Menu

CAI’s DIM SUM TEAHOUSE and CATERING year round

  • C X Silver Gallery, 814 Western Ave., West Brattleboro, VT.
  • BY APPOINTMENT: Call ahead 1-2 days in advance, (802) 257-7898
  • Dining in, Orders to go, and Catering for all occasions
  • Evenings, plus Sunday brunches, when available – advance notice necessary

ONLINE MENU:

Please let your server know in advance of any food restrictions.
Vegan/Vegetarian: #1-12; Veg. upon request: #13, 15, 27
Gluten-free or upon request: #1-20, 34, 38
** = spicy hot, with no-chili option upon request

  1. Asparagus and Mango, with White Sesame and Cranberries … $14.50
  2. Stir-fried Rice Noodles with Tofu, Vegetables and Turmeric … $14.50
  3. Cai’s Fresh Spring Rolls – Gluten Free and Vegan (Veggies, Peanuts, Cilantro, Rice-Wrapped with Fresh Spinach)… $6.50 for 2 pieces
  4. Eight Treasure Rice (Nuo Mi with Dried Fruits and Nuts) … $6.50
  5. Chengdu Lai Tang Yuan (Rice Flour, Brown Sugar, Nuts, Dried Fruit with Goji Berries … $9.00 for 4 pieces
  6. Jasmine Rice … $1.50 per person
  7. Stir-fried Greens with Garlic … $13.50; with Local Mushrooms (as available) … $16.50
  8. Marinated Greens with Tofu … $13.50
  9. ** Ma Po Tofu … $10.50
  10. ** Chilled Tofu, Sichuan Drizzle … $10.50
  11. ** Marinated Chinese Eggplant … $9.50 (as available)
  12. ** Dan Dan Mian (Sichuan Hot and Spicy Noodles, choice of Wheat Noodles or Rice Noodles) … $7.50
  13. Soup Noodle Choices: Rice, Yam or Wheat Noodles with mushrooms… Vegan, Chicken, Beef, Pork, or Shrimp: $16.50
  14. Shrimp-Stuffed Cucumber with Sweet Rice … $12 for 4 pieces
  15. ** Yu Xiang Rou Si (Stir-fried Chicken with Zucchini, Carrots, Peppers, Onion, Chinese Mushroom) … $13.50
  16. Cai’s Chicken rubbed with Turmeric, Chinese Cooking Wine, Maple Syrup, served with Lemon-Maple Dipping Sauce … $8.50 for 2 pieces
  17. ** Gong Bao Ji Ding: (Chicken, Cashews, Jicama, Sweet Peppers) … $14.50
  18. Bai Zan Ji: Chicken with Scallion Sauce… $14.50
  19. Ginger Shrimp …$19.50
  20. ** Stir fried Beef with Chili Peppers and Tofu … $16.50


  21. Dumplings, Breads and Pancakes (Vegetarian: #24-31)

  22. Wonton Soup, individually prepared … $15.50
  23. Xiao Long Bao (Steamed Pork Soup Dumplings) … $8.50 for 5 pieces
  24. Pork and Chinese Chive (or Turkey and Cabbage) Dumplings … $6.50 for 5 pieces
  25. Vegetarian Dumplings (Greens and Tofu) … $6.50 for 5 pieces
  26. Steamed Sweet Bean Paste Buns (vegetarian) … $6.50 for 2 pieces
  27. Shanghai Sheng Jian Bao Vegetarian Stuffed Bun (Kale, Turnip Greens, Tofu, Flax Seed, Olive Oil) … $6.50 for 2 pieces
  28. Shao Mai Dumplings (Nuo Mi Rice, Ground Pork, Chinese Pickled Vegetables, Sichuan Spices) … $6.50 for 5 pieces or Vegan option with advance notice
  29. Chinese Spring Roll (Fried) … $6.50 for 2 pieces (Rice Noodles, Tofu, Sweet Peppers, Zucchini, Chinese Mushroom)
  30. Cong You Bing: Scallion Pancake … $5.50. (Option: With a Local Egg … $6.50)
  31. Da Bing: Scallion Pan-fried Bread … $6.50
  32. Pancake with Fresh Fruit … $5.50


