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    147 Maplewood Avenue Maplewood, NJ 07040
    Sunday
    12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday - Thursday
    11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
    Friday
    11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Saturday
    12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Scratch Taco

    4.8 (64 ratings) • Tacos
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    147 Maplewood Avenue Maplewood, NJ 07040
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    Tacos • Mexican • Salads • Group Friendly
    • Picked for you
        • Rice and Bean Mix
          half rice and half bean
        • Street Corn in a cup
          roasted corn, cojita, cilantro, crema and chili lime seasoning
        • Brisket Taco
          barbacoa braised brisket, cilantro lime crema, pickled red onions, cojito and cilantro.
        • Bang Bang Shrimp Taco
          crispy fried shrimp, tossed in dynamite sauce, with fresh carrot and cabbage slaw
        • Dirty Red Rice
          organic long-grain rice, infused with roasted garlic and roma tomatoes
      • NEW ITEMS
          • Texas Style Beef Queso Dip and Chips
          • Abuela Cheli's Empanadas
            handmade empanadas filled with jalapeño mashed potatoes, ground beef and queso with a side of empanada sauce. sold individually
          • Cubano Crunch Wrap
            mojo pork, smoked ham, melted cheese, diced pickles and mustard aoli
          • Adobo Chicken Queso Dip and Chips
          • Buffalo Chicken & Cheese Empanada
          • Ham and Cheese Empanada
        • MONTHLY TACO SPECIAL
            • 3 Buffalo Chicken tacos
            • Buffalo Chicken taco
            • 3 Big Mac
              Ground beef, pickles, cheese, lettuce, and special sauce on a toasted flour tortilla.
            • Big Mac Taco
              Ground beef, pickles, cheese, lettuce and special sauce on a toasted flour tortilla.
          • HOUSE SPECIALS
              • Abuela Cheli's Empanadas
                handmade empanadas filled with jalapeño mashed potatoes, ground beef and queso with a side of empanada sauce. sold individually
              • Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap
                ground beef, queso, pickles, cheddar jack cheese, shredded lettuce, pico and dynamite sauce
              • Super Chicken Burrito
                adobo chicken, dirty rice, black beans, shredded cheese, shredded lettuce and cilantro lime crema
              • Paulo's Chorizo Quesadilla
                quesadilla stuffed with mexican style chorizo, our scratch made street corn and melted cheddar jack cheese
              • Cubano Crunch Wrap
                mojo pork, smoked ham, melted cheese, diced pickles and mustard aoli
              • Chimichanga Bean Burrito
              • Bang Bang Burrito
              • Ham and Cheese Empanada
              • Carne Asada Burrito
              • Cheesy Gorditas (2 per order)
              • Student Special
              • The Baller Burrito
                This burrito is the Baller! Dirty Rice, Black Beans, Smoked Ham, Adobo Chicken, Animal Sauce and 3 Giuermos Cheesy Balls inside! then grilled. Must Try
            • CRUNCH WRAPS
                • Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap
                  ground beef, queso, pickles, cheddar jack cheese, shredded lettuce, pico and dynamite sauce
                • Cubano Crunch Wrap
                  mojo pork, smoked ham, melted cheese, diced pickles and mustard aoli
                • Nora's Cheese Steak Crunch Wrap
                  Sauteed Steak, Onions And Cheeses
              • EMPANADAS
                  • Abuela Cheli's Empanadas
                    handmade empanadas filled with jalapeño mashed potatoes, ground beef and queso with a side of empanada sauce. sold individually
                  • Buffalo Chicken & Cheese Empanada
                  • Ham and Cheese Empanada
                • TACO BOWL
                    • Taco Bowl
                      Choice of (Chicken, Ground Beef, Pork, Fish or Veggie)
                      Shrimp +4
                      Barbacoa Brisket +4

                      mexican rice, black beans, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole and crema.
                  • NACHOS/TACHOS
                      • Nachos
                        fresh hand cut corn tortilla chips with black beans, queso, pico de gallo, picked jalapeños, guacamole and crema
                      • Tachos
                        taco seasoned tater tots with queso, pico de gallo, black beans, picked jalapeños, guacamole and crema
                    • QUESADILLAS
                        • Quesadillas
                          flour tortilla, melted cheddar/jack cheeses served with a side of salsa and crema. add protein and additional fillings in your order
                        • Paulo's Chorizo Quesadilla
                          quesadilla stuffed with mexican style chorizo, our scratch made street corn and melted cheddar jack cheese
                        • Surf and Turf Quesadilla
                      • SALADS
                          • Southwest Salad
                            chopped romaine, pico de gallo, tortilla strips, cojita cheese with a side of of house made chipotle ranch. Add Chicken or Shrimp in your order
                        • TACOS
                            • Family Taco Box - 12 Tacos
                              INFLATION BUSTER! We have lowered the price of our popular taco box by $10! Choice of 12 tacos. Includes chips & salsa, red rice and black beans.


