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Perico's Mexican Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner


$5 - $18
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Perico's Fiesta Platter
4 Chicken wings, pitillos, cheese quesadillas, nachos and guacamole
Quesallias Supremas
Two flower tortillas stuffed with cheese, chicken, or beef. Served with guacamole & sour cream
Queso Fundido
Melted chihuahua cheese served with pico de gallo & tortillas, mushrooms, & poblano peppers or mexican sausage
Nachos Supremos
Nachos with beans, white & cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole, grilled chicken or beef & jalapeños
Nachos Texanos
Nachos with beans, melted cheese, sour cream, ground beef or shredded chicken & jalapeños
Chicken Wings
10 Wings dipped in our Perico's hot sauce
Chili Con Queso
Conctel De Camaron
Shrimp coctail in a light tomato sauce, garnished with poco de gallo and avocado
Caldo Tlalpeño
Tasty homemade chicken soup
Frijoles Charros
Traditional mexican bean soup
Perico's Salad
Tossed salad with dressing
Huachinango Al Mojo De Ajo
Baby red snapper fillet, lightly fried in garlic oil, served with tossed salad, mexican rise & charro beans
Camarones Al Mojo De Ajo
Gulf shrimp lightly fried in garlic oil, served with tossed salad, mexican rise & charro beans
Camarones Chilangos
Gulf shrimp covered with perico's cream chipotle sauce (hot & spicy) served with mexican rise, black refried beans & salad
Chilles Rellenos
Two poblano peppers filled with cheese, battered in egg & covered with red sauce & sour cream, served with rise, beans & tortillas
Only eating chips and salsa
Enchiladas Poblanas
Three enchiladas topped with delicious mole sauce, cheese & onion rings
Enchiladas Suizas
Three enchiladas topped with fresh green tomatillo sauce, cheese & sour cream
Enchiladas Rancheras
Three‎ enchiladas topped with ranchera sauce, cheese & sour cream
Enchiladas Rojas
Three enchiladas topped with fresh tomato sauce, cheese & sour cream
Enchiladas Mazatlan
Three sautéed shrimp & crab meat enchiladas topped with perico's creamy poblanos sauce, rise & black beans
Three rolled, crispy tortillas filled with shredded chicken, topped with avocado sauce, lettuce, cheese & sour cream
Fresh pork roast braised for hours in a delicious combination of corona, cream and fresh oranges. Then we lightly fry it and serve it with rice, beans, pico de gallo and tortillas
Tacos Pacos
Three soft tacos (asada or pastor) with onions & cilantro served with guacamole and frijoles charros
Red Snapper Fish Tacos
Red snapper lightly dusted in seasoned flour and fried. Served in flour tortillas and topped with pico de gallo. Rice, sour cream and chipotle  sauce served on the side
Camarones Acupulco
"Fantasticos" our best selling dish!!! Gulf shrimp stuffed with poblano peppers, wrapped in bacon, then charcoal-broiled, basted with perico's special house sauce, served with guacamole, rice, salad & charro beans
Beef $11.49
Chicken $11.49
Double fajitas (for two) $21.49
Marinated tender strips of grilled chicken, steak, sautéed with onions and peppers served with sour cream, pico de gallo, sour cream and tortillas
Fajitas Mar Y Tierra
Marinated‎ tender strips of beef, chicken, & gulf shrimp, stuffed with poblano peppers, wrapped in bacon, served with rise, beans, pico de gallo, sour cream & tortillas
Perico's Fajitas
Strips of beef & chicken, chorizo (mexican sausage) & shrimp served with rise, beans, sour cream pico de gallo & tortillas
Grilled sirloin strip served with guacamole, melted mexican cheese, a bowl of charro beans & tortillas
Ribeye Steak
Certified‎ angus beef ribeye. A tender and juicy ribeye hand-cut and perfectly marinated and grilled to your preference. Served with rice and salad
Grilled sirloin strip served with one cheese enchilada, rise, beans, pico de gallo & tortillas
Tacos Al Carbon
Three charbroiled beef or chicken tacos in soft flour tortillas with cheese dip, served with rise & beans
Always a great decision! Grilled salmon served with rise & fresh vegetables
Regular $13.99
One kabob $10.99
Mexican kabob, marinated & grilled portions of skirt steak, bacon, onions, tomatoes & green peppers, served on a bed of rice with salad & charro beans
Two Spinach Enchiladas
Topped with red sauce & cheddar cheese, served with rise & beans
One Burrito
Stuffed with potatoes & cheese, served with rise & beans
One Cheese Enchilada & Bean Burrito
With‎ rice
Spinach Quesadilla
Two flower tortillas stuffed with cheese & spinach, served with salad & sour cream
One Burritto, One Enchilada & One Taco
One Burrito & One Taco
With rice & beans
One Taco & One Enchilada
With‎ rice & beans
One Burrito & One Enchilada
With rice & beans
Fabulous Combination
A beef enchilada, chicken burrito, beef taco, chicken chimichanga, rice & beans
Burro Grande
A flour tortilla filled with chopped beef & cheese dip, topped with red tomato sauce, cheese & sour cream, served with rice & beans
Enchiladas Texanas
Three chicken, beef or cheese enchiladas, topped with red gravy sauce, cheddar cheese, sour cream & onion rings, served with rice & beans
Taco Salad
A flour tortilla shell topped with tossed salad, grilled beef or chicken, tomatoes & avocado slices
A deep fried tortilla, stuffed with chunks of chicken or beef, topped with cheese dip, lettuce, pico de gallo & sour cream, served with rice & beans
Seafood Chimichanga
A deep-fried flour tortilla, stuffed with shrimp & crab meat, topped with perico's cream poblano sauce, covered with lettuce & sour cream, served with rice & beans
Arroz con Pollo
Grilled chicken strips on a bed of rice covered with cheese sauce
Burro California
12"‎ flour tortilla filled with beef or chicken, rice, beans, lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream. Smothered with cheese sauce
One Enchilada
One Taco
One Burrito
One Tamale
One Chile Relleno
Served to children 10 & under · includes one soft drink
With rice & beans
With rice & beans
Cheese Quesadilla
With rice & beans
With french fries
With french fries
Lily's Plate
Chicken strips and french fries with cheese on top.
6oz. Grilled steak or chicken
With fries
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All reviews chips and salsa chimichanga lunch buffet great mexican food margaritas bluegrass
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Food is great everything else ruined it. The buffet is so tight only 1 or 2 people can get food from it at a time, so during lunch, expect a buffet line. Sit in the bar area as it's nicer, newer, and has the restrooms....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Goofy173
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Not many places to eat in Paris...this place was highly recommended by the locals. Wine and margaritas are very good and reasonably priced. Food was very good and fresh. Service excellent

