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Blue Elephant Craft Brew House

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS​
4.99
Sweet Potato Fries
Local norfolk grown sweet potatoes. Served with chipotle mayo
6.99
Hummus and Warm Grilled Flatbread
Our house blend of chickpeas, garlic and lemon served with warm grilled flatbread
9.99
Spinach, Sundried Tomato and Artichoke Dip
House blended and served with seasoned flour tortilla chips
6.99
Breaded Mushrooms
Bite size button mushrooms, lightly breaded and deep fried.
5.99
Feta shredded marble cheese +0.99
Jensen shredded marble cheese +0.99
Bruschetta Bread
Grilled tomatoes and red onions tossed in olive oil, garlic and basil. served on baked fresh Italian bread
11.99
Mexicali Nachos
Spiced beef, bell peppers, mushrooms, onions and Jensen shredded marble cheese heaped on a mountain of corn tortilla chips. served with salsa, sour cream, guacamole and jalapeno peppers.
21.99
Party Platter
A​ hearty selection of 3 Thai egg rolls, 1 lb of chicken wings, onion rings, and nacho chips with Jensen melted cheese. served with plum sauce, salsa, chili sauce, guacamole and jalapeno peppers
9.99
Chicken Quesadilla
Sautéed chicken, mushrooms and onion with Jensen shredded marble cheese, chili powder and garlic baked in a flour tortilla. served with sour cream and salsa.
12.99
Baked Brie and Fruit Salsa
Tangy cranberry salsa and oven baked Brie served with roasted garlic crostinis.
3.99
Feta shredded marble cheese +0.99
Jensen shredded marble cheese +0.99
Garlic Bread
Fresh Italian bread oven baked with garlic butter.
PASTA​
12.99
Penne Carbonara
Whole wheat penne tossed with sautéed mushrooms, onions and bacon. Finished in a white wine cream sauce.
14.99
Fusilli Nicoise
Sautéed chicken, tomatoes, mushrooms, green peppers, black olives and feta cheese tossed with white wine and pesto
12.99
Penne Pollo
Whole wheat penne with roasted chicken, mushrooms and broccoli tossed in a white wine cream sauce
13.99
Rotini Rustico
Whole wheat rotini served with garlic sauteed spinach, local shiitake mushrooms and bacon tossed in a white wine cream sauce.
13.99
Fettuccini Florentine
Fettuccini tossed with roasted red peppers, baby spinach and feta cheese in a white wine cream sauce.
13.99
Cranberry Chicken Penne
Whole wheat penne tossed with sauteed chicken, julienned vegetables and our house made cranberry mustard cream sauce.
SOUPS​
4.25
Soup of the Day
Changes daily and always a treat! Please ask your server.
4.99
Shiitake Mushroom Consommé
Fresh local oak grown shiitake mushrooms and leeks blended to make a perfect consommé.
5.25
Oak Grown Shiitake Cream Soup
Tender local shiitake mushrooms simmered in a “pottage” style cream.
5.99
Salmon and Leek Chowder
A creamy chowder with the perfect amount of pacific salmon and fresh leeks.
1/2 size order 9.99
Full order 11.99
Seafood +4.99
Lunch in a Bowl
This​ famous Thai soup is a meal in itself. loaded with vegetables and served with your choice of pork or chicken and rice or noodles - spicy or not.
5.99
Chicken and Coconut Soup
A​ creamy chicken and mushroom coconut delight with just the right amount of spice.
4.99
Tom Yam Kung Soup
“Hot and sour prawn soup” - a Thai favourite! prawns and button mushrooms lightly blanched and served in a hot and sour broth.
SALADS​
5.99
Appetizer 3.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Mixed Greens Salad
A medley of the finest fresh garden greens, including red onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, and cucumber. Served with one of our custom house dressings!
10.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Caramelized Chicken and Almond Salad
Fresh garden greens topped with local honey glazed chicken and almonds and drizzled with a house made soy vinaigrette.
9.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Elephant Classic Salad
Crisp spring greens with grapes, walnuts and goat cheese served with roasted red pepper vinaigrette.
