Hope You're Hungry! We've Got a LOT of Burritos For You to Try!

The burrito is a marvelous invention. All kinds of amazingly delicious ingredients, all nicely wrapped up inside a tortilla shell... YUM! Here at Mexicali Blues, we love burritos so much that we created 7 different flavor-filled varieties for you to choose from! Don't expect to be able to pick ours up to eat them, though, because we load 'em up both on the inside AND the outside! 


Burritos at Mexicali Blues
When you're craving the best Mexican food at the Lake of the Ozarks, we've got many different delicious dishes for you to choose from. If you can't decide, the burrito section is always a wonderful place to start. (Of course, it may still be difficult to decide between all of these tasty choices!) 

Mexicali
Beans with chicken, pork, or beef topped with enchilada sauce, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and green onions. Fajita chicken or steak may also be substituted. 

Chili Con Queso
A ground beef and bean burrito smothered with chili con queso and topped with lettuce, sour cream, and green onions. 

El Zapatista
Fajita chicken or shrimp with rice, onions, and peppers topped with a cream cheese sauce, lettuce, and pico de gallo. 

Surf & Turf
Fajita shrimp and steak with rice and beans topped with enchilada sauce, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and green onions. 

Pancho Villa
A large tortilla stuffed with pork, chicken, and shredded beef, black beans, and rice, then smothered with enchilada sauce, queso blanco, and chili con queso and topped with lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and green onions. 

Deep Fried Burrito
Chicken, pork, or beef with rice and beans in a tortilla, deep-fried and covered with enchilada sauce, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and green onions. 

Chipotle
A large tortilla stuffed with beans, cheese, and chipotle sauce and topped with cheese and sour cream with sauteed onions and peppers on the side. You may also substitute fajita chicken, steak, or shrimp.   


Intriguing History of the Burrito 
We enjoy searching out the origin stories of some of the foods we proudly serve. The history of the burrito is a bit hazy, but we've pulled together some information about this tasty treat that we believe you will find very interesting. You can impress your fellow diners with this knowledge the next time you eat together at Mexicali Blues!

An old piece of folk history claims that Juan Mendez used a donkey to transport himself and the tacos that he sold at a street stand in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Ciudad Juarez during the Mexican Revolution. He would keep the food warm by wrapping it in large homemade flour tortillas placed under a small tablecloth. People began looking forward to his "food of the burrito" (or "food of the donkey," since burrito means little donkey in Spanish) and after a while, they simply started referring to his food as burritos for short.

Going all the way back to 10,000 B.C., Mesoamerican peoples in Mexico wrapped foods in corn tortillas with fillings like chili peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, squash, and avocados. Pueblo peoples in the Southwestern U.S. were also known to fill tortillas with beans and meat sauce a long time ago. These resemble the delicious burrito that we know and love today, but their versions are considered to be more like our modern-day taco instead.


Now that you have seven burritos to choose from and all the knowledge you need about this wonderful food to impress your friends with, it's time to eat! Head on over to our Mexican restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks and give one of these hearty meals a try. Pair it with our fresh chips, homemade salsa, and a margarita, and your trip to Mexicali Blues in Osage Beach will be an extremely satisfying visit! 
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