Great Food & Drink
Welcome to Nick's American Cafe. Join us for a good time!
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Monday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday - Saturday: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Breakfast is served all day! Substitute side for a fresh fruit cup for $1.29
Country Ham Breakfast Plate
A hearty slice of country ham served with two eggs and choice of grits or home fries, and either biscuits or toast.
Steak & Eggs Plate
USDA Choice ribeye served with two eggs and choice of grits or home fries, and either biscuits or toast.
Gut Buster Breakfast
Two eggs, two strips of bacon, one sausage patty, home fries, and a half order of biscuits and gravy.
Biscuits & Gravy
Fresh baked biscuits smothered with real sausage gravy.
Additional biscuits each $2.50
Two Egg Plate
A pair of eggs cooked just the way you like them, served with home fries and buttered toast with jelly.
With Ohio Ham
Country Fried Steak and Eggs
Tender beef with a crispy peppered breading served with two eggs cooked your way, home fries, and buttered toast with jelly.
Served with your choice of fresh fruit, grits, or home fries
Classic Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs served over a toasted English muffin stacked with Ohio ham and topped with our house hollandaise
Poached eggs on a toasted English muffin with grilled tomato slices, topped with rich hollandaise sauce, crispy bacon, and fresh chives.
Poached eggs over an English muffin topped with spicy Mexican chorizo sausage and hollandaise sauce.
South Beach French Toast
Inspired by the Delano Hotel in Miami, Florida, this French toast is topped with fresh bananas, strawberries, and chantilly cream
Hawaiian French Toast
We take sweet Hawaiian bread, turn it into French toast and load it with seven types of fruit and finish it with our Chantilly cream.
Classic French Toast
Made fresh to order and dusted with powdered sugar and chantilly cream.
All omelettes made with three farm fresh eggs and served with home fries and buttered toast with jelly. Substitute side for a fresh fruit cup for $1.29
A spicy Mexican chorizo sausage with peppers, onions, and tomatoes with Melty Monterey Jack cheese.
Portabella and Swiss
Quattro Formaggio Florentine
Stuffed with four cheeses and fresh spinach.
Filled with ham and Swiss and topped with salsa verde, chives and sour cream.
A Nick’s Favorite! Filled with fresh spinach, tomatoes, and onions with Swiss, feta and Monterey Jack
Farm fresh eggs and Monterey Jack cheese
Add Ham $2.99
Add Goetta $3.99
Add Bacon $3.49
Filled with fresh veggies and Monterey jack and cheddar cheeses.
Three delicious buttermilk pancakes served with butter and syrup. All pancakes served with butter, syrup, and chantilly cream.
Add fresh strawberries, bananas, or blueberries each for $2
Add chocolate chips for $2
Nick’s American Classic Red, White & Blueberry Pancakes
Three of our blueberry buttermilk pancakes topped with fresh strawberries and glaze and chantilly cream.
A crispy, golden waffle served with our famous chantilly cream.
Fresh Fruit Cup
Nick’s Fabulous Nachos
Fully loaded nachos topped with the works – cheese, jalapeños, and green onions. Served with salsa, sour cream, and a cup of our house-made chili
Fried Green Tomatoes
Classic cornmeal breaded fried green tomato, served with a side of our house chutney
Breaded mozzarella, served warm with a side of marinara for dipping
Classic potato skin loaded with cheese and bacon topped with green onions
Ruthie’s Chicken Quesadilla
Grilled chicken, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese stuffed in a flour tortilla with bacon, mushrooms, green peppers, and onions. Served with salsa verde and sour cream.
Made with Blackened Chicken for $11.99
Cajun Shrimp Quesadilla
A grilled flour tortilla stuffed with Cajun dusted shrimp, slivered apricots, and Monterey jack cheese with sides of salsa and sour cream.
All baskets are served with French fries, coleslaw, and a dinner roll.
“Big Easy” Shrimp
(6 pc. shrimp) $13.99
(9 pc. shrimp) $16.99
Fresh Chicken Tenders
We serve fresh, never frozen chicken tenders
Fish and Chips
Choice of breaded Icelandic cod or Canadian walleye.
Soup & Salad
Dressings: Italian, Greek, Ranch, Bleu Cheese, French, Paris, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette
Soup of the Day
Check with your server for today’s selection.
Salad greens, seasoned beef, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, black olives, salsa and sour cream served with tortilla chips.
Made with blackened chicken $12.99
Tarpon Springs Greek Salad
Inspired by Nick’s Uncle Louie, this is a huge salad that starts with German potato salad that is topped with a tossed salad made with pepperoncini peppers, sweet beets, Greek olives, wedges of tomato, cucumber, feta cheese, and green onion. Finished with five tiger shrimp and served with Greek dressing and a dinner roll.
Made with Grilled Chicken $14.99
Blackened Chicken $16.99
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Classic Caesar with romaine lettuce, croutons, and parmesan cheese served with a grilled chicken breast and a dinner roll.
Made with Blackened Chicken $15.99
Grilled Shrimp $15.99
Our take on a chef’s salad with sliced beef, turkey, ham, cheese, tomato, pickle spear and hard-boiled egg.
Chicken Salad Plate
A Generous scoop of our house recipe all white meat chicken salad served on fresh leaf lettuce with fruit and crackers.
Tuna Salad Plate
Chunk white tuna salad made with our own recipe and served on fresh leaf lettuce with hard-boiled egg, tomato wedges, and crackers.
Make any sandwich into a platter with fries and coleslaw for $3.49 Add a cup of soup to any sandwich for $3.49
Two patties of top-quality beef topped with melted cheese, lettuce, pickle, and special sauce.
