Fans of Albany Park’s Ixcateco Grill (3402 W. Montrose, 773-539-5887) will be pleased with its special 1st anniversary menu of customer favorites being featured now through August 14 at the popular Mexican eatery in Chicago.
Chef Anselmo Ramirez hit the scene running last August with a fresh, made-from-scratch menu and quickly earned customer and media accolades including being named among Chicago’s best new restaurants of 2016 by Chicago Magazine.
The special menu includes a house-made Margarita mix that’s perfect for guests who want to bring their own liquor to toast the anniversary. Ixcateco Grill is BYO.
The Anniversary Menu:
Guacamole and Chips
Ensalada de Betabel… Roasted Beets, Pumpkin Seeds, Parsley, Spinach, Grape, Vinegar, Pea Shoots and Sesame Seeds
Ensalada de Pulpo… Wood Grilled Octopus, Cherry Tomatoes, Jicama, Pea Shoots , Green Beans,Oaxacan Pasilla Dressing
Ceviche…White Fish, Lime Juice, Onion, Carrots, Tomato, Serrano Pepper, Green Olives, Olive Oil, Cilantro
Esponjaditas… Chicken, Tomatillo sauce, Sour Cream, Queso Fresco, Black Beans
Picaditas… Masa Canoes, Roasted Poultry Carnitas, Avocado Cream Sauce, Queso Ranchero, Pickled Cactus
Calabacitas Vegetarianas… Tatume Squash, Sauteed Vegetables, Melted Chihuahua Cheese, Green Mole Microgreens
Pollo en Mole Negro… Half a boneless Roasted Chicken, Black Mole, Chunky Garlic, Mashed Potatoes Microgreens Salmon a la Nata… Wood Grilled Salmon, Guajillo Nata Sauce, Chunky Garlic Mash Potato Enchiladas, Watercress and Jicama Salad, Lime Dressing
Camarones al Mojo de Ajo.. Wood Grilled Shrimp, Garlic, Green Onions, Bell Pepper,, Plantains, Black Rice
Carne Asada… Wood Grilled Skirt Steak Tomato Molcajete Sauce, Black Beans and Guacamole
Borrego a la leña.. Wood Grilled Rack of Lamb, Black Mole, Chunky Garlic Mash Potatoes, Microgreens
Puerco Tequilero… Wood Grilled Pork Loin, Oaxacan Pasilla Tomatillo Tequila Sauce, Sweet Mash Potatoes Microgreens
Sides Black Rice, Black Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Sauteed Vegetables, Plantains
About Ixcateco Grill
Ixcateco Grill is an intimate casual Mexican restaurant featuring authentically prepared dishes from the southern regions of Mexico, by chef/owner Anselmo Ramirez. BYOB is encouraged. The restaurant is located at 3402 W. Montrose in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood. Dinner is served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday, and from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations and delivery orders may be made via the Ixcateco Grill website at IxcatecoGrill.com or by call the restaurant at 773-539-5887. The website, ixcatecogrill.com, The restaurant is closed on Mondays. Ample street parking is available. All major cards are accepted.