Esselon Café Menus

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Esselon Café Menus 2018-01-05T14:52:08+00:00

In addition to the menus below, you’ll always find delicious daily specials on our specials board that are updated at breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

January Dinner Specials

Tuesday – Saturday 5pm to 9pm


Hadley Sweet Potato Fries with Spiced Ketchup
Crispy fried Plainville Farm sweet potatoes with house made spiced tomato ketchup (g)

Mussels with Hard Cider & Caramelized Fennel
P.E.I (Prince Edward Island) mussels steamed with local hard cider, garlic, shallots, roasted fennel
and fresh herbs finished with whole grain mustard and crème fraiche (g)


Citrus and Roasted Beet Salad with Curried Chia Seed Dressing
Baby spinach tossed with roasted golden beets, oranges, grapefruit, clementines, toasted pistachios,
smoked feta cheese, watermelon radish, red onions and creamy curried chia seed dressing (g)

Entrees preceded by a house salad in balsamic vinaigrette:

Roasted Butternut and Crisp Onion Risotto
Creamy Arborio rice cooked with whipped Hadley butternut squash, parmesan cheese, sweet cream butter and fine herbs topped with crispy fried Esselon Farm onions (g)

Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs with Rutabaga
Slow braised beef short ribs with red wine, aromatic vegetables and herbs served with roasted Hadley rutabaga and sautéed greens (g)

Provencal Seafood Stew with Rouille
Slowly simmered fish stew seasoned with saffron, fennel and orange with fresh haddock, cod, mussels and shrimp served with baguette and garlic rouille sauce (g)

Special Pizza – Vermont Red Wine Sausage and Mozzarella
Esselon marinara, artisanal crust, Vermont Salumi red wine sausage, Kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, red onion and Maple Brook Farm mozzarella

This Month’s Featured Purveyors:

  • Maple Brook Farm, Vermont – Fresh Mozzarella, Smoked Feta
  • Vermont Salumi, Vermont – Red Wine Garlic Sausage
  • Woodstar Bakery, Northampton – Baguette, Pizza Crust
  • Plainville Farm, Hadley – Sweet Potatoes, Rutabaga
  • Red Fire Farm, Granby – Watermelon Radish
(g) can be prepared without gluten, Woodstar non-gluten bread available. (v) can be prepared vegan.
Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy.