Dine at J. Paul’s


J. Paul’s at The Kirby

Welcome to J. Paul’s at the Kirby! J. Paul’s is our own intimate wine lounge and restaurant, which merges tradition and modern style, boasting an ever-changing selection of new and old world wines by the glass, provocative wine flights, a thoughtful bottle list, artisanal spirits, craft cocktails and local beers and ciders.  Bringing Southwest Michigan’s freshest farm ingredients into play, J. Paul’s promises delicious and exciting global cuisine. We will be closed from January-March for winter break.

We are open Wed-Sun evenings during the off season and open 7 nights during the high season.


Sample Menu   

Our menu changes all the time, but this will give you an idea of some of the delicious foods we offer

at J. Paul’s Restaurant and Wine Bar.    

Cheese and Charcuterie   house-made pickles, preserves, mustards, baguette     Choice of  4/18

Palacios Chorizo, Spain

Creminelli  Finocchiona, Oregon

Prosciutto di Parma, Italy

Smoking Goose Gin & Juice Lamb Salami, Indiana

Trois Cochons Duck Foie, NY

Saint Andre Triple Cream, France, cow

Sweet Gorgonzola, Italy, cow

12-Month Aged Manchego, Spain, sheep

Reny Picot American Morbier, Michigan, cow

Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog Goat Cheese, CA, goat

Evergreen Lane Chevre, MI, goat (our neighbors in Fennville)


Small Plates

Lemon Asparagus Soup    6

Rainbow Radish  cultured butter, rosemary sea salt, microgreens, baguette  9  

Spanish Olives + Marcona Almonds  Cuquillo, Gordal, Manzanilla, Cornicabra  7 

Heirloom Greens  local radish, hearts of palm, hibiscus vinaigrette

Artichoke  mirepoix,  saffron rouille, crostini  12 pair ETZ Gruner Veltliner

Beef Carpaccio Parmesan, caper, evoo, lemon  13 pair Lambrusco

Truffle Fries  garlic aioli, Reggiano  10  pair Founders Pils

Tuna Poke  avocado, macadamia, wonton chip  14  pair Boniface Brut

Crab Cake  remoulade  14  pair Wente Chardonnay


Large Plates

Roasted Chicken  spaetzle, mushroom, spinach, truffle cream 19 pair Amouriers, Vacquayras

Pork Chop mashed potatoes, crispy brussels sprouts, apple cider gastrique 25  pair Folliard Gamay

Michigan Porterhouse roasted potatoes, exotic mushrooms, horseradish cream  36 Pair Brumont Montus Cabernet/Tannat

Local Lamb Sirloin Mediterranean Couscous, zucchini chips 30  pair Qupe Syrah

Grass-Fed Beef Burger  greens, garlic aioli, tomato jam, pickled onion, fries  13  Pair Evolucio Blaufrankisch

Linguine  tomato, basil, mozzarella 19  Pair Coltibuono Sangiovese

Shrimp + Sweet Corn Risotto Parmesan  24  pair Kofererhof Kerner

Local Crispy Skin Trout  red potato, asparagus, lemon Buerre Blanc  24 pair Pedres Vermentino



Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee  8

Lemon Verbena Cheesecake  8  

Carrot Cake Sammie  8

Chocolate Mousse . 8

Amaretto Gelato  7


Dessert Wine

Cocchi Brachetto d’Acqui , Piedmont, Italy  9

Errazuriz Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Casablanca, Chile  

Wyncroft LH Riesling Icewine, Lake Michigan Shore, MI

Isole e Olena Vin Santo, Tuscany, Italy  

Romieu-Lacoste  Sauternes, France  

Quinto do Noval Ruby Port, Douro, Portugal  

Graham’s 10 year Tawny Port, Douro, Portugal  

2011 Niepoort Port , Douro, Portugal  

Alvear Cream, Montilla-Moriles, Spain  


Ask about our selection of After Dinner Spirits and Flights

Amaretto, Absinthe, Amaro, Angioletto, Salers, Suze…

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