about

The Chelsea is located in downtown Fairfield, one block from the Fairfield Train station. Approaching its 5th year The Chelsea has become one of Fairfield’s most beloved restaurants.  Executive Chef Eric Felitto’s menu of creative and classic dishes has received rave reviews in both national and local publications.

Praised by the New York Times, The Chelsea has won the hearts of Fairfield County diners who appreciate the combination of delicious food with unpretentious service in an energetic atmosphere.

Patricia Brook’s of the NY Times biggest complaint about the Chelsea was that it wasn’t closer to her home. 





menus



eat

apps

DUCK BUNS / hoisin glazed confit leg of duck, scallions, cilantro, sprouts & toasted sesame seeds 12.95
PIGS IN THE BLANKET / all beef hotdogs wrapped in puff pastry with mustard for dipping 7.95
TUNA CRUDO / slivered RAW tuna in a soy-yuzu-truffle, jalapeo, rice crackers, cukes & avocado blocks 14.95
OCTOPUS / charred on roasted cauliflower, chorizo, pickled onions, fennel & micro green salad over lime crema 13.95
BURRATA / warm Fall squash sauce, spiced honey, pepitas, cranberries & grilled bread 15.95
TUNA POKE TACOS / Ahi tartare topped with sliced cucumber, Hawaiian poke sauce & wonton crunches 13.95
BRUSSELS / charred minis, crispy thick-cut bacon & roasted grapes w/parmesan cheese & an orange glaze 12.95
CALAMARI / General Tso's glaze, arugula & Thai chili mayo 12.95
POPPERS / SPICY house stuffed & roasted jalapenos, tempura , guacamole, pico & micro cilantro 8.95
NACHOS / smothered in pulled BBQ chicken & all the other traditional toppings 11.95
CHINA RIBS / baby back ribs, Chinese BBQ glaze, crunchy slaw & toasted sesames 13.95
SOUTHWEST CHICKEN CHILI / roasted Poblano peppers & beans, topped with shredded jack, sour cream & tortilla chips 7.95

just tossed

CHOP IT / soy marinated chicken, greens, veggies, oranges, avocado, herbs, crunchy peanuts & noodles w/ ginger vinaigrette 14.95
ROCKET & BEETS / arugula & beets tossed in herb lime vinaigrette w/grilled onions, crumbled ricotta salata & pumpkin seeds 12.95
AUTUMN SALAD / baby kale, roasted squash & cauliflower, candied pecans, dried cranberries & apple w/pomegranate dressing 12.95
SIMPLE SALAD / mixed baby lettuces tossed with balsamic-honey vinaigrette & goat cheese 10.95
COBB / farm greens, simple vinaigrette, bacon, poached egg, gorgonzola, beets, avocado & roasted chicken breast 15.95
CAESAR / romaine leaves, classic dressing, parmesan, grilled crouton topped with marinated tomatoes 10.95
PROTEINS / roasted chicken / 4.95 / fish / 6.95 / grilled shrimp skewer / 7.95

more substantial

WILD SALMON / pan roasted filet over toasted farro, wild mushrooms, roasted brussels & carrots with a cider-brandy reduction 26.95
SESAME TUNA / sesame crusted, with butter roasted daikon, sauteed fall vegetables & wasabi cream sauce 25.95
CHICKEN 'SCARPIELLO' / pan-roasted half a bird, SPICY cherry peppers & smash fried red bliss potatoes 21.95
PAELLA RISOTTO / shrimp, lobster, scallop & Craft chorizo, Spanish sofritto & lemon crema 28.95
STEAK FRITES / 12 oz char grilled sirloin, herbed butter, bistro fries & creamed kale 26.95
CHELSEA BURGER / Craft Butchery's finest, brioche, cheddar dip, sweet-sour onions, bacon bits, fries & pickles 15.95
SALT & PEPPER BURGER / plain & simple, char-grilled on a seeded brioche with pickles & fries 14.95
FISH SAMMY / char-grilled and resting on brioche topped w/ tomatoes, lemon zested aioli & micro greens, w/ sweet potato fries 16.95
LOBSTER ROLL / classic CT hot buttery lobster roll, pretzel dog bun, slaw & bistro fries
BUTTERNUT SQUASH RAVIOLI / tossed in sage brown butter with squash, truffle, pomegranate seeds & parmesan 12.95 / 22.95
MUSSELS / coconut, saffron, kaffir lime & crusty dipping bread w/ fried new potatoes 16.95
GNOCCHI / fluffy ricotta dumplings in a rich ragu of pomegranate braised short ribs, basil & chili flake finished w/ parm 12.95 / 22.95

