Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern

For reservations or any other assistance, please call (919) 829-3663. Fine Dining in Raleigh NC
At the Historic Dodd-Hinsdale House
330 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (919) 829-3663
Offering:
  • Weddings
  • Special Events
  • Chef's Table
  • Award winning cuisine

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    Desserts

    Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée
    Traditional vanilla custard, caramelized sugar, fresh
    berries & an almond lace cookie

    Chocolate Coconut Cake
    A sweet & savory olive oil cake soaked in hazelnut syrup layered with toasted hazelnut butter, coconut mousse, and iced in dark chocolate ganache. Served with mango & anglaise sauces, & fresh berries.

    Lime & Banana Cheesecake
    A base of banana genoise sponge cake topped with vanilla bean cheesecake & finished with fresh lime curd. Served with a shortcake cookie, blueberry sauce, & fresh fruit.

    Blood Orange Pecan Tart
    Blood orange custard, pecans, & brown sugar chess baked to perfection in a butter short dough. Served with cardamom ice cream, an almond lace cookie, & fresh berries.

    Empire Chocolate Soufflé
    Classic chocolate soufflé baked to order, powdered sugar, & Chantilly cream.

    Second Empire Key Lime Pie
    Graham cracker crust, creamy key lime custard, whipped cream, fresh blueberries, & blueberry sauce.

    Homemade Ice Cream and Sorbet
    A variety of French-style ice creams and non-dairy sorbets,
    fresh berries, & a cookie.

     

     

    Empire Chocolate Soufflé $10.00

    All Other Desserts $9.00

    Amber Atkins

    Pastry Chef

     

     




    Second Empire Restaurant and Tavern
    - At -
    The Historic Dodd-Hinsdale House
    330 Hillsborough Street
    Raleigh, NC 27603

    Phone: (919) 829-3663
    Fax: (919) 829-9519

    From everyone at Second Empire, Thank You! We look forward to seeing you soon!