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Monday - Friday, 6am - 10am
Saturday & Sunday, 7am-11am
Wake Up Double Tree Breakfast Buffet
Start your day with our signature bountiful buffet offering fresh seasonal fruit, refreshing juice, granola & low-fat yogurt, hot scrambled eggs, breakfast meats and potatoes, house specialty hot entrees, assorted muffins, pastries, sweet breads, hot steel-cut oatmeal and an assortment of cold cereals.
Full Breakfast Buffet
Our Eggs are cooked to order and served with Yukon Gold O'Brien potatoes and either toast, thick cut English muffins or your choice of breakfast muffin.
Freighters' Classic Breakfast
Two eggs cooked to your liking served with Yukon Gold O'Brien potatoes, choice of breakfast sausage or apple wood smoked bacon.
Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs
5oz Sirloin steak pounded and battered in our famous Founder's beer batter, pan-fried to perfection topped with peppery white gravy served with two eggs cooked to your liking.
Two eggs basted in Homemade pico de gallo, served over quick fried blue-corn tortillas topped with monterey jack cheese & jalapeno bacon.
Tender gulf shrimp and fresh lobster meat sauteed with oven dried cherry tomatoes, baby spinach and garlic butter folded French style in a two egg omelet, topped with lobster cream sauce and shredded smoked gouda cheese.
Omelets Cooked To Order
Omelet with 3 Ingredients - $8.95, $2 Additional Ingredient
Two egg omelet cooked with your choice of the following ingredients:
Apple Wood Bacon
Hickory Smoked Ham
Diced Roma Tomatoes
Sauteed Wild Mushrooms
Housemade Pico de Gallo
Sauteed Bell Peppers
Your Choice Of The Following Cheeses:
Shredded Aged Cheddar
Egg Beaters and Egg Whites available upon request.
Griddled Buttermilk Pancakes
Three fluffy buttermilk pancakes, warm Michigan maple syrup and whipped sweet cream butter topped with your choice of fresh berries, fruit compote, nuts or chocolate chips.
Freighters' Caramel Apple French Toast
Thick Texas toast dipped in classic cinnamon egg custard griddled to golden brown, topped with our housemade caramel apple topping and garnished with toasted Michigan walnuts and pecans. Served with a side of Yukon Gold O'Brien potatoes.
Sunrise Fruit Plate
Fresh sliced pineapple and cantaloupe, grapes, strawberries and fresh orange segments served with creamy cottage cheese drizzled with peach yogurt sauce on a bed of crisp romaine lettuce.
Twisted Smoked Salmon Plate
Our house smoked salmon spread served with a hot buttered bagel, garnished with capers and diced Bermuda green onions.
A La Carte Options
Seasonal Berry Selection
The finest selection of this season's berries.
Greek yogurt served with your choice of toppings:
Assorted flavors available.
Bakery Fresh Pastry
Glazed Sweet Breads
Yukon Gold O'Brien Potatoes
Farm Fresh Egg
Single Farm Fresh Egg cooked to order.
Cooked in Michigan milk, garnished on the side with brown sugar, Michigan maple syrup.
All Refreshments $2.95
Assorted Chilled Juices
Fresh Orange Juice
Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
Selection of Assorted Tea
Fresh Brewed Coffee
Fire Roasted Jalapeno-Cheese Dip
Fresh Jalapeno Peppers with our 5 Cheese Sauce served with Warm Tortilla Chips.
House Cured Smoked Salmon Spread
Citrus Cured & Cold Smoked Salmon Mixed with Michigan Cream Cheese, Chives, Red Onions & Fried Capers, served with Toasted Baguette.
Maple Mustard Fried Pickles
Beer Battered Fried Dill Pickles Tossed in Maple Syrup-Whole Grain Mustard Sauce.
BBQ Chicken & Gouda Quesadilla
BBQ Cajun Chicken, Grilled Pineapple, Caramelized Onions, Grilled Corn, Jack Cheese & Smoked Gouda served with Cilantro Sour Cream.
Waffle Fries, Chipotle Chicken, Melted Cheese, Jalapenos, Fresh Pico & Cilantro Sour Cream.
Flash Fried Calamari
Drakes Crusted Steak Cut Calamari, Spinach, Red Peppers & Ginger Beurre Blanc.
Crispy Tots Smothered in Bleu Cheese Sauce & Crumbled Bleu Cheese.
Nacho Cheese Dorito Bacon
Crispy Applewood Smoked Bacon coated in Crunchy Nacho Cheese Doritos, served with McClure’s Bloody Mary Ranch.
