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Veracruz Cafe
Mesoamerican, Mayan, Huasteco & Aztec Cuisine
408 N. Bishop Ste. 107
Dallas, TX 75208
Phone: 214-948-4746
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Jarochitas, Cactus Salad of the Desert, Camarones Enchipatiados

Hours:

Mon-Fri: 11am - 2:30pm &
5pm - 10pm

Sat: 11am-10pm

Sun: 11am-9pm

Banquets / Private Dining

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Children's Menu
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QUESO DIP - Melted queso amarillo.  Small 5.95 ... Large 9.50
PICADITAS VERACRUZANAS- Two picaditas topped with red sauce, queso fresco, onion, and grilled shrimp, 7.50
BOTTLE CAPS - Twelve crispy slices of jalapeno hand-dipped in panko. Served with Queso Sauce. Great for sharing!  7.95

QUESO FUNDIDO TAMIAHUA - Monterrey cheese fondue with wild mushrooms and your choice of chorizo or chicken. Served on a hot sizzling plate and a side of tortillas, 9.95
QUESO COMPUESTO - Bowl of melted queso amarillo served with guacamole, pico de gallo, beef and sour cream. 9.95

PEDRO'S OSTIONES ALMENDRADAS - Six almond crusted oysters crisped to perfection. Just like Pedro's mom used to make. Served with Crema Totonaca.  9.95

JAROCHITAS - Sometimes called "Mexican Egg Rolls". Deep fried flour tortillas stuffed with cheese, chicken, and tart spinach. Served with Crema Huasteco.  9.95
GUACAMOLE DIP - 7.95
SIDE SAUCES - Choice of Huasteco Cream Sauce, Pipian, Crema Totonaca, Mole or Tomatillo. $2.50

 

Quesadillas

QUESADILLA DE QUESO - Flour tortilla stuffed with melted Monterrey cheese. Served with guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.  11.00
with spinach add 1.50  ...  with shredded chicken or shredded beef add 3.00
FAJITA QUESADILLAS - Quesadilla with your choice of beef, chicken or pork fajita. Served with guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.  14.50
SHRIMP QUESADILLA - Quesadilla with melted Monterrey cheese and juicy shrimp. Served with guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.  15.95
EMILIO'S QUESADILLA TOLTECA - Flour tortilla filled with Monterrey cheese, squash, mushrooms, onion, epazote, jalapeno and black beans.  13.95

Soups ~ Sopas

 

ROBERTO'S DESERT SOUP - A unique balance of cactus, squash, beans, hominy, corn, onions, chilies, cheese, cumin, epazote, tomato, and crispy corn chips.  Small 5.95  Large 12.95

SOPA DE ATLAHUA - Atlahua is the mythical Aztec god of fishermen and lakes. This Gulf of Mexico-style bouillabaisse combining fish, shrimp, calamari, scallops, and fresh vegetables is a fisherman's delight! Served with a side of rice.  Small 12.95   Large 16.95

 

 

CACTUS SALAD OF THE DESERT - A generous bed of baby greens, cactus, corn, tomato, and mango. Served withEpazote Vinaigrette on the side. 12.50 
With chicken, add 2.50   with shirmp, add 3.50

ENSALATA DE HUERTA - Garden Salad with baby greens, tomato, and queso fresco. Choice of homemade Huasteco dressing or Epazote Vinaigrette  5.95

BOCA DEL RIO - Baby greens, chicken breast, and shrimp. Choice of our homemade Huasteco dressing or Epazote Vinaigrette  15.95
DULCE Y VERDE SALAD - Fresh spinach, tomato, mango and pecans topped with queso fresco. Served with sweet Balsamic Vinaigrette  12.50
with grilled chicken add 3.00  ...   with shrimp add 4.00

 

 

Veracruz Cafe in Bishop Arts District in Dallas

 

PIPIAN - An ancient and exotic favorite throught Veracruz. A chicken breast grilled to perfection then topped with Pipian (pumpkin seed sauce with epazote). Served with rice, salad.  15.50

MIXIOTES DE POLLO - The Huastecan art of wrapping two pieces of marinated dark-meat chicken in banana leaves with a sauce made of holy tribal spices, guajillo and ancho chilles, and fresh herbs. Served with rice and black beans.  15.50

