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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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This Week's Dinner MenuThis Week's Dinner Menu
Lunch MenuLunch Menu
Breakfast MenuBreakfast Menu
Children's MenuChildren's Menu
Signature Dishes to GoSignature Dishes to Go


Spinach & Artichoke Dip or Buffalo Ranch Chicken DipThree cheeses. Oh so creamy. Served with tortilla chips.     8

Horseradish Cheese DipDive into this by dipping into your dip with our grilled crostini.     8

Pretzel Bread with Butter-3.50

Antipasto – This appetizer is loaded with Capicola, salami, provolone, lettuce, tomatoes, and pepperoncinis. Drizzled with garlic vinaigrette.     7.50/9.50

Soups of the Day - Choose our homemade Soup of the Day or try our Roasted Red Pepper Bisque with Smoked Gouda Cheese. They are so very good!        Cup   4     Bowl   7.25


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.

Center Cut ChopOur hand cut 10 oz. center cut chop is chargrilled*. This week’s chop top is a red wine demi-glace reduction.   Yum!   20

Panko Encrusted Whitefish A local favorite, this light tasting fish is breaded with a Panko and Parmesan mix. John pan sears it ‘til crispy then serves his tasty red pepper tartar sauce on the side. 17

St. Louis Style Pork SpareribsSpareribs cooked so tender. With a homemade Louisiana Creek BBQ sauce. -21

Shrimp Tortellini CarbonaraJohn’s pasta is tossed with local sugar snap peas, mushrooms, ham, and a Marsala cream sauce. Don’t miss this one! 20

Chicken SchnitzelPounded out chicken breast lightly battered and skillet fried then layered with pit ham, baby Swiss, and honey mustard cream sauce.    17

We charge 7.00 for splitting a meal at dinner.


Homemade Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Coffee or Vanilla Bean Ice Cream  –   $2/scoop

Our Famous Cinnamon RollsThese rolls, affectionately mentioned in both Southern Living and National Geographic are served warm, topped with cream cheese icing and sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon.   3.25.     Add ice cream for two dollars a scoop.

Pie of the Day a la Mode We’ll drizzle your piece with vanilla sauce and powdered sugar too! Topped with homemade vanilla ice cream. How sweet it is!       5.5

Chocolate Spoon Lovin’ Cake Chocolate cake, chocolate fudge in the middle, chocolate icing, and, “Why not a little chocolate sauce for the top?”-$5.5

TiramisuAn Italian delight made right! These ladyfingers are layered with whipped mascarpone cheese and coffee liqueur. Topped with whipped cream and cinnamon.      5

Homemade Cinnamon Roll Bread PuddingJohn’s famous bread pudding, made with Medina’s signature cinnamon rolls and lots of gooey sweet stuff. It is simply delicious!    5.50

Ask your server about our other desserts of the day.



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


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

Horseradish Cheese Dip with Crostini. 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 – 3.50



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 .75

House Salad / Grilled Chicken House Salad / Chef – Mixed greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, shredded cheddar, homemade croutons, egg, shredded carrot, and red onion.
7.75 / 8.50 / 8.75

Caesar Salad / Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad – Crisp Romaine with grated parmesan, homemade croutons, and homemade Caesar dressing. 8 / 8.75
Add Anchovies .75

Chopped Club Salad – Chopped mixed greens, Swiss, ham, turkey, tomatoes, green olives, egg, & bacon. 9.75

Salad Sampler – A scoop of homemade albacore tuna salad and all natural chicken salad, homemade coleslaw, and fresh fruit on mixed green. 9.50

Cheddar Ranch Chicken Salad – Mixed greens with marinated grilled chicken breast, smoked cheddar cheese, croutons, and tomatoes. Served w/ Ranch dressing. 8.75

Blue Cheese Wedge – Crispy, ice-cold iceberg lettuce garnished with Maytag Blue Cheese, Tomatoes, and Blue Cheese Dressing. 8.75

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. 11

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.



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. 9.50

Italian Beef – Slowly cooked shredded beef with Italian seasonings, peppers, and onions. Served with melted provolone on a toasted hoagie. 9.50

Toasted Cuban Sub – Layered sandwich with slow-roasted pork, ham, melted Swiss, mustard and dill pickle slices. 9.50


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.

