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Mercedes Bar & Grille

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Mercedes Story

It’s a story not unlike the film Working Girl. She worked as a waitress at many local spots for sixteen years gaining so much restaurant knowledge that she eventually became the self-made successful business owner she is today, exemplified by the longevity of Mercedes Bar & Grille. Mercedes always likes to give credit for her success to her family, including to her mother for her financial support.

For over 20 years Mercedes Bar & Grille, where she is also Executive Chef, serves nuveau latin cuisine with nine different ways to prepare latin food — a mash-up of Brazilian, Caribbean, Cuban, Latin American, Jamaican, Mexican, Portuguese, and Spanish influenced dishes.

Mercedes is “fusing Latin fare and flavors together” served in a hip, cool environment. The Grille offers an almost always busy, bustling atmosphere with upbeat lively sounds emanating throughout the restaurant.

Open 7 Days a Week

Sunday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm

Friday – Saturday: 7:30 am – 1:30 am

Happy Hour (Mon-Fri): 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Reservations: 310.827.6209

Served 7:30AM – 2PM | Latin Breakfast ‘Till 4PM

BREAKFAST FAVORITES

Two Eggs Any Style Breakfast

$12

toast or english muffin and homestyle potatoes or fruit with homemade chicken apple patties, bacon - add ham or turkey sausage +$4

TwoTwoTwo

$13

two pancakes, two eggs, two slices of bacon

Belgium Waffle

$12

with whipped cream

Buttermilk Pancake Stack

$10

Blueberry Pancakes

$13

Avocado Toast & Egg Whites

$16

chili flakes, radish, olive oil, pico de gallo

Flank Steak & Eggs Breakfast

$23

homestyle potatoes or white rice and black beans

Fried Chicken & Waffle Sandwich

$18

served with two eggs any style and homemade country gravy

Lox Plate

$18

fresh bagel, sliced tomatoes, onions, cream cheese, fresh herbs & capers

Famous Slim Grill Scramble

$16

half egg whites and half regular scrambled eggs, grilled chicken, feta cheese, grilled onions, spinach and mushrooms with salsa verde, black beans, corn tortillas

Mom's Egg Sandwich

$12

fried egg, grilled tomato, cheddar cheese and your choice of fruit or homestyle potatoes - add bacon or ham +$3
BENEDICTS

Traditional Eggs Benedict

$14

poached eggs, grilled Canadian bacon on an english muffin, topped with hollandaise sauce choice of fresh fruit or homestyle potatoes

Chorizo Benny

$15

poached eggs, sliced tomatoes on an english muffin choice of fresh fruit or homestyle potatoes

Smoked Lax Benny

$20

poached eggs, grilled spinach, herbs, capers, hollandaise sauce on an english muffin choice of fresh fruit or homestyle potatoes

Venice Benny

$16

cuban beef hash on top of spiced corn bread and poached eggs with hollandaise sauce with sweet plantains on the side
OMELETTES $15

1/2 price weekdays from 8AM to 9AM dine-in only.

Served with an english muffin and your choice of fruit or homestyle potatoes

Laundry Day

ropa vieja (flank steak stew), cheddar cheese and white rice

The Cubano

roasted pork, green salsa, cilantro, diced chilies, jack cheese, sour cream

The Bachlorette

bacon, cheddar, grilled ortega chiles, onions, sour cream

The Venice Hippie

mix of grilled vegetables, black beans, cheddar cheese

Politically Correct

chicken patties, spinach, mushrooms, goat cheese, colombian sauce

Big Momma

black beans, chicken apple patties, plantains, jack cheese

Straight Outta MDR

bacon, chicken apple patties, spinach, cheddar, jack cheese
LATIN BREAKFAST (‘TIL 4PM)

Huevos Rancheros

$13

two eggs over easy on a corn tortilla, colombian sauce, topped with melted cheddar cheese with rice, black beans, plantains

