Temple Bar 1688 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 • 617-547-5055

Cuisine
Contemporary American
Fusion
Eclectic

Neighborhood
Cambridge

Cross Street
Sacramento Street

Ambiance
Casual

Dress Code
Casual

Features
Bar Dining
Full Bar
Lounge
Counter Seating
Outside Garden / Patio
Takeout Available
Weekend Brunch
Wheelchair Access

Reservations
Suggested

Parking
Street
Valet (charge)

Payment Methods
AMEX
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Private Rooms
please call

Hours
Brunch
Saturday
10:30am - 3:00pm

Sunday
10:30am - 4:00pm

Dinner
Sunday - Wednesday
5:00pm - 10:30pm

Thursday - Saturday
5:00pm - 11:00pm

Late Night:
Sunday - Wednesday
until 12:00am

Thursday - Saturday
until 12:30am

SAMPLE DINNER MENU rev 12/30/2007
Menu is subject to change

Appetizers

CRISPY CHICKEN KOROKKES - $10
FUJI APPLE CHUTNEY, TOGARASHI AIOLI, SESAME

WILD CAPE COD MUSSELS - $10
SMOKED CHORIZO, CILANTRO, JALAPENO, CUMIN BUTTER

CRISPY FRIED CALAMARI - $11
SPICY ADOBO DIPPING SAUCE

MAINE CRAB CRUSTED OYSTERS - $12
WELLFLEET OYSTERS, MISO AIOLI, TOBIKO, PICKLED RADISH

"LOMI LOMI" SALMON CEVICHE- $10
CRISPY SUSHI RICE CAKE, PASSION FRUIT VINAIGRETTE, SCALLION OIL

DUCK LEG CONFIT - $12
GREAT HILL BLUE CHEESE, RED GRAPEFRUIT, CHAMPAGNE VINAIGRETTE, 9 YEAR OLD BALSALMIC VINEGAR

AGED MOUNTAIN GORGONZOLA FONDUE - $16
RED WINE POACHED PEAR, BACON LARDONS, ROASTED MUSHROOMS, PECAN RAISAN BREAD

Soup and Salads

ROASTED PUMPKIN BISQUE - $9
MINI CIDER POPOVER, APPLE CAPONATA, PUMPKIN SEED OIL

TENDER MIXED GREENS - $8
FRESH HERBS, OVEN DRIED CHERRY TOMATOES, CRISPY PARMESAN, AGED SHERRY VINAIGRETTE

ROASTED BEET AND FRISEE SALAD - $10
SHAVED FENNEL, PINK GRAPEFRUIT, GREAT HILL BLUE CHEESE, CHAMPAGNE VINAIGRETTE

BABY ICEBERG SALAD - $8
RED RADISH, TINY CROUTONS, BACON BITS, 1,000 ISLE DRESSING

LEMONY CAESAR SALAD - $8
ROMAINE HEARTS, BRIOCHE CROUTONS, PARMIGIANO REGGIANO CHEESE
ADD CHICKEN - $5
ADD CALAMARI - $6

Seafood

SEARED ATLANTIC HALIBUT - $23
OLIVE OIL POACHED BABY POTATOS, ROASTED GARLIC SAUCE, SALSA BOQUERONE

GRILLED ATLANTIC SALMON - $20
MUSHROOM RAGOUT, RED BLISS "OVEN FRIES", TRUFFLED WATERCRESS

PINK PEPPER SCALLOPS - $23
PARISIAN GNOCCHI, ENGLISH PEAS, CHANTERELLE MUSHROOMS, MEYER LEMON BUERRE NOISETTE

Meats

GRILLED PORK LOIN “RECADO ROJO” - $19
GREEN CHILE MASHED POTATO, QUESO FRESCO, CHIMICHURRI SAUCE

BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIB - $22
TRUFFLE-EDAMAME PUREE, BABY BOK CHOY, ROASTED SHITAKE

GRILLED ORGANIC CHICKEN BREAST "AL MATTONE" - $20
TOASTED FARRO, ROASTED ROOT VEGETABLES, CELERY ROOT PUREE, CHICKEN DEMI