10.99
Appetizer 8.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Jerk Chicken Salad
A bed of fresh garden greens topped with fruit salsa, warm grilled chicken breast, tomatoes and cucumbers. Served with a side of jerk chicken sauce and raspberry vinaigrette
8.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Maple Nut Salad
Fresh​ mixed greens topped with norfolk peanuts, cashews, pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, golden raisins and sultana raisins. Served with our own maple balsamic dressing.
8.99
Appetizer 6.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Feta and Spinach Salad
Crisp baby spinach, feta, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, mushrooms and onions served with a sun dried tomato vinaigrette.
8.99
Appetizer 6.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Greek Salad
Prepared with fresh garden greens, feta cheese, black olives, tomato, cucumber and onions complemented with our own honey basil vinaigrette.
8.99
Appetizer 6.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine tossed with a creamy caesar dressing, crispy bacon bits, garlic croutons and topped with long shredded parmesan cheese.
9.99
Grilled chicken breast +3.99
4 oz. Salmon fillet +5.99
Warm Shiitake Mushroom Salad
Garden greens, including tomatoes, and cucumber. Topped with succulent local shiitake mushrooms, pine nuts and leeks sautéed in our special herb dressing
PUB FARE​
12.99
Steak Pie
Tender chunks of braised beef in pastry. served with vegetable and Irish champ (mashed potatoes with green onion).
17.99
Roasted Red Pepper Chicken
Oven roasted chicken breast served on a bed of spinach and topped with a creamy roasted red pepper sauce.
13.99
Bangers and Mash
Traditional English bangers grilled to perfection and finished with our very own brown sauce. served with mashed potatoes and vegetables.
19.99
Walnut Crusted Chicken Breast
A succulent ontario chicken breast coated with toasted walnuts, oven roasted to perfection and topped with a maple curry glaze
Full rack 29.99
1/2 rack of new zealand lamb 23.99
Rack of New Zealand Lamb
Succulent roasted New Zealand lamb complemented with glazed shallots from the #1 growers in ontario accompanied by your choice starch and a medley of seasonal vegetables.
6 oz 13.99
8 oz 16.99
Steak and Chips
Charbroiled striploin with a demi-glace sauce. Accompanied by a medley of vegetables and your choice of potatoes.
1 person 13.99
2 people 18.99
Fajitas
Your​ choice of chicken or steak - served with flour tortillas and all the trimmings
2.99
6Oz Grilled Beef Tenderloin
Bacon wrapped V.G. Packers beef tenderloin grilled to perfection. Topped with a mushroom demi glace. Accompanied by choice of potato and seasonal vegetables.
13.99
Liver and Onions
Two slices of beef liver pan seared with onions and mushrooms and finished with a red wine demi glace. Served with roasted potatoes and vegetables
19.99
Pumpkin Seed Crusted Pork Tenderloin (V.G. Packers)
Smothered with sautéed shiitake mushrooms.Served with sweet potato fries and seasonal vegetables.
SANDWICHES​
All served with French fries or small tossed salad with your choice of dressing.
9.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
Tortilla Wraps
Flour tortilla wrapped with your choice of chicken caesar, Mexican chicken, crispy chicken, turkey bacon, or california vegetable
8.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
Blue Elephant Club
“Our​ house specialty.” sliced smoked turkey, fried egg, tomato, cheese and bacon on toasted white or brown bread.
8.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
Turkey Bacon Guacamole
Sliced smoked turkey, crisp bacon, tomato, lettuce and guacamole on a fresh panini bun.
10.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
Philly Steak Sandwich
Shaved prime rib with sautéed onions, mushrooms and peppers. Served on a panini bun with melted cheddar.
10.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
Curried Chicken Sandwich
Curried roasted chicken breast on fresh panini bun with roasted garlic mayonnaise and housemade three pepper relish.
9.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
BBQ Chicken Panini
Grilled chicken breast with BBQ sauce, white cheddar, bacon, lettuce and tomato on a fresh panini bun.
9.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
Wild Salmon Sandwich
Barbequed​ salmon loin with lettuce, tomato and red pepper mayonnaise on a fresh panini bun
8.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
Tusker's 6Oz Burger
Lean 6oz prime rib burger served on a kaiser bun with lettuce, tomato and pickle. Served with fries or salad.
