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Let us be your caterers for that special occasion! El Cocotero offers a full service catering experience.

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TRADITIONAL

LUNCH MENU

WEDNESDAYS 11:00am to 3:30pm

Antojitos – Appetizers

Degustacion/ Sampling                 2 for $20     4 for $38      6 for $49.95

Bite Size crispy arepas, crispy yucca, tostones and four sampling topping of: Shedded beef, chicken,

Reina Pepiada and Dominó.

Sampling Arepitas – Beef, chicken, domino and 2 tequeños.     10.95

Mandocas Maracuchas – fritters of corn flour, cheese, sweet plantain, panela with nata.      8.00

Tequeños – Traditional Venezuelan cheese sticks with Lucho’s sauce.     5.95

Arepitas con Nata – Four bite size crispy corn arepas with nata.      5.95

Arepitas con Chicharrón – Crispy chicharrón (crackling pork rind) small arepas with nata.    7.95

Arepitas con Anís y Nata –  4 bite size crispy sweet anise arepas w/ nata.    6.95

Yuca Frita con Nata y Guasacaca – Crispy cassava with nata and guacamole.   6.95

Queso Blanco Frito – Fried white cheese.   6.95

Chorizo Latino – Grilled Latin chorizo.   7.95

Tostones – Fried crispy green plantains with green pepper mojo.

Tostones Playeros – Crispy green plantains with grated cheese and Lucho’s sauce.   7.95

Tostadas – Home Style Arepa Chips

Choose topping:

Caraotas – Black Beans spread or Guasacaca – Guacamole. 7.95

Piraguas Maracuchas – Stuffed Sweet Plantains

Pabellón – Shredded beef, melted white cheese, black beans, Lucho’s sauce.   9.95

Margarita – White fish, melted white cheese, avocado, Lucho’s sauce.  9.95

Cuyagua – Tuna, melted white cheese, Lucho’s sauce.  9.95

Miss Marian – Ham, melted white cheese, avocado, guasacaca.  9.95

Catatumbo – Pernil, tomato, melted cheddar cheese, Lucho’s sauce.  9.95

Pastelitos – Round Fried Pastries

Queso con Papa – Potato & Cheese. 5.50

Jamón y Queso – Ham & Cheese.   5.50

Queso con Mermelada – Cheese & Guava preserve.  5.00

Pollo – Shredded chicken.   5.50

Carne – Shredded beef.   5.50

Queso – Cheese.    5.00

Empanadas – White Corn Turnovers

Pollo – Shredded chicken.  5.50

Cazón – White fish. 6.50

Carne – Shredded beef.  6.50

Queso – Cheese.   5.00

Jamón y Queso – Ham & Cheese.  5.50

Pabellón – Shredded beef, sweet plantain, black beans & cheese.  6.75

Dominó – Black beans with grated white cheese.   5.00

Griega – Sauteed spinach & crumbled feta cheese. 5.50

Santa Barbara – Grated white cheese & sweet plantains.  5.00

Cachapas – Fresh Sweet Corn Pancakes

Queso Paisa Guayanés – Venezuelan style shredded or soft cheese.  10.00

Jamón y Queso – Ham & White Cheese.   11.00.

Pollo Mechado – Stewed shredded chicken. 12.00

Pernil Asado – Slow roasted pork. 12.00

Carne Mechada – Stewed shredded beef. 12.00

Asado Negro – Venezuelan style pot roast.  13.00

Add Extra Cheese  2.00

No preservatives * locally sourced ingredients * arepas are gluten free

Desayunos – Breakfast (served all day)

Criollo – Perico with onions & tomatoes, arepitas, black beans, nata, grated white cheese.   12.95

Sol Maracucho – Sunny side up eggs cheese, sweet plantains, grated white cheese.   11.95

Llanero – Shredded beef, perico eggs, arepitas, black beans, nata, grated white cheese.   14.95

Oriental – Chorizo, scrambled eggs, black beans, arepitas.  14.95

Bebidas Tradicionales– Traditional Street Drinks

Papelón con Limón – Brown sugar cane infused lemonade.   5.50

Chicha – Rice milkshake topped with cinnamon.  5.50

Toddy (caliente o frio) – Hot or cold chocolate milkshake.    6.00

Cocada – Sweet coconut milkshake.   6.50

Maltín Polar – Non alcoholic malt beverage.   3.75

Jugos Naturales – Juice Bar

Patilla – Wartermelon (seasonal).   5.50

Parchita – Passion fruit.                    5.50

Tamarindo – Tamarind.                     5.50

Naranja – Fresh squeezed orange juice.  6.00

Guayaba – Guava.   6.00

Lechosa – Papaya.   5.50

Mango – Mango.  5.50

Fresa – Strawberry. 6.00

Guanabana – soursop.  6.00

Merengadas – Milkshakes

Transform your juice into a delicious Merengada! Merengadas are traditional Venezuelan milkshakes. We’ll add powdered milk and your choice of fruit for a smooth and tasty shake.

