When the Draft House On The Reef says it’s known for chicken wings, it’s not a hollow boast. Each week the cooks coat up to 800 pounds of the savory favorites in flavors such as parmesan, jalapeño , or honey. During football season they serve more than one ton per week. To augment the pub’s menu they sling simple yet satisfying bar eats that include potato skins or pulled-pork sandwiches with pickles and onions, and bartenders slide a wide array of libations down the enormous central bar. From time to time the bar hosts pool and dart tournaments, livening up the atmosphere more effectively than bringing a T-shirt cannon to your parole hearing.
Family Cafe's artful chefs dish up home-style Midwestern eats for breakfast, lunch, and Friday dinner from within a newly opened feeding hub. Morning meals commence with the cracking of eggshells, which fuel the savory Meatlover's omelet ($8–$9.99), packed with bacon, ham, and sausage, and experimental, yolk-powered automobiles. The spicy Baja breakfast burrito ($8.99) lines a tortilla shell with tasteful scrambled egg, chorizo, and green chili wallpaper splashed with a dash of salsa and cheddar jack cheese. Lunch sandwiches ensconce fixings with more layers than an philosophy-studying onion, featuring the meatloaf sandwich made from a generational recipe and precariously piled with mashed potatoes and gravy ($7.50).
A delicious monument to '50s-era nostalgia, 5 & Diner dishes out a dawn-to-dusk menu of 14 specialty burgers and classic comfort fare. At the stroke of lunch, the charbroiled hamburger reins supreme, ensconced between adoring buns, draped with garlands of fixings and special sauce, and accompanied by seasoned fries, coleslaw, potato chips, or a moving argument in favor of primogeniture. Guests can bite into the Southwest burger ($8.99) flanked by a cheese-kissed side of chili fries ($5.29) or explore patty permutations with a tray of cheese-slicked slider bites ($6.99). For bunless munching, the Cadillac meatloaf presents a homemade meatberg piled with chopped bacon, sautéed mushrooms, and onion straws ($10.99).
Since 1978, the gregarious chefs at Robert's Restaurant have dished out a fully stocked menu of home-cooked comfort eats, including breakfast specials, burgers, and made-from-scratch baked goods. Morning munchers can dive tooth-first into the airy swirls of freshly baked homemade cinnamon rolls ($2.59), or snag Boyd's Ultimate breakfast sandwiches ($7.99), stacked high with eggs, grilled ham and bacon. Mashed potatoes and buttered veggies sidle next to various afternoon spreads, such as chicken-fried chicken steak ($7.89) and an open-faced hot beef sandwich ($6.99). Homemade buns house six succulent burgers ($5.79+), and a grilled patty melt ($6.79) volunteers to sate pangs with swiss cheese or offer moral support during arguments with silverware.
Happy Rooster Cafe is a locally owned diner, serving up comforting breakfast and lunch fare in a relaxed, down-home environment. The café's extensive menu includes a slew of homespun American staples, including omelettes, pancakes, burgers, and deli sandwiches. Pop in for breakfast and enjoy an order of homemade pancakes, served plain ($4.99) or loaded with your choice of blueberries, bananas, pecans, or bacon ($5.49). Or, opt for the country biscuits and gravy ($3.99), a savory southern staple that has united pilgrims and bakers for centuries. The lunch menu consists of beefy burgers, piled-high sandwiches, and country-style platters. Sink your sharpened mouth knives into the roast-beef sandwich ($6.99), a succulent serving of meat loaf ($5.99), or a basket of crispy fried chicken ($6.99). Most lunch entrees are served with a selection of side dishes, including french fries, potato salad, cole slaw, fresh veggies, and deliciously inspiring high-fives.