Belmont NC Restaurant and Caterer : String Bean Market & Deli

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Be sure to check out our Daily Specials

  • Appetizers
  • Salad & Soups
  • Sandwiches
  • Burgers
  • Flatbread Pizza
  • Daily Specials
  • Brunch
  • Desserts
  • Beverages
  • Kids


Steamed Edamame Beans    New!
  Light, fresh and steamed edamame beans finished with a light seasoning of salt. 5.99
Three Little Pigs    New!
  Who said pigs can’t fly? A hearty portion of our bone-in pork shanks, slowly roasted to perfection so they fall off the bone. We cook ‘em, you dress ‘em! (Campfire, Boom Boom, Blackened, Jerk, Mild and Hot) 8.99
Bison Quesadilla    New!

House-ground bison stuffed in a white flour tortilla filled with jalapenos, mozzarella, chipotle sauce, sautéed mushrooms and tomatoes. Grilled and sliced to perfection! 9.99

Big Green Monster
  Thick-sliced green tomatoes dipped in buttermilk and rolled in breadcrumbs and fried to perfection. Finished off with a slice of jalapeno pepperjack cheese and drizzled with our chipotle ranch sauce. 6.99
Deviled Egg Sampler with "Shugga Bacon"  

Six assorted and seasonal deviled eggs served with our very own thick-sliced sugared bacon.  8.99

Fried Pickles
  We didn't invent the fried pickle, we just made it better!  Hand sliced dills deep-fried and served with house made dill ranch.  7.99
Duck Fat Fries
  You won’t care if it’s duck season or rabbit season after these! We take a hearty portion of our house fries then flash-fry them in 100% pure duck fat and finish them off with a light salt-and-pepper coating .  8.99
Hummus & Cheese
  Our specialty hummus of the week served with a generous portion of our featured cheese, sliced cucumber and warm pita bread. 9.99
Chips & Dip  (Hot or Cold)
  Simple but good.  Loaded portion of chips and our house made pimento cheese. 
Cold: 5.99   Hot: 6.:99
BBQ Egg Rolls   

Three mouthwatering rolls filled with our house-smoked pulled pork, coleslaw and deep-fried. Served with BBQ dipping sauce.  7.99

Boom Boom Shrimp
  Six golden fried shrimp tossed in a sweet & spicy Asian sauce.  So good they'll make your taste buds go Boom Boom!   9.99


Southwestern Bison Salad
  Crisp romaine topped with roasted red peppers, red onion, tomatoes, shredded mozzarella, roasted corn, black beans and house-ground bison in a tortilla shell.
Suggested dressing : Chipotle ranch. 12.99
Gorgonzola Apple
  Arugula topped with shaved Granny Smith apples, Gorgonzola, toasted pecans and finished of with an apple cider vinaigrette  9.99
Seared Yellow Fin Tuna (sushi grade)
  We suggest rare to medium rare (it's that fresh).  Seared tuna served atop mixed greens and red peppers and finished off with wasabi cucumber vinaigrette.  Market Price
Southern Caesar
  Crisp romaine, house made Caesar dressing and crispy buttermilk fried chicken.  10.99 
Greek Salad 

Spinach salad topped with Kalamata olives, feta, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted artichoke hearts, and red onions. Drizzled with our house-made balsamic dressing.  8.99  (Add marinated grilled chicken breast for 1.99)

Jive Turkey 

Our version of the classic house salad. Thick sliced Boar’s Head Ovengold Turkey over mixed greens, cranberry goat cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion and pecans, drizzled with warm honey-mustard vinaigrette.  9.99


We proudly make each soup daily and use the freshest ingredients we can put our hands on.  Most soups are seasonal and we use local farmer's market vegetables when in season

Bread Bowl..............6.99

Add a side Caesar or House Salad to the bread bowl   1.99

Choose Two
Soup, Sandwich and Salad–Choose between a bowl of our daily soup, half of your favorite sandwich or a fresh salad.  8.99



We proudly use Boar's Head deli meats and cheeses on all of our sandwiches and wraps!

