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Good to Eat

Today’s Soups:

Tomato pesto

Special Menus:

Chef's Daily Specials

October 12 - 20

Sat 10/12
Lunch: Coconut shrimp -- $7
Dinner #1: (GF) Grilled swordfish with corn relish -- $8
Dinner #2: (GF) Garlic herb roasted ½ chicken with wild rice -- $7

Sun 10/13
Lunch: See Sunday Brunch menu for details
Dinner #1: (GF) Flank steak with cucumber salad -- $6
Dinner #2: Chef’s choice -- $6

Mon 10/14
Lunch: Pan seared chicken pot stickers (5) -- $5
Dinner #1: (GF) Baked chicken with capers, tomatoes and artichokes -- $6
Dinner #2: (GF) Chipotle bourbon pumpkin chili -- $6

Tues 10/15
Lunch: (GF) Buffalo shrimp with blue cheese -- $5
Dinner #1: Honey mustard and onion pretzel crusted pork loin -- $5/$7
Dinner #2: (GF) Scallop Caesar salad -- $7

Wed 10/16
Lunch: Pulled Pork Soft Taco
Dinner #1: Brie mushroom and asparagus crepes -- $6
Dinner #2: Shrimp and sausage fettucine -- $7

Thurs 10/17
Lunch: Cheese ravioli with pumpkin and sage -- $5
Dinner #1: Roast turkey, stuffing and cranberry -- $7
Dinner #2: Lobster stuffed lobster -- $10.25/$16.25

Fri 10/18
Lunch: Lobster cake -- $5
Dinner #1: Fish picatta -- $7
Dinner #2: Sautéed frog legs with tomato garlic butter -- $8

Sat 10/19
Lunch: Butternut squash and blue cheese flatbread -- $6
Dinner #1: Mediterranean chicken pasta -- $8
Dinner #2: Herb and lemon crusted salmon -- $7

Sun 10/20
Lunch: See Sunday Brunch menu for details
Dinner #1: (GF) Turkey Waldorf salad -- $5
Dinner #2: Chef’s choice -- $6

*contains garlic
(GF) = Gluten Free

Weekly Specials

Weekly Specials
October 7th – October 13th

Appetizer -- Baked samosas -- $5.00                          
Wonton shell filled with Ground beef seasoned with Indian spices, potatoes and peas served with mango chutney

Salad -- Mediterranean -- $1.75/$2.35
Mixed greens, cucumbers, thin sliced red onions, red bell peppers, feta cheese, garbanzo beans and cous cous-Honey Dijon vinaigrette

Sandwich -- Fig and chicken -- $5.00
Ciabatta bread, shaved chicken, cream cheese mixed with blue crumbles, pureed figs, red onion and arugula

Vegetarian -- Roasted butternut squash (GF) -- $5.00
Roasted butternut squash filled with plant based sausage, sage, apples, cranberries and pecans

Weekly Specials
October 14th – October 20th

Appetizer -- Duck liver pate  -- $7.00                          
Hudson Valley duck liver, shallots, herbs, garlic and brandy, served with crostini

Salad -- Yam and kale salad (GF) -- $1.75/$2.35
Kale mixed with Arcadia greens, yams, craisins, walnuts and avocado

Sandwich -- Sloppy Joe sliders -- $5.00
Ground beef with onions and peppers in a spiced tomato sauce

Vegetarian -- Plant based chicken parmesan casserole -- $5.00
Plant based chicken, marinara, mozzarella, tomatoes and basil


Early Bird Choices

October 14th – October 17th

Fried catfish
Fried catfish, hushpuppies and Cajun slaw

Pan seared snapper (GF)
Pan seared and topped with corn and pepper relish

Aglio e olio
Capellini tossed in olive oil, garlic and parmesan

Salad entrée w/ shrimp or chicken
Large portion of a 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.



