FOOD MENU TORRANCE

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COLD STARTERS

NO MANCHES, ES TODO
 
CHICHARRONES
Pork chicharron, guacamole and hot salsa.
$9
GUACAMOLE
Pico de gallo, queso fresco and chips.
$13
CHIPS AND 4 SALSAS (V) $6
OYSTERS TOPPED WITH CEVICHE DE CHAPULINES $4 EACH OR $20 HALF DOZEN
NOPALITOS (V)
Nopales, pico de gallo, avocado, queso fresco and radishes.
$8
SEAFOOD COCKTAIL
Shrimp, octopus, avocado, cherry tomatoes, onions, cilantro, salas de chile seco
$15
CEVICHE DE PESCADO
Fresh Halibut, lime juice, jalapeno, cilantro, avocado, tomato, topped with fried calamari
$16

HOT STARTERS

 
 
CAMARONES CON CHINTEXTLE
Shrimp, cilantro, onions, chintexte, garlic
$22
ELOTE (2) (V)
Corn on the cob topped with sal de gusano, aioli, lime, cotija cheese, crema mexicana
$14
OYSTERS ON THE GRILLED TOPPED WITH CHAPULINES A LA DIABLA (V) $4 EACH OR $20 HALF DOZEN
FRIED QUESADILLA (V)
Quesillo, epazote, squash blossom, jalapeno, queso fresco, cilantro, avocado salsa, black bean paste
$11
QUESO FUNDIDO
Melted cheese, chorizo, corn tortillas
$14
TAQUITOS (V)
Black bean paste, avocado salsa, queso fresco. Chicken picadillo, beef deshebrada, or potato and cheese(v)
$13
Sopa de Tortilla
Tomate, tortilla strips, queso fresco, chipotle, garlic and spices
$6
MOLOTES
Hand-made masa disk with chorizo & potato, black bean paste, avocado salsa and queso fresco.
$13

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ANTOJITOS

Small Plates
 
TAMAL DE MOLE
Banana leaf-wrapped tamal, chicken and mole negro.
$11
TAMAL DE RAJAS (V)
Chiles, onions, epazote, tomato salsa, queso fresco. Choice of chicken or cheese.
$9
MEMELA
Handmade thick tortilla, black bean paste, asiento, queso fresco, salsa madre. Choice of cecina, tasajo, chorizo, quesillo or tripa.
$9
CHILE RELLENO
Roasted chile de agua, egg, epazote, queso fresco and our homemade tomato sauce.
$10
GRINGAS (2)
Flour tortillas, quesillo, cecina, grilled onions, and avocado salsa.
$14

NUESTRA TIERRA

Home made tortillas $3 with any plate
 
BARBACOA DE RES
Angus beef, dried chiles, spices, avocado leaves, white rice, peppers, onion, black bean paste, tortillas
$22
BARBACOA DE CHIVO
Goat, avocado leaves, spices, herbs and chile
$21
COSTILLAS EN SALSA VERDE
Pork ribs, chile poblano, tomatillo, nopales, and white rice.
$19
CARNE ASADA
Grilled carne asada, mole enchilada with carnitas, grilled cactus, grilled onion, jalapeño, queso fresco, black bean paste, tortillas, salsa
$26
TASTE OF OAXACA
Chorizo, Cecina, Tazajo, black bean paste, nopalitos, grilled onion, avocado salsa, chile pasilla stuffed with quesillo and epazote, salad, and tortillas
$26
TLAYUDA DOBLADA
Aciento, black bean paste, avocado, tomato, cabbage, radish, quesillo, cecina, chorizo, tasajo, salsa
$18/ 1 MEAT OR $24/ 3 MEATS
CHICKEN POZOLE $19

 

MOLES

*Served with chicken breast or chicken leg and thigh
Unless noted, tortillas served upon request
$3 fresh made tortillas
 
*COLORADITO
Toasted chiles, nuts, sesame seed, Oaxaca chocolate and herbs and white rice
$22
*ESTOFADO
Tomatillos, chives, olives, dry chiles, pickled jalapenos, and white rice.
$22
*NEGRO
Dry chiles, sesame seeds, nuts, Oaxacan chocolate, herbs and white rice.
$22
*ROJO
Dry chiles, nuts, Oaxacan chocolate, spices and white rice.
$22
MOLE PALENQUERO
Fruta de pechuga, spices, chiles, nuts, herbs, and chicken
$22
*PECADO DE MOLE
Pick your three favorite moles. Served with rice, chicken breast and tortillas
$35
Enchiladas Oaxaqueñas
Tortillas dipped in mole negro or coloradito with white rice. Choice of quesillo, chicken picadillo, beef picadillo, tasajo, cecina, carnitas, or chorizo
$20
Madre’s Enchiladas
Mole negro with chicken picadillo, coloradito with shredded beef, mole rojo with carnitas, salsa verde with chorizo and cheese.
$26
TACOS
BARBACOA TACOS
Large home made tortillas, goat barbacoa, cilantro, salsa, onions and cabbage.
$14
DESEBRADA
Shredded beef, quesillo, queso fresco, lettuce, sour cream, salsa and escabeche.
 
CECINA
Marinated pork, quesillo, grilled onions, cilantro, guacamole salsa, grilled pineapple and chile de agua curtido.
 
CHICKEN
Grilled Chicken, squash, onions, chintextle paste, queso fresco, epazote and cilantro.
 
PESCADO
Corn Tortilla, catch of the day fish, beer butter, mango, cilantro, rep pepper, cabbage, jalapeno and chipotle aioli sauce.
 
