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, Garden State Parkway less than a mile from us, 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 specialty 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 house made 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

Caesar Salad – romaine hearts, grana padano, garlic brioche croutons, – 9
Turkey Chili – black beans, scallions, sharp cheddar cheese – 7
Grilled Chicken 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 – crispy chicken breast, mixed greens, tomatoes, grilled onions, bacon, provolone, garlic buttermilk dressing – 16
add chicken – 8, steak – 10, or salmon – 9, shrimp – 7

Snacks

Baked Wings – choice of bbq, buffalo or sweet and spicy – 11
choice of blue cheese or chipotle ranch
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 – spanish chorizo, house cheese sauce – 7
Roasted Garlic Hummus – carrots, celery, flat bread, chili oil – 10

Sandwiches

– served with choice of fries or mixed greens
Junction Burger – lettuce, tomato, onion, cheddar cheese, secret sauce – 12
Prime Burger – house ground prime rib, bacon, gouda cheese, runny egg – 21
Crispy Chicken BLT – bacon, lettuce, tomato, chipotle ranch – 14
Vegetable Panini – garlic hummus, arugula, tomato, onion, sesame seeds, multiseed focaccia – 12
Steak Sandwich – grilled steak, house cheese sauce, crispy onions, sauteed peppers – 15
– 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 – 36 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 – junction special brussel sauce – 10
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 – vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, whipped cream – 8
Vanilla Wafer Pudding – whipped cream, shaved chocolate – 8

Served Sundays from 10:30am – 3:00pm

House Favorites

Egg dishes served with choice of potatoes or mixed greens

2 Eggs Any Style, served with toast  – 7
breakfast sandwich, crispy onion, scrambled egg, cheddar, bacon – 8
bananas foster french toast, brioche bread, glazed bananas – 9

Omelette Your Way

choice of three: onion, pepper, mushroom, spinach, tomato, bacon, chorizo, cheddar, goat cheese, feta – 8

(.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
salmon burger – atlantic salmon, lettuce, tomato, onion, jalapeno, aioli, brioche bun – 15

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 – 7
avocado toast – multigrain toast, smashed avocado, feta cheese, chili flakes, sunflower seeds – 7
crispy brussels sprouts-  – 9
crispy fries – your choice of traditional, parmesan, or old bay seasoning – 6
bacon – 4
english muffin – 2.50

Boozy Brunching

sunday funday – choice of bottomless mimosa, mango sparkling, or bloody mary – 25 per person
comte de bucques mimosa’s, sparkling mango, or finlandia bloody mary’s – 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

Whiskey Mint Smash – 11 Knob Creek bourbon, cherry herring, mint syrup, lemon juice

Spiked Green Tea – 11 Tito’s vodka, fresh lemon juice, honey, green tea, ginger simple syrup, sweetened iced tea

Napoleon Dynamite- 11 Hendrick’s gin, cranberry syrup, lime juice, napoleon mandrine

Raspberry-Lavender Martini – 11 Finlandia vodka, raspberries,  cucumber slice, simple syrup, fresh lime juice, lavender bitters

Miami Will’s Cumcumber Mojito – 11 Bacardi rum, mint cucumber syrup, lime juice

Ralph’s Field of Greens – 11 Casamigo’s blanco tequila, creme de pamplemousse lillet, basil leaves, lemon juice

The Amazing Grace – 11 Casamigo’s blanco tequia, mango nectar, campari lime juice, mint leave & jalapeno

 

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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Sunday 10:30 am- MIDNIGHT

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  90 Washington st, Bloomfield, NJ

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