Essex Junction

Craft Kitchen & Bar

 

Enjoy a delicious family meal or kick back with friends over a locally brewed craft beer.

Located just steps from the train tracks in the heart of Bloomfield, NJ Essex Junction is the hottest joint in town! With the train a few feet away, and convenient free and paid parking options directly across the street, getting to Essex Junction is a breeze.

 

Menus prepared by renowned chefs offer a wide variety of standard gastropub fare as well as exciting, eclectic options for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch.

Ask our knowledgeable bartenders to pair a “Local Legend” cocktail with your meal or choose from an enormous selection of craft beers, including many New Jersey brewed options!

Menu

Craft Kitchen & Bar

 

Treat yourself to a mouthwatering Junction Burger and Fries or dazzle your taste buds with our Atlantic Salmon. Make sure to save room for a decadent slice of New York Style Cheesecake for dessert! Check out the ever-changing Draft and Bottle Beer Menu to see what’s on tap.

With incredible lunch, dinner, and brunch menus as well as an extensive drink list Essex Junction has something for everyone to enjoy!

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Soups & Salads

Cream of Tomato Soup – cheddar grilled cheese – 6
Caesar Salad – romaine hearts, grana padano, garlic brioche croutons, caesar dressing – 9
Turkey Chili – black beans, onions, garlic, sharp cheddar cheese – 7
Grilled Chicken & Avocado Salad – romaine, corn, black beans, tomato, manchego cheese, tortilla strips, cilantro lime vinaigrette – 16
Seared Salmon Salad – norwegian salmon, mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, toasted sunflower seeds, edamame, carrots, creamy ranch – 17
Southern Fried Chicken Salad – hand battered chicken thighs, mixed greens, tomatoes, grilled onions, bacon, provolone, garlic buttermilk dressing
– add chicken – 8, steak – 10, or salmon – 9, shrimp – 7

Snacks

Baked Wings – choice of bbq, buffalo or sweet and spicy – 11
Dirty Tots – crispy tater tots, braised short ribs, melted cheese – 9
Spicy Tuna Tartare – sushi grade ahi tuna, avocado, mustard oil, cilantro, flat bread – 16
Crispy Asian Calamari – asian slaw, sweet & sour sauce, sesame ginger oil – 15
Beef Short Rib Sliders – braised short ribs, melted provolone, fried pickles – 15
Spinach & Artichoke – artichoke hearts, mozzarella, provolone,tortilla chips – 12
Chorizo Mac & Cheese – casereccia pasta, spanish chorizo, house cheese sauce – 7

Sandwiches

– served with choice of fries or mixed greens
Junction Burger – lettuce, tomato, onion, cheddar cheese, secret sauce – 12
Prime Burger – house ground ribeye, bacon, gouda cheese, runny egg – 21
Crispy Chicken BLT – bacon, lettuce, tomato, chipotle ranch – 14
Vegetable Panini – smashed avocado, arugula, tomato, onion, sesame seeds, multiseed focaccia – 12
Truffle Skirt Steak Sandwich – grilled skirt steak, house cheese sauce, crispy onions, horseradish aioli, focaccia roll – 17
– add bacon – 2, avocado – 2, or fried egg – 2

Large Plates

Chicken Milanese – pounded cutlet, sage lemon/butter sauce, arugula, lemon vinaigrette, shaved grana padano – 20
Shrimp & Grits – jumbo shrimp, corn grits, gouda cheese, basil oil, lemon oil, chili oil, baby arugula – 26
Chimichurri Skirt Steak – 96 hour marinated skirt steak, creamed sweet corn, onion rings, chimichurri sauce – 24
Seared Salmon –  purple peruvian mash, crispy brussels sprouts leaves – 22
Hand -Battered Fish & Chips – fresh cod, herb fries, lemon, malt vinegar, roasted jalepenos tartar sauce – 17

Sides & Fries

Crispy Brussels – sweet soy, shallot, garlic – 9
Asian Style Slaw – cabbage, carrots, red peppers, edamame, scallions, peanuts, sesame vinaigrette – 4
Creamed Sweet Corn – scallions, grana padano cheese – 5
Basket of French Fries – choice of traditional or old bay – 6
parmesian & herbs or truffle oil – 7
Basket of Sweet Potato Fries – served with cream maple dip – 7
Basket of Onion Rings – served with horseradish dip – 7

