(908) 996-6040 info@bridgecafe.net


Hello everyone! Our official start day for the 2019 season is MAY 17th!!!! This year we aim to achieve an even higher standard of cooking and cuisine than we ever have before. We’re excited to get back to work and make our fans happy! We’ll provide more details as our start date approaches. Thanks Everyone!

The Platform Cookhouse is a seasonal Pop-Up Restaurant. We’re located at 8 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ (Operated out of the The Bridge Cafe). Our menu is not based on the typical dinner style. It’s more or less a “Happy Hour” menu consisting of mostly small to medium sized plates, burgers/sandwiches, and the occasional large “share” plate.  We invite you to dine with us and enjoy a memorable meal and evening alongside the beautiful Delaware River. 

For those who are dining with us for their first time; we do not utilize the main “Bridge Cafe” entrance. Please use our riverside entrance alongside the bike path. We are also very BYOB friendly.  Reservations are not necessary  unless you have a party of 6 or more, or if you’d like to reserve a preferred table.


Hours of Operation

Open 6:00—>9:00—- Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 

Offering a complete menu of small plates and snacks to be enjoyed by the beautiful Delaware. We strongly encourage our BYOB policy as our menus offer many drinking snacks and a comfortable and social environment. However, we do offer an array of soft drinks available for those who wish to refrain from alcohol and for persons under the age of 21. We have two outdoor dining areas and a temperature regulated indoor dining room. Please call if you have a party of six or more. Otherwise, no reservations needed.





Please be aware, this is more or less a “sample menu.” We work with the best ingredients we can get our hands on, hence, our menu could be entirely different from one day to the next. Due to the frequency of changing menu items it’s difficult for us to maintain a website menu. To keep up with the most current menu developments and recent updates, we insist following our Instagram Account: @platform_cookhouse

You can also call us at 908-996-6040 and we’d be happy to answer any questions.




Early Spring Menu


Char-Grilled Broccoli + Hummus + Pita Chips

Crispy Smashed Fingerlings + Garlic Sauce + Chives

Whole Roasted Garlic + Spinach + Parmigiano Reggiano

Escargots + Garlic-Herb Butter + Fresh Bread

Deviled Eggs + Chicken Chicharron + Hot Sauce

Crisp Local Greens + Goat Cheese + Grated Beets + Cranberry Vinaigrette

 Shiitake + Tofu + Charred Ginger-Scallion Broth

Smoked Salmon Tostada + Jalapeño + Cucumber + Avocado Crema

Duck Tostada + VT Cheddar + Crema

Lamb Kofta Skewer + Tzatziki Sauce + Za’atar

Grilled Chicken Tenderloin Skewers + Soy-Ginger Glaze + Scallion + Sesame

Single/Double Platform Burger + Smoked Cheddar + Onion Marmalade

Fish Cake + Coconut + Crushed Avocado + Tamarind Chutney + Chili


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