FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders
Taqueria El Farolito is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

1. Taqueria El Farolito

9.1
2779 Mission St (at 24th St), San Francisco, CA
Restaurante mexicano · Mission District · 391 tips y reseñas

GourmetLiveGourmetLive: Food blogger Stephanie Stiavetti says, “Their food is incredible and... they’re open until almost 3 a.m.! Fresh avocados and a ton of shredded cheese on every super burrito? Yes, please.”

La Taqueria is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

2. La Taqueria

9.2
2889 Mission St (at 25th St), San Francisco, CA
Restaurante de burritos · Mission District · 443 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: La Taqueria continues to lead the pack with unwavering rave reviews for its sublime, spot-on Mexico staples. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

Lolita's Taco Shop is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

3. Lolita's Taco Shop

8.7
7305 Clairemont Mesa Blvd (at Ruffner St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante mexicano · Kearny Mesa · 74 tips y reseñas

Vishal K.Vishal Kotcherlakota: my favorite place to go for a California burrito. fries are crispy and the burrito is stuffed.

Manuel's Original El Tepeyac Cafe is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

4. Manuel's Original El Tepeyac Cafe

8.5
812 N Evergreen Ave, Los Ángeles, CA
Restaurante mexicano · Boyle Heights · 97 tips y reseñas

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: You’ve got to sample some of the best Mexican food in the country, including the guacamole and burritos. – Adam Richman, Man v. Food Leer más.

Al & Bea's Mexican Food is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

5. Al & Bea's Mexican Food

8.1
2025 E 1st St (at N St Louis St), Los Ángeles, CA
Restaurante mexicano · Boyle Heights · 45 tips y reseñas

Ducky D.Ducky Duck: Bean & cheese burrito with green sauce

Athenian Burgers is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

6. Athenian Burgers

6.3
8511 La Palma Ave (at Dale Ave), Buena Park, CA
Restaurante americano · 17 tips y reseñas

Alfred C.Alfred Chin: Chile verde wet burrito is the way to go here!

La Azteca Tortilleria is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

7. La Azteca Tortilleria

8.8
4538 E Cesar E Chavez Ave (Ford), Los Ángeles, CA
Restaurante latinoamericano · 25 tips y reseñas

Serious EatsSerious Eats: One of the few places offering handmade flour tortillas. Grab a few to take home or order a burrito on the spot - we like the chile relleno.

Chando's Tacos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

8. Chando's Tacos

8.3
863 Arden Way (at Empress St), Sacramento, CA
Restaurante mexicano · North Sacramento · 70 tips y reseñas
El Chato Taco Truck is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

9. El Chato Taco Truck

8.7
5300 W Olympic Blvd (at La Brea Ave), Los Ángeles, CA
Carrito de comida · 68 tips y reseñas

JennJenn: They usually arrive around 730pm. Good for cheap late night cravings & after club eats. $1 small street tacos & $4 burritos & quesadillas. Try the carne asada tacos & quesadillas.

Dos Chinos Truck is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

10. Dos Chinos Truck

7.5
(Greater Orange County Area), Condado de Orange, CA
Carrito de comida · The Colony · 14 tips y reseñas

StephanieStephanie: It's all about the Cali burrito! Ask for a side of garlic fries = food bliss

HRD is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

11. HRD

521A 3rd St (btwn Bryant St & S Pk Ave), San Francisco, CA
Restaurante coreano · SoMa · 253 tips y reseñas

Benjy W.Benjy Weinberger: Kimchee burrito is tasty!

Lucha Libre is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

12. Lucha Libre

8.6
1810 W Washington St (at India St), San Diego, CA
Restaurante de tacos · Midtown · 257 tips y reseñas

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Try the Surfin' California Burrito -- a steak, shrimp and french-fry-filled concoction that puts the smackdown on standard taqueria fare. As seen on Man v Food.

