Our dinner menu is updated daily at 4:00 pm to include the evening's specials. Parties of 13 or more will be presented on one check.
Order an appetizer to split or to enjoy yourself, a great way to try more of what our menu has to offer.
A classic starter all over the South. A creamy spread of Cabot cheddar, Hellmann's mayo and chopped red peppers. Served with celery.
Sweet and hand-cut, twice-cooked and served with spicy mayo. Can be gluten-free.
Natural casing hot dogs dipped in a homemade batter of Anson Mills' organic corn meal.
A classic dish from Quebec served here at the Roadhouse! Hand-cut, twice-cooked fries, loaded with Kenny's Farmhouse Kentucky cheese curds and topped with beef gravy and scallions. Try it with applewood smoked bacon for $3.00!
Our hand-cut, twice-cooked fries smothered in ancho beef chuck chili and topped with grated Cabot cheddar cheese. Try it with applewood smoked bacon for $3.00!
Traditional recipe made with real Maryland jumbo lump blue crab meat, a touch of mayonnaise and spices. Served with Roadhouse tartar sauce. Additional Crab Cake $6.25 each
Whether it's out Ancho Beef Chuck Chili, or a special creation from our chefs, our soups really do hit the spot! Ask about our new & improved vegan soup!
Pasture-raised beef chuck with black beans in an ancho chili broth. Topped with scallions.
Fresh corn, New Mexico green chilies and roasted red peppers in a rich sweet potato broth. Garnished with tortilla strips and avocado salad.
Fresh asparagus, celery, milk and cream, onions, thyme, and chicken stock.
A blend of pinto, black, and navy beans with red peas, celery, onion, tomato, garlic, thyme, basil, cumin, coriander, pakripa, and chipotle pepper. Garnished with fresh herbs.
Farm-fresh local greens and produce make our salads a delicious option for a starter or an entrée! Dressings: red wine vinaigrette, ranch, blue cheese, Russian, cider vinaigrette, honey mustard vinaigrette, & cider balsamico Looking for something extra on your salad? We can add any of the following for you: Pit-Smoked Pork- $6.00 Pit-Smoked Chicken- $7.00 Pit -Smoked Beef- $8.00 Fried Chicken Breast- $8.00 Grilled Chicken Breast- $6.00 Scallops- $14.00 Salmon- $10.00
Mixed greens, carrots, cucumbers and housemade salt-and-pepper croutons, served with your choice of dressing. Can be gluten-free (GF)
Whole leaf romaine lettuce, really good Caesar dressing with raw egg*, Sarvecchio parmesan cheese and salt-and-pepper croutons. Can be gluten-free.
Fresh arugula, beets, red onion, and fresh goat cheese with red wine vinaigrette.
Thinly shredded mixed local kale with dried cherries, pinenuts, garlic, lemon, extra virgin olive oil and Sarvecchio parmesan cheese.
Organic spinach sautéed with Sartori goat cheese, shiitake mushrooms, shallots, garlic, fresh bell peppers, leeks and fennel in a brown butter vinaigrette.
BURGERS & SANDWICHES
The best tasting burger out there! Our burgers are hand-formed daily and cooked on a wood-burning grill. Our sandwiches are traditional and regionally focused. All burgers and sandwiches are served on Zingerman's Bakehouse brioche buns with a side of all-you-can-eat hand-cut, twice-cooked French fries. Add applewood smoked or Arkansas peppered bacon for $2.50. Substitute sweet potato fries for $1. Any of our sandwiches or burgers an be enjoyed on gluten-free bread for an additional $3.00.
Pasture-raised beef, dry-aged, grilled over oak, served on a Bakehouse brioche bun
Choose your favorite cheese from our all-American cheese list to add to your burger! Pasture-raised beef, dry-aged, grilled over oak, served on a Bakehouse brioche bun with lettuce, onion, tomato and pickles.
No meat but plenty of flavor and texture! Spiced with roasted garlic, red peppers and onions. Topped with fire-roasted New Mexico green chilies and avocado salad on a Bakehouse brioche bun.
Our traditional whole hog seasoned with your choice of BBQ sauce on a Bakehouse brioche bun with a side garnish of mustard cole slaw. Can be gluten-free, leave off the bun. Eastern North Carolina Vinegar BBQ (GF), Red Rage Tomato BBQ, South Carolina Mustard BBQ (GF)
Pasture-raised front quarter of beef, pit-smoked then braised 'til tender. Served with Red Rage Tomato BBQ sauce on a Bakehouse brioche bun with a side garnish of yellow mustard slaw.
Hand-pulled free-range pasture-raised Amish chickens from Homer, MI in Red Rage Tomato BBQ Sauce on a Bakehouse brioche bun.
All our sides are full-flavored and traditionally made.
