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  • Mexican
  • 1252 N Wells St, Chicago IL60610 41.905405 -87.6348639
  • (Btwn W Goethe & W Scott St)
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Dinner

Entremeses

Appetizers

Jalapeños Rellenos De Queso Capeados * jalapeños stuffed with chihuahua cheese, dipped in a light egg batter, sautéed and served with a black bean sauce and mexican crema   10.00
Camarones Al Carbón grilled tiger shrimp served with two sauces: avocado-tomatillo sauce; and a spicy roasted tomato and chipotle sauce; garnished with fresh mango slices   11.00
Tostaditas De Tinga crispy small tortillas mounded with shredded pork and chorizo in a roasted tomato-chipotle sauce topped with mexican crema and avocado   8.00
Sopes Rústicos small, thick country tortillas topped with a roasted tomatillo sauce, queso fresco, onions, and avocado chunks   7.00
Queso Empanizado * sliced panela cheese lightly breaded and fried, served with a salsa de molcajete and a roasted tomatillo-serrano sauce.   8.00
Trio De Tamalitos three fresh corn tamales: one filled with queso fresco and serrano chiles, with a spicy molcajete salsa and crema, another with black beans, rajas, and chihuahua cheese with a black bean purée, the third with zucchini and chipotle chiles   8.00
Guacamole Picado fresh diced avocado mixed with onions, tomatoes, chiles and cilantro; served with fresh chips and a fire-roasted salsa   8.00
Ceviche fresh seasonal fish marinated in lime juice with onions, tomatoes, fresh chiles and herbs   12.00
Queso Fundido Con Camarones melted chihuahua cheese, with jalapeños, onions and tiger shrimp served en cazuela with warm tortillas for making tacos   11.00
Ensalada Verde mesclun lettuce salad, red onions and tomatoes with a cilantro dressing   6.00
Ensalada De Espinaca Con Queso De Cabra fresh baby spinach salad with goat cheese, toasted sesame seeds, caramelized red onions in a chipotle-honey dressing   8.00

Sopa

Soup

Sopa De Tortilla a rich vegetable stock with tomatoes and epazote; garnished with chile pasilla, avocado, queso fresco and tortilla strips   6.00

Platos Fuertes

Main Dishes

Chiles Doña Queta a poblano chile stuffed with huitlacoche (earthy corn mushrooms), fresh corn and zucchini, served in a roasted poblano cream sauce and an ancho chile filled with potatoes, chihuahua and cotija cheese with a sweet-spiced roasted tomato sauce   20.00
Camarones Al Mojo De Ajo grilled tiger shrimp in a sweet garlic and olive oil sauce with avocado chunks and guajillo chiles; served with white rice   23.00
Pescado Al Carbón fresh fillet of seasonal fish, charcoal-grilled and served with salsa fresca (fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro and serrano chiles); white rice   20.00
Pollo En Mole Poblano * miller's farm free-range chicken breasts charcoal-grilled and topped with a classic pueblan mole; mexican rice   20.00
Chuleta De Puerco En Manchamanteles grilled maple creek farms double-cut pork chop in an earthy oaxacan chile ancho mole garnished with grilled pineapple, sweet potato and plantains; served with white rice   25.00
Tinga Poblana grilled maple creek farms pork tenderloin atop a roasted tomato-chipotle sauce with chorizo and potatoes; surrounded by a cool avocado-tomatillo sauce   22.00
Solomillo De Cordero colorado boneless lamb loin, grilled and served in a garlicky pasilla chile sauce; accompanied by a tamal filled with spinach, poblano chiles, tomato and drizzled with crema; charred brussel sprouts and cipollini onions   31.00
Filete De Res En Salsa De Moritas Con Hongos grilled certified angus beef tenderloin topped with chihuahua cheese, served in a spicy tomatillo-morita sauce with shiitakes; mexican rice   33.00

Chef’s 7 Course Tasting $70 Per Person

Limited To The Entire Table And Subject To Availability

With Matching Wines    115.00
With Reserve Wines    135.00

 

Brunch

Served Sundays From: 11am-2:30pm. Reservations Recommended.

Almuerzo

Ruinart Brut Rosé NV Champagne reims, france   20.00
Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV Champagne reims, france   17.00
Argyle Brut 2008 Sparkling Wine willamette valley, oregon   12.00
Gran Sarao Brut NV Cava castellví de la marca, spain   8.00
Mimosa    10.00
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice    4.00
Tequila Sunrise made with herradura blanco   10.00
Tequila Mary herradura blanco with sangrita   10.00

Entremeses

Appetizers.