12.99
French fries
Small tossed salad
Steak Sandwich
Open faced 6oz striploin with sautéed mushrooms and onions. Served with your choice of fries or salad
THAI SPECIALTIES & CURRIES​
11.99
1/2 size order 9.99
Seafood 4.99
Lunch in a Bowl
This​ famous Thai soup is a meal in itself. Loaded with vegetables and served with your choice of pork or chicken and rice or noodles - spicy or not.
9.99
Thai Omelette
With cashew nuts, green onions, bacon and chili paste. Served with a medley of vegetables and rice
13.99
Seafood +4.99
Traditional Pad Thai
Sauteed bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, leeks, garlic, ginger and rice noodles tossed with red curry and teriyaki sauce, topped with norfolk peanuts. Your choice of chicken or pork
11.99
Seafood +4.99
Thai Fried Rice
Stir-fry of mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, bacon ginger, garlic and rice tossed with sweet chilli sauce and teriyaki.
10.99
Veggie Stirfry with Rice
Stir fried tofu and veggies complemented with a sesame soy chili. Served with steamed rice
13.99
Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
Tender​ strips of beef stir-fried with broccoli florets in a sweet and spicy sauce. Served with steamed rice
16.99
Five Spice Chicken Stirfry
Vegetable stirfry tossed with rice noodles and topped with an oven roasted chinese five spice marinated chicken breast.
14.99
Green Chicken Curry
Succulent chicken, bamboo, onions and peppers simmered in coconut milk and green curry. Served with steamed rice and fresh vegetables.
16.99
Cracker Meal Crusted Chicken
A breast of chicken coated in cracker meal, oven roasted and finished with our homemade Thai curry mustard glaze on a bed of tomato sauce. served with steamed rice and vegetables.
11.99
Chicken +3.99
Pork +3.99
Vegetarian Curry
Vegetables and tofu accented with red curry and coconut cream sauce. Served with steamed rice.
SEAFOOD​
16.99
Pan Seared Salmon
Seasoned with fresh thyme and black pepper. Served with spinach risotto and roasted vegetables.
17.99
Sesame Crusted Teriyaki Salmon Filet
A fresh atlantic salmon filet crusted with sesame seeds, oven roasted and brushed with a teriyaki glaze. Served with steamed rice and vegetables.
14.99
Starch choice +1.99
Poached Salmon
For the health conscious. Atlantic salmon poached with onions, tomato and leek. Served with extra sauteed vegetables (no starch).
14.99
Pan Seared Lake Erie Whitefish
Your choice of lemon butter, marinara sauce or spicy Thai. complemented with steamed rice and vegetables
24.99
Black Tiger Shrimp and Scallops
6 large (21/25) shrimp and 6 large scallops pan seared. Simmered with a lemon butter sauce and served with vegetables and rice.
1 pc 9.99
2nd pc 3.99
Fish and Chips
One large piece (full fillet) of pickerel in a traditional English style beer batter.
8.99
Thai Steamed P.E.I. Mussels
Fresh mussels steamed in a Thai coconut curry sauce.
DESSERTS​
6.99
Home Made Bread Pudding
Everyone’s favourite - a real comfort dessert served with our own caramel sauce.
4.99
Lemon Meringue
Clouds of light, semi tart cream and perfect meringue.
5.99
Chocolate Truffle
It’s to die for
4.99
Mom's Rice Pudding
Our secret receipe using whole brown rice and wild rice. Served with fruits and whipped cream.
6.99
Homemade Applecrisp
It’s the best of the best! Served warm with ice-cream. Norfolk apples - direct from norfolk growers
5.99
Angel Food Cake
Baked here; served with a lemon custard and fresh berries. “A nice lite dessert”
5.99
Sour Cherry New York Cheesecake
Made with norfolk’s sour cherries (#1 in ontario)
6.99
Crispy Creamy Deep Fried Cheesecake
A variety of delectable flavours to choose from - ask your server! Served with a scoop of ice cream.
