A longtime Geauga County popular establishment, Bass Lake Taverne offers fresh, local seasonal menus for Lunch, Dinner and Weekend Brunch. The Taverne features a Date Night specials every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Join us for Happy Hour — Available 3-6:00 pm, 6 days a week.

Extend your stay in the country with a visit to the Bass Lake Inn, located behind the taverne and adjacent to Chardon Lakes Golf Course and the Maple Highlands Trail. All twelve rooms offer the comfort of a fireplace, Jacuzzi and kitchenette.

Hours of Operation

Lunch Hours
Tuesday — Sunday 12:00 – 2:30
Dinner Kitchen Hours
Sunday: 3:00 – 8:00
Tuesday — Thursday: 3:00 – 9:00
Friday & Saturday 3:00 – 10:00
Bar is open later
taverne reservations

Lunch Menu

GOAT CHEESE & PORT POACHED PEAR
Panko crusted, greens, candied walnuts, fresh berries, cinnamon pear syrup
Entrée size 14

ARCADIAN GREENS
Diced vegetables, herb croutons,
balsamic vinaigrette 9

SOCAL CAESAR
Crisp romaine, tomatoes, avocado, Fresno chiles, red onion. herb & pepper croutons, shaved cheese 10

TAVERNE WEDGE
Crisp iceberg, cherry tomatoes, bacon, egg, scallions, creamy bleu dressing 10

CAPRESE AND AVOCADO
Heirloom tomatoes, roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, greens, finished with basil vinaigrette & balsamic glaze 11

SOUTHWEST CHICKEN
Creamy cilantro-lime dressing, grilled Cajun chicken, avocado, sweet corn salsa, tomatoes, red onions, pepper jack cheese 13

Salad Additions
Salmon 8 | Chicken 6 | Shrimp [4] 7  | 4 oz Beef Tenderloin 10

HOUSE SPECIALTY SOUP
Cup 5.5 Bowl 7

TOMATO BISQUE
Cup 5.5 Bowl 7

PATIO CHICKEN
Grilled herb chicken breast, chimichurri, pickled onions, brown rice pilaf 13

PENNE PASTA
Fire grilled chicken, tomatoes, garlic, roasted peppers, basil, spinach, scallions, parmesan cheese 13

SUMMER SALMON
Mixed grains with vegetables, spinach, basil vinaigrette, balsamic paint 17

CRISPY BREADED PERCH
House made remoulade sauce, French fries, cole slaw 15

AHI TUNA BOWL
Sesame crusted, edamame, mixed grains, with vegetables, wakame slaw, wasabi cucumber drizzle 15

ANGUS BEEF POT ROAST
Rich beef gravy, Yukon gold mashers, green beans 15

SHORT RIB TACO
Beef, slaw, pickled onions, soft flour taco 11

Served with french fries – sub sweet potato fries or herb parmesan fries or house salad + $1.00

THE SIGNATURE BLT
Toasted whole grain, vine ripened tomatoes, iceberg lettuce, Applewood bacon, roasted tomato & garlic aioli 10

OVEN ROASTED TURKEY & WARM BRIE
On grilled honey wheat, sliced apples, honey mustard 12

CAPRESE CHICKEN
Grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, onion, tomato, brioche bun 13

BUFFALO CHICKEN WRAP
Whole wheat wrap, spiced chicken breast, diced celery & onion 12

GRILLED CHICKEN & BACON RANCH WRAP
Red pepper tortilla, applewood smoked bacon,Monterey jack cheese, ranch aioli, lettuce & tomato 12

HOT HAM & SWISS
On grilled honey wheat, lettuce, tomato, honey mustard 11

SWEET HOT CHICKEN
Fried breast, hot honey drizzle, lettuce, tomato, pickle 13

PULLED PORK ON A BRIOCHE BUN
House smoked pulled pork, barbecue sauce, cole slaw on the side 11

ANGUS BEEF BURGER 13
With sautéed mushrooms,onions & Swiss cheese 14
With Applewood bacon, cheddar cheese & BBQ sauce 14.5

Choose One From 2 Categories Below 11

CUP OF SOUP
House Specialty Soup

HALF SANDWICH
Signature BLT
Turkey & Brie
Hot Ham & Swiss

Salad
Tossed Salad
Caesar Salad
Fresh Fruit + $1.00

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Dinner Menu

WARM CITRUS OLIVES
Feta, peppers, onions, herbs, flat bread 11

WARM CRABMEAT & ARTICHOKE DIP
Fontinella crumb crust, crisp tortilla chips. Great for sharing! 10.5

PULLED PORK NACHOS
Housemade smoked pulled pork, crisp tortilla chips, cheese sauce bell peppers, scallions, bbq drizzle, sour cream 10

