ABV Americano


TEL 1:+886-2-2721-6067
TEL 2:+886-2-2721-6007
ADD:No. 16, Lane 236, Section 1, Dunhua South Road, Taipei City

Opening Hours:Mon~Sunn PM12:00~AM1:30
MRT:Zhongxiao Dunhua MRT Station Exit 6

ABV Americano


TEL 1:+886-2-2721-6067
TEL 2:+886-2-2721-6007
ADD:No. 16, Lane 236, Section 1, Dunhua South Road, Taipei City

Opening Hours:Mon~Sunn PM12:00~AM1:30
MRT:Zhongxiao Dunhua MRT Station Exit 6

Bussiness Brunch

Chicken and Waffle Brunch

Chicken and Waffle with Maple Syrup is a popular southern American treat. For this version boneless chicken thigh is deep fried until crispy, while the chicken is still juicy and tender. Waffle is drizzled with maple syrup making the perfect match with the chicken. Definitely perfect even as an afternoon tea item.。It comes accompanied with either Americano Coffee or black tea.

Louisville Hot Brown sandwich

Louisville Hot Brown Sandwich was originally served by Chef Fred K. Schmidt at the Brown Hotel in Kentucky in 1926 after dinner and dancing nights. The sandwich contains chicken, ham or bacon, drizzled with a cheese based sauce and then baked until the bread is soft and crispy, a meal that will appeal you both visually and in taste.It comes accompanied with either Americano Coffee or black tea.


“Hangtown fry” Oyster Omelets

This is a typical dish from California. It was invented by gold seekers during the American Gold Rush to demonstrate the power of money by offering the most expensive dishes in the kitchen.
The most expensive ingredient was the egg, which had to be carefully transported to the mining areas from the East Coast. The bacon and especially the oysters, had to be transported 100 miles to the mines in San Francisco which required being kept refrigerated with large ice packs.
It comes accompanied with either Americano Coffee or black tea.

“Goetta” Cincinnati Style Meat & Oatmeal Sausage Pattings Brunch

“Goetta” Cincinnati Style Meat & Oatmeal Sausage Patties is believed to have been introduced to Cincinnati in the 19th century by immigrants from Hanover, Germany who moved to the United States. The Influence comes from the German sausage culture and the creation of this meatloaf-like dish was originally made to reduce the cost of meat at every meal. This dish consists mainly of ground pork and beef, along with oatmeal and spices. At ABV, it is made solely from ground pork and oatmeal.
It comes accompanied with either Americano Coffee or black tea.

Boston Baked Beans Brunch

No one is surprised why Boston is called Beantown and that is because Bostonians love to eat beans, that’s why the Red Sox were even called the “Beaneaters”. This baked bean dish is a classic hometown dish in Boston, so it needs to be included in the menu at the ABV American Restaurant.
It comes accompanied with either Americano Coffee or black tea.

“Frico Caldo” Colorado Style Potato Cake Brunch

“Frico Caldo” Colorado Style Potato Cake was first introduced to the United States from Italy. The two main ingredients of this potato cake are potatoes and onions with a rich sherry vinegar herbal sauce to enhance the flavor, this dish not only comes with a crispy texture, but also with a strong aroma of potatoes.

“Hotdish” Minnesota Beef and Tater Tots Casserole Brunch

Minnesota Beef and Tater Tots Casserole originated in the American Midwest and was first invented by farmers in order to save money. At ABV we use typical ground beef with bacon and cheese, and the traditional lasagna pasta is replaced with tater tots, which adds more texture to a plain hot dish. The soul of the dish is “canned soup”, which in this dish is presented as a white sauce with mushroom cream.It comes accompanied with either Americano Coffee or black tea.。

Poké Brunch

Poke is a two-syllable word pronounced as Poh-Keh, which means “to cut crosswise into pieces.”, and has its origins in the Hawaiian fisherman’s way of preparing raw fish, which was cutting the fish into pieces, then marinating it in a sauce and finally served over rice.
In the early days it was common to use small reef fish and octopus in Poke but then with the arrival of Japanese immigrants, tuna became a popular addition spreading to the west coast of the United States and with this, Poke became mainstream with the usage of salmon and avocado. At ABV American Restaurant, we have four types of fish to choose from, salmon, tuna, spicy tuna and smoked salmon, and to finish the dish avocado, corn and green onions are added.
It comes accompanied with either Americano Coffee or black tea.

