Mercadito Brings “Sex Mex” Cuisine to Saturday and Sunday Brunch Beginning September 13

LAS VEGAS – August 20, 2014Mercadito begins spicing up the weekend with new brunch service starting on Saturday, September 13. From 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., brunch-goers can enjoy popular brunch fare with Mercadito’s signature Mexican flair. Mercadito recently opened at Red Rock Resort (11011 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas) and within two short months, has quickly become Vegas’ hot-spot for casual Mexican dining. 


Leading the brunch menu are a variety of Huevos including Huevos Ahogados – poached eggs, crispy corn bread and chipotle-hollandaise sauce and Tacos de Huevo – scrambled eggs, pico de gallo, black been hash, chile de arbol salsa, avocado and queso fresco.   Mercadito fans can also delight in new items like Pan Mexicano (Mexican French Toast) and Carnitas Hash. New brunch cocktails include the Mercadito Bloody Mary, Guava Cava, Mango Mimosita and Blanca’s Punch.  Mercadito’s brunch menu also features popular tacos, guacamoles and ceviches.


Menu items are available for individual purchase or brunch-goers can choose from two popular “cures.”  The Hangover Cure allows guests to choose three items for the table and one cocktail per guest for $18 per person.  For guests wanting to dive into the extensive cocktail list by beverage partner Tippling Bros., the Perfect Cure is available for $30 per customer and includes three menu items for the table and two-hour open cocktails including specialty brunch cocktails, house wine and beer. 


Mercadito lunch service is 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.  Dinner and late-night dining begin at 4 p.m. until midnight Sunday – Thursday, 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Lunch hours are Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 


About Mercadito Red Rock

Drawing from culinary experiences of Mexican markets, Mercadito features a wide variety of creative tacos made with handmade corn masa tortillas, guacamoles, refreshing ceviche and classic dishes like enchiladas and chile rellenos. Mercadito Red Rock will spotlight new items crafted specifically for the Las Vegas location including nachos, ensaldada verde and the Mercadito mac & cheese.  The Tippling Bros., Mercadito’s exclusive beverage partner, creates a perfectly designed drink menu featuring “on draft” cocktails including margaritas, sangria and a variety of signature drinks, as well as frozen libations, an impressive tequila list and non-alcoholic aqua frescas.  Reservations are recommended and can be made through Open Table or by calling 702.979.3609.  For additional information, please visit or, like on Facebook or follow on Twitter



About Mercadito Hospitality

Mercadito Hospitality has grown from its first New York City restaurant location in 2004 to become a renowned restaurant group. The popularity of the group’s restaurants can be attributed to Partners Alfredo and Felipe Sandoval, innovative culinary interpretations created by Chef/Partners Patricio Sandoval and Guillermo Tellez, and its joint venture with renowned beverage consultants Paul Tanguay and Tad Carducci – the Tippling Bros – who bring inimitable flavor profiles to the group’s beverage programs.


Based in Chicago, the group owns and operates restaurants and bars across the U.S. including the flagship concept Mercadito in Chicago, New York City, and at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas; Double A, a cocktail lounge located beneath Mercadito Chicago; Tavernita and Barcito in Chicago’s River North neighborhood; Mercadito Fish at Chicago’s Talbott Hotel; Mercadito Taqueria in Chicago’s Loop, and Chicago’s Municipal Bar + Dining Company. MH Catering was launched in 2013 and the group’s newest locations, Tippling Hall (Chicago & Las Vegas), Mercadito Counter (Chicago), Mercadito Green Valley Ranch (Las Vegas) and Mercadito & Double A (Philadelphia) will open in 2014. For more information, please visit