The Stamford Motel
Magnificent views, cozy rooms and minutes to downtown Manchester

Nipper's Dinner Menu

Welcome to Nipper’s Café and Steakhouse we take pride in serving you the freshest, highest-quality food.  We are chef owned and operated by Karen Geriak and Adam Dworkin.  We are a small mom and pop restaurant with fresh homemade soups, sauces, dressing, our famous balsamic vinaigrette and wing sauce.  We always use quality fresh ingredients in our dishes.  We use as many local, organic purveyors as possible, and as many ingredients as possible come from our vegetable gardens. You will be served USDA prime and choice steaks, fresh meats and seafood.  Since we are small it’s all about you having a quality experience and a delicious home cooked meal.  Thank you very much for joining us today, we hope you enjoy  your experience.

Steamed Pork Pot Stickers served with a homemade peanut-teriyaki sauce 
Chorizo in Red Wine flashed in olive oil, simmered in red wine, garlic and paprika  served with  garlic bread
Basket of French Fries                                                 
Basket of Onion Rings

served with celery or carrots and choice of bleu cheese  or Ranch Choice of Sauce – bbq honey, medium, dry (no sauce), or Extremely Hot(you’ve been warned no returns on hot)
10 wings OR 20 wings
side hot sauce (home grown)
extra medium sauce  
extra blue cheese or extra ranch



Homeade Soup   Cup    OR Bowl                                  
Some soups will be priced accordingly

Steamed Clams In Tomato Garlic Sauce hard shell clams steamed in, tomato garlic, shallots and paprika

Roasted Red Pepper Antipasta
an assortment of roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, garlic, olive oil and balsamic vinegar and sundried tomatoes served with toasted french bread

Hummus  served with toasted bread

Panko Shrimp a very light crust of panko and a touch of paprika, served with sweet and spicy chili sauce. . . . 8.95
 Zuchini, Tomato and Pepper Stew sautéed with onions, garlic, oregano and paprika, served with garlic bread. . . . 8.95


All dressings are served on the side

Homemade balsamic vinaigrette, homemade sesame ginger vinaigrette, homemade caesar, ranch or bleu cheese

 HOUSE an assortment of mesclun greens with fresh vegetables and your choice of dressing

Add .75 for crumbled bleu cheese

GOAT CHEESE an assortment of mesclun greens and fresh veggies, topped with warmed herb-breaded goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette


KAREN’S  an assortment of mesclun greens topped with warmed herb-breaded goat cheese, jerk chicken, fresh vegetables  and balsamic vinaigrette

SUNNIE’S CAESAR  served with crisp romaine, shredded parmesan and croutons 

anchovies, Grilled Chicken,  Shrimp, Buffalo Chicken Strips 


Choice of Potato or Pasta Salad

$1 for FF as a substitution not in addition

Reuben corned beef, sauerkraut, Russian dressing, and swiss cheese . . . 

Philly VT Steak served with sautéed onions, peppers, mushrooms and steak on a roll with VT cheddar cheese

Chicken BLT served on a roll topped with VT cheddar cheese and thick applewood smoked bacon 


Choice of Potato or Pasta Salad

Served with Lettuce, Tomato, and Onion

$1 for FF as a substitution not in addition

Cheese - VT, Swiss or American

Thick Applewood Smoked Bacon & VT   


Mushroom & Cheese        

Vegetarian Burger

Black Bean Chipotle Burger  9.95


*Served with vegetables sautéed in olive oil and garlic , homemade dinner roll and choice of garlic mashed potatoes or long grain wild rice

$6 Split Charge of Entrees and $2 Extra Vegetables instead of Starch

Add a Starter House Salad, Caesar Salad or Cup of Homemade Soup $2.95



Seared  Sweet Sesame/Ginger Ahi Tuna Salad  ahi tuna rubbed with sweet garlic ginger spices, thinly seared rare, thinly sliced and served over a bowl of mesclun greens with fresh vegetables

Fresh Crab Cakes*   topped with a dollop of fresh aioli, served over a bed of mesclun greens

Horseradish Crusted Salmon*   fresh salmon coated with horseradish batter and pan roasted


8oz Filet au Poivre*  (choice) seared with a crust of cracked peppercorns, cooked to order and topped with a smooth au poivre sauce.

8oz Sirloin Steak* (choice) cooked to order 

8oz Bourbon BBQ Steak*  (choice) cooked to order

12oz  Whiskey Ribeye Steak  (choice) grilled the way you like it with a sauce of bourbon, shallots, cream and Dijon mustard . . .27.00

12oz  PRIME New York Strip Steak (prime) grilled the way you like it with a choice of whiskey sauce or mushroom thyme sauce. . .32.50


Chicken  Teriyaki*  two 6 oz chicken breasts grilled and smothered with

 homemade teriyaki .
Tuscan Rubbed Lamb Chops   served with a balsamic reduction with thyme and sage

Pork Loin*   two grilled 4oz pork loin chops stuffed with bleu cheese topped with pears sautéed in honey and butter


Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fried sweet and spicy chili sauce over

Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fried sweet and spicy chili sauce over pasta


Soda 12 oz.

   Diet Pepsi, Pepsi and Sprite                    1.75

Green Mountain Coffee                                1.75

    Regular or Decaffeinated

Virgil’s Cream Soda 12 oz.

    100% Natural Ingredients                           3.25

Boylan’s Rootbeer 12 oz.

    100% Natural Ingredients                           3.25

Boylan’s Birch Beer 12 oz.

    100% Natural Ingredients                           3.25

 Boylan’s Black Cherry 12 oz.

    100% Natural Ingredients                           3.25

Country Time Lemonade                               1.75

Ice Tea                                                                1.75




10 and under

Chicken Tenders (3) & FF   

Pasta with Butter

Grilled Chicken (1) with

FF and Vegetable

Quesadilla – Cheese 


12oz Coors Light                                          

12oz Stella Artois                                         

12oz Long Trail                                             

12oz Labatt Non-Alcoholic                        

WINE by the Glass

Chardonnay Cameron Hughes

Pinot grigio  Capasaldo

Pinot Noir Concannon

Merlot Red Rock

Cabernet Tutunjian

Wine List Available


We Rotate Desserts

Tuxedo Bombe Chocolate genoise, milk chocolate and white chocolate mousse covered in chocolate ganache

Chocolate Marquise Chocolate genoise, chocolate ganache, rich velvety chocolate mousse, edible gold luster

Peanut Butter Explosion Brownie bottom, layers of velvety peanut mousse, chocolate genoise, topped with peanut butter chips, brownie bits, drizzled in fudge

New York Cheesecake

Turtel Cheesecake

Black Forest Cheesecake

Wilcox Ice Cream

Vanilla or Chocolate

Ask about availability of Karen’s homemade desserts!!!!

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