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

  • Tavern Menu

    2018

    Appetizers

    HICKORY SMOKED VEAL TENDERLOIN SALAD
    corona bean & roasted cauliflower salad, golden raisins, sun flower seeds, stagionato cheese curl, grilled red onion, citrus & molasses vinaigrette $16

    CHILEAN VERLASSO SALMON DUET SALAD*
    ancho chili cured salmon & citrus poached salmon rillettes, cream cheese, asparagus & fingerling potato salad, dijon mustard caper sauce $14

    CHERRY HEIRLOOM TOMATO CAPRESE SALAD
    creamy buffalo mozzarella, basil pesto, blue sky farms baby greens, argula, balsamic & honey reduction $13

    LATIN GRILLED OCTOPUS & BAY SCALLOP CEVICHE*
    cherry heirloom tomatoes, avocado, poblano pepper, jicama, corn tortilla, zucchini, snow peas, key lime & molasses vinaigrette $15

    PAN ROASTED GEORGIA QUAIL
    sautéed herb & bacon polenta, BBQ black-eyed peas, pickled eggs & smoked beet salad, collards, grain mustard scallion cream $15

    BRAISED MISSISSIPPI RABBIT CREPINETTE
    creamy navy bean & blue sky baby turnips, oyster mushrooms, spicy napa cabbage, maple sausage, jicama salad, cider vinegar ginger jus $14

    EMPIRE SHRIMP & GRITS
    yellow stone ground grits, montgomery cheddar, collards, roasted sweet potatoes, pork belly, country ham molasses jus $15

    EMPIRE BABY MESCLUN SALAD
    curly lettuce, red haze leaf, frisée, radicchio, belgian endive, red oak, fenberg, dill, shallot dijon vinaigrette $12

    POINT JUDITH RHODE ISLAND CRISPY CALAMARI
    lightly seasoned cornmeal flour, zingy mayo dipping sauce $12

    CLASSIC TAVERN “330” FRENCH ONION SOUP
    caramelized spanish onions, gruyere cheese, toasted herb croutons, rich broth $11

    Entrees

    GRILLED HARISSA SEASONED BARRAMUNDI
    grilled beef tongue & brown rice pilaf, braised napa cabbage, cauliflower puree, spaghetti squash, cilantro & roasted poblano cream sauce $26

    SAVORY SEASONED GRILLED CERTIFIED BLACK ANGUS BEEF N.Y. STRIP*
    cardamom spiced cous cous & chickpeas, roasted broccolini, celery root & carrot slaw, parsnip puree, spicy prune& ginger sauce $36

    CITRUS & ROSEMARY GRILLED SWORDFISH*
    sautéed fingerling potatoes & cremini mushrooms, parsnip puree, blue sky tuscan kale, black-eyed pea salsa, smoky tomato black olive sauce $26

    GRILLED ROSEMARY SPRINGER FARM’S CHICKEN BREAST
    sautéed orzo & oven roasted tomatoes, spinach, mango salsa, chestnut mushrooms, chipotle & lemongrass jus $23

    ROASTED BACON WRAPPED STUFFED CAROLINA TROUT
    jumbo lump crabmeat & cornbread stuffing, pipette rigate pasta & fava bean ragout, bok choy, pineapple salsa, juniper port wine sauce $26

    EMPIRE SEAFOOD PAELLA
    steamed mussels, scallops, seasonal fish, shrimp, saffron rice, chicken, chorizo sausage, stagianato cheese, herb fumét $26

    ROASTED FIVE SPICE PENNSYLVANIA DUCK BREAST*
    spanish chorizo & roasted fennel barley “risotto”, collard greens, asparagus & rutabaga, smoky beet salad, roasted pineapple port sauce $29

    PAN ROASTED NEW BEDFORD SEA SCALLOPS
    creamy saffron & black bean risotto, braised winter greens, rutabaga puree, celery root & butternut squash, dried cherry madeira jus $27

    LATIN BRAISED “BEELER FARMS” IOWA PORK SHANK
    toasted hominy & farro, roasted butternut squash, molasses red cabbage, crispy plantains, radish salad, ancho chili tomato jus $25

    GRILLED AUSTRALIAN LAMB RACK*
    yukon potato & roasted turnip casserole, oyster mushrooms, baby carrots, braised winter greens, dikon & pear salad, garlic rosemary jus $34

    GINGER & MOLASSES BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIB
    crème fraiche tri-fecta potatoes; purple, sweet, yukon potatoes, tuscan kale, haricot verts, cauliflower chipotle slaw, natural thyme jus $24

    GARLIC & ROSEMARY GRILLED VEAL CHOP
    sautéed corona beans & brussel sprouts, leeks, rutabaga puree, spaghetti squash, fennel salad, mole sauce $39




    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!