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Rosalita's Cantina

1229 Washington Ave. St. Louis, MO 63103 | St. Louis - Washington Avenue | 314-621-2700

Location Description:

Rosalita's Cantina isn't merely just another burrito/quesadilla/chimichanga joint - though all three of those dishes are available - but it isn't quite a white-tablecloth Mexican restaurant, either. In this striking loft-district space, McGowan Brothers Development attempt to offer the best of both worlds: familiar fare like burritos, enchiladas and guacamole, as well as more intriguing dishes. Among these, the duck mole is a standout, and an appetizer of roasted jalapeños stuffed with shrimp, corn, garlic and Oaxaca cheese is a nice change of pace. The margaritas are well-executed, made from the holy trinity: tequila, Grand Marnier and freshly squeezed lime juice.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Mexican, Tex-Mex
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Meters, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Catering, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible

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