The Tearoom

Tearoom Opening May 10, 2016
Don’t let the word “Tearoom” fool you. We serve a full lunch menu that can fill even the heartiest appetites! We strive to offer the tastiest dishes at Emerson Creek, each prepared using the freshest ingredients and most quality food available. Our classic Flower Pot Salad, served in an actual Emerson Creek flower pot, is the favorite of many. Those who frequent Emerson Creek Tearoom know when it comes to dessert, there are only three words: Blackberry Peach Cobbler. (Of course the other desserts are just as tasty too!) The menu changes weekly so there is always something new to try!


Now Closed for the Season

Reopens May 10, 2016

Tuesday – Saturday
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday


5126 Stephens Road
Oswego, IL 60543



Mothers Day 2016

Fill out the lunch reservation form or call us at 630.554.7100

The dates and times available are:

Saturday, May 7th

Sorry, we are full at this time and are no longer taking reservations.

Sunday, May 8th

I have a few openings for 1:00 and 1:30.

I will email you the Menu and pricing one your reservation is confirmed.

We look forward to seeing you soon.


To make lunch reservations call 630-554-7100 or request online. For same day or next day reservations, please call.

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Sample Lunch Menu

The Tearoom reopens May 10th, 2016


Mango Salsa
A sweet and tangy salsa served with tortilla chips.


Warm Feta Dip
This dip is served with garlic bread sticks.



Soup of the Day

Twice-Baked Potato (creamy)
Chicken Parmesan (broth-base)
Large mug $5.95


Chicken Enchilada Crepes
2 Crepes with a creamy chicken filling, mild chili peppers and topped with light cream sauce and cheddar cheese. It is served with a guacamole salad.

Raspberry Brie Grilled Cheese
Brie cheese, Raspberry spread, Provolone, ham on a marble rye (may substitute with sour dought bread).  It is served with fruit and chips.


A small cup of soup may be added to any entrée for $3.50


Signature Salad
Our Signature Salad is a blend of juicy pears, sugared walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, and dried cranberries, served over mixed greens with a sweet vinaigrette.

Add grilled Chicken for $2.00
Add Salmon for $4.00

Asian Chicken Flower Pot Salad
Our popular flower pot salad features mixed greens, grilled chicken, peapods, carrots, mandarin oranges topped with sesame crunch.  It is served with Asian, Sesame Ginger dressing or dressing of your choice.

Choice of Salad Dressings:
*Signature (Champagne Vinaigrette) – Signature dressing available for sale in the shop.
*Honey Mustard ~ Ranch ~ Blue Cheese ~ Balsamic Italian Vinaigrette ~ Poppyseed  ~ Table-Side Caesar

Emerson Creek Combo

Choose 2 of the following items for a perfect pairing!
A mug of homemade soup, 1/2 a sandwich, or Signature salad


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


Mint Meltaway Icecream Cake
All the flavors of your favorite mint candy.


Mini Treat Plate
4-6 mini desserts on one plate.


Sandwich Combos

Whole sandwich w/fruit $12.95

* Cranberry/pecan Chicken salad

* Oven-roasted Turkey Club w/Provolone cheese on a Pretzel roll

* Oven-roasted Turkey w/Cranberry/Raspberry spread


Choice of Bread:
croissant, whole wheat, marble rye, pretzel roll

or Udi’s Gluten Free Bread
available on request ($1.00 extra)

Veggie Wrap
Hummus, carrots, cucumbers, avocado, red peppers,  cheddar, lettuce, and tomato rolled in a sundried tomato tortilla


Fall-spiced Latte $4.00

Iced Latte  $3.50

Hot Apple Cider $2.75

Strawberry Lemonade $3.75

Arnold Palmer (iced tea/lemonade) $2.75

Weekly specialty tea $2.75

Coffee $2.25

Hot Specialty Teas $2.75

Raspberry Iced Tea (sweetened) $2.50

Soft drinks: Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite,

Sprite Zero, Lemonade $2.50

Bottled water, Iced tea $2.50

Kids Menu

Choice of:

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

Made from the Freshest Ingredients

Our Tearoom offers homemade lunch in a tranquil atmosphere. Each recipe is selected and prepared by our talented cooks, using only the freshest ingredients. We hope to entice our visitors with our weekly alternating menu. It is our intent to provide meals that you can’t find out of a jar or box.

Meet Our Chefs

The Emerson Creek Cookbook


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.


Creating the Americana Cake

Check it out….a delish video recipe from the making of the Emerson Creek cookbook. A piece of cake to make!

Seasonal Openings:  Pottery Shop Now Open!  |  Tearoom Opens May 10th!