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Ruiz' Mexican Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner
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A LA CARTE
3
Beef, Chicken, Chile Colorado, Cheese*, Barbacoa 1
Enchilada
Corn tortilla filled with cheese, onions, and topped with mole sauce and one meat of your choice
3
Beef, Chicken, Chile Colorado, Cheese*, Barbacoa 1
Enchilada Verde
Corn tortilla filled with cheese, onions, and topped with green poblano sauce and one meat of your choice
3
Beef, Chicken, Chile Colorado, Barbacoa, Frijoles, Black Beans* 1
Pepito
A fried soft taco. A flour tortilla folded over your choice of one filling and fried until golden, garnished with lettuce and tomato
3
Beef, Chicken, Chile Colorado, Barbacoa, Frijoles, Black Beans* 1
Melted Monterrey Jack Cheese 0.4
Burrito
A warm flour tortilla filled with your choice of one filling
3
Empanada
Wheat dough folded over a savory beef filling and fried until golden
3
Top with Beef & Shredded Cheese for (Per Tamala) 0.7
Tamal
Made from scratch! Choose from shredded pork made with chile ancho, or chicken made with roasted green tomatillo. (Pork, Chicken)
3
Beef, Chicken, Chile Colorado, Barbacoa, Frijoles, Black Beans* 1
Tostada
Fried corn tortilla topped with beans, onions, cheese, your choice of topping, lettuce and tomato
3
Beef, Chicken, Chile Colorado, Barbacoa, Frijoles, Black Beans* 1
Taco Americano
Choose between hard corn shell or soft flour tortilla, then filled with your choice of one filling and garnished with lettuce and tomato
3
Arroz & Frijoles
Flavorful Mexican rice and creamy refried beans. You can substitute the Mexican Corn for either the Arroz or Frijoles for $0.75
3
Mexican Corn*
Kernels of corn sauteed with peppers and onions. Topped with Queso Cotija
FROM THE GRILL
All plates come with Arroz & Beans: Black Beans or Frijoles. Additional charge for Tortillas & Sides
12
Pollo Adobado
Grilled chicken breast cut into strips, sauteed in spicy chipotle sauce and tossed with grilled onions. Served with warm flour tortillas. It's spicy, no crying
15
Discada
A meat lovers dream. Our marinated steak, homemade chorizo, and bacon grilled together with onions, tomatoes and bell peppers. Served with warm flour tortillas, pico de gallo and sour cream
16
Mexican Pepper Steak Topping 2
Steak Tampiquena
New York Strip steak grilled in a zesty marinade with a hint of butter, lime and cilantro. Topped with melted cheese and served with one cheese enchilada
FAJITAS
Grilled with bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. Served with warm flour tortillas, pico de gallo, and sour cream. Extra tortillas or sides may be purchased. +Homemade Chorizo $2; +Bacon $2; +Shrimp $4.25
18
Steak
17
Chicken
18
Shrimp
17
Steak & Chicken
13
Veggie*
FOR THE KIDS
All kids meal come with choice of Arroz & Frijoles or Fries
5
Chicken Rings
KIDS CREATE ONE
$5. Choose one filling for your item: Beef, Chicken, Frijole, Cheese*
Taco
Quesadilla
Burrito
DESSERTS
6
Fried Ice Cream
4
Sopapilla
Seasonal Dessert
DIPS
5
Jalapeno Frijole Dip
Otherwise known as bean dip. Beans, bacon, cheese, and jalapenos come together to form a creamy dip full of flavor`
6
Guacamole Ruiz*
Rich, creamy guacamole made Ruiz style from fresh avocado
6
Guacamole Poblano*
Fresh avocados mixed with diced tomatoes, onions, jalapenos and cilantro and freshly squeezed lime juice
6
Homemade Chorizo 1.75
Queso Gringo*
White cheese blended with diced green chiles
BURRITOS & QUESADILLAS
All plates come with Arroz & Beans: Black Bean or Frijoles
13
Melted Monterrey Jack Cheese 1.59
Queso Gringo 2
Steak, Chicken, Shrimp 2
Grilled Burritos
Flour tortillas filled with your choice of meat, sauteed onions and bell peppers. Served with sour cream, Guacamole Ruiz and pico de gallo. Add cheese to your burrito:
13
Burrito Melt
(Beef, Chicken, Chile Colorado, Frijoles, Black Beans) Three flour burritos of the same filling smothered with melted cheese
13
Steak, Chicken, Shrimp 2
Grilled Quesadillas
Three warm, soft flour tortillas filled with your choice of meat and melted cheese. Served with sour cream, Guacamole Ruiz and pico de gallo. Some call these soft tacos, some call them quesadillas. Either way - delicious
APPETIZERS
8
Empanadas
Four wheat dough empanadas folded over a savory seasoned beef filling and fried until golden. Served with hot sauce or sour cream
10
Steak, Chicken, Shrimp 3
Fajita Quesadilla
An oversized flour tortilla filled with cheese, onions, bell peppers and served with a dollop of sour cream and pico de gallo
9
16
Wings
Chicken wings tossed in your choice of sauce. Choose either 1 or 2 pounds. Please allow at least 15 minutes for wings
TACOS
13
Camarones
Sauteed shrimp topped with chipotle aioli, queso fresco and cilantro. Served with Guacamole Poblano, cebollas en escabeche and Mexican Corn
13
Pescado
Seared tilapia topped with chipotle aioli, queso fresco and cilantro. Served with Guacamole Poblano, cebollas en escabeche and Mexican Corn
9
Pollo Adobado
Grilled chicken sauteed in chipotle sauce. Spicy already, no salsa picante needed. Tacos served on corn tortillas and topped with queso fresco, cebollas en escabeche, cilantro served with lime
10
Carne Asada
Grilled marinated steak. Tacos served on corn tortillas and topped with queso fresco, cebollas en escabeche, cilantro served with lime
10
Barbacoa
Slow cooked beef with a blend of dried chiles and spices until tender. Tacos served on corn tortillas and topped with queso fresco, cebollas en escabeche, cilantro served with lime
PRICE RANGE
$21 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews chips and salsa enchiladas black beans beef rice mexican corn louis area family owned and operated restaurant great margaritas great food and service sour cream family dinner great meal portions are large the wait staff spicy miles
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Mexican food in the area. We've been coming there for over 30 years! Great service. Staff makes you feel like family.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kmt1949
Reviewed May 15, 2019

