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Ten Breakfast Burritos To Start Your Day in Portland

From meaty monsters to vegetarian wraps, these burritos kickstart your morning

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For some, it’s pancakes or waffles. Others, the omelet or breakfast sandwich. But for many, it’s the breakfast burrito that is the ultimate way to start the day — eggs, potatoes, cheese, and sometimes meat like sausage or chorizo, all wrapped up in a tortilla for one convenient package. It’s a choice hit for hangovers, weekend brunches, or meals on the go, and Portland has more than a few options.

From veggie-friendly burritos to meat filled monstrosities, and from quick counter stops to chic cafes, these are ten can’t-miss breakfast burritos to get in Portland. Did we miss your favorite? Sound off in the comments. And as always, this map is organized geographically, not by ranking.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. King Burrito Mexican Food

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2924 N Lombard St
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 283-9757

A longstanding counter-service restaurant, King Burrito serves burritos, tacos, and other Mexican and Mexican-American staples. Open early until late every day of the week, the super casual restaurant serves a selection of breakfast burritos, including chorizo, chorizo with potatoes, and the classic machaca breakfast burrito with scrambled eggs, refried beans, tomatoes, cheese, and shredded beef. The burritos at King Burrito are, appropriately, very big.

2. Los Gorditos

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902 N Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 208-3169
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With a number of locations across town, Los Gorditos is well loved for its quick and friendly counter service, affordable prices, and wide range of options that includes a full vegetarian and vegan menu. This extends to the breakfast burrito menu, at least for vegetarians, with a massive burrito stuffed with scrambled eggs, beans, cheese, potato, rice, sour cream, and a choice of meat or meat-substitute, including bacon, chorizo, soyrizo, and soy curls.

3. La Bonita | Food for the People

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2839 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 281-3662
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Unmistakable with its colorful mural exterior, the family-owned La Bonita has been serving Mexican food to the Alberta crowd for twenty years now. The breakfast burritos here are fairly gargantuan and require two hands, stuffed with beans, cheese, egg, and hash browns. There’s also an option to add bacon or chorizo for some extra salty richness. La Bonita also has a location at North Killingsworth, and will soon have one on SE Division.

4. La Luna Cafe

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828 SE Ash St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 206-4320
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A cute little cafe housed in a window-lined basement and filled with hanging plants and peacock-blue paint, La Luna is busy most days of the week, and especially on weekends. The single option for breakfast burritos here is packed with fluffy eggs, crispy potatoes, cheese, and avocado. La Luna is a nice option for those who love breakfast burritos but want to skip the meat, as the burrito comes with the option of cauliflower “chorizo.” Still, those who opt for the bacon will be pleased with the thick, crispy pieces.

La Luna Cafe’s breakfast burrito with bacon
Breakfast burrito at La Luna Cafe
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5. The Daily Feast

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837 SW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 206-7838
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A chic little cafe rocking retro diner vibes with its turquoise seating and island counter, the Daily Feast serves a large selection of brunch staples, including a pretty hefty breakfast burrito. There are a few selections, but for those looking for something especially meat-filled, there’s the three meat burrito, with bacon, sausage, and ham, along with black beans, fluffy hash browns, poblano peppers, cheese, and, of course, scrambled eggs. Those who prefer their breakfast meat-free can find a similar burrito, but with spinach and mushrooms subbed in for the pork.

Breakfast burrito at the Daily Feast
Three meat burrito at the Daily Feast
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6. Meat Cheese Bread

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1406 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 234-1700
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While the compact and rustic counter shop is known primarily for its somewhat eponymous sandwiches, Meat Cheese Bread is a hot spot for its breakfast burritos in the mornings. They’re pretty straight-forward here, with scrambled eggs, hash browns, a green chile salsa, and cheddar, but the high-quality ingredients and lovely charred tortilla, plus the relatively reasonable size and portability, makes it a popular choice for those in the neighborhood. For those who like a meatier morning meal, the best move is to add bacon, which is thick cut and sourced from local purveyors.

