2018 BURRITO AWARDS

2018 was a great year, filled with some delicious burritos. Here are our most memorable ones from this past year.


2018 Burrito of The Year

TACO MELL CATERING

“Three Meat Burrito”

“Three Meat Burrito”

Los Angeles, CA

Taco Mell’s Three Meat Burrito wins back to back Best Burrito of the Year because it’s that good! This burrito has been consistent throughout the year of 2018. TMC has a very solid crew holding down the spot and they are putting out amazing food. Next time you are in LA or planning a trip out there, make sure to add the Three Meat Burrito to your itinerary.

 

2018 Best Bean & Cheese Burrito

Acevedo’s Market

Fontana, CA

“Bean & Cheese Burrito”

“Bean & Cheese Burrito”

Acevedo’s Market and Burritos has got to be the most memorable and tastiest bean and cheese burrito in ‘18. This joint is everything BurrioList strives to find. Take a trip down to the city of Fontana and you’ll find a corner liquor store putting out burritos in their back kitchen. This is the perfect definition for diamond in the rough. If you know, you know , and now you know!

 

2018 Best Breakfast Burrito

Don Carlos Taco Shop

La Jolla, CA

Hungover Burrito

Hungover Burrito

The Hungover Burrito wins Best Breakfast burrito because of the very delicious ingredients. Filled with potatos, asada, bacon, egg and cheese all wrapped in a very tasty warm tortilla. Yes San Diego is the home to a lot of amazing burritos. In the city of La Jolla you’ll find this solid gem.

 

2018 Best California Burrito

Lupes No. 2

Los Angeles, CA

California Burrito

California Burrito

In the city of Los Angeles over on the East side you will find the home of our top pick for Best California Burrito. You will find bar seating around a cozy kitchen. Do yourself a favor and order this satisfying classic.

 

2018 Best Chile Relleno

La Azteca

Los Angeles, CA

Carnitas Chile Releno

Carnitas Chile Releno

Los Angeles has some of the best burritos in all the land, cruise down East Cesar Chavez Avenue and you will find La Azteca. They’re known for their Chile Relleno’s but they are also making their own tortillas in the back which deserve some recognition as well. Stop fooling around and order a chile relleno burrito with carnitas! You can thank us later.

 

2018 Best Fusion Burrito

Fatimas Grill

Downey, CA

Lebanon Trio Burrito

Lebanon Trio Burrito

Fatimas Grill’s Ali has got to be the King of Fusion in the Southern California region! He is not afraid to make anything that he can think of, or that you the customer want! This burrito is packed with shawarma beef, shawarma chicken, gyro lamb, along with a pickled slaw all wrapped inside a warm tortilla. Every bite in this burrito is so full of flavor!

 

2018 Best Specialty Burrito

And Waffles

North Hollywood, CA

Chicken Fried Steak Burrito

Chicken Fried Steak Burrito

Just take a look at this photo and you can see why this burrito made Best Specialty Burrito. This category is for food that you’d find outside of a tortilla but when wrapped up it makes up a great burrito! The Waffle Boys have been banging out a lot of delicious recipes such as this one. Just look at those eggs!

 

2018 Best Wet Burrito

El Torero

Corona, CA

Burrilleno

Burrilleno

We found this spot late in the year off of a few recommendations, and boy they were right on the money! Inside this beautiful wet burrito is some of the fluffiest eggs wrapped around a fresh poblano pepper, along with pork. Enough to share with someone or good for a full days meal!

 

2018 Taco of The Year

Tacos El Venado

Various Locations, CA

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Tacos El Venado holds it down for the Taco of the Year because they too have been consistent in serving delicious tacos! Here is where you can find anything from asada to cabeza. Anything you could think of as far as meat goes, they will probably have it!

 

2018 Best New Restaurant

Papa Panchos Tacos

Various Locations, CA

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We want to congratulate Papa Panchos Tacos! They are serving up such tasty foods in such a professional pop up atmosphere! After our first visit to Papa Panchos, we knew that they were the real deal and that there is something very special there. They are making these deliciously battered fish and shrimp tacos that are to die for. Also, They’ve even teamed up with heavy hitter foodies, such as @thehoodfoodie on a very awesome burrito. Papa Panchos is open for catering or follow their IG to find where they will be next. We can’t wait to see what’s next for these guys in the years to come!

 

THANK YOU

2018 was filled with some really great food. Thank you for the memories and we look forward to more amazing burritos in 2019. Here's a list of some more fantastic eats we'd like to give our recognition to; Birrieria Gonzalez, Carnitas Uruapan, Green Tomato Grill, El Capitan Cocina, Heritage Barbecue, Leo’s Tacos Truck, Miguel’s Jr., Mojo’s Express Coffee, Mr. Taco, Pepe’s Mexican Food, Shin-Sen-Gumi, Taqueria 2 Portrillos, Tirsa’s, Vegan Vibez