Dinner Menu

Looking to enjoy a delicious dinner tonight in Asheville, NC? Take a look at El Que Pasa’s California Style Mexican dinner menu to get your taste buds watering. Our menu’s specials include California Style authentic Mexican cuisine that is sure to please any palate.

Papa’s and Beer Guacamole
7.99
Prepared just the way you like it with fresh avocados, spicy chiles, and a special blend of herbs and spices.

Shrimp Cocktail
Small 6.99
Large 9.99

Chicken or Beef Taquitos
5.99
With sour cream and guacamole.

Fajitas Nacho
9.99
One choice of beef, chicken, steak, carnitas, or grilled veggies. Filled with beans, salsa, cheese, guacamole, and sour cream. Add shrimp – 1.99

Cheese Nachos
5.99
Topped with beans, cheese, red sauce, guacamole, and sour cream.

Beef or Chicken Nachos
8.99

Nachos Supreme
9.50
Ground beef, cheese, beans, jalapenos, lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, and sour cream.

Flautitas
6.50
Choice of chicken or beef, filled with cheese and Pico de Gallo. Served with guacamole and sour cream. Add shrimp – 1.99

Cheese Quesadilla
5.99

Homemade Quesadilla
8.99
One choice of spinach, mushrooms, beef, chicken, carnitas, or steak. Filled with cheese and Pico de Gallo. Served with sour cream and guacamole. Add shrimp – 1.99

Fajita Quesadilla
9.99
Choice of chicken or steak with grilled veggies, guacamole, and sour cream. Add shrimp – 1.99

Papas Grande Platter
9.99
Cheese nachos, 1 potato flauta, 1 beef flauta, 1 cheese quesadilla, 2 beef taquitos, and 4 chicken wings served with sour cream and guacamole.

Buffalo Wings
7.99
12 chicken wings topped with cilantro and onions, served with ranch dressing.

Mango Habanero Wings
7.99
Topped with our homemade mango habanero sauce, cilantro, onions, and ranch dressing.

Taquitos De Camaron
6.49
Crispy tomato flour tortilla filled with sautéed shrimp, jack cheese, and pickled jalapenos. Topped with small fruit salad and cotija cheese. Served with our chipotle and Caesar dressing dips.

Chile Con Queso
8.99
Creamy melted cheese, pork chorizo, and marinated, grilled jalapenos. Served with your choice of tortillas.

Crispy Vayarta Flautas
6.99
Served with sour cream, topped with small fruit salad and cotija cheese.

Appetizer Shrimp Veracruz
9.99
One dozen shrimp, with lettuce, tomato, cilantro, lime, and avocado.

Chipotle Wrap
8.99
Filled with chicken, lettuce, Pico de Gallo, ranch, jalapeno mayo, and guacamole.

Shrimp Soup
11.99

Fish
11.99

Chicken Soup
6.99

7 Mares
11.00

Tortilla Soup
4.99
Vegetables, zucchini, potatoes, carrots, celery, tortilla strips, cheese, and Pico de Gallo.

Caesar Salad
3.99

Warm Fajita Salad
9.99
Choice of chicken or steak. Served with grilled veggies, cheese, pumpkin seeds, avocado, Pico de Gallo, crispy tortilla strips. Add shrimp – 1.99

Taco Salad
8.50
A flour shell filled with beans, ranchera sauce, Caesar dressing, lettuce, cheese, Pico de Gallo, guacamole, and sour cream. Choice of chicken, steak, beef, carnitas, or avocado. Add shrimp – 1.99

 

Fajita Tostada
9.99
A flour shell filled with shredded lettuce and your choice of chicken, carnitas, or steak. Topped with Caesar or ranch dressing with veggies, sour cream, Pico de Gallo and guacamole.

Mexican Caesar Wrap
Chicken 8.49
Steak 8.99
Shrimp 9.99
Flour tortilla filled with Caesar dressing, lettuce, mayo, avocado, cheese, and Pico de Gallo. Served with Caesar salad or fries.

