Tearoom Closed for the Winter Season
Tearoom will reopen on May 14th
For all Wedding/Special Event inquiries please email: email@example.com
Tearoom will reopen on May 14th
To make lunch reservations call 630-554-7100 or submit a request here & our staff will contact you to confirm within 2 business days.
CLOSED FOR THE WINTER SEASON
Reopens May 14th
Tuesday – Saturday
10:45 am – 2:00 pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
For same day or next day reservations, please call.
Parties of 10 or more, please make your reservation for
10:45, 11:00 or 1:00.
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)
For reservations on Market days, we can only take parties of 6 or less in the Tearoom.
Food is available for sale in the barn on Market days.
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5126 Stephens Road
Oswego, IL 60543
Please note 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.
Hot Cheese Dip
A creamy blend of cheeses with herbs and garlic baked in a cast iron skillet! Served with warm bread.
Soup of the Day
Chicken Stroganoff (creamy-chicken base)
Italian Christmas (Natale) (broth-chicken base)
Baked French Onion (broth-beef base)
Large Bowl $6.99
Holiday Grilled Cheese
Our festive grilled cheese is made with brie, gruyere, fig and pancetta toasted up on sourdough bread. It is served with a Mandarin orange salad and topped with toasted almond and pomegranate.
EC Cubano Sandwich
Our version has succulent pieces of smoked pork, sliced ham, Swiss cheese, mustard, and pickles. Served warm and melty in a soft roll. Accompanied by creamy coleslaw and crispy kettle chips.
Veggie Option of the Day
Ask your server for our special of the day.
The vegetarian option of the day will be served with a Mandarin orange salad and topped with toasted almond and pomegranate.
A small cup of soup may be added to any entree for $3.99
Bowl of crispy kettle chips $1.25
Choose 2 of the following items for a perfect pairing!
*Soups (cream or broth) *1/2 Sandwich
*1/2 Signature Salad *1/2 Flower pot Salad ($1.00 extra)
Choice of Salad Dressings:
*Signature (Champagne Vinaigrette), Balsamic Italian Vinaigrette ~ Poppyseed ~ Honey Mustard ~ Ranch ~ Blue Cheese
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 $3.00
Add Salmon $4.00
Holiday Flower Pot Salad
Our popular flower pot salad features mixed greens w/swiss chard and cranberries and pistachios. It is served with an apple cider vinaigrette 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. (not vegetarian-friendly) Available gluten-free (vegetarian-friendly)
Tender puff pastry surrounds a scoop of our homemade chocolate ganache and baked until golden. It is served with a Brandied cherry sauce.
Chocolate Chip Skillet
Served with ice cream and a caramel drizzle. (Serves 2)
Whole sandwich w/fruit $15.99
*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 house-baked cracked wheat bread.
or Gluten-Free Bread available upon request ($1.00 extra)
Veggie Wrap: Hummus, carrots, cucumbers, avocado, red peppers, cheddar, lettuce, and tomato rolled in a sundried 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) Hot Apple Cider $2.75
(Seasonal) Fall Spiced Latte $4.00
Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich
Turkey and cheese on a Croissant
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Served with fruit
Your choice of Apple Juice, Chocolate Milk, Coke, Diet Coke, Cherry Coke, Sprite, Fanta Orange, Rootbeer, Lemonade
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.