La Rosa in Menlyn offers a vibrant and inviting dining experience with upbeat music, friendly staff, and stunning city views. The spotless and well-maintained restaurant provides attentive service, with staff knowledgeable about menu items and accommodating dietary restrictions. Guests can expect a memorable culinary journey in a lively atmosphere at La Rosa.

La Rosa Menu South Africa
Restaurant NameLa Rosa
Cuisine TypeAfrican food
Opening Hours11 am – 10:30 pm
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La Rosa Menu

La Rosa serves generous portions of authentic Mexican cuisine, including tacos, burritos, and enchiladas, all freshly prepared and reasonably priced. With a cheerful atmosphere and friendly staff, it’s an excellent choice for a fun and flavorful dining experience.

La Rosa Antojitos y Aperitivos

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
TotoposA basket of fresh corn tortilla chips served with our house salsa.R64
Chile Con QuesoCheese dipping sauce with tomato, onion, and jalapeño, served with tortilla chips.R83
Chilli RellenosJalapeno chili filled with cheese and fried. (*Contains egg whites).R81
Jalapeño CroquetaJalapeno, potato, cheese mix, panko crumbs, and avo crema.R86
Corn Popper (V)Fresh corn with rice, queso, and jalapeno.R86
Cuatro TostadasFour mini tostadas with various braised and pulled slices of meat, including beef, lamb, pork, and chicken (Great for tasting).R92
Chili Camarón TostadosFour mini tostadas with coconut panko crumbed chili prawns, avo salsa, and chili mayo drizzle.R121
Chilli DipperChili con carne bowl, topped with crema. Served with tortilla chips.R98
The Three AmigosA trio of pure beef sliders with usual lettuce, tomato, and red onion – plain, cheese pickled cabbage, and mini Hamburgueso.R167
AlbondigasLamb meatballs, braising sauce, salsa verde. It is served with two flour tortillas.R132
TaquitosFlour tortilla shells, rolled into tubes, and fried with your choice of filling. Served with salsa and crema.from R80
Pescado FrittaBaja-style battered hake goujons, served with Chipotle mayo.R92
Seared Tuna Ceviche120g Seared tuna, dry chile rub, pico de Gallo, and soya lime dressing.R167
Coctel de CamaronPrawn and calamari in a spicy tomato cocktail, cucumber, red onion, lime, jalapeño, avocado and coriander. It is served with tortilla chips.R144
Calamares Y ChorizoCalamari, chorizo, black bean paste and cilantro lime crema.R133

La Rosa Nachos

NachosDescriptionPrice (R)
Nachos PequenoTortilla chips with cheese sauce, shredded mozzarella, cheddar cheese, and jalapenos. House salsa, guacamole, and crema, served on the side or “fully loaded.” Serves 1.R104
Nachos GrandeTortilla chips with cheese sauce, shredded mozzarella, cheddar cheese, and jalapenos. House salsa, guacamole, and crema are served on the side. (Sharing portion – serves two or more).R179

La Rosa Quesadillas

QuesadillaDescriptionPrice (R)
Classico QuesadillaFlour tortilla folded, toasted, and filled with cheddar & mozzarella cheese and freshly pickled jalapeno.R98
Tomates Quesadilla (V)Flour tortilla folded, toasted, and filled with cheddar & mozzarella cheese and fresh sliced cherry tomatoes.R104
La Carne QuesadillaFlour tortilla folded, toasted, and filled with cheddar & mozzarella cheese, as well as a protein of your choice.from R144
Hongos Quesadilla (V)Flour tortilla folded, toasted, and filled with cheddar & mozzarella cheese, wild mushrooms, feta cheese, garlic, and herbs.R127
Steak Fajita QuesadillaFlour tortilla folded, toasted, and filled with cheddar & mozzarella cheese, grilled skirt steak, peppers, and onions.R155
Grilled Chicken QuesadillaFlour tortilla folded, toasted, and filled with cheddar & mozzarella cheese, spicy grilled chicken, jalapeno, red onion, and salsa.R150