“Burgoo” Country Meat Stew

Burgoo is a Kentucky traditional dish made from a variety of meats and vegetables, often cooked in large quantities and often served at large gatherings of people at political events and barbecues. At ABV we present you with a rich, hearty, stew-style country dish in which we use pork and chicken with vegetables that are cooked for a long time, and finally served with American country cornbread.
It comes accompanied with either Americano Coffee or black tea.

American Barbecue

Barbecue Chicken with Alabama White Sauce

Alabama white sauce has many layers in terms of flavors. The sauce shows sourness, spiciness, and fruitiness.The base of this sauce is mayonnaise and the combination of all its flavors is very suitable as a barbecue sauce. With some tartness and a little bit of spiciness, the roast chicken has a straightforward but delicate flavor when tasting

“Hot Link” Louisiana Spicy Sausage

We bring you the flavor of Cajun cuisine by making this spicy sausage using representative spices of the American South and unlike German sausages this sausage does not use finely ground meat, but rather chunks of meat giving it a chunky texture where you can feel the meat with each bite you take. At ABV we handmade this sausage and we do not only use pork but also onions, celery, spices and jalapeño peppers so we can bring a fuller flavor.

 

“Blackened Fish” Cajun Style Roast Fish

This southern style grilled black fish is a well-known regional dish in the U.S. The term “cajun” is used to describe the flavor of the fish through its seasoning. The surface of the fish is dark brown, and the taste is slightly spicy and a little tart. It is a delicious dish suitable for all ages.

Barbecued Pork Rib

These pork ribs are cooked at a relatively low temperature and with ABV’s unique marinade the meat becomes very tender, sweet, juicy and to make everything perfect, the ribs are paired with a secret barbecue sauce.

 

Barbecued Beef Brisket

Beef brisket is a cut rarely seen in most restaurants, but at ABV American we have decided to prepare a dish worthy of your tastebuds. The fat in the beef brisket needs to appear while the lean part of this cut must not be dry. We found the best preparation for this cut so everyone can taste both the fat and the lean meat in the most balanced way.

Barbecued Pulled Pork
Barbecued Pulled Pork

Pork is marinated for a long period of time using ABV’s special marinade for American dishes, then the pork is roasted in a relatively low temperature in the oven until the pork is thoroughly cooked. Preparing the meat this way not only retains the tender texture of the pork, but also if you taste a little bit of the pork, you can feel the full texture of the meat and all its flavors, definitely a dish for meat lovers.

 

Tomahawk Steak/American Roast Turkey

Tomahawk Steak

Tomahawk comes from the American Indian word for axe, and the shape of the steak also has a shape similar to an axe, and the meat is plump and tender rib-eye steak. The bone-in characteristic allows the rib-eye to release its rich steak flavor when grilled, and the classic American barbecue style with its generous portion of fat and tender meat makes Tomahawk a must-try in any restaurant.

American Roast Turkey

You don’t need to wait for Thanksgiving Day to eat American-style turkey. The turkey is imported from the United States and then it is marinated and roasted until golden brown and shimmering. The meat of the turkey becomes juicy and tender without drying out. The seasonal vegetables that accompany the turkey also flow with the juices of the turkey, bringing out the rich aroma of the meat itself, which is simply delicious.

American Country Food

Boston Baked Beans

No one is surprised why Boston is called Beantown and that is because Bostonians love to eat beans, that’s why the Red Sox were even called the “Beaneaters”. This baked bean dish is a classic hometown dish in Boston, so it needs to be included in the menu at the ABV American Restaurant.