SHORT RIB TACOS
Beef, slaw, pickled onions, soft flour taco 13

FLASH FRIED CALAMARI
House marinara, sprinkle of cheese, fresh herbs 13

MARKET GARDEN BEER CHEESE SPREAD
Flat bread and chips 9

SMOKED TROUT DIP
Veg Sticks, flat bread 10

STREET CORN NACHOS
Grilled corn, peppers,cilantro lime crema 9

HOUSE SPECIALTY SOUP
Cup 5.5 Bowl 7

TOMATO BISQUE
Cup 5.5 Bowl 7

TAVERNE WEDGE [gf] Crisp iceberg, cherry tomatoes, bacon, egg, scallions, creamy blue dressing 9

SOUTHWEST CHICKEN SALAD
Creamy cilantro-lime dressing, grilled chicken, avocado, sweet corn salsa, tomatoes, red onion, pepper jack cheese. Entrée size 15

ARCADIAN TOSSED GREENS
Diced vegetables, herb croutons, Balsamic vinaigrette. Side 6 | Entrée 10

GOAT CHEESE & PORT POACHED PEAR
Panko crusted, greens, candied walnuts, fresh berries, cinnamon pear syrup. Entrée size 15

CAPRESE AND AVOCADO
Heirloom tomatoes, roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, greens, finished with basil vinaigrette & balsamic glaze 11

SOCAL CAESAR
Crisp romaine, tomatoes, avocado, Fresno chiles, red onions, herb & pepper croutons, shaved cheese. Side 8 | Entrée 11

Salad Additions:
Chicken 6 | Salmon 8 | Shrimp [4] 7 | 4 oz Beef Tenderloin 10

CRAB CAKE
Old Bay fries, house slaw, lemon aioli 20

SEARED BEEF TENDERLOIN “OSCAR”
Fresh asparagus, lump crabmeat & bearnaise sauce, cabernet demi-glace & crisp potato croquette 24

PATIO CHICKEN
Grilled herb chicken, chimichurri, pickled onions, brown rice pilaf 18

SUMMER SALMON
Mixed grains with vegetables, spinach, basil vinaigrette, balsamic paint 18

AHI TUNA BOWL
Sesame crusted tuna, edamame, mixed grains with vegetables, wakame slaw, wasabi cucumber drizzle 18

Add a cup of soup, house or Caesar salad to any entrée 5

SEAFOOD

SHRIMP PASTA
Sautéed shrimp, broccoli, tomatoes, lemon caper cashew pesto, garlic, angel hair 22

CEDAR PLANKED ATLANTIC SALMON [gf] Grilled with brown rice pilaf, green beans, corn dill salsa 26

LEMON PEPPER TROUT
Sautéed with mashers and green beans 20

CRISPY FRIED LAKE PERCH
House made remoulade, cole slaw, french fries 20


BEEF

SLOW BRAISED SHORT RIBS
Angus beef, Yukon gold mashers, broccoli, cabernet demi 25

FIRE GRILLED 12 OZ. NEW YORK STRIP STEAK [gf] Angus beef, Yukon gold mashers, asparagus, garlic butter 34

TENDERLOIN MEDALLIONS
Seared beef tenderloin, bourbon pepper demi, Yukon Gold mashers, green beans 28

Additional Steak Sauces 3
Bearnaise Sauce
Sautéed Mushrooms & Onions
Cabernet Demi Glace
House Steak Marmalade


OTHER BASS LAKE FAVORITES

CHICKEN WITH GOAT CHEESE
Grilled chicken over angel hair, sundried tomato cashew pesto, spinach topped with whipped goat cheese 20

BRAISED BEEF RAVIOLI
Chili brisket sauce, caramelized onions, pickled vegetables 22

PENNE PASTA WITH FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN
Tomatoes, garlic, roasted peppers, basil spinach, scallions, cheese 19 / Little Plate 15

PULLED PORK ON BRIOCHE
House-smoked pulled pork, barbecue sauce, cole slaw on the side 12

BUFFALO CHICKEN WRAP
Whole wheat wrap, crispy chicken, diced celery & onion 12

ANGUS BEEF BURGER
lettuce, tomato, pickle 13

CAPRESE CHICKEN
Grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, onion, tomato, brioche bun 13

SWEET HOT CHICKEN
Fried breast, hot honey drizzle, lettuce, tomato, pickle 13

GRILLED CHICKEN & BACON RANCH WRAP
Red pepper tortilla, applewood smoked bacon, Monterey jack cheese, ranch aioli, lettuce & tomato 12

PREMIUM SIDES

ASPARAGUS 6
ASPARAGUS “OSCAR” with lump blue crab meat, béarnaise sauce 9
SWEET POTATO FRIES with dipping sauce 6
HERB PARMESAN FRIES 6

SIMPLE SIDES 5

Yukon Gold Mashers
French Fries
Green Beans
Baked Potato
Mixed Grains
Broccoli
Sour Cream .5