PECHUGA CATEMACO - Catemaco, Veracruz is known as "The City of Spiritual Healers". For ages, the tomato-based mushroom wine sauce (or "Potion") used on this grilled chicken breast has been thought to bring forth good luck and a healthy stomach. Served with rice and calabacitas.  15.50

POLLO CARNAVAL - A grilled chicken breast topped with queso fundido, mushrooms, and pickled jalapenos. Served with our delicious Mexican rice and a salad. Mucho Festive!  15.50

MAYAN CHICKEN BREAST - A breaded chicken breast marinated in Mayan spices. Served with Huesteco cream sauce, calabacitas, and papas olmecas.  15.50
JALAPA-STYLE CHICKEN CHILI RELLENO - Our chili relleno is made with marinated seeded jalapenos that have been lightly breaded and layered with shredded chicken, sour cream, queso fundido, and topped with pecans and raisins. Served with black beans and rice.  15.50

MOLE XIQUENO - The small town of Xico, Veracruz (pronounced "Hee-ko") has the reputation for creating the best moles ("mo-lay") in Mexico. We were delighted to read that our homemade Mole Xiqueno also received high marks by the local press. This exotic mole is served atop of a chicken breast and complemented with a side of mixed vegetables and rice.  16.50

 

 

CARNE TEXOLO - Sirloin Asado served with two chicken enchiladas topped with queso fresco, fried plantain, black beans   15.50

CARNE ASADA VERACRUZANA - Grilled sirloin topped with Salsa Roja de Veracruz. Served with chiliquiles, black beans, and garnish  15.50

CECINA - Marinated sirloin served with two gorditas stuffed with cheese, onion, black beans, and red sauce. Also served with rice and beans.  15.50

STEAK CARNAVAL - Sirloin asada topped with queso fundido, mushrooms escabeche, and pickled jalapenos. Served with our delicious Mexican rice and a salad. Muy Delicious!  15.50
For extra festivities, add grilled shrimp for $4.50
JALAPA-STYLE BEEF CHILI RELLENO - Jalapa, Veracruz, is where the jalapeno originated. Our chili relleno is made with lightly breaded seeded jalapenos layered with shredded beef, sour cream, queso funditio, and topped with pecans and raisins. Served with black beans and rice.  15.50

 

 

ADOBO DE PUERCO - Moist cubes of Pork topped with a thick spicy red sauce made of tomato, ancho and chili seco. Served with papas olmecas and black beans.  15.50

LOMO NORTENO - Pork loin marinated in Mayan spices and tomato sauce. Served with chiliquiles and black beans.  15.50

 

 

For ultimate freshness, our selection of the best and flakiest white fish available will change seasonally. Feel free to ask your waiter what the "Catch of the Day" is.

PESCADO ALMENDRADA - Almond-crusted white fish fillet served with papas olmecas, mixed vegetables, and Crema Totonaca.  17.50

CAMARONES ENCHIPOTLADOS O VERDES - Eight grilled shrimp topped with chipotle sauce or verde (green) sauce. Served with rice, calabacitas, and garnish.  17.50
SHRIMP FAJITAS - Served with black beans, rice, cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and tortillas.  17.50

PESCADO XANATH - Fresh white fish fillet stuffed with shrimp and crab. Served with two cheese enchiladas, black beans, and Crema Totonaca.  17.50

LA VERCRUZANA - Pan-seared white fish fillet topped with Salsa Roja de Veracruz. Served with rice and mixed vegetables.  17.50
SCALLOPS AND SHRIMP CATEMACO - Pan-seared scallops and shrimp topped with a zesty tomato-based mushroom wine sauce. Served with our delicious Mexican rice and calabacitas.  17.50

 

 

ENCHILADAS SUIZAS - Two blue corn enchiladas stuffed with shredded chicken. Topped with Huasteca red sauce, queso fundido, and sour cream. Served with rice and black beans.  13.95

ENCHILADAS HUASTECAS - Two blue corn cheese enchiladas topped with Huasteco red sauce and queso fresco. Served with rice, black beans, and garnish.  11.95 
With Spinach, shredded Chicken or beef, add 2.50    With Shrimp, add 4.00
ENCHILADAS A LA PARRILLA - Two blue corn chicken enchiladas stuffed with grilled onions and Chicken Fajita or Beef Fajita. Topped with Queso Funditio, sour cream and your choice of red or green sauce. Served with rice and black beans.  13.95

