First Bite @ Mesita (Rockville Centre)

I first visited Mesita in Rockville Centre on Cinco de May, 2016 for some Margaritas and Guacamole. Since of course the restaurant was packed, (just like every other Mexican restaurant in the area), I did not get a chance to eat. However, after seeing the table-side guacamole, while sipping on their delicious margaritas, I was determined to go back and eat!

Mesita is a modern Mexican restaurant in Long Island.  Created by chef Victor Chicas, the menu features table-side guacamole, Mexican street corn, fajitas, burritos, tortas, tacos and so much more. The traditional Mexican menu coupled with the playful and rustic decor, makes for a fun dining experience in Rockville Centre.

On my fist bite at the restaurant, I found the food to be well-seasoned, flavorful and fresh. I especially enjoyed the fun twist on the Nachos, which features an Egg over easy. The Fish Tacos were also pretty good and worth ordering. Based on this experience, I’ll definitely return in the near future.

Check out some pictures of Mesita below:

Where: 212 Merrick Road, Long Island, NY 11570

Cost: Average $35 per person

Cuisine: Mexican

The Crowd: Young, Trendy

Recommendations: Table-side guacamole, Fish Tacos – (Fried tilapia, red cabbage, pico de gallo, chipole mayo),  Nachos – (Refritos, guacamole, corn salsa, crema queso, fresco, egg over easy)

Brunch: Now being served on Sundays from 11-3pm

Happy Hour: Half priced apps and drinks from 4-7pm, weekdays

Good for: late night,  trendy bar scene, date night

Full Menu here.

Mesita Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Ash Renee

Ash Renee, is an NYC Real Estate/Business Lawyer, Consultant, and Blogger. A New York transplant for the last 10 years, Ash loves exploring the NYC restaurants, fashion, and the black professional social scene. Ash was born and raised in Chicago.

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