Now Open: Obed de la Cruz's Mejico Restaurant in Phoenix -- and We've Got the Menu

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Lauren Saria
Mejico is located on the southwest corner of 24th Street and Osborn.
You probably know the de la Cruz last name. The family has operated a handful of restaurants around town, including El Sol Mexican Cafe & Bakery and El Zocalo Mexican Grill in Chandler and Mangos Mexican Cafe and the now-closed De la Cruz Bistro in Mesa.

And now Obed de la Cruz has brought the family's specialties to Central Phoenix at Mejico, his new restaurant located in the former home of Linda's on Osborn, just up the street from Bink's Midtown.

See also: Le Napoleon Bakery in West Phoenix: Handmade Chocolates, European Pastries

The restaurant opened last week and offers, lunch, dinner, takeout, and a full bar. The menu includes a selection of family specialties, seafood entrees, and salads.

DE LA CRUZ SPECIALTIES
Shrimp Relleno $22
Poblano chile stuffed with grilled ship, queso Monterey, topped with poblano jalapeno cream sauce
Relleno de Pollo $20
Poblano chile stuffed with chicken, queso Monterey, topped with chipotle sauce
Cheese Relleno $18
Poblano chile stuffed with queso Monterey, topped with chipotle sauce
Mole de Pollo $18
Chicken simmered in a traditional chocolate, peanut butter, and sesame seed mole sauce
Chile Verde $18
Diced pork simmered in our spicy green chile sauce
Enchiladas de Pollo $17
Classic chicken enchiladas with green tomatillo sauce, topped with creama Mejicana
Enchiladas de Rez $17
Slowly cooked shredded beef enchiladas with red sauce
Backyard Carne Asada $20
Marinated thinly sliced sirloin. Served with guacamole and salsa verde

DEL MAR
Enchiladas de Camaron $16
Grilled shrimp enchiladas served with green tomatillo sauce
Ceviche $13
Choice of shrimp or fish, cured in lime juice
Ahi Tacos $17
Seated Ahi tuna with avocado, onions, cilantro, and spicy red sauce
Tacos de Pescado $17
Fish of the day, served with seasonal salsa
Camarones ala Diabala $23
Sauteed shrimp with onions, cilantro, garlic, in a spicy red chile sauce

BOTANAS
Queso Fundido $8
Chile y chorizo con queso
Guacamole $8
Fresh guacamole
Doriditos y Salsa $4
Salsa fresca with fried chips

SALAD
Ensalada Mejico $15
Grilled chicken, fresh greens, avocado, tomato, cucumber, and red onions with a raspberry chipotle dressing
House Salad $6
Fresh greens, tomato, cucumber, red onions, cheese

SOUP
Caldo Azteca $8
Chicken tortilla soup with avocado, potato, spinach, tortilla strips, and queso Monterey

Mejico
2333 E. Osborn Road
602-956-4420
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday (bar open until midnight on Saturday)

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Méjico

2333 E. Osborn Road, Phoenix, AZ

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