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Monday ~ Friday
   11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Monday ~ Friday
   3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Monday ~ Thursday
   5:00pm - 9:00pm
   5:00pm - 10:00pm
   4:30pm - 10:00pm
   Noon - 9:00pm

Dinner Menu:


Lobster Ravioli  8.95
 Sherry cream sauce, fresh lobster garnish.

Shrimp Cocktail  7.95
  Chilled tender Gulf shrimp served with our own cocktail sauce.

Clams or  Oysters on the Half-shell  7.95

Tangy Fried Shrimp  5.95
  With a Thai dipping sauce.

Stuffed Mushrooms 6.95
  Baked with seafood dressing and parmesan cheese.

Escargot  6.95
  Tender imported snails in garlic butter.
Baby Baked Brie  6.95
 Over french bread with a with a cranberry, apple & mango chutney.

Clams Casino 6.95
  Fresh littleneck clams baked in a garlic dressing, topped with bacon

Scallops in Bacon 7.95
  Baked sea scallops wrapped in apple-wood bacon, with béarnaise sauce.

Fried Calamari 5.95
  Tender Calamari rings with a hot pepper-ring cocktail sauce.

Appetizer Platter
  Shrimp cocktail, stuffed mushrooms, scallops in bacon, clams casino and fried calamari. 
   Small Platter (serves 2 to 4)  19.95


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~Soups, Salads, Sides~

Soup du Jour  3.95
French Onion Soup au Gratin  3.95
New England Clam Chowder  3.95

Spinach Salad  6.95
  Baby spinach, mushrooms, Swiss cheese & egg slices, topped with a hot bacon dressing.

Caesar Salad  4.95         
  Prepared in a classical manner, with homemade croutons.

Benjamin Blue  6.95
  Mixed salad greens with pistachios, golden raisins, black olives and tomatoes, topped with chunky blue cheese dressing and a wedge of blue cheese.

Cranberry Country Salad  6.95

  Warm goat cheese rounds and candied pecans on a bed of mesclun greens, with diced apple and our own sun-dried cranberry vinaigrette.

Asparagus Hollandaise  3.95
Sautéed Spinach, Garlic, Olive Oil  3.95
Sautéed Broccoli, Garlic, Olive Oil  3.95

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Chicken Marsala  15.95
  Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with mushrooms and shallots, finished in a delicate Marsala wine sauce.

Cranberry Mango Chicken  16.95
  Sautéed chicken breast stuffed with herb goat cheese, topped with our own cranberry~mango chutney, over rice pilaf.

Chicken & Shrimp Frangelico  18.95
  Tender pieces of chicken sautéed with shrimp, chopped fresh tomatoes, basil and garlic in a Frangelico cream sauce.  Served over angel hair pasta.

Fishermen's Platter  22.95
    Whole clams, scallops, shrimp and haddock deep-fried in canola oil, topped with fried onion rings.  Served with homemade cole slaw and tartar sauce.

Seafood Casserole  21.95
    Fresh haddock, Gulf shrimp and sea scallops baked in lemon and sherry wine, topped with seafood crumbs.

Baked Stuffed Shrimp  18.95
    Stuffed with a seafood dressing, served with clarified butter.

Shrimp Florentine  17.95
  Spinach, tomatoes, garlic in a seafood broth, over angel hair pasta.  Finished with a touch of béarnaise sauce.

Herb Crusted Haddock  18.95
    Fresh haddock fillet encrusted with seasoned crumbs, fresh herbs and a touch of white wine, drizzled with olive oil.

Haddock Alaskan  21.95
    Baked with seasoned crumbs, topped with Alaskan King crab and asparagus, laced with a crab supreme sauce.

Sweet Potato Crusted Salmon  16.95
    Fresh salmon fillet encrusted with shredded sweet potatoes and maple balsamic vinaigrette, with sautéed mixed vegetables.

Grilled Salmon Champagne  17.95
    Over wilted baby spinach, with warm goat cheese, roasted beets and champagne vinaigrette.

Baked Sea Scallops  16.95
  Scallops tossed in seafood crumbs, drizzled with a light chablis, served en casserole.

Fruits de Mer  19.95
  Scallops, shrimp & baby clams in a light tomato-saffron broth, over angel hair pasta.

Benjamin's Style Baked Stuffed Lobster  (market price)
  2 ~ 2 1/2 pound lobster, stuffed with the claw meat and a crabmeat and seasoned crumb dressing.  Served with clarified butter.

New York Sirloin Steak  22.95
  14 oz. choice sirloin, served with sautéed mushroom caps.

Porterhouse Steak  26.95
  20 oz. choice sirloin and tenderloin on the bone, served with mushroom caps.

Roast Prime of Rib Beef  22.95
  14 oz. cut of tender prime rib au jus served with a home-baked popover.
  Captains Cut . . . 28 oz. bone-in  32.95

Filet Mignon  25.95
  10 oz. hand-cut broiled tenderloin of beef served with roasted vegetables and mashed red bliss potatoes.

Tournedos Porto Bleu  23.95
  Two fillets of tenderloin beef sautéed in port wine demi-glace, topped with blue cheese.  Served with fresh asparagus and mashed red bliss potatoes.

Surf and Turf  23.95
  Two baked stuffed jumbo shrimp and an English cut of prime rib.

Veal Chop  22.95
  Grilled 12 oz. Porterhouse veal chop served with roasted gold potatoes, sautéed spinach, and a touch of veal demi-glace.

Veal Marsala  16.95
  Sautéed with mushrooms & shallots, finished in a delicate marsala wine sauce.

Veal & Shrimp Scampi  19.95
  Sautéed in a garlic and white wine butter sauce.

Veal Valle d'Auge  17.95
    Sautéed with mushrooms and roasted apples; flambéed with Applejack brandy; finished in a vermouth cream sauce.

Harvest Ravioli  12.95
  Sweet potato, butternut squash & pumpkin filling.  With sautéed autumn vegetables, amaretto cream sauce.

Pasta Primavera  12.95
  Whole wheat pasta prepared in a light vegetable stock, with julienne vegetables, broccoli & spinach.


Benjamin’s Restaurant & Function Facility
698 Bay St., Taunton, MA 02780 Tel. 508-824-6313