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Best burritos


1. Bell Street Burritos
You say, “Bell Street Burritos is by a wide margin the best burrito joint, either in Mid or Downtown. The Pork and Green Chili burrito is my favorite and I usually can’t break from it. As mentioned the tamales are dynamite as well. The tomatillo salsa is a wonderful addition to any item on the menu. The fellows are always adding new items (lemonade, tamales, and milk shakes so far) but I can’t help but get that Pork and Green Chili, mmmmmm. Oh, and a mexican Coke to wash it down.”

2. Willy’s
3. Raging Burrito
4. El Taco Veloz
5. Sheik Burritos and Kabobs

1. Bell Street Burritos
The AJC dining team’s Popular Eats specialist Jon Watson says, “Amid the explosion of burrito chains in Atlanta that began over a decade ago, Bell St. Burritos is one of the few local upstarts that stands out against the Moe’s and Chipotles of the world. Beginners should go straight for the pork and green chile grilled burrito.”

2. Sheik Burritos and Kabobs
3. Raging Burrito
4. El Taco Veloz
5. Willy’s

81 comments Add your comment


August 27th, 2012
6:33 pm

Willy’s by a landslide!


August 27th, 2012
6:34 pm

I have been in Atlanta for almost two years now and had given up on finding authentic Mexican food until last week I stumbled across a nice far only burrito I have tried there was a Chili Relleno burrito but it was the real deal!!! reminded me of home :-) The place is Luptita’s on Canton Highway in North Marietta almost in Woodstock..


August 27th, 2012
6:39 pm

My favorite non-chain is Raging Burrito (I love the Cajun Killer burrito). Best chain has to be Willy’s.

pooh p

August 27th, 2012
6:41 pm

Hey yummmm, so how many World Series have the Rangers won? Oh yeah, best burrito is Sheik.


August 27th, 2012
6:44 pm

Raging Burrito in Decatur


August 27th, 2012
6:48 pm


August 27th, 2012
7:01 pm

Old El Paso is da bomb. Add a little salsa from NYC and you have “Heaven on Earth”! Arriba! Arriba!


August 27th, 2012
7:32 pm

Clown question, bro. Raging Burrito in Decatur.


August 27th, 2012
8:04 pm

Definitely Bell Street Burritos

Puppet Dude

August 27th, 2012
8:18 pm

Bell Street Burritos on Howell Mill. Best on the Planet. No doubt about it.


August 28th, 2012
10:31 am

Chipotle hands down has the best burritos. Its fresh, fast, and the flavors are awesome!


August 28th, 2012
1:41 pm

Raging Burrito & Moe’s are my picks.


August 28th, 2012
3:41 pm

It’s not a burrito, but it’s in a tortilla…. Taqueria Del Sol Veggie!


August 28th, 2012
4:20 pm

Any burrito at the raging burrito, my personal favs are the terriyaki, Bangkok and Pineapple Jerk

T. Shakur

August 28th, 2012
6:02 pm

Bell Street — grilled version. Most Atlanta burrito joints wouldn’t last two weeks in CA/TX/AZ. Those of you nominating Moe’s and Willy’s are more deserving of sympathy than scorn.


August 28th, 2012
9:12 pm

Good to finally get this topic started, yes there are a shortage of REAL mexican food places. I haven’t tried Bell Street but this article got me thinking about it.

While I’m at it EL TACO VELOZ — That’s up Buford, just south of 285 — looks like a hole in the wall, matter of fact, it IS a hole in the wall but their burritos are fantastic. I haven’t found a single other place that makes their carne asada as tasteful and rich as they do. Get it with everything (and that’s only cilantro, onion and salsa verde) and it’s fantastic!! Plus it’s cheap compared to a lot of other places in town.

I can’t stress it enough — if you like authentic, give this place a try at least once!!

EL TACO VELOZ – Buford Hwy, just south of 285.


August 28th, 2012
9:21 pm

Bell Street. I never ate at Tortillas, and the whole thing seems a little cultish, but Bell Street has my favorite burritos, no contest.


August 28th, 2012
9:22 pm

Tacos La Villa in Smyrna on Cobb Pkwy. THE best burritos AND tacos for that matter. Real mexican food. No gimmicks, no “friend chicken tacos” or other bs fusion style tacos/burritos. The best meats you will find in Georgia.


August 28th, 2012
9:23 pm

joe in tucker

August 28th, 2012
9:30 pm

Raging B in Decatur, but starting to think their losing their focus…


August 28th, 2012
9:47 pm

@Yummmm The Rangers have the 2nd best record in baseball. Things are bigger in Texas, especially your big @$$


August 28th, 2012
10:02 pm

Barberitos is the best!! Raging burrito is close too!


August 28th, 2012
10:44 pm

Hands down, El Taco Veloz on Roswell rd.

chuck e

August 28th, 2012
10:53 pm

El Taco Veloz and Don Pedro’s are both great and authentic. Willy’s is the best Americanized chain burrito, Moe’s just plain sucks.


August 28th, 2012
11:31 pm

El Taco Veloz. Carne asada burrito or bust. I get two when I make it there so I can have another the next day. Muy auténtico. I have been to three of the locations, but the website says there are more.


August 28th, 2012
11:56 pm

Taco Veloz and Willy’s. I love Willy’s homemade hot sauce, I believe it is made with piquin peppers. How many other places in Atlanta make their own hot sauce?!! Willy’s really get the California burrito perfectly. For a more Mexican tasting one, no one can touch Taco Veloz.


August 29th, 2012
12:53 am

WILLY’S. nothing compares.


August 29th, 2012
1:04 am

Burrito LOCO Covington

Jason in Gainesville

August 29th, 2012
2:14 am

WILLY’s by a country mile!


August 29th, 2012
4:56 am


August 30th, 2012
9:48 am

Barberito’s (a college favorite now available in ATL) and Bell St. Burrito.

I am shocked anyone would actually suggest Moe’s or Willy’s. Especially Moe’s. That is the worst possible place to get a burrito.