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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Menus:


 

LUNCH


DINNER


Menus also available
but NOT posted here:
Brunch
Executive Lunch
Social Hour
Wine
Private Dining

Americas, Ceviche, Delirio de Chocolate at Americas Restaurant!
Hours:
LUNCH: Mon-Fri 11am - 4pm
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 Macondo Room, Corazon room, and the Alegrias room, Americas is ready to make your next special event an unforgettable experience!  For more information, click here!
Happy Hour:
Mon-Fri: 4 - 7 pm
Children's Menu
Valet Parking & Self Garage Parking available.
Payment:

All Major Credit Cards


    LUNCH    

ENSALADAS 
 

DESIGN YOUR OWN SALAD

ask for the salad card, then select directly from our chef's pantry 11.95

CAESAR SALAD

grilled chicken, heart of romaine, caesar dressing, parmesan,
lemon and garlic herb crostini 12.95

QUINOA LENTIL COBB

grilled chicken, black beluga lentil, quinoa, avocado, bacon,
chopped romaine and poblano mustard vinaigrette 14.95
THE ROSE SPUD

grilled chicken, baby mixed greens, creamy cilantro sauce,
grilled vegetables, pickled onions, queso fresco & crispy
potato 'rose' 14.95
or beef tenderloin 2.00


 

DEL MAR
 

EXQUISITO

pan seared sole, achiote grilled shrimp, tempura mushroom,
pico de gallo, jamine rice 21.95

ACHIOTE SEARED AHI TUNA

cilantro broth, citrus salad, goat cheese 'snow' 19.95

GRILLED MAHI MAHI

black bean & shrimp veloute, fried pickled okra 22.95
WILD SCOTTISH SALMON

grilled salmon, ceviche mixto, grape tomato, avocado and
habanero beurre blanc 25.95

 

DE LA TIERRA
 

POLLO HUANCAINO

pan seared chicken, tagliatelle pasta, huancaina sauce,
mushroom-chorizo ragout, queso fresco 17.95

POLLO BAHIA

grilled chicken breast with tomato, cilantro, heart of palm,
coconut beurre blanc, jasmine rice 17.95

POLLO ENCAMISADO

plantain crusted chicken, roasted tomato, seared panela cheese
and puree of spicy-smokey black bean sauce, crema fresca 17.95
GRILLED CHICKEN BROCHETA

grilled chicken and shrimp with onion and poblano over chorizo
Caribbean rice 17.95

BEEF TENDERLOIN BROCHETA

grilled beef tenderloin and shrimp with onion and poblano over
chorizo Caribbean rice 18.95
FILETE CON HONGOS

grilled beef filet, tempura mushroom, pisco peppercorn sauce
and corn poblano arroz rajas 20.95

LOMO Y MAR

grilled beef filet, achiote shrimp, castelvetrano olives, mascarpone
mashed potatoes, stilton blue cheese sauce 21.95

CARNITAS PIBIL

achiote braised pork shoulder and grilled shrimp with lemon guajillo
sauce, black beans, queso fresco, orange-red onion salad 21.95


 

HAND HELDS
 

AMAZON BURGER

house ground tenderloin burger, bacon, avocado, provolone cheese,
lettuce, tomato, pickled onion, smoked mustard, jalapeno aioli on a
sweet sourdough bun with yuca steak fries 12.95

SANDWICH CUBANO

quajillo braised pork, ham and provolone cheese, house made
pickles, smoked mustard on grilled rustic bread with yuca steak fries 11.95

BEEF TENDERLOIN PEPITO

shaved beef tenderloin confit sandwich, grilled onion and poblano,
black bean refritos, smokted panela cheese on grilled rustic

bread with yuca steak fries and rocoto sauce 14.95
FISH TACOS

three tacos of tempura mahi-mahi, cabbage, rocoto pepper and
pico de gallo with rice, black beans, maduro and yuca 14.95

CARNITAS TACOS

three tacos of quajillo braised pork, avocado mousse, pineapple
pico with rice, black beans, maduro and yuca 11.95

 

MAKE ANY ITEM A LUNCH TRIO

 


1 CHOICE OF SOUP OF THE DAY or MIXED GREENS SALAD

 

2 CHOICE OF ENTREE
 

3 TRES LECHES or ALFAJORES (FOR HERE OR TO GO)
 

Enjoy a unique adventure into Latin America!

