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Anitas

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2251 El Camino Real, Oceanside, CA 92054
+1 760-757-7745
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been eating at Anita's for 20+ years. They have consistently maintained an extremely high quality of both food and service. Everything I've tried on the menu has been delicious. My favorites are Tocho's Quesadilla and Enchiladas Suisas. Tocho's Quesadilla is like no other quesadilla you've ever had. The Enchiladas Suisas are hands down my favorite Mexican food EVER (it... More 

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Thank Chris O
Oceanside, California
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328 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Superb drinks, okay chips, and some very good meals. Service was outstanding. Plenty of parking. Can be tricky entering from El Camino and please do not attempt crossing El Camino on the way out!

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Thank LodiWineBob
Oceanside, California
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The restaurant is interestingly located on a bit of a hill with these huge power generators on the outside. Anyway, got seated pretty quick, started with some chips and semi-spicy dip, but quickly got some guacamole that was all right, a bit creamy. The waiter who we had was very fast and efficient, and recommended me the carne asada which... More 

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Vista, California
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Was here with a friend to have dinner the place looks clean and nice. The service is good the Waiters are smiling. Food is big and the price is good.

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Thank Alexandru C
Oceanside
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We meet once a month and this month I voted to eat here as it was recommended to me by another friend, and we were not disappointed. The five of us all ordered something different, and every meal was superb, everything tasted so good, it was presented so well, it looked so apitising and we all cleaned our plates. The... More 

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Thank juliebC1977MN
Twentynine Palms, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We used to frequent Anita's when we lived in the area so thought we'd visit again after many years away from the area. To say we were disappointed, would be mild. We were a party of eight and therefore an automatic 18% was added to our check. For good service, we would not have minded at all. However, the server... More 

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Thank ddogwife
Flushing, Michigan
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

I had the ranchero chicken burritos which were good (maybe a little heavy on the sour cream.) Beans and rice were good. My wife had the chicken tacos and said they were good.

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Thank jimskibum
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We went to supper here on our last night on vacations and loved it!! Busy but we got a seat quick, service was good plus fast which was good being we had 4 kids. Really large portions!!!

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Thank Jessica w
Bay Area Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

One cool evening in Oceanside Ca. I was on the hunt for a particular Mexican restaurant. I could not find it so, just before giving up I stumbled onto what I had truly been desiring. A clean, friendly environment with delicious Mexican food and lots of good vibes.

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Thank gfruiz
Vernal, UT
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Delicious. Try the lobster. It was my favorite. Great chips and salsa, great service. Can't go wrong.

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Thank Maria M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2251 El Camino Real, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-757-7745

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