Dine In Menu

Dine In Menu

Starters & Shareables

Grandpa Great

Grandpa Great’s Baby Back Ribs

Slow cooked in our special marinade and topped with Grandpa’s smokey sauce. Half $9.95 Full $16.95

Cheesy Potato Skins

Stuffed with bacon, cheddar and mozzarella cheese with sour cream on the side. $7.95

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Six (6) shrimp with a dash of our special spices, lightly grilled and served with remoulade sauce and lemon $11.95

Lump Crab Cakes

Pan-seared and served with chipotle sauce and lemon. $11.95

Fried Calamari

Marinated and lightly breaded and fried. Served with tangy cocktail sauce and lemon $10.95

Fried Shrimp

Six fried shirmp butterflied with horseradish cocktail sauce $9.50

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

A classic with lemon and cocktail sauce $11.95

Chilean Blue Mussels

Veggies & bread sticks in a wonderful wine broth $11.95

Chicken Tenders – free range

A classic snack with BBQ sauce for dipping Buffalo style with peppercorn ranch +$1.00 $7.95

Flat Bread Pizza or New Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Margherita $7.50 – Fresh mozzarella, crushed tomatoes, fresh basil & shaved parmigiana on flat bread. Pepperoni $7.50 Italian Sausage $7.50

Sausage & Peppers


Hummus Board (Gluten Free)

With cucumber, tomatoes, celery, carrots and green peppers $7.95

Nacho Plate

Jack & cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato & sour cream. Add chili (+$1.75), chicken breast (+$3.00), steak (+$5.00) $7.95

Mac & Cheese

Regular $6.95 w/ pulled pork $9.95 w/ buffalo tenders $9.95 w/ bacon $9.95

Mozzarella Stix

Lightly coated in breadcrumbs served with crushed tomato basil marinara $6.50


Tomatoes, red onion, fresh basil, and extra virgin olive oil on toasted French bread with aged parmigiana $6.50

Onion Rings Platter

Half Order $4.95 Full Order $8.95

Buffalo Hot Wings

Tossed in our spicy sauce and served with celery sticks and bleu cheese sauce for dipping 6pc $6.95 12pc $12.25 20pc $18.95 Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Mozzarella cheese, herbs, bread crumbs and olive oil are tossed and baked for this crowd pleaser. $7.50

Hummus Board/Bruchetta/Feta Cheese & Olive Board

With toasted nann crisps $8.95

The Greatest

The name says it all! An assortment of ribs, fried shrimp, stuffed mushroom caps, chicken tenders, onion rings and fresh vegetables with ranch, BBQ and cocktail sauces for dipping $19.95

Pot Stickers (New)

Pork and vegetable dumplings steamed and seared, served with sweet chili glaze $7.95

Hot Pretzel (New)

Savory treat served with hot, cheesy dipping sauce $7.75

Cauliflower Buffalo Bites (New)

Fresh Cauliflower bites tossed in a tangy buffalo sauce served with our homemade Peppercorn Ranch. Also available plain, with our sweet chili glaze. $7.75

Trio of Wings / Cheese Stix / Onion Rings

With celery, ranch & marinara $11.95

Freshly Made

Soups, Chilis & Salads

Chef Joe

Chef Joe’s Soup of the Day

Made fresh every day Cup $3.95 Bowl $4.95

Baked French Onion Soup

A touch of sherry wine makes this soup special. Topped with croutons and mozzarella cheese. $5.75

Lobster & Crab Bisque (seasonal)

Decadent, but you deserve it! Cup $3.95 Bowl $5.95

Homemade Meaty Chili

Back by popular demand! Served with cheddar cheese, chopped onions and sour cream. Cup $4.95 Bowl $6.75

Buffalo Chicken Salad

Crispy chicken tenders dipped in buffalo sauce over fresh greens with tomato, shredded cheddar, tortilla crisps, crumbled bleu cheese and peppercorn ranch dressing. $11.95

Tangerine Chicken Salad

Grilled chicken, romaine, juicy tangerines, red grapes, walnuts, melon & provolone topped with our exclusive yogurt citrus. $9.95 with chicken breast +3.00

Dinner Salad

Mixed greens, shredded carrots, red cabbage, grape tomato and cucumber slice with your choice of dressing $4.95

Caprese Salad

Sliced tomato with fresh mozzarella and basil leaves drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, a dash of balsamic vinegar and red onion for garnish. $8.95

Chopped Salad

Fresh greens chopped with bacon, bleu cheese, avocado, tomato and balsamic vinaigrette. Fantastic! $9.95 With Chicken $12.95 With Filet $15.95

Caesar Salad

All you expect in a Caesar with our classic dressing $9.75 With Chicken 12.75 With Shrimp 14.75 With Filet $15.75 Organic Spinach Caesar $10.95 Organic Spinach

Organic Spinach & Cranberry Salad

Leafy spinach with chopped bacon, walnuts, sun-dried cranberries and crumbled bleu cheese with raspberry vinaigrette $10.95 with chicken breast +3.00

Grecian Salad

Greens, tomato, feta cheese, red onions & olives w/ fantastic greek dressing $9.95 With Chicken $12.95 With Filet $15.95


All entrees served with soup or salad (Bleu Cheese .75), potato or rice, bread and butter. 

