the food



want seriously delicious and authentic

food catered to your next event?


we've got you covered


come see how great affordable, homemade,

locally sourced food can be.


there is finally a better place to eat; with vinyl spinning and

old school speakers hanging there is no place like our door!

our food

the secret is old. real old...

we want things the way they were before. 150 years ago, there was no such thing as “organic”, they simply called it “food”. we buy from farmers who give a damn about how they grow and what you eat. so do we.



the grub

burrito    8.95

flour tortilla, rice, beans, any filling, any toppings, choice of salsa



soft tacos  8.95 (3 per order)

choose corn or flour tortilla,

any filling, any toppings,

choice of salsa

crispy tacos  5.95 (2 per order)

crispy corn tortillas,

filling, toppings, choice of salsa



bowl    8.95   mini bowl  5.95

(choose to sub lettuce), rice, beans,

filling, toppings, choice of salsa


nachos   7.95

queso sauce, chorizo, cilantro,

pico de gallo, queso fresco

pick your filling


slow roasted local raised chicken



heritage breed pork, slow cooked

for 12 hrs, pulled & seasoned



grass fed, free range, no hormones,

marinated & grilled, spices/citrus



tree hugger

tofu chorizo, basmati rice, michigan beans, guac, peppers & onions, extras


beef barbacoa

slow cooked overnight with grilled onions, garlic, rosemary and oregano


the potato forgot to duck

braised potatoes, slow cooked

duck leg, rosemary, hominy, onion


belly of the beast

slow roasted pork belly, chard onions, orange skins, fresh herbs


chorizo de casa

mexican pork sausage made in house


double meat (add 3.50)

add your extras

lettuce, cilantro, pico de gallo, tomatoes, shaved cabbage,

pickled jalapeno, onion/cilantro, sour cream, queso fresco, warm queso sauce (+1.75)

chihuahua cheese, organic cheddar, guacamole  (+2.50), pepper & onions

salsas in order of heat

1. limoncitos

lemon, oregano, onions, avocado


2. la salsa gringa

tomatillo, citrus, cilantro, jalapeno


3. don quijote's campfire

smoked chilies, onion, lemon,

basil, cilantro


4. the spring breaker

roasted peanuts, charred tomatoes, smokey chilies


5. the wink of la dona

olives, capers, oregano,

jalapeno, sunflower seeds


6. la pecadora

red spicy chilies, cinnamon, cumin


7. la pamplonada

smoked chile, chocolate, hazelnuts


8. the zeal of zapata

searing heat, avocado,

charred onion, mint, basil


9. wtf!

fire, lime, charred onion, dried basil


10. la malinche

roasted habanero, smokey cumin,

japanese citrus

more stuff and drinks

more food

chips & salsa  2.85

chips and guac   4.95

cheese quesadilla  4.50

chicken quesadilla  6.50

flan impossible  3.50

polvorones cookies  2.95


horchata 2.50

jamaica tea 2.95

ice tea 1.95

mexican coke 1.95

lemonade  2.95

spring water 1.95

margarita 6.95

bottled craft beer 3/4/5/6

wine 7



near the southeast corner of center & scranton in lake bluff

ph: 847.295.1020

email: info@theotherdoor.us


mon-thur 11-8 1/2

fri & sat  11-9

sunday 12-8

we have worked out an incredible, easy, and fun way to cater your next event!!


serve your guests handmade food

with honest ingredients and

wonderful flavors.

we offer many affordable options!


click here to see our catering menu

please call us to place an order.

please do not email, as emails can be lost or not contain all needed information

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