1. Feliz Navidad: 5 Mexican Traditions

    It’s finally the holiday season, and we at El Charrito are excited to  get ready to celebrate. Just like in the states, Christmas is a big deal in Mexico, too. Today, on the El Charrito blog, we are going to talk about what you need to know about Mexican Christmas traditions and food. Don’t forget to come on in to El Charrito the next time you are hungry! We offer the best mexican food in the…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. May is National Salsa Month: We Have 4 Facts You Should Know About Salsa

    May is National Salsa Month, and we at El Charrito are revving things up with some fun facts about salsa. Whether you’re looking to impress your friends at a party with your savvy knowledge (don’t forget to call us to cater) or are trying to get into the mood to make a batch of your own salsa, read on! We have five delicious types of salsa at El Charrito, all of which are made fresh from scrat…Read More

  6. Latin Dishes Celebrities Love

    Who doesn’t love a classic, authentic dish of Mexican food placed in front of them? In Monterey at El Charrito, we understand what traditional, authentic and classic Mexican food really means, and it’s not a feature you can find at just any Mexican restaurant. At El Charrito, we take feedback seriously. We want to make sure our dishes are everything you have always wanted which is why we’re …Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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