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7. Pepper Box Cafe

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932 SE Morrison St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 841-5004
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A popular location for affordable dining and quick breakfasts, the small but comfortable Pepper Box Cafe serves Southwestern cuisine with Northwestern ingredients, including tacos, burritos, and breakfast plates. The breakfast burrito here is a consummate hangover cure, with egg, cheese, beans, and potatoes wrapped in a tortilla and covered in the diner’s choice of red or green sauce. It’s a bit messy, but that’s part of the point.

8. Fried Egg I'm In Love

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3549 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 610-3447
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Fried Egg I’m In Love is lauded for its gooey egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches, but the cheerfully yellow cafe busts out an equally impressive breakfast burrito. The ‘Rito Suave comes filled with an omelet sort of egg, cheddar, Aardvark aioli, and a choice of protein that includes veggie options like Soyrizo or a vegan patty, though the housemade sausage is a stand out. A few slices of avocado balances out the saltiness, and the whole thing handles well enough for a breakfast on the go.

9. The Dog House PDX

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5029 SE Division St #1545
Portland, OR 97215
(971) 645-5566
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While primarily a burger-focused food cart at the Lot at Scout Beer, Dog House PDX is a breakfast burrito must for those in the know. A distinguishing factor is the variety of ingredients that go beyond egg, cheese, potato, and meat. They all start with eggs and tots, then offer options including the Dank and Delicious, with grilled mushrooms and onions with blue cheese; the Cheezilla with multiple cheeses, Italian sausage, and spicy and garlic-truffle aiolis; and the super-packed Love Actually with bacon, Italian sausage, cheddar cheese, avocado, grilled mushrooms and onions, jalapenos, and herb aioli. All of them can be enjoyed to-go, out on the patio, or in the tap house.

10. El Gallo Taqueria

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4422 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 481-7537
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A cozy little cafe with red walls and counter service, El Gallo Taqueria in Woodstock starts most days with a line out the door. Eggs and crispy, golden-brown potatoes are wrapped in a toasted tortilla made in-house, along with pepperjack cheese and fired-roasted pepper, which give the burrito a nice zingy heat, especially if ordered with the rich, spicy chorizo (though vegetarians have options as well). It all comes together in a satisfying size, something that’s tricky with breakfast burritos.

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1. King Burrito Mexican Food

2924 N Lombard St, Portland, OR 97217

A longstanding counter-service restaurant, King Burrito serves burritos, tacos, and other Mexican and Mexican-American staples. Open early until late every day of the week, the super casual restaurant serves a selection of breakfast burritos, including chorizo, chorizo with potatoes, and the classic machaca breakfast burrito with scrambled eggs, refried beans, tomatoes, cheese, and shredded beef. The burritos at King Burrito are, appropriately, very big.

2924 N Lombard St
Portland, OR 97217

2. Los Gorditos

902 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217

With a number of locations across town, Los Gorditos is well loved for its quick and friendly counter service, affordable prices, and wide range of options that includes a full vegetarian and vegan menu. This extends to the breakfast burrito menu, at least for vegetarians, with a massive burrito stuffed with scrambled eggs, beans, cheese, potato, rice, sour cream, and a choice of meat or meat-substitute, including bacon, chorizo, soyrizo, and soy curls.

902 N Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97217

3. La Bonita | Food for the People

2839 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

Unmistakable with its colorful mural exterior, the family-owned La Bonita has been serving Mexican food to the Alberta crowd for twenty years now. The breakfast burritos here are fairly gargantuan and require two hands, stuffed with beans, cheese, egg, and hash browns. There’s also an option to add bacon or chorizo for some extra salty richness. La Bonita also has a location at North Killingsworth, and will soon have one on SE Division.

