The Med Bistro

From its beginnings as a local delicatessen, the Med Bistro has been a mainstay in the South Windermere shopping center for more than fifty years.  The Med Bistro is proud to introduce its new chef James DeCarlo who will be serving a menu of Charleston favorites prepared with locally grown ingredients.  The Med Bistro offers a full bar.  We invite you to come rediscover the local flavor of the Med Bistro.

      The Med Bistro is open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch with live music on the weekend.

Monday – Saturday
11:00 am to 10:00 pm

Sunday Brunch
9:30 am to 3:00 pm

Executive Chef – James DeCarlo

“Med Bistro is the kind of place sure to please family and friends. The staff is personable, the music low key and the menu diverse.”
~ Charleston Post & Courier

“…it’s fair to say that the Newton’s bring a wealth of food experience to the table.” 

Lunch Menu


Black Bean Soup         cup  4     bowl  5

Soup of the Day           cup  4     bowl  5



House Made Hummus             6

tomato, cucumbers, olives, pita

Fried Green Tomatoes            6

pimento cheese and cole slaw

House Chips                            6

smoked gouda fondue

Crab Cake Sliders                   7

tartar sauce, baby spinach

Quesadillas                              9

black bean or spicy chicken, lettuce, tomato, onion, sour  cream, salsa

Grilled Brie                              8

toasted pita, fruit, and chutney

Spinach and Artichoke Dip    8

hot spinach and artichoke dip


Pecan Crusted Chicken          12

mixed greens, fresh strawberries, mozzarella cheese, champagne dressing

Bronzed Salmon Salad            12

spinach, sugar & spice rubbed salmon fillet, apples, craisins, citrus vinaigrette

Roasted Beet                               9

mixed greens, candied pecans, goat cheese, citrus vinaigrette

Caesar Salad                           8

romaine hearts, parmesan, croutons, caesar dressing

Greek Salad                                 8

feta, tomato, cucumber, olives, onions, pepperoncinis, bell peppers, Greek dressing

Grilled Vegetable                    8

zucchini, squash, plum tomatoes, caramelized onions, and cucumber dressing atop mixed greens

Add   Chicken  4    Shrimp 4     Crab Cake or Salmon  4

 (Or turn your favorite salad into a wrap)

Deli Sandwiches

Chicken, Tuna or Egg Salad       9 

lettuce, tomato on a croissant

Roasted Turkey Breast                 9

lettuce, tomato, onion, cranberry mayo on a croissant

Med Pocket                                     10

roasted turkey, swiss cheese, alfalfa sprouts, garlic aioli

Liverwurst and Onions                  9

brown mustard, lettuce on pumpernickel

Med Club WRAP                          10

roasted turkey, black forest ham, herb mayo, lettuce, bacon, tomato

Pimento Cheese “ BLFGT ”        10

bacon, lettuce, fried green tomatoes on wheat toast


Wraps and Flatbreads

Fried Turkey Wrap                          9

lettuce, tomato, jack cheese, honey mustard

Chicken Caesar Wrap                    9

blackened chicken, romaine lettuce, caesar dressing, parmesan cheese

Fried Portabella Flatbread         9

mozzarella cheese, roasted tomatoes, garlic aoili, sprouts

Grilled Chicken Flatbread            9

red pepper hummus, lettuce, olives, capers, artichokes, feta


From the Grill

 (all items served with choice of side)

Black Angus Burger                           9

lettuce, tomato, onion, kosher pickle

add bacon, mushrooms  or cheese      1

(swiss, provolone, cheddar, american, blue)

Med Style Burger                               10

roasted red peppers, goat cheese

Kosher Dog                                         7

kraut, onions, slaw, relish

Black Bean Burger                             9

avocado spread, goat cheese



House Specialties

Famous Reuben               12

turkey, corned beef, Russian dressing, kraut, swiss on rye or pumpernickel

Med Grill                             11

pastrami, swiss cheese, Russian dressing, cole slaw on wheatberry

House Made Gyro           9

lamb, tzatziki, lettuce, feta, marinated cucumbers and tomatoes



Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, Cole Slaw, French Fries, Cucumbers and Tomatoes, Potato Chips.

