The Prickly Pear Cantina

Appetizers

STREET CORN
Roasted white corn, cotija aioli, tajin
$6
CARNITAS BEAN DIP
Tender bits of carnitas in our cheesy bean dip, in a crispy tortilla bowl
$8
GUACAMOLE
Made fresh with California avocados, cilantro, lime, Serrano chiles & garlic
$9
JALAPEÑO CHIMICHANGAS
Fire roasted jalapeños & cream cheese in a crispy tortilla with cilantro crema
$9
TAQUITOS
Corn tortillas filled with chicken or shredded beef topped with sour cream
$9
QUESADILLA
Flour tortilla filled with Mexican cheeses, served with sour cream & pico de gallo
(add chicken, carnitas, carne asada, or ground beef for $6)
$10
NACHOS
Tortilla chips with Mexican cheese fondue, refried beans, chipotle crema & pico de gall. Add chicken, carnitas, carne asada, or ground beef for $6
$11
QUESO FUNDIDO
Oaxacan cheese, house made chorizo, chips
$12
VEGGIE QUESADILLA
Mushrooms & squash with Jack cheese in a parmesan crusted tortilla
$12
MEXICALI AHI
Seared ahi, avocado, pineapple salsa, tajin
$14
PRAWNS A LA PLANCHA
Grilled wild Gulf prawns with Mexican cocktail sauce
$16
MARGARITA PRAWNS
Sauteed wild Gulf prawns, tequila, lime, shallots, jalapeno
$18

Soups & Salads

CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP
Tomato chili broth with chicken & crispy tortilla strips
$5/$9
BAJA CAESAR SALAD
TRomaine lettuce, house made masa croutons, cotija cheese & chipotle Caesar dressing (add chicken, carnitas, carne asada or ground beef for $5, add Gulf prawns for $8)
$10
CLASSIC TACO SALAD
Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, pinto beans, sour cream, avocado, Jack cheese, cilantro ranch dressing & choice of meat in a giant flour taco shell
$15
SPICY SOUTHWEST TACO SALAD
Romaine, cabbage, carrots, radishes, tomatoes, black beans, corn, avocado, Jack cheese, cilantro ranch dressing & chipotle crema with chopped chicken in a flour taco shell
$15
BAJA SHRIMP SALAD
Grilled wild Gulf prawns, organic baby greens & romaine, pineapple salsa & avocado, 16 with tequila lime vinaigrette
$20
MEXICAN NICOISE
Seared ahi tuna, served rare, organic baby greens, tomatoes, hard-boiled egg, carrots, radish, black beans & avocado, with tequila lime vinaigrette
$20

Burritos

THE “FAMOSO” BURRITO
Our most popular dish! Slow roasted carnitas classically prepared in a cazo de cobre, Jack cheese, guacamole, sour cream, beans & rice, served “wet” with red enchilada sauce
$15
BURRITO
Beans, rice & cheese with choice of meat. Ask about the low-carb option
$12
CHIMICHANGA
Beans, rice, jack cheese, choice of meat, deep fried
$13
CALI BURRITO
Grilled chicken breast, black beans, rice, cabbage, jack cheese, avocado tomatillo
crema, topped with sliced avocado & chipotle crema, in a sun-dried tomato tortilla
$16
EL JEFE BURRITO CHALLENGE
Ask your server for details!
$35

Specialty Platters

Served with rice & choice of refried, whole or black beans

“THE CLASSICO”
One crispy chicken taco & one cheese enchilada with red sauce
$14
ENCHILADAS NEW MEXICO
Two cheese enchiladas topped with red sauce & two sunny side up eggs
$14
LAS DIABLO ENCHILADAS
Two ground beef & cheese enchiladas with a spicy habañero enchilada sauce. Served with rice & beans. Very spicy!
$15
“THE MEXICAN FLAG” ENCHILADA PLATTER
Three enchiladas: one shredded beef with red sauce, one chicken with green salsa verde & one cheese with Oaxacan chocolate molé sauce
$16
ENCHILADAS VERA CRUZ
Pacific bay shrimp, sautéed onions & peppers, poblano cream sauce, served with rice & beans
$17
BAJA FISH TACOS
Grilled or fried Mahi Mahi, pineapple salsa, cabbage & cilantro crema
$17

