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Thai Essence Restaurant New Jersey

Lunch Specials

KIDS MENU

(For our guests 11 yrs. & younger)

 

 

Chicken Fingers w/ Fries          $8

Vegetable Tempura                    $6   

Hot Dogs with Fries                   $8

French Fries                               $5

Kid Chicken Noodle Soup         $5

SIDES

Rice                                          $2.50

Brown Rice                              $2.00

Jasmine Rice                           $1.50  

Steamed Noodles                    $5

Steamed Vegetables               $5

DRINKS

Thai Iced Tea / Coffee             $3       

Sparkling Water                      $4 / $6

Bottled Water                          $4 / $6

Soda                                        $2.50

Juices                                      $2.50

Unsweetened Ice Tea             $2 

Hot Tea Pot                             $3 / $6

Hot Coffee                              $2.50

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Lunch Appetizers Menu
(Monday - Friday 11:30am to 3:00pm)

 

 

CHICKEN SATE                                                                                     $8
Marinated chicken on a skewer served with peanut sauce

and cucumber radish.

GOLDEN CURRY PUFF                                                                        $8
Baked puff pastry stuffed with chicken, sweet potatoes, carrots,

onions, and curry poweder. Served with cucumber salad.

VEGETABLE THAI SPRING ROLLS                                                    $6.95
Served with sweet plum sauce
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FRESH BASIL ROLLS                                                                          $7.50
Carrots, shiitake mushroom, romaine lettuce, thai basil and

mint wrapped in thin rice paper served with Hoi Sin sauce.

FRIED CALAMARI                                                                                $7.95
Crisply fried calamari served with Thai sweet and sour sauce.

CRABMEAT PANCAKE                                                                        $8.50
Fresh crabmeat and taro served with avocado-apple sauce.

 

​DIM SIM                                                                                                 $9
Thai ravioli stuffed with shrimp, carbmeat and herbs.

(GF) SEARED TUNA SASHIMI                                                             $11
Served with citrus salad and mustard ginger sauce.

(GF) THAI SALAD                                                                                 $6
Served with Thai peanut dressing.

 

(GF) PAPAYA SALAD                                                                            $9
Served with Shrimp, tomatoes, string beans, garlic tossed with

lime juice and Thai condiments.

(GF) TOM YOM KOONG                                                                       $6
Sour and spicy shrimp soup with lemongrass and musrhooms.

(GF) TOM KA KAI                                                                                 $6
A gentel combination of chicken, cocounut milk, lemongrass,

galangal and mushrooms.. 

Lunch ENTRÉES
(serves with choice of soup of the day or house Salad)
Chicken or Beef $9.50  / Shrimp or Seafood $10.50

RED or GREEN CURRY (Gluten Free)                            
Served with Asian vegetables and coconut milk.

MASSAMAN CURRY (Gluten Free)                          

Served with potatoes, red tomatoes, onion, peanut and avocado.

PAD KHING  
Sauteed chicken, beef or shrimp with mushroom, snow peas and onion ginger sauce.

PAD GRA PAO (Basil)
Sauteed chicken, beef or shrimp with fresh Thai basil, chili and vegetables. 

PAD CASHEW NUTS

Sauteed chicken, beef or shrimp with cashew nuts and vegetables.

PAD GARLIC 

Sauteed chicken, beef or shrimp with garlic and white peppers.

FRIED RICE 

Choice of Beef, Chicken, or shrimp with mixed vegetables.

EGGPLANT w/ THAI BASIL

Choice of Beef, Chicken, or shrimp and sauteed in house special sauce.

GRILLED BEEF or LEMONGRASS CHICKEN                                   $11.50 / $10.50

Marinated with Thai herbs and served with papaya salad and sticky rice.

 

PAD PAK and TOFU                                                                             $9.50

Sauteed mix vegetables and Tofu with brown sauce.

ESSENCE FRIED RICE                                                                        $11.50

Mixed seafood with pineapple and vegetables.

CRISPY PAN FRIED SALMON                                                            $11.50

With caramel sauce, white trouffle oil on a bed of sauteed spinach

DUCK HONEY                                                                                      $11.50

Crispy duck topped with honey ginger sauce and Asians green

 

Lunch NOODLES

Chicken or Beef $9.50  / Shrimp or Seafood $10.50

PAD THAI (Gluten Free)                            
Stir-fried rice noodles, egg, bean curds, bean sprouts, scallions and peanut.

DRUNKEN NOODLES

Sauteed flat rice noodles with chicken, shrimp, squid, onion, bell pepper, Thai chili paste and

fresh basil.

LAD NA 
Pan-fried flat noodles with Chinese broccoli in brown gravy sauce.

PAD SEE EW
Sauteed flat rice noodles with black soy sauce, Chinese broccoli and egg.

CHICKEN BIG BOWL NOODLE
Rice noodle in chicken broth.

BEEF BIG BOWL NOODLE
Rice noodle in beef broth with sliced beef. 

SEAFOOD BIG BOWL NOODLE 
Rice noodle soup with seafood and vegetables.

 

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday
11:30am—3:00pm LUNCH
5:00pm—9:00pm DINNER

Friday

11:30am—3:00pm LUNCH

5:00pm—10:00pm DINNER
Weekend Hours
Sat 12:00pm — 10:00pm
Sun 12:00pm — 9:00pm

Contact Information

Thai Essence
231 Franklin Ave. Nutley, NJ

Phone Number
(973) 542 - 0128/0129

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