Mexicali Blues Burritos - So Many Choices!

One extremely delicious delicacy you expect to find at our Lake of the Ozarks Mexican restaurant is the burrito. Well, of course, we have a burrito at Mexicali Blues in Osage Beach but we don't limit it to just one kind! As a matter of fact, burritos have their very own section on our menu and there are 7 different delectable types to choose from!

Burritos at Mexicali Blues
Our talented chefs have come up with some irresistible burrito combinations to add to our menu of the best Mexican food at the Lake of the Ozarks. Most of the varieties you will read about below are available in both regular and large sizes. In addition to these, you'll also find a tasty burrito option included with our combo meals and also a child-sized version on the kids' menu.  

Beans with chicken, pork or beef in a tortilla topped with enchilada sauce, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and green onions. You may also choose to add fajita chicken, steak, or shrimp.

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 plus black beans and rice all smothered with enchilada sauce, queso blanco, and chili con queso. That's all topped with lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and green onions.

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

A large tortilla stuffed with beans, cheese, and chipotle sauce and topped with cheese and sour cream with sautéed onions and peppers on the side. You may choose to include either fajita chicken, steak, or shrimp

Did You Know...
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.

With so many burrito combinations to choose from, not to mention the rest of the fantastic food options throughout the rest of the menu at Mexicali Blues, it's going to take you a few trips to try them all. We don't mind though, because we love serving our wonderful customers every chance that we get. Whether you find yourself craving a burrito, tacos, chips and salsa, or one of our famous margaritas, get on over here soon and satisfy those cravings!
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