One Battery Park · Asheville, NC · 828.575.9636 · Open Daily: 11:30am-10pm
Asheville, NC · 828.575.9636

Isa’s Bistro

Our Menu

The menus below represent a sampling of our seasonal offerings. Our menu changes daily in order to use the freshest ingredients possible. Some items below may not be included on the menu the day you visit us, but there could also be some special additions to the menu not listed below. Please feel free to call us to find out what we’re featuring today.

LUNCH MENU

SANDWICHES 

DUANE’S DOUBLE BURGER
pickled Vidalia’s, American cheese, Sriracha aioli, smashed fingerling “fries”
13
BISTRO TURKEY CLUB
Benton’s bacon, Miti blue cheese, tarragon aioli, sherry vinaigrette, red bliss potato salad
10
GRIDDLED PASTRAMI RUEBEN
house-made sauerkraut, gruyere, thousand island dressing, Annie’s Bakery organic marble rye, red bliss potato salad
11
HERB-ROASTED CHICKEN SANDWICH
collard green kimchi, lemon aioli, farm bean salad
9
SPRING GARLIC SOUP & GRILLED CHEESE
hatch pepper cheddar, organic multi grain bread 
9
PRESSED PORK BELLY CUBAN
gruyere, pickles, whole grain mustard, farm bean salad
10

LUNCH ENTREÉS

SUNBURST FARMS MOUNTAIN TROUT
Carolina Gold “dirty rice”, smoked trout fritter, lemon gastrique
14
ANSON MILLS FARRO RISOTTO
wild mushrooms, creamy garlic sauce
11
RICOTTA GNUDI
English peas, sugar snap peas, brown butter, spring herb pesto
11
CHIMICHURRI PEI MUSSELS & FRITES
parsley, cilantro, garlic, white wine
14

CHEF’S SALADS

HERB ROASTED CHICKEN CHOPPED COBB
grilled chicken breast, crispy shallots, egg, avocado, blue cheese dressing 
13
ATLANTIC SALMON & BABY LETTUCES
dried cranberries, shaved parmesan, Benton’s bacon vinaigrette 
13
CRISPY FRIED OYSTER SALAD
brussels sprouts, butternut squash, roasted walnuts
11
CHIMICHURRI PEI MUSSELS & FRITES
buttermilk red cabbage slaw, roasted baby beets, Snow Hill Farms sweet potato
14

SNACKS & SIDES

CHILLED COLD WATER OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL
apple, pink peppercorn mignonette 
14
SPRING GARLIC SOUP
toasted sunflower seeds, whole grain croutons
8
MIXED LOCAL BABY LETTUCES
champagne vinaigrette
7
CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE
selection of artisanal meats & cheeses, golden raisin mostarda, local honey
17

TONIGHT’S MENU

SMALL PLATES

SPRING ASPARAGUS SALAD
one eyed susan, mushroom a la grecque
9
SIX HOUR BRAISED CAROLINA BISON BRISKET
rutabaga puree, brussels sprout slaw
13
CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE
artisanal meats & cheeses,raisin mostarda truffle honey
17
CHAR-GRILLED DAY BOAT SPANISH OCTOPUS
fried artichokes, white bean puree, chorizo crumble, olive vinaigrette
14
SOUTHERN FRIED CALAMARI
fingerling potatoes, smoked guanciale, capers, romesco sauce
12
CHILLED COLD WATER OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL
apple, pink peppercorn mignonette
14
STRAWBERRY & BURRATA SALAD
pineapple, frisee, Benton’s bacon, Noble vinegar
10
SUNNY CREEK FARMS BIBB LETTUCE SALAD
olive oil poached baby tomatoes, toasted cashews, crispy shallot rings, buttermilk dressing
9
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND MUSSELS
chimichurri broth, grilled ciabatta
12
CREAMY CELERIAC BISQUE
roasted mushrooms, rye crumbs, sage oil
8

ENTRÉES

WILD CAUGHT NC COASTAL CATCH
caramelized fennel, charred artichokes, tomato jam
28
SUNBURST FARMS MOUNTAIN TROUT
Carolina Gold “dirty rice”, smoked trout fritter, lemon gastrique
25
SEARED GEORGES BANK SCALLOPS
quail egg carbonara, smoked pork, broccoli puree, garlic chips
26
RICOTTA GNUDI
English peas, sugar snap peas, spring herb pesto, brown butter
18
ANSON MILLS FARRO “RISOTTO
wild mushrooms, creamy celery root
16
ROASTED DUCK BREAST
truffled foie gras risotto, Jolly Farms kale, rhubarb jam
27
ORGANIC CAROLINA CHICKEN BREAST
chicken coq au vin strudel, Benton’s bacon, roasted cipollini onion
19
GRILLED 9 OZ. NEW YORK STRIP
olive oil whipped croquettes, braised endive
34
DUANE’S DOUBLE BURGER
pickled Vidalia’s, American cheese, Sriracha aioli, smashed fingerling “fries”
13
GRILLED COLORADO LAMB LOIN  
toasted quinoa, spicy lamb sausage, pea shoots, feta, tzatziki
27
HERITAGE FARMS PORK TENDERLOIN  
ginger sweet potatoes, grilled rapini, smoked ham broth
25

