Euston Road, Islington, London, N1 9AL
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I hate to say it, but this was the single most disappointing burrito I've had in London thus far, bar none.
I was scanning the food options at KGX on my Yelp app and thought to myself, 'Self, I need some lunch before getting on a very long train ride - what's likely to be fast and filling? Oh, I've heard good things about Benito's Hat. Odd - what's with the horrible overall rating? Surely it...more
I was a fan of the Benito's Hat in Covent Garden so coming to this place seemed like a no-brainer.
Actually, it's avoiding this place that's a no-brainer.
It should do an honest re-brand to Benito's Pants.
- Rude staff
- Sub-par ingredients: dry flavorless meat, nasty beans, and in general not much that's authentically Mexican and not much that you'd want to eat at all.
i've been here a few times, but every time i'm disappointed. the meat is always dry and lacking flavor * and the staff always seem like they'd rather be doing anything rather than pleasantly making my burrito. if you're in kings cross waiting for a train, this place is okay, but not great. i wouldn't recommend traveling farther than 10 feet to get here, because it's always a let down
I missed my 22:00 train meaning it would be an hour and a half to the next one... I remember Work BFF saying that the new part of Kings Cross was open and they had a Benito's Hat now! Score. Single girl and online dating adventure didn't go so well, so a burrito, reading my book, and waiting for my train seemed like a dream ;). The shop is nice, on the next floor up, where you can find...more