Lunch

Los SNACKS

Las Salsas

Extra sampling of our house made tomatillo “Salsa Verde” and ancho “Super Picante” 2

Padrón Peppers

Blistered and tossed in tamari and lime zest. (GF) 3.5

Jacqui’s Pupusas

Thick, handmade corn
tortilla filled with tomato, onion, serrano pepper and Asadero cheese. Order of 2 served with a traditional cabbage slaw and red salsa. (GF) Vegetarian 5 Achiote Shrimp, Shredded Chicken or Steak 6

Queso Fundido

Pepper Jack cheese melted with rajas and chorizo or soyrizo. Served with flour tortillas. (GF) 7

Los Nachos

Freshly made tortilla chips topped with melted cheese, homemade black beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, and crema. 9 Steak, Chicken, Chorizo, Carnitas add 2

Los STREET TACOS

A LA CARTE or PLATTER of 3 tacos served with black or duck fat refried beans and Mexican rice.

Fish

Mahi Mahi grilled and dusted with burnt lime & tequila powder, paired with pickled red onion, avocado, fresh jalapeño, cabbage, chipotle aioli and a Mezcal-lime remoulade. 3.5 / 13

Korean

Pork Belly Braised in piloncillo and caramelized chiles. Served with carrot and cabbage slaw topped with thinly sliced fresh jalapenos. 3.5 / 12.5

Chicken

Tinga Shredded chicken marinated in chipotle and guajillo chile. Served with queso fresco and crema. 3 / 11 Al Pastor Our marinated, grilled pork topped with cilantro, onion and pineapple. 3.5 / 11

Carne Asada

Grilled steak topped with cilantro and onions, served with “La Super Picante” salsa and lime. 3.5 / 11

Carnitas

Seasoned oven roasted pork topped with cilantro, onions, lime. 3.5 / 11

Barbacoa

Shredded beef slowly braised overnight with guajillo chile, topped with cilantro, onions & lime 3.5 / 11

Veggie

Sautéed cactus, mushrooms, onion and Mexican squash. 3.5 / 11

Taco Dorado

House-made soyrizo inside a crispy shell, and topped with diakon sprouts, avocado, jalapeno and pickled onion. 3 / 11

SOPAPILLAS or CHURROS with ice cream, FLAN, MEXICAN CHOCOLATE PUDDING 6

Los PLATOS

FAJITAS

Seasoned and sauteed peppers and onions with your choice of chicken, steak, shrimp, portobello mushroom or combination. Served with Mexican rice, black or duck fat refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, crema, queso Asadero and guacamole. Served with flour tortillas. (GFO) Chicken 15 Portobello Mushroom 15 Steak 16 Shrimp 17 Combination 19

MEZCAL BURRITO

Flour tortilla stuffed with black beans and rice and your choice of steak, chicken, soyrizo or veggie. Finished with Mexican jack cheese, pico de gallo and crema. Smothered with your choice of green or red chile. (VO) 11

CHILE RELLENO

Filled with a two cheese blend, resting over a charred tomato sauce and topped with crema, pico de gallo, Served with rice and black or duck fat refried beans. 10

MEXICAN BURGER*

100% Wagyu beef from 7X Cattle Farms in Colorado topped with Tecate braised rajas, melted Asadero queso and house mayo. Served with curly or sweet potato fries and Mezcal aioli dipping sauce. 11

CHEESE ENCHILADAS

Cheese filled corn tortillas baked and garnished with a grilled Mexican onion. Smothered with your choice of red sauce, green chile or mole. Served with black or duck fat refried beans and Mexican rice. (GF) 11 Chicken, Steak or Veggies 12

GORDITA

House made corn gordita filled with refried beans and your choice of meat (Steak, chicken tinga or carnitas) queso fresca, and crema. Served with our Salsa Verde, black beans, and rice. (GF) 10

MEXICAN TORTA

Mexican sandwich filled with your choice of meat ( steak, chicken tinga or carnitas) refried beans, avocado slices, queso Asadero, and jalapenos. Served with sweet potato or curly fries. 9

ENSALADAS y SOPAS

El Mezcal Salad

A bed of romaine lettuce, baby spinach, jicama batons, pickled onions, avocado, cotija cheese, charred tomato and grilled corn with fresh Mexican oregano vinaigrette. (GF) 10 Chicken or Steak 14 Ancho lime marinated Shrimp 16

Vegetarian or Pork
Green Chile

Our take on a Mexican classic. Garnished with crema and served with grilled flour tortillas. (GFO) 8

Santa Fe Salad

A bed of romaine lettuce, baby spinach, roasted corn and black bean medley drizzled with Sriracha vinaigrette, queso fresco, avocado slices and fried tortilla strips. (GF) 10 Chicken or Steak 14 Ancho lime marinated Shrimp 16

Pozole Rojo

This local favorite is made with pork and hominy stewed in a red chile broth. Garnished with fresh cabbage, onion, radish and cilantro. (GF) 9

Soup of The Day

Bowl 7 Cup 3.5

* These items are served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. ** We do have gluten-free products but we are not a gluten-free kitchen and cross contamination is possible.

