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Costa Del Sol Restaurante

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(12 Reviews)

901 Wethersfield Ave, Hartford, CT 06114

(860) 296-1714

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Today: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
33
YEARS
IN BUSINESS
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General Info
Founded in 1986, Costa del Sol Restaurant is an eating establishment that offers Spanish cuisine. Its menu includes a selection of homemade dishes, such as soups, appetizers, salads and entr es for lunch and dinner. The restaurant offers saut ed sausage, stuffed chicken breast, grilled salmon, beef tenderloin, sliced sirloin, clams, mussels and shrimp, as well as fish with onions and peppers. Costa del Sol Restaurant maintains a full-service bar that provides a variety of red and white wines, such as white zinfandel, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, pinot noir and merlot. The restaurant offers a banquet facility of special events. Costa del Sol Restaurant is located in Hartford, Conn.
BBB Rating
A+
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Hours
Regular Hours
Tue - Fri:
Sat:
Sun:
Extra Phones

Fax: (860) 296-9250

Fax Number: (860) 296-9250

Payment method
amex, discover, visa, mastercard
Price Range
$$$
Neighborhood
South End
AKA

Costa Del Sol, LTD

Categories
Spanish Restaurants, Banquet Halls & Reception Facilities, Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Free

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: No

Attire: Casual

Good For Groups: Yes

Good for Kids: No

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Take Out: Yes

Cuisines: Spanish, European, Continental

Alcohol: Beer, Full Bar, Wine

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: Yes

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Willbert R.

11/19/2014

Overall
Over rated

I took my wife for her birthday. The Paella we ordered was expensive and the rice undercooked waiter was a ---hole we complained about rice and was told the rice was fine. I will not go back

pbhoem

02/25/2013

Overall
Price, food, taste...

Expensive; very little portions for the price paid ; and, it didn't taste very good.

cmouta

10/29/2011

Overall
Hartford Best

Pepe is the best Host. The food and deserts are amazing. Great Spanish wines Special Tenoria red tempernillo and and white Prius verdejo

westie2

08/05/2011

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Overall
Disappointing changes

We again decided to participate in the Taste of Hartford by dining at Costa del Sol. On entering we were greeted by the owner and seated at a table for 2. The dining room was largely empty, as was the patio, at 6PM on a Thursday night though business increased as the night progressed. After ordering all 3 courses, we were presented with olive oil and a small loaf of room temperature bread. Change #1 - last year the bread was served warm.

For an appetizer, my wife chose the tortilla de patas - 2 slices of Spanish potato and onion omelet with a small amount of salad greens as garnish. Portion size was generous so my wife ate only one slice of this delicious omelet. I ordered the Chorizo y setas al vino - chorizo sausage slices with mushroom, mushrooms and shallots in a roja wine reduction and Port demi-glaze. Again, very good.

For entrees we ordered the paella de la casa.-the house paella with clams, mussels, shrimp, chorizo and chicken cooked in saffron rice. We have had this dish numerous times in the past and it has always been nothing short of excellent.

Change #2 - the 4 mussels were wild caught and had an off taste as cultivated mussels almost never do. Change #3 - the so-called saffron rice neither tasted nor looked like the chef had used any saffron. This is noticeable in a photo comparison of last year's paella with this year's. The overall flavor of this dish was not bad, but a definite disappointment in comparison to years past.

We closed out the meal with the house flan which was, as usual, very good.

Overall the meal was acceptable though not as good as in years past.

savage123456

04/16/2011

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My mom's exp at Costa Del Sol

I gave my mom a gift card from Costa Del Sol she went with her boy friend .Whean she got home i asked her how was her dineing exp, she said that it was ok the food was overrated and the portions were smal.I said to her that some rest have very small portions so you can try alot of there menu or they can make more rev,in up selling more menu items, ive been server for over14years and i worked at Costa De Sol and other fine dineing rest. she said the service was nice and the chease cake was good. She was disapointed at the portions for the rice for the paella, needs to get beter. Overall it was ok.

js810

01/01/2008

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Overall
Amazing Spanish Food

Costa Del Sol is a consistently excellent restaurant. We went once a few years ago, and this year during Hartford's restaurant week. This year, we had the empanada and sausage appetizers, which were indescribably good. Same for the paella we split. I even liked the rice pudding, which usually I don't care for. To top it off, the sangria is perfect. It's expensive, but well worth the cost. Go!

thedesigner22

12/06/2007

Overall
Love the paella

This is the best place around for paella. I was introduced to this restaurant at least 6 years ago. Ever since, a group of us head there every December for our annual Christmas dinner. Then there is the sangria....yum! We go there sparingly just because its that good...makes it more special that way. I would love to eat there every week if I lived closer!

deedeemom

09/24/2007

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Overall
Wonderful atmosphere

On our way to a concert in Hartford, my son and I noticed Costa Del Sol and stopped. Not having reservations, I was concerned we could not be accommodated. However, we were seated promptly and found the wait staff to be friendly and helpful. The restaurant was very clean, and the atmosphere relaxed and amicable. The food itself was extraordinary! The seafood I had was not over cooked and very moist and flavorful. My son had a steak which he claimed was very well prepared and one of the best he had ever eaten. Being a chef himself, I took his word for it! This is a restaurant I would highly recommend to friends.

annkasj

09/23/2007

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Overall
Great customer service

The service was prompt and pleasant. the atmosphere was clean, and intimate - definitely encouraged conversation. the wine was ok. the food was light, fresh and delicious. I really enjoyed myself, thanks to the recommendations. Make a reservation.

unakim

06/13/2002

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Overall
10

Appetizers were absolutely delicious. Food incredibly clean and tasty. Don't remember what wine we had, but it was so good we couldn't resist ordering a second bottle (for 3 of us). The service as well was impeccable. My parents never like trying new restaurants, but they were floored.