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    Tres Carnales Taqueria is an authentic MÉXICAN street food joint located in the heart of downtown Edmonton.
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    Our passion is in the flavor, the sights & the sounds of MÉxico
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    We 3 are dedicated to the close food movement, FARM TO TABLE, sustainability and community.
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    Tres Carnales takes delicious traditional recipes inspired by all the regions of MÉxico & brings them to life in a bold and fresh way
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    Tacos, Quesadillas and Tortas; the authentic flavors of MÉxico are the foundation of our passion
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  • tacos 00TACOS
    TORTAS &
    QUESADILLAS

    FEATURE: August 29th, 2014- Combo Chingón

    A combination platter featuring six tacos, including: carne con chile, pollo, tinga mixta, al pastor, chorizo and pescado.

    TACOS, QUESADILLAS & TORTAS

    Carne Con Chile

    Beef brisket slow cooked with beer,
    chocolate, chiles and tomatoes

    Pollo

    Marinated and roasted locally farmed chicken

    Tinga Mixta

    Alberta pork shoulder, chorizo and potatoes

    Pescado

    Lightly battered and fried fresh Pacific Red Snapper

    Chorizo

    House-made mexican ground chorizo sausage

    Al Pastor

    Slow roasted, marinated pork

    Hongos Mixtos

    Mushrooms sauteed with garlic and capers

    Vegetariano

    Vegan. Poblanos and veggies in adobo

    * Menu is subject to change daily/weekly

     

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    (sides)

    AL LADO (sides)

    Guacamole Y Totopos

    House-made Guac & chips

    Salsa Y Totopos

    House-made Salsa Mexicana & chips

    Pozole Rojo

    Our scratch made chicken broth with chile base, pork, hominy corn, cabbage and radishes.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Papas Fritas

    Fried chunks of Russet potatoes topped with a guajillo chile mayo, queso fresco onions and cilantro

    * Menu is subject to change daily/weekly

  • bebidas BEBIDAS
    (drinks)

    BEBIDAS (DRINKS)

    Cervezas

    Pacifico
    Negra Modelo
    Corona
    Tecate
    Dos Equis

    Sangria

    Wine, fruit juices,
    liqueur and fresh fruit

    El Jimador Palomas Y Margaritas


    Aguas Frescas(At least one of the following daily)

    Agua de Jamaica
    Agua de Horchata
    Agua de Tamarindo
    Agua de Mango

    * Menu is subject to change daily/weekly

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LOCATION

10119 100A Street Rice Howard Way
Edmonton, AB T5J 0R5
780-429-0911

HOURS

MON-FRI 11am-10pm / SAT 4-10pm

CLOSED SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS

GOOGLE MAP

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with an LRT station across the street and access to the city’s pedway system, you’re never too far away to stop in for a bite no matter what the weather is like!

Los tres carnales

It started with 3 homeboys (or carnales in Mexican slang) who all collectivelybecame inspired by the miracle of the authentic Mexican taco. Warm soft corntortillas adorned with slow braised local meats and the freshest produce.

They reminisced about the many days they had spent eating these delicious concoctions on a side street or near a beach, somewhere in Pacific Mexico.These same 3 guys happened to eat, sleep and breathe their passion for the restaurant experience. The collision was inevitable.

Together, they’ve built Tres Carnales Taquería. The first of its kind in Edmonton, Tres Carnales brings you the Real Mexican Food experience.

No Nachos or Burritos here, friend!

Tacos, Quesadillas, Tortas and the authentic flavors of México
are the foundation of this new concept.

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“el Chef”

(EDGAR GUTIERREZ)

Edgar must’ve been born in a kitchen with a chef’s knife in hand. Every restaurant he’s worked at since graduating from NAIT’s Culinary Arts program 10 years ago has benefited from his talents.

He’s put some well known restaurants on the map and has a list of accolades longer than his arm. He’s gravitated from his fine dining training out of an intense passion for Mexican street food.
Wait ’til you TASTE it!

“el Surfo”

(CHRIS SILLS)

Chris is Edmonton born and bred and other than a brief stint on Vancouver Island for 3 years and México/Central America for about half a year, he’s spent most of his career here. From humble beginnings in the kitchen of one of Edmonton’s hottest spots in the ’80s to managing, tending bar and serving at some of the best restaurants Edmonton has had to offer.

