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Shepherd's Pie at the Village Jester

Shepherd's Pie at the Village Jester

SOUP

Soup of the Day

Ask your server for today’s choice. Served with a side of crispy warm bread!

Home-made Chili

A spicy and hearty 6 bean chili topped with sour cream and loaded with chicken, ground beef, potatoes, and corn. Made with herbs and spices to the owner’s secret recipe. Served with a side of crispy warm bread!

SALADS

Buffalo Chicken Caesar

Chopped romaine lettuce accompanied by house made garlic croutons, parmesan cheese, creamy Caesar dressing, and topped off with spicy chicken breast tenderloins.

The Standard

An Ojai institution served with mixed greens, candied walnuts, bleu cheese, and pears tossed with balsamic vinaigrette.

Caesar

Chopped romaine lettuce accompanied by house made garlic croutons, parmesan cheese, and creamy Caesar dressing.

Southwest Salad

A spicy salad with black beans, corn, tomatoes, shredded jack, and fritos, all on a bed of spring greens and topped off with grilled chicken topped with our house-made barbeque sauce. Served with a side of ranch dressing.

Cobb

A large classic Cobb salad served with romaine lettuce, grilled chicken, hard-boiled eggs, bacon, avocado, tomato, jack cheese, and black olives tossed with bleu cheese dressing.

Baby Shrimp Salad

Baby shrimp tossed in a Thousand Island dressing sitting atop spring greens and accompanied by cucumber, chopped onions, sliced tomatoes, avocado, and cilantro.

Taco Salad

Black beans, mixed greens, corn, tomatoes, onion, avocado, ground beef, shredded cheddar, sour cream and topped with house-made salsa all served in a large deep fried flour tortilla.

The Jester

Spring greens tossed with avocado, tomatoes, and served with a pixie tangerine vinaigrette, or a red wine vinaigrette.

APPETIZERS

Popcorn Shrimp

Breaded, deep fried to perfection, and served with a side of blue cheese dressing, spicy buffalo sauce, or orange honey Dijon sauce.

Black-Eyed Pea Cakes

A delicious mixture of black-eyed peas, onions, herbs, and spices. Served with tasty collard greens and rosemary cream.

Mediterranean Plate

Loaded with delicious chef-prepared hummus, herbed feta, stuffed dolmades, olives and served with a toasted pita.

The Original Jesterpeño

Six house-made spicy jalapeños stuffed with delicious cream cheese and deep fried. Served with a side of ranch dressing to cool you down!

The Bacon Jesterpeño

Start with the Original Jesterpeno add shredded cheddar cheese, shredded Jack cheese, and bacon.  The deep fry.  Served with a side of Franch dressing.

Jester Hot Wings

Deep fried, tossed in hot sauce and served with your choice of spicy red, house-made chipotle barbeque, orange honey mustard sauce, bleu cheese, or ranch dressing.

Chicken Strips

Tender strips of breaded chicken breast served with French fries and a side of house-made chipotle barbeque sauce.

Basket of Fries

Golden crisp French fries served with your choice of house-made chipotle barbeque, ranch, bleu cheese, or Franks Red Hot sauce.

Basket of Sweet Potato Fries

A generous helping of crispy, golden sweet potato fries served with your choice of house-made chipotle barbeque, ranch, bleu cheese or Frank’s Red Hot sauce.

BURGERS & SANDWICHES

All burgers & sandwiches, unless otherwise noted, are served with your choice of French fries, or salad. Your choice of cheddar, jack, pepperjack, crumbled blue, or Swiss cheese…add 50 cents. Add bacon $1.00. Substitute sweet potato fries…add $1.00

Make it a ½ lb burger for just an additional $2 if you really want to go for it!!!

Jester Burger

1/3rd pound of Angus beef, hand-pressed, seasoned, and char-grilled to perfection. Served on a seeded bun with lettuce, tomato, and onion on the side.

Jester Western Burger

A tip of the Stetson to the west, this burger brings with it all of the features of the regular Jester Burger and adds bacon, deep fried onion rings and house-made chipotle barbeque sauce.

