9650 E Colfax Ave

Aurora, CO

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Family Restaurant

  • Open Late Every night

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Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Pollo - Chicken

Pollo En Salsa De Cacahuate

Pieces of chicken (leg and thigh) smothered with our special peanut and sun dry peppers sauce. Served with rice and beans.

12.99

Pollo Con Mole

Pieces of chicken (leg and thigh) smothered with a Mexican sauce called "Mole" made with sun dry peppers and a hint of chocolate, served with rice and beans.

12.50

Pechuga Asada

Grilled chicken breast cooked with hot chipotle sauce, served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.

10.99

Pechuga Chipotle

Grilled chicken breast sauteed with onions and tomatoes, served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.

12.25

Pechuga La Morena

Chicken breast breaded and stuffed with ham and cheese. Served with rice and beans.

13.99

Pechuga Fundido

Grilled chicken breast topped with sauteed spinach, bell pepper, onions, mushrooms and fresh cheese. Served with rice and beans.

13.99

Pollo Asado

Grilled chicken (leg and thigh), served with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado slices, rice and beans.

10.75

Pollo En Salsa Verde

Grilled chicken (leg and thigh) cooked with green tomatillo sauce, served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.

11.99

Pechuga A La Mexicana

Chicken breast cooked with Mexican sauce, served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.

11.99

Pechuga Empanizada

Breaded chicken breast. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.

12.75

Pollo A La Crema

Chicken breast cooked with our unique creamy sauce. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.

12.75

Pollo Alfredo

Cooking time of 10 to 15 minutes. Chicken breast cooked in a creamy wine sauce, served over a bed of spaghetti cooked with butter. (No rice, no beans, no lettuce or tomatoes)

13.99

Puerco - Pork

Chuletas De Puerco Al Gusto

(2) Pork chops cooked to your taste (En salsa verde or Adobadas or a la Diabla), served with rice, beansand a side of green chili.

10.99

Carnitas Plate

Chunks of fried pork Michoacan style, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, rice and beans.

11.75

Carne De Puerco En Salsa Verde

Chunks of pork cooked in our authentic Salsa Verde made with fresh tomatillos. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.

12.95

Asado Plate

Chunks of porl cooked with red sauce. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.

12.50

Carnes - Steaks

Asada

Grilled steak, lettuce, tomatoes.

13.99

Steak A La Mexicana

Grilled steak smothered with green chili, topped with sauteed onions.  

12.99

Steak Ranchero

Grilled chopped steak cooked with salsa ranchera.

13.95

T-Bone Steak

Grilled T-bone steak. Served with home style potatoes and sauteed mushrooms.

14.99

Steak Cielo Azul

Grilled sirloin and chopped shrimp, with Anaheim pepper. Smothered with Monterrey Jack cheese.

16.99

Tampiquena

Grilled steak garnished with a flauta, cheese enchilada, grilled onions, lettuce and tomatoes.

14.99

Milanesa

Fried breaded steak, home style potatoes, lettuce and tomatoes.

13.50

Steak En Salsa Verde

Grilled steak garnished with green tomatillo mild sauce and chunks of potatoes, lettuce and tomatoes.

13.99

Steak & Enchilada La Morena

Grilled steak with (2) cheese enchiladas topped with home style potatoes and cheese, lettuce and tomatoes.

14.99

All plates served with pico de gallo, rice and beans

Hamburguesas - Burgers

Juarez Style Hamburger

Hamburger pattie with onions, avocado slices, ham, sausage, bacon, and pickled jalapenos.

8.99

Cheese Hamburger

Hamburger pattie with pickled jalapenos.

6.99

All hamburgers served with spreader mayonnaise, onion, lettuce, tomatoes and fries

Chicken Hamburger

Grill chicken breast hamburger, with pickled jalapenos.

5.99

Mexican Hamburger

Large flour tortilla stuffed with hamburger patty and beans, smothered with green chili. Served with lettuce and tomatoes.

7.99

Enchiladas

Enchilada Plate

(2) Corn tortillas smothered with our special red sauce. Filled with your choice of:

8.99

Enchiladas Callejeras

Corn tortillas filled with cheese smothered with our special "Guajillo" (sun dry pepper) sauce, seasoned potatoes, topped with crumbled fresh cheese and cabbage.

