Today is Friday, December 14th 2018.

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
Good to Eat

Today’s Soups:
New England clam chowder

Black eyed pea & collard green

Special Menus:

Chef's Daily Specials

December 10 - December 16

Mon 12/10
Lunch: *Beef and broccoli -- $5
Dinner #1: (GF) Lemon roasted salmon with sweet potato hash -- $6
Dinner #2: *(GF) Pork Cacciatore over white rice -- $6

Tues 12/11
Lunch: (GF) BBQ chicken thighs -- $5
Dinner #1: Salisbury steak with peas and mashed potatoes -- $7
Dinner #2: *Pesto chicken pasta -- $6

Wed 12/12
Lunch: French dip -- $5
Dinner #1: (GF) Liver, bacon and onions -- $6
Dinner #2: (GF) Blackened catfish with mango and avocado salad -- $7

Thurs 12/13
Lunch: * (GF) Chicken Picatta -- $5
Dinner #1: Country fried steak with mushroom gravy -- $6
Dinner #2: Lobster and Shrimp fra diavalo -- $9

Fri 12/14
Lunch: Steak quesadilla -- $5
Dinner #1: (GF) Bourbon glazed pork chop -- $8
Dinner #2: Lemon chicken, with sundried tomatoes and capers with angel hair pasta -- $7

Sat 12/15
Lunch: Pesto pasta -- $5
Dinner #1: (GF) Marinated flank steak with cucumber relish salad -- $7
Dinner #2 Chicken Cordon Bleu with Dijon mustard sauce -- $7

Sun 12/16
Lunch: See Sunday Brunch Menu for details
Dinner #1: Vegetable lasagna -- $6
Dinner #2: Chef’s choice -- $6

*contains garlic
(G) = Gluten Free

Weekly Specials

December 10th – December 16th

Appetizer -- Caprese skewer -- $5.00
Mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and basil with a balsamic drizzle

Salad -- Strawberry and kiwi -- $3.75/$4.70
Spinach, strawberries, kiwis, toasted almonds and feta cheese with homemade strawberry vinaigrette

Sandwich -- Reuben -- $5.00
Thinly sliced corned beef, 1,000 island dressing, Swiss cheese and rye bread pressed

Vegetarian -- Beyond sausage bake -- $5.00
Beyond sausage (vegetarian Sausage) tomatoes, peppers, onions, ricotta cheese and tortellini pasta


Early Bird Choices

December 10th - December 13th

Stuffed Cabbage
Ground beef, onions and spices wrapped in cabbage leaves then baked topped with marinara

Seafood Pasta Salad
Shrimp, crab, scallops tossed with pasta shells, peas and peppers in a light mayonnaise dill dressing

Turkey Burger
Turkey burger, pan seared with BBQ and Swiss

Fruit salad plate w/ cottage cheese
Assorted fresh fruit over a bed of greens with cottage cheese

Salad entrée w/ shrimp or chicken
Large portion of a spinach, house or Caesar salad topped with your choice of chicken, shrimp, tuna, egg or chicken salad or tofu

Fish du jour
Chef’s fish selection seasoned and prepared to your specifications

All appetizers, sides, beverages, desserts, etc.
are at regular menu prices.

Wine & Beer

White Wines (Glass/Bottle)

Barefoot Pinot Grigio 4.00/12.00
Copper Ridge Chardonnay 4.00/12.00
Copper Ridge White Zinfandel 4.25/13.00
Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling 5.00/15.00
DeLoach Chardonnay 5.00/15.00
Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 5.00/15.00
Crossings Sauvignon Blanc 5.00/15.00
Conundrum Blend 7.00/20.00

Fre Non alcoholic Chardonnay 5.00/15.00

Red Wines (Glass/Bottle)
Copper Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon 4.00/12.00
Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon 8.00/26.00
Canyon Road Merlot 4.00/12.00
Marcus James Malbec 4.00 -- glass only
Beringer Pinot Noir 5.00/16.00
Erath Pinot Noir 7/21
Columbia Crest Cabernet Sauvignon 5.00/15.00
14 Hands Merlot 6.00/18.50
Greg Norman Shiraz 6.00/18.50

