Dinner

Starter Plates

VEGETARIAN CHILI / Cup $3.38  Bowl $4.61
SOUP OF THE DAY
/ Cup $3.18  Bowl $4.49

POTATO CAKES & HOUSE CURED SALMON $3.10 each
Potato pancake topped with house cured salmon, dill crème fraiche, and a cucumber caper red onion & mint salsa

NACHOS IN THE PARK / $12.95
House fried corn tortilla chips, pepper jack, Monterrey and cheddar cheeses, vegetarian chili, black bean and corn salsa, and sour cream

SEASONAL FLATBREAD / $13.88
Scratch made flatbread with seasonal toppings. House made flatbread topped with fig jam, balsamic glazed onions, crumbled bleu cheese and crispy pancetta

MINI CRAB CAKES / $8.93
Mini crab cakes with Asian slaw and sweet chili aoili

SHISHITO PEPPERS / $7.48
Deep fried shishito peppers and soy sauce

CHORIZO & POTATO EMPANADA / $3.14
A flaky Spanish empanada filled with chorizo sausage, caramelized onions, poblano peppers and potatoes. Topped with black bean and corn salsa

RHODE ISLAND STYLE CALAMARI / $10.56
Fried calamari tossed with garlic herb butter and crispy shishito peppers.

ROADHOUSE BBQ NACHOS / $13.95
House fried tortilla chips, BBQ pork, four cheese mix, tomatoes and onions drizzled with BBQ sauce and topped with pico de gallo, and sour cream

SWEET POTATO POUTINE / $7.23
Sweet potato fries topped with melted Brie, Gorgonzola cheese, pecans, honey and a peppery cranberry sauce

TRUFFLED STEAK / $6.90
4 oz. strip steak char grilled rare and thinly sliced with our truffle aïoli

Salads

KALE CAESAR SALAD / $8.37
Our signature Caesar with baby kale, sun dried tomatoes, brussels sprouts, house baked croutons and Parmesan cheese in a rich classic Caesar

HOUSE SALAD / Regular $5.48  Large/ $7.48
Romaine, radicchio and arugula tossed with dried cranberries, toasted pecans, Gorgonzola cheese, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes and red onion in a white balsamic vinaigrette

CRISPY BRUSSELS SPROUT SALAD / $10.59
Crispy brussels sprouts with apples, bacon, Gorgonzola cheese and a honey cider vinaigrette

DUCK CONFIT / $14.43
A duck leg confit over a warm lentil salad served with a pancetta crisp and poached egg

STUFFED PEAR SALAD / $12.21
Port wine poached pear stuffed with Gorgonzola, toasted almonds and dried cherries, presented on a honeyed goat cheese and prosciutto tart. Finished with arugula and a cider vinaigrette

SALMON NICOISE / $15.05 GF
Cold poached salmon (6 oz.) over Pond House greens, roasted beets, grapefruit segments, radicchio, grilled marinated asparagus, whole niçoise olives, hard boiled eggs and finished with crème fraîche a beet citrus vinaigrette.

SIDES
MAC & CHEESE $5.14 / FRIES $3.87 / ADD CHICKEN $3.95 / ADD SALMON $10.01 / SWEET POTATO FRIES $3.96 / ADD SHRIMP $10.01 / ADD CHOPPED BACON $2.95

Hot Plates

POND HOUSE BURGER/ $13.98
8 oz. grilled burger on a pretzel bun topped with lettuce, balsamic onion marmalade, and served with fries

PAN SEARED SALMON / $24.03
Pan seared salmon with Latin style black beans and rice, roasted poblano crème fraîche and a garden vegetable ceviche

BBQ PULLED PORK MAC & CHEESE/ $19.12
Al dente pasta in a creamy 4 cheese sauce made of smoked Gouda, cheddar, Monterey Jack and Gorgonzola, topped with BBQ pulled pork and seasoned bread crumbs

INDIAN RICE / $15.60 Add Salmon / $10.01
Pond House favorite – Basmati rice tossed with sweet curry, assorted dried fruit, cashews, pistachios, carrots, and peas, topped with cilantro aïoli

PETITE RACK OF LAMB / $28.47
Grilled rack of lamb served with a minted orzo mac and cheese, market vegetable of the day, and a lemon, leek, tarragon and Gorgonzola and ricotta salata butter

SEARED SESAME ENCRUSTED AHI TNA / $27.72
8 oz. sesame crusted grilled tuna steak presented over a Thai purple sticky rice with a carrot, seasonal greens, shaved fennel and green onion slaw, finished with an avocado and wasabi cream

SHORT RIB & GORGONZOLA PAPPARDELLE / $25.67
Sherry & Gorgonzola creme with crispy sage

Hot Plates

MOM’S MEATLOAF / $18.97
Grilled meatloaf served with roasted sweet potato fries topped with Brie and cranberry sauce, a chipotle demi, and fried onions

CRAB CAKE  / $28.07
Two large house made crab cakes seared golden brown and served over Indian rice made with sweet curry, assorted dried fruits, cashews, pistachios, carrots and peas topped with cilantro aïoli, mango chutney and grilled naan

CHIMICHURRI STEAK FRITES  / $27.53
12 oz. flame grilled New York strip over a mound of french fries, tossed with garlic and parsley with authentic Spanish brava sauce, then topped with zingy fresh chimichurri sauce

SIGNATURE SALMON LOAF / $19.97
Our delicious Pond House salmon loaf served with crispy potato cake and green beans

SEOUL TUNA BURGER / $16.19
Yellow fin tuna patty topped with a crispy fried egg, spicy kimchi, a red pepper aïoli and a side of sweet potato fries *This burger contains dairy and gluten

BLACK BEAN BURGER / $13.98
Open-faced black bean burger with roasted red peppers, cotija cheese, arugula salad and sweet chili aïoli over pita bread

Gluten friendly items available.
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CONTACT US
1555 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
Phone: 860.231.8823
cafe@pondhousecafe.com

HOURS
Lunch:
Tuesday-Saturday, 11AM-4:00PM

Dinner:
Tuesday- Thursday, 4:00PM – 7PM
Friday & Saturday, 4:00PM – 7:30PM

Brunch:
Saturday & Sunday 9:30AM – 2:30PM

Snack Shack
The Snack Shack take out is open May – September.

DIRECTIONS

The Pond House has always maintained a high-quality standard when it comes to health and safety measures in our restaurant.   With the current threat of Coronavirus we are taking additional precautionary measures to help deter the spread of the virus to our valued guests and employees.  The health and safety of our guests and employees is our top concern.  We will continue to review the most current information available from the CDC as well as follow state and local recommendations and base decisions and adjustments to our procedures accordingly.