What’s on the menu at Chula Taberna, a Leslieville cantina with tacos, tequila flights and pig roasts
Name: Chula Taberna Mexicana
Contact: 1058 Gerrard St E., 416-901-9859, chula.ca, @chulataberna
Owners: Bryan Burke and Adam Dolley (Loaded Pierogi, El Local Loco)
Chef: Irina Tirtirau (El Local Loco)
Snacks like ceviche, Mexican corn and avocado fries; tacos; burrito bowls; and larger mains including grilled fish and flank steak. A smoker out back is used for brisket and whole pigs that are roasted every Sunday. Weekend brunch features various takes on eggs Benny, one of which is topped with a whole grilled lobster tail. There’s a kids’ menu with chorizo corn dogs and quesadillas.
Plenty of beer, a list of house wines, tequila and mescal flights, sangria by the glass and a whole whack of margaritas and signature cocktails, including some frozen ones.
There’s seating for 110 between a bar and dining room on the main floor, an upstairs private room for 34 and two patios (backyard and rooftop) each outfitted with their own tiki bar.