Open for Indoor & Outdoor Dining & To-Go. Order To-Go online at backninegrill.com or call 831-226-2350.
Family Meals - Indoor & Outdoor Dining & To-Go
Available 11am - 9pm Daily. Serves 4-6 People.
Family Meals To-Go
Rack of Ribs, 1 lb of Pulled Pork & a Whole Roasted Chicken. Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw & Dinner Rolls. Brownies & a Pint of Vanilla Ice Cream.
Appetizers - Indoor & Outdoor Dining & To-Go
Coconut Crusted Jumbo Prawns
Tiger prawns coated in coconut flakes and dusted with our special "Back Nine Spice". Served with a sweet and tangy peach dipping sauce.
Served with marinara sauce.
House breaded and fried artichoke hearts with homemade ranch dressing on the side.
Wings Over Texas*
Our meaty Buffalo style bone-in wings are tossed in your choice of Buffalo, Extra Hot, Spicy Peach or BBQ sauce. Paired with a cool bleu cheese dressing.
Classic Style Prawn Cocktail
Served with a zesty homemade cocktail sauce.
Ginger Garlic Prawns*
Prawns sautéed with ginger, garlic and white wine. Paired with a wasabi aioli.
Crispy Green Beans
Seasoned with our special "Back Nine Spice". Smothered in our homemade ranch dressing.
Fully Loaded Pulled Pork Skins*
Giant potato skins filled with pulled pork, sour cream, red onions, cheddar cheese and smoked bacon, topped with chives. Oven baked, not fried! Accompanied by homemade ranch dressing.
Seasoned Onion Rings
Cooked to a golden brown and seasoned with our special "Back Nine Spice".
Lightly breaded and golden brown Monterey Bay calamari mixed with onions and jalapenos. Served with cocktail and tarter sauces.
Santa Cruz Sampler
A sampler platter of Crispy Green Beans, Seasoned Onion Rings, Pulled Pork Skins, and Mozzarella Sticks. (No substitutions please)
Back NIne House Chips
House cut potato chips fried to perfection & served with our Chipotle Aioli
Our delicious potato skins served Veggie style! Made with our vegetarian chili, topped with cheddar cheese & served with our buttermilk ranch
Warm & Gooey Baked Brie
Baked Brie served with roasted garlic, candied pecans, dried cranberries & fig jam. Served with warm ciabatta
Seasoned with our Back Nine Spice & served with our homemade ranch.
A velvety blend of artichoke hearts, Parmesan & cream cheese & a dash of Tabasco. Served warm with ciabatta
Salads - Indoor & Outdoor Dining & To-Go
Add to any salad your choice of: Salmon $12.29, Chicken Breast $6.89, Burger Patty $7.29, 4 Coconut Prawns $7.89, 4 Sautéed Shrimp $7.29, Grilled Steak $12.29, Grilled Mahi Mahi 10.29
Crispy wedge of iceberg lettuce drizzled with homemade bleu cheese and balsamic dressing. Topped with crumbled Pt. Reyes bleu cheese crumbles, applewood smoked bacon, had-boiled egg, cherry tomatoes and scallions.
Bleu Cheese & Pear Salad*
Tossed greens served with pears, Pt. Reyes bleu cheese crumbles, candied pecans and cherry tomatoes in a homemade sherry vinaigrette.
BBQ Chicken Salad*
Locally grown greens, black beans, sweet corn, jicama, cilantro, basil, crispy corn tortilla strips, and white cheddar served with our special homemade ranch dressing. Topped with chopped BBQ chicken breast, diced tomatoes, and green onions.
Crisp romaine lettuce served classically tossed in a Caesar dressing and topped with grated Parmesan cheese and herb seasoned croutons.
Slices of crisp Fuji and Granny Smith apples, feta cheese, red onion and candied walnuts on top of locally grown greens and balsamic Vinaigrette.
Tossed Green Salad
A scrumptious collection of locally grown greens topped with dried cranberries, tomatoes and croutons. Your choice of dressing (ranch, bleu cheese, balsamic or thousand island).
