Piscos

Piscos
1120 E. 6th Avenue, Denver, CO 80218 USA
Telephone. 303-777-8222
Fax. 303-733-7980

Email. manager@piscosdenver.com
Website. www.piscosdenver.com
Cuisine. contemporary Latin, South American
Hours:

DINNER...Sun-Thur 4:00p–10:00p   Fri & Sat 4:00p–11:00p
SUNDAY BRUNCH...Sundays 10:00a–2:00p
LATE NIGHT MENU...7-nights a week until Midnight
BAR...Sun-Thur until Midnight  Fri & Sat until 2:00a
HAPPY HOUR! Mon-Fri 4:00p - 7:00p
Located in the historic Alamo Placita district just east of downtown Denver, Piscos offers contemporary Latin cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Piscos variable menu features tantalizing South American dishes from countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Venezula. Each dish is handcrafted from scratch using the finest ingredients, fresh produce and quality meats and fish.
Piscos' wine list boasts the best of South American’s award winning wines. Due to their remarkable quality and incredible value, these wines have topped the favorites lists of wine enthusiasts everywhere.

 

"Piscos, which derives its name from a white South American brandy, shares the simple hospitality and unforgettable cuisine of the culture that inspired its birth. Copper and glass, authentic carvings and South American art accent the comfortable, blond wood decor. Local award-winning artist, Roy Neal designed one of the interior walls modeled after the ancient architecture of Machu Picchu. Piscos offers a menu of elegant and flavorful Latin American dishes from Central and South America.
The ambiance and delicious Nuevo Latin cuisine has earned wonderful reviews from the Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, 5280, Westword and more importantly from the guests who have made Piscos a regular stop for the splendid flavors of Latin America." - americascuisine.com

 


Dinner Menu
 

 Appetizers

TAQUITOS DE POLLO - Seasoned chicken breast wrapped in blue and white corn tortillas with a roasted red pepper sauce and lemon
aioli $8


HUMITAS - Three banana leaf tamales stuffed with fresh corn, masa, ground hominy, aji amarillo and cheddar cheese, steamed and
served with banana salsa $7 Ask your server for one additional... add $1.50
CEVICHE DE LA CASA - Shrimp, scallops, and fin fish cured in lime juice and coconut milk $10

MEJIONNES
Cremoso – Green lip mussels sautéed with garlic and shallots, in a sherry, chipotle, cream sauce $10
Diablo – Green lip mussels with a zesty, spicy, tomato and garlic sauce $10

KEKE DEL MAR - Shrimp, scallop, and crab cakes streaked with lemon aioli, served on a bed of field greens with roasted red pepper sauce and pico de gallo
$9


The following items are served with your choice of two dipping sauces
* * $.75 for each additional sauce * *

* Aioli Verde * Tomato Chipotle * Lemon Aioli
* Honey Dijon * Blackberry Ancho

CALAMARI FRITTO - Hand battered, fried calamari tossed with aji amarillo and cherry peppers $9

EMPANADITAS
Quatro Queso – Three half-moon turnovers filled with smoked mozzarella, havarti dill, white and yellow cheddar $7 Ask your server for one
additional . . . add $1.50
Carne de Cerdo – Three half-moon turnovers filled with sautéed ground pork, brie cheese and walnuts $7 Ask your server for one additional . .
. add $2

PAPAS FRITAS - A South American staple, hand-cut, French-fried potatoes tossed with sea salt $5

PISCOS PLATTER - A sampling of humitas, ceviche, empanaditas and papas fritas
For Two $14 For Four $20

 

Soups & Salads

SOPA DE CAMARONES (Shrimp Chowder) Cup $3.50 Bowl $6

POSOLE DE POLLO – Tomato, chicken and hominy, garnished with fresh cabbage, radish, and cilantro Cup $3 Bowl $5


ENSALADA CAESAR - Romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, and croutons tossed in our house ceasar dressing
Poco $4 Grande $8

ENSALADA DE CASA - Mixed greens, hearts of palm, fresh tomatoes and marinated cotija tossed in a pisco vinaigrette Poco $5 Grande $10

ENSALADA DE ESPINACA - Fresh baby spinach, red onions, chili almonds, mushrooms, tomatoes, roasted red pepper, andcotija cheese, tossed in a zesty
mango dressing
Poco $5 Grande $10


