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About Taco Rosa - Newport Beach
Experience authentic Mexico City Cuisine at Taco Rosa. Our talented executive chef and creative team utilize ingredients, spices and flavors passed on through our ancestral roots ~ our Aztec, Mayan & Spanish heritage. Today these elements are fused with cutting-edge technique and innovation providing the best of 'old world' culture in a unique contemporary experience. Taco Rosa brings to you the best dishes from a variety of regions throughout Mexico, unique award winning culinary creations along with your familiar local favorites. We use natural grass fed beef for our Rib Eye Carne Asada, Angus outside skirt steak for our fajitas, enchiladas, salads and tostadas. Fresh Wild Sea Bass is featured in our entree 'Zarandeado' and also in our Ceviche. Taco Rosa features a unique 'cantina approach' which begins each morning with the daily hand squeezing of juices. We produce a supreme and unmatched line of fresh fruit margaritas, sangrias, mojitos and martinis.
Newport Beach, CA 92260
Mexican, Contemporary Mexican
Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 1:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday: 1:30pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bring the 21st Century of Mexican Cuisine to your own setting. Enjoy our unique approach to Mexico City Cooking: an eclectic fusion of Spanish, French and Southwestern influences. Our highly trained staff and service professionals create a personalized team which will ensure a successful and memorable event. Authentic and innovative recipes that utilize contemporary cooking techniques inspire our menus. We offer 'on site cooking' as an option. From an intimate 'taqueria' style gathering, black-tie formal wedding to a major event or fundraiser..Your memories are our greatest asset.
Private Party Facilities: With various areas and semi-enclosed outside patios, we can accommodate groups from 8 to 100 for all types of events including, birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, fundraisers, corporate parties and business meetings. We take exceptional pride in our hands-on 'anfritiones' hosts & inviting ambiance. Our creative menus and attentive service will make your gathering wonderfully memorable. Executive Chef Javier Zambrano and his team have created multiple event menus that represent our uncompromised quality at surprisingly reasonable prices.
Contact Ivan Calderon (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information. He will happily show you around, discuss event details, and check available dates and times for your special event. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Taco Rosa.
Taco Rosa Newport Beach or Irvine offers a contemporary 'Latin Rivera' resort setting to host all types of events.
With various areas and semi-enclosed outside patios, we can accommodate groups from 8 to 100 for all types of events including, birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, fundraisers, corporate parties and business meetings.
We take exceptional pride in our hands-on 'anfritiones' hosts & inviting ambiance. Our creative menus and attentive service will make your gathering wonderfully memorable.
Executive Chef Javier Zambrano and his team have created multiple event menus that represent our uncompromised quality at surprisingly reasonable prices. Contact Ivan Calderon (email@example.com) for information. He will happily show you around, discuss event details, and check available dates and times for your special event. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Taco Rosa.
Private Party Contact:
Rene Fuentes: (949) 231-2192
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Taco Rosa - Newport Beach Ratings and Reviews
Good food and service. The queso was a bit of a disappointment. The menu needs to be a bit more specific with ingredients. Lots of garnish and extras in the queso weren’t listed on the menu. Be sure and ask specific questions if you have any food allergies or dislikes. The alcohol pour was quite light in both our margaritas. A good spot for locals. Wouldn’t drive to eat at this location if I wasn’t already in the area.
I have eaten Mexican food across the country (and in Mexico) for over 60 years.
Taco Rosa was right up there with the best that I've ever had.
I had carnitas, my wife had chicken fajitas, my associate had steak tacos, and his wife had the salmon special. All were outstanding.
Margaritas were also excellent.
The manager was so friendly and made us feel special. They brought a complimentary appetizer which really was so nice and tasty too. The restaurant was highlighted on Vista LA and I was not disappointed. Definitely will go back as there as so many wonderful choices. I so want to try the Sunday brunch.
We have been going for several years and always love it. this time it was a much different experience : my son asked for plain Carnitas with some Mexican rice on the side nothing else, he got it and it was good but we paid $15 for carnitas and 2×4 dollars for a little bit of Mexican rice on the side!!!! the lobster enchiladas that I have been ordering for years is totally different from what it used to be even though the waiter told me it was the same . very disappointing experience this time especially for what we were charged
Made a reservation for seating outside to find out they use it for their Sunday Brunch. They did not have a table ready for us. One side of the restaurant had nice white linens. Sat us next to the kitchen. Very load especially when they decide to vacuum one of the shelves.
Been to both Taco Rosa's Irvine and Newport Beach. Totally opposite. I would recommend the one in Irvine over the Newport Beach. The food here is not the same. Had the soups both were over seasoned and too much chilis. Salads were average. Never got the tacos we ordered. Drinks were poorly mixed.
Service was poor this evening. Had to search for our server twice.
The margarita was amazing. We loved how they serve an chef's creation appetizer as opposed to traditional chips and salsa. The mole was the special last night. Our server was friendly and helpful. The churros for dessert are cooked fresh and served with chocolate and are not to be missed. A great neighborhood gem.
My colleagues wanted to try Taco Rosa after I recommended the restaurant to them a few months ago. We were finally all able to get together for my birthday and had lunch at this location. It's my preferred location because I like the vibe and the feel of this location compared to the one in Tustin. Everyone loved their meals and our server was amazing! The must have is the guacamole! It's so good!
I was very impressed with the service. The staff was very friendly, attentive and helpful. It was fairly early on a weeknight so the restaurant was not very busy but that is when many restaurants are understaffed and busy with tasks anyway. The food was fantastic. Margaritas were very good. We are always looking for authentic, quality Mexican food. The food here was excellent. Everything was fresh, local, non GMO, non-farmed. It felt good to eat at a restaurant I could trust wasn't serving garbage. It's a little pricey but the proportions are bigger than I expected. While the food is a-la-carte. My husband and I had to take the side of rice and beans we ordered home. We ordered guacamole as an appetizer. My kids scarfed it down. My husband ordered the Alambre Quesadilla and I couldn't decide so my server, Manuel, suggested the Enchilada DF. My kids (4 and 5 yrs) each loved their food. They subbed a carnitas taco and a pastor taco in the $6 kids meal for them (exceptional service). My husband and I plan to go back next week to try their $30 price fix menu.
Taco Rosa rocks with warm atmosphere, professional & caring service, fun interaction with all employees, terrific dining/wining/cocktails...BUT, refreshingly.....the way one is welcomed, appreciated, thanked sincerely with every visit is the icing on their amazing Quattro cake! If you miss Taco Rosa...you're missing a lot...please don't reserve my table at the end of the bar, though...I'm there quite often....👍❤️
Taco Rosa recently changed their menu. The new menu was easier to read but there were notably fewer selections. Some of the new dishes that were seriously hyped by the chef were quite disappointing. The sides that used to be offered with the entree are now a la Carter so their prices have, for all practical purposes, gone up. I was quite disappointed. Taco Rosa is no longer the go-to Mexican restaurant in Newport Beach.
Excellent, excellent, excellent. Such an enjoyable evening at Taco Rosa. The staff and founder of the restaurant took the time to come to our table and introduce themselves and explain the various dishes. Everything we ordered was just so delicious and it was a nice change to eat at a restaurant where they really create amazing dishes to please their guests.