Info
Address
400 East North Avenue
Northlake, IL 60164
Hours
Sun - Thur: 11 am to 9 pm Fri-Sat: 11 am to 10 pm
Phone
708-562-1000

Appetizers

Pepino Relleno

$7.95

Two cucumbers stuffed with shrimp, chili and lime.

Avocado Rolls

$6.95

Avocados, sun-dried tomatoes, red onions, fresh lime, and seasoning wrapped in egg roll shells. Served along-side tamarind honey dipping sauce.

Guacamole

• Traditional
• Roasted Pineapple (topped with roasted pineapple & pickle red onion).
• Crispy Bacon (topped with crispy bacon & sun-dried tomatoes).
• Roasted Corn (topped with roasted corn, cotija cheese & tajin).

Elote Preparado

$5.95

Mexican street-vendor style of roasted off the cob sweet corn prepared with mayo, butter, chili powder and topped with cotija cheese.

Ceviche de Camaron

$8.95

Shrimp marinated in citrus juices, mixed with pico, carrots, and topped with avocado slices.

Cascaras de Papa

$8.95

Thick potato skins served with melted cheese, topped with bacon and sour cream.

Coctel de Camaron

$8.95

Shrimp cocktail served with onion, cilantro avocado.

Queso Fundido

$6.95

Melted cheese served with a side of flour tortillas. $1.95 for chorizo, poblano peppers, or watercress.

Flautitas

$7.95

A Mexican favorite, mini taquitos stuffed with your choice of chicken, potato, or special chicken shredded tinga.

Alejandra's Nachos

$7.95

Tortilla chips covered in melted cheese, beans, and topped with sour cream, guacamole, and jalapeños. Add chicken, ground beef, or carnitas add $2.00. Steak add $3.00.

Quesadilla

$7.95

Melted cheese stuffed in flour tortillas, then grilled just right.

Sabanas de Lechuga

$7.95

Lettuce wraps and your choice of steak, chicken, seasoned ground beef, or grilled shrimp. Then topped with lettuce, cheese, and pico de gallo.

Alejandra’s Wings

$7.95

8 savory chicken wings with your choice of hot, BBQ, or Chipotle BBQ sauce. Served with celery and ranch dressing.

Tamales

$7.95

Two traditional red or green tamales with your choice of pork or chicken, topped with sour cream and queso cotija.

Salad

Avocado Salad

$9.95

Chopped romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion, topped with chopped avocado, and tossed with our homemade honey citrus lime dressing.

Southwest Citrus Salad

$8.95

Chopped romaine lettuce, black beans, roasted sweet corn, red onions, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, all tossed in a sweet citrus dressing then topped with tortilla strips.

Taco Salad

$9.95

A fried tortilla bowl filled with romaine lettuce, cheese, sour cream, beans, tomato, and veggie oil.

Sopas

Sopa de Tortilla

$4.95

A classic Mexican hearty soup, served with roasted sweet corn, sliced avocado, then topped with tortilla strips and sour cream.

Tlalpeño

Savory chicken soup served with shredded chicken, rice, sliced avocado, pico de gallo, queso fresco, and chipotle.

Frijoles Negros

Black bean soup topped with cheese and chicharrónes.

Carne en su Jugo

$9.95

Steak broth cooked with chopped skirt steak, beans, crispy bacon, onion, cilantro, radish, tomatillo sauce, and topped with avocado.

AJ's Pozole

$8.95

*Thursday - Sunday Only

Traditional stew made of red chili pepper port broth and hominy. Served with chopped cilantro, onions, oregano, crushed red pepper and limes.

Menudo

$8.95

*Thursday - Sunday Only

Traditional stew made of red chili pepper, broth and tripe. Served with chopped cilantro, onions, oregano, crushed red pepper and limes.

Lunch Menu

Taco Lunch

$7.95

Your choice of meat, topped with lettuce, cheese, and tomato or traditional cilantro and onion. Choice of corn, flour, or hard shell tortilla.

Taco Combination Lunch

$9.95

Your choice of meat, topped with lettuce, cheese, and tomato or traditional cilantro and onion. Choice of corn, flour, or hard shell tortilla.

Baja Fish Tacos Lunch

$7.95

Freshly made Cole slaw, cilantro and pico de gallo topped with chipotle aioli sauce.

Baja Shrimp Tacos Lunch

$7.95

Freshly made Cole slaw, cilantro and pico de gallo topped with chipotle aioli sauce.

Beer Battered Fish Tacos Lunch

$7.95

Freshly made Cole slaw, cilantro and pico de gallo topped with chipotle aioli sauce.

Beer Battered Shrimp Tacos Lunch

$7.95

Freshly made Cole slaw, cilantro and pico de gallo topped with chipotle aioli sauce.

Dinner Menu Entrées

Mar y Tierra

$24.95

9 ounce surf and turf, marinated grilled skirt steak, shrimp (breaded or grilled). Served with rice, beans, and guacamole.

Tampiqueña

$21.95

Marinated grilled skirt steak topped with sliced poblano peppers and onions. Served with rice, beans, guacamole, and a cheese enchilada. Sub for chicken enchilada for +95¢.

Carne Asada

$20.95

Marinated grilled skirt steak. Served with rice, beans, side salad, and guacamole. Add chile relleno +$3.95.

Al Cilantro

$10.95

A bed of shredded potatoes with tomatillo sauce poured over your choice of meat, topped with green onions, and cilantro. Served with rice, beans, and guacamole.

Sizzling Fajitas

$13.95

Hot and sizzling skillet with green and red bell peppers, and onions. Served with rice, beans, and guacamole.

Cochinita Pibil

$14.95

Pork marinated in achiote sauce wrapped in a banana leaf. Served with rice, beans, and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.

