The breakfast burrito is wholly an American concept, borne from the Southwest and Tex-Mex food. Tia Sophia’s, a Mexican cafe in Santa Fe, N.M., claims the honor of inventing the original in 1975 when it served a version with potatoes and bacon rolled up in a tortilla and served with chili and cheese on top. In Las Vegas, they’re a standard on pretty much any breakfast menu. Here, find 10 outstanding versions of breakfast burritos that you should try.Read More
Outstanding Breakfast Burritos in Las Vegas
Get acquainted with these 10 breakfast burritos.
1. The Egg & I
The Egg & I based its name on the 1940s-American memoir written by Betty MacDonald that was later made into a movie starring Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray. The breakfast burrito features scrambled eggs with pork sausage, house-roasted onions, green chiles, seasoned ranch potatoes, Jack and cheddar, wrapped in a flour tortilla and topped with salsa or pork green chili and fresh herbs. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, smashed avocado, and a side of seasoned ranch potatoes.
2. My Huevos
The choices at My Huevos go beyond a standard bacon, or chorizo and egg burrito and include four different types of beans or potato, plus 27 specialty toppings such as spam, pineapple, and pork chili verde.
3. Northside Cafe
The breakfast burrito here features scrambled eggs, chorizo, cheddar cheese, potatoes and green chilies, wrapped in a flour tortilla and topped with sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and salsa. You can also order it with verde. Bonus, you can order it 24 hours a day.
4. The Henry
The Henry at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has a breakfast burrito prepared with scrambled eggs, chorizo, green bell peppers, pico de gallo, crispy potatoes and Monterey jack cheese.
5. Tom's Urban
Tom’s Urban at New York-New York offers up a breakfast burrito with a choice of meat with eggs, cheddar and jack cheese, smothered with pork green chili, topped with queso fresco, cilantro crema and pico de gallo.
6. Della's Kitchen
What’s better than breakfast all-day? Breakfast burritos all day. Della’s Kitchen located at Delano Las Vegas has one with a wheat tortilla filled with vegetable egg white scramble and California avocado. Healthy even.
7. Mr. Mamas Breakfast and Lunch
Mr. Mama’s breakfast burrito has eggs, green and red bell peppers, onions, cheese and potatoes, plus it comes with a choice of bacon, ham or sausage.
Neighbors with its plant-friendly interior features the portorrito, made with Portobello mushroom, bell pepper, smashed potato, avocado and pico de gallo for the vegetarian fans.
The S’motherload comes with filet mignon, egg, sausage, potatoes, peppers, onions and pico in a tortilla with Cajun cheese sauce on the happy side of the menu at SkinnyFats.
10. Carlito's Burritos
Casual New Mexican cuisine with red and green chili sauces make the menu at Carlito’s Burritos. Breakfast burritos are served all day.