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Grove

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Tue, 6/18
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Menu subject to change.  (Last updated 06/13/19)
TABLE SHARES‎
9
Ricotta Toast (v)
Apple, herb butter, pistachio, whipped ricotta, fennel fronds, herb oil, seeded anadama
11
Black Eyed Pea Hummus (v)
Pita, cucumbers, beets, yogurt, sesame seeds
9
Asparagus Tempura (v)
Green goddess, herbs, celery pickles
14
Yellowfin Tuna Crudo
Roasted garlic, jaapeno vinegar, toasted sesame, green onion
13
Pierogis (v)
Pimento cheese, potato, mustard cream, mushroom crema
14
Goat Cheese Tart (v)
Custard, white cheddar, buttermilk vinaigrette, beet puree, shaved vegetable salad
10
Pork Meatballs
Red wine, pomodoro, basil, parmesan
14
Lobster Beignets
Old bay, dill, fennel, lemon aioli, apple
15
Beef Tartare
Onion, capers, herbs, egg yolk, mustard, toast, blue cheese
10
Smoked Salmon Dip
Butter crackers, herbs, pickled vegetables, creme fraiche
SOUP AND SALAD‎
6
Asparagus Soup (v)
Crème fraîche, fennel, chips
13
Kale Caesar (v)
Parmesan, potato, fried poached egg, breadcrumbs
13
Salt Roasted Beet Salad (v)
Whipped goat cheese, cashew butter, pistachio, greens
12
Citrus Salad (v)
Lettuce, fennel, feta, sunflower seeds, red onion, bread crumbs, yogurt
13
Brussel Sprout Cobb
Bacon, tomme, carrots, peas, asparagus, egg, croutons, sunflower seeds
Add chicken $6  salmon $8
DINNER‎
26
Duck Leg Confit
Kale stuffing, parsnip, mustard, dates, chili
29
Salmon
Confit carrot, rice, saffron mayo, arugula pistou, sherry
26
Pork Chop
Celery root puree, jalapeno, apple, maple gastrique, pickled turnip
24
Chicken
Boneless half, cauliflower, mushroom, kale, horseradish, capers
32
Lamb T-Bones
Black rice salad, yogurt, citrus, herbs, pistachio pesto
42
Steak
10oz. Ribeye, red wine, risotto, asparagus, sorrel, mushrooms, herbs
PASTA AND MORE‎
19
Pesto Pasta (v)
Kale, pepitas, onion, radiatore pasta, charred onions,
22
Butcher Shop Bolognese
Rigatoni pasta, pork, beef, parmesan, herbs
20
Swiss Chard Gnocchi (v)
Parmesan chips, brown butter, fennel, pickled raisins, mushrooms
19
Cacio e pepe (v)
Black pepper, parmesan, bucatini pasta, summer black truffle
15
Stuffed Cabbage (vg/gf)
Rice, cauliflower, tomato sauce, pickled carrots, caraway, raisin
16
Double Cheeseburger and Fries
American‎ cheese, pickles, pickled onion, yellow mustard, secret sauce, milk bun
15
Fried Chicken Sandwich and Fries
Buttermilk, pickle slaw, rooster-garlic aioli, seeded milk bun
21
Nettle Ravioli
Asparagus, charred pea broth, lemon, breadcrumb
DESSERT‎
8
Salted Dark Chocolate Fudge
Brown‎ butter, challah, peanut, bourbon, crème fraîche
8
Dilley's Favorite Butterscotch Pudding
Salted caramel, whipped cream, shortbread cookie
8
Eclair Cake
Vanilla‎ pudding, graham cracker, chocolate ganache, pistachio ice cream, wafers
8
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Citrus, creme fraiche, fennel, orange glaze
7
Buttermilk Pie
Orange sorbet, candied peel
About
Grove, an Essence Restaurant Group establishment, brings Farm-to-Table with modern, authentic cuisine featuring our Essence hallmarks: impeccable service and fresh, natural, local ingredients.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $35
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went on a Saturday nightie iwas early they were less than 1/2 full, were a table of 10 w/reservations 5 ordered the chicken sandwich of which two were full of skin and tough, one was undercooked and the other two were so dried out they...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Adam56
Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Adam, we truly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us, but we're sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. We pride ourselves on serving fresh, creative food and beverage with impeccable service and apologize for missing the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dish was very tasty, but I barely recognized what I was eating. My husband didn't care to go back, since he's kind of a meat and potatoes guy. While the food is freshly prepared, it is unusual, to say the least. Be sure to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank fussydiner2559
Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to share your honest feedback with us. We're sorry to hear you had trouble deciphering items on our menu, but are happy to tell you that we recently reworked our Summer Menu to feature comfort food, redefined—items that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch today with friends. Tough ticket for dinner I hear, but surprisingly empty for lunch. We shared the deviled eggs and Brussel sprouts. Amazing ! Girls had salads, the citrus and the beet. My friend did the pork sandwich and I had the double...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JimMunro
Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jim! Thanks so much for joining us for lunch and taking the time to write this thoughtful, kind review! We're thrilled to hear you and your friends all enjoyed our food, service, and ambiance, and look forward to seeing you back for dinner!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the creative menu, the excellent wine, food, and service. The butterscotch pudding is the best!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AJG613
Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you so much for being a loyal guest of Grove's and taking the time to write this kind, thoughtful review! We're pleased to hear you love our food and wine offerings, service, and ambiance, and hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A groovy place this Grove. We had a family party. Service, food, atmosphere, reservations all perfect. Will return happily.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank C2002SHmarkm
Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thank you so much for dining at Grove with your family and taking the time to write this kind, thoughtful review! We're glad to hear that you all enjoyed our creative, seasonal cuisine, as well as our service and ambiance, and we hope to...More

Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

My Mom wanted a nice, quiet conversational diner with just her kids and spouses; no grandkids to whoop it up. We chose the Grove as both my brother and I have dined there (separately) in the past. Our table was ready at the reserved time,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Phillip M
Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Hello, Phillip! Thank you for dining at Grove and taking the time to leave your honest feedback about your experience. We're glad to hear that you received exceptional service from our staff but do apologize for the long wait times from the kitchen. This truly...More

Reviewed April 14, 2019

The Grove has a quaint and inviting atmosphere. The staff is extremely attentive and makes sure that your experience is perfect. The food comes to the table as an artistic masterpiece, and tastes outstanding with a variety of flavors that explode in your mouth with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Hello, thank you so much for dining at Grove with your fiance and taking the time to write this kind, thoughtful review! We're glad to hear that you both enjoyed our creative, seasonal cuisine, as well as our service and ambiance, and we hope to...More

Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

We thought we would try this place again since.we had a gift card for it. For me and my lady we probably will not return, food was just ok, service good. Small plates yes but expensive for sureMore

Date of visit: March 2019
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Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2019

Hi Frank, we truly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us, but we're sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. We pride ourselves on serving fresh, creative food and beverage with impeccable service and apologize for missing the...More

Reviewed March 10, 2019

Eating date night dinner at the Grove with my fiance` was a comfortable and pleasing experience. They took every foods and gave them an eclectic twist that produced surprising new tastes and culinary experiences. The cozy ambiance of the venue and the warm waitstaff only...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ronald S
Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Hi Ronald, thank you so much for dining at Grove with your fiance and taking the time to write this kind, thoughtful review! We're glad to hear that you both enjoyed our creative, seasonal cuisine, as well as our service and ambiance, and we hope...More

Reviewed February 13, 2019

I had a very enjoyable meal with top of the line service! The presentation of the food is awesome and the taste is superb! I would go to this place for special occasions since everything is ala carte and pricey but would recommend for special...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sweediemi
Natalie T, Brand Representative at Grove, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to write this incredibly kind review of Grove! We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your dining experience with us and we hope to serve you again soon!

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Jackie W
March 19, 2016|
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Response from erglauren | Property representative |
Hi Jackie, Grove does not have a private dining room but our sister restaurant, Bistro Bella Vita, has a phenomenal space. Please visit our website to find out more information. Thanks!
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September 1, 2015|
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Response from erglauren | Property representative |
Hi! No dress code so whatever you are comfortable in. We look forward to seeing and serving you soon! Lauren Essence Restaurant Group
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