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At BLUE PLATE KITCHEN, we want to share with you our passion for great food & 'drink. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as brunch on the weekends. Featuring modern comfort food, we work hard to source food that is fresh, local and sustainable. We are passionate about farm-to-table produce and dairy, all natural meats, and dock to chef sustainable seafood. Our full-service bar also features local beers & spirits. We are a neighborhood restaurant committed to great food, great service and great drink. Join us...

BPK Blog

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  • Fall Flavors

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  • The Blue Plate Story

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    10% Local Pledge

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  • Red's Best, from Dock to Chef

    Red's Best, from Dock to Chef
    Historically, the seaports of the North Atlantic — from Long Island Sound to Georges Bank to the Gulf of Maine — have produced some of the best fish in the world and these waters have formed the foundation of local economies from New York City to Boston, Gloucester, Portsmouth and up and down the Eastern seaboard. As a kid growing up, I spent many summers in Menemsha, MA — a small fishing village on the Island of Martha's Vineyard off of Cape Cod.

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  • Keeping It Local

    Keeping It Local
    In no particular order, here are a few of the local farms and artisans that we work with: Rosedale Farms & Lrchards, Boticello Farms, Maple Lane Farms, Cecarelli Farms, Belltown Hill Orchards, Firefly Farms, Tobacco Road Farm, Mountain Dairy Farms, Westford Hill Distilleries, Onyx Moonshine, City Steam Brewery, Hooker Brewery, Hartford Baking Co, Bogner Meats, Longhini Sausage Co., Liuzzi Cheeses, Brioni Coffee, Farmer's Cow, Dragon's Blood Elixir Hot Sauce... and a whole lot more!

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  • Farm-to-Table via Technology

    Farm-to-Table via Technology
    There really is nothing better than fresh, in-season, local produce. And in Connecticut, we are lucky to have access to some great farms. Especially this time of year, the local produce is bursting with flavor -- tomatoes, corn, squash, kale, chard, new potatoes, cucumbers and on.

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  • FAMILY DINNER

    FAMILY DINNER
    Growing up in a big family (I'm the middle of 7), family dinner was always a big deal. Being present at the table was pretty much expected, unless there was a major conflict. When friends were over, they too gathered at table with us. There were no TV dinners or dinners on the run. We ate together, cooked together, cleared the dishes and cleaned up together. And at table is where we caught up, talked and stayed connected. There would be questions about school. Discussions about the Red Sox. Updates on uncles and aunts and cousins.

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Breakfast

Fresh, Local, & Sustainable

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Express Breakfast

BPK EXPRESS  Get it in 10 minutes, or it is on us!

AVAILABLE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 7AM - 11AM

Two farm-fresh eggs / home fries / toast - $5 Available M-F only. Time guarantee applies when whole table orders the express and no modifications. May not be combined with any other offers or discounts.

Syrupy Tales

All served with our housemade brown sugar-cinnamon syrup or CT Maple Syrup ($2.50 additional)

Challah French Toast - two slices $6 or three slices $8

Specialty French Toast - two slices $7.50 or three slices $9.50

  Captain Crunch Challah French Toast - encrusted with your favorite cereal from the past          

  Bruleed Challah French Toast - crunchy caramelized goodness 

Malted Belgium Waffles - one $6 or two $8

Specialty Waffles - one $7.50 or two $9.50

 Stars & Stripes - strawberries / blueberries / bananas / fresh whipped cream                  

 Italy - nutella / bananas / fresh whipped cream 

 Pancakes - Buttermilk short $6 or tall stack $8 

Specialty Pancakes short $8 or tall stack $10 

  Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes 

  Buttermilk Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Healthy Starts to Your Day

Fresh Fruit & Vanilla Greek Yogurt $5 

Steel Cut Oatmeal - brown sugar $5 // with bananas $6.5

From the Cereal Wall - Rice Krispies // Cheerios // Corn Flakes // Kellogg’s Mini Wheats // Kashi Go Lean // Special K with multi grain oats and honey // plus some not so healthy ones! $4.5

The Art of Hollandaise

Eggs Benedict served traditionally with two poached eggs*, or "Chef Style" with two fried eggs - and choice of home fries or cheddar cheese grits:

The Original - Canadian bacon / English-style muffin / hollandaise sauce - $10 

Tex Mex - green chilies / bacon / grilled cornbread / poblano hollandaise - $10

Hash It Out

Served with choice of home fries or cheese & garlic grits and choice of bread plus two eggs your way* served over:

Roasted Vegetable - root vegetables / beets / spinach / chickpeas $11

BBQ Pulled Pork - home fries / peppers / jalapeño / black beans $11

Corned Beef - freshly made $11

Eggs 101

2 Eggs Your Way (egg whites also available) - choice of English muffin or toast $6 / with home fries $7.5 / with choice of breakfast meat $7.5 / with home fries & choice of breakfast meat $9

