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Artfully Chocolate Bistro
506 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA 22314

~ Le Matin ~
       
 
Butter Croissant
$2.95
 
 
Assorted Muffins
$3.95
 
 
Bagel
$2.95
 
 
Ham & Cheese Croissant
$5.95
 
 
Bacon & Egges Croissant
$5.95
 
 
Egg & Sausage Crepe
$5.95
 
 
Assorted Pastries
$2.95
 
 
Fruit Salad
$3.95
 
 
Yoghurt
$2.95
 
 
with fruit or granola
$3.95
 
       
~ A Midi ~
       
 
Steak & Cheese (on croissant or roll)
$5.95
 
 
Roast Beef w/Cheese (on croissant or roll)
$5.95
 
 
Ham & Cheese Sandwich (on croissant or roll)
$5.95
 
 
Chicken Curry Sandwich (on croissant or roll)
$5.95
 
 
Egg Salad Sandwich (on croissant or roll)
$5.95
 
 
Tuna Salad Sandwich (on croissant or roll)
$5.95
 
 
Croque Monsieur (French style ham/cheese)
$5.95
 
 
Soupe du Jour
$3.95
 
 
Quiche du Jour
$3.95
 
 
Green Salad
$2.95
 
 
with choice of chicken or smoked salmon*
$4.95
 
 
Lunch Crepe (any on dinner menu)
$6.95
 
 
   
 
* Served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.
   
 
   
~ Le Soir ~
       
 
Petits Plats
   
 
Mac & Cheese
$5.95
 
 
Soupe du Jour
$5.95
 
 
Charcuterie Plate
$8.95
 
 
Bruschetta
$3.95
 
 
Blini w/smoked salmon or caviar*
$6.95
 
 
Cheese Truffles (ask for the selection of the day)
$5.95
 
 
Salade Caprese
$4.95
 
 
Porkie - Bacon Skewers w/choice of sweet mustard, bbq or cheese sauce
$5.95
 
       
 
Entrees
   
 
Curry Chicken Crepe (chicken, raisins, spices in curry sauce)
$8.95
 
    Beef Bourguignon Crepe (beef, root vegetables, in red wine
sauce)
$8.95
 
    Seafood Crepe (scallops in a sherry béchamel sauce)
$8.95
 
    Ratatouille Crepe (zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, garlic, &
onions in a tomato sauce)
$8.95
 
    Moroccan Crepe (spicy sausage and vegetables)
$8.95
 
    Chicken a l’Orange Crepe (chicken in a savory orange sauce)
$8.95
 
    Porc au Moutard Crepe (pork in savory mustard sauce)
$8.95
 
    Chicken a la King Crepe (chicken and mushrooms in a white sauce.)
$8.95
 
    Italian Tofu Crepe (tofu with tomato sauce)
$8.95
 
    Gateau de Viande (meatloaf), served with choice of side
$8.95
 
   
 
  Two Crepe Combination
$14.95
 
 
 
  Sides
$3.95
 
    Haricots verts, side green salad, bean salad, artichoke salad, fingerling potatoes, steamed vegetables, fruit salad    
       
  * Served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.    
       
~ Le Dessert ~
 
 
 
Chocolate Cheese Plate—assortment of chocolates and cheeses
$9.95
 
 
Chantilly Crepe—sliced bananas with brown sugar and whipped cream
$5.75
 
 
Berry Crepe—mixed berries with brown sugar and whipped cream
$5.75
 
 
Cherries Cheesecake Crepe—cherries, cheesecake and whipped cream
$5.75
 
 
Walnut Praline Crepe—walnuts and brown sugar with ice cream
$5.75
 
 
Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe—chocolate hazelnut with whipped cream
$5.75
 
 
Apple Pie a la Mode Crepe—apples and cinnamon with ice cream
$5.75
 
 
Ricotta & Honey Blini—sweet cheese and honey folded in a blini
$5.75
 
 
Sweet Porkie - Bacon Skewers with chocolate and caramel sauces
$5.95
 
 
Ice Cream
 
 
Single / Double
$3.50 / $4.50
 
    Pint to go (any flavor)
$7.00
 
    Quart to go (any flavor)
$13.00
 
  Mike Shakes (16 oz)
 
    Diva Shake
$5.75
 
    All Others
$5.00
 
  Fruit Smoothies (16 oz) made with ice / ice cream
$4.25 / $5.75
 
  Sundaes
 
    Brownie Sundae - Brownie (or Blondie) topped with soft serve vanilla, chocolate (or swirl) ice cream and choice of warm chocolate sauce or caramel sauce. Whipped cream upon request
$6.75
 
    Aztec Brownie Sundae - Brownie (or Blondie) topped with vanilla or chocolate ice cream and a chipotle-chocolate sauce, sprinkled with cinnamon. Whipped cream upon request
$7.00
 
  Parisian Macarons - ask for flavors (gluten free)
$1.50
 
       
 

