Chops Bistro & Martini Bar
111 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Metairie, LA 70005 • 504-218-8967

Cuisine
Creole
Cajun
Southern
Steakhouse
Seafood

Neighborhood
Metairie

Cross Street
Lake Avenue

Ambiance
Up-Scale Casual

Dress Code
Business Casual

Features
Full Bar
Bar Dining
Lounge
Entertainment
Happy Hour
Personal Wines Welcome (Corkage Fee)
Private Rooms Available
Takeout Available
Views
Wheelchair Access

Reservations
Suggested

Parking
Private Lot

Payment Methods
AMEX
Diners Club
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Private Rooms
please call

Hours
Lunch
Monday - Friday
11:00am - 4:00pm

Dinner
Tuesday & Wednesday
4:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursday & Friday
4:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday
5:00pm - 10:00pm

Chops Bistro & Martini Bar - Menu posted 1/26/2010
Menu items and prices are subject to change

Menu

STARTERS

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes -11
Pan seared crab cakes topped with Roasted Corn
Maque Choux and served with a Smoked Red
Potato Salad

Dueling Oysters - 10
Louisiana Oysters prepared two ways...Buffalo
fried with a blue cheese cream and flash fried
pickled oysters set over a Sriracha Aioli

Blackened Tuna Nachos - 12
Blackened Yellow-fin Tuna, crispy flour tortilla
chips, tomato concasse and spinach chiffonade,
finished with melted pepper jack cheese and a
chipotle sour cream.

Sweet & Spicy Fried Calamari - 8
Sweet & Spicy crispy fried calamari,
served with a Sweet Thai Chili Sauce.

Crispy Fried Eggplant - 9
Crispy fried eggplant rounds set over a fresh
tomato-basil sauce and finished with a lump
crabmeat avocado salsa.

Angry Shrimp & Grits - 9
Louisiana gulf shrimp sautéed in our house “Angry
Shrimp Sauce” and served w/ fried stone ground
yellow corn grits. A house favorite!

Fried Green Tomatoes & Shrimp Remoulade - 9
Fried Green Tomatoes topped w/ boiled shrimp,
finished w/ our Creole Remoulade Sauce.

Lump Crabmeat & Lobster au Gratin - 14
Louisiana Jumbo Lump Crabmeat & Cold Water
Lobster blended with Cheddar and Parmesan in a
creamy Bechamel Sauce and broiled till golden
brown

SOUPS

Trio of Soups - 9
Three demi cups of each soup

Roasted Corn & Crab Bisque - 5 cup / 7 bowl
Lump crab meat in a mixture of roasted and regular
corn with onions, bell peppers, celery, heavy cream
and seasonings.
Duck and Andouille Gumbo - 5 cup / 7 bowl
Dark roux based gumbo slow cooked, made with
roasted duck, Andouille sausage, and our house
mixture of seasonings, herbs and spices.

Soup of the Moment - 5 cup / 7 bowl
Made fresh in house with seasonal ingredients.

SALADS

Creole Caesar - 6
Crisp Romaine lettuce, tossed
with our house made Creole
Caesar dressing & topped with
shaved parmesan cheese, crispy
fried caper blossoms and house
made garlic croutons.

Spinach Salad - 7
Tender baby spinach leaves
tossed in a Caramelized Shallot
& Fig Vinaigrette along with
shaved red onions, Goat Cheese
and toasted almonds

House Salad – 6
Mixed salad greens tossed with
Tomato wedges, candied
pecans, Louisiana Satsuma’s
and Feta cheese in a Balsamic
Vinaigrette

Iceberg Wedge - 6
Crisp iceberg lettuce with a
creamy house made bleu cheese
dressing, julienned bacon, bleu
cheese crumbles and julienned
vine ripe tomato.

