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La Mexica

Cantina & Restaurant

Opening Hours

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Monday

Closed

Tuesday

4:30pm-Late

Wednesday  

4:30pm-Late

Thursday 

___4.30pm-Late

Friday

11:00am-Late

Saturday

11:00am-Late

Sunday

11:00am-Late

 

Contact La Mexica on 07 928 0833 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Menu

Our menus reflect out passion for authentic, fresh, tasty
Mexican food. We offer a full range of dishes for all tastes and appetites,
from lite bites to grande dinners! We also have a range of set menus for larger
group bookings.

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Starters

tapas

Tacos (GF on request) 9ea
Six inch flour tortillas all served with pico de gallo and your choice of –

  • Beef ~ Jalapeno marinade steak, corn, crema, and coriander
  • Pork ~ Achiote pork, coriander and pineapple salsa
  • Chicken ~ Shredded chicken, guacamole, smoky bacon and crema
  • Fish ~ Corona beer battered fish, jalapeno marinade, and chipotle aioli
  • Vegetarian ~ Roasted pumpkin, corn, beetroot, feta, and pepitas

Mexican Ceviche 15
A classic Ceviche, raw market fish cured in lime and jalapeno juice on odering. With mexican slaw, Chipotle mayo, beetroot puree, sesame and shallots. Served with tortilla chips (gf)

Chimichanga 15
Deep fried flour tortilla burrito filled with cumin and orange infused chicken, fajita vegetables and cheese. Served with Mexican slaw, crema and tomato salsa.

Calamari (GF) 15
Chili spice dusted deep fried Calamari, served with chili aioli and tomato salsa

Patatas Fritas (Mexican Style Fried Potatoes) (GF) 10
Mexican style fried potatoes lightly dusted with chili and fresh coriander. Served with chili aioli.

Jalapeno Poppers 14
Crumbed Jalapeno peppers filled with cheese and deep fried. Served with crema and tomato salsa. You have to try these!

Chicken Wings 15
Four whole crispy chicken wings served with chili aioli dipping sauce.

Mexican Sliders 18
Three Mexican Sliders - Achiote infused Pork, or three Chipotle Pulled Beef on a grilled mini bun.

Tortilla Chips
Four whole crispy chicken wings served with chili aioli dipping sauce.

  • Tortilla Chips 7
  • Tortilla Chips and Classic Salsa 9
  • Tortilla Chips and Guacamole 14
  • Tortilla Chips and Three Salsas (Classic, Roja, and Chipotle) 14
  • Tortilla Chips and Queso Fundido (Cheese Dip) 16

Mains

buena comida

Mexican Steak (GF) 32
A 250gm petite tender cut with a smoked paprika rub chargrilled to your liking, served with patatas, chargrilled sweetcorn, rustic grilled tomato and chili pepper, Mexica slaw salad and chili aioli on the side.

Pork Ribs Stack (GF) 29
Chargrilled in our homemade rib sauce served with our patatas fritas, mexican slaw salad and rib sauce.

Nachos (GF)
Grilled tortilla chips layered with cheese, guacamole, salsa and crema with your choice of the following –

  • Beef – Classic beef mince nachos 21
  • Chicken – Shredded cumin oregano infused chicken  21
  • Vegetarian– Fajita vegetables, corn and garlic chili mix  21

Mexican Slaw Salad (GF)
Rustic Mexican slaw served in a crisp tortilla basket with your choice of –

  • Vegetarian– Roasted Pumpkin, corn and Fajita veggies 22
  • Chicken– Grilled cumin oregano infused chicken 24
  • CalamariDusted chili crumb calamari 24

Burritos
Large flour tortila filled with Mexican Rice, Black Beens and the following - 

  • Beef - Chipotle Chili Beef 25
  • Pork - Achiote Pork 25

All Burritos served with Mexican slaw salad, crema, guacamole and salsa roja served on the side.

Fajitas
Sizzling platter served with black beans, salsa, crema, rice, ensalada, five 6 inch flour tortillas to make your own tacos. GF tortillas available on request.

  • Vegetable 29
  • Steak 32
  • Chicken 32
  • Prawn 35
  • Mixed Grill (all of the above!) 38

Quesadillas
A folded 12” flour tortillas toasted, filled with black beans, sauteed onion and mixed capsicum, with a three cheese blend, stuffed with your choice of the following additions:

  • Chicken – Cumin and oregano infused Chicken 23
  • Pork – Achiote Pork with mixed capsicum and sweetcorn 23

All Quesadillas come with Mexican slaw salad, crema, guacamole and salsa roja served on the side.

Brunch

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Bacon and Chorizo Breakfast Burrito $17.50
10” flour tortilla packed full with patatas, scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, sliced Chorizo, Pico de Gallo, drizzled in chipotle hollandaise with guacamole served on the side.

Veggie Breakfast Burrito $15.50
10” flour tortilla packed full with patatas, scrambled eggs, sundried tomatoes, fajita vegetables, Pico de Gallo, drizzled in chipotle hollandaise with guacamole served on the side.

Eggs Benedict Mexicana $16.50
Two poached eggs served on patatas, topped with chipotle hollandaise. (GF)

Add spicy chorizo sausage and bacon $18.50

The Breakfast Skillet (GF) $19.50
A heaped serving of patatas, Chorizo, onion and capsicum, served on a sizzling skillet topped with two eggs and Pico de Gallo.

