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Los Cuates Restaurant Menu and Take Out in Washington DC, 20007
  • Hours 11:30am - 10:00pm
  • Popular Items
  • 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.
  • Soup de Tortilla Mexican simmered chicken broth with mixed vegetables. Served with crispy corn tortilla strips, cilantro, cheese, and avocado. With grilled chicken ($2.00).
  • Shredded Beef Enchilada Topped with Red Chili sauce.
  • Queso Blanco spicy Spicy white cheese dip. Choice with Ground beef ($1.00), sour cream and spinach onion on top.
  • Taquitos Monterrey Two crispy corn tortillas stuffed with shredded beef or chicken. Served with guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo. Shredded chicken may contain bon.
  • Appetizers (Los Aperitivos)
  • 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.
  • Camarones Chiapas Shrimp sauteed with fresh garlic, Spanish herbs, and white wine. Served with bread.
  • Ceviche Fresh Flounder Marinated in Natural Lemon Juice, Red Onions, Cilantro, Ginger and Jalapeno Peppers. Garnished with Sweet Potatoes
  • Ceviche Mixto Fresh Flounder, Shrimp and Calamari.
  • Coctel de Camarones Steamed Shrimp marinated in Lemon Juice, Onions, Tomato, Celery, Jalapeno, and Cilantro. Served with Corn Tortilla Chips.
  • Cuates Calamari Generous portion of fresh breaded fried calamaries, served with our los cuates sauce.
  • Empanadas Fried corn turnovers stuffed with a "guiso" made of beef or chicken, potatoes, and spices. Served with salsa and lime on the side.
  • Guacamole Dip Crispy flour tortilla shell filled with fresh guacamole. Served with flour tortilla chips.
  • Molcajete Our Signature Appetizer. Chunky Fresh Made Guacamole, with Avocados, Tomatoes, Onion, Jalapeno and Cilantro. Served in a Molcajete: Mild - Medium - Hot
  • 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.
  • Platanos Fritos Sweet fried plantains. Served with sour cream.
  • Quesadillas Two fresh flour tortillas stuffed with monterrey jack and cheddar cheese. Served with lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream. Choice of cheese, mushroom, spinach, chicken, steak ($3.00) or shrimp ($4.00).
  • Queso Blanco spicy Spicy white cheese dip. Choice with Ground beef ($1.00), sour cream and spinach onion on top.
  • Queso con Chile Choice of cheese or ground beef ($1.00), sour cream and Spanish onions on top.
  • Tamalito Dulce Sweet corn cake slowly cooked in a corn husk. Served with sour cream on the side.
  • Taquitos Monterrey Two crispy corn tortillas stuffed with shredded beef or chicken. Served with guacamole, sour cream, and pico de gallo. Shredded chicken may contain bon.
  • Tostones Crispy Fried Green Plantain Pieces, topped with Guacamole and Shredded Cheese.
  • Soups (Las Sopas)
  • 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. With grilled chicken ($2.00).
  • Salads (Las Ensaladas)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ensalada Verde Romaine lettuce, avocado, red onions and tomatoes. Served with our house dressing on the side.
  • Fiesta Salad Mix greens, shredded cheese, chips strips, onions, and tomatoes. Tossed in honey mustard. Topped with your preference smothered with BBQ sauce.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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 Sinaloa Mesquite grilled chicken breast, topped with sauteed onions. 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.
  • Steaks and Pork (Las Carnes de Res y Puerco)
  • Carne Criolla Mesquite grilled New York steak, topped with Spanish onions, green peppers, and tomatoes. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans and salad.
  • Costillitas de Puerco Los Cuates style marinated BBQ pork ribs. Served with white rice, black beans, and steamed vegetables.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cazuela de Mariscos A creamy seafood broth, simmered with scallops, shrimp, fresh salmon, squid, and clams cooked with Spanish saffron, chopped green peppers, onions and tomatoes. Served with white rice 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Mexican Corner
  • 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.
