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Purple Cactus Burrito & Wrap Bar

#717 of 2,449 Restaurants in Boston}
Mexican, , Fast food
674 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2516
+1 617-522-7422
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“burrito” (16 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, American, Vegetarian Friendly
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674 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130-2516
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of choices at this place - breakfast, lunch and dinner - with all the Mexican varieties - from chips to burritos. This is an attractive and pleasant space and the staff is friendly.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed a delicious lunch here. She got a burrito with tofu and I got a taco salad. Both were fantastic and filled with fresh veg! The place was busy when we arrived but a seat quickly opened up. I don't eat...More

Thank LBH991
Reviewed 31 July 2017

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 3 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
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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,
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Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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