Classic American Food with Modern Twists

Our food menu offers American classics, but with modern and unexpected twists. We do a lot of scratch cooking in our restaurant, and aim to offer guests fresh and flavorful options for work lunches, happy hours, and group dinners of all sizes.

 

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Bar Bites

Pretzel Bites
Bavarian pretzel, Lagunitas IPA gouda cheese sauce.

7.00

Cheese Curds
white cheddar, cornmeal battered, smoked tomato coulis

7.00

Firecracker Rolls
“spiedie” marinated spicy cajun chicken, vegetable medley, avocado cream

7.00

Fried Pickles
Kosher dill, beer battered, buttermilk herb sauce

7.00

Shareables

Truffle Mac N Cheese
Nueske’s applewood smoked bacon, mushroom truffle paste, Parmesan bread crumbs

13.00

White Bean Hummus
Thai chili paste, cucumber carrot relish, olive tapenade, herb grilled pita

12.00

Buffalo Shrimp
bleu cheese crumbles, pickled carrots, bleu cheese dressing

15.00

Crispy Calamari
Point Judith fried calamari, cornichon tartar sauce, horseradish cocktail sauce

12.00

Duck Confit Nachos
pulled duck, pepper jack cheese sauce, pickled jalapenos, smoked tomatoes, red onion, white beans, avocado, micro cilantro, queso fresco, wonton chips

14.00

Smoked Wings
chili rubbed jumbo wings and drummies, BBQ sauce, chipotle maple sauce

13.00

BBQ Chicken Flatbread
smoked BBQ Chicken, bbq sauce, mozzarella, Gouda, red onion, cilantro

12.00

Wild Mushroom Flatbread
wild mushrooms, chili oil, mozzarella, caramelized onions, goat cheese, baby arugula, lemon truffle oil

12.00

Crab Fondue
jumbo lump crab, goat cheese, chives, garlic crostini

14.00

Stuffed Jalapenos
applewood smoked bacon, cream cheese, cheddar, scallions, ranch dressing, raspberry bbq sauce

11.00

Buffalo Chicken Dip
shredded buffalo chicken, bleu cheese cream, housemade giardiniera, corn tortilla chips

12.00

Soups & Salads

1871 Chili
Angus steak, pork, chipotle peppers, milk stout, crème fraiche, red onion relish, cornbread muffin

8.00

Clam Chowder
Nueske’s applewood smoked bacon, oyster crackers, ciabatta torpedo roll

8.00

Side Salads

Wedge
iceberg lettuce, crumbled bleu cheese, house cured bacon lardons, grape tomatoes, garlic herb brioche croutons, bleu cheese dressing

7.00

Caesar
baby romaine, hard boiled eggs, sheep’s milk parmesan, brioche croutons, Caesar dressing

6.00

House
artisanal greens, grape tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, garlic herb brioche croutons, white balsamic vinaigrette

6.00

Chopped Entree Salads

City Works Chopped
grilled chicken, romaine, iceberg, artisanal greens, applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, bleu cheese crumbles, avocado, sweet herb vinaigrette

13.00

BBQ Chicken
house smoked pulled bbq chicken, romaine, iceberg, artisanal greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, black beans, roasted corn, jicama, crispy buttermilk onion strings, ranch dressing

14.00

Ahi Tuna
togarashi spiced seared rare tuna, napa cabbage, romaine, bok choy, bell peppers, black sesame seeds, daikon radish, green onions, mandarin oranges, almonds, cucumbers, crispy wonton strips, sesame ginger vinaigrette

18.00

Burgers

served with olive oil parsley fries or side salad // sub turkey burger for $1
burgers are half pound, fresh brisket short rib blend

City Works
aged white cheddar, lettuce, dill pickle, vine-ripened tomato, toasted brioche bun

13.00

Sriracha
habanero jack cheese, pickled jalapenos, Sriracha aioli, iceberg, red onion, toasted brioche bun

14.00

Smokehouse
house smoked BBQ pulled pork shoulder, smoked mozzarella, BBQ bacon onion relish, crispy buttermilk onion strings, toasted Hawaiian bun

