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DINE WITH US

The restaurant at Briar Barn Inn will offer a relaxed dining experience where guests and locals alike can enjoy inventive cuisine and casual favorites. Our seasonal menu, developed by our award-winning chef at Willowdale Estate, will focus on farm-fresh ingredients, inspired flavors, and classics with a twist.

COMING SOON!

Our full-service restaurant, debuting in early 2019, will be open year-round to guests of the Inn and North Shore neighbors alike, offering a seasonal menu that showcases local ingredients. In addition to table service, the restaurant will offer two bars for more casual dining, as well as inventive cocktails, local craft beers, and an accessible wine list.

Stay tuned for our opening!


Local Partners

We’re excited to partner with local farms and purveyors to provide our guests with the freshest ingredients and locally sourced vegetables, seafood and meats.

ALPRILLA FARM – ESSEX
CEDAR ROCK GARDEN – GLOUCESTER
IPSWICH MARITIME PRODUCTS – IPSWICH
HALIBUT JACK – GLOUCESTER
NORTHCOAST SEAFOOD – BOSTON


OUR MENUS

 

Because we celebrate farm-fresh ingredients and locally sourced produce and meats, our menus change frequently and include special additions. The following is a sample of our offerings by meal and service.

BREAKFAST/BRUNCH
Briar Barn Inn is excited to offer Breakfast and Brunch menus for our guests and neighbors. Keep in touch as we approach our opening!
BREAKFAST MENU
Plates
  • Parfait | $10
    house-made granola, yogurt, honey, seasonal fruit
  • Eggs & Hash | $11
    two fried eggs over potato hash, salsa verde, bacon
  • Eggs in Purgatory | $11
    chorizo, peppers, tomatoes, grilled local toast
  • Lox Bagel | $12
    local rye bagel, house-smoked salmon, parsley, onion, dill crème fraîche
  • French Toast | $11
    cinnamon anglaise, candied pecans
  • Grove Omelette | $10
    fine herbs, potato hash. Add cheddar or goat cheese $2
  • Breakfast Tacos | $11
    house-made corn tortilla, egg, sausage, cilantro, onion
  • Steak & Eggs | $16
    4oz steak, two poached eggs, fried shallot rings
  • Buttermilk Buckwheat Pancakes | $11
    breakfast sausage, seasonal fruit, Vermont maple syrup
Sides
  • Vermont Applewood Bacon
  • Breakfast Sausage
  • Potato Hash
  • Local Rye Bagel
  • Local Wheat Toast
BRUNCH MENU
Saturday & Sunday
Beginnings
  • Local Clam Chowder | $10
    house-made “saltine”
  • Seasonal Soup | $8
    ask your server
Plates
  • Parfait | $10
    house-made granola, yogurt, honey, seasonal fruit
  • Eggs & Hash | $10
    two fried eggs over potato hash, bacon, salsa verde
  • Eggs in Purgatotry | $11
    chorizo, peppers, tomatoes, grilled local toast
  • Lox Bagel | $12
    local rye bagel, house-smoked salmon, parsley, onion, dill crème fraîche
  • Buttermilk Buckwheat Pancake | $11
    breakfast sausage, seasonal fruit, Vermont maple syrup
  • French Toast | $11
    cinnamon anglaise, candied pecans
  • Steak & Eggs | $16
    4oz steak, two poached eggs, fried shallot rings
  • Breakfast Sandwich
    house-made english muffin, egg, bacon, avocado
  • Croque Monsieur | $12
    local toast, ham, cheese, greens. Add an egg to make it a croque madame $2
  • Grove Toast | $11
    local toast, jam, spanish ham, fried egg
  • Grove BLT | $14
    pork belly, lettuce, tomato, smoked paprika potato chips
  • Nicoise Salad | $13
    italian tuna, egg, olive, haricot vert, potato