Rosé Wine (Glass/Bottle)

Proverb 2017 4.00/12.00

Sparkling Wine (Glass/Bottle)
Wycliff Sparkling Wine 5.00/15.00

Draught Beer
Yuengling 2.00

Bottled Beer
Yuengling (Black & Tan) 2.50
Guinness 3.00
Heineken 3.00
Corona 3.00
Becks 3.00
Coors Light 2.00
Swamp Head beer Big Nose IPA/Wild night $1.50

Christmas Eve Grand Buffet

Christmas Eve Grand Buffet
Monday, December 24th
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
$24 per person | Children 12 and under $10
***Reservations required by December 20***
♥Chicken Vegetable

Assorted Gourmet Breads

Watergate Salad
Ambrosia Salad
Christmas Salad
Shrimp Cocktail

Chef's Entrée Selections
Hand Carved Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce
Grouper with Lemon Beurre Blanc
Hand Carved Prime Rib au Jus
Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

Pecan and Raisin Cornbread Stuffing
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
Orange Glazed Beets
Squash Casserole
Zucchini, Carrot, Parsnip and Asparagus Medley

Chef's Dessert Display
Assorted Holiday Desserts and Ice Cream Station

Always Available Menus:

Heart-Healthy Options

Ingredients Used


☼G♥- Jumbo shrimp cocktail -- $8.65

Delicious wild caught shrimp cooked until tender, peeled and served with homemade zesty cocktail sauce

☼G- Stuffed avocado -- $7.00

Avocado cut in half stuffed with crab and lobster salad seasoned with old bay, lemon and dill

Steamed or fried dumplings -- $5.00

Five chicken dumplings cooked to your liking with an Asian slaw and Thai chili dipping sauce

☼◊ -Chicken tenders -- $3.20/ $4.50

Chicken tenderloins breaded and flash fried to perfection and served with BBQ or Honey mustard sauce

☼Chicken wings -- (8) $5.00

Chicken wings fried crispy, tossed in your choice of buffalo sauce or BBQ and served with carrots, celery and blue cheese


*Caesar salad -- 2.15 / Entrée $2.70

Chopped Romaine lettuce tossed in Caesar dressing, topped with fresh Asiago and Parmesan cheese and house croutons

♥House salad -- $2.15 / Entrée $2.70

Artisan greens, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cucumbers, carrots, mushrooms, peppers and house croutons

♥Spinach salad -- 2.15 / Entrée $2.70

Fresh spinach, mushrooms, onions, bacon, diced eggs and tomatoes with a homemade creamy bacon dressing

♥Fruit salad plate -- $5.00

Assorted seasonal fruit served on a bed of lettuce

♥Bonnie blue salad -- $3.70 / Entrée $4.55

Romaine lettuce, sliced pears, walnuts, raisins, blue cheese crumbles and poppy seed dressing

Chef's Salad $3.85/4.80

Romaine lettuce, julienne ham, turkey, Swiss, cheddar, hardboiled egg, bacon, and cherry tomatoes

Salad Extras

Add your choice of
•Shrimp ($6.65)
•Grilled chicken breast ($4.60)
•Grilled salmon (7.30)
•Chicken, egg or tuna salad (4oz scoop $3.15 ; 2oz scoop $2.00)
•Lobster and crab salad (4oz. scoop $4.10; 2oz scoop $3.00))

Any of the following items can be added to a salad for 50¢ each:
Parmesan cheese, asiago cheese, diced hardboiled eggs, carrots, mushrooms, onions, tomato, peppers, cucumbers, raisins, blueberries, croutons, bacon, pears, walnuts, blue cheese crumbles, ham, turkey, Swiss cheese, and anchovies
Any items in the salad description can be omitted at no charge.

