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Buenos Dias-Desayunos-Breakfast


 Huevos a la Mexicana    $12.75

Three eggs scrambled with salsa Mexicana diced turkey,served with refried beans

 Huevos Motulenos      $12.75

Two tortillas with a black bean spread topped with two sunnyside up eggs and a salsa de tomate. Sprinkled with diced turkey, peas and queso panela.

 Huevos y Carne          $18.00

Two eggs scrambled served with a marinated skirt steak, a chicken enchilada with salsa roja and a side of refried beans.

 Omelet Tampico        $16.00

Traditional omelet in the city of Tampico. Three eggs omelet filled with crabmeat, shrimp, diced tomato, onion, chile Serrano and cilantro.

 Omelet de Nopal y Papa   $13.00

Three eggs omelet filled with nopales(tender cactus leaves)and potatoes sauteed with poblano Peppers, served with refried beans.

 Omelet Oaxaca   $13.00

Three eggs omelet filled with spinach, diced red pepper,onion and Oaxacatopped with salsa verde.

 Omelet ChilePasilla   $12.75

Three eggs omelet filled with green onions, grilled quesopanela and tomato, served in a salsa de chile Pasilla.

 Omelet deHuitlacoche   $12.75

Three eggs omelet filled with huitlacoche (corn mushroom)and chile poblano strips served in a salsa verde.


Chilaquiles- Traditional Mexico City breakfast or lunch

Chilaquiles Verdes   $13.00

Tortillas in salsa verde, served with shredded chicken,queso fresco and crema Mexicana. Accompanied with rice, beans and avocado.

 Chilaquiles Verdes con Arrachera   $18.00

Served with grilled skirt steak


Platillos Ligeros- Appetizers

 Guacamole   $9.50

Freshavocado, tomato, onion, cilantro and Serrano chile.

 Queso Fundido al Chipotle   $10.50

A fondue of Chihuahuacheese, shrimp and jumbo lump crabmeat topped with a chipotle sauce.

 Queso Chihuahua Toluca   $9.50

Toluca chorizo in a fondue of queso Chihuahua,nopales (tender cactus leafs) sautéed onions and Poblana strips.

 Flautas de Pollo   $10.00

Crispy tacos filled with chicken and covered in a salsa verde topped with queso fresco and crema Mexicana.

 Tacos Pastor   $9.00

Famous tacos in Mexico: 3 corn tortillas filled with achiote-marinated pork and grilled pineapple.

 Sopes Veracruzanos   $9.00

2 hand-made corn tortillas with refried beans; 1 with shredded chicken breast, 1 with slow cooked cochinita pibil (pork) topped with queso fresco and crema Mexicana. Vegetarian with refried beans, corn, zucchini and pumpkin blossoms.

 Empanadas   $9.00

2 soft corn masa pockets filled with corn, zucchini, and pumpkin blossoms. Also available with ground beef.

 Nachos de laFrontera   $13.00

Home-made corn tortilla chips, topped with refried beans melted queso Chihuahua,salsa Mexicana, crema Mexicana, and your choice of grilled chicken, ground beef, or grilled vegetables. Additional toppings: $1.00 extra

 Ceviche de Camaron Sinaloa   $12.00

Shrimp, marinated and cooked in fresh lime juice, served in a seafood tomato sauce, with diced cucumber, tomato, onion, jalapeno, avocado and a touch of olive oil.

 Ceviche Mixto   $14.00

Flounder, shrimp and crab meat marinated and cooked in fresh lime juice mixed with diced red onions, jalapeno peppers, scallions, mango, jicama, tomatoes, avocado, cilantro and a touch of olive oil.

 Ceviche Traditional   $11.00

Flounder, diced tomato, onion, chile Serrano, cilantro, and avocado in salsa de tomate.

 Tamales de Puerco   $9.00

2 corn tamales filled with tender pork covered in chipotle sauce, and topped with queso fresco and crema Mexicana.,

 Tamales Vegeterianos   $8.00

2 corn tamales filled with poblano pepper and queso panela in a salsa verde topped with queso fresco and crema Mexicana.


