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Beer Braised Short Rib     13

Slow braised in a dark stout and served with potato puree, caramelized Westmalle Dubbel onions and pickled celery. Topped with a rich beef demi-glace.


Cheese Plate     18

Today's trio of cheese:

***Moo & Blue***    (Firefly Farms, Accident, MD)

 * Cow, Pasteurized *

A dense, buttery and rich blue cheese with a mild sweetness and really clean flavor. Aged for at least 4 months.

***Hootenanny***  (Goat Rodeo Farm, Allison Park, PA)

 * Goat, Pasteurized *

A goat’s milk Gouda cheese made from spring and summer milk. Supple with notes of hickory nuts and wild flowers within a beautiful cream wax rind. Pairs well with crisp white wine or an amber ale.

 ***Fresh Chèvre***  (Goat Rodeo Farm, Allison Park, PA)

 * Goat, Pasteurized *

Smooth and creamy with notes of sun warmed fields and a hint of lemon.

Served with house-made jams, Green Meadow Farm raw honey & seasonal fruit, our house-made pickles & pickled mustard seed.


Chicken Fingers     12

House-made, lager-battered, golden fried chicken fingers.  Served with mild barbecue sauce


Chicken Liver Mousse     12

with pickled mustard seeds, strawberry jam, pickled apples, chives, and toasted sourdough from Merzbacher's Bakery.


Pommes Frites     6

Our award winning fresh-cut, double-fried frites. Served with Monk's world-famous bourbon mayonnaise for dipping


Smoked Trout Dip     11

Smoked trout spread topped with caper and onion relish. Served with sliced baguette


Spanish Flies     15

Incredibly hot chicken wings w/chipotle pepper sauce that are not for the faint of heart. They aren't those wimpy 'buffalo wings' - these babies are incendiary!  HOT! HOT! HOT! Did I mention that they're HOT? We do offer barbecue sauce for the less adventurous. Served with a side order of our famous frites



Baby Green Salad     7

Organic greens with our Monk's Flemish Sour Ale vinaigrette
ADD Goat Cheese for 3  ADD Chicken Breast 9


Caesar     9

Baby kale & field greens tossed in our tangy caesar dressing and topped with croutons
ADD Chicken Breast 9


Monk's Duck Salad     21

Organic greens with duck breast (grilled medium/medium rare), goat cheese, spicy walnuts & Monk's Flemish Sour Ale soaked craisins *contains nuts


Summer Salad     14

Freshly harvested Greens with Strawberries, Cherry Tomatoes, Pickled Fennel, Goat Rodeo Chevre, and Toasted Pistachios tossed in a Vinaigrette made with Ploughman Distelfunk Cider



All Mussels served with Pommes Frites (about a pound and a half)    21


Ommegang Hennepin, fumet, parsley, caramelized leeks, bacon, bleu cheese & garlic



Allagash White, fumet, garlic & parsley


Red Light    

Belgian golden ale, fumet, toasted chili de arbol broth, parsley and garlic *contains soy


Thai Curry    

Monk's Flemish Sour, fumet, Thai red curry, basil, garlic & coconut milk



All are served on a buttery Baker Street Bread brioche and bottom buns have our home-made mayo (contains eggs). Burger, Chicken Breast & Vegan Burger. (Vegan bun available upon request.)

Burger     16


Chicken Breast     16


Vegan Burger     16


Burger Topping


sauteed mushrooms & gruyere



bacon & cheddar



Cheddy Topper cheese from Vermont Farmstead (made with Alchemist Heady Topper) & pickled red onion



broccoli rabe & cheddar 



caramelized leeks & bleu cheese



goat cheese, lettuce, tomato & raw onion



Duck Salad Sandwich     17

Our award winning salad served sandwich style on an Italian roll. Baby greens with grilled duck breast, goat cheese, spicy walnuts and Monk's Flemish Sour Ale soaked craisins. Served with a side baby green salad *contains nuts


Pulled Pork Sandwich     13

Spicy pork slow cooked in Belgian brown ale, served with house slaw and BBQ sauce on an Italian long roll. Served with a side baby green salad. *contains soy


Sausage Sandwich     15

Spicy Italian sausage poached in cider and grilled.  Served on a long roll with sautéed onion, pickled red peppers, and house mustard.  Choice of frites or a side baby green salad.


Seitan Cheese Steak     12

Michael's seitan (wheat meat) sauteed with onions and mushrooms. served on a long roll and topped with gruyere cheese. Served with a side of baby green salad (VEGETARIAN) NOW AVAILABLE: Daiya dairy-free "mozzarella" upon request


Main Plates

Black Sea Bass     24

Wild caught black sea bass filet served over creamed baby leeks with pickled Green Meadow Farms carrots, and a citrus cream sauce.  Finished with fried capers and fresh dill.


Local Mushroom Pappardelle     20

Mycopolitan Mushroom Farm's Lion's Mane, Pioppino, Oyster, Trumpet, & Shiitake mushrooms cooked in herbs, butter, garlic & cream, tossed together with pappardelle pasta and topped with parmigiano reggiano (VEGETARIAN)


Organic Chicken Thigh     15

Served over barley and mushrooms with roasted sweet potatoes. Topped with an anchovy cream sauce.


Roasted Farm Veggies     15

Roasted local veggies from Green Meadow Farm served over beluga lentils, cider-soaked craisins and a tahini-kimchi sauce    (VEGAN/GLUTEN FREE) *contains sesame


Steak Frites Salad     20

5 oz. flat iron steak marinated with roasted garlic and herbs de Provence then grilled and served over seasonal greens with our award winning pommes frites



Blueberry Lemon Tart     12

fresh blueberries baked in a lemon brown butter custard with a sweet pastry shell


Bourbon Pecan Tart     12

gooey bourbon spiked filling, pate brisee shell and pecan pieces, served warm.


Key Lime Tart     12

fresh Key Lime curd, local whipped cream, sweet pastry shell


Rhubarb Grand Marnier     12

fresh rhubarb baked in Grand Marnier cream custard and a sweet pastry shell


Strawberry Cheesecake     12

cheesecake with fresh strawberries, whipped cream and a graham cracker crust