Specials for the Week July 13th – 19th

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July
13

We’re gearing up for the Taste of Hartford that starts on Tuesday, but first – – – new specials for the week!! 

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

Ensalada de bistec
Baby arugula and Friese salad with grilled marinated flank steak, piquillo peppers, Manchego cheese shavings, red onions, grape tomatoes and mango vinaigrette, 12.00


PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Atún a la plancha
Grilled tuna with Putanesca style sauce of tomatoes, Manzanilla olives, capers, and anchovies, 27.00

Solomillo de cerdo con shittakes
Roasted pork tenderloin with sautéed shittake mushroom and a green peppercorn sauce, 25.00

Summer Taste of Hartford 2018

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July
8

The Summer Taste of Hartford is back at Costa del Sol!

The Summer Taste of Hartford runs from Tuesday, July 17th and goes through Sunday, July 29th. We’re featuring our fantastic $30.18 fixed price menu*, in addition to our regular menu. Choose an appetizer or soup, an entrée, and a dessert. Our fixed price menu includes:

APPETIZER OR SOUP


Gazpacho
Classic Andalusian cold soup of pureed tomatoes and summer vegetables garnished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil

Mejillones en dos salsas
Chilled steamed Cape Cod wild mussels on the half shell with two sauces, a colored pepper vinaigrette and a Spanish “salsa rosa”, which is a tomato mayonnaise sauce with a touch of brandy

Pimiento relleno
Stuffed pepper with chicken, basmati rice, vegetables, and a fontina cheese gratin

Salpicón de atún
Classic Spanish potato salad with conserved tuna, hardboiled eggs, diced carrots, tomatoes, onions, and peppers dressed with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar served in a radicchio lettuce cup

 

ENTREE


Rape salteado con almejas
Monk fish medallions, baby clams, and new potatoes in a parsley garlic seafood broth

Bistec a la plancha con chimichurri
Garlic and herb marinated flank steak with a roasted tomato chimichurri sauce

Codillo de cerdo
Pork shank osso buco with Oloroso sherry demi-glace over roasted garlic basil mashed red potatoes

Farfalle Camarones y chorizo
Shrimp and Spanish sausage sautéed with artichokes, grape tomatoes, and tossed with farfalle pasta

Paella de la casa
House paella with mussels, clams, shrimp, chorizo, and chicken cooked in saffron rice (minimum for 2)

 

DESSERT


Flan
Spanish caramel custard

Arroz con leche
Creamy rice pudding

 

CALL FOR RESERVATIONS!

The Taste of Hartford only runs for 2 weeks and space is limited so please call us at 860-296-1714 to make reservations.

*Price does not include tax or gratuity.

July
5

Join us for the Summer Taste of Hartford at Costa del Sol! The fun starts on Tuesday, July 17th and goes through Sunday, July 29th. We’re featuring our fantastic $30.18 fixed price menu*, in addition to our regular menu. Choose an appetizer or soup, an entrée, and a dessert. Our fixed price menu includes:

APPETIZER OR SOUP


Gazpacho
Classic Andalusian cold soup of pureed tomatoes and summer vegetables garnished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil

Mejillones en dos salsas
Chilled steamed Cape Cod wild mussels on the half shell with two sauces, a colored pepper vinaigrette and a Spanish “salsa rosa”, which is a tomato mayonnaise sauce with a touch of brandy

Pimiento relleno
Stuffed pepper with chicken, basmati rice, vegetables, and a fontina cheese gratin

Salpicón de atún
Classic Spanish potato salad with conserved tuna, hardboiled eggs, diced carrots, tomatoes, onions, and peppers dressed with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar served in a radicchio lettuce cup

 

ENTREE


Rape salteado con almejas
Monk fish medallions, baby clams, and new potatoes in a parsley garlic seafood broth

Bistec a la plancha con chimichurri
Garlic and herb marinated flank steak with a roasted tomato chimichurri sauce

Codillo de cerdo
Pork shank osso buco with Oloroso sherry demi-glace over roasted garlic basil mashed red potatoes

Farfalle Camarones y chorizo
Shrimp and Spanish sausage sautéed with artichokes, grape tomatoes, and tossed with farfalle pasta

Paella de la casa
House paella with mussels, clams, shrimp, chorizo, and chicken cooked in saffron rice (minimum for 2)

 

DESSERT


Flan
Spanish caramel custard

Arroz con leche
Creamy rice pudding

 

CALL FOR RESERVATIONS!

The Taste of Hartford only runs for 2 weeks and space is limited so please call us at 860-296-1714 to make reservations.

*Price does not include tax or gratuity.

