inspired dishes with a modern twist

Experience a modern twist on traditional tapas at Oveja Negra. Our shareable dishes are globally inspired and we’re always cooking up something new, so you’ll always be surprised when you share tapas with your friends. 

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The Unruly Side of Tapas Awaits

Oveja Negra translates to “Black Sheep” in English, and our tapas are just as unruly! We deliver fabulous dining options on Santana Row, with unique, inspired food and drink creations.

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Weekend Brunch

Elevate your weekend with Oveja Negra's upscale brunch and libations selection, available every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Brunch with friends or family and indulge in one of our new brunch menu items, such as the South by South biscuits and gravy featuring house-made buttermilk biscuits and chorizo sausage in peppercorn gravy, or our Huevos Rotos, a Spanish-inspired brunch dish. Our new brunch cocktail menu features hand-crafted beverages that perfectly complement each dish.

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Indoor & Outdoor Dining

Enjoy al fresco dining at Oveja Negra in our open-air courtyard setting only accessible to guests of the restaurant or Hotel Valencia.

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LARGE & PRIVATE PARTIES

No matter the size of your party, we’re ready to celebrate any special occasion with you at Oveja Negra. To reserve a table for large parties, email us or call us at 408.423.5400

 


 

 
  • The Spaniard** | 24

    Spanish style tortilla with local white fish, potatoes, green peppers, caramelized onion, toasted baguette

  • The Hombre | 24

    Short rib, two eggs over medium, breakfast potatoes, peppers, onion, brown butter hollandaise.

  • The Florentine** | 20

    Omelette with sauteed heirloom tomato, wilted spinach, whipped boursin.

  • The Southerner** | 20

    Omelette with smoked gouda, Black Forest ham.

  • The Francisco** | 34

    Omelette with dungeness crab, lobster, scallions, Gruyere cheese.

  • The Texican** | 21

    Omelette with black forest ham, Pico de Gallo, Monterey jack cheese.

  • The Benny** | 18

    Benedict with two poached eggs, Canadian bacon, brown butter hollandaise

  • The Classic | 18

    Three eggs any way, breakfast hash, and choice of bacon/sausage/apple chicken sausage.

  • The Hipster** | 21

    Omelette with maitake mushrooms, heirloom tomatoes, onions, peppers, Gruyere cheese.

  • The Frenchie | 20

    Brioche loaf, vanilla bean cream, caramelized banana, foster syrup.

  • Smashed Avocado Toast** | 22

    Poached eggs, whipped boursin, avocado, sourdough

  • Blueberry Crisp Overnight Oats | 18

    Steel cut oats, house granola, fresh blueberries

  • Apple Pie Overnight Oats | 18

    Steel cut oats, apple compote, brown sugar n cinnamon crumble

  • The Greek | 18

    Organic Greek yogurt, house granola, berries, almonds, local honey

  • Smoked Bacon | 9
  • Breakfast Potatoes | 8
  • Toast | 6
  • Breakfast Muffin | 8
  • Breakfast Salad | 8
  • Gouda Grits | 8
  • Candied Bacon | 12
  • Loaded Hash | 9

* Served raw or undercooked, or contains raw or undercooked ingredients
*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness

  • Huevos Rotos | 19

    Fried Eggs, pommes frites, shaved Iberico ham.

  • Chicken and Waffles | 23

    Buttermilk chicken breast, Belgian waffle, strawberry and jalapeno syrup, candied pecans

  • South by South biscuits n gravy | 17

    House made buttermilk biscuits, chorizo sausage, peppercorn gravy.

  • The Wilber | 23

    Three eggs, stone ground gouda grits, breakfast potatoes, bacon, sausage links, buttermilk biscuit

  • Shrimp n Grits | 24

    Jumbo shrimp, stone ground smoked gouda grits, sobrasada, sofrito gravy, Sunnyside egg

  • The Cookie Monster | 20

    French Toast with cookie battered sourdough, whipped creamed cheese, Nutella drizzle ~Comes with choice of one classic side

  • The Victorian | 21

    Benedict with poached eggs, artichokes, creamed spinach, buttermilk biscuit, brown butter hollandaise ~Comes with choice of one classic side

  • The Dixie | 32

    Benedict with dungeness crab, fried green tomato, poached eggs, English muffin, tarragon bearnaise ~Comes with choice of one classic side

  • The Granny | 16

    Salad with crisp Granny smith apples, pickled strawberries, shaved onion, goat cheese, roasted almond mousse Add chicken 8* Add shrimp 12*

  • The Titanc | 18

    Salad - Iceberg lettuce, applewood bacon, sweet garlic vinaigrette

  • Smoked Bacon | 9
  • Breakfast Potatoes | 8
  • Toast | 6
  • Breakfast Muffin | 8
  • Breakfast Salad | 8
  • Gouda Grits | 8
  • Candied Bacon | 12
  • Loaded Hash | 9
  • Dillicious | 18

