New Summer Menu from Meritage Restaurant & Wine Bar

Posted on Monday, August 1, 2011


New Summer Menu From Meritage…

…Featuring local produce hand-picked 

from Lancaster & Chester County farms.


The weather’s heating up, and that means that Meritage Restaurant & Wine Bar is rolling out their new summer menu. Chef Anne Coll has updated her menu to echo the summer season and has added some new and exciting seasonal dishes.

New Snacks like the Crispy Poblano Pepper stuffed with Braised Pork is a plate full of flavor. For seafood fans, the Small Plate of Grilled Octopus with Crispy Chickpeas, Tapenade, Tomato Confit and Preserved Meyer Lemon is fresh from the sea. New Large Plate, BBQ Scottish Salmon with a Fricassee of White Corn, Summer Squash, Herbs and a Basil Emulsion is delivered daily and prepared with the freshest local ingredients.

Best of all, Meritage’s al fresco dining offers the perfect place to enjoy the warm evening breeze, while dining at the best kept secret in town. For reservations call 215-985-1922.

Chef Anne Coll hand-picks local vegetables & produce daily 

from Lancaster & Chester County Farms

Friday’s Farmhouse Feast

four courses paired with two organic wines for $45

Due to popular demand Meritage has extended their Friday’s Farmhouse Feast through August. Chef Anne Coll gives a special nod to local farmers with four courses of what’s in season, local and fresh, paired with two organic wines for $45 (plus tax and gratuity). Available on Friday nights only.

Meritage’s a la carte menu will also be offered. Call 215-985-1922 for reservations.

Friday’s Farmhouse Feast

Four courses & two organic wines for $45 per person

Available every Friday through August

Amuse Bouche

Herbed Goat Cheese Pastry

with pickled red beet coulis

First Course 

Chilled Cucumber Soup

grilled prawn, yogurt and dill  

Second Course

Seared Cape May Diver Scallops

basil emulsion, heirloom tomato, wax beans and herb salad 

with black olive tapenade

Third Course

Grilled Grass Fed Flank Steak

with smashed new potatoes, charred candy onions, 

shiitake and tomato confit

Fourth Course

Rice Pudding

with sour cherry compote, sesame tuile  

What You’ll Drink…

First & Second Course:

Purato Catarratto Pinot Grigio Sicilia IGT , Sicily, Italy, 2010  Organic


Third Course:

Lamura Nero d’Avola Sicilia IGT, Sicily, Italy, 2008  Organic


Thanks to…

Green Meadow Farm

Maple Arch Farm

Verbena Farm

Mother Earth Mushrooms

And the other local farmers in Chester and Lancaster County

Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients


Vegan Tasting Menu on Tuesdays

Each Tuesday, Meritage offers their popular 4 course Vegan Tasting Menu.

The cost is $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity. This prix fixe vegan menu features the finest ingredients and vegetables of the season.

Meritage’s a la carte menu is also available.  Call 215-985-1922 for reservations.


Korean Fried Chicken Wednesdays & Thursdays

Korean Fried Chicken, Meritage’s most requested dish is now offered every Wednesday and Thursday and served as a large plate with Collard Greens and Mac & Cheese for $18.

Meritage’s tender and juicy, twice fried Korean Fried Chicken is covered in a sweet and slightly spicy sesame glaze. So tasty, that diners will want to ditch their forks for this finger-licking-good treat.

Meritage’s a la carte menu is also available.  Call 215-985-1922 for reservations.


About Meritage Restaurant & Wine Bar

Located a few blocks from Rittenhouse Square, the heart of Center City’s Restaurants, Hotels and Nightlife, Meritage offers memorable fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere.

Chef Anne Coll changes the contemporary menu seasonally, bringing a unique flavor to each of her culinary creations.
Mix and match your menu choices with a flight of wine selected from their extensive collection. Or enjoy refreshing specialty cocktails and bottled beer choices featuring local craft breweries.

 500 S. 20th Street | Philadelphia PA 19103 | 215 985 1922