1. Recently Featured Authentic Mexican Restaurant – El Charrito

    Searching for an authentic Mexican restaurant can be a real drag, especially if you’ve tasted real, traditionally, savory, spicy and delicious authentic Mexican food. Not only are these dishes rich in taste, but they’re hard to come by. Luckily, if you live near Monterey, the possibilities for you to indulge in a spicy, savory and authentic Mexican dish aren’t too far fetched; they’re a re…Read More

  2. 3 Reasons to Eat Breakfast

    In our last couple of blogs, we talked about the health benefits of eating food at an authentic Mexican restaurant. Today, we are going to talk about the health benefits of eating breakfast! For Your Metabolism Not eating is the worst thing you can do for your metabolism. When you don’t eat, your body thinks that you are starving, and as a result will conserve energy (store fat), and slow down y…Read More

  3. Health Benefits of Mexican Food – Part 2

    In our last blog we talked about the many health benefits of eating our amazing Mexican food (like we needed an excuse!), and here is part 2! Jalapenos What is Mexican food without some jalapenos? Jalapenos can not only help speed up your metabolism, but they also have capsaicin in them; capsaicin can lower your cholesterol. So come on in and get something spicy, like one of our fresh salsas! They…Read More

  4. Health Benefits of Mexican Food – Part 1

    We don’t need an excuse to crave good Mexican food in Monterey. But did you know that Mexican food actually has health benefits? Here are a few ways why enjoying good and flavorful Mexican food is beneficial to our health s: Beans Beans not only have fiber which helps keep you feeling full longer well after you’ve enjoyed your food, but the fiber found in beans can help with cholesterol, and c…Read More

  5. Traditional Food to Eat in Mexico Part 2

    Mexican food is delicious. And, if you have a palate that craves spicy food, you’re in for a treat. At our authentic Mexican restaurant, you can find many traditional dishes that you can’t find elsewhere. So, if you’re skipping the flight to Mexico and you’d like to save some money on travel expenses, give some of these traditional Mexican dishes a try: Top Authentic Mexican Dishes To Try …Read More

  6. Traditional Food to Eat in Mexico

    Are you traveling south of border any time soon? We hope so! Traditional Mexican cuisine is a food you need to try at least once in your lifetime, and if you end up liking it, you’re in luck because you can enjoy your favorite dishes closeby in our authentic Mexican restaurant, El Charrito. However, if you’re traveling down to Mexico anytime soon, it’s prevalent that you know what the top 10…Read More

  7. Benefits of Mexican Catering

    Catering is a service that many people love. However, there are still many individuals out there that have not used such a service. This leaves us feeling disappointed because we know how beneficial it can be! So, if you have an event coming up, now may be the time to learn why you should choose El Charrito here in Monterey as your preferred vendor for authentic Mexican food caterers. Benefits of …Read More

  8. How to Pronounce Your Mexican Dish

    Most people know how to say taco and burrito without a problem, but what about dish names, such as costillas and carne asada? Chances are, your server will know what you mean, even if you mispronounce the name of the dish. However, we’d like to share a few tips on how to pronounce your traditional Mexican food dish the next time you come see us for a meal. Pronouncing J Js, in Spanish, are prono…Read More

  9. Mexican Food Fact and Fiction

    With all sorts of restaurants in Monterey, it can be challenging to know what places offer truly authentic Mexican food. At El Charrito, that will never be a concern! Forget what you think you know about Mexican cuisine. We’ve heard all sorts of rumors and myths, and we are here to separate the facts from the fiction. True or False? All Mexican Food is Spicy False! It can be, but not all of it i…Read More