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Authentic Wood-Fired Mexican Cuisine


Ostiones frescos
Fresh oysters served with cocktail sauce and habanero mignonette on the side.
Half a Dozen $16 | Dozen $29
Ostiones el jefe
Wood fired oysters topped with spinach, garlic, bread crumbs,cheese and chimichurri.
Half Dozen $19 | Dozen $36

Ripe avocados mixed with cilantro, serrano pepper and squeezed lime.

Guacamole trio

Includes the following 3 types of house guacamole

  • seasonal
  • pineapple with pumpkin seeds
  • traditional pico de gallo
Queso flameado

A melted blend of Chihuahua & Monterrey cheese served with homemade corn tortillas. Topped with any of the following. options:

  • Fire Roasted Poblano $13
  • Pork Chorizo $13
  • Garlic Shrimp $15
Sopecitos trio

Three traditional deep-fried sopes made with refried black beans and garnished with roasted tomatillo sauce and queso fresco. Served with three signature fillings: Arrachera with Chimichurri & crispy leaks, Chicken tinga with avocado cream sauce and birria with cilantro and pickled onions.
Add Bone Marrow +$6


Three rolled corn tortillas filled with cheese and chicken tinga, served with roasted tomatillo green salsa, sour cream, lettuce and queso fresco.

Nachos con carne asada

Crispy corn tortilla chips smothered in melted Monterrey cheese , arrachera skirt steak, refried beans, fresh pico de gallo, roasted corn, cheese sauce and drizzled with jalapeño cream.

Con ceviche fresco, la vida es más sabrosa

Coctel vuelve a la vida

Seafood cocktail made with shrimp, octopus, scallops and oysters, mixed with fresh pico de gallo, avocado, cucumber and cocktail sauce. Served with a spicy habanero lime sauce on the side.

Aguachile de pulpo asado

wood fired octopus marinated in salsa negra, roasted chiles, fresh lime, cucumber, red onion, cilantro and avocado.

Ceviche de pescado rojo

Fresh raw red tuna fish cured in citrus juices, spicy habanero, cucumbers, fresh pico de gallo and garnished with avocado on top.

Ceviche tradicional de Camarón

Fresh raw shrimp cured in citrus juices, spicy habanero, cucumbers, fresh pico and Avocado.

Ceviche mixto el jefe

Fresh raw red tuna fish along with shrimp and scallops cured in fresh citrus juices, spicy habanero, cucumbers, fresh pico de gallo and avocado.

Aguachile verde mezcal

Raw shrimp cured in fresh lime juice, serrano pepper, cilantro, red onion, avocado, cucumbers and smoky mezcal.

Coctel de camaron

Traditional style mexican shrimp cocktail made  with cocktail sauce, cucumber and avocado.

Soups, salads and more

La Jefa chopped salad

Romaine lettuce, spinach, red onion, roasted corn, jicama, avocado, spicy pumpkin seeds, creamy jalapeño dressing, queso fresco and tortilla strips. Available in:

  •  Grilled chicken $19
  •  Salmon adobado $21
Sopa costa alegre

A broathy seafood soup made with shrimp, fish, octopus, prawns, mussels, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, chayote (Mexican Zucchini), garlic bread.

Ensalada de camarón a la leña

The best things in life are grilled! Woodfired. Romaine lettuce, croutons, marinated shrimp, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, avocado drizzled in spices vinegar dressing.

Carne en su jugo

Thin beef slices cooked in their own juice served soup style in a traditional tomatillo broth which includes bacon bits, onions and whole beans. Garnished with fresh cilantro, avocado and watermelon radish.

Flavors A la leña

¡Están que arden!

Variedad del rancho

El Jefe’s signature woodfired proteins: roasted chicken, carnitas, shrimp, arrachera and chorizo served with grilled vegetables, white rice, charro beans, mexican street corn, roasted potatoes and our 4 chiles salsa picante. Designed for 4 people to share.

Market Price

A 12oz choice black angus ribeye steak cooked in epazote compound butter. Served with roasted potatoes, charro beans and a four-chiles house salsa.


Marinated skirt arrachera steak with El Jefe’s Chimichurri. Served with charro beans, a slice of queso panela and a cheese enchilada, grilled jalapeño, grilled vegetables, fresh pico de gallo and roasted salsa.

Market Price

A 34 oz bone-in Tomahawk steak served with ElJefe»s chimichurri, roasted potatoes, grilled cherry tomatoes, garlic and sea salt.

Pollo asado yucateco

Half free-range chicken marinated in adobo with achiote. Served with white rice, sauteed spinach, grilled cherry tomatoes, grilled potatoes and charro beans.


Pescado frito

Bone-in red snapper deep fried and smothered in your choice of gralic «al mojo de ajo» or spicy «a la diabla» sauce. Served with white rice and cucumber salad


Head on, shelled prawns grown on fresh water cooked on garlic butter and El Jefe signature’s seasoning. Served with white rice and cucumber salad.