Chorizo Con Huevos

$14

two scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese, topped with sour cream with tortillas, rice, black beans, plantains

Huevos Con Picadillo

$15

two eggs over easy on top of cuban beef hash (picadillo) with tortillas, rice, black beans, plantains

Joey's Healthy Cubano

$18

grilled cuban garlic-citrus chicken breast with grilled onions and egg whites with rice, black beans, plantains
SIDES

Wheat or sourdough toast $4
Bacon or Ham $5
Bagel w/cream cheese $6
Turkey sausage $5
Steamed spinach $7
Chicken apple patties $7
Sautéed veggies $7
Potatoes $5

Avocado $6
Cottage cheese $4
Black beans $5
Plantains $5
Rice $5
Fruit $5
Cuban beef hash $6
Veggie chorizo $6

Served 11AM – 4PM

APPETIZERS

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

$12

served with homemade tortilla chips - add garlic shrimp +$5

Truffle Fries

$10

with parmesan cheese, fresh herbs, habanero aioli

Sweet Potato Fries

$7

served with habanero aioli

Cuban Pork Sliders

$14

pork, ham, cheddar cheese, grilled onions, pickles, mustard, mayo

Picadillo Bartolito

$11

Cuban beef hash, black olives, queso fresco, black bean sauce, served over plantains

Spinach Quesadilla

$12

spinach, jack and drunken cheddar, creme fraiche, pico de gallo - add chicken +$3

Chino Latino Tostada

$13

grilled chopped chicken with Ortega chiles, jalapeños, tomatoes, onions, cilantro in a tangy white vinegar and olive oil sauce, over a crispy tostada

Caribbean Tuna Pica

$16

ahi sashimi chopped, passion fruit truffle sauce, mandarin oranges, green onions, avocado and cilantro, served with crispy wontons

Steamed Black Mussels

$15

Spanish style, in saffron lemon-butter sauce
SALADS

1/2 price weekdays from 1PM to 2PM dine-in only.

Add – Chicken +$4, Shrimp +$6, Salmon +$8

Grilled Vegetable Tostada Salad

$16

romaine lettuce, sauteed corn, zucchini, green peppers, rice, black beans, feta cheese over a crispy tostada topped with pico de gallo and guacamole

Mercedes Spinach Salad

$17

feta cheese, walnuts, black olives, tomatoes, grilled zucchini, mushrooms and onions

Kale Salad

$17

passion fruit truffle, carrots, almonds, grapes, green onions, drunken cheddar
SANDWICHES & ENTREES

Cuban Pork Sandwich

$17

pulled garlic-citrus pork with sliced ham, cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, pickles, mustard, mayo choice of french fries or house salad

Gorgonzola & Caramelized Onion Burger

$15

angus beef with lettuce, tomato and pickles choice of french fries or house mediterranean salad

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

$16

chili ancho aioli, jack cheese, caramelized onions, pickles, mustard, choice of french fries or house mediterranean salad

Beer Battered, Grilled or Blackened Fish Sandwich

$18

secret relish, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles choice of french fries or house mediterranean salad

Mexican Yogi Sandwich

$16

veggie chorizo, fried egg, guacamole, tomato, onions, and chili ancho aioli, choice of french fries or house mediterranean salad

Beyond Plant Based Burger

$17

fresh spinach, feta cheese, onion, tomato and pesto, choice of french fries, sweet potato fries or house mediterranean salad

Hibiscus Street Tacos

$14

hibiscus flowers, jack cheese, grilled onions, cilantro, carrots, guacamole with rice, black beans, plantains

Mexican Fish Tacos

$18

grilled or fried barramundi, cabbage, pico de gallo, guacamole, habanero aioli with rice, black beans, plantains

Ropa Vieja

$15

Cuban classic steak stew, with rice, black beans, plantains

Citrus Salmon

$22

Voted top 10 in the nation by Travel Channel
topped with lemon-caper sauce with sautéed mushrooms on spinach with rice, black beans, plantains

