Mexican Food With a Twist at Ranchos Cocina in San Diego

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Your little ones will be thrilled after a meal at Ranchos Cocina. Located in the heart ofthe North Park neighborhood, Ranchos Cocina is a Mexican restaurant that serves creative, thoughtful dishes with fantastic flavors. The restaurant’s commitment to healthy ingredients and vegetarian options means that your kiddos are chowing down on the healthiest and highest quality dishes. The eatery uses as little oil as possible (the kitchen only stocks olive and veggie oil), the rice and beans are vegetarian and vegan, the fish is fresh, mole and other sauces are whipped up from scratch, and all produce and coffee is organic. After a visit to this North Park staple, it’s clear that the folks at Ranchos Cocina take great pride in serving up homemade, healthy food.

Ranchos Cocina has a nice kids menu whose highlights include a mini bean and cheese burrito and chicken rolled taquitos, or opt for the a la carte burrito and taco options for the little ones. Breakfast is served all day (try the Buenos Dias burrito or veggie scramble with egg and tofu) or for the extra hungry tummies, gobble up the many great combo plates. Best of all—the whole menu is very reasonably priced!

The staff at Ranchos Cocina is very patient and friendly and the kiddos will love the fun atmosphere that includes colorful walls and interesting photos and artwork. The restaurant even pays homage to Frida Kahlo by adorning the place with the artist’s self-portraits and photos. Take your meals indoors surrounded by the restaurant’s must-see interior design or head outside to dine al fresco on the lovely patio area.

Round up the kiddos and head to Ranchos Cocina. Go veggie or go for an all-out, traditional carnivore plate. We guarantee your entire fam will leave full and satisfied!

Ranchos Cocina
3910 30th Street
San Diego, Ca


– Abigail Matsumoto