Surfers who need a break from the Cape Fear area beaches, or Hampstead locals and visitors who need a hearty but refreshing lunch en route to or from Wilmington, will find plenty to love at Burrito Shak. This Burrito joint that’s located along the main highway that winds through Hampstead, (US 17), prides itself on being “fresh, fast and fun,” and with a world of options, patrons can satisfy a Fresh Mex craving that’s perfectly suited to their individual tastes and palettes.
The menu has a primary focus on Mexican fare, which includes an array of tacos, quesadillas, bowls, and of course, burritos, and which can cater to all Mexican cravings. From super spicy options, like “The Fire Shot” bowl or burrito which boasts ghost pepper cheese and habanero salsa, to more southern selections like “The Shaka” which is infused with a nice dose of jalapeno BBQ, everyone can find a dish or two to crave after a beach trip. Diners can simply choose their protein, like house-rubbed chicken breast, Carne Asada, slow roasted pulled pork, or tofu, pick their vehicle (burrito, taco, etc.), find a favorite accompaniment at the salsa bar, and start feasting. With so many options and customizations, the Burrito Shak will surely develop a following well outside the surfer realm.