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: April 3rd, 2018*

Bench Starters
  • Portobello Mushroom Fries

    Smoked cheddar-parmesan dip

  • Wood Grilled Broccolini

    Lemon, garlic, parmesan

  • Crispy Falafel “Panzanella”

    Cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, mint, cilantro, lemon vinaigrette

  • Duck Fat Potatoes

    Truffle salt, black pepper

From the Oven
  • Spicy Fire Roasted Shrimp

    Calabrian chili, butter, oregano, garlic, grilled bread

  • Oven Roasted Spring Asparagus

    Yuzu aioli, togarashi-chicharrón crumbs

  • Blistered Shishito Peppers

    Sea salt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon

  • Mac & Cheese

    Fontina cheese, Parmesan bread crumbs

  • Fire-Roasted Beets

    Smoked honey & pickled mustard seed, goat cheese, chives

  • Bread Balloon

    Mediterranean dips, dry herbs

  • Margherita Flatbread

    San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella, basil

  • Organic Mushroom Flatbread

    Triple cream brie, goat cheese, sherry vinegar

  • Bench Bacon Flatbread

    Fontina, grilled & pickled red onion, arugula

  • Beef Short Rib Flatbread

    Caramelized onions, fresno chilis, garlic-thyme cream

  • Spicy Pepperoni Flatbread

    Calabrian chili oil, dry oregano, Belfiore mozzarella

Soups & Salads
  • Seasonal Soup
  • Burrata-Grilled Asparagus Salad

    Lemon-tahini dressing, shaved radish, pickled red onion, olive oil toasted bread crumbs

  • Butter Lettuce

    Creamy tarragon dressing, herbed bread crumbs, pecorino

  • Sweet Gem Lettuce

    Olives, roasted peppers, cherry tomatoes, herb vinaigrette

  • Kiwi and Arugula Salad

    Bench almond granola, pickled grapes, honey-lime yogurt dressing

Mains
  • Black Mussels

    Coconut chili-lime broth, ginger, cilantro, garlic rubbed grilled bread

  • Pan Seared Mushroom Gnocchi

    Maitake mushrooms, sage cream, radicchio, pear & hazelnut salad
    Add wood-grilled shrimp or chicken

  • Tortiglione Bolognese

    Hearty veal & pork sauce, pecorino cheese, love

  • Roasted Cauliflower

    Herb chickpea puree, black olive tapenade, pepitas

  • Falafel "Burger"

    Cucumbers, tzatziki, tomato jam with beet salad

  • 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

  • Bench Smoked Pastrami Sandwich

    Horseradish crème fraiche, whole grain mustard, house butter pickles, jalapeño slaw

  • 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
    Add wood-grilled chicken or add wood-grilled steak

Bench Starters
  • Crispy Pork Belly

    Sweet onion purée, radicchio, pickled kumquats

  • Wood Grilled Broccolini

    Lemon, garlic, Parmesan

  • Crispy Falafel “Panzanella”

    Cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, mint, cilantro, lemon vinaigrette

  • Bayonne Ham & Burratta Cheese

    Bench herb crackers, extra virgin olive oil

Soups & Salads
  • Seasonal Soup
  • Burrata-Grilled Asparagus Salad

    Lemon-tahini dressing, shaved radish, pickled red onion, olive oil toasted bread crumbs

  • Butter Lettuce

    Creamy tarragon dressing, herbed bread crumbs, pecorino

  • Sweet Gem Lettuce

    Olives, roasted peppers, cherry tomatoes, herb vinaigrette

  • Kiwi and Arugula Salad

    Bench almond granola, pickled grapes, honey-lime yogurt dressing

From the Oven
  • Spicy Fire Roasted Shrimp

    Calabrian chili, butter, oregano, garlic & grilled bread

  • Oven Roasted Spring Asparagus

    Yuzu aioli, togarashi-chicharrón crumbs

  • Blistered Shishito Peppers

    Sea salt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon

  • Fire-Roasted Beets

    Smoked honey & pickled mustard seed, goat cheese, chives

  • Mac & Cheese

    Fontina cheese, Parmesan bread crumbs

  • Bread Balloon

    Mediterranean dips, dry herbs

  • Margherita Flatbread

    San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella, basil

  • Beef Short Rib Flatbread

    Caramelized onions, fresno chilis, garlic-thyme cream

  • Bacon & Pear Flatbread

    Fontina, grilled and pickled red onion, arugula

  • Organic Mushroom Flatbread

    Triple cream brie, goat cheese, sherry vinegar

  • Spicy Pepperoni Flatbread

    Calabrian chili oil, dry oregano, Belfiore mozzarella

Mains
  • Roasted Cauliflower

    Herb chickpea purée, black olive tapenade, pepitas

  • Pan Seared Verlasso Salmon

    Yuca root, Roma tomato-oregano broth

  • Pan Seared Northern Halibut

    Potato and pastrami hash, lemon-rosemary butter

  • Black Mussels

    Coconut chili-lime broth, ginger, cilantro, garlic rubbed grilled bread

  • Tortiglione Bolognese

    Hearty veal & pork sauce, pecorino cheese, love

  • Pan Seared Mushroom Gnocchi

    Maitake mushrooms, sage cream, radicchio, pear & hazelnut salad
    Add wood-grilled shrimp or chicken

  • Slow Braised Beef Short Rib

    Potato-leek mash, mirepoix, red wine reduction, fresh horseradish

  • Chermoula Spiced Jidori Chicken

    Mushroom ravioli, artichokes, romesco, kale, pickled kumquats

  • Berkshire Bone-In Pork Chop

    Hoisin glaze, Bench kimchi, sesame fried rice, egg

  • Herb Marinated Hanger Steak

    Horseradish chimichurri, creamy artichoke-kale dip, bread crumbs, house chips

*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 .

Unforgettable Dining Experiences Await at The Bench

Located at The Lodge at Pebble Beach

1700 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, CA 93953

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