zesty blend of NorthStar Farm 100% grassfed bison sirloin, garbanzo & black beans, celery, carrots, and onions garnished with sharp cheddar and tostada crisps
Soup du Jour
as described by your server
crisp romaine, heirloom tomatoes, red onion, fresh parmesan & house-made croutons with house-made dressing (anchovies optional)
roasted pheasant breast 15
Bacon & Bleu
crisp romaine, red onions, tomatoes, crispy bacon, crumbled bleu cheese, dried cranberries, and croutons with house-made bleu cheese dressing
charbroiled romaine drizzled with a balsamic reduction and finished with feta
pan seared bluegill fillets, soba noodles tossed in a toasted sesame oil, and wakame with a house-made tartar sauce
zesty baked crab perfectly seasoned with fresh lemon juice, olive oil, secret herbs, and diced jalapeño, topped with fresh parmesan cheese and orange dill aïoli
Wisconsin Cheese Fondue
specialty blend of Wisconsin cheeses with fresh herbs & toasted rosemary olive oil bread
Crab & Artichoke Dip
blend of crab, artichoke, mayonnaise, and parmesan baked until golden brown and served with toast points
Wisconsin Artisan Cheese Board
variety of Benoit Cheese Haus artisan Wisconsin cheeses with assorted crackers and fresh fruit
Pesto & Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta
toasted baguettes with housemade pesto & heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and olive oil topped with shredded parmesan and a balsamic glaze
Certified Black Angus Boneless Ribeye
grilled with with a brandy demi-glace and sautéed mushrooms with chef's choice of potato and fresh vegetable du jour
Coffee Rubbed Filet Mignon
grilled 7 oz European cut beef tenderloin rolled in a blend of coffee and Cajun spices finished with creamy gorgonzola with chef's choice of potato and fresh vegetable du jour
Steak & Three Mushroom Herb Risotto
grilled 7 oz filet of beef over a porcini, crimini, and shiitake mushroom herb risotto finished with pine nuts & fresh parmesan
1/2 lb Kobe beef, Swiss cheese, tomato, lettuce & onion on toasted pub bun with chef's choice of potato and fresh vegetable du jour
grilled bacon 20
Grilled Lamb Chops
French cut New Zealand lamb chops grilled and finished with a house-made balsamic glaze served with chef's choice of potato and fresh vegetable du jour
Fennel Crusted Pork Loin
loin of pork marinated in garlic, Dijon, thyme, rosemary, and fennel seeds with an apple fennel salad & apple cider gastrique with chef's choice of potato and fresh vegetable du jour
half a duck deboned and rubbed in 18 spices and brown sugar, quick seared to crisp, then slow roasted until tender, finished with a cranberry orange chutney, served on a bed of rice pilaf with fresh vegetable du jour
New Orleans inspired skin on chicken breast rolled in a flavorful yet mild blend of eight Cajun spices, grilled, and served on a bed of sautéed diced potatoes and scallions, finished with a Béarnaise sauce
Pan Seared Pheasant
airline pheasant breast sautéed with fresh herbs finished in sauce chasseur with risotto and fresh vegetable du jour
Blackened Tuna Salad
blackened yellow fin tuna, lightly seared, served on a bed of crisp romaine, and finished with a soy ginger lime sauce
roasted pheasant breast 31
Canadian walleye with a transcontinental flair; Northwoods' favorite fish meets the Mediterranean -- with feta, tomato, fresh basil, and banana peppers on a bed of orzo
Parmesan Panko Encrusted Halibut
filet of halibut rolled in parmesan and panko finished with an heirloom tomato basil relish with creamy scallion & tomato fettuccine and fresh vegetable du jour
risotto in a creamy lobster base with jumbo shrimp, scallops, red peppers, and scallions finished with fresh parmesan
Butternut Squash Risotto
creamy butternut squash risotto with sautéed diced squash and apples, garnished with pine nuts
Herb Roasted Mushrooms
Vegetable du Jour
Potato du Jour
by the glass or bottle
Riondo Prosecco Spago Nero
One of the most popular & authentic Italian Proseccos. Fresh scents of apples, pears & acacia blossoms, delicate & fruity on the palate with a light velvety body, soft creamy effervescence & crisp clean finish.
Canella Bellini Wine Cocktail
Prosecco with estate grown white peaches. No artificial flavoring or chemical tampering.
Capriccio Bubbly Sangria
Premium carbonated wine with 100% natural fruit juices. #1 selling sangria in the Caribbean.
Grand Cru White Zinfandel
Floral aromas and flavors of peach, strawberry, and raspberry with a touch of sweetness.
