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Lunch Specials Monday – Friday

After 5:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays Add 1.25


1. Numero Uno

Cheese enchilada, beef taco, Mexican rice and beans.  10.75

2. Numero Dos

Soft Cheese taco, cheese enchilada, refried beans and Mexican rice.  10.50

3. Numero Tres

Chalupa, cheese enchilada and Mexican rice.  9.95

4. Numero Quatro

Beef Taco, crispy chalupa, chili con queso on a tostada.  9.95

5. Numero Cinco

Sour cream chicken enchilada, special flauta, rice and refried beans.  10.75

6. Numero Seis

Beef and bean burrito, taco and guacamole tostada.  9.95

7. Numero Siete

Beef taco, soft cheese taco, Mexican rice and beans.  9.95

8. Numero Ocho

Soft cheese taco, cheese enchilada, shell taco, Mexican rice and beans. 11.95

9. Numero Nueve

Spinach enchilada with ranchera sauce, soft bean taco with chili con queso and guacamole tostada.  9.95

11. Numero Once

Beef or chicken fajitas, served with beans, rice, sour cream, guacamole salad and pico de gallo.  13.25

12. Numero Doce

Tenderloin steak and enchilada with chili, rice, beans and pico.  13.95

14. Numero Catorce

“Austin Style” enchiladas – Two cheese enchiladas with chili sauce,

Mexican rice, whole beans, topped with guacamole and sour cream. 12.50

15. Numero Quince

Two beef burritos topped with choice of ranchera sauce or queso, served
with Mexican rice and beans.  11.25

16. Numero Dieciseis

Chicken enchilada with sour cream, rice and chicken taco al carbon with chili con queso.  10.95

20. Numero Veinte

Pan fried taco, sour cream chicken enchilada, rice and beans.  11.25

21. Numero Veinteuno

Fajita Burritos (beef or chicken with queso) rice, beans and pico. 11.25

22. Taco Salad Lunch

Lunch portion of our Taco salad.  9.50

23. Fajita Chalupa Lunch

Lunch portion of our Fajita Chalupa, Beef or chicken.  9.50


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Our dining rooms feature cozy, bright and festive colors, with the feel of a tropical cafe. Rafa's Cafe is

family oriented and child-friendly with a relaxed and casual atmosphere where you will feel at home.

Rafa's Menu

All prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Botanitas - Appetizers

Raphael’s Nachos

Beef & bean nachos with guacamole & jalapeños.

Half 9.25  Full 13.95

Kathy’s Nachos

Chicken with white Monterrey cheese, jalapeños. 11.95

Southwest Veggie Nachos

Black beans, corn, poblano peppers, tomatoes, jack cheese.

Half 9.95  Full 12.95

Rafa’s White Cheese Pizza

/with jack and Brie cheese, toped with lime arugala. 11.95

Rafa’s Margarita Pizza

/with jack cheese, brie, topped with fresh tomatoes
and fresh basil. 11.95

Cheese Nachos

Cheese and bean nachos with jalapeños. Full 11.95

Bean Nachos

/with jalapeño peppers. Full 11.95

Fajitas Nachos

Choice of beef or chicken with refried beans, guacamole, sour cream

& jalapeño peppers.  Half 9.25  Full 13.95

Alitas (Wings)

Our own special chicken wings with a tangy sauce (mild) or chipotle marinade (spicy) & served with a regular queso dip. 13.50

Queso Dip (Regular)

Cup 6.95  Bowl 8.50

Queso Dip (Spicy)

 Cup 6.95  Bowl 8.75

House Queso

Beef and spicy pico. “My Favorite”- Rafa. Cup 8.50  Bowl 10.50

Rafa’s dip (7 Layer Dip)

Layered w/beef, beans, queso, two cheeses & topped w/guacamole

& sour cream. 12.95

Tortilla Soup

Cup 6.95  Bowl 8.50

Taco Soup

Whole beans, beef, cheese and tortilla chips. Cup 6.95  Bowl 8.95

Fresh Guacamole Salad

Small 7.25  Large 8.95

Queso Fundido

Jack and Brie cheese with Rojas de Poblano, portobello mushrooms. Served with flour or corn tortillas. Plain 10.95  w/Shrimp 13.95

Specialty Tacos

Puffy or Shell Tacos (3)

Choice of chicken or beef. 11.75

Pan Fried Tacos

Choice of chicken or beef. 11.75

Tacos De Chipotle

Grilled chicken in a chipotle sauce in flour or corn tortillas.

