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    18250 Cicero Ave, Country Club Hills, IL 60478
    Sunday - Thursday
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PMLunch
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PMBreakfast
    Friday - Saturday
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PMLunch
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PMBreakfast

    El Cortez Restaurant and Lounge Inc

    4.6 (120 ratings) • Mexican
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    18250 Cicero Ave, Country Club Hills, IL 60478
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    Mexican • Seafood • Salads • Healthy • Women-owned • Group Friendly
    • Picked for you
        • Enchiladas Dinner
          Three corn tortillas rolled and filled with your choice of one of the following cheese, ground beef, chicken or pork, topped with your choice of sauce and served with rice and beans.
        • Steak Taco Dinner
          Three corn or flour tortillas filled with tender steak and served with lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese.
        • Chips & Salsa
          bag of chips and 12 oz cup salsa
        • Kid's Tacos
          Two meat and cheese tacos served with rice and beans.
        • Torta Steak (Carne Asada)
          Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
      • Appetizers (Botanas)
          • Quesadilla Pacifico
            Flour tortillas filled with Mexican cheese, chiles poblanos, and grilled shrimp served with sour cream and avocado slices.
          • Botana Suprema
            Choice of steak or chicken pounded out round, sandwiched between two flour tortillas, cut in pieces served with sour cream and guacamole.
          • Nachos
            Beans, cheese, guacamole, and jalapenos loaded onto flat fried tortillas.
          • Alas
            Hot and spicy BBQ chicken wings served with celery and blue cheese.
          • Queso Fundido
            Melted cheese blended with fried Mexican sausage, served with your choice of flour or corn tortillas.
          • Chicken Fingers
            Always a popular choice tender battered chicken strips served golden brown with a hot BBQ sauce and French fries.
          • Combo Cortez
            A big combo platter of popular appetizers: chicken fingers, two tamales, two quesadillas, two chicken flautas with sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, and cheese sprinkled on the top.
          • Large Guacamole
            12 onces
          • Small Guacamole
            6 onces
          • Elote
            corn in the cup served with mayo, cheese and Chile powder
          • Sm Queso Dip
            6 oz cheese dip with chips
          • Large Queso Dip
            12oz Cheese Dip with chips
        • Soups (Caldos)
            • Caldo De Res
              Hearty beef soup with chunks of tender beef and fresh vegetables in a savory beef broth.
            • Caldo Xochitl
              Chicken soup in a spicy green sauce with a little rice.
            • Menudo
              Our slow-simmered tripe soup is a true Mexican tradition.
          • Salads (Ensaladas)
              • Taco Salad
                A flour tortilla fried and filled with your choice of seasoned beef or chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and Cheddar cheese.
              • Grilled Chicken Salad
                Crisp lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers with tender chunks of chicken grilled with onions and green peppers, served over rice, sprinkled with cheese.
              • Garden Salad
            • Vegetarian (Vegetarianas)
                • Veggie Fajitas
                  A sizzling mix of carrots, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms served with rice, lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream, and guacamole.
                • Veggie Burrito Supremo Dinner
                  Nine-inch burrito stuffed with grilled bell pepper, tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms with guacamole, sour cream, pico de Gallo, lettuce, and cheese served with rice and bola beans.
                • Chiles Relleno Dinner
                  Two cheese-stuffed peppers served with Mexican rice and bola beans.
                • Guacamole Tostada Dinner
                  Three flat tortillas topped with guacamole, lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese includes rice and bola beans.
                • Veggie Quesadilla Dinner
                  Three tortillas filled with cheese, grilled tomato, onion, bell pepper, and mushrooms served with Mexican rice and bola beans.
                • Molletes
                  Two pieces of bread topped with grilled onions, peppers(mild or hot), refried beans tomatoes, and melted cheese.
              • Chicken Entrees (Platillos De Pollo)
                  • Chicken Fajita Dinner
                    Chicken breast chunks seasoned and sizzled up with onions and green peppers, served with refried beans, pico de gallo, sour cream, and guacamole.
                  • Pollo Carbon
                    Strips of chicken breast marinated in two types of sauce, grilled and served over rice with sour cream, guacamole, and a small dinner salad.
                  • Pollo Rojo
                    Pieces of tender chicken breast sauteed in a red sauce and mixed with cubed potatoes and onions served with a side of rice, pico de gallo, and avocado slices.
                  • Pollo Estrella
                    Chicken breast pounded out and topped with melted cheese, covered with molcajete sauce, served with rice.
                  • Pollo En Mole
                    Chicken thigh served in mole sauce with rice and beans.
                  • Milanesa De Pollo
                    Breaded chicken breast served with rice, beans, and fries.
                  • Whisky Chicken
                    Tender pieces of chicken grilled with bacon, chiles poblano, onions, tomatoes, served with rice, beans, slices of avocado, and cheese.
