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Carlos O'Connor Cafe Mexico


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


US$10 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch

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Black Bean Soup
A vegetarian classic topped with monterey jack.
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Strips of chicken breast added to this delicious dairy free soup. Hint of spice.
Veggie Soup w/ Tomato Chipotle Broth
Medley of fresh veggies added to this spicy broth. Let us know if you like less spice.
Housemade Chili
What can we say, but delicious.
House Salad Solo $4.95
Add Chicken $10.95
Add Steak $16.95
Add Shrimp or Salmon $17.95
House Salad Solo
Lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, blk olives, onions, avocado, and cheese. Your choice of dressing: balsamic, mexican caesar, or tequila cilantro.
Add Chicken $15.95
Add Steak $16.95
Add Shrimp or Salmon $17.95
Taco Salad
Lettuce, blk olives, pico de gallo, monterey jack cheese, a scoop of guacamole, served in a large fried tortilla basket.
Chilli Relleno
A lg. Poblano pepper stuffed w/ mozzarella cheese, battered & gently fried. Topped with choice of creamy chipotle or house chili.
Tijuana Nachos
Served with chicken, beef, beans, or veggies. Loaded with monterey jack, onions, tomatoes, olives, lettuce, and jalapenos.
Lightly grilled tortilla filled w/ jack cheese & your choice of chicken, beef, bean, spinach, or veggies.
A Taste of Mexico
Enjoy a sampling of our favorites: side of guacamole, grilled chorizo, chili relleno, and choice of quesadilla, with a scoop of sour cream.
Cajun Crab Cakes
Three breaded crab cakes, served w/our flavorful cajun sour cream.
Grilled chorizo served w/ our spiced sour cream and tortillas for wrapping.
Market Price
Housemade Guacamole
Fresh made guacamole mixed w/ onion, tomato, and fresh cilatro.
Veggie Burrito Loco
A lg. Spinach tortilla filled w/ squash, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, peppers, onions,lettuce,tomato,olives, spinach, jalapenos & rice. Drizzled w/ chipolte sauce & cheese, served w/ arroz, beans & sour cream.
Quesadilla Verde
A lg. Spinach tortilla stuffed w/ monterey jack, portabella, onion, pepper & spinach, served w/ arroz, your choice of beans & sour cream.
Eggplant Especiale
Breaded eggplant & cheese served as either a burrito, quesadilla or enchilada. Topped w/ your choice of salsa rojo, verde, chipotle, mango habanero, or mole. Served w/ rice, your choice of beans and a scoop of sour cream.
Chili Relleno Dinner
Poblano pepper stuffed w/ mozzarella cheese, battered and gently fried. Topped w/ our chipotle cream sauce. Served w/ arroz and your choice of beans.
(1) $14.5
(2) $17.5
Enchiladas De Camarones
Shrimp & cheese rolled in a corn tortilla smothered w/ chipotle sauce. Served w/ arroz, beans & sour cream.
Quesadilla Acapulco
A large flour tortilla filled w/ sauteed shrimp, onion, tomato, jalapeno, cilantro & jack cheese. Served w/ arroz verde, beans & sour cream.
Burro Cancun
Sautéed shrimp, onions, peppers, portabella, and mixed veggies wrapped in a large flour tortilla topped w/ our chipolte sauce & cheese served w/ arroz, beans & sour cream.
Combinacion Especial
One large chile relleno stuffed w/ cheese & one shrimp enchilada-both topped w/ our chipolte cream sauce. Served w/ arroz, beans, & sour cream.
Taco Del Mar
Your choice of either 2 crispy or 2 soft shell taco's. Choice of salmon or tilapia. Topped w/ lettuce, tomato, blk olives, and onions. Side of rice and your choice of beans.
Chicken Broccoli Burrito
A large sun-dried tomato tortilla stuffed w/ chicken breast & fresh broccoli topped w/ monterey jack & rojo sauce. Served w/ rice, choice of beans & sour cream.
Tequila Sunrise Chicken
A full breast of chicken sautéed in orange juice, jose quervo tequila & our special ingredient. Served w/ rice, beans, sour cream & tortillas.
Pollo Con Coco Al Mango
Coconut crusted chicken breast smothered in our spicy mango habanero sauce, served w/ a garnish salad, arroz, sliced avocado & a scoop of sour cream.
Burro De Campo
A multi-grain tortilla filled w/ chicken breast, portabella, & spinach, topped w/ chipolte cream sauce (medium), jack cheese, & served w/arroz, beans, & sour cream.
Baby Burrito
Flour tortilla filled w/ chicken, ground beef, veggies, or beans. Served w/ french fries or side of rice and choice of beans.
Children's sized nacho's loaded w/ monterey and cheddar cheese, scoop of sour cream, and your choice of beans. Side of rice and choice of beans.
Kid's Taco's
2 crispy or 2 soft shell taco's filled w/ chicken, ground beef, veggies, or choice of beans. Topped w/ lettuce, tomatoe, cheese, onion, and black olives. Side or rice and choice of beans or french fries.
Kids Cheese Quesadillas
2 kid's cheese quesadillas served w/ either french fries or side of rice and choice of beans.
Chicken Fingers & French Fries
Black Bean Burrito
A flour tortilla filled with black beans, and rice w/ your choice of chicken, beef or veggies. Topped with monterey jack and guacamole. Served w/ side of rice and choice of beans.
Veggie Especiale
Enjoy a fresh spinach quesadilla & a veggie burrito topped w/ monterey served w/ rice, sour cream & choice of beans.
Cajun Chicken & Shrimp
Chicken breast & jumbo shrimp seared in our spicy cajun seasoning served w/ flour tortillas, rice, beans & sour cream
Murphy Style Burrito
A large spinach tortilla stuffed w/ chicken or sirloin, rice, beans, peppers, onions, tomatoes, black olives,topped w/ rojo sauce & monterey, served w/ rice, beans & sour cream.
A jumbo lightly fried flour tortilla stuffed w/ your choice of chicken, beef, or veggies, olives, lettuce & tomatoes, topped w/ monterey jack and served w/ rice, beans, sour cream, and guacamole.
Chorizo Dinner
Our own seasoned mexican sausage served quesadilla style filled with w/ monterey jack & served w/ rice, and your choice of beans. Scoop of sour cream.
Taco Platter
Your choice of 2 crispy or soft shell tacos filled w/ chicken, beef, beans, or veggies, topped w/ lettuce, tomatoes, olives, cheese, & rojo sauce served w/ a side of rice & sour cream.
Enchiladas Verde
2 chicken or cheese enchiladas wrapped in soft corn tortillas & smothered in our own green tomatillo sauce, jack cheese & served w/ a side of rice, beans & sour cream.
Taquito Dinner
Our seasoned chicken breast wrapped in corn tortillas, fried & smothered in monterey jack, served w/ rice, beans & sour cream.
Sauteed peppers and onions served on a hot skillet w/ sides of rice, beans, flour tortillas, sour cream & guacamole.
Chicken Breast
Jumbo Shrimp (6)
Seafood Shrimp, Tilapia, and Salmon
2 items $17.95.
A large flour tortilla filled with your choice of chicken, beef, veggies or beans served w/ a side of rice and choice of beans. Burrito topped with rojo sauce and monterey jack.
A large flour tortilla filled w/ monterey jack cheese and choice of chicken, beef, veggies, or beans. Served w/ a scoop of sour cream, side of rice, and a choice of beans.
A soft corn tortilla filled with choice of chicken, beef, veggies, or beans. Topped w/ monterey jack cheese, and your choice of salsa: rojo, verde, chipotle, mango habanero, or mole. Served w/ a scoop of sour cream.
Seasoned chicken prepared inside a housemade corn masa, steamed, topped with mole sauce and monterey jack cheese. Served w/ a choice of rice and beans.
Chili Relleno
Topped w/ creamy chipotle or housemade chili. Served w/ a side of rice and beans.
Rice & Beans
Choice of black beans or refried beans. Both vegetarian.
French Fries
Sour Cream
Medley of veggies.
Fresh sauteed spinach.
Peppers & Onions
Freshly sauteed for your order.
3 Tortillas for Wrapping
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

