Delicious and Authentic Mexican Dinner at Los Amates Mexican Kitchen

Los Especiales |Our Journey Through Mexico|

  • Pulpo Enamorado: Octopus cocktail made with 2 perfectly matched sauces, served with Corn Chips. $12.50
  • Ensalada de Nopalitos: Cactus strips mixed with a Pico de Gallo, served with Avocado, Feta & Corn Chips $13.5
  • Barbacoa de Borrego: A Lamb Barbacoa country style served with salsas, guacamole and tortillas $26.5
  • Pescado del Dia: Fillets of Barramundi with a Corn & Avocado Salsa served with salad and rice. $26.0

 

Australia Day’s Special |From 24th January to 29th January|

  • Tacos de Canguro con salsa pasilla: Kangaroo tacos with a pasilla sauce and spicy rajas served with corn tortillas. $24.5
  • Aussie Lamb Barbacoa: Juicy Aussie Lamb cooked Barbacoa style served with pico de gallo, guacamole, salsas and corn tortillas $26.5
  • Aussie Fish -Barramundi: Pan fried then served with a corn and avocado sauce $26

Entradas | Entrees

  • Elotes Asados (3) (V) (GF) $8.50 3 Corn on the cob, grilled served with chipotle mayo, queso blanco (feta), chilli tajin and lime.
  • Sopes (V) (GF) $9.50 3 Hand-made corn flour cases filled with frijoles negros, lettuce, salsas rojas and verde topped with queso blanco and cream.
  • Guacamole con Totopos (VGN) (GF) $11.50 Homemade with Real Avocados and Pico de Gallo.
  • Chicharron w/ Guacamole (GF) $16.50 Pork Crackle Mexican Style with Fresh Guacamole.
  • Taquitos Dorados (3) (GF) C $14.50 B $11.50 Chicken or bean filled tortillas, rolled, deep fried topped with lettuce, sour cream and queso blanco (feta) served with Salsa Verde.
  • Quesadilla Frita (GF) A $6.50 B $7.50 a) Picadillo & Chipotle (beef) b) Flor de Calabaza: Zucchini flower, zucchini and mushroom with Oaxaca cheese (with blue corn flour)

Nachos

  • Nachos Los Amates (V) $14.50 Corn Chips with Salsa Roja, frijoles negros, cheese, guacamole and sour cream (for 2-3pp)
  • Nachos Charros $18.50 Corn Chips topped with our frijoles charros (pinto beans, chorizo, bacon and chipotle) then pico de gallo salsa and cream (for 2-4pp).
  • Nachos con Pollo $19.50 As Nachos Los Amates but with chicken breast pieces (for 2-4pp).

Quesadillas

  • Yucateca $8.5 Cochinita Pibil (Pork w/achiote), marinated red onions and cheese.
  • Chilanga $8.50 Tinga al Don Arturo (Chicken) and cheese.
  • Huitlacoche (V) $8.50 Corn truffle from Mexico with mushrooms and cheese

Street Food Platter

This platter is a tasting plate that offers different flavours of various menu items. Two (2) of each of the following:

  • Handmade Quesadillas Fritas Beef or Flor de Calabaza
  • Taquitos Dorados Chicken or Bean
  • Sopes
  • Elotes Asados
  • Tostadas de Tinga (Chicken) or Tostadas de Nopales (Cactus)

It is highly recommended to share with groups. Min 2pp $58.00, Extra person $29.00

Tacos | All of Our Soft Tortillas are Gluten Free

Option 1: UN TACO | One taco only $7.50 to choose from:

  • Cabeza
  • Cochinita Pibil
  • Tinga al Don Arturo
  • Nopales Asados and Mole Poblano (V): Our mole contains peanuts, sesame seeds and almonds

Option 2: LOS TACOS | All tacos are served with 6 Gluten Free corn tortillas, with tomatillo and chipotle salsas and black beans. $24.50

