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1550 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222-3700
+1 303-691-3337
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06:00 - 20:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 20:30
Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Boise, Idaho
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233 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So, what's Coloradan Mexican? It's a great green and New Mexico chiles on everything. Anita's is a great little restaurant with a wide range of Mexican dishes we ordered pork and plain tamales with green chili sauce. This was a to go order and we got black beans to go with it. The food was scratch made, very tasty and... More 

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Thank JimH_Tarheel
Denver, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Dropped in after work to grab something, ordered nachos to go, the cheese was a solid mass, probably a half cup of olives and jalepenos. Completely inedible.

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Thank gdelein
Denver
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176 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

It's tiny and if it's cold and windy outside it may be inside too but that's OK. I've been going to Little Anita's for years and years and it may be my favorite Mexi place around although they'll tell you they are New Mexican. You order at the counter and try to find a small table. Don't look for large... More 

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Thank RussL
Englewood, Colorado
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Best take-out breakfast burritos - EVER! Fresh, made to order with really great chilis and sauce - yum! I'll be back for sure!

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Thank Cristina C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

considering it's in a strip mall on a very busy street it is terrific! We are vegetarians and there were ample choices for us and for everyone else as well. We might as well have been back in Taos NM.

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Thank andrewbraun
Denver, Colorado
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499 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I was not disappointed in eating here but the #3 plate I had consisted of two enchiladas, chile relleno, rice and beans. Tasted very good (too much cheese for my taste). You order at the counter, get a number and they bring it to you. Service friendly and prompt, place overall clean but not a lot of tables. I have... More 

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Thank The_Don_Francisco
Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

I have to admit, when we chose Little Anita's I thought we were going to a different restaurant, one that is no longer in business. New Mexican food generally has a different taste than the ubiquitous Mexican restaurants around Denver. So when we walked inside Little Anita's, I was instantly aware that I was not in the eatery I initially... More 

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Thank jelly6578
Denver, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

This review is by my kids. We like Little Anita's because of the friendly staff, speedy service. They let us get our on drinks. The food is piping hot and absolutely delicious. We want to be regulars. I agree with my kids and could not have said this better myself!

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Thank winophyllic
Hotchkiss, Colorado
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We were staying at the Fairfield Inn on Colorado right next to Hacienda Colorado. I had been waiting to go there for the first time after our 5 hour drive. My wife had heard of Little Anita's and insisted that we go there instead. I was not disappointed at all! A must to try!

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Thank moparmesa
Las Vegas, New Mexico
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Great AUTHENTIC New Mexican food, which was a great find for a New Mexican in town on business! The prices are reasonable as well.

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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
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:30
Thursday
06:00 - 20:30
Friday
06:00 - 20:30
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222-3700
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-691-3337

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