  33. Chef’s Specials (Wheat-Free/Gluten Free option: #33, 34)

  34. Jing Jiang Rou Si (Stir-fried Chicken or Pork, with Ginger Sauce) … $16.50
  35. Country-style Pork Platter with Sauteed Vegetables in Season … $21
  36. Fish and Tofu Crockpot … $18.50
  37. Duck Platter (Split Duck Half) with Harvest Rice and Longan … $35
  38. ** Sichuan MaLa Spicy Fish with a chili-huajiao-peanut sauce (also a no-peanut option) (a no-chili option: Jiachang Yu Home-style Fish)… $38
  39. Cai’s Rice Wrap (special order with Rice Paper)… 7.50 per piece



TEA

$4/small pot; $7/large pot
By the glass or mug: $3
Chilled tea, carafe (order in advance): $10

Decaffeinated:



1. Assam Tea
2. Black Current Ginseng Tea
3. Black Buckwheat Tea
4. Chamomile Tea
43. Chinese Chrysanthemum Tea
44. Detox Tea (20 Chinese Medicinal Herbs)
45. Earl Grey Tea (Decaf)
46. Echinacea Tea
47. Hibiscus Tea
48. Honeysuckle Tea
49. Ku Ding Cha (bitter herb) from Chongqing
50. Lady Grey Tea
51. Mahogany Flower Tea (Luo Han Guo)
52. Moroccan Mint Green Tea
53. Neem Tea from Rajasthan (bitter herb)
54. Prunella Tea
55. Pomegranate & Raspberry
56. Red Zinger (Rose Hip)
57. Rooibos Tea
58. Tulsi Tea with Rose

With caffeine:



59. Bamboo Leaf Green Tea (from Sichuan)
60. Black Buckwheat (Ku Jiao) Tea (Sichuan)
61. Camellia (Kukicha) Twig Tea
62. Ceylon Tea (Orange Pekoe)
63. Cranberry Green Tea
64. Darjeeling Tea
65. Earl Grey Tea
66. Emei Mountain Green tea (Sichuan)
67. English Breakfast Tea
68. Girl’s Earring Tea (from Yunnan)
69. Goji Berry Green Tea
70. Guan Yin Red Tea from Fujian
71. Guangxi Sprout Tea
72. Guizhou Tea
73. Indian Chai (from Chai Wallah)
74. Indonesian Jasmine or Red Tea
75. Irish Breakfast Tea
76. Japanese Green Tea – or – Green Tea + Brown Rice
77. Japanese Sencha – or – Roasted Sencha
78. Jasmine Green Tea
79. Lapsang Suchong from Fujian
80. Oolong Tea (Tung Ding from Taiwan)
81. Prince of Wales Tea (Black Tea)
82. Pu’Er Tea from Yunnan
83. Tai Ping Hou Kui Green Tea
84. Taiwan Mountain Tea (Alishan)
85. Vietnamese HaiYi Mountain Tea
86. White Tea
87. Xi Hu Long Jing Green Tea
88. XinYang MaoJian Bamboo Tip Green Tea
89. Yerba Maté


DRINKS



90. Sour Plum Drink … $3
91. Mango Yogurt Drink … $4
92. Aloe Drink … $3
93. Icees: Mango, Raspberry, Mixed … $4.50


ALSO:
Cai’s Chili Sauce: $4 a jar


NOTES


SPICY-NESS: ** … spicy hot.
Any spicy hot dish may also be served not hot or mildly hot.

RESERVATIONS, ORDERS TO GO, and CATERING REQUESTS

(802) 257-7898 (phone-in 2-3 days in advance, recommended)

TAKE-OUT

includes a ten percent surcharge on the pre-tax total, using compostable containers whenever possible.


MENU is updated periodically online at: http://www.dimsumvt.com. Email inquiries to adamsilvervt [at] gmail [dot] com


PRICES are subject to change; 10 percent meals tax extra (9 percent VT, 1 percent Brattleboro); gratuity extra.


Welcome to bring your own wine. The wine service fee is $10.

WEEKLY at the FARMERS MARKETS

  • Saturdays, 9am – 2pm, May through October, at the Brattleboro Area Farmers Market.
  • Saturdays, 10am-2pm, November through March, The Winter Farmers Market, downtown at 157 Main Street, The River Garden, Brattleboro.
  • During April (and other times during the year), contact the Teahouse in West Brattleboro to arrange private dinners, orders to go or catering an event, (802) 257-7898

 

CATERING

  • For meetings, reunions, retreats, workshops, and other gatherings
  • Kids, families, organizations, companies
  • Groups from 6 to 50 and more.
  • Chinese art and culture themed activities as an option
  • (802) 257-7898