La Rosa Sopas y Ensaladas

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
Sopa de Maiz de PolloCreamy and cheesy chicken corn chowder with jalapeno chilli and cilantro.R92
Ensalada PicadaSpicy roasted corn, black beans, red onion, red pepper, sliced radish, avocado, and crumbled feta on a chopped lettuce and cherry tomatoes bed. With fried tortilla chips and honey-lime dressing.R133
Tijuana Chicken CaesarGrilled spicy chicken, Romaine lettuce, cherry tomato, parmesan, fried tortilla chips, and traditional Caesar dressing.R156
Sesame Chicken SaladSesame fried chicken strips, apple and citrus segments, mixed greens, rocket and jalapeño vinaigrette.R156

La Rosa Tacos

TacoDescriptionPrice (R)
El Cangrejo Tacos (Seasonal)Deep-fried softshell crab, pickled cabbage and lime, coriander, and habanero mayo with fresh coriander.from R167
Oaxacan Lamb Barbacoa TacosSlow-roasted lamb shoulder in Adobo on a bed of finely shredded cabbage, pickled red onion, feta cheese, and salsa verde.from R150
Guajillo Beef TacosSpicy braised beef short rib on a bed of finely shredded cabbage, pickled red onion, sliced radish, and cilantro.from R150
Carne Asada TacosGrilled beef skirt steak, avocado, pico de gallo, jalapeno, and cilantro.from R138
Carne Asada e Frijoles TacosGrilled beef skirt steak, refried bean paste, chopped fresh cilantro, and red onion. Served with house salsa verde on the side.from R150
Carnitas TacosMarinated pulled pork served with tomatillo salsa, onion, and cilantro. An authentic taste of the streets of Mexico!from R138
Pollo y Maiz TacosFried calamari, shredded lettuce, avo, chopped fresh chili, coriander, and habanero mayo with fresh coriander and lime.from R138
Pollo Pibil TacosBraised shredded chicken in achiote, pickled red onion and cilantro.from R127
Pollo Frito De Sesamo TacosSesame fried chicken strips, shredded lettuce, radish, pineapple, habanero, onion, coriander, and Chipotle Lime salsa.from R138
Al Pastor TacosMarinated and grilled pork with pineapple, red onion, and cilantro salsa.from R127
Baja Fish TacosBeer battered hake, shredded cabbage, red onion, and chipotle mayo.from R127
Calamar Frito TacosFried calamari, shredded lettuce, avo, chopped fresh chili, coriander, and habanero mayo with fresh coriander and a lime.from R138
Camarones Chili de Coco TacosCoconut-panko chili prawns, cilantro lime coleslaw, and jalapeño pineapple salsa.from R150
Vegetariano Tacos (V)Daily specials are available.from R104

La Rosa Enchiladas

EnchiladaDescriptionPrice (R)
Combo EnchiladaTwo flour tortillas, wrapped and oven-baked. It is filled with chicken, cheese, salsa verde, crema, and radish and served with rice and refried beans.R173
Pollo Verde EnchiladaTwo flour tortillas, wrapped and oven-baked. It is filled with slow-braised pork carnitas, queso fresco, ranchero sauce, crema, and cilantro and served with rice and refried beans.R167
Carne Rojo EnchiladaTwo flour tortillas, wrapped and oven-baked. It is filled with slow-braised pork carnitas, queso fresca, ranchero sauce, crema, and cilantro and served with rice and refried beans.R178
Ranchero EnchiladaTwo flour tortillas, wrapped and oven-baked. It is filled with black beans, roast corn, mushrooms, zucchini, green rice, chili sauce, and cheese and served with rice and refried beans.R167
Pablo’s Enchilada (V)Two flour tortillas, wrapped and oven-baked. Filled with black beans, roast corn, mushrooms, zucchini, green rice, chili sauce, and cheese and served with rice and refried beans.R144

