Specials for the Week September 15th through 21st

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September
15

How did it get to be mid-September already?! We are halfway through our End-of-Summer Lobster Festival – – – have you had your lobster fill yet? We have some new specials for the upcoming week, stop in and enjoy the warm weather while it lasts!

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Gazpacho
Classic cold soup of pureed tomato and vegetable with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar, 7.00  

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Salpicon de mariscos y langosta
Seafood salad with lobster, shrimp, scallops, monkfish, tomato pepper aged sherry vinaigrette and accompanied by quinoa, 15.00  

Ensalada de tomate y arugula
Heirloom tomato from Pepe’s garden with baby arugula, fresh mozzarella, smoked cured ham, and herb balsamic vinaigrette, 12.00  

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Pez espada a la plancha con remesco
Grilled swordfish with romesco, a pureed sauce of roasted vegetables and almonds, over saffron raisin couscous, 25.00  

Mariscada con langosta
Seafood casserole with half a lobster in a tomato seafood broth, 30.00  

Langosta a la plancha
Split grilled lobster with Galician brandy and herb seafood sauce, 28.00  

Paella marinera con langosta
Special seafood paella with lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp, and fish (For Two), 65.00

Specials September 8th through September 14th

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September
8

It’s gearing up to be another great weekend for our Spanish Lobster Festival! This week we are featuring some fantastic land and sea specials that include:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Gazpacho

Classic cold soup of pureed tomato and vegetable with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar 7.00  

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Pimientos de padrón

From Pepe’s garden, blistered padrón peppers sprinkled with sea salt. Some are hot and some are not! 11.00  

Salpicon de mariscos y langosta

Seafood salad with lobster, shrimp, scallops, and monkfish in a colored cherry tomato vinaigrette and accompanied with hummus 15.00  

Ensalada de arugula, berros, y atun

Baby arugula, watercress, and conserved Spanish tuna salad with fresh mozzarella, black olives, tomato, piquillo pepper, red onion, and aged sherry vinaigrette 12.00  

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Pez espada a la plancha con romesco

Grilled swordfish with romesco sauce over saffron raisin couscous 24.00  

Bistec a la plancha

Grilled herb marinated tri-tip steak with heirloom colored cherry tomato chimichurri 23.00  

Langosta a la plancha

Split grilled lobster with Galician brandy and herb seafood sauce 28.00  

Paella marinera con langosta

Special seafood paella with lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp and fish (For Two) 65.00

September 1st through September 7th Specials

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September
1

Spanish Lobster FestivalOur End-Of-Summer Lobster Festival starts today!! We’re featuring some fabulous lobster specials, in addition to other specials and our regular menu. It’s supposed to be a beautiful long weekend (with maybe a little bit of rain) so enjoy it! Here are our specials for the week:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Gazpacho
Classic cold soup of pureed tomatoes and vegetables with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar, 7.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Pimientos de padrón
From Pepe’s garden, blistered padrón peppers sprinkled with sea salt. Some are hot and some are not!, 11.00  

Salpicon de mariscos y langosta
Seafood salad with lobster, shrimp, scallops, monkfish, and a gazpacho vinaigrette, 15.00  

Ensalada de tomate de la huerta de Pepe
From Pepe’s garden, heirloom tomato salad with fresh mozzarella, Serrano ham, basil, and a balsamic fig drizzle, 12.00  

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Rape a la plancha con ajos y Balsámico
Grilled monkfish medallions with roasted garlic Balsamic vinaigrette, 24.00  

Bistec a la plancha
Grilled herb marinated tri-tip steak with heirloom colored cherry tomato chimichurri, 23.00  

Langosta a la plancha
Split grilled lobster with Galician brandy and herb seafood sauce, 28.00  

Paella marinera con langosta
Special seafood paella with lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp and fish (For Two), 65.00

End-Of-Summer Lobster Festival 2017

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August
31

Spanish Lobster FestivalAll month long we’re cooking up tantalizing tastes of lobster. Here’s a sample of what you can expect: split lobster with a Galician brandy and herb sauce, lobster and seafood casserole with parsley garlic white wine seafood sauce or tomato garlic broth and, new this year – – – add lobster to any paella on the menu!

Summer doesn’t end until the last lobster is eaten, and there’s no better way to celebrate the end of the season than with Costa del Sol’s Spanish Lobster Festival.

For the month of September, we’re cooking up tantalizing tastes of lobster. Every week we’ll have a few regular selections but we’ll mix it up with some one-of-a-kind spectacular specials.

Here’s a sample of some of our favorites:
Split lobster “a la plancha” with a Galician Brandy and Herb Sauce, Lobster and Seafood Casserole with Parsley Garlic White Wine Seafood Sauce or Tomato Garlic Broth and, new this year, make your own Lobster Paella – – – you can add lobster to any paella on the menu!

Other special dishes will be offered throughout the month.

Hold onto summer for just one more month. Reserve your table, your lobster is waiting, 860-296-1714.

