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Monthly Specials – April 2013

This month we are celebrating the region of Veracruz. Stretching along the Gulf Coast, Veracruz is an international crossroad with merchants, sailors and tourists from all over the world enjoying it’s signature seafood dishes. Residents of Veracruz are called Jarochas. The best of the best from among

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Salsa Of The Month
Jarocha made with Chile Piquin, Tomatillo and Spices. Medium spicy.
Add For $1.00

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Frijoles Charros
A dip of Combined Refried Beans, Chorizo and Mixed Cheeses. Served with Totopos (Tortilla Chips)

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Delicious stewed chunks of Beef simmered in a combination sf spices. Served with Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Onions, Cilantro and Limes


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Dessert Flauta
Flour Tortilla filled with a Serrano Chile and Cream Cheese mixture. Deliciously Sweet with a hint of Spice. Drizzled with Raspberry Sauce and served with Whipped Cream

Dia De Las Madres Friday, May 10th
Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12th
Special Menu and each Mom gets a colorful Mexican paper flower
with a reservation. Make yours today!

April Drink Specials

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Spring Fling

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Herradura Tequila
Frida Kahlo Tequila
Tres Agaves Tequila
Shot Prices Vary ~  Ask Your Server
Make  Any Tequila  Above Into A  Margarita  Add $1.00


Make  It  A  Cointreau  Margarita  Add  $2.00

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Corona Light

Monthly Specials – March 2013

Chihuahua, Mexico
Chihuahua’s hot and dry semiarid climate is perfect for the cultivation and production of chipotle peppers and nopales (cactus). Sample the flavors of the region in february’s featured specials.

Salsa Of The Month

Salsa Poblana
Chile De Arbol, Tomatillo, Tomatoes, Garlic & Onion Blended.
Add For Just $1.00

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Tender And Deep Fried To Perfection. Served With A Creamy Chipotle Dipping Sauce.

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Puerco Con Nopales
Tender Chunks Of Pork And Nopales (Cactus) Sauteed In A Traditional Adobado Sauce. Served With Rice And Beans.

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Tres Leches
Famous Cake Of Three Milks.

March Drinks

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Shamrock Margarita
Gold Tequila, Mango Syrup, Blue Curacao & Sweet-N-Sour.
Served Blended.
Make Them A Grande $4

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The Leprechaun
Gold Tequila, Melon Liqueur, Sweet-N-Sour  And A Splash Of Lime.

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Azunia Tequila
Blanco – Made From 100% Weber Blue Agave. The Blanco Has A Refreshing, Smooth And Drinkable Taste. $8
Reposado – Aged 3+ Months In American Oak Barrels. This Reposado Has A Touch Of Smokiness. $9
Añejo – Aged 12+ Months. This Añejo Has Hints Of Vanilla And Nuts. $10
Make It A Margarita For $2.00

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Victoria Beer

Cafe Coyote Memories
T-Shirts: Buy One Get One Free!
Sweatshirts: Buy One Get One Free!
Margarita Glasses: $10 & $12
Coffee Mugs: $10
Ask Your Server

Best Mexican Food In San Diego: Turkey and Yam Spicy Tacos

Yammy Yammy!!!! We will be serving Taco Tuesday Nov 23rd


Turkey and Yam Spicy Tacos

Ingredients for best mexican food in San Diego:

  • 1 yam, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 pound turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup tomatillo salsa
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 16 warm flour tortillas


  1. Put the diced yam in a microwave-safe bowl; cook in the microwave until cooked through and fork-tender, stirring once, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Coat the bottom of a large skillet with olive oil and place over medium heat; cook and stir the onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper. Continue cooking until the onions begin to caramelize, 7 to 10 minutes. Add cooked Turkey to heat and season with the chili powder, cumin, , and salt. Pour the salsa over everything; fold the sweet potatoes into the mixture. Allow the mixture to cook until the excess moisture evaporates. Garnish with the cilantro. Serve with the warm tortillas.

July, We Celebrate At Cafe Coyote!

Cafe Coyote is having a fantastic July! We started out the month celebrating our win as Best Mexican from San Diego Magazine Readers Poll!

We have loved all that the World Cup has had to offer this month, and anticipate a great showing this Sunday for the World Cup Final (07/11–11:30 a.m.) , where the Netherlands will take on Spain! Make sure you get in early and join us for $3 beer refills and keep the glass!

We are also celebrating American Independence throughout the entire month of July —  Make sure you drop by for a Red, White, and Blue Margarita!

This month is Tabasco Month! No, not the hot sauce from Lousiana–we are talking about the Region of Tabasco in Mexico. Nestled along the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico, Tabasco, with 145 miles of Coastline, is a state of impressive Heritage and bountiful Natural Resources. The refined cooking of the Mayans, use of Chiles and Herbs, coupled with Fresh Seafood, Makes Tabasco’s Traditional dishes truly delicious. Try some of our Great Regional Specials and Taste what Tabasco has to offer for yourselves!The taste that

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Hasta Pronto!