Stop in for lunch or dinner today!
Choose from an abundance of mouthwatering menu items. Whether your visit is a simple or formal occasion, our goal is to make it successful and worry free. Trust in our years of experience to take care of your dining needs. We have plenty of homemade menu options for everyone to choose from. If you're dining on a budget, we have plenty of affordable choices as well. All of our food can be ordered to go.
Jefferson Pub & Grill is a time capsule for the city of Winona. Stop in to see our collection of historic railroad photographs, antique sports equipment and pop culture memorabilia. You never know when we’ll add something new, so stay tuned! The building is listed on the State and National Historic Registry, so we work hard to maintain its original character.
Limited Time Only
All items come with french fries unless otherwise specified. Upgrade to soup, salad, sweet potato fries or waffle fries for $1.25. Room for dessert! Try our blue ribbon s’mores cone! $5.49
BBQ BRISKET FRIES $8.49
Simple appetizer, HUGE flavor! We paired our crispy golden fries with our slow cooked smoked brisket and drizzled the duo with our house BBQ sauce for an extra zip.
BLACK BEAN AVOCADO SALAD $12.99
Black Bean Burger crumbles, cheddar cheese and shredded lettuce are served in a house made taco shell and topped with pico de gallo and sliced avocado.
THE “JEFFERSON LOOSEY” $11.99
“Loosely” based on the Minneapolis classic, this half-pound, hand-pattied burger is stuffed with Ellsworth cheese curds and grilled to perfection. Topped with homemade garlic dill mayo and served with lettuce, tomato and onion on the side.
SHRIMP PO’BOY $10.99
A taste of New Orleans brought up the Mississippi River to Winona’s Levee. We fry up a mess of shrimp in our housemade beer batter and load them up a hoagie roll with lettuce, tomato and homemade Remoulade sauce.
TURKEY AVOCADO PITA $10.99
Warm buttery pita bread is stuffed with slow roasted Jefferson turkey, sliced avocado and topped with dijon honey mustard. Lettuce and tomato served on the side.
ITALIAN BEEF SANDWICH $10.99
A heaping portion of our slow cooked Prime Rib is served soaked in Au Jus, and served on a crusty Bloedow’s french roll with freshly prepared Giardiniera (Italian Pepper Relish). Certain to become a Jefferson favorite!
BLACKENED CATFISH $15.99
Rolled in cajun season, this fresh catfish filet is pan-fried to flaky perfection. Served with a side of coleslaw and a piece of our famous cornbread and honey butter.
BLUEBERRY & WILD RICE BRAT $6.99
Jefferson’s is putting a special spin on a Midwest Fair Classic with a Blueberry and Wild Rice Brat from Greg’s Meats (Hampton, MN). Served with or without Kraut!
WILD RICE BURGER $9.99
A Minnesotan-take on a meatless burger. Created in our own Jefferson kitchen and served with cheddar cheese, lettuce and tomato.
Chili, Soups & Salads
Dressing available: Ranch, French, Blue Cheese, Thousand Island, Italian, Caesar, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Honey Mustard and Fat Free Ranch. All salads (except taco salad) include your choice of cornbread or Parmesan cheese bread.
Tex-Mex Chili $6.99 | Cup $5.49
Our thick and hearty, award winning recipe is made with shredded beef and topped with onions and Cheddar cheese.
Kettle Soups $5.99 | Cup $4.49
Enjoy Jefferson's homemade chicken noodle or our soup of the day.
Caesar Salad $10.49 | Half $8.99
Fresh chopped romaine lettuce tossed with parmesan cheese, cucumbers, tomato wedges, crisp homemade croutons and Caesar dressing. Add seasoned grilled chicken breast for $2.50.
Taco Salad $10.49
A crispy tortilla filled with shredded lettuce and topped with black olives, jalapeños, cheeses and tomatoes. Includes your choice of seasoned beef or chicken. Served with salsa and sour cream.
Jefferson's house Salad $6.49
Crisp baby spring greens, fresh veggies, cheese and homemade croutons served with your choice of dressing. Order with a cup of our homemade soup for $8.39. Order with a cup of our homemade chili for $8.49.
Bleu Cheese Walnut Salad $11.99 | Half $8.99
Fresh baby spring greens topped with walnut pieces, bleu cheese crumbles, dried cranberries, tomatoes and bacon. Add seasoned grilled chicken breast for $2.50.