Rosa Maria Drive In is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

13. Rosa Maria Drive In

8.4
4202 N Sierra Way, San Bernardino, CA
Restaurante mexicano · 38 tips y reseñas

Keri M.Keri Maijala: The garbage burrito is their specialty.

14. Spencer Makenzie's Fish Company

8.7
806 E Thompson Blvd (at S Ash St.), Ventura, CA
Marisquería · 67 tips y reseñas

Grace M.Grace Morris: Must get giant fish taco! Best there is and use caribbean sauce or another house sauce, amazing. Hard to just eat one!

Taqueria Cancún is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

15. Taqueria Cancún

8.9
2288 Mission St (at 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Restaurante de tacos · Mission District · 296 tips y reseñas

Ernie H.Ernie Hsiung: Go to Taqueria Cancun. Get any super burrito. Expect to only eat a half of it as it's filled to the gills with beans and meat and rice and avocado. (ridiculously worth it, tho.)

El Zarape is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

16. El Zarape

8.7
4642 Park Blvd (btwn Adams & Madison Ave), San Diego, CA
Restaurante mexicano · University Heights · 176 tips y reseñas

MattersOfGrey.comMattersOfGrey.com: Others have said it, but the Veggie Burrito here is really good.

17. Frontier Restaurant

8.7
2400 Central Ave SE (at Cornell Dr SE), Albuquerque, NM
Restaurante mexicano · University Heights · 192 tips y reseñas

Terri J.Terri Jenkins: The Frontier burrito with a healthy dose of green chili stew on top. OMG... it's wonderful! Leer más.

Carolina's Mexican Food is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

18. Carolina's Mexican Food

8.6
1202 E Mohave St, Phoenix, AZ
Restaurante mexicano · Central City · 74 tips y reseñas

M2M2: The bean burros! Plain and simple.

Delicious Mexican Eatery is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

19. Delicious Mexican Eatery

8.5
3314 Fort Blvd, El Paso, TX
Restaurante mexicano · 4 tips y reseñas

EvelynEvelyn: Gorditas are the best!

Illegal Pete's is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

20. Illegal Pete's

8.5
1530 16th St (at Wazee St), Denver, CO
Restaurante mexicano · LoDo · 137 tips y reseñas

Jason M.Jason M.: It's what Chipotle can never be. Leer más.

21. Cabo Bob's

8.3
500 E Ben White Blvd (Warehouse Row), Austin, TX
Restaurante de burritos · St. Edwards · 79 tips y reseñas

Alonso R.Alonso Robles: Try the queso in your next burrito.

Duran Central Pharmacy is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

22. Duran Central Pharmacy

8.4
1815 Central Ave NW (at San Pasquale Av SW), Albuquerque, NM
Restaurante mexicano · 13 tips y reseñas

Brady K.Brady K: This place is almost a local secret, but it has the best Mexican food in town and the best tortillas anywhere. Get a bowl of bean and green, you won't be disappointed.

Joel's is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

23. Joel's

8.3
229 Church St, Sandpoint, ID
Restaurante mexicano · 9 tips y reseñas

24. Komex

7.5
633 N Decatur Blvd Ste H, Las Vegas, NV
Restaurante mexicano · 43 tips y reseñas

AskMenAskMen: Both sides of the menu -- the Asian and Mexican -- offer amazing cultural profiles and soul-satisfying dishes. Grab some seafood stir fry and a plate of carne asada to complete the meal. Leer más.

Kono's Big Wave Cafe is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

25. Kono's Big Wave Cafe

8.5
66-250 Kamehameha Hwy., Ste G110 (North Shore Marketplace), Hale‘iwa, HI
Restaurante americano · North Shore · 41 tips y reseñas

Stephanie R.Stephanie Rush: $1 off breakfast bombs (burritos) with state or military ID

Chubby's is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

26. Chubby's

7.8
1231 W 38th Ave (at Lipan St), Denver, CO
Restaurante mexicano · Sunnyside · 41 tips y reseñas

Denver WestwordDenver Westword: Open until 3 a.m., so you can have delicious green chile after a night on the town!

