Business spotlight: Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant


Sean Reed

Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant sits just before dinnertime Friday at 642 E. Lincoln Highway. (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

By Caleb Johnson, Lifestyle Writer

Editor’s note: This article is not sponsored by Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant and is not an endorsement from the Northern Star as an organization.

Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant has been run and operated in DeKalb by the Balli family since 1972. The family has balanced raising seven children and running a busy restaurant, according to the Rosita’s team.

Some new menu items include pulled pork tacos, baja fish tacos, pollo del rey, and a new flavor of margarita, prickly pear.

According to the Rosita’s team, some of their most popular dishes include beef enchiladas and chimichangas. Rosita’s also touts its real fruit margaritas as being made with a house blend. They currently have eight flavors of the margarita, including pineapple and jalapeño.

Rosita’s is at 642 E. Lincoln Highway and is closed on Mondays. For more information, customers who are interested can contact the Rosita’s directly at 815-756-1201 or visit them on their website.