Sample Menu

Cheese Fondue

Cave aged Gruyere, white wine/shallots
croutons $8 first person;

$5 each additional

 

Artisan Cheese Platter $16
Served with honeycomb, fruit compote
country bread

Idaizabel/Spanish/Cow
Pont L’Eveque/ France/Cow
Sandy Creek Goat Cheese/N.C. Goat
Blue Shropshire/U.K./Cow-Blue
Midnight Cove/Colorado/Sheep

Charcuterie Platter $16
Served with cornichons, onion marmalade

Prosciutto/Italy
Chorizo Salami/Spain
Salami de Loukanika /Greece
Bresaola/Italy

Lump Crab Cake (GF)

Jumbo lump crab meat/smoked tomato emulsion apple slaw $17

 

Stuffed Lobster Tail

Lobster/crabmeat/lobster risotto
lobster veloute $17

 

Stuffed and Wrapped Brie

Brie cheese/phyllo dough/Kumquat marmalade lavender honey/petite herb salad $10

 

Imported Olives and Tapenade (GF)

 Imported olives, olive tapenade and spices $6

 

 Terrine of Foie Gras*

Candied pumpkin seeds, sweet baby onion marmalade, and citrus salt $16

 

 House Cured Salmon (GF)*

Cured Salmon, bean salad, baby herbs, herb broth and pickled radish $12

 

Napoleon of Ahi Tuna*

Thinly sliced Ahi tuna on crisp wontons topped with avocado, red onion,
crème fraiche
and lime cilantro vinaigrette $16

 


Duck and Mushroom Strudel

Duck confit/exotic mushrooms/Gruyere cheese/smoked red pepper emulsion $13

 

Potato Gnocchi

Exotic mushrooms, smoked cheddar, shaved onion and wild broccoli $11

 

Escargot

Garlic parsley butter/puff pastry $10

 

Veal Sweetbreads(GF)

Pan roasted Sweetbreads with mushrooms, winter beans and banyuls sauce $15

 

Truffled Deviled Eggs

Stuffed eggs/truffle oil/crostini/duck confit $9

 

Lamb Meatballs (GF)

On potato chickpea cakes, tomato jam and a cilantro cream $14

 

Soups

Grand Cru French Onion Soup

Caramelized onion/beef broth/crostini/Gruyere cheese $7

 

Soup du Jour (GF)

Seasonal daily soup $6

 

Salads

 

 

 

Heirloom Beet Salad (GF)

Braised Beets/ pickled radish/beet/ saba cherry gelee/Idiazabel cheese $10

 

 

Mediterranean Medley (GF)

Fresh basil/cucumbers/tomato/red onions olives/peppers/artichoke hearts/marinated feta $9

 

 

Warm Brussel Sprout Salad (GF)

Sautéed Brussel sprout/ apples
dried apricots/spiced pumpkin seeds
crisp prosciutto/aged sherry dressing $10

 


Crisp Spinach Salad (GF)

Dates, shallots, citrus, chili and sherry vinaigrette $12

Add Chicken + $6, Salmon + $12

 

Entrées

 

Prime Filet of Beef *

Dauphine/black garlic/tomato confit/rapini//Bordelaise sauce $31

 

Parisian Steak and Frites (GF)*

Rib Eye steak/ House French fries/red wine shallot sauce $31

 

Braised Lamb Shank (GF)*
Butternut squash/ buttermilk foam/ mint balsamic $30


Breast of Duck (GF)*

Celery Root/ Savory Date Pudding/ Bourbon-Berry Gastrique $26

 

Roasted Breast of Organic Chicken (GF)

Haricot vert/baby onions/whipped potatoes/sage-mustard sauce $17


Grand Cru Burger
*

Kaiser bun/with cheddar/lettuce/tomato/pickle/onion/house fries $15

Add thick Apple-Wood baconfor $2

 

Fillet of Salmon (GF)*

Mashed acorn squash/golden raisins/shallots/ capers/herb brown butter $24

 

Sautéed Diver Scallops (GF)*

Roasted and curried pumpkin/ honey mushrooms/radish greens $25


Roasted Pork Medallions
(GF)*
Caramelized rutabaga/apple/savory cabbage/calvados sauce $26

 

Royal Sea Bass(GF)*
White bean ragout/sunchokes/roasted carrot/spiced pimento oil $25


Mushroom Orzo

‘Exotic’ mushrooms/Gruyere cheese/white truffle drizzle $14


Rustic Macaroni and Cheese

White Cheddar/Gruyere/smoked bacon/penne pasta $14

Grand Cru Wine bar and Bistro

4301 Wilson Boulevard,Arlington,VA22203,Ballston
703-243-7900
troy@grandcru-wine.com