STARTERS 

Chips & Salsa

Salsa de casa, warm house-fried corn tortilla chips. 

Guacamole de Casa

Hass avocado, white onion, fresh lime, serrano pepper, fresh cilantro, cherry tomato, radish, warm house-fried corn tortilla chips  

 

Brussel & Corn Esquites

Blistered brussels sprouts, roasted corn, green onion mayo, lime, queso cotija, fresh cilantro, togarashi 

 

Shrimp Ceviche

Citrus blanched shrimp, Hass avocado, shaved radish, red onion, heirloom tomato, aguachile, with tostadas 

 

Texan Queso

Melted aged cheddar & white American cheese, pico de gallo, warm house-fried corn tortilla chips 

 

Nacho Bites

Chile pasilla marinated barbacoa short rib, grilled avocado purée, refried black beans, queso Chihuahua, pico de gallo, chipotle mayo, fresh cilantro, pickled veggies 

 

Ahi Tuna Nacho Bites

Ginger soy marinated tuna, mango habanero drizzle, guacamole, sesame seeds, mango pico de gallo, pickled onion

Animal Fries

Chile pasilla marinated barbacoa short rib, hand-cut fries, Texan queso, pico de gallo, Mexican crema, guacamole

B.Y.O. Guac 

Build your own big bowl of Guacamole! Made to order, by hand, with ripe Hass avocados. $12

Pile 'em on for a buck ($1) each

Cotija Cheese

Diced Tomato

Fresh Cilantro

Fresh Habanero

Fresh Jalapeños

Mango Chunks

Neuske's Bacon

Pineapple Chunks

Red Onion

Roasted Corn

Pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
 

Quesadizzas

12 inch flour tortilla loaded with toppings

 

Charred Skirt Steak

Mezcal marinated skirt steak, roasted corn relish, aged cheddar, Chihuahua cheese, salsa macha

 

Honey Chile Chicken

Grilled marinated chicken thighs, aged cheddar, Chihuahua cheese, dill pickle, cilantro yogurt, crispy leeks 

 

Coffee Chile BBQ Brisket

Slow-cooked beef brisket, Coffee Chile BBQ sauce, caramelized onion, banana pepper, aged cheddar, Chihuahua cheese, fresh cilantro

 

Three Cheese

Queso Chihuahua, aged cheddar, queso fresco 

 

Taco Party!
Tray with twelve tacos and escabeche. Choose 1-3 types of tacos.
Taco Plates

Two Texas-sized tacos with citrus jasmine rice and charro beans

 

Carne Asada

Charred mezcal marinated skirt steak, chile de arbol mayo, blistered cherry tomato, pickled red onion, fresh cilantro, crispy leeks, yellow corn tortilla 

 

Al Pastor

Spit-roasted achiote marinade pork, charred pineapple, pico de gallo, pickled red onion, fresh cilantro, yellow corn tortilla

 

Honey Chile Chicken

Grilled marinated chicken thighs, mango onion relish, mango habanero drizzle, yellow corn tortilla.

 

Barbacoa Short Rib

Chile pasilla marinated beef, fennel slaw, crispy leeks, flour tortilla 

 

Coffee Chile Brisket

 Slow-smoked beef brisket, jicama orange slaw, roasted carrot, fresh cilantro, blue corn tortilla 

 

Charred Cauliflower

Roasted rainbow cauliflower, grilled asparagus slaw, black garlic herb mayo, fresh cilantro, blue corn tortilla 

 

Baja Style Fish

Topo Chico-battered market fresh fish, creamy napa cabbage slaw, habanero basil mayo, blue corn tortilla 

 

Crunchy Beef

Seasoned ground beef, sweet potato, aged cheddar, iceberg lettuce, Mexican crema, crunchy tortilla shell 

 

Shrimp Taco

Fried -or- grilled shrimp, red cabbage slaw, spicy mayo, fresh cilantro, lime, blue corn tortilla 

 

Everything’s Bigger at Texan

 

Big Tex Taco

Crunchy 12 inch flour tortilla, seasoned ground beef, iceberg lettuce, pico de gallo, Mexican crema, shredded cheddar cheese

Fajitas By The Pound

Piled high and served with citrus jasmine rice & charro beans, salsa de casa, blue corn -or- flour tortillas. 