2839 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211

4. La Luna Cafe

828 SE Ash St, Portland, OR 97214
La Luna Cafe’s breakfast burrito with bacon
Breakfast burrito at La Luna Cafe
Alex Frane/Eater PDX

A cute little cafe housed in a window-lined basement and filled with hanging plants and peacock-blue paint, La Luna is busy most days of the week, and especially on weekends. The single option for breakfast burritos here is packed with fluffy eggs, crispy potatoes, cheese, and avocado. La Luna is a nice option for those who love breakfast burritos but want to skip the meat, as the burrito comes with the option of cauliflower “chorizo.” Still, those who opt for the bacon will be pleased with the thick, crispy pieces.

828 SE Ash St
Portland, OR 97214

5. The Daily Feast

837 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
Breakfast burrito at the Daily Feast
Three meat burrito at the Daily Feast
Alex Frane/Eater PDX

A chic little cafe rocking retro diner vibes with its turquoise seating and island counter, the Daily Feast serves a large selection of brunch staples, including a pretty hefty breakfast burrito. There are a few selections, but for those looking for something especially meat-filled, there’s the three meat burrito, with bacon, sausage, and ham, along with black beans, fluffy hash browns, poblano peppers, cheese, and, of course, scrambled eggs. Those who prefer their breakfast meat-free can find a similar burrito, but with spinach and mushrooms subbed in for the pork.

837 SW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97205

6. Meat Cheese Bread

1406 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97214

While the compact and rustic counter shop is known primarily for its somewhat eponymous sandwiches, Meat Cheese Bread is a hot spot for its breakfast burritos in the mornings. They’re pretty straight-forward here, with scrambled eggs, hash browns, a green chile salsa, and cheddar, but the high-quality ingredients and lovely charred tortilla, plus the relatively reasonable size and portability, makes it a popular choice for those in the neighborhood. For those who like a meatier morning meal, the best move is to add bacon, which is thick cut and sourced from local purveyors.

1406 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97214

7. Pepper Box Cafe

932 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214

A popular location for affordable dining and quick breakfasts, the small but comfortable Pepper Box Cafe serves Southwestern cuisine with Northwestern ingredients, including tacos, burritos, and breakfast plates. The breakfast burrito here is a consummate hangover cure, with egg, cheese, beans, and potatoes wrapped in a tortilla and covered in the diner’s choice of red or green sauce. It’s a bit messy, but that’s part of the point.

932 SE Morrison St
Portland, OR 97214

8. Fried Egg I'm In Love

3549 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214

Fried Egg I’m In Love is lauded for its gooey egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches, but the cheerfully yellow cafe busts out an equally impressive breakfast burrito. The ‘Rito Suave comes filled with an omelet sort of egg, cheddar, Aardvark aioli, and a choice of protein that includes veggie options like Soyrizo or a vegan patty, though the housemade sausage is a stand out. A few slices of avocado balances out the saltiness, and the whole thing handles well enough for a breakfast on the go.

3549 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214

9. The Dog House PDX

5029 SE Division St #1545, Portland, OR 97215

While primarily a burger-focused food cart at the Lot at Scout Beer, Dog House PDX is a breakfast burrito must for those in the know. A distinguishing factor is the variety of ingredients that go beyond egg, cheese, potato, and meat. They all start with eggs and tots, then offer options including the Dank and Delicious, with grilled mushrooms and onions with blue cheese; the Cheezilla with multiple cheeses, Italian sausage, and spicy and garlic-truffle aiolis; and the super-packed Love Actually with bacon, Italian sausage, cheddar cheese, avocado, grilled mushrooms and onions, jalapenos, and herb aioli. All of them can be enjoyed to-go, out on the patio, or in the tap house.

5029 SE Division St #1545
Portland, OR 97215

10. El Gallo Taqueria

4422 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97206

A cozy little cafe with red walls and counter service, El Gallo Taqueria in Woodstock starts most days with a line out the door. Eggs and crispy, golden-brown potatoes are wrapped in a toasted tortilla made in-house, along with pepperjack cheese and fired-roasted pepper, which give the burrito a nice zingy heat, especially if ordered with the rich, spicy chorizo (though vegetarians have options as well). It all comes together in a satisfying size, something that’s tricky with breakfast burritos.

4422 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206

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