House Specialties


Our House Specials are served any time.

Old Town Famous Carnitas

Delicious pieces of pork served in Mexico's traditional style, with cilantro, onion, avocado, tomato, peppers, beans and our own tortillas. Served Regular or Crispy Style
Serves 4- 47.00
Serves 2- 26.00
Serves 1- 13.50

Molcajete (serves 2)

Grilled shrimp, grilled chicken breast, steak and grilled cheese. Served with roasted tomatillo sauce, onions, avocado slice and peppers with homemade tortillas- 26.95

BBQ Ribs

Mexican Style Ribs

Mexican-style rotisserie pork ribs. Served with rice, beans and our own tortillas. Full Rack (14 ribs--serves 2) 1/2 Rack (7 ribs)
Full Rack- 22.95
0.5 Rack- 13.95

Old Town Pollo

Delicious traditional Mexican-style rotisserie chicken. Served with cilantro, onion, tomato, peppers, rice, beans and our own handmade tortillas.
Full Chicken- 21.95
1/2 Chicken- 13.95

Fajita Style Dishes

Chicken, Shrimp, Beef, or Veggies All served with special guacamole, half order of beans and tortillas.
Chicken, Beef, Veggies- 12.50
Shrimp Fajita- 13.50


All dinners served with soup or salad, rice and beans, and our own tortillas.

Carne Asada 14.75

Steak topped with guacamole and green chiles.

Chile Colorado 12.95

Chunks of beef with red chile sauce--spicy, but not hot.

Chile Verde 12.75

Tender chunks of pork with hot green chiles.

Two Camarones Enchiladas Rancheras 14.50

Succulent gulf shrimp grilled in a garlic butter sauce.

Steak Azteca 14.50

Marinated steak stuffed with jack cheese; served with black beans.

Enchiladas Rancheras 12.50

Beef enchiladas served with sour cream and a special ranchero sauce--fantastico!

Chicken Verde Enchiladas* 12.95

Two chicken enchiladas with sour cream and green salsa.

1/2 Chicken Mole Dinner 13.95

With beans and rice. A dark, spicy sauce with a hint of chocolate. Very Mexican--yumm!

All menu prices are subject to change.


Combinations & Breakfast
Specialties & Dinner
Vegetarian Menu

All Prices Subject To Change


Old Town Mexican Café has been the proud recipient of many awards and recognitions over the past 21 years:

  • Silver Fork Award (1984)
    San Diego Home and Garden Magazine
  • Silver Award of Merit (1990)
    Southern California Restaurant Writers
  • Access Award
    Accessible San Diego (1996)
  • Gold Medallion Award (1995, 1996, 1998)
    San Diego Restaurant Association
  • Best Mexican Restaurant (1997, 1998, 1999)
    San Diego Union-Tribune Readers Poll
  • Reader's Choice Award Ten Consecutive Years (1990 to 2000)
    San Diego Magazine
  • Voted Best Margaritas
    Sunset Magazine
  • Various other awards over the past 20 years.

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