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Lunch 2017-05-04T12:11:25+00:00

Lunch is served Monday–Friday from 11am–3pm.

MN icon: State Fair Cheese Curds*** in a light beer batter, served with our house-made sweet and spicy red pepper jelly on the side. $9.95

Warm Artichoke Dip* Grilled baguette served with a creamy blend of artichoke hearts, roasted red bell peppers, parmesan and cream cheese. $7.95

Mini Crab Cake One miniature crab cake made of lump crab meat mixed with chunks of cold-water shrimp. Served with red pepper hollandaise. $8.50

Tater Tots** So popular in Minnesota, these are practically a food group.
Bite-size, salty, crispy…crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside.
Flavors:
Classic tots** $5.95
Tossed with buffalo sauce; served with side of Blue cheese dressing.** $6.45
Tossed with fresh garlic, parmesan; served with side of truffle aioli.** $6.45

Sweet Potato Fries* $4.95

French Fries** $4.95

Add chipotle mayo, basil aioli, or white truffle aioli to your tots or fries for $1.00 (All 3, $2.50)

BBQ Pork Nachos** Pulled pork, melted cheese, pickles and coleslaw on freshly-made corn tortilla chips. $12.95 (Available without meat)

Chicken Wings the way you want ‘em: Choose glazed teriyaki, BBQ, buffalo, or Pancho’s dry rub wings, all served with Blue cheese dressing or Ranch dressing and celery sticks. $12.95

Deviled Eggs* Garnished with candied bacon and paprika. $6

House-made Coleslaw* Creamy sweet slaw with a bit of garlic and cayenne-pepper spice. $1.95

Caramel-Pecan Roll* A warm, 1/4 pound melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon roll topped with roasted, salted pecans and a rich, house-made caramel sauce. Mitch’s dad spent years developing this recipe; his mom spent years cleaning up the mess. $7.95

Salad dressings: Ranch, Thousand Island, Blue Cheese, French, Balsamic-Basil Vinaigrette, Lemon-Thyme Pomegranate, Lemon-Thyme Pomegranate, Garlic Vinaigrette, or Maple-Walnut Vinaigrette

Crack Power Salad**Quinoa, millet, black beans, corn, spinach, almonds, avocado and Native-harvested, hand-parched wild rice combine into a powerhouse of essential nutrients dressed in lemon-thyme pomegranate dressing. $12.95  Add chicken 3.90; Sautéed shrimp 4.40

Southwestern Sweet Pepper Quinoa Power Salad**  Romaine lettuce, grilled corn, black beans, diced peppadews, red onions, cilantro, queso fresco, quinoa, lime twist, and honey BBQ ranch dressing.  11.95  Add chicken 3.90; sautéed shrimp 4.40; avocado $1.75

Thai Peanut Crunch Power Salad**  Spring mesclun, red bell peppers, radishes, cilantro, cucumbers, scallions, sugar snap peas, red cabbage, dried mango, peanuts, carrots, and a Thai peanut vinaigrette dressing that’s a bit on the spicy side. 12.95  Add chicken 3.90; sautéed shrimp 4.40; avocado $1.75

Pistachio Cranberry Power Salad**  Spinach, apples, pears, dried cranberries, quinoa, blue cheese crumbles, candied pistachios, lemon-poppyseed dressing.  12.95  Add chicken 3.90; sautéed shrimp 4.40; avocado $1.75

Kaleidoscope Peanut Kale Power Salad**  Shredded kale, garbanzo beans, carrots, broccoli, red bell peppers, crushed peanuts, red cabbage, and peanut Dijon vinaigrette dressing.  12.95  Add chicken 3.90; sautéed shrimp 4.40; avocado $1.75

Cobb Salad* Romaine hearts, charred chicken breast, crispy bacon, a hard-boiled organic egg, fresh avocado, grape tomatoes, scallions, crumbled blue cheese, and your choice of salad dressing. Sorry, Cobb Salads are NOT available in half-size. $14.95

House Salad** Mixed greens, julienned carrots, poached pears, grape tomatoes, house-made croutons, and your choice of salad dressing. $8.95 Add chicken $3.90; Sautéed shrimp $4.40

Caesar Salad* Tender inner leaves of romaine hearts, tossed with our anchovy-redolent Caesar dressing, shaved parmesan cheese, grape tomatoes and house-made croutons. $9.95 Add chicken $3.90; Sautéed shrimp $4.40

Can’t Decide? Add a HALF SANDWICH to your cup of SOUP or half SALAD. First, choose either a cup of soup OR a half-size Caesar or House Salad. Next, choose a half Ham & Pear Crisp Sandwich, a half Ultimate BLT, or a half Grilled Cheese Sandwich. $12.95

Soup of the Day Our cooks practically trip over each other to be chosen to create each day’s soup and show off their culinary talents. Ask what’s simmering on the stove today. Cup $4.25 Bowl $5.50

Pancho’s Tomato Basil Soup** Fresh basil and tomatoes simmered with melted parmesan cheese make this a staff favorite. Cup $4.25 Bowl $5.50

ALL sandwiches include your choice of fries, Pancho kettle chips, coleslaw or mixed greens. Lettuce, tomato and onion available upon request at no add’l charge. Substitute sweet potato fries or tater tots for $1.25 more.

