The Prickly Pear Cantina

Appetizers

CARNITAS BEAN DIP
Tender bits of carnitas in our cheesy bean dip, in a crispy tortilla bowl
$9
GUACAMOLE
Made fresh with California avocados, cilantro, lime, Serrano chiles & garlic
$11
JALAPEÑO CHIMICHANGAS
Fire roasted jalapeños & cream cheese in a crispy tortilla with cilantro crema
$10
TAQUITOS
Corn tortillas filled with chicken topped with sour cream
$10
QUESADILLA
Flour tortilla filled with Mexican cheeses, served with sour cream & pico de gallo
(add chicken, carnitas, carne asada, or ground beef for $6)
$11
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
VEGGIE QUESADILLA
Mushrooms & squash with Jack cheese in a parmesan crusted tortilla
$13
PRAWN COCKTAIL
Wild Gulf prawns, shredded lettuce, cocktail sauce
$16

Soups & Salads

CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP
Tomato chili broth with chicken & crispy tortilla strips
$6/$10
BAJA CAESAR SALAD
TRomaine lettuce, house made masa croutons, cotija cheese & chipotle Caesar dressing (add chicken, carnitas, carne asada or ground beef for $6, add Gulf prawns for $*9)
$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
$16
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
$16
BAJA SHRIMP SALAD
Grilled wild Gulf prawns, organic baby greens & romaine, pineapple salsa & avocado, 16 with tequila lime vinaigrette
$21

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
$16
BURRITO
Beans, rice & cheese with choice of meat. Ask about the low-carb option
$13
CHIMICHANGA
Beans, rice, jack cheese, choice of meat, deep fried
$14
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
$17
EL JEFE BURRITO CHALLENGE
Ask your server for details!
$50

Specialty Platters

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

“THE CLASSICO”
One crispy chicken taco & one cheese enchilada with red sauce
$16
ENCHILADAS NEW MEXICO
Two cheese enchiladas topped with red sauce & two sunny side up eggs
$18
LAS DIABLO ENCHILADAS
Two ground beef & cheese enchiladas with a spicy habañero enchilada sauce. Served with rice & beans. Very spicy!
$16
CHILE RELLENO AND TACO
Pacifico beer-battered, fire-roasted poblano chile stuffed with Mexican cheeses served on red enchilada sauce, drizzled with sour cream and a street style chicken taco
$17
“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
$18
ENCHILADAS VERA CRUZ
Pacific bay shrimp, sautéed onions & peppers, poblano cream sauce, served with rice & beans
$18
BAJA FISH TACOS
Grilled or fried Mahi Mahi, pineapple salsa, cabbage & cilantro crema
$18

SPECIALTY CAZUELAS

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

CARNITAS
Slow roasted pork with stewed tomatoes, chilies, onions & Jack cheese
$19
CHILE VERDE
Tender chunks of braised pork in green tomatillo sauce
$19

STREET STYLE TACOS


With fresh chopped cilantro, diced onions, lime wedge in a soft corn tortilla. Add rice & beans for $4

CHICKEN
$5
GROUND BEEF
$5
CARNITAS
$5
MUSHROOM
$5
AL PASTOR
$6
CARNE ASADA
$6
GRILLED PRAWNS
$7

Enchiladas


Pick one meat & 1 sauce for $6 each. Add rice & beans for $4.
Filling: Cheese, chicken, ground beef
Sauce: red enchilada, green salsa verde or Oaxacan chocolate mole

Fajitas

PORTABELLA MUSHROOM
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$16
CHICKEN
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
CHOICE SIRLOIN RANCHERO
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$21
CHOICE SIRLOIN & PRAWNS
Served with peppers & onions on a bed of sizzling Mexican rice, served with guacamole, sour cream & flour tortillas
$27

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
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
$11
ORIGINAL
Tres Agaves Silver, Cointreau & fresh lime
$12
WATERMELON
El Jimador Silver, watermelon liquor, agave nectar & fresh watermelon
$11
STRAWBERRY
El Jimador Silver, agave nectar & fresh strawberries
$12
SENORITA
Milagro Reposado, Chambord, agave nectar, lime
$13
CADILLAC
Herradura Reposado, Grand Marnier, orange juice, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$12
GODFATHER
Tres Agaves Reposado, Disaronno Amaretto, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$14
ESCALADE
Herradura Añejo, Cointreau Noir, blood orange, agave nectar & fresh lime juice
$15
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

House Cocktails

EL BURRO
El Jimador, ginger beer, lime
$10
PALOMA
Don Julio Reposado, Squirt, Patron Mango, lime, salt
$12
RUM PUNCH
Bacardi rum, orange juice, pinapple juice, cranberry juice
$12

Cerveza

Bottled Beers

Corona
$5
Modelo Especial
$5
Bud Light
$4
Stella Artois
$6
Sierra Nevada
$6

Draft Beers $6
Pacifico, Negra Modelo, Dos XX Amber

Wine

White Wine

GLASS
BOTTLE
Avissi, Prosecco, Italy NV
$10
$40
Matanzas Creek, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, 2015
$10
$40
Napa Cellars, Chardonnay, California, 2014
$8
$32
Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay, Russian River Ranches, Sonoma, 2014
$12
$48

Red Wine

Verramonte, Cabernet Sauvignon, Colchagua, 2013
$8
$32
Joel Gott 815, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2014
$11
$40
Higher Ground, Pinot Noir, Monterey, 2015
$10
$40
Trefethen, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2013
$13
$52

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

Visit our restaurant for our tequila list!

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 – Natalie Worth
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 – Natalie Worth
events@rodneyworth.com
925.984.2363