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Medina's Village Bistro


430 Main St. | Chimney Rock, NC | 828.989.4529

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In  the heart of Chimney Rock Village lies a little Bistro named Medina’s.
Come hang out with the locals and area guests while having something fresh and delicious to eat.



 John and Megan and Staff Welcome You to Our Restaurant!

 Celebrating our 6th year in business!

We hope you find something tasty to eat while you are visiting us.
We also hope you make great memories while you spend time in this incredible area.

Try our World Famous Cinnamon Rolls and our Roasted Red Pepper and Smoked Gouda Cheese Soup!



Meet Our Farmers >


Medina’s Village Bistro has been featured in:


  • Chimney Rock & Hickory Nut Falls

    Chimney Rock & Hickory Nut Falls

  • Cranberry Walnut French Toast

    Cranberry Walnut French Toast

  • Royal Hash

    Royal Hash

  • Eat on Medina's Patio!

    Eat on Medina's Patio!

  • Lunch Chicken Salad

    Lunch Chicken Salad

  • Chicken BLT

    Chicken BLT

  • Traditional Bacon and Eggs

    Traditional Bacon and Eggs

  • Homemade Desserts To Go

    Homemade Desserts To Go

  • Meat and Cheese plate

    Meat and Cheese plate

  • French Toast with Peaches

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Dinner Specials

Wednesday, October 12 through Saturday, October 15, 2016

Specials served from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  We also offer our regular menu from 11am – close.    


Soups of the Day Soup of the Day or try our Roasted Red Pepper Bisque Cup:  4 /Bowl:  7.25

Spinach & Artichoke Dip or Buffalo Ranch Chicken DipServed with tortilla chips.   8

Horseradish Cheese DipDive into this with our grilled crostini.    8

Antipasto – This appetizer is loaded with Capicola ham, salami, provolone, lettuce, tomatoes, red peppers and pepperoncinis. Small- 7.50/ Large -9.50

Shrimp Cocktail- Fresh, Cold & Crisp

Served with John’s homemade spicy cocktail sauce and fresh lemon wedge.

1/3lb-10           1/2lb-13

Grilled CrostiniGrilled Ciabatta Rounds with  olive oil.-4


Pretzel Bread and Butter-4


Dinner entrées come with your choice of a soup or a salad, fresh vegetable of the day, and starch of the day. Pasta entrées come with your choice of soup or salad.

Add grilled garlic local shiitake mushrooms-4.50


Panko Crusted Whitefish We just can’t keep this off the menu!  A local favorite, this light tasting flaky fish is coated with a blend of parmesan and panko crumbs.   John pan sears it ‘til crispy then serves his special red pepper tartar sauce on the side.  18

Local Trout with Lemon Basil Compound Butter

A generous portion prepared by pan-searing a butterflied trout filet and then topping it with a parmesan peppercorn compound butter.   21


Chargrilled Center Cut Chop –Hand cut 10 oz. chop is buttered and seasoned while chargrilling it for seriously delicious flavor. This week’s chop is topped with a local apple compote made with our local fresh Cider Mill cider.  21

Chicken and Pasta

Chicken Marsala

All natural juicy chicken breast is lightly floured then sautéed with crimini mushrooms, oil, garlic, butter, sweet marsala wine reduction and a brown demi-glace.  A sprinkle of parsley decorates this dish.- 17


Blackened Chicken Alfredo

John’s delectable homemade pasta Alfredo combines with a linguine pasta with sautéed mushrooms and roasted peppers and an all natural chicken breasts chargrilled with a blackened spice.  Served with garlic toast.- 20


Chicken Piccata

All natural juicy chicken breast is tenderly cooked in garlic, lemons, white wine and flavorful capers for a mouth watering dish.  Served with tasty Picatta sauce.-17


Linguine with Meat Sauce– Enjoy oodles of noodles smothered by John’s meat sauce consisting of a house recipe. Loaded with vegetables, ground beef, sausage, and perfect Italian seasonings, this combination makes a perfect pasta dish.  Served over fettucine noodles.  Served with garlic toast for mopping up that yummy sauce.   Manga!    13


Filet Mignon Blackened with Buttermilk Blue Cheese – Hand cut and chargrilled to your preferred temperature, this filet is so tender you can cut it with a fork. Topped with our house made crispy onion straws and creamy Béarnaise sauce.  36

Stockyard’s Strip Steak-John’s hand cut steaks are not to be beat for quality and delectable flavor.  This Stockyard NY Strip has a house seasoning rub before it is chargrilled.   Sauteed local Deer Valley Farm shiitake mushrooms top this week’s steak.   29


What’s new at Medina’s? You ask??