ENCHILADAS MEXICANITAS (VERDES O ROJAS) - Two blue corn chicken enchiladas with choice of shredded chicken or shredded beef topped with red or green sauce, queso fresco and sliced onion. Served with rice, black beans, and garnish   13.95

ENCHILADAS DEL JARDIN - Two blue corn veggie enchiladas topped with Huasteca red sauce and queso fresco. Served with rice, black beans and garnish.   13.95

ENCHILADAS DE MOLE ZIQUENO - Two blue corn chicken enchiladas topped with our Mole Xiqueno and queso fresco. Served with rice and black beans.   13.95

 

Tamales Veracruzanos

TWO TAMALES prepared in the way of the Mayan countries, wrapped in hojas de platano. Served with rice, black beans and garnish.  11.95
Choice of Veggie Tamales, Chicken Pipian Tamales or Pork Tamales.

Vera-Tex

 

This section of the menu was so much fun to create. We imagined an Aztec, a Mayan and a Texan having a cook-out using ingredients traditional to Vercruz. It's Veracruz cuisine with a Texas Twist!

THE PEACE PIPE - A foot-long rolled flour tortilla filled with grilled chicken or grilled beef, onion, sweet peppers, mushrooms and guacamole topped with red sauce and queso fundido. Served with black beans and rice.  14.25
EL CONQUISTADOR - Three crispy blue corn tacos stuffed with shredded beef or chicken, lettuce, tomato, and queso fresco. Served with black beans and rice.  14.25
MOUNTAIN HIGH TOSTADAS - Three shredded beef or chicken tostadas layered with black beans, lettuce, queso fresco, sour cream and sliced avocado.  14.25
MONTEZUMA'S FISH TACOS - Three crispy blue corn tacos tilled with grilled white fish, lettuce, cabbage, and tomato. Topped with queso fresco and Huasteca cream sauce. Complemented with sides of Crema Totonaca, black beans and rice.  15.50
ARRACHERITAS (THE "GOOD OL' DAYS" FAJITAS) - No tough cuts of meat. No artificial smoke flavor. Your choice of Sirloin Steak, Chicken Breast, or Pork Tenderloin with sweet red peppers, onions, and mushrooms grilled the old Mexican way. Sides include black beans, rice, cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and tortillas.  15.95
NATHAN'S AWESOME NACHOS - This large portion of grilled beef and chicken nachos should fill up any true Texas.  13.95    Substitute Shrimp, add 4.00
COCCITOS AZULES (BLUE CORN FLAUTAS) - Three chicken or beef flautas topped with sour cream, lettuce, tomato, cilantro and queso fresco. Served with black beans and rice.  12.95
EL BORRACHO DEL PUEBLO (TOWN DRUNK) - Sirloin Steak Asada marinated in Tequila and lime juice topped with grilled onions and a jalapeno pepper. Served with one cheese enchilada, one gordita, and black beans.  15.50
GIMMIE A CHIMI - Fajita Beef or Fajita Chicken Chimichanga topped with queso sauce. Served with rice and beans and guacamole.  14.25
LA RANCHERITA - One crispy taco (Shredded Beef or Chicken) and one bean tostada topped with chile con queso. Served with side or rice.  9.95
TACOS TUXPAN AL CARBON - Three delicious flour tortilla tacos with your choice of chicken or beef fajita meat. Served with black beans, guacamole, pico de gallo and cheese.  14.95
BEAN AND CHEESE NACHOS - Served with sides of sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo.  10.95

 

 

Two tamales prepared in the way of the Mayan countries, wrapped in hojas de platano. Served with rice, black beans, and garnish.

Choice of Veggie Tamales, Chicken Pipian Tamales, or Pork Tamales.   10.95

 

Desserts ~ Postres

Ask the waiter about each day's treats!

Lunch Menu

 

Served Monday-Friday between 11am & 3:00pm.
Tuesday Night is Family Night - Lunch Menu served ALL DAY EVERY TUESDAY!

