Where to Get the Best Burritos in San Diego

Southern California slays in the Mexican food department. We all know this. LA may run the street-taco game, but when it comes to burritos, no one is touching San Diego. Here’s our list of where you can get some of the best burritos in San Diego.

Taco Surf Taco Shop

Taco Surf Taco Shop Best Burritos in San Diego

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When in PB (Pacific Beach), Taco Surf is the spot to hit. The Cali burrito reigns supreme and it’s stuffed with carne asada, guac, sour cream, pico and french fries. Surfs up, brah. 4657 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

Lucha Libre Taco Shop

Lucha Libre Best Burritos in San Diego

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Chances are you’ve heard of Lucha Libre and for good reason, it’s solid. Their surf n turf burrito will leave you in a burrito coma. Carne asada, shrimp, avocado, pico, light rice, french fries and secret chipotle sauce that seals the deal. 1810 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103

Ortiz’s Taco Shop

Ortiz's Taco Shop San Diego Best Burritos

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Ortiz’s taco shop in Point Loma is known for their Cali burrito and salsa roja, but the best burrito on their menu is the Sabroso burrito. Carne Asada, jumbo shrimp, french fries (no rice) and light sour cream. They have their salsa verde in squeeze bottles so you can have your own at your table. You’ll need it. 3704 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92107
Nico’s Mexican Food
Nico's Mexican Food Burrito San Diego

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Nico’s serves up one of the best Cali burritos around, but the line in the mornings for their breakfast burrito speaks for itself. Nico’s is a small shop, so expect a line. 4918 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
 
Colima’s Mexican Food
Colima's San Diego Burrito

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Colima’s has a drive-thru (score!) but expect a wait. The secret is out at Colima’s where the burritos are almost half the size of a child’s arm. No joke. 2302 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
Adalberto’s
Adalberto's Taco Shop Burrito San Diego

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Adalberto’s is known for their burritos and rolled tacos. Their Cali burrito with perfectly crispy french fries is always in the conversation of “Best burrito in SD.” 1868 Rosecrans St San Diego, CA 92106
 
Lolita’s Taco Shop
Lolita's Mexican Food San Diego Burritos

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Adalberto’s is known for their burritos and rolled tacos. Their Cali burrito with perfectly crispy french fries is always in the conversation of “Best burrito in SD.” 1868 Rosecrans St San Diego, CA 92106
La Perla Cocina Mexicana
La Perla Cocina Mexicana Best Burritos in San Diego

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If you love burritos, La Perla’s is your spot. Killer Cali burritos as well as their famous surf and turf burrito, La Perla’s is sure to hit the spot. We’ll let this pic speak for itself. 745 Emerald St, San Diego, CA 92109
Roberto’s Taco Shop
Roberto's Taco Shop San Diego Best Burritos

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The SD original. The first Roberto’s opened in San Diego in 1964 and is still serving up some of the best burritos around. 2744 El Cajon Blvd San Diego, CA 92104
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