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Breakfast served ALL DAY!



Substitute fresh fruit compote for your hash browns for only 1.69 more.

Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs* Our homemade sausage gravy over chicken fried steak, served with two eggs, hash browns and toast. 9.79

No. 1* Two eggs served any style with hash browns and your choice of toast. 5.79

Eggs Benedict* Two poached eggs and your choice of Canadian bacon or Iowa sausage on a great big Wolferman’s muffin with Hollandaise sauce and hash browns. 8.79

No. 2* Two eggs any style served with Iowa ham, bacon or sausage and toast. 6.99

Sunshine Express Our own breakfast sandwich on a buttery croissant or freshly baked biscuit, with egg, cheese and your choice of sausage, bacon or Canadian bacon. 5.49

No. 3* Two eggs with hash browns and your choice of Iowa ham, bacon or sausage — and toast, of course! 7.99 No. 4* Two eggs and your choice of Iowa ham, bacon or sausage, served with two buttermilk pancakes. 7.99 No. 5* The whole shebang! Two eggs, hash browns, Iowa ham, bacon or sausage, two buttermilk pancakes and your choice of toast. 9.99

omelets Served with hash browns and toast. For fresh fruit instead of hash browns, add 1.69. Denver Stuffed full of Iowa ham, fresh green pepper, onion and grated cheese. 8.79 OUR OWN

Diner Special Our signature omelet includes Iowa sausage, mushrooms and grated cheese. 9.29 Ham and Cheese Ham it up with your choice of two cheeses: Swiss, Cheddar, American, Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack. 8.79 Vegetarian Loaded with portabella mushrooms, spinach, tomato, onion and Monterey Jack cheese — who says healthy can’t taste good? 9.49 Whole Hog Go hog wild! Ham, bacon and sausage with Monterey Jack cheese. 9.49

Biscuits & Gravy Homemade country sausage gravy served over our freshly baked biscuits. 6.29 OUR OWN

Santa Fe Grits* We mix grits with sausage, cheddar cheese and green chilies, then grill ‘em and serve ‘em with two eggs and toast. 7.29 Corned Beef Hash* A Diner tradition! Our corned beef hash is grilled, then crowned with two poached eggs and served with toast. 8.29 Huevos Rancheros* A soft flour tortilla topped with two eggs, green tomatillo salsa, black bean relish, cheese and sour cream. 8.29 Veggie Bene* Two poached eggs on top of spinach, tomato and a big Wolferman’s muffin, covered with Hollandaise and served with hash browns. 8.29 We have Egg Beaters! To substitute them for REAL eggs, please add 1.49.



Yogurt Smoothies Lowfat vanilla yogurt, orange juice and fresh fruit. 4.49 Very Berry Smoothie – Blueberries and strawberries Citrus Smoothie – Pineapple juice and mandarin oranges Strawberry Banana Smoothie – Bananas and strawberries

Add Iowa sausage, ham or bacon to any Flipside item for only 2.69 more. OUR OWN

Pumpkin Pancakes Better than pie! Served with REAL butter and warm maple syrup. Tall stack (3) 6.49 Short stack (2) 5.49

Breakfast Banana Split Banana, lowfat vanilla yogurt and fresh fruit garnished with granola. 5.99

Buttermilk Pancakes Our light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes, served with REAL butter and warm maple syrup. Tall stack (3) 5.49 Short stack (2) 4.49 With blueberries in ‘em add .69 For chocolate chips or cranberries or bananas and pecans or warm strawberry topping and whipped cream, add 1.39

Fresh Fruit Compote Chunks of honeydew, cantaloupe, pineapple, watermelon and grapes. 4.79

Potato Pancakes Hearty potato pancakes served with applesauce and sour cream. Tall stack (3) 5.79 Short stack (2) 4.79 Cinnamon Swirl French Toast Our own homemade cinnamon roll, sliced, soaked in egg batter and grilled until golden, served with REAL butter and warm maple syrup. Four slices 6.99 Two slices 5.99 Belgian Waffle Served with REAL butter and warm maple syrup. 5.99 For banana and pecans add 1.39 For warm strawberry topping and whipped cream add 1.39 OUR OWN

Cap’n Crunch French Toast Sticks Our thick sourdough bread, dipped in egg and coated with crunched-up cereal, then fried until soft inside and super crispy outside. Served with warm maple syrup for dipping. 6.49


