CIA trained chef Chris Vergara prepares New American dishes sourced from local farmers served in a comfortable dining room. Offers homemade pastas as well as local organic produce and meats. Chocolate bread pudding with homemade ice cream is the best choice for dessert. Twenty wines by the glass are offered. Dinner every day. Reservations recommended.
Best Prix-Fixe Meal 2007. When a restaurant like Meritage offers three-course meals that would normally cost from $45 to $55 for just $25, we take notice. Our prix-fixe menu includes our bestselling dishes, explains chef/owner Chris Vergara. The special dinners, offered from Tuesday to Friday between 5 and 6:30 pm, include a choice from three appetizers, three entrees and two desserts. You'll find dishes such as spaghettini pomodoro, sauteed King salmon, and grilled chicken paillard on the summer menu (it changes seasonally), but we'd suggest the roasted Chioggia red-and-white colored beets with goat cheese and truffle oil to start, and duck confit with frisée, mache, raspberries, toasted pine nuts, and balsamic vinaigrette for the main course. Perhaps some summer fruit for dessert and it's a meal fit for a king, especially a frugal one.