The World of Eggs

Choose any of our signature combinations or “name your own” with up to three fillings; choice of English muffin or toast in either (egg whites also available)

3-Egg Omelets - served with choice of home fries or cheese & garlic grits (unless noted otherwise) $10.5

Home Fry Skillet Mix’ins - mixed with home fries, topped with two eggs your way* $10.5 -

Signature Combination Choices $10.5

     New Mexico - chorizo / salsa fresca / roasted poblanos / jalapeno jack cheese

     Denver - peppers / onions / ham / cheddar cheese -

     Custom Options - any three, extras are additonal                                                                                    Protein - bbq pulled pork / turkey or regular bacon / ham / chorizo / sausage                                        Cheese - cheddar / American / Swiss / feta / habanero jack                                                                Vegetables - spinach / tomatoes / peppers / onions / mushrooms

Breakfast Sandwiches

Made with two eggs your way* (except The Corner)

Classic - ham / American cheese / English muffin $6

Big Biscuit - sausage patty / cheddar cheese $6

Chef Ben’s Favorite - bacon / spinach / griddled tomatoes / cheddar / sriracha aioli / griddled bagel $7

The Corner - smoked salmon / tomatoes / onions / cream cheese / mustard sauce / bagel $10

Blue Plate Specials

Upside Down Pot Pie - baking powder biscuits / sausage gravy / two eggs your way* $10

Big Breakfast - one pancakes / bacon / sausage patty / two eggs your way* / English style muffin or toast / home fries or cheddar cheese grits - $13

Huevos Rancheros - griddled whole wheat tortilla / vegetarian refried beans / queso fresco / topped with two eggs your way* / pico de gallo / sour cream $10

Don Juan - griddled whole wheat tortilla / chorizo / bacon / queso fresco / home fries / mixed with two eggs your way* $10

Add Ons

If combined with an entree or breakfast sandwich:

Two eggs your way / breakfast meat / home fries or cheddar cheese grits - $2/each

Fixins

Protein - bacon / turkey bacon / Canadian bacon / ham / sausage patty / chorizo $2 // smoked salmon $6

Breads - rye / challah / 9 grain wheat / corn bread / English style muffin / pullman white $3 // Udi's Gluten Free bread $4

Assorted Lox Stock Bagels - $3 with cream cheese $4

Daily Giant Muffins - buttered & griddled $3

Side of Hash - roasted vegetable / pulled BBQ pork / corned beef $5

Crispy Home Fries - vegetarian style available $3

BPK Home Fries - loaded with bacon, scallions & cheddar $5

Cheddar Cheese Grits - $3

Nana Ruth's Potato Latkes - applesauce & sour cream $5

Assorted Cereals - check out our cereal wall… mix up to three $4.5

Fresh ½ Grapefruit - $2

Real Maple Syrup - $2.5

Nutella - $1

Beverages

Hot - Bottomless Cup of Premium Brioni Coffee // decaf // tea // $3 (hot or cold) / espresso // Americano $3 / latte // cappuccino // mochaccino $3.5

Fresh Squeezed Juices - orange // grapefruit $4

Other Juices -Tropicana orange or grapefruit // apple // pineapple // tomato // cranberry $2.5

Milk - skim // whole // chocolate // strawberry // almond $3

The Usual Sodas - $3

Kids (not available for take-out)

Mabel's Favorite - Silver Dollar Pancakes - $3

Lily's Favorite - Mickey Waffle - $3.50

Zachary's Favorite - Fried egg sandwich with American Cheese on an English Muffin / side of fresh strawberries - $4 

Emma's Favorite - Yogurt & Fruit - $3 

Dalia's Favorite - French Toast / strawberries / whipped cream / powdered sugar - $4 

Isaac's Favorite - fried egg on a corn tortilla / ranchero sauce / refried beans / bacon / sour cream $5 

Ari's Favorite - 1 pancake or french toast / 1 egg / bacon or sausage / homefries - $6

Don't Forget...

Thoroughly cooking meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs reduces the risk of food borne illness / Please inform your server if any member of your party has a food allergy prior to ordering. 

A gluten free menu is available / Whole eggs are locally sourced. Pasteurized egg whites may be substituted.Ask for a free refill of coffee to go after your breakfast entrée

Connect with us on Twitter:

General Manager/Partner- Anthony Sousa- twitter.com/sousaBPK / Executive Chef/Partner- Ben Dubow- twitter.com/chefBPK / Bpkwesthartford.com

SAMPLE MENU ONLY. PRICING & OFFERINGS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Brunch

Fresh, Local, & Sustainable

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Brunch & Breakfast Classics

We offer our full Breakfast Menu throughout Brunch service, featuring all kinds of egg dishes, syrupy tales and breakfast specialties.

