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Aug 29, 2010 05:40 AM

Glastonbury Chipotle Mexican Grill

so I was driving by the old Smith and Hawken the other day (Glastonbury Boulevard) and noticed a sign in the window for Chipotle Grill - haven't seen a start up date as of yet but there were guys inside working on the building...

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  1. Wow, interesting. What's with the sudden onslaught of fast food burrito chains moving into town? First Moe's, now Chipotle...what's next? Qdoba? I wonder if having Chipotle there will make that awful circular parking area even more of a nightmare...

    1. So sad--that's a great space (remembering Great American before its eventual sad decline). It deserves to be more than a fast food burrito chain for sure. Imagine if it were a REAL Mexican Besito in WH. How much better would that be?!

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      1. re: kattyeyes

        Blech. I'll take tex-mex over real mexican any day.

          1. re: kattyeyes

            Ahhh real tacos de lengua, a masterpiece of Jalisco traditional cooking.

        1. re: kattyeyes

          Has anyone tried Jalisco in Glastonbury (New London Turnpike near Melzen's appliance)? I haven't been yet, but have read good things about it. You would hope that with a name like Jalisco they would try to be as authentic as possible.

          1. re: jkuhlen

            Jalisco is very good can still get texmex style dishes, or real mex, such as moles, tacos, etc.

            1. re: jkuhlen

              we haven't been for a while. Started out very good, but last couple of times it really went downhill so we've stayed away...

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              1. Has there been any update regarding an anticipated opening date? I've heard great things about Chipotle and am looking forward to trying it...