Lunch


11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Appetizers

Mussels
steamed in beer, fennel, shallots & garlic 9.50

Soup Du Jour
chef’s daily selection of homemade soups 4.95

Burgundy Escargots
garlic & Pernod butter 9.00

Caesar Salad
classic Caesar with parmesan cheese and anchovy 7.25

House Salad
mixed greens, pinenuts & shallot balsamic vinaigrette 4.95

French Onion Soup
croutons & Swiss cheese gratinée 5.50

 

Salads

Poached Salmon Salad
bed of mixed greens, flaked salmon, red onions,
green beans & dill mustard vinaigrette
13.00

Café Central Cobb Salad
bed of mixed greens, chicken, feta cheese, avocado, bacon
tomatoes & chopped egg with dijon mustard vinaigrette
12.50

Poached Chicken Salad
bed of mixed greens, grilled vegetables & pesto vinaigrette
12.50

Salad Niçoise
mixed greens, flaked white tuna, green beans, egg, olives,
tomato & anchovy with dijon mustard vinaigrette
12.50

Sandwiches & Tartines

Smoked Salmon on Country Bread
grilled vegetables, house salad,
with balsamic vinaigrette & homemade french fries
12.50

Portabello Mushroom Sandwich
house salad with balsamic vinaigrette
& crème fraiche potato salad
12.00

Croque Monsieur
homemade french fries & house salad
12.25

Grilled Chicken Sandwich
honey bread with grilled vegetables, soy mustard dressing,
house salad & homemade french fries
12.25

Tartine of Grilled Vegetables
eggplant caviar on baguette, house salad,
balsamic vinaigrette, with a cup of soup du jour
11.75

Entrées

Omelette Du Jour
french fries, house salad with balsamic vinaigrette
10.50

Quiche Du Jour
house salad with balsamic vinaigrette
11.25

Express Lunch Special
chef’s selection of entrée, salad and dessert
13.00

Vegetable Plate
chef’s choice of seasonal vegetables
(sautéed or steamed)
10.75

Chef’s Choice Pasta
fresh homemade pasta with chef’s selection of vegetables
14.00

Fresh Fish from the Market
11.50

18% Gratuity added to tables of more than six

Desserts

A Selection of Desserts from the cart.

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.