LA CAVITA AT CAVA
Welcome your guests to the warm and intimate ambiance of La Cavita, our private dining room & terrace.
We offer pre-set menus to ensure the optimum dining experience.

ROOM INFORMATION
La Cavita offers the following options:
• Up to 12 guests for Dinner inside at our grand dining table.
• Up to 32 guests for a sit down Dinner inside at our grand dining table and outside on two additional tables.
French doors open to the beautifully landscaped terrace.
• Up to 40 guests for a Tapas/Appetizer party inside and outside on the terrace.

There is NO charge for the use of the room*, only a 10 guest, $500 minimum expenditure; excluding tax & gratuity. (*holidays and graduation events are subject to additonal booking fees)

MENUS
CAVA features eclectic Latin cuisine from Spain, Mexico & Latin America. We are proud to serve only the freshest ingredients, locally sourced when possible. We are dedicated to purchasing Green-rated, sustainable seafood and only serve Organic, Grass-fed Beef and Free-range Chicken. The enclosed pre-set menus showcase some of our most popular dishes. These flexible menus offer a variety of choices to create a wonderful culinary experience your event. Once a menu is selected, a personalized “title” is offered for your menu.

BEVERAGES
Enclosed is our current Cocktails & Wine List. We would be happy to assist you with the selection of appropriate wines, hand-shaken Margaritas or Latin cocktails to enjoy with your event. We have a wide selection of wines from our Santa Barbara region as well as wines from Spain, Argentina and Chile. We only serve bottled sparkling or still Ducale water.

DEPOSIT & PAYMENT
A $500 deposit is required to book the room. Deposit is nonrefundable unless a cancellation is received in writing (via email or letter) 15 days prior to event. Payment is due at conclusion of event.

The final attendance count must be received three working days prior to the event. If less than the specified number attends, you will still be charged for the original guaranteed number of guests. Sales tax (8%) and gratuity (20%) will be applied to all food and beverage services.

LOCATION & PARKING
CAVA is located in beautiful Montecito, California at 1212 Coast Village Road. We are easily accessible from Highway 101: Southbound from Santa Barbara at Coast Village Road/Hot Springs Road exit, Northbound from Ventura at Olive Mill Road exit. Parking is plentiful with complimentary valet service provided on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5PM.

A Taste of Spain
La Cavita Hand-Shaken Margaritas*
Don Julio Blanco, Cointreau & fresh lime juice
-- TAPAS --
Pan Rustico Catalán with jamón serrano, manchego cheese, tomatoes & garlic on grilled bread Shrimp Empanadas with asadero cheese, chipotle cream & papaya salsa
-- ENSALADA --
Mezclun greens with fresh pears, walnuts, shaved manchego cheese & sherry balsamic vinaigrette
-- ENTREES --

SIMMERING SEAFOOD PAELLA
Shrimp, clams, mussels and Pacific halibut in saffron rice

CAVA FILET MIGNON
Green peppercorn sauce, chipotle mashed potatoes & seared collard greens

OVEN BRAISED LAMB SHANKS
Cooked slowly in port wine and garlic, Barcelona-style, served with toasted orzo
-- POSTRES --
Chocolate Ganache Torte with Patron XO & Raspberry Sauce Lime Tartlet with Valencia Orange Coulis
Chef Armando Benítez
$69 per person
* Price does not include beverages, sales tax or gratuity.



A Taste of Montecito
La Cavita Hand-Shaken Margaritas*
Don Julio Blanco, Cointreau & fresh lime juice
-- TAPAS --
Freshly Mashed Guacamole in a Molcajete Homemade Tortilla Chips served with a Trio of Salsas Grilled Eggplant, Tomato & Basil Quesadilla with Cilantro Pesto Calamari Frito with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli
-- ENSALADA --
Mixed Baby Greens with Sherry Vinaigrette
-- ENTREES --

GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST WITH ANAHEIM CHILES, RED ONIONS & TOMATOES
Chipotle mashed potatoes & grilled seasonal vegetables

GRASS-FED CHURRASCO RIBEYE STEAK
Anaheim chiles stuffed with queso fresco & rosemary roasted red potatoes

PACIFIC HALIBUT WITH CILANTRO-LIME BUTTER
Green rice & grilled seasonal vegetables
-- POSTRES --
La Cavita Caramel Flan
Coconut Ice Cream with Fresh Strawberries
Chef Armando Benítez
$59 per person
* Price does not include beverages, sales tax or gratuity.