Pollo Sarape

$17

grilled chicken breast stuffed with spinach, goat cheese, basil, walnuts, colombian sauce and jack cheese with rice, black beans, plantains

Tomatillo Pork or Chicken Enchiladas

$14

cuban pork or grilled chicken breast, with roasted green tomatillo salsa, jack cheese, sour cream with rice, black beans, plantains

Cuban Pollo Empanizado

$16

grilled or breaded chicken breast, with grilled onions and garlic-citrus sauce with rice, black beans, plantains

Lechon Con Mojo

$15

slow roasted pork in garlic and onions, rice, black beans, plantains

Served 4PM – 10:30PM

APPETIZERS

Caribbean Tuna Pica

$16

ahi tuna, passion fruit truffle sauce, mandarin oranges, green onions, avocado and cilantro, served with homemade crispy wontons

Cuban Pork Sliders

$12

pork, ham, cheddar cheese, grilled onions, pickles, mustard, mayo

Pollo Latino Tostada

$12

chopped grilled chicken with Ortega chiles, jalapeños, tomatoes, onions and cilantro, tossed in a tangy white vinegar and olive oil, over a crispy tostada

Coconut Shrimp Jicaritas

$16

sautéed in a tropical fruit salsa, served over plantains

Picadillo Bartolito

$10

Cuban beef hash, black olives, queso fresco, black bean sauce, served over plantains

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

$12

served with homemade tortilla chips - add garlic shrimp +$5

Spinach & Mushroom Quesadilla

$12

jack cheese, drunken goat cheddar, creme fraiche, pico de gallo - add chicken +$3

Truffle Fries

$9

with parmesan cheese, fresh herbs, habanero aioli

Sweet Potato Fries

$6

served with habanero aioli

Black Bean Soup or Soup of The Day

$5 | $7

Sip-of-Soup of The Day

$3

SALADS

Add – Chicken +$4, Shrimp +$6, Salmon +$8

Seared Ahi Tuna Kale Salad

$25

ahi tuna, shredded carrots, toasted almonds, grapes, green onions, with a passion fruit truffle dressing

Grilled Vegetable Tostada Salad

$16

romaine lettuce, grilled corn, zucchini, green peppers, guacamole, rice, black beans, feta cheese

Mercedes Salad

$16

mixed greens, feta cheese, walnuts, black olives, tomatoes, grilled zucchini, mushrooms, marinated onions

Gorgonzola Walnut Truffle Salad

$17

mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, red onions

Chopped Spinach & Goat Cheese Salad

$16

red onions, toasted almonds, mandarin oranges

Cobb Salad

$16

romaine lettuce, red onions, tomatoes, avocado, gorgonzola cheese, bacon, egg

Kale Caesar Salad

$12

kale, red onions, homemade croutons, parmesan cheese

Served 4PM – 10:30PM

SEAFOOD ENTREES

Citrus Salmon

$27

Voted top 10 in the nation by Travel Channel
lemon-caper sauce, sautéed mushrooms, on a bed of grilled spinach with garlic mashed potatoes

Grilled Barramundi

$24

sautéed cherry tomatoes, capers, garlic, olives, with garlic mashed potatoes or Mediterranean salad

Caribbean Fish & Chips

$23

beer battered barramundi, tropical sesame coleslaw with french fries, tarter sauce and garlic-citrus sauce

Asia De Cuba Fried Rice With Shrimp

$24

stir fried rice, asian vegetables, coconut milk, with black beans, plantains - substitute chicken instead of shrimp $18

Ahi Tacos

$25

seared ahi tuna with hoisin sauce, sesame seeds, avocado, with rice, black beans, plantains

Beer Battered, Grilled or Blackened Fish Sandwich

$21

our secret relish, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, on a brioche bun, choice of french fries or Mediterranean salad

Seafood Paella

$25

saffron rice, shrimp, calamari, muscles, sausage, cooked in our secret tomato base, with black beans, plantains

