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About Besito Mexican - Burlington

Come join us at out new Burlington location! Besito - Rated "Excellent" by the The New York Times and #1 in Tri-State Open Table Diner's choice! Besito, translated as little kiss, strives to delight guests with the warmth of a private hacienda offering thoughtful details and cuisine. Besito was rated “excellent” by the New York Times with its dramatic eucalyptus-beamed ceiling that embraces all the flavors and festivity of Mexican cuisine. Enjoy fresh, table-side guacamole and over 75 tequilas all straight from Mexico. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter.

75 Middlesex Tpke.
Burlington, MA 01803
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mexican / Southwestern, Mexican, Southwest

Hours of Operation:
Monday- Thursday : 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday- Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Sundays: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Burlington Mall Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(781) 272-9900

Website:
http://www.besitomexican.com/

Catering:
We offer on-site catering with semi-private amenities available. Please call for more information.

Parking Details:
Parking Lot off of The Burlington Mall Road

Executive Chef:
Chef Carlos Arellano & Chef Isaac Reyes

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Besito Mexican - Burlington Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.2

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (19)
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Authentic (11)
Good for a Date (11)
Great for Lunch (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Spicy (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Business Meals (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Romantic (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Cozy (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Healthy (4)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Disabled Access (1)
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

This is my third time here, food is always amazing, great drinks, server wasn’t very attentive, didn’t have our drinks for a while including water. My husband and I were going to order dessert but she took forever to come back to the table and by the time she did, she handed us the bill.....

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Our waitress really was not that great, she only came over to our table once and we had empty drinks throughout our entire meal. We also sat there for a while without anyone coming over to us to even offer water.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Service was slow despite an off hour - very early for dinner - with plenty of waitresses and waiters hanging around. Happy hour pricing only applies at bar, we discovered. Drinks were quite pricey, and they were pushing a "special" margarita for $14 - top price - a lot to pay for a drink that was mostly ice. Meals were artistically prepared but mostly sauce and not much meat, for prices higher than many other Mexican restaurants.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I had dinner on Saturday and Everything was awesome, I always come with my wife and children because we love everything and our kids are always welcome, the manager came to our table to see is everything was good and he gave flash lights to our kids, that’s was a nice thing my kids were so happy, the decoration looks so authentic and the food also, the service that they provide is unbelievable, starting from the table side guac until the end with churros and worry dolls. This place is awesome. Thanks!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

It must have been 85 degrees in the restaurant and no one could say why or fix it. Drinks from the bar were ridiculous slow, as was the guacamole. Food is really good but it wasn’t a great experience. I was sweated through by the time we left.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent food and attentive service. For some reason, someone kept playing with the lights and shifting them up and down. A little bizarre when you're in a serious conversation. Food was well prepared and flavorful.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

It's Burlington Mall so it's a bit pricey but the food was very good as was the service.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

My son and I had been here before and were looking forward to Lunch at Besito's. This was a first time visit for my wife. We all loved it. Service was prompt and courteous. The table-side prep of the guacamole is always fun and it is a great app with the warm corn chips.

Whether trying Mexican for the first time or a long-time fan, give Bestito's a try.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We have eaten at Besito several times, The food and service has been great every time. The guacamole, hand-made in a cart by your table, is excellent, as is the food. I tried the budin de mariscos (sea-food pie), which I've almost gotten several times before. It was up to the usual Besito quality.

Tags: Spicy, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

I had a late dinner with a friend and everything was unic, the service was exceptional and the food was awesome, and the guac is always a must. I highly recommend this place.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food is always good and not just the usual Mexican fare and the service is also good and friendly. I enjoy eating here.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Despite our group going on a busy Saturday night, the manager and waiters went out of their way to accommodate our party of 10 so that we could all dine together. The drinks and food, including the appetizers, were exceptional in flavor and presentation. Not only was the food great, the service was equally as good. The other four couples that joined us all commented on how good it was and how that they can't wait to go back to try some of the other entrees.

Tags: Spicy, Fun, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Guacamole made table side. Fun atmosphere, good food, and friendly staff

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

We went during their celebration of Dia de los Muertos. It was a great night, the food was great.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Fun, Seasonal
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Love the made at the table guacamole. Great for a get-together with friends.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Staff provided perfect amount of attention for our gathering of four friends. Food was good, with some spicy options. Great ambiance for conversation.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

2nd time here. Very good for gluten free options . Staff gets it. Chips baked separately as example. Get seat inside not along windows for quaintness.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Excellent Mexican food and drinks. The best guacamole made fresh at the table.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We had a 6:45 Friday night reservation at Besito. We were seated promptly. Service was excellent throughout our meal. The food was very good quality and tasty without being too spicy. I am not an expert on Mexican food but it seemed fairly authentic to me. The decor was very nice and its location in Burlington Mall was convenient. My only complaint was that it was very dark - they could use better lighting .

