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Mexican Restaurant and Catering
Family Owned and Operated Since 1940
Celebrating Over 77 Years! Order Today!

Professional Mexican Food Catering in San Diego, California

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Please download our catering menu to help plan your next special event.
Whether you’re planning a wedding, business event or another gathering, our catering services have everything you need. We also offer reservations for our beautiful Garden Patio space if you’re searching for a location for your event. Call us today to experience the best Mexican food catering San Diego, California has to offer.
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El Indio Bar

Choose 1 variety of each item:
  • Taquitos (Beef, Chicken or Potato)
  • Enchiladas (Cheese, Chicken, Beef or Carnitas)
  • Cocktail Burrito (Bean and Cheese, Shredded Chicken)
Rice, Beans, Cheese, Lettuce, Taco Salsa, Guacamole and El Indio Chips.

Taco/Burrito Bar

Choose two meats:
  • Carne Asada
  • Pollo Asado
  • Carnitas
  • Shredded Beef
  • Shredded Chicken
Rice, Beans, Flour and Corn Tortillas, Cheese, Chopped Onions with Cilantro, Salsa Ranchera, Guacamole, Sour Cream and El Indio Chips.

Enchilada Bar

Choose 1 variety of Enchilada or 1 variety of Tamales or the Chile Relleno:
  • Enchilada
  • Chile Relleno
  • Tamale
Rice, Beans, Cheese, Lettuce, Taco Salsa, Guacamole and El Indio Chips.

Fajita Bar

Choose 2 Fajitas:
  • Carne Asada
  • Pollo Asado
  • Vegetable Fajitas
Rice, Beans, Flour and Corn Tortillas, Cheese, Lettuce, Taco Salsa, Guacamole and El Indio Chips.

Breakfast Bar A

Choose 2:
  • Machaca
  • Huevos con Chorizo
  • Huevos con Ham
Beans, Flour or Corn Tortillas, Cheese, Taco Salsa, and El Indio Chips.

Breakfast Bar B

Choose 2:
  • Huevos a la Mexicana (with Salsa Ranchera)
  • Huevos a la Ranchera (with bell peppers and Salsa Ranchera)
  • Huevos with Potatoes
Beans, Flour and Corn Tortillas, Cheese, Taco Salsa, and El Indio Chips.

Salsas and Dips

Comes in pint or quart sizes.
  • Mild Taco Salsa
  • Hot Taco Salsa
  • Salsa Ranchera
  • Roasted Pepper
  • Verde Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Nacho Cheese
  • Hot Carrots

Food Trays

No substitutions or combination of trays.

Rice or Beans

  • Small (serves 20)
  • Medium (serves 40)
  • Large (serves 60)

Taquitos

24 Pieces - 1 variety
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Potato
(Taquito trays include Mild Salsa, Cheddar Cheese and Shredded Lettuce)

Flautas

24 Pieces - 1 variety
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Potato
(Flauta trays include Mild Salsa, Cheddar Cheese and Shredded Lettuce)

Mordiditas

24 Pieces - 1 variety
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Potato
(Mordiditas are taquitos cut into 5 pieces, topped with Nacho Cheese, Mild Salsa, Mexican Cheese and Jalapeños)

Cheese Quesadillas

24 Pieces

Jalapeño Poppers

Cream Cheese 24 pc

Cocktail Burrito

24 Burritos – 1 variety
  • Bean and Cheese
  • Chicken
  • Carne Asada, Carnitas or Beef

Cocktail Chimichangas

24 Chimichangas – 1 variety
  • Bean and Cheese
  • Chicken
  • Carne Asada, Carnitas or Beef

Street Tacos

24 Tacos – 1 variety
  • Carne Asada
  • Carnitas
  • Pollo Asado
  • Fish
(Toppings vary among tacos)

Regular Tacos

12 Tacos – 1 variety
  • Carne Asada (with Guacamole and Salsa Ranchera on the side)
  • Carnitas (with Guacamole and Salsa Ranchera on the side)
  • Pollo Asado (with Cheese, Sour Cream and Lettuce on the side)
  • Fish (with Cabbage, Tartar Sauce and Tomatoes on the side)
  • Crunchy Beef (with Cheese, Lettuce and Tomatoes on the side)
  • Crunchy Chicken (with Cheese, Lettuce and Tomatoes on the side)
  • Crunchy Potato (with Jack Cheese, Lettuce and Tomatoes on the side)

