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Azuca Nuevo Latino Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
CUISINES
Latin, Caribbean, Central American
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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APPETIZERS​
5.00
Tostones with Mojo
Plantain fritters with garlic mojo
8.50
Coconut Shrimp
Coconut crusted large shrimp with zesty calypso sauce
6.00
Amazonian Tamal
Tender corn masa tamal, filled with chicken, steamed in banana leaf with black bean and axiote sauces
7.50
Argentinean Chorizo
Grilled, Argentinean sausage on fried yuca with sofrito and chimichurri sauces toast and a drizzle of pepper oil
9.00
Jalapeno Gambas
Giant prawns wrapped in bacon and a strip of mild jalapeno pepper honeyed BBQ sauce.
7.50
Arepa
White corn cake with cheese filled with pull pork in sofrito shredded lettuce and diced tomato.
6.00
Bolivian Empanada
Chicken turnover, shredded lettuce avocado and tangy tomatoes
22.00
Appetizer Sampler
Chorizo Argentino, tostones, ceviche coconut shrimp and scampi al ajillo
9.00
Calamari Grilla
Marinated calamari steak, grilled and served with olive relish, roma tomatoes and tangy guava mojo
9.00
Tuna Tiradito
Thin slices of yellow fin tuna with a lime, aji amarillo and green onion marinade.
SOUPS​
Cup 3.00
Bowl 5.00
Black Bean Soup
Traditional soup with pico, crispy chicharrones and sour cream
Cup 3.50
Bowl 5.50
Sopa de Tortilla
Signature tortilla soup with grilled chicken and fried tortilla hay.
Cup 3.00
Bowl 5.00
Cook's Soup
Let our cooks surprise you with their choice of seasonal creations, please ask your server.
Cup n/a
Bowl 6.50
Gazpacho Andaluz
Chilled andalucian vegetable soup with tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and avocado.
SALADS​
7.50
Tropicante
Mixed tender leaves with apples, pineapple, papaya and queso fresco, hibiscus blossom vinaigrette
8.00
Cuba Criolla
Slice of crispy iceberg lettuce with pork fritter avocado, tomato, black bean relish, plantain and mango ranch dressing
8.75
Cobb Caribena
Iceberg lettuce, spiced chicken, avocado, tomatoes, panela cheese, bacon, jicama and pineapple, cilantro-mustard vinaigrette.
8.00
Tropical Palm Heart
Costa rican palm heart, tossed with roasted peppers on bib lettuce, black pepper-cilantro lemongrette.
8.50
Pepita Crusted Goat Cheese
Pumpkin seed crusted goat cheese and mixed greens, drizzled with strawberry-honey vinaigrette
8.75
Spiced Chicken and Spinach
Chili dusted breast of chicken, baby spinach shaved mango and creamy chipotle dressing
7.50
Bread and Tomato Cha Cha
Tomatoes, large croutons, cilantro, red onions crispy smoked bacon and crumbled fresh requezon cheese, lime-garlic dressing on red lettuce leaves
7.50
Baja
Fresh avocado, field greens and black bean salad with red onions, orange and red wine vinaigrette.
7.00
Ceasar Latino
Romaine hearts, tossed in a zesty latino dressing, cornbread croutons and fried flour tortilla strips.
LUNCH ENTREES​
Select any of the soups or an azuca garden salad for 3
With the purchase of any sandwich or lunch entree
8.50
Soups +3.00
Azuca garden salad +3.00
Roasted Cilantro Chicken
Chicken​ breast, marinated in cilantro-lemon oil with mashed potatoes, vegetables and coriander remoulade.
9.75
Soups +3.00
Azuca garden salad +3.00
Crab Crusted Salmon
Fresh fillet, crusted with mashers and crabmeat, over sauteed vegetables, huitlacoche and ajo amarillo sauces.
8.50
Soups +3.00
Azuca garden salad +3.00
Agave Glazed Chicken
Chicken thighs glazed with agave nectar, skewered with sugar cane, over corn rice.
8.75
Soups +3.00
Azuca garden salad +3.00
Pepita Chicken
Pumpkin seed crusted breast of chicken with mashers, vegetables, yellow peruvian pepper sauce.
9.50
Soups +3.00
Azuca garden salad +3.00
Lunch Catch
Seasonal fish fillet, prepared pan-fried, steamed, grilled or blackened, served with mashers and sauteed vegetables.
9.00
Soups +3.00
Azuca garden salad +3.00
Churrasquinho
Grilled 6 oz. of tender beef shoulder steak with sofrito and chimichurri sauces, roasted corn mashers and vegetables
9.75
Soups +3.00
Azuca garden salad +3.00
Shrimp Linguini
Epazote marinated shrimp, tossed with linguini pasta, tricolor peppers, chipotle cream sauce and queso fresco.
8.75
Soups +3.00
Azuca garden salad +3.00
Pork Shank
Slow roasted pork shank over lima bean ragout and sauteed vegetables.
DEL FOGON (FROM THE GRILL)​
Our cuts of meats are grilled to your liking and are accompanied by creamy mashed potatoes, fire-roasted vegetables and our famous chimichurri sauce
18.50
12oz. Aged New York Steak
18.00
Beef Steak Churrasco
21.00
10 oz. Rib Eye Steak of Beef
16.00
Center Cut Pork Chop
16.00
Double Breast Chicken
25.00
8 oz. Beef Tenderloin Medallion
22.00
Lamb Chops (3 australian grass fed chops)
SANDWICHES​
All sandwiches are served with our famous curly fries, jicama-cucumber slaw and ketchup.
8.00
Cuban Sandwich
Roasted pork loin slices, ham, swiss cheese, mustard and pickles in a griddle-pressed cuban roll.
8.00
Pepito... ha! Tradicional
Seared beef tenderloin slices in two sourdough rolls with grilled onions guacamole and black bean spread.
8.50
Blackened Tuna Steak Torta
Fresh tuna fillet, dusted in latino spices, with jicama slaw, lettuce, onions and tomatoes
7.50
Chicken Thigh Adobada
Adobo marinated thighs and jalapeño jack cheese in a crusty bread with lettuce, tomato and onions
8.00
Pull Pork Sandwich
Shredded, roasted pork in a tangy bbqsauce, grilled onions, in a paisano bread
8.00
Churrasco Brazileiro Sandwich
Tender, open fire grilled beef steak, with a caipirinha cream, lettuce and grilled tomatoes, in a soft roll
8.00
Alamo Fish Tacos
Our​ invention of fry fish fillet, in soft corn tortillas, pico, guac, cabbage and our signature sauce
7.50
Grilled Portobello
Accompanied with baby spinach, tomato, onion and fresh queso blanco in a focaccia roll
8.00
Grilled Chicken Wrap
Fire​ roasted chicken breast, rolled in a chipotle tortilla, with farmer’s cheese lettuce, tomatoes and onions
DESSERTS​
6.00
Chocolate Lava Cake
Warm chocolate cake with pisco-flavored chocolate ganache, over strawberry soup.
6.00
Banana Cheese Cake Brûlée
Creamy cheese cake with caramelized, fresh bananas and warm orange-cajeta sauce
6.00
Tres Leches
Spongy cake soaked in three milk syrup, covered with crème chantilly and fresh berries
6.00
Flan Cubano
Sweet caramel custard with fresh oranges and cuban rum marinated currants
6.00
Warm Mango Cobbler
Baked, spiced, ripe mango chunks, with a crispy sweet crust, served with dulce de leche ice cream and chantilly
6.00
Berry Chocolate Crêpes
Wild berry compote, folded in thin chocolate crêpes, laced with bittersweet chocolate sauce and ice cream of your choice
8.00
Chocolate Fondue
Kahlua flavored chocolate sauce, accompanied with tropical fruits, berries and banana bread
6.00
Grilled Pineapple Tembleque
Fire-roasted pineapple with a smooth coconut custard and piña colada sauce
6.00
Tropical Fruit Gratin
Fire-glazed seasonal sliced fruits and berries on a bed of creamy vanilla sauce with ice cream
5.50
Ice Creams or Sorbets
Ask your server for today’s tropical and classic flavors
KIDS​
This section is for children up to 11 years of age, only!!!
7.50
Chicken Tenders
Tender breast of chicken, battered and fried, served with curly fries and ketchup.
7.00
Pasta
Fettuccine pasta with, grilled chicken and creamy parmesan sauce
9.00
Steak and Mashers
Grilled 6 oz. of tender beef steak with mashers and veggies.
7.00
Grilled chzzzz
With, or without ham.... a perfect triple decker grilled cheese served with curly fries and ketchup
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love that it is small, intimate and friendly. The bar is great and the food even better. I came back a year from my first review and am very excited that the food is still fantastic. If you are in the area and are...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank DannyNM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness how have we never eaten here before? Azuca in Southtown is wonderful! Fresh made white and red sangria, orange guacamole, Pasta Frontera, Ropa Vieja, and Flamed Fruit Creme Brûlée. Incredible! Lovely patio, cute indoor dining, good music...it’s spectacular! Fun night out!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank judycD6364ML
Reviewed September 14, 2019