Served with Mexican rice, refried beans and guacamole. 15.50

Fish Tacos - Acapulco Style

Cod lightly battered in panko or Talapia grilled and served with Mexican slaw, avocado, cilantro lime rice and black beans.  16.50

Fajita Tacos

Two beef or chicken fajita tacos in whole wheat tortillas, served with frijoles de la hoya, pico de gallo and cilantro lime rice.  16.50

Ensaladas: Salads

Salad Dressings: honey mustard, bleu cheese, ranch, creamy Italian, Caesar, house or spicy vinaigrette, chipotle ranch, low-cal ranch

or low-cal creamy Italian

Taco Salad

With guacamole and sour cream. 12.95

Chalupa Miguelito (Beef or Chicken)

Large chalupa with beans, queso, lettuce. Jack and cheddar cheeses, guaca-mole and sour cream. 12.50

Southwest Salad with Chicken

Diced avocados, black beans, corn, tomatoes, tortilla chips and grilled chicken breast. 13.25

Fajita Salad (Beef or Chicken)

Mixed greens, tomatoes, sour cream, pico, avocado and grated cheese. 13.25

Alexis Salad (for sharing)

Assorted lettuce, cucumber, okra, pepperoncini peppers, mint cilantro, parsley, and green onions with fresh lime juice. 11.95

Tex-Mex Dinners


Rafa’s Plate

“My favorite. I think you’ll like it!” Beef enchilada with chili, sour cream chicken enchilada. Mexican rice, refried beans & crispy beef taco topped with guacamole. 17.25


Sour cream chicken enchilada, one cheese enchilada w/chili, soft cheese taco with queso, rice and bean’s. 16.95


Two cheese enchiladas, Mexican rice and refried beans. 12.75


Crispy guacamole tostada, crispy puffed taco, soft cheese taco and cheese enchilada w/chili. 15.25


Cheese enchilada, soft cheese taco & crispy meat taco. 12.75

Veggie Enchiladas Plate

Mix grilled vegetables served with Mexican rice, refried beans, choice of sauce chili, green tomatillo, ranchera and queso 12.75


Homemade tamale with chili, cheese enchilada w/chili, pan-fried taco, Mexican rice & refried beans. 13.95

Plato de Enchiladas (Beef or Chicken)

Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, choice of sauce chili, green tomatillo, ranchera, queso, sour cream. 13.75


Puffy taco, tostada with guacamole, tostada with beans. 12.75


Cheese enchilada with chili, one pan-fried taco, and guacamole salad, served with Mexican rice & beans. 14.25

Tino’s Plate

One taco al carbon (beef or chicken), one cheese enchilada, pico de gallo, Mexican rice and refried beans. 13.50

Puerto Vallarta (P.V.)

Chicken flauta with guacamole dressing, sour cream chicken enchilada, Mexican rice and beans. 13.25

Enchiladas “Banderas” with Asadero Cheese

(Please No Subs) (1) Chicken Enchilada with sour cream sauce;

(1) Beef Enchilada with ranchera sauce; and (1) Jack Cheese Enchilada

with green tomatillo sauce. 13.50

Flautas de Pollo

Pan fried flautas served on a bed of lettuce with sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, Mexican rice and refried beans.  13.75

Chimichanga - Beef, Chicken or Veggie

Choice of sauce, queso, ranchera, or verde sauce served with guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, Mexican rice
and refried beans. 13.95

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken enchiladas with sour cream sauce, A favorite here! 12.95

Fiesta Fajita Platter

Beef, chicken, jumbo shrimp, sausage links & quail. Served with beans, rice, guacamole, sour cream, pico & flour tortillas.

Serves 2


Sizzling Fajitas

Served with refried beans, rice, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream, grated cheese and  flour tortillas (4). Served sizzling in our fajita sauce.

Rice upon request. Please allow time for preparation.

Beef, Chicken or Combo








Beef or chicken with green chilies, served with guacamole and

sour cream. Half 9.95  Full 14.50

Shrimp Quesadillas

Served with guacamole and sour cream. Half 10.25  Full 17.75

Southwest Veggie Quesadillas

Black beans, corn, poblano peppers, tomatoes and jack cheese. 12.95

Cheese Quesadillas

Three cheeses with guacamole, sour cream and jalapenos.