Liquor License!!

Now you can enjoy your favorite cocktail with dinner.

We will be adding inventory!



Our Famous Cinnamon Rolls

These rolls, affectionately mentioned in both Southern Living and Our State magazines are served warm, topped with cream cheese icing, and sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon.   3.25 

High Tower Chocolate Cake

Luscious high tower chocolate cake. Calling your name!  6

Frozen Mud Pie– 

Pumpkin Spice homemade ice cream layered with fudge and cookie crumbs. Topped with a little extra love–whipped cream and chocolate sauce.-  5.5

Homemade Ice Cream of the Day   – Ask your server for tonight’s flavors.   2/scoop


An Italian delight made right!  Ladyfingers are layered with whipped mascarpone cheese and coffee liqueur.  Topped with a dollop of whipped cream and cinnamon.  5

Homemade Bread Pudding

Made with Medina’s cinnamon rolls and lots of gooey sweet stuff.  It is just wonderful!  5.5

Pie of the day  –

Served with a scoop of our homemade vanilla ice cream. 5.5

Medina’s Gift Certificates…Available Any Time!


Call ahead for Carry Out Orders or for Reservations…1.828.989.4529

430 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720



FOUNTAIN – Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mr. Pibb, Pink Lemonade, Root Beer, Fresh Brewed Sweetened or Unsweetened Premium Iced Tea, Premium Regular Coffee or Decaf Coffee (Dining Room To Go Refills are 1.50), V8 Juice, Tomato Juice, Apple Juice, and Orange Juice, Hot Tea  *Lots of Extra Lemons-$1 additional


ADDITIONAL DRINKS – Small Juice-1.50, V8 Pomegranate with Energy-2.75, Mineral H20 Small- Large-And Other Select Cooler Drinks, Tea Forte Hot Teas-$3.50, TO GO DRINK-32 oz. To Go Drink-2.69


Gluten free chips are available.

Grilled Crostini – Grilled with olive oil. 4

Spinach & Artichoke Dip – Served bubbling hot with tortilla chips. $8

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip – Shredded chicken with buffalo sauce, cheeses, and ranch. With tortilla chips. 8

Antipasto – Select Ham, Capicola, and salami marinated with garlic vinaigrette, mixed greens, tomatoes, green olives, and pepperoncinis. Small 7.50 / Large 9.50

Pretzel Bread & Butter – 4


Two homemade soups daily. 4 cup / 7.25 bowl



Dressing Choices: Ranch, Poppyseed, 1000 Island, French, House Garlic Vinaigrette, Creamy Italian, and Honey Mustard. Blue Cheese Dressing or Blue Cheese Crumbles add 1.25. Add Chicken Salad, All Natural Chicken Breast, or Tuna Salad for 4.

Side Salad – Mixed greens with lettuce, tomatoes, cheddar, and homemade croutons. 4

Side Caesar – Crisp Romaine with parmesan, homemade croutons, and homemade Caesar dressing. 4.50
Add Anchovies 1.25  Add Gourmet White Anchovies 1.75

House Salad / Grilled Chicken House Salad – Mixed greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, shredded cheddar, homemade croutons, egg, shredded carrot, and red onion.

