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“Good -- not great -- Mexican food”

Anita's New Mexico Style Mexican
Ranked #90 of 219 Restaurants in Leesburg
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

I enjoyed the lightly battered chile relleno. The cheese enchilada was ok, but they used a mixture of cheeses which included cheddar. Cheddar cheese does NOT belong in authentic Mexican cuisine. I often experience this and am alway disappointed when I do. Certainly not bad tasting, just not traditional. The service was impersonal. They asked the obligatory questions only. That said, if you're craving Mexican food, out of the 3 that I've tried in Leesburg, it's the best.

Thank brewskiman
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

I stopped by for carry out around 1:30 pm on a Monday and was pleasantly surprised how fast they were. The restaurant was not busy at this time but I still received prompt friendly service when I entered the restaurant and at the takeout window They have a wide variety of menu options including breakfast. Today I ordered lunch enchilada special with an order of chips and queso. The food was freshly prepared and authentic Mexican but w/an American flare. I'm having a hard time finding a restaurant that tops my all time favorite mexican restaurant that closed a couple of years ago. I do stop by Anitas in Vienna, Herndon and Leesburg a couple times a year knowing the food is always fresh and prepared to order.

Thank MZ123u
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

I have really enjoyed eating at most Anitas. The other ones have more of everything atmosphere, food quality, service etc....This one need an overhaul and new management.

Thank margaret f
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

One of several Anitas resturants in the Virginia area.
its a good and resonable place to eat.
they offer daily specials and they offer free
refils of drinks.
it a good clean place to eat and not break the bank

Thank bigknothead
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Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Been going to different anitas for years, and come to this one about once every 6 months lately. And that may be too often. I think i may be done now. Anitas of the 80s and 90s was something special. Now it seems most meals taste the same. Nothing great. And paying too much for average food. I kept going back over the past 4-5 years hoping it would be better. The best thing may be the strawberry margarita. Just went tonight with two of my kids, and i think this was it for me. I am just not gonna pay $40 for dinner for three that is average at best. Too bad. I miss the old days.

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Thank rowdies
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