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

    2017

    Appetizers

    SCOTTISH SALMON GRAVLAX TOSTADA*
    fava bean & heirloom tomato salad, grilled corn, fenberg lettuce, fried avocado, chipotle aioli $15

    GRILLED BEEF TONGUE & NAVY BEAN SALAD*
    local gem lettuce, fennel, orange segments, dates, frisée, grilled asparagus, crispy green tomato, key lime molasses vinaigrette $14

    HEIRLOOM TOMATO CAPRESE SALAD
    creamy buffalo mozzarella, basil pesto, baby greens, balsamic & honey reduction $14

    COCONUT & CURRY BRAISED MONKFISH & GRILLED HARISSA OCTOPUS*
    bok choy kimchi, lotus root, snow peas, udon noodles, radish, asian eggplant, roasted oyster mushrooms, curry broth $15

    PAN ROASTED GEORGIA QUAIL
    sautéed ricotta gnudi dumplings, spinach, king oyster mushrooms, turnips, dijon mustard & thyme cream sauce $15

    CITRUS & ROSEMARY GRILLED SHRIMP & SMOKED TROUT SALAD
    grilled fingerling potatoes & sun dried tomato salad, pimento cheese, radish, edamame, arugula, ginger mango vinaigrette $16

    PHYLLO WRAPPED “BEELER FARMS” IOWA PORK BELLY
    creamy hominy & roasted radish, braised mustard greens, sophia goat cheese, green olive, beet salad, roasted poblano & molasses sauce $14

    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

    ENTRÉES

    GRILLED AUSTRALIAN BARRAMUNDI
    grilled fingerling potatoes & smoky beets, corn slaw, roasted oyster mushrooms, cauliflower puree, lemon herb nage $26

    GRILLED CERTIFIED BLACK ANGUS BEEF NEW YORK STRIP*
    creamy roasted sweet potatoes & corona beans, collard greens, sautéed snow peas, corn salad, ancho chili & apple cider vinegar jus $34

    CITRUS & ROSEMARY GRILLED SWORDFISH*
    navy beans & sun-dried tomatoes, sautéed spicy collards, spaghetti squash, lettuce hearts, cucumber, roasted tomatillo poblano sauce $26

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

    EMPIRE BLUE CRAB & PASTA CASSEROLE
    roasted cauliflower & cherry tomatoes, pancetta ham, wilted spinach, grain mustard leeks & celery root, harissa & red pepper cream sauce $28

    EMPIRE SEAFOOD PAELLA
    steamed mussels, scallops, seasonal fish, shrimp, saffron rice, chicken, chorizo sausage, stagianato cheese, herb fumét $25

    ROASTED FIVE SPICE PENNSYLVANIA DUCK BREAST*
    potato & spinach gratin, butter braised savoy cabbage, french horn mushroom salad, port wine & thyme jus $29

    PAN ROASTED NEW BEDFORD SEA SCALLOPS
    basil pesto risotto, pine nuts, bacon braised escarole, turnip puree, ratatouille, arugula, romesco sauce $27

    PAN ROASTED BEELER FARMS IOWA PORK CHOP*
    crispy date & herb polenta, sweet potato puree, mustard greens, creamy fava beans & celery root, arugula, dried cherry balsamic sauce $26

    GRILLED AUSTRALIAN LAMB RACK*
    english pea & local mushroom risotto, bok choy, roasted asparagus, baby turnip salad, grain mustard citrus jus $34

    BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIB
    corona beans & baby carrots, sautéed garlicky spinach, savoy cabbage chow chow, horseradish & grain mustard jus $24

    BRAISED 330 VEAL OSSO BUCCO
    cheesy whipped polenta, sautéed zucchini, fried green tomato, roasted asparagus, roasted plum tomato veal jus $29




    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!