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John's Famous Stew

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CUISINES
American, Deli
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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Menu

APPETIZERS‎
5.95
Chicken Wings
10-12 wings, available medium or hot. Served with ranch, blue cheese or asian ginger dressing, and celery and carrot sticks.
4.25
Mozzarella Sticks
Six mozzarella cheese sticks deep fried and served with ranch dressing or cocktail sauce.
2.75
French Fries Basket
4.75
Potato Skins
Crispy potato shells with cheese and bacon, served with sour cream.
4.25
Onion Rings Basket
A big basket of beer battered onions deep fried to a golden brown.
4.25
Breaded Mushrooms
Plump Mushrooms deep fried and served with our own cocktail sauce.
2.95
Nacho Chips and Salsa Basket
Homemade nacho chips served with our zesty salsa.
6.75
John's Combo Basket
Cheese sticks, breaded mushrooms, onion rings and potato skins. Served with carrots and celery sticks, sour cream, cocktail sauce and ranch dressing
SALADS‎
Made Fresh Daily. Dressing Include: French, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, Thousand Island, Italian, Poppy Seed and Asian Ginger
Small 2.25
Large 3.75
Chicken +1.00
Tuna Salad +1.00
Tossed Salad
6.25
Chef Salad
Ham, turkey, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggs and bacon bits, topped with shredded cheese.
6.25
Grilled Chicken Salad
Plain, teriyaki or cajun grilled chicken topped with cheese, cucumbers, bacon bits and eggs.
6.25
Cobb Salad
Breaded chicken fingers, bacon bits, egg, cucumbers and cheese.
6.25
Taco Salad
Lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, onions, salsa and sour cream tossed with spicy taco meat and served with our homemade nacho chips.
6.95
Grilled Tenderloin Salad
Crispy salad tossed with cheese and bacon bits, then topped with a 1/2 pound grilled tenderloin.
HOMEMADE CHILI‎
Cup 2.25
Bowl 3.75
Homemade Chili
Served with chopped onions and shredded cheese
BURGERS‎
Our burgers are cooked fresh to order using only 100% black angus beef.
6.25
John's Famous Burger
Two beef patties with swiss cheese, tomatoes, onions, pickles, lettuce and mayo on rye bread.
4.50
Hamburger
Lean ground beef patty served on a grilled bun.
5.25
Cheese Burger
Lean‎ ground beef patty with cheese served on a grilled bun.
5.25
Patty Melt
Beef patty with grilled onions and swiss cheese on marbled rye with thousand Island dressing served on the side.
5.75
Bacon Cheeseburger
Served with two slices of cheese and two strips of bacon.
6.25
John's Stew Burger
A full 1/3 pound burger topped with your choice of john's famous stew.
6.00
Lo Cal Platter
Your choice of a black angus burger, grilled chicken salad or tuna salad served with cottage cheese and sliced tomatoes.
CLUBS‎
6.25
Beef or Turkey Manhattan
Tender sliced roast beef or turkey breast served over stew bread with mashed potatoes, gravy and your choice of Cole slaw or salad.
5.95
Traditional Club Sandwich
Ham, turkey and bacon with lettuce, tomatoes, mayo and swiss and american cheese.
5.75
Turkey Club
Thin slices of turkey breast with bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo and american cheese on toast.
5.75
Ham Club
Thinly sliced ham with bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo and swiss cheese on toast.
5.25
Bacon Club
Fresh cooked bacon stacked with american cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo on toast.
5.95
Grilled Chicken Club with Bacon
Grilled chicken breast with bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo, swiss and american cheese on a bun.
6.25
County Fried Steak
Served with mashed potatoes, gravy and choice of cole slaw or a small tossed salad.
STEAKS‎
New York Strip Steak
A grilled new york strip steak served with french fries, texas toast and a small tossed salad.
Country Fried Steak
Served with mashed potatoes, gravy and your choice of cole slaw or a small tossed salad.
JOHN'S FAMOUS STEWS‎
All of our stew is made fresh daily from the finest ingredients.
Hot Peppers
6.99
Mild Stew
Served with potatoes, carrots and tender stew meat in a savory sauce.
6.99
Medium Stew
Mild stew with a little hot added.
6.99
Hot Stew
The traditional favorite. Very highly spiced.
7.25
Goulash Stew
Your choice of stew with butter beans and mixed vegetables.
7.25
Hot Minced Pit
Hot‎ stew with butter beans and hot peppers.
7.25
Stuffed Pepper Stew
A green pepper stuffed with ground beef and rice with your choice of mild, medium or hot stew sauce.
SANDWICHES‎
Includes your choice of lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles and mayo.
Make Any Sandwich A Platter Add any two sides: french fries, mashed potatoes, cloe slaw, cottage cheese, a small tossed salad or our vegetable of the day
6.25
Giant Breaded Tenderloin
Fresh‎ cut and hand breaded.
6.25
Grilled Tenderloin
A 1/2 pound thick and juicy tenderloin grilled to perfection.
6.95
Tenderloin Supreme
Breaded or grilled tenderloin topped with mild, medium or hot stew sauce.
5.95
Grilled Chicken
Tender‎ breast of chicken grilled the way you like it plain, cajun or teriyaki, served with lettuce, tomato and mayo.
5.95
Hand-Breaded Chicken Breast
8 oz served deluxe on a toasted bun.
5.95
Corned Beef
Thinly sliced and piled high on marbled Rye.
6.25
Reuben
Lean corned beef smothered with real swiss cheese and sauerkraut on marbled rye. Served with 1000 Island dressing on the side.
4.25
BLT
Traditional bacon, lettuce, tomato with mayo on toasted stew bread.
DESSERTS‎
2.50
Warm and Homemade
Peach cobbler
2.50
Blackberry Cobbler
2.50
Ice Cream +0.99
Apple Cobbler
Add ice cream to cobbler
BEVERAGES‎
1.29
Coffee
Free Refill
1.75
Juice
Grapefruit‎ or Orange
1.75
Milk or Buttermilk
1.69
Iced Tea
Free Refill
1.69
Coke, Diet Coke or Sprite
Free‎ Refill
1.50
Bottled Water
A small charge will be added to carryout orders to help cover the cost of containers.
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