Starters & Salads

Smoked Salmon Rolls- $11
rocket arugula / sea salt / caperberries / mustard sauce

Cowboy Caviar- $9
black beans / roasted corn / pico de gallo / queso fresco / tortilla chips

Mediterranean Platter- $10
hummus / quinoa tabouli / cucumber salad / marinated olives / feta cheese / herbed crisps

Burrata- $11
handmade burrata mozzarella / baby tomatoes / arugula pesto / balsamic reduction

Large Israeli Salad- $12
iceberg / chickpeas / tomatoes / cucumbers / peppers / radishes / red onions / olives / feta cheese / lemon parsley vinaigrette

Large Caesar Salad- $10
choice of romaine or baby kale / shaved asiago / garlic croutons

Add grilled chicken or tofu to any salad

Plates, Sandwiches, etc.

New York Brunch Plate- $16
smoked salmon / smoked whitefish / lettuce / tomatoes / red onions / capers / olives / cream cheese / toasted bagel

BPK Standard Wrap- $12
turkey or roast beef / lettuce & tomato / applewood smoked bacon / lemon herb aioli / whole wheat wrap

Mediterranean Wrap- $12
hummus / tabouli / tomatoes / cucumber salad / feta cheese / olives / griddled whole wheat tortilla

Open Faced BBQ Pork- $12
pulled all-natural bbq pork / Carolina-style BBQ sauce / cheddar cheese / fried sweet pickles /
BPK Pullman white bread

Lunch

Fresh, Local, & Sustainable

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Express Lunch

BPK EXPRESS >>> Get it for $7 in 10 minutes, or it is on us!

AVAILABLE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 11:30 PM to 2:00 PM

MONDAY: Tarragon & Chive Egg Salad on Pullman white bread, lettuce/tomato

TUESDAY: Chef's Frittata

WEDNESDAY: Chicken Caesar Wrap

THURSDAY: Country Chicken Salad Sandwich

FRIDAY: Wicked Tuna Salad Wrap

Add a cup of soup or small side salad for $3

Available M-F only. Time guarantee applies when whole table orders the express and no modifications. May not be combined with any other offers or discounts.

Starters & Sharing Plates

Soup Today - a fresh offering from our chef $6 / $8

Smoked Salmon Rolls - smoked salmon / rocket arugula / sea salt / caperberries / mustard sauce $11

Irish Nachos – skillet fried sliced potatoes / bacon crumbles / cheddar cheese / sour cream / pico de gallo / chives $11

Cowboy Caviar - black beans / roasted corn / pico de gallo / queso fresco / tortilla chips $9

Mediterranean Platter - hummus / quinoa tabouli / cucumber salad / Kalamata olives / feta cheese / herbed crisps $10

Burrata - handmade burrata mozzarella / baby tomatoes / argula pesto / balsamic reduction $11

Salads

All dressings are housemade.

House Salad - BPK mixed greens /tomatoes, cucumbers & bell peppers / pomegranate dijon vinaigrette $9

Caesar Salad - choice of romaine or baby kale / shaved asiago / garlic croutons $10

Israeli Salad - chick peas / tomatoes / cucumbers / peppers / radishes / olives / feta cheese / iceberg / lemon parsley vinaigrette $12

BPK-style Cobb Salad - chicken salad / romaine & iceberg / tomatoes / turkey bacon / hard boiled eggs / pomegranate dijon vinaigrette $14 

Thai Salmon Salad - chili-glazed chilled Faroe Island salmon / rice noodles / vegetables / ginger soy vinaigrette $16

Add to any salad: chicken breast $5 // burger* $6 // quinoa tabhouli $3 // pressed Tofu $3 // chickpeas $3 // 2 oz smoked salmon $8

Sandwiches & Burgers

Served with a side of fresh cole slaw (add fresh cut fries - $2 / house or Caesar salad in lieu of slaw $3 / gluten free bread $1

BPK Standard - choice of roasted turkey breast or roast beef / bacon / lettuce / tomatoes / lemon herb aioli / pullman white bread $12

The Reuben - corned beef or turkey or combo / Kaplan & Zubrin sauerkraut / Swiss cheese / BPK Russian sauce / griddled rye $14

Brooklyn Bridge - smoked salmon / whitefish salad / lettuce, tomato & red onion / cream cheese / griddled rye - $15

Mediterranean Wrap - hummus / tabouli / tomatoes / cucumber salad / feta cheese / olives / griddled pita wrap $12

BBQ Quinoa Burger - lettuce, tomato & red onions / BBQ aioli / BBQ ranch slaw / griddled English muffin $10

Fresh Smashed Beef Burgers - 6oz all-natural, antibiotic and hormone free, served on an English Muffin. Available as a single or double. Served "pink" or "no pink".