Dessert

Chocolate Brownie- soft and warm, chocolate chip filled, vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, whipped cream – 8
Banana Cream Pie – graham cracker crust, whipped cream, chocolate shavings – 8

House Favorites

brioche french toast, glazed banana topping – 8
breakfast sandwich, crispy onion, runny egg, cheddar, bacon – 8
mexican chilaquiles, crispy tortillas, pulled chicken, tomatillo salsa, fried egg, crema – 12
2 eggs any style, choice of potatoes or mixed greens, served with toast – 5.50

Omelette Your Way

choice of three: onion, pepper, mushroom, spinach, tomato, bacon, chorizo, cheddar, goat cheese, feta – 9
(.25 each additional topping) (.50 substitute egg whites)
choice of roasted potatoes or mixed greens

Bennys

classic – english muffin, canadian bacon, poached egg, hollandaise – 12
california – multigrain, avocado, arugula, maldon sea salt – 12
meat lover – english muffin, braised short rib, pulled chicken, bacon – 16

Sandwiches

veggie panini – smashed avocado, arugula, tomato, onion, sesame seeds, feta on multigrain – 12
junction burger – LTO, choice of american cheese or cheddar, secret sauce – 12
prime burger – house ground ribeye, bacon, gouda cheese, runny egg – 21
fried chicken – crispy chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, chipotle ranch – 14

Salads

arugula salad – baby arugula, crisp apples, candied walnuts, died cranberries goat cheese, champagne vinaigrette – 11
chopped tomato – chopped tomato, cucumber, red onion, roasted peanuts, olives, feta, mixed greens, balsamic vinaigrette – 11
caesar salad – romaine, garlic croutons, caesar dressing – add chicken, steak, or salmon – 9

Sides

housemade coffee crumb cake – 3
yogurt and housemade granola – 4
crispy brussels sprouts – 9
fries – your choice of traditional, parmesan, or old bay seasoning – 6
1 egg – 2
bacon – 3
english muffin – 2.50

Boozy Brunching

sunday funday – choice of bottomless mimosa, mango sparkling, or bloody mary – 25
mimosa, mango sparkling, or bloody mary – 9

Served Friday & Saturday until 1am. Sunday – Thursday until Midnight.

Junction Burger – 12

LTO, american or cheddar cheese, secret sauce
– Fries or mixed greens –

Prime Burger – 21

house ground ribeye, bacon, gouda cheese, runny egg
– Fries or mixed greens –

Grilled Wings – 11

– bbq – buffalo – sweet & spicy –

French Fries – 6

– parmesan – old bay – traditional

Crispy Brussels – 9

crispy brussels – sweet soy, garlic, shallots

Caesar Salad – 9

romaine, garlic croutons, caesar dressing
– add chicken — steak — salmon –

Dirty Tots – 10

Crispy tater tots, braised short ribs, melted cheese, truffle oil

Paola’s Margarita – 11
casamigos tequila, creme de pampelmousse, grapefruit, fresh lime, fresh lemon

Old Fashioned Manhattan – 11
old forester bourbon, carpano antica sweet vermouth, luxardo cherry juice, maple syrup, chocolate bitters

Winter Mai Tai – 11
real mccoy rum, bitter truth pimento dram, orgeat syrup, goslings dark rum float

EJ’s G & T – 11
hendricks gin, st. germain elderflower, berentzen apple

Ginger Mint Smash – 11
wicklow whiskey, barrow’s ginger liqueur, mint, fresh lemon juice

Raspberry Lavender Martini – 11
finlandia vodka, muddled cucumber and raspberry, fresh lime juice, lavender bitters

Tap 1: Long Trail “Blackberry Wheat” Fruit Beer – Brigewater Corners, VT – 6
Tap 2: Guiness & Co. “Guiness” Stout – Dublin, Ireland – 7
Tap 3: Jersey Cider Works “Ironbound Hard Cider” Hard Cider – Newark, NJ – 7
Tap 4: Allagash – Wheat Beer – Portland, ME – 7
Tap 5: Victory Brewing CO. “Kirsch Gose” Gose – Downing-Town, PA – 7
Tap 6: Otter Creek Brewing CO. “Orange Dream” – Cream Ale – Middlebury, VT – 7
Tap 7: Flying Dog “Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale” – Herbed/Spiced Beer – Frederick, MD – 7
Tap 8: Kane Brewing Company “High Head” American IPA – Ocean, NJ – 7
Tap 9: Shed “Mountain Ale” Old Ale – Middlebury, VT – 8
Tap 10: Firestone Walker Brewing CO. “Pivo” Pilsner – Paso Robles, CA – 6
Tap 11: Founder’s “PC Pils” -American Pale Lager – Grand Rapids, MI – 7
Tap 12: Southern Tier “2XIPA” Double Imperial IPA – Lakewood, NY – 8
Tap 13: Dogfish Head “120 Minute IPA” Double Imperial IPA – Milton, DE – 10