Sunday Night Paella For Two

$65

includes black beans, plantains, Mediterranean salad and liter of Sangria

Surf & Turf Chimichurri Tacos

$25

skirt steak topped with garlic and fresh herb marinade with avocado & mushroom fried rice, plantains
DESSERTS

Layered Chocolate Almond Mousse Cake

$8

Creme Brûlée

$8

Cuban Coffee Flan

$8

Bread Pudding A La Mode

$8

CLASSIC HOUSE ENTREES

Good, Bad & Evil

$42

8oz filet mignon, truffle mac & cheese, arugula salad

East Meets West Steak Chimichurri

$28

skirt steak topped with garlic and fresh herb marinade with avocado & mushroom fried rice, plantains

Pollo Sarape

$18

grilled chicken breast stuffed with spinach, goat cheese, basil, walnuts, topped with Colombian sauce and melted jack cheese, with garlic mashed potatoes

Tomatillo Pork or Chicken Enchiladas

$17

Cuban pork or grilled chicken breast, topped with roasted green tomatillo salsa, melted jack cheese, and sour cream with rice, black beans, plantains

Cuban Pollo Empanizado

$18

grilled or breaded chicken breast, smothered with green onions and garlic-citrus sauce with rice, black beans, plantains

Lechon Con Mojo

$16

slow roasted garlic-citrus pork and onions with rice, black beans, plantains

Ropa Vieja

$16

"Old Clothes" a Cuban classic. Slow roasted pulled flank steak stew, with rice, black beans, plantains

Cuban Pork Sandwich

$17

slow roasted garlic-citrus pork, sliced ham, cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, pickles, mustard, mayo, choice of french fries or Mediterranean salad

Gorgonzola & Caramelized Onion Burger

$15

angus beef with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles on a brioche bun, choice of french fries or Mediterranean salad

Hibiscus Street Tacos

$14

hibiscus flowers, guacamole, jack cheese, with rice, black beans, plantains

Spinach & Goat Cheese Enchiladas

$16

sautéed with peppers and garlic topped with Colombian sauce, melted jack cheese, avocado - add shrimp +$6

Huevos Rancheros

$15

sour cream, guacamole, tortillas with rice, black beans, plantains

Served 4PM – 10:30PM

KIDS MENU

Cheese Quesadilla

$6

with chicken +$4

Sliced Chicken Breast

$10

rice & black beans

Cheese Burger Slider

$8

with french fries

Sliced Fried Chicken Breast

$10

with french fries
A LA CARTE

Rice & Black Beans

$7

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

$6

Sweet Plantains

$6

Sautéed Vegetables

$7

Sautéed Spinach

$7

Mediterranean Salad

$8

Avocado & Mushroom Fried Rice

$12

Grilled Salmon

$11

Grilled Chicken Breast

$9

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Reviews

“Excellent any time of the day, and super dog friendly! Their omelets are amazing, their cocktails are great, their sandwiches are delicious.”

Jake M(Yelp 5 Stars)

“Always great food. Can be crowded because of the great food and fun staff. Try the specials, the owner Mercedes is very creative with her menu and there is something for EVERYONE...”

Nik F.(Yelp 5 Stars)

“Great vibe, service exceptional. We will be back! The patio is s perfect place to come if you have a dog with very friendly to animals and clean.”

Marcy J.(Yelp 5 Stars)

“Lovely, warm atmosphere. Interesting and eclectic decor. Had a wonderful breakfast The Politically Correct omelette with goat cheese was excellent. The staff is great...”

Pamela B.(Yelp 5 Stars)

“Occasionally you find a diamond in the rough! That's Mercedes! Inviting atmosphere, mouth watering food and attentive service all at a reasonable price makes Mercedes one of my favorite new lunch spots!”

John S.(Yelp 5 Stars)

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14 Washington Blvd
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

310.827.6209

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