9.99

Served with rice and beans.

Enchiladas De Mole

(2) Corn tortillas filled with chicken, smothered with a Mexican sauce called "Mole" made with sun dry peppers and a hint of chocolate.

10.99

Enchiladas Suizas

(2) Enchiladas filled with shredded chicken, smothered with green chili, cheese and sour cream.

8.99

Queso

(only cheese Monterey Jack)

7.99

Pollo

(chicken)

7.95

Deshebrada

(shredded beef)

8.99

Molida

(ground beef)

7.95

Carnitas

(shredded fried pork)

7.95

Espinacas

(spinach)

7.95

Enchiladas Divorciadas

(1) Cheese enchilada smothered with green tomatillo sauce, (1) chicken enchilada smothered with red sauce.

9.25

Enchiladas Chilangas

(2) Chicken enchiladas smothered with green tomatillo sauce, crumbled fresh cheese, chopped onions, strips of ham, sour cream and cilantro.

10.25

Enchiladas Al Chipotle

(2) Shredded chicken enchiladas smothered with red chipotle sauce and Monterey Jack cheese, topped with sour cream.

9.50

Seafood Enchiladas

(2) Seafood (shrimp, calamari and imitation crab meat) enchiladas smothered with creamy sauce and Monterey Jack cheese, topped with sour cream.

11.99

Enchilada De Camaron

(2) Corn tortillas filled with chopped shrimp cooked with onions and tomatoes, smothered with green tomatillo sauce, topped with sour cream and Monterey Jack cheese.

10.99

Chimichangas

Rolled fried flour tortilla served with lettuce, tomatoes, rice, guacamole, sour cream and beans. Filled with your choice of:

Deshebrada

(shredded beef)

Pollo

(shredded chicken)

10.50

Molida

10.25

Asada

(chopped steak)

7.95

Al Carbon

(chopped steak cooked with pico de gallo)

7.95

(marinated pork)

7.95

Al Pastor

Carnitas

(shredded fried pork)

10.75

(shrimp)

11.99

Camarones

10.99

(ground beef)

Burritos

All burritos come smothered and topped with lettuce and tomatoes

Deshebrada

(shredded beef)

Pollo

(shredded chicken)

8.00

Relleno

8.00

Asada

(grilled steak)

8.25

Al Carbon

(chopped steak cooked with pico de gallo)

(steamed cheek beef)

8.00

Barbacoa

Carnitas

(shredded fried pork)

8.25

(marinated pork)

11.99

Adobada

8.00

(pepper)

8.25

(fried pork skin)

7.50

Chicharron 

Molida

10.25

(ground beef)

Al Pastor

10.25

(pepper)

Frijoles

5.50

(beans)

Al Pastor

(Any meat, with rice and beans inside)

(no smotherer, no lettuce, no tomatoes)

10.25

Deluxe: Served with guacamole and sour cream add 1.50

Supreme: Served with guacamole, sour cream, rice and beans add 2.50

Tostadas

Order of (3) Flat fried corn tortilla topped with spread beans, lettuce tomatoes, crumbled fresh cheese, sour cream and your choice of:

Frijoles

(beans)

Pollo

(shredded chicken)

7.99

Carne Molida

(ground beef)

7.99

Deshebrada

(shredded beef)

Jamon

(ham)

8.25

(fresh avocados)

8.99

Guacamole

5.99

8.99

Tacos

Order of (3) Large corn tortilla. Served with cucumbers and pico de galo, with rice and beans. Add 3.00, filled with your choice of:

Barbacoa

(beans)

Asada

(Chopped grilled steak)

8.50

Al Pastor

(Marinated pork)

7.99

Tripa

(Tripe)

Carnitas 

(shredded fried pork)

8.25

(Chopped grilled steak cooked with pic de gallo)

8.99

Al Carbon

5.99

9.99

Molida

(ground beef)

Camaron

(Shrimp)

Pescado

(Fish)

