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AVANT Restaurant is now open for indoor and outdoor dining.

Dining Menu

RAW
West Coast Oysters rhubarb mignonette, lemon, shallot GF $17
Cured Hiramasa green almond, cultured milk, young fennel GF $19
Beef Tartare local farm egg yolk, parmesan, celtuce GF $21

SMALL PLATES
Cauliflower Bisque  carraway, creme fraiche, dill, smoked trout roe GF $18 
Charred Winter Lettuce  radicchio, blood orange, radish, green peppercorn emulsion  VG | GF | DF $16
Hearth-Grilled King Trumpet Mushroom tarragon, verjus, crispy garlic VG | GF $15
Woodfired Cauliflower black truffle, black garlic, charred onion VG | GF | DF $15
Creamy Polenta meyer lemon, spring flowers GF $15
Hand-rolled Gnocchi lamb neck, pecorino romano, ramps, lemon crumb $19
Cheek + Belly pork duo, savoy cabbage, parmesan, dashi $19
Seared Scallops brown butter, lemon, chive GF $27

MAINS

Charcoal-Grilled Kanpachi green garlic, amarosa potato, cauliflower mushroom GF $43
'Snake River Farms' Wagyu Short Rib togarashi aioli, grilled kohlrabi, celery root $45
21 Day-Aged Duck Breast miso honey glaze, bok choy, cilantro $47
'Snake River Farms' Wagyu Strip Loin japanese sweet potato, sesame, morrel GF $59
32oz 60-Day Dry-Aged Bone-In Prime Ribeye roasted bone marrow, bordelaise GF $105
Japanese A5 Wagyu Ribeye aerated potato, black truffle, wagyu confit, onion GF $30/ounce

DESSERT

Spring Strawberries + Cream preserved strawberry, buttermilk, vanilla pound cake VG $14
Dark Chocolate Torte toasted meringue, raspberry, cream cheese VG $14
Vanilla + Rhubarb Panna Cotta sable, creme fraiche, lemon verbena VG $14

GF Gluten Free | DF Dairy Free | VG Vegetarian
The consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, meat, poultry, seafood or shellfish may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

WHITE WINE
Zonin Prosecco, Italy $12
Domaine Carneros Brut Rosé, Carneros, CA $19
Moet & Chandon Brut, "Imperial", Epernay, Champagne, France $25
Dom Perignon Brut, Champagne, France $45
Pratsch Organic Grüner Veltliner, Austria $12
Tablas Creek Blanc "Patelin de Tablas," Paso Robles, CA $12
Dry Creek Vineyard Chenin Blanc, Clarksburg, CA $12
Three Brooms Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand $13
Pascal Jolivet Sancerre, France $18
Benvolio Pinot Grigio, Friuli, Italy $12
Dr. Fischer Riesling, Mosel, Germany $13
Filaboa Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain $14
Mont Gravet Rosé, Pays d’Oc, France $11
Les Belles Roches Chardonnay, Burgundy France $14
Matanzas Creek Chardonnay, Somona Coast, CA $18
Far Niente Chardonnay, Napa Valley, CA $25

RED WINE
Talbott Pinot Noir, "Kali Hart", Monterey, CA $14
Patz & Hall Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, CA $20
Serio & Bautista Borgogno Nebiolo d'Alba DOC, Italy $14
Tablas Creek "Patelin Rouge," Paso Robles, CA $12
Catena Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina $14
Seven Falls Merlot, Wahluke Slope, WA $14
Sextant “Wheelhouse” Zinfandel, Paso Robles, CA $18
Brotte Cru des Cotes du Rhone, Cairanne, France $16
Martin Ray Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma, CA $15
Whitehall Lane "Tre Leoni" Red Blend, Napa, CA $18
Hourglass 'HGIII' Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, CA $25

DRAFT BEER
Mikkeller "Run This Town" Pilsner, San Diego, 5.5% $9
Alesmith ".394 Pale Ale", San Diego, 6.0% $9
Stone "Tangerine Express", India Pale Ale, San Diego, 6.7% $9
Thorn Brewing "Hopster Pot", Hazy India Pale Ale, San Diego, 7.0% $9
Ballast Point "Sculpin", India Pale Ale, San Diego, 7.0% $9
Modern Times "Fruitland", Tropical Sour Gose, San Diego, 4.8% $9

HANDCRAFTED LIBATIONS BY MIXOLOGIST JASON SORGE
Honey's Alibi The Botanist Gin, Grapefruit, Lemon, Honey, Basil $17
Summer Thyme Ketel One Vodka, Lemon, Citrus-Thyme Syrup, Prosecco, Garden Flowers $16
Smoke Screen Herradura Blanco Tequila, Lagavulin Scotch Spritz, Orange Bitters $18
Beau Purple Bacardi Silver Rum, Butterfly Pea Water, Lime, Coconut, Pineapple, Vanilla, Aquafaba $17
Jalisco Roots RBI Double Barrel Herradura Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, Ginger, Lime, Agave, Mezcal $17
Swedish Gimlet Tanqueray No. 10 Gin, Lime, Aquafaba, Cardamom, Orange Bitters $17
Nassau 1930 Talisker 10 Year Scotch, Cointreau, Batavia-Arrack van Oosten, Chocolate, Nutmeg $17
Giuseppe's Mind Angostura Bitters, Knob Creek Rye, Giffard Orgeat, Lime, Aquafaba $18
Woodsman RBI Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Lemongrass + Jasmine Syrup, Orange Bitters, Orange $18
Rye & Dry Rittenhouse Rye, Carpano Dry Vermouth, Yellow Chartreuse, Luxardo, Orange Bitters $17
American Theorem Whistle Pig Rye, Benedictine, 10yr Boal Madeira, Bitters, Spiced Nuts $21
Dark Pedigree Remy Martin XO Cognac, Benedictine, Calvados, Dark Chocolate, Coffee Liqueur, Truffle $34

Mixologist Jason Sorge
Sommelier and Cellar Master Joe Baumgardner
Chef de Cuisine Christopher Gentile


AVANT focuses on unpretentious, approachable cuisine with homegrown culinary touches paired with handcrafted classic cocktails, local craft beer and limited production wines from around the world.

We support the minimum wage increase approved by San Diego voters and the State legislature. A 4.95% surcharge has been added to your check and all of us at AVANT thank you for supporting us as we strive to offer you exceptional service and an extraordinary dining experience.

We use many local, sustainable, and seasonal ingredients.  Because of this, our menus change daily.  We do our best to update our web page with the latest information, however, please call 844.254.0013 to inquire about specific dishes.