Appetizers 


TAVERN WINGS

Large, meaty wings in your choice of flavor (listed from hot to mild). Served with celery sticks and choice of ranch or blue cheese dressing. 11


     Carolina Reaper
     Buffalo
     Jamaican Jerk
     Sweet Thai Chili
     Bourbon BBQ

     Korean BBQ


Share These Nachos

Corn tortilla chips, topped with shredded cheese, black beans, jalapeño, red onion, tomato, and choice of seasoned beef or chicken. Served with sour cream, homemade salsa roja and spicy nacho cheese sauce. 11


DRAGON PUFFS 

Diced jalapeño, red onion, blue cheese, mozzarella, cheddar, bacon and cilantro wrapped in a puff pastry. These fiery pinwheels are baked to a golden brown and served with a roasted cumin ranch. 9


QUESADILLA 

Seasoned chicken, apple-wood smoked bacon, green onion, fresh jalapeño, black olive and shredded cheese in a grilled flour tortilla. Served with sour cream and homemade salsa roja. 9


TAVERN DUNKERS 

Four strips of ciabatta glazed with garlic butter, topped with cheese and toasted. Served with marinara sauce. 5


CHICKEN STRIps

Tender white meat, cut in house and hand dipped in our homemade batter. 9

     
Chicken basket, with Tavern fries. 11


onion rings

A basket of America's favorite beer-battered finger foods. 7


WALLEYE CAKES 

A flaked walleye and seafood mixture with shredded vegetables and our special seasoning.  Sautéed to satisfaction and served with handmade béarnaise sauce. 11

     
Allergen warning: contains crabmeat


A WALLEYE SAMPLER  

Taste each of our three most popular preparations; grilled, deep-fried and pan blackened. Accompanied by a sautéed walleye cake on béarnaise with a side of traditional tartar sauce and jalapeño tartar.  13


MINNESOTA SPRING ROLLS 

Our famous walleye, long grain wild rice and fresh vegetables wrapped in a delicate pastry sheet. Lightly fried and served with garlic-ginger soy sauce. 11


OUR FAMOUS WALLEYE Bites

Our famous walleye, cut in to bites, lightly breaded and fried, served with choice of traditional tartar, jalapeño tartar or béarnaise sauce. 12

     Walleye basket, with Tavern fries 14


Coconut Shrimp

Fried with a coconut-flake breading and served with tomato jelly. 8


      Shrimp basket, with Tavern fries 14


Soups 

All soups and salads are served with a freshly baked roll.  Wraps are served with Tavern fries.

     Cup 4, Bowl 7


 

Chicken Wild Rice           

French Onion          

Daily Kettle




Salads

All salads are served with a freshly baked roll.  Wraps are served with Tavern fries.


Chef’s Salad

Julienne-sliced ham, turkey, Swiss, cheddar, with apple-smoked bacon bits, tomato, red onion and hard-boiled egg. Served on mixed greens with your choice of dressing.

     

     Full 11, Half 8


BUFFALO CHICKEN SALAD

Crisp romaine lettuce with tomato, red onion and celery, topped with battered, fried, buffalo tossed strips of boneless chicken breast. Sprinkled with blue cheese crumbles and served with a side of blue cheese dressing. 12

     
(make it a wrap for no charge!)


MJ's Taco Salad

Your choice of chicken or beef, topped with shredded lettuce, diced tomato, ripe olives, green onion and shredded cheese. Served in a warm crispy flour tortilla shell with sour cream and salsa roja on the side. 11



SKALLY CAESAR SALAD

A fillet of our famous walleye on a bed of romaine lettuce tossed with grated Parmesan, homemade croutons and creamy Caesar dressing. 17


     Chicken Caesar 13                    (Available as wrap! Ask your server for details)

     Plain Caesar 9                            Half Caesar 6




Seasonal Classics

Available September-April.


CHICKEN POT PIE

Tender chicken simmered in a savory white base with garden vegetables. Topped with puff pastry and baked to a flaky excellence. 8


NORTHWOOD'S CHILI

A hearty blend of beef, tomato, onion, black and pinto beans, spiced just right!  Served with crispy corn tortilla chips. 

     
Cup 4, Bowl 7


Tater-Tot Hot Dish®

Ground beef and vegetables simmered in our homemade mushroom soup, topped with a layer of genuine Tater-Tots® and baked to a Minnesota splendor.

     
Entree 8, Side 6




Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served with Tavern fries and pickle spear.
Substitute coleslaw or cottage cheese for $1.00 Substitute onion rings or soup for $1.25​


Our Famous Walleye Sandwich              

Walleye fillet grilled, blackened or deep-fried. Served on a toasted Ciabatta loaf with lettuce, tomato, and choice of traditional tartar sauce, jalapeño tartar or handmade béarnaise. 13    


French Dip     

Tender pot roast on wheat bread with Swiss cheese and au jus.


