Diminutive of Spanish antojo (craving).


antojito (plural antojitos)

  1. Any of various types of snack or appetizer in Mexican cuisine, such as a torta or pambazo
    • 2009, January 16, “Marian Burros”, in Penn Quarter’s International Flavor[1]:
      At this little-plates restaurant, where tapas are called antojitos, even the salads are refreshingly different: slices of chayote topped with crumbled queso fresco and sprinkled with crushed peanuts in a hibiscus dressing.