‘round ‘bout 1-2 y’all per pound

 

Honey Chile Chicken

Grilled marinated chicken thigh & breast, pepper & onion medley, blistered cherry tomatoes, achiote citrus dressing 

 

Seared Shrimp

Chipotle citrus marinated shrimp, pepper & onion medley, blistered tomato, chopped green onion, habanero garlic butter

 

Charred Skirt Steak

Mezcal marinated skirt steak, pepper & onion medley, blistered cherry tomatoes, chipotle citrus dressing 

SALADS 

Add 

Honey Chile Chicken

Grilled Marinated Shrimp

Charred Marinated Skirt Steak

 

Ranch Caesar

Romaine heart, roasted brussels sprouts, blistered cherry tomatoes, queso cotija, garlic herb croutons, chipotle Caesar 

 

Southwestern Salad

Crisp iceberg lettuce, mixed greens, black beans, roasted corn, pico de gallo, Nueske’s bacon, tortilla strips, queso fresco, chipotle ranch

Chick-Pea Salad

Field greens, chickpeas, toasted pepitas, chopped cucumbers, red onions, sliced jicama, queso fresco, lime garlic vinaigrette

Texan Taco Salad

Seasoned ground beef, Hass avocado, aged cheddar, blistered tomatoes, watermelon radish, iceberg lettuce, crunchy blue corn tortilla, salsa verde vinaigrette

 

DINNER

 

Enchiladas

Four corn tortillas rolled with marinated chicken, queso Oaxaca, poblano crema, cabbage slaw, Mexican crema, queso fresco, with citrus jasmine rice and charro beans 

 

Texan  Burrito

14” flour tortilla, choice of protein, refried black beans, citrus jasmine rice, shredded iceberg, shredded cheese, Mexican crema, guacamole, pico de gallo

 

Carne Asada

Mezcal marinated 8oz center-cut skirt steak, salsa de casa, citrus jasmine rice and charro beans

 

Texan Chicken Sandwich

Hand breaded fried chicken thigh, Texan toast, habanero basil mayo, pickles, creamy cabbage slaw 

                                                                 



 


 

Brunch

Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 4pm

Breakfast Taco Plates

Two Texas-sized tacos with mixed green salad and refried beans

 

Coffee Chile Brisket

Slow-smoked beef brisket, crispy marble potatoes, scrambled egg, creamy cabbage slaw

 

Honey Chile Chicken

Grilled marinated chicken thighs, pepper medley, shaved white onion, scrambled egg, shishito salsa cruda

 

Steak & Egg

Charred mezcal marinated skirt steak, scrambled egg, aged cheddar, salsa macha, fresh cilantro

 

Chorizo, Egg, & Potato

Spicy Mexican sausage, scrambled egg, crispy marble potato, queso fresco, chorizo mayo

Al Pastor

Spit-roasted achiote marinade pork, charred pineapple, pico de gallo, pickled red onion, fresh cilantro, yellow corn tortilla

Charred Cauliflower

Roasted rainbow cauliflower, grilled asparagus slaw, black garlic herb mayo, fresh cilantro, blue corn tortilla

 

Baja Style Fish

Topo Chico-battered market fresh fish, creamy napa cabbage slaw, habanero basil mayo, blue corn tortilla

 

Shrimp Taco

Fried -or- grilled shrimp, red cabbage slaw, spicy mayo, fresh cilantro, lime, blue corn tortilla

 

Breakfast Skillets

Over crispy marbled potatoes, topped with two eggs, with Texan toast

 

Chorizo & Egg

Spicy Mexican sausage, pico de gallo, queso fresco, frizzled onion

 

