Popover Cafe 551 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10024 • 212-595-8555

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OLD FAVORITES

LUNCH & DINNER - Served daily 11:30am -10:00pm
This Menu is not available during brunch service. Served weekends & holidays between 5-10pm

Pasta - (full orders are served with a popover)

PASTA POMODORO 11.50
fusilli tossed with our home-made tomato sauce & shredded basil

PASTA POMODORO DELUXE 13.50
with imported Italian fontina cheese, our home-made tomato sauce & shredded basil

Entrees - (served with a popover)

Prime FILET MIGNON 22.95
au natural with you choice of potato & vegetable
Petite FILET MIGNON (4-5 oz. portion) served as above 18.95

CHICKEN "POP" PIE 15.95
a split open popover filled with chunks of boneless chicken breast, & seasonal vegetables (asparagus, mushrooms, carrots, zucchini, potatoes, onions, peas & garlic) in a light cream gravy (extra popover on request-no charge) .

VEGETARIAN BLACK BEAN CHILI topped with the WORKS 13.95
the works: sour crearn, cheddar cheese, avocado, scallion, red onion & diced tomato (can sub yogurt & low fat cheese) (low fat/good carbs) .

VEGETARIAN SPAGHETTI SQUASH PRIMAVERA 14.95
pomodoro sauce & diced vegetables (onions, carrots, zucchini, garlic, red pepper, green pepper, broccoli)tossed w/spaghetti squash & fontina cheese on bed of fresh spinach (low fat/good carbs) without fontina cheese 13.50

Entree Salads - (served with a popover)

SLICED FILET MIGNON SALAD 16.95
with artichoke heart, avocado, tomato, roasted potato, roasted red pepper, organic mesclun greens & frizzled onions with balsamic vinaigrette

BLACKENED SHRIMP SALAD 15.95
with orange segments, avocado, tomato, grilled red onion & herb croutons on wild greens with an orange vinaigrette

CRISP CRUMBED CHICKEN FINGERS with MANGO, SPICED WALNUTS 15.50
& dried cranberries on spinach with a mango-balsamic vinaigrette

HERBED CHICKEN TENDER SALAD 15.50
with toasted pecan, pears, danish blue cheese, organic mesclun greens & lemon vinaigrette

SEARED SALMON* SALAD 15.50
on organic mesclun greens tossed with tainari toasted almonds, tomato, bean sprouts, scallion, water chestnuts & maple-soy vinaigrette

FRESH GRILLED SALMON* RIVIERA SALAD 15.95
mixed greens, artichoke heart, capers, string beans, nicoise olives, red onion, fresh red pepper, hard boiled egg & tomato

*We use only Black Pearl farm raised environmentally conservative salmon, tested to contain hundreds times less the concentration of dioxin and thousands times less the concentration of PCB's than wild salmon tested, and is raised in Scotland on feed that does not contain any added pigmenting compounds.

POPOVER CAFÉ SPECIALS

Appetizers & Pastas
Prince Edward Island Mussels 7.95
in a Provencal sauce with a touch of Ouzo & Garlic Croutons

Corn & Fin Crab Fritters 7.50
with a trio of sauces

Pumpkin filled Ravioli 9.25
on a Bed of Sautéed Spinach with Toasted Walnuts & a Fresh Herb Lemon Buerre Blanc Entrée portion with Popover 15.95

Shiritaki or Pennette with Low Fat Chicken-Apple Sausage 15.95
Red Pepper, Onion, Roasted Garlic & Zucchini
(shiritaki is a pasta made from tofu & yam 8oz. = 40 Cal 6 gm carb 3 gm fiber)

Entrees (served with a popover)

Surf & Turf--Blackened Filet Mignon & Fresh Gulf Shrimp 28.95
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes, sauteed Spinach & Glace de Veau
Solo Filet 24.95

Black Pearl Scottish Salmon Health Watch (no added fat) $17.95
seared with Black & White Sesame Seeds, served with Baked Sweet Potato & String Beans & Orange Soy Sauce

Cider Brined Porterhouse Pork Chop 18.95
with Caramelized Apples, Red Eye Gravy & String Beans

Wine Braised Lamb Shanks 18.95
with Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes & Asparagus

Phyllo Salmon Wellington with Mushroom Duxelle 18.95
served with a Lemon Buerre Blanc, Pesto Orzo & Zucchini-Pepper mélange

Prince Edward Island Mussels 13.95
in a Provencal sauce with a touch of Ouzo & Garlic Croutons

