El Nopal Restaurant – Escondido

Welcome! Come join us for our delicious authentic Mexican cuisine, at out location on historic Grand Ave in Escondido, CA. Visit us for Happy Hour, Cater with us, or have your next private party here in our lovely little banquet room. Also, don’t forget, Live Music on Saturday’s after 6pm, from our talented local guitarists/singers. We look forward to serving you, whether dining in or out. See you soon!

Daily Lunch Specials

Two Enchiladas 

Choice of two beef, chicken, or cheese,  in red or green sauce. Served with rice and beans or salad.  $6.75

Taco and Enchilada

Choice of one beef or chicken taco, and one chicken, beef, or cheese enchilada, in red or green sauce. Served with rice and beans or salad.  $6.75

Vegetarian Tostada

A vegetarian style tostada with fresh veggies. Served with rice and beans or salad.  $5.95

Quesadilla

A cheese quesadilla in a flour tortilla. Served with rice and beans or salad.  $5.95

Burrito Special

A burrito in a flour tortilla with beef, beans, lettuce, tomato, and avocado. Served with rice and beans or salad.  $6.75

3 Chicken Taquitos
Three taquitos served with guacamole. Served with rice and beans or salad.  $6.75

Special Margaritas

The Original

Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, Sweet and Sour, sweetened lime juice,  served on the rocks in a 16 ounce salted glass.  $6.50

Top Shelf

Cuervo Gold Tequila, Gran Gala Orange Liqueur, Lemon and Lime, served on the rocks in a 16 ounce salted glass.  $7.75

The Perfect One

Herradura Tequila, Patrone Citronge,  Lemon and Lime, served on the rocks in a 16 ounce salted glass.  $7.75

My Honey

Cazadores Tequila, Triple Sec, Sweet and Sour, sweetened lime juice with a splash of sweet orange juice, served on the rocks in a 16 ounce salted glass.  $7.50

Fruity Frozen
The original margarita with choice of Strawberry, Jamaica, Tamarindo, or Mango, blended frozen fluffy in a 16 ounce sugared glass.  $7.25