SALSA ROJA & FRESH FRIED CORN CHIPS 8
roasted chillis & tomatoes made into a delicious salsa served with fresh fried corn chips
EL DIP & FRESH FRIED CORN CHIPS 10
Refried black beans with melted mozzarella cheese drizzled with jalapeño aioli served with corn chips
GUACAMOLE & FRESH FRIED CORN CHIPS 12
Guacamole & fresh corn chips, mashed avocado with pico de gallo (garlic, red onion, coriander)
FRESH FRUIT SALSA DIP & FRESH FRIED CORN CHIPS 9
Apple, orange, corn, pineapple, coriander dip served with fresh fried corn chips
MEXICAN FRIED BREAD SERVED WITH PICO DE GALLO & CHIPOTLE AIOLI 8
MEXICAN GRILLED CORN 12
2 grilled corn drizzled with chipotle aioli sauce & sprinkled with citrus lemon salt.
* Your choice of 2 soft flour tacos OR 2 crunchy corn shell tacos.
Pulled beef/skirt steak – marinated in onion, garlic & capsicum & Mexican spices.
Slow cooked chicken, sautéed with onion, garlic & coriander.
PULLED PORK 14
Slow cooked pork shoulder sautéed in herbs & spices.
Lightly battered pan fried fish topped with chipotle aioli.
A Mixture of different types of beans, lentils & quinoa cooked with garlic, onion, capsicum, herbs & Mexican chillis.
Homemade chorizo mix pan fried with garlic, onion, smoked tomatoes and chipotle chillis.
All tacos are served with black beans, topped with salad, sour cream, salsa verde with salsa roja & jalapeño aioli on the side.
2 Pieces homemade chorizo mix & rice Empanadas served with a side of pico de gallo fresh salsa.
FRIED CHICKEN 14
Mexican herb smothered fried chicken with tomatillo salsa verde and tortillas.
Mexican style rice dish with chicken, chorizo, seafood, served with flour tortillas & pico de gallo.
BBQ CHICKEN WINGS 16
Chicken wings smothered in Serrano chilli salsa roja served with tortillas.
QUESADILLA (BEEF/PORK/CHICKEN) 16
Toasted tortilla filled with beef/pork/chicken, mozzarella, caramelized garlic, onion & capsicum. Served with salsa verde, salsa roja & chipotle aioli on the side.
EL BURRITO (BEEF/PORK/CHICKEN) 15
Beef, pork or chicken hand wrapped flour tortilla with black beans, Mexican rice, mozzarella cheese, topped with Mexican sauces.
MEXICAN PORK MEATBALLS 14
Pork meatballs served with pico de gallo salsa on the side and flour tortillas.
JALAPEÑO POPPERS 14
Deep fried jalapeño peppers served with chipotle aioli.
CAMARONES AL PIL PIL 14
Sautéed prawns cooked in garlic with white wine served with flour tortillas and pico de gallo.
All Tapas will be served with a small complimentary green salad & El Mexicano salad dressing.
PASTEL DE ELOTE 30
Baked corn pudding layers of pulled beef followed by layers of chicken, caramelized with capsicum, topped with pureed sweet corn & sprinkled with sugar. Served with salad & pico de gallo salsa on the side.
Make your own fajita with your choice of pork, beef or chicken. Sautéed with garlic, onion, capsicum & oregano. Served wit Mexican rice, black beans, mozzarella cheese, salad, 5 x 6″ flour tortillas & Mexican sauces.
ZAPATA STEAK 32
300gm grilled Scotch fillet served with Mexican rice, black beans, Mexican chimichurri salsa & side salad.
POLLO AL MOLE 31
Large grilled chicken breast with famous Mexican spicy Mole chocolate sauce. Served with Mexican rice, black beans & a side salad.
MUCHOS NACHOS (BEEF/PORK/CHICKEN) 26
Corn chips with your choice of chicken, pork or beef, served with creamed corn, black beans, mozzarella cheese, salad, sour cream & drizzled with Mexican sauces.
PARA VEGETARIANO 25
Tortilla bowl filled with 3 mixed patties of beans, chickpeas, lentils & quinoa. Served with rice, pico de gallo & tomatillo salsa verde. Served with rice & salad on the side.
CHIMICHANGA (BEEF/PORK/CHICKEN) 26
Grilled large tortilla filled with your choice of beef/pork/chicken, mozzarella cheese and black beans. Topped with melted mozzarella cheese, drizzled with Mexican sauces & served with rice on the side.
ENCHILADA (BEEF/PORK/CHICKEN) 27
3 Layered corn tortillas filled with braised shredded chicken caramelized garlic, onion and capsicum, on a bed of salsa roja topped with mozzarella cheese & jalapeño aioli. Served with Mexican rice & black beans on the side.
CHILDREN’S COMBO 17
Burrito or Quesadilla with beef, pork or chicken, beans, mozzarella cheese & sour cream. Comes with soft drink or juice and vanilla ice cream with caramel topping.
CORN CHIPS (BOWL) 4
GREEN SALAD 9
Mixture of green leafs, tomatoes, olives, feta cheese & dressing.
