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Beach Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
USD 25 - USD 70
CUISINES
American, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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SOUP ‘N SALAD​
$12.00
“One Helluva Soup” Bistro Blue Tomato
Seasoned parrish plum tomatoes with sweet cream and maytag blue cheese.
$15.00
Roberto's Farm Salad
Vibrant, full-flavored herbs and greens in company with artisanal cheeses, grilled fruit, fruit sorbet and heirloom tomatoes.
$15.00
Caesar Salad
A variation on the classic preparation, like at arnaud’s in n’awlins. With romaine and baby red romaine.
$18.00
Or Caesar After Cleopatra Blue
With maytag blue cheese.
$18.00
Warm Maple Leaf Duckling Salad with Arugula and Watercress
Warmed with a cognac, citrus-bacon vinaigrette. With apples, red onions, mangos and candied walnuts. Has won prizes.
$16.00
Bella Roma Tomato Salad
Esformes plum tomatoes, warmed with an herbed vinaigrette. Garnished with baby greens, herb toast and parmesan crisp.
CLEVER ASIDES​
$18.00
Heirloom Tomato Pie
A savoury tart with caramelized onion and gruyere, chevre, mozzarella and reggiano.
$16.00
Foraged Mushrooms
Kissed with butter and picked thyme.
$12.00
Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts
With caramelized shallots, kissed with duck stock and garnished with bacon why mama’s weren’t this good.
$21.00
Heaven and Earth
Lush​ risotto, gifted with the heavenly richness of truffles, foie gras and american exotic mushrooms.
$14.00
Duck Fried Rice
Pan-roasted with wild ‘shrooms and duckling.
$12.00
Duck Fat Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Roasted crisp with garlic, fresh thyme and rosemary.
$12.00
Grilled Asparagus Spears with Béarnaise
“All the other veggies want to be asparagus.”
SMALLER PLATES​
$19.00
The single, profound rosette $7.00
Nova Scotia Smoked Salmon
“The best in the free world.” really. From willie krauch’s smokehouse in tangier, nova scotia. On parade with capers, domestic caviars and key lime crème fraiche.
$35.00
Foie Gras, “Life, Liberty ”
Seared hudson valley foie gras on savory brioche bread pudding. Garnished with a vanilla bean and sauternes reduction, nutmeg anglaise and aged balsamic. “Sean will stop serving foie gras when they peel his cold dead fingers from his fork.”
$26.00
Butter-Poached Lobster
Cold water tail poached in a butter broth, served with citrus grits, kissed with star anise.
$25.00
Bistro “White Castle” Slider
Foie gras and prime tenderloin on a butter-grilled sweet bun with demi-glace and béarnaise. Everything that is bad for you all in one place.
$21.00
Lobstercargots
Lush​ chunks of florida spiny lobster (instead of the chewy little slugs). Slow cooked in a crock with herbed spinach and seasoned garlic butter. A bistro original, often imitated.
$21.00
“Love Me Tender, Love Me Blue …”
Slices of prime american tenderloin, with demi-glace, maytag blue cheese and a little sweet tomato. On comfort mashed. (Limited availability)
CLASSIC ENTREES​
$47.00
Roasted Maple Leaf Duckling “Perfect Two Ways.”
Slow roasted breast and leg confit, with a three peppercorn-cognac demi-glace or a three-berry sauce.
Bountiful $57.00
Generous $49.00
Bistro Bouillabaisse, Famous
First, you hire a bunch of pros to build a killer broth, poach to order “nova scotia” lobster tails, jumbo shrimp, premium market fish, shellfish and calamari. Served with clever asides of herbed, garlic toast and aiöli.
$Market
Surfing with butter-poached lobster $+15.00
Flying crowned with foie gras $+20.00
4 oz
6 oz
8 oz
10 oz
U.S.A Prime Beef Tenderloin
Offered in a six, eight, or ten ounce cuts. Prepared in a classic charlemagne style or with a cognac, merlot, pepper demi-glace. Prime american beef – “where we believe that the beer belongs in the cowboys.”
