The Best Breakfast Burritos In Los Angeles

Breakfast burritos are a filling and flavorful way to start any day. From fluffy eggs to crispy add-ons like hash browns or bacon, breakfast burritos come in a variety of sizes and are stuffed with savory ingredients. Since Los Angeles is known for its Latin-influenced fare and cuisine, it should come as no surprise that the City of Angels is home to some of the most innovative and delicious breakfast burritos in the country.

Whether you're craving a California breakfast burrito with french fries or a more classic recipe with eggs, black beans, and cheese, there are plenty of restaurants serving up quality options that are sure to put a smile on your face at the start of your day. That said, regardless of if you prefer savory and spicy or simple and light, we've rounded up some of the best breakfast burritos in Los Angeles so that you can cure your craving during the most important meal of the day.

Great White

Located in the beachside community of Venice, Great White is an Australian-owned eatery that is popular for everything from an early breakfast to evening cocktails. When it comes to the breakfast burrito, Great White puts a Latin twist on pretty simple ingredients by filling theirs with scrambled eggs, Oaxaca cheese, scallions, chives, bacon, tater tots, salsa, and a flavorful chipotle aioli. The tater tots take this breakfast burrito to the next level by filling it up and adding some heartiness to the dish, while the salsa and chipotle aioli add spice and zestiness.

The restaurant also offers add-ons that can personalize your breakfast burrito, including fresh fruits and avocado. The blue smoothie bowl made with nutrient-dense blue algae is also a refreshing addition to the heartier breakfast burrito. Since Great White opens at 8 a.m., it is a great spot to start the day with delicious food and quality caffeine before tackling your workload.

All Day Baby

All Day Baby is a Silver Lake staple started by Chef Jonathan Whitener and Lien Ta in November of 2019. Though it is open "all day" as the name suggests, it is very popular for breakfast, showcasing the satisfaction of Southern cuisine with Mexican modifications. The ADB breakfast burrito uses fried eggs rather than scrambled, adding an entirely new layer of taste and texture to the experience. Along with the fried eggs, the tortilla is filled with smoked longaniza sausage, refried beans, jack cheese, and red salsa.

The sausage is tender and tasty, providing a flavor that is strong without being overbearing. Diners can also request that avocado be included for a small charge. Those looking for something simpler can enjoy a bean and cheese-only burrito for $6, making it a great option for kids. Some other beloved breakfast items include the blueberry hotcake with ricotta and the fried chicken biscuit with bread-and-butter pickles.

Angry Egret Dinette

Angry Egrette Dinette offers breakfast all day long starting at 9 a.m., allowing you to get your breakfast burrito fix until 3 p.m. In addition to a simple kids' breakfast sandwich that has scrambled eggs and cheese on bolillo bread, Angry Egrette Dinette offers two different breakfast burrito options. Meat lovers will most likely prefer the "Hey Porky's" burrito that is stuffed with a savory roasted pork shoulder, scrambled eggs, black beans, Oaxaca cheese, and green salsa. This meaty burrito is sure to satisfy your hunger for a good while, as it works just as well for lunch as it does for breakfast.

The second and more veggie-friendly burrito is "The Atwater." This one is filled with fresh veggies like butternut squash, mushrooms, and red peppers along with scrambled eggs and Swiss cheese. The home-fried potatoes are tossed with garlic butter, chives, and parsley, and they make for a wonderful and crispy side to your burrito.

La Azteca Tortilleria

Though many tend to focus on the filling of their breakfast burrito, the tortilla can truly make or break an experience. And La Azteca Tortilleria's homemade version takes its burrito's taste and texture to new culinary heights. Many of the breakfast burritos feature traditional Mexican ingredients such as nopales and refried beans to keep the flavors bold while honoring the art of Latin cuisine.

While most of their burritos are filled with eggs, the bacon burrito, for example, features a soft and warm tortilla filled with only crisp bacon, diced potatoes, and creamy refried beans. Those looking to go all out with flavor will appreciate the Ranchero burrito which combines chorizo, eggs, refried beans, potatoes, grilled tomatoes, onion, cilantro, Monterey Jack cheese, and sour cream. If you missed the breakfast rush but are still looking for a savory meal to fill you up, there are plenty of lunch options to choose from ranging from carnitas to chicharron.

