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The Painted Burro

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$30
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

MARGARITAS​
Our margaritas are made with 100% agave tequila, combier & lime. Showcasing the pure flavors of the tequila.
$8.00
De La Casa
Agavales​ blanco, combier, lime juice
$9.00
Hibiscus
Agavales blanco, hibiscus syrup, citrus
$10.00
Raspberry
House made infused raspberry tequila, chambord, lemon and lime juice
$9.00
Mango
Agavales blanco, combier, lime, mango
$8.00
Cucumber
Cucumber infused tequila, mint simple, lime juice
$9.00
Strawberry
Agavales blanco, combier, lime, strawberry puree
$16.00
Burro Margarita Royale
Kah organic blanco, damiana liqueur, lime juice
$8.00
Shot’N Beer
7 Oz corona bottle and your choice of one of these three blanco tequilas; exotico, la puerta negra or espolon
CERVEZAS​
$6.00
Victory Prima Pils, 5.3%, Pa 6 Happy Sol, 5.5%, Somerville
$5.00
Estrella Damm, 5.2% Spain
$6.00
Rapscallion Blessing 8%, Cambridge
$7.00
West Coast IPA, 7.3% San Diego
$5.00
Pacifico Clara, 4.8%, Mexico
$5.00
Harpoon 5.9%, Boston
$5.00
Oskar Blue's Mamma Yella Pils, 5.3% Colorado
$6.00
Baxter Amber Road, 5.5% Maine
$6.00
Baxter Pamola Pale, 4.9% Maine
$8.00
Low Rider, 22Oz 7.2% Mexico 13 Regia, 32Oz 4.3% El Salvador
COCKTAILS​
$11.00
The Aphrodisiac
Agavero, siete leguas reposado, passionfruit puree, homemade grenadine
$10.00
El Jefe
Monte​ alban mezcal, orange bitters, homemade grenadine
$9.00
La Paloma
Agavales blanco, lime juice, jarritos grapefruit soda
$10.00
Toro Negro
Agavales blanco, mexican coca-cola, lemon, lime, citrus salt
$12.00
Boilermaker!
Coronita, agavales blanco, sangrita, crushed ice, playa salt, lime
$11.00
Sierra Madre
Milagro blanco, combier, lime, jalapenos, passionfruit pulp
$10.00
Mexican Manhattan
Lunazul reposado, root liqouor, sweet vermouth, aperol, cherry liquor
$12.00
Avocado & Coconut Colada - Thick & Frozen!
Dark rum, avocado, coconut milk, cream of coconut
$7.00
Michelada
Pacifico,​ sangrita, salt & lime
$9.00
Sangria Roja
Red​ wine, brandy, pineapple, grapefruit, grenadine
LOS VINOS​
$6.00
$24.00
Sparkling Vino
NV luna di luna, Italy
$6.00
$24.00
2010 Finca La Linda, Argentina (Chardonnay)
$8.00
$32.00
2010 Joel Gott, Washington (Riesling)
$7.00
$28.00
2011 Ca’ Donini, Italy (Pinot Grigio)
$6.00
$24.00
2009 L. A. Cetto, Mexico (Chenin Blanc)
$7.00
$28.00
2011 Los Cardos, Argentina (Sauvignon Blanc)
$6.00
$24.00
2010 Lucky Star, California (Pinot Noir)
$7.00
$28.00
2010 R | Collection, Napa Valley, Ca (Cabernet Sauv.)
$8.00
$32.00
2010 Sensual, Argentina (Malbec)
$7.00
$28.00
2008 Raimat, Spain (Tempranillo)
BEBIDAS NATURALS​
$4.00
Jugo
Pomm reduction, mint, orange, lime
MEZCAL​
The maguey plant was one of the most sacred plants in pre-hispanic Mexico and had a privileged position in religious rituals, mythology and economy.
$12.00
Illegal Joven
$14.00
Illegal Reposado
$18.00
Illegal Anejo
$12.00
Los Nuhuales Joven
$13.00
Los Nuhuales Reposado
$11.00
Fidencio Mezcal
$11.00
Fidencio Classico
$22.00
Fidencio Madrecuixe
$12.00
Los Amantes Joven
RUM​
The uniquely eclectic and exquisite spirit made from sugarcane and it’s by-products, such as molasses.
$9.00
Privateer Amber
$11.00
Panama, Old Reserve ‘97
$12.00
Jamaica, Old Reserve, 2000
$11.00
Nicaragua, Vintage ‘98
$12.00
Trinidade Vintage ‘96
$13.00
Diplomatico, Reserva Exclusiva
$12.00
Trinidad, Old Reserve, 2000
SELECTION ESPECIAL​
Prices reflect a 1.5 oz taste, these tequilas are the very best creations from some of the finest distilleries in mexico
$12.00
Milagro Barrel Select Silver
$14.00
Maestro Dobel Diamond Blanco
$22.00
Deleon Diamonte Blanco
$18.00
Hijos Villa Revolver Blanco
$14.00
Milagro Barrel Select Reposado
$18.00
Hijos Villa Pistol Reposado
$22.00
Hijos Villa Rifle Reposado
$25.00
Deleon Reposado
$20.00
Milagro Barrel Select Anejo
TASTINGS​
We have grouped our favorites into collections for you to compare the essence of each classification.
