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The Bistro at Childress Vineyards

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Sun, 6/16
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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Cup 4
Bowl 6
Seasonal Soup
Tomato Chèvre Soup
4 Cup‏ / 6 Bowl
Bang Bang Fried Shrimp
Sweet Chili Glaze, Scallions
Fire Roasted Red Pepper & Spinach Dip
Chèvre, Flatbread
NC Local Cheese Board
Chef ’s Choice of Five Kinds of Cheese, House-Made Jam, Olive Tapenade, Orange Honey, Artisan Crackers
Add Charcuterie: 8
Honey Walnut Chicken Salad
Mixed Greens, Seasonal Fruit, Muffin
Romaine, Crispy Bacon, Onion, Parmesan, Croutons, Parmesan Crisps
Mixed Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Olives, Pepperoncini, Feta, Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette
Heirloom Tomato Caprese
Fresh Mozzarella, Aged Balsamic Reduction, Fresh Basil, Smoked Salt
Grilled Shrimp: 8
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Grilled Salmon: 9
Half & Half
Half of‏ Your Choice of Sandwich with Your Choice of Cup of Soup or Half Salad+
Honey Walnut Chicken Salad Croissant
Red Leaf Lettuce, Tomato, Croissant
Judy’s Chicken Wrap
Bacon, Cheese, Chipotle, Tortilla Wrap
Fried Green Tomato BLT
Toasted Camino Bakery Sourdough, House-Made Pimento Cheese, Leaf Lettuce, Crisp Bacon
Richard’s Reuben
House Corned Beef, House Sauerkraut, Gruyere, Russian Dressing, Jewish Rye
Austin’s Italian Wrap*
Lightly Toasted Garlic Wrap, Sliced Ham, Salami, Provolone, Leaf Lettuce, Heirloom Tomato, Red Wine Vinaigrette, Pepperoncini Peppers, Red Onion
Bistro Burger*
House-Cured Bacon, Cabot®   White Cheddar, Confit Onions, Roasted Tomatoes, Fried House Pickles
Grilled Cheese & Choice of Soup*
Texas Toast, Sharp Cheddar
All sandwiches come with your choice of House Cut Fries,
Sweet Potato Fries, Fresh Fruit, Cup of Soup, Caesar Salad or House Salad.
*Grilled Cheese‏ & Soup does not include a choice of side.  * These items are not available in the Half & Half.
Grilled Petit Filet of Beef
Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes, Sautéed Green Beans, Crispy Shallots, Garlic Lobster Butte
Pan Seared U-10 Scallops
Fresh Spring Peas, Pancetta, Shaved Asparagus, Roasted Marble Potatoes, Caramelized Cippolini Onions, Lemon Buerre Blanc
Pan Seared Salmon
Orzo, Roasted Summer Squash, Heirloom Grape Tomatoes, Sunflower Seed Pesto
House Braised Pork Tacos
Grilled Corn & Poblano Salsa, Corn Tortilla, Black Bean Aioli, Chipotle Sour Cream, Fresh Lime
*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
*These items‏ may be served raw or undercooked or may contain raw or undercooked ingredients.
$4 - $31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Drinks
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were meeting friends for lunch. From the drive through the vineyard to the Bistro, the grounds were beautiful. Our server was Baili B, and she was fantastic. She went above and beyond, offering food suggestions, wine pairings. It was the first time we met...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to their restaurant and was for lunch. Seat at a table with a great view. Waitress was fantastic. Ordered grilled cheese and tomato soup. Excellent. My wife had a burger and said it was the best she ever had. Their...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank richinvermont
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Our family ate here today while visiting Childress Vineyards. We were able to sit outside on the patio. The weather was perfect and gorgeous. Our food was delicious. We paired it with a bottle of Reisling which was wonderful. We even enjoyed a brownie bite...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AmyE1523
Reviewed March 18, 2019

I visited The Bistro at Childress with a group of friends for St Patrick's Day. We could not have scripted a more perfect experience from the service to the food. Blake was our server the day we visited and we wanted for nothing from the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Childress Vineyard is an absolutely gorgeous spot inside and outside. The Bistro has very good food, but it is over-priced. Also, the hours of operation are odd... the Bistro is only open for lunch, not for dinner. I have attended weddings and receptions at CV...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beth G
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

This is a well kept, beautiful winery and so os the bistro. Our server, Tiffany, was great. A flight of wines, several options from which to choose, works so good. The lobster dip appetizer was delicious, but extremely rich and salty. The bread to dip...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bud G
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Very good fresh food. Last time there at a bone in pork chop that was cooked to perfection with sweet potatoes and a glaze. Service was good and attentive. Had a bottle of Childress wine that paired well with the chop.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LexingtonAtty
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

My husband and i enjoy lunch. I love it when they have my favorite which is Tomato Basil Soup. We both also enjoy the Judy Wrap. They have a wonderful wine selection to choose from making for a perfect lunch.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank veggielover2
Reviewed December 19, 2018

The BIstro is very popular especially at holiday time, so be sure to make reservations well in advance. They have a room to rent for parties as well as the Bistro restaurant open to the public. Food is very good, but menu is somewhat limited....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SouthernBred59
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch was a great time to eat at The Bistro. We made reservations the day before for 12:30. The bistro was not crowded. We were seated right away. The bistro overlooks the vineyard grounds. It seems that in the spring or fall the sliders...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Tiffany S
August 19, 2016|
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Response from JMJ024 | Reviewed this property |
It is suggested. We always make reservations
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Ask the Restaurant. It is on their website.
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Response from RayLorraine | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, they are open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Noon to 3 on Sundays.
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