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Phoenix Upper Main

Ellicott City’s Original Beer Bar

Welcome to the Phoenix Upper Main, formerly the Phoenix Emporium. We have closed our original location and are now selling to-go beer, wine, and carryout food from our new home at the top of the hill, 8308 Main Street.

Menu

Starters

  • Gruyère Mac & Cheese
    11
    Four cheese mac & cheese with cavatappi pasta. Add Old Bay shrimp and crab +$4. Add bacon +$1.
  • Bavarian Pretzels
    8
    Three soft pretzel sticks, served with homemade IPA beer cheese
  • Pan Roasted Mussels
    14
    Served under a pile of fries topped with a lemon aioli
  • Deviled Eggs
    10
    Topped with bacon jam and served with an arugula and pickled red onion garnish
  • Phoenix Crab Dip
    12
    Original Phoenix crab dip topped with cheese and Old Bay and served with kettle chips
  • Phoenix Wings
    10
    Buffalo or Chesapeake style with a side of Ranch or bleu cheese dressing
  • Mozzarella Sticks
    9
    Crispy battered mozzarella sticks served with marinara sauce
  • Chicken Tenders
    10
    Crispy white meat tenders, served with honey mustard. Also available buffalo style, served with Ranch or bleu cheese
  • Jalapeno Poppers
    9
    fried, cream-cheese filled jalapenos with a side of Ranch dressing
  • Maryland Crab Soup
    5
    A bowl of house-made tomato-based crab soup
  • Cream of Crab Soup
    5
    A bowl of house-made cream of crab soup

Mains

  • Braised Short Rib
    22
    Short rib braised in mirepoix, served with roasted rainbow carrots, mushrooms, and parsnip puree
  • Burrata Peach Salad
    13
    Buratta, grilled peaches, and sliced heirloom tomatoes on a bed of baby spinach. Served with balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Goat Cheese and Pear Salad
    13
    Goat cheese, fresh pears, craisins, and homemade spicy candied pecans, served over a bed of arugula with a homemade raspberry vinaigrette. Add jerk chicken +$4. Add pan-seared salmon +$6
  • Grilled Pork Chop
    20
    Served with warm German potato salad, haricots verts, and salsa verde
  • Fish & Chips
    14
    Fresh cod beer battered in house, served with Old Bay fries and tartar sauce

Sandwiches

substitute truffle fries for $2
  • Buffalo Chicken Wrap
    11
    Buffalo chicken fingers, bleu cheese crumbles and dressing, lettuce, and tomato in a wrap with a side of Old Bay fries
  • Jerk Chicken Sandwich
    13
    grilled jerk chicken sandwich topped with a pineapple habanero jam, lettuce, and bacon
  • Reuben
    13
    Corned beef slow cooked in Guinness Stout, topped with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and Russian dressing. Served on marbled rye bread with Old Bay fries.
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    12
    Slow roasted pulled pork with BBQ on a brioche roll. Served with Old Bay fries, homemade red cabbage slaw, and pork cracklins'
  • Roasted Toasted Crab Dip Sandwich
    13
    Phoenix crab dip and roast beef on toasted Italian bread with tomatoes, red onion, and shredded cheddar-jack cheese. Served with Old Bay fries
  • French Dip
    13
    Roast beef on toasted Italian bread with melted Provolone cheese. Served with a side of au jus and Old Bay fries
  • Burger
    10
    Original half-pound Phoenix burger, cooked to temperature and served with Old Bay fries. Add cheese +$1. Add bacon +$1. Add fried onions +$1. Add bacon onion jam +$2. Add habanero ketchup +$1.
  • Impossible Burger
    11
    Plant-based burger, served with Old Bay fries. Add cheese +$1. Add bacon +$1. Add fried onions +$1. Add bacon jam +$2. Add habanero ketchup +$1.

Kids Menu

  • Kids’ Grilled Cheese
    6
    Grilled cheese sandwich with unseasoned french fries
  • Kids’ Chicken Fingers
    6
    Chicken fingers and unseasoned french fries

Dessert

  • Coconut Snowball
    8
    vanilla sponge cake topped with a mound of creamy coconut mousse and coconut flakes
  • Chocolate Velvet Cheesecake
    8
    Creamy vanilla cheesecake coated in a blanket of chocolate ganache
  • Peanut Butter Bomb
    8
    chocolate candy bar topped with peanut butter ganache and chocolate mousse. Finished with chopped peanuts and peanut butter sauce. Gluten free.
  • Banana Xango
    6
    Banana cheesecake wrapped in a tortilla and deep fried. Topped with cinnamon and sugar
  • Key Lime Pie
    8
    key lime custard sitting on a buttery graham cracker crust. Finished with whip cream and lime candy

Marylands

Best Bar or Tavern

Restaurant Association of Maryland

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We can’t wait for you to visit us in our new space, 8308 Main Street!

But until then go order some

delicious food and beer to-go!

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8308 Main Street Ellicott City, Maryland 21043