January 8th-14th

Inspired by his native Vietnam, award-winning chef Charles Phan opened The Slanted Door in 1995. He has effortlessly integrated the culture of San Francisco into classic Vietnamese recipes making them both accessible & modern.



Soup du Jour   amical   3/5

  daily selection from our own recipe book

Tomato Soup en Croute   amical   8

our signature soup with a puff pastry crust

Spicy Lemongrass Soup +   page 138   4/7

Thai chile, bean sprouts, shrimp, cilantro

Appetizers, Sides & Salads

Vegetarian Spring Rolls +   page 10   10

shiitake mushrooms, bean sprouts, fried tofu, fresh mint, Peanut Sauce (page 250)

Mussels in Red Curry +   page 207   12

Maine blue mussels, ginger, lemongrass, turmeric, cayenne, fresh scallions

Pork & Shrimp Wontons   page 20   12

fried shallots, scallions, Spicy Chile Oil

Spicy Tuna Tartare* +   page 109   14

diced tuna, tamari soy sauce, cucumber, sriracha, fresh cilantro

Jicama & Grapefruit Salad +   page 121   7/13

candied pecans, red cabbage, fresh cilantro, tamari-lime vinaigrette

amical Appetizers and Salads

Olive Twists    10       Whitefish Pâté   10       Sesame Tuna   14      Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes   18

Caesar Salad 6/9      House Salad 5/8      amical Salad 7/11


Caramelized Roast Chicken +   page 187   19

one half bird, steamed jasmine rice, shallots, ginger, Thai chile, Caramel Sauce (page 250)

Vegetarian Crepes +   page 44   19

rice flour-coconut milk crepes, shiitake mushroom, fried tofu, bean sprouts, Flavored Soy Sauce (page 249)

Ginger Chicken   page 176   24

pan-braised chicken breast, sake, Thai chile, scallions, jasmine rice, Stir-Fried Green Beans (page 160)

Fresh Michigan Whitefish +   amical   25

house preparation choices: herb, parmesan, nut crust or blackened, served with rice & fresh vegetables

Jumbo Lump Crab with Cellophane Noodles   page 156   26

scallions, chicken stock, oyster sauce, pickled carrots, fresh cilantro

Braised Local Pork Shank +   page 203   26

shiitake mushroom, sake, garlic & ginger, jasmine rice, stir-fried green beans

Steamed Salmon with Ginger Lime Broth* +   page 188   26

cilantro-lemongrass crust, jasmine rice, pickled vegetables

Duck Salad* +   page 126   28

spice-rubbed duck breast, jasmine rice, sliced apple, cabbage, frisée, tamari-citrus vinaigrette

Ginger Beef Vermicelli* +   page 183   28

marinated hanger steak, flavored soy sauce, rice noodles, torn lettuce, peanut garnish

Seared Scallops* +   page 175   34

Vietnamese Beurre Blanc, steamed jasmine rice, stir-fried green beans, fresh cilantro

Featured Dessert

Roasted Apricot Tart   page 233   7

served with Blueberry Swirl Ice Cream (page 230)


+ Denotes a menu item that can be prepared gluten free

*CAN BE COOKED TO ORDER: Michigan Food Law warns against the risk of consuming raw or undercooked proteins

amical will be closed beginning at 3pm on Sunday, January 28th thru 4 pm on Friday, February 2nd.

Call (231)941-8888 for reservations

Dinner: daily 5 pm-10 pm       Lunch: Mon-Sat 11am-4 pm     Sunday Brunch: 9am-3 pm

229 E. Front Street    Downtown Traverse City, MI  

We offer complimentary validation for parking in the Sara Hardy Parking Garage for our patrons.

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