Caesar Salad / Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad – Crisp Romaine with grated parmesan, homemade croutons, and homemade Caesar dressing. 8.75/10.25
Add Anchovies 1.25  Add Gourmet White Anchovies 1.75

Chopped Club Salad – Chopped mixed greens, Swiss, ham, turkey, tomatoes, green olives, egg, & bacon. 11.29

Salad Sampler – A scoop of homemade albacore tuna salad and all natural chicken salad, homemade coleslaw, and fresh fruit on mixed green. 10.79

Cheddar Ranch Chicken Salad – Mixed greens with marinated grilled chicken breast, smoked cheddar cheese, croutons, and tomatoes. Served w/ Ranch dressing. 9.79

Fresh Fruit and Maytag Blue Cheese Salad – Maytag Blue Cheese, Mixed Greens, Fresh Fruit, Craisins, Carrot, Croutons, and House Garlic Vinaigrette. Served with sunflower oat toast. 12.29

Add to any salad – Bacon 1.75, Blue Cheese Crumbles 1.25, Maytag Blue Cheese Crumbles 3, or Chicken Breast, Scoop of Chicken Salad or Tuna Salad 4, Anchovies 1.25 or Add 3 Gourmet White Anchovies 1.75



All full sandwiches (not combos) come with one side item: Slaw, Giant Pickle, Fresh Fruit of the Day, Vegetable of the Day, Cottage Cheese, Chips, Side Salad, Pasta Salad, or Giant Dill Pickle.
Extra Sides 1.75, Big Pickle 1.25, Chips 1.25


Hot Sandwiches

Come with their own special bread.

House Prime Rib Sandwich – Spice-rubbed prime rib, slow roasted and sliced thin. Served with melted provolone. Horseradish cream sauce comes on the side. 10.79

Toasted Cuban Sub – Layered sandwich with slow-roasted pork, ham, melted Swiss, mustard and dill pickle slices. 10.47

Black Bean Burger Wrap– All natural, made with brown rice and vegetables and served in our grilled tortilla with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles. 8.79

Tomato and Mozzarella Sandwich – Buffalo mozzarella melted with tomato, mixed greens and pesto w/ garlic vinaigrette. 10.39

Grilled Cheese Toastie Melt –Grilled cheese with provolone and cheddar cheeses melted on our oh so popular   sunflower oat toast. 8.29  With Onion and Tomato. 8.79


Cold Sandwiches…toast if you like.

Choose your bread – Wheat, Rye, Baguette, White, Hoagie. Or choose a premium bread for an additional .50 / .75
Pretzel Bread, Ciabatta, Croissant, or Sunflower Oat. Gluten free bread 3 additional.

Turkey – Oven roasted turkey breast topped with bacon, provolone, sliced tomatoes, lettuce, and a side of Hellman’s. 8.79

Roasted Chicken Salad – Shredded all white meat chicken mixed w/ Hellman’s mayo, craisins, and special seasonings. 9.29

Tuna Salad Sandwich – Albacore white chunk tuna tossed lightly in Hellman’s mayonnaise with chopped egg and celery. 8.79
Add tomato and lettuce if you like.

Philadelphia Hoagie – Ham, salami, Capicola, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, thinly sliced red onion, and garlic vinaigrette. Add peppers upon your request. 9.79

Wrap of the Day – A delicious creation made daily. Comes with a side. 8.79




Any ½ Sandwich with Soup or Side Salad. 8.50  For an additional 2.50 have a bowl instead of a cup.  Philadelphia Hoagie, Prime Rib, Cuban are $1.00 additional on the combo.  We do not offer a 1/2 sandwich in the Black Bean Burger, Chicken Cordon Bleu, or the Portobello Mushroom Sandwich.                                                                                        A full sandwich ordered with two sides, or two soups, or a bowl of soup shared by two people will be charged as two combos.  Split plate charge 2.00



Always a great selection of seasonal and daily desserts!

Served until 10:30. On peak weekends served until 10:15.

Royal Breakfast Hash-Casserole – with corned beef, potatoes, peppers, cheddar cheese, and onions. Topped with over easy egg. Served with toast. 7.25

Breakfast Sandwich – Ham, Bacon, Turkey or Sausage topped with cheese and egg – served with fresh fruit. 5.75.

