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SMALL PLATES

  • Chicken Supreme 1,300

    Deep fried Mexican style chicken breast, habanero mayo

  • Charcoal Tortilla 1,050

    Black tortilla, pulled braised lamb, sweet potato puree, jalapeño butter, mozzarella, drizzled with balsamic dressing

  • Nachos Mexicana Veg 1,050

    Crispy fried tortillas, refried beans, black olives, pico de gallo

  • Mercado Ceviche 1,250

    Cured snapper, white onions, plain yoghurt, cucumber, lime juice, avocado flavoured with habanero chillies

  • Prawn Bomb 1,600

    Crumbed prawns filled with coriander garlic butter and deep fried served with tamarind sauce

  • Mercado Corndog 1,250

    Chicken sausage, Perros butter, deep fried and served with homemade chili sauce

  • Mercado Torta

    Mexican sandwich, avocado, green pepper sauce, mozzarella cheese.

  • BEEF KES1,550 | CHICKEN KES.1,250 | VEG KES.1,100
  • Corn Riblets 1,050

    Sweet corn riblets, sriracha BBQ sauce, feta cheese

  • Veg Sope 750

    Deep fried baguette stuffed with edamame, carrots, nuts, beetroot served with mustard lime dressing

  • Sticky Wings 950

    Chicken wings dip in hoisin sauce, chipotle

HOUSE TACOS

  • BBQ Pork Taco 1,150

    Pork belly seasoned with BBQ sauce, pickled cucumber & saffron alioli

  • Lamb Taco 1,050

    Lamb leg seasoned with oyster sauce, pickled cucumber, white onions and parsley alioli

  • Fire Grilled Chicken Taco 950

    Grilled chicken breast marinated in Mexican herbs & oregano onions and parsley alioli

  • Mushroom Taco 950

    Diced mushrooms seasoned with hoisin sauce, white onions, pickled cucumber & habanero alioli

  • Zucchini a la cream Taco 850

    Zucchini, jalapeños and sweet corn drizzled with fresh cream

  • Battered Snapper Taco 1,050

    Fresh snapper in a spicy peanut sauce & pineapple pico de gallo

TAQUITOS

  • Shrimp Taquitos 1,350

    Shrimp tempura, cucumber, umami alioli, jalapeño pickles and pineapple pico de gallo

  • Vegetable Taquitos 950

    Batter fried pineapple, Mexican seasoning, jalapeño pickles, garnished with sweet potato

QUESADILLA

  • Chicken Quesadilla 1,250

    Pulled chicken, chipotle chili sauce

  • Spinach & Mushroom Quesadilla 1,050

    Baby spinach, garlic, sliced mushroom & mozzarella cheese

FUSION TOSTADAS

  • Mango Fusion Tostada 950

    Mango, Asian dressing and white onion

  • Snapper Tostada 1,050

    Snapper marinated with Asian dressing topped with caviar and white onions

SALADS

  • Avocado Salad 750

    Crispy sweet potato, mixed vegetables, avocado deep fried, potatoes with passion dressing

  • Mexican Quinoa Salad 900

    Mixed quinoa, mixed lettuce, avocado, black olive, tomatoes confit, toast bread with balsamic dressing

  • Chicken Bowl Salad 800

    Grilled chicken, lettuce, pico de gallo, black beans, guacamole, nachos, chipotle mayo

SOUPS

  • Sweet Corn Soup 700

    Sweet corn, coconut milk, coriander, chilli powder, corn starch

  • Tia Maria 650

    Traditional recipe made using guajillo chilli, tomato garnished with crispy tortilla, avocado, sour cream. ASK FOR CHICKEN OPTION: Kes.150

LARGE PLATES

  • Pulpo 2,650

    Roasted octopus with paprika butter, roasted potato, mix beans, beetroot aioli, pico de gallo