$Market
Light rack
Full
Rack of Domestic Lamb
Simply the world’s best, fresh, domestic lamb from colorado. Herb-rubbed, pan-seared and oven-roasted. Finished with a port, rosemary demi-glace. “You can tell from the flavor that it has not travelled across a major ocean in the bottom of a ship.”
Smaller plate $26.00
Entrée $47.00
Floribbean Grouper, a Bistro Cookery Classic
Real gulf coast grouper with a toasted coconut and cashew crust. Caressed with a red pepper-papaya jam.
Heaven $65.00
All of it $85.00
Food Heaven
Worth dying for. The richest food marriage colorado lamb, butter-poached nova scotia lobster and hudson valley foie gras- all on a brioche bread pudding. Served with a port, demi-glace sidecar and a sip of essensia. Sublime. “A dionysian vision from the end of a pier in maine.”
CARPE DIEM​
$13.00
Celebratory Martini
Pineapple infused premium trump vodka.
$8.00
Little Brother Martini
Half size
Smaller plate $20.00
Entrée $41.00
Bourbon and Maple Grilled Jumbo Shrimp
With maple syrup and bourbon barbeque on pomegranate citrus grits, garnished with chimichurri.
Smaller plate $24.00
Entrée $45.00
Gulf Coast Grouper Sauté
Island style with key lime, dill butter, capers and a trickle of pomegranate reduction.
Smaller plate $25.00
Entree $47.00
Snapper “French Guy Style”
Classic: egg-washed, dusted, sautéed and kissed with lemon-butter parsley.
Smaller plate $21.00
Entrée $43.00
Gulf Coast Shrimp
Seasoned and pan-seared. Finished with a maple ponzu and kissed with wasabi and ginger. Served with coconut risotto.
$48.00
Thai’D Snapper Sauté
With fennel lemongrass consommé, bok choy, fingerlings and forest shrooms.
$23.00
Cheeky
Fresh grouper cheeks and throats “the captain’s cut.” bistro carved from whole grouper. Delicately sautéed and kissed with lime butter. Served with a dollop of tropical risotto. (Limited availability)
Pas de deux
$49.00
Prime American Beef
Tenderloin charlemagne paired with port-braised short rib with horseradish cream.
HAPPY ENDINGS​
$12.00
Praline Alexandra
Bistro made praline with french vanilla ice cream and frangelico.
$14.00
Chocolate Truffle Terrine
Intense and award winning! A rich terrine of callebaut bittersweet chocolate.
$14.00
Berry Celebration Cinnamon Crêpes
Warmed bananas and seasonal berries, french vanilla ice cream, shaved chocolate.
$12.00
Florida Key Lime Pie
Has won prizes. With fresh lime juice.
$12.00
The Hat Trick
Three delectable flavors of crème brûlée.
$8.00
Makin’ Bacon Ice Cream
For​ the pig in you. Famous.
$12.00
Say “Cheesecake”
New york style with a gingersnap crust and a caramalized pineapple compote.
In a brown sugar and cinnamon rimmed glass crowned with real whipped cream.
$12.00
Café Siobhan
Brandy,​ kahlua and cointreau.
$12.00
Irish Cream
Bushmills and baileys irish cream.
MURPHY'S BAR​
$25.00
Bistro “White Castle” Slider
Foie and prime tender on a sweet garlic bun with demi and béarnaise. Sinful.
$20.00
Bourbon and Maple Grilled Jumbo Shrimp
With maple syrup and bourbon barbeque on pomegranate citrus grits, garnished with chimichurri.
$12.00
“One Helluva Soup” Bistro Blue Tomato
Seasoned parrish plum tomatoes with sweet cream and maytag blue cheese. Often imitated, but then
$15.00
Caesar Salad
A variation on the classic preparation, like at arnaud’s in n’awlins. With romaine and baby red romaine.
$18.00
Or Caesar After Cleopatra Blue
With maytag blue cheese.
$16.00
A Warmed Bella Roma Tomato Salad
Perfect vine ripe plum tomatoes, warmed in a skillet and tossed with an herbed balsamic vinaigrette. Garnished with baby greens, herb toast and parmesan crisp.
