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First Visit to Chipotle's


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First Visit to Chipotle's

danhole | Mar 31, 2009 11:39 AM

I have always been curious about this place, so when we found ourselves a couple doors down from there I drug my husband in, and I say drug him in because he hates to try new places. I wasn't expecting the set-up, so it threw me a bit. I decided to get the soft flour tacos, so he could have one and I could have the other two. I got him the fajita taco, plain. I got a carnita taco with sour cream and cheese, and a barbacoa taco with just cheese. I wanted guacamole and he said it was extra, so I chose to have it on the side instead of on the taco. Then we got 2 drinks and a bag of chips. Total cost was $13.10. Seems like a lot to me.

The meat on all 3 tacos was lukewarm. Fajita meat was cubed and tasted like frozen tyson meat. The carnita taco was so watery, but then again the sour cream was very soupy. I'm not sure if it was the sour cream, or the meat, because the pork looked like it was sitting in a pile of juice. The barbacoa, while lukewarm, was really good. I was surprised at the flavor of it. I added a dollop or two of the guacamole to it and it was delicious. I liked the guacamole, but at $1.75 the portion size wasn't really worth it. The chips were pretty thick and a tad stale.

I'll have to go back, by myself (he will NEVER go back), and get a different choice, maybe a burrito or bowl, with that barbacoa meat, because I can't stop thinking of it, but other than that I wasn't very impressed. Just my opinion!

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