The bar/restaurant has THE best happy hour. There is an extensive selection of mojitos and other cocktails available for only $3.50. It's an absolutely bargain. The food is also delicious. Give it a try!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank kScottATX
Reviewed July 22, 2019

one of the best restaurants i have ever eaten in, atmosphere perfect, service superb, the food was just perfection. I would recommenced anyone to go to this restaurant. Can't recommend it highly enough

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MattK1
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Initially wanted to go to Rosario’s since we heard good things from friends. Well it was an hour wait, and our bellies were hungry now. We read a few reviews on this place and decided to take a walk over. We were lucky enough to...More

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

Just had the best salad of my life tonight! A Peruvian salad with quinoa and greens and a nice tender slab of medium cooked blackened tuna. The best spices on a blackened food I've ever had! Great service Charming historic location and building. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JeanneV605
Reviewed January 11, 2019

From the outside, it looks like a little dive, but the food is very good, the atmosphere peaceful, and the service excellent. It was a great relief to get outstanding cornbread in place of the endless chips and salsa!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Egstra
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Wow! Excellent service and delicious food! We got the plantains appetizer and the guacamole appetizer. Both excellent! Black bean soup wonderful! Salads (quinoa and Cesar) both great! Our group had the pasta with shrimp, sea bass, seafood curry, and seafood paella! The only advice would...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ptravels
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Chef Rene and his staff are great as suggesting dishes if you can't decide. Everything I've had has been great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bobflowerguy2016
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We were looking for really good food after some time at riverwalk establishments. The menu at Azuca is interesting, quite different from typical Tex-Mex. The food was delicious, and the staff was great. They managed to make minor changes so that almost the entire menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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