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Take Out: 9am - 3:30pm
Drive Thru: 9am - 4pm.
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    Location and hours

    1285 E Madison Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
    Sunday
    Closed
    Monday
    02:30 PM - 09:30 PM
    Tuesday - Saturday
    09:30 AM - 09:30 PM

    El Cilantro Mexican Grill

    4.2 (21 ratings) • Mexican • $
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    1285 E Madison Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
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    $ • Mexican • Tex Mex • Breakfast and Brunch • Seafood • Salads • Desserts • Fast Food • Healthy
    • Picked for you
      • Carne Asada Taco
      • Fish Taco
      • Carne Asada Fries
        Base of Fries with choice of meat. Topped with sour cream, cheese, and guacamole
      • Build Your Own
        Choice of base, two meats, and up to four toppings.
      • Rolled Tacos Supreme
        Topped with Lettuce, Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream, Guacamole & Cheese
    • Burritos
        • Surf and Turf Cali Burrito
          Steak, Shrimp, Ranchera Sauce, Fries, Cheese, Pico de Gallo, and Chipotle Sauce.
        • Cali Baja Burrito
          Black Beans, Rice, Sauteed Veggies and your choice of Steak, Chicken, or Grilled Fish
        • Baja Veggie Burrito
          Black Beans, Rice, Sauteed Veggies and Guacamole
        • Chile Relleno Burrito
          Chile Relleno, Rice, Beans, Lettuce, Sour Cream, Cheese
        • Surf and Turf Burrito
          Steak, Shrimp, Ranchera Sauce, Rice, Beans, Lettuce, and Chipotle Sauce
        • Bean Burrito
          Refried Beans
        • Bean and Cheese Burrito
          Refried Beans and Chese
      • Tortas
          • Pollo Asado Torta
            Mexican Sandwich with Beans, Lettuce, Guacamole, and Pico de Gallo
          • Carnitas Torta
            Mexican Sandwich with Beans, Lettuce, Guacamole, and Pico de Gallo
          • Carne Asada Torta
            Mexican Sandwich with Beans, Lettuce, Guacamole, and Pico de Gallo
          • Al Pastor Torta
            Mexican Sandwich with Beans, Lettuce, Guacamole, Pico de Gallo
        • Tostadas
            • Bean Tostada
              Beans, crispy corn tortilla topped with lettuce, and cheese.
            • Shredded Beef Tostada
              Beans, crispy corn tortilla topped with lettuce, and cheese.
            • Pollo Asado Tostada
              Beans, crispy corn tortilla topped with lettuce, and cheese.
            • Carne Asada Tostada
              Beans, crispy corn tortilla topped with lettuce, and cheese.
          • Enchiladas
              • Two Cheese Enchiladas
                Soft corn tortilla filled and rolled then topped with traditional red sauce, lettuce, and cheese.
              • Two Pollo Asado Enchiladas
                Soft corn tortilla filled and rolled then topped with traditional red sauce, lettuce, and cheese.
              • Two Beef Enchiladas
                Soft corn tortilla filled and rolled then topped with traditional red sauce, lettuce, and cheese.
            • A La Carta
                • Two Chiles Rellenos
                  Topped with Enchilada Sauce. Cheese, & Sour Cream
                • Chimichanga Beef
                  Filled with beans and shredded beef, topped with guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, and cheese
                • Chimichanga Chicken
                  Filled with beans and grilled chicken, topped with guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, and cheese
                • Two Sopes
                  Served with beans and choice of meat, topped with lettuce, sour cream, and cheese
                • Baja Salad
                  Steak, chicken, or grilled fish, with pico de gallo, black beans, tortilla strips, cheese, and cilantro dressing.
              • Hard Shell Tacos
                  • Chicken Taco
                    Topped with Lettuce and Cheese
                  • Beef Taco
                    Topped with Lettuce and Cheese
                  • Potato Taco
                    Topped with Lettuce, Cheese, and Sour Cream
                  • Rolled Tacos w/Cheese
                  • Rolled Tacos with 2 Toppings
                  • Rolled Tacos Supreme
                    Topped with Lettuce, Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream, Guacamole & Cheese
                  • Potato Rolled Tacos w/Cheese
                  • Potato Rolled Tacos with 2 Toppings
                  • Potato Rolled Tacos Supreme
                    Topped with pico de gallo, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, & cheese.
                  • 3 Flautas
                    Rolled Tacos Made With Flour Tortillas
                • Combos
                    • Beef Taco and Cheese Enchilada
                      Served with rice and beans.
                    • Two Enchiladas
                      Served with rice and beans.
                    • Two Beef or Chicken Tacos
                      Served with rice and beans.
                    • Beef Burrito and Beef Taco
                      Served with rice and beans.
                    • Chicken Burrito and Chicken Taco
                      Served with rice and beans.
                    • Carne Asada Plate
                      Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                    • Fajitas Plate
                      Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                    • Carnitas Plate
                      Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                    • Al Pastor Plate
                      Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                    • Pollo Asado Plate
                      Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                    • Chimichanga Plate
                      Choice of Meat. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                    • Steak Ranchero
                      Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                    • Chile Verde Plate
                      Pork and chile verde served with beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and tortillas.
                    • 3 Mini Taco Combo
                      Choice of meat, topped with cilantro & onion and guacamole. Served with a side of rice and beans.
                    • 2 Sopes Combo
                      Meal includes 2 sopes with your choice of meat, topped with beans, lettuce, cheese, & sour cream. Served with a side of rice & beans.
                    • Chile Relleno Combo
                      2 chiles rellenos coated in our red enchilada sauce, topped with cheddar cheese. Served with a side of sour cream, cheese, rice, beans, and tortillas.
                    • Carnitas Taco Combo
                      Includes two of our carnitas tacos, served with a side of rice & beans.
                    • Fish Taco Combo
                      Includes two of our fish tacos, served with a side of rice & beans.