Special For The Week June 29th – July 7th

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June
29

No one wants to cook in a heatwave – – – come in and try one of our new specials!! This week we have our gazpacho, which is a classic cold soup of pureed tomatoes and vegetables with extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar. We will be closed July 3rd & 4th but back on the 5th! See our specials below:

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

Brocheta de pollo y vegetal
Marinated chicken and vegetable brochettes accompanied by carrot puree, 11.00


PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Trucha a la Navarra
Idaho rainbow trout Navarre style stuffed with white asparagus and Serrano ham, 26.00

Fletan con salsa piquillo
Grilled halibut with a fire roasted piquillo pepper sauce, 28.00

Solomillo de cerdo con manzanas
Roasted pork tenderloin with sautéed shallots and green apples, 25.00

Specials for the Week June 22 through June 28th

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June
22

The Travelers Championship started yesterday and we’re excited to see so many new people come to the Hartford area. Stop in after golf is done and enjoy one of our new specials. This week we have:

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

Ensalada de arugula con gambas
Baby arugula salad with grilled marinated shrimp, crispy corn kernels, cinnamon dusted Granny Smith apples, manchego cheese shavings, and a lemon herb vinaigrette, 12.00


PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Trucha a la Navarra
Idaho rainbow trout Basque style stuffed with white asparagus and Serrano ham, 26.00

Solomillo de cerdo con manzanas
Roasted pork tenderloin with sautéed green apples and shallots accompanied by caulilini “sweet stem “ cauliflower with an olive oil roasted garlic drizzle, 25.00

 

Specials for the Week June 15 through June 21

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June
15

Father’s Day is this weekend! Have you made your reservations yet?! Here’s this week’s 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

Pimiento relleno

Stuffed peppers with basmati rice, chicken, onions, peppers, herbs, and fontina cheese gratin​, 12.00

 

Ensalada de arugula con gambas

Baby arugula salad with grilled marinated shrimp, crispy corn kernels, cinnamon dusted Granny Smith apples, manchego cheese shavings, and lemon herb vinaigrette​​​​, 12.00

 

 PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE 

Pez espadas a la plancha

Grilled sword fish with lemon caper shallot sauce​​​​​​, 27.00

Bistec a la plancha

Grilled flank steak with roasted tomato chimichurri ​​​​​, 25.00

Specials for the Week June 8th through June 14th

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June
8

It’s looking like a beautiful weekend – – – hello patio weather! Come in and try one of our new specials, like our grilled sword fish with a lemon caper shallot sauce! See all our specials below: 

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de cebolla con almendra
Onion and almond soup made with Vidalia onions, chicken almond broth, and topped with a Manchego cheese crouton, 7.00


APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Pimiento relleno
Stuffed peppers with basmati rice, chicken, onions, peppers, herbs, and fontina cheese gratin, 12.00


PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Pez espadas a la plancha
Grilled sword fish with a lemon caper shallot sauce, 27.00

Bistec a la plancha
Grilled flank steak with a roasted tomato chimichurri, 25.00

Specials for the Week June 1 through June 7

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June
1

We have a fabulous batch of specials this weekend! Come in and try our flat bread with Serrano ham, charred artichokes, caramelized onions, grape tomatoes, bleu cheese, and topped with baby arugula and a balsamic reduction! See all our specials below.

Note: We will be closed on Sunday, June 3rd.

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Gazpacho blanco
White gazpacho with almonds, grapes, cucumber, garlic and aged sherry vinegar, 7.00

 

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Tosta de Jamón, alcachofa y queso azul
Flat bread with Serrano ham, charred artichokes, caramelized onions, grape tomatoes, bleu cheese, and topped with baby arugula and a balsamic reduction, 12.00

 

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Fletan a la plancha
Grilled halibut over sautéed spinach and yellow pepper saffron coulis, 28.00

Solomillo de cerdo con chutney
Roasted pork tenderloin with mango chutney and saffron almond couscous, 25.00

Specials for the Week – May 25 through May 31st

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May
25

It’s the start of a long holiday weekend! Who’s ready for some patio dining and warm weather? Come in and try one of our new specials! 

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Gazpacho blanco
White gazpacho with almonds, grapes, cucumber, garlic and aged sherry vinegar, 7.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Vieiras con vegetales confitados
Grilled scallops with vegetable confit and aioli served in a rice paper bowl topped with grated San Simon smoked cheese, 13.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Rape con almejas en salsa verde
Monk fish medallions, baby clams, and fingerling potatoes in parsley garlic seafood broth, 26.00

Solomillo de cerdo con chutney
Roasted pork tenderloin with mango chutney and saffron almond couscous, 25.00

Specials for the Week May 18th through May 24th

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May
18

TGIF! We’re ready for the weekend with a brand new batch of specials! Come in and try our monk fish medallions, baby clams, and fingerling potatoes in a parsley garlic seafood broth. See all our specials below: 

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de cebolla con almendra
Onion and almond soup made with Vidalia onions, chicken almond broth, and topped with Manchego cheese crouton, 7.00
 

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS
 
Tosta con jamon y arugula
Flat bread with fontina cheese, Serrano ham, fire roasted artichokes, grape tomatoes, and topped with baby arugula and balsamic reduction drizzle, 11.00
 
Vieiras a la plancha
Grilled scallops with mango red pepper cucumber champagne vinaigrette over strawberry risotto, 13.00

 
PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE
 
Rape con almejas en salsa verde
Monk fish medallions, baby clams, and fingerling potatoes in parsley garlic seafood broth, 26.00
 
Atún a la plancha
Grilled tuna with puttanesca style sauce of tomato, Manzanilla olives, capers, and anchovies, 27.00
 
New York Bistec a la plancha
Certified Black Angus New York strip steak topped with Basque style sautéed roasted sweet red peppers and garlic fillets, 27.00