Camarones al mojo de ajo

Garlic butter infused shrimp served with white rice, cucumber salad and fried plantains with sour cream.

Piña volcán

Sautéed shrimp, crab, octopus and cod fish inside a smoky woodfired pineapple with mushroom-tequila cream and Chihuahua cheese. Served with white rice and roasted vegetables

Camarones momia

Apple bacon-wrapped deep-fried shrimp with Chihuahua cheese. Served with white rice and cucumber salad. camarones a la diabla Sautéed shrimp tossed in a spicy arbol-guajillo sauce, white rice. cucumber salad, fried plantains.


Pinche asada

Grilled skirt steak garnished with panela cheese, El Jefe chimichurri and fried onions.

Coliflor al pastor

Woodfire grilled Cauliflower marinated in our al pastor chiles sauce and garnished with onions, pineapple and fresh cilantro. Served with black beans and yuca fries. This dish contains no cheese making it a Vegan-Friendly item.

Arrachera con tuétano

Skirt arrachera steak cooked El Jefe style on the woodfired grill, prepared with grilled onions, fresh cilantro, grilled bone marrow and chimichurri sauce on top.


Shrimp cooked with butter, garlic onions and poblano pepper over a corn tortilla grilled with melted Monterrey cheese

Pescado baja

Beer battered swai fish fried until crisp, garnished with shredded cabbage, pico de gallo, avocado and chipotle mayo.

Tinga de pollo

Shredded chicken tinga with creamy chipotle sauce, topped sour cream, avocado, red pickled onions and queso fresco.

Pulpo marinado

Tender grilled octopus marinated in garlic guajillo paste and topped with shredded cabbage, avocado and pumpkin seeds.

Al pastor

Seasoned and marinated pork meat grilled with red onions and pineapple. Garnished with fresh cilantro and crispy pork rinds.


El Jefe’s signature birria (lamb stew) inside corn tortillas with melted cheese, onions, cilantro, limes and consomé for dipping.

Del Jefe para el Jefe

Enchiladas verdes

Three chicken tinga filled enchiladas smothered in tangy tomatillo sauce, smothered in melted Monterrery cheese, avocado, pickled red oinions, sour cream, black beans and roasted vegetables

Enchiladas de camarón

Three enchiladas on corn tortillas filled with shrimp, crab, poblano pepper and onions, covered in melted Monterrey cheese and a creamy chipotle sauce. Served with white rice and cucumber salad

Chile relleno

Poblano pepper stuffed with manchego epazote, Chihuahua cheese and butternut squash topped with ranchero sauce and sourcream. Served with black beans and brussels prouts.

Molcajete leña y mar

Grilled skirt steak, chicken, chorizo and shrimp all inside a hot volcanic lava traditional molcajete with grilled cheese, rustic salsa and grilled vegetables. Served with charro beanson the side.


Crispy and smoky over the wood grilled carnitas served with charro beans, grilled vegetables, queso fresco, fresh pico de gallo and roasted tomato salsa.

Quesadilla Hacienda Real

A toasty flour tortilla filled with grilled cheese, skirt steak, pico de gallo and roasted corn. Served with black beans, fresh avocado slices and sour cream.



Traditional corn off the cob prepared with mayonnaise, chile tajin, cotija cheese and pickled red onions.

Plátanos con crema

Fried plantains topped with sour cream and queso fresco.

Frijoles refritos

Refried black beans clasically prepared with epazote, sofrito and queso fresco.

Yuca frita

Deep fried yuca cut into slices and topped with chipotle mayo and queso fresco.

Frijoles charros

Charro style Mayocoba beans made with bacon, chorizo, pico de gallo and queso fresco.

Coles de bruselas

Fried Brussel’s sprouts cooked with lime, mayo, trufa glaze, peanuts and queso fresco.


White parboil rice mixed with vegetables, garlic and lemon.

Papas asadas

Roasted potatoes brushed with paprika, El Jefe’s marinade, chimichurri and sprinkled with queso fresco.

Chiles toreados

Fiery grilled jalapeños with a pinch of sea salt and lemon.


Dulce tentación, como un postre de abuela

Tarta de elote

Flourless corn tart inside a traditional pie crust, served with elote corn flavored ice cream and fresh berries.

Plátanos Flameados

Fried plantains lit on fire, served with dulce de leche, berry sauce and seasonal ice cream.

Churros en carrito

Traditional Churros tossed in cinnamon and sugar, served with dulce de leche dipping sauce and seasonal ice cream.

Flan de temporada

Seasonal custard with caramel sauce on top, served with fresh berries and sesonal ice cream.

Birthday cake

¡Feliz Cumpleaños to that special person!

Bring the party to your table with our delicious, homemade birthday cake, which includes a sparkler and our glorious voices. Perfect to share!