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Rainbow Grille & Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

Menu

STARTERS‏
$5.00
Four Onion Soup
We ladle our flavorful four onion soup, with a touch of cream, into a crock, top it with roasted garlic french bread, three cheeses and broil it to golden brown.
$6.00
Pheasant!Sausage
Flavored with brandy and hazelnuts. Served with frangelico sauce
$6.00
Venison Sausage
Served with blackberry cognac sauce
$8.00
Melted asiago and parmesan $+9.00
Baked!Stuffed Mushrooms
Six caps stuffed with the grille's crab stuffing
$8.00
Fried Coconut Shrimp
Six coconut crusted shrimp served with apricot dipping sauce
$10.00
Shrimp Cocktail
Four jumbo gulf shrimp served with our spicy cocktail sauce
$10.00
Clams!Casino
Six steamed‏ wellfleet, ma littlenecks topped with our crabmeat stuffing, apple smoked bacon, a dash of worcestershire and broiled
$8.00
Melted asiago and parmesan cheese $+9.00
Escargot
Baked out of the shell in hot brandied garlic butter. Served with garlic bread
$12.00
Smoked!Rainbow
Trout a hardwood smoked boneless fillet, served with capers, onions, creamy horseradish sauce and assorted crackers
$8.00
Bacon
Wrapped!scallops large sea scallops wrapped in apple smoked bacon, broiled, and served with a dijon glaze
SOUPS & SALADS
All entrees include a cup of the soup of the day or a choice of our four small salads
Cup $4.00
Bowl $8.00
Soup of The
Day today's‏ soup or chowder
Small $+ 5
Large $+ 9
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce tossed with shaved parmesan and asiago cheese, seasoned croutons and the grille's homemade caesar dressing.
Small $+ 5
Large $+ 9
Lodgesalad
Bed of assorted greens with golden raisins, red grapes, green onions, walnuts, apples, feta cheese and our unique sweet and sour dressing.
Small $+ 5
Large $+ 9
Tossed Salad
Lettuce, green peppers, red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons and
Small $+ 5
Large $+ 9
Wedgesalad
A quartered wedge of baby iceberg topped with blue cheese dressing, blue cheese crumbles and apple smoked bacon.
ENTREES‏
Fresh food, lovingly prepared, takes a bit of time. We suggest an appetizer, a beverage and a good conversation. For those of you anxious to get back outdoors, please be sure to mention it to your waitperson before placing your order, they can assist you in choosing your meal. Thank you.
$21.00
Trout
Almandine! !A boneless rainbow trout, coated with seasoned almond flour and sliced almonds, sauteed in butter and finished with a sweet frangelico butter sauce.
$21.00
Lover's Lure
A boneless rainbow trout, coated with seasoned flour, sauteed in butter and finished with a grand marnier butter sauce. Set the hook
$21.00
Grilled Salmon
Wild caught alaskan sockeye salmon fillet basted with olive oil and served with your choice of drambuie-highland sauce, piccata sauce, citrus buerre blanc sauce or jalapeno-pineapple salsa.
$21.00
Grilled Mahi-Mahi
White and flaky, basted with olive oil and grilled over mesquite. Served with jalapeno-pineapple salsa or roasted red pepper pesto.
Full $20.00
1/2 $16.00
Baked Haddock
Haddock fillet topped with a ritz cracker crumb and herb blend and baked in a white wine-butter sauce.
Full $23.00
1/2 $19.00
One Fat Fish
Atlantic haddock fillet mounded with the grille's crabmeat stuffing and baked in a white wine-butter sauce
Full $21.00
1/2 $17.00
Gold!Nuggets
A half pound of fresh sea scallops rolled in crispy japanese breadcrumbs and deep fried in soybean oil.
Seasoned cracker crumbs (full) $21.00
Seasoned cracker crumbs (1/2) $17.00
Crabmeat stuffing: (full) $24.00
Crabmeat stuffing:(1/2) $20.00
Back Lake Pearls
Fresh sea scallops baked in a white wine-butter sauce. Topped with seasoned cracker crumbs
Citrus buerre blanc sauce (full) $24.00
Citrus buerre blanc sauce (1/2) $20.00
Pine Nut Platter
Haddock, scallops and shrimp rolled in ground pine nuts, parmesan cheese and seasoned cracker crumbs. Baked and topped with citrus buerre blanc sauce. $24 (1/2 $20)
STEAKS & RIBS
All of Our Beef Entrees Are Certified Angus Beef™ Cuts, the Highest Quality Beef Available.Served in the Finest Steak Houses Across the Country, with Standards of Excellence Even More Selective in Marbling, Maturity, and Leanness Than USDA Choice or Prime. Please Refer to "Today's Specials" for Current Market Pricing.
6 ounce filet mignon $market
Twin 6 ounce filets $market
Rainbow Grille Filet
The most tender of steaks center cut, wrapped with apple wood smoked bacon, grilled over west texas mesquite and served with a side of your choice of sauce - bearnaise, port-demi-glace or blue cheese. 6 ounce filet mignon: mkt twin 6 ounce filets: mkt (12 plan surcharge)
10 ounce $market
14 ounce $market
North Woods Strip Steak
The most flavorful of steaks! Center cut, closely trimmed and grilled over mesquite. 10 ounce: mkt 14 ounce: mkt
Rainbow grille steakhouse classic $market
Woodsman Steak
Our most popular steak one pound plus of hand-cut, beautifully marbled, mouthwatering ribeye. A rainbow grille steakhouse classic! Mkt
Red wine sauce $market
Flat Iron Steak
Eight ounces of incredibly lean, tender and flavorful certified angus beef. Grilled over mesquite, sliced and served with red wine sauce. Mkt
8oz $markert
12oz $markert
16oz $market
28oz $market
Prime Rib of Beef
Friday and saturday nights. While it lasts. It's so tender! The finest certified angus beef roasted overnight in our special oven. Served with a side of creamy horseradish and au jus. Mkt 8oz: 12oz: 16oz: 28oz: (14 plan surcharge)
$Market
Braised Short Ribs
Eight ounces of boneless melt in your mouth certified angus. Served with au jus gravy.
$22.00
Baby Back Ribs
One and a quarter pound plus of slow cooked pork ribs in kansas city style BBQ sauce.
Wild Game Special
Check tonight's special sheet in your menu for our game specials.
$3.00
Bearnaise
SIDES‏
$3.00
Asparagus
$3.00
Daily Vegetable, Potato or Rice
$3.00
Steamed!Broccoli
$3.00
Mashed Cauliflower
$3.00
Basket of Garlic Bread
$3.00
French Fries
THE GRILLE'S WINE LIST
“Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures.” michael broadbent
$6.00
House Wine
Stone cellars by beringer chardonnay, pinot grigio, white zinfandel, merlot and cabernet sauvignon
WHITE WINE‏
Glass $7.00
Bottle $26.00
Chateau St. Jean, Sonoma
Glass n/a
Bottle $27.00
Benziger, Biodynamic, Sonoma
Glass n/a
Bottle $27.00
Kendall Jackson, Vintner's Rsv, Calif
Glass n/a
Bottle $28.00
Sebastiani, Sonoma
Glass $8.00
Bottle $29.00
Sterling, Napa Valley
Glass n/a
Bottle $30.00
Greg Norman, Eden Valley, Australia
Glass $14.00
Bottle $52.00
Rombauer, Napa Valley
Glass n/a
Bottle $78.00
Far Niente, Napa Valley
Glass n/a
Bottle $24.00
Benziger, Sonoma
Glass $7.00
Bottle $27.00
Rodney Strong, Charlotte's, Sonoma
BLUSH WINE
Glass $6.00
Bottle $20.00
White Zinfandel, Beringer, California
SPARKLING WINE & CHAMPAGNE‏
$8.00
Domaine Chandon, Brut, California, 187Ml Split
$26.00
Domaine Ste. Michelle, Brut, Washington
$34.00
Gloria Ferrer, Blanc De Noir, California
$36.00
Roederer Estate, Brut, California
$45.00
Moet and Chandon Imperial, Extra Dry, France
DESSERT WINE & PORT
$8.00
Michele Chiarlo, Nivole
4 oz. Glass
$24.00
Moscato D’Asti, Italy
(12oz) 375ml bottle
$6.00
Port, Fonseca, Bin No. 27
4 oz. Glass
$12.00
Port, Taylor Fladgate, 20 Yr Tawny
4 oz. Glass
PRICE RANGE
$16 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to eat here based on the rave reviews in the guest journal where we stayed. We were sadly disappointed. My vegetables were cold, so the server had me scrape them onto another plate so she could reheat them. I think that if I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mareleopard
Reviewed December 13, 2018

