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Bar Bistro proudly serves intriguing New American Cuisine, fusing northwest favorites with multi-cultural culinary methods. We develop craft cocktails with unique spirits and fresh ingredients to compliment your dining experience.

The dishes I ordered looked professionally plated with high-quality ingredients for the prices charged...

Sue KiddThe News Tribune

I have been to BarBistro twice now and both times EXCELLENT!

Tiffany WCommented on TNT article

I had the paella and Kate had the rib eye... Awesome! Best ever, I ate it too fast to take a picture.

Ben HYelp Reviewer

Just stopped in to have work lunch... Tried the cured meat pressed sandwich.... One word yum! Great flavor combos good prices.

Tracy TYelp Reviewer

Had the Ahi Poke which was a delightful, spicy, firm bit of tuna. Split the artichoke fritters -brilliant.

Kurt SYelp Reviewer
Eric Poulin

Eric Poulin

Owner | Operator

Operating my own restaurant has been a developing vision for me through the years. It began when I had the opportunity to work with the worlds most innovative Food & Beverage Executives. This experience helped me create an operation that would provide excellent food and beverage quality, exceeding customer service, all with in a clean and comfortable atmosphere. As an extension to my business model my concept is to develop a transforming restaurant in to a hip-trendy bar and lounge. At Bar Bistro we wish to be a destination that a provides our guests with an experience that challenges the industry standards. We’re eager to have you as our guest and look forward to serving you!

Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis

Chef de Cuisine

Congratulations Chris on your recent appointment as Chef de Cuisine!
Stay tuned for Chef Bio...

Dinner Menu

Beginnings

  • Street Tacos

    8

    A pair of corn tortilla tacos served with chipotle slaw, fresh fruit salsa and a side of refried black beans. Select your choice of seared Ahi tuna, prawns sautéed in chipotle butter, spiced steak, chorizo or braised pork belly*

  • Crab and Artichoke Fritters

    11

    Served with a sweet corn spread and a spicy scotch bonnet aioli

  • Braised Pork Belly

    10

    Whiskey braised pork belly served on a crostini with aioli, butter lettuce and tomato chutney

  • Deep Fried Brie

    11

    Double creamed Brie cheese wrapped in a puff pastry dough and lightly fried then topped with an almond and orange marmalade. Served with crackers and assorted fruit

  • Fresh Veggie Flatbread

    8

    House-made pesto, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, arugula and finished with a mango-balsamic reduction

  • Steamed Mussels

    11

    Mussels steamed in a white wine cream sauce with fennel and tomatoes, finished with cotija cheese and fresh cilantro. Served with chipotle crostini

  • Parmesan Polenta

    8

    Creamy parmesan polenta served with sautéed mushrooms, fresh arugula and topped with a sunny side up fried egg

  • Scallop Crudo

    10

    Sliced sea scallops dressed with a citrus vinaigrette, pink peppercorns and crispy plantains*


Salads and Soups

  • Seasonal Salad

    5/9

    Butter lettuce wedge served with berry-poppy seed vinaigrette, hazelnuts and goat cheese crostini

  • Charred Hearts of Romaine

    4/8

    Topped with a parmesan dressing, shaved parmesan cheese and bacon breadcrumbs

  • Bistro House Mixed Greens

    4/8

    Mixed greens tossed in balsamic vinaigrette, with diced tomatoes, shaved parmesan and bacon bread crumbs

  • Bistro Soup

    4/6

    Chefs prepare fresh seasonal ingredients daily

  • Charred Tomato and Roasted Pepper Bisque

    4/6

    Roasted tomatoes and peppers in a creamy bisque

All salads can be accompanied by adding grilled jerk chicken breast or grilled prawns for an additional $6.

