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El Burrito Mercado

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175 Cesar Chavez St, Ste 2, Saint Paul, MN 55107-3395
651-227-2192
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I went to lunch here with my sister, its buffet style, the food was delicious. The service was fast and friendly. The tortillas were also freshly made. Will return to this establishment again.

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Thank Marcia N
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

If you don't know what Guisado is then you are missing out on true Mexican cuisine. This place is simply the best!!

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Thank jbogenrief
Hudson, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

How many restaurants can you say you've been going to for over ten years and have never had a meal or experience that was less than perfect? This is the place...best Mexican food and atmosphere you can get north of the Texas border.

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Thank RandyWi
MN, USA
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Table waitstaff service now available in a sitdown style restaurant space with bar service, the cafeteria that I continue to patronize is a great value for authentic dishes with generous servings at affordable prices. Seating at this part of the Mercado is adjacent to the aisles of the grocery...the place is kind of a community gathering spot...warm and interesting and... More 

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Thank jesseMN
Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

My favorite Mexican place in the Twin cities. Serving authentic Mexican food. Nice casual ambiance and attentive staff!

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Thank dlortega
Albany, New York
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Great Mexican grocer. Grab and go lunch and excellent choices of Mexican chiles, chorizos, pastries, breads and sauces. Real homemade flavor. Best menudo ever!

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Thank Chiquis926
Twin Cities, Minnesota
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190 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

A good friend and I went out for a Mexican dinner prior to visiting the Perfect Ash for a great cigar! He suggested El Burrito Mercado as a good option. Why not? He was correct. They were very busy when we got there, yet we were seated quickly. The service was very good. We both ordered different items, I went... More 

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Thank Vieux_Voyageur
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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81 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Went to the sit-down restaurant during lunch with my 2 college children. Disappointed in very tiny, all ice margarita for $11 (tasted great, but i wanted more than 3 ounces of liquid). The enchiladas had a tomato sauce on them that had zero flavor. Needed loads of ancient, dirty bottles of hot sauce. Started with guacamole and chips and bit... More 

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Thank TJfromMN
Eagan, Minnesota
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86 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

A friend took me here for my birthday. I'm always on the lookout for real Mexican food. They offer various meat for tacos, burritos etc. I sampled all of them before ordering. The nice variety should accommodate a wide variety of tastes. Highly recommend.

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Thank Joepilot H
Holland, Michigan
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We all had different plates and it was all good and shopped in the store too! It's the second time I've been there and always will try a little of everything and something different.

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Thank vette350

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Cesar Chavez St, Ste 2, Saint Paul, MN 55107-3395
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: 651-227-2192

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?