Enjoy Casa de Pico’s famous guacamole with this simple at-home recipe!
4 Hass avocados
2 Limes juiced
1 Small yellow or red onion diced
1 Tomato diced
2 Tablespoons of cilantro leaves finely chopped
1 Teaspoon coarse salt (or to taste)
1 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper
½ Teaspoon granulated garlic or garlic powder
1 or 2 Serrano chiles – remove seeds and finely chopped
- Cut avocados in half and remove pit.
- Scoop pulp into medium bowl and add lime juice.
- Mash avocado with fork
- Mix in all other ingredients
- Chill, if desired, and serve
Saturday, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day and Diane Powers’ award-winning Casa de Pico in La Mesa is celebrating with a special margarita all day long! Enjoy a premium El Gallo margarita, made with Sauza Azul tequila, triple sec, and sweet and sour for $8.50.
Treat your loved one (and yourself!) to this special Mexican feast for only $29.95!
San Diego Restaurant Week is back! Join us for a week of delicious dishes and discounts, January 19-26. Check out our special lunch and dinner menus below.
Check out Casa de Pico’s special holiday menu featuring Turkey Mole Tamales, Buñuelos, Mexican Hot Chocolate and more!
National Taco Day is Friday, October 4 and to celebrate we’re offering you and your guests a plate of six delicious tacos — two carne asada, two carnitas and two grilled chicken — served with guacamole and salsa quemada for only $18 at Casa de Pico!
Love trying new restaurants? San Diego Restaurant Week is the perfect time to do just that! Check out the special menus Casa de Pico will be serving for San Diego Restaurant Week, September 22-29.
Nominations are now open for San Diego CityBeat’s “Best of San Diego” poll!
Please help us win in the following categories:
- Best Happy Hour
- Best Margarita
- Best Michelada
- Best Burrito
- Best Family Restaurant
- Best Fish Tacos
- Best Mexican Restaurant
- Best Restaurant Staff
- Best San Diego Restaurant
- Best Tacos
Nominations close on August 13. Final voting will take place August 28-September 17 for the top 5 nominations.
Visit http:// bit.ly/CityBeatPico to learn more.
Guac’s up, amigos? National Avocado Day is the perfect time to tap your creativity to come up with your best avocado or guacamole puns!
Visit our Facebook page and caption our “famous” guacamole photo for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Casa de Pico! The funniest, most creative caption will be crowned winner, to be announced on July 31 (a.k.a. National Avocado Day!) at 3 p.m.
*Limit one entry per person.
Plus, Casa de Pico will be serving a Grilled Avocado Quesadilla, mixed vegetables sautéed in achiote sauce with grilled avocado and Mexican cheese sprinkled on top. This special menu item will be available for $11.95 only on July 31, so don’t miss out!