Mr. Friendly's

New Southern Cafe

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Thursday October 1 Dinner Specials

MR. FRIENDLY’S
NEW SOUTHERN CAFÉ
in Columbia’s Five Points since 1995

starters
GRANDMA’S DEVILED EGGS pickled onions, country ham cracklings 6

OUR FAMOUS FLASH FRIED OYSTERS Gulf Select Oysters, classic cocktail sauce 14

LOW COUNTRY SHRIMP SKILLET blackened shrimp, green tomatoes, andouille sausage,
low country butter, grilled green onions 13

FRIED ADLUH YELLOW GRITS herb goat cheese, roasted garlic head, bbq vinaigrette 9

CORNMEAL FRIED GREEN TOMATOES applewood bacon pimento cheese, creole ranch dressing 9

HARVEST VEGETABLE “FRICASSEE” pan roasted seasonal vegetables, local honey-bourbon glaze,
brown sugar sweet potato puree, herb gremolata, candied pecans 9 also available as a vegetarian entrée 16

SKILLET BAKED COUNTRY HAM-SPINACH DIP toasted ciabatta bread, parmesan 9

soup, salads
CREOLE CHICKEN, TOMATO & COUNTRY HAM STEW rice, green onions cup 4,5 bowl 7

ROASTED RED PEPPER-TOMATO BISQUE blue crab, basil cup 4.5 bowl 7
FRIENDLY SALAD mixed greens, mandarin oranges, applewood bacon, blue cheese, candied pecans, bbq vinaigrette 9

SEASONAL SALAD mixed greens, apples, blackberries, pickled onions, cornbread croutons, white balsamic-sorghum vinaigrette 9

entrees

BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN BREAST
tasso ham gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, country ham stewed collard greens 19

PEACH MUSTARD BBQ GLAZED ATLANTIC SALMON
our famous peach chutney, creamy stone-ground grits, seasonal vegetable saute 23

BLACKENED SHRIMP & GRITS
your choice of tasso ham gravy or andouille sausage creole sauce, creamy stone-ground grits, seasonal vegetable saute 23

CORNMEAL FRIED N.C. CATFISH
blackened shrimp, pickled onions, fresh herb tartar sauce, creamy stone-ground grits, country ham stewed collard greens 21

HERB MUSTARD GRILLED PORK TENDERLOIN
local honey-bourbon glaze, apple-vidalia saute’, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, buttermilk fried local okra 24

YOUR CHOICE OF
OUR BACON-WRAPPED 7oz. ANGUS FILET MIGNON or 14oz HAND-CUT CAB RIBEYE
“french quarter” pimento cheese, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable saute 36 / 38

TONIGHT’S VEGETARIAN ENTRÉE
ask your server for tonight’s creation 18

sides, extras, split charges
5 creamy stone-ground grits seasonal vegetable saute roasted garlic mashed potatoes
country ham stewed collard greens roasted garlic head

6.5 plain side of fried green tomatoes plain side of grilled green tomatoes
split charge for all entrees 7 split charge for all salads 3.5 substitute fried or grilled green tomatoes 3

Thank you for your patience during our re-opening. We appreciate your support more than ever!
Our Menu will change weekly. We will accommodate requests as best we can.

In order to provide the safest environment possible for all guests and staff, we do ask that…
-Masks Should Be Worn At All Times Unless You Are Eating-
-Please limit visits to other tables and be aware of other guests in regards to social distancing-
-All Menus are Single Use Only- -All multi-use items are sanitized between use at tables-
-Restrooms are cleaned thoroughly every thirty minutes. Please let us know if attention to a restroom is necessary-
-Please observe the proper entrances and EXITS-
-All Staff has been tested prior to returning to work-
Please Ask a Manager If you have additional questions/concerns about our health & safety precautions

Dinner Menu 9.30.20

starters
GRANDMA’S DEVILED EGGS pickled onions, country ham cracklings 6

OUR FAMOUS FLASH FRIED OYSTERS Gulf Select Oysters, classic cocktail sauce 14

LOW COUNTRY SHRIMP SKILLET blackened shrimp, green tomatoes, andouille sausage, low country butter, grilled green onions 13

FRIED ADLUH YELLOW GRITS herb goat cheese, roasted garlic head, bbq vinaigrette 9

CORNMEAL FRIED GREEN TOMATOES applewood bacon pimento cheese, creole ranch dressing 9

HARVEST VEGETABLE “FRICASSEE” pan roasted seasonal vegetables, local honey-bourbon glaze, brown sugar sweet potato puree, herb gremolata, candied pecans 9 also available as a vegetarian entrée 16

SKILLET BAKED COUNTRY HAM-SPINACH DIP toasted ciabatta bread, parmesan 9

soup, salads
CREOLE CHICKEN, TOMATO & COUNTRY HAM STEW rice, green onions cup 4,5 bowl 7

FRIENDLY SALAD mixed greens, mandarin oranges, applewood bacon, blue cheese, candied pecans, bbq vinaigrette 9

