Food & Drink Menu - Old Town Tavern in Downtown Ann Arbor
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  • artichoke-spinach dip

    Artichoke hearts and spinach baked in a seasoned cheese sauce and served with toast points, or corn chips.

  • chicken tenders

    Breaded chicken breast, fried until golden. Served with barbeque sauce, honey mustard, or ranch dressing.

  • buffalo tenders

    Our chicken tenders tossed in Frank’s Hot Sauce, served with blue cheese dressing.

  • hummus

    Fresh house made spread of chick peas, tahini, garlic and lemon with your choice of pita bread or a medley of vegetables.

  • chili cheese fries

    Steak fries topped with chili and cheese.

  • steak fries

    Skin-on, thick-cut, crispy wedge potato fries.

  • sweet potato fries

    Served with honey mustard dressing.

  • corn chips & salsa

    Corn chips fried in small batches, salsa made in house.

  • corn chips & guacamole

  • old town chili

    Lean ground beef, beans, and chipotle peppers, garnished with cheese, scallions, and corn chips.

  • soup of the day

    Always made from scratch.

  • clam chowder

    Thick and creamy with lots of clams and potatoes. Available weekends only.


    A thick New Orleans stew with chicken, sausage, okra and rice. Available fall and winter only.

  • house

    Romaine, leaf and spring mix with tomato, red bell pepper, carrots and cucumber.

  • caesar

    Romaine, croutons, Caesar dressing and Parmesan.

  • southwestern

    Mixed greens and vegetables, with bacon, shredded cheese, corn relish, tortilla strips, a touch of BBQ sauce and ranch dressing.

  • mediterranean

    Spinach and vegetables with feta, banana peppers, olives and beets.



  • add chicken breast

    plain, cajun or mesquite seasonings

  • add salmon

    with plain, cajun or mesquite seasonings

  • add tuna salad

  • add Marinated, Grilled Steak

  • add tempeh


Grilled and served on a Kaiser roll with fries, lettuce, tomato, and a pickle spear. Onion and mayo available by request.

  • ground beef

    7oz. fresh from Knight’s Market.

  • tempeh burger

    Vegan patty made with certified organic soybeans, brown and wild rice.


All served with house-made salsa

Sour cream by request | Small side of guacamole $1.50

  • quesadillas

    Two grilled flour tortillas filled with cheddar-jack, tomato, black beans, corn and onion.

  • chicken quesadillas

    Two grilled flour tortillas filled with diced chicken breast, cheddar-jack, tomato, black beans, corn and onion.

  • burritos

    A flour tortilla wrapped around spiced, house-made beans, topped with melted cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, and corn chips.



  • add grilled peppers, onions, and black bean corn salsa

  • Add seasoned ground beef

  • Add marinated, grilled steak

  • Add seasoned grilled chicken breast

  • add pulled pork

  • Wet

    Top any burrito with enchilada sauce

  • fajitas

    Grilled with onions and peppers, served with shredded cheeses, lettuce, tomato, and tortillas.



  • 1/2 lb. marinated grilled steak

  • 1/2 lb. marinated chicken breast

  • two tempeh patties

  • nachos

    Corn tortilla chips with melted jack and cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, beans. Available upon request: onions, jalapenos, black olives.



  • Add seasoned ground beef or chicken


Served with chips and a pickle spear
Side of Fries $2.00 | Side of Sweet Potato Fries $3.00

  • reubens

    Pastrami & Sauerkraut, Turkey & Slaw, or Tempeh & Sauerkraut, topped with melted Swiss on grilled Ed’s caraway rye, side of Thousand Island dressing.

  • grilled cheese

    Swiss cheese grilled on pumpernickel with portabella and button mushrooms and tomato. Add bacon for 75¢

  • old town club

    A triple decker club with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo, on Ed’s toasted wheat or sourdough bread.

  • cheesesteak

    Thinly sliced ribeye, grilled onions and sharp cheddar, on a sub roll.

  • tuna salad

    Albacore tuna mixed with mayo, onion, celery, and chopped pickles topped with melted cheddar on grilled whole wheat, with lettuce and tomato.

  • BBQ pork

    Pulled pork, smothered in barbeque sauce, piled high on a kaiser roll with a side of coleslaw.

  • grilled chicken

    Served on a Kaiser roll with lettuce and tomato. Burger additions available.

  • chicken caesar

    Chilled breast meat with romaine, parmesan, and dressing in a Greek pita.

  • veggie pita

    Served on a Kaiser rSteamed spinach with grilled mushrooms, onion, tomato and feta, side of ranch, wrapped in a pita.

  • caprese

    Fresh mozzarella and tomato, topped with spring mix, a spread of pesto and a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette on a ciabatta roll.


Served after 4pm
House salad with dinner $3.00

  • grilled chicken

    2 chipotle-marinated breasts topped with a honey remoulade, wild rice pilaf, steamed vegetables.

  • grilled salmon

    Wild-caught 8oz. filet, dusted in bold spices. Served with wild rice pilaf and steamed vegetables.



We offer select spirits and liquors, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages.


Bell’s Amber Ale
Bell’s Seasonal
Bell’s Two Hearted Ale
Black and Tan (Bass Ale & Guinness)
Dark Horse Rserve Special Black Ale
Founder’s Rotating
Founder’s Solid Gold Lager
Guinness Stout
Short’s Huma Lupa Licious
Labatt Blue
Rotating Cider
Michigan Rotating Tap
Rotating Tap


Bass Ale
Blue Moon Belgian White
Bud Light
Cheap Can
Dark Horse Crooked Tree
Dark Horse Raspberry Ale
Dirty Bastard (Scotch Ale)
Fat Tire (New Belgium)
Founders All Day IPA (can)
Hacker Pschorr Weisse 17oz.
Jolly Pumpkin Oro de Calabaza
Labatt Blue Light
Labatt NA
Miller Lite
Newcastle Brown Ale
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Pilsner Urquell
Short’s Soft Parade
Stella Artois

Angry Orchard Cider
Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer
Vander Mill Blue Gold 16oz. can


Chardonnay, St. Francis (CA)
Pinot Grigio, Cortenova (IT)
Sauvignon Blanc, Kono (NZ)


H3 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Crest (WA)
Pinot noir, Parducci (CA)
Malbec, Maipe (AR)