Louisville Hot Brown sandwich

Louisville Hot Brown Sandwich was originally served by Chef Fred K. Schmidt at the Brown Hotel in Kentucky in 1926 after dinner and dancing nights. The sandwich contains chicken, ham or bacon, drizzled with a cheese based sauce and then baked until the bread is soft and crispy, a meal that will appeal you both visually and in taste.

 

“Burgoo” Country Meat Stew

Burgoo is a Kentucky traditional dish made from a variety of meats and vegetables, often cooked in large quantities and often served at large gatherings of people at political events and barbecues. At ABV we present you with a rich, hearty, stew-style country dish in which we use pork and chicken with vegetables that are cooked for a long time, and finally served with American country cornbread.

 

“Hangtown fry” Oyster Omelets

This is a typical dish from California. It was invented by gold seekers during the American Gold Rush to demonstrate the power of money by offering the most expensive dishes in the kitchen.
The most expensive ingredient was the egg, which had to be carefully transported to the mining areas from the East Coast. The bacon and especially the oysters, had to be transported 100 miles to the mines in San Francisco which required being kept refrigerated with large ice packs.

 

“Étouffée” Seafood Stew

Seafood stew is popular everywhere in the United States and especially in Louisiana. This dish is influenced by many different cuisines, which can be seen by the different components in the dish, for example the word Étouffée meaning “suffocate” in French, that represents all the different ingredients being immersed in a broth, also another influence comes from cajun spices, the soul of the dish bringing out the sweetness of the seafood. In Louisiana the liquid part of the stew is often served over rice in the region.

 

“Hotdish” Minnesota Beef and Tater Tots Casserole

Minnesota Beef and Tater Tots Casserole originated in the American Midwest and was first invented by farmers in order to save money. At ABV we use typical ground beef with bacon and cheese, and the traditional lasagna pasta is replaced with tater tots, which adds more texture to a plain hot dish. The soul of the dish is “canned soup”, which in this dish is presented as a white sauce with mushroom cream.

“Goetta” Cincinnati Style Meat & Oatmeal Sausage Patties

“Goetta” Cincinnati Style Meat & Oatmeal Sausage Patties is believed to have been introduced to Cincinnati in the 19th century by immigrants from Hanover, Germany who moved to the United States. The Influence comes from the German sausage culture and the creation of this meatloaf-like dish was originally made to reduce the cost of meat at every meal. This dish consists mainly of ground pork and beef, along with oatmeal and spices. At ABV, it is made solely from ground pork and oatmeal.

“Frico Caldo” Colorado Style Potato Cake

“Frico Caldo” Colorado Style Potato Cake was first introduced to the United States from Italy. The two main ingredients of this potato cake are potatoes and onions with a rich sherry vinegar herbal sauce to enhance the flavor, this dish not only comes with a crispy texture, but also with a strong aroma of potatoes.

Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

Marinated and stir-fried with olive oil, fresh garlic, and lemon compound butter, the minced garlic covers every prawn, not only revealing the richness of the garlic aroma, but also the meat of the prawns, making this dish one of the most representative Hawaiian Food Truck dish.

Fried Dishes

Buffalo Chicken Wings

In 1964 the Anchor Bar became a world-famous place for chicken wings. Using high quality Taiwanese local chicken. For these chicken wings a special marinade is made, then it is fried until crispy which afterwards is covered in the chef’s original sauce this makes the chicken wings tender, spicy and sour. It is simply delicious.

Chicken and Waffle with Maple Syrup

Chicken and Waffle with Maple Syrup is a popular southern American treat. For this version boneless chicken thigh is deep fried until crispy, while the chicken is still juicy and tender. Waffle is drizzled with maple syrup making the perfect match with the chicken. Definitely perfect even as an afternoon tea item.


New Orleans Style Chicken Wings

Here at ABV we are launching traditional New Orleans-style chicken wings. We use fresh chicken marinated with Cajun spices, the end result is having crispy skin and the meat is juicy and tender. To make this dish even more delicious dip the chicken wings in our special sauce!

