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828.898.6800

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING

TAKE-OUT AND CURBSIDE SERVICES ONLY

2941 Tynecastle Highway • Banner Elk, NC  28604 • at the foot of Sugar Mountain

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© 2020 THE PAINTED FISH CAFE & BEER BAR • All rights reserved 

Dinner

Menus are subject to change and variations

SOUPS


HOUSE-MADE FRENCH ONION (bowl only)

CREAMY TOMATO (cup or bowl)

SOUP DU JOUR (cup or bowl)

SALADS

PAINTED SALAD

Fresh romaine lettuce, strawberries, mandarin oranges, bleu cheese crumbles, candied pecans and a raspberry vinaigrette

*CAESAR

Romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese and a classic Caesar dressing

 

WEDGE

Baby iceberg, tomatoes, bleu cheese crumbles, bacon, and your choice of dressing

 

BABY GREEN SALAD

Kale, spinach, and arugula, radish, dried cherries, toasted walnuts, goat cheese, dressed with honey and white balsamic vinaigrette

CLASSIC SPINACH SALAD

Baby spinach topped with fresh mushrooms, shaved red onions, boiled egg slices and a warm bacon vinaigrette 

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SALAD ADDITIONS
salmon, chicken breast, oysters

 

HOUSE-MADE DRESSINGS

ranch, bleu cheese, raspberry vinaigrette, honey and white balsamic vinaigrette, honey mustard, thousand island, caesar

ENTREES

GF: Gluten-free meal • DF: Dairy-free meal

 

 

SPECIAL OF THE DAY 

Ask your server

PAINTED MAC

Shrimp, cavatappi, spinach and cremini mushrooms, four cheese herb sauce

Additional Toppings: Chicken, Shrimp, Crab & Vegetarian

FILET MIGNON

Filet served with mashed potatoes, julienne vegetables and bleu cheese demi glaze 

 

*SESAME TUNA (GF)

Pan-seared rare with wasabi aioli and soy glaze, served with risotto and sautéed spinach, topped with Asian slaw

 

PECAN TROUT (GF)

Pecan-crusted with citrus butter served with spinach and Anson Mill grits

SALMON (GF)

Pan seared medium and brushed with a lemon infused local honey served with sweet mashed potatoes and sauteed spinach

CHICKEN POT PIE 

Slow cooked and tender white meat chicken with carrots, onions and peas in a rich creamy suace topped with a warm crisp pastry crust

BLUEBERRY BABY BACK RIBS (GF)

Pork ribs brushed with a our blueberry BBQ sauce served with mashed potatoes and green beans 

CASHEW STIR FRY

Chicken tossed with spinach, peppers, onions, mushrooms, toasted cashews, ramen noodles and a spicy Thai chili sauce

Additional Toppings: Chicken, Crab or Shrimp

PORK CHOP

12oz. Pork chop, lightly blackened, grilled medium with house made baked beans and collard greens 

BLACKENED CHICKEN ALFREDO

Chicken breast pan seared, over fresh pappardelle pasta tossed with juilenne vegetables and a rich alfredo sauce topped with shaved asiago 

CLASSIC AMERICAN MEATLOAF

Housemade and served with Yukon mashed potatoes and green beans 

BEEF STROGANOFF 

Tenderloin pieces slow simmered in a rich sour cream and beef demi glaze with crimini mushrooms, and egg noodles

BURGERS 

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BEEF BURGER

8oz. Local grass fed, burger served medium with lettuce, tomato and pickle

PAINTED BURGER

8oz. Local grass fed, goat cheese, fresh jalapeños, sriracha aioli

CLASSIC BURGER

8oz. Local grass fed, bacon, American cheese and raw onion

BLACK & BLUE BURGER

Blackened burger, bacon, caramelized onions and melted blue cheese 

ULTIMATE BURGER

Foie gras, crispy prosciutto, caramelized onions, camboloza cheese and truffle aioli 

BEYOND BURGERS

Beet and vegetable based burger, can be paired with any of the speciality burgers

ADDITIONAL BURGER TOPPINGS

Bacon, Grilled Onions, Grilled Mushrooms, Fresh Jalapeños, Spicy Pickles, Fried Egg

Cheese: American, Cheddar, Swiss, Pepper Jack, Provolone

Add Blue Cheese or Goat Cheese

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SIDES

Risotto, Sweet Mash Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Julienne Vegetables, Green Beans, Spinach,

Brussels Sprout Petals, French Fries

 

BEVERAGES & SPECIALTY DRINKS

YOUR CHOICE

 

soft drinks, iced tea, fresh squeezed lemonade, house-blend fair trade coffee

Ask about our artisan beers or list of boutique wines by the glass or bottle

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*Consuming raw or undercooked poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase risk of foodborne illness*