Menton

French Italian Fine Dining

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  • 2015 Best French
  • 2015 Best Wine List
Overview

Opened in 2010, Barbara Lynch’s Menton showcases refined dining in the Fort Point neighborhood. Garnering a 2011 James Beard nomination for Best New Restaurant, Menton offers prix fixe or a la carte menus of French- and Italian-influenced cuisine like foie gras tart with wild ramps, Wagyu beef and escargot atop spring peas or lamb hazelnut gnocchi. Drink offerings include an expertly-curated, global wine list as well as classic and house cocktails like the Hanover (whiskey, quinine, fernet).

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Accolades

  • Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star
  • AAA Five Diamond Award 2013
  • Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. 2013 - Gayot
  • Boston's 50 Best Restaurants 2016, 2012 - Boston Magazine
  • Four stars from the Boston Globe 2010
  • Top 10 Best New Restaurants 2010 - Bon Appetit
  • Zagat rating of 27 out of 30

Menu for Menton

Tasting Menus

Main

  • Babette's Butter Soup local shellfish, caviar, milk & honey
  • Yellowfin Tuna Crudo cucumber, apple, chamomile | crab, lemon, caviar
  • Spot Prawn french omelette, caramelized endive, tarragon
  • Tortelloni cauliflower, mortadella mousse, pistachio sugo
  • Cannelloni spigarello, braised chicken, lobster purée
  • Assiette of Foie Gras oxtail marmalade, kumquat, watercress salad
  • Roulade of Rabbit crispy salsify, olive oil, almond
  • Wild Hare Boudin red beetroot, blood orange, sumac
  • Venison artichoke, bone marrow & oyster vichysoisse
  • Vacherin grapefruit, vanilla, rosemary
  • Chocolate Mousse Cake passion fruit, coconut

Vegetarian

  • Babette's Butter Soup
  • Cucumber apple, chamomile, dulse
  • Parsnip french omelette, caramelized endive, tarragon
  • Tortelloni cauliflower, pistachio sugo, parmigiano
  • Carrot walnut, kumquat, black truffle
  • Mushroom crispy salsify, olive oil, almond
  • Celeriac beetroot, tahini, berry
  • Vacherin grapefruit, vanilla, rosemary
  • Gianduja Pot De Crème blood orange, hazelnut, espresso

A La Carte

Appetizers

  • Wild Mushroom Salad king trumpet, toasted almond, stinging nettles
    $19.00
  • Jumbo Asparagus aged parmigiano, egg dressing, marinated morels
    $24.00
  • Maine Crab baby artichoke, lemon gelée, mint salad
    $23.00
  • Babette's Butter Soup local shellfish, caviar, milk & honey
    $27.00
  • Spanish Octopus pommes purée, green almond, green garlic
    $25.00
  • Lamb Carpaccio cockles, provençal vegetables, fennel pollen
    $19.00
  • Maine Crab baby artichoke, meyer lemon gelée, mint salad
    $23.00
  • Tart of Foie Gras preserved kumquat, fennel, black pepper crust
    $28.00

Pasta

  • Bigoli guanciale, clams, calabrian chili
    $25.00
  • Tortelloni cauliflower filling, mortadella mousse, pistachio sugo
    $25.00
  • Cappelletti braised rabbit, green olive, pecorino
    $25.00
  • Carnaroli Risotto grilled escargot, spring peas, parmigiano
    $25.00

Entrees

  • Sablefish barley risotto, rosemary, crispy rapini
    $34.00
  • Dorade roasted leeks, watercress vinaigrette, caviar
    $34.00
  • Seared Fluke poached spot prawn, french omelette, parsnip purée
    $33.00
  • Grilled Half-Lobster celery, tarragon butter, chanterelles
    $45.00
  • Chicken beet & tahini purée, glazed berries, leg en croquette
    $34.00
  • Roulade of Rabbit almond, poached salsify, olive oil powder
    $36.00
  • Venison artichoke barigoule, banyuls jus, oyster vichyssoise
    $42.00
  • Wagyu Beef Assiette crispy bone marrow, hazelnut purée, truffle jus
    $25.00

