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(Finnish Bistro Menu – 2016 – Download Copy)
‡ Indicates Gluten Free


Breakfast items are served all day, every day.

Old Fashioned Oatmeal $6.25
Oats served with fresh berries or brown sugar & raisins.
 see our gluten free menu

Finnish Oatcakes $8.95
Ground old fashioned oats blended with fresh buttermilk and cardamom
grilled until golden brown served with cinnamon spice butter and organic maple syrup. Add reindeer sausage for $4 extra

The Park Breakfast $13.95
2 Fresh eggs on top of grilled asparagus drizzled with hollandaise sauce and a side of crispy bistro potatoes, grilled ham and toast served with our homemade salsa.

Finnish Traditional Breakfast
Finns love this breakfast! A plate filled with smoked salmon lox, pickled herring, salami, egg, cucumber, tomato, Swiss cheese, capers, cucumber dill sauce and bread.

Larger Sharable Platter $21.95

 Egg Breakfast Sandwich “Muna” $4.95
Scrambled fresh eggs with cheddar cheese served on your choice of bread.
Add ham, chicken or bacon for $3 extra

House Breakfast “Aamiainen” $11.95
Kielbasa sausage & bistro potatoes grilled with sautéed spinach and onions with two eggs, toast and fresh salsa. Add reindeer sausage for $4 extra

 Classic Breakfast “Klassikko” $9.95
2 fresh eggs, hickory smoked bacon, bistro potatoes and toast served with homemade salsa.

Our Famous “Pulla” French Toast $9.95
Cardamom raisin pulla bread and sliced almonds and topped with caramelized warm berries and whipped cream.
Add reindeer sausage for $4 extra

Lefse Scramble $11.95
Fresh scrambled eggs with either ham & veggie, bacon & veggie, or
vegetables inside a large grilled potato lefse wrap served
with a side of homemade salsa. Add an extra egg for $1.50,
a side of bacon for $3 or reindeer sausage for $4
Lefse 5-packs available to go for $12.95

Chilled Finnish Delight $11.95
Lightly toasted pita bread topped with a fresh thick layer of
cream cheese, topped with chilled smoked salmon, capers, and onions.
Add a side salad for $3

Yogurt Parfait $5.95
Greek vanilla yogurt with granola & berries.

Quiche of the Day

Farm fresh eggs, vegetables, various cheeses and a variety of your
favorite meats layered in a buttery crust served with a
plated side salad and house dressing.

Salmon & Asparagus
Reindeer Sausage & Potato
Ham & Cheddar
Turkey Artichoke
Mushroom & Swiss
Broccoli & Cheddar $8.95


Poro Special Omelet “Munakas” $12.95
Spicy reindeer sausage, swiss cheese, potato, onions & fresh spinach wrapped in fresh eggs with your choice of toast & homemade salsa.

‡ Greek Omelet “Munakas”  $10.95
Juicy grilled lamb meat, onions, red peppers and feta cheese stuffed inside fresh eggs served with a side of toast & house cucumber dill sauce.

‡ The Famous Bistro Omelet “Munakas” $11.95
Juicy braised pork, sautéed cabbage, mushrooms, onions and herb
cream cheese wrapped inside fresh eggs with  toast and fresh homemade salsa.
Add reindeer sausage for $4 extra

‡ Farmers Omelet “Munakas” $10.95
Smoked ham, cheddar cheese, mushrooms, onion, red pepper, spinach, and diced potatoes wrapped inside fresh eggs with a side of toast and salsa. Add hollandaise for $1.75

‡ Vegetable Omelet “Munakas” $9.95
Fresh eggs with onions, roasted red peppers, mushrooms, spinach, tomato and cheddar cheese served with toast and homemade salsa on the side.

 gluten free menu


All soups made with VEGETABLE BROTH and GLUTEN-FREE
Cup $3.95   Bowl $5.95   Add soup to any entree $4.00

Take our homemade soups home!
Soup Quarts (hot or cold) $9.95

Ask for daily soup specials (all soups are made gluten free with vegetable stock)

Everyday Soups – Tomato Basil and Butternut Squash


Monday – Chicken Wild Rice

Tuesday – Beef Borsht with Sour Cream

Wednesday – Potato Dill

Thursday – Chicken Chili

Friday – Chicken Veggie

Saturday – Kielbasa with Kraut and Veggies

Sunday – Split Pea with Ham

SOUP & SANDWICH (Combos or Trios)

