Lunch

Burgers

OUR half-pound burgers are fresh-ground daily, never frozen and broiled to your specifications.

All burgers include crispy Diner fries, sweet potato fries, homemade onion rings OR a house salad. If you want a burger a la carte, we’ll take off 1.50

Maytag Burger

Iowa’s best Maytag blue cheese, sautéed onion and Monterey Jack. 13.49

Plain

Nothing but a pickle. 11.49

Cheeseburger

You pick the cheese – Swiss, Cheddar, American, Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack – and we’ll throw in the pickle. 11.99

California Burger

Our broiled burger with everything – lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo. You can do the ketchup. Add cheese for .50 12.49

Chili Burger

Our homemade chili, cheese and onions top an open-faced burger. 13.99

Rarebit Burger

With our spicy Cheddar cheese sauce, served open-faced (not in your face). 12.29

Bacon Cheeseburger

With melted Swiss and crisp Iowa bacon. 12.99

Bulldog Burger

Sautéed onion, mushrooms and Monterey Jack cheese. 12.49

BBQ Burger

Mushrooms, Iowa bacon, Monterey Jack cheese lots of BBQ sauce. 13.49

Patty Melt

Swiss cheese, sautéed onion and Thousand Island on grilled marble rye. 12.79

Soups

We make ours from scratch the way grandma used to.
Bowl 4.99 or Cup 3.69 of the Soup of the Day
Bowl 4.99 or Cup 3.69 of Vegetable Cheese Soup
Bowl 5.99 or Cup 3.99 of Our Famous Chili – Yes, it’s spicy!
Soup & Salad

Our house salad with Vegetable Cheese or Soup of the Day, and a warm breadstick. Sub Chili for .99 8.99

Soup & 1/2 a Sandwich

Only the sandwiches listed are available, so don’t even think about it! A bowl of Vegetable Cheese or Soup of the Day and your choice of half a sandwich: Tuna Salad, BLT, Grilled Cheese, Cheese Frenchie or French Dip. Sub Chili for .99 8.99

Blue Plate Sandwiches

served every day 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Hot Roast Beef, Turkey or Homemade Meatloaf Sandwich

Tender roast beef, hand-carved turkey or our own meatloaf, sandwiched between two slices of good white bread and covered with homemade gravy. Served with skin-on-smashed potatoes and vegetable of the day. 10.99

Sandwiches

All sandwiches include crispy Diner fries, sweet potato fries, homemade onion rings OR a house salad. If you want your sandwich a la carte, we’ll take 1.50 off.

Chicken Jack

Plump broiled chicken topped with bacon, Monterey Jack cheese and BBQ. 12.49

BLT

The classic bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo sandwich served on thick toasted sourdough. 11.99

Turkey Club

Bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo and Swiss cheese on white toast – don’t forget the turkey! 12.49

Tuna Salad Sandwich

Only the very best Albacore (sorry Charlie) tuna salad made like Mom’s on whole wheat bread. 9.99

Hot Meatloaf Club

Our award-winning meatloaf warmed up and stacked with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo and bacon on whole wheat toast. 12.49

Tuna Melt

Tuna salad and American cheese served warm between two slices of grilled marble rye. 10.79

Grilled Cheese

Three cheeses grilled until melty on thick-sliced sourdough. Add bacon 2.99. 9.49

Grilled Ham & Cheese

Honey-glazed Iowa ham and Swiss cheese on grilled wheat. 10.29

Spicy Sausage Sandwich

Graziano’s spicy Italian sausage, marinara sauce and Mozzarella cheese on a freshly baked baguette. 11.49

Grilled Chicken

Our own Honey Dijon marinade makes this broiled chicken breast tender and juicy. 11.49

Breaded Pork Loin

A flash back to the past – and we do it best! Served with a slice of onion. 11.99

Grilled Pork Loin

Boneless pork loin with sautéed onions – get some mustard for it! 11.99

French Dip

Made with our tender, hand-carved roast beef, served with au jus on a freshly baked baguette. Add Swiss .75. 11.99

Reuben

A big, made-to-order sandwich piled high with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing. Or try our version with turkey instead of corned beef. 12.49

Cheese Frenchie

Just like you remember, with mayo, Jack and American cheese, deep fried until crispy. 9.49

Blackened Salmon Sandwich

6 ounces of spicy blackened salmon on a whole wheat bun, served with Honey Jalapeño. 13.49

