The Best Burritos in Galway
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The Best Burritos in Galway

A burrito is hands down one of the most comforting foods and we’re here to tell you where to get your burrito fix in Galway! They’re filling, flavoursome, and it can be completely personalised to suit your taste.

From rice to refried beans; beef to veg; guac to sour cream - the combination of tastiness is endless; and you always get your moneys worth as you can get a smashing burrito for great value! Here are our top picks for the best Mexican food in Galway..


This is undoubtedly one of the best Mexican spots around! Vocho is a small, independent Tex-Mex style restaurant in Galway’s East Village. Here, you can fill your burrito with anything your heart desires, as they really do spoil you for choice. Their chefs have created a menu to suit all taste’s and the restaurant's quick and casual style makes it the perfect lunchtime restaurant. Whether you’re into a spicy salsa or a mild meal, we guarantee that you won’t be disappointed. Side note: please be sure to try the sweet potato, it’s class.
19 Forster Street // more here

above: photo courtesy of Vocho 

Salsa Mexican Restaurant

When it comes to enjoying a truly authentic Mexican restaurant experience, Salsa Mexican Restaurant needs to be on your radar! They are one of the hottest locations in the city for sampling all the delicious flavours of Mexican cuisine. This spot has already become popular thanks to their burrito which is made with 12" flour tortilla, Mexican rice, your choice of filling, as well as your choice of salsa, cheese and sour cream. Make it a burrito bowl as a gluten free alternative.
40 Abbeygate St Upper // more here 


Zambrero is a healthier option for when you wanna dig into a busting burrito. Described as a ‘Feel Good Mex’, for every burrito or bowl purchased, a meal is donated to someone in need with Plate 4 Plate. Located in Newcastle, it's also in the perfect locale for students looking for a quick but filling lunch. Opt. for the classic burrito (two sizes available) and add any and all extras you want! It’s absolutely unreal food, and you’re supporting a good cause so it's a truly wholesome experience.
Newcastle Road // more here

above: photo courtesy of Zambrero 


If you’re on the hunt for a tasty breakfast burrito, Scran Café got you sorted! Full to the brim with scrambled eggs, seared sausage, spring onion, salsa and bell pepper, this is an ideal early-midday meal. For only €7.25, this is a fabulous option for breakfast/brunch and we highly recommend pairing with one of their smoothies as this completes one of favourite ways to start a morning in Galway city.
Dominick St Lower // more here


Boojum is a casual burrito bar located at Galway's iconic Spanish Arch. They serve fresh, homemade, fast and convenient Mexican food. They are a favourite amongst students looking to enjoy a quick feed post-sesh. Boojum is one of the largest importers of spices and chillies from Mexico, and strive to offer customers a true Mexican experience. Here you can make up your dream burrito and burrito bowl in 5 simple steps - rice & beans, filling, salsa, cheese & sour cream, and finally, your extras. It’s truly a feed of deliciousness!
Spanish Parade // more here

above: photo courtesy of Boojum 

Tuco’s Taqueria

Tucked in on Abbeygate Street, this authentic taqueria is always a good bet when you're in the mood for some Mexican cuisine. Variety is the spice of life and that is especially true at Tuco's; fill your tortilla or burrito box with whatever you want and whatever you choose is sure to be unreal. Even better news, you can get yourself any main and any soft drink for €12.95, ideal for you students out there!
Abbeygate Street Upper // more here


Slightly outside the city, Bandito’s is Oranmore’s answer to authentic Mexican food. Order online, or pop into their restaurant to try their tex-mex style grub. Their burritos are always bursting at the seams and full of flavour. Here we recommend the Cali burrito, that is made with hand cut fries in a burrito with chorizo, melted cheese, sliced red onion, diced jalapenos, coriander and topped with house garlic aioli and mango habanero salsa! Add some extra dips to your order to bring it to the next level - definitely a must try!
Main Street, Oranmore // more here

above: photo courtesy of Bandito's

Feature photo courtesy of Vocho

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