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Casual, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on October 16, 2017

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our first dinner at Besitos. We would definitely return. Our server was friendly and helpful explaining the dishes to us. Our guacamole was prepared fresh at our table and was very good. (We were given our choice of how spicy we wanted it.) I had the excellent Camarones Jalisco, which were delicious -- just the right blend of spice in the sauce and sweetness in the sweet potato (?) puree on which the shrimp were served. My friends were happy with their dinners too (salmon and chiles relleno). Our only disappointment was the coconut custard dessert, which didn't have much coconut flavor and came with a sweet topping that seemed artificial. Otherwise, everything was great.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

It is a little loud, but otherwise a great spot, good food, good value.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Happy Hour
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 (New England)·Dined on October 11, 2017

This was our first time at Besito and we will certainly be back! I went there with my three girlfriends to celebrate a birthday. Our waitress was incredible! She was super friendly, experienced and just a pleasure! The food was so fresh and the drinks were delicious too! We will be back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

It was for a birthday celebration, I had asked them to bring a dessert at the end of the meal with a candle and the person I asked said they always do that for birthdays. However, the end of the meal came and they brought the check without they bringing the dessert with the candle

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The food was well-prepared and tasty. A very good value for the money, which one does not often find at mall-based restaurants. We would have appriciated a bit more spice in the salsa and sauces.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Casual
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Beautiful place we wished we had one on long island. Great atmosphere fun

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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I have always enjoyed the food and drinks at Besitos! Excellent tableside guacamole and quality drinks. I was a little disappointed with some service points this time but I guess you win some, you lose some.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We were SO looking forward to trying this place- as everyone we talk to says how wonderful it is! The service was SO slow and the waitress was not very attentive. She was extremely pleasant, but walked by our table numerous times and not offer us drinks when we clearly had empty glasses in front of us. The table was too small- so our meals, waters, (empty) drink glasses, and side order couldn't fit- so she took away our empty glasses and didn't ask if we wanted another (when we tried to ask her for another order she was no where to be found). The food was bland and small for what you pay. My husband didn't find his meal too bad- so we MAY give it another try-But not for awhile.

Tags: Authentic, Spicy, Happy Hour, Bar Seating
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 (New England)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Been to the Chestnut Hill location before. Pretty good food and margaritas. Solid overall experience and the hand-made, table side guacamole is a very nice touch.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Very fresh and delicious food and margaritas. It feels a bit more upscale than some of the other mexican chain restaurants and prices reflect that, but I find the food to be better quality as well.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Great Burlington spot. With so many options popping up in the Burlington area, this is still worthy of a slot in the lunch rotation. Super tasty Mexican, table side guacamole is always a good call and they give you warm churros before you leave.

If you want Mexican, this is a GREAT spot.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

My daughter requested to come here for her birthday. She loves the table side guacamole. We had a great time. The atmosphere is very relaxed but festive, the food was great and most important my daughter loved it. Thank you Besito.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We ordered table made guacamole, medium spicy. It was inedible because it was so spicy. We asked for a redo and asked for mild. The mild version was a bit spicy but much more tolerable. A bit too much cilantro for my taste, but others in my party enjoyed it. We were a party of 6 and most everyone enjoyed their meal. The food is not cheap here, but the server was friendly and the cocktails were decent. I often have less of an inclination to eat at a restaurant in a mall, but this one is okay. Above average offerings but again, be careful about how spicy you can tolerate your food.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Our waiter was attentive and the manager Cassandra is always checking to make sure that everything is great. Highly recommend this place for great Mexican that you can not get at other generic mexican places.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Besito has a good, but limited selection of Mexican dishes - not TexMex! Food and drink excellent and service is always good.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Crowded Saturday night. Reservation was for 7:30, but closer to 8 when seated. Tableside guacamole was made to the ladies preferences, and was throughly enjoyed. Main courses were quickly prepared, and were tasty. Service ebbed and flowed. We we not rushed, but could have used some attn at times. Bill was reasonable for the quality.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 25, 2017

We have eaten here many times. The food and service have always been great. We do try to find a quiet corner, trying to steer clear of the bar area, which can be noisy. This week, we ended up across from a family group which sometimes got a bit boisterous -- just the luck of the draw, though.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Good food, a little different than your average Mexican, good service.

2 comments - in an effort to make sure everything was good, the staff checked in with us over and over - so much so our conversation kept getting interrupted. It was too much.

Also, an order of soup was not brought until we asked and then the meal showed up a second later.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on August 24, 2017

First time at besito but certainly won't be the last.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Authentic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Guacamole appetizer and shrimp skillet tacos were great. However the carne asada taco was not good - meat was very tough, fatty and hard to chew. Plantains were very good.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Spicy
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 (New England)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Wonderful food and service . They made sure we were happy and satisfied.

Tags: Good for a Date
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