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Pop's Garage

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CUISINES
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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STARTERS
5
Add Pico 5
Add Queso 6
Real Deal Chips
Homemade corn tortilla chips served with salsa. Add guacamole - MP
MP
Empanada de Dia
changes daily, served with chipotle aioli and pico
5
Jersey Street Corn
jersey sweet corn rolled in cotija cheese and chipotle mayo, then charred over open flame
9
Chicken Flautas
shredded chicken and cheese wrapped in fried flour tortillas served with cilantro crema and pico
13
Plantain Picadillo
sweet fried plantain with beef, garlic, chipotle mayo and cilantro crema
15
Baja Beef Skewers
Mazi cream and guacverde
12
Sandia Salad
watermelon, red onion, and feta on a bed of peppery arugula and pepitas with a cilantro, lime, and epozate dressing
12
Add Chicken 3
Add Camarones 5
Caesar Mexicali
baby kale and mixed greens tossed in house made avocado ranch Caesar topped with cotija cheese and crunchy tortilla strips
TACOS
One for $3.50 mix or match two for $6. Served on soft corn tortillas, topped with shredded lettuce, onion and cilantro. Add rice and beans $3
Veggie or Potato
Mix of sauteed kale, white beans, zuchinni and squash
Pollo
Shredded natural chicken breast
Carnitas
Slow cooked pork
Carne Asada
Grilled chopped beef
Chorizo
Ground pork sausage
Cali Pescado
Fried, breaded cod
Camarones
Sauteed shrimp marinated in garlic
Al Pastor
Sliced pork marinated in onion and pineapple
QUESADILLAS
large flour folded tortilla filled with cheese and your choice of protein, topped with cilantro crema and fresh pico de gallo
9
Cheese
11
Veggie
12
Chicken
13
Carnitas, Chorizo or Carne Asada
14
Al Pastor
15
Camarones
18
Lobster
when available
LA PLAYA BURRITO
Flour tortilla overstuffed with beans, ruby rice, olives, jalapenos, tomatoes and onions, filled with cheese and topped with cilantro crema, guacaverde and fresh pico. Smothered with cheese add: $1; as a chimichanga (fried) add: $1
14
Veggie
15
Chicken
16
Carnitas, Chorizo, Pastor or Carne Asada
17
Camarones of Pescado
POP'S POTATO BURRITO
12
Make it a Chimichanga 1
Pop's Potato Burrito
roasted and diced potatoes with black beans, ruby rice, tomatoes wrapped in a flour tortilla topped with guacaverde and fresh pico
SALSA SIDES
$1
Cilantro Cream
Salsa Roja
Salsa Verde
Salsa Diablo
Traditional Brown Mole
Guacaverde
House Salsa
Chipotle Aioli
PROTEIN ADD ONS
1
Veggie
3
Chicken
4
Chorizo, Carnitas, Carne Asada or Pastor
5
Camarones or Pescado
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Come off the beach or boardwalk when you must have the best guacamole with the best jalapeño margarita. Been popping in for years to this casual Mexican cantina. Tequila and the best Mexican corn ever? Sí por favor. Just add the best local habanero hot...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jeff998877
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

I went to this place to check it out before a concert at the convention hall, I didn’t know it was Mexican but it was really good nice atmosphere waitress were very nice, I had chicken burrito it was yummy....I would recommend this place....it’s all...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank D4752YLjessicag
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I tried this restaurant with friends and family after seeing it on Trip Advisor and on a recent visit to the city. Bad Choice. The service was horrible. We were served piecemeal. Two entrees came out, then five minuets later another one, then five minutes...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank roadtripgene
Marilyn S, Manager at Pop's Garage, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Gene, Thank you for taking the time to send your review. I apologize for it taking some time to get back to you. I would love the opportunity to discuss this more privately. My name is Jen I am a manager at Pop's ad if...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

what a waste of time...40 minutes to get a table...very disorganized...the food was tasteless...my wife ordered tacos and they wanted $8 for guacamole.?. No chips served...very very disappointingMore

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Redheads2
Marilyn S, Manager at Pop's Garage, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Alvin, My name is Jen Daly a manager at Pop's Garage. I am presently taking some time to reach back and get some more detailed information about your experience. If you could reach out to my email at jdaly211@gmail.com? Thank you for your review and...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018

Part of the Marilyn Schlosbach empire, Pop's Garage is a smallish and relaxed Mexican restaurant about midway between the north and south ends of the A.P. boardwalk. I had and enjoyed the fish tacos -- the fish seemed "real," not frozen/prefab. The chips seemed homemade....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rlinsk
Marilyn S, Owner at Pop's Garage, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thank you for your review! The whole team takes such pride in using fresh ingredients that are made to order.We look forward to seeing you soon! Cheers

Reviewed September 8, 2017

Great tacos, great quesadillas, but if you can try the Empanadas!!! To die for (warning they are very fulfilling!) all with some corn. Can't miss it!!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Maria M
Reviewed August 30, 2017

$89.00 with tip, including $15.00 for chips and guacamole (and an upcharge for some salsa), and $7.00 for a tap beer. The food was good, but I can get food just as good for half that price. They are likely pricing based on their location...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank James_WN2764PS
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Tacos are priced well and good. We got 4 different tacos between the 2 of us - the fish tacos were the best, carne asada were the blandest. $7 for 2 tacos, yes please.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Dave C
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Went to Stone Pony for concert. Stopped in a little Mexican restaurant, not expecting much, but was pleasantly surprised. Turned out, for a casual spot, this was quite good. Had the burrito bowl with shrimp - nice flavor and spice.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank bob_franco27
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Beautiful view right on the boardwalk. Fun atmosphere with picnic tables and umbrellas.(nice inside atmosphere also). Good, fresh Mexican selections at fair prices for the area. Try the great cocktails next door at APYC (same owners) with happy hour prices and in-house created mixers. Had...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank lps p
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