Best of Boston

Best Burrito

2013 Best Burrito

El Triunfo

Boston
Here’s the formula for a superlative burrito: unbelievably fresh meat and vegetables, a perfect ratio of fillings to tortilla, and jalapeños—lots of them. This two-seat […] read more»
2011 Best Burrito

El Pelón

Brighton
The Fenway area suffered greatly when this beloved taqueria was lost to fire twice in recent years. Thankfully, it reopened in Brighton, and the owners […] read more»
2009 Best Burrito

Cantina La Mexicana

Somerville
Surging past a field of (alas) generally bland contenders, the recently renamed Union Square taqueria packs its ‘burro’ with grilled veggies and savory charred pork, […] read more»
2008 Best Burrito

Burritos Express

Boston
Forget La Verdad. Forget Anna’s. Forget that tiny café whosit in Eastie that the Chowhound faithful have anointed the Mexican-food messiah. The city’s best burrito […] read more»
2008 Best Burrito

Burritos Express

Boston
Forget La Verdad. Forget Anna’s. Forget that tiny café whosit in Eastie that the Chowhound faithful have anointed the Mexican-food messiah. The city’s burrito comes […] read more»
2006 Best Burrito

Cantina La Mexicana

Somerville
Bostonians who bemoan the city’s dearth of real burritos have obviously never been to this Union Square standout. You won’t find assembly line stations here, […] read more»
2005 Best Burrito

Tacos Lupita

Somerville
Many local burritos suffer from soggy tortillas, poor cheese distribution, and subpar meats and vegetables. But Tacos Lupita near Porter Square serves its burritos literally […] read more»
2004 Best Burrito

El Pelón Taqueria

Boston
Pictures of Mexican wrestlers, Day of the Dead skeletons, and photos of Pancho Villa bolster the authenticity of this Mexican outpost in the Fenway. Unlike […] read more»
2003 Best Burrito

Anna’s Taqueria

Brookline
Anna’s doesn’t serve the biggest burritos in town, and purists might—might—argue that some of its ingredients (particularly the carnitas) trail those prepared by its competitors. […] read more»
2002 Best Burrito

Anna’s Taqueria

Brookline
Henry Ford may have invented the assembly line, but Anna’s Taqueria has perfected it. The queue at any of its four locations is usually out […] read more»
2001 Best Burrito

Anna’s Taqueria

Brookline
The true test of a good burrito is: Will you travel for it? In Boston, burrito lovers have little choice. This is, after all, a […] read more»
1999 Best Burrito

Anna’s Taqueria

Brookline
Boston has no shortage of great burrito makers, but the beaner in Beantown remains Anna’s Super Burrito. Huge, healthy, and incredibly tasty, it’s a mighty […] read more»
1998 Best Burrito

Anna’s Taqueria

Brookline
Sick of hearing the yammering of burrito snobs putting down the local variety? Take them to Anna’s and shove one of these foil-wrapped fat boys […] read more»
1997 Best Burrito

Baja Betty’s

Brookline Village
Pardon the pun, but this was one of the most hotly contested categories this year. Happily for burrito lovers, the city has several delicious options; […] read more»
1988 Best Burrito

Herrera’s Burritos

Boston
Alfresco and all righto. read more»