Name Your Own - $9 / $12 / toppings extra

* Proteins - bacon / turkey bacon / BBQ pork / fried egg - $2

* Cheeses - American / crispy cheese / cheddar / Swiss / habanero jack / blue cheese $1

* Veggies - lettuce / tomatoes / red onions / pickles / caramelized onions / sauteed mushrooms - $1

Classic Burger – Crispy Cheese / lettuce / tomatoes / sliced onions $11 / $14

Patty Melt – American cheese / caramelized onions / Russian dressing / griddled rye $11 / $14

BPK Special Burger – cheddar cheese / lettuce / tomatoes / sliced onions / pickles / BPK steak sauce / fried egg $11 / $14

Luncheon Plates

Open Faced Turkey - hand sliced rotisserie turkey breast / stuffing / BPK mashed potatoes / gravy / cranberry chutney $14

Open Faced BBQ Pork - Carolina-style BBQ sauce / melted cheddar / fried sweet pickles / cole slaw / served over pullman white bread $12

The Bishop - hot corned beef & hot pastrami / potato latkes / apple sauce / sour cream / cole slaw $15

Steak Frites - top sirloin* / fresh cut fries / fresh cole slaw $19

Griddled Roasted Vegetable Hash - roasted root vegetables / red peppers / butternut squash / spinach / chickpeas / arugula pistou $11 

Add: chicken breast $5 / tofu, tabbouli or 2 fried eggs $3 / 2 oz smoked salmon $8 / burger $6

Late for Breakfast Plates

Eggs 101 - two fried eggs / bacon or sausage / French fries / English muffin - $9

Eggs n' Corned Beef Hash - topped with two fried eggs / English muffin - $11

Egg Sandwich - two fried eggs / bacon or sausage / American cheese / French fries / English muffin - $9

Sides

Our Fresh Vegetable Today - $5

Fresh Cole Slaw - $3

Nana Ruth's Potato Latkes - applesauce/sour cream $5

French Fries - $2 / $4

BPK Mashed Potatoes - $4

Half Sour Pickles - $3

Beverages

Hot - Coffee / decaf / tea $3 (hot or cold) / espresso / Americano $3 / latte / cappuccino / mochaccino $3.5

Fresh Squeezed Juices - orange / grapefruit $4

Other Juices - Tropicana orange or grapefruit / apple / pineapple / tomato / V-8 juice / cranberry $2.5

Milk - skim / whole / chocolate / strawberry / almond $3

The Usual - sodas plus root beer or orange $3

Milk Shake or Malt in the tin - $7

Saratoga Springs Sparkling Water - $3 Ask about our full bar menu, beer list, wines on tap & specialty cocktails.

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Dinner

Fresh, Local, & Sustainable

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Starters & Sharing Plates

Soup Today – a fresh offering from our chef $6 / $8

Chicken Lettuce Wraps – shredded chicken breast / vegetables / mint / cilantro / ginger-soy dipping sauce $11

Smoked Salmon Rolls – smoked salmon / rocket arugula / sea salt / caperberries / mustard sauce $11

Rotisserie Wings – lemon-rosemary rub $10

Irish Nachos – skillet fried sliced potatoes / bacon crumbles / cheddar cheese / sour cream / pico de gallo / chives $11

Cowboy Caviar – black beans / roasted corn / pico de gallo / queso fresco / tortilla chips $9

Mediterranean Platter – hummus / quinoa tabouli / cucumber salad / Kalamata olives / feta cheese / herbed crisps $10

Burrata – handmade burrata mozzarella / baby tomatoes / argula pesto / balsamic reduction $11

Salads

All dressings are housemade.

House SaladBPK mixed greens /tomatoes, cucumbers & bell peppers / pomegranate dijon vinaigrette $6 //$9

Caesar Salad – choice of romaine or baby kale / shaved asiago / garlic croutons $7 // $10

Israeli Salad – chick peas / tomatoes / cucumbers / peppers / radishes / olives / feta cheese / iceberg / lemon parsley vinaigrette $9 / $12

Thai Salmon Salad – chili-glazed chilled Faroe Island salmon / rice noodles / vegetables / ginger soy vinaigrette $16

Add to any salad: chicken breast $5 // burger* $6 // quinoa tabbouleh $3 // pressed Tofu $3 // chickpeas $3 // 2 oz smoked salmon $8

Dinner Plates

Caprese Chicken Pasta – chicken / cavatappi / tomatoes / fresh basil / fresh mozzarella / arugula pesto – $16

Argentinean Steak – anch-chili rubbed top sirloin / red & green chimichurri sauce / smashed plantains with bacon & caramelized onions / seasonal vegetables – $19

Steak Frites – top sirloin / smoked blue cheese butter / French fries / cole slaw $19

Faroe Island Salmon – chili-rubbed cedar-plank salmon / roasted corn & blackbean succotash / radish-herb salad $20

