Dakota Café


  • 6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd., (Grant Rd.)
  • Tucson, AZ 85715, US
  • Phone: 520-298-7188
  • Website:
Cuisine: Southwestern
Alcohol Type:
Smoking Allowed:
Seating:
Parking:
Reservations:
Dress Code: Casual
Music Type:
Wheelchair Accessible:
Takeout Available:
Delivery Available:
Catering Available:

Starters

Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Jalapeño Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp, Served with Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Fried Calamari

Served with Spicy Cocktail Sauce & Nucchaum Sauce

Crab Cakes

Lump Crab, Herb Breadcrumbs, Aioli, Dijon Mustard Served with Orange Hollandaise

Grilled Flank Steak Quesadilla

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak, White Cheddar and Feta Cheeses, Cilantro, Garnished with Grilled Onions and Crème Fraiche

Tempura Coconut Shrimp

with Chutney Marmalade

House Salad

Mixed Fresh Greens, Tomato, Artichoke Heart, Red Onion & Herb Croutons with Choice of Dressing

Lavosh Pizza

Crisp Lavosh, Roasted Peppers, Diced Tomato, Green Onion, with Feta, Swiss & Mozzarella

Soups & Salads

Soup of the Day

Please ask your server

Poached Salmon Salad

Poached Filet of Wild Salmon, Grilled Asparagus, Pear Tomato, Kalamata Olive, Cucumber & Lemon Served with Feta Dill Dressing

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Salad

Marinated Flank Steak, Mixed Greens, Manchego Cheese, Grilled Asparagus, Roma Tomato, & Fried Onion

Blackened Ahi Tuna Salad

Blackened Ahi, Mixed Greens, Avocado, Mandarin Orange, Roasted Red Pepper, Pickled Ginger, Sunflower Sprouts served with Honey Mustard Dressing

Waldorf Salad

Grilled Chicken, Mixed Greens, Caramelized Pecans, Sliced Apple, Stilton Cheese & Shredded Carrots with Creamy Sweet & Sour Dressing

Scallop Salad (Pictured at Top)

Red Chile Crusted Sea Scallops, Mixed Greens, Stilton Cheese, Papaya, Red Pepper, Avocado & Candied Pecans

Dakota Salad

Marinated Grilled Chicken, Mixed Greens, Roasted Peppers, Feta Cheese, Tomato & Tortilla Strips served with a Southwestern Creamy Vinaigrette

Chutney Chicken Salad

Served with Sliced Avocado, Grapes, Strawberries & Homemade Datenut Bread

Chinese Chicken Salad

Oriental Grilled Chicken, Mixed Greens, Red Bell Pepper, Peanuts, Toasted Coconut, Raisins, Fried Won-Ton Strips Served with Mango, Sesame & Ginger Dressing

Cobb Salad

Mixed Greens with Grilled Chicken, Hard Boiled Egg, Bacon, Avocado, Tomato & Bleu Cheese

Caesar Salad

Romaine, Herb Croutons, Shredded Parmesan

Sandwiches

Grilled Portabello & Eggplant Sandwich

Grilled Marinated Portabello Mushroom, Grilled Sliced Eggplant, Roast Peppers, Yellow Heirloom Tomato, Gruyer Cheese & Pesto Aioli, Served on Rustic Country Roll

Grilled Dakoa Roast Turkey Sandwich

with Avocado, Roasted Peppers, Swiss Cheese & Chipotle Mayonnaise on Homemade Herb Focciacio

Southwestern Chicken Salad Wrap

Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast, Chipotle Mayonnaise, Cilantro, Black Bean, Corn, Green Leaf, Tomato, Jack & Cheddar Cheese rolled in Chipotle Tortilla

Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich

Grilled Chicken, Dill Havarti Cheese, Sliced Tomato, Avocado, Herb Aioli, Served Open Faced on Grilled Sourdough Bread

Prickly Pear Barbecue Brisket Sandwich

with Caramelized Onion & Smoked Gouda, Served on a Jalapeño Cheddar Roll

Spinach Melt

Sautéed Blend of Spinach, Water Chestnuts & Mushrooms, Sliced Tomato, Dill Havarti Cheese, Grilled Sourdough

Grilled Ahi Tuna Sandwich

Fresh Ahi Tuna Grilled on a Homemade Ciabotta, Topped with Herb Aioli & Pickled Ginger

BBQ Southwestern Meatloaf Sandwich

Homemade Meatloaf, Muenster Cheese, Mayonnaise on a French Roll

Tuna Salad Sandwich

Albacore Tuna, Chopped Celery & Dates in a Light Mayonnaise Dressing

Build Your Own 1/2 lb. Angus Beef Burger

1/2 lb. Angus Beef Bleu Cheese Burger

with Grilled Red Onion & Broiled Bleu Cheese

Soup & 1/2 Tuna Salad Sandwich

Specialties

Braised Pork Tacos

Two Soft Flour Tortillas, Braised Shredded Pork, Fresh Lime, Tomato, Onion, Cilantro & Chiles Topped with Jicama, Red Onion & Radish Slaw & Served with Manchego Cheese & Cilantro Lime Sour Cream

