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Voted Best Burrito in Iowa

Fernando's Mexican Grill

Fernando’s Mexican Grill is nestled in the heart of Drake University’s Dogtown, serving quality Mexican food at an affordable price. Everything from the tortillas to the guacamole is handmade daily using fresh ingredients. We also have a location at the Local Bites food court in downtown Des Moines. At Fernando’s, we care, which is why all of our Burritos, Tacos, Tortas and Quesadillas are made with the highest-grade meat. Each dish is customizable and prepared right in front of you for complete satisfaction. So if you are hungry, or just really want a good burrito, come to Fernando’s.

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soft shell chicken tacos with cilantro, onions, tomatoes, and a lime wedge on a plate
soft shell chicken tacos with cilantro, radish, side of salsa and basket of tortilla chips, bottle of grapefruit flavored soda
whole wheat burrito stuffed with rice, black beans, cheese, creamy sauce, chicken, and lettuce, side of guacamole
BBQ pulled pork quesadilla in a basket with sides of salsa and sour cream
basket of chips and queso blanco, basket of soft shell chicken tacos, and a glass bottle of lime flavored soda on a table
soft shell steak and chicken tacos with melted cheese, rice, beans, and tomatoes

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University Ave. Location

2316 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tel: 515-255-3700
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Downtown Location

700 Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309
Tel: 515-243-9326
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