Posts Categorized: Old Town Restaurants

Old Town Mexican Cafe Has the Best Carnitas

Old town Mexican Cafe

Old Town Mexican Cafe and Cantina, 2489 San Diego Ave., Old Town (619-297-4330) [oldtownmexcafe.com]. Open Sun.–Thurs., 7 a.m.–11 p.m.; Fri.–Sat., 7 a.m.–midnight ($8–$15). Happy hour Mon.–Fri., 3 p.m.–7 p.m. and 10 p.m. till closing. Bar is open daily till 1 a.m. And their popular Taco Tuesdays run all day long. This year is their 36th… Read more »

San Diego’s Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant in Historic Old Town Offers Superb Dining in an Historic Setting

Soon after Juan Bandini built his thatch-roofed adobe family home, 1827–29, it became the social center of San Diego. Bandini himself was often seen waltzing gracefully and elegantly across the parlor floor. In 1869, after Bandini’s death, stage master Albert Seeley purchased Bandini’s home and converted it into his family home and a hotel. When… Read more »

Enjoy Great Margaritas at Barra Barra Restaurant

This Festive Mexican Cantina and Restaurant, which is in the heart of historic Old Town State Park is a real find. For Old Town San Diego Restaurants, it’s a real find. Not only is the Mexican food delicious, but the restaurant and its name are of historical significance. The site and the restaurant’s name date… Read more »

Fred’s Mexican Cafe is a Popular San Diego Mexican Cuisine With 3 Locations

At Fred’s, you’ll not only get the best tasting Mexican cuisine, but it’s also a great place to have fun, fun, fun. Their dining room incorporates funny themes like the Boom Boom Room and Fred’s Chop Shop. The most popular drinks are the frosty margaritas with salt on the rim. Great tasting entrées are the… Read more »

La Pinata is the Oldest Mexican Restaurant in Old Town Serving Great Margaritas and Celebrating it’s 85th Year In Business

It’s the oldest restaurant in Old Town. They have two dining rooms filled with colorful piñatas and a romantic little patio. There are lots of standards such as enchiladas, fajitas, and chilles rellenos.

Jack & Giulio’s Serves Italian Favorites with a 48 Year Reputation for Excellence

This is a restaurant with a 45-year reputation for excellence and a loyal following. It has a tradition of wonderful Italian cuisine. Homemade pastas, sauces and soups are only the beginning. For a meal to remember try their fabulous filet mignon in cognac and scampi alla Giulio. They serve the best scampi in town, and… Read more »

City Wok is a Favorite Neighborhood Chinese Restaurant

Fresh, delicious Chinese cuisine that’s fast and affordable is what you can expect at City Wok. Their friendly servers greet you the moment you walk in and are more than happy to help you choose from their extensive menu. A great beginning to any meal is the hot and sour soup. It’s made with all-white… Read more »

Gelato Vero Caffe is Home to the Best Gelato in San Diego County

Winner of the San Diego Restaurant Association’s 2006 and 2007 Gold Medallion Award for “Best Dessert.” When you want truly delicious gelato, look no further than the award-winning Gelato Vero. Celebrating their 25th Anniversary, since 1984 they have been serving this delicious gelato, which is handcrafted, made on-site and has a smooth, creamy and dense… Read more »

Casa Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant in Old Town San Diego Has Won Many Awards

Casa Guadalajara

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… Read more »

Casa de Reyes Mexican Restaurant is Famous For Their Big Refreshing Frosty Cadillac Margaritas

This restaurant is a hidden gem in Old Town San San Diego State Historic Park. Located in a lush garden setting, the atmosphere is warm and festive and the food is delicious. At night you can even dine under the stars. An added plus is that it also features live Mexican music while you dine…. Read more »

Cafe Coyote Serves Award Winning Mexican Food

For San Diego Restaurants, this one’s a winner. In fact, it’s been selected as the top Mexican Restaurant in San Diego by the San Diego Restaurant Association for 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010. They received the Gold Medallion Award for Best Mexican Restaurant. This year this Mexican Restaurant in Historic Old Town is celebrating… Read more »

Harney Sushi in Old Town is a Trendy Restaurant with Live DJ, Happy Hour, Sake Bar & Catering

From the moment you walk into this trendy Japanese restaurant, you’ll see what makes Harney Sushi so unique. The stylish decor and DJ playing hip music make this the perfect place for a night out. They feature more than 40 sakes, 25 award-winning wines, microbrews from local breweries, a private VIP booth and more than… Read more »

El Indio Mexican Restaurant, Catering & Tortilla Factory Has Been Serving Great Tasting Mexican Favorites For Over 70 Years

El Indio Mexican Restaurant is the winner of the California Restaurant Association’s Gold Medallion Award for Best Casual Mexican Restaurant and was recently featured on the Travel Channel’s Mexican Food Paradise and also on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. This San Diego legend, which is celebrating over 70 years in business, is so… Read more »

Rubicon Deli’s Claim to Fame is Their Daily Baked Bread and Top Rated Sandwiches

Rubicon Deli (33) is well-known for their loaves of bread baked fresh daily making a HUGE difference in how delicious a sandwich can really taste! The end result is their sandwiches taste better than either Subway or Jersey Mikes. Daily baked bread makes a HUGE difference in the taste! Of course, everybody has their favorites… Read more »