Half 7.95  Full 10.95

Specialty Dishes

Carne Asada

Marinated tenderloin fillet, charbroiled and seasoned with spices, served with refried beans, papas enquesadas (Mexican style fried potatoes) and pico de gallo.  26.95


Strips of tenderloin, seasoned and charbroiled. Served with cheese enchilada with chili, papas enquesadas (Mexican style fried potatoes) and pico de gallo.  26.95

Steve’s Steak Tacos

Marinated tenderloin steak tacos grilled with onions and, poblano peppers, served with charra beans and Mexican pico.  21.95


Your choice of beef or chicken, pounded flat and lightly breaded and grilled. Served with rice, beans, pico de gallo and sour cream sauce. 18.25

Pollo Rafa

Cubed chicken breast, vegetables and spices wrapped in foil, cooked in its own juices. Served with cilantro lime rice, charra beans & pico de gallo. 18.25

Pechuga Parilla

Marinaded chicken breast grilled with onions, tomatoes and mushrooms. Served with Mexican rice and charra beans. 18.25

Pechuga Asada

Marinaded chicken breast in our special marinade, grilled. Served with cilantro lime rice and assorted vegetables. 18.25

Alambres de Pollo

Chicken kabobs marinated with lemon butter-cilantro sauce. Served with Mexican rice, vegetables and pico de gallo. 18.25


Two grilled quail with garlic sauce. Served with cilantro lime rice, charra beans and pico de gallo. 19.50

Fresh Red Snapper A La Feliz

Fresh red snapper topped with lump crab meat, shrimp, wrapped in foil, with white wine, spices, cooked in oven in its own juices. Served with cilantro lime rice and grilled vegetables. 34.95

Fresh Red Snapper Mojo de Ajo

Sauteed in lemon butter, fresh garlic, fresh cilantro. Served with cilantro lime rice and grilled vegetables. 29.95

Shrimp Mojo de Ajo

Large shrimp sauteed with garlic, lemon, butter sauce. Served with cilantro lime rice and assorted grilled vegetables. 23.95

Spicy Shrimp

Sauteed in lemon, butter, garlic and pepper flakes. Served with cilantro lime rice and assorted vegetables. 23.95

Chili Relleno - Battered or Grilled

Poblano pepper stuffed with choice of seasoned beef or jack cheese. Served with pico de gallo, Mexican rice and refried beans. 16.75


Homemade Flour Tortillas

(3) 1.75

Mexican Rice or Lime Rice


Refried Beans or Charra Beans



Sour Cream, Pico de gallo, Guacamole,

Jalapeños, or Grated Cheese 1.25 each

Tortilla Chips

(8 oz) 4.50   (16 oz) 7.95


(8 oz.) 4.25    (16 oz.) 6.75    (32 oz.) 10.95

Postres – Desserts

Sopapillas or Churros


Homemade Flan


Henry’s Homemade Ice Cream

Two scoops – vanilla, cinnamon, coconut or chocolate. 3.25

Apple or Pumpkin Tart

with two scoops of Henry’s Homemade Ice Cream.

Served in a hot skillet.  6.95

Kids Menu

*Kids Meal includes soft drink and sopapilla or churro for dessert
10 Years and Under

Mexican Plate

Choice of cheese enchilada with chili, beef taco, soft cheese taco, cheese quesadilla or burrito. 7.50

Hamburger, Hot Dog, Corny Dog, Chicken Strips,

Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza

with Fries 8.25

Mexican Egg Dishes

Sat. and Sun. til 3 p.m.

Brunch is served with beans, Mexican potatoes,

seasonal fruit and corn or flour tortillas


Fried eggs with ranchero sauce. 9.95


Fried eggs, one with ranchero sauce and one with green tomatillo sauce. 9.95

Migas Tex-Mex Style

Scrambled eggs w/tortilla chips, onions, tomatoes, mild poblano peppers and jack cheese.  9.95


Steak and Eggs

Tenderloin steak with two fried eggs. Served with refried beans,

Mexican potatoes and fruit. 12.50

Scott’s Eggs

Two tostadas with black beans, topped with two fried eggs and

Mexican chorizo sauce. Served with Mexican potatoes and fruit. 11.25


smoked bacon 1.50, sausage links with jalapeño cheese 1.95
 or fresh tomatoes 1.50

Rafa's Cafe Mexicano is conveniently located at 5617 West Lovers Lane,
Dallas, Texas, in the Park Cities Area..

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© 2021 Rafa's Cafe Mexicano • 5617 W Lovers Ln • Dallas, TX 75209 • (214) 357-2080 • Fax (214) 261-9501

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Cafe Mexicano

5617 W Lovers Ln • Dallas, TX 75209 • (214) 357-2080 • (214) 357-2081