Sides
  • Vermont Applewood Bacon
  • Breakfast Sausage
  • Potato Hash
  • Local Rye Bagel
  • Local Wheat Toast
Signature Brunch Cocktails
  • Parker 75
    cava, gin, aperol, elderflower, lemon peel
  • Bellini
    white peach purée, sparkling wine
  • Mexico 70
    sparkling wine, tequila, lime juice, agave nectar
  • Grove Bloody Mary
    house-made bloody mix, vodka, celery, green olive, pickle, lemon
  • Blood Orange Skrewdriver
    vodka, aperol, blood orange juice
LUNCH
The perfect stop before or after exploring the iconic towns and villages north of Boston! Lunch in our open and airy dining room in our post and beam barn is the perfect compliment to your day.
LUNCH MENU
open 7 days a week
Beginnings
  • Local Clam Chowder | $10
    house-made “saltine”
  • Seasonal Soup | $8
    ask your server
Plates
  • Grove BLT | $14
    pork belly, lettuce, tomato, smoked paprika potato chips
  • The Burger | $14
    8oz house-ground beef, pickled jalapeno, crispy onions, fries
  • Fried Oyster Po' Boy | $16
    fries
  • French Greens | $14
    poached egg, croutons, bacon, mustard vinaigrette
  • Fish Tacos | $12
    coleslaw
  • Cauliflower Salad | $10
    golden raisins, curry, marcona almonds, citrus
  • Nicoise Salad | $12
    italian tuna, egg, olive, haricot vert, potato
  • House-Ricotta Angolotti
    black truffle, trumpet mushrooms
Sides
  • Fries
  • Coleslaw
DINNER
Our restaurant aims to be a local favorite and a trusted option for out of town guests serving a menu drawing inspiration from the seasonal produce, regional specialties, and crowd pleasing favorites.
DINNER MENU
open 7 days a week
Snacks
  • Local Vegetables | $5
    fritto misto, roasted garlic sauce
  • Salmon Rilette | $7
    crostini
  • Grilled Flatbread | $8
    spanish ham and compote
  • Fried Dill Pickles | $5
    everything sauce
  • Tater-Tots | $5
    sea salt, thyme
  • Buttered Nuts | $5
    espelette chili and rosemary
Beginnings
  • Pork Belly | $14
    chili, nuoc cham, brussels sprouts
  • Grilled Oysters | $11
    thyme, garlic butter
  • Cauliflower Salad | $11
    golden raisins, curry, marcona almonds, citrus
  • French Greens | $14
    poached egg, croutons, bacon, mustard vinaigrette
  • Roasted Beets | $11
    caraway vinaigrette, dill, buttermilk, orange
  • Local Clam Chowder | $10
    house-made “saltine”
  • Seasonal Soup | $8
    ask your server
Plates
  • Monkfish | $23
    red curry butternut squash, mussels, carrots, cumin oil
  • Pork Chop | $22
    smoked carrot, romanesco, sunflower seed gremolata
  • Red-Wine Marinated Steak | $28
    rutabaga purée, oxtail ragout, maitake mushroom
  • Roasted Chicken Breast | $25
    local roots, chicken thigh pot pie
  • Bread-Crusted Local Fish | $16
    catch of the day, piperade-sweet and sour peppers, potatoes, aioli
  • The Burger | $16
    10oz house-ground beef, pickled jalapeno, crispy onions, fries
  • House-Ricotta Angolotti | $20
    black truffle, trumpet mushrooms
  • Pesto Orecchiette | $20
    green garlic pesto, fresh peas, ricotta
Signature Dinner Cocktails
  • Parker 75
    cava, gin, aperol, elderflower, lemon peel
  • The 1639
    lavender infused vodka, simple syrup, lime
  • The Bramble
    gin, crème de mure, lemon juice, simple syrup
  • Rosemary Bourbon Smash
    bourbon, grapefruit juice, rosemary simple syrup
  • Campari Spritz
    sparkling rosé, campari, lemon soda

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