Our delicious chili with mushrooms, corn, peppers, kidney & black beans. Topped with cheddar, a dollop of sour cream & red onions. Cup or bowl available
Red & golden beets, goat cheese, pumpkin seeds over mixed greens. Tossed with balsamic vinaigrette
Black beans, tomatoes, green and red bell peppers combine to make this spicy vegetarian patty. Served with your choice of side.
Grilled Portabella Mushroom Sandwich
Grilled Portabella mushroom on a fresh Le Boulanger egg bun with arugula, balsamic, red onion, roasted sweet peppers, provolone cheese and a dijonaise spread.
Creamy risotto served with a mushroom blend and asparagus topped with parmesan cheese. Vegan option available.
Featured Entrées - Indoor & Outdoor Dining & To-Go
Add a tossed green salad, Caesar salad, baked potato (available after 4:30pm), or cup of homemade soup for $3.00 to any entrée.
Peppered Flat Iron Steak*
Topped with Pt. Reyes bleu cheese butter, red wine demi-glace and served with herb roasted fingerling potatoes and grill pressed broccolini.
Fish and Chips
Wild Alaskan cod in our homemade beer batter and served with homemade fries and coleslaw.
Grilled Pork Chop*
12 oz. antibiotic free bone-in pork chop cooked to medium temperature. Topped with grilled green apple slices and a sweet & spicy glaze. Served with seasonal vegetables and garlic mashed potatoes.
Creative brand; organic, sustainable, Pacific Chinook salmon grilled to perfection with lemon herb butter. Served with seasonal vegetables and herb roasted fingerling potatoes.
Back Nine Half Smoked Chicken*
Dry rubbed and smoked chicken glazed with our tangy BBQ sauce and your choice of one side.
St. Louis ribs basted in our award winning BBQ sauce and served with your choice of fresh made sides.
Half slab with one side$19.89
Full slab with two sides$31.89
New York Steak*
10 oz. New York steak cooked just the way you like it. Served with sautéed mushrooms, garlic mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus.
Add PT. Reyes bleu cheese butter
Ribeye Steak Dinner
16 oz choice ribeye grilled to your liking. Topped with charred sweet onions & red wine compound butter. Served with fingerling potatoes & house vegetables.
Grilled Mahi Mahi
8 oz. of Mahi Mahi grilled & topped with homemade mango salsa & served with sauteed veggies & wild rice pilaf
Fresh Made Sides (price is a la carte) - Indoor & Outdoor Dining & Curbside Pickup To-Go
Fresh Seasonal Vegetables*
Granny Smith Apple Coleslaw*
House Made Fries
available after 4:30pm
Garlic Mashed Potatoes*
Sweet Potato Fries
Soup of the Day
Side Caesar Salad
Side Green Salad
Wild Rice Pilaf
Back Nine Burgers & Sandwiches - Indoor & Outdoor Dining & To-Go
Includes choice of one item from the Fresh Made Sides menu.
1/2 LB. Angus Burger
Choice Chuck, ground fresh daily. Build your burger with the items listed below.
Cheese cheddar, swiss, pepper jack or provolone
Thick sliced applewood smoked bacon
Pt. Reyes Bleu Cheese
The Outlaw Burger
Cooked to your preference and basted with an all-natural homemade whiskey glaze then topped with pepper jack cheese, thick applewood smoked bacon and seasoned onion rings. Served on a ciabatta roll.
Grilled Santa Cruz Chicken Sandwich
Grilled all-natural chicken breast with roasted sweet peppers, balsamic onions, baby arugula, pesto and provolone cheese. Served on a fresh baked egg bun.
Spicy Pulled Pork Sandwich
Tender smoked pork shoulder mixed with a tangy BBQ sauce and topped with homemade Granny Smith apple coleslaw on a soft French roll.
Grilled Mahi Sandwich
8 oz. Grilled Mahi Mahi on our French roll with wasabi aioli & teriyaki glaze & cole slaw
Back Nine BLTA
Fresh avocado, Applewood bacon, tomatoes & romaine lettuce with mayo on a toasted French roll.
Sweet Endings - Indoor & Outdoor Dining & To-Go
Baked fresh daily. Flaky cobbler topping over berries. Served a la mode.
New York Style Cheesecake
New York cheesecake topped with a fruit sauce.
