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Lunch in the Loop? Happy Hour by the river? Afternoon business meetings? South Branch's food menu has something to suit your day, from the teamwork of Corporate Executive Chef Paul Katz’s culinary vision, and Executive Chef James Jung's execution. The diverse menu features upscale twists on modern American cuisine, making for a great work lunch, group get together, or a dinner date.

Apps/Salads

Appetizers


BANG BANG SHRIMP – crispy fried shrimp, scallions, Sriracha, toasted sesame seeds, chili aioli 14

BUFFALO ROLLS – pulled chicken, gorgonzola, crispy wonton, buffalo sauce, bleu cheese dressing 13

CHEESE CURDS – cornmeal beer battered Wisconsin curds, smoked tomato coulis 11

CALAMARI - horseradish cocktail sauce, cornichon tartar sauce 13

KALE AND ARTICHOKE DIP – creamy fontina, swiss, parmesan, rosemary crackers 12

TUNA TARTARE – ahi tuna, jalapeños, tomato, red onion, avocado, cucumber, crispy wontons, balsamic ginger soy 13

CARROT GINGER HUMMUS – celery, cucumber, grilled cauliflower, herb pita, toasted sesame, sesame oil, green onions 11

GUACAMOLE – toasted pine nuts, crumbled queso fresco, pomegranate seeds, roasted piquillo peppers, chipotle oil, tortilla chips 12

 

 

Soups & Salads


SOUP OF THE DAY – ask about today’s selection 6

NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER – Applewood-smoked bacon 7

COBB - grilled chicken, romaine, hard boiled egg, bleu cheese, Applewood-smoked bacon, tomatoes, avocado, ranch dressing 15

WALDORF - grilled chicken, baby spinach, beets, candied walnuts, cucumber, apple, dried cranberries, gorgonzola, apple cider vinaigrette 16

NOLA SALAD - blackened salmon, deviled eggs, artisan lettuce, capers, red onion, feta, cucumber, tomatoes, citrus vinaigrette 17

SOUTH BRANCH CHOPPED - grilled chicken, romaine, iceberg, tomatoes, cucumbers, applewood smoked bacon, red onion, bleu cheese crumbles, avocado, sweet herb vinaigrette 15

STEAK– peppercorn crusted New York strip steak, baby arugula, baby spinach, frisée, heirloom grape tomatoes, red onions, asparagus, buttermilk bleu cheese, red wine vinaigrette 17

SOUTHWEST CHICKEN - pulled adobo chicken, avocado, tomatoes, pepper jack, corn & black bean relish, tortilla strips, chipotle dressing 16

TUNA NICOISE - seared ahi tuna, chopped kale, grape tomatoes, roasted red potatoes, haricots verts, hard boiled egg, caper berry, nicoise olives, creamy rosemary garlic vinaigrette 18

 

Wraps/Handhelds

Wraps


All wraps come with a choice of French fries, tater tots, or garlic mashed potatoes.

$1.50 to substitute: sweet potato fries, soup, side salad, or grilled asparagus.

BUFFALO CHICKEN – grilled chicken, romaine, tomato, gorgonzola, buffalo sauce, bleu cheese dressing 14

SANTA FE CHICKEN– adobo pulled chicken, romaine, tomatoes, avocado, corn & black bean relish, pepper jack, tortilla strips, chipotle dressing 14

SESAME TUNA – ginger soy-glazed ahi tuna, bok choy, napa cabbage, romaine, bell peppers, almonds, mandarin oranges, crispy wontons, ginger sesame vinaigrette 16

BLACKENED STEAK –Cajun spiced grilled flank steak, marinated fresh mozzarella, oyster mushrooms, baby arugula, grape tomato, red onion, Brussels sprout purée, cilantro vinaigrette 16

 

 

Handhelds


All handhelds come with a choice of french fries, tator tots, or garlic mashed potatoes.

$1.50 to substitute for sweet potato fries, soup, side salad, or grilled asparagus.

BAJA FISH TACOS – farm-raised blackened tilapia, pepper jack, cabbage, chili aioli, chips & salsa 15

HAVANA CLUB – smoked pork shoulder, avocado, mozzarella, fried red onion, Applewood-smoked bacon, potato bread 14

HOT TURKEY PRESS– oven roasted turkey, avocado, pepper jack, Applewood-smoked bacon, artisan lettuce, balsamic garlic aioli, potato bread 14

TRUFFLE CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH – grilled pulled chicken breast, truffle aioli, Applewood-smoked bacon, shallots, celery, dried cranberries, roasted garlic, Hawaiian roll 13

SALMON BLT - pan seared salmon, applewood smoked bacon, vine ripened tomatoes, green leaf lettuce, smoked jalapeno aioli, ciabatta round 16

CHICKEN & GUAC - grilled chicken, aplewood smoked bacon, grilled pineapple, smoked cheddar, chipotle aioli, guacamole, kaiser bun 14

PHILLY STEAK - shaved rib eye, white american cheese, bell peppers, yellow onions, torpedo roll 16

Burgers

Gourmet Burgers


All burgers come with a choice of french fries, tater tots, or garlic mashed potatoes.

