Made-to-order chunky guacamole-super fresh and cool, and creamy. With lots of lime, cilantro and onion.
Heat-and-serve bowl of our homemade Tex-Mex queso-”the world’s best queso,” according to Bloomberg News. Comes with fresh tortilla chips. Goes great with everything.
Take your queso game up a notch with our super cheesy queso fundido dip. Think: cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese melted in a hot cast iron skillet with poblano peppers, habanero and soyrizo folded in. Served with our house-made tortilla chips. PLEASE NOTE // cast iron skillet not included for to-go
Delicately diced cubes of Japanese yellowtail with serrano chile, lime, nori oil and sea salt for the perfect amount of freshness and spice.
cucumber, serrano, celery leaves, tomatoes, olive oil, yuzu and lime
Heat-and-serve bowl of our homemade Tex-Mex vegan queso with poblano, cilantro, sesame and soyrizo. Comes with fresh tortilla chips. Goes great with everything.
Cilantro, Serrano, and celery.
Salsa and cotija
Tortilla chips, queso,salsa, crema, guacamole
Hummus, lebni, mint, Calabrian chile
Pecorino, anchovy, garlic, croutons
Poblano feta, walnut vinaigrette
Pine nuts, sumac lebni
Hashbrown, cheesy scrambled eggs, bacon, avocado,serrano-cilantro mix, smoky chipotle mayo, dry-tepin salsa, crema—wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Plant-based ingredients are such an important part of the future and we're stoked to be partnering with So Delicious and their line of dairy-free cheese alternatives! Our vegan queso features their cheddar style shreds—melted and served with our house-made tortilla chips. #DairyFreeYourMind
Delicately, diced cubes of hamachi with adjika-yuzu vinaigrette, potato hash, crema and crushed avocado. Perfect any time—but especially when you're missing the flavors of Bäco Mercat as much as we do.
Aguachile is a ceviche traditionally made in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Ours is made with shrimp, cucumber, red onion, and serrano. It's a great dish to enjoy with a cold beer.
Grilled squid with capers, green olives, serrano, avocado and celery on a blue corn tostada. It's our favorite part of any meal at AMÁ.
2 per order. Crispy, fried sanddab, habanero tartar sauce and cabbage slaw.
Chile-sautéed shell-on shrimp with lime, peanuts, cilantro and flour tortillas. Meant to be eaten with your hands! (Please allow 30 minutes to prepare)
Our hot & spicy shrimp soup served with poblano, celery, chile and house-made flour tortillas. Inspired by our MAESTRO, Sal ♥
A feast starring Bäco Mercat's famous fried chicken. Each dinner set is meant to be shared by 2 people. Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. Please allow (1) hour to prepare. $90 per set for delivery. Includes: • crispy, juicy Bäco fried chicken with honey & harrough (hot sauce) • pickled beet salad with market greens & feta • puffy Bäco bread • light-as-air rice pudding with caramel ***modifications and substitutions are politely declined***
Celebrate Valentine's Day with our Tex-Mex inspired dinner for 2. Choose 1 of our 3 dinner sets featuring: Ranchero Steak, Lobster Diablo OR Surf & Turf. Available for pickup only on Saturday, February 13 OR Sunday, February 14. $200 per set. Delivery is unavailable.
Dungeness crab season is here! Our ready-to-eat whole Tex-Mex chile crab with Mexican sriracha, ginger, scallion & hoja santa is served with (2) puffy Bäco bread for all your pick 'n' eat & dipping needs. Ideal for 1-2 guests. Please allow (1) hour to prepare. *contains shrimp paste, egg, tomato & garlic*
A one-time special event: Bar Amá x Orsa & Winston Christmas tamales! Two tamales for $18. Pre-order now and pickup at O&W on Wednesday, December 23, 3pm to 6pm.
This year, leave the holiday cooking to us and take home our Tex-Mex inspired dinner. Ideal for 4. We’ll prepare everything for you to reheat on the holiday. Instructions will be included. Available for pickup only on Thursday, December 24. $75 per person, 4 person minimum. Delivery is unavailable.
Ring in the new year with our Fried Chicken dinner. Ideal for 2. Available for pickup only on Thursday, December 31. No reheating required. $75 per person, 2 person minimum per set. Option to enhance your celebration with our Smoked Trout Caviar Nachos, Spanish sparklers & seasonal cocktails.
Refreshing and bright, this raw salad also features oro blanco grapefruit, blue cheese and our house-made walnut dressing. Tastes like Spring.
Creamy avocado and crunchy cucumber with radicchio, hazelnut dukkah and sesame. Think: tangy and savory with a hint of toasted nuts and fragrant spices.
