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Explore texture, color and of course, the ultimate tastes with our seasonal menus. All ingredients are carefully selected by our chefs. We source local, sustainable produce, meat and seafood and aim to support our regional farmers and artisans. Enjoy an extraordinary dining experience in the heart of St. Michaels.

**Menu offerings below are provided as samples and subject to change based on availability**

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HAPPY HOUR
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SIP. SAVOR. ENJOY.

DINNER

* Indicates gluten-free or can be prepared gluten-free

HORS D’OEUVRES

MARINATED OLIVES* / 7
WARM MARCONA ALMONDS* / 7
MUSSELS* /16

White Wine, Sofrito, Grilled Chiabatta

FOIE GRAS* / 22

Pan Seared, Pickled Pistachio & Pomegranate Seed, Arugula, Merlot Glaze

SHRIMP & GRITS* / 15

Cheddar Grits, House-Made Buffalo Sauce,Crispy Tasso, Bleu Cheese Drizzle

CHEESE BOARD* / 22

Local Chapel’s Country Creamery Cheeses, Cornichon, Fig Jam, Whole Grain Mustard, Seasonal Accoutrements, Lavash

Bistro Rustic / MP

Classic Composition, Based on the Whims of Our Chefs

SOUP & SALAD

Chopped Endive* /12

Julienne of Endive & Radicchio, Roasted Beets, Arugula,
Chevré, Marcona Almonds, Honey-Cardamom Vinaigrette

HEARTS OF ROMAINE* / 11

Grape Tomato, Toasted Pine Nuts, Cured Egg Yolk, Croutons, Shaved Pecorino Romano, Black Peppercorn Dressing

winter WEDGE* / 12

Iceberg Lettuce, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Grape Tomato,
Pickled Red Onion, Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

CHILLED SHRIMP SALAD* / 26

Poached Shrimp, Farro, Shaved Brussel Sprouts,
Wheat Berries, Golden Raisins, Herbed-Feta Dressing

SOUP

oyster stew / MP

Bacon, Potato, Leeks, Cream

ONION SOUP GRATINEE* / 11

Gruyere, Ciabatta Crouton

ENTREES

STEAK FRITES* / 45

10oz Creekstone Farms Strip Steak, Pommes Frites, Maitre’d Hotel Butter, Bistro Signature Pub Sauce

COQ AU VIN* / 31

Button Mushroom, Pearl Onion, Bacon Lardon, House
Made Egg Noodle, Red Wine-Chicken Jus

oyster pot pie / MP

Spinach, Bacon, Parsnip, Celery Root, Oysters, Cream,
Pu Pastry Dome

 BRAISED LAMB shank*/ 37

Glazed Root Vegetable, Creamy Polenta, Beet Jam,
Lamb Espagnole

SEAFOOD GUMBO / 33

Shrimp, Crab, Mussels, Andouille Sausage, Basmati Rice, Light Spice

BEEF SHORT RIB BOURGUIGNON* / 35

Button Mushrooms, Bacon Lardon, Pommes Puree, Red Wine Jus

Pan Seared Sea Scallops* / MP

Roasted Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Hash, Pine Nut Brown Butter

 

*Indicates gluten free or can be prepared gluten free

 

 

SIDES

Pommes puree* / 7
 
French Green beans* / 7

 

Crispy Oyster Mushrooms* / 7

 

Pommes Frites* / 7

 

vegetable Ratatouille* / 10

 

 

 

EXPERTLY PAIRED

WINE

 

