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Mexican Restaurant and Catering
Family Owned and Operated Since 1940
Celebrating Over 77 Years! Order Today!
  • Daily Specials
    Each day we offer you a special deal on one of your favorite dishes.
  • Always Fresh, Always Flavorful
    We pride ourselves on freshness—ingredients, dishes and specials!
  • Family Owned Since 1940

Serving Quality Mexican Food in San Diego Since 1940

San Diego’s Favorite Mexican Restaurant

Since 1940, El Indio has been dedicated to serving the finest Mexican food north of the border. We satisfy hungry San Diegans and visitors from all over the world with our traditional recipes and quality Mexican Food at reasonable prices as quickly as possible.

We’re More than Just Tacos and Burritos

We started back in the '40s by hand making tortillas and supplying local restaurants. Since then, we have evolved and incorporated multiple recipes from numerous states and regions in Mexico. We always encompass the traditional method of making our food by hand.

Mouth-Watering Tortillas

Have you ever eaten a hot, fresh, soft corn tortilla straight from the oven? Made Fresh Daily the ancient Aztec way. Arrive by 9:30 and get a warm tortilla straight from the oven drizzled with butter, complimentary.

We Invented the Taquito. Really!!!

Enjoy our Handmade Taquitos made Fresh daily from El Indio’s Corn Tortillas. Taquitos can be filled with your choice of Shredded Beef, Chicken or Potatoes. They are deep fried to a crispy golden goodness and topped with your choice of Cheese, Guacamole, Salsa and Lettuce or all of the above.
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San Diego’s Critics and Restaurant-Goers Love Us!

El Indio has been featured in “San Diego” magazine, “Coastal Living” magazine, CitySearch.com, SanDiego.com, Spotlight.com and Zagat’s. We have 300 five-star reviews on Yelp and nearly 700 five-star reviews on Facebook. People love us! Swing by to join the local crowd, relax and enjoy the classic San Diego Mexican eatery.

Military, Senior and Student Discounts

As a family-owned and -operated business, we love our city and value our community. Offering discounts to our valued neighbors and the servicemen and women who sacrifice so much for our country is the least we can do.

Catering

Are you planning a special event in San Diego? There is no better way than to bring El Indio Caterings unique, delicious flavors to you. We do corporate, workplace, birthdays, quinceañeras or any celebration in life. Call today for more information 619-299-0385.

Swing By or Call In Today

There’s always room for one more in our dining room. Come join us and discover the great taste of quality Mexican food.
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