$1.50 to substitute for sweet potato fries, soup, side salad, or grilled asparagus.

SOUTH BRANCH – baby swiss, avocado, Applewood smoked bacon, brioche bun 15

BACON CHEDDAR – Angus beef burger, Tillamook aged cheddar, red leaf lettuce, beefsteak tomato, red onion, brioche bun 15

TURKEY – turkey burger, mozzarella, avocado, cranberry aioli, kaiser roll 14

PEPPERCORN – Angus steak patty, blue cheese, herb sun dried tomatoes, baby arugula, garlic aioli, onion bun 15

AHI TUNA – sweet and spicy aioli, fried wontons, toasted sesame seeds, frisée, tomato, cilantro, Hawaiian bun 16

VEGGIE – roasted corn, black beans, green onions, garlic, sweet potatoes, millet, quinoa, pickled carrots and cucumbers, roasted red pepper vegan aioli 13

 

Dinner

Entrées


GRILLED MAHI - mahi-mahi, haricot verts, heirloom grape tomatoes, baby carrots, frisée greens, red quinoa, rosemary butter sauce 18

COUNTRY RIGATONI – Italian sausage, grilled chicken, portabella mushrooms, grape tomatoes, spinach, goat cheese, creamy tomato sauce 16

SALMON - stir fry vegetables, white miso whip, thai chili sauce 18

GRILLED TUNA - grilled tuna, herb roated fingerling potatoes, sweet and sour red cabbage, braised bok choy, ginger soy glaze 19

SHORT RIB – root beer braised boneless short rib, root beer demi-glace, creamy carrot purée, fried onion strings 19

PAN FRIED TILAPIA - parmigiano-reggiano crust, sautéed spinach, garlic mashed potatoes, lemon caper butter sauce 16

CATCH OF THE WEEK – please ask your server about our weekly fish special MARKET PRICE

 

Sides


À la carte 5

FRENCH FRIES

SWEET POTATO FRIES

TATOR TOTS

GARLIC MASHED POTATOES

SIDE SALAD

GRILLED ASPARAGUS

 

Dessert


PEANUT BUTTER SNICKERS PIE – Oreo cookie crust, chocolate and caramel sauce 8

BAKED SKILLET COOKIE – chocolate chip cookie dough, vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce 9

DESSERT OF THE MONTH – ask about our chef's seasonal delights MARKET PRICE

 

 

Beer

MACROBREWS

amstel light 6, bud light 5.5, budweiser 5.5, coors light 5.5, corona 6, corona light 6, heineken 6, heineken light 6, miller lite 5.5, miller high life 5.5,  michelob ultra 5.5

 

DRAFT BEERS

BNectar GOOSE ISLAND BOTTLENECTAR - chicago, il 6.5

FOUNDERS ALL DAY IPA - grand rapids, mi 7

HALF ACRE DAISY CUTTER - chicago, il 7

GOOSE ISLAND GREEN LINE – chicago, il 7

GUINNESS – dublin, ireland 8

STELLA ARTOIS – leuven, belgium 7

STONE DELICIOUS IPA - escondido, ca 7

TOCAYO HOMINY WHITE ALE - chicago, il 7

REVOLUTION ANTI-HERO - chicago, il 7

BELL'S SEASONAL - kalamazoo, mi

DESCHUTES ROTATOR – bend, or

SAM ADAMS SEASONAL – jamaica plains, ny

 

WHITE & WHEAT

sweet, citrus notes, clean finish

ALLAGASH WHITE – portland, me 9

GOOSE ISLAND 312 – chicago, il 6.5

HOEGAARDEN – hoegaarden, belgium 7

LAGUNITAS LITTLE SUMPIN SUMPIN – petaluma, ca 8

REVOLUTION BOTTOMS UP WIT - chicago, il 8

 

LAGERS & PILSNERS

smooth palate, malty body, crisp finish

METROPOLITAN KRANKSHAFT – chicago, il 7

PERONI - lombardy, italy 7

SAM ADAMS BOSTON LAGER – boston, ma 6.5

SHINER BOCK – shiner, tx 6.5

VICTORIA – toluca, mexico 6.5

GOOSE ISLAND 4 STAR PILS – chicago, il 7

LAGUNITAS PILS – petaluma, ca 7


GOLDEN & AMBER ALES

golden or red color, malty, well-balanced

MAGIC HAT #9 – burlington, vt 6.5

NEW BELGIUM FAT TIRE – fort collins, co 6.5

TWO BROTHERS PRAIRIE PATH - warrenville, il 7


ENGLISH STYLE ALES

dark brown color, sweet, full bodied

BODDINGTONS (16oz CAN) – manchester, england 8

NEWCASTLE – gateshead, england 6.5

 

