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Cali Burrito

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Mexican, Southwestern, Healthy
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2149 Reading Road, Allentown, PA 18104
+1 610-351-1791
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great casual spot--Mexican with the "Cali" twist....excellent and delicious food options that you customize to your liking. Awesome salsa choices too--all homemade, fresh as though you made it yourself but with heir special flavor flair.Oh, super guac. too!

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Thank kblart
Allentown
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cali Burrito provides consistently good food. Lots of choices and great quality! We usually get a burrito and share it for lunch. The salsas are made in-house and the "special" salsa changes daily. Cali has moved to a new address ; we haven't tried the new place yet, but we will.

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Thank bicycleAllentown
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cali Burrito offers a large selection of very diverse and creative California Mexican cuisine. The lines can be very long at the dinner and lunch hour. However very worth the wait. Their homemade salsa is out of this world. I would certainly consider trying this restaurant and it's California style fare. BYOB.

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Thank Amy S
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cali burrito is very close to my work and is my frequent spot for a which lunch. I usually get their humbolt burrito which is awesome. Staff is friendly. However the place is tiny and can fill up easily during lunch. Hopefully that changes with their move to a newer location. Highly recommended

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Thank Niral P
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to NYC for Nina Conti'a first US tour and Hamilton. We had lunch - steak quesadilla and tacos. So good! If you like chips - order them extra. Only a small amount with taco order. The large order of guac is really Large. So really mean large if you order the large. Hipster atmosphere.... More 

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Thank Wildmayberrys
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

If you've been there once you can come back years later and it will still impress. Fresh salsas are delicious, food is always prepared correctly with rotating burrito of the week. A must try if you want tacos or burritos.

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Thank Souch0470
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I'm not a vegetarian but I typically don't eat much meat or poultry, and this is a place with lots of vegetarian options! Tofu etc.. but on this occasion I got an "old Monterrey" burrito with chicken, rice, beans, cheese, and guac. It was delicious as always but for me it had too much chicken so I'd probably stick to... More 

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Thank Ashley R
Onancock, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

They do what they do very well. I tried the el Dorado and the Old Monterey burritos. Both were delicious and the staff was very friendly.

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Thank thaibaby89
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The burritos were large and satisfying but expensive. And they weren't the best I've had because it was mainly rice and beans with a little meat and no tomatoes, lettuce or corn to liven the taste up.

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Thank Debbie C
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My most favorite thing though is the chips and salsa bar! It gets very busy though so definitely leave yourself enough time to stand in line

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2149 Reading Road, Allentown, PA 18104
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-351-1791
Description
At Cali Burrito we aim to provide the healthiest, best tasting food possible in a minimum amount of time. Founders Shawn and Nick wanted to bring the Cali vibe to the Lehigh Valley after living in California for 10 years. The idea for the restaurant was born out of numerous surf trips up and down the California coast. So sit back, enjoy a burrito and feel that mellow Cali vibe. Our food is fresh, our flavor bold. Just let us know if you want some heat! We use locally made organic tofu from Fresh Tofu, Inc., environmentally friendly sugar cane plates and 'plasticware', 0 gm. transfat vegetable frying oil, local organic produce in season and organic coffee. We don't use lard or MSG. Feel Free to B.Y.O.B

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