The Pantry Restaurant is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

27. The Pantry Restaurant

8.8
1820 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Cafetería · 83 tips y reseñas

Josh T.Josh Turmel: Try the breakfast burrito smothered in green chili with carne adovado, simply delicious

Pepe Delgados is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

28. Pepe Delgados

7.6
786 Asp Ave, Norman, OK
Restaurante mexicano · University · 16 tips y reseñas
Pepper Pot is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

29. Pepper Pot

7.0
207 W Hall, Hatch, NM
Restaurante mexicano · 6 tips y reseñas

Alexandria A.Alexandria Aguirre: Combination plate is recommended! Get a taste of a little bit of everything. The salsa is great too! Make sure to purchase some to take home!

Rancho Bravo Tacos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

30. Rancho Bravo Tacos

7.8
1001 E Pine St (at 10th Ave), Seattle, WA
Restaurante mexicano · Capitol Hill · 103 tips y reseñas

Abbie G.Abbie Griffin: Don't worry if there's a line. Service is fast and the food is fresh!

St. Mary's Mexican Food is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

31. St. Mary's Mexican Food

8.2
1030 W Saint Marys Rd, Tucson, AZ
Restaurante mexicano · 9 tips y reseñas

Amber M.Amber Merchant: Get your burrito double wrapped for 50 cents extra. It's worth it because the tortillas are super thin and extra delicious.

Vincent's Market Bistro is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

32. Vincent's Market Bistro

8.0
3930 E Camelback Rd (at N 40th St), Phoenix, AZ
Restaurante francés · Camelback East · 15 tips y reseñas

Alexia L.Alexia Lorch: Everyday they have great specials! At dinner they have a great prefix menu as well!

La Pasadita is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

33. La Pasadita

7.9
1132 N Ashland Ave (btwn W Haddon Ave & W Division St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante mexicano · East Ukrainian Village · 91 tips y reseñas

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The carne asada tacos are famous for their fatty juiciness and char-grilled flavor. They serve their tacos with a popular green tomatillo salsa and a unique garlicky charred black salsa. Leer más.

El Pelon Taqueria is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

34. El Pelon Taqueria

8.4
92 Peterborough St (at Kilmarnock St.), Boston, MA
Restaurante mexicano · Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood · 122 tips y reseñas

Alaleh C.Alaleh Ch: Yummy Mexican food at a very affordable price :)

Los Gallos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

35. Los Gallos

8.7
951 Wolf St (at 10th St), Filadelfia, PA
Restaurante mexicano · South Philadelphia East · 31 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Happily, the argument over South Philly's best taqueria could go on for days. Los Gallos is a great place to start the discussion. [Eater 38 Member]

L'Patron Tacos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

36. L'Patron Tacos

8.6
3749 W Fullerton Ave (btwn California & Mozart), Chicago, IL
Restaurante de tacos · Logan Square · 118 tips y reseñas

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The carne asada is extra beefy but surprisingly greaseless. It stands out as something of an instant classic, and a serious contender for best in the city.

Anna's Taqueria is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

37. Anna's Taqueria

8.2
446 Harvard St (at Thorndike St), Brookline, MA
Restaurante mexicano · Coolidge Corner · 51 tips y reseñas

Jeff A.Jeff Ayers: super steak burrito.. lives up to the name

Cucina Zapata is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

38. Cucina Zapata

31st St (at Ludlow), Filadelfia, PA
Carrito de comida · University City · 34 tips y reseñas

Serious EatsSerious Eats: This Thai-Mexican-fusion food truck on Drexel University's campus turns out student-friendly mashup fare like Cap'n Crunch-crusted tilapia burritos and chicken satay tacos.

Irazu is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

39. Irazu

8.9
1865 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Oakley Ave), Chicago, IL
Restaurante latinoamericano · Bucktown · 106 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Authentic Costa Rican fare in a casual mom-and-pop BYO setting with some of the best chicken burritos around. Experiment with the casado and an oatmeal shake. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

40. Lloyd Taco Truck

9.3
Búfalo, NY
Carrito de comida · Delaware - West Ferry · 38 tips y reseñas

Buffalo E.Buffalo Eats: Order yourself the Nachos, for under 3 bucks you get a large amount with amazing freshly made cheese dip. Honestly everything there is delicious.

Loco Coco's Tacos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

41. Loco Coco's Tacos

8.1
36 Walker St (Route 1), Kittery, ME
Restaurante mexicano · 63 tips y reseñas

R M.R Mateo: Finally found a place in new England that has California burritos. Very tasty almost as good as Cali burrito from San Diego

42. La Regia Taqueria

8.6
436 Highway 1 W, Iowa City, IA
Restaurante mexicano · 37 tips y reseñas

WBVWBV: Always delicious

Mission Cantina is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

43. Mission Cantina

172 Orchard St (at Stanton St), New York, NY
Restaurante mexicano · Lower East Side · 198 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: A unique take on Mexican cuisine here, with a menu that includes ceviches, tacos, and large plates to share. Diners have praised the eggs with urchin, the wings, the scallop and beef heart ceviche.

Northstar Cafe is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

44. Northstar Cafe

8.9
951 N High St (at 2nd Ave), Columbus, OH
Café · Short North · 153 tips y reseñas

Jermey W.Jermey Wiseman: The BBQ Pork Burrito was amazing. A must try.

Panchos Mexican Taqueria is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

45. Panchos Mexican Taqueria

7.7
2303 Arctic Ave Apt 1 (N. Mississippi Ave), Atlantic City, NJ
Restaurante mexicano · 13 tips y reseñas

ZenFoodsterZenFoodster: Epic find: the best carnitas (& pollo) taco I've had on the E coast! It goes head-to-head w/ a few of my faves on the W coast. Their tortillas were freshly handmade w/ corn masa right in front of us!

Taqueria Tlaxcali is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

46. Taqueria Tlaxcali

9.1
2103 Starling Ave (Olmstead St & Odell St), Bronx, NY
Restaurante mexicano · Parkchester · 71 tips y reseñas

Eduardo D.Eduardo Deleon: Sit in the back, next to the kitchen, to watch the magic happen and catch the aromas.

Tortacos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

47. Tortacos

9629 Lost Knife Rd (at Odendhal Ave.), Gaithersburg, MD
Restaurante de tacos · 32 tips y reseñas

Joe N.Joe Nastri: Fantastic LA-style tacos, burritos, tortas, slopes & quesadillas. Tasty fish tacos on weekends. Cheap 3-tacos combo deal for under $8. Very clean, family owned establishment. Go support them!

Tres Carnes is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

48. Tres Carnes

688 Avenue of the Americas (at W 22nd St), New York, NY
Restaurante mexicano · Flatiron District · 147 tips y reseñas

Tim S.Tim Shey: If you choose to eat here, just half a block from a Chipotle, just know you're funding the opening salvo of a full scale burrito war that could have untold effects on NYC.

Bell Street Burritos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

49. Bell Street Burritos

7.9
1816 Peachtree St NW (near Palisades Rd NW), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de burritos · Buckhead · 33 tips y reseñas

Kevin R.Kevin Ryan: Get your burrito grilled.

Breakfast Burritos Anonymous is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

50. Breakfast Burritos Anonymous

Moving Target! (Greater Houston Area), Houston, TX
Carrito de comida · 2 tips y reseñas

Local Houston MagazineLocal Houston Magazine: The tacos were pretty and delicious; eggs fluffy,slivers of Monterrey jack cheese made for 2 stellar tacos! Dress them up with buttery Jalapeno hollandaise & spicy Volcano sauce & breakfast is served. Leer más.

