Appetizers

* Tavern Chips – Crispy chips and house-made bleu cheese onion dip. $9

* Calamari – Flash Fried calamari, cherry pepper rings served with our chef’s own marinara. $12

Ale Battered Shrimp – Beer battered and fried with a horseradish tai dipping sauce. $14

* PEI Mussels – Pan Steamed mussels with white wine, garlic, tomatoes and herbs. Served with toasted focaccia bread. $12 GF upon request

* Baba Ghanoush – Roasted Eggplant, red pepper and garlic with lemon juice, herbs and a side of toasted pita chips. $12 GF upon request

Cheese Curds – White Cheddar curds, lightly battered and fried with marinara sauce. $14

* Onion Rings – Hand battered and fried with SPT barbecue dipping sauce. $9

* Fried Green Tomatoes – Green tomatoes, perfectly fried, and topped with a garden basil pesto and fig drizzle. $13

Sesame Crusted Crab Cakes – Mini crab cakes pan seared and served with avocado aioli. $16

Buffalo Shrimp – Jumbo shrimp fried and tossed in a spicy buffalo sauce, served with celery and bleu cheese. $13

SPT Chicken Wings – Chicken wings tossed in your choice of sauce. Our signature SPT wing sauce, hoisin Thai, or BBQ. 5 wings $7, 10 wings $12, 15 wings $17 GF

Soup/Salad

SPT Chili – Our Signature chili topped with shredded cheddar cheese. $8 GF

Soup du jour – Made daily. Ask your server. – $5

Arugula and Beet – Seasonal beets with goat cheese, candied walnuts, and maple balsamic dressing. $12 GF

Wedge Salad – Iceberg with crumbled blue cheese, red onion, carrots, cucumbers, bacon, tomatoes, Kalamata olives, topped with blue cheese dressing. $10 GF

Caesar Salad – Romaine with croutons, hand-chipped parmesan. $9, side $5 GF upon request

Mixed Greens – Mixed greens with tomatoes, julienne carrots, cucumber and apricot dressing. $9, side $5 GF

Artisan Wood Fired Flat Breads

Sautéed Mushroom, Onion, and Pepper $14

Crispy Pork Belly $14

Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil Pesto $14

White Clam, Garlic and Garden Pesto $14

Arugula, Goat Cheese and Fig with Caramelized Onion $14

Kids Menu

Cheeseburger with Tavern Fries $8 GF upon request

Chicken Nuggets and Tavern Fries $7

Cheese Ravioli with Marinara $8

Chicken Parmesan with Rotini Pasta $8

Taco Cheeseburger Pasta – seasoned beef and rotini pasta in a cheesy sauce. $8

Crustless PB&J – Raspberry preserves, creamy peanut butter on crustless white bread, Tavern fries. $7

Veggie Plate – Carrots, celery and cucumbers with ranch dressing and apple sauce. $5 GF

† Steak or Chicken Burgers

All Steak burgers are 8 oz and served on brioche bun with tavern fries, coleslaw and a pickle. An 8 oz seasoned chicken breast on Rosemary Herb Flatbread can be substituted for any of our burgers. Gluten free roll add $1.

Tavern Burger – Lettuce, tomato and red onion. $14 add choice of cheese. $1

MOP Burger – Sautéed mushrooms, onions, and peppers. $15 add choice of cheese $1

Chili and Cheddar Cheese Sauce Burger – $16

Fried Onion and Cheddar Cheese Sauce Burger – $16

Fried Onion and BBQ Burger – $16

Rueben Burger – Sauerkraut, swiss cheese and thousand island dressing. $16

Fried Egg and Bacon Burger – with choice of cheese. $16

Wedge Burger – Iceberg lettuce, tomato, onion, and bleu cheese dressing. $16

SPT Sandwiches

All sandwiches served with tavern fries, coleslaw and a pickle.

Rueben – Choice of corned beef or turkey with thousand island, swiss and sauerkraut, on grilled euro rye. $16

Club Sandwich – Ham, turkey, or tuna on choice of toasted euro bread with lettuce, tomato, and bacon $14 add choice of cheese $1

Eggplant Parmesan – Breaded eggplant with chef’s marinara and mozzarella on rosemary herb flatbread. $14 GF upon request

Italian Combo – Salami, pepperoni, mortadella, ham, capicola, and provolone cheese with lettuce, tomato, and herb mayo on rosemary, herb flatbread. $16

PBLT – Thinly sliced pork belly with lettuce, tomato, and mayo on choice of euro bread. $16

Pastrami – Grilled Black Forest pastrami, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and horseradish mustard on choice of euro bread. $16

† Egg and Cheese – Two fried eggs with cheese on a brioche roll. $10

Quattro Formaggio – A delicious grilled cheese with Danish bleu, swiss, provolone and cheddar cheeses on your choice of bread. $13

Chopped Black Bean Burger Wrap – A black bean burger with kale, carrots, red onion, cabbage, pico de gallo and pablano mayo in a spinach wrap. $14

Veggie Wrap – Chef’s selection of Fresh veggies with avocado ranch dressing in a grilled spinach wrap. $14. Shrimp Veggie Wrap $17.