Main Event

  • Mediterranean Turkey Sliders

    9

    A trio of hand formed, fresh ground turkey sliders on brioche buns. Topped with an olive tapenade, roasted red pepper coulis, arugula and feta cheese. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side

  • Bistro Mac & Cheese

    12/18

    A blend of six natural cheeses and topped with bacon bread crumbs. Add your choice of grilled chicken, prawns, Dungeness crab or chorizo $6

  • Paella

    22

    Saffron rice with green peas, chorizo and crab surrounded by seared cod, prawns, clams and mussels sautéed in a house made seafood stock

  • Chef’s Feature

    Varies

    A selection the ingredients and seasonal accompaniments straight from the market. Ask your server for details.

  • Grilled Hand-Cut Rib Eye 16 oz.

    30

    Served with a roasted fingerling potato and chorizo hash, seasonal vegetables and topped with a chipotle butter*

  • Jerk-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

    20

    Served with fingerling potatoes, elote style corn, chipotle slaw and finished with house-made cherry barbeque sauce

  • Traditional Cuban

    11

    Tender house-braised pork shoulder accompanied with ham, dill pickles, swiss cheese and mustard served on a pressed roll. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side

  • Angus Burger

    11

    Always fresh certified Angus beef, hand formed and grilled to your specification. Accompanied with spicy Bistro Aioli, arugula, tomato and onion. Select your choice of cheese: smoked cheddar, aged white cheddar, pepper jack, or swiss. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side* Add Avocado $1 Bacon $1 Porter Braised Onions $1 Gluten Free Bun $2

  • Pan Seared Filet Mignon 8 oz.

    36

    Served with a roasted fingerling potato and chorizo hash, seasonal vegetables and topped with a chipotle butter*

  • Bouillabaisse

    19

    Cod, prawns, scallops, clams, mussels, fingerling potatoes and Dungeness crab served in saffron-tomato broth with grilled crostini.

  • Eggplant Parmesan

    14

    Breaded slices of eggplant, fresh mozzarella, finished with house-made pesto and served with a tomato chutney

  • Brisket

    18

    Slow roasted beef brisket served with sautéed navy beans, grilled broccolini, and finished with house-made cherry barbeque sauce


Finale

  • Tiramisu Beignets

    6

    Fresh sugar covered beignets, finished with espresso mascarpone, chocolate and cocoa powder

  • Seasonal Crème Brûlée

    7

    Not your average crème brûlée. Our chefs will select seasonal ingredients and couple them with dessert combinations that you may not have tried before

  • Double Chocolate Brownie

    6

    House-made chocolate brownie topped with a white chocolate ganache

  • Lemon Tart

    6

    House-made lemon tart with a fresh berry compote

*Rib Eye, Filet Mignon, Angus Burger may be cooked to order. Ahi Tuna is served rare. Scallop Crudo is served raw. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.

Lunch Menu

Beginnings

  • Street Tacos

    8

    A pair of corn tortilla tacos served with chipotle slaw, fresh fruit salsa and a side of refried black beans. Select your choice of seared Ahi tuna, prawns sautéed in chipotle butter, spiced steak, chorizo or braised pork belly*

  • Crab and Artichoke Fritters

    11

    Served with a sweet corn spread and a spicy scotch bonnet aioli

  • Braised Pork Belly

    10

    Whiskey braised pork belly served on a crostini with aioli, butter lettuce and tomato chutney

  • Deep Fried Brie

    11

    Double creamed Brie cheese wrapped in a puff pastry dough and lightly fried then topped with an almond and orange marmalade. Served with crackers and assorted fruit

  • Fresh Veggie Flatbread

    8

    House-made pesto, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, arugula and finished with a mango-balsamic reduction

  • Steamed Mussels

    11

    Mussels steamed in a white wine cream sauce with fennel and tomatoes, finished with cotija cheese and fresh cilantro. Served with chipotle crostini

  • Parmesan Polenta

    8

    Creamy parmesan polenta served with sautéed mushrooms, fresh arugula and topped with a sunny side up fried egg

  • Scallop Crudo

    10

    Sliced sea scallops dressed with a citrus vinaigrette, pink peppercorns and crispy plantains*