Essex Junction Growler! Take home your favorite brew of the night in an Essex Junction Growler!

 

5.9% Small Town Brewery “Not Your Father’s Root Bear” Illinois – 6
5% Strongbow “Gold Apple Cider” England – 7
5.3% Oskar Blues “ Mama’s Little Yella Pils” Colorado – 6
2.5% Lindemans “Framboise Lambic” Belgium – 9
4% Uinta “Baba Black Lager” Utah – 7
5.1% Ayinger “Baru Weisse” Germany – 8
5.2% Wells & Young “Banana Bread” England – 9
6.2% Smuttynose “Robust Porter” New Hampshire – 7
6.5% Rogue “Dead Guy Ale” Oregon – 7
10% St. Bernardus “ABT 12 Quadruple” Belguim – 10
7.8% Stone “Arrogant Bastard Ale” California – 9
6.5% Brasserie Dupont “Saison” Belgium – 10
4.7% Founders “All Day IPA” Michigan – 6
9.5% Great Divide Brewing Company “Yeti Imperial Stout” Colorado – 10
4% Bards “ Sorghum Malt Pale Ale” Minnesota GF – 7

5.3% Firestone Walker Brewing “Pivo Pils” California – 6
5% Heineken “Lager” Amsterdam – 5
4.17% Miller Lite “Miller Lite” Wisconsin – 5
4.4% Yuengling “Lager” Pennsylvania – 5
4.6% Southern Tier Brewing Company “Tangier Session IPA” New York – 6
6.5% Oskar Blues “Dale’s Pale Ale” Colorado – 6
4.2% Coors Light “Coors Light” Colorado – 5
4.6% Corona “Corona” Mexico – 5
Prosecco, Tiamo Italy – 10/32
Champagne, Veuve Cliquot Yellow Label, France – 90
Riesling, Selbach Piesporter Michelsberg, Germany – 10/32
Pinot Grigio, Vigneti del Sole, Italy – 8/27
Albarino, Columna, Spain – 9/28
Sauvignon Blanc, Mount Riley New Zealand – 10/32
Sancerre, Jean Luc Raimbault, France – 12/36
Chablis, Domaine Savary France – 54
Chardonnay, Heron Mendocino County, California – 10/32
Chardonnay, Banshee Sonoma Coast, California – 12/36

Rose, Baron de Ley, Rioja, Spain – 9/28
Pinot Noir, Rickshaw Nice, California – 11/33
Pinot Noir, Banshee Sonoma Country, California – 14/45
Pinot Noir, Domaine Taupenot-Merme Burgundy, France – 120
Malbec, Tomero Argentina – 12/36
Merlot, Michael Sullberg Sonoma, California – 9/27
Merlot, Rombauer Napa Valley, California – 65
Sangiovese, Boscarelli Vino Nobile de Montepulciano Italy – 80
Cabernet Savignon, Broadside Paso Robles, California – 10/32
Cabernet Savignon, Cartlidge & Brown North Coast, California – 12/36
Cabernet Savignon, Ladera Napa Valley, California – 90
Shiraz, Chateau Tanunda Australia – 58
Zinfandel, Seghesio Sonoma, California – 54

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We will closed every Monday for the summer! We’ll resume regular store hours in September.

Tuesdays – Wednesday
3:30pm – 10:00pm
Bar stays open until 1:00am
Late Night Menu Only 10:00pm-12:00am

Thursday – Saturday
11:30am – 11:00pm
Bar stays open until 2:00am
Late Night Menu Only 11:00pm-1:00am

Sunday
10:30am – 9:00pm
Bar stays open until Midnight
Late Night Menu Only 9:00pm-11pm

  973.680.8110

  info@thejunctionusa.com

  90 Washington st, Bloomfield, NJ

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