Fred's Mexican Cafe in Old Town

2470 San Diego Ave San Diego, CA
Max Capacity: 300 people
Winner of the Lamplighter Award for Best Mexican Restaurant in San Diego, four years in a row, Fred’s Mexican Cafe is recognized for our extraordinary Baja-infused menu selections made from the freshest and highest quality ingredients available. Fred’s hosts three conveniently located venues in San Diego. Our enchanting Old Town Fred’s Mexican Café is situated in the heart of San Diego’s oldest community. Priding itself on the historical integrity of a time long ago, charming Old Town has captured the appreciation for the slower pace and tranquil nature of a life that existed before the turn of the century. Fred’s Mexican Café in Old Town hosts an outdoor, river rock encrusted fire place, outdoor dining for up to 125 guests, full capacity events of up to 300 guests, colorful floral displays throughout, as well as a relaxing Mexican tiled water fountain and outdoor cabana bar. Imagine dining beneath a star lit sky surrounded by fragrant sprays of bougainvillea and the soft glow of gas lit lanterns. the Gaslamp passes you by. The Gaslamp location has private event space available for group of 50, 150 and up to 285 for full restaurant buyouts.
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Amenities
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 300
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 2
  • Special Features: Heated outdoor patio. Rock encrusted fire place.
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