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La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill

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321 Mount Hope Ave, Rockaway, NJ 07866-1663
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Boonton, New Jersey
2 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

This restaurant is no longer a La Salsa franchise, though it is still a Mexican restaurant. Coincidentally, the quality of the food has declined with this change. The change in the food is subtle, but all point to lower costs. For example, the veggies in the no rice no beans burrito are less plentiful and cheaper (e.g more corn, no... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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206 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

When we first walked in I just didn't expect much. Thinking it more of a fast food place. However, one bite in my enchilada and I was in awe! I make enchiladas. I know the difference between homemade & restaurant quality. This was amazing! If I ever have the opportunity to return, you can guess what I'm ordering!

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 715 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014

I don't generally eat in chain places, much less review them, but maybe this will help someone else to make a choice. The chain issue comes in because the place is almost devoid of atmosphere, except for that which is company-approved. Similarly, service is kind of production line - though pleasant and quick. If you like true Mexican or Tex/Mex,... More 

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New Jersey
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136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014

I tried the taquitos with chicken and chips. I ordered a regular margarita. My food was delicious and my drink hit the spot. The salsa bar had the best variety that I have ever seen. Truly impressed. The mango salsa is really tasty. I can't wait to go back. The employees are very odd and make it uncomfortable when you... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Stopped off for a quick bite to eat halfway along an all-day drive. I had the chicken taquitos....a bit too doughy, too greasy, and lacking in any real taste. It all would've gone down better with a cold beer, but since I faced several more hours of driving and was already tired, I stuck to water. None of the various... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Food was a huge disappointment. Visited on a Thursday night not busy at all. Food was lacking flavor and room temperature. Ordered fajitas expected sizzling platter everything on it was cold. Rice was undercooked. They have a salsa bar that you can help yourself to but there was nothing special. Kids ordered enchiladas, lacked flavor and looked like they came... More 

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Branchville, New Jersey
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

...but i am a food snob and NEVER do chain restaurant food. never do FAST food chain food either. we only stopped as we were STARVING while picking up from a local fedex and saw a BEER sign in the window. we had the fire roasted chicken bowl and a beer for two for under thirty bucks and were shocked!

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Thank spartateacher
Morris County, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,320 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

We have been here about 5 times since it opened, most recently being in August. This is a great place to stop. The food is very good and the portions are large. The service is also very fast. This is located near the Olive Garden at the entrance to the Rockaway Mall.

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2013

This was my first time visiting La Salsa and it was delicious! They have at least 5 different salsas that were all very good also. My husband and I at the taco's and we both were very satisfied. The employees were very helpful and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Mount Hope Ave, Rockaway, NJ 07866-1663
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Rockaway

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?