What’s On The Menu?

No trip to the Grafton Inn is complete without a little foodie indulgence. Follow your nose and discover the decadent morsels we’re cooking up in the kitchen.


Using locally sourced Vermont products, our Chefs have crafted unique menus for your dining pleasure. Whether your stopping by for a foodie event, morning breakfast, or a romantic evening in the dining room, your taste buds are sure to be delighted by our cuisine.

Breakfast Menu

Breakfast is served in our main dining room from 8 – 9:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and 8 — 10 a.m. Saturday & Sunday.  If you are not staying with us and would like to have breakfast with us, we do appreciate reservations: 802-843-2248

Special Foliage Hours: From October 1-23, breakfast will be served from 8-10 a.m. daily.

Eggs Benedict

Two Poached Eggs, Canadian Bacon & House-Made Hollandaise over Toasted English Muffins

Hash & Eggs

House-Made Corned Beef Hash Topped with Two Poached Eggs

Croissant Sandwich

Toasted Croissant with a Fried Egg, Grafton Cheddar Cheese, and Choice of Ham, Smoked Bacon Or Vermont Sausage Patty served with Side of Fresh Fruit

Buttermilk Pancakes (2)

Plain or with Chocolate Chips, Strawberries, or Blueberries, with Choice of Ham, Bacon, or Maple Link Sausage

Biscuits & Gravy

Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits, topped with Maple Sausage Gravy, with side of Home Fries

Eggs Romanoff

Two Poached Eggs, Cold Smoked Salmon, & Hollandaise over Toasted English Muffins, served with a side of Home Fries

Quiche Du Jour

Ask Server for Daily Selection, served with a side of Fresh Fruit

Country French Toast

Challah Bread with Choice of Ham, Bacon, or Maple Link Sausage

Two Eggs any Style

Served with Home Fries, Toast, and Choice of Ham, Bacon, or Maple Link Sausage

Dave’s Famous Bagel

Topped with Red Onions, Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Capers

Tavern Omelet

Two Egg Omelet with any 3 Ingredients Listed Below, Served with Home Fries & Toast
Bacon                            Cheddar Cheese              Mushrooms              Onions             Salsa

Ham                                VT Feta Cheese              Tomatoes              Spinach             Sour Cream

Maple Sausage              VT Goat Cheese              Peppers              Broccoli             Sriracha

Additional Sides

Toasted Bagel with Cream Cheese $4
Green Mountain Creamery Greek Yogurt $2.50 with Granola $4
Cup of Fruit $3

Lunch at Phelps Barn

October 1 through October 16, lunch will be served daily from Noon to 3 p.m.


Soup of the Day

Chef’s Daily Creation $5/$8

Butternut Squash Bisque

Creamy Butternut with Hints of Nutmeg $5/$8

Mixed Greens

Baby Greens, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Sliced Radish and Carrots, Balsamic Vinaigrette $10

(Add Grilled Chicken $5, Sautéed Shrimp $7 or Steak Tips $8)

Caesar Salad

Crisp Romaine tossed with Herbed Croutons, Shaved Parmesan, and Creamy Caesar dressing $12

(Add Grilled Chicken $5, Sautéed Shrimp $7 or Steak Tips $8)

Soup or Salad and ½ Sandwich

Cup of Soup and Half Sandwich of Choice or Side Salad and Half Sandwich of Choice $15

Sandwiches & Such

All Sandwiches served with choice of Kettle chips or Mixed Green Salad

(Substitute Hand Cut Fries or Sweet Potato Fries $2)

Grafton Cheddar Burger

Vermont Beef, Grafton Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, and Onion $15

(Toppings $2 each, Applewood Bacon, Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms, or Fried Egg)

Mushroom Swiss Panini

Sautéed Mushrooms, Spinach, Roasted Garlic Aioli and Swiss on Wheat Bread $14

Phelps Grilled Cheese

Hearty White Bread with Native Tomatoes, Bacon, and Grafton Cheddar $11

Chicken BLT

Grilled Chicken Breast, Lettuce, Tomato, Bacon and Mayo on toasted Ciabatta $14

Fish and Chips

Ale Battered Haddock, Hand Cut Fries, and Tartar Sauce $15

Quiche Du Jour

Chefs Daily Selection served with Side Mixed Green Salad $13

Old Tavern Restaurant Dinner Menu

Soup & Salad

Soup of the Day

Chef’s Daily Creation $5/$8

Grafton Cheddar Ale

Creamy Aged Grafton Cheddar & Long Trail Ale Soup $5/$8

Harvest Salad

Baby Arugula, Warm Roasted Beets, VT Chevre, Red Onions, Candied Walnuts, Maple Sage Vinaigrette $13

