The story of LV Mar

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Chef learned his art in some of the most revered kitchens in the Bay Area. Working beside Michelin recommended masters, Chef Manuel embraced a world-class philosophy of gastronomy. Known for his no-nonsense approach, Chef Manuel understands that the race to creating the finest contemporary cuisine is one that has no finish line.

Always inventing, while respecting traditional palettes, Chef Manuel creates menus that are new, fresh, and yet familiar. Continuing his long list of successes that includes properties like Bucca Giovanni, One Market, The Left Bank, and (his own) La Viga, Chef would like to invite you to LV Mar…the same passions, the same expertise, taken to a new level.

LV Mar is the next evolution of Chef Manuel’s vision. A casual, up-scale experience, LV Mar is where comfortable atmosphere, and the finest in gastronomy meet. It’s all about the highest-quality ingredients, the most refined techniques, and a unpretentious environment where satisfied guests are not just clients…they’re a part of the recipe.

New Year's Eve 2015

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2014 has been a fabulous year for special events at LV Mar.  The most popular is our monthly Viajando when we journey together to explore exotic cuisines from Latin America and beyond – with Chef Manuel’s signature touch, of course.  To keep the festivities going, and close out 2014 with with some excitement, we’ve put together two separate New Year’s Eve dining options to fit with your agenda.

 

Option One:

NYE Dinner

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Begin your celebratory evening with some flavor with Chef Manuel’s
special NYE menu featuring off-menu dishes and a limited core menu.
Seating will be offered from 4:30-6pm so you’ll have plenty of time
to enjoy yourself before heading out to your next event.

Option Two:

NYE Gala

8:30pm – after midnight

Our most ambitious event of 2014, this second option is chock-full
of the amenities you’d expect from an NYE Gala!

• Cocktail hour • Exquisite 5-course menu  • One (1) bottle of wine (per couple)
• Live music by Mambo Soul Music • Dancing floor • Champagne toast!

$150 / per person

Reservations are now open, so make yours today as we will have limited availability and expect to sell out both seating’s

Celebrate the New Year with LV Mar!

RSVP Today

Press and Events

Chef Manuel feature

Chef Manuel feature | Sept 2014

The first time I went to LV Mar — Chef Manuel Martinez’ upscale, contemporary Latin restaurant in Redwood City — I walked in on a private party…[continue reading]

Daily Post Writeup June 2013

Daily Post – June 2013

MSV Nov 27th

Metro SV – Nov 2014

Ceviche, mole, and queso fundido are familiar dishes to lovers of Latin cuisine. Chef Manuel Martinez, of La Viga Restaurant, has added a contemporary twist to these Latin classics at his latest labor of love, LV Mar in Redwood City’s thriving downtown food scene….[continue reading]


Aug

When it comes to Mexican food, Redwood City has become synonymous with taquerias. But Chef Manuel Martinez is doing all he can to make Redwood City the place for good Mexican food, period, most recently opening the decidedly upscale LV Mar toward the end of last year….[continue reading]

Menus

2:30pm – 6pm daily

SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

Pepino Caliente la quinta agave wine, fresh lime- cucumber juices,chili lime powder 6
Gota de Frambuesa raspberry, petrov wine vodka, fresh lime juice, agave nectar 6
La Piñata fresh pineapple purée, rumba coconut rum style wine, coconut milk 6
Gingerito mint simple syrup, ginger mix, sake, ginger beer & fresh lime juice 6
Tepache Punche pineapple-piloncillo aged juice, rum style orange wine, chardonnay 5
Rosa Mexicano fresh muddled prickly pear, petrov wine vodka, mint simple syrup, lime juice 6
LV Sangria fresh fruit juices, red wine, house jamaica syrup, fresh diced fruit 5/20
La Mula fresh lime juice, agave nectar, petrov wine vodka, ginger beer 5
Vigarita fresh lime juice, la quinta agave wine, agave nectar 6/24

WINES

chardonnay
Santa Rita 120, Chile – 4
Reata, Carneros – 5

sauvignon blanc
Santa Rita 120, Chile – 4
Casa Lapostolle, Chile – 5

other whites
Graffigna Centenario RSV Pino Grigio, Argentina – 5
Diseño, Torrontes, Salta Argentina – 5
Valiñas, Albariño, Rias Biaxas, Spain – 6
Grouet Blanc de Blancs, New Mexico – 6

pinot noir
Santa Rita 120, Chile – 5
Veramonte Reserva, Chile – 6

cabernet sauvignon
Verramonte Cabernet, Chile – 6
Lapostolle Carmenere 5
Santa Rita Medalla Real, Chile – 7

other reds
Oak Cask Trapiche, Malbec, Argentina – 5
Casa Lapostolle, Carmenere, Chile – 4
Campo Viejo Rioja RSV, Tempranillo, Spain – 6