STEAK FRITES de PROVENCE- $21
GRILLED FLAT IRON STEAK, HOUSE CURED POMMES FRITES, LAVENDER AIOLI, HERB SALAD

GRILLED BLACK ANGUS RIBEYE STEAK - $28
BRAISED LEEKS, SWEET PEAS, FINGERLING POTATOES, FOIE GRAS BUTTER

GRIMAUD FARMS MUSCOVY DUCK BREAST - $24
PINTO BEAN FABADA, BRAISED ENDIVE, CANDIED CLEMENTINE

Vegetarian

SEARED PARISIAN GNOCCHI- $18
CONFIT PORTABELLA, ROAST TOMATO, CHICK PEAS, BASIL PISTOU

VEGGIE PLATE - $17
DAILY SELECTION OF VEGTABLES AND SIDES

Sandwiches

CLASSIC BURGER - $11
HALF POUND GROUND SIRLOIN, LETTUCE, TOMATO, RED ONION, CHEESE

GRILLED CHICKEN BAGUETTINE - $11
BABY ARUGULA, SWISS CHEESE, LAVENDER AIOLI, TOASTED BAGUETTE

VEGGIE BUN - $9
CRISPY PORTOBELLO, TOMATO, ONION, PIQUILLO PEPPERS, FRESH MOZZARELLA, BABY ARUGULA, 9 YEAR BALSAMIC VINEGAR

Rustic Flat Bread Pizzas

SIMPLE PEPPERONI - $11
PARMIGIANO REGGIANO, FRESH MOZZARELLA, TOMATO RAGOUT, BASIL

THREE CHEESE-WHITE TRUFFLE - $12
AGED GOUDA, IRISH CHEDDAR, PARMIGIANO REGGIANO, AVOCADO, TEAR DROP TOMATOES, BABY ARUGULA, WHITE TRUFFLE OIL, 9 YEAR BALSAMIC VINEGAR

Sides - $4

STEAMED BROCCOLI
SEARDED BRUSSELS SPROUTS
HOUSE CURED POMMES FRITES
SWEET POTATO STICKS
MEYER LEMON SPINACH

BRUNCH MENU

CRUNCHY GRANOLA FRENCH TOAST - $10
GOLDEN BRIOCHE, GRANOLA, BERRY PUREE, ORGANIC YOGURT

GRILLED CHORIZO EGGS BENEDICT - $12
TWO POACHED FREE RANGE AMISH EGGS, BUTTERMILK BISCUITS,

SMOKE HOUSE CHORIZO, GREEN CHILE HOLLANDAISE, CILANTRO, BREAKFAST POTATOES

FREE RANGE AMISH EGGS (2) - $9
ANY STYLE WITH HICKORY SMOKED BACON OR SAUSAGE,

BREAKFAST POTATOES, WHEAT TOAST

MASCARPONE CHEESE STUFFED CREPES - $10
HOUSE MADE STRAWBERRY COMPOTE, CHOCOLATE SAUCE

IRISH FRY - $12
TWO EGGS, IRISH SAUSAGES, IRISH RASHERS, BLACK AND WHITE PUDDING,

BREAKFAST POTATOES, GRILLED TOMATO

HICKORY SMOKED BACON, EGG AND CHEESE CROISSANT- $8
HICKORY SMOKED BACON, CHIVE SCRAMBLED EGGS, FLAKY CROISSANT,

CHEDDAR, BREAKFAST POTATOES

SCOTTISH SMOKED SALMON - $12
SMOKED SALMON, CREAM CHEESE, CAPERS, RED ONIONS, BAGEL

THREE EGG OMELETTE OF THE DAY- $10
BREAKFAST POTATOES, WHEAT TOAST

CAESAR SALAD - $8
PARMIGIANO REGGIANO CHEESE, CROUTONS

ADD CHICKEN - $4

GRILLED CHICKEN COBB SALAD - $12
MIXED GREENS, BACON, GRILLED CHICKEN, AVOCADO, TOMATO, CARROTS, EGG, BLUE CHEESE DRESSING

CRISPY FRIED CALAMARI - $11
SPICY ADOBO SAUCE

CLASSIC BURGER - $10
HALF POUND GROUND BEEF, CHEESE, LETTUCE, TOMATO, RED ONION

FRUIT AND GRANOLA "MARTINI" - $7
SEASONAL FRUIT, HONEY, ORGANIC YOGURT, HOUSE MADE GRANOLA

SIDES

HICKORY SMOKED BACON, SAUSAGE OR BREAKFAST POTATOES - $3
BAGEL WITH CREAM CHEESE- $4
SIDE FRUIT SALAD- $4

*Egg whites available for an additional one dollar