                • Seafood (Mariscos)
                    • Camarones Vallarta
                      Shrimp lightly breaded, seasoned with wine, served on a bed of white rice with your choice of Mexican bread and tortillas.
                    • Camarones Diablos
                      Shrimp simmered in our spicy pico de gallo sauce with bacon, served on a bed of white rice with onions and avocado slices on the side, with your choice of Mexican bread and tortillas.
                      Spicy
                    • Shrimp Fajita
                      Grilled shrimp with onions and bell peppers sizzled on a skillet, served with rice, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo on the side.
                    • Camarones Ajillo
                      Shrimp sauteed in garlic and wine served with white rice and choice of Mexican bread or tortillas.
                    • Camarones Empanizados
                      Breaded shrimp served with rice, lettuce, pico de gallo, and barbeque sauce.
                    • Cocktel De Camaron
                      Succulent shrimp in your choice of a cocktail sauce or our pico de gallo sauce.
                    • Chimichangas Marinera
                      A blend of shrimp and crab meat in a flour tortilla, fried and served with a side order of rice and avocado slices.
                    • Tilapia A La Vizcaina
                      Flaky fillet of tilapia lightly breaded and fried served with white rice and corn medley with Vizcaino sauce on the side.
                  • House Specialties
                      • Parrillada
                        Tender skirt steak served with zesty chorizo, grilled jalapenos, and onions.
                      • Cook's Especial
                        Chunks of steak with slices of poblano peppers covered with melted cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole, and sour cream on the side served with beans and rice.
                      • Manny
                        Grilled chicken breast smothered in poblano peppers, onions, and tomato sauce served on a bed of rice with three slices of avocado.
                      • Enchilada Aguascalientes
                        A tender bone-in chicken dipped in red sauce, three Mexican cheese enchiladas, and red cubed potato sprinkled with cheese.
                      • Chimichangas
                        Your choice of seasoned shredded beef or chicken rolled in flour tortillas, fried, covered with tomatoes lettuce, sour cream, and guacamole served with a side order of rice.
                        Spicy
                      • Tamal Dinner
                        Two pork tamales in the husk served with rice and beans.
                      • Tamales Cortez
                        Two pork tamales without the husk, topped with sour cream and hot sauce, smothered with melted cheese, and served with a side of rice.
                      • Chicken Tamal Dinner
                        Two chicken tamales in the husk served with rice and beans.
                      • Chicken Tamales Cortez
                        Two chicken tamales without the husk, topped with sour cream and hot sauce, smothered with melted cheese, and served with a side of rice.
                    • Combinations (Combinaciones)
                        • Steak Tampiqueña
                          Tender skirt steak, a cheese Mexican enchilada, and a cheese quesadilla served with fries and a touch of guacamole.
                        • Fajita Mix
                          Choose your own combination of steak, chicken, and or shrimp. Served with lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream, and guacamole.
                        • Plato Cortez
                          A flour taco, enchilada Suiza, and tostada Suiza, all made with your choice of beef, chicken, or pork. Served with rice and beans.
                        • Combinacion Nortena
                          Tender 4 oz filet mignon served with a cheese-stuffed pepper, rice, beans, and a touch of guacamole.
                        • Plato Mexicano
                          One corn beef taco, one cheese Mexican enchilada, one bean tostada, served with rice and beans.
                        • Vallarta Especial
                          Garlic beef tenderloin with shrimp served with papas ajillo and white rice.
                      • Meat Entrees (Carnes)
                          • Ricky's Especial
                            Incredibly tender 8 oz, filet mignon cut into delicious chunks and topped with bacon, delivered to your table on a sizzling skillet with grilled onions, and refried chorizo beans with melted cheese.
                          • Puntillas
                            Choice of skirt steak or chicken or shrimp with onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, hot peppers, poblano peppers, bell peppers and served with rice and beans.
                            Spicy
                          • Filete Estrella
                            Thinly pounded tenderloin topped with melted cheese and covered in green salsa served with refried beans.
                          • Steak Fajita Dinner
                            Chunks of tender steak seasoned and sizzled up with onions and green peppers served with beans, pico de gallo, sour cream, and guacamole.
                          • Carne Asada
                            Skirt steak served with rice, beans, and French fries.
                          • Milanesa De Res
                            Breaded steak served with rice, beans, and French fries.
                          • Bistec A La Mexicana
                            Succulent chunks of skirt steak simmered in a Mexican sauce served with rice and beans.
                        • Flat Tacos (Tostadas)
                            • Tostada Dinner
                              Three of a kind flat tortillas layered with beans, then covered with your choice of beef, chicken, or pork topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and a sprinkle of cheese. Served with rice and beans.
                            • Specialty Tostadas
                              Three of the kinds of crispy flat tortillas covered with your choice of beef, chicken, or pork, topped with your choice of sauce and melted cheese. Served with rice and beans.