Carrburritos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

51. Carrburritos

8.7
711 W Rosemary St (btwn Sunset & E Main St), Carrboro, NC
Restaurante mexicano · 42 tips y reseñas

Hooper S.Hooper Schultz: They have burritos here

Garbo's Grill is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

52. Garbo's Grill

9.1
409 Caroline St, Cayo Hueso, FL
Carrito de comida · 92 tips y reseñas

Carl R.Carl Ramallo: So damn fresh!!!

Baja Burrito is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

53. Baja Burrito

8.9
722 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN
Restaurante de burritos · 91 tips y reseñas

JeremyJeremy: Fish burrito do it

Black Bear Burritos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

54. Black Bear Burritos

8.9
132 Pleasant St, Morgantown, WV
Restaurante mexicano · Downtown Morgantown · 58 tips y reseñas
Flaming Amy's Burrito Barn is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

55. Flaming Amy's Burrito Barn

8.8
4002 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC
Restaurante de burritos · 110 tips y reseñas

MK M.MK McKenzie: Flaming Amy's 101: Know what you're getting before you get to the counter, don't dilly-dally when ordering, and NEVER order to-go and eat it in the restaurant (you will get asked to leave).

Juan's Flying Burrito is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

56. Juan's Flying Burrito

8.5
2018 Magazine St (at Saint Andrew), Nueva Orleans, LA
Restaurante mexicano · Lower Garden District · 115 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Combining all sorts of flavors and ingredients into normal Mexican dishes like tacos and quesadillas, Juan’s also offers regular happy hour specials on margs and mojitos. [Eater 38 Member]

Little Donkey is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

57. Little Donkey

6.9
2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL
Restaurante mexicano · 53 tips y reseñas

AL.comAL.com: The focus here is on fresh, local and made from scratch. Meats are humanely raised, family-farmed and smoked onsite. The restaurant’s only freezer is the one that stores the popsicles. Leer más.

Mi Casita is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

58. Mi Casita

8.9
408 N Spur 63, Longview, TX
Restaurante mexicano · 19 tips y reseñas

Nathanael T.Nathanael Tritchka: Well butter my buns and call me Bruce Lee, 'cause I finished the Chuck Norris, albeit barely and perhaps via more chest hair pulling than I'd like to admit. Seriously though, this place is great!

Mr. Taco is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

59. Mr. Taco

6974 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
Restaurante mexicano · North Shore · 13 tips y reseñas

Armando S.Armando Saldierna: Try the steak quesadillas here, they are amazing!

Pedro and Vinny's Fresh Burritos is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

60. Pedro and Vinny's Fresh Burritos

2599 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA
Restaurante de burritos · Penrose · 37 tips y reseñas

Northern Virginia MagazineNorthern Virginia Magazine: Steak burrito: "It's cheap, simple, quick and the guys who run the place are super friendly." --Scott Brodbeck (NVM's January 2013 Eat This Now! issue)

Raging Burrito & Taco is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

61. Raging Burrito & Taco

8.5
141 Sycamore St (btw Church St & N McDonough St), Decatur, GA
Restaurante de burritos · Downtown Decatur · 115 tips y reseñas

Amol K.Amol K: The only annoying thing about this place is the parking. Definitely get a burrito, they roll great fatties.

El Rio Verde is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

62. El Rio Verde

8.3
38 N Trenton Ave (btw E Admiral Pl & Archer Ave), Tulsa, OK
Restaurante mexicano · 39 tips y reseñas

Jeremy H.Jeremy Hall: Wet Burrito is an experience. Try with a Coca-Cola or Modelo especial.

Salsa Limón is one of FiveThirtyEight's Best Burrito contenders.

63. Salsa Limón

929 N University Dr (at Morton St), Fort Worth, TX
Restaurante mexicano · 32 tips y reseñas

Jon U.Jon Uzzel: So unbelievably good with a great array of hot sauce! And very affordable!!!

64. Tortilleria Y Taqueria Ramirez

8.5
1425 Alexandria Dr, Lexington-Fayette, KY
Restaurante de burritos · 6 tips y reseñas

Matt B.Matt Butler: Brush up on your conversational Spanish, ¡no se hablan ingles!