BEER

rotating taps (16oz) ask server for details 4

bottled beer 3
Corona, Corona Light, Dos Equis, Stella Artois, Bohemia, Estrella

beer drinks
Micheladas – beer, tomato juice, lime 4
Chavelas – beer, lime, chile powder 4
Culebra – beer, tamarind, apple cider, lime 4

TAPAS

Fritura Mixtas crispy plantain, taro root, yucca, corn tortilla, manchamanteles aioli 3.5

Guacamole Ahumado creamy avocados, cucumber, radish, lime, crispy serrano ham, frituras 6

Croquetas de Queso Con Salsa  4

Deshebra de Pato shredded duck leg confit, chipotle & onions, masa pelliscadas, manchego cheese, avocado & tomatillo salsa 9

Calamar Frito serrano chile aioli 7

Tostada de Trucha Ahumada smoked trout salpicon, crispy tarte, shaved radish and root vegetable salad, pickled onions, lime & serrano chile cream  10

Hamburguesa Entomatada natural beef patty, tomato & sweet habanero marmalade, crispy plantain, oaxaca cheese croquettes, fries  10

Barbacoa de Borrego pulled braised lamb shank, red onion, radish, chile de arbol sauce on corn tortilla  6

Fundido de Queso melted oaxaca cheese, wild mushrooms, handmade corn tortillas  8

Envuelto de Cangrejo y Aguacate dungeness crab meat, avocado, shallots, citrus supreme  11

* Ceviche de Camaron lime cured white shrimp, sweet habanero chile, sweet potato, coconut crisps  10

saturday • 10:30am – 2:30pm

BEBIDAS

Bottomless Mimosa – freshly squeezed orange, tamarind or raspberry 12

Sangria 8 • Tepache Punche 8 • Micheladas 7 • Culebra 7

ACOMPAÑAMIENTOS

Handmade Corn Tortillas (5)  •  Cotija Cheese Arepas (5)   •  Warm Telera Bread – 4 each

HUEVOS

Huevos Con Mole y Chorizo sunnyside eggs, spanish chorizo, handmade corn tortillas, oaxaca cheese, black bean purée, mole sauce 15

Chilaquiles over-easy eggs, baked tortilla & shredded chicken, guacamole, queso fresco, sour cream, red & green sauces 14

Huevos Ahogados soft poached eggs, black bean purée, serrano ham, huitlacoche hollandaise, potato & poblano chile gratin 16

Torrejas latin style french toast, chocolate & orange dip, crispy bacon, plantain, agave syrup 13

Huevos Revuletos scrambled eggs, lobster meat, scallops, asparagus, wild mushrooms, tomato, serrano toast 18

ENSALADAS

Ensalada de Lechuga y Elote butter lettuce, corn, cotija cheese, chile ancho dust, lime & garlic cream dressing 8

Ensalada de Arugula arugula, fuyu persimmon, walnut crusted goat cheese, serrano ham, chipotle & pomegranate dressing  8

Ensalada de Palmitos y Aguacate hearts of palm, avocado, frise, orange, lime dressing  10

Ensalada de Betabeles organic field greens, mixed baby beets, cotija cheese, lemon vinaigrette & jamaica reduction  7

*Ensalada de Atun seared rare ahi tuna, coconut tuiles, jicama, cucumber, radish, aji chile, chamoy chile drizzle  18

TAPAS

~ frias ~

Fritura Mixtas crispy plantain, taro root, yucca, corn tortilla, manchamanteles aioli  5

Guacamole Ahumado creamy avocados, cucumber, radish, lime, crispy serrano ham, frituras  8

*Ceviche Mixto octopus, scallop, halibut, orange, red onion & rocotto chile, sweet plantain  16

*Ceviche de Atun rare ahi tuna, jicama, mango, taro root, cucumber, tomato, lime and serrano chile consommé  15

*Ceviche de Camaron lime cured white shrimp, sweet habanero chile, sweet potato, coconut crisps  14

Envuelto de Cangrejo y Aguacate dungeness crab meat, avocado, shallots, citrus supreme  15

