Wine Bar ~ Bistro Dining ~ Daily Menu
"When you walk into The Grape Wine Bar and Bistro, it is both classy and inviting. The Grape is a place to relax, enjoy good wine, good food and good friends."
─ Waco Today Magazine
The Grape Wine Bar and Bistro, quietly nestled in the Ridgewood Village Shopping Center, is the perfect place to unwind at the end of a long day. We offer an extensive selection of wines from around the world, assuring you that we can please even the most discriminating palate. And to satisfy your appetite, we serve gourmet hand-prepared appetizers, entrees and desserts. Our bistro menu changes daily as Chef Jason Rolf personally selects the freshest locally available ingredients for his culinary creations.
The Grape features a cozy dining area and a richly appointed bar with built in wine display shelves stretching to the ceiling. A beautiful patio provides outdoor seating where you can sip a glass of wine and enjoy your dinner in an open air environment.
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THE GRAPE DOES NOT TAKE RESERVATIONS. RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE BACKROOM OR ON THE PATIO.
July 30, 2021
Cheese Board $23*
specialty cheeses-fresh fruit-charcuterie-crackers-olives
Crispy Sprouts $6 (SP) (gf)
cashew-radish-balsamic reduction-sea salt
Cabbage, Snow Peas, and Kale in Spicy Tamari $6 (SP) (v,gf)
thinly shredded nappa cabbage, snow peas and fresh kale, tossed quickly in a spicy tamari sauce, topped with green onions and sesame seeds
Sticky Icky Asian Chicken Legs $
(2) grill roasted all natural drumsticks, glazed in a rich and savory asian garlic sauce, sprinkled with togarashi and sesame seeds, served over a nappa slaw tossed in a sweet chili sauce
Atlantic Salmon $18* (gf)
grilled atlantic salmon steak served over brown jasmine rice and broccolini topped with a fresh orange gremolata
Choice Beef Tenderloin $28*
8oz choice cut tenderloin, seasoned and grilled your way, served over crispy garlic hash brown potatoes with grilled asparagus and sweet peppers, finished with a homemade arugula chimichurri and toasted pepitas
Rigatoni with Chicken in Pesto $17
fresh cooked rigatoni, tossed with hand pulled roasted chicken, cherry tomatoes, and summer squash in a rich basil pesto and white wine sauce, finished with shredded parmesan
Curried Pork Katsu $15
thin sliced cutlets of pork loin, panko crusted and fried golden, served over a bed of steamed white rice, with special Japanese curry gravy, fresh cucumber sunumono, and a side of garlic sambal for dipping
*–Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
(v) denotes vegetarian or can be made vegetarian
(gf) denotes gluten free
KITCHEN BEERS $2 EACH OR $10 6 PACK
Meet The Team!
Wynn Rolf has called Waco his home since 1963 when he came here as a Baylor freshman. He spent 46 years working as an educator in Central Texas before taking over The Grape in May 2014. His lifelong appreciation for the subtleties of a good wine, coupled with a growing interest in the wine industry, made The Grape a perfect fit. Wynn regularly hosts vendors for wine tastings, ensuring that The Grape always maintains the best selection of wines for their patrons.
Jason Rolf became interested in cooking while working at restaurants as a young man. That interest led him to seek professional training at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Austin, Texas. The next 22 years carried him to the kitchens of restaurants across the country, such as Uchi, a Japanese sushi restaurant in Austin, Big Sky Resort in Montana, and the Montauk Yacht Club Resort in New York. Jason now manages daily operations while showcasing his unique culinary talents as head chef at The Grape.
Blaine was born and raised in Crawford, Texas, where he grew up working in and tending to his family's vineyard. When he's not planning and cooking food he's on the river looking for that five pound bass!
Bartender & Event Coordinator
A trip to The Grape isn't the same without the warm welcome from our resident bartender Michelle! Michelle began working here in 2012. When she's not serving up delicious food and wine at The Grape, you can find her on the creeks and woods hunting and fishing.
From Waco to Houston and back, Jeremy has spent over 15 years in wine sales & marketing. He joined The Grape in 2012. Known as the wine whisperer, he can always find you a perfect pairing!