Southwest Chicken Salad $11.99 | Half $9.99
Fresh romaine lettuce topped with southwest seasoned grilled chicken, pico de gallo, Cheddar cheese and fresh tortilla strips. Served with sour cream, salsa and your choice of dressing.
All burgers are served with French fries. Make it a spring mix salad, soup, sweet potato fries or waffle fries for $1.25. Our hand-pattied burgers are made from specially selected ground beef served medium well on a locally made Bloedow’s bun. Gluten free buns and side options are available. Ask your server for details.
Goody Burger $8.99
Topped with barbecue sauce, batter fried onion rings and Cheddar cheese.
Frisco Melt $9.99
Our classic burger topped with bacon, onion, Cheddar and Swiss cheese. Served with Thousand Island dressing on thick sourdough bread.
Bacon Cheese Burger $9.49
Topped with hickory smoked bacon and cheddar cheese.
Our classic burger topped with jalapeño peppers, onions, chipotle mayo and pepper jack cheese.
Patty Melt $9.49
An old favorite! Our classic burger is topped with fried onions, Swiss and Cheddar cheese. Served on marble rye.
Mushroom Swiss Burger $8.99
The same classic burger, only this time we top it off with mushrooms and Swiss cheese.
Black & Bleu $9.49
For the Cajun in you! Spiced with Cajun seasoning and topped with bleu cheese dressing and strips of hickory smoked bacon.
Tangler Burger $9.99
Topped with bacon, Cheddar cheese, onion strings and ranch dressing.
Spicy Black Bean Burger $9.99
A spicy vegetarian burger made with black beans, brown rice, vegetables and exotic spices topped with guacamole, lettuce and tomato.
Walnut Burger $9.99
An historic Trempealeau Hotel walnut burger topped with lettuce, tomato and honey mustard.
Classic Burger $7.99
A Jefferson burger kept simple. Add cheese for $0.50.
Philly Burger $8.99
The classic Philly with a Jefferson twist! Topped with grilled peppers, onions, mushrooms and provolone cheese.
All sandwiches are served with French fries. Make it a spring mix salad, soup, sweet potato fries or waffle fries for $1.25. Gluten free buns and side options are available. Ask your server for details.
Shaved Prime Rib French Dip $10.49
Thinly sliced prime rib smothered with sautéed mushrooms, topped with Swiss cheese and served on a rustic hoagie with a side of au jus.
Minnesota Turkey Club $11.49
A mountain of tender sliced turkey breast, bacon, lettuce tomato and mayo served on cranberry Minnesota wild rice bread.
Philly Brisket $9.99
Our own slow-roasted beef brisket topped with sautéed onion, green peppers and provolone cheese and served on a rustic hoagie with au jus.
Chicken Tender Melt $9.99
Our select chicken tender strips topped with bacon, melted Cheddar and Swiss cheese and served on sourdough bread.
Tilapia Filet Sandwich $9.49
Batter-fried tilapia filet served with lettuce and a side of tartar sauce.
PRIME RIB WRAP $10.99
Our specially seasoned slow-roasted prime rib, sautéed mushrooms, peppers and onions topped with shredded cheddar cheese and drizzled with tiger sauce.
Chicken Tenders $10.99
Delicious tender all white-meat chicken strips. Ask about our sauces.
Thin-sliced corn beef with Swiss cheese and sauerkraut served on thick-sliced marble rye bread.
Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich $8.49
Served with tomato, lettuce and mayo on a Bloedow's bun.
Greek Gyros $9.99
All things Greek! Traditional Greek gyro meat topped with lettuce, onions, peppers, tomatoes and Greek sauce, all served on Greek flat bread.
Crisp bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo served on fresh baked Jefferson bread.
4XL Grilled Cheese with Tomato Soup $8.99
A giant grilled cheese sandwich on our Jefferson bread with provolone, Cheddar, pepper jack and American cheeses. Served with a cup of tomato soup for dipping.
Bacon Chicken Wrap $9.99
Grilled chicken breast with flavorful bacon, lettuce and tomato in a flour tortilla with freshly made ranch dressing. Add cheese for $0.50.
Black & Blue Quesadilla $11.49
A large flour tortilla over-stuffed with blackened chicken, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, Cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and red onion.
Chicken Quesadilla $10.99
A Texas-size flour tortilla filled with melted cheeses, seasoned chicken and green chillies Served with sour cream and salsa.
