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The Mustard Seed

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Mon, 5/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$20 - $39
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

APPETIZERS‎
18
smoked salmon carpaccio
lemon dill sauce shaved fennel and orange
15
a trio of crab cakes
asian vinaigrette
SALAD‎
21
shrimp louie
prawns, avocado, egg, tomato, olives thousand island dressing
21
crab cakes caesar
sun dried tomatoes, ciabatta croutons
15
almond curry tuna
served with ciabatta bread a perennial favorite
21
grilled salmon caesar
a favorite fish on top of our version of the classic (please allow 10 minute).
20
cobb
grilled chicken, egg, shaft’s bleu, apple wood smoked bacon
9
caesar salad
sun dried tomatoes, ciabatta croutons
9
the house salad
just a few things we found in the fridge and some croutons
SOUP‎
8
tomato bisque soup
8
french onion soup gratinee
13
soup and half-sandwich of the day
13
soup and caesar salad or house salad
13
soup and grilled cheddar on brioche
SANDWICHES‎
Served with organic spring greens with raspberry vinaigrette or French fries .
13
raspberry vinaigrette
french fries
roasted organic turkey, mango chutney and avocado on organic multi-grain
13
raspberry vinaigrette
french fries
abclt with avocado, smoked bacon cheddar on organic multi-grain
14
raspberry vinaigrette
french fries
chicken club with brie and smoked bacon on brioche
13
raspberry vinaigrette
french fries
almond curry tuna on organic multi-grain
13
raspberry vinaigrette
french fries
grilled cheddar on brioche with french fries
29
raspberry vinaigrette
french fries
shrimp and sun dried tomato risotto
baby spinach, parmesan
29
raspberry vinaigrette
french fries
gnocchi with lobster
baby bella mushrooms, leeks and creme fraiche
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lunch was 75 minutes for food, service was very poor and owner blamed us for complaining about wait for food after ordering. Good food but this is a joke.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Davis is surrounded by many amazing small farms growing the most delicious produce in the country. And yet my salad and main course (scallops) had fat and tough asparagus. And my scallop dish had pink and mealy tomatoes (out of season). It is the same...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Diana M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently had dinner at the Mustard Seed in Davis, CA and it was fantastic. The French onion soup was pure comfort food and the tomato bisque with the puff pastry on top was divine! There were 4 of us and we all had something different...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank G3295WVkarenl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is conveniently located with Excellent meals and a charming venue. The waiter and staff wer Attentive, engaged and efficient.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Daydream529254
Reviewed April 13, 2019

There is nothing special about a lunch at the Mustard Seed. It is blah, uninteresting and dull to the tastes; it is, in short, not worth a visit. Apparently, there is new ownership who have adopted much the same menu as before. It was not...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Davisdude
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner here last night with another couple before a concert in Davis. It was really quite a surprise how good everything was. Every staff member we encountered was also gracious, pleasant and efficient. We had seared duck breast with asparagus and sweet potato...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mendo2CA
Reviewed January 19, 2019

I'd heard this place was sold and decided to drop by to see if the cuisine had changed. Esther greeted me and my companion as we walked in and confirmed new ownership with same menu. We didn't have reservations, but Esther found us a table...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Lunchtime visit, kinda high end restaurant, but kinda not. I’m not really into the organic food thing, but yeah. I’d go back. Pricing isn’t terrible and the food is enjoyable.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rice504
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

I was treating my bfs daughter at UCD for dinner. I am so over the burger-pizza-Thai options that proliferate in Davis. I called a friend who recommended The Mustard Seed. When we walked into the house that serves as the restaurant and it reminded us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Cozy, intimate and the food is really good. Make a reservation as it's difficult to get in on the weekends. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
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I would call the restaurant directly. They do have certificates.
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I suggest that you call The Mustard Seed and ask what might be possible for a gift certificate for your son. The staff there fields calls from literally all over the world.I cannot imagine that it would not be possible for... More
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