Menus

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.

Menus

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

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

Chef’s Crepe Du Jour

Topped with Grafton Cheddar Cheese Sauce, Chef’s Daily Filling, served with a 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
Take a Freshly baked Muffin for the Road $1.50
Oatmeal with Brown sugar and Raisins $5

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

Caesar Salad

Try our Traditional Crisp Romaine tossed with Herbed Croutons, Creamy Caesar Dressing and Shaved Parmesan

Or try the Caesar Salad with Grilled Romaine Hearts $12

Tavern Salad

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

Butter Lettuce

Crumbled Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries, Spring Peas and Sunflower Seeds with a Sweet Ginger Maple Vinaigrette $13

Fiddlehead Mussels

Sautéed PEI mussels with local Fiddle Heads, Lemongrass, Grape Tomatoes and Rosemary in a Fiddlehead IPA Pan Butter, topped with crumbled Gorgonzola $15

Grafton Cheese Board

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

Smoked Lamb Lollipops

Arugula Pesto & Roasted Grape tomatoes $16

Baked Brie Dip

Brown sugar Crust, served with Pickled Red Grapes and Baguette $14

Entrees

Smoked Tomato Risotto

Creamy Smoked Tomato Risotto, with Spinach, VT Chevre, and Balsamic Molasses $18

Grilled Swordfish

Dill Buttered Red Potatoes & Lemon Dressed Watercress and Radish Salad $25

Honey Bourbon Pork Chop

12 oz. Pork Loin Chop, with Cannelloni Bean  and Asparagus Ragout $24

Duck Breast

Pan Seared Duck Breast with Sautéed Leeks and Quinoa finished with a Thyme Jus $26

Statler Chicken

Orange Rosemary Chicken over Mint & Cashew Couscous topped with a Dried Cherry Pesto $21

Seared Diver Scallops

Sweet Pepper Relish, Rice Noodles and Arugula $26

Grilled Filet Mignon

Chive Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Asparagus, and Port Wine Pan Demi $28

Soup/Salad

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

Try our Traditional Crisp Romaine tossed with Herbed Croutons, Creamy Caesar Dressing and Shaved Parmesan

Or try the Caesar Salad with Grilled Romaine Hearts $12

 Tavern Salad

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

Butter Lettuce

Crumbled Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries, Spring Peas and Sunflower Seeds with a Sweet Ginger Maple Vinaigrette $13

Pub Fare

Fiddlehead Mussels

Sautéed PEI mussels with local Fiddle Heads, Lemongrass, Grape Tomatoes and Rosemary in a Fiddlehead IPA Pan Butter, topped with crumbled Gorgonzola $15

Grafton Cheese Board

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

Ahi Tuna Tacos

Two Tacos filled with Blackened Ahi Tuna, Mango Jicama Slaw, Grafton Cheddar and drizzled with a Chipotle Crema $14

Lamb Sliders

Three Sliders, with Grilled Tomato, Arugula Pesto & Feta Cheese $15

Crispy Wings

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

Potstickers

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

Sandwiches

(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, Onions, and Pickles $15

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

“The Bryant” Burger

Kobe Beef, Pickled Onions, Swiss Cheese, Honey Dijon, Pretzel Bun $18

Thai Sesame Chicken Wrap

Sesame Marinated Chicken Breast, Asian Slaw, & Water Chestnuts with a Spicy Peanut Sauce in a Red Pepper Wrap $15

Wild Mushroom Panini

Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Spinach, Roasted Tomatoes, Boursin Cheese with a Green Goddess Vinaigrette $14

Entrees

Fish & Chips

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

Smoked Tomato Risotto

Creamy Smoked Tomato Risotto, with Spinach, VT Chevre, and Balsamic Molasses $17

Maple Soy BBQ Ribs

Slow Roasted Pork Ribs over French Potato Salad with Bacon and Caramelized Onions $20

Grilled Swordfish

Dill Buttered Red Potatoes & Lemon Dressed Watercress and Radish Salad $25

Honey Bourbon Pork Chop

12 oz. Pork Loin Chop, with Cannelloni Bean  and Asparagus Ragout $24

Statler Chicken

Orange Rosemary Chicken over Mint & Cashew Couscous topped with a Dried Cherry Pesto $21

 Seared Diver Scallops

Sweet Pepper Relish, Rice Noodles and Arugula $26

Grilled Delmonico

12 oz. Ribeye Steak with Fries, Béarnaise Aioli and Roasted Asparagus $28

Wines by the Glass

$8 / glass

William Hill, Chardonnay, CA
Louis M. Martini, Cabernet, CA
Benziger, 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 Zins, Zinfandel, CA

