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Dec 8, 2013 02:38 AM

Best bean & cheese burrito in the SF Valley?

Where can I find a good Bean & Cheese Burrito in the San Fernando Valley?
Been craving a good Bean & Cheese Burrito similar to Al & Beas in East LA. You guys have any good Recommendations?

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  1. If you haven't tried Tacos Carona on Balboa then that might be a good place to start and see what you think. Not up to Al & Bea's probably, but it scratches an itch when you don't want to drive over the hill.

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    1. re: Servorg

      Thanks Servorg! Yes i love tacos corona. Never tried the bean & cheese there tho. I love their chilaquiles!

      1. re: Servorg

        tell me more about Beas burritos.

      2. Alberto's on Vanowen in Van Nuys has one of the best ones I have ever had. It is piping hot and they don't skimp on the cheese.

        As Servog mentioned, Tacos Corona is a solid choice. I have a soft spot for them because their refried beans are the closest in taste I have ever found to my great-grandmother's beans. It is a bit of a comfort food for me.

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        1. re: Jelly71

          I will def try Albertos Jelly71. I have only tried the rolled tacos. Thanks!

        2. I am not sure if it is like Al & Beas, but my most favorite bean and cheese burrito (with red enchilada sauce inside) is at Sabroso's in Reseda. Favorite since high school - still cannot find one better. Although, Alberto's (in Pasadena) does a good job, too.

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          1. re: WildSwede

            Red enchilada sauce inside ????? I'm so happy right now.

            I could almost drive there right now in one hop skip and a jump.

            1. re: WildSwede

              Yum thats what im talking about! Cheese ratio + sauce inside!

                1. re: WildSwede

                  No worries, =man.

                  I will be hitting it up shortly.

                  but should i go back to the counter if they are skipping out on the red sauce ?????????


                  1. re: kevin

                    woman... ;-)
                    Last time I was there I told the counter guy to "remind" them to please put the sauce in the burrito (they have tried to put it on top, but it is not as good) and if they didn't, I would bring it back. It was made correctly that time. Also be sure to get some of their very good pico de gallo. I need to get out there again soon! I find it hard when I go to the valley - I have to decide between Cupid's, Las Fuentes and Sabroso!!
                    Also, when I was growing up in Reseda, there was no Winnetka - that is why I keep saying it is in Reseda.

                    1. re: WildSwede

                      thanks sorry about. :)

                      woman. :)

                      I call everyone man.

                      hmm, yeah, you should get out there on the proverbial doubleā€¦. and i sensing a chowish meet up, heck, if you are there, i'm guaranteed the dope red sauce in my burrito, no joke.

                      1. re: kevin

                        Haha, no problem, man. I am not sure if it is really worthy of a meet up, but it is very good!

                        1. re: WildSwede

                          Ok, but you did say it was the best in your opinion right.

                          sort of as if a TB bean and cheese burrito was sent to graduate school and garnered a PHd in absolute, unadulterated deliciousness ????????

                          1. re: kevin

                            Yes, definitely the best in my opinion and I have eaten A LOT of BB.
                            Your description works for me! ;-) Glad you are back!

                            1. re: WildSwede

                              Looking forward to trying Sabroso's b/c burrito someday when I'm in that part of town. Want to see how it compares with my go to places in ELA & Montebello.