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Boojum

Botanic Avenue | chichester street, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
02890315334
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Ranked #33 of 750 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
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Consistently great food and value for money. Always impressed with boojum, Que moves quickly and always worth the wait at the end!!!

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Located in the University Quarter, if there's a line outside, it means they're open. The good news is that the line is fast moving, the staff are pleasant and efficient, the food is delicious and affordably priced. The queue isn't wrong. I have a vegetarian burrito, which is well-spiced and hefty.

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Newry
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went for lunch on Friday. The queues were mental but it was worth the wait. I had a very large burrito and my 11 year-old son had tacos - 3 tacos with different fillings. The chilli-con-carne filling was a bit too spicy for him but the others were fine. Cost is a bit high compared to other lunch options but... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I don't normally write on these review sites but having just started work in the restaurant business myself i now realise how useful these reviews can be for not only the establishment but also for those travelling to Belfast from afar. Having spent 4 years at University in the Uk and USA i can safely say that Boojum is my... More

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Plymouth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Despite the queue out the door there was quick service and delicious food. It was well priced - they must make the money from the drinks.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Have never had from the boojum in botanic, maybe thats the one getting all the good reviews. Was in boojum recently for a burrito. Everyone has told me that boojum has got good again so thought I would give it another go. The burrito itself was hefty & well packed. The Salsa Verde had a nice kick to it. The... More

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John B, Owner at Boojum, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and apologies that you did not have the experience you expected in boojum. Would you be able to email emma@boojummex.com so we could discuss this further with you? Thanks, John. More

Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Amazing restaurant, great spot for filling lunch, and corona with your burrito is always a good shout!

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My first visit for lunch. The queue was about 15 mins long and extended down the street. They have leaflets inside which explain how to order. I had a chicken burrito and can of come for £6.35. The portion size was good. I didn't finish as I was full but I enjoyed it. I thought it was a bit overrated... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I don't normally review places twice, but the ongoing battle for Belfast's best burrito is worth commenting on. Since my last review, I've experienced the rise and fall of a competing Mexican eatery - Baja Cantina in East Belfast - which started out so strongly that I briefly considered it to be superior to the old favourite, Boojum. Unfortunately, Baja... More

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Beal Féirste, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Fantastic grub at an affordable price. Portions sizes are decent. The only negative issues are the slow queues at peak times and some of the untidy tables. A suggestion is to extend the opening hours and to accept credit/debit cards like all other restaurants.

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