About Us

The Halford is a taproom and restaurant that offers 71 world class beers and six wines on tap.

We specialize in a variety of craft beers from different states and a few selected imports with our main focus on local California craft beers from Santa Rosa to San Diego. Like wine, we believe the best beers are made in California.

The Halford offers a variety of shared plates ranging in small, medium, and large that will accommodate all taste buds. Executive Chef Matt Close takes his modern approach to Bay Area cuisine in creating classic dishes with new twists that pair nicely with our craft beers on tap. He has a talent for producing the best ensemble that features the main star of the dish with seasonal produce to create the perfect bite that pair nicely with a glass of IPA, Ale, or wine, to name a few.

Our approach is community. We use local farmers for our proteins and produce. We believe in partnering with local businesses that take pride in the quality of what they produce.

Press:
http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/10/14/the-halford-gastropub-71-taps-opens-in-santa-clara/

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Happy Hour Menu

Happy Hour

3:00-6:00 Monday-Friday (food) 3:00-7:00 Monday-Friday (beer)

5 Dollar Pints

5 dollar pints of beer on 15+ handles
(Monday-Friday 3:00pm- 7:00pm )

5

Deviled Eggs

black truffles, dijon mustard

5

Marinated Olives & Smoked Almonds

Orange peel, fennel, coriander, aged cheddar

7

Fried Spareribs

spicy beer bbq sauce

7

Chips ‘n Dip

housemade chips with smoked fish dip

5

Spice-Crusted Chicken Wings

Matt’s mae ploy

7

Staff Meal

usually tacos or fried chicken

9

Lunch & Dinner Menu

Small

Crispy Fried Pig Ears

Serrano, apples, peanuts, bleu cheese, hot-ish sauce

7

Halford House Salad

Butter lettuce, goat cheese mousse, Easter egg radish, Pickled shallot, pumpkin seeds, red-wine vinaigrette

8

Roasted Red & Gold Beets

Smoked almonds, apples, aged cheddar, dill, cider vinaigrette

7

Bacon-Cheddar Hushpuppies

Juice Above the Clouds IPA, served with hella jelly, picked shallots, peppers & onions ‘ketchup’

7

Grilled Organic Asparagus

Green garlic, fried Gluam Farms Egg, aged jack, balsamic & truffle vinaigrette

11

Spice-Crusted BBQ Chicken Wings

Purple Damion, watermelon radish, red onion

10

Shoestring French Fries

Parsley, lemon zest, super aged jack cheese, chile aioli

6

Warm Marinated Olives

Orange peel, fennel, coriander, aged cheddar

4

Decadent Deviled Eggs

French dijon, black truffles, sriracha, chives

6

Medium

The Kempinsky

Smoked Polish Sausage, braised red cabbage, mustard sauce

13.5

American Style Wagu Burger

Roasted garlic aioli, balsamic glazed onions, french fries

18.5

Charred Portuguese Octopus

Fingerling potato, tuscan kale, chorizo broth

16

BBQ Pork Belly

Lentiles, serrano, jicama, peanut vinaigrette, tamarind

14

Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast

glazed butter brioche, fried egg, roasted chicken jus

17

House Ground Chuck Burger with Fries

Hella Hoppy Beer Cheese Spread, butter lettuce, pickles
Add: house-made bacon 3.5 fried egg 2.5

16

Classic-ish Mac n’ Cheese

Cheddar-gouda-shropshire, smoked brisket, crispy shallot

12.5

Roasted Beef Marrow Bones

Carmelized shallots vinaigrette, parsley, breadcrumbs, baguette

17

PEI Mussels steamed with white wine & saffron

finished with cream fraiche served with french fries

18

Slow-cooked Mushrooms on toast

garlic butter brioche, fried egg, balsamic reduction, aged jack

12

Large

Charcuterie Platter

An assortment of house-cured Bacons, Sausage, Rillete & Terrine, served with several condiments & warm baguette

23

Smoked Prime Beef Brisket

Mashed potatoes, smoked mirepox, natural jus

25

Spice-Crusted Pork Chop

soft polenta, brocolli de cicco, apple bacon glaze

22

Irish Beef Stew

Mashed potatoes, root vegetables, beer-beef

19

Bistro Steak Fritas

Grilled PRIME steak, steak du jour, arugula salad, shoe string fries, red wine shallots sauce

24

38 North Farms Duck #3ways

smoked breast & confit leg, pate crostini, kale, sunchokes, maple duck demi

27

Coffee & Soda

Seven Bridges-Organic & Fair Trade Coffee from Mr. Espresso (Oakland)

4

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta Orange, Mr. Pibb, Ice Tea, Lemonade, Fruit Punch

3

Sweeter Side

Brioche Maple Bread Pudding

Guinness Gelato, Altamont Shot Away IPA Butterscotch & candied nuts

8

Cold Hot Chocolate

mexican chocolate pot de creme, whipped cream, coriander cookies

8

Scoop of Guinness Ice Cream

5

Three card maximum on splitting checks.
Menu subject to change

We've got great craft beer and food waiting for you!

The Halford is a taproom and restaurant with 71 beers and six wines on tap.

Address

The Halford
1494 Halford Ave, Santa Clara, CA

Phone

To Go Orders, Info, Large Parties & Corporate Events
(408) 243-1290

Hours

Monday-Thursday
3pm-11pm
Friday-Saturday

11am-12am
Sunday
11am-11pm

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Any questions about corporate events, large parties or general questions. Please fill in the form below to reach out to us.
We look forward to hearing from you!

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