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Dinner Menu

APPETIZERS

TOP SHELF GUACAMOLE

Made fresh at your table.

TOP SHELF QUESO

Chili con queso with spicy taco meat, pico de gallo & fresh diced tomatoes.

TACO FRIES

French fries topped with queso, taco beef, pico de gallo, jalapeños, cheddar & jack cheese. With sour cream & ranch dressing to dip.

BEEF OR BEAN NACHOS
FAJITA NACHOS

Bean & cheese nachos topped with grilled fajita steak or chicken. With guacamole sour cream dip.

CHILI CON QUESO

A rich, spicy cheese dip.

WHITE QUESO

A rich, spicy white cheese dip.

NEW BOTANAS GRANDE

It is so grand! Steak tacos al carbon, spicy beef quesadillas, chicken & beef crispy mini-tacos and fajita chicken & bacon nachos. With queso & cilantro jalapeño dip.

SOUPS & SALADS

SIZZLING CHICKEN SALAD

Sizzling chicken & zucchini added at the table to salad greens with avocado, jack cheese, tomatoes & blue tortilla strips. With Mexican basil vinaigrette.

TACO SALAD

Crispy tortilla shell with spicy beef, refried beans, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, & guacamole on salad greens with choice of dressing.

CHICKEN FAJITA SALAD

Grilled chicken, cheddar, tomatoes & guacamole on salad greens.

QUESADILLA CIRCULO SALAD

Chicken, corn, black beans, tomatoes, cilantro, and cheddar on salad greens with sesame-chipotle dressing. Circled by cheese quesadillas.

TORTILLA SOUP

Grilled chicken, crisp tortilla strips, avocado & jack cheese.

FAJITAS & GRILL

MIXED GRILL

Steak & chicken fajitas with shrimp sautéed in chipotle butter.

CHICKEN & MUSHROOM FAJITAS

Crispy bacon, mushrooms and melted jack cheese smother juicy fajita chicken strips.

TOP SHELF FAJITAS

Steak, chicken, shrimp & baby back ribs on a sizzling skillet.

FAJITAS

On a sizzling skillet.

CHICKEN MONTERREY

Grilled chicken breast with onions, mushrooms, peppers, pico de gallo & jack cheese. With rice & sautéed vegetables.

ASADA & ENCHILADAS

Grilled asada steak with marinated onions, cilantro & chimichurri sauce. On two cheese & onion enchiladas with verde sauce. With frijoles rancheros & rice.

ENCHILADAS

MAMA’S FAVORITE ENCHILADA DINNER

Spicy beef with chili con carne, cheese & onion with chili con carne, spinach with sour cream sauce or chicken with sour cream sauce. With rice & refried beans.

BLANCO ENCHILADAS

Grilled diced chicken breast with creamy spinach in enchiladas topped with sour cream sauce, cheddar, roasted red peppers & cilantro. Served with rice & black beans.

GUSTO CHICKEN ENCHILADAS

With fajita chicken & jack cheese, topped with pico de gallo, sour cream sauce, chipotle drizzle, shredded lettuce & tortilla strips. With rice & frijoles rancheros.

TOP SHELF FAJITA ENCHILADAS

Two cheese & onion enchiladas on sautéed onions & green peppers with grilled fajita steak & ranchera sauce or grilled fajita chicken & sour cream sauce. With rice & refried beans.

AVOCADO ENCHILADAS

Fresh avocado, mushrooms, poblano pepper & jack cheese in corn tortillas, topped with verde sauce, cilantro & sour cream drizzle. On spinach with rice & frijoles rancheros.

CHICKEN MUSHROOM ENCHILADAS

Crispy bacon, fajita chicken and fresh mushrooms in corn tortillas with jack cheese. Topped with sour cream sauce & a chipotle drizzle. With rice & frijoles rancheros.

CINCO ENCHILADAS

Five mini-enchiladas! Avocado, cheese, bean, chicken & beef mini-enchiladas all on one plate. With refried beans & rice

RANCHERA BRISKET ENCHILADAS

Filled with slow-roasted brisket & jack cheese, topped with ranchera sauce, sour cream drizzle, shredded lettuce & marinated onions. With rice & frijoles rancheros.

COMBOS & MORE

EL CABALLERO

Spicy beef burrito with chili con queso, chicken enchilada with sour cream sauce, cheese & onion enchilada with chili con carne, & a crispy chicken taco. With rice & refried beans.

THE JUAREZ

Cheese & onion enchilada with chili con carne, soft cheese taco with chili con queso, & a crispy beef taco. With rice & beans.