MN icon: Ham & Pear Crisp Sandwich Featured in “50 Best Sandwiches in America.” Shaved, slow-roasted smoked pit ham, poached pears, melted Swiss and Fontina cheese on spicy-sweet buttered & grilled sourdough bread. $13.95

Reuben* Hot, shaved house-corned beef piled on grilled, thick-sliced rye bread with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese. Slathered with house-made Thousand Island dressing. $13.95

Grilled Cheese* Total decadence: sourdough bread is coated with grated parmesan cheese, then grilled with layers of Swiss, Vermont White Cheddar and Fontina cheeses. $11.95 Add slabs of thick bacon $2.95; Tomatoes $1.25; Add Guacamole $1.95

Grilled Vegetable Panini** The staff who “taste tested” this during the creation stage commented [often] that this is the kind of sandwich you think about long after you’ve left. Mitch’s panini features goat cheese, jalapeños, a charbroiled portobello mushroom cap, fresh basil, red & yellow bell peppers, shaved red onions, and julienned carrots on toasted ciabatta. $13.95

BBQ Pork Sandwich* Pulled, slow-roasted pork shoulder dressed in a spicy tomato-based BBQ sauce. Ask for a ramekin of our pickle relish, which compliments the pork perfectly. $12.95

French Dip* This isn’t a standard deli-sliced French dip sandwich. At Hell’s Kitchen, we slow-roast a prime rib for hours until it’s so tender, it falls apart with a fork. We’ll serve yours piled with mounds of thin slices on a grilled ciabatta bun with plenty of roasted garlic au jus for dipping. $14.95 Ask for our house-made horseradish cream sauce for 55¢. Add a slab of melted Vermont White Cheddar, Swiss, Blue Cheese, Fontina, Pepperjack or American $2; Sautéed mushrooms $1; Sautéed onions 75¢

The Ultimate BLT* 4 slices of thick-cut bacon, lettuce, slabs of tomatoes and toasted sourdough bread with mayonnaise. $13.95 Add a slab of Vermont White Cheddar, Swiss, Fontina, Pepperjack, American cheese or Blue Cheese crumbles $2; Guacamole $1.95; Sunny-side egg $1.95

MN icon: Walleye BLT Toasted sourdough bread with house-made lemon-scallion tartar sauce, 2 slabs of thick bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and a parmesan-crusted, cold water walleye fillet. $16.95 Add Guacamole $1.95

Charred Chicken Breast Sandwich* Blackened 8 oz. boneless chicken breast with chipotle mayo. $12.95 Add a slab of Vermont White Cheddar, Swiss, Fontina, Pepperjack, American cheese, or Blue Cheese crumbles $2; Bacon $2.95; Sautéed portobello mushrooms $1; Sautéed onions 75¢

ALL burgers include choice of fries, Pancho kettle chips, coleslaw or mixed greens. Substitute sweet potato fries or tater tots for 1.25 more.

Juicy Lucifer* Minneapolis is known as the birthplace of melted cheese-in-the-middle burgers…ours has a big patty of grass-fed ground beef smothering a hot molten epicenter of cheese. Includes a side of spicy red pepper jelly. $15.95 WARNING: Hot molten cheese…watch your first bite!

Our new HellBurger* —hotter ‘n hell­—is made of grass-fed beef mixed with jalapeños and other incendiary ingredients, then topped with melted pepperjack cheese. You’ll notice a gradual buildup of heat to 3 or 3.5 on a Thai “1 to 5” scale. If this doesn’t scare you, set your tastebuds on fire by adding habañeros, ghost pepper cheese, or more jalapeños from the add-on list below. 14.95  WARNING: no givebacks, whining or refunds! Add half salad: House 4.10; Caesar 4.90

Classic Beef Burger* Grass-fed beef on a grilled bun served with a side of special sauce. $14.95

MN icon: Bison Burger* A charbroiled, lean ground bison burger folded with grass-fed beef and butter for juiciness. $14.95

Peanut Butter & Bacon Burger* Grilled grass-fed beef topped with creamy house-made peanut butter, slabs of thick bacon and mayo. $15.95

