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828.898.6800

Beginning October 7, 2019

NEW FALL/WINTER HOURS

Closed Monday and Tuesday

LUNCH

    Friday and Saturday

   11 am – 2 pm

DINNER

    Wednesday - Saturday

    5 pm – 9 pm

SUNDAY BRUNCH

   11 am – 2 pm

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

directions

RESERVATIONS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

© 2019 THE PAINTED FISH CAFE & BEER BAR • All rights reserved 

Lunch

Menus are subject to change and variations

SOUPS


PAINTED FRENCH ONION (bowl only)

CREAM of TOMATO (cup or bowl)

SOUP DU JOUR (cup or bowl)

APPETIZERS

FRIED GREEN BEANS

Fried and served with ranch

SMOKED TROUT DIP

Smoked local trout blended with creamy tartar sauce served with crostinis

BUFFALO CHICKEN EGGROLLS 

Hand rolled confit chicken blended with buffalo sauce 

SALADS

CLASSIC

baby iceberg, tomatoes, blue cheese, bacon bits

CLASSIC CAESAR

romaine, shaved parmesan, classic Caesar, warm herbed croutons

PAINTED SALAD

romaine, crumbled bleu cheese, candied pecans, mandarin oranges, sliced strawberries, 

served with a fat free raspberry vinaigrette

 

BABY LETTUCE SALAD

mixed kale, spinach, and arugula with shaved radish, dried cherries, toasted walnuts, crumbled local goat cheese, 

served with honey white balsamic dressing

BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN SALAD
iceburg lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, tossed in ranch topped with warm bacon bits and fried chicken breast

WEDGE

baby iceberg, topped with diced tomatoes, crumbled bleu cheese, warm bacon, served with lemon caesar dressing

 

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SALAD ADDITIONS

grilled chicken breast, *grilled salmon fillet, crispy fried oysters

 

HOUSE-MADE DRESSINGS
ranch, bleu cheese, 1000 island, honey mustard, fat-free balsamic vinaigrette, fat-free Italian, fat-free raspberry vinaigrette

SANDWICHES

All sandwiches served with choice of side

ADULT GRILLED CHEESE

Hearty white bread griddled crisp​ with provolone, cheddar, swiss, tomato slices and fresh basil leaves

CLASSIC BLT
Hearty white bread, shaved iceberg, thick cut bacon, local tomatoes and basil aioli 

 

STEAK SANDWICH

Shaved ribeye, caramelized onions, melted provolone, and a dijon aioli served on a toasted hoagie

 

REUBEN SANDWICH

Warm corned beef, sauerkraut, melted swiss and 1000 island dressing on grilled seedless rye

SHRIMP SALAD PO BOY

Creamy shrimp salad with fresh tomatoes, shaved iceberg on a toasted hoagie

BURGERS

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LOCAL GRASS-FED BURGER

8oz medium, lettuce, tomato, served with natural cut French Fries

BEYOND BURGERS

Vegan, soy-based burger

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, cambozola cheese and truffle aioli

 

TOPPINGS

bacon, grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, fresh jalapeños, fried egg,  American, cheddar, Swiss,

pepper jack, provolone, blue cheese OR goat cheese

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SIDES

Natural cut fries, creamy coleslaw, house-made chips, strawberries

 

Substitute a cup of du jour or tomato soup

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*