Finding Guacamole About Town

National Guacamole Day is coming up on September 16th, which means you can gorge on the dreamy, creamy and green-y dip with zero binging remorse whatsoever. So, round up your fellow guac connoisseurs and dive right into the best guacamole San Diego has to offer!

Looking for the guac of the town? The Taco Stand’s four locations in La Jolla, Encinitas, Downtown and North Park offer their Chips and Guacamole, a no-nonsense serving of piquant guacamole topped with fresh shredded cheese and served with their housemade corn tortilla chips. Pair this with The Taco Stand’s iconic décor reminiscent of a street-style taco stand and the taqueria’s lively energy, and you’ve got yourself a new guacamole go-to!

Fresh on the culinary scene is Casa Rústica, a vibrant eatery nestled in Carmel Valley’s Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch. Coveted for their unrivaled margarita selection and “fun-Mex” fare, this local eatery offers theirCasa Guacamole, which comes topped with chopped cilantro, fresh radish and cotija cheese, all accompanied by warm crispy tortilla chips.

Indicative of its destination of inspiration, Jalisco Cantina in Oceanside encompasses the beauty and allure of Jalisco, Mexico’s sandy beaches and picturesque allure. Complete with authentic dishes to match its  vivacious atmosphere, Jalisco offers their Spicy Shrimp Guacamole, a mouthwatering compilation of avocado, jalapeño puree, lime, poblano, cilantro, tostadas and cotija, this flavorsome creation is a seafood-lover’s dream.

Beloved for its fresh ingredients and delectable cocktails, Del Sur Mexican Cantina is South Park’s go-to Mexican eatery. Adorned in colorful artwork and always touting welcoming vibes, Del Sur knows a thing or  two when it comes to making the perfect guacamole, so be sure to stop by on National Guacamole Day to indulge in their signature Guacamole, expertly mashed with fresh chunks of avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, house pico de gallo and fresh lime, all finished with a pinch of fresh cilantro.

If a coastal breeze is a must on your guacamole expedition, look no further than Pacific Beach Shore Club, a fun and laid-back dining destination that exudes inherent San Diego beach vibes. Feast your eyes on the scintillating Pacific on their expansive patio and dive into a serving of Chips, Salsa and Guac. A perfect combination of piquant salsa and dreamy guac, you may just order another!

Known for its warm and inviting atmosphere matched with unbeatable barbecue, salads and starters, Wood Ranch in Mission Valley boasts a guacamole well-suited to the occasion. Take a seat in one of their cozy booths and delight in Fresh Guacamole & Chips, a piquant blend of classic guac accoutrements complete with crunchy tortilla chips and a side of salsa for some added zing.