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Aperitivos

First chips are free, extra orders are $3.00
Chips to go are $3.00

EL SOLTERITO         $5.00

Guacamole

QUESO FUNDIDO $8.00

El Quetzal’s special blend of melted cheeses, served with four small corn tortillas and pico de gallo. Available plain, with cactus or with chorizo.

TAQUITOS DORADOS $8.00

Three corn tortillas filled with pork, topped with lettuce, sour cream, Cotija cheese, and sauce.

Ensaladas

Your Choice $9.50
Add: Chicken + $3.50, Asada + $4.00, Shrimp + $5.99

NOPAL SALAD

Cactus salad mixed with finely chopped lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, radishes, jalapeños, Mexican cheese, and lemon juice, served with our homemade tortilla chips.

CHIPOTLE CESAR SALAD

Chopped Romaine lettuce, crispy tortilla strips, and Mexican cheese, tossed in a creamy Chipotle dressing.

Desayunos

Served with refried beans, salsa and tortillas.

HUEVOS A LA MEXICANA          $11.99

Three scrambled eggs with chopped tomato, onions and jalapeños.

HUEVOS CON CHORIZO          $11.99

Three scrambled eggs with Mexican sausage.

HUEVOS CON JAMÓN          $11.99

Three scrambled eggs with ham.

HUEVOS CON NOPALES          $11.99

Three scrambled eggs with sautéed cactus.

CHILAQUILES          $11.99

El Quetzal’s homemade tortilla chips cooked in a green tomatillo sauce and sprinkled with fresh onions, Cotija cheese, and Mexican sour cream.

Add: Eggs + $2.50, Chicken + $3.50 or Asada + $4.00

MOLLETES          $11.99

Mexican bread topped with beans, melted cheese, pico de Gallo and two eggs, any style.

PLATOS ESPECIALES

Served with refried beans, rice and tortillas.
No substitutions, amigo.

CARNE ASADA          $16.99

Grilled steak, small salad and jalapeños.

ELENA          $16.99

Strips of skirt steak cooked with chopped tomatoes, onions and jalapeño peppers.

ALAMBRES          $16.99

Strips of skirt steak cooked with bacon, ham, green peppers, onions, and mozzarella cheese.

EL ESPECIAL TERE          $16.99

Steak slices grilled with jalapeño peppers, sautéed onions and cactus.

CHILE VERDE          $16.99

Pieces of chopped pork cooked perfectly with green tomatillo sauce and cactus.

ENCHILADAS VERDES          $15.99

Three corn tortillas filled with shredded chicken in green tomatillo sauce and sprinkled with fresh onions, topped with sour cream, Cotija cheese and cilantro.

ENCHILADAS PICUDAS          $15.99

Three corn tortillas filled with shredded chicken, covered with cactus sauce, oregano, and fresh onions, topped with sour cream, Cotija cheese and cilantro.

ME VERÁS LLORAR          $15.99

Three corn tortillas filled with shredded chicken and cheese in a red Mexican sauce, topped with fresh onions, sour cream, Cotija cheese and cilantro.

Del mar

TACOS DE PESCADO          $12.99

Local seasonal fish baked in Juan’s special marinade.
Served in soft flour tortillas and El Quetzal’s special pickled veggies, sauce, and cheese.

CAMARONES A LA CREMA         $16.99

Shrimp sautéed in garlic with onions and mushrooms in a sour cream chipotle sauce.

CAMARONES A LA DIABLA          $16.99

Shrimp sautéed in garlic with onions and mushrooms in Juan’s secret El Quetzal sauce.

FAJITAS DE CAMARÓN          $16.99

Shrimp sautéed in garlic with onions, green and red peppers, and mushrooms.

Recuerdos del Zócalo

MI RICO PINO SUÁREZ          $11.99

Three corn tortillas filled with shredded chicken, onions, Cotija cheese, sour cream, and sauce.

GORDITA TEPITO          $7.00

Mexican Chicharron Prensado (pork cracklings) served in a maza corn pocket grilled to perfection and filled with lettuce, cheese, onions and sauce.

SINCRONIZADA GARIBALDI          $11.99

A flour tortilla filled with ham, Oaxacan quesillo, and avocado, served with a side of pico de gallo and chipotle sauces.

SINCRONIZADA TACUBA         $11.99

A flour tortilla filled with Mexican sausage, pineapple, onions, Oaxacan quesillo, sour cream, and sauce.

Tortas

Tortas were created when French bread was introduced to México City in the 1800s. The French bread became a “telera”. All of our Tortas are stuffed with mozzarella cheese, beans, avocados, mayonnaise, tomatoes, and chipotle sauce or jalapeños.

SUPER JAIRO          $11.99

Breaded flank steak, beef sausage, and sliced ham.

SEATTLE          $11.99

Beef sausage ans scrambled eggs.

SABROSO CARIBE         $11.99

Slices of ham, pineapple, and bacon.

TORTA TOLUCA          $11.99

Chorizo (Mexican Sausage).

CHILANGA          $11.99

Breaded flank steak.

LA MOJADA          $11.99

Sautéed cactus.

LA COMADRE          $11.99

Sautéed mushrooms, onions and epazote.

LA GORDA          $12.99

Ham, breaded flanks steak, beef sausage, and scrambled eggs.

Huaraches gigantes

Huaraches have been served in Mexico for about 700 years — that is before Columbus got lost. It is an oval corn dough pocket filled with beans and topped with cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and tomatillo sauce or red sauce.

