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  • Other, Small Plates/Tapas, Wine Bar
  • 2411 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria VA22301 38.826939 -77.058795
  • (Btwn Oxford & E Uhler Ave)
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  • (703) 706-5300
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Soups

Creamy Tomato montepulciano. our classic recipe is topped with shreds of irish cheddar. a perfect grilled cheese dipper!   5.00
French Onion cotes du rhone. slow-cooked caramelized onions and a savory beef broth base. topped with crusty baguette and gooey gruyere.   7.00
Seasonal Soup ask your server about the current offering.   6.00

Share Plates

Explore, Savor, Share. All In Good Company!

Seasonal Crostini sweet white. our crostini reflects the season's best. ask your server about the current offering.   9.00
Bresaola Carpaccio brut rose. freshly sliced bresaola topped with arugula, shaved parmesan, and a hint of lemon olive oil. simple and simply delicious!   8.00
Mushroom Bruschetta or pinot noir. slices of fresh baguette topped with hearty blend of sauteed shiitake and portobello mushrooms, grated parmesan and served on a bed of arugula.   9.00
Pear & Gorgonzola Flatbread prosecco. creamy wisconsin gorgonzola, crisp fresh pears, and toasted walnuts dress up a thick flatbread and finished with a drizzle of caramelized port-balsamic reduction.   10.00
Caprese Insalata ca pinot noir. sliced buffalo mozzarella served with fresh basil, fresh red and yellow tomatoes, and topped with olive oil and a balsamic port reduction. the perfect summery treat!   10.00
Fromage Fort * riesling. better than fondue! an ever-changing blend of melted cheeses, white wine and herbs served with crostini for dipping. we only make this delectable dish when we have an excess of tidbits from our cheese counter so grab one while it lasts!   10.00

Macs

Each Mac Comes In A 10oz Portion. Add A Side Salad For $3.

Mac 'N Cheesetique nebbiolo. our award winning mac! goat gouda, asiago and cacio di roma topped with truffle-infused bread crumbs.   9.00
gluten-free option available   10.00
Bacon 'N Blue cabernet. a dreamy blend of crumbly gorgonzola, smoky bacon, cherry tomatoes and fusilli pasta.   9.00
Billy Goat Mac alberino. drunken goat, roasted chicken and pennette pasta topped off with a round of perfectly toasted chevre.   10.00
Cauliflower & Pancetta grechetto. a savory blend of raclette* and parrano with roasted cauliflower florets, crispy pancetta and fusilli pasta.   10.00
Lobster Mac brut rose. delicate lobster meat tossed with fontina fontal, tarragon, a touch of sherry and pennette pasta.   12.00

Leafy Greens

Add Grilled Chicken To Your Salad For $3.

House Salad chardonnay. mixed greens, grape tomatoes and crisp cucumbers tossed in blue cheese dressing. simple, yet scrumptious.   6.00
Harvest Salad cava. take a break from all that cheese! a medley of roasted squash, edamame, cranberries, sweet pimiento peppers and walnuts tossed in honey vinaigrette and served over tender mixed greens.   10.00
Spinach Pancetta Salad pinot grigio. baby spinach, valdeon blue cheese*, chopped dates and crisp pancetta tossed in sherry vinaigrette.   9.00
Arugula & Warm Goat Cheese Salad sauvignon blanc. arugula, candied walnuts & sliced pears tossed in sherry vinaigrette, topped with a baked chevre medallion.   10.00
Dressings: Sherry Vinaigrette, Honey Vinaigrette Or Blue Cheese.

Mixed Boards

Choose A Mix Of Cheeses And / Or Charcuterie.

Select Six    28.00
Select Five    23.00
Select Three    15.00
Single Item    8.00
All Boards Come With Leonora Bakery Bread, New York Flatbreads, Cornichons And Grapes.

Accompaniments $2 Each

Dress Up Your Board! Sweet Or Savory.

Glazed Greek Figs    
Clover Honey    
Membrillo    
Marcona Almonds    
Castelvetrano Olives    
Tomato Bruschetta    
Olive Tapenade    
Extra Cornichons    

 

The Big Cheese a decadent sampling of all ten cheeses from this week's rotation   45.00

Hearty Sandwiches

Served With Potato Salad, Rosemary Chips Or Greens.