  • Cabeza: Braised beef cheek tacos. Served with onion, coriander, salsa and lime.
  • Cochinita Pibil: A Pre/Hispanic dish dating back hundreds of years -pork- traditionally cooked wrapped in banana leaves buried beneath the earth. (We do it differently).
  • Tinga al Don Arturo: Chicken with tomato, onion and lots of Chipotle chilli. Hot like Don Arturo likes.
  • Nopales Asados and Mole Poblano (V): Grilled cactus and onions, finished with our famous mole poblano and queso blanco. Our mole contains peanuts, sesame seeds and almonds.
  • Carne Asada & Rajas: Grilled beef strips with spicy peppers and salsa pasilla.
  • Rajas poblanas (veg): Spicy peppers grilled with onion, corn kernels, cream & crumbed cheese.
  • Papas con chorizo: Potato, chorizo, onion, paprika & parsley.
  • Campechanos: Grilled beef strips, onion and chorizo.

Option 3: TAQUIZA (Min 3 people $73.00, Extra person $24.50) Taquiza Platter to share.

Ideal for large groups. It comes with corn tortillas, frijoles negros and salsas. Select 3 dishes from above.

Platos Fuertes | Main Dishes

  • Puerco en Mole verde $26.50: Tender diced pork pieces served with a Green Mole, made with roasted pumpkin seeds, green tomatillos, green chiles, cilantro. Served with Mexican rice and Pinto beans.
  • Pollo con Mole Poblano $26.50: Chicken pieces covered in our elaborate family recipe mole sauce served with pinto beans and rice. Our mole contains peanuts, sesame seeds and almonds.
  • Puntas al Chipotle $29.50: Charred chunks of beef steak w/ a tomato and chipotle sauce served with rice, beans and 4 corn tortillas.
  • Alambre De Res (NGF) $29.50: Big chunks of grilled beef, crispy bacon, peppers, caramelised onion and cheese accompanied by salsa, frijoles negros and 5 flour tortillas.

Mariscos | Food

  • Tacos de Pescado (2)(NGF) $16.50 2 Fish Tacos “Baja Style” served on flour tortillas with pico de gallo and chipotle mayo on the side.
  • Ceviche (GF) $18.00 Fresh citrus cooked fish with pico de gallo, cucumber and avocado. Served with totopos, a good starter or a light meal.
  • Camarones al Chipotle (NGF) $29.00 Pan fried king prawns on a creamy chipotle sauce with caramelized onions, garlic and garnished with parsley served with salad and rice.
  • Camarones al coco en salsa de mango $31.00 Large Prawns, crumbed with coconut then lightly fried. Served w/Mango Salsa.

Enchiladas

De Pollo: Two hand rolled enchiladas filled with chicken topped with melting cheese. Served with rice, frijoles bayos and covered in your choice of:

  • Salsa Roja                                                                                                       $22.50
  • Salsa Verde                                                                                                     $22.50
  • Mole Poblano                                                                                                  $25.50

Vegetarianas: Two hand rolled enchiladas filled with roasted vegetables topped with melting cheese. Served with rice, frijoles bayos and covered in your choice of:

  • Salsa Roja                                                                                                       $20.50
  • Salsa Verde                                                                                                     $20.50
  • Mole Poblano                                                                                                  $23.50

Los Amates Experience

$100.00

Guacamole con totopos + Choice of your favourites enchiladas (2) + Choice of your favourite dessert (2) + Lime Margaritas (2).

Postres| Dessert

  • Cafe de Olla Mexican Style Coffee. We use Chiapas fair trade freshly ground coffee. $3.50
  • Chocolate Caliente or Add Chilli Mexican Style Hot Chocolate $3.50
  • Pastel de Elote (GF) $8.50: Warm sweet corn cake. Traditional from Central and North of Mexico, served with cream.
  • Pastel 3 Leches $8.50: Sponge cake soaked in a mixture of three kinds of milk.
  • Flan de la casa (GF) $9.00: Creamy oven-baked caramel custard tart. Our own irresistible family recipe.