La Rosa Burritos

BurritoDescriptionPrice (R)
Chicken Pibil BurritoFlour or wheat tortilla wrap filled with shredded chicken pibil, red rice, and cheddar cheese. Served the usual way or served wet – smothered in a spicy salsa rojo & melted cheese.R173
Californian BurritoFlour or wheat tortilla wrap filled with carne asada, potato fries, pico de gallo, guacamole, and crema. Served the usual way or served wet – smothered in a spicy salsa rojo & melted cheese.R173
Tony’s Cali BurritoFlour or wheat tortilla wrap filled with grilled chicken, potato fries, refried beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, and crema. Served the usual way or served wet – smothered in a spicy salsa rojo & melted cheese.R173
Pollo Fresca BurritoFlour or wheat tortilla wrap filled with grilled chicken, shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, cheddar, guacamole, and house salsa. Served the usual way or served wet – smothered in a spicy salsa rojo & melted cheese.R173
Carnitas Supremos BurritoFlour or wheat tortilla wrap filled with pork achiote, spicy rice, black beans, mixed cheese, salsa chipotle, and crema. Served the usual way or served wet – smothered in a spicy salsa rojo & melted cheese.R173
La Rosa’ Chile Especial BurritoFlour or wheat tortilla wrap filled with chile con carne, green rice, pico de gallo, cheddar, and mozzarella cheese. Served the usual way or served wet – smothered in a spicy salsa rojo & melted cheese.R173

La Rosa Tazones (Burrito Bowls)

BowlDescriptionPrice (R)
Carne Asada BowlGrilled spicy chicken,I grilled, avo slices, roast butternut, corn, and butternutssa.R190
Calamari BowlGrilled or fried calamari, green rice, shredded lettuce, avo slices, salsa, habanero pineapple, and habanero lime coriander mayo.R190
Merluza BowlHake goujons, spicy rice, shredded lettuce, Mexican cabbage, and chipotle mayo.R179
Quinoa BowlQuinoa BoI grilled spicy chickenR179
Sesame Chicken BowlSesame fried chicken strips, green rice, shredded lettuce, pineapple, habanero salsa, guacamole, and crema.R179
Vegetarian Bowl (V)Spicy rice, grilled zucchini, mushrooms, onion, peppers, black beans, roasted corn salsa, and fresh coriander micro herbs.R144

La Rosa Build-A-Burrito y Burrito Bowl

OptionDescriptionPrice (R)
Covered Up BurritoBuild your own naked Mexican taste sensation: Choose your protein, plate it up with a starch, add your vegetables, top it up with a dairy, and finish it off with salsa.R29
Naked Burrito BowlBuild your own naked Mexican taste sensation: Choose your protein, plate it up with a starch, add your vegetables, top it up with a dairy, and finish it off with your choice of salsa.R19

La Rosa Fajitas

FajitaDescriptionPrice (R)
FajitaSauteed mixed peppers and onion served with pico de gallo, guacamole, cheddar cheese, crema, and three flour tortillas. With your choice of protein or veg.from R178

La Rosa Platos Principales

Platos PrincipalesDescriptionPrice (R)
HamburguesoMexican-inspired dish. Spicy, pure beef cheeseburger, or spicy chicken burger. With usual lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickled cabbage, guacamole and chipotle mayo. Served with hand-cut chips.R156
Filete e Queso JalapeñoMexican-inspired grilled beef fillet steak (250g), smothered in a creamy jalapeno-cheese sauce. Served with spicy hand-cut chipsR282
Filete e ChimichurriGrilled beef fillet steak (250g) rubbed with Mexican spices. Served with chimichurri salsa and hand-cut chips.R282
Carne A La TampiquenaMexican-inspired grilled beef sirloin steak (300g) with salsa rojo, cheese, fresh avocado, tomato and red onion salsa. It is served with spicy hand-cut fried chips.R270
Chuletas De CorderaMexican-inspired lamb loin chops (3 x 125g), flame grilled and basted with Chipotle in Adoba and served with hand-cut chips and a mint lime salsa verde.R316
Pollo a la ParrillaMexican-inspired flame-grilled half chicken, marinated in salsa de arbol, with charred spring onions and spicy hand-cut chips.R201
Guajillo Braised Beef Short RibServed with cilantro rice and refried beans.R213
Carne GuisadaTraditional hearty Mexican beef and potato stew. With onion, peppers, garlic, cumin, tomato, and chilies served with cilantro rice, crema, fresh coriander, and tortillas.R213
Honey Ancho BBQ Pork Ribs (500g)500g Pork ribs basted with our special sauce. Served with chips and onion rings.R248
Ribs & Wings ComboHoney ancho pork ribs 500gm and four chicken wings. Served with chips and onion rings.R294
Chilli Con CarneMexican slow-cooked beef mince with beans, spicy rice, and baked with mixed cheese topping and finished off with fresh pico de gallo and crema.R178
Camarones a la DiabloEight queen prawns in a spicy red sauce. It is served with green rice and Mexican cabbage.R316
Pescado a la VeracruzanaGrilled hake fillet topped with fresh tomato, green olive, capers, lime, chili, and garlic salsa. Served with green rice or hand-cut chips.R201