Tart and tender beets paired with spicy kochcocha sauce, crema, herbs, cashews and our house dressing.
Elotes reimagined: our grilled local baby corn with smoked mayo and cotija comes on the husk (but don't eat that part).
Sautéed with lebne za’atar spice, queso fresco, dry chimichurri and lemon. Finger food at its finest.
Tossed with tomato sauce, sesame seeds, pepitas, cotija and smoked jalapeño. A perfect evening appetizer.
Roasted cauliflower with our cilantro and cashew pesto, fresh herbs, lime and cotija cheese. An all-time favorite.
This dish has it all: hardy Brussels sprouts, herbal freshness, pickled onion for another layer of acidity, buttery croutons, and cilantro-caesar dressing, cotija and radish for a Tex-Mex twist.
These sauce-slathered peewee potatoes are blanketed with sriracha, cotija and pickled onion. They're our go-to snack to share and always has us craving more.
A light salad with a kick of spice: shredded jicama and green papaya with peanuts, mango, watercress, fish sauce, serrano and ginger dressing.
Pepitas, blue cheese & walnut dressing
Our summer salad celebrates heirloom tomato season (!!!) with Andy's Orchard Santa Rosa plums, cucumber, cotija and morita chile vinaigrette.
Pepita dressing, feta cheese, dry salsa, Girl & Dug greens
Sweet and juicy Weiser Family Farms melon with pepitas, chile, ginger, crema.
A buttery bowl of goodness for your taste buds: grilled kernels of sweet summer corn with smoked mayo, cotija and cilantro.
Pecan, honey, lemon-mint and goat cheese. Savory, but also sweet enough to be saved for dessert.
Our vegetable habanero aguachile features fennel, sunchoke, pickled cherries, olive oil, sesame, lime and yuzu.
Cucumber, avocado, plum, dry salsa (contains nuts & seeds) & habanero green goddess dressing
Our spring citrus salad includes red butter lettuce, pomelo, blood orange, tangerine, pear and jalapeño vinaigrette.
A delicious combo of earthy and subtle sweetness. We roast our squash with piloncillo, butter, cotija, hoja santa, pepita dry slasa and cascabel mayo.
Fenugreek vinaigrette, mint, cotija, pickled onions
Girl & Dug salad, seasonal fruit, parmesan, habanero green goddess, dry salsa.
Stone fruit with greens, sheep feta, citrus, honey, seeds, and tepin.
jack cheese, chile butter, cilantro-lime aioli, cotija, radish
Walnuts, cashews, Mexican Sriracha, queso fresco, fried onions, cilantro, anchovy PLEASE NOTE // We are unable to remove any ingredients listed in this dish and politely decline all modifications. Thank you!
Crispy tacos filled with cheesy polenta inspired by the tacos of Josef’s great-grandmother. (3) per order. Option to add a protein on the side. Mix and match of different dorados in a single order is unavailable. Vegetarian.
Crispy tacos filled with ranchero chicken & cheese inspired by the tacos of Josef’s great-grandmother. (3) per order. Mix and match of different dorados in a single order is unavailable.
The puffy taco (as seen on this season's Netflix Taco Chronicles) is one of the iconic tacos of San Antonio, TX and has been an off-the-menu item at BAR AMÁ since we opened. Fresh masa flash-souffléd so that it puffs up and is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. This DIY taco set includes (3) puffy tacos, cabbage, salsa, crema, onions-cilantro and lime. PLEASE NOTE // Mix and match of different tacos in a single order is unavailable.
Build your own tacos! Your choice of protein, served with (3) of our homemade flour tortillas, cabbage, salsa, crema, onions-cilantro and lime. PLEASE NOTE // Mix and match of different proteins in a single order is unavailable.
4 per order. Sweet potato & cheese-filled enchiladas with mole (contains nuts and seeds), garnished with cotija, crema, and cilantro.
4 per order. Mom’s green chicken enchiladas with tomatillo salsa and cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses and crema.
8 per order. Mom’s green chicken enchiladas with tomatillo salsa, crema, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. Heat and serve so that the cheese is meltiest and toastiest. Heating Instructions: Cook enchiladas uncovered in oven at 450° for 9 min., or until cheese is toasty and bubbly.
Stuffed with gooey, melted So Delicious dairy-free cheddar cheese and calabacita. Served with walnut sauce, pepitas, dry salsa and pomegranate. Great on its own, but we like adding ranchero chicken (or soyrizo) to ours too. *PLEASE NOTE // this dish contains eggs & breading.
