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“Plan to spend money when you go but worth the $”
Review of El Burrito Mercado

El Burrito Mercado
Ranked #35 of 910 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch
Reviewed November 18, 2011

Great gifts. Great deli with a lot of selections. Cafeteria style seating and food line. The line goes fast and you have to know what you are getting BEFORE you get in line so you don't back up the line more. The people are nice and will help you with your questions.

Thank mommyto4blessings
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Reviewed March 20, 2011

Very authentic mexican food...the food tasted very fresh and was very good!!! The store was fun to walk through!

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Thank proulxck
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Reviewed March 25, 2010

The budget-conscious pleasures of El Burrito are many -- burritos the size of a baby's head with your choice 10 or so different meats; really tasty shrimp dishes for around $10; the best refired beans around; and authentic Mexican drinks.

Plus you can take a little bit of Mexico home with you! In addition to the restaurant, there is an attached grocery store and meat market and deli!

The deli salads are fabulous as is the corn bread. I used to make corn bread at home to go with chili but could never match the moistness and flavor of the EB corn bread so we just buy it -- for less than $1, you get a giant-size square!

Forget your supermarket meat aisle! This is a real deal meat market where actual butchers break down sides of beef and process whole pigs. We love making soup at home and this is the place for bones and specialized cuts. The prices are very reasonable too!

Summer Bonus: EB has a wood-fired corn-on-the-cob roaster near the back door! Perfectly roasted corn is brushed with butter, sour cream, queso cheese, and sprinkled with chili powder. Ay Curumba! $3/cob seems kinda pricey though...

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Thank The_Bohemian
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Reviewed September 3, 2009

A jewel on the Westside. Mexican groceries and a small restaurant.

1  Thank zethra
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Reviewed August 15, 2009

El Burrito is one of me faves, great Mercado, great cafe', the roasted corn outside is great, keep in mind corn is not always available. Family run business in the Del Sol district, people come from all over the twincities to eat and shop.

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1  Thank angiemc75
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