La Rosa Salsa y Sides

Salsa y SidesPrice (R)
Guacamole (Seasonal)R46
Crema MexicanaR23
Pico de Gallo – Tomato, onion, cilantro and lime.R21
Roasted Corn Salsa – Corn, red onion, red chili, and cilantro.R29
Red & Green House SalsaR21
Salsa RojoR29
Salsa VerdeR29
Salsa Habanero (Seasonal)R29
Habanero, Lime & Cilantro MayoR29
Chipotle MayoR29
Salsa De ArbolR29
Salsa El Diablo – Tomato and habenero.R29
Salsa ChimichurriR33
FrijolesR23
Arroz Sabrosa o Verde – Mexican spicy rice or cilantro green rice.R35
Arroz Sabrosa o Verde – Green RiceR35
Patatas – Mexican spicy hand-cut chips.R35
Flour Tortilla (Ea)R12
Corn TacoR12
Hard Shell TacoR17

La Rosa Postre – Dessert

DessertDescriptionPrice (R)
ChurrosFried Mexican pastry, cinnamon sugar, and your choice of salted caramel or chocolate sauce.R86
Torta de Tres LechesTraditional sponge cake dessert soaked with a “three milk” syrup.R75
Mexican FlanSweet caramel custard and seasonal fruit.R75
HeladoThree scoops of premium ice cream with chocolate sauce.R75
Arroz Con LecheTraditional rice pudding served cold or warm.R75
SopapillasFried puff pastry, chocolate sauce, and vanilla ice cream.R63

La Rosa Beverages

BeveragePrice (R)
Soda Can 330mlR33
Lipton Ice Tea 300mlR33
Fitch & Leedes CanR33

La Rosa Blanco / Plata

ItemPrice (R)
Jose Cuervo TradicionalR37
El JimadorR37
Rooster RojoR37
Altos Platas by OlmecaR45
HerenciaR48
CorralejoR48
EspolonR50
1800R56
PatronR60
AvionR75
MijentaR90
FortalezaR90
OchoR90
Cascahuin Plato 48R90
Cascahuin Blanco TahonaR110

La Rosa Anejo Y Extra Anejo

ItemPrice (R)
Rooster RojoR50
HerenciaR60
CorralejoR70
HerraduraR80
PatronR90
KahR95
CenoteR110
Corralejo GrandeR120
FortalezaR125
OchoR150
Codigo 1530R175
CascahuinR225
Jose Cuervo La FamigliaR250
Patron Grand PiedraR500
Don Julio 1942R600
Gran Patron BurdeosR850

La Rosa Reposado

ItemPrice (R)
Jose Cuervo TradicionalR38
El JimadorR38
Altos – by OlmecaR45
Rooster RojoR45
CabritoR50
Los LocosR50
HerenciaR50
EspolonR52
CorralejoR60
1800R62
Corralejo Triple DestiladoR65
PatronR75
AvionR75
HerraduraR76
Don JulioR80
Codigo ‘Napa Cabernet Aged’R80
KahR80
OchoR90
Codigo 1530R90
CenoteR95
FortalezaR105
MijentaR125
Clase AzulR350

