Pelancho’s Mexican Grill at a Glance COST:  $$$ SERVICE:   *** FOOD:  **** ATMOSPHERE:  *** STYLE:  Casual BASE:  Local Restaurant HOURS:  Sun - Thur: 11am -10pm;  Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm RATING:  ***                              ***1/2 HEALTH INSPECTION RATING:  61  (06/26/2011) Official Website: http://www.pelanchos.com/        Botanas (Appetizers) Nachos Served with cheese. 4.49 Nachos Cheese & Jalapenos 4.99 Nachos Cheese & Beans 5.49 Nachos Beef, Bean & Cheese 6.49 Nachos Spicy Ground Beef or Shredded Chicken 5.99 Chicken or Steak Fajita Nachos 7.99 Pelancho's Nachos For hungry ones!  Bed of crispy tortilla chips with great amounts of beans, beef, chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and sour cream.                                 7.99 Sampler Platter Chicken Wings, Pelancho’s Dip, Spinach Quesadillas, roasted peppers stuffed with cream cheese. 9.99 Chicken Wings Twelve served with celery carrots and dressing. 7.99 Antojitos (Dips) Guacamole Dip 3.99 Cheese Dip 3.99 Pelancho's Dip Beef, Pico de Gallo, cheese sauce. 4.99 Spinach Dip 3.99 Ensaladas (Salads) Taco Salad Crisp flour tortilla filled with beef or chicken, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, and sour cream. 6.99 Fajita Taco Salad Crisp flour tortilla filled with fajita beef or chicken, topped with melted cheese sauce, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, guacamole, and Pico de Gallo. 7.99 Shrimp Fajita Taco Salad Same as taco salad but shrimp instead of beef or chicken. 8.99 House Salad Crisp lettuce, tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and cheese.  Served with your choice of dressing. 3.99 Pelancho's Salad Delicately seasoned, grilled chicken breast, sliced on a bed of lettuce, fried tortilla strips, avocado, tomato, onions and green pepper, topped with shredded cheese and choice of dressing.  7.99 Quesos Fundidos A Pelancho's specialty.  A casserole dish full of melted cheese mixed with your choice of ingredients. Queso Flamedo Chorizo. 5.99 Queso Beef or Chicken Fajita 6.99 Queso Vegetable Bell pepper, onions and mushrooms. 5.99 Quesadillas A flour tortilla with your favorite fillings and melted cheese, grilled to perfection.  Garnished with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream, and Pico De Gallo. Cheese Quesadilla 4.99 Quesadilla Rellena Grilled tortilla with cheese, beef and beans.                                                                             5.99 Chicken Fajita Quesadilla 6.99 Steak Fajita Quesadilla 6.99 Spinach Quesadillas 5.99 Shrimp Fajita Quesadilla 7.99 A La Carte Beef Burrito Chalupa 3.99 (1)  6.49 (2) 2.89    5.49 Chicken Burrito Beef Tostada 3.99       6.49 3.49    5.49 Bean Burrito Tostaguac 3.99       6.49 3.39    5.89 Beef Enchilada Chili Relleno 2.29       5.99 (3) 2.99    5.99 Chicken Enchilada Tamale 2.29       5.99 (3) Pork Only Cheese Enchilada 2.49    6.99 (3) 2.29       5.99 (3) Beef Taco 1.99       4.99 (3) Chicken Taco 1.99       4.99 (3) Fajita Taco 2.99       7.99 (3) Extras  Tortillas Jalapenos Three Corn or Flour.  0.99 0.75 Sour Cream Refried Beans 0.99 1.99 Pico de Gallo Rice & Beans 0.99 1.99 Cheese Sauce Guacamole 1.99 1.99 Fajitas We proudly take the perfect combination of spices, fresh vegetables and the finest quality of marinated meat and seafood, cook them to perfection on our open flame grill - or the traditional way - and then saute them to create the perfect fajita to be brought to your table in a sizzling skillet.  All of our fajitas are served with Mexican Rice, refried beans, plenty of corn or flour tortillas, and are garnished with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo. Fajitas  Single order, beef, chicken, or combination.  10.99 Fajitas Double Order  Double the beef, chicken, or a combination. 20.99 Pelancho's Fajitas  Beef, chicken, shrimp, and chorizo - our special recipe.  