16.00

Peppercorn
peppercorn crusted, blue cheese, baby arugula, herb sun-dried tomatoes, garlic aioli, toasted onion bun

14.00

Bacon Cheeseburger
house smoked candied thick cut bacon, aged Vermont white and yellow cheddar cheeses, shredded iceberg, tomato, red onion, toasted brioche bun

16.00

Veggie
farro, red quinoa, black bean and cannellini bean patty, corn tortilla crusted, sport pepper aioli, leaf lettuce, tomato, red onion, whole grain wheat bun

13.00

Handhelds

sandwiches come with olive oil parsley fries or side salad
tacos come with tortilla chips topped with smoked pico & cilantro lime crema

Grilled Chicken
grilled chicken breast, applewood smoked bacon, french fry aioli, shredded iceberg, vine-ripened tomato, red onion, avocado jalapeno sauce, kaiser roll

12.00

Pulled Pork
hand-pulled house smoked pork shoulder, house made bbq sauce, cider mustard, coriander coleslaw, kaiser roll

12.00

Shrimp Tacos
crispy shrimp, Asian slaw, ginger sesame vinaigrette, Sriracha, chili aioli, white corn tortillas

15.00

Fish Tacos
chili crusted Alaskan Cod, chipotle coleslaw, micro cilantro, radish, tomatillo salsa, white corn tortillas

15.00

Thai Chicken Wrap
Thai chili marinated grilled chicken, bok choy, napa cabbage, romaine, bell peppers, green onions, mandarin oranges, daikon radish, cucumbers, sesame ginger vinaigrette, flour tortilla

13.00

Filet Mignon Sliders
two grilled filet medallions, caramelized onions, horseradish cream, pretzel roll

15.00

Carolina Fried Chicken
buttermilk breaded, housemade spicy bread and butter pickles, mustard bbq sauce, iceberg, brioche bun

13.00

Duck Reuben
sliced duck leg, citrus tarragon apple sauerkraut, Gruyere, Russian dressing, marble rye

14.00

Entrées

Salmon
farmed Atlantic salmon, crème fingerlings, braised fennel, oven-dried tomatoes, roasted cipollini onions, grilled asparagus, dill caper butter

21.00

Risotto
seasonal wild mushrooms, pea purée, brown butter, baby arugula, shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano

16.00

Short Rib
braised boneless short rib, shrimp grits, bacon tomato jam, crispy pickled fennel, au jus gravy

22.00

Fish & Chips
Alaskan cod, Allagash White beer batter, coleslaw, malt vinegar powder, cornichon tartar sauce

15.00

Pork Chop
10 ounce bone-in center cut pork chop, potato purée, chipotle maple glaze, cinnamon spiced apples, crispy buttermilk onion strings

21.00

Smoked BBQ Ribs
full rack baby back ribs, housemade BBQ sauce, marscapone creamed corn, coleslaw, Idaho thick cut fries

24.00

Meatloaf
Angus beef low country meatloaf, carrots and peas, mashed potatoes, red eye gravy

18.00

Rigatoni
Italian sausage, roma tomatoes, basil, peas, goat cheese, tomato cream

16.00

Dessert

Peanut Butter Snickers Pie
Oreo cookie crust, peanut butter mousse, whipped cream, Snickers pieces, chocolate and caramel sauce

8.00

Butterscotch Bread Pudding
brioche bread, vanilla bean custard, vanilla bean ice cream, butterscotch sauce

8.00

Happy Hour (M-F 3-6pm)

APPS & TAPS
Enjoy our featured apps and taps for just 4.00 each

APPS
Pretzel Bites
Cheese Curds
Firecracker Rolls
Fried Pickles

TAPS
Ask your server for today’s selection, or check which tap has a necklace on it

 

1/2 off wine
1 white and 1 red wine featured at half-off

Happy Hour is every weekday, Monday to Friday, from 3pm – 6pm. More details here.

Make a reservation

(For parties of 7+ call (612) 361-2900 or visit our Party Info page)

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A fresh take on a sports bar. Distinctive food items; not your typical burgers and brats.

Pat Evans

NBC Minneapolis

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