Have a special occasion coming up? A big family birthday, rehearsal dinner or company milestone? Give your gathering some fiesta flare by hosting it here at Casa Guadalajara!
Indulge in authentic award-winning Mexican cuisine and Birdbath Margaritas among beautifully decorated dining rooms and an enchanting outdoor patio. Decorated with hand-crafted furnishings, fine Mexican folk art, and colorful hand-painted murals, guests feel the warmth and romance of Mexico as soon as they enter the door. Our world-class strolling mariachis add a level of fun to the festive atmosphere.
Casa Guadalajara offers abundant banquet and catering menu options, including gluten-free, vegetarian and healthy dining selections. Only the freshest ingredients are used for our 14 salsas and sauces made fresh daily, delicious selections of homemade salad dressings, and hot corn and flour tortillas prepared throughout the day. Choose from one of our affordable event packages, or let us work with you to custom design your perfect menu.
Give your guests a fiesta to remember!
To let us bring the fiesta to you, call us at 619 295-5231 to discuss party-to-go options or visit our website to view our take-out catering menu.
If you’ve visited Casa Guadalajara lately, you may have noticed our restaurant is alive with the holiday spirit. But did you know that much of our décor comes from the same artists and vendors found at Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town?
Throughout the Shops, you’ll find a large collection of wonderfully dressed Christmas trees adorned with hand-crafted ornaments, Mexican paper flowers, colorful ribbons, and – for something a little out of the ordinary – creative folk art masks, dolls and gourd ornaments. These pieces of art are stunning on a tree or as gifts!
If you’re searching for holiday pieces to decorate your mantel or dining room table, Bazaar del Mundo has a wide selection of hand-carved nativities and festive poinsettia table runners that will add holiday cheer to your home.
The holidays will be here before you know it! Visit Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town to find unique décor items from all over the world that will help turn your home into a holiday oasis. And, if you’re looking to host a holiday party at home, consider Casa Guadalajara for your catering needs. We can bring the holiday fiesta to you! Visit our website or call 619-295-5111 for more information.
Serving up festive fare and classic cocktails with a twist, Diane Powers’ award-winning Bazaar del Mundo restaurants – Casa Guadalajara, Casa de Pico, Casa de Bandini and Casa Sol y Mar – now present a unique menu that incorporates traditional holiday flavors into authentic Mexican offerings, available through the New Year.
The restaurants are beautifully decorated for holiday cheer with colorful Christmas trees dressed in handmade Mexican ornaments, Mexican paper flowers, donkey, bull and horse piñatas, painted tin ornaments, and lighted chili ristras. Strolling mariachis add to each restaurant’s cheerful ambiance.
Casa Guadalajara’s holiday menus includes Turkey Mole Tamales, a beloved Mexican tradition, filled with tender turkey, raisins, chopped pecans and apples, all topped with a rich mole sauce and sesame seeds. Served with achiote vegetables and black beans.
Other seasonal specials include: Enchiladas Poblanas, Enchiladas de Picadillo con Papa, Chipotle Cranberry Chicken and Crema de Elote con Pollo.
Through December 15, guests can buy a $50 gift card at any of the restaurants and receive a free $10 gift card; a $25 free gift card comes with the purchase of a $100 gift card.
All the Bazaar del Mundo Restaurants present a beautiful environment for family or corporate parties, especially while splendidly decorated for the season. Catering is also available.
Leave it to Casa Guadalajara to host your enchanting Mexican Fiesta holiday party! Your guests will be charmed by our beautiful restaurant, colorful dining rooms and lush outdoor patio, award winning cuisine, and strolling Mariachis. Choose from one of our affordable event packages, or let us work with you to custom design your perfect menu.
To let us bring the fiesta to you, call us at 619-295-5111 to discuss party-to-go options.
There is no need to travel to the deepest regions of Mexico in order to experience some of the world’s most vibrant Latin American folk art and Mexican pottery – just visit the Bazaar del Mundo Shops’ Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market, August 2 to 4, in OldTown,San Diego.
The colorful marketplace hidden beneath a colorful array of umbrellas with artists from Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Ecuador and other Latin American countries, showcases one of the most extensive collections of genuine Latin American folk art, traditional clothing and textiles and colorful collectibles and radiant jewelry this side of the border. Guests can peruse authentic, hand-painted Mata Ortiz Pottery, colorful Mexican folk art and vibrant artisan jewelry.
The Festival exhibits San Diego’s largest collection of authentic Mata Ortiz pottery, a centuries-old art form renowned for its detailed process and hand-painted geometric and ancestral symbols, with several skilled potters showcasing their wares, including Jorge Quintana – a principal Mata Ortiz artist whose work has been displayed in museums all over the world.
Live demonstrations will be performed for eager festival-goers, as artists hack away at wooden stumps to reveal life-like animal figures, weave hand-pulled wool into intricate textiles and skillfully paint delicate designs onto hand-formed clay pots.
Other custom crafts and sought-after handmade goods include: San Antonio embroidery, tinwork, Talavera pottery, Oaxacan wooden animal carvings, Guatemalan weaving, various colorful and symbolic wall art and sculptures, Huichol yarn and bead paintings and one-of-a-kind pottery.
Musical entertainment will be provided by TINKU, a Latin American Folk band performing over 19 musical rhythms from throughout Latin Americaon authentic native instruments. Mouth-watering Mexican cuisine from neighboring Casa Guadalajara restaurant will be for sale.
Admission is free. The event runs 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Exquisite Weddings Magazine, a publication of San Diego Magazine, published it’s list of top San Diego wedding venues in its November, 2011 issue. Among the locations listed was Casa Guadalajara in Old Town.
As quoted in the article, “Experience our award-winning cuisine, lively Mariachis & giant margaritas. Plus a highly attentive staff and abundant free parking leads to a fun and festive occasion.” You can read the entire article and see some great pictures of our venue at http://www.exquisiteweddingsmagazine.com/media/Exquisite-Weddings/Fall-Winter-2011/Casa-Guadalajara/.
If you’re looking for the perfect location for your wedding, reception or rehearsal dinner we’ll be happy to accommodate you.
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The holiday season is fast approaching, and our schedule is filling up fast. Our Casa Guadalajara catering group provides the finest in Mexican cuisine catering at your location or at our restaurant at 4105 Taylor St. in Old Town, San Diego. Revered by many as the best Mexican Restaurant in San Diego, we take the pressure off of you by taking care of all of the personal details that make your event unique and memorable.
All of our events are custom designed to provide a unique experience for your group. Since 1995 dozens of companies and organizations have enjoyed our full service catering for their end of year parties. In lieu of the traditional holiday “office party”, many companies host a pre-Thanksgiving dinner for their employees and/or customers. Since you’ll probably be eating Turkey on Thanksgiving day, we’ll put together for you a special menu that will make your event one which everyone will remember for years to come.
For your holiday party our Courtyard and Garden Rooms provide you with a private, intimate atmosphere for you to celebrate ’till your hearts are content. Our Director of Catering and Special Events, Catherine Breedlove, will create an event to remember for you. Catherine is extremely creative and goes above and beyond to be sure all of your guests are given the special treatment you want them to experience.
If you’d prefer, we’ll happily bring the party to you. Our catering department can deliver your special event right to your doorstep. If you’re in charge of special events for the end of the year, contact us as soon as possible to get your event scheduled. For information visit our Bazaar del Mundo banquets and catering web page at http://www.casaguadalajara.com/banquets-parties/#banquets. Call Catherine Breedlove at 619-295-5111 for complete information and to make your reservation.