$1.20 each

Ocean Spray orange, apple or cranberry juice

Lemonade, pineapple juice, prune juice, V-8 or tomato juice

Milk (2%, whole, skim, almond)

100% Colombian coffee (regular or decaffeinated)

Hot or iced tea (unsweetened only)

Soft drinks (with free refills)

Wine & Beer

White Wines (Glass/Bottle)

Barefoot Pinot Grigio 4.00/12.00
Maso Canali Pinot Grigio 6.00/18.00
Copper Ridge Chardonnay 4.00/12.00
DeLoach Chardonnay 5.00/15.00
Copper Ridge White Zinfandel 4.25/13.00
Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling 5.00/15.00
Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 5.00/15.00
Crossings Sauvignon Blanc 5.00/15.00
Fre non-alcoholic chardonnay 5.00/15.00

Sparkling Wine
Korbel split 5.00

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
14 Hands Merlot 6.00/18.50
Gato-Negro Malbec 4.00/12.00
Erath Pinot Noir 7.00/20.00
Barossa Valley Estates Shiraz 5.00/15.00

Draught Beer
Seasonal - ask server for today’s selection 2.50

Bottled Beer
Coors Light 2.00
Yuengling Black and Tan 2.50
Guinness 3.00
Stella Artois 3.00
Becks non-alcoholic 3.00
Swamp head beer - Big Nose IPA or Wild night 1.50
Seasonal Beer 2.50 - ask your server for today’s selection

Always Available Menus:

Heart-Healthy Options

Ingredients Used


☼G♥- Jumbo shrimp cocktail -- $8.75

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

☼G- Stuffed avocado -- $7.10

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

☼◊ -Chicken tenders -- $3.30/ $4.60

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

☼Chicken wings -- (8) $5.10

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

1/2 rack baby back ribs (GF) -- $8

Slow roasted baby back ribs with a sweet and tangy BBQ sauce


*Caesar salad -- small $1.75/regular $2.35

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

♥House salad -- small $1.75/regular $2.35

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

Beet and goat cheese salad -- small $1.75/regular $2.35

Mixed greens, mandarin oranges, toasted almond, beets, and goat cheese

♥ 1905 salad small $2.25/Regular $4.05

Romaine lettuce, ham, turkey, olives, and Swiss cheese with a homemade 1905 dressing

♥Bonnie blue salad -- small $2.25/regular $3.90

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

Chef's Salad small $2.25/regular $4.05

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 ($4.75)
•Grilled salmon (7.55)
•Chicken, egg or tuna salad (4 oz scoop $3.15 ; 2 oz scoop $2.00)
•Lobster and crab salad (4 oz. scoop $4.10; 2 oz 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

1905 dressing (GF)
Balsamic vinegar(GF)
Balsamic vinaigrette(GF)
Bleu cheese
Blood orange and shallot vinaigrette(GF)
Golden Italian
Green Goddess
Homemade creamy bacon
Homemade apple vinaigrette
Honey mustard
Olive oil & red wine vinegar(GF)
Poppy seed
Thousand island
Vidalia onion



Petite filet mignon

A certified Angus beef steak, cut from the heart of the tenderloin and perfectly grilled to your liking. -- $12.90

Homemade meatloaf

Chef's homemade meatloaf with ground beef, fresh vegetables and brown gravy. $4.20 / $5.20

New Zealand lamb chops

Lightly seasoned and grilled to order, served with mint jelly cordon -- $10.25 / $13.75

New York Strip

Certified Angus beef strip steak grilled to your liking with boursin garlic and herb butter -- $10.25

Veal Milanese

Breaded veal cutlet flash fried and topped with diced red onions, diced tomatoes, garlic, Asiago cheese, extra virgin olive oil, arugula, and a balsamic reduction drizzle -- $9.25

Pan roasted pork

Pan roasted pork tenderloin with an Amerena cherry sauce -- $7.50


♥ Chicken breast

8 oz. chicken breast grilled, baked, sauteed, blackened, broiled or steamed. -- $4.75

Maple Leaf duck

1/2 Maple Leaf duck roasted or fried crispy, served with plum sauce -- $10.25


♥ Eggplant Parmesan

Panko crusted eggplant flash fried served over angel hair pasta with marinara, provolone and parmesan cheese -- $5.00

Zucchini boat

Sausage, yellow onion, red bell pepper, basil, zucchini, tomatoes, asiago, ricotta, panko, eggs, Topped with shredded mozzarella and marinara, then baked -- $5.00

