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Americas

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$18 - $70
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

CEVICHES
12
Ahi Tuna
roasted peanut, jicama, cilantro, crispy onion, citrus ponzu
12
Salmon
smoked salmon, pineapple, jalapeno, toasted sesame, key lime
13
Crab & Shrimp
tomato, avocado, jalapeno, tigers milk
15
Mixto
gulf shrimp, market catch, red onion, chile, cilantro
19
Flight Tasting of All Four
TAQUITOS
11
Softshell Crawfish
hoisin, sesame, avocado
12
Bacon Wrapped Quail
mushroom, panela cheese, red pepper, bearnaise
9
Plantain Crusted Shrimp
cilantro slaw, pico de gallo, avocado
10
Beef Shortrib
black bean, queso fresco, pickled onion, tempura mushroom
18
Taquito Tray of All Four
SALAD AND SOUP
8
Mixed Greens Salad
manchego, house herbed crostini, cilantro dressing
9
Caesar Salad
heart of romaine, parmesan, lemon, herbed crouton
14
Crab Caprichosa Salad
fresh tomato & mozzarella, avocado, lump crab salad, grilled chimichurri bread
14
Organic Quinoa Salad
grilled chicken, poblano & red pepper, tomato, green onion, mixed greens, lime-herb vinaigrette
11
Cubana Soup
black bean soup with smoked ham, onion-relish & provolone cheese served in a toasted sourdough bread boule
14
Chupe De Langosta
peruvian lobster bisque, corn, chayote squash, smoked panela cheese
SMALL PLATES
13
Empanadas
latin pastries, assorted dipping sauces
11
Potato Crusted Calamari
jalapeno remoulade, roasted tomato salsa
12
Bbq Pork Arepas
corn cakes, pulled pork, pickled onion, queso fresco, apple-cabbage slaw
12
Lobster Corndogs
corn poblano dipping sauce
11
Angel Wings
ethereally light chicken wings, spicy papaya, blue cheese, celery
16
Smoked Lamb Lollichops
anticucho marinade, yuca fries
Corn Smoked Crab Fingers
yuca cake, red pepper lemon butter mkt/seasonal
ENTREES
6oz 29
8oz 32
10oz 38
12 Oz 44
16 Oz 56
The Churrasco
"voted esquire magazine's top 20 steaks in americas" signature aged beef tenderloin, chimichurri, yuca, pickled onion, bearnaise
19
Pollo Encamisado
plantain crusted chicken, seared panela cheese, black bean sauce, crema fresca
26
Relleno
achiote rubbed pork tenderloin stuffed with cilantro tamalito, jumbo lump crab, jumbo shrimp, roasted tomato, avocado, habanero beurre blanc
19
Pollo Ahuacatl
grilled chicken breast with organic quinoa, grilled asparagus, avocado mousse
28
Asado De Tira
beef short rib cooked sous-vide and grilled medium rare, roasted beets, mashed potato, malbec reduction
24
Crispy Pork Carnitas
slow roasted pork, achiote shrimp, mole, arroz con rajas
45
Churrasco De Borrego
grilled lamb loin, lamb chops, chimichurri, roasted maduros, pickled onion, bearnaise
45
Parrillada
grilled beef tenderloin churrascos, buffalo churrasco, lamb chops, crispy pork, argentine sausage, yuca cake
22
Tallarines
achiote grilled shrimp, smoked crab fingers, corn fettuccine in lobster sauce
28
Scallop & Short Rib
seared diver scallop, grilled beef short rib, crisp yuca cake, bearnaise
ACCOMPANIMENTS
14
Grilled Lobster Tail Al Ajillo
11
Jumbo Lump Crab
7
Shrimp Al Ajillo
7
Plantain Crusted Shrimp
6
Yuca Fries
6
Grilled Asparagus
6
Chiles Y Cebollas
6
Mashed Potato
7
Twice Baked Potato Gratin
DESSERTS
The Original Tres Leches
everyone should experience it at least once!
Delirio De Chocolate
chocolate truffle cake, chocolate mousse, chocolate ganache
Crema Catalana
vanilla creme brulee, shortbread, berries
Cocoa Tart
richly intense gianduja fudge, chocolate ganache, coconut ice cream
Alfajores
miniature melt-in-your mouth dulce de leche cookie sandwiches
Tequila Bread Pudding
toffee, tequila, caramel, cinnamon ice cream
(Serves 6 to 8) 30
Whole Tres Leches Cake
available for take out with 24 hours advance notice
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hosted a business dinner for 4 last week here. The environment and decor was unique and quite cool. The initial service and introduction to the menu was good. After that it was a whirlwind of servers and good food for a 3 hour culinary...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Mark V
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

The best ambiance. And whimsical decor. If you want to experience Latin American cuisine, this is the best place to come. Complimentary fried plantains. (Platanitos) with salsa chumichurri. We’ll definitely come back!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Janmcc12
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Have eaten at Americas many times, always found to be a fine meal. They make you feel as you are in a south American country, its really great.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank fred918
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

We went to this restaurant 20 years ago when it was a hot spot in Houston and loved it. Recently we went on a Friday night to their happy hour and then had dinner. The food and service was good as we remembered, but the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NolaBola2008
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

I have been here for dinner 3 times now. The plantain chips and dip they bring out are great. We have the empanadas, both the vegetables and the bean and chorizo; they were both amazing. The people we were with had the chicken wings, not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank torres07md
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Service was very good but unfortunately the food was very mediocre. Husband had their bean soup which was ok but nothing special. From there all downhill. Could not eat the bland pretty tasteless choices but service was good. Took home for Rottie. Big disappointment. Prices...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PauletteP606
Reviewed November 27, 2018

This place seems to have been forgotten by the trendy Houstonians who used to frequent it, but this food is as good as ever. I love the make-you-own salads and they have some great seafood dishes. The decor and the cavernous feel to the dining...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank davemh333
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a party of eight for Saturday night and I’m so glad I called America’s! The ambiance was quiet and interesting. Everyone loved the interesting menu choices. The service was perfect all evening, very attentive but never hovering. The food was delicious. Try the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leeannf875
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We went there on a Sunday and had no idea they only have a brunch buffet on Sundays. It was a pleasant surprise! For a flat fee, you could have as much as you want! They had made-to-order omelets, empanadas, beef tenderloin, several desserts, and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 828roxanneb
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We have been to America's many times over the years. We especially like to take advantage of the Sunday Brunch. It is very good and you get a great overview of the type of food they serve nightly and at lunch during the week. Their...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank aggiem0mjan
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