~ caliente ~

Deshebra de Pato shredded duck leg confit, chipotle & onions, masa pelliscadas, manchego cheese, avocado & tomatillo salsa  13

Coles de Brusselas crispy brussel sprouts, manchego cheese, ancho chile vinaigrette  8

Calamares Salteados sautéed calamari, mussles and chorizo, saffron, lime, purple potato, garlic aioli, crouton  13

Fundido de Queso melted oaxaca cheese, wild mushrooms, handmade corn tortillas  10

PLATOS FUERTES • TORTAS (+ two fried eggs for 3)

Solomillo a la Parrilla 6oz grilled natural hanger steak, roasted baby potatoes, kale, romesco sauce  17

Pollo Asado 38 North roasted half chicken, spaghetti squash, red cabbage, morita chile sauce  16

Hamburguesa Entomatada natural beef patty, tomato & sweet habanero marmalade, crispy plantain, oaxaca cheese croquettes, fries  13

Torta Vegetariana wild mushroms, caramelized tomatoes, manchego cheese, chimichurri spread & frituras mixtas  11

Cazuela de Chocoyotes huitlacoche & potato dumplings, wild mushrooms, cotija cheese, serrano chile, brussel sprouts, butternut squash, toasted pumpkin seeds, tomato coulis  17

Tostada de Trucha Ahumada smoked trout salpicon, crispy tarte, shaved radish and root vegetable salad, pickled onions, lime & serrano chile cream  13

*may be served raw

11:30am – 2:30pm

ACOMPAÑAMIENTOS

Handmade Corn Tortillas (5)  •  Cotija Cheese Arepas (5)   •  Warm Telera Bread - 4 each

TAPAS

~ frias ~

Fritura Mixtas crispy plantain, taro root, yucca, corn tortilla, manchamanteles aioli  5

Guacamole Ahumado creamy avocados, cucumber, radish, lime, crispy serrano ham, frituras  8

* Ceviche Mixto octopus, scallop, halibut, orange, red onion & rocotto chile, sweet plantain  16

* Ceviche de Atun rare ahi tuna, jicama, mango, taro root, cucumber, tomato, lime and serrano chile consommé  15

* Ceviche de Camaron lime cured white shrimp, sweet habanero chile, sweet potato, coconut crisps  14

Envuelto de Cangrejo y Aguacate dungeness crab meat, avocado, shallots, citrus supreme  15

~ caliente ~

Camarones a la Vara four grilled, head on prawns skewer, crispy tortilla, black bean purée, butter lettuce, chipotle aioli  13

Deshebra de Pato shredded duck leg confit, chipotle & onions, masa pelliscadas, manchego cheese, avocado & tomatillo salsa  13

Tostada de Trucha Ahumada smoked trout salpicon, crispy tarte, shaved radish and root vegetable salad, pickled onions, lime & serrano chile cream  13

Coles de Brusselas crispy brussel sprouts, manchego cheese, ancho chile vinaigrette  8

Calamares Salteados sautéed calamari, mussles and chorizo, saffron, lime, purple potato, garlic aioli, crouton  13

Barbacoa de Borrego pulled braised lamb shank, red onion, radish, chile de arbol sauce on corn tortilla  8

Cayo Dorado crispy scallop, cucumber, plantain, sweet habanero cream on jicama tortilla  9

Fundido de Queso melted oaxaca cheese, wild mushrooms, handmade corn tortillas  10

ENSALADAS

Ensalada de Lechuga y Elote butter lettuce, corn, cotija cheese, chile ancho dust, lime & garlic cream dressing 8

Ensalada de Arugula arugula, fuyu persimmon, walnut crusted goat cheese, serrano ham, chipotle & pomegranate dressing  8

Ensalada de Palmitos y Aguacate hearts of palm, avocado, frise, orange, lime dressing  10

Ensalada de Betabeles organic field greens, mixed baby beets, cotija cheese, lemon vinaigrette & jamaica reduction  7

TORTAS (+ ensalada for 5)

Hamburguesa de Mariscos grilled shrimp, halibut & dungeness crab patty, habanero & citrus caper aioli, cucumber salad, taro root chips  13

Torta de Lechon smoked pork loin, pork confit, pickled onions, avocado, provolone, dijon mustard relish, yucca chips  12

Hamburguesa Entomatada natural beef patty, tomato & sweet habanero marmalade, crispy plantain, oaxaca cheese croquettes, fries  13

Torta Vegetariana wild mushroms, caramelized tomatoes, manchego cheese, chimichurri spread & frituras mixtas  11

PLATOS FUERTES (+ ensalada for 5)

Solomillo a la Parrilla 6oz grilled natural hanger steak, roasted baby potatoes, kale, romesco sauce  17

Cazuela de Chocoyotes huitlacoche & potato dumplings, wild mushrooms, cotija cheese, serrano chile, brussel sprouts, butternut squash, toasted pumpkin seeds, tomato coulis  17

Ensalada de Cayo grilled scallops, cabbage, greens, queso fresco, tortilla strips, roasted tomato & chile vinaigrette  17

Pollo Asado 38 North roasted half chicken, spaghetti squash, red cabbage, morita chile sauce  16

Pescado Sarteneado pan roasted wild alaskan halibut, olives, jalapenos, wild rice, tomato and garlic broth  18

* Ensalada de Atun seared rare ahi tuna, coconut tuiles, jicama, cucumber, radish, aji chile, chamoy chile drizzle  18

*may be served raw

5:00pm – close

ACOMPAÑAMIENTOS

Handmade Corn Tortillas (5)  •  Cotija Cheese Arepas (5)   •  Warm Telera Bread - 4 each

TAPAS 

~ frias ~

Fritura Mixtas crispy plantain, taro root, yucca, corn tortilla, manchamanteles aioli  5

Guacamole Ahumado creamy avocados, cucumber, radish, lime, crispy serrano ham, frituras  8

Ostiones En Su Concha three fresh, seasonal oysters in half shell, serrano chile & cucumber vinaigrette, diabla cocktail sauce  9

* Ceviche Mixto octopus, scallop, halibut, orange, red onion & rocotto chile, sweet plantain  16

* Ceviche de Atun rare ahi tuna, jicama, mango, taro root, cucumber, tomato, lime and serrano chile consommé  15

* Ceviche de Camaron lime cured white shrimp, sweet habanero chile, sweet potato, coconut crisps  14

Envuelto de Cangrejo y Aguacate dungeness crab meat, avocado, shallots, citrus supreme  15

~ caliente ~

Camarones a la Vara four grilled, head on prawns skewer, crispy tortilla, black bean purée, butter lettuce, chipotle aioli  13

Deshebra de Pato shredded duck leg confit, chipotle & onions, masa pelliscadas, manchego cheese, avocado & tomatillo salsa  13

Tostada de Trucha Ahumada smoked trout salpicon, crispy tarte, shaved radish and root vegetable salad, pickled onions, lime & serrano chile cream  13

Coles de Brusselas crispy brussel sprouts, manchego cheese, ancho chile vinaigrette  8

Calamares Salteados sautéed calamari, mussles and chorizo, saffron, lime, purple potato, garlic aioli, crouton  13

Barbacoa de Borrego pulled braised lamb shank, red onion, radish, chile de arbol sauce on corn tortilla  8

Cayo Dorado crispy scallop, cucumber, plantain, sweet habanero cream on jicama tortilla  9

Fundido de Queso melted oaxaca cheese, wild mushrooms, handmade corn tortillas  10

ENSALADAS

Ensalada de Lechuga y Elote butter lettuce, corn, cotija cheese, chile ancho dust, lime & garlic cream dressing 8

Ensalada de Arugula arugula, fuyu persimmon, walnut crusted goat cheese, serrano ham, chipotle & pomegranate dressing  8

Ensalada de Palmitos y Aguacate hearts of palm, avocado, frise, orange, lime dressing  10

Ensalada Del Jardin baby mixed greens, toy box beets, baby carrots, butternut squash, toasted pepitas, meyer lemon dressing  7

PLATOS FUERTES

~ mar ~

Arroz Con Mariscos lobster meat, scallop, halibut, black arborio rice, snow peas, plantain, epazote herb sauce  28

Cayo de Hacha maine day boat scallops, green rice croquette, wild mushrooms, parsnip purée, lobster tomato sauce  26

Caldo de Mariscos Con Viandas bone-in monk fish, head on prawns, black mussels, root vegetables, olive jalapeno chile and tomato broth  26

Pescado Con Pepitas pumpkin seed crusted halibut, corn truffle potato purée, chayote squash, guajillo chile emulsion  25

~ tierra ~

Asado 11oz grass fed rib-eye, chorizo, baby potatoes, confit fennel, chimichurri sauce  30