SEASONAL SALAD mixed greens, apples, blackberries, pickled onions, cornbread croutons, white balsamic-sorghum vinaigrette 9

entrees
BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN BREAST
tasso ham gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, country ham stewed collard greens 19

PEACH MUSTARD BBQ GLAZED ATLANTIC SALMON
our famous peach chutney, creamy stone-ground grits, seasonal vegetable saute 23

CORNMEAL FRIED N.C. CATFISH
blackened shrimp, pickled onions, fresh herb tartar sauce, creamy stone-ground grits, country ham stewed collard greens 21

HERB MUSTARD GRILLED PORK TENDERLOIN
local honey-bourbon glaze, apple-vidalia saute’, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, buttermilk fried local okra 24

YOUR CHOICE OF
OUR BACON-WRAPPED 7oz. ANGUS FILET MIGNON or 14oz HAND-CUT CAB RIBEYE
“french quarter” pimento cheese, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable saute 36 / 38

TONIGHT’S VEGETARIAN ENTRÉE
ask your server for tonight’s creation 18

Tuesday’s Dinner Menu 9.29.20

starters
OUR FAMOUS FLASH FRIED OYSTERS Gulf Select Oysters, classic cocktail sauce 14

LOW COUNTRY SHRIMP SKILLET blackened shrimp, green tomatoes, andouille sausage,
low country butter, grilled green onions 13

FRIED ADLUH YELLOW GRITS herb goat cheese, roasted garlic head, bbq vinaigrette 9

CORNMEAL FRIED GREEN TOMATOES applewood bacon pimento cheese, creole ranch dressing 9

HARVEST VEGETABLE “FRICASSEE” pan sauteed seasonal vegetables, local honey-bourbon glaze,
brown sugar sweet potato puree, herb gremolata, candied pecans 9 also available as a vegetarian entrée 16

SKILLET BAKED COUNTRY HAM-SPINACH DIP toasted ciabatta bread, parmesan 9

salads, soup
FRIENDLY mixed greens, mandarin oranges, applewood bacon, blue cheese, candied pecans, bbq vinaigrette 9

SEASONAL mixed greens, apples, blackberries, pickled onions, cornbread croutons, white balsamic-sorghum vinaigrette 9

ROASTED RED PEPPER-TOMATO BISQUE blue crab, basil cup 5 bowl 7.5

entrees
BLUE CHEESE BBQ SAUCE CRUSTED MEATLOAF
house-ground beef tenderloin & ribeye, fried vidalia onion rings, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable saute 19

BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN BREAST
tasso ham gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, country ham stewed collard greens 19

PEACH MUSTARD BBQ GLAZED YELLOWFIN TUNA
our famous peach chutney, creamy stone-ground grits, seasonal vegetable saute 28

CORNMEAL FRIED N.C. CATFISH
blackened shrimp, pickled onions, fresh herb tartar sauce, creamy stone-ground grits, country ham stewed collard greens 21

HERB MUSTARD GRILLED PORK TENDERLOIN
apple-vidalia saute’, “hog” sauce, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, country ham stewed collard greens 23

YOUR CHOICE OF
OUR BACON-WRAPPED 7oz. ANGUS FILET MIGNON or 14oz HAND-CUT CAB RIBEYE
“french quarter” pimento cheese, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable saute 36 / 38

TONIGHT’S VEGETARIAN ENTRÉE
ask your server for tonight’s creation 18

 

Monday Dinner Specials 03-16-20

starters

Grilled Apple Salad
baby arugula, strawberries,
balsamic marinated vine ripe tomatoes,
pickled onions, bacon lardons, herb goat cheese,
toasted almonds, pesto vinaigrette 9.5

Low Country Seafood Cakes
pickled veggie relish, saffron aioli 10

soups

Roasted Tomato & Blue Crab Bisque herb goat cheese
Hot & Sour chicken, pork, tofu, crispy wontons

entrees
Famous Meatloaf
blue cheese bbq sauce, crispy fried onion rings,
roasted garlic mashed potatoes,
country ham stewed collard greens 18

Blackened Carolina Mahi Mahi
fried okra, cajun crab remoulade,
creamy stone-ground grits,
sautéed veggies 24

Char-Grilled 14oz CAB Ribeye
huntsman cheese, port-wine demi glace,
roasted garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus 33

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Monday Lunch Specials 03.16.20

Low Country Seafood Cakes
pickled veggie relish, saffron aioli,
creamy stone-ground grits, your choice of vegetable 13

Caribbean Jerk Seared Shrimp over a Big Salad
pineapple salsa, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, shaved onions,
toasted almonds, mixed greens, tomato-cilantro vinaigrette 13

Today’s House-Ground Burger Special
swiss cheese, worcestershire grilled peppers & onions, basil mayo,
toasted brioche bun, lettuce, tomato, shaved onion, chips, pickle 12

Soups
Roasted Tomato & Blue Crab Bisque herb goat cheese
Hot & Sour chicken, pork, tofu, crispy wontons

Saturday Dinner Specials 03-14-20

Roasted Beet Salad
baby arugula, grilled apples, strawberries,
pickled onions, bacon lardons, herb goat cheese,
toasted almonds, pesto vinaigrette 9.5