BEMIDJI CLUB         

Grilled turkey with apple-wood smoked bacon, tomato, lettuce and mayo. Topped with melted Swiss on a grilled Ciabatta hoagie. 11      


WBLT         

Our famous walleye fillet, grilled, blackened or deep-fried with apple-wood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo, served on toasted whole wheat or white bread. 15

     
Plain BLT 10  


                                                                           

Walleye Tacos      

Chunks of our famous walleye, seasoned, grilled and served in warm flour tortillas with lettuce, shredded cheese, avocado and pico de gallo. Served with corn tortilla chips and our homemade salsa verde. 13




Burgers & Chicken

Choose from a fresh 8oz Black Angus beef patty, a tender Breast of Chicken or a Veggie Burger. Served on a toasted sesame seed bun and served with pickle spear and Tavern fries.


Plain Ole

Burger and bun. 11


Just Cheese Please 

Add cheese of your choice: American, Cheddar, Pepper Jack or Swiss. 12


California

America's favorite burger: lettuce, tomato, red onion and mayonnaise. 12


Tavern Burger

Topped with melted cheddar cheese, apple-wood smoked bacon and BBQ sauce. 13


Black and Blue

Blackened and topped with blue cheese crumbles, diced bacon and red onion. 13


Mushroom Swiss

Topped with sautéed mushrooms and melted Swiss cheese. 13




Entrees

Most entrees include fresh seasonal vegetables, choice of potato and choice of salad, coleslaw or cottage cheese.

Potato Options

     Baby Reds
     Tavern Fries
     Shoestring Fries
     Baked Potato
     Potato Cakes
     Mashed Potatoes 
     Substitute Minnesota Long Grain Wild Rice for potato - $1.25

Homemade Salad Dressings
     Ranch
     Blue Cheese

     French
     Italian
     Roasted Cumin Ranch
     Tarragon Artichoke
     Honey Mustard
     Thousand Island
     Lemon Basil


Substitute a Caesar for garden salad - $1.00

 


Our Famous Walleye Dinner

The meal that put us on the map, enjoyed by savvy Minnesotans and world leaders alike! Walleye fillet grilled, deep-fried or blackened with your choice of traditional tartar sauce, jalapeno tartar or béarnaise sauce.

     Two Fillet 24 

     One Fillet 18


Our Famous Lakeshore Combo

Walleye fillet grilled, deep-fried or blackened, paired with a 8 oz grilled sirloin steak and served with your choice of traditional tartar sauce, jalapeno tartar or béarnaise sauce. 32


Northwoods Walleye 

The quintessential Minnesota gourmet meal! Grilled walleye, served on a bed of long grain Minnesota wild rice with sautéed wild mushrooms, fresh grilled asparagus and béarnaise sauce. 

     Two Fillet 26

     One Fillet 20 


BBQ Ribs 

Smoked St. Louis style pork ribs, basted with BBQ sauce and charbroiled. 

 
   Full Rack 21

     Half Rack 16


Meatloaf

Good, old-fashioned meatloaf served with buttery mashed potatoes and grandma’s gravy. 14


Fried Chicken

Three pieces of chicken served with choice of potato and seasonal vegetables 16








Pasta


Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine tossed in our rich, homemade Alfredo sauce, topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Includes Caesar salad and served with garlic breadsticks.

     Walleye 18                                  Plain 10

     Chicken 15                                  Add veggies 2



Macaroni and Cheese

Homemade with cheddar and American cheese. Includes Caesar salad and served with garlic breadsticks.

     Walleye 17                                  Plain 9

     Chicken 14                                  Add veggies 2


Baked Pasta

Penne tossed with Italian sausage, green and red pepper, mozzarella and a tomato-cream sauce. Served with garlic breadsticks. 11







 Sides


Walleye Fillet 12
Basket of Tavern Fries 6
Long Grain Minnesota Wild Rice 4
Side of Onion Rings 4
Mashed Potatoes (available 4-10pm) 3
Potato Cakes (available 4-10pm) 3
Dinner Salad 3
Cottage Cheese 3
Creamy Coleslaw 3
Baked Potato (available 4-10pm) 3
Bacon (2 pieces) 3
Side of Tavern fries 3
Southwestern Black Beans 2
Garlic b=Breadsticks 2
Sautéed Mushrooms 2



Desserts

 

Irma's Homemade Apple Crisp 

Fresh sliced apples with crumb topping baked perfectly to a golden brown. Topped with rich caramel sauce & whipped cream. 6


Triple Chocolate Tiger Cake

White cake centered between two layers each of rich dark, white chocolate butter-cream and majestic chocolate cake. 5




Skillet Breakfast  


Served 11 am- 2 pm Daily

Grilled walleye with breakfast seasoning, three eggs to order, cottage fries and toast. 11



 


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