Old Town San Diego is renowned for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant celebrations, and Día de Los Muertos shines as one of its most colorful and poignant tributes to departed loved ones. Nestled in the heart of Old Town, Casa de Freds beckons you to partake in a delightful combination of special drinks and mouthwatering dishes that honor this revered Mexican tradition. Whether you’re here to pay homage to your ancestors or indulge in delectable cuisine and cocktails, Casa de Freds offers an unforgettable experience during the Día de Los Muertos celebrations.
Frida’s Flowers – $14.25
Drawing inspiration from the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, Casa de Freds’ first Día de Los Muertos special, Frida’s Flowers, is a visual and gustatory masterpiece. This enchanting cocktail combines Frida Kahlo Blanco tequila with the vibrant flavors of hibiscus, Cointreau, and lime. The result is a drink that mirrors the vivid and passionate artistry of Frida Kahlo herself. The crimson hue of the hibiscus petals complements the lively atmosphere of Día de Los Muertos, making Frida’s Flowers a must-try for art lovers and cocktail enthusiasts alike.
Dark Souls – $14.25
For those seeking an unparalleled and mysterious flavor experience, the Dark Souls cocktail is an ideal choice. Crafted with Espolon Blanco tequila, blackberry, lime, Cointreau, and a hint of rosemary, this concoction embodies the mystique of the holiday. The deep, dark flavors of blackberry and rosemary are perfectly balanced by the zesty notes of lime and Cointreau, creating a drink as enigmatic as the Day of the Dead itself.
La Llorona – $14.95
La Llorona, the weeping woman of Mexican folklore, serves as the muse for this intriguing cocktail. Volcan Blanco tequila forms the base of this drink, while blood orange, beets, lime, and agave syrup come together to create a symphony of flavors. The deep red color of La Llorona captures the essence of the mournful legend, and the taste is equally captivating. The earthy notes of beets harmonize with the sweetness of blood orange and agave, making this cocktail a memorable choice for those who appreciate both history and flavor.
Grave Digger – $15.45
For a truly unique and playful experience, the Grave Digger cocktail awaits. This imaginative drink combines a pint of Fred’s Lager with a shot of Frida Kahlo Blanco tequila. It’s a playful nod to the spirits of Día de Los Muertos and the lively atmosphere of Old Town. The Lager’s refreshing crispness complements the tequila’s boldness, making the Grave Digger a delightful choice for those looking to celebrate life amidst the festivities.
For aficionados who prefer their tequila straight up, Casa de Freds offers a selection of Frida Kahlo tequilas, available in blanco, reposado, and añejo varieties. These tequilas are crafted to perfection and provide a pure and authentic way to savor the spirit of Mexico during Día de Los Muertos. Prices start at $9.00 for a neat pour of Frida Kahlo Blanco, making it accessible to all tequila enthusiasts.
While Casa de Freds’ Día de Los Muertos cocktails are a highlight, the culinary offerings are equally impressive. The menu showcases an array of traditional Mexican dishes, from savory tacos and enchiladas to hearty pozole and delectable burritos. Whether you’re in the mood for a light snack or a satisfying meal, Casa de Freds has you covered.
As you meander through the lively streets of Old Town San Diego during the Día de Los Muertos celebrations, Casa de Freds invites you to savor the spirit of Mexico through its exceptional cocktails and delectable cuisine. With cocktails like Frida’s Flowers, Dark Souls, La Llorona, and the Grave Digger, complemented by a mouthwatering menu of Mexican delights, Casa de Freds offers a complete and unforgettable experience. Here, you can raise a glass to honor traditions, toast to cherished memories, and indulge in the authentic flavors of Mexico during this beloved Mexican holiday.
- Mon: 11:30am– 9:00pm
- Tue: 11:30am– 9:30pm
- Wed-Thu: 11:30am – 9:00pm
- Fri: 11:30am– 10:00pm
- Sat: 11:00am– 10:00pm
- Sun: 11:00am– 9:00pm
Phone – (619) 858-8226
Address – 2470 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110
Website – www.fredsoldtown.com