Welcome Lime Fresh Mexican to the Burrito Barrio on Friday

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The newest outpost of Lime Fresh Mexican Grill will open Friday in Fort Lauderdale. Though it was slated to debut today, final inspections have delayed the grand opening.

The menu is made-to-order Mexican grill standards: half a dozen appetizers, four salads, three soups, and a myriad of quesadillas, burritos, and tacos. Lime Fresh Mexican Grill debuted in South Beach in 2004 by CEO John Kunkel, who opened the first shop in Broward in 2008.

The newest burrito outpost joins a handful in what's shaping up as a burrito barrio, which includes stalwart East Coast Burrito Factory; Zona Fresca, which debuted in 2001; Baja Fresh; Chipotle; and Tijuana Flats. The Whole Enchilada will join the fray with its second location later this year, having just begun construction on its 745 N. Federal Highway location.

What's your favorite burrito, and how will Lime fare among contenders? Send your weigh-in to the comments.

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, 1535 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale.

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My favorite burrito is actually at Tipico's at Sunrise & Federal in Ft Lauderdale!


How I rank them:1) Zona Fresca - always excellent, very clean 2) The Whole Enchilada 3) East Coast Burrito, always good food but this place needs an update always looks grungy  inside4) Tijuana Flats -love the hot sauce bar5) Lime Fresh Mex- OK6) Chipotle- Big food little flavorJust my opinion but I'm right and you know it!


Thanks for putting it on the radar. Haven't been yet!


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