Crispy Fried Calamari
roasted red pepper-caper relish, saffron aioli 13

Togarashi Seared
Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast
ponzu-chile glaze, curried mango chutney 12

soups

Roasted Tomato & Blue Crab Bisque herb goat cheese
Hot & Sour chicken, pork, tofu, crispy wontons

entrees
Provencal Herb Seared Red Trout
asparagus-shrimp sauté, lemon-saffron aioli,
creamy stone-ground grits, sautéed veggies 23

Blackened Carolina Mahi Mahi
grilled sweet corn-tasso ham relish, cajun crab remoulade,
andouille sausage dirty rice,
country ham stewed collard greens 24

Sesame Seared Yellowfin Tuna
grilled pineapple-calamari “salad”, Thai green curry,
jasmine rice, tempura fried veggies 25

Char-Grilled 14oz CAB Ribeye
caramelized fennel-thyme confit, port-wine jus,
roasted garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus 33

Friday Dinner Specials 03.13.20

Tonight’s Specials

starters

Roasted Beet Salad
baby arugula, grilled apples, strawberries,
pickled onions, bacon lardons, herb goat cheese,
toasted almonds, pesto vinaigrette 9.5

Crispy Fried Calamari
roasted red pepper-caper relish, saffron aioli 13

Togarashi Seared
Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast
ponzu-chile glaze, curried mango chutney 12

soups

Roasted Tomato & Blue Crab Bisque herb goat cheese
Hot & Sour chicken, pork, tofu, crispy wontons

entrees
Provencal Herb Seared Red Trout
asparagus-shrimp sauté, lemon-saffron aioli,
creamy stone-ground grits, sautéed veggies 23

Blackened Carolina Mahi Mahi
grilled sweet corn-tasso ham relish, cajun crab remoulade,
andouille sausage dirty rice,
country ham stewed collard greens 24

Sesame Seared Yellowfin Tuna
grilled pineapple-calamari “salad”, Thai green curry,
jasmine rice, tempura fried veggies 25

Char-Grilled 14oz CAB Ribeye
caramelized fennel-thyme confit, port-wine jus,
roasted garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus 33

Friday Lunch Specials 3.13.20

Buttermilk Fried Triggerfish
blue crab-caper gremolata, fresh herb tartar,
creamy stone-ground grits, your choice of vegetable 15

Low Country Seafood Cakes
green tomato-okra chow chow, saffron aioli,
creamy stone-ground grits, your choice of vegetable 13

Southwest Grilled Chicken over a Big Salad
mango salsa, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, shaved onions,
housemade croutons, mixed greens, citrus-coriander vinaigrette 12

Today’s House-Ground Burger Special
swiss cheese, worcestershire grilled peppers & onions, basil mayo,
toasted brioche bun, lettuce, tomato, shaved onion, chips, pickle 12

Soups
Roasted Tomato & Blue Crab Bisque  herb goat cheese
Hot & Sour  chicken, pork, tofu, crispy wontons

Thursday Dinner Specials 03.12.20

Tonight’s Specials

starters

Roasted Beet Salad
baby arugula, grilled apples, strawberries,
pickled onions, bacon lardons, herb goat cheese,
toasted almonds, pesto vinaigrette 9.5

Crispy Fried Calamari
roasted red pepper-caper relish, saffron aioli 13

Togarashi Seared
Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast
ponzu-chile glaze, curried mango chutney 12

soups

Roasted Tomato & Blue Crab herb goat cheese
Hot & Sour chicken, pork, tofu, crispy wontons

entrees
Provencal Herb Seared Red Trout
asparagus-shrimp sauté, lemon-saffron aioli,
creamy stone-ground grits, sautéed veggies 23

Blackened Carolina Mahi
green tomato-country ham relish,
creole mustard beurre blanc,
andouille sausage dirty rice,
country ham stewed collard greens 24

Sesame Seared Yellowfin Tuna
grilled pineapple-calamari “salad”,
Panang-coconut curry broth,
jasmine rice, tempura fried veggies 25

Char-Grilled 14oz CAB Ribeye
caramelized fennel-thyme confit, port-wine jus,
roasted garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus 33

Thursday Lunch Specials 3.12.20

Buttermilk Fried Triggerfish
blue crab-caper gremolata, fresh herb tartar,
creamy stone-ground grits, your choice of vegetable 15

Mr. Friendly’s Down South Jambalaya
blackened shrimp, andouille sausage, grilled green peppers & Vidalia onions,
jasmine rice, your choice of vegetable 13

Southwest Grilled Chicken over a Big Salad
pineapple salsa, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, shaved onions,
housemade croutons, mixed greens, citrus-coriander vinaigrette 12

Today’s House-Ground Burger Special
blackened burger, applewood bacon pimento cheese, fried pickles,
toasted brioche bun, lettuce, tomato, shaved onion, chips, pickle 12

Soups
Roasted Tomato & Blue Crab Bisque  herb goat cheese
Hot & Sour  chicken, pork, tofu, crispy wontons