Jalapeños Rellenos De Queso Capeados jalapeños stuffed with chihuahua cheese, dipped in a light batter, sautéed and served with a black bean sauce and mexican crema   10.00
Tostaditas De Tinga crispy small tortillas mounded with shredded pork and chorizo in a roasted tomato-chipotle sauce topped with mexican crema and avocado   8.00
Camarones Al Carbón grilled tiger shrimp served with two sauces: an avocado-tomatillo sauce; and a spicy roasted tomato and chipotle sauce; garnished with fresh mango slices   11.00
Sopes Rústicos small, thick country tortillas topped with a roasted tomatillo sauce, queso fresco, onions and avocado   7.00
Queso Empanizado sliced panela cheese lightly breaded and fried and served with a salsa de molcajete and a roasted tomatillo-serrano sauce   8.00
Trio De Tamalitos three fresh corn tamales: one filled with queso fresco and serrano chiles, with a spicy molcajete salsa and crema, another with black beans, rajas, and chihuahua cheese with a black bean purée, the third with zucchini and chipotles   8.00
Guacamole Picado fresh diced avocado mixed with onions, tomatoes, chiles and cilantro; served with fresh chips and a fire-roasted salsa   8.00
Ceviche fresh blue marlin marinated in lime juice with onions, tomatoes, fresh chiles and herbs   10.00
Queso Fundido Con Camarones melted chihuahua cheese, with jalapeños, onions and grilled tiger shrimp served en cazuela with warm tortillas for making tacos   11.00
Ensalada Verde mesclun lettuce salad, red onions and tomatoes with a cilantro dressing   6.00
Ensalada De Espinaca Con Queso De Cabra fresh baby spinach salad with goat cheese, toasted seame seeds, caramelized red onions in a chipotle-honey dressing   8.00
Sopa De Tortilla a rich vegetable stock with tomatoes and epazote; garnished with chile pasilla, avocado, queso añejo and tortilla strips   6.00

Platos Fuertes

Main Dishes.

Huevos Motuleños farm fresh sunny-side eggs served on a tostada with black beans and surrounded by a spicy tomato-habanero sauce; garnished with peas, smoked ham and plantains   10.00
Huevos A La Mexicana farm fresh eggs scrambled with tomato, onion, serrano chiles and nueske applewood smoked bacon; served with black beans   10.00
Huevos Rancheros farm fresh sunny-side eggs served in a spicy sauce of tomato, onion and serrano chiles; accompanied by black beans   10.00
Huevos Con Chorizo scrambled farm fresh eggs with strips of smoky chipotle chiles and chorizo; served with black beans   10.00
Omelet De Huitlacoche earthy corn mushrooms sautéed with onion, garlic and serrano chiles, folded into a fluffy omelet and topped with aged spanish manchego cheese and a roasted poblano cream sauce; served with black beans   12.00
Arrachera Con Huevos charcoal-grilled, marinated skirt steak served with two eggs, any style, with a spicy salsa borracha and black beans   18.00
Chilaquiles Verdes soft tortillas cooked in a spicy tomatillo-serrano sauce with melted chihuahua cheese; garnished with mexican crema, onion and avocado   10.00
Chilaquiles Rojos soft tortillas cooked in a spicy tomato-serrano sauce with melted chihuahua cheese; garnished with mexican crema, onion and avocado   10.00
Camarones Al Mojo De Ajo grilled tiger shrimp in a sweet garlic and olive oil sauce with avocado chunks and guajillo chiles; served with white rice   22.00
Pollo En Mole Poblano miller’s farm free-range chicken breasts charcoal-grilled and topped with a classic pueblan mole   19.00
Tacos Al Carbón: Bistek charcoaled beef, chopped for make-your-own tacos; served with a roasted tomatillo-chile de árbol salsa, guacamole, cilantro, onions and black beans on the side   13.00
Tacos Al Carbón: Pollo charcoaled chicken, chopped for make-your-own tacos; served with a roasted tomatillo-chile de árbol salsa, guacamole, cilantro, onions and black beans on the side   12.00
Pescado Al Carbón fresh fillet of seasonal fish, charcoal-grilled and served with salsa fresca (fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro and serrano chiles); white rice   19.00
Filete De Res En Salsa De Moritas Con Hongos grilled certified angus beef tenderloin topped with chihuahua cheese, served in a spicy tomatillo-morita sauce with shiitakes; mexican rice   29.00

 

