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El Tio Grill

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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

APPETIZERS​
$7.95
Camarones Al Ajilli
Sauteed shrimp With Spanish herbs, fresh garlic and sherry wine. Served With bread.
Steak $6.95
Chicken $5.95
Cheese $4.95
Nacho Platters
Crispy corn chips covered With refried beans, melted cheese, jalapeño peppers, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo on the side.
$5.50
Taquitos
Two fried corn tortillas rolled and stuffed With your choice of ground beef or chicken. Served With guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo.
$4.95
Guacamole Dip
Our​ fresh guacamole. Served With flour tortillas chips.
$3.50
Queso Dip
Cheese dip
$3.50
Platanos Fritos
Fried rip plantains. Served With sour cream.
$2.95
Tamal de Elote
Sweet corn cake. Served With sour cream.
QUESADILLAS​
All served With lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream, and guacamole
$7.95
Shrimp
$5.95
Chicken
$6.95
Steak
$4.95
Cheese
$5.50
Spinach
SOUPS AND SALADS​
$9.95
Seafood Soup
A delightful combination of scallop, shrimp, mussels and clams. Served hot and topped With cilantro.
$4.25
Sopa De Tortilla
Vegetable soup With tortilla chips, topped With cheese, and cilantro.
$4.25
Lentil Soup
Topped With cilantro
Salads are served With our homemade dressing on the side.
Shrimp $12.95
Steak $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Ground Beef $8.95
Tostada Salad
A large crispy flour tortilla shell filled With your choice, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, guacamole, and sour cream.
Shrimp $10.95
Steak $9.95
Grilled Chicken $8.95
California Salad
Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, cheese, and crispy flour tortilla chips.
$5.95
Green Salad
Romaine​ lettuce, avocado, and tomatoes.
FAJITAS​
Fajitas are served With Mexican rice, a la charra beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, and flour tortillas.
$15.95
Shrimp
$12.95
Chicken
$14.95
Steak
$11.95
Vegetables
$13.95
Grilled Chorizo
Pork Sausage
$11.95
Vegetables
COMBO FAJITAS​
$16.95
Chicken, Steak and Shrimp
$14.95
Chicken and Steak
$14.95
Shrimp and Chicken
$16.95
Steak and Shrimp
$14.95
BBQ Ribs and Chicken
$14.95
BBQ Ribs and Steak
$18.95
Chicken
Steak
Shrimp
BBQ Ribs
Make Your Own Combination
Up to three choices
PARRILLADA MEXICANA​
$42.95
Big Enough For Two
Grilled​ steak, chicken fajitas, BBQ ribs, grilled shrimp, chorizo and grilled vegetables. Served With Mexican rice, a la charra beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, and flour tortilla.
BURRITOS AND CHIMICHANGAS​
A large flour tortilla rolled With your preference, covered With cheese.
Served With Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, and sour cream.
$12.95
Seafood
With cancun sauce
$11.95
Steak
With red chili sauce
$10.95
Grilled Chicken
Eight green tomatillo sauce
$8.95
Ground Beef
With red chili sauce
$8.95
Chicken
With green tomatillo sauce
$7.95
Vegetables
With ranchera sauce
$7.95
Beans
With ranchera sauce
A large flour tortilla rolled With your preference pan fried.
MEAT, CHICKEN AND SEAFOOD​
$17.95
Bistec Con Camarones
Grilled outside skirt steak topped With grilled shrimp. Served With white rice, black beans, and steamed vegetables.
$16.95
Steak and Eggs
Grilled New York topped With two fried eggs, over sliced onions and tomatoes. Served With Mexican rice, and a la charra beans.
$16.95
Lomo Saltado
Strips of grilled steak, sauteed With onion, green peppers, tomatoes, fried potatoes and topped With fresh cilantro. Served With white rice, and black beans
$15.95
Bistec Encebollado
Grilled New York steak topped With sauteed onions. Served With white rice, black beans, and small salad.
$14.95
Lechoncito Horno
Morsels of pork roasted in Spanish marinated, covered With sauteed onions. Served With white rice, black beans, and steamed vegetables.
$14.95
BBQ Pork Ribs
Pork ribs slowly cooked until it is fall off the bone tender, then marinated, fire grill then and glazed in our home style BBQ sauce. Served With, black beans, sour cream, pico de gallo, and flour.
This item may be served undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.
$15.95
Pollo Acapulco
Grilled chicken breast topped With shrimp and fresh cilantro relish. Served With white rice, black beans, and steamed vegetables.
$12.95
Pollo Ranchero
Grilled chicken breast topped With sauteed zucchini, onions, tomatoes, white and cream. Served With white rice, black beans, and small salad.
$12.95
Pollo Criollo
Roasted half chicken in a special home marinated, covered With sauteed onions, green peppers and tomatoes. Served With white rice, black beans, and steamed vegetables.
TACOS AND ENCHILADAS​
Two soft corn tortillas, filled With your preference. Served With Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, cilantro, and sour cream.
