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Burgrito’s opens in Merrick

Burgrito's now has Nassau branches in Merrick, Massapequa

Burgrito's now has Nassau branches in Merrick, Massapequa Park and Bethpage. Credit: Burgrito’s

Burgrito’s, which specializes in burgers, burritos, and the union of the two, has opened in Merrick.

The eatery, owned by Darin and Lawrence Laby of Merrick, is the third in Nassau. The others are in Bethpage and Massapequa Park.

The namesake burger-burrito is a hamburger with tomato, chipotle sauce, fries, bacon, lettuce, onion, and cheese tucked into a burrito. It’s $9.99. A 7-oz. burger on a brioche bun is $7.99. There are nine free toppings and nine that are $1.50 each.

A Tex-Mex burger has bacon, Cheddar cheese, onion rings, barbecue sauce, lettuce and tomato, for $9.99. For a double burger, add $3.99.

Burgrito’s also offers burritos and bowls with chicken, shrimp, steak, falafel, fried flounder, guacamole and avocado. There’s a children’s menu, too, with a half-hamburger, chicken fingers and cheese quesadilla, for $5.99 each.

Salads are $5.99 and $6.99. Chicken, falafel, steak, shrimp and a burger may be added for $3.99 or $4.99. Vegetarian and vegan fare are available, along with tacos and nachos.

Burgrito’s is open Sunday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Burgrito’s, 1762 Merrick Ave., Merrick, 516-442-8807; 1036A Park Blvd., Massapequa Park, 516-213-4494; 445 Central Ave., Bethpage, 516-719-2800,