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Hay Caramba Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
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COCTELES Y ENTREMESES APPETIZERS‎
Ceviche Estilo Guerrero Guacamole
Delightfully seasoned marinated catfish in Avocado blended with pico degallo special cocktail sauce with pico de gallo and avocado
9.25
Guacamole
Avocado‎ blended with pico de gallo. Try it...Spicy! Simply delicious!
8.75
Coctel de Camarones
Shrimp cocktail served with special cocktail sauce, topped with pico de gallo and avocado
11.50
Quesadillas
Folded flour tortillas with queso Chihuahua, Garnished with salad and sour cream.
Vegetarians - Stuffed with pico de gallo4.95
Chorizo O Pollo7.25
Coctel Vuelve a la Vida
Fresh shrimp, octopus, and clams mixed with special cocktail sauce, pico de gallo and garnished with avocado
13.95
Nachos Grandes
Crispy tortilla chips spread with beans, ranchero sauce, topped with melted cheese, sour cream andpico de gallo
5.95
With Beef8.75
With Chorizo8.75
With Guacamole8.75
Chilaquiles
Soft corn tortillas, fried with ranchero sauce, topped with melted cheese and sour cream
5.95
Queso Fundido
A bowl of melted, queso Chihuahua, choice of tortillas
7.25
With Chorizo9.50
Combo Appetizer
Guacamole, chicken quesadilla, Mexican sausage quesadilla, nachos grandes with sour cream and salad
11.75
Queso Asado
Queso Fresco grilled with fresh jalapeno, onion, mushrooms and fresh herb-epazote choice of corn or flour torillas
6.95
CALDOS SOUPS‎
Caldo Siete Mares
Seven Seas Soup with octopus, shrimp, clam, crab, lobster, abalone, catfish and vegetables--just yummy!
17.50
Caldo de Camaron
A savory soup with tender shrimp and mixed vegetables
13.00
Caldo de Pollo
Chicken soup with vegetables
6.50
Caldo de Res
Beef soup with vegetables
7.50
HAY CARAMBA MARISCOS SEAFOOD‎
All served with salad and rice
Huachinango al Mojo de Ajo
Whole‎ red snapper, fried in 100% vegetable oil, topped with garlic and green onions, sauteed in olive oil and a special cooking wine Market Price
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Filete de Pescado al Mojo de Ajo
Red snapper filet, fried in 100% vegetable oil, topped with garlic and green onions, sauteed in olive oil and a special cooking wine
15.75
Camarones al Mojo de Ajo
Fried‎ butterfly jumbo shrimp, sauteed in olive oil, lightly seasoned with garlic and green onions
15.95
Grilled Salmon Filete
Grilled salmon filet served with grilled vegetables
17.50
Grilled Tilapia Filete
Grilled tilapia filet served with grilled vegetables
15.20
CARNES Y AVES STEAK AND POULTRY‎
All served with salad, rice, and beans*
Carne Asada
Broiled skirt steak
15.25
Carne a la Tampiquena
Broiled skirt steak the way it is done in Tampico with a cheese enchilada, small guacamole
18.00
Bisteck Ranchero
Broiled skirt steak, accented with ranchero sauce
16.95
Bisteck a la Mexicana
Skirt steak chunks with pico de gallo, ranchero sauce
13.75
Milanesa
Skirt steak, lightly breaded andfried golden brown
15.75
Pollo en Mole Teloloapan
Chicken breast strips, sauteed with onions, mole sauce
13.50
Pollo en Salsa Verde
Chicken breast strips, sauteed with onions, mild green tomatillo sauce simply delicious!
14.95
FAJITAS‎
All served with salad, rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream, and choice of tortillas
Steak Fajitas
Sizzling‎ grilled skirt steak strips, sauteed with green peppers, onions, tomatoes
15.50
Chicken Fajitas
Sizzling grilled chicken strips, sauteed with green peppers, onions, tomatoes
14.50
Shrimp Fajitas
Sizzling grilled shrimp, sauteed with sliced onions, green peppers, tomatoes
15.50
Shrimp and Chicken Fajitas
Sizzling grilled shrimp and chicken strips, sauteed with green peppers, onions, tomatoes
16.50
Combo Fajitas Steak, Chicken and Shrimp
Sizzling grilled steak, chicken and shrimp, sauteed with sliced onions, green peppers, tomatoes
18.95
TACOS‎
All served with rice and beans
Tacos Carne Asada
Three soft corn tortillas, filled with broiled skirt steak topped with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream
12.75
With flour or crispy tortillas+0.75
Tacos Picadillo
Three‎ soft corn tortillas, filled with ground beef topped with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream
11.75
With flour or crispy tortillas+0.75
Tacos de Pollo al Pastor
Chunks of grilled chicken sauteed in a guajillo-chipotle sauce, topped with onions, cilantro and queso anejo, served with black beans and rice
13.00
With flour or crispy tortillas+0.75
Tacos Chorizo
Three soft corn tortillas, filled with Mexican sausage topped with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream
11.75
With flour or crispy tortillas+0.75
Tacos Pollo
Three‎ soft corn tortillas, filled with chicken topped with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream
10.50
With flour or crispy tortillas+0.75
ANTOJITOS MEXICANOS MEXICAN FAVORITES‎
All served with salad, rice, and beans*
Enchiladas en Mole Estilo Teloloapan
Three soft corn tortillas, with choice of ground beef, chicken or cheese, covered with tangy mole sauce, topped with cheese, sour cream.
13.75
With flour tortillas+0.75
Enchiladas Verdes
Three soft corn tortillas, with choice of ground beef, chicken or cheese, covered with spicy green sauce, topped with cheese, sour cream.
12.75
With flour tortillas+0.75
Flautas
Three crisp, rolled tortillas, stuffed with beef or chicken, topped with sour cream and guacamole
11.25
Chimichanga
Deep-fried flour tortilla filled with choice of ground beef or chicken, topped with guacamole
11.75
With Steak14.25
Enchiladas en Salsa Ranchera
Three soft corn tortillas, with choice of ground beef, chicken or cheese, covered with ranchero sauce, topped with cheese, sour cream.
11.50
With flour tortillas+0.75
Burritos Suizos
Three flour tortillas spread with refried beans
11.95
Ground beef
Chicken
Avocado
Covered with ranchero sauce
Topped with melted cheese
Sour cream.
With steak+1.50
Chiles Rellenos
Two mild poblano peppers stuffed with cheese
14.50
Homemade Tamales
Three steamed corn meal tamales, filled with pork, cooked in red huajillopepper sauce
12.95
MAS ANTOJITOS MEXICANOS MORE MEXICAN FAVORITES‎
Exquisite Tortas (Mexican Sandwiches)
Choice of steak, chicken, milanesa, or scrambled eggs with chorizo, spread with beans, topped with lettuce, sliced tomatoes, avocado, sour cream and cheese
7.25
Taco Salad
A crisp flour tortilla spread with beans, filled with choice of Ground beef, chicken or beans, topped with lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream
8.50
Tostadas
Three‎ crisp, flat tortillas spread with beans, choice of ground beef, chicken or guacamole, topped with lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream
8.50
Burro Grande
Large‎ flour tortilla spread with beans, choice of ground beef, chicken or steak, served with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream
6.50
With Guacamole
Burro Grande (Suizo)
Large flour tortilla spread with beans, choice of ground beef, chicken or steak, served with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream
9.50
With Guacamole10.50
COMBINACIONES COMBINATIONS‎
All served with rice, and beans*
Hay Caramba
Small skirt steak, one chicken taco, one cheese enchilada
11.25
Ixtapa
Beef‎ burrito, cheese enchilada, guacamole tostada
11.25
Teloloapan
Beef taco, stuffed pepper with cheese, chicken tostada
12.50
ChimiCaramba
Beef burrito, chicken tostada, cheese enchilada, small skirt steak 14.25`
Guerrero
Stuffed pepper with cheese, beef tostada, cheese enchilada
12.50
HUEVOS EGGS‎
Huevos con Chorizo
Two scrambled eggs with Mexican sausage, served with shredded lettuce, rice and beans
9.50
Huevos a la Mexicana
Two scrambled eggs withpico degallo, served with shredded lettuce, rice and beans
6.75
Huevos Rancheros
Two‎ over easy eggs in ranchero sauce, served with shredded lettuce, rice and beans
6.75
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Reviewed October 19, 2019

