Appetizers

 

Combo-Cortez  $13.79

Combination platter of appetizers, chicken fingers, 2 tamales, 2 quesadillas, 2 flautas (chicken), sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and cheese sprinkled on top

 

Botana Suprema  $13.75 chicken; $15.75 steak

Choice of steak or chicken pounded out round, sandwiched in between 2 flour tortillas, cut in pieces and served with sour cream and guacamole

 

Nachos  $6.59

Flat fried tortillas covered with beans, cheese, guacamole and jalapeños. With beef, chicken, pork

or chorizo ~ $7.99; With steak - $8.35

 

Chicken Fingers  $7.69

Tender battered chicken strips served with a hot sauce and fries

 

Quesadillas Pacifico  $9.39

Flour tortillas filled with Mexican cheese, chiles poblanos, chile moron, and grilled shrimp, served with sour cream and slices of avocados

 

Guacamole  market price

 

Alas Hot Chicken Wings  $8.29

 

Queso Fundido  $9.39

Melted cheese with fried Mexican sausage

 

 

Soups

 

Caldo de Res  $6.69

Hearty beef soup with chunks of tender beef and fresh vegetables in a savory beef broth.

 

Caldo Xotchil  $6.69

Chicken soup in a spicy green sauce with a little rice.

 

Menudo  $7.19

Our slow-simmered tripe soup is a true Mexican tradition. (We’ll add hominy to the soup upon request).

 

 

Salads

 

Grilled Chicken Salad  $8.89

Crisp lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers with tender chunks of chicken grilled with onions and green peppers, served over rice, sprinkled with cheese.

 

Taco Salad  $8.89

A flour tortilla fried and filled with your choice of seasoned beef or chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole and cheddar cheese. With steak ~ $9.99

 

Garden Salad  $3.89; With avocado ~ $4.99

 

 

Vegetarian

 

Veggie Fajitas  $13.69

A sizzling mix of carrots, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions and mushrooms served with rice, lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole.

 

Veggie Burrito Supremo  $10.19

Nine-inch burrito stuffed with grilled bell pepper, tomatoes, onions and mushrooms with guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, lettuce and cheese. Served with rice and beans. Topped with suizo sauce and cheese ~ $11.29

 

Chiles Rellenos  $14.29

Two cheese-stuffed peppers served with Mexican rice and refried beans.

 

Guacamole Tostada  $9.39

Three flat tortillas topped with guacamole, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese. Includes rice & beans.

 

Veggie Quesadillas  $10.79

Three tortillas filled with cheese, grilled tomato, onion, bell pepper and mushrooms. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.

 

Molletes  $7.69

Two pieces of bread topped with grilled onions, peppers (mild or hot), tomatoes and melted cheese.

 

 

Chicken

 

Pollo Carbon  $13.29

Strips of chicken breast marinated in two types of sauce, grilled and served over rice with sour cream, guacamole and a small dinner salad.

 

Pollo Estrella  $14.39

Chicken breast pounded out and topped with melted cheese, covered with molcajete sauce, served with rice.

 

Milanesa de Pollo  $11.59

Breaded chicken breast served with rice, beans and fries. With melted cheese - 12.15

 

Chicken Fajita Dinner  $14.29

Chicken breast chunks seasoned and sizzled up with onions and green peppers, served with refried beans, pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole

 

Pollo Rojo  $13.29

Pieces of tender chicken breast sautéed in a red sauce and mixed with cubed potatoes and onions, served with a side of rice, pico de gallo and avocado slices

 

Pollo en Mole  $11.09

Chicken thigh served in mole sauce with rice

 

Whisky Chicken  $14.29

Tender pieces of chicken grilled with bacon, chiles poblano, onions, tomatoes, served with rice, beans, slices of avocado, and cheese sprinkled on top

 

 

Meat

 

Ricky’s Especial  $18.09

Incredibly tender 8-oz. filet mignon cut into delicious chunks and topped with bacon, delivered to your table on a sizzling skillet with grilled onions and refried chorizo beans with melted cheese.