Classic Crab Cake

Crab cakes are popular in the South Atlantic region of the United States, which are American-style fish cakes made with crab meat, breadcrumbs, eggs, spices and mayonnaise. The meat is covered in a thin layer of flour and pan fried until golden brown on both sides, and when you take a bite you will feel crab meat making you feel like you’re in a deep-sea city like Bikini Bottom.

“Poutine” Canadian French Fries with Gravy and Cheese

A must-eat Canadian Quebec fast food snack that combines three elements: French fries, cheese curds and meat sauce. So with this dish freshly cut fries are sprinkled with cheese cubes then topped with a flavorful meat sauce, the heat of the meat sauce melts the cheese slightly, giving it a rich, gravy-like texture.

Classic Fried Chicken

Experience the juiciness that comes with the ABV’s American Style Fried Chicken! For fried chicken an irregular coating is important because it creates a crispy crust and that crust also locks the juices into the fried chicken itself. Every bite you take on the crispy skin will explode with juices, and the flavor expands as you chew. Do you think it’s reasonable to not to order fried chicken at an American restaurant?

“Blooming Onion” Deep Fried Crispy Onion

The crispy fried blooming onion is a limited-time dish. The onion is perfectly cut so that each slice in the onion is golden-brown when deep fried, making people cry out with amazement everytime it comes out from the kitchen. The dish comes with a special tartar sauce that is so delicious that you can’t help but take bite after bite. The Outback Steakhouse chain was opened in 1988 having the “blooming onion” on their menu becoming a huge hit in the US.

Hamburger

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Using ABV’s special American marinade, the pork is marinated for a long time and then grilled at a relatively low temperature until it is cooked to perfection, which not only preserves the tender texture of the pork, but also gives a full-bodied texture even after taking small bites of the meat. A rich barbecue sauce is served with this sandwich, and also comes with ABV’s exclusive delicious fries. This is how you should serve a sandwich or a burger.

Beef Brisket Sandwich

The soul of an American restaurant is both hamburgers and sandwiches! You can feel the texture of the beef brisket and the smell of the rich aroma of the sauce, but you can also feel the mastery of the chef’s ability to slow grill both the fat and lean part of the meat, giving an amazing flavor and texture to this dish.

Peanut Butter Pineapple Burger(8oz)

A classic American combination of sweet, salty and sour. Rich peanut butter, a melted cheese sauce, the tartness of barbecued pineapple, and a succulent meaty beef patty. We are sorry for all the fitness trainers out there but this is a burger you’ll regret if you don’t eat it.

Blue Cheese & Beacon Burger(8oz)

American beef burgers need to be full of meat and at ABV our blue cheese and bacon beef burger uses a strong-flavored blue cheese, yogurt, and mayonnaise to make its blue cheese sauce and crispy bacon accompanying our thick beef. This burger is definitely a classic.

Chicken & Waffle Sandwich

Imagine a crunchy and thick waffle that has honey compound butter on top, then paired with crispy fried chicken drums in the middle and tartar sauce made with pickles, mayonnaise, and soft boiled eggs. A classic Southern dish and also a creative creation found only in the United States.

American Steak

Massachusetts Style BBQ Steak Tips

The sweet Massachusetts BBQ style sauce is served with a juicy steak cut into strips and then accompanied with classic onion rings. The sweet and salty Massachusetts BBQ sauce first coats your mouth and then pairing the sauce with sweet and savory onion rings you will end with a match made in heaven.

Class Smoked Steak

A must-try classic! Tender sirloin steak is chosen and then grilled to make the fattiness of the meat become more obvious, and afterward smoked to add aroma giving us a classic smoky flavor steak with soft and tender meat, full of nice fat!

Oklahoma Style Chicken Fried Steak

Oklahoma’s iconic Chicken Fried Steak has a name that initially feels illogical, but the reason why the word “Chicken Fried” appears in the name is because of the appearance of the steak which looks like fried chicken and the cooking method. The Oklahoma Style Chicken fried steak uses a spiced batter coating the sirloin steak. It’s served with a creamy white sauce made with butter, heavy cream, and white wine that is reduced.