All sandwiches are served with your choice of house made chips, pasta salad, colesslaw or sweet potato fries. Make our house salad or Caesar Salad as your side for 1.99

  Our twist on the original, but we substitute the red for the green...fried green, that is. 
Also comes with a generous portion of apple wood smoked bacon, lettuce and mayo on
wheat.   8.49
The Caprese Panini  New!
  Thick-cut sourdough bread filled with pesto, tomatoes, mozzarella, balsamic reduction and pressed on our panini grill. 8.99    (Add chicken for 1.99)
The Cuban
  Not illegal in this country...this is a stogie of a sandwich!  We pile ham, house pulled smoked pork, salami and Swiss cheese on top of Focaccia bread and drizzle it all with spicy brown mustard.  9.49
The BF & B
  Black forest ham and Brie on wheat with shaved Granny Smith apples and peach-ginger jam spread…what were you thinking?  8.99
The Turkey Croissant 
  Cold sliced turkey, topped with our avocado spread, Asiago, house-pickled red onions and sprouts. Served on a flaky croissant. 8.29 
Chicken Salad Sandwich

We only use white breast meat in our house-made chicken salad. Served on a croissant with lettuce, tomato, walnuts and grapes. 8.49

Make it into a salad at no additional cost!

Fresh Tuna Salad

We take fresh albacore tuna steaks and make our fresh tuna salad daily.  Served on a buttery croissant with lettuce, tomato and onion   8.99

Make it into a salad at no additional cost

The Reuben
  Over half a pound of Boar's Head corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and 1000 Island Dressing.  Served on rye....of course.   9.99
Southwestern Chicken Wrap  New!

Flour tortilla filled with grilled chicken, roasted red peppers, red onion, chipotle mayo, bacon, black beans and roasted corn. 8.99

The Eggplant
  Marinated eggplant grilled and served on Focaccia with feta cheese, pesto, lettuce and tomato. 7.99
The Portabella
  One large portabella grilled and stacked on Focaccia with pesto, provolone, lettuce, tomatoes and caramelized onions.  8.49
The Philly Hoagie
  Our version of the Philly Cheese cut angus flank steak sauteed with peppers, onions and mushrooms in Au Jus topped with provolone.  8.99
The Mile High Club
  Well, maybe not a mile high, but this club is stacked full of smoked turkey, marinated roast beef, apple wood bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo.   Served on wheat with Swiss and Provolone.  9.99
The Italian Monk 

Deli-sliced pepperoni, salami, ham and provolone grilled and topped with our Italian dressing and spread with “Lusty Monk” mustard. Served on focaccia with lettuce, tomato and red onion.  8.99


All of our burgers are Certified Angus Beef and ground fresh in our butcher shop.  All burgers are cooked to order. Medium well and well done may take a few extra minutes cook.

  You’ll only find this mythical burger at The String Bean. It’s the ultimate bacon cheeseburger! Applewood-smoked bacon, ground fresh into our Angus beef blend, then topped with pepperjack cheese and our tangy southwestern mayo. So good you’ll want to moooink! 10.99 
The Big Abbey

A 10 oz. burger served with Applewood-smoked cheddar, cole slaw and a fried pickle.  11.99

Bison Burger 

70% leaner than traditional beef burgers, this local American Buffalo, or bison is ground fresh and served with your choice of healthy toppings.  9.99

Burger of the Day  New!

We turn our chefs loose in the kitchen and let them create whatever they can dream up!
Market Price

"Sisters have mercy on me...look at all that cheese" Burger
  Black Angus burger topped with pimento cheese and two other cheeses of your choice.    Served with lettuce and tomato  10.29
The Don
  Local Lewis Farms Italian sausage for this Italian ground sausage burger. We finish it off with pepperoni, light red sauce, caramelized onions and provolone. Hot sausage also available.   10.99
The Black Bean
  Black bean burger topped with avocado, sour cream, red onions and diced tomatoes.  Try it
as a wrap!   8.99


Buffalo Chicken  New!
  Our flatbread topped with hot sauce, grilled chicken, red onions, bleu cheese and topped with Parmesan.   8.99
Pesto Filet      New!
  Basil pesto, filet mignon tips, mozzarella and caramelized onions.  10.99
The Greek
  Brushed with olive oil and topped with mozzarella, feta, kalamata olives, roasted artichoke hearts, baby spinach, red onions and sun dried tomatoes.  OPA!  8.99
BBQ Chicken Pizza
  BBQ sauce covered with diced grilled chicken, onion, mozzarella and baked.
Topped with fresh cilantro.   9.99
Figgylicious  !

Fig spread topped with peppery arugula, shaved prosciutto, smoked bleu cheese and drizzled with our balsamic reduction.  8.99


Check our Calendar for TODAY's Specials

Off the Hook Market Price
  The Chef's creation with our daily seafood special.  We get our seafood in fresh twice a week and it's NEVER frozen.  We feel its the best in the area...but you be the judge. 
From the Butcher Block Market Price

The Chef's creation with something from our butcher case.  All our beef is Certified Angus Beef and is the top 8% of beef in the country. 

See something in the case that's not on the menu?  We can always create something special just for you...just ask!   (We're crazy about customer service like that!)






