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Download Hot Tamale Menu 2018-2019

STARTERS

QUESO FUNDIDO
15
Cheesy Mexican fondue with Mexican style ground chorizo, toasted pepitas, pico de gallo and flour tortillas

ELOTE CON CREMA
v/gf 13
Cheesy charred sweet corn kernel fondue, chili powder, crema, pickled jalapeno & lime served with tortilla chips. Our variation on the Oaxacan esquites

GUACAMOLE
vg/gf 15
Traditional style Mexican smashed avocado, pico de gallo & lime, served with tortilla chips

LOADED GUACAMOLE
v/gf 16
Our house guacamole with extra punch: toasted pepitas, jalapeño, fetta, served with tortilla chips

PICO DE GALLO
vg/gf 8
Fresh Mexican chunky tomato salsa served with tortilla chips

CROQUETAS
gf 14
(4) Low and slow braised beef cheek and chili in crispy banana batter, chipotle aioli & salsa roja

ESCABECHE VEGETABLES
vg/gf 7
Classic Mexican pickled vegetables & chilis

ALBONDIGAS
13
(4) Spiced beef meatballs, chipotle salsa, feta & coriander

QUESO FRIES
v 11
Chili spiced fries, cheese, pico de gallo, sliced jalapeño, coriander and crema

RAW BAR 

TOSTADA DE CEVICHE
gf 15
Local reef fish, cured in fresh lime juice, with fresh tomato, onion & coriander, with crisp tostada

SPICY TROPICAL AGUACHILE
gf 16
A spicier version of ceviche. Local reef fish, cured in citrus, served in a spicy, tropical, citrus broth. Inspired by a unique dish at Casa Luna Restaurante in Tlaquepaque.

MEXICAN POKE BOWL
gf 22
Sashimi local reef fish, chipotle aioli, avocado, pickled onions and jalapeño, charred corn kernels, beans, cabbage, pico de gallo, toasted pepitas served over warm Mexican rice

STREET

TAQUITOS DE POLLO
gf 22
(4) Crisp corn tortillas, filled with shredded chicken, smothered in a traditional rich cocoa, mole coloradito, topped with crisp lettuce, feta and radish.

CHORIZO Y ELOTE QUESADILLA
18
Flour tortilla filled with ground Mexican chorizo, grilled corn kernels, cheese, coriander, beans & salsa roja

EL HONGOS QUESADILLA
v 18
Flour tortilla filled wild mushrooms, parmesan & jack cheese, thyme, with crema and salsa roja

SMOKY BRAISED BEEF BURGER
20
Pulled beef, red pickled onion, pickled jalapeño, slaw, tomato & chipotle jam, crema and fries

NACHOS DE TRES QUESOS
v/gf 20
Deliberately not the standard Tex Mex nachos. Corn tortilla chips, cheese, tomato salsa, refried beans, coriander, pickled jalapeño & onion, guacamole, crema and radish.

TACOS

TACO DE POLLO |
8/22
Shredded chicken in a chipotle tinga sauce, coriander and onion, guacamole, radish and rocket

TACO DE PESCADO
9/24
Battered local spanish mackeral, cabbage, pico de gallo, guacamole and chipotle aioli

TACO DE CERDO
8/22
Slow cooked achiote marinated pork, shredded cabbage, red pickled onions and chipotle salsa verde

TACO DE CALABACÍN
vg 7/20
Crisp tempura zucchini, slaw, guacamole and chipotle salsa

BIG PLATES 

PASTEL DE MOCTEZUMA
gf 24
a dish that originated with the Aztecs. Think of Lasagne, made with Mexican ingredients. Shredded chicken, fire roasted capsicum, grilled corn, corn tortillas, crema, cheese & fresh salsa verde.

COCHINITA PIBIL
25
Slow braised citrus pulled pork, red pickled onions, toasted pepitas, Mexican rice, refried beans, warm flour tortillas and roasted chipotle salsa verde

ACHIOTE PESCADO
gf 27
Chargrilled local spanish mackeral, marinated in achiote, with crisp tempura zucchini, Mexican rice, jalapeño tartar, coriander, pickled onion & jalapeño’s & salsa roja

CARNE ASADA AL CARBON
27
Skirt steak marinated in a Mexican spice rub, cooked medium rare, grilled spring onions & peppers, slaw, roasted chipotle salsa & chimichurri and flour tortillas

POLLO AL CARBON
25
Shredded chicken breast, spring onions & peppers, slaw, chipotle salsa & chimichurri, pico de gallo & flour tortillas