Roasted Vegetable Hash – roasted root vegetables / red peppers / butternut squash / spinach / chickpeas / arugula pistou $14

Add: chicken $5 / tofu, quinoa, or 2 fried eggs $3 / burger $6 / 2 oz smoked salmon $8

Farmer’s Frittata – tomatoes / spinach / cream cheese / fresh herbs / with Simple Salad – $14

Blue Plate Classics

Rotisserie Chicken – ½. all-natural chicken / BPK mashed potatoes / seasonal vegetables $16

Sunday Supper – hand sliced roasted turkey breast / stuffing / BPK mashed potatoes / gravy / cranberry chutney $17

The Bishop – sliced hot corned beef and pastrami / Nana Ruth’s potato latkes / apple sauce / sour cream / cole slaw $18

Sandwiches & Burgers

Served with a side of fresh cole slaw (add fresh cut fries – $2 / house or Caesar salad in lieu of slaw $3 / gluten free bread $1

BPK Standard – choice of roasted turkey breast or roast beef / bacon / lettuce / tomatoes / lemon herb aioli / pullman white bread $12

The Reuben – corned beef or turkey or combo / Kaplan & Zubrin sauerkraut / Swiss cheese / BPK Russian sauce / griddled rye $14

Mediterranean Wrap – hummus / tabouli / tomatoes / cucumber salad / feta cheese / olives / griddled pita wrap $12

Fresh Smashed Beef Burgers – 6oz all-natural, antibiotic and hormone free, served on an English Muffin. Available as a single or double. Served “pink” or “no pink”.
Name Your Own $9 / $12 / toppings extra

  • Proteins – bacon / turkey bacon / BBQ pork / fried egg – $2
  • Cheeses – American / crispy cheese / cheddar / Swiss / habanero jack / blue cheese $1
  • Veggies – lettuce / tomatoes / red onions / pickles / caramelized onions / sauteed mushrooms – $1

Classic Burger – Crispy Cheese / lettuce / tomatoes / sliced onions $11 / $14

Patty Melt – American cheese / caramelized onions / Russian dressing / griddled rye $11 / $14

BPK Special Burger – cheddar cheese / lettuce / tomatoes / sliced onions / pickles / BPK steak sauce / fried egg $11 / $14

Family Supper

Growing up in a big family, nightly family dinner was a formative and important experience. We think there is something fun, nostalgic and valuable about a shared “family-style” meal. We hope you think so too. – Chef Ben

How it works: Order as a group and your meal is served “family style” — two courses including a starter salad course and a main course with all the sides and fixin’s included! (excludes tax, beverage & gratuity).

  • MONDAY: Red’s Best Fish n Chips
  • TUESDAY: BBQ Night
  • WEDNESDAY: BPK Famous Fried Chicken

Blackboard Features

We feature a number of specials on our Blackboard daily. These specials highlight our most fresh, local and sustainable items — often fresh fish right off the docks via our friends at Red’s Best or Sea 2 Table; great all-natural meats from Creekstone Farms; as well as local artisan-to-chef and farm-to-table items.

Sides

Our Fresh Vegetable Today $5

Fresh Cole Slaw $3

Nana Ruth’s Potato Latkes – applesauce/sour cream $5

French Fries – $2 / $4

BPK Mashed Potatoes $4

Half Sour Pickles $3

Beverages

Hot – Coffee / decaf / tea $3 (hot or cold) / espresso / Americano $3 / latte / cappuccino / mochaccino $3.5

Fresh Squeezed Juices – orange / grapefruit $4

Other Juices – Tropicana orange or grapefruit / apple / pineapple / tomato / V-8 juice / cranberry $2.5

Milk – skim / whole / chocolate / strawberry / almond $3

The Usual – sodas plus root beer or orange $3

Milk Shake or Malt in the tin – $7

Saratoga Springs Sparkling Water – $3

Ask about our full bar menu, beer list, wines on tap & specialty cocktails.

SAMPLE MENU. PRICES & OFFERINGS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Dessert

Sweet Treats

Blackboard Desserts Today – check out our blackboard for daily specials

Your Own Lemon Meringue Pie – our own lemon curd & mounds of meringue topping – $8

Lisa’s Pie – coconut ice cream / macaroons / chocolate wafer crust / toasted coconut / hot fudge – $8

Giant Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie – baked to order in a skillet / vanilla bean ice cream / hot fudge / fresh whipped cream – $8

Bruleed Rice Pudding – $6

Flourless Chocolate Cake – (gluten free) whipped cream & hot fudge drizzle – $8

Hot Fudge Sundae – vanilla bean ice cream / BPK hot fudge / whipped cream / pretzel crumble – $7

Classic Root Beer Float – $6

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream or Coconut Ice Cream or daily sorbet – $5
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Milkshakes or Malt in the tin* – $7

