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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.

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From time to time, our dining room and/or Phelps Barn Pub may be closed due to private functions. We recommend calling ahead or visiting our events calendar or our Facebook page for the most updated information.

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

Fall Dinner Menu

 

Appetizers

Soup Du Jour

Chef’s Daily Creation $5/$8

Butternut & Apple Bisque

With Toasted Pecans $5/$8

VT Cheese Board

Selection of Three VT Cheeses, Castleton Crackers, Crostinis, Apricot Chutney & Dried Figs $16

Duck Confit

Confit Duck Leg with Little Potatoes and Apple Chutney $15

Lobster Cake

Herbed Lobster Cake, with Mache, Sweet Potato Saffron Crema, Toasted Almonds $16

Salads

Green Salad

Garden Greens, Pickled Beets, Radish and Figs with a Preserved lemon and Honey Vinaigrette $11

Arugula Salad

Baby Arugula, Smoked Walnuts, Kumquats and Toasted Sesame Seeds, with a Ginger Sesame Vinaigrette $13

Entrees

Duck Breast L’ Orange

Orange Glazed Duck, Beet Braised Cranberries, Purple Potato, Figs and Romanesco Cauliflower $28

Scallops & Bacon

Diver Scallops with House Cured Bacon, Wild Mushrooms, Garlic and Herbs, over Truffle Pasta $27

Rack of Lamb

Mustard Brined Lamb, Rosemary Cashew Pear Sauce, Roasted Parsnips and Braised Red Cabbage $30

Butternut Squash

Brined and Smoked Butternut Squash, Roasted Apple, Greens, Quinoa, Yogurt Herb Sauce $24

Coho Salmon

Seared Coho Salmon with Roasted and Pureed Pumpkin, Brussel Sprout Leaves, Scallions and Parsley Sauce $27

Pork Chop & Apple Sauce

Sage Brined Pork, Roasted Apple Sauce, Confit Shiitakes, Gorgonzola Risotto $26

Filet Mignon

Roasted Little Potatoes, Baby Chioggia Beets, Blistered Grapes and Rosemary Jus $32

Locally sourced and only the freshest ingredients used in the creation of this menu.
Thank you for dining with us. Enjoy!

Chef Du Cuisine, Nick Tessier

Executive Chef, Cal Hingston

Please note, the menu is always subject to change.

Locally sourced and only the freshest ingredients used in the creation of this menu.
Thank you for dining with us. Enjoy!

Chef Du Cuisine, Nick Tessier

Executive Chef, Cal Hingston

 

Please note, the menu is always subject to change.

Soup/Salad

Soup of the Day

Chefs Daily Creation $5/$8

Butternut & Apple Bisque

With Toasted Pecans $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 Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette $11

Arugula Salad

Baby Arugula, Smoked Walnuts, Kumquats and Toasted Sesame Seeds, with a Ginger Sesame Vinaigrette $13

Pub Fare

VT Cheese Board

Selection of Three VT Cheeses, with Castleton Crackers, Grapes, Crostinis, Figs, and Apricot & Orange Chutney $16

Bangers

Maple Smoked Sausage, Sauerkraut, Sweet Potato Puree, and Parsnip Chips $14

Duck Confit

Confit Duck Leg with Little Potatoes and Apple Chutney $15

Fish & Chips

Ale Battered Haddock, Hand Cut Fries and Tartar Sauce $17

Crispy Wings

(Choice of Traditional Wings or Boneless Tenders)
Buffalo, Cider BBQ, or Sweet Chili, served with Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing, Carrots and Celery $12

Potstickers

Crispy Asian Pork Potstickers, with a Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce $13

Sandwiches

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

Phelps Burger

Vermont Beef, Grafton Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Onions, and a Pickle on a Brioche Bun $15
(Toppings: Applewood Bacon $2, Pretzel Bun $2, Caramelized Onions $1, Mushrooms $1, Fried Egg $1)

Fried Chicken Sandwich

Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Apple Slaw, VT Chevre, Cranberry Aioli on a Kaiser Roll $15

Pastrami & Swiss

House Made Pastrami, Swiss Cheese, Honey Grained Mustard, Sauerkraut Slaw on Rye $16

Portobello & Brie Croissant

Toasted Croissant with Portobello Mushroom, Roasted Pears, Spinach, Melted Brie and Port Wine Reduction $14

Entrees

Scallops & Bacon

Diver Scallops with House Cured Bacon, Wild Mushrooms, Garlic and Herbs, over Truffle Pasta $27

Butternut Squash

Brined and Smoked Butternut Squash, Roasted Apple, Greens, Quinoa, Yogurt Herb Sauce $24

Coho Salmon

Seared Coho Salmon with Roasted and Pureed Pumpkin, Brussel Sprout Leaves, Scallions and Parsley Sauce $27

Pork Chop & Apple Sauce

Sage Brined Pork, Roasted Apple Sauce, Confit Shiitakes, Gorgonzola Risotto $26

Filet Mignon

Roasted Little Potatoes, Baby Chioggia Beets, Blistered Grapes and Rosemary Jus $32

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 Red Wine Sangria $10

 

Vermont Elder Gimlet $12
Vermont Barr Hill Honey Infused Gin, St. Germain Elderflower Liquor, and Fresh Lime

 

Vermont Mule $10
Vermont Silo Vodka, Fresh Lime Juice and Goslings Ginger Bear

 

Banana Slide $10
Caramel Vodka, Banana Liqueur and Baileys finished with chocolate syrup

 

Tavern Old Fashion $10
Jim Beam Bourban, Cointreau, Muddled Orange and Cherry

 

Vermont Maple Rye Hot Totty
Sapling Maple Rye, Lemon, Cloves and a Cinnamon Stick

 

Seasonal Margarita $11
Milagro Silver Tequila, Triple Sec, Fresh Lime and Apple Cider with a Cinnamon Sugar Rim

 

Vermont Almond Almond Crush $10
Distilled Vermont Harpoon UFO Belgium White Beer, DiSarrono and Fresh Orange

 

Tuttle Spritzer $10
Muddled Cucumber, Silo Cucumber Vodka, Tart Cherry Syrup, Lime and Club Soda

 

Juniper Rose $11
Bombay Sapphire Gin, St. Germain Elderflower Liquor, House Made Rosemary Infusion, Fresh Lime and Grapefruit Juice

 

Pear Apple Martini $10
Absolut Pear and Sour Apple Liqueur

 

Ginger Cosmo $11
Canton Ginger Liquor, Stoli Oranj, Fresh Lime Juice and a Splash of Cranberry

 

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

Flourless Chocolate Torte

With Fresh Raspberry Coulis and topped with Whipped Cream

Deconstructed Lemon Meringue

Toasted Meringue, Lemon Curd, Sugared Pie Crust, Lemon Crème Fraiche

VT Chevre Cheesecake

Brule Style with a Blackberry Brandy Sauce

Chocolate Mousse

Served in a Chocolate Tulip Cup with Whipped Cream and Strawberries

Fresh Baked Pie Du Jour

Ask Server for Pie Selection, Served with Whipped Cream

All Above Dessert Items $8

House Made Ice Creams & 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.