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Our Menu

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

Appetizers AND Sharing Plates

Nachos Calvin

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

Add chicken, pork, beef or veg picadillo

Quesadilla Sofia

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

Flautas

Flour Tortillas filled with cheese, cantina chicken or veg picadillo  & refried beans, deep fried, served with avocado ranch dressing

Chicken Wings & Fries

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

Cauliflower “Wings” & Fries

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

Chips & Salsa Fresca

Chips & Guacamole

Tacos

MIX & MATCH any 3 TACOS

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

Gringo

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

Barbacoa Beef

Guacamole, pickled onion, radish, cilantro, jalapeno, lime

Fish

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

Salsa Verde Pulled Pork

Guacamole, pickled onion, radish, cilantro, jalapeño, lime

Veggie

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

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

Enchiladas

Flour tortillas stuffed with your choice of Chicken, beef or veg picadillo  with cheese & black beans. Topped with house made enchilada sauce, cheese & sour cream

Foot Long Dirty Dog

bacon, chedar, guacamole, sauerkraut

Cantina Burger

Veggie or beef patty, jalapeño, refried beans, salsa fresca, guacamole, lettuce, chipotle sauce

Banquet Burger

beef patty, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato

Club Wrap

flour tortilla, chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo

All Day Breakfast

— Blue Plate Breakfast —

+ Includes coffee or tea & a small juice

Lumberjack’s Breakfast…17.49

Skillet style breakfast, choice of bacon, ham or sausage in three scrambled eggs, topped with melted three cheese blend, served on home fries, with toast

Smoked Salmon & Eggs…17.49

Red onion, lettuce, tomato, capers & smoked salmon served with two eggs any style, home fries, baked beans & a bagel with cream cheese

The Great Canadian…18.49

Two eggs, sausage, Canadian bacon, home fries, baked beans, toast & one pancake with 100% Canadian maple syrup

Meat Lover’s…17.49

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

— Breakfast Favourites —

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

Zak’s BIG Breakfast…13.49

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

California Scramble…15.99

Three eggs scrambled with tomato, green pepper & onion, topped with three cheese blend & served on top of a toasted bagel

The Breakfast Club…17.49

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

Montreal Scramble…16.49

Three eggs scrambled with smoked meat & onion, served on a bagel & topped with melted Swiss

— Zak’s Benedicts —

smothered in hollandaise sauce, served with baked beans & home fries

Eggs Benny…15.99

English muffin, back bacon

Eggs Florentine…15.99

English muffin, spinach

Eggs Pacific..16.49

English muffin, smoked salmon

— Omelettes —

served with home fries, toast & baked beans

Zak’s Omelette…16.99

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

3 Cheese Omelette…15.99

Jack, Cheddar & mozzarella

Build Your Own Omelette…15.99

Choice of three of the following ingredients: bacon, ham, sausage, smoked meat, cheddar, Swiss, feta, brie, goat cheese, green pepper, salsa, onion, tomato, mushrooms, spinach

+ extra ingredients…1.99 each

— Healthy Breaky —

Fruit Salad…13.49

California Diner Salad…14.49

fruit served with yogurt, dried fruit, nuts & honey

Egg White Platter…13.99

Scrambled egg whites, fruit, baked beans, cottage cheese & toast

— The Sweet Side —

all served with 100% Canadian maple syrup
+ side of fruit salad…3.49

Chloe’s Sugar Bush Special…16.49

one pancake, one piece of French toast, one waffle, served with bacon, ham, sausage or fruit

French Toast & Eggs…16.99

Two eggs any style, your choice of bacon, ham, sausage or fruit & French toast made with extra thick Texas toast
+ add toast…1.99

Pancakes & Eggs…16.99

Two eggs with your choice of bacon, ham, sausage or fruit. Choose pancakes: plain, banana, blueberry or chocolate chip
+ add toast…1.99

Waffles…14.49

Served with strawberries & whipped cream

Waffles & Eggs…16.99

Two eggs, with your choice of bacon, ham, sausage or fruit & waffle  with 100% Canadian maple syrup
+ add toast…1.99

Pancakes (4)…14.49

Blueberry, banana, chocolate chip or plain

French Toast…14.49

Extra thick Texas toast

— Desayunos Cantina —

Huevos rancheros…15.99

two sunny side up eggs over corn tortillas topped with refried beans, guacamole, ranchero sauce, feta cheese & sour cream

Huevos divorciados…15.99

two sunny side up eggs over corn tortillas topped with refried beans, guacamole, half ranchero sauce half salsa verde, feta cheese & sour cream

Mealshare Breakfast Tacos…15.49

three soft shell tacos filled with scrambled egg, cheese, guacamole, salsa fresca & lettuce

