10. Hacienda De Rosa’s
2139 E McKellips Rd
Mesa AZ 85213
Located in north Mesa, Rosa’s offers indoor and outdoor dining as if you were in the heart of Old Mexico. If you ask someone about Rosa’s, you may get mixed reviews. This location went under new ownership about a year ago, and while there may have been some hiccups in the early days, management has most definitely made the proper changes to elicit success. The beautifully designed patio spaces create a perfectly charming atmosphere.
Modeled after classic Mexican villas, the hacienda has high ceilings, beautiful tile craftsmanship, and an overall relaxing ambiance. Rosa’s also has something to be said about their service; the employees are knowledgeable, attentive, and honest. The menu models that of the old “Tia Rosa’s”, encompassing old favorites for locals to continue to enjoy. The food is authentic and fresh, and the classic dishes incorporate a flavor unique to Rosa’s.
If you stop in, try a signature chimichanga paired with a refreshing margarita. Need a quick bite? A distinct feature of the Rosa’s location is the street side taco shop. With a multitude of options, Hacienda De Rosa’s will undoubtedly hit the spot.