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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.

DINNER
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WINE
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Avant
& Aprés

HAPPY HOUR
MENU

Holiday Brunch

MAKE A
RESERVATION

SIP. SAVOR. ENJOY.

DINNER

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

HORS D’OEUVRES

MARINATED OLIVES* / 5
WARM MARCONA ALMONDS* /6
MUSSELS* /14

White Wine, Sofrito, Grilled Chiabatta

FOIE GRAS* / 20

Pan-Seared, Sweet Pickled Prunes, Port Cherries
Sauternes to Accompany / 12

SHRIMP & GRITS* / 15

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

Salmon Rillette* / 14

Smoked Salmon, Sourdough Biscotti, Dill-Anchovy-Caper Butter

Halloumi Rarebit*  / 13

Seared Halloumi Cheese, Raisin-Pecan Toast, Tomato Confit

CHEESE BOARD* / 20

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

SOUP & SALAD

BISTRO SALAD* /10

Spring Mix, *Dried Cherries, Shaved Red Onion, Radish, *Brioche Crouton, Buttermilk-Herb Dressing

Lyonnaise* / 12

Frisee, Bacon Lardon, Poached Egg, Dijon Vinaigrette

HEARTS OF ROMAINE* / 10

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

Spinach & Poached Fennel* / 11

Toasted Pistachios, Chevre, Orange-Honey Vinaigrette

SOUP

OYSTER STEW / MP

An Eastern Shore Traditions

ONION SOUP GRATINEE* / 9

Gruyere, Ciabatta Crouton

ENTREES

STEAK FRITES* / 36

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

OYSTER POT PIE / MP

Potato, Parsnip, Bacon, Ham, Spinach, Celery Root, Cream,
Puff Pastry Dome

Rack of Lamb* / 37

Herbed Dijon Rub, Parisienne Potato, Spring Pea & Asparagus Saute, Port Plum Sauce

HALF-ROASTED CHICKEN* / 28

Pommes Puree, Melted Savoy Cabbage, Bacon Lardon, Natural Jus

SEAFOOD GUMBO / 29

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

BRAISED SHORT RIBS* / 34

Potato-Spinach Gratin, Roasted Rainbow Carrots, House-Made Demi

Seared Sea Scallops* / MP

Spring Pea Puree, Sugar Snaps & Bacon, Pine Nut Brown Butter

SIDES

Pommes Frites* / 7

 

Asparagus* / 7

 

Roasted Rainbow Carrots* / 7

 

Spinach-Potato Gratin* / 7

 

Crispy Mushrooms* / 7

 

