See some of the unique cuisine at one of Shreveport's newest restaurants.
Nestled in the shopping district that is Line Avenue in Shreveport sits Casa Jimador. Opened in January 2019, this restaurant offers authentic Mexican food in the heart of Louisiana. There are dozens of wonderful choices on the menu. Let’s look at a couple of their favorites.
The Molecajete de la Casa – Stunning in presentation. Delicious to eat. It’s the best way to try many of the meats served at Casa Jimador. Inside an authentic Mexican bowl rests grilled chicken breasts, steak, shrimp, bell pepper, onion and tomato. It’s covered with tomatillo salsa, veggies and cheese sauce. Along side the Molcajete, you’ll receive a guacamole salad, tortillas, rice and beans. Devour this dish along with a margarita!
The Ranchero Specials – You have 6 choices for a Ranchero Special. All Rancheros are served on a bed of Spanish rice, sautéed bell peppers, onions tomatoes. To top everything off, a house made special cheese sauce. Try a Ranchero Vegetariano with mushrooms, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, carrot and squash. Or the Ranchero Seafood with grilled scallops, shrimp and crab. For those feeling more traditional choices, you can have grilled chicken or steak with the original Ranchero. They suggest pairing a Ranchero Special with a good glass of wine.
Street Tacos – One of the latest food crazes are street tacos and you can enjoy this at Casa Jimador. Choose your meat: steak & chorizo, carnitas, barbacoa, chicken or tilapia. You’ll receive three tacos served on soft corn tortillas topped with fresh cilantro and onions. Plus, it comes with a cup of black beans as well as limes and red and green sauce for garnish. You can’t go wrong with enjoying a beer with the street tacos.
These are only a few of the specialties at Casa Jimador. View the menu here.
Visit them for lunch specials. From 11:00am-3:00pm, Monday through Saturday, take your pick from over two dozen specials. Or come in the evening and enjoy the bar.
Casa Jimador is located in the Pierremont Mall where Wine Country used to be: 4801 Line Avenue. They are open everyday from 11:00am-9:30pm. Come out and sit on the patio when it’s nice out. You’ll be satisfied with the authentic Mexican food and atmosphere at Casa Jimador.
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