Upstairs on the Square 91 Winthrop Street Cambridge, MA 02138 • 617-864-1933

Cuisine
American
Continental
Seafood

Neighborhood
Harvard Square

Cross Street
JFK Street

Ambiance
Up-Scale Casual

Dress Code
Business Casual

Features
Bar Dining
Full Bar
Fireplace
Chef's Tasting Menu
Vegetarian Menu
Late Night Menu
Views
Weekend Brunch
Wheelchair Access

Reservations
Recommended

Parking
Valet (charge)

Payment Methods
AMEX
Carte Blanche
Dinners Club
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Private Rooms
please call

Hours
Monday Club Bar & Zebra Room:

Monday - Saturday
11:30am-2:30pm

Sunday Brunch
11:00am-2:00pm

Afternoon Tea
Tuesday-Saturday 3:00pm-5:00pm

Dinner:
Daily: 5:00pm - 12:00am

Soiree Dining Room
Tuesday - Thursday
5:30pm - 10:00pm

Friday - Saturday
5:30pm - 11:00pm

Soiree Room closed
Sunday/Monday evenings)

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

Soiree Room

Dinner Menu

First Courses

Creamy Mushroom Soup
Lemon & Thyme Biscotti $12

Wellfleet Oysters on the Halfshell
Slivers of Asian Pear & Yuzu Ice $17

Sashimi of Bluefin Tuna
Avocado, Jicama & Tempura Snap Peas, Soy-Ginger Marinade $18

Ravioli of Pierre Robert Cheese
Granny Smith Apples & Truffle Oil $14

Roasted Baby Beets
Horseradish Panna Cotta, Passionfruit & Arugula $13

Nesenkeag Farm's Organic Greens
Wood-Grilled Vidalia Onions & Soy-Licorice Vinaigrette $11

Entrées

Winter Root Vegetables & Tiny Ricotta Gnocchi
Cardamom Wine Broth, Shitake Mushrooms & Mint $22

Seared Giant Nantucket Sea Scallops
Creamy Fregola, Porcini Marmalade with Grapes & Tarragon $37

Hand-Rolled Cavatelli and Short Ribs
Topped with a Salad of Brussels Sprouts Leaves, Parmesan & Black Truffle $29

Pan-Roasted Giannone Chicken
Creamy Cauliflower, Sautéed Artichokes & Swiss Chard “Kimchee” $31

Wood-Grilled Colorado Lamb Loin
Wrapped in Dijon & Grana, Creamy White Beans, Green Garlic Jus & Potato Gratin $37

Natually Raised Hanger Steak
Red Bliss Potatoes, Great Hill Blue, Bitter Greens Salad & Beurre Rouge $34

Bacon & Brioche-Crusted Idaho Trout
Creamy Parsnips, Brussels Sprouts, Fingerlings & Bacon Vinaigrette $27
{back to top}

Tasting Menu

Five or Seven Courses $62/86
Additional Wine Pairing $22/31

Roasted Baby Beets
Horseradish Panna Cotta, Passionfruit & Arugula
2005 Sauvignon Blanc, Spy Valley (New Zealand)

Mushroom Cappuccino (7)
Lemon & Thyme Biscotti
2004 Riesling, Marc Kreydenweiss Andlau (Alsace)

Raviolis Filled with Kuri Squash
Meyer Lemon Fondue, Parmesan, & Crispy Bacon
2006 Vernaccia, Calcinaie (San Gimignano, IT)

Seared Giant Nantucket Sea Scallop
Fregola, Porcini Marmalade with Grapes & Tarragon
2005 Grüner Veltliner, Bauer’s Gmörk (Donauland, AU)

Pan-Roasted Giannone Chicken
Creamy Cauliflower, Sautéed Artichokes & Swiss Chard “Kimchee”
2005 Zweitgelt, Bauer (Donauland, AU)

Artisanal Cheese Selection (7)
2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, Hess Collection’s Mt. Veeder (Napa)

Apple Cider Doughnuts
Cider-Caramel Dipping Sauce & Apple Butter
2001 Château Coutet (Barsac-Sauternes, FR)
{back to top}

Vegetarian Tasting Menu

Additional Wine Pairing $22/31

Roasted Baby Beets
Horseradish Panna Cotta, Passionfruit & Arugula
2005 Sauvignon Blanc, Spy Valley (New Zealand)

Mushroom Cappuccino (7)
Lemon & Thyme Biscotti
2004 Riesling, Marc Kreydenweiss Andlau (Alsace)

Raviolis Filled with Kuri Squash
Lemon Buerre Fondue, & Parmesan
2006 Vernaccia, Calcinaie (San Gimignano, IT)

Warm Artichokes & Harricots Verts
Black Truffle Vinaigrette
2005 Pinot Noir, Pedroncelli (Russian River Valley)

Winter Root Vegetables & Tiny Ricotta Gnocchi
Cardamom Wine Broth, Shitake Mushrooms & Mint
2005 Zweitgelt, Bauer (Donauland, AU)

Artisanal Cheese Selection (7)
2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, Hess Collection’s Mt. Veeder (Napa)

Apple Cider Doughnuts
Cider-Caramel Dipping Sauce & Apple Butter
2001 Château Coutet Barsac-Sauternes
{back to top}

Cheeses

Artisan Cheese Selections
with Seasonal Accomaniments $14

Desserts

Apple Strudel
Apple Butter & Cinnamon Ice Cream $10

Chestnut Tart
In a Shortbread Crust with Eggnog Anglaise
& Cranberry-Orange Compote $10