My friend and I loved the food in Carlos Connor restaurant; however when we entered the restaurant it had a new name and a new decor. The hostess assured us that the food was the same. Unfortunately, that was not not case. My meal, a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jcgnj
Reviewed 21 January 2018

My wife and I have both recently given up eating animal products at home and do our best to limit their intake when we choose to go out for dinner. We had tickets to the two-river theater and felt like Mexican for dinner so we...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Carlos O'Connor's is a fun place to eat. They serve up basic Mexican fare and allow patron to BYOB. The food is good and the atmosphere is laid back.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had the mole chicken special and was only ok. Have had other mole sauces that were better. There are many recipes for mole sauce this was only ok. The chicken tortilla soup was pretty good

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Lovetogarden52
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were shopping in red bank and decided not to go to our favoorite place which is juanitos. The service was slow and we were the only ones there. I ordered soup and tacos. The soup was watery. And the meat was tough and the...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Waited 15 minutes after being seated before anyone offered water or a drink. Then two servers came by within 30 seconds of each other to take drink orders. Food took forever to arrive and despite server advising to be careful as plate was extremely hot,...More

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Met my wife here 20 years ago tonight at Carlos O'Connors. Back every year. Great food and great memories !

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank World_is_my_soyster
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have been going to Carlos O'Connor's for years and the food is always good, the staff friendly and the service is excellent! I always order the guacamole even if it comes on my meal because I know how good it is and just can't...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Nina H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We love Carlos O'Connor's! One of the few restaurants the whole family can agree on. The beef nachos are excellent- we love the marinated red onions on this ingredient filled appy (II find that i crave them and have even attempted marinating my own) Our...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank VagabondKim0313
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had steak fajita, no fajita flavor! My husband had chicken fajitas and had a good fajitas flavor. Salsa was mediocre. They do BYOB which is good

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Momtozac
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Response from GB08Nj | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Here's a liquor store down the street. If you buy tequila they will mix margaritas for you.
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