Soup of the day, often more than one. Please inquire.
Four Goat Cheese Salad with sliced Pears, toasted Pine Nuts, Baby Greens, and an Aged Balsamic Vinegar Reduction
Seasonal Baby Greens tossed with diced Tomatoes, Garlic-Oregano Croutons, and Champagne-Citrus Vinaigrette
Heart of Living Butter Lettuce with Cabrales Blue Cheese Cream Dressing, toasted Pine Nuts, and crispy Serrano Ham
An inspired selection of imported Olives and Caperberries
Aged Manchego Cheese served with house-made Chimayo Quince Preserves
Lightly battered Eggplant Fries served with Tomato Salmorejo Dipping Sauce
Catalan-style grilled Bread rubbed with Tomato and Garlic
with Serrano Ham — $10
The classic Spanish Potato and Onion Omelet
Sweet Red & Yellow Bell Peppers roasted in-house, topped with Fresh Spanish Goat Cheese, served in a sizzling hot cazuela.
Hearts of Artichoke, stuffed with fresh Herbed Spanish Goat Cheese,
flash-fried, and served over Romesco Sauce
Grilled Oyster Mushrooms marinated in Garlic and Parsley infused
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Baby Red Potatoes, twice-fried, served with a spicy Red Chile Dipping Sauce
and Garlic Aioli
Fresh Scallops sautéed with White Wine, Tomato, Herbs, and Serrano Ham
Shrimp sautéed with sliced Garlic and Pequin Chile Flake served
in a sizzling hot cazuela
Blue Crab Croquettes served with a Roast Garlic-Caper Aioli
Fresh, White Anchovy Filets marinated in Garlic and Parsley Andalucia
Pacific Oysters flash-fried served over spicy Romesco Sauce
Baby Calamari flash-fried served with Tomato Sauce
and a Roast Garlic-Caper Aioli
The famous mountain cured Ham of Spain from
producer Redondo Iglesias, aged one year and carved to order Extremadura
Cured Hams from acorn-fed Iberian Pigs and aged two years by
producer Felix Fermin. Widely considered the very best in the world. Availability may vary, please inquire.
Mushroom Caps stuffed with Chorizo and broiled with Manchego Cheese and served in a sizzling hot cazuela
Fried Veal Cutlet Roulade stuffed with Serrano Ham
and Manchego Cheese served over a sweet Tomato Sauce
Butterflied Pork Tenderloin Filet with a smoked Paprika Rub,
grilled to order, and served on a bed of Cider-braised Onions
Chicken and Leek Skewers marinated, grilled, and served with a spicy Salbitxada Sauce
Grilled locally-raised Lamb Brochettes, marinated in a Moorish Spice Blend
Grilled 3oz. Filet Mignon served over a Cabrales Blue Cheese
Besamel Sauce, topped with caramelized Onions in a Red Wine Reduction
Going for tapas is high on most people's list of things to do in Spain. A 'tapa' is not a type of food, but a way of eating. After the sun has set and work is done, "vamos de tapeo" (let's go for tapas) is the common call to go out and enjoy wine with a delightful variety of small dishes, designed to be shared with friends and loved ones.
Tapas are an unfamiliar portion in the United States. We recommend ordering two or three per person, complimented
The quintessential Spanish tortilla of Madrid is unlike the wheat flatbread tortilla of Mexico. The "Tortilla Española" is an omelet of potatoes and onions, and is widely considered to be the the first dish to be missed when a Spaniard travels far from home.
A little-known fact is that Spain is second only to Japan as the largest consumer of seafood per capita. Like all Spaniards, our chef is very passionate about seafood, and takes freshness and quality very seriously. At El Mesón we serve the very best seafood that can be sourced in all North America.
Widely considered the most sublime aged ham in the world. Made from Iberian black swine that run in ancient oak forests, the same that produce the finest cork for wineries around the world. These boars enjoy a diet of rich, nutty acorns, and their meat is masterfully cured in old mines and caves for