SNACKS & SIDES

“BANG BANG” CAULIFLOWER 7
SMASHED FINGERLING FRIES 7
TRUFFLED POPCORN 5
BENTON’S BACON GOUGERES  6
HONEY & GINGER CASHEWS  5
CASTELVETRANO OLIVES  5

SUNDAY BRUNCH

Crafted by the flavors of the Carolinas

COASTAL PLAINS

CRISPY FRIED N.C. OYSTER SALAD
red cabbage slaw, roasted baby beets, Snow Hill Farms sweet potatoes
13
COASTAL BLUE CRAB EGGS BENEDICT 
poached farm eggs, smokey bacon, cornbread, lemon hollandaise
14
NORTH CAROLINA SHRIMP & HEIRLOOM GRITS
crawfish sausage, tomato Sunday gravy, poached egg, hollandaise
14
ASHLEY FARMS FRIED CHICKEN & BISCUITS
chorizo gravy, farm egg, tomato-arugula salad
13
SHAVED NORTH CAROLINA TURKEY CLUB
Benton’s bacon, Asher blue cheese tarragon aioli, red bliss potato salad
9

MOUNTAINS

BABY LETTUCES & COUNTRY HAM SALAD
deviled eggs, apple vinaigrette, cornbread crumble
11
BABY SPINACH & ROASTED MUSHROOM QUICHE
mixed baby lettuces, tomatoes, hollandaise
10
LEMON RICOTTA PANCAKES
maple syrup, blueberry compote, Benton’s bacon
10
STEAK & FARM EGGS
Red flannel hash, horseradish crème fraiche, sunny side up farm eggs
16
FRIED FARM EGG & BENTON’S COUNTRY HAM SANDWICH
gruyere, truffled black garlic aioli, organic ciabatta
11
DUANE’S 8 OZ. DOUBLE BURGER
pickled Vidalias, American cheese, Sriracha aioli
13

SIDES & ADDITIONS

TWO STRIPS BENTON’S BACON 4
CRISPY SMASHED FINGERLING “FRIES” gruyere aioli
7
DEVILED EGGS
4
ROSTI CHEDDAR HASH BROWNS   5
HOUSE MADE GRANOLA Greek yogurt, local honey 6
CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE selection of artisanal meats & cheeses 17

DESSERTS

LEMON TART
pistachio tuille, brown sugar crema, bitter caramel
6
“S’MORES” GRAHAM CRACKER SPONGE
torched marshmallow fluff, bittersweet ganache
8
PASSION FRUIT PANNA COTTA
lemon olive oil cake, honey apricot puree, citrus meringue, white chocolate
7
CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES & PETIT FOURS 7
CARAMELIZED LOCAL PEAR SEMIFREDDO
vanilla poached cranberries, sorghum walnuts
6
SNOW HILL FARMS SWEET POTATO CAKE
spiced white chocolate ganache, sweet potato butter
7
SELECTION OF ARTISANAL CHEESES
traditional accompaniments
9

DESSERT WINE & PORT

Childress “Starbound” Blueberry Wine 7
Chateau St. Vincent Sauternes 10
Michele Chiarlo “Nivole” Moscato D’asti  8
Fonseca Late Bottle Vintage Port  8
Fonseca 10 Year Tawny Port  9
Taylor Fladgate 10 Year Tawny Port  10
Broadbent Madeira “Reserve” 5 Year 9
Eos Late Harvest Moscato  10
R.L. Buller Fine Tokay  9
Santiago Pedro Ximenez Sherry  12
Villa M Brachetto Rosso 7

