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served from 5:30 Tuesday-Thursday, 5:00 Friday & Saturday


soups/starters/small plates

Belle’s Chicken Noodle or Matzo Ball Soup

cup 3.95 bowl 6.95

Soup of the Day

cup 3.95 bowl 6.95


hand-made potato-filled dumplings, topped with sautéed onions & sour cream

Hummus Plate

a dip of garbanzo beans, garlic, & sesame, served with sliced tomatoes, spicy chili paste,
kalamata olives & pita bread

$15,000 Dungeness Crab Cake

filled with green onions, celery & bacon, with creole mustard sauce & coleslaw

Grilled Portabella Mushroom

with organic field greens

Three Sliders

mini sandwiches served on a potato roll:

pulled pork, barbecue sauce & cole slaw

burger with cheddar & caramelized onions

crab cake with cole slaw & tartar sauce


Chopped Liver

like pâté – my mother’s recipe – made with slowly sautéed chicken livers & onions, served with assorted crackers

Fried Ravioli

ricotta cheese-filled, sprinkled with herbs & spices, topped with parmesan cheese & served with tomato basil sauce

Fried Calamari

crispy calamari served with a sweet & sour garlic sauce

Hummus & Greek Salad Combo

the best of both worlds!

Irish Nachos

roasted red potatoes sautéed with bacon, caramelized onions & a touch of cream,
topped with melted cheddar cheese, sour cream & green onions

salmon rillettes

a pate-like spread of fresh & smoked wild salmon with finely diced red onions, capers, herbs, spices & house made mayonnaise, served with crostini


add grilled chicken breast 3.95 add grilled wild salmon 5.95

Greek Salad

tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta cheese & red onions on a bed of romaine lettuce tossed with celery, dill, green onions & red wine vinaigrette (contains anchovy)
small 7.95/large 10.95

Mexican Chopped Salad

julienne romaine lettuce, grilled marinated chicken breast, tomatoes, red onion, avocado,
cheddar cheese & crispy tortilla strips, with honey-lime vinaigrette, topped with cotija cheese
small 8.95/large 11.95

House Salad

organic field greens with cranberries, feta cheese, sunflower seeds & red onions,
lightly tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette

Caesar Salad

romaine lettuce tossed in a lemon, anchovy & garlic dressing,
topped with parmesan cheese & house-made croutons
small 6.95/large 9.95

BLT Salad

bacon, boston lettuce, tomatoes, red onions & house-made croutons with blue cheese dressing

Cobb Salad

romaine lettuce, grilled chicken breast, sliced egg, avocado, tomatoes, blue cheese & bacon, with side of blue cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, thousand island, buttermilk, poppy seed or honey mustard dressing


Unlike your mother’s house, if you don’t like a side dish here at Mother’s Bistro & Bar, you’re welcome to ask for one you do like!  Entrees come with accompaniments we think work best, but you’re welcome to substitute another side for one that comes with the dish. Charges may apply.

Chicken & Dumplings

slow-stewed chicken (mostly white meat) with herbed dumplings

“Cascade Natural” Short Rib Pot Roast

natural beef braised over five hours, served with a rich & velvety gravy, smashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Mom’s Meatloaf & Gravy

made with all-natural Northwest angus ground beef & sautéed aromatic vegetables,
served with gravy, smashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Carlton Farms Pulled Pork

slow-cooked natural pork topped with country gravy, (or gluten-free house-made barbecue sauce)
served with smashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Carlton Farms Pork Loin Medallions

tender slices of pan-seared natural pork simmered with beer & caramelized onions, served with smashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Fish of the Day

the freshest local seafood…please ask about today’s preparation

$15,000 Dungeness Crab Cakes

filled with local crab, green onions, celery & bacon, served with creole mustard sauce, coleslaw & matchstick potatoes

grilled wild salmon or chicken bento

grilled wild salmon or chicken breast, steamed jasmine rice, steamed broccoli & a gluten-free sweet-sour soy dipping sauce
13.95 salmon 11.95 chicken

Vegan Stir Fry, Two Ways

tofu & vegetables (peppers, onions, broccoli, mushrooms, zucchini, carrots, green onions)
stir-fried with your choice of thai green curry or gluten-free ginger-soy sauce, served with jasmine rice
substitute chicken breast for tofu 2.00

chicken fried chicken

crispy buttermilk & spice-marinated chicken breast topped with country gravy, served with smashed potatoes & braised greens

Steak Frites

grilled St. Helen’s beef rib-eye steak topped with garlic butter, served with made-from-scratch french fries & sautéed spinach

cheddar cheese “macaroni & cheese”

varying pastas with a simple, yet cheesy sauce

Mother’s Macaroni & Cheese Du Jour

varying pastas & preparations (gluten-free/vegetarian available)

(gluten-free rice pasta available upon request, please allow 20 minutes & add 1.95)

We know how hard it is to choose, so we’re happy to offer you half portions (plated as listed for 1/2 price plus 1.00) of the following entrees so you can try two instead of one:

Chicken & Dumplings     Pot Roast     Meat Loaf     Pulled Pork

Macaroni & Cheese du Jour


4.95 except where noted

Sautéed Spinach     Coleslaw 3.50     smashed Potatoes     House Salad

Sautéed Seasonal Vegetables   Braised Seasonal Greens   Plate of Three (3) Sides 14.50

    Cheddar Cheese Macaroni & Cheese 6.95   Macaroni & Cheese du Jour ½ price plus 1.00

french fries with spicy aioli