Nao Menus

At Nao, an exciting exploration of Latin Cuisine starts with imagination and ends with delicious flavors you will never forget. Each day is a culinary adventure to share in the company of good friends.

We frequently update our menus to reflect seasonal offerings. We offer these sample menus to whet your appetite!

  • Dinner Menu

    Apps & Starters

    Olives & Manchego 6
    Mediterranean Olives, Spanish Cheese


    Serrano Croquetas 7
    Piquillo Pureé


    Albondigas 7
    Meatballs, Wild Mushroom Sauce


    Tuna Crudo 12
    Wakame Salad, Scallions, Sesame, Chiles Torreados


    Lobster Mac & Cheese 14
    Orzo Pasta, Lobster Meat, Chihuahua Cheese


    Quita 13
    Flour Tortilla, Cheese, Serrano Ham, Mushroom, Duck Confit, Poblano Crema


    Charcuterie Board 18
    Serrano, Lomo Iberico, Chorizo, Country Pate/Duck Rillette, Condiments


    Student Favorites

    A Few of the Most Popular Items from Previous Classes


    (3) Pork Belly & Shrimp Tacos 12
    Adobo Marinated Pork Belly, Sautéed Shrimp, Avocado Sauce, Side of Habanero Sauce


    Duck Flautas 12
    Four Hour Braised Duck, Avocado Sauce, Crema, Cabbage, Tomato, Queso Fresco


    Grilled Octopus 11
    Citrus Marinated, Half Beer-Battered, Ancho and Arbol Pepper Chimichurri, Arugula, Tomatillo, Habanero Mayo



    Offerings Change Daily. Prepared/Served Tableside with Black Cherry, Quince Fruit


    Choice of 2 Cheeses 8
    Choice of 3 Cheeses 12
    Choice of 4 Cheeses 14


    Salads & Soup

    Lyonnaise Salad 11
    Frisée Greens, Fried Egg, Chorizo, Sherry Vinaigrette


    Lentil Salad 11
    Puy Lentil, Cherry Tomato, Mint, Feta, Citrus Dressing


    Beet Salad 12
    Roasted Beet, Arugula, Hazelnut, Tarragon Balsamic Reduction


    Cauliflower Soup 8
    Roasted Cauliflower Veloute, Spicy Popcorn



    Ribeye 35
    10 Oz Grilled Bone-In Ribeye, Truffle Fries, Mushroom Poblano Demiglace


    Seafood Stew 28
    Halibut, Shrimp, Mussels, Saffron Broth


    Quail 23
    Smoked Quail, Olive, Salsa Verde, Parsnip Puree


    Roasted Pork Tenderloin 21
    Serrano, Red Wine Butter Sauce, Braised Fennel and Leeks, Plantain


    Chori-Burger 16
    Beef, Chorizo, Manchego Cheese, Roasted Peppers, French Fries


    Chicken & Shrimp Skewers 18
    Grilled Chicken and Shrimp Skewers, Peppers, Onions, Plantains

  • Dessert Menu

    Dessert 6

    Puffy Churro Bites
    warm cinnamon pastry, vanilla ice cream, dulce de leche, side of Mexican hot chocolate


    Apple Pie Cheesecake
    cheesecake topped with sautéed apples and cinnamon whipped cream


    Brazilian Chocolate Cake
    dense molten cake, espresso ice cream


    Cordials 8

    *Order with Coffee/Dessert 5


    Cafecito Coffee Liqueur
    Revolution Spirits, Austin Cuvee Coffee cold brew, corn spirit, Madagascar vanilla beans


    Silver Star Honey Liqueur
    Trinity River Distillery, Fort Worth Texas Texas Hill Country wildflower honey, spirit whiskey


    1921 Crème de Tequila
    1921, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico vanilla, cinnamon, cocoa, caramel, tequila blanco


    Licor 43
    Diego Zamora, Cartagena, Spain secret blend of 43 ingredients including citrus, fruit, vanilla, aromatics and spices


    Hot Beverages 5

    Loose Leaf Hot Tea

  • Wine List


    Gl. | Btl.


    Brut, Pascual Toso: Mendoza, Argentina NV, 9 | 32
    Malbec, Reginato Sparkling Rose of, Mendoza, Argentina NV, 12 | 42
    Brut, Cruzat “Classico”: Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina NV, 14 | 60



    Gl. | Btl.