Substitute Fresh Fruit, Sweet Potato Fries or Onion Rings for $1.25 | Potato loaded with bacon & Cheese $2.25 

Substitute Cup of Chili or Lobster Bisque for $2.95 | Cup of Baked French Onion Soup $1.25

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

White meat chicken, carrots, peas, onions and celery with creamy sauce topped with flakey puff pastry…Fantastic! $14.95

Pasta Giambotta

White meat chicken, Italian sausage, green peppers, onions, mushrooms and red potatoes with rigatoni pasta tossed with delicious garlic white wine sauce. $16.95

Eggplant Casserole

Sliced eggplant coated in Panko breadcrumbs topped with tomato basil marinara, provolone & mozzarella cheese & mushrooms & parmesan cheese with garlic bread $14.95

Rigatoni with Vodka Sauce

Topped with shredded parmigiana $13.95 With Grilled Chicken $16.95 With Grilled Shrimp $18.95

Breaded Pork Tenderloin

Lightly breaded and cooked to perfection, perched on Joe’s mashed potatoes and homemade gravy $13.95

Great Kabob

Marinated tenderloin with tomato, pepper, mushroom, onions & bourbon sauce served with rice $18.95 Chicken $15.95 Vegetarian with quinoa $13.95

Artichoke Chicken & Quinoa (Gluten Free)

With artichoke, spinach & mushrooms over roasted red peppers and herb sauce $16.95 Vegetarian $14.95 With Shrimp +$4.00

Pulled Pork Plate

Over rye toast with sweet potato fries & slaw $14.95

Fried Shrimp Dinner

Seven butterflied shrimp served with our tangy cocktail sauce and lemon wedge $14.95

Pasta Primavera

Garden fresh vegetables in a creamy Alfredo sauce served over fettuccini with shaved parmesan $13.95 With Chicken 16.95 With Shrimp 18.95

Chicken Parmigiana

2 Boneless chicken breast, lightly breaded and topped with our crushed tomato basil marinara on a bed of fettuccine $15.95

Dijon Crusted Chicken Breast

Breaded in crushed crackers & dijon blend with mashed gravy $14.95

Crab Cake Dinner

Two, pan-seared lump crab cakes with spring mix and a drizzle of Balsamic. Served with parmesan French fries $17.95

Herb Roasted Duck

Crispy skinned herb roasted duck is served with our famous dressing, homestyle gravy and vegetable $19.95

Drift Inn Classics

Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

Slow cooked Grandpa’s way in our special marinade & broiled to perfection. Topped with Grandpa’s smokey sauce. Guaranteed to please! (Honey BBQ available on request) Full Slab $21.95 Half Slab $14.95
Broasted Chicken Dinner

Broasted Chicken Dinner

4 Pcs. Tender & Juicy. Cooked the healthy way under pressure in cholesterol free, trans fat free oil. An All-Time Favorite! $14.95
BBQ Chicken

BBQ Chicken

Pcs. Broasted then dipped in our Smokey Sauce and broiled to finish the job. $15.50

Steaks, Chops & Tasty Combinations

New York Strip Steak

A juicy 14oz strip steak with mushroom caps and Bordelaise sauce. For steak lovers! $26.95

Center Cut Pork Chops

Two tender and juicy chops (tradional or bbq), served with cinnamon apple sauce $16.95

Filet Mignon

A 10oz. cooked-to-order center cut filet with bearnaise sauce and onion rings. Excellent! 10 oz $28.95 Twin 40z $23.95

Ribs & Shrimp Combo

Five fried shrimp butterflied with horseradish cocktail sauce with our tender 1/2 slab ribs, broiled to perfection with Grandpa’s smokey sauce $19.95

Baby Back Ribs & Broasted Chicken

Our fabulous ribs served with a broasted chicken breast and wing. The best of both worlds! (BBQ boneless or BBQ broasted available upon request) $17.95

