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Evening Star Cafe

2000 Mount Vernon Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22301
www.eveningstarcafe.net

DELIVERY: No   TAKEOUT: Yes

 

Soups and Salads
Daily Soup $5.00
Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo $5.00
Endive $7.00
Toasted walnuts, stilton cheese, pomegranate vinaigrette
Classic Caesar $7.00
Romaine hearts, chipotle Caesar dressing, boquerones
Mediterranean $8.00
Romaine, arugula, roasted red peppers, black olives, feta, grilled onions, yellow tomato vinaigrette
Entrée Salads
Grilled Tuna $10.00
Cilantro pesto, tatsoi, red onion, baby radish, carrot & cucumber noodles, carrot vinaigrette
Flank Steak $9.00
Seasoned flank steak, baby spinach, arugula, apple, candied walnuts, horseradish vinaigrette, brie crostini
Star Cobb Salad $8.00
Grilled chicken, grilled corn, red & green peppers, blue cheese, bacon, buttermilk lime dressing, iceberg wedge
Sandwiches
Muffaletta $7.00
Genoa ham, salami, pepperoni, provolone and marinated olive spread on Italian country bread
Majestic Burger $8.00
With cheddar, Swiss or blue cheese add $0.75; with bacon, add $1
Prosciutto & Goat Cheese Panini $7.00
House made focaccia, arugula pesto, tomato, caramelized onions
Barbecue Chicken Sandwich $8.00
Hot pulled chicken, crispy fried onions
Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich $7.00
Served with a small bowl of the soup of the day
Classic Reuben $8.00
Choice of corned beef or turkey with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and thousand island dressing on lite rye
Veggie Sandwich $8.00
Grilled portobello, tofu cake, fresh mozzarella, tomato & herb aioli
Fish Tacos $8.00
Breaded tilapia, coriander slaw, fresh flour tortillas
Turkey Sandwich $7.00
Smoked turkey, sprouts, pickles, bacon, dijonnaise, brie, multigrain bread
Fried Chicken Sandwich $8.00
Jalapeno cheddar and scallion biscuit, braised greens with bacon, jalapeno mac & cheese
The Star Club $8.00
Corned beef, turkey & Swiss triple decker, romaine & bacon slaw
All Beef Hot Dog $6.00
Bacon & cheddar potato salad, coleslaw; with sauerkraut, add $0.75
Not a Sandwich
Jambalaya $9.00
Chicken, andouille sausage & shrimp served in a classic Louisiana rice stew
Appetizers
Daily Soup $4.00
Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo $5.00
Almond-Crusted Brie $10.00
Drizzled truffle honey, sliced granny smith apple and assorted crackers
Flash Fried Squid $7.00
Chipotle-honey dipping sauce
Mixed Grill $11.00
Scallop and maple ancho-glazed house-braised bacon, creamed corn, avocado puree
Wild Mushroom Knodel $8.50
Roasted mushroom duxelle, ricotta, braised market greens, goat cheese emulsion
PEI Mussels $10.00
Roquefort cheese & chardonnay sauce
Duck Spring Rolls $8.00
House cured & braised duck, caramel garlic basil sauce
Salads
Mixed Greens $5.00
Bistro vinaigrette
Endive Salad $8.00
Stilton-stuffed poached pear, sliced port vinaigrette, walnuts
Chipotle Pepper Caesar Salad $7.00
Boquerones
Roasted Beet Salad $10.00
Arugula, pistachio-crusted fried goat cheese, grilled red onion, sherry vinaigrette
Bistro Salad $9.00
Field greens, crispy serrano, grilled red onion, macerated raisins, soft poached egg, hazelnut lime vinaigrette
Entrees
Pan-Seared Salmon Filet $18.00
Market setup
Brined and Roasted Chicken $20.00
Bone-in chicken breast, jalapeno mac & cheese, braised greens, thyme pan gravy
Sweet Potato Gnocchi $17.00
Roasted market mushrooms, sauteed spinach, sage cream
Sea Scallops $25.00
Bacon & sprout hash, fennel cream, fig vincotta
Grilled Pork Chop $23.00
Pumpkin & andouille sausage hash, apple cider gastrique
Pan-Seared Tuna $25.00
White bean ragout, puttanesca sauce
Oven-Roasted Barramundi $21.00
Tasso ham & blue cheese grits, tomato beurre blanc
Grilled Beef Tenderloin $26.00
Roasted garlic and buttermilk mashed potatoes, sauteed spinach, rosemary and parmesan onion crisps, bordelaise sauce
Forever Braised Short Ribs $23.00
Butternut squash & boursin risotto, braising jus
Desserts
Crème Fraiche & Vanilla Bean Cheesecake $6.00
Gingersnap & Graham Cracker crust, apricot compote
Chocolate Layer Cake $7.00
Ganache, espresso, whipped cream
Peanut Butter & Chocolate Tart $8.00
Peanut butter mousse, ganache center, iced milk
Key Lime Pie $7.00
Lime Chantilly cream
Crème Brulee $6.00
Flavors change daily
Lounge Menu
Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo $6.00
Soup of the Day $5.00
Louisiana Jambalaya with Grilled Shrimp $9.00
Fish Tacos $8.00
Breaded tilapia, coriander slaw and house cut fries
Grilled Flat Bread $6.00
Chef's choice, ask for today's selection
All Beef Hot Dog $6.00
Cheddar bacon potato salad, house made slaw
Flash-Fried Squid $7.00
Chipotle honey dipping sauce
Star Club $8.00
Corned beef, turkey and Swiss double decker, romaine and bacon slaw, served with house-cut fries
Chickpea Hummus $5.00
Celery, carrots, pita bread
Majestic Burger $9.00
Lettuce, tomato, onion and house-cut fries; with cheddar, American, Swiss or blue cheese add $0.75; with bacon, add $1; with fried egg on top add $1.25
Brunch Specials
Eggs Benedict $8.00
Traditional eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon and homemade Hollandaise - served with hash brown potatoes
Crab Cake Eggs Benedict $11.00
Jumbo lump crab meat and poached eggs on English muffins, topped with our homemade Hollandaise
Brisket and Eggs $11.00
Braised beef brisket with three eggs, any style, and toast
Pecan Buttermilk Pancakes $8.00
Buttermilk pancakes with fresh pecans served with applewood smoked bacon
Ham and Cheddar Cheese Omelet $7.00
Served with hash brown potatoes
Bacon, Egg and Cheese Sandwich $6.00
Two scrambled eggs with bacon and American cheese on white bread, served with hash browns
Cinnamon-Apple French Toast $8.00
Served with pure maple syrup and Andouille sausage
Quiche $8.00
With spinach, mushrooms, tomato and gruyere cheese, served with fresh fruit
Salads
Mixed Greens $5.00
With bistro vinaigrette
Endive and Stilton $7.00
With pomegranate vinaigrette and toasted walnuts
Haricots Verts $7.00
With radish, red onion, ginger vinaigrette
Chipotle Pepper Caesar Salad $7.00
With boquerones
Toast and Jam $1.50
Applewood Smoked Bacon $3.00
Sausage Links $3.00
Garlic Cheese Grits $2.50
Fresh Fruit $3.00
Lunch Specials
Soup of the Day $4.00
Chicken & Andouille Sausage Gumbo $5.00
Majestic Burger $8.00
With french fries; with cheese, add $0.75
Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich $7.00
Served with the soup of the day
Smoked Salmon & Egg Salad Wrap $8.00
With red onion & capers, small mixed greens salad

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