Tavern Salad

Baby Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Sliced Radish, and Carrots with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette $10

Spinach & Gorgonzola

Baby Spinach, Crumbled Gorgonzola, Dried Cranberries, Crispy Prosciutto, Sherry Rosemary Vinaigrette $13


Grafton Cheese Board

Clothbound Cheddar, Leyden, & Maple Smoked Cheddar, with Jan’s Farmhouse Crisps, Dried Mission Figs, Apricot & Orange Chutney $16

Porcini Dusted Scallops

Roasted Chestnut Butter, Apple Cider Glaze $15

VT Quail

Puree of Parsnip, Crispy Beet Tendrils, Fried Quail Egg $14


Beef Short Ribs

Slow Braised in a light Espresso Broth, Garlic Rapini, over Roasted Sweet Potatoes $27

Filet Mignon

Cracked Pepper Crusted, Blackberry Gastrique, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Smashed Yukon Potatoes $32

Pistachio Tuna

Ahi Tuna Seared rare in a Pistachio Crust, Sriracha Crème Fraiche, Snap Pea Julienne, Coconut Jasmine Rice $30

Rack of Lamb

Rosemary and Dried Cherry infused Pan Jus, Crisp Polenta Cake topped with VT Feta, Wilted Chard $28

Pumpkin Gnocchi

Sautéed with Dried Cranberries, Pecans, Spinach, & Black Trumpet Mushrooms in a Marsala Cider Cream $18

Chicken Braciole

Chicken stuffed with Boursin Cheese & Spinach, Wrapped in Prosciutto, over Smashed Yukon Potatoes, with a Sweet Onion Jam $26

Seared Halibut

Charred Spaghetti Vegetables, Fried Beet Tendrils, Red Potato Mushrooms, Sweet Pea Cream $32

Pub Fare

Soups & Salads

Soup Of The Day

Chefs Daily Creation $5/$8

Grafton Cheddar Ale

Creamy Aged Grafton Cheddar and Long Trail Ale Soup $5/$8

Caesar Salad

Traditional Crisp Romaine tossed with Herbed Croutons, Creamy Caesar Dressing & Shredded Parmesan

Also available with Grilled Romaine Hearts $12

Strawberry & Arugula

Baby Arugula, Sliced Strawberries, Toasted Almonds, & Camembert, with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette $12

Mixed Greens

Local Baby Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Sliced Radish, and Carrots with a Citrus Tarragon Vinaigrette $10

Tomato Insalata

Sliced Local Tomatoes with Fresh Burrata, Basil, Grilled Sweet Onions, Cracked Black Pepper, and Drizzled with Virgin Olive Oil $13


Calamari di Campania

Sautéed Calamari, Heirloom Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Garlic, Spinach, Lemon and Herbs over Grilled Baguette $14

Grafton Cheese Board

Clothbound Cheddar, Leyden, & Maple Smoked Cheddar, with Jan’s Farmhouse Crisps, Dried Mission Figs, Apricot & Orange Chutney $16


Peppered Filet Mignon, Pickled Red Grapes, Baby Arugula, Gorgonzola Mousse, White Truffle Oil $16

Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Blackened Rock Shrimp, Shredded Napa Cabbage, Pico De Gallo, Grafton Cheddar, Cilantro Crema, Flour Tortilla $14

Crispy Wings

Choice of Buffalo, BBQ, or Sweet Chili, served with Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing and Celery $10


Crispy Asian Pork Potstickers, with a Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce $12


Sandwiches served with Choice of Hand Cut Fries, Kettle Chips, or Mixed Green Salad
Substitute Onion Rings or Sweet Potato Fries $2

Grafton Cheddar Burger

Vermont Beef, Grafton Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles $15

(Toppings $2 each: apple wood bacon, caramelized onions, mushrooms, fried egg)

French Dip

Sliced Slow Roasted Prime Rib on Toasted Baguette, with Horseradish Aioli, Caramelized Onions and Au Jus $16

Chicken Rustico

Grilled Herbed Chicken Breast, Fresh Mozzarella, Caramelized Onions, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto, on Toasted Ciabatta $15

Portobello Wrap

Roasted Portobello Mushrooms, Sundried Tomatoes, Hummus, Baby Greens, VT Chevre Served Warm in Spinach Wrap $14


