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Calavera Mexican Kitchen & Agave Bar

  • Address: 2337 Broadway Oakland, CA 94
  • Neighborhood: Uptown
  • Categories: Restaurants
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Calavera will be a creative regional Mexican restaurant that re-imagines and celebrates Mexico's rich culinary traditions, from pre-Columbian to the modern gastro movement sweeping Mexico's major cities.

Restaurant Week Menu


Lunch $30

Choose one from each category

Botanas

   Machucos Rellenos, plaintain fritters, black beans, chipotle-piloncillo salsa

   Quesadilla De Hongos, nixtamal tortilla, Chihuahua cheese, sauteed wild mushrooms, epazote crema

   Pescadillas De Atun, masa pocket, tuna belly, salsa verde

 

Tortas

   SERVED ON FIREBRAND BAKERY BOLILLO ROLLS WITH TOTOPOS

   Torta De Hongos, grilled wild mushrooms, black garlic, chipotle, goat cheese, guacamole, salsa verde cruda

   Torta De Pollo Rojo Asado, grilled chile-rubbed chicken, queso fresco, caramelized onions, mixed greens, salsa muchos chiles

   Torta De Puerco Con Huevo, braised pork shank, tomato, avocado, over easy egg, black beans, salsa muchos chiles

 

Add Three Tacos $10

   Cochinita Pibil: baby pig, Mayan axiote rub, sour orange, xni pec

   Tinga De Pollo Estilo Hidalgo: shredded chicken, chipotle-tomato stew, avocado, lettuce

   Hongos Guisados: pasilla de Oaxaca stewed wild mushrooms, fresno-cilantro salad

 

Postres

   Oaxacan Chocolate Cookies

   Arroz Con Leche, rice pudding, goat’s milk, wild berry mole

 

Dinner $30

Choose one from each category

Botanas

   Machucos Rellenos, plaintain fritters, black beans, chipotle-piloncillo salsa

   Quesadilla De Hongos, nixtamal tortilla, Chihuahua cheese, sauteed wild mushrooms, epazote crema

   Pescadillas De Atun, masa pocket, tuna belly, salsa verde

 

Platos Fuertes

   Puerco Con Frijol, braised pork shank, black bean espuma, salsa verde

   Pollo Con Mole Poblano, wood grilled Rocky, Jr. chicken, mole Poblano, arroz verde

   Tamal De Calabaza, nixtamal azul, winter squash, salsa Yucateca, crema Mexicana

 

Add Three Tacos $10

   Cochinita Pibil: baby pig, Mayan axiote rub, sour orange, xni pec

   Tinga De Pollo Estilo Hidalgo: shredded chicken, chipotle-tomato stew, avocado, lettuce

   Hongos Guisados: pasilla de Oaxaca stewed wild mushrooms, fresno-cilantro salad

 

Postres

   Oaxacan Chocolate Cookies

   Arroz Con Leche, rice pudding, goat’s milk, wild berry mole


Brunch $30

Choose one from each category

Botanas

   Machucos Rellenos, plaintain fritters, black beans, chipotle-piloncillo salsa

   Quesadilla De Hongos, nixtamal tortilla, Chihuahua cheese, sauteed wild mushrooms, epazote crema

   Pescadillas De Atun, masa pocket, tuna belly, salsa verde

 

Almuerzo

   Enchiladas Suizas, tortillas, Chihuahua cheese, smoked black beans, salsa verde, 63 degree egg

   Chilaquiles Rojo, nixtamal totopos, charred tomato-chipotle salsa, chorizo rojo, sunny side up egg

   Pozole Rojo, pork-guajillo broth, stewed pork, hominy, chicharrones

 

Add Three Tacos $10

   Cochinita Pibil: baby pig, Mayan axiote rub, sour orange, xni pec

   Tinga De Pollo Estilo Hidalgo: shredded chicken, chipotle-tomato stew, avocado, lettuce

   Hongos Guisados: pasilla de Oaxaca stewed wild mushrooms, fresno-cilantro salad

 

Postres

   Oaxacan Chocolate Cookies

   Arroz Con Leche, rice pudding, goat’s milk, wild berry mole