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Jan 10, 2010 03:25 PM

Looking for a good Carne Asada Burrito

I'm looking for a restaurant that serves *authentic Carne Asada burritos (not carne guisido or fajita beef) with NO beans or rice. Tres rolles on the side would be a bonus. *Authentic Carne Asada Burritos = 13 inch tortilla, "marinated beef carne style, guacamole, and fresh pico. Can anyone help me.. I'm missing Roberto's.....

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  1. Chipotle Grill.

    (I should disclose that I own stock, but only because I like it so much.)

    1. "I'm missing Roberto's....."

      Sounds like you are from San Diego. Well, I'm missing Perry's (closed due to fire)..Nothing wrong with Magnolia,Kirby Lane or Austin cafe but they just don't compare. Gimme a combination frittata and I am useless for the rest of the day :-)

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      1. re: sanmiguel

        You got it right.. I'm a native San Diegan that grew up eating Roberto's, Alberto's, Albereto's food. Nothing better than 3 rolled tacos w/guac, and carne asada burrito for 5 dollars.., at midnight. If your from SD you know what I mean.

        I will try Magnolia Cafe.. I heard they make homemade torillas. Thanks to all for the feedback!

      2. The best placebo I've found in Austin is the fajita de res burrito at Taqueria Chapala Jalisco on E Cesar Chavez. It does have lettuce and includes avocado instead of guacamole, so it's not perfect - but it does the job when I run out of frozen Roberto's burritos I brought back.

        1. I might try the stand El Primo on S. 1st. Not sure if they have guac, though they probably do, but they definitely have delicious carne asada, and they definitely have carne asada in burrito form. It's found in the parking lot across from Polvo's by Once Over.

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          1. re: bubbleboy79

            I dont think you will be sorry with fuegos...authentic Mexican and Californian

            They have the best fish tacos! Out of site! We have had the jumbo burrito with al pastor (so good) but they have carne asada as well. It's definitely a must try! Hubbers and I have never had a bad meal here!

          2. There is no such thing as an "authentic burrito" in south Texas. Those live to the west.