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Los Cuates Menu and Take Out in Alexandria VA, 22314
  • Los Cuates

  • Mexican
  • 1116 King St Alexandria VA, 22314
    - (13) EatStreet Rating
  • Hours Closed

Restaurant is Closed

Next Takeout at 11:30 AM

  • Appetizers (Los Aperitivos)
  • Quesadillas Two fresh flour tortillas stuffed with monterrey jack and cheddar cheese. Served with lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream.
  • Cuates Calamari Generous portion of fresh breaded fried calamaries, served with our los cuates sauce.
  • Taquitos Monterrey Two crispy corn tortillas stuffed with shredded beef or chicken. Served with guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo.
  • Guacamole Dip Crispy flour tortilla shell filled with fresh guacamole. Served with flour tortilla chips.
  • Tamalito Dulce Sweet corn cake slowly cooked in a corn husk. Served with sour cream on the side.
  • Platanos Fritos Sweet fried plantains. Served with sour cream.
  • Tostones Crispy fried green plantain pieces, topped with guacamole and shredded cheese.
  • Coctel de Camarones Steamed shrimp marinated in lemon juice, onions, tomato, celery, jalapeno, and cilantro. Served with corn tortilla chips.
  • Camarones Chiapas Shrimp sauteed with fresh garlic, Spanish herbs, and white wine. Served with bread.
  • Nacho Platter Crispy corn chips over a base of refried beans, covered with melted cheese, beans, and garnished with jalapeno peppers. Served with guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo on the side.
  • Queso con Chile Choice of cheese or ground beef ($1.00), sour cream and Spanish onions on top.
  • Queso Blanco spicy Spicy white cheese dip. Choice with Ground beef ($1.00), sour cream and spinach onion on top.
  • Ceviche Fresh flounder marinated in natural lemon juice, red onions, cilantro, ginger, and jalapeno peppers, garnished with sweet potatoes.
  • Ceviche Mixto Fresh flounder, shrimp & calamari
  • Bocadito Los Cuates Grilled chicken and steak fajitas with empanadas, tortillas and your choice of fried potatoes or fried yucca. Served with pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole on the side.
  • Empanadas Fried corn turnovers stuffed with a "guiso" made of beef or chicken, potatoes, and spices. Served with salsa and lime on the side.
  • Molcajete Our signature appetizer, chunky fresh made guacamole, with avocados, tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro.
  • Salads (Las Ensaladas)
  • Los Cautes Salad Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, hard eggs, hearts of palms, and baby corn. Served with our house dressing on the side. Topped with your preference.
  • Ensalada de Tortilla A large crispy tortilla shell stuffed with romaine and tomatoes. Served with our house dressing, cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo, and guacamole on the side. Topped with your preference.
  • Fiesta Salad Mix greens, shredded cheese, chips strips, onions, and tomatoes. Tossed in honey mustard. Topped with your preference smothered with BBQ sauce.
  • Ensalada Azteca Romaine lettuce, red onions, avocado, tomatoes, black olives, and hearts of palms. Served with our house dressing on the side. Topped with your preference.
  • Margarita Salad Fresh baby spinach mixed with mango, strawberries, dried cranberries, pecans and carrots. Tossed in a fat-free citrus vinaigrette dressing. Topped with your preference.
  • Ensalada Verde Romaine lettuce, avocado, red onions and tomatoes. Served with our house dressing on the side.
  • Soups (Las Sopas)
  • Cazuela de Mariscos A large bowl of creamy seafood broth, simmered in delightful combination of Shrimp, Scallops, Fresh Salmon, Squid, and Clams cooked with spanish saffron, chopped green peppers, onions, and tomatoes. Served with white rice on the side.
  • Soup de Mar Creamy seafood broth, simmered in a delightful combination of clam, scallops and shrimp. Topped with fresh cilantro and saffron.
  • Soup de Tortilla Mexican simmered chicken broth with mixed vegetables. Served with crispy corn tortilla strips, cilantro, cheese, and avocado.
  • Sopa de Red A large bowl of mexican simmered beef broth, with beef shank, mixed vegetables, yucca, corn husk, topped with cilantro and spring onions.
  • Seafood (Las Mariscos y Pescados)
  • Salmon Veracruz Mesquite grilled fillet of salmon, topped with shrimp and scallops, covered with Veracruz sauce. Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Camarones Los Cautes A generous portion of shrimp, sauteed with garlic butter, parsley and glazed with brandy. Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Marisco Saltado A generous portion of shrimp and scallop, sauteed with white wine, tomatoes, fried potatoes, red onions, green peppers, and cilantro. Served with white rice, and black beans on the side.
  • Camarones al Mezcal A generous portion of shrimp sauteed with spring onions, roasted Poblano peppers, tomatoes, and garlic, then glazed with Mezcal. Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Camarones Encebollados A generous portion of shrimp sauteed with white wine, Spanish onions, garlic and crushed fresh red peppers. Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Pescado Latino Los Cuates style fresh tilapia fillet, marinated and broiled. Topped with fresh "Picadillo Salsa". Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Steaks and Pork (Las Carnes de Res y Puerco)
  • Cuernavaca Steak Mesquite grilled New York steak, topped with garlic sauce. Served with homemade fried yucca, white rice, black beans, and salad on the side.
  • Lomo Saltado Strips of mesquite grilled NY steak, sauteed with white wine, tomatoes, onions, celery, green peppers, jalapeno peppers, fried potatoes and cilantro. Served with white rice and black beans on the side
  • Carne Criolla Mesquite grilled New York steak, topped with Spanish onions, green peppers, and tomatoes. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans and salad.
  • Masitas de Puerco al Horno Tender morsels of pork, slowly roasted in Spanish style sauce, topped with sauteed onions. Served with white rice, black beans, and fried plantains.
  • Costillitas de Puerco Los Cuates style marinated BBQ pork ribs. Served with white rice, black beans, and steamed vegetables.
  • Poultry (Las Aves)
  • Pollo al Mole Mesquite grilled chicken breast, topped with shrimp and poblano mole sauce. Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Pollo Verde Mesquite grilled chicken breast, topped with shrimp and fresh "Picadillo Salsa". Served with white rice, steamed veggies and black beans on the side.
  • Pollo Saltado Strips of grilled chicken breast, sauteed with white wine, tomatoes, onions, celery, green peppers, jalapeno peppers, fried potatoes, and cilantro. Served with white rice and black beans on the side.
  • Pollo Reynosa Grilled chicken breast, topped with shrimp and smothered with saffron sauce. Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Pollo Sinaloa Mesquite grilled chicken breast, topped with sauteed onions. Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Pollo el Paso Half roasted chicken, marinated in Acapulco style sauce, covered with sauteed onions, green peppers, and tomatoes. Served with white rice, steamed veggies, and black beans on the side.
  • Platters (Las Cuates)
  • Chile Relleno Two fresh roasted and breaded Poblano peppers, filled with a Monterrey Jack cheese. Covered with Mole Sauce and melted cheese. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.
  • Tamales de Pollo Two large chicken tamales, covered with melted cheese. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream. Shredded chicken may contain bone.
  • Los Cuates Tacos A la carte tacos, soft corn, flour or crispy corn tortilla, filled with your preference, "picadilla salsa". Served with green hot salsa and lime on the side.
  • Tacos al Carbon Three fresh flour tortillas, filled with steak, lamb, or chicken fajitas. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo and Mexican butter on the side.
  • Tacos de Puerco Three fresh flour tortillas, filled with roasted pork, sauteed onions, and Los Cuates Mole Sauce. Served with white rice, black beans, guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo.
  • Tacos de Pescado Three fresh flour tortillas, filled with broiled Tilapia, sauteed onions, green peppers, and Los Cuates Mole Sauce. Served with white rice, black beans, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo.
  • Tacos de Viajero Three homemade crispy tacos, filled with steak or chicken fajitas. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream and shredded cheese.
  • Tacos Al Pastor Three soft corn tortillas filled with marinated grilled pork loin, onion, pineapple, and cilantro. Served with mexican rice, refried beans, and guacamole, sour cream and pido de gallo on the side.
  • Tacos de Carnitas Three soft corn tortillas filled with marinated braised pork, topped with onion, and cilantro. Served with mexican rice, refried beans, and guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo.
  • Parrilada Los Cuates (Fajitas Para Dos)
  • Parrilada Los Cuates (Fajitas Para Dos) spicy Grilled steak, chicken, baby back ribs, and shrimp. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream and fresh flour tortillas. Garnished with cilantro and jalapeno. Big enough for two.
  • Kid's Menu
  • Served with your choice of rice and beans, french fries, or steamed veggies. Includes soft drink and kid's ice cream scoop.