Breakfast Burrito…15.99

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

— Sides —

Fruit…3.99

Bacon, ham or sausage…3.99

One pancake…3.99

Two pancakes…6.99

One slice of French toast…3.99

Side toast…2.99

White, brown, rye, sourdough or pumpernickel

Gluten free toast…3.99

— Upgrades —

Breakfast Poutine…3.99

Poutinize your home fries with cheese curds & hollandaise

Exchange your home fries for:

Fruit …2.99

Soup And Salads

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Cantina Salad

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

Taco Salad

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

Burritos and Bowls

Burrito

your choice of chicken, beef, pork 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

Your choice of meat (or veg picadillo ) with rice, lettuce, salsa fresca, guacamole, corn, black beans, avocado ranch dressing

Sides

Can only be ordered as add on to a dish

Guacamole

Sour Cream

Cantina side salad

Rice

Beans

Salsa Fresca

Desserts

Churros

With butterscotch sauce

Key Lime Pie

Deep Fried Ice Cream

With chocolate sauce, butterscotch & whipped cream

Zak's Famous Milkshakes

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

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

Cocktails

Margarita

tequila, triple sec, fresh lime, agave, salt

Rattlesnake

tequila, lemonade, agave

Pinacolada

rum, agave, mango, banana, pineapple, vanilla, coconut

Strawberry Daiquri

rum, strawberry, pineapple, lime

Caesar

vodka, Clamato, bean juice, worcester, salt, pepper, tabasco

El Diablo Caesar

tequila, horseradish, darkside hot sauce, bean juice, Clamato, Worcestershire

Michelada

Corona, Tabasco, Worcestershire, horseradish

Paloma

tequila, lime, grapefruit soda

Mojito

rum, fresh mint, lime

   

Beer

Draught Beer

Dos Equis | Canadian Coors Light | Labatt 50 | Kitchissippi Heller Highwater | Kitchissippi Radler | Zak’s Chela

Bottled & Canned Beer

Corona | Sol Modelo Especial Tecate | Dos Equis

Tequila
Breakfast

— The Sweet Side —

+ side of fruit salad…3.49       + 100% Canadian maple syrup…2.49

Pancakes…14.49

Blueberry, banana, chocolate chip or plain

French Toast…14.49

Extra thick Texas toast

 

— Breakfast Favourites—

Zak’s Big Breakfast…13.99

two eggs any style, home fries, baked beans, toast & your choice of bacon or ham or sausage or fruit, includes coffee or tea

Breakfast burrito…16.49

scrambled egg, bacon, cheese, guacamole, refried beans, black beans & salsa fresca in flour tortilla, includes coffee or tea

Huevos Divorciados…16.49

two poached eggs in homemade ranchero sauce, melted cheese, guacamole & sour cream served with flour tortillas, home fries & baked beans, includes coffee or tea

Eggs Benedict…16.49

with back bacon served with home fries & baked beans

Eggs Florentine…16.49

with spinach served with home fries & baked beans

All day Breakfast

French Toast…14.49

Extra thick Texas toast

Zak’s Big Breakfast…13.99

two eggs any style, home fries, baked beans, toast & your choice of bacon or ham or sausage or fruit, includes coffee or tea

Breakfast burrito…16.49

scrambled egg, bacon, cheese, guacamole, refried beans, black beans & salsa fresca in flour tortilla, includes coffee or tea

Breakfast Smoothies

Mango…7.49

Pineapple, OJ, mango, banana, frozen yogurt

Blueberry…7.49

Pineapple, OJ, blueberry, banana, frozen yogurt

Strawberry…7.49

Pineapple, OJ, strawberry, banana, frozen yogurt4

Appetizers

— Chart Toppers —

BONELESS chicken Wings & FRIES…14.99

“NEW”boneless wings tossed in your choice of Franks Red Hot, honey garlic, BBQ, salsa verde or enchilada sauce

Big Basket of…

Fries…9.99 Onion Rings…9.99
Sweet Potato Fries…10.99 Curly Fries…10.99

 Poutine…12.49

Fries, cheese curds & gravy

 4 Cheese…12.99

Fries, cheese curds, mozzarella, jack, cheddar & gravy

 

Burgers

Served with coleslaw, a pickle & one of the following: fries, soup, salad, rings or mashed. (All burgers include lettuce & tomato)

The Original Burger…14.99

Cheeseburger…15.99

BANQUET BURGER…16.49

Bacon & cheese

 Canadian Burger…16.99

Canadian bacon & cheddar

Zak Attack…19.49

double burger with bacon, cheddar, swiss & 1000 island dressing

Sandwiches & Wraps

— Sandwiches —

Served with coleslaw, a dill pickle & one of the following: fries, salad, onion rings, mashed potatoes or soup

