1. Authentic Mexican Taquitos vs Americanized Taquitos – Know the Differences

    Between an average American, and somebody who grew up in Mexico, their definition of a taquito is probably vastly different. Taquitos, very commonplace in Mexican culture, have taken a much different form in their Americanized version, so much so that a lot of people in the USA don’t even know how good authentic taquitos are! At El Charritos, the best local authentic Mexican restaurant in Monter…Read More

  2. New Years Resolution: Eat More Mexican Food!

    It’s that time of year when we’re all looking at our waistlines—the consequences of our merry-making during the holidays—and thinking about the steps we need to take to get healthy and get swimsuit ready by the time the temperatures start to rise. It’s easy to think you must completely eliminate all food from your diet except the great and powerful kale and other powerfoods. This is all …Read More

  3. 7 Christmas Traditions in Mexico

    It’s finally our favorite time of year in Monterey and it’s time to enjoy holiday lights, Christmas music, and the company of the friends and family that we love. We at El Charrito love Christmas and are excited to let the celebrating begin. Christmas isn’t just a big deal in the United States. Many other cultures go all out for the Christmas festivities. Mexico is one of these countries and…Read More

  4. Why To Stop By Our Monterey Mexican Restaurant?

    Do you love Mexican food? El Charrito in Monterey has been serving up authentic, delicious eats for every meal for residents of the Monterey area for years. We pride ourselves in offering authentic flavors made with passion and high-quality ingredients. But, why choose us over all the other delicious options that the Monterey area provides? Eat Here For Any Meal Do you love Mexican food as much as…Read More

  5. 10 Fun Facts About Burritos – Part 2

    Are you passionate about burritos? Then you are in luck, for we at Charrito in Monterey are passionate about serving up tasty, fresh authentic Mexican food and have been doing so for over 30 years. If you’ve been keeping up with our blog you will have read about some fun facts about burritos. Read part one here! If you are as obsessed with burritos as we are, you should know all there is to know…Read More

  6. 10 Fun Facts About Burritos

    Burritos have been a staple of Mexican food and the American diet for many years. What is not to love about a plethora of your favorite flavors mixed and packed together by a perfectly rolled tortilla? In our last blog, we talked about 8 signs that you may be obsessed with burritos. To find out how obsessed you are with burritos, read this blog post. One sign that we would add to the list is that …Read More

  7. 8 Signs You Are Obsessed With Burritos

    At El Charrito, we get a lot of regular customers. Some come for our tamales, some for our taquitos, but many just can’t resist our delectable burritos. No matter the time of day, we always have burritos for our dedicated clientele, and some are more excited about it than others. In fact, we know that there are many folks who are downright obsessed with our delectable burritos. If you aren’t s…Read More

  8. Salsa: Delicious AND Healthy!

    If you have ever eaten Mexican food, you know that salsa is a delicious condiment that pairs well with a wide variety of dishes. From burritos to enchiladas and everything in between, salsa is a great way to add more flavor and spice to any dish. Best of all, salsa is low in calories, so you can make any meal taste better without feeling guilty. This power condiment isn’t just for Mexican cuisin…Read More

  9. The History of Tortillas

    If you are familiar with El Charrito burritos, you know one of the many reasons why our Mexican restaurant is so popular is our homemade tortillas. The warm, soft, and fresh taste of these tortillas compels people from all over California to come in and enjoy our authentic Mexican food. While you may know that tortillas are delicious, you may not realize that they actually have a long history that…Read More

  10. 5 Ways El Charrito Can Make You a Local Hero

    El Charrito has been serving the best Mexican food in Monterey County for over 30 years, and our approach to authentic Mexican cuisine is second to none. Everything we make is hand-crafted, so you can bet that every item on the menu has received the best attention to detail we have to offer. Because we believe in sharing the love, we wanted to pass along some ways that you can bring a little happi…Read More