Dinner

Tapas, Sharables

Colombian Empanada G
choose beef, chicken, or vegetarian / corn crusted turnover / aji sauce $11

Empanadilla Platter
choose beef or salmon / meson mini empanadas - ten for $13 / five for $8

Manchego Puffs
spanish sheep cheese toasted on bread - ten for $13 / five for $8

Queso Fundido GFP
choose chorizo, chicken, mushrooms or shrimp / soft jack cheese / ancho sauce / cilantro / flour tortillas $13

Arepas de Choclo G
colombian grilled sweet corn cakes / white cheese / drizzled with honey $8

Battered Cauliflower
with aleppo pepper and a sweet citrus sauce $11

Dip & Chip Trio G
plantain / malanga / corn chips $12
▪ corn & black bean salsa
▪ tomato & onion salsa
▪ mango & avocado salsa

Carne Asada or Chicken Fries G
choose chicken or thin sliced steak / fries / queso cheese / sour cream / salsa / lettuce / chimmichurri $16

Chicken Tinga Nachos G
with nacho cheese, sour cream, salsa, guacamole, lettuce and jalapeños $12
Sea Scallops G
seared jumbo scallops / olive oil / parsley / balsamic glaze $15

Elote Corn Bites
charred corn / cotija cheese / lime / cilantro / smoked paprika $11

Spanish Tabla Charcuterie GFP
four spanish chorizos / manchego cheese / garlic / olives / crusty bread $13

Garlic Shrimp G
shrimp sauteed / garlic / parsley / hot pepper / olive oil $12

Calamares GFP
calamari steak strips served with lemon & garlic / grilled or beer batter fried / served with a tangy dijon & citrus sauce $13

Coconut Shrimp
served with a tangy dijon & citrus sauce $13

Homemade Chorizo G
spanish sausage / red peppers / shitake mushrooms $15

Sweet Rum Shrimp G
shrimp sauteed in honey rum sauce / white rice $11

Coco Bites
coconut crusted fish bites / scallions / tempura flash fried with a dijon & citrus sauce $11

 


Soup, Salad & Sandwiches

Sauteed Calamari Salad G
calamari strips & rings / sweet red pepper sauce / seaweed / napa cabbage / plantain chips $11

Sante Fe Salad GFP
choose chicken, salmon, or steak / assorted greens / corn / avocado / black beans / cotija cheese / corn chips / peanut lime vinaigrette $13

Meson Salad G
assorted greens / cucumber / onion / pimientos / olives / white wine vinaigrette $5 ▪ add grilled steak (+$8), chicken or fish (+$6)

Tropical Salad G
assorted greens / mango / avocado / tomatoes / cranberries / tropical mango vinaigrette $6 ▪ add grilled steak (+$8), chicken or fish (+$6)

Spinach Almond Salad G
spinach / almonds / manchego cheese / olives / red peppers / sherry vinaigrette $8

Chicken Tortilla Soup G
chicken / rice / hominy / avocado / cactus / chipotles / corn chips / guacamole / cheese - small $9 / large $13

Black Bean Soup & Soup of the Day G
cup $4 / bowl $6

Cuban Sandwich
choose pork, chicken or fish / cuban pressed roll / cheese / pickle / mayo / mustard $13

Meson Cheeseburger
black angus steak burger / guacamole / caramelized onion / tomato / jalapeño / lettuce / brioche bun $12

Tempura Fried Fish
white fish tempura fried / hoagie roll / lettuce / tomato / dijon mayo sauce $13

Vegetarian Burger
black bean, corn, multi-grain burger / guacamole / jalapeño / tomato / onion / brioche bun $11

 

TACOS+QUESADILLAS

Marcos Fish Tacos 3 GFP
sauteed fish / flour tortillas / lettuce / tomato / mango avocado sweet chili salsa $13

Caribbean Chicken Tacos 3 GFP
sauteed chicken / flour tortillas / napa cabbage / pineapple mango salsa $13

Pork Belly Tacos 3 GFP
with napa cabbage, pineapple, cilantro, cotija cheese and miso ginger sauce $17

Gourmet Quesadillas GFP
choose chicken, chorizo, shrimp or mushroom / manchego aioli / rice / cheese / lettuce - half for $12 / full $19

Entrees

BEEF

Tenderloin Strip Steak Churrasco G
grilled strip steak / spinach & shitake mushroom cream sauce / chimichurri $27

Los Tres Amigos GFP
three grilled medallions of beef / flour tortilla / three sauces: chipotle, chimichurri, manchego aioli $27

Steak Medallions G
grilled beef medallions / sauteed tomatoes / onions / chimichurri $25

