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El Jefe Restaurant & Mexican Grill Menu and Delivery in Newark DE, 19711
  • El Jefe Restaurant & Mexican Grill

  • Mexican
  • 110 Astro Shopping Ctr Newark DE, 19711
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  • Hours Closed
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    ETA 55 min
  • Delivery Minimum None
  • Delivery Cost $2.99+

Restaurant is Closed

Next Delivery at 11:00 AM

  • Appetizers
  • Mini-Taquitos Dorados Mini deep-fried rolled taquitos. Corn tortillas filled with your choice of shredded chicken, shredded beef or shredded pork, served with guacamole and sour cream.
  • Tinga Chicken Nachos Corn tortilla chips topped with refried beans, melted white cheese, shredded chicken in a spicy chipotle tomato sauce and sour cream
  • El Jefe Nachos El Jefe's Favorite! Nacho chips loaded with shredded chicken and shredded beef, refried beans, melted cheese, and topped with lettuce, diced tomatoes, guacamole and sour cream.
  • Ceviche Lime marinated red snapper with pico de gallo relish and topped with avocado slices.
  • Jalapeno Poppers (5) Breaded jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese.
  • El Jefe Sampler Here is your perfect combination of fried mozzarella sticks, mini-cheese quesadilla wedges, jalapeno poppers, mini fried taquitos and a skewer of seasoned grilled shrimp. No substitutions.
  • Fresh Salads
  • Shrimp Taco Salad Grilled shrimp sauteed with bell peppers and onions served on a tortilla shell over a bed of lettuce, refried beans garnished with diced tomatoes, guacamole, sour cream and Mexican shredded cheese.
  • Taco Salad A taco salad shell filled with refried beans, lettuce & diced tomatoes garnished with guacamole, sour cream and Mexican shredded cheese.
  • Grilled Chicken Salad Citrus-pepper marinated chicken breast served over lettuce with cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, carrots and your choice of dressing.
  • Steak Salad Citrus-pepper marinated steak served over lettuce with cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, carrots and your choice of dressing.
  • Rancho Salad Mixed Greens, diced tomatoes, onions, Mexican queso fresco, avocado chunks finished with creamy chipotle ranch dressing, and crunchy tortilla strips.
  • El Jefe Specialties
  • Molcajete Estilo "El Jefe" spicyA house specialty! Grilled chicken, steak and Mexican sausage dipped in hot-ranchera sauce topped with scallions, a roasted jalapeno pepper and Mexican queso fresco.
  • Seafood Molcajete A must try! Swordfish, shrimp, baby scallops, mussels, calamari & crab leg dipped in our special mild tomato based sauce (recommended) garnished with scallions and a roasted jalapeno pepper.
  • Vegetarian Molcajete (V) Portobello mushrooms and edible Mexican cactus leaves chargrilled with onions, tomatoes, zucchini and peppers in our special tomato based sauce topped with scallions, a roasted jalapeno pepper and Mexican queso fresco.
  • Steak a la Mexicana spicyGrilled flank steak alongside one cheese enchilada, pico de gallo, grilled scallions, roasted jalapenos and refried beans, served with corn or flour tortillas. No substitutions.
  • Burrito El Jefe con Camarones spicyFajita style burrito with onions, bell peppers, tomatoes and shrimp, covered in melted white cheese and tomato sauce, garnished with pineapple pico de gallo, and served with rice and salad on the side.
  • Create your own- El Jefe Combo Dinner This Plate is up to You! Combo entree served with rice, beans & salad, and your choice of shredded or grilled meat. Vegetarian choices are: mushrooms, beans or cheese fillings. No substitutions.
  • Sizzling Fajitas
  • Fajitas are grilled and sauteed with onions, tomatoes & bell peppers. Served with rice, refried beans and warm corn or flour tortillas. Accompanied with shredded cheese, pico de gallo & sour cream. Guacamole upon request.