La Rosa Mezcal

MezcalPrice (R)
Gusana Rojo (50ml bottle) – Swallow the worm if you dareR160
Montelobos Espadin JovenR60
Alipus San JuanR70
Los Danzantes Espadin JovenR80
Los Danzantes Espadin ReposadoR90
Alipus St Miguel BarroR110

La Rosa Flavored Tequila

TequilaPrice (R)
1800 CoconutR56
Tequila Rose Strawberry CreamR30
Ponchos CoffeeR30
Leonista Honey Reposado (100% Karoo Agave)R50

La Rosa Margaritas

Margarita TypeIngredientsPrice (R) / Jug (R)
House MargaritaJose Cuervo Plata tequila, Triple Sec, simple syrup, fresh
lime juice
R80 / Jug R315
Tropical MargaritaJose Cuervo Plata tequila, flavored with your choice of
Blueberry, Peach, Mango, Strawberry, and Passion
Fruit puree’s
R95 / Jug R360
Pineapple Coconut MargaritaJose Cuervo Plata tequila, fresh pineapple juice,
lime juice, simple syrup, and coconut milk
R95 / Jug R360
Skinny MargaritaJose Cuervo Plata tequila, Triple Sec, fresh lime juice,
soda on the side
R90
Pineapple Jalapeño MargaritaJose Cuervo Plata tequila, simple syrup, fresh pineapple
and juice, and jalapeños
R90 / Jug R340
Spicy Cucumber Mint MargaritaEl Jimador Reposado tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, fresh
cucumber, jalapeños, and mint leaves
R95 / Jug R360
Devil’s MargaritaEl Jimador Blanco tequila (50ml), fresh Lime juice, and a
dash of red wine
R85

La Rosa Clasicos De Mexicos

Cocktail NameIngredientsPrice (R)
Bloody MariaMaria’s Mexican spin on the famous Bloody Mary. Jose Cuervo Plata tequila, tomato juice, fresh lime juice, hot sauce, and spices.R125
PalomaJose Cuervo Plata tequila, fresh lime juice, grapefruit syrup, with grapefruit sodaR115
Tequila MockingbirdEl Jimador Blanco tequila, muddled watermelon and watermelon syrup, simple syrup, fresh lime juice, jalapeñoR105
Coronita BulldogFrozen house margarita topped with a Coronita 210ml (R110) and with Corona 355ml (R120)R110/R120
Tequila SunriseJose Cuervo Plata tequila (50ml), fresh lime juice, topped off with orange juice, a dash of grenadine.R125

La Rosa Cocktail Especiale

Cocktail NameIngredientsPrice (R)
Cosmo RitaJose Cuervo Plata tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice, cranberry juiceR75
El DiabloJose Cuervo Reposado tequila, crème de cassis, fresh lime juice, topped with spicy ginger beer sodaR85
Let’s Get Loco!Los Locos Reposado tequila, lime juice, honey, and spicy habanero sauceR90
Anejo Tequila FashionedHerradura Anejo tequila, house syrup, and bittersR135
Horseshoe Peach SoursHerradura Reposado tequila, Peach liqueur, Ginger and Peach syrups, bitters, with egg whiteR175
Grande FrescoEspolon Reposado, grapefruit syrup, and fresh strawberry muddled, shaken with a dash of bitters, Campari, and simple syrupR135
Mezcal MuleMontelobos Eps Joven Mezcal with Fiery Ginger Shot, passion fruit puree, fresh lime juice, and house syrupR155

La Rosa Expumoso & Vino Rose

Wine NameDescriptionPrice (R)
Steenberg Sparkling Sauvignon BlancSparkling Sauvignon BlancR390
Kleine Zalze Brut Rose MCCBrut Rose Méthode Cap ClassiqueR425
Moet & Chandon Imperial NVMoet & Chandon Imperial Non-VintageR1650
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label NVVeuve Clicquot Yellow Label Non-VintageR1900
Protea Rose (Dry)Dry RoséR210 / R70
Steenbery Ruby Rose (Crisp, dry, and flirty)Crisp, dry, and flirty Ruby RoséR260
Iona Sophie Le RoseIona Sophie Le RoseR275

