Herbed Oil topped with New England lobster, roasted red peppers, roasted garlic, scallions, chevre & our house cheese blend.
Pepperoni, House made Italian Sausage, mushrooms, black olives, mozzarella & provolone cheese & fresh basil over red sauce.
Burnt Ends Pizza
BBQ sauce topped with burnt brisket ends, pickled jalapeno, red onion, green pepper, smoked cheddar cheese & house cheese blend.
Red sauce with prosciutto, green olives, feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes & our house cheese blend.
Artichoke hearts, black olives, spinach, parmesan cheese & fresh mozzarella over pesto sauce.
Feta cheese, sun dried tomatoes, black olives, red onions & spinach over herbed olive oil with our own blend of cheeses.
Additional pizza Toppings
Roasted Red Peppers
Signature Entrees & Pastas
Gluten Free Pasta Can Substituted For $3.50.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Twin cornmeal crusted fried chicken breasts drizzled with a chili-agave syrup, Served with braised collard greens & jalapeno hush puppies.
Grilled Atlantic Salmon
Grilled & finished with a rhubarb-ginger gastriqe, served with roasted fingerling potatoes & grilled asparagus.
Pesto infused ricotta gnudi tossed with roasted tomatoes, red onion, baby arugula & parmesan cheese. Finished with balsamic syrup & extra virgin olive oil drizzle.
Ham Brined Ribs
A full pound of smoked ribs, smothered with rootbeer-ginger BBQ. Served with Bistro fries & grilled asparagus.
Grilled Flank Steak
Kiwi-soy marinated flank steak, black beans and rice & grilled asparagus. Finished with jalapeno-cilantro coulis.
Mediterranean Vegetable Cavatappi
Cavattapi tossed with red onion, cherry tomato, red & green bell peppers, artichoke hearts, spinach, roasted garlic & feta in a white wine-butter sauce.
Lake Superior Whitefish
Herb crusted & pan seared, served with white cheddar mashed potatoes & sautéed green beans. Drizzled with meyer lemon aioli, fried capers & extra virgin olive oil.
House Smoked Brisket
Sliced smoked brisket topped with warm bacon jam & balsamic reduction. Served with white cheddar mashed potatoes & sautéed green beans.
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.
Tender house smoked beef brisket, melted smoked cheddar, Alabama white BBQ sauce, fresh tomato, pickled red onion & bacon jam on a pretzel bun. Served with sweet potato fries.
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.
House made falafel, roasted pepper hummus, spinach, feta & pickled onion in a grilled flat bread. Served with root chips.
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
Reed's Ginger Beer
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.