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Western Burger

LUNCH & DINNER

89 years Russ Restaurant Badge

Family Owned & Operated Since 1934

LUNCH & DINNER MENU

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Shareables

Onion Rings

Russ's Famous Hand-Battered Onion Rings.

Try them with our homemade ranch or spicy ranch!

Onion Rings.............7.00 / Half Order...............4.75

Freshly sliced sweet Spanish onions, hand battered for your order, light and tender, crispy good! Enough to share, but you won't want to! 

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks............7.50

Ooey gooey breaded mozzarella sticks with a side of our marinara sauce.

Loaded Potato Wedges.............6.00

Potato wedges generously topped with melted cheddar cheese,
crispy bacon bits and a dollop of sour cream.

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East Coast Fried Clams.............7.00

A mound of sweet and tender breaded clam strips accompanied by a side of tartar sauce and lemon wedges.

Fried Mushrooms.............7.00

Russ' own breaded tasty morsels.

Appetizers Sampler: Onion Rings, Cheese Sticks, Mushrooms & Chicken Tenders.............11.00

Served with your choice of western smoked hickory sauce, ranch, southwest ranch, honey mustard, or marinara sauce. No substitution, please.

Chicken Tenders.............7.50

Served with your choice of western smoked hickory sauce, ranch, southwest ranch, honey mustard, or marinara sauce.

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Specialty Salads

Russ' Exclusive Homemade Dressings are:

Thousand Island, French, Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Southwest, Sweet & Sour, Honey Mustard, Lo-Cal French & Raspberry Vinaigrette. All dressings are available for take-out

Salads

Soup & Garden Salad Combo.............10.00

Includes a garden salad, bowl of homemade soup, and a freshly baked roll.

Chicken Caesar Salad.............11.5

Served with your choice of grilled or crispy chicken on a bed of crisp romaine with Russ' own seasoned croutons, Caesar dressing, and topped with shaved Parmesan cheese.

Taco Salad.............11

Russ' own blend of taco meat, or strips of grilled or crispy chicken, crisp lettuce, tomato, and cheese served in a tortilla shell with salsa, sour cream, and choice of dressing.

Mini Gourmet.............10

Crisp lettuce topped with cheddar cheese, bacon bits, tomato, sliced egg, and croutons.

Julienne Salad.............10

Sliced ham strips, shredded cheddar cheese, egg slices, tomato, and croutons atop a bed of crisp lettuce.

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Turkey Salad.............11.5

Russ' own hand-pulled seasoned turkey meat blended with celery, mayonnaise, and seashell pasta, served on a bed of crisp lettuce with croutons, egg slices, and tomato.

Tuna Salad.............11.5

A blend of tuna fish, mayonnaise, and celery, atop a bed of crisp lettuce with tomato, egg slices, and croutons.

Southwest Chicken Salad.............12

Served with your choice of grilled or crispy chicken. Freshly diced tomatoes, green peppers, white onions, and sweet corn on a bed of crisp salad mix, topped with shredded cheddar cheese and crispy tortilla strips.

Paired with our homemade spicy Southwest Ranch Dressing.

Michigan Cherry Chicken Salad.............12.5

Served with your choice of grilled or crispy chicken, crisp lettuce, sliced red onion, dried Michigan cherries, tomato, bleu cheese crumbles, and chopped pecans with raspberry vinaigrette dressing.

Homemade Soups

Chicken Rice & Cheese Broccoli Served daily!

Cup.............4  -  Bowl.............5.5

Other seasonal soups may be available (ask your server)

Soup, Salad & Baked Potato Bar.............13

Enjoy unlimited trips! Choose from a variety of Russ' homemade soups and make your salad with crisp lettuce and your choice of toppings. Also includes fresh baked potato and dinner rolls. Served 11 am - 7 pm.

Homemade Muffins.............3.75

Enjoy a delicious muffin choose from:

Blueberry, Apple Cinnamon, Bran, Morning Glory

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Gourmet Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served with a side of kettle chips.

Substitute french fries or coleslaw (+1), sweet potato fries (+1.5), or half-order of onion rings (+2)

Turkey Reuben sandwich

Slim Gem - Our #1 Seller! .............11

Ham and Swiss cheese with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on our grilled Grecian bun (no substitutions).

Reuben .............11.5

Thinly-shaved corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut on grilled dark

Russian rye bread. Served with our Thousand Island dressing.

Turkey Reuben.............11.5

Hardwood smoked slices of turkey breast topped with our cole slaw and Swiss cheese. Stacked between two slices of our homemade multigrain sourdough bread and grilled to perfection. Served with our Thousand Island dressing.

Turkey Club.............10.5

Hardwood smoked slices of turkey breast, Monterey Jack Cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo, stacked on our homemade white toast.

Philly Cheesesteak French Dip.............11.5

Grilled thinly-sliced sirloin, grilled onions, and green peppers, with melted Monterey Jack cheese, on our lightly grilled hoagie bun with au jus on the side.

