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El Cortijo

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Spanish
189 Bank St, Burlington, VT 05401-3845
+1 802-497-1668
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (121 reviews)
“guacamole” (26 reviews)
“carne” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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189 Bank St, Burlington, VT 05401-3845
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We like El Cortijo, as the meal is always good, but feel that its a bit pricey. There can be a bit of a wait to get in, but you won't be disappointed.

Thank Gconant
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent quite a few hours here on a Saturday afternoon for late lunch with 6 girls. We tried SO many of the margaritas they were all delicious, even the classic! Had the salsa/queso/guac and chips for an app, all so good! And we all tried...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like real tortilla chips, good beer, and creative tacos, this is the place to eat! Arrive early, especially on a weekend, because it fills up quickly. Lots of fun!

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings about our experience at this restaurant today. On the plus side, the service was great. Our server, Andrea, was awesome. She was very attentive to us, helpful and she answered all of our questions honestly, although I didn't like all the...More

Thank normana617
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a Friday night during our first trip to Burlington. There was a pretty severe rainstorm going on so we took and Uber from out hotel and didn't regret it. There was about 25 min wait but we had...More

Thank Missydevs
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Solo trip in March. Place was busy (it was just after 1 PM) but got a seat at the bar and service was prompt. Prices were reasonable, food was FRESH and tasty. Bonus points for Hill Farmstead on tap!

Thank John P
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

So happy I tried this place! We had a couple great burritos for lunch today. Reasonably priced and large portions. Service is friendly but dont expect to get a table between 12-1 PM - very, very busy!

Thank Zachary H
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Was here on business Easter Sunday, and happened upon this little place. It’s quite small, and was really busy, so I was lucky to be seated right away. Was glad to see so many vegetarian options on the menu, and enjoyed a delicious burrito! The...More

Thank bri7160
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Wow, great spot! Fantastic food, friendly service, super knowledgeable on the tequila menu. I was referred to this spot by a colleague who knows I come here often for work. I had a carnitas burrito, had to bring the last 1/3 home, it was huge!...More

Thank mscott006
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I've visited Mexico several times and think I have the experience to say that this restaurant does Mexican food well. I've had lunch there with friends and find the location, and the ambiance superb, not to mention the food. Prices are good too. Great place!

Thank lovetotravelVT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 15
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 St, Burlington, VT 05401-3845
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-497-1668
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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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