About us

The Beginning of El Indio and the Taquito

El Indio was founded at the corner of India and Grape as a tortilla factory in August of 1940 by Ralph Pesqueira Sr. Fresh corn tortillas were made by hand.

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The Menu

We're More than Just Tacos and Burritos

We started back in the '40s by hand making tortillas and supplying local restaurants. Since then, we have evolved and incorporated multiple recipes from numerous states and regions in Mexico. We always encompass the traditional method of making our food by hand.

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    We Invented the Taquito.

    Handmade Taquitos Made Fresh Daily
    From El Indio's Corn Tortillas
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    Serving Quality Mexican Food
    in San Diego Since 1940

    The Finest Mexican Food
    North Of The Border
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    Mouth-Watering Tortillas

    Made Fresh Daily
    The Ancient Aztec Way
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We Offer Catering For All
Your Special Occasions.

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3695 India Street
San Diego, CA

El Indio Catering

Catering 619-299-0385
Call back from 10am - 4pm
*Delivery Available
*Restrictions Apply


Monday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Holidays Closed:
Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day
Adjusted Hours:
4th of July, Halloween Night, Christmas Eve (until 3 pm) & New Years Eve (until 6 pm)