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.



58 Center Street | Winona, MN 55987


We open every day at 11 a.m.


(507) 452-2718



LTO Menu

These unique menu items are available for a limited time only. Stop in and try one today!


Tator Tot Nachos $6.49

Mexico meets the Midwest! A bed of tator tots topped with diced tomatoes, jalapeños, black olives, shredded cheddar cheese and your choice of beef or chicken. Plenty to share!


Fried Chicken Sandwich $9.99

Buttermilk marinated chicken, rolled in seasoned flour and lightly fried, then served up on a toasted bun with Southern-style country gravy. Served with your choice of side.


Herb Braised Brisket Grilled $13.99

8 oz. beef brisket topped with herbed demi glaze and crushed walnuts. Served with roasted sweet potatoes and your choice of soup or salad.


Bourbon Glazed Sirloin $13.99

An 8 oz. sirloin grilled to your taste and drizzled with a bourbon glaze. Served with soup or salad and your choice of side.


Toffee Cheesecake $4.99

A creamy classic cheesecake studded with crunchy toffee bits and topped with a caramel swirl. Served with whipped cream.


BLUE MOON Burger $8.99

Hand-pattied burger topped with melted provolone cheese and our special Blue Moon sauce: Heinz 57, fresh orange juice and Blue Moon Ale. Served with your choice of side.


Buffalo Chicken Dip $7.99

This zesty, creamy dip features the great flavor of Buffalo chicken wings without all the mess! Served with tri-colored tortilla chips.


Cranberry Turkey Burger $9.99

We start with a grilled turkey burger on a Ciabatta roll and top it with Swiss cheese, shredded lettuce and our special cranberry dijon mustard sauce. Served with your choice of side.

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. All salads (except house salad and taco salad) are available in half sizes.

Tex-Mex Chili $5.99 | Cup $4.49

Our thick and hearty, award winning recipe is made with shredded beef and topped with onions and Cheddar cheese.

Kettle Soups $5.49 | Cup $4.49

Enjoy Jefferson's homemade chicken noodle or our soup of the day.

Chopped Cobb Salad $11.49

Fresh chopped iceberg lettuce topped with turkey, bacon, tomato, egg and bleu cheese crumbles.

Caesar Salad $10.49

Fresh chopped romaine lettuce tossed with parmesan cheese, cucumbers, tomato wedges, crisp homemade croutons and Caesar dressing. Add grilled chicken breast for $2.00.

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 Chef Salad $11.49

Fresh tossed greens topped with smoked ham, oven-roasted turkey, Swiss and Cheddar cheese, tomato wedges and homemade croutons. Served with your choice of dressing.

Jefferson's house Salad $6.49

Crisp 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 $11.49

Fresh baby spring greens topped with walnut pieces, bleu cheese crumbles, dried cranberries, tomatoes and bacon. Add grilled chicken breast for $2.00.

Mandarin Salad $11.49

Baby spring greens, topped with mandarin oranges, red onion, tomatoes and toasted cashews. Served with you choice of dressing. Add grilled chicken breast for $2.00.

Southwest Chicken Salad $11.49

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.

Bluff Burgers

Our hand-pattied burgers are made from specially selected ground beef, seasoned with our own house spices and served medium well on a locally made Bloedow's bun. Order yours with a 1/3 or 1/2 lb. patty (except for the Spicy Black Bean and Walnut burgers). All burgers are served with lettuce and tomato and your choice of French fries, mashed potatoes, cup of soup, garden salad or coleslaw. Substitute chili for $1.00. Make it sweet potato or waffle fries for an extra $1.00. Add a second side order for $1.75.

Goody Burger $8.99 | $10.99

Topped with barbecue sauce, batter fried onion rings and Cheddar cheese.

Frisco Melt $9.99 | $11.99

Topped with bacon, onion, Cheddar and Swiss cheese and served with Thousand Island dressing on thick sourdough bread.

Bacon Cheese Burger $9.49 | $11.49

Topped with hickory smoked bacon and cheddar cheese.

Texan $9.49 | $11.49

Topped with jalapeño peppers, onions, chipotle mayo and pepper jack cheese.

Mushroom Swiss Burger $8.99 | $10.99

The same classic burger, only this time we top it off with mushrooms and Swiss cheese.

