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Ceviche Mixto

White fish, shrimp, squid marinated in freshly squeezed lime juice, red onions, jalapeño peppers and cilantro.  $18.00


Corn tortilla chips covered with pinto beans, melted cheese an topped with guacamole, pico de gallo and crema fresca. $7.00
Add chicken or beef +$4.00
Add Shrimp +$6.00

Gambas al Ajillo

Shrimp sautéed with butter, garlic, dry white wine, cilantro, served with hot rolls. $14.00


Three pupusas with cheese; revueltas (pork and cheese); vegan (squash and spinach) served with curtido (pickled cabbage) and freshly made tomato sauce. $9.00

Mussels al Jengibre

Fresh mussels in cherry wine, fresh ginger, spring onion, served with hot rolls. $10.00


Fried riped plantain, served with crema fresca and refried beans. $6.00


Two grilled tortillas filled with cheese, tomato, onion, served with guacamole, crema fresca and pico de gallo. $7.00
Add chicken or beef +$4.00
Add Shrimp +$6.00

Green Fried Plantain (tostones)

Served with salsa verde. $4.00

Yuca con Chicharrón

Fried yucca/cassava and fried morsels of pork shoulder, served with curtido (pickled cabbage), pico de gallo. $10.00


Two tamales with chicken $7.00
Sweet baby corn $6.00

Tapas Mixtas

Chicken, steak, chicharron, yucca, shrimp, ceviche mixto
Lrg 45.00
Sml $35.00




Mango Avocado Salad

Served with light balsamic yogurt dressing. $10.00

El Golfo Salad

Crisp mix greens topped with Ceviche mixto. $20.00

Ensalada de Palmito

Crisp mix greens, tomato, hearts of pal avocado, radish, and hard boiled egg. $9.00

Santa Cruz Salad

A bed of crisp lettuce, tomato, cucumber, avocado
Chk $18.00 / Beef $20.00 / Shrimp $22.00

Ensalada Chica

Spring mix, tomato, cucumber, radish, and red onions. Served with our homemade house dressing. $7.00




Sopa de Mariscos

Succulent seafood broth with shrimp, scallops, squids, and mussels.
Lrg $18.00
Sml $14.00

Sopa de Res

Flavorful Salvadoran style beef broth, tender bone-in short ribs, cabbage, yucca, plantain and corn on the cob.
Lrg $18.00
Sml $14.00


Sopa de Lima Yucateca

A native Yucatan soup made with chicken broth, fresh lime, carrots, celery, shredded chicken.
Lrg $10.00
Sml $7.00



Cocina Mexicana

All dishes served with rice and beans.


Two corn tortillas rolled up with chicken, beef or cheese. Topped with red chili and green tomatillo sauce and melted cheese. $16.00
Creamy seafood enchilada (shrimp and scallops). $23.00

Camarones al Grill

Shrimp marinated in chipotle and cilantro lime sauce. Served with sautéed spinach and wild rice. $28.00


Large flour tortilla filled with chicken or beef, rolled up and lightly deep fried. $18.00
Seafood Chimichanga. $24.00

Pechuga a la Parrilla

Grilled all-natural chicken breast seasoned in fresh lemon and herbs. Served over a Durango sauce (light cheese sauce). $24.00


Large flour tortilla wrapped around your choice of chicken or beef topped with green, red chili sauce and melted cheese.
Chk $16.00
Stk $22.00

Carne Asada a la Mexicana

Charcoal grilled marinade skirt steak served with guacamole. $25.00

Chile Rellenos

Poblano Peppers filled with cheese, seasoned beef, deep in egg batter, lightly fried, topped with ranchera sauce and melted cheese. $20.00

Fish Tacos

Whole wheat tortillas topped with grilled catch of the day, wild rice and mango salsa. $24.00

Plato Norteño

Chicken burrito, cheese enchilada and guacamole. $18.00

Mexican Jambalaya

Sautéed large shrimp and spicy Mexican chorizo, fresh tomato, green peppers, celery and herbs. $25.00



Fajitas Norteñas al Carbon

Your choice of chicken, beef or combo. $25.00
Trio (chicken, beef, shrimp). $28.00
Trio (chorizo, beef, chicken). $27.00

Shrimp fajitas. $28.00



Cocina Latino-Americana

All entrees served with rice and beans.

