Specials for the Week – October 19th through October 25th

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October
20

Paella Month continues for a 3rd straight week with not one, not two, but THREE special paellas this week!! New this week – – – – Wild mushroom paella with shiitake, oyster, cremini, porcini, button mushrooms, and artichokes cooked in Spanish short grain rice. See all our specials below! Call for reservations (860) 296-1714.

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 y camarón
Pear salad with baby arugula, grilled marinated shrimp, yellow and red grape tomatoes, red onion, glazed walnuts, San Simon smoked cheese, and honey Dijon herb champagne vinaigrette, 12.00


PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Atún a la plancha
Grilled tuna with a Puttanesca-style sauce of tomatoes, anchovies, manzanilla olives, and garlic, 27.00


PAELLA MONTH CELEBRATION

Paella Valenciana
Valencia style paella with rabbit, pork, chorizo, fava beans, and artichokes (For Two), 44.00

Paella nocturna
“Midnight” paella made with squid, fish, shrimp, and clams cook in squid ink rice (For Two), 48.00

Paella de setas
Wild mushroom paella with shiitake, oyster, cremini, porcini, button mushrooms, and artichokes cooked in Spanish short grain rice (For Two), 42.00

International Sherry Week

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October
6

With Paella Month in full swing, we are excited to announce that we’re expanding our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month to include International Sherry Week. It doesn’t get more Spanish than paella and sherry!

The fun starts on Tuesday, October 9th and goes through Sunday, October 14th. If you are a sherry aficionado, or have never experienced sherry before, tasting exquisite sherry is a great way to expand your palate or try something new. Don’t let International Sherry Week pass you by!

Call to reserve your table: 860-296-1714.

Specials for the Week September 7th through 13th

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September
7

We’re jumping head first into our End-of-Summer Spanish Lobster Festival! We have two special lobster dishes this week, such as our seafood paella with lobster and split grilled lobster. See all 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

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

Ensalada de tomate
From Pepe’s garden, heirloom tomatoes with mozzarella, Serrano ham, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and a basil reduction, 9.00


PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

Pez espada a la plancha
Grilled swordfish with romesco, a pureed roasted red pepper, onion, tomato, and almond sauce, 27.00

Langosta a la plancha
Split grilled lobster with a Galician brandy herb seafood sauce, 29.00

Paella marinera con langosta
Special seafood paella with lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp, and fish (For Two), 70.00

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 – 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 4-10

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May
4

We’ve opened up a few patio tables with more to come! Visit us this weekend and try one of our new specials. This week we have a flatbread with caramelized pears and onions, ricotta cheese, Serrano ham, basil chiffonade, and balsamic glaze! 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

Tosta con pera carmelizada
Flatbread with caramelized pears and onions, ricotta cheese, Serrano ham, basil chiffonade, and balsamic glaze, 12.00

Ensalada de fresas y camarón
Strawberry and artisan lettuce salad with almond encrusted shrimp, gorgonzola cheese, tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette,12.00

PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE

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

New York bistec con salsa pimienta verde
New York strip steak with green peppercorn brandy sauce, 27.00

Solomillo con salsa shittake
Grilled beef tenderloin with shittake mushroom Amontillado sherry sauce, 29.00

Specials For The Week April 27th – May 3rd

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April
27

We’re two weeks away from Mother’s Day – – – have you made your reservations yet? Don’t let mom down and plan early – – – see our sample menu here!

This week we have a fabulous tempura battered piquillo pepper stuffed with ox tail, mushrooms, eggplant, and sun-dried tomatoes over a cauliflower cream!! 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
 
Piquillo de rabo de buey en orly
Tempura battered piquillo pepper stuffed with ox tail, mushrooms, eggplant, and sun-dried tomatoes over a cauliflower cream, 12.00
 
Ensalada de higos y camarón
Black mission fig and artisan lettuce salad with almond encrusted shrimp, gorgonzola cheese, tomatoes, and balsamic vinaigrette, 12.00 
 
 
PLATO PRINCIPAL – ENTRÉE
 
Rape con alubias
Grilled monk fish medallions over cannelloni bean ragout and paprika oil drizzle, 25.00
 
New York bistec con salsa pimienta verde
New York strip steak with a green peppercorn brandy sauce, 27.00

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 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

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