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Small Plates

Fundido
Wood oven roasted jack cheese, chorizo, poblanos, onions, and herbs served with corn tortillas.

 
$9.00

Guacamole
Classic recipe made in small batches using avocado, pico, radishes, queso fresco, and cilantro. Served with chips.

 
$6.50

Queso
Creamy queso blanco melted together with fresh pico de gallo and served with chips.

 
$5.00

Queso & Guacamole
A tasting portion of each. Served with chips.

 
$7.00

Tamal
Fresh ground masa whipped in lard and steamed. Your choice of pork or beef.

 
$5.00

Quesadilla
A large flour tortilla filled with cheese, lettuce, pico and your choice of chicken, veggies, pork, adobada. Served with chipotle cream on the side.

 
$10.00
Substitute Beef For An Additional
$2.00
Choose Steak Or Shrimp For An Additional
$3.00

Soups and Salads

Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken stock seasoned with poblanos, onions, ancho powder, cumin and thickened with a roux made from tortilla chips and flour. Garnished with avocado and queso fresco.

Cup
$3.75
Bowl
$7.75

Soup and Salad
Your choice of a half-size picado, caesar, or green goat served with a cup of soup of the day.

 
$8.50

Picado with Chicken
A chopped salad of fresh radishes, black beans, avocado, cucumber, pumpkin seeds, pickled red onions, mixed herbs including cilantro, queso fresco and buttermilk dressing.

 
$10.50

Caesar with Chicken
Romaine lettuce topped with pickled red onions, cotija cheese, smoked habanero sauce and our house-made croutons.

 
$10.50
Caeser With Shrimp
$14.00

Green Goat with Brisket
Mixed field greens, fresh goat cheese, tomatoes and toasted almonds in our house vinaigrette.

 
$14.00

Aguas Frescas

Horchata
Rice water steeped with almonds, cinnamon and vanilla.

 
$3.00

Jamaica
Tea made from the hibiscus flower and a blend of orange peel, allspice and clove.

 
$3.00

Limeade
Fresh squeezed lime and a touch of simple syrup.

 
$3.00

Drinks

Mexican Coke or Fanta (With Real Sugar in Glass Bottles)

 
$2.75

Fountain Coke, Sprite, Diet Coke, or Fresh-Brewed Tea

 
$2.50

Desserts

Churros
Strips of fried pastry, rolled in cinnamon and sugar, and served with morita-spiked chocolate for dipping.

 
$4.50

Border-Style Pecan Pie
Traditional southern pecan pie served with a shot of chipotle chocolate sauce.

 
$4.50

Taco Packs To-Go

Pork

For 4 People
$26.00
For 6 People
$52.00
For 12 People
$105.00

Chicken

For 4 People
$29.00
For 6 People
$55.00
For 12 People
$108.00

Beef

For 4 People
$29.00
For 6 People
$55.00
For 12 People
$108.00

Fried Chicken

For 4 People
$29.00
For 6 People
$55.00
For 12 People
$108.00

Plates

Chile Relleno
A large poblano pepper stuffed with sausage, potatoes and cheese, deep fried and served with pickled onions, cilantro, crema and our rich tomato broth.

 
$13.75

Enchilada Rojo
Corn tortillas filled with your choice of pork, chicken or a combination of the two, served with spicy tomato salsa, white onion, queso fresco, crema and lettuce.

 
$13.00

Enchilada Verde
Corn tortillas filled with chicken, and cheese served with a mixture of simmered tomatillos and cream, white onion, queso fresco, crema, and lettuce.

 
$13.00

Fried Chicken
Fried in the southern style after being brined overnight with a mixture of three chiles for underlying heat. (Please allow 20 minutes cook time)

1/4 Chicken
$10.00
1/2 Chicken
$14.00

Oven-Fired Chicken Breast
Boneless, skinless chicken breast seared in the wood oven and topped with pasilla avocado relish.

 
$14.50

Chicken Coloradito
Smoked chicken served over rice and covered in molé coloradito.

1/4 Chicken
$10.00
1/2 Chicken
$14.00

Carne Asada
Oven seared ribeye rubbed with morita paste and topped with pasilla avocado relish.

 
$21.00

Shrimp Poblano
Oven seared shrimp, stewed in cream with roasted poblanos and onions. Served over rice.

 
$17.00

Fried Catfish Plate
Served with chipotle slaw and your choice of side.

1 Filet
$12.00
2 Filet
$17.00

Combinations

Carne Asada & Shrimp Poblano
Oven seared ribeye and shrimp poblano side-by side. Served with rice and dressed greens.

 
$28.00

Adobado & Tinga
Stewed pork adobada, and chicken tinga served with pico, guacamole and tortillas.