Yogurt Lowfat vanilla yogurt all by itself with a sprinkle of blueberries. 2.49


Waffle Dogs Just like being at the fair! Two sausages on sticks, coated in waffle batter and deep fried, with syrup for dipping. 4.49 Toast White, wheat or marble rye 1.99 Thick sourdough or raisin 2.79 Bagel Toasted, with REAL butter on the side. 2.29 With cream cheese 2.79 English Muffin A great big Wolferman’s muffin, double toasted so it’s nice and crispy. 2.49 Hash Browns Lightly seasoned and full of good crispy bits! 2.99 With cheese and sautéed onion, add .99 Iowa Meats Sausage, hickory-smoked bacon or honey-glazed ham. 3.49 Homemade Cinnamon Roll 3.99 One Egg* 1.39

Two Eggs* 1.79

Side Corned Beef Hash 3.99 Grilled Biscuit 1.99 Half order Biscuits & Gravy 2.99

Following items until 2pm only:

Served with white, wheat or marble rye toast.

Oatmeal With brown sugar and skim milk, 2% or half & half. 2.99 Want raisins or cranberries? Add .59

Bacon, Egg & Cheese* Seasoned home fries cooked up with bacon and cheese, topped with two eggs any style. 8.99

Side Grits 1.69

Western* Our seasoned home fries with ham, fresh green pepper, onions and cheese, topped off with two eggs any style. 8.99 Everything* Two eggs on top of seasoned home fries and ham, sausage, mushroom, green pepper, onion, tomato and cheese. 9.49

burgers OUR OWN

Our half-pound burgers are freshground daily, never frozen and broiled to your specifications.

All burgers include crispy Diner fries, sweet potato fries, homemade onion rings or a house salad. If you want your burger a la carte, we’ll take off 1.50

Maytag Burger* Iowa’s best Maytag blue cheese, sautéed onion and Monterey Jack cheese. 9.99 Plain* Nothing but a pickle. 8.29 Cheeseburger* You pick the cheese — Swiss, Cheddar, American, Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack — and we’ll throw in the pickle. 8.79 California Burger* Our broiled burger with everything — lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo. You can do the ketchup. 8.79 You want cheese? 9.29 please. Chili Burger* Our homemade chili, cheese and onions top an open-faced burger. 9.49


Rarebit Burger* With our spicy Cheddar cheese sauce, served open-faced (not in your face). 8.79 Bacon Cheeseburger* With melted Swiss and crisp Iowa bacon. 9.49 Bulldog Burger* Sautéed onion, mushrooms and Monterey Jack cheese. 9.49 BBQ Burger* Mushrooms, Iowa bacon, Monterey Jack cheese and lots of BBQ sauce. 9.79 Patty Melt* Swiss cheese, sautéed onion and Thousand Island on grilled marble rye. 9.49


We make ours from scratch the way Grandma used to.

Soup of the Day

Cup 2.89 Bowl 4.29

Vegetable Cheese Soup Vegetarian friendly! Cup 2.89 Bowl 4.29 Our Famous Chili

Cup 3.29 Bowl 5.29

Soup and Salad Our house salad with Vegetable Cheese or Soup of the Day, and a warm garlic breadstick. 6.99 Or sub chili for .69 Soup and Half a Sandwich Only the sandwiches listed are available, so don’t even think about it! A bowl of Vegetable Cheese or Soup of the Day and your choice of half a sandwich: Tuna Salad, BLT, Grilled Cheese, Cheese Frenchie or French Dip. 6.99 Or sub chili for .69

blue plate sandwiches

Served every day 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hot Roast Beef, Turkey or Homemade Meatloaf Sandwich Tender roast beef, hand-carved turkey or our own meatloaf, sandwiched between two slices of good white bread and covered with homemade gravy. Served with skin-on smashed potatoes and vegetable of the day. 7.99

Lunch starts at 11:00 a.m. — don’t be late!



