Guilford Brunch Menu






Classic Mimosa: $8 | Tropical Mimosa: $10 | Margarita: $12

Prosecco Bloody Mary: $9 | Spiked Coffee: $7 | Bellini: $8


N.E. Clam Chowder: $8 | French Onion: $8 | Soup Of The Day: $9

Garden Salad | $10

Crisp romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion, carrots, bell peppers & croutons, with house balsamic vinaigrette (V)

Cobb Salad / $16

Mixed greens, crispy chopped bacon, hard-boiled eggs, sliced tomatoes, and avocados topped with blue cheese crumbles served with red wine vinaigrette

Chapter One Caesar / $11

Crisp romaine lettuce tossed with our house-made Caesar dressing, croutons & pecorino romano cheese

Caprese Salad / $12

Vine-ripened tomato & fresh mozzarella drizzled with balsamic glaze & house-infused garlic olive oil sprinkled with fresh basil over arugula

Add a Protein:

Grilled Shrimp: $12 | *6 oz. NY Strip Steak: $15 | Anchovies: $3 | *Seared Tuna: $16 | Grilled or Blackened Chicken: $7 | *Grilled Stonington Scallops: $14 | *Salmon: $16 | Hot or Cold Lobster: $PTM | *Swordfish: $23


Fried Avocado & Onion Rings / $10

Breaded avocado and lightly battered fried onion rings, served with chipotle lime aioli (V)

Fried Calamari / $14

Egg battered, deep-fried tentacles and rings, tossed in white balsamic dressing or sweet Thai chili & cherry peppers, served with fresh lemon

Bacon Wrapped Scallops / $16

Fresh Stonington scallops wrapped with smoked bacon in a house-made bourbon glaze over arugula

Devils On Horseback / $13

Medjool dates stuffed with gorgonzola cheese, wrapped in smoked bacon & drizzled with balsamic reduction

Coconut Shrimp / $14

Breaded Gulf shrimp, deep-fried, served with fresh lemon & sweet Thai chili sauce

Ciabatta Bruschetta / $12

Toasted ciabatta topped with pesto, house-roasted tomatoes & goat cheese, drizzled with balsamic reduction (V)

Four Cheese Baked Mac / $14

Cavatappi pasta tossed with heavy cream and four different types of cheese topped with herb toasted breadcrumbs

PEI Mussels / $14

Fresh PEI mussels, sautéed with garlic, shallots, butter & fresh herbs, served with garlic bread. Choice of sauce: White wine sauce or Fra Diavolo


Breakfast Nachos / $18

Fried flour tortillas, smoked bacon, scrambled eggs, roasted peppers, sriracha, avocado, and pico de gallo topped with cheddar jack cheese

Fried Chicken Cutlets / $21

Two breaded chicken breasts served over avocado mashed potatoes with a tomato-scallion crema, garnished with an arugula & red onion salad

Chapter One Omelet / $13

Three eggs, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers & goat cheese served with breakfast potatoes, and your choice of toast

The Breakfast Plate / $11

Two eggs any style, hardwood smoked bacon, sausage patties & breakfast potatoes served with your choice of toast

Stuffed French Toast / $15

Two pieces of Texas toast stuffed with maple brown sugar cream cheese & served with your choice of raspberry or blueberry compote (V)

Avocado Toast / $14

Gluten-free ciabatta with sliced tomato, arugula & two over-easy eggs served with breakfast potatoes

Lobster Mac N’ Cheese / $PTM

Cavatappi pasta tossed with heavy cream, garlic, cheddar cheese, and Parmesan topped with herb toasted breadcrumbs and fresh Maine lobster

BYO Omelet / $9

Served with breakfast potatoes & your choice of toast

Bacon or Sausage: $2 | Avocado: $2.50 | Sautéed Spinach: $2 | Roasted Peppers: $1.50

Sautéed Onions or Mushrooms: $1 | American, Cheddar, Pepper Jack, or Swiss: $2


Brunch Burger / $18

6oz all-beef patty, sunny-side egg, arugula, tomato, bacon & cheddar cheese served on a brioche bun with breakfast potatoes

Lobster Roll – $PTM

Fresh picked Maine lobster meat served either hot with butter or cold with celery and mayonnaise, on a toasted bun with Old Bay potato chips & fresh lemon

Chapter One Pastrami / $16

Steamed pastrami, sautéed onions, Swiss cheese, and Chapter One sauce served on toasted rye bread with fries & a pickle

Chapter Benedicts

Classic: Smoked bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise & Chapter One seasoning / $17

Farm Style: Baby spinach, tomato, avocado, poached eggs & hollandaise / $15

Sea Benedict: Jerk seasoned lobster meat, avocado, tomato, poached eggs & hollandaise / $PTM

Chapter One Burger / $16

6oz all-beef patty, seasoned with house spice rub, cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, and Chapter One sauce, served on a brioche bun with fries & a pickle

Guilford Restaurant Brunch Menu

It’s been said that “A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content,” and we stand behind that one hundred percent! That’s why we strive to ensure that Chapter One’s Sunday Brunch checks all the boxes and leaves you fueled for the week ahead! 

Get Geared Up for the Day with Brunch in Guilford CT

If you’re looking to start the week off with a powerhouse bang, you won’t be able to do it any better than with our Quinoa Power Bowl. Picture perfectly cooked quinoa paired with strawberry, red onion, and carrots and served over baby spinach with a lemon garlic vinaigrette. The goat cheese and tomato topping couple with a soft-boiled egg and fuel you for a fabulous day of exploring Guilford’s idyllic historic Hyland Museum or Downtown Green. 

Our fried chicken cutlets can’t be beaten, as they’ve served over avocado mashed potatoes with a tomato-scallion crema. They’re the perfect protein prepared to make your mouth water.

Breakfast Nachos? Count Me In! Favorite Brunch Spot in Guilford

And since brunches were meant to be cozy and whimsical, we can’t help but gush over our breakfast nachos. Consisting of fried flour tortillas, smoked bacon, and scrambled eggs, we add roasted peppers, sriracha, avocado, and pico de gallo to the mix and top with cheddar jack cheese for a culinary delight. That’s what brunch is all about, right? 

Speaking of what brunch is all about, we’d be remiss if we didn’t tell you that our irresistible Lobster Mac N’ Cheese will be the stuff you dream of through the week! It’s Cavatappi pasta tossed with all the good stuff–heavy cream, garlic, and cheeses, topped with herb-roasted breadcrumbs and of course, fresh Maine lobster. It makes a long work week worth it!

Brunch Bevvies in Guilford

No brunch is complete without our signature Bloody Mary, and no weekend story has a happier ending than when celebrated with Chapter One’s Brunch. We’re happy to try and accommodate any special dietary restrictions you may have, as giving you the most pleasurable service and experience is our goal. Simply let our staff know how we may serve you!