Pacific-Mexican (Pac-Mex) Cuisine
Call 619-223-2100

Food Menu

Appetizers

Nachos

Corn tortilla

Corn tortilla chips

Corn tortilla chips with chimichanga sauce, melted cheese, guac and sour cream.

Mushrooms Guajillo

butter fried mushrooms

Sautéed Mushrooms

Mushrooms sautéed with butter, garlic and dried guajillo (mild) peppers with a lemon wedge.

Guacamole Dip

Our classic Guac made from scratch

Crispy Quesadilla

Crispy Quesadilla

Crispy Quesadilla

Open faced flour tortilla, topped with melted cheese and Pico de Gallo.

Salads

Giant Salad in a Crunchy Tortilla Bowl

Add chicken, avoacado, steak or shrimp for extra charge.

Soups

Tortilla

Tortilla Soup

Classic Tortilla soup

Classic Tortilla soup with melted cheese and avocado cubes, topped with tortilla strips.

Combos

Carlos Combo: One Taco and Enchilada

Any style with side of guac and chips. Includes Fountain Drink. Reposado- Add Shredded Chicken, Shredded beef, or cheese. Anejo- Add Shrimp, Carne Asada, or Pollo Asado (grilled chicken). Sub in a Chile Relleno for extra charge.

Fajita

All of our Fajitas are prepared from scratch and served on a sizzling plate.

Steak

Juicy marinated Carne Asada steak strips.

Chicken

Chicken Fajita

Chicken Fajita

Pollo Asado, or marinated chicken breast strips.

Carnitas

Carnitas

Vegetarian

Green and red bell peppers, onions, zuchinni and carrots.

Vegetarian Fajita

Green and red bell peppers, onions, zucchini and carrots.

Shrimp

Shrimp.

Carne Asada

Steak

thin cut steak cheese enchilada guac rice beans

Thin cut steak served with cheese enchilada, guac, rice and beans and choice of tortilla

Thin cut steak served with cheese enchilada, guac, rice and beans and choice of tortilla.

Burrito

Carne Asada Burrito with grilled onions and ortega chiles, with guacamole.

Entrée

Carnitas

Slow cooked tender pork

Chile Verde

Chile Verde

Carnitas homemade spicy and tangy Verde Sauce

Our Carnitas cooked with homemade spicy and tangy Verde Sauce.

Chimichanga

Deep fried burrito- choice of beef or chicken.

Enchilada Suizas

Swiss Style chicken enchiladas with verde sauce and cheese.

Dessert

Homemade Flan

Custard flan

creamy custard with caramel

creamy custard with caramel.

Vanilla Ice

Vanilla ice cream with a tortilla and cinnamon shell, topped with whipped cream, chocolate fudge and a maraschino cherry.

Appetizers

Kara-age Fish with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Japanese style battered fried fish with a creamy Chipotle sauce.

Kara-age Chicken with Donne Dipping Sauce

Crispy battered chicken with Tio Chino spicy aioli.

Empanadas

Flaky Achiote corn crust stuffed with savory chicken and rice filling.

Kelaguen

Choice of chicken or shrimp ceviche with green onions, shredded coconut, and hot peppers. Served with sweet flour titiyas.

Teriyaki Carnitas Quesadillas with Roasted Corn

Tender shredded pork with a mildly sweet teriyaki sauce w/ traditional fixings

Teri-Carnitas Fries

Shoestring fries tossed in furikake, topped with our Teri-Carnitas, cheese and roasted corn. Served with Guac.

Soups

Coconut Chicken Corn Chowder

Creamy chicken and corn chowder with coconut milk added for extra richness.

Small Bites

Kalbi Braised Beef Tacos

Korean style Braised Beef taco topped with kimchi salad, topped with pickled green papaya and cilantro.

Kara-age Fish Tacos

Japanese style fried fish tacos with sesame slaw and pickled carrots, with cilantro sauce.

Kelaguen Taquitos

Lemon and coconut chicken kelaguen, deep fried as a rolled taco. Served with guac, with a side of pickled carrots.

Picoso Tacos

Four steak mini-tacos with our hand-butchered carne asada with spicy dinanche (pepper paste), soy, onions and garlic. Topped with lettuce, Pico and Cotija cheese.

Big Bites

Kalbi Braised Short Ribs Entre

Served with wasabi mash served seasonal vegetables.

Kara-age Chicken Dinner

Japanese-style fried chicken with two sides- we suggest Chamorro Red rice and grilled veggies, or potato salad.

Kelaguen Duo

Chicken and Shrimp Kelaguen with sweet four titiyas and Chamorro red rice.

Tio Chino Burger

Giant 1/2 lb Certified Angus Beef burger with cheese, bacon and over-easy egg. Served with Furikake Fries (fries with Japanese sesame seasoning). Add Avocado for $1.50 more.

Soy and Ginger Bistek Penne

Penne pasta tossed in a signature beef bistek sauce (soy and ginger cream sauce) topped with steak and Cotija cheese. Served with a half order of Titiyas (coconut flat bread)

Dessert

Papaya and Pineapple Cobbler

Nut crust and served with vanilla ice cream

Banana Andagi

Okinawan-style Banana Fritters, topped with vanilla  icecream

Kalua Flan

Classic vanilla flan made with Kalua liqueur topped w/ whip cream

Fried Ice Cream

Classic vanilla ice cream with a crunchy shell, topped w/ whip cream, chocolate and a cherry.

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Address

Tio Chino Restaurant
3334 Rosecrans Street
San Diego
CA 92110
USA
Phone: 619-223-2100/ 619-223-2109

Hours of Operation:
CLOSED ON MONDAYS

TUESDAY to THURSDAY: 11AM to 9PM

FRIDAY to SUNDAY: 11AM to 10PM

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