One Battery Park · Asheville, NC · 828.575.9636 · Open Daily
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 Vidalias, American cheese, Sriracha aioli, smashed fingerling “fries”
add Benton’s bacon
13
2
BISTRO TURKEY CLUB
Benton’s bacon, Miti blue cheese, tarragon aioli, sherry vinaigrette, red bliss potato salad
11
THE NEW YORKER
sliced pastrami, dill pickles, coleslaw, pepper jack cheese, Geraldine’s Bakery pumpernickel bread, red bliss potato salad
12
HERB-ROASTED CHICKEN SANDWICH
collard green kimchi, lemon aioli, farm bean salad
11
SMOKED PROVOLONE GRILLED CHEESE
white bean cauliflower soup
add Italian mortadella
9
2
THE ITALIAN
soppressata, mortadella, Black Forest ham, whipped ricotta, herb vinaigrette, dijonaise, Geraldine′s Bakery white sub roll
12
FRIED OYSTER PO’ BOY
local romaine, tomato, FIREWALKER remoulade
13
THE TONY DOG
local bison hot dog, bison brisket chili, Vidalia onions, Lusty Monk mustard, house made yeast roll
11

LUNCH ENTREÉS

SUNBURST FARM TROUT
fingerling potato, Benton’s bacon, haricot vert salad, lentil puree
14
ANSON MILLS FARRO RISOTTO
wild mushrooms, cauliflower sauce
12
HAND ROLLED RICOTTA GNUDI
sugar snap peas, yellow squash puree, almond-lemon crumble
12
PEI MUSSELS DIABLO & FRITES
FIREWALKER hot sauce, garlic, tomato
14

SALADS

ROASTED CHICKEN COBB
crispy shallots, egg, avocado, blue cheese crumbles, buttermilk dressing
13
ATLANTIC SALMON & BABY LETTUCES
dried cranberries, shaved parmesan, Benton’s bacon vinaigrette
13
GRILLED CAESAR SALAD
locally grown romaine, herbed brioche crouton, shaved parmesan
add chicken, salmon or oysters
add shrimp
8
5
6

APPETIZERS

CHILLED COLD WATER OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL
apple, pink peppercorn mignonette
14
WHITE BEAN CAULIFLOWER SOUP
salsify chips, parsley, smoked paprika oil
7
MIXED LOCAL BABY LETTUCES
champagne vinaigrette
7
CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE
selection of artisanal meats & cheeses, golden raisin mostarda
18

TONIGHT’S MENU

SMALL PLATES & SNACKS

N.C. HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
creamy mozzarella, egg twist croutons, tomato water, charred tomato vinaigrette
11
BANG BANG CAULIFLOWER 7
ROASTED BABY BEET SALAD
toasted farro, sugar snap peas, marcona almonds, baby arugula, citrus vinaigrette
11
WHITE BEAN & CAULIFLOWER SOUP
salsify, parsley, smoked paprika oil
7
SUNNY CREEK FARMS BIBB LETTUCE SALAD
olive oil poached baby tomatoes, toasted cashews, crispy shallot rings, buttermilk dressing
9
CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE
artisanal meats & cheeses, golden raisin mostarda
18
CHAR-GRILLED DAY BOAT SPANISH OCTOPUS
fried artichokes, white bean puree, chorizo crumble, olive vinaigrette
14
GRUYERE CHEESE GOUGERES
Benton’s bacon jam
6
SOUTHERN FRIED CALAMARI
fingerling potatoes, pancetta, capers, romesco sauce
12
WHITE TRUFFLED POPCORN 5
CASTELVETRANO OLIVES 5
CRISPY SMASHED FINGERLING “FRIES”
gruyere aioli
8
GINGER SPICED CASHEWS
local honey drizzle
5
ROASTED CURRIED CAULIFLOWER
mushrooms a la grecque, shaved gruyere, herbed bread crumbs
9
GULF SHRIMP POUTINE
fingerling “fries”, red shrimp, boursin cheese, pepper gravy
15
PEI MUSSELS DIABLO
FIREWALKER diablo broth, warm house made focaccia
12
SOUTHERN FRIED OYSTER LETTUCE WRAPS
buttermilk slaw, sweet heat chili sauce
13
LOUISIANA “LOBSTER” ROLL
crawfish, tarragon aioli, warm house made yeast bun
12
CHILLED COLD WATER OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL
apple, pink peppercorn mignonette
14