Beef Po Boy
Nick’s favorite sandwich! Tender beef on a classic Po Boy bun with Swiss, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, creole mustard and mayo. Served with beef Au Jus.
Boardwalk Italian Sub
Loaded with all of the classic Italian meats, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, and Italian dressing served with a pickle spear and potato chips.
Grilled ham, Swiss, tomato, lettuce, pickle, and mayonnaise on a bun and served with a pickle spear and potato chips.
Chicken Salad Croissant
Our house made all white meat chicken salad piled on a bakery fresh croissant, lettuce, tomato, and mayo served with a pickle spear and potato chips.
Sliced Ohio ham and roasted pork topped with Swiss cheese and served warm with yellow mustard, a pickle spear and potato chips.
Icelandic Cod Sandwich
Served with lettuce and tartar sauce. Choice of two sizes –
The Keeper (6 oz) $8.99
The Leapin’ Lunker (11 oz) $10.99
Triple Crown Steak Sandwich
USDA Choice ribeye steak topped with crispy onion straws and sautéed portabella mushrooms
Add cheese for $1
Open-Faced Roast Beef Manhattan
Served on bread with mashed potatoes, gravy, and coleslaw.
Pesto Chicken Sandwich
Farm fresh chicken breast served on toasted Italian bread with pesto sauce, portabella mushrooms, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese side of fruit.
New York Reuben
Sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Thousand Island on rye. Served with a pickle spear and potato chips.
Classic Greek Gyro
Pita bread stuffed with gyro meat, tomato, onion, and a creamy tzatziki sauce. Served with Greek fries.
Our house-made white chunk tuna salad, lettuce, tomato, mayo served on choice of bread with a pickle spear and potato chips.
Add cheese for $0.50
Made with American cheese and served with a pickle spear and potato chips.
Grilled Chicken Club
Juicy grilled chicken breast topped with Swiss, bacon, lettuce, and tomato.
Double Decker Bacon & Tomato
Served with pickle spear and potato chips
Choose from ham, turkey, corned beef, roast beef, or bacon. Served with pickle spear and potato chips.
Add cheese $1
Turkey, ham, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise. Served with pickle spear and potato chips
Nick’s Gourmet Cheeseburgers
All of our gourmet cheeseburgers are made with ½ lb. of fresh ground beef, cooked to order, and served on a kaiser roll with a pickle spear and potato chips
Topped with melted Monterey jack cheese and served with a side of guacamole and pico de gallo.
Served Parisian style topped with grilled onions, shoestring sweet potato fries and cheddar cheese.
Onion Straw Cheeseburger
Served west coast style topped with sautéed mushrooms, Swiss, and crispy onion straws.
Blackened Bleu Bayou Burger
Served Cajun style, crusted with blackening spices, bleu cheese crumbles and bleu cheese dressing on the side.
Yellow Jacket Cheeseburger
Topped with both Swiss and American cheeses and crispy strips of bacon. Go Yellow Jackets!
Blackened Chicken Fajitas
Peppers and onions combined with juicy blackened chicken, served piping hot with tortillas, pico de gallo, and the best guacamole ever!
Two tacos made with flour tortillas filled with crispy breaded Icelandic Cod, pico de gallo, shredded cabbage and carrots, and served with a lime crema.
All entrées include a garden salad, roll, and choice of steak fries, French fries, mashed potatoes, or a baked potato.
Center Cut Blackened Pork Chop
Tender and juicy French cut chop.
Delmonico Steak Dinner
16 oz Choice ribeye seasoned and grilled to order.
Prepared your choice of broiled or fried.
6 oz $14.99
11 oz $18.99
A pair of fillets from domestic catfish
Two domestic catfish fillets dusted with Cajun seasoning and prepared broiled.
Fried Jumbo Shrimp
Boneless Jack Salmon
Canadian walleye prepared broiled or fried.
As a sandwich only $12.99
Farm fresh chicken liver we prepared grilled to order.
Nick’s Rock n Roll BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Tender fall of the bone ribs basted with our house BBQ sauce and served with a garden salad, dinner roll, and choice of potato
Nick Rib Platter
Nicks Classic Ribs turned into a saucy sandwich served with onions, pickles, sweet potato fries, and coleslaw.
Sandwich only $8.99
BBQ Pork Sandwich
Served with pickle and potato chips.
Make it a platter for $3
Kentucky Hot Brown
Inspired by the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. We serve ours with sliced turkey and ham on toast with Mornay sauce, sliced tomatoes, jack and cheddar cheese, served bubbling with crispy bacon.
Nick’s Signature Dishes
Signature dishes include a garden salad and a dinner roll
A Nick’s Original! Classic Southern fried chicken made with farm fresh chicken from Huismann’s Farm in Harrison, Ohio, and served crispy and golden brown.
Pesto Chicken and Portabella Pasta
With grilled chicken, sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and toasted pine nuts.
Just like BB King’s in Nashville! Blackened chicken with penne pasta, crispy bacon, ham, and onions, all tossed with our creamy house Alfredo sauce.
Liver and Onions
Grilled calf liver topped with grilled onions and served with your choice of potato.
Add whipped cream to any dessert for $ 0.49
Baked fresh daily – ask your server for today’s selection
Paul Prudhomme’s Bread Pudding
Hot Fudge Sundae
Loaded with seven sinful chocolates
Ice Cream Sodas
Crisp mixed greens with your choice of dressing.
Sweet Potato Fries
Served in a frosted mug.
Hand-dipped Shakes and Sodas
Made with real ice cream
Freshly Brewed Hot Coffee
Orange, Cranberry, Pineapple