Pastries, Cakes & Pies (oh, my!)
Ask about our current selection of cakes, tarts, pastries and other assorted sweets
and treats

   
       
~ Brunch de Dimanche ~
First Mimosa (or Pomosa)--$7.00 Refills--$1.00
       
 
Pain Perdu a la Fromage—French toast stuffed with bacon
& cheddar cheese--served with fresh fruit
$10.95
 
 
Pain Perdu au Chocolat –French toast stuffed with choice
of white, milk, or dark chocolate—served with fresh fruit
$10.95
 
 
Smoked salmon blini
$6.95
 
 
Salade Nicoise
$8.95
 
 
Quiche du jour, served with side green salad
$8.95
 
 
Croque Monsieur, served with side green salad
$9.95
 
 
Fresh Fruit Plate
$6.95
 
 
Ham & Cheese Croissant, with side green salad
$8.95
 
 
Bacon & Eggs Croissant, with side green salad
$8.95
 
  Egg & Sausage Crepe, with side green salad
$8.95
 
  Fruit Crepe, served with butter croissant
$8.95
 
 
Belgian Waffle, served with fruit salad
$9.95
 
 
Sides
$2.95
 
 
Bacon, Sausage Links, Butter Croissant, Muffin, Bagel, Yoghurt, Fruit Salad
 
 
   
~ Café ~
 
12 oz
here or to go
16 oz
here or to go
 
Coffee
$1.65
$2.10
 
Café au Lait
$2.00
$2.35
 
Latte
$2.75
$3.50
 
Cappuccino
$2.75
$3.50
 
Mocha
$4.25
$4.95
 
Red Eye
$3.25
$4.10
 
Americano
$2.00
$2.50
 
Espresso
Single $1.75; Double $2.25
 
Macchiato
Single $2.00; Double $2.50
 
Hot Tea
$1.95 please specify 12oz/16oz
 
Chai
$2.95 spice, vanilla, or sugar-free
  Belgian Hot Chocolate - topped with whipped cream (specify white, milk, dark, or bittersweet chocolate)
$3.25
$3.95
       
~ Cool & Refreshing Drinks ~
   
16 oz
24 oz
 
Iced Coffee
$2.15
$2.95
 
Iced Tea
$2.15
$2.95
 
Lavender Lemonade
$2.15
$2.95
 
Granita Icee (check the board for current flavors)
$2.95
$3.50
 
Italian Soda - soda water with syrup flavor (check the board for current flavors)
$1.95
$2.95
 
Fruit Smoothies
 
Made with ice
$4.25
$5.00
 
Made with ice cream
$5.75
$6.50
 
Bottled Water - still or sparkling
$1.95
       
~ Fountain Drinks ~
 
16 oz
24 oz
 
Soda Flavors: Coke, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale, Root Beer, Birch Beer, Lemon Up, Orange, Pineapple, Cream Sods
$1.95
$2.50
 
Chocolate Egg Cream Soda
$2.00
$2.95
 
Chocolate Malted Milkshake
$5.25
$6.25
 
Root Beer Float
$4.25
$5.50
 
Coke Float
$4.25
$5.50
 
Pina Colada Float
$4.25
$5.50
 
Dreamsicle Float
$4.25
$5.50
  You name it and if we can make it float
$4.25
$5.50
  Milkshake (Any of the flavors on hand)
$5.00
$6.75
  Diva Milkshake (Pick your favorite diva and we’ll shake her up)
$5.75
$7.25
  Any other milkshake you can think of that we can make
$5.50
$7.25
       
~ The Divas ~
The Divas are ready to perform!
They can warm you up as a steamy hot chocolate, 12oz $4.25 ; 16 oz 4.95
Or shake your Diva into a luscious ice cream milk shake. 16oz $5.75
 

Charo

Lucy

Semi-sweet chocolate swirled with caramel and topped with
whipped cream & Ghirardelli Caramel Sauce

This fiery redhead infuses chipotle pepper with semi-sweet chocolate.Topped with whipped cream & cinnamon dust

   
Marilyn Monroe
Judy Garland
A creamy white-chocolate with a flip of mint. Finished with
whipped cream & crumbled Oreo cookies
Milk chocolate with a shot of hazelnut.
Plenty of whipped cream & rainbow sprinkles.
   
Audrey Hepburn
Lana Turner
Rich bittersweet chocolate is simply melted & served in a
4-oz espresso cup with a rosette of whipped cream.
$3.50 single / $6.75 double
White chocolate infused with fragrant cardamom and blueberry syrup. Topped off with whipped cream & dried blueberries.
   
Carmen Miranda
Joan Crawford
A fruity mix of raspberry syrup & smei-sweet chocolate.
Dried strawberries adorn this whipped cream bonnet.
Don’t be fooled by the whipped cream! This semi-sweet chocolate contains a shot of espresso at its heart.
   