Salads and Soups

  • Seasonal Salad

    5/9

    Butter lettuce wedge served with berry-poppy seed vinaigrette, hazelnuts and goat cheese crostini

  • Charred Hearts of Romaine

    4/8

    Topped with a parmesan dressing, shaved parmesan cheese and bacon breadcrumbs

  • Bistro House Mixed Greens

    4/8

    Mixed greens tossed in balsamic vinaigrette, with diced tomatoes, shaved parmesan and bacon bread crumbs

  • Bistro Soup

    4/6

    Chefs prepare fresh seasonal ingredients daily

  • Charred Tomato and Roasted Pepper Bisque

    4/6

    Roasted tomatoes and peppers in a creamy bisque

All salads can be accompanied by adding grilled jerk chicken breast or grilled prawns for an additional $6.

Main Event

  • Angus Burger

    11

    Always fresh certified Angus beef, hand formed and grilled to your specification. Accompanied with spicy Bistro Aioli, arugula and tomato. Select your choice of cheese: smoked cheddar, aged white cheddar, pepper jack or swiss. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side* Add Avocado $1 Bacon $1 Porter Braised Onions $1 Gluten Free Bun $2

  • Steak and Fries

    12

    Grilled chili marinated steak served with chorizo gravy over fries*

  • Southwestern Wrap

    9

    Black bean and corn patty, three cheese blend, roasted red peppers, sliced avocado, spicy scotch bonnet aioli and mixed greens in a chipotle wrap. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side

  • Jerk Chicken Sandwich

    9

    Grilled jerk seasoned chicken breast served with spicy Bistro Aioli, arugula, tomato and onion. Select your choice of cheese: smoked cheddar, aged white cheddar, pepper jack or swiss. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side Add Avocado $1 Bacon $1 Porter Braised Onions $1 Gluten Free Bun $2

  • Jerk Chicken Wrap

    9

    Grilled jerk seasoned chicken breast with bacon, romaine lettuce, black beans, cotija cheese and crispy tortilla strips. Tossed in spicy ranch dressing and wrapped in a chipotle flavored tortilla. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side

  • Traditional Cuban

    11

    Tender house-braised pork shoulder accompanied with ham, spiced pickles, swiss cheese and mustard served on a pressed roll. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side

  • Mediterranean Turkey Sliders

    9

    A trio of hand formed, fresh ground turkey sliders on brioche buns. Topped with an olive tapenade, roasted red pepper coulis, arugula and feta cheese. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side

  • Meatloaf Sandwich

    10

    Fresh Angus and Chorizo meatloaf served with avocado salsa, bacon and mushroom gravy. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side

  • Crab Louie

    15

    Mixed greens and shredded cabbage tossed in a sweet chipotle dressing and served with peppered bacon, sliced avocado, hard-boiled egg and topped with Dungeness crab

  • Bistro Mac & Cheese

    12/18

    A blend of six natural cheeses and topped with bacon bread crumbs. Add your choice of grilled chicken, grilled prawns, Dungeness crab or chorizo $6

  • Pressed Cured Meat Sandwich

    10

    Genoa Salami and Capicola Ham, arugula, tomato, red onion and mozzarella served on a pressed roll. Choose fries, sweet potato fries, soup or salad as your side


Finale

  • Tiramisu Beignets

    6

    Fresh sugar covered beignets, finished with espresso mascarpone, chocolate and cocoa powder

  • Seasonal Crème Brûlée

    7

    Not your average crème brûlée. Our chefs will select seasonal ingredients and couple them with dessert combinations that you may not have tried before

  • Double Chocolate Brownie

    6

    House-made chocolate brownie topped with a white chocolate ganache

  • Lemon Tart

    6

    House-made lemon tart with a fresh berry compote

*Angus Burger may be cooked to order. Steak and Fries is cooked medium well. Ahi Tuna is served rare. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.

