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The 7 Best Burrito Restaurants Near Palo Alto

Updated: May 2, 2022

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

Find the perfect Burrito spot

Taqueria La Cazuela

Mexican, $, Palo AltoMexican, $Palo Alto
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


Mexican, $$, Palo AltoMexican, $$Palo Alto, Evergreen Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Baja Fresh

Mexican, $, Palo AltoMexican, $Palo Alto, Barron Park
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Palo Alto


Sancho's Taqueria

Mexican, $, Palo AltoMexican, $Palo Alto, Midtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Taqueria El Grullense

Mexican, $, Palo AltoMexican, $Palo Alto, Barron Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

La Viga Seafood & Cocina Mexicana

Mexican, $$, Redwood CityMexican, $$Redwood City, Middlefield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

La Cocina de la Abuela

Mexican, Redwood CityMexicanRedwood City, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Burrito can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 26488 Palo Alto restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Palo Alto restaurant reviews, and 2325 lists and articles – looking closely at what Michelin Guide and Lyft had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019) and Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Palo Alto. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. The ten options above are the best of Palo Alto Burrito.

Drink pairing tips for Burrito

  • ESB with your beef burrito

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

  • Enjoy bean, cheese, rice burrito with Pale Ale

    To elevate your bean, cheese, rice burrito experience, we recommend some Pale Ale to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this beer cuts through richness.

  • A next-level match for fish burrito

    Experts often pair fish burrito with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

Factoids about Burrito

  • Most burrito ever?

    10 minutes is all it took for Joey Chestnut to eat 47 burritos of burritoat the New Mexico State Fair. Are you brave enough to even attempt breaking this record?

  • 12,786 pounds of burrito

    On November 3, 2012, Mexico’s Burrito fans celebrated a new world record by the burrito, weighing 12,786 pounds.

  • National Burrito Day in The United States

    National Burrito Day - have you ever heard of it? Well you better be ready to enjoy it if you’re in The United States on April 4.

Parking information

Palo Altois notorious for tricky parking. 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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