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Vegetable Butcher

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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Southwestern, Latin, Seafood, Fusion, South American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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SHARED PLATES [SERVES 2-3]
12
Spring Vegetable Shishito Frito
Shishito Chili, Kale, Onion and Sweet Corn fried in Rice Oil w/ Vegan Orange Curry Mayo + Red Holland Chili Glaze
12
Hot Pickled Farm Veg [5oz] 5
Red Jalapeno Pickled Pineapple [5oz] 4
Sliced Avocado & Sea Salt [3oz] 2
Kale Chimichurri [2oz] 1
Avocado-Hatch Salsa [4oz] 3
Carrot Habanero Sauce [3oz] 2
Ancho Chili Rojo [3oz] 2
Vegan Cashew Crema [2oz] 1
Roasted Piquillo-Kale and Lemony Hummus
fennel pollen, spanish olive oil, crisp blue corn tortilla chips, array of fresh cut chilled vegetables
13
Tamarind Glazed Pork Ribs
Farmstead Baby Back Pork Ribs in Tangerine, Habanero and Tamarind Glaze fresh slaw of cucumber, red onion, red fresno, cilantro
12
Forbidden Sesame Cauliflower
Heirloom Cauliflower in Housemade Korean BBQ Sauce + Organic Forbidden Black Rice + Toasted Sesame + Green Onions + Pea Shoots
6
Blue Corn Chips and Trio of Salsas
House Blue Corn Chips w/ Sea Salt & Lime and Trio of Salsas. Smoky Ancho Chili Rojo + Tomatillo-Mint Pico + Avocado, Hatch Chili & Corn
FARMERS SOUP OF THE DAY
6
Farmers Soup
Locally sourced from farmer's market produce
LITTLE CASA ENSALADA [HOUSE SALAD]
7
Chili Morita Tomatillo Shrimp 8
Market Fish of the Moment 10
Chimichurri Grilled Skirt Steak 8
Hot Serrano Fried Chicken 7
Chimichurri Grilled Chicken 8
Little Casa Ensalada
Little Gem Lettuce, Radicchio, Avocado, Red Fresno, Hibiscus Pickled Red Onion, Queso Fresco, Sweet Dried Corn, Bourbon Candied Pepitas, House Cilantro Vinaigrette [For Vegan Request No-Dairy]
Hot Pickled Farm Veg [5oz] 5
Red Jalapeno Pickled Pineapple [5oz] 4
Sliced Avocado & Sea Salt [3oz] 2
Kale Chimichurri [2oz] 1
Avocado-Hatch Salsa [4oz] 3
Carrot Habanero Sauce [3oz] 2
Ancho Chili Rojo [3oz] 2
Vegan Cashew Crema [2oz] 1
A Little Extra | Little Casa Ensalada [House Salad]
SPRING YAM, NAPA CABBAGE AND AVOCADO SALAD
7
Chili Morita Tomatillo Shrimp 8
Market Fish of the Moment 10
Chimichurri Grilled Skirt Steak 8
Hot Serrano Fried Chicken 7
Chimichurri Grilled Chicken 8
Spring Yam, Napa Cabbage and Avocado Salad
Spring Yam, Napa Cabbage and Avocado Salad rosemary, poblano, queso fresco, pepitas, flower petals - Tip: add a Protein to make it a meal. For Vegan request no dairy
Hot Pickled Farm Veg [5oz] 5
Red Jalapeno Pickled Pineapple [5oz] 4
Sliced Avocado & Sea Salt [3oz] 2
Kale Chimichurri [2oz] 1
Avocado-Hatch Salsa [4oz] 3
Carrot Habanero Sauce [3oz] 2
Ancho Chili Rojo [3oz] 2
Vegan Cashew Crema [2oz] 1
A Little Extra | Spring Yam, Napa Cabbage and Avocado Salad
MARKET ENCHILADA
13
Hot Pickled Farm Veg [5oz] 5
Red Jalapeno Pickled Pineapple [5oz] 4
Sliced Avocado & Sea Salt [3oz] 2
Kale Chimichurri [2oz] 1
Avocado-Hatch Salsa [4oz] 3
Carrot Habanero Sauce [3oz] 2
Ancho Chili Rojo [3oz] 2
Vegan Cashew Crema [2oz] 1
Vegan Enchilada of the Moment
Chef's Quinoa Based Vegan Enchilada. Cashew Crema
TACO LOVE
7
Chef's Vegan Taco of the Moment
Farmer's Market / Chef Inspired + Carrot Habanero Hot Sauce. Add side of Veg + Greens + Grains for a complete meal
6
Curried Sweet Potato and Corn Taco
Pomegranate, Flower Petals, Avocado Salsa, Vegan Cashew Créma + Carrot Habanero Hot Sauce. Add side of Veg + Greens + Grains for a complete meal
6
Buttermilk Fried Free-Range Chicken
Little Gem Lettuces, Jalapeno-Lime, Candied Red Fresno + Gold Pea Shoots + House Carrot Habanero Sauce. Add side of Veg + Greens + Grains for a complete meal
8
Rojo Vino Braised Short Rib Taco
Spicy Kale and Cilantro Chimichurri, Queso Fresco, Avocado-Hatch Chili & Corn Salsa + House Carrot Habanero Sauce. Add side of Veg + Greens + Grains for a complete meal
8.5
24hr Crisp Pork Belly
24hr Slow Braised Pork Belly. Tomatillo Verde, Avocado, Confetti of Cilantro and Sweet Onion, Tabasco Fried Shallots + Carrot Habanero Sauce. Add side of Veg + Greens + Grains for a complete meal
10
Market Fish of the Moment
Char-Grilled Fresh, Local, Sustainable Fish of the Moment (Never Frozen) + House Carrot Habanero Sauce. Add side of Veg + Greens + Grains for a complete meal
Chili-Lime and Red Cabbage Slaw 5
Domingo Rojo Gallo Pinto 5
Smashed Fingerling and Shishito Hash 6
Veg + Beans + Grains | Taco Love
Hot Pickled Farm Veg [5oz] 5
Red Jalapeno Pickled Pineapple [5oz] 4
Sliced Avocado & Sea Salt [3oz] 2
Kale Chimichurri [2oz] 1
Avocado-Hatch Salsa [4oz] 3
Carrot Habanero Sauce [3oz] 2
Ancho Chili Rojo [3oz] 2
Vegan Cashew Crema [2oz] 1
A Little Extra | Taco Love
VEG + BEANS + GRAINS
6
Smashed Fingerling and Shishito Hash
Smashed Fingerling and Shishito Hash with spring onions and vegan orange curry mayo
5
Blue Cornmeal Cornbread 5
Chili-Lime and Red Cabbage Slaw
Organic Quinoa Red Cabbage, Chili-Lime Vinaigrette, Scallions, Sweet Corn, Aleppo Chili, Red Fresno, Candied Bourbon Pepitas
5
Blue Cornmeal Cornbread 5
Domingo Rojo Gallo Pinto [Costa Rican Red Beans & Rice]
Costa Rican Red Beans and Black Rice, Queso Fresco, Scallions, Cilantro Crema w/ Housemade Costa Rican Hot Sauce. [Request No Dairy for Vegan]
Hot Pickled Farm Veg [5oz] 5
Red Jalapeno Pickled Pineapple [5oz] 4
Sliced Avocado & Sea Salt [3oz] 2
Kale Chimichurri [2oz] 1
Avocado-Hatch Salsa [4oz] 3
Carrot Habanero Sauce [3oz] 2
Ancho Chili Rojo [3oz] 2
Vegan Cashew Crema [2oz] 1
A Little Extra | Veg + Beans + Grains
VEG + BEANS + GRAIN BOWLS
7
Chili-Lime and Red Cabbage Quinoa
Organic Quinoa Red Cabbage, Chili-Lime Vinaigrette, Scallions, Sweet Corn, Aleppo Chili, Red Fresno, Candied Bourbon Pepitas
7
Domingo Rojo Gallo Pinto
Costa Rican Red Beans and Black Rice, Queso Fresco, Scallions, Cilantro Crema w/ Housemade Costa Rican Hot Sauce. [Request No Dairy for Vegan]
7
Smashed Fingerling and Shishito Hash
Smashed Fingerling and Shishito Hash with spring onions and vegan orange curry mayo
Chili Morita Tomatillo Shrimp 8
Market Fish of the Moment 10
Chimichurri Grilled Skirt Steak 8
Hot Serrano Fried Chicken 7
Chimichurri Grilled Chicken 8
Proteins
Hot Pickled Farm Veg [5oz] 5
Red Jalapeno Pickled Pineapple [5oz] 4
Sliced Avocado & Sea Salt [3oz] 2
Kale Chimichurri [2oz] 1
Avocado-Hatch Salsa [4oz] 3
Carrot Habanero Sauce [3oz] 2
Ancho Chili Rojo [3oz] 2
Vegan Cashew Crema [2oz] 1
A Little Extra | Veg + Beans + Grain Bowls
SPICY, PICKLED, THINGS
4
Jalapeno Pickled Pineapple
5
Hot Pickled Farm Vegetables
A LITTLE EXTRA
2
Avocado & Sea Salt
Side of fresh Avocado with sea salt
2
Ancho Chili Rojo Salsa
3oz Ramekin of our Housemade 7 Chili Red Salsa w/ Complex Flavors
2
Carrot Habanero Hot Sauce
3oz Ramekin of our Housemade Carrot Habanero Hot Sauce w/ Complex Flavors
3
Avocado-Hatch Chili and Corn Salsa
4oz Ramekin of our Housemade Avocado, Hatch Chili and Roasted Corn 'Guacamole'
1
Jalapeno-Kale Chimichurri
2oz Ramekin of our Housemade Jalapeno-Kale Chimichurri with Cilantro and Lime
1
Vegan Cashew Poblano Crema
2oz Ramekin of our Housemade Vegan Cashew and Poblano Crema
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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