Fish & Chips

Ale Battered Haddock, Hand Cut Fries, Tartar Sauce $15

Lobster Mac & Cheese

Fresh Lobster Meat and Asparagus in a Creamy Grafton Cheddar Cheese Sauce, Baked with Bread Crumbs $17

Diver Scallops

Seared Scallops over Mashed Purple Potatoes, with Fried Brussel Sprout Leaves and Sweet red Pepper Relish $27

Filet Mignon

Cracked Pepper Crusted, Blackberry Gastrique, Roasted Baby Zucchini, Smashed Yukon Potatoes $32

Sea Bass

Pan Roasted Bass, Orange Gremolata, Lemon Dressed Arugula, Watermelon Radish, Fingerling Potatoes $31


Sautéed Chicken, Shrimp, Mussels, Andouille Sausage, with Tomatoes, Sweet Peas and Onions over Saffron Rice $25

Vegetable Stir Fry

Sautéed Asian Vegetables, tossed with Sweet & Sour Tofu and Lo-Mein noodles in a Sesame Ginger Broth $17

Chicken Braciole

Chicken stuffed with Boursin Cheese & Spinach, Wrapped in Prosciutto, over Smashed Potatoes, with a Sweet Onion Jam $24

Steak Frites

Grilled Butchers Tender, Hand Cut Steak Fries, Roasted Garlic Cream $22

Wines by the Glass

$8 / glass

William Hill, Chardonnay, CA
Louis M. Martini, Cabernet, CA
Souverain, Sauvignon Blanc, CA
Bridgeview, Pinot Noir, Oregon
Principato, Pinot Grigio, Italy
Cigar Box, Malbec, Argentina
Beringer, White Zinfandel, CA ($6)
Red Rock, Merlot, CA
7 Deadly Sins, Zinfandel, CA

$10 / glass

Merriam Vineyards, Sned Red, CA
Bottega Vinaia, Pinot Grigio, Italy
Joel Gott, Chardonnay, Monterey

$12 / glass

Waterbrook, Reserve Cabernet, Washington
Cambria, Benchbreak Vineyard Chardonnay, CA
Kim Crawford, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough


Wines by the Bottle


France, Veuve Cliquot, La Grande Dame, $165

France, Veuve Cliquot, Yellow Label Brut, $75 (1/2 bottle, $38)

France, Taittanger, Brut La Francaise, $95


Sparkling Wines

USA, Mumm, Cuvee Napa Blanc de Blanc, $46

USA, Domain Carneros, Brut, $54

Italy, Lunetta, Prosecco, $31


Sauvignon Blanc

USA, Benzinger, Sauvignon Blanc, $28

New Zealand, Villa Maria, $28

France, Quintessence, Pouilly-Fume, $40


Additional Whites

Italy, Bottega Vinaia, Pinot Grigio, $37

USA, Clean Slate, Riesling, $24

USA, Caymus, Conundrum, $43



USA, Cakebread, Napa, $65

USA, Pine Ridge, “Dijon Clones,” $60

France, Pascal Bouchard, Petit Chablis, $29

USA, Cambria, Benchbreak, $44

USA, Chateau St. Jean, Sonoma, $28

France, Louis Jadot, Pouilly Fuisse, $46

France, Chartron et Trebuchet, Chablis, $55



USA, Whitehall Lane, $45

USA, Ferrari-Carano, Sonoma, $39

Italy, Tommasi Le Prunee, $31


Cabernet Sauvignon

USA, Chateau Montelena, Napa Valley, $85

USA, Steltzner, Stag’s Leap District, $60

USA, Ghost Pines, Napa/Sonoma Valley, $41

USA, Sagelands, Washington, $34

USA, Beringer, Knights Valley, $65


Pinot Noir

USA, Domaine Carneros, Napa, $49

USA, La Crema, Sonoma, $44

USA, Bridlewood, $28


Red Blends

France, Mont Redon, Chateauneuf du Pape, $68

USA, Robert Foley “Claret,” Napa, $125

France, Chateau Trignon, Gigondas, Rhone Valley, $58

USA, Michael David Petite Petit, $32

USA, Waterbrook, Melange Washington, $29

USA, Concannon, “Crimson and Clover,” $29


Other Reds

Italy, Marchesi di Barolo, Barolo DOCG, $90

Italy, Bertani, Catullo Rosso del Veneto, $44

Argentina, Battle Axe, Malbec, $41

USA, St. Francis “Old Vines”, Sonoma, $35

Italy, Michele Chiarlo, Barbera D’Asti DOC, $29

Spain, Campo Viejo, Rioja Reserva, $28


Our wine list (and its subsequent pricing) is subject to availability. Updated 07/2016.