The regional Mexican stew of the moment! Our version is vegetarian-friendly and features a delicious, thick adobo based on chef Josef's grandma's recipe, King & Hen of the Wood mushrooms, baby turnips and Thumbalina carrots for full, deep flavors. Served with a side of puffy bread.
Breaded, deep-fried eggplant served with black kale, sesame, tomato-fennel salsa & kampot peppercorn gravy. PLEASE NOTE // Vegetarian-friendly (contains no chicken).
Tender turkey meatballs with Mexican sriracha, tomatillo-arbol sauce, pepitas, coddled egg and crispy masa bread.
Mom's rice bowl with saucy Creekstone beef chuck, salmorejo, oregano, onion and flour tortillas.
Marinated in our homemade Mexican Sriracha. Juicy on the inside, crispy on the outside. Comes with homemade flour tortillas and tex-mex ranch and raita with choice of dip. (Please allow 30 minutes to prepare)
Crispy tortilla topped with refried beans, carne guisada, cabbage slaw, cotija cheese, and guacamole.
Cheesy quesadilla of griddled flour tortilla filled with ranchero chicken, pickled onions, chipotle and tomatoes.
Breakfast burrito—hash brown, cheesy scrambled eggs, turkey bacon, avocado, serrano-cilantro mix, smoky chipotle mayo, dry-tepin salsa, crema—wrapped in a flour tortilla. Pretty sure you want this!
(3) house-made flour tortillas, shredded cabbage, onion, limes & fresh herbs kochkocha. The New York Times says: "The meat was opulent, like a confit, infused all the way through with flavor, cooked so it slipped off the bone in your teeth, in places as gelatinous as the shreds of tomato in the thick, abundant sauce capped with spiced, scarlet-colored fat. Packed up with hot flour tortillas, raw red cabbage and cilantro, radishes, onion and salsa, each one in its own tiny to-go container so you could fix it the way you like." --Tejal Rao
(18) chicken wings glazed in our house-made smoked Bus Driver hot sauce. Served with Tex-Mex ranch and carrot & celery escabeche.
Beef picadillo, cilantro cream, mozzarella, cotija, crema
oregano slaw (limited availability). Add beans and rice for an additional charge.
Add beans and rice, picadillo for an additional charge.
beef chuck, salsa, oregano, red onion, flour tortillas
Garbanzo, chiles, chicken tinga
Crispy shrimp, sriracha, chive dressing
Cabbage, Harissa aioli
Chicken escabeche, lebni, jerk sauce
Shiitake, maitake, fontina, chile flakes
Tomato, mozzarella, basil, oregano
Braised beef shoulder, cream of wheat, greens, kumquat
Comes with rice, beans & flour tortilla
Chile-braised free-range chicken with homemade flour tortillas.
Carne guisada, beef braised with tomatoes and chiles, served with flour tortillas.
Marinated braised pork in the style of cochinita pibil, served with flour tortillas.
Hot, hot, hot! (12) fried and cripsy chicken wings with chile, garlic, escabeche, and raita for dippin’.
Our borracho beans come with Mom’s rice.
(3) made-to-order. Fresh daily. House made. Flour tortillas only.
House-made. Fresh daily. Chips only.
House-made. Fresh daily. Salsa only.
House-made. Fresh daily. Salsa only.
House-made. Hot sauce only.
(1) per order. Fluffy, puffy Bäco bread. Perfect for dipping.
Sliced avocado only.
House-made. Fresh daily. Escabeche only.
One of our favorite desserts. Hot juicy fruit. Baked in a crumble.
Light-as-air rice pudding with caramel and graham cracker crumble. Inspired by the all-time greatest rice pudding at l’Ami Jean in Paris. Like a cloud.
Frozen slice-and-bake cookie dough. Fresh-baked cookies for whenever you want. Rotating flavors.
Mocha, coconut and cream cheese whip.
Caramel, nut crumble
Aonori, mascarpone, Seville orange
Berry preserve, graham
Big, fun bunuelo dusted with cinnamon sugar and drizzled with honey.
Cinnamon sugar churros served with smooth, melted Ibarra chocolate sauce. (4) per order.
Our variety pack of chef Josef Centeno’s self-made soda includes (4) bottles of bäcoPOP! in a rainbow of flavors–inspired by our shrubs.
Our variety pack of chef Josef Centeno’s self-made soda includes 6 bottles of Bäcopop.
Our house-made "little blood" sangrita--a drink in its own right, traditionally paired with a shot of tequila but also delicious in a Michelada. Includes chile salt and a lime. ALCOHOL IS NOT INCLUDED.
