It's basically generic american mexican taqueria food that isn't bad at all, but it isn't that good either.
Burritos are already extraordinarily filling; the ones here are huge, so you'd be hard-pressed to finish one, especially since it comes with nachos and some very spicy, excellent salsas. The Bajacal seems to be the less heavy, with prawns and French fries replacing rice. Usually...More
For a hole-in-the-wall Mexican place on Divis, El Burrito Express puts out good solid burritos, tacos, and churros. The ambiance is not why you visit El Burrito Express: hard backed chairs, Formica topped tables, and numbers of readied orders being yelled out at top volume....More
This place has the biggest portions I've ever seen at a Mexican restaurant! All the food I had was very good quality but it wasn't necessarily the best that I've ever had. I had the guacamole and chips and they literary gave a whole container...More
Good soft tacos and nacho dishes. Their tomato-onion salsa is killer with their fresh chips (no hot spice). Decade or so ago their chips were awful now they are great. Only big problem is that every menu change they list a pork taco and THEY...More
The ambiance is not why you visit El Burrito Express: hard backed chairs, Formica topped tables, and numbers of readied orders being yelled out at top volume. Rather, the star is the down-to-earth, Mexican food like your abuela (grandmother) used to make (if she were...More