Pilar’s Tamales Café is located at 2261 West Liberty between Stadium and South Maple.

 

Hours: Tuesday thru Friday from 12 Noon until 6 PM 

and Saturday from 11 AM until 5 PM.

 

Come in and enjoy our wonderful selection of Coffee drinks and Tea. Featuring our selection of TeaHaus teas and locally roasted Hyperion Coffee. Enjoy our Single Sourced coffees, and Specialty Latin American drinks.

 

Ask us about dining room rentals for private parties, special events, and meetings.

Come in and enjoy our beautiful, bright

dining room or 

call ahead (734-929-4161) to place your order and we’ll have it ready for you to pick up.

Please note that while every effort is made to keep this menu and pricing up to date, prices and menu items are subject to change.

Some items may not always be available due to Seasonal or Product availability.

Call 734-929-4161

to learn about our Seasonal Tamales!

specials

Tamale Special

$10.75

One tamale with Pilar’s salsa, organic casamiento, fried plantains, curtido salad, and your choice of Pilar’s Specialty drinks.

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Perfect Pair Special

$13.00

One tamale and one pupusa (OR two tamales) with Pilar’s salsa, organic casamiento, fried plantains, curtido and your choice of Pilar's specialty drinks.

Mini Special

$7.75

One tamale or pupusa with Pilar’s salsa, curtido,and a large Pilar’s Specialty drink.

Pupusa Special

$10.75

One pupusa with sauce, organic casa­miento, fried plantains, curtido, and your choice of Pilar’s specialty drinks.

Peasant Breakfast

$8.75

Organic refried black beans, chips or 2 hand made corn tortillas, & fried plantains. $8.75  V G D S N (Add 2 organic eggs for $3.00)

Wednesdays Only Special:

6 Tamales for Only $16!!!

This includes curtido and Pilar’s Salsa.

Please call at least 2 hours in advance to receive 6 tamales for $16 - Limit of one dozen per person.

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pupusas

$4.75 Each

Handmade tortilla from 100% stone‐ground corn masa, filled, and then grilled to perfection. Served with Pilar’s Salsa and a side of curtido.

Chicken

Filled with all-natural Miller Amish chicken, a special blend of

cheeses, and organic homemade refried black beans. G N S

Pork

Filled with anti-biotic hormone free pork, a special blend of

cheeses, and organic refried black beans. G N S

Black Bean & Cheese

Filled with our special blend of cheeses and Michigan grown refried black beans.  G l N S

Loroco & Cheese

Filled with loroco - a tropical flower bud that looks similar to

asparagus - and a special blend of cheeses. G l N S

Jalapeno Pepper & Cheese

Just how it sounds - A flavorful hint of Jalapeno, and filled

with our special blend of cheeses. G l N S

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drinks

Hibiscus Tea

$4.00 | Large: $4.50

Freshly brewed from whole, dried tropical hi­biscus flowers.

Sweetened with organic cane sugar. G l V D

Horchata

$4.00 | Large $4.50    

“Drink of the Mayan gods” A sweet and creamy Vegan drink made from rice, morro seeds, cinnamon, vanilla, and spice.G l V D

Tamarind

$4.00 | Large $4.50  

Juice from the flesh of a tropical pod. Tart, fruity taste. G l V D

Pilar’s Blend Coffee

Chico $2.50 | Grande $2.75

G l V D

Spicy Mocha

Chico $4.00| Grande $4.50

Mexican chocolate and coffee, spiced with cayenne.  G l V D

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l - Vegetarian, G - Gluten Free, V - Vegan

D - Dairy Free, S - Soy Free, N - Nut Free

tamales

$4 each or 3/$10.75

Seasonal Tamales - $4.50 each

Handmade with 100% stone‐ground corn masa, filled, rolled, and then steamed. Served with Pilar’s Salsa and a side of curtido.

Please ask about our wide selection of seasonally available Tamales.

Chicken Tamale

Filled with all-natural Miller Amish chicken, green olives,

slice of potato, capers and Pilar’s salsa. G D S N

Chicken & Cheese

Filled with all-natural Miller Amish chicken, cheese and Pilar’s salsa.  

G S N

Pulled Pork Tamale

Filled with anti-biotic hormone free pork, green olives,

slice of potato, capers and Pilar’s salsa. G D S N

Spicy Pulled Pork

Filled with anti-biotic hormone free pork, spices and Pilar’s salsa.  

G D S N

Chorizo Breakfast Tamale

Filled with our own chorizo sausage, green peppers, onions, and roasted potatoes. G D S N

Jalapeño & Cheese

Homemade vegetable stock and jalapeño peppers are incorporated into the masa and then filled with a special blend of cheeses. Not too spicy. Kid's Favorite!

Michigan Black Bean & Cheese

Our own Black bean stock is incorporated into our vegetarian masa and then filled with Michigan grown black beans and special blend of cheeses.  G l S N

Vegan Michigan Black Bean

Our own Black bean stock is incorporated into the masa and filled with more Michigan grown black beans. G l V D S N

Vegan Organic Tempeh

Vegan masa filled with marinated organic tempeh, green olives,

slice of potato, capers and Pilar’s salsa.  G l V D N

Vegan Sweet Plantain Tamalito

$2.00

Sweet plantains, plump raisins, and cinnamon are

incorporated into our vegan masa.  G l V D S N

Vegan Mini Coconut Dessert Tamalito

$2.00

Sweet plantains and coconut are incorporated into our vegan masa.

G l V D

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sides

Curtido

$3.75

Cabbage slaw with onions, carrots, oregano, and apple cider vinegar.

G l V D S N

Pilar's Salvadoran Casamiento

$4.75

A marriage of Michigan grown black beans & organic Basmati white rice.      G l V D N S

Refried Michigan Black Beans

$5.00

Homemade and double-fried Michigan grown black beans with chips or 2 hand made tortillas.  G l V D S N  

Fried Plantains

$4.75

Similar to a banana – but 10X better, fried to sweet perfection!

G l V D S N

Fried Yuca Root

$6.75

A tropical French fry. Served with a side of lime salad and Pilar’s salsa.

G l V D

 

Lime Salad

$4.25

Pilar’s specialty - cabbage slaw made with roma tomato,

sliced radish, and fresh lime juice.  l V D S N      

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dessert

All of these desserts are vegetarian.

Quesadilla Bread

$2.75 per slice

Slightly sweet breakfast bread made with feta cheese.

Pineapple Upside-down Cake

$2.65 per slice

Bread Pudding

$2.75 per slice

Rice Pudding

$3.50