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Dining Menu | Plancha Grill Menu | Beverage Menu

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Midweek Lunch Menu
Happy Hour Menu
Brunch Menu
Brunch Beverage Menu
Brunch Plancha Menu
Online Takeout Menu
Catering Menu


aperitivos

Chips y Salsa 3
Corn Tortilla Chips and Salsa Frita. Add Chicharrones (1)

Clasico Guacamole 11
Hass Avocado, Lime, White Onion, Serrano Chiles, Cilantro and Tortilla Chips

Choriqueso Verde 15
Green Chorizo, Poblano Suiza, Tres Quesos, Avocado y Chile Toreado Salsa, Spring Onion, Serrano Chiles and Flour Tortillas

Nachos 13
Fresh Tortilla Chips, Poblano Suiza, Tres Quesos, Refried Pinto Beans and Pico de Gallo. Add Chicken (3), Al Pastor (4) or Steak (5)

Diablitos 17
Fire-Roasted Peel & Eat South Pacific Shrimp, Lime, Cotija Cheese and Volcano Salsa

Shrimp Ceviche 14
Citrus Marinated Shrimp, Cocktail Sauce, Avocado, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onion and Cilantro

Mexi Poke 16
Ahi Tuna, Tamari Soy Morita Dressing, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onion, Avocado and Sesame Seeds

Elote Asado 10
Grilled Sweet White Corn, Chile Morita Aioli, Cotija Cheese and Chile con Limon Powder

sopas

Pozole Rojo Cup 6 | Bowl 10
FRI, SAT and SUN ONLY – Hominy, Guajillo Chile Broth, Pulled Pork, Red Onion, Lettuce, Shaved Radish and Oregano

Fideo Cup 5 | Bowl 9
Toasted Noodles, Tomato broth, Avocado, Crema, Tortilla Strips and Queso Fresco. Add Chicken (3)

ensaladas

Caesar Salad 11
Chopped Romaine Lettuce, Spicy Caesar Dressing, Pico de Gallo and Parmesano Reggiano. Add Chicken (3), Shrimp (5) or Salmon (8)

Ensalada Clasica 10.50
Mixed Greens, Avocado, Tomatoes, Red Onion, Cucumbers, Queso Fresco, Toasted Pepita Seeds and Agave Lemon Vinaigrette. Add Chicken (3) or Shrimp (5)

para acompanar

Mexican Fried Rice 6
Grilled Vegetables 7
Refried Pinto Beans 5
Fingerling Potatoes 6
Volcano Salsa 2

postres

Flan 9
Caramel Baked Custard Flan, Berries and Hibiscus Dust

Tarta de Limon 11
Deconstructed Pie de Limon, Fresh Juiced Lime, Baked Galletas Maria crumbs, Cream Cheese and Raspberry Jam

S’mores Bread Pudding 13
Marshmallows, Mexican Chocolate, Baked Galletas Maria crumbs and “Some More” Roasted Marshmallows

chamacos (kids)

Served w/ Fried Rice & Refried Pinto Beans

Quesadilla 5
Flour Tortilla and Tres Quesos
Add Steak (3) or Chicken (2)

Bean and Cheese Burrito 5

Soft Taco 6
Steak or Chicken Served on a Flour Tortilla

tacos y quesadillas

Tacos

MAKE IT A PLATE: Choose Any Two of the Same Taco or Quesadilla. Comes with a Side of Refried Pinto Beans.

El Toro 6.50
Ranchero Steak, Avocado Toreado Salsa, Grilled Onions, Bell Peppers and a Blue Corn Tortilla

Don Chingon 6
Spit-Roasted Al Pastor Pork, Red Onion, Salsa Frita, Avocado Toreado Salsa, Chamoy, Micro Cilantro and Blue Corn Tortilla

Mayan 5.50
Grilled Achiote Marinated Chicken, Habanero Pickled Red Onions, Cilantro and a Blue Corn Tortilla

El Cochinito 8.50
Al Pastor, Chorizo Verde, Bacon, Chicharrones, Avocado, Tomatillo Salsa Cruda and a Blue Corn Tortilla

El Dorado 6.50
Chile Rubbed Mahi Mahi, Chamoy, Mexislaw, Chile Peanuts, Chile Morita Aioli and a Blue Corn Tortilla

