El Burro Picante

$ • Mexican

2021 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 287-7486


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for El Burro Picante

My teen kids love this spot, so I came along one evening last week. My son got a veggie burrito and was very happy with its quantity and quality. I got the plain bean/rice/cheese burrito, which was quite large too. Unfortunately it came with no sauce whatsoever. When I asked about some pico de gallo or mild salsa, they said that would make it a veggie burrito (~$2 more) - wha?? So I stayed with the regular version since my daughter had been raving about it (plus I'm frugal),...read full review
I can definitely see why this place is so popular. The food is great and they have a really big variety. The chicken flautas are probably the best I've had. They have cheese and sour cream on top and sit on a bed of lettuce and pico. The chicken inside had a ton of flavor. I didn't even really need much salsa or hot sauce which is really saying something. The California burrito was pretty good as well. I had to add fries to make it what I'm used to. The meal came with chips and...read full review

Great food great prices fills you up, fresh salsa bomb steak. Recently added these spicy chicken sandwiches I'm addicted to with slaw that I always eat with an horchata. Great ownership and super quick service. Literally no complaints other than wishing they'd be open more hours. Other Berkeley restaurants need to take note this is how to do it.

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Monday 4:30 - 9:30PM
Tuesday 4:30 - 9:30PM
Wednesday 4:30 - 9:30PM
Thursday 4:30 - 9:30PM
Friday 4:30 - 9:30PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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