“Steak de Burgo” Iowa Style White Sauce Steak

The best part of an Iowa Burgundy steak is the DeBurgo sauce that accompanies it. Not only is a traditional steak preparation originated in Iowa, but this dish presents you with a rich, creamy white sauce that will melt your heart with a thick and rich flavor in no time.

Main Dishes

Seafood Jambalaya

Seafood Jambalaya is one of the main dishes in southern Louisiana, influenced by Spanish immigrants and its principal concept is derived from Spanish Paella but with higher moisture content. This dish uses multiple cooking methods from countries like Spain, France, Africa, and others. The flavors are rich and heavy.

Chicken Gumbo

Gumbo is a classic dish in the state of Louisiana, located in the southeastern part of the U.S. This dish is a flavored stock that also has rice, also a big amount of seafood is used giving a very delicious flavor. Okra and celery are also added giving thickness to the mouthfeel and also making this dish very nutritious.

Hoppin’ John with Blackened Fish

A classic staple of the American South; it is said to have been the food of West African slaves who survived in the Americas. The concept of rice and beans was prevalent in South America, and is said to have been a common household dish for people living in the lowlands before the rapid growth of population. In addition to black-eyed peas, onions, bacon, and other ingredients are added to the rice, which may vary depending on geography, making it a very nutritious and balanced dish overall. This is the Blackened fish flavor which comes with Southern-style blackened fish and its Southern flair. Later on, Southerners thought that eating Hoppin’ John on New Year’s Day would bring a prosperous year full of luck.

Hoppin’ John with Alabama Grilled Chicke

A classic staple of the American South; it is said to have been the food of West African slaves who survived in the Americas. The concept of rice and beans was prevalent in South America, and is said to have been a common household dish for people living in the lowlands before the rapid growth of population. In addition to black-eyed peas, onions, bacon, and other ingredients are added to the rice, which may vary depending on geography, making it a very nutritious and balanced dish overall. This is the grilled chicken flavor which comes with chicken thigh steak in Alabama white sauce. Later on, Southerners thought that eating Hoppin’ John on New Year’s Day would bring a prosperous year full of luck.

California Roll

Spicy Tuna & Avocado Roll

California style sushi is named California roll and one of the many legends says that it is because a Japanese chef who lives in Vancouver, in order to let people taste Japanese sushi roll, and avoid the seaweed coat look inedible, sushi was rolled upside down, hiding the seaweed, and then showing the fresh fish on the outer layer making the whole visual more colorful and gorgeous, the end result is a sushi roll especially loved by LA people, thus naming it California roll. For this roll, ABV features spicy tuna and avocado. In just one bite, you can feel the fat of the tuna, the smoothness of the avocado, and the slight spiciness of the tuna, creating a delicious taste that lingers in your mouth.

Alaskan Smoked Salmon Roll

カリフォルニアロールの名の由来は、バンクーバーに住む日本人シェフがバンクーバーの人々に和式巻き寿司を味わって頂けるように、そして海苔の見た目の安っぽさを隠す為、寿司を逆巻きしました。さらに鮮魚を1番外に巻いたことによって、視覚上より鮮やかで豪華に。その結果、LAの人々から愛されてカリフォルニアロールと名付けた。ABVではスモークサーモンをベースにしてます。

Asparagus & Salmon Roll

California style sushi is named California roll and one of the many legends says that it is because a Japanese chef who lives in Vancouver, in order to let people taste Japanese sushi roll, and avoid the seaweed coat look inedible, sushi was rolled upside down, hiding the seaweed, and then showing the fresh fish on the outer layer making the whole visual more colorful and gorgeous, the end result is a sushi roll especially loved by LA people, thus naming it California roll. For this roll, ABV features spicy salmon mixed with mayonnaise, which is delicious.