Lunch

Los SNACKS

Las Salsas

Extra sampling of our house made tomatillo “Salsa Verde” and ancho “Super Picante” 2

Padrón Peppers

Blistered and tossed in tamari and lime zest. (GF) 3.5

Jacqui’s Pupusas

Thick, handmade corn
tortilla filled with tomato, onion, serrano pepper and Asadero cheese. Order of 2 served with a traditional cabbage slaw and red salsa. (GF) Vegetarian 5 Achiote Shrimp, Shredded Chicken or Steak 6

Queso Fundido

Pepper Jack cheese melted with rajas and chorizo or soyrizo. Served with flour tortillas. (GF) 7

Los Nachos

Freshly made tortilla chips topped with melted cheese, homemade black beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, and crema. 9 Steak, Chicken, Chorizo, Carnitas add 2

Los STREET TACOS

A LA CARTE or PLATTER of 3 tacos served with black or duck fat refried beans and Mexican rice.

Fish

Mahi Mahi grilled and dusted with burnt lime & tequila powder, paired with pickled red onion, avocado, fresh jalapeño, cabbage, chipotle aioli and a Mezcal-lime remoulade. 3.5 / 13

Korean

Pork Belly Braised in piloncillo and caramelized chiles. Served with carrot and cabbage slaw topped with thinly sliced fresh jalapenos. 3.5 / 12.5

Chicken

Tinga Shredded chicken marinated in chipotle and guajillo chile. Served with queso fresco and crema. 3 / 11 Al Pastor Our marinated, grilled pork topped with cilantro, onion and pineapple. 3.5 / 11

Carne Asada

Grilled steak topped with cilantro and onions, served with “La Super Picante” salsa and lime. 3.5 / 11

Carnitas

Seasoned oven roasted pork topped with cilantro, onions, lime. 3.5 / 11

Barbacoa

Shredded beef slowly braised overnight with guajillo chile, topped with cilantro, onions & lime 3.5 / 11

Veggie

Sautéed cactus, mushrooms, onion and Mexican squash. 3.5 / 11

Taco Dorado

House-made soyrizo inside a crispy shell, and topped with diakon sprouts, avocado, jalapeno and pickled onion. 3 / 11

SOPAPILLAS or CHURROS with ice cream, FLAN, MEXICAN CHOCOLATE PUDDING 6

Los PLATOS

FAJITAS

Seasoned and sauteed peppers and onions with your choice of chicken, steak, shrimp, portobello mushroom or combination. Served with Mexican rice, black or duck fat refried beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, crema, queso Asadero and guacamole. Served with flour tortillas. (GFO) Chicken 15 Portobello Mushroom 15 Steak 16 Shrimp 17 Combination 19

MEZCAL BURRITO

Flour tortilla stuffed with black beans and rice and your choice of steak, chicken, soyrizo or veggie. Finished with Mexican jack cheese, pico de gallo and crema. Smothered with your choice of green or red chile. (VO) 11

CHILE RELLENO

Filled with a two cheese blend, resting over a charred tomato sauce and topped with crema, pico de gallo, Served with rice and black or duck fat refried beans. 10

MEXICAN BURGER*

100% Wagyu beef from 7X Cattle Farms in Colorado topped with Tecate braised rajas, melted Asadero queso and house mayo. Served with curly or sweet potato fries and Mezcal aioli dipping sauce. 11

CHEESE ENCHILADAS

Cheese filled corn tortillas baked and garnished with a grilled Mexican onion. Smothered with your choice of red sauce, green chile or mole. Served with black or duck fat refried beans and Mexican rice. (GF) 11 Chicken, Steak or Veggies 12

GORDITA

House made corn gordita filled with refried beans and your choice of meat (Steak, chicken tinga or carnitas) queso fresca, and crema. Served with our Salsa Verde, black beans, and rice. (GF) 10

MEXICAN TORTA

Mexican sandwich filled with your choice of meat ( steak, chicken tinga or carnitas) refried beans, avocado slices, queso Asadero, and jalapenos. Served with sweet potato or curly fries. 9