Southwest Chipotle Chicken Penne Pasta

Tossed with Garlic, Tomato, Roasted Peppers, Black Beans, Corn, Pepperoncini, Cilantro, Parmesan Cheese & a Touch of Cream

Soft Fish Tacos

Two Soft Flour Tortillas, Grilled Fish of the Day, Shredded Cabbage, Jack & Cheddar Cheese, Cilantro Tartar Sauce, & Black Bean & Corn Salsa

Shrimp Enchiladas (2)

Shrimp in Cream Sauce, Green Chile, Garlic, rolled in Flour Tortillas with Cheddar & Jack Cheese, Served with Tomatillo & Black Bean & Corn Salsa

White Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Shredded Chicken with Tomato, Chiles, Onion, Sour Cream, Jack & Cheddar Cheese, Flour Tortilla & Tomatillo Salsa

Dakota Beef Chile

Ground Beef, Beef Tenderloin, Kidney Beans, Tomato, Garnished with Cheese, Green Onion, Sour Cream & Served with Green Chile Cornbread

Quiche with Choice of Soup or Salad

Bow-Tie Pasta

Fresh Tomato, Garlic, Spinach, Leeks, Feta & Parmesan Cheese, Virgin Olive Oil, Pine Nuts, Basil & White Wine

Starters

Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Jalapeno Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp, Served with Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Fried Calamari

Served with Spicy Cocktail Sauce & Nucchaum Sauce

Crab Cakes

Lump Crab, Herb Breadcrumbs, Aioli, Dijon Mustard Served with Orange Hollandaise

Grilled Flank Steak Quesadilla

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak, White Cheddar and Feta Cheeses, Cilantro, Garnished with Grilled Onions and Crème Fraiche

Tempura Coconut Shrimp

with Chutney Marmalade

House Salad

Mixed Fresh Greens, Tomato, Artichoke Heart, Red Onion & Herb Croutons with Choice of Dressing

Lavosh Pizza

Crisp Lavosh, Roasted Peppers, Diced Tomato, Green Onion, with Feta, Swiss & Mozzarella

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches & Dakota Classics

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Salad

Marinated Flank Steak, Mixed Greens, Manchego Cheese, Grilled Asparagus, Roma Tomato, & Fried Onion

Dakota Salad

Marinated Grilled Chicken, Mixed Greens, Roasted Peppers, Feta Cheese, Tomato & Tortilla Strips Served with a Southwestern Creamy Vinaigrette

Waldorf Salad

Grilled Chicken, Mixed Greens, Caramelized Pecans, Sliced Apple, Stilton Cheese & Shredded Carrots with Creamy Sweet & Sour Dressing

Cobb Salad

Mixed Greens with Grilled Chicken, Hard Boiled Egg, Bacon, Avocado, Tomato & Bleu Cheese

Caesar Salad

Romaine, Herb Croutons, Shredded Parmesan

Build Your Own 1/2 lb. Angus Beef Burger

1/2 lb. Angus Beef Bleu Cheese Burger

with Grilled Red Onion & Broiled Bleu Cheese

Shrimp Enchiladas (2)

Shrimp in Cream Sauce, Green Chile, Garlic, rolled in Flour Tortillas with Cheddar & Jack Cheese, Served with Tomatillo & Black Bean & Corn Salsa

White Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Shredded Chicken with Tomato, Chiles, Onion, Sour Cream, Jack & Cheddar Cheese, Flour Tortilla & Tomatillo Salsa

Soup of the Day

Please ask your server

Dakota Beef Chile

Ground Beef, Beef Tenderloin, Kidney Beans, Tomato, Garnished with Cheese, Green Onion, Sour Cream & Served with Green Chile Cornbread

Chicken Scallopini

Parmesan and Panko Crusted Chicken Breast, Topped with Sautéed Eggplant, Gruyer Cheese & Balsamic Drizzle

Pan Seared Beef Tenderloin

Fried Crispy Onions & Port Wine Reduction

Grilled Herb Pork Loin

Served with Mongolian Barbecue Glace

Jumbo Shrimp Scampi

White Wine, Parmesan, Garlic, Tomato, Lemon, Pepperoncini & Served over Linguini

Bow-Tie Pasta

Tossed with Tomato, Leeks, Fresh Spinach, Basil & Garlic, Topped with Feta Cheese, Parmesan, & Roasted Pine Nuts

Filet of Wild Salmon

Filled with Lump Crab & Shrimp Served with Orange Hollandaise

Herb Rubbed Seared Rack of Lamb

Served with English Plum Sauce

Braised Boneless Beef Short Ribs

Served with Cabernet Wine Sauce

Lasagna Bolognese

Italian Sausage, Ground Sirloin, Vegetables, Bechamel, Mozzarella, Parmesan &Thyme

Braised Pork Tacos

Three Soft Flour Tortillas, Braised Shredded Pork, Fresh Lime, Tomato, Onion, Cilantro & Chiles, Topped with Jicama, Red Onion & Radish Slaw & Served with Manchego Cheese & Cilantro Lime Sour Cream

Fresh Fish of the Day

Please ask your server for today's fresh fish selection

Today's Special

Please ask your server for today's special entree selection

powered by OpenMenu