Beginning March 25, 2020, we will be CLOSED until further notice. We appreciate your support and we look forward to reopening once the statewide COVID-19 public health order has been lifted. We can’t wait to offer the full dine-in service and Essen Haus experience we’ve become known for.


Drink Specials

Happy Hour

All day Thursday & Sunday
3pm-6pm Wednesday & Friday
$1 OFF tap biers, rail mixers & glasses of Haus wine
*Happy Hour is a bar-only promotion and is not applicable to guests sitting in the dining room

Student Boots

Thursdays are student boot night at the Haus! Enjoy 2 liter boots of ANY of our German taps for just $17. Starting at 9pm.

Download A PDF of our Dinner Menu
We also serve a kinderkarte menu for the kids!

Food Specials

In addition to Oktoberfest-like fun every weekend, we have some Friday & Saturday dinner specials that are sure to satisfy that appetite.

Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday

Bob’s Nashvile Fried Chicken Dinner – 2 pc. – $12 / 4 pc. – $15

Chicken marinated Nashville-style, pan-fried with our signature breading and served with cole slaw and choice of baked potato, spinach spätzle, pan-fried potatoes or French fries.Add a bowl of soup or salad for $3.

Friday

Beer-Battered, Deep-Fried Cod: All You Can Eat – $12 / 3 piece – $10
Broiled Cod – $12
Fried Lake Perch w/ veggie of the day – $15

*All Friday fish fry selections are served cole slaw and choice of baked potato, spinach spätzle,
pan-fried potatoes or French fries. Add a bowl of soup or side salad for $3.

Saturday

16oz Smoked Prime Rib – $23

Choice 16 oz smoked prime rib prepared to temperature and served with vegetable of the day and choice of
baked potato, spinach spätzle, pan-fried potatoes or French fries.

Add mushrooms, sauteed onions or blackened seasoning for 50¢ each. Add a bowl of soup or salad for $3.

Late Nite Menu (10pm-1am on Fri. & Sat.)

The Haus knows that you need a little food to go with your late nite bier of choice.

$3.50 burgers + fries, pizza, classics from the fryer and MORE.

NEW 12″ late night pizza – just $10

Click HERE to download a PDF of our current late nite menu.

Soup and Salad

Unless otherwise stated, all salads are served with your choice of dressing: Haus Ranch or Bleu Cheese, French, Italian, Thousand Island, Balsamic or Raspberry Vinaigrette or Oil & Vinegar.

Soup de Jour – $3.95

Liver Dumpling & Soup of the Day served in a bowl with crackers. New soups made fresh daily.

Side Salad – $4.50

Spring mix & leaf lettuce topped with cucumber, a grape tomato & grated parmesan. Choice of dressing served on the side.

Cobb Salad – $13

Your choice of seafood, Cajun chicken or Roquefort steak served on a bed of mixed greens. Topped with tomatoes, diced egg, red onions, mushrooms, bacon pieces and shredded Wisconsin cheese.

Strawberry Salad – $11

Mixed greens topped with fresh strawberries, dried cranberries, glazed pecans, red onions and feta cheese. Served with a side of raspberry vinaigrette. Add chicken for $4.

Appetizers

Kartoffelpuffer – $9

Three hausmade potato pancakes made with goat cheese. Served golden brown with a side of applesauce.

Artichoke Dip – $11

Hausmade artichoke, cream cheese and spinach dip served in a fresh-baked bread bowl with assorted vegetables.

Stuffed Mushrooms – $11

Fresh mushrooms stuffed with crabmeat, cream cheese and spicy Wisconsin cheddar. Topped with fine bread crumbs.

Obatzda Cheese Board – $9

Hausmade cheese spread made with brie cheese, German ale, green onions and garlic. Served with pretzels and pumpernickel bread. Add a variety of smoked & deli meats for $5.

Ellsworth Cheese Curds – $9

Wisconsin-made breaded cheese curds served with chipotle ranch.

Jumbo Onion Rings – $9

Freshly cut onion rings, hand-breaded and served with chipotle ranch.

Stuffed Whole Jalapeños – $10

Fresh, whole jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese and served with our Haus-made chipotle ranch.

Flammkuchen (German Pizza) – $13

Fresh made dough rolled to 10″ and topped with creamy white sauce, caramelized onions, fresh herbs, corned beef and German cheese. Baked to perfection.

French Fries – $7

Batter-dipped and golden brown. Choose plain, parmesan or Cajun seasoned.

Chicken Wings – $9

Traditional bone-in wings, fresh breaded and deep-fried. Served plain or tossed in our hausmade BBQ or Buffalo sauce. Paired with a side of Haus ranch.

Hot Sausages & Sauerkraut – $9

Three types of sausages grilled, sliced and served on a bed of sauerkraut with Düsseldorf mustard.

German Entrees

Dinner includes complimentary pretzels with signature dipping sauces. Add soup or salad to any meal for $3.

Käse Spätzle – $16

Hausmade spinach spätzle baked with mushrooms, tomatoes, broccoli, onions and a blend of cheeses with ham or vegetarian.

Sauerbraten – $17

Grass fed beef aged in a red wine vinegar marinade and topped with sweet & sour gravy. Served with choice of baked potato, German potato salad, German fried potatoes or spinach spätzle and choice of sauerkraut, red cabbage or vegetable of the day.

Rouladen – $19

Choice fresh-sliced beef wrapped around ground pork & beef, bacon, onion, mustard and a sliced dill pickle spear. Topped with its own gravy and served with choice of baked potato, German potato salad, German fried potatoes or spinach spätzle and choice of sauerkraut, red cabbage or vegetable of the day.