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Cocktails

The Classic Coupes

_(indicates origins of original cocktail)_

*Daiquiri 44* (1902 Cuba) $8 Tanduay Asian Silver rum / King’s Ginger / lemon / pomegranate / dried candied ginger / sugared rim *Howard Hughes* (1916 Manhattan) $8.5 Aviation American gin / crème de violette / Luxardo cherry liquor / fresh lemonade _Our take on the classic Aviation Cocktail._

*Bishops Martini* (1863 Italy & 1860’s Martinez California) $8.5 Rime Organic vodka (Westford Hills, CT) / slightly dirty / slightly spicy / twist of lime _The “Hat-Trick” of the vodka world._ Choice of stuffed olive: > feta, dried tomato > jalapeño, jack, dried tomato OR > blue cheese, Sriracha sauce

*New England Side Car* (1922 Paris) $9 Aged Apple brandy (Westford Hills, CT) / fresh lemon juice / Luxardo TriPlum / N.E. spiced cranberry bitters / splash cranberry juice

The Rocks, Remastered

*Ruby Red Rickey* (1883 Washington, DC) $7.5 Deep Eddy Grapefruit vodka / fresh lime / fresh grapefruit juice

*The Corner Rum Swizzle* (18th Century Bermuda) $9 Real McCoy 5-yr rum / Organic Thatcher’s Yumberry / Velvet Falernum / old fashioned bitters / orange & pineapple juices

*BPK Perfect Rye* (1860’s Manhattan) $11 Templeton Rye Whiskey / equal parts dry & sweet vermouth / giant homemade Luxardo cherry juice & bitters-infused cube _Stirred not shaken_

*North Main Margarita* (1942 Mexico) $10 Patron Silver tequila / homemade cucumber lime juice / Luxardo TriPlum / splash homemade sour

*The Suzanne Collins* (1860’s London) $8.5 Figenza Fig vodka / splash homemade sour / Chambord / Sauvignon Blanc / soda water _Named after the Hartford born author._

*Secretariat* (18th Century Virginia) $8 Four Roses Small Batch bourbon / mint / homemade / honey water / fresh lemonade

Wine List

Red Draught Wines

  6 oz 9 oz 22 oz Carafe
Cabernet Sauvignon, Liberty School, CA 8 12 28
Rhone Style Blend, Troublemaker, CA 9 13 32
Cabernet Sauvignon, Milbrandt, WA 9 13 32
Pinot Noir, Acrobat, OR 11 16 36

White Draught Wines

  6 oz 9 oz 22 oz Carafe
Pinot Grigio, Three Pears, CA 7 10 23
Sauvignon Blanc, Nobilo, NZ 7 10 23
Chardonnay, Liberty School, CA 8 12 28

Reds

  6 oz 9 oz Bottle
Cabernet Sauvignon, American Pie, CA 7 10 26
Merlot, American Pie, CA 7 10 26
Merlot, Bogle, CA 8 12 31
Grenache, Blue Plate, CA 9 13 35

Whites

  6 oz 9 oz Bottle
Chardonnay, American Pie, CA 7 10 26
Chenin Blanc, Blue Plate, CA 7 10 26
Chardonnay, Talbott Kali-Hart, CA 11 16 42

 

Events

Bar Rated Trivia!

Join us for Bar Rated Trivia on Wednesday, November 26th!

HAPPIEST HOUR

Happiest Hour is available Monday through Friday, from 4-6PM in our bar, dining room and on the patio.

In additional, we feature an "Bonus Happiest Hour" in our bar, from 6-7PM.

Happiest Hour Features:

  • $3 Select City Steam Beers - Served in 22 oz "pint" glasses
  • $4 Select glasses of wine
  • $3 Chef Small Plates

FAMILY DINNER

Growing up in a big family, nightly family dinner was a formative and important experience. We think there is something fun, nostalgic and valuable about a shared “family-style” meal. We hope you think so too. - Chef Ben 

How it works:

Order as a group and your meal is served "family style" -- two courses including a starter salad course and a main course with all the sides and fixin's included! (excludes tax, beverage & gratuity).

  • SUNDAY: Mom's Meatloaf
  • MONDAY: Red's Best Fish n Chips
  • TUESDAY: BBQ Night
  • WEDNESDAY: BPK Famous Fried Chicken

EXPRESS BREAKFAST & LUNCH

BPK EXPRESS BREAKFAST>>> Get it in 10 minutes, or it is on us!

AVAILABLE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 7AM - 11AM

Two farm-fresh eggs / home fries / toast - $5

Available M-F only. Time guarantee applies when whole table orders the express and no modifications. May not be combined with any other offers or discounts.

BPK EXPRESS LUNCH>>> Get it for $7 in 10 minutes, or it is on us!