Stacked Ham and Cheese Sandwich – Ham and Swiss cheese with mixed greens. 7.25

Turkey – Oven roasted turkey breast topped with bacon, provolone, sliced tomatoes, lettuce, and a side of Hellman’s. 8.50

Roasted Chicken Salad – Shredded all white meat chicken mixed w/ Hellman’s mayo, craisins, and special seasonings. 8.50

Tuna Salad Sandwich – Albacore white chunk tuna tossed lightly in Hellman’s mayonnaise with chopped egg and celery. 8.25
Add tomato and lettuce if you like.

Italian Cold-Cut – Salami, pastrami, and Capicola ham layered with provolone, house vinaigrette, shredded lettuce and tomatoes. 9

Philadelphia Hoagie – Ham, salami, Capicola, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, thinly sliced red onion, and garlic vinaigrette. Add peppers upon your request. 9

Black Bean Burger – All natural burger with brown rice. 8.75

Tomato and Mozzarella Sandwich – w/ garlic vinaigrette. 8.75

Marinated Vegetable Sandwich – Fresh local veggies marinated in house vinaigrette. 8.75

Grilled Cheese – On sunflower oat toast. 7.25
With Onion and Tomato. 7.75

Wrap of the Day – A delicious creation made daily. Comes with a side. 8.75

Hummus Wrap – Hummus with shredded carrot, tomatoes, roasted red pepper, red onion, and mixed greens. 8.75



Any ½ Sandwich with Soup or Side Salad. 8.50



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

Local Craft and Import
Ommegang Game of Thrones Collector, NY-16
Yuengling Lager-3
Duck Rabbit Milk Stout, NC-4
Hoegaarden White-3.75
Red Tail Ale-3.25
Guiness Stout-5
Mother Earth Weeping Willow Wit, NC-4.25
Green Man Porter/ESB/Harvester, Asheville-4
Hi Wire Lager/Brown Ale/IPA, Asheville-4
Blowing Rock Ale, NC-4
Highland Gaelic/Kashmir / IPA Highland Porter/Little Hump Ale, Asheville -4
Abita Pecan Ale, New Orleans-4

Budweiser/Bud Light/Miller Lite/Coors Light-2.75
Michelob Ultra-3.00
Corona Light/Corona Extra- 3.50

Wine List

Red Wine By the Glass or Bottle
Albertoni Cabernet, California 2012 5/43
Kaiken Cabernet, Argentina 2011 6/24
James Mitchell Cabernet, Lodi 2011 6/24
Shooting Star Cabernet, Lake County 2011 10/40
La Merika Pinot Noir, Central Coast 2011 6.50/26
24 Knots Pinot Noir, Monteray County 2010 8/32
NxNW Red Blend, Columbia Valley 2011 10/40
Block Nine Pinot Noir, Caiden’s Vineyards California 2012 10/40
Castillo De Monseran Garnacha, Spain 2011 6.50/24
Padrillos Malbec, Argentina 2012 6.50/26
Capitulo 8 Garnacha, Spain 2011 6.50/26
Oyster Bay Merlot, Hawkes Bay New Zealand 2012-7/28
Norton Merlot, Mendoza Argentina 2012 -6/24
Wine Men of Gothic Shiraz, Australia 2012 5/20
By The Bottle Only Farm Collective Cabernet, Napa Valley 2010 $52

White Wine by the Glass or Bottle
Albertoni Chardonnay, California 2012 5/43
Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay, Australia 2013 5/43
First Press Chardonnay, Napa Valley 2011 7/28
Pascual Toso Chardonnay Argentina 2012 7/28
Shooting Star Chardonnay, Mendocino County 2011 10/40
Urban Riesling, Germany 2012 7/28
Pietra Santa Pinot Gris, California 2011 5/20
Discoveries Pinot Grigio, California 2012 6/24
Dry Creek Chenin Blanc, California 2012 6/24
La Terre White Zinfandel, Italy 2012 5/43
Castello Moscato, Provincia Di Pavia, Italy-7/28
Terranoble Sauvignon Blanc 6/24
Champagne 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 until 10:15.

Lunch from 11-close

Dinner from 5:00-9:00
Dinner Menu Changes Weekly

Winter Hours

November 1 – May 31
Monday – 7:30 am-3:00 pm Breakfast & Lunch
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – 7:30 am-3:00 pm Breakfast & Lunch
Thursday – 7:30 am-3:00 pm Breakfast & 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-3:00 pm Breakfast & Lunch
Summer Hours

June 1 – October 31
Monday – 7:30 am-3:00 pm Breakfast & Lunch
Tuesday – 7:30 am-3:00 pm Breakfast & Lunch
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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