♥ Vegetable stir fry -- (Vegan)

* GF Peppers, onions, carrots, zucchini, and broccoli pan seared with teriyaki sauce -- $5.00
(add tofu, shrimp, chicken, or Beyond sausage for an additional $2.00 up charge)


Chilean Sea Bass

Pan seared Chilean sea bass served with a teriyaki BBQ glaze -- $15.25


Salmon prepared your liking: Grilled, broiled, poached, etc. -- $7.55

Lobster Tails

Cold water lobster tails (5 - 6 oz.) broiled to perfection and served with drawn butter and lemon. -- $8.25 (one) / $14.25 (two)

Fish du Jour

Ask your server for the fish of the day -- $5.20

Crab Cakes

Lump crab, Old Bay, diced onions, peppers, and lemon pan seared and served with tartar sauce or Hollandaise -- $7.00 (one) / $10.00 (two)


Side Dishes


$1.25 per serving
Mashed potatoes, baked white cheddar mac and cheese, potato salad, whole wheat penne pasta with butter or Marinara sauce, onion rings, French fries, and (after 5pm) baked potato and sweet potato


$1.25 per serving
Asparagus, beets, broccoli (available au gratin), green peas, sugar snap peas, carrots, green beans, squash, spinach, corn on the cob, broccoli salad, coleslaw, tofu, 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.


$1.20 per serving

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

Sandwiches & Quiche

Deli sandwiches -- $2.35/$3.60

Choice of deli ham, deli turkey, egg salad, tuna salad or chicken salad on your choice of bread. -- Half $2.35 / Whole $3.60

Club sandwich -- $2.60/$3.65

Double or triple deck sandwich of deli turkey, deli ham, bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on your choice of bread. -- Half $2.60 / Whole $3.65

♥ Beyond burger -- $3.60

Plant based burger that looks, cooks and tastes like a fresh beef burger -- $3.60

Hot dog -- $2.20

Hebrew National all beef quarter pound hot dog grilled to order. -- $2.20
(Vegetarian "Beyond Sausage" also available)

Grilled cheese -- $1.10/$2.10

With your choice of bread and cheese. -- Half $1.10 / Whole $2.10

Lobster roll -- $5.80

Home made lobster salad in a New England style toasted roll -- $5.80

Bison sliders -- $4.60

Two sliders made with ground bison, very lean, full of nutrients, caramelized onions, and choice of cheese

Roast beef sandwich -- $4.60

Thinly sliced roast beef, toasted brioche bun, horseradish mayo, thinly sliced red onion, topped with arugula (lettuce, tomato and pickle setup)

Cauliflower crusted pizza of the day $4.70

Single serve pizza made daily with different toppings. (Pizza base is with shredded mozzarella and marinara sauce.) Ask your server for today's creation. -- $4.70

Quiche du Jour -- $3.35

Savory egg custard pie with the Chef's choice of ingredients. Ask your server for today's specials. -- $3.35

Bagel and Lox $5.10

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

Steakburger -- $4.70

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

Bread choices

Select from wheat, 7-grain, rye, white, Texas toast, (GF) white, (GF) roll, or hamburger bun


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. -- $3.20

Egg beater omelet -- high in protein, zero fat and cholesterol. All of the selections above are available. -- $3.20

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 -- $3.05

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 -- $3.05

Eggs Benedict: An English muffin topped with Canadian bacon, poached egg and Hollandaise sauce with diced black olives. -- $2.50 (one) / $3.50 (two)

Quiche du jour: Savory egg custard pie with the Chef's choice of ingredients. Ask your server for today's specials. -- $3.35

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. -- $3.05

Pancakes: Two buttermilk pancakes available plain or with blueberries. Served with butter and syrup. -- $3.05


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 (Small portion available for $0.80)

Yogurt parfait

Seasonal fresh fruit tossed with low-fat yogurt and topped with granola crunch. -- $3.05

Toasted bagel, scone or English muffin

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

Side items

$1.25 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 -- $2.20

Banana bread

Served toasted or not toasted -- $2.20

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

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