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Banter

Irish Bar and Kitchen
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    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Irish, Bar Food
  • 108-22 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills NY11375 40.720397 -73.843597
  • (At 71st Rd)
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  • (718) 268-8436
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The Good Morning Breakfast

The Egg Cup Toast two soft boiled eggs with toast fingers   5.00
Homemade Irish Oatmeal oatmeal with bananas, strawberries, blueberries and a brown sugar sprinkle   8.00
Irish Smoked Salmon traditional irish brown bread, smoked salmon, red onions, capers and cream cheese   10.00
Banter Breakfast Roll irish sausage, irish bacon, black pudding, white pudding and beans in a baguette with fries   10.00
Traditional Style Eggs Benedict Or Florentine    9.00
Three Egg Omelets with any three of the following and home fries: mushrooms, cheese, american or irish bacon, irish sausage, bell peppers, broccoli, tomato, spinach.   10.00
Homemade Corned Beef Hash on top of crispy potato skins topped with two poached eggs   10.00
Traditional Irish Soda Bread irish soda bread with kerrygold butter, strawberry jam and cream   7.00
The Old Standard two eggs, your choice of bacon or sausage and home fries   10.00
Quiche Of The Day chef's pick of the day with a micro green salad   9.00
French Toast orange scented with caramelized banana sauce and bacon or sausage   10.00
Buttermilk Pancakes original, blueberry or raspberry with maple syrup and sweet whipped butter   9.00
Hearty Steak And Eggs 8 oz. sirloin and two eggs with home fries.   14.00
The Banter Breakfast irish sausage, irish bacon, two eggs, black and white pudding, mushrooms, sauteed onions and half a grilled tomato   14.00

Lunch

Lunch Specials $9 Everything (Except Salads) Is Served With Your Choice Of Soup, Salad Or Fries Served 11am-4pm

Asian Chicken Salad mixed greens, oranges, peanuts, carrots, crispy wontons and green onions in a sesame ginger vinaigrette   9.00
Blackened Chicken Wrap blackened chicken, raw onion, lettuce, corn and ranch dressing   9.00
Chicken Salad Sandwich lemon and celery chicken salad with lettuce and tomato on white toast   9.00
Crab Cake Sandwich baked crab cake, lettuce and tomato on a toasted roll   9.00
Grilled Veggie Wrap onions, eggplant, zucchini, peppers, portabella mushrooms and fresh mozzarella with pesto mayo   9.00
Honey Mustard Chicken Baguette grilled chicken, honey mustard and brie cheese   9.00
Omelette three egg omelette with your choice of three between: cheese, mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomatoes, grilled veggies, spinach, bacon and irish sausage   9.00
Shrimp Salad On Pita lemon zested shrimp salad on toasted pita bread   11.00
Steak Sandwich sirloin steak, sautéed mushrooms, onions and horseradish mayo on a baguette   12.00
Banter Baguette grilled chicken, sundried tomato pesto, fresh mozzarella   9.00
Blackened Salmon Salad romaine, black beans, sweet corn, pepper jack, crispy onions, and ranch dressing   11.00
Classic Burger lettuce, roasted plum tomatoes and grilled red onion   9.00
Fresh Cod On A Roll beer battered cod and homemade tartar sauce   9.00
Homemade Vegetable Burger cheddar cheese and fresh made guacamole   9.00
Tex-Mex Chili homemade tex-mex chili served wit melted cheese and tortilla chips   9.00
Philly Cheese Steak Wrap angus steak, peppers, american cheese   9.00
Southwestern Turkey Burger pepperjack cheese and cranberry salsa   9.00
Turkey Club honey pepper turkey, lettuce, tomato, bacon and sundried tomato basil mayo on whole wheat toast   9.00

