Del Borracho closes for the summer

El Wapo

Guest post by Jane Lurie.

El Wapo
El Wapo

Dreaded words to all Loretanos…it’s Del Borracho’s last day before their summer vacation. This year, their best ever, they said goodbye in style offering a two-for-one Wapo (their signature burger) special.

Everyone came to say goodbye and delight one last time in the great food and atmosphere that Mike and Cholie provide. There was a festive atmosphere, with Fili the DJ providing a back-beat as hundreds of burgers were downed by the loyal Del Borracho fans.

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We put on our game faces, greeting each other, joking, making every effort to have a good time….and succeeding…but underneath, in the hearts of all who passed through those swinging doors, was one thought….the same thought that reoccurs every May..”how will I make it to October without Del Borracho?” …and for those of us who will be flying out soon, how do you actually fly out of here without a stop at Del Borracho? Really, I can’t quite figure out how to arrange that last day.

Mike and Cholie serving up hundreds of Wapos

El Wapo
El Wapo

Anyway, back to the last day festivities. Mike and Cholie were in the kitchen grilling those burgers non-stop. Sharon and I ordered their delicious vegieburgers. And if that weren’t maverick enough on this Wapo day, I ordered mine with corn tortillas instead of a bun because I am allergic to wheat. It’s actually delicious with all the fixings on the tortillas, a little messy but delicious.

A Vegieburger
A Vegieburger
A Vegieburger with Corn Tortillas
A Vegieburger with Corn Tortillas

We arrived at 1:30 and finally got our burgers at 3:30 but we had our pink lemonades and friends to hang out with. It was a wonderful last day. Have a wonderful, well-earned vacation Mike and Cholie. We look forward the being there for the Grand Re-opening in October.

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  • Marsha

    Darn!!! We should have had you stock up on the burgers and put them in your freezer for us. We will be mighty hungery after the two and half day drive to Loreto..Now we will have to wait until October..When flying I guess it will be Mama Lulu's for tacos between dropping luggage at the airport and flying out…We are drooling over the pictures and who is going to top their breakfast?

  • Marsha

    Darn!!! We should have had you stock up on the burgers and put them in your freezer for us. We will be mighty hungery after the two and half day drive to Loreto..Now we will have to wait until October..When flying I guess it will be Mama Lulu's for tacos between dropping luggage at the airport and flying out…We are drooling over the pictures and who is going to top their breakfast?

  • Marsha

    Darn!!! We should have had you stock up on the burgers and put them in your freezer for us. We will be mighty hungery after the two and half day drive to Loreto..Now we will have to wait until October..When flying I guess it will be Mama Lulu’s for tacos between dropping luggage at the airport and flying out…We are drooling over the pictures and who is going to top their breakfast?

  • Marsha

    Darn!!! We should have had you stock up on the burgers and put them in your freezer for us. We will be mighty hungery after the two and half day drive to Loreto..Now we will have to wait until October..When flying I guess it will be Mama Lulu’s for tacos between dropping luggage at the airport and flying out…We are drooling over the pictures and who is going to top their breakfast?

  • Cathy

    Darn it! We still haven't made it there! I was really looking forward to a nice big breakfast too. Oh well, another manana.<br />
    <br />
    Cathy

  • Cathy

    Darn it! We still haven't made it there! I was really looking forward to a nice big breakfast too. Oh well, another manana.<br />
    <br />
    Cathy

  • Cathy

    Darn it! We still haven’t made it there! I was really looking forward to a nice big breakfast too. Oh well, another manana.

    Cathy

  • Cathy

    Darn it! We still haven’t made it there! I was really looking forward to a nice big breakfast too. Oh well, another manana.

    Cathy

  • Jane Lurie

    This just in:<br />
    &quot;Del Borracho Summer Hours:<br />
    <br />
    Starting this coming Friday and Saturday night May 22nd and 23rd Del<br />
    Borracho will be open beginning at 4pm until whenever. The kitchen will<br />
    serve ONLY hamburgers but the bar will be fully open for all beverages.<br />
    Tables have been cleared for line dancing and the A.C will be turned on!<br />
    Those intrested in trying out the mechanical bull outside can take a run<br />
    at that!! So, come out on Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the<br />
    summer to party at Del Borracho!! This will be ongoing all summer long<br />
    as long as the crowds show up!&quot;

  • Jane Lurie

    This just in:<br />
    &quot;Del Borracho Summer Hours:<br />
    <br />
    Starting this coming Friday and Saturday night May 22nd and 23rd Del<br />
    Borracho will be open beginning at 4pm until whenever. The kitchen will<br />
    serve ONLY hamburgers but the bar will be fully open for all beverages.<br />
    Tables have been cleared for line dancing and the A.C will be turned on!<br />
    Those intrested in trying out the mechanical bull outside can take a run<br />
    at that!! So, come out on Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the<br />
    summer to party at Del Borracho!! This will be ongoing all summer long<br />
    as long as the crowds show up!&quot;

  • Jane Lurie

    This just in:
    “Del Borracho Summer Hours:

    Starting this coming Friday and Saturday night May 22nd and 23rd Del
    Borracho will be open beginning at 4pm until whenever. The kitchen will
    serve ONLY hamburgers but the bar will be fully open for all beverages.
    Tables have been cleared for line dancing and the A.C will be turned on!
    Those intrested in trying out the mechanical bull outside can take a run
    at that!! So, come out on Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the
    summer to party at Del Borracho!! This will be ongoing all summer long
    as long as the crowds show up!”

  • Jane Lurie

    This just in:
    “Del Borracho Summer Hours:

    Starting this coming Friday and Saturday night May 22nd and 23rd Del
    Borracho will be open beginning at 4pm until whenever. The kitchen will
    serve ONLY hamburgers but the bar will be fully open for all beverages.
    Tables have been cleared for line dancing and the A.C will be turned on!
    Those intrested in trying out the mechanical bull outside can take a run
    at that!! So, come out on Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the
    summer to party at Del Borracho!! This will be ongoing all summer long
    as long as the crowds show up!”