Buenas Tardes- Almuerzos- Lunch



 Quesadillas de Espinaca   9.00

2 grilled flour tortillas filled with queso Chihuahua spinach and red pepper.

 Quesadilla de Camaron y Cangrejo   $12.00

2 grilled flour tortillas filled with queso Chihuahua, shrimp and crab meat

 Quesadilla dePollo   $9.00

2 grilled flour tortillas filled with shredded chicken breast, queso Chihuahua and salsa Mexicana.

   Crepes Poblanas   $10.00

2 crepes filled with mushroom, and huitlacoche, topped with crema poblano and queso Chihuahua gratinado.



 Torta de Puerco Desebrado   $12.00

Slow oven roasted pork Mexican style, black bean spread,avocado, queso panela, tomato, onion and lettuce.

 Torta Mexicana   $12.00

Achiote marinated chicken breast, black bean spread, tomato,avocado, onion, melted Oaxaca cheese and chipotle salsa.

 Torta Vegetariana   $10.50

Portabella mushroom, lettuce, onion, zucchini, avocado, grilled queso panela, tomato,garlic and chipotle salsa.

 Torta de Pavo   $10.50

Sliced turkey breast, tomato, onion, avocado, chipotle mayonnaise, queso panela and lettuce.

 Huarache Bugambilias   $14.00

Giant chalupa covered with crema de frijol, salsa verde, queso fresco, and crema Mexicana topped with your choice of: Chicken, skirt steak, chorizo or grilled vegetables.



 Ensalada de Mango   $10.00

Mixed greens, fresh mango slices, queso panela and avocado;topped with toasted sesame seeds, served with vinagreta de mango.

 Ensalada Chipotle Caesar   $8.50

Traditional Caesar salad tossed, served with a chipotle Caesar dressing. Add chicken for $1.00 or shrimp for $2.00

 Ensalada Oaxaca   $10.00

Baby Spinach, tomato, watercress, onion, avocado and queso Oaxaca, topped with tortilla croutons, chile pasillas served with a vinagreta de chile Pasilla.

 Ensalada de Pollo   $8.50

Premium shredded chicken breast, diced carrots, tomatoes,celery, red bell peppers,

jalapenos and peas tossed with mayonnaise served on a bed of lettuce; Saltine crackers on the side.

 EnsaladaMexicana   $12.00

Lettuce, tomato, avocado, queso fresco, topped with adobo marinated grilled chicken, served with creamy chipotle dressing.

 Ensalada Tropical   $9.50

Spring mix lettuce and fresh fruit: strawberries, mangos,raspberries and kiwi topped with sun dried peaches, pecans and jicama served with a vinaigrette de fresa.

 Ensalada Chihuahua   $8.50

Baby spinach and romaine lettuce, tomato, onion topped with pecans and almonds with spicy almond-pecan dressing.

 Ensalada de Nopales   $9.00

Chopped Mexican cactus leaves, marinated in lime and vinegar served with avocado, onions, tomato, Serrano chiles, queso fresco, coriander and shrimp. Tossed with a vinaigrette.


SopasY Cremas/ Soups

 Sopa de Vegetal   $6.50

Tomato and chile guajillo base, with zucchini, corn,Poblanos, garnished with tortilla croutons, panela cheese and avocado.

 Traditional sopa de tortilla   $6.50

Tomato and corn masa based soup made with chile de arbol andguajillo garnished with tortilla croutons, queso frsco, avocado, crema Mexicana and a pinch of chile Pasilla.

 Sopa de Frijol Huasteco   $6.50

Pinto beans, tomato and chile guajillo puree, garnished with tortilla croutons, queso fresco, cilantro and roasted red pepper.

 Caldo Tlapeno   $7.00

Popular soup of Mexico City: rich chicken soup with rice,chickpeas, chipotle chiles, carrots, zucchini, green beans and lots of chicken chunks.

 Sopa Tampico    $9.00

Chile ancho (dried, smoked, poblano), chipotle, tomato-seafood base with dicedcarrots, celery, leeks, shrimps, crabmeat and grouper.

 Crema Mixta   $6.50

Ying Yang style cream of poblano peppers and cream huitlacoche. Garnished with tortilla croutons and queso fresco.

