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Katonah Reading Room Cafe


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all day
Egg Sandwich
scrambled perfectly. on toasted white, multigrain, or gluten free
Avocado Toast
avocado, country bread, sea salt & olive oil
Egg Toast
scrambled eggs, country bread, sea salt & olive oil
Egg Salad Toast
egg salad, edamame, chives, homemade aioli on country bread.
Brussel Sprout Toast
sweet potato hummus, brussel sprouts, pancetta & spiced nuts, country bread
Salmon Toast
smoked salmon, country bread, cream cheese, red onion, capers & lemon
Add: scrambled egg or bacon - each
tomato $.75
Baked Goods
croissants, scones, & daily specials
Housemade Dressings: red wine vinaigrette, yogurt cilantro, lemony tahini, or balsamic vinaigrette. included w. salad. Add: grilled chicken $4.50, fried chicken $5, salmon S$4 L$8, avocado $4.50, herbed quinoa $4, falafel $4, additional dressing $0.75
L $12.0
S $10.0
kale, vegetables, spiced nut mix & parmesan
L $12.0
S $10.0
mixed greens, dried fruit, spiced nut mix, apple & goat cheese
L $12.0
S $10.0
mixed greens, falafel, cucumber & tomato & pickled onion
Banh Mi
mixed greens, Asian roast pork, pickled vegetables, jalapeno, cilantro, cucumbers & spicy mayo
Mushroom Banh Mi
mixed greens, roast mushrooms, pickled vegetables, jalapeno, cilantro, cucumbers & spicy mayo
Shaved Brussel Sprout Caesar
arugula, hard cooked egg, parmesan, croutons & anchovy dressing
Harvest Bowl
cumin roasted carrots, brussel sprouts, lemon farro, greens & crispy chickpeas
Quinoa Bowl
herbed quinoa, kale, cashews, currants, & feta
L $11.5
S $8.5
Gluten Free Quiche
gluten free quiche of the day w. simple side salad
L $9.0
S $7.0
Changes Daily
grilled eggplant, roast red pepper, carmelized & fried onions, goat cheese & chimichurri on ciabata
mixed greens, falafel, cucumber, tomato & pickled onion. Tahini dressing.
Fried Chicken
lightly battered chicken, lettuce, tomato. Choose honey mustard or special sauce on ciabatta
grilled chicken breast, greens, tomato, avocado smear, on ciabatta
braised pork, ham, pickles, cheddar, fontina & mustard on roll.
Banh MI
asian roast pork, pickled vegetables, jalapeno, cilantro & spicy mayo on baguette.
Mushroom Banh Mi
roast mushrooms, pickled vegetables, jalapeno, cilantro & spicy mayo on baguette. Contains fish sauce, not vegetarian.
bacon lettuce, tomato, aioli on a ficelle
Tomato Melt
tomato jam, mozzarella, pesto on ciabatta
Ham Melt
ham, gruyère, mustard béchamel on white
(adults welcome to eat too)
French Toast Sticks
just what it sounds like. Yum! maple syrup for dipping
Peanut Butter & Jam or Fluff!
traditional or melted. white or multigrain
Peanut Butter & Nutella
traditional or melted. white or multigrain
Cheese Melt
cheddar & fontina. white or multigrain
Hot Dog
hot dog on brioche bun
french fried potatoes
We offer gluten free replacement bread and menu items, but are not a strictly gluten free kitchen. For serious allergies, we recommend shopping our gourmet items which we source from gluten free providers.
GoGo Squeeze pouches
Bobby Sue's Nuts
Mary's Gone Crackers
Sans Gluten Free Cracklebread Original
Rutherford & Meyer Fruit Paste (Quince and Fig)
Mother in Law Kimchi
Maple Hill Creamery Yogurt
Antidote Chocolates
Raaka Chocolates
HealthAde Kombucha
We sell gourmet and local market goods to carry out. Join a friend for lunch, and shop our market to take home!
House-made items to go
On any given day our shelves are filled with a selection of house-made gourmet items to go: pesto, salad dressings, soups, desserts, yogurt parfaits, salads, and more. Grab and go for dinner!
Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery
North Fork Chips
Battenkill Valley Milk
Grady's Cold Brew Coffee
Harney & Sons
Saratoga Water
Bora Bora
Brooklyn Brine Co
The Jam Stand
We offer amazing local beer options in six packs to go.
Kelso Beer Co
Sly Fox
Sugar Hill
Keegan Ales
Harlem Brewing Co
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co
Coney Island Brewing Co.
Ithaca Beer Co.
Genesee Beer
We offer chocolate bars, mini-bars for nibbles, caramels, individual chocolates, and more.
Lake Champlain Chocolates
Antidote Chocolates
Raaka Chocolates
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to meet up for coffee, snacks, lunch or breakfast. Comfortable, friendly, relaxed setting. Great for breakfast of lunch. Salads are amazing, but quiche is also excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mjmac200
Reviewed November 3, 2018

A café with lots of cooking books and some gourmet items. mainly serving breakfast and lunch. Nice homemade breakfast sweets including very good sticky buns. Very good coffees. For lunch, they have soups and sandwiches and salads. Upstairs, they have a small room with more...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I was torn as to what I should order this mornig. The vegetarian sandwich with carmelized AND fried onions looked good, as did the banh mi sandwich. I settled for egg salad (with edamame and chives) on buttered country bread toast. I was not disappointed....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BarryMama
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Wonderful place to meet someone for coffee or lunch, or just to pick something up on your own. They have a great assortment of delicious sandwiches, pastries, drinks and treats and a relaxed vibe.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Tracy F
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Great place to get a cup of coffee and meet friends for breakfast and to hang out. They also have a great selection of homemade scones and muffins.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank nycf00dguy
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We had a nice little brunch here. Favorites were squash quiche, and avocado toast. Kids liked the large hot dogs. It was busy, but service was quick. You order, pay, and then your food is delivered to you. You can sit outside on the porch...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank nationalparkPa
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Good food, but slow service. Casual and close to train station Easy to walk into town and shop Easy to stop and get something and head into city

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Kathy8547
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stopped here after I got off the train and she was picking me up. We wanted to get a quick bite to eat before heading to a bachelorette party. It is so absolutely adorable inside this spot! It has a very...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

The people are friendly, the food great, and the location convenient-- about 100 feet from the train station. Parking is available in the back.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Shakespeare_Fan
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Had a delicious bahn mi and good coffee here. They also have a small upscale grocery section with cheese, prepared items, drinks, etc., as well as kombucha on draft. It is in a renovated house so the atmosphere is cozy and cool and the cheerful...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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June 29, 2016|
Response from rosee1124 | Reviewed this property |
It's not open for dinner. It's a very casual atmosphere like a coffee shop. It is small, only a few tables and lounge chairs, also a porch to dine. It is a great breakfast, coffee, or lunch spot.
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