Oxtail patty with cheddar hashbrown, horseradish and garlic aioli.
Crispy shrimp, cabbage slaw, gallego, Mexican sriracha.
za'atar, sesame, and puffy bread
Hand-torn pasta with cilantro cream, poblano, pecorino, and herbs
smoky tomato sauce, sesame seeds and pepitas
Hoja santa butter, jujube, saffron honey
Meyer lemon cream, citrus fern. (1) piece per order.
Heirloom tomato salad, fenugreek vinaigrette, Kirby cucumber, and feta cheese.
tepin dry salsa, hoja santa, crema, tepache, piloncillo
puttanesca, morita chile, anchovy, pee wee potatoes
Poblano feta, eggplant, almonds, and dukkah
tomato aguachile, arugula, lemon
Rice, beans, chile crema, and avocado. Add picadillo at no charge.
Radish, cucumber and pg spice, papaya, mango, peanut, pickled serrano, tomato, fish sauce.
Cashew, lime, and Cotija.
Cheddar, Jack cheese, poblano, and crema. Add picadillo, or chorizo for an additional charge.
(2 per order) Crema, red cabbage, salsa
(2 per order) Crema, red cabbage, salsa
Farro,black rice, market vegetables & pickles, sunflower seeds, pepitas, togarashi
Parmesan cream, aonori, togarashi
Chef's choice. Changes daily, includes an appetizer, entree and dessert. Priced per person
Feeling a little wicked? Our bourbon-based Poisoned Apple cocktail might be just what you need this Halloween (think fresh apple juice, honey, lemon, bourbon, and clove). Pour over ice and try not to fall asleep under its spell. Serves 5.
Just in time for Día de Los Muertos, our pumpkin margarita is back! Take home our special Autumn mix of combier, tequila blanco, lime, pumpkin, cinnamon, and pepitas. Ready to pour over ice. Serves 5.
Made especially to celebrate Día de Los Muertos this weekend. (2) per order with cotija, salsa, onion, and chile.
Cooked for you and ready to enjoy this Halloween weekend. Served with our house-made mole, arbol, chipotle, lime and radish.
We're taking pre-orders for our Tex-Mex Thanksgiving Dinner to-go now until November 19. To place an order, visit BAR-AMA.COM. Pickup will be available on Wednesday, November 24 only (we're closed on the holiday). Instructions will be included. $75 per person, 4 person minimum. *thanksgiving orders placed through GRUBHUB will not be honored*
Ring in the new year with us — we’ll have our full dinner menu available for dine-in guests, plus caviar nachos & cava to close out 2021! Join us by making a reservation at bar-ama.com. We look forward to celebrating with you 🎉
Ring in the new year at home with our ready-to-eat Whole Fried Chicken dinner for two. Pairs perfectly with our Caviar Nachos Compuestas & seasonal cocktails. Available for pickup only on Friday, December 31st, 3pm to 5pm. $65 per person, 2 person minimum per set. To view our menu or to place an order, visit bar-ama.com/holidays. *orders made via GRUBHUB are not valid*
Can't join us for dine-in? Our dinner menu will also be available to-go on New Year's Eve from 5pm to 10pm. For delivery, please order directly through GRUBHUB. For pickup, order online directly from us at bar-ama.com.
Signed & gift-wrapped edition of Amá: A Modern Tex-Mex Kitchen by Josef Centeno & Betty Hallock. ABOUT THE COOKBOOK // Tex-Mex is a delicious, irreverent cuisine that combines the deep traditions of Texan and Mexican cooking. Think meaty stews, breakfast tacos, and tres leches cake. Home cooks will learn how to make them all—in addition to crunchy salads, slow-cooked meats, and fresh cocktails—in this collection of more than 100 recipes from San Antonio native and Los Angeles chef and restauranteur Josef Centeno. Organized into chapters by type of food—including breakfast, vegetables, main courses, desserts, and a super nacho party—this is down-home cooking and grilling at its most inspiring. Presented in a colorful package with more than 100 food and atmospheric photos, this cookbook is a hands-on winner for anyone who loves big flavors, casual parties, and firing up the grill.
Featured in LAist's Best Places to Shop Local Guide: "Bar Amá's Bacon & Eggs T-shirt is our pick to represent the most important meal of the day. All day." 100% cotton, unisex, black, short-sleeve. Designed exclusively for BAR AMÁ.
This custom gift-wrapped set includes (1) signed copy of Amá: A Modern Tex-Mex Kitchen by Josef Centeno & Betty Hallock & (1) Bar Amá "Bacon & Eggs" t-shirt // black, short-sleeve, 100% cotton.
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