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About Villa Tequila Bar & Cocina

Villa brings you a Nuevo Latino Cuisine with Roots in Central and South America, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Spanish Caribbean, enriched and interpreted with modern cooking techniques and ingredients. A delicious combination of simple ingredients and exciting, vibrant flavors, we are proud to offer our interpretation of Nuevo Latino Cuisine!

Executive Chef: Waldemar Oliveras

Our menu is updated Seasonal with new fresh items! Please visit our Website @ VillaNJ.com for our latest offering.

Stop in for our Big Taco Tuesday Specials!

We have a high energy environment for friends and family to have a great time! We have DJ's stop in Friday and Saturday Nights after 9pm. Plenty of TV's for sporting events. We also have a lower level lounge available for private events and big sporting events. Stop in and Enjoy!

Salud!
Johnny Tequila
Owner
JohnnyTequila.Co

586 Raritan Rd.
Roselle, NJ 07203
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mexican, Latin / Spanish, Vegetarian

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 2am
Fridays - Sunday: 12pm - 3am

Cross Street:
N Wood Ave. (Corner)

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(908) 241-0600

Website:
http://villanj.com/

Entertainment:
We have DJ's Friday and Saturday Nights.

Karaoke on Thursdays.

Catering:
Catering menus available. Please email Tekilanj@gmail.com for a copy of the menu.

Parking Details:
We have on street parking and a private parking lot. We are located in the Roselle Shopping Center with a private lot.

Public Transit:
Centrally located on La Esquina (corner) of the "four points" area, where Roselle, Linden, Clark & Cranford Meet!

Executive Chef:
Waldimar Oliveras

Private Party Facilities:
Our two level restaurant, with comfortable rustic décor, can accommodate any type of party you desire. We are able to custom-design our menus to fulfill your private needs.

Private Party Contact:
Event Coordinator - Nelly Nengelken: (888) 407-7192

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Villa Tequila Bar & Cocina Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

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4.0

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3.9

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4.0

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Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Villa tequila is fantastic, my girlfriend and I have been coming for some time now and have never been disappointed. All the food is great, we love the tacos and the street corn, and the drinks are made to perfection. We would and do recommend stopping by.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Food was excellent and the server was very pleasant.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 6, 2017

They could not find our reservation when we arrived, and did not bother trying to find them once we explained we needed to be checked in for Open Table. There were only high top tables which made us unable to stay, because one of our party members could not sit at a high top table. The menu was extremely limited compared to what was listed online. Overall, we didn't feel we missed much when we were unable to stay, and moved our party to a restaurant in Newark.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Seriously good margaritas! Salmon Tacos and the Po-Boy Burrito are must haves!

Tags: Bar Seating, Tapas, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Wait staff was surly and rude and did not space out meal at all. We were in and out in 40 minutes for a leisurely date night. Music was too loud for talking. If you asked a question you got growled at. That said, the food was good but I wouldn't go back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Great place, great food, great music, will definitely go back

Tags: Fun, Tapas, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 8, 2017

Came in, sat down. Waitress came by right away for Happy Hour special. Then after that never saw her again, spent her time at the bar. So we just left and went somewhere that was great. NOCHES DE COLOMBIA ROCKS!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Have beem here many times and it juat gets better. I will tell you the freaka come out at night too. Met aome really interesting charactera here. One of my favorite spots. I reccommend to all. Music and energy ia great. So leave the kids at home and have a blast

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Great :)
Location. 👍🏼

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 26, 2017

My Wife & I went to Celebrate our 2Year Anniversary And we Enjoyed OurSelves ! Chris the Manager was GREAT! VERY HOSPITABLE & just overall a Good Person! Joceline our Server was Very knowlegable of the food and drink menus! Sunday is Happy Hour All Day so that was DOPE! We have been Regulars since the old "SKYBOX" days! The Ambiance at Villa Tequila is very Intimate, Cozy, and Sexy AF! 100,000,000% A1 Date Spot with your Significant Other! Food is Great, Drinks A1, And just an Overall A1 Experience! Definite LandMark Spot in Roselle, Union County USA!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Live Sports, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Outstanding Value, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 18, 2017

Been there a few times. Enjoy the atmosphere and my older children like the place too. Our 730 pm reservation became a 8 pm reservation. 30 minutes behind schedule.
Big disappointment was they were our of guacamole. One daughter went there specifically for the guac. Then we ordered dessert and of the 3 items they serve, they were out of the one we wanted. Should have told us while we were waiting what you were out of.
Will try again but things have to hit on all cylinders to keep our business.