Grilled Mexican Caesar Salad
Chicken 8.49
Steak 9.99
Shrimp 10.00
Fresh romaine lettuce tossed with our signature cilantro dressing. Topped with jack cheese, Pico de Gallo, roasted pepitas, and crispy tortilla strips.

Saltillo Sizzling Salad
11.99
Sizzling grilled chicken or steak on a skillet. Tossed table-side with grilled veggies, cheese, Pico de Gallo, avocado, pepitas, and crispy tortilla strips with our house made vinaigrette. Add shrimp – 1.99

Chicken Tropical Salad
9.99
Romaine lettuce, fruit relish, cojita cheese, Pico de Gallo, pepitas, and crispy tortilla strips tossed with our house made vinaigrette.

Add Tortilla Soup or Salad 2.99

Chicken or Beef Flautas
9.50
Add shrimp – 1.99

Spicy Green Flautas
9.50
Filled with chicken, cheese, Pico de Gallo, and topped with spicy green sauce.

Chicken or Beef Taquitos Rancheros
8.99
Corn tortillas filled with chicken or beef, cheese, sour cream, and guacamole.

Crispy Vayarta Flautas
9.99
Filled with chicken, jack cheese, tomatillo sauce, and pico de gallo. Served with lettuce, rice, sour cream, corn bread, fruit salad, cotija cheese on top and frijoles de la olla.

All Fajitas are served with grilled veggies, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, rice, and beans.
Add Tortilla Soup or Salad 2.99

Papas Fajitas
12.99
Steak, chicken, and shrimp.

Grilled Steak Fajitas
11.99

Grilled Chicken Breast Fajitas
11.99

Shrimp Fajitas
12.99

Carnitas Fajitas
11.99

Zacatecas Spicy Fajitas (Picante)
12.99
Shrimp, steak, chicken, chipotle peppers or jalapenos.

Adovada Fajitas
11.99

Fajitas Poblanas
11.99
Chicken.

Veggies Fajitas
10.99

Flaming Fish Fajitas
12.99

Don Jimador Fajitas
13.99
Steak, chicken, shrimp, and fish.

Special Molcajete Fajitas
Chicken or Steak 11.99
Shrimp or Fish 12.99
Served with special Molcajete sauce.

Jalapeno Bacon Fajitas (From Jerez Zacatecas)
Chicken or Steak 12.99
Shrimp or Fish 13.99

Fajitas For Two
Grilled Chicken Fajitas 20.99
Grilled Carnita Fajitas 20.99
Grilled Steak Fajitas 21.99
Grilled Shrimp Fajitas 22.99
Papas Fajitas 22.99
Don Jimador Fajitas 24.99
Veggie Fajitas 20.99
Jalapeno Bacon Fajitas 24.99

Add Tortilla Soup or Salad 2.99

Grilled Potato Tacos
7.99

Mexico City Tacos
9.99
Served in flour tortillas with Pico de Gallo, chipotle sauce, olla beans. 1 each chicken, steak, and carnitas.

Grilled Fajitas Tacos
8.99
Chicken and steak with grilled veggies in flour tortillas.

Grilled Soft Tacos
9.99
Three soft tacos. Flour tortillas, Pico de Gallo, fire sauce, melted cheese. One carnitas, one steak, and one chicken. Served with rice and olla beans.

Avocado Tacos
8.99
Served in flour tortillas, lettuce, cheese, Pico de Gallo, Caesar dressing. Rice and beans or Caesar salad.

Chicken Sonora Tacos
8.99
Two flour tortillas filled with breaded chicken, Pico de Gallo, cheese, lettuce, jalapeno mayo, Caesar dressing. Served with rice and frijoles de la olla.

Taco Grande
8.99
Marinated chicken, cheese, Pico de Gallo, jalapeno mayo, ranch, and Caesar dressing. Served with French fries or Caesar salad. Add shrimp – 1.99

Ground Beef Tacos
7.99

Shredded Beef Tacos
8.49

Adovada Tacos
8.49

Carnitas Tacos
8.49

Baja Fish Tacos
9.49

Shrimp Tacos
9.49

Charbroiled Pollo Tacos
8.49

Charbroiled Azada Tacos
8.99

Served in soft corn tortillas with Pico de Gallo and rice and beans, or Caesar salad.

