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Boojum

Botanic Avenue | chichester street, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
02890315334
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Ranked #37 of 736 restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $21
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

As someone who loves Mexican food I absolutely love this place. The burritos are delicious and that is the reason you always find yourself queuing half way up the street to get one.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

This place is amazing to grab something quick and tasty on the go. As a student on a budget, the amount you get for a £5 is unbelievable and after a few, you seem to get withdrawl symptoms from not having one. My favourite place to eat in Belfast. Staff are amazing and the food is top notch! Love the... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Been eating in this place since they first opened on Botanic, now I eat at both but mainly the city centre one as Botanic has always got a queue out the street. I feel this place is gradually going downhill, I always order chicken and i have noticed that maybe the cuts of meat they are getting are cheap because... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was so excited to visit Boojum after rave reviews yet when I did, I left and vomited the whole lot up later that evening. It tasted off and was nothing special. The only upside was the friendly staff and the portion size for the money.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Been here countless times with my loyalty card maxed out, has to be the best burritos in Northern Ireland. The staff are great and the food is of a fantastic quality. Only minus I would say is that they do not have enough seating to cater for the amount of diners. That being said almost all of the dishes available... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Absolutely love boojum. It's great, fresh, fast food at a reasonable price (£5-6 for a huge burrito). There's usually a queue out the door, which shows it's popularity, but they operate in a production line fashion putting your food together, so you never have to wait too long. I can't recommend it enough!

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Ireland
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If by chance you show up to boojum Botanic and there's not a queue out the door - someone's watching over you! Good food, quite expensive but handy and quick.

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Montreal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place makes incredible burrito for approximately 5-6 pounds. I already recommended the place to 5 friends who also really enjoyed their burrito. Don't be expecting anything fancy. It is a good quality fast food.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Today I discovered a hair in my beef burrito to say I'm disgusted would be a understatement. I won't be back ever again! I've taken a photo which I will be sharing on twitter for all to see!

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John B, Owner at Boojum, responded to this review

Hey Ryan, I have only just received word of this review now but I have been informed that you have sorted this out with Emma. I would also like to personally apologise for this and let you know that we take hygiene very seriously and have strict procedures. Unfortunately this has just been a mistake and once again I apologise.... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I loved their chicken, their sauces, their vegetables their everything. Even though the price of 5 pounds sounds a bit expensive for a buritto, the portion and the quality of the food that you will have, makes up for it. Bravo!

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