ENSALADAS y SOPAS

El Mezcal Salad

A bed of romaine lettuce, baby spinach, jicama batons, pickled onions, avocado, cotija cheese, charred tomato and grilled corn with fresh Mexican oregano vinaigrette. (GF) 10 Chicken or Steak 14 Ancho lime marinated Shrimp 16

Vegetarian or Pork
Green Chile

Our take on a Mexican classic. Garnished with crema and served with grilled flour tortillas. (GFO) 8

Santa Fe Salad

A bed of romaine lettuce, baby spinach, roasted corn and black bean medley drizzled with Sriracha vinaigrette, queso fresco, avocado slices and fried tortilla strips. (GF) 10 Chicken or Steak 14 Ancho lime marinated Shrimp 16

Pozole Rojo

This local favorite is made with pork and hominy stewed in a red chile broth. Garnished with fresh cabbage, onion, radish and cilantro. (GF) 9

Soup of The Day

Bowl 7 Cup 3.5

* These items are served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. ** We do have gluten-free products but we are not a gluten-free kitchen and cross contamination is possible.

Brunch

Try Our BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA! Only $7.00

Steak and Fried Eggs*

7X skirt steak, topped with 2 over easy eggs and blistered padron peppers. Served with Mexican rice, duck fat refried beans and a our tortilla 13

Huevos Rancheros*

Fried corn tortilla with two eggs over easy and smothered in pork pozole. Served with Mexican rice, duck fat refried beans, pico de gallo and sliced avocado 9

Western Daughter’s House Chorizo and Eggs*

Three eggs served over easy, Western Daughter’s chorizo link and house potato and plantain hash. Served with a flour tortilla 12

El Gringo*

Three eggs, house potato and plantain hash, and pico de gallo. Served with a our tortilla 6 Add chorizo, bacon, veggies or soyrizo 2

Breakfast Enchilada*

Three chorizo and cheese stuffed enchiladas topped with two over easy eggs, your choice of green or red chile topped with crema. Served with Mexican riceand duck fat refried beans 9

Breakfast Tacos*

Three crispy corn tacos filled with scrambled eggs, Asadero cheese, fresh jalapenos, crema and pico de gallo. Served with Mexican rice and vegetarian blackbeans 8 Add chorizo, bacon, veggie, or soyrizo 2

Chilaquiles*

Fried corn strips, two eggs over easy, radish, cotija and pico de gallo. Served with black beans 8

Chile Cheese Fries

Curly or sweet potato fries smothered in house green or red chile, melted Mexican jack cheese, and topped with fresh jalapenos. 7Add one egg* 1.5 Two eggs* 2

Mezcal Scramble*

Three scrambled eggs, bell peppers, onions, jalapenos, tomato and crema. Served with potato hash, vegetarian black beans, and our tortilla 8 Add chorizo, bacon, veggie, or soyrizo 2

Denver Omelette*

Three eggs, chorizo sausage, poblano peppers, onions, Asadero queso, topped with house salsa. Served with potato hash 10

Pozole or Green Chile con Huevo*

Green chile, or house-made red pozole with radish, onion and cilantro. Topped with a poached egg and served with a our tortilla 8

Breakfast Burrito*

Large flour tortilla, stuffed with scrambled eggs, house hash, black beans, smothered in your choice of green or red chile with melted Mexican jack cheese and pico de gallo. 9
Add chorizo, bacon, veggies, or soyrizo 2

House Pepita Granola & Fruit

Honey yogurt, house made pumpkin yogurt, house made pumpkin granola topped with agave nectar and caramelized plantains. Served with seasonal fruit 8

LOS BREAKFAST EXTRAS

Bacon 3 | Chorizo Link 3.75 | Eggs 1 or 2 1.5/2 | House Hash 2
Five Coin Style Pancakes 4 | Fried Plantains 2 | Guacamole 2
Avocado 1 | Pico de gallo 1 | Fruit 2

MIMOSA

Choose your flavor: Orange, Guava, Passion Fruit, Blood Orange, Grapefruit 4
Bottomless 7

HOUSEMADE HORCHATA

Try our sweet rice and cinnamon drink. ¡Delicioso!

* These items are served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellsh, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. ** We do have gluten-free products but we are not a gluten-free kitchen and cross contamination is possible.

