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Inside the Sidetrack Bar & Grill

"Our Famous Burger"
Rated one of the nation's 20 BEST BURGERS by GQ Magazine

GQ, July 2005
The 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You Die

"Alan Richman traveled 23,750 miles and consumed more than 150,000 calories while taking the measure of 162 burgers across the country—with one goal: To find you the best damned assemblage of ground beef and buns this country serves up."

"Our Famous Burger", Sidetrack Bar and Grill, Ypsilanti, MI

"Here is one of my core culinary credos: The closer you come to a college campus, the worse burgers get. Sidetrack Bar and Grill—named for its location next to an old railroad siding—is an exception."

  · As seen on the Oprah Winfrey Show ·
The Best of the Best: Gayle King, Burger Queen

2007 Chili Cook-off Winner

Kitchen open till 2:00 A.M.

Sidetrack reservations or carry-out: 734-483-1035
Frenchie's Events Booking: 734-483-5230

We Now Deliver our Entrée Menu FREE To Your Office Staff or Meeting...from
1 to 100 orders...Delivered at time you desire
Book Frenchies, next door to Sidetrack, for private parties
From 20 - 150 people. No charge!
  Click here for more information   >> Frenchie's

= Vegetarian

   Beer Battered Pickles...Famous House Specialty...$3.95
   Queso Dip w/ tortilla chips...Cheesy dip w/ a kick...$4.95
   Fresh Homemade Salsa & Chips...$3.95
   Giant Fresh Mushrooms...Hand Battered & served w/ Ranch...$5.95
   Spicy Chicken Wings...$4.95
   Mozzarella Cheese Sticks...$5.50
   Homemade Beer Battered Onion Rings...$3.95
   With steamed pita & onion on the side. House Made
   Hand cut Sweet Potato Fries...With homemade horseradish sauce...$3.50
   Pita Pizza...$3.95
   (Marinara sauce, Swiss & Cheddar cheese, onions & mushrooms...Add Ham $1.00)
   Fresh Zucchini...Beer battered and served w/ ranch...$3.95
   Beer Battered Clams...w/ Tartar Sauce...$3.95

...Rated in the Top 20 burgers in the U.S.A. by GQ Magazine

   Our Famous Burger (As seen on the Oprah Show)...1/3 lb...$5.25
Hand Rolled and Fresh Ground Daily...Add 2.00 to make Jesse's Half Pounder

* Burger Deluxe with Hand cut Fries...$7.25
Served with lettuce and tomato...(w/ sweet potato fries...add 1.00)

  Tempeh Burger (Soy Burger)...$5.50
With lettuce & tomato on whole wheat bun..Deluxe w/ fries...$6.95
  Black Bean Burger
Hand rolled Black bean burger topped with salsa & cheddar cheese on whole wheat bun...Deluxe (w/ fries & lettuce & tomato)...$6.95

Mini Burger Bundles
Our Burger, but mini...get 4 mini sliders (2 oz. each) w/ American cheese, with or without grilled onion...$4.95...get 10 for $9.95
(Bundles of 4, 10, 20 or even 50, FREE Delivery Available...Get a case to go on your way home from work or order a case delivered to your office.)

Also, Hippie Sliders (For Jessica's Veg head friends)...Our Black Bean Burger, but mini w/ cheddar & a dollop of salsa...Same price as Mini Burger Bundles.

   Choice of cheese (we give two slices)...Free Grilled or Raw Onion
   Swiss, Cheddar, American, Pepper Jack, *Provolone...add 25 cents
   Real Blue Cheese...Gorgonzola...Feta...*Goat Cheese...add 95 cents
   Mushrooms...Grilled Pepper...Bacon...Pesto...add 75 cents
   Extra Cheese...add 25 cents
   *Portabella Mushroom...Marinated...add 1.95
   Lettuce & Tomato...*Salsa...add 25 cents
   Bacon...add 75 cents

  Portabella "Burger"
Grilled Marinated Portabella Mushroom with a slab of grilled red sweet onion swerved on a toasted whole wheat bun topped with lettuce, tomato and Provolone cheese w/ sweet potato fries or homemade English chips...$7.95


   Black Bean Tacos...
Ground Black Bean Burger w/ cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, tomatoes & black olives in two tortilla shells w/ either red beans & rice, sweet potato fries or reg. fries w/ fresh salsa & sour cream...$7.95

  Grilled Veggie Sandwich...
Grilled Zucchinis, Yellow Squash, Egg Plant, Provolone Cheese & Grilled Red Sweet Onions w/ Homemade Pesto served on Fresh Grilled Challah Bread with Homemade Sweet Potato Chips...$8.95 (excellent)

   Louisiana White Fish Sandwich...$6.95
Louisiana white fish breaded in spicy corn meal on a New Orleans Deli Roll w/ our twangy sauce & Pepper Jack Cheese served w/ Fresh Slaw

   Philly Steak Hoagie...$6.50
Roast beef with grilled onions, green pepper, and jack ceese on onion roll.

   You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can't Tuna Fish...$6.50
Solid white albacore tuna salad, tomato cheddar cheese, Russian dressing on grilled rye.

   Classic Club Sandwich...$7.50
Smoked turkey, ham, bacon, lettuce and tomato on three pieces of tosted wheat bread with mayo...Pat's club in Washtenaw County

   Reuben Sandwich...$6.50
Corned beef, double Swiss cheese, sauerkraut & Russian dessing on grilled rye.
... Can be made with tempeh

   Turkey Reuben...$6.50
Smoked turkey, double Swiss cheese, cole slaw & Russian dessing served on grilled rye.

  Grilled Cheese Sandwich...$4.25
Your choice of two kinds of cheese, on Grilled Challah.
Sidetrack Entreés

   Gorgonzola Tenderloin...$11.95
Beef Tenderloin topped w/ Gorgonzola and served w/ mashed red skins & fresh veggie.

Sidetrack Chicken

   Chicken & Two Cheese Quesadillas...$7.95
Seasoned chicken breast grilled with pepper jack, salsa & cheddar cheese in 2 flour tortillas & served with tortilla chips, salsa & sour cream.

   Chicken Spinach Feta Quesadillas...$7.95
Served with tortilla chips, salsa and sour cream.

   Goat Farm Quesadillas...$8.95
Goat Cheese, Marinated Portabella Mushrooms, Roasted Red Bell Peppers W/Fresh Spinach rolled into 2 flour Tortillas, served w/Tortilla Chips & Salsa.

   Philly Chicken...$7.50
Breast of Chicken sliced & grilled w/ sweet onions, green peppers and Provolone cheese, served on a grilled deli sub bun w/ ranch dipping sauce and Fresh Slaw.
... Can be made with Tempeh

   Chicken Enchiladas...$8.95
Two Flour Tortillas stuffed with Grilled Chicken w/ fresh housemade Green Salsa and topped with melted Pepper Jack Cheese, served w/ Red Beans and Spanish Rice.

   Chicken Roll-Up...$7.95
Citrus Marinated Chicken breast sliced and grilled with mushrooms, tomatoes and cheddar cheese, rolled into a steamed pita and served with English Chips.

Sidetrack Salads

Housemade Buttermilk, Ranch, *Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette, Russian, Housemade Caesar, Real Blue Cheese, Vinegar & Oil & Housemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

  BIG  Michigan Harvest Salad...$8.95
Fresh Pears, Apples, Dried Cherries, Gorgonzola cheese & Walnuts served on a bed of fresh Spinach and topped with a Grilled Chicken Breast, Black Bean Burger or Tempeh..along w/ Raspberry Walnut Vinaigreete.

   Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad...$7.50
Grilled Amish Chicken Breast on a bed of Romaine w/ fresh croutons, sweet red onions & Parmesan cheese, Housemade Caesar dressing.

