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Lil' Burro

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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12510 S 29th Ave, Bellevue, NE 68123-1905
+1 402-292-0102
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lenexa, United States
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I grew up eating Mexican food, so would like to say I know authentic mexican. Their tamales are amazing and everything is so good. This is my favorite Mexican food restaurant.

Thank Leslie J
Level Contributor
138 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I think we have been to every Mexican restaurant between Alabama and Utah and have experienced a lot of different flavors. This place is different. I don't want to say it's bad, because of that, but honestly everything here is something I can make at home. -first I want to say I leave a lot of reviews and I don't... More 

1 Thank Jennifer P
Omaha, Nebraska
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lil' Burro is a wonderful place for great Mexican food. A small family owned resturant with first class food. They grow their own peppers on site. You can't be fresher than that! My favorites are chili rellinos and any thing with Chipotle sauce. Their margaritas are top notch! At less than $5 each you can afford more than one. Their... More 

Thank James C
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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112 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Lil Burro is a drive for us, but it is worth it. Saturday night and it was packed, but the wait wasn't too long. I went to the bar and ordered 2 house margaritas to sip while we waited...Yummy! Once seated, the waitress recommended the Poppers and they were spicy and delicious! Chicken Chipotle pizza, 2 more margaritas, steak fajitas,... More 

Thank Richard N
Bellevue, Nebraska
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Food was just OK. Unfortunately it didn't taste as good as it looked. Find some other mexican restaurant.

Thank Pipiligrama
Bellevue, Nebraska
Level Contributor
61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I have heard a lot of people who love it, but trying it myself I thought it was just okay. The staff was pretty nice and offered suggestions since we were first time diners. However, with some of the other Mexican food options in town, I don't see myself choosing this place as a first choice.

1 Thank MomOfTwoWildBoys
Papillion, Nebraska
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful family-owned restaurant where they use only the freshest ingredients. They grow most of their own peppers and some other vegetables on site, and carefully source their other ingredients. The food is then prepared using homemade recipes that are better renditions of well-known dishes. The difference is noticeable. I went there with a friend for a mid-afternoon... More 

Thank Dave G
San Antonio
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

A family run restaurant, I have been going to for many years. Their chipotle sauce is damn good so I have them smother my enchiladas with it. Did I mention the owner grows his own jalapenos? I like frozen margaritas, a margarita machine would make this place heaven for me. Muy Bueno Robin, there is plenty of parking for the... More 

Thank Walruspat
Omaha, Nebraska
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This place is family owned and operated. It has excellent food. My favorite is the crispy taco. Beef brisket is the best. Lots of choices on the menu.

Thank julie68133
Niceville, Florida
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I was in the Omaha area on business and a local gave me a heads up to try out Lil' Burro. I went at lunch time. The atmosphere has that local "been around for years" vibe. It is worn/weathered, but appropriate for the environment. It fits that off the beaten path experience. The food was great. The portions are enormous.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12510 S 29th Ave, Bellevue, NE 68123-1905
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 402-292-0102

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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?