  • Arroz a la Tumbada 2,700

    Mexican style of risotto, mixed seafood served with wheat tortillas

  • Pince Nile Perch 1,850

    Nile perch, moje garlic, green mash served with hibiscus tortillas

  • Pork Colorado 2,050

    Pork belly stew with peanut sauce, steamed rice, sweet potato puree

  • Mushroom A La Mexicana 1,550

    Long grain Basmati rice stewed with mushroom, arbol chilli sauce, coriander

  • BBQ Chicken Roll Breast 2,250

    Chicken breast wrapped with pork bacon. Served with mashed potato & BBQ sauce

  • Fajitas Rump Beef 1,850

    Rump steak with fajitas seasoning served with hibiscus tortillas

  • Tamaal Kuku 1,450

    Fried or steamed maize dough served with roasted chicken leg, aji panca sauce

  • Mexican Veg Bowl 1,150

    Lime and cilantro rice, topped with creamy beans, roasted peppers, onions, picco, sweet corn, lettuce, fresh cheese, sour cream & guacamole with sliced jalapeño
    ASK FOR CHICKEN OPTION: Kes.200

  • Mexican Pizza 1,250

    Mexican style pizza topped with roasted vegetables, refried beans, cheese, black olives, avocado sauce
    ASK FOR CHICKEN OPTION: Kes.200

FAJITAS

Sizzling vegetables sautéed in Mexican spices served with fresh wheat tortilla, sour cream, refried beans, signature Mexican rice, pico de gallo & guacamole

  • Chicken Fajitas 1,800
  • Beef Fajitas 1,850
  • Vegetarian Fajitas 1,450

BURRITO

Home-made toasted wheat tortillas, wrapped with black beans, rice and fresh cheese

  • Roasted Vegetables 1,350
  • Seasoned Chicken 1,400
  • Seasoned Beef 1,650

ENCHILADAS

3 soft shell corn tortillas with filling of your choice, drizzled with coriander potato sauce, cheese and jalapeño

  • Seasoned Chicken 1,350
  • Seasoned Beef 1,600
  • Roasted Vegetables 1,050

MERCADO GRILLS

Ask your server for choice of Mexican rice, plain or chili chips

  • Jumbo Langostino 3,250

    Jumbo prawns, aji panca

  • Red Snapper Steak 1,950

    Slow grilled seasoned red snapper served with mustard sauce

  • Sea Food Platter 3,250

    Grilled mixed seafoods with aji panca sauce

  • Beef Medallion 2,700

    Grilled seasoned medallion served with black pepper sauce drizzled with coriander butter

  • Lamb Shoulder​​​​ 2,600

    Herb flavoured shoulder chops grilled and served with choice of sides

  • Rib Eye Tequila Steak 2,250

    Steak Flambé grilled in tequila to perfection. Served with fries & sautéed vegetables

SIDES

  • Mexican Rice 450
  • Guacamole 600
  • Steamed Rice 400
  • Chili Chips 400
  • Plain Chips 350
  • Hibiscus Or Charcoal Tortillas​​​​​​​​​ 200
  • Garlic Mashed Potato 500

DESSERT

  • Helado Ball 950

    Vanilla ice cream deep fried, raspberry gel

  • Pistachio Cake 1,200

    Lava cake with pistachios,home made orange and carrot ice cream

  • Circle Churros 750

    Served with home-made manjar sauce, chocolate sauce

  • Dragon Corn 900

    Corn cake with dragon fruit manjar and passion fruit sorbet (gluten free, vegan,dairy free, nuts free, eggless)

  • Tres Leches 700

    Sponge cake soaked in flavoured milk and cream

  • Tequila Pineapple Pie 850

    Pie cake, compote pineapple, berry and vanilla ice cream

OPEN HOURS

RESERVATION

For groups of 10 and above, please call the reservation line as a deposit payment is required to reserve a table.

+254 700 245 795

More Info

Phone

+254 700 245 795

Email

mercado@thefoodlibrary.co.ke

Kenrail Towers, Terrace (T-floor), South Wing. Mkungu Close, Off Parklands Road, Nairobi.

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