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Lunch 2018-04-03T12:01:06+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

Tater Tots** So popular in Minnesota, these are practically a food group.
Bite-size, salty, crispy…crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside.
Classic tots** $6.50
Tossed with buffalo sauce; served with side of Blue cheese dressing.** $6.95
Tossed with fresh garlic, parmesan; served with side of truffle aioli.** $6.95

Sweet Potato Fries* $6.50

French Fries** $5.50

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

BBQ Chicken Nachos** Tender chicken, melted cheese, pickles and coleslaw on freshly-made corn tortilla chips. $13.95 (Available without meat)

Chicken Wings the way you want ‘em: Choose classic Buffalo, Jamaican Jerk, or Pancho’s dry rub wings, all served with Ranch or Blue cheese dressing and celery sticks. $12.95

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

Walleye Bites Lightly fried cold-water walleye bites with housemade lemon-scallion tartar sauce. $11.95

Caramel-Pecan Roll* A warm, 1/2 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

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. $8.95 Go on, now…be brave…try it! Those who do usually grab entire loaves to take back home as gifts.

Salad dressings: Ranch, Thousand Island, Blue Cheese, Balsamic-Basil Vinaigrette, Lemon-Thyme Pomegranate, or our brand-new Peanut Vinaigrette

Original 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 $4; Sautéed shrimp $5

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 $4; Sautéed shrimp $5; avocado $2

Thai Peanut Crunch Power Salad** Spring mesclun, red bell peppers, radishes, cilantro, cucumber, scallions, sugar snap peas, red cabbage, dried mango, peanuts, carrots, and a Thai peanut vinaigrette with just enough heat to keep you on your toes. 12.95 Add chicken $4; Sautéed shrimp $5; avocado $2

Southwest 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. 12.95 Add chicken $4; Sautéed shrimp $5; avocado $2

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. $7.95 Add chicken $4; Sautéed shrimp $5

Caesar Salad* Tender inner leaves of romaine hearts, tossed with our anchovy-redolent Caesar dressing, shaved parmesan cheese, grape tomatoes and house-made croutons. $8.95 Add chicken $4; Sautéed shrimp $5

Soup In addition to our classic Tomato Basil Soup, our chefs love to flex their creativity, so ask what they’ve got simmering on the stove for their “Soup of the Day.” Cup $4.95 Bowl $5.95

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


ALL sandwiches include your choice of fries, Pancho kettle chips, or mixed greens. Lettuce, tomato and onion available upon request at no add’l charge. Substitute sweet potato fries or tater tots for $1.50 more; ADD A HALF SALAD to any sandwich House $4.50 | Caesar $5

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. $15.95

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. $14.95

Grilled Cheese* Total decadence: sourdough bread is coated with grated parmesan cheese, then grilled with layers of Swiss, Vermont White Cheddar and Fontina cheeses. $12.95 Add slabs of thick bacon $3; Tomatoes $1.25; Avocado $2; Guacamole $2

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. $16.95 Ask for our house-made horseradish cream sauce for 50¢. Add a slab of melted Vermont White Cheddar, Swiss, Blue Cheese, Fontina, Pepperjack or American $2; Sautéed crimini mushrooms $1; Sautéed onions $1

The Ultimate BLT* 4 slices of bacon, lettuce, slabs of tomatoes and toasted sourdough bread with mayonnaise. $14.95 Add a slab of Vermont White Cheddar, Swiss, Fontina, Pepperjack, American cheese or Blue Cheese crumbles $2; Avocado $2; Guacamole $2; Sunny-side eggs (2) $3

MN icon: Walleye BLT Toasted sourdough bread with house-made lemon-scallion tartar sauce, 2 slices of bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and a parmesan-crusted, cold water walleye fillet. $17.95 Add Avocado $2; Guacamole $2

Chicken Breast Sandwich* 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 $3; Avocado $2; Guacamole $2; Sautéed portobello mushrooms $2; Sautéed onions $1

ALL burgers include your choice of fries, Pancho Kettle Chips, or mixed greens. Substitute Sweet Potato Fries or Tater Tots for $1.50 more; ADD A HALF SALAD to any sandwich House $4.50 | Caesar $5

Juicy Lucifer* Minneapolis is known as the birthplace of melted cheese-in-the-middle burgers…ours has a big patty of Angus ground beef smothering a hot molten epicenter of cheese. Includes a side of sweet and spicy red pepper jelly. $14.95 WARNING: Hot molten cheese…watch your first bite!

