Dine, Historic Balch Hotel

INTIMATE, seasonal, FARM-TO-TABLE dining

Dining at the Balch Bistro

Join us for a casually-elegant, rustic dining experience (indoor or patio dining)

Hours: Thursday-Monday 5 – 7 pm

Bistro may close for special events. Please call to confirm hours of operation.


Menu updated seasonally. We source local, organic, farm-to-table whenever possible. We feature natural products from our neighbor, Azure Standard, as well as other local farms, the Balch gardens, and the overall bounty of this diverse growing region.

Dine, Historic Balch Hotel

Starters & Salads

Balch Board

Selection of cured meats and cheeses with olives,fruit, and crackers

Serves two

Serves four


Carbon Farm, Dufur, OR organic greens topped with nuts, pickled beets, feta, and pickled red onion; topped in Balch balsamic vinaigrette (GF)

With Mary's free-range, organic chicken

Side salad


Salmon Cakes

Columbia River Chinook salmon cakes with house-made lemon-garlic aioli, paired with an organic green salad with fresh berries, nuts, feta (GF) 

2 salmon cakes

3 salmon cakes


Marinated tofu OR organic chicken with lentils and roasted seasonal vegetables over coconut rice. Drizzled with sriracha sauce (GF)(vegetarian)

Dine, Historic Balch Hotel


Balch Signature Fruit Crisp

Seasonal local fruit baked with oat streusel (GF)

A la mode

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Sundae

With a choice of caramel or chocolate Cabernet Sauvignon wine sauce 

BALCH ChocolaTe Cake

Rich and deliciously moist chocolate cake topped with chocolate ganache. Drizzled with chocolate Cabernet Sauvignon reduction sauce

A la mode

See wine list for selections of local wine, craft beer and cider, NA craft beer and soft drinks

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