All sandwiches include crispy Diner fries, sweet potato fries, homemade onion rings or a house salad. If you want your sandwich a la carte, we’ll take off 1.50

Chicken Jack Plump broiled chicken topped with bacon, Monterey Jack cheese and BBQ. 9.79

Blackened Salmon Sandwich 6 ounces of spicy blackened salmon on a whole wheat bun, served with Honey Jalapeno. 10.49

BLT The classic bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo sandwich served on thick toasted sourdough. 8.29

Pesto Chicken Sandwich Our marinated grilled chicken breast, topped with red pepper, sautéed onion, Swiss cheese and pesto mayo. 9.29

Turkey Club Bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo and Swiss cheese on white toast — don’t forget the turkey! 9.49


Tuna Salad Sandwich Only the very best Albacore (sorry Charlie) tuna salad made like Mom’s on whole wheat bread. 6.99 OUR OWN

Blackened Salmon Salad Tender spring greens topped with blackened salmon, dried cranberries, pecans, blue cheese crumbles and sautéed onions. 12.79

Hot Meatloaf Club Our award-winning meatloaf warmed up and stacked with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo and bacon on whole wheat toast. 9.49 Tuna Melt Tuna salad and American cheese served warm between two slices of grilled marble rye. 7.79 Grilled Cheese Three cheeses grilled until melty on thick-sliced sourdough. 6.79 Add bacon to your grilled cheese for 1.69 more.

Served with a warm garlic Parmesan breadstick.


Chicken Jack Salad Mixed salad greens topped with bacon, tomato, red onion, shredded Jack cheese and a grilled and BBQ’d chicken breast hot off the broiler. 9.99 Chinese Chicken Salad Grilled chicken chunks, mandarin oranges, water chestnuts, chow mein noodles and sugar snap peas tossed with fresh mixed greens and our legendary Poppy Seed dressing. 9.29

Grilled Ham & Cheese Honey-glazed Iowa ham and Swiss cheese on grilled wheat. 7.49

Santa Fe Cobb Salad Fresh spinach topped with chunks of Cajun-grilled chicken, spicy black bean relish, Pepper Jack cheese, tomatoes and fried tortilla ribbons. 9.29

Spicy Sausage Sandwich Graziano’s spicy Italian sausage, marinara sauce and Mozzarella cheese on a freshly baked baguette. 8.99

Fried Chicken Salad Mixed greens tossed with croutons and Creamy Parmesan dressing, topped with shredded cheese, tomato, egg and hot fried chicken chunks. 9.79

Grilled Chicken Our own Honey Dijon marinade makes this broiled chicken breast tender and juicy. 8.99

Spinach Salad Fresh spinach leaves topped with bacon, mushrooms, egg, tomato, onion and homemade croutons. 8.29

Breaded Pork Loin A flash back to the past — and we do it best! Served with a slice of onion. 8.99

Chef Salad Turkey, ham, cheese, egg, black olive, onion, cucumber and tomato layered on a bed of mixed greens. 9.29

Grilled Pork Loin Boneless pork loin with sautéed onions – get some mustard for it! 8.99

Chicken Caesar Salad Romaine tossed with Caesar dressing and croutons, topped with grilled chicken chunks and Parmesan. 9.29

French Dip Made with our tender, hand-carved roast beef, served au jus on a freshly baked baguette. 8.99 Add Swiss for .50

Taco Salad An edible shell filled with lettuce, our own homemade chili and cheese, garnished with black olives, tomatoes, sour cream and red onion. Sorry, no breadstick! 9.29 Yes, you can substitute chicken for chili at no extra charge. Or make it vegetarian and have black beans instead of chili. Add guacamole for 1.79

Reuben A big, made-to-order sandwich piled high with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing. Or try our version with turkey instead of corned beef. 9.29 Cheese Frenchie Just like you remember, with Jack and American cheese, deep fried until crispy. 6.99

House Salad Fresh greens with homemade croutons and your choice of dressing. Breadstick included. 3.99 Breadstick A La Carte .99

Dressings Made-from-scratch Honey Dijon Vinaigrette, Creamy Parmesan, Thousand Island, Herbed Buttermilk, French, Blue Cheese and Poppy Seed. We also offer Caesar and fat-free Ranch. Need an extra side of dressing? .79 please

lunch specials Something new and different Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Ask your server.

good 4 U All sandwiches include crispy Diner fries, sweet potato fries, homemade onion rings or a house salad.


If you want your sandwich a la carte, we’ll take off 1.50

A lot more calories for a little more money.