EXPERTLY PAIRED

WINE

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

WHITES

Pinot Grigio

Barone Fini 2019, IT…………………………………..9/36

Lageder Terra Alpina 2019, IT……………………….38

Walnut City Pinot Gris 2018, OR……………………..40

Sauvignon Blanc /
Chenin Blanc

Sea Pearl 2019, NZ…………………………………………….10/39

Martin Ray 2018, CA………………………………………….11/43

J. de Villebois Sancerre 2019, FR………………………………61

Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2019, SA…………….36

Chateau De Valmer 2018, FR……………………………………42

UNIQUE VARIETALS

Faisao Vinho Verde, POR………………………………………9/34

St. Cosme Condrieu 2018, FR………………………..26/129

Blindfold by The Prisoner 2016, CA………………..17/82

Chardonnay

Dough 2018, CA……………………………………………..10/39

Novellum 2019, FR…………………………………………11/44

Frank Family 2017, CA……………………………………18/87

Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay 2016, CA…………………….51

Domaine Daniel Pollier Pouilly-Fuissé 2015, FR………..58

SPARKLING & ROSÉ

SPARKLING

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

Rotari Sparkling Rose’…………………………………………10

Perrier Jouet Grand Brut Champagne NV, FR 375ml…….45

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

Laurent Perrier Brut Champagne NV, FR…………………..85

Rosé

La Villa de Maison Vialade Rosé 2017, FR………………8/32

Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé 2019, FR 375ml………..28

Famille Perrin Côtes du Rhone Rosé 2019, FR…………….39

REDS

Pinot Noir

J. de Villebois 2018, FR……………………………………………….9/38

Belle Glos Las Alturas 2019, CA……………………..21/100

Bryn Mawr Estate Vineyards 2015, OR……………………75

Maison Louis Latour, Mercurey 2017, FR…………………..64

Malbec / Zinfandel / Merlot

Santa Julia “Reserve” Malbec 2018, AR………………..10/39

Luca Malbec 2017, AR……………………………………………..53

Ancient Peaks Zinfandel 2017, CA……………………………..42

Renwood Winery Zinfandel 2015, CA………………………..48

Alexander Valley Vineyards Merlot 2017, CA……………..44

Cabernet Sauvignon

La Grand Cộte 2017, Paso Robles CA…………………..11/42

Stag’s Leap Artemis 2017, Napa Valley CA…..28/138

Paul Hobbs Crossbarn 2017, Napa Valley CA……………..92

Idle Cellars 2015, Sonoma Valley CA…………………………67

BORDEAUX/BORDEAUX BLENDS

Château Pey La Tour 2016, FR………………………………….44

Château Lyonnat Lussac St Emilion 2015, FR……………….51

Ancient Peaks Oyster Ridge 2016, CA…………………………97

Bravante Trio 2014, Howell Mountain CA…………………..105

Lapostolle Clos Alpalta 2017, Chile……………………………210

Les Petit Clos Apalta 2017, Chile……………………………….79

OLD WORLD

St. Cosme Côtes du Rhône 2017, FR………………………..12/46

La Poderina Brunello di Montalcino 2013, IT…………24/114

Coto de Imaz Gran Reserva Rioja 2012, SP………………….52

Cesari Amarone Classico 2015, IT……………………………..91

Gaja Brunello Moltalcino 2013, IT 375 ml……………………78

Ancient Peaks Oyster Ridge 2016, CA………………………..97

 

 

JUST A NIP

AVANT 

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

COCKTAIL

BISTRO SIDECAR /11

House-Infused Orange Cognac, Lemon, Egg White Foam

MONEY PENNY /12

Gin, Lillet Blanc, St Germaine, Fresh Lemon

Pear-tini / 11

Pear Vodka, Elderflower Liqueur, Pear Nectar,
Lemon Twist

Rumskey Old Fashioned / 12

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

Smoky Sweet Mezcalrita /11

Mezcal, Pineapple-Jalapeño Shrub, Cointreau, Lime

French‟ish” Martini / 12

Vanilla Vodka, Chambord, Pineapple

Middle-Aged Fashioned / 12

Rye, Berry Shrub, Orange Zest

aperitifs

Lillet Blanc
Aperol Spritz
Campari
Capitoline Tiber Aperitivo
Kir Royal

BOTTLED BEER

Mich Ultra Gold, Bud Light, Stella Artois,ESB St Michaels Amber, Evo Lot #3,Guiness Draught Can, Beck’s N/A

SPIRITS

GIN

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

RUM

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

TEQUILA

Camarena Silver, Casa Noble Reposado and Herradura Anejo

WHISKEY

Crown Royal, Jameson, Seagram’s VO, Jack Daniels

RYE

Redemption, Redwood Empire (Emerald Giant)

BOURBON

Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam Black, Woodford Reserve, Knob Creek, Buffalo Trace, Basil Hayden’s, Blanton’s

SCOTCH

Dewar’s, Famous Grouse, Johnnie Walker Red/Black

WINDING DOWN

APRÉS

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

DESSERTS

Cheeseboard* / 17

Assorted Chapel’s Country Creamery Cheeses, Fig Jam, Fresh Berries | Sauternes to Accompany 12

Créme Brulée / 10

Tahitian Vanilla Bean Custard

Chocolate Mousse / 10

Chantilly Creme, Fresh Berries

Profiteroles / 12

Salted Caramel Gelato, Chocolate Ganache,
Crème Anglaise

 

Mille Feuille Crepe Cake / 11

Apricot-Mascarpone Creme, Cherry Preserves, Toasted Pistachios

Peach Tourtiere /12

Vanilla Gelato

 

CORDIALS

Baileys Irish Cream, Kahlua, Grand Marnier, Amaretto DiSaronno, Cointreau, Frangelico, Chambord, Benedictine, Tia Maria, Licor 43

Digestifs &
Dessert wines

Fernet Branca, Sambuca, Limoncello,
Selection of Amaros

Taylor Fladgate Ports:
Ruby, 10 Year & 20 Year Tawny

Petite Girard Sauternes, Hennessy VSOP Cognac

Single Malts

Glenlivet 12 / Laphroaig 10 / Macallan 12 / Oban 14 / Balvenie 14 Caribbean Cask

NIGHT CAPS

Vieux Carré / 12

Rye, Cognac, Sweet Vermouth, Peychaud’s Bitters,
Golden Falernum

Local Express-tini /12

Lyon Coffee Rum, Shot of Espresso, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Creme de Cacao

Café Amore /12

Cognac, Amaretto, Coffee

The Bitter End Negroni /12

Gin, Sweet Vermouth, Capitoline Tiber Apertivo

POP. FIZZ. CLINK.