$10 / glass

Merriam Vineyards, Sned Red, CA
Bottega Vinaia, Pinot Grigio, Italy
Josh Cellars Chardonnay, California

$12 / glass

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

Wines by the Bottle

Champagne

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, Ferrari Carano, Fume Blanc, $28

New Zealand, Villa Maria, $28

France, Quintessence, Pouilly-Fume, $40

New Zealand, Kim Crawford, $42

Additional Whites

Italy, Bottega Vinaia, Pinot Grigio, $37

USA, Robert Mondavi, Riesling, $24

USA, Caymus, Conundrum, $43

USA, Snow Farm Vidal Blanc, Vermont, $49

Chardonnay

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, Domaine Roland Lavantureux Chablis, $55

Merlot

USA, Whitehall Lane, $45

USA, Ferrari-Carano, Sonoma, $39

Italy, Tommasi Le Prunee, $31

Cabernet Sauvignon

USA, Chateau Montelena, Napa Valley, $85

USA, Joseph Phelps, Napa, $105

USA, Sequoia Grove, Napa, $75

USA, Steltzner, Stags Leap District, $95

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

USA, Sagelands, Washington, $34

USA, Beringer, Knights Valley, $115

Pinot Noir

USA, J Vineyards, Russian River, $65

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, Rhiannon, California, $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 12/2016.

Specialty Cocktails

Peach White Wine Sangria $10

Vermont Elder Gimlet $12

Vermont Barr Hill Honey Infused Gin, St. Germain Elder Flower Liqueur, and Fresh Lime

Vermont Mule $10

VT Silo Vodka, Goslings Ginger Beer and Fresh Lime Juice

Spiked Minty Arnold Palmer $10

Smirnoff Vodka, House Made Iced Tea and Lemonade with Muddled Mint

Basil-Tini $11

Tito’s Vodka, Fresh Lemon Juice and Muddled Basil

Ginger Cosmo $11

Canton Ginger Liquor, Stoli Oranj, House Made Ginger-Lime Cordial and Cranberry Juice

Seasonal Margarita $11

Milagro Silver Tequila, Peach Schnapps, Fresh Lime, Orange Juice and a Splash of Sour Mix

Tavern Old Fashion $10

Jim Beam Bourbon, Cointreau and Muddled Orange and Cherry

Bananas Foster $10

Meyer’s Rum, Banana Liqueur, Cinnamon and ½ & ½

Maple Martini $11

Jameson’s Irish Whisky, Vermont Sapling Maple Liquor and Fresh Lemon

T’N’T $10

Milagro Silver Tequila, Tanqueray #10, Fresh Lime Juice and a Splash of Club Soda

Juniper Rose $11

Bombay Sapphire Gin, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, House Made Rosemary Infusion, Fresh Lime and Grapefruit Juice

 

Mock-tails

So Fresh $5

House Made Ginger-Lime Cordial and Club Soda

So Clean $4

Muddled Lemon, Lime, Orange with Angostura Bitters and Club Soda

So Pure $5

Grapefruit, House Made Rosemary Infusion, Lime and Club Soda

 

Draught Beer

1801 Ale, Vermont, $6

Fiddlehead IPA, Vermont, $6

Switchback Ale, Vermont, $5

Harpoon Boston Irish Stout, VT, $6

Harpoon UFO White, Vermont, $5

Northshire Brewery, Equinox Pilsner, $5

Bud Light, $4

Seasonal (ask your server), $6

 

Bottled Beer

Heineken, Netherlands, $5

Amstel, Netherlands, $5

Corona, Mexico, $5

Long Trail, Vermont, $5

Harpoon IPA, Vermont, $5

Clausthaler, Germany, $5

Bud Light, $4

Citizens Cider Unified Press, VT, (16 oz. can), $6

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

All dessert items are $8 unless otherwise noted.

Flourless Chocolate Torte

with Raspberry Coulis and Whipped Cream

Strawberry Rhubarb Tartelette

In Flaky Puff Pastry and Drizzled with a Sweetened Vanilla Bean Crème Fraiche

Crème Caramel

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

VT Chevre Cheesecake

Brulee Style with a Blackberry Brandy Sauce

Skillet S’mores

Layered Skillet with Graham Crackers, Semi-Sweet Chocolate, and Marshmallows, Drizzled with Caramel Sauce and topped with Whipped Cream

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.