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Food Menu

Primeros De Rico | Appetizers

Our twisted ancho chili-infused corn tortilla chips are homemade & hand-cut, but not spicy! That’s why we charge for the first round.

Need more? No Problema!

Make it BORRACHO with our signature organic barrel Azunia Reposado — sip it or splash it! (8)

Temecula Cornbread$6

Signature jalapeño cornbread soaked in agave butter.


Trio of Salsa & Chips$5

Rico de gallo, salsa verde & salsa roja served with twisted ancho chili-infused corn tortilla chips. 

Vegetarian | Gluten Free

Fresh Made Guacamole & Chips

Avocado, tomato, red onion, roasted garlic, jalapeño, lime, cilantro & chef’s secret seasonings served with twisted ancho chili infused corn tortilla chips.

$7 (half) | $13 (full)

Add jalapeño bacon (+$2) | Substitute fresh veggies (+$3)

Vegetarian | Gluten Free

Queso Fundido Fuego (Creamy Cheese Dip)$8

Oaxaca-Chihuahua cheese blend, fire roasted poblano, serrano & pasilla peppers, caramelized onion & tequila served with twisted chili-infused corn tortilla chips.

Substitute fresh veggies (+$3)

Taquitos Patata (Two Potato Taquitos)$8

Seasoned cheesy truffle smashed potatoes in a flour tortilla flash-fried & served with guacamole & sour cream.


Taquitos Dorados (Two Chicken Taquitos)$11

Negra Modelo-marinated smoky pulled chicken, Oaxaca-Chihuahua cheese blend, guacamole, Rico de gallo, Cotija cheese.

Tamale De Pollo (One Chicken Tamales)$6

Housemade corn masa, slow-roasted chicken, tequila-pickled onion, Salsa Roja & Verde, Rico de gallo, Rico crema, Cotija cheese.

"Mexcellent" Nachos$10

(Choice of Short Rib, Pork, Chicken or Fajita Ground Beef)

Twisted ancho chili-infused corn tortilla chips, Oaxaca-Chihuahua cheese blend, queso fundido, jalapeños, Rico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole

Gluten Free

Quesadilla De Pollo (Chicken Quesadilla)$13

Negra Modelo-marinated smoky pulled chicken, basil aioli, Oaxaca-Chihuahua cheese blend, caramelized onion with Rico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream.

Quesadilla De Camerónes (Shrimp Quesadilla)$15

Caribbean jerk shrimp, trinity of bell peppers, Oaxaca-Chihuahua cheese blend with tomatillo relish and sour cream

Empenada De Vaca (Two Beef Empanadas)$12

Slow-roasted boneless short rib & Oaxaca Chihuahua cheese blend in a puff pastry crust served on a bed of purple cabbage drizzled with chimichurri, Cotija cheese.

Empanada De Langosta (Two Lobster & Shrimp Empanadas)$13

Lobster & shrimp infused with Brie, roasted sweet corn & poblano peppers in a puff pastry crust served with pineapple-mango salsa & pineapple crema.

Ceviche De SandÍa (Watermelon Ceviche)$15

Sweet heat gulf grouper & shrimp cooked with fresh citrus juices, watermelon, mango, jalapeño, pineapple, radish, red onion, jicama & passion-fruit habanero-ginger sauce with crunchy plantain tostada chips.

Gluten Free

Sopa | Ensaladas | Tazones

Soup | Salads | Bowls

Caldo Tlalpeño (House Soup)

Our version of the famous General Santa Anna that had this soup made to cure his hangover! Chicken, carrots, chickpeas, chayote, garlic, onion, tomatoes, seasoned with chipotle chilies topped with Cotija cheese, jalapeño cornbread croûtons.

$4 (cup) | $7 (bowl)

Gringa César (Caesar Salad)$8

Romaine-kale blend, Inca pepper drops, roasted pepitas, Cotija cheese, smoky César dressing, jalapeño cornbread croûtons.

Add Fajita Chicken $4, Steak $6, Shrimp $6


Ensalada De Maíz (Corn Salad)$8

Roasted sweet corn, shredded lettuce, red onion, Inca pepper drops, jalapeño, cilantro, avocado, lime, Cotija cheese, Rico crema.

Vegetarian | Gluten Free

La Cartagena (Steak Bowl)$15

Seared NY Strip steak atop house dirty rice, black beans, jalapeños and radishes with Rico de gallo.

Diosa Verde (Green Goddess Veggie Bowl)$13

Warm cauliflower, jicima, grape tomatoes, wilted kale, Rico de gallo, toasted pepitas, olive oil, and herbs.

Vegetarian | Gluten Free | Keto Friendly

Santana (Taco Salad)$15

(Choice of Short Rib, Pork, Chicken or Fajita Ground Beef)

Shredded lettuce, purple cabbage, dirty rice, black beans, Cotija cheese, Rico de gallo, Rico crema, cherry-chipotle sauce, guacamole, sour cream & cilantro served in a crispy tortilla bowl.

Chef Scott's Twisted Tacos

Tacos ala carta

All SINGLE tacos served on a charred flour tortilla.
Corn Tortillas available by request.

