Toronto burritos worth a big bite

Ask any Torontonian about the best burrito in town and it’s guaranteed you’re in for a great debate. Pinto versus black bean, pico de gallo versus salsa, the list goes on and on – everyone has a preference. Save yourself from going loco and please your appetite at some of Toronto’s finest burrito shops.

Burrito Bandidos

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B 496 Yonge, Toronto, ON M4Y 1X9

When Ian Angus split ways with Burrito Boyz, Burrito Banditos was born. Feeding mouths from four different downtown locations, this spot offer mixed meat options and some great guacamole. This packed tortilla will keep you on budget and ready for the next great thing

CHIPOTLE

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323 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1R7

Though this Mexican grill is not a Toronto native (the chain spans the US & UK), it’s been known to keep hungry students and financial 9-5ers happy. The streamlined service is perfected and you can pre-order online. With several locations, choose from a classic wrapped burrito, or a bowl variant.

Big Fat Burrito

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285 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2M1

Founded in Toronto’s famous Kensington Market, this burrito joint has been feeding locals and tourists for years. Stopping in means you’re in for a big bite. Choose a meat (veggie options available), sour cream or burrito sauce, and spice level. Though big, it’s fresh and well-rounded on a dime.

Burrito Boyz

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224 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1W7

Burrito Boyz has taken Toronto and surrounding area by storm, with over 15 locations and late night service, meaning anytime you have a craving you’re covered. This spot is always buzzing with diners and a bumping playlist sure to keep you entertained while waiting for your personalized burrito.

Chino Locos

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459 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2C5

This is not your average burrito. The east side joint brings the burrito back with some Asian flare. Replace rice with chow mein noodles, add some edamame beans and choose a classic tortilla or a bento box (shell-less) version. Who knew colliding two different cuisines could taste so great!

Fat Bastard Burrito

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1118 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1H9

These guys are offering up huge, not just big, burritos around the Greater Toronto Area. The shop’s specialty menu offers burritos and quesadillas in flavours one would never imagine: butter chicken, buffalo chicken, battered fish. They take this stuff seriously, from ingredients to recipes.

You don’t have to travel to Vietnam to try authentic pho – it’s available right here in Victoria. So put away your passport and visit one of the Vietnamese restaurants below. Soon you’ll be sipping on savoury broth, seasoned with traditional Vietnamese spices and full of tasty meat and veggies. Close your eyes and you might forget you’re in Canada!
Eating out doesn’t have to be expensive – and you don’t have to sacrifice quality or taste just to get a good deal. Luckily for us, there are a number of Victoria eateries that offer satisfying meals for less than $10. Drop in, fill up, and leave with the energy you need to make it through the rest of your afternoon.
Student life can be hectic, so you need food that’s tasty, quick and, most importantly, cheap. Here are some of Victoria’s most student-friendly off-campus restaurants. Some are just down the street; others are a short bus ride downtown. But all of them have cheap eats that’ll keep you fuelled from frosh week to finals.
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