SALSA ROJA 2
SALSA VERDE 2
PICO DE GALLO 3
SOUR CREAM 2
AVOCADO (MASHED) 6
MEXICAN RICE (BOWL) 3
BLACK BEANS (BOWL) 3
CHIPOTLE AIOLI 2
CRISPY POTATO WEDGES 8
Potato wedges seasoned with Mexican spices & dusted with chilli citrus salt.
TORTILLAS X 4 (CORN OR FLOUR) 4
ZAPATA EXTRA HOT SAUCE 2
Mixture of roasted & smoked chillies (habanero, chipotle, jalapeño & poblano).
All salsas and dressings are freshly made & corn chips are fried at El Mexicano.
MEXICAN CHURROS (5PCS) 10
Famous dessert throughout South America, sprinkled with icing sugar, served with chocolate and caramel sauce on the side.
MEXICAN CHOCO FLAN 12
Chocolate cake topped with creamy flan (custard) and caramel.
MEXICAN CARLOTA 10
A Mexican home-style dessert made with layers of cookies and a creamy mix of 2 kinds of milks and lemon juice.
MEXICAN TRES LECHES 12
Traditional sponge cake soaked in three kinds of milks, with sweet meringue.
All desserts are made in-house.
AÑEJO / SHOT
1800 Añejo 14
1800 Coconut 13
JC Tequila Gold Especial 10
Monte Alba Mezcal w/worm 9
Pepe Lopez Tequila Gold 9
Sauza Extra Gold Tequila 9
Casamigos Añejo Tequila 15
BLANCO / SHOT
JC Tequila Silver 9
Pepe Lopez Tequila Silver 9
Patron Tequila Silver 13
El Jimador Tequila Blanco 10
Avion Tequila Silver 16
Sauza Blanco Tequila 9
REPOSADO / SHOT
Olmeca Tequila Reposado 13
Jose Cuervo 1800 Reposado 13
MARGARITAS ($14/GLASS – $46/1.1L JUG)
Spicy Margarita (Jalapaños)
Pisco Sour (Chile/Peru) 14
Mojito (Cuba) 14
Caipirinha (Brazil) 14
Piña Colada 14
Michelada – beer, chillis, tomato juice, lemon & salt 11
Mojito Corona – Corona bottle inside a mojito cocktail 18
Tequila Sunrise 14
MOCTELES – ALCOHOL FREE
Guadalajara – Pineapple, coconut & lime 10
El Paso – Orange, mango, & strawberry 10
Speedy Gonzales – vanilla, evap milk & canberries 10
SANGRIA ($10/GLASS – $34/1.1L JUG)
A refreshing wine fruit punch with a splash of white rum, ginger ale, fruit juice, cloves & cinnamon.
Johnnie Walker Red Whisky 8
Smirnoff Red Vodka 8
Gordons Gin 8
Bacardi Carta White Rum 8
Marquise Brandy 8
Mc Kenna Bourbon 8
Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Absolut, Pisco, Cachaça, Fernet 10
Johnnie Walker Black 14
Cointreau, Frangelico, Sambuca, Baileys, Galliano, Kahlua, Midori, Tia Maria 10
Negra Modelo 9
Dos Equis Lager 9
Dos Equis Amber 9
Isaac’s Cider – apple, pear, berry 9
Stella Artios 8
Steinlager Classic 8
2 Stoke Light 8
Mac’s Gold 8
Waikato Draught 7
Corona (4) 26
Pacifico (4) 28
RED WINES GLASS/BOTTLE
Mocagua Malbec Argentina 9/39
Trapiche Malbec Argentina 9/39
Condor Cabernet Sauvignon 9/39
Temperanillo Reserva Spain 10/40
Lima Malbec Argentina 11/42
Selaks Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 9/38
WHITE WINES GLASS BOTTLE
Shingle Peak Sauvignon 10/39
White Cliff Sauvignon Blanc 9.5/39
Stables Ngatarawa Sauvignon Blanc 9.5/39
Saint Clair Pinot Gris 9.5/39
Shingle Peak Pinot Gris 9.5/39
Stone Leigh Marlborough Pinot Gris 10/40
Morton Estate chardonnay 9.5/39
Montana West Coast Chardonnay 9.5/39
Thornbury Riesling 9.5/39
SPARKLING WINES GLASS BOTTLE
Te Hana Hawkes Bay NZ 10/40
MEXICAN JARRITOS SOFT DRINKS 370ML
Mango, Guava, Tamarind, Pineapple, Watermelon 6
Coke, Sprite, L&P, Coke Zero, Fanta 4.5
Schweppes Ginger Beer 6
Red Bull 6
Sparkling Water 5
Apple, Orange, Pineapple, Cranberry, Tomato 4.5
Mochaccino Zapata 10
Coffee, chocolate, baileys, tequila, topped with fresh cream, sprinkled with 100’s of thousands.
Café Revolucion 10
Coffee, tequila, topped with fresh cream, sprinkled with chocolate.
Café Señorita 10
Coffee, Galliano, Sambuca, topped with fresh cream and sprinkled with cinnamon.
Café Mexico 10
Rum, Kahlua, topped with fresh cream and sprinkled with chocolate.
Chocolate Azteca 10
Tequila, Kahlua, topped with fresh cream and sprinkled with nutmeg.
Café De Oro 10
Tia Maria, Golden Turmeric, Fresh Cream and a little Tuermeric powder on top.