All are served with choice of rice and beans or Caesar salad
Add Tortilla Soup or Salad 2.99

Camarones Veracruz
11.99
Shrimp cooked with our homemade Veracruz sauce and veggies.

Camarones Empanizados
11.99
Breaded shrimp served with frijoles de la olla, rice, sliced onions, and fresh avocado.

Camarones Rancheros
11.99

Camarones A La Diabla
11.99
Shrimp covered in our homemade red chipotle sauce and Pico de Gallo.

Camarones Al Mojo De Ajo
11.99
Shrimp served with garlic sauce and chopped veggies.

Camarones Flores
12.99
Shrimp wrapped in bacon cooked to perfection in a bed of rice. Served with veggies and frijoles de la olla.

Aguachiles
12.99
One dozen raw shrimp in lime juice of cooked lime, red onions, and cucumbers.

 

 

 

All house specialties come with rice, beans, and small salad
Add Tortilla Soup or Salad 2.99

Tilapia Mojo De Ajo
11.99
Grilled and served with fresh sauce with chopped veggies.

A La Diabla
11.99
Grilled and served in our homemade red chipotle sauce and Pico de Gallo.

Veracruz
11.99
Grilled and served with our homemade Veracruz sauce and veggies.

Pescado Empanizado
11.99
Served with frijoles de la olla and rice, sliced onions, and fresh avocado.

Pescado Fresco Sautéed
11.99
Sautéed corn, poblano peppers, molcajete sauce, tortilla chips, cotija cheese, rice, and frijoles de la olla.

Fresh Salmon
11.99
Grilled salmon, sautéed spinach, mushrooms, yellow squash, fruit relish, cotija cheese, and our homemade mango sauce. Served with rice and black beans.

All house specialties come with rice, beans, and small salad
Add Tortilla Soup or Salad 2.99

Plato Con Chile Verde
9.99
Chunks of pork in green sauce.

Plato Con Chile Rojo
9.99
Chunks of beef in red sauce.

Tampiquena Steak
10.99
Served with our homemade sauce, cheese, and sour cream.

Carne Azada Con Papas
10.99

Azada Encebollada
10.99
Steak with grilled onions, tomatoes, and cheese.

Carne Adovada
9.99
Pork loin marinated in red sauce.

Carne Azada Con Camarones
11.99
Steak and shrimp.

Carne Azada Combo
10.99
Steak served with cheese enchilada.

Arroz Con Pollo
9.99
Charbroiled chicken topped with ranchera sauce and cheese. Add shrimp – 1.99

Pollo Veracruz
9.99
Charbroiled chicken served with veggies and Veracruz sauce.

Carnitas
9.99
Grilled pork and grilled veggies.

Chicken Or Steak Milanesa
Breaded Chicken 9.99
Steak 10.99
Served with cheese on top.

Charbroiled Chicken With Shrimp
11.99
Served with sour cream, grilled veggies, and red sauce on top.

Steak Ranchero
10.99
Served with grilled onions and tomatoes. Spicy or picante by request only.

Carnes Con Salsa De Molcajetes
11.99
A traditional Mexican plate served with molcajete sauce, rice, beans, and Pico de Gallo. Topped with your choice of meat: beef, chicken, carnitas (pork), adovada, or steak. Add shrimp – 1.99

Spicy Cream Chicken or Steak
Chicken 11.99
Steak 12.99
Sautéed grilled veggies served in a cast iron skillet. Accompanies by refried beans and rice with fresh lettuce, sour cream, and guacamole.

Pollo Adovado al Carbon
10.99
Served with our homemade adobo sauce.

Chilakiles Jerez Chicken or Steak
Chicken 9.99
Steak 10.99
Sautéed with fire roasted Zacatecas sauce and sour cream.

9oz Robeye Con Hongos
12.99
Fabulous tender cut, topped with sautéed mushrooms and melted jack cheese served with frijoles de la olla and Caesar salad.

