Contoocook Covered Bridge Restaurant & Lounge

Classy casual cuisine

Beautiful view: river, waterfall, covered bridge
Romantic, candlelight, friendly atmosphere
Simple or fancy, for all occasions

Food hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 11:30AM – 9PM
Sunday: 11:30AM – 8PM

Bar stays open later
Ask about our local live entertainment in the bar, many evenings
Closed Mondays and 4 holidays (Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas)

Dine in or take out

Phone 746-5191, www.CoveredBridgeRestaurant.com

Gift certificates available
MasterCard, Visa, and Discover accepted

9% NH meals tax not included
For parties of at least 8 dining in, 18% gratuity might be added

16 Cedar St. (First Floor), Contoocook NH 03229-3305

Starters

Disco sweet fries: crispy sweet-potato fries served with groovy dipping sauce, 6.95
Stuffed potato skins: deep-fried potato cups baked with bacon and Jack & cheddar cheeses, served with scallions & sour cream, 6.95
Donna’s dumplings: 12 pork-ginger dumplings, boiled then fried to perfection, with scallions & Chinese ginger-garlic sauce, 7.25
Chicken strips: crispy hand-breaded chicken-tender strips — choose “served with honey-mustard” or “tossed with Buffalo thriller sauce,” 7.95
Lump crab cakes: 2 Maryland-style crab cakes, made with real lump crabmeat, served with Dijon-mustard-wine sauce, 7.95
Stuffed mushrooms: mushrooms marinated in balsamic vinaigrette, stuffed with spinach-artichoke dip, baked with white wine, bacon, and Parmesan cheese, 7.95
Garlic chicken nachos app: corn chips, seasoned chicken, Jack & cheddar cheeses , bean dip, jalapeños, black olives, garlic-cilantro dressing, salsa, and sour cream, 8.50

Specialty Soups

French onion gratiné: cup of French onion soup baked with Parmesan & Swiss cheeses, 4.25
Soup du jour: creative seasonal soups, cup 3.95, bowl 4.75
New England seafood chowder: full of clams, shrimp, & haddock, cup 4.25, bowl 4.95
Soup combo: for any of those soups, add a garden salad or small Caesar salad or half sandwich (Simply turkey, Devonshire, Reuben, or BLT), add 3.50

Salads

Dressing: Caesar, 1000 Island, ranch, bleu cheese, creamy feta, honey mustard, balsamic vinaigrette
Japanese steak salad: we start with a big garden salad then add Japanese slaw, grilled teriyaki steak, toasted sesame seeds, scallions, and crispy wonton strips — choose your dressing, 11.95
Club salad: big garden salad topped with smoked turkey, diced-bacon sprinkles, and avocado dressing, 11.95
Bridge bistro salad: seared scallops, grilled broccoli, and roasted garlic, tossed with seasonal greens & vegetables, served with balsamic vinaigrette, 14.95
Contoocook salad builder: start with a big garden salad or big Caesar salad (5.95). Then heat things up by adding your favorites:
black olives .50, Jack & cheddar .95, bacon 1.75, artichoke hearts 1.95, grilled broccoli 2.25
grilled chicken 3.25, crispy chicken 3.25, ground beef 3.25, smoked turkey 3.50, seasoned steak 4.50, jerk shrimp 5.75, seared scallops 6.95