 

Steak Laredo  $18.59

Broiled strip steak with sautéed onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, bell peppers and a special sauce. Served with refried beans

 

Steak Cortez  $17.59

New York strip steak served with beans, cubed potatoes and side salad

 

Puntillas  $14.95 steak or chicken; $16.95 shrimp

Your choice of skirt steak, chicken or shrimp with onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, hot banana peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers and chorizo. Served with rice and beans

 

Filete Estrella  $16.49

PThin pounded tenderloin topped with melted cheese and covered in green salsa, served with refried beans

 

Steak Tampiquena  $13.69

A flavorful tradition! Tender skirt steak, a cheese Mexican enchilada and a cheese quesadilla served with fries and a touch of guacamole

 

Steak Fajita Dinner $15.49

Chunks of tender steak seasoned and sizzled up with onions and green peppers. Served with beans, pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole

 

Carne Asada  $13.89

Skirt steak served with rice and beans; Suizo (melted cheese) ~ 14.99

 

Milanesa de Res  $12.09

Breaded steak served with rice and beans; Suizo (melted cheese) ~ 13.29

 

Bistec a la Mexicana $13.29

Succulent chunks of skirt steak simmered in a Mexican sauce, served with rice and beans; Suizo (melted cheese) ~ 14.29

 

 

Seafood

 

Camarones Vallarta  $18.09

Shrimp lightly breaded, seasoned with wine, served on a bed of white rice with your choice of Mexican bread or tortillas

 

Camarones Diablos Deluxe  $18.19

Shrimp simmered in our spicy pico de gallo sauce with bacon, served on a bed of white rice with onions and avocado slices on the side, with your choice of Mexican bread or tortillas

 

Shrimp Fajita  $17.59

Grilled shrimp with onions and bell peppers sizzled on a skillet, served with rice, sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo on the side

 

Tilapia a la Vizcaina  $16.49

Flaky fillet of tilapia lightly breaded and fried, served with white rice and corn medley

with viscaina sauce on the side

 

Huachinango  - market price

(Prep. time is 45–60 minutes) Whole red snapper, pan-fried and served your way: Viscaina-style with onions, tomatoes and jalapeños simmered in a special sauce – or – Mojo de Ajo In fresh garlic butter

 

Camarones Ajillo  $18.19

Shrimp sautéed in garlic and wine, served with white rice and choice of Mexican bread or tortillas

 

Camarones Empanizados  $17.59

Breaded shrimp served with rice, lettuce, pico de gallo and barbeque sauce

 

Tostada de Ceviche  $5.49

Shrimp finely chopped on a hard shell tortilla topped with pico de gallo, sour cream and diced avocados. Makes a great starter or add-on!

 

Cocktel de Camaron  $10.49

Succulent shrimp in your choice of a cocktail sauce or our pico de gallo sauce

 

Chimichangas Marinara $11.79

A blend of shrimp and crab meat in a flour tortilla, fried and served with a side order of rice and avocado slices

 

 

Specialties

 

Steak Campesino  $18.09

New York strip steak simmered in a special sauce, topped with carrots (mushrooms upon request) and served with rice and refried beans

 

Parrillada  $16.59

Tender skirt steak served with zesty chorizo, grilled jalapeños and onions

 

Cook’s Especial  $14.99

Chunks of steak with slices of poblano peppers, covered with melted cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream on the side. Served with beans and rice

 

Manny  $15.99

Grilled chicken breast smothered in poblano peppers, onions and tomato sauce served on a bed of rice with three slices of avocado

 

Enchilada Aguascalientes $12.79

A tender breast of chicken dipped in red sauce, three Mexican cheese enchiladas and red cubed potato sprinkled with cheese

 

Chimichangas  $11.09

Your choice of seasoned shredded beef or chicken rolled in flour tortillas, fried, covered with tomatoes, lettuce, sour cream and guacamole. Served with a side order of rice

 

Tamale Dinner  $8.29

Two pork tamales in the husk, served with rice and beans

 

Tamales Cortez  $8.89

Two pork tamales without the husk, topped with sour cream and hot sauce, smothered with melted cheese and served with a side of rice

 

 

Combinations

 

Fajita Mix  $21.19 (Combo of any three)

Choose your own combination of steak, chicken and/or shrimp. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and guacamole. Combo of any two ~ 19.09

 

Plato Cortez  $10.79

A flour taco, enchilada suiza and tostada suiza, all made with your choice of beef, chicken or pork. Served with rice and beans; With steak ~ 11.89

