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Tu Y Yo

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Mexican, Latin
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small hand stretched corn flour dough topped with beans, fresh cheese, onions, lettuce & your choice of bistec (beef), mexican sausage (longaniza), zucchini or mushrooms. 1 per order.
Jalapenos Maria Luisa
maria luisa gallardo de sandoval 1950, breaded jalapeno peppers filled with shredded chicken served over a bed of tomato sauce.
Crepa De Camaron
thin crepe filled with shrimp, olives and cheese served with a chipotle pepper sauce.
Flautas De Pollo
golden tacos stuffed with shredded chicken, topped with lettuce, sour cream, onions, and cheese.
Empanadas De Platano Macho Con Queso
plantain turnovers filled with cheese.
Tacos De Chapulines
six deep fried mini tacos stuffed with grasshoppers and served with avocado sauce.
assorted combination of chicken (oaxaca), . corn (elote), . coconut (coco), fish (pescado) and pork (puerco en joloch) fillings in corn dough, wrapped and steamed in banana leaves.
Crepa De Cuitlacoche En Salsa Poblana
thin crepes filled with cuitlocoche (corn's black mushroom), corn and onions, served with poblano pepper sauce.
Empanadas De Chicharron De Chapulin
corn flour turnovers filled with fried grasshoppers (order of 3).
small corn flour turnover filled with cheese and your choice of: tinga (shredded beef), flor de calabaza (squash blossom) or cuitlacoche (corn's black mushroom). 1 per order.
Caldo Tlalpeno
chicken soup from tlalpan, mexico city, made with chipotle pepper, chickpeas, rice, cheese, herbs and spices.
spinach, celery, apple, cucumber and orange slices in a yogurt-balsamic dressing and topped with sesame seeds.
Tu Y Yo
lettuce, tomatoes, fresh cheese and cilantro dressing.
Ensalada De Nopal
cooked chopped cactus, onions, cilantro and tomatoes topped with cheese and amaranth seeds. served with vinegar and olive oil.
Carmaron Con Pulpo
shrimp and octopus in a garlic mojillo sauce with slices of pasilla pepper's.
Calamares Enjitomatados
calamari sauteed with onions, garlic, tomatoes, spices and jalapeno peppers.
Salmon Criolla
fresh pan fried atlantic salmon in a creamy guajillo sauce accompanied with chipotle-potato and shrimp cakes.
Ancas De Rana En Mole Verde
frog legs in green mole made with pumpkin seeds, poblano peppers, tomatillos, amaranth & spices.
Chile Relleno De Camaron
poblano pepper stuffed with shrimp, goat cheese and black olives drizzled in a red bell pepper sauce.
Pescado Fortin De Las Flores
fried tilapia fillet covered in a fortin sauce made out of mushrooms, white wine, green and red bell peppers, wheat flour and cream.
Chile Relleno En Nogada
poblano pepper stuffed with ground beef, almonds, raisins, peaches and cheese, covered in a sweet creamy sauce with pomegranate and cilantro on top. (available on fall and winter season).
Bisteces "mama Evelia" (evelia Gomez Viuda De Guzman 1930)
angus chopped tender sirloin cooked in onion and tomatillo-chipotle sauce.
Bisteces En Salsa borracha (emiliana Guzman De Verdaled 1950)
angus chopped tender sirloin simmered in a drunken sauce made with beer, pasilla peppers and cactus strips.
Tinga (claudia Fuentes)
angus shredded tender sirloin slow cooked en assorted peppers (ancho, chipotle and guajillo).
Mole Colorado Tiaxcalteca
chicken breast in a red mole made with chocolate, almonds, peanuts, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds and ancho, pasilla, mulato and chipotle peppers.
Pollo En Mole Blanco
chicken breast covered in a creamy sauce made with onions, nuts, pine nuts, and beer.
Pollo Dos Chiles Con Nopales
chicken breast cooked in a sauce made of morita & guajillo peppers, tomatoes, onions and garlic topped with chopped cactus.
Tinga Poblana
shredded chicken breast cooked in assorted chipotle peppers and tomatoes.
Pechugas En Salsa De Chile Poblano
boneless chicken breast covered in a chile poblano sauce made out of squash blossom, corn, cheese, poblano pepper and cream.
Puerco En Salsa De Cacahuates
chopped pork tenderloin sauteed within a peanut sauce made of tomatoes, costeno and jalapeno peppers, onion, garlic, bacon and cinnamon.
Nopales Con Cerdo
chopped pork tenderloin sauteed with fresh cactus in a sauce made out of green tomatoes, vinegar, ancho, mulato and pasilla peppers.
slow cooked pork, simmered in spices, lard and orange juice. accompanied with salsas & tortillas.
Cochinita Pibil ( Maria Ruz Viuda De Espinosa 1908)
shredded boneless pork loin, marinated in a sauce made of achiote, orange, garlic, onions and spices.
Pipian Paskal
chopped chayote squash in pipian made of, pumpkin seeds, peanuts, cilantro, herbs, ancho and guajillo peppers.
Spinach A La Carlos
spinach and potatoes in a garlic butter sauce with spices.
Indio Vestido
cactus paddle stuffed with cheese drizzled in a guajillo and tomatillo sauce.
Nopales En Salsa Verde Y Amaranto
chopped cactus smothered in a tomatoes sauce and amaranth seeds.
Tortillas (3)
Fresh Cheese
Kid's Sincronizadas
corn tortillas with ham, and melted cheese.
Kid's Quesadilla
corn tortillas with melted cheese.
Pollo Andres
breaded chicken strips, served with rice and beans.
Pollo Al Grill
grilled chicken, served with rice and beans.
breaded beef filet, served with rice and beans
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tu Y Yo is a homestyle MEXICAN restaurant. It does modern and old family Mexican recipes in a friendly setting. Some of the recipes go back a hundred years to L' Abuela.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jackholmes181
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This place is a gem. Quiet, excellent food, perfect service, close to Davis Square but not too close. A great selection of beers. The Camarones Macaria were great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marteaudor
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I've been wanting to try Tu Y Yo for years and finally got there today. I arrived between the lunch and dinner service and I was graciously offered the option of ordering from either menu. I opted for lunch and wasn't disappointed -- my meal...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MaryF70707
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We found Tu Y Yo after dinner plans in Davis fell through. This was a very good thing. We've been coming to Tu Y Yo for ~4 years or so and it's addictive. The mole is outstanding, the beans are delicious, and the crepa de...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

