Dining and Menus

The Chestnut Grille & Lounge

Contemporary, Distinctive New England Cuisine

Join us for dinner, or  relax with a cocktail in our lounge. Whether you’re coming in for a casual meal  or a special celebration in one of our beautiful dining areas,  the Chestnut Grille and Lounge is the perfect choice for any occasion. Our menu changes weekly; focusing on the most fresh, local and seasonal ingredients that the Connecticut River Valley has to offer.

Dinner: Wednesday-Saturday 5-9:00 pm | Sunday 4-8:00 pm

 ‘Bee Happy Hour’: Wednesday-Friday, 5:00-7:00 pm; Sundays, 4:00-5:00 pm

Beer, Wine, and Signature Cocktail Discounts! Expanded Lounge Menu!

Join us Every Thursday Night for a Three-Course Dinner and Complimentary Bottle of house wine for only $85 per couple!

Live Music and Bar Menu:  Wednesdays, 6-8:00 pm  |  Sundays, 5-8:00 pm

WEEKLY DINNER MENU

 Starters & Salads

Baby Iceberg Salad   12

BLUE CHEESE / CRISPY BACON / BRIOCHE CROUTONS / RANCH DRESSING

Smoked Trout Napoleon  13

BAGEL CRISP/HORSERADISH CREAM CHEESE/CAPER BERRIES

Traditional Caesar Salad 11

WHITE ANCHOVIES/SOURDOUGH CRISP

Winter Panzanella 11

ARUGULA/BUTTERNUT SQUASH/MANCHENGO/PINE NUTS/RED ONION

Charcuterie   17

DUCK PASTRAMI / SPECK / TRUFFLE SALAMI / CORNICHONS / PORK COPPA

Cheese Plate   18

VERMONT SHARP CHEDDAR / GOAT CHEESE / GRANNA PADANO / SMOKED BLUE / HONEY COMB

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Faroe Island Salmon   33    

SAFFRON PRESERVED LEMON RISOTTO / SAUTEED WINTER GREENS / SAGE BEURRE BLANC

Pan Roasted Lamb Sirloin   36

WARM LENTIL,FETA, BACON SALAD/ROASTED CAULIFLOWER/DRIED CHERRY AU POIVRE

Pan Roasted Cod   31

WHITE BEAN-CHORIZO SALAD/SMOKED RED PEPPER SAUCE

Pork Tenderloin   28    

 SWEET POTATOE PUREE /PANCETTA ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS/CIDER DEMI GLACE

Grilled Filet Mignon   39         

TRUFFLE SMASHED POTATOES / ROASTED ROOT VEGETABLES / RED WINE DEMI GLACE

Sweet Potato Gnocchi   25

GRANNA PADANO / SEACOAST WILD MUSHROOMS / ROASTED EGGPLANT/ TRUFFLE CREAM

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Extras 

Sauteed Winter Greens   7

Pancetta Roasted Brussels Sprouts   9

Sweet Potato Puree 8

Truffle Smashed Red Bliss Potatoes   7

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Specialty Coffees 

(All Selections  10)

Hazelnut Coffee

Frangelico / Sweet Cream
Hazelnut

Irish Coffee

Jameson’s Irish Whisky
Sweet Cream

Chocolate Almond

Dissarono / Godiva / Cocoa

Italian Coffee

Romana Black Sambuca

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Desserts

Bananas Foster Cheesecake  8

Winter White Earl Grey Crème Brûlée   7

Apple-Cranberry Crisp   9

Chocolate Cream Tart 8

Coffee & Tea

Cappuccino  5
Espresso  4
Harney & Sons Teas  4
Ashlawn Farms Coffee  3

THE LOUNGE

Baby Iceberg   12

BLUE CHEESE / RANCH DRESSING / CRISPY BACON / BRIOCHE CROUTONS

Smoked Trout Napoleon  13

BAGEL CRISP/HORSERADISH CREAM CHEESE/CAPER BERRIE

Traditional Caesar Salad 11

WHITE ANCHOVIES/SOURDOUGH CRISP

Winter Panzanella 11

ARUGULA/BUTTERNUT SQUASH/MANCHENGO/PINE NUTS/RED ONION

Charcuterie   17

DUCK PASTRAMI / SPECK / TRUFFLE SALAMI / CORNICHONS / PORK COPPA

Cheese Plate   18

VERMONT SHARP CHEDDAR / GOAT CHEESE / GRANNA PADANO / SMOKED BLUE / HONEY COMB

Blackened Fish Tacos  16

FRESH TOMATO SALSA / CHIPOTLE-CUMIN RICE / SMOKED TACO SAUCE

Smoked Pork Tenderloin BLT Club  18

SPECK / SRIRACHA AIOLI

White Bean Hummus  9

WARM MARINATED OLIVES / GRILLED NAAN

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Bottled Beer   5

STELLA ARTOIS

AMSTEL LIGHT

COORS LIGHT

LONESOME BOATMAN

SUBDUCTION

GOOSE ISLAND IPA

LIL CRANKY IPA

BLUE POINT TOASTED LAGER

LONG TRAIL DOUBLE BAG

MURPHY’S STOUT

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– CHEF KRISTOFER ROWE –

PRIVATE PARTIES

The Chestnut Grille is always serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner for parties of 20 or more, seven days a week. Enjoy a private dinner in this gracious home; voted one of the best restaurants in Old Lyme CT. Please contact us for more information.