Barberitos Named ‘Favorite Burrito’ by “Flagpole Magazine” for the 10th Consecutive Year

Barberitos Named 'Favorite Burrito' by "Flagpole Magazine" for the 10th Consecutive Year

Athens-based fast-casual burrito restaurant continues to win the heart of local burrito lovers

Barberitos Named 'Favorite Burrito' by "Flagpole Magazine" for the 10th Consecutive YearBarberitos is excited to announce the fast-casual Southwestern Grille and Cantina was named by “Flagpole Magazine” reader’s as their “Favorite Burrito.” The restaurant chain knows a thing about burritos, having won “Favorite Burrito” for 10 consecutive years. Founded in Athens, Ga. Barberitos has grown to 50 locations around the southeast.

“Athens is the home of Barberitos, so it’s always a special honor to be recognized locally as the best,” said Barberitos Founder and CEO Downing Barber. “We attribute our success to cooking with farm-fresh food and preparing many of the restaurants’ menu items in-house daily.”

The 2020 Reader’s Favorite voting began on Feb. 3 and continued through Feb. 26. Full awards results can be found in the March 24 issue of “Flagpole Magazine.”

The original Barberitos opened in 2000 and is still located in downtown Athens. Now, there are five additional locations in the Athens area with the newest location in Prince Park set to open in May 2021.

Barberitos is a Southwestern Grille dedicated to serving farm-fresh, high-quality food in a fast-casual restaurant environment. Many of the restaurants’ menu items are prepared or cooked in-house daily, including hand-smashed guacamole, homemade salsas, fresh-cut vegetables, as well as chicken, steak, turkey, tofu, pork, fish, rice and beans.

For more information about Barberitos, the company’s food, health information, locations, franchise opportunities and its commitment to people and community, please visit