To make lunch reservations call 630-554-7100 or submit a request here & our staff will contact you to confirm within 2 business days.
Tuesday – Saturday
10:45 am – 2:00 pm
Open for Season until Dec 16th
Closed Sunday & Monday
Closed Thanksgiving Day 11/23
For same day or next day reservations, please call.
If you need to cancel or reschedule your reservation please remember to email or call.
Backroads Vintage Market Days (Event dates on the Our Events page)
Parties of 10 or more, please make your reservation for 10:45, 11:00 or 1:00.
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5126 Stephens Road
Oswego, IL 60543
Although we offer Gluten free items we are not a gluten free facility.
We are not a nut free facility
A sweet and tangy salsa served with tortilla chips.
Bacon, Fig and Brie Puff
Puff pastry topped with warm creamy brie fig jam and bacon crumbles.
Soup of the Day
Twice Baked Potato (creamy-chicken base)
Roasted Tomato Basil (broth-vegetable base)
Large mug $5.95
Fall Grilled Cheese
Rustic bread, a blend of mild cheeses and Cheddar cheese, along with homemade apple pear butter make up this delicious sweet and salty grilled cheese sandwich. It is served with chips and fresh fruit
Beef Tips & Noodles
Tender beef tips and gravy is served over buttered noodles. Accompanied by an Arugula Spinach Salad with tomato, lemon olive oil dressing and Parmesan cheese. Fresh french bread compliments this meal.
2 Flaky puff pastries filled with a delicious filling combining brie and Parmesan cheeses filled with an array of seasonal vegetables. This entree is accompanied by an Arugula Spinach Salad with tomato, lemon olive oil dressing and Parmesan cheese.
A small cup of soup may be added to any entree for $3.50
Choose 2 of the following items for a perfect pairing!
A mug of homemade soup, 1/2 a sandwich, or Signature salad
Our Signature Salad is a blend of juicy pears, sugared walnuts, Blue cheese, and dried cranberries, served over mixed greens with a sweet vinaigrette.
Add grilled Chicken for $3.00
Add Salmon for $4.00
Choice of Salad Dressings:
*Signature (Champagne Vinaigrette), Balsamic Italian Vinaigrette ~ Poppyseed ~ Honey Mustard ~ Ranch ~ Blue Cheese
Honey Pecan Salmon Flower Pot Salad
This popular flower pot salad is a mix of greens, grilled salmon, pears, blueberries, goat cheese crumbles and then topped with pecans. Served with a honey lemon dressing or dressing of your choice.
Peach Blackberry Cobbler
The favorite of many! A mixture of fruit, berries, and delicate crust perfectly warmed and served with vanilla ice cream. Available gluten-free
A wonderful Fall treat featuring maple spice cake, pumpkin mousse, caramel sauce, and whipped cream layered in a mason jar. Topped with additional caramel and crushed butter brickle.
Layered chocolate cake with a hint of Kahlua and homemade chocolate Kahlua frosting.
Whole sandwich w/fruit $14.95
*Maple/Bacon Chicken Salad
* Oven-roasted Turkey Club w/Provolone cheese on a Pretzel roll
* Oven-roasted Turkey w/Cranberry/Raspberry spread
Choice of Bread:
croissant, marble rye, pretzel roll, or Havest 7 grain (contains wheat berries, flax-seed, Barley, poppy seeds, triticale, rye and oats).
or Udi’s Gluten Free Bread available upon request ($1.00 extra)
Hummus, carrots, cucumbers, avocado, red peppers, cheddar, lettuce, and tomato rolled in a sun-dried tomato tortilla
Strawberry Lemonade $3.95
Arnold Palmer (iced tea/lemonade) $2.95
Weekly specialty tea $2.95
Hot Specialty Teas $3.50
Raspberry Iced Tea (sweetened) $2.75
Soft drinks: Coke, Diet Coke, Cherry Coke, Sprite,
Fanta Orange, Rootbeer, Lemonade $2.75
Bottled water, Iced tea $2.75
Seasonal: Fall Spiced Latte $4.00
Seasonal: Hot Apple Cider $2.75
Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich
Turkey on a Croissant
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Served with fruit
Your choice of Apple juice , Chocolate Milk or Soft drink
Small double scoop of vanilla ice cream with chocolate or strawberry sauce
& whipped cream
Host your next lunch or brunch event at the Tearoom! Celebrate the guest of honor and treat your guests to our rustic, quaint Tearoom nestled within the beautiful landscape of Emerson Creek Pottery and Tearoom. We offer two different event packages offering a delicious home made lunch or brunch menu prepared by our talented chefs. Great for bridal or baby showers, birthdays or just to celebrate a special occasion!
"Absolutely lovely place! Such a treat every time I visit!"
"This is the perfect place to go with a group of girlfriends, or a mom and daughter lunch. There is so much charm to this farm house restaurant."
"The soup was heavenly. I was able to snag a bite of my sisters chocolate mousse pie and peach cobbler before it was devoured in 2 minutes. Desserts were phenomenal. While the quality of the food was outstanding."
"Home cooking at its best. Everything is fresh and flavorful. Simple menu appetizers, salads sandwiches and hot entree."
"Such a wonderful destination! Loads of charm, great food, nice people, and beautiful scenery. I can't wait to go back!"
"Such a great, welcoming place to relax and unwind. A perfect brunch spot. We love their strawberry lemonade! And their adorable and charming gift shop is a must!"
Take a peek inside our beautiful Tearoom. Step out on the porch and enjoy the country views!
Emerson Creek is a uniquely heirloom variety, and so it is the intent of its’ owners to provide an opportunity to return to tradition, and share this beautiful segment of countryside with others. It is a welcoming place to share experiences- it took 10 years, in the life of our Tearoom, to be able to share these recipes. It is with gratitude to extend our beautiful grounds, and now some of our wholesome, delectable recipes with you in our Emerson Creek Cookbook.