 Crema de Verduras   $6.50

Festival of vegetables; Cream of corn, zucchini, poblano,carrot, eggplant and potato.


Buenas Noches-Cenas-Dinners



 Mar y Tierra in Molcajete   $24.00

Jumbo shrimp, filet mignon tips, grilled chicken, nopales(cactus leaves), grilled scallions, and queso panela, sizzling in a lava rock bowl with salsa molcajete of grilled tomatoes, chile arbo, onion and cilantro;rice, beans and guacamole on the side

 Filete Toluca   $22.00

Grilled filet mignon served atop tortilla covered in a blackbean puree with chorizo de Toluca and nopales, served in a salsa de chipotle; rice and guacamole on the side

 Tampiquena Morita   $21.00

Grilled skirt steak marinated in chile Morita and an enchilada de pollo with mole sauce; rice and beans on the side

 Delmonico Tequila   $22.00

Prime rib-eye cut steak grilled in a chipotle butter sauce,coriander and tequila; or served with our molcajete sauce with queso Chihuahua gratinado;either style served on a bed of watercress; rice, beans and guacamole on the side

 Puntas Nortenas   $22.00

Grilled prime tenderloin filet tips, onion, scallions, diced zucchini, bell peppers and bacon, topped with queso Chihuahua gratinado served in a salsa de molcajete; rice, beans and guacamole on the side

 Medallon Oaxaca   $23.00

Broiled filet mignon served in a salsa de chile pasilla with two jumbo shrimp grilled and gratinado with queso Oaxaca topped with watercress, tomato and avocado; rice on the side

  Chile Rellenos   $15.50

An egg battered poblano pepper stuffed with ground beef,carrots, sweat peas, potatoes and raisins served with a tomato sauce accompanied with rice and beans



 Molcajete Pollo   $18.50

Grilled chicken breast, scallions and cactus leaves in a salsa verde served sizzling in a lava rock bowl, topped with queso panela, rice, beans and guacamole

 Pechuga Poblana   $18.00

Chicken breast baked and stuffed with requezon (similar to ricotta chesse), flor de calabaza, fresh corn and rajas de poblana, served in a crema poblano sauce

 Sabana Huitlacoche   $18.00

Grilled chicken breast covered with a blanket of huitlacoche and queso Chihuahua gratinado in salsa verde

 Mole Tradicional   $17.00

Simmered chicken breast bathed in a thick, grainy sauce made from an assortment of Mexican dried chiles, Mexican chocolate, peanuts,tortillas, sesame seeds and almonds served with rice and sweet fried plantains

 Pechuga Relleno   $18.00

Chicken breast stuffed with spinach, queso panela, red pepper and cream cheese, wrapped in bacon; served in a creamy chipotle sauce

 Pechuga Jamaica  $18.00

Stuffed chicken breast with mushrooms, cream cheese, pecans and chile de arbol, seved in a salsa de Jamaica (hibiscus blossom) served with potato puree and mixed vegetables



 Cochinita Pibil   18.00

Slow baked pork, Yucatan style, marinated in achiote (spice from the yucatan peninsula) and baked in banana leaves; served with rice, beans, marinated onions and fried plantains

 Chuletas  Adobodas   $17.50

Two center cut pork chops marinated in adobo de chile ancho;served with rice and beans



 Camarones al Guajillo   $19.00

Jumbo shrimp in salsa de chile with diced red bell pepperand cactus leaves topped with queso Chihuahua gratinado

 Camarones Rellenos   $20.00

Five jumbo shrimp stuffed with cheese, pumpkin blossoms,zucchini and corn wrapped in bacon and served with a chipotle tomato sauce

 Camarones a la Mexicana   $15.00

Jumbo shrimp simmered in a colorful salsa Mexicana of tomato, onion, garlic and chile Serrano

 Langostinos con Chipotle   $25.00

Three langostinos in a salsa de chile arbol, garlic, lime juice, chipotle and white wine

 Camarones Tampico Endiablados   $19.00

Jumbo Shrimp marinated in chile de arbol, garlic, olive oil,and grilled to perfection, muy picocito (very very spicy); Served with potato puree, avocado and a lechuga garnish



