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Good shrimp burritos in SGV?

SoCal Foodie Feb 23, 2007 10:31 AM

Who makes the best shrimp burritos in the San Gabriel Valley? Thanks in advance!

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    SoCal Foodie RE: SoCal Foodie Feb 27, 2007 09:18 AM

    I've been craving for a good shrimp burrito in the SGV - any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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      Local RE: SoCal Foodie Feb 27, 2007 01:54 PM

      I like the shrimp tacos at Senor Fish (South Pas. location), and the scallop burrito. Both are really good,...prefer the scallops in the burrito...it's more a matter of texture than taste, so could see ingredients being interchangeable and working either way. (Locations in Alhambra and Eagle Rock, tho' haven't been to Alh.).

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        ttriche RE: Local Feb 27, 2007 02:45 PM

        Also a Senor Fish downtown.

        I find that the scallop flavor is much more potent if you request them grilled, either in the burrito or (my preference) a taco. For whatever couch-cushion-change it costs, you simply cannot beat the value of a ~$3 freshly grilled scallop taco without getting your passport stamped.

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          Local RE: ttriche Feb 27, 2007 03:59 PM

          absolutely agree re grilled scallops...granted i've only had the scallops grilled, so really can't speak re comparion, but they are excellent... tho' have had the taco both with fried and grilled shrimp and prefer the fried..go figure ;-)

    2. Dommy RE: SoCal Foodie Feb 27, 2007 10:27 AM

      Well if you don't mind that they are battered, Tacos Baja Ensenada makes GREAT burritos with shirmp!

      Also, there are several Marisco Taco Trucks around town at Lunch Time. One just off the 10 on City Terrance near Eastern.


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        vanillajen RE: SoCal Foodie Feb 27, 2007 04:38 PM

        does anyone know of a great taco truck of a tortiall lady that caters for party's?? I have one coming up in the Palisades.....

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          Like go grinz RE: SoCal Foodie Apr 7, 2007 08:57 AM

          Ya, Like-Go-Eat? thanks you. Hey, I tried those other places mentioned and still think Tacos la Bufadora is best. Try the shrimp burrito. I ask them to only put in the burrito what they put on the taco -- no rice and no beans. This shrimp burrito is my fav. The shrimp tacos are also perfecrt. On Wendsday the fish tacos are $1.00 and are outstanding.
          Tacos la Bufadora (Deep Fried Fish and Shrimp tacos, and burritos)
          10990 Lower Azusa Rd
          El Monte, CA 91731
          (626) 575-7174

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            Local RE: Like go grinz Apr 7, 2007 09:27 PM

            Puebla Tacos No. 2 on Allen/Villa, Pasadena- both for shrimp tacos and burritos...freshly made tortillas. Add green salsa, pico de gallo...good stuff.

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