A collaboration between Carina Smith, Founder and her talented partners, Smoking Calavera Catering & Florals is where East San Diego returns to Mexican American cuisine. Styled using authentic customized purpose, where you can sip cactus wine and enjoy the robust taste of farm-to-table Mexican American market fare without the frustration of trying to accomplish your vision on your own.


  • Brunch

  • Cocktail Party

  • Buffet

  • Station

  • Seated

  • Full Service Plating

  • Delivery

Home Cook Services

  • $30/Hour

Weekly Meal Prep Packages now available!

Don’t miss our amazing special offer! 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, and 5 Dinners, all for $130, plus delivery fee. Feel free to contact us for more info!

Menu options include; Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner.

Please feel free to call or e-mail us about any of our catering specials and/or questions you may have. We will begin our customized proposal for your event ASAP. Every event is different there will be a variety of factors that may affect pricing for example; the occasion, season, venue, theme, style of service, menu, number of guests, length of event, etc. All of our proposals are custom designed for your specific events needs.

We service many types of occasions such as; weddings, corporate events, holiday parties, company special events, engagements, and family gatherings.

Here to Serve!


Some of Our Favorites —


Buttermilk Waffles, Flapjacks or French Toast

Served with bacon, sausage, sunny side up egg, sautéed mushrooms gravy, hash browns, molasses and whipped cream. Fresh fruit additional $4.



Personalize your order with the choice of lemon, blueberry, cranberry, banana or carrot.


Steel Cut Oatmeal

Your choice of self-serve hot water ready or precooked with steamed whole milk. Served with molasses, sliced bananas, and fresh berries.



Fresh house-made salsa, grated cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeños, sour cream, roasted multi pepper, corn tortilla.


Calavera’s Breakfast Burritos

Your choice of machaka, rainbow egg, egg and bacon, sausage and Mexican cheese, potato or chorizo, scrambled egg.


Cactus Salad

The bright prickly pear cactus (ensalada de nopal), roma tomatoes, white onions, fresh chopped cilantro, pepper, topped with Mexican cheese.


American Macaroni N’ Cheese

The ultimate in comfort food made with American cheddar cheese.


Thai Veggie Wrap

Zesty and fresh, made with noodles or rice and served with peanut sauce.


Chef’s Floral Green Garden

Edible flowers, seasonal fresh green garden vegetables and lettuce leaf, house-made caramelized pecan nuts.


Rustic Smashed Potatoes

Just like “Abuela” used to make!


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Commissary Location

4070 Bonita Road
Bonita, CA 91902



Mon – Thu, 8 am – 7 pm
Fri – Sat, 8 am – 6 pm

Closed Sundays



Carina Smith, Founder
(760) 315-3462


Schedule a Consultation —

We are “Here to Serve” and this is the Smoking Calavera’s attitude. No matter what you dream up we do our very best to meet above and beyond your expectations! We look forward to serving you soon…