at a Glance COST:  $$ SERVICE:  **** FOOD:  **** ATMOSPHERE:  **** STYLE:  Casual BASE:  Local Restaurant Group HOURS:  OPEN Daily at 11am RATING:  ****     N/A                           HEALTH INSPECTION RATING:  New! OFFICIAL WEBSITE: 8079 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-247-0414 COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE. Menu and Prices are Subject to Change Full Beer, Wine & Spirits Available Kids Menu Items Available RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING This page last updated 11/18/2012
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La Casa Del Burro Flojo Express Lunch Available 11am to 3pm Monday thru Friday and Noon til 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. Taco A crispy corn tortilla stuffed with your choice of filling with lettuce and cheese. 3.89 Enchilada A soft corn tortilla stuffed with your choice of filling with enchilada sauce and cheese. 3.99 Tamal Tender beef wrapped in an authentic soft corn shell topped with our seasoned ground beef, whole beans and mild sauce. 4.25 Chalupa A flat crisp corn tortilla covered with beans, lettuce, guacamole. and sliced tomatoes. 3.99 Tostaguac A flat crisp corn tortilla covered with beef, beans, lettuce, cheese, diced tomatoes and guacamole. 4.25 Tostada A flat crisp tortilla covered with beans, lettuce, cheese and sliced tomatoes topped with sour cream. 3.99 Favorites Taquitos Mexicanos Two corn tortillas wrapped around your favorite fillings and deep fried to a golden brown and topped with pico de gallo, lettuce, tomato, guacamole and sour cream. Served with Mexican rice and beans. 5.99 Arroz Con Pollo A whole different version of marinated chicken breast with sauteed vegetables and melted cheese.  Served with Mexican rice, lettuce, guacamole and sour cream. 7.49 Burritos Supremos Two flour tortillas filled with steak and cheese or chicken and cheese.  Topped with melted cheese and cheese sauce.  Served with Mexican rice and beans. 7.49 Shrimp Fajitas Tender shrimp served with sauteed onions and bell peppers, garnished with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and tortillas. 7.99 Pollo Monterey A delicious portion of marinated chicken breast topped with a layer of melted cheese and a great sauce.  Served with Mexican rice, lettuce and sour cream. 7.49 Taco Salad with Beef A crisp flour tortilla with melted cheese sauce topped with seasoned ground beef tomato, cheese, and sour cream. 4.99 Taco Salad with Chicken A crisp flour tortilla with melted cheese sauce topped with spicy tender chicken, tomato, cheese and sour cream. 5.25 Botanas (Appetizers) Chips and Salsa Two baskets free with meal.  Each additional basket 2.99. FREE Cheese Nachos 4.99 Cheese and Bean Nachos 5.49 Nachos with Chicken or Beef and Beans 5.99 Nachos Supreme Cheese nachos with beef, shredded chicken and beans, topped with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream. 7.99 Fajita Nachos on Rice 8.99 Shrimp Fajita Nachos Our famous shrimp fajitas served on a bed of crisp nachos and topped with sauteed vegetables and melted cheese. 8.99 Wing Nachos Served with our special sauce. 6.99 Queso Fundido Melted Monterey jack cheese topped with chorizo, bell peppers, tomatoes and onions. Served with tortillas. 6.99 Flojo Onion Explosion Our onion is hand carved then deep fried until golden brown and ready to dip into a white cheese sauce. 6.99 Chicken Wings Chicken wings deep fried and topped with our special sauce.  Served with celery, carrots and dressing. 6.99 Buffalo Chicken Tenders Chicken Tenders lightly breaded and deep fried and topped with our special sauce.  Served with celery, carrots and dressing. 6.99 El Burro Flojo Nachos Our famous steak, chicken and shrimp nachos.  Served with lettuce, tomato, cheese, onions, green peppers and sour cream. 9.99 Fiesta Platter Ribs, chicken wings and quesadillas with steak, chicken and shrimp.  Seasoned with El Burro Flojo Dip. 14.99 Cheese Quesadilla A flour tortilla stuffed with cheese and grilled. 4.99 Quesadilla Loca A flour tortilla filled with melted cheese, spinach and mushrooms, then grilled to perfection. 6.99 Combinations All combos served with Mexican rice and beans. 1.  Burrito, Chile Relleno 6.99 2.  Enchilada, Chalupa 6.99 3.  Burrito, Tostada 6.99 4.  Two Burritos 6.99 5.  