Eleanor Rigby's offers a diverse selection of food for both lunch and dinner. Opening its guitar-neck handed doors in 1995, the Beatles inspired eatery is packed to the gills with memorabilia from the Fab Four but offers a tune and a dish that can appeal to all tastebuds.
Visiting the restaurant around noon for lunch is a busy time because of the business crowd but a table can be attained quite quickly. Getting a seat within the first minute of walking in the door was no problem. If there are no tables available, the bar is open for lunch service.
There are many booths that run along both walls and a few tables are available that allow the patrons to have a nice level of privacy as they enjoy their meals or drinks. When sitting down you feel the comfort of the brown cushioned seats as your legs come under the wood table that is covered by a nostalgic plaid tablecloth and a mixture of classic rock, 70's, and 80's music is pumped through the restaurant while you enjoy your meal.
The staff at Eleanor Rigby's is very kind, friendly and knowledgeable, all versed on all the menu items asked about. They were able to offer suggestions and descriptions of the items immediately.
The menu features a selection of soups, salads, appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, fajitas, and pasta dishes. All of the menu items are reasonably priced, and many take their names from or pay homage to Beatles' songs and lyrics. The price range starts at $3.50 and goes as high as $17.95.
A cup of French Onion soup ($3.25) featured a thick melted layer of cheese and a deep dark broth and the onions literally melted as soon as they hit the tongue. The Good Day Sunshine Salad with blackened chicken ($9.95) had Romaine and Iceberg lettuce, pears, blue cheese, candied pecans with a tangy, sweet dressing. A flavorful explosion of sweet and bitter takes place that truly satisfies many of taste buds. Sweet pears and biting blue cheese are quite the combination. The Sexy Sadie French Dip sandwich with sweet potato fries ($9.95) is a classic sandwich done right! The sandwich came out of the kitchen with cheese falling out of the side of the fresh baguette and a thick layer of thinly sliced roast beef. The crunch of the bread was a nice texture before encountering the savory meat and cheese. It was almost too tempting not to eat as soon as it got to the table. The combination of foods on this dish were hearty to say the least.
The Homemade Chicken Pot Pie ($6.95-crock size) was the most delectable item on the menu. The homemade crust was crispy and light while the inside was filled with a thick creamy sauce, tender white meat chicken and delectable vegetables. The homemade crust was perfectly browned on top and when you took a bite you could feel the flakiness on top and the delicious chewy dough on the bottom. It was noted by the manager that it was the most popular item on the menu and it continually brings back repeat customers. The recommendation for dessert was rice pudding with whipped cream ($3.50) on top. It was a bowl of creamy delicious sweetness that was very hard to deny. A light layer of cinnamon was sprinkled on top to add another layer of flavor.