Luscious Lemon Bar
Luscious and lively lemon curd in a buttery shortbread.
Molten Chocolate Cake
Moist dark chocolate cake filled with a dark chocolate truffle that is served warm and a la mode.
Triple Chocolate Brownie Sundae
Served with vanilla bean ice cream.
Assorted selection of Marianne's Ice Cream. Please ask your server for available flavors.
Served warm & with Marianne's Vanilla ice cream
Beverages - Indoor & Outdoor Dining & To-Go
Cat & Cloud Coffee or Tea
Hot or Iced
Pellegrino Sparkling Water
Soft Drinks - 20oz bottles To-Go
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite
* Gluten free options. / Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. / No personal checks, please. However, we gladly accept VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS and DISCOVER. / 20% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more.
Served with a child-size beverage and one Fresh Made Side of your choice
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Mini Cheese Pizza
Mini Corn Dogs
Kraft Macaroni and Cheese
Fresh Made Sides
Sweet Potato Fries
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Fresh Seasonal Vegetables
Seasoned Onion Rings
Soup of the Day
Morgan, Sauvignon Blanc, Monterey
Soquel Vineyard, Pinot Grigio, CA
Sycamore Lane, Pinot Grigio, CA
Whispering Angel, Rosé, France
Charles Krug, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa
Colibri by Clos, Rose, CA
Sycamore Lane, CA
Domaine Eden, SCM
Charles Krug, Napa
Wright's Station, SCM
Louis Pommery Brut, Healdsburg
Gratien & Meyer Brut Rose, France
Ridge Three Valleys, Healdsburg
HamDog, Santa Clara Valley
Soquel Vineyard, SCM
Soquel, SLH Doctor's Vineyard
Charles Krug Merlot
Silver Oak, Alexander Valley
Kathryn Kennedy, SCM
Foxglove, Paso Robles
Sycamore Lane, CA
Ridge, 3 Valleys, CA
Soquel Vineyard, Trinity Red Blend, CA
Sones, Sack, Santa Clara, CA
Bottled Beer available for purchase with call-in Food To-Go Curbside Pickup orders.
Sierra Pale Ale
St. Pauli Non-Alcoholic
Draft Beers (not available with Food To-Go orders)
25oz glass available for $10
Steel Bonnet Rotating Tap
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Amber
Corralitos Brewing Co. Blonde Ale
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Pacific IPA
Discretion Shimmer Pils
Discretion Jugo Nuevo Hazy IPA
Back Nine's specialty cocktails are available for purchase with call-in Food To-Go Curbside Pickup orders.
Strawberry Lemon Drop
Real strawberries muddled together with Back Nine Lemon Vodka and fresh lemon juice, with a sugar rim.
Back Nine Martini
Back Nine Vodka martini served with blue cheese and spicy pepper olive
Monterey Old Fashion
Fog's End Monterey Rye with muddled orange, Italian brandied Cherry and bitters.
A crisp and refreshing cocktail with Venus #1 Gin, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, cucumber, lime & topped with soda.
Vida Mezcal paired with ruby red grapefruit, honey simple syrup, lime & soda
The Santa Cruz Sour
A classic bourbon sour with Buffalo Trace & a float of Soquel Pinot Noir
Sex on the Back Nine
Fog's End California Moonshine, Peach Schnapps, cranberry juice & OJ
Basil Cucumber Cooler
Crisp, muddled basil with Back Nine Cucumber Vodka, lime juice & simple syrup
The Violet Fizz
Venus Gin, Creme de Violette, lemon juice, splash of simple syrup & Louis Pommery Brut floater
Back Nine Coconut Rum, blue curacao, pineapple juice
Every day 3-6pm
3-6pm - Half Off Appetizers
3-6pm Happy Hour offer excludes the Slow-Smoked Pork Shanks and the Santa Cruz Sampler Platter
disclaimer:pricing and availability subject to change.
We are open daily 11am - 9pm for indoor dining, outdoor (covered & heated) dining and curbside pickup to-go. We offer a menu of all your fresh grill favorites and periodic specials, including a special kids menu, along with a selection of local California wines and a spirited list of specialty cocktails.