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Phat Burrito

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Dilworth
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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1537 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4753
+1 704-332-7428
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I was the only person there and they forgot my orders which was rather upsetting however after twenty minutes and reminding them I did receive a finger sized burrito

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Thank Dylan J
Kelly B, Owner at Phat Burrito, responded to this review

Hello Dylan, We are shocked to learn about your negative experience at Phat Burrito. We sincerely apologize about your order! We would like to get to the bottom of this so that your feedback can be addressed with management. We encourage you to send an email to info@phatburrito.com with the day.time of your visit. We look forward to speaking with... More 

Charlotte, NC
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I know the ingredients are supposedly fresher but I just don't love it. Its local I am sure but the taste does not stand up the chains in the same category like Chipotle or Qdoba. I would choose them instead although I feel guilty saying so.

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Thank jadoc
Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

My husband and I went to this restaurant based off an online review of it being vegan friendly. Before I placed my order, I asked the cashier if the cook and the prep person could wash their hands and change their gloves because I have a dairy allergy. I also asked if my condiments could come from a fresh batch... More 

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Thank Laqwiesha J
Charlotte, North Carolina
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I have been eating at Phat Burrito for a very long time. One night last week, I ate their again, and the Burrito was terrible; I don't even think that there was any cheese put on my veggie burrito! (I should of have them put some on or asked them for a refund.) The woman who waited on me appeared... More 

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Thank wfdanieljr2011
Palm Coast
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend after work...we each got a burrito. Food was good...very simple. Not heavy or greasy. If I didn't have jalapeno in my burrito it would have been bland as I didn't really taste much in rice or beans separately. Portions were huge. Service was OK-everyone was nice but didn't go above and beyond. Prices were very good.... More 

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Thank gcr22
Charlotte, North Carolina
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201 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Didnt quite know what to order and the cashier was quite helpful in recommending what to eat. I had a huge chicken burrito with tomatoes, guacamole, black beans, and sour cream. I found the burrito to be delicious, huge, and filling also the service was quite good as well. The prices were a bit expensive, but is understandable for the... More 

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Thank Ziggy28104
Concord
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Fresh ingredients and the largest burittos I have ever seen. really, it weighed over a pound! the pico and the salas are out of this world. I like the salads too. I always call in an order because they are stupid busy at lunch with the line usually out the door. I call ahead, walk in, pick it up, leave.... More 

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Thank paralegalnc
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

After reading other reviews, we decided to go with our 17 yr old grandson. It is in a bad part of town with bars on the windows. We were nervous but decided to try anyways. The food was good, however the sides were very small. Expensive for what was served. Concrete floors that hadn't been swept for a while.

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Thank Anne-marie R
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here to give it a try. Had the bbq chicken burrito. Holy moly that thing was huge!! Rice was cooked very well. Chicken tasted really good. All in all a really good burrito. I got mine to go so I can't really comment on the inside atmosphere. I do know it was hot as all get out where... More 

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Thank Jhoneycutt
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick bit to eat. Grabbed two tacos (one fish and one chicken). Delicious. Also had some black beans and rice. The staff is super friendly and the atmosphere is cool. Free refills on soda.

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Thank reidculp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1537 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4753
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Dilworth
  • Neighborhood: Dilworth
  • Phone Number: +1 704-332-7428
Description
Established in 1998. We are a Counter-service Restaurant serving Southwestern-style Mexican food in a funky, colorful environment. Phat Burrito uses the freshest ingredients to make all of our in-house recipes daily. We are open 3 meals a day, 7 days a week! Phat Burrito is proud to have been a staple in Charlotte's SouthEnd Neighborhood since 1998. Whether your grabbing a quick Burrito to go or enjoying the atmosphere on our Patio, Phat Burrito is the place to be. See you soon!

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