El Indio was founded at the corner of India and Grape as a tortilla factory in August of 1940 by Ralph Pesqueira Sr. Fresh corn tortillas were made by hand. During WWII, customers from Consolidated, Convair and other nearby factories soon began asking for ready to eat lunch items. 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. Call us today for more details!

Serving Mexican Food In San Diego Since 1940

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Awesome food, service. Authentic Mexican, Fast service

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Best authentic Mexican food in SD. The service is good, dining area clean and the food is the best I have had in the area.



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Hello: I congratulate the owners of this restaurant for the great variety of Mexican food they have and hope they can increase their food recipes southern and southeastern Mexico. Best wishes http://bestmexicanrestaurantsandiego.com/



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i loved it all of it service was wonderful food the best ive ever tasted tamales to die for burritos great i couldnt stop eating i was so full of large amount of food given in each plate it was sooooo goooooood. I wanted to try all their food it was so ggooooood. You got to try it.

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Serving Quality Mexican Food in San Diego Since 1940

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Regular Hours
Mon - Thu:
Fri - Sat:
  • Group Dining
  • Weddings
  • Breakfast Catering
  • On Premise Catering
  • Private Dining
  • Event Planning
  • Food Delivery
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  • Breakfast
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  • Off Premise Catering
  • Custom Menus
  • Desserts
  • Lunch
  • Appetizers
  • Breakfast Burrito
  • Tacos
  • Mexican Food
  • Vegetarian Menus
  • Fajitas
  • Party Trays
  • Nachos
  • Tamales
  • Children's Menus
  • Dinner Menus
  • Salads
Payment method
visa, amex, cash, debit, master card
Price Range
Midtown, Western San Diego
English, Spanish
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Tortillas, Caterers, Family Style Restaurants, Food & Beverage Consultants, Gourmet Shops, Grocers-Ethnic Foods, Grocery Stores, Mexican & Latin American Grocery Stores, Mexican Restaurants, Restaurants, Take Out Restaurants
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Take Out: Yes

Price Range : Below Average