Ballard Taqueria Menu

Our Hours: 11am-2am  7 days/week  |  Kitchen open til 1am

Carouse in our 1950′s Sears tire shop-turned-border town cantina just 10 paces away (give or take) from historic Ballard Avenue.  If you are a regular at Pike Place Market, then you are already aware of the tasty menu.  For those of you who are new, we wanted to provide you with a full menu selection.


HAPPY HOUR

“I hate $1 tacos” said no one.

MON-FRI 4-7pm  | 11pm – 1am Late Night Happy Hour is 7 days a week.


Happy Hour Drinks

$4 PACIFICO LAGER
$4 NEGRA MODELO AMBER
$4 MANNY’S PALE ALE
$4 WELL COCKTAILS & HOUSE WINE
$4 “EL CHEAPO” MARGARITA
$5 EL JIMADOR BLANCO SHOTS
$1 OFF ALL HOUSE MARGARITAS

$1 Chips & Salsa
$3 Chips & Guacamole

El Borracho’s Happy Hour House Rules
no separate checks, multiple payments gladly accepted, beverage purchase required

$1 TACOS

CARNITAS coca-cola braised shredded pork
POLLO A LA TINGA shredded chicken in adobo
AL PASTOR marinated grilled pork with pineapple
PAPAS y POBLANO potato & poblano pepper with pico
COCHINITAS PIBIL orange achiote pork with pickled red onion
CHORIZO con PAPAS  Mexican-style sausage & potato

$2 TACOS

CARNE ASADA marinated grilled steak
PESCADO grilled cod with cabbage & El Borracho’s fish sauce
SOYRIZO vegan “chorizo” with Yukon gold potato


OUR FULL TAQUERIA MENU

CHIPS & SALSA
poquito 1/grande 2 (free refills)

GUACAMOLE
with chips and salsa 5

QUESADILLA
flour tortilla/Oaxaca/asadero/Chihuahua/queso fresco/pico de gallo 9
add fillings: carnitas/tinga de pollo/carne asada/soyrizo con papas +3

NACHOS de “EL BORRACHO”
Oaxaca/asadero/Chihuahua/queso fresco/pico de gallo/guacamole/crema/refried beans/jalapeno 9

POZOLE ROJO
red chile broth with pork and hominy garnished on the side with cabbage/radish/pico de gallo/ lime/dry oregano 5 cup/8 bowl

ENSALADA DE LA CASA
hearts of romaine/radish/pico de gallo/pickled red onion/pepitas/avocado/ smoked chile ranch or chipotle balsamic vinaigrette 9
add: carnitas/tinga de pollo/carne asada/shrimp +3.5

TIJUANA CAESAR SALAD
hearts of romaine/radish/toasted pepitas/cotija/Cardini’s caesar dressing 8

VEGAN VITTLES

VEGAN QUESADILLA
vegan daiya pepper jack and cheddar cheeses/pico de gallo/cilantro 10
-add fake sour cream 1/soyrizo con papas 2

VEGAN NACHOS
vegan daiya pepper jack and cheddar cheeses/pico de gallo/fake sour cream/guacamole/refried beans/jalapeño 12
-add soyrizo con papas +2

VEGAN MISSION-STYLE BURRITOS
choice of soyrizo con papas or papas y poblanos/black or refried beans/green or red rice/daiya pepper jack and cheddar cheeses/fake sour cream 11

VEGAN TACOS
taco de hongos 3.5/taco de papas y poblanos 2.5/soyrizo con papas 2.5

MAS…

guacamole 3
pico de gallo 2
handmade corn tortillas 3 for 1.5
chiles torreados “angry chiles” 1
refried beans 2
green rice poblano pepper 2
escabeche pickled vegetables 1
black beans 2
red rice tomato 2

NO BORRACHO

LEMON-LIMEADE lightly sweetened fresh pressed lemon & lime juices 2.5
COCONUT WATER 3.5
HORCHATA house made cinnamon-scented rice milk 2.5
RED BULL 3
AGUAS FRESCAS hibiscus or tamarind 2.5
GOSLING’S GINGER BEER 3

TACOS CLASSICOS

Hecho a mano/Handmade Corn Tortillas/Onion/Cilantro

TACOS de HONGOS
crispy rice flour-battered cremini mushrooms/white taco sauce/shredded lettuce/pico de gallo 3.5

TACO de LENGUA
braised beef tongue/salsa verde/onion/cilantro 4

TACO de TINGA de CONEJO
shredded rabbit in a chipotle tomato stew/queso fresco/onion/cilantro 4

TACO de CACHETE
spiced confit of beef cheeks/tomatillo de arból salsa/pickled red onion/cilantro 4

TACO de PUERCO con PIPIAN ROJO
shredded pork/pipian rojo sauce (spicy chile de arból pumpkin seed sauce)/pickled red onion/shredded cabbage/queso freso/cilantro 3.5

TACO de PESCADO
Zarandeado-style marinated & griddled cod/creamy fish taco sauce/shredded cabbage 3.5

TACO de CAMARONES
Maggi seasoning sauce-spiked shrimp/creamy fish taco sauce/shredded cabbage/pineapple salsa 3.5

TACO de BORREGO
spice-rubbed lamb/salsa de chile frito/onion/cilantro 4

TACO de PATO
duck carnitas/pickled red onion/cilantro/queso fresco/pico de gallo 4

TACOS handmade style corn tortilla/onion/cilantro OR
MISSION-STYLE BURRITOS flour tortilla/black or refried beans/red or green rice/cheese/pico de gallo/crema

