Our Menu

We’ve recreated the Mexican Diner experience right here in the Byward Market. Complete with all the sights, sounds, and rich aromas that you would expect from Tex-Mex street food.

Appetizers AND Sharing Plates

Nachos Calvin 17.49

Tortilla chips, shredded cheese, salsa fresca, black beans, jalapeño peppers, corn

Add chicken, beef, crispy shrimp or veg medley

Quesadilla Sofia 16.99

Cantina chicken, veg picadillo or ground beef, salsa fresca, black beans, shredded cheese, served with sour cream, guacamole & slaw

Chicken Wings & Fries 16.49

choice of Franks Red Hot, BBQ, or honey-garlic sauce

Cauliflower “Wings” & Fries. 14.99

choice of Franks Red Hot, BBQ or honey-garlic sauce

Falafel (8)…12.99

served with garlic dip

Big Basket of…

Fries…10.99 Onion Rings…10.99 Sweet Potato Fries…11.99 Curly Fries…11.99 Tater Tots…11.99

Mac n’ Cheese wedges…12.99

Chicken Fingers & Fries…17.49

Taco Platter

MIX & MATCH any 3 TACOS 17.49

– Served with your choice of side: fries, chicken tortilla soup, salad, onion rings or sweet potato fries / all tacos except Gringo are made on a soft corn tortilla 


Ground beef, lettuce, salsa fresca, shredded cheese, hard shell corn tortilla


Deep fried haddock, guacamole, pickled onion, radish, cilantro, jalapeño, lime

Chicken Tacos

spicy mango salsa, guacamole, sour cream, cilantro, crunchy jalapeño


Veg picadillo, lettuce, salsa fresca, shredded cheese, hard shell corn tortilla

Main Dishes

Served with your choice of side: fries, chicken tortilla soup, salad, onion rings, sweet potato fries or upgrade to side nacho

Chimichanga. 18.49

Your choice of chicken or picadillo soy, flour tortilla, refried beans, rice, cheese, salsa fresca, topped with salsa roja & more cheese

Banquet Burger 17.99

beef patty, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato


Tex Mex Burger 18.49

queso sauce, refried beans, guacamole, crispy
jalapeños / upgrade to vegan Beyond Meat patty 1.99

Crispy Chicken Wrap 17.99

Crispy chicken, lettuce, tomato, mayo & your choice of BBQ, honey garlic or Frank’s red hot sauce

Buffalo Cauliflower Wrap 17.99

crispy cauliflower “wings”, tossed in buffalo sauce, lettuce, tomato & mayo in a flour tortilla

Breakfast Wrap 18.49

flour tortilla, fried egg, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo

Fish & Chips 18.49

beer battered Haddock served with fries coleslaw, dill & tartar sauce


All Day Breakfast

— Blue Plate Breakfast —

+ Includes bottomless coffee or tea & a small juice / or upgrade coffee to a cappuccino, cafe au lait or moccaccino   1.49

Meat Lover’s…19.99

Three eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, home fries, baked beans & three slices of toast

Egg White Platter…18.49

scrambled egg whites, baked beans, fruit salad, cottage cheese, toast

The Great Canadian…20.99

Two eggs, sausage, Canadian bacon, home fries, baked beans, toast & one pancake + add 100% Canadian maple syrup…2.99 + add Nutella…2.99

French Toast & Eggs…18.49

Two eggs any style, your choice of bacon, ham, sausage, smoked meat, falafel or fresh fruit & French toast made with extra thick Texas toast + add toast…3.99 + add 100% Canadian maple syrup…2.99 + add Nutella…2.99

Pancakes & Eggs…18.49

Two eggs with your choice of bacon, ham, sausage, smoked meat, falafel or fresh fruit. Choose pancakes: plain, banana, blueberry or chocolate chip  + 100% Canadian maple syrup …2.99 + add Nutella…2.99  + add toast…3.99


— Breakfast Favourites —

+ includes a coffee or tea, served with home fries & baked beans

Zak’s BIG Breakfast…15.49

Top Seller! Two eggs any style with toast & your choice of bacon, sausage, ham or fruit

The Breakfast Club…19.49

Fried egg, bacon, lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese & mayo

Breakfast Zak’s Muffin…16.49

two sandwiches with bacon, fried egg, cheddar cheese

French Toast Sandwich…14.49

two fried eggs, bacon, ham & Swiss cheese in a French toast sandwich + add 100% Canadian Maple Syrup 2.99 + add Nutella 2.99

Breakfast Burrito…17.99

scrambled egg, bacon, cheese, guacamole, refried beans, black beans, & salsa fresca in a flour tortilla

Lox & Cream cheese…18.49

smoked salmon, lettuce, tomato, red onion, capers, bagel & cream cheese

— Zak’s Benedicts —

smothered in hollandaise sauce, served with baked beans & either home fries or tater tots