 

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

 


    DINNER    


EMPANADAS

BEEF
house ground tenderloin, caramelized onion and rocoto sauce 10.95
CHICKEN
basil and candied pecan with avocado mousse 8.95 
BLACK BEAN AND CHORIZO
yuca dough and creamy cilantro sauce 7.95
QUINOA
ginger, garlic, sesame, sprouts with guava sauce 6.95

CHOICE OF THREE  13.95

 

CEVICHE

AHI TUNA
coconut, crispy onion, peanut, jalapeno, cilantro 15.95
SALMON
pineapple, toasted sesame, cilantro, red onion, rice croquette 12.95
PALOMAR
peruvian blue tilapia, grapefruit leche de tigre, candied grapefruit,
avocado, kalamata 11.95
MIXTO 
peruvian blue tilapia, gulf shrimp, crispy calamari, avocado,
red onion, cilantro, jalapeno 16.95

FLIGHT OF FOUR 24.95
 


TAQUITOS
two 10.95 | three 14.95 | four 18.95

FISH TACOS
mahi-mahi, cabbage, rocoto pepper and pico de gallo
CRISPY SOFTSHELL CRAWFISH
avocado, hoisin, toasted sesame
CARNITAS PIBIL
guajillo braised pork, avocado mousse, pineapple pico
TEXAS QUAIL
bacon, mushroom, romaine, bearnaise, basil
BEEF TENDERLOIN CONFIT
black bean, pickled onion, queso fresco

 
SOPAS & ENSALADS

VUELVE A LA VIDA
bowl 12.95 | cup 8.95

shellfish lime broth with lobster, shrimp & Mussels, grape
tomato, red onion, tarragon and grilled rustic bread
CUBANA
bowl 9.95 | cup 6.95
black bean soup with onion-cilantro relish and provolone cheese
served in a toasted sourdough bread boule
SOPA DEL DIA
8.95 | cup 6.95

CAESAR SALAD
heart of romaine, caesar dressing, parmesan and garlic
herb crostini 9.95
add chicken 4.00
THE ROSE SPUD
baby mixed greens, creamy cilantro sauce, grilled vegetables,
pickled onions, queso fresco and crispy potato 'rose' 10.95
CRAB CAPRICHOSA
jumbo lump crab salad, avocado, marinated tomato, fresh
mozzarella, crisp toasted croissant 16.95

QUINOA & LENTIL COBB
black beluga lentil, quinoa, avocado, bacon chopped romaine &
poblano honey mustard 10.95
add chicken 4.00


PLATITOS

TIRITAS
potato crusted calamari strips, black pepper, roasted tomato
salsa, jalapeno remoulade 12.95

LOBSTER CORNDOGS
house made lobster sausage, carnival style corndog batter and
lemon chardonnay aioli 12.95
CRAB FINGERS
tamale corn husk smoked, jalapenos, scallions, lemon butter
and yuca puffs (seasonal) Mkt
ANGEL WINGS
ethereally light chicken wings with brown butter, habanero-papaya
sauce and blue cheese 11.95
SMOKED LAMB LOLLICHOPS
grilled smoked baby lamb chops, panca chili marinade, yuca fries 19.95

 

 

DE LA TIERRA
served with yuca, sweet plantain, beluga lentil & jasmine rice

 

THE CHURRASCO
8 oz 39.95 | 10 oz add 9 | 12 oz add 18

"Voted Esquire Magazine's Top 20 Steaks in America"
our signature center cut beef tenderloin, chimichurri seasoned & chargrilled
with fingerling potato, grilled vegetables and bearnaise sauce

