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1455 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 2H9, Canada
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West Vancouver, Canada
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151 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to come here regularly many years ago, but the quality went down a lot. Talking to a customer the other day and they said it had new people and was much better now. So being brave I went. Not Good at all. Grab a microwave popcorn and a can of pop somewhere and eat better. I ate 25% and... More 

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Thank Tom W
Guildford, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

On the corner of 14th and Lonsdale, Red Burrito offers a range of wraps containing reasonable amounts of meat, beans and veg for about ten bucks. The resulting burritos are large enough for a good lunch but manage to be stodgy and slushy at the same time. Recommended only for die-hard fans of faux Mexican food and those who can't... More 

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Thank lazy_diver
Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I come here for lunch from time to time. I think it's great food. Prompt fast service. Similar to Chipotle. Cash or Canadian Debit, clean restaurant, recycle, local newspaper to read. Usually a lineup at noon.

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Thank janicemotini
North Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Red Burrito was recommended as a great lunch spot by a co-worker. I won't take her recommendations ever again. My food was nasty. It was greasy, slimy and had no flavour. Not only was the service rude, the food was tasteless and the restaurant was filthy. My chicken burrito had lots of fat and pieces of gristle in it. The... More 

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Thank Carolynbara
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Not only was the service awful but the food was disgusting as well! My boyfriend and I went here and ordered our food, then AFTER we ordered and our food, and PAID, he mentioned "oh BTW, we are closing in 5 min, so you have to take it to go!" UMMM.. the whole point of coming there was to SIT... More 

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1 Thank Nazanin K
Vancouver, Canada
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398 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

First of all, I read other reviews and thought they were hilarious. This is a simple place, where you walk up & select how you want to "build" your burrito with whatever ingredients you like. For anyone to review it as though it were a restaurant is plain silly. That being said, and having tried similar Mexican-ish spots in BC... More 

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Thank ASASG_7
North Vancouver, Canada
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2012

Talk about pretending to be something you're not. Why would I ever go back once I discovered that their food had no relationship to Mexico whatsoever! Not only was their food generally tasteless, the recipes are obviously geared to folks who aren't really open to or comfortable with ethnic food. I'd have to be desperate to eat their food ever... More 

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2 Thank laylaaj
Vancouver, Canada
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

your food is just on a level that is not even close to Mexican, you don't take credit cards and although you do take Debit Cards, you have the Audacity to charge a fee like you are doing the customer a favor for dining in your over priced location which I guarantee will FAIL!!

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3 Thank Trav69
Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2012

We tried it as someone had recommended it to us. I have to say I'm very surprised someone would recommend it. I had the chicken tamale and there was virtually no meat inside, just a big dough ball really. They were also very stingy with the picco de gallo, salsas and sour cream. I'd rather pay more and actually have... More 

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2 Thank Travelling_Mumma
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Great place for a quick lunch. The tamales are fresh made in house and are a must try.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7M 2H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  North Vancouver

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?