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AIDA Bistro Prix Fixe Christmas Eve Dinner Menu
Seventeenth Annual Feast of the Seven Fish

Sunday, December 23 & Monday, December 24, 2018

Special Three Course Prix Fixe Menu 44.5 per person

 Please note that we are open at 4pm both evenings, Sunday, December 23rd, and Monday Christmas Eve. We normally sell out both evenings, so please make your reservations soon.



½ CHICKEN CHESAPEAKE FLATBREAD Crabmeat, Old Bay Cream Cheese, Cheddar, Lemon Zest

GRILLED HOUSEMADE CHICKEN SAUSAGE Peppers & Onions, Garlic Chips, Fennel Puree

SALT COD BRANDADE FRITTERS Pickled Shallot, Masa, Miso Aioli

DUO OF GRANDMA AIDA’S MANICOTTI Ricotta Cheese, Brandied Rose Sauce, Fried Capers


GRILLED HEART OF ROMAINE Homemade Caesar Dressing, Croutons, Parmesan

BURRATA SALAD Dried Cherries, Pickled Pistachio, Truffled Vinaigrette

P.E.I. MUSSELS Spicy Tomato Broth, Roasted Root Vegetables, Saffron Scallop Crème Fraiche, Grilled Bread

LAMB MEATBALLS Bourbon Fig Sauce, Goat Cheese Fondue


TUNA TARTARE Brown Butter Emulsion, Everything Crackers, Sesame Aioli (Limited)


AIDA CRAB CAKES Kohlrabi Slaw, Avocado Puree, Candied Lemon

SEARED 6oz FILET Cauliflower Mash, Wilted Kale, Red Wine Demi (+5)

PAN ROASTED MARKET FISH Root Vegetable Hash, Vanilla Beet Puree, Port Gastrique

SHRIMP & TRUFFLED MASCARPONE GRITS Prosciutto, Worcestershire Lemon Sauce, Toasted Shallot

SHORT RIB BOLOGNESE Mushrooms, Carrot, Dried Apricot, Pappardelle

BUTTERNUT SQUASH RISOTTO Mushrooms, Asiago, Pumpkin Seeds, Pomegranate, Chili Oil


(Please note, we will offer a children’s menu and have a very limited ala carte menu. As always we will attempt to accommodate any special dietary requirements. Let us know in advance, please.)

Menu Subject to Change & Availability Feast of Seven Fish December  2018


Dine Out 2 Help Out

We’re teaming up with Maryland’s culinary community to make sure no one in our state goes hungry.

Dine with us at Lunch or Dinner between March 19-March 22 and a percentage of your total bill will be donated to the Maryland Food Bank .

Can’t make it? Donate today:


16th Anniversary Celebration during June

Independent, Locally Owned & Operated for 16 Years, !

As a special thanks to our guests & during the month of June, we are offering the each paying dinner guest the chance to be rewarded with a 16th Anniversary Gold Envelope*


Ross Adams

Vote for Ross

Our own Ross Adams is one of three finalists for the “Heart Of the Industry” Award from the Restaurant Association of Maryland. Follow this link to vote for Ross.

Also, he will receive one vote for each like on the Restaurant Association Facebook Page, so vote twice and please share this information with your Facebook friends and other email groups and lists. Ross is the BEST and we want to honor him at the upcoming Stars of the Industry Awards in Baltimore, on May 1st!


OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award

AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar Selected as a OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Local Pick in June for Best Restaurants in Columbia and Noteable Wine List. The selection is determined by recent, verified OpenTable diner reviews within Baltimore. (more…)

Grilled Salmon

Winter Restaurant Weeks

We are offering a three course Prix Fixe lunch menu for 19.15 and dinner menu 38.15.

Check out our Three Course Lunch & Dinner menu.

AIDA Wine Bar

3rd Year in a Row: AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar named as TOP 100 Wine List by OpenTable

AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar in Columbia, Md. gets big accolades for their affordable Wines On Tap & special “Bottle List”, featuring several rare & hard-to-find wines. Read the entire feature as reported by USA Today by following this link: USA Today Story 2014

Blueberry Pork Chop

Spiced Up New Menu offers a Uniquely Affordable Dining Experience

The New Streamlined Menu is divided into Starters, Italian Classics, Small Entrees and Large Entrees. We hope this menu is easier to read and you enjoy several menu items at a lower price. We offer an extensive gluten-free (GF) menu and have recently begun making conscious recipe changes to increase the number of GF menu items.

If you haven’t been in recently, please stop in and experience the changes to the menu and let us know what you think. We hope you will find an enjoyable experience, fairly priced and one that we hope exceeds your expectations.

Read More about Changes at AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar

Zenaida Kegs Filled

New Zenaida Kegs on the Way

Our newest shipment of Zenaida Cellars kegs will arrive soon. Winemaker and good friend Eric Ogorsolka is using 100% recycleable packaging, check this out.

We will have new vintages of ZC Red, Syrah, Zinfandel, Grenache and Joe & Mary’s Blend v3! All wines will be available in Growliers, at a special price of $25 per bottle or any three for $69 thru April 30, 2014. Stop by to taste and take some home!

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