Carne Asada G
thinly sliced grilled steak / chimichurri $21


FISH

Fresh Fish of the Day G
choose salmon or barramundi $25
▪ olive oil & lime,
▪ creamy spinach salsa with mushrooms
▪ mojo isleño (onion / olive / pimento)
▪ crushed plantain chips $25

Pescado Romesco GFP
white fish / paprika flour / spanish paprika & almond romesco sauce $23

Coconut Crusted Fish
fried strips of coconut crusted white fish / citrus sauce / scallions $25

 

PORK

Jamaican Pork Tenderloin G
grilled jerk seasoned pork tenderloin / lime / green onions $24

SIDE ITEMS

pick one with entree | $4 a la carte
spanish yellow rice / garlic potato salad / cuban black beans / small house salad

PREMIUM SIDES

add $2 with entree | $6 a la carte
sweet plantains / fried yuca / latin stir fried vegetables / french fries


HOUSE ITEMS

Asado Grill GFP
served on a sizzling plate / grilled beef medallion / chorizo / chicken breast / colombian aji sauce / flour tortilla $27

Arroz Ya Ya G
gloria castro’s colombian stir fried rice / pork / chicken / shrimp / scallions $19

Chilean Salmon Stack G
grilled salmon / patatas alioli / black beans / rice / lettuce / plantain chips $30

Whole Tilapia (head to tail) G
marinated fresh red tilapia flash fried in olive oil served standing head to tail on a plate $30

Arroz con Pollo G
shredded chicken / rice / cilantro / tomato / onion / peas $18

 

FAJITAS

Gourmet Fajitas
choose beef, chicken or shrimp / marinated peppers / zucchini / yellow squash / salsa / guacamole / cheese / flour tortillas (corn may be substituted) $21

 

VEGETARIAN

Garbanzos con Espinacas G
spanish chick peas / spinach / sofrito / yellow rice / yuca / sweet plantains $17

Meson Favorites Vegetarian Platter G
vegetarian favorites: vegetarian colombian empanada / rice / black beans / sweet plantains / patatas aioli / yuca $19

Vegetarian Meatballs (tapa)
spicy barbecue sauce / peppers / onions / garlic rice / sesame seeds $11

Gallo Pinto G
national dish of costa rica: rice / black beans / tomatoes / onions / cilantro / salsa lizano / yuca / sweet plantains $16

Vegetarian Fajitas GFP
stir fried vegetables / lettuce / guacamole / salsa / sour cream / flour tortillas (corn may be substituted) / with one side choice $17

Vegetarian Burger
black bean, corn, multi-grain burger / guacamole / jalapeño / tomato / onion / brioche bun $11

 

PAELLA

Paella de Mariscos G
scallops / fresh fish / shrimp / calamari / mussels / saffron rice / peas / pimientos / lemons / tomatoes / onions

$28 / for two $46 / for three $61

Paella de Valenciana G
chicken / pork / shrimp / fish / chorizo / mussels / saffron rice / peas / pimientos / lemons / tomatoes / onions

$28 / for two $46 / for three $61

 

NEW + NOTABLE

Soup of the Day cup $4 / bowl $6

Ceviche of the Day $15

TAPAS

Peruvian Style Sauteed Octopus
tender chunks of octopus sauteed in olive oil with choclo and sweet potatoes $12

Cornmeal Breaded Fried Green Tomatoes
topped with guacamole, fried egg and cotija cheese $10

ENTREES

Lomo Saltado
stir fried sliced beef, red onions, and
tomatoes with white rice and papa fries $20

Kentucky Bourbon Glazed Pork Shank
served over german style spaetzle noodles $15

DRINKS

Tamiami Mami [winner 2017]
vodka, guava nector, fresh lime, firewater bitters, and a skewer of candied guava and lime - $9 per glass

Que Rico
passion fruit nectar, buckeye vodka, and topped with sparkling rose cava - $9 per glass

Marvelous Marcela [winner 2019]
red wine, buckeye vodka, blood orange and lime - $9 per glass

Hopler, Gruner Veltliner (2017 / white)
$26 per bottle / $7 per glass

Hopler, Blaufrankisch (2014 / red)
$32 per bottle / $8 per glass

DESSERT

Passion Fruit Creme Brulee $6

Guava Lemon Bundt Cake $6

 


Three generations of the Castro family have owned and operated El Meson for nearly forty years. We travel the world to bring inspired and authentic cuisine back to the Miami Valley.  Our restaurant has a number of private rooms available to accommodate small parties or large conferences. We also offer catering services and operate food trucks at public and private functions.