CHIMI COMBO

Fajita chicken, jack & cheddar, sour cream sauce & pico de gallo in a chimichanga topped with chipotle wine sauce. Served with an Old Fashioned Beef Taco, Chicken Fajita Chalupa, & rice.

RODEO COMBO

Two beef burritos, one topped with queso & the other with sour cream sauce. With an Old Fashioned Beef Taco, rice & frijoles rancheros.

RELLENO & ENCHILADA DUO

Chicken enchilada topped with sour cream sauce & cheese filled chile relleno with ranchera sauce. With rice & refried beans.

TOP SHELF FAJITA QUESADILLAS

Grilled sundried tomato flour tortilla with fajita chicken or steak, peppers, onions, jack & cheddar. With guacamole sour cream dip & frijoles rancheros.

QUESADILLAS

Steak, Chicken or Spinach

BEEF TAMALE PLATTER

Three beef tamales topped with chile con carne, cheddar & onions. With guacamole, pico de gallo, rice & refried beans..

BURRITOS & CHIMIS

GRANDE CHICKEN BURRITO

Fajita chicken, chipotle wine sauce, rice & frijoles rancheros in a tortilla. Topped with sour cream sauce, cheddar, & tomatoes. With rice & frijoles rancheros.

TRES BANDITOS

Burrito filled with beef topped with queso, chicken burrito topped with sour cream sauce, & a bean burrito topped with chili. With rice & refried beans.

TEX-MEX BURRITO

Spicy beef, refried beans, chili & cheese topped with chili con queso. With rice & refried beans.

BURRITO CON QUES

Flour tortilla with spicy beef and topped with chili con queso. With rice & refried beans.

CHICKEN FAJITA CHIMICHANGA

Crispy flour tortilla filled with chicken, jack & cheddar, sour cream sauce & pico de gallo. With a chipotle drizzle, chili con queso, rice & refried beans.

CINCO BURRITOS

Five mini-burritos! Chicken, avocado, bean & two beef burritos all on one plate. With rice & refried beans.

BURRITO BOWL

Choice of fajita chicken or pork fried crispy with chipotle wine sauce or fajita beef with chili con queso. With beans, diablo corn, rice, cheddar & jack cheeses, onions, peppers & tomatoes. Topped with sour cream drizzle & cilantro.

BURRITO BY YOU

Just the way you want it!
1. CHOOSE ONE MEAT – steak fajita, taco beef, brisket, carnitas, shrimp, shredded chicken or fajita chicken

2. INSIDE, UNLIMITED – cheddar, monterey jack, shredded lettuce, rice, black beans, frijoles rancheros, refried beans, tomatoes, onions and/or diablo corn

3. ONE SAUCE IN YOUR BURRITO – sour cream, queso, verde, ranchero or chipotle wine

BONUS! TWO ON THE SIDE – sour cream, pico de gallo or guacamole

TACOS

TACOS EXCELENTE

CHICKEN FAJITA with pico de gallo, avocado, cilantro & cotija cheese with chipotle drizzle
CHICKEN CASCABEL spicy casacabel sauce, marinated onions, cilantro & cotija cheese
CARNITAS pulled pork with jack, cotija cheese, chipotle wine sauce, grilled onions & cilantro

TACOS DE PRIMERA

STEAK FAJITA with pico de gallo, avocado, cilantro, cotija cheese & sour cream drizzle
BRISKET with pickled red onions, cilantro, jack cheese & cotija cheese
FILET & MUSHROOM strips of filet, sautéed mushrooms, roasted red peppers, onions, jack cheese & chimichurri sauce
SHRIMP with jack cheese, jalapeño cole slaw, cotija cheese & chipotle drizzle
FISH breaded or grilled Mahi Mahi with jack cheese, jalapeño cole slaw, cotija cheese & chipotle drizzle

TACO DINNER

Crispy corn, soft flour tortillas, or puffy taco with lettuce, tomatoes, cheddar & your choice of spicy beef or chicken. With rice & refried beans.

OLD FASHIONED TACOS

Two crisp flour tortillas filled with chicken or beef taco meat, jalapeños, lettuce, cheddar, tomatoes, sour cream drizzle & avocado. With rice & frijoles rancheros.

DESSERTS

MAMA’S FAVORITE MEXICAN APPLE PIE

With Mexican brandy butter sauce & cinnamon ice cream.

SOPAPILLA WITH HONEY

Warm Mexican pastry dusted with cinnamon sugar.

BROWNIE SKILLET SUNDAE

Triple chocolate brownie with pecans on a sizzling skillet topped with Mexican brandy butter sauce & vanilla ice cream.

