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BOTANAS (SNACKS)

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.

TACOS

* Your choice of 2 soft flour tacos OR 2 crunchy corn shell tacos.

BEEF  14
Pulled beef/skirt steak – marinated in onion, garlic & capsicum & Mexican spices.

CHICKEN  14
Slow cooked chicken, sautéed with onion, garlic & coriander.

PULLED PORK  14
Slow cooked pork shoulder sautéed in herbs & spices.

FISH  14
Lightly battered pan fried fish topped with chipotle aioli.

VEGETARIANO  14
A Mixture of different types of beans, lentils & quinoa cooked with garlic, onion, capsicum, herbs & Mexican chillis.

CHORIZO  14
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.

TAPAS

CHORIZO  14

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.

PAELLA  15

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.

ESPECIALIDADES

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.

FAJITAS  34

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.

EXTRAS

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

GUACAMOLE  8

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.

POSTRES (DESSERTS)

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.

DRINKS

LOS TEQUILAS

AÑEJO / SHOT

1800 Añejo 14
1800 Coconut 13
Agavero 15
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

COCTELES

MARGARITAS ($14/GLASS – $46/1.1L JUG)

Classic Margarita
Blue Margarita
Coconut Margarita
Mango Margarita
Mix Berry
Strawberry
Spicy Margarita (Jalapaños)
Passionfruit Margarita

COCTELES

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.

SPIRITS & LICORES

HOUSE POUR

Johnnie Walker Red Whisky 8
Smirnoff Red Vodka 8
Gordons Gin 8
Bacardi Carta White Rum 8
Marquise Brandy 8
Mc Kenna Bourbon 8

PREMIUM

Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Absolut, Pisco, Cachaça, Fernet 10
Coruba 9
Johnnie Walker Black 14
Jameson 9

LICORES

Cointreau, Frangelico, Sambuca, Baileys, Galliano, Kahlua, Midori, Tia Maria 10

CERVEZAS (BEERS)

MEXICAN CERVEZAS

Corona 8
Pacifico 8
Negra Modelo 9
Dos Equis Lager 9
Dos Equis Amber 9
Bohemia 9
Tecate 9

OTHER BEERS

Isaac’s Cider – apple, pear, berry 9
Stella Artios 8
Guinnes 8
Steinlager Classic 8
2 Stoke Light 8
Mac’s Gold 8
Heineken 8
Waikato Draught 7

BEER BUCKETS

Corona (4) 26
Pacifico (4) 28

WINES

RED WINES                            GLASS/BOTTLE

Mocagua Malbec Argentina  9/39
Trapiche Malbec Argentina  9/39
Condor Cabernet Sauvignon  9/39
Castillo Armado
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

Lindauer  9.5/39
Te Hana Hawkes Bay NZ  10/40

NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

MEXICAN JARRITOS SOFT DRINKS 370ML

Mango, Guava, Tamarind, Pineapple, Watermelon 6

SOFT DRINKS

Coke, Sprite, L&P, Coke Zero, Fanta 4.5
Schweppes Ginger Beer 6
Red Bull 6
Sparkling Water 5

JUICES

Apple, Orange, Pineapple, Cranberry, Tomato 4.5

CAFÉS

CAFÉ SPECIALES

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.

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