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A unique blend of tex-mex and southwest cuisine!

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Cheese Enchilada (Tex-Mex Style)

Filled with cheese and topped with onions, our homemade beef

chili and lots more melted cheese.

 

Beef Enchilada

Filled with our spicy ground beef mixture topped with our

homemade beef chili and lots of melted cheese.

 

Spinach Enchilada

Filled with chopped spinach, mushrooms, onions and cheeses

and topped with our special sour cream sauce.

 

Chicken Enchilada Verde

Filled with our roasted chicken and topped with fresh homemade

green chile tomatillo sauce and topped with queso fresco.

 

Chicken Sour Cream Enchilada

Filled with our spicy roasted chicken mixture, topped with our special sour cream sauce and garnished with slices of jalapenos.

Appetizers

Perfect with a glass or pitcher of our award winning margaritas (the top shelf is tops) or a frosty mexican or domestic bottled cerveza!

Queso EI Head Honcho.................................... $8.95

FEATURED IN SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINE! Signature white queso topped with our spicy ground beef and sprinkled with pico de gallo and cilantro.

Guacamole

Fresh black haas avocados blended by hand with

tomatoes, fresh cilantro, onions and fresh lime juice.

Regular.....$6.75 or Grande.....$9.50

Stuffed Jalapenos

Hand cut and seeded jalapenos stuffed with our secret

cheese mixture, lightly breaded and fried to order with

pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole on the side.

(5)....$7.50 or (10).....$9.95

Combination Sampler...................................... $12.50

Flautas, queso and stuffed jalapenos with a heaping

mound of guacamole....perfect to share or if you just

can't decide.

Guacamole de la Mesa....................................... $11.95

EI Norte's Tableside Guacamole mixed at your

table with freshly chopped Hass avocado, red

onion, jalapeno, lime juice, cilantro and served

with our yummy Cumin Dusted Chips!

White Queso.......................................................... $7.75

Onion, garlic, tomatoes, green chiles and jalapenos are

added to our white melting cheese and garnished with

pico de gallo and cilantro. Perfect for dipping with our

hot fresh chips.

Traditional Nachos

Crispy tostados topped with your choice of fajita beef or chicken, or shrimp. Served with refried beans and shredded cheese and garnished with jalapenos, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo on the side.

Beef or Chicken.......$11.95 or Shrimp.......$13.75

Salads

Southwestern Wedge........................................... $8.75

Iceberg Lettuce Wedge topped with bacon, avocado,

chopped tomatoe, black bean corn relish, queso fresco

and blue cheese dressing. (Add chopped chicken or

beef for additional $2.00)

Fajita Salad........................................................$10.95

Mixed greens, tomatoes and cheese topped with

mesquite grilled chicken or beef fajita, pico de gallo,

cheddar cheese and lime ranch dressing.

Fiesta Salad....................................................... $10.95

Grilled chicken, bacon, avocado, black bean corn relish,

tomatoes and fresh mixed greens tossed with our

southwest romano cilantro dressing and topped with

queso fresca.

Summer Salad......................................................... $10.95

Chopped fajita chicken, diced avocado, fresh

strawberries and kiwi, bacon, pecans and mixed greens

topped with queso fresca and our special raspberry

vinaigrette dressing.

Taco Salad................................................................. $10.95

Mixed greens, black beans and jack and cheddar

cheese topped with your choice of spicy ground beef or

roasted chicken ranchero with lime ranch dressing and

topped with pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole.

House Salad................................................................ $4.50

The one you know and love - fresh mixed greens with

our reduced fat lime ranch dressing.

Soups

Chicken Tortilla Soup..............$6.25

Roasted chicken and fresh poblano peppers simmered in a spicy broth loaded with onions, tomatoes and fresh

cilantro. Served in the classic style with crispy tortilla strips and jack cheese (add avocado...$1.25)

Chicken Poblano Soup..............$6.25

Roasted chicken, corn, celery, carrots and poblano peppers slowly simmered in a creamy chicken stock.

(add avocado...$1.25)

Mesquite Grilled Fajitas

Marinated and grilled over 100% mesquite wood and served on a sizzling platter with sautéed onions and peppers. Traditionally accompanied with cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole, Arbol Chili sauce, fresh warm flour tortillas, mexican rice and refried beans.

El Norte Signature Tacos

Marcelino's Carne Asada Tacos(3) .................... $12.95

Chopped beef fajita meat, diced red onions and cilantro

on our white corn tortillas with a side of our Red Taco

Sauce. Served with Rice and Beans.

Mama's Fish Tacos (2)..................................... $12.95

Blackened Tilapia with fresh grilled red bell pepper, poblano and jalapenos, topped with our Southwestern Creamed Corn, avocado and bacon. Served in our handmade Mercado Taco Shells. Comes with rice and beans.

