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
  • Pink Grapefruit Gazpacho sea urchin, asparagus, poached shrimp
  • White Asparagus charred grapefruit, caviar, sorrel
  • Stripped Bass saffron, grilled fava beans, mint
  • Lasagna ramp, ricotta, king crab
  • Assiette of Foie Gras green strawberry, foie gras custard, rye crumble
  • Quail rhubarb, crème fraîche, fennel | scotch egg, roasted grapes, tahini yogurt
  • Lamb Loin broccoli, white anchovy, parmigiano fonduta
  • Cherry Mousse Cake black sesame, buttermilk glace
  • Dark Chocolate Custard passion fruit, white chocolate, roasted orange glace

Vegetarian

  • Babette's Butter Soup
  • Cucumber apple, chamomile, dulse
  • Asparagus french omelette, caramelized endive, tarragon
  • Tortelloni cauliflower, pistachio sugo, parmigiano
  • Carrot walnut, kumquat, black truffle
  • Mushroom crispy salsify, olive oil, almond
  • Crispy Potato ramp, plum, watercress
  • 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
  • Tart of Foie Gras preserved kumquat, fennel, black pepper crust
    $28.00

Pasta

  • Bigoli guanciale, clams, calabrian chili
    $25.00
  • Lasagna ramp, ricotta, king crab
    $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
  • Striped Bass grilled fava beans, mint, saffron fumet
    $34.00
  • Seared Fluke roasted leeks, watercress vinaigrette, caviar
    $33.00
  • Grilled Half-Lobster celery, tarragon butter, royal trumpets
    $45.00
  • Quail rhubarb, crème fraîche, fennel
    $34.00
  • Chicken fava beans, buttermilk ricotta, green garlic
    $34.00
  • Lamb Loin broccoli, white anchovy, parmigiano fonduta
    $42.00
  • Wagyu Beef Sirloin grilled ramps, crispy potato, plums
    $45.00

Dessert

  • Cherry Mousse Cake rhubarb, black sesame, buttermilk glace
    $15.00
  • Blackberry Semifreddo lemon gelée, poppy seed, almond glace
    $14.00
  • Parsnip Cake green apple, orange, sage glace
    $14.00
  • Gianduja Pot de Crème blood orange, hazelnut, espresso glace
    $16.00
  • Dark Chocolate Custard passion fruit, white chocolate, roasted orange glace
    $17.00
  • 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

Express Lunch

First Course

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

Second Course

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

A La Carte

  • East Coast Oysters
    $3.00
  • Shrimp Cocktail
    $3.00
  • Pink Grapefruit Gazpacho sea urchin, asparagus, poached shrimp
    $24.00
  • Grilled Carrot Salad honey ricotta, ramps, puffed grains
    $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 green garlic, pancetta, almonds
    $24.00
  • Tart of Foie Gras preserved kumquat, fennel, black pepper crust
    $28.00
  • Octopus salsa verde, pork sausage, orange
    $27.00
  • Striped Bass spring peas, prosciutto, leek pistou
    $27.00
  • Quail garlic chives, hen of the woods, buttermilk
    $27.00
  • Bavette Steak salsify, malt, spring onion
    $29.00
  • Blueberry Custard Tart lemon, almond, thyme
    $13.00
  • Chocolate Torte cherry, mint, cocoa nib
    $13.00
  • Trio of Cheeses nuts, honey, confiture
    $18.00
  • Trio of Glaces or Sorbets
    $9.00

Gold Bar Menu

Raw Bar

  • East Coast Oysters
    $3.00
  • Cocktail Shrimp
    $3.00
  • Crab Cocktail
    $18.00
  • Fisherman's Catch six oysters, four shrimp, crab cocktail

Appetizers

  • Crostini
    $12.00
  • Tuna Conserva Dijon, Celery, Pickled Peppers
  • Chicken Liver Mousse Cipollini Onion Mostarda, Caper
  • Spring Beans Ricotta, Mint
  • Fried Oysters grilled ramp remoulade, chive
    $16.00
  • Fish & Chips Fritters malt vinegar
    $12.00
  • Steak Tartare pickled spring onion, horseradish aioli, potato chips
    $18.00
  • Celery Salad sottocenere cheese, hazelnuts, mint, orange
    $15.00
  • Asparagus and Sweet Onions pea greens, tempura, lemon herb vinaigrette
    $15.00

Entrees

  • Potato Gnocchi tarragon, mushroom, fava beans
    $23.00
  • Lamb Ravioli peas, mint, lemon
    $19.00
  • Steamed Mussels Italian Sausage, Peppers, Grilled Baguette served with Allagash Hoppy Table Beer
    $19.00
  • Foie Gras Frankfurter chips
    $24.00
  • Wagyu Beef Burger + Fries
    $26.00

Desserts

  • Chocolate Bread Pudding salted caramel, vanilla
    $12.00
  • Cumin Meringue citrus, crème fraîche
    $9.00
  • Fruit Crostata plum, raisin
    $11.00
  • Trio of Glaces
    $9.00

Express Lunch

1st Course

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

2nd Course

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

3rd Course

  • Apple Spice Cake sultana, cinnamon, walnut
  • Chocolate Praline Tart blood orange, hazelnut, espresso
  • Trio of Glaces or Sorbets

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