Fine food & Good Spirits - a downtown favorite since 1982!
We take our classic house-braised corned beef, pull it, pile it under Bavarian sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, Thousand Island dressing and sandwich it between marbled rye, accompanied by house made chips.
Southern BBQ Meatballs
Five meatballs topped with our famous bbq sauce and accompanied with a side of baked beans and topped with scallions.
Tandoori Chicken Tacos
3 crunchy corn tortillas, layered with cilantro-lime rice, shredded Tandoori spiced chicken, pico de gallo and cilantro-lime sour cream.
Hot & Spicy Chicken Sandwich
A crispy, spicy breaded chicken fillet topped with pepper-jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and house made garlic aioli. All served on a Brioche bun accompanied by house-made chips.
Bone in Wingz
Breaded bone-in wings fried to a golden brown then served plain or tossed in Z's famous bbq, buffalo, spicy bbq, teriyaki, house made ranch, buffalo-ranch, or bleu cheese dressing.
Four favorites: buffalo rolls, mozzarella sticks, onion rings and potato skins. Served with marinara, sour cream and choice of ranch or bleu cheese dressing.
Breaded chicken strips fried to a golden brown, served with french fries and a side of house-made ranch, z's famous bbq sauce or honey mustard.
Tortilla chips smothered in cheddar jack cheese and choice of pulled beef, chicken, or pork. Topped with lettuce, black olives, and pico de gallo. Served with a side of salsa and sour cream.
Buffalo Chicken Rolls
Seasoned chicken breast tossed with buffalo sauce and cheddar jack cheese. Rolled in a wonton wrapper and fried golden brown. Served with choice of house-made ranch or bleu cheese dressing.
Drunken Tater Tots
Deep-fried tater-tots smothered with house-made beer cheese, bacon, and finished with jalapeno.
Add Beef, Pork, Barbacoa Beef, or Chicken$4.00
Wisconsin Cheese Curds
Wisconsin white cheddar cheese curds, lightly breaded and fried to perfection. Served with house Marinara.
Crispy Fried Pickle Fries
Pickle strips lightly dusted in seasoned flour, fried to a crispy golden brown. Served with a side of southwest ranch dressing.
Z's Loaded Cheese Fries
Our famous fries topped with house made pepper-jack cheese sauce, pico de gallo, and house pickled jalapeños.
Crispy potato skins loaded with bacon bits, cheddar-jack cheese, and scallions. Served with sour cream.
Garlic Cheese Breadsticks
Fresh hand tossed pizza dough, covered with parmesan, provolone, muenster and mozzarella cheese, baked and finished with fresh Italian herb. Served with a side of Marinara.
Michigan Craft Beer Dip
House-made queso dip, made with Keweenaw Red Jacket amber ale. Served with tortilla chips on the side.
Salads, Soups & Chili
Our blend of fresh greens topped with a blackened chicken breast, cheddar jack cheese, grape tomatoes and black bean corn relish. Finished with crispy tortilla strips and a side of chipotle ranch dressing.
Our house pico de gallo tossed with cucumbers, Kalamata olives, fresh greens and a light vinaigrette then topped with feta cheese.
Our blend of fresh greens topped with a seasoned chicken breast, bacon, egg, avocado, grape tomatoes, blue cheese crumbles and a side of balsamic vinaigrette.
Fresh greens, cheddar-jack cheese, cherry tomatoes, red onion and crunchy croutons.
Soup & Salad
Chili & Salad
Soup Du Jour
Z's Signature Chili
Add Cheese & Onion
Burgers & Sandwiches
Burgers are 1/2 pound and served deluxe with lettuce, tomato, and onion on a brioche bun with your choice of fries or coleslaw. Sandwiches include your choice of house made chips, potato salad, or coleslaw. Substitute fries for $1. Substitute a side salad, cup of soup or chili, or onion rings for $2. Gluten free buns and pretzel buns are available for $1
The Impossible Burger
Quarter pound vegetarian burger patty served on a pretzel bun, topped with cheddar, Swiss, lettuce, onion, and tomato relish.
Z's Signature Pulled Pork
Slow-cooked pork shoulder marinated in Z's famous award winning BBQ sauce. Piled on a brioche bun and finished with a splash of BBQ sauce for good measure.
Angus patty dusted with cayenne pepper, topped with pepper jack cheese, jalapeños and chipotle mayo.
The Fabled One
Angus patty topped with cheddar cheese and our own olive salad.
The Bam Jam Burger
Angus patty topped with house-made bacon jam and swiss.
The Z's Burger
Angus patty topped with sharp cheddar cheese, strips of bacon and Z's famous award winning BBQ sauce.
The Best CheeZe Burger
Angus patty topped with aged Swiss and sharp cheddar cheese.
Black & Bleu Burger
Angus patty dusted with Cajun seasoning and topped with gorgonzola crumbles and strips of bacon.
Ranchero Chicken Wrap
Crispy or grilled chicken strips, cheddar jack cheese, bacon, fresh cut romaine lettuce, red onion, diced tomato and ranch dressing wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Fork tender Caribbean braised beef piled into a brioche hoagie roll topped with our house-made pepper-jack cheese sauce and pickled banana peppers.
