Menu for Americas Restaurant Latin Cuisine for Fine Dining in River Oaks area of Houston

Americas Restaurant
New World Latin Cuisine
2040 West Gray, Ste 200
Houston, Texas 77019
Phone: 832.200.1492
Fax: 832.200.2463

Relleno at Americas Restaurant!

 

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Americas, Ceviche, Delirio de Chocolate at Americas Restaurant!
Hours:
LUNCH: Mon-Fri 11am - 4pm
Sat 12pm - 4-m
DINNER: Mon-Thurs 4pm - 10pm
Fri-Sat 4pm - 11pm
Sun 3pm - 9pm
BRUNCH: Sun 10:30am - 3pm
Wine List
Enjoy our monthly wine dinners!
Full Service "Bar 1492"
Private Dining:
Featuring the Corazon, a semi-private room, and the Alegrias, a private room, Americas is ready to make your next special event an unforgettable experience!  For more information, click here!
Catering Available:

At your home or ours, we are delighted to provide you with attention to detail, impeccable service, flawless presentation and the unique Cord˙a flavors.

Happy Hour:
Mon-Fri: 4 - 7 pm
Children's Menu
Valet Parking & Self Garage Parking available.
Payment:

All Major Credit Cards


salads
 

CRAB CAPRICHOSA SALAD

fresh tomato & mozzarella, avocado, lump crab salad 14

ORGANIC QUINOA SALAD

grilled chicken, red pepper, tomato, green onion, candied tropical fruit, mixed greens, lime-herb vinaigrette 14

DESIGN YOUR OWN SALAD

ask for the salad card, then select from a variety of fresh ingredients to customize your own lunch entree salad 12

 

Enjoy a unique adventure into Latin America!



lunch specials
available monday-friday until 4pm
served with house salad or soup of the day

 

DESIGN YOUR OWN SALAD

ask for the salad card, then select from a variety of fresh ingredients to customize your own lunch entree salad 12

THE CHURRASCO

"Voted Esquire Magazine's Top 20 Steaks in America"
Our signature, center cut certified angus beef tenderloin, seasoned with chimichurri & chargrilled served with crispy yuca cake, pickled onions & bearnaise sauce
6 oz 29  ...  8 oz 35  ...  10 oz 40  ...  12 oz 45  ...  16 oz 62

AMAZON BURGER 
bacon, avocado, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickled onion, smoked mustard, jalapeno aioli on a sweet sourdough bun 13
POLLO ENCAMISADO

plantain crusted chicken, seared panela cheese, black bean sauce, crema fresca 16

POLLO AHUACATL
grilled chicken breast with organic quinoa, grilled asparagus, avocado sauce 15
CRISPY PORK CARNITAS
slow roasted pork, achiote shrimp, mole, arroz con rajas 21
SHRIMP TALLARINES
corn tortilla "fettuccine" in lobster sauce with achiote grilled jumbo shrimp, corn smoked crab fingers 14
PARRILLADA MIXTA
mixed grill of chimichurri beef tenderloin, chicken, achiote grilled shirmp, basmati rice 19 
PUNTAS Y MAR 
grilled beef tenderloin, shrimp, stilton sauce 20
SALMON CALIENTE

grilled atlantic salmon, shrimp ceviche beurre blanc, pico de gallo & fire roasted tortilla crisp 25

SWORDFISH CHURRASCO

grilled swordfish, ajillo shrimp, tomato concasse, quinotto 28

ARROZ PAELLA

grilled market catch, chorizo, shrimp, mussel, calamari, saffron rice 25


 

Americas lunch trio 19

 

choice of:
SOUP OF THE DAY or MIXED GREENS SALAD


choice of:

POLLO ACHIOTE

achiote grilled chicken, avocado sauce, salsa fresca

PAN SEARED TILAPIA

potato puree, crispy leeks, caper lemon butter sauce

BACON WRAPPED FILET & SHRIMP BROCHETTE

grilled beef tenderloin, onion, poblano, ajillo rice
 

TRES LECHES, COCOA TART, CAPPUCCINO or ESPRESSO

 

 

Cozy booths accomodate small parties Enjoy our fine wines! Any size party is welcome at Americas

 

DINNER


ceviches

AHI TUNA
tuna carpaccio with crunchy jicama, fresh jalapeno, cilantro, honey roasted peanuts, sweet onion crisps, toasted sesame seeds, citrus ponzu & hoisin sauce 13
SALMON
fresh salmon belly, smoked salmon, pineapple, jalapeno, toasted sesame, cilantro, red onion, frsh red pepper, fresh key lime, toasted sesame oil 12 
CRAB & SHRIMP
sweet jumbo lump crab meat & gulf shrimp with fresh lime, garlic onion, shrimp broth & tossed with peeled grape tomato, avocado, jalapeno, red onion 13 
MIXTO 
peruvian style ceviche of fresh market catch & guld shrimp, avocado, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro, served in a carved pineapple 15

FLIGHT OF ALL FOUR CEVICHES 22
 

 

taquitos

SOFTSHELL CRAWFISH
crispy fried louisiana softshell crawfish, hoisin sauce, angel hair slaw, jalapeno aioli, toasted sesame, cilantro & avocado 11
BACON WRAPPED QUAIL 
boneless bacon wrapped breast of quail, stuffed with grilled mushroom, basil, panela cheese, red pepper & hearts of romaine with bearnaise 12
PLANTAIN CRUSTED SHRIMP 
crunchy fried gulf shrimp, cilantro cream slaw, pico de gallo & fresh avocado 9
BEEF SHORT TRIBS
slow roasted beef short rib, black bean refritos, queso fresco, malted peppered onions, crispy tempura mushrooms 10