Onion Rings or Sweet Potato Fries         2 upcharge

Dinner Menu



Baked Goat Cheese                7

portabello mushroom cap stuffed with herb goat cheese

Mussels                                  10

Prince Edward Island mussels with peppers, onions, and garlic butter

Dip Plate                                 8 

Hummus, Pimento Cheese, or Baked Spinach and Artichoke dip; or sample all three

Fried Green Tomatoes           5

With pimento cheese and cole slaw

Fried Calamari                         6

With Chili-Orange dipping Sauce

Black Bean Soup or Soup of the Day      cup 4/ bowl 5


Roasted Beet Salad              9

Mixed greens, roasted beets, candied pecans, crumbled goat cheese, and citrus vinaigrette

Cobb Salad                              12

Mixed greens, avocado, tomato, boiled egg, crumbled bacon, blue cheese, chicken or seafood (crab & shrimp) and balsamic vinaigrette

Caesar Salad                          8

romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, croutons and garlic dressing

Greek Salad                            8

mixed greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, Feta cheese, Kalamata olives, pepperoncini and roasted red pepper

Pecan Chicken Salad               12

Mixed greens, pecan-crusted chicken breast, strawberries, pulled mozzarella, and champagne vinaigrette

Add  Chicken  4   Shrimp   4    Crab Cake   4  Salmon   4  


(served with truffle pomme frites)

Reuben                                  12

turkey, corned beef, russian dressing, kraut, swiss, on rye or pumpernickel

Black Bean Burger               10

roasted red pepper, goat cheese and avocado spread

Black Angus Burger             9

char-grilled, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle

Med Burger                            11

half pound black angus beef, char-grilled, goat cheese, fire roasted red pepper

Add cheese or bacon to your burger for $1.00


All Pasta is locally made Rio Betolini

Med Pasta                                          14

artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, Feta cheese, green onions with roasted red pepper linguini in lemon caper butter

add grilled chicken or shrimp 6

Shrimp and Gnocchi                        17

with country ham, kale, and tomatoes in a garlic cream sauce

Chicken Marsala                               17

Pan-seared boneless skinless chicken breast with Marsala- mushroom-cream sauce over herb linguini

Rex and Sherry                                  24

Blackened scallops with tomatoes and local shrimp in sherry butter with herb linguini

Vegetable Parmesan                       16

fried eggplant, portobello, mozzarella, over herb linguini with marinara

Chicken Parmesan                           18

tomatoes, local shrimp, over herb linguini with sherry butter

 Main Course

Served with Chef’s vegetable

(add a small salad or a cup of soup for $2.50)


Herb Rubbed Chicken                         16

Seared and baked to a golden finish, topped with chicken gravy, and served with Rio Bertolini potato dumplings and roasted root vegetables

Pork Chop                                              22

Bone-in grilled pork loin chop with cornbread stuffing and red-eye gravy.  Served with gouda macaroni & cheese and brussel sprouts

Mustard Glazed Salmon                      19

molasses grain mustard glaze, peach chutney.  Served with with potato hash and broccolini

Med Bistro Paella                                  17

chicken, local shrimp, mussels, chorizo, onion, peppers, tomatoes and peas over saffron risotto

Bistro Tenderloin                                  18

Certified Black Angus tenderloin with red onion marmalade and goat cheese

Ribeye Steak                                          22

char-grilled with horseradish mashed potatoes and asparagus

Vegetable Plate                                      16

Chef’s preparation


All Food is made In-House and cooked to order.  Please allow more time for Medium Well and Well Done orders.