The Relleno 5.50
Roasted Anaheim Chile, Tatuma Squash, Corn, Sweet Peppers, Tres Quesos, Salsa Verde, Cotija Cheese and a Blue Corn Tortilla

Felipe 9.50
Ribeye Filet Marinated in Garlic, Poblano Chiles, Onions, Oyster Mushrooms, Tres Quesos, Tomatillo Salsa Cruda and a Blue Corn Tortilla

Volcano 9
Ranchero Steak, Agave Glazed Shrimp, Tres Quesos, Serrano Chiles, Blue Corn and Flour Tortilla, Habanero Pickled Red Onions, Queso Fresco, Volcano Salsa and Avocado Toreado Salsa

Quesadillas

All Quesadillas are Open Faced and Made with Flour Tortillas, Tres Quesos, Salsa Verde, Cilantro & Cotija Cheese

Queso 5
Carne 7
Al Pastor 6.50
Pollo 5.50
Shrimp 7
Rajas (Vegetables) 5.50

Alambres

Served with Flour Tortillas

Al Pastor 18
Spit-Roasted Pork, Tres Quesos, Bell Peppers, Onions, Avocado Toreado Salsa and Serrano Chiles

Carne 19
Filet Steak, Tres Quesos, Onions, Bell Peppers, Bacon, Avocado Toreado Salsa and Serrano Chiles

Pollo 17
Grilled Chicken, Tres Quesos, Onions, Bell Peppers, Bacon, Avocado Toreado Salsa and Serrano Chiles

Vegetal 16
Grilled Summer Squash, Broccolini, Bell Peppers, Onions, Tres Quesos, Avocado Toreado Salsa and Serrano Chiles

Camaron 20
Grilled Shrimp, Tres Quesos, Onions, Bell Peppers, Bacon, Avocado Toreado Salsa and Serrano Chiles

entradas

Crispy Carnitas Skillet 23
Seared Slow Cooked Pork, Pico de Gallo, Pickled Jalapeños, Refried Pinto Beans, Shaved Onion, Serrano Chiles and Corn Tortillas. Add Queso Frito (5)

Asada Skillet 23
Chicken or Steak, Roasted Poblanos, Grilled Onions, Fingerling Potatoes, Avocado Toreado Salsa, Cotija Cheese, Chile Morita Aioli, Refried Pinto Beans and Blue Corn Tortillas. Add Queso Frito (5)

Short Rib Estofado 34
Braised Short Rib, Guajillo Jus, Avocado Pico, Baby Carrots and Refried Beans and Blue Corn Tortillas

Agave Glazed Salmon 28
7oz Pan Seared Salmon, Mezcal Lemon Agave Glaze, Sweet Peppers, Onions, Summer Vegetables, Roasted Potatoes, Orange Segments and Chile Con Limon

Al Pastor Burrito 15
Spit-Roasted Pork, Flour Tortilla, Refried Pinto Beans, Tres Quesos, Mexican Fried Rice and Salsa Frita. Served With a Mixed Green Salad

Borracho Lamb Shank (Weekends Only) 24
Beer Braised Birria Lamb Shank, Guajillo Chile and Tomato Broth, Fingerling Potatoes and Spring Onions

Enfrijoladas de Camaron 24
Grilled Shrimp, Tres Quesos, Two Blue Corn Tortillas, Pinto Bean Sauce, Avocado, Sour Cream, Queso Fresco, Onions, Sesame Seeds and Mexican Fried Rice

Poblano Rajas 22
Poblano Chiles, White Wine Reduction Crema, Onions, Mushrooms, Corn, Serrano Chiles, Tres Quesos and Refried Pinto Beans. Served with Corn Tortillas

At Descanso Mexican Restaurant, we are committed to providing only fresh, high quality ingredients sourced from local farms. We do not cook with lard and we don’t believe in can openers. A majority of our menu is gluten free.


Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase risk of food-borne illness.

All Guest Checks Are Subject to a 3% Surcharge. This charge is not gratuity and is meant to cover increase in wages and Covid-19 related damages.


