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Cafe El Tapatio
3400 N Ashland Ave Ste 5, Chicago, IL 60657
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All Day Menu
Platos Fuertes (Entrees)
Tacos D. F
Avocado spiked with fresh lime juice and pico de gallo.
Guacamole with Jicama and Mango Chunks
Avocado spiked with fresh lime juice, pico de gallo with jicama and mango chunks.
Citrus spiked tilapia or shrimp with pico de gallo, olive oil, and sea salt, served with saltine crackers.
Coctel de Camaron
Chilled shrimp in house made spicy cocktail sauce, pico de gallo and avocado chunks. Served parfait style with saltine crackers.
Melted creamy chihuahua cheese topped with your choice of chorizo or rajas poblanas and choice of tortillas.
Taquitos de Tinga de Pollo
Corn tortillas stuffed with queso chihuahua, grilled onions, frijoles, and jalapeno rajas. Served with salsa cruda. Add chorizo for an additional charge.
Flash fried plantain topped with carne asada, poblano rajas, mushrooms, and chopped onion. Topped with queso chihuahua au gratin.
Quesadillas Don Jose
Corn tortillas stuffed with queso chihuahua, grilled onions, frijoles and jalapeno rajas. Served with salsa cruda.
Turnovers stuffed with choice of picadillo (beef, rice and raisins), camaron (shrimp and poblano rajas), espinaca (baby spinach and queso de cabra).
Pan-tossed shrimp with chile de arbol flakes, chile guajillo salsa, garlic, and lime. Served with fired grilled toast.
Queso de Cabra Ranchero
Warm creamy goat cheese in spicy salsa ranchera. Served with fire grilled garlic toast.
House seasoned potatoes topped with cilantro chimichurri. Add gordas (chorizo and cheese) for an additional charge.
Elotes de la Calle
Roasted corn on the cob, ancho chile crema, queso fresco, butter and chile powder.
3 slices of seared queso panela topped with roasted tomato and poblano, drizzled with ancho chilie balsamic sauce and sprinkled with Mexican oregano. Add char grilled shrimp for an additional charge.
Crispy tortilla chips smothered with beans, salsa dulce, melted chihuahua cheese, crema and guacamole. Add meat for an additional charge.
Beef hash layered with poblano rajas, ranchero sauce and chihuahua cheese au gratin.
Mixed greens, fresh jicama, tomatoes and cucumber all tossed with freshly squeezed lime juice chopped cilantro and olive oil.
Baby spinach, creamy queso de cabra, toasted ajonjoli, Applewood bacon, sliced pear. Tossed with chipotle balsamic vinaigrette.
El Caesar Salad
Romaine, chargrilled chicken breast, corn tortilla strips, queso añejo, creamy chipotle Caesar dressing.
El Burro Salad Bowl
Romaine, roasted corn, black beans, poblano rice, pico de gallo, avocado, queso fresco and choice of protein. Served in a burrito bowl with ancho aioli.
La Patrona Salad
Mixed greens. Red and white onion, green and red bell peppers, and tomato wedges tossed with charbroiled tilapia or adobado shrimps and jalapeno-lime vinaigrette.
Cream of roasted poblano peppers. Topped with tortilla chips and poblano rajas.
Caldo de Pollo
Choose between poached chicken breast or thigh, simmered in a broth with crunchy vegetables and leeks. Served with rice and tortillas.
Tapatio's original tortilla chicken soup simmered with chipotle pepper topped with queso chihuahua and avocado slices. Served with rice.
Caldo de Camaron
Rich guajillo pepper broth, chunks of carrot and potato with Gulf shrimp. Served with rice and tortillas.
Caldo de Res
Braised beef short ribs, crunchy vegetables, leeks and cilantro broth. Served with rice and tortillas.
Platos Fuertes (Entrees)
Chicken breast tossed with mushrooms, garlic and onion. Topped with salsa verde, melted Chihuahua cheese and served with rice and beans.
Charbroiled chicken breast topped with roasted tomato, poblano rajas and creamy goat cheese. Served with arroz poblano and esquites de calabaza.
dobo rubbed charbroiled chicken breast on a bed of sauteed baby spinach served with roasted seasonal vegetables, queso panela and ancho crema.
Charbroiled skirt steak topped with grilled Spanish onions and poblano rajas. Served with a cheese enchilada Tapatia, rice, beans and choice of tortillas.
Charbroiled skirt steak marinated with XX Lager beer and garlic. Topped with Spanish onions and poblano rajas. Served with nopalitos, frijoles de la olla and guacamole.
Costillas de Res en Tomatillo
Tender beef short ribs off the bone, simmered with potato in tomatillo salsa verde. Served with rice, beans and your choice of tortillas.
Charbroiled marinated skirt steak topped with grilled onions and poblano rajas. Served with house potatoes, cilantro chimichurri and jicama salad.