13.99 Parrillada Mexicana  Ribs, chicken, shrimp, chorizo, tender beef, with all condiments, and two quesadillas.  (Enough for two). 26.49 Especialidades de La Casa House Specialties Aguacate Relleno Avocado stuffed with your choice of grilled chicken, steak or shrimp wrapped in Monterrey Jack cheese, lightly breaded and fried.  Served with a mini burrito, Mexican rice, charro beans, sour cream and pico de gallo.  Subject to seasonal availability. 10.99 Carne Asada  Thin sliced sirloin served with Mexican rice, refried beans, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and avocados.   10.99 Taquitos Mexicanos  Four rolled corn tortillas stuffed with shredded beef or chicken, crisp fried to perfection and served with lettuce, guacamole, tomatoes and sour cream.   6.99  Pelancho's Special  One each, chicken burrito and echilada topped with lettuce, sour cream pico de gallo, and avacado slices.   6.99 Chile Colorado  Beef chunks cooked with red chili sauce, served with Mexican rice, refried beans and flour tortillas. 9.99 Special Dinner  For the hungry ones!  Chalupa, taco, chili relleno, tamale, enchilada, Mexican rice, and refried beans. 9.99 Carnitas  Juicy pork tips, served with Mexican rice and beans. 9.99 Tacos de Carne Asada Three soft steak tacos served with pico de gallo, baked potato and charro beans. 9.99 Tacos de Deshebrada Three soft tacos filled with slow-cooked beef, grilled onions, tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro.  Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.  10.99 Burritos  Pelancho's Burrito  Large tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef or tender seasoned chicken, topped with lettuce, sour cream, tomatoes, and cheese.  Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.  7.99 Burrito Special  One beef burrito with sauce, topped with cheese, tomatoes, lettuce and sour cream.   4.99  Burrito al carbon  Chunks of steak, marinated then grilled wrapped in a large flour tortilla. Served with cheese dip, pico de gallo, charro beans, and Mexican rice.  8.99 Burrito Supremo  Large flour tortilla filled with steak or chicken fajita meat and beans.  Covered with spicy cheese sauce, served with rice, beans, salad, and sour cream.  8.99 Burrito Jeremias Choose from fajita chicken or beef mixed in a creamy bacon and mushroom sauce, wrapped in a large flour tortilla with the freshest vegetables.  All covered in a spicy cheese sauce. 8.99 Chimichangas Over stuffed flour tortilla with choice of filling, then deep fried to a golden brown and topped with cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo, and guacamole.  Served with Mexican rice and refried beans. Beef Chimichanga  7.49 Steak Chimichanga 7.99 Chicken Chimichanga 7.99 Shrimp Chimichanga 9.99 Fajitas Chimichanga 8.99   Pollo  Chicken  Pechuga Acapulco Full butterfly chicken breast battered to hold in the juices, breaded and fried.  Smothered with Acapulco sauce and Monterrey cheese.  Served with Mexican rice, charro beans, sour cream and pico de gallo. 10.99 Pollo en Mole  Shredded chicken breast cooked in our homemade mole sauce made from five different mild peppers, toasted bread, sesame seed, and other spices, served with Mexican rice and beans with tortillas.   8.99  Pollo a La Monterrey  A delicious marinated chicken breast topped with a layer of melted cheese and our great cheese sauce.  Served on a bed of crisp lettuce, rice beans, and sour cream. 8.99 Pollo a La Parrilla  Tender chicken delicately marinated with fresh tropical sauce, grilled to perfection and served in a sizzling skillet.  Served with Mexican rice and refried beans, and garnished with lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo, and guacamole.  9.99 Arroz con Pollo Our delicious chicken fajitas served on a bed of rice and topped with sautéed onions, bell peppers tomatoes and cheese sauce.  8.99 Pechuga Gratinada A jumbo chicken breast marinated, grilled and smothered with a layer of Monterrey-Jack cheese, mushrooms, onions and peppers.  Served with Anaheim chile relleno and salad.   8.99   Enchiladas Enchiladas Supremas  Four stuffed corn tortillas (one beef, one cheese, one chicken, one bean) topped with enchilada sauce, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream. 7.99 Enchiladas Rancheras  Three cheese enchiladas topped with tender pork tips, cooked tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and enchilada sauce.  Garnished with a salad.  7.49  Enchiladas Suizas  Four corn tortillas, filled with marinated breast of chicken, smothered with our own tomatillo sauce, cheese and sour cream. 7.99 Enchiladas del Mar  Three shrimp enchiladas covered with creamy red sauce and parmesan cheese.  Garnished with lettuce and sour cream.  8.99 Enchiladas El Fuerte  Four corn tortillas filled with spinach, sour cream, and mushrooms, topped with our cheese sauce, lettuce and pico de gallo. 7.99 Enchiladas del Mar  Three shrimp enchiladas served with rice and salad. 8.99 Enchiladas Rojas Three corn tortillas rolled and filled with our house blend of cheeses and fresh onions.  Topped with guajillo sauce and garnished with sour cream and pico de gallo. 8.99   Mariscos  (Seafood) Camarones al Ajillo  Shrimp marinated in our special recipe, grilled to perfection and garnished with a lemon wedge and garlic butter.  Served with Mexican rice. 10.99 Camarones Acapulco  Eight jumbo shrimp battered, breaded and deep fried.  Covered with ranchero sauce and Monterrey Jack cheese.  Served with Mexican rice, pico de gallo, avocado and lime.  10.99  Camarones Pelancho’s Ten breaded big shrimp sauteed in our homemade spicy sweet and sour sauce.  Served on a bed of crispy lettuce. 10.99 Arroz con Camaron Delicious marinated fajita-style shrimp served on a bed of Mexican rice and topped with sauteed onions, bell pepper, tomatoes and cheese sauce. 9.99 Enchiladas del Mar  Three shrimp enchiladas covered with creamy red sauce and parmesan cheese.  Served with Mexican rice and salad. 8.99 Steaks Beef Steak a la Tampiquena 12oz. T-bone steak served with Mexican rice, refried beans, salad and tortillas. 10.99 Beef Steak Ranchero 12oz. T-bone steak covered with ranchero sauce.  Served with Mexican rice, refried beans and tortillas. 10.99 Beef Steak Mexicano 12oz. T-bone steak topped with cooked onions, tomatoes and bell peppers.  Served with tortillas, Mexican rice and refried beans.  Also available with jalapeno pepper. 10.99 Steak & Shrimp 12oz. T-bone steak and six grilled shrimp served with Mexican rice and salad. 13.99 Platillos  Vegetarians Big Veggie Burrito A large flour tortilla stuffed with steamed broccoli, carrots, squash, onions, peppers, tomatoes and mushrooms.  Covered with cheese and hot tomatilla sauce.  Served with Mexican rice. 7.99 Veggie Chimichanga Overstuffed flour tortilla filled with steamed broccoli, carrots, squash, onions, peppers, tomatoes and mushrooms.  Deep-fried to a golden brown and topped with cheese sauce. Served with lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo, guacamole, Mexican rice and refried beans. 6.99 Vegetarian Plate A  One chalupa, cheese enchilada, and refried beans.  5.99 Vegetarian Plate B  One chile relleno and one bean burrito. 6.49 Vegetarian Plate C  One spinach enchilada, one cheese quesadilla, and one bean tostada. 6.99   Platillos Combinados  Combination Platters  6.99 1.  One taco, enchilada, and chalupa. 2.  One enchilada, taco, and chile relleno. 3.  Two tacos, one enchilada, and chile con queso. 4.  One taco, two enchiladas and Mexican rice. 5.  One chalupa, chile relleno, and refried beans. 6.  One burrito, taco and enchilada. 7.  Two tacos, Mexican rice and refried beans. 8.  One enchilada, chalupa and Mexican rice. 9.  One enchilada, tamale, Mexican rice, and refried beans. 10.  One enchilada, chile relleno, Mexican rice, and refried beans. 11.  One enchilada, taco, Mexican rice and refried beans. 12.  