  • El Jefe Style Fajitas Our most popular combination of grilled chicken, steak and shrimp fajitas.
  • Fajitas de Carne Sliced seasoned & char-grilled steak fajitas.
  • Fajitas de Pollo Char-grilled chicken fajitas.
  • Fajitas Mixtas Mixed char-grilled chicken and steak fajita slices.
  • Fajitas de Camaron Seasoned and grilled shrimp fajitas.
  • Fajitas Vegetarianas (V) No Meat. Veggie fajitas with grilled mushrooms & seasoned vegetables: onions, diced Tomatoes, bell Peppers, carrots, and zucchini.
  • From The Grill
  • From the Grill entrees are served with rice, refried beans, cactus salad, warm corn or flour tortillas and handmade tamalito. (No substitutions).

  • Parrillada d'Carnes El Jefe Selected Grill items on a platter! A Combination of our seasoned steak, marinated grilled chicken and Mexican sausage link alongside grilled Mexican scallions, roasted jalapenos, Mexican queso fresco and grilled edible cactus leaf. No substitutions.
  • Carne Asada Seasoned and grilled flank steak.
  • Platillo al Pastor Marinated and grilled pork meat in a special seasoned sauce with pineapple slices.
  • Pollo Asado Marinated and grilled boneless chicken breast.
  • Mexican Favorites
  • Classic Chimichangas (2) Filled with refried beans, jack cheese and shredded chicken. Available (spicy) shredded chicken in chipotle sauce (tinga)
  • Vegetarian Chimichangas (2) (V) Filled with refried beans, jack cheese and sauteed vegetables: white mushrooms, zucchini, green peppers, onions and tomatoes. No substitutions.
  • Shrimp Chimichangas Fajita style chimichangas filled with sauteed shrimp, bell peppers, tomatoes and onions, covered in tomato sauce.
  • Cuatro Crispy Flautas Filled with shredded chicken, topped with potatoes & carrots, lettuce, sour cream and crumbled queso fresco.
  • Chicken Flautas Ahogadas Drowned flautas filled with shredded chicken topped with red hot-ranchera sauce, potatoes & carrots, lettuce, sour cream and crumbled queso fresco. No meat substitutions.
  • Chiles Rellenos Two roasted chile poblano peppers stuffed with Mexican queso fresco lightly battered and cooked, topped with red-mild sauce and served with rice, refried beans and tortillas.
  • Seafood Mexican Style
  • Seafood entrees are served with rice, homemade potatoes, salad and your choice of warm corn or flour tortillas.(No substitutions)

  • Filete Cancun El Jefe Style spicyBoneless tilapia baked to a golden brown topped with shrimp in our special garlic-spicy sauce garnish with pico de gallo relish.
  • Camarones al Mojo de Ajo Seasoned shrimp sauteed on white wine and garlic sauce.
  • Pescado Frito Whole deep-fried tilapia fish served with pico de gallo relish on the side.
  • Camarones a la Diabla spicySpicy-deviled shrimp! Seasoned shrimp covered with our red-spicy tomato chipotle sauce.
  • Tacos
  • Tacos Mexicanos A soft corn tortilla filled with your choice of authentic Mexican meat fillings and topped with cilantro and onions. Pick 3 includes choice of rice or beans.
  • Tacos Tex-Mex A crispy corn tortilla shell filled with your choice of meat, and topped with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, and guacamole. Pick 3 option includes side of rice or beans.
  • Tacos de Pescado (3) Grilled tilapia fillet in a soft flour tortilla smothered in a chipotle mayonnaise sauce topped with cabbage, cilantro slaw & avocado wedges, served with rice or beans on the side.
  • Tacos de Camaron (3) Grilled shrimp and onions sauteed in a tequila-jalapeno sauce wrapped in a soft flour tortilla, and topped with pico de gallo relish & avocado wedges, served with rice or beans on the side.
  • Quesadillas
  • A lightly toasted giant flour tortilla folded in half. Served with lettuce, sour cream & pico de gallo on the side.

  • Quesadilla de Carne A meat quesadilla filled with cheese and your choice of one of the following meat choices:
  • Quesadilla de Camaron Shrimp quesadilla fajita style filled with cheese, grilled onions & bell peppers.
  • Quesadilla Vegetariana (V) Veggie quesadilla filled with cheese, white mushrooms, onions, green Peppers & zucchini.
  • Tortas
  • Delicious, hearty Mexican sandwiches in a toasted bolillo roll.