Dressings available

Balsamic vinegar(GF)
Balsamic vinaigrette(GF)
Bleu cheese
Blood orange and shallot vinaigrette(GF)
Fat-free sundried tomato vinaigrette
Golden Italian
Homemade creamy bacon
Honey mustard
Homemade apple vinaigrette
Olive oil & red wine vinegar(GF)
Poppy seed
Thousand island
Vidalia onion


Beef & Lamb

Petite filet mignon

A certified Angus beef steak, cut from the heart of the tenderloin and perfectly grilled to your liking. -- $12.65

Homemade meatloaf

Chef's homemade meatloaf with ground beef, fresh vegetables and brown gravy. $5.00

New Zealand lamb chops

Lightly seasoned and grilled to order, served with mint jelly cordon -- $10 / 13.50

New York Strip

Certified Angus beef strip steak grilled to your liking with boursin garlic and herb butter -- $10

Veal Marsala

Veal cutlets pan seared and topped with a mushroom and marsala wine sauce -- $9.00


♥ Chicken breast

8 oz. chicken breast grilled, baked, sauteed, blackened, broiled or steamed. -- $4.50

Maple Leaf duck

1/2 Maple Leaf duck roasted or fried crispy, served with plum sauce -- $10


♥ Eggplant Parmesan -- $5.00

Panko crusted eggplant flash fried served over angel hair pasta with marinara, provolone and parmesan cheese

♥ * Whole wheat penne -- $5.00

Whole wheat penne pasta, broccoli rabe, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts and feta cheese (add tofu, shrimp or chicken for an additional $2.00 up charge)

♥ Vegetable stir fry -- $5.00 (Vegan)

* GF Peppers, onions, carrots, zucchini, and broccoli pan seared with teriyaki sauce
(add tofu, shrimp, or chicken for an additional $2.00 up charge)


Chilean Sea Bass

Pan seared Chilean sea bass served with a teriyaki BBQ glaze -- $15

Lobster cakes

Finely diced onions, peppers, lemon juice, lobster, dill and light mayonnaise pan seared


Salmon prepared your liking: Grilled, broiled, poached, etc. -- $7.30

Lobster Tails

Cold water lobster tails (5 - 6 oz.) broiled to perfection and served with drawn butter and lemon. -- $8 (one) / $14 (two)

Unicorn Fish

A light, mild fish, fresh from Florida, best prepared baked -- $6.00

Fish du Jour

Ask your server for the fish of the day -- $5.00


Whole wheat penne

Whole wheat penne pasta, broccoli rabe, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts and feta cheese (add tofu, shrimp, or chicken for an additional $2.00 up charge)

Side Dishes


$1.15 per serving
Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, baked Vermont white cheddar mac and cheese, corn on the cob, whole wheat penne pasta with butter or Marinara sauce, rice of the day, onion rings, French fries, sweet potato fries and (after 5pm) baked potato and sweet potato


$1.15 per serving
Asparagus, beets, broccoli (available au gratin), sugar snap peas, carrots, sautéed squash, spinach, coleslaw, tofu, cucumber salad, cottage cheese and mixed fruit
Rotating vegetable of the day - Ask your server for details.

All vegetables are available steamed or sauteed with garlic, olive oil and/or butter.


$1.15 per serving

Fresh Seasonal Fruit
Cottage Cheese
Apple Sauce
Jello (regular or sugar free)

Sandwiches & Quiche

Deli sandwiches

Choice of deli ham, deli turkey, egg salad, tuna salad or chicken salad on your choice of bread. -- Half $2.25 / Whole $3.50

Club sandwich

Double or triple deck sandwich of deli turkey, deli ham, bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on your choice of bread. -- Half $2.50 / Whole $3.55

♥ Vegetable burger

Morning Star vegetable burger cooked to your liking and served on a bun -- $3.50

Hot dog

Hebrew National all beef quarter pound hot dog grilled to order. -- $2.10

Grilled cheese

With your choice of bread and cheese. -- Half $1.00 / Whole $2.00

Lobster roll

Home made lobster salad in a New England style toasted roll -- $5.70

Pizza of the day $4.60

Single serve pizza made daily with different toppings. Ask your server for today's creation. -- $4.60

