1. 3 Ways You Can Enjoy El Charrito

    When you’re in the mood for Mexican food, there is little else that can satisfy the craving than finding the nearest restaurant or most convenient means for acquiring food to satisfy your craving. At El Charrito, we make it easy for you to get the burritos and other delicious eats you crave. Learn about how you can enjoy the best Mexican food near you!  Order Online For the first time, El Charr…Read More

  2. A Short History About the Breakfast Burrito

    If you’ve been a fan of our authentic Mexican restaurant for a while, you know that when it comes to making tasty burritos, we aren’t messing around. We have won awards multiple times for our tasty concoctions and have become a destination in the Monterey area for Mexican food. However, we aren’t just serving crave-worthy food for lunch and dinner. We are also serving up breakfast burritos t…Read More

  3. Mexican Food Delivery: Ordering For a Date

    El Charrito has always been in the business of satisfying Salinas’ cravings for delicious Mexican food. Whether it be providing tasty breakfast burritos to help you start your morning off right, enjoying a zesty break midday, or ending the day on a high note with delicious spicy dinner from El Charrito, we are here for you. We can make sure no matter how you want to enjoy Mexican food delivery t…Read More

  4. Date Night With Delivery Tips

    No matter where you live  — whether it’s in Salinas or elsewhere near Monterey — you, like the rest of the country, have been housebound for months. The list of activities that you aren’t already bored of is growing shorter by the day. Life feels like a drag, and making date nights special is becoming harder.  With this in mind, El Charrito is taking it upon ourselves to provide some dat…Read More

  5. Why Spicy Food Can Be Healthy For You

    Spicy food is known in the states to be an extremely divisive subject. I mean you either like it or you don’t. While a vast majority of the world uses spice in their food to a great degree, the United States has strayed away from it and when they do, it is not always the spiciest of things. Mexican food, on the other hand, has a long-standing tradition with using spicy peppers to bring out the f…Read More

  6. Things You Might Not Know About Mexican Food

    Food, like anything else, changes over time, is influenced by other cultures, and has its own interesting history. Today on on the El Charrito blog, we are going to share with you a few lesser-known facts about Salinas’ favorite cuisine.  Stick around to learn more and be sure to come down to El Charrito, your nearby authentic Mexican restaurant in Salinas. We would love to treat your taste bud…Read More

  7. How Much Do You Know About Margaritas?

    Mexican food and margaritas go together like peanut butter and jelly and it’s easy to taste why. The margarita provides a lovely plethora of complimenting flavors to your entree of choice whether that be a taco on Taco Tuesday or a tasty burrito from your best local Mexican restaurant El Charrito. Though we don’t sell alcohol at our authentic Mexican restaurant, we are definitely fans of the d…Read More

  8. Why A Breakfast Burrito Is the Best Way to Start the Day

    Whether you are an early riser who likes to watch the sunrise or you're a night owl who likes to stay up and start your day late, breakfast is always a great way to begin your day — with a breakfast burrito as the best way to break your fast. If you haven’t tasted the deliciousness that is a breakfast burrito you may be wondering why we’re dedicating an entire blog post to this flavorful mea…Read More

  9. Tortilla Chips Turn Nearly 70 Years Old

    What would life be like without tortilla chips? It’s unsettling to imagine. Happy hour would certainly be different. Our favorite snacks of chips and salsa, chips and guacamole, and chips with queso might not even exist — insert the screaming emoji face! Life would definitely be less bright without these crispy, salty delights. Tortilla chips have been a part of the American diet for a long ti…Read More

  10. How Much Do You Know About Tortillas

    Tortillas have made their way into our hearts and our minds and aren’t going anywhere, anytime soon. From being a part of all of our favorite Mexican food dishes to being the base of Napoleon Dynamite’s favorite meal — “a dang quesadilla” — tortillas are a staple of our diets in Salinas and the Monterey area. If you are like most, you probably enjoy a tortilla with your meal or by itse…Read More