A burrito is a flour tortilla filled with a protein usually consists of beans, rice, meat, guacamole, salsa, cheese, sour cream, corn, lettuce and more! Have you ever wonder why it was called “Burrito”?

The word burrito is a Spanish word that translates to “little donkey”. It is named not because it looked like a donkey but because a tighly-packed and rolled burrito looks like a bedroll or packs that a burro put to work would carry.

And because of its unique taste and flavor, Burrito has been one of the most popular Mexican food in and outside Mexico. One of the most people who fall in love with Mexican food is The Chef and Owner of Leon Authentic Mexican Restaurant.

LEON Mexican Restaurant is the only Mexican Place in Upper Antipolo City that offers a wide range of Mexican food choices. It is located at 2nd Floor Okinari Arcade L. Sumulong Circle Brgy. San Roque Antipolo City. Mr. Leo Benson (Owner of LEON Authentic Mexican Restaurant) started to take the opportunity to start this business because of the knowledge that Filipino food preferences has evolved. With his love for the Mexican food, passion for cooking and God –given talent, LEON Mexican Restaurant has been serving Authentic Mexican Dishes since 2017.

Aside from the signature  flavors and seasonings used for their Burrito, Quesadillas, Tacos, Fajitas, and flavors of wings, LEON  Authentic Mexican also makes their home-made sauces such as Sour Cream, Guacamole, Cilantro  Sauce, Pineapple Jalapeno Sauce, Red Salsa, Taco Chile Sauce, Salsa, and own brand Hot Sauce that are prepared fresh. Menu choices started off with the basic Mexican menu and now expanded its  choices with more flavors and options. LEON Authentic Mexican offers a distinct menu than other  Mexican restaurants. Being in the business for more than four years now, LEON Authentic Mexican has  become known for its best-selling offers such as Burritos and Tacos especially with their slow-cooked  meat that are cooked for hours, the California Burrito that has become the no. 1 best-selling amongst  the menu since offering it in 2018, and their Sizzling Fajitas, Chimichanga, and Enchilada with its  tasteful flavors. Menu flavors are being likened with the established Mexican restaurants outside the  city and even with Mexican local restaurants, taqueria, and food trucks from different countries such as  the US and Mexico that for the visiting foreign customers call it as “their closest to home” Mexican  place in the Philippines. 

LEON Authentic Mexican was able to establish its regular customers but continuously take efforts in  bringing more new customers to visit and try from online visibility taking advantage of digital capabilities, recommendation from word of mouth, and location accessibility. Being located in Antipolo City, LEON  Authentic Mexican has become the go-to Mexican place for the residents from the East having  customers driving from the neighboring cities such as Taytay, Cainta, Marikina and even those visiting  Antipolo City from Manila.  

LEON Authentic Mexican is committed and passionate in continuously learning and improving its menu and its business. 

LEON Authentic Mexican is on both Facebook and Instagram for promotions and new items. Google  Maps and Waze for easy direction. 

Delivery, take away and pick-up orders are accepted.  

Store numbers are 0921 948 6255 and 0945 3191541

Facebook Page: LEON Authentic Mexican 

Instagram Account: @leonauthenticmexican 

Contact details: 

Ann G. Santibañez Leo G. Benson

Owner / Business Development Owner / Chef LEON Authentic Mexican LEON Authentic Mexican +63 921 948 6255 

Email Address: [email protected] [email protected]

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