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Illegal Pete's

1447 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5306
+1 303-440-3955
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (56 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast Food
1447 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5306
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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Similar to a Chipolte this is a walk through and the burritos are made to order. They are generous proportions and all with good fresh ingredients. There is also a bar so you can add a local craft beer to your order. there are also...More

Thank SwashB
Reviewed July 26, 2017

This was not my favorite spot on our trip. It reminded me of a Chipotle type mexican fast food. It hit the spot as we were quite hungry on a super hot day...but my thoughts might have been downgraded by the AC that could not...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Many reviews said this place was better than chipotle but we didn't enjoy the experience. Food was ok, ambience was dirty and food toppings were miserly, chipotle experience is way better any day.

Thank gaumalik
Reviewed June 17, 2017

This establishment offers tremendous food at very reasonable prices. The menu is diverse for Mexican. My family thoroughly enjoyed this establishment. We will return

Thank chippyarm
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

My portion of 3 tacos was quite small, however the fresh guacamole was superb! Definitely will come back for a hopefully better burrito next time when I get the chance.

Thank Thorsten M
Reviewed June 6, 2017

This is a great place to go and have a quick burrito and a beer. Inexpensive and made infront of you like a chipotles only local.

Thank irish0live
Reviewed May 31, 2017

OK, so Illegal Pete's doesn't have much ambience, but that can easily be overlooked when one considers the best margarita in Boulder, the excellent fish tacos, and the exceptional guacamole. Tacos, burritos, or bowls, whatever your preference, are all great here. It is located on...More

Thank JamesMaryland
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Glad we made the stop. Super value. Excellent staff and will be back for sure. Try the breakfast buritto w hot sauce.

Thank gibsonja3
Kristin S, Front Office Manager at Illegal Pete's, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Thanks for the review, we are so glad you stopped by and enjoyed your visit. We are excited for you to come back and see us next time. Cheers!

Reviewed April 4, 2017

Go here and get the breakfast burrito, or a couple of breakfast tacos. It's SO much better than any hotel breakfast, it's quick, and it's like 7 bucks. People are friendly and the food is exactly what you need in the morning. I loved the...More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

This is my first time ever coming to this place and all I can say is I wish they had one in Oregon. They blow al other chains away for there great fresh food. And on top of that I had green chile for the...More

Thank Shane B
Kristin S, Front Office Manager at Illegal Pete's, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thanks for the review, we're glad you came to see us and enjoyed your food. We hope to see you next time around!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $15
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:30 AM
7:00 AM - 2:30 AM
9:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1447 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5306
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-440-3955
We celebrate humanity. We celebrate individuality. We celebrate relationships and connections. And most importantly we celebrate every human's need for tasty food, stiff drinks and good times. Well, maybe it's not a need, but it's certainly a want. Either way, it's our desire to make each illegal pete's location the kind of place where you can go to celebrate more with other humans.
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