Fresh Gulf Shrimp with a Lime-Wasabi Buerre Blanc 18.95
on Wild Rice & Broccoli

Side Salads
Bistro Salad 8.95
Roasted Pear, Goat Cheese, Pecans, Onion & Arugula

Cafe Salad 4.95
Organic Mesclun, Tomato, Mushroom, Scallion

Garden Salad 3.95
Romaine, Tomato, Carrot & English Cucumber

EGGCETERA

Omelettes - served morning, noon & night Three eggs with a popover (egg whites - add 1.00)

MUSHROOM, GARLIC, HERB SAUTÉ 9.50
with a side of sour cream

THE CAPRICORN 10.95
goat cheese, wild mushrooms & spinach

THE REAL NEW YORKER 9.95
horseradish cheddar cheese, sauteed onions & diced tomato

SANTA FE 9.95
onion, peppers, tomatoes, chilies & cheddar cheese, tortilla shreds & sour cream

CRAB, SAUTÉED MUSHROOM, ASPARAGUS, CHIVE, HOLLANDAISE 11.95

CRANBERRY, BACON & CHEDDAR 10.95

HEALTH WATCH - EGG WHITE OMELETTE 10.95
with lite jarlsberg cheese, diced fresh tomato, scallion, fresh basil & lightly sautéed mushrooms served with a low-fat chicken & apple sausage (no pork) whole grain toast or popover

GRUYERE or CHEDDAR 8.50

BLACK FOREST HAM with GRUYERE or CHEDDAR 9.75

Eggspecialies - served morning, noon & night

CAROLINA DINAH SPECIAL 13.95
grilled jambon de paris, (that's a french ham steak, hereabouts) with red-eye gravy cheddar cheese grits, (back by popular demand) two eggs any style & a popover

SMOKED CHICKEN HASH 12.95
with browned, diced potatoes, onions, corn & red pepper served with your choice of scrambled or fried eggs & a popover

SALMON A DAY - Two fresh chunk BLACK PEARL SALMON, ONION & HERB PATTIES 12.95
scrambled or fried eggs, sliced tomatoes, whole grain toast or popover

SPECIAL SCRAMBLE 11.95
three eggs scrambled with smoked norwegian salmon, cream cheese & chives & a popover

AEGEAN SCRAMBLE with FETA CHEESE, HERB ROASTED TOMATOES 10.95
sautéed onion & black olives chives & a popover

CREOLE SCRAMBLE 10.95
with andouille sausage, garlic, onion, horseradish cheddar & tomato & a popover

EGGS BENEDICT ARNOLD 11.95
a split open popover filled with black forest ham, two fried eggs & lemon hollandaise with smoked salmon instead of ham 12.95

EGGS POPEYE 13.95
a split open popover filled with smoked salmon & creamed spinach two fried eggs & lemon hollandaise

FLOPOVER 9.95
an eggy, baked pancake (like a hearty crepe) filled with sautéed apples, pears & currants topped with cinnamon sugar & sour cream

ITALIAN FLOPOVER 10.95
an eggy, baked pancake (like a hearty crepe) filled with mozzarella, oven roasted tomatoes, fresh basil & pomodoro sauce topped with parmesan

FRENCH FLOPOVER 10.95
an eggy, baked pancake (like a hearty crepe) filled with brie, roasted pears, diced jambon de paris & scallions

Griddle - served until 11:30 am weekdays, 5:00 pm weekends and holidays)

CHALLAH FRENCH TOAST 8.95
topped with fresh fruit served with pure maple syrup

MEL'S HEALTH WATCH BAKED ORANGE-VANILLA CHALLAH FRENCH TOAST 8.95
(made with egg white & skim milk) served with a strawberry-orange compote

LEMON TWIST PANCAKES 8.95
with fresh berries & a side of our lemon syrup

MULTI-GRAIN, (wheat-corn-rice) BUTTERMILK FLAPJACKS 8.95
with warm blueberry compote

Cereals

TOASTED HONEY-VANILLA GRANOLA 6.50
our own blend of grains, nuts, dried fruits served w/yogurt, milk, or skim milk & topped w/bananas

STEEL CUT IRISH OATMEAL (served until 11:30 am) 6.50
topped with chunky apple sauce & brown sugar served with heavy cream, milk or skim milk.

Eggstras

FRESH CHICKEN & APPLE SAUSAGE (no pork) (90 calories) 3.95
FRESH CHUNK BLACK PEARL SALMON, ONION & HERB PATTY 3.95
BACON or TURKEY ''BACON " 3.95
BLACK FOREST HAM 3.95
ROSEMARY ROASTED POTATOES 3.75
FRESH FRUIT CUP 5.95

POPOVERS • SOUPS • SALADS
Popovers served with strawberry butter or, on request, strawberry preserves or unsalted butter or unsweetened apple butter.

