Asian | New American | New Mexican | Southwestern
Worth driving from anywhere!

Pasqual’s is a modest corner café with immodestly good food. It serves three meals a day. We love its squash and red onion enchiladas as well as the chicken mole and truly excellent “Ranch Burger” served with garlic fries; but our favorite time to come is breakfast. Whole wheat pancakes are large but featherweight, served with real maple syrup. French toast is made from house-baked honey whole-wheat bread. Granola is world-class, and five-grain hot cereal with butter and syrup puts ordinary oatmeal to shame. For those who want something more exotic, there is a tamale dulce, wrapped in banana leaves and garnished with Mexican hot chocolate. Or how about fried blue and yellow cornmeal mush?

There is no more wonderful corned beef hash than the one served here. Good-size nuggets of zesty brisket, some velvet-tender, others crunchy, are scattered with scallions over a plate of buttery home fries, the whole shebang topped with two quivery poached eggs. To make this one of the best morning meals ever, side it by a glass of Mexican hot chocolate. Garnished with freshly grated cinnamon, it packs a dizzying cocoa/spice character that is subtle and impossible to stop drinking.

After a few meals at Pasqual’s, it is easy to feel affection for its unpretentious, sometimes clamorous ambiance. This is a restaurant with a brilliant personality that complements the high quality fare from its kitchen.

What to Eat
Pasqual’s, Corned beef hash
Corned beef hash
Corned beef hash is part crisp, part tender.
Pasqual’s, Mexican Hot Chocolate
Mexican Hot Chocolate
Mexican hot chocolate topped with cinnamon
Pasqual’s, Durango Omelet
Durango Omelet
Durango omelet: ham, scallions, jack cheese, guacamole, sour cream, mushrooms & salsas
Pasqual’s, Huevos Motulenos
Huevos Motulenos
Eggs & black beans on a corn tortilla topped with banana, feta, green peas, roasted tomato-jalapeno salsa, plus chile: spectacular!
Pasqual’s, Spinach and Cheese Enchilada
Spinach and Cheese Enchilada
Spinach and cheese enchilada accompanied by a ridiculously tender roasted banana
Pasqual’s, Pancakes
From-scratch pancakes, some of the best in the West.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday5:30 pm - 10 pm
Saturday5:30 pm - 10 pm
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Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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