Hot, Short's Sauce, bbq, creole, sweet heat or plain, served with bleu cheese.
Cheese Fries
Served with bacon, chili, or plain topped with green onions and sour cream.
Cheese Curds
Homemade, battered in-house and fried, served with ranch.
Pork Belly & Chorizo Tacos
Served with guacamole & pico de gallo.

Soup & Salad

Add chicken, blackened chicken or shrimp to any salad for an additional charge.

Soup of the Day
Cobb Salad
Mixed greens, tomatoes, bleu cheese crumbles, cheddar cheese, bacon, chicken, shrimp & house made balsamic dressing.
Caesar Salad
Romaine, asiago cheese, croutons and house made Caesar dressing.
Spinach Salad
Spinach leaf, fresh strawberries, candied walnuts & house made poppyseed vinaigrette.
Wedge Salad
Iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, croutons & house made bleu cheese dressing.
Small Mixed Green House Salad
With cucumber, tomatoes and a balsamic vinaigrette.


With your choice of Iowa bred beef, all natural grilled chicken breast, or house made black bean burger. All burgers are served with hand cut fries.

The Short's SHINER Burger
Short's mayo, American cheese, raw or grilled onion, lettuce, tomato, pickle.
lettuce, tomato & pickle.
Lettuce, tomato, pickles & cheddar cheese.
Bacon, cheddar cheese & bbq sauce.
Mushrooms, bacon, garlic aioli, fried egg & American cheese.
Capicola ham, provolone cheese & muffaletta sauce.
El Dorado
Guacamole, sour cream, salsa & pepper jack cheese.
Bacon, sautéed mushrooms & bleu cheese spread
Cucumber, tomato, feta cheese & tzatziki sauce.
Chorizo, guacamole, mozzarella cheese & chipotle mayonnaise.
Kraut, swiss cheese & 1000 island dressing on marble rye bread.
Bacon, guacamole & garlic aioli.
Chili, raw onions, sour cream & cheddar cheese.
Green chili, guacamole & pepper jack cheese.
Mushrooms, swiss cheese & garlic aioli
Blackened burger/chicken, bacon, provolone cheese & Chipotle mayonnaise.
Jerk spiced, mango jalapeno salsa & pepper jack cheese
Grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, swiss cheese & roasted red pepper mayonnaise
Grilled onions, american cheese & swiss on marble rye bread.
Bacon, mozzarella cheese & basil pesto mayonnaise.
Caramelized onions, bacon, green chili & jalapeño cream cheese.
Grilled peppers, mushrooms, brie & red pepper mayonnaise.
Prosciutto, provolone cheese & stone ground mustard.
Blackened burger/chicken, bleu cheese & bacon.
Yellow mustard, swiss cheese, capicola ham & bacon.
Blackened burger/chicken, jalapeño cream cheese, jalapeños, pepper jack cheese & chipotle mayonnaise.


Iowa Tenderloin
John's White Ale beer battered pork tenderloin with mustard, raw onions & pickles.
Sriracha Pulled Pork
Beer braised pork sandwich with grilled onions, bacon, mozzarella & garlic aioli.
Smoked pork, capicola, ham and swiss cheese on a toasted hoagie with mustard and pickles.
Shrimp Po Boy
Blackened shrimp, pepper jack, lettuce, tomato, remoulade.
Short Rib Philly
Fall-off-the-bone short ribs with onions, peppers and melted provolone & jalapeño cream cheese.
Grilled Cheese
On marble rye with fresh mozzarella, provolone, arugula, basil pesto aioli. Add bacon for an additional charge.
BBQ Sriracha Pulled Pork
Beer braised pork sandwich with BBQ sauce, pickles and chipotle mayo served on a hoagie.


Shrimp, pork, chicken & andouille sausage served over rice with side of house made bread, topped with chipotle sour cream & green onions.
Red Beans & Rice
Slow cooked red beans, peppers, onions, celery & Cajun spice over rice w!side of house made bread, topped w!chipotle sour cream, green onions & a fried egg. Add andouille sausage for an additional charge
Cajun Seafood Linguine
Crab, shrimp & crawfish atop linguine in a Cajun tomato cream sauce.
Fish & Chips
Fresh John's White Ale beer battered pollock with hand cut fries & sided with remoulade.
Creole Shrimp
Served over cheddar grits.

Kid's Menu

Chicken Strips
with Ranch, BBQ or Honey Mustard on side...served with French Fries
Burger/Black Bean Burger
Burger or Black Bean Burger with Cheddar or American Cheese or Plain...served with French Fries
Cheese Quesadilla
with Salsa and Sour Cream on side
Soup and Salad
with Ranch
Kid’s Pasta
with either Marinara or Butter
Kids’ Mac N’ Cheese
add bacon for an additional charge

House Rules

  • Addition of Bacon, *egg, cheese or guacamole $1 each
  • Side of sauce $0.50
  • Extra side of bread for Cajun dishes $0.50
  • Substitutions for fries:
    • Wedge, Spinach or Caesar salad $3
    • Mixed Green $2
    • Cup of Soup $1
  • To-Go/Carry Out – $0.49 per item