Enchiladas

1 variety per dozen
  • Cheese with Diced Onions
  • Chicken with Cheese
  • Beef with Cheese
  • Carnitas with Jack Cheese
  • Verde with Jack Cheese
  • Veggie with Jack Cheese

Cocktail

24 pieces – 1 variety
  • Cheese
  • Chicken and Cheese
  • Beef and Cheese

Tamales

12 Pieces - 1 variety
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Veggie
(Served with Enchilada sauce on the side)

Chiles Rellenos

12 Pieces
(Served with Taco Sauce on the side)

Desserts

  • Fruit Burritos (24 Cocktail Burritos - Mixed - Apple, Cherry or Peach)
  • Buñuelo Chips (1 lb.)
  • Churros (1 dozen)

Salads

Tortilla Salad (10-15 people)
Romaine Lettuce, Green, Yellow and Red Bell Peppers, Mexican Cheese, Tortilla Strips with Cilantro dressing.
Tossed Green Salad (10-15 people)
Romaine Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Shredded Carrot with Italian or Ranch dressing.

Our Meats

(1 lb. of meat serves 4 people)
  • Carne Asada or Carnitas
  • Shredded Beef
  • Pollo Asado
  • Shredded Chicken
  • Fajitas (Carne Asada)
  • Fajitas (Pollo Asado)

Tortillas

  • Corn (4-inch) (1 dozen)
  • Corn (6-inch) (1 dozen)
  • Flour (6-inch) (1 dozen)
  • Flour (10-inch) (1 dozen)

Chips

  • Large Bag  (serves 6 - 8)
  • 5 lb. Box of Chips (serves 40 -50)

Disposable Chafers


Party Packs

We're Ready for You

All Party Pack orders may be placed by calling the restaurant at 619-299-0333.
Please allow 2-4 hours before your pickup time.  

Appetizers

The items below are served in small foil pans. Partial trays are not sold.
No additions, substitutions or mixing of trays.

Taquitos

Cut in half and served with salsa and lettuce.
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Potato
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Mordiditas

Our taquitos are cut into bite-size pieces and topped with nacho cheese, salsa and jalapeños.
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Potato

Cocktail Burritos

Made with 6-inch flour tortillas
  • Bean and Cheese
  • Beef or Chicken
  • Carne Asada or Carnitas

Cocktail Chimichangas

Made with 6-inch flour tortillas
  • Beef
  • Chicken

Tijuana Tacos

Made with four-inch corn tortillas
  • Carne Asada
  • Carnitas
  • Fish

Freshness Guarantee

Our food is prepared without preservatives or additives and is the freshest Mexican food in town.
For large parties of 10 people or more, and complete fiesta planning, give us a call at 619-299-0385.

Having a Party?

Create your own taco or burrito bar with the following items.

Quart Sizes

  • Shredded Beef (serves 6-8)
  • Shredded Chicken (serves 6-8)
  • Grilled Chicken (serves 6-8)
  • Carne Asada (serves 6-8)
  • Carnitas (serves 6-8)
  • Rice (serves 8-10)
  • Beans (serves 8-10)

Tortillas

Our fresh tortillas, made in-house, and come in packs of 1 dozen.
  • Corn (4 inch) *    
  • Corn (6 inch)    
  • Corn (9 inch) *    
  • Flour (6 inch)    
  • Flour (10 inch)    
  • Flour (14 inch)  
*Special order—24-hour advanced notice required

El Indio Chips

  • Small Bag (serves 1-4)
  • Large Bag (serves 8-10)
  • 5 lb. Box of Chips (serves 40-50)

Salsas and Dips (available in pint or quart sizes)

  • Mild Taco Salsa
  • Hot Taco Salsa
  • Salsa Ranchera
  • Roasted Pepper Salsa
  • Verde Salsa
  • Guacamole