Perch Sandwich.............12

Our own breaded perch fillets are lightly fried golden brown and served on our homemade bun with lettuce, tomato, and tartar sauce.

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Crispy Fish Sandwich.............8.25

Russ' hand-batter-dipped tilapia fillet fried golden brown and served on our homemade bun with lettuce and tartar sauce.

Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato - 9

Served on homemade white toast with mayonnaise.

Grilled Cheese.............6.25

Our homemade white bread is grilled with layers of American cheese.

With ham or bacon, add (+1)

Gourmet Grilled Three Cheese Sandwich.............7.25

Loaded with American, Swiss, and Monterey Jack cheese sandwiched between our grilled English muffin bread. With ham or bacon, add (+1)

Russ' Creamed Turkey Melt .............9.5

Hand-pulled and shredded turkey in its creamy gravy with melted Swiss cheese on Russ's homemade grilled whole wheat bread.

Russ' Tuna Melt .............9.5

Tuna blend with melted Swiss cheese on Russ' own homemade grilled whole-wheat bread.

Creamed Turkey Sandwich.............7.5

Hand-pulled and shredded turkey in its own creamy gravy served on our homemade bun.

Russ' Original Knife & Fork Hot Sandwiches

Hot Turkey .............9.5

Our own creamed turkey, served with mashed potatoes and smothered with our homemade turkey gravy.
 

Hot Beef .............10.5

Grilled thinly-sliced sirloin, served with mashed potatoes and smothered with our homemade beef gravy.
 

Meatloaf Stacker.............12

Our hearty meatloaf is grilled and stacked on top of homemade bread, smothered with our homemade meatloaf sauce, then loaded with mashed potatoes, another layer of beef gravy, and stacked with Russ' onion rings.

Pick 2

Combine your favorite half sandwich with a salad, soup, french fries, or dessert.

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Available after 11 a.m. No Substitutions

Step 1
 Pick a halfway sandwich

Reuben

Turkey Reuben

Slim Gem

Turkey Melt

Tuna Melt

Step 2
 Pick a partner

Garden Salad

Cole Slaw

Cup Soup

French Fries

...or any slice of pie

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Burgers &
Chicken Sandwiches

All burgers & sandwiches are served with a side of kettle chips.

Substitute french fries or coleslaw (+1), sweet potato fries (+1.5), or half-order of onion rings (+2)

All are 1/3 lb. Make it a 1/2 lb. (+1.5)

Substitute hamburger bun with zero-carb gluten-free Cloudies® (+2)

Original Burger

The Big Burgers

All are 1/3 lb. Make it a 1/2 lb. (+1.5)

Cloudburger* .............11

Served on our homemade gluten-free, zero-carb Cloudie bun.

Topped with American cheese and served with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise.

Big Dutchman* .............10

Thick and juicy 1/3 lb. fresh ground beef patty served with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on our homemade bun.

Big Dutchman Supreme* .............11.5

1/3 Ib. Fresh ground beef patty with melted Swiss and bacon, served with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on our homemade bun.

Patty Melt*.............11

1/3 Ib. Fresh ground beef patty loaded with Swiss cheese and sautéed onions on grilled dark rye bread.

Dutchman Mushroom Swiss* .............11

1/3 lb. fresh ground beef patty with melted Swiss cheese and sautéed mushrooms served on our homemade bun.

Blue Cheese Burger*.............11

Melted Danish blue cheese crumbles, two Russ' onion rings, lettuce, and our homemade bleu cheese dressing.

Green Olive Burger*.............11

Served with sliced green olives, lettuce, and our homemade olive dressing.

Western Burger*.............11.5

Melted Monterey Jack cheese with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and two Russ' onion rings, served with our homemade hickory sauce. A real cowboy's burger!

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Famous Twinburger* .............9

Two 3 oz. Ground beef patties, two slices of American cheese, lettuce, and our homemade olive dressing.

Original Cheeseburger* .............7.5

3 oz. Ground beef patty and American cheese served with your choice of ketchup, mustard, pickle, and onion. Hamburger. 7

Add Deluxe (lettuce, mayonnaise, and tomato) (+.75). Add Bacon (+1)

Double Cheeseburger* .............9

Two 3 oz. Ground beef patties, two slices of American cheese served with your choice of ketchup, mustard, pickle, and onion.

Double Hamburger..............8

Add Deluxe (lettuce, mayonnaise, and tomato) (+.75). Add Bacon (+1)

Chicken Sandwiches

Grilled Chicken Sandwich Deluxe .............9.25

Grilled chicken breast served with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on Russ' own homemade bun. Make it supreme! Add bacon and melted Swiss cheese (+1.5)

Crispy Chicken Sandwich Deluxe ............. 9.25

Crispy breaded chicken filet, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, Russ' own homemade bun. Make it supreme! Add bacon and melted Swiss cheese (+1.5)

Make it SPICY! Substitute the mayo with our homemade Southwest Ranch!

