Menu for Carlsbad Tavern
Little Peoples Choice
For kids under 12 only please.
- Cheeseburger with French Fries $5.50
- Grilled Cheese with French Fries $5.50
- Chicken Tenders with French Fries $5.50
- Happy Kids Pasta $5.50
Three filet mignon soft tacos served with pico de gallo, cheddar & jack cheeses, guacamole and a cup of black beans.
Skewered and grilled pieces of chicken, shrimp, sirloin beef, peppers and onions. Served with three dipping sauces.
Spicy Crab Cakes
New mexico-styled cakes served with lemon-pepper tossed mixed greens with habanero aioli.
Green Chile Cheese Crisp
Large tortilla with cheddar and jack cheeses, green chile sauce and diced tomato. Add chicken $3.00, add shrimp $4.25
Green chile chicken and jalapeno jack cheese melted in a flour tortilla.
Six mexican shrimp marinated in tequila and fresh lime juice, grilled and glazed with orange-cilantro pesto. Served on a tortilla with black beans.
New Mexican Potstickers
Chicken and anaheim chiles with a sweet corn cream sauce.
Chipotle spiced chips, black beans and melted cheddar and jack cheeses. With green chile chicken.
Chipotle spiced chips, black beans and melted cheddar and jack cheeses. With machaca
Chipotle spiced chips, black beans and melted cheddar and jack cheeses. With carne adovada
Chips and Two Salsas
Spiced chips with tomatillo and red salsas.
All salads with grilled or blackened chicken $3.00. Grilled or blackened shrimp $4.25. Spiced certified angus beef filet mignon $5.00
$5.00 - $7.00
Mixed greens topped with cheddar and jack cheeses, red pepper and diced tomatoes. Served with jalapeno ranch dressing.
Medium-grilled certified angus beef filet mignon on a bed of mixed greens with roasted corn salsa, avocado, jalapeno bacon, tomatoes and served with chipotle ranch dressing.
Tesuque Chicken Salad
Tortilla-encrusted chicken breast thinly pounded and tossed with chipotle lime vinaigrette, spinach, mixed greens, jalapeno bacon, corn, tomatoes and topped with tortilla strips.
Fresh spinach, baked tortilla encrusted goat cheese, candied pecans, red onion and sundried cherries. Tossed with orange sherry vinaigrette.
Caverns Chicken Salad
Chicken marinated in lime and cilantro, then tossed with mixed greens, tomatoes, black beans, corn, two cheeses with jalapeno ranch. Topped with a drizzle of bbq & tortilla strips.
$6.25 - $5.25
Chicken, tomato and onions in a spicy chile broth, garnished with sour cream, cheddar and tortilla chips.
$6.25 - $5.25
Roasted pork and hominy in a cilantro lime broth.
Green Chile Stew
$6.25 - $5.25
Roasted pork, green chiles, potatoes, carrots and roasted corn.
Served from 4pm until 10pm, 11pm weekends. Dinner salad $2.00 or spinach salad $3.50. Wine can enhance your dining pleasure by bringing out the food flavors. Choosing the best wine is totally individual and fun. We hope our selections will be helpful.
Red Chile-encrusted Halibut
Baked Halibut encrusted with red chile spices and served with chipotle lime beurre blanc. Served with rice and veggies.
Pork shank slow roasted with serranos, garlic, onion and leeks, then finished off with an apple chipolte glaze. Served with green chile mashed potatoes, and veggies.
Twenty-ounce, bone-in, chipotle-honey-glazed certified angus beef ribeye with roasted pepper relish, served with a cheese quesadilla, avocado salsa and fresh asparagus.
Taos Pork Tenderloin
Apricot and habanero glazed pork tenderloin grilled & served on a bed of black beans. Served with sweet potato mashed and veggies.
N.Y. Carne Asada
Chile-rubbed certified angus beef n.y. steak grilled, topped with a mushroom cholula sauce & served on a bed of black beans. Served with a cheese quesadilla and roasted corn & avocado salsa.
Certified angus beef tenderloin grilled over pecan wood and topped with gorgonzola ancho butter and mushrooms. Served with green chile mashed potatoes and veggies.
Served from 4pm until 10pm, 11pm on weekends. Dinner salad $2.00, spinach $3.50
Chipotle Stroganoff Chicken Pasta
Grilled chicken, mushrooms, onions, cilantro and spicy chipotle. Tossed with angel hair pasta.
Garlic Shrimp Pasta
Six sauteed mexican shrimp with roma tomatoes, avocado, salsa, red onion and cilantro. Tossed with linguine and romano cheese.
Grilled chicken and andouille sausage, chiles, onions, black beans and pine nuts in a spicy peppercorn cream. Tossed with penne pasta.
