Singapore has quietly become a hotspot for burrito lovers. But what makes the burritos in Singapore so enticing? Here, we tend to put our own unique spin on this Mexican classic, with a fusion of flavours, using local ingredients, culinary traditions, and global techniques. We can’t resist the delectable tortillas, filled to the brim, with juicy meats, spices, and sauces. Here are 10 of the best places to find burritos in Singapore.
There are five Chimichanga outlets in Singapore but Little India’s restaurant sets the stage for an affordable feast. Already, they are popular for loaded nachos and tacos, but the burritos are also sensational. For instance, you can opt for the likes of chicken, beef, or vegetarian – all carefully made with an abundant of spices and herbs. Certainly, your meal isn’t complete without adding a frozen margarita or five.
📍 Various Locations
2. Lucha Loco
Feel like you’re dining on the streets of Mexico at this Mexican Kitchen and Bar, which just so happens to be one of the most romantic dining spots around. Opt to dine under the stars in a vibrant alfresco garden, or relax in a buzzy restaurant in a former shophouse while you tuck into unique flour burritos made with either green chicken, melt-in-your-mouth pork chorizo, or vegan cauliflower, filled with other savoury delights – paired with colourful alcoholic drinks.
📍15 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089598
Sip on tequila drinks and tuck into a range of mouthwatering burritos at this breezy restaurant along East Coast Road. Founded by Hidden Door Concepts, the Taqueria offers the ultimate Mexican food experience. From veggie sensations, to burritos exploding with smoky chorizo, pulled pork, and spicy chicken – all topped with a mountain of delectable ingredients…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Definitely, one of the best places to get burritos in Singapore.
📍19 E Coast Rd, #01-02, Singapore 428746
Another cheap Mexican spot for a quick fix of the most delicious burritos around. Tuck into four tortilla burritos, filled to the brim with rice, cheeses, beans, salsas, and a meat of your choice, or try to be a little healthier by opting for a burrito bowl which is basically the same without the flour tortilla. Whether it’s shredded beef, tender plant-based meat, or chicken…these folks have all your needs covered. Definitely, the perfect place for burrito enthusiasts this weekend. Plus, they serve coffee and sweet treats like churros which are the perfect pairing.
📍 Various Locations
Dive into cheap, tasty Mexican cuisine at this delicious restaurant on Cecil Street. Already, it’s a popular place for taco enthusiasts. But you can satisfy your burrito cravings with a selection of burritos options. Customize your own burrito, whether it be a breakfast burrito with scrambled egg, to meaty affairs like steak and fish, with cooked filings and chopped vegetables, accompanied by drizzling sauces. Plus, there are delicious tacos, drooling quesadilla burgers, big rice bowls, and other Mexican flavours.
📍182 Cecil St, #01-01, Singapore 069547
This lively Korean and Mexican restaurant is another haven for burrito lovers. Satisfy your hunger with huge burrito bowls and tortilla wraps, topped drooling sauces and the likes of steak, shrimp, Korean pork belly, chicken, and other exquisite flavours. Plus, this chain offers delicious street tacos, taking influence from LA’s street taco culture and home-cooked Korean techniques. Definitely, the restaurant is the perfect place to indulge on burritos with a group.
7. Super Loco
Super Loco is the sister restaurant of Lucha Luco – mentioned on this list of the best burritos in Singapore. So, you can expect some mouthwatering dishes at both venues. There are many options, from braised lamb to chicken, and cauliflower tajin, in a toasted tortilla, with a melody of ingredients. Plus, the portion sizes are generous and you can request gluten-free tortillas. Wonderfully, there’s a picturesque view along the waterfront at Robertson Quay, where you can enjoy a leisurely weekend brunch.
📍60 Robertson Quay, #01-13, The Quayside, Singapore 238252
📍70 Collyer Quay, #01-04, Customs House, Singapore 049323
8. Piedra Negra
Piedra Negra is a colourful hipster restaurant near Arab Street serving delicious Mexican food. Whether you choose to dine inside or outside, you’ll enjoy tantalizing Mexican flavours, especially when it comes to the incredible selection of burritos. Highlights include beef, chicken, or vegetarian, where creamy cheeses, bean sauce, rice, and an array of ingredients meet. Definitely, a gem for a casual group meal. Plus, they are hiding some of the best nachos in Singapore.
📍241 Beach Rd, Singapore 189753
Immerse yourself in a little slice of old Mexico at Margarita’s, which is one of the oldest Mexican restaurants in Singapore, nestled in Dempsey Hill. Tuck into extraordinary burritos, each one bursting with flavour, that will transport you to new heights. Indulge on Margarita’s Original Kitchen Sink Burrito stuffed with chicken, beef, chorizo, frijoles beans, queso, salsas and spinach rice. What a masterpiece! Otherwise, build your own with oven slow-roasted pork. This place is a true celebration of Mexico and you can add a few frozen margaritas or handcrafted tequila for extra satisfaction!
📍11 Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249673
10. Papi’s Tacos
Another charming eatery that will take you to Mexico without leaving Singapore. Delight your taste buds with five different burrito options that can be swapped for bowls too. The stars of the show are The Gringo with marinated chicken and Burrito De Suadero complete with slow-cooked braised brisket, and nutritious fillings. Vegans have a choice of two plant-based options that are just as wonderful. Plus, the taqueria offers daily Happy Hour from 5pm to 7pm, and Margarita Mondays where all frozen margaritas cost just $10.