Food & Spirits

Lunch Menu

 

Appetizers

PROVENÇAL MEZZE FOR THE TABLE
carrots with harissa & pinenuts / marinated napa cabbage / white beans with soffrito & mint / olives / flat bread / 16 GF

FRENCH ONION SOUP
croûton, gruyère / 10

CHARCUTERIE
cornichon / grain mustard / violet mustard / grilled bread / 14 GF

ARTISANAL CHEESE PLATE
seasonal condiments / 15 GF

TOMATO GAZPACHO
extra virgin olive oil / herbed croutons / 8 GF

NJ TOMATO SALAD
fresh mozzarella / basil / olive oil / fleur de sel 15 GF

 

 

Salads & Sandwiches

FARM SALAD
chicory greens, frisee, bacon lardon, poached farm egg, lemon vinaigrette / 14 GF

CHOPPED SALAD
romaine, heirloom carrots, sweet 100 tomatoes, garbanzo, sunflower seeds, cucumber, radish, lemon vinaigrette / 12 GF

RAT’S SEAFOOD SALAD
chicory, dandelion, shrimp, blue crab, avocado, garbanzo, tomato, cucumber, charred corn, lemon vinaigrette / 24 GF

CHICKEN SALAD
Boston lettuce, grilled broccoli, pickled red onion, chicken cracklins, herb-butterrmilk dressing / 17 GF

THE BURGER
applewood smoked bacon / sharp cheddar / secret sauce / lettuce / red onion / 18 

CROQUE MADAME
Parisian ham / fried egg / sauce mornay / brioche / 16

REUBEN
house-made pastrami / gruyere cheese / Alsatian sauerkraut / white russian bread / 17

TARTINE 
fava bean-pecorino puree, hard boiled egg, pickled red onion, piquillo pepper aioli / 13 

salad protein add ons:
warm shrimp / 10
hanger steak / 14
seared scottish salmon / 8
olive oil poached chicken / 6
 

Entrees

PEI MUSSELS
shallot / garlic / NJ lager / grilled baguette / 16

TROUT MEUNIERE
green bean almondine / roasted potatoes / caper brown sauce / 18 GF

WILD BOAR RAGOUT
tomato / porcini mushroom onion / polenta / parmesan reggiano / 21 GF

VEGETABLE TARTE
zucchini / tomato / ricotta / puff pastry / 15

MUSHROOM POT AU FEU
maitake / king oyster / portabello / white bean / tomato / fennel / gribiche / 19 GF

CHICKEN SCHNITZEL 
apple-celery root slaw, grilled lemon / 17

DUCK CONFIT
fregola, broccoli rabe, pearl onions / 17 GF

 

Accompaniments

Pommes Frites / 5
Ratatouille / 5
Rat's Health Slaw / 8

Our Chef is always delighted to prepare a seasonally-inspired tastinging menu for your table. Inquire with our service staff.


Our thanks to great our partner producers, gardeners, and farmers:

  • Terhune Orchards
  • Muth Family Farm
  • Blooming Glen
  • Ely’s Farm, Oak Grove
  • Blue Moon Acres
  • Valley Shepherd Creamery
  • Griggstown Quail Farm

 

Consuming raw or undercooked eggs, beef, lamb, milk products, pork, poultry, seafood or shellfish may increase your chances of food-borne illness.

Please advise your server if you have any dietary restrictions, medical, ethical or for reasons of conscience.

GF Gluten free or gluten free option available upon request.



Download Rat's Restaurant Early Fall 2017 Menu