WHITES

Pinot Grigio/Viognier/Unique Varietals

Barone Fini 2021, IT…………………………………..9/36

McManisViognier 2021, CA……………………12/46

Van Duzer Pinot Gris 2021, OR……………………39

Masi Masianco  Pinot Grigio 2020, IT……………………….44

Les Deux Albion Bordeaux 2021, FR …………..51

Heron Hills Semi-Riesling 2021, NY…………………..38

Saint Cosme Condrieu 2020, FR……………………………..189

Sauvignon Blanc /
Chenin Blanc

Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc 2021, NZ…………………………12/46

Angeline Sauvignon Blanc 2021, CA………………………….11/43

J. de Villebois Sancerre 2021, FR………………………………61

Pine Ridge Viognier/Chenin Blanc 2021, CA…………….46

Domaine Carême Vouvray 2019, FR………………………….43

Chardonnay

Dough 2019, CA……………………………………………..10/39

Novellum 2020, FR…………………………………………11/43

Far Niente “Post & Beam” 2021, CA………………………….18/89

Sonoma-Cutrer Russian River 2020, CA…………………….56

Domaine Daniel Pollier Pouilly-Fuissé 2020, FR………..58

Chevalier Montagny Premier Cru 2020, FR……………….64

Chateau Montelena 2019, CA………………………………109

Miller-Cyrot Meursault 2018, FR……………………………….135

Domaine Roux Chassagne-Montrachet 2018, FR……………….178

SPARKLING

Zardetto Prosecco NV, IT………………………………………9/36

Laurent Perrier Brut Champagne NV, FR

375ml ………….43
750ml ………….85

Veuve Clicquot, Brut Champagne NV, FR………………….120

Chateau Ste Michelle Luxe Brut NV, CA………………….53

Pierre Moncuit Blanc de Blancs NV, FR…………………….110

Rosé

Le Grand Moulin Sancerre 2021, FR………………………11/44

Rotari Brut Sparkling NV, IT………………………………..10

Peyrassol La Croix 2021, FR……………………..32

Scharffenberger Brut Sparkling NV, Ca……………………………….67

Miraval Côtes de Provence 2020, FR 375ml…………………………..29

REDS

Pinot Noir/Burgundy/Beaujolais

Marc Cellars 2020, CA…………………………………….10/39

Paul Hobbs Russian River Valley 2020, CA……19/95

Simonnet-Febvre, Irancy Paradis 2018, FR…………………58

Chehalem Chemistry 2019, OR………………………………..48

Russian River Vineyards 2018, CA…………………………….65

En Route, Les Pommiers 2019, CA………………………….119

Merry Edwards, Meredith Estate 2019, CA………………150

Malbec / Zinfandel / Merlot

La Posta Paulucci 2020, Arg………………..10/39

Catena Paraje Altima Malbec 2019, Arg…………………….53

El Enemigo La Esperanza Bonarda 2017, Arg…………………59

Ancient Peaks Zinfandel 2018, CA…………………………….45

Ridge Three Valleys Zinfandel Blend 2019, CA ………….63

Daou “Pessimist” Red Blend 2020, CA………………………51

Figgins “Figlia” 2019, WA ………………………………………109

Cabernet Sauvignon

Madfish 2018, Australia ………………………………….11/43

Frank Family 2018, Napa Valley, CA…………………23/114

Textbook 2020, Napa Valley CA ……………………………….57

Pahlmeyer “Jayson” 2019, Napa Valley CA ……………..135

Paul Hobbs “Crossbarn” 2018, Napa Valley CA …………95

Pine Ridge Vineyards 2019, Napa Valley CA…………….110

Catena Zapata “Nicolás” 2018, Arg…………………………158

Dunn Vineyards 2018, Napa Valley CA…………………..175

Caymus 2020, Napa Valley CA……………………………….190

O’Shaugnessy Mt. Veeder 2018, CA………………………. 235

Ridge “Monte Bello” 2019, CA……………………………….295

Heitz Cellars “Martha’s Vineyard” 2016, Napa, CA….380

Continuum Estate 2019, Napa Valley, CA ……………….435

BORDEAUX/BORDEAUX BLENDS

Château Pey La Tour 2019, FR…………………………….12/47

Château Larose Perganson, Haut Médoc 2018, FR…………59

Château Grand-Pontet, Saint-Émilion 2018, FR…………72

Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvée 2019, CA……………………….49

Ancient Peaks Oyster Ridge 2018, CA………………………………97

Bravante Trio 2014, Howell Mountain CA……………….112

OLD WORLD

Borsao Cabriola Garnacha 2017, SP………………………..12/47

Castelli Martinozzi Brunello 2017, IT…….22/109

Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone 2020, FR…………………..48

Brotte, Secret Barville Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2018, FR……87

Coto de Imaz Gran Reserva Rioja 2015, SP ……………………59

G.D. Vajra Albe Barolo 2018, IT…………………………………….119

Clos Apalta La Postolle Anniversary
Vintage 2017, Chile 1.5L………………………………………..420

 

 

JUST A NIP

AVANT 

* Indicates gluten-free or can be prepared gluten-free

COCKTAILs

Aviation /14

Empress Gin, Cherry Liqueur, Fresh Lemon

Man O’ War/13

Rough Rider Rye, Lyon Curaçao, Sweet Vermouth,
Fresh Lemon

Rumskey Old Fashioned / 14

Lyon Rock & Rum with Select Whiskeys, Orange Bitters, Luxardo

Golden Hour /14

Bourbon, Lillet Blanc, Aperol

Pumpkin People (you know who you are)/ 14

Stoli Vanil, Pumpkin Butter, Salted Caramel Liqueur

Mezcal Negroni / 14

Mezcal, Campari, Sweet Vermouth

Beer & Cider

Abandoned Hard Cider, Mich Ultra, Bud Light, Stella Artois, Evo Lot #3, ESB Amber, Guinness, Budweiser Zero