  • Tacos de la Casa A La Carte Tacos, Soft Corn, Flour or Crispy Corn Tortilla filled with your preference, "Picadillo Salsa". Served with Green Hot Salsa and Lime on the side.
  • Tacos al Carbon Three Soft Fresh Flour Tortillas, filled with your preference. Served with Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Pico de Gallo and Mexican Butter on the side.
  • Tacos al Pastor Three Soft Corn Tortillas filled with Marinated Grilled Pork Loin, Onion, Pineapple, and Cilantro. Served with White Rice, Refried Beans, Guacamole, Sour Cream, and Pico de Gallo on the side.
  • Tacos de Carnitas Three Soft Corn Tortillas filled with Marinated Braising Pork , topped with Onion, and Cilantro. Served with White Rice, Refried Beans, Guacamole, Sour Cream, and Pico de Gallo on the side.
  • 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 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 Viajero Three Crispy Corn Tortillas filled with Tomatoes, Lettuce and Cheese, topped with your preference. Served with Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Guacamole, Sour Cream, and Pico de Gallo on the side.
  • Tamales de Pollo Two large Tamales, made with boiled rolled Corn Meal with marinated Chickcen Chunks, covered with Melted Cheese. Served with Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Guacamole, Pico de Gallo, and Sour Cream. Chicken may contain bone
  • Sizzling Fajitas
  • A Traditional Mexican Dish. Served over a bed of sauteed Spanish Onions, Green Peppers, Celery and Tomatoes. Served with Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, and Guacamole, Sour Cream, Pico de Gallo and Fresh Flour Tortillas on the side. Garnished with Cilantro and Jalapeno.

  • Costilla de Puerco Fajitas (BBQ Pork Ribs) BBQ Pork Ribs Fajitas are served over a bed of sauteed Spanish Onions, Green Peppers, Celery and Tomatoes.
  • Camarones Brochette Fajitas Shrimp stuffed with Monterrey Jack cheese and Jalapeno pepper, wrapped in bacon and grilled to perfection.
  • Carne Asada Fajitas (Grilled Skirt Steak) Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas are served over a bed of sauteed Spanish Onions, Green Peppers, Celery and Tomatoes.
  • Pollo Fajitas (Chicken) Grilled Chicken Fajitas are served over a bed of sauteed Spanish Onions, Green Peppers, Celery and Tomatoes.
  • Grilled Lamb Fajitas Grilled Lamb Fajitas are served over a bed of sauteed Spanish Onions, Green Peppers, Celery and Tomatoes.
  • Camarones Fajitas (Shrimp) Grilled Shrimp Fajitas are served over a bed of sauteed Spanish Onions, Green Peppers, Celery and Tomatoes.
  • Carne Fajitas (Steak) Grilled Steak Fajitas are served over a bed of sauteed Spanish Onions, Green Peppers, Celery and Tomatoes.
  • Seafood Fajita Broiled Tilapia Fillet, Grilled Shrimp and Scallop. Served with Veracruz sauce on the side.
  • Vegetales Fajitas (Vegetables) Vegetables (Broccoli, Carrots, Celery, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, and Zucchini) Fajitas are served over a bed of sauteed Spanish Onions, Green Peppers, Celery and Tomatoes.
  • Parrilada Los Cuates (Fajitas Para Dos)
  • Parrilada Los Cuates (Up to 2 People) Grilled Skirt Steak, Grilled Chicken, Baby Back Ribs, and Grilled Shrimp. Served as Sizzling Fajita Style. (Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Pico de Gallo, Guacamole, Sour Cream, and Fresh Flour Tortillas. Garnished with Cilantro and Jalapen o). Big enough for two
  • Parrilada Los Cuates (Up to 3 People) Grilled Skirt Steak, Grilled Chicken, Baby Back Ribs, and Grilled Shrimp. Served as Sizzling Fajita Style. (Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Pico de Gallo, Guacamole, Sour Cream, and Fresh Flour Tortillas. Garnished with Cilantro and Jalapen o). Big enough for three.
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