 
$13.75

Sides

White Beans
Cooked in pork broth with carrots, onions, serrano chiles and garlic.

 
$3.00

Pinto Beans
Cooked in a spicy pork broth with carrots, onions, serrano chiles and garlic.

 
$3.00

Black Beans
Vegetarian black beans cooked with carrots, onions, serrano chiles and garlic.

 
$3.00

Rice
Classic mexican red rice.

 
$3.00

Fruit
Fresh seasonal fruit.

 
$3.00

Un Poco Mas (A Little More)

Elote
Corn on the cob served in the classic street vendor style with cotija cheese and ancho chili powder.

Add
$2.00

Dressed Greens
Lettuces tossed in vinaigrette with tomatoes, toasted almonds, fresh oregano, and goat cheese.

Add
$2.00

La Concoccion
A cast iron crock full of rice, black beans, cotija cheese, scallions and smoked habanero sauce, finished with a very soft-poached egg on top.

Add
$2.00

Charros
White beans with bacon and pico.

Add
$2.00

Cocktails

Donkey's Daddy
Barton's whiskey, el jimador blanco tequila, house made hibiscus syrup, fresh lime juice.

 
$8.00

Manhattan
Barton's whiskey, dolin rouge, angostura, simple syrup.

 
$9.00

Bourbon Stormy
Buffalo trace whiskey, fresh lime juice, house made ginger-cinnamon syrup.

 
$8.00

Mojito
Cruzan white rum, fresh lime juice, mint, agave nectar. Served fresh or frozen.

Fresh
$8.00
Frozen
$7.00

Paloma
Fresh grapefruit, lime, el jimador blanco tequila, agave nectar. Served in salt-rimmed glass.

 
$8.00

Margaritas

Margarita
El jimador blanco tequila, fresh lime juice, agave nectar.

 
$8.00

Frozen Margarita
El jimador blanco tequila, agavero orange, fresh lime juice, simple syrup. Make it a swirl for $2 more by adding a shot. Choice of peach, strawberry, orange, sangria, negro modelo, chartruese, goldschlager, st. Germain.

 
$7.00

Lil' Shorty
A short version of our frozen margarita.

 
$5.00

Sparkling Margarita
El jimador blanco tequila, fresh lime juice, agave nectar, prosecco.

 
$9.00

Tequila Mockingbird
El jimador blanco tequila, pineapple, cardamom, agave nectar, fresh lime juice, a touch of serrano.

 
$9.00

Top Shelf Margarita
El jimador anejo, orange bitters, fresh lime juice, agave nectar.

 
$10.00

The Maestro
Maestro dobel reposado, agavero orange, fresh lime juice, agave nectar, angostura, egg white.

 
$20.00

Wine

Red

Antis Malbec

Glass
$8.00

Gotham Red Blend

Glass
$8.00

Hahn Pinot Noir

Glass
$8.50

White

Altos De San Isidro Torrontes

Glass
$8.50

Gazzera Pinot Grigio

Glass
$8.00

Lioco Chardonnay

Glass
$9.00

Mexican Sangria

Mexican Sangria
Our homemade limeade gets tickled with a splash of topo chico mexican sparkling mineral water and topped with red wine.

 
$6.00

Beer

Mexican

Corona

Dos Equis

Modelo Especial

Pacifico

Tecate

Domestic

Avery White Rascal

Bud Light

Crispin Cider

Founders Porter

Good People Brown

Good People Ipa

Magic Hat #9

Oskar Blues G'knight

Pbr

Southern Star Bomb Shell

Stone Arrogant Bastard

Westbrook Ipa

Westbrook White Thai

Street Food

The Bowl
Your choice of protein, rice, pintos, guacamole, pico, topped with pickled onions and cilantro.

 
$10.00
Pork, Chicken, Adobada, Chicken Tinga Or Veggie Or Choose Steak Or Shrimp For An Additional
$2.00

Classic Burrito
With pinto beans, salsa and guacamole. Served with one side.

 
$10.00
Pork, Chicken, Adobada, Chicken Tinga Or Veggie Or Choose Steak Or Shrimp For An Additional
$2.00

Quesadilla
A large flour tortilla filled with cheese, lettuce, pico and your choice of chicken, veggies, pork, or adobada. Served with chipotle cream on the side.

 
$13.00

Drunken Hog
Smoked pork on our homemade bread, layered with pinto beans, pickled onions, cheese, and guacamole. Served with our rich tomato broth for dunking and a side item.

 
$10.00

Pambazo
Our homemade bun is dredged in guajillo and toasted on the griddle then filled with seared chorizo, potatoes, queso fresco, romaine lettuce and drizzled with crema. Served with one side.