Warm Chocolate Cake
Rum Raisin Ganache & Chestnut Ice Cream $12

Classic Profiteroles
Coconut Ice Cream, Warm Chocolate Sauce & Pralines $10

Nightly Selection of Housemade Ice Creams or Sorbets $8

Campari & Grapefruit Shortstack
Grapefruit Campari Sorbet, Candied Grapefruit Zest,
Cardamom Pastry Cream & Grapefruit Supremes $10

Dolce
Signature Milk Chocolate Pecan Turtles (plate of 3) $8

Steven Brand, Chef
Matthew Paul Reiser, Wine Director

Monday Club Bar Dinner Menu

First Courses

Hot Dates
Marcona Almond Stuffed Date Wrapped with Bacon $2/each

Creamy Tomato Soup & Farm House Cheddar Grilled Cheese $12

Wellfleet Oysters on the Half Shell
Frozen Pomegranate Mignonette $16

Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Soup
Grilled Shrimp, Toasted Pepitas & Spiced Créme Fraîche $10

Frisée Salad with Poached Egg
Bacon Lardons, Great Hill Blue & Toasted Croutons $9

Caramelized Kobe Beef Skewers
Cucumber & Miso Dipping Sauce $14

Salad of Warm Butternut Squash
Duck Prosciutto, Arugula, Parmesan & Cherry Vinaigrette $14

Nesenkeag Farm’s Mixed Herbs & Lettuces $8

Cool Salad of Avocado, Butter Lettuce, Native Tomatoes & Corn
Creamy Herb Vinaigrette $11

Main Courses

Four Cheeses Pizza with Tomatoes, Pesto & Eva’s Herbs $12

Pizza of Creamy Leeks, Smoky Bacon & Ipswich Clams $16

* * * *

Herbed Goat Cheese Ravioli
Roasted Asparagus, Baby Beets & Arugula $16

Handmade Ricotta Cavatelli – Locally Found Mushrooms $15

Gnocchi al forno:
Spicy Sausage, Mustard Greens, Baby Turnips & Pecorino $18

Fernando’s Famous Shrimp Scampi Fettuccini $20

* * * *

Sirloin Cheeseburger on Buttered Potato Roll
Gruyere, Niman Ranch Bacon & Cucumber Pickles $14

Grilled Native Halibut
Pat’s Clams, Smokey Bacon & Creamy Fennel $28

Grilled Prime Ribeye Steak
Crispy Fingerlings & Shallot Butter $29

Pan Roasted Berkshire Pork Chop
Parmesan Polenta, Broccoli Rabe & Simple Tomato Sauce $27

Seared Arctic Char
Roasted Corn, Sardinian Cous Cous, Chorizo & Green Beans $25

Chicken and Biscuits
Roasted Breast, Cranberry & Sausage Stuffed Thigh,
Tasso Ham & Cheddar Biscuit, & Apple Cider Jus $25

Desserts

Zebra Birthday Cake for One
Decadent Devil's Food Cake, Coffee Butter Cream & Vanilla Ice Cream $8

Butterscotch Pudding
Pecan Caramel Shortbread Cookie $7

Apple Dumpling
Apple Butter, Cider Caramel & Nutmeg Cream $9

Signature Milk Chocolate Pecan Turtles (plate of 3) $8

Affogato
Fresh Espresso over Vanilla Ice Cream & Amaretti Cookies $8

Housemade Ice Creams & Sorbets $7

Sunday Brunch
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

First Courses

Homemade Muesli
Toasted Oats, Almonds, Apricots & Coconut over Honeyed Yogurt $7

Mixed Lettuces with Golden Raisins & Chèvre $8

Fruit Two Ways:
Market Fruit Salad & Smoothie Shooter $10

Tuscan Style Melon & Prosciutto de Parma
Salsa Verde & Pecorino $10

Selection of Artisan Cheeses
Seasonal Accompaniments $14

Main Courses

Eggs Benedict
Two Poached Eggs, Pancetta & Tarragon Hollandaise
Served on an English Muffin $14

Grilled Steak and Eggs
Garlic and Rosemary-Rubbed Ribeye Chipotle Butter & Fried Potatoes $17

Lobster Omelette
Local Mushrooms, Brie & Petite Salade $18

Smoked Salmon on a Toasted Bagel
Whipped Herb Cream Cheese, Red Onion & Capers $14

UpStairs Monte Cristo
Smoked Ham & Gruyere, Caramelized Onions & Petite Salade $14

Tagliatelle with Crab Fondue
Tear Drop Tomatoes, Toasted Brioche & Hollandaise $18

Bacon & Leek Tart
Fried Egg, Crème Fraîche & Clipped Frisée $12

Brioche French Toast
Caramel Bananas & Candied Pecans, Ricotta Mascarpone Cream $12

Grilled Steak Salad
Fennel, Radishes, Tomatoes & Avocado, Arugula & Heirloom Tomatoes $17

Desserts

Zebra Birthday Cake for One
Decadent Devil's Food Cake, Coffee Butter Cream & Vanilla Ice Cream $8

Apple Dumpling
Apple Butter, Cider Caramel & Nutmeg Cream $9

Signature Milk Chocolate Pecan Turtles (plate of 3) $8

Affogato
Fresh Espresso over Vanilla Ice Cream & Amaretti Cookies $8

Housemade Ice Creams & Sorbets $7