Black & Bleu $8.99 | $10.99

For the Cajun in you! Spiced with Cajon seasoning and topped with bleu cheese dressing and strips of hickory smoked bacon.

Tangler Burger $9.99 | $11.99

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.

Patty Melt $9.49 | $11.49

An old favorite topped with fried onions, Swiss and Cheddar cheese and served on marble rye.

Philly Burger $8.99 | $10.99

The classic Philly with a Jefferson twist! Topped with grilled peppers, onions, mushrooms and provolone cheese.

Walnut Burger $9.99

An historic Trempealeau Hotel Burger topped with lettuce, tomato and honey mustard.

Classic Burger $7.99 | $9.99

A burger kept simple. Add cheese for $0.50.

Jefferson Originals

Served with French fries, mashed potatoes, cup of soup, garden salad or coleslaw. Make it sweet potato or waffle fries for an extra $1.50.

Chicken Quesadilla $10.99

A Texas-size flour tortilla filled with melted cheeses, seasoned chicken and green chillies Served with sour cream and salsa.

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.

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.

Chicken Tenders $10.49

Delicious tender all white-meat chicken strips. Ask about our sauces.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap $9.99

Grilled chicken breast brushed with our zesty wing sauce, wrapped in a tortilla with tomato and lettuce. Served with a side of Jefferson's blue cheese dressing and celery sticks. Add cheese for $0.50.

Specialty Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served with your choice of Jefferson fries, mashed potatoes, cup of soup, garden salad or coleslaw. Substitute chili for $1.50. Make it sweet potato or waffle fries for an extra $1.00. Add a second side order for $1.75.

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich $9.99

Grilled chicken breast marinated in our zesty wing sauce, topped with lettuce and served with a side of bleu cheese dressing.

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.

Tilapia Filet Sandwich $9.49

Batter-fried tilapia filet served with lettuce and a side of tartar sauce.

The Original Beef Brisket $9.49

Our own slow-roasted beef brisket served on a rustic hoagie with au jus.

Philly Beef 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.

Reuben $9.99

Thin-sliced corn beef with Swiss cheese and sauerkraut served on thick-sliced marble rye bread.

Barbecue Pork $9.49

Tender pulled pork simmered in a tangy barbecue sauce and served on a rustic hoagie.

Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich $8.49

Served with tomato, lettuce and mayo on a Bloedow's bun.

Chicken Club $9.49

A grilled chicken breast topped with Cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo and served on a rustic hoagie.

Greek Gyro $9.99

All things Greek! Traditional Greek gyro meat topped with lettuce, onions, peppers, tomatoes and Greek sauce, all served on Greek flat bread. 

BLT $9.49

Crisp bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo served on fresh baked Jefferson bread.

Minnesota Turkey Club $11.49

A mountain of tender sliced turkey breast, bacon, lettuce tomato and mayo served on cranberry Minnesota wild rice 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.

Jefferson Specialties

Served with your choice of soup or salad.

Fettuccine Alfredo $11.99 | Half $7.99

Classic fettuccine tossed in our creamy Alfredo sauce. Add a seasoned grilled chicken breast for $2.00.

Homemade Lasagna $12.99

Try our homemade meat lasagna with mozzarella, cottage cheese and marinara sauce.

Honey Mustard Marinade Chicken $12.99

Grilled chicken covered with our homemade mustard sauce, sautéed mushrooms, provolone and Cheddar cheese and bacon, all served on a bed of wild rice.

Four-Cheese Penne $11.99 | Half $7.99

We blend Alfredo sauce with provolone, mozzarella, Parmesan and Romano cheese before gently tossing it with penne pasta and tomato. Add a seasoned grilled chicken breast for $2.00. Make it Cajun for $0.50.

Dinner Entrées

Dinner entrées are available all day. Entrées are served with your choice of soup or salad and choices of seasoned wild rice blend, mashed potato, baked potato (after 4 p.m.), French fries or steamed vegetables. Make it sweet potato or waffle fries for an extra $1.00. Add broiled or batter fried shrimp for $4.95.

8 oz. Choice Center Cut Sirloin $15.99

Grilled to order and served with a side of Jefferson's whiskey mushrooms.

Smoked Pork Chop $14.99

A grilled 8 oz. center cut smoked pork chop served on a bed of Cajun slaw and topped with apple chutney.

Rib Eye $15.99

Steak grilