Specials for the week May 19th through May 25th

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May
19


After a few of days of sweltering heat it’s nice to have a weekend forecast that has some seasonable spring temperatures again! Our patio is open, weather permitting of course. Nothing beats dining out in the open air, especially with one of our new specials! Try our flatbread topped with house roasted colored peppers, eggplant, and artichokes topped with colored cherry tomatoes, baby arugula, torn Serrano ham, and a balsamic reduction drizzle. Or our grilled monkfish with roasted diced garlic balsamic vinaigrette over sautéed baby spinach. See all our specials below:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de cebolla con almendra
Chicken broth Vidalia onion soup with pureed almonds garnished with a Manchego cheese crouton | 7.00  

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Tosta de escalivada
Flatbread topped with house roasted colored peppers, eggplant, and artichokes topped with colored cherry tomatoes, baby arugula, torn Serrano ham, and a balsamic reduction drizzle | 11.00  

Ensalada de berros
Watercress salad with beets, red onion, pine nuts, shaved Manchego cheese, topped with grilled marinated shrimp and a herb Cabernet vinaigrette | 13.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Rape a la plancha
Grilled monkfish with roasted diced garlic balsamic vinaigrette over sautéed baby spinach | 27.00  

Bistec a la plancha
Certified Black Angus New York strip with green peppercorn shiitake mushroom sauce | 28.00

Specials for the week May 12th through May 18th

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May
12

It’s looking like we might have another rainy weekend. You can escape the gloomy weather and try one of our specials like our braised lamb shanks with a rosemary port demi-glace, or our grilled razor clams with an herb champagne vinaigrette. You can see all our specials below!

Just a reminder that it’s Mother’s Day weekend and we have a special menu from 1-6PM on Sunday. You can check it out here. Call for reservations 860-296-1714 – gift certificates are also available!

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de ajo
Andalucian style garlic soup with saffron, a touch of Fino sherry, and topped with an herb garlic crouton | 7.00    

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Pastel de salmon
Panko encrusted salmon cakes served with a mango vinaigrette | 12.00  

Navajas a la plancha
Grilled razor clams with an herb champagne vinaigrette | 13.00    

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Halibut a la plancha
Grilled halibut with yellow tomato saffron coulis over garlic sautéed baby spinach | 27.00  

Codillo de cordero braseado
Braised lamb shanks with a rosemary port demi-glace | 26.00

Specials for the week May 5th through May 11th

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May
5

We’re in store for a rainy weekend however it is always the sunny side of Spain at Costa del Sol! Escape the rain and try one (or two) of our new specials. We have a roasted pepper stuffed with quinoa, eggplant, artichoke, red onion, zucchini, sun-dried tomato, pine nuts, and topped with fresh goat cheese and shrimp! Take a look at all our specials below:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de ajo
Andalucian style garlic soup with saffron, a touch of Fino sherry , and topped with an herb garlic crouton | 7.00    

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Pimiento relleno
Roasted pepper stuffed with quinoa, eggplant, artichoke, red onion, zucchini, sun-dried tomato, pine nuts, and topped with fresh goat cheese and shrimp | 12.00  

Ensalada de cole rizada con pollo
Baby kale salad with grilled marinated chicken breast, red beets, julienned red cabbage, grape tomatoes, granny smith apples, and walnuts with a fennel white wine vinaigrette | 12.00    

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Pez espada a la plancha
Grilled sword fish topped with romesco, a popular Catalan sauce of pureed roasted vegetables, almonds, and olive oil | 26.00  

Chuleta de cerdo a la plancha
Grilled heirloom double cut pork rack chop with an onion and chorizo sautee | 25.00

Don’t forget about mom, make your Mother’s Day reservations call 860-296-1714! Check out our special menu for Mothers day.

May
4

Join us from 1-6PM on Sunday May 14th  to 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. Our menu includes:

SOPAS – SOUPS

Caldo Gallego
Hearty Galician soup of potatoes, cannellini beans, collard greens, Spanish sausage, and ham | 7.00

Crema de puerro y patata
Leek and potato soup garnished with crème fraiche foam and crispy leeks | 7.00

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APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Tabla Ibérica
Serrano ham, cured Spanish sausage, Manchego cheese,
and Mahon cheese | 16.00

Chorizo a la Rioja
Spanish sausage sautéed with shallots and Rioja red wine demi-glace | 12.00

Tosta de escalivada 
Flatbread topped with house roasted colored peppers, eggplant, artichokes, fontina cheese, and baby arugula topped with a balsamic reduction drizzle | 10.00

Camarones al ajillo 
Shrimp sautéed with garlic, olive oil, and white wine seafood sauce | 15.00

Pulpo a la Gallega
Galician style octopus with Spanish paprika, sea salt, and extra virgin olive oil | 15.00

Salpicón tropical
Seafood salad with shrimp, scallops, and monk fish in a passion fruit vinaigrette | 13.00

Ensalada de berros 
Watercress Salad with colored cherry tomatoes, radishes, Serrano ham, shaved Manchego cheese, and an herb aged sherry vinaigrette | 13.00    

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PLATO  PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Salmón a la plancha con salsa de membrillo
Grilled salmon with a quince glaze and spinach risotto | 25.00

Halibut a la plancha
Grilled halibut with yellow tomato saffron coulis over garlic sautéed baby spinach | 27.00

Linguini con camarones y almejas
Linguini tossed with sautéed shrimp, clams, garlic, and shallots, in a parsley white wine seafood sauce | 26.00

Bistec a la plancha
Certified Black Angus New York strip with pink peppercorn
brandy sauce | 28.00

Codillo de cerdo 
Roasted pork shank Osso buco with Oloroso sherry demi-glace and roasted garlic mashed red potatoes | 27.00

Carrete de cordero al romero
Grilled rack of lamb with rosemary infused Port reduction demi-glace and citrus glazed pearl onions | 29.00
(Subject to availability)

Pollo Pepitoria
Chicken breast sautéed in a sauce of tomato, almonds, garlic, Serrano ham, saffron, and Fino sherry topped with grated cooked egg | 23.00

Paella de la casa
Clams, mussels, shrimp, chicken, and sausage cooked in saffron rice ($25.00 for each additional portion) (for two) | 50.00

Paella marinera especial
Seafood paella with clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops, fish, and jumbo head-on prawns cooked in saffron rice ($32.50 for each additional portion) (for two) | 65.00

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.

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching

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April
29

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching —be good to your mother and don’t let her cook! We’ll have a hand-selected menu of favorites and specials. Call to reserve your table 860-296-1714! Here’s a preview of what to expect:

Specials April 28 through May 4

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April
28

We’re in store for a beautiful weekend, lots of sunshine and warm temperatures! This weather screams sangria and a taking advantage of one of our sunny tables. We’ve released a new batch of specials! Come in and try our grilled marinated scallops over creamy rice with wild mushrooms and a white wine seafood sauce! The whole dish is scented with truffle oil making it a can’t miss special. See all our specials below:

 

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de ajo

Andalucian style garlic soup with saffron, a touch of Fino sherry, and topped with an herb garlic crouton | 7.00    

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Vieiras a la plancha

Grilled marinated scallops over creamy rice with wild mushrooms and a white wine seafood sauce, scented with truffle oil | 12.00  

Ensalada de cole rizada con pollo

Baby kale salad with grilled marinated chicken breast, red beets, julienned red cabbage, granny smith apples, julienned carrots, and walnuts with a fennel white wine vinaigrette | 12.00    

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Pez espada a la plancha

Grilled sword fish topped with romesco, a sauce of roasted vegetables, almonds, and olive oil over a Mediterranean sauté of julienned colored peppers, fennel, red onion, almonds, garlic, and sun dried tomatoes | 26.00  

Bistec con salsa churrasco

Grilled bavette steak with churrascó sauce a popular Spanish grilling sauce of pureed tomato, onion, garlic, herbs, spices and a touch of aged sherry vinegar | 27.00

Specials for the week April 21 through April 27

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April
21

It’s gearing up to be a fantastic weekend! We’re starting it off right with a new batch of specials. Come in and try our leek and potato soup garnished with crème fraiche foam and crispy julienned leeks – – – or try our squid ink paella with squid, fish, clams, shrimp and topped with aioli. Call and reserve your table 860-296-1714. 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 de tortilla con vieiras
Baked tortilla with grilled scallops, avocado, mango, baby arugula, red cabbage, dill aioli, and lime wedges | 12.00  

Ensalada de arugula con camarones
Arugula salad with shrimp, red beets, tomatoes, almonds, fresh crumbled goat cheese and a citrus vinaigrette | 12.00  

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Atun a la plancha
Grilled tuna over Mediterranean sauté of julienned colored peppers, fennel, red onion, almonds, garlic ,and sun dried tomatoes | 26.00  

Codillo de cordero braseado
Braised lamb shanks with a rosemary port demi-glace | 27.00  

Paella negra
Squid ink paella with squid, fish, clams, shrimp and topped with aioli (For Two) | 50.00

This week’s tapas

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April
19

We have a fantastic selection of tapas this week. Come in and enjoy:

Crema de puerro y patata
Leek and potato soup garnished with crème fraiche foam and crispy julienned leeks | 5.00

Gambitas al ajillo
Shrimp sautéed with garlic and wine | 6.50

Tortilla de patatas
Spanish potato and onion omelet | 4.00

Pollo al ajillo
Sautéed chicken pieces in lemon garlic wine sauce | 4.00

Pulpo en vinagreta
Octopus salad with tomatoes, mango and butter beans with a tropical vinaigrette | 7.50

Mini codillos de cerdo
Mini “Wild Wings” pork shank Osso buco with Sherry Demi-glace (2) | 7.50

Mejillones salteados con tomate y albahaca
Mussels sautéed with tomato, basil, and white wine | 5.50

Pastel de salmon
Panko encrusted salmon cake topped with lemon dill alioli | 6.50

Ensalada de arugula y gambas
Grilled shrimp and baby arugula salad with fennel, oranges, almonds, shaved Manchego, and an herb cabernet sauvignon vinaigrette | 6.50

Conejo guisado
Rabbit stew with Spanish fries | 7.00

Gazpacho blanco
White gazpacho with ground almonds, garlic, grapes, cucumber, extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar | 5.00

Codorniz relleno
Quail stuffed with wild mushrooms and morcilla | 9.00

Specials for the week April 14th – 20th

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April
15

Get your weekend started on the right foot! We have a new batch of specials; come in and try our squid ink paella with squid, fish, clams, shrimp and topped with aioli. See all our specials below:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP

Sopa de ajo

Andalucian style garlic soup with saffron, a touch of Fino sherry, and topped with  an herb garlic crouton | 7.00

Gazpacho blanco

White gazpacho made with almonds, garlic, grapes, cucumber, bread, extra virgin olive oil and aged sherry vinegar | 7.00

 

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS

Pastel de salmon

Panko encrusted salmon cakes topped with mango cilantro salsa | 12.00

Ensalada de arugula y gambas

Grilled marinated shrimp and baby arugula salad with fennel, oranges, sliced almonds, and shaved Manchego, tossed with an herb cabernet sauvignon vinaigrette | 12.00

 

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Halibut a la plancha

Grilled Halibut over yellow pepper saffron coulis and sautéed baby spinach | 27.00

Codillo de cordero braseado

Braised lamb shanks with a rosemary Port demi-glace | 27.00

Paella negra

Squid ink paella with squid, fish, clams, shrimp and topped with aioli (For Two) | 50.00

Don’t forget to order your paella to go for the holiday weekend – – – whether you’re busy cooking and need dinner Saturday night or need it for Easter – – – call to place your order: 860-296-1714

Specials for the week April 7 – 13th

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April
7

There’s a lot going on this weekend at Costa del Sol! Saturday night we’ll be at The Taste of Wethersfield. If you’re going, make sure you stop by and say hi to Javier! We’re also serving up a brand new batch of specials for the week – – – come in and try our entremés especial, which is a charcuterie dish of house made capicola, Mahon cheese, wine cured goat cheese, fire roasted artichokes, and piquillo peppers! We also have a grilled bavette steak with churrascó sauce a popular Spanish grilling sauce of pureed tomato, onion, garlic, herbs, spices, and a touch of aged sherry vinegar. See all our specials below:

SOPA DEL DIA – SOUP
Sopa de ajo
Andalucian style garlic soup with saffron, a touch of Fino sherry, and topped with an herb garlic crouton | 7.00  

APERITIVOS – APPETIZERS  

Entremés especial
Charcuterie dish of house made capicola, Mahon cheese, wine cured goat cheese, fire roasted artichokes, and piquillo peppers | 12.00  

Vieiras con ensalada de quinoa
Quinoa salad with grilled scallops, almonds, fresh goat cheese and a colored pepper mango cucumber vinaigrette | 12.00  

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE  

Rape a la plancha
Grilled monk fish medallions over saffron infused butter bean ragout | 26.00  

Bistec con salsa churrasco
Grilled bavette steak with churrascó sauce a popular Spanish grilling sauce of pureed tomato, onion, garlic, herbs, spices, and a touch of aged sherry vinegar | 27.00

Also, if you haven’t made your Easter reservations yet be sure to call and book your table 860-296-1714! Enjoy our regular menu in addition to Easter specials from 1-7pm on Sunday, April 16th.