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Best breakfast burrito on a Saturday am

panda681 Jun 26, 2009 10:22 AM

My husband LOVES breakfast burritos, and wants one for his birthday tomorrow, and while I think I make a pretty good one he says its more fun to go out. So where should we go for a good breakfast burrito on a Saturday morning (and by good I mean must have beans and tasty fresh salsa)? Would prefer something on the cambridge/somerville side of the river, but not opposed to suggestions elsewhere, and we have a car. Thanks!

  1. CreativeFoodie42 Jun 26, 2009 10:37 AM

    Deep Ellum does a great breakfast burrito and a mean Bloody Mary!

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      rknrll Jun 29, 2009 04:58 AM

      Don't think it has beans though, does it?

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        CreativeFoodie42 Jun 29, 2009 06:08 AM

        True, it is sans beans (missed that requirement from panda681) but it is still tasty!

    2. beetlebug Jun 26, 2009 11:07 AM

      Anna's Tacquiera at the MIT student center is open pretty early (by 730 am). I haven't tried their breakfast burritos, but I've had the chile verde burrito as early as 9 am on a Saturday. Delicious and really fresh. The workers are always chopping lettuces and juicing oranges around 630 - 7 am.

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        Blumie Jun 26, 2009 11:16 AM

        The migas at Mike and Patty's is a great variation on a theme:


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          bobot Jun 26, 2009 11:22 AM

          Oh wow, I love migas and haven't had it in Boston. I'll def. have to try this out.

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            lipoff Jun 28, 2009 12:37 PM

            It sounded very good and so I went earlier this morning, and wow, the Migas was terrific! This is a really wonderful little place --- very pleasant seating outside and very nice staff inside. It really is a hole-in-the-wall. The roasted poblano peppers were a real treat, and everything worked together really well, including the little bits of queso fresco on the refried beans. Excellent coffee to boot, and they had my favourite "grown up soda", the meyer lemon variety. Thank you!

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            Janeinma Jun 26, 2009 11:20 AM

            if you are near JP The Purple Cactus has a breakfast menu
            only tried them once but they were huge and tasty

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              phatchris Jun 27, 2009 04:39 AM

              I'll second Deep Ellum's burrito/chimichanga.

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                panda681 Jun 29, 2009 01:06 PM

                We ended up going to Ball Square cafe, which has a mexican omelet (not burrito). Despite the lack of tortilla it was very tasty, and the filling was definitely freshly cooked as the peppers and onions were still crunchy not mushy. We are usually Soundbites people (and had never been here before), but I may have been converted as the servers/manager were WAY friendlier. I will definitely keep these suggestions in mind for another time, thanks!

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                  voodoocheese Jun 29, 2009 08:03 PM

                  Welcome to the dark side! I love BSC, and I'm totally a regular, thanks in part to their wonderful service. If you are in that area again, you can always hit up True Grounds-- I've seen a breakfast burrito on the menu before... but I never make it early enough!!

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                  LStaff Jun 30, 2009 05:50 AM

                  I used to love the weekend brunches and breakfast burritos at Picante when it was open in Davis Sq. Some black beans on the side and chips with the pico de gallo from the salsa bar made it a complete meal. I am sure the Central Sq. location is just as good, but I have never made it there.

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