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Blanco

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene

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Menu

STARTERS
8
Chicken Tortilla Soup
avocado, pico de gallo, queso blanco
13
Crispy Calamari
burnt lime, chipotle aioli
10
Ground Beef 2
Warm Queso
guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo
9.75
Our Famous Guacamole
roasted poblano & anaheim chiles, caramelized onion, cotija cheese
6
"Esquites" Mexican Street Corn
cilantro, lime, cotija cheese
15
Shrimp & Crab Cocktail
avocado, celery leaf, cilantro, radish
9
Short Rib or Chicken 3
Nachos Con Queso Blanco
avocado, crema fresca, black beans, pico de gallo
CHEESE CRISPS
8.5
Cheese
11
Roasted Poblano Chile & Tomato
11
BBQ Pork & Roasted Corn
11.5
Red Chile Chicken & Poblano
12.5
Short Rib Machaca, Guacamole, Charred Onion
ENSALADAS
add: chicken $4 | steak* $7 | shrimp $7 | mahi* $9
9
Blanco
mixed greens, tomato, avocado, jicama, cucumber, red onion, pineapple, pepitas, lime vinaigrette
8
Caesar
romaine hearts, sweet corn, cotija cheese
9
Mexican
mixed greens, roasted corn, guacamole, black beans, crispy tortilla, chipotle buttermilk ranch, shredded cheese
TACOS
three soft tacos, served with rice & choice of black or charro beans
14
Grilled Mahi*
avocado, cabbage, baja sauce, pico de gallo
15
Carne Asada*
charred scallion relish, crushed avocado, spicy garlic butter
12.5
Grilled Avocado
spicy yogurt, cabbage, pickled onion, cotija cheese
12.5
Traditional Carnitas
orange, chile, salsa verde, onion, cilantro
13.5
Braised Short Rib "Machaca"
roasted poblano & onions, cotija cheese
14
Crispy Shrimp*
pickled onion, jalapeño, guacamole
12.5
Slow Cooked Bbq Pork
(award winning) roasted corn slaw, pickled onion, crema fresca
14
Chipotle Shrimp*
cabbage, pico de gallo, lime
12.5
Red Chile Chicken
cabbage, shredded cheese, pico de gallo
11
Two Crispy Shell Ground Beef Tacos
shredded lettuce, tomato, yellow cheese
FAJITAS
served with caramelized peppers & onions, flour tortillas, elote, guacamole, pico de gallo, queso blanco & black beans.
20
Grilled Tiger Shrimp*
spicy garlic butter
18
Grrilled Chicken
achiote citrus sauce
21
Carne Asada*
tomatillo soy marinade
15
Marinated & Charred Local Vegetables
salsa verde
BURRITOS OR BOWLS OR ENCHILADAS
Served with sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, rice. Choice of charro or black beans.
16
Short Rib Machaca Burrito
caramelized peppers & onions, yellow cheese, ancho chile sauce, cilantro
13.5
Braised Chicken
charred onion, cilantro, jack cheese, red chile, warm queso sauce
13.5
Pork Chile Verde
charred onion, roasted pasilla, tomatillo, cilantro, cotija
13
Caramelized Sweet Potato
grilled portobello, kale, zucchini, manchego cheese, ancho chile sauce
10.5
Traditional Cheese Enchiladas
grilled onion & creamy ancho sauce
SIDES
6
Small Guacamole
5
Warm Queso
4
Charro Beans
4
Blanco Rice
4
Roasted Vegetables
4
Vegetarian Black Beans
DESSERTS
6
Brown Sugar Caramel Flan
6
Mexican Chocolate Cake
7
Caramelized Banana Split
KIDS
12 & under - includes drink & fries
7
Cheese Quesadilla
7
Grilled Chicken Tacos
7
Bean & Cheese Burrito
7
Ground Beef Tacos
REFRESCOS
4
Watermelon Limeade
4
Strawberry Clementine Soda
3.5
Topo Chico Mineral Water
4
Fiji
3.5
Mexican Pepsi Cola
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their food was so so. I'm definitely picky about my carne asada, and their chips were not enjoyable. There are plenty of other places to go. If you just want a drink, they're good for that.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bigbootyfoody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of the time, when a place says they have an "award-winning" thing, you'd be right to be a bit skeptical (kinda like "world-famous"). However, at Blanco, their award-winning slow-cooked BBQ pork is the real deal. In fact, all of their tacos were super...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun place to eat some really good mexican food. It has a lively atmosphere and had that feel like this is the place to be. Great service too, try the queso dip and fajitas.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Trey M
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Excellent taco’s and fast, efficient service! A large group of is sat outside on the patio - a nice setting. Will definitely return when I’m back in Phoenix.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank NBH33089
Reviewed May 10, 2019

The main dining/bar area just roars. It was so loud it was impossible to carry on a conversation. Try to sit outside. Went for lunch on Saturday, 1-ish. There was a wait and it was so loud hard surfaces, people, music. I had the roasted...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank DAuntDeb
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

The nine of us went here for dinner based on Trip Advisor reviews. Thank you everyone! We were immediately seated. The drinks were great. I had the pineapple jalapeño margarita (just a little kick) the guacamole and the queso apps were both delicious and oh...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Adrienne B
Reviewed May 7, 2019

What a great place! Awesome food and drink. Unparalleled Tequila selection. A must stop while in the desert

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bailydog1
Reviewed April 28, 2019

After flying in from OH, we were looking for a casual spot close to our hotel. Very cool atmosphere with open doors to the front of the building. Also had some music playing to add to the vibe. We sat at the bar and enjoyed...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ChiliD9
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

First time at Blanco Taco & Tequila in Scottsdale. I had a poblano and chicken quesadilla which was mouth watering delicious. The margaritas are great too! Great atmosphere and lively crowd. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Debbie G
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

We went here with another couple. The margaritas were delicious. They offer an incredible selection of tequilas. Service was great. Our food was great, too.

Date of visit: April 2019
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sh4wilson
October 27, 2017|
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Response from S3078GKannaf | Reviewed this property |
Blanco does have outdoor seating!
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March 14, 2017|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
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Response from sophsworld | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember 100% but I do believe they do have a few gluten free options
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