Ácenar Valentine’s Menu Specials

Ácenar’s Valentine’s menu specials will be served February 14 from 5:00 p.m. to close, and February 15 from 11:00 a.m. to close. Ácenar is located at 146 E. Houston St. Valet parking is available through Hotel Valencia for $7 when dining at Ácenar as long as spaces are available. For more information or to make reservations, call 210-222-2362 or send an email to [email protected]


 Appetizer Sampler 20

A sampling of our chicken flautas, beef alambres and quesadillas served with pico de gallo and guacamole

Shrimp Cocktail 15

Large shrimp, spicy house-made cocktail sauce, onions, cilantro, avocados

Crab Tostada 15

Jumbo lump crab, malanga root, avocado, jalapeño aioli

Jicama Shrimp Tacos 14

Gulf shrimp sautéed and served on jicama with tamarindo sauce and crispy leeks

Short Rib Nachos 13 Guajillo braised short ribs, refried beans, cheddar cheese

Ostiones / Oysters 13

Buttermilk-fried oysters on yucca chips, jalapeño honey mayo and charred pineapple

Guacamole 14 Served with house-made chips

Copitas / Lettuce Cups 14

Chicken & pork stewed with chipotle, chile arbol & tamarindo in lettuce cups with salsa trio & roasted cashews

Alambres / Mini Skewers 13

Marinated beef skewers drizzled with chimichurri salsas on a bed of cilantro slaw

Ceviche / Lime Marinated Fish 12

Lime-marinated fish served with house-made chips and sliced avocado

Queso Flameado / Baked Cheese 10

Chihuahua and Monterey Jack cheeses, mushrooms, chorizo, grilled onions and peppers


 Ensalada Ácenar / Chef Salad 15

Bibb salad, queso fresco, roasted corn, grilled poblanos, avocados and jicama served with your choice of chicken or beef fajitas or two large grilled shrimp with chipotle ranch dressing on the side

Ensalada Citrus / Citrus Salad 9

Spinach, orange, grapefruit, Manchego cheese, candied pecans with a piloncillo citrus vinaigrette

Add grilled chicken 3 Add grilled shrimp 4

Ensalada de la Casa / House Salad 9

Spicy mixed greens, tomato, avocado and goat cheese tossed with sweet onion sherry vinaigrette

Add grilled chicken 3 Add grilled shrimp 4

Favoritas de San Antonio

 Ácenar Combo 19

Cheese enchiladas topped with chili con carne and your choice of beef or chicken fajita, served with guacamole and pico de gallo

Pechuga de Pollo con Chipotle / Chipotle Chicken 17

Grilled chicken breast topped with chipotle cream sauce, served with spinach con queso, roasted corn rice, and black beans

Enchiladas de Mariscos 17

Sautéed shrimp and crab filled corn tortillas, topped with roasted tomato sauce and Monterey Jack cheese, served with white rice and black beans

Mole Poblano de Pollo / Chicken Mole 16

Tender boneless chicken breast simmered in mole poblano sauce

Tres Enchiladas 16

Tasting of all 3 signature house enchiladas: Queso, Mole and Verde

Chile Relleno de Res y Puerco / Stuffed Pepper 16

Soufflé-coated poblano chile stuffed with beef and topped with a ranchero salsa

Vegetarian Enchiladas 14

Corn tortillas stuffed with vegetables and topped with roasted tomato sauce served with white rice & black beans


 Short Rib Tacos 19

Guajillo-braised short ribs, served with cabbage lime slaw, Mexican rice and refried beans

Seafood Tacos 19

Choose one: Crab, Shrimp, Oysters or Fish. Three tacos served with Mexican rice and refried beans

Especialidades de la Casa

 Bistec Ácenar con Camaron / Steak Ácenar with Shrimp 36

Chile-rubbed 8-oz. sirloin and two large diablo shrimp, served with Mexican risotto, sautéed veggie slaw and chipotle beurre blanc sauce

Camarones a la Diabla / Spicy Shrimp 30

Garlic and chipotle-buttered shrimp served over cilantro rice and roasted cream corn pico

Huachinango A La Talla / Snapper Adobo Style 29

Grilled fillet of snapper prepared with a guajillo-chile rub and cilantro garlic pesto served with cilantro rice, sautéed veggie slaw and watercress

Cabrito en Chile Ancho / Baby Goat 29

Young Texas goat steam-roasted and served with ancho salsa ranchera, Mexican rice & refried beans

Alambres a la Mexicana 25

Marinated beef, chicken and shrimp skewers served with roasted corn, rice and black beans

Pescado Veracruzano / Fish Veracruz 25

Fillets of tilapia pan-seared in tomato, olive caper sauce served with linguini pasta and watercress

Crepas de Pato / Duck Crepes 21

Corn serrano crepes filled with roasted duck confit covered in a tamarindo-tomato grilled onion sauce

Lomo de Puerco / Pork Tenderloin 20

Grilled adobo pork loin with mole Guerrero & mole verde served with sweet potato and spinach tamale

Pollo Verde Pasta 19

Grilled chicken breast, chayote squash, carrots, pepita spinach cream sauce, and linguini pasta. or Shrimp 3


 Poquito de Todo / Little Bit of Everything For Two 60 For Four 100

Skewered shrimp, carnitas, grilled marinated beef, spicy sausage, charbroiled chicken served with chiles and cebollas asadas, charro beans, guacamole and pico de gallo

Hongos y Calabacitas / Mushrooms & Squash 17

Roasted mushrooms and squash served fajita-style with grilled onions, peppers, black beans and house-made corn tortillas


 Capirotada / Mexican Bread Pudding 8

Warm batter croissant, souffle caramel sauce, served with vanilla bean ice cream

Caramel Flan 8

Creamy caramel flan topped with whipped cream and served with berry compote

Mousse de Chocolate Mexicano / Chocolate Mousse 8

Silky cinnamon-spiked mousse cake with bananas and whipped cream

Chocolate Crème Brûlée 8

Baked chocolate custard with carmelized sugar and chocolate-dipped strawberry

Pastel de Tres Leches / Three Milk Cake 8

Moist sponge cake layered with sweet milks and served with cajeta, seasonal berries and melon pico

Helados y Sorbetes / Ice Cream & Sorbets 6

Vanilla and Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream served with candied pecans and cajeta

Pineapple-Coconut-Habanero Ice Cream

Mango or Lime Sorbet with Fresa Fresco



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