'Tique Cheesesteak syrah. our hunky take on this classic is made with tender slices of sauteed flank steak, creamy italian taleggio and punchy garlic aioli on crusty ciabatta. it's so rich and filling we promise you won't go home hungry!   13.00
Italian Cold Cut pilsner. thinly sliced layers of genoa, rosette de lyon and capicola topped with two types of provolone, romaine, tomato, red onions and a drizzle of olive oil & red wine vinegar - mamma mia!   12.00
Hot Diggity Dog Duo lager. two all-beef, all-natural fearless franks, one smothered in our famous truffle mac 'n cheesetique and the other topped with bleu d'auvergne*, herbs de provence and dijon mustard. hot diggity dog indeed!   13.00
Greek Veggie Focaccia spanish rose. with this greek goddess of a sandwich, you'll never miss the meat! crisp cucumber, fresh tomatoes, red onion, spinach and olives topped with feta and slathered with tomato pesto on rosemary focaccia.   11.00

Grilled Cheeses

Served With Potato Salad, Rosemary Chips Or Greens.

Grown-Up Grilled Cheese chardonnay. grown-ups have all the gooey fun! our signature sandwich is made with a heap of artisan prairie breeze cheddar melted to perfection on grilled sourdough.   11.00
Grilled Pimiento Cheese gewurtziraminer. a southern favorite! a spicy blend of 3-year cheddar, dragon's breath*, dubliner & pimientos.   10.00
Taleggio & Onion Confit brut rose. an ooey-gooey blend of taleggio and fontina smothered with housemade onion confit and topped with fresh thyme.   10.00
Croque Monsieur white burgundy. this french classic combines black forest ham, gruyere and mustard on buttery brioche.   11.00
Grilled Caprese grechetto. an italian marriage of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil mayo on grilled ciabatta.   10.00
Mushroom Meltdown ca pinot noir. picobello gouda, creamy gorgonzola and a medley of sauteed mushrooms, earthy and tangy!   10.00
Brie, Apple & Prosciutto cava. brie and apples take center stage in this grilled cheese. a thin layer of prosciutto adds a savory bite.   10.00
Gjetost & Banana riesling. a salty-sweet grilled cheese made with norwegian gjetost (yay-toast) and banana on cranberry walnut bread (try it with bacon, it's good, we promise!)   10.00
Add Ons ($2): Chicken, Ham Or Bacon.

Brunch

Breakfasty

Ooh La La French Toast lyon bakery baguette topped with cinnamon butter, fresh strawberries and served with a side of real maple syrup. served with your choice of chorizo potatoes or manchego grits.   10.00
Light-As-Air Ricotta Pancakes made with fresh ricotta for fluffiness and a hint of lemon for zestiness, these flapjacks are absolutely mind-blowing! served with your choice of chorizo potatoes or manchego grits.   10.00
Green Eggs & Ham pesto scrambled eggs served on top of a toasted english muffin with black forest ham and topped with our house-made cheese sauce! served with your choice of chorizo potatoes or manchego grits.   11.00
Rustic Frittata made with pancetta, bacon, onions and peppers, this cheesy, fluffy crustless egg dish is absolutely delectable! served with your choice of chorizo potatoes or manchego grits.   11.00
Quiche Du Jour every-changing and ever-delicious. ask your server for todays recipe. served with your choice of chorizo potatoes or manchego grits.   11.00
Croque Madame black forest ham and gruyere between toasted brioche topped with a runny egg and cheesy bechamel. served with your choice of chorizo potatoes or manchego grits.   12.00
Start With Our Cinnamon Buns! Get Them While They Last! $5.

Lunchy

Mac 'N Cheesetique goat gouda, asiago and cacio di roma topped with truffle-infused bread crumbs. macaroni never had it so good!   9.00
gluten-free option available   10.00
Arugula & Warm Goat Cheese Salad arugula, candied walnuts, baked goat cheese and pears tossed in sherry vinaigrette.   10.00
Grown-Up Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup our classic (prairie breeze cheddar on grilled sourdough) is conveniently paired with a full bowl of luscious tomato soup. dip away! not breakfasty enough?   12.00
add a fried egg   1.00
Fried Chicken & Biscuits crispy fried boneless chicken served with homemade wisconsin cheddar biscuits and topped with peppery gravy. a hearty way to start your day!   12.00
Hot Diggity Dog Duo two all-beef, all-natural fearless franks, one smothered in our famous truffle mac 'n cheesetique and the other topped with bleu d'auvergne*, herbs de provence and dijon mustard. hot diggity dog indeed! served with your choice of chorizo potatoes or manchego grits.   13.00

Mixed Boards

Choose A Mix Of Cheeses And / Or Charcuterie.

Select Six    28.00
Select Five    23.00
Select Three    15.00
Single Item    8.00
All Boards Come With Leonora Bakery Bread, New York Flatbreads, Cornichons And Grapes.

Accompaniments $2 Each

Dress Up Your Broad! Sweet Or Savory

Glazed Greek Figs    
Raw Tupelo Honey    
Membrillo    
Marcona Almonds    
Castelvetrano Olives    
Tomato Bruschetta    
Olive Tapenade    
Extra Cornichons    

 

The Big Cheese a decadent sampling of all ten cheeses from this week's rotation.   45.00

Sides $4

Applewood Smoked Bacon four thick slices of all-natural bacon. what's not to love?   
Chorizo Potatoes red potatoes sauteed with onions and our authentic chorizo - simply brunchtastic!   
Manchego Grits delicious young manchego is added to this breakfast classic.   
Fruit Cup mixed berries and melon quench and refresh. totally guilt-free.   

 

Bloody Marty our take on the bloody mary is blended with doppelbock beer, spiced with an old bay rim and garnished with a gordy's spicy pickle.   9.00
Mimosa Bucket mix your own mimosas with a full bottle or a. duboy bubbly, carafe of oj and glasses for everyone at the table. cheers!   20.00
Bubbly Bar prosecco cocktails: wild hibiscus, gingersnap, violetta royale, mimosa.   9.00

 

Taste Of 'Tique $20 Per Person

Three Courses. Select One.

1. Starter

House Salad    
Tomato Soup    

2. Macs

Mac 'N' Cheesetique    
Bacon 'N Blue Mac    
Billy Goat Mac    
Lobster Mac    
Cauliflower & Pancetta Mac *   
Gluten Free Mac 'N' Cheesetique    

2. Grilled Cheeses

Served With Potato Salad Or Greens.

Grown-Up Grilled Cheese    
Grilled Pimiento Cheese    
Taleggio & Onion Confit    
Croque Monsieur    
Grilled Caprese    
Mushroom Meltdown    
Brie apple & prosciutto   
Gjetost & Banana    

3. Dessert

Chocolate Mousse    
Cheesecake    

 

Sweets

Homemade Cheesecake what would a cheese shop be without a proper cheesecake? topped with homemade berry compote.   7.00
Key Lime Pie sweet-and-tart key lime custard in a graham cracker crust.   6.00
Tiramisu fluffly mascarpone cream sandwiched between layers of coffee-and-marsala-soaked lady fingers. a classic italian delight!   6.00
Chocolate Mousse creamy, cool and chocolaty. 'nuff said!   5.00
Nutella Panini the best spread on earth! topped with crushed hazelnuts and served on toasted brioche with a dollop of whipped cream.   6.00

Coffee & Tea

French Press Coffee regular or decaf   3.25
Hot Chocolate kingsbury chocolate with whipped cream.   4.00
Harney & Sons Teas organic english breakfast, earl grey, sencha green tea, pomegranate oolong, jasmine, paris (fruit & caramel blend), decaf chamomile, decaf mint.   3.00

Dessert Wine By The Glass

Sauternes roumieu-lacoste '09 france   11.00
10 Year Tawny smith woodhouse portugal   8.00
Late Harvest Grenache marfil violeta '03 spain   12.00
Ruby Port quinta infantado portugal   6.00
Drink Your Dessert! wine flight of all four wines   16.00

Beer

Crisp

Pilsner victory "prima pils" pennsylvania   5.00
Kolsch schlafly missouri   6.00
Lager blue point "toasted lager" new york   5.00

Fruity

Hard Cider crispin english dry cider england   7.00
Hefeweizen weihenstephaner germany   6.00
Peche Lambic van honsebrouck "st. louis" belgium   13.00

Malty

Amber Ale "boont amber" anderson ca   6.00
Brown Ale avery "ellie's" colorado   6.00
Doppelbock ayinger "celebrator" germany   9.00

