SHERMAN OAKS, CA — A festive, open-air dining space is keeping the margaritas flowing and the Mexican fare coming for diners at Casa Vega, an old-school, landmark restaurant in Sherman Oaks.
The family-owned Casa Vega, on Ventura Boulevard, is doing what numerous Southland restaurants are during this summer's coronavirus pandemic —heading outside to keep business alive. The 64-year-old establishment is welcoming customers to its transformed parking lot — now a tented setting, decked with lights, greenery and 25 — socially distanced! — tables.
And good news for Casa Vega devotees craving a fave dish or two. The full menu is available for patio patrons, along with two, new summer cocktails: a Grapefruit Rose Sangria (with Finnella Rosé, Ketel One Botanicals Grapefruit Rose Vodka, fresh grapefruit juice and agave); and the Pepino Vodka Soda (featuring Ketel One Botanicals Cucumber Mint, Vodka Fresh Lime Juice, Topo Chico and mineral water).
Along with the spaced seating, the Casa Vega crew is abiding by all safety guidelines including thorough sanitations between lunch and dinner service, plus limiting reusable items by using eco-friendly, bamboo cutlery and disposable napkins when possible, management said.
Also, for the first time in its history, Casa Vega is accepting reservations, which are strongly recommended for on-site dining. Book online or call (818) 788-4868 to save a seat at the establishment at 13301 Ventura Blvd. Daily hours are 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for lunch service, and 4:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. for dinner.
See website here for more information on to-go options and menu details.