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“Like dining in a friend's comfy kitchen” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Chocita Grill

La Chocita Grill
Ranked #32 of 211 Restaurants in Leesburg
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Central American, Peruvian, Spanish, South American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Northern Virginnie
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61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Like dining in a friend's comfy kitchen”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2011

We have been to La Chocita Grill a few times, and recently went there with friends. My friend's first comment upon entering the restaurant was, "This is just like eating in someone's kitchen!" and she is totally right - comfy chairs, colorful throws on the table, and the warm colors of the dining room make it feel like a home.
Their menu is extensive, and food is freshly prepared and cooked to order. They have no bar, and that adds to the cozy kitchen-y atmosphere. The specialty seems to be their delicious chicken and although they have food from Mexico, Latin, and South America on the menu, everything looks and smells delicious! I am especially fond of their cheese and pork pupusa, served with its wonderful cabbage slaw! Their combo plate has a bit of everything and seemed to be very popular the night we were there. But the next time, I will be ordering their amazing seafood soup/stew, especially after inhaling its aroma as it was served to a fellow diner. It will be just perfect, now that winter's arrived!

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Leesburg, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Won't be back”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2011

We went with high hopes. How can you mess up chips and salsa? Stale/hard chips, watery salsa. Combo platter was fair at best. Shared with companion, and was his assessment as well. He had chicken as part of his meal, and that was good. We skipped the planned fried ice cream as we were so unimpressed. Huge disappointment.

  • Visited April 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank LostCorner
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Leesburg, VA
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Go to La Chocita”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2010

After eating there many times, I can say everything is delicious! Prices are excellent and the portions are generous. One good clue: Many of the customers are Latino.

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Washington, DC
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great food and friendly staff1”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2010

My family loves La Chocita Grill. The food is fantastic--Peruvian chicken and other specialties, plus things we'd think of as more Mexican, like tacos. The servers remembered us even though it had been several months since our last visit. They are always very friendly and love talking with my toddler. One waitress was even teaching her to count in Spanish. The restaurant is small and has a bit of outdoor seating in the back. The food is moderately priced, and you get lots of it, so it's a great value.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank travelsuze
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