A longstanding Mexican favorite, burritos have stood the test of time and become a staple fare here in San Diego. With countless variations, burritos offer an opportunity for culinary creativity, as chefs and foodies can craft their own delectable bundles of flavors to meet their personal preferences. Experience some of the best burritos the city has to offer at these San Diego restaurants serving up colossal burritos!
Nestled in the heart of Mission Beach, Sandbar Sports Bar & Grill is a local hotspot offering a variety of creative and classic coastal dishes suited to its beachy location. Enjoy their signature K-38 breakfast burrito, packed with chorizo, eggs, pico de gallo, tots, mixed cheese and beans, topped with queso dip and ranchero sauce. This cheesy delight is the right way to start your day, filled with everyone’s favorite morning flavors.
Seeking a neighborhood hangout exuding beach vibes? Pillbox Tavern in Solana Beach boasts a coastally-infused menu paired with a fun and laidback environment. Try their All Day Breakfast Burrito, loaded with two farm scrambled eggs, pico de gallo, shredded cheese, tater tots, choice of steak, bacon or sausage, and the option to add avocado. A perfect intermingling of classic breakfast burrito fixings meshed with a comfortable atmosphere, Pillbox has mastered the breakfast burrito.
Order a burrito for a cause at Fig Tree Cafe, a charming setting adorned in garden-inspired and quaint décor, and serving up breakfast and lunch favorites suited to every palate. The Wally Burrito, prepared with three eggs, avocado, scallions and jack cheese, served with house potatoes and salsa, is ideal for those who wish to give back as they enjoy their colossal burritos. For every burrito sold, Fig Tree Café donates $1 to SDSU’s Emerging Filmmakers Fund!
If a quirky atmosphere melded with creative dishes is up your alley, head over to Breakfast Republic in Encinitas. Their California Breakfast Burrito, stuffed with skirt steak, eggs, pico de gallo infused guacamole, potatoes, bacon, cheddar cheese and sour cream, is the breakfast counterpart to everyone’s favorite California burrito, and a true testament to Breakfast Republic’s brunch expertise.
A popular destination for those seeking south-of-the-border fare, The Taco Stand has become a San Diego favorite. Adorned in vibrant, Tijuana-inspired décor, The Taco Stand offers a variety of breakfast burrito dishes. Menu items include Chorizo & Egg, Ham & Egg, Bacon & Egg, Carne Asada & Egg, and Veggie & Egg. Sleep in and miss out on breakfast? Several of their popular taco flavors are available as burritos, as well.