SPIRITS

Vodka

Grey Goose, Ketel One, Stolichnaya, Stoli O, Tito’s, Belvedere

 GIN

Tanqueray, Beefeater, Bombay Sapphire, Hendrick’s, Aviation, Empress

RUM

Captain Morgan, Mount Gay, Bacardi, Gosling’s
Lyon Distilling Rums: White, Dark, Coffee, Coconut

TEQUILA

Casamigos Blanco, Reposado & Añejo,
Corzo Reposado, Cazadores Reposado

WHISKEY

Crown Royal, Jameson, Seagram’s VO, Jack Daniels, Gentleman Jack, Southern Comfort

RYE

Rough Rider, Redwood EmpireEmerald Giant, Whistlepig “Piggyback”, Michter’s Single Barrel, Angel’s Envy, Few

BOURBON

Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam Black, Woodford Reserve, Knob Creek, Buffalo Trace, Basil Hayden’s, Blanton’s Widow Jane 10yr, Jefferson’s Reserve

SCOTCH

Dewar’s, Macallan 12 yr,
Laphroaig 12 yr,
Oban 14 yr, Glinlivet 12 yr,
Johnnie Walker Red/Black,
Balvenie 14 yr Caribbean Cask

WINDING DOWN

APRÉS

* Indicates gluten-free or can be prepared gluten-free

DESSERTS

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding/12

Add a Scoop of Vanilla Gelato/3

Créme Brulée* / 11

Traditional Tahitian Vanilla Bean 

Chocolate Panna Cotta* / 12

Valrona Chocolate, Chantilly Cream, Shaved Coffee Bean

Profiteroles / 14

Salted Caramel Gelato, Chocolate Ganache,
Crème Anglaise

Pumpkin Zeppoles / 13

Whipped Marshmallow Mousse

 

CORDIALS

Baileys Irish Cream, Kahlua, Grand Marnier, Amaretto DiSaronno, Cointreau, Frangelico, Chambord, Benedictine, Tia Maria

Digestifs &
Dessert wines

Lucano Limoncello, Romana Sambuca, Fernet
Branca, Nonino Amaro Quintessentia
Taylor Fladgate Ports:
Ruby, 10 Year & 20 Year Tawny
Petit Girard Sauternes 2016,
Chateau du Breuil Fine Calvados

 

Sippers

Glenlivet 12 / Laphroaig 10 / Macallan 12 / Oban 14 / Balvenie 14 Caribbean Cask/ Remy Martin 1738 Cognac / Hennessy VSOP Cognac / Ron Zacapa 23 Centenario Rum/Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye/Angel’s Envy Finished Rye/Gentleman Jack

NIGHT CAPS

Vieux Carré / 14

Rye, Cognac, Sweet Vermouth, Golden Falernum Float

Local Express-tini /14

Lyon Coffee Rum, Blue Heron Cold Brew,
Splash Creme de Cacao

Rusty Nail “The classic” /14

Drambuie, Scotch, Ice

 chocola-tini /14

Need we say more?

nuts & berries/14

Chambord, Frangelico, Cream

POP. FIZZ. CLINK.

HAPPY HOUR

* Indicates gluten-free or can be prepared gluten-free

DRINKS

$3

Bud Light, Mich Ultra

$4

Hard Ciders, ESB Amber

$5

Imports & Domestic Craft Brews

$6

La Villa Maison Vialade Red,
White or Rosé

$7

Rail Cocktails and Martinis

$8

Bistro Cosmo:
Made with House-Infused Lemon Vodka
Italian Manhattan:
Amaretto Instead of Sweet Vermouth
Pear-tini:
Vodka, Elderflower Liqueur,
Pear Nectar, Lemon

SANDWICHES

All sandwiches come with hand-cut fries

Short Rib Sandwich /15

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere, Shallot Aioli on Ciabatta

Fried oyster po’boy /MP

Remoulade, Lettuce, Tomato

oysters

$1 each
Wild Divers on the Half Shell
Lemon, Cocktail & Mignonette

NIBBLES

Parmesan TRUFFLE FRIES* / 9
Shrimp & Grits / 12
Roasted buffalo cauliflower / 8
Pimento cheese arancini / 10

Bacon Jam

 

 

Call Us

(410) 745-9111

Visit Us

403 S. Talbot Street

St. Michaels, Maryland 21663

Email Us

inquiries@bistrostmichaels.com

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 

4:30pm-9pm

Friday & Saturday

4:30pm-9:30pm

Happy Hour - Bar Area
Monday, Tuesday & Friday

 WINTER BREAK:
CLOSED: 2/20/23 TO 3/30/23

REOPENING FRIDAY 3/31/23

4:30pm - 6:00pm