Bistro On Union Street

Bistro

The Bistro on Union Street is our French-inspired restaurant serving lunch and dinner Monday through Friday. Our talented chefs have created a menu featuring our spin on modern French cuisine.  Our recipes and daily specials feature local bounty, when available, from Connecticut and the region, all prepared by UConn’s award-winning chefs. UConn’s Spring Valley Student Farm supplies us with a variety of fresh seasonal produce. Not to be missed are our cinnamon sugar beignets! To make a reservation please call 860-486-5633.

The Bistro will be participating in the Connecticut Farm-to-Chef week from September 16-20, 2019! The restaurant will be offering a week of menu options with Connecticut grown ingredients. Regular lunch and dinner menus will also be served. Don’t miss out on trying these local dishes from Chef Sean Hawkins. BistroFarmToChefMenu2019

Order a six pack of freshly made cinnamon and sugar coated beignets – only $4.99!

Call the restaurant, Monday-Friday, to order. Advance order the day before and pick up after 10:30am. Or order the same day as you visit. Call 860-486-5633 for order information.

Pay with cash or credit card. Beignets must be picked up at The Bistro.

Lunch Menu

GLUTEN-FRIENDLY LUNCH MENU here

STARTERS
Wild Chatham Mussels – White wine, Dijon cream, herbs, baguette 9.99
Fried Calamari – Choice of lemon aioli or tomato marinara 9.99
Boneless Wings – Boneless wings, choice of Honey Dijon, BBQ or Buffalo 9.99
Spinach Artichoke Dip – Toasted pita 8.99


SOUP & SALAD
French Onion Soup 4.99
Butternut Bisque with Goat Cheese and Sage Pesto 4.99

Salmon Waldorf – Market greens, salad of poached salmon, toasted walnut, champagne vinaigrette 9.99
Grilled Steak Salad – Grilled, sliced NY strip, spinach and market greens, apples, grapes, bleu cheese, toasted walnut, crouton, Dijon mustard vinaigrette 11.99
Niçoise Salad – Market greens, boiled eggs, olives, green beans, tomato, roasted fingerling potatoes, dill dressing 7.99
Power Bowl – Quinoa, kale, carrot, chickpea, dried cranberries, roasted pumpkin seeds, blood orange shallot vinaigrette 7.99
Céasar – Romaine, kale, pecorino, croutons, Céasar dressing 6.99

Salad add-ons: Pan-Seared Salmon 6.99; Pan-Seared Shrimp 4.99; Grilled or Fried Chicken 4.99
Vegan Chicken Strips 4.99; House-Made Vegan Quinoa Burger 4.99


SANDWICHES
Our sandwiches are served with your choice of one of the following: chips, shoestring fries, green beans, petite salad
Croque Monsieur – Ham, melted Gruyère, brioche, whole grain honey mustard 10.99
Add a fried egg on top to make it a Croque Madame! 12.98
BBQ Chicken Sandwich – Fried chicken tenders, BBQ sauce, melted cheddar, carmelized onions, applewood smoked bacon, baguette 10.49
Peppercorn Chicken Salad Sandwich – Peppercorn chicken salad, croissant, leaf lettuce 9.99
French Dip and Drip – Warm roast beef, melted Gruyère, horseradish aioli, baguette, French onion broth 11.99

Bistro Burger*
Hand formed Certified Angus Beef®, toasted brioche bun, lettuce, tomato 9.99

Cheese It: 1.00 each
Gruyère
Cheddar
Gorgonzola
Top It: 1.00 each
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Roasted Mushroom
Caramelized Onion
Sauce It: .50 each
Horseradish Aioli
BBQ Sauce
Extra:
Burger Patty 4.99
Fried Egg 1.99

Quinoa Burger – House-made vegan burger on a potato roll 9.99


ENTREES
Steak & Mushroom Crepe– Sliced NY strip, roasted crimini mushrooms, spinach, gorgonzola, thyme cream sauce 11.99
5 oz. Grilled New York Strip – Served wtih green beans & shoestring fries 11.99
Butternut Risotto – Walnuts & shaved goat cheese 7.99
Add the following: Pan-Seared Salmon 6.99; Pan-Seared Shrimp 4.99; Grilled or Fried Chicken 4.99
Vegan Chicken Strips 4.99; House-Made Vegan Quinoa Burger 4.99
Bolognaise Pasta
– Orecchiette pasta, Bolognaise sauce, ricotta, parmesan 11.99