Omelette
Three eggs and three different cheeses in this amazing omelette, with your choice of –

Veggie (onion, tomato, mushroom) (GF) $15.50
Chorizo sausage and bacon $17.50

All omelets served with guacamole, salsa and pico de gallo.

Banana Chimichanga $16
Two deep fried flour tortillas filled with half a banana in each drizzled in dark chocolate served with bacon.

Breakfast Churros $15
Three Churros served with affogato (ice cream with espresso)

Dessert

postres

Coconut Vanilla Sorbet (GF/DF)9
Our new coconut vanilla sorbet

Churros 12
Classic Churros dusted with sugar and cinnamon, served with caramel sauce

Layered Chili Chocolate Cake (GF) 12
Choclate cake with our homemade choclate chili ganache served with our new coconut vanilla sorbet.

Flan de Mexicano (GF) 12
Vanilla infused cream caramel delight

Knickerbocker Glory (GF) 12
Vanilla ice cream with chocolate sponge, pistachio crunch and chocolate sauce

Banana Chimichanga 14
Banana wrapped in a flour tortilla deep fried. Served with chocolate caramel and our new coconut vanillasorbet and pistachio crunch

Affogato (GF)16
coconut vanillasorbet served with Frangelico Liqueur and espresso

Kids Menu

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All our little plates are $10 each and perfect for the niños.

Beef Nachos (GF) $10
Grilled tortilla chips layered with beef mince, cheese, guacamole, salsa and crema.

Bacon and Cheese Quesadilla (GF on Request) $10
6” flour tortillas toasted, filled with cheese and bacon.

Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla (GF on Request) $10
6” flour tortillas toasted, filled with cheese and chicken.

Fish and Chips $10
The kiwi classic, kid size!

Chicken Nuggets $10
Served with fried potatoes and tomato sauce for dipping.

Mini Hawaiian Pizzas $10
A 6”mini pizza topped with Ham, pineapple and cheese. Served with fried potatoes.

Kids Deserts

Kids Churros and Caramel Sauce $6

Kids Knickerbocker Glory $6

Kids Fresh Fruit Iceblock $2

Kids Drinks

Chocolate, Strawberry or Banana Milk $2.50

Sparkly Juice $2.50

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Whats On

The Works Christmas Party!

The Works Christmas Party!

La Mexica Cantina and Restaurant on The Strand is the perfect place to host your Works Christmas Party! You will enjoy vibrant, fresh Mexica food and drinks in a fun atmosphere! At La Mexica you will find a friendly environment filled with rich, colourful flavours inspired by the people of Mexico, who enjoy great company as much as they enjoy great food.

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Overview and Schedule of Upcoming Events

Overview and Schedule of Upcoming Events

Here’s an overview of our Daily Specials and Schedule of Upcoming Events at La Mexica. Click here to find out about super daily deals, events, performances and family specials.

August

Saturday 28th – 10pm, Tequila & Tunes with DJ Corz and Live Band!

September

Saturday 3rd – 10pm, Tequila & Tunes with DJ Thomas Hill

Sunday 4th - 3pm, Fathers Day and Pirate Show Kids Entertainer

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Tuesdays - $10 Taco and a Beer Combo!

Tuesdays - $10 Taco and a Beer Combo!

Every Tuesday is $10 Taco and beer Combo night! Choose any of our delicious Tacos, either Chicken, Beef, Pork, Corona Beer Battered Fish or Veggie Tacos and a Macs Gold Beer for just $10! We also have specials on Corona Buckets and Frozen Margaritas.

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Wednesdays - $15 Beef Nachos and a Beer Combo!

Wednesdays - $15 Beef Nachos and a Beer Combo!

Every Wednesday is $15 Beef Nachos and a Beer Combo night! What could be better than Beef Nachos and a Macs Gold Beer for just $15! We also have specials on Pacifico Buckets and Frozen Margaritas.

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Thursdays - Free Salsa Dancing Lessons

Thursdays - Free Salsa Dancing Lessons

Thursday night is Salsa Dancing Night at La Mexica! Bay Salsa Dancing Club offers free introductory lessons every Thursday at 8pm which is great for singles, partners and groups! Everyone is welcome from newcomers through to seasoned pros. Even if you don’t want to dance it’s a great atmosphere just to have dinner and drinks with friends.

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Fridays - The Friday Fiesta

Fridays - The Friday Fiesta

Friday’s are all about winding down for the weekend so we have a few specials to start the weekend off right! For the after work wind down from 3-6pm we have

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Saturdays - Tequila and Tunes in Association with Jose Cuervo

Saturdays - Tequila and Tunes in Association with Jose Cuervo

With the success of what was to be a few evenings, we have now made Tequila and Tunes a permanent fixture every Saturday at La Mexica. Featuring local DJ’s Thomas Hill, Mufasa and friends, and Corz to name a few. We have also secured live bands such as the Hipstamatics for an event in September. Check out Facebook for detail on who’s DJing when. 9pm-3am every Saturday night. 

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Specials and Events for Kids and Families

Specials and Events for Kids and Families

Bring the Niño’s as Kids eat free* before 6pm Tue/Wed/Thu and eat free before 5pm Fri/Sat, and selected Sundays at La Mexica! We will also have a kids entertainer on selected Sunday afternoons! check out our Facebook page for details and updates!

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