Tostaguac, Chile Relleno 6.99 6.  Burrito, Taco 6.99 7.  Tamale, Taco 6.99 8.  Chile Relleno, Chalupa 6.99 9.  Burrito, Tamale 6.99 10.  Enchilada, Chile Relleno 6.99 11.  Enchilada, Taco 6.99 12.  Two Enchiladas 6.99 13.  Enchilada, Burrito 6.99 14.  Two Tamale with Cheese Sauce 6.99 15.  Burrito, Enchilada, Tamale 7.99 16.  Chalupa, Chile Relleno, Enchilada 7.99 17.  Taco, Chile Relleno, Enchilada 7.99 18.  Tostada, Chile Relleno Burrito 7.99 19.  Burrito, Enchilada, Taco 7.99 20.  Chalupa, Burrito, Enchilada 7.99 21.  Tostaguac, Taco, Burrito 7.99 22.  Three Enchiladas 7.99 23.  Chile Relleno, Taco, Tamale 7.99 24.  Taco, Burrito, Chalupa 7.99 25.  Burrito, Chile Relleno, Taco 7.99 26.  Taco, Burrito, Tamale 7.99 27.  Taco, Two Enchiladas 7.99 28.  Enchilada, Taco, Chalupa 7.99 29.  Chile Relleno, Taco, Cheese Quesadilla 7.99 30.  Two Chiles Relleno, Taco 7.99 31.  Tamale, Flauta, Cheese Quesadilla 7.99 32.  Three Tacos 7.99 33.  Chicken Enchilada w/Green Sauce, Cheese Enchilada w/cheese Sauce, Taco 7.99 34.  Cheese Quesadilla, Beef Enchilada, Chicken Enchilada 7.99 35.  Spinach Enchilada, Chicken Enchilada, Cheese Enchilada topped w. Cheese Sauce. 7.99 Pollo (Chicken) Pollo Asado a la Parilla Chicken marinated in our homemade tropical recipe.  Served with Mexican rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and tortillas. 11.99 Chicken and Shrimp A delicious marinated chicken breast and grilled shrimp.  Served on a bed of Mexican rice. 13.99 Arroz Con Pollo Marinated chicken breast with sauteed vegetables and melted cheese.  Served with Mexican rice, lettuce, guacamole and sour cream. 9.49 Pollo Monterey A chicken breast marinated and topped with melted cheese and covered in our great cheese sauce.  Served with Mexican rice and beans. 9.49 Pollo Loco A chicken breast with mushrooms, onions and tomato puree.  Topped with sour cream and served with Mexican rice and beans. 9.49 Chicken Finger Dinner Chicken strips served lightly breaded and fried with a side of french fries. 6.99 Famous Fajitas Authenticas All fajitas served with Mexican rice, beans, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, and your choice of corn or flour tortillas. Fajitas for One Steak or chicken. 10.99 Fajitas Combo (for two) We use our special recipe to cook tender strips of marinated chicken breast and steak with sauteed onions, bell peppers and tomatoes. 18.99 Parrillada Mexicana (for three) Sauteed vegetables, chicken, scallops, shrimp, steak, ribs and carnitas. 29.99 El Burro Floho Fajitas Tender strips of marinated steak, chicken and shrimp cooked with sauteed onions, bell peppers and tomatoes. 12.99 Shrimp Fajitas Shrimp grilled to perfection and combined with sauteed vegetables. 12.99 Scallops and Shrimp Fajitas Succulent scallops and shrimp grilled to perfection.  Served with vegetables, salad, Mexican rice and beans. 12.99 Burritos Burrito de Chile Colorado An original recipe of Chile Colorado smothered with steak chunks and beans all inside a big flour tortilla covered with cheese and Chile Colorado.  Served with Mexican rice and pico de gallo. 8.99 Burrito Mexicano A flour tortilla stuffed with pork cooked with tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and topped with cheese, lettuce and tomatoes.  Served with avocado slices. 7.99 Burrito de Carne Asada A flour tortilla filled with sirloin steak, onions, peppers and beans.  Smothered with cheese and salsa verde.  Served with Mexican rice and pico de gallo. 8.99 Burrito Fajita Chicken or steak and served with a salad. 8.99 Burrito Shrimp Fajita Served with a salad. 8.99 Burrito Special Choice of chicken or beef with sauce, topped with cheese, lettuce and sour cream. 5.99 El Tipico Burrito Burrito A large flour tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef or tender chunks or beef or chicken. Topped with lettuce, tomato, sour cream and cheeses.  Served with Mexican rice and beans. 7.49 El Burro Flojo California A big flour tortilla stuffed with grilled chicken or steak and served with Mexican rice and beans, guacamole, pico de gallo and topped with cheese sauce. 9.49 Burritos Supremos Two flour tortillas filled with steak or chicken with cheese.  Served with Mexican rice and beans. 10.49 Enchiladas Served with Mexican rice and beans. Enchiladas Rancheras Three cheese enchiladas topped with tender pork tips, cooked tomatoes, onions, bell peppers and enchilada sauce.  