Onion Rings Light and crispy – we hear ours are the best in town! 4.99 Half order 2.99 French Fries Of course they’re crispy. 2.99 Chili Cheese Fries As yummy as it sounds. 4.49 Rarebit Fries The ultimate cheesy fries. 3.79 Wets Fries with some gravy on ‘em. 2.99 SOS Potatoes Skin-on smashed potatoes with a crater of gravy. 2.49 Potato Cake Skin-on smashed potatoes fried crispy around the edges, topped with cheese, sour cream and onion. 3.29 Steamed Vegetables Fresh cauliflower, broccoli, baby carrots, zucchini, yellow squash, new potatoes and sugar snap peas steamed to order. 6.49 Side order 3.79 Add .99 for Hollandaise. Hash Browns Lightly seasoned and full of good crispy bits! 2.99 For cheese and sautéed onion, add .99

Portabella Mushroom Sandwich A burger-sized portabella mushroom cap broiled with garlic butter and topped with melted Swiss cheese, served on a whole wheat bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and Honey Jalapeno. 9.49 Black Bean Veggie Burger Not a lick of meat in it. Served with lettuce, tomato, onion and mayo on a whole wheat bun. 8.49 Veggie Mex Burger Our Spicy Black Bean Veggie burger on a whole wheat bun, topped with warm black bean relish and guacamole. 9.49 Veggie Rarebit Burger Our spicy Black Bean burger served open-faced with lots of spicy Rarebit sauce. 8.49 Vegetarian Sandwich A flaky, buttery croissant filled with spinach, tomato, roasted red pepper, Swiss cheese, cucumber, red onion and Honey Jalapeno. 8.69 Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich Thick slices of eggplant, broiled until tender and smoky, topped with marinara and melted Mozzarella on a grilled baguette. 8.69 Pesto Portabella Sandwich A big, juicy portabella, grilled and topped with Swiss, sautéed onion, roasted red pepper and pesto mayo. Served on a whole wheat bun. 9.69

Sweet Potato Fries Served with a side of pesto mayo. 3.99

Grilled Chicken Plate Our broiled marinated chicken breast served with fresh steamed broccoli, cauliflower, new potatoes, carrots and sugar snap peas. 8.49

Fresh Fruit Compote Chunks of honeydew, cantaloupe, pineapple, watermelon and grapes. 4.79

Salmon Plate Broiled or blackened salmon filet served with our fresh steamed vegetable medley. 9.99

Dinner bell rings at 5:00 p.m.

blue plate dinners


Served every evening from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Award-Winning Meatloaf, Hand-Carved Roast Beef or Hand-Carved Breast of Turkey


Freshly cooked meats, hand-carved and flavorful, served with SOS (skin-on-smashed) potatoes, gravy, vegetable of the day, house salad and roll. 9.99

We’re just teasing! You can get these after 11 a.m. if you ask nice.


Chicken Fingers How many fingers do chickens have, anyway? You get five breaded chicken strips served with Honey Jalapeno dip. 7.99 Or, make it a meal! Four fingers and fries. 7.99

Served with house salad, fresh steamed vegetables, roll and your choice of: French fries, sweet potato fries, a potato cake, hash browns, or skin-on-smashed.

Homemade Onion Rings Light and crispy, hand-breaded on the spot. Full order 4.99 Half order 2.99 Chicken Quesadilla Black beans, grilled chicken, sautéed red onion and green pepper, Monterey Jack cheese, green tomatillo salsa and roasted red pepper all stuffed in a grilled flour tortilla. Served with sour cream and green salsa on the side. 9.29 Italian Breaded Cheesesticks We make our own traditional Mozzarella cheesesticks, served with zesty marinara sauce. 7.99

Grilled Marinated Chicken 6-ounce chicken breast marinated in our Honey Dijon Vinaigrette for maximum tenderness and flavor. 10.99 Or have it blackened for .50 more. OUR OWN

Salmon Filet 6 ounces of boneless salmon, broiled or blackened. Yes, you can have rice instead of the potato. 13.49

Buffalo Chicken Wings Bet you didn’t know buffalos had wings! Choose traditional hot wings or sweet heat BBQ. We serve 1 pound with celery and carrot sticks, and Ranch dressing on the side. 9.29

Fried Chicken Four pieces of crispy fried chicken, served with mashed potatoes & gravy, corn on the cob, salad and a roll. 12.49

Portabella Mushroom Strips Thick strips of portabella mushroom, hand-breaded and deep-fried, then seasoned and served with Honey Jalapeno sauce for dipping. 9.29



Black Bean Hummus Our southwestern take on the traditional garbanzo bean dip features black beans, cumin, cinnamon and chili powder. You can have either grilled or fried pita chips. 6.99


Chicken DeBurgo A new twist on an old tradition! Our marinated chicken breast, sautéed in garlic & basil butter. 11.99

Served with house salad, steamed vegetable medley and warm garlic Parmesan breadstick. Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti, marinara sauce, crispy chicken breast and lots of cheese. 10.99

Don’t eat the same old thing!

