Whether you’re taking your family out to celebrate a special birthday or enjoying a girls’ night out, you want a restaurant where everyone in your party can enjoy something tasty to eat. Enjoy a leisurely dinner at one of the best Puerto Rican Restaurants in Texas.
What We’re Known For
10oz grilled skirt steak served with chimichurri sauce. Served with vegetables and your choices of rice, maduros or tostones.
Chillo con camarones
Grilled red snapper, skin-on. Accompanied witrh grilled shrimp sautéed in a garlic butter sauce, onions, and bell peppers.
churrasco con camarones
12oz Sirloin cooked to desire, served with grilled shrimp.
alcapurrias / 5.99
(3) Fried taro root and plantain fritter stuffed with mojito ground beef.
Rellenos de papa / 4.99
(3) Seasoned mashed potatoes stuffed with delicious ground beef.
Yuca Frita o al Mojo / 6.69
Fried or Boiled cassava served with mojito sauce.
combinacion criolla / 10.49
A sampler of all our appetizers made miniature. Served with mayo-ketchup.
La marginal sampler / 16.49
(For two or more) A sampler of all our appetizers made miniature, plus our traditional fried pork, fried green plantains and yucca. Served with mayo-ketchup and mojito sauce.
maduros / 3.50
Fried ripe plantains.
Pastel Puertoriqueño / 3.99
Puerto Rican meat pie.
Carne frita con tostones / 10.49
Fried tender chunk pork with diuble fried plantains.
tostones / 4.50
Double fried plantains served with mojito sauce or mayo-ketchup.
empanadilla / 2.50
(beef, cheese, or guava-cheese) Turnover filled with your desired option.
cuban / 11.99
Double pressed Puerto Rican roast pork and ham. Made with homemade Cuban bread and served with mayonnaise, pickles and mustard. Served with your choice of maduros, tostones, or french fries.
pernil / 11.99
Double pressed Puerto Rican roast pork with mayonnaise, ketchup, lettuce, tomato and onions. Accompanied with your choice of tostones, maduros, or french fries.
Ham & cheese / 9.99
Double pressed ham with cheese, mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato. Accompanied with your choice of tostones, maduros, or french fries.
soups and salads
asopado / 11.99
(Spanish rice pottage) Rice soup with your choice of chicken or sautéed shrimp. Served with tostones. Shrimp add $2
chicken salad / 9.99
A mix of romaine llettuce and baby greens accompanied with grilled chicken breast, tomatoes, red onions and crispy plantains.
House salad / 3.99
A mix of romaine lettuce and baby greens, tomatoes, red onions and cripsy plantains.
Shrimp salad / 9.99
A mix of romaine lettuce and baby greens accompanied with grilled shrimp, tomatoes, red onions and crispy plantains.
bandeja paisa / 18.99
Succulent combination platter served with steak, pork belly ring, Colombian style sausage, ripe plantains, white rice, avocado, fried egg, and red beans.
Pabellón Venezolano / 16.99
A traditional Venezuelan dish. Shredded beef in a tomato sofrito, served with arepas, ripe plantains, white rice, avocado, and black beans sprinkled with cheese.
chicken pina colada / 16.99
Our signature specialty. Grilled chicken breast covered with a crème sauce made with fresh pineapple, coconutm, and rum. Sprinkled with roasted coconut and topped with a slice of grilled pineapple.
chicken mojito / 16.99
Our signature specialty. Grilled chciken breast covered with a crème sauce made with fresh mint, rum, and a hint of fresh lime.
chicken breast a-la-criolla or al-ajillo / 16.99
Grilled chicken breast served on a bed of your choice of creole sauce or garlic sauce. Served with vegetables and your choices of rice, and maduros or tostones.
arroz con pollo / 15.99
Saffron rice, with grilled chicken, and a hint of ripe plantains and a tropical white wine. Served with your choice of plantains.
jibarito / 18.49
Savory pork butt slowly cooked on its own juices, heavily marinated with fresh garlic and spices and accompanied with a Puerto Rican pastel. Served with vegetables and your choices of rice, and maduros or tostones.
el bohío / 16.49
Fried tender pork chunks marinated with fresh garlic, pineapple, and tropical spices, garnished with red peppers and onions.
chuletas a la borinquen / 16.49
Lean thick center-cut pork chop marinated with fresh garlic, pineapple, olive oil and a perfect blend of Caribbean spices. Served with vegetables and your choices of rice, and maduros or tostones.
pernil / 15.49
Savory Puerto Rican roast pork slowly cooked in its own juices. Heavily marinated with fresh garlic and a blend of exotic spices. Served with vegetables and your choices of rice, and maduros or tostones.
Bistec encebollado / 18.99
Thinly cut round steak sautéed with fresh onions and de-glazed with tropical white wine.
churrasco puertoriqueño / 21.99
10oz grilled skirt steak served traditional with chimichurri sauce.
churrasco encebollado o a la criolla / 21.99
10oz grilled skirt steak served traditional with your choice of sautéed onions or with criolle sauce.
Churrasco con camarones / 25.95
12oz. Sirloin cooked to desire, served with grilled shrimp.
El emperador / 21.99
A succulent double fried green plantains sandwich stuffed with grilled skirt steak, ham and Swiss cheese. Served with your choice of maduros, tostones, or french fries.
Ropa vieja / 14.99
Tender, juicy shredded beef sautéed with fresh tomatoes, onions, olives, vinegar and a hint of cilantro.
Gulf shrimp / 18.79
Fresh sautéed jumbo shrimp with your choice of criolle sauce or garlic sauce.
Isla Verde / 14.99
Tilapia filet, lightly seasoned with a home-made seasoning. Fried to a golden brown, and garnished with lime.
Salmón en la isla / 18.99
Salmon grilled to perfection, served on a bed of avocado creme sauce and mashed yucca.
Chillo con camarones / 23.99
Grilled red snapper, skin-on. Accompanied with grilled shrimp sautéed in a garlic butter sauce, onions, and bell peppers.
Arroz marinero / 16.99
Safron rice, with clams, mussels ,calamari, and shrimp. Served with plantains.
paella / 17.99
Saffron rice, with Bell peppers, latin sausage, mussels, clams, shrimp, and chicken. Served with plantains.
Plantains / 16.99
Made with moist green plantains, mashed with crispy pork rinds and a home-made garlic creme.
Yucca / 17.99
Made with cassava, mashed with crispy pork rinds and a home-made garlic creme.
trifongo / 17.99
Made with a mix of green plantains, ripe plantains and cassava, mashed with crispy pork rinds and a home-made garlic creme.
with shrimp + 3
Shrimp in creole sauce or garlic sauce.
Chicken breast in creole sauce or garlic sauce.
with seafood + 3
Seafood mix in creole sauce.
with beef + 1
Hand cut, thin round steak deglazed with tropical white wine.
Fried pork or roasted pork .
We Can’t Wait to See You!
11am – 8pm
Friday and Saturday
11am – 10pm
Monday to Friday
11am – 8pm
2447 Nacogdoches Rd., San Antonio, TX 78217