The ambiance is warm and inviting. We were greeted immediately. Our waitress was fantastic and she had a wonderful personality. The food was exceptional and the servings were amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jancE2591CK
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Quaint, rustic little restaurant right on Back Lake!! From the smoke trout to the "One Fat Fish", the food was Phenomenal!! We will be sure to visit again in the summer to take advantage of the deck and lake!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rjaco70
Reviewed October 3, 2018

9/15-9/21/2018, Breakfast & dinner on Sunday, dinner only Monday thru Thursday. Awesome dinners, menu selection is superb and each plate really could be divided into two separate normal servings. Soups, salads, appetizers, entrees, desserts just the best no matter what you choose. This Rainbow Grille...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Scott L
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Went with two families. The food was good as well as the service. A reservation is recommended. Do try the duck breast. My wife loved it.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Great food. A comfortable and uniquely designed interior. Great hosts and treat you like royalty. Will definitely return and reccomend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kayla S
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I dined here for breakfast and dinner while staying at Tall Timber and were pleasantly surprised with how yummy the food was the entire time. They have a great breakfast menu with delicious pancakes and the best corn-beef hash you will ever...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MandaTom9876
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This eatery is an unqualified gem in the far northern reaches of NH. My wife and I had 530p reservations on a Saturday night, and were seated promptly. We were presented an extensive menu- listing virtually anything one might desire. We ordered beef dishes. I...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank ted c
Reviewed July 13, 2018

While grouse hunting in Pittsburg I had dinner at Rainbow and saw not reason to go elsewhere the next night. One of the best restaurants I've ever eaten at. I thought maybe because I was extra hungry from the exercise and fresh air but other...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Steve n
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

My first visit to the Rainbow Grille was 12 years ago and was an annual visit at the least. Life got in the way and we go whenever the chance is there. The staff has always been very friendly and accommodating. The food is cooked...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Clarkjojo
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Kayla W
April 21, 2017|
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Response from murphysdam | Reviewed this property |
Nothing special as far as I know but the meal and atmosphere make any dinner there special!
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Kathryn W
November 9, 2016|
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Response from bluto011 | Reviewed this property |
Just call
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njhebert58
July 4, 2016|
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Response from Fishtheworld | Property representative |
Yes, we recommend that everyone make reservations ahead of time, no matter what time of year. Our dining room is open on weeknights from 5:30 - 8:00 PM, and on weekend nights from 5:30 - 9:00 PM. Our phone number is... More
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