~ Tapas & Appetizers ~

guacamole in a molcajete
freshly prepared and served with warm tortilla chips

grilled chicken skewers
with chimichurri sauce

pan rustico catalan
catalan grilled bread, ripe tomoatoes, garlic, olive oil, manchego cheese & jamon serrano

taquitos de tinga
chipotle tomato roasted beef or chicken, rolled in corn tortillas, with guacamole


calamari frito
calamari rings served with roasted red pepper aioli

fresh halibut ceviche
with lime juice, tomato, and cilantro

gambas al ajillo
fresh shrimp sauteed with garlic, olive oil & herbs, served with country bread

homemade tamale trio
chicken with roasted tomatillo salsa, pork carnitas, with chile guajillo salsa,
and fresh corn, chile poblano & queso fresco

grilled anaheim chiles
stuffed with queso fresco


homemade sopes
with grilled pork carnitas, chicken
or grilled vegetables

cava crab cakes
with mango coulis

shrimp empanadas
with chipotle salsa

tortilla espanola

traditional spanish potato & onion fritatta with chimichurri sauce

bohemia steamed mussels
santa barbara mussels with chorizo, tomatoes & onions

grilled chicken quesadilla
with manchego cheese, carmelized onions, poblano chiles & guacamole

roasted eggplant, tomato & basil quesadilla
with asadero cheese, cilantro pesto & guacamole

roasted tortilla soup

~ Entrées ~

hearty mexican soup with pork or chicken & traditional garnishes

rock shrimp soft tacos
with papaya salsa & handmade corn tortillas

tacos al carbon
handmade corn tortillas with choice of grilled chicken
or steak or with grilled pork carnitas / with fresh mahi-mahi

cava combo
choice of two items & served with black beans & rice cheese
or beef or chicken enchilada, crisp beef or chicken taco, pasilla chile relleno

cava fajitas platter
grilled steak or chicken or combo with guacamole, black beans, rice & salsa
or with grilled fresh mahi-mahi / with grilled shrimp or scallops or combo seafood

enchiladas suizas
chicken enchiladas with roasted tomatillo salsaor beef enchiladas
with chile guajillo salsa with queso fresco, black beans & green rice

pasilla chile relleno en caldo
with three cheeses and roasted tomato salsa, black beans & rice

burrito asado
with grilled chicken or steak or grilled vegetables, chipotle salsa & guacamole

enchiladas mariscos 
with sauteed shrimp & scallops, served with black beans & rice

spicy coconut shrimp with pineapple & ginger salsa
with chipotle mashed potatoes & grilled vegetables

cava paella valenciana
classic paella with shrimp, chicken, clams, mussels, chorizo & saffron rice

seared fresh seabass
with pineapple & melon salsa and served with green rice & grilled veggies

grilled chicken breast with anaheim chiles, tomatoes & onions
with chipotle mashed potatoes & grilled veggies

grilled chicken breast with mole poblano
black beans, white rice & homemade corn tortillas

grilled churrasco ribeye steak
grilled anaheim chiles with queso fresco, roasted red potatoes & chimichurri

spicy baby back ribs
with guava chile sauce, chipotle mashed potatoes & grilled veggies

mediterrenean seafood stew with shrimp, clams, scallops, mussels & white fish

grilled fresh salmon with papaya salsa

with chipotle mashed potatoes & seared greens

cava filet mignon
with green peppercorn sauce, chipotle mashed potatoes & seared greens

oven braised lamb shanks with toasted orzo

traditional in Barcelona, cooked slowly with port wine & garlic

grilled giant prawns with garlic & cilantro

roasted red potatoes, grilled veggies and tomato, olive & caper tapenade

CAVA ® [ka ' va] n., 1. wine cellar 2. sparkling wine

(805) 969-8500
1212 Coast Village Road
Montecito, CA 93108

Cava Restaurant © 2009