Chef Luis Restaurant

New Canaan's Top Rated Local® Restaurant

Dinners deserve to be special, especially when you’re sharing them with someone special. When you visit our restaurant, you will enjoy a beautiful environment, but more than that you’ll enjoy delicious plates. Check out the variety of dishes that we have and you’ll see just how many flavors and dishes we have created for your night. Pair any of these dishes with something from our Boquitas Bar, and you’re guaranteed to enjoy an incredible meal.


Boquitas

Calamari

  hot chorizo, hot peppers, tomato sauce, lemon juice, parsley        6     16

  freshly chopped tomato, red onion, avocado, cilantro, lime juice  6    16

     grilled, marinated tomatoes, baby arugula, calypso coleslaw      6     16

                   plain with spice salsa, roasted shishito pepper                  6      16


Quesadillas

four cheese: american, cheddar, pecorino, parmesan     6     10

blackened chicken     7    14

shredded beef     7    14

carrots, celery, onions, sweet peppers, yellow & green squash     7    15

marinate shrimp     8    18

main lobster     8    18

prosciutto, truffle, pecorino, baby arugula, oven dried tomatoes    8    18


Tartare

beef tenderloin, onions, anchovies, capers, dijon mustard, egg, garlic toast     10     20

salmon, red onions, capers, cucumbers, ginger, serrano pepper lime zest, corn chips     10     20

yellow fin tuna, scallions, avocado, cucumbers, sweet peppers, won ton crisps     10     20


Mussels or Clams

thai red curry, lemongrass, coconut milk, fregola sarda    9     18

italian bacon, white onion, fresh tomato sauce, pepper flakes, grilled bread    9     18

fresh garlic, olive oil, white wine, chopped parsley    9     18


Soups

Traditional onion, Sherry  5  10

Mayan style three bean, roasted chills, chicharron 5  10

Potato, leek, cauliflower  5  10


Meat & Cheese

spicy chorizo, pickled onions, grilled bread, secret sauce    8     12

olive oil & tomato rubbed grilled bread, jamon serrano   8     12

fried manchego bites, truffle honey    8     12

cheese sampler, chef’s choice     21


Fritters

shredded roasted chicken croquette, roasted peppers, rice, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, chipotle mayonnaise   6  12

colossal crab meat cake, sweet peppers, scallions, yellow potato, crabby patty sauce     6  12

add  corn dough empanada, vegetable mirepoix, beef or chicken   8     seafood    14


Taco Bar

three soft corn tortillas, simple salad & Spanish rice and beans

$2 up charge for Seafood

Chicken slow roasted 48 hour marinated chicken, coleslaw, salsa cruda     19

Braised Beef onions, two cabbage salad, salsa roja     19

Vegetarian roasted vegetables, cabbage salad, green or red salsa, cheese     19

Fish grilled mahi, cabbage salad, salsa verde     21

Shrimp Latin spiced white shrimp, avocado corn salsa     24

Carnitas braised pork belly, pic de gallo, cilantro, chirmol     21


Steak Bar

8 oz Flat Iron     24

8 oz NY Strip     26

12 oz NY Strip     34

Choice of Rainbow peppercorn, Bordelaise, grain mustard béarnaise, French fries, spinach or French beans


Large Plates

Bolonesa     18
chicken, carrots, onions, celery, tomato sauce, calamari pasta

Buccantini A La Grecha     19
italian bacon, onions, olive oil, white wine, pecorino, fresh parsley

Lupica’s     26
shrimp, lobster, garlic, cherry tomatoes, bread crumbs, spaghetti

Cavatelli Pasta     20
braised beef, root vegetables, cognac demi glace

Shrimp & Scallops     32
blackened shrimp, sea scallops, scrip polenta, spinach

Coq Au Vin     27
48 hour marinated bone-in chicken, pork belly lardon, carrot, onion, mushroom, baby potato, Beaujolais wine

Tuna      29
rainbow peppercorn incrusted tuna, wasabi mashed potato, daikon apple slaw, ponzu vinaigrette

King Salmon     29
blackened king salmon filet, blue agave sriracha, haricot vert, basmati rice

Bacalao A La Vinaigrette En Papillote     25
julienne vegetables, spanich olives, fresh thyme, warm sherry wine vinaigrette, basmati rice

Arroz A La Valenciana     28
hot chorizo, jumbo shrimp, clams, green peas, sweet peppers, bomba rice, spicy oil

Chicken Paillard     24
grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, baby arugula, cherry tomatoes, avocado, balsamic vinaigrette, seasonal vegetables

Tex Mex Fajitas      19
peppers, onions, cilantro, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream, shredded chesse, flour tortillas
add  chicken  2      beef  4     white shrimp  6

Dina’s Churrasco     30
grilled, marinated skirt steak, spanish rice, black beans, simple salad, avocado, chimichurri sauce

Chef Burger     16
8 oz. patty, LTO, special sauce, toasted brioche bun, cheddar, american or crumbled blue cheese, french fries
add smoked bacon 1       fried egg 4       guacamole 1

Open Daily for Lunch and Dinner

Take authentic elevated comfort food right to your kitchen table.

From large plates to unique salads, choose from a variety of options.

You can find Chef Luis cuisine at the heart of New Canaan, CT.

Have questions or want to talk to Chef Luis directly? Contact us today!

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