Have been eating John's stew for over 55 years. It is not the original owner but it is really close to the original recipe. John's is always busy from 12-1 pm it is small and during lunch may be hard to get a table. Known...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank William D
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

As always, the stew was excellent. Staff congenial. Really had more food than I should have eaten (but I ate it all anyway).

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank CharlesChristensen
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Yes the food is great but....... If you can handle being treated like your an inconvenience have at it! Made my last trip here today unless there are some major changes in personnel. I had tried to call in an order on my way but...More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

When I was a kid there was a commercial- "I can't believe I ate the whole thing" Me - today - lunch. Then, with my bib still on, I had warm peach cobbler ala mode. Oh my goodness Goodness Goodness. About all I can say...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank MattP377
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I love to take out-of-guests here. Between the dive look, the huge bowls of magnificent, meaty stew, and the low prices, everybody loves this gem. Leave room for the cobbler. And remember, this is a bar, so leave the kids at home.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed September 20, 2016

What a treasure I have found! This beef stew reminded me of Mom and home. Yum. And more than a person should eat at lunch---but it was so good I couldn't stop eating it. Served with two slices of bread and butter. It's a non...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank happymallqueen
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Basically a slightly funky bar, (This is meant in a good way, by the way). But on the menu is stew-- rich, flavorful, filling - a real delight. It comes in three levels of spicy. Medium is jus that, spicy is spicy but not crazy...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Madrally
Reviewed July 2, 2016

If your looking for GREAT stew John's is the place to go. This bar has been there for years and the building shows it but the food is great, You wont be disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank tlb48156
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Doesn't look like much on the outside but much nicer inside and the food is great. Had some of the "hot" stew and it's pretty spicy. The pork tenderloin is as delicious as it is gigantic.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank wamzie
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We went to this place trying to find something different. We got it. The stew has 3-4 flavors of hotness and each was delicious. The wait staff could be a little nicer, but not being a regular she did a fine job. The tenderloin sandwich...More

Date of visit: June 2016
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Response from IndyTiger1050 | Reviewed this property |
Yes,, parking is free. I've never had an issue finding a spot. Only problem has been them running out of stew. I now call ahead. Start with mild and work up, tenderloins are good also.
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