Lightly breaded dill pickle wedges. A unique house favorite. Served with house ranch dressing.
BBQ Tater Skins
We bake an Idaho potato skin and fry it lightly then top it with our very own slow-smoked pulled pork BBQ and shredded cheese. Served with sour cream and chives.
The Big Onion
Sliced batter-dipped-to-order onion rings. Start your meal out with a basket.
Beer Battered Mushrooms*
Fresh mushrooms dipped in our own beer batter, lightly fried to a golden brown and served with creamy horseradish sauce.
For Mark's Mom "The Big Rickard BBQ Baker"*
This is an over-sized baked potato smothered with slow smoked pulled pork BBQ, cheese, butter, sour cream and chives. Don't order if you think it's not a big deal.
We hand cut and lightly bread our catfish to order. It's a great start to an awesome meal. Served with tartar sauce and hush puppies.
Smoked Chicken Wings
Jumbo wings heavily seasoned with our own spicy rub then slow-smoked for several hours. The result: a nice smoke flavor with a bit of a kick!! You can have them naked, with buffalo sauce or with our hot BBQ sauce.
6 Wings For$6.79
12 Wings For$10.59
BBQ Pork Quesadilla
Mark's very own creation. A flour tortilla stuffed with slow-smoked pulled pork, onions, tomatoes and Cheddar-jack cheese then drizzled with our own Memphis style BBQ Sauce.
Shrimp coated with a crispy breading lightly fried for a delicious crunch served on a bed of fries with our special Thai chili sauce.
Fried Green Tomatoes*
Hand sliced, breaded and fried to crispy perfection. Served with ranch dressing.
Fresh greens tossed with tomatoes, onions, cheese and croutons.
Romaine lettuce tossed in caesar dressing, shredded Parmesan cheese, multi grain croutons.
BBQ Pork Salad
Smoked pulled pork piled high on top of a large tossed salad with tomatoes, onions and cheddar-jack cheese. Then drizzled with our own Memphis style BBQ sauce.
Grilled Chicken Salad
Grilled Chicken Breast seasoned with our own Rub sliced thin atop a large tossed salad with tomatoes, cheese, onions and croutons.
Black & Bleu Salad
Your choice of grilled sirloin strips or grilled blackened catfish filet served over fresh greens, tomatoes, onions, multi-grain croutons, bleu cheese crumbles. Served with our house-made Cajun bleu ranch aioli.
Chopped romaine, grilled corn, black beans, red onions, roasted red peppers and tortilla strips with our southwestern ranch.
Strawberry Mandarin Salad
A bed of Romaine lettuce topped with freshly sliced strawberries, mandarin oranges, feta cheese and candied walnuts. Served with our fat free raspberry vinaigrette.
Add Grilled Chicken
Blueberry Pineapple Salad
Chopped romaine, fresh blueberries, fresh pineapple and sharp cheddar cheese. A taste of Summer!
Soup of the Day
We feature one daily. Ask your server.
All Platters are served with your choice of two sides. Substitute a Baked Potato or House Salad for $2.
American farm-raised, hand-breaded fresh catfish prepared fried or blackened.
Baby Back Ribs*
We give you pride of the Ridge Memphis-style dry-rubbed and smoked to perfection baby backs.
Pulled Pork BBQ
Our award-winning, slow-smoked pork BBQ.
Smoked Chicken Thighs*
You've never had chicken like this! Our platter offers a large portion of our signature slow-smoked chicken thighs. This unique favorite is an experience worth tasting.
Grilled Chicken Breast
A boneless breast seasoned with our own rub then grilled to perfection.
Surf or Turf
All Surf or Turf items are served with your choice of two side items. Add Sauteed Teriyaki Mushrooms or Sauteed Onions $2 each.
An 8 oz. filet of fresh, never frozen, hand-cut and seasoned with our own house rub then grilled medium unless requested otherwise.
A large portion of shrimp coated with a crispy breading lightly fried for a delicious crunch.
Flat Iron Steak*
10 oz. USDA Choice Certified Angus Beef. This cut is flavorful, tender and juicy.
Grilled shrimp glazed with butter and lightly dusted with the Ridge's dry rub to give it a spicy twist.
8 oz Sirloin Steak
This seasoned 8oz USDA Choice Certified Angus cut of sirloin will please everyone. Grilled to your liking.
"Prime" Pork Ribeye*
An 8 oz. cut of finely marbled pork seasoned and grilled to perfection. Served with your choice two sides.
Slow-Smoked Beef Brisket
Sliced thin and served with creamy horseradish sauce. Served with your choice of 2 sides.
The Rickard Ridge Top Combo
The meal of a lifetime. Hope you have a big appetite! A platter of heavenly smoked BBQ guaranteed to delight your palate and fill your belly. 1/2 rack of Baby Back Ribs, slow-smoked Pulled Pork BBQ and the juiciest Chicken Thighs you have ever tasted. Served with slaw, baked beans, potato salad, sweet potato fries and dinner roll.
Substitute a Baked potato or a House Salad for $2.
Sweet Potato Fries
Corn on the Cob
Batter-Dipped Onion Rings
All sandwiches served with your choice of one side item. Substitute a Baked Potato for $2.
6 oz. of slow smoked Pulled Pork BBQ come on this satisfying sandwich.
The Ridge Top BBQ Sandwich*
9 oz. of slow smoked pulled pork BBQ. This a two hander.
Brisket Cheddar Melt
Slow-smoked beef brisket sliced and topped with melted cheddar cheese & grilled onions. Served on a soft whole wheat ciabatta bun.
Sirloin Steak Sandwich
We start with a choice cut of sirloin, slice it and grill it with onions, mushrooms, green and red peppers then top it with melted swiss. Served with horseradish mayo.
Grilled boneless chicken breast seasoned with our own house rub and dressed with lettuce, tomato and onion.
Rubbed Up Chicken Sandwich
A boneless chicken breast diced and grilled with onions and freshly sliced mushrooms seasoned with our own rub. Topped with melted mozzarella cheese, lettuce and tomato and served on a toasted baguette.
Colonel's Catfish Sandwich
A hardy portion of fresh catfish hand breaded and fried, served with tartar sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion. Also available grilled and blackened.
All burgers are 1/2 pound black Angus and Cooked to order. Served with your choice of one side item. Substitute a Baked Potato for $2.
The P.C. Burger
Topped with in-house homemade sharp Cheddar jalapeno pimento cheese.
The Cove Burger
8 oz. Black Angus burger cooked to perfection, seasoned lightly and served with lettuce, tomato and red onion.
Topped with pulled pork slaw and fried onion straws.
A savory, grilled all-natural turkey burger topped with a caramelized balsamic onion jam. This one makes eating healthy worth it.
Build Your Own
Start with a 1/2 pound black Angus patty topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles. Add any or all of the below!
As Per The Requests Of Our Loyal Customers, We Have Expanded Our Hours Of Operation!
It's worth the drive! With a gorgeous view of Cove Lake and the Cumberland Mountains. Make sure you bring a big appetite because our goal is to provide you with a truly unique dining experience whether you're a BBQ Connoisseur or just want some good eats! All of our meats are meticulously smoked by owner and BBQ Pitmaster Mark Rickard. Mark has been part of an award winning competitive BBQ team for several years, and is now bringing the same quality and attention to detail that goes into a cook-off right to your table.