Tags: Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Went for Valentine's Day, there was a fixed menu and the place was really busy! Food was still great though. We'll go back for sure!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Mrs and I the Valentine's Day prefix menu and although the options were limited for my fist visit the food was great. I also tried a Blue Agave Margarita which is served in a mason jar and mine was a very eccentric blue color which is not what I expected from a bar that specializes in tequila. Despite the color it was very good and heavy on the liquor. Great place! I'd love to try their normal menu.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Mrgaritas are very good. I highly recommend the SPICY Margarita. It was declicious! The chips were crisp, but not warm; they seemed to be around for a while. The guacamole was average. The best thing we had were the porkbelly sliders. They were cooked to perfection and delicious! The tacos were also quite flavorful.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 28, 2017

When we drive up restaurant looked dark and uninviting. When we walked in it had a very casual and comfortable feel.

Took a while before waitress came to take our drink order. Restaurant was not that busy when we got there.

We placed our order. Drinks were delicious. Food (fajitas) were the best. Ordered dessert to good. Took way too long to get it. We ordered the Churros. When we opened it when we got home there were 2 and 1/2 and it looked like the 1/2 was broken off. Why not 3?

Would definitely go back. Food and drinks were good. Would hope to get a better server next time.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 27, 2016

Great neighborhood place and great service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2016

We came here for lunch and the food was spot on!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2016

We've gone to Villa Tequila with friends 5 or 6 times. Great food and service. Awesome margaritas!

Tags: Live Sports, Spicy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2016

We are frequent guests at Villa Tequila and always everyone treats us great! We go once a week...drinks are the best.

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2016

Great authentic food

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2016

The food was delicious authentic mexican food. The restaurant had great music playing which created a fun atmosphere and the servers were friendly and attentive.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2016

My experience in Villa Tequila was absolutely phenomenal. Margaritas taste so fresh and has a great kick. The appetizers are really good and entrees are very tasteful. You have many options such as being a big eater or a moderate eater. Also, for the vegans you have options to. Anyone who is allergic to gluten you have picked the perfect place. This place is very comfortable zone. I would recommend this place for anyone who's reading this. THANK YOU VILLA!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2016

Came to Visit Villa Tequila for the first time with my girlfriend, and the experience from the door to our table was sensational! We we're greeted with friendly smiles. My girl and I ordered a couple of drinks, and they were up to Par! Best Guava Margarita ever! Tacos were well seasoned and reasonable priced! Pork tacos are a must have, Our waitress Rosy was very attentive and suggested us great drinks. Overall music was great, the authentic decor was very welcoming.. just a great place to come eat, drink and relax.. definitely coming back for Karaoke Night!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2016

Enjoyed the drinks n food. I miss their old apps. They used to make tostones w ropa Vieja on top:(

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 17, 2016

Great food and friendly staff. Fun atmosphere with music. Great for a group with pitchers of margaritas. Food is delicious. Way above your typical Mexican restaurant!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 11, 2016

Amazing food, cool atmosphere, great drinks, great service! Highly recommend it for anyone looking for great Tequila and tacos!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2016

Great service and awesome drinks def a spot to come back and enjoy with your friends or love ones 😬😬 the staff is friendly and the food is amazing will def be coming back guys 👌🏼

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 23, 2016

I made a reservation for 7pm and when I got there they were packed but my table was ready!! Awesome!! The drinks were delicious and refreshing. The food took a bit but was definitely worth the wait. The service was outstanding! Everything was wonderful. We will definitely be back!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 23, 2016

