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El Burrito Mercado

175 Cesar Chavez St, Ste 2, Saint Paul, MN 55107-3395
+1 651-227-2192
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good41%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (19 reviews)
“tacos” (11 reviews)
“sopes” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
175 Cesar Chavez St, Ste 2, Saint Paul, MN 55107-3395
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner at El Burrito Mercado in South St. Paul. Really good authentic Mexican food and it was wonderful to be the "minority". As we ate, Mexican Bingo was being played and the place was really fun!

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is simply amazing. I go there to eat once a month or so, and it never disappoints. Quite simply, the food is authentic, fresh, and tasty. The service is great, the prices are reasonable, the selection is very large, and the atmosphere is...More

Thank Oz54750
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Almost like being in Mexico. The food is great and the Mariachi group is very enjoyable. Often the patrons, who are Hispanic join in in singing making it a real experience.

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious and reasonably priced. Service was excellent. Authentic Mexican food. Don't forget to check out the groceries.

Thank LovestheRoad
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to take a friend for late breakfast. What a great little restaurant and Spanish Food Buffet they have inside the Market. The food is very good. I had pork verse and my friend had breakfast sopes. The food was very fresh and delicious,...More

Thank DaleDale2
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Probably the best mercado and cafeteria/restaurant combination in the Twin Cities. The food is delicious and, for a cafeteria operation, surprisingly varied. Most items come with a choice of 8-9 fillings, including various pork, beef, chicken, shrimp or veggie offerings running the gamut from Minnesota...More

Thank jakester88
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants I've been to. Not far from the capital and downtown. Had a burrito with the mesquite pork, highly recommend it.

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 28 January 2017

A friend and I met up for drinks/dinner here on a snowy night after work. Upon entering, you walk through the grocery store and then spot a deli with a seating area. I thought that was the restaurant/bar but then I heard some music so...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Absolute must for visitors to the Saintly City. The Mercado is just across the Robert Street Bridge, a couple of blocks east on Cesar Chavez -- like a day trip to Mexico. Fantastic and authentic cuisine, and a great place to find unique gifts. The...More

Thank Triponeill
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Have only tried a few things here. but I love the Barbacoa tacos, they are delicious! But no matter what you try it will be good.

Thank tif316
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Tim W
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Response from Vieux_Voyageur | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I am not sure if they do or not. I did see people drinking beer. I would think they would as tap beer is very popular. I had a Marquita as did my friend. We also had a "Mexican" coke in the bottle. Sorry to be... More
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Cesar Chavez St, Ste 2, Saint Paul, MN 55107-3395
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-227-2192
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