Dinner

Small Plates

Homemade Soup chef's specialty made fresh every day   6.00
Irish Breakfast Pizza irish sausage, irish bacon, black and white pudding, irish beans and two fried eggs on a thin sweet irish brown sauce crust   14.00
Homemade Scotch Egg your choice of two: shepherds, beef and guinness or chicken pot   9.00
Mini Pies your choice of two: shepherds, beef and guinness or chicken pot   10.00
Crab Cakes chipotle mayo, mango salsa and crispy onions   12.00
Irish Sausage Rolls two irish sausages wrapped in puff pastry with a sweet irish brown sauce   9.00
Banter Mussel Bowl fresh mussels in your choice of a guinness, irish style curry or buffalo broth   12.00
Irish Five Onion Soup with croutons, swiss and irish porter cheese   8.00
Curried Chicken Mac n Cheese with grilled chicken and mozzarella cheese in a curry sauce   12.00
Baked Guinness Mac n Cheese with smoked bacon and an ardagh strawberry wine crust   9.00
Jameson Spring Rolls jameson whiskey marinated sirloin steak, onions and tomatoes   10.00
Bubble And Squeak Dumplings corned beef, cabbage, and carrots in fried dumplings with mustard drizzle   9.00
Curry Cheese Fries crispy fries with cheese, scallions and curry sauce   8.00
Curried Chicken Mac And Cheese with grilled chicken and mozzarella cheese in a curry sauce   12.00

Salads

Raspberry Shrimp Salad mixed greens, dried cranberries, walnuts, pears and grilled shrimp in a homemade raspberry vinaigrette   18.00
Blackened Salmon Salad black beans, sweet corn, pepper jack cheese and crispy onions over romaine lettuce with a ranch dressing   17.00
Bleu Cashel Sirloin Salad crumbled irish cashel bleu cheese,sliced ny strip steak, sliced fried baby potatoes and cucumbers in a roasted shallot vinaigrette   18.00
Banter Signature Salad parmesan cheese and pine nuts over baby green with an oven dried tomato vinaigrette   11.00
with portabella   15.00
with chicken   16.00
with salmon or shrimp   18.00
Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Salad roasted walnuts, dried cranberries, blueberry vanilla goat cheese and mixed greens in a cider vinaigrette   12.00
with portabella   16.00
with chicken   17.00
with salmon, steak or shrimp   19.00

Burgers

Signature Banter Burger onion blended burger with pepper jack cheese and creamy chipotle mayo.   12.00
Vegetable Burger cheddar cheese, homemade guacamole and a pico de gallo salsa   11.00
Irish Style Chicken Burger breaded homemade chicken patty with mature irish cheddar and irish coleslaw   13.00
Classic Burger roasted tomatoes, lettuce and grilled red onions. bacon   10.00
add bacon  ea 2.00
add cheese, mushrooms, sauteed onions   1.00

Main Courses

Filet Of Pork pork tenderloin rolled with homemade stuffing served with mashed potatoes, cranberry and magners pan gravy   19.00
Bangers And Mash jumbo irish sausages with colcannon topped with onion gravy   15.00
Signature Fish And Chips crispy beer battered cod with irish coleslaw, mushy peas, tartar sauce and chips   17.00
Chicken Pot Pie chicken, corn, pearl onions, carrots and celery with a pastry top   15.00
Chilean Sea Bass eight ounce sea bass filet in a sherry cream sauce served with a baked potato and seasonal vegetables   28.00
New York Strip Steak 16 oz. angus beef with mash, mixed vegetables and onion gravy.   26.00
Traditional Irish Stew harp infused stew with lamb, baby potatoes, pearl onions, carrots and celery   18.00
Banter Shank red wine braised lamb shank with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables   23.00
Pan Seared Chicken Breast sauteed potatoes, smoked bacon and leeks in a sherry cream sauce   17.00
Shepherd's Pie angus beef, peas and carrots topped with creamy colcannon   15.00
Beef and Guinness Pie sliced steak with carrots, potatoes and peas in a guinness infused gravy with a fresh pastry top   16.00
Barbeque Baby Back Ribs in a sweet honey barbeque sauce with mash or fries and coleslaw 1/2 20.00 full 28.00
Pan Roasted Salmon mixed vegetables and raisin couscous in a light curry and basil cream sauce   18.00

 

