johnston's saltbox

 

1696 laurel street
san carlos, ca 94070

650.592.7258

info@johnstonsaltbox.com

 

Closed Thanksgiving Week 21st -26th November

Johnston’s Saltbox is thankful to be a part of an endeavor that is built around the celebration of life and love.  We are grateful for our loyal guests, who make our work more meaningful.

Happy Thanksgiving 

 No Reservations

Due to our modest size, we can only accommodate parties of six (6) or fewer

 



 

 

 

 summer menu

Chef Adam Thompson

 

 

dinner

daily soup | bread and sweet cream butter

rooftop garden salad | daily harvested lettuces, radish, local olive oil, sea salt

today's tartine | roasted apple, black pepper goat cheese, toasted walnut, balsamic syrup

fried shishito peppers | ricotta salata, lemon zest, sea salt

kale salad |  tuscan kale, spiced delicata squash, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled red pepper, cotija cheese, fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

autumn harvest salad | little gem lettuce, chicories, bacon, hazelnut, roasted fingerling potatoes , apple, pickled red onion, mustard seed vinaigrette

stuffed squash | roasted delicata squash, quinoa, pine nut, raisin, buttermilk yogurt, pistou, apple, shaved roots

pan roasted king salmon | ranchero bean cake, pumpkin puree, red chili sauce, roast carrot, roof top coriander, crispy tortilla, queso fresco

meat and potato | hangar steak, twice baked potato, yellow wax beans, smoked red pepper coulis

pan roasted chicken | savory bread pudding, mushroom ragout, seared broccolini, spicy arugula salad

short rib | horseradish mashers, rooftop chard, smashed beets, spicy green sauce, red wine jus

ribeye burger | all natural beef burger, melted onions, tomato jam, lettuce, pickled onion, aioli, house cut fries

 

lunch

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

kale salad |  tuscan kale, spiced delicata squash, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled red pepper, cotija cheese, fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

autumn harvest salad | little gem lettuce, chicories, bacon, hazelnut, roasted fingerling potatoes , apple, pickled red onion, mustard seed vinaigrette

steak sandwich | grilled flank steak, fajita veggies, chimichurri, queso fresco, arugula, refried beans, simple salad 

roasted tomato tartine | toasted filone, poached farm eggs, oven roasted tomato, saltbox hummus, spiced tomato sauce, feta, mint, simple salad 

irreconcilable eggs | sunny  farm eggs, tostada, ranchero beans, red chili sauce, tomatillo sauce, lime slaw, pickled onion, queso fresco, cilantro 

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, hot sauce, blue cheese spread, jalapeño, cilantro, celery slaw, fries

ribeye burger |  all natural beef burger, melted onions, pickled onion, tomato jam, lettuce, aioli, house cut fries

pork banh mì |  pork belly, roast pork, chicken liver mousse, cilantro, jalapeño, pickled roots, savory aioli, fries

 

brunch (sat & sun)

jana's scones | house made preserves

the upside down | yogurt coffee cake, stewed apples, whipped crème fraîche

kale salad |  tuscan kale, spiced delicata squash, pumpkin seed granola, spicy pickled red pepper, cotija cheese, fresh herb, honey cumin vinaigrette

autumn harvest salad | little gem lettuce, chicories, bacon, hazelnut, roasted fingerling, apple, pickled red onion, mustard seed vinaigrette

daily soup |  bread and sweet cream butter

breakfast sandwich | torpedo roll, grilled pork belly, hard farm egg, herbed goat cheese, apple chutney, spicy escabeche, arugula, fennel, simple salad

roasted tomato tartine | toasted filone, poached farm eggs, oven roasted tomato, saltbox hummus, spiced tomato sauce, feta, mint, simple salad

irreconcilable eggs | sunny farm eggs, tostada, ranchero beans, red chili sauce, tomatillo sauce, lime slaw, pickled onion, queso fresco, cilantro 

 warm spiced pancakes | saltbox sourdough, roasted pear, mulled cider syrup, chantilly cream

bacon hash |  poached farm eggs, potatoes, bacon, caramelized onions, butternut squash, spinach, red pepper, hollandaise sauce

fried chicken sandwich | crispy buttermilk chicken breast, hot sauce, blue cheese spread, jalapeño, cilantro, celery slaw, fries

 

 

*due to our modest size we can only accommodate parties of 6 or fewer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

johnston's saltbox   I   1696 laurel street   I   san carlos, ca   I   94070   I   650.592.7258