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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: January 14th, 2020*

Bench Starters
  • House-Made Soup
    Chef’s Seasonal Specialty
  • Portobello Mushroom Fries
    Smoked Cheddar-Parmesan Dip
  • Crispy Falafel "Panzanella"
    Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Mint, Cilantro, Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Wood Grilled Broccolini
    Lemon, Garlic, Parmesan
  • Duck Fat Potatoes
    Truffle Salt, Black Pepper
Salads
  • Burrata & Grilled Kabocha Squash
    Watercress, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Agrodolce, Maldon-Chile Salt
  • Butter Lettuce
    Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Herbed Bread Crumbs, Pecorino
  • Arugula Salad
    Citrus, Bench Almond Granola, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
  • Sweet Gem Lettuce
    Olives, Roasted Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Herb Vinaigrette
From The Oven

We Proudly Offer House-Made Gluten Free Flatbreads $4.00 Upcharge Gluten Free Buns Available For Burgers/Sandwiches $2.00 Upcharge

  • Spicy Fire-Roasted Shrimp
    Calabrian Chili, Butter, Oregano, Garlic & Grilled Bread
  • Fire-Roasted Beets
    Smoked Honey & Pickled Mustard Seed, Goat Cheese, Chives
  • Blistered Shishito Peppers
    Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon
  • Bench Mac & Cheese
    Fontina Cheese, Parmesan Bread Crumbs
  • Bread Balloon
    Mediterranean Dips, Dry Herbs
  • Margherita Flatbread
    San Marzano Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil
  • Organic Mushroom Flatbread
    Triple Cream Brie, Goat Cheese, Sherry Vinegar
  • "Green Machine" Flatbread
    Broccolini, Asparagus, Swiss Chard, Fontina, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Basil Pesto, Chili Oil
  • Bench Meatball Flatbread
    San Marzano Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Arugula, Shaved Pecorino
  • Spicy Pepperoni Flatbread
    Calabrian Chili Oil, Dry Oregano, Belfiore Mozzarella
  • Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts
    Rice Wine Vinegar, Garlic, Red Chilies, Sesame
Mains
  • Tortiglioni Bolognese
    Hearty Veal & Pork Sauce, Pecorino Cheese
  • Black Mussels
    Coconut Chili-Lime Broth, Ginger, Cilantro, Garlic Rubbed Grilled Bread
  • Pan Seared Cauliflower "Steak"
    Dashi Broth, Whole Wheat Grain, Shiitake Mushrooms, Furikake
  • Spicy Chicken Sandwich
    Sriracha Aioli, Bench Butter Pickles, Mozzarella, Brioche Bun
  • Korean Style Brisket Sandwich
    Marinated Brisket, Carrot Slaw, Warm Baguette, Togarashi Fries
  • Falafel "Burger"
    Cucumbers, Tzatziki, Tomato Jam With Beet Salad
  • The Bench Burger
    Half Pound, Smoked Cheddar, House Sauce, Salt & Pepper Fries
    Add Farm-Fresh Fried Egg or Bench Bacon
  • 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 Chicken, Salmon or Hanger Steak
Bench Starters
  • House-Made Soup
    Chef's Seasonal Specialty
  • Crispy Falafel "Panzanella"
    Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Mint, Cilantro, Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Wood Grilled Broccolini
    Lemon, Garlic, Parmesan
  • Berkshire Pork Belly
    Maple-Smoked Ricotta, Carrot Puree, Pickled Apples, Cider Reduction
Salads
  • Burrata & Grilled Kabocha Squash
    Watercress, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Agrodolce, Meldon-Chile Salt
  • Sweet Gem Lettuce
    Olives, Roasted Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Herb Vinaigrette
  • Butter Lettuce
    Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Herbed Bread Crumbs, Pecorino
  • Arugula Salad
    Citrus, Bench Almond Granola, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
From the Oven
  • Spicy Fire Roasted Shrimp
    Calabrian Chili, Butter, Oregano, Garlic & Grilled Bread
  • Blistered Shishito Peppers
    Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon
  • Fire-Roasted Beets
    Smoked Honey & Pickled Mustard Seed, Goat Cheese, Chives
  • Bench Mac & Cheese
    Fontina Cheese, Parmesan Bread Crumbs
  • Bread Balloon
    Mediterranean Dips, Dry Herbs
  • Margherita Flatbread
    San Marzano Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil
  • Bench Meatball Flatbread
    San Marzano Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Arugula, Shaved Pecorino
  • "Green Machine" Flatbread
    Broccolini, Asparagus, Swiss Chard, Fontina, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Basil Pesto, Chili Oil
  • Organic Mushroom Flatbread
    Triple Cream Brie, Goat Cheese, Sherry Vinegar
  • Spicy Pepperoni Flatbread
    Calabrian Chili Oil, Dry Oregano, Belfiore Mozzarella
  • Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts
    Rice Wine Vinegar, Garlic, Red Chilies, Sesame
Mains
  • Bench Gnocchi
    Wild Mushrooms, Sage-Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Golden Raisins
  • Tortiglioni Bolognese
    Hearty Veal & Pork Sauce, Pecorino Cheese
  • Black Mussels
    Coconut Chili-Lime Broth, Ginger, Cilantro, Garlic Rubbed Grilled Bread
  • Pan Seared Scallops
    Cauliflower Mash, Balsamic Brown Butter, Golden Raisin Almond Gremolada
  • Pan Seared Ora King Salmon
    Ginger Soy Broth, Forbidden Rice Cake, Pickled Daikon, Horseradish
  • Pan-Seared Cauliflower "Steak"
    Dashi Broth, Whole Wheat Grain, Shiitake Mushrooms, Furikake
  • Bench Fried Chicken
    Curried Butternut Squash, Pomegranate, Almonds, Mint
  • Berkshire Bone-In Pork Chop
    Vermicelli Noodles, Vietnamese Sauce, Mint, Cilantro, Toasted Peanuts
  • Grilled Prime Bone In Ribeye
    Sunchoke and Marrow Gratin, Chanterelle Aioli, Arugula
  • Wood Grilled John Dory
    Local Dungeness Crab, Spinach, Parsnip, Seaweed
  • Braised Short Ribs
    Charred Potato Puree, Grilled Escarole, Squid Grem's
  • Lemon Dream
    Peach sherbet, puffed black rice, lemon posset, edible flowers
  • Salted Caramel Budino
    Salted crème fraiche, butter cookies, warm caramel
  • Chocolate S'mores Skillet
    Cinnamon-marshmallow ice cream, graham cracker streusel
  • Classic Tiramisu
    Espresso and liqueur soaked lady fingers, mascarpone cream, chocolate shavings
  • Wood- Roasted Strawberries
    Butter-crumble topping, balsamic glaze & cheesecake ice cream

*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 (831) 625-8533.

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Located at The Lodge at Pebble Beach

1700 17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, CA 93953

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