Lily's Malibu

Malibu is home to beautiful beaches, a tight-knit community, and the locally loved Lily's Malibu. This family-owned restaurant brings authentic El Salvadorian flavors to Malibu, and bold flavors are at the forefront of its mission to create quality cuisine for locals and visitors alike. All vegetables are sliced daily, ensuring that everything is fresh and vibrant, and has been since it first opened in 1989.

That said, when it comes to the burritos, two things that really up the ante in the taste department are 1) the use of high-quality and gourmet seasonings, and 2) burritos that are stuffed with far more protein than rice. Rather than having only one breakfast burrito to choose from, Lily's Malibu provides guests with a handful of options ranging from the bacon breakfast burrito to a kicky chorizo version of the breakfast staple. If you're looking to go all out at the start of your day, the loco breakfast burrito contains ham, bacon, chorizo, sausage, eggs, beans, and cheese all stuffed into a soft and chewy flour tortilla.

Strings of Life

Strings of Life in West Hollywood is an inviting and airy all-day cafe that serves up refreshing cuisine with an Aussie twist. With two breakfast burritos on the menu, Strings of Life brings new life to the most important meal of the day, serving up quality ingredients that boast bold flavors and innovative combos. The standard breakfast burrito is filled with a fluffy omelet along with mushrooms, crispy bacon, cheese, tomato chutney, crispy potato cake, arugula, and avocado. The crispy potato cake is similar to a hash brown but has a denser texture, while the tomato chutney adds an acidic touch that balances the dish.

Those that prefer to keep things meatless can enjoy the veggie burrito. While it is made with egg, the veggie burrito features no meat and gives guests the option of substituting the egg with spiced Impossible Meat grillers for an additional $8. Between the melted and gooey cheese and the refreshingly crisp arugula, both breakfast burrito options are sure to help start your day with a smile.

Guerilla Cafecito

Starting at 8 a.m. sharp every day, Guerilla Cafecito serves everything from breakfast burritos and bold brews to sweet and savory pastries. That said, the burritos are only available until noon, meaning you need to act fast each morning to get your fix. Since it is owned by the famed Guerilla Tacos, guests can expect authentic flavors and locally-sourced ingredients that result in quality cuisine inspired by the flavors of Mexico.

After getting a boost from your creamy cappuccino or bold cold brew, there are several satiating delicious food items to choose from. From the burrito bowl to the egg-and-chorizo sandwich, there are plenty of breakfast-oriented items to cater to your cravings. That said, the GTLA burrito takes the cake thanks to its simple yet decadent combo of steak, hash browns, cheese, avocado, and salsa. As one of the few breakfast burritos that don't include eggs, the GTLA is able to offer a tasty experience with a unique twist.

Doubting Thomas

Doubting Thomas in the Historic Filipinotown is a quaint and quiet coffee shop and bakery that serves handcrafted pastries and specialty brews. The pour-over coffee is a fan favorite for locals who like their cup of Joe strong, aromatic, and complex. The pastries have a homemade touch that allows them to stand out from the competition. Those looking to order food in addition to their coffee will find a solid amount of veggie and plant-based options that err on the healthier side of the menu.

That said, the Doubtless Breakfast Burrito goes above and beyond to bring locally-sourced ingredients and Latin-inspired cuisine to locals and visitors alike. While the braised pork shoulder is the star of the show, the sharp white cheddar, smashed Sierra gold potatoes, smoked chili, cilantro, onion, eggs, and tomatillo salsa all work together to create a flavor-blasting burrito that satisfies a multitude of cravings. There is also a veggie burrito that replaces the pork shoulder with avocado.


Located in Boyle Heights, Macheen provides visitors and local Angelenos with top-botch Mexican cuisine that uses classic methods and local ingredients to create vibrant food that tantalizes taste buds. From tacos to enchiladas, this eastside gem brings a true taste of Mexico to Los Angeles. In addition to its Boyle Heights location, Macheen's cuisine can also be found every Sunday at Smorgasburg LA.

That said, whether you're in the mood for tacos on the go or a breakfast burrito that will keep you energized all day long, Macheen never fails to deliver. The soft scrambled eggs make up the majority of the filling and are complemented by crispy taters tots, Swiss cheese, Cotija cheese, and zesty salsa. Pair your breakfast burrito with passionfruit manzanilla or a lavender horchata to kick things up a notch and add a refreshing twist to your morning. Macheen also offers regular coffee for those who need their caffeine fix.

