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Purple Cactus Burrito & Wrap Bar

674 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2516
+1 617-522-7422
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“burrito” (13 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
674 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2516
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch because we had an hour to kill and it was just OK. I got the teriyaki chicken burrito and all the sauce was at the bottom so the burrito was bland at the top and over powering at the bottom. The...More

Thank Tooch81
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I definitely recommend The Purple Cactus! It's the place to go if you're in the JP area! I love their regular burritos but have become a fan of their steak burrito bowl. It kicks both Bolocco and Chipotle's hinny!!! Go and check them out! The...More

Thank Nereida V
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Purple Cactus has been in Jamaica Plain for decades (in three different locations). The food is absolutely reliable. The burrito you get today is the same one you will get next week. They are very busy at peak times but also very fast. Suggestions for...More

Thank susan m
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The good food is fresh and cheap and always always delicious. I always get a large Santa Fe sling it's the best drink. The nachos are perfect size and the Santa Fe salad is a safe choice for ANYONE. This is a local charm

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I've stopped in here two or so times for lunch while in JP - they have massive salads that are okay for taste, but somewhat bland burritos. Not bad for a quick lunch when in need.

Thank Eliza D
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I have had the steak burrito both catered and from the restaurant to-go. The service is fast and eco-friendly. Making the burrito a super also made it two meals! I also had the berry smoothie and was equally satisfied with it. I will be walking...More

Thank Sing4Elohim
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Purple Cactus has been in staple in JP for years. The food is always fresh, the staff is friendly and very accommodating to dietary needs. Standouts include the wraps, smoothies and of course,the Sante Fe chicken salad. I could eat this salad everyday...greens dressed in...More

Thank SMDavis2
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Somewhat disappointing. Had the chicken burrito but was unimpressed with the contents. Mostly rice, scant beans and little else. I have had better at many other burrito places, even at Whole Foods.

Thank Bill24Boston_Ma
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I love this place!! The burritos are delicious and very reasonably priced. They have lots of choices and I've never heard a bad review. And to make it an even better experience, the people who work there are all super friendly. My husband and I...More

Thank sarahgK9801DK
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Felt a strange compunction to get a pork burrito, which is usually a disappointment at most places. Was delighted to find it moist, tender, well flavoured and generous. Definitely would recommend, and also cheap!

Thank Spicysi
Jamaica Plain
This Boston neighborhood feels like a distinct
community unique and separate from the bustle of other
areas. Beautiful Victorian homes, restaurants with an
emphasis on being eco-friendly and providing local and
organic food, and a large Hispanic community. Visit
Centre and South streets for restaurants, cafes, and
little shops. The Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful,
large green space well worth a visit if you venture to
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 674 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2516
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Jamaica Plain
  • Neighbourhood: Jamaica Plain
  • Phone Number: +1 617-522-7422
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