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BIMA Bistro

Support Art with Tuesday Dinner Home Delivery!

Knowing that great art and great food both feed the soul, Chef Stephanie and Film Curator tj Faddis have come to the rescue with a special Tuesday Night Take Out Dinner & Movie.

Each week’s menu is special and comes with a specially-curated thematic list of smARTfilms that are readily available on Netflix or Amazon Prime. True, it’s not a sparkling evening of conversation and cuisine at the Bistro & Buxton Auditorium, but it is a reminder to savor the good things in life while supporting your favorite museum!

We’ll be releasing dinner menus each week through June 1. Full 3-course dinners with sides are $33 including all tax, tip & delivery. Quantities are limited, island deliveries only, and you need to order no later than the Sunday prior. Dinners can either be picked up at BIMA on Tuesday afternoon from 4:30 – 6, or can be delivered to you on-island between 5 – 6pm. Wine is available as well!

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BIMA Bistro

Artfully created and seasonally inspired Pacific Northwest cuisine.


(206) 451-4011


Daily from 10am-3pm


October 11, 2019
November 28, 2019
December 25, 2019
March 13, 2020
June 12-14, 2020
June 26, 2020
July 4, 2020

Surround yourself in contemporary art while enjoying the Island’s tastiest midday fare. Founded under the guidance of Chef Melinda Lucas (longtime pastry chef for Wolfgang Puck’s Spago & Eureka), BIMA Bistro is a favorite breakfast, brunch, and lunch spot for Islanders and visitors looking for an artfully created, seasonally inspired and locally sourced meal.

In addition to daily breakfast and lunch service, BIMA Bistro is open Tuesday nights in conjunction with BIMA’s smARTfilm series and for other special food-related events.




Ask your server for today’s choice.

Savory Tart

Seasonal vegetables with a savory custard and cheese. Served with a side of organic greens.

Salmon Tartine

Lox on toasted grain bread with dill cream and pickled onions. Served with a side of organic greens.

Croque Monsieur

Toasted open-face sandwich with light Dijon, French ham, Mornay, and Comté. Served with a side of organic greens.

Croque Madame

Just like the Monsieur with the addition of a poached organic egg.

Soup of the Day

Served with a slice of Pane D’Amore focaccia and butter.

Half Soup & Half Salad

Cup of our daily soup and half-size organic greens salad. Served with focaccia.

Organic Greens

Mixed organic greens with radish, shaved Parmigiano Reggiano and champagne vinaigrette.

Toasted Cheese & Tomato Soup

Open-faced toasted cheese with Mornay, Comté, and Coastal cheddar with a cup of tomato soup.


SEASONAL (Subject to change)

Avocado Toast

Toasted grain bread with half an avocado, asparagus, green Harissa and pickled onion served with a side of organic greens.

Roasted Pork Loin Sandwich

Slow roasted pork with Baharat spices and citrus slaw on a potato roll. Served with a side of organic greens.

Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted beets and arugula with Bleu cheese, toasted pecans, and pickled onions.

Morning Bites

Yogurt Parfait

Greek yogurt, bistro granola, fruit and a drizzle of raw unfiltered honey.

Toast & Jam

Choice of Pane d’Amore seedy bread or Macrina Guisseppe bread toasted with freezer jam.

Macrina Coffee Cake

A classic sour cream coffee cake with a swirl of cinnamon, cocoa, brown sugar, raisins, and toasted walnuts.

Sides & Add-Ons

Honey-cured bacon

Organic poached egg

Alaskan Sockeye lox

Grilled chicken breast

Potato salad