 
$10.00

Veggie Sandwich
Grilled portabello mushroom, black beans, seasonal grilled vegetables, toasted pumpkin seeds, stones hollow farms goat cheese and lettuce. Served with one side.

 
$10.00

Green Chile Cheeseburger
White oak pastures ground beef, lettuce, mayonnaise, poblano chile relish and cheese served in a flour tortilla. Served with one side.

 
$11.00

Tacos

Dos Tacos
2 classic tacos.

 
$7.00

Plato De Tacos
2 tacos served with 1 side.

 
$10.00

La Cocina
Our original taco plate. Your choice of any two tacos, served with beans and rice. No substitutions, please.

 
$11.50

La Taqueria
Corn and flour tortilla, stacked together with cheese and stuffed with pork, queso fresco, pinto beans, pico de gallo and drizzled with crema.

Brisket
Smoked beef brisket, queso fresco, roasted poblano peppers and onions, topped with salsa arbol and fresh cilantro.

Catfish
Fried us farm raised catfish, pickled cabbage, onions, and chipotle cream.

Steak
Chipotle rubbed aged beef, seared in the wood oven and topped with our taco chop salsa, white onions, pico de gallo and a sliver of seared serranos.

Chicken
Smoked chicken, avocado and tomatillo salsa, queso fresco, onions, cilantro and lime.

Veggie
Seasonal vegetables, queso fresco, crema and toasted pumpkin seeds.

Adobada
Pork shoulder stewed in guajillo and arbol chiles topped with crema and fresh onions.

Lunch

Soups & Salads

Soup and Salad
Your choice of a half-size picado, caesar, or cabra verde served with a cup of soup of the day.

 
$8.50

Picado with Chicken
A chopped salad of fresh radishes, black beans, avocado, cucumber, pumpkin seeds, pickled red onions, mixed herbs including cilantro, queso fresco and buttermilk dressing.

 
$8.50

Caesar with Chicken
Romaine lettuce topped with pickled red onions, cotija cheese, smoked habanero sauce and our house-made croutons.

 
$8.50

Green Goat with Brisket
Mixed field greens, fresh goat cheese, tomatoes and toasted almonds in our house vinaigrette.

 
$8.50

Tacos

Plato De Tacos
2 tacos served with 1 side.

 
$8.50

La Taqueria
Corn and flour tortilla, stacked together with cheese and stuffed with pork, queso fresco, pinto beans, pico de gallo and crema.

Brisket
Smoked beef brisket, queso fresco, roasted poblano peppers and onions, topped with salsa arbol and fresh cilantro.

Catfish
Fried us farm raised catfish, pickled cabbage, onions, and chipotle cream.

Chicken
Smoked chicken, avocado and tomatillo salsa, queso fresco, onions, cilantro and lime.

Veggie
Seasonal vegetables, queso fresco, crema and toasted pumpkin seeds.

Sandwiches & Plates

Quesadilla
A large flour tortilla, filled with cheese and your choice of either pork, brisket or chicken. Cooked on the griddle, topped with lettuce and pico de gallo. Served with chipotle cream on the side. Add veggies, or substitute steak or shrimp.

 
$8.50

The Bowl
Your choice of protein, rice, pintos, guacamole, pico, topped with pickled onions and cilantro. Choice of pork adobada, chicken tinga, brisket or veggie.

 
$8.50

Drunken Hog
Smoked pork on our homemade bread, layered with pinto beans, pickled onions, cheese, and guacamole. Served with our rich tomato broth for dunking.

 
$8.50

Grilled Chicken Breast
Pasilla avocado relish and greens.

 
$8.50

Sides

Charros
Pintos with bacon and pico.

Elote
Corn on the cob served in the classic street vendor style with cotija cheese and ancho chili powder.

Pinto Beans
Cooked in a spicy pork broth with carrots, onions, serrano chilies and garlic.

Black Beans
Vegetarian black beans cooked with carrots, onions, serrano chilies and garlic.

Rice
Classic mexican red rice.

Fruit
Fresh seasonal fruit.

Dressed Greens
Lettuces tossed in vinaigrette with tomatoes, toasted almonds, fresh oregano, and goat cheese.

La Concoccion
A cast iron crock full of rice, black beans, cotija cheese, scallions and smoked habanero sauce, finished with a very soft-poached egg on top.

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2821 Central Avenue #101
Homewood, AL

TODAY 11:00am - 10:30pm

SUN 11:00am - 9:30pm
MON 11:00am - 9:30pm
TUE 11:00am - 9:30pm
WED 11:00am - 9:30pm
THU 11:00am - 9:30pm
FRI 11:00am - 10:30pm
SAT 11:00am - 10:30pm