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Alvarado’s Mexican Cantina

Alvarados Mexican Cantina is pleased to announce they are now open in their exciting central city venue at 150 Lichfield Street, right next door to the Innovation Carpark building! Their long-awaited return to the central city features an all-new breakfast menu and an extended licence for Latin dance up until 3am! Join them to experience an authentic Mexican breakfast, lunch or dinner, made by Mexican chefs.


Cochinita Bun Slow-roasted pulled pork, fresh greens, pickled red onion, aioli and melted cheese in a soft brioche bun $14

Molletes Fresh grilled ciabatta topped with refried black beans, melted mozzarella, pico de gallo and fried egg $14

Small Plates

Esquites must try Chargrilled sweet corn with red onion and epazote bound in jalapeno mayo and queso fresco, topped with fresh chillies on warm ciabatta $16

Empanadas Grilled buttery prawns with serrano chillies and mozzarella wrapped in a deep fried masa $16

Flautas Crunchy corn tortilla wrapped around potato and topped with green salsa, sour cream and aged cheese $16

Large Specialty Plates

Enchiladas Grilled chicken rolled corn tortillas topped with creamy chipotle salsa $27

Chillies Rellenos Grilled poblano peppers stuffed with roasted seasonal vegetables $27

Pambazo Fried bread filled with spicy chorizo sausage and potato, coated in warm salsa $27

Pescado a la Talla Chilli-marinated grilled fish accompanied with fresh salad and Mexican rice $27

Sharing Plates (Two person $50 four person $100)

Taco Fiesta Tacos to share with your choice of meat. Warm tortillas, salsas, limes and fresh greens to create your own

Alambre Your choice of chicken or beef. With chargrilled capsicums, onion, bacon and cheese.


Churro Bites Deep fried Mexican mini doughnuts coated with sugar and cinnamon and topped with either chocolate sauce or cajeta $10

Empanada de Platano Deep fried corn tortilla stuffed with banana and sprinkled cinnamon sugar, condensed milk and chocolate sauce $10

77 Stevens Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
03 374 4149