Pollo en Mole de Reyna
Your choice of chicken breast or thigh, topped with our complex mole POBLANO. Served with rice, beans and tortillas
Carne asada, chile relleno, flauta de pollo, served with rice and beans
Camarones Monte Alban
Pan-tossed shrimp, onion, tomato, garlic cilantro chimichurri, flambe with smoky mezcal and chile de arbol. Served with Mexican red rice.
Camarones al Tequila
Pan-tossed jumbo shrimp with guajillo adobo, garlic, onion, tomato, cilantro and flambeed with tequila. Served with arroz verde, guacamole and pico de gallo.
Light citrus and Mexican oregano marinated char-broiled salmon. Topped with mango jalapeno salsa. Served with Mexican red rice and grilled calabacita and red bell pepper slices.
2 flour tortillas stacked and stuffed with steak pico de gallo and beans topped with melted queso chihuahua. Served with rice and beans.
Sincronizada de Papa
Flour tortillas stacked and stuffed with homemade chorizo, diced, seasoned potatoes, pico de gallo and beans topped with melted queso chihuahua. Served with rice and beans. Add chorizo for an additional charge.
Crispy flour tortilla filled with beans, queso chihuahua. Served with rice and beans.
Las Flautas de la Casa
2 crispy rolled tortillas. Served with rice and beans.
Chihuahua cheese stuffed flour tortillas topped with a black bean cream sauce, queso anejo, crema and red onion. Served with poblano rice.
2 lightly battered, cheese stuffed poblano peppers. Topped with a mild tomato sauce and crema, served with rice and beans.
Choice of meat, sauteed red and green peppers, onions, tomato, ancho chile sauce, crema, queso chihuahua and beans.
Choice of meat, crema, queso chihuahua, guacamole, beans, lettuce and tomato. Topped with salsa dulce and melted chihuahua cheese.
L.A. Califa Burrito
Choice of meat, house potatoes, cilantro chimichurri, queso chihuahua, crema, beans.
Crema, queso chihuahua, guacamole, lettuce, tomato, beans. Topped with melted queso chihuahua and pico de gallo. Add portabello for an additional charge.
Tacos de Mar de Cortez
Dos equis amber beer battered shrimp, shredded lettuce, cabbage, ancho chile crema.
Tacos del Mar
Lightly battered tilapia topped with mixed greens and cilantro crema.
Tacos a Las Brazas
Citrus marinated char-grilled tilapia topped with mixed greens, pico de gallo and citrus vinaigrette.
Adobo-lime rubbed chargrilled shrimp topped with diced jicama, cucumber, pickled red onion and cilantro salsa cruda.
Tacos de Bellos
Adobo marinated charbroiled portabello mushrooms, in warm tortillas de maiz topped with pineapple and mango relish.
Tacos de Abrazo de Camaron
Seared chihuahua cheese stuffed with shrimp and roasted poblano. Topped with ancho crema, cilantro and onion.
Tacos D. F
Beef short rib. Grilled onions and jalapeno rajas.
Carne Asada Tacos
Charbroiled skirt steak. Cilantro and onion.
Ancho chile braised pork. Cilantro and pickled red onion.
Tinga De Pollo Tacos
Pulled chicken adobado. Pickled red onion, cilantro and queso anejo.
Housemade sausage. Cilantro and onion.
Pork confit. Pickled onion and cilantro.
Abrazo de Carne Tacos
Seared Chihuahua Cheese stuffed with steak, chorizo and bacon. Topped with cilantro crema and red onion.
A La Max Enchilada
3 Corn tortillas seared with chile guajillo adobo stuffed with picadillo (beef hash), pulled chicken adobado or queso chihuahua. Topped with, queso anejo and crema.
3 Flour tortillas stuffed with fresh spinach, queso Chihuahua and topped with a mild chipotle cream sauce. Served with arroz verde, esquites de calabaza and guacamole. Substitute pulled chicken adobado. Substitute pulled chicken adobado upon request.
Tomatillo Verdes Enchilada
3 Corn tortillas stuffed with your choice of beef, pulled chicken, cheese or portobello, topped with salsa verde, crema and queso añejo. Served with rice and beans.
Mole Poblano Enchilada
3 Corn tortillas stuffed with your choice of beef, pulled chicken, cheese or plantains, topped with mole poblano, queso anejo, and crema. Served with rice and beans.
3 Corn tortillas stuffed with queso chihuahua, beef or pulled chicken, topped with salsa dulce and chihuahua cheese au gratin. Served with rice and beans.
De La Costa Enchilada
3 Corn tortillas stuffed with ancho chile rubbed shrimp. Topped with chile poblano crema, rajas and red onion. Served with arroz verde and esquites de calabaza.
Platos Fuertes (Entrees)
Tacos D. F
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