CARNITAS
Coca-Cola braised shredded pork shoulder t 2.5/b 9

TINGA de POLLO
shredded chicken in a tomato adobo sauce t 2.5/b 9

SOYRIZO CON PAPAS
vegan meatless chorizo and Yukon gold potato t 3/b 9.5

CARNE ASADA
marinated skirt steak t 3.5/b 10

COCHINITAS PIBIL
orange achiote marinated pork shoulder roasted in banana leaf with pickled red onion t 2.5/b 9

AL PASTOR
marinated grilled pork with pineapple t 2.5/b 9

PAPAS y POBLANOS RAJAS
Yukon gold potato with roasted poblano pepper, onion & cheese t 2/b 8.5

CHORIZO con PAPAS
Mexican-spiced sausage with Yukon gold potato
t 2.5/b 9

“the whole enchilada”
all 7 classic tacos (excludes soyrizo) $16

- add black or refried beans AND green or red rice to any taco +3
- add cheese or avocado to any taco +.5
- Add guacamole to any burrito +1.5

WET +1
-add Oaxacan red chile sauce

“TACOS AL GUSTO”
Visit our salsa bar and make your
“TACOS TO YOUR LIKING”
with our 6 house made salsas.


MARGARITAS

el house
El Jimador blanco tequila, fresh lemon & lime juices, agave nectar, salted rim 8.5

el cheapo
silver tequila. fresh lemon & lime juices, triple sec, salted rim 4

pineapple serrano
house infused pineapple serrano El Jimador blanco, muddled fresh pineapple, lemon & lime juices, agave nectar, chile salt rim 8.5

hibiscus
hibiscus flower-infused El Jimador blanco tequila, cinnamon-hibiscus simple syrup, jamaica agua fresca, lemon & lime juices, cinnamon sugar rim 8

coconut
coconut-infused El Jimador blanco, coconut water, fresh lemon & lime juices, ginger simple syrup, toasted coconut flake sugar rim 9

tamarindo
tamarind-infused El Jimador blanco tequila, tamarindo agua fresca, fresh lemon & lime juices, agave nectar, cinnamon sugar rim 8

cucumber honeydew
house infused cucmber and melon El Jimador blanco tequila, muddled fresh cucumber, lemon & lime juices, cucumber simple syrup, salted rim 8


HOUSE INFUSED HABAÑERO CAZADORES REPOSADO

neat 8/ margarita 10


 

HOOCH

the hat 
a shot of Jim Beam, the perfect accessory for your beer 5

the sombrero
a shot of El Jimador Blanco tequila 5

purple drank
grape vodka, grape pucker, grape kool-aid, grape sugar rim 7

flights to Mexico 

A vertical tasting of three 1oz pours of a single tequila family served with sangrita, a traditional spicy-sweet tequila chaser

coach: Cazadores/Correlejo/Milagro/1800/El Mayor 15

business class: Corzo/Siete Leguas/Don Julio/Herradura/Aviόn 18

first class: Kah/Chamucos/Fortaleza/Aha Toro/Casa Noble 23

CERVEZA

IMPORTS
Bohemia
Imperial
Corona
Victoria
Dos Equis Lager
Dos Equis Amber
Tecate tall boy
Modelo Especial tall boy

DOMESTICS
Rainier tall boy
Crispin Hard Cider
Rotating Seasonal
Bud
Bud Light

Michelada–add a spicy tomato or tomatillo lime popsicle with a chile salt rim to any beer 2


PREMIUM TEQUILA

BLANCO

“WHITE” 100% BLUE AGAVE BOTTLED IMMEDIATELY AFTER DISTILLATION PROCESS.

SPARKLE DONKEY/TRES GENERECIONES/TRES AGAVES  - 7.5

CAZADORES/CORZO/ESPOLON – 8

CORRALEJO/EL MAYOR/MILAGRO/1800 – 9

HERRADURA/SIETE LEGUAS – 11

CASA NOBLE/DON JULIO – 11

AHA TORO/AVIÓN/CHAMUCOS/PATRON – 12

FORTALEZA/KAH – 13.5

REPOSADO

“RESTED”100% BLUE AGAVE AGED IN OAK BARRELS FOR UP TO ONE YEAR, NO LESS THAN 2 MONTHS.

HORNITOS/SPARKLE DONKEY – 8

HUSSONG’S/TRES AGAVES/TRES GENERACIONES – 8.5

CAZADORES/ESPOLON -9

CORRALEJO/CORZO/EL MAYOR/MILAGR/ 1800 – 10

DON JULIO/HERRADURA/SIETE LEGUAS – 12

AHA TORO/AVIÓN/CHAMUCOS/CASA NOBLE – 13

FORTALEZA/KAH – 15

AÑEJO

“AGED”100% BLUE AGVE AGED IN OAK BARRELS FOR UP TO 3 YEARS, NO LESS THAN 12 MONTHS.

CAZADORES/MAESTRO DOBEL/TRES AGAVES/TRES GENERACIONES – 10

CORRALEJO/EL MAYOR/MILAGRO – 11

CORZO/1800 – 12

DON JULIO/HERRADURA/SIETE LEGUAS – 13

AHA TORO/AVIÓN/CASA NOBLE CHAMUCOS – 15

FORTALEZA/KAH/MILAGRO SELECT BARREL – 18


MEZCAL- DEL MAGUEY SINGLE VILLAGE 

VIDA 9
SANTO DOMINGO 10
MINERO 11


MIX ANY TEQUILLA INTO A SCRATCH MARGARITA + $2