This is where it all began—not just the city of San Diego but the modern history of what we know as California. On the hill just behind Old Town, the Spanish built the first mission in what is today the Golden State. By the mid-1800s, Old Town was as happening as anywhere in the West. Reminders of its heyday—and its Spanish, Mexican, and American influences—are found everywhere. Walk among the restored buildings and you can hear mariachi music, see traces of the Old West, and happen upon a ghost or two. (Paranormal experiences are said to abound here). Intermixed with numerous historical sites are scores of specialty shops, dozens of restaurants, art galleries, one hidden bar, and endless surprises in this ever-relevant district.
A Day in San Diego, California’s Old Town Neighborhood
Give your holiday fiesta some Casa Guadalajara flare, and let us host it here! You’ll find splashing fountains, festive strolling mariachis and frosty Birdbath Margaritas that will fill your guests with cheer at your exciting Mexican fiesta holiday party or company lunch! Choose from one of our affordable event packages, or let us work with you to custom design your perfect menu.
Indulge in authentic award-winning Mexican cuisine among beautifully decorated dining rooms and an enchanting outdoor patio. Diane Powers’ Casa Guadalajara is a top San Diego destination for regionally inspired Mexican fare.
Decorated with hand-crafted furnishings, fine Mexican folk art, and colorful hand painted murals, guests feel the warmth and romance of Mexico as soon as they enter the door. Diners can enjoy giant Birdbath Margaritas while being charmed nightly by strolling mariachis playing popular Mexican ballads – making it a great place to bring family or colleagues for a very special holiday experience.
Casa Guadalajara offers abundant banquet and catering menu options featuring award-winning authentic Mexican cuisine. Only the freshest ingredients are used for their 14 salsas and sauces made fresh daily, delicious selections of homemade salad dressings, and hot corn and flour tortillas prepared throughout the day. Popular dishes include the flavorful Carnitas a la Michoacan, succulent morsels of pork served with hot tortillas, guacamole, salsa and beans. During the holidays, Casa Guadalajara serves delectable Holiday Turkey Tamales, a beloved Mexican tradition, filled with tender turkey, raisins, chopped pecans and apples, all topped with a rich mole sauce and sesame seeds.
Casa Guadalajara also caters to the diner’s dietary needs with gluten-free, vegetarian and healthy dining selections.
Give your guests a fiesta to remember!
To let us bring the fiesta to you, call us at 619-295-5231 to discuss party-to-go options or visit our website to view our take-out catering menu.