From the Oceans & Waters

Served with fresh seasonal mixed vegetables.

Pan-Seared Sea Scallops – Fresh Sea Scallops pan seared and finished with a touch of sherry served with a toasted herbed couscous tossed with spinach & red pepper. $34 GF upon request

Baked Scrod – Deep Water Scrod oven baked with a Roasted garlic, sundried tomato aioli crumb crust. $24 GF

Grilled Salmon – Fresh Atlantic Salmon seasoned and fire grilled, topped with Maître Di butter. $26 GF

Pan Seared Trout – Fillet of trout, crusted in Gluten free seasoned bread crumbs, served with a white wine, lemon, Herb butter pan sauce. $24 GF

* – Happy Hour Special:$4 off select apps Monday – Friday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm.

GF – Gluten Free

† Beef & egg items may be cooked to order per request.

Thoroughly cooking meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs reduces the risk of foodborne illness.

Tavern Fare

Bangers and Mash – 3 Irish sausages served with mashed potatoes and brown onion gravy. $17

Corned Beef Hash – Shredded corned beef and potatoes with two poached eggs and toast. $17

Eggplant Parmesan – Fried eggplant with chef’s marinara and mozzarella. Served with a side of fusilli pasta. $17 GF upon request

Chicken Cordon Bleu – Two pan sautéed chicken breasts topped with ham and melted swiss finished in a volute sauce. Served with a side of rotini cheddar mac n cheese with diced ham and peas . $18 GF upon request

Fish & Chip Platter – Parmesan crusted cod sticks with tartar sauce, French fries and coleslaw. $16

Fusilli Bolognese – Fusilli pasta with a hearty sauce of ground sausage & beef, tomatoes, cream, herbs and parmesan cheese. $17

Ale Battered Shrimp – Beer battered and fried with tartar sauce, French fries and coleslaw. $17

Wild Mushroom Risotto – Wild forest mushrooms, butter, cream, parmesan cheese, Arborio rice and truffle oil drizzle $19 GF

Steaks and Chops

Served with Polenta and choice of – Plain Mashed Potato, Bacon & Cheddar Mashed or Horseradish Mashed accompanied with Fresh Vegetable.

† Filet Mignon – Hand cut Fire grilled 8oz beef filet with scotch demi-glace. $35 GF

† Rack of Lamb – Dijon herb crusted lamb rack, oven roasted and finished with a merlot demi $36 GF

Wild Mushroom Chicken Breast – Seasoned Pan seared chicken breast with a wild mushroom demi cream sauce. $25 GF

† Ribeye – Boneless 14 oz. ribeye, seasoned and fire grilled. $24 GF

† New York Sirloin – Hand cut Fire Grilled 14oz New York Strip with balsamic demi-glace. $34 GF

Roasted Garlic Pork Chop – Grilled Boneless center-cut pork chop with a roasted garlic demi-glace. $28 GF

Side Orders

Tavern Fries $5   GF

Cheese Fries $7  GF

Chili Cheese Fries $8  GF

Truffle Parmesan Fries $7  GF

Polenta $3  GF

Mashed Potatoes $3  GF

Garlic Spinach $5  GF

Garlic Bread $5

Mixed Vegetables $5  GF

Cauliflower Au Gratin $7  GF

Rotini Carbonara $8

Desserts

Flourless Chocolate Torte – Decadent chocolate with ganache frosting over strawberry puree. $7 GF

Sweet Ricotta Pie – Apricot glaze, whipped cream, drizzled with honey. $7

Carrot Cake – Cream cheese frosting & walnuts. $6

White Chocolate Bavarian Crème Tart – Bavarian vanilla crème on a cookie dough crust with wild berry & mint compote. $7

Chocolate Layer Cake – Enough for two, multiple layers of chocolate cream and cake. $8

Scooped Cheesecake Sundae – Scooped cheesecake with cracker dust and your choice of 3 toppings: Strawberry puree, Apricot glaze, Chocolate sauce, Rainbow Jimmies, Oreo cookie crumbs, Candied walnuts, Wild berry compote with mint or Heath bar crunch. $8

Spumoni – With chocolate sauce and whipped cream. $4

Contact

124 Westbrook Road
Essex, CT 06426

Tel: 860.662.4032

Email: cjohnson@scotchplainstavern.com

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