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“Dressed up fried food” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Antojito Como En Casa

Antojito Como En Casa
425 Desert Gardens Dr, El Centro, CA
17604825621
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Ranked #15 of 94 Restaurants in El Centro
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch
Beaumont, California
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Dressed up fried food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

The food looks appetizing... Then you realize the tacos you ordered are really over fried oily taquitos with some salad greens on top. The service was poor at best, but the place at least looks nice. Also, AMEX is not accepted here. I would keep looking unless you enjoy oily food.

Visited July 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
California, USA
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3 reviews
“Estupendo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant serves the MOST authentic and delicious Mexican food - hands down!
Excellent salsas, delightful service and atmosphere!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Heber, California
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Food is homey here. Staff is great. It's a nice mom & pop restaurant. The menu items are limited but what they have is very good. My favorite is the Michiote. Really like this place.

Visited April 2014
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El Centro, California
1 review
“Authentic Flavors of Mexico”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

If you want made from scratch "traditional" mexican....like your abuelita this the the place. Try their caldos. This is not your border region, Tex mex, tourist type, non-native mexican food.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“deep fried crap”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I realize its Mexican food but when you order "tacos" off the menu as I did at least be specific as to how they will be served...My 4 beef tacos came deep fried which after unrolling and attempting to eat the first one was something I would describe as "Grease taco with a shred of stinky beef dipped in oil".........It was so disappointing, that was the end of this mess....My wife told the owner and she said it was up to us to tell them we wanted them prepared differently........GROSS!.....People don't understand the correlation between satisfying customers and preparing your food with care because if they dont care about you then chances are they could care less how your food was prepared..What you dont know will hurt you.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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