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Illegal Pete's
Adam Larkey

Seven Breakfast Burritos for Every Taste

Every time of the day is the right time for a breakfast burrito.

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Illegal Pete's
| Adam Larkey

What makes a breakfast burrito the perfect one is of course a matter of personal taste. Some equate quality with a surplus of cheese, some enjoy theirs smothered in green chile, still others are fans of exotic flavors beyond that of breakfast basics. But regardless of where you fall on the great breakfast burrito debate, there can be one thing for certain. With variety as the secret ingredient, Denver is full of flavorful contenders for the best breakfast burritos no matter your taste.

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Crema is known for its coffee but there's a reason the breakfast burritos often sell out before the morning is over. Vegetarian or meat, to-go or dine-in, it's worth getting there early to see what the hype is about for yourself.

El Taco De Mexico

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El Taco De Mexico's breakfast burritos are stuffed with rice, beans, cheese and your choice of meat, and if it's smothered you're after, the green chile is the very best in town.

Illegal Pete's

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This is one fast made-to-order hearty breakfast burrito complete with choose-your-own-adventure ingredients. For only four dollars, you'll get your fix. They'll mix it up right in front of you so there's not that awkward ingredient layering eating issue later on.

La Abeja

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Understated is an overstatement for this little restaurant/ convenience store off Colfax Avenue. But if authentic with a side of super spicy is your taste, this breakfast burrito is king.

OneFold

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What do Tender Belly bacon, duck fat-fried potatoes, and asedero cheese all have in common? Oh, just this delicious breakfast burrito from the new Uptown hot spot, Onefold.

Root Down

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A favorite of many frequent brunchers, Root Down's entire brunch menu is a breakfast bullseye but the breakfast burrito is a particularly noteworthy foodie favorite. With mozzarella cheese and dark mole, it's the classic breakfast staple with a culinary twist which is one of things that Root Down does best.

Santiago's

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Need your burrito fix fast? The famous two minute, two dollar breakfast burrito awaits you. Get it with the flavorful green chile which ranges from mild to spicy for a tasty grab-and-go.

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Crema

Crema is known for its coffee but there's a reason the breakfast burritos often sell out before the morning is over. Vegetarian or meat, to-go or dine-in, it's worth getting there early to see what the hype is about for yourself.

El Taco De Mexico

El Taco De Mexico's breakfast burritos are stuffed with rice, beans, cheese and your choice of meat, and if it's smothered you're after, the green chile is the very best in town.

Illegal Pete's

This is one fast made-to-order hearty breakfast burrito complete with choose-your-own-adventure ingredients. For only four dollars, you'll get your fix. They'll mix it up right in front of you so there's not that awkward ingredient layering eating issue later on.

La Abeja

Understated is an overstatement for this little restaurant/ convenience store off Colfax Avenue. But if authentic with a side of super spicy is your taste, this breakfast burrito is king.

OneFold

What do Tender Belly bacon, duck fat-fried potatoes, and asedero cheese all have in common? Oh, just this delicious breakfast burrito from the new Uptown hot spot, Onefold.

Root Down

A favorite of many frequent brunchers, Root Down's entire brunch menu is a breakfast bullseye but the breakfast burrito is a particularly noteworthy foodie favorite. With mozzarella cheese and dark mole, it's the classic breakfast staple with a culinary twist which is one of things that Root Down does best.

Santiago's

Need your burrito fix fast? The famous two minute, two dollar breakfast burrito awaits you. Get it with the flavorful green chile which ranges from mild to spicy for a tasty grab-and-go.

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