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Mas Tapas

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
Spanish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
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Menu

Participating locals autumn olive, forrest green, planet earth, manakintowne, caromont, shenandoah joe’s, organic butcher, free union grass farm, hungry hill, highland farm, amfog, sharondale, polyface farm
OUR HAND-CRAFTED IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CHEESE PLATE‏
$8.00
Pequeno Plato De Queso
Sliced, aged raw-milk manchego, local apples, on a slice of hearth-baked bread
$24.00
Quesos De Caromont
Locally produced at caramont farms: alberene ash, crottin with herbs, and smoky goat cheeses withhearth baked bread, henley orchard's granny smith apples
$24.00
Plato De Quesos Especiales
These whole milk cheeses present a wide variety of styles, regional specialties and tastes from fresh, young goat cheese ricotta, to gooey, runny ripe urgelia, or pungent cabrales'picon pastor', to the buttery, grainy cured sheep's milk manchegos, zamorano or idiazabal, to the goat cheeses mahon, majorero, robledo, or the famed monte enebro with bread and fruit
TAPA RACIONES
$4.00
$8.00
Pan Al Horno
To-go or warmed brick-oven bread with extra virgin olive oil
$4.00
$8.00
Tomates Asados
Hot-smoked roma tomatoes in their own juices
$4.00
$8.00
Datil Con Tocino
Fat, juicy, pitted medjool dates roasted inside of applewood-smoked bacon
$4.00
$8.00
Papas Bravas
Our version of the classic tapa with yukon gold potatoes roasted with a spicy rub, served with our own hand-made alioli
$4.00
$8.00
Tortilla Espanola
Organic eggs, yukon gold potatoes, onions, and grey sea salt
TAPA RACIONES‏
$6.00
$12.00
Porros Confitados
Tender leeks slow-roasted in duck fat and saffron, over our brioche, grey sea salt
$6.00
$12.00
Moutabel
A delicious middle eastern spread of beets, tahini, roasted peppers and garlic withbread
$6.00
$12.00
Babaghanouz
The traditional spread of roasted eggplant, garlic, and yogurt withbrick oven bread
$6.00
$12.00
Acelgas
O pioneer! Organic green chard and beet greens lightly sauteed with amontillado, garlic, olive oil, dusting of mahon
$6.00
$12.00
Empanada
Locally-cultivated oyster and lion’s mane mushrooms, goat cheese, impastata in a flaky pastry withcrème fraiche
$6.00
$12.00
Membrillo Con Queso Azul
Sweet quince‏ paste with cave aged valdeon blue cheese
$6.00
$12.00
Hummus Con Pan
Chickpeas, tahini, harissa, olive oil, and garlic with bread
$6.00
$12.00
Queso Cocido Con Alcachofa
Warm artichoke and goat cheese spread with brick-oven bread
$6.00
$12.00
Queso Con Mermelada
Hand-crafted goat's milk cheese, monte enebro from avila, rolled in ash and roquefort culture. One of the world's unique goat cheeses. Cheese melted over brioche with organic apricot preserves
$6.00
$12.00
Queso Con Miel
The famous torta la serena sheep's milk cheese, made with thistle rennet and aged. We serve it roasted over brick oven bread with wild chestnut honey from asturias
TAPAS RACIONES
$8.00
$16.00
Bikini
A pan-fried sandwich of sautéed morels, shallots, urgélia cheese, white truffle butter on sunflower wheat
$8.00
$16.00
Muslos
Chili marinated chicken thigh skewers witha refreshing cucumber yogurt salsa
$8.00
$16.00
Queso Con Tomates
Hot-house chocolate tomatoes, grey sea salt, buffalo milk fresh mozz, clos mogador arbequina olive oil
$8.00
$16.00
Boquerones Con Ajo
Plump white cantabrian anchovy filets in an olive oil, garlic, lemon marinade
$8.00
$16.00
Plato De Jamon
Air-cured, thinly‏ sliced spanish serrano ham served with manchego cheese
$8.00
$16.00
Atun a La Parilla
Yellowfin tuna -grilled rare only- with smoked tomato alioli
$8.00
$16.00
Ensalada D' Atun
Grilled yellowfin tuna salad over baby greens with capers, cilantro, basil, tomatoes, egg, lemon, olive oil, and manchego cheese
$8.00
$16.00
Gambas Al' Parilla
Jumbo shrimp‏ grilled catalan style-in the shell-with garlic alioli and grey salt
TAPAS RACIONES‏
$10.00
$20.00
Los Dos
A pairing of wild king salmon and yellowfin tuna tartares with thyme flowers, grey sea salt, garlic crisps
$10.00
$20.00
Muslos
Chili marinated chicken thighs grilled with piquillo pepper-anise salsa
$10.00
$20.00
Los Tres
Southern spain’s trio of moutabel, hummus, and babaghanous with bread
$10.00
$20.00
Carne Asada
Marinated hanging tenderloin -grilled rare only- with smoked tomato alioli
TAPAS RACIONES
$15.00
$30.00
Pescado
Wild-caught king salmon grilled and served with green tomato-poblano gazpacho
$15.00
$30.00
Mergules
Sauteed wild black morels, garlic, amontillado and sweet butter over our brioche
$15.00
$30.00
Chuletas
Delectable shenandoah valley baby lamb chops grilled rare only withflatbread, mojo verde
$15.00
$30.00
Solomillo
From madison, va, 24 day dry-aged strip loin, waffer-thin, very rare only withbaby arugula, olive oil, queso manchego
$15.00
$30.00
Plato De Iberico
From the world-famous pastured pata negra hogs of espana, the richly-marbled, aged 36 mos.Air-cured lomo or tenderloin
$15.00
$30.00
Pollo Confitado
Free-range chicken and yukon gold potatoes slow- roasted withsaffron, garlic, onion, preserved lemon and duck fat
AFTER TAPAS‏
These Deep Concentrated Wines Often Display Characteristics Often Associated with Sweet, Rich Desserts Such as Chocolate, Fruit Tarts, and Cakes.
$10.00
Capcanes Pansal Del Calas '00 Monsant
This red is made from a blend of 70 grenache and 30 carignane and then fortified like a port. Sinfully rich and delicious, enjoy the pansal with rich truffles or some of spain's famous manchego or cabrales cheeses.
$12.00
Pedro Ximenez Gran Reserva '71
A unique sherry amongst sherries, px is full of chocolate, raisins and sunshine - this begs for spicy truffles
$15.00
Quinta Das Heredias ‘Tawny’ 20 Year
A beautiful port rich withbuttery notes, toffee, roasted dates and white pepper-try this wth our crema cocida
$15.00
Quinta Das Heredias ‘Ruby’ Special Reserve
Quite simply‏ one of the most delicious port wines we’ve tasted, full of red fruit, cherries, perfect with desserts
$15.00
Bodega Tora Albala Don Pedro Ximenez 1927 Solera Montilla Moriles
This is the initial year of this wine’s solera or blended vintage from over 80 years ago. Deep mahogany notes with chocolate, nectar, apricot and prunes
$25.00
Château Pajzos 1999 Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos
After tasting this world-renowned wine we understood the meaning of complex. Full of apricot, golden raisins, dried fruits with vanilla and citrus undertones yet it is still light-bodied, with an intensity on the finish that almost makes it seem dry. Scrumptulescent
$30.00
Bodega Toro Albala Don Pedro Ximenez 1966 Reserva Especial Montilla Moriles
Another knockout‏ from the talented winemakers at toro albala 100 px grapes aged to perfection in this very special wine – it has it all, dates, figs, caramel and transcendent afternotes. Definitely put this alongside the best dessert wines in the world
Our Dessert Philosophy Is Simple: Make It Rich and Delicious
$7.00
Papalero De Chocolate
Chocolate spring roll of thin pastry'paper' rolled up and baked crisp with dark chocolate and vanilla creme fraiche
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal at Mas with friends. I had not eaten here in quite a while, and forgot how delicious it is. Quality ingredients are the foundation of the deliciousness, in the food, drinks, and wine. Service is also great - knowledgeable, professional,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank virginiamom66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the woman running the food repeatedly brought us someone else's order, so many times that, when she actually brought our food, we thought it was an error again. The food came out very quickly (when you order 8 plates, you don't want 4 brought...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ServersDayOut
Reviewed November 3, 2018