Dinner Menu

GLUTEN-FRIENDLY DINNER MENU here

STARTERS
Wild Chatham Mussels – White wine, Dijon cream, herbs, baguette 9.99
Fried Calamari – Choice of lemon aioli or tomato marinara 9.99
Boneless Wings – Boneless wings, choice of Honey Dijon, BBQ or Buffalo 9.99
Spinach Artichoke Dip – Toasted pita 8.99
Fried Cheese Curds – Served with Buffalo ranch sauce 8.99


SOUP & SALAD
French Onion Soup 4.99

Niçoise Salad – Market greens, boiled egg, olives, green beans, tomato, roasted fingerling potatoes, dill dressing 7.99
Céasar – Romaine, kale, pecorino, croutons, Céasar dressing 6.99

Salad add-ons: Pan-Seared Salmon 5.99; Pan-Seared Shrimp 4.99; Grilled or Fried Chicken 4.99
Beyond Meat Vegan Chicken Strips® 4.99; House-Made Vegan Quinoa Burger 4.99


SANDWICHES
Our sandwiches are served with your choice of one of the following: chips, shoestring fries, green beans, petite salad
Croque Monsieur – Ham, melted Gruyère, brioche, whole grain honey mustard 10.99
Add a fried egg on top to make it a Croque Madame! 12.98
BBQ Chicken Sandwich – Fried chicken tenders, BBQ sauce, melted cheddar, carmelized onions, applewood smoked bacon, baguette 10.49
French Dip and Drip – Warm roast beef, melted Gruyère, horseradish aioli, baguette, French onion broth 11.99

BISTRO BURGER*
Hand formed Certified Angus Beef®, toasted brioche bun, lettuce, tomato 9.99

Cheese It: 1.00 each
Gruyère
Cheddar
Gorgonzola
Top It: 1.00 each
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Roasted Mushroom
Caramelized Onion
Sauce It: .50 each
Horseradish Aioli
BBQ Sauce
Extra:
Burger Patty 4.99
Fried Egg 1.99

QUINOA BURGER – House-made vegan burger on a potato roll 9.99


ENTREES
10 oz. Grilled New York Strip – Served with green beans & shoestring fries 17.99
Butternut Risotto – Walnuts & shaved goat cheese 7.99
Add the following: Pan-Seared Salmon 6.99; Pan-Seared Shrimp 4.99; Grilled or Fried Chicken 4.99
Vegan Chicken Strips 4.99; House-Made Vegan Quinoa Burger 4.99


PASTA YOUR WAY
Orecchiette pasta with your choice of sauce & topped with your favorites! 7.99

Choose Your Sauce:
Tomato Marinara
Parmesan Crème
Cajun Alfredo
Choose Your Toppings:
Grilled, Fried or Vegan Chicken 4.99
Shrimp 4.99
Pan-Seared Salmon 6.99
Choose Your Extras: 1.00 each
Roasted Mushroom
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Spinach

Desserts

Cream Puff à la Mode – Cream puffs, UConn Dairy Bar ice cream (flavors change daily), chocolate ganache 4.99
Strawberry Chocolate Crêpe – Served with whipped cream 4.99
Beignets – Six warm sugar dusted  donuts, choice of cinnamon sugar or powdered sugar 4.99
UConn Dairy Bar Ice Cream – Flavors change daily 1 scoop 4.00, 2 scoops 5.00

 

Beverages

WINES BY THE GLASS
Dorsay French Rose 6.99
Les Roches Touranine Sauvignon Blanc 6.49
Laurent Muquel Chardonnay 6.49
Firesteed Pinot Noir 7.99
Château Ballandreau (Cabernet Sauvignon-style) 7.99
Cupcake Prosecco Sparkling Wine Split 7.99

BEER (12oz.)
Bud Light 4.99
Sam Boston Lager 5.25
Stella Artois (11.2oz.) 5.25
Granola Brown Ale – Black Hog Brewery, Oxford, CT 5.99
Local Seasonal IPA – Thomas Hooker Brewery, Bloomfield, CT 5.99

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Orange, Ginger Ale, Raspberry Iced Tea, Cran-Apple Juice, Lite Lemonade 2.14

Fair Trade Coffee, Hot Tea
Hot Chocolate 1.75
Latté 3.75
Cappuccino 3.75
Espresso 1.50
Floats 4.50
Milkshakes 6.00

 

Hours of Operation

Semester Hours

Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 8:00pm

We take points Monday – Friday beginning at 1:00pm

Payment Accepted

mc_visa

Cash

Credit Cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover & American Express)

Husky Bucks

Points Accepted from 1:00pm through 8:00pm, Monday - Friday. Also use your points for take-out orders.