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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, September 14 through Saturday, September 17, 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

Peel & Eat Shrimp- 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.


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

A generous portion of tasty pan seared local flavorful trout filet, seasoned and grilled to perfection!-17       


Chargrilled Bacon and Onion Jam Topped Chop – This hand-cut 10 oz. chop is buttered and seasoned while chargrilling it for seriously delicious flavor. This week’s chop is topped with our outstanding house bacon and onion jam.  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, and sausage.  Served over fettucine noodles. Served with garlic toast for mopping up that yummy sauce.   Manga!    13


Filet Mignon with Crispy Onion Straws and Béarnaise – 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 Steak Strip

John’s hand cut steaks are not to be beat for quality and delectable flavor.  House seasoning is rubbed on the steak before chargrilling.  Served with house horseradish cream sauce.-28

What’s new at Medina’s? You ask??

Liquor License!!

Now you can enjoy your favorite cocktail with dinner.

We will be adding inventory!

Enjoy a Bloody Mary or Sangria on the patio!


Our Famous Cinnamon RollsThese 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

Mosaic Cake Buttermilk cocoa sponge cake creates a mosaic pattern with cheesecake batter on the top. The cake is filled with chocolate mousse, and topped with cocoa graham crumbs. 5.50

Tiramisu – 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

Frozen Mud Pie–  Homemade ice cream layered with fudge and cookie crumbs-  5.5

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

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

Boston Cream Pie Cake filled with custard and topped with chocolate and whipped cream of course!- 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


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
Duck Rabbit Milk Stout-4
Sonoma Cider Hatch Apple-5
Bold Rock Cider Pear-4.25 NEW
Green Man Wayfarer IPA-4.25 NEW/Porter-4.25/Rambler Ale-4.75
Mendocino Black Hawk Stout-4/ Red Tail Ale -4
Breckenridge Vanilla Porter-4.50
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale/Nooner Pilsner -4
Blowin’ Rock Ale-4
Hi Wire Brewery Hi Pitch IPA/Hi Wire Bed of Nails Brown Ale-4.50/
Hi Wire Contortionist Black Ale-4.50
Hoegaarden White-3.75
Highland Gaelic/ Oatmeal Porter/
Black Mocha Stout-4.25
Crabbie’s Ginger Beer-5 Gluten Free
Game of Thrones Collector Three Eyed Raven-16
Deep River Watermelon/ Twisted River Wit-5.75 NEW
Twisted Pine Raspberry Wheat Ale-4.25 NEW
Sweet Water IPA-4
Stella Artois-4.25

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
Kaiken Cabernet Argentina 2011 6/24
Douglas Green Cabernet South Africa 2011 6.50/24.50
Montevina Cabernet California 2013 7/28
Firesteed Pinot Noir Oregon 6/24
Planet Oregon Pinot Noir Oregon 2013 6/24
Natura Pinot Noir Chile 2013 7/28
Oyster Bay Merlot New Zealand 2012 7/28
Casa de Campo Malbec Mendoza 2010 6/24
Stone Cap Syrah Australia 2010 7/28
Red Diamond Shiraz Washington 2012 7/28
Black Opal Shiraz Australia 2013 7/28

White Wine by the Glass or Bottle
Albertoni Chardonnay California 2012 5/43
Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay Australia 2013 5/19
Shooting Star Chardonnay California 2011 8/32
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
Dry Creek Chenin Blanc California 2011 6/24
La Terre White Zinfandel Italy 2012 5/43
Castello Moscato Provincia Di Pavia Italy-7/28
Santa Ema Sauvignon Blanc Chile 2014 7/28

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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