The Menu at The Bench

Inspired by a variety of global styles and methods, The Bench serves up mouth-watering flavors fresh out of the oven or hot off the flame.

Menu Last Updated: March 7, 2017*

Bench Starters
  • Portobello Mushroom Fries

    Smoked Cheddar-Parmesan Dip

  • Crispy Falafel “Panzanella”

    Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Mint, Cilantro, Lemon Vinaigrette

  • Duck Fat Potatoes

    Truffle Salt, Black Pepper

  • Seasonal Soup
From the Oven
  • Spicy Fire Roasted Shrimp

    Calabrian Chili, Butter, Oregano, Garlic, Grilled Bread

  • Fire-Roasted Beets

    Creamy Horseradish, Chives, Sea Salt

  • Bread Balloon

    Mediterranean Dips, Dry Herbs

  • Blistered Shishito Peppers

    Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon

  • Mac & Cheese

    Fontina Cheese, Parmesan Bread Crumbs

  • Brussels Sprouts

    Bench Cured Bacon, Pickled Red Onions

  • Margherita Flatbread

    San Marzano Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil

  • Moroccan Style Flatbread

    Bench Lamb Marguez, Tahini Sauce, Castelveltrano Olives, Kale, Monterey Jack Cheese

  • Organic Mushroom Flatbread

    Triple Cream Brie, Goat Cheese, Sherry Vinegar

  • Crispy Pancetta Flatbread

    Broccolini, Caramelized Onions, Garlic-Thyme Cream

  • Spicy Pepperoni Flatbread

    Calabrian Chili Oil, Dry Oregano, Belfiore Mozzarella

Salads
  • Mediterranean Cous Cous Salad

    Cucumbers, Mint, Feta

  • Butter Lettuce

    Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Herbed Bread Crumbs, Pecorino

  • Sweet Gem Lettuce

    Olives, Roasted Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Herb Vinaigrette

  • Citrus Salad

    Cara Cara Orange, Kumquat, Fennel, Arugula, Bench Maple Smoked Ricotta, Candied Pecans, Lemon Dressing

Mains
  • Black Mussels

    Coconut Chili-lime Broth, Ginger, Cilantro, Garlic Rubbed Grilled Bread

  • Cauliflower Steak

    Cauliflower "Couscous", Almonds, Golden Raisins, Capers, Escarole, Balsamic

  • Tortiglione Bolognese

    Hearty Veal & Pork Sauce, Pecorino Cheese, Love

  • Sweet Potato Gnocchi

    Sunchokes, Maitake Mushrooms, Pecorino, Apple Cider Reduction

  • Falafel & Red Quinoa Tabbouleh

    Cucumber, Tomatoes, Mint, Tzatziki And Tahini

  • The Burger

    Smoked Cheddar, The Bench Sauce, Salt & Pepper Fries
    Add Farm-Fresh Fried Egg or Bench Bacon

  • Spicy Chicken Sandwich

    Sriracha Aioli, Bench Butter Pickles, Mozzarella, Brioche Bun

  • MARINATED STEAK “BÁNH MI” SANDWICH

    Crispy Chickpea Nuggets, Tzatziki

  • BLT Salad

    Bench Bacon, Farm Fresh Egg, Avocado, Rustic Croutons, Grilled Red Onion, Creamy Shallot Dressing

  • California Chopped Salad

    Avocado, 6-Minute Egg, Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette
    Wood-Grilled Chicken or Add Wood-Grilled Steak

Bench Starters
  • Duck Fat Potatoes

    Truffle Salt, Black Pepper

  • Crispy Falafel “Panzanella”

    Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Mint, Cilantro, Lemon Vinaigrette

  • Prosciutto Americano

    Watonville Strawberries, Arugula, Balsamic

  • Steamed Pork Buns

    Braised Pork, Bench Kimchi, Hoisin Glaze

  • Seasonal Soup
Salads
  • Artisan Greens

    Sherry Vinaigrette

  • Butter Lettuce

    Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Herbed Bread Crumbs, Pecorino

  • Citrus Salad

    Cara Cara Orange, Kumquat, Fennel, Arugula, Bench Maple Smoked Ricotta, Candied Pecans, Lemon Dressing

  • Sweet Gem Lettuce

    Olives, Roasted Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Herb Vinaigrette

From the Oven
  • Spicy Fire Roasted Shrimp

    Calabrian Chili, Butter, Oregano, Garlic, Grilled Bread

  • Fire-Roasted Beets

    Creamy Horseradish, Chives, Sea Salt

  • Bread Balloon

    Mediterranean Dips, Dry Herbs

  • Blistered Shishito Peppers

    Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon

  • Mac & Cheese

    Fontina Cheese, Parmesan Bread Crumbs

  • Brussels Sprouts

    Bench Cured Bacon, Pickled Red Onions

  • Crispy Pancetta Flatbread

    Broccolini, Caramelized Onions, Garlic-thyme Cream

  • Margherita Flatbread

    San Marzano Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil

  • Moroccan Style Flatbread

    Bench Lamb Marguez, Tahini Sauce, Castelveltrano Olives, Kale, Monterey Jack Cheese

  • Organic Mushroom Flatbread

    Triple Cream Brie, Goat Cheese, Sherry Vinegar

  • Spicy Pepperoni Flatbread

    Calabrian Chili Oil, Dry Oregano, Belfiore Mozzarella

Mains
  • WOOD GRILLED SWORDFISH

    Farro Risotto, Balsamic Grilled Radicchio, Orange Emulsion

  • Crispy Idaho Trout

    Forbidden Rice, Baby Arugula, Brown Butter-Lemon Caper Sauce

  • Tortiglione Bolognese

    Hearty Veal & Pork Sauce, Pecorino Cheese, Love

  • Bench Chorizo Stuffed Calamari

    Spaghetti Squash, Kale, Lobster Sauce

  • Black Mussels

    Coconut Chili-lime Broth, Ginger, Cilantro, Garlic Rubbed Grilled Bread

  • Sweet Potato Gnocchi

    Sunchokes, Maitake Mushrooms, Pecorino, Apple Cider Reduction

  • Herb Marinated Steak

    Butternut Squash, Celery Root, Kale, Shishito Peppers, Béarnaise Aioli

  • Berkshire Pork Chop

    Grilled Broccolini Rice, Sweet & Sour Glaze, Pickled Kumquats

  • Cauliflower "Steak"

    Cauliflower "Couscous", Almonds, Golden Raisins, Capers, Escarole, Balsamic

  • Chermoula Spiced Leg of Lamb

    Sweet Potato, Maitake Mushrooms, Escarole, Cauliflower Puree, Red Wine-Pomegranate Sauce

  • Wood Grilled Jidori Chicken

    Bench Bacon, Butternut Squash, Sage, Brussels Sprouts, Pecan Sauce

*Our menus are specially prepared by our chefs, using their creativity and inspiration. Items may change daily, based on local availability. For additional information about current menu items, please contact the restaurant at .

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Located at The Lodge at Pebble Beach

1700 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, CA 93953

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