$11.95
Shrimp
$10.75
Steak
$11.95
Fish
Broiled tortilla crusted tilapia
$8.95
Chicken
Broiled tortilla crusted tilapia
Two corn tortillas rolled With your preference, covered With melted cheese.
Served With Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, and sour cream.
$12.95
Seafood
With cancun sauce
$11.95
Steak
With red chili sauce
PLATOS TIPICOS AND MEXICAN COMBINATIONS​
$8.95
With Chorizo $10.95
Huevos Rancheros
Crispy corn tortilla topped With Ranchera sauce, melted cheese, and two fried eggs. Served With mexican rice, and a la charra beans.
$9.95
Chile Relleno
A​ Poblano pepper stuffed With Monterrey Jack cheese. Served With Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, and sour cream.
$8.95
Tacos El Paso
Two home made crispy tacos filled With your choice of ground beef or chicken. Served With Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream, and shredded cheese.
$8.95
Tamales De Pollo
Two chicken tamales covered With melted cheese. Served With Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, and sour cream.
All Mexican combinations are served With Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, and sour cream.
$9.95
One Chicken and One Cheese Enchilada
$11.95
One Chicken and One seafood Enchilada
$11.95
One Cheese, One Chicken and One Beef Enchilada
$10.95
One Chicken Enchilada and One Steak Taco
$9.95
One Chile Relleno and One Chicken Tamal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a nice hidden gem of a Tex Mex restaurant. The Chicken Flautus and Enchilada Rancheros were both huge portions and super tasty.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RonG443
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Always on the hunt for good Tex-Mex and was intrigued by the good reviews of this place. I have learned that you can tell nearly everything that you need to know by a place's chips and salsa. After all, if they can't pull off the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Neil S
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Heard this place was great for families and it is - the food was great and the chips/salsa is awesome. Only reason for the average rating is the $20 ‘skinny’ Rita that my wife got, which we didn’t know was $20 and definitely was an...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mikenicholasjr
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We eat here on a regular basis. It's great Tex-Mex food. The salsa and chips are delicious. We also love the margaritas. They make fresh tortillas and the food is good. We have a few favorite dishes: Fajitas, chile rellenos, and Lomo Saltado. All are...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I've been to El Tio several times - they are a local, friendly and of course delicious place to eat some Mexican food. We recently catered from them for a 40 person party and everything about it went very smoothly. Ordering was easy and the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Cyndi-Ryan
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I went out to dinner with 5 of my girlfriends. We had not seem each other in a long time so we were just talking and talking and not looking at our menus. We did order drinks (yummy) and some guacamole made at your table...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Gay F
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Although I rated it average it is between average & poor. Best thing were the chips...homemade, thin & crispy. Salsa was good as well but served in tiny bowls with not enough to serve the table. Had to ask for salsa to be refilled numerous...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

El Tio’s is situated in an unremarkable little strip off of Lee Highway - easy to miss. However, a delightful menu and nice vibe await inside. The service is terrific (rare in this area), the ingredients are fresh, and portions quite generous. We’ve always found...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank FamSiam
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The quality of the ingredients is what sets El Tio apart from many other strip mall texmex restaurants. Freshly made chips with homemade salsa. Real chunks of good actual steak in the steak burrito. Nice juicy shredded beef in another burrito. The margaritas are nice...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kbpneacl
Reviewed 1 February 2018

El Tio has excellent mexican food, consistently!! Plus it has a very nice atmosphere - feels neighborly and cozy. We have been here dozens of times - it is reliably tasty, service very good and always leave happy - who can ask for more!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank HerbandKel
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