Seven Burritos You Must Try

You’re just going to have to take our word for it — these burritos will alter the expectations of your taste buds forever.

Andale Mexican Restaurant
You know that feeling when something is so good, you have to press your palms together in a prayer-like fashion? Yeah… that’s the goodness level we’re at with the Andale Burrito, stuffed with carne asada, pico de gallo, cheese, guacamole, salsa, and fries. Fries, people! Tacoma

Amigos Taqueria

Amigos Taqueria

Amigos Taqueria
This taco truck is a little different, being that you can sit down and eat inside the converted school bus. Many gravitate toward a big plate with street tacos arranged in a pinwheel, but its classic Burrito wrapped in a warm flour torilla is worth a round of applause as well. Puyallup

Brewers Row
Chances are, you’ve eaten at or have at least heard of Brewers Row, but have you tried the Al Pastor burrito? The interior is loaded with spit-roasted pork shoulder coated in a chipotle marinade with pineapple. What’s even better? Enjoying it with a cold beer. Tacoma

El Pulgarcito
It’s a hole in the wall, and that’s how you know it’s good! Located near the Lakewood Towne Center, in a tiny strip mall sandwiched between a tattoo shop and pizza place, El Pulgarcito serves up authentic Mexican cuisine. We’re sure the other menu items are superb, but we always go for the Burrito de Asada with avocado slices. Complete the experience with hot tortilla chips and salsa and a Jarritos fruit-flavored soda. Lakewood

Memo’s Tacos
Careful — this drive-thru eatery is open 24 hours, and it’s cheap — burritos are typically $4.50, but the price doesn’t mean flavor is sacrificed. Memo’s originally opened up shop in Seattle in 2008 but has since migrated with a location in Everett and a handful in the South Sound. Its menu boasts a burrito for every mood, but we love the Washington Burrito. It’s hearty with potato pieces, steak, salsa, and cheese. Various locations

Moctezuma’s Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar
Calling all vegetarians: When you are craving a big, fat, flavorful burrito, head to Moctezuma’s Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar. Its vegetarian burrito is a flour tortilla stuffed with rice, beans, and fresh veggies, and topped with their tasty house made sauces and melted cheese. You will not leave hungry. Tacoma, Gig Harbor and Southcenter

Puerto Vallarta
Really, the burritos served with a heaping pile of rice and refried beans could serve a giant, but it’s so good, we’re guessing you’ll eat the entire thing in one sitting. And don’t feel ashamed. You deserve it. Go all out with the Super Burrito Manadero with your choice of meat, rice, and beans, and topped with enchilada sauce, melty cheese, onions, tomatoes, guacamole, and salsa. Lacey, Yelm, and Various locations

Taqueria Tres Hermanos
During rainy days, you should know a traditional, sit-down Taqueria Tres Hermanos is in Fife, but we know this hidden gem as a taco truck on Twelfth Street in Tacoma. The beastly burritos are packed with street meat goodness, and the Supreme Burrito is a popular item. We know this list is about burritos, but we have to give the torta a quick shout out. Hey torta! We love you! Fife and Tacoma

 

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