Dinner and Lounge Menus

DINNER MENU

 Starters & Salads

Baby Iceberg   12

SMOKED BLUE CHEESE / CRISPY BACON / BRIOCHE CROUTONS / RANCH DRESSING

Traditional “Whole Leaf” Caesar  11

ROMAINE HEARTS / SHAVED PARMESAN / CIABATTA CRISP / WHITE ANCHOVY

Spring Panzanella  12

BABY ARUGULA / FAVA BEANS / ASPARAGUS / RED ONION/ SMOKED GOUDA / MUSHROOMS

Duck Pastrami  13

RED ONION JAM / TRUFFLE FENNEL SLAW /BALSAMIC REDUCTION

Smoked Trout Napoleon  16

CAPERS / CHIVE-HORSERADISH MOUSSE / CRISP BAGUETTE

Cheese Plate  18

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

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Faroe Island Salmon  30

HEIRLOOM TOMATO / CAPRESE SALAD / FARRO- MINT TABOULEH / BASIL PESTO

Lamb Sirloin  36

SAUTEED SPRING VEGETABLES / FINGERLING POTATOES-BACON SALAD / WILD MUSHROOM DEMI

Hazelnut Crusted Cod  31

TARRAGON-ORZ0 SALAD / BLOOD ORANGE / HEIRLOOM CHERRY TOMATOES

Coffee BBQ Pork Tenderloin  26

GRILLED ASPARAGUS / BLACK BEAN SALAD / CHIMICHURRI SAUCE

Grilled Filet Mignon  39

TRUFFLE SMASHED POTATOES / SAUTEED SPINACH / GRAIN MUSTARD-RED WINE DEMI

Sesame Crusted Tuna  34

FORBIDDEN RICE SALAD / GINGER-CUCUMBER / WASABI AIOLI

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Extras 

(All Selections  7)

Sautéed Spring Greens

Truffle Smashed Potatoes

Sautéed Wild Mushrooms

Fava Beans

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The Chestnut Grille & Lounge After Dinner Drinks

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 Shortcake Layer Cake  8

Vanilla Crème Brulee  8

Blueberry Almond Swirl Cheescake  9

Dark Chocolate Pot de Crème  8

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Coffee & Tea

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

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LOUNGE MENU

Baby Iceberg   12

SMOKED BLUE CHEESE / CRISPY BACON / BRIOCHE CROUTONS / RANCH DRESSING

Traditional “Whole Leaf” Caesar  11

ROMAINE HEARTS / SHAVED PARMESAN / CIABATTA CRISP / WHITE ANCHOVY

Spring Panzanella  12

BABY ARUGULA / FAVA BEANS / ASPARAGUS / RED ONION / SMOKED GOUDA / MUSHROOMS

Smoked Trout Napoleon  16

CAPERS / CHIVE-HORSERADISH MOUSSE / CRISP BAGUETTE

Cheese Plate  18

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

Blackened Fish Tacos  16

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

BBQ Pork Tenderloin BLT Club  18

BRIE / SPECK / SRIRACHA AIOLI

Duck Pastrami  13

RED ONION JAM / TRUFFLE FENNEL SLAW / BALSAMIC REDUCTION

White Bean Dip  9

WARM MARINATED OLIVES / GRILLED NAAN

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COCKTAIL FAVORITES

Henrietta’s Ghost   12

Crème yvette & Sparkling Wine with a cube of Raw Sugar

Bubbles and Myrrh   12

Sugar, cardamom and lavender bitters, and bitter liquer  topped with bubbly

Lemon Sunburst   12

Vodka and Triple Sec, shaken with pineapple and fresh lemon, garnished with Lemon Oil

Grapefruit Floozy   12

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

The Cat’s Pajamas   12

White rum, fresh lemon juice and honey, with Drambuie and Seltzer

Açai berry cosmopolitan   12

Absolut berry açia vodka, fresh lime, cranberry, and a splash of cointreau

Torchberry Daiquiri   12

Fresh berries coated in sugar and torched til GOLDEN, muddled fresh lime, Spiced Rum, Angostura bitters, AND Seltzer

American Apple Pie   12

Rye Whiskey, Calvados, Apple Schnapps, with vermont maple, a hint of cranberry, and a dusting of apple pie spices

Jack and Ginger Julep   12

American sour-mash whiskey, fresh mint, raw sugar, and Fresh Ginger

Bottled Beer   5

Amstel Light

Stella Artois

Murpheys Stout

Omission Gluten Free Lager

Buckler N/A

Longtrail Double Bag

Bluepoint Toasted Lager

and a small selection of local Ipa’s

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FOR THE ADVENTUROUS

The Beast   12

Rye Whiskey, Falernum, and Fresh lime served in a chipotle, cinNamon rimmed glass. topped with a splash of carnivor cabernet

Smoke and Mirrors   14

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

Sazerac   12

Rye Whiskey, Bitters, and Raw Sugar, served in a Pernod Rinsed Glass

Nenni’s Negroni   12

Szechuan and Black pepper compound, Campari, and carpano antica sweet vermouth with a twist of grapefruit

Bee’s Sting   12

Fresh lime, muddled Jalapeño, and honey with repasado tequila and Honey-Agave Liqueur

Mandrake   12

Rosemary Compound, Pimm’s, fresh orange and bitters, topped with ginger beer and Orange oil

The Huntsman   12

Barr Hill tom cat gin, schezjuan peppercorn compound and dry vermouth, served with a smoked bleucheese and sage stuffed olive in a sage oiled glass.

Ol’ Tomcat Collins   12

Fresh lemon, raw sugar, and Bar Hill Tom Cat Gin, served with setzer in a hickory smoked glass with torched lemon oil

Fractal   12

St. George Dry Rye Gin, Cocchi Vermouth, GREEN chartreuse, and peychaud’s bitters

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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.