    Licor 43, Lemon Juice, Grapefruit juice, Club soda Garnished with Dill and a Grapefruit Wheel

  • Rossini | 16

    Strawberry Puree, Prosecco

  • Bellinis | 16

    Peach Puree, Prosecco

  • Limoncello | 15

    Limoncello, Prosecco, Club Soda

  • Spanish Mary | 18

    House Vodka, Bloody Mary Mix, Salt, Pepper, Garnished with Celery, Bacon, Olives, Sausage, Miniature Cucumbers

  • Dirty Shirley Temple | 18

    House Vodka, Grenadine, sprite, garnished with Maraschino Cherries and Lime Wheel

  • Blueberry Smash | 18

    House Vodka, Honey, Lime Juice, Blueberries, Mint, garnished with Mint and a Lime Wheel

  • Tequila Sunrise | 18

    Patron Silver, Orange Juice, Grenadine

  • Mimosa | 15

    Champagne, Orange Juice, Garnished with an orange wheel

  • Bottomless Mimosa | 40

    Your choice of: Orange Juice, Pineapple, or Cranberry and house Champagne Served for 2hrs of unlimited refreshing Bubbles!

* Served raw or undercooked, or contains raw or undercooked ingredients
*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness

  • Roasted Chicken Soup | 11

    Seasonal vegetables, orzo pasta

  • Personal Pizza | 13

    Pepperoni, Mozzarella

  • Buffalo Chicken Wings | 15

    Celery, Carrots, Ranch

  • Local Cheese Plate | 15

    Chef’s Selection of Local cheese, Dried Fruit, Artisanal Crackers

  • Tiger Prawns | 15

    Gin Cocktail Sauce, Louis Sauce, Lemon

  • Field Greens Chicken Salad | 16

    Grilled Chicken, Citrus, Marinated Tomatoes, Sherry Vinaigrette

  • Baby Arugula Salad | 12

    Goat Cheese, Candied pecans, Cherry tomatoes, Red wine Vinaigrette

  • Valencia Ceasar | 13

    Garlic croutons, Parmesan Cheese …. Add Chicken For $6…. Add shrimp for $9…. Add salmon for $8

  • Angus Cheeseburger | 18

    Cheddar, Smoked Bacon, Fries

  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich | 17

    Serrano ham, Mahon Cheese, Piquillo Pepper Aioli, Fries

  • Marinated Chicken -or- Carne Asada Quesadilla | 14

    Mexican Cheese, Salsa, Sour Cream ($3 add Guacamole)

  • Smoked Turkey Club | 16

    Smoked bacon, Tomato, Avocado, Lettuce, Sourdough, Fries

  • Homestyle Chicken Tenders | 14

    Herb Fries, Buttermilk Ranch

  • Valencia Ceasar | 13

    garlic croutons, parmesan cheese

  • Smoked Turkey Club | 16

    smoked bacon, tomato, lettuce, sourdough

  • Chipotle Chicken Wrap | 16

    romaine, parmesan cheese, chipotle mayo

1. Served raw or undercooked, or contains raw or undercooked ingredients
2. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness

  • MARINATED OLIVES gf | 10

    Mixed olives, Citrus, Thyme

  • PAN CON TOMATE vg | 10

    Toasted sourdough, tomato

  • BOQUERONES gf | 10

    White anchovies in vinegar, Piparra

  • CHEESE SELECCION vg | 21

    Idiazabal, Mahon, Garrotxa

  • JAMON IBERICO gf | 29

    38-month cured Spanish Iberico Ham

  • SOBRASADA gf | 15

    Honeycomb acacia, toasted bread

  • CURED MEAT SELECCION gf | 24

    Chorizo Iberico, Lomo Iberico, Salchichon

  • SPANISH OMELETTE | 24

    Caramelized onion, bell pepper, poached potato

  • GRILLED LEEKS vg | 16

    Tomato vinaigrette

  • PATATAS BRAVAS gf vg | 14

    Roasted garlic aioli

  • WILD MUSHROOMS gf vg | 14

    Garlic, shallots, sherry, olive oil

  • ROASTED CAULIFLOWER vg | 18

    Smoked sea salt, chickpea puree

  • GAMBAS | 20

    Mussels, Sherry wine

  • ENDIVES GF VG | 14

    Blue cheese, Glazed walnuts, Quince

  • PISTO VG | 16

    Slowed cooked egg, Ciabatta

  • SPICY CHICKEN CROQUETTES | 12

    Truffle mayo

  • SPANISH OCTOPUS gf | 22

    Parsley juice, paprika aioli

  • COD STUFFED PIQUILLO PEPPERS | 16

    Tomato sauce

  • GRILLED SALMON gf | 24

    Cauliflower puree, Crispy ham

  • QUAL gf | 25

    Pork jus, Pickled granny apple

  • BEEF SHORTRIB gf | 32

    Mojo verde

  • SIGNATURE DISH BRAISED BEEF CHEEKS gf | 30

    Toma Point Reyes cheese, Mushroom puree, Chanterelles

  • ENTRECOT GF | 48

    8oz Beef striploin, Padron pepper infused fondant potatoes, Charred red pepper puree