A Taste of Mexico
La Cavita Hand-Shaken Margaritas*
Don Julio Blanco, Cointreau & fresh lime juice
-- TAPAS --
Freshly mashed guacamole in a molcajete
Homemade tortilla chips served with a trio of salsas
Grilled chicken quesadilla with manchego cheese, caramelized onions & poblano chiles
-- ENSALADA --
La Cavita Caesar Salad
-- ENTREES --
Select 4 of the following options in advance

ROCK SHRIMP SOFT TACOS
Breaded rock shrimp, papaya salsa, purple cabbage & homemade corn tortillas

GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST WITH MOLE POBLANO
Our handcrafted mole with black beans, Spanish rice & homemade corn tortillas

GRILLED VEGETABLE TOSTADA
Roasted red peppers, zucchini, eggplant, red onions, black beans, arroz verde & guacamole

ENCHILADAS SUIZAS
Grilled chicken, beef or vegetable with queso fresco, black beans & green rice

GRILLED FRESH SALMON WITH PAPAYA SALSA
Chipotle mashed potatoes & seared collard greens

GRILLED CARNE ASADA A LA TAMPIQUENA
Cheese enchilada Mexicana, frijoles charros, Spanish rice, salsa que mada & guacamole

POSTRES
Caramel Flan
Coconut Cream Cake with Coconut Ice Cream

Chef Armando Benítez
$49 per person
* Price does not include beverages, sales tax or gratuity.



LUNCH MENU
-- TAPAS --
Homemade Tortilla Chips
Trio of Fresh Salsas; Black Bean & Corn, Fire Roasted Tomatillo & Roja
Freshly Mashed Guacamole in a Molcajete
Chicken or Beef Taquitos de Tinga
-- ENTREES --
Select 4 of the following options for your guests in advance

GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST WITH ANAHEIM CHILES, RED ONIONS & TOMATOES
ROCK SHRIMP SOFT TACOS
Breaded rock shrimp, papaya salsa, purple cabbage, sour cream & homemade corn tortillas

GRILLED CHICKEN QUESADILLA
Manchego cheese, caramelized onions, poblano chiles, chipotle cream & guacamole

GRILLED VEGETABLE TOSTADA
Roasted red pepper, corn, zucchini, tomatoes, red onions, black beans & green rice

ENCHILADAS SUIZAS
Grilled chicken or beef, queso fresco, black beans & green rice

GRILLED FRESH WILD SALMON WITH PAPAYA SALSA
Chipotle mashed potatoes & seared collard greens

CAVA CAESAR SALAD WITH CHICKEN
Homemade garlic croutons, freshly grated parmesan, crisp romaine & our Caesar dressing

TEQUILA-MARINATED GRILLED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM TACOS
Homemade corn tortillas, black bean, guacamole & pico de gallo

CAVA TOSTADA WITH GRILLED CHICKEN OR STEAK
Black beans, cheese, guacamole, tomatoes & sour cream in a homemade crispy tortilla shell

-- POSTRES --
Caramel Flan
Coconut Cream Cake with Coconut Ice Cream
Chef Armando Benítez
$49 per person
* Price does not include beverages, sales tax or gratuity.



FIESTA UNO
-- TAPAS & APPETIZERS --

La Cavita Hand-Shaken Margaritas*
Don Julio Blanco, Cointreau & fresh lime juice

HOMEMADE TORTILLA CHIPS
trio of salsas including; black bean & corn, salsa roja & fire roasted quemada

FRESHLY MASHED GUACAMOLE IN A MOLCAJETE
CALAMARI FRITO

Calamari rings served with roasted red pepper aioli

PAN RUSTICO CATALAN
ripe tomato bruschetta, Spanish manchego cheese & jamon serrano
(2 per person)

FRESH HALIBUT CEVICHE
atop guacamole on homemade blue corn tortilla chips
(3 per person)

GRILLED CHICKEN QUESADILLA
manchego cheese, caramelized onions, poblano chiles, guacamole & chipotle cream
(3 per person)

WILD MUSHROOM EMPANADAS
queso fresco & cilantro pesto
(3 per person)
Chef Armando Benítez
$39 per person
* Price does not include beverages, sales tax or gratuity.



