enjoyed family get together. Great service,food and drinks!!

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5.0Dined on November 26, 2016

Another great evening at Rosalita's. Food, service and ambiance were terrific. Very comfortable, no one rushed us. The sangria was plentiful and delicious. If you like Mexican food you'll love Rosalita's. Booking thru OpenTable was easy and there was no wait when we got there.

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5.0Dined on October 5, 2016

Great food, kid friendly. Kids night on Wednesdays (they eat free), definitely a great environment to bring your children to so you don't have to worry about them being too loud or disturbing anyone.

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5.0Dined on September 24, 2016

Good food. Casual atmosphere.Good service. Reasonably priced. Lots of vegetarian options

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4.0Dined on August 13, 2016

We were a little disappointed with our experience this time. We have been several times but this time the service was not as good as previous times. We wanted separate checked but were told we were not allowed. They no longer provide that service. We had a party of 12 so this was totally inconvenient.

Also we ordered the 3 enchiladas and wanted 2 chicken and 1 shrimp by was told after going back and forth with the kitchen and waiter that they will do it but it will cost over $5 more.

We had some with us who needed gluten free chips and wraps and they did not like them at all.

Overall the food was good but I feel the customer service end is going down hill :-(. Don't know if we will be going back.

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3.0Dined on July 8, 2016

Good place to go with kids or just adults. Food is plentiful may need to share your dish!

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4.0Dined on June 29, 2016

We went for a graduation celebration. We had a waitress who was new - her second day. She completely messed up our order - repeatedly - she was horrible. She did not know what she was doing. Thank goodness the Manager came in and saved her. The Manager was wonderful, helped out and took care of us. I never had a bad meal here, never had a bad experience here until this night. If you find out you have a new waitress, request a new one - the female manager is wonderful, but the new waitress is a complete nightmare.

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4.0Dined on June 19, 2016

Simple go to place when feel like chips,alas and a burrito . food is always good and nice portions The cost is moderate .

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2016

We had a great meal; food, drinks & service were excellent. We were a party of 10, including a toddler and a seven-year-old and everyone was satisfied. Table was spacious with room around it for the kids to roam. Service was prompt, we never had to ask for anything....our server was attentive but not at all intrusive. Pitcher of sangria was full of wine & fruit, not just ice. Can't wait to return! Hint: The appetizers (shrimp & wings) and of course chips & salsa were delicious, but left little room for the main course.

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1.0Dined on May 22, 2016

Terrible, terrible, terrible service. We were there for 40 minutes before or order was taken. When I asked about ingredients, our waiter rolled his eyes at my special requests and grudgingly got answers for me. The food was way too spicy. I sent back my dish after one bite and I saw l later that I was charged for it anyway. We never got app plates. I had to get my own silverware from the waiters bin because dessert came with no forks and no one checked on us for 15 minutes after we received it. I would not recommend this place to anyone. Awful.

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4.0Dined on April 16, 2016

Great food, very attentive waiter, bartenders not so attentive and the bar was not busy. Other then that, great place!

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