Summer  2017 Dinner Menu

Spring 2017 Lunch Menu

We take advantage of what our region has to offer and the menu can change seasonally. 

Things to Share
Avenue’s Signature Crab Dip   local blue crab, cream cheese, and spices.  Topped with a garnish of salsa fresco         Served with warm tortilla chips 12   GF
Big Wave Shrimp   ½ pound of local, peel and eat shrimp, steamed in Kona Brewery’s Big Wave Golden Ale  Served with a tasting glass of Big Wave Ale (for drinking!), spiced melted butter and cocktail sauce 14
Shrimp Avocado Dipping Salad   steamed local shrimp tossed with ripe avocado, Pico de Gallo, and fresh lime Served with warm tortilla chips 12   GF
Baked Brie   pastry wrapped brie, served with Chef’s choice of house made fruit jam 12 (please allow 15+ minutes)   V    
Hummus   lemon garlic hummus, toasted pita points,   house made pickles, fresh cut red bell pepper sticks           and Kalamata olives 9   VV       sub corn chips   GF
Fingerling "Fries"   smashed and fried yellow Russian and sweet fingerling potatoes, tossed with spiced salt and fresh herbs,  served with house made chive crème fraiche  9   GF                     sub Hummus for crème fraiche   VV        
Basket of Fries $5 GF , VV
Beer Battered Onion Rings with Sirachi honey dip $6 V


Salads/Soups  
Avenue Salad   poached pears, candied pecans, crumbled gorgonzola, mixed greens, red wine vinaigrette 6/8   GF, V           
Caesar Salad   crisp Romaine, Parmesan Greek yogurt Caesar dressing, grape tomatoes and croutons 6/8   GF, V
House Salad   carrots, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, red onions, croutons, mixed greens    5/7   GF, VV
Kale Salad   with carrots, red onions, flax seed, raisins, almonds, ginger & apple cider vinaigrette    6/8   GF, VV
Shala Shala (Hindi for House and Chinese for salad…       House Salad)   shredded Chinese cabbage, kale and baby greens with a tangy peanut-ginger dressing. Tossed with carrots, red onions, red bell peppers and topped with cilantro & chopped cashews 6/8   GF, VV
Add a protein to any salad  

grilled or blackened chicken 5   crispy chicken strips 5   fried tofu 4     local shrimp 6  local fish* 7 
Blue Crab & Smoked Tomato Bisque   loaded with local blue crab, spiked with bourbon and finished with Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry 8/10   GF
Chef’s Homemade Soup of the Day 5/7

Sandwiches with one side
Crab Fritter Po’ Boy   with house made sour pickles, tomato, mixed greens and Sirachi honey aioli on a toasted hoagie 14
Fish Sandwich* todays’ local catch,                              prepared blackened, sautéed or fried.                             Served with lettuce, tomato, onion and rémoulade,            on a toasted hoagie 13   GF
Marinated Grilled Chicken   with your choice of cheese, sliced avocado, apple wood bacon, lettuce, tomato,            on a toasted bun 12   GF
Smoked Brisket   with our hard cider BBQ sauce, caramelized Tabasco onions, melted smoked cheddar,       on a toasted roll 12   GF
Chicken Salad   made with candied pecans and red grapes, on toasted organic multigrain bread 9   GF
“Pulled Port” BBQ  smoked and sliced portabellas in our hard cider BBQ sauce, Napa slaw, Tabasco onions  and smoky  tomato aioli on a toasted bun  9 VV, GF  


House Specialties
Fish Tacos*   blackened or pan seared catch, Napa slaw, Pico de Gallo, chimichurri drizzle, lime cream, Jasmine and quinoa rice/cool beans salad, flour or corn tortillas 14   GF      Sautéed Veggie Tacos 11 or Tofu Tacos 12 V  no cream VV
Maple Pecan Fried Chicken Breast   cage free natural chicken breast, pecan/corn meal crust, finished with Vermont maple syrup, smashed red potatoes,  Chef’s veg of the day 16   GF Maple Pecan Tofu 14 GF, V
Tuna Sushi Style * Jasmine rice cake, avocado, cucumber & seaweed salad, pickled ginger, citrus soy reduction,     wasabi cream   sm 16 /lg 22   GF                                        sub crispy tofu 16 (small only) V   no wasabi cream   VV                      
Classic Quiche Loraine   flaky pastry crust, apple wood smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, side salad 10
Bayou Shrimp and Grits   blackened local shrimp, Tasso ham, sautéed peppers & onions and diced tomatoes               over cracked pepper cheddar grits sm 16/lg 22   GF
The “Big Road” Fish of the Day* today’s fresh local catch,  prepared blackened, sautéed or fried with a smoky tomato ragout and rémoulade sauce.  Served with smashed red potatoes and Chef’s veg of the day 16 GF

Gourmet Pizzas    all pizzas are topped with our blend of provolone and mozzarella        

Can be gluten free & we have vegan cheese!
Avenue Supreme   homemade Italian sausage, smoked brisket, tomatoes, peppers, onions, mushrooms, tomato sauce 14
Jabroni   homemade Italian sausage, salami,  roasted peppers, gorgonzola, tomato sauce 12
Margherita    tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella, and garlic herb olive oil 11   V
Tree Hugger   oven roasted veggies, tomato sauce, topped with a roasted tomato aioli swirl 11   V
Farm and Trawler   steamed shrimp, apple wood bacon, garlic, tomatoes, and garlic herb olive oil 14
BYOP (build your own pizza) 9

 Pizza Toppings   
Veggies   onions, peppers, mushrooms, olives, basil, tomatoes $.50 each smoked portabellas $2
Cheese   extra cheese, gorgonzola, vegan cheese, fresh mozzarella (topping) $1 each     sub all fresh mozz $2     
Meats   bacon, salami, Italian sausage, chicken, pepperoni, chopped brisket $2 each   shrimp $6   buttered jumbo lump crab $4
House made gluten free crust $2                                

No substitutions on specialty pizzas please.

Grille Burgers* with one side all burgers available GF / Gluten free bun $2

Grille Burger   your choice of 7oz natural Angus or         house made veggie burger with your choice of toppings 9  
The Downsouth   house made pimento cheese,               apple wood smoked bacon, Napa slaw,                                 and a splash of hard cider BBQ sauce.  12  
Fired Up Gringo house pickled jalapenos, avocado,                      Pico de Gallo, pepper jack cheese 11  
Steakhouse Burger   melted gorgonzola, steak sauce,                          and beer battered onion rings 11 (onion rings are not GF)
Boursin Burger   house made herb/garlic Boursin cheese, apple wood bacon, sautéed onions & mushrooms 12
The Hippie   house made veggie burger, hummus spread, house made pickles, Napa slaw, red pepper coulis,          toasted organic multigrain bread 10   VV
Burger Toppings
Burger Basics   lettuce, tomato, onion, house made pickles, mayo, mustard, ketchup
Cheeses   cheddar, provolone, pepper jack, Swiss, gorgonzola, vegan cheese $1 each
Upgrades   apple wood bacon (nitrate free!) $2smoked portabellas $2 blackening spice $1 sautéed onions $1sautéed mushrooms $1 avocado $1 buttered jumbo lump crab $6   


Sides  Chips, Cool Beans Salad, Potato Salad,                   

Napa Slaw (vinaigrette dressing)  Fresh Cut Fruit $2                       

Fries $1  Beer Battered Onion Rings $2.50
Side House Salad or Caesar Salad $1                                     

Ask your server which options are GF/V/VV


Desserts
Key Lime Cheese Cake creamy cheesecake topped with whipped cream and lime zest 6
Flourless chocolate torte candied pecan crust, vanilla berry compote 7  GF
Donut Holes house made fritters, coated with cinnamon ginger sugar and served with pomegranate infused Vermont maple dipping sauce 6   GF, VV     

Beverages       
Draft Root Beer locally brewed at the Weeping Radish Brewery 4 (no refills)Make it a float +$2
House Made Ginger Soda fresh ginger, real sugar, soda and a splash of lime 4 (no refills)
Meyer Lemon Lavender Lemonade made with Meyer lemons, Lavender tea, real sugar and water 4(no refills)    
Meyer Lemonade  3 (no refills)
Pomegranate Soda hint of fresh ginger and lime 4 (no refills)                                                                              
Aqua Panna (1lt) still water 4.5   S. Pellegrino (1lt) sparkling water 4.5       


 At Avenue, we are proud to say “It’s all made in house!” Dressings, croutons, smoked meats and cheeses, sauces, etc.…. Everything is prepared fresh, when you order it. Please relax and enjoy the views.  Your freshly prepared meal will be served as soon as possible.   
Advisory~ Items marked with an asterisk (*) may be consumed raw or undercooked.
Consuming raw or undercooked meat, seafood, or shellfish increases the risk of food borne illness
20% GRATUITY MAY BE ADDED TO PARTIES OF 8 OR MORE
Split plate charge $4                                     

                                             

Things to Share
Avenue’s Signature Crab Dip   local blue crab, cream cheese and spices, Topped with a garnish of salsa fresco. Served with warm tortilla chips 12   GF
Big Wave Shrimp   ½ pound of local, peel and eat shrimp, steamed in Kona Brewery’s Big Wave Golden Ale. Served with a tasting glass of Big Wave Ale (for drinking!),        spiced melted butter and cocktail sauce 14
Shrimp Avocado Dipping Salad   steamed local shrimp tossed with ripe avocado, Pico de Gallo and fresh lime Served with warm tortilla chips 12   GF
Baked Brie   pastry wrapped brie, served with Chef’s choice of house made fruit jam 12 (please allow 15+ minutes)   V     
Hummus   lemon garlic hummus, toasted pita points,  house made pickles, fresh cut red bell pepper sticks and Kalamata olives 9   VV  sub corn chips   GF
Fingerling "Fries"   smashed and fried yellow Russian and sweet fingerling potatoes, tossed with spiced salt and fresh herbs,                                                                            served with house made chive crème fraiche  9   GF   sub Hummus for crème fraiche   VV        
Basket of Fries $5 GF, VV   Beer Battered Onion Rings with Sirachi honey dip $6 V


Salads/Soup                           
Avenue Salad   poached pears, candied pecans, crumbled gorgonzola, mixed greens, red wine vinaigrette 6/8   GF, V          

Caesar Salad   crisp Romaine, Parmesan Greek yogurt Caesar dressing, grape tomatoes and croutons 6/8   GF, V
House Salad   carrots, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, red onions, croutons, mixed greens    5/7   GF, VV
Kale Salad   flax seed, raisins, almonds, carrots, and red onions ginger & apple cider vinaigrette    6/8   GF, VV
Shala Shala (Hindi for House and Chinese for salad…House Salad)   shredded Chinese cabbage, kale and baby greens       with carrots, red onions, red bell peppers ,cilantro & chopped cashews and a tangy peanut-ginger dressing 6/8   GF, VV
Add a protein to any salad             grilled or blackened chicken 5   crispy chicken strips 5         crispy tofu 4            local shrimp 6             local fish* 7 
Blue Crab & Smoked Tomato Bisque   loaded with local blue crab, spiked with bourbon and finished with Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry 8/10   GF
Chef’s Homemade Soup of the Day 5/7

Large Plates
Fillet Mignon Medallions*  char broiled twin 4oz cutlets, topped with a caramelized onion, bacon and sesame soy demi , smashed red potatoes and Chef’s veg of the day 29 GF
Slow Smoked Brisket   in house smoked Angus brisket, sliced and sauced with hard cider BBQ sauce, smashed red potatoes and Chef’s veg of the day 16   GF
Maple Pecan Fried Chicken Breast   all natural chicken breast, pecan/corn meal crust, glazed with Vermont maple, smashed red potatoes and Chef’s veg of the day 17   GF substitute crispy tofu 15   GF, V
Pesto Cream Penne Pasta   with house made Italian sausage, sautéed mushrooms, diced tomatoes  and red onions in a basil almond pesto cream sauce   16  add chicken +$5/shrimp +$6     no sausage  V      Gluten Free Pasta +$1  GF    
Crab Cakes   panko crusted crab cakes with sweet and sour cucumber/red pepper relish, on a bed of marinated Napa cabbage. Served with remoulade sauce and smashed red potatoes   26
Tuna Sushi Style*   Jasmine rice cake, avocado, cucumber & seaweed salad, pickled ginger, citrus soy reduction,  wasabi cream sm 16 /lg 22   GF     sub crispy tofu 16(small only)   V  no wasabi cream VV         
Bayou Shrimp and Grits   blackened local shrimp, Tasso ham, diced tomatoes, sautéed peppers and onions. Served over cracked pepper cheddar grits sm 16/lg 22   GF
The “Big Road” Fish of the Day* today’s fresh local catch, prepared blackened, sautéed or fried with smoky tomato ragout and rémoulade sauce.  Served with smashed red potatoes and Chef’s veg of the day 23 GF
Fish Tacos*   blackened or pan seared catch, Napa slaw, Pico de Gallo, chimichurri drizzle, lime cream, Jasmine and quinoa rice/cool beans salad, flour or corn tortillas 14   GF      Sautéed Veggie Tacos 11 or Tofu Tacos 12 V  no cream VV

Gourmet Pizzas                 Can be gluten free & we have vegan cheese!
Avenue Supreme   homemade Italian sausage, smoked brisket, tomatoes, peppers, onions, mushrooms, tomato sauce 14
Jabroni   homemade Italian sausage, salami, roasted peppers, gorgonzola, tomato sauce 12
Margherita    tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella and garlic herb olive oil 11   V
Tree Hugger   loaded with oven roasted veggies and topped with a roasted tomato aioli swirl 11   V
Farm and Trawler   steamed shrimp, apple wood bacon, garlic, tomatoes and garlic herb olive oil 14
Sandbilly   grilled chicken, sticky onion bbq sauce, chopped bacon, provolone/mozzarella and cheddar 12
BYOP  (build your own pizza) 9

            Pizza Toppings   
Veggies   onions, peppers, mushrooms, olives, basil, tomatoes $.50 each    smoked portabellas $2.5
Cheese   extra cheese, gorgonzola, vegan cheese, fresh mozzarella (topping) $1 each     sub all fresh mozz $2     
Meats   bacon, salami, Italian sausage, chicken, pepperoni, chopped brisket $2 each   shrimp $6     buttered jumbo lump crab $6
House made gluten free crust $2        

No substitutions on specialty pizzas please.

 Sandwiches with one side
Fish Sandwich* todays’ local catch,  prepared blackened, sautéed or fried. Served with lettuce, tomato, onion and rémoulade, on a toasted hoagie 13   GF
Marinated Grilled Chicken   with your choice of cheese, sliced avocado, apple wood bacon, lettuce, tomato, on a toasted bun 12   GF
Smoked Brisket   with our hard cider BBQ sauce, caramelized Tabasco onions, melted smoked cheddar, on a toasted roll 12   GF
“Pulled Port” BBQ  smoked and sliced portabellas inour hard cider BBQ sauce, Napa slaw, Tabasco onions  and smoky tomato aioli on a toasted bun  10 VV, GF    

Grille Burgers *with one side
all burgers available GF 
Grille Burger   your choice of 7oz natural Angus or house made veggie burger with your choice of toppings 9  
The Downsouth   house made pimento cheese, apple wood smoked bacon, Napa slaw, and a splash of hard cider BBQ sauce 12  
Fired Up Gringo house pickled jalapenos, avocado, Pico de Gallo, pepper jack cheese 11  
Steakhouse Burger   melted gorgonzola, steak sauce and beer battered onion rings 11 (onion rings are not GF)
Boursin Burger   house made herb/garlic Boursin cheese, apple wood bacon, sautéed onions & mushrooms 12
The Hippie   house made veggie burger, hummus spread, house made pickles, Napa slaw, chimichurri drizzle,  toasted organic multigrain bread 10   VV

            Burger Toppings
Burger Basics   lettuce, tomato, onion, house made pickles, mayo, mustard, ketchup

Cheeses   cheddar, provolone, pepper jack, Swiss, gorgonzola, vegan cheese $1 each
Upgrades   apple wood bacon (nitrate free!) $2   smoked portabellas $2.5  blackening spice $1  sautéed onions $1 sautéed mushrooms $1 avocado $1 buttered jumbo lump crab $6   
Sides  Chips, Cool Beans Salad, Potato Salad,  Napa Slaw (vinaigrette dressing)  Fresh Cut Fruit $2    Fries $1  Beer Battered Onion Rings $2.5
Side House Salad or Caesar Salad $1                                     

Ask your server which options are GF/V/VV

Beverages       
Draft Root Beer brewed by Weeping Radish Brewery 4 (no refills) Make it a float +$2
Ramblin’ Root Kombucha!  Locally brewed Booch on tap!              Ask your server about today’s flavor $5 (no refills)
House Made Ginger Soda fresh ginger, real sugar, soda and a splash of lime 4 (no refills)
Lavender Lemonade made with Meyer lemons, Lavender tea, real sugar and water 4(no refills)   
Meyer Lemonade 3 (no refills)
Pomegranate Soda hint of fresh ginger and lime 4 (no refills)                                                                              
Aqua Panna (1lt) still 4.5   S. Pellegrino (1lt) sparkling 4.5                                                                 

Desserts
Key Lime Cheese Cake creamy cheesecake topped with whipped cream and lime zest 6
Chocolate Torte decadent flourless torte, with warm vanilla berry compote on a candied pecan crust 7 GF
Donut Holes house made fritters, coated with cinnamon ginger sugar and served with pomegranate infused Vermont maple dipping sauce 7.5   GF, VV     Root Beer Float Weeping Radish draft root beer, vanilla bean ice cream, with whip