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 Sunday
4:00 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.
Guacamole house made guacamole with fresh tortilla chips
Salsa Sampler Four chili-based spicy salsas culled from the 18 + house salsas
Elote Corn on the cob with mayo, queso fresco, and chili powder
Trio of Salsas
Pico de Gallo
Camarones a la Diabla Sautéed shrimps in Piky-lux spicy salsa
Camarones a la Rubinsky Shrimps stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon
Ensalada de Agave Mixed greens with goat cheese, mexican cactus, tomato, & crispy sweet potato flakes in the housemade Agave dressing
Vegetales al Aceite de Oregano Grilled veggies sautéed with garlic and herbs
Doña Licha Vegetable soup with cactus, mushrooms, and corn kernel (veg)
Caldo de Pollo Xochitl House special chicken soup
LA REPUBLICA served on choice of 2 crispy tostadas or 2 soft tacos
Tabasqueño Shrimps sautéed in house salsa, melted cheese, and parsley
Moreliano Marinaded Pork with chile ancho adobo, refried beans, lettuce , and tomato
Teposteco Mushrooms & spinach over tomato sauce with cheese, lettuce, tomato (veg)
Oaxaqueño Chorizo with melted cheese, red salsa, lettuce, tomato & crema fresca
Colimeño Filet Mignon with melted cheese & green tomatillo salsa, lettuce, and spicy pickled onions
Pulpo Borracho Octopus with drunken salsa, tomato, onion, and avocado
Tumbada Mexican rice with mixed seafood in a cilantro butter
Champotón Zucchini log topped with corn, carrot, potato, mushroom, and angel hair pasta in a tomato salsa and a side of rice and refried beans (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, sautéed green pepper and onions, house with Chimichurri, & flour tortilla
La Mission Fish filet with jalapeño-cilantro mayo dressing, pico de gallo, flour tortilla, & side salad
Califa Royal Taco Angus rib eye on corn tortillas with house salsa on the side
Shrimp Tacos Three shrimp tacos sautéed in house salsa, cheese, and parsley
Pork Rib Tacos Three pork rib tacos on the bone in house salsa, onion, cilantro, and guacamole
Chicken Orange Molé Taquitos Four mini chicken tacos with house Orange Molé salsa, onion, cilantro,
cheese, and house chechare salsa on the side
Torta de Pulpo “BLT” Octopus sandwich with bacon, avocado, refried beans, tomato, onion, & peppers
Pasta ‘‘Fideo’’ Mexican Angel hair pasta with tomato sauce, ancho chile butter, cilantro, chile
ancho flakes, queso fresco, and crema fresca, (veg)
S I D E S
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
Medoc, Chateau Bourbon La Chapelle, 2009, Bordeaux, France
Rioja, Beronia Gran Reserva, 2005, Rioja, Spain
Tannat, Quara, 2010, Valle de Cafayate, Argentina
Ask waiter for current selection Small $3 Large $6
Estrella Dam (Spain)
Imperial (Costa Rica)
Carta Blanca (Mexico)
Presidente (Republica Dominicana)
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace (NYC) 25.4 oz
Red Stripe (Jamaica)
Coke, Diet Coke
Natural Fresh Water (pineapple, strawberry and mango)
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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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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.