Specialty Drinks

Peach Red Wine Sangria $10

Cricketers Bloody Mary $12

VT Silo Cucumber Vodka, House Made Bloody Mary Mix, and Muddled Cucumber Served in a Complimentary Grafton Inn Mason Jar

Seasonal Margarita $11

Milagro Silver Tequila, Triple Sec, Fresh Lime Juice and VT Apple Cider with Cinnamon and Sugar Rim

Vermont Elder Gimlet $12

Your Choice of: VT Barr Hill Honey Infused Gin or Vodka

with St. Germain Elderflower Liquor and Fresh Lime Juice

Orange Ginger Martini $12

Canton Ginger Liquor, Stoli O and House Made Orange Ginger Cordial

Sour Apple $10

Crown Royal, Lairds Apple Jack, Sour Mix and Apple Juice

Mad River Vanilla Martini $11

VT Mad River Vanilla Rum, Baileys Irish Cream and Vanilla Beans

Maple Rye Hot Totty $10

VT Sapling Maple Rye, Cinnamon Stick, Cloves, Lemon and Hot Water

Nut and Berries Coffee $10

Chambord Raspberry Liquor and Frangelico Hazelnut Liquor, Coffee and Whipped Cream

Vermont Mule $10

VT Silo Vodka, Goslings Ginger Beer and Fresh Lime Juice

Tavern Old Fashion $10

Jim Beam Bourbon, Cointreau and Muddled Orange and Cherry

Draught Beer

1801 Ale, Vermont $6

Harpoon Boston Irish Stout, VT $6

Fiddlehead IPA, Vermont $6

Harpoon IPA, Vermont $5

Harpoon UFO White, Vermont $5

Switchback Ale, Vermont $5

Bud Light $4

Seasonal (ask your server) $6

Bottled Beer

Heineken, Netherlands $5

Amstel, Netherlands $5

Guinness, Ireland $5

Corona, Mexico $5

Long Trail, Vermont $5

Harpoon IPA, Vermont $5

Bud Light $4

Citizens Cider Unified Press, VT $6

(16 oz. can)

Children’s Menu

Our menu is designed to please kids, but keeps an eye towards healthy eating. For ages 12 and under. All children’s menu items are $8.

Grafton Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Served with our hand cut fries and steamed veggies.

Pasta with butter

Grafton Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Tavern Beef Burger

Served with lettuce, tomato, hand cut fries and house pickles.

Breaded Chicken Tenders

Served with our hand cut fries and steamed veggies.

Dessert Menu

Our dessert menu is offered with dinner in The Old Tavern and Phelps Barn Pub.
All dessert items are $8.

Warm Chocolate Cake

Filled with Caramel Sauce, drizzled with Hot Fudge, topped with Whipped Cream

Crème Caramel

Vanilla Bean Crème Caramel, topped with Fresh Raspberries and Whipped Cream

Peach Cobbler

Individual Warm Peach Cobbler, topped with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Strawberry Shortcake

Fresh Macerated Strawberries, served atop Angel Food Cake and topped with Whipped Cream

Lemon Lush

House Made Lemon Curd, Sweetened Mascarpone, Almond Brittle

House Made Ice Cream & Sorbets

Ask server for Daily Selection – $6

Espresso – $3.50
Cappuccino – $5

If you have any food allergies, aversions or follow a special diet, please contact Chef Cal at 802-843-2248 or via email to discuss your needs prior to your arrival.

The Old Tavern Proudly Serves Products From These Local Farms/Retailers:

Plummers Sugarhouse / Vermont Smoke and Cure / North Country Smokehouse / Grafton Village Cheese Company/ Maplebrook Farm / Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery / Black River Produce / Blake Hill Preserves / Firebelly Farm / Marsuton Farm / Mocha Joe’s Roasting Co. / Coger’s Sugar House Gardens / Winterview Farm / Grafton Bakery / Orchard Hill Breadworks / Sugar Bob’s Maple Syrup / Cavendish Game Birds / Wood’s Cider Mill / Smokeshire Hilltop Farm / Wright Orchard Sugarhouse / River Valley Tech

We would like to extend a special thanks to the local farms, artisans, and vendors that we proudly support. The community connection is very important to us.