2 for $8.95 or 3 for $11.95

Choose 2 or 3

  • 1/2 Garden Salad
  • Soup Cup
  • 1/2 Sandwich


1/2 sandwich / no side $4.95

  • Grilled Cheese

  • Grilled Ham & Cheese

  • Grilled Chicken Caesar

  • Grilled Turkey & Swiss

  • Grilled Turkey & Artichoke

  • Grilled Veggie Hummus

  • Grilled BLT

    *Sandwiches can be made without grilling upon request


Dressings: House Cucumber Dill, Greek, Ranch, Balsamic & Basil Vinaigrette,
Fat-Free Raspberry Vinaigrette, Thousand Island, Poppy Seed and Caesar

Take our famous Cucumber Dill Dressing to Go!
8oz $4.95 | 16oz $7.95 | Quart $12.95

‡ House Salad “Salaatti” $12.95
Juicy chicken breast dressed with caramelized warm apples & mixed
berries all drizzled on a bed of fresh spinach topped with toasted
walnuts, and blue cheese crumbles. No halves available.

Coconut Chicken Salad “Salaatti” $12.95
Crispy chicken breast with toasted coconut, mandarin oranges,
onion and red pepper served with poppy seed dressing on the side. Add extra coconut chicken for $3
No halves available.

 Spicy Salmon Caesar Salad “Salaatti” $14.95
Seared then grilled salmon with greens, tomatoes and
crispy parmesean chips served with Caesar dressing on the side.
No halves available.

 Strawberry Chicken Salad “Salaatti” $12.95
Grilled chicken breast tossed with strawberries, red onions,
toasted pistachios, and blue cheese crumbles on top of a bed
of spinach served with poppy seed dressing on the side. No halves available.

 Beet & Bacon Salad “Salaatti” $9.95
Sliced fresh beets tossed with smoked bacon, feta cheese, fresh greens and
arugula with Greek vinaigrette dressing. Add a hard-boiled egg for $1.50

 Garden or Greek Salad
Half $7.95 Full $9.95
Add: Chicken or Bacon for $3 | Gyro meat for $4 | Egg $1.50 | Salmon $6

BLT Salad with Cheddar
Half $7.95 Full $9.95
Bacon, lettuce, tomato with cheddar cheese

 gluten free menu


(*lower price with an entrée)


COCONUT CHICKEN $3.00 / $4.75


GRILLED CHICKEN $3.00 / $3.95*

CRISP SMOKED BACON $3.00 / $3.95*



GRILLED LAMB (GYRO) $4.00 / $4.95



*lower price with an entree




SIDE EGG $1.50









ask for availability


All sandwiches come with a chef’s choice side & can be made
gluten free for an additional $1.95

The Famous Walnut Burger $10.95
Crispy seared burger made of ground walnuts & cheddar
cheese, roasted garlic and secret spices (no meat) topped with
red pepper hummus, mixed greens, red onion and tomato
served on a toasted honey wheat roll with chef’s side.

Salmon Burger $12.95
Fresh Salmon patty with special herbs and seasoning
topped with our homemade creamy coleslaw served on
a toasted honey wheat roll with chef’s side.

Braised Pork Sandwich $11.95
Slow braised pork with sautéed cabbage, onions, and
melted Swiss cheese on top of 2 slices of open faced grilled
toast and Thousand Island dressing with chef’s side.

Classic Grilled Cheese $9.95
Your choice of bread grilled to perfection and stuffed with
cheddar & mozzarella cheeses with chef’s side.
Add today’s soup for $4

Caprese Sandwich $10.95
Juicy tomato, fresh mozzarella, and basil pesto on toasted
French baguette drizzled with balsamic vinegar and greens.

BBQ Pulled “Sianliha” (pork) $11.95
Pulled BBQ pork, onions and mushrooms on fresh grilled bread with zesty
barbecue sauce with chef’s side.

Bistro Wrap or Sandwich $9.95
Choose from: BLT, Grilled Cheese, Ham & Cheese, Chicken Caesar,
Turkey & Swiss, Turkey Artichoke or Veggie & Hummus.
Served on grilled bread of your choice with chef’s side.
Add today’s soup for $4 and/or a fried egg for $1.50


2 for $8.95 or 3 for $11.95

Choose from:1/2 Garden Salad, 1/2 Bistro Sandwich,
1/2 Cup of Soup


Traditional Finnish Beef Pasty $10.95
Stuffed with beef tenderloin, carrots, potatoes, rutabaga, and onion with
our famous cucumber dill sauce and a side of tossed greens.
Top pasty with an egg of your choice for $1.50, add today’s soup for $4.

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls $12.95
Cabbage stuffed with seasoned ground beef, pork and rice
smothered with our zesty homemade red sauce.
Add grilled reindeer sausage to your sauce for $4.

 Daily Fish Special “Kala”
Tilapia $12.95 ~ Salmon $14.95
Fresh fish grilled to perfection with mashed potatoes,
sautéed spinach and grilled seasonal vegetables.

