Chipotle Restaurant Review: America’s Favorite Mexican Joint
More and more fast food restaurants are popping up all over the place lately, more specifically Mexican fast food. Del Taco, Taco Bell, El Pollo Loco and Baja Fresh are all examples of Mexican fast food restaurants that are trying to be the best of the best in their industry. This presents the big question: what is America’s favorite Mexican joint?
A survey from 2019 asked 7,600 American adults what their favorite fast-casual Mexican restaurant was in the US. El Pollo Loco came in third, while Del Taco narrowly beat them by one percent. However, that still doesn’t conquer the 48 billion dollar Mexican joint with exactly 3,162 restaurants in the US. This restaurant was ranked much higher than its competition in the survey, making it America’s favorite Mexican fast-food restaurant… CHIPOTLE.
When you open the double glass doors of your nearest Chipotle, you are instantly greeted by the lively atmosphere of customers and staff as well as the unique and upbeat cross-genre music. “Let’s see… What to order…” you think as you approach the counter of Chipotle’s 53 fresh ingredients including a variety of meat, veggies, rice, beans, and other toppings that make up your one of 65,000 order combinations.
You make your way down the order line and breeze through checkout thanks to the helpful cashiers behind the counter. You decide to add a drink to your order so you make your way over to the drink counter and contemplate which of the many soda choices to choose from. Finally, you find a place to sit and enjoy your food.
Chipotle offers a vast array of fresh ingredients for you to choose from and it is reasonably priced. The main entrees are bowls, burritos, quesadillas, tacos, or kid’s dishes. Chipotle also gives you a large selection of drinks, including Coca-Cola, Sprite, lemonade, and a few others.
Chipotle has an app so that you can order in advance for pickup or delivery, and if you create an account, you can start earning points with every purchase to redeem for lots of fun things. When ordering for pickup, you can choose from an in-restaurant pickup, a curbside pickup, or even a drive-thru where you can pick up your order straight from your car (only at select restaurants).
In conclusion, Chipotle offers a wide variety of menu options with a great selection of toppings, drinks, and sides. Additionally, Chipotle has great staff members that handle your food with care and they have very fun, welcoming restaurants all over the US. If your mouth is already watering, you can download the Chipotle app on all platforms for easy ordering and the option of delivery right to your door.