Plancha Menu

A Multi-Course Meal Served “A La Plancha”
Our Taquero Chef’s Cook Your Meal at Your Table
Served with Soup or Salad and Mexican Fried Rice

**Entree Price Below Represents The Entire Coursed Meal… Soup or Salad, Mexican Fried Rice and Entree.**

THE PLANCHA CONTAINS A ROTATING MENU AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

First Course

sopas

Fideo
Toasted Noodles, Tomato broth, Avocado, Crema, Tortilla Strips and Queso Fresco

ensalada

Caesar Salad
Chopped Romaine Lettuce, Spicy Caesar Dressing, Pico de Gallo and Parmesano Reggiano

Main Course

Served With Choice of Blue Corn or Flour Tortillas

Choose One of the Following Options:

Pork Loin 45
Center Cut Pork Loin Marinated Al Pastor Style, Summer Vegetables and Charred Cebollita Onions

Carne Asada 37
Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Poblanos, Cotija Cheese, White Onions, Fingerling Potatoes, Chile Morita Aioli and Avocado Toreado Salsa

Pollo Maya 36
Achiote Marinated Chicken Breast, Summer Vegetables, Cherry Tomatoes and Habanero Pickled Red Onion

Skirt Steak 48
8oz Skirt Steak, Garlic Citrus Marinade, Fingerling Potatoes, Charred Cebollita Onions and Grilled Serrano Chiles

Chile Rellenos 33
Two Roasted Chiles, Tatuma Squash, Corn, Sweet Pepper, Tres Quesos, Salsa Verde and Cotija Cheese

Salmon 44
7oz Seared Salmon, Summer Vegetables, Cherry Tomatoes, Sweet Peppers and Chile Con Limon

Al Pastor 35
Spit-Roasted Pork Prepared “Alambre” Style, Tres Quesos, Onions, Bell Peppers, Avocado Toreado Salsa and Serrano Chiles

Rajas Con Queso 31
Oyster Mushrooms, Tres Quesos, Roasted Bell Peppers, Onions, Corn, Serrano Chiles and Epazote Herbs. Add Queso Frito (5)

Chamacos

Kids Quesadilla 14
Add Steak (4) or Chicken (3)

Kids Taco 15
Steak Or Chicken

*Kids Meals Come With First Course and Mexican Fried Rice


Bebidas y Libaciones

margaritas especiales

El Descanso 11
Cuervo Tradicional Silver Tequila, Agave, Lime and Orange Make it a Cadillac (3) Or Make it Spicy (1)

Paloma 13
Traditional or Spicy. Don Julio Blanco Tequila, Fresno Chile Syrup or Simple Syrup, Lime, Grapefruit

Bad Hombre 13
Herradura Reposado Tequila, Pineapple, Serrano Chile, Agave, Lime, Salt & Pepper

Olvera Street 13
Pick Your Pepper: Tanteo Habanero, Jalapeño or Chipotle Tequila, Agave, Tangerine, Lime, Raspberry Shrub

Mi Corazón 13
Villa One Silver Tequila, Agave, Blood Orange, Pomegranate, Passionfruit, Lemon

Cucumber + Sal 13
Cucumber Infused El Tesoro Silver Tequila, Cilantro Syrup, Lime, Black Seasalt

Watermelonrita 13
Nosotros Blanco Tequila, Watermelon Water, Agave and Lime

Strawberry Lemonade 13
El Jimador Blanco Tequila, Strawberry Basil Shrub, Lemon

cocktails especiales

Spanglish Mule 13
Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit & Rose Vodka, Ginger Beer, Grapefruit Bitters

Límon Sour 13
Ford’s Gin, Earl Grey Tea Cordial, Lemon, Egg White

Zorro 14
Ilegal Joven Mezcal, Cointreau, Blackberry Thyme Cordial, Lime, Peychaud’s Bitters

Hibiscus Smash 12
Tito’s Vodka, Jamaica Flower Syrup, Mint, Lemon

El Mar 13
Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Malibu Coconut Rum, Blue Curaçao, Pineapple, Lemon, Lime and Grenadine

