Montreal's bustling burrito shops

With Montreal’s eclectic dining scene, it’s no surprise that the city offers a wide variety of great Mexican food. If you’re famished and in need of a good serving of spicy burrito, these shops have got you covered.

Burrito Shop

3686, boul Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 2V4

The specialty at Burrito Shop is the California-style burritos, full of beans and rice. The white rice is cooked with garlic, coriander and jalapeños for extra kick. Build your own burrito and top it with your favourite meat and other toppings. This unpretentious shop on Saint-Laurent is perfect for a late night snack.

La Chilenita

130 Roy E, Montréal, QC H2W 1L9

While this little gem is well known for their delicious empanadas, they also serve tasty massive burritos. Try the Burrito grande, with a choice of beef, chicken, shrimp, fish or tofu; it’s served with nachos and guacamole on the side. Everything is prepared fresh and on site, and the portions are large so you’re sure to leave with a satisfied belly.

M4 Burritos

1773, rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2X 3K4

This San Fransisco style grab-and-go burrito shop serves up one giant burrito. Build your own with five options — either steak, barbacoa, carnitas, chicken or veggie — and add your toppings. It’s the perfect burrito because it’s exactly how you want it. The ingredients are fresh; you won’t find a microwave or a deep fryer in sight. This place caters mostly to the student crowd with one location in the Quartier Latin, and one near Concordia.

Café Cantina

1880, rue du Centre, Montréal, QC H3K 1H9

Get your burrito fix at this small Mexican restaurant in Pointe St-Charles. All the burritos come in one size — large — so don’t forget to bring your appetite. The spicy carnita burrito is a crowd pleaser, as it’s filled with fresh ingredients and packed with heat. This café is open during the day, so grab your coworkers and make a business meal out of it.

Restaurant Adobo

1455, rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3A 1T5

Conveniently located in the Les Cours Mont-Royal mall food court, Adobo is the perfect fast food burrito for busy professionals and shoppers alike. The meat is tender, the ingredients are fresh, and the tortillas are soft and chewy. It’s a great healthy meal on the go! This place also serves a tasty quesadilla.

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