Sharables

Tavern Chips – Crispy chips and house made blue cheese onion dip. $9

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

Tavern Poutine – Fries, Guinness gravy and goat cheese. $9

SPT Nachos – White corn tortilla, braised Argentinian beef, pico de gallo, cheddar, roasted poblano, cilantro lime crema. $14 Guacamole $2

Chicken Dumplings – Crispy chicken and lemongrass dumpling, scallion, ginger soy dipping sauce. $9

PEI Mussels & Focaccia – Roasted tomato, garlic, lemon herb cream with toasted focaccia. $12 GF upon request

SPT Wings – Chicken wings tossed in your choice of sauce: our signature SPT wing sauce, garlic parmesan, spicy mango habanero or BBQ. 5 wings $7, 10 wings $12, 15 wings $17 GF

Warm Pretzel – Salted large baked pretzel and jalapeno cheddar cheese dip. $8

Buffalo Rock Shrimp – Crispy shrimp tossed in our SPT sauce, celery and blue cheese. $12

Handhelds

All sandwiches served with tavern fries and a pickle. Substitute truffle fries, sweet potato fries or onion rings $3. Gluten free roll $2.

The Tavern Burger – 8oz. Black Angus with lettuce, tomato and red onion. $12 Add choice of cheese, sauteed mushrooms or onions. $1 each

The ABC Burger – On Apple buttered Brioche with bacon, Vermont Cheddar with BBQ sauce. $14

SPT Stilton Port & Short Rib Burger – Our signature burger features a thick cut 8oz. Black Angus short rib and chuck burger seasoned and slow grilled on brioche with onion jam, smoked bacon, baby arugula topped with aged Stilton and Port wine reduction. $18

Prime Rib Sandwich – Thin sliced Prime Rib dipped in rosemary au jus with caramelized onions, Gruyere and horseradish mayo on a 6” roll. $16

BLT – Hickory smoked bacon with lettuce, tomato and mayo on choice of euro bread. $12 Add choice of cheese. $1

Burrata BLT Sandwich – Burrata, bacon, arugula, plum tomatoes, fresh basil pesto and balsamic glaze on toasted Brioche. $15

SPT Half & Half – ½ house corned beef and ½ pastrami with caramelized onions, Gruyere, coleslaw and tangy SPT house sauce on grilled euro rye. $17

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

Crispy Chicken Sandwich – Chicken breast coated in seasoned bread crumbs (or sub grilled marinated chicken breast). Served on brioche topped with shredded lettuce, tomato, cheddar, smoked bacon and poblano mayo. $14

Chicken Caesar Wrap – Chopped grilled chicken, Caesar dressing, chopped romaine, sliced tomatoes, pickled red onions, Gruyere and sliced kalamata olives. $14

Flatbreads

Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil Flatbread – With pesto and balsamic reduction. $14

Rosemary & Gorgonzola – With olive oil, sliced red grapes and coarse sea salt & pepper. $14

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread – Crispy chicken, SPT buffalo sauce, blue cheese, roasted garlic, chive. Available with our own bourbon BBQ sauce instead of buffalo sauce. $14

Hot + Cold

French Onion Soup – Caramelized onion, toasted baguette and Gruyere. $7

Soup of the Day – $8

Harvest Salad – Autumn harvest greens, roasted butternut squash, toasted pecans, sliced apple, dried cranberries and goat cheese tossed in a honey cider vinaigrette. $14 GF

Arugula & Beet Salad – Arugula tossed in balsamic vinaigrette, with candied walnuts, roasted seasonal beets, goat cheese, red onion and tomatoes. $14 GF

SPT Caesar – Hearts of Romaine tossed in a lemon Caesar dressing with EVOO and garlic parmesan crostini. $10, side $6 GF upon request

Mixed Greens – Mixed greens with tomatoes, julienne carrots, cucumber, red onion and balsamic vinaigrette. $9, side $5 GF

Ahi & Avocado Poke Bowl – Fresh marinated Ahi, Avocado, cucumber, radish, scallions, spring greens, cilantro, pickled onions, shiracha & lime in a sesame soy dressing. $18 GF

Ahi Tuna “Sashimi” – Pan seared Ahi tuna chilled and served rare with wakame salad, pickled ginger, fried wonton and black sesame Asian drizzle. $14 GF

Add chicken $5, shrimp $7, or salmon $8 to any salad.

Tavern Entrees

SPT Ribs – A full rack of slow roasted pork ribs in our own SPT rub finished with our house bourbon BBQ sauce served with sweet potato fries and coleslaw. $23 GF upon request

Boursin Chicken – Boursin cheese and asparagus stuffed panko crusted chicken breast topped with a roasted garlic velouté, served with herb roasted potatoes. $19

Fish & Chips – Fresh cod hand battered and fried with tartar sauce and tavern fries. $17

12oz. Rib Eye – Seared to perfection and topped with a roasted garlic and herb lobster butter served with vegetable and herb roasted potatoes. $29 GF

Shrimp Pancetta Pasta – Sautéed shrimp with pancetta crisps, roasted tomatoes, basil chiffonade and red onions in a fresh squeezed lemon beurre blanc with cavatappi pasta and shaved parmesan. $22

Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon – With a maple bourbon glaze, apple raisin chutney and roasted butternut squash, served with vegetable. $23 GF

New England Cod – Almond crusted seared Cod filet served over a bed of sauteed spinach and arugula with an amaretto beurre blanc. $19

Small Plates

Argentinian Beef Barbacoa & Plantains – Braised beef barbacoa, sweet fried plantains, guacamole, topped with pico de gallo, cilantro crema and fresh lime. $14

SPT Mac ‘n’ Cheese – Truffled cavatappi pasta with ham, peas and breadcrumbs. $12

Jumbo Seared Sea Scallops – Over garlic sauteed spinach with a fresh lemon zested shallot cream and cracked peppercorn mélange. $17 GF

Fish Tacos – Blackened tilapia, grilled tortilla, Pico, cabbage, cheddar, cilantro lime crema, served with tortilla chips. $16

SPT ½ Rack – Half portion of our signature ribs with sweet potato fries and coleslaw. $17 GF upon request

SPT Beef Stroganoff – Sautéed beef tips, portobello mushrooms, garlic, shallots and fresh parsley in a rich sour cream sauce over pappardelle. $16

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.

Vegetarian

Vegan upon request. Served with tavern fries and a pickle.

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

Falafel Pita – House made chickpea falafel, shredded lettuce, feta, red onion, olives, tomatoes, cucumber and tzatziki sauce. $14

Kids

Kids Cheeseburger with tavern fries. $8

Chicken Tenders and tavern fries. $7

Chicken Parmesan with rotini pasta. $8

Mac ‘n’ Cheese – Cavatappi pasta in a house made cheddar cheese sauce. $7

Grilled Cheese – $7

Desserts

Caramel Apple Tart – Served hot. $7 Add vanilla ice cream. $1

Brownie Sundae – Warm fudge brownie, vanilla bean ice cream and whipped cream. $8

Cheesecake – With graham cracker crust, strawberry drizzle and whipped cream. $7

Chocolate Torte – Rich chocolate torte with strawberry drizzle. $7 GF upon request

Chocolate Spoon Cake – A chocolate lovers dream, decadent layers of chocolate and fudge. $8

Specials

Prime Rib Fridays are back! Served from 5:00pm to close, while supplies last.

Contact

124 Westbrook Road
Essex, CT 06426

Tel: 860.662.4032

Email: cjohnson@scotchplainstavern.com

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