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La Luna Restaurant

Gaia Hotel & Reserve, Manuel Antonio, Central Pacific

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La Luna Restaurant features innovative modern cuisine and wine pairing services, as well as a select assortment of “comfort dishes”, utilizing only the freshest seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Freshly caught seafood features prominently in our A-La-Carte menus.

Nestled high on a hill above Costa Rica’s Pacific coastline, Gaia Hotel & Reserve offers the ultimate in luxury and personal service amidst pristine wilderness. “La Luna” the restaurant at Gaia, is serving up exceptional cuisine featuring local and international dishes.

The spectacular 360 degree panoramic view alone is enough to entice your taste buds. From the sunset tapas to the fresh, local tuna, each dish at La Luna is inventive and prepared with the freshest of ingredients. A few of the favorites are the Roasted Squash & Papaya Soup, the Tico-Style Ceviche, Jumbo Shrimp Tagliatelle and the Ginger & Panko-Crusted Tuna.

The wine list is embracing, featuring over 70 selections from around the world. Both hotel and restaurant have an international 5-star rating.  

 
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The Menu

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DINNER

A small selection of La Luna's menu

SOUPS & SALADS

Roasted Squash and Papaya Soup
Made fresh daily with roasted squash, fresh papaya, scented with honey and almonds
Gazpacho
A classic, our refreshing, chilled tomato-cucumber soup is served “chunky-style” with only fresh,local ingredients. Accompanied with house croutons
Mixed Green Salad
A delicious trio of red-leaf, frisee greens & arugula combined with fresh tomatoes, diced cucumber,shaved parmesan cheese & a “fan” of Costa Rican avocadotopped off with candied pecans. Served with a balsamic vinaigrette
Gaia House Salad
Red-leaf & frisee greens showered with roasted diced beets, crumbled feta cheese, local papaya,locally-grown cashews & plantain “croutons” surrounded by grilled hearts of palm. Served with a herb vinaigrette

APPETIZERS

Gorgonzola & Sun-Dried Tomato Tart
Sautéed sun dried tomatoes, & fresh gorgonzola cheese baked to perfection inside a housepastry topped off with caramelized red onios, served over a roasted mushroom ragout
Sea Bass Ceviche
Local Sea Bass served Peruvian style marinated in “leche de tigre” (lemon juice, ginger, onion, garlic & celery), resting on a bed of yucca rosti, accompanied with an avocado fan, crisp tortillasand cayenne & Peruvian pepper aioli
Costa Rican Jumbo Prawns
Sautéed Jumbo prawns served with a crispy plantain and fresh melon in a sweet anise emulsion

 

 

 

 

MAIN COURSES

Costa Rican Fish Papillote
Local Grouper, baked with a light coating of olive oil, herbs, chopped tomatoes & mushrooms, wrapped in a banana leaf. Served with a plantain puree and sautéed mixed baby vegetables, with Caribbean coconutmilk
Ginger and Panko Crusted Tuna
Fresh filet of Costa Rican Tuna, pan seared rare, crusted with fresh ginger & panko, with a vegetable & orange saffron - scented risotto & toasted sesame vinaigrette
Gaia Signature Tenderloin
Grilled Costa Rican tenderloin accompanied with 4 sautéed jumbo Pacific shrimp*, yucca & red onion rosti & fresh Béarnaise sauce
Peruvian Style Seafood Casserole
New Zealand Mussels, local prawns, scallops and squid cooked in a tomato sauce and fish stock. Served with garlic & pepper capellini pasta
Rack of Lamb
New Zealand rack of lamb served au jus, with a papaya glaze, accompanied with grilled asparagus and rosemary potatoes

DESSERT

Martini of Mango Sorbet
House sorbet with local fresh mangos, lightly scented with Amaretto
Gaia’s Secret Sin
Fresh, local pineapple sliced paper thin & formed into delicate “raviolis.” & gently stuffed with a rich mixture of ricotta & dulce leche & drizzled with a wild berry coulis & fresh berries
Chocolate Lava Flow
Served with homemade vanilla ice cream (20 minutes preparation time)

 

       
     
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The cuisine style combines cooking techniques and flavors from Asia, the Americas and Europe. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views from all seating areas

Special dietary requirements can be accommodated.

Reservations can be made by calling:
Tel: + 506-2777-9797 or 1-800-226-2515

Contact Details

Click here to send La Luna an Enquiry

Email: reservations(at)gaiahr.com

Web: www.gaiahr.com/costa_rica_dining.asp

Tel: + 506-2777-9797 or 1-800-226-2515

 

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