Add one of the following to your salad:
* Grilled Chicken * Marinated Steak
* Achiote Seared Tuna * Blackened Shrimp
Poco . . . . . . Add $2 Grande . . . . Add $4



Piscos Specialties


BIFE ARROSTO – Slow roasted tenderloin tips with tri-colored Peruvian potatoes, bell peppers, and carrots sautéed in achiote oil, served with flour tortillas
$16

BIFE A LA GILBERTO– Grilled Flat-Iron steak over a brandy, green peppercorn, cream dijon sauce, served with mashed potatoes del dia (of the day) and
seasonal vegetables $17

CHULETTA DE CERDO – Boneless center cut pork chop stuffed with four cheeses, served with corn sauce, papaya relish and mashed sweet potatoes $16

CARA PULCRA – Hearty Peruvian pork stew seasoned with cumin, clove, and chilies, served with peppers, onions, carrots, tri-color potatoes, and flour tortillas
$15

GALLINA VERDE – Marinated grilled chicken breast basted with aioli verde, served with saffron rice, black beans, pico de gallo, & flour tortillas $12

PATO Y VERDURAS – Pan-seared duck breast atop wilted spinach, spaghetti squash, portabello mushrooms, and sauteed onions $16

PESCADO FRUITA - Grilled orange roughy streaked with guava and blackberry ancho sauces, served with sweet mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
$16

AHI CON NUECES - Brazil nut and chili encrusted Ahi tuna cooked to temperature, topped with a banana salsa and served with seasonal vegetables and
arroz de Chile $20

SETA ASADO – Balsamic portabello mushrooms, seasonal vegetables, and a sun-dried ancho relleno, served with arroz de Chile and garlic black beans $15

PAELLA DEL MAR - Shrimp, scallops, clams, fresh fish, and mussels, sautéed with white wine and clam juice, saffron rice and seasonal vegetables $16

ANCHO RELLENO – Oven roasted, sun-dried chilies stuffed with cheddar and calabacitas, served with arroz de Chile and garlic black beans $12
Add a keke del mar (seacake) $2

TUCO DE TALLARINES - Penne pasta sautéed with chilies, cilantro, garlic, mushrooms, tomatoes, broccoli, onions, red and green peppers, $12
** Add chicken, shrimp, or marinated steak $3

CAMARONES Y POLLO - Shrimp, chicken, tomatoes, and garlic sautéed with sherry chipotle cream and tossed with penne pasta $15



Favorites

ROTI - Venezuelan salad wrap: a spinach tortilla rolled with chipotle cream cheese, black beans, lettuce, tomato and avocado, topped with tomato posole
choice of grilled marinated beef, chicken, or portabella mushroom $9

TORTA DE POLLO - Grilled marinated chicken breast topped with roasted red peppers, served on a fresh baked bun with papas fritas $8 … with cheddar or
smoked mozzarella add $1.00

HAMBURGUESA SAZONAR- Grilled ½ lb Burger with herbs and spices or without, served on a fresh baked bun with papas fritas and tomato chipotle $8 . . .
with cheddar or smoked mozzarella add $1.00

EMPANADA - Oven baked turnover filled with stewed beef, caramelized onions and potatoes, served with garlic black beans and arroz de Chile $10
Autentico (add a fried egg) $1


Desserts

Banana Chimichanga - A fried flour tortilla stuffed with granola and bananas, served with vanilla ice cream and sweet potato syrup. $6

Peruvian Crème Caramel - Light classic custard with a touch of dark rum, served with caramel sauce, raspberry coulis and coconut anglaise. $6

Sweet Potato and Walnut Cheesecake - Exactly that - served with caramel sauce, coconut anglaise, and vanilla ice cream. $6

Tres Leches (Three milk Pound cake) - “Swimming” in creamy milk with fresh fruit coulis $7

Plaintatin Sundae - Cinnamon and sugar dusted, quick fried plantain bites, crushed nuts, chocolate sauce, vanilla ice cream and homemade whipped
topping $7

Chocolate Towering Cake for 2 - A rich chocolate layered cake with fudge brownies, raspberry coulis and vanilla ice cream $9


 



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