Topped with:

Fried Oysters $6
Grilled Gulf Shrimp $6
Sliced Herb- Grilled Chicken $6
Fried Chicken $6
Lump Crabmeat $6

BISTRO SPECIALITIES

Speckled Trout and Lump Crab - 22
Fresh Gulf Trout filet topped with a Jumbo Lump
Crabmeat sautéed in a New Orleans Meuniere
Sauce. Served with a Red Potato & Tasso hash and
baby French beans

Double Cut Pork Chop - 23
12-14oz. house cut pork chop, char-grilled, served
with sweet potato au gratin, warm german slaw and
finished with a house made chipotle-applesauce

Dueling Medallions of Filet - 28
Grilled medallions of filet mignon served atop fried
green tomatoes, one topped with a Tasso
Hollandaise, the other with a Bleu Cheese Demi,
served with roasted fingerlings and grilled
asparagus.

Roasted Breast of Chicken – 18
Air lined Chicken breast, pan roasted and served
with garlic mashed potatoes and slow cooked
greens. Finished with an herbed chicken veloute.

Paneed Veal & Fettuccini– 19
Pan fried veal medallions, served over a creamy
fettuccini Alfredo. Accompanied by a Tomato-Basil
Salad

Char Grilled Yellowfin Tuna - 20
Fresh Yellowfin Tuna, char-grilled and set atop a
petite Salad Niscoise and crisp potato pancakes.
Finished with a Red Wine and Balsamic reduction.

Grouper with Lobster Risotto - 21
Fresh filet of Grouper, pan seared in Panko bread
crumbs and set over a creamy Lobster risotto with
grilled asparagus. Finished with an Avocado Salsa.

Potato Crusted Flounder - 20
Fresh Flounder coated in potato and pan seared till
crispy & golden brown. Served with roasted
fingerlings and wilted spinach. Finished with
sautéed mushrooms and shrimp in a white wine
butter sauce.

Shrimp & Tasso Pasta - 18
Fettuccini tossed with Louisiana shrimp, house
made Tasso, vine ripe tomatoes & green onions in a
rich cream sauce. A timeless classic!

Fresh Fish of the Night (Market Price)
All of our fish at Chops arrives each morning for
freshness that can’t be beat & is served with
seasonal accompaniments.

Roasted Rack of Lamb – 27
Full 8 bone rack of lamb, oven roasted, set over a
three cheese polenta and roasted root vegetables.
Finished with a natural pan jus reduction

Black & Blue Burger - 15
16 oz. seasoned patty stuffed with blue cheese and
cast iron blackened, finished with bacon & blue
cheese crumbles, served on a toasted Kaiser roll,
with iceberg lettuce, red tomato, red onion and
pickle with choice of side.

All our meats are seasoned the old fashioned way – with just kosher salt & fresh cracked pepper.
Each steak is served with a choice of one side item. Order additional sides listed below for just $4.

Rare - Nicely seared on the outside, very red, cool on the inside
Medium Rare – Very red, warm center
Medium – Some red & pink in hot center
Medium Well – Thin line of pink in hot center
Well Done – Cooked throughout, no pink

STEAKS
Petite Filet - 22
Filet - 29
Ribeye - 26
N.Y. Strip - 28
Pork Chop - 20
Rack of Lamb - 26
Cowboy Ribeye - 30
Porterhouse - 34

SIDES - 4
Sauteed Mushrooms
Sauteed Spinach
Creamed Spinach
Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
Seasoned Matchstick Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
Potato au Gratin
Sweet Potato au Gratin
Green Beans Almandine
Roasted Asparagus
Broccoli in Butter
Hand Cut Potato Chips
Sauces - 3
Hollandaise
Béarnaise
Marchand de Vin
New Orleans Bordelaise
Blue Cheese Brandy Demi Glace

Seafood - 6
Broiled Shrimp
Jumbo Lump Crabmeat

At Chops Bistro & Martini Bar we prepare absolutely everything in house, from scratch to ensure you receive the highest quality food that is exceptionally fresh. We support our local businesses by buying everything we use locally
and have a strong commitment to our community and our city.

Hosting an event? Chops has three private dining rooms available for any occasion. Please contact Jenny Buller, our Sales & Events Manager at 504-218-8967, or by email at jbuller@chopsbistroandmartinibar.com. We would love to plan & host your next function, whether it be for business or just a great time with friends and family.

~ A 20% gratuity is added to all parties of 5 or more ~