9.50

7.25

11.25

Tortas

Mexican sandwich with mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes, jalapenos, fries, avocado slices. And your coice of:

Al Pastor

(marinated pork)

Jamon

(Ham)

6.99

Milanesa

(Fried breaded steak)

8.50

Carnitas

(Fried pork)

Asada

(grilled steak)

8.25

(Mexican sausage)

7.25

Chorizo

7.99

7.99

Pollo

(chicken)

Barbacoa

(Steamed cheek beef)

Deshebrada

(shredded beef)

8.25

7.25

8.99

Ala carte

Soft Ground Beef Taco

2.50

Soft Chicken Taco

2.50

Egg

2.99

Tamal

1.25

Enchilada

7.99

Chicken, cheese or ground beef

Flauta

2.50

(Chicken, shredded beef or potato)

Hard Shell Taco 

2.00

Chile Relleno Soft

4.50

Guacamole Tostada

3.50

Chile Relleno Crispy

7.99

Meat Tostada

7.99

(Chicken, shredded beef or grund beef)

Kid's Menu

$3.99 UNDER 12. Adults add $2.00. Choose any of the following plates

Hot Dog

(with fries)

Taco

(no rice no beans)

Bean Tostada

Bean Burrito

Cheese Enchilada

(with fries)

Quesadilla

Cheese Burger

1 Egg & Rice and Beans

Cheese Omelet

(no rice no beans)

(with rice & beans)

(with rice & beans)

Chicken Nuggets

Macaroni & Cheese

(with fries)

(with fries)

(with fries)

Fajitas

Served with side of: rice, beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and guacamole.

Combo

(Steak, chicken, shrimp and fish)

La Morena Style

(Chopped grilled steak)

8.50

Steak and Chicken

(Shrimp)

13.99

Steak

Chicken

12.50

(Steak, bacon, ham, bell pepper, onions, cheese and potatoes)

13.99

Camaron

16.99

13.25

De Alambre De Camaron

(Shrimp, bacon, ham, bell pepper, onions, cheese and potatoes)

De Alambre

Pescado

(Fish)

13.25

16.99

14.99

Molcajetes

Mocajete De Carne

Grilled strips of chicken breast, strips of steak, strips of adobada, jalapeno pepper, green onions, grilled Nopal and cheese with a special sauce.

21.99

Molcajete De Mariscos

Grilled shrimp, fish, octopus, scallops and crab legs, jalapeno pepper, green onions, grilled Nopal cheese with a special sauce.

25.99

Cookin time of 10 to 15 minutes. Served with a side of rice and charro beans

Molcajete A La Crema

Grilled shrimp, fish and chicken, cooked with our creamy whire and cheese sauce.

20.99

Molcajete La Morena

Grilled strips of chicken breast, strips of steak, strips of adobada, shrimp, fish, scallops and crab legs, jalapeno pepper, green onions, grilled Nopal, radish and cheese,

with a special sauce.

26.99

Molcajete Michoacano

Grilled strips of marinated chicken breast, chorizo (Mexican sausage), carnitas, jalapeno pepper, green onions, grilled Nopal and cheese with a special sauce.

20.99

Molcajete De Pollo or Steak

Grilled strips of: chicken or steak, with our special sauce.

20.99

Parrillada De Carne

Parrillada De Mariscos

Grilled shrimp, fish, octopus, crab legs, calamari, shrimp

rellenos, shrimp a la diabla, jalapeno pepper (toreado) and

green onions. You can choose with huachinango or mojarra with Add market price.

For (2) 49.99 For (4) 79.99

Parrillada Mix

Chicken, grilled steak, shrimp, fish, crab legs, chorizo and octopus, jalapeno pepper, grilled Nopal, bell pepper and green onions.

For (2) 45.99 For (4) 76.99

Parrillada Michoacana

Adobada, carnitas, pork chops, chorizo, grilled Nopal, green onions, fresh cheese, jalapeno pepper (toreados), green onions.

For (2) 36.99 For (4) 66.99

Parrilladas

Grilled strips of marinated chicken, strips of steak, strips of marinated pork (adobada), chorizo (Mexican sausage), carnitas (chunks of fried pork), jalapeno pepper, green onions, and grilled Nopal.