My family and I enjoyed a fabulous dinner ~ there were so many choices that it was hard to pick just a few tapas. I'll have to go back next time I'm in Charlottesville to try the other options. The staff is friendly and quick,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LeiaVirginia
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

I wish I could give this 4.5 stars. We took my son and 3 friends to Mas last night. They don’t take reservations so I was a bit apprehensive we would wait for hours. So we arrived at opening (530) and got seated right away....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 878jend
Reviewed October 17, 2018

The tapas were fantastic. The service, however, was aloof and indifferent. This ranged from a maitre d' who could barely be polite let alone welcoming to our waiter's indifference to show even a modicum of enthusiasm about a menu of interesting tapas. If they ever...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Navigate746697
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We've been visiting Mas Tapas about twice a year for the last 10 years. Just a great place with excellent food. The staff is well informed and friendly in a natural way. Carne asada is extremely delicious. We don't like noisy places and therefore always...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brisaru
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We have eaten at Mas Tapas a number of times, and it's always been great. Almost every dish we have ordered has been very tasty and authentic. I have only one criticism--if you are seated downstairs, which we have been a couple of times, the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank eaglenina
Reviewed September 24, 2018

First, I need to say that this was not our first visit to Mas. We have been going since we moved to the area almost 8 years ago and it is one of our favorite places to bring friends or for celebrations. The service was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have been visiting Charlottesville for years, as one of my closest friends lives there. She lives in the Belmont neighborhood where Mas is located, and we were tired and hungry after driving for 8 hours from New York. Our chosen restaurant nearby was closed,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Bess M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It's in the Belmont neighborhood which is the new hip area east of downtown. We had eaten at another restaurant in that area before. Parking can be tricky but was not a problem on a Friday night. The guy at the front door said it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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