 

Combinacion Nortena $15.49

Tender 4-oz. filet mignon served with a cheese-stuffed pepper, rice, beans and a touch of guacamole

 

Plato Mexicano  $10.19

One corn beef taco, one cheese Mexican enchilada, one bean tostada, served with rice and beans

 

Vallarta Special $17.59

Surf and turf the Mexican way! Garlic beef tenderloin with shrimp served with papas ajillo and white rice

 

 

Tostadas

 

Tostada Dinner  $9.39

Three of a kind flat tortillas layered with beans, then covered with your choice of beef, chicken or pork. Topped with lettuce, tomatoes and a sprinkle of cheese. Served with rice and beans; With steak ~ 10.49

 

Specialty Tostadas  $10.49

Three of a kinds crispy flat tortillas covered with your choice of beef, chicken or pork, topped with your choice of sauce and melted cheese. Served with rice and beans; With steak ~ 11.49

 

sauce options:

Suiza - tomato base sauce

Queretana - special cream sauce

Poblano - a sweet, dark brown and spicy mole sauce

Mexicana - traditional red sauce

Verde - green tomatillo sauce

 

 

Flautas

 

Flauta Dinner  $9.39

Three of a kind corn tortillas (hard or soft) rolled up and filled with choice of beef, chicken or pork. Includes guacamole and sour cream on the side. Served with rice

and beans; With steak ~ 10.49

 

San Marcos Dinner  $9.39

Three of a kind corn tortillas rolled up and fried, filled with your

choice of beef, chicken or potato and covered with cabbage, cheese, sour

cream and red sauce. Served with rice and beans; With steak ~ 10.49t

 

 

Tacos

 

Taco Dinner  $8.89

Three of a kind corn or flour tortillas filled with your choice of beef, chicken, or pork, served with rice and beans

 

Steak Taco Dinner  $9.99

Three corn or flour tortillas filled with tender steak and served with lettuce, tomatoes and cheese

 

Tilapia Taco Dinner  $9.99

Two corn or flour tortillas filled with grilled or breaded tilapia, garnished with lettuce, tomatoes and cheese. Served with rice and beans

 

Pastor  $3.19

Marinated pork taco served with cilantro, onions and green sauce

 

Cortez  $2.79

Chicken, sour cream, guacamole and green sauce mixed together and rolled in two corn tortillas

 

Shrimp Taco  $3.50

Grilled shrimp with lettuce, tomatoes and cheese on a corn or flour shell

 

Norteno  $2.79

Breaded steak served on a flour tortilla with sour cream and avocado slice

 

Ranchero  $3.19

Marinated steak taco with cilantro, onions and green sauce

 

Sombrero  $3.29

Your choice: tender pieces of sautéed steak or chicken grilled with onions, cilantro, bacon and three different types of sauce, all piled on a corn tortilla

 

Picudo  $3.29

Tender chicken breast chunks grilled with tomato, onion and jalapeño pepperst

 

 

Enchiladas

 

Enchiladas Dinner  $9.99

Three corn tortillas rolled and filled with your choice of one of the following: cheese, ground beef, chicken or pork, topped with your choice of sauce and served with rice and beans; With steak ~ 11.09

 

Cortez Enchiladas Dinner  $9.99

Three red enchiladas filled with cheese, Mexican sausage and potato, sprinkled with more cheese and served with sour cream, rice and beans on the side

 

 

Burritos

 

Burrito Dinner  $5.99

Flour tortilla rolled and filled with lettuce, tomatoes and your choice of beef, chicken or pork. Served with rice and beans; Suizo (with red sauce and melted cheese) ~ 6.69 With steak ~ 7.69 Steak Suizo (with red sauce and melted cheese) ~ 8.29

 

Supremo Dinner  $9.89

Choice of beef, chicken or pork with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, cheese, sour cream and guacamole in a nine-inch flour tortilla. Served with rice and beans; Suizo (with red sauce and melted cheese) ~ 10.99 With steak ~ 10.99 Steak Suizo (with red sauce and melted cheese) ~ 11.99

 

Mini-Burrito  $2.29

Choice of steak or chicken cooked with bacon and rolled up with sour cream, hot sauce and cheese in a flour tortilla

 

 

Quesadillas

 