TAQUITO TRAY OF ALL FOUR 18
 

platitos

EMPANADAS 14
flaky golden-brown savory latin pastries
BEEF seared beef, caramelized onions, cumin, malbec-soaked raisins, roasted pepper & olives  
CHICKEN  pulled roasted chicken, creamed sherry basil, candied pecans
CHORIZO  chorizo, beans, cotija cheese, mild jalapenos & onions
SPINACH  baby spinach & queso fresco with roasted garlic, onion & roasted red peppers

POTATO CRUSTED CALAMARI
potato crusted tender fingerlings of calamari with roasted tomato salsa & jalapeno remoulade 11

PULLED PORK YUQUITAS
puffed light yuca cakes, pulled pork, black beans refritos, marinated pickled onion & angel hair cabbage slaw & queso fresco 12
LOBSTER CORNDOGS
adult carnival treat - shrimp & Lobster fried in a sweet corn batter with a corn poblano dipping sauce 12
ANGEL WINGS
ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero-papaya sauce & blue cheese 11
SMOKED LAMB LOLLICHOPS
grilled smoked baby lamb chops, panca chili marinade, yuca fries 18
CORN SMOKED CRAB FINGERS
with red pepper, jalapenos, scallions, lemon butter & crispy yuca cake  mkt/seasonal

 


sopas & ensaladas

CRAB CAPRICHOSA SALAD 
jumbo lump crab salad over peeled tomatoes marinated with basil, garlic & olive oil, fresh mozzarella, avocado, grilled chimichurri cheese bread 14
ORGANIC QUINOA SALAD 
grilled chicken breast, roasted red pepper, tomato, green onion, papaya & pineapple, mixed greens, citrus-herb vinaigrette 14
MIXED GREENS SALAD
mesclun greens and heart of romaine, manchego cheese, house herbed crostini, cilantro dressing 8 
CAESAR SALAD
whole heart of romaine, parmesan & garlic herb crostini, caesar dressing 9
CUBANA SOUP
black bean soup with smoked ham, onion-relish & provolone cheese served in a toasted sourdough bread boule 11
CHUPE DE LANGOSTA
peruvian lobster bisque, with fresh lobster, shrimp, crabmeat & smoked crab fingers, corn choyote squash & smoked panela cheese 14

 

 

entrees

 

THE CHURRASCO

"Voted Esquire Magazine's Top 20 Steaks in America"
our signature, center cut certified angus beef tenderloin, seasoned with chimichurri & chargrilled served with crispy yuca cake, pickled onions & bearnaise sauce
8 oz 35  ...  10 oz 40  ...  12 oz 45  ...  16 oz 62
POLLO ENCAMISADO

plantain crusted chicken, roasted tomato, seared panela cheese & puree of spicy-smokey black bean sauce, crema fresca 22
POLLO RELLENO
achiote rubbed pork tenderloin stuffed with cilantro tomalito, topped with jumbo lump crabmeat, jumbo shrimp, roasted tomato, avocado, habanero beurre blanc 26

POLLO AHUACATL
grilled chicken breast with organic quinoa, grilled asparagus, avocado sauce 21
ASADO DE TIRA
beef short rib cooked and grilled medium rare, roasted beets, mashed potato, malbec reduction 31
CRISPY PORK CARNITAS
succulent slow roasted pork, achiote grilled shrimp, mole, arroz con rajas 24
LAMB CHURRASCO & CHOPS
tender grilled lamb loin, lamb chops, chimichurri, roasted maduras, pickled onion, bearnaise sauce 46
PARRILLADA
grilled beef tenderloin churrasco, lamb chops, crispy pork carnitas, argentine sausage, yuca cake 45
SHRIMP TALLARINES
corn tortilla "fettuccine" in lobster sauce with achiote grilled jumbo shrimp, corn smoked crab fingers 24
SCALLOP & SHORT RIB
seared diver scallop a la plancha over grilled beef short rib, bearnaise, malbed reduction 32
PARGO AMERICAS
corn crusted snapper, achiote grilled shrimp, citrus scented crema fresca 32

CHILENO

pan roasted sea bass over polenta spoonbread, sauteed spinach, habanero beurre blanc  mkt/seasonal
SALMON CALIENTE

grilled atlantic salmon, warm shrimp ceviche beurre blanc, pico de gallo, fire roasted tortilla crisps 26

SWORDFISH CHURRASCO

grilled swordfish with grilled shrimp, tomato concasse, creamed spinach quinotto 32

ARROZ PAELLA

grilled market catch, chorizo, shrimp, scallop, mussel, calamari, saffron rice 35
 

 

The unique multi-level setting at Americas Enjoy a cozy booth! Let Americas host your special event!

 


accompaniments


Grilled Lobster Tail Al Ajillo 15
Jumbo Lump Crab 11

Shrimp Al Ajillo 7
Achiote Grilled Shrimp 7
Plantain Crusted Shrimp 7
Yuca Fries 7
Grilled Asparagus 6
Chiles & Cebollas 6
Mashed Potato 6
Twice Baked Potato Gratin 7



desserts 8


THE ORIGINAL TRES LECHES 
our tres leches cake is soaked in sweet vanilla laced cream then topped with a decadent maeringue italiano
DELIRIO DE CHOCOLATE
chocolate truffle cake, chocolate mousse, chocolate ganache
CREMA CATALANA
vanilla creme brulee, shortbread, berries
COCOA TART
richly intense gianduja fudge, chocolate ganache, coconut ice cream
BESAME MUCHO 
alfamores, miniature melt-in-your-mouth dulce de leche cooked sandwiches
TEQUILA BREAD PUDDING 
toffee, tequila, caramel, cinnamon ice cream

WHOLE TRES LECHES CAKE 
available for take out with 24 hours advance notice (served 6 to 8)  30
 


Menu Items and Prices Subject to Change Without Notice


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