Secret ingredient for Vista restaurant opening during pandemic

It’s all about fresh ingredients at Cocina Del Carmen, 1350 East Vista Way.

Every Oaxacan-inspired dish is prepared fresh daily down to the salsa! So, come early to get your favorite before it runs out each day!

Listen in as owner Carmen Colon talks about her passion for “fresh is everything”… and how our community has embraced her restaurant since opening May 17!

The Districts



Rich with Vista’s heritage including Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Rancho Guajome Adobe and Vista Skate Park


Easy Hwy. 78 access to commercial district of shops and restaurants including the famous Vista Farmer’s Market


Vista’s “walk-around” Downtown Arts District featuring theaters, restaurants, six craft breweries, dozens of independent shops, music venues and public art everywhere


Home to many of Vista’s famous craft beverage spots including beer, wine, kombucha, hard seltzer along with many onsite restaurants