  • TXULETON GF 2 | 125

    40oz Tomahawk steak, Confit piquillo peppers, Chimichurri, Fries
    served cooked to order

  • SQUID INK RICE GF | 38

    Calamari, Baby scallop, Aioli

  • WHITE ASPARAGUS vg | 16

    Romesco sauce, Idiazabal cheese

  • PADRON PEPPERS vg | 18

    Lemon olive oil, smoked sea salt

  • TWICED COOKED LAMB | 40

    Heritage carrots, spiced carrot puree

  • SALMOREJO vg | 16

    Chilled tomato soup, apple granita, red beetroot

  • MACKEREL gf | 22

    Bilbaina sauce

  • TOMATO SALAD vg | 16

    Tomato agua, Heirloom tomato, vanilla oil, citrus, queso fresco

  • GRILLED LEEKS vg | 14

    Romesco sauce, Tomato vinaigrette

  • BLACK COD gf | 21

    Ajada oil, roasted red onion, confit potatoes

  • BRUSSEL SPROUTS | 16

    Applewood bacon, soy glaze, candied pecans, cranberries

  • BRAISED CHICKEN | 20

    Chilidron sauce, baby potatoes

  • PEAR SALAD gf | 14

    Baby spinach, Blue cheese, Pine nuts, Raisins

  • GRILLED ROMAINE gf vg | 14

    Lemon vinaigrette, White anchovies, Piquillo peppers, Black olives, Cherry tomatoes

  • PUMPKIN SALAD gf vg | 12

    Goat cheese, Kale, Chickpeas, Pumpkin seeds

  • VEGETABLES PAELLA gf vg | 44

    Artichoke, mushrooms, asparagus, Red peppers

  • PAELLA MIXTA gf | 53

    Chicken, shrimp, rabbit

  • SEAFOOD PAELLA gf | 60

    Clams, shrimp, lobster

  • TORRIJA vg | 12

    Brioche bread, mango puree, vanilla ice cream

  • MANCHEGO CHEESECAKE gf | 14

    Grated Manchego

  • CREMA CATALANA | 12

    Grilled pineapple, coconut sorbet

  • LECHE FRITA vg | 12

    Butter fried milk, Leche merengada, Lemon sorbet

  • LEMON TART vg | 14

    Fresh berries

  • CHURROS vg | 12

    Hot chocolate sauce

  • BLACK COFFEE | 4
  • CAPPUCCINO | 5
  • LATTE | 5
  • CAFE MACCHIATO | 5
  • AMERICANO | 5
  • TEA | 5
  • ESPRESSO MARTINI | 17

    Vodka, Kahlua, Espresso

  • IRISH COFFEE | 17

    Coffee, Jameson, Whipped Cream

  • SPANISH COFFEE | 17

    Coffee, Kahlua, Triple Sec, Rum, Whipped Cream

  • WHITE RUSSIAN | 17

    Vodka, Coffee Liqueur, Heavy Cream

EXECUTIVE CHEF: Martelle Lorenz
CHEF DE CUISINE: Pedro Calvo
1. Served raw or undercooked, or contains raw or undercooked ingredients
2. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness

  • PREMIUM JUICE | 5

    orange, apple, cranberry, V8

  • ILLY COFFEE SMALL POT | 10

    regular or decaf

  • ILLY COFFEE LARGE POT | 18

    regular or decaf

  • CHINA MIST ICED TEA | 4
  • DAMMANN HOT TEA | 4

    breakfast tea, earl gray, chamomile, jasmine

  • PREMIUM WATER | 5

    Evian still, Fiji, or Pellegrino sparkling 500ml

  • SOFT DRINKS | 4

    Coca-Cola, diet coke, sprite, ginger ale

  • RED BULL ENERGY DRINK | 6

    regular or sugar-free

  • MILK | 4

    whole or low-fat

  • STELLA ARTOIS | 7
  • CORONA | 7
  • HEINEKEN | 7
  • BEAR REPUBLIC RACER 5 IPA (CA craft) | 7
  • BUD LIGHT | 6
  • COORS LIGHT | 6
  • ALFARO CHARDONNAY | 14
  • WHISPERING ANGEL ROSE | 14
  • KIM CRAWFORD SAUVIGNON BLANC | 12
  • LA CREMA MONTEREY PINOT NOIR | 14
  • TERMES TEMPRANILLO | 14
  • CHARLES KRUG MERLOT | 15
  • MOSCOW MULE | 14

