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Crush Hour

We crush more than grapes at Defiance Ridge! Crush Hour is our version of Happy Hour and we hope you’ll join us each Thursday evening for tasty food and drink specials. We’re also serving seasonal comfort food from our fall dinner menu. So begin with Crush Hour and stay for supper!



Pimento Cheese Hushpuppies    w/ red pepper aioli       5

Bacon Deviled Eggs    chives, pickle, smoked paprika      6

Smokehouse Chips    maple bourbon pulled pork, blue cheese drizzle    8

Roasted Brussels Sprouts    roasted grapes, bacon, goat cheese, balsamic glaze    6

Crispy Chicken Wings     double smoked, house dry rub, signature hot sauce     8

Southern Smorrebrod     chef's daily selection      price varies


Wine by the Glass (all Defiance Ridge wines - non reserve)      6

Domestic Beer    3

Select Craft Beer    4

Signature Sangria    6


Rustic Cheese Board    artisan cheeses, fruit, preserves, crusty bread      16

Farmers Board    local meats & cheeses, pickles, nuts, olives, mustard, crusty bread    17


Chef's Soup Selection      cup  4   /   bowl  6

Ridge Salad    mixed greens, chicken, chopped egg, cheddar, dried cranberries, toasted pecans, creamy buttermilk dressing      10

Sunflower Salad     mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, bell peppers, carrots, sunflower seeds, roasted tomato vinaigrette     9

~ MAIN ~

Yankee Pot Roast     carrots, parsnips, butter beans, creamy grits     14

Mimosa Fried Chicken     champagne & orange juice brine, spiced honey, bacon green beans, pimento mac & cheese      14

Fish & Chips     beer battered trout, brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato fries     15

Barnyard Burger     bacon, fried egg, white cheddar, caramelized onion, bibb lettuce, tomato, house mustard, green goddess aioli, chips or slaw      13

Roasted Vegetable Penne      butternut squash, sweet potato, leeks, red pepper, roasted vegetable puree, herbed farmers cheese       12


Housemade Dessert    5

Serendipity Ice Cream     5

Earlier Event: October 28
Rogers and Nienhaus
Later Event: November 3
Three Pedros