LARGE PLATES

WILD CAUGHT NC COASTAL CATCH AND GULF SHRIMP
baby tomatoes, cucumbers, opal basil, lemon-champagne vinaigrette
28
PAN SEARED SUNBURST FARMS MOUNTAIN TROUT
warm fingerling potato, Benton’s bacon, caramelized Vidalia and haricot vert salad, beluga lentil-lemon puree
25
10 HOUR BRAISED CAROLINA BISON BRISKET PASTA
roasted pearl onions, baby arugula, sofrito sauce
24
HAND ROLLED RICOTTA GNUDI
yellow squash puree, zucchini, sugar snap peas, almond-lemon crumble, ricotta salata
19
ANSON MILLS FARRO “RISOTTO”
wild mushrooms, cauliflower sauce
18
ROASTED DUCK BREAST
truffled foie gras risotto, arugula, blueberry gastrique
27
ORGANIC CAROLINA CHICKEN BREAST
chicken coq au vin strudel, Benton’s bacon, roasted cipollini onion
23
GRILLED 9 OZ. NEW YORK STRIP
olive oil whipped croquettes, braised endive
34
DUANE’S DOUBLE BURGER
pickled Vidalias, American cheese, Sriracha aioli, smashed fingerling “fries”
add Benton’s bacon
132
HERB ROASTED LAMB AND LOCAL GOAT CHEESE RAVIOLIS
English peas, kimchi-tomato butter
28
GRILLED HERITAGE FARMS PORK CHOP PORTERHOUSE
crispy smoked ham hock polenta, spring asparagus and radish salad
26

SUNDAY BRUNCH

Crafted by the flavors of the Carolinas

COASTAL PLAINS

COASTAL BLUE CRAB & CORNBREAD EGGS BENEDICT
poached farm eggs, aged country ham, 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
FRIED OYSTER PO’ BOY
local romaine, tomato FIREWALKER remoulade
13
SHAVED NORTH CAROLINA TURKEY CLUB
Benton’s bacon, Miti blue cheese tarragon aioli, red bliss potato salad
11

MOUNTAINS

MALTED CARBON WAFFLE
cinnamon whipped mascarpone, vanilla blueberry compote, Benton’s bacon
10
FRIED FARM EGG & BENTON’S COUNTRY HAM SANDWICH
gruyere, truffled black garlic aioli, organic ciabatta
11
BABY SPINACH & ROASTED MUSHROOM QUICHE
mixed baby lettuces, tomatoes, hollandaise
10
NORTH CAROLINA CHICKEN CHOPPED COBB SALAD
crispy shallots, egg, avocado, blue cheese dressing
13
DUANE’S 8 OZ. DOUBLE BURGER
pickled Vidalias, American cheese, Sriracha aioli
add Benton’s bacon
132
STEAK & FARM EGGS
Red flannel hash, horseradish crème fraiche, sunny side up farm eggs
16

SIDES & ADDITIONS

TWO STRIPS BENTON’S BACON 4
CRISPY SMASHED FINGERLING “FRIES”
gruyere aioli
8
HATCH CHEDDAR HASH BROWNS 5
HOUSE MADE GRANOLA Greek yogurt, local honey 6
CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE selection of artisanal meats & cheeses 18

DESSERTS

LEMON TART
pistachio tuille, brown sugar crema, bitter caramel
6
“S’MORES”
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
TOASTED HAZELNUT SPONGE CAKE
blonde chocolate, cocoa crumble, candied lemon
7
VANILLA BEAN SOAKED PINEAPPLE & SUGAR CRISP
milk chocolate, orange curd
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
Taylor Fladgate 10 Year Tawny Port 10
Taylor Fladgate 20 Year Tawny Port 18
Warres Kings Tawny Port 8
Eos Late Harvest Moscato 10
R.L. Buller Fine Tokay 9
Santiago Pedro Ximenez Sherry 12
Villa M Brachetto Rosso 7