HAPPY HOUR

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

DRINKS

$3

Mich Ultra Gold, Bud Light, ESB St. Michaels Ale

$4

Stella Artois, Evo Lot 3, Guinness Draught Can

$5

La Villa Maison Vialade Red, White or Rosé

$6

Rail Cocktails and Martinis

$7

BISTRO COSMO | Made with House-Infused Lemon Vodka

ITALIAN MANHATTAN | Amaretto instead of Sweet Vermouth

$8

PEAR-TINI | Pear Vodka, Elderflower Liqueur, Pear Nectar, Lemon

SANDWICHES

Short Rib Sandwich /14

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere, Shallot Aioli

BISTRO BURGER /12

Bacon & Cheddar or Mushroom & Gruyere on Brioche Bun

OYSTER PO’ BOY* / MP

Lettuce, Tomato, Spicy Aioli

NIBBLES

TRUFFLE FRIES* / 7

With Parmesan & Fresh Herbs

ROASTED BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER* / 6

House-Made Buffalo Sauce, Bleu Cheese Drizzle

SHRIMP & GRITS* / 12
Petit Cheeseboard / 14

Local Chapel’s Country Creamery Cheeses, Seasonal Accoutrements, Crostini

SIP. SAVOR. ENJOY.

BRUNCH

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

SMALL PLATES

CHEESE BOARD* / 21

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

MUSSELS* / 14

Sofrito (tomato, caramelized onion, thyme) White Wine, Ciabatta

SHRIMP & GRITS* / 16

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

Sandwiches

All sandwiches come with hand-cut frites | Substitute side salad for $2

BRUNCH BURGER* / 13

Mushroom & Gruyere or Bacon & Cheddar

Crabcake Sandwich / MP

Lettuce, Tomato, Remoulade

Croque Monsier / 14

Ham, Dijon, Grruyere, Mornay Sauce
Croque-Madame (add fried egg) / +$2

SALAD

Add Shrimp* 10  | Seared Tuna* 13

BISTRO SALAD* /10

Spring Mix, *Dried Cherries, Shaved Red Onion, Radish, *Brioche Crouton, Buttermilk-Herb Dressing

HEARTS OF ROMAINE* / 10

Grated Egg, Toasted Pine Nuts, Grape Tomato, Croutons, Shaved Pecorino Romano, House-Made Black Peppercorn Dressing *

Lyonnaise* / 12

Frisee, Bacon Lardon, Poached Egg, Dijon Vinaigrette

Salad Additions

Shrimp* 12

SOUP

OYSTER STEW / MP

An Eastern Shore Traditions

Soup Du Jour / MP

Chef’s Choice

Mains

Bistro Breakfast* / 14

Two Eggs Any Style, Potato Hash, Biscut, Ham, Bacon, Sausage

FRENCH TOAST / 12

Roasted Apples, Chantilly Cream

Eggs Benedict* / 15

Fingerling Potatoes, Roasted Apples,
Ham (Add Crab Cake / MP)

QUICHE DU JOUR / 12

With Mixed Greens, Grape Tomato, Red Onion

Chorizo Hash* / 14

Spanish Chorizo, Potato, Onion, Tomato, Peppers, Gruyere Cheese, Two Sunny Side Up Eggs

SIDES

Brioche Toast, English Muffin,
Biscuit / 2

 

Ham, Bacon or Sausage* / 3

 

Grits, Potato Hash, Pomme Frites * / 5

 

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

 

Call Us

(410) 745-9111

Visit Us

403 S. Talbot Street

St. Michaels, Maryland 21663

Email Us

inquiries@bistrostmichaels.com

Sunday -Tuesday

4:30pm-8:00pm

Friday-Saturday

4:30pm – 9:00pm

Happy Hour

Nightly

Thank you for seeking out Bistro St. Michaels! Our Dining Room is Open

We are offering socially-distanced dining, with masked staff and hand sanitizing stations throughout the restaurant. High touch surfaces are frequently sanitized, as well as all tables, chairs, and menus after every use.  Rest assured that the safety of our guests and staff remains our utmost concern. We have limited outdoor seating, so please be sure to let us know if this is your preference.


We are currently offering our complete dinner menu for takeaway. Please call in your order to have it ready and waiting, and ask about curbside pick-up instructions if this is your preference. Happy hour specials are for dine-in guests only.


We can’t wait to see you!