Salmon Lefse $13.95 or Chicken Lefse $12.95
Salmon or chicken, spinach, red pepper and onions wrapped in
warm potato lefse served with house cucumber dill sauce.

~ Buy 12” Homemade Lefse 5-packs to go for $12.95 ~

Lamb Gyro “Lammas” $9.95
Sliced seasoned lamb, cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce and onion on a
warm pita topped with feta cheese and our cucumber sauce.
Add today’s soup for $4

Fish Tacos $12.95
3 large tacos with grilled seasoned tilapia topped with cheddar cheese,
lettuce, fresh mango salsa and a side of sour cream.

 Spicy Quesadilla
Veggie $11.95 or Meat $12.95
12 inch tortilla loaded with seasoned chicken, pork or veggies
plus two cheeses, fresh mild Pico de Gallo and spicy chipotle sauce (upon request) with a side of sour cream.
Add homemade Guacamole* for $1.75 (*check guacamole availability)

Finnish Meatballs $13.95
Seasoned elk meatballs in a stroganoff style brown gravy over loads of creamy real & buttery potatoes!
Add soup or side salad with your entrée for $4.

Karelian Piirakka $13.95
Creamy real potatoes stuffed in a crispy organic rye crust topped with traditional egg butter, grilled
asparagus and fresh salad greens with cucumber dill dressing
Add grilled reindeer sausage for $4.
Single Piirakka $4.25 with egg butter upon request.

Take our famous Cucumber Dill Dressing to Go!
8oz $4.95 | 16oz $7.95 | Quart $12.95

Kid’s Menu $5.50

(Kids 10 and under please)
Add Gluten-free bread for an additional $1.95  Add kids mandarin oranges,
sliced strawberries, sliced apples, or carrots and hummus for $1.00

Baltic Bullseye • Cheese Omelet • Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich • Grilled Cheese

Ham or Turkey Sandwich • Finnish Oatcakes • Cheese Quesadilla • Oatmeal with Berries

Plain Bread French Toast OR Pulla French Toast with Berries

Daily Homemade Soup “Keitto” Bowl $5.95 Cup $3.95
($3 cup with any entrée) ASK FOR DAILY SOUP OPTIONS

Kid’s Beverages 8oz. $2

MILK (plain, chocolate, or strawberry)


(strawberry, mango, pina colada, or raspberry)

ARCTIC MIXER (chocolate or vanilla)




(Please allow 15+ minutes to bake fresh to your order)
‡ Substitute a gluten free pizza crust with any pizza $2.95

The Hungry Finn $15.95
Italian sausage, pepperoni and salami with mushrooms, mozzarella,
parmesan and blue cheese crumbles with our zesty homemade red sauce as its base.
Add reindeer sausage for $4

The Baltic Special $14.95
Grilled Kielbasa sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, black olives,
sautéed garlic and mozzarella cheese with our zesty red sauce.
Add a side salad or soup for $4

The Favorite “Suosikki” $14.95
Grilled chicken breast, crumbled thick bacon, onions, and mushrooms with
cheddar and mozzarella cheeses on a creamy ranch based sauce.
Add a side salad for $4

Baked Potato Pizza “Uuni Peruna” $12.95
Pizza crust smothered with buttery-garlic mashed potatoes and topped
with fresh onions, cheddar cheese, sprinkled with hickory smoked bacon
and a side of sour cream.
Add a side salad or soup for $4

The Mediterranean Pizza “Välimeren” $13.95
Fresh spinach, fresh tomatoes, feta cheese, kalamata olives, artichoke hearts,
onions, Greek oregano and garlic with mozzarella cheese on basil pesto sauce.
Add Gyro Meat for $4 or chicken for $3

The “Vihannes” Pizza (Vegetable) $11.95
Generous amounts of fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, red peppers, onions,
black olives, and mozzarella cheese with basil pesto sauce or homemade red sauce.
Add a side salad or soup for $4


(Check Availability)

GF Pizza Crust………………………………………to any pizza add $2.95
GF Whole Grain Bread/Toast………………………………$3.90 or $1.95 when added to existing entrée

GF Quesadilla Chicken, Pork or Veggie……………………..….$13.95
GF Flourless Chocolate Tortes ……………………………………..$3.95
GF Coconut Macaroons ……………………………………………….$2.25
GF Almond Kringler ..………………..………..……………………….$3.95

All soups are gluten free and made with a vegetable-based stock.

You can also pre-order gluten-free cakes and a variety of sweet treats from the Finnish Bistro just ask your cashier! 

*Severely allergic customers should note that all of our gluten free items are prepared and stored very near items containing gluten.

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