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El Azteca is the Mecca of La Mesa-Area Burrito Joints

We all tend to have a "favorite" burrito place. La Mesa area residents voted in the Readers' Choice poll and said the Parkway Drive taco shop is best.

The people of La Mesa and Mount Helix certainly do love their burritos. And fortunately for them, they are afforded a variety of great places to pick one up!

In a poll that saw more than a dozen different Mexican food eateries get votes, the Best Burrito in the La Mesa-Mount Helix area goes to .

The Parkway Drive taco shop picked up 15 percent of the vote, as well as several positive statements in the comments section. It narrowly edged out (12 percent), Campo Road favorite (10 percent) and national chain (10 percent.)

Congrats to El Azteca – truly the Mecca of local taco shops.

Each week, we’ll feature a new Readers' Choice 2012 poll to find out who you think does it best. You'll have a chance to weigh in on everything from food and sports to boutiques and party spots.

The poll for next week: Best Florist

Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. Ties will be broken by whichever business has the most positive comments in the section below. We will announce the winner on Friday.

While you’re hanging out at Patch, check out our Places business directory—and stick around to write a review and provide a rating of your favorite place.

Do you own a business in La Mesa, Mt. Helix or Spring Valley? Connect with customers by claiming your Patch directory listing! Here are . We've even got a video from out sister site Holliston Patch that shows you how to do it in one minute.

Andy Phemister April 21, 2012 at 02:58 PM
I missed the poll but I am in total agreement. Though Saritas is closer to where I live, and I love Mario's as a sit down Mexican place, the best Mexican take out in La Mesa is El Azteca!

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