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Little Anita's

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Mexican, Southwestern
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2000 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107-1715
+1 505-837-9459
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07:00 - 21:00
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Stanfield, Arizona
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food! We had the chimichangas and had them add fresh roasted green chili. The service was attentive and friendly.

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Thank shaneariz
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

check your order before you leave especially if you live a distance away,i talked to the general manager wasn't good it was more like a arguement

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Thank grandbabies123
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The service was friendly. The food was good not excellent but good. It was quick to get our food. For a Saturday it wasn't busy so there really wasn't anyone there.

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Thank Smilingjourney
Little_Anitas, Customer Service at Little Anita's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we appreciate your feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the service! We hope to see you back in soon. More 

Tampere, Finland
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301 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Really tasty New Mexican food and a lot of it. The portions were really big. The waiter was friendly and helpful.

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Thank Jan R
Little_Anitas, Customer Service at Little Anita's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review, Jan! We really appreciate the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Mesa, Arizona
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We did carry out because we had the puppy. Less than 10 minutes for the order to be done chicken enchiladas green chili sopas shredded beef red chili chips and salsa. Huge portions plus honey for sopas.

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Thank Carl T
Little_Anitas, Customer Service at Little Anita's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review, Carl! We really appreciate the kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I had the chili rellenos, which I've been wanting since I currently live in Oregon. Lots of cheese. Chiles were milder than I expected as was the green chile sauce. If you want real New Mexican chile rellenos, I wouldn't recommend here. But if you want good solid Mexican food, then it's a fine choice

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Thank Carrie P
Little_Anitas, Customer Service at Little Anita's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, Carrie! We really appreciate it. We hope to see you back in next time you're in town. More 

Sylva, North Carolina
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The waitress was pleasant and helpful answering our questions. The food was cooked perfectly and tasted great.

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Thank Antoinette379
Little_Anitas, Customer Service at Little Anita's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We really appreciate it. More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

little iffy about the outside because it looked more like a diner, BUT the people were very nice, and the food was AMAZING!

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Thank racine c
Little_Anitas, Customer Service at Little Anita's, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed everything. Thanks for the review! More 

Cottonwood, Arizona
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90 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This place was recommended to us by a local. It was good food and alot of it for the price. Our server was very quick and efficient until after we were done eatting. We had to go look for her to receive our bill. But we both did enjoy our meal very much

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Thank mrskemosabe
Little_Anitas, Customer Service at Little Anita's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We really appreciate it. We hope to see you in again next time you're in town! More 

Dallas, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Restaurant is quaint and has a traditional feel. The food is above par. The service and attention to details go far beyond most restaurants in this price category.

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Thank Anis A
Little_Anitas, Customer Service at Little Anita's, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! We really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. We hope to see you in again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107-1715
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-837-9459
Description
For a taste of grandma's cooking and a bit of homemade comfort, come to Little Anita's, which has been serving authentic New Mexican food for over 40 years. Named after the founder's mother, and based on family recipes handed down for generations, Little Anita's is an Albuquerque institution. Our iconic flagship restaurant, in the heart of Old Town, is beloved by locals and a must-visit for any tourist. You haven't been to Albuquerque if you haven't eaten at Little Anita's. Our menu hasn't changed much in the last four decades, and we're proud of it. In a fast-moving world, our restaurants are an oasis of tradition and sentimental cooking. When it comes to our signature dishes, we like to keep things simple. We believe in the purity of our ingredients and keep a clean flavor profile. You won't find your food overloaded with seasoning and your taste buds won't be overwhelmed with spiciness. Our chile tastes like chile. You know a Mexican restaurant by its chips and salsa. Have a seat, take a few bites and find out why so many regulars say, "you had me at chips and salsa." Yes, it's that good.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?