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Spinach & Artichoke Dip 7.49
A creamy blend of spinach, artichoke hearts, and cream cheese. Served with freshly made tortilla chips and salsa.
Tortilla chips topped with your choice of seasoned beef, chicken, or pulled pork, tomatoes, and black olives. Topped with a blend of melted cheese and jalapenos.
Smokestack Wings 8.99
Deep fried chicken wings tossed in our special hot sauce and served with crisp celery and bleu cheese dressing.
Chips & Queso 4.99
A Mexican cheese dip served with a basket of tortilla chips.
Mac & Cheese Wedges 6.49
These tasty wedges are filled with macaroni and cheese and deep fried. Served with creamy ranch dressing.
Breaded Mushrooms 7.49
Plump, round mushrooms, hand breaded then deep fried. Served with creamy ranch dressing.
Onion Rings 6.99
Jumbo rings, beer battered and deep fried. Served with honey mustard.
Pretzel Sticks 6.99
Three jumbo soft pretzel sticks, topped with garlic butter and served with melted cheese.
Breaded Pickles 5.99
Sliced pickles, breaded and deep fried. Served with ranch dressing.
Rail Road Ties 6.99
Breadsticks filled with creamy mozzarella cheese cooked to a golden brown and served with our home style marinara sauce.
French fries with melted shredded cheese, topped with gravy.
Chicken Caesar 8.49
Romaine lettuce, green onions, parmesan cheese and croutons tossed with caesar dressing and topped with grilled chicken.
Nickel Plate Cobb 9.49
Romaine lettuce, avocado, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, smoked turkey, tomato, egg, and green onions.
Cajun Chicken 8.49
Grilled chicken breast seasoned with our cajun spices, tossed with fresh salad greens, cheese, tomatoes, and mushrooms.
Seasoned ground beef or chicken, with lettuce, jack and cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, black olives, and green onions in a flour tortilla shell.
Strawberry Chicken 9.99
Grilled chicken, fresh greens, strawberries, walnuts, mandarin oranges, red onions, and bleu cheese crumbles.
Black n Bleu 10.99
Blackened sliced brisket, bleu cheese crumbles, red onions, tomatoes, and seasoned croutons over fresh greens.
Chef Salad 8.49
Ham, turkey, bacon, tomato, hard boiled egg, shredded cheese, and croutons over fresh greens.
Fresh greens, red cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, seasoned croutons, and jack and cheddar cheese.
Bleu Cheese, 1000 Island, Ranch, French,, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, House Specialty: Honey Mustard
Our Famous Hobo Stew Cup 4.99 Bowl 5.99
If anything says homestyle, it’s our combination of tender chunks of slow roasted beef with carrots, onions, green peppers, celery, and tomatoes.
Box Car Chili Cup 3.99 Bowl 4.99
A Nickel Plate tradition, this cowboy style chili is hot and spicy.
Soup of the Day Cup 2.99 Bowl 3.99
Ask your server about today’s selection.
Soup and Salad 6.99
A cup of our soup of the day and our house salad.
Fish and Chips 10.99
A golden fried cod filet served with cole slaw, french fries, and a side of tartar.
Chicken Fingers 8.49
A juicy hand cut chicken breast, breaded, lightly spiced and deep fried. Served with french fries and your choice of honey mustard or BBQ sauce.
Extra Dressing: 25¢
Buffalo Chicken Wrap 8.49
Grilled or breaded strips of chicken dipped in buffalo sauce and diced with salad greens, cheese, red onion and tomato, wrapped in a flour tortilla shell. Served with fresh tortilla chips and salsa.
Fish Tacos 8.99
Two soft shell tacos filled with cajun grilled white fish, cole slaw, green onions and diced tomato, served with homemade tortilla chips and salsa.
Mahi Mahi 12.99
Grilled or blackened white fish served with tartar sauce, fries, and a choice of one side.
BBQ Mess 11.99
Grilled chicken, topped with brisket, pulled pork, BBQ and cheese sauce over French fries.
Breaded tenderloin, topped with fries, cheddar/jack cheese and gravy.
Choose any of the following for 2.99
Potato Chips, Cole Slaw, Broccoli, Fruit Salad, Cottage Cheese, Potato Salad, Baked Beans
Substitute sandwich bread for a pretzel bun $1.
Our award winning center cut tenderloin is char-grilled or breaded and deep fried to a golden brown, on a kaiser bun.
Turkey Island 7.99
Shaved turkey breast, Swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms, and thousand island dressing served on grilled whole wheat.
Thinly sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing, and Swiss cheese on grilled rye.
Fish Filet 8.99
Breaded white fish, served with lettuce, tomato, and tartar sauce on a French roll.
Chicken Breast 7.99
Boneless breast of chicken served char-grilled, breaded, buffalo, or cajun style. Served on a kaiser bun.
French Dip 8.49
Thinly sliced roast beef topped with provolone and served with au jus on a french roll.
Veggie Melt 7.49
A seasoned blend of spinach, cream cheese, and artichokes with red onion and tomato on grilled rye bread.
Chicken Salad Melt 6.99
Our delicious homemade chicken salad topped with melted cheddar on grilled wheat bread.
Pulled BBQ Pork 7.49
Shredded pork tossed with BBQ sauce, served on a Kaiser bun.
Sliced ham and Swiss cheese, with lettuce and tomato, on a warm pretzel bun. Served with our house honey mustard on the side.
BBQ Brisket 9.99
Slices of smoked brisket topped with BBQ sauce and cheddar cheese, served on a pretzel bun.
The Amtrak 7.99
Available with the following toppings for 50¢ each:
American, Swiss, Cheddar, Provolone, Hot Pepper Cheese, Bacon, Onions, Salsa, Chili, Green Peppers, Mushrooms
Substitute Pretzel Bun for $1
Substitute Gluten-Free Bun for $1
The Nickel Plate 8.99
Cajun spices, grilled onions, and hot pepper cheese served on grilled Texas toast.
Chicago Rapid Transit 8.99
Grilled onions and Swiss on grilled rye.
Tasty BBQ sauce, bacon, and cheddar cheese.
Santa Fe 8.99
Our Box Car Chili, raw onion, and cheddar.
Sautéed mushrooms and Swiss cheese.
Sautéed mushrooms, green peppers, onion, and cheddar.
Southern Pacific 8.99
Bacon, sautéed mushrooms, and cheddar cheese.
Bacon and American cheese.