SPECIALTY CAZUELAS

Served with rice & choice of refried, whole or black beans

CARNITAS
Slow roasted pork with stewed tomatoes, chilies, onions & Jack cheese
$17
CHILE VERDE
Tender chunks of braised pork in green tomatillo sauce
$17

Combination Platters

CHOICE OF ONE ITEM $12 / TWO ITEMS $14 / THREE ITEMS $16
Served with rice & choice of refried, whole or black beans

ENCHILADAS
Start with choice of fillings: cheese, chicken, ground or shredded beef. Finish with choice of sauce: red enchilada sauce, tomatillo salsa verde or Oaxacan chocolate molé
CHILE RELLENO
(add $1.50) – Pacifico beer battered, fire roasted poblano chile stuffed with Mexican cheeses served on red enchilada sauce, topped with sour cream
CRISPY TACO
Choice of shredded beef, chicken, or ground beef, with shredded lettuce, tomato & Cotija cheese
“STREET” STYLE TACO
Choice of carne asada, chicken, ground beef, mushroom or carnitas with fresh chopped cilantro, diced onions & lime wedge in a soft corn tortilla. Ask about the low-carb option. Make it a Mahi Mahi fish taco for $2 more

Fajitas

PORTABELLA MUSHROOM
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$14
CHICKEN
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$16
GRILLED MAHI-MAHI
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$18
SPICY PRAWNS AL DIABLO
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$24
NY STEAK RANCHERO
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$22
NY STEAK & PRAWNS
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$28

Add sour cream or guacamole for $2. Add enchilada sauce for $1.50.
Most items can be made spicier upon request. Pico de gallo & jalapeños are available upon request.

We are proud members of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Sustainable Food Movement

The Prickly Pear Cantina

Happy Hour – Monday – Friday 3:00-6:00

Drinks

HOUSE MARGARITA
$5
PRICKLY PEAR MARGARITA
$6
MAESTRO MARGARITA
$7
CITRUS FIRE MARGARITA
$8
HOUSE WHITE OR RED WINE
$6
PACIFICO DRAFT
$4
CORONA LIGHT DRAFT
$4
BUD LIGHT
$4

Food

GUACAMOLE
$5
STREET STYLE TACO
(Carnitas, Ground Beef or Chicken)
$4
QUESADILLA
(add meat for $2)
$5
JALAPENO CHIMICHANGAS
$5
TAQUITOS
(chicken or beef)
$5
NACHOS
(add meat $2)
$6

The Prickly Pear Cantina

Margaritas

All of our Margaritas are made with 100% Blue Agave Tequila & fresh agave nectar. Pitchers of our Margaritas are available!

HOUSE MARGARITA
El Jimador Silver, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$9
PRICKLY PEAR
El Jimador Silver, prickly pear nectar, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$10
ORIGINAL
Tres Agaves Silver, Cointreau & fresh lime
$10
WATERMELON
El Jimador Silver, watermelon liquor, agave nectar & fresh watermelon
$10
STRAWBERRY
El Jimador Silver, agave nectar & fresh strawberries
$10
MAMACITA
Tres Agaves Silver, agave nectar, fresh lime juice & Chambord
$11
PINK CADILLAC
Herradura Reposado, Grand Marnier, cranberry juice, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$12
THE PEAR
Corzo Silver, Grand Marnier, pear purée, fresh ginger, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$12
GODFATHER
Tres Agaves Reposado, Disaronno Amaretto, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$12
CADILLAC
Tres Agaves Añejo, orange juice, fresh lime juice & Grand Marnier
$12
EL PERFECTO
Cruz Añejo, agave nectar & fresh lime juice. Shaken and served up
$12
ESCALADE
Herradura Añejo, Cointreau Noir, blood orange, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$14
THE MILLIONAIRE
Casa Noble, agave nectar, fresh lime juice & 100 year old Grand Marnier
$22
THE BILLIONAIRE
Single Barrel Asombroso, agave nectar, fresh lime juice & 150 year old Grand Marnier
$45

