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.

Bench Starters
  • Portobello Mushroom Fries

    Smoked Cheddar-Parmesan Dip

  • Grilled Mexican Street Corn

    Queso Fresco, Chili Flake, Lime

  • Crispy Falafel “Panzanella”

    Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Mint, Cilantro, Lemon Vinaigrette

  • Duck Fat Potatoes

    Truffle Salt, Black Pepper

  • Seasonal Soup
From the Oven
  • 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

  • Margherita Flatbread

    San Marzano Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil

  • Organic Mushroom Flatbread

    Triple Cream Brie, Goat Cheese, Sherry Vinegar

  • Grilled Steak Flatbread

    Monterey Jack, Zesty Tomato Sauce, Pickled Fresno Chilies, Scallions

  • Crispy Pancetta Flatbread

    Broccolini, Caramelized Onions, Garlic-Thyme Cream

  • Spicy Pepperoni Flatbread

    Calabrian Chili Oil, Dry Oregano, Belfiore Mozzarella

Salads
  • HEIRLOOM TOMATO-WATERMELON SALAD

    Feta cheese, mint, chili-lime vinaigrette

  • Butter Lettuce

    Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Herbed Bread Crumbs, Pecorino

  • Sweet Gem Lettuce

    Olives, Roasted Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Herb Vinaigrette

  • Stone Fruit Salad

    Arugula, Bench Maple Smoked Ricotta, Whole Grain Mustard Dressing, Almond Granola

Mains
  • Manila Clams

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

  • Carrot Cavatelli

    Maitake Mushrooms, Heirloom Tomatoes, Arugula, Pea Puree, Pecorino

  • Tortiglione Bolognese

    Hearty Veal & Pork Sauce, Pecorino Cheese, Love

  • FRIED GREEN TOMATOES

    Summer corn relish, burrata cheese, jalapeno aioli

  • QUINOA MEDALLIONS

    Tahini, Fava Beans, Roasted Cauliflower, Lacinato Kale, Pecans

  • 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

  • Crispy Chicken Sandwich

    Lemon-Rosemary Aioli, Bench Butter Pickles, Avocado, Potato Salad

  • BLT Salad

    Bench Bacon, Farm Fresh Egg, Avocado, Rustic Croutons, Grilled Red Onion, Tomato Chutney Vinaigrette

  • 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

  • GRILLED MEXICAN STREET CORN

    Queso Fresco, Chili Flake, Lime

  • Prosciutto Americano

    Watonville Strawberries, Arugula, Balsamic

  • Steamed Pork Buns

    Braised Pork, Bench Kimchi, Hoisin Glaze

  • Seasonal Soup
Salads
  • Heirloom Tomato-Watermelon Salad

    Feta cheese, mint, chili-lime vinaigrette

  • Butter Lettuce

    Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Herbed Bread Crumbs, Pecorino

  • Stone Fruit Salad

    Arugula, Bench Maple Smoked Ricotta, Whole Grain Mustard Dressing, Almond Granola

  • Sweet Gem Lettuce

    Olives, Roasted Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Herb Vinaigrette

From the Oven
  • 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

  • Crispy Pancetta Flatbread

    Broccolini, Caramelized Onions, Garlic-thyme Cream

  • Margherita Flatbread

    San Marzano Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil

  • Grilled Steak Flatbread

    Monterey Jack, Zesty Tomato Sauce, Pickled Fresno Chilies, Scallions

  • Organic Mushroom Flatbread

    Triple Cream Brie, Goat Cheese, Sherry Vinegar

  • Spicy Pepperoni Flatbread

    Calabrian Chili Oil, Dry Oregano, Belfiore Mozzarella

Mains
  • WOOD GRILLED SWORDFISH

    Forbidden rice, soy, ginger-sesame aioli, cilantro

  • Quinoa Medallions

    Tahini, Fava Beans, Roasted Cauliflower, Lacinato Kale, Pecans

  • Tortiglione Bolognese

    Hearty Veal & Pork Sauce, Pecorino Cheese, Love

  • Carrot Cavatelli

    Maitake Mushrooms, Heirloom Tomatoes, Arugula, Pea Puree, Pecorino

  • Manila Clams

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

  • Pan-Seared Verlasso Salmon

    Yukon Gold Potato Hash, Smoked Paprika Tomato Sauce

  • Herb Marinated Steak

    Fennel-radish Salad with Horseradish Chimichurri, Charred Onion Puree, Creamed Sweet Summer Corn

  • Bench-Smoked Berkshire Pork Chop

    White Beans, Broccolini & Kale, Queso Fresco, Bench Tomatillo Bbq Sauce

  • Sonoma Lamb Cannelloni

    Piquillo Pepper-saffron Pearl Pasta, Fontina Glaze, Herb Yogurt Sauce

  • Wood Grilled Jidori Chicken

    Summer Tomato Risotto, Green Garlic Broth, Radish Salad

Our menus are specially prepared by our chefs, using their creativity and inspiration. Items may change daily, based on local availability.

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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  • Wine Spectator
  • Best of Award of Excellence
    2013 - 2015
  • Monterey Herald
  • Favorite On-Golf-Course Restaurant & Romantic Dinner Out
    2014