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Calavera Mexican Kitchen & Agave Bar *

  • Address: 2337 Broadway Oakland, CA 94
  • Neighborhood: Uptown
  • Categories: Archived
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Calavera will be a creative regional Mexican restaurant that re-imagines and celebrates Mexico's rich culinary traditions, from pre-Columbian to the modern gastro movement sweeping Mexico's major cities.

Restaurant Week Menu

$20 Lunch (Choose one from each category)

Botanas

guacamole verde

miltomate, serrano, cilantro, queso frescoadd Oaxacan chapulines $3

quesadilla pre-hispanica

heirloom Oaxacan corn tortilla, Chihuahua cheese, tomato, spicy nopales

caldo tlalpeno 

Mexico City’s famous smoky chicken soup, vegetables, avocado, rice, chipotle morita

 

Platos

¡Viva vegetales!

chile arból green beans, garlic herb wild mushrooms, arroz verde, heirloom black beans, queso fresco, salsa verde, nixtamal tortillas 

Enchiladas montadas

tinga de pollo, Chihuahua cheese, salsa Yucateca, heirloom black beans, crema Mexicana

carnitas tacos

braised natural pork shank, salsa verde de aguacate, white onion, cilantro

 

Add Some Fun $10 

papas mole:

crispy potatoes, mole Poblano, queso fresco 

ensalada verde:

organic baby lettuces, radish, passion fruit - lime dressing

las nachas: crispy tortillas, salsa placera, black beans, queso Chihuahua, crema Mexicana

 

Postres

ice cream sandiwch

Oaxacan chocolate cookies, banana dulce de leche gelato

helado de mango

mango sorbet, blood orange cilantro salad

 

$20 Brunch Menu (Choose one from each category)

Botanas

platano frito y churrodonas 

crispy plantain, condensed milk, toasted sesame seeds; Churro donuts, Veracruz vanilla sauce 

quesadilla pre-hispanica

heirloom Oaxacan corn tortilla, Chihuahua cheese, tomato, spicy nopales

menudo de panza

beef pancita, maize pozolero, guajillo-puya broth, cilantro, white onion, Oaxacan oregano

 

El Almuerzo

enchiladas suizas

Chihuahua cheese stuffed tortillas, salsa placera, smoked black beans, 36-degree egg 

tres leches french toast

tinga de pollo, Chihuahua cheese, salsa Yucateca, heirloom black beans, crema Mexicana

sope benedicto con carnita

crispy masa shells, braised pork shank, frijol refrito, poached eggs, chipotle hollandaise, ensalada verde

 

Add Some Fun $10 

tacos de Huevo con chorizo:

creamy scrambled eggs, house made chorizo, potatoes, crema, scallions 

burro maÑanero:

breakfast burrito, flour tortilla, eggs, potato, chorizo, salsa Mexicana, queso Chihuahua, avocado, ensalada verde 

 

Postres

tres leches

vainilla sponge cake, tres leches espuma, compressed pinapples, cajeta ice cream

helado de mango

mango sorbet, blood orange cilantro salad

 

 

$30 Dinner (Choose one from each category)

Botanas

Guacamole Verde

miltomate, serrano, cilantro, queso fresco add Oaxacan chapulines

Tlacoyo De La Granja

heriloom masa cake, wild mushrooms estilo Queretaro, poblano rajas, cilantro pesto, quesillo Oaxaquenno

Sopa Tarasca

black bean heriloom pork broth, oja de aquacate, Familia Salazar queso fresco, chorizo verde

 

Platos Fuertes

Chile En Nogada

stuffed pobalano pepper, winter squash, Sonoma apples, pomegranate, chihuahua cheese, walnut-goat cheese crema

Enchiladas De Camaron

comal roasted camarones, tamato chipotle salsa, queso Chihuahua, heriloom black beans, crema Mexicana

Pollo Con Mole Poblano

wood grilled Rocky Jr. chicken, mole Poblano, arroz verde

 

Add three tacos $10

vegetales guisados:

pasilla de Oaxaca stewed wild mushrooms, zucchini, fresno-cilantro salad

tinga de pollo estilo hidalgo:

shredded chicken, chipotle-tomato stew, avocado, lettuce

carnitas:

braised pork shank, Spanish white onion,salsa verde de aguacate

 

Postres

Churrodonas

ethereal churros, Oaxacan chocolate

Helado De Mango

mango sorbet, blood orange cilantro salad