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The Quarter Bistro

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Tue, 9/17
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$12 - $38
American, Cajun & Creole
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Alligator Voodoo
Alligator tenderloin, fried crisp and served with remoulade sauce.
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
A creamy blend of Parmesan cheese, spinach, and artichoke hearts, baked golden and served with crispy pita chips.
Bistro Bruschetta
Fresh tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil pesto, and capers.
Catfish Strips
Catfish lightly breaded and flash fried. Served with housemade remoulade and lemon.
Baked Stuffed Mushrooms
Filled with lump crabmeat stuffing and topped with a cheesy cream sauce.
Olive and Feta Tapenade
Blended olives, feta, capers, and pepperoncinis with fresh basil and herbs. Served with crispy pita chips. Vegetarian.
Caribbean BBQ Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp sautéed with Caribbean spices, white wine, butter, and herbs.
Cajun Buffalo Chicken
Crispy fried chicken strips tossed in Louisiana red hot sauce, served with bleu cheese dressing and celery sticks.
Bistro Lump Crab Cakes
Sweet Maryland lump crab cakes sautéed and served with roasted red pepper aioli and onion crisps.
Lightly dusted and flash fried, served with housemade remoulade sauce and lemon.
4.00 per shot
Oyster Shooter
An oyster in a shot glass! Topped with cocktail sauce, horseradish, and a splash of vodka.
Chilled Oyster Selections
½ dozen - Ask your server what featured oysters are being shucked today. Served with lemon, crackers, and cocktail sauce.
Tuna Sashimi
Ahi Tuna‏ sliced and seared with wakame seaweed salad, ginger soy dipping sauce, pickled ginger, sriracha, and sesame crisps.
Gulf Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo shrimp served with cocktail sauce and lemon.
8oz Bistro Top Sirloin
Grilled to order and served with red wine sauce, onion crisps, mashed potatoes, and fresh vegetable medley.
Half slab 17.00
Full slab 24.00
Quarter Bistro BBQ Ribs
Hickory smoked baby back ribs with our own special BBQ sauce. Served with Bistro Fries and coleslaw.
Rack of Lamb Dijon
Marinated, brushed with Dijon mustard and coated with herb bread crumbs. Served on a bed of seared greens with roasted red skin potatoes.
12oz New York Strip Steak
Black Angus strip steak, cooked to order, topped with herb butter. Served with roasted red skin potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
Rosemary-Grilled Pork Chops
Two center cut loin chops marinated with garlic, fresh rosemary, and olive oil. Grilled to order and served with mashed potatoes and seared greens.
Lamb Chops
Lightly marinated chops grilled to order. Topped with a brown butter caper sauce and onion crisps. Served with roasted red skin potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables.
6oz Center Cut Filet
Grilled to order, topped with herb butter. Served with roasted red skin potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
All burgers and sandwiches served with Bistro Fries and creamy coleslaw. Substitute a Q Bistro salad, petite Caesar salad, or crock of soup for 3.00
Bistro Philly Steak Sandwich
Sirloin slices grilled with caramelized onions, pepers, and sliced mushrooms, served on a grilled baguette with pepper jack cheese and our housemade remoulade sauce.
Fried Oyste r 14
Grilled Chicken Breast 11.00
Corn Fried Catfish Fillet 11.00
Battered Shrimp 12.00
Bistro Po-Boy
Served on French baguette, with onion, tomatoes, lettuce, and remoulade sauce. Choice of:
Bistro Turkey Grill
Smoked turkey,‏ ripe avocado, sliced red onion, mayo, and fresh mozzarella cheese. Grilled on sourdough bread.
Black Angus Burger
Half-pound ground beef cooked to perfection. Choice of cheese
Big Easy Burger
Half-pound, Black‏ Angus ground beef, topped with grilled smoked ham, crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, and BBQ sauce. Served with lettuce, sliced tomato, and onion.
Seared Greens with Garlic
Red Beans and Rice
Vegetable of the Day
Bistro Fries
Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Red Skin Potatoes
Wild Rice Pilaf
Crock 6.00
Five Onion Soup
Rich onion soup baked with croutons and a blend of gruyere, Swiss, and provolone cheese.
Crock 6.00
Cup 4.00
Seafood Gumbo
A New Orleans classic soup made with chicken, andouille sausage, and seafood, garnished with rice.
Crock 5.00
Cup 3.00
Soup of the Day
The Q Bistro offers a daily rotating selection of two housemade soups, one of which will always be vegetarian.
Petite 7.00
Full 11.00
The Q Bistro Salad
Mixed baby greens with crumbled gorgonzola, Michigan dried cherries, toasted walnuts, and champagne truffle-vinaigrette. Served with a parmesan crisp.
Petite 7.00
Full 10.00
Classic Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce, tossed with croutons and housemade Caesar dressing, topped with an anchovy and parmesan crisp.
Petite 7.00
Full 11.00
Classic Greek Salad
Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, onions, kalamata olives, pepperoncinis, and feta. Tossed with our housemade Greek dressing.
Petite 8.00
Full 12.00
Fresh Mozzarella Salad
Fresh mozzarella slices, with ripe tomato, baby greens, seedless grapes, and sweet basil, served with balsamic vinaigrette.
Petite 5.00
Full 9.00
Garden Salad
Romaine lettuce,‏ tomatoes, cucumbers, sliced green onions and crisp house baked croutons with balsamic vinaigrette.
Full 16.00
Bourbon Louis Salad
Crisp mixed greens mounded with bay shrimp, crabmeat, avocado, tomato, cucumber, chopped boiled egg, and Bourbon Louis dressing.
Full 16.00
Tuna Nicoise Salad
Grilled tuna fillet placed on top of a chilled classic salad of boiled new potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, olives, onions, radishes, cucumbers, capers, and hard cooked eggs.
Baked Eggplant Parmesan
Crispy fried eggplant baked with sweet tomato basil sauce, provolone, and Parmesan cheese. Served with angel hair pasta.
Bean Cakes
Bean cakes made with lentils and wheat berries. Served over mesclun greens with roasted red pepper aioli and wild rice pilaf.
Butternut Ravioli
Jumbo ravioli stuffed with roasted butternut squash, ricotta and Romano cheeses. Tossed with roasted garlic sage cream, caramelized onions, and toasted walnuts.
Potato Cakes
Curried potato cakes with sweet peas and corn, grilled and served with baby greens and balsamic lentils.
Cajun Filet
6oz filet dusted in Cajun seasoning, grilled and topped with gorgonzola butter, red wine demi glaze, and onion crisps. Served with roasted red skin potatoes and seared greens.
Shrimp Creole
Sautéed jumbo shrimp in a classic creole sauce served with wild rice pilaf and seared greens.
Catfish Etouffée
Corn fried catfish served over red beans and rice, smothered with our original etouffée sauce.
Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya
An original Acadian dish. Combination of chicken, shrimp, andouille sausage, tomatoes, onions, and peppers, tossed with rice pilaf and Cajun spices.
Louisiana Beef Brisket
Tender brisket sliced and glazed with house BBQ sauce, roasted red skin potatoes, red beans, hush puppies, and our housemade coleslaw.
Bronzed Salmon Creole
Pan-seared then baked to perfection. Served with our house creole sauce, wild rice pilaf pilaf, and seasonal vegetables.
Steak Dianne
Sautéed tenderloin medallions with wild mushrooms and cognac in Dijon scented demi-glaze. Served with mashed potatoes and seared greens.
Shrimp Scampi
Sautéed jumbo shrimp in garlic, lemon, white wine sauce. Served with wild rice pilaf and seasonal vegetables.
Rosemary Chicken
Grilled marinated chicken topped with fresh rosemary citrus vinaigrette. Served with wild rice pilaf and fresh vegetables.
Bistro Style Tilapia Fillet with Shrimp
Lightly crusted with panko bread crumbs, Parmesan, and fresh herbs. Placed on angel hair pasta with seared greens and then a sauce of gulf shrimp, artichoke hearts, lemon, capers, and white wine.
Chicken Marsala
Sautéed breast of chicken with wild mushrooms in a sweet marsala wine sauce. Served with mashed potatoes and fresh vegetable medley.
Seared Sherry Scallops
Natural sea scallops in a sweet sherry butter sauce served over seared greens with wild rice pilaf.
Chicken & Andouille Creole
Sautéed Cajun andouille sausage and chicken breast tossed with house creole sauce and fettuccine pasta.
Shrimp and Scallops Portofino
Sautéed shrimp and scallops with spinach and mushrooms in a tomato cream sauce and a splash of anisette.
Fettuccine Alfredo
Traditional Alfredo pasta with garlic cream and parmesan cheese.
Steak Fettuccine
Egg fettuccine with wild mushrooms and toasted walnuts in gorgonzola cream, topped with grilled tenderloin steak and crispy fried onions.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic!! Favorites were cajun salmon, beignets, brisket, and bacon! Our waiter Casius was courteous & attentive. We look forward to trying the dinner menu soon! The atmosphere was romantic and cozy. Loved it!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank karengQ9326LG
Reviewed July 17, 2019

From appetizers to sandwiches to steaks, everyone ordered something different and everything was excellent. We had a small room to ourselves, which was perfect, and the service could not have been better. The prices were reasonable. I would definitely go there again.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank capesandwich
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We've enjoyed brunches and dinners at the Quarter Bistro, and have never been disappointed. But our favorite visit is the Happy Hour -- Appetizers are tasty, and two of them can amount to a light supper. With the deals on wine and beer, two of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mary C
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

I usually do not leave reviews as most restaurants do not excite me, but I was very pleased by the quality of the food and the friendly service. I will definitely be back.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Philip T
Reviewed April 9, 2019

My wife and I stopped here recently looking for a restaurant for dinner. To our surprise, it was pretty good. The service was prompt and friendly. I ordered the gumbo ya-ya and it was actually very good. Also, had a pasta dish that was nicely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 7808BillyD
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

If you are looking for New Orleans in Michigan, it’s not bad, but not great. Alligator bites were tender. Nice beverage list. I had the red beans and rice, and the spice was low. Plus, the andouille was slit down the middle like a hot...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Wade S
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

I am so disappointed and have no idea if this is an isolated event or not but won’t be back. My family comes here quarterly to celebrate special events but today’s meal left much to be desired. I should have known since the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nstarks
Reviewed February 18, 2019

The atmosphere at The Quarter is very welcoming, so is the staff. And it is a bit more fancy than the giant Garlic at the entrance suggests! There are also smaller compartments with single tables if you prefer a more private atmosphere. We ordered mussels...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank miriamsson
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

All the regular stuff plus oysters! Took a bit to get our first coffees, but everything else was fine. Not too noisy ( we sat in the a bar) so we could talk.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kate-and-Spence
Reviewed January 17, 2019

We have dined here on many occasions and have always had great service and very good meals. I would say we eat here 6 or 7 times every year at the least and always enjoy ourselves. I do recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
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