I made a reservation but wasn’t sure given some not so great reviews. But we loved it. Kids had tacos - pork belly and asada. They ate every piece and loved the sauces. I had the steak which was perfectly cooked and the potatoes were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Flavia_travel
Reviewed April 2, 2019

If you are familiar with the restaurant True Food Kitchen - this place reminded me of it in that they take a myriad of unusual ingredients and make something yummy that I wouldn't cook at home! Some may call that pretentious but I enjoyed all...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RandRCalifornia
Reviewed March 25, 2019

Went here for the first time, was not impressed. Bar was packed and was told you needed reservations but we could see empty tables. Three of us were seated at a little counter looking at the food prep and the whole time the tables were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tom B
Reviewed February 25, 2019

Friends and acquaintances recommended this place. I was anxious to try. We got out of a late matinee and trotted down the street to check it out. At 5:15pm on a Friday there were only two parties in the restaurant so we got a seat...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NMunozConsult
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant had excellent vegetarian dishes and also great meat tacos. Excellent food to share plates with your friends. Service was very good too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hkl0r
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Southwestern fusion flavors in all sorts of great combinations of food is what you’ll find here. I really appreciate unique flavors and foods and this place delivered. This is a must try. Wonderful blue corn tamale, amazing cauliflower, fried chicken just to name a few...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank E7864ENjuliel
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Well vegetable butcher does several things very well. Their appetizers are creative particularly the forbidden cauliflower. It is a row of cauliflower florets roasted with a spicy sauce and grain. Very pretty in red and black. And absolutely delicious. Their fish of the day was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Foolfortravel2014
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We were there with two other couples. The service was great, but it was also very empty. The food was very good. I had two tacos - the braised short rib taco was outstanding; the pork belly taco was good but not great. One person...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MikePslo
Reviewed December 10, 2018

A group of us reserved a place at Vegetable Butcher a couple of weeks ahead of our party. They had it all set up for us and greeted us like we were old friends. It seemed like most of us ordered different meals (they have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SLL009
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

We traveled with 4 couples and needed a lunch place. Looked at the menu on line and loved the name of the restaurant. It was a great find. Good atmosphere and GREAT food. My dish, the fried kale, was the highlight of lunch. Everyone tried...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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