Brunch

Try Our BOTTOMLESS MIMOSA! Only $7.00

Steak and Fried Eggs*

7X skirt steak, topped with 2 over easy eggs and blistered padron peppers. Served with Mexican rice, duck fat refried beans and a our tortilla 13

Huevos Rancheros*

Fried corn tortilla with two eggs over easy and smothered in pork pozole. Served with Mexican rice, duck fat refried beans, pico de gallo and sliced avocado 9

Western Daughter’s House Chorizo and Eggs*

Three eggs served over easy, Western Daughter’s chorizo link and house potato and plantain hash. Served with a flour tortilla 12

El Gringo*

Three eggs, house potato and plantain hash, and pico de gallo. Served with a our tortilla 6 Add chorizo, bacon, veggies or soyrizo 2

Breakfast Enchilada*

Three chorizo and cheese stuffed enchiladas topped with two over easy eggs, your choice of green or red chile topped with crema. Served with Mexican riceand duck fat refried beans 9

Breakfast Tacos*

Three crispy corn tacos filled with scrambled eggs, Asadero cheese, fresh jalapenos, crema and pico de gallo. Served with Mexican rice and vegetarian blackbeans 8 Add chorizo, bacon, veggie, or soyrizo 2

Chilaquiles*

Fried corn strips, two eggs over easy, radish, cotija and pico de gallo. Served with black beans 8

Chile Cheese Fries

Curly or sweet potato fries smothered in house green or red chile, melted Mexican jack cheese, and topped with fresh jalapenos. 7Add one egg* 1.5 Two eggs* 2

Mezcal Scramble*

Three scrambled eggs, bell peppers, onions, jalapenos, tomato and crema. Served with potato hash, vegetarian black beans, and our tortilla 8 Add chorizo, bacon, veggie, or soyrizo 2

Denver Omelette*

Three eggs, chorizo sausage, poblano peppers, onions, Asadero queso, topped with house salsa. Served with potato hash 10

Pozole or Green Chile con Huevo*

Green chile, or house-made red pozole with radish, onion and cilantro. Topped with a poached egg and served with a our tortilla 8

Breakfast Burrito*

Large flour tortilla, stuffed with scrambled eggs, house hash, black beans, smothered in your choice of green or red chile with melted Mexican jack cheese and pico de gallo. 9
Add chorizo, bacon, veggies, or soyrizo 2

House Pepita Granola & Fruit

Honey yogurt, house made pumpkin yogurt, house made pumpkin granola topped with agave nectar and caramelized plantains. Served with seasonal fruit 8

LOS BREAKFAST EXTRAS

Bacon 3 | Chorizo Link 3.75 | Eggs 1 or 2 1.5/2 | House Hash 2
Five Coin Style Pancakes 4 | Fried Plantains 2 | Guacamole 2
Avocado 1 | Pico de gallo 1 | Fruit 2

MIMOSA

Choose your flavor: Orange, Guava, Passion Fruit, Blood Orange, Grapefruit 4
Bottomless 7

HOUSEMADE HORCHATA

Try our sweet rice and cinnamon drink. ¡Delicioso!

* These items are served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellsh, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. ** We do have gluten-free products but we are not a gluten-free kitchen and cross contamination is possible.

Drinks

Especiales de la Casa

House Margarita 7

El Tesoro Platinum/ fresh lime juice/ agave néctar

House Coin Margarita 8

Arta Silver Tequila/ Cointreau/ fresh lime juice / agave nectar

Ancho Margarita 8

Milagro Silver Tequila/ Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur/ muddled serrano peppers/ fresh lime juice/ agave néctar

Mezcal Margarita 7

Del Maguey Vida Mezcal/Exotico Silver Tequila/ fresh lime juice/ agave nectar

400 Rabbits 9

Fidencio Classico Mezcal/ house made blueberry shrub/ chipotle agave/ serrano peppers

Red Sangria 7

House red/ Sailor Jerry/ fresh fruit

Colfax Paloma 7

El Jimador Blanco/ fresh grapefruit/ San Pellegrino Pompelo

Piloncillo Old-Fashioned 9

Bulleit Bourbon/piloncillo simple/orange/cherry

Michelada 5

Tecate/ house made sangrita

La Rumba 8

Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila/ Rocky Mountain Ginger Beer

Bluebird Devil 9

Arta Reposado Tequila/crème de cassis/fresh lime/Rocky Mountain Ginger Beer

Epazote Vodka Mojito 8

Svedka Vodka/epazota/simple syrup/soda

Goosetown Gateway 9

Botanist Gin/charred pineapple/cilantro simple/soda

Vino

Reds

House Red – Resso garnacha 6
Tinga Pinot noir, Chile 8
Chaman Petit Verdot, Argentina 9
Decero Malbec, High elevation Malbec, Argentina 9
Cono Sur Carmenere-cab blend, Chile 8