Classic Cocktails

MOJITO
Bacardi rum, simple syrup, mint, fresh lime and a splash of club soda
$9
LYNCHBURG LEMONADE
Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, fresh lemon and lime juice and agave nectar
$10
COSMOPOLITAN
Kettle One vodka, Cointreau, fresh lime and cranberry juice
$12

Cerveza

Bottled Beers

Corona
$5
Victoria
$5
Modelo Especial
$5
Bud Light
$4
Stella Artois
$5
Sierra Nevada
$5

Draft Beers $5
Pacifico, Negra Modelo, Corona Light

Wine

White Wine

GLASS
BOTTLE
Lamarca, Prosecco, Italy NV
$8
$30
Benzinger, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, 2012
$8.5
$34
Napa Cellars, Chardonnay, California, 2012
$9
$36
Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay, Russian River Ranches, Sonoma, 2012
$12
$48
Frank Family Chardonnay, Carneros, 2013
$16
$64

Red Wine

Chilensis, Pinot Noir, Chile, 2012
$8
$32
Joel Gott 815, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2012
$9
$36
Benziger, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2011
$12
$48
Catena, Malbec, Vista Flores, Mendoza, Argentina, 2011
$10
$40
Trefethen, Merlot, Napa Valley
$12
$48

TEQUILAS

Our Tequilas and Mezcals are enjoyed in 1 ounce portions with our house made Sangrita

BLANCO – Aged 0-60 Days

REPOSADO – Aged 2-11 Months

AÑEJO – Aged 1-3 Years

El Jimador
$3
Sauza Hornitos
$4
Sauza Hornitos
$5
Sauza Hornitos
$6
1800
$4
1800
$5
1800
$6
Tres Generaciones
$5
Tres Generaciones
$6
Tres Generaciones
$7
El Tesoro
$5
El Tesoro
$6
El Tesoro
$7
Herradura
$5
Herradura
$6
Herradura
$7
Milagro
$5
Milagro
$6
Milagro
$7
Cazadores
$5
Cazadores
$6
Cazadores
$7
Gran Centenario
$5
Gran Centenario
$6
Gran Centenario
$7
Corazon
$5
Corazon
$6
Corazon
$7
Tres Agaves
$5
Tres Agaves
$7
Tres Agaves
$8
Don Julio
$6
Don Julio
$7
Don Julio
$8
Patron
$6
Patron
$7
Patron
$8
7 Leguas
$6
7 Leguas
$7
7 Leguas
$8
Lapis
$6
Lapis
$7
Lapis
$8
Corralejo
$6
Corralejo
$7
Corralejo
$8
Asombroso
$6
Asombroso La Rosa
$7
Don Pilar
$8
Cruz
$6
Cruz
$7
Cruz
$8
Chinaco
$6
Chinaco
$7
Chinaco
$8
Semental
$6
Semental
$7
Semental
$8
Casa Noble
$6
Casa Noble
$7
Casa Noble
$8
Tequila Ocho
$6
Tequila Ocho
$7
Tequila Ocho
$8
Corzo
$6
Corzo
$7
Corzo
$8
Partida
$6
Partida
$7
Partida
$8
Don Pilar
$6
Maestro Dobel
$7
Cuervo Platino
$7
Milagro Select
$7
Milagro Select
$8
Milagro Select
$9
Frida Kahalo
$7
Frida Kahalo
$8
Frida Kahalo
$9
Fortaleza
$8
Fortaleza
$9
Fortaleza
$10
Clase Azul
$8
Clase Azul
$9
Don Julio 1942
$11
Patron Gran Platino
$8
De Leon
$12
Clase Azul
$32

MEZCAL

EXTRA AÑEJO – AGED 3+ YEARS

Pierde Almas, La Puritita
$6
Cazadores
$7
Alipus, San Andrés
$7
El Tesoro Paradiso
$8
Del Maguey, Minero
$8
San Matias Reserve
$8
Del Maguey, Chichicapa
$8
Tequila Ocho
$10
Pierde Almas, Dobadaan
$8
Cuervo Reserve Familia
$10
Pierde Almas, Botanical
$10
Don Pilar
$11
Pierde Almas, Conejo
$20
Casa Noble Single Barrel
$11
Asombroso
$13
De Leon 51
$19
Patron Burdeos
$29
Don Julio Real
$31

Prickly Pear Catering Menu

Street Style Taco Bar

Includes 2 tacos per person, rice & beans, chips & salsa
Choice of Meat: Chicken, Shredded Beef, Ground Beef, Carnitas, Carne Asada +$2pp
With fresh chopped cilantro, diced onions & lime wedge
$14 per person
Add one more meat choice for an additional $2 per person.