Guanabana – soursop milkshake.  6.50

Lechosa – Papayas milkshake.  6.50

Mango – Mango milkshake.  6.50

Camburada – Banana milkshake.  6.50

Camburada con Fresas – Banana & Strawberry milkshake.  6.50

Refrescos – Refreshments

Frescolita – Venezuelan pop soda.  3.00

Assorted Sodas  2.95

Spring Water   3.50

San Pellegrino 7.50

Café y Té – Coffee & Tea

Marrón – Large Macchiato.  4.95

Toddycino – Mocaccino.  6.50

Americano – Regular American coffee.   S 2.95 L 3.50

Café Frío – Iced American coffee.  3.75

Té Caliente o Frío – Hot or iced tea. 3.00

Capuccino – Expresso, steamed milk & cinnamon. 4.95

Chai Latte – Chai Latte.   4.95  Iced  5.50

Negrito – Espresso.  3.75

Doble – Double Espresso.  3.75

Café con Leche – Latte.   4.75 Iced  4.95

Guayoyo – extra light black coffe. 2.95

Marroncito – Macchiato. 4.75

Postres– Desserts

Torta 3 Leches – milky moist sponge cake.  6.95

Arroz con Leche – Rice pudding.  6.50

Quesillo – Crème Caramel. 6.95

Bienmesabe – Cake soaked in coconut milk, topped with coconut cream and coconut flakes.   6.95

Especialidades de la Casa – El Cocotero Specialties

Pabellón Criollo – Venezuela’s National Dish. Shredded beef, white rice, black beans & sweet plantains. 18

Try also with your choice of:

Cazón – shredded White fish.

Pollo al Horno – Shredded baked chicken.

Vegetariano – Vegetarian.

Pollo Mechado – Shredded Chicken.

Hallaca  18.00

Venezuelan style corn Tamale. Stuffed with a stew of chicken, beef, pork, olives, raising and capers. Wrapped in banana leaves and served with traditional potato salad.

Chivo en Coco  18.00

Young goat stewed in a coconut, red and green pepper sauce. Rice, sweet plantains and black beans on the side.

Costillas de Cerdo en Salsa Verde  18.00

Semi spicy pork ribs in a green tomatillo sauce.

Camarones Cocotero 24.00

Sauteed shrimp in cilantro pesto, crispy green plantains (tostones), green salad.

Churrasco 24.00

Grilled 12 oz. NY strip steak with yucca mash, salad.

Asado Negro 23.00

Slow braised eye round beef cooked in red wine, onions and panela. Served with rice, beans, sweet plantains.

Carne Guisada  20.00

Beef stew with veggies in a tomato based sauce. Served with rice, bean, sweet plantains.

Pasta con Salsa de Caraotas Negras o Lentejas 14.00

Slow braised black beans or lentils in Special Cocotero pesto over al dente pasta. Add Chicken or Shrimp + 2.75

Pernil Horneado o Chuletas al Horno  18.00

Roasted pork or pork chops with rice, beans, sweet plantains or salad, tostones.

Bistec Encebollado 23.00

Sauteed skirt steak with onions, yucca mash, salad.

La Bandeja Doña Bárbara 24.00

Grilled beef, crackling pork rind, fried egg, rice, red beans, sweet plantains, chorizo, avocado.

Pollo al Horno  16.00

Orange glazed slow roasted chicken, fried yucca, green pepper mojo, green salad.

Pollo Frito  16.00

Crispy chicken, choice of salad & arepa topped w/ Special sofrito.

Pescao Frito  15.00

Crispy fish with tostones and choice of salad.

Pescao Pabellón 16.00

Crispy fish, white rice, black beans, sweet plantains.

Platos Adicionales – Side Dishes

Arroz y Caraotas – White rice and black or red beans.  6.00

Tajadas – Fried sweet plantains.    6.50 Add Grated Cheese +1.50

Yuca con Mojo – Boiled Yucca with green pepper sauce.   6.75

Papas Fritas – French fries.  6.00

La Viuda – Plain Arepa.  2.75

Guasacaca – Venezuelan style guacamole.  3.95

Guayanés – Venezuelan soft white cheese.  2.50

Aguacate – Fresh Avocado.  3.95

Sandwiches – Pressed sandwiches (served with small green salad)

El Venezolano – Paisa cheese, tomatoes, guasacaca.  9.00

Perico – Scrambled eggs with onions & tomatoes, Lucho’s sauce.  9.00

Jamon y Queso – Swiss cheese, ham, tomatoes & Lucho’s sauce. 9.00

Pernil, Chicken or Beef – Choice of meat, Swiss cheese, tomatoe, mayo.  12.00

Carne Mechada – Shredded beef.  12.00

Cubanazo –  Roasted pork, ham, swiss cheese, pickles & mustard.  12.00

Pollo con Aguacate – Grilled chicken, sliced avocado, tomato, Guasacaca.