Dessert

  • Vacherin Sphere grapefruit glace, vanilla cream, rosemary
    $15.00
  • Blackberry Semifreddo lemon gelée, poppy seed cake, almond
    $14.00
  • Parsnip Cake green apple, orange purée, sage glace
    $14.00
  • Gianduja Pot De Crème blood orange, hazelnut, espresso
    $16.00
  • Chocolate Mousse passion fruit purée, coconut pearls
    $15.00
  • Trio of Glaces or Sorbets seasonal flavors
    $12.00
  • Artisanal Cheese nuts, honey, confiture
    $8.00

Cocktail Menu

Elemental

  • L'azureen gin, vermouth, lemon, lavender
    $16.00
  • The Rose dry vermouth, cherry, raspberry
    $12.00
  • Puritan gin, dry vermouth, yellow chartreuse
    $16.00
  • Jack Rose apple, pomegranate, lemon
    $14.00
  • Periodista rum, apricot, orange, lime
    $12.00
  • Maximillian Affair agave, elderflower, vermouth, lemon
    $14.00

Evolutionary

  • Night of Light shochu, pink pepper, bay, lemon
    $14.00
  • Yo Soy Fiesta agaves, pineapple, aged soy
    $16.00
  • Jedi Mind Trick genever, drambuie, becherbitter, lemon
    $16.00
  • Get Lucky rum, chartreuse, amaro, sparkling wine
    $16.00
  • The Art of Flight apple, orange, walnut, pineapple
    $16.00
  • Eagle Hill dark rum, punt e mes, almond ginger-lime
    $14.00

Drinking, Not Drinking

  • Pineapple-Cinnamon
    $6.00
  • Hazelnut-Elderflower
    $6.00
  • Orange Cream Soda
    $6.00
  • Very Fine Fashioned apple cider, grenadine, orange, cherry, bitters upon request
    $6.00

Wines by the Glass

  • 2012 Huet Vouvray Pétillant Brut, Loire
    $20.00
  • NV Aubry 1er Cru Brut, Champagne
    $28.00
  • NV Chartongne-Taillet Brute Rosé, Champagne
    $29.00
  • NV Hidalgo Manzanilla "LA Gitana", Jerez
    $11.00
  • NV Hidalgo Manzanilla Pasada "Pastrana," En Rama, Jerez
    $14.00
  • 2015 Bisson Portofini Rosato, Linguria
    $16.00
  • 2015 Loimer Grüner Veltliner "Cuvée Cat for B & G Oysters", Kamptal
    $16.00
  • 2012 Melsheimer Riesling Kabinett Reiler, Mullay-Hofberg, Mosel
    $17.00
  • 2014 Lafon Mâcon-uchizy "Les Maranches," Burgundy
    $20.00
  • 2014 Clement Meursault, Burgundy
    $35.00
  • 2014 Giroud Bourgogne Rouge, Burgundy
    $18.00
  • 2014 Suertes Del Marques Listan Negro"la Solana", Islas Canarias
    $16.00
  • 2015 Heinrich "Red Heart-Red Cat," Burgenland
    $17.00
  • 2013 Qupé Syrah "Bobcat Cuvée", Edna Valley
    $16.00
  • 2013 Perrin Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône
    $25.00
  • 2010 Château Brillette Moulis En Médoc, Bordeaux
    $19.00
  • 2011 Château Durfort-Vivens Margaux, Bordeaux
    $45.00

Beer

  • Rothaus Pils Lager 'Tannen Zäpfle', Germany
    $9.00
  • Brasserie D'achouffe Belgian Strong Pale Ale, 'La Chouffe', Belgium
    $14.00
  • Allagash Hoppy Table Beer, Maine
    $9.00
  • Smuttynose, IPA 'Finest Kind', New Hampshire
    $7.00
  • Founders Breakfast Stout, Michigan
    $8.00