$26.00
Mi Casa Blanco
$26.00
Mi Casa Reposado
$26.00
Mi Casa Anejo
Tend to have a “fruity” character
$21.00
Lacerteza Blanco
$21.00
Sietas Leguas Blanco
$21.00
El Tesoro Platnum
Generally have more spice and earthy flavors
$24.00
Partida Blanco
BLANCO​
Blanco (white), also called plata (silver), is typically unaged or aged no longer than 60 days, and therefore has the most distinctive taste of pure agave. Blancos are typically floral and herbal with clean minerality and a peppery bite
$4.00
$6.00
$9.00
Agavales
$7.00
$12.00
$16.00
Baluarte
$5.00
$9.00
$13.00
Campo Azul
$5.00
$8.00
$12.00
El Caballo Estrella
$6.00
$10.00
$14.00
El Capo
$6.00
$10.00
$14.00
Chinaco
$7.00
$12.00
$16.00
Don Roberto
$6.00
$10.00
$14.00
El Conquistador
$12.00
$16.00
La Certeza
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an attractive restaurant with a professional and charming waitstaff. There is a good selection of craft and imported beers. Those are the highlights. The food unfortunately massively disappoints. From the overly sweet and insipid pico de gallo served with chips, to fish tacos...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank extrapagespassport
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We had a very fun night out with a group of 10 on a Friday night. We had a res, but had to wait about 30 min in the bar which made some of the natives restless but the cocktails were all good.The place was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hancamem
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I was here today with family and we had a great time. We came without a reservation, but the waiters found us a nice table. We had nachos and tacos, which were excellent, and very well made drinks. Our server, Fernando, was incredibly helpful with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

I really enjoyed myself here, the food was great, drinks strong and service outstanding...what more can you ask for.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank bostonguy87
Reviewed 17 October 2018

I went with work colleagues and had a great time. Most of us got the fajitas which did not disappoint and my associate got the duck carnitas enchiladas which were epic! Good drinks and beer list as well. Definitely recommended!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank moyali
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were staying at a B&B in the area, and Ladyfriend and I decided to spend the afternoon wandering around this neighborhood, which is incredibly hip -- in this seven (or so) block stretch there are three large consignment shops, a sweet guitar shop, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We live in the neighborhood and regularly enjoy meals at this restaurant. Dinner and Brunch are both excellent. We usually start with the chips and salsa ... the chips are homemade and very good. We've tried every single Taco and they're all really good ......More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelingartistJ
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is one of my favorite mexican restaurants in the area! They have a great variety of tacos and margaritas

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ellenrometa
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

An impressive tequila list & tasty margaritas. Food is always pretty good, some things on the menu are great, some flavor combos are a little odd.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank annekabjorkeson
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Everything in Cambridge is on the expensive side but this very popular, very crowded (Monday night wait of about 30 minutes) is one of the more expensive Mexican places I've been. That being said, the food was good. Service was ok for a busy night....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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