 Flor de Mexico   $20.50

Grouper filet stuffed with jumbo lump crabmeat, covered in a salsa de flor de calabasa

 Tilapia Frita   $20.00

A whole tilapia served in chipotle-parsley garlic butter sauce

 Grouper a la Parilla   $20.50

Broiled grouper filet marinated in salsa de achiote ( Yucatan spice) served over crema de frijol; accompanied with grilled tomato, onion and queso oaxaca

 Chalupa Veracruz   $22.00

Grouper filet, jumbo lump crabmeat, shrimp and mussels in a salsa de chile Guajillo with mixed bell peppers, capers, celery and watercress served in a giant chalupa

 Tacos de Pescado   $19.50

Three amazingly irresistible tacos filled with beer-battered fish, topped with lettuce, guacamole and salsa Mexicana



 Vegetables Parilla   $15.00

Grilled zucchini, squash and eggplant medallions, sliced tomatoes, panela cheese and onions topped with huitlacoche  served over in a salsa de tomatillos (green tomato)

  Chiles Rellenos   $16.50

Chile poblano filled with queso Oaxaca and served in a salsa de tomate rojo (red); rice and beans on the side

 Enchiladas Vegetarianas   $15.00

Three rolled corn tortillas filled with spinach, zucchini and corn covered in your choice of sauce, crema poblano or salsa verde and topped with queso Chihuahua gratinado; rice and beans on the side

 Enchilada de requezon   $15.50

Three corn tortillas filled with requezon (ricotta cheese), nopales, corn covered in a salsa de chipotle

 Enchilada de Huitlacoche   $15.50

Three corn tortillas filled with huitlacoche, diced zucchini and corn covered in a salsa de crema poblano topped with queso Chihuahua gratinado;rice and beans on the side


Las Enchiladas

 Echiladas Del Mar   $18.00

Two rolled flour tortillas filled with lobster, crabmeat and shrimp served in a creamy almond and chipotle sauce, topped with queso Chihuahua gratinado; rice and mixed vegetables on the side

 Enchiladas Verdes   $15.50

A Mexican favorite. Three rolled corn tortillas filled with shredded chicken breast covered with salsa verde (green tomato sauce) and topped with queso chihuahua gratinado; rice and beans on the side

 Enchiladas de Picadillo   $15.50

Three rolled corn tortillas filled with ground beef, diced carrots, peas and covered with salsa de avocate (warm avocado sauce), topped with queso fresco and salsa Mexicana; rice and beans on the side

 Enchiladas de Mole   $15.50

Three rolled corn tortillas with shredded chicken breast covered with mole sauce topped with queso Chihuahua gratinado; rice and beans on the side

 Enfrijoladas    $15.00

Three rolled corn tortillas filled with shredded chickenbreast and covered with a creamy bean sauce, topped with queso fresco and crema Mexicana; side of rice and spring mix garnish

 Enchiladas Poblanas   $15.00

Three rolled corn tortillas with shredded chicken breast, salsa de crema poblana, topped with queso Chihuahua gratinado 

Los Postres-Desserts

 *Ask your server for daily selection of specialty coffees and homemade baked pastries due to seasonal availability. 

Cookie trays, flans and sheet cakes are available for order upon request with advance notice.*

Pastel de Tres Leches de Chocolate $6.50

Chocolate sponge cake soaked in three milks, Amaretto and Kahlua, topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit.

Pastel Amarillo de Tres Leches $6.50




Las Bugambilias
148 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147


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Monday: Quesadillas's & Taco's $7 

TUESDAY: Closed til 3

WEDNESDAY: Closed til 3









Please check with your server or hostess for seasonal specials. Ask us about booking your next party!                                                                                                                                                                        

The restaurant is conveniently located, about 7 blocks South of Independence Hall. Also, there is a Farmers Market nearby on Sundays and craft and antique fairs Saturdays during the spring, summer and fall months.


Mon: 11:30am-10 pm
Tues:  3:00pm-10 pm

Wed:   3:00pm-10 pm

Thur: 11:30am-10 pm
Fri: 11:30 am-11 pm
Sat: 11:30 am-11 pm
Sun: 11:30 am-10 pm

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