Dinner Menu

Appetizers $
Triple Dip Tarama, Tzatziki, Humus 9
Warm Medjoole Dates Stuffed with Black Pepper Boursin Cheese, Drizzled with Local Honey 8
Eggplant & Yogurt Salad Eggplants marinated in tomato sauce topped with Greek Yogurt 8
PEI Mussels Choose your style: Greek, Italian or Thai 9
Beets Goat Cheese, Pistachios, Frisee with Truffled White Balsamic-Honey Vinaigrette 8
Artichoke Misted with Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Lemon then grilled, Citrus Aioli 8
"Beans & Bacon" Crispy Pork Belly, Scarlet Runner Beans, Braising Jus & Fried Sage 10
Peppadew Northern African Peppers stuffed with spicy Feta Cheese 8
Saganaki Flambéed Greek Kefalograviera Cheese 8
Rachlette Fondue of cheese with sticks of fingerling potatoes, cornichons, and dry meats 10
Pita 'Pizza' Greek, Bianca, or Margarita style 8
House Cured & Cold Smoked Salmon Plate Capers, Minced Red Onion, Sieved Egg, Crème Fraise 8
Lokaniko Greek sausage with giant white beans in tomato sauce 8
House Made Dolmades Grape leaves stuffed with rice, ground beef and herbs 8

Salads $
Classic Caesar Hearts of romaine with country croutons, white anchovies, shaved parmesan 7 Aleks' Taverna Salad Mixed greens, tomatoes, green and yellow bell peppers, cucumbers, red onion, olives, feta cheese
Veranda Chopped Salad Diced Vanilla Poached Bosc Pear, Red Onion, Daikon,
Spiced Pecans, Mixed Field Greens and Pear Vinaigrette
7

      Add Chicken on any Salad for $ 5.00
      Add Shrimp on any Salad for $ 8.00
      Add Smoked Salmon on any Salad for $ 8.00




Soups $
Soup of the Day 6
French Onion Soup 6


Entrées $
Diver Sea Scallops Pan Roasted with Medallions of Fingerling Potatoes, Prosciutto,
Spinach and a Creamy Carrot-Cardamom Emulsion
21

Butternut Squash Risotto Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Dried Cranberries, Pumpkin Seed oil,
Mascarpone, Shaved Grana Padano
16

Trout Pan Roasted with Champ Potatoes, wilted arugula and
Preserved Meyer Lemon-Pine nut Buerre Noisette
19

Salmon Kalamata Olive Tapenade, French Lentils 18
Chicken Breast Greek Marinated grilled airline chicken breast with baby cannellini
beans, frisse, Italian Sausage and Sicilian Olives
15

Lamb Shank Braised with star anise, harisa, coriander, cinnamon & pomegranate
molasses served with Potato Puree, glazed seasonal baby vegetables
21

Carbonade All’Uso Aostano Red Wine Braised Veal Cheeks with Creamy Polenta
(Traditionally a simple beef stew using beef shoulder; ours is a little fancier
with the use of veal cheeks.)
20


Steak au Frites Hangar Steak Tuscan Marinated and grilled served with
Porcini salt Fries and Sauce au Poivre
18

Petite Filet Mignon Bacon Wrapped 6oz filet grilled and served with Potato Puree,
Glazed seasonal baby vegetables and a Balsamic Vinegar Veal Reduction
25

Moussaka Layers of sliced Potatoes, Eggplants, ground Beef topped with Béchamel Sauce 15
Penne "Rabe-iata" Sam’s spicy tomato sauce with Broccoli rabe and melted
fresh Mozzarella
12

Rigatoni Salcicia Italian sausage, Napa Cabbage, Sam’s rustic tomato sauce 15


Burgers $
The Red Fez 6 oz fresh ground Mediterranean spiced lamb on Pita with
Pickled Red onion, frisee, tomato, cucumber and Feta. Served with side salad or fries
12

The Patriot Straight up burger! 8oz fresh ground choice beef sirloin with lettuce, tomato, pickled
red onion and cheddar cheese on a toasted Kaiser Roll. Choice of side salad or fries
11

The Berkeley Homemade veggie patty with avocado, olive tapenade, tomato, pickled
red onion, romaine and pepper jack cheese on a toasted Kaiser Roll. Choice of side salad or fries
10



Desserts $
Warm Port Poached Pear Clafoutis with Vanilla Gelato 7
Petite Panna Cotta with "Kerasosoupa" (Kerasosoupa is a Greek Sweet Cherry Soup) 6
Chocolate Cake 7
Bread Pudding with Chantilly Crème 6
Traditional Crème Brule 5
Kadaifi Shredded filo stuffed with walnuts served with honey syrup 5
Gelato Ask your waiter for flavors available 5
Baklava Shredded filo stuffed with walnuts served with honey syrup 5



Saturday and Sunday Brunch 10:30 to 3:00

Brunch $
Smoked Salmon Platter With sliced tomato, capers, red onion, hard-boiled egg,
& bagel with cream cheese
12

Buttermilk Pancakes With caramelized apple compote and maple syrup 9
Eggs (Three) Cooked to order, choice of apple wood smoked bacon or sausage.
Served with home fries, fruit and toast
9

Steak & Eggs Grilled Flat Iron steak with shallot sauce. Served with home fries,
toast & fruit
14

Veranda Burger 10 oz grilled to perfection & topped with your choice of cheese.
Served with fries
9

Nirvana Vegetarian Wrap With hummus, tomato, mushroom, lettuce, red onion,
cucumber & avacado. Served with fries
9


Omelets $
Farmer's Omelet With pan roasted vegetables & blue cheese 11
Yiayia's Omelet Spicy lamb sausage, caramelized onions, & feta 12
Wild Mushroom Omelet Mushroom ragu with caramelized onions, & aged cheddar cheese 11
Parisian Omelet Country ham with gruyere & caramelized onion 11
All Omelets Served with Home Fries, Fruit Garnish & Toast

Salads $
Greek Salad 9
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad 9
Cobb Salad 11
Fruit Salad 4
–add yogurt 6.5

Sides $
Bacon, Sausage, Ham 3
Home/French Fries 2.5
Bagel 2
Toast 1.5
Croissant 2
Cream Cheese 1

Beverages $
Coffee/Tea 2
Juice 2.5
Bloody Mary 6
Mimosa 6
Bottomless Mimosa 13
Champagne 8
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