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The 13 Best Burrito Restaurants In San Diego

Updated: May 2, 2022

Bonkers about beef burritos? Do yourself a favor and get to these San Diego 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 San Diego. Great breakfast burritos and indulgent chimichanga mean you can visit these stores at any time of day!

Find the perfect Burrito spot

Oscars Mexican Seafood

Mexican, $, Pacific BeachMexican, $San Diego, Pacific Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2016

    12 Of The Most Epic Breakfast Burritos In San Diego

    Eater, 2016
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Mariscos in San Diego

    Eater, 2020

JV's Mexican Food

Mexican, $, MorenaMexican, $San Diego, Morena
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2014

    The 12 Best California Burritos, Ranked by San Diego Surfers

    Thrillist, 2014
  • Eater, 2016

    12 Of The Most Epic Breakfast Burritos In San Diego

    Eater, 2016

The Taco Stand

Food Stand, $, La JollaFood Stand, $San Diego, La Jolla
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego

    USA Today
  • Zagat, 2017

    17 Most Anticipated San Diego Fall Restaurant Openings

    Zagat, 2017

Taco Surf Pacific Beach

Mexican, $, Pacific BeachMexican, $San Diego, Pacific Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2016

    12 Of The Most Epic Breakfast Burritos In San Diego

    Eater, 2016

Colima's Mexican Food

Mexican, $, North ParkMexican, $San Diego, North Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2016

    12 Of The Most Epic Breakfast Burritos In San Diego

    Eater, 2016

Mike's Taco Club

Mexican, $, Ocean BeachMexican, $San Diego, Ocean Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Get Takeout Right Now in Ocean Beach

    Eater, 2020

La Doña

Mexican, Ocean BeachMexicanSan Diego, Ocean Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Get Takeout Right Now in Ocean Beach

    Eater, 2020

Chuy's Taco Shop

Mexican, $, RolandoMexican, $San Diego, Rolando
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • San Diego Magazine, 2020

    23 Mexican Restaurants Offering Outdoor Dining in San Diego

    San Diego Magazine, 2020

Salud

Mexican, $, Barrio LoganMexican, $San Diego, Barrio Logan
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • San Diego Magazine, 2020

    23 Mexican Restaurants Offering Outdoor Dining in San Diego

    San Diego Magazine, 2020
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat Tacos in San Diego

    Eater, 2019

Lolita's Mexican Food

Mexican, $, East VillageMexican, $San Diego, East Village
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego

    USA Today
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Eat Near Petco Park

    Eater, 2021

Karina's Ceviches & More

Mexican, $, MidtownMexican, $San Diego, Midtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Mariscos in San Diego

    Eater, 2020
  • San Diego Magazine, 2020

    23 Mexican Restaurants Offering Outdoor Dining in San Diego

    San Diego Magazine, 2020

Ponce's Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, KensingtonMexican, $$San Diego, Kensington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego

    USA Today
  • Eater, 2015

    Where to Drink Margaritas on Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

    Eater, 2015

La Puerta

Mexican, $$, MarinaMexican, $$San Diego, Marina
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego

    USA Today
  • Eater, 2015

    10 Places To Drink Mezcal, Tequila & Sotol In San Diego

    Eater, 2015

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best Burrito in San Diego. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10162 San Diego restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 624 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 12 Of The Most Epic Breakfast Burritos In San Diego, Eater - Where to Eat Near Petco Park and Eater - Where to Get Takeout Right Now in Ocean Beach to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in San Diego Burrito.

FAQ

Kono's Cafe, El Carrito, and La Playa Taco Shop are the highest-rated burrito spots for take-out in San Diego.

Las Cuatro Milpas, Kono's Cafe, and El Carrito are the highest-rated burrito spots for dinner in San Diego.

Brockton Villa Restaurant and Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant are the highest-rated burritos spots that are good for a date night in San Diego.

Las Cuatro Milpas, Kono's Cafe, and El Carrito are the highest-rated late-night spots for burritos in San Diego.

Las Cuatro Milpas, Kono's Cafe, and El Carrito are the highest-rated burrito spots to get a quick lunch in San Diego.

Drink pairing tips for Burrito

  • Pair beef burrito with ESB

    For an elevated experience, pair your beef burrito with ESB. This combination works particularly well because this beer balances fatty flavours.


  • The ideal pairing for cheesy chicken and rice burrito

    When having cheesy chicken and rice burrito, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Indian Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Pale Ale with your 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.


Interesting facts about Burrito

  • Celebrating Burrito

    Calling all the Burrito lovers! Did you know that there is an annual festival for Burrito in The United States? We are already planning our next trip.

  • A fast eater

    Joey Chestnut knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 47 burritos in a limited time,setting a world record in the process!

  • The United States's National Burrito Day

    If it’s April 4, then you best not forget to grab a little burrito for National Burrito Day.

Parking tips

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