Casa Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant (31) won the Gold Medallion Award in 2010 for the Best Mexican Dinner House, and for good reason. For great San Diego Restaurants, it’s at the top of the list. It’s an excellent Mexican restaurant, which is popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Ask for a seat on one of their two patios, which are filled with lush plants and a great south-of-the- border atmosphere. The larger patio has a huge bubbling fountain.
Casa Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant’s menu is also inviting, with dishes such as the prizewinning pescado a la naranja, fresh grilled sea bass with a sauce of fresh orange juice, cilantro butter, garlic and green olives, and served with a concha of black beans.
This dish was an award winner at the Ensenada Seafood Competition. There are a number of “heart smart” dishes as well as the traditional Mexican favorites. Get there early. This place is popular and often filled with large parties of happy diners.
Open Mon.–Thurs., 11 a.m.–10 p.m.; Fri. till 11 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.–11 p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.–10 p.m., lunch ($8.95–$17.25) and dinner ($9.50–$30). Breakfast is served daily till 2 p.m. ($7.25–$9.50). Happy hour Mon.–Fri., 4 p.m.–7 p.m. in the lively cantina bar with complimentary appetizer buffet.
They also specialize in We specialize in group events, banquets and catering. For more information, please contact Catherine Breedlove at (619-295-5231). You and your special guests will be delighted with both the food and the atmosphere at Casa Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant.