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Phone: 704-872-5557
123 North Center Street, Statesville, NC

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For the week of January 9 – 13, 2018

 

 

*January 9, 2018 News & Events*

 

It sure has been cold outside recently! Call us for your lunch or dinner needs. We can deliver it to you! Also, remember we now have Family Meal to Go plans! Call or email for more information. 704.872.5557 or ristosplace@gmail.com

 

Meatloaf, homemade yummy mashed potatoes, & spicy collard greens is the Family Meal to Go Plan this week for Wednesday & Thursday, You must call your order by 2:00 pm.

Specials this week:

Soup of the Day: Creamy Broccoli & Cheese – broccoli, onions, carrots, celery, homemade vegetable stock and lots of heavy cream

Jalapeno Potato Poppers: Homemade mashed potatoes, roasted jalapenos, cheddar & mozzarella cheese, and fried

Lunch: Meatball Sub – Homemade Meatballs with marinara on a toasted hoagie bun served with choice of homemade chips, steak fries, or homemade pasta salad

Pizza: Duxelle (homemade mushroom pesto) with mozzarella & sprinkled with blue cheese crumbles

Dinner: – Beef Short Ribs served with homemade potatoes, roasted carrots, gravy and turnips

  • Grilled 12-oz Bone-in Pork Chop with fried prosciutto, an apple chutney, and roasted pecans then served with a red-wine sautéed red cabbage
  • Grilled Tuna with a pineapple salsa containing cilantro, yellow peppers, ginger, & shallots served with quinoa and asparagus

Desserts: Tres Leches, Orange Cake, Tiramisu, Vanilla Cheesecake with a blue-raspberry sauce, Scarlet Red Velvet Ice Cream from Front Porch Creamery, Flourless Chocolate Tart topped with ganache, Apple Strudel (apples from Dixie, the farmer from Taylorsville) with raisins & walnuts and scoop of vanilla ice cream

Events this week:

(Live Music Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

Tuesday Tini Tuesday starts at 4:30 pm and we’ll have OPEN MIC at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday we open for dinner at 5:00 pm & WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

Thursday we have live music in the lounge with Michael Wilson Knowles at 7:30 pm.

Friday  The Broad Pickups are with us at 8:00 pm. Saturday we will have delicious dinner specials and $10 Domestic Buckets.

 

For the week of January 2 – 6, 2018

*January 4, 2018 News & Events*

 

We hope all of our Risto’s family had a wonderful New Year, and are looking forward to many prosperous days in 2018. As we move forward into the new year we want to be your “go-to” restaurant so please share your comments and feedback with us on Trip Advisor, Google, Yelp, Facebook, or simply a reply to our weekly newsletter. We always share your feedback with our staff to help us grow and become better at what we do. Call us for your Family to Go Meal, catering service, business meeting, reservation for special occasions or just a simple lunch with colleagues. We love our customers and look forward to serving you in 2018!

 

Specials this week:

Soup of the Day: Homemade Italian Sausage in a chicken stock, with carrots, tomatoes, onion, celery and baby broccoli leaves

Crab Dip: USA caught in the wild & served with crostinis

Salad Wedge: Iceberg Wedge, homemade creamy blue cheese dressing, bacon crumbles, tomato & pickled onions

Lunch: Open faced, shaved prime rib, with French fries & topped with gravy

Pizza: Roasted Garlic, mozzarella cheese, chicken, and broccoli, with fresh tomatoes

Dinner: – Beef Lasagna

  • Grilled 12-oz Bone-in Pork Chop with fried prosciutto, an apple chutney, and roasted pecans then served with a red-wine sautéed red cabbage

 

Desserts: Red Velvet Cake, Tiramisu, Triple Chocolate Mousse, Vanilla Cheesecake with a blue-raspberry sauce, Scarlet Red Velvet Ice Cream from Front Porch Creamery, warm Apple Dabble Cake served with vanilla ice cream, Apple Dumplings with vanilla ice cream

Events this week:

(Live Music Thursday & Friday)

Wednesday we open for dinner at 5:00 pm & WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

 

Thursday we have live music in the lounge with The Staton Bush Project at 7:30 pm.

Friday  After the Rain (Quin & Courtney) is with us at 8:00 pm.

Saturday we will have delicious dinner specials and $10 Domestic Buckets.

 

 

 

For the week of December 27 – 30, 2017

 

 

*December 27, 2017 News & Events*

 

 

Plan for our annual New Year’s Eve Party, Sunday December 31, 2017. We will have special menu items as well as drink specials, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. Our band will be Doesn’t Madder so come join us! Call now because reservations are limited. 704-872-5557

 

Specials this week:

Soup of the Day: Homemade Potato with potatoes, carrots, onions, celery in a homemade vegetable stock

Lunch: Featuring our new Goat Cheeseburger: beef burger with a homemade tomato jam with roasted jalapeno, goat cheese & lettuce on a brioche bun served with choice of side

Pizza: Mushroom, Bacon & Tomato with a marinara sauce

Dinner: Grilled Filet with roasted shallots, mushrooms served with baked potatoes and sautéed asparagus

Grilled 12-oz Bone-in Pork Chop with fried prosciutto, an apple chutney, and roasted pecans then served with a red-wine sautéed red cabbage

Fish: Fresh NC Flounder seared to perfection with sides (TBD)

Desserts: Carrot Cake, Rum Raisin Bread Pudding, Red Velvet Cake

 

Events this week:

(Live Music Thursday & Friday)

 

 

Wednesday we open for dinner at 5:00 pm & WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

Thursday we have live music in the lounge with the smooth sounds of LeeD Not Follow at 7:30 pm.

Friday  Moon Rhythm is with us at 8:00 pm. !

 

Saturday we will have delicious dinner specials and $10 Domestic Buckets.

 

 

 

For the week of December 19 – 23, 2017

*December 19, 2017 News & Events*

 

We are excited for Christmas to arrive and we can spend time away from work with our families and friends. It is our hope that you will get some time to do this as well. While society has put much emphasis on the materialism of the holiday we want you to take time out and spend quality time with those you love. We need to turn off electronics, put away our phones and reach out to people in our lives socially. From the Risto’s Place family to you: we wish you a very Merry Christmas. We will be closed Saturday, December 23, 2017 – lunch on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 and will open for dinner Wednesday, December 27, 2107.

 

 

Specials this week:

Soup of the Day: Ham & Bean Soup

Lunch: Moussaka with a petite salad

Pizza: Chicken, Bacon, Broccoli & Cheese

Dinner: Grilled Filet with roasted shallots, mushrooms served with baked potatoes and sautéed asparagus

Fish: NC Flounder – how would you like us to cook it for you? It will be served with spaghetti squash & asparagus

Desserts: Italian Love Cake, Orange Cake, Cheesecake with local honey, orange zest & ricotta cheese and a blueberry sauce, Chocolate Cheesecake topped with chopped candy canes (late week), Coconut Cake, Apple Strudel, Tiramisu

Events this week:

(Live Music on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

 

Tuesday it’s Tini Tuesday with $5.00 select martinis and OPEN MIC at 7:30 pm.

 

Wednesday WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

 

Thursday we have live music in the lounge with Adam & Steve of Coddle Creek at 7:30 pm. Its their debut and we expect a crowd so come early!

Friday  Cold Bait Live Beer is with us at 8:00 pm. Another debut with us!

 

Saturday we will be closed for the holiday.

 

 

Plan for our annual New Year’s Eve Party, Sunday December 31, 2017. We will have special menu items as well as drink specials, party favors, and a champagne toast a midnight. Our band will be Doesn’t Madder so come join us! Call now because reservations are limited.

For the week of December 12 – December 16

*December 12, 2017 News & Events*

It’s not too late to have your holiday party with us! Just call 704-872-5557.

 

Gift Certificate SALE:

(expires December 16, 2017)

Get a $20.00 Gift Card for only $15.00

Get a $50.00 Gift Card for only $40.00

Get a $100.00 Gift Card for only $75.00

These are such a great deal you should get one for yourself! Come in and get yours or call us today and we can handle it over the phone.

704-872-5557

Specials this week:

Soup of the Day: Beef Stew

Lunch: Shepherd’s Pie – layer of beef and gravy, layer of carrots, and then a layer of mashed potatoes (Yummy!) served with a petite salad and choice of dressing

Pizza: Cheese Lovers

Dinner: Filet Mignon topped with gorgonzola and served with baked potato and seasonal vegetables

Fish: Champagne Alfredo – Shrimp & Scallops in a champagne, alfredo sauce with tarragon on a bed of linguine pasta

Desserts: Tiramisu, Tres Leches Cake, Vanilla Cheesecake with homemade strawberry sauce, Chocolate Cheesecake, Orange Cake, Birds Brownies

Events this week:

(Live Music on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

 

Tuesday the DRIVE AT FIVE from WAME 92.9 FM radio will be broadcasting live in the lounge. Come enjoy some of our delicious appetizers! It is also Tini Tuesday with $5.00 select martinis and OPEN MIC at 7:30 pm.

 

Wednesday WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

 

Thursday we have live music in the lounge with Breaking Point at 7:30 pm.

Friday it’s Homemade Sin back with us at 8:00 pm.

 

Saturday we have $10.00 Domestic Buckets of Beer

 

Plan for our annual New Year’s Eve Party, Sunday December 31, 2017. We will have special menu items as well as drink specials, party favors, and a champagne toast a midnight. Our band will be Doesn’t Madder so come join us! Call now because reservations are limited.

For the week of December 5 – December 8

*December 5, 2017 News & Events*

It’s almost unbelievable that December is already here. And of course, that means Christmas is right around the corner and then follows New Year’s! 2017 has certainly flown by. We want to thank all our loyal customers, friends and family for supporting us. Check out our Gift Certificate sale. This makes a great gift for anyone, including yourself! Have a great week and we hope to see you soon!

 

Gift Certificate SALE:

(expires December 16, 2017)

 

Get a $20.00 Gift Card for only $15.00

Get a $50.00 Gift Card for only $40.00

Get a $100.00 Gift Card for only $75.00

These are such a great deal you should get one for yourself! Come in and get yours or call us today and we can handle it over the phone.

704-872-5557

Specials this week:

Soup of the Day: Potato Soup

Lunch: Chicken Pot Pie with a petite salad

Pizza: Bacon, Onion, Cheese, Sundried Tomatoes with a roasted garlic base

Dinner: Braised Short Ribs with mashed potatoes, & root vegetables (carrot, onions, & turnips)

Fish: Sautéed Shrimp with shallots, tomatoes, fresh baby spinach, in a garlic white wine sauce served over angel hair pasta

Desserts: Vanilla Cheesecake with homemade strawberry sauce, Chocolate Cheesecake, Italian Love Cake, Tiramisu, Key Lime Pie, Coconut Cake

Events this week:

(Live Music on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

 

Tuesday it is Tini Tuesday with $5.00 select martinis and OPEN MIC at 7:30 pm.

 

Wednesday WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

Thursday we have live music in the lounge with Angie Smith at 7:30 pm.

Friday it’s Audiophiles back with us at 8:00 pm.

 

Saturday we have $10.00 Domestic Buckets of Beer

 

Plan for our annual New Year’s Eve Party, Sunday December 31, 2017. We will have special menu items as well as drink specials, party favors, and a champagne toast a midnight. Call now because reservations are limited.

This week’s events: November 28 – December 2

 

*November 28, 2017 News & Events*

 

It’s not too late to schedule your holiday party with us. Call us today and find out how you can have your event here or we can bring it to you. We offer full service catering and delivery. Let us know how we can help you! 704-872-5557 or email: ristosplace@gmail.com

 

Events this week:

 

(Live Music on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

 

Tuesday it is Tini Tuesday with $5.00 select martinis and OPEN MIC at 7:30 pm.

 

Wednesday WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

 

Thursday we have live music in the lounge with Steven Wenger at 7:30 pm.

 

Friday it’s Wendy Wooten back with us at 8:00 pm. This is after the downtown Statesville Shop & Stroll. Join us after shopping local and have a homemade meal!

 

Saturday we have $10.00 Domestic Buckets of Beer

 

 

 

Gift Certificate Sale

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Gift Certificate SALE:

(expires December 16, 2017)

Get a $20.00 Gift Card for only $15.00

Get a $50.00 Gift Card for only $40.00

Get a $100.00 Gift Card for only $75.00

 

Come in and get yours or call us today and we can handle it over the phone.

704-872-5557

For the week of November 21 – November 25

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            *November 21, 2017 News & Events*

braised beef ribs

 

If you haven’t tried our Braised Beef Ribs you need to today! Call and pre-order yours before we run out!

 

 

Soup of the Day: Tomato Bisque

Lunch Special: Risto’s Favorite – Famous Tomato Bisque & a delicious Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Pizza Special: Three Cheese Pizza – Mozzarella, Parmesan, Fontina

Homemade Desserts: Red Velvet Cake, Tiramisu, Front Porch Chocolate Fudge Swirl Ice Cream, Orange Cake, Double Chocolate Cake

Events this week:

 

(Live Music on Tuesday & Wednesday: Thanksgiving Eve PARTY)

 

Tuesday it is Tini Tuesday with $5.00 select martinis and OPEN MIC at 7:30 pm.

 

Wednesday is our THANKSGVING EVE PARTY! Join us in the lounge starting at 8:00 pm with live music from After The Rain with special guest, Steven Wenger! WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

Thursday Closed for Thanksgiving…have a wonderful day!

Friday Closed…enjoy your holiday!

Saturday  Closed …have fun over the weekend!

 

 

 

Gift Certificate SALE:

(expires November 31, 2017)

 

Get a $15.00 Gift Card for only $10.00

Get a $40.00 Gift Card for only $30.00

Get a $100 Gift Card for only $80.00

Get a $100 Gift Card for only $80.00

 

Come in and get yours or call us today and we can handle it over the phone.

704-872-5557

This week’s events: November 14-18

 

               

                               *November 14, 2017 News & Events*

 

It’s a busy time of year so let us help you with your lunch or dinner plans. We can make it to-go and even deliver it to you. Our Family Meal to Go plan helps you have a healthy meal option for your family or a better option for business meetings.

Call us today to order, 704-872-5557.

Soup of the Day: Chicken & Rice – onions, carrots, celery, chicken, in a homemade chicken stock – Yummy! Get some To-Go!!

Lunch Special: Southwestern Crispy Grilled Turkey & cheddar with chipotle mayo & fresh cilantro

Pizza Special: Mushroom White Pizza with mozzarella & fontina cheese, Bermuda onions, fresh thyme, & button mushrooms

 

Fish Special: Fresh NC Trigger Fish sautéed with spaghetti squash (from Howard’s farm) tossed with onion, garlic, tomatoes, olives, & fresh basil

 

Homemade Desserts: Flourless Chocolate Cake topped with ganache, Vanilla Cheesecake with fresh strawberry topping, Tres Leches Cake, Tiramisu, Red Velvet Cake

Events this week:

 

(Live Music on Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday)

 

Tuesday it is Tini Tuesday with $5.00 select martinis and OPEN MIC at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday is WINE WEDNESDAY with ½ off Select Wines at 4:30 pm. Grab your friends and relax with us after work.

 

Thursday we have Zack & Friends starting at 7:30 pm in our lounge.

 

Friday we are excited to have Homemade Sin back at 8:00 pm in the lounge.

 

Saturday we’ll have great dinner specials and drink specials for you!

 

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