Americana

Served with your choice of garden salad or soup du jour cup, plus your choice of rice pilaf, hand-cut fries, chef’s veggies, coleslaw, or (after 4PM) baked potato
For beef, choose well-done, medium-well, medium, medium-rare, or rare (but choosing undercooked meat might increase your risk of food-borne illness)
Chicken-strips dinner: crispy hand-breaded chicken-tender strips — choose “served with honey-mustard” or “tossed with Buffalo thriller sauce,” 11.95
Lemon-garlic chicken: lightly breaded grilled chicken breast baked with mushrooms and a lemon-garlic white-wine sauce, 12.95
Black & bleu chicken: grilled chicken breast with blackened Cajun spices, bleu cheese, bacon, and scallions, 12.95
Black & bleu sirloin tips: grilled sirloin tips with blackened Cajun spices, bleu cheese, bacon, and scallions, 14.95
Au jus sirloin tips: grilled sirloin tips in a flavorful pan-roasted beef stock and topped with fried mushrooms, 14.95
Mixed grill: 4-ounce filet mignon with a horseradish sauce and 5 Cajun-garlic shrimp, 15.95
Dijon salmon: Chilean salmon, drizzled with a white-wine Dijon-mustard sauce and grilled, 15.95
Stuffed haddock: wild haddock stuffed with crabmeat, topped with lobster sauce, and baked, 15.95
Delmonico steak: 10-ounce rib-eye Delmonico steak, pan-seared in butter with sprigs or thyme and subtle garlic, 21.95
Seafood classics: choose baked (with butter, white wine, and breadcrumb topping) or deep-fried (golden brown):
wild haddock 14.50, shrimp 15.95, sea scallops 18.95, combo (choose 2) 18.50

Italian

Served with garlic bread, plus your choice of garden salad or soup du jour cup
Chicken Parmesan: crispy breaded chicken breast baked with cheeses, on linguini, with roasted-tomato marinara sauce, 12.75
Chicken cordon bleu mac & cheese: our fusion of Italian, French, and American styles includes diced crispy chicken, ham, and gemelli pasta,
tossed in a cheese sauce, baked with a light crumb topping, 13.95
Chicken broccoli Alfredo: grilled chicken tenders, broccoli, and Alfredo sauce, tossed with linguini, 13.95
Shrimp scampi: shrimp, tomato, scallions, and herbs, sautéed in a wine-garlic-butter sauce, tossed with linguini, 14.50

Mexican

Quesadilla: grilled flour tortilla, stuffed with Jack & cheddar cheeses, diced tomatoes, and scallions, served with sides of jalapeños, black olives, shredded lettuce, salsa, and sour cream, 7.25
You can add grilled chicken 3.25, ground beef 3.25, seasoned steak 4.50, blackened shrimp 5.75
Loaded beef nachos: corn chips, seasoned ground beef, Jack & cheddar cheeses, bean dip, jalapeños, black olives, diced tomatoes, scallions, shredded lettuce, salsa, and sour cream, 10.95
Steak & chicken chimichanga: flour tortilla, stuffed with blackened steak & chicken, Jack & cheddar cheese, and bean dip, deep-fried, served with black olives, diced tomato, corn chips, salsa, and sour cream, 11.50
Garlic chicken nachos: corn chips, seasoned chicken, Jack & cheddar, bean dip, jalapeños, black olives, garlic-cilantro dressing, salsa, and sour cream; twice as big as our appetizer version, 11.95

Asian

Asian emperor tacos: 3 soft flour tortillas filled with grilled haddock, Japanese slaw, crispy wontons, scallions, shredded lettuce, and coconut sauce, served with rice flavored with lo mein sauce, 9.95
Hong Kong triple lo mein: chicken & shrimp & veggies, with noodles and soy-sesame-ginger Asian sauce — served with your choice of garden salad or soup du jour cup, 11.50
Orange chicken: crispy chicken, peppers, broccoli, sweet tangy orange sauce, and rice pilaf — served with your choice of garden salad or soup du jour cup, 12.95

Burgers

Served on a toasted bun with pickle and hand-cut fries
For beef, choose well-done, medium-well, medium, medium-rare, or rare (but choosing undercooked meat might increase your risk of food-borne illness)
Herb barbecue bacon burger: herb-seasoned beef burger with bacon, barbecue sauce, lettuce, tomato, and onion, 7.95
Black & bleu burger: beef burger with blackened Cajun spice, bleu cheese, bacon, scallion, lettuce, tomato, and onion, 8.75
Beef Wellington burger: beef burger stuffed with a duxelle (finely diced mushroom, onion, and garlic, with red wine), topped with house Dijon mustard & Swiss cheese, 8.95
Holy-cow burger: beef burger topped with shaved steak (12 ounces total of beef) plus American cheese, 10.75
Imagination burger: start with ground beef or veggie burger (6.95). Includes lettuce, tomato, and onion. Add imaginative toppings:
grilled mushrooms .50, grilled peppers .50, caramelized onions .50, roasted garlic .50, jalapeños .50, horseradish sauce .50
American cheese .50, Swiss cheese .75, Jack & cheddar .95
red peppers .95, bacon 1.75, extra burger patty 3.95

