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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

WHITE BEAN HUMMUS – tri-colored baby carrots, herb grilled pita, cucumbers, watermelon radish 12

TUNA POKE - spicy ahi tuna, sweet drop peppers, micro wasabi, heirloom tomatoes, mandarin oranges, garlic nori, toasted sesame, mirin soy glaze 16

CALAMARI - horseradish cocktail sauce, cornichon tartar sauce 13

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

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

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

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

ALMOND CHICKEN - almond crusted chicken, spinach, frisée, strawberries, kiwi, blueberries, goat cheese, poppyseed dressing 15

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

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

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

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

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.

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

SKIRT STEAK – grilled skirt steak, applewood smoked bacon, baby arugula, romaine, roma tomatoes, avocado, fried artichokes, lemon garlic dressing 16

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

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

 

 

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.

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

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

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

MAHI-MAHI TACOS - cornmeal beer-battered mahi-mahi, chipotle coleslaw, pico de gallo, cilantro lime cream, micro cilantro, white corn tortillas, chips and salsa 16

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

AHI TUNA TACOS - raw ahi tuna, napa cabbage, bok choy, avocado, pickled fresno chilis, sesame ginger vinaigrette, black sesame seeds, flour tortillas, chips and salsa 18

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 – 8oz. fresh short rib brisket blend, baby swiss, avocado, Applewood smoked bacon, brioche bun 15

BACON CHEDDAR – 8oz. fresh short rib brisket blend, Tillamook aged cheddar, red leaf lettuce, beefsteak tomato, red onion, brioche bun 15

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

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

VEGGIE – roasted corn, black beans, green onions, garlic, sweet potatoes, millet, quinoa, roasted red pepper vegan aioli, whole wheat bun 14

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

 

Dinner

Entrées


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

SHORT RIB – root beer braised boneless short rib, root beer demi-glace, creamy carrot purée, fried onion strings 21

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

HALIBUT - pan-seared Alaskan halibut, wilted kale, butter poached fingerlings, red beet chips, pea tendrils, lemon basil cream sauce 26

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

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

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 7, bud light 6, budweiser 6, coors light 6, corona 7, corona light 7, heineken 7, miller lite 6, miller high life 6,  michelob ultra 6

 

DRAFT BEERS

BNectar GOOSE ISLAND BOTTLENECTAR - chicago, il 7

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

DESCHUTES ROTATOR – bend, or

BALLAST POINT ROTATOR – san diego, ca

 

WHITE & WHEAT

sweet, citrus notes, clean finish

ALLAGASH WHITE – portland, me 10

GOOSE ISLAND 312 – chicago, il 7

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

MODELO ESPECIAL - mexico city, mexico 7

PERONI - lombardy, italy 7

SAM ADAMS BOSTON LAGER – boston, ma 7

SHINER BOCK – shiner, tx 7

VICTORIA – toluca, mexico 7

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 7

NEW BELGIUM FAT TIRE – fort collins, co 7

TWO BROTHERS PRAIRIE PATH - warrenville, il 7


ENGLISH STYLE ALES

dark brown color, sweet, full bodied

BODDINGTONS (16oz CAN) – manchester, england 8

DOGFISH HEAD INDIAN BROWN - milton, de 8

 

FRUITED & CIDERS

sweet, fruity, refreshing 

ACE PEAR CIDER – sebastopol, ca 7

MAGNERS CIDER – clonmel, ireland 9

VANDERMILL SEASONAL CIDER – spring lake, mi 9

 

BELGIAN STYLES

fragrant, effervescent, higher alcohol

BOULEVARD TANK 7 – kansas city, mo 10

OMMEGANG HENNEPIN – cooperstown, ny 10

GOOSE ISLAND MATILDA – chicago, il 11

LEFFE BLONDE – leuven, belgium 7

GOOSE ISLAND SOPHIE – chicago, il 11

AVERY WHITE RASCAL – boulder, co 8

 

STOUTS & PORTERS

well malted, robust taste, heavier

BOULDER SHAKE CHOCOLATE PORTER – boulder, co 8

DESCHUTES OBSIDIAN STOUT - bend, or 8 

LEFT HAND MILK STOUT – longmont, co 7

REVOLUTION EUGENE PORTER – chicago, il 8

 

PALE ALES

full body, well hopped, complex finish

TOPPLING GOLIATH PSEUDO SUE - decorah, ia 10

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 8

DOGFISH HEAD 90 MINUTE IPA – milton, de 10

FIRESTONE WALKER UNION JACK – paso robles, ca 8

LAGUNITAS IPA - petaluma, ca 8

SURLY FURIOUS - minneapolis, mn 11

SOLEMN OATH SNAGGLETOOTH BANDANA - naperville, il 8

21st AMMENDMENT BACK IN BLACK IPA - san leandro, ca 8

GREEN FLASH WEST COAST DOUBLE IPA - san diego, ca 11

Wine

Wines on Tap


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

ESTANCIA PINOT GRIGIO - monterey, ca – 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 - russian river, ca – 13, 50

SONOMA CUTRER - 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

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