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

  •  MAIN DINING MENU

    2019

    First Courses

    Warm Crispy Phyllo & Roasted Pennsylvania Duck Cigar

    hickory smoked fingerling potato salad, muhammara puree, walnuts, spinach, oyster mushrooms, arugula, fennel & orange vinaigrette $14

    Empire Steamed Clams & Braised Oxtail  

    stagianato cheese, roasted organic carrots, smoked collard greens, bacon, cremini mushrooms, potato gnocchi, corn, garlic white wine broth $15

     Jumbo Lump Crab meat & Sea Scallop Ceviche

    crispy tortilla, plantain, poblano pepper, pineapple, cilantro, black bean puree, chicharron, honey lime vinaigrette  $16

    Ahi Tuna Tartare

      marinated sea weed salad, cucumber disc, avocado, mango, sesame seeds, cilantro, crispy wontons, wasabi ginger mayo sauce $17

     “Pepsi Cola” Braised Pork Belly & Asian Pork Shoulder Dumpling

    spicy mung bean & hominy, grilled pineapple, snow peas, kohlrabi chow chow, napa cabbage, ginger molasses vinaigrette  $15

    Marinated Grilled Georgia Quail

    warm toasted farro & mozzarella salad, sun dried tomatoes, portabella mushroom, chick pea puree, green olive & garlic vinaigrette $15

    Za’tar Roasted Madagascar King Prawns

    creamy herb & mozzarella polenta, spicy tuscan kale, green tomato & mango salsa, arugula, walnut, caper herb & white wine jus  $17 

    Empire Baby Mesclun Salad

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

     Harrington Street Salad

     local blue sky farm lettuce, pickled egg, beets, crispy chick peas, croutons, blueberries, gouda, creamy honey tahini yogurt dressing $13

    Soup du Jour   $12

     

    Entrées

    Grilled Citrus & Za’tar Seasoned Chilean Verlasso Salmon 

    ditalini pasta & roasted rutabaga, pancetta ham, garlicky tuscan kale, corn slaw, roasted cremini mushroom & red bell pepper jus $26

    Grilled Black Angus Beef Filet*

     toasted farro  & petite french lentils, harrisa roasted broccolini, collard greens, bacon, tomato pesto salad, pine nuts, poblano madeira sauce $48

    Roasted Springer Farm’s Chicken Breast

    creamy english pea & sun dried tomato risotto, roasted asparagus, cauliflower & kohlrabi slaw, lemon caper butter sauce $25

    Grilled Latin Seasoned Barramundi

    duck confit & deviled egg fingerling potato salad, grilled savoy cabbage, muhammara puree, walnuts, broccolini, golden raisin & ginger jus $26

    Empire Seafood Paella

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

    Roasted Five Spice Pennsylvania Duck Breast*

    trifecta potato & leek tart, prunes, gouda cheese, sweet & sour red cabbage, black-eyed pea beet salad, roasted pineapple port jus $29

    Pan Roasted New Bedford Sea Scallops

    white northern bean & artichoke ragout, collard greens, spaghetti squash, pineapple salsa, chorizo & tomatillo sauce  $28

    Grilled Australian Lamb Rack*

    black barley & harissa roasted sweet potatoes, feta cheese, napa cabbage, turnip puree, sautéed haricot verts, apricot curry jus $35

    Pan Roasted Empire Jumbo Lump Crab Cake   

    brown basmati rice & local chestnut mushrooms, bok choy, melon salad, latin spice carrots, grain mustard scallion cream sauce  $29

    Grain Mustard Braised Mississippi Rabbit Pasta

    fava beans, kale, rutabaga, grilled portabella, zucchini, gemelli pasta, cherry tomatoes, stagianato cheese, rosemary garlic velouté sauce $26

    Grilled Rosemary Canadian Veal Strip Loin

    creamy ricotta & pancetta ham polenta, ratatouille, wilted spinach, butternut squash puree, dried cherry coco jus $38

    Daniel Schurr

    Chef de Cuisine

                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

     

     

                                                               

     

     

     

                                                               




    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!