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Tocaya - San Diego

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SALADS
with your choice of protein + queso
13.95
Summer Love Salad
shredded romaine lettuce, pomegranate seeds, diced cucumber, organic strawberries, grilled corn, chipotle-dusted almonds, chopped mint & strawberry sherry vinaigrette. chef recommends: achiote chicken + queso manchego
12.95
Tocaya Salad
shredded romaine lettuce w/ whole black beans, diced tomato, diced red onion, sliced jalapeños, tortilla strips, chopped cilantro, chopped avocado & spicy cilantro-lime dressing. chef recommends: cilantro lime vegan chicken + queso manchego
12.95
Tostada Salad
crispy corn tortilla layered w/ black beans, shredded romaine lettuce tossed w/ roma tomato, diced red onion, corn salsa & spicy citrus vinaigrette. chef recommends: turkey picante + queso fresco
13.95
Shredded Kale & Quinoa
shredded kale & quinoa w/ white beans, avocado, chipotle-dusted almonds, lime pepita seeds, pico de gallo & red-wine vinaigrette. chef recommends: adobo tofu + vegan chipotle jack
BOWLS
With your choice of protein + queso. Make any bowl a muscle bowl +$3.95 (add egg/egg whites or tofu & turkey or vegan bacon)
12.95
Fajita del Rey
sautéed peppers & onions, cilantro lime rice, black beans, vegan chipotle crema, guacamole & pico de gallo. chef recommends: chicken tinga + queso fresco
12.95
Street Corn en Fuego
street corn, jalapeño cabbage, cilantro lime rice, lime, avocado & arbol salsa. chef recommends: turkey picante + queso manchego
13.95
Black Bean & Quinoa
quinoa, lime pepita seeds, black beans, avocado, street corn & roasted tomato salsa. chef recommends: achiote chicken + jalapeño jack
13.95
Keto Bowl
spanish-style cauliflower rice, sautéed tri-color peppers, sautéed brussels sprouts w/ garlic & tomatoes, avocado, black olives & arbol salsa. chef recommends: diablo chicken* + queso manchego
BURRITOS
With your choice of protein + queso. Flour or jalapeño tortilla and smothered by request
9.95
Burrito Mexicano
black beans, cilantro lime rice, diced red onion, cilantro & arbol salsa in a flour tortilla. chef recommends: diablo chicken* + queso manchego
11.95
The Fajita Burrito
sautéed peppers & onions, cilantro lime rice, black beans, vegan chipotle crema, guacamole & pico de gallo in a jalapeño tortilla.d chef recommends: carne asada* + queso fresco
14.95
Guiltless Gluten-Free Burrito
spanish cauliflower rice, black beans, tri-color peppers, jalapeño cabbage & vegan chipotle crema in a siete ™ gluten-free coconut & cassava flour tortilla. chef recommends: diablo chicken* + jalapeño jack
TACOS
$3.50 ea. With your choice of protein + queso. Substitute butter lettuce shell upon request
Cali
avocado-onion salsa. chef recommends: achiote chicken + queso manchego
Barrio
roasted tomato salsa, avocado, diced red onion & cilantro. chef recommends: beef chorizo + jalapeño jack
Tulum
charred bell pepper, red onion & habañero, w/ arbol salsa & grilled pineapple. chef recommends: chicken tinga + queso fresco
Baja
shaved cabbage, sweet chipotle sauce, cilantro & vegan chipotle crema. chef recommends: catch of the day* + jalapeño jack
COMBO
9.95
2 Tacos, 1 Side, 1 Drink
taco combo cannot be combined w/ any other discount
14.95
2 Tacos, 1 Side, 1 Margarita
taco combo cannot be combined w/ any other discount (at participating locations)
PROTEINS
choose one:
Diablo Chicken
+$1 ($0.50 for tacos & quesalitas); grilled free-range chicken breast tossed in our signature buffalo sauce
Chicken Tinga
shredded free-range chicken breast stewed w/ chipotle en adobo, tomatoes, onion & poblano chiles
Achiote Chicken
orange spice marinated grilled free-range chicken breast
Beef Chorizo
organic ground beef sautéed w/ onion, garlic & spices. tacotopia 2019 winner
Carne Asada
+$3.75 ($1.50 for tacos & quesalitas); usda prime grilled skirt steak w/ a cilantro jalapeño marinade, coriander & cumin
Turkey Picante
free-range ground turkey w/ spicy chipotle habanero peppers & cumin
Catch of The Day
+$2.95 ($1.25 for tacos & quesalitas); chipotle-rubbed & seared
Cilantro Lime Vegan Chicken
chipotle marinated gardein™ vegan chicken w/ grilled onion, jalapeño, cilantro & lime
Adobo Tofu
marinated w/ tomato, garlic, yellow onion & chipotle adobo
Vegan Picadillo
+$1.95 ($1 for tacos & quesalitas); our signature blend of beyond meat™, vegetables & spices
QUESO
choose one:
Queso Fresco
mild & light cow's milk cheese
Queso Manchego
buttery aged sheep's milk cheese
Jalapeño Jack
creamy cow's milk cheese w/ peppers & spices
Queso Oaxaca
mexican style mozzarella cheese
Vegan Mozzarella
tapioca & arrowroot
Vegan Chipotle Jack
tapioca, arrowroot & chipotle
SEASONAL MENU
Featuring Coconut. upgrade any burrito w/ a gluten-free tortilla for +$2.95
14.95
Guiltless Gluten-Free Burrito
spanish-style cauliflower rice, black beans tri-color peppers, jalapeño cabbage & vegan chipotle crema in a siete™ gluten-free coconut & cassava flour tortilla. chef recommends: diablo chicken + jalapeño jack
4.95
Coconut Churro Bites
waffle pressed churro tossed in coconut sugar & served w/ coconut dulce de leche
10
Skinny Coco-Piña
ginger coconut infused casamigos™, pineapple, lime, coconut stevia (at participating locations)
QUESALITAS
gluten-free corn tortilla quesadilla
6.95
Mushroom & Jalapeño
house-made corn tortillas w/ sautéed mushrooms, onions, cilantro, chopped jalapeños. chef recommends: carne asada* + queso fresco
6.95
Green Chili & Caramelized Onions
house-made corn tortillas w/ chopped green chili, caramelized onions & a side of tomatillo salsa. chef recommends: chicken tinga + jalapeño jack
SOUPS
Regular 4.95
Large 9.95
Tortilla Soup
tomato, roasted bell pepper, avocado, cilantro, vegan mozzarella & tortilla strips
Regular 4.95
Large 9.95
Spicy "Chick'N" Soup
vegetable-tomatillo broth, roasted poblanos, cilantro lime rice, corn, red onion
Sponsored by: Tocaya - San Diego