AVAILABLE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 11:30 PM to 2:00 PM

  • MONDAY: Egg Salad on Pullman white bread, lettuce/tomato
  • TUESDAY: Frittata
  • WEDNESDAY: Chicken Caesar Wrap
  • THURSDAY: Country Chicken Salad Sandwich
  • FRIDAY: Wicked Tuna Salad Wrap

Available M-F only. Time guarantee applies when whole table orders the express and no modifications. May not be combined with any other offers or discounts.

FUN ALL WEEK!

We've got great stuff going on all week! 

MONDAY

  • Community Night! We would love to host your local non-profit and donate 10% of generated sales to your group! Contact Anthony at anthony@bpkwesthartford.com for details and to book your group.
  • Fish n Chips Family Supper  - Two courses served family-style for $16/person ($8 for kids under 10). Some restrictions apply.
  • Lunch Time Special (11:30am to 2pm): Get a free beer with your lunch when you sit at the bar top! (some restrictions apply)

TUESDAY

  • BBQ Night Family Supper - Two courses served family-style for $16/person ($8 for kids under 10). Some restrictions apply.
  • Lunch Time Special (11:30am to 2pm): Get a free beer with your lunch when you sit at the bar top! (some restrictions apply)

WEDNESDAY

  • BPK Famous Fried Chicken Family Supper  - Two courses served family-style for $16/person ($8 for kids under 10). Some restrictions apply.
  • Lunch Time Special (11:30am to 2pm): Get a free beer with your lunch when you sit at the bar top! (some restrictions apply)

THURSDAY

  • Lunch Time Special (11:30am to 2pm): Get a free beer with your lunch when you sit at the bar top! (some restrictions apply)

FRIDAY

  • "Slide Into the Weekend"  - $3 sliders offered at our bar top all night! (starting at 4PM)

SATURDAY

  • "Late Night Happy Hour" - Special Happy Hour features and pricing available in the bar only, from 9PM to close.

SUNDAY

  • "Wine Down Sundays" - 1/2 priced bottles of wine all day (starting at 11AM)
  •  Mom's Meatloaf Family Supper - Two courses served family-style for $16/person ($8 for kids under 10). Some restrictions apply.

Blackboard

Our Blackboard Specials feature the most local, seasonal, fresh & sustainable ingredients we can get our hands on. It is also where our our chefs get to be creative and have fun with some great ingredients.

Here are some examples of our Blackboard features.
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Blackboard

Buying Local

We're proud of the local farms and companies we buy from. Here's who some of them are:

  • Red's Best
  • Gulf Shrimp Co.
  • Connecticut Shellfish
  • Rosedale Farms
  • Bats out of Bedlam Maple Syrup
  • Brionis Coffee
  • Bliss Family Farms Dairy
  • Mountain Dairy
  • Farmers Cow
  • Hartford Baking Co.
  • Mitlisky Eggs
  • Maple Lane Farms
  • Boticello Farms
  • Belltown Orchards
  • Bogner's Quality Meats
  • Buells Orchards
  • Lyman Orchards
  • Cecarelli Farms
  • CT Farm Fresh Express
  • Devil's Blood Elixir Hot Sauce
  • City Steam Beer
  • Hooker Brewery
  • Onyx Moonshine
  • Westford Hills Distillery
  • and many more...

Our Philosophy

At Blue Plate Kitchen in West Hartford, we have a simple philosophy when it comes to the food.

SOURCING + PARTNERSHIPS + LOCAL + RESPONSIBLE + SIMPLICITY + SLOW-CRAFTED + WHOLESOME + VALUE + EXECUTION = REAL "SOUL" FOOD

SOURCING

You cannot produce great food unless you start with great raw products. We work hard to source the best local, seasonal, sustainable products. This means focusing on farm-to-table produce, dock-to chef seafood, all-natural meats, artisan cheeses, and working with great purveyors.

PARTNERSHIPS

Our purveyors, suppliers, local artisans, farmers and fishermen, aren’t just business relationships but partners with us in our business. We value these relationships and think we are stronger because of their knowledge, experience, commitment and passion. While we are a scratch kitchen, when we find a local partner making a great product and committed to the same standards we are, we happily will use their products to deliver great end-results to our guests. Whether a locally produced farmhouse cheese, a world-class bagel or rye bread, a local coffee roaster, or artisan meat smoker… we are proud to have these people on our team and to serve their products.

LOCAL

All things being equal, local is better. We believe that local is better for a variety of reasons -- freshness, traceability, and seasonality. But also we believe that local is better because it is environmentally more sound and sustainable, it strengthens are local economy, and is simply the right thing to do. That said, “local” is relative. There is the local bakery across the street or farm a vew miles from the restaurant. But local includes farmers and purveyors throughout Connecticut, New England, etc. We try and source fish from Boston, Connecticut and New York. Much of our produce comes from New Jersey up to Maine (with large amounts in season being Connecticut-grown). While Connecticut has wonderful cheeses, so does upstate New York, Vermont, etc. Our philosophy is stay local, closer is better, and when you can’t source locally, find a purveyor who shares our values and commitment to their “local”.

