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Five Spots to Visit for National Burrito Day

12:00 March 23, 2021
By: Kala Hathorn

This year's National Burrito Day will be held on April 1. For burrito lovers worldwide, this means major discounts and freebies to satisfy your burrito needs. These discounts will be available at restaurants like Taco Bell, Chipotle, Del Taco, Elle Polo Loco, and Moe's Southwest Grill. However, If you are from the Greater New Orleans Area and want to support local, the following restaurants listed in this article will be sure to satisfy any burrito craving.

Carreta's Grill

This restaurant is known for its delicious, authentic food and excellent service. Fulfilling your burrito needs here wouldn't be a problem with its versatile burrito section of the menu. You can choose from the following: Burrito Con Queso, Tex-Mex Burrito, Burrito Supreme, and the customer favorite Fajita Burrito. If any of these burrito's fit your palette, be sure to pay Carreta's Grill a visit. Multiple Locations, carretasgrillrestaurant.com

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Felipe's Mexican Taqueria

With various locations all over the New Orleans area, Felipe's is the place to be to experience a great burrito. The Super Burrito is stuffed with all the fixings of your choice. The usual cost is $13, but for National Burrito Day, Felipe's is making an exception and will be offering the Super Burrito for $5. So celebrate National Burrito Day at Felipe's, and enjoy the Super Burrito for a great price. Multiple Locations, felipestaqueria.com

Juan's Flying Burrito

Juan's Flying Burrito is a stand out that found its start in New Orleans's Lower Garden District. The Flying Burrito is an all-time customer favorite. It is normally filled with gulf shrimp, marinated skirt steak, Creole chicken with cheddar and jack cheese, black beans, yellow rice, salsa, sour cream, and guacamole, all rolled in a lightly grilled tortilla. If you are a veggie lover, don't fret. There's a veggie burrito, called the Veggie Punk, that will send anyone flying just to get a taste of this burrito. Is your mouth watering yet? If so, head on over to Juan's Flying Burrito, where your tasted buds are bound to take off. Multiple Locations, juansflyingburrito.com

Izzo's Illegal Burrito

Izzo's Illegal Burrito is a local Louisiana food chain that offers the best when it comes to burrito bowls and reasonable prices. For National Burrito Day, enjoy a steak, chicken, or veggie burrito bowl. The restaurant is set up semi-buffet style, so you can top your bowl with any ingredients of your choosing. For your convenience, this restaurant offers curbside pick-up, as well as delivery. Multiple Locations, izzos.com

Los Compadres Mexican Grill

If you find yourself on the Westbank, consider grabbing a burrito at Los Compadres in Gretna. Two of the more interesting burritos on the menu include the NOLA Burrito (steak, pico, French fries, beans, and cheese) and the Mole Burrito (grilled chicken or brisket, pico, rice, and cheese topped with a traditional mole, or chocolate, sauce). Come across the Crescent City Connection and enjoy Los Compadres for National Burrito Day. 2766 Belle Chasse Hwy., Gretna, 504-766-6160, facebook.com/Los-Compadres-Mexican-Grill

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