Lunch Cocktails

Elemental

  • L'azureen gin, vermouth, lemon, lavender
    $16.00
  • Italian Greyhound punt e mes, grapefruit, salt
    $12.00
  • Pimm's Cup pimm's, cucumber, citrus
    $12.00
  • D.T.O. you should always take time out for a daiquiri
    $12.00

Evolutionary

  • Night of Light shochu, pink pepper, bay, lemon
    $14.00
  • Jedi Mind Trick genever, drambuie, becherbitter, lemon
    $14.00
  • Yo Soy Fiesta agaves, pineapple, aged soy
    $16.00
  • GGRR Matey rum, grapefruit, almond ginger-lime, pink bubbles
    $14.00

Lunch Menu

A La Carte

  • East Coast Oysters
    $3.00
  • Shrimp Cocktail
    $3.00
  • Yellowfin Tuna Crudo eggplant, za'atar, olive
    $21.00
  • Cured Salmon pastrami, caraway, carrot
    $19.00
  • Asparagus Salad egg dressing, marinate morels, parmigiano
    $15.00
  • Maine Crab artichoke, lemon gelée, mint
    $22.00
  • Bigoli guanciale, clams, calabrian chili
    $23.00
  • Potato Gnocchi tarragon, mushroom, fava beans
    $23.00
  • Cappelletti braised rabbit, green olive, pecorino
    $24.00
  • Tart of Foie Gras preserved kumquat, fennel, black pepper crust
    $32.00
  • Octopus potato, almond, salsa verde
    $27.00
  • Hake spring peas, prosciutto, leek pistou
    $29.00
  • Quail garlic chives, chanterelles, buttermilk
    $27.00
  • Prime Ribeye malt, salsify, pearl onion
    $32.00
  • Apple Spice Cake sultana, cinnamon, walnut
    $13.00
  • Chocolate Praline Tart blood orange, hazelnut, espresso
    $13.00
  • Trio of Cheeses nuts, honey, confiture
    $18.00
  • Trio of Glaces or Sorbets
    $9.00

Gold Bar Menu

Main

  • East Coast Oysters
    $3.00
  • Cocktail Shrimp
    $3.00
  • Crab Cocktail
    $18.00
  • Fisherman's Catch six oysters, four shrimp, crab cocktail
    $40.00
  • Spring Green Salad mesclun mix, marinated plums, candied walnuts
    $15.00
  • Potato Gnocchi tarragon, mushroom, fava beans
    $23.00
  • Cassoulet cannellini beans, garlic, boudin blanc
    $26.00
  • Cod Fish swiss chard, white bean, olive
    $26.00
  • Foie Gras Frankfurter potato salad
    $24.00
  • Wagyu Beef Burger + Fries
    $26.00
  • Chocolate Bread Pudding salted caramel, vanilla
    $12.00
  • Cumin Meringue citrus, crème fraîche
    $9.00
  • Fruit Crostata apple, raisin
    $11.00
  • Trio of Glaces
    $9.00

Crostini

  • Black Truffle + Butter
  • Prosciutto + Garlic
  • ÉPoisses + Celery

Express Lunch

1st Course

  • Asparagus Salad egg dressing, marinated morels, shaved parmigiano
  • Maine Crab artichoke, lemon gelee, mint
  • Bigoli guanciale, clams, calabrian chili

2nd Course

  • Tuna Pain Bagnat provençal vegetables, frites
  • Hake spring peas, prosciutto, leek pistou
  • Bavette Steak salsify, malt, spring onion

354 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Intimate, Modern, Refined
  • Dress Code: Dressy
    Good For: Foodies, Groups, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Quiet
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (617) 737-0099
  • Private Dining Room: Yes