Can be gluten-free (GF)
Mizuna, radish greens, and rapini
Our relationship with fish stretches back over 30 years to Zingerman's co-founder Paul Saginaw's days as a partner of the local Monahan's Fish Market. Continuing with trusted purveyors on all three coasts, the Roadhouse focuses on serving full-flavored and sustainable fish. Available oak wood grilled, sautéed, blackened or rubbed with Zingerman's Spicy Coffee Spice rub; served with mashed potatoes and locally grown sautéed spinach. All fresh fish is gluten-free.
Sweet, nutty, great sautéed
sustainably farm-raised in the Bay of Fundy, great grilled
locally raised in Michigan, great grilled
caught in the Great Lakes, best sautéed or broiled
delicate filets, great blackened
skin-on fillets with a firm pink-red flesh, great grilled
Really good whole catfish from Yazoo City, Mississippi, dusted in organic cornmeal then fried. Served with Anson Mills' grits, Southern-style bacon-braised greens, yellow mustard coleslaw, housemade tartar and hot sauce.
Creole-seasoned fresh fish, mussels, and scallops sautéed with pot likker (made with lots of bacon and
MACARONI AND CHEESE
Voted Top Comfort Food by Alton Brown on the The Food Network Show "America's Best"! Macaroni made with our béchamel sauce contains onions. Substitute the Martelli pasta on any of our Mac & Cheeses with gluten-free fusilli egg noodles and gluten-free béchamel! Additional $2.00 for a small, $3.00 for a large, and $1.00 for a side.
Housemade bechamel sauce & lots of Cabot cheddar caramelized with Martelli pasta.
All-out Southern comfort food. Italian made pasta caramelized with bechamel, applewood bacon and our housemade Southern pimento cheese. Want it vegetarian? Remove the bacon!
Our buttermilk fried chicken, chopped and tossed with housemade bechamel sauce & lots of Cabot cheddar caramelized with Martelli pasta.
Ig Vella's Monterey jack tossed with pit-smoked free-range chicken, freshly cut corn, New Mexico green chiles and fresh cilantro in our housemade béchamel sauce caramelized with Martelli pasta.
Fresh, handmade goat cheese sauce with roasted red peppers from Roadhouse Farm, béchamel, freshly cracked black, green and white Tellicherry peppercorns and Martelli pasta, topped with a Zingerman's Creamery Lincoln Log crispy round.
Red Rage Tomato BBQ sauce, pulled pork, caramelized onions and applewood smoked bacon. Tossed with Martelli pasta and topped with Sarvecchio parmesan cheese and scallions. This macaroni does not contain béchamel!
The Roadhouse works with some of the best farmers, both local and across the country, to bring you the freshest produce and grains available.
Roadhouse macaroni and cheese, Anson Mills' grits & Cabot cheddar cheese, sautéed spinach, and grilled asparagus.
Organic stone-ground grit cakes, heated on the wood-fired grill, topped with Cabot cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers, fresh corn, and New Mexico green chilis, all sautéed with cider vinaigrette.
MEAT AND THREE
We're bringing a southern tradition to you right here in Ann Arbor. You choose your meat and then pick your three sides to round out your plate. Our steaks are a pasture raised old breed of cattle. All of the steaks are dry aged to approx. 5 weeks, which creates a complexity of flavor achieved no other way.
10 ounces, boneless
bone-in 16 ounces
Flank steak marinated with Worcestershire sauce, shallots and garlic, best served rare.
Sirloin, tenderized, lightly breaded, fried and smothered
Amish free-range chicken dipped in a black pepper-spiced buttermilk batter then deep fried. Served with mashed local potatoes topped with housemade chicken gravy and a side garnish of yellow mustard coleslaw. Ask us about making it gluten-free! Each basket price includes your choice of pieces. If you choose a breast, only one breast is included. There is a $4 charge for substituting any piece for an additional breast.
4 Pieces $23.00
Inspired by BBQ pit-master Ed Mitchell and the work of the Southern Foodways Alliance, we prepare our BBQ following traditional methods, cooking on a wood-fired open pit and giving the meat the time it needs to be full-flavored. Add Texas hot links to any BBQ plate for $4.00/ea.
Traditional whole-hog BBQ made with hogs delivered direct from a local farm. It's pit-roasted for 14 hours, hand-pulled, chopped and blended with your choice of BBQ sauce. Served up with mashed potatoes and bacon-braised greens. Choose from: Eastern North Carolina Vinegar BBQ Sauce (GF), Red Rage Tomato BBQ Sauce, South Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce (GF).
Pasture-raised front quarter of beef, pit-smoked, and braised 'til tender, served with Red Rage Tomato BBQ sauce, mashed potatoes and bacon-braised greens.
Niman Ranch pork ribs, cooked for 9 hours, served with Red Rage Tomato BBQ sauce, mashed local potatoes and a side garnish of yellow mustard coleslaw.
Full Rack $32.00
Pit-smoked Niman Ranch spare ribs, BBQ Beef with Red Rage tomato BBQ sauce, South Carolina pulled pork and pit-smoked chicken with Red Rage BBQ sauce. Served with bacon-braised greens, and mashed potatoes.