   Blue Hen...Old Time Favorite...$8.50
Grilled Chicken breast topped with real bleu cheese on Romaine with red sweet onions, cukes & hard boiled eggs.

   * Cheeseburger Salad...lo-Carb...$7.95
Cheeseburger or burger on a bed of mixed greens with sweet onions, tomatoes & cukes.

  Great House Salad...$3.75
Mixed Greens with tomatoes, cukes, red sweet onions & dried cherries.

Sidetrack Soups & Sides

   Homemade Soup...Cup or Bowl...$2.50...$3.75
   Homemade Chili...Cup or Bowl...$2.95...$3.75

   White Bean Chili...Cup or Bowl...$2.95...$3.75
Made with Smoked Turkey.

   Smothered Chili...Cup or Bowl...$3.75...$4.25
Smothered with lots of cheddar cheese & chopped onions.

  · Chili Fries With Cheddar Cheese...$4.95
  · Homemade Onion Rings...(Hand Cut)...$3.95
  · Homemade Fries...(Hand Cut)...$2.75
  · Kelley's English Chips...(Hand Cut)...$2.75

   Sweet Potato Fries...(Hand Cut)...$3.50
Served w/ our special Horseradish sauce.

   Cole Slaw...fresh daily...$1.95

   Irish Cole Slaw...$2.95
Cabbage, walnuts, dried cherries, apples.

Sidetrack Desserts
By Zingerman's Bakehouse

  · Plain or Chocolate Cheesecake
  · Pies & Cakes...$4.50
  · Ice Cream...$1.50
  Homemade Cherry Bread Pudding
Topped w/ warm caramel sauce (enough for two)...$5.95

Sidetrack Beverages

  · Starbucks © Coffee...$1.95...Tea... (Herbal or regular)...$1.50
  · Flavored Coffees...Hazelnut, Iish Creme or Vanilla...$2.20
  · Ice Tea...regular...$1.50...or Raspberry Ice Tea...$1.75
  · Lemonade...w/ pulp...$1.95
  · IBC Root Beer...(diet or regular)...$1.95
  · Juices...(Cranberry, Orange, Pineapple, Grapefruit and Tomato)...$1.50
  · Bottled Water...$2.50
  · Hot Cider or Hot Chocolate...$1.95
  · Soft Drinks...Coke, Diet Coke, Slice or Ginger Ale...$1.50
Served in Carafe w/ free refills.
  · Now serving RED BULL... (regular or diet)...$3.25

* To comply with the New Michigan Food Code, we do not recommend consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood or eggs as they may increase your risk for foodborne illness.

"Our Famous Burger"

Sidetrack Back Patio

Sidetrack Bar & Grill Side Patio

Frenchie's available for Private Parties

For your health, The Sidetrack now uses only zero transfat cooking oils. So, Eat, Drink and be Merry!

Open until 2:00 AM

Sidetrack Brownie

Give Your Email Address or Business Card
to your Server and we will sign you up for
Customer Appreciation Discounts
And the Sidetrack Special Events...
Emails for Sidetrack use only

Sidetrack Bar

Kitchen open till 2:00 A.M.

** New

Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter (Michigan)Labatt Blue (Canada)
Bell's Oberon (Kalamazoo)Amstel Lite (Holland)
Frog Island Amber Ale (Ypsilanti)Hacker-Pschorr's Edelhell (Germany)
Hacker-Pschorr's Weisse (Germany)**Stella Artois (Belgium)
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (California)Guiness Stout (Ireland)
Bell's Two Hearted (Kalamazoo)Wood Chuck Amber Cider (U.S.A.)
Harp (Ireland)Bass Ale (U.K.)
Newcastle (U.K.)
**Seasonal Corner Brewery Beer (Ypsilanti)


ALL  Draft Beers
2.95 for 25 oz.
During Late Nite &
Happy Hour
Sample Paddle
5 Samples of
Different Micro Brews