I wish we had more mexican restaurants like this around. The mole and poblano dishes were delicious. Next time we'll be staying for dessert to try the avocado cheese cake. I'm still thinking about the food the next day.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank andyg361
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

A cozy, intimate place that felt like you stepped back in time. The counter flanked by old black & white photos reminiscent of Old Mexico. This isn't where you'll find combination plates or the more commonplace Mexican fare. It's far more interesting than that. Think...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Vivi3399
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I haven't had dinner at Tu y Yo for a few years, but it was the perfect place for the four of us to enjoy an evening together. I like their menu because it's beyond the run of the mill Mexican. All four of us...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank windtraveler_7
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

I don’t usually go out for Mexican food but if I had a place like this where I live, I’d go a lot. Most Mexican food in the US is mostly Tex Mex. Not this. This is nopals, moles, slow-simmered meats, delicious beans, rice done...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank sherryr631
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Add 'Mexican' coffee seasoned with cinnamon and a touch of cocoa and fried plantains. One of the best 'authntic' Mexican vs American Mexican food restaurants around in my opinion. I have never been disappointed here. Great for lunch and dinner too. My daughter loved the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank jmoeling
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We recently ate here coming from California where Mexican food is a staple. The pricing was quite high and the restaurant older. We had little kids with us (12, 8 and 4). Soft drinks were ridiculously priced-- 3.50 for a lemonade in a child's cup...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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