Check back here for the return date of the 2014 Saturday Brunch



Build Your Benedict

Choose your favorite below, served atop an English muffin with poached egg, fresh hand-whipped Hollandaise, and served with your choice of stone-ground Guilford Mill grits, home fries, or fruit

1. Certified Angus filet medallions 12.50
2. Hand-breaded lump crab cake 10.50
3. Local Lewis Farm sausage 9.50
4. Southern (Tasso ham, pimento cheese, served over a flaky southern biscuit) 8.50

Breakfast Sandwiches
  All served with stone ground Guilford Mill grits, home fries, or fruit.

Belmonte Cristo - Our version of the original, smoked ham and Swiss on sourdough, topped with peach pepper jelly, dipped in French toast batter and pan fried. 8.00

Chicken Salad Croissant - Our house made chicken salad tossed with walnuts, red grapes, and served atop a warm croissant with lettuce and tomato. 8.00

BEC/SEC - Applewood smoked bacon or Lewis Farm sausage grilled and served with two eggs and cheddar cheese on your choice of bread. 7.00
Belgian Waffle
  Served golden-brown with your choice of stone-ground Guilford Mill grits, home fries, or fruit. 7.50
add fruit compote 9.00
Chicken & Waffle 
  Our Belgian waffle served with our fresh Ashley Farms chicken tenders, soaked in buttermilk, then hand-breaded and fried. 9.00
Red Velvet Waffle
  A southern classic, twisted in waffle-style, drizzled with fresh crème, toasted pecans and warm Vermont maple syrup. 9.00

Three fluffy buttermilk pancakes stacked high with your choice of stone-ground Guilford Mill grits, home fries, or fruit. 7.50 add fruit compote 9.00

Curious George   

French-toast-dipped banana nut bread, sauteed with warm bananas, toasted pecans and topped with a warm rum-vanilla maple syrup. 10.00

The Cure
  Two buttermilk biscuits, covered in local Lewis Farm sausage gravy, then topped with home fries and Applewood smoked bacon. 8.00 (Don’t forget to follow up with a Tito’s Vodka Bloody Mary!)
Steak & Eggs
  6 oz. Certified Angus New York Strip served with two eggs and your choice of toast and home fries
or fruit. 12.50
Toad in a Hole

Thick-sliced smoked country ham, served aside this traditional toast and egg combination. Served with your choice of stone ground Guilford Mill grits, home fries, or fruit. 8.00

Shrimp & Grits 
  Large domestic shrimp sauteed with Andouille sausage, onions, and peppers, served over a bowl of our stone-ground Guilford Mill grits. 11.00

Our three-egg omelets with choice of any three items (.50 for each additional topping) and served with your choice of stone-ground Guilford Mill grits, home fries, or fruit. 9.50

Veggie: Sauteed onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach, asparagus tips, eggplant

Meat: Chopped bacon, Lewis Farm sausage, ham, turkey, or Andouille sausage

Cheese: Cheddar, pepper jack, goat cheese, Swiss, or Havarti horseradish

Watching your girlish figure? Substitute an all egg whites for 11.00



Fried Oreos
  Double stuffed even!   Oreos smothered in funnel cake batter, fried and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce!      5.99
Treats of the Day

You'll regret not asking...

Unlike most restaurants we still make our desserts in house daily.  Ask your server for details of today's creations.   5.99

Cheesecakes made fresh by our pastry chef   6.99

(We also do special orders for whole pies and cakes.  Just tell us what tickles your fancy.)


Sodas– Coke,® Diet Coke,® Sprite,® Sundrop,® RC Cola,® NeHi,®, Stewart’s Root Beer® and Cheerwine.®

Juice– Assorted Nantucket Nectars® and Snapple®

Bottled Water–Fiji®

Coffee–Freshly brewed Larry’s Beans Coffee (Raleigh, NC)

Beer–Please see our extensive beer list or ask your server. At last count we have over 220 (including seasonal) beers so occasionally even we get confused. But rest assured we’ll do the best we can to help you find one
that suits your taste!

Wine–Hands-down the best selection in the area! We do offer wine by the glass but also have over 300 wines in our Market. Please feel free to ask your server for more details.

Specialty Drinks–  Assorted Sake, mixed drinks from our bar and more.


All natural hot dog and choice of side.  3.99
Chicken Tenders with choice of side.  3.99
  Choice of fries or fruit cup.  3.99
Cheese Quesadilla 3.99   
  Add grilled chicken 1.99
Cheese Pizza  3.49
  Add pepperoni  1.00
Sides: Fresh Cut Fruit, Fries, Mac & Cheese or Steamed Veggies