COCKTAILS

STRAW-SHERRY FIELDS
Dewars, Fino sherry, Strawberry syrup
8
MOSCOW MULE
Purus organic vodka, lime, ginger beer
8
KENTUCKY MULE
Mystic bourbon, lime, ginger beer
8
PINK PANTHER
Cathead Honeysuckle Vodka, watermelon juice, watermelon ginger beer
9
LOUISIANA FLOAT
Stoli Vanilla Vodka, Rum Chata, Abita Root Beer
8
NOT SO CUMBERSOME
Hendricks gin, cucumbers, jalapeno, lime, tonic
10
THE HONEY BADGER
Jim Beam, honey, cayenne, lemon, habanero bitters, splash of ginger
8
BLACK BALSAM
Titos vodka, blackberries, balsamic vinegar, lemon, basil, black pepper simple syrup
8
RAGAN’S RITA
Hornitos, lime, fresh squeezed OJ, blood orange, Cointreau, Grand Marnier
11
THE MINTEA SOUTH
Jim Beam, mint, ice tea
8
PECAN I HAVE ANOTHER
Pimms liqueur, pecan syrup, orange bitter, ginger ale
7
RED SANGRIA
Red wine, blood orange, ginger, cinnamon, brandy, splash of sparkling
8
WHITE SANGRIA
White wine, orange, passion fruit, ginger, brandy, basil, splash of sparkling
8
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

Keeping in tune with Asheville’s vibrant and ever changing beer scene, we offer a selection of 6 rotating drafts. Please ask your server what is currently offered.
Beer Flight 5

BOTTLED SELECTION

Sierra Nevada Seasonal, Mills River 5
Foothills Torch Pilsner, NC 5
Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner, Mills River 5
Mother Earth Endless River Kolsch, NC 5
Angry Orchard Hard Cider, Ohio 5
Amstel Light, Holland 5
Chimay Red Label Trappist Ale, Belgium 10
Delirium Tremens Blonde Trippel, Belgium 10
Duvel, Belgium 9
Heineken, Holland 5
Hoegaarden, Belgium 5
Stella Artois Lager, Belgium 5
Abita Amber, Louisiana 5
Highland Gaelic Ale, Asheville 5
New Belgium Fat Tire, Ft. Collins 5
Hi-Wire Prime Time Pale, Asheville 5
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Mills River 5
Sweetwater 420, Georgia 5
Bells Two Hearted, Michigan 5
Foothills Hoppyum IPA, NC 5
Highland Kashmir IPA, Asheville 5
Hi-Wire Hi Pitch IPA, Asheville 5
Dragon’s Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout, Michigan 9
Highland Oatmeal Porter, Asheville 5
Guinness Stout, Ireland 5
Old Heathen Imperial Stout, PA 5
Samuel Smith’s Oatmeal Stout, England 7
Budweiser, St.Louis 4
Bud Light, St.Louis 4
Coors Light, Golden 4
Corona, Mexico City 5
Miler Lite, Milwaukee 4
Michelob Ultra, St.Louis 4

WINE

SPARKLING

Sparkling Simonet Blanc de Blanc France 8/28
Prosecco Clara C Italy 10/38
Moscato D’Asti Saracco Italy 11/38
HALF BOTTLES
Sparkling Gruet (375ml) New Mexico 25
Sparkling Schramsberg (375ml) Napa Valley 2009 38
Champagne Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé (375ml) France 78
BOTTLES
Sparkling J Vineyards by Jordan Sonoma 60
Sparkling Schramsberg Brut Rosé Napa Valley 2011 85
Champagne Besserat de Bellefon France 80
Champagne Veuve Clicquot France 95
Champagne Gardet France 125

ROSÉ

Syrah/Grenache Bieler Pere et Fils Provence 2014 9/30
Pinot Noir Robert Sinskey Carneros 2014 54