Lomo Saltado

Sauteed strips of sirloin with fresh tomato, green peppers, red onions, jalapeño and cilantro in a Peruvian sauce. Steak $26.00 / Pollo $24.00

Salmon Acapulco

Topped with sautéed onions, shrimp and scallops in Acapulco sauce (light cream). $28.00

Pescado Empanizado

Lightly breaded rainbow trout, pan fryed served with sautéed garden veggies. $28.00

Mojarra a la Union

Fresh whole black bass seasoned and lightly pan-fryed. $32.00

Masitas de Puerco

Cuban style oven baked morsels of pork, marinated in Sevillas biter orange and mojo criollo, served with sweet plantain. $22.00

Pollo al Horno

Half of an oven-roasted chicken, marinated in mojo criollo and herbs. Topped with sautéed sweet Spanish onions. $20.00

Camarones Azteca

Sautéed large shrimp with spring onions, green and red peppers, red onion, jalapeño and cilantro in a garlic seafood sauce. $26.00

Pescado Criollo

Fresh rainbow trout, broiled topped with sautéed tomatoes, red onion, green peppers, jalapeños and cilantro in a criolla sauce. $28.00

Bistec en Salsa de Champiñones

Tender Strip Steak topped with sautéed sweet red onion and mushroom in a Merlot sauce. $32.00

Salmon in Pacifico Sauce

Topped with a creamy garlic and caper sauce. $24.00

Mar y Tierra

A tender steak served with shrimp. $40.00



Vegetarian / Vegan

All dishes served with black beans and rice.

Spinach Enchiladas

Two corn tortillas rolled and filled with sautéed spinach and mushroom in a creamy sauce topped with melted cheese. $16.00

Vegan Pupusa Platter

Two Squash and spinach served with curtido (pickled cabbage) and salsa de tomate. $15.00

Vegetable Burrito

Topped with ranchera sauce and melted cheese. $14.00

Vegan Fajita

A generous portion of fresh vegetables sautéed in olive oil, served on a sizzling platter. $18.00

Guanaco Vegetariano

Fried plantain, yucca, sweet corn tamale served with guacamole and curtido. $15.00

Vegan Tacos Platter

Two corn tortillas, grilled squash, garbanzo, poblano pepper, red pepper, cilantro, served with rice and black beans. $15.00

Vegan Chimichanga

Served with guacamole. $15.00



Side Orders

White or yellow rice $4.00 * Pinto or black beans $3.00 * Cheese Chile Relleno $7.00 * Guacamole Taco $5.00 * French Fries $4.00 * Guacamole $8.00



* Tres Leches Cake $8.00

* Chocolate Mousse $8.00

* Flan $8.00

* Ice Cream

Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate $6.00

* Sopapilla

Lightly fries pastry drizzled with honey, cinnamon, powder sugar topped with vanilla ice cream. $10.00


Juice and Homemade Refreshments $3.00

Apple * Orange * Cranberry * Pineapple Juice * Horchata * Maranon * Tamarindo * Refresco de Frutas Naturales

Sodas / Coffee / Tea $2.50

(free refills)

Sprite * Coke * Diet Coke * Ginger Ale * Tonic Water * Club Soda * Lemonade.




From the bar

Signature Margarita

$40.00 Pitcher / $28.00 Half / $11.00 Glass

Cadillac Margarita

$52.00 Pitcher / $32.00 Half / $14.00 Glass

Piña Colada and Daiquiri

$35.00 Pitcher / $25.00 Half / $9.00 Glass

Non-Alcoholic Daiquiri

Mango, Strawberry, Lime, Piña Colada

$26.00 Pitcher / $20.00 Half / $7.00 Glass

Red / White House Wine

Chablis, Burgundy, Sauvignon Blanc

Full Liter $29.00 / ½ Liter $20.00 / Glass $9.00




Local Craft $8.00

Flying Dog * Truth Ipa * Snake Dog Ipa * Doggie Style * Pale Ale * Port City * Monumental Ipa * Poter

Imported $6.00

Corona Extra * Corona Light * Negra Modelo * Modelo Especial * Tecate (Can) * Dos Equis * Amstel Light * Stella Artois * Heineken

Domestic $4.00

Miller Light * Bud Light * Budweiser * O’Douls (Non-Alcoholic)



Happy Hour

Mon, Tue, Thur & Fri 3pm – 7pm// Wed 3pm – 10pm

1/2 Priced Beer

Bottles only: Corona * Corona Light * Negra Modelo * Modelo Especial * Tecate (Can) * Dos Equis * Amstel Light * Stella Artois * Heineken

1/2 Priced House Margarita

1/2 Priced All Wines

By the glass

$15 Pitchers of Sangria

Red and white sangria available

$5 Shots of 1800 Silver Tequila



$6 Bar Snacks Or three for $15!!!

Chicken Quesadilla

Grilled chicken, Mexican cheeses, and pico de gallo. $6

Spinach Quesadilla

Sautéed spinach & mushrooms in light cream sauce. $6

Steamed Mussels

With fresh ginger, garlic and Sherry wine and herbs. Served with a hot roll. $6

Nachos del Golfo

Crispy homemade tortilla chips with black beans, fresh jalapeno, pulled seasoned beef and Mexican cheeses (vegetarian option available). $6

Crispy Gulf Shrimp

Lightly fried with Aji Amarillo and fresh cilantro. $6

Fried Yucca

Spicy red chili and garlic aioli. $6

Bar Snacks not available for take-out or delivery. $6

© 2016 El Golfo Restaurant
8739 Flower Avenue - Silver Spring - MD 20901
(301) 608-2121 - (301) 608-2122

Sunday to Thursday: 11:00AM – 10:00PM
Friday & Saturday: 11:00AM – 11:00PM

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