Vegetariano – Paisa white cheese, hearts of palm, tomato, Guasacaca. 11.00

Pepito – Sauteed skirt steak, chicken or pork with onions & tomatos.  12.00

Sopas del Día – Homemade Soups

Lentejas – Lentil Soup  S 7.00 –L 9.00

Caraotas – Red or black bean soup.    S 6.50   –  L 8.00

Pollo – Chicken broth with veggies.  S  7.00  –  L 11.00

Sancocho – Short ribs & veggie soup.   S 8.00  –  L  12.00

Mondongo – Diced triple vegetable soup.  S  8.00  –  L  12.00

Ensaladas – Salads (served with House Dressing)

La Cocotero – Grilled chicken breast over lettuce, tomato, red onions.   14.95

Atún– Tuna salad over greens, tomato, red onions, cilantro, lime juice.  13.00

Calamares – Crispy calamari over greens, tomatoes, red onions.   13.00

Aguacate – Hass avocado over greens, tomatoes, onions.  13.00

Palmito – Marinated hearts of palm over greens, tomatoes, red onions. 13.00

Mixta – Hass avocado, marinated hearts of palm over greens, tomatoes, red onions.  14.00

Gallina – Potato salad with carrots, shredded chicken, apples & mayo.  6.00

Small Green Salad – Lettuce, tomatoes, onion.   7.95

Our salad dressings is made of soybean oil, Dijon mustard, orange and lime juice and ground pepper. (yes, it’s organic)

Arepas de Las Estrellas – El Cocotero Delights

Arepa: Baked & stuffed white corn pocket/flatbread.

Patacón: Crispy green plantain sandwich with lettuce, tomatoes & mayo.

Miss Venezuela – Guasacaca, avocado & tomatoes. 7-9

La Dayana Mendoza – Shredded beef, grated white cheese & sweet plantains.  10-12

La Consuelo Adler – Shredded beef, grated cheddar cheese & sweet plantains.  10-12

La Molly Isler – Asado Negro style pot roast & Guayanés cheese. 12-14

La Maite Delgado – Pernil, cheddar cheese & avocado.  11-13

La Marjorie – Catira. Shredded chicken and grated cheddar cheese.    10-12

La Chiquinquirá – Gusacaca, Guayanés cheese, avocado & tomatoes.  10-12

La Susana – Reina Pepiada. Pulled roasted chicken, avocado, cilantro & mayo.   10-12

La Moronta – Pernil, avocado, cilantro & tomatoes.   10-12

La Zurima – Tuna, tomatoes, red onions, cilantro & lime juice.   9-10

La Morillo – Stewed young goat in coconut sauce & tomatoes.  10-12

Daniel Sarcos – Lucho’s sauce, Guayanés cheese, ham, avocado & tomatoes.  10-12

La Montiel – Pernil, swiss cheese & avocado.  12-14

La Riczabeth – Arepa Cabimera style. Choice of: beef, chicken, pork or vegetarian. Ham, cheese, avocado, egg, tomato, lettuce, ketchup, mayo & tartar sauce.  17.95

Pepito – Sauteed choice of: steak, pork or chicken with onions & tomatoes.  10-12

Asado Negro – Venezuelan style pot roast.  10-12

Cazón – Stewed white fish.  10-12

Perico – Scrambled eggs with onon & tomatoes, grated white cheese.  7-8

La Rumbera – Roasted pork & grated cheddar cheese.  10-12

Pollo Mechado – Stewed shredded chicken. 9-11

Las Mercedes – Grated cheddar cheese & tomatoes.  8-10

Pabellón – Shredded beef, black beans, sweet plantains & grated white cheese.  10-12

La Guayanessa – Guayanés cheese.

Pernil – Slow roasted pork & green pepper mojo.

Carne Mechada – Stewed shredded beef.  9-11

Dominó – Black beans with grated white cheese.  7-8

Jamón y Queso – Ham & sliced white cheese. 8-10

La Pelúa – Stewed shredded beef & grated cheddar cheese.  9-12

Santa Bárbara – Guayanés cheese & sweet plantains. 9-10

Na’Guará – Guayanés cheese & chorizo.  9-10

La Bocona – Chicharrón (pork crackling rind), avocado, tartar sauce, tomato.  10-12

Add-ons: Cheese or Sweet Plantains +2

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