WHITE

Falanghina Ocone “Flora” Italy 2012 12/40
Riesling Kung Fu Girl Washington 2013 9/30
Albarino Raimat Spain 2013 8/28
Pinot Grigio Ca Del Sarto Italy 2011 8/28
Pinot Grigio Santa Margherita Italy 2013 13/45
Pinot Gris King Estate Oregon 2013 11/38
Sauvignon Blanc Kim Crawford Marlborough 2014 13/44
Chardonnay Latour Grand Ardeche Burgundy 2012 10/32
Chardonnay Laetitia Arroyo Grande Valley 2013 11/38
Chenin Blanc Pine Ridge California 2013 10/35
Verdejo Menade Spain 2013 8/28
HALF BOTTLES
Pinot Blanc Hugel (375ml) Alsace 2010 20
Viognier Miner (375ml) California 2013 22
Sauvignon Blanc Duckhorn (375ml) Napa Valley 2013 29
Sancerre Merlin Cherrier (375ml) Loire Valley 2014 30
BOTTLES
Albarino Paco & Lola Rias Baixas 2013 38
Riesling Chateau Montelena Potter Valley 2013 42
Sauvignon Blanc Duckhorn Napa Valley 2013 48
Sauvignon Blanc Flora Springs “Soliloquy” Napa Valley 2013 52
Sauvignon Blanc Pascal Jolivet Sancerre 2013 55
Sauvignon Blanc Merry Edwards Russian River Valley 2013 80
Chardonnay Rombauer Carneros 2014 65
Chardonnay Frogs Leap Napa Valley 2013 66
Chardonnay Arcadian Sierra Madre Santa Maria Valley 2009 72
Chardonnay Grgich Hills Napa Valley 2011 87
Chardonnay Arcadian Sleepy Hollow Santa Lucia Highlands 2007 89
Burgundy Servin Montée De Tonnerre Chablis 2012 80
Burgundy Olivier Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 2011 99
Burgundy Alain Patriarche Meursault 2013 135
Blend Conundrum Napa Valley 2012 50

RED

Tempranillo Cune Rioja 2010 11/38
Côtes-du-Rhône Guigal France 2011 10/35
Garnacha Lelia Caranena 2013 8/28
Malbec Zuccardi Mendoza 2013 9/32
Pinot Noir Toschi California 2013 10/34
Pinot Noir Schug Sonoma Coast 2013 14/48
Zinfandel Ancient Peaks Paso Robles 2012 12/42
Zinfandel Blend Angels & Cowboys Sonoma 2012 13/42
Merlot Leese-Fitch California 2013 9/30
Cabernet Ministry of the Vinterior Napa Valley 2014 13/46
HALF BOTTLES
Pinot Noir King Estate (375ml) Oregon 2012 28
Zinfandel Seghesio (375ml) Sonoma 2013 32
Cabernet Duckhorn (375ml) Napa Valley 2011 55
Merlot Shafer (375ml) Napa Valley 2012 60
BOTTLES
Tinta de Toro Termes Toro 2012 66
Tempranillo Cune Gran Reserva Rioja 2008 66
Pinot Noir Meiomi Sonoma 2013 45
Pinot Noir Boedecker “Stewart” Willamette Valley 2012 58
Pinot Noir Etude Carneros 2012 75
Pinot Noir Domaine Serene Evenstad Willamette Valley 2011 125
Pinot Noir DuMOL Russian River Valley 2011 125
Burgundy Domaine Parent Bourgogne Burgundy 2009 80
Burgundy Domaine Rene Leclerc Gevrey-Chambertin 2010 130
Malbec Catena Mendoza 2011 50
Malbec/Cabernet Luca by L Catena Mendoza 2011 68
Merlot Flora Springs Napa Valley 2013 55
Merlot Duckhorn Napa Valley 2012 88
Merlot Duckhorn “Three Palms” Napa Valley 2011 155
Cabernet Franc Peju Napa Valley 2012 95
Cabernet Gravel Bar Columbia Valley 2013 35
Cabernet DeLorimier Alexander Valley 2009 55
Cabernet Rombauer Napa Valley 2012 95
Cabernet Jordan Alexander Valley 2011 115
Cabernet Caymus Napa Valley 2012 130
Cabernet Elyse “Morisoli” Napa Valley 2009 133
Blend The Prisoner Napa Valley 2013 95
Zinfandel Seghesio Sonoma 2013 50
Zinfandel Frog’s Leap Napa Valley 2013 63
Zinfandel Robert Craig Howell Mtn Napa Valley 2011 97
Shiraz Nugan Estate “Amarone” South Eastern Australia 2013 58
Syrah Nickel & Nickel “Darien” Russian River Valley 2012 105
Petite Sirah Stags’ Leap Winery Napa Valley 2012 78

OWNER’S LIBRARY

Tinto Vega Sicilia “Valbuena” Ribera del Duero 2008 350
Burgundy Latour Grand Cru Charmes-Chambertin 2009 450
Burgundy Latour Cuvee Heritiers GC Chambertin 2009 550