Liz Taylor
Bette Davis
The glamour of semi-sweet chocolate infused with lavender.
Whipped cream with pistachios add panache.
Milk chocolate blended with almond syrup, topped with whipped
cream and toasted coconut flakes
   
Rita Hayworth
Ginger Rogers
Semi-sweet chocolate infused with clove, orange and caramel.
Whipped cream is drizzled in caramel sauce.
Semi-sweet chocolate infused with ground ginger & dried wasabi. Topped with whipped cream & a sprinkle of ginger.
   
Eartha Kitt
Grace Kelly
Smooth & seductive semi-sweet chocolate with a wink of toffee syrup. Whipped cream and toffee bits adorn.
The perfect blend of European and American elegance--dark
chocolate and caramel with a dash of sea salt topped
with whipped cream and caramel sauce
   
The Golden Girls
Doris Day

Sampler of 3 of our divas, each in 4 oz cups
with a rosette of whipped cream
$10.00

Everybody’s favorite girl next door. A blend of semi-sweet & milk chocolate topped with marshmallows
   
~ Wine List ~
       
 
House Wine
Glass
Half Carafe
 
White (Pinot Grigio)
$5.95
$12.00
 
Red (Cabernet Sauvignon)
$5.95
$12.00
 
 
 
Sparkling
Glass
Bottle
 
Capasaldo Peach Sparkler (Moscato-Italy)
$7.00
$28.00
 
  Soft and elegant with lively bubbles, this sweet sparkling wine has intense aromas & flavors of peaches, honeysuckle and citrus.
 
Lovisolo Sponante Brute (Pinot Noir-Italy)
$8.00
$32.00
 
  Dry and creamy with fine perlage (very fine bubbles)
 
 
 
Rose
 
Toad Hollow (Pinot Noir- California)
$8.00
$25.00
 
  light to medium bodied with berry and cherry flavors
 
 
 
Whites
 
Makara (Sauvignon Blanc –New Zealand)
$8.25
$28.00
 
  Crisp citrus and soft grassy notes with a hint of Gooseberry
 
Round Hill (Chardonnay – California)
$7.50
$22.00
 
  Refreshing, medium-bodied, rounded apple and pear flavors, balanced with a smooth, creamy sensation
 
Stonecap (Riesling – Washington)
$6.75
$24.00
 
  Sunny, ripe peach and apricot aromas accented with notes of honey and apple--a balance of zesty acidity and lively fruit.
 
Kaltern (Pinot Grigio-- Italy)
$8.00
$25.00
 
  Fresh and crisp aromas and flavors of tangerine, cut grass and almond witha spicy touch of acidity drives the clean, bright finish.
 
Two Ponds (Sauvignon Blanc – Washington)
$7.75
$28.00
 
  Flavorful and complex, aromas of fresh grass and trace herbs lead to citrus and tangerine notes in the palate. Crisp and dry finish.
 
 
 
Reds
 
Glass Mountain (Merlot—California)
$7.00
$22.00
 
  Complex blend of blueberry, cherry & smoked oak, w/creamy texture
 
Backhouse (Cabernet Sauvignon— California)
$8.00
$24.00
 
  Packed with tasty ripe Maraschino cherries, infused with vanilla, medium-bodied, balanced and easy to drink
 
Casa de Campo (Malbec--Argentina)
$8.00
$26.00
 
  Aromas of plum, raspberry and spices w/a touch of black pepper
 
Beau Chene (Pinot Noir—France)
$7.50
$27.00
 
  Medium-bodied, with plenty of fresh primary red berry fruit, juicy and with just a touch of chocolate flavors & a easy, supple, finish.
 
Bricco dei Tati (Barbera—Italy)
$7.50
$26.00
 
  Fresh & juicy black cherry fruit nuances lead to a mouthwatering finish where very light tannin gives a little extra support.
 
 
 
  (ENJOY ANY OF OUR OTHER FINE WINES FOR SALE--$10 CORKAGE FEE)    
       
~ Beer List ~
       
 
Coors Light
$5.00
 
 
Port City Optimal Wit
$6.25
 
 
Port City Porter
$6.25
 
 
Yuengling Black & Tan
$6.00
 
 
Evolution—Summer Pale Ale
$6.25
 
 
Founders—Dry Hopped Pale Ale
$6.25
 
 
Southern Tier—IPA
$6.25
 
 
Southern Tier—Live
$6.25
 
 
Woodchuck—Summer Blueberry Cider
$6.25
 
 
Guinness
$6.00
 
       
~ Bar Menu ~
       
 
Petit Plaisirs (snackies)
FREE
 
 
Charcuterie Plate
$8.95
 
 
Bruschetta
$4.95
 
 
Blini w/smoked salmon or caviar
$6.95
 
 
Artichoke tapenade w/flatbread
$5.95
 
 
Cheese Truffles (4 per serving, ask about selection)
$5.95
 
  Olive Tray
$4.95
 
 
Porkie—bacon skewers with choice of sauce
$5.95
 
       
 
 
   
   

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