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The Jacobson

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Thu, 4/25
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Seasonal plates meant to be shared or enjoyed individually
Grilled Oysters on the Half Shell
Fresh Blue Point oysters topped with compound butter & Pecorino Romano cheese. Grilled in the shell & served with Farm to Market baguette & grilled lemon
Trio-of-Spreads* ** ^
A seasonal collection of housemade spreads. Served with housemade lavosh & grilled bread
Baked Brie with Dried Fruit & Bacon Crumble
Served with grilled baguette & lavosh
Baked Shrimp & King Crab Dip
Goat cheese, lump crab, shellfish, fresh herbs & spice. Served with grilled bread & housemade lavosh
Bruleed Goat Cheese & Herb Roasted Balsamic Grapes
Served with fig jam & grilled baguette
Add Featured House-Cured Salmon 8
Add Grilled & Chilled Shrimp 8
Add Poached Lobster 15
Artisanal Cheeses*
A curated selection of cheeses served traditionally with seasonal fruit, housemade trail mix & housemade lavosh
Add Featured House-Cured Salmon 8
Add Grilled & Chilled Shrimp 8
Add Poached Lobster 15
Charcuterie Board^
A curated selection of cured and cooked meats. Traditionally presented with grilled baguette, olive mix, giardiniere, and select condiments
Fire-Roasted Octopus & Peppers
Red wine poached & finished on the grill. Served with fire-roasted shallots, sweet mini peppers & jalapenos. Finished with fried chickpeas, orange segments, micro greens & fresh tangerine sauce
Goat Cheese Stuffed Meatballs
Beef & pork, goat cheese & fresh herbs. Finished with San Marzano tomato sauce, dried roasted garlic, parmesan, micro basil & crostini
Wild Mushroom Ragout & Crispy Polenta
Crispy polenta bits topped with mushroom ragout & Gruyere cheese. Finished with seasonal micro greens
Large signature salads may be enjoyed as listed, or with your choice of additions: Herb-grilled chicken or portobello +$6; Grilled salmon, shrimp, or steak +$8; poached lobster +$15
Roasted Beet Salad
Mixed field greens, roasted beets, orange segments, shaved fennel & toasted almonds. Dressed with citrus vinaigrette
Fig, Feta & Blistered Peppers
Warm fire-roasted sweet peppers, jalapenos, shallots & fresh herb salad with figs. Finished with ancho fig jam, feta cheese, herb-infused oil & fresh lime
Ancient Grain Bowl*
Warm farro, quinoa, sautéed tart apple, dried cranberries, toasted almonds & pumpkin seeds. Topped with herb salad &finished with poached egg
The Jacobson Wedge
Crisp iceberg, heirloom tomatoes, house-made lardons, chipped hard egg & Maytag blue cheese. Dressed with creamy buttermilk dressing & finished with crispy onion straws
Crispy Asian*
Napa cabbage, bok choy glass noodles, crisp red peppers, peas, carrots & spicy cashews lightly dressed with our sesame-ginger dressing & topped with crispy wonton strips
Chopped Romaine
Polenta croutons, classic Caesar dressing & shaved Parmesan
Seafood & Saffron
Salmon, shrimp, mussels, scallops, calamari, seasonal vegetables & more. Presented in a delicate saffron cream sauce
Bourbon-Glazed Cedar Plank Salmon
Served with root vegetable hash, wilted greens, & warm potato salad
Espresso-Rubbed Duroc Pork Confit
Served over truffled sweet potato mash & saute'ed Swiss chard. Finished with crispy onion straws
Pan Seared Jumbo Scallops
Served with brown butter over ancient grains with pistachios, fresh herbs & fresh pink grapefruit segments
Nashville Hot Chicken
Inspired by Hattie B's in Nashville. Fried. Crispy. Sweet & Hot. Warm potato salad, Texas toast & housemade pickles
Add Goat Cheese Stuffed Meatballs 5
Strozzapreti Pasta* **
Fresh pasta, tossed with fire-roasted zucchini, squash, red peppers & Kalamata olives. Tossed with a spicy San Marzano tomato sauce and finished with fried capers & micro greens
Fresh Harvest Lasagna* **
Fresh pasta sheets layered with kale, grilled zucchini, squash, red peppers, mushrooms, & Dalya mozzarella. All smothered in roasted garlic marinara
Pan-Seared Shrimp & Scallops^
Sautéed with lemon, garlic, white win, butter &fresh herb. Served over roasted zucchini, squash, tomato, red peppers & quinoa
All our steaks are hand-cut and aged in-house. Each charbroiled to order. Sliced thick & finished with bone marrow butter. Served with roasted mushrooms, crispy potato &seasonal vegetable. Add Jacobson style +$4; poached lobster or seared scallops +$15
6oz 32
Bistro Filet
12oz 36
Kansas City Strip
16oz 42
10 oz. hand-pattied charbroiled, on toasted seeded butter toasted bun, with choice of side
Add Bacon or Fried Egg 2
Add Truffle Fries 2
The All-American
Add Bacon or Fried Egg 2
Add Truffle Fries 2
The Jacobson Burger
Our signature burger. Voted Best in Missouri! Topped with short-rib marmalade, bone marrow butter & crispy onion straws
The Dip
12-hour slow roasted herb-encrusted roast beef, hand sliced & piled high on butter toasted Farm to Market baguette & topped with Gruyere cheese. Served with horseradish cream & au jus for dipping
Bistro Melt
Charbroiled beef medallions on toasted baguette. Finished with blue cheese relish & crispy onion straws
Choose any 3 & make it a meal $18.95
Sesame-Encrusted Oyster
Truffle Fries
Crispy Roma Potatoes
Herb -Roasted Beets with Pear & Pistachios
Warm Roasted Potato Salad
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Fire-Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Medly
Root Vegetable Hash & Wilted Greens
Herb-Roasted Wild Mushroom & Shallots
Frozen Trio
A season selection of house-made gelato and/or ice cream artfully presented
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Finished with fresh cream & berries
Angel Food Cake
Served a la mode with peach jam & pistachio crumble
Baked Pears a La Mode
Finished with honey & spice
Salted Butterscotch Pudding
Award winning!
Dutch Baby
A Jacobson Signature! Our baby cakes are baked & served hot in a cast iron skillet. topped with seasonal inspirations. Great for sharing
The Jacobson or just simply “The J” is a cozy yet modern eatery with local seasonal items inspired by the flavors, spices, & cuisines of the Midwest and beyond. The J’s sharable “Mingle” plates along with innovative signature cocktail and flask service provide a unique mix of dining and socializing. Nestled in the historic Crossroads Arts District “The J” is situated in a converted industrial 4,000 square foot warehouse once occupied by A.D Jacobson. Interestingly enough, A.D. Jacobson was the brother of Edward “Eddie” Jacobson. Eddie Jacobson was a business partner and close personal friend of Harry S. Truman. The two owned and operated The Truman and Jacobson Haberdashery together
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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All reviews brunch butterscotch pudding pork confit truffle fries chateaubriand scallops club sandwich hamburger brussel sprouts salad the crossroads during restaurant week bottomless mimosas their specialty large party business dinner friday night
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Great breakfast. We enjoyed the skillet, truffle fries and Nashville hot chicken. The chicken was perfectly crispy. Bottomless mimosas, Bellinis, and Bloody Marys. Great atmosphere and patio. Would recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MGMJ18
Reviewed February 26, 2019