Two Eggs, Bacon or Sausage and Toast – Two Eggs any style, with 3 strips bacon or 1 Sausage Patty, and your choice of toast. 5.50

Pancakes – One, Two, or Three Pancakes – Add blueberries-or Chocolate Chips .75, or top with whipped cream .50.
One – 2.50, Two – 4.50, Three – 5.75

French Toast – Cranberry Walnut-Topped with powdered sugar and whipped cream. 7 or Traditional French Toast. Topped with powdered sugar. 5.75

World Famous Cinnamon Roll – 3.25

Homemade Biscuits and Sausage Gravy – Biscuits and Gravy made from scratch. 6.50

Ham Steak, Eggs, Toast, and Home Fries – 7.25

A La Carte Sides: Fresh Fruit, Grits, Home Fries, Toast , Biscuit or Croissant with Jelly, Sausage Links or Patties, Bacon, Homemade Sausage Gravy, Eggs, Kashi Cereal.


We have a wide variety of Daily Specials.

Available for children under 12

Mac N Cheese
Chicken Salad
Soup Meal
Tuna Salad
Grilled Cheese
Hot Dog

Comes w/ a side and drink. 5-6

Coming Soon

Bottled Beers

Choose from this list to create your own mixed drink at Medina’s Village Bistro                                Whiskey- Jack Daniels -7                                                                                                                                                                   Rum-Captain Morgan’s or Bacardi -7                                                                                                                                               Gin- Bombay Sapphire -7                                                                                                                                                            Bourbon-Jim Bean -6.50                                                                                                                                                                Vodka- Skyy -6.25   Kettle One -7                                                                                                                                                 Scotch- Dewar’s White Label -7.75                                                                                                                                              Johnny Walker Red -7                                                                                                                                                                          Maker’s Mark                                                                                                                                                                                                Hose Cuervo                                                                Patron                                                                                                                                                                Lemonade                          Ginger Ale                               Cranberry Juice                                                                                            Pineapple Juice                 Coke/Diet Coke                     Seltzer/Tonic                                                                                               Sprite                                  Orange Juice                          Coffee                                                                                                      Root Beer                           Sweet & Sour                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bloody Mary -7.75                                                                                                                                                                             Chocolate  Martini-8                                                                                                                                                                                  Drink special for this fall- Caramel Apple Mimosas-8.50                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Local Craft and Import
Bold Rock Cider Pear -4.25 NEW                                                                                                                                                        Bold Rock Apple -4.25
Sam Adams Oktoberfest -4.25
Mendocino Black Hawk Red Tail Ale -4                                                                                                                                                   Pilsner/Porter/Summerfest Lager-4
Sierra Nevada Otru Vez -4                                                                                                                                                                    Sierra Nevada Kellerweis -4
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale -4                                                                                                                                                                       Sierra Nevada Nooner-4                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sierra Oktoberfest-4
Hi Wire Prime Time Pale Ale -4.50
Hi Wire Brewery Hi Pitch IPA -4.50                                                                                                                                                       Hi Wire Bed of Nails Brown Ale -4.50
Hi Wire Lion Tamer Rye IPA -4.50
River Rat Red Ale South Carolina -4.25
Highland Gaelic-4.25                                                                                                                                                                                   Highland Oatmeal Porter-4.25                                                                                                                                                                   Highland IPA-4.25                                                                                                                                                                                       Higland Lost Cove -4.25
Highland Brewery Early’s  Hoppy Wheat-4.25                                                                                                                          Greenman ESB Special Amber Ale -4                                                                                                                                                Greenman Porter Rich Dark Ale -4

Highland Mosaic IPA-4.25                                                                                                                                                                  Saw Whet/Mandarina IPA NEW-4.25                                                                                                                                       Thomas Creek/River Falls Red-4.25                                                                                                                                                   Wicked Weed Napolean Complex-4.50                                                                                                                                                Sweetwater Going Coastal Bottle-4                                                                                                                                                    Diesel Punk Stout-4                                                                                                                                                                                   Aviator Can-4                                                                                                                                                                                          Traveler Jack-O Shanty-4.25                                                                                                                                                                    BlueMoon-4                                                                                                                                                                                                   Highland Clawhammer Oktoberfest-4.25
Crabbie’s Ginger Beer-5 Gluten Free
Game of Thrones Collector Three Eyed Raven-16
Sierra Narwhal-5.50
Stella Artois-4.25                                                                                                                                                                                   New Belgian Red-4                                                                                                                                                                               New Belgian Flat Tire-4