BBQ Bacon & Avocado Burger* Grass-fed beef, slabs of thick bacon, avocado, spicy house-made BBQ sauce. $15.95

Burger Add-On List:

    2 slabs of thick bacon $2.95
    Sautéed portobello mushrooms $1
    Sautéed onions 75¢
    Habaneros / Jalapenos $1
    Guacamole $1.95
    Avocado $1.75
    Sunny-side egg* $1.95
    White Cheddar, Swiss, Blue Cheese, Fontina, Ghost Cheese, Pepperjack or American $2

MN icon: Walleye Fish & Chips Parmesan-coated, cold-water walleye fillets with house-made lemon-scallion tartar sauce, served with a lemon wedge and choice of French fries, coleslaw, or mixed greens. $17.95 Substitute sweet potato fries or tater tots for $1.25 more

Walleye Tacos*  Three tacos with fresh Cajun-seasoned walleye, housemade coleslaw, chipotle sour cream, housemade salsa, soft flour tortillas and a side of black beans.  13.95

Mac & Cheese*  Cavatappi noodles with our special blend of cheeses including just a hint of pepper jack.  12.95 Add vegetables 1.30; Italian sausage 2.50; Bacon 2.95; Grilled chicken 3.90; sautéed shrimp 4.40  Add half salad: House 4.10; Caesar 4.90

Pesto Fusilli Pasta*  Basil pesto, arugula, and pine nuts tossed with corkscrew Fusilli pasta and shaved parmesan  12.95   Add vegetables 1.30; Italian sausage 2.50; bacon 2.95; grilled chicken 3.90; sautéed shrimp 4.40 Add half salad: House 4.10; Caesar 4.90

Huevos Rancheros** A crisp flour tortilla layered with buttery hashbrowns, spicy black beans, soft-scrambled eggs and a 3-cheese topping baked to a golden brown. Topped with hand-chopped salsa and a dollop of sour cream. $13.95 Add Guacamole $1.95; Avocado $1.75; Bacon $2.95; Pulled Pork $2.50; Bison Sausage $3.25

Portobello Mushroom & Eggs**  Two balsamic marinated Portobello mushroom caps served with two organic eggs, hashbrowns, a garnish of mixed greens and choice of sourdough or multi-grain toast.  14.95 Add melted blue cheese butter 1.95

MN icon: Toasted Sausage Bread Yes the name IS strange, but trust us on this deliciously dense bread made with sausage, toasted walnuts, black currants, spices, and black coffee. Served with a free sample of our banana peanut butter. $7.95 Go on, now…be brave…try it! Those who do usually grab entire loaves to take back home as gifts.

Vegetable Scromelette** Two eggs soft scrambled with fresh vegetables and cheese, served on a bed of hashbrowns with a side of sourdough or multi-grain toast. Ask your server for today’s vegetable selection. $13.95

Corned Beef Hash & Eggs* Hand-pulled corned beef brisket with sautéed fingerling potatoes, sweet onions, and crisp celery. Includes 2 organic eggs plus a side of sourdough or multi-grain toast. $13.95

Nearly-Classic Egg Benedict** features sweet cream hollandaise, a slab of slow-roasted pit ham, and one poached organic egg on an English muffin half. Includes a side of hashbrowns. $11.95 Add a second egg/ham/muffin half for $4.95 more.

Classic All-American Breakfast** Two organic eggs with hashbrowns and your choice of maple-glazed bison sausage, thick slabs of bacon, slow-roasted pit ham, avocado or portobello mushroom. Includes a side of sourdough or multi-grain toast. $13.95

Steak & Eggs* Locally raised beef from Stonebridge Farms, char-broiled to your liking (ask your server about today’s cut), plus two organic eggs, hashbrowns, a garnish of mixed greens, and your choice of sourdough or multi-grain toast. $15.95

MN icon: Lemon-Ricotta Hotcakes* Here are the hotcakes that put us on the map. Three melt-in-your-mouth hotcakes made with freshly-grated lemon zest and whole milk ricotta cheese. Served with fresh berries and pure maple syrup…but try your first bite without it! $14.95

MN icon: Mahnomen Porridge** Native-harvested, hand-parched wild rice from the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe simmered with heavy cream, roasted hazelnuts, dried blueberries, sweetened cranberries and pure maple syrup. Cup $6.75 Bowl $8.95 (Like it? Take home a Porridge Kit with everything you need to make 4 hearty bowls at home…just add cream.)

Adapted from 1800’s trapper journals, Mahnomen (mah-NO-men) porridge is one of our top-selling, most talked-about menu items. But in our early days, nobody wanted to even try it, so we had to literally give it away in order to get folks to give it a go.