Bistro Dining in Mathews, Virginia
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Palette Primers

$12 Calamari Mediterraneo ♥

Lightly Floured and Flash Fried Calamari with Sweet and Hot Peppers, Mediterranean Olives, and Parmesan Cheese Served with Warm Sauce Romesco made From Roasted Red Peppers and Toasted Almonds


$5 Toasty Warm Bread

Chef's Selection from Both Soft and Crusty Artisan Loaves, Served with Buerre Maison, our House Butter with Lavander, Honey, and Roasted Garlic. Serves Two


$12 Mini Crabcakes

A Trio of our Silver Dollar Sized Mini Crabcakes with Wasabi Lime Aioli Coastal Living's "Best Crabcakes" Award 2015 & 2016


$8 Charlie’s Harvest Salad *

Fresh Locally Grown Blend of Salad Greens from Dayspring Farms in Nearby Shackleford Virginia Served with a Selection of Roasted or Grilled Vegetable from Charlie's Garden and a Choice of Dressings Made FreshIn-House # *


$7.50 N’Awlin’s Caesar *

Crisp Romaine Dressed with Tangy Stone Ground Mustard Enhanced Caesar Dressing, Shaved Parmesan, and Sweet & Hot Pepper Confetti * #


$9.75 Ring of Fire *

Perfect Marriage of Tropical and Pacific Rim Flavors including Sliced Mango, Avocado, and Blend of Lump and Claw Crabmeat Marinated with Sesame & Coconut over Locally Grown Garden Greens and Chili Peanut Vinaigrette


$12 Le Bistro Escargot

With Fresh Herbs, Sauteed Crimini, Shiitake, and Oyster Mushrooms in Chardonnay Butter Sauce. Served in Flaky Pastry Crust #


$14 Charcuterie

Chef's Selection of Fine Cheeses , Fruits & Cured Meats. Served with Toasted Artisan Bread, with Maison Butter and Seasonal Spread. Serves Two


$15 Asiatic Carpaccio *

Medium Rare Seared and Shaved Tenderloin of Beef, Layered with Thin Sliced Sesame Marinated Cucumber, Dressed with Lemongrass Ginger Vinaigrette



Main Course Selections

$27 Scallops Creole *

Jumbo Atlantic Sea Scallops Bronzed in Seasoned Iron with Creole Spices. Served with a Smoked Bacon & Bloody Mary Tomato Sauce and Andouille Sausage Dirty Rice #


$28 Seafood Bolognése

A Medley of Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, Atlantic Sea Scallops, and New Zealand Green Lip Mussels Served over Hand Rolled Herb Tagliatelle Pasta and a Hearty Italian Sausage and Summer Vegetable Ragout


$24.75 Shrimp Tuscany *

Griddle Seared Jumbo Gulf Shrimp Marinated with Garlic, Fresh Thyme, Rosemary, and Zest of Lemon Served with Sun Dried Tomato / Wild Mushroom Risotto and Chianti Reduction


6oz. - $33 / 9oz. - $39 Derbyshire Chateaux *

Lightly Smoked and Seared Dry Aged Tenderloin of Beef Medallions Sliced From the Prized Chateau Briand Topped with Stilton Blue Cheese Compound Butter and Served with Crispy Potato Fan


$24 Shellfish Genovese

Pan Steamed Littleneck Clams, Mussels, and Genoa Salami Enhanced Tomato Sauce. Served in the Genovese Style Alongside Pinenut Pesto Dressed Pasta (Perciatelli) and Ciliegene Mozzarella


$22 Mussels España

Prized New Zealand Green Lip Mussels Steamed on the Half Shell, Served in a Silky Creamy Spanish Saffron Broth with Grilled French Batard Slathered in Lavender, Honey, Roasted Garlic, and Bistro Garden Herb Butter #


$29 Flatfish Maltese

Chef's Daily Selection of a Mild Fresh Caught White Fleshed Flat Fish such as Flounder, Sole, or Halibut. Topped and Oven Broiled with a Blend of Lump and Claw Crab Imperial. Served with Roasted Shallot Pilaf and Sauce Maltese (Blood Orange, and Tarragon Enhanced Hollandaise)


$22 Risotto Balsamica *

Preserved Lemon and Sun Dried Tomato Risotto with a Forest Blend of Wild Mushrooms Paired with White Balsamic Dressed Red Onion and Heirloom Tomatoes, Feta Cheese and Summer Melon Salad #