FRUITED, HERBED, & CIDERS

sweet, fruity, refreshing 

ACE PEAR CIDER – sebastopol, ca 7

MAGNERS CIDER – clonmel, ireland 9

VANDERMILL SEASONAL CIDER – spring lake, mi 9

SMALL TOWN NOT YOUR FATHERS ROOT BEER - wauconda, il 8

 

BELGIAN STYLES

fragrant, effervescent, higher alcohol

BOULEVARD TANK 7 – kansas city, mo 10

DELIRIUM TREMENS – melle, belgium 15

GOOSE ISLAND MATILDA – chicago, il 11

LEFFE BLONDE – leuven, belgium 7

GOOSE ISLAND SOPHIE – chicago, il 11

UNIBROUE LA FIN DUMONDE – chambly, quebec, canada 11

 

STOUTS & PORTERS

well malted, robust taste, heavier

BRECKENRIDGE VANILLA PORTER – denver, co 7

LEFT HAND MILK STOUT – longmont, co 7

REVOLUTION EUGENE PORTER – chicago, il 8

 

PALE ALES

full body, well hopped, complex finish

GREAT LAKES BURNING RIVER - cleveland, oh 7

SWEETWATER 420 – atlanta, ga 7

REVOLUTION FIST CITY – chicago, il 8

 

INDIA PALE ALES

strong hops, flavorful, bitter finish

BELL'S TWO HEARTED ALE - kalamazoo, mi 7

DOGFISH HEAD 90 MINUTE IPA – milton, de 10

FIRESTONE WALKER UNION JACK – paso robles, ca 8

GOOSE ISLAND IPA – chicago, il 7

Wine

Wines on Tap


(available by: glass, 1/2 beaker, full beaker)

SIGNOLO PINOT GRIGIO - veneto, italy – 9, 13, 26

TANGENT SAUVIGNON BLANC - edna valley, ca – 11, 16, 32

HESS CHARDONNAY - monterey, ca – 11, 16, 32

STEMMARI ROSE - sicily, italy – 9, 13, 26

SANTA JULIA MALBEC - mendoza, argentina – 10, 15, 30

VINUM CELLARS PINOT NOIR - monterey, ca – 11, 16, 32

DREAMING TREE BLEND - geyserville, ca – 11, 16, 32

MILBRANDT CABERNET - columbia valley, wa – 12, 18, 36

 

Bottled Wine


(available by: glass, bottle)

 

Champagne / Sparkling Wines

LAMARCA PROSECCO - veneto, italy – 10, 38

KORBEL BRUT - sonoma, ca – 12, 46

JCB N *69 ROSE - burgundy, france – bottle 69

DAMPIERRE GRAND CUVEE - champagne, france – bottle 96

 

Pinot Grigio / Pinot Gris

A TO Z PINOT GRIS - newberg, or - 11, 42

ROCCA PINOT GRIGIO - veneto, italy – bottle 34

 

Sauvignon Blanc

LOVEBLOCK BY KIM CRAWFORD - marlborough, nz – 15, 58

 

Chardonnay

LAGUNA RANCH CHARDONNAY- russian river, ca – 13, 50

SONOMA CUTRER CHARDONNAY- windsor, ca - 16, 62

 

Other Whites / Rose

KUNG FU GIRL RIESLING - columbia valley, wa – 10, 38

E. GUIGAL RHONE ROSE - rhone, italy – bottle 50

 

Pinot Noir

A TO Z PINOT NOIR - oregon – 14, 54

BAILEYANA PINOT NOIR - edna valley, ca – bottle 66

EMERITUS PINOT NOIR - sonoma, ca – bottle 96

 

Cabernet Sauvignon

LOUIS MARTINI CABERNET SAUVIGNON - st helena, ca – 11, 42

FREAKSHOW CABERNET SAUVIGNON - lodi, ca - bottle 58

TRUE MYTH  CABERNET SAUVIGNON - paso robles, ca - bottle 64

HESS ALLOMI VINEYARD - napa, ca – bottle 81

 

Other Reds

YALUMBA SHIRAZ - barossa, australia – 9, 34

ALEXANDER VALLEY SIN ZIN - california – 11, 42

MILBRANDT MERLOT - columbia, wa – 12, 46

THE PRISONER - napa, ca – bottle 98