FIESTA DOS
-- TAPAS & APPETIZERS --

La Cavita Hand-Shaken Margaritas*
Don Julio Blanco, Cointreau & fresh lime juice

HOMEMADE TORTILLA CHIPS
trio of salsas including; black bean & corn, salsa roja & fire roasted quemada

FRESHLY MASHED GUACAMOLE IN A MOLCAJETE

GRILLED CHICKEN SKEWERS
chimichurri dipping sauce
(2 per person)

HOMEMADE CORN TAMALES
Sweet corn masa wrapped in corn husks & steamed
Chicken with roasted tomatillo salsa
Pork carnitas with chile guajillo salsa
Fresh Corn with chile poblano & queso fresco
(2 per person)

GRILLED EGGPLANT, TOMATO & BASIL QUESADILLA
asadero cheese and cilantro pesto
(2 pieces per person)

TAQUITOS DE TINGA
Chicken or Beef rolled in corn tortillas served with guacamole & sour cream
(3 per person)

Chef Armando Benítez
$34.50 per person
* Price does not include beverages, sales tax or gratuity.



HOST BAR & BEVERAGE LIST
ALL BEVERAGES ARE CHARGED ON A PER DRINK CONSUMPTION BASIS.

Premium Tequila Margaritas -- 10 - 20

Specialty Cocktails -- 10 - 14

Spanish Sangria -- 8.5

House Spirits -- 9.5 -10

Cervezas -- 6

Soft Drinks -- 3.5

Fresh Fruit Juices -- 3.5

Ducale Sparkling or Still Water -- 6

Espresso -- 3

Double Espresso -- 4

Cortado -- 3.5

Cappuccino or Latte -- 4

Coffee or Hot Tea -- 2.5 - 3

* $30 Corkage per 750ml Bottle – Maximum 2 bottles*

CAVA, CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES
Segura Viudas Brut Reserva, Cava, NV Spain (Split) -- 9
Gramona Imperial Gran Reserva Brut, NV Spain -- 45
Veuve Clicquot “Yellow Label” NV Champagne, France -- 95

WHITE WINES
Margerum Wine Co. Rosé “Carlitos,” 2016 Santa Barbara County -- 38
Costa de Oro Chardonnay, “Carlitos,” 2016 Central Coast -- 34
Melville Chardonnay “Estate Verna’s,” 2015 Santa Rita Hills -- 46
Ferrari Carano Chardonnay 2015 Alexander Valley -- 58
Margerum Wine Co. Sauvignon Blanc “Sybarite,” 2015 Happy Canyon -- 42
Duckhorn Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Napa Valley -- 54
Jaffurs Viognier 2014 Santa Barbara County -- 49
Vionta Albariño 2014 Rias Baixas, Spain -- 36

RED WINES
Costa de Oro Tempranillo / Syrah “Carlitos,” 2014 Central Coast -- 34
Melville Pinot Noir “St. Rita Hills,” 2014 Santa Rita Hills -- 60
Flowers Pinot Noir 2013 Sonoma County -- 85
JCR Vineyard Pinot Noir “Estate,” 2013 Santa Barbara County -- 100
Zaca Mesa Grenache / Syrah / Mourvèdre “Z Cuvee,” 2012 Santa Ynez Valley -- 46
Reeves Ranch Syrah 2009 Santa Ynez Valley -- 49
Shafer Merlot 2012 Napa Valley -- 72
Duckhorn Merlot 2013 Napa Valley -- 58
Outpost Zinfandel “Howell Mountain,” 2013 Napa Valley -- 65
Rancho Sisquoc Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Santa Maria Valley -- 40
Stag’s Leap Cabernet Sauvignon “Artemis,” 2012 Napa Valley -- 89
Achaval-Ferrer Malbec 2014 Mendoza, Argentina -- 44
López de Heredia Tempranillo “Viña Cubillo,” 2007 Rioja -- 55
López de Heredia Tempranillo Reserva “Viña Tondonia,” 2003 Rioja -- 74
Bodegas y Viñedos Tempranillo Reserva “Alion,” 2008 Ribera del Duero -- 105

* All wines subject to availability

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06/17