Crab Stuffed Poblanos
Two poblano chiles stuffed with crab, peppers, onions and cilantro. Served with a smoked cascabell & yellow bell cream sauce and with rice & black beans.
1/2 Rotisserie Chicken
Spicy garlic pepper rubbed and slowly roasted in our pecan fired rotisserie. Served with green chile mashed potatoes and salad.
Fresh Snapper Tacos
Build your own soft tacos with spicy baked snapper, pico de gallo, cheese, mixed peppers, onions and sour cream. Served with rice and black beans.
Rubens Chicken Fried Chicken
Buttermilk marinated chicken breast on sour dough bread, topped with chorizo gravy. Served with green chile mashed potatoes and salad.
$12.99 - $16.50
Two fresh lobster enchiladas sauteed with roasted minced peppers and stuffed in corn tortillas with jalapeno jack cheese. Served with a mild three-chile sauce, wild rice and asparagus for dinner. Served with spanish rice for lunch.
Burgers & Sandwiches
All 1/2 pound lean ground beef grilled over pecan wood. Choice of beer battered fries, tossed green salad or pasta salad. Chipotle mayonnaise on request.
Cheddar cheese, tomato, lettuce and red onion.
Green Chile Cheeseburger
Served open face on toasted sourdough, topped with green chile sauce and cheddar cheese.
Southwest Patty Melt
Served with grilled red onions, cheddar cheese and spicy thousand island dressing on grilled sourdough.
Grilled portobello with roasted red pepper, avocado, pico de gallo, pepper jack cheese, red onion, lettuce and tomato. Served on foccacia bread with chipotle mayonnaise.
Green Chile Philly
Shredded machaca beef with sauteed chiles and onions. Served on a hoagie roll with jalapeno jack cheese.
This burger may cause temporary blindness or loss of hearing. Lots of freshly ground habanero chile, mixed with lean ground beef, Grilled and topped with melted jalapeno jack cheese. Served with fries & salad.
Green Chile Trail
Served with rice and black beans. Sopaipilla and honey .85¢.
Machaca & Tomatillo Chimichanga
Slow cooked machaca with roasted tomatillo sauce and pepper jack cheese. Topped with guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo.
Carne Adovada Plate
Slow roasted pork, simmered in red chile, topped with cheddar and jack cheese. Served with a flour tortilla.
Green Chile Burrito
Choice of grilled chicken, carne adovada, machaca or vegetable. Rolled in a flour tortilla with jalapeno jack and topped with green chile sauce.
Blue Corn Enchiladas
Two cheese enchiladas, one stuffed with chicken and one stuffed with gulf shrimp. Topped with green chile sauce.
Roasted anaheim chiles stuffed with roasted pork and jalapeno jack cheese. Topped with green chile sauce.
Carne adovada burrito, chicken enchilada and chile relleno. Served with red and green chile sauce and a sopaipilla.
Served from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Spicy Lobster Croissant
Chunks of lobster sauteed with roasted peppers and served with melted pepper jack cheese and lemon-honey aioli on croissant.
Santa Fe Club
Roasted turkey, jalapeno bacon, lettuce, tomato and chipotle mayonnaise rolled in a flour tortilla, with melted cheese on top.
Thinly sliced pastrami with spicy marinated red cabbage, spicy thousand island dressing and jalapeno jack cheese, on grilled rye.
Red River Chicken
Grilled chicken breast with cilantro pesto, red chile, mushrooms and jalapeno jack cheese. Served on a tortilla with rice and black beans.
- Green Chile Mashed Potatoes $3.50
- Guacamole $2.50 - $4.50
- Rice & Black Beans $3.50
- Green Chile Macaroni & Cheese $6.25
- Biggie Fries $3.50
- Sweet Potato Mashed $4.50
- Veggies $4.25
Basket o Sopas
With powdered sugar and honey
Prickly pear or chocolate grand marnier
Chocolate Bread Pudding
With butterscotch sauce
- Key Lime Pie $6.25
- Chocolate Mousse Cake $7.00
- Chocolate Eruption $7.00
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Ratings and Reviews for Carlsbad Tavern
Jul 27 2016
Terrance H. via Yelp
This place was money! I can't believe I've been in the area for years without ever discovering this gem. Let's start by saying Cara is an amazing...read more
Aug 15 2016
Pepper T. via Yelp
This restaurant serves Tex-Mex -New-Mexican Inspired cuisine. The atmosphere is fun and interesting. They offer a large patio with a large water feature and...read more
Jul 21 2016
Eva S. via Yelp
I can't understand why this place gets such praise. Being from New Mexico, let me point out that this is NOT New Mexican cuisine. Secondly, who ever...read more