Rudi Wiest Hooked 2017 Mosel Riesling
Vibrant notes of apple, pear, and lemon laced with aromatic honeysuckle and orange blossom.
Tiki Sound 2017 New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
Classic Marlborough aromatics with refreshing citrus notes of zesty lime and ripe grapefruit on the palate, lively acidity, and a hint of lychee and minerality on the finish to create great balance and complexity.
Anterra 2018 Pinot Grigio
Delicate and fruity with elegant floral notes. Dry, elegant and well-balanced.
Cycles Gladiator 2017 California Chardonnay
A very rich wine with aromas of peach, apricot, bosc pear, apple, with a hint of toasted oak and flattering flavors of pineapples, golden mangoes, vanilla cream, buttered toast, and honeysuckle flowers.
Grand Cru Pinot Noir
Aromas of raspberry, cherry, hint of vanilla. Cherry & plum flavors with a soft velvety finish.
Hayes Ranch 2016 Merlot
Flavors of black cherry, blackberry & plum with a smooth mouthfeel and long, fruity finish.
Elsa Bianchi 2018 Malbec
The ripe plum and violet aromas of this Mendoza wine extend through to the palate, with dark fruits that mimic the aroma. The soft, supple palate and smooth tannins lead to a round and harmonious finish.
Cline 2018 Farmhouse Red Blend
This juicy red is full-bodied with flavors of plums, dark berries and chocolate. Good structure and smooth tannins with nicely balanced acidity, plum, chocolate, and berry notes and a smooth, rich finish.
Black Opal Shiraz
Ripe berry fruits along with fig and raisin add to the complex cedar aromas. the palate is soft plum with a dark fruit richness. the tannins are fine and supple making a round, mouth filling wine.
Cycles Gladiator 2018 California Cabernet Sauvignon
Aromas of dark riparian fruit like blackberry are infused with the faintest hint of minerality and cedar. Gobs of raspberry, plum & black cherry flavors are fully supported with a generous thread of acidity.
Featured White Wine
by the bottle
Umberto Fiore 2018 Moscato d'Asti
An aromatic semi-sparkling wine with half the carbonation of a typical sparkling wine. Extremely aromatic with a famously complex perfume, Moscato d'Asti has a mild level of sweetness, counterbalanced by vibrant acidity.
Leitz 2018 Dragonstone Riesling QbA
Glacial freshness and amazing balance with a lovely texture and good depth of flavour. Notes of apple, lime and even some apple skin. Creamy, woody hints fill out the wine on the mid-palate. Decanter 93 pts.
Honig Napa Valley 2019 Sauvignon Blanc
Bright and fresh. Flavors and aromas reminiscent of peaches, lemon curd, white grapefruit, and passion fruit with perfectly balanced notes of citrus, stone fruit. Mid-palate fullness complemented by a crisp, lengthy finish.
Foris 2017 Rogue Valley Pinot Gris
Refreshing minerality and overall sense of immaculate fruit preservation are foremost. The supporting minerality emphasizes focused flavors of cucumber and jicama through a refreshing finish. Wine Enthusiast 88 pts.
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay
Tropical flavors of pineapple, mango and papaya, delicately intertwined with aromas of vanilla and honey, with citrus notes that explode in your mouth. A hint of toasted oak and butter rounds out the long, lingering finish.
Morgan Metallico 2017 Un-Oaked Chardonnay
Aromas of wet stone, grass, lemon blossom and honeysuckle lead into a chalky palate of lime balm, lanolin and a hint of sour cream. The unoaked character pushes it toward a Sauvignon Blanc style. Wine Enthusiast 91 pts.
La Crema Russian River Chardonnay
Aromas of baked apple and pear with subtle hints of honeysuckle, butter cream and spice. juiciness in the mouth is enveloped by flavors of butter cookie, pear and slight toastiness leading to a rich finish.
La Vieille Ferme 2018 Rosé
The fragrant nose reveals hints of red fruit and cherries. Lively and long in the mouth, it is very aromatic with great acidity that brings freshness.
Featured Red Wine
by the bottle
Willamette Valley 2017 Whole Cluster Pinot Noir
As refreshing as liquid fruit salad in a glass, with lively aromas of ripe cherry, blackberry and cocoa with a hint of earthiness. Flavors mirror the aromas with the addition of raspberry purée & vanilla. Well-rounded soft finish.
La Crema 2017 Pinot Noir
Bright, inviting nose of cranberries, woodsmoke, cola, bergamot and crushed black cherries with accents of earth, sweet spice, citrus peel & flowers. Light to medium-bodied, silky, bursting w/ ripe fruit. Robert Parker 91 pts.