RESPONSIBLE

We have a responsibility to our guests, staff and community to serve “ethical food”. This means that sustainability is not simply a buzz word, but a reality we must wrestle with. Environmental impact, carbon footprints, recycling, fair trade, paying our workers fairly, etc… these are critical issues for us as a business and restaurant.

SIMPLICITY

We want to serve simple, contemporary comfort food. Bold flavors, fresh ingredients, simple presentations. Eating out should be fun and satisfying, not pretentious and stuffy.

SLOW-CRAFTED

The emerging “slow food movement” is all about the opposite of fast food -- our food is locally sourced, often cooked the old-fashioned way -- slowly braised, roasted on our rotisserie, slow-smoked, etc. We are a scratch kitchen --- we cook to order, prepare our foods and sauces in small batches, and generally cook like your grandmother used to. Does that sometimes mean our food takes a little longer? Yes, and we are totally okay with that. And does that sometimes mean that we run out of items? Yes, and we are totally okay with that too.

WHOLESOME

We have no interest in being a “health food” restaurant, but we want our food to wholesome, healthy and respectful of the choices our guests make. While there is no way to make a great pastrami sandwich that isn’t full of fat (that is what makes it taste great!), our pastrami needs to be made from high quality beef. We also want to give as much attention and commitment to quality to our guests who are vegetarians, have certain allergies or other special dietary needs.

VALUE

The good news is that “local, farm-to-table and sustainable” food has now graduated from just being at a few restaurants or a marketing buzz word to a cultural shift in how consumers, chefs and restaurateurs think about food. However, too often, this movement has been seen almost exclusively in either expensive, fine dining restaurants or small niche mom-and-pop places (also often expensive). We want to deliver excellent, wholesome and responsible food that is also affordable and delivers on value.

EXECUTION

Great cooking is really about two factors: start with great product and properly apply the right cooking method. We are obsessed about proper execution of our food and service. We make a priority out of training our staff, providing professional development, and working hard every day to get better at what we do. That is our promise and commitment to our guests and our partners.

Ben Dubow, Executive Chef

ben@bpkwesthartford.com - twitter.com/chefBPK

Employment

Join the BPK Team

One of our goals at BPK is to the employer of choice within the hospitality industry within our community. We are always looking for passionate and skilled professionals to join our team.

See our open positions below.

Contact

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Anthony Sousa Jr, Managing Partner
anthony@bpkwesthartford.com
twitter.com/sousaBPK 

Ashley Flagg, Executive Chef
ashley@bpkwesthartford.com
 

PARKING
Parking is also available behind Blue Plate Kitchen. You may access the top patio area and entrance to our restaurant by using the stairs or taking the glass elevator.

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CATERING: Inspired Catering

Hours

Every Wednesday Night: BAR RATED TRIVIA NIGHT (no cover). Game starts at 8:30pm. Fun, Music, Drink Specials & Prizes. Must be 18 years+ to play, 21 years+ to sit at BAR TOP and enjoy libations. Reservations accepted. Recruit your team today!

Holiday Hours @ BPK:

Wed. Dec 24th XMAS EVE

Breakfast: 7am-11am, Lunch: 11:30am – 4pm, Dinner: 4pm – 8pm

Thurs. Dec 25th XMAS

CLOSED

Fri. Dec 26th

Breakfast: 7am-3pm (Brunch 9am – 3pm), Dinner: 4pm – 11pm

Wed. Dec 31st NYE

Breakfast: 7am-11am, Lunch: 11:30am – 4pm, Dinner: 4pm – 9pm, Bar: Late

Thurs. Jan 1st NYD

Breakfast: 7am-3pm, (Brunch 9am – 3pm), CLOSED for Dinner

Fri. Jan 2nd

Breakfast: 7am-3pm, (Brunch 9am – 3pm), Dinner: 4pm – 11pm

 

 

REGULAR HOURS

  • Breakfast: Daily 7AM - 11AM
  • Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30AM-4PM
  • Brunch: Sat 9AM-3PM & Sun 11AM-3PM
  • Dinner: Daily starting at 4PM
    •    Mon-Thurs Kitchen closes at 10pm
    •    Fri & Sat kitchen closes at 11pm
    •    Sun kitchen closes at 8pm 

Happiest Hours: Mon-Fri 4-6pm Available everywhere in restaurant & on patio (all the way until 7pm at BAR TOP)

Call Ahead Seating & Reservations: We accept reservations for dinner (after 4pm). We accept reservations for parties of 7pp or more for breakfast | lunch | brunch. Additionally, when there is a wait list for seating, you can call ahead to get on the wait list before arriving (please call 20-30 mins before your arrival time): 860-906-1419