Three-Course Luncheon with Wine for Two or Four at La Casa Rosa (Up to 61% Off)

San Juan Bautista

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Luncheons were once a midday luxury reserved for upper-class ladies, film and theater stars, and commoners disguised as tea cozies. Experience historically guarded opulence with this Groupon. ####Choose Between Two Options $19 for a luncheon for two (a $44.90 value) $35 for a luncheon for four (an $89.80 value) Each diner receives the following:

  • Local-lettuce salad with herb dressing and a locally baked roll
  • Old- or new-style california casserole or chicken soufflé (a $14.95 value)
  • Sorbet
  • Glass of beer or wine (up to a $7.50 value)

La Casa Rosa

Bertha Campbell Cole stepped back and let out a satisfied sigh after making the final pink brushstrokes on the wooden siding of the 1856 hotel. She had traveled throughout Southeast Asia with her husband for years, but was now firmly planted back in her childhood territory on Northern California soil. The year was 1935, and Bertha's new stationary lifestyle meant that she could finally realize her dream of opening a teahouse. In forthcoming decades, the intimate space would sate the appetites of celebrities such as Alfred Hitchcock and Beverly Sills, as well as many noncelebrities who simply liked ornately papered walls. Today, owner Charlie Shockey continues La Casa Rosa Restaurant's tradition by serving luncheons fashioned from Mexican-inspired recipes, local herbs and produce, and seasonally changing red and white wines. Chefs bake corn, beef, and cheeses into california casseroles, following an original recipe given to Bertha's aunts by a local Mexican commandant. Chicken and seafood soufflés sail past antique dolls, pictures, and a gramophone to tables in the main dining room, or on their way to an outdoor courtyard among flowering shrubs and giraffes. Wines such as Ash Blonde—a French-Italian blended aperitif—chill glasses alongside domestic and imported beers, and a baby grand piano holds a row of sample jams and chutneys off to one side of the dining room. After tastings, visitors can order the local preserves, which staff members then pack into decorative pink boxes.


Reviews

Always consistent, food is hot, ambiance is wonderful, and the older guy that runs the place (and serves the food) has personality.

Matthew M., Yelp, 12/7/12

Our main dish was the seafood soufflé - you have to try it for yourself it is filling, rich tasting... Perfect!

Leticia S., Yelp, 12/7/12

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “A quaint setting, very friendly service.”

  • “Great service and amazing food. Couldn't have asked for a better dining experience.”

  • “A very unique place, a wonderful dining experience. Loved the ambiance. The seafood souffle was delicious!”

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    San Juan Bautista

    107 3rd St.

    San Juan Bautista, California 95045

    831-623-4563

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In a Nutshell

In a 156-year-old hotel, chefs serve Mexican-inspired casseroles and soufflés with cream sauce alongside local greens and wines

The Fine Print

Expires Jun 5th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Dine-in only. Valid only 11:30AM-3PM Thurs.-Sun. Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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