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BEST NEIGHBORHOOD MEXICAN RESTAURANT, CENTRAL PHOENIX Phoenix 2007 - Rosita's Place

Rosita\'s Place

Rosita's Place

2310 E. McDowell Road

Phoenix, AZ 85006

602-244-9779

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We couldn't dream up a better neighborhood Mexican joint than Rosita's Place. It's got that been-there-forever charm — with rustic décor, and a bubbling water fountain that flows into a tiny fish pond — along with welcoming service from waitresses decked out in ruffled dresses. The prices are old school, too. This is the kind of restaurant where you can feast for less than 10 bucks, and feed yourself well for around five.

As for the food itself, Rosita's Sonoran specialties always hit the spot. The salsas here are great, and definitely worth the extra buck it'll cost you for chips. Machaca is memorable, too, and you can eat it any which way — in a burro or taco, on a chimichanga, or straight-up, with a pile of warm tortillas. Enchiladas topped with red or green chili sauce, top-notch albondigas, mouth-watering mole, and fluffy, cheesy chile rellenos are just a few of the dishes that've kept us coming back here time and time again. The thick, creamy flan is reason enough to stop by, and the place does a fine Mexican-style breakfast as well. Every neighborhood should be lucky enough to have an old faithful like Rosita's Place.

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Ed B
Ed B

Went today for the 1st time, (3/11/08) approx 11:30 AM.It was busy so we knew the food had to be good.We were NOT disapointed.The portions were big and the food fresh,the prices were very affordable.I'm a big eater, and I was full.We will be back again!!

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