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Beer Braised Short Rib     13

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


Cheese Plate     18

Today's trio of cheese:

***Cayuga Blue*** (Lively Run Goat Dairy, NY)

*Goat, Raw*

Aged for 2 months.  A mixed milk bleu inspired by the classic French Roquefort.


***St. Malachi***  (The Farm at Doe Run, Unionville, PA)

* Cow, Pasteurized *

Gouda/Alpine hybrid. Savory, brown butter and nutty flavors. The aging process makes it crystalline and dense with tons of flavor. Great for beer pairing with IPAs, porter or pale ale.

***Fresh Chévre*** (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, black raspberry jam, pickled apples, chives, and toasted focaccia from Merzbacher's


Frog Legs     15

Southern Fried Frog Legs tossed in house-made buffalo sauce. Served over our blue cheese créme with shaved celery


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


Soup of the Day     7

Tomato Cucumber Gazpacho-Served cold and topped with Compressed Cucumber  (VEGAN) *contains gluten


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


Spring Salad     11

Arugula and salad greens, cherry belle radish, English peas, fresh dill, and goat cheese in a buttermilk dressing.  Topped with seasoned breadcrumbs.



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



Cider, fumet, green garlic cream, blue basil, raw leeks and lemongrass


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 Merzbacher’s Bakery Sweet Potato Bun (vegan) and bottom buns have our home-made mayo (contains eggs). Burger, Chicken Breast & Vegan Burger.

Burger     16


Chicken Breast     16


Vegan Burger     16


Burger Topping


sauteed mushrooms & gruyere



bacon & cheddar



Cheddy Topper VT cheddar made with Heady Topper IPA & pickled red onion



sauteed 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


Seitan Cheese Steak     12

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


Main Plates

Local Mushroom Pappardelle     18

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)


Mac and Cheese     16

Pasta tossed in our blend of goat cheese, cheddar and parmesan with green peas and caramelized belgian endive.  (VEGETARIAN)


Organic Chicken Thigh     15

Served over barley and mushrooms with a carrot purée. Topped with an anchovy cream sauce.


Roasted Farm Veggies     15

Roasted local veggies from Green Meadow Farm served over beluga lentils, apple cider 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



Apricot Almond Tart     10

fresh sweet apricots with sliced almonds in a sweet pasty shell


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.


Chocolate Créme Brülée     12

vanilla créme brülée filling, chocolate espresso bean pastry, chocolate-espresso ganache


Key Lime Tart     12

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


Strawberry Mousse     12

A delicate fresh strawberry mousse atop a light lemon cake.


Takeaway Beer - All Cans


Single Can Four Pack Six Pack
Alchemist Focal Banger 16oz (VT) 8 30
Alchemist Heady Topper 16oz (VT) 8 30
Allagash North Sky 16oz (ME) 7 25
Allagash River Trip Belgian-style table beer 12oz (ME) 6 30
Almanac Sour Cherry Nova 16oz (CA) 9 35
Anderson Valley Blood Orange Gose 12oz (CA) 6 30
Athletic All Out Dark Ale-NON ALCOHOLIC (CT) 6
Athletic Downwinder Gose NON-ALCOHOLIC (CT) 6
Athletic Run Wild IPA NON-ALCOHOLIC (CT) 6
Collective Arts Guava Gose 12oz (NY) 7
Collective Arts Ransack the Universe NEIPA 16oz (NY) 7
Crooked Stave Petite Sour Blueberry 16oz (CO) 10 36
Crooked Stave Petite Sour Raspberry 16oz (CO) 10 36
Crooked Stave Sour Rose 12oz (CO) 7 25
De Dolle XL (40th Anniversary Ale) 12oz (Belgium) 10
Dieu du Ciel Rosée D'Hibscus 10 35
Dock Street Rye IPA 7 25
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA 12oz (DE) 6 30
Down East Original Blend cider 12oz (MA) 6 30
Gaffel Kolsch 16.9oz (Germany) 7
Hitachino Yuzu Lager 11.8oz (Japan) 10 35
Jever Pilsner 16.9oz (Germany) 7 25
Jolly Pumpkin Oro 16oz (MI) 8 30
Kasteel Quad Nitro (Belgium) 10 35
Kasteel Rouge Nitro (Belgium) 10 35
Monk's Café Flemish Sour Ale 11.2oz (Belgium) 9 35
New Belgium Fat Tire 6 30
Nomad Freshies Salt & Pepper Gose 12oz (Australia) 9 35
OEC Trifaldi Oatmeal Stout 16oz (CT) 7 25
Oxbow Farmhouse Pale Ale 6 30
Oxbow Luppolo 16oz (ME) 8 30
Oxbow Surfcasting 12oz (ME) 6 30
Port Brewing Mongo 16oz (CA) 7 25
Rodenbach Classic 16.9oz (Belgium) 7.5 28
Schlenkerla Helles Smoked Lager 16oz (Germany) 10 35
Sterling Pig Shoats Pilsner 12oz (PA) 6 30
Stillwater Cellar Door Farmhouse Ale 12oz (MD) 7 25
Strange Roots Mystic Parallel - BA w/ PA De Chanuac must 16oz (PA) 10 35
Threes Brewing Vliet 16oz (NY) 7 25
Yard's Pale Ale 12oz (Philly) 5 25
Young's Double Nitro Chocolate Stout 14.9oz (England) 9 35


Single Can Four Pack Six Pack
Frecon Cidre Cherry 7 26
Ploughman Birdwatcher 12oz (PA) 7.5 28
Ploughman Kenspeckle 12oz. (PA) 7.5 28
Ploughman Lupulin Lummox dry cider w/hops 12oz (PA) 7.5 28
Ploughman Stayman Winesap cider 12oz (PA) 7.5 28


Single Can Four Pack Six Pack
Sierra Nevada Strainge Beast Ginger, Lemon & Hibiscus 12oz (CA) 7