968 E Steger Rd
Crete, IL 60417
708-672-1167

 

"Our roots are from Wisconsin,
Our hearts are still there!"

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Appetizers


CHEESE CURDS
. . . NO WHEY !  
Tasty little morsels of Wisconsin cheddar cheese curds battered and deep fried. Served with your choice of dipping sauce. A Wisconsin tradition. 7.45


CHICKEN FRITTERS

Homestyle breaded chicken tenders with ranch, honey mustard, or BBQ sauce for dipping. . . . 7.95

ONIEDA ONIONS

Beer battered thick cut onion rings & our seasoned Northwoods sauce.. . 6.25

HEN HOUSE WINGERS

Chicken wings dipped in a seasoned batter then deep fried. Offered “naked” or dunked in our homemade “forest fire sauce”. Served with fresh cut celery & creamy ranch or bleu cheese sauce .7.95

BOBBERS

Bite sized pieces of tender chicken coated with our crunchy homestyle breading then tossed in our very own “Golden Nugget Sauce”. . . . . 6.95

MAPLE LAKE MUSHROOMS

A skewer of fresh mushrooms dipped in a light seasoned batter and deep fried till tender. Served with our chipotle ranch sauce. One 3.50 Two 5.95

BREAD & SPREAD

Hot crusted bread loaf served hot out of the oven with Wisconsin sharp cheddar cheese spread. 5.50

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NORTHWOODS SAMPLER 

Pick three from below and a sauce for each
       * Cheese Curds  * Chicken Fritters   *Bobbers
       * Onieda Onions      * Hen House Wingers
                * Maple Lake Mushrooms
 .                                       12.35


DINNER SALADS

HONEY RANCH CHICKEN SALAD

Wood roasted smoked chicken with diced tomato, cucumber, red onion, a shredded blend of Wisconsin cheeses & our honey Dijon ranch dressing on a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce. . . . . 8.80

BIG CHIEF  SALAD

A hearty portion of smoked ham, oven roasted turkey, Swiss & American cheese with diced tomato, cucumber, & red onion on a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce, with your choice of dressing. . . 9.15


FRITTER  SALAD

Our crispy fried strips of chicken tenders nestled on a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce served with our homemade sour cream garlic chive dressing. Topped with cucumbers, diced tomatoes, red onions & our shredded blend of Wisconsin cheeses . . . . . . 8.60

LUMBERJACK STEAK SALAD

Sliced strips of seasoned and grilled filet of sirloin over a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce topped with cucumbers, diced tomatoes, red onions, & our shredded blend of Wisconsin cheeses. . . . . .10.45

SMOKED SALMON  SALAD

Flaky chunks of our apple wood smoked salmon over a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce topped with diced tomatoes, red onions, cucumber & our shredded blend of Wisconsin cheeses.  . .  . .9.80


CABIN SALAD

It's a Northwoods "house" salad.  Crisp mixed greens topped with diced tomatoes, red onions, cucumber & shredded Wisconsin cheese blend..        4.35
DRESSINGS & SAUCES:
Ranch, Honey Mustard, French, Italian, Garlic Chive, Honeyranch, Bleu Cheese, Chipolte Ranch, Vinegar & Oil, & Northwoods Sauce. BBQ Sauce, Marinara Sauce
Crouton & Onion Topping $.50

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Soups & Chili
LOGGING CAMP CHILI
Hearty beef chili topped with a shredded blend of Wisconsin cheeses, chopped onion & sour cream.
Cup  . . . 3.50
Bowl . .  5.50
Hot Crusted Bread Kettle . . . 6.50


NORTHWOOD'S CHICKEN 'N' DUMPLING SOUP
White meat chicken chunks, vegetables, and tiny spaetzel dumplings blended into a rich creamed chicken broth.
Cup . . 3.50
Bowl . . 5.50
Hot Crusted Bread Kettle . . 6.50

SOUP OF THE DAY

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Burgers & Chicken Sandwiches
Served with a "Side Selection"

 
THE PAUL BUNYAN
Our signature burger is a big & hearty lean beef patty topped with grilled onions, mushrooms, lettuce, tomato, pickle, pepperjack & Wisconsin cheddar cheese.. . . . .9.25

THE LUMBER MILL

Our big half pound burger with planks of cross cut homestyle bacon, topped with our Wisconsin cheddar spread. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.55
THE BIG BARE
Create your own "signature" burger by adding to our thick & juicy lean beef patty.  We provide the "Bare Necessities" of lettuce, tomato, & pickle.    8.50
Extra ingrediants     $.50 each


THE CHICKEN IN THE WOODS

Our flame broiled boneless chicken breast, Served with our creamy ranch dressing. . . .8.50

THE FARMER’S FOWL

A tender Chicken breast char-broiled & topped with thin sliced smoked ham, Swiss cheese, and our honey mustard sauce . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.55

THE BUFFALO BREAST

Spicy seasoned char-grilled chicken breast dunked in our very own “Forest Fire” sauce. Served with our creamy bleu cheese 
dressing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.75

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Sandwich Favorites
Served with a "Side Selection"

 

NORTHWOODS BEEF & PEPPERS

Tender oven braised pot roast & sautéed sweet peppers covered with melted Pepper Jack cheese on a toasted hoagie roll . . . . . . . .9.60

HIAWATHA SUPPER CLUB

Thin sliced ham, turkey, & beef with crisp bacon, cheddar & Swiss Cheese. Topped with lettuce, tomato, red onion, & our club sauce. Served hot from the oven on a toasted hoagie bun. . .9.85

GRANDPA’S STEAK SANDWICH

Our home-style breaded country fried steak, bacon , & Swiss cheese on a toasted Kaiser roll lathered with mayo and topped with lettuce, tomato, and pickle. 8.95


PULLED PORK SANDWICH

Our wood roasted pulled pork piled high on a toasted garlic Kaiser bun. Served “naked” in its own juices or blended with Barbeque sauce 7.95

WALLEYE SANDWICH
A large filet of our flaky  Bear Trap battered walleye topped with cole slaw and our homemade tartar sauce on a toasted hoagie.     8.95

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GRANDMA’S LUNCH LOAF

A thick slice of our “Family Recipe” meat loaf on a toasted Kaiser bun with sweet tomato sauce or hearty beef gravy for dunking. . . . . . . . . . . .8.40

THE NORTHERNAIRE

Thin sliced beef topped with smoked Provolone cheese & your choice of sweet peppers or our hot giardiniera. Served on a toasted garlic hoagie bun with au jus 9.25

LUMBERJACK STEAK

A 6 oz. grilled filet of sirloin seasoned with spices & herbs topped with sautéed mushrooms & onions and Provolone cheese. On a toasted garlic Kaiser .10.25

WILD TURKEY

Thinly sliced turkey breast with crispy thick cut bacon & melted Great Lakes Swiss cheese. Hot out of the oven on a toasted hoagie roll topped with red onions, tomatoes, lettuce, & our honeyranch Sauce. . 9.75

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Grandmas Kitchen

EAGLE RIVER ROAST

Tender oven braised pot roast & homemade mashed potatoes topped with Grandma’s rich beef gravy, served with our sweet 
baby carrots. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.75


GARLIC GRILLED MUSHROOM CHICKEN
Char-Grilled chicken breast seasoned with garlic and spices, topped with fresh grilled mushrooms and gravy. Served on a garlic toast bed with homestyle mashed potatoes and buttered sweet corn. .. .11.25

GRANDPA’S STEAK & POTATOES

Homestyle breaded country fried steak & Mashed potatoes topped with our hearty beef gravy. Served with our “Bacon ‘n’ Onion” green beans. . . .10.95

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WATERSMEET LOAF

Two thick slices of our family recipe oven baked meat loaf topped with our sweet red sauce or rich beef gravy. Served with homemade mashed potatoes and our delicious Cottage Corn 
Bread. . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.95

CHIPPEWA CHICKEN & RICE

A tender breast of chicken seasoned with herbs and spices. Char-grilled and topped with sautéed onions, peppers, and mushrooms, then smothered with Monterey Jack & Wisconsin cheddar cheese. Served over a bed of our garden blend wild rice. .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11.35

SAINT GERMAIN STEAK & RICE

A seasoned 6oz. filet of sirloin char-grilled and topped with sautéed onions, peppers, and mushrooms, then smothered with Monterey Jack & Wisconsin cheddar cheese. Served over a bed of our garden blend wild rice. . . . . . . . 12.90

CHICKEN-N-TATERS

Our crispy breaded chicken tenderloin fritters & homemade mashed potatoes covered in creamy country style gravy with a side of buttered sweet corn.. .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .10.75

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Turf & Serf
"TERF "


RHINELANDER RIB-EYE

A tender and juicy cut  of prime grade rib eye steak char-grilled to temperature, lightly seasoned and topped with grilled onions and sautéed mushrooms.  Served on a bed of garlic toast with two sides of your choice.       $16.95

KICK BACK PORK BABY BACK RACK

Baby back ribs, seasoned with our secret rub and baked to mouthwatering tenderness. Finished on the char-grill and basted with our zesty barbeque sauce. Served with choice of two sides
                       . Half Slab . . . 16.25 
                         Full Slab. . ..22.95


