Franklin Inn Mexican Restaurant

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Catering Menu

Ask your server for a drink menu with today's selections. Tequila • Infusions • Margaritas • Beer • Mexican Sodas & More!


Specialty Appetizers

Char-Grilled Chorizo—Spicy Mexican sausage with our exclusive recipe. Served with char-grilled onions and flour tortillas.

Cheese Cilantro—Cilantro breaded deep fried Monterey Jack cheese topped with tomatillo sauce and cilantro. Available most days.

Empanadas of the Day—Hand-made appetizer-size empanadas. Available most days.

Tamale of the Day—A fiesta food in Mexico. Masa dough and filling of the day hand-rolled and wrapped in a corn husk and steamed. Available most days.

Chips, Salsa & Dips

Chips and Salsa—Our famous chips with your choice of our fresh salsas: mild, extra hot, or green tomatillo. The first basket of chips with house salsa is complimentary with dine-in entrees. Chips are prepared and served after you order. Enjoy!

Salsa of the Week Add our specialty salsa featuring seasonal ingredients and unique chiles.

Guacamole—Freshly prepared guacamole.

Chile Con Queso—A creamy blend of tomatoes, onions, peppers and melted cheese served with a basket of our chips. Pepper Jack With chorizo

Black Bean Dip—Delicious blend of black beans with spicy chipotle pepper sauce & feta cheese, topped with a lemon sour cream sauce. A best seller!

Local Favorites

Spicy Hot Wings—Full order Half Allow at least 25 minutes

Nacho Grande—Corn tortillas, ground beef, onions, tomatoes, jalapenos, beans, and cheese and choice of two toppings: sour cream, red salsa, green salsa, pico de gallo, or guacamole

Homemade Soups and Chiles of the Day—Ask your server for today's selection.

ORDER DE LADO (ala cart)
• Guacamole (smaller serving)
• Sour Cream
• Char-Grilled Jalapenos
• Rice of the Day
• Side Salad
• French Fries
• Pinto or Black Beans
• Black Bean & Corn Salad

To Go Favorites
• Chips & Salsa
• Chips & Salsa of the Week
• Chips & Guacamole
• Black Bean & Corn Salad
• Soup of the Day
• Chile of the Day
• Cilantro Jalapeño Vinaigrette
• John's Ice Cream Pint

We cater. Ask to speak with a manager for more details or email

Served with your choice of two sides: rice, pinto beans, side salad, fajita veggies, or black bean and corn salad.

NEW - Diablo Enchiladas— Sauteed shrimp & caramelized onions, pulled chicken, or pulled pork in flour tortillas. Spicy chile de arbol tomato cream sauce. This popular dish has made it to the menu.

Lobster Enchiladas— Two flour tortillas, lobster, roasted poblano & Spanish paprika pepperjack cream sauce. This popular special feature has made it to the menu.

Seafood Enchiladas—Two Flour tortillas, baby shrimp, crab, seafood, cheddar cheese dill sauce and pico de gallo.

Poblano Molé Enchiladas— Traditional Mexican sauce created with a variety of chiles, pumpkin seeds, peanuts and chocolate. Corn tortillas and shredded chicken or shredded beef.

Frisco Enchiladas—
A refreshing and tasty twist. Two corn tortillas filled with chicken, sour cream, corn, cilantro and fresh lime.

Colorado Green Chile Enchiladas—Our house-crafted Colorado Green Chile Sauce features poblanos and tomatillos. Corn tortillas with shredded chicken or shredded beef.

House Enchiladas—Two corn tortillas dipped in our house-created enchilada sauce, filled with cheese, onion and your choice of:
• ground beef • shredded beef or pork • shredded chicken • cheese & onion

Served with your choice of two sides: rice, pinto beans, side salad, fajita veggies, or black bean and corn salad.

Chorizo Burrito—Our exclusive recipe chorizo Mexican sausage, cheese, onion, and pico de gallo rolled in a soft flour tortilla.

House Burrito—A large flour tortilla stuffed with cheeses, pico de gallo, onions, and your choice of meat. • shredded chicken • slow-cooked shredded pork or beef • spiced ground beef • Pinto bean or black bean & feta • Vegetarian—portobello & seasonal veggies.


Jalisco Tacos—Grilled chicken, roasted garlic crema, agave slaw, and queso fresco in grilled white corn tortillas with fresh lime.

Street Tacos— Corn tortillas filled with your choice of one filling only: chorizo, shredded beef or pork. Topped with cilantro, jalapeños,
onions, cabbage, tomatillo salsa and queso fresco.

Tacos Americanos—Three crisp hard corn tortillas, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes and choice of shredded chicken, shredded beef, or spiced ground beef.

Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos—Over rice with agave slaw, pico de gallo, lettuce, lime, and flour tortillas to assemble as you like.

Other Entree Favorites

Chimichanga— Served with your choice of two sides: rice, pinto beans, side salad, fajita veggies, or black bean and corn salad. Cheese, onions, and meat rolled in a flour tortilla and deep fried. Topped with green and red salsas, and sour cream. Served with two sides: rice pinto beans, fajita veggies, side salad or black bean and corn salad. Shredded chicken, seafood, beef, or pork, or spiced ground meat.

Build Your Own Fajitas— Sauteed onions, colorful bell peppers and meat of your choice served with flour tortillas, pico de gallo and sour cream. Guacamole, cheese, & lettuce upon request at no additional charge. • Chicken • Steak • Chorizo • Salmon • Spicy Shrimp • Chicken & Steak • Steak & Spicy Shrimp • Chicken & Spicy Shrimp • Portobello & Veggies

Chorizo Stuffed Portobello— Hand-marinated portobellos filled with our exclusive chorizo Mexican sausage and cheese. Drizzled with chile mayonesa. Served over rice of the day.

Mini Combinations— Can't decide? Create a dinner with "minis" (smaller versions) of few Mexican favorites:

Chose two or three of the following:
• Burrito: chicken, shredded beef, ground beef, pinto bean, or black bean & feta
• Enchilada: chicken, shredded beef, cheese & onions, seafood, poblano mole, or Colorado green chile
• Americano Taco: chicken, shredded beef, or ground beef (hard or soft shell)
• Chimichanga: chicken, ground meat, or shredded beef
Chose two sides: rice, pinto beans, side salad, fajita veggies, or black bean and corn salad
2 Combination • 3 Combination

Quesadilla—Flour tortillas stuffed with cheeses and grilled. Large /Small . Additional fillings/toppings:
• Veggies: tomatoes, green onion, jalapenos, or pico de gallo
• Special Sauces/Salsas: Green Salsa, Colorado Green Chile, or Poblano Mole
• Shredded chicken or Ground beef
• Steak
• Chorizo
• Seafood
• Spicy shrimp
• Gluten free "flour" shell substitution (large only)

Sandwiches, Salads & More

Skinny Mexican: Grilled chicken or portabello topped with pico de gallo, cheese, green onions and a dollop of sour cream on a small bed of lettuce with green and red salsa. Served with fajita veggies, beans, or rice. Substitute salsa of the week. Add Grilled Jalapeño

El Gordo: Char-Grilled Burger & Fries—Char-Grilled 1/2 pound burger featuring fresh local ground beef. Served with lettuce and tomato.

Southwest Wrap: A flour tortilla filled with char-grilled chicken, cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, rice and chile mayonesa. Served with fries or soup.

Jefe Burger: Fresh local ground beef and our chorizo Mexican sausage combined to create a burger you won't get anywhere else. Topped with pepper jack cheese, guac, pico de gallo, chile mayonesa.

Southwest Chicken Sandwich & Fries—Grilled chicken with lettuce, chile mayonesa, pepper jack cheese, pico de gallo and guac. Plain grilled chicken also available.

Black Bean Burger: House made black bean burger topped with feta cheese and served with lettuce, pico de gallo, chile mayonesa and fries or soup.

Taco Salad: A fiesta of lettuce, green onions, tomatoes, and cheese tossed with a special house dressing. Served in a crisp flour tortilla basket. Chicken, beef, or portobello.

Jefa Salad—A bed of romaine and field greens with diced tomatoes, green onion, cheese (shredded cheddar jack, queso fresco, or feta), and grilled chicken or portobello and choice of dressing. We suggest Cilantro Jalapeño Vinaigrette.

• Substitute steak, mahi mahi, or shrimp
• Add Guacamole
• Add pico de gallo, jalapeños, bell peppers & onions, agave slaw, black bean & corn salad, sunflower seeds
• Dressing: Cilantro Jalapeño Vinaigrette, French, Ranch, Blue Cheese, or Italian

Save Room for Dessert

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie: This frozen dessert features a light peanut butter flavor on a chocolate Oreo cookie crust. Best peanut butter pie north of the border!

Caramel Flan: Egg custard drizzled with caramelized sugar.

Fried Ice Cream: Vanilla ice cream hand breaded, deep-fried, topped with chocolate syrup.

Sopaipillas: This one is great for sharing. A plate of warm cinnamon sugar coated crisp pastries served with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with honey.

Mexican Hot Fudge Sundae: A crisp deep-fried pastry basket, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and filled with vanilla ice cream. Topped with homemade Mexican Kaluha fudge sauce. Finished with whipped cream. Heavenly!