What his city didn’t offer was something he began to miss quite intensely since his travels; COMIDA MEXICANA! It was time to change things for the better. Time for a paradigm shift. It was time to show people what he fell in love with and can’t live without. Tacos. Lots of tacos.

“el Machín”

(DANIEL BRAUN)

Daniel started out in the restaurant business in Puerto Vallarta about 20 years ago. He managed, tended bar and served at some of México’s most renowned establishments. Love and Marriage brought Dani to Edmonton and he’s continued on in the Edmonton restaurant scene in the same capacity for the last decade.

Feeling this new home of his was seriously lacking in the Real Mexican Food department, he set out to change things for the better. Spending as much time as he has in the business, he was eventually united with the other two Carnales who he found shared his passion for all flavors Mexican.
It was time to show what they could do!

  • Los tres carnales

    It started with 3 homeboys (or carnales in Mexican slang) who all collectivelybecame inspired by the miracle of the authentic Mexican taco. Warm soft corntortillas adorned with slow braised local meats and the freshest produce.

    They reminisced about the many days they had spent eating these delicious concoctions on a side street or near a beach, somewhere in Pacific Mexico.These same 3 guys happened to eat, sleep and breathe their passion for the restaurant experience. The collision was inevitable.

    Together, they’ve built Tres Carnales Taquería. The first of its kind in Edmonton, Tres Carnales brings you the Real Mexican Food experience.

    No Nachos or Burritos here, friend!

    Tacos, Quesadillas, Tortas and the authentic flavors of México
    are the foundation of this new concept.

  • “el Chef”

    (EDGAR GUTIERREZ)

    Edgar must’ve been born in a kitchen with a chef’s knife in hand. Every restaurant he’s worked at since graduating from NAIT’s Culinary Arts program 10 years ago has benefited from his talents.

    He’s put some well known restaurants on the map and has a list of accolades longer than his arm. He’s gravitated from his fine dining training out of an intense passion for Mexican street food.
    Wait ’til you TASTE it!

  • “el Surfo”

    (CHRIS SILLS)

    Chris is Edmonton born and bred and other than a brief stint on Vancouver Island for 3 years and México/Central America for about half a year, he’s spent most of his career here. From humble beginnings in the kitchen of one of Edmonton’s hottest spots in the ’80s to managing, tending bar and serving at some of the best restaurants Edmonton has had to offer.

    What his city didn’t offer was something he began to miss quite intensely since his travels; COMIDA MEXICANA! It was time to change things for the better. Time for a paradigm shift. It was time to show people what he fell in love with and can’t live without. Tacos. Lots of tacos.

  • “el Machín”

    (DANIEL BRAUN)

    Daniel started out in the restaurant business in Puerto Vallarta about 20 years ago. He managed, tended bar and served at some of México’s most renowned establishments. Love and Marriage brought Dani to Edmonton and he’s continued on in the Edmonton restaurant scene in the same capacity for the last decade.

    Feeling this new home of his was seriously lacking in the Real Mexican Food department, he set out to change things for the better. Spending as much time as he has in the business, he was eventually united with the other two Carnales who he found shared his passion for all flavors Mexican.
    It was time to show what they could do!

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Closed Monday August 4th, 2014

We will be closed Monday, August 4th, 2014 for the Civic Holiday and will reopen Tuesday August 5th for our regular hours. Sorry for any inconvenience and enjoy the long weekend!

Canada Day Hours

Happy Canada Day Everyone! We will be closed this evening at 6pm in order to allow our staff time to celebrate with their friends and families. Thank you!

Prelude to Cinco de Mayo

Come get down with us this Saturday, May 3rd! We know we’re a couple days early, but we all can’t party on a Monday

Closed for Private Function Wednesday April 30

Seldom do we do this, but hard to resist hosting a private event for our friends at Start Up Edmonton, which will run tonight from 5 PM to 8 PM. We will reopen to the public at 8 PM. Thank you and sorry for any inconvenience!

Back on CTV Morning Live

Our first visit of the new year with our friends at CTV Morning Live, making up some Tlacoyos de Chilorio. Watch here

Closed for Private Fuction Monday January 20, 2014

We will be closed for a private function this evening at 7:30 pm. We will reopen for regular business hours tomorrow at 11:00 am. Sorry for the inconvenience.

