El Burro Picante

$ • Mexican

2021 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 287-7486


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for El Burro Picante

Aka Pollo Picante during the limited menu offering there doing during covidReally amazing spicy fried chicken sandwich. It comes dusted with habanero powder which you can ask for more of if you like. I enjoyed eating very spicy things and did not find the default dusting that spicy.It's a lot like the Popeye's Chicken sandwich but much much bigger and better with two chicken breast pieces placed on one delicious bun.Also I had no idea this place made some of the best fries I've...read full review

The chicken sandwiches are amazing! Some of the best I've ever had but the service is bad, I've called in lunch orders 3 times now and show up 20 minutes later just to find they haven't started the order. No matter when you call in prepare to wait as if you never called. Still worth it if you have the patience or time.

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

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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

Hours or services may differ due to COVID-19. Please contact the business directly to verify hours and availability.