BASKET OF THREE POPOVERS 6.25
SINGLE POPOVER 2.25

Soups (available after 11am)
RUSSIAN BEEF & CABBAGE BORSCHT
BOWL served with a popover 7.50
CUP served solo 4.95
SOUPS OF THE DAY
BOWL served with a popover 6.75
CUP served solo 4.25

Salads (available after 11 am) served with a Popover and your choice of house dressings: mustard-herb vinaigrette, lemon vinaigrette, tarragon-blue cheese, russian, or no-fat honey mustard

BENGALI CHICKEN SALAD 14.95
with apples, currants, red onion, scallion & garam masala in an orange dressing garnished with fresh fruit

NICE DICE 13.95
diced freshly roasted turkey breast with cucumber, red pepper, red onion, scallion, tomato, carrot, low fat jarlsberg with shredded spinach & dressing

BABY SPINACH & GOAT CHEESE SALAD 14.25
with spiced candied walnuts, roasted pear, crisp bacon & red onion

ADRIATIC SALAD 13.95
mixed greens, feta cheese, roasted peppers, house roasted herbed tomatoes, nicoise olives, cucumbers & bermuda onion

RIVIERA SALAD 13.95
chunk white tuna mixed greens, artichoke heart, capers, string beans, nicoise olives, red onion, fresh red pepper, hard boiled egg & tomato

FRANK'S FLORIDA SALAD 12.95
mixed greens, grated carrot, avocado, artichoke heart, bacon, tomato & hard-boiled egg

CHEF SALAD 14.95
mixed greens, chicken breast, black forest ham, gruyere, cheddar, mushroom, tomato & hard-boiled egg

SLIM CHICKENS 13.95
smoked chicken, roasted pepper, low-fat jarlsberg, scallion, cucumber, broccoli, mushroom & organic mesclun greens

WATERCRESS SALAD 12.95
with blue cheese, bacon, mushroom, artichoke heart, cucumber, tomato, red onion & garlic herb croutons

WHAT'S UP WALDORF 12.95
carrots, walnuts, apple, raisins & blue cheese on organic mesclun greens

GARDEN ROASTED VEGGIES 12.50
portobello mushroom, artichoke heart, red onion, zucchini, red pepper & tomato on organic mesclun greens

SLICED BREAST OF CHICKEN 12.50
with your choice of dressing & artichoke heart, cucumber, tomato & broccoli & zucchini salad

TUNA OR CHICKEN SALAD PLATTER 12.50
served with artichoke heart, tomato, cucumber & blanched broccoli & zucchini salad

VERONICA'S HEALTH WATCH 9.95
garden salad platter with sliced chicken breast..

SMALL GARDEN SALAD 4.75
romaine, tomato, cucumber & grated carrot. without a popover 3.95

SMALL CAFE SALAD 5.75
mushrooms, scallion & tomato on organic mesclun greens
without a popover 4.95

BISTRO SALAD 9.95
arugula, goat cheese, roasted pear, toasted, pecan
without a popover 8.95

BURGERS, MELTS & SANDWICHES (available after 11 am)
Most sandwiches are served on Eli's pumpernickel, whole grain, rye, sesame roll, country white or a popover, with a side of pasta salad

Burgers

PRIME SIRLOIN BURGER 9.25
1/2 pound of prime sirloin on an Eli's sesame sandwich roll w/roasted potatoes, lettuce & tomato
with sauteed onions 9.50
with cheddar 9.95
with bacon & cheddar 10.95
with garlic & mozzarella 9.95
Joannie's Way with horseradish-cheddar & russian dressing 9.95

SALMON BURGER 11.95
chunks of Black Pearl salmon seasoned with sauteed onions & herbs, on an Eli's sesame sandwich roll with watercress, tomato, tartar sauce & rosemary roasted potatoes

TURKEY BURGER 9.25
freshly ground turkey on an Eli's sesame sandwich roll with watercress & tomato with a side of rosemary roasted potatoes

SLIM BEAR LOW CARB TURKEY PIZZA BURGER 9.25
freshly ground turkey burger on a platter topped with pomodoro sauce & melted mozzarella with a side of sauteed vegetables

VEGETARIAN BURGER 8.95
on an Eli's sesame sandwich roll with watercress & tomato, served with a yogurt-cucumber-dill dressing & roasted potatoes

Melts (*Quessadilla, Grilled Chicken & Grilled Filet Mignon are not available during Brunch or Holiday Service)

QUESSADILLA * 11.95
filled with smoked chicken, grilled red onion, scallion, black bean chili, cheddar & mozzarella with a tomato-avocado salsa

GRILLED CHICKEN* 11.95
with red onion, roasted red pepper, portobello mushroom, watercress, mozzarella & chipotle mayonnaise on rosemary ciabatta with a side of rosemary roasted potatoes