Pollo Poblano
9.99
Served with sautéed fresh chicken and melted jack cheese, with fire Poblana salsa with rice and frijoles de la olla.

Pollo Campero
10.50
Grilled chicken breast, spinach, mushrooms, Pico de Gallo, lettuce, Caesar dressing, and cheese sauce. Served with frijoles de la olla and rice.

Carne Azada
10.99
Steak served with rice and beans.

Sopes
9.99
Two masa bowls with your choice of steak, chicken, or carnitas. Served with lettuce, cheese, Pico de Gallo, guacamole, and sour cream.

Choripollo
9.99
Grilled onions, chorizo and chicken, with cheese and ranchera sauce on top. Served with rice and beans.

Huevos Rancheros
8.99
Spicy green sauce, Pico de Gallo, rice, and beans.

Pollo Bowl
9.99
Grilled chicken breast on rice, black beans, fruit relish, cotija cheese, and avocado.

Brochetas
10.99
Grilled chicken and steak “kabobs” with red and green bell peppers, onions, and zucchini.

Tamales De Casa
8.99
Beef with guajiilo chile sauce and chicken with roasted tomatillo sauce in fresh, stone ground corn masa handmade all day. Served with frijoles de la olla and rice.

Combo Mexicano
9.99
A crispy corn sope topped with chicken, carnitas, lettuce, jack cheese, Pico de Gallo, a molcajete salsa, and sour cream. Also served with a chicken enchilada blanca, refried beans, and rice.

Combo Del Mar
11.99
Shrimp Mazatlan enchilada and a fresh tilapia soft taco. Served with frijoles de la olla and rice.

El Que Pasa Steak
13.99
Delicious RIBEYE steak charbroiled to your taste and served with a cheese enchilada with steam veggies and frijoles de la olla.

Pollo Fresco
9.99
Grilled chicken breast, sautéed corn, yellow squash, zucchini, pasilla chillies, red peppers, Pico de Gallo, crispy tortilla strips, cotija cheese, and fruit relish. Served with frijoles de la olla.

Add Tortilla Soup or Salad 2.99

Spicy Green Enchiladas
7.99
Filled with cheese, topped with green sauce, sour cream, and guacamole.

Enchiladas Rancheras (Cheese)
7.99
Served with guacamole and sour cream.

Enchiladas Mexicanas
8.99
Filled with shredded beef or ground beef, cheese, and Pico de Gallo. Served with guacamole, sour cream, rice, and beans.

Azada Enchiladas
9.99
Steak, Pico de Gallo, cheese, guacamole, and sour cream.

Charbroiled Chicken Enchiladas
8.99
Chicken, Pico de Gallo, cheese, guacamole, and sour cream.

Shrimp Enchiladas
9.99
Shrimp, Pico de Gallo, cheese, guacamole, and sour cream.

Sizzling Enchiladas
10.99
Served sizzling on a skilled. One chicken, one steak, and one cheese. Includes tomatillo sauce and jack cheese served with fresh guacamole, frijoles de la olla, and rice.

Spinach Enchiladas
8.99
Sautéed fresh spinach, Pico de Gallo, melted jack cheese, and fire roasted tomatillo sauce. Served with frijoles de la olla, rice, and guacamole.

Shrimp Mazatlan Enchiladas
10.99
Sautéed shrimp, tomatoes, onions, roasted milk chiles, and jack cheese with fire roasted tomatillo sauce. Served with fresh frijoles de la olla, rice, guacamole, and sour cream on top.

Enchiladas Poblanos
8.99
Sautéed fresh chicken, Pico de Gallo, melted jack cheese, and fire poblano sauce. Served with rice, frijoles de la olla, and sour cream.

Enchiladas Marias
8.49
Fresh sautéed onions, mushrooms, tomato, jack cheese, and fire roasted tomatillo sauce. Served with frijoles de la olla, rice, and guacamole.

Vegetarian Enchiladas
8.49
Sautéed corn, yellow squash, zucchini, pasilla chiles, chard, red bell peppers, Pico de Gallo, and melted jack cheese. Served with frijoles de la olla and rice.