Fettuccine Alfredo $11.99
Classic fettuccine tossed in our creamy Alfredo sauce. Served with your choice of soup or salad and Parmesan bread. Add a seasoned grilled chicken breast for $2.50.
Four-Cheese Penne $12.99
We blend Alfredo sauce with provolone, mozzarella, Parmesan and Romano cheese before gently tossing it with penne pasta and tomato. Served with Parmesan bread and your choice of soup or salad. Add a seasoned grilled chicken breast for $2.50.
Premium Shrimp $15.99
Broiled or coated with a specially seasoned light batter. Served with your choice of soup, coleslaw or spring mix salad and French fries, baked potato, vegetable of the day or wild rice blend.
Honey Mustard Marinade Chicken $12.99
Grilled chicken covered with our homemade mustard sauce, sautéed mushrooms, provolone and Cheddar cheese and bacon. Served on a bed of wild rice with your choice of soup or salad.
Tenderloin Tips $15.99
Tender beef tips cooked to perfection and smothered with grilled peppers, onions and mushrooms. Served with your choice of soup, coleslaw or spring mix and French fries, baked potato, vegetable of the day or wild rice blend.
Tilapia Dinner $12.99
Order your filet lightly battered in our specially made beer batter or seasoned and broiled to perfection. Served with your choice of soup, coleslaw or spring mix salad and French fries, baked potato, vegetable of the day or wild rice blend.
Steak of the Month
Jefferson staff will hand select a different steak each month and grill it to your liking. Ask your server for this month's selection.
Jumbo Shakes & Malts $4.99
A delicious, creamy compliment to your meal. made from premium ice cream. You get a large glass and the can too! Order chocolate, strawberry or vanilla. Add Snickers candy bar or Oreo pieces for $1.25.
Single Cinnful Sundae $3.99
A Winona original! Warm and fresh baked cinnamon snicker doodles at the base, topped with homemade vanilla ice cream, caramel, whipped cream and a cherry.
Strawberry Shortcake $3.99
Jefferson's famous cornbread topped with sliced strawberries and whipped cream.
Superfudge brownie Sundae $3.99
A warm freshly baked brownie at the base, topped with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream and a cherry.
Jefferson Bloody Mary
Our Bloody Mary is made with Jefferson's own secret mix. Trust us, it's all in there! This drink is a Winona institution.
How do you drink this tequila-based south-of-the-border classic? We can make your on the rocks or frozen and lemon-lime or strawberry. Order it with rum and you have a daiquiri.
We make this classic cocktail the old fashioned way, with muddled sugar, cherry, orange and bitters in Canadian Club Whiskey. Order on with Christian Brothers Brandy and drink it like a true Midwesterner.
Enjoy a slice of the Big Apple with this classic NYC cocktail made from Canadian Club Whiskey, sweet vermouth and a cherry. Substitute Christian Brothers Brandy for a Midwestern twist.
This is the original Jefferson Pub & Grill signature cocktail made with Absolut Citron, sweet and sour, Sierra Mist and a swirl of Chambord Raspberry Liqueur. Take a sip and see why we say, "Meet me at the Levee!"
Sex on the Levee
Try our Jefferson twist on a Sex on the Beach made with Malibu Peach Schnapps, orange and pineapple juice, cream, grenadine and a splash of Bacardi 151 Rum.
Strawberry Long Island
We love the classic Long Island at Jefferson Pub & Grill, but an explosion of strawberry goodness can’t be wrong. This one is a staff and customer favorite!
Bluff Country Warmer
The bluff country winter inspired this brand new Jefferson original. We make it with Christian Brothers Brandy, hot coffee and a kiss of amaretto topped with whipped cream.
Ward away the winter chill with this sweet treat made of Rumchata Liquor and hot chocolate topped with whipped cream.
A little Caribbean spice can help keep the Midwest winter blues away. We make it made with Captain Morgan Spiced Rum and hot apple cider.
Tap Beer List
Shock Top's Pretzel, Surly Fest, Cider Boys, Castle Danger Cream Ale, Blue Moon, Alaskan Double, Badger Stout, Bent Distillery Maroon & Bolder, Michelob Golden Draft Light, Excelsior's Brown Ale and Schell's Firebrick
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Diet Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper, Sierra Mist, Tropicana Twister Orange Soda, Tropicana Pink Lemonade, fresh brewed ice tea and coffee, hot chocolate and flavored cappuccino