Eat at the Loco Burro – Fresh Mex Cantina

I recently visited this restaurant, the Loco Burro, while on family vacation in the Smokies! We decided to try this place for lunch after noticing the vibrant atmosphere even from the outside. As we walked through the doors, we were greeted with cool air and the smell of Mexican cuisine. The restaurant was a very spacious building and it allowed space for many people to socialize and have get-togethers. I personally enjoyed the colorful décor! The food was delicious and the building itself provided a lovely experience and atmosphere.

Located in Gatlinburg, TN the Loco Burro sits along the main drag – in the heart of downtown. A festive Loco Burro rooftop patio allows you to enjoy dining and drinks outside during the warmer months. Sit high over the streets of downtown with the hustle and bustle of tourists around you. Enjoy the food, company, and fresh Smoky Mountain air. The Loco Burro has so much to offer in terms of appetizing food that you may be overwhelmed with all of the options! For a pre-meal snack, you can choose from a variety of sauces as well as quesadillas for the table, stuffed jalapenos, or a platter with a small sampling of several things. This Mexican food is Tex-Mex, which means it is a blend of American and Mexican food. You will love how colorful and fresh your food is at the Loco Burro.

This Gatlinburg restaurant is a great option for large parties of people because there are options that everyone can enjoy. Children will love the food here because they can choose to have either Mexican-inspired food or kid’s classics such as chicken or hamburgers. Vegetarians will have no problem dining here with all of the meatless options that are available. Both soups and salads here can be delicious vegetarian options, and there are several delicious dressings to top any salad you choose. For the entrees, you can choose from burritos, fajitas, grilled specials, and various combinations. After your filling meal and delightful conversation, make sure that you save room to eat Loco Burro dessert! There are several delicious desserts to choose from, including fried banana cheesecake, the chocolate churro, fried ice cream with churros, sopapillas, and caramel cream cheese flan. Any of these desserts would be a great option for an after dinner treat.

The Loco Burro also has many delicious drinks for you to choose from. This Smoky Mountain restaurant offers adult beverages as well as many different soda options. Coca-Cola products are sold here as well as Jarritos Soda.

This Tex-Mex restaurant is surrounded by both shops and attractions! Make sure to stop by the numerous Ripley’s attractions as well as the Gatlinburg Village Shops that house numerous stores. You will find many Cabins For You rentals that are close to all of the popular attractions of the Gatlinburg strip. Loco Burro is the only Tex-Mex restaurant on the strip at this time. Make sure to check out their menu to see what you have to look forward to!

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