FRIED ICE CREAM

Vanilla ice cream inside a cinnamon sugar dusted shell topped with hot fudge, whipped cream & a cherry.

Lunch Specials

Daily Features

UNO

Cheese & onion enchilada with chili con carne & a crispy beef taco. With rice & refried beans.

DOS

Cheese & onion enchilada with chili con carne & a soft cheese taco with chili con queso. With rice & refried beans.

TRES

Chicken enchilada with sour cream sauce & a crispy chicken taco. With rice & refried beans.

CUATRO

Crisp flour tortilla shell with chicken, rice, sour cream sauce, jack cheese, & pico de gallo. With frijoles rancheros.

CINCO

Flour tortilla with spicy beef topped with chili con queso. With rice & refried beans.

SEIS

Chicken enchilada with sour cream sauce. With rice & refried beans.

SIETE

Cheese chimichanga with chili con queso or beef & bean chimichanga with chili con carne. With rice & refried beans.

LUNCH FAJITAS

Lunch portion of our fajitas on a sizzling skillet with onions, green peppers, tomatoes, rice, refried beans, pico de gallo, sour cream, flour tortillas & guacamole or cheddar.

CRISPY CHICKEN TACOS

Breaded, tender chicken in flour tortillas with lettuce, cheddar, pico de gallo & honey-mustard. With rice & refried beans.

CHICKEN FLAUTAS

Topped with ranchera sauce and jack cheese. Served with guacamole sour cream dip & rice.

OLD FASHIONED TACOS

Two crisp flour tortillas filled with chicken or beef taco meat, lettuce, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, sour cream & avocado. With rice & frijoles rancheros.

CHICKEN MONTERREY LUNCH

Grilled chicken breast with onions, mushrooms, green peppers & melted jack cheese. With pico de gallo, rice & sautéed vegetables.

TEX-MEX LUNCH BURRITO

Spicy beef, refried beans, chili, & cheese with chili con queso. With rice & refried beans.

LUNCH TACO SALAD

Spicy beef, refried beans, cheddar cheese, & tomatoes on salad greens. With choice of dressing.

BURRITO BOWL

Choice of fajita chicken or pork fried crispy with chipotle wine sauce or fajita beef with chili con queso. With beans, diablo corn, rice, cheddar & jack cheeses, onions, peppers & tomatoes. Topped with sour cream drizzle & cilantro.

Bar Menu

‘RITA FAVORITAS

PERFECT PATRÓN ‘RITA

Patrón Silver Tequila & Patrón Citrónge Liqueur with fresh lime

GRANDE ‘RITA

Our House Margarita is made with Giro Silver by Sauza Tequila, triple sec & margarita mix served frozen or on the rocks

ULTIMATE MARGARITA

1800 Reposado Tequila, Cointreau Orange Liqueur & our very own margarita mix. Frozen or on the rocks!

BAJA BLUE SWIRL

Delicious blend of DeKuyper Island Blue Pucker & our frozen House ‘Rita. Also available in pomegranate & raspberry.

SKINNY ‘RITA

Slim Sippin! Lunazul 100% Blue Agave Blanco Tequila with Cointreau Orange Liqueur & our house-made margarita mix.

SPECIALTY

THE MEXICAN MARTINI™

Sauza 100% Blue Agave Tequila, Cointreau Orange Liqueur & margarita mix, served straight up.

MOJITO

Cruzan Aged Light Rum, fresh mint, lime juice & soda

TANGO TEA

ABSOLUT Vodka, Bacardi Superior Rum, Sauza Gold Tequila, Cointreau Orange Liqueur & Coca-Cola.®

MEXICAN SANGRIA

Altos 100% Agave Plata Tequila, Copper Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon & Finest Call sangria mix.
a Rosa Moscato D’Asti, Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur, Bärenjäger Honey Liqueur, fresh lemon and lime juices and fresh-squeezed orange

CERVEZA

DOMESTIC

Blue Moon, Budweiser, Bud Light, Bud Light Lime, Coors Light, Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite

IMPORT

Corona Extra, Corona Light, Dos Equis Ambar, Dos Equis Lager, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo, Tecate

VINO

WHITE/BLUSH

Copper Ridge Chardonnay
Copper Ridge White Zinfandel

RED

Copper Ridge Merlot
Copper Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon

Kids Menu

Age 12 & under. All meals include beverage & cherry gelatin.

Little Amigos

Taco Dinner
Enchilada Dinner
Mexican Pizza
Corndog
Chicken Strips
Cheeseburger
Kraft® Mac & Cheese

Big Amigos

Fajitas

Beef, Chicken or Comb

Fajita Nachos
Quesadillas

Beef or Chicken

Taquitos