Wurst Teller – $17

A trio of sausages served on a bed of sauerkraut with choice ofbaked potato, German potato salad, German fried potatoes or spinach spätzle. Choose from the sausage selections listed below. Add a fouth sausage for $3.75

Weisswurst – Rose’s finely-ground, Bavarian-style veal & pork blend white brat
Knackwurst – Klements finely-ground pork & beef blend bratwurst, lightly seasoned and smoked
Thuringer – Klements coarse-ground bork & beef blend brat, smoked and seasoned Sheboygan-style
Nürnberger – Bavarian Kitchen spicy pork & beef blend bratwurst
Gluten-Free Italian Sausage – Gluten-free mildly-spiced, coarse-grounf pork & beef blend bratwurst
Gluten-Free Itlaian Chicken Brat – Gluten-free, mildly-spiced chicken bratwurst

Schnitzels

Dinner includes complimentary pretzels with signature dipping sauces. Add soup or salad to any meal for $3.

Wienerschnitzel – $18

Hand-tenderized Wisconsin pork tenderloin, breaded and pan-fried. Served with our hausmade sauerkraut and choice of baked potato, German potato salad, German fried potatoes or spinach spätzle. Try it a la Holstein with a fried egg & capers for $3 more.

Jägerschnitzel – $18

Hand-tenderized Wisconsin pork tenderloin, pan-fried and topped with sauteed onions & button mushrooms in a white wine sour cream gravy. Served with sauerkraut and choice of baked potato, German potato salad, German fried potatoes or spinach spätzle.

Combo Platters

Smaller portions of some of our most popular entrees plated together so you can try a little bit of everything. Served with complimentary pretzels with signature dipping sauces. Add soup or salad to any meal for $3.

Deutsch Sampler – $18

Smaller cuts of our popular jägerschnitzel, sauerbraten and smoked Thuringer sausage served on a bed of sauerkraut with choice of baked potato, German potato salad, German fried potatoes or spinach spätzle.

Bavarian Combo – $18

Beef rouladen, a smaller portion of wienerschnitzel and a weisswurst brat served on a bed of sauerkraut with choice of baked potato, German potato salad, German fried potatoes or spinach spätzle.

Traditional Entrees

Served with complimentary pretzels and signature dipping sauces. Unless noted, dinner includes choice of baked potato, German potato salad, German fried potatoes or spinach spätzle, and choice of sauerkraut, red cabbage or vegetable of the day. Add a bowl of soup or salad for $3.

Bier Steak – $20

Top grade 12 oz. ribeye prepared to order and topped wiht our hausmade bier, mushroom & onion gravy.

BBQ Pork Back Ribs – $17

Meaty pork back ribs smoked in our kitchen and topped with our version of St. Louis-style BBQ sauce.

Blackened Walleye – $14

Pan-fried Cajun blackened walleye served with fresh sautéed vegetables and pan-fried potatoes.

Sandwiches

Unless otherwise stated, sandwiches are served with choice of French fries (plain, parmesan or Cajun) pan-fried potatoes or German potato salad. Replace the potato with a bowl of soup or salad for $1.50. Keep the potato and add soup or salad for $3.00. Gluten-free buns available for a $1.50 upcharge.

Add toppings for 50¢ each: green peppers, mushrooms, fried onions, bacon, Swiss, pepper jack, cheddar, gouda.

Bacon Cheeseburger – $11

Half-pound, hand-patted beef topped with thick, hickory bacon, 2-year aged cheddar, lettuce, tomato and red onion on a pretzel roll.

Sauerbraten Sandwich – $12

Marinated beef sliced and topped with baby Swiss and our sweet & sour gravy. Served on a sourdough hoagie.

Reuben – $11

Fresh cooked brisket sliced thick and topped with baby Swiss and our hausmade sauerkraut. Served on marble rye with a side of Thousand Island dressing and choice of German potato salad or French fries. Vegetarian option available.

French Dip – $11

Thin-sliced prime rib topped with fried mushrooms & onions and baby Swiss on a sourdough hoagie.

Bremen Bratwurst – $9

Wisconsin 1/4 pound Weisswurst grilled and topped with hausmade sauerkraut and baby Swiss cheese. Served on a Milwaukee-made pretzel roll.

Fish Sandwich – $10

Flavorful 6 0z. Icelandic cod breaded and topped with 2-year aged cheddar, lettuce and tomato. Served on a ciabatta bun with a side of our hausmade tartar sauce.

Smothered Steak Sandwich – $14

Fresh 8 oz. ribeye prepared to temperature and topped with baby Swiss and sauteed onions & mushrooms. Served on a hoagie.

Smothered Chicken Sandwich – $10

Tender chicken breast smothered in sauteed onions, grilled green peppers and Swiss. Served on a pretzel bun.

Veggie BBQ Jackfruit – $11

Fresh pulled jackfruit covered in our signature BBQ sauce and topped with red onions. Served on a pretzel bun with a side of cole slaw.

Desserts

Finish off your meal with one of our Hausmade desserts.

Apfel or Kirsch Strudel – $5

Flaky buttered filo dough crust filled with warm apple slices or cherry filling. Baked to golden brown and topped with our hausmade vanilla sauce. Served with choice of whipped cream or ice cream.

German Chocolate Cake – $6

Chocolate cake layered with pecan & coconut frosting. Finished with a drizzle of chocolate sauce and whipped cream.

Kirschenmichel – $5

Sweet dark cherry and kirsch liqueur bread pudding infused with cinnamon and cloves. Topped with our hausmade vanilla sauce.

Black Forest Cake – $6

Layer cake with cherries, white ganache filling and lots of chocolate.

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