Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Qdoba Mexican Grill Review and Giveaway!!


How many of you like Mexican food? Around our home, it's not just a "like"-it's a LOVE! Every one of us loves Mexican, and it's easily our first choice when dining out. When I was given the opportunity to "review" our nearby Qdoba Mexican Grill, the only question was who to bring with me! 

C and I ended up going to Qdoba by ourselves one afternoon when the rest of the family was busy. The restaurant sits back in a plaza, and it was nice and quiet when we walked in. (We soon learned we were just ahead of the lunch rush, because soon the place was packed!). 



This was my first time in quite a while to eat at Qdoba, so we both took a few minutes to check out the menu. Everything sounded so good that we had a hard time deciding what to eat! I finally settled on the Queso Burrito with Chicken, and C ordered a Fajita Ranchera Burrito. I was very pleased to be able to get my Queso Burrito on a whole wheat tortilla. Most Mexican restaurants don't offer this, but I love whole wheat tortillas! This was just the first step in choices though, and I was able to completely customize my burrito! It's like a Mexican Subway, as you watch the employees create your burrito right in front of you! You can personalize your entree with black beans, pinto beans, lime-cilantro rice, pico de gallo, roasted chile corn, salsa verde, lettuce, sour cream, shredded cheese, grilled vegetables, and much more! I only added a few items to my burrito, and I could not believe how big it was! C, however, was a little more adventurous, and added several toppings and extras. The employee literally could barely get her tortilla to close! Check this out:



We wasted no time digging into the burritos, and we were not disappointed. My Queso Burrito features (you guessed it) Qdoba's signature Queso, which is absolutely delicious! Very rich and creamy, it is the perfect addition to a burrito. The black beans and rice were very tasty. I was extremely impressed with the overall fresh quality of the food. Mexican food tastes so much better fresh! Oh, and I actually had to eat my burrito with a fork, as it was too big to fit in my mouth :)

C really enjoyed her Fajita Ranchera Burrito as well. She had hers made with chicken, pinto beans, cilantro-lime rice, as well as some of the other add-ins. This signature entree features a sauce with tomatoes, onions, poblano peppers, garlic and spices that C really liked. 


That burrito just wouldn't stay closed!
C and I both had leftovers, which we brought home and finished off that evening. No, we didn't even share our leftovers! So, after my first trip back to Qdoba in probably months, I am wondering how it has taken me so long to go back! The food is delicious and fresh, so what's not to like? I will definitely not be waiting months to eat at Qdoba again!




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66 comments:

  1. I'd have to try one of their taco salads

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  2. I love taco salads - so I would like to try theirs.

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  5. My husband loves this place! We order the
    Mission-style burritos.

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  6. Our Qudoba is less than half a mile away in Duarte. We go over on the bikes sometimes.

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  8. I would like the mexican gumbo.

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  9. There is one right by our mall. It is about 4 miles from me. I love it, we eat their all the time.

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  10. I'd like GRILLED QUESADILLAS

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  11. I have one within 10 minutes drive.

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  12. I would like to try the Mexican Gumbo.

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  13. i would like to try the grilled quesadillas.
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  14. The closest to me is in Beavercreek Ohio.
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  16. I am addicted to Qdoba! I would love to try their tortilla soup

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  17. I'd like to try their Mexican Gumbo.

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  21. I would like to try their Taco Salad.

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  22. We have a fairly new Qdoba nearby in Camas, Washington.

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  25. Chicken nachos!!!

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  29. My closest Qdoba is 2.7 miles from my house and I LOVE it!
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  30. I would like to try the ground beef burrito!

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  32. The closest is 23 miles (about 30min)

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    1. Ttrockwood@yahoo.comAugust 16, 2012 at 10:38 PM

      Vegetarian burrito with pico!

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  33. i would love to customize my own tacos!

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  34. I would love to try the 3 Cheese Nachos
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  35. My closest Qdoba is about an hour and fifteen minutes away.

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  37. Ttrockwood@yahoo.comAugust 16, 2012 at 10:37 PM

    Closest location is 34th street and 8th ave, nyc

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  38. I would like to try the Grilled Quesadillas. They look pretty tasty. Thanks!

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  40. I would love to try one of the Burritos.
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  43. There's a Qdoba location about 5 miles from my office. Might have to go there for lunch soon!

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  44. Never been but the taco salads look really good too

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  45. Closest one is 45 minutes away, close to the big mall we shop at.

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  46. I would love to try the burritos!

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  47. River forest-only 10 minutes away!

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  48. I can never resist crispy TACOS! I think I'd go for one each of the Grilled Chicken, Shredded Beef and Pulled Pork! (Their menu is making me hungry!

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  50. The closest Qdoba is 1.4 miles away.

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  51. I would like to try their 3 Cheese Nachos.
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  53. The nearest Qdoba is about 30 minutes from me.
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  54. closest to be is about 10 miles.

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  55. We JUST got this restaurant here. It's less than a month old! I'd try the quesedillas first!
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