Since 1975, when founder Ramon Gallardo opened his first location, Casa Gallardo has been serving bold Mexican food and refreshing margaritas. This is where St. Louis had its first taste of traditional burritos, savory cheese enchiladas and crispy chimis. Thirty-five years later, we are proud to be recognized as the "Original Mexican Restaurant in St. Louis." A Casa Gallardo excusive on KTVI Channel 2 News. We give you all the secrets of marinating and grilling our fresh steak, chicken and vegetables.