My friends live in Park Ridge and this is their go to Mexican restaurant. The food is great as is the service.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Davroz7
Reviewed August 7, 2019

This is a well-established and popular dining spot in downtown Park Ridge. There is street parking but finding a spot is usually not a problem. I would not describe the cuisine as trendy or cutting edge but it is good and consistent. Most regulars have...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank dickbart
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

First visit - probably last. This is a local family place, which I give them credit for. However, everything about the place sends off “big chain” vibe. Chips were stale. Salsa (cooked and warm variety) was ok. Table-made guacamole was excellent. But did I mention...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank tmatta
Reviewed May 16, 2019

The thrill of the evening was made from scratch guacamole made table side: spicy or mild. We did both! Wide menu that pleased the whole family.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 761rickh
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Been here multiple times and the food is always delicious and feels healthier than other Mexican restaurants. Portions are decent and pricing is okay but food is very good. Lunch specials are well priced, but they could offer a few selections more on the lunch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sargon K
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Tasty Mexican food. Portions are a bit small, but food is always fresh and well prepared. Only disappointment is that they are closed on Sunday and Monday.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CLK56
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Went at the end of the summer. It was very hot and we were sat outside because of a concert in the park that same night(busier than usual). The food was average at best and so was the overall experience. It definitely thrives on being...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dan A
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Love the food, service is great! My only complaint is the chips.....they are thick, not tasty, and greasy. I love the salsa, but the chips......yuk. We have had so many meals, I just can’t pick a favorite. Please go there and try whatever sounds good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gaygay53
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite Park Ridge restaurants for many years..Tasty, reasonable prices, great service. I LOVE the Horchata and Flan

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shelly B
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I have eaten here several times for lunch and the service is quick and the food is delicious. This was very inexpensive for the quality of food and our service has always been quick and efficient. Love going there for lunch.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Debbie M
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