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

Saturday, December 23 & Sunday, December 24, 2016

Special Prix Fixe Menu: 44 per Person

(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.)


First & Second Course (Choose Any Two)

DUCK CONFIT FLATBREAD Caramelized Apple Spread, Camembert, Arugula, Balsamic Reduction

GRILLED SPANISH OCTOPUS Confit Potato, Cream Cheese Tapenade, Orzo, Chardonnay Vinaigrette

SALTED COD FRITTERS Potato, Green Onions, Lemon & Dill Aioli


LOBSTER BISQUE Shrimp Toast, Grilled Onions

GRILLED HEART OF ROMAINE Homemade Caesar Dressing, Croutons, Parmesan

ENDIVE & RADDICHIO SALAD Dates, Blue Cheese, Toasted Almonds, Maple Vinaigrette

P.E.I. MUSSELS Fennel Broth, Cherry Tomatoes, Smoked Bacon, Grilled Bread

CHORIZO BRAISED CALAMARI Aged Parmesan, Baby Arugula, Red Onion

RICOTTA GNUDI Shrimp, Roasted Garlic, Poached Tomatoes, Arugula


Main Course (Choose One)

AIDA ITIALIAN CIOPPINO Cod, Mussels, Shrimp, Clams, Tomato Fennel Broth, Grilled Bread

GRILLED BISTRO STEAK Smoked Cheddar Rosti, Root Vegetables, Caramelized Onion Demi (+4)

ARCTIC CHAR Confit Fingerling Potatoes, Trumpet Mushrooms, Puttanesca

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER STEAK Grilled Asparagus. Baked Brie, Tomato Jam, Mache

RAINBOW TROUT Toasted Farro, Rainbow Swiss Chard, Chimichurri

PAN ROASTED SCALLOPS Parmesan Grits, Baby Spinach, Tomato Bacon Jus (+4)

LINGUINE WITH LOBSTER, SHRIMP & CRAB Tarragon Cream Sauce, Spinach, Tomatoes

**Subject to Change & Availability – December 24 & Christmas Eve 2017

Chef Chris

Chef Chris Lewis Voted One of Top Chef’s in Howard County

Chef Chris Receives Honor in Most Recent Howard County’s Best Dining 2016

We are pleased and proud that the readers of Howard Magazine voted Chef Chris Lewis one of the Top Chef’s in 2016. For those of you who have had a chance to taste Chris’ food for the past two years, you know his culinary skills offer menu items that are both creative and tasty. If you haven’t had a chance to try his food, stop by and taste what’s happening on Columbia Gateway Drive.

Two special menu events are ahead during the Holiday Season, AIDA Bistro’s 15th Annual Feast of Seven Fish Prix Fixe Menu on December 23 & 24, and the best of 2016 Prix Fixe Menu on New Years Eve.

Check out his Lunch, Dinner and Special Menus!

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15th Anniversary Celebration during June

Independent, Locally Owned & Operated for 15 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 15th 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…)

Vote AIDA Bistro!

Vote AIDA Bistro for Best of Howard County Dining 2015

UNTIL JUNE 30, 2015! AIDA Bistro has been serving Howard County for 13 years now, and we take pride in providing the best food, atmosphere, wine, and service possible. It is that time of the year where customers are asked to vote for the Best of Howard County Dining for 2015. We ask that you please take the time to vote and keep us in mind when you do! If you would like to vote for us, please WRITE US IN on your ballot. (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

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