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Irises Cafe and Wine Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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Irises Mac & Cheese
Cheddar, monterey‏ jack & asiago cheeses, smoked ham & orecchiette pasta
Irises Famous Crabcake w/ Salad
Roasted red pepper aioli & house side salad
Feta Crusted Petit Salmon Fillet (4 Oz)
Kalamata-herb aioli, balsamic reduction, wild rice pilaf & fresh vegetables
Salmon Pesto Pasta
Petit salmon fillet (4 oz) over orecchiette pasta w/ mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, roasted red peppers & pesto cream sauce, shaved parmesan
Crispy Duck Salad
Quarter duck over mixed greens w/ bacon, mandarins, almonds & raspberry vinaigrette
Chef's Grilled Flatbread Pizza of the Moment
10” thin-crust, rustic-style
Fries w/ sweet potato fries +1.69
White truffle fries +2.99
Irises All-Natural Beef Burger
Now featuring local kilcoyne farms angus beef (brasher falls) 8 oz burger, toasted house-made bun, lettuce & tomato, house fries
Fries w/ sweet potato fries +1.69
White truffle fries +2.99
Char-Grilled Lamb Burger – 8 Oz
Cranberry-onion relish, kalamata-herb aioli, melted dill havarti, fresh fledging crow arugula greens, sweet potato fries
Fries w/ sweet potato fries +1.69
White truffle fries +2.99
California Cobb Beef Burger
8 oz local kilcoyne farms angus beef sliced fresh avocado, maytag blue cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato & herbed aioli, fries
Fries w/ sweet potato fries +1.69
White truffle fries +2.99
Cajun Blackened Beef Burger
8 oz local kilcoyne farms angus beef cajun blackened, melted cheddar-jack, bacon, red chili mayo, lettuce & tomato, fries
Fries w/ sweet potato fries +1.69
White truffle fries +2.99
Cheese Curd Cheese Burger
8 oz local kilcoyne farms angus beef r & g farm’s fresh melted cheese curds, sliced portobello, pickled red onions, fledging crow farm’s arugula & creamy horseradish sauce, house fries
Fries w/ sweet potato fries +1.69
White truffle fries +2.99
Irises Infamous Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Bacon, red chili mayo, melted cheddar-jack cheese, house-made jalapeno-cheddar focaccia bread, house fries
Fries w/ sweet potato fries +1.69
White truffle fries +2.99
Baked Chicken & Brie Melt Sandwich
Toasted house-made roll, peach-cranberry-walnut chutney, brie & spinach, house fries
Gluten free sandwiches served without bread, open-faced style & include potato chips
Asian Tuna Salad
Our popular sesame crusted tuna (4 oz), seared rare over mixed greens, spicy wasabi peas, mandarins, almonds & hoisin-ginger vinaigrette
Warm Salmon Salad
Petit fillet (4 oz) over mixed greens, dried apricots & cranberries, walnuts, raspberry vinaigrette
Small 7.29
Large 10.99
Fresh Roasted Beet Salad
Pickled locally grown beets, peppers & onions over fresh arugula, feta crumbles, walnuts, basil oil & balsamic reduction
Small 7.29
Large 10.99
Warm Goat Cheese Salad
Mixed greens, pears, red onion, walnuts, kalamata olives, warm sherry-shallot vinaigrette
Small 5.99
Large 9.99
Spinach Salad
Maytag blue cheese crumbles, diced red onion & tomatoes, kalamata olives, croutons, warm sherry-shallot vinaigrette
Small 4.99
Large 8.99
Irises Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine, croutons, shaved parmesan
Small 7.29
Large 10.99
Arugula Salad
Fresh fledging crow arugula greens, pine nuts, bacon, red onion, maytag blue cheese crumbles & dijon vinaigrette
Small 3.99
Large 7.29
House Salad
Sunflower seeds, tomato, cucumber, red onion, croutons
Walking distance from City marina, many gluten-free options, seasonal outdoor seating, made-from-scratch menu featuring local beef & produce, great burgers, steaks, seafood & salads, local craft beers, 30 wines by the glass, Martini Night Wednesday & live music Thursday, Friday & Saturday, delivery available, 2 Readers Choice awards for 'fine dining' and 'wine selection' in Sept '17, named Small Business of the Year in Jan '17
$14 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Seafood, International, Healthy, Wine Bar
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was unfortunately a poor showing for this Restarunt. My partner ordered shrimp and pasta. The pasta portion was small, the shrimp was so over done he could not eat them. No bread was offered despite the bread plate on table. My meal of tuna...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 908fayk
Carol M, Owner at Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I'm so sorry to hear of your recent issue at the restaurant. I appreciate you letting me know what happened. I will address these concerns personally with the server working that evening and the kitchen staff. Both the sesame tuna and scampi linguine are usually...More

Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Irises has corrected its temporary lapse into mediocrity. It’s back to being one of my favorite restaurants in Plattsburgh, offering the atmosphere and innovation one might expect from a trendy eatery in a sprawling metropolis. The new menu has delicious and creative vegan and vegetarian...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 934elisef
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Very nice restaurant, service was good. Drinks are a little overpriced. Probably one of the top 4-5 restaurants in Plattsburgh.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Keith D
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We had a department Holiday party before Christmas and the decision was made to get it catered by this establishment. On the nose! I can't comment on eating in but the office delivery of the food was awesome as far as my lunch was concerned....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 133charlesk
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Parent weekend at SUNY Plattsburgh my family stopped at Ireses Cafe on a recommendation of a friend. We all enjoyed are food and atmosphere. We all wished they offered bread before are meal. Price was ok for what we got.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rebels3941
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

My coworker and I stopped in for lunch today. We were seated immediately and then waited 10 minutes for the waitress to bring us our menus. We ordered sandwiches and they were fantastic. I had a pork sandwich and he had the balsamic chicken special....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bigguynred
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Food is not bad. Drinks are good. Service is ok. Just a casual restaurant not something i go crazy for it

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KevinS9542
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

I recommend this place for lunch. Excellent food, quiet atmosphere, friendly wait staff and good music

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed July 10, 2018

In this university town, we chanced upon this wonderful treat after walking around,one evening seeing the lake and monument and checking out other posted menus. The food was delicious, well prepared and featured local produce. I had the seared tuna salad, while my adult grandson...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SoAmertransplant
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

I've been a few times and always enjoy a great meal. Highly recommended - service and food has always been excellent.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MarkW3865
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