  • Torta de Carne Your choice of meat in a toasted bolillo roll smothered in mayonnaise topped with lettuce, onions, potatoes & carrots, avocado wedges and (with or without) hot ranchera sauce
  • Tostadas
  • A flat corn tortilla fried to a crispy.

  • Tostadas de Carne (2) Two shredded chicken & refried beans tostadas topped with lettuce, onions, tomatoes, potatoes & carrots, sour cream and crumbled queso fresco.
  • Tostadas de Frijoles (2) (V) No Meat. Refried beans tostadas topped with lettuce, onions, tomatoes, potatoes & carrots, sour cream and crumbled queso fresco.
  • Tostada de Camaron (1) spicyOne Shrimp tostada mixed with onions, diced tomatoes, fresh jalapenos marinated in lime juice, and topped with avocado wedges.
  • Tostada de Ceviche (1) spicyOne Lime marinated red snapper ceviche tostada with onions, diced tomatoes and fresh jalapenos, garnished with avocado slices.
  • Burritos
  • A flour tortilla wrapped and stuffed.

  • Burrito Mexicano Burrito filled with lettuce, diced tomatoes, guacamole, rice, refried beans and your choice of grilled meat:
  • Burrito Tex-Mex Burrito stuffed with rice, refried beans, and your choice of shredded meat filling. Covered with jack cheese & green mild sauce; and garnished with lettuce, diced tomatoes, sour cream & guacamole.
  • Burrito Vegetariano (V) No Meat. Veggie burrito with white mushrooms and seasoned vegetables: zucchini, bell peppers, onions, carrots.
  • Burrito Ranchero A stuffed burrito with rice, refried beans, chopped Mexican sausage, roasted chicken, steak, onions, and jalapenos. Covered with hot-ranchera sauce and garnished with lettuce and diced tomatoes.
  • Lunch Specials
  • Hours Today: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Lunch Dos Chicken Fajitas (2) Tender slices of grilled meat fajitas with onions, tomatoes and bell peppers wrapped in two flour tortillas and garnished with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream, served with rice and refried beans.
  • Lunch Dos Steak Fajitas (2) Tender slices of grilled meat fajitas with onions, tomatoes and bell peppers wrapped in two flour tortillas and garnished with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream, served with rice and refried beans.
  • Lunch Shrimp Fajitas (2) Seasoned and grilled shrimp fajitas mixed with onions, tomatoes and bell peppers wrapped in two flour tortillas and garnished with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream, served with rice and refried beans.
  • Lunch Quesadilla Vegetariana (V) No Meat. Vegetarian quesadilla filled with cheese, mushrooms, onions, green peppers & zucchini.
  • Lunch Quesadilla de Carne A flour tortilla folded and filled with cheese and your choice of meat.
  • Lunch Chicken Chimichanga (1) Shredded chicken chimi filled with refried beans & jack cheese.
  • Lunch Shrimp Chimichanga (1) Sauteed shrimp, onions, bell peppers and tomatoes fajita style chimichanga, covered in tomato sauce.
  • Lunch Dos Crispy Flautas (2) Filled with shredded chicken and topped with potatoes & carrots, lettuce, sour cream, and crumbled queso fresco.
  • Lunch Chicken Flautas Ahogadas (2) Shredded chicken flautas drowned in hot-ranchera sauce, topped with potatoes & carrots, lettuce, sour cream and crumbled queso fresco. No Meat Substitutions.
  • Lunch Dos Enchiladas Covered in one of our mild-enchilada sauces. Spicy enchilada sauce available upon request. Garnished with jack cheese and sour cream. Served with rice & refried beans on the side.
  • Lunch Meat Torta A hearty Mexican sandwich in a bolillo roll smothered in mayonnaise with your choice of meat, lettuce, onions, potatoes & carrots, and avocado wedges; finished off (with or without) spicy-hot ranchera sauce. Served with french fries on the side.
  • Create your own Lunch Combo Combo lunch entree served with rice & refried beans on the side, and your choice of shredded meat.
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