Fork & Knife
Z's Award Winning Ribs
Start with the finest st. Louis style ribs from the Chicago Meat Authority inc. And slow-cook them to perfection. Choose from traditional or spicy bbq sauce. Served with french fries & coleslaw.
8oz ball tip steak seared to your favorite temperature and brushed with a savory demi-glace. Served with our seasonal vegetable and French fries.
Choose from a beef, pork, chicken or veggie burrito, add shredded lettuce, diced tomato, red onion, refried beans and cheddar-jack cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla. Covered in a custom sauce then smothered in melted cheddar-jack cheese and garnished with lettuce and pico de gallo. Served with tortilla chips, salsa and sour cream on the side.
Meat & Beans$12.00
Mac & Cheeze
Cavatappi pasta tossed in our house-made beer cheese sauce and finished with toasted bread crumbs.
14 Inch Pizza
14 " specialty pizza Pizza toppings: italian sausage, pepperoni, ground beef, jerk chicken, bacon, ham, red onion, green onion, caramelized onion, mushroom, black olive, green olive, grape tomato, jalapeño, roasted garlic, artichoke, green pepper, roasted red pepper, banana pepper, baby spinach, fresh basil, feta, gorgonzola, pineapple, extra cheese.
House pizza sauce, feta cheese, grape tomatoes, artichokes, red onion, baby spinach, roasted garlic and garlic oil on hand-tossed crust.
House pizza sauce, a premium fourcheese blend, pepperoni, ham, italian sausage, mushrooms, green pepper and red onion.
House pizza sauce, a premium four-cheese blend, pepperoni, ham, italian sausage, bacon and ground beef.
The classic pie house pizza sauce, fresh mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, and fresh basil
Build Your Own
Start with a 12" ultra-thin crust or 14" hand tossed crust, then add house pizza sauce and finish it with a premium four-cheese blend and choice of favorite toppings.
12" Add on Toppings
14" Add on Toppings
Build Your Own Toppings
Italian sausage, pepperoni, ground beef, pepper chicken, bacon, ham, red onion, green onion, caramelized onion, mushroom, black olive, green olive, grape tomato, jalapeño, artichoke, green pepper, roasted red pepper, banana pepper, baby spinach, fresh basil, roasted garlic, feta, gorgonzola, pineapple, extra cheese.
Extra dressings, marinara, BBQ sauces $1.00
Dijon Chicken Breast
Cilanto Lime Basmati Rice
Oatmeal Cream Pie
House baked oatmeal cookies stuffed with cream cheese frosting.
Z'seasonal Cheese Cake
See server for available flavors.
Ice Cream Sandwich
House baked chocolate chip cookies stuffed with ice cream.
*May be cooked to order. Consuming raw or under-cooked meats, poultry, shellfish or eggs, may increase your risk of food-borne illness. We feature gluten-free items, but we do not have a gluten-free kitchen.
Sandwiches & Burgers
All sandwiches include your choice of fries, chips, potato salad, or coleslaw.
Turkey Bacon Pretzel Club
Deli sliced smoked turkey topped with smoked bacon strips, lettuce, vine ripe tomatoes, red onion, Swiss cheese, and mayo served on a pretzel bun.
We start with the marraige of beef and lamb thinly sliced, seared and layered with crisp green leaf lettuce, feta cheese, and our house-made pico de gallo, stuffed in grilled Naan flatbread and drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette.
Dijon marinated chicken breast, grilled or fried, served deluxe on a brioche bun. Add cheese for $1.
A quarter pound burger, any style, served deluxe on a brioche bun.
Southwest Turkey Wrap
Deli sliced smoked turkey, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, vine ripe tomatoes, onion, and chipotle mayo in a flour tortilla wrap.
Slow roasted pulled pork topped with ham, Swiss cheese, hardwood smoked bacon strips, pickles, and our house mustard sauce, served between toasted Italian white bread.
BBQ Pulled Pork
Slow roasted pork topped with our house made coleslaw and Z's award winning BBQ sauce served on a brioche bun.
Aged cheddar cheese melted between toasted Italian white bread with hardwood smoked bacon strips and vine ripe tomatoes.
Soup & Salad
Your choice between a bowl of Z's Downtown chi
Soup & Salad
Your choice between a bowl of Z's Downtown chili or our house-made soup of the day, served with a blend of fresh greens and your choice of dressing.
Mandarin Chicken Salad
Grilled Dijon marinated chicken, mandarin oranges, cashews, dried cranberries, and cherry tomatoes all served atop our blend of fresh greens. Served with a side of raspberry vinaigrette.
Beef & lamb thinly sliced, seared, and served atop our blend of fresh greens, cucumbers, Kalamata olives, and feta cheese, along with our house-made pico de gallo. Served with a side of our house vinaigrette.
Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order. Consuming undercooked meats, poultry, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.
disclaimer:pricing and availability subject to change.
Z’s Bar & Restaurant is located in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. We are just across the street from the JW Marriott Hotel, and right in between the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and the Courtyard Marriott Hotel.