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Antojito Como En Casa

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425 Desert Gardens Dr, El Centro, CA 92243-4748
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Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We ate at Antojito for lunch on a recent family road trip. The restaurant is a couple of blocks off of the Interstate, but it was easy to find. Being from Texas, we're salsa snobs, and theirs was excellent. The chicken enchilada with green sauce was also first rate. The staff were all friendly, the service was prompt, and the... More 

Thank Mustang97
El Centro, California
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I've heard people say this place has won awards for their food. Seriously I don't know how! Small place, poor service and terrible food. I didn't care for it at all. We won't be going back there.

Thank 843stevenv
Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

Antojito's is a small Mexican restaurant in El Centro, California. The food was good and the salsa even better. One was a green salsa which I suspect was a tomatillo creation and the other seemed to be mostly roasted green chili, hot and tasty. I had the green chicken enchiladas with a tangy salsa on it. Everything was very well... More 

Thank Kahnster
Salt Lake City
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

This little 'hole in the wall" has Great Mexican food .. their specialty is lamb baked with spices served with fresh homemade tortillas and 'fixings." It is not always available -- ask for when it will be and show up early !!

Thank BirdsNBees
El Centro, California
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

I love the food at this restaurant. Every dish that my family and I have ordered has been delicious, authentic and beautifully presented. Another reason to visit is their "aguas" which are made fresh each day.

Thank Sylvia A
Yuma, Arizona
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440 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Antojitos Como EN Casa, El Centro, Ca. 6/25/15 While shopping for cars in Imperial, Ca. someone suggested we give this little Mexican restaurant a try. It is located just off the main road (Hwy 85) on a side street. The servers were very friendly, place was clean and food very good. I must say that you should serve hot food... More 

Thank Emry L
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2015

Step into this restaurant and feel like you're in someone's home kitchen in Mexico. The food was authentic and delicious. The salsas (both green and red) were outstanding and had just the right amount of heat; they tasted like the vegetables were fresh from the garden that morning. I tried the chicken verde enchiladas which came with three smothered enchiladas,... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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93 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

We were with business associates that have dined here before, and upon first impression, the décor was inviting. We were promptly greeted and served two types of salsas. One was a green roasted chili salsa...delicious! However, the tasteless chips accompanying the salsas were thick and over-fried. Three of our four breakfast entrees arrived. As we waited for the fourth to... More 

Thank Diane M
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Best lamb mixiote!!! Their "Aguas frescas" are unique and flavorful. Great place to eat and enjoy real mexican cousine!

Thank Veronica F
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stopped here on a 10 day road trip across Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Southern California, Arizona and New Mexico and this, hands down, was the best place we ate at the whole time. It's more 'mom's kitchen' then gourmet but that's what made it so amazing. Just solid, home cooked Mexican food. Not only that but the waiter was awesome.... More 

1 Thank David T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Desert Gardens Dr, El Centro, CA 92243-4748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: 17604825621

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?