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Rosa Mexicano - Lincoln Center

€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin,
61 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-6901
+1 212-977-7700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (461 reviews)
“enchiladas” (73 reviews)
“refried beans” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
61 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-6901
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I agree with the previous review that the guacamole starter is fab. A waiter wanders round and smashes up a couple of avocados in front of you and makes it there and then. We loved this restaurant, and had great food. I have the fish...More

Thank Anita A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here for a business lunch - the starter Guacamole is truly fantastic - with big chunks of avocado - was full just eating that - nice corn dish as well that comes with meals - pleasant fast service - good place to eat.

Thank TheTruthAlways
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm still confused as to the attractiveness. It's not real Mexican food and not that good. The drinks are great but seriously overpriced which makes for a good hipster hangout I suppose.

Thank Boris W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Mexican food. Order the guacamole, made at your table for you. Portions are huge, so order dishes to share if you cannot finish an American portion! Fish tacos were really good, as was the steak and chorizo. Service is excellent, atmosphere v nice.

Thank MrVegas_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in a bit of a time crunch and needed our food quickly, we advised the staff of this upon arrival and they promptly sat us, took our order and got us our food/bill. The ambiance is unique and the food was good. All...More

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cheerful stylish fun Mexican restaurant. The tequila selection is amazing and the food is really good. High end Mexican fare and killer margaritas!

Thank Lila H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at Rosa Mexicano. Before being seated it was fun to sit at the bar and have a margarita. They have a great atmosphere and a unique decor. Once seated our server was prompt and provided excellent service. I ordered the...More

Thank 622meredithh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent deal for lunch special by the Cheff. Margaritas are delicious. Bartender is super. Nice atmosphere.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been a while since we ate here - as part of a group of Wagnerites, just before the 2007 Ring at the Met. The restaurant is literally just across the road from the Met, so we were able to stroll across immediately after...More

Thank Hans_Sachs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late lunch and enjoyed it. The restaurant is georgeous and delightful. Service was amazing. The food was really good, perhaps I didn’t order the right thing. I will absolutely return and have the Guacamole, that looked great. Many great things on the...More

Thank Michaelkasperski
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Susan C
7 June 2015|
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Response from Hewitty15 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe three minutes bar to box office.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-6901
    (62nd Street)
  • Public Transportation: 1,A,B,C,D trains to 59th Street. 1 train to Lincoln Center (66th)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-977-7700
  • E-mail
Our highly anticipated second Rosa Mexicano location opened in July 2000. Just steps away from Lincoln Center, this impressive David Rockwell-designed space features a 30-foot iridescent blue tile water wall that spans both levels of the restaurant and is adorned with 240 miniature cliff divers. Here you’ll also find a dramatic “floating” staircase made of orange and red terrazzo slabs and backlit panels behind the bar embedded with rose petals. Awarded “Best Restaurant 2000” by Interiors Magazine, this unique, contemporary look ushered in a new era for us at Rosa Mexicano.
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