Cantina Royal serves up Executive Chef Julio MM’s unique vision of Mexican Cuisine. Inspired by traditional Cantinas in Mexico City, this simple yet bold food is made only with the freshest ingredients and an artist’s touch. The complex and well-balanced flavor combinations are reflected in the eclectic industrial yet cozy design of the restaurant and bar. Owned by Mexicans, run by Mexicans, and cooked by Mexicans.
The best kept secret in Williamsburg. Stay awhile.
Monday to Friday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday to Sunday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Cantina Royal, 58 North 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249
PHONE (347) 763-2938
Like my mother always says, don't say you don't like it if you haven't tried it.
TRADITIONAL LIGHT FARE
Guacamole house made guacamole with fresh tortilla chips Elote Corn on the cob with mayo, queso fresco, and chili powder Salsa Sampler Four chili-based spicy salsas culled from the 18 + house salsas Try with a Tequila Blanco as a perfect palette cleanser between salsas Trio of Salsas Three mild vegetable salsas
Pico de Gallo
Ensalada de Agave Mixed greens with goat cheese, mexican cactus, tomato, & crispy sweet potato !akes in the
housemade Agave dressing Vegetales al Aceite de Oregano Grilled veggies sautéed with garlic and herbs
THE SOUPS Doña Licha Vegetable soup with cactus, mushrooms, and corn kernel (veg) Caldo de Pollo Xochitl House special chicken soup
Tabasqueño Shrimps sautéed with house salsa, cheese, tomato, and lettuce Moreliano Marinaded Pork with chile ancho adobo, refried beans, lettuce , and tomato Teposteco Mushrooms & spinach over tomato sauce with cheese, lettuce, tomato, & onion (veg) Oaxaqueño Chorizo with melted cheese, red salsa, & crema fresca Colimeño Filet Mignon with melted cheese & green tomatillo salsa
Tumbada Mexican rice with mixed seafood & a hint of cilantro - Best paired with a Tequila Blanco $16 Champotón Mexican zucchini topped with corn, carrot, potato, mushroom, and
angel hair pasta in a tomato salsa (veg) Mexican Pork Ribs BBQ-XO Pork ribs in Cantina Royal Hennessy XO BBQ sauce and a side of fries Enchiladas de Mole Chocolate Chicken enchiladas in a Mole with Mast Brothers Chocolate and a side of
rice and refried beans
Chistorra Organic sausage from local farms with Jalapeño Chimichurri on a !our tortilla Califa Royal Angus rib eye with handmade corn tortilla & green tomatillo salsa - ADD cheese $1.50 La Mission Fish "let with jalapeño-cilantro mayo dressing, pico de gallo & a !our tortilla Pulpo Borracho Octopus tostada with tamarind drunken sauce Camarones a la Diabla Sautéed shrimps in Piky-lux spicy salsa Camarones a la Rubinsky Shrimps stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon Torta de Pulpo “BLT” Octopus sandwich with bacon, avocado, tomato, onion, & jalapeño peppers Pasta ‘‘Fideo’’ Mexican Angel hair pasta with tomato sauce and ancho chile butter with strong essence
of cilantro, chile ancho !akes, queso fresco, and crema fresca, (veg)
S I D E S Arroz House special rice Frijoles Refritos Refried beans Hand Cut Fries
Sauvignon Blanc, Armador, 2011, Casablanca Valley, Chile
Chardonnay, Vincent JJ Bourgogne Blanc, 2010, Burgundy, France
Bordeaux Blanc, La Fleur du Roi, 2011, France
Pinot Noir, Root: 1, 2010, Casablanca Valley, Chile
Cabernet Sauvignon, Terranoble, 2011, Central Valley, Chile
Shiraz, Taltarni Pyrenees, 2007, Victoria, Australia
Garnacha, Castillo de Monjardin, 2010, Navarra, Spain
Medoc, Chateau Bourbon La Chapelle, 2009, Bordeaux, France
Rioja, Beronia Gran Reserva, 2005, Rioja, Spain
Tannat, Quara, 2010, Valle de Cafayate, Argentina
Glass $8 $9 $9
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Bottle $30 $34 $34
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Ask waiter for current selection Small $3 Large $6
Quilmes (Argentina) Cusqueña (Peru) Imperial (Costa Rica) Sol (Mexico) Presidente (Republica Dominicana) Red Stripe (Jamaica) Estrella Inedit (Spain) 25.4 oz Brooklyn Sorachi Ace (NYC) 25.4 oz
Maldito vino que acabaste con mi padre pero te juro por mi madre que he de acabar contigo...
Cantina Royal offers catering services of both our house specialties and dishes that can be tailored to your tastes and event.
We will make your event an unforgettable experience with our menu and services.
If you are also seeking a location, we offer a private event space that can seat up to 55 people. Contact us today for a quote.
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A tremor in the Force. The last time I felt it was in the presence of my old master
Located in the back room of Cantina Royal is LA SALA, a mutli-use performance and event space with soaring ceilings. Equipped with wall to wall projectors on 3 sides, this is an ideal space for mutlimedia projects. Contact us today for full specs and to reserve your dates.Past events have included weddings, banquets, rehearsal dinners, private parties, concerts, plays, comedy shows, film and music video premieres, films shoots, photo shoots, and aerial performances.
Thank you for contacting LA SALA at C A N T I N A R O Y A L and allowing us the opportunity to review the specifics of your upcoming event. We look forward to providing you with a proposal and working with you to create a great event.
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How to make Mole
Learn how to make Mole from scratch. Mole is the generic name given to a number of chili pepper sauces used in typical Mexican Cuisine Mole Poblano is the most popular of these sauces, and has been called the national dish of Mexico.
Chef Julio MM will take you through the history of Mole and guide you through the over 45 ingredients involved in creating a Mole Poblano.
Then everyone will try out their Mole on an enchiladas meal after class. Includes Margaritas and Beer.