Add to Any Salad: Grilled Sirloin $5.59 - Shrimp $4.59 - Chicken $3.59
Crispy Chicken Salad
Dried Apricots, Traverse City Dried Cherries & Chopped Walnuts Tossed in a Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette, Topped with Crispy Chicken Tenders & Flatbread Croutons.
Housemade Soup of the Day
Please ask your server which of our Impeccable Soups you'll be enjoying today.
Cup $3.59 - Bowl $4.49
The Mid-West Salad
Mixed Greens, English Cucumber, RW Bakers Buttered French Bread Croutons, Diced Tomatoes & White Cheddar with Cilantro Ranch Dressing.
Twisted House Salad
Mixed Greens, Michigan Apples, Roquefort Bleu Cheese, Strawberries, Michigan Dried Cherries, Cinnamon Raisin Bread Croutons, Toasted Pecans & Cherry-Maple Vinaigrette.
Tropical Jerk Salmon Salad
Caribbean Jerk Marinated & Grilled Salmon with Michigan Greens, Tropical Fruit Salsa, Cilantro and Raspberry-Mango Vinaigrette.
Mesa Chopped Salad
Chopped Romaine, Blackened Chicken, Grilled Sweet Corn & Red Peppers, White Cheddar, Fried Garbanzo Beans, Tortilla Crisps & Chipotle Ranch Dressing.
Thai Chicken Salad
Deconstructed Romaine, Sliced Pea Pods, Carrots & Radishes with Rice Wine Vinaigrette, Sesame Marinated Chicken, Spiced Wontons & Fried Rice Noodles.
Mac & Cheeses
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Cavatappi Noodles, Maine Lobster, Asparagus, Baked Cheddar Bread Crumbs & Fried Parmesan.
Housemade Mac & Cheese
Cavatappi Noodles, Bold White 5 Cheese Blend & Fried Parmesan.
Wild Mushroom-Truffle Mac & Cheese
Cavatappi Noodles, Portobello, Crimini and Button Mushrooms cooked in Twisted Butter with Bold White 5 Cheese Blend & Truffle Oil with Baked Cheddar Bread Crumbs & Fried Parmesan.
Twisted Mac & Cheese
Cavatappi Noodles, Bold White 5 Cheese Blend, House Smoked Chicken, Sweet Peas, Asparagus, Cherry Tomatoes with Baked Cheddar Bread Crumbs & Fried Parmesan.
Craft Beer, Specialty Wine & Cocktails
Freighters Eatery & Taproom features several Michigan-Made craft beers, wine and specialty cocktails for your enjoyment.
* Featured Specials Apply to Dine-In Orders Only
$3 Drafts, $2 Well Drinks & $4 Appetizers
Late Night Happy Hour
10pm-Close, Friday & Saturday
$2 Drafts, $2 Well Drinks & $3 Appetizers
$2 Drafts All Day
$3.99 Freight Burgers All Day
1/2 Off Bottled Wine All Day
Bloody Mary Bar, 11am-4pm
Soda Pop Pork Lollipops
Pork Shanks Braised in Housemade Dr. Pepper BBQ Sauce with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Local Vegetables.
Grilled Atlantic Salmon Topped with Grilled Shrimp & Asparagus, Melted Jack Cheese & Saffron Cream Sauce with Traverse City Cherry Rice Pilaf.
Parmesan Encrusted Lake Superior Whitefish
Parmesan & Panko Crusted Whitefish with Michigan Cherry Rice Pilaf, Local Vegetables & Lemon-Pepper Butter.
Freighter's Surf 'n' Turf*
8oz Grilled Kobe Sizzler Steak topped with 3 Large Shrimp & Lobster-Saffron Cream served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Local Seasonal Vegetables.
Fish & Chips
Founders Pale Ale Battered Fish with Waffle Fries & Housemade Tartar Sauce.
Tower of Ribs
Slow Braised Ribs, Served Crispy Dry Spiced Memphis Style or Tossed in Our Twisted BBQ Sauce Topped with Fried Onions & served with Hillbilly Beans.
1lb $13.29 - 2lb $17.99
Fresh Pasta Bruschetta
Angel Hair Pasta Tossed with Twisted Garlic Butter, Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Shaved Parmesan & Buttered French Bread Croutons.
Southwest Grilled Chicken Carbonara
Tender Grilled Chicken, Sliced Asparagus, Chopped Applewood Bacon, Shredded Parmesan Cheese, Michigan Scallions on Linguini in a Chipotle Cream Sauce.
Detroit Zip Sirloin*
10 oz USDA Center Cut Choice Sirloin with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Side of Seasonal Vegetables & Detroit's Famous Zip Sauce.