Chicken Enchiladas Blancas
Filled with grilled chicken, cheese, and Pico de Gallo. Topped with cheese sauce and fruit relish. Served with rice and beans.

Chicken and Sour Cream Enchiladas
8.99
Tender chicken simmered and smothers in a savory sour cream sauce with melted jack cheese sauce. Served with sour cream, corn bread, rice, and beans.

 

 

 

Chile Verde Burrito
8.99
Filled with tender grilled pork.

Chile Rojo Burrito
8.99
Shredded beef and special homemade red chile de arbol sauce.

Shredded Beef Burrito
8.49
Flour tortilla filled with shredded beef, cheese, Pico de Gallo, and beans. Topped with red sauce and sour cream with rice on the side.

Azada Burrito
8.99
Charbroiled steak filled with beans, cheese, Pico de Gallo, topped with red sauce and sour cream with rice on the side.

Charbroiled Chicken Burrito
8.99
Filled with chicken breast, beans, cheese, and Pico de Gallo. Topped with red sauce and sour cream with rice on the side.

Vegetarian Burrito
8.49
Filled with grilled veggies, potatoes, beans, and Pico de Gallo .Topped with red sauce, cheese, and sour cream with rice on the side.

Papas bean Burrito
6.99
Filled with potatoes, beans, and cheese. Topped with red sauce with rice on the side.

Bean and Cheese Burrito
6.99
Topped with red sauce with rice on the side.

Carnitas Burrito
8.99
Filled with carnitas, Pico de Gallo, beans, and cheese. Topped with red sauce and sour cream with rice on the side.

Adovada Burrito
8.99
Filled with grilled pork rubbed with spicy chile de arbol adobo, beans, cheese, and Pico de Gallo. Topped with red sauce and sour cream with rice on the side.

Avocado Burrito
8.99
Filled with fresh avocado, beans, cheese, and Pico de Gallo. Topped with ranchera sauce and sour cream with rice on the side.

Rellano Burrito
8.99
Filled with poblano pepper, cheese, Pico de Gallo, and frijoles de la olla. Topped with red sauce and sour cream with rice on the side.

Burrito Sonora Light
8.99
Grilled chicken breast, Pico de Gallo, cheese, frijoles de la olla, and tomatillo sauce. Served with Caesar salad.

Picadillo Burrito
10.49
Picadillo refried steak, jack cheese, tomatoes, and olla beans wrapped in a flour tortilla and topped with salsa de molcajete. Served with rice, lettuce, and sour cream.

Fajita Burrito Combo
10.49
Grilled chicken and steak filled with grilled veggies, beans, cheese, and Pico de Gallo. Topped with ranchera sauce with fresh lettuce, sour cream, and rice on the side.

Spanish Burrito
8.99
Filled with fresh spinach, frijoles de la olla, Pico de Gallo, jack cheese, and topped with ranchero salsa. Sour cream and rice on the side.

Burrito Organico
8.99
Sautéed corn, yellow squash, zucchini, pasilla chiles, red bell peppers, Pico de Gallo, melted jack cheese, and fire roasted tomatillo salsa.

Burrito Del Norte
Grilled steak, onions, tomatoes, frijoles de la olla, cheese, Pico de Gallo, guacamole with molcajete sauce, lettuce, and sour cream on top.

Molcajete Burrito
10.49
Choice of chicken, steak, or carnitas. Pico de Gallo, olla beans, cheese, and molcajete sauce on top.

Burrito California
10.49
Chicken or steak filled with poblano pepper, sour cream, Pico de Gallo, cheese, frijoles de la olla, and topped with molcajete sauce.

Burrito Mexicano
11.49
Choice of shrimp or fish, grilled veggies, frijoles de la olla, cheese, avocado, and Pico de Gallo. Cheese and mocajete sauce on top.

Burrito Del Mar
11.99
Shrimp, crab, chicken, cilantro, queso, avocado, and tomato. Topped with sour cream sauce.

Burrito Shrimp
10.49
Filled with grilled shrimp, beans, Pico de Gallo, and cheese. Topped with red sauce, sour cream and rice on the side.

