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Search Knoxville Dining at a Glance COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE. Menu and Prices are Subject to Change Kids, Lunch and Sunday Brunch Menus Available Full Bar:  Beer, Wine & Spirits Available This page last updated 06/13/2013 Soups Shrimp & Crab Bisque Available by the cup or bowl. 5.00 / 7.00 Chef Soup Feature Available by the cup or bowl. 5.00 / 7.00 Salads Cru Wedge Tomato, red onion, applewood smoked bacon, corn bread crouton, blue cheese dressing, balsamic reduction. 7.00 Chicken Cherry Salad Mixed greens, grilled chicken, toasted almond, applewood smoked bacon, dried cherry, parmesan, honey-dijon vinaigrette. 9.00 Caesar Salad Romaine, roasted grape tomato, parmesan, kalamata olive, crostini,  Grilled shrimp add $7, grilled chicken add $5, or grilled salmon add $8. 7.00 Small Plates Mussels Lemon, white wine, shallot, garlic, parsley, toasted baguette. 14.00 Hummus Roasted red pepper hummus, olive tapenade, cucumber, feta, naan bread. 7.00 Baked Artichoke Dip Buttered panko breadcrumbs. 7.00 Grilled Buttermilk Cornbread House made smoked pimento cheese, scallions, mixed greens with lemon vinaigrette. 6.00 Sweet Cherry Pepper Calamari Salt and pepper seasoned calamari tossed with sweet cherry pepper, toasted garlic, basil pesto sauce. 10.00 Fried Chicken and Waffle8 Southern fried chicken, waffle, Benton’s bacon-apple gastrique. 8.00 Smoked Paprika Chicken Quesadilla Black bean salsa, cheddar-jack, avocado, cilantro, sour cream. 8.00 Baked Brie Hazelnut strudel or hot pepper jam topping, water cracker, tarragon grape. 10.00 Crab Bruschetta Tomato, basil, roasted garlic, lump crab, toasted baguette, balsamic reduction. 11.00 Scallop BLT Pan seared scallops, Benton’s bacon-tomato cream, arugula, toasted baguette. 14.00 Eight Inch Stone Fired Pizza Flatbead or Hand-Tossed Pepperoni Basil pesto, kalamata olive, house marinara, provolone, parmesan. 9.00 Wild Mushroom Roasted garlic oil, fresh thyme, caramelized onion, mozzarella, goat cheese. 8.00 Benton's Bacon Marinara, provolone, mozzarella, carmelized onion, Benton's bacon. 9.00 Margherita Garlic oil, parmesan, provolone, mozarella, buffalo mozzarella, roma tomato, fresh basil. 8.00 Filet and Bleu Flatbread Sliced beef tenderloin, caramelized onion, bleu cheese, arugula, balsamic reduction. 12.00 Chicken Bacon Ranch Grilled chicken, Benton's bacon, mozzarella, provolone, parmesan, ranch. 10.00 Five Cheese Marinara, parmesan, provolone, buffalo mozzarella, goat cheese, fresh basil. 8.00 Pesto Veggie Basil pesto, sundried tomato, artichoke heart, roma tomato, parmesan, provolone, buffalo mozzarella. 9.00 Sides YukonMashed Potatoes House French Fries Low Country Saute Broccolini Smoked Gouda Polenta Haricots Verts Asparagus Kettle Chips
****1/2 Cru Bistro & Wine Bar Carcuterie & Fromage Charcuterie and Cheese Plate Combination 16.00 Charcuterie Plate Assorted cured meats, cornichon, crostini, grain mustard, tomato jam. 15.00 Cheese Plate Assorted cheese, figs, walnuts, crostini, olive tapenade. 17.00 Land & Sea Add Ons:  Cru Wedge or Ceasar Salad $4,  Cup of Soup $3, Two Grilled Colossal Shrimp $8, Two Seared Scallops $9.00. Colossal Shrimp & Grits Smoked gouda polenta, andouille sausage, pepper, mushroom, onion, cajun tomato demi-glace. 17.00 Dijon Pork Tenderloin Benton's bacon and yukon potato hash, roasted corn, pommery mustard cream, haricots verts. 15.00 Bourdueax Filet Mignon Sliced beef tenderloin, mushroom confit, garlic, shallot, smoked gouda polenta, bordelaise sauce. 24.00 Maryland Style Crab Cakes Jumbo lump crab cakes, brocolini, low country sauté, caper-dill sauce. 21.00 Cru Filet Mignon Grilled filet tenderloin, asparagus, mashed yukon potato, bordelaise sauce, horseradish cream. 25.00 Grilled Salmon Blue crab butter, broccolini, roasted grape tomato. 17.00 Picatta Pasta Angel hair, caper, shallot, tomato, asparagus, spinach.  Add shrimp $7, add chicken $5 or add salmon add $8. 12.00 Ribey0e Grilled and topped with tarragon herb or Benton's bacon-bleu cheese butter, pomme frites, haricot verts. 26.00 Chicken Parmesan Pasta Grilled chicken, angel hair pasta, house made marinara, mushrooms, fresh basil, buffalo mozzarella, parmesan. 17.00 Nama Sushi Nama Ceviche Tuna, salmon, shrimp, crab, served with salsa fresca, avocado, cilantro crema, masago, fresh blue corn tortilla chips. 13.00 Nama Fish Taco Panko whitefish, cilantro-ginger cabbage slaw, pico de gallo, spicy mayo, lime, cilantro chimichurri, kettle chips. 10.00 Soy Joy16 Spicy tuna, seared albacore, cucumber, tempura crunchies, wrapped in soy paper topped with fantasy sauce, eel sauce, wasabi mayonnaise, scallion. 16.00 Seared Spicy Scallop Tuna, avocado, cucumber, red pepper, topped with spicy scallops and lump crab, tempura crunchies topped with scallion. 16.00 Sweet Ahi Diablo Spicy tuna, cucumber, mango, topped with tuna and avocado, sweet chili sauce. 16.00 Dessert Chocolate Flourless Torte Served with raspberry glaze. 6.00 Bananas Foster Creme Brulee 6.00 Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake 6.00 Sorbet / Ice Cream / Gelato 5.00 11383 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-671-6612 98  (04/02/2013) 141 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-544-1491 95  (04/18/2013)  Cru Bistro & Wine Bar is part of a loosely aligned chain of restaurants in the Knoxville, Tennessee area.  Besides Cru. the chain includes Shucks Raw Bar, and Nama Sushi Bar.  All are an eclectic array of dining establishments changing the face of Knoxville Dining.  The Cru concept is designed so the chef can offer several small plates to offer the guests a wide range of tastes and flavors.  The knowledgeable staff will help you pare those tastes with matching wine.  The restaurant serves more than 70 different wines.  Cru offers an upscale contemporary atmosphere and is open late.  Open Sunday for Brunch.