CARNITAS
Pork, quesillo, pico de gallo, guacamole, cilantro, onions, chile de agua curtido and salsa madre.
 
TRIPA
Beef tripe, cilantro, salsa, nopal, grilled onions, chile de agua curtido and salsa madre.
 
COLIFLOR (V)
Egg coated cauliflower, homemade tomato sauce, quesillo, avocado, and chile de agua curtido.
 
CARNE ASADA
Angus grilled meat, queso fresco, chile de agua curtido, cilantro, salsa madre, onions and guacamole.
 
ENSALADA  
CAESAR EN OAXACA (V)
Romaine lettuce, cotija cheese, epazote croutons, chile morita, Caesar dressing.  +  Grilled chicken $4
$14
ENSALADA OAXAQUEÑA (V)
Baby greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, papaya, avocado, roasted almonds, queso fresco, beetroot, hoja santa dressing.  +  Grilled chicken $4
$14

AMIGOS Y FAMILIA “TE LO COMES OR TE CHINGO”

Family-style dishes 2 or more./ unless noted, tortillas served upon request. Upgrade for hand made fresh tortillas $4
PARRILLADA
(serve 2-3 guests)
Cecina, tasajo, chicharrón, chorizo, quesillo, chile rellenos, pico de gallo, avocado salsa. Grilled vegetables with Mexican rice.
$56
MOLCAJETE
(serve 2 guests)
Molcajete with hot salsa, cecina, chorizo, tasajo, cactus, chiles de agua, quesillo y tortillas.
$45

  20% service charge will be added to parties of six or larger.

  Prices subject to change without notice

  Our fresh handmade corn tortillas are gluten free and only made with organic yellow corn.

  Menu modifications politely declined.

  No more than four credit cards accepted per table

COCKTAILS  
MARGARITA
Tequila reposado, lime, house Curaçao, spicy salt.
+  $3 Cadillac
+  $4 Siete Leguas Blanco
+  $6 San Matias extra anejo tequila
+  $6 Madre Corazon reposado tequila
+  $7 Grand Dovejo blanco tequila
+  $2 Seasonal fruit
$14
SMOKEY MARGARITA
Mezcal Espadin, house chili liqueur, agave, lime, sal de gusano.
$14
EL CHAPO Y KATE ®
Tequila Blanco. Prickly pear liqueur, agave, cucumber, lime, spicy bitters, spicy salt 
+ $2 Sub mezcal espadin
$14
PALOMA SPRITZ
Tequila blanco, mezcal espadin, grapefruit, lime, sparkling rose.
$14
Chido Wey!
Nanche infused mezcal Espadin, house tepache, honey, lemon, spicy bitters.
$14
MARGARITO 
Mezcal, green chartreuse, strawberry, agave, lime, egg white.
$14
FROZE
Tequila Reposado, Rosé, passionfruit, raspberry, grapefruit, lemon.
$14
AL CHILE!
Mezcal, ginger, lime, pineapple, spicy bitters, agave.
$14
PIÑA COLADA
Rum, pineapple, Coco Lopez, lime.
$14
WHITE WINE  
Chenin Blanc, Pionero, Baja California, MX, 2019
Glass — $13
Bottle — $53
 
Chardonnay, Grayson Cellars CA 2019
Glass — $13
Bottle — $48
 

ROSÉ WINE  
Domaine Le Close Des Lumières Rose FR NV
Glass — $13
Bottle — $48
 
RED WINE  
TEMPRANILLO. PROTOCOLO. LA MANCHA. ES. 2019
Glass — $13
Bottle — $48
 
CABERNET/ PEITE VERD OT. BAYA BAYA. VALLE DE GUADALUPE. MX. 2018
Glass — $14
Bottle — $58
 
SPARKLING WINE
Dibon Cava Brut Reserva SP NV
Glass — $13
Bottle — $42
Dibon Cava Brut Rose SP NV
Glass — $14
Bottle — $52
MEXICAN DRAFT BEER
 
POR FAVOR IPA
7% Baja Brewing, San Jose Del Cabo, México.
$8
COLIMITA PILSNER
Colina, Mexico
$8
SIRENA PILSNER
Baja California, México
$8
ASTILLERO IMPERIAL IPA
Baja California, México
$8
AGUA MALA VIEJA AMBER LAGER
Baja California, México
$8
Please ask your server or bartender for availability.  
MEXICAN CAN BEER
 
CERVEZA MONOPOLIO LAGER NEGRA
San Luis Potasi
$7
CERVEZA MONOPOLIO LAGER
San Luis Potasi
$7
MICHELADA HOUSE MIX
House michelada mix, lime, Modelo Negra +5 mezcal
$9
Please ask your server or bartender for availability.  

Mexican Flights

 
PUNTAS Y COLAS (4)
SNacion de La Verdes Matas, Menzante, Chacolo, Pal Alma
$54
BESITOS DE MEZCAL (3)
Amormata, Origen Raiz and Vago
$41
MADRE EXCLUSIVO (3)
Respiral, Real Minero, Rey Campero
$44
RATA DE DOS PATAS (3)
Cuish, La Luna, La Medida
$40
AY JALISCO, NO TE RAJES (4)
Tapatio, Grand Davejo, Cascahuin, Fortaleza
$39
POR TU BENDITO AMOR (3)
Mal de Amor, Chacolo and 5 Sentidos
$40
PURO GUERRERO (3)
Mal Bien Papalote 2014, Papalote capõn, Papalote joven
$40

Due to our attempt to feature 100% Mexican Beer and Spirits selection, compliance may arise due to the exportation or inventory issues. Please check with your server or bartender to investigate other options in case a certain product is not available.

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