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Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$9 - $24
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
Dinghy's famous onion blossom
Our most popular appetizer. Not available friday after 4 P.M
Bombas
Not for the faint of heart very hot our homemade version of the jalapeno popper. A spicy jalapeno stuffed w/ monterrey jack & cheddar cheese, tucked into a wonton then fried & sprinkled w/ cajun seasonings.
Chicken Wings
Enjoy them‏ regular, honey chipotle, BBQ or hot
Chicken Tenders
Crispy strips‏ served w/ dipping sauce.
House Spcial Cheese Sticks
Hand-cut cheese sticks wrapped in a wonton & deep fried. Served w/ ranch or marinara.
Popcorn Chicken
Half pound
Nacho
Tortillas chips meat, cheese, melted & topped w/ red onion, tomatoes, black olives jalapenos & refried beans, served w/ sour cream & our own fresh made salsa.
Pulled Pork Nacho
Dinghy's famous house smoked pulled pork served w/ sliced jalapeno, green onion, red chili & sour cream.
Quesadilla
Flour tortillas filled w/ cheese, green peppers, red onion & black olives, served w/ sour cream & our own fresh made salsa. Beef or chicken or veggie
SOUP
Served w/ crackers or cornbread
Twice Baked Potato Soup
A local‏ favorite. Cup or bowl
Crackers
Cornbread
Chef's Soup of the Day
Cup or bowl
Crackers
Cornbread
SANDWICHES‏
Pulled Pork BBQ
House smoked lean & tender pork, pulled by hand, sauced then piled high on a toasted kaiser roll. It is our most popular sandwich served w/ a slice of white onion.
The Big BLT
This sandwich puts the “b” in BLT stacked w/ bacon & served on toasted bread that has a hint of roasted red pepper & garlic. Delicious
French Dip
House smoked brisket that is shaved, grilled & topped w/ sautéed mushrooms & onions w/ melted provolone cheese. Served on a french roll w/ au jus.
Two Cheese Grill
Swiss & cheddar cheeses melted w/ sautéed tomato & red onion. Grilled on bread that has a hint of roasted red pepper & garlic. This is an adult grilled cheese sandwich.
Bacon
Sandwich of Your Dreams
Turkey breast, onions & mushrooms sautéed & topped w/ provolone. Garnished w/ shredded lettuce, tomato & banana peppers then dressed w/ mayo & served on a toasted roll.
Cherry, Chicken & Almond
Salad Wrap
Diced checken, celery, onion, slivered almonds & locally grown & processed graceland fruit dried cherries brought together w/ mayo & fresh basil. Checken salad also available on a bed of romaine.
Grilled Checken Sandwich
Grilled chicken‏ breast, garnished w/ lettuce & tomato, dressed w/ honey mustard or mayo.
Bacon
Fish Mini
2 atlantic cod sliders w/ tartar, shredded lettuce & sliced pickle.
Build Your Own Burger
One third pound black angus ground beef grilled to your liking. All burgers are served w/ sliced onion, pickles & a pickle spear. For hearty appetites 10 oz big burger. Garden burger.
SIDES
Regular or Seasoned French Fries
New Bomba Fries Dusted w/ Cajun Seasoning
Sweet Potato Fries
Side Salad
Coleslaw & Cottage Cheese
Cornbread
Tortilla Chips & Homemade Salsa
Baked Potato
Sweet Potato
Potatos available after 4:30 pm
SALADS‏
Fresh homemade dressings include our odd-colored blue cheese, ranch, french, poppy seed & caesar. We also offer italian, & honey mustard. Dinner salads include warm corn bread.
Tossed Ceasar Salad
Also availalb in a wrap crisp romaine lettuce, homemade croutons, fresh parmesan, then tossed w/ our homemade caesar dressing small or large portion
Chicken
Steak
Grilled Chicken Salad
Char-grilled chicken breast atop a bed of romaine lettuce w/ mandarin oranges, fresh mushrooms & crispy chow mien noodles.
Taco Salad
Tortilla chips surround this salad w/ refried beans, cheddar jack cheese, tomato, red onion, black olives & jalapeno slices; served w/ sour cream & our own fresh made salsa ground beef or seasoned chicken.
Cobb Salad
Dinner salad covered w/ turkey, ham, tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, blue cheese & bacon, served w/ your choice of dressing.
Cherry Chicken & Almond Salad
Diced chicken, celery, onion, slivered almonds & crasins are brought together w/ mayo & fresh basil. Served on a bed of romaine lettuce.
Garden Salad
Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, fresh mushrooms & shredded cheese; a meal sized veggie salad.
ENTREES
Served w/ a choice of potato: fries, seasoned fries, baked potato sweet potato.50 extra, served after 4:30pm
BBQ Chicken
Half chicken, house smoked, w/ sugar maple, finished on the char-grill w/ our BBQ sauce, choice of potato & cole slaw.
Turkey Leg
House smoked w/ sugar maple, finished on the char-grill w/ our BBQ sauce, choice of potato & cole slaw. Also available ala cart
Coconut Shrimp
Eight large shrimp dipped in beer batter, rolled in coconut then deep-fried, served w/ a marmalade dipping sauce; choice of potato & cole slaw.
Deep Fried Shrimp
Eight lightly battered shrimp tempura style; deep fried & served w/ choice of potato & cole slaw.
Surf & Turf It
Add Sautéed Mushrooms & Onions
Our steak dinners include a side salad & choice of potato
Pan Fried Fish Dinner
Lightly breaded whitefish fillet. Served w/ potato & cole slaw.
Hand Cut Ribeye
12 oz. Cut of choice ribeye served w/ side salad & potato.
Petete Sirloin
8 oz. Choice center cut top sirloin served w/ side salad & potato.
SWABS‏
For children under 11 meal includes small soft drink from the soda fountain (free refills), french fries, applesauce & choice of one of the following entrees sorry, no substitutes
Chicken Tenders
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Pb & J
Grape or strawberry jelly
Hot Dog
2 Ribs
BEVERAGES
Lemonade & Ice Tea
Henry Weinhard Root Beer & Orange
Milk, Coffee, Hot Tea, Hot Chocolate
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All reviews ribs french dip blt smoked chicken turkey leg fries cod soup perch bread chilli blooming onion in house service was great worth the wait friday night the main street
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frankfort wouldn't be the same without Dinghy's. The restaurant is so welcoming, and you can't help but smile when you dine here.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Consistently great food with great service. Cozy, warm atmosphere. The bloody Mary was top notch, along with the homemade jalapeño poppers and in house smoked chicken wings