Sparkling

Broadbent Vinho Verde, Portugal 7
Arte Latino Cava, Spain 6

Whites

House White – Resso Garnacha Blanca, Spain 6
Hermanos Torrontes 9
Mayu Pedro Ximenez 9
Zolo unoaked Chard 8
Cono Sur Sauv Blanc 8

Bottles and Cans

Corona 5
Bohemia 5
Agave Wheat 5.5
Dos Equis Lager 5
PBR Tallboy 4
Modelo Especial 4

Negra Modelo 5
Pacifico 4.5
Sol 5
Tecate 4
Lagunitas IPA 5
New Planet (GF) 5

Clausthaler Amber (NA) 5
Miller High Life 3.5
Imperial 4
Victoria 4
Wyder’s Reposado Hard Cider 6

Drinks

Especiales de la Casa

House Margarita 7

El Tesoro Platinum/ fresh lime juice/ agave néctar

House Coin Margarita 8

Arta Silver Tequila/ Cointreau/ fresh lime juice / agave nectar

Ancho Margarita 8

Milagro Silver Tequila/ Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur/ muddled serrano peppers/ fresh lime juice/ agave néctar

Mezcal Margarita 7

Del Maguey Vida Mezcal/Exotico Silver Tequila/ fresh lime juice/ agave nectar

400 Rabbits 9

Fidencio Classico Mezcal/ house made blueberry shrub/ chipotle agave/ serrano peppers

Red Sangria 7

House red/ Sailor Jerry/ fresh fruit

Colfax Paloma 7

El Jimador Blanco/ fresh grapefruit/ San Pellegrino Pompelo

Piloncillo Old-Fashioned 9

Bulleit Bourbon/piloncillo simple/orange/cherry

Michelada 5

Tecate/ house made sangrita

La Rumba 8

Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila/ Rocky Mountain Ginger Beer

Bluebird Devil 9

Arta Reposado Tequila/crème de cassis/fresh lime/Rocky Mountain Ginger Beer

Epazote Vodka Mojito 8

Svedka Vodka/epazota/simple syrup/soda

Goosetown Gateway 9

Botanist Gin/charred pineapple/cilantro simple/soda

Vino

Reds

House Red – Resso garnacha 6
Tinga Pinot noir, Chile 8
Chaman Petit Verdot, Argentina 9
Decero Malbec, High elevation Malbec, Argentina 9
Cono Sur Carmenere-cab blend, Chile 8

Sparkling

Broadbent Vinho Verde, Portugal 7
Arte Latino Cava, Spain 6

Whites

House White – Resso Garnacha Blanca, Spain 6
Hermanos Torrontes 9
Mayu Pedro Ximenez 9
Zolo unoaked Chard 8
Cono Sur Sauv Blanc 8

Bottles and Cans

Corona 5
Bohemia 5
Agave Wheat 5.5
Dos Equis Lager 5
PBR Tallboy 4
Modelo Especial 4

Negra Modelo 5
Pacifico 4.5
Sol 5
Tecate 4
Lagunitas IPA 5
New Planet (GF) 5

Clausthaler Amber (NA) 5
Miller High Life 3.5
Imperial 4
Victoria 4
Wyder’s Reposado Hard Cider 6

About/Contact

Mezcal

MEZCAL IS A HIGH-ENERGY RESTAURANT HANGOUT IN THE BLUEBIRD DISTRICT THAT STRIVES TO BE AFFORDABLE, ACCESSIBLE, AND ADDICTING. CREATED TO PROVIDE AN EXCITING AND MEMORABLE MEXICAN DINING EXPERIENCE IN A KITSCHY NEIGHBORHOOD ATMOSPHERE. OUR MENU REFLECTS AN AUTHENTIC BLEND OF RECIPES AND FOOD CONCEPTS OF POPULAR MODERN FOODS FROM MEXICO. WE STRIVE TO SEASONALLY SOURCE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE FROM LOCAL AREA FARMS AND BUSINESSES.

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Hours

OPEN 11AM TO 1AM DAILY
SAT-SUN BRUNCH 10AM-3PM

Phone

303.322.5219
Email

Address

3230 E Colfax Ave
Denver, Colorado

Events

february

13feb - 14feb 1311:00 pmfeb 14Oroya Live at Mezcal
14feb12:00 pm- 3:00 pmValentine's Day Brunch w/ Tito Del Barrio Malaga
17feb6:00 pm- 8:00 amBeyond Jose - Free weekly tequila tasting and education!

march

12mar - 13mar 1210:00 pmmar 13A Night w/ ArteCura