The Carnales on Global

The gang over at Global TV Edmonton had us in for one of the inaugural weekend kitchen segments. Needless to say, it was a blast! Check out the clip here

Christmas Hours

We will be closed over the Christmas Holidays! Our last day of business until the New Year will be Friday December 20th and we will be closed from December 21st through ’til January 2nd. We will re-open again on Friday January 3rd. Happy Holidays and we’ll see you in the New Year!

Movember wrap-up on BT Edmonton

We hung out in the studio with Ryan and Wes for an early morning Movember 2013 wrap-up. The Mo Carnales raised over $12,000 this year towards prostate and testicular cancer research. Helping to change the face of men’s health! >Click here to watch!

Día de los Muertos is different from Halloween.

“Día de los Muertos is not ‘Mexican Halloween.’ No matter how many times Mexican communities explain why co-opting the holiday’s religious-based imagery is offensive, the commercialization and uninformed appropriation of the holiday proliferates, from plastic masks at the mall to Disney’s attempt to trademark the holiday last May. In defense of the uninformed and uninitiated, [...]

Dia de los Muertos

Be sure to join us this Saturday for our 3rd annual Dia de los Muertos FIESTA!

Facciamo

A 4 course pop-up prepared by Alex Brüveris and Becky Ross. For those that follow Top Chef Canada, Becky was on Season 3. We’re very excited to be hosting this event.

CTV Morning Live – Lobster Enchiladas

Back with the CTV Morning Live crew promoting our Cinco de Mayo Party. Lobster Enchiladas

Cinco de Mayo 2013!

Welcome the beginning of summer this Saturday with +20 degree weather, buckets of Dos Equis and more for our annual Cinco de Mayo party!

Easter Weekend Hours

We will be closed during the day on Good Friday but will be open for dinner service both Friday and Saturday evenings. We will be closed on Easter Monday. Happy Holiday!

CTV Morning Live 03/06/13

Check us out, once again on CTV Morning Live cooking up a Molcajete de Arrachera

Eat it like a Luchador!

Check out all the details on the poster. Are you up to it? Show us what you’re made of in our first taco eating challenge.  

Closed on Family Day

We will be closed this Monday, February 18th for Family Day. Open again for regualr business hours on Tuesday the 19th. Hope you get the chance to spend time with those you love. <3

CHAR Pop 2013!

Happy New Year! We hope yours is one full of sunshine and tacos We’re back from a terrific Holiday break and have been slinging tacos through January like nobody’s business. Earlier this month, Top Chef Canada’s Connie DeSousa gave us a call to see if we might be interested in participating in a Pop-up/Pot luck [...]

Christmas Hours

We will be closed over the Christmas Holidays! Our last day of business until the New Year will be Saturday December 22nd and we will be closed from December 23rd through ’til January 1st. We will re-open again on January 2nd. Happy Holidays and we’ll see you in the New Year!

Remembrance Day

We will be closed on Monday November 12th for #RemembranceDay. Open again with normal hours on Tuesday November 13th.

Dia de Los Muertos

Today is the Mexican Day of the Dead and tonight is our second annual party! We will be closing today at 2pm and will re-open at 5pm with our party faces on. Kris Harvey is on the turntables and we will be running a limited menu alongside 3 new features to commemorate this happy, more [...]

Maclean’s Top 50

So here we are, almost mid-month and we’ve neglected to mention that we made Maclean’s Magazine’s 50 Best Restaurants issue. It was released coast-to-coast on October first. We have some of the best company we could ask for in this issue, including our friends and local wunderkinds led by Daniel Costa over at Corso32 and Connie [...]

Closed until October 3rd

We will be closed for maintenance from 9:30 pm September 29th and will re-open at 11am October 3rd. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Closed on Holiday Monday

We will be closed this Holiday Monday (August 6th) and will be resuming regular business hours on Tuesday August 7th. Have a great long weekend!

Juan Year!

Our first Year has definitely been an amazing one. The positive response from everyone has been Unbelievable. We are very grateful for everything that has come our way this first year and we have lots of people to thank for it. We want to thank our family’s never-ending Love and support; we would have never [...]

Al Fresco 104st. Block Party

This weekend we will once again be slinging tacos at the 104 Street Block Party. This year we’ll be shacked up in the licensed beer tent from noon until 11pm. Our offerings include an Alberta Lamb Barbacoa and Chicken Tacos as well as a new vegetarian Tamal. The entertainment and activity line up is great, [...]

Easter Weekend Hours

We will be open Good Friday at 4pm and Saturday the 7th at 4pm as well. Closed Sunday and Easter Monday. Happy Holidays!

