1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Just Above Dupont Circle Q St. Metro Exit  
Lunch Menu
Lunch Portions of Our Faves & Raves

Café Crab Cake Pasta 15 - A Café Classic
Café jumbo lump crab cake ٠ pan seared in sweet butter
over fresh pasta ٠ Old Bay cream
Butternut Squash Ravioli 13
roasted butternut squash ٠ goat cheese ravioli
browned butter ٠ fresh basil ٠ sun dried tomato ٠ toasted pumpkin seeds
Fettuccine New Orleans 14
shrimp ٠ julienne chicken ٠ andouille sausage
Cajun spices ٠ sweet cream
Peanut Chicken w/Asian Noodle Stir-Fry 13
julienne chicken sautéed w/fresh garlic, ginger, baby bok choy
peanut glaze ٠ fresh noodles ٠ peanuts
Chicken Pot Pie 15
‘low & slow’ roasted chicken ٠ pulled from the bone ٠ seasonal veggies
in a ramekin topped w/a pastry crust ٠ market greens ٠ heritage tomato
Gary’s Jamaican Curried Goat 14
fresh shoulder & leg goat meat in a Jamaican curry
braised on the bone ٠ Jamaican coconut gungo peas & rice
Chicken Cobb Salad – a variation 14
chicken breast ٠ applewood-smoked bacon ٠ avocado
hard-boiled egg ٠ fresh spring asparagus ٠ blue cheese ٠ heritage tomato
Crab, Tomato & Avocado Salad 15
jumbo lump crab cake ٠ California avocado ٠ heritage tomato
market greens drizzled w/evoo & balsamic reduction
Asian Salmon*14
Loch Duart fresh salmon filet ٠ soy-glaze ٠ Japanese seaweed salads
fresh avocado ٠ edamame ٠ soba noodle
Sushi Tuna & Avocado Salad 15
fresh tuna marinated w/wasabi-honey vinaigrette ٠ pan-seared rare
Japanese seaweed salads ٠ sliced avocado ٠ wasabi-honey dipping sauce
Caribbean Jerk Chicken Salad 13
julienne grilled chicken in jerk spiced marinade
grilled fresh mango ٠ market greens ٠ fresh mango-coconut vinaigrette
Café Whole Grain & Veggie Platter 13
organic quinoa & farro risotto salads w/fresh herbs
braised seasonal greens ٠ fresh corn ٠ pan-roasted root veggie hash
Kale, Blue Cheese & Whole Grain Caesar 13
shredded kale ٠ croutons ٠ organic farro & quinoa
w/Café blue cheese dressing ٠ hard-boiled egg ٠ sliced fresh avocado
w/Grilled Portobello Mushroom 13 w/Grilled Chicken Paillard 13
Café Taqueria
Café kimchi, fresh cilantro, onion, Sriracha crème fraiche
on grilled corn tortillas; topped w/pico de gallo, queso fresco
fresh guacamole, sour cream, Café salsa; market greens
Gary’s ‘dirty’ beans & Jamaican coconut ‘rice & peas’
Oscar’s Tlaxcala Style 14
spicy Mexican chorizo ٠ grilled fresh cactus & scallion
Café Grilled Fresh Fish Tacos 15
grilled fresh market fish
brushed w/evoo & fired on the grill
Smoked Pork Tacos 13
Café slow-smoked pork - pulled from the bone
tossed in its braising juices
Jerk Chicken Tacos 13
julienned chicken brushed w/Jamaican jerk marinade
flashed on the grill
Luncheon Bruncheon
Café Crab Omelet 15 a café brunch tradition
fresh jumbo lump crab meat
fresh shaved corn ٠ tomato ٠ jack cheese
Low Country Shrimp ‘n Grits 15
pan-seared shrimp ٠ poached egg
organic Louisiana rice grits ٠ andouille sausage
finished w/a spiked creole tomato gravy
Brie, Basil & Tomato Omelet 13
triple-cream brie cheese ٠ tomato ٠ fresh basil
Soho Omelet 13
spinach ٠ applewood bacon ٠ swiss cheese
Café Crab Cake Benedict 15
fresh jumbo lump Café crab cake
two eggs — finished w/hollandaise Traditional Eggs Benedict 13
thick-sliced grilled ham steak

Lunch at the Cafe
Lunch Portions of Our Faves & Raves

Crab Cake Sandwich-A Café Specialty 15
fresh jumbo lump crab cake seared in butter
Buffalo Cheeseburger* 14
grilled coarse ground grass-fed buffalo
Lamb Burger* 14
grilled fresh coarse-ground Pennsylvania lamb
Café Smoked Pork Cubano Sandwich 13
slow-smoked pork shoulder ٠ grilled baguette
Chicken Paillard Sandwich 13
grilled pounded skinless & boneless breast
Portobello Mushroom 13
grilled fresh portobello mushroom
organic mushroom sautée ٠parmesan cream

Café Desserts 6 at lunch only
key lime pie - apple crumb pie
carrot cake - Café cheesecake - death by chocolate
goober pie - pecan pie - red velvet cake
double chocolate cake

any cake, pie a la mode – add 2.95
Dysfunctional Family Sundae 7.75
Cafe Banana Split 7.25
Hot Fudge Sundae 7

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