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Holiday Beer Brunch at Thorn St Brewery


Be of good cheer, Holiday Brunch is upon us at Thorn Street Brewery! Join us Sunday December 14th for fabulous food from Carnitas’ Snack Shack and Thorn Street brews. Continue reading

Brews, Views and Chews at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse


Nov 10, 2014 – Join Chef Hanis from Carnitas’ Snack Shack for Brews, Views and Chews at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse Continue reading

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Hosts 6th Annual Green Flash Smokeout for SDBW


Join us Sunday, November 9, 2014 for Rare Green Flash Craft Beers, Fresh Ironside Oysters, Delicious Smokehouse Kings Smoked Meats, and Shucking Good Fun at this year’s Green Flash Smokeout at Carnitas’ Snack Shack North Park! Continue reading

New Winter Hours at Carnitas’ Snack Shack Del Mar


Winter is Coming! Starting Monday, Nov 3, Del Mar hours change to Sun-Thurs 11am – 9pm, Fri & Sat 11am -10pm. Continue reading

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Donates 10 Percent to Girls Think Tank


Saturday, November 8, 2014 – come in to either location, North Park or Del Mar, and 10% of all profits will go toward supporting Girls Think Tank’s community projects. Continue reading

Collab Dinner with Chefs Hanis Cavin and Chad White at Común Tavern

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Join Chefs Hanis Cavin of Carnitas’ Snack Shack and Chad White for a pig roast Chef’s Dinner as part of the Comun “Mi Casa Su Casa” chef’s series. On November 13, 2014 starting at 6:00 PM Chef Chad White & … Continue reading

#SDBEERNIGHT at Carnitas’ Snack Shack Del Mar

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Join us at Carnitas’ Snack Shack Del Mar for our Inaugural #SDBEERNIGHT with Barrel Harbor Brewing, celebrating America’s Craft Beer Capital – San Diego! Continue reading

Smokehouse Kings at Fathom Bistro Octo-Bier-Fest II

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The Smokehouse Kings are happy to be participating in Fathom Bistro Bait & Tackle’s “Octo-Bier-Fest II”!! Friday September 26, 2014 Continue reading

National Cheeseburger Day at Carnitas’ Snack Shack

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September 18, 2014 is National Cheeseburger Day! Celebrate with a burger at Carnitas’ Snack Shack. Continue reading

Celebrate International Bacon Day at the SnackShack!


  Get Your Bacon On International Bacon Day is celebrated each year on the Saturday before Labor Day. This year, that’s Saturday, August 30. But really, why limit your celebration to one day, or even one long holiday weekend? Every … Continue reading

Carnitas’ Snack Shack 2 Seen in Del Mar Times

Carnitas Snack Shack chef and co-owner Hanis Cavin, second from left, with his kitchen crew. Photo by Karen Billing

An article about Carnitas Snack Shack Del Mar from the Del Mar Times. Continue reading

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Del Mar Open Late

Del Mar Open Late

Carnitas’ Snack Shack restaurant in Del Mar Highlands Town Center is open until 11PM every night! Come in for a late-night drink or snack. Continue reading

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Del Mar – Seen in SanDiegoVille

A nice write-up in Carnitas’ Snack Shack Opens Second Location in Del Mar | New Pork Haven Features Healthy Menu Options and Local Craft Continue reading

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Opens Second Location in Del Mar

Carnitas' Snack Shack Del Mar

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Restaurant is proud to announce the official opening of its second location in the Del Mar / Carmel Valley area of San Diego. Continue reading

Chef Hanis Cavin Participates in Oyster Shuck-a-thon

What a mothershucker! Carnitas’ Snack Shack executive chef Hanis Cavin won the first annual Charity Shuckathon oyster shucking contest held Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at Ironside Fish & Oyster. All proceeds ($1 each) from his 549 total will go toward … Continue reading

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Expands to North County, Embarcadero


“After three years in business, the pigging out persists for a popular North Park eatery that’s set to expand into San Diego’s North County this month and later to the Embarcadero area.” Continue reading

Carnitas’ Snack Shack Provides Food for Girls Think Tank Charity

From San Diego Downtown News, Downtown Briefs August 2014 San Diego-based nonprofit Girls Think Tank hosted a “Welcome Home” event on Saturday, July 26. The organization dedicated to “advancing basic human dignity for displaced San Diegans” celebrated the new location … Continue reading

Bacon Bingo Night at Carnitas’ Snack Shack

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5:00pm – 7:30pm Thursday July 24, 2014 – Join us for BACON BINGO Night in The Pig Pen, our outdoor patio bar, at Carnitas’ Snack Shack – North Park! Pig Pen opens at 5:00pm BINGO Games: 5:00pm until 7:30pm BINGO … Continue reading

San Diego Pride Weekend 2014 at Carnitas’ Snack Shack

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Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20, 2014 – Help us celebrate San Diego LGBT Pride at Carnitas’ Snack Shack North Park! Before or after your celebrations, stop by for a drink or snack. Look for our daily pork-centric specials … Continue reading

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Ninkasi Tap Takevover at Carnitas’ Snack Shack North Park

Ninkasi Tap-takeover at the SnackShack

From 12 noon to 4pm on Sunday July 20, 2014, Ninkasi Brewery will take over the Pig Pen’s taps! Continue reading