Date of visit: February 2020
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2020

Thank you very much for your positive feedback. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food and service. We very much appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you again. Thanks!!

Reviewed February 10, 2020

Stopped in here with a large group (10) and they had us seated in 5 minutes. We lucked out and found this place on a trip up north. Waitress was great and quick to get drinks to us. Took our orders and everything came out...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2020

Thanks so much for your review. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed our food and service. Your mention of our passionate staff is such a complement and I;ll be sure to pass along your appreciation. We hope you will join us again soon. thanks.....

Reviewed February 7, 2020

Booked a room in Frankfort for a ski weekend at Crystal Mountain. We were very hungry pulling into town and Dinghy's had great ratings. We were not disappointed! The menu had something for everybody. My husband had a perch dinner and I had a sandwich....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2020

Thanks for taking the time to submit your review!

Reviewed November 6, 2019

First time we ever ate at Dinghy`s, a friend recommended we go there. I ordered their famous ribs. When our food came, my french fries were good and hot. When I cut the full rack in half, it was cold to the touch in the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2019

I'm sorry for the delay in responding to your review. I've been away from the restaurant for a couple months. I appreciate your comments and want to assure you that we work diligently on this issue of reheating food before it is served. It's a...More

Reviewed October 28, 2019

Was disappointed in the Fish Friday night special, Perch and Cod mix. Not good flavor or texture for the Perch. The Hamburger was just so-so for taste, for other guest. Massive quantity of sweet potato fries, somewhat greasy and overcooked. First time visitor so may...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2019

Sorry for the delay in responding. I have been away from the restaurant for several weeks. Thanks for your review - we appreciate all comments from our customers. I'm sorry our fish fry was not up to your expectations. I'm surprised because our fish fry...More

Reviewed October 12, 2019

Convenient location right downtown, with historical decor augmented by fun Halloween-themed decorations the evening we visited. This is a restaurant with a bar; the menu is much more than just bar food. It looks like a comfortable home-town favorite that made tourists like us feel...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2019

Thanks for spending the time to submit your review! We look forward to serving you again....

Reviewed September 22, 2019

Four friends on a road trip looking for a cold beer and a hot sandwich. Chose this place on TA recommendations and was not disappointed - great service, good beer and good food. All four of us had something different to eat and all was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

Thanks for stopping in to give us a try! And thanks for taking the time to submit your review. We appreciate your comments.

Reviewed September 20, 2019

Stopped by here twice for lunch. Both times, the food and service were great! From the burgers to the ribs, no complaints.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Trip11929327088, Owner at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2019

Thank you! I'm glad to hear we could deliver the quality food and service we are proud of.

Reviewed September 15, 2019

Once inside the great lakes nautical decor is not just a theme but connects to the area history. And once your food is served it is an unexpected treat. The ribs are fabulous and almost everything else (I've not tried it all....yet) is special.

Date of visit: August 2019
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