Quiche du Jour

Savory egg custard pie with the Chef's choice of ingredients. Ask your server for today's specials. -- $3.25

Bison Sliders $4.50

Bison Sliders (2) Northwestern bison, very lean, full of nutrients and low in saturated fats -- caramelized onions and choice of cheese

Bagel and Lox $5.00

Bagel and Lox - Toasted bagel, 4 ounces smoked salmon, lettuce, cream cheese with dill, thinly sliced red onion, capers and sliced tomatoes

Roast beef - $4.50

Lean roast beef, lettuce, tomato, onion and horseradish mayonnaise with your choice of bread and cheese

Steakburger -- $4.60

An old standby returns to the menu! Angus ground beef with your choice of cheese, bacon, condiments, and setup.


Egg dishes

Build your own omelet with your choice of filings: tomato, onion, mushrooms, bell peppers, sausage, Canadian bacon, bacon, ham, black olives, broccoli, asparagus, garlic, basil, spinach, or Asiago, Swiss, blue, feta, provolone, American or cream cheese. -- $3.10

Egg beater omelet -- high in protein, zero fat and cholesterol. All of the selections above are available. -- $3.10

Eggs poached, fried or boiled -- $1.75 (one) / $2.85 (two)

OH breakfast sandwich -- Choice of English muffin or bagel, 1 egg any style, American cheese, bacon, avocado and arugula -- $2.95

Corned beef hash with one egg any style -- Corned beef brisket, diced potatoes and finely diced onion seared on the flat top with your choice of one egg any style -- $2.95

Eggs Benedict: An English muffin topped with Canadian bacon, poached egg and Hollandaise sauce with diced black olives. -- $2.40 (one) / $3.40 (two)

Quiche du jour: Savory egg custard pie with the Chef's choice of ingredients. Ask your server for today's specials. -- $3.25

French toast & pancakes

French toast: Two slices of Texas toast dipped in our homemade batter with eggs, vanilla, sugar and cinnamon, then lightly dusted with powdered sugar and served with syrup and butter. -- $2.95

Pancakes: Two buttermilk pancakes available plain or with blueberries. Served with butter and syrup. -- $2.95


Cold cereal: Ask your server for our selection of cold cereals. Served with your choice of milk. -- $1.60

Hot cereal (before 1:30 pm): A warm, healthy bowl of Quaker oatmeal or grits. -- $1.60

Yogurt parfait

Seasonal fresh fruit tossed with low-fat yogurt and topped with granola crunch. -- $2.95

Toasted bagel, scone or English muffin

Served with your choice of butter or cream cheese. -- $1.30

Side items

$1.15 each
Sausage patties (2)
Bacon slices (3)
Canadian bacon (2)
Home fries
Whole banana
Whole orange
Fresh seasonal fruit
Cottage cheese
Apple sauce
Jello (regular or sugar free)

Banana bread -- $2.10

Call 352-548-1042 or -1043 for takeout.

Good News

Welcome, New Hammockers!

John & Daun Spindler — 4105
Jo Ann Hilliker — 1211
Robert Shaw & Janice Malkoff — 4204
Barbara Emmer — 2122
Terese Gaboury Jones — 4102
Bill & Deborah Rossi –3220
Pushpa & Satya Kalra — 3109
Bud Shorstein — 1101

.Moving About …



Madeleine Mitchell – December 14th


Jane Levy and Michael Levy – 13th Anniversary

Jack Polk and Mary Polk – 64th Anniversary

Jim Guerdon and Winne Guerdon – 59th Anniversary

Paul Robell and Susan Robell – 48th Anniversary

Richard Farwell and Sybil Farwell – 54th Anniversary

Larry Lowenthal and Jan Lowenthal – 49th Anniversary

Beman Dawes and Sonda Dawes – 51st Anniversary



George Beckman — December 7
John Ives — November 29
Janet Covington — November 13

OH Special Niches


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