The Menu


The hotel’s private restaurant is open  for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Meals can be purchased individually or as a prepaid package.

Breakfast and lunch are made to order from the menu options.

Dinner options change daily allowing us to make the best use of what is fresh and in season. The dinner is also designed to cater for the needs and preferences of the present guests. Dinner is served from 6:00 – 7:00 and must be reserved before 4:00.

Special Groups or Retreats – For retreats or groups (5 or more guests) the meals are often served in family style buffet at times scheduled around the group’s activities. We are happy to accommodate any diet or food preferences.

Breakfast (7:00-11:00) menu:

Hearty b-fast

Banana Pancakes

French Toast

Custom Omelet served with wheat toast

“GALLO PINTO” rice with beans, eggs and tortillas

Homefries, Eggs and Toast

Light b-fast

Oatmeal with brown sugar and cinnamon

Cereal & milk

Egg and Cheese Sandwich

FRESH Local Fruit Plate

Two Eggs w/ wheat toast

Juice of the Day – Natural, Homemade with fruit grown on the property

Coffee or Tea

Lunch menu:

Assorted sandwiches on locally made bread.

Tuna Salad


BBQ Chicken

Bean & Cheese Quesadilla

Beef or Shredded Chicken Tacos (MX style)

Hand-cut French Fries

Beans and Brown Rice

Assorted Salads with fresh organic and hydroponic vegetables

Mac & Cheese

Smoothies – known here as “batidos” made with fresh seasonal fruit

Chicken Plate served with rice & beans AKA “Casado”

Examples of Dinners Served at La Ponderosa

Chicken, Fish, Steak or Veggie
Served with rice, beans, tortillas & fresh tomato salsa

Beef Tenderloin Kebabs

Homemade soups and creative, hearty salads.

Lasagna and other assorted Pasta Dishes
served with homemade breads and salad

Bar-B-Que Chicken – a big favorite
Grilled outdoors over a wood fire and basted with our homemade sauce

Curry with rice (vegan or chicken)

Fresh Fish – Tuna, Mahi-mahi, Snapper, Sea Bass, Snook…
Grilled, Pan seared, Beer battered, Tacos…

Homemade Pizza with fresh dough