The Lady Behind the Name

Mama Rosa

The dust had barely settled from another Revolution in the late 1800s when Maria Jesus Calles-Moreno found herself whisked away from her home in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, and bundled onto a mule to make the long journey to the mountains of Cananea. The struggle for survival began. Her mother, Aquiles, provided for the family by preparing meals for travelers and workers who had no time to cook for themselves.

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    Authentic Mexican food

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    Proud history

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    Strong community roots

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    Celebrating almost 60 years in the valley

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Location

960 W University Dr
Tempe, AZ
2023 West Guadalupe Road,
Mesa, AZ

Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Thursday: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 8:00pm

Contact us

Rosita's in Tempe

(480)-966-0852

Rosita's in Mesa

(480)-897-9411