Two enchiladas, Mexican rice, and refried beans. 13.  One enchilada, burrito and chile relleno. 14.  One burrito, enchilada, and tamale. 15.  One chalupa, chile relleno, and enchilada. 16.  One tostada, chile relleno, and enchilada. 17.  One chalupa, chile relleno, and burrito. 18.  One burrito, enchilada, Mexican rice and refried beans. 19.  One chalupa, burrito and enchilada. 20.  One chalupa, taco, and tostada. 21.  One chile relleno, burrito, and Mexican rice. 22.  One chile relleno, taco, Mexican rice and refried beans. 23.  One taco, burrito, and chalupa. 24.  One burrito, chile relleno and taco. 25.  One taco, burrito, Mexican rice, and refried beans. 26.  Two chile rellenos, Mexican rice and refried beans.   Bebidas Drinks Iced Tea Free Refills 1.25 Coca-Cola Products  Free refills. 1.25 Coffee  Free refills.   .99 Milk  .99   Menu COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE.   This page last updated 07/18/2011 Menu and Prices are Subject to Change             Pelancho's is located in the former Garcia's Mexican Restaurant location on Downtown West Boulevard.  Pelancho's has plenty of inside dining as well as patio dining.  Pelancho’s welcomes dogs on the outside patio.  The interior of the restaurant is uniquely decorated just like the big chain restaurants.  There is one thing that is different about this chain restaurant, it's not one.  Pelancho's is locally owned and operated.             As soon as you are seated, you will be greeted with warm chips and fresh salsa.  The menu is extensive, and most anything you order will be more than enough to fill you up.  Service was excellent the day the Lunch Crew visited and everything ordered was received in a very timely fashion.  The food was fresh and tasted authentic.  One thing on the menu that is recommended is the Quesos Fundidos, this item is not available at most other Mexican restaurants.  Its a dish of selected ingredients smothered in melted cheese which is great in a tortilla or with your chips.  Give it a try, it's a meal within itself.  All items are served hot and we have found most items to be freshly prepared.  1516 Downtown West Blvd., Knoxville, Tennessee 865-694-9060 HALF OFF DINING DEALS NOW RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING
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SEARCH KNOXVILLE DINING AT A GLANCE Especialidades del Almuerzo Lunch Specialties 12.66 Comida #1 Chile Relleno, taco, guacamole salad and refried beans. 6.49 Comida #2 Burrito, Mexican rice and refried beans. 4.99 Comida #3 Bean burrito, cheese enchilada and Mexican rice. 4.99 Taco Salad Big, crispy flour tortilla filled with beef or chicken, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole and sour cream. 6.49 Huevos Rancheros Two ranch-style eggs topped with ranchero sauce.  Served with Mexican rice, refried beans and flour tortillas 4.99 Huevos con Chorizo Three scrambled eggs mixed with Mexican sausage (chorizo supreme).  Served with Mexican rice, beans and tortillas. 4.99 Taquitos Mexicanos Two rolled corn tortillas stuffed with beef or chicken and fried until crispy.  Topped with lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole and sour cream.  Served with Mexican rice and refried beans. 5.99 Pelancho’s Burrito Large tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef or tender chicken.  Topped with lettuce, sour cream, tomatoes and cheese.  Served with Mexican rice and refried beans. 6.49 Speedy Gonzales One taco, one enchilada and Mexican rice or refried beans. 4.99 Chimichanga Over-stuffed flour tortilla with your choice of beef or spicy chicken.  Deep-fried to a golden brown and topped with cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole.  Served with Mexican rice and refried beans. 5.99 Fajitas Chicken, beef or mixed.  Served with tortillas and all the fixin’s. 7.99 Full Bar & Spirits Available.  Dogs are welcome on our outside patio. GET A PDF OF THIS MENU HERE.