Specials for the Week August 25-31

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August
25

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend for patio dining and sangria drinking! Come in and try one of our specials of the week. We have our classic cold soup of pureed tomato and vegetable with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar and flat bread with Fontina cheese, roasted squash, zucchini, colored cherry tomatoes, Serrano ham and drizzled with fig balsamic reduction! See all our specials below:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Gazpacho
Classic cold soup of pureed tomato and vegetable with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar, 7.00  

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Pimientos de padrón
From Pepe’s garden, blistered padrón peppers sprinkled with sea salt. Some are hot and some are not!, 11.00  

Pasta phyllo con relleno de carne estofada
Phyllo baskets filled with beef, onion, squash, and mushroom ragout atop garlic mash potatoes, 12.00  

Tosta de vegetales de verano y Jamon
Flat bread with Fontina cheese, roasted squash, zucchini, colored cherry tomatoes, Serrano ham and drizzled with fig balsamic reduction, 11.00  

Ensalada de berros
Watercress salad with grilled peaches, shrimp, walnuts, fresh mozzarella, grape tomatoes, and citrus vinaigrette, 12.00  

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Rape a la plancha con ajos y Balsamico
Grilled monkfish medallions with roasted garlic Balsamic vinaigrette, 24.00  

Bistec a la plancha
Grilled herb marinated tri-tip steak with heirloom colored cherry tomato chimichurri, 23.00  

New York bistec a la plancha
Grilled Certified Black Angus New York Strip steak with pink peppercorn brandy sauce, 27.00

Specials for the Week August 5th through August 10th

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August
5

Specials for the week from Saturday August 5th through Thursday August 10th:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Gazpacho
Classic cold soup of pureed tomato and vegetable with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar, 7.00    

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Pimientos de padrón
From Pepe’s garden, blistered padrón peppers sprinkled with sea salt. Some are hot and some are not!, 11.00  

Pastel de cangrejo
Panko encrusted crab cake served over quinoa roasted vegetable salad with pine nuts, fresh goat cheese and lemon aioli, 11.00  

Tosta de escalivada y camarón
Flat bread with fontina cheese, grilled summer vegetables, shrimp and balsamic reduction drizzle, 12.00    

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Halibut a la plancha
Grilled halibut with sautéed grape tomato garlic caper and basil salad, 27.00  

Bistec a la plancha
Grilled flank steak with churrasco sauce, a popular Spanish grilling sauce, made with garlic, onions, tomatoes, herbs and spices, olive oil and a touch of aged sherry vinegar, 26.00

August is Sangria Month at Costa del Sol Restaurant

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July
28

Costa del Sol SangriaAugust at Costa del Sol will be sangria month!

We will be showcasing the best summer sangrias, featuring our house signature red, white, and Cava sangrias, and a few new and unique flavors! Such as:
Green Apple Sangria
Rose Cava Strawberry Sangria
Passion Fruit & Mint Sangria
Rosemary Infused Red Sangria
And many more….

Sangria shines at summertime but it is perfect all year long! A glass of sangria starts at $7.00 and pitchers start at $26.00. There will be sangria of the day specials so come down and get a glass or a pitcher of your favorite flavor and enjoy summer!

Costa del Sol Specials of the Week July 14 through July 20

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July
14

The Taste of Hartford is next week! Have you made your reservations? Stop in this weekend for one of our fabulous specials and make your Taste of Hartford reservations! This week we have sliced beef tenderloin medallions over grilled salad of squash, colored peppers, mushrooms, eggplant, and cauliflower, with a garlic lemon aioli!! See all our specials below.

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Gazpacho
Classic cold soup of pureed tomato and vegetable with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar, 7.00  

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Solomillo sobre escalivada
Sliced beef tenderloin medallions over grilled salad of squash, colored peppers, mushrooms, eggplant, and cauliflower, with a garlic lemon aioli, 13.00  

Ensalada de arrúgala y frisé
Baby arugula, frisé and grilled shrimp salad with mango wedges, tomatoes, piquillo peppers, walnuts, wine cured goat cheese shavings, and citrus vinaigrette, 13.00  

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Rape en salsa de pimiento rojo
Medallions of monkfish sautéed in a red pepper, saffron and almond sauce accompanied by saffron herb almond couscous, 26.00  

New York bistec a la plancha
Grilled New York strip steak topped with shiitake mushroom and green peppercorn sauce, 27.00  

Bistec a la plancha
Grilled flank steak with churrasco sauce, a popular Spanish grilling sauce made with garlic, onions, tomatoes, herbs and spices, olive oil and a touch of aged sherry vinegar, 26.00

Costa del Sol Restaurant Specials for July 7 through July 13

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July
7

Even though it was a short work week we’re excited that Friday is here. Come in and try one of our new specials. We have sliced tenderloin medallions over warm Israeli couscous salad with  grilled colored peppers, mushrooms, and chipotle aioli on the menu! Also – – – don’t forget to book your table for the Taste of Hartford! Have you seen our menu? See all our fabulous new specials:

SOPA  DEL  DIA  –  SOUP 

Gazpacho

Classic cold soup of pureed tomato and vegetable with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar, 7.00  

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS 

Solomillo sobre ensalada de couscous

Sliced tenderloin medallions over warm Israeli couscous salad with  grilled colored peppers, mushrooms, and chipotle aioli, 13.00 

Ensalada de melocotones y camarones

Baby arugula and radicchio salad with peaches, shrimp, tomatoes, goat cheese crumbles, Chardonnay vinaigrette and topped with roasted garbanzo beans, 13.00   

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE 

Rape en salsa de pimiento rojo

Medallions of monkfish sautéed in a red pepper and almond sauce accompanied by saffron herb almond couscous, 26.00 

New York bistec a la plancha

Grilled New York strip steak topped with shiitake mushroom and green peppercorn sauce, 27.00

Happy 4th of July!

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July
4

Happy 4th of July! We’re closed today so that our employees can celebrate with their friends and families.