Quesadilla Dinner  $9.89

Three of a kind tortillas (flour or corn) filled with your choice of beef, chickenor pork and plenty of cheese, served with sour cream, rice and beans. With steak ~ 10.49   With cheese only ~ 9.39

 

 

Mexican Sandwiches

 

Molletes con Carne  $9.39

Grilled onions, tomatoes, peppers (mild or hot) and melted cheese over bread

with choice of steak, beef or chicken. (No garnish included)

 

Pollo  $6.39

Grilled, shredded or breaded chicken

 

Pastor  $7.19

Seasoned pork

 

Carne Asada  $6.69

Steak

 

Milanesa  $6.69

Breaded steak

 

Carnitas  $6.39

Pork

 

Chorizo  $6.29

Sausage

 

Jamon  $7.19

Ham

 

Torta Club  $7.69

Stacked with ham, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, avocado, cheese, and sour cream. Served with fries. (No other garnish included)

 

 

Sides

 

Individual Tortillas  $ .69

Papas (french fries)  $2.89

Rice  $ 1.79

Beans  $ 1.79

Rice & Beans  $ 2.99

Sour Cream  $ 1.79

Beans with Chorizo  $ 3.39

Frijoles Borrachos (drunken beans)  $4.49

Tamal (pork)  $2.79

Jalapenos  $1.79

Papas Mexicanas  $3.69

Cubed potatoes in sauce sprinkled with cheese, served with avocado

Papas Ajillos (Garlic potatoes)  $3.89

Papas Ags  $2.89

Cubed potatoes in traditional Mexican red sauce and cheese

Pan Ajillo (garlic bread)  $1.79

Pico de Gallo  $2.79

Cubed potatoes in traditional Mexican red sauce and cheese

Cebollitas  $1.79

Salsa  $1.79

Suiza, verde, queretana, poblano, or ranchero

 

 

Desserts

 

Bunuelos  $4.59

Golden crispy sweet strips of pastry served with chocolate syrup and strawberry dipping sauce

 

Mexi-Chango  $5.49

Fried tortilla stuffed with cream cheese. Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and sprinkled with choice of strawberry or chocolate syrup

 

Flan  4.99

Creme caramel custard

 

Fried Ice Cream  4.99

 

 

Breakfast

Available every day until 2:00 p.m. After 2:00 p.m, add $2.00

 

Chilaquiles  $5.99

Eggs scrambled with corn tortillas, tomatoes, onions and peppers, served with beans; Suizo (melted Cheese  ~ 7.09

 

Huevos con Chorizo  $6.69

Scrambled eggs with Mexican sausage, served with beans

 

Huevos a la Mexican  $5.99

Scrambled eggs with onions, tomatoes and peppers, served with beans

 

Huevos Rancheros  $5.99

Eggs over easy, covered with ranchero sauce and served with beans

 

Huevos Paula  $6.89

Mexican cheese omelette covered with green sauce, served with beans; Con chorizo With Mexican sausage ~ 6.69

 

Breakfast Tacos  $6.79

Two flour or corn tortillas filled with eggs and chorizo, served with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and a side order of rice and beans

 

Chorizo Breakfast Burrito  $4.25

Stuffed with eggs and chorizo

 

Mexican Breakfast Burrito  $4.25

Stuffed with eggs a la Mexican

 

One Scrambled Egg  $1.29

 

Kids Menu

For children 12 years and under. Available until 2:00 p.m. After 2:00 p.m, add $2.00.

Refried beans or Mexican rice may be substituted for French fries.

 

1. Kid’s Tacos  $4.49

Two meat and cheese tacos served with rice and beans

 

2. Kid’s Burrito  $4.49

Meat and cheese burrito served with rice and beans

 

3. Kid’s Nachos  $4.49

Bean and cheese nachos

 

4. Chicken Fingers  $4.49

Served with fries

 

5. Kid’s Quesadillas  $4.49

Two cheese quesadillas (made with corn or flour tortillas) served with rice and beans

 

6. Kid’s Grilled Steak  $7.69

Chunks of grilled steak served with salad and Mexican rice

 

7. Kid’s Grilled Chicken  $6.69

Chunks of grilled chicken breast with salad and Mexican rice

El Cortez Restaurant   Country Club Hills, Mokena, and Bradley, IL

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