4.99
Creme Caramel
It’s a timeless favourite - a rich smooth egg custard with caramelized sugar.
5.25
Fruit Plate
Great as a start, finish or just a snack. Cubes of fruit served with a fruit yogurt dip.
BEVERAGES​
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
B-52
Grand marnier, kahlua, bailey’s
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Cafe Amaretti
Amaretto and kahlua
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Coffee Supreme
Brandy, triple sec, kahlua
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Cafe Diablo
Brandy, grand marnier, sambucca
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Grand Coffee
Grand marnier, kahlua
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Irish Coffee
Irish whiskey and kahlua
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Italian Coffee
Grand marnier, amaretto, frangelico
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Jamaican Coffee
Dark rum and tra maria
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Mexican Coffee
Kahlua and tequila
1 oz 5.50
2 oz 7.50
Spanish Coffee
Brandy and kahula
About
The Blue Elephant offers a number of atmosphere options to make sure you have exactly the experience you're looking for. Do you want a restaurant with a relaxing, homey comfort? Try our Dining Rooms. Looking for a bit more flair in your atmosphere? The Thai Room adds a little spice to your ambiance. Do you want to hit the pub for a relaxing pint? Our Brewhouse has a warm and friendly bar and a selection of delicious fresh-brewed beers. Mouth-Watering Made-In-House Dishes At the Blue Elephant, we want your dining experience to be absolutely perfect. That's one of the reasons we make certain that our entire menu is made-to-order, allowing you to make any tweaks to our recipes to suit dietary restrictions
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wé have enjoyed this restaurant for many years but this changed last night. My husband and I ordered Thaï: Green Curry and Pad Thaï. Both were completely flavourless. Thé small portion of Green Curry didn't upset us because it wasn't worth eating. To make it...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Innerbay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read reviews of the place previously, it was our destination for lunch and we were not disappointed. Had the lunch special quiche (big portion) and very tasty. Grilled cheese sandwich on artisinal was big enough to take half home. Sampled some of their beers...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Winky01
Reviewed February 6, 2019

The Blue Elephant Craft Brew House is a delightful restaurant in Simcoe. I highly recommended it. The service is very good, if not excellent, the menu varied and everything I have tried, from fish and chips to the same burger, is quite good. There wine...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Richard F
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We have been to a lot of brew pubs over the years. Typically we find some beers we like and others not so much. The Blue Elephant has a great selection of beers to try, uniquely served as a sharing flight in a sculpture elephant...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank wmwatson57
Reviewed December 3, 2018

We have been going to the Blue Elephant for years. Whenever we are in Simcoe we eat there. It is a very quirky, fun and tasty place to eat. Whether you eat outside on one of their patios, in the bar or dining room the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Janice L
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

A Philly does not go on a dinner roll and since you want to block my comment from your Facebook page you can have it here. It looks more like a baked potato and clearly an embarrassment. As a chef I would never serve such...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We ate here last night with 10 friends. We all received our orders and were out the door in 90 minutes. The restaurant is in an older style home. The decor was reminiscent of the early 1900’s. It is also a microbrewery. Their beer was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SweetAdeline743
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The Blue Elephant is an amazing place. My fave there would be the Tai egg rolls , wings, and of course their in house crafted beer...love the seasonal ones they make with strawberries and pumpkin

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank subewankanobi
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We had a great meal here. The staff were attentive and the food was good except for the fries. (We had the Hamburger Meal) The fries were dry and we did mention it to our waitress who was very receptive to our comments. The burger...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Susan B
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Love the thai lunch bowl. Delicious flavour. Service is always good. The wraps are also a great lunch option. Even better out of the panini press

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank joanne d
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Michelle G
November 30, 2018|
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Response from keith a | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can purchase Blue Elephant gift certificates that can be used for food and drink.
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dianebrenneman
June 12, 2016|
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Sorry, don't know. We go there mainly for their chicken wings which are outstanding!
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June 12, 2016|
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Response from June F | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they serve fresh perch and pickerel as it is plentiful around here especially this time of year. As for the other fish, you would have to contact them directly to find out. Their fish dishes are always very good.
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