Postres

Dessert

Trío De Piña a vanilla roasted pineapple ring topped with pineapple sorbet and garnished with a pineapple crisp   8.00
suggestion: pyrat xo reserve rum, anguilla, british west indies   
Flan De Caramelo classic egg custard with a rich caramel sauce   8.00
suggestion: quinta do infantado tawny port, portugal   
Pastel Tres Leches a light orange-flavored cake soaked in three milks, frosted with freshly whipped cream and served with raspberry sauce   8.00
suggestion: kracher cuvée, beerenauslese, austria 2008   
Pastel De Chocolate Y Espresso a warm soft center callebaut chocolate-espresso cake with vanilla bean ice cream   8.00
suggestion: m. chapoutier banyuls, vin doux naturel, france 2008   
Tarta De Pera Y Mango fresh pear and mango cobbler with almonds topped with cajeta ice cream   8.00
suggestion: clos l’abeilly sauternes, france 2009   
Crepa Con Cajeta a cinnamon crêpe filled with fresh mango and raspberries, topped with warm cajeta (goat’s milk caramel sauce)   8.00
suggestion: coume del mas banyuls blanc, banyuls, france 2006   
Selección De Helados O Nieves a selection of home-made ice creams or sorbets   8.00
suggestion: marenco moscato d’asti, strev, piedmont, italy 2010   
Nieve De Limón Con Tequila Y Serranos spicy lime-tequila sorbet infused with serrano chiles   8.00
suggestion: herradura añejo tequila, mexico   
Queso Con Ate aged manchego cheese served with quince paste and toasted hazelnuts   10.00
suggestion: coume del mas banyuls blanc, france 2006   

Monday & Tuesday Special 3 Course Prix-Fixe Menu $33 Per Person

In Addition To Our Regular Menu, We Will Be Offering A Special 3 Course Prix-Fixe Menu Every Monday And Tuesday. Your Choices Will Include Favorites From Our Regular Menu Plus Selections From Our Weekly Specials. Choose An Appetizer, Entrée And Dessert. We Hope To See You Soon!

Appetizers

Camarones Al Carbón grilled tiger shrimp served with two sauces: an avocado-tomatillo sauce and a roasted tomato and chipotle sauce; garnished with fresh mango slices   
Trio De Sopes small, thick country tortillas topped with black beans and shredded beef with three different sauces: pasilla, serrano-tomato and serrano-tomatillo   
Crema De Calabaza roasted zucchini cream soup garnished with strips of roasted poblano chiles, corn and chihuahua cheese   
Ensalada De Espinaca Con Queso De Cabra fresh baby spinach salad with goat cheese, toasted sesame seeds, caramelized red onions in a chipotle-honey dressing   
Flores De Calabaza squash blossoms stuffed with goat cheese and epazote, dipped in a light batter, sautéed and served with a roasted poblano cream sauce   

Main Dishes

Pescado Al Carbón fresh fillet of seasonal fish, charcoal-grilled and served with salsa fresca (fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro and serrano chiles); white rice   
Tinga Poblana grilled maple creek farms pork tenderloin atop a roasted tomato-chipotle sauce with chorizo and potatoes; surrounded by a cool avocado-tomatillo sauce   
Pollito A La Plaza chile guajillo marinated palmetto farms poussin topped with potatoes, carrots, onions and goat cheese; served with two guajillo enchiladitas and frijoles maneados (pinto beans with chihuahua cheese)   
Chiles Doña Queta a poblano chile stuffed with huitlacoche (earthy corn mushrooms), fresh corn and zucchini served with a roasted poblano cream sauce and an ancho chile filled with potatoes, chihuahua and cotija cheese with a sweet-spiced roasted tomato sauce   
Langostinos Poc-Chu freshwater prawns marinated in orange juice and guajillo chiles and char-grilled; served with frijoles colados, avocado, plantains and herbed rice   

Desserts

Flan De Caramelo classic egg custard with a rich caramel sauce   
Pastel Tres Leches a light orange-flavored cake soaked in three milks, frosted with freshly whipped cream and served with raspberry sauce   
Pastel De Chocolate Y Espresso a warm soft center chocolate-espresso cake with vanilla bean ice cream   
Tarta De Pera Y Mango fresh pear and mango cobbler with almonds topped with cajeta ice cream   
Crepa Con Cajeta a cinnamon crêpe filled with fresh mango and raspberries, topped with warm cajeta (goat’s milk caramel sauce)   
Nieve De Limón Con Tequila Y Serranos spicy lime-tequila sorbet infused with serrano chiles   

 

Tequilas

Margaritas $8.95

The Salpicón Margarita made with herradura blanco, torres orange liqueur, organic agave nectar and fresh lime juice   8.95
The Cointreau Premium Margarita choose your favorite tequila from our wide selection of super-premium tequilas below and we will custom-make your margarita with cointreau.   
add to the price of the tequila.   1.00

100% Blue Agave Tequilas - Blancos

Un-Aged Tequila Held For Less Than 2 Months Prior To Bottling; Light Color, Crisp Young Flavors.