VERDURAS AL CARBON
vg 23
Ancho roasted cauliflower and potato, grilled spring onions & peppers, slaw, chipotle salsa & chimichurri & flour tortillas  

SALADS

BURRITO BOWL
gf 18
Warm salad of shredded adobo chicken, radish, lettuce, Mexican rice, beans, feta, coriander, corn tortilla strips and chipotle aioli

TIJUANA CAESAR
gf 15
Tijuana, the home of the original caesar salad. Cos lettuce, kale, fried corn tortillas, coriander, pepitas, crumbled feta & cardini caesar dressing

SIDES

ARROZ ROJO
vg/gf 4
lightly spiced Mexican rice

PATATA ASADO Y COLIFLOR
v/gf 9
Crisp roasted potatoes and cauliflower topped with Hot Tamale spice mix, crema and coriander

BEER BATTERED FRIES
vg 8
Beer battered, sea salted sidewinders

REFRIED BEANS
v/gf 5
Combination of refried black and pinto beans, served with crumbled feta cheese on top

KIDS (10 & under)

NACHOS
v/gf 8
Toasted corn tortilla chips, cheese, pinto beans, tomato salsa. guacamole, crema

CHEESE & AVO QUESADILLA
v 8
Grilled flour tortilla, avocado & cheese with fries

CHICKEN BITES
8
Crispy fried chicken breast bites, fries and house made tomato sauce

FISH & CHIPS
8
Crispy fried local fish bites, fries and tomato sauce

PASTEL DE MOCTEZUMA
gf 8
Lasagne, made with Mexican ingredients. Chicken, fire roasted capsicum, grilled corn, corn tortillas & salsa roja

SWEETS CART

CHURROS
v 9
Spanish donuts tossed in cinnamon sugar with chocolate sauce.

CAPIROTADA
v 9
Traditional Mexican dessert, similar to a bread pudding, usually eaten during Lent & served on Good Friday. Bread, raisins, piloncillo, cinnamon, cloves, a hint of chipotle and cream.

ARROZ CON LECHES
v 9
Unique warm Mexican chocolate and spiced horchata rice pudding

TRES LECHES v 8
A traditional style Mexican cake, sticky & sweet. Think a custard-soaked sponge cake.

Cocktail

Cocktail

 

Thank you for checking out our cocktail list, we have worked very hard on this list to create some delicious drinks for you a ll to enjoy. We strive to use locally sourced fruits and make everything possible in house.

We try to be a sustainable bar, no drinks are served with straws. If you would like a straw please ask.

SAngria.

the red one

9/33 || wine glass
red wine. orange aperitif. lime.

The pink one

10/35 || wine glass
prosecco. strawberry. mint.

The Purple one

10/35 || wine glass
elderflower. butterfly pea. rose. sparkling wine.

spritz.

jalisco spritz

11/38 || wine glass
orange aperitif. grapefruit. sparkling wine. soda.

diablo spritz

15/50 || tall glass
strawberry. rested tequila. lime. brookvale ginger beer.

melon spritz

15/50 || tall glass
rested tequila. orange. watermelon. lime. basil. soda.

mango fizz

16/55 || tall glass
rested tequila. agave. lime. fermented mango.

shaken.

hot tamale margarita

16/55 || rocks glass
rested tequila. orange oil. fresh lime.

vida margarita

19 || rocks glass
rested tequila. mezcal. orange. lime.

picante pina

17 || rocks glass
unaged tequila. jalapeno. habanero. pineapple. lime. orange.

smoky & the kiwi

17 || rocks glass
mezcal. kiwi fruit. lime sour.

the last frontier

17 || tall glass
rested tequila. orange oil. bitter orange aperitif. smoke. chipotle salt.  fresh pineapple. ginger tincture.

just been juiced

14/45 || tall glass
surprise. whatever fruit is in season freshly juiced. agave spirit.

fun & games

15/50 || tall glass
unaged tequila. coconut oil. coconut cream. fresh pineapple.

jamaic me a palomas

17 || tall glass
unaged tequila. grapefruit. hibiscus. chipotle. salt.

the bush turkey

17 || rocks glass
rested tequila. bitter orange aperitif. molasses rum. fresh pineapple. agave.

churros flip

17 || wine glass
rested tequila. churros. coffee. horchata. flip.

 

stirred.

oaxacan old fashioned

18 || rocks glass
rested tequila. mezcal. orange. bitters.

tequila street

18 || rocks glass
rested tequila. anise tincture.
barrel aged. bacon. yes. bacon.

amargo

18 || rocks glass
house infused tequila gin. spiced sangria. bitter orange aperitif.

smoky negroni

18 || rocks glass
mezcal. campari. vermouth

 
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