sunday brunch

BREAKFAST BURRITO / scrambled eggs, chorizo, black beans, cheddar-jack, sour cream & pico in a flamed grilled tortilla, w/ home fries 12.95
PUFFY TEMPURA FRIED WAFFLES / covered in butterscotch bananas, molten chocolate & a scoop of maple gelato 11.95
CHELSEA SCRAMBLE / caramelized onions, crispy bacon & cheese topped w/ fried onions & a side of home fries 13.95
FRITTATA / caramelized onions, wild mushroom, arugula & goat cheese, w/ a side English muffin 14.95
FRENCH TOAST / fritter style on a sweet Fall puree topped with maple bacon, pomegranate seeds & cinnamon mascarpone 12.95
THE CHELSEA BENEDICT / english muffin, apple wood smoked Berkshire ham, classic hollandaise w/ home fries 14.95
THE HASH BOWL / Duck confit in a spicy-sweet potato hash, topped with 2 poached eggs & grilled ciabatta 14.95
BRUNCH BURGER / bacon, egg & cheese over Craft Butchery's finest topped with a hash brown, plated w/ a simple salad 15.95
STEAK & EGGS / char-grilled sirloin with 2 sunny side eggs, sweet-sour onions, fried onions, w/ home fries 19.95
PROSECCO MIMOSAS / peach / pomegranate / blood orange 7.95
HOUSE INFUSED BLOODIES / dill / cucumber / cilantro / bacon / cucumber-jalapeno 8.95
BOTTOMLESS COCKTAIL / mimosas & house bloodies 15.95


drink

wine

GAVI DI GAVI / Santa Vittoria, Piedmont, Italy, 2013 12 / 47
ALBARINO / Ramon Bilbao, Rias Baixas, 2014 8 / 31
PINO GRIGIO / Maniscalco, Umbria, Italy, 2014 7 / 27
SAUVIGNON BLANC / The Crossings, New Zealand, 2014 8 / 31
RIESLING / Pareto's Estate '80/20', Monetery, 2013 8 / 31
CHARDONNAY / J. Lohr 'Riverstone', Monterey, 2013 8 / 31
CHARDONNAY / Rutherford Ranch, Napa, 2014 10 / 39
CHARDONNAY / Cave Lugny Macon-Lugny, Burgundy, 2012 12 / 47
ROSE / Domaine de Paris, Provence, 2014 9 / 35
SANCERRE / Domaine de la Perrieres, Lione, 2013 13 / 51
PROSECCO / Zonin 187ml, Italy, NV 8.00
FRENCH BUBBLES / Charles De Fere 187ml, Champagne, NV 8.00
PINOT NOIR / Coppola Votre Sante, Napa Valley, 2013 9 / 35
PINOT NOIR / J. Lohr 'Falcon's Perch', Monterey 2013 11 / 43
RIOJA / Lealtanza Rioja Capitosa, Spain, 2012 10 / 39
MALBEC / Don Miguel Gascon, Argentina, 2013 9 / 35
MERLOT / Edna Valley, Central Coast, 2013 8 / 31
ZINFANDEL / Kenwood 'Jack London', Sonoma, 2012 13 / 51
SYRAH / Rosenblum, Paso Robles, 2011 7 / 27
BORDEAUX / Chateau Greysac, Medoc, 2010 15 / 59
CABERNET / Lander Jenkins, California Coast, 2013 9 / 35
CABERNET / Kunde, Sonoma, 2012 13 / 51
CHIANTI / La Maialina, Tuscany, 2013 7 / 27

beer

KONA 6.00
DOGFISH 6.00
BUD LIGHT 5.00
STELLA 6.00
HEINEKEN 6.00
TWO ROADS 6.00
THIMBLE ISLAND 6.00
CORONA 6.00
GUINNESS 6.00
PALM 6.00
AMSTEL LIGHT 6.00
SAM ADAMS 6.00

