Menu: Brunch at La Palapa


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GUACAMOLE  y  TOTOPOS  pico de gallo, guacamole, housemade spiced corn chip 
SOPA de la CASA: POZOLE  ROJO  hominy corn and chicken in a chile guajillo broth accompanied by avocado, radishes, oregano and fresh lime
CALAMARES FRITOS crisped calamari with guacamole~tomatillo dipping salsa
SALSA y TOTOPOS  pico de gallo salsa spiced blue ~yellow corn chips 
TAMAL de RAJAS con QUESO COTIJA AÑEJO y PIPIÁN VERDE  corn masa baked with chile poblano and cotija cheese in toasted green pumpkin seed and tomatillo pipián
SETAS a la DIABLA  portobello mushrooms in a “devlish” spicy salsa of ancho and pasilla chiles with a basket of warm corn tortillas…great to share!
ELOTE del MERCADO market style corn on the cob with lime, mayo, chile piquín and queso cotija 
CREPAS DE HUITLACOCHE  raditional dish of huitlacoche “corn mushroom” folded into crepes with poblano crema and baked with queso chihuahua
JÍCAMA PICANTE  market style crisp jícama seasoned with chile piquín, lime and salt
TAMAL de VAGRE traditional pre-columbian spiced catfish and nopal cactus baked in a cornhusk with fresh epazote leaves and chile jalapeño
TAQUITOS de PAPA con SALSA DE CHILE DE ARBOL crisped corn tortillas filled with potato and chile poblano with mexican crema, chile de árbol salsa, guacamole
CHALUPAS con CHORIZO “little boats” of corn masa with housemade chorizo, guacamole, black beans, queso fresco and crema ** vegetarian at your request** 
QUESO FUNDIDO con RAJAS POBLANAS mexican “fondue” of baked queso chihuahua with vegetarian roasted poblano chiles served with warm tortillas…great to share!
QUESO FUNDIDO con CHORIZO CASERO mexican “fondues” of baked queso chihuahua with housemade spicy guajillo pork chorizo served with warm tortillas…great to share! 
PLÁTANOS con CREMA sweet plantains with crema and housemade queso fresco


invented by Cesar Cardini in Tijuana, Mexico ~ crisp romaine hearts, toasted pine nuts queso añejo,
anchovy and spiced croutons tossed with lime~anchovy dressing ~ add grilled shrimp or chicken ~ add grilled steak 

romaine hearts, avocado, red beets, queso fresco, dried cranberries, toasted pine nuts in roasted cumin and lime dressing

grilled cactus and radish salad with mixed greens dressed with fresh lime juice and homemade natural queso fresco
salad of hearts of palm, avocado, tomatoes seasoned croutons, mixed greens with fresh oregano vinaigrette 8.95 

** Many of our authentic Mexican dishes are vegetarian and/or vegan ~ please ask your server **

mexico city style tacos & quesadillas

traditional tacos, soft corn tortillas

grilled flour tortillas with La Palapa’s three cheeses
homemade queso fresco, cotija añejo and monterrey jack cheese

QUESADILLA SENCILLA simply the best ~ housemade queso fresco, cotija añejo ~ monterrey jack cheese

AL PASTOR de PORK roasted pineapple~ chile rubbed pork
TINGA de POLLO  chile chipotle barbecued chicken
BISTEC char-grilled marinated skirt steak
CHORIZO homemade chile guajillo sausage
CAMARONES shrimp with poblano
HONGOS mushrooms with garlic and epazote
RAJITAS POBLANAS roasted chile poblano and sweet onion
ESQUITES DE ELOTE Y EPAZOTE corn sauteed with epazote 

* All menu prices are subject to change without notice.

eggs & breakfast 

egg whites only to any egg dish add 1.50

PAN FRANCES ESTILO TORREJAS mexican style french toast ~ bolillo mexican bread in a vanilla batter~with piloncillo~cinnamon syrup and sliced bananas
HUEVOS A LA MEXICANA eggs scrambled with tomato, onion, jalapeno and guacamole, black beans with homemade queso fresco and warm corn tortillas
HUEVOS RANCHEROS CON SALSA VERDE two eggs atop crisp corn tortillas with black beans, green tomatillo salsa, crema, queso fresco and guacamole
OMELET DE CHORIZO omelet of home made chile guajillo spiked chorizo and monterrey jack cheese topped with salsa de chile de arbol, served with papas poblanas and warm corn tortillas
OMELET DE RAJAS POBLANAS omelet of chile poblano, sweet onion and monterrey jack cheese topped with crema de poblanos served with papas poblanas and warm corn tortillas 
BISTEC CON HUEVOS grilled tequila marinated skirt steak and two eggs any style with roasted poblano rajas and papas pablanas and guacamole
CHILAQUILES VERDES corn tortilla casserole smothered in green tomatillo salsa, sweet onion, epazote, crema and queso fresco ~ add grilled chicken or two eggs ~ add grilled steak and eggs 
HUEVOS EN CHALUPAS CON CHORIZO Y CREMA DE CHILE POBLANO “little boats” of corn  masa topped with chile guajillo chorizo, poached eggs and poblano crema with papas poblanas
HUEVOS TAPATÍOS traditional in the style of Guadalajara, two eggs any style with a fresh tomatillo salsa accompanied by homemade spicy chorizo, grilled cactus, cebolla en escabeche~ pickled red onions, guacamole and corn tortillas
HUEVOS MOTULEÑOS a Yucatecan specialty, two eggs atop crisp corn tortillas in a sauce of fresh sweet peas, smoked ham and charred tomato with pinto beans, sweet plantains, queso fresco and crema 

sandwiches and house specialties

MOLLETES  vegetarian pinto bean sandwich, housemade queso fresco, monterrey jack cheese, pico de gallo ~ with mixed greens in fresh oregano vinaigrette — add homemade chile guajillo chorizo

TORTA de POLLO grilled chicken breast sandwich with melted monterrey jack cheese pico de gallo and guacamole ~ choice of arroz y frijoles or chile dusted papas fritas

PEPITO grilled tequila~lime marinated skirt steak sandwich with avocado, lettuce, tomato, pickled jalapeño and smoky chipotle crema ~ choice of arroz y frijoles or chile dusted papas fritas

TORTA DE PESCADO crisped tilapia filet with a fresh lime-crema, yucatecan style salsa xnipec of pickled red onion and chile habanero and lettuce ~ choice of arroz y frijoles or chile dusted papas fritas

ENCHILADAS de POLLO VERDES o MOLE ROJO chicken enchiladas with queso fresco crema and sweet onion in a choice of tomatillo green salsa or a morelos style red mole

ENCHILADAS de HONGOS VERDES o MOLE ROJO vegetarian enchiladas of mushroom with queso fresco, crema and onion in a choice of tomatillo green salsa or morelos style red mole

CAMARONES al MOJO DE AJO shrimp with golden garlic cloves, red rice and black beans

CHILE RELLENO roasted poblano chile stuffed with queso fresco and queso cotija añejo lightly battered in a spiced tomato sauce with red tomato rice and black beans

ARRACHERA AL TEQUILA CON JALAPEÑOS TORREADOS grilled choice cut skirt steak marinated in lime and tequila, roasted onions and jalapeños, red tomato rice and pinto beans

PECHUGA DE POLLO A LA PARRILLA CON CREMA DE POBLANA Y ESQUITES grilled chicken with poblano crema and fresh corn kernels served with red tomato rice and black beans

brunch sides

PAN DE ELOTE basket of freshly baked cornbread mini~muffins sweet corn kernels and chile poblano ~ smoky chile chipotle honey
PAPAS POBLANAS new potatoes with chile poblano and sweet onion