                  • Seafood
                      • Camarones Rancheros
                        Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                      • Camarones al Mojo de Ajo
                        Garlic shrimp served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                      • Camarones a la Diabla
                        Spicy shrimp served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, and tortillas.
                      • Shrimp Fajitas
                        Served with rice, beans, lettuce, guacamole, pica de gallo, and tortillas.
                      • Ceviche
                        Shrimp Ceviche served with a Tostada or Tortilla Chips
                      • Cocktail
                        Shrimp or Shrimp & Octopus
                    • Soft Tacos
                        • Fish Soft Taco
                          Beer Battered or Grilled, topped with Cabbage, Pico de Gallo and Dressing
                        • Shrimp Soft Taco
                          Grilled Shrimp topped with lettuce, pico de gallo, and fish taco dressing.
                        • Pollo Asado Soft Taco
                          Served with Guacamole and Pico de Gallo
                        • Pastor Soft Taco
                          Marinated pork, served with Guacamole and Pico de Gallo
                        • Carne Asada Soft Taco
                          Served with Guacamole and Pico de Gallo
                        • Carnitas Soft Taco
                          Served with Guacamole and Pico de Gallo
                        • 3 Mini Soft Tacos
                          Choice of meat, topped with cilantro & onion and guacamole.
                        • One Mini Taco
                          Choice of Protein, topped with guacamole and onion & cilantro
                      • Breakfast Burritos
                          • Egg, Bean, and Cheese Burrito
                          • Potato, Egg, and Cheese Burrito
                          • Chorizo and Egg Burrito
                          • Machaca and Egg Burrito
                          • Supreme Breakfast Burrito
                            Potato, egg, bean, and cheese with your choice of bacon, ham, or sausage.
                        • Build Your Own
                            • Build Your Own
                              Choice of base, two meats, and up to four toppings.
                          • Kid's Menu
                              • Kid's Bean and Cheese Burrito
                                Includes a small drink. Served with a choice of fries or rice and beans.
                              • Kid's Mini Cheese Quesadilla
                                Served with small drink, fries, or rice and beans.
                              • Kid's Taco
                                Served with small drink, fries, or rice and beans.
                            • Side Orders
                                • Beans
                                • Rice
                                • Sour Cream
                                • Pico de Gallo
                                • Guacamole
                                • Plain Chips
                                • Carne Asada
                                • Pollo Asado
                                • Carnitas
                                • Pastor
                                • Plain Fries
                                • Two Large Flour Tortillas
                                • 3 Corn Tortillas
                                • Cheese
                                • 8oz Side of White Jalapeño Cheese Sauce
                                  White cheese dressing, mixed with diced jalapeños
                                • Spicy Carrots
                                • 8oz Side of Chipotle Sauce
                              • Fountain Drinks
                                  • Fountain Drinks
                                  • Jarritos
                                  • Mexican Drinks
                                  • Can Soda
                                  • Mexican Coke
                                    Half Liter Coke in a Bottle
                                • Fries
                                    • Carne Asada Fries
                                      Base of Fries with choice of meat. Topped with sour cream, cheese, and guacamole
                                    • Chicken Chipotle Fries
                                      Base of Fries topped with breadded chicken, buffalo sauce, and chipotle sauce.
                                    • Pulled Pork Fries
                                      Base of fries with carnitas meat. Topped with BBQ sauce, chipotle sauce, and coleslaw
                                  • Desserts/Botanas
                                      • Flan
                                        Mexican creamy custard
                                      • Buñuelos
                                        Mexican cinnamon & sugar chips
                                      • Churro
                                    • Breakfast Combos
                                        • Chilaquiles
                                          Fried corn tortillas cut up into triangles, coated with either our red enchilada sauce, or our green chilaquiles sauce, topped with egg, sour cream, a mix of onion & cilantro, and queso fresco. Meal is served with a side of rice and beans.
                                        • Carne Asada con Huevo
                                          An 8oz serving of steak, topped with your choice style of egg, served with rice & beans, and your choice of tortillas.
                                        • Huevos Rancheros
                                          Your choice style of eggs coated with our ranchera sauce (cooked onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers mixed into a chunky sauce), served with rice & beans, and your choice of tortillas.
                                        • Machaca con Huevo
                                          A serving of beef scrambled with egg, with a side of rice & beans, and your choice of tortillas.
                                      Frequently asked questions

                                      What is the address of El Cilantro Mexican Grill in El Cajon?

                                      El Cilantro Mexican Grill is located at: 1285 E Madison Ave , El Cajon

                                      Is the menu for El Cilantro Mexican Grill available online?

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                                      What are the most popular items on the El Cilantro Mexican Grill menu?

                                      The most ordered items from El Cilantro Mexican Grill are: Carne Asada Fries, Rolled Tacos Supreme, Rolled Tacos with 2 Toppings.

                                      Does El Cilantro Mexican Grill offer delivery in El Cajon?

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