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Tacos

Menu

Antojitos

Salsa fresca & housemade chips $3.50

Guacamole & housemade chips   $6.50

Guacamole & salsa & housemade chips  $8
☆ half price for half size of above items

Small Salad  $5
organic greens tossed in a spicy chile vinaigrette, topped with avocado, toasted pumpkin seeds, queso fresco & pico de gallo

Spicy cucumbers  $3    with guacamole  $7.50
sliced & topped with fresh lime juice & chile salt 

Ceviche* with chips $11  
with spicy cucumbers $12.50
wild shrimp & diver scallops marinated in seasoned lime juice, served with guacamole, cabbage, serrano salsa & sliced avocado

Flautas $9
three tortillas filled with your choice of carnitas, pollo, barbacoa, fish or seasonal vegetables, rolled, fried & topped with crema & salsa. must all be same filling.

Tacos

on fresh housemade corn tortillas!

Carnitas  $3.50
crisp & juicy slow cooked Cascade Farms pork topped with salsa verde, onions, cilantro & queso fresco from Ochoa Queseria

Al Pastor  $3.50
succulent, spicy Cascade Farms pork grilled with pineapple & topped with spicy salsa de arbol, onions & cilantro    

Chorizo $3.75
Marcos’ mama’s recipe! House chorizo topped with onions, cilantro, crema & queso fresco from Ochoa Queseria

Pollo Asado  $3.50
spicy chipotle rubbed grilled Cascade Farms chicken with crema from Ochoa Queseria, spicy salsa de arbol & pico de gallo

Pollo Verde  $3.50
Cascade Farms chicken braised in tomatillo salsa & topped with salsa verde, onions & cilantro   

Verduras  $3.50
delicious mix of seasonal vegetables!
see chalkboard

Carne Asada  $3.75
Cascade Farms chopped flank steak, served traditional style with grilled onion & topped with spicy salsa de arbol, cilantro & onion

Barbacoa  $3.75
Cascade Farms beef brisket braised inside banana leaves in a three chile barbacoa salsa, topped with pickled red onions, cilantro & crema

Lengua  $3.75
Cascade Farms beef tongue braised and seared crisp, topped with onions, cilantro and spicy serrano salsa

Pescado #1  $4.50
crispy cornmeal encrusted Newman’s line caught Alaskan Cod, topped with pineapple, salsa verde, crema, cabbage, onion & cilantro

Pescado #2  $4.50
crispy cornmeal encrusted Newman’s line caught Alaskan Cod, topped with tangy escabeche crema & a serrano-cabbage slaw

Camarones  $5
spicy sautéed wild shrimp from Newman’s topped with crema, cabbage, spicy serrano salsa, onion, cilantro & pineapple

Más

Por Qué Salad  $10
organic greens tossed in a spicy chile vinaigrette, topped with avocado, toasted pumpkin seeds, queso fresco & pico de gallo.
with meat or veg – see taco options above $13.50
with fish $14.50  with shrimp $16

Bryan’s Bowl  $11
your choice of meats or veggies – see taco options above – in a bowl with beans, rice, salsas, guacamole, queso fresco, crema, cilantro & either chips or three housemade tortillas. 
with fish $12  with shrimp $13.50 

Beans & Rice Bowl  $8
our house beans & rice in a bowl with salsas, queso fresco, guacamole, crema, cilantro & your choice of chips or three housemade tortillas.

Por Qué Plate  $14
your choice of meat or veggies – see taco options above. served on a plate with beans, rice, a small salad, salsa fresca, guacamole, crema & four housemade tortillas.  
with fish $15.50  with shrimp $17  

Quesadilla  $8.50
your choice of flour or corn tortillas filled with queso Oaxaca & topped with crema & chile salt. Served with a side of salsa fresca.
with meat or veg – see taco options above $12
with fish $13 with shrimp $15

Tamales plate with one tamal $7.50  with two tamales $11     
Oaxacan style wrapped in a banana leaf, served with beans, rice, queso fresco, salsa fresca & crema. Made with masa from Three Sisters Nixtamal in Portland.
a la carte, topped with salsa & crema $4.50

Para niños

Small plain quesadilla
on flour or corn tortilla  $3.50
add beans inside .50      add rice inside .50

Kid’s bean & rice bowl  $3
simply pinto beans & rice with your choice of queso fresco or queso Oaxaca

☆ Add carnitas, pollo verde or carne asada to above items $2.50☆

Kid’s bean & cheese taco  $2
pinto beans topped with your choice of queso fresco or queso Oaxaca in a housemade corn tortilla

Kid’s side avocado  $1.25

Y más

Side beans  $2.50   whole pinto, vegetarian, topped with queso fresco

Side rice  $2.50    vegetarian, topped with pico de gallo

Guacamole    on taco  75¢      sm $2.50       lg $5

Salsa fresca    on taco  25¢       sm $1       lg $2

Crema    on taco  25¢     side $1

Housemade tortilla chips  $1.50     half basket  75¢  

Housemade corn tortillas   25¢ each

*Consumption of raw/undercooked seafood may be hazardous to your health.
Some meat items cooked with lard. flour, peanuts & sesame seeds are present in kitchen.
Please alert your server if you have any food allergies.