specialty cocktails & martinis

THE CHELSEA MARGARITA / Don Julio Blanco Tequila, Stirrings All Natural Triple Sec & house crafted sour mix 11.00
APPLE CINNAMON MARGARITA / Don Julio Blanco Tequila, Apple Cinnamon Syrup, Lemon, Orange Juice & Triple Sec 11.00
FILTHY MARTINI / Chelsea's house cucumber-jalapeno vodka & olive juice shaken ice cold & served with a blue cheese stuffed olive 11.00
RED SANGRIA / Red Wine, Peach Nectar, St. Germain, Drunken Fruits & a Splash of Ginger Beer 11.00
GINGER-HONEY MULE / Fords' London Gin, ginger-honey syrup, lime & ginger beer 10.00
MILE HIGH MANHATTAN / Tin Cup Colorado Whiskey & Carpano Anitca Vermouth, Amerena cherry & a dash of whiskey barrel aged bitters 11.00
CHELSEA ROSE / Grey Goose, St. Germain, Cucumber, Mint-Basil-Rosemary Infusion, Agave & Lemon Juice 11.00
CHELSEA OLD FASHIONED / Bulleit Bourbon, Slow & Low Rye, House Made Spiced Rainsin Mash, Lemon Juice & Lemon Bitters 11.00
PUMPKIN SPICED MOJITO / Bacardi Light Rum, Autumn Spiced Pumpkin Syrup, Lime & Mint 11.00
CHELSEA CAIPIRINHA / Leblon Cachaca, muddled lime, brown sugar & simple syrup 11.00

the chelsea's lemonades

ORGANIC CUCUMBER LEMONADE / Crop Organic Cucumber Vodka, organic lemonade and cucumber peels with a hint of mint 11.00
CHAI SPICED ARNOLD PALMER / Tito's Vodka, Wild Moon Chai Spice Liqueur, Agave, Lemonade & Iced Tea 10.00
THE CHELSEA MASON / Jeremiah Weed Sweet Tea and organic lemonade with lemon slices served up in a mason jar 10.00
BLACK ROCK LEMONADE / American Harvest organic vodka & fresh lemonade shaken with a black cherry-jalapeno puree 10.00
HUCKLEBERRY LEMONADE / 44 North Huckleberry Vodka, Lemonade & Mint 10.00

clear thinking

SAN PELLEGRINO / Liminata, Pompelmo, Aranciata 4.00
GREENHOUSE PALMER / just brewed iced green tea with lemonade & mint leaves 5.00


sweet

sweet chelsea

ICE CREAM / 3 flavors of the day, capped with crunchy mini ice cream ocnes 6.95
BROWNIE SUNDAY / just baked, vanilla gelato, whipped cream, cherry, nuts, butterscotch 7.95
CHURROS / 'Spanish doughnuts' with warm chocolate-hazelnut dip 7.95
CRUMBLE / local apples, brown sugar crumble, scoop of cinnamon gelato 7.95
MILK & COOKIES / just baked chocolate chip cookies & a mini banana milkshake 7.95

sweet wines

BRACHETTO D'ACQUI / Bafi Rosa Regale, Italy 7 / 27
MUSCATO D'ASTI / Chiarlo Nivole, Italy 11 / 41

ports

TAYLOR FLADGATE / 20yr Tawny 14.00
TAYLOR FLADGATE / LBV, 2003 12.00
CROFT / 10yr Tawny 10.00


lunch

apps

EGGPLANT / sweet-sour-spicy roasted eggpalnt, crushed tomato, basil, soft goat cheese & grilled garlic bruschetta 11.95
DUCK BUNS / hoisin glazed confit leg of duck, scallions, cilantro, sprouts & toasted sesame seeds 12.95
PIGS IN THE BLANKET / all beef hotdogs wrapped in puff pastry with mustard for dipping 7.95
TUNA CRUDO / slivered RAW tuna in soy-yuzu-truffle, jalapeno, rice crackers, cukes & avocado blocks 14.95
OCTOPUS / charred on roasted cauliflower, chorizo, pickled onions, fennel & micro green salad over lime crema 13.95
BURRATA / warm fall squash sauce, spiced honey, pepitas, cranberries & grilled bread 15.95
TUNA POKE TACOS / Ahi tartare topped with sliced cucumber, Hawaiian poke sauce & wonton crunches 13.95
BRUSSELS / charred minis, crispy thick-cut bacon & roasted grapes w/parmesan cheese & an orange glaze 12.95
CALAMARI / General Tso's glaze , arugula & Thai chili mayo 12.95
POPPERS / SPICY house stuffed & roasted jalapeos , tempura fried, topped with guacamole, pico & micro cilantro 8.95
NACHOS / smothered in pulled BBQ chicken & all the other traditional toppings 11.95
CHINA RIBS / baby back ribs, Chinese BBQ glaze, crunchy slaw & toasted sesames 13.95
SOUTHWEST CHICKEN CHILI / roasted Poblano peppers & beans, topped with shredded jack, sour cream & tortilla chips 7.95