LAISHA RICO-RICO          $11.99

Skirt steak.

SABROSO IXTAPALAPA          $11.99

Sliced ham with two eggs.

VEGGIE NORTEÑO          $11.99

Cactus.

VERO LOCA         $11.99

Sautéed mushrooms with onions and epazote.

NORTEÑO         $11.99

Cactus and chorizo.

Quesadillas

Quesadillas are homemade corn tortillas with cheese, lettuce and salsa.

POLLO MACHIN          $11.99

Shredded chicken cooked with onions, garlic, tomatoes, and chipotle sauce.

EL COCHINITO SABROSO          $11.99

Mexican chicharron (pork cracklings) cooked in a Guajillo sauce.

LA VERO LOCA          $11.99

Mushrooms sautéed with traditional Mexican herbs.

OAXACA MMMM!          $11.99

Mexican cheese with epazote herbs.

PICADILLO          $11.99

Ground beef cooked with diced carrots, peas, tomatoes, potatoes and chipotle sauce.

Tostadas

LA NETA         $11.99

Corn tostadas with shredded chicken, sautéed onions, chipotle sauce, filled with fried beans, lettuce, cheese and sour cream.

LAS CHIDAS          $11.99

Corn tostadas with asada beef strips, refried beans, lettuce, cheese, and sour cream.

Ricos tacos

Soft corn tortillas with your choice of meat, topped with cilantro, onions and sauce.

MEAT          $2.50 each

Carne asada (steak), lengua (tongue), chicken, chorizo, adobada (marinated pork), or carnitas.

VEGGIE TACOS          $2.50 each

Sautéed cactus and beans or sautéed mushrooms and beans, with lettuce, cheese and tomatoes.

Pambazos

Pambazos are traditional sandwiches served on the Mexican market streets.

PAMBAZO PORTALES          $11.99

Torta bread smothered in a special sauce and stuffed with Mexican sausages, mashed potatoes, lettuce, cheese and sour cream. Served hot.

PAMBAZO LOCO          $11.99

Torta bread smothered in a special sauce and stuffed with Mexican picadillo (ground beef, carrots, potatoes, and peas), cheese and sour cream. Served hot.

PAMBAZO A LA CHIMICHURRIS          $11.99

Torta bread smothered in a special sauce and stuffed with shredded chicken, onions cooked in a chipotle sauce, and served with lettuce, cheese and sour cream. Served hot.

Los niños

EL CHAVITO          $6.99

Two baby corn tortillas filled with cheese, rice and beans.

EL TORITO          $6.99

Two corn tortillas filled with refried beans and lettuce, topped with cheese and sour cream.

BERRICHES BURRITO          $6.99

Flour tortillas with refried beans topped with cheese.

Postre

All our desserts are $6.60

FLAN DE CAJETA 
TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CAKE
MOCHA CREAM CAKE
CHURROS DE CAJETA

Porciones pequeñas

RICE          $3.00
BEAN          $3.00
2 JALAPEÑOS          $2.00
LIME          $2.00
SALSA         $2.00
SOUR CREAM         $2.00
AVOCADO

Bebidas

AGUAS FRESCAS          $3.50

Horchata, tamarind, jamaica, mango, cantaloupe, strawberry, fruits.

SOFT DRINKS          $3.50

Jarritos, Coca-Cola, Sangria, Sidral Mundet, Diet-Coke, Cranberry, Apple and Orange juices, Milk.

BEERS          $5.00

Corona, Pacífico, Negra Modelo, Modelo Especial, Victoria, Sol, Bohemia, XX, Carta Blanca,

HOT DRINKS         $3.50

Coffee, Tea

Cocktails

SANGRIA QUETZAL          $9.00

Grenadine, lime, orange juice, fresh fruit, and wine.

MICHELADA BORRACHA         $6.50

Pacífico beer, lime, salt, Maggi, and Tapatío.

MICHELADA VIP         $8.00

Negra Modelo beer, lemon, tomato juice, and Tapatío.

MIS PALOMAS          $8.50

House tequila, grapefruit soda and Tajin pepper.

MANGO PASSION          $8.00

Wine, mango, and grenadine.

MANGO MEZCAL          $9.00

Mezcal, orange, lime juice, mango, and Tajin pepper.

MOJITOS          $9.00

Fresh mint, lemon, rum.

MOJITOS SEASONAL FLAVORS         $9.00

Strawberry, blueberry, and mango.

FRUIT PONEN MARTINI        $10.00

Fresh fruit, vodka, fruit punch, lemon, orange, and Mai-Tai.

Margaritas

QUETZAL         $8.00

House tequila and mix.

CADILLAC          $9.00

House tequila, Triple Sec, our signature Margarita mix, and a float of orange liquor.

CORONA – RITA         $12.00

Our signature Margarita served with a Corona beer bottle upside down.

CHARRO NEGRO         $9.00

Cazadores tequila, lime juice, Coke, and Tajin pepper.

DIABLO         $9.50

Cazadores tequila, Bloddy Mary spice, and lemon.

CHILANGA         $10.00

Hornitos tequila, Negra Modelo beer, lemon, and Tajin pepper.

VEGGIE         $9.00

House tequila, cucumber, jalapeño, salt, and lime.

CACHONDA         $9.00

Hornitos tequila, strawberries, and lemon.

VERACRUZ         $12.99

Don Julio tequila, coconut cream, and orange juice.