123 Uno Blanco    11.00
Avión Silver    9.75
Casa Noble Crystal    9.25
Corazón Blanco    9.75
Don Eduardo Silver    9.50
Dos Lunas Silver    9.25
El Tesoro De Don Felipe    8.50
Familia Partida Blanco    9.75
Gran Centenario Plata    8.25
Leyenda Del Milagro Silver    8.50
Patrón Silver    9.50
Reserva Del Señor Silver    9.50
Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata    8.75
Sol Azul Silver    8.25
Tierras Blanco    9.75
Arette Blanco Suave    10.00
Cabo Wabo Blanco    8.00
Chinaco Blanco    8.25
Don Diego Santa Blanco    8.50
Don Fulano Blanco    8.50
El Mayor Blanco    8.50
Espolón Blanco    8.50
Fortaleza Blanco    12.00
Herradura Blanco    9.00
Oro Azul Blanco    9.00
Reserva De Don Julio Blanco    9.50
Riazul Silver    9.25
Siembra Azul Blanco    8.75
Tequila Ocho Single Estate Plata    9.75
Vida Blanco    10.75

100% Blue Agave Tequilas - Reposados

"Rested" For 2 Months To 1 Year In Oak Barrels, Bringing Out The Subtelties Of The Agave And Leaving A Robust, Slightly Woody Finish.

123 Dos    12.00
Aha Yeto    12.50
Cabo Wabo    9.50
Centinela    9.50
Corralejo    9.50
Don Eduardo    10.25
El Cofre De Oro    9.00
El Tesoro De Don Felipe    9.00
Gran Centenario    9.50
Jose Cuervo Tradicional    7.25
Oro Azul Reposado    10.00
Reserva De Don Julio    10.50
Riazul    10.75
Sauza Tres Generaciones    9.25
Sol Azul    8.75
Tierras    10.50
3 Amigos    11.00
Arette Suave    12.00
Casta Pasion    9.75
Chinaco    9.75
Don Diego Santa    9.50
Don Fulano    9.25
El Mayor    9.00
Familia Partida    10.75
Herradura    9.25
Leyenda Del Milagro    9.25
Patrón    9.75
Reserva Del Señor    10.75
Sauza Hornitos    8.25
Siembra Azul    10.75
Tequila Ocho Single Estate    10.75
Tres Mujeres    8.50

100% Blue Agave Tequilas - Añejos

Literally Means "Aged". Tequila Aged In Small, White Oak Barrels For Between 1-6 Years. Amber Color, Full-Bodied, With A Smooth And Long Finish. Meant To Be Savored.

123 Tres    13.00
Centinela    9.50
Corralejo    9.75
Don Eduardo    11.00
Dos Lunas    10.75
El Mayor    9.50
Familia Partida    12.00
Herradura Añejo    9.75
Patron Añejo    11.50
Reserva Del Señor    12.00
San Matias Gran Reserva    12.00
Siembra Azul    11.25
Tequila Ocho Single Estate    11.50
Cazadores    10.25
Chinaco Añejo    11.00
Don Diego Santa    9.75
Don Fulano    12.75
El Jimador Añejo    9.25
El Tesoro De Don Felipe    9.75
Gran Centenario Añejo    11.75
Leyenda Del Milagro Single Barrel    10.00
Reserva De Don Julio Añejo    11.50
Riazul    12.00
Sauza Tres Generaciones    9.75
Sol Azul    9.50
Tierras    11.00

100% Blue Agave Tequilas - Ultra-Premium Tequilas

Meant To Be Sipped And Enjoyed As A Fine Brandy.