Make it a Platter- Mix & Match two or more from the a la carte section, enjoy house dirty rice & beans.

Ojai (Chicken)$5

Negra Modelo-marinated smoky pulled chicken, shredded lettuce, guacamole, radish, jalapeño, Cotija cheese.

Santiago (Pork)$5

Slow-roasted pork, purple cabbage, pineapple-mango salsa, tequila pickled onion, cilantro, radish, jalapeño, Cotija cheese.

Guacho (Ground Beef)$5

Caramelized onions, trinity of bell peppers, lettuce, ground short rib beef, Rico Crema, Avocado jalapeno crema, radish, jalapeño, Cotija cheese.

Anacapa (Short Rib)$6

Slow-roasted boneless short rib, Rico de gallo, purple cabbage, spicy mezcal-chipotle plum BBQ sauce, radish, jalapeño, Cotija cheese.

Tacos Especializados

Two Tacos served with house dirty rice & beans

Bandolera (Buffalo Cauliflower)$10

Crispy buffalo-style cauliflower, purple cabbage, pickled bell pepper & carrot trio, scallions, blue cheese, Rico crema.


Fajita (Chicken)$12

Seared marinated chicken medallions, shredded lettuce, salsa roja, radish, jalapeño, sour cream, guacamole.

El Toro (Steak)$14

NY Strip steak, cherry-chipotle sauce, radish, scallions, shredded lettuce, Cotija cheese, jalapeño, onion frizzles.

La Jolla (Mahi Mahi)$13

Seared mahi-mahi, purple cabbage, tequila-pickled onion, Inca pepper drops, avocado-jalapeño crema.

La Playa (Grouper)$18

Blackened gulf grouper, shredded lettuce, Mexican coleslaw with purple cabbage, pineapple, Spanish & red onions, jalapeño, radish, cilantro, chipotle ranch aioli.

El Capitan (Shrimp)$13

Caribbean jerk shrimp, purple cabbage, jalapeño, pineapple-mango salsa, drizzled with black garlic glaze.

Lani Thai (Calamari)$13

Corn-crusted calamari, pickled bell pepper & carrot trio, purple cabbage, Inca pepper drops, sweet-spicy Thai chili sauce.

Banzai (Ahi Tuna)$14

Seared ahi tuna, red cabbage, pineapple, pickled onion & ginger medley, saki-wasabi cream sauce, tuxedo sesame seeds.

El Chupacabra (Surf & Turf)$20

NY Strip steak, lobster & shrimp infused with sherry, Brie & Mexican cream, shredded lettuce, caramelized onions, Inca pepper drops, jalapeno, radish, cilantro.


Hand Helds

Chido Burrito$14

(Choice of Short Rib, Pork, Chicken or Fajita Ground Beef)

Grilled flour tortilla filled with choice of meat, shredded lettuce, guacamole, Rico de gallo, Rico crema & jalapeño served with dirty rice & borracho black beans.

El Macho Burger (House Burger) $15

Short rib brisket blend burger with lettuce, tequila-pickled onions, jalapeño bacon, guacamole, fresh jalapeño & Cotija cheese on a toasted torta roll with Rico crema and yucca fries.

Mexican "Philly" Steak Torta$16

NY Strip steak, bell pepper trio, caramelized onion, lettuce, guacamole, Oaxaca-Chihuahua cheese blend, Cotija cheese on a toasted torta roll with Rico crema and yucca fries.

Especialalides De Rico

House Specials

Enchilada De Katrina (Two Chicken Enchiladas) $14

Negra Modelo-marinated smoky pulled chicken, twisted chili-infused tortillas, Oaxaca-Chihuahua cheese blend & salsa verde served with dirty rice & borracho black beans, Cotija cheese.

Enchilada De Raoul (Two Lobster & Shrimp Enchiladas)$18

Lobster & shrimp infused with Brie, roasted sweet corn & poblano peppers in corn tortillas, salsa roja & Cotija cheese served with dirty rice & borracho black beans.

El Chapparal$16

(Yucca Fries with Choice of Short Rib, Pork, Chicken or Fajita Ground Beef)

Served over yucca fries topped with creamy queso sauce, scallions & avocado-jalapeño crema. This is the ultimate comfort food!

Keto Diet? Substitute the Yucca fries for our Rainbow Cauliflower!

Pasta Corralejo$16

Corralejo tequila-lime-marinated chicken breast medallions, red & yellow onions, jalapeño sautéed in chipotle cream sauce over jumbo rigatoni, cilantro, Cotija cheese.

Baja Chicken $16

Grilled Caribbean spiced boneless chicken topped with tropical blueberry salsa & wilted kale drizzled with habanero-ginger sauce.

Gluten Free

Lados | Sides

Sour Cream $1

Salsa $2

Plantain Chips$3

Dirty Rice$3

Borrocho Black Beans$3

Guacamole $4

Buffalo Cauliflower$5

Street Corn Succotash$5

Wilted Kale$5

Yucca Fries$5

Before you place your order please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.