My husband and I had a lovely lunch here during Restaurant Week. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and have already made a reservation to return in February! Let me give the "down-side" items first: Parking is a challenge. The restaurant does not validate parking, so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Galeda
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We will definitely be back. A great Saturday brunch. Terrific service. Responsive. Caring management. Great ingredients handled creatively. Great job.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank riokc1800
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Went there with a large party and had a great time. The place was cozy and kinda loud which made made it difficult to talk across the table. The beers were cold and the cocktails were just right. I had the Chateaubriand which was delicious....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kcfrog81
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Upon arrival for our reservation at 7:00 on a weekday evening, we immediately felt the temperature to be uncomfortably warm. I asked our server if there was an issue with the air conditioning. I was told that "it was to be expected" since this was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We attempted to eat here and were sadly disappointed by the terrible service. I will also note that the place was empty on a Saturday night, yet we were still treated poorly. Rude waitstaff and management that offers no solutions but only fakely apologizes. Save...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ellamay89
Steven R, Manager at The Jacobson, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hello and thank you for your comments. We appreciate your review and are sorry to hear our restaurant did not meet your expectations, as The Jacobson always aim to provide exceptional food and service to our guests. We do hope that you will try us...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We arrived 13 people to a reservation we made far in advance for a party. We were refused service immediately upon arrival. We were attending a reservation for a pre-wedding party (I will note we were on time). There was no reason given other than...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Alix S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

DO NOT EAT HERE, Had my birthday brunch here and my BFF found a roach stuck to the inside bottom of her cup after drinking her coffee down to almost nothing. When brought to the Manager attention all she could say was it wasn't suppose...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mckoy6
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I love this place. Love it. Comfortable patio and inviting dining/bar area. Anytime we have someone visit we like to take them to The Jake. so good.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tim V
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Horrible service, horrible food for Mother's Day brunch. They even messed up our bill. Only good thing was the dessert.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jkauffman2
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