COCKTAILS

THE HEMINGWAY
rum, grapefruit, Luxardo Maraschino lime
7
MOSCOW MULE
vodka, lime, ginger beer
7
SANGRIA
red wine, pomegranate, cinnamon, blackberries
7
RUE ST. GERMAIN
St. Germain, limoncello, sparking wine, splash soda, Angostura bitters
7
SOUTHERN BREEZE
sweet tea vodka, muddled mint lemonade
7
SWEET THE STING
cachaca sugarcane spirit, Moruga Scorpion chili infused honey, ginger beer
7
ORANGE FLAME
gin, lavender-orange infusion, lemon, kiss of cream, flamed orange twist
7
LONDON IN PARIS
muddled cucumber & mint, St. Germain London dry gin
7
THE ALAMO
tequila, blood orange, ginger liquor lime
7
ROSEMARY SIDECAR
brandy, lemon, rosemary infusion sugar rim
7
Grand Marnier 9
Dom B&B 8
Pallini Lemoncello 8
Luxardo Maraschino 8
Campari 8
Carpano Antico Sweet Vermouth 10
Remy Martin VSOP Cognac 10
Courvoisier VS Cognac 8
Christian Drouin Calvados 8
Lucid French Absinthe 12
Troy & Sons Asheville 9
Bulleit Rye Indiana 8
Buffulo Trace Kentucky 8
Woodford Reserve Kentucky 9
Basil Haden Kentucky 10
Macallan 12 Scotland 13
Lagavulin 16 Scotland 18
Glenlivit 12 Scotland 9
Famous Grouse Scotland 7

BEER

DRAFT

Mystery Brewing Scottish Ale, Hillsborough, NC 5
Brown Bear Brown Ale, Morgantown, NC 5
Appalachian Brewing Belgian Blonde, Hendersonville, NC 5
Altamont Brewing Nitro Stout, Asheville 6
Asheville Brewing Escape Artist Pale, Asheville 5
Lagunitas IPA, Petaluma, CA 5

STANDARDS

Budweiser, St. Louis 4
Bud Light, St. Louis 4
Coors Light, Golden, CO 4
Corona, Mexico City 5
Miller Lite, Milwaukee 4
Michelob Ultra, St. Louis 4

AMERICAN CRAFT

Highland Kashmir IPA, Asheville 5
Highland Gaelic Ale, Asheville 5
Sierra Nevada Pale, California 5
New Belgium Fat Tire, Colorado 5
Anchor Porter, San Francisco 5
Dragon’s Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout, Michigan 5

OLD WORLD

Tilburg’s Dutch Brown Ale, Holland 7
Heineken, Holland 5
Amstel Light, Holland 5
Magner’s Cider, England 5
Samuel Smith’s Oatmeal Stout, England 7
Guiness Stout, Ireland 5
Chimay Red Label Trappist Ale, Belgium 10
Delirium tremes Blonde Trippel, Belgium 10
Duvel Ale, Belgium 9
Lindeman’s Framboise Lambic, Belgium 10
Stella Artois Lager, Belgium 5
Corsendonk Dubbel Brown, Belgium 9
Paulaner Hefeweizen, Germany 5

WINE

SPARKLING

Cava Gran Bach Brut Spain NV 6/24
Prosecco Zardetto Italy NV 10/38
Sparkling Gloria Ferrer Sonoma 9/34
Sparkling J Vineyards Russian River NV 60
Champagne Laurent Perrier (375ml) France 45
Champagne Veuve “Yellow Label” France 110
Champagne Laurent Perrier Brut Rose France 95

WHITE

Moscato Villa Pozzi Sicily 9/34
Pinot Gris King Estate “Acrobat” Oregon 2012 12/45
Verdejo Volteo Spain 2011 7/26
Riesling Willamette Valley Vineyards Oregon 2011 8/30
Inzolia Bianca Liotro Sicily 2011 7/26
Sauvignon Blanc Ferrari Carano Sonoma 2012 9/34
Sauvignon Blanc Domaine Sautereau Sancerre 2012 12/42
Chardonnay Natura (organic, unoaked) Chile 2012 8/30
Chardonnay Latour “Grand Ardeche” France 2012 10/38
Chardonnay Trefethen Vineyards Napa 2011 13/45

ROSÉ

Syrah/Grenache Hecht – Bannier France 2012 8/28
Grenache Atmosphere France 2011 24
Syrah/Cinsault Laurent Miguel France 2012 30

RED

Nero d’Avola Villa Pozzi Sicily 2012 6/24
Cotes du Rhone Vidal – Fleury France 2011 9/34
Monastrell Bodegas Juan Gil Spain 2010 10/38
Garnacha Espelt “Old Vines” Spain 2012 9/34
Tempranillo Bodegas Obalo Rioja 2012 8/28
Malbec Catena “Vista Flores” Mendoza 2011 10/36
Pinot Noir Block Nine “Caiden’s Vineyard” California 2011 9/34
Pinot Noir Chalone Vineyards California 2009 13/42
Zinfandel Montevina California 2010 9/34
Merlot/Cabernet Donati Claret Central Coast 10/38
Cabernet Natura (organic) Chile 2011 8/28
Cabernet Joseph Carr Napa 2011 13/45