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“Buena comida!”
Review of El Burrito

El Burrito
Ranked #18 of 116 Restaurants in Phoenixville
Price range: USD 2 - USD 16
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Unassuming little place on Bridge Street in Phoenixville. Metered street or lot parking was plentiful today. Not a fancy restaurant, very casual, maybe a dozen tables, but seems like they do a brisk takeout business in addition to their table service. Hispanic decor on the walls (lots of folk art Mexican suns) authentic music playing (perhaps a couple decibels too loud). Went for dinner on Memorial Day, kind of a dead restaurant day I think as we were the only patrons for a while.

Out with four people. 3 of us ordered burritos (chicken, marinated pork and ground beef) served with sweet potato or regular fries. Really good, tasty, filling. Pleasantly surprised. One in our party order the steak fajitas, and, that also looked great, well prepared, all the appropriate condiments. Beverages are served in a giant glass mug, probably 24 or 32 ounces. Iced tea was really good, and, they also offered an interesting watermelon drink that was enjoyed by the person that ordered it. Server was pleasant and efficient, I thought the prices were pretty reasonable for value received. Why not five stars? A few minor flaws...

1. Any kind of extra asked for was accompanied by a charge. Need more chips? That will be a charge. A side of sour cream? 50 cents, please. Drink refill? We'll have to charge you for another drink. I guess this is ok, the server clearly communicated the charges to us, just not used to paying for that type of stuff.
2. We weren't in a rush, but, service seemed kind of slow, especially since we were the only diners in the restaurant for a good portion of the time.
3. While the food was delicious, with the exception of the sizzling fajitas, I felt like the food could have been a little hotter, especially the fries.

Overall, this was a very positive experience and I'd go back in a heartbeat. Great little local place, far superior to the chain Mexican restaurants, in my humble opinion.

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Thank markjshap
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

The menu was ample and the prices seemed fair. When you see the portions you know the prices are fair
Really good food
Nice service
Chicken Mole a deal!

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Thank broadbeb111
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

THE FOOD WAS ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS! I ordered a shrimp burrito and the peaches & cream for dessert, and it was to die for! Everything tasted fresh and authentic, and service was quick. The atmosphere is very cozy and true to its latin culture. Our waitress was very sweet and was always checking up on us! They only accept cash, so come prepared to bring your own money or to use the ATM that they provide.

Thank Lenni M
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This has always been authentic Mexican food! A nice range of meals on the menu and all at t a fair price. El Burrito has been in Phoenixville for at least 5+ years.

Thank Merrill C
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The food at El Burrito is fantastic! The Super Nachos are delicious, and I hear that the burritos are very tasty! You get a free small basket of chips and salsa while you wait for your meal, and that is always so good, too! Their prices are reasonably low, as well! Also, the waitresses are very attentive, polite, and friendly! I'd definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank Devon B
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