Brunch $15

Ban-Ter: Noun; An Exchange Of Light, Playful, Teasing Remarks. Includes A Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Coffee, Juice, Soda Or Tea

Raspberry Shrimp Salad add mixed greens, grilled shrimp, dried cranberries, walnuts and pears in a homemade raspberry vinaigrette   2.00
Crab Cakes crispy onions, mango salsa, mixed greens and chipotle mayo   
Croissandwich lemon zested shrimp salad with sweet potato fries   
Breakfast Burrito eggs, jalapenos, onions, american cheese and bacon or sausage with home fries   
Traditional Style Eggs Benedict Or Florentine    
Three Egg Omelets with any three of the following and home fries: mushrooms, cheese, ham, american or irish bacon, irish sausage, herbs, bell peppers, roasted mixed veggies, broccoli, chicken, tomato, spinach   
Homemade Corned Beef Hash on top of crispy potato skins with two poached eggs   
Smoked Salmon Omelet chef's specialty with smoked salmon, cream cheese, chives and home fries   
The Irish Breakfast add irish sausage, irish bacon, two eggs, black and white pudding, mushrooms, sauteed onions and half a grilled tomato   2.00
Blackened Salmon Salad sweet corn, black beans, crispy onions and romaine lettuce tossed in ranch dressing   
Quiche Of The Day chef's pick of the day with a micro green salad   
Grilled Veggie Wrap zucchini, peppers, carrots, eggplant, onions, mushrooms and fresh mozzarella with pesto mayo and sweet potato fries   
French Toast orange scented with caramelized banana sauce and bacon or sausage   
Buttermilk Pancakes original, blueberry or raspberry with maple syrup and sweet whipped butter   
Hearty Steak And Eggs add 8 oz. sirloin and two eggs with home fries   2.00
add 16 oz steak   8.00
Homemade Crepes with wild mushrooms, asparagus and grilled chicken or with smoked salmon, mature irish cheddar and spinach   
Southern Fried Chicken Biscuits southern style fried chicken breast on homemade buttermilk biscuits with a creamy hollandaise drizzle, two eggs and sweet potato fries   

Brunch Kids Menu $9

Includes Soda Or Juice And Ice Cream

Two Egg Omelet choose two items: bacon, sausage, ham, cheese, tomato   
French Toast with or without banana sauce   
Silver Dollar Pancakes with maple syrup   
Chicken Fingers with french fries   
Irish Sausages with french fries   

Kids Menu $9

Comes With Soda Or Juice And Ice Cream

Grilled Cheese Sandwich with french fries   
Cheeseburger with french fries   
Chicken Fingers with french fries   
Macaroni And Cheese     
Sausage Roll with french fries   

Banter Late Night Bar Menu

Cashel Bleu Mac N Cheese with grilled chicken, smoked bacon, japanese bread crumbs and cashel bleu cheese   10.00
Corned Beef Reuben Dip corned beef, swiss cheese and sauerkraut dip with rye toast   12.00
Banter Mussel Bowl fresh mussels in either your guinness, irish style curry or buffalo broth   12.00
Homemade Scotch Egg soft boiled egg, surrounded by banger pork, breaded & deep fried with a curry mayonnaise drizzle   9.00
Curry Cheese Fries crispy fries with scallions, cheese and curry sauce   8.00
Sliders beef sliders with bacon and cheese   9.00
Crab Cakes chipotle mayo, mango salsa and crispy onions   12.00
Jameson Spring Rolls jameson marinated sirloin steak, tomatoes and onions.   10.00
Sweet Baby Back Ribs half rack smothered in sweet honey barbeque sauce with irish coleslaw   12.00
Sirloin Steak Sandwich ny sirloin steak with sauteed mushrooms and onions on a baguette with horseradish mayo   13.00
Vegetable Burger cheddar cheese, homemade guacamole and a pico de gallo salsa   11.00
Irish Five Onion Soup with croutons, swiss and irish porter cheese   8.00
Irish Taco Fries crispy fries with chili, cheese and our secret taco sauce   9.00
Irish Sausage Rolls two irish sausages wrapped in puff pastry with a sweet irish brown sauce   9.00
Nachos baked tortilla chips with pico de gallo, cheese, homemade guacamole and sour cream.   10.00
add chili or chicken   3.00
Chicken Tenders with a guinness and whiskey honey mustard and signature banter barbeque sauce   10.00
Quesadillas pan fried quesadillas with cheese   9.00
add chicken   2.00
add steak or shrimp   4.00
Fire Tex Mex Chili piping hot and served with baked tortilla chips   8.00
Wings tossed in your choice of honey barbeques, buffalo or honey mustard   9.00
Banter Combo Plate jameson spring rolls, wings, chicken tenders and quesadillas   20.00
Signature Banter Burger onion blended burger with pepper jack cheese and creamy chipotle mayo   12.00
Classic Burger roasted tomatoes, lettuce and grilled red onions   10.00
add bacon   2.00
add cheese, mushrooms, onions  ea 1.00

