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Luis in Berlin

Posted November 4, 2014 in Family, Funny, News, People, T-Shirt Pictures with No comments

New Tee-Shirt Picture just in 

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New iPhone App and Android App

Posted September 12, 2014 in Advice, computers, Food, News, Speicals with 1 comment

Check out our new iPhone app and Android App Ready for free download. Lots of great promotions coming this fall for App user and best of all. Skip the line. If you come for lunch and want to get in and out without waiting, use our app and just come to the counter and pick […]

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Five Thirty Eight Burrito Bracket

Posted September 5, 2014 in Boston Strong, Contests, Food, Media, News with No comments

  FiveThirtyEight is a polling and data analysis website  created by Nate Silver. ESPN-purchased FiveThirtyEight in March 2014. Much of the methodology is derived from the Nate Silver’s experience in baseball statistical experience. It is a voluminous and detailed system they use to help predict Presidential elections and House and Senate matches. They have predicted the top vote winner in each state in the […]

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Posted July 23, 2014 in News with No comments

Congratulations to La Taqueria in San Francisco on winning FiveThirtyEight‘s “Best Burrito in America” rankings, and thanks to Anna Maria Barry-Jester and everyone at Five Thirty Eight for initiating the search. We’re proud of our team and customers, and to have our burrito included on the list of one of the top 16 in the […]

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Closed for the Holiday

Posted December 25, 2013 in News with No comments

Both Stores Closed  December 25 Fenway Open December 26 11am to December 30 11pm and open Jan 2 11am for another great year Brighton Store Closed December 25 through Jan 2 opening at 11am for another great year

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Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and El Pelón Mash-Up!

Posted October 24, 2013 in Food, News, People, Speicals with No comments

  Join us for the first ever Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and El Pelón Mash Up! Click below for details

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Eater: A day in the life of James Hoben

Posted July 22, 2013 in Advice, Funny, News, People, Staff with 1 comment

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a small business owner looks like? Thanks to our good friend and regular customer Drew Starr for writing this awesome article on owner James Hoben. An insightful and comical peer into the everyday happenings and activities of the hectic but exciting life of a restaurant owner. http://boston.eater.com/archives/2013/07/19/a-day-in-the-life-of-el-pelon-owner-jim-hoben.php […]

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Some favorite entries from “Best El Pelon Story”

Posted June 28, 2013 in Funny, News with No comments

So many of you had such cool things to say for this contest, thanks for sharing! Here were some of the other entries that made us smile!   “I first came across El Pelon as a BU student living in the fens, it was our secret burrito joint away from the hustle of Comm ave. […]

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A generous donation to the BPD all the way from California

Posted June 4, 2013 in News, People with No comments

Thanks to an incredible guy in California who purchased six hundred dollars worth of El Pelon gift cards from us yesterday to donate to the Boston Police Department as a thank you for their efforts during the Boston Marathon tragedy. An act of incredible kindness from 3,000 miles away! A wonderful heartwarming thing to see, […]

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Fiery Fifteen 2013

Posted May 7, 2013 in Contests, News, People with No comments

Thanks to everyone who came out and competed or joined us for the Fiery Fifteen finals this past Wednesday at the Fenway store! We had a blast, another year another champion! Congratulations to Colin on his victory and prize of free burritos for the next year! Even after eating all of those peppers the only thing he […]

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