La Rosa Vino Rojo

Wine NameCategoryPrice (R)
ProteaCabernet SauvignonIona M.r P Pinot Noir
Franschoek CellarCabernet SauvignonR235
Warwick First LadyCabernet SauvignonR295 / R100
TokaraCabernet SauvignonR360
NitidaCabernet SauvignonR415
Glen CarlouCabernet SauvignonR475
BeyerskloofPinotageR270 / R90
Kanonkop KadettePinotageR350
DiemersfonteinPinotageR395
ProteaShiraz / SyrahR210 / R70
Bossman Generation 8Shiraz / SyrahR235
BramptonShiraz / SyrahR255
Neil Ellis Groenekloof SyrahShiraz / SyrahR375
Leopards LeapMerlotR225
Guardian PeakMerlotR270 / R90
DiemersdalMerlotR335
Terra Del Capo SangioveseRed Blends & Other VarietalsR285 / R95
La Motte MilleniumRed Blends & Other VarietalsR295
Vergelegen Cabernet Sauvignon MerlotRed Blends & Other VarietalsR395
Iona Mr P Pinot NoirRed Blends & Other VarietalsR425
Rupert & Rothschild ClassiqueRed Blends & Other VarietalsR535

La Rosa Vino Blanco

Wine NameCategoryPrice (R)
ProteaSauvignon BlancR210 / R70
Franschoek CellarSauvignon BlancR215
DiemersdalSauvignon BlancR240 / R90
La MotteSauvignon BlancR270 / R90
Iona Sophie Te’BlancheSauvignon BlancR275
NitidaSauvignon BlancR295
Springfield Life from StoneSauvignon BlancR360
Black OystercatcherSauvignon BlancR395
Delaire Graff Coastal CuveeSauvignon BlancR495
ProteaChenin BlancSauvignon BlancR210 / R70
Ken ForresterSauvignon BlancR185
CederbergSauvignon BlancR270
Protea (Unwooded)ChardonnayR210 / R70
FAT Bastard (Wooded)ChardonnayR275
Warwick First Lady (Unoaked)ChardonnayR285
Stellenbosch Reserve (Wooded)ChardonnayR360
Terra Del Capo Pinot GrigioWhite Blends & Other VarietalsR225 / R75
Boschendal Le Bouquet (Medium sweet)White Blends & Other VarietalsR195 / R65
De Krans Premium Moscato PerleWhite Blends & Other VarietalsR195
Haute Cabriere Chardonnay Pinot NoirWhite Blends & Other VarietalsR275
Springfield Miss Lucy (Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Pinot Gris)White Blends & Other VarietalsR395

La Rosa Cold Beverages

BeverageCategoryPrice Range (R)
Various sodas, iced teas, ’tisers, waters – Usual selection of sodas, iced teas, ’tisers, and waters.Soft DrinksR25 – R48
La Vie Sparkling, 440mlMineral WaterR32
La Vie Sparkling, 750mlMineral WaterR50
La Vie Still, 440mlMineral WaterR32
La Vie Still, 750mlMineral WaterR50
Various fresh fruit juices, 350ml (Various flavors)Aguas FrescasR45 – R49

La Rosa Caffe Especiale

CafeKahluaaDescriptionPrice (R)
Café MexicanaCoffee and chocolate blend, topped with cream and cinnamonR46
Kahlua MexicanaCafé Mexicana with a shot of KahluaR75
Café KahluaIrish Whiskey single and double totare availableR65
Café IrishIrish Whiskey single and double total availableSQ
(Price on inquiry)
Café AmarettoCafe amarettoR65
Café LatinoKahlua, Amaretto, coffee, creamR75

La Rosa Caffe

CaffePrice (R)
FilterR28
AmericanoR28
EspressoR28
CortadoR32
Espresso DoppioR36
CappuccinoR36
Cappuccino DoppioR42
Caffe LatteR38
Add syrup flavorR6
Hot ChocolateR38
Red CappuccinoR40
Red EspressoR32
Local TeaR26

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