Pesto Chicken Sandwich

Our marinated grilled chicken breast, topped with red pepper, sautéed onion, Swiss cheese and pesto mayo. 11.99

Salads

Served with a warm breadstick
Made-from-scratch dressings: Honey Dijon Vinaigrette, Creamy Parmesan, 1000 Island, ranch, french, blue cheese and poppy seed. we also offer caesar and fat-free ranch
Blackened Salmon Salad

Tender spring greens topped with blackened salmon, dried cranberries, pecans, blue cheese crumbles and sautéed onion. 15.99

Chicken Jack Salad

Mixed salad greens topped with bacon, tomato, red onion, shredded Jack cheese and a grilled and BBQ’d chicken breast hot off the broiler. 13.49

Chinese Chicken Salad

Grilled chicken chunks, mandarin oranges, water chestnuts, chow mein noodles and sugar snap peas tossed with fresh mixed greens and our legendary Poppy Seed dressing. 11.99

Santa Fe Cobb Salad

Fresh spinach topped with chunks of Cajun-grilled chicken, spicy black bean relish, Pepper Jack cheese, tomatoes and fried tortilla ribbons. 11.99

Fried Chicken Salad

Mixed greens tossed with croutons and Creamy Parmesan dressing, topped with shredded cheese, tomato, egg and hot fried chicken chunks. 12.99

Spinach Salad

Fresh spinach leaves topped with bacon, mushrooms, egg, tomato, onion, and homemade croutons. 11.49

Chef Salad

Turkey, ham, cheese, egg, black olive, onion, cucumber and tomato layered on a bed of mixed greens. 11.99

Chicken Caesar Salad

Romaine tossed with Caesar dressing and croutons, topped with grilled chicken chunks and Parmesan. 11.49

Taco Salad

An edible shell filled with lettuce, our own homemade chili and cheese, garnished with black olives, tomatoes, sour cream and red onion. Sorry, no breadstick! 11.99

Yes, you can substitute chicken for chili at no extra charge. Or make it vegetarian and have black beans instead of chili. Add guacamole for 1.99.

House Salad

Fresh greens with homemade croutons and your choice of dressing. Breadstick included. 3.99

Good 4 You

All sandwiches include crispy Diner fries, sweet potato fries, homemade onion rings OR a house salad. If you want your sandwich a la carte, we’ll take off 1.50

Portabella Mushroom Sandwich

A burger-sized portabella mushroom cap broiled with butter and topped with melted Swiss cheese, served on a whole wheat bun with lettuce tomato, onion and Honey Jalapeño. 11.49

Black Bean Veggie Burger

Not a lick of meat in it. Served with lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo on a whole wheat bun. We have a vegan patty too! Just ask. 11.49

Veggie Mex Burger

Our Spicy Black Bean Veggie burger on a whole wheat bun, topped with warm black bean relish and guacamole. 11.99

Veggie Rarebit Burger

Our spicy Black Bean burger served open-faced with lots of spicy Rarebit sauce. 11.49

Vegetarian Sandwich

A flaky, buttery croissant filled with spinach, tomato, roasted red pepper, Swiss cheese, cucumber, red onion and Honey Jalapeño. 9.99

Pesto Portabella Sandwich

A big, juicy portabella, grilled and topped with Swiss, sautéed onion, roasted red pepper and pesto mayo. Served on a whole wheat bun. 11.49

Grilled Chicken Plate

Our broiled marinated chicken breast served with fresh steamed broccoli, cauliflower, new potatoes, carrots and sugar snap peas. 10.99

Salmon Plate

Broiled or Blackened salmon filet served with our fresh steamed vegetable medley. 13.99

Sides

Onion Rings

Light and crispy-we hear ours are the best in town! Full 7.99 or 1/2 order 4.49.

French Fries 4.49
Sweet Potato Fries. 5.99
Chili Cheese Fries 6.99
Rarebit Fries 5.49
Wets

Fries with some gravy on ’em. 4.99

SOS.

Skin-on-smashed potatoes with a crater of gravy. 3.99

Potato Cake

Skin-on-Smashed potatoes fried crispy around the edges, topped with cheese, sour cream and onion. 4.99

Steamed Vegetables

Fresh cauliflower, broccoli, baby carrots, zucchini, yellow squash, new potatoes and sugar snap peas steamed to order. 8.29 1/2 order. 5.29. Add .99 for Hollandaise Sauce.