Mushroom Tinga Skillet

Mushroom tinga, roasted cauliflower, aged cheddar, Mexican crema, fresh cilantro

 

Coffee Chile Brisket

 Slow-smoked beef brisket, applewood smoked bacon, poblano pepper, aged cheddar


 

Breakfast Quesadizzas

12 inch flour tortilla loaded with toppings

 

Chorizo, Bacon & Egg

Spicy Mexican sausage, applewood smoked bacon, fried egg, queso Chihuahua, aged cheddar, salsa verde 

 

Steak & Eggs

Charred mezcal marinated skirt steak, shaved potato, egg scramble, queso Chihuahua, Hass avocado salsa cruda, fresh cilantro

 

Mushroom Tinga & Elote

Mushroom tinga, roasted corn, aged cheddar, queso Chihuahua, fresh cilantro, Mexican crema

Three Cheese

Queso Chihuahua, aged cheddar, queso fresco 

Brunch Classics

 

Texan Breakfast Burrito

Honey chile chicken, scrambled egg, crispy marble potato, sliced Roma tomato, aged cheddar, salsa verde

Sub coffee chile brisket - or - charred skirt steak

 

Chilaquiles

Fried corn tortillas simmered in salsa verde, white onion, queso fresco, Mexican crema, fried egg, fresh cilantro

Add 

Honey Chile Chicken

Coffee Chile Brisket

Charred Skirt Steak

 

Avocado Toast

Texan toast, Hass avocado spread, roasted corn, pickled red onion, toasted pepitas, pico de gallo, queso fresco, egg your way

 

Steak & Eggs

Charred mezcal marinated center-cut skirt steak, crispy marble potatoes, tortilla strips, salsa de casa, eggs your way

 

Bananas Foster French Toast

Vanilla cream dipped Texan toast, caramelized bananas, candied pecans, banana pecan caramel drizzle, powdered sugar

Dessert DEALER

 

Concha Sandwich

Sugar crusted Mexican pastry, fudge sauce, rainbow sprinkles, choice of gelato - Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Horchata, Dulce de Leche, Pink Guava, Coffee, Pecan, Cookies & Cream, Rocky Road, or Birthday Cake. 

 

Churro Ice Cream Sandwich

House-made churro rounds, cinnamon sugar, caramel sauce, fresh berries, choice of gelato - Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Horchata, Dulce de Leche, Pink Guava, Coffee, Pecan, Cookies & Cream, Rocky Road, or Birthday Cake.

Tacolatos

Banana Split

Vanilla, chocolate & strawberry gelatos, cherries, chocolate sauce, fruity pebbles, caramelized banana, vanilla confetti shell

 

Cafe De Olla

Coffee gelato, Abuelita fudge, spiced whipped cream, chocolate covered espresso beans, orange zest, chocolate shell

 

Pecan Pie

Pecan gelato, mazapan crumble, candied pecan, caramel sauce, whipped cream, graham cracker shell 

 

Horchata

Horchata gelato, crisped rice treats, marshmallow fluff, toasted mini marshmallow, churro bites, chocolate shell 

Cookie Monster

 

Cookies and cream gelato, Oreo pieces, maraschino cherries, fudge sauce, mini chocolate chips, whipped cream, double chocolate shell

Gimme S’More

 

Rocky Road ice cream, Hershey’s chunks, marshmallow fluff, graham cracker, fudge sauce, whipped cream, graham cracker shell

Go Nuts

 

Chocolate gelato, Nutella, hazelnuts, Ferrero Rocher, whipped cream, double chocolate shell

Unicorn Dreams

 

Birthday cake ice cream, gummy worms, fruity marshmallows, rainbow airheads, blue-raspberry sauce, whipped cream, confetti sprinkles shell

*The Illinois Department of Public Health advises that eating raw or under-cooked meat, poultry, eggs or seafood poses a health risk to everyone, but especially to the elderly, young children under age 4, pregnant women, and other highly susceptible individuals with compromised immune systems. Thorough cooking of such animal foods reduces the risk of illness.