Hand crafted Micro Brews
· Founder's Centennial IPA
· Great Lakes Porter
· Founder's Pale Ale
· Arcadia's Scotch Ale
· Arcadia's IPA
· Leopold Brothers Golden
· Dark Horse Brewing Co.'s Belgian Amber
· Great Lakes Burning River
· Blue Moon's Belgian White
· Dark Horse Brewing Co's Raspberry Ale
· Sundog's Amber Ale
· BluCreek (American Blueberry Ale)


· Miller Genuine Draft
· Dos Equis Amber
· Bud & Bud Lite
· Rolling Rock
· Heineken
· Coors Light
· Cider Jack Raspberry
· Miller Lite
· Michelob Lite
· Mick Ultra (lo-carb)
· Sapporo
· Becks
· Grolsch
· Corona
· Foster's 25 oz. Can
· Pilsner Urquel
· Negra Modela
· Sam Adams Light
· Anchor Steam
· Red Stripe
· Mikes Hard Lemonade
· Strongbow Cider
* Delirium Tremens
· Hoegaarden
· La Fin Du Monde
· Blanche DeChambly
· La Trappe Dubbel
German Weisse (17 oz)
· Weihenstephones Hefe-Weissbie
· Hacker Pschorr Wheat

· Clausthaler
· Molson Excel
* Red Bull (reg. & diet)
· Perrier Water

Howard's Finest
Single Malt Scotch

· Lagavulin 16 yr
* Cragganmore 12 yr
· Glenlivet 12 yr
· Scapa 12 yr
· Glenfiddich 12 yr
· Dalwhinne's 15 yr
· Macallan 12 yr
· Oban 10 yr
· Glengoyne 12 yr
· Laphroaig 12 yr
· Glengoyne 10 yr

House Wine by
the Glass or Carafe

· Merlot
· Piesporter
· White Zinfandel
· Chardonnay
· Cabernet
· Pinot Noir
· Pino Grigo

By The Glass or Bottle

* Spalletti's..Chianti
* St. Julian's..Riesling
* Kendall Jackson's Chardonnay
* Robert Mondavi's..Merlot & Cabernet
· Lindeman's..Shiraz
* Louis Jadot..Beaujolais

Sidetrack Martinis

* Fashion Martinis & Drink Craziness
(All Martinis are Shaken, not stirred)

Orange Cosmopolitan
Orange Grey Goose, Cointreau, lime juice & cranberry

A Day At The Beach
Malibu, Amaretto, Orange Juice and Grenadine...Just like a day at the beach

Chocolate Martini
Vanilla Stoli with Crème de Cacao, served in a Martini glass rimmed with Godiva chocolate

Grape Crush Martini
Stoli Vodka, Chambord and sour mix

Raspberry Kiss
Chambord, Dark Crème de Cacao, Bailey's, Cream...Delicious!

Peppermint Stick Martini
Peppermint Schnapps, White Crème de Cacao, light cream...Very cool

Mirage Martini
Midori, Pineapple and Strawberry juice...The best yet!

Traverse City Cherry Martini
Cherry Vodka, Amaretto, Lemonade and Sprite...Tribute to Traverse City

Sidetrack Summer Time Martini
Absolut, sour mix & Sprite with a lemon garnish...Inspiring


Sidetrack has been rated the second best restaurant outside of Ann Arbor for 4 consecutive years.
Rated Best Burger in the U.S. (Golden Icon Awards by Travolta Family Entertainment)
While dining, you can watch trains go by within 10 feet.
Lots of convenient free parking.
Across the street (and tracks) from The Ypsilanti Auto Heritage Museum and within walking distance from the Michigan Firehouse Museum and several great antique shops.
A short walk to Riverside and Frog Island Parks.
(Out front) Ypsilanti Cruise Nights every Thursday evening (weather permitting) during summer.
Only one block from the Michigan Brewers Fest, 5 Car Shows, Latino Festival, and much more...

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