20% Gratuity added to parties of six or More

Brunch Menu


Greek                                  8

marinated tomatoes and cucumbers, feta, black olives, pepperoncinis, bell Peppers, Greek dressing

Roasted Beet                     9

mixed greens, roasted beets, candied pecans, crumbled goat cheese, citrus vinaigrette

Pecan Crusted Chicken   12

mixed greens, strawberries, mozzarella, champagne dressing

Cobb Salad                       12

poached shrimp and crabmeat, or chicken, avocado, bacon, blue cheese, egg, tomato

Eggs and More

Quiche Du Jour                           8

daily local ingredients with petite mixed green salad

Bistro Breakfast                          11

two eggs any style, grits or potatoes; toast or biscuit; sausage, ham or bacon

Charleston Breakfast                  13

fried green tomato, country ham, crab cake, poached egg, grits, biscuit, hollandaise

Steak and Eggs                          15

grilled bistro tenderloin, poached eggs, asparagus, breakfast potatoes, hollandaise


poached eggs, buttermilk biscuit & hollandaise

Steak Oscar                        14

tenderloin medallions, crab meat, asparagus

Traditional                          10

country ham and hollandaise

Corned Beef Hash                   12

House made with potatoes, peppers & onions; with roasted tomato hollandaise and grits

Crab Cake                             11

Crab cakes, roasted plum tomatoes, and caramelized onions

(All Benedicts served with choice of Grits or Potatoes)


The Med                              12

artichokes, capers, olives, sundried tomatoes, feta cheese

Vegetable                               10

Eggplant, roasted red pepper, Portobello, spinach, and goat cheese

The Gobbler                 12

Turkey, bacon, mushrooms, and Swiss cheese

Western                      11

Black Forest ham, peppers, onions, and cheddar cheese

Lowcountry              12

Shrimp, crab meat, tomatoes, goat cheese, basil   

(All Omelets Served with Choice of Grits or Potatoes)


Monte Cristo                                 12

turkey, ham, Swiss cheese, on French toast

Roasted Turkey and Brie            12

turkey, bacon, red onion, lettuce, apples on wheat

Breakfast Sandwiches                  9

fried eggs, apples, bacon, cheddar cheese on a croissant

Black Angus Burger                    10

lettuce, tomato, onion

Brunch Burger                             13

mushrooms, bacon, cheddar, fried egg

Reuben                                         12

turkey, corned beef, kraut, Russian dressing, Swiss cheese on Rye or Pumpernickel


(Served with Choice of Side or French Fries)

Chef Specialties

Shrimp and Grits     13

local shrimp, peppers, onion, tomatoes, tasso cream gravy over grits with a biscuit

Steak and Eggs      15

Two eggs any style with 6oz Flat Iron Steak, caramelized onions, and roasted tomatoes.  Served with potato hash

Charleston Breakfast   13

Poached egg, fried green tomato, crab cake, country ham, and biscuit over Geechee Boy grits

Bistro Breakfast        11

Two eggs any style, bacon, sausage, potatoes, grits, and biscuit

Quiche Du Jour         8

Baked fresh and inspired by Local Ingredients; served with petite Mixed Green Salad

Off the Griddle

Choice of bacon, sausage or country ham 

French Toast 9

cinnamon grilled topped with peaches or apples in rum syrup

Pancakes 8

buttermilk pancakes (add blueberries or chocolate chips and powdered sugar)



Grits, Breakfast Potatoes, Fruit, Biscuit or Toast         1.5

Ham, Bacon, Sausage or Egg                                         2.5

Bar Menu

Cucumber Mintini

Cucumber, Lemon and Mint with Fris Vodka


Brandy Alexander

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream B&B, Creme De Cacao Topped with Whip Cream and Nutmeg


Med Mojito 

Mint, Sugar, Spiced Rum, Lime Juice and Soda


Frozen Drink of the Day

Banana, Strawberry or Pineapple Daiquiries or Margaritas


BBQ Pork Sliders (3)

Slow roasted in-house and dressed with Carolina Gold sauce with cole slaw garnish


Portobello Fries

Panko crusted mushroom “fries” with goat cheese fondue



Made in-house served with pita crisps


House Chips

 Fried daily, our potato chips served with smoked gouda fondue



Steamed in white wine with peppers, onions, and garlic butter


Crab Cakes (3)

Cornmeal dusted and seared, topped with pepper jam


Spinach Artichoke Dip

 Served hot with pita crisps


Contact Us

 T| (843) 766-0323

90 Folly Road

Charleston, South Carolina 29407



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