Eggs Benny…17.99

English muffin, back bacon, hollandaise sauce

Eggs Florentine…17.99

English muffin, spinach, hollandaise sauce

Eggs Pacific…18.99

English muffin, smoked salmon, hollandaise sauce

— Omelettes —

served with home fries, toast & baked beans

Zak’s Omelette…19.49

Bacon, Swiss, tomato, green peppers, onion, spinach & mushrooms

3 Cheese Omelette…18.99

Jack, Cheddar & mozzarella


bacon, ham, sausage, smoked meat, cheddar

Veggie Deluxe…17.99

swiss, spinach, green pepper, mushroom, tomato, onion

— The Sweet Side —

  + add 100% Canadian maple syrup…2.99  + add Nutella…2.99  + side of fruit salad…4.99

Fruit Salad…15.49

Nutella Slam…20.99

two eggs, bacon, ham & sausage, one pancake & one piece of French toast, topped with strawberries, banana & Nutella

Pancakes (4)…15.99

Blueberry, banana, chocolate chip or plain

French Toast…15.99

Extra thick Texas toast

— Sides —


Bacon, ham or sausage…4.49

One pancake…4.99

Two pancakes…7.99

One slice of French toast…4.49

Side toast…4.49

White, brown, rye, sourdough or pumpernickel

Gluten free toast…4.99

— Upgrades —

Breakfast Poutine…4.99

Poutinize your home fries with cheese curds & hollandaise

Exchange your home fries for:

Fruit …3.99

— Vegetarian and Plant-based Alternatives—

exchange your chesse for vegan “cheese”…2.49

exchange your meat for cauliflower “wings”…FREE

exchange meat for Beyond “chicken”…3.49

exchange patty for Beyond “meat”…2.99

Exchange eggs for vegan “eggs”…X99

exchange meat for Beyond sausage …2.99

Exchange meat for veg medley …FREE

Almond milk for coffee or tea …FREE

Burritos and Bowls


your choice of chicken, beef or veg picadillo  with refried beans, rice, black beans, corn with refried beans, black beans, rice, corn, salsa, guacamole, shredded cheese

Served with fries, chicken tortilla soup, salad, onion rings, sweet potato fries / or upgrade to side nacho

Burrito Bowl…17.99

Your choice of chicken, beef or veg medley  with rice, lettuce, salsa fresca, guacamole, corn, black beans, avocado ranch dressing


Can only be ordered as add on to a dish


Sour Cream…2.49

Cantina side salad…3.49



Salsa Fresca…2.49




Try one of our yummy desserts,  they’re Huge!

Churros  9.49

with butterscotch sauce

Deep Fried Ice Cream  8.49

witch chocolate sauce, butterscotch and whipped cream


Soup And Salads

Chicken Tortilla Soup…8.99

Cantina Salad…8.99

Lettuce, salsa fresca, feta, avocado ranch dressing or lime vinaigrette

Taco Salad…16.49

Flour taco bowl, ground beef or picadillo veg, lettuce, salsa fresca, shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole

Zak's Famous Milkshakes

Chocolate / Mocha / Vanilla / Banana / Banana-chocolate / Strawberry  / Horchata / Maple / Raspberry / Strawberry daiquiri / Pina colada / Margarita / Peach

Vegan Shakes (made with frozen banana base)

banana mango • banana mocha • banana chocolate • banana chocolate peanut butter   


Kids Menu
For kids 12 & under ~ includes a beverage (juice, milk or chocolate milk) & churros for dessert

Deconstructed Taco

Kids Quesadilla

Chicken or plain

Kids Burger

With side rice

Kids Macaroni

From The Bar

— Beer Cans & Tall Boys— 

Heineken  7 | Keiths 7  | PBR 5 |  Canadian 6   | Sol   6  |  Coors Light 6 Beaus Lugtread 6

— On Tap —

Domestic Glass [16oz] 6.74 Pitcher 19.49

Beyond The Pale:  Clean Cut Kolsch  / Aromatherapy American IPA / Pink fuzz ( grapefruit wheat beer)

Kitchisippi: Heller Highwater / Kitchissippi 1855


—Cocktails 7.99

Zak’s Caesar – Vodka, Tabasco, Worcestershire & Clamato
Piña colada – Rum, house pina colada mix, lime
Strawberry Daiquiri  Margarita – (choice of frozen or on the rocks) lime, triple sec, tequila, salt
Sangria – Glass [9oz]   6.99     Pitcher [60oz]   24.99 / White or Red
Margarita – (choice of frozen or on the rocks) lime, triple sec, tequila, salt

—Wine 5.99 (5oz glass)  | 18.99 1/2 L | Bottle 27.99 

Vineland Cabernet Franc
Vineland Chardonnay     


Palm Bay 6.75 – Ruby Grapefruit or Pineapple Mandarin
White Claw   7 – Lime, Mango, Black Cherry


— Non Stop Pop— 2.99 

Pepsi  Diet Pepsi  7up  Ginger Ale  Dr. Pepper  Root Beer  Orange Crush  Iced tea  Cream Soda

— Juices — 2.99

Orange  Apple  Pineapple  Grape Fruit  Cranberry  Tomato


—Lemonade — 3.99

—Slushies — 3.50

Mango  Raspberry  Lemon Lime  Peach  Strawberry  Pina Colada

—Coffee or Tea 6.99  

—Smoothies — 7.49

Banana pineapple frozen yogurt orange juice and your choice of: Mango, Strawberry or Blueberry