Pasta Special A different pasta dish every night. Consult your server.

Spicy Sausage Cavatappi Curly cavatappi and Graziano’s spicy Italian sausage in our own tomato cream sauce, topped with Parmesan. 9.99

Catch of the Day Ask your server for today’s catch!

Fettuccine Alfredo Fettuccine tossed with Alfredo sauce and peas. 8.99

Weekend Dinner Special Something new & different every Friday & Saturday.

Spaghetti & Meatballs Classic spaghetti with marinara sauce and meatballs. 8.99

Pot Roast Thick slices of moist and tender roast topped with specially seasoned gravy. Served with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable of the day, salad and a roll. Every Friday and Saturday night. 9.99


Homemade Mac & Cheese Comfort food at its finest! Curly cavatappi covered in our own three-cheese sauce, sprinkled with Parmesan and toasty bread crumbs. 8.99




Soft Drinks Coke, Sprite, Orange, Root Beer, Diet Coke, Diet Dr. Pepper or Lemonade. We serve FREE refills! 2.19

Beers on Tap Bud Light 3.29 Fat Tire 3.79 Manager’s Choice 3.79

Cherry Coke, Chocolate Coke, Lemon Coke, Vanilla Coke or Green River (sorry, no refills here) 2.49

Domestic Bottled Beer Bud, Bud Light, Miller Lite, Coors Light, Miller Genuine Draft and other choices 3.29

Ask your server for flavors 2.99

Killian’s Red, Michelob Golden Draft Light, Michelob Ultra, and other choices 3.49

What’s your flavor?

Glass Bottle Cokes Berry Lemonade Blue Bubblegum Regular or diet in a fun mini glass bottle 1.99 Cherry Cream Soda FuFu Berry Green Apple Crushed Melon Orange Cream Rootbeer

Crush Bottles Orange, Strawberry or Grape 2.79 Everything Else Coffee: Our own Diner blend in regular & decaffeinated 2.19 Take some home! Diner blend beans in 1-pound bags. 10.99

Save some room! Our desserts are too big to list here so ask your server.

Imported Bottled Beer Heineken, Heineken Dark, Heineken Light, Corona, Guinness, Bass, Amstel Light and other choices 3.49 St. Pauli Girl Non-Alcoholic 3.79

wines House Chardonnay Glass 3.99 Bottle 13.99

Hot Chocolate 2.19

House White Zinfandel Glass 3.99 Bottle 13.99

Grapefruit, cranberry or apple juice 2.69

House Merlot Glass 3.99 Bottle 13.99

V8 or tomato juice 2.99 100% Orange Juice Large 2.49 Small 1.99 2%, Skim or Chocolate Milk Large 2.49 Small 1.99 Hot Tea: Bigelow Cinnamon, Lemon, Plantation Mint, Green Tea, Darjeeling or Earl Grey 2.19 Brewed Iced Tea 2.19 Espresso & Cappuccino Regular or decaffeinated Espresso 1.79 Double Espresso 2.39 Cappuccino 2.69 Double Cappuccino 3.19 Café Latte 2.89 Café Mocha 2.89 Café Diner (vanilla, cinnamon & nutmeg) 2.89 Iced Cappuccino 2.69 Iced Mocha 2.89

Add mint, almond, raspberry, cinnamon or hazelnut for .79 more.

House Cabernet Sauvignon Glass 3.99 Bottle 13.99 Kendall-Jackson VR Chardonnay Glass 6.99 Bottle 19.99 Mirassou Riesling Glass 4.99 Bottle 17.99 Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio Glass 4.99 Bottle 17.99 Jargon Pinot Noir Glass 5.99 Bottle 18.99 Korbel Brut Split 5.99 Rules, Regulations and Other Important Stuff We take reservations for parties of 8 or more. An 18% gratuity will be added on any party of more than 8 guests. 10% discount for seniors 60 and over. No checks please. * Thoroughly cooking foods of animal origin such as beef, eggs, fish, lamb, pork, poultry or shellfish reduces the risk of foodborne illness. Individuals with certain health conditions may be at higher risk if these foods are consumed raw or undercooked. Consult your physician or public health professional for further information.

Drake Diner Menu  

Drake Diner Menu