Stuffed Bleu Cheese Jester Burger

Hand pressed 1/3rd pound Angus beef, seasoned, stuffed with blue cheese, and then char-grilled to order. Served on a seeded garlic and butter coated bun with lettuce and tomato on the side. For a heart stopping burger add blue cheese and bacon on top!

Jester Blackened Pepper Burger

1/3rd pound of peppered & blackened Angus beef, hand-pressed, topped with a deep fried poblano pepper, pepperjack cheese, and char-grilled to perfection. Served on a seeded bun with lettuce, tomato, and onion on the side.

Jester Chicken Burger

Ground chicken breast mixed with cilantro, onions, and mustard, hand-pressed and then char-grilled. Served on a seeded bun with lettuce, tomato, and onion on the side.

Jester Grilled Turkey Burger

One-third of a pound of hand-pressed ground turkey, char-grilled with sautéed mushrooms, lettuce and tomato on the side, and served on a seeded bun. Add cheese to round it all off!

Jester Garden Burger

A delicious vegetarian burger served on a pesto aioli garnished seeded bun along with lettuce, tomato, and onion on the side. Top it off by adding your choice of cheddar, jack, pepperjack, or swiss cheese.

Chicken Quesadilla

A huge baked, spicy chicken quesadilla with grilled poblano peppers and shredded jack cheese. Served with a side salad, a deep fried jalepeno pepper, and house-made pico de gallo or sour cream.

PASTA

Shrimp Salsa Rosa

Shrimp served with sautéed mushrooms, onions, red & yellow bell peppers and bathed in a rich rose alfredo sauce. On a bed of linguine topped with shredded parmesan and served with toasted garlic bread.

Salmon Penne

Grilled wild caught salmon on penne pasta with a rich, creamy alfredo sauce and accompanied by toasted garlic bread.

Pesto Chicken Pasta

Grilled chicken and sautéed cherry tomatoes tossed with a creamy walnut and basil pesto served on a bed of spaghettini with toasted garlic bread.

Blackened Chicken Pasta

A spicy alfredo sauce served on a bed of linguine and topped off with a tender blackened chicken breast. Served with a side of garlic bread.

The Jester Pasta

A delicious house made marinara with roasted plum tomatoes, garlic, and cabernet, served on a bed of spaghettini and with toasted garlic bread.

Entrees

Certified Angus Sirloin Steak

A tender 10 oz. sirloin steak grilled, topped with sautéed mushrooms and Worcestershire red wine gravy, accompanied by mashed potatoes and sautéed vegetables.

Blackened Salmon

Spicy, blackened, wild caught salmon grilled and topped with mango salsa. Served with rice and sautéed vegetables.

Chicken Parmesan

Traditional panko encrusted chicken breast sautéed and baked in the oven with parmesan and mozzarella cheeses. Served on a bed of pasta and a side of garlic bread.

Fish and Chips

Traditionally prepared and deep fried. Served with a generous portion of salted, crispy, and golden French fries, a side of tartar sauce and a slice of lemon.

Red Wine Beef Stew

Tender chunks of sirloin beef added to carrots, potatoes, turnips, and celery served in a tasty red wine base. Served with a side salad AND crispy bread for dipping!

Chicken Pot Pie

Tender chicken breast simmered in a thick chicken broth along with green peas, carrots, herbs, and fresh spices. Homemade pastry covers and tops off this delicious pot pie. Served with a side salad.

Shepherd’s Pie

Seasoned ground beef, green peas, and carrots bathed in gravy, covered with real mashed potato and topped off with cheese. Served with a side salad. This dish takes about 20 minutes but it’s worth the wait!

Indian Madras Curry – Chicken, Tofu, Vegetable, or Shrimp

A spicy madras curry made with sautéed onions and potatoes, served with white rice accompanied by three mini samosa, raita, and pita bread.

Blackened Tofu

Pan seared tofu topped with a rosemary cream sauce and served with sautéed collard greens, shallots, and tomatoes on a bed of basmati rice.