What’s New?

It’s been awhile since anything’s been posted in the ol’ blog, so I thought I’d update something other than the menu for a change. Quite a bit has happened this year so far. We filmed an episode of You Gotta Eat Here for Food Network Canada In January and we’ve been told it will be [...]

Tacos de Pescado

Shot and edited by our good friend, Blake McWilliam

Christmas Hours

We’ll be doing some maintenance work in the shop over the holidays and Los Tres will be in Mexico. We will be closed Friday December 23rd – January 2nd and will re-open on January 3. Happy Holidays!

Ad Club of Edmonton party tonight

We will be closed to the general public tonight in order to host the Ad Club of Edmonton’s Christmas party. Sorry for any inconvenience.

When the weather outside is frightful…

Take as few steps out into the cold as possible

Remembrance Day Hours

We will be closed for lunch on November 11 but will open for dinner service at 4PM. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Dia de Los Muertos

Be sure to Join us for our first annual Day of the Dead party!

New TCT Swag

We’ve got some cool new gear in for sale! New Luchador mask T’s, with the mask design on the front and our wordmark on the back, Wayfarer-style sunnies and more Flexfit hats on the way. Esta chido!

September 15th is Mexican Independence Day

Well, technically it’s at midnight, but we’re starting early! Come celebrate Mexico’s independence with us Thursday night, September the 15th. We will be bringing in some new items and some old favorites. All items below will roll out at 5:00pm. Here’s what to expect: Tamales con Pollo – Rolled in a corn husk and stuffed [...]

Roof-top party at HECLA today

We’ll be serving up chorizo and ezquites at the HECLA party today. FTWK

Tres Carnales on Telus myEdmonton

  Chesk out our spot on TelusTV, hosted by Kari Skelton

Chile Relleno Back Again!

Went through two cases of Poblano Chiles last night and the Relleno is back as a feature tonight along with our almost-famous Tacos de Pescado. Fresh Mexican red snapper! While you’re killing time waiting for 4 O’Clock to hit, here’s a little background on the Relleno: The chile relleno, literally “stuffed chile,” is a dish of Mexican cuisine [...]

Chile Relleno Tonight!

Tonight’s special: A battered and fried cheese stuffed Poblano chile served in a pool of house-made salsa. Our favorite and soon to be yours…we’re sure of it!

Closed July 31 & August 1

We will be closed this Sunday and Monday due to the Long Weekend. We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday August 2. Sorry for any inconvenience and enjoy the sunshine!

New Website

Welcome to our brand, spanking new website! Now with more info for your viewing pleasure. Special thanks to Daelan at NorthRepublic for hooking it up. Our menu is now available here, but do keep in mind that it’s always in a constant state of change.

Closed for dinner July 14

We will be closed for dinner this Thusday, July 14 from 3pm onward for a private function. Sorry for any inconvenience. Regular business hours will resume on Friday July 15.   See you then!

New Website Soon!

Until then, our hours of operation are:   Mon-Friday 11am-10pm Saturdays 4-10   780-429-0911   The menu will be changing on both a daily and weekly basis   Thanks for all the love Edmonton! We really appreciate it!

We’re Open!

At last, we have arrived! We opened our doors to Rice Howard Way yesterday afternoon at 5pm and there’re still smiles on our faces from last night. Friends and new friends alike stopped in by the droves and we couldn’t have asked for a better crowd to cook our first service for.   We’ll be [...]

Deep Breaths

P&D, AGLC, HVAC, BTU, MUA, CFM, PAD, TI, CSBFL, Commissioner of Oaths, Indemnity Agreement, Promissory Note, Shareholder Subscription, dividends, inspection, aperture, rough-in, diffusers, milllwork, permit, delay, fire suppression, code…   *breathes deeply*   These are the acronyms and words that’ve been running through our noggins at any given time. The shop was so packed full [...]

Cinco de Mayo Pics

Cinco de Mayo at Red Star Pub was beyond a success. Hundreds of people showed up and many of them waited in long lines to get a taste of our tacos. Close to 1000 tacos were sold between 9:30 and 11:30! Thanks so much to everyone who came out. Extra special thanks to Blair, Sal [...]

Cinco de Mayo = ¡FIESTA!

Initially, we thought the restaurant would be complete and ready to go by May 5. As anyone who’s been involved in opening a new business might attest to, there are often delays that just can’t be avoided. Thankfully our good friends over at Red Star Pub are helping us celebrate May 5 in style at [...]