Sandwiches

Served with pickle and your choice of hand-cut fries or coleslaw; 2nd price is before 4:30PM
Simply turkey: smoked turkey, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mayo, on toasted bread — choose rye, multi-grain, white, or bun, 6.95/6.25
Devonshire: grilled turkey on rye, with bacon, lettuce, tomato, Swiss, and Thousand Island dressing
Reuben: grilled corned beef on rye, with sauerkraut, Swiss, and Thousand Island dressing, 7.95/7.25
BLT: lots of bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo, on toasted bread — choose rye, multi-grain, white, or bun, 7.95/7.25
Chicken Caesar wrap: grilled chicken breast, romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese, crushed croutons, and Caesar dressing, 7.95/7.25
Rocking horse: knock your socks off with horseradish & scallions on deep-fried chicken breast, with lettuce & tomato, served on a bun, 8.25/7.50
Killer Chopper: crispy chicken strips, Buffalo Thriller sauce, bleu cheese, scallions, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo, in a wrap, 8.50/7.75
Captain’s fishwich: fried haddock on a bun, with lettuce, tomato, and our own freshly made tartar sauce, 8.75/7.95
Shaved-steak dip: finely sliced grilled steak, red peppers, scallions, and American cheese, on garlic-butter crusted French bread with a side of au jus, 8.75/7.95

Wings

Served with carrot sticks & celery

1 pound for 7.75
2 pounds for 13.75

Choose one sauce —
Buffalo (medium heat)
Dick’s (teriyaki, teriyaki, teriyaki!)
Cajun garlic (ragin’ buttery garlicky-ness)
Chipotle red oil (Mexican-Asian spice)
Hawaiian (pineapple BBQ)
Maple bacon (groovy maple sauce, diced bacon)
Wicked (wicked hot, our own fresh habanero hot sauce)

or a dry rub —
Jerk (Caribbean spices with a kick)
Ranch (tangy & powerful)

or Naked (skin is crispy, since no sauce, no dry rub)

Sides

Guacamole 1.75
Coleslaw 1.75
Rice pilaf 1.95
Baked potato (after 4PM) 2.50
Chef’s veggies 2.95
Hand-cut fries 3.50
Grilled broccoli 3.50
Garden salad 3.95
Small Caesar salad 3.95
Onion rings 5.50

Drinks

Coffee: traditional or decaf, 1.95
Tea: hot or iced, 1.95
Hot cocoa: 1.95
Soda: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mello Yello, ginger ale, root beer, orange, or pink lemonade, 2.25
Milk: low-fat, 2.50
Juice: apple, pineapple, orange, grapefruit, or cranberry, 2.95
Beers, wines, mixed drinks, full bar: ask server

Kid’s Menu

Kid-size drink: juice, milk, or soda, 1.50
Hot dog: grilled, served on a toasted hot-dog roll with hand-cut fries, 4.25
Crispy chicken strips: 3 crispy chicken-tender strips with honey mustard — choose rice pilaf or hand-cut fries, 4.25
Grilled cheese sandwich: with pickles — choose rice pilaf or hand-cut fries, 4.50
Kid’s pasta classic: gemelli pasta topped with Parmesan cheese — choose roasted-tomato marinara sauce or butter, 4.50
Kid’s burger: 4-ounce burger, with pickles — choose rice pilaf or hand-cut fries, 4.95
Kid’s Alfredo: gemelli pasta tossed in Alfredo sauce, topped with Parmesan cheese, 5.95
Kid’s mac & cheese: gemelli pasta tossed in a cheese sauce and topped with Parmesan cheese, 6.95

Desserts

Apple pie: grandma style, heated, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, 3.95
Lemon-meringue pie: lemon filling, light & tangy, topped with fluffy meringue, 4.50
Chocolate decadence: chocolate cake, the choice of chocoholics, 4.95
Cheesecake: creamy vanilla heaven with graham-cracker crust, served with strawberries, 4.95
Showcase desserts: seasonal treats, 4.95