Zak’s Big Club…17.99

Chicken, bacon, ham, Swiss, cheddar, lettuce, tomato & mayo on pumpernickel

Classic Club…16.49

Chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo

Reuben Melt…16.49

Montreal style smoked meat, sauerkraut, 1000 island dressing & melted swiss cheese on a ciabatta bun

Grilled Cheese Sandwich…11.99

Swiss & Cheddar + bacon & tomatoes…0.99

— Wraps —

Crispy Chicken wrap…16.49

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

Greek Wrap…16.49

Chicken, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onion, feta cheese, tzatziki & Greek dressing

Chicken Caesar wrap…14.99

Chicken, bacon, lettuce, parmesan & Caesar dressing

— Upgrades —

Curly Fries…1.49 / Sweet Potato Fries…2.49 / Poutinize Your Fries…3.49

From The Mexican Side

— From the Mexican Side —

Quesadilla…15.49

chicken or veg picadillo / black beans, salsa fresca, cheese, guacamole, sour cream

Nachos…14.99

cheese, jalapeño, salsa fresca, black beans, corn, tortilla chips   + add chicken or ground beef 3.49

Flautas…16.49

four flour tortillas filled with, chicken or veggie picadillo,  cheese & refried beans deep fried & served with avocado ranch

Burrito Bowl…16.49

your choice of chicken, veg picadillo or beef / rice, lettuce, salsa fresca, black beans, corn, guacamole, avocado ranch

Burrito…16.49

your choice of beef, chicken or veggie picadillo / rice, black beans, refried beans, cheese, salsa fresca, guacamole, corn, ranchero sauce, sour cream

Taco Platter…16.99

mix & match any three tacos: gringo, fish or veggie. Served with your choice of fries, rings, salad or soup

Cantina Burger…15.99

beef or veggie patty / jalapeno, refried beans, salsa fresca, guacamole, lettuce, chipotle sauce. Served with your choice of fries, rings, salad or soup

Chimichanga…17.49

your choice of chicken or veg picadillo / flour tortilla, refried beans, rice, cheese, slasa fresca. Topped with salsa roja & more cheese. Served with your choice of fries, rings, salad or soup

Churros…9.49

with butterscotch sauce

Zak's Famous Milkshakes

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

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

Cocktails

 

 

 

Margarita

tequila, triple sec, fresh lime, agave, salt

Rattlesnake

tequila, lemonade, agave

Pinacolada

rum, agave, mango, banana, pineapple, vanilla, coconut

Strawberry Daiquri

rum, strawberry, pineapple, lime

Caesar

vodka, Clamato, bean juice, worcester, salt, pepper, tabasco

El Diablo Caesar

tequila, horseradish, darkside hot sauce, bean juice, Clamato, Worcestershire

Michelada

Corona, Tabasco, Worcestershire, horseradish

Paloma

tequila, lime, grapefruit jarritos soda

Mojito

rum, fresh mint, lime

 

 

Beer

 

 

 

Draught Beer

Dos Equis | Canadian Coors Light | Labatt 50 | Kitchissippi Heller Highwater | Kitchissippi Radler | Zak’s Chela

Bottled & Canned Beer

Corona | Sol Modelo Especial Tecate | Dos Equis

Tequila

Tequila

Jose cuervo tradicional   |  Jose Cuervo Gold   |  Siempre   |  Hornitos black barrel   |  Patron   |  Patron Reposado   |  Patron anejo   |  Patron xo cafe   |  Espolon   |  Cazadores reposado  |   1800 silver    |  Creyente mezcal      |  1800 coconut

ZAK’S Flight: premium Patron silver, Creyente Mezcal, Patron Reposado

Cantina flight: Cazadores repesado, Hornitos black barrel, Espolon

Sangria De La Casa

Glass (9oz)

White | Red

Pitcher (60oz)

White | Red

Non Alcoholic Beverages

Assorted Jarritos sodas

JUICES

O.J. | lemonade | apple | cranberry

Milk

White1% | chocolate

Pepsi or Diet Pepsi

Iced Tea

Virgin Cocktails

Margarita | pina colada daiquiri | caesar

Coffee

Tea

 

Wine

 

White

Barefoot | Pinot | Grigio | Enigma | Chardonnay | White | Haven | Sauvignon | Blanc

Red

Barefoot | Merlot | Alamos | Malbec | Carnivore | Cabernet | Sauvignon

Rose

Gallo | Family | Vineyards | White Zinfandel

Appetizers AND Sharing Plates

Nachos

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

Add chicken, pork, beef or veg picadillo

Quesadillas

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

Flautas

Flour Tortillas filled with cheese, cantina chicken or veg picadillo  & refried beans, deep fried, served with avocado ranch dressing