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Exceeded Expectations!
1. Exceeded Expectations!
"Tocaya Organica is a must visit for all Mexican food lovers. "
John M
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2. Satisfying & Flavorful
2. Satisfying & Flavorful
"I was so happy to find Tocaya Organica while in San Diego!"
Mae Mae L
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3. Must Visit When in San Diego
3. Must Visit When in San Diego
"Tried out this place for the first time and all I gotta say is WOW!"
Savannah R
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About
Modern Mexican restaurant in the heart of San Diego - featuring tacos, burritos, salads, and bowls for non-vegans and vegans alike, served in a sophisticated but friendly fast-casual setting. Locally sourced produce is the foundation of our chef driven menu. Underscoring our commitment to serving natural and sustainable ingredients, Tocaya only serves meats and fish that are fresh, never frozen, and are 100% free of hormones, steroids, and antibiotics. Above all, we believe in making choices that have a positive impact on our health, our communities, and future of our planet. Better eating is achieved with every meal, down to every last detail. Daily Happy Hour 3pm-6pm, Mon-Sun, featuring $5
PRICE RANGE
$11 - $22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Cafe, Spanish, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I tried the fijata del rey bowl after I decided to send back the tostada salad that I had been served because the tortilla was as hard as a rock and inedible. The staff accommodated my request for the change. The bowl was flavorful and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jan W
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I est out way too much, since working on the road is the way I roll. I’ve seen a lot of concepts and levels of service and have to say this is the best I’ve seen. The stafff are authentic, friendly and above and beyond....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank scott r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of choice and flexibility. Really good burritos and tacos. And reasonable prices. We enjoyed lunch here a lot.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cute place, cafeteria style but with a fancy twist. Nice décor. Good selection of tacos and drinks. Definitely worth a try if you are in the area.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sarah N
Ayerim O, Manager at Tocaya - San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sarah, thank you for taking the time to leave a review!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The tacos were delish. The organic margarita was also really good. The Brussel sprouts were just ok. The guacamole and chips were so good. The also has the plantain chips. They were very yummy. I would definitely eat here again if I was in town....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JSLoveis13
Reviewed June 17, 2019

A healthy, tasty take on Mexican food. Like a very healthy and upscale chipotle! I got my order to take out but the space was light and pleasant. It has a live green wall. Loved it!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank bizwoman
Reviewed June 12, 2019

Tocaya is a Mexican food restaurant with gluten-free and vegan options. It is a delicious place to eat clean! The have a variety of salads, tacos, burritos, and bowls. You are able to choose your protein and cheese. We got the Keto Bowl with the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Susie1028
Reviewed June 11, 2019

My husband and I enjoyed our fast casual experience with Paleo tacos here at Tocaya--I think my chicken taco (ordered with the menu's recommended pairings) was more flavorful than my fish taco, but I would come back here. The margarita was small, but tasty, and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank emgaila
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Aesthetically, this fast casual restaurant is gorgeous. Due to great reviews, we thought we'd give it a whirl for lunch while visiting downtown San Diego. PROS: -Gorgeous decor in mint greens and textures with plants, bar seats, tables, loungy chairs and patio. -Spacious with lots...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Ayerim O, Manager at Tocaya - San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am happy to see that your positive comments far outweigh the negative, but apologize you didn't have a better experience overall. Please be assured that we are thankful for your constructive criticism as it will influence how we continue to strive to deliver truly...More

Reviewed June 8, 2019

I am counting the days until one of these opens in the Bay Area. I had a delicious burrito and my mom had a burrito bowl--both excellent! Loved the flavors, the fact that the food is organic, and that there are a lot of choices....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 121voyageur
Ayerim O, Manager at Tocaya - San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review and we are hoping to get to the Bay area very soon.

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