Enchilada Bake

Pan of our specialty Enchilada Bake, rice & beans
Choice of Filling: Jack Cheese, Chicken, Shredded Beef or Ground Beef
Choice of Sauce: Red Enchilada Sauce, Tomatillo Salsa Verde or Mole
$150 (serves 12-15 people)

Entrée Cazuelas

Includes flour tortillas, rice & beans.
Choice of 1:
Carnitas: Slow roasted pork carnitas with stewed tomatoes, chilies, onions, Jack cheese
Chile Verde: Tender chunks of braised pork in green tomatillo sauce
Chile Colorado: Tender chunks of braised top sirloin in red poblano sauce
$16 per person

Appetizers

Taquitos $8
Guacamole $6
Cheese Quesadilla $7
Jalapeno Chimichangas $8
Serves 4

Pick-up Only

Pick-up Only
Food provided in aluminum hotel pans
Event Manager – Claudia Cabrera
events@rodneyworth.com
925.984.2363

Prickly Pear Buffet Menu

Private Room Only with 25% deposit and 18% service charge
Menu subject to slight changes

Street Style Taco Bar

Tacos, rice & beans
Choice of 2 meats: chicken, shredded beef or carnitas
with fresh chopped cilantro, diced onions & lime wedge
Chips & Salsa
$16 per person

Enchilada Bar

Enchiladas, rice & benas
Choice of 2 meats: Chicken, Shredded Beef or Ground Beef
Choice of Sauce: Red Enchilada Sauce, Tomatillo Salsa Verde or Mole
Chips & Salsa
$16 per person

Taco Salad Bar

Romaine lettuce, cilantro ranch dressing, beans, sour cream, avocado, salsa & choice of 2 meats; chicken, shredded beef, ground beef or carnitas
$18 per person

Fajita Bar

Chicken $18. Grilled Mahi-Mahi or Spicy Prawns $26.
Served with peppers & onions, guacamole, sour cream, flour tortillas & rice & beans

Appetizers and Additional Toppings

Guacamole $9, serves 4
Cheese Quesadilla $9, serves 4
Chicken or Beef Quesadilla $14, serves 4
Jalapeno Chimichangas, $2 each
Taquitos, $2 each
Sour Cream $1 per guest
Shredded Jack Cheese $1 per guest
Pico de Gallo .50 per guest

Beverages

Sodas, Peerless Tropic Star Iced Tea, Lemonade

Prices do not include tax, gratuity, alcohol or other food & beverages. 1 check per party.
Event Manager – Claudia Cabrera
events@rodneyworth.com
925.984.2363

Prickly Pear Banquet Menu

Starters

Fiesta Platter
Shredded Beef Taquitos
Cheese Quesadilla
Jalapeño Chimichangas
Chips & Salsa

Main Course

Host will choose up to 3 entrée selections 2 weeks prior to event. Choose type of mea, sauce & beans (pinto, refried or black).

Taco Salad

Romaine lettuce, cilantro ranch dressing, beans, sour cream, avocado, salsa, Jack cheese & choice of chicken or shredded beef

Tacos

2 Crispy Shredded Beef or Roasted Chicken or
2 “Street Style” Carne Asada or Carnitas tacos
Served with refried beans & rice

Enchiladas

2 Chicken, Beef or Cheese
Sauce: Tomatillo Salsa Verde, Red Enchilada Sauce or Green
Served with beans & rice

Burrito

Carnitas, Shredded Beef, Chile Verde, or Chile Colorado
Served with beans & rice

Dessert

Coconut Bread Pudding or Deep Fried Ice Cream

Beverages

Sodas, Peerless Tropic Star Iced Tea, Lemonade

$28 Per Person

Prices do not include tax, gratuity, alcohol or other food & beverages. 1 check per party.
No substitutions
Event Manager – Claudia Cabrera
events@rodneyworth.com
925.984.2363