How to get huge portions at Chipotle

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Hollis Johnson

Chipotle is known for its generous portions and affordable cuisine.

But with a few simple tips, you can get even more food from the popular burrito chain.

Quora user James Pan explained a few of his tips for getting the best burrito possible:


Smile at your server.

“Seriously, this is important,” Pan says.


Get a burrito bowl.

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Business Insider’s analysis confirms thatyou get substantially more food by ordering the bowl instead of a traditional burrito.


Ask for a tortilla on the side.

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This is free.


Ask for extra rice at no extra cost.

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Order both pinto and black beans for free.

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Get free fajita vegetables.

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Ask for two different proteins, for example, half chicken and half steak.

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“Many places give you 3/4 a scoop of each protein, essentially giving you double protein,” Pan said.


Ask for salad dressing.

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While you’ll always pay more for guacamole, Pan says to order it on the side.

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“You’ll usually get more,” he says.


Finally, timing is important.

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“Go late at night, about an hour within closing time,” Pan says. “They’ll just keep shoving the burrito until it explodes. Then they double-wrap it.”