Honey BBQ Pork Chop & Half Slab Ribs

Honey BBQ glazed pork chop with half slab of Grandpa’s classic ribs $19.95

Bone-In Angus Ribeye

A flavorful and juicy 220z. Masterpience! $32.95

Surf for your Turf

Crab Cakes $6.95 Grilled Shrimp Skewer $9.95 Fried Butterflied Shrimp $7.95 Side of Mac & Cheese $5.95

Filet & Grilled Shrimp

Your filet is cooked-to-order with 5 grilled shrimp served with harvest remoulade sauce and lemon wedge With 4oz Filet $20.95 With twin 4oz Filet 26.95

Twin or Triple Filet Medallion Combo

Treat yourself to a combination of a bleu cheese crusted filet and a filet topped with horseradish cream or add a third with parmesan topping, served with homestyle mashed potatoes Two Filet $24.95 Three Filet $29.95

Great Burgers

Choice of Cheese: American, Sharp Cheddar, Swiss, Mozzarella, or Bleu Cheese

The Great Burger

A half pound of grass fed prime Beef served on a toasted roll with lettuce, tomato, red onions and a pickle $10.95 choice of cheese add .95

Beyond Burger

Delicious, healthy, plant-based burger $11.95

Build Your Own Angus Burger

A Great burger with your choice of cheese and any two items: mushrooms, bacon, grilled onions, cajun spice, jalapeno peppers or chili on a toasted roll $12.50

Naked Burger

Choose any of the above with no bun. Comes with avocado, cheese and fruit. +$1.25 to any burger

Bison Burger

Locally raised. 91% lean, no hormones or antibiotics. All the delicious flavor of beef “but” 70% less fat and 43% fewer calories than regular ground beef. Served on a toasted roll $13.95 choice of cheese +.95 fried organic egg +1.95

Hand Helds

Served with crispy seasoned fries or house made chips and soup or cole slaw, substitute fresh fruit, sweet potato fries or onion rings for $1.25.  

Substitute Cup of Chili or Lobster Bisque for $2.95 | Cup of Baked French Onion Soup $1.25

French Dip Sandwich

Thinly sliced roast beef with sauteed onions, peppers and melted mozzarella cheese on French bread served with Au Jus for dipping. $10.95

Chicken French Dip Sandwich


Breast of Chicken Sandwich

Marinated chicken breast broiled and served on toasted pretzel roll with lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickle, and mayo with a hint of dijon. $11.50

Bourbon Glazed Chicken Sandwich

Broiled and basted with Bourbon sauce with bacon and mozzarella on a toasted roll $12.50

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Seasoned with a special rub and slow cooked then marinated in Grandpa’s smoky sauce and served on Brioche roll Regular $10.95 With Cheddar Cheese $11.95

Shrimp Po’ Boy

Our special seasoned grilled shrimp with shredded lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayo on Brioche roll (crispy on request) $12.95

Turkey Sandwich

Sliced thin and stacked high on 7 grain toast with lettuce, tomato, mayo and a pickle. Add cheese (+$.50), avocado (+$1.00) $9.95

Grilled Cheese & Avocado

American and Provolone Cheese with roasted red pepper and avocado served on seven grain bread $9.95

BLT Classic

Traditional double decker, bacon, lettuce, and tomato with mayo on white or wheat bread. Add turkey (+$1.50), cheese ($.50) $10.95

Reuben Sandwich

Lean corned beef, swiss cheese, sauerkraut on grilled rye break with thousand island dressing on the side. (try it without the bread for low carb) $12.25

Ham & Cheese Melt on Rye Bread

Slow cooked on a traditional rye bread. $10.95

Corned Beef Sandwich

Slow cooked on a traditional rye bread. $11.75


Crab Cake Sliders (2)

With chipotle sauce $10.95

Filet Mignon Sliders

With horsey sauce and onion strings Two $13.95 Three $16.95

Roast Beef Sliders (3)

(Cold) with horsey sauce and onion strings $9.95

Pulled Pork Sliders (3)

Simmerd in grandpa’s sauce $10.95


Turkey Wrap

Sliced turkey with bacon, lettuce, shredded cheese, avocado and Sriracha mayo $10.95

Roast Beef Wrap

Sliced roast beef, lettuce, tomato, crispy onions and horsey sauce $10.95

Grilled Chicken BLT Wrap

Sliced grilled chicken breast, bacon with lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese and mayo $11.95

Ham and Cheese Wrap

Sliced ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo $10.95

Hummus & Veggie Wrap

Creamy hummus, field greens, fresh mozzarella, balsamic tomato relish, fresh basil, and red onion $10.95

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