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-Sunday 5-9:00 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 $75 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

Burrata & Heirloom Cherry Tomato   12

BRIOCHE / BASIL PESTO

Hearty Spring Greens Salad   11

GOAT CHEESE / FENNEL / RADISH / CITRUS VINAIGRETTE

Charcuterie   17

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

Green Eggs and Ham   10

JALAPENO DEVILED EGGS / SPANISH PORK LOMO

Cheese Plate   18

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

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Faroe Island Salmon   33    

CITRUS MINT RISOTTO / ROASTED ASPARAGUS / LEMONGRASS BEURRE BLANC

Sirloin of Spring Lamb   37

CAPRESE SALAD / FIDDLEHEAD FERNS / FINGERLING POTATO SALAD

Pan Roasted Cod   31

RAMP-FAVA BEAN PUREE / SAUTEED GREENS / SPRING TABOULEH

Chimichuri Crusted Pork Tenderloin   28    

ROASTED SWEET POTATOES / FAVA BEANS /WILD MUSHROOMS

Grilled Filet Mignon   39         

TRUFFLE SMASHED POTATOES / SAUTEED SPRING VEGETABLES / RED WINE DEMI GLACE

Sweet Potato Gnocchi   25

GRANNA PADANO / WILD MUSHROOMS / SPRING ONION / TRUFFLE

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Extras 

Sautéed Spring Greens   7

Seacoast Farms Wild Mushrooms   8

Fava Beans   8

Truffle Smashed Red Bliss Potatoes   7

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The Chestnut Grille & Lounge After Dinner Drinks

Orchid Martini  12

Vanilla Vodka / Lady Godiva White / Light Cream / Sugar-Rimmed Glass

Brandy Alexander  10

Brandy / Crème De Cacao & Cream / Cinnamon / Nutmeg

Espresso Martini  12

Espresso Forte / Vodka / A Touch Of Kahlua

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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

Strawberry-Rhubarb Bread Pudding   8

Coconut Crème Brûlée   7

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle Tart   9

Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe Sundae   9

Vanilla Ice Cream, Hot Fudge and Whipped Cream

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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

Burrata & Heirloom Cherry Tomato   12

BRIOCHE / BASIL PESTO

Hearty Spring Greens Salad   11

GOAT CHEESE / FENNEL / RADISH / CITRUS VINAIGRETTE

Green Eggs and Ham   10

JALAPENO DEVILED EGGS / SPANISH PORK LOMO

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

Charcuterie  17

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

White Bean Hummus  9

WARM MARINATED OLIVES / GRILLED NAAN

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CROWD PLEASERS

Absolute-ly   12

Absolute Citron Vodka, St. Germaine, seltzer, splash of fresh lemon juice

Bee My Sangria   12

red wine, aperol, St. Germain, ginger beer, Fresh lemon juice, garnished with orange and lemon slices, topped with a cherry

The Skinny Cosmopolitan   12

(under 100 calories)

Kettle One vodka, fresh lemon and orange juice, 0 calorie sugar substitute muddled with a splash of skinnies mixer

Winter Delight   12

Prosecco sparkling wine and a splash of crème Evette

Vanilla White Russian   12

vanilla vodka, Kahlua, and cream

Grapefruit Floozy   12

Vodka, St. Germaine, Grapefruit and Ginger beer, garnished with Marinated Grapefruit

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FOR THE ADVENTUROUS

Southern Negroni   12

Makers Mark bourbon, Campari, Sweet Vermouth, with a twist of orange

Smoke and Mirrors   14

Ice-cold Purity Vodka stirred and served a scotch-rinsed glass

The Judge   12

Tanqueray gin, Disaronno, and bitters muddled with raw sugar and fresh lemon juice

Devil’s Margarita   13

Patron tequila, simple syrup, fresh lime juice, topped with cabernet

Pistachio Martini   12

vodka, Disaronno & Blue Curacao served in a pistachio

cookie crumble rimmed Martini glass

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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.