Mole con Pollo

$14.95

Grilled chicken breast topped with your choice of red or green mole sauce. Served with rice, beans, and your choice of tortillas.

Al Limon

$9.95

Your choice of meat, sautéed with butter and lemon. Served with your choice of grilled veggies, baked potato, or beans.

Parrillada

$29.95

Chicken, steak, and chorizo served with cactus, cebolitas, poblano peppers, and your choice of tortillas.

Enchiladas

$9.95

Three enchiladas stuffed with your choice of filling, and topped with red, green or mole sauce. Melted cheese, cilantro, green onions, and sour cream. Served with rice and beans.

Alejandra's Especial

$9.95

A mixture of zucchini, squash, carrot, mushrooms, and broccoli. Sautéed in seasoned butter. Or top with your choice of: steak, chicken, or shrimp.

Al Mojo de Ajo

$9.95

Your choice of meat, sautéed in a garlic sauce topped with mushrooms and red bell peppers. Served with rice, and your choice of grilled veggies, baked potato, or beans.

A la Mexicana

$12.95

Your choice of meat mixed with tomatoes, onions, and jalapeño chili peppers. Served with rice, beans, and guacamole.

Chiles Rellenos

$12.95

Two poblanos peppers, stuffed with cheese, and topped with tomato sauce, and sour cream. Served with rice, and refried or black beans. Add beef stuffing +$3.00.

A la Diabla

$12.95

Your choice of meat, sautéed in a spicy habenero sauce. Served with rice, and your choice of grilled veggies, baked potato, or beans.

Empanizado

$11.95

Your choice of breaded meat. Served with rice, guacamole, beans and your choice of tortillas.

Chilaquiles

$8.95

Corn tortilla chips, sautéed and served with green salsa, chorizo, and topped with cheese, sour cream and onions. Served with beans, and a fried egg. Add a skirt steak for +$7.95.

Molcajete

$12.95

Your choice of meat in our chile pasilla sauce topped with queso fresco. Served with grilled cactus, grilled cebolitas, rice, beans, and guacamole.

La Taqueria Dinner

Taco Dinner

$10.95

Your choice of meat, topped with lettuce, cheese, and tomato or traditional cilantro and onion. Choice of corn, flour, or hard shell tortilla.

Taco Combo Dinner

$12.95

Your choice of meat, topped with lettuce, cheese, and tomato or traditional cilantro and onion. Choice of corn, flour, or hard shell tortilla.

Dinner-Baja Fish Tacos

$10.95

Freshly made Cole slaw, cilantro and pico de gallo topped with chipotle aioli sauce.

Dinner-Baja Shrimp Tacos

$10.95

Freshly made Cole slaw, cilantro and pico de gallo topped with chipotle aioli sauce.

Dinner-Beer Bat Fish Tacos

$10.95

Beer battered. Freshly made Cole slaw, cilantro and pico de gallo topped with chipotle aioli sauce.

Dinner-Beer Bat Shrimp Tacos

$10.95

Beer battered. Freshly made Cole slaw, cilantro and pico de gallo topped with chipotle aioli sauce.

Burrito Dinner

$9.95

Choose your meat stuffed with rice, choice of beans, cheese, sour cream, and lettuce.

Build a Burrito Bowl

$9.95

Choose your ingredients: rice, beans, lettuce, corn, cheese, and sour cream.

Chimichanga Dinner

$10.95

Choose your meat, stuffed with rice, beans, cheese, deep fried, topped with our tomato sauce and sour cream.

Torta Dinner

$8.95

Choose your meat, refried beans, lettuce, cheese, and sour cream with avocado. Served with choice of seasoned fries, or rice and beans.

Favorite Cravings

Carne Asada Sandwich

$13.95

Our marinated grilled skirt steak with grilled onions, mushrooms, poblano peppers, then topped with melted cheese, and our Chipotle aioli sauce in a French roll. Served with out seasoned fries.

Alejandra’s Cheeseburger

$8.95

½ lb hamburger with bacon, mushrooms, sautéed onions, diced pickles, cheese and topped with chipotle aioli sauce. Served with seasoned fries.

Hurache

$8.95

Fried masa dough, with your choice of topping (steak, chori-louie, chorizo, chicken, seasoned ground beef, or carnitas), beans, cheese, sour cream, and tomatillo sauce. Served with rice and beans.

Gorditas

$9.95

Two gorditas filled with your choice of (steak, chori-louie, chorizo, chicken, seasoned ground beef, potato, or carnitas), beans, cheese, and sour cream. Served with rice and beans.

Sopes

$9.95

Two sopes topped with your choice of (steak, chori-louie, chorizo, chicken, seasoned ground beef, potato, or carnitas), beans, lettuce, tomato, and sour cream. Served with rice and beans.

Mariscos

Ceviche de Camaron

$8.95

Shrimp marinated in citrus juices, mixed with pico, carrots, and topped with avocado slices.

Camarones Aguachiles

$14.95

Shrimp marinated in lime juice and a spicy green sauce.

Mejillones

$18.95

Mussels sautéed in our specialty seasoning (spicy).

Langostinos a la Plancha

Pan-grilled fresh water prawns cooked in our specialty seasoning (spicy).

Coctel de Camaron y Pulpo

$14.95

Shrimp and octopus cocktail.

Especialidades Del Chef/Chef's Specials

Chapazon

$24.95

Imitation crab, shrimp, clams, mussels, octopus, scallops, and oysters, all sautéed in our specialty sauce (spicy).

Camarones Zarandeados

$19.95

Jumbo shrimp sautéed in our honey soy sauce (spicy).

Camarones Cucarachas

$18.95

Shrimp sautéed in our Chef's specialty sauce (spicy).

Coctel de Camaron

$8.95

Shrimp cocktail served with onion, cilantro, and avocado.

Beverages