Our Signature Cocktails

Magners Margarita grand marnier-tequila- magners cider-cinnamon-brown sugar rim   10.00
The Honey Bush bushmills honey-fresh squeezed lemon- honey-ginger   9.00
Brittany Sin saint germain-hendrick's gin-tonic-orange-lime-raspberries   9.00
Banter Warm Apple Pie mckenzies apple pie cider-hardcore cider whiskey-cinnamon-orange   9.00
The Dark Forest dark rum-ginger beer-jameson-blueberry   10.00
The Irish Lady irishman founders reserve-st. germain-cranberry-lemon-strawberries   10.00

Draught Beer

Stout

Guiness ireland   
Bellhaven Black Stout scotland   

Ales

Smithwicks ireland   
Banter Brew queens   

Indian Pale Ales

Goose Island new york   
Captain Lawrence new york   
Brooklyn Blast brooklyn   
Stone california   

Lagers

Stella belgium   
Harp ireland   
Heineken Light holland   
Queens Lager queens   
Samuel Adams Boston boston   
Duvel belgium   

Wheat

Blue Moon belgium   
Harpoon UFO White massachusetts   
Samuel Adams Cold Snap boston   

Ciders

Magners ireland   
Mckenzies Apple Pie Cider new york   
Angry Orchard boston   

 

Bottle Beers

Delirium Tremens    
Magners Pear Cider    
Corona    
Corona Light    
Miller Lite    
Budweiser    
Bud Light    
Amstel Light    
Heineken    
Heineken Light    
Coors Light    
Kopparberg Pear Cider 16oz    
Redbridge (Gluten Free)    
Smirnoff Ice    
Becks    

Red Wine By The Glass

Hob Nob Pinot Noir (France) medium bodied, smooth and rich   8.00
Alamos Malbec (Argentina) alamos malbec (argentina) 8g/30b bright black cherry aroma with light floral notes, silky tannins and a touch of toast   8.00
Fleur Du Cap Merlot (South Africa) full bodied with subtle aromas of ripe berries and cherries with gentle tannins   9.00
Montes Classic Cabernet (Chile) full bodies, spicy fruit ad firm tannins   8.00
Penfold's Koonunga Hill Shiraz (South Australia) rich plums and blueberry with a touch of pepper and spice   9.00

White Wine By The Glass

Acacia Chardonnay (California) rich layers of tropical fruit, apple, pear, citrus, floral and mineral character   8.00
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand) ripe fruit flavors of melon and passionfruit with a crisp acidity   9.00
Seven Daughters Pinot Grigio (California) light bodied with a crisp peach and honey flavor and an apple-like fruit aroma   9.00
Rainstorm Pinot Gris (Oregon) very dry with crisp pear, honey blossom and flavors of mango with fresh acidity   9.00
Voveti Prosecco (Italy) fresh, foamy mousse with tempered acidity and a fresh, graceful profile   7.00
Schmitt Relax Reisling -slightly dry with an enticing fruity bouquet, it shows intense flavors of apples and peaches with a hint of citrus-   8.00
Banter
108-22 Queens Blvd
At 71st Rd
(718) 268-8436
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