Hoppy

Pale Ale smuttynose "shoals" new hampshire   5.00
IPA green flash "west coast ipa" california   8.00
Imperial IPA oskar blues "g'knight", co  (16oz can) 11.00

Roasty

Black Lager "ba ba" uinta brewing co. utah   5.00
Porter port city alexandria, virginia   6.00
Bourbon Stout dragon's milk, new holland, mi   10.00

Boozy

Belgian-Style Blond stillwater artisanal maryland   9.00
Double long trail "double bag" vermont   5.00
Tripel weyerbacher "merry monks" pennsylvania.   6.00

 

Wine By The Glass

Fizzy

Prosecco adami "garbel" italy. fruity with a creamy mousse and fine bubbles.   9.00
Brut Rose graham beck south africa. a dry, sparling rose bursting with raspberry notes.   10.00
Cava marfil spain. a dry, crisp cava with notes of green apple and citrus.   8.00

Rose

French Rose domaine sorin '13 france. classic, dry rose full of minerals and subtle fruit notes.   10.00
Spanish Rose sios '13 spain. rich in texture and color, dry but bursting with raspberry.   12.00

 

White Wine By The Glass

Fresh

Sauvignon Black fernlands '13 nz. zippy and citrusy with a hint of grass and gooseberry.   8.00
Chenin Blanc saumur "les pouches" '12 france. fresh and bright aromas of green apple and pear.   9.00
Sancerre lauverjat "vrilleres" '13 france. fantastic old-world sauvignon blanc - perfect with chevre.   13.00
Pinot Grigio giocato '12 slovenia. not your typical watered-down swill - rich and lingering!   8.00
Torrontes estado natural '12 argentina. similar to viognier with intense floral and fruity aromas.   9.00

Lush

Albarino raiolas '12 spain. vivacious tropical fruit notes with a rich texture.   10.00
Grechetto scacciadiavoli '12 italy. sweet fruits and floral notes with balanced acidity.   8.00
White Burgundy tripoz macon-loche '10 france. an unoaked chardonnay with a zesty apple finish.   12.00
Virginia White boneyard '13 loudoun, va. floral notes with hints of green apple.   10.00
Chardonnay di lenardo "father's eyes" '12 italy. a chardonnay with all of the oak and butter you desire.   11.00

Sweet

Gewurztraminer banyan '12 california. single vineyard, organic. spicy notes of apricot and cloves.   8.00
Riesling st. urbans-hof '11 germany. wonderful notes of peach and honeyed pear.   11.00

 

Red Wine By The Glass

Light

Oregon Pinot terrapin cellars '12 willamette. a silky blend of raspberries, smoke, earth and sweet spice.   12.00
California Pinot leese-fitch '12 sonoma. raspberry, black cherry and rhubarb notes. easy drinking.   8.00
Barbera damilano '11 italy. currant, cherry and hints of vanilla.   10.00
Cotes Du Rhone andre brunel '11 france. blackcurrant, roasted herbs and a hint of pepper.   8.00
Pinotage kanonkop "kadette" '11 south africa. blackberry and mocha meld and just a hint of smokiness.   10.00

Smooth

Bordeaux chateau les arromans '12 france. red fruit, chocolate and menthol. firm tannins.   8.00
Montelpulciano poggio anima '11 italy. complex with notes of red cherry and smooth tannins.   10.00
Merlot ramsay '12 napa. fruit forward with a spicy, leathery and smoky backbone.   10.00
Rioja lar de paula crianza '09 spain. intense black fruit with toasty notes of wood & vanilla.   11.00
Portuguese Red barco negro '09 duoro. perfumy nose with rich tannins and hints of black cherries.   9.00

Bold

Syrah siren's call '12 france. dark fruits with a strong, peppery backbone.   11.00
Nebbiolo benotto '10 italy. a true italian beauty with lots of red cherry and spice.   11.00
Cabernet sivas-sonoma '11 california. rich cherry, cedar and cocoa with velvety tannins.   12.00
Malbec sophenia '12 argentina. spicy cigar box, stewed cherries and faint autumn smoke.   10.00
Sexual Chocolate slo down '12 california. luxurious and bold blend. warm, inviting and voluptuous.   15.00

 

* Raw Milk Cheese.
Cheesetique
2411 Mt Vernon Ave
Btwn Oxford & E Uhler Ave
(703) 706-5300
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