Papa Pepe's Spicy Shrimp Tacos (3)............... $12.95

Blackened shrimp on our white corn tortillas with a side of fresh pineapple habanero salsa. Served with rice and beans.

Texas Brisket Tacos(3).................................... $12.95

Tender smoked brisket tacos, grilled onions and

monterrey jack cheese, served in flour tortillas with a

bowl of Borracho Beans, sliced avacado and El Norte's

special bar-b-que sauce.

Mercado Style Tacos(3)................................... $12.95

This is the style of taco served in the markets of Mexico. Handmade fresh masa tortillas stuffed with your choice of beef or chicken fajita and then folded, grilled and garnished with lettuce, tomatoes, poblano pepper strips and guacamole.

"Cabo Style" Tacos (3)

Definitely not traditional but equally delicious. Lightly grilled fresh corn tortillas filled with your choice of tilapia or shrimp,

jack cheese and garlic sauce. Served with rice and garnished with lettuce, tomatoes and sliced avocado.

Tilapia .. .12.95 Shrimp .. .14.25

Especiales de la Casa

Add a small dinner salad to any Especial...$1.50

(Split orders on any Especial add $2.00)

Pork Montana........................................................... $15.95

Large 16 oz. pork shank slowly roasted until fork tender then fire glazed with a special sweet and spicy sauce. Served with your choice of two sides.

Gringo Enchiladas.................................................... $12.75

Your choice of fajita chicken or fajita beef. Two smoke grilled Enchiladas rolled with cheese in flour tortillas and topped with our very own special cheese sauce. Served with Cilantro rice and your choice of Refried, Borracho or Black beans.

New Pork Carnitas.................................................... $14.50

Made in the traditional way, slow roasted pork with mexican spices, onion and orange juice. Served on a bed of rice. With your choice of beans, fresh warm tortillas and a side of our spicy avocado sauce.

Blackened Tilapia.................................................... $14.50

8 oz. of Tilapia, blackened cajun style served on a bed of fresh julienne cut sauteed veggies.

Camarones de Juan................................................. $14.50

Shrimp sauteed in garlic butter, placed on a bed of mexican rice and topped with our signature Jalapeno Cream Sauce with your choice of one side.

Roasted Chicken Stuffed Poblano.........................$14.50

A large roasted fresh Poblano chile pepper filled with our own roasted chicken and special blend of sweet apricot, onion and spices, served with your choice of two sides.

Stuffed Breast of Chicken...................................... $14.50

Large chicken breast basted with garlic butter, stuffed with jack cheese and poblano peppers, roasted and topped with Jalapeno Cream Sauce served with mexican rice and your choice of one side.

Tex-Mex Favorites

Chimichanga (EI Norte Fried Burrito)................... $11.50

Your choice of ground beef or ranchero chicken with beans, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese, wrapped in a flour tortilla and deep fried the traditional way. Topped with chili, ranchero,

queso or chili verde sauce and served with rice and beans.

Burrito................................................................ $11.50

Your choice of ground beef or chicken ranchero stuffed in a fresh flour tortilla with cheese, refried beans, lettuce and tomatoes. Topped with your choice of sauce and served with rice and refried beans.

"Sunset" Chicken Flautas............................... $11.50

Specialty shaped super thin white corn tortillas rolled and stuffed with our roasted chicken and lighdy fried crisp. Served with guacamole, sour cream, chili con queso and arbol chili sauce.

Quesadillas

A fresh flour tortilla loaded with cheddar and jack cheese, bacon, red onion and green chiles and griddled to a crunchy perfection. Served with pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole on the side.

Spinach 11.00 Chicken or Beef 13.00 Shrimp 15.00

Traditional Tex-Mex Combinations

Enchiladas, tacos and tamales are the classic cornerstones of Tex-Mex cooking. And nobody, but nobody does these classics better than El Norte! It's as easy as "one, two, three" mixed and matched any way you want. Served with refried beans and rice.

Enchiladas

Tacos & Chalupas

The traditional taco & chalupa served up in three delicious ways.

 

Crispy Tacos...oversized and super thin

Oversized super thin fresh corn tortilla shell hand formed and fried super crisp,

served traditional style with your choice of spicy ground beef or chicken with lettuce,

tomatoes and cheese.

 

Soft Tacos

Warm fresh flour tortilla filled with your choice of spicy ground beef or

chicken ranchero with lettuce, tomatoes and cheese.

 

Chalupas Ranchero

Crisp corn tortilla topped with refried beans, guacamole, lettuce, tomatoes,

queso fresco and your choice of ground beef or chicken ranchero.

Tamales

Fresh made and steamed tamales served in the traditional manner.

 

Beef Tamale

Stuffed with shredded brisket, smothered with

beef chili and topped with lots of melted cheese.

 

Pork Tamale

Stuffed with our pulled pork, smothered with green chili

sauce and topped with lots of melted monterrey jack cheese.