For (2) 38.99 For (4) 69.99

Sopes

Order of (3) 10.99 (same meat) Each 5.50

Sope is a thick corn tortilla topped with spread beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream topped with your choice of:

Barbacoa

(steamed cheek beef)

Asada

(Chopped grilled steak)

Chicarron

Deshebrada

Al Pastor

(fried pork skin)

Carnitas

Papa con Chorizo

Pollo

(shredded beef)

(Marinated pork)

(shredded chicken)

(shredded fried pork)

(Potatoes & Chorizo)

Desserts

Churros

4.95

Flan

(Napolitano flavor)

Banana Split

Cheese Cake

Fried Ice Cream

3.99

Xangos Chimichanga

Ice Cream

Chocolate Cake

4.95

4.95

2.99

4.25

(with cookies)

3.50

3.99

Coctel De Fruta

(seasonal fruits with a scoop of ice cream and granola)

5.50

Chips and Salsa

3.25

Sour Cream

1.25

Cheese

Rice

Handmade Tortillas

Tortillas

Lemon

Guacamole

2.00

1.99

3.50

M.P.

Chile Toreado

(2) 0.99

Side Orders

1.50

1.25

Tortillas hechas a mano. Only weekends.

1st basket complimentary

Beans

2.00

Salsa

12 oz. 3.25 To Go

French Fries

Green Chili

Green Chili Bowl

Salsa

(1) Camaron

Frijoles Charros

(2 oz) 2.00

6.50

3.25

2.00

(1) Camaron Relleno

3.50

2.50

2 oz. 0.25 To Go

Chicharrones

(1) Botana De Pozole

5.50

1.99

Bacon

1.99

Cebollita Cambray

1.25

Chopped Onions and Cilantro

0.75

Pico De Gallo

Rabanos

(1) Nopal

Pepinos

Cherry

Add Pan

2.00

1.50

0.99

0.99

Avocado Slices

M.P.

1.50

0.99

Beverages

Aguas Frescas Naturales no refill

(Napolitano flavor)

Smoothie no refill

2.75

Homemade Melon, mango, fresa

Founrtain: Melon, pina, horchata, fresa

2.25

Licuado de fresa (strawberry) and chocolate

3.75

Juice

Mexican Sodas no refill

2.25

Orange, apple, cranberry, pineapple

Cocoa cola, sidral, sangria, jarritos

2.50

Fountain Drinks Only one refill

Milk no refill

Coke, diet coe, sprite, orange, lemondae, dr. pepper.

Iced Tea Only one refill

Agua Mineral no refill

Sweet, unsweetened, reen tea, raspberry tea  

Clamato Preparado no refill

Coffee Free refill

Hot cocoa is one of the most delicious and traditional drinks of Mexican origin. Cacao has been cultivated for at least three milennium in Mexico.

Champurrrado no refill

Chocolate hot cocoa No refill

Warm and thick chocolate based atole, based on masa (corn flour), piloncillo and water. Very popular in Mexico!

Licuado de fresa (strawberry) and chocolate

1.99

2.25

2.25

2.99

3.25

2.25

Hot Drinks

2.25

2.25

Chocolate Milk

**Consuming raw or under cooked meat, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Desayunos / Breakfast

Chilaquiles Verdes

Crispy corn tortilla strips cooked with onions and your choice of red or green tomatillo sauce.

7.99

Huevos Rancheros

2 fried eggs topped with a tomato-chili sauce or green chili.

7.99

Huevos Con Chorizo

2 eggs scrambled with Mexican sausage

7.99

Huevos Con Jamon

Ham & eggs.

7.99

Huveos Con Salchicha

Sausage and eggs.

7.99

Machaca Con Huevos

Scrambled eggs and shredded beef.

7.99

Omelet Ranchero

Chopped onions, tomatoes and pepper.

7.99

Pork Chops & Eggs

(2) Pork chops and two eggs any style

9.99

Steak & Eggs

T-bone and two eggs any style.

10.50

(3) Pancakes

6.99

Served with rice and beans. 10:00am - 2:00pm