Organically raised items are packaged on a local farm with no pesticides.
Our burgers are 100% grade "a" american beef, ground and freshly prepared daily in our kitchen. The "rare" burger is an 8 oz. Juicy delight, served on a homemade sweet toasted bun with a lower east side pickle, lettuce, tomato and onion
Organic Classic Burger
Straight from the dakota organic beef farms
Burger Master's Special
A thoughtfully designed burger creation prepared weekly by our chef
Club Steak Burger
New york strip topped with irish cheddar, curry avocado remoulade and crispy pancetta
Spiced black bean spread, guacamole, chipotle purée
Bbq Bison Burger
Chef's choice of the week - three mini burgers
The Original "Louis Lunch" Burger
6 ounces of our secret house blend topped with a grilled onion, served on white toast with a shmear of sharp cheddar. Don't even think of asking for ketchup!
Barbeque Brisket Po' Boy
Barbequed pulled moist brisket with our homemade slaw
7 ounces & loaded with lobster tail, served with cantaloupe melon carpaccio
With sundried tomato aioli
Topped with our homemade creamy horseradish mayonnaise
Duck Confit Melt
Shredded moist duck with melted gruyère on toasted brioche. Served with duck gravy and hand cut fries
Lightly breaded eggplant with avocado, portobello, red pepper, arugula & brie; this is a sandwich, not a burger!
Warm Tuna Steak Sandwich
Topped with sliced cucumber & avocado, served with a mesclun salad & balsamic vinaigrette dressing; this is a sandwich, not a burger!
Apple Smoked Bacon
Double Smoked Slab Bacon
Flambéed Steakhouse Burgers
Jameson Black Barrel Burger
8 ounces of fresh ground ribeye flambéed in jameson black barrel select reserve atop its aged whiskey slaw and smothered with white irish cheddar. Feel like a shot? Enjoy this 12-year aged beauty to accompany your meal for an additional - $5
A blend of filet & strip, flambéed in tequila, wrapped in apple smoked bacon, topped with cheddar & crispy onions
Our classic flambéed in whiskey, topped with caramelized shallots, cheddar cheese & apple smoked bacon
Steaks and More
Steakhouse cuts, ground & prepared to perfection. Enjoy!
Larceny Laced Bbq Babyback Ribs
Slow cooked for 5 1/2 hours sliding off the bone pork ribs and marinated in larceny kentucky bourbon, served with your choice of a side. back this baby up for $5. Enjoy 1.5 Ounces of this smooth bourbon... Neat of course
Cowboy Ribeye Steak
22 ounces, topped with red wine mushroom sauce and served with truffle spinach risotto
Mexican Style Skirt Steak
Served with chimichurri sauce
Steak Au Poivre
8 ounce filet served with our hand cut fries
New York Strip Steak 14 Oz.
Served with chive mashed potatoes
Served with a refreshing summer salad
Fries and Sides
Hand Cut Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
Parmesan Truffle Fries
Three Cheese Au Gratin
Rare's Homemade Slaw
New Mexican Chili Ketchup
Rare's Homemade Bbq Sauce
Honey Maple Dip
Great with sweet potato fries!
with warm roquefort fondue
with chipotle aioli
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
with homemade tortilla chips
Shredded Brisket Quesadilla
with homemade salsa
Reuben Frickle (Huh?)
lower east side pickle slice wrapped in corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss, deep fried and served with dijon cream
French Fry Tasting Basket
a mix of cottage, hand cut & sweet potato fries with 3 dipping sauces
Organic Beef Chili
straight from the dakota organic beef farms
Chicken Vegetable Soup
prepared daily and made from scratch
Tequila Shrimp Skewers
with grilled pineapple & roasted pepper relish
Classic Caesar Salad
garlic croutons & parmesan
Add Grilled Chicken
Add Mini Burger (Per)
Grilled Ahi Tuna
7 ounces, served over honey basil white bean salad
grilled chicken, avocado, tomato, double smoked slab bacon, cheddar, onion, green beans, roquefort cheese, hard boiled egg, tossed in a dijon vinaigrette dressing
Grilled Salmon Salad
grilled strips of fresh salmon filets served over mixed greens with sundried tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onions, cherry tomatoes with balsamic vinaigrette
tossed in a lemon vinaigrette dressing, topped with three lamb chops and a side of tzatziki
Disclaimer:Pricing and availability subject to change.
Our original property located in the Affinia Shelburne Hotel has been welcoming guests since 2003. Our tavern style setting allows diners to sit back and relax as they enjoy our scrumptious burgers and other menu items. Situated on the corner of Lexington Avenue and E. 37th Street, diners have a birds-eye view of the street scene.
The exclusive food and beverage operation in the hotel allows overnight guests to enjoy a burger in bed from our delicious room service menu. RARE Bar & Grill is fun for the entire family, we welcome yours to ours.