    Pinot Grigio, Graffigna Reserve, San Juan, Argentina 2014, 8 | 30
    Sauvignon Blanc, Tabali Reserva, Limari Valley, Chile 2013, 36
    Sauvignon Blanc Terrunyo: Casablanca Valley, Chile 2011, 70


    Torrontés, Recuerdo, La Rioja, Argentina 2012, 8 | 30
    Torrontés, El Porvenir Laborum, Valle de Cafayate, Argentina 2013, 60


    Albarino, Bouza: Montevideo, Uruguay 2010, 60
    Chardonnay, Greystone Cellars, St Helena, California, 2014, 40
    Chardonnay, Bodega Vina Cobos Felino, Mendoza, Argentina 2015, 50
    Chardonnay, Finca La Linda “Unoaked”: Vistalba, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina 2013, 9 | 35
    Chardonnay, Luca “G Lot,” Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina 2012, 18 | 75


    Late Harvest Torrontes, Susana Balbo, Mendoza Argentina, 2012, 14 | 68



    Gl. | Btl.


    Pinot Noir, Garces Silva Boya, Leyda Valley, Chile 2012, 10 | 40
    Pinot Noir, Ritual Winery, Chile 2014, 48
    Pinot Noir, Luca G Lot, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina 2012, 80
    Petit Verdot, Ruca Malen Reserva, Mendoza, Argentina 2011, 50
    Carménère, Lapostolle Casa Grand Selection, Rapel Valley, Chile 2012, 11 | 42
    Carménère, Tamaya, Limari Valley, Chile 2013, 40
    Carménère, Estampa Gold. Single Vineyard, Colchagua Valley, Chile 2012, 18 | 78


    Malbec, Durigutti Winery, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina 2014, 10 | 40
    Malbec, Zuccardi Estate, Valle De Uco, Mendoza, Argentina 2013, 50
    Malbec, Luigi Bosca Winery, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina 2011, 14 | 58
    Malbec, Marchiori Vineyard “Cobos,” Perdriel, Mendoza, Argentina 2010, 250
    Tannat, Pueblo del Sol Reserva, Juanico, Canelones, Uruguay 2012, 42
    Tannat, Bending Branch Winery “Estate Grown”: Comfort, Texas Hill Country, Texas 2011, 115
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva, Valle del Maipo, Chile 2013, 36
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Famiglia Bianchi, Mendoza, Argentina 2010, 55
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Greystone Cellars, St Helena, California 2013, 10 | 40
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Los Vascos “Le Dix,” Colchagua, Chile 2011, 120
    Petite Syrah, Carmen “Gran Reserva,” Maipo Alto, Chile 2011, 40
    Syrah, Montes “Alpha,” Colchagua Valley, Chile 2012, 50


    Blend, Emiliana Coyam, Colchagua Valley, Chile 2013, 60
    Blend, Ben Marco “Expressivo,” Mendoza, Argentina 2012, 80
    Blend, Villa Montefiori, Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico 2011, 20 | 75
    Blend, Preludio “Barrel Select Red Lot 92,” Juanico, Uruguay 2009, 110
    Blend, Cheval des Andes, Mendoza, Argentina 2009, 165

  • Beverage Menu

    American Whiskey

    Angels Envy 10
    Balcones Single Malt 12
    Crown Royal 7
    Jack Daniels 6
    Makers Mark 8


    Irish Whiskey

    Jameson 7



    Johnnie Walker Black 8
    Glenmorangie 10 yr 11
    Laphroaig 10 yr 10
    Springbank 10 yr 13
    Balvenie 12 yr 12
    Glenlivet 12 yr 9
    The MacAllan 12 yr 12
    Lagavulin 16 yr 16
    Oban 14 yr 15



    Grahams 2009 12
    Warres LBV 10


    Bottle Beer 6

    Victoria, Lager
    Mexico, ABV 4%, IBU 8


    Quilmes, Lager
    Argentina, ABV 4.9%, IBU 0


    El Hefe, No Label Brew, Hefeweizen
    Katy, Texas, ABV 5.5%, 12 IBU


    Xingu, Wheat Lager
    Brazil , ABV 4.7%, IBU 21


    Texas Draft Beer 5

    Alamo Golden Ale
    Alamo Beer Company, San Antonio, ABV 4.7%, 20 IBU


    Firemans 4 Ale
    Real Ale Brewing, Blanco, ABV 5.1 %, 21 IBU


    Hans Pilsner
    Real Ale Brewing, Blanco, ABV 5.3%, 50 IBU


    Specialty Cocktails 8

    Rum, Mint, Lime, Brown Sugar


    Cachaça, Lime, Sugar


    Pisco Sour
    Pisco, Lemon, Sugar, Bitters, Egg White


    Nao Margarita
    Tequila Blanco, Cointreau, Lime


    Latin Mary
    Sotol, House-Made Mix, Cilantro


    Non Alcoholic 3

    Southern Breeze
    Grapefruit Juice, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup
    Strawberry Lemonade
    Strawberries, Lemon, Soda
    Ginger Beer


    Hot beverages 5

    Loose Leaf Tea
    Decaf Hot Cinnamon
    English Breakfast
    Organic Green with Citrus Ginko