    Ketel One Vodka, Fever Tree ginger beer, lime

  • MARGARITA | 14

    Hornitos Plata, Triple sec, citrus

  • MIMOSA | 12

    sparkling wine, orange juice

  • BLOODY MARY | 14

    Ketel One Vodka, house Bloody Mary mix

  • OLD FASHIONED | 16

    Knob Creek Kentucky Bourbon, bitters

  • SPICY MARGARITA | 14

    Sauza Tres Generations Plata, jalapeño, pineapple, Triple sec, citrus

  • COSMOPOLITAN | 14

    Effen Vodka, cranberry, Triple sec, elderberry

  • ROMBAUER ‘18 CARNEROS | 80

    CHARDONNAY

  • SONOMA-CUTRER '17 RUSSIAN RIVER | 64

    CHARDONNAY

  • ALFARO '17 TROUT GULCH | 56

    CHARDONNAY

  • DUCKHORN '17 NAPA VALLEY | 60

    SAUVIGNON BLANC

  • TWOMEY '18 NAPA VALLEY | 56

    SAUVIGNON BLANC

  • KIM CRAWFORD '18 NEW ZEALAND | 48

    SAUVIGNON BLANC

  • WHISPERING ANGEL ROSE ’19 FRANCE | 56

    OTHER WHITES

  • FIRESTONE, RIESLING ‘16 CENTRAL VALLEY | 48

    OTHER WHITES

  • TEMPRANILLO BLANCO ‘18 SPAIN | 48

    OTHER WHITES

  • DOM PERIGNON ‘06 FRANCE | 250
  • VEUVE CLICQUOT “YELLOW LABEL | 120
  • CHANDON BRUT ROSE, CALIFORNIA | 56
  • GLORIA FERRER, BLANC DE NOIR, NAPA | 56
  • OPUS ONE ‘15 NAPA VALLEY | 396

    CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • SILVER OAK ‘14 NAPA VALLEY | 250

    CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • ROMBAUER ‘16 NAPA VALLEY | 124

    CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • FREEMARK ABBEY ‘14 NAPA VALLEY | 116

    CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • SILVER OAK ‘15 ALEXANDER VALLEY | 96

    CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • DAOU ’16 PASO ROBLES | 60

    CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • SIMI ’16 ALEXANDER VALLEY | 52

    CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • DAOU CABERNET SAUVIGON | 15
  • TWOMEY ‘14 NAPA VALLEY | 90

    MERLOT

  • CHARLES KRUG ‘16 NAPA VALLEY | 60

    MERLOT

  • TWOMEY ‘17 RUSSIAN RIVER | 72

    PINOT NOIR

  • DAVIS BYNUM ‘17 RUSSIAN RIVER | 60

    PINOT NOIR

  • LA CREMA ‘17 MONTEREY | 56

    PINOT NOIR

  • ROMBAUER, ZINFANDEL ‘16 NAPA | 72

    OTHER REDS

  • TERMES TEMPRANILLO ‘16 SPAIN | 56

    OTHER REDS

  • DECOY BY DUCKHORN, ZIN ‘17 SONOMA | 48

    OTHER REDS

Drinking distilled spirits may increase cancer risk and, during pregnancy, can cause congenital disabilities . Must be over 21 to consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

  • Pomegranate and Pistachio Brioche, Boursin, Shaved Dark Chocolate
    • Roasted Butternut Squash Soup


      Coconut Milk Foam, Sage Oil, Heirloom Carrot Dust

    • Beef Tartare


      Avocado Mousse, Caper, Crostini

    • Sea Urchin


      Hollandaise Brulee, Citrus Yogurt

    • Blood Orange Sorbet

      Cava

    • Seared Duck Breast

      Beet Root Textures

    • Diver Scallops

      Celeriac Puree, Vanilla Foam, Chipotle Gel

    • Chocolate Three Ways

      Amaretto Gel

    Executive Chef Martelle Lorenz and Chef de Cuisine Pedro Jose Calvo

    An Unruly Culinary Team

    Executive Chef Martelle Lorenz and Chef de Cuisine Pedro Jose Calvo showcase their menu with influences from their diverse backgrounds. Martelle Lorenz's diverse Southern background introduces a blend of new and traditional culinary traditions, reinventing nostalgic dishes from the '70s and Pedro Jose Calvo brings his Spanish heritage, infusing traditional flavors and techniques from Spain. Together, they create a vibrant and eclectic dining experience that celebrates Spanish cuisine, promising guests a harmonious blend of flavors from different parts of the world.

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    Hours of Operation

    Breakfast

    Monday - Sunday

    6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Brunch

    Saturday and Sunday

    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Lunch

    Monday - Saturday

    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Dinner

    Monday -Sunday

    5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    Reservations are encouraged

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