Celebrate Mother’s Day at Costa del Sol

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April
25

Join us for Mother’s Day at Costa del Sol from 1-6PM on Sunday May 13th. 

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the whole family! Mom deserves nothing but the best, so wine and dine her with our hand-selected menu favorites and Mother’s Day specials. Here’s a sample of what to expect:

Ajo Blanco
White gazpacho with almonds, grapes, cucumber, and garlic

Vieiras sobre risotto de fresas
Grilled scallops over a strawberry risotto

Atun al estilo puttanesca
Grilled tuna with a puttanesca style sauce of tomato, manzanilla olives, anchovies, and capers

Chuletas de cordero
Free range all-natural Islandic lamb chops with a rosemary scented Port demi-glace and citrus glazed Cipollini onions

Paella marinera especial
Special holiday seafood paella with clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops, fish, and jumbo head-on prawns cooked in saffron rice

Toast mom with our Cava Sangria! Loaded with fresh fruit and Spanish sparkling wine, it’s the perfect way to tell mom she’s the best! Make sure you save room for dessert – – – try our chocolate mousse or homemade flan! Don’t wait till the last minute, call for reservations: 860-296-1714. Gift certificates are also available.

Specials of the Week April 20th – 26th

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April
20

With all this sunshine we’re starting to think about warm summer days on the patio. Hopefully that will happen sometime soon!! In the meantime, join us inside for one of our menu favorites or specials. This week we have a beef and lamb ragout filled phyllo cup with squash, zucchini, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes over carrot and potato cream and topped with Brie cheese. See all our specials below: 

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Caldereta
Galician monk fish and clam chowder with potatoes, leeks and apple wood smoked bacon, 8.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Ensalada de berros con trucha ahumada
Watercress salad with smoked trout, green asparagus, roasted beets, caramelized Asian pear, tomatoes, and pine nuts dressed with passion fruit vinaigrette, 12.00

Filo relleno con ragú de cordero y buey
Beef and lamb ragout filled phyllo cup with squash, zucchini, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes over carrot and potato cream and topped with Brie cheese, 12.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Rape con alubias
Grilled monk fish medallions over cannellini bean ragout and paprika oil drizzle, 25.00

Bistec a la plancha con chimichurri de tomate
Grilled sirloin flap steak with roasted tomato chimichurri sauce, 27.00

Specials for the Week – Friday April 6 to Thursday April 12

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April
6

It’s going to be a chilly and rainy weekend. Warm up with a glass of wine and one of our new specials! This week we have toasted country style bread and fontina cheese topped with tuna salad with capers, black olives, shallots, marinated artichokes, and celery! Did you hear that we’ll be at The Taste of Wethersfield tomorrow? If you don’t have tickets yet you can get them here

SOPA  DEL  DIA  –  SOUP
 
Sopa de ajo
Andalusian garlic soup with a touch of Fino sherry and topped with a garlic herb crouton, 7.00    
 
APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS
 
Tosta con ensalada de atún
Toasted country style bread and fontina cheese topped with tuna salad with capers, black olives, shallots, marinated artichokes, and celery, 12.00
 
Ensalada de frisé y pera
Frisée and carmelized pear salad with marinated colored peppers, onions, and celery topped with grilled shrimp, 12.00
 
PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE
 
Atún a la plancha con mojo picón
Grilled tuna with mojo picón, a popular Canary Island pureed sauce of green peppers, onion, garlic, cilantro and sherry vinegar, and served with “wrinkled” fingerling potatoes, 25.00
 
Chuletas de cordero
Free range all-natural Islandic lamb chops with rosemary scented Port demi-glace, 29.00

Friday and Saturday Specials

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March
30

It’s looking like a beautiful weekend! This weekend our specials only run Friday and Saturday because we’ll have Easter specials on Sunday. Come in tonight and try our braised lamb shank with rosemary scented port demi-glace! See all our specials below:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Crema de puerro y patata

Leek and potato soup garnished with crème fraiche foam and crispy julienned leeks, 7.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Tosta con salmón marinado

Crostini with housed cured salmon, aioli spread and cucumber, 11.00

Ensalada de arrúgala y camarón empanizado

Baby arugula salad with caramelized onions, beets, mango, dressed with passion fruit red wine vinaigrette and topped with almond encrusted shrimp, 12.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Halibut a la plancha con salsa piquillo

Grilled halibut over piquillo pepper coulis, 28.00

Codillo de cordero

Braised lamb shank with rosemary scented port demi-glace, 26.00

Specials for the week – March 23 through March 29

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March
23

Are you ready for the weekend? The countdown to Easter has begun – – – if you haven’t made your reservations yet there’s still time! This week we have some fabulous specials, including grilled scallops over strawberry risotto and topped with mango vinaigrette! See all our specials below:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de ajo
Andalusian garlic soup with a touch of Fino sherry and topped with a garlic herb crouton, 7.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Ensalada de pera asiática y camarón
Grilled Asian pear and shrimp salad with artisan greens, red peppers, tomatoes, Manchego cheese shavings and dressed with a citrus vinaigrette, 12.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Atún a la plancha
Grilled tuna with ceviche style salsa of red onions, green peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, mango, and a cilantro citrus vinaigrette, 27.00

Solomillo de cerdo con salsa de manzanas
Roasted herb marinated pork tenderloin with sautéed apples and chard brussel sprouts, 24.00

Reserve Your Table for Easter

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March
19

Start planning your Easter dinner. Reduce your holiday stress and let us do the cooking. Enjoy our regular menu, in addition to Easter specials, from 1-7pm on Sunday, April 1st. Call to reserve your table 860-296-1714. A Sample of our Easter Day Specials:

Leek and Potato Soup
Garnished with crème fraiche foam and crispy julienned leeks    

Grilled Halibut
Served over Piquillo pepper coulis 

Icelandic Free-Range Baby Lamb
Served with roasted shallots and reduced port demi-glace 

Special Easter Holiday Paella
Made with clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops, chicken, Spanish sausage, and jumbo head-on prawns cooked in saffron rice
 
Are you hosting or going to an Easter celebration? Don’t forget to stop by our deli to pick up all your favorite Spanish specialty items. We have:
Maria’s Homemade Flan
Authentic Spanish Homemade Rice Pudding
Our Famous House Dressing (Since 1986)
Spanish Specialty Cheeses
Vinegars & Oils
Savory Herbs & Spices
Cured Meats: Serrano Ham, Cured Sausages, and so much more…

 
We can put together a beautifully assembled charcuterie platter, just call or come in and tell us how many people you are serving and we can take care of the rest! Call 860-296-1714. 

Specials for the week Friday March 16 – Thursday March 22

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March
16

It’s St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday! Did you know that we have Celtic roots? A Celtic tribe, known as the Gallaeci, settled in an area north of the Douro River now called Galicia (Spain), where our family originates. It is considered the seventh of the original Celtic nations. Come on in and celebrate with us! Below are our specials:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de ajo
Andalusian garlic soup with a touch of Fino sherry and topped with a garlic herb crouton​​, 7.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Tosta de Jamón y vegetales asados
Flat bread topped with roasted vegetables, Serrano ham, fontina cheese, Asian pear, and baby arugula​​​​, 12.00

Ensalada de falda
Herb marinated skirt steak salad with baby arugula, tomatoes, oranges, walnuts, feta cheese and ​a red wine beet vinaigrette​​​​, 12.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Rape a la plancha
Grilled monk fish over butter bean sauté with diced tomatoes, scallions, and saffron​​​, 26.00

Ternera salteada
Veal sautéed with shittake mushrooms, shallots, diced tomato, sherry and finished with veal demi-glace, ​​​​​​26.00

Specials for the week March 9 – March 15

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March
9

We’re gearing up for a great weekend! This week we have a herb marinated flap steak with a popular ​Spanish marinating and grilling sauce of pureed tomato, garlic, and herbs and veal sautéed with shittake mushrooms, shallots, diced tomato, sherry and finished with veal demi-glace​. See all our specials below:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de cebolla y almendra
Chicken almond soup with almond ​broth topped with a Manchego cheese crouton, 7.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Ajo arriero
Shredded salted cod sautéed with onions and peppers over Serrano ham risotto and topped with avocado, 12.00

Ensalada de falda
Herb marinated skirt steak salad with artisan lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, pine nuts, Manchego cheese shavings and a basil balsamic vinaigrette​, 12.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Mahi-Mahi a la plancha
Grilled mahi-mahi with mango tropical salsa and Cuban style rice with black beans​​​, 27.00

Bistec a la plancha
Herb marinated flap steak with a popular ​Spanish marinating and grilling sauce of pureed tomato, garlic, and herbs, ​​​​26.00

Ternera salteada
Veal sautéed with shittake mushrooms, shallots, diced tomato, sherry and finished with veal demi-glace​, 26.00

Specials Friday March 2nd – Thursday March 8th

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March
2

It’s that time of the week again – – – time to roll out another exciting batch of specials. Each week we take inspiration from seasonal ingredients and the flavors of Spain to create unique dishes. This week we have grilled razor clams dressed with a champagne herb vinaigrette, grilled tuna with Puttanesca style sauce, and so much more! In fact, it’s the perfect soup weather. Come in and enjoy our Asturian style hearty white bean soup! It’s served with chorizo, morcilla, Serrano ham, and smoked Spanish paprika. See all our specials below: 

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Fabada
Asturian style hearty white bean soup with chorizo, morcilla, Serrano ham, and smoked Spanish paprika, 7.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Navajas a la plancha
Grilled razor clams dressed with a champagne herb vinaigrette, 13.00

Ajo arriero
Shredded salted cod sautéed with onions and peppers over Serrano ham risotto and topped with avocado, 12.00

Ensalada de arrúgala y frise
Arugula and frisée salad with beets, mango, red peppers, tomatoes, and a citrus fennel vinaigrette topped with almond encrusted shrimp, 12.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Atún a la plancha
Grilled tuna with a Puttanesca style sauce with crushed tomato, green olives, anchovies, and garlic, 27.00

Bistec a la plancha
Herb marinated flap steak with a popular Spanish marinating and grilling sauce of pureed tomato, garlic, and herbs, 26.00

Specials For The Week February 23 to March 1

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February
23

Costa del Sol Spanish Restaurant

It’s that time of the week again when we roll out our weekly specials! It might be raining on and off this weekend but it always the sunny side of Spain at Costa del Sol. This week we have a grilled tuna with Puttanesca style sauce with crushed tomato, green olives anchovies, and garlic. See all our specials:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de ajo
Andalusian garlic soup with a touch of Fino sherry and topped with a garlic herb crouton, 7.00

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Surtido Mediterráneo
Assorted dish with hummus, toasted baguette slices, piquillo peppers, charred artichoke, olives Mahón cheese, and smoked salmon, 11.00

Ensalada de verdes y Jamón
Mixed greens and shredded kale salad with beets, blood oranges, grape tomatoes, Serrano ham, and Manchego shavings, with an apple cider vinaigrette, 12.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Atun a la plancha
Grilled tuna with Puttanesca style sauce with crushed tomato, green olives anchovies, and garlic, 27.00

Chuletas de cordero
Free range all-natural lamb chops with citrus glazed Cipollini onions and rosemary scented Port reduction dem-glace, 29.00