CVNE Rioja Reserva 2013
Fresh and focused, this red offers black cherry, plum, licorice and smoky flavors,
well-balanced by light, firm tannins and crisp acidity. Graceful. Wine Spectator 89 pts.
Cline 2014 Sonoma Coast Merlot
Complex and true to taste for a cool grown Merlot. With layers of flavor including chocolate,
cherry, and green olive, together with silky tannins, this is a complex and flavorful wine.
Perrin 2016 Nature Côtes Du Rhône
Notes of crushed strawberries, raspberry jam, balanced by a beautiful freshness of spices. On the palate, this wine is beautifully balanced in richness and freshness, with fine and elegant tannins. Long and aromatic finish.
Shannon Ridge 2017 High Elevation Petite Sirah
This rustic varietal from a family-owned certified sustainably farmed vineyard shows off dark fruits of blackberry, blueberry, and hints of cranberry, black pepper, cedar, warm spices, and toasty vanilla notes.
Carpineto Dogajolo 2016 Tuscan Red
80% Sangiovese and 20% Cabernet, with subdued aromas of dark-berry, violet and a hint of kitchen spice. The light-bodied palate shows black cherry, plum & hint of toast with soft fleeting tannins. Wine Enthusiast 86 pts.
Vaglio Temple 2017 Malbec
100% hand harvested wine showing notes of dark black fruit, rose petals, and hints of baking spices & coriander. Fresh baked bread and lemon custard coat the palate with a cocoa powder that leads to a smooth, long finish.
Franklin Tate 2015 Shiraz
Plenty of complexity with a nose that leads with ripe blueberries, florals, mocha, wet earth, dates & sumac. Plush and juicy on the palate, with silky tannins, a medium body, and a long tangy finish. Wine Enthusiast 90 pts.
7 Deadly Zins 2016 Zinfandel
This wine is in the super fruity, jammy mode, bursting with blackberry, boysenberry and strawberry flavors. Accents of sweet oak and a fat, soft texture give it a sense of indulgence. Wine Enthusiast 87 pts.
Ridge 2017 Three Valleys Sonoma County Zinfandel
Lively and well-built, with expressive cherry, roasted dill and white pepper flavors that glide toward refined tannins. 73% Zinfandel blend with 15% Petite Sirah, 10% Carignane, 2% Grenache. Wine Spectator 91 pts.
Carpineto 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva
Canaiolo enhances the Sangiovese in this black currant– and cherry-flavored red. Cedar, thyme, iron and sanguine notes round out the palate as this cruises to a lingering aftertaste. Wine Spectator 94 pts.
Michael David Freak Show 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Opens with a bright bouquet of raspberry, toasted vanilla and a hint of violet and barbecue smoke. Full-bodied, layered tannins give way to rich flavors of ripe black cherry, chocolate mousse, and toasted chestnut.
Rutherford Ranch 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
85% Cabernet blend from a certified organic winery offering aromas & flavors of ripe currant, fresh Bing cherry & dark plum, with a hint of sage. Full-bodied with soft tannins, a velvety mouthfeel and a long, lingering finish.
Smith-Madrone 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Filled with warm rich, ripe fruit and a silky texture, with a broad, open, inviting character. Intense aromas brim with a mix of red plums, violets, cedar, and herbs. 84% Cab Sauvignon, 16% Cab Franc. Decanter 92 pts.
Darioush 2014 Napa Valley Signature Cabernet Sauvignon
Brimming with dark fruits and wrapped in an earthy ribbon of bittersweet cocoa, espresso & hints of vanilla. The palate is textured and lively, revealing herbal notes of anise, dried sage and tobacco. Wine Spectator 88 pts.
Featured Sparkling Wine
by the bottle
Los Monteros NV Brut Sparkling Cava (Spain)
Aromas of yeast, flowers and green melon carry the nose. The palate brings pear, apple and melon flavors in front of a steady finish. Wine Enthusiast 86 pts.
Adami NV Bosco di Gica Brut Prosecco (Italy)
Delicate & feminine with drying mineral tones followed by plush fruit & floral tones. creamy foam and good acidity move it smoothly forward over the palate. Wine Enthusiast 88 pts.
TripAdvisor’s #1 Rated Full-Service Area Restaurant, the Rookery offers casual gourmet dining at its finest. The ever-changing menu features fresh fish & seafood; beef, lamb, pork & pheasant; specialty salads; house-made soups; and other creative dishes incorporating fresh seasonal ingredients from local producers. Including some of the best vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options you’ll find anywhere. The full bar offers a great selection of regional microbrews, premium liquor, and more than three dozen fine wines.