Citron & Rose Tavern & Market: Lower Merion’s Kosher Food Nirvana

11025692_1621998434689092_3865754117068636563_oThe famous kosher restaurant C&R Kitchen is reinventing itself to meet the needs of the community in a much more all-encompassing way. The renamed Citron & Rose Tavern & Market will morph into a kosher high-end restaurant, take-out market, and catering venue. Just in time for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the former New Tavern Restaurant in Bala Cynwyd will be the destination of choice for prepared foods for the holiday table.

The restaurant will serve kosher versions of The New Tavern’s traditional menu such as soups and chicken Marsala, to appeal to every customer’s level of observance and budget. This restaurant will be inviting to the entire community, Jewish and non-Jewish, with its really good mainstream kosher food. It will have the highest level of dietary adherence and serve excellent contemporary food.
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New York Style Steakhouse in Merion

C&R Kitchen
370 Montgomery Avenue Merion, PA 19066
610-664-4919, [email protected]
Monday-Thursday: 5:30-10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 4:00-9:00 p.m.

For three nights a week, Merion glatt kosher establishment Citron & Rose is reinventing itself as a New York-style steak house.

On Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday evenings, the restaurant will offer a new steakhouse menu. It will feature seasonal food inspired by traditional New York steakhouses. The restaurant is available for private affairs during the rest of the week.

The restaurant’s white marble-top bar area offers a complete dinner menu along with Scotch flights, signature cocktails, and mevushal wine choices. The main dining room seats more than 50 guests. C+R Kitchen can also entertain private parties for family celebrations, business gatherings, and special events. The private dining room accommodates 20 guests, and the entire restaurant seats 80 guests.

10429277_956356054376327_378124807541949565_nThe new menu starts with a selection of appetizers including house-cured gravlax, lamb sliders, and a steak house wedge salad with beef fry. Vegetarian guests might order shiitake and spinach tortellini, with house-made pasta stuffed with roasted mushrooms and sautéed spinach, topped with roasted tomatoes and herbs. The selection of entrees includines halibut, tuna, salmon, roasted chicken, and the new steaks, including “Prime Rib,” “Ribeye,” “Delmonico,” “Steak Frites,” and the “24-Day Dry Aged Ribeye.”