                          • Rolled Tacos (Flautas)
                              • Flauta Dinner
                                Three of a kind corn tortillas (hard or soft) rolled up and filled with choice of beef, chicken, or pork includes guacamole and sour cream on the side. Served with rice.
                              • San Marcos Dinner
                                Three of a kind corn tortillas rolled up and fried, filled with your choice of beef, chicken, or potato and covered with cabbage, cheese, sour cream, and red sauce. Served with rice and beans.
                            • Tacos
                                • Taco Dinner
                                  Three of a kind corn or flour tortillas filled with your choice of beef, chicken, or pork, served with rice and beans.
                                • Steak Taco Dinner
                                  Three corn or flour tortillas filled with tender steak and served with lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese.
                                • Tilapia Taco Dinner
                                  Two corn or flour tortillas filled with grilled or breaded tilapia garnished with lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese. Served with rice and beans.
                                • Pastor
                                  Marinated pork taco served with cilantro, onions, and green sauce.
                                • Cortez
                                  Chicken, sour cream, guacamole, and green sauce mixed together and rolled in two corn tortillas.
                                • Shrimp Taco
                                  Grilled shrimp with lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese on a corn or flour shell.
                                • Norteno
                                  Breaded steak served on a flour tortilla with sour cream and avocado slice.
                                • Ranchero
                                  Marinated steak taco with cilantro, onions, and green sauce.
                                • Sombrero
                                  Tender pieces of sautéed steak with chorizo, onions, jalapenos, cilantro, bacon, and three different types of sauce, all piled on a corn tortilla.
                                  Spicy
                                • Picudo
                                  Tender chicken breast chunks grilled with tomato, onion, jalapeno peppers, and topped with a slice of avocado.
                              • Side Orders
                                • Beverages
                                  • Enchiladas
                                      • Enchiladas Dinner
                                        Three corn tortillas rolled and filled with your choice of one of the following cheese, ground beef, chicken or pork, topped with your choice of sauce and served with rice and beans.
                                      • Cortez Enchiladas Dinner
                                        Three red enchiladas filled with cheese, Mexican sausage, and potato, sprinkled with more cheese and served with sour cream, rice, and beans on the side.
                                    • Burritos
                                        • Reg Burrito Dinner
                                          Flour tortilla rolled and filled with lettuce, tomatoes and your choice of beef, chicken, or pork served with rice and beans.
                                        • Burrito Supremo Dinner
                                          Choice of beef, chicken, or pork with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, cheese, sour cream, and guacamole in a nine-inch flour tortilla served with rice and beans.
                                        • Mini-Burrito
                                          Choice of steak or chicken cooked with bacon and rolled up with sour cream, hot sauce, and cheese in a flour tortilla.
                                          Spicy
                                      • Quesadillas
                                      • Desserts
                                          • Flan
                                            Cream caramel custard.
                                          • Fried Ice Cream
                                          • Bunuelos
                                            Golden crispy sweet strips of pastry served with chocolate syrup and strawberry dipping sauce.
                                          • Mexi-Chango
                                            Fried tortilla stuffed with cream cheese served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and sprinkled with choice of strawberry or chocolate syrup.
                                          • Churros
                                            Set of threes plain churros served with dipping sauce on the side
                                        • Especially for Kids
                                            • Kid's Tacos
                                              Two meat and cheese tacos served with rice and beans.
                                            • Kid's Burrito
                                              Meat and cheese burrito served with rice and beans.
                                            • Kid's Nachos
                                              Bean and cheese nachos.
                                            • Chicken Fingers
                                              Served with fries.
                                            • Kid's Quesadillas
                                              Two cheese quesadillas (made with corn or flour tortillas) served with rice and beans.
                                            • Kid's Grilled Steak
                                              Chunks of grilled steak served with salad and Mexican rice.
                                            • Kid's Grilled Chicken
                                              Chunks of grilled chicken breast with salad and Mexican rice.
                                          • Mexican Sandwiches (Tortas)
                                              • Torta Seasoned Pork (Pastor)
                                                Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
                                              • Molletes Con Carne
                                                Grilled onions, tomatoes, peppers (mild or hot), refried beans, and melted cheese over bread with choice of steak, beef, or chicken. Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
                                              • Torta Steak (Carne Asada)
                                                Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
                                              • Torta Breaded Steak (Milanesa)
                                                Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
                                              • Torta Pork (Carnitas)
                                                Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
                                              • Torta Chorizo
                                                Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
                                              • Torta Pollo
                                                Grilled, shredded, or breaded chicken. Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
                                              • Torta Ham (Jamon)
                                                Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
                                              • Torta Club
                                                Stacked with ham, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, avocado, cheese, and sour cream. Served with fries. Garnished with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapenos.
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                                            El Cortez Restaurant and Lounge Inc is located at: 18250 Cicero Ave , Country Club Hills

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