Grilled BBQ Burrito
10.99
Served in a bed of rice on a hot skillet, stuffed with veggies, cheese, Pico de Gallo, rice, and frijoles de la olla, with BBQ sauce on top. Choice of chicken or steak.

Asheville Burrito
9.99
Stuffed with chicken, black beans, rice, Pico de Gallo, cheese, guacamole, and sour cream. Served dry with Caesar salad or French fries.

Burrito Chorizo
10.99
Filled with homemade sausage, beans, cheese, cilantro, and onions. Topped with sauce, cheese, and sour cream and rice on the side.

 

 

Cheese Dip
3.50

Guacamole
3.75

Rice
2.99

Beans
2.75

Side of Sour Cream
2.25

Side of Shredded Cheese
1.75

Taco – Steak, Chicken, Adovada, Carnitas, or Beef
2.50

Taco – Shrimp or Fish
2.75

Enchilada – Cheese, Beef, Chicken, or Steak
2.50

Enchilada Camaron
2.75

Chile Relleno Cheese
2.99

Spinach Dip
3.99

Tamales – Beef or Chicken
2.99

Corn Bread
2.75

Our Famous Tortas
9.49
Tortas are filled with beans, cheese, jalapeno mayo, guacamole, Pico de Gallo, lettuce, and sour cream. Rice and beans or French fries are served on the side. Your choice of chicken milanesa (steak or chicken) carnitas, beef, or adovada. Add shrimp – 1.99

Mexi Burger
8.49
Grilled onions, jack cheese, tomato, avocado, jalapeno mayo, and lettuce. Served with French fries.

 

Chicken, Steak, Carnitas, or Beef
8.99
Filled with beans, cheese, Pico de Gallo, and are deep fried. Topped with salsa and cheese, served with sour cream and rice on the side.

Shrimp or Fish
10.49
Filled with beans, cheese, Pico de Gallo, and are deep fried. Topped with salsa and cheese, served with sour cream and rice on the side.

 

Seafood Chimichangas
11.99
Grilled shrimp and fish with veggies and cheese. Served with olla beans and rice on the side.

Fajitas Chimichangas
9.99
With Shrimp 10.99
Deep fried flour tortilla filled with your choice of steak or chicken breast. Served with side of rice and beans. Topped with homemade cheese sauce.

All are served with rice, beans, and corn cake
Any modifications add 1.00 extra

Cheese Enchilada
5.99

Beef Taco
5.99

Chile Relleno
5.99

Beef Tamale
5.99

Two Cheese Enchiladas
6.99

Two Beef Tacos
7.99

Cheese Enchilada and Taco
7.99

Two Beef Taquitos, Cheese Enchilada, and Chile Relleno
9.99

 

Two Cheese Enchilada and Beef Taco
9.99

Cheese Enchilada, Tamale, and Taco
9.99

Two Beef Taquitos, Two Enchiladas
9.99

Two Enchiladas and a Chile Relleno
9.99

Macho Mexicano, one Cheese Enchilada, Beef Taco, Poblano Pepper, and two Hard Shell Taquitos
10.99

Chalupas, two Hard Shell Tortillas, Chicken or Steak
7.99
With lettuce, sour cream, Pico de Gallo, guacamole, and cheese.

Cheese Enchilada, Chile Relleno
8.99

Hard Shell Taco, Beef or Chicken, Chile Relleno
8.99

Two Taquitos, Beef or Chicken, and a Chile Delleno
8.99

Flan
2.99

Deep Fried Ice Cream
2.99

Banana Bar
2.99

Sopapillás
3.50

Churros
1.35

Cheese Cake
3.99

Molten Lava
4.99

 

Soft Drinks
1.55
Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mr. Pibb, Mello Yello, Pink Lemonade

Sweet Tea
1.55

Coffee
1.55

Aguas Frescas Horchata Y Fresa
1.99
Large 3.50

Contact us in Asheville, North Carolina, to join us for dinner. Our menu includes dishes made with fresh flavors for diners throughout the area.