El Jefe 13
Makers Mark Bourbon, Amaro Liqueur, Aperol Liqueur and Lime

Sour de Jalisco 14
Cincoro Blanco Tequila, Egg White, Lemon, Agave Syrup & St. Germain

sangrias

Sangria Roja 14
Red Wine, House Select Brandy, Seasonal Fresh Fruit

Sangria Blanco 14
White Wine, Svedka Rosé, Rose Water Syrup, Lemon & Strawberry

cervezas botellas

Corona Extra, Pale Lager, Mexico 4.6% (Grupo Modelo) 6
Corona Light, Pale Lager, Mexico 3.7% (Grupo Modelo) 6
Pacifico, Pale Lager, Mexico 4.5% (Grupo Modelo) 6
Dos XX Amber, Vienna Lager, Mexico 4.7% (Cerveceria Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma) 6
Coors Light, Pale Lager, Colorado 4.2%, (Miller-Coors) 6
El Sully, Mexican-American Lager, San Leandro CA 4.8% (21st Amendment) 7
Ordeville, Hazy IPA, California 7.2% (Modern Times) 7
Negra Modelo, Munich Dunkel Lager, Mexico 5.4% (Grupo Modelo) 7
Sierra Nevada, American Pale Ale 5.6% (Sierra Nevada Brew Co) 7
Lagunitas, Indian Pale Ale, California 6.2% (Lagunitas Brewing Co) 7
Buckler, Non-Alcoholic, Netherlands (Heineken Nederland B.V) 5
White Claw Black Cherry, Hard Seltzer, Illinois 5.0% (Mark Anthony Brands) 7

draft cerveza

Four Rotating Draft Handles. Ask Your Bartender or Server for Available Options.

vinos de descanso

Bubbles:
Chandon Brut- Split 9
Chandon Rosé- Split 9
Louis Perdier Brut -France 30

Blancos:
Kim Crawford (Sauvignon Blanc) – NZ 11/40
San Simeon (Sauvignon Blanc) – Paso Robles 10/36
Bianchi (Pinot Grigio) – Santa Barbara 10/37
Napa Cellars (Chardonnay) – Napa 11/44
Sonoma Cutrer (Chardonnay) – Russian River 13/48
Ferrari Carano (Fume Blanc) – Sonoma 10/38
Hess Shirtail (Rosé) – California 9/31

Rojos:
Liberty School (Cabernet Sauvignon) – PR 9/32
Justin (Cabernet Sauvignon) – Paso Robles 14/54
Angeline (Pinot Noir) – Sonoma 8/29
Meiomi (Pinot Noir) – California 12/46
Coppola Directors Cut (Zin) – CA 10/38
Prisoner Unshackled (Red Blend) – Napa 12/42
Predator (Red Blend) – Lodi 10/37

Featured Tequilas

Silver/Reposado/Anejo
Herradura 11/12/13
Corralejo 9/10/11
Casamigos 11/13/14
Don Julio 11/12/13
Partida 11/13/15
Patron 11/12/13
Cazadores 9/10/12
Cincoro 13/19/24
El Tesoro 10/13/14
Teremana 11/13/X
Nosotros 10/11/X

Premium Tequilas

Don Julio 70 16
Don Julio 1942 29
Jose Cuervo Reserva De La Familia 28
Patron Extra Añejo 15
Gran Patron Platinum 27
Gran Patron Burdeos Añejo 99
Herradura Seleccion Suprema 73
Don Pilar Extra Añejo 34
Cazadores Cristalino 15
Partida Elegante Extra Añejo 74
El Tesoro Paradiso Extra Añejo 26
Alquima Extra Añejo 26
Clase Azul Reposado 27
Rey of Sol Extra Añejo 59

mezcals

Del Maguey – Chichicapa 13
Del Maguey – San Luis Rio 13
Del Maguey – Minero 20
Del Maguey Flight -All Shots 1oz 26
Casamigos 13
Ilegal – Joven 11
El Silencio 11
Nosotros 13

tequila flights

Comes with three 1oz shots. Silver, Reposado and Añejo.
Herradura 23
Partida 21
Cincoro 29

tequilas de la casa

Tanteo Jalapeño 10
Tanteo Habanero 10
Tanteo Chipotle 10
Jose Cuervo Tradicional 9
Hornitos 9
Milagro Silver 9
Villa One Silver 11
El Jimador 9

bebidas

Coca-Cola de Mexico (Bottle) 5
Agua Frescas 5
Seasonal Flavors (Please Inquire)
Fresh Brewed Ice Tea 3
Sole Sparkling Mineral Water 750ml 7
Sole Still Water 750ml 7
Fountain Drinks 3
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Soda, Tonic, Dr. Pepper, Fanta Orange, Lemonade
Q Ginger Beer 8
Hot Tea 5
Fresh Brewed Coffee 5