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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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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Crema

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2862 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 284-9648
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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.

2. El Taco De Mexico

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714 Santa Fe Dr
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 623-3926
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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.

3. Illegal Pete's

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270 South Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
(720) 287-5233
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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.

4. La Abeja

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508 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 832-1911
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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.

5. OneFold

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1429 E 18th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
Phone number (303) 954-0877
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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.

6. Root Down

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1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 993-4200
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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.

7. Santiago's

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5701 Leetsdale Drive
Denver, CO 80224
(303) 333-5305
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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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1. Crema

2862 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205
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.
2862 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205

2. El Taco De Mexico

714 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204
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.
714 Santa Fe Dr
Denver, CO 80204

3. Illegal Pete's

270 South Broadway, Denver, CO 80209
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.
270 South Broadway
Denver, CO 80209

4. La Abeja

508 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203
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.
508 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80203

5. OneFold

1429 E 18th Ave, Denver, CO 80218
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.
1429 E 18th Ave
Denver, CO 80218

6. Root Down

1600 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
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.
1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

7. Santiago's

5701 Leetsdale Drive, Denver, CO 80224
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.
5701 Leetsdale Drive
Denver, CO 80224

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