Today is Thursday, September 20th 2018.

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Good to Eat

Today's Soups:
Creamy chicken & rice soup
Black bean vegetable soup

Special Menus:

Chef's Daily Specials

September 17 - September 23

Mon 9/17
Lunch: (GF) Soft shell fish tacos -- $5
Dinner #1: *Meat lasagna with garlic bread -- $6
Dinner #2: (GF) Beef stroganoff with or without noodles -- $6

Tues 9/18
Lunch: Turkey burger with avocado, bacon, and Swiss -- $5
Dinner #1: * Tilapia Milanese -- $6
Dinner #2: (GF) ½ Roasted chicken with potato kugel -- $6

Wed 9/19
Lunch: Pulled BBQ pork sandwich (GF without bun) -- $5
Dinner #1: (GF) Vegetable lentil stuffed pepper -- $6
Dinner #2: * Chicken Francese -- $7

Thurs 9/20
Lunch: (GF) White beans and barley with grilled shrimp -- $6
Dinner #1: (GF) Country captain chicken -- $6
Dinner #2: Coconut shrimp with fruit salsa and mango dipping sauce -- $7

Fri 9/21
Lunch: (GF) Pulled turkey salad on a bed of greens -- $5
Dinner #1: * Homemade chicken Alfredo manicotti -- $8
Dinner #2: (GF) Pomegranate salmon -- $6

Sat 9/22
Lunch: (GF) Shrimp and grits -- $6
Dinner #1: (GF) Curry chicken and vegetables with farro -- $7
Dinner #2: (GF) Moroccan lamb shank -- $8

Sun 9/23
Lunch: See Sunday Brunch Menu for details
Dinner #1 Asian pot sticker salad -- $7
Dinner #2: Chef’s choice -- $6

*contains garlic
(G)-Gluten Free

Weekly Specials

September 17th – September 23rd

Appetizer -- Parmesan crusted artichoke hearts -- $4.00
Artichoke hearts tossed with panko bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and extra virgin olive oil, flash fried and served with a basil garlic aioli

Salad -- Greek salad (GF) -- $3.75/$4.70
Romaine lettuce, kalamata olives, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, feta cheese served with feta cheese vinaigrette

Sandwich -- Gyro -- $5.00
Seared beef and lamb stuffed into a pita with diced tomatoes, cucumbers, shredded lettuce and Tzatziki sauce

Vegetarian -- Vegetarian pad thai -- $5.00
Noodles, shredded carrot, scallion, snow peas, sprouts, peppers, onions, tossed in a chili sauce with crushed peanuts


Early Bird Choices

September 17th – September 20th

Tortellini Carbonara
Cheese tortellini tossed in a bacon, parmesan cream sauce

Vegetable lasagna
Assorted vegetable lasagna baked and topped with marinara sauce

Black king fish
Warm water fish with a mild and meaty flesh pan seared and served with or without a tomato lemon caper sauce

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

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!

Gretchen Brill --2109
David & Nancy Boyd -- 4203
David & Jean D'Costa -- 5262
Ted Koontz -- 2112
Bill & Jeanne Earley -- 2120
Dick & Gisela McFarland -- 4119
Tamar & Arshag Hajian -- 2219
Phil & Pat Toskes -- 4214
Fritz Kahn & Ellen Efros -- 3223
Richard & Margo Pettway -- 2223
Jeani Valter -- 3222
Ed & Kate Wilkinson -- 2100
Margarete Ruth -- 2126

Moving About ...

Roxanne Bleiweis to 2210
Dale Thompson to 1915


Joe Gilkey - September 20th
Clotiel Caffey - September 21st
Bob Blood - September 24th
Lou Simpson - September 23rd
George Lewis - September 23rd
John Higdon - September 22nd


Nita Beckman and George Beckman - 63rd Anniversary

Sally Glaze and Leon Glaze - 66th Anniversary

Patsy Nelms and Warren Nelms - 60th Anniversary

Ron Finch and Arline Finch - 57th Anniversary

Jim Piety and Joyce Piety - 66th Anniversary



Jack Hays -- September 17
Charlie Sanford -- September 4
Doris Saliwanchik -- August 29
Carol van Eldik -- August 24

OH Special Niches


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