Our new HellBurger* —hotter ‘n hell­—is made of Angus 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 habaneros, ghost pepper cheese, or more jalapeños from the add-on list below. $14.95 WARNING: no givebacks, whining or refunds!

The Impossible Burger* is a revolutionary all-natural burger that tastes, cooks, and smells like real meat, but is made entirely from plants. Reading about the Impossible Burger below is one thing, but biting into one is an experience even meat lovers won’t forget. Served with chipotle-mayo sauce on a toasted bun. 14.95
*Vegan preparation upon request only

Classic Beef Burger* Angus beef on a grilled bun served with a side of special sauce. If you’re a “classic burger only” fan, fine. But for fun, many of our guests turn it into their dream burger with any of our add-ons. $12.95

Burger Add-On List:

    2 slices of bacon $3
    House-made peanut butter $1
    Sautéed portobello mushrooms $2
    Sautéed onions $1
    Jalapeños $1
    Guacamole $2
    Avocado $2
    Sunny-side egg* $2
    White Cheddar, Swiss, Blue Cheese, Fontina, Pepper Jack or American Cheese $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. $21.95 Substitute sweet potato fries or tater tots for $1.50 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. 15.95 WARNING: The Cajun seasoning really does have a kick, so if you’re not the “spicy” type,  just tell us and we’ll leave the heat off. No givebacks! 

Mac & Cheese*  Cavatappi noodles with our special blend of cheeses including just a hint of pepper jack.  12.95 Add vegetables 1.50; Italian sausage 3; Bacon 3; Grilled chicken 4; sautéed shrimp 5  Add half salad: House 4.50; Caesar 5

Pesto Fusilli Pasta*  Basil pesto, arugula, pine nuts, and sun-dried tomatoes tossed with corkscrew Fusilli pasta and shaved parmesan  13.95   Add vegetables 1.50; Italian sausage 3; bacon 3; grilled chicken 4; sautéed shrimp 5 Add half salad: House 4.50; Caesar 5

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. $14.95 Add Guacamole $2; Avocado $2; Bacon $3; Bison Sausage $3.25

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 eggs plus a side of sourdough or multi-grain toast. $14.95

Nearly-Classic Egg Benedict** features sweet cream hollandaise, a slab of slow-roasted pit ham, and two poached eggs on an English muffin. Includes a side of hashbrowns. $12.95

Classic All-American Breakfast** Two organic eggs with hashbrowns and your choice of maple-glazed bison sausage, bacon, slow-roasted pit ham, avocado or portobello mushroom. Includes a side of sourdough or multi-grain toast. $14.95

Steak & Eggs* A great slab of beef, char-broiled to your liking (ask your server about today’s cut), plus two eggs, hashbrowns, a garnish of mixed greens, and your choice of sourdough or multi-grain toast. $19.95 Try our blue cheese butter to melt on your steak $2

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: Mahnomin Wild Rice Porridge** Native-harvested, hand-parched wild rice 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, Mahnomin (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.

Make it an Irish Porridge by pouring in a shot of Irish Creme Liqueur $11.95 (bowl only)

Fresh Strawberries** $3.95
Bacon* $1.50/slice
Egg & Toast* $3.95
Minnie-sota Hotcake* One rockin’ plate size cornmeal pancake with fresh berries $4.95
Lemon-Ricotta Hotcake* $5.95
Mac & Cheese* $4.45
Hamburger* $5.95
Cheeseburger* $6.95
Impossible Hamburger $6.95
Impossible Cheeseburger $7.95
Grilled Cheese* $4.65
Burgers and sandwiches above also include your choice of French fries or Pancho kettle chips. Add sweet potato fries or tater tots (75¢ more).