Kumquat Mini Mart

Kumquat Mini Mart is home to aromatic and strong coffee that fills the air upon walking in. Whether you're looking to pick up a bag of coffee beans or grab a quick cup of java to go, Kumquat Mini Mart in Eagle Rock is a consistent and convenient place to start your morning. The only real food item available is the breakfast burrito, which means it must be pretty good to sustain the entire menu.

Titled the "Good Burrito," each one is made with egg and the diner's choice of turkey bacon, sausage, or potato. There is also a vegan version for those that follow a completely plant-based diet or don't eat eggs. The burrito only takes about 15 minutes to make, so customers can simply order ahead online and then pick it up once it is ready. You can also choose to have it toasted or untoasted.


Located right off of Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach, Phanny's is a casual eatery that offers counter service in a laid-back setting. Though Phanny's serves everything from hot dogs and burgers to omelets, this local favorite is most famous for its breakfast burritos. The recipes behind these morning goodies keep things very simple, proving that the classics are sometimes all you need to cure a craving.

Each burrito is made with eggs, cheese, potatoes, and salsa, but diners have the option to modify them with proteins such as ham, bacon, sausage, and turkey. You can also enjoy a combination of these meats or opt-in for a vegetable burrito made with onions, bell pepper, mushroom, and tomato. The salsa enhances the flavor and adds some spice without taking away from the other flavors. Though other breakfast items are only served until 11 a.m., the breakfast burritos are available all day long.

Cofax Coffee

Even if you aren't an LA local, you can have the beloved Cofax Coffee burrito shipped to you nationwide. In addition to matcha lattes and cold brews, Cofax serves up hearty breakfast burritos that do not skimp on the fillings. With six different breakfast burritos on the menu, there are plenty of options that can accommodate any preference or diet. From the spicy and flavorful chorizo burrito to the Ugly Drum pastrami-packed selection, getting in your daily dose of protein is easy at Cofax Coffee.

There is also a veggie breakfast burrito for those craving something lighter, as well as an Impossible burrito that uses the plant-based meat as a vegan substitute for an authentic taste and texture that is scarily similar to the real deal. That said, the crispy bacon burrito is one of the most popular options and offers a solid kick thanks to its pickled jalapeños.

Wake and Late

Available for both pickup and delivery, Wake and Late is located in Downtown LA but has two locations opening in Santa Monica and Hollywood. From fresh orange juice that is squeezed daily to iced coffee, there are plenty of drink options to choose from. However, when it comes to food, Wake and Late specializes in only one item: the breakfast burrito. From tots and eggs to bacon and avocado, the classic combos at Wake and Late hit the spot and cure your craving for traditional American breakfast flavors.

However, there are plenty of other innovative and unique options to explore. The grass-fed carne asada steak breakfast burrito is hearty and filling, making it a great option for meat lovers who prefer to pack on the protein. The smoked pastrami breakfast burrito with chipotle aioli is another winning combo, and the vegetarian and vegan options are wonderful for those who follow a dairy-free or plant-based diet.

George's Burger Stand

Located in Boyle Heights, George's Burger Stand is a historic and iconic spot that's been serving up pastrami, burgers, and fries since the 1960s. None of the meats at George's Burger Stand are ever frozen, and everything is sliced to order. When it comes to quality, the housemade salsas and sauces and locally-made bread enhance the overall taste and quality of the food. Even the pickles are specially sourced, making all of the burgers and sandwiches here a true work of art.

However, when it comes to breakfast burritos, the homemade hash browns are what make this beloved classic truly stand out. The longhorn cheese is both savory and sweet, while the soft flour tortilla provides the perfect cocoon for these complementing ingredients. The red salsa has a solid amount of spice, and diners can choose between bacon, sausage, chorizo, extra hash browns, or avocado for an extra charge. Additional protein is also an option for those who want their burrito to be extra full.

Lucky Boy Burgers

With two tasty locations in Pasadena, Lucky Boy Burgers is an iconic burger joint that has a retro vibe and transportive vintage appeal. Though the burger joint is obviously most famous for its patties and buns, the breakfast burrito is another headliner that manages to stand out from the crowd. In fact, according to Eater LA, the breakfast burrito from Lucky Boy is considered to be the most popular and beloved breakfast burrito in the entire city.

Best of all, these famous breakfast burritos are served all day long, meaning you can get your fix at any hour of the day. The filling of the burrito includes all of the classics like eggs, potatoes, bacon or sausage (or both), and cheese. However, the tortilla also plays a huge role in the texture and taste of this breakfast burrito — each wrap is given a nice char on the grill before being stuffed to the brim.