Wraps

(Add a small dinner salad or a cup of soup to any Wrap....$1.50)

 

Blackened Beef or Chicken Wrap................... $9.95

Blackened beef or chicken fajita meat with lettuce, tomatoes, grilled onions and chipotle

sour cream sauce.

 

Tilapia Wrap.................................................... $10.50

A fresh blackened Tilapia filet on a bed of fresh grilled

vegetables and jack cheese with a side of spicy avocado dressing.

Sides

All Sides....$3.25

 

Refried, "Borracho" or Black Beans

 

Mexican Rice

 

Cilantro Rice

 

Southwestern Creamed Corn (muy especial)

 

Black Bean and Corn Relish

 

Sautéed Veggies

 

Southwestern Squash Casserole

 

Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

 

Desserts

Caramel Flan.................................................... $5.75

The classic Mexican dessert. Simple, sweet, light and elegant.

 

Mexican Fried Ice Cream.................................... $4.95

Hard to describe, but easy to eat! Topped with caramel

and pecans.

 

Sopapillas

Orders of (2) $3.50 (4) $4.75 (6) $5.95

"To Go Special"

Dinner comes with (1) pint of salsa, a full bag of chips and a choice of (2) pints of any side.

 

Enchilada Family Dinner

Choose 6 enchiladas....$20.75    8 enchiladas....$25.50    Choose 10 enchiladas.....$29.50

ALL REGULAR MENU ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR TAKE OUT. ASK TO SEE OUR "TO GO" MENU!

We accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover,

Diner's Club, and the ever-popular CASH!

Sorry, no checks accepted.

Lunch Specials

Lunch Specials available Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m only.

 

The "Dine & Dash" (No Substitutions)

Two cheese enchiladas topped with onions, our homemade beef chili and lots more melted cheese.

Served with rice and refried beans.

$5.95

 

Burrito Bowl

Grilled fajita (your choice of chicken or beef) topped with cilantro rice, black beans, tomatoes, lettuce

and white queso. (add guacamole for 1.00)

$5.95

 

Tex-Mex Lunch

Your choice of any two (2) Traditional Tex-Mex items. Served with rice and refried beans.

$7.95

 

Lunch Salad Special

Your choice of any salad sized for lunch at a special lunch price.

$8.75

 

Burrito

Same great taste, special lunch price. Served with rice and refried beans.

$8.95

 

Chicken or Beef Fajitas

A lunch size portion, served with rice, refried beans and warm flour tortillas .

$11.50

 

Heart Healthy Special

Fresh grilled chicken breast, grilled onions and bell peppers, pico de gallo and two warm corn tortillas.

$10.50

 

Wrap Lunch Special

Beef or chicken wrap at a special lunch price. Add a cup of soup for 1.50.

$8.95

El Norte Mexican Grill

also offers:

 

Group Bookings

Large Party Deliveries/Pick-Up

and

Gift Certificates

 

Call (972) 596-6783 or see Manager for details.

El Norte Mexican Grill

 

2205 West Parker Road

Plano, Texas

(972) 596-6783

Fresh hand rolled corn tortillas served up a number of ways, all of them muy bueno!

New Veggie Nachos

Cheddar and Jack cheese melted on crispy tortilla chips, topped with black bean corn relish, chopped tomatoes, diced avocado, fresh cilantro and queso fresca. Pickled jalapenos and lime wedges on the side.

$11.95

New Crazy Good Chili..............$8.95

Pork loin, diced chuck roast and ground beef slowly simmered with fresh spices and vegetables in chicken stock and lager beer. Served over a bed of crispy hot fries & topped with sour cream and cheddar cheese.

Chicken, Beef or Combo

1/2 Pound.....15.50 One Pound.....28.95

Shrimp

1/2 Pound.....18.95 One Pound.....35.50

Veggie Fajitas

Grilled and marinated zucchini, yellow squash, red onions, poblano peppers and red bell peppers. 13.50

New Chicken Monterrey........................................... $14.50

Fresh mesquite grilled chicken breast, grilled onions, fresh peppers, red onions, mushrooms and Jack cheese. Served on a sizzling platter with your choice of one side and fresh warm tortillas.

LOW CARE The Sizzling Platter................................ $14.95

Marinated beef or chicken over julienne veggies and sprinkled with jack cheese. Served with pico de gallo and corn tortillas.

NEW Black Bean Avocado Enchiladas................... $12.75

Black Beans, Cilantro Rice, Corn and Red Onion rolled in a soft com tortilla and topped with Verde Sauce and Queso Fresca. Served with Black Beans and Salad garnish with Ranch Dressing.

Your Choice of Any One (1) Item $8.75

Your Choice of Any Two (2) Items $10.25

Your Choice of Any Three (3) Items $11.75

(Substitute any one side - add $1.25)