We have been enjoying the great food and great service at Ruiz since 1977, and never get tired of going back - it is a true delight each and every time - Muy bien!!!!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Greg B
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Mother's Day dinner Ruiz was our first choice, Service is fast and friendly. Food is delicious. Chili Colorado is the best i have ever had,

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Lisa W
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

I wouldn’t change a thing at Ruiz. You are still my favorite Mexican restaurant after 44 years of coming to Ruiz. Best food ever and great servers. Love me some Ruiz!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank PennyIsHappy
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

I remember coming here as a child and we decided to come out to Florrisant (from St. Charles) to see if it was as good as I remembered. It was wonderful! Really, the best Mexican restaurant I’ve been to in years! We had the guacamole....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Johnsheila1
Reviewed May 3, 2019

The food was delicious and the bartender Allie was awesome!!! The melon margarita was refreshing. Tasted just like a freeze pop.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Danielle B
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

The waitress was super friendly. Margaritas were tasty and delicious. Service was fast and everything was correct. Food was great. We always tell everyone about Ruiz's for getting true Mexican cuisine.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lauralO3135SW
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Great food, love the ala carte option, salsa was good, service was really good, food came out as expected. A tad pricey but worth every penny😜

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lisamill15
Reviewed February 11, 2019

I have been going to Ruiz for 40 years and the food has consistently been great quality. Portions are large, ingredients are top quality, and the service is fast and friendly!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank clpierce8
Reviewed February 8, 2019

Wonderful food and caring staff. The chicken fajitas are outstanding and the Italian margarita is superb! We have been going there for over 30 years!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kmt1949
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