Arette Gran Clase Extra Añejo    16.00
Casa Noble Special Reserve Añejo    14.00
Casta Pasion Añejo    13.00
Corazón Añejo    10.75
Don Fulano Imperial 5 Años Añejo    18.00
José Cuervo Reserva De La Familia Añejo    23.00
Oro Azul Añejo    12.00
Vida Reposado    12.00
Cabo Wabo Añejo    13.75
Casa Noble Reposado    13.25
Centinela Tres Años Añejo    14.00
Corazón Reposado    9.75
José Cuervo Reserva De La Familia Platino    13.00
La Quemada 4 Copas Reposado    12.25
Maestro Dobel Diamond Reposado/Añejo    14.00
Vida Añejo    14.00

100% Blue Agave Tequilas - Connoisseurs' Selection

1800 Colección Añejo * (3/4 oz) 88.00 175.00
Chinaco Negro Extra Añejo    50.00
Don Julio Real Añejo    55.00
El Tesoro De Don Felipe Paradiso    30.00
Gran Patrón Burdeos Añejo *   75.00
Herradura Selección Suprema Muy Añejo    60.00
Cabo Wabo Uno Añejo    55.00
Casa Dragones Joven    49.00
Don Julio 1942 Añejo    30.00
El Milagro Romance Reposado/Añejo *   25.00
Gran Centenario Leyenda Extra Añejo    53.00
Gran Patrón Platinum    38.00
Partida Elegante Extra Añejo *   65.00

100% Agave Mezcales De Oaxaca

Del Maguey Pechuga *   39.00
Del Maguey Chichicapa    15.00
Del Maguey Minero    15.00
Del Maguey Crema De Mezcal    10.00
Del Maguey Tobalá *   22.00
Del Maguey San Luis Del Rio    15.00
Del Maguey Santo Domingo Albarradas    15.00

Tequila Flights

3/4oz Of 4 Tequilas Of Your Choice To Taste And Compare. Gluten Not Included In The Flight.

Blancos    22.00
Reposados    25.00
Añejos    28.00
Ultra-Premiums    35.00
Connoisseurs' Flight   (1/2 oz ea) 70.00
Mezcal Flight 3/4oz of the 4 del maguey single village mezcals to taste and compare   30.00

 

Premium Wines By The Glass

Sparklers

Argyle Brut 2009 Sparkling Wine willamette valley, oregon   13.00
Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV Champagne reims, france   19.00
Ruinart Brut Rosé Champagne reims, france   22.00

Whites

Marchetti Verdicchio Dei Castelli Di Jesi Classico marches, italy, 2011   9.25
Pazo San Mauro Albariño rías baixas, galicia, spain, 2011   11.00
Starmont (By Merryvale) Sauvignon Blanc napa valley, california, 2012   11.00
Stadt Krems Grüner Veltliner kremstal, austria, 2011   10.00
Bodega Calle Alberti 154 Torrontés salta-la rioja, argentina, 2011   9.50
Emile Beyer Gewurztraminer tradition, alsace, france, 2010   13.75
Domaine Pichot Vouvray (Chenin Blanc) domaine le peu de la moriette, loire valley, france, 2011   11.00
Dr. Heyden Riesling oppenheimer, kabinett, rheinhessen, germany, 2011   10.25
Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay wolff vineyard, edna valley, california, 2010   15.00

Rose

Château Virgile Rosé costières de nîmes, rhône valley, france, 2012   9.75

Reds

Sivas-Sonoma Pinot Noir sonoma coast, california, 2010   13.75
Ontañón Ecológico Tempranillo rioja, spain, 2009   9.75
Marqués De Murrieta Tempranillo finca ygay, reserva, rioja, spain, 2007   13.50
Tenuta Lena Di Mezzo monte del frá, valpolicella ripasso classico superiore, veneto, italy, 2009   14.00
Del Rio Elorza Verum Malbec alto valle del rio negro, patagonia, argentina, 2010   11.25
Cedro Do Noval Syrah/Touriga Nacional/Touriga Franca/Tinto Cão duriense, portugal, 2008   14.00
Dry Creek Vineyard Heritage Zinfandel sonoma county, california, 2010   11.00
Aviary Cabernet Sauvignon napa valley, california, 2011   14.50

Luxury Pours

Thanks To Our New Vinfinity Wine Preservation System, We Are Proud To Offer You A Chance To Enjoy A Glass (Or More!) Of These World-Class Wines.

Grosset Polish Hill Riesling clare valley, south australia, 2011   16.00
Frank Family Vineyards Chardonnnay napa valley, california, 2011   16.00
Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir willamette valley, oregon, 2009   16.50
E. Guigal Grenache/Mourvèdre/Syrah gigondas, rhône valley, france, 2009   23.00
Vietti Perbacco Nebbiolo langhe, piedmont, italy, 2009   17.00
Ramey Syrah sonoma coast, california, 2009   20.75
Tenuta Di Arceno Il Fauno Di Arcanum Merlot/Cabernet/Cabernet Franc toscana, italy, 2007   15.00

 

* Contain Gluten.
Salpicon
1252 N Wells St
Btwn W Goethe & W Scott St
(312) 988-7811
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