Moosehead-4                                                                                                                                                                                             Estrella Daura Award Winner Gluten Free Beer-4.75                                                                                                                  Brooklyn Brown Ale-5                                                                                                                                                                                Brooklyn Double Chocolate Stout-5.50                                                                                                                                                        Brooklyn Lager-5                                                                                                                                                                                     Not Your Father’s Root Beer-4.50                                                                                                                                                         Hi Wire Strongman Coffee -4.50

Budweiser/Bud Light/Miller Lite-2.75
Michelob Ultra-3.00
Corona/Corona Light-3.50
Coor’s Light-2.75
Yuengling Lager-3.50


Wine List

Red Wine By the Glass or Bottle
Albertoni Cabernet California 2012 5/43

Montevina Cabernet California 2013 7/28
Firesteed Pinot Noir Oregon 6/24
Planet Oregon Pinot Noir Oregon 2013 6/24
Stone Cap Syrah Australia 2010 7/28
Black Opal Shiraz Australia 2013 7/28                                                                                                                                     Ambelos Phos Dry Red Wine Greece 2010 6/22                                                                                                                                  Portillo Merlot Argentina 2014  6.5/25                                                                                                                                                  3 Fingues Blend Perelada Spain 2012 34 Bottle                                                                                                                                  Aragus Garnacha Spain 2014 7.25/28                                                                                                                                         Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Spain 22 Bottle                                                                                                                                              Villa Pozzi Red Blend 7/26                                                                                                                                                                  Four Sisters Shiraz Australia 7/26

White Wine by the Glass or Bottle
Albertoni Chardonnay California 2012 5/43
Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay Australia 2013 5/19
Armador Sauvignon Blanc 7/26
Montevina Chardonnay California 20137/28
Urban Riesling Germany 2012 7/28
Pietra Santa Pinot Gris California 2011 5.50/20
Discoveries Pinot Grigio California 2011 6/24
Dezante Italian Pinot Grigio 2015 6.50/24
Castello Moscato Provincia Di Pavia Italy-7/28
Prado Rey Rose Spain 2014 6.50/25                                                                                                                                                  Finca Manzanos Rioja Spain 2014 32 Bottle                                                                                                                             Salmon Creek 5/43 Large Bottle                                                                                                                                                       Ambelos Phos Dry White Wine Greece 2010  5/19                                                                                                                           Los Cardos Chardonnay Argentina 2014 28 Bottle                                                                                                                   Gerard Bertand Chardonnay Award Winner 8/32                                                                                                                       Poema Cava Brut Rose Spain 15 Bottle                                                                                                                                            Trim Cabernet Sauvignon California 2013 7/26

Codorniu Cava Spain
Split 6/Mimosa 6.50



Contact Us

If you would like to make a reservation please get in touch. 828.989.4529

Having a party?
We have pick up trays, platters and food for your special events!

Private Dinners Available - Gift Certificates Available

Medina’s Village Bistro
430 Main St.
Chimney Rock, NC  28720

Email: megan.medina8@yahoo.com
Phone: 828.989.4529


Breakfast is served from 7:30-10:30.
On high volume days in season until 10:15.

Lunch from 11-close

Dinner from 5:00-9:00
Dinner Menu Changes Weekly. Menu updated weekly on our website.

Winter Hours

Beginning January 1, 2016

***Closed for Maintenance from Monday, January 25, 2016 – Thursday, February 4, 2016***

Monday – 11:00 am-2:00 pm – Lunch
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – Thursday – 11:00 am-2:00 pm – Lunch
Friday – 7:30 am-9:00 pm Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Saturday – 7:30 am-9:00 pm Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Sunday – 7:30 am-2:00 pm Breakfast & Lunch

Summer Hours

June 1 – October 31
Monday – 7:30 am-3:00 pm Breakfast & Lunch
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – 7:30 am-9:00 pm Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Thursday – 7:30 am-9:00 pm Breakfast,Lunch, & Dinner
Friday – 7:30 am-9:00 pm Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Saturday – 7:30 am-9:00 pm Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Sunday – 7:30 am-3:00 pm Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

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