There’s no situation that can’t be improved with a breakfast burrito—your worst hangover to date, post-workout hunger pains, a really long work meeting. There’s something about fluffy eggs, potatoes, bacon (or a vegan option) and that special touch from your choice spot, all wrapped up in a tortilla makes for a better day no matter what. In a town with busy schedules and great Mexican food, Los Angeles is the quintessential spot for a breakfast burrito on-the-go. Here to save you time searching for that perfect desayuno burrito, we came up with the top 10 breakfast burrito spots in our beloved city:
Lucky Boy | Pasadena
Address: 640 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105
Consider yourself lucky if you’ve tried Lucky Boy’s famous breakfast burritos with sausage, bacon, cheese, egg and hash browns. Add a little avocado if you’re feeling fancy, and put the hype to the test.
Tacos Villa Corona | Atwater Village
Address: 3185 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039
Tacos Villa Corona has Anthony Bourdain to thank for the fame of the Papas Burrito, a potato, egg and cheese burrito with the option of adding chorizo or spinach. Remember to bring cash only!
Nick’s Deli | Seal Beach
Address: 223 Main St., Seal Beach, CA 90740
Get your breakfast burrito fix in before a surf session in Seal Beach at Nick’s Deli, where this fluffy egg, potato, cheese, beans, bacon and chorizo combination will give you all the energy you need for the day.
Corner Cottage | Burbank
Address: 310 S Victory Blvd., Burbank, CA 91502
For a place that serves teriyaki, Corner Cottage does an excellent job at putting out breakfast burritos that demand lines! Their spicy green salsa is what people really like about their breakfast burrito of egg, potato, cheese, and choice of bacon, sausage or ham.
My Taco | Highland Park
Address: 6300 York Blvd. Ste 4, Los Angeles, CA 90042
My Taco will make you possessive of your breakfast burrito with its authentic Mexican taste. One of their breakfast burritos with some aguas frescas to wash it all down is the best way to start your day.
Frank’s Restaurant | Beverly Grove
Address: 363 S Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036
This hole in the wall serves up a huge breakfast burrito with eggs, bacon, hash browns, cheese, pico de gallo and avocado. Pair it with some freshly squeezed OJ for the ultimate breakfast of champions.
CJ’s Café | Mid-Wilshire
Address: 5501 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019
CJ’s Café has a breakfast burrito with home fries, eggs, choice of meat, salsa and cheese all in one flour-wrapped package. Get it with crispy bacon and you’ll love the crunchy-soft texture combo.
Tacos Delta | Silverlake
Address: 3806 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles,CA 90026
Start your fiesta for the day on the patio of Tacos Delta with their all-day-long potato and egg breakfast burrito with rice, beans, lettuce, tomato and guacamole.
Aladdin’s Coffee Shop | Downtown
Address: 1150 S Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
For the person that wants everything their own way, this is the perfect spot to get your breakfast burrito. Make-your-own breakfast burritos include your choice of bacon, chorizo, eggs, potatoes, cheese and salsa either buffet style or custom-ordered.
Alcove Café and Bakery | Los Feliz
Address: 1929 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027
Enjoy your breakfast burrito of scrambled eggs, chipotle-spiced black beans, applewood smoked bacon, and aged Vermont cheddar cheese in a flour tortilla with fresh salsa, sour cream and a side of seasonal fresh fruit on Alcove’s spacious patio. It’s the perfect breakfast burrito scenario for a relaxing brunch al fresco.