Drink Menu

Specialty Cocktails

  • Rhuberry Caipirinha

    9

    Ypioca Ouro cachaça, Artesian Rhubarb spirit, fresh lime juice, fresh strawberries and Fee Brothers rhubarb bitters

  • Granada Margarita

    8

    Cazadores Reposado tequila, Pama liqueur, Regan’s orange bitters and fresh lime juice

  • Moscow Mule

    8

    Russian Standard vodka, Goslings Stormy Ginger beer and fresh lime juice – served in an authentic copper mug

  • Smoked Bouron Sour

    8

    Buffalo Trace bourbon, house-made hickory smoked syrup, fresh lemon juice and Regan's orange bitters

  • Oh Snap!

    9

    AITA Snap artesian spirit, Ancho Reyes Chile liqueur, house-made orange marmalade and fresh lemon juice

  • Gin-Ger

    8

    Damrak gin, Giffard Ginger liqueur, fresh basil and fresh lemon juice

  • Washingtonian

    11

    Woodinville American whiskey, Whidbey’s port, Fernet Branca and the aroma of charred oak makes for Washington’s version of a Manhattan

  • Campfire

    10

    Double Chocolate 360 vodka, Bailey’s Salted Caramel liqueur, RumChata, graham cracker and toasted marshmallows

  • Cool Berry

    8

    Heritage Blueberry vodka, fresh lime juice, fresh blueberries and cool fresh mint.

  • Bloody Meal

    12

    Tito’s Handmade vodka, house-made bloody mary mix with mild spice and a substantial garnish consisting of hardboiled egg, bacon, pepper jack cheese, pepperoni stick, toast, tomatoes, cucumbers, and olives

  • Darkness

    8

    Grey Goose Cherry Noir vodka, fresh lime juice and fresh muddled blackberries

  • Cran Swizzle

    8

    Prichard’s Cranberry rum, house-made cranberry marmalade, coconut crème, fresh lime juice, swizzled and served on the rocks


Beer

  • Wingman Ace

    5

  • Harmon Expedition 22oz

    5

  • Fremont Universale

    5

  • Stone IPA

    5

  • Wingman P-51

    5

  • Deschutes Obsidian

    5

  • Alaskan

    5

  • Left Hand Milk Stout

    5

  • Deschutes Black Butte Porter

    5

  • Victory Golden Monkey

    6

  • Spire Dark & Dry

    5

  • Corona

    5

  • Heineken

    5

  • Stella Artois

    5

  • Coors Light

    4

  • Miller Lite

    4

  • Bud Light

    4

  • Budweiser

    4

  • Rainier

    4

  • Sierra Nevada

  • Avery Ellie’s Brown Ale

  • Sierra Nevada Kellerweis

    5

  • Dogfish Head Namaste

    6

  • Hoegaarden

    5

  • Fremont Interurban

    5

  • Freemont Universale

    5

  • Harmon Point Defiance 22oz

    8

  • Firestone Pale 31

  • Firestone Union Jack

    5

  • Crispin Cider

    6

  • Coors Peak

    5


Wine by the Glass

  • Fonseca Port Tawny

    6

  • House Riesling

    5

  • House Chardonnay

    5

  • House Merlot

    5

  • House Cab Sauv

    5

  • House Malbec

    5

  • House Pinot Grigio

    5

  • Codorniu Brut Cava (Split)

    8

  • Feature Wine by the glass

    8

  • Whidbey’s Port

    6


Wine by the Bottle

  • Anderson Conn Valley (CA)

    40

    Cab Sauv

  • Anderson Conn Valley (CA)

    98

    Blend

  • Veuve Clicquot (FRA)

    84

    Champagne

  • Dom Perignon (FRA)

    258

    Champagne

  • Vandori (ITA)

    18

    Prosecco

  • A Squared (WA)

    29

    Pinot Grigio

  • Zero One (WA)

    23

    Sauv Blanc

  • Alexandria Nicole (WA)

    22

    Riesling

  • Col Solare (WA)

    110

    Blend

  • Napa Cellars (CA)

    30

    Chardonnay

  • Hanh SLH (CA)

    31

    Pinot Noir

  • Fidelitas 4040 (WA)

