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Fineline Bistro - CLOSED


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Grilled Flank Steak
With arugula, toasted pine nuts & a pomegranate jus
Crab Fritters
With mango/papaya salsa
Black Pepper Seared Scallops
Served w/ dill aöli & fried shallots
Pommes Frites
House made belgian style fries served w/ paprika aöli
House Cured Salmon
Served w/ house made ricotta cheese, paired w/ a seasonal fruit compote
Chipotle Mussels
In​ a broth of shallots, thyme, tomatoes & cilantro
Cheese & Fruit Plate
Chef's choice of cheese served w/ a seasonal fruit compote
Spinach Crostini
Topped w/ herbed goat cheese & balsamic reduction
Baked Rotini Casserole
Prepared w/ asiago cheese, prosciutto, fresh herbs & finished w/ truffle oil
With rutabaga-leek puree & italian sausage (vegetarian option)
Angel Hare Pasta
Braised rabbit over soba noodles in a spicy tahini sauce w/ red peppers & scallions
Vegan Tofu Curry
Tofu in green curry w/ peppers & onions over jasmine rice w/ cilantro
Pulled Pork Sandwich
On a kaiser roll w/ slaw & pommes frites
Rack of Lamb
With​ sauteed red peppers & shallot whipped potatoes, topped w/ a port wine sauce
Flank & Rice
Grilled flank topped w/ pomegranate jus, served w/ jasmine rice & braised kale
Fine Line Cheeseburger
Pommes frites, shaved fennel, emmenthaler cheese & a smoked tomato remoulade
Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Prepared in an espresso chili BBQ sauce & served w/ a grilled side of polenta
Seared Ahi Tuna
Wild big eye tuna served w/ a carrot ginger slaw & wasabi, finished w/ a house teriyaki
Grilled Swordfish
Paired w/ a quinoa salad & topped w/ roasted red pepper chipotle coulis
Grilled Salmon
With jasmine rice & a fricassée of shiitake mushrooms
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Reviewed February 21, 2016

FADS: 16.1 out of a possible 20.0 points Food: 3.5/5.0 -- there is culinary promise here; the pork steak over lentils with creme fraiche had great integration, but the pork was too fatty (and cannot claim locally sourced as an excuse); the chicken fried in...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank ErinFads
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I liked Fine Line but they are closed now. I liked Sunday brunch -panko crusted poached eggs. Good pasta dishes. Nice staff. But no more

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank realdruck
Reviewed June 4, 2015

This restaurant has been one of my 'homes away from home' since they opened. I have never had a less-than-wonderful meal and have never had less-than-wonderful service from the staff. Starting with the changing pickled veggies that whet the appetite along with a glass of...More

Date of visit: May 2015
2  Thank stumpsgirl
Reviewed May 9, 2015

My one and only visit to Fineline left me feeling that it was "average" at best. The room is filled with small tables, kind of uncomfortable chairs, and had absolutely the worst acoustics in the restaurant world. You can't hear your dinner companion, yet you...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank gotarheels
Reviewed May 2, 2015

It doesn't look like much from the outside and it's away from most of the other downtown restaurants but once inside, you quickly see its charms. First the seating is perfect. They could have added more tables had they chosen but the current layout is...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank BigD062
Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Five of us had dinner on a Friday evening. The restaurant was busy and the atmosphere was very nice. Our server, Marissa was absolutely wonderful! We ordered a variety of appetizers and main dishes. Three of us ordered the beet salad. However, they only had...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Sabraspeople
Reviewed February 15, 2015

So I ate at Fine Line three times last week. Three times! It had to do with a weekend commitment downtown, but that said, I just couldn't make myself go to another restaurant. You know how you find a place where the food is just...More

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank karlou25
Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have visited Fineline Bistro several times -- and have never been disappointed! The food is elegant -- but the restaurant itself is funky and casual and totally welcoming. The service is incredible -- the servers know the menu in and out, will bring you...More

Date of visit: November 2014
2  Thank lisajW9835NU
Reviewed October 26, 2014

cozy and intimate, very well prepared selection of creative choices. great choice that anyone will appreciate with an open kitchen to watch the chefs at work

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank Jon1796
Reviewed October 21, 2014

What's most interesting about this place is that the combination of ingredients is nothing like you've ever seen before. We had a salad with apples, greens, apple bacon and a fried egg on top? Wow! That's different. At the table were pickled broccoli spears, another...More

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank mmb198
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