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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

APPETIZERS
Super Nachos
chips, beans, cheddar cheese, guacamole, sour cream, onions and tomatoes.
USD 5.95
1/2 Order USD 4.5
Add Chicken Or Beef USD 1
Quesadilla
USD 6.95
Cheese Crispi
USD 3.95
Shrimp
1/2 Lbs USD 8.95
Pound USD 15.95
Nachos Chicos
chips topped with melted cheddar cheese.
USD 3.75
Cheese Dip
USD 1.5
SOUPS
Sopa De Albondigas
a delicious mexican soup made with fresh minted pork meatballs and seasonal vegetables in a clear broth. served with diced onions, cilantro and your choice of warm tortillas. a meal in itself (substitute with chicken).
USD 5.95
Shrimp Soup
prawns served in special soup with vegetable.
USD 10.95
DINNER - POLLO (CHICKEN)
Arroz Con Pollo O Camarone
USD 10.95
Chicken Pipian
authentic mexican dish. chicken strips cooked with a mole-like sauce with a pumpkin seed flavor. served with refried beans and mexican rice and warm tortillas.
USD 9.95
Pollo Poblano
broiled fresh chicken breast served in an authentic pueblan style! poblano pepper, chocolate, spices and fresh apples create this mysteriously dark, bittersweet sauce. served with warm tortillas on request.
USD 9.95
Chicken Mexican Style
skinless chicken breast in an authentic stew of onions, tomatoes, garlic and spices. served with your choice of warm tortillas.
USD 9.95
Pollo Azado
USD 9.95
Pollo Or Camarones A La Crema
USD 10.95
DINNER - CARNE (MEATS)
Carne Azada
skirt steak butterflied and flame broiled to your liking. served with guacamole and your choice of warm tortillas.
USD 10.95
Tacos Al Carbon
tender beef skirt steak, flame broiled, sliced and folded into soft corn tortillas with salsa mexicana, fresh cilantro and ranchero cheese.
USD 10.95
Steak torero
top sirloin steak flame broiled and topped with sauteed onions and green peppers. served with your choice of warm tortillas.
USD 10.95
Shrimp Burrito
USD 10.95
Chile Colorado
USD 9.95
Broiled Top Sirloin
juicy top sirloin steak flame broiled to your liking. served with a fresh green salad and your choice of dressing, french fries and sauteed vegetables.
USD 10.45
DINNER - MARISCO (SEAFOOD)
Seafood Enchiladas
two flour tortillas rolled and filled with shrimp, scallops, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and spices. topped with monterey jack cheese, a sauce of fresh tomatillo (mexican green tomatoes) and sour cream. served with refried beans and mexican rice.
USD 10.95
Camarones Al Mojo De Ajo
prawns butterflied, laced with garlic and served on a bed of shredded lettuce with a seafood sauce, garnished with sauteed onions, green peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes and lime. served with refried beans, mexican rice and your choice of warm tortillas.
USD 10.95
Camarones A La Diabla
shrimp sauteed in butter with mushrooms, our own special sauce and special selection of spices. hot!, served with refried beans, mexican rice and your choice of warm tortillas.
USD 10.95
Shrimp Burrito
USD 10.95
Camarones Con Tocino
USD 10.95
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
shrimp boiled in a special seafood broth finished with avocadoes, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and lime. served hot, cold or warm.
Large Serving USD 9.95
Mall Serving USD 7.5
DINNER - SIZZLING FAJITAS
Your Choice Of Beef Steak, Chicken Or Shrimp Marinated In A Special Selection Of Spices, Grilled And Garnished With Onions, Green Peppers And Tomatoes. Served With Guacamole, Sour Cream, Salsa Mexicana, Mexican Rice And Refried Beans. Your Choice Of Warm Tortillas.
Beef Or Chicken
USD 10.95
Shrimp
USD 11.95
HEALTHY CHOICE
These Dishes Have Been Selected Especially For Those Of You Who Are Health-conscious And Watch Carefully Your Intake Of Fat And Cholesterol. Enjoy!
Pollo Azado Burrito
large flour tortilla stuffed with broiled chicken, grilled vegetables, rice and whole beans. topped with our special verde sauce and pico de gallo.
USD 7.5
Add Sour Cream USD 0.5
Garden Fresco Burrito
lightly sauteed, fresh seasonal vegetables, rice, whole black beans wrapped in a flour tortilla. topped with a zesty burrito sauce and salad greens.
USD 5.95
Mexican Shrimp Caesar Salad
traditional caesar salad topped with shrimp, whole black beans, low fat ranchero cheese, tomatoes and avocados.
USD 8.95
Charbroiled Chicken Caesar Salad
white meat breast-only chicken strips charbroiled and served atop our unique caesar salad with ranchero cheese and seasoned croutons.
USD 7.95
Pollo A La Parrilla Ensalada
served in a crispy flour shell topped with grilled chicken, lettuce, black beans, ranchero cheese, sour cream, diced tomatoes and avocado slices.
USD 6.5
Veggie Enchilada
two corn tortillas stuffed with sauteed mushrooms, carrots, celery, green peas and topped with our own carrot puree and lowfat mexican cheese. served with rice and black beans.
USD 7.95
DESSERTS
Chimichanga Manzana
apples, cinnamon and spices stuffed in a flour tortilla, lightly fried and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, accompanied by freshly whipped cream and covered with caramel sauce.
USD 3.25
Deep-fried Ice Cream
USD 2.95
Sapodillas
USD 2.25
Ice Cream
USD 1.5
Flan
USD 1.95
Churros
USD 2.25
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I were on our way to Baker's Square next door as I love their wonderful wait staff and attentiveness to the customer's needs plus very nice food (Yes, unusual for Baker's Square in later years!). My friend said Mi Mexico had delicious...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 7, 2020 via mobile

We keep trying other Mexican restaurants based on recommendations, but none around Des Moines are comparable to Mi Mexico. Best carne asada, best margarita. Try the tamales! Given the pandemic, they are also the best I've seen so far on cleanliness and enforcing social distancing.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Went here for my birthday with my kids and friends. A really fun environment and real good mexican food. Easy access off interstate and plenty of parking

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

Really enjoyed our family visit for a late dinner. They had a variety of options and many price points. Food was very good and staff was as well they even served refried beans with the chips with was a first for me. I really enjoyed...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

The food was amazing. I enjoy the quesadilla ranchera, a top favorite. I suggest that everyone goes to this place.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 1, 2019

Our food and service were excellent. We ordered four items from the a la carte options menu and all selections were tasty.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

I had the enchilada and tostada lunch that is one of my favorites. Service was friendly and prompt with extra chips served while waiting. This is a favorite Mexican lunch spot to meet our friends.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

Always a source for traditional Mexican fare and portions are plentiful. Plenty of parking available.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

I lived in the Dallas area for many years so needless to say I love Tex-Mex style Mexican food! Have been to this restaurant many times and never disappointed! Great food for a great price. The original margaritas are wonderful🍹

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

Staying overnight near Mi Mexico. Out for a walk, found this nice Mexican restaurant. Stopped into the bar for a "good" Margarita. Sat down, someone quickly placed chips, beans and salsa in front of me. This fun experience cost less than $4.00 :-)

Date of visit: April 2019
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Kris S
April 20, 2018|
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Response from FrequentDinerWDM | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely make a reservation
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Deganotneb
January 13, 2018|
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Response from stone595 | Reviewed this property |
They have the best cheese enchilada ever!
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nancradpackerfan
June 18, 2017|
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Response from Wanderlust777 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure. But it is a huge menu, so it seems likely that there would be something that met your needs.
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