Welcome to TRiO where we’re all about simple pleasures, authentic flavors, and good times.

We’ve crafted our menu to enhance the natural goodness of exceptional ingredients through simple preparations. You’ll find local seafood, seasonal produce, artisan cheeses and handcrafted cured meats along with housemade accompaniments, dips, dressing and desserts. The small plate menu format encourages you to discover inspired creations, combined with the comfort of classic flavors. Enjoy!

Soup & Salad

Soup of the Day cup or bowl 4,6
House Caesar Parmigiano Reggiano|housemade garlic crouton|lemon mascarpone Caesar dressing small or large(V) 4,8
Add roasted shrimp 6 Add crab cake 10
Roasted Beet Salad shaved fennel|arugula|pistachios|Purple Haze goat cheese|orange honey vinaigrette(V,GF) 13
Tomato Mozzarella Salad ripe tomatoes|fresh mozzarella|arugula|balsamic vinaigrette (V,GF)  11


Jerk Shrimp Tacos pickled shishito peppers|goat cheese|roasted corn|cilantro choose 2 or 3 (GF) 10, 14
House Grilled Cheese  artisan cheese blend|truffle oil (V) 7
Brie and Prosciutto Panini rosemary fig spread 9
Aged Gouda and Rare Roast Beef Panini  roasted tomato|arugula 9
Brie, Turkey and Strawberry Panini  local pepper jelly|fresh basil 10
Avocado, Tomato and Chickpea Pitacrisp romaine|feta|red wine herb vinaigrette (V) 9
Sides chips|caramelized onion dip 3,2


Demi Baguette Parmigiano pepper dipping oil (V) 4
TRiO Toasted Nut Mix(V, GF) 5
House Seasoned Olives contains pits (Veg, GF) 4
Caramelized Onion Dip served with a basket of chips (V, GF)  6.5

Small Plates

Olive Tapenade Crostini whole milk ricotta (V) 7
Smoked Salmon Toast herbed goat cheese|cucumber|radish 8
Roasted Cauliflower chimichurri|Barber’s cheddar (V,GF)  6
Housemade Hummus toasted pita|fresh veggies (Veg)  6.5
Stuffed Peppadews herbed goat cheese|Marcona almond (V,GF) 6
Patatas Bravas roasted potatoes|spicy tomato sauce|caramelized fennel|aioli (V,GF) 7
“Craft” Mac-n-cheese six cheese blend (V)   cup 5.5   bowl 11
Smoky Garlic Shrimp jumbo local shrimp|garlic paprika butter
cherry tomatoes|baguette 13

Large Plates

Crab Pot Pie jumbo lump crab|vegetables|Old Bay Cava cream 17
Shrimp & Grits jumbo local shrimp|mushrooms|leeks|bacon|fontina grit cake 23
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake white bean and corn succotash|roasted red pepper coulis 25
Beer Steamed Clams & Chorizo caramelized fennel|cherry tomatos|Berliner Weisse broth 18
Manicotti herbed whole milk ricotta|artichoke|toasted pine nuts|cherry tomato
Midnight Moon cream sauce (V) 16
Quinoa Bowl avocado|roasted corn|cherry tomato|sweet potato|crispy speck|arugula|pepitas|arugula pesto dressing (GF) 14 add roasted shrimp 6
*make it vegetarian by omitting speck

Cheese & Charcuterie

Cheese Board see our board for today’s selections (V)
choose one, three, or five 7,14,21
Charcuterie Board Jambon de Bayonne|Soppressata|Paté|Bresaola|Speck
choose one, three, or five 6,12,18
Cremont “Fondue” bourbon honey|rosemary|spices
served with seasonal fruit and warm baguette 12
Herbed Goat Cheese Herbes de Provence|EVOO|baguette (V) 7
Baked Brie balsamic strawberries|toasted almonds|puff pastry (V) 9


Dark Chocolate Goat Cheese Cheesecake    8
Rich and decadent – a local favorite!
Fruit Cobbler seasonal fruit|crumble|vanilla ice cream 8
Peaches & Cheese grilled peach|honey whipped mascarpone|amaretti crumble 8
Gelato    3.5
Ask your server for today’s selection
Vanilla Ice Cream    2.5

Menu selections and prices subject to change.
V=vegetarian, Veg=Vegan, GF=Gluten Free

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Our Cheesemonger – Jennifer Minnich

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TRiO Cheesemonger Jennifer Minnich