$18.00
Warm Maple Leaf Duckling Salad with Arugula and Watercress
Warmed​ with a cognac, citrus-bacon vinaigrette. With apples, red onions and candied walnuts.
$16.00
The Real Grouper Sandwich
With key lime butter and aioli with a side of chef mashed.
$14.00
Shrimp “Po Boy”
Jumbo shrimp with garlic butter, béarnaise on an aioli’d roll with chef mashed and demi-glace.
$21.00
Love Me Tender, Love Me Blue
World’s best “american” tenderloin, with demi-glace and maytag blue cheese on comfort mashed.
A STROLL ON THE BEACH​
$100.00
Tasting Menu
$80.00
Tasting Menu Without the Exotics
$25.00
Tasting Courses Are Available with a Flight of Three Wines for an Additional
One Helluva Soup”
Bistro blue tomato
Nova Scotia Smoked Salmon
From willie krauch’s in tangiers, nova scotia
Mosca's Pan Roasted Shrimp
With fresh rosemary and garlic
Caesar Salad
Like​ at arnaud’s in n’awlins
Bella Roma Tomato Salad
Warmed with an herbed vinaigrette
Lobstercargots
Lush chunks of florida spiny lobster (instead of the chewy little slugs)
Foie Gras, “Life, Liberty”
On a savory brioche bread pudding
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Reviewed 2 days ago

our daughter gave us a gift certificate. We greatly enjoyed our meal. Our favorite time to go is when they have the fixed price menu that accommodates smaller portions for a reasonable cost. Looking forward to that again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank quintessaSRQ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have traveled all over the world. We were trying to recount any other restaurants that were this good. We only came up with 3 others - 2 in Paris and 1 in Virginia. We celebrated my birthday tonight and everything was delicious. Service was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Terry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is amazing! The views are amazing! The staff are amazing! The bill was large. I would definitely recommend going to the Beach Bistro as a special treat. The food is always very good and the restaurant has a very cool 'vibe'. The people...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jayno19
Reviewed 1 week ago

fifth time same experience. great food, good company, excellent service, such a fine place to spend a few hours. We went with friends from North Carolina. loved it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ejmenke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection and detail. The special of grilled swordfish was perfectly prepared. Couple of surprises added to their excellent service. Perfect evening with great friends.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gym1616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with friends inside but next time will do an outside table at sunset for a wonderful view and a great meal. Small bar but large wine selection and you can bring your own bottle. The staff are great and the owner...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Penny M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked into a warm, refined but nicely understated cozy setting looking right out at the Gulf of Mexico. Five star attentiveness from start to finish. The menu was a small but sophisticated mix, with prices that might be described as "special occasion." We enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sean T
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Visited for the 1st time last week. The meal selections were quite unique and well paired. The Lamb chops paired with root vegetables and bread pudding along with a delicious port wine was unforgettable. The waiter helped with many nuances to ease the experience. This...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MikeyZ56
Reviewed 11 December 2018

we celebrated my birthday with a trip to beautiful Anna Maria Island. The Beach Bistro was a top recommendation and proved to be a great choice for our dinner. We sat in a special booth area and enjoyed incredible food. Our server was super attentive....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Darlene P
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Right from the get go, this place was there to provide excellent service, the valet parking, welcome and server were just first class. The head chef even came to welcome us as we arrived, all be it on a relatively quiet night.. The food began...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Keith C
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Judy W
12 January 2019|
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Response from Keith C | Reviewed this property |
No dress code that I'm aware of but most people were "smart casual" ie, men had collard shirts and ladies in dresses
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Rosemarie C
12 May 2017|
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Response from Pita5 | Reviewed this property |
I received an email from them in regards to Mothers Day and it said nothing about a special menu.
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Vacationers422
27 March 2017|
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Response from GlobalExplorer | Reviewed this property |
My wife is borderline celiac and was easily able to enjoy a full and wonderful meal at Beach Bistro last October. The staff was very accommodating and helpful in advising her regarding the menu.
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