Garnished with a salad. 9.99 Enchiladas Popeye (Spinach) Four corn tortillas filled with spinach and mushrooms.  Topped with our special great sauce. 9.99 Enchiladas Supremas Four stuffed corn tortillas, one beef, one chicken, one cheese, one bean.  Served topped with enchilada sauce, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream. 8.99 Enchiladas Fajita Suizas Four corn tortillas filled with marinated breast of chicken smothered with cheese and sour cream. 10.99 Vegetarian Favoritos A.  Vegetarian Burrito A flour tortilla filled with cheese, beans and sauteed vegetables. 6.99 B.  Veggie Quesadilla A flour tortilla filled with beans, cheese and grilled veggies.  Then grilled. 6.99 C.  Chalupa, Enchilada Beans Served with sauteed vegetables. 6.99 D.  Two Bean Burritos w/Nacho Cheese Served with sauteed vegetables. 6.99 E.  Vegetarian Fajitas Mixed grilled vegetables cooked to perfection.  Served with lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream and corn or flour tortillas. 9.99 F.  Bean Burrito, Quesadilla and Chalupa Served with sauteed vegetables. 7.49 G.  Vegetarian Chimichanga A flour tortilla filled with beans, cheese and sauteed vegetables, deep-fried to a golden brown an topped with cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole salad and pico de gallo.   Served with Mexican rice and beans. 8.49   Quesadillas All plates include lettuce, guacamole, and sour cream. Cheese Quesadilla A flour tortilla stuffed with cheese and grilled. 3.99 Spinach Quesadilla A delicious flour tortilla filled with spinach and cheese. 5.49 Chicken Quesadilla A flour tortilla filled with a portion of our famous shredded chicken with cheese, then grilled. 5.49 Lunch Specialties Speedy Gonzales One taco, one enchilada, and your choice of Mexican rice or refried beans. 4.49 Huevos Rancheros Ranch-style eggs topped with Mexican sauce.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and two flour tortillas. 5.49 Huevos Con Chorizo Mexican sausage and scrambled eggs, served with Mexican rice, beans and two flour tortillas. 5.49 Huevos Mexicanos Scrambled eggs, green pepper, onion and tomatoes.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and two flour tortillas. 5.49 Lunch Special #1 Chile relleno, taco, beans and guacamole salad. 5.49 Lunch Special #2 One burrito, Mexican rice and beans. 4.99 Lunch Special #3 Bean burrito, cheese enchilada and Mexican rice. 4.49 Lunch Special #4 Beef tamale, chicken quesadilla, Mexican rice and beans. 5.49 Lunch Special #5 Burrito, taco and Mexican rice. 5.49 Lunch Special #6 Enchilada, chile relleno and Mexican rice. 5.49 Lunch Special #7 Chicken Quesadilla, Mexican rice and beans. 5.49 Chimichanga A flour tortilla stuffed with your choice of chunks of beef or spicy chicken and deep fried golden brown.  Topped with cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole salad and pico de gallo.  Served with Mexican rice and beans. 6.49 El Tipico Burrito A large flour tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef and beans or tender chunks of chicken.  Topped with lettuce, tomato, sour cream and cheese.  Served with Mexican rice and beans. 6.25 Taco Salad Fajitas A crisp flour tortilla with melted cheese sauce topped with your choice of chicken or steak sauteed with onions, bell peppers and tomatoes covered with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and  pico de gallo. 6.99 Fajitas We use our special recipe to cook tender strips of marinated chicken breast or beef skirt steak.  Garnished with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo.  Served with sauteed onions, bell peppers and tortillas. 6.99 Dips Cheese Dip 3.49 Bean Dip 3.25 Spinach Dip 3.99 Guacamole Dip 3.99 El Burro Flojo Dip Chicken or beef with pico de gallo and great cheese sauce. 3.99 Shrimp Dip Served with pico de gallo. 5.75 Chorizo Dip Served with pico de gallo. 4.99 Caldos (Soup) Caldo de Camaron 10.99 Caldo de Pescado 9.99 Caldo 7 Mares 13.99 Caldo de Pollo 6.99 Cotel de Camaron 10.99 Chimichangas Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.  We fill a flour tortilla with cheese, beans and your choice of ingredients and deep fry it to a golden brown.  We top it with cheese, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo.  