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El Cortijo Taqueria

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
189 Bank Street, Burlington, VT 05401-3845
+1 802-497-1668
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“taco” (55 reviews)
“guacamole” (25 reviews)
“carne” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
189 Bank Street, Burlington, VT 05401-3845
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super good tacos and burritos In a cute retro diner atmosphere Love the innovative flavors and unique combinations

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have yet to sit and eat because the Burritos are a perfect to go dinner option to eat on the ferry back to New York. The Camote Burrito is our go to, we just remove the cheese and add avocado. The red and green...More

Thank Catherine Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay...so yeah, read the other reviews and decided to go anyway. Yes, you DO have to pay for chips and salsa. With that shaky beginning, the meal went downhill. We had a variety of tacos, just average and way overpriced!

1  Thank Kay K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place. Food was delicious. Service was great. The setting (a converted diner) is outstanding. Great place to visit if you are a vegetarian. Highly recommended.

Thank dukel1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to get in at lunch time but they had no room. We came back for an early dinner and were so glad we did. We had a really good plate with 3 kinds of tacos; chicken, chorizo and pork. The sides of beans...More

Thank Nabobs
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had heard great things about El Cortijo Taqueria but found it to be very average. The service was excellent and the old diner was pretty cool. However, the food was nothing special. We have had far more authentic and better Mexican food elsewhere. I...More

Thank CCdreamer
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Literally the best nachos I've ever had. The food is incredible, the service is awesome and good prices too!

Thank Ariana B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We stumbled upon this place on our way out of Burlington and stopped in for Saturday brunch. The diner atmosphere was warm and welcoming. I ordered avocado toast, which consisted of two thick slices of toast on a bed of greens, topped with guacamole, sunny...More

Thank SpinaciousB
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The service is wonderful and the old style diner is great. But, if your looking for authentic tasting Mexican food this is not the one. The menu is a bit limited, mostly some taco and burrito choices. They are also overpriced for the execution of...More

Thank Siena45
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The tacos were good, but small and overpriced! Basically would have had to order 2 portions of everything to feel full. We sat at the bar and the service was fast. The best part of the meal were the cocktails! Overall a decent experience but...More

Thank PacoO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Bank Street, Burlington, VT 05401-3845
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-497-1668
  • E-mail
A farm-to-taco experience located in the historic 1950s Oasis diner on Bank Street in Burlington. Tacos and entrees are prepared with fresh, local ingredients and expressed as traditional Mexican fare. Fresh-squeezed margaritas and handcrafted cocktails are served in a lively, vibrant atmosphere. Full menu available until late Sundays through Thursdays and 1 a.M. Fridays and Saturdays.
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