El Agave

Lunch Menu

APPETIZERS & ENCHILADAS

Sopecitos Surtidos
$12

Homemade soft flat tortilla shells topped with black beans and salsa verde, one with shredded chicken, another with homemade chorizo and a third with shrimp in chipotle sauce. Topped with fresh lettuce and mexican cream.

Quesadillas de Flor de Calabaza
$12

Homemade poblano pepper corn dough quesadillas stuffed with Mexican cheese and squash blossom.

Tlacoyos de Huitlacoche
$14

Savory corn masa cakes with corn truffle, salsa verde, queso fresco, onion and cilantro.

Enchiladas Verdes
$14

Tender chicken enchiladas in the traditional tomatillo sauce, under fresh cheese, onions and cilantro, served with black beans.

Enchiladas Rojas
$14

Chicken enchiladas in a red Mexican sauce, layered with cream and cheese, served with black beans.

Enchiladas en Mole Negro
$14

Shredded pork enchiladas topped with the traditional Oaxacan black mole.

Enchiladas de Mole Poblano Don Julio
$14

Chicken enchiladas in our famous Mole Poblano made from scratch with chile pasilla, ancho, mulato and other goodies. Served with Agave rice.

Enchiladas de Mole Verde Verde
$14

Shredded pork enchiladas in our outstanding mole verde sauce, served with black beans.

Enchiladas Vegetarianas
$14

Corn tortillas stuffed with sautéed mushrooms, carrots, zucchini, squash and asparagus, served with Agave rice and your choice of any of our delicious moles.

Queso Fundido
$14

Manchego Cheese melted with your choice of: chorizo, mushrooms or roasted poblano pepper

Chilaquiles (Rojos o Verdes)
$13

Tomatillo green sauce or habanero chili, red sauce, onions, cheese, sour cream, cilantro, served with black beans.     Add chicken...3     Add eggs...3

lunch menu
lunch menu

SOUPS & SALADS

Sopa de Cilantro
$11

A delicate soup of fresh cilantro, cream and spice.

Caldo Xóchitl
$10

Chicken soup with zucchini, carrots and tomato

Sopa de Tortilla
$11

Traditional “Azteca” soup infused with flavor of pasilla chili, layered with tortilla strips, shredded chicken, manchego cheese, sour cream and avocado.

Crema de Chile Poblano
$14

Creamy chile poblano and huitlacoche blended and enhanced with our spices.

Ensalada Caesar
$12

The authentic recipe from Tijuana. Add Shrimp or chicken for $2.

Ensalada de Nopal
$12

Cactus paddle salad with freshly diced tomato, cilantro, onion, oregano, avocado, Mexican cheese and olive oil.

Ensalada del Huerto
$12

Baby mixed greens tossed with red and gold beets, pistachios, figs, cherry tomato, goat cheese and pomegranate dressing.

Seafood

Tostada de Atún
$8

Homemade poblano pepper corn tostada, topped with fresh ahi tuna, onions, crisp cabbage, avocado cream and sesame habanero chili oil.

Ceviche Trío
$16

Three different ceviches, one: octopus and shrimp flavored with herbs and a touch of morita sauce, second: ahi tuna with red onion, cucumber in black sauce, third: white fish cooked in fresh lime juice with chile serrano and cucumber.

Aguachile de Camarón (Verde)
$16

Raw shrimp, cooked in fresh lime juice, with chile serrano, tomatillo, cilantro and cucumber.

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ENTREES

Salmón Cholula
$16

Two jumbo shrimp in a garlic and butter sauce, roasted chile de árbol, served over two homemade tortillas and topped with avocado, jicama, pico de gallo, side of rice.

Pulpo a las Brasas
$19

Grilled tender octopus marinated with garlic, paprika and fresh herbs, served on avocado and potato puree, drizzeled with sundried chili oil.

Arrachera Tampiquena
$18

Grilled tender flat fillet with poblano chili strips, guacamole, black beans and red enchiliada.

Chile Relleno
$20

Poblano pepper stuffed with filet mignon chunks, peach, apple, almonds, peanuts and raisins, topped with Oaxaca cheese sauce.

GOURMET TACOS & BURRITOS

Taco al Pastor (3)
$12

Pork meat marinated in chile guajillo, pineapple, cilantro and onions.

Taco de Carnitas (3)
$12

Tender roasted pork “Michoacan style” served over homemade tortillas and garnished with a tasty pico de gallo sauce.

Taco Gobernador (3)
$14

Grilled shrimp tacos, accompanied by pico de gallo and melted Oaxaca cheese.

Taco de Cochinita Pibil (3)
$12

Cochinita pibil tacos topped with habanero chili cream

Taco de Arrachera (3)
$12

Carne asada taco with onions and cilantro served with guacamole.

Burrito de Filete y Ave
$14

Tomato tortilla stuffed with Filet Mignon and poultry marinated in a citrus sauce.

Taco de Pescado (3)
$13

Grilled local Seabass with adobo sauce, cabbage, beets and cream.

Taco de Camarón Enchilado (3)
$14

Shrimp chunks sauteed in garlic, arbol chili, cheese and a touch of mustard.

Burrito de Camarón Florentina
$14

Shrimp sauteed in butter, garlic, spinach, red pepper and Manchego cheese.

Agave Veggie Tacos (3)
$12

Roasted Oaxaca cheese, mushrooms, poblano pepper, spinach grilled with olive oil.

Burrito Vegetariano
$12

Grilled mushroom, Italian squash, asparagus, spinach and Manchego cheese.

Burrito California
$14

Carne asada, french fries, guacamole, cheese and sour cream.

SIDES

Black Beans
$3
House Salad
$3
Agave Rice
$3
Pico de Gallo
$3
Guacamole
$8
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El Agave Restaurant & Tequileria
2304 San Diego Ave. Old Town, CA 92110

(619) 220-0692   info@elagave.com

Open Daily: 11 am – 10 pm