GRILLED SLICED FILET MIGNON* 13.95
tossed with sauteed onions & red peppers, topped with melted mozzarella, tomato, watercress & mayo on rosemary ciabatta with a side of rosemary roasted potatoes

MAD RUSSIAN 10.95
black forest ham, chicken breast, bacon, tomato, melted gruyere, russian dressing with a side of pasta salad

GRANNY (aka TAB) 10.95
fresh turkey breast, granny smith apple, turkey bacon, melted cheddar, red onion, watercress, raisin-horseradish dressing with a side of pasta salad

TARA'S TARANTELLA 10.95
smoked chicken breast, melted mozzarella, tomato, red onion, watercress & mustard herb dressing with a side of pasta salad

QUITE A KICK 10.95
melted horseradish cheddar, black forest ham, bacon, avocado, red onion, whole grain mustard with a side of pasta salad

SORRY CHARLIE 10. 95
tuna salad, avocado, tomato & melted cheddar & watercress served open-faced with a side of pasta salad

KATHLEEN'S VEGETARIAN AVOCADO MELT 9.50
avocado, mushroom, tomato, watercress, melted gruyere & russian dressing w/side of pasta salad

GRILLED VEGETABLES ON ROSEMARY CIABATTA 10.25
(zucchini, red pepper, portobello mushroom & artichoke heart) with melted mozzarella & basil-garlic oil with a side of pasta salad

VEGETARIAN POP ART 8.95
(try this one on a popover-a little messy but a knockout) marinated artichoke, roasted red pepper, watercress, red onion, melted mozzarella & russian with a side of pasta salad

Sandwiches with a side of pasta salad

SUNSHINE CAB CO. 9.25
chicken breast, bacon, avocado & mayonnaise

CABBY With the works 9.75
red onion, lettuce tomato

SANDY'S FAVORITE 6.95
bacon, lettuce, tomato, sliced hard-boiled egg, & russian dressing

THE BUTLER DID IT 10.50
smoked salmon, cream cheese, tomato, red onion, cucumber & watercress

CHUNKY CHICKEN SALAD 7.95
poached white meat chicken tossed with celery, carrot, scallion & mayo
add bacon 8.95

TUNA SALAD 7.75
tossed with celery, carrot, scallion & mayo

TUNA with the works 8.25
red onion, lettuce tomato

DESSERTS

Individual Rustic Caramel Apple Tart 6.50
served warm with a side homemade vanilla whipped cream

Warm Italian Chocolate Bread Pudding 5.95
with a side of homemade vanilla whipped cream

Chocolate Mousse Cake 5.95
with raspberry coulis

Belgian Chocolate Silk Mousse 5.95
topped with homemade vanilla whipped cream & tiny chocolate blossom curls

Warm Strawberry-Rhubarb Cobbler 5.95
a longtime favorite-with a cornmeal biscuit top & a side of homemade vanilla whipped cream

Lemon Curd Brulee 5.00
cup of fresh berries topped with homemade lemon curd - we think the best lemon curd around-bruleed to order

Chocolate Fondue with Fresh Fruit for one 5.95 for two 7.95
(bananas, strawberries, raspberries, pineapple)

Pear-Peach-Blueberry Fruit Crisp 5.95
with an oat-brown sugar-cinnamon streusel served warm with & a side of vanilla ice cream

No Added Sugar Raspberry Pear Phyllo Turnover 5.95
with a raspberry coulis

Fudgy No-Nut Brownie 3.00
any dessert Ben & Jerry's a la mode add 2.00

ICE CREAM DESSERTS

Classic Sundae 5.95
ice cream, hot fudge or butterscotch, whipped cream, chocolate curls & a berry

NEW- Something Smore Sundae 6.50
ice cream, hot fudge & crumbled cinnamon grahams topped with bruleed marshmallow cream

Popover Blowout 6.95
hot popover filled with ice cream, hot fudge & or butterscotch, whipped cream & chocolate curls
(indulgent for l -satisfying for 2 served with 2 forks & 2 spoons)

Brownie Blowout 6.95
fudgy brownie topped w/ice cream, hot fudge & or butterscotch, whipped cream & chocolate curls

Milk Shakes made with Ben & Jerry's ice cream
Vanilla, Black & White, Chai or Espresso & sometimes strawberry 4.50
Pomegranate Milkshake 4.95

Mondae 3.95
single scoop of ice cream with a small side of hot fudge or butterscotch

FYI
Due to the changing nature of our menu, please mention any ingredients you must avoid.

For your convenience a gratuity of 18% will be added to the bill for parties of seven or more.