Dinner


5:00 PM until Close
Appetizers

Mussels
steamed in beer, fennel, shallots & garlic 13.25

Soup Du Jour
chef’s daily selection of homemade soups 7.50

Burgundy Escargots
garlic & Pernod butter 11.25

Caesar Salad
classic Caesar with parmesan cheese and anchovy 10.25

House Salad
mixed greens, pinenuts & shallot balsamic vinaigrette 7.75

French Onion Soup
croutons & Swiss cheese gratinée 8.25

Crab Cake
shitake mushrooms, bell peppers & beurre blanc sauce 12.50

Country Paté& Chicken Liver Mousse
onion confit, cornichons & old fashioned mustard 11.75

 

Salads

Salad Niçoise
mixed greens, flaked white tuna, green beans,
egg, olives, tomato, potatoes and anchovy
with dijon mustard vinaigrette
23.00

Café Central Cobb Salad
Mixed greens, poached chicken, Feta cheese, bacon,
avocado, eggs, tomatoes with dijon mustard vinaigrette
24.00

Poached Salmon Salad
Mixed greens, flaked salmon, red onions, tomatoes,
green beans & Dijon mustard vinaigrette
24.00

Poached Chicken Salad
bed of mixed greens with chicken,
grilled vegetables and pesto vinaigrette
23.00

Entrees

Half a Roasted Chicken
herbes de Provence, vegetables and mashed potatoes
22.00

Grilled Salmon
lentils, spinach, mushrooms, grilled veggies and balsamic vinaigrette
27.00

Braised Lamb Shank
asiago cheese ,mashed potatoes
sautéed vegetables and rosemary sauce
29.50

Choice Black Angus 6oz. Center Cut Filet Mignon
with truffle, mashed potatoes, aspargus, mushrooms and green peppercorn sauce
33.00

Half a Roasted Duckling
braised cabbage with bacon, wild rice, and peach sauce
27.50

Vegetable Plate
chef’s choice of seasonal vegetables
(sautéed or steamed)
22.00

Sautéed Calves Liver
with roasted potatoes, sautéed onions, broccoli,
provençal tomatoes and sage sauce
28.00

Pasta from the Market
Chef's Risotto Du Jour
Fresh fish from the market

Side Dishes

French Fries - 6.75
Broccoli - 6.75
Mashed Potatoes - 6.75
Asparagus - 8.00
Green Bean - 7.75
Herbed Garlic Bread - 4.50

Desserts

A Selection of Desserts from the cart.

Children's menu available upon request.
There will be a $3.00 charge for sharing.
Ask your waiter for our take out menu.
18% gratuity added to tables of more than six.
Cafe Central
455 Central
Highland Park, IL 60035

847 266-7878 • fax 847 266-7373

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Cafe Central of Highland Park, companion to Nieto's
two of the finest Restaurants in the Chicago area.