Extra cheese $0.99. Ground Beef 7.99 Chunks of Steak 7.99 Shredded Chicken 7.99 Fajita Chicken 8.99 Fajita Steak 8.99 Fajita Shrimp 8.99 Quesadillas Served with lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole. Cheese Quesadilla A flour tortilla stuffed with cheese and grilled. 4.99 Quesadilla Loca A flour tortilla filled with melted cheese, spinach and mushrooms, then grilled to perfection. 6.99 Chicken Quesadilla A flour tortilla filled with cheese and a delicious portion of our famous shredded chicken recipe, then grilled. 6.99 Quesadilla Rellena A flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, chopped beef and beans and grilled to perfection. 6.99 El Burro Flojo Fajita Quesadilla Steak or chicken smothered with special cheese sauce and served with rice and beans. 8.99 Fajita Quesadilla A flour tortilla stuffed with marinated steak or chicken fajitas and grilled to perfection. 7.99 Shrimp Quesadilla A flour tortilla filled and grilled with shrimp, cheese and sauteed vegetables and then grilled to perfection. 7.99 Especialidades de la Casa (Specialties of the House) Our steaks are USDA and are cooked to taste. Bistec Mexicano Smothered with cooked onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and tortillas. 11.49 Bistec Ranchero Smothered with Ranchero sauce.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and flour tortillas. 11.49 Bistec a la Tempiqueno Steak cooked to your taste.  Served with Mexican rice, beans, tossed salad and flour tortillas. 11.49 Carne Asada Sirloin steak marinated and cooked to perfection on our grill.  Garnished with lettuce, lime, onions and sliced avocado.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and flour tortillas. 10.99 Special Dinner One of each:  chalupa, taco, chile relleno, tamal and enchilada.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and flour tortillas. 10.99 Chile Colorado Diced, broiled steak with red chile sauce.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and flour tortillas.  (Also available with chunk chicken). 10.99 Carnitas Tender pork tips garnished with lettuce, pico de gallo and tomato.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and flour tortillas. 10.99 Tacos de Asada Four corn or flour tortillas stuffed with grilled steak and pico de gallo.  Served with special sauce, rice and beans. 10.99 El Burro Flojo Special One chicken burrito and one chicken enchilada topped with lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo and sliced avocado. 7.25 Taquitos Mexicanos Four rolled corn tortillas stuffed with shredded beef or chicken.  Served with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo. 7.25 Flautas Mexicanas Three rolled corn tortillas stuffed with shredded beef or chicken then deep-fried served with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo. 7.25 Bistec y  Camaron 12oz. T-Bone steak cooked to order served with jumbo marinated shrimp.  Mexican rice, beans, tossed salad and tortillas on the side. 15.99 12oz. Ribeye Choice Ribeye cooked to order served with Charro beans and rice.  Lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole and garlic bread on the side. 15.99 Mariscos (Seafood) El Burro Flojo Camaron Broiled jumbo shrimp cooked with butter and California vegetables.  Served on a bed of Mexican rice. 11.99 Camarones al Mojo de Ajo Shrimp marinated in our special recipe and then grilled to perfection and garnished with a lemon wedge and garlic butter.  Served with Mexican rice. 11.99 Camarones a la Diabla Delicious jumbo shrimp cooked with our diabla sauce and garnished with lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo and served with Mexican rice. 11.99 Chile de Arbol Camarones Shrimp sauteed with crushed chili peppers in a delicious butter sauce.  Served with rice, lettuce and avocado. 11.99 Shrimp Enchiladas Four flour tortillas filled with shrimp marinated in our special recipe.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and salad. 11.99 Shrimp Chipotle Four flour tortillas filled with shrimp marinated in our special chipotle sauce.  Served with Mexican rice, beans and salad. 11.99 Camarones Don Berto Chopped shrimp, onion, green peppers, tomatoes.  Served with rice, beans and tortillas. 11.99 Poblano Pepper Shrimp Shrimp with bell pepper, onions, and tomatoes.  Served with rice, lettuce, sour cream and cheese dip. 11.99 Fish Tacos Three flour tortillas stuffed with grilled tilapia and our special sauce.  Served with rice, lettuce, shredded cheese and pico de gallo. 7.99 Burgers/Sandwiches/Wraps All burgers served with fries. Classic Burger Grilled and garnished with lettuce, tomato, onions and pickles. 5.99 Cheese Steak Sandwich Thinly sliced sirloin steak sliced and broiled, mixed with green peppers and onions and covered with Monterrey Jack cheese. 6.99 Barbecue Chicken Sandwich Boneless breast of chicken grilled with barbecue sauce and garnished with lettuce, tomato, onions and pickles. 5.99 Grilled Chicken Sandwich Boneless breast of chicken, grilled and topped with cheese sauce.  Garnished with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles. 5.99 Burrito Chicken Wrap Chicken tenders golden fried then wrapped in a flour tortilla with lettuce, tomato and your choice of dressing. 5.99 Side Orders Chips & Salsa 3.25 / 6.25 Mexican Rice 1.49 Mexican Beans 1/49 French Fries 1.49 Pico de Gallo 1.29 Jalapenos 0.99 Sour Cream 0.99 Flour or Corn Tortillas (3) 0.75 Shredded Cheese 0.99 A la Carte Each or double the order. Tostaguacs 3.49 / 6.25 Chicken Burritos 3.50 / 6.50 Beef Burritos 3.50 / 6.50 Bean Burritos 3.15 / 5.99 Chalupas 3.49 / 5.99 Beef Tostadas 3.49 / 5.99 Chile Rellenos 3.49 / 6.49 Tamales 2.49 / 6.49(3) Chicken Enchiladas 2.26 / 6.25(3) Cheese Enchiladas 1.99 / 5.75(3) Beef Enchiladas 2.25 / 6.25(3) Beef Tacos 1.69 / 4.99(3) Chicken Tacos 1.69 / 4.99(3) Flautas 2.99 / 5.99(2) Desserts Sopapilla A flour tortilla deep fried to a golden brown and topped with honey, butter and cinnamon. 1.99 Sopapilla w/Ice Cream 3.49 Flan Traditional Mexico-City style creme caramel baked fresh daily. 3.49 Fried Chimichanga Apple or banana or a mixture of apple and banana with nuts, butter, cinnamon, and sugar rolled into a flour tortilla and fried.  Served with caramel sauce and whipped cream. 3.49 Fried Ice Cream Vanilla ice cream rolled into crispy flakes and deep-fried.  Served with cinnamon sugared tortilla shell and topped with hot fudge with whipped cream. 3.79 Platano Frito A fried banana with sweet milk and chocolate sauce. 3.79 Churros Deep fried pastry strips rolled in sugar and cinnamon. 3.79 Not Available        The Lunch Crew at Knoxville Dining at a Glance has made three trips to this location to find the windows papered and a closed restaurant.  Finally we meet up with clean windows and various street signs as well as billboards announcing the opening of a new Mexican Restaurant in Olde Kingston Towne Shopping Center.  Not sure of the name, we have various documents showing several names always ending in Flojo.  This new restaurant has set up shop in a location that previously served as Hong Kong House.  Burro Flojo shows no indication of a remodel and has quite a spacious location for Mexican dining and a full service bar.  On its opening week, we had scouts in this restaurant Monday, Tuesday and Friday and found no faults in the service or quality of service or meals.  “If the salsa is no good, everything else is no good.”  That salsa was very Good!  The staff even sent out a complimentary Spicy Bean & Queso Dip that won half the table over.  The chips were served warm and crispy!  We are impressed.  The restaurant is new and is larger that it looks, it feels traditional Mexican restaurant fare.  Our burritos were served hot with beef-two styles, ground and chunky.  The chunky was very tender, very soft and quite tasty.  Our favorite is still the ground beef served the traditional style.  Come to find out, nobody on the Lunch Crew ordered chicken.  That means another trip is in order.  Most Mexican restaurants run middle of the line, few stand out.  We are very glad to see Burro Flojo in the Downtown West area because the previous dominant leader in that area has about served its term.  We, for the most part bid farewell to the other Downtown West Mexican Restaurant last year.  Pelancho’s has thrown in the towel as far a being a quality restaurant and we pronounce Burro Flojo as the new King.  Then we find out that it is owned and operated by our friends of La Fiesta, our favorite Cumberland Estates Mexican Restaurant.  Give the “Lazy Donkey” a try, we are sure you will like it.  (Burro Flojo refers to “Lazy Donkey”)