Mercadito: The Menu

Mercadito finally soft-opened last night, and one of Grub Street’s intrepid scouts weighed in: “Skirt steak tacos, yes. Scallop ceviche with red grapes, yes. Queso fundido with red and green chorizo, yes. Side dish of rice casserole with manchego, yes. Mushroom tacos, no. Place is cool inside, sort of feels like an Aztc tomb with ‘80’s music.” We’ve got the full opening menu — including Coca-cola-braised carnitas tacos. Keep reading to find out what’s in store.


One $2.50 / Two $4 / Three $6, With Crispy Corn Bites Add $2.50
Chipotle roasted tomatillo, piloncillo pickled chipotle, roasted garlic
Cacahuate grilled tomato, toasted peanuts, chile de árbol
Veracruzana roasted tomato, bell pepper, home made pickled jalapeños
Ancho tomato, roasted garlic, chile ancho
Habanero grilled tomato, chile habanero, garlic, lemon
Verde tomatillo, chile serrano, caramelized red onion, cilantro

One $11.50 / Three $20.50 / Three $6.50 / Six $12.50
Ceviche De Callo bay scallops, red grapes, key lime-morita broth, mint one 11.50 three 20.50
Ceviche De Camarón shrimp, pineapple, tomato-guajillo broth one 11.50 three 20.50
Ceviche De Dorado mahi mahi, avocado, tomato, orange-chile de árbol broth one 11.50 three 20.50
Ceviche De Halibut halibut, pear, chile piquín, tamarind-apple soda broth one 11.50 three 20.50
Ostiones En Su Concha mexican spiced cocktail sauce three 6.50 six 12.50

1/4 Kilo. Served With Choice Of Two Salsas, Onion, Cilantro, Lime & Tortillas
Barbacoa maguey leaf braised organic chicken 17.50
Carne Asada hoja santa marinated organic skirt steak 18.50
Carnitas michoacán style braised berkshire pork 19.50

Botanas $9.50
Corn Masa Quesadillas one of each with oaxaca-manchego cheeses - mahi mahi-tomatillo, shrimp-plantain, wild mushrooms
Picadas choice of chicken, steak, pork or vegetarian
Ostiones baked oysters, manchego cheese, chorizo, chipotle aioli
Tostadas De Hongos wild mushrooms, pinto bean hash, manchego cheese, tomatillo salsa, epazote crema fresca
Flautas crispy corn tortillas, chicken tinga, black bean purée, tomatillo salsa, crema fresca
Queso Fundido baked oaxaca-manchego cheeses, corn tortillas - choice of wild mushrooms, rajas or chorizo

Para Acompañar $4.50
Elote Mexicano mexican style corn on the cob
Arroz Verde green rice casserole, manchego-oaxaca cheeses
Plátanos Machos fried plantains, ginger-jalapeño sauce
Arroz Y Frijoles rice & beans
Coles De Bruselas brussel sprouts, caramelized onion, crispy pork belly
Corn Pico De Gallo hominy, white & yellow corn, tomato, cilantro
Chorizo Rojo O Verde home made spiced crumbled red or green chorizo
Rajas roasted poblano, sautéed onion, tomato, crema fresca
Frijoles Charros pinto beans, bacon, chorizo

One $8 / Two $10 / Three $12
Tradicional tomatillo pico de gallo, jalapeño, garlic, key lime, cilantro
Mango jícama, chipotle, pico de gallo
Granada pomegranate, tomatillo pico de gallo, chile habanero, epazote, queso fresco
Calabaza cinnamon spiced pumpkin, grilled chile serrano, morita scented pumpkin seeds
Mole Poblano plantain, mole poblano, chile serrano, pico de gallo
Toreado sauteéd chile serrano, garlic, oregano, tomatillo pico

Tacos $12.50
Four Tacos Per Order, With Home Made Corn Tortillas
Pastor chile ancho rubbed pork, grilled pineapple, chile de árbol salsa
Carne maggi marinated organic skirt steak, grilled cactus pico, warm queso fresco, crispy red onions
Estilo Baja beer battered mahi mahi, mexican style coleslaw, chipotle aioli
Camarón shrimp, roasted garlic, chipotle mojo, avocado
Pollo herb marinated chicken, chipotle pickled sweet potato, roasted jalapeño salsa verde
Pescado tilapia, chile poblano, tomatillo-garlic mojo
Carnitas coca cola braised pork carnitas, cured onion, chile de árbol coleslaw, toasted peanuts
Mole sautéed chicken, sweet plantain, crema fresca, mole poblano
Mariscos roasted garlic shrimp, octopus, scallops, red cabbage-jícama salad, achiote-coconut sauce
Hongos huitlacoche, wild mushrooms, crispy manchego, salsa verde
Rajas black bean hash, chile poblano rajas, crema fresca, crispy potatoes
Chorizo choice of green or red home made chorizo, manchego cheese, roasted tomato-árbol salsa

Verde mixed greens, napa red cabbage, corn, jícama, queso fresco, chipotle-balsamic vinaigrette 6.50
Mariscos baby spinach, shrimp, scallops, octopus, jícama, pickled red onion, tamarind-habanero vinaigrette 10.50

Platos Fuertes
Served With Home Style Rice, Black Beans & Tortillas
Chile Relleno stuffed poblano, scallops, shrimp, octopus, manchego-oaxaca cheeses, roasted tomato-árbol salsa 19.50
Pollo A Las Brasas grilled whole adobo marinated chicken, three corn pico de gallo, chile de árbol salsa 23.00
Tampiqueña maggi marinated skirt steak, grilled cactus salad, warm queso fresco, caramelized onions 22.50
Huachinango A La Talla guajillo marinated whole red snapper, red cabbage salad, chipotle vinaigrette
Enchiladas Verdes shrimp pico de gallo, manchego-oaxaca cheeses, creamy tomatillo sauce 18.50

Mercadito: The Menu