- Tapas -

Chips & Salsa  5
Fresh cut tortilla chips tossed in salted lime juice with fresh roasted house made salsa.
Add guacamole for 3


Cortes Gold  14
Avocado cups topped with our spicy, zesty house made Ceviche.


Spicy Spanish Meatballs  9
Seasoned beef meatballs, served with our roja picanted, and topped with cilantro.


Empanadas de Pollo  8
Pastry filled with chicken, bell pepper, onion, jalapeno, and cheddar cheese.


Crispy Brussel Sprouts  6
Flash fried brussel sprouts, dressed in lemon and topped with crushed almonds.

Mussels from Brussels  12
Mussels in a lemon chipotle garlic sauce and served with a fresh baguette.


Castillian Pork Wings  10
Pork riblets tossed in one of the following sweet and savory sauces:
Raspberry habanero, spicy blueberry basil or sweet jalapeno.


Patatas Bravas  7
Seasoned potatoes served with a chipotle aioli and cilantro.
Add chorizo or chicken for 3


Spanish Cheese Platter  15
A curated mix of CA & Spanish cheeses, served with a crostini, house olive mix, artisnal marmalade and Spanish almonds.

El Cid’s signature Cole Slaw or Potato Salad  4
Marinated Mixed Spanish Oloves  5

- Soups & Salads -

Gazpacho  6
Cold tomato soup with cucumbers, red onion, garlic and herbs.


Lentil Aragon  7
Traditional Spanish lentil soup with chorizo, chicken and house made veggies.

The Nina  10
Heirloom tomatoes, Spanish onion, cucumbers, Feta cheese, chopped cilantro, tossed in a sherry vinaigrette.


The Pinta  11
Spinach, Spanish onion, tomato, cucumber, crushed almonds, and avocado, tossed with a Balsamic dressing.
Add chicken for 3


The Santa Maria  12
Massaged chopped Kale, carrots, Manchego cheese, and crunchy crostini bits
Add chicken for 3
- Open-Faced Sandwiches -

All sandwiches come with a side of coleslaw or pototo salad

Spicy Shrimp  6
Spicy sautéed shrimp, spinach, caramelized onion, tomato and chipotle aioli.


The Matador  11
Spicy Meatballs on a toasted baguette, spicy roja picante, covered in melted Manchego cheese and cilantro.

The Conquistador  11
Olive tapenade, Serrano ham, spinach, tomato, Spanish onion and sherry vinaigrette.


Veggie Delight  10
Garlic roasted tomato, zucchini, caramelized onions, spinach, and tomato aioli.

- Entrees -

The Ponce De Leon  16
Spiral pasta, chicken, chorizo, green and red peppers, Spanish onion, green olives, and feta cheese, tossed in garlic and olive oil.


Stuffed Pepper  15
A green pepper stuffed with couscous and covered in tomato aioli.


Pescado Con Salsa Roja  16
White fis over couscous, coverd with a red pepper sauce and topped with Kalamata olives.

Bistec Con Pimiento  18
Marinated steak sautéed in a chili lime sauce with garlic, cilantro, yellow onion, and red & green peppers over Spanish rice.


El Cid Paella Mixta  22
Short grain Spanish rice, saffron, chorizo, chicken, shrimp, mussels, and clams.


- Specialty Drinks -

Classic Spanish Sangria 8 GL / 25 LTR

Our secret house recipe of red wine, a mix of liquors and spices combined with fresh seasonal fruit from the Silver Lake farmers market

Served with Toasted Almonds, a Slice of Grace and I Fruit & Nut Press, Laura Ann’s Jams Seasonal Jam and Serrano Ham

El Cid Margarita 10

100% agave tequila mixed with fresh lime and organic agave

Cadillac Margarita 12

Milagro Silver tequila mixed with fresh lime, agave and topped with a floater of grand marnier

Strawberry Vanilla Bean Margarita 10

Laura Ann’s Jams Strawberry Vanilla Bean artisanal preserves mixed with Cazadores Reposado tequila mixed with fresh lime and agave nectar

Smokey & Spicy Raspberry Margarita 11

Laura Ann’s Jams Raspberry Habanero artisanal preserves, Montelobos mescal with fresh lime and agave nectar

Smooth Peacharita 12

Milagro Silver tequila, Laura Ann’s Jams Peach, Vanilla, grand marnier artisanal preserves mixed with fresh lime, agave and topped with a floater of grand marnier (lime & orange)

Lady Marma-Rita 12

Herradura Anejo tequila with Laura Ann’s Jams Hollywood Marmalade, fresh lime juice, agave nectar and a splash aperol

Sangarita 10

The El Cid Margarita mixed with our famous house made sangria garnished with sangria fruit

Dew Fresh 10

Tullamore Dew with our housemade fresh squeezed lemonade that is infused with basil

Blackberry Beebay 10

Stoli Honey vodka, Laura Ann’s Jams Blackberry Bay Leaf artisan preserves, fresh lime juice and lemon lime soda

Raspberry Habanero Gimlet 10

Stoli Hot vodka, Laura Ann’s Jamsraspberry habanero artisan preserves with fresh lime juice. Served on the rocks

Blueberry Basil Gintini 10

Hendricks Gin, Laura Ann’s Jams Blueberry Basil artisan preserves with fresh lime juice and simple syrup

Silverlake Pinta 10

Laura Ann’s Jams Strawberry Preserves, Sailor Jerry Spiced rum, fresh squeezed lime juice and fresh squeezed lemon juice (strawberry garnish)

El-Hattan 10

Templeton Rye whiskey, Laura Ann’s Jams Manhattan Project, antica formula, Angostura bitters served with rye infused cherries

Tio’s Café 9

Black coffee with licor 43

Saffron Cid-Fusion 10

House made Saffron & Cardamom infused Tito’s (gluten free) vodka served on the rocks with a refreshing lemon twist


Speciality drink menu created & curated by in house mixologist L.A. Masura

- Brunch Drinks -

Meal Marys
A pint of our house Bloody Mary, mixed with Stoli vodkas - ask for: Stoli, Citron, or Hot (jalapeño) - and topped with a mini meal of your choice

Breakfast Mary  12
Eggs, potatoes & bacon

Spanish Mary  12
Spanish olives, Pimento pepper, Serrano ham, Manchego cheese

Mexi-Mary  15
Pico de Gallo, two chips, jalapeño, and a 7 oz. Coronita with a lime

Surf & Turf Mary  13
A splash of A1, steak & shrimp

Pickled Mary  13
A splash of spicy pickle juice and a hefty helping of
locally made Hattie’s “Bloody Buddies” pickled veggies

Botomless Mimosas 18

Bellini 9
made with Laura Ann’s Jams peach, vanilla & Grand Marnier jam

Mimosa  8

Cava Split  10 

Glass of Fresh OJ  4

Fresh Squeeze Lemonade 4

Coffee  3

Espresso  3

Cappuccino or Latte  4

- Draft Beer -

Golden Road Get Up Offa Dat Brown 6
Allagash White 6
Golden Road Hefeweizen 6
Golden Road Point The Way IPA 7
Acme IPA 7
Bard’S (Gluten Free) 6
Fat Tire (Seasonal) 6
Stella Artois 6

- Bottle / Can Beer -

Corona 6
Heineken 6
Newcastle 6
Murphy’s Stout 6
Modelo 5
Bud Light 5
Tecate 4


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