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The 7 Best Burrito Restaurants In El Cajon

Updated: May 2, 2022

Bonkers about beef burritos? Do yourself a favor and get to these El Cajon stores for the best burrito in town. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best burrito in El Cajon. Vegan fillings, burrito bowls, and mammoth mission burritos mean there is something for everyone on this list!

Find the perfect Burrito spot

Chuy's Taqueria y Burritos

Mexican, $, El CajonMexican, $El Cajon
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Haciendas Mexican Food

Mexican, $, El CajonMexican, $El Cajon
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Albert's Fresh Mexican Food

Mexican, $, El CajonMexican, $El Cajon
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Los Chavos No 4

Mexican, $, El CajonMexican, $El Cajon
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Mi Taco Shop

Mexican, El CajonMexicanEl Cajon
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 3.0

Cetina's Taco Shop

Mexican, $, El CajonMexican, $El Cajon
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

El Cilantro Mexican Grill

Mexican, $, El CajonMexican, $El Cajon
Google: 3.6
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Burrito craving shouldn't be so tough. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10162 spots across El Cajon, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 624 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Burrito aficionado in you will rejoice.

Recurring questions

La Cresta Restaurant & Caffé, Daniel's Taco Shop, and Taco Express have outdoor seating and burritos in El Cajon.

La Cresta Restaurant & Caffé, Daniel's Taco Shop, and Taco Express are the highest-rated burrito spots for take-out in El Cajon.

La Cresta Restaurant & Caffé, Taco Express, and Silva's Taco Shop are the highest-rated burrito spots that are good for groups in El Cajon.

La Cresta Restaurant & Caffé, Daniel's Taco Shop, and Taco Express are the highest-rated spots for burrito delivery in El Cajon.

Taqueria El Cotixan, Rubio's Coastal Grill, and El Pollo Loco are the highest-rated burrito spots for a pick-up order in El Cajon.

Drink pairing tips for Burrito

  • ESB and beef burrito


    A beer, like ESB, is a good partner drink to with beef burrito because balances fatty flavours.

  • Pair Pale Ale with bean, cheese, rice burrito

    When considering what goes best with bean, cheese, rice burrito, we recommend a glass of Pale Ale, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through richness.


  • A next-level pairing for Pale Ale

    When ordering fish burrito, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

Factoids about Burrito

  • Amazing Burrito in Phoenix

    Take a trip to The United States during March and you’re in for a surprise. They put on the Flying Burrito Music and Food Festivalaround March usually. burritio stands are a given.

  • Ready for some burrito?

    Joey Chestnut ate the most burrito in the world by finishing no fewer than 47. Who’s up for breaking this record?

  • The best day for burrito

    Can’t get enough burrito? You’re not alone. National Burrito Day is celebrated every year on April 4 in The United States.

Parking tips

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in El Cajon. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Burrito spot.

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