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J.W.'s Food & Spirits

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Cheddar-breaded Cauliflower
one half pound served with ranch dressing
Crab Rangoons
crispy wontons stuffed with a blend of cream cheese, crab meat, onion, spices, deep fried & served with a honey-soy sauce
Chips & Salsa
house made fresh salsa & tortilla chips we fry ourselves, served warm
Cheddar Ale Pretzels
soft pretzel bread sticks served with our creamy beer cheese dip
Balsamic Brussels Sprouts
Sauteed sprouts, finished with crumbled bacon & balsamic reduction.
Seared Sesame Tuna
Ahi tuna coated in sesame seeds/seared rare/pickled ginger/soy sauce/wasabi
Nachos Supreme
Tortilla chips/seasoned beef/tomato/onion/black olives/cheddar-jack cheese
Chicken Quesadillas
Chicken/melted cheddar-jack/roaasted corn & black bean medley/grilled flour tortilla
Dressings: ranch, mexi-ranch, honey mustard,bleu cheese and caesar. Gluten-free dressings: raspberry vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette, french, italian, citrus miso and thousand island
Chopped Salad
Mixed greens, red onion, bacon, cucumber, tomato & gorgonzola cheese, chopped & served with balsamic vinaigrette
Santa Fe Salad
fresh greens topped with a flame roasted medley of corn, black beans, onions & red peppers. Finished with cheddar-jack cheese, diced tomatoes & tortilla strips. served with our own mexi-ranch dressing
Deluxe Caesar Salad
crispy fresh romaine lettuce, shredded parmesan cheese, croutons, tomato, cucumber & our own caesar dressing.
Asian Salad
red & green cabbage/carrots/mandarin oranges/red onion/mixed greens/crispy wonton strips/citrus miso dressing
Add a protein to any salad:
Chicken: $3 Salmon: $8 Steak: $5 Ahi Tuna: $6
Cup $4.75
Bowl $6.25
French Onion
Cup $4.75
Bowl $6.25
Soup Of The Day
Cup $4.75
Bowl $6.25
Award Winning White Chicken Chili
all sandwiches & burgers are served with kettle chips. Substitute slaw for no extra charge, fries for $2 or onion rings for $3. Sub a gluten-free bun for $1.50
Perch Sandwich
lightly dusted fillets fried golden & served on a gourmet bakery roll with tartar sauce, lettuce, & tomato
ours is awesome! stacks of crispy bacon, sliced tomato, lettuce, & mayo on arnie's ciabatta bread
Juicy BBQ pulled pork, ham, smoked cheddar, Backwoods Sweet Jalapeno Mustard (Davison, MI) and pickles on grilled ciabatta bread.
California Reuben
russian rye bread, smoked turkey breast, swiss, homemade slaw, & 1000 island dressing. A house favorite!
French Dip
a bakery hoagie roll stacked with hot lean roast beef, provolone cheese, grilled onion, & horseradish cream. served with hot au jus for dipping
Chicken Bacon Wrap
Crispy chicken strips in a flour tortilla with romaine lettuce, diced tomato, swiss, bacon & mayo. Sub deli-sliced turkey for no charge.
Chicken Club
Chicken breast/bacon/swiss/lettuce/tomato/mayo/bakery bun
1/3 pound angus steak burger. all burger choices (except for chimi burger) come dressed with lettuce, mayo, tomato, pickle, onion & served with kettle chips. Sub fries for $2, onion rings for $3, gluten-free bun for $1.50. Make it a double for $3.
Bacon & Smoked Cheddar
Rajun Cajun
grilled with cajun spices. like it hotter? tell us, we'd be glad to oblige
Lettuce/tomato/mayo/pickles/red onion/kettle chips
Veggie Burger
Grilled patty of roasted cauliflower, quinoa, veggies and herbs.
Chimichurri Burger
Our own chimichurri sauce, feta,tomato and red onion
all steaks & entrees include choice of garden salad, caesar salad or cup of soup and one side.
Smothered Petite Sirloin
five ounce steak, grilled to order & topped with sautéed onions & mushrooms
New York Strip
A tender U.S.D.A. choice cut is grilled just the way you like it, & served with the above accompaniments
Surf & Turf
six ounces of fried perch & a char-grilled five ounce smothered sirloin
Blackened Salmon With Lemon Butter
eight ounce fillet, cajun blackened and finished with melting lemon/dill butter.
Fresh Hand Breaded Lake Perch
JW's is known for perch! 8-10 ounces fried to golden perfection
Steak Chimichurri
Petite sirloin/Argentine chimichurri
Smothered Chicken
Grilled chicken breast/bacon/grilled onions/mushrooms/melted provolone
Ten ounce hand cut/fresh garlic parsley butter
Chicken Strip Basket
breaded all white meat chicken strips with fries, coleslaw & your choice of dipping sauce
Fish & Chips
Eight ounces of firm, flaky cod, lightly breaded & fried. served with fries & homemade slaw
Perch Basket
6-8 oz of hand breaded fillets with coleslaw & fries
Honey Soy Chicken
Grilled marinated chicken/long grain & wild rice/honey soy slaw
Wet Burrito
Grilled chicken or seasoned beef/refried beans/tomatoes/lettuce/cheddar-jack cheese/house-made sauce
Mashed Redskins, French Fries, Wild Rice, Seasonal Veggie, Baked Potato after 5, Cole Slaw
Side Garden or Caesar Salad
Mocha Truffle Torte, Key Lime Pie, NY Style Cheesecake
J-Dub's is a cozy, casual eatery, with a full bar, wine list and craft beer.
$5 - $22
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Pub, American, Bar
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I always enjoy visiting J. W.'s Food & Spirits when meeting family or friends in Grand Haven Michigan.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to dine here in the 70’s when we slipped a boat nearby. Memory always makes things much better or much worse than reality, but we have fond memories of this restaurant. We decided to try it again when we were in the area....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Wagonmaster62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love visiting JWs s the food is excellent at a very reasonable price with great staff. As a local we try and go there at least once a month.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome. Always great service and consistently good food. Very diverse menu also. I would highly recommend this place

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bigd2k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have choices for atmosphere here: you can sit in a cozy booth with comfortable lighting where you can still see the menu, or a family size table with good stable chairs, or go to the bar and find 1 of only 5 tall bar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kimbaree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first impression of J.W.'s was that it felt comfortable and familiar. Even though it was my first time there, I felt at home. The restaurant itself isn't huge, but it doesn't feel too small. The atmosphere is great and everything is nicely decorated. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stalsma66
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The service is as good as the food is. You are always greeted with a smile by the hostess or Bartender. My favorite is the Fish and Chips by English Friend says this as close to English Fish and Chips he has had in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jimmitchell725
Reviewed December 4, 2018

We visit J.W.'s about once a month or so and we are never disappointed! The food, the service, the atmosphere, are all great! We look forward to each visit! Thank you J.W.'s for being consistent and reliable!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Love the atmosphere and location. My favorite is the white chicken chili soup which is perfect this time of year.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kaufmanlj
Reviewed October 17, 2018

My husband and I stopped here Saturday night around 6 pm. We have been here before but about 10 years ago. The hostess greeted us and asked if we had reservations. We did not, but she graciously found a table for us. The menu is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ponyone
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August 14, 2017|
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Response from Tanitra P | Reviewed this property |
I believe the happy hour was from 2-6 pm
January 23, 2015|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
The Hangar. Before that, it was Roberts' Hangar and before that, it was The Flying Jib. :)
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