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Sat, 7/4
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$50 - $155
CUISINES
American, Italian, Wine Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

FARM SPREADS​
Served family style
Artisan Bread and Local Fromage Board
Local and House Made Cheese, Brick Oven Baked Artisan Loaves, Seasonal Pestos and Jams
$9 per person
Charcuterie
Cured Meats, Patés, Marinated Vegetables, Fruits, Artisan Bread
$12 per person
Sicilian Cauliflower with Grilled Lamb Heart
Golden Raisins, Pine Nuts, Honey Gastrique, Pickled Shallots
$14
FROM THE GARDEN​
Pistachio Soup
Goat Cheese Mousse, Farm Plum Relish, Arizona Oyster Mushrooms, House Cured Bacon, Basil
$12
Shaved Melon Salad
Honey Lime Vinaigrette, Basil Puree, Feta, Cucumber, Red Onion
$14
Maya's Foraged Garden
A Daily Offering from Maya's Garden of Seasonal Vegetables
$14
Roasted Beet Semi Salad
Apples, Sunchoke Chips, Hazelnuts, Arugula, Smokey Blue Cheese Dressing
$14
RAW-SEA & LAND​
Aged New York Strip Carpaccio
Crispy Artichokes, Parmesan, Arugula, Lemon, Olive Oil
$18
Hamachi Crudo
Kumquats, Tomato Vinaigrette, Olive Relish, Baby Fennel, Kohlrabi, Garlic Chips
$16
HAND CRAFTED PASTAS​
Potato Gnocchi
AZ Blue Oyster Mushrooms, Sugar Snap Peas, Duck Confit, Spring Garlic, Mint, Espellette
$28
Fettuccine
Eggplant Escabeche, White Anchovies, Shaved Fennel, Campari Tomatoes, Bread Crumbs
$28
MAIN COURSE​
Dayboat Alaskan Halibut
Sweet Tomato Puree, Poached Tomatoes, Tempura Squash Blossom, Zucchini, Ascolano Olives, Basil
$42
Aged New York Strip
Charred I'itoi Onion Puree, Fiddlehead Ferns, Shishito Peppers, King Trumpets, Fingerling Potato Chips, Fried Egg
$45
"Grimaud Farms" Duck Breast
Crimson Lentils, Frisee Salad, Braised Greens, Pickled Mushrooms, Heirloom Tomatoes, Roasted Apples
$42
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

Every part of the evening was delightful from the fire pit and craft cocktail to the dessert and everything in between. This is one of the most beautiful historic homes with an ambiance unrivaled. The serene setting and impeccable local ingredients create a wonderful experience.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

My family went there for my father's 94th birthday. Several local members of the family had been there before. We called in advance to make sure our party of 9 could be accommodated in quiet location. We provided some special dietary restrictions (and were told...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

We went on the weekend knowing it was prix fixe, so no disappointment as to the choice limitation. The three course choices (3,4,5) offered the ability to choose between fish and fowl on the 4 and 5 course menus. The charcuterie was superb. The Cauliflower...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

They only have a set menu and don’t allow any substitutions on weekends. Not even for fish. So we were not able to stay.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020 via mobile

The charcuterie board for the first course was the best part of the meal. That and the bread offering. From there the food went downhill and was pretty bland. We were surprised since it was beautifully presented. The staff was superb and the food timing...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 10, 2020

We went in with a group of about 45 people that was preset and from the moment we got there, it was clear that they were short handed and ill prepared for our group. One person running appetizers. We arrived at 7 and finally got...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 29, 2019

We went to Quiessence at the Farm during the Thanksgiving holiday season to celebrate a birthday. The ambiance is rustic elegance with beautiful outdoor seating and cozy indoor seating. The indoor seating was a bit loud due to the tile flooring but the tables were...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

Four of us ate at Quiessence. Everyone was very pleased. All courses were very tasty and fun; combinations you might not think of, all beautifully arranged. The entrees were the prize. I had swordfish, and it was absolutely magnificent. My dinner companions had the steak,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

My husband and I made a reservation for an outside table. It really was idyllic. Sitting outside under the stars with soft lights strung on a tree in the back yard of this restaurant...perfect setting. Brandy was our server and she was an essential part...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

My wife and I ate here on a Friday night in January 2019. We were attracted by the menu and it’s reputation for being fresh and local as well as high quality. We were not disappointed. From our greeting by the hostess to the wait...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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You can do the tasting menu or you can order food items ala carte. You choose. Enjoy!
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