FILETE CON HONGOS

grilled beef filet, tempura mushroom, pisco peppercorn sauce
& Corn poblano arroz rajas 27.95

LOMO Y MAR

grilled beef filet, achiote shrimp, castelvetrano olives,
mascarpone mashed potatoes, stilton blue cheese sauce 29.95

POLLO HUANCAINO

pan seared chicken, tagliatelle pasta, huancaina sauce,
mushroom-chorizo ragout, queso fresco 25.95

POLLO ENCAMISADO

plantain crusted chicken, roasted tomato, seared panela cheese
& puree of spicy-smokey black bean sauce, crema fresca 26.95
CERDO RELLENO
achiote rubbed pork tenderloin stuffed with fresh corn tamalito,
topped with jumbo lump crab meat, jumbo shrimp, roasted
tomato, avocado, habanero beurre blanc 28.95

CARNITAS PIBIL
achiote braised pork shoulder and grilled shrimp with lemon
guajillo sauce, black beans, queso fresco, orange - red onion
salad 26.95

 

 

PAELLAS
to share | serves 2-3

 

BROCHETAS ASADAS

beef tenderloin and grilled chicken skewers with achiote shrimp
over house made beef chorizo Caribbean rice 36.95

MAR Y TIERRA

chimichurri grilled beef filet, achiote grilled shrimp and jumbo
lump crab over saffron - spanish chorizo rice 49.95

ARROZ CAZADOR

smoked lamb anticucho, bacon wrapped stuffed quail, pork
carnitas & smoked crab over saffron - spanish chorizo rice 39.95

ARROZ MARISCADO

Grilled market catch, tempura lobster tail, scallop, shrimp
and calamari over saffron - spanish chorizo rice 48.95
 

 

DEL MAR
served with yuca, sweet plantain, beluga lentil & jasmine rice

 

ACHIOTE SEARED AHI TUNA

cilantro broth, citrus salad, goat cheese 'snow' 23.95

GRILLED MAHI MAHI

black bean & shrimp veloute, fried pickled okra 26.95
WILD SCOTTISH SALMON

grilled salmon, ceviche mixto, grape tomato, avocado and
habanero beurre blanc 29.95

SEA BASS

south american sea bass, chargrilled corn, popcorn crema,
tempura mushroom, tarragon 35.95

PAN SEARED SOLE

jumbo lump crab, haystack potatoes, chiles y cebollas, maple
mustard vinaigrette 24.95

PARGO AMERICANO

pan roasted snapper, achiote grilled shrimp, peeled grape
tomato, zucchini, habanero beurre blanc 37.95

 

POSTRES | 9.95


TRES LECHES 
the original soaked in sweet vanilla laced cream then topped with Italian meringue
DELIRIO DE CHOCOLATE
chocolate truffle cake, hazelnut chocolate mousse, chocolate ganache,
chocolate meringue, espresso cajeta
TEQUILA BREAD PUDDING
toffee, tequila, caramel, cinnamon ice cream
ALFAJORES
miniature melt-in-your-mouth dulce de leche cookie sandwiches
SORBETS
chocie of salted chocolate sorbet, guava with coconut and sesame,
mango and candied ginger, tamarind honey and pecan, chicha morada
sorbet individual scoop 3.95
TRES LECHES EXPRESSIONS
LUCUMA
Peru's favorite ice cream flavor with hints of maple, sweet potato,
caramel and Italian meringue
FRUITY PEBBLES
lemongrass steeped tres leches milk, blueberry citrus compote
and Italian meringue
BAILEY'S TRES LECHES
with mexican cajeta, you'll lose count of the leches


 

 

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

 


SIDES | 6.95

Grilled Market Vegetables
Mixed Greens Salad
English Peas | mint chimichurri & parmesan
Chargrilled Corn & Crispy Mushroom

Fried Fingerling Potatoes | cracked, smashed & crisped
    with garlic and smoked paprika
Grilled Asparagus
Mascarpone Potatoe Puree
Yuca Steak Fries
 


Menu Items and Prices Subject to Change Without Notice


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