My first visit here and had an amazing time. My wife and I had the pork belly sliders and arepas w crab meat. Both were delicious. I had the Skirt Steak which was amazing and my wife enjoyed her Salmon Tacos. Lively atmosphere with music. Definitely plan on coming back. Recommend.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 3, 2016

We overall enjoyed our meal at Villa. The food was fresh and well prepared. Nice kick to my salad. My boys loved the chips and salsa. Burrito was overstuffed and yummy. Shrimp tacos portion a bit on the small side but well prepared. Service was a bit slow which I found odd since we were there early in the evening so there could not have been a back up in the kitchen. But if you are going to go, save room for the churros dessert. They were well worth the wait - homemade (like their chips) and hot and delicious! Margaritas fresh and generous. Happy hour a bargain $2 off margaritas and other specials. I am sure this place rocks after hours since it is a bar-like setting.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 24, 2016

Excellent food and atmosphere

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 4, 2016

My boyfriend and I were staying in a local motel for our birthday and randomly chose this location. This was one of the best dates we've had! The food was delicious, the DJ was great and the drinks were on point. My boyfriend is a bartender and even he agrees the drinks were very good, rare words to hear. This was an overall great experience from beginning to end. Unfortunately we're not from the area but we will definitely make a trip there again and highly recommend it.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 20, 2016

We went to dinner as a group of six people - six or more they automatically put 18% gratuity on your bill. The drinks and the food were all very good. However, the service was beyond horrible and slow. The waiter really did not seem to have a clue when taking orders and it took FOREVER to get our drinks and the place was not even that busy yet. After waiting so long for our drinks when the food finally came, a few side orders were forgotten and it took FOREVER to get those too. Needless to say if we had our druthers our waiter would not have received and 18% tip from us - but he didn't care about service because he knew he would get his tip regardless. So, if you can look past awful service, the place is worth it for the food and drinks. I wont be back anytime soon as I need to space that experience out for a while!

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 30, 2016

I'll be back again because the food is great- and I don't know where else I can go to get tacos/burritos that are not only delicious- but also fit the dietary needs of myself and my friends (random allergies for all of us make going out for dinner challenging!).

However- don't go if you don't have time to spare bc service is painfully slow. And bring ear protection because they like to crank the music to painful levels which will force you to shout to whoever is seated directly next to or across from you. The space is too small and crowded to support music at that decibel level.

But if you don't mind crazy loud music and waiting an hour or so for a couple tacos... the food is worth the pain and wait. Just saying... maybe put in your order and then go next door for a new tattoo while you wait. 2 birds, right?

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2015

Meat inside quesadilla was like bbq-flavored, "pulled" beef. Being from Colorado (where they know Mexican food), I have not found authentic Mexican - or even good "Tex-Mex" - food anywhere around here. Have decided I'll have to go to NYC for that. Menu item VERY overpriced, considering what I ordered and considering the poor atmosphere/decor.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 29, 2015

Food was amazing, the music was great!!! Honestly I would go every weekend, cons are that they don't serve food after 11 and that's about the time when you want to snack if you're drinking. So please serve at least appetizers!!! And it would be the perfect weekend spot!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 12, 2015

It's an ok place for some drinks. However, the food was pretty bad. I ordered a chicken quesadillas, My friend had a chicken burrito . We couldn't finish our dishes even though we were famished. I will go back for a drink and make sure that I eat somewhere else before I get there😔

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 12, 2015

Fun atmosphere and most of the food is great. Was disappointed with the chicken fajitas-the chicken was bland with no seasoning and the skillet had mostly tomatoes and onions and very little chicken! The tacos are good though and the guacomole is decent-not the best but good.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 22, 2015

food was outstanding. Margaritas were excellent also. Every tequila imagine able available.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2014

This is a great neighborhood find! Everything about this place is awesome; the food,the all day everyday $5 shots, the service, the atmosphere, and the fact that its open late and turns into a party!will be coming back FOR SURE!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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