LOGGER CHOP

A “hearty” 10 oz. center cut bone-in pork chop char grilled to perfection and served with your choice of two homemade sides. . . . . 15.95
Add a chop to your rib eye, rib, or chop dinner 6.95
"SERF"


WISCONSIN FISH FRY SPECIAL

Our famous Boned, Breaded, & Buttered Lake Perch. Lightly hand breaded , deep fried, & topped with melted butter. Served with our homemade tartar sauce and your pick of two “side selections.”           Full Stringer . . . 21.95       
                            Half Stringer. . .17.95

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BEAR TRAP BATTERED WALLEYE

Tender baby walleye dipped in our seasoned batter then deep fried. Served with our homemade tartar sauce and your choice of two “side selections”16.95




APPLETON APPLEWOOD SMOKED SALMON

A flaky filet of apple wood smoked salmon with a slightly sweet and woodsy flavor. Offered over a bed of wild rice with your choice of one “side selection”. Served with our creamy apple cider sauce on the side . . . . .10.95

CAMPFIRE CATCH

Two skewers of tender sweet shrimp brushed with dill butter then char-grilled. Served over garlic toast with two “side selections”. . . . . 16.95


THE LAKE PLATE
 A sampling of lake perch, walleye, and a skewer of our grilled campfire shrimp served with your choice of one side..  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17.30  
Add a skewer of Campfire Shrimp . . . . 5.95

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Northern Lights & Sides
FOR THE SMALLER APPETITES

HALF A LOAF 

One thick slice of our deliciously seasoned oven baked “Watersmeet Loaf” with our sweet red sauce or rich beef gravy. Served with one side. . . . 7.95 


FRITTERS & GRAVY

Two breaded chicken tenders lathered with a helping of homesyle white gravy. Served with a “side selection” of your choosing. . . . . . . . . 6.85

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STACK ‘O’ PLANKS B.L.T
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Traditional favorite of bacon, lettuce, &  tomato sandwiched between two slices of buttered Italian toast lathered with a delicious sandwich spread 7.95

SHELTERED VALLEY PORK SANDWICH

Wood roasted pork piled on a toasted bun. Offered "naked” in its own juices or blended with our BBQ sauce. Served with a veggie of your choosing . 7.50

NICOLET BURGER

A delicious 1/4 pound burger on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, & pickle Served with a veggie of your choosing. . . . . . . . . 7.35


KETTLES ‘N’ GREENS

A cup of one of our homemade soups or prize winning chili paired with an our abundant Cabin Salad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.50

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               SIDE SELECTIONS

BACON ’N’ ONION GREEN BEANS

Fresh cut green beans smothered with maple bacon & onions, lightly seasoned and slow cooked till tender .3.00

OVEN BAKED BEANS

A Northwood's original recipe of brown sugar, bacon, onion, barbeque sauce, & a hint of mustard . . 3.00

SWEET BUTTERED CORN
Super sweet yellow corn “Off the Cob”, seasoned with a hint of butter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.00

SWEETENED BABY CARROTS

Tender baby carrots slow cooked with honey & brown sugar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.00

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GARDEN RICE
Long grain & wild rice blended with finely diced vegetables and seasonings. . . 3.00

CREAMY COLE SLAW
 
Our homemade slaw made with sweet creamy dressing . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.00

COTTAGE CHEESE
Fresh and creamy large curd cottage cheese .3.00


ONIEDA ONIONS

Beer battered thick cut onion rings. . . . . . 3.00

SANDY’S COTTAGE CORN BREAD

A fluffy, moist, and sweet corn bread casserole made from a favorite handed down family recipe  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.00

HOMEMADE MASHED POTATOES

Real mashed potatoes with choice of hearty beef gravy or homestyle white gravy. . . . . . 3.00
(Try ‘em “Fully Loaded” with our prepared mix of sour cream, bacon, chive, garlic and shredded Wisconsin cheese). . . . . . Add $.99

THE FOUR O’CLOCK SPUD
A fluffy baked potato served with butter is a side dish option after 4pm 3.00

WILDERNESS WAFFLES

Deep fried Waffle cut potatoes with a seasoned batter coating . . . .3.00

CRISPY TWIGS

Homestyle crinkle cut potato fries. . . . . . . . 3.00

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Cub Menu
For Kids 10 or Youger
All Items $5.95
& Include 1 Side

 
 
LITTLE CRITTERS CHICKEN FRITTERS
 
  CUB BARE BURGER  
  GRANDKID'S GRILLED CHEESE  
     
     
 

 

 

968 East Steger Road. Crete, IL 60417
Kitchen open daily 11am-10pm