                              * PLEASE NOTE ANY HOLDS IN SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS *
                            • 3 Cauli Veggie
                              organic cauliflower and carrots roasted in our chipotle-garlic rub, black beans, cilantro lime crema, pepitas, cojita cheese and cilantro
                            • 3 Adobo Chicken
                              free range chicken, marinated in adobe sauce, chipotle aoli, pico de gallo, cojita cheese and cilantro
                            • 3 Jerk Chicken Tacos
                              spicy jerk chicken, housemade pineapple salsa and mexican crema. This one is SURE to make the regular menu!
                            • 3 Brisket Taco
                              barbacoa braised brisket, cilantro lime crema, pickled red onions, cojito and cilantro
                            • 3 Cuban Pork
                              berkshire pork in a mojo marinade, cilantro lime crema, pickled red onions, cojita cheese and cilantro
                            • 3 Hawaiian Pork Tacos
                              slow roasted mojo pork, pineapple salsa, cilantro lime crema, cojita cheese
                            • 3 Traditional Beef
                              seasoned ground beef, pico de gallo, cheddar/jack cheese, shredded lettuce and mexican white crema
                            • 3 Bang Bang Shrimp Taco
                              crispy fried shrimp, tossed in dynamite sauce, with fresh carrot and cabbage slaw
                            • 3 Cajun Shrimp Taco
                              Blackened shrimp and sweet chili cole slaw
                            • 3 Baja Fish
                              citrus marinated crispy alaskan cod, sweet chili sauce and fresh carrot cabbage slaw
                            • Cauli Veggie
                              organic cauliflower and carrots roasted in our chipotle-garlic rub, black beans, cilantro lime crema, pepitas, cojita cheese and cilantro
                            • Adobo Chicken
                              free range chicken, marinated in adobe sauce, chipotle aoli, pico de gallo, cojita cheese and cilantro
                            • Jerk Chicken Taco
                              spicy jerk chicken, housemade pineapple salsa and mexican crema. This one is SURE to make the regular menu!
                            • Brisket Taco
                              barbacoa braised brisket, cilantro lime crema, pickled red onions, cojito and cilantro.
                            • Cuban Pork
                              berkshire pork in a mojo marinade, cilantro lime crema, pickled red onions, cojita cheese and cilantro
                            • Hawaiian Pork Taco
                              slow roasted mojo pork, pineapple salsa, cilantro lime crema, cojita cheese
                            • Traditional Ground Beef Taco
                              seasoned ground beef, pico de gallo, cheddar/jack cheese, shredded lettuce and mexican white crema
                            • Bang Bang Shrimp Taco
                              crispy fried shrimp, tossed in dynamite sauce, with fresh carrot and cabbage slaw
                            • Cajun Shrimp Taco
                              Blackened shrimp and sweet chili cole slaw
                            • Hawaiian Fish
                              citrus marinated crispy alaskan cod, sweet chili sauce and fresh carrot cabbage slaw
                            • Puffy Taco
                              puffy fried tortilla, ground beef, shredded cheddar, shredded lettuce, pico de gallo and crema
                            • 3 Hawaiian Fish
                            • Baja Fish
                            • 3 Buffalo Chicken tacos
                            • Buffalo Chicken taco
                            • Cheesy Gorditas (2 per order)
                            • 3 Big Mac
                              Ground beef, pickles, cheese, lettuce, and special sauce on a toasted flour tortilla.
                            • Big Mac Taco
                              Ground beef, pickles, cheese, lettuce and special sauce on a toasted flour tortilla.
                          • SIDES
                              • Rice and Bean Mix
                                half rice and half bean
                              • Texas Style Beef Queso Dip and Chips
                              • Abuela Cheli's Empanadas
                                handmade empanadas filled with jalapeño mashed potatoes, ground beef and queso with a side of empanada sauce. sold individually
                              • Animal Tots
                                tater tots topped with queso, caramelized onions and our house made Animal Sauce
                              • Taco Tots
                                taco seasoned tater tots with a side of queso cheese sauce
                              • Chips & Salsa
                                whole corn tortilla chips, served with our house made salsa
                              • Chips & Guacamole
                                whole corn tortilla chips, served with our house made guacamole
                              • Chips & Queso
                                whole corn tortilla chips, served with our house made queso
                              • Guacamole
                              • Black Beans
                                organic black beans, slow roasted with pasilla chilies, habaneros, and cinnamon with cojita cheese
                              • Street Corn in a cup
                                roasted corn, cojita, cilantro, crema and chili lime seasoning
                              • Dirty Red Rice
                                organic long-grain rice, infused with roasted garlic and roma tomatoes
                              • Reaper Hot Sauce
                              • Animal Crackers
                              • Cotton Candy
                              • Adobo Chicken Queso Dip and Chips
                              • Ham and Cheese Empanada
                              • Giuermos Cheesy Balls
                                They're Baaaack! Gooey, scratch made cheesy cherry pepper balls. 5 per order with a side of house made ranch.
                            • BEVERAGES
                              • DESSERT
                                  • Waffle Bowl
                                  • Whipped Cream
                                  • FRO-YO TOGO
                                    We now offer our signature strawberry fields frozen yogurt to go.
                                    8oz serving. Current flavors are Chocolate, Vanilla, Mango,
                                    Choc/Van Twist, and Strawberry shortcake.