    50

    Blend

  • Silver Oak (CA)

    110

    Cab Sauv

  • Quintessa (CA)

    190

    Blend

  • La Vendimia (ESP)

    24

    Tempranillo

  • Procedo (WA)

    35

    Cab Sauv

  • Stags Leap Artemis (CA)

    85

    Cab Sauv

  • Dunham (WA)

    55

    Syrah

  • WillaKenzie Gisele (OR)

    39

    Pinot Noir

  • Alexandria Nicole (WA)

    42

    Merlot

  • Clos Du Val (CA)

    50

    Cab Sauv

  • Zero One (WA)

    45

    Cab Sauv

  • Cougar Crest (WA)

    64

    Cab Sauv

  • William Hill (CA)

    26

    Cab Sauv

  • Coyote Canyon (WA)

    40

    Blend

  • Apex (WA)

    33

    Merlot

  • Catena (ARG)

    36

    Malbec

  • Terroir Hunter (CHL)

    38

    Syrah

  • Veuve Du Vemay (FRA)

    22

    Sparkling

  • LaMadrid (ARG)

    27

    Malbec


Brandy Cognac (2 oz.)

  • Candolini Grappa Ruta

    9

  • Campo Encanto Pisco

    12

  • Germain Robin Method Brandy

    15

  • St. George Pear Brandy

    13

  • Torres VS Brandy

    5

  • Courvoisier VS Cognac

    10

  • Hennessy VS Cognac

    10

  • Hennessy VSOP Cognac

    16

  • Remy Martin VSOP Cognac

    13


Beverages (Non-Alcoholic)

Complimentary refills with all fountain drinks

  • Coke

    2

  • Diet Coke

    2

  • Sprite

    2

  • Iced Tea

    2

  • Cranberry Juice

    2

  • Pineapple Juice

    2

  • Orange Juice

    2

  • Fresh Lemonade

    2

  • Gosling’s Ginger Beer

    4

  • French Roast Coffee

    2

  • Decaf Coffee

    2

  • Hot Cocoa

    2

  • English Breakfast Tea

    2

  • Chai Latte Tea

    2

  • Green Tea

    2

  • Lemon Zinger Tea

    2

  • Coca-Cola Glass Bottle

    3

  • Apple Juice

    2

  • Artesian Bottled Water

    3

Brunch Menu

Sunday 10A – 1P

Main Events

  • Bistro Benedict

    11

    2 eggs poached to your liking, smoked ham, grilled focaccia bread and house made hollandaise sauce. Served with a side of fingerling potato and chorizo hash*

  • Breakfast Tacos

    9

    3 corn tortillas with steak and scrambled eggs and finished with a scotch bonnet aioli. Served with a fingerling potato and chorizo hash

  • Traditional Eggs

    8

    2 eggs any style cooked to order and 2 strips of honey cured peppered bacon. Served with a side of fingerling potato chorizo hash and toast

  • Sunday Scramble

    10

    3 eggs scrambled consisting of chorizo sausage, honey cured peppered bacon, genoa salami, sun dried tomatoes, arugula and cotija cheese. Served with a side of fingerling potato and chorizo hash

  • Farm Fresh Omelet

    10

    3 egg omelet with mushrooms, roasted red peppers, fresh arugula, cucumbers and gorgonzola cheese. Served with a side of fingerling potato

  • Grand Marnier French Toast

    10

    Classic cinnamon and vanilla French toast accented with an orange liqueur and served with maple-bacon butter. Served with a side of fingerling potato and chorizo hash

  • Breakfast Sandwich

    10

    Smoked ham, honey cured peppered bacon, a fried egg and smoked cheddar cheese on a brioche bun and finished with country gravy. Served with a fingerling potato and chorizo hash

  • Buttermilk Hotcakes

    9

    3 oversized hotcakes topped with a fresh berry whipped butter and 2 pieces of honey cured peppered bacon

*Bistro Benedict is served undercooked; Cooked to Order Eggs can be made to your preference. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition

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