PIPIAN - Grilled chicken breast topped with Pipian, a spicy pumpkin-see sauce flavored with epazote. Served with rice, tortillas and a side salad.  9.50
L2 - POLLO OR STEAK CARNAVAL - Grilled chicken breast or Steak Asado topped with queso fundido, mushrooms and pickled jalapenos in salsa roja. Served with rice and a side salad.  9.50
L3 - EL CONQUISTADOR - Two shredded beef or shredded chicken crispy tacos with lettuce, tomato, and queso fresco. Served with black beans and rice.  9.50
L4 - CARNE TEXOLO - Steak asada served with a side of fried plantain, a chicken enchilada topped with queso fresco, and black beans.  9.50
L5 - CECINA - Marinated sirloin served with a gordita topped with cheese, onion, black beans and red sauce. Served with black beans and rice.  9.50
L6 - ENCHILADAS SUIZAS - Two blue corn enchiladas stuffed with shredded chicken. Topped with Huasteca red sauce, queso, fundido and sour cream.  Served with rice and beans.  9.50
L7 - ENCHILADAS HUASTECAS - Two blue corn enchiladas filled with melted cheese topped with Huasteca red sauce and queso fresco. Served with black beans and rice.  8.95
Add Spinach, Shredded Chicken or Shredded Beef $!.00
L8 - ENCHILADAS DEL JARDIN - Two blue corn veggie enchiladas topped with Huasteca red sauce and queso fresco. Served with rice and black beans.  8.95
L9 - PLATO CON TAMALE - One large tamale (choice of pork, chicken pipian or vegetarian) with rice and black beans.  8.95
L10 - ADOBO DE PUERCO - Moist cubes of pork topped with a thick spicy red sauce made with tomato, ancho, and chili seco. Served with papas olmecas and black beans.  9.50
L11 - LA RANCHERITA - One crispy taco (shredded chicken or beef) with lettuce, tomato and queso fresco. Served with one bean tostada topped with chile con queso and a side of rice.  8.95
L12 - CACTUS SALAD OF THE DESERT WITH GRILLED CHICKEN - Baby greens, grilled chicken, nopal cactus, corn, tomato and mango. Served with Epazote Vinaigrette or Huasteco Dressing.  9.50
L13 - MOLE ENCHILADAS - Two blue corn enchiladas stuffed with chicken and topped with our homemade mole and queso fresco. Served with black beans and rice.  9.50
L14 - FISH TACOS - Two crispy blue corn tortillas stuffed with grilled white fish, lettuce, cabbage and tomato. Topped with queso fresco and sliced avocado. Served with black beans and rice.  9.95
L15 - JALAPA-STYLE CHILE RELLENO - Breaded marinated seeded jalapeno crisped to perfection, topped with beef or chicken, sour cream, melted cheese, pecans and raisins. Served with rice and black beans. 9.50
 

Weekend Brunch Menu


Served Sat & Sun between 11am & 3pm.
All brunch items served with an order of tortillas upon request.


BREAKFAST ENCHILADA - Jumbo Breakfast Enchilada stuffed with eggs, onion, bell peppers, mushrooms and guacamole. Topped with red sauce and melted cheese. Served with black beans and rice.  10.95
CHORIZO CON HUEVOS - Two scrambled eggs with chorizo and melted cheese, chiliquiles and black beans.  10.95
GORDITAS TOPILENAS - Two breakfast gorditas topped with black beans, red sauce, scrambled eggs, chorizo, and melted cheese. Served with rice and black beans.  10.95
HUEVOS A LA VERACRUZANA - Two scrambled eggs prepared with tomato, onion, mushrooms and jalapeno. Served with papas olmecas and black beans.  10.95
LA GORDITA - Two eggs and style served with a breakfast steak, black beans and a gordita.  10.95
PAPA CON HUEVOS - Two scrambled eggs with diced potatoes. Served with black beans and chilaquiles.  10.95
MY TIO'S FAVORITE - One large Veracruz-style pork tamale, two eggs any style and black beans.  10.95
EL PANZONCITO - Two eggs any style, pork tamale, gordita, chilquiles, black beans and rice.  10.95
TORTA TOLTECA - A flat omelet with potatoes, onion, tomato and jalapeno. Served with a side of plantains and two beef coccitos topped with sour cream, queso fresco, and lettuce.  10.95


All Menu Items and Prices Subject to Change Without Notice

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