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Excellent quality of food; guacamole to die for! Very clean and well administered. Decoarated Mexican style!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 732howardb
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch with my daughter before returning to MA. Server was friendly and food came out quickly. Queso was excellent. We had lunch specials and we both found the offerings solid. Overall solid for Mexican in the area - would definitely return.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank gcmass
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We ride around 75 miles each way for Great Mexican food. We love the chips and Salsa, homemade Guacamole made at your table. We have liked everything that we have tried including the lunch buffet. One of our favorite places .

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank johnpK6929PW
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We really enjoyed the food, service and authentic ambiance of this restaurant in Paris KY!! Looking forward to our next trip to visit the place again!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Diane E
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Staff did excellent job keeping drinks appetizers etc to 30 + people. Food is always delicious and this buffet was no exception! One of Paris’ most popular dining spots for a reason!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mewells56
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

I am a regular visitor to Perico's when I am in town to visit my grandchildren and son and his wife. The food is always very good and my grandchildren love it referring to it as "The Jungle", the service is always first class and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank PatF539
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Perico’s is the best Mexican food in town. If you are in Paris then stop in and try the chimichanga or the lunch buffet

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank scottyh273
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

One of the best Mexican resturaunts in the Bluegrass! Great food, great service and a great atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank mspohn44
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