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Join us for Dia de los Muertos Saturday, November 2

Join us for Dia de los Muertos Saturday, November 2

We will be celebrating Dia de los Muertos in our patio Saturday, November 2nd. Details to be announced!

Gilbert’s El Indio featured in Offbeat LA “The Oldest Surviving Mexican Restaurants in Los Angeles”

Gilbert’s El Indio featured in Offbeat LA “The Oldest Surviving Mexican Restaurants in Los Angeles”

We were featured in Offbeat LA “The Oldest Surviving Mexican Restaurants in Los Angeles” article. Check out the write up and read about other restaurants in LA.

Join Us for our Daily Specials

Join Us for our Daily Specials

We offer daily specials including early bird specials, daily specials and day of the week specials!

Gilbert’s El Indio Goes Pink

Gilbert’s El Indio Goes Pink

Support the Susan B. Love Foundation and Gilbert’s by purchasing our pink t-shirts during the month of October. Please email us your size and the amount of t-shirts you’d like at gilbertselindiosm@gmail.com.

Host Your Next Event on Our Patio

Host Your Next Event on Our Patio

Let us do the cooking and you bring your family, friends, and coworkers! We make customized menus to fit your budget. Book your event today by emailing us at gilbertselindiosm@gmail.com.

Thank You for All the Love You and Your Family Bring to Gilbert’s

Thank You for All the Love You and Your Family Bring to Gilbert’s

We would like to acknowledge Paula’s birthday, she’s been part of Gilbert’s family for the past 41 years. Her family has grown to our grandkids and so has our Gilbert’s familia y amigos. Thank you for all the support she has given to us. Our […]

Closed Wednesday, August 14

Closed Wednesday, August 14

We will be closed on Wednesday, August 14th to honor Gilberto Rodriguez, the owner of Gilbert’s El Indio Restaurant. We appreciate the love and support from the Daily Press Santa Monica, our community, familia y amigos. Please read this tribute about our father and his […]

Let Us Cater Your Next Event

Let Us Cater Your Next Event

We provide catering on-site in our beautiful patio as well as delivery. Send us an email at gilbertselindio@gmail.com so we can help you create the perfect menu!  

Customer Calls NPR to Thank Gilbert’s Employee for 45 Years of Service

Customer Calls NPR to Thank Gilbert’s Employee for 45 Years of Service

We truly appreciate our customers who acknowledge our team members’ dedication to service and great food. Take a listen by clicking on the play button below.

We Serve Breakfast

We Serve Breakfast

Join us daily for breakfast! We have huevos rancheros, breakfast burritos and more. Don’t forget to check out our Early Bird Specials.