Chicken Wings & Fries

choice of Franks Red Hot, enchilada, Cantina BBQ, salsa verde or honey-garlic sauce, served with tortilla chips & avocado ranch dressing

Chips & Salsa Fresca

Chips & Guacamole

Tacos

MIX & MATCH any 3 TACOS

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

Gringo

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

Barbacoa Beef

Guacamole, pickled onion, radish, cilantro, jalapeno, lime

Fish

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

Salsa Verde Pulled Pork

Guacamole, pickled onion, radish, cilantro, jalapeño, lime

Veggie

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

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

Enchiladas

Flour tortillas stuffed with your choice of Chicken, beef or veg picadillo  with cheese & black beans. Topped with house made enchilada sauce, cheese & sour cream

Foot Long Dirty Dog

bacon, chedar, guacamole, sauerkraut

Cantina Burger

Veggie or beef patty, jalapeño, refried beans, salsa fresca, guacamole, lettuce, chipotle sauce

Banquet Burger

beef patty, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato

Club Wrap

flour tortilla, chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo

Weekend Brunch

Zak’s Big Breakfast

two eggs any style, bacon, sausage or fruit salsa, home fries, beans & toast (white, brown or rye)

Eggs in purgatory

two eggs poached in homemade rancheros sauce, topped with melted cheese, guacamole & sour cream. Served with home fries, fruit salsa & flour tortillas.

Breakfast Burrito

flour tortilla, scrambled egg, bacon, cheese, guacamole, refried beans, black beans, & salsa fresca. Served with home fries & fruit salsa.

Breakfast Tacos

three soft shell tacos filled with scrambled egg, cheese, guacamole, salsa fresca & lettuce. Served with home fries & fruit salsa.

Churro Waffles

homemade waffle topped with fruit salsa, cinnamon sugar & caramel sauce

Soup And Salads

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Cantina Salad

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

Taco Salad

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

Burritos and Bowls

Burrito

your choice of chicken, beef, pork 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

Your choice of meat (or veg picadillo ) with rice, lettuce, salsa fresca, guacamole, corn, black beans, avocado ranch dressing

Sides

Can only be ordered as add on to a dish

Guacamole

Sour Cream

Cantina side salad

Rice

Beans

Salsa Fresca

Desserts

Churros

With butterscotch sauce

Key Lime Pie

Deep Fried Ice Cream

With chocolate sauce, butterscotch & whipped cream

Zak's Famous Milkshakes
Chocolate / Mocha / Vanilla / Banana / Banana-chocolate / Strawberry  / Horchata / Avocado / Raspberry / Strawberry daiquiri / Pina colada / Margarita / Peach
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

Cocktails

Margarita

tequila, triple sec, fresh lime, agave, salt

Rattlesnake

tequila, lemonade, agave

Pinacolada

rum, agave, mango, banana, pineapple, vanilla, coconut

Strawberry Daiquri

rum, strawberry, pineapple, lime

Caesar

vodka, Clamato, bean juice, worcester, salt, pepper, tabasco

El Diablo Caesar

tequila, horseradish, darkside hot sauce, bean juice, Clamato, Worcestershire

Michelada

Corona, Tabasco, Worcestershire, horseradish

Paloma

tequila, lime, grapefruit jarritos soda

Mojito

rum, fresh mint, lime

   

Beer

Draught Beer

Dos Equis | Canadian Coors Light | Labatt 50 | Kitchissippi Heller Highwater | Kitchissippi Radler | Zak’s Chela

Bottled & Canned Beer

Corona | Sol Modelo Especial Tecate | Dos Equis

Tequila

Tequila

Jose cuervo tradicional   |  Jose Cuervo Gold   |  Siempre   |  Hornitos black barrel   |  Patron   |  Patron Reposado   |  Patron anejo   |  Patron xo cafe   |  Espolon   |  Cazadores reposado  |   1800 silver    |  Creyente mezcal      |  1800 coconut ZAK’S Flight: premium Patron silver, Creyente Mezcal, Patron Reposado Cantina flight: Cazadores repesado, Hornitos black barrel, Espolon

Sangria De La Casa

Glass (9oz)

White | Red

Pitcher (60oz)

White | Red

Non Alcoholic Beverages

Assorted Jarritos sodas

JUICES

O.J. | lemonade | apple | cranberry

Milk

White1% | chocolate

Pepsi or Diet Pepsi

Iced Tea

Virgin Cocktails

Margarita | pina colada daiquiri | caesar

Coffee

Tea

Wine

White

Barefoot | Pinot | Grigio | Enigma | Chardonnay | White | Haven | Sauvignon | Blanc

Red

Barefoot | Merlot | Alamos | Malbec | Carnivore | Cabernet | Sauvignon

Rose

Gallo | Family | Vineyards | White Zinfandel