Kobe Sizzler Steak*
8 oz Grilled Kobe Sizzler Steak with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Grilled Asparagus.
The Zip Chick
Lightly Breaded Chicken Breast cooked in a Detroit Zip Sauce with White Wine, Butter, Tomatoes, Artichoke Hearts, Capers, Mushroom and Snap Peas with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes.
Beer Battered Chicken Strips
Marinated Extra Large Chicken Strips with your Choice of Sauce: Twisted BBQ, Wasabi-Hot Honey with Salt & Pepper Fries.
Grilled, Stacked or Stuffed
Cajun Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Cajun Spiced Grilled Chicken on RW Bakers Ciabatta with Melted Bleu Cheese, Housemade Frank's Red Hot Buffalo Sauce, Crisp Michigan Onion Straws with Salt & Pepper Fries.
The Twisted Rooster
Founders Pale Ale Battered Chicken Tenders, Jalapeno Cheese, Pepper Jack & Homemade Pico on a fried Flatbread with Salt & Pepper Fries.
Founders Pale Ale Battered Fish, Fresh Pico, White Cheddar, Sweet Crispy Noodle Slaw & Cilantro Sour Cream with Crispy Tortilla Chips.
Hand Battered Fried Grouper with Chopped Romaine, Sliced Tomato & Housemade Tartar Sauce & Crispy Michigan Onions with Salt & Pepper Fries.
Shaved Roasted Sirloin cooked in a Peppery Au Jus on Ciabatta Bread Topped with Horseradish Sauce & Crispy Michigan Onions with Salt & Pepper Fries.
Slow Cooked BBQ Pulled Pork
Michigan Slow-Cooked Tender BBQ Pork, Sweet Crispy Noodle Slaw & Cheddar with Salt & Pepper Fries.
Sweet & Spicy Reuben
Beef Pastrami, Smoked Gouda, Spicy Red Cabbage, Sweet Crispy Noodle Slaw & French Dressing on Rye Bread with Salt & Pepper Fries.
Napa Valley Chicken Club
Grilled or Blackened Chicken Breast with Bacon, Brie, Caramelized Onions, Lettuce & Tomato with Fresh Seasonal Fruit & Honey-Peach Yogurt Sauce.
All burgers can be made vegetarian by substituting a Grilled Portobello Mushroom or Lacto-ovo Vegetarian by substituting a fried egg. Make it a double (add a patty) $3.59 - Add a Topping $1.00
Grilled Maple Siracha Salmon Burger
House-made Salmon Burger made with Fresh Chopped Salmon, mixed with our Citrus Smoked Salmon Spread with Michigan Maple-Sriracha Syrup Glaze, Sweet and Spicy Slaw and Sliced Tomato on a Grilled Jumbo English Muffin with Cinnamon-Chipotle Waffle Fries.
The "Freight" Burger
USDA Choice Ground Chuck, Tomatoes, Romaine Lettuce & Shredded Dill Pickle with Salt & Pepper Fries.
USDA Choice Chipotle Spiced Ground Chuck, Jalapeno Bacon, Pepper Jack, Fried Onions & Ancho Chili Aioli with Salt & Pepper Fries.
The Bacon, Egg & Cheese Burger*
USDA Ground Chuck, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Cheddar, Michigan Fried Eggs & Ancho Chili Mayo with Salt & Pepper Fries.
Cheeses: Cheddar, Swiss, Roquefort Bleu, White Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Smoke Gouda, Brie, Pepper Jack.
Others: Fried Onion, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Jalapeno Bacon, Crispy Noodle Slaw or Fried Egg.
Add to Any Meal
Small Twisted House Salad
Small Caesar Salad
Cup of Soup
Side of Mac & Cheese
Add to Any Steak:
Roquefort Bleu Cheese
Detroit Zip Sauce
Add to Any Pasta:
Grilled Sirloin $5.59
Ultimate Sugar Rush
Twisted Rooster's Amazing Dessert Platter Provides a Perfect Ending to Your Dining Experience! Chef's Signature & Special Selections Serves up to 8 People
Peanut Butter & Jelly Tiramisu
Raspberry & Strawberry Jellies, Creamy Peanut Butter Mousse with Crisp Lady Fingers, Whipped Cream & Strawberry Coulis
Candied Caramel Apple Bread Pudding
Cinnamon Apples & Apple Cider with Caramel & Cinnamon Whipped Cream
Graham Cracker Crust, Housemade Cheesecake, Chocolate & Toasted Marshmallow
Twisted Chocolate Cake Stuffed with Chocolate Mousse, Topped with Cinnamon Whipped Cream & Chopped Pecans
Grape, Orange, Rock & Rye or Root Beer
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