Poké

Poké
with Salmon/Tuna/Spicy Tuna
/Smoked Salmonchoose two

Poke is a two-syllable word pronounced as Poh-Keh, which means “to cut crosswise into pieces.”, and has its origins in the Hawaiian fisherman’s way of preparing raw fish, which was cutting the fish into pieces, then marinating it in a sauce and finally served over rice.
In the early days it was common to use small reef fish and octopus in Poke but then with the arrival of Japanese immigrants, tuna became a popular addition spreading to the west coast of the United States and with this, Poke became mainstream with the usage of salmon and avocado. At ABV American Restaurant, we have four types of fish to choose from, salmon, tuna, spicy tuna and smoked salmon, and to finish the dish avocado, corn and green onions are added.

Salad / Soup

Mississippi Comeback Dressing Salad

Comeback dressing is a classic Southern dressing that originated in Jackson, Mississippi, and is the signature dressing at The Rotisserie, a Greek restaurant. The name comes from the Mississippi tradition of saying every time you leave a place “Y’all come back” instead of “goodbye” or “see you later”. This dressing is made with a mixture of mayonnaise, chili sauce, and lemon juice which gives a little of sourness and a little kick from the chili sauce, and also crisp romaine making the salad perfect to open your appetite.

Salad with Creamy Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing, also known as country dressing, is an American-style salad dressing, usually made with buttermilk or yogurt, salt, garlic, onions, mustard, herbs & spices, and mayonnaise. In 1992 this dressing surpassed the Italian dressing in terms of popularity and since then it has been the best-selling salad dressing in the United States. You must try this creamy and herbal salad!

Vinaigrette Salad

The vinaigrette is a French word, which is also used in English to denote French Dressing. This vinaigrette salad uses fresh romaine lettuce, a variety of vegetables and fruits, making it a refreshing and appetizing salad.

“Cioppino” San Francisco Seafood Soup

Cioppino is a San Francisco seafood soup that originated in the late 19th century that was created by Italian immigrants. Traditionally, the soup is made with the catch of the day which is then cooked with fresh tomatoes and wine, also it includes clams, shrimp, scallops, squid, mussels, and other seafood ingredients, which is why Cioppino is still a popular local San Francisco fisherman’s dish.

Alaskan Salmon Chowder

The Alaskan salmon chowder is a popular choice that has the sweetness of seafood and the lightness of vegetables while potatoes and milk provide sweetness to the soup. The soup has some smoothness in its texture and also shows us the richness of the ingredients that surprise our taste buds.

Dessert

Homemade Pizookie Chocolate Pie with Ice Cream

Originating from Tucson, Arizona, pizookie is an innovative dessert with a peculiar texture that is between pizza and biscuits. The inner texture is somewhere between a brownie and a chocolate mousse, smooth and moist, with a crunchy edge. This Pizookie comes with two scoops of vanilla ice cream. I can’t think of a better way to end a long day!

“Beignet” New Orleans Style Donut

Beignet (pronounced as “ben-YAY”) comes from the early Celtic word bigne which means “to get a raise (salary context)”. It is also a French word that represents “Fried dough”. There is lots of indirect evidence saying that this dish came from Andalusia and was introduced into the French Mediterranean, and in the 18th century, French colonizers brought the recipe and customs to New Orleans, becoming a must-try dessert. The freshly fried New Orleans Beignet is covered with a thick layer of powdered sugar, which makes them a classic favorite. Do you remember the scene in the movie “Chef” from Jon Favreau? If you visited New Orleans but didn’t have a Beignet is like if you never went there.

Classic American Apple Tart

The apple pie is made with green apples, which have their own tartness and sweetness. The apple is pan-fried to caramelize it and also sautéed in granulated sugar to make the apple caramel filling. ABV’s homemade puff pastry crust is filled with apple caramel filling, which presents a rich layer of flavors coming from the peel of the apple and also the sweet and sour flavors coming from the apple filling, which pairs beautifully with the cinnamon, making every bite you take full of apple flavor.