Gourmet Cheese Grilled Cheese

Beverages

Orange Juice, Apple Juice............. 2.75

Coffee or Tea (Free refills).............1.89

Cappuccino.............2.75

French Vanilla or Salted Caramel  (Free refills)

Hot Chocolate (Free refills)............. 2.75

Milk White or Chocolate............. 2.75

lced Tea (Free refills).............2.75

Lemonade (Free refills)........ 2.75

Cherry Lemonade (Free refills).............2.75

Cherry Sprite (Free refills).............2.75

Coke® Assorted Soft Drinks (Free refills).............2.75 

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Dinners

Dinners include a freshly baked roll and two dinner side choices listed below. Substitute dinner roll with two zero-carb gluten-friendly Cloudies® (+1.00)

Dinner

French Fries

Sweet Potato Fries (+1)

Mashed Potatoes with Russ' own Gravy

Baked Au Gratin Potatoes

Baked Idaho Potato

Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Cole Slaw

Golden Sweet Corn

Green Beans

Butternut Squash

Garden Blend Rice

Garden Salad

Caesar Side Salad (+ 1)

Cup of Soup (+1.5)

Half Order Onion Rings (+1.5)

California Blend

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Golden Brown Fried Chicken .............13

Three pieces of fresh and moist chicken, pressure cooked to perfection. Our most popular dinner!

Chicken Tenders ............. 12

Four strips of tender all-white meat, lightly breaded and fried golden brown with your choice of our own western smoked hickory sauce, ranch, southwest ranch, or honey mustard for dipping.

Grilled Chicken .............10

Lightly seasoned and grilled breast of chicken. Add a second grilled chicken breast (+3)

Chicken Monterey ............. 12

Grilled or crispy chicken breast, topped with sautéed mushrooms, diced onions, melted Monterey Jack cheese and served on a bed of savory garden rice. Add a second chicken breast and toppings (+ 4)

Grilled Meatloaf .............12

A homemade, oven-baked favorite! Served with our own special recipe sauce.

Chopped Steak*.............11.5

1/2 lb of hand-formed, fresh ground beef seasoned and grilled, smothered with beef gravy, and topped with Russ' onion rings.

Shrimp Dinner .............13

Lightly breaded and fried. Served with a zesty cocktail sauce.

Russ' Perch .............15

Russ' own breaded perch fillets are lightly fried.

East Coast Fried Clams.............11.5

Tender breaded clam strips lightly golden fried.

Fried Tilapia Dinner.............11

Two fresh batter-dipped tilapia fillets, fried crispy brown.

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Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips Basket .............10

Two fresh batter-dipped tilapia fillets, deep fried crispy brown and served with Premium Western French fries, cole slaw, tartar sauce, and a slice of lemon.

All You Can Eat Fish and Chips / Every Wednesday .............13.50

Two fresh batter-dipped tilapia fillets, deep fried crispy brown and served with Premium Western French fries, cole slaw, tartar sauce, and a slice of lemon.

Fish and chips basket

Desserts

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HOMEMADE SPECIALTIES

Any pie or cake served with ice cream (+1)

 

Baked Apple Pie - 4.75

Delicious, freshly baked double-crust pie made from tart, juicy apples.

 

Caramel Apple Pie - 5.75

Our own baked apple pie topped with fresh whipped cream, smothered in caramel, and sprinkled with chopped pecans.

Coconut Cream Pie - 5

A creamy vanilla coconut filling topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with toasted shredded coconut.

Fresh Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie - 6

A light and fluffy filling topped with fresh glazed strawberries or cherries.

Cherry Chocolate Cream Cheese Pie - 6.5

Hot Fudge Cake - 5.5

Russ' own light and moist chocolate cake with a layer of vanilla pudding and whipped cream, topped with rich hot fudge, more whipped cream, and a cherry. A la mode (+1)

Carrot Cake - 5.5

Our homemade two-layer cake is made with shredded carrots, chopped walnuts, and crushed pineapple, topped with butter cream cheese icing.

Apple Dumpling - 5.5

Our legendary original! A juicy, tart Michigan apple wrapped in our flaky pastry dough, covered in our homemade buttery cinnamon-sugar dumpling sauce, baked to golden perfection, and served warm. A la mode (+1)

Other seasonal homemade desserts available - ask your server!

Ice Cream Sundae - 4

Here's the scoop! You choose the toppings: Chocolate, Caramel, Hot Fudge, or Fresh Strawberries over premium vanilla ice cream with nuts, whipped cream, and a cherry.

Milk Shakes or Malts - 4

Made with premium ice cream and hand-spun to order.

Select your favorite flavor: Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, or Oreo served in an old-fashioned soda glass with whipped cream.

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