Carne en su Jugo slow braised natural beef, potato, olives, bell peppers, wild rice and bean ragout, plantain, natural jus  21

Solomillo a la Parrilla grilled 8oz natural hanger steak, chorizo and potato croquettes, arugula and romesco sauce  23

Chorizo de Puerco Con Gandules house made pork sausages, caribbean beans, sweet plantain and kale stew  19

Pechuga de Pato seared duck breast, spaghetti squash, caramelized onions, red cabbage, chile morita sauce  24

Cazuela de Chocoyotes huitlacoche & potato dumplings, wild mushrooms, cotija cheese, serrano chile, brussel sprouts, butternut squash, toasted pumpkin seeds, tomato coulis  17

*may be served raw

ACOMPAÑAMIENTOS

Handmade Corn Tortillas (5)  •  Cotija Cheese Arepas (5)   •  Warm Telera Bread - 4 each

TAPAS

Fritura Mixtas crispy plantain, taro root, corn tortilla, manchamanteles aioli  5

*Pelliscadas (+ manchego 2) fire roasted vegetables, chipotle & onions, masa pelliscadas, avocado & tomatillo salsa  11

*Taco de Vegetales fire roasted vegetables, red onion, radish, chile de arbol sauce on corn tortilla  7

Coles de Brusselas crispy brussel sprouts, manchego cheese, ancho chile vinaigrette  8

Taco de Plantano Macho fried plantain, cucumber, sweet habanero cream on jicama tortilla  8

Fundido de Queso melted oaxaca cheese, wild mushrooms, handmade corn tortillas  10

ENSALADAS

Ensalada de Lechuga y Elote butter lettuce, corn, cotija cheese, chile ancho dust, lime & garlic cream dressing 8

Ensalada de Arugula arugula, fuyu persimmon, walnut crusted goat cheese, serrano ham, chipotle & pomegranate dressing  8

Ensalada de Palmitos y Aguacate hearts of palm, avocado, frise, orange, lime dressing  10

*Ensalada Del Jardin baby mixed greens, toy box beets, baby carrots, butternut squash, toasted pepitas, meyer lemon dressing  7

PLATOS FUERTES

Cazuela de Chocoyotes huitlacoche & potato dumplings, wild mushrooms, cotija cheese, serrano chile, brussel sprouts, butternut squash, toasted pumpkin seeds, tomato coulis  17

Arroz Con Vegetales creamy aborio rice, baby carrots, peas, yellow beans, achiote & orange sauce  19

Hongos Salteados wild mushrooms, hutlacoche mashed potatoes, chayote squash, guajillo chile emulsion  18

Tostada Vegetariana crispy tarte, radish, arugula, root veggies, serrano chile vinaigrette 12

*vegan

BITES  (w/choice of fries, mixed green salad or sautéed vegetables)

Chicken Tenders  6.5
Mac & Cheese  6
Cheese Quesadilla  5.5
Fish & Chips  7

SWEETS

Fruit Plate  5
Kids Ice Cream  2.5

DRINKS

Apple JuiceMilkFresh Lemonade  2

POSTRES

Cremoso de Calabaza pumkin cheesecake, walnut crust, “pepita” brittle, pomegranate reduction  7.5

Crema Catalana thyme custard, sangria heart, puff pastry sticks, lime cream  7.5

Tres Leches orange and cava wine soaked sponge cake, caramelized banana, coffee foam  7.5

Pastel de Chocolate Con Platano ‘Macho’ flourless chocolate cake, caramelized plantain, passion fruit almond tuile, mezcal créme anglaise  7.5

Helado de Horchata horchata (rice and cinnamon) Ice cream, almond tuile  6

DRINKS

Moscato – don rodolfo, chile  7

Port – grahams six grapes  7  ~or~  grahams 10yr tawny, portugal  9

Café – organic oak wood roasted coffee  3.5

Espresso – single neopolitan espresso  3.5

Capuccino – single espresso, ‘leche espumosa’  5

Latté – single espresso, leche caliente  5

~ each additional espresso shot 1.5 ~

Chocolate Mexicano – mexican hot chocolate  4.5

Harney and Sons Tea – individual tea sachets  3.5

Contact LV MAR

Although we prefer to talk to our guest while they enjoy the atmosphere of LV MAR, you can ask questions via the contact form as well. We’ll respond in a timely fashion, but the best way to get an immediate answer is through our “live-portal,” which is our front door, at

2042 Broadway St in Downtown Redwood City.

Call us: 650.241.3111

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