Shrimp or Lobster Bisque

rich shellfish stock with a cognac latte 

Cortez Village Seafood Cioppino 

Assorted Seafood in chorizo tomato wine broth with fresh baked Ciabatta bread for dipping sauce 

Roasted Beet and Burrata Salad 

Fresh Tomatoes, Citrus, Basil Pesto and Passionfruit  Champagne Vinaigrette 

Classic Mixed Green Salad  

fresh lettuce and garden vegetables with chef's choice 

of dressing unless requested 

Classic Caesar Salad  

Crisp Chilled Romaine, Creamy Caesar Dressing, 


Market Fresh Vegetables will be added on the day of.  Please make any special requests. 

Filet Mignon

topped with Cold Water Lobster OR Blue Crab 

Classic Béarnaise with Potato Latkes and Asparagus 

Marinated Skirt Steak

Salsa Verde,  Anna Potatoes, Tomato Avocado Salad 

Veal Saltimbocca with Mushroom Marsala Sauce 

Saffron Risotto, Green Beans in tarragon sauce with crispy leeks 

Rosemary Garlic Domestic Lamb Chops  

Rosti Potato, Madeira Mushroom Sauce 

Pan Seared Duck Breast

Cherry Gastrique with Leek and Emanthaller Bread Pudding 

Braised Lemon Pepper Chicken  

Sweet Pea, Asparagus and Leek Ragout  

Grilled Jumbo Ribeye Steak

Crispy Home fry style potatoes and choice of vegetable 
Caribbean Rum Marinated Chicken

Cuban style black beans, fried plantains( tostones)

Chef Inspired Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes 

Please Ask for current inspirations.  

Sea Specials 

​Cortez Village Fresh Catch
topped with Crawfish and Smoked Gouda Grits
Tasso ham, Rainbow Swiss chard, tomatoes and mild chilies
topped with Gulf Crab
Classic Risotto, Fennel Vermouth Sauce with roasted tomatoes and Sautéed Spinach

Cortez Cioppino 

A seafood lovers delight loaded with fresh fish and shellfish in a spicy tomato broth with fresh baked bread 

Seared Jumbo Sea Scallops
Roasted Cauliflower Ragout

Capers, Prosciutto, Dry Vermouth Sauce 


Green Risotto (Asparagus, Spinach and Sweet Peas), Saffron Sauvignon Blanc Sauce 

Olive Oil Poached Octopus

Lemon Confit and Garlic Herb Baby Potatoes, watercress salad

Shrimp and Grits

Blackened Red Shrimp with Cajun Vermouth Sauce and Creamy Smoked Gouda Grits 
Seafood Paella  

Saffron Rice, Chorizo, Clams, Mussels, Shrimp,

Calamari and Chicken 

Add On Optional Surfs to a Turf
Florida Lobster Tail 
New England Lobster Meat 
Gulf Blue Jumbo Lump Crab
Shrimp and Grits 
Cortez Village Fresh Catch 


French Chocolate Cake  

Fresh Berries and Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise 

French Lemon Cake from Melissa's Lemon Tree, Blueberry Thyme Vodka Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream 

Florida Sunshine Cake 

Orange Bourbon Glaze and Pistachio Ice Cream 

Cardamom spiced Carrot Cake

Ginger Cream cheese Icing 

Florida Strawberry Cake.

Fresh strawberries baked in with a sugar crust and fresh whipped cream 

Florida Key Lime Pie

Buttery crust and Whipped Cream 

Suncoast Appetizer/Small Bites 

Choose a full Appetizer Menu starting at $45 per person 

Or Add your favorite 2-3 favorite Small Bites to your Main Coastal Menu

Suncoast Cuisine offers many different menus, foods and styles of eating.  If your perfect meal is not below, no worries.  Chef Melissa will make it for you. 

Pricing for these menus vary with how big your menu is or what types of food you choose.  You can typically plan to spend anywhere from $45-$85 per person 

Coastal Menu 

This is my main dining menu.  You can choose 3-4 courses or a full 6-7 course tasting style menu.

You can also add on your favorite Tapas here from the small bites menu. 

Average Pricing for parties of 6 or more. 

3 courses $55 per person

3 courses + Tapas $65-$75 per person 

4 Courses $75 per person 

Tasting Menu $85 and Up 


All Ceviche is served with fried Yucca and Sweet Potato 

Florida Gulf Shrimp. Oranges, tomatoes, and chilies 

Yellowfin Tuna   Ginger Sesame and Soy Ponzu and Avocado

Tropical Snapper Citrus blend, Mango, Avocado, Jalapeños


Organic Coconut Shrimp 

Coconut battered shrimp with a Caribbean mango chutney
Argentinian Garlic Shrimp

Spanish Chorizo, sherry wine sauce on roasted garlic focaccia
Mexican style Shrimp Cocktail

Garlic Chile spiced with guacamole and fresh fried corn chips
Shrimp and Grits

Cajun spiced Gulf shrimp in a creamy vermouth sauce , smoked gouda grits
Rock Shrimp stuffed in Piquillo Peppers

Mild green chili sauce and wrapped in bacon


Fresh Gulf Crab  Broiled Jumbo Lump Crab meat with a Meyer lemon tarragon dipping sauce

Steamed Clams or Mussels
Creamy Fennel Broth
Chorizo and Tomato wine broth
Garlic White Wine sauce

Street Fish Tacos

Crispy fresh catch bites, pickled cabbage slaw, pico de Gallo and roasted poblano aioli 

Seared Sea Scallops

Cognac scallop jus

Key West Style Conch Fritters.

Fresh Orange Whole Grain mustard dipping sauce

Fried Cornmeal Oysters.

Buttermilk Blue Cheese and Fresh Apple


Roasted Wild Mushroom and Brie Cheese

Crispy buttery cup

Oven Roasted Tomato Tart.

Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

Crispy Asian style Spring Rolls 

Sesame Ginger Dipping Sauce

Fried Green Tomatoes 

Pimento Cheese, Smoked Bacon, Tomato Jam and Arugula 

Roasted Corn and Green Chillies Fritters

Mango Chutney

Cauliflower Fritters 

Madras Curry Aioli 

Organic Chicken Meatballs

Fresh Fennel Seed and Parmesan with Oregano Lemon Aioli

Sweet and Spicy Caribbean Chicken and Waffle bites 

Chile Rum Glaze and Coconut Slaw 

Rosemary Garlic Lamb Chops

Blackberry Gastrique

Duck Breast Crostini

Cherry Ginger Duck Sauce, creamy blue brie

Spanish Beef Empanada 

Potato, chorizo and spices with a smoked paprika aioli