See ya at the Cutting Loft

In 1/2 an hour Los Tres will be at The Cutting Loft on the corner of Jasper Avenue and 103 Street with Carnitas and Rajas con Crema. More tacos for the people! Maybe we’ll see ya there.

Tacos for the people

Last week’s surprise drop in at Coup Boutique on the 104 Street Promenade was a success. The girls had been tweeting about how they wanted to try our food, so we figured why not facilitate? Junior Brown from Halo/Red Star was there as was the lovely Kerry Powell from the Edmonton Journal. Needless to say [...]

Free Tacos!

We’ll be at Coup Boutique on the 104 Street Promenade in 45 minutes with free tacos! Surprise girls!

Tenemos las llaves

No April Fools jokes for us yesterday, thankfully just more great news. We’ve got keys in hand, the power of Chris² (our Contractor and Carpenter) and the scaffolding is scheduled to be dropped off on Monday morning. Now that’s progress! Still a few issues that need to be rectified, as the space wasn’t as “tip-top” [...]

A quick update

The new design is forthcoming, the Landlord’s work begins on Monday and we receive the keys to the shop and construction begins on April 1st. It’s all been really exciting, but we feel such relief to finally be able to move past negotiations and actually start focusing on what we’re good at; making delicious food. [...]

It’s Official!

The deposit is in! Final review of the lease and other documents is today and tomorrow and then things are finalized. The address will be: 10119 100a Street – Rice Howard Way We’re getting there! The Landlord has some work to do on premise and while that’s happening we’re getting all of our plans reviewed [...]

Día de la Candelaria

It’s Candelaria. The 2nd of February. The midpoint between the winter equinox and the spring solstice. Originally known as Candlemas in English, for the blessing of candles in the church, it’s a day that has been reduced to a shadowy presence in the United States, eclipsed by Groundhog Day, when a groundhog from Punxsutawney, Pa., [...]

Some good news!

As of yesterday, we’ve secured a Conditional Lease in a terrific space just north of Jasper Avenue on Rice Howard Way. There’s still some red tape we need to wade through, but if this is any indication we should all be eating tacos and drinking cervezas on a cobblestone patio by April!

Happy New Year!

May 2011 bring you all fortune and tacos! Our hunt for a location is intensifying, but not without our fair share of setbacks. There have been offers and counter offers and more than at least 3 Real Estate agents. Things are looking brighter now though and we’ve got a couple viewings this week. A March [...]

Mexico

I arrived back from Vallarta on Saturday night and Edgar and Dani are staying for the next week. They’ll be hitting up Leon, San Miguel de Allende and a few other places in Guanajuato. Wish I could’ve gone on with them, but at the same time they’re tough to keep up with. The entire week [...]

Taco Tasting

Last week’s taco tasting was a success! Check out some of the great pictures Rissa captured from the evening.

Things get cooking

We’ve had our noses to the proverbial grindstone for the last 10 days, everything is full steam ahead. Yesterday was a walk through of the aforementioned possible location and the writing of our Letter of Intent. Our first run of printed collateral is being proofed today. Tomorrow a meeting to decide on the logistics for [...]

The Hunt

Following the holiday weekend, Tres Carnales will be looking at what we hope to be a very promising site. One that’d be perfect for our location! Now we don’t want to get ahead of ourselves, but this is our first choice for a spot and we can already imagine how well we’ll fit into the [...]

Tacos al pastor

To us, the ultimate figure in tacodom is, hands down, Tacos al pastor. Once tasted, the senses ignite. The smell, the bright colors of the marinade, the pineapple, onion and cilantro. The combination of flavors is brilliantly orchestrated and never forgotten. Every taste bud is satisfied with heat, sweet and freshness.   Influenced by Shawarma, [...]

Thank you Edmonton!

Yesterday’s site launch was incredibly exciting and caught us entirely by surprise! Within the first few hours the site traffic spiked and it seemed like Tres Carnales Taqueria was all anyone was talking about in #yegfood. It’s very reassuring to us that there are more taco lovers out there than we imagined and that we [...]

¡Bienvenidos!

Welcome to the website of what will soon be Edmonton’s first Taqueria. There will be much more to come over the following months as we begin our hunt for the best possible location for this fully charged, authentic taco experience. We will be populating this site with information and future updates about what’s happening with [...]

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