just tossed

CHOP IT / soy marinated chicken, greens, veggies, oranges, avocado, herbs, crunchy peanuts & noodles w/ ginger vinaigrette 14.95
ROCKET & BEETS / arugula & beets tossed in herb lime vinaigrette w/grilled onions, crumbled ricotta salata & pumpkin seeds 12.95
AUTUMN SALAD / baby kale, roasted squash & cauliflower, candied pecans, dried cranberries & apple w/pomegranate dressing 12.95
SIMPLE SALAD / mixed baby lettuces tossed with balsamic-honey vinaigrette & goat cheese 10.95
COBB / farm greens, simple vinaigrette, bacon, poached egg, gorgonzola, beets, avocado & roasted chicken breast 15.95
CAESAR / romaine leaves, classic dressing, parmesan, grilled crouton topped with marinated tomatoes 10.95
PROTEINS / roasted chicken / 4.95 / fish / 6.95 / grilled shrimp skewer / 7.95

sandwiched

CHELSEA BURGER / Craft Butchery's finest, brioche, cheddar dip, sweet-sour onions, bacon bits, bistro fries & pickles 15.95
SALT & PEPPER BURGER / plain & simple, char-grilled on a seeded brioche w/ pickles & bistro fries 14.95
FISH SAMMY / char-grilled & resting on brioche topped w/ tomatoes, lemon zested aioli & micro greens, w/ sweet potato fries 16.95
GRILLED CHEESE TRIO / American, cheddar & jack cheese w/bacon on thick sliced toasted brioche w/tomato soup 13.95
LOBSTER / classic CT hot buttery lobster roll, pretzel dog bun, slaw & a pile of fries

more substantial

BUTTERNUT SQUASH RAVIOLI / tossed in sage brown butter with squash, truffle, pomegranate seeds & parmesan 12.95 / 22.95
MUSSELS / coconut, saffron, kaffir lime & crusty dipping bread w/ fried new potatoes 16.95
GNOCCHI / fluffy ricotta dumplings in a rich ragu of pomegranate braised short ribs, basil & chili flakes finished w/ parm 12.95 / 22.95
SESAME TUNA / sesame crusted, with butter roasted daikon, sauteed Fall vegetables & wasabi cream sauce 25.95
WILD SALMON / pan roasted filet over toasted farro, wild mushrooms, roasted brussels & carrots with a cider-brandy reduction 26.95
CHICKEN 'SCARPIELLO' / pan-roasted half a bird, SPICY cherry peppers & smash-fried red bliss potatoes 21.95


brunch

sunday funday

BREAKFAST BURRITO / scrambled eggs, chorizo, black beans, cheddar-jack, sour cream & pico in a flamed grilled tortilla, w/home fries 12.95
PUFFY TEMPURA FRIED WAFFLES / covered in butterscotch bananas, molten chocolate & a scoop of vanilla gelato 11.95
CHELSEA SCRAMBLE / caramelized onions, crispy bacon & cheese topped w/fried onions & a side of home fries 13.95
FRITTATA / caramelized onions, wild mushroom, arugula & goat cheese, w/ a side English muffin 14.95
FRENCH TOAST / fritter style on a warm sweet squash puree topped with maple bacon, pomegranate seeds & cinnamon mascarpone 12.95
THE CHELSEA BENEDICT / english muffin, apple wood smoked Berkshire ham, classic hollandaise w/home fries 14.95
THE HASH BOWL / Duck Confit in a spicy sweet potato hash, topped with 2 poached eggs & grilled ciabatta 14.95
BRUNCH BURGER / bacon, egg & cheese over Craft Butchery's finest topped with a hash brown plated with a simple salad 15.95
STEAK & EGGS / char-grilled sirloin with 2 sunny side eggs, sweet-sour onions, fried onions & home fries 19.95

directions

From the Fairfield train station. Walk 50 yards.

Driving? The Chelsea is located at 12 Unquowa Place in Fairfield CT. Click the C for driving directions.


hours

Kitchen Hours:
11:30 AM - 10 PM Sun - Thurs
11:30 AM - 11 PM on Fri & Sat
Bar:
Serves until last call


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