  • Kid's Machitos de Queso Corn tortilla chips, over a bed of refried beans and cheese.
  • Kid's Taquito (1) Choice of soft flour tortilla or crispy corn tortilla filled with tomatoes, lettuce, cheese and steak or chicken.
  • Kid's Chicken Tenders Breaded chicken breast.
  • Kid's Quesadillita de Queso Flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, grilled until golden brown.
  • Kid's Salad Romaine lettuce, carrot, tomatoes, and avocado, served with our house dressing on the side. Includes only soft drink and kid's ice cream scoop.
  • Lunch Menu Specials
  • Hours Today: Unavailable all day.

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  • Lunch Quesadillas Two fresh flour tortillas stuffed with monterrey jack and cheddar cheese. Served with guacamole, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream on the side.
  • Lunch Nachos Crispy corn chips over a base of refried beans, covered with melted cheese, beans and garnished with jalapeno peppers. Served with guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo on the side.
  • Lunch Flautas Toluca Two crispy flautas filled with your choice of ground beef or shredded chicken. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and pico de gallo and sour cream on the side.
  • Lunch Nuevos Rancheros A crispy corn tortilla covered with refried beans, ranchero sauce, and melted cheese. Topped with 2 fried eggs. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans and pico de gallo and sour cream on the side.
  • Lunch Omelet Mixto Sauteed onions, green peppers, tomatoes, ham, cheese and scrambled eggs. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and pico de gallo and sour cream on the side.
  • Lunch Omelet de Queso Scrambled eggs with cheese. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans and pico de gallo and sour cream on the side.
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