Downtown Minneapolis Speakeasy

food /fo͞od/ noun

any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink or that plants absorb in order to maintain life and growth

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Foreword

Warm Garlic Bread | $8

Marinated Olives, Citrus, Dukkah | $6

Chips & Dip | $9

Soup Du Jour | $9

Exposition

Mixed Greens Salad | rye, manchego, caraway $12

Beet & Avocado Salad | citrus, pepitas, habanero puree, queso fresco (gf) $14

Duck Confit Salad | radicchio, persimmons, pomegranate $15

Cornmeal Crusted Calamari | mustard aioli, pickled vegetables, buttermilk $18

Crab Dip | lump crab, fresno, white cheddar, baguette $15

Beef Tartar | gochujang, asian pear, pickled beech mushrooms, sesame, egg yolk (gf) $16

Crab Cake | pepper jelly, basil, pickled fresno, old bay aioli $19

Salmon Croquettes | smoked salmon, compressed celery, caper berries, dill crostin $15

Lobster Poutine | cheese curds, gravy, giardiniera $18

Rising Action

Oysters On The Half | orders of 3, 6 or 12 chef selection changes daily $3.5/each.

Oysters Rockefeller | orders of 3, 6 or 12 spinach, benton's bacon $4.5/each

Cevice | tiger's milk, sweet potato, corn, cilantro oil (gf) $16

Shrimp Cocktail | green cocktail sauce, pickled green beans (gf) $18

Scallop Crudo | blood orange, fresno, cucumber, cilantro (gf) $14

The Plot Thickens

served with chips or salad, add fries for +2

Mercy Burger* | Chef selection changes daily $18

Crab Grilled Cheese | snow crab, appenzeller cheese, tomato sauce $18

Pastrami | betta' than NY $18

Climax

Diver Scallops* | sweet potato, chermoula, brussels sprouts, pork crackling, apple, chipotle-maple glaze (gf) $33

Certified Chilean Seabass | sunchoke vichyssoise, turnips, charred leeks, dill pickle chips (gf) $35

Norwegian Salmon* | cauliflower, potatoes, kalettes, grapes (gf) $28

Shrimp & Grits* | saffron broth, benton's bacon, soft egg (gf) $30

Lobster Ravioli | butternut squash, coconut, tomato confit, peanuts $30

Wild Acres Duck Breast | fruit mole, delicata squash, mofongo, bacon (gf) $30

Beer Can Chicken | dirty rice, fennel, hot sauce $38

Limousin Hanger Steak* | celery root, beluga lentils, mushrooms, red wine butter sauce (gf) $39

Compart Duroc Pork Chop* | saffron-tallegio risotto, pepperonata, arugula (gf) $32

Limousin Ribeye* | 16 oz ribeye, grilled onion, salsa verde (gf) $49

Roasted Squash | honey ricotta, apple, fennel, quinoa, lemon, walnuts (gf) $21

Ratatouille | white beans, marinated artichoke, almond romesco (gf/v) $21

Secondary Charachters

Scalloped Potatoes | gruyere, truffle cream, smoked onion jam (gf) $10

Braised Greens | kale, collard greens, ham hock, shallots $8

Green Beans  | bacon, mushrooms, potato chips (gf) $8

BBQ Carrots | bbq spice, buttermilk dressing, pinenuts (gf) $8

Potato Salad | Smoked Trout, Asparagus, Pickled Strawberry. $10

Resolution

Ask about our current selection of desserts and after-dinner treats.

Virginia-Woolf-Portrait

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”

[ Virginia Woolf ]

* items are served raw or undercooked, or contain (or may contain) raw or undercooked ingredients. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.