Dinner Menu

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Hors d’oeuvre

Checkers Apple Salad • 6.5

Caramelized Walnuts, Grilled Onions, Membrillo Vinaigrette, Weissa Cheese

Roasted Beet Salad • 10

Hazelnuts, Goat Cheese, Hazelnut Vinaigrette

French Onion Soup • 6.5

Gruyere & Muenster Gratiné

Lobster Bisque • 6.5

Cream Sherry

Duck Liver Pate • 12

Whole Grain Mustard, Fig Preserves, Cornichons

Eggplant Rollatini • 12

Mozzarella & Pesto

Caesar Salad • 6.5

Romaine Hearts, Parmigiano-Reggiano

French Green Lentil Salad • 12

Watercress, Celery, Cherry Tomato, Dijon Vinaigrette

Tomato Bread Soup • 5.5

Chives

Pork Pozole • 12

Shredded Pork Belly, Hominy, Tomato Broth, Romaine, Radish, Onion

Peking Duck Tacos • 14

Chinese Barbecue Duck, Wonton Taco, Guacamole

Salt-Crusted Calamari • 12

Hot & Sour Sauce (contains sesame)

Seasonal

Steel Head Trout • 26

Roasted Beet Purée, Asparagus, Horseradish, Dijon Sauce

Grilled Swordfish • 24

Lemon Zest Yukon Gold Smashed, Paprika, Roasted Romanesco, Niçoise Olive Salsa, Chili Oil

Grilled Scottish Salmon • 27

Roasted Oyster Mushroom, Sautéed Kale, Orange Sauce

Grilled Coullotte Steak • 29

Roasted Red Potatoes, Baby Carrots, Mint Salsa Verde

Slow Roasted Pork Tenderloin • 27

Butternut Squash, Root Vegetables, Rapini, Brandy Pan Jus

Grilled Veal Strip • 30

Herb-infused Spätzle, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Black Currant Demi

Beef Bourguignon • 26

Grilled Sourdough Bread

Signature

Shrimp & Grits • 18

Southern-style Red Grits

Coffee-cured Petite Filet • 24

Potatoes Au Gratin, Asparagus, Port Wine Gastrique

Tuna Frites • 26

Wasabi Aioli, Tomato, Pickled Red Onion, Cilantro, Yuzu Soy Vinaigrette

Steak Frites • 26

Truffle & Mushroom-infused Butter

Bolognese • 18

Pappardelle Pasta

Crab Cake • 22

Cauliflower alla Siciliana, Asparagus, Remoulade

Roasted Chicken • 25

Mixed Mushrooms, Croutons, Thyme & Truffle Oil, Sautéed Spinach, Whipped Potatoes, Au Jus

Seared Diver Scallops • 25

Truffled Creamed Leeks, Port Wine Reduction

Accompaniments

each • 7
Pommes Frites • Sweet Potato Frites • Potatoes au Gratin
Whipped Potatoes • Spinach • Rapini • Red Potatoes • Sautéed Kale
Roasted Brussels Sprouts • Asparagus • Cauliflower alla Siciliana

Dining

Quiche Lorraine • 8
Eggs En Cocotte • 8

Truffled Creamed Leeks and Spinach

6-Minute Boiled Egg • 5
Brioche French Toast • 11

Bourbon Glazed Apple

Steak and Eggs • 16

6oz Flat Iron Steak, Fried Duck Egg, Roasted Red Peppers, Heirloom Tomato, Chili Aioli, Parmesan Focaccia Roll

Champion Benedicto • 14

Smoked Salmon, Zucchini Pancakes

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich • 12

Seasonal Vegetables, Mozzarella , Pesto, Olive Bread

Simply Cheese Burger • 14

Accompaniments

Nueske Wisconsin Bacon • 4
Home Fries • 5

Drinks

Bloody Mary • 5
Mimosa • 5
Selected Wines (by the glass) • 8

 




 
 
 

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Wine by the Glass

WHITE

Len de L’el/Mauzac/Sauvignon • 36/10

Domaine des Terrisses Vignoble Cazottes • 2014 • Gaillac, France

Riesling • 36/10

Galen Glen Stone Cellar, Fossil Vinyard • 2015 • Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania

Emir • 40/11

Turasan • 2015 • Cappadocia, Turkey

Chardonnay SIP certified • 50/14

True Myth Paragon Vinyard • 2014 • Edna Valley, California

Aligoté • 40/11

Giraudon • 2015 • Burgundy, France

Malvasia di Candia/Malvasia del Lazio/Bombino/Trebbiano/Greco • 32/9

Principe Pallavicini Frascati • Lazio, Italy

RED

Pinot Noir • 42/12

Les Voisins • 2015 • France

Grenache/Syrah/Mourvedre • 42/12

Domaine de Bérane • 2014 • Les Agapes, France

Primitivo/Negroamaro/Cabernet • 38/10

Surani Ares • 2012 • Puglia, Italy

Monastrell/Tempranillo/Syrah/Cabernet • 42/12

Bodegas Carchelo”C” • 2014 • Jumilla, Spain

Cabernet Sauvignon • 42/12

Malma Finca la Papay, NQN • 2013 • Patagonia, Argentina

Merlot/Cabernet • 42/12

Château Peynaud • 2014 • Bordeaux, France

ROSÉ

Cabernet Franc/Lemberger • 10/11

Anthony Road • Finger Lakes, NY

Chambourcin • 32/9

Pinnacle Ridge • Kutztown, PA

SPARKLING

Blanc de Blancs • 10

Sofia Coppola • California

Brut Prosecco • 12

Maschio • Veneto Italy

Secco Rosè • 12

Leo Hillinger • Burgenland, Austria

Brut • 15

Marquis de la Tour • Loire, France

Brut Rosé (375ml) • 32

Gruet • Albuquerque, New Mexico

Brut (375ml) • 60

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label • Champagne, France

Draught Beer

Kolsch • Wacker Brewing Co. • Lancaster, Pennsylvania • 6

5% ABV / N/A IBU / 16 oz

Clear, all-barley pale ale with bright straw-yellow hue, crisp and clean

Mosaic IPA • Saint Boniface Craft Brewing Co. •  Ephrata, Pennsylvania •  6

6.8% ABV / 69 IBU / 12 oz

Medium bodied American IPA has a sweet, bright nose and tropical fruity profile

Union Jack West Coast Style IPA • Firestone Walker Brewing Co. • Paso Robles, California •  6.5

7.5% ABV / 75 IBU / 16 oz

West Coast style, grapefruit/citrus flavors, pale malt sweetness

Bourbon Barrel-aged Vanilla Bean Stout • Avery Brewing Co. • Boulder, Colorado • 10

10.8% ABV / 29 IBU / 10 oz

Listed in the top 25 Beers for 2016! Six months in bourbon barrels and three types of vanilla beans (Tongan, Ugandan, and Mexican) complemented by essences of chocolate, caramel and molasses to round out this silky stout.

Pub Ale • Boddingtons • Manchester , England • 5

4.7% ABV / 26 IBU / 16 oz

Golden color, creamy, medium body, sweet flavor, pleasant finish

Classic Cocktails

James St. Cosmo • 10

Citrus-infused Vodka, Cointreau, Cranberry Juice

Negroni • 11

Blue Coat Gin, Campari, Sweet Vermouth, Orange Twist

007 Raincoat • 11

Rain Organic Vodka, Bluecoat Gin, Lillet Blonde

The Lumineer • 11

Sipsmith Gin, Elderflower Liqueur, Green Chartreuse, Orange Bitters, Lime Juice

Lemon Drop • 10

Citrus-infused Vodka, Limoncello, Sours, Sugar Rim

Michter’s Sazerac • 12

Rye Whiskey, Simple Syrup, Peychaud’s Bitters, Pernod, Lemon Twist

Moscow Mule • 10

Russian Standard Vodka, Lime Sours, Ginger Beer

Old Fashioned • 11

Jefferson’s Bourbon, Orange Slice, Simple Syrup, Bitters, Club Soda, Bourbon Cherries

Aviator • 11

Bombay Sapphire Gin, Elderflower Liqueur, Lime Sours

Champion Sidecar • 10

St. Remy Brandy, Triple Sec, Sours

Island Cocktails

Vacation is always in season at Checkers Bistro! Relax and enjoy!

 Melonberry Margarita • 9.5

Cazadores Blanco Tequila, Melon Liqueur, Blackberry Syrup, Sours, Salt Rim, Lime

Pink Paradise • 9.5

Shipwreck Coconut Rum, Amaretto, Pineapple Juice, Cranberry Juice

Tall, Dark & Stormy • 9.5


Gosling’s Black Rum, Lime Sours, Gosling’s Ginger Beer, Lime

Social Hour, Friday & Saturday

rule_checkers
9:00-11:00
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Drinks

*Last call at 10:45 PM

Draught and Selected Bottled Beer • 4
Select Wines by the Glass • 8
Specialty Cocktails • 8
Manhattan • 8

Jack Daniels or Jim Beam

Martini • 8

Sobieski Vodka or Gordon’s Gin

Dining

*Available 9:00-10:00PM

Pomme Frites • 5
Sweet Potato Frites • 5
Tri-color Beet Salad • 8

Hazelnuts, Goat Cheese, Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Duck Liver Paté • 10

Whole Grain Mustard, Fig Preserves, Cornichons

Duck Taco • 10

Chinese Barbeque Duck, Wonton Taco, Guacamole

Pork Belly • 14

Crispy Oysters, Lemon Sauce

 

Social Hour, Sunday – Thursday

rule_checkers

4:30-6:30 PM
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Drinks

Draught and Selected Bottled Beer • 4
Select Wines by the Glass • 8
Specialty Cocktails • 8
Manhattan • 8

Jack Daniels or Jim Beam

Martini • 8

Sobieski Vodka or Gordon’s Gin

Dining

Half Calamari • 6

Hot & Sour Sauce – contains sesame

Grilled Chicken Sausage • 6

Grilled Olive Bread, Pesto

Chicken Wings (limited order) • 6
Tempura Yellow Wax Beans • 6

Wasabi Aioli

Tri-color Beet Salad • 8

Hazelnuts, Goat Cheese, Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Pork Belly • 10

Crispy Oysters, Lemon Sauce

Simply Burger • 12

Lettuce, Tomato, Gruyere