Whether you like to stick to the basics or prefer to shake things up with unique fillings and toppings, these eight metro Detroit restaurants have you covered when it comes to tasty burrito offerings.
Nestled in the middle of downtown Clarkston, Honcho offers a wide array of tacos, burritos, and appetizers. Whether enjoying the classic Honcho Burrito, heating things up with a Hot Chicken Burrito, or indulging in the flavorful Brussels Burrito, Honcho’s has incredible food to match its fun, fabulous atmosphere. Honcho, 3 E Church St., Clarkston; eathoncho.com.
Customers rave about this Detroit-based restaurant’s wet burritos, which are topped with cheese, guacamole, sour cream, and tomatoes. Wash down dinner with an authentic Mexican beer or order off the cocktail list for a tasty margarita. Los Galanes, 3362 Bagley St., Detroit; losgalanesdetroit.com.
Galindo’s Taste of Mexico
Run by Chef Galindo himself, this restaurant brings the tastes of Mexico City (the chef’s hometown) to metro Detroit. The menu is extensive, but its burrito options steal the show. The Traditional Burrito — served with a choice of meat, Oaxaca cheese, beans, rice, lettuce, pico de gallo, and sour cream — and Cali Burrito — served with steak, Oaxaca cheese, refried beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream — start things off mild. While the Chipotle Burrito, which comes with chipotle steak, sautéed onions, Oaxaca cheese, beans, and Spanish rice, kicks things up a notch. Galindo’s Taste of Mexico, 1297 Fort St., Wyandotte; galindosmexican.com.
This Farmington Hills restaurant has quite a few burritos on its menu along with other authentic Mexican eats. Options include the Super Burrito, which is made with grilled chicken or steak, topped with cheese dip, is served with tomatoes, sour cream and lettuce, and a choice of beans or rice. The Burrito Mexican is a large burrito with chorizo, steak, carnitas, and chicken, topped with ranchero sauce and cheese with a guacamole salad on the side. Guests can quench their thirst with delicious margaritas or imported beers. El Patio, 38503 W 10 Mile Road, Farmington Hills; elpatiomi.com.
Pancho’s Tacos & Meat Shop
This family-owned and operated butcher shop is a hotspot for handcrafted burritos. Its massive, 14-inch burritos include beans, cheese, and meat while its California Burrito includes guacamole, salsa, a choice of meat (marinated pork, steak, Mexican sausage, vegan sausage, or chicken), and sour cream. Pair your meal with a side of asada fries or Pancho’s Nachos or craft your own burrito at home with meat directly from the butcher shop. Pancho’s Tacos & Meat Shop, 47752 W. Pontiac Trail, Wixom; panchostacosandmeatshop.com.
Taqueria Mi Pueblo
Sauces steal the show at Mi Pueblo. There are multiple burrito offerings at this Detroit Mexican restaurant, and for an additional 50 cents, you can have your order covered in a choice of sauce. Try the “hot” Salsa Roja de Enchiladas sauce, the “hotter” Salsa Verde de Enchiladas or Salsa al Pastor, or the “hottest” option, the Salsa Taquera Verde o Roja. Taqueria Mi Pueblo, 7278 Dix St., Detroit; mipueblorestaurant.com.
Since 1983, El Rancho serves up delicious burritos, tacos, and enchiladas. Whether you’re ordering a burrito, served wet with chicken, or a dry burrito with pork, these meals are mouthwatering, filling, and sure to have you coming back for more. End the meal with a Mexican or Spanish coffee or with one of El Rancho’s dozens of tequilas. El Rancho, 5900 Verner Hwy., Detroit; elranchomexrest.com.
This restaurant offers lunch and dinner options. Its lunch burritos come with two burritos with the choice of beef, beef and bean, bean and cheese, or chicken. One of the dinner burrito options is the Chunky Beef Burritos where guests can indulge in three scrumptious burritos filled with chunky beef. Mexican Village Restaurant, 2600 Bagley St., Detroit; mexicanvillagefood.com.
This post was originally published in 2022 and is updated regularly.