Finished with a bleu cheese dulce, warm bacon jam, sautéed spinach & mashed potatoes.
Seared Ahi tuna with a dried cherry & caramlized onion sweet & sour compote, served with Himalayan red rice & Brussels sprouts.
Butternut Squash & Pumpkin Lasagna
Butternut squash, mushrooms, spinach, mozzarella, provolone & a pumpkin ricotta lasagna finished with a candied walnut-sage pesto cream.
Bistro Short Ribs
Tender boneless short ribs in beef braise, with beets, roasted fingerlings, roasted chef veggies & truffle oil float.
Pan seared duck breast, cranberry-orange preserves, cranberry drizzle, Himalayan red rice & roasted chef veggies.
Grilled Italian Meatloaf
Grilled veal, pork & beef meatloaf finished with a marsala ketchup , mashed potatoes & seared Brussels sprouts.
Risotto Of The Day
Chef's selection of fresh ingredients with arborio rice. Market Price
Gluten Free Bread Can Be Substituted For $2.50.
An Angus beef patty braised in Bell's Amber Ale, topped with lettuce, tomato & red onion on a brioche bun. Served with parmesan potato wedges.
Yogurt & spice marinated beef, pickled onion, sun dried tomato, kalamata olives, feta & curried artichoke pesto on a grilled Lebanese flat bread. Served with root chips.
A pan-seared salmon fillet layered with peppered bacon, lettuce, tomato & herbed mayo on oatmeal bread. Served with Bistro fries.
New England Lobster Roll
Tender New England lobster meat lightly dressed with lemon-herb mayo on a buttery roll with butter lettuce & tomato. Served with root chips.
Grilled Chicken Club
Grilled Chicken, roasted jalapeno cream cheese, bacon jam, lettuce, tomato & red onion on a pretzel bun served with Bistro fries.
Grilled Salmon Burger
A grilled house ground salmon patty, topped with leaf lettuce, tomato, red onion & meyer lemon aioli on a pretzel bun. Served with root chips.
Sides & Extras
Parmesan Potato Wedges
Sweet Potato Fries
Sprecher Root Beer
Stewart's Orange 'n Cream
Flavored Iced Tea or Lemonade
Strawberry or Peach Smoothie
Voss Artesian Water
Still or Sparkling
Brewed Iced Tea
Cranberry Juice, Orange Juice or Lemonade
Sumatra Coffee or Decaf Coffee
Assorted Hot Teas
*Menu is subject to change. *May be cooked to order. Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.
To-Die For Desserts
Meyer Lemon Custard Cake
A lemony pudding cake made in house and served with a mixed berry coulis & powdered sugar.
Vanilla Creme Brulee
A delicate, creamy vanilla bean custard topped with brown sugar & caramelized to a rich toffee crust.
Add Mixed Berries
Icebox Key Lime Pie
A key lime custard baked in a graham cracker crust, finished with a white chocolate drizzle.
Peanut Caramel Sundae
Vanilla ice cream & crispy peanut phyllo wafer in a Frangelico & peanut caramel sauce.
Frangelico & Kahlua soaked lady fingers covered with espresso custard & grated chocolate.
New York Cheesecake
A rich & creamy cheesecake, made by Victorian Bakery, topped with a mixed berry compote.
Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwich
Drizzled with chocolate syrup, and served between pâté a choux with whipped cream.
Desserts From the Bar
"Six Grapes" Reserve Porto, W & J Graham's, Portugal
Antique Tawny, Museum Reserve, Yulumba, Australia
Alvada Maderia, Blandy's, Portugal
Chocolate Amore, Trentadue Winery, California
After Dinner Cocktails
Kahlua, Baileys, Frangelico, & Grand Marnier with Sumatra Coffee.
Cinnamon French Toast
Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey, Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon & Buttershots on the rocks.
Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, Baileys Kahlua, White & Dark Godiva & a splash of cream.
Dinners, Sides & Salads
Baked eggplant stuffed with herbed ricotta topped with Italian cheeses & marinara.
Wellington (Beef or Salmon)
Baked beef or salmon wrapped with mushroom duxelles and wrapped with puff pastry.
Grilled Flank Steak
Grilled balsamic marinated flank steak served with a mushroom demi glace.
Finished with a dill cream sauce.
Stuffed Chicken Breast
Stuffed with bacon, gorgonzola & caramelized onions. Finished with a chicken veloute.
Roasted asparagus zucchini, squash, boursin cheese, roasted red pepper, & spinach baked in a brioche crust.
Coq au Vin
Fresh chicken braised in a red wine stock with onions, celery and mushrooms.
Choice of 2
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
Green Bean Almondine
Roasted Red Skin Potatoes
Wild Rice Medley
Choice of 1
Traditional Greens Salad
Beverages are available-Please inquire from our Staff.
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, all available in individual or 2liter bottles.
Voss Sparkling or Still waters available.
Grape, blueberry, orange or cherry.
All of our selections by the bottle are available.
Our entire wine list is available for you party.
Minimum of 8 people
Vegetarian or Tuscan. Served with a garden salad and ciabatta bread.
Spicy chicken wrapped in corn tortillas topped with ranchero and cheddar cheese. Served with Spanish rice and black beans.
A black quesadilla stuffed with scallions, tomatoes, cheddar cheese. Served with tortilla chips, salsa, & sour cream.
Bistro Mac & Cheese
Cavatappi pasta tossed with andouille sausage and mushrooms in a creamy smoked cheddar cheese sauce.
Chicken Caesar or Garden Salad
Served with a side of fruit.
Served with mashed potatoes and a mushroom sauce.
Grilled chicken served over wild rice medley with a lemon, caper and tomato butter sauce.
Choice of Meats, Cheese and Breads
Choice of Meat
Black Forest Ham
Over Roasted Turkey Breast
Roasted Pork Loin
Choice Of Cheese
Choice of Bread
Sunflower Cracked Wheat
Sandwiches & Wraps
all sandwiches & wraps include chips (minimum of 6 people). Make it a boxed lunch for an extra $2. All of our Wraps, deli sandwiches, chicken or tuna sandwiches are available. It includes a choice of cookie or brownie and an apple.
Grilled chicken on a house made pretzel roll with Dijon aioli, lettuce, tomato, red onion and provolone cheese.
A house made veggie burger topped with herb mayonnaise, lettuce tomato and onion, Served on a house made bun.
Mojo marinated pork on a Cuban roll with grilled onions, Swiss cheese and a sweet and tangy mustard sauce.
Spicy Black Bean
Spicy black beans wrapped with pico de gallo, cheddar cheese, and lettuce.
Spicy chipotle hummus, tabouleh, cucumber, feta cheese & black olives in a lawash wrap.
The Oakwood Bistro is a restaurant that offers the best dining experience in Kalamazoo, Southwest Michigan. Our mouthwatering menus of food and wine alike will excite and surprise even the most sophisticated and discerning palate. Our restaurant offers a full bar featuring microbrews, nightly martini specials, and a wine list which is considered by many to be one of the best around. We are best known for our use of many fresh, local ingredients, outstanding nightly dinner features, and menu favorites like Black Cherry Ginger Pork Loin and Crab Cakes with a Lobster Buerre Blanc. The Oakwood Bistro can accommodate up to 35 people in a large banquet area inside of our restaurant, offers carryout service, and is also available to provide individualized catering to small or large functions in Kalamazoo and its surrounding areas.