FOOD

Tapas

RED SNAPPER CEVICHE

red snapper marinated in citrus juices with cilantro, red onion, and serrano pepper 16

VIERAS SANTIAGO

pan seared sea scallops wrapped in serrano ham, asparagus 16

PULPO EN AJO

Octopus sautéed in extra virgin olive oil with garlic and peppers 18

CALAMARES A LA PLANCHA

baby squid sautéed with garlic in extra virgin olive oil 8

GAMBAS AL AJILLO

jumbo gulf shrimp with garlic and red pepper in extra virgin olive oil 14

GAMBAS ALBARIÑO

jumbo gulf shrimp and mushroom with white wine cream sauce 14

ESPÁRRAGOS COJONUDOS

white asparagus from Navarra with mayonnaise vinaigrette 12

CROQUETAS

Spanish style ham and chicken croquettes 10

TORTILLA ESPAÑOLA

Spanish potato omelet, chorizo Iberico, olives 8

ALBONDIGAS AL JEREZ

lamb meatballs in brandy de Jeréz 14

PIQUILLOS DE LA TIERRA

piquillo peppers stuffed with lamb, raisins, and pine nuts 16

CHAMPIÑONES AL AJILLO

brown mushrooms sautéed in extra virgin olive oil with serrano ham and with garlic 8

MACARONI AND CHEESE

parmesan, romano, and cheddar with truffle infused bread crumb topping 9

JAMÓN IBÉRICO DE BELLOTA

free range and acorn feed Iberian ham and chorizo aged three years, Manchego cheese 18

FOIE GRAS

foie gras, nutmeg, white pepper, caramelized apple, and pear pan seared 16

BACON WRAPPED DATES

medjool dates stuffed with riojano chorizo and wrapped in bacon, blue cheese crumble 9

CODORNIZ EN VINO

grilled Texas quail with garlic in port wine reduction 14

PATATAS BRAVAS

potato with spicy Pimentón de la Vera sauce, sour cream 9

CHISTORRA A LA PARRILLA

grilled Basque chorizo with spicy green pepper sauce 10

PORK BELLY

pork belly from Black Hill Ranch braised with bay leaf, rosemary, and vanilla 16

CHORIZO RIOJANO

riojano sausage sautéed in sherry with onions and bell peppers 14

MORCILLA

Spanish blood sausage sautéed in sherry with onions and bell peppers 14

MACITAS

pan seared pork tenderloin tips with garlic and lime 14

PINCHOS DE LOMO

grilled beef tenderloin tips, mushrooms, port demi-glace reduction 18

QUESO FLAMEADO

camembert, queso blanco, riojano sausage, jalapeno, with bourbon flambé 14

Entrees

POLLO AL AJILLO

chicken breast, garlic sauce, white rice, black beans, sweet plantains 22

POLLO SALTEADO

sautéed strips of grilled chicken breast, onion and bell pepper, white rice, black beans, and sweet plantains 22

FAJITA SALTEADA

strips of grilled beef skirt steak, white rice, refried black beans, pico de gallo 24

POBLANO CON VEGETALES

poblano pepper, spinach, mushrooms, pine nuts, raisins, parmesan cheese 19

SOLOMILLO EMPANIZADO

pork tenderloin butterfly cut filet breaded and pan seared in extra virgin olive oil, white rice, black beans, and sweet plantains 24

ENCHILADAS AL GUSTO

beef or cheese enchiladas, white rice, refried black beans, crispy beef taco, chile con queso, pico de gallo 19

LECHÓN ASADO

roasted and pulled pork from Black Hill Ranch, white rice, black beans, and sweet plantains 22

ROPA VIEJA

Cuban style braised skirt steak, white rice, black beans, and sweet plantains 24

MEDALLONES

medallions of beef tenderloin in sherry sauce spinach, goat cheese mashed potato 25

JARRETE DE TERNERA

braised veal shank demi-glace, spinach, goat cheese mashed potato 32

BISTECK EMPANIZADO

top sirloin, Cuban style cut, breaded and pan seared in extra virgin olive oil, white rice, black beans, and sweet plantains 28

Fish

LUBINA ALA PLANCHA

Mediterranean seabass, garlic butter, fingerling potato, sautéed vegetables 28

PARGO ALA ROMANA

red snapper dusted with flour, pan seared in extra virgin olive oil, fingerling potato, sautéed vegetables 28

SALMON AL ROMERO

salmon seared with black pepper and rosemary in extra virgin olive oil, fingerling potato, sautéed vegetables 26

Grill

SOLOMILLO

pork tenderloin butterfly cut filet, white rice, black beans, and sweet plantains 24

CHULETA DE CERDO

honey glazed 16oz. grilled pork chop from Black Hill Ranch, spinach, and goat cheese mashed potato 27

CHULETAS DE CORDERO

lamb chops, demi-glace port wine reduction, spinach, and goat cheese mashed potato 32

CARNE ASADA ALA TAMPIQUEÑA

beef skirt steak, cheese enchilada, white rice, refried black beans, pico de gallo 28

PALOMILLA

top sirloin Cuban style cut, white rice, black beans, and sweet plantains 28

FILET MIGNON

  • aged beef tenderloin center cut filet, demi-glace port wine reduction, spinach, and goat cheese mashed potato
  • 8oz./32 10oz./38

EL CHULETÓN

aged 16 ounce beef rib chop, demi-glace port wine reduction, spinach, and goat cheese mashed potato 38

Paella

El Meson uses the finest grade of golden thread saffron from Spain and the Bomba variety of rice from the Calasparra region in Spain. Each Paella is made especially for your table when your order is placed. The smallest Paella we make is for two people. Listed below is the price per person.

PAELLA DEL MESON

saffron infused bomba rice, chicken, prawn, shrimp, squid, mussels 30

PAELLA MARINERA

saffron infused bomba rice, white fish, prawn, shrimp, squid, mussels 30

PAELLA NEGRA

cuttlefish ink infused bomba rice, shrimp, squid, scallop 30

PAELLA DE LA TIERRA

saffron infused bomba rice, grilled lamb chop, chicken, pork tenderloin, chorizo Iberico 36

ARROZ CON POLLO A LA CUBANA

saffron infused bomba rice, chicken, chorizo Iberico, served with sweet plantains 26

PAELLA DE VERDURAS

saffron infused bomba rice with chef’s choice of fresh vegetables 22

dessert

ARTISAN CHEESES

An assortment of artisanal cheeses, please ask your waiter for our current selection 12

FLAN

El Meson’s Classic Caramel Custard 7

TRES LECHES

Moist vanilla cake drenched in three kinds of milk with black berry reduction 8

CHOCOLATE TRES LECHES

Moist chocolate cake drenched in three kinds of milk with black berry reduction 8

CREMA CATALANA

Vanilla bean crème brûlée with essence of orange and serrano pepper 7

CHOCOLATE

Flourless Chocolate Cake with berries 8

ARROZ CON LECHE

Traditional rice pudding with raisin puree 7

Soups

GAZPACHO

  • Chilled tomato, cucumber, and red pepper soup
  • 6

SOPA DE AJO

  • Garlic egg drop soup, house made croutons
  • 8

SOPA DE POLLO

  • Chicken, potatoes, carrots, cilantro
  • 8

BLACK BEAN SOUP

  • Black beans, white rice, sour cream, Pico de Gallo
  • 8

Salads

CAESAR

  • Romaine lettuce, parmesan, house made croutons
  • 8

AGUACATE CON TOSTONES

  • Avocado, fried green plantains, tomato, red onions
  • 10

PUMARADA

  • Apple, pear, blueberries, golden raisins, local goat cheese, spring greens
  • 9 chicken
  • 18 shrimp

GARLIC SHRIMP SALAD

  • Shrimp sautéed with garlic in olive oil, spring greens, tomato, avocado
  • 16

GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD

  • Strips of grilled chicken breast, spring greens, tomato, avocado
  • 16

GRILLED SALMON SALAD

  • Grilled salmon, apple, tomato, blue cheese, golden raisins, spinach greens
  • 18

nachos & quesadillas

NACHOS CUBANOS

  • Sweet plantains, black beans, queso blanco, pickled jalapeno
  • 12

NACHOS DEL MAR

  • Garlic shrimp, queso blanco, pickled jalapen
  • 15

NACHOS CON FAJITAS

  • Beef fajita, black beans, queso blanco, pickled jalapeno
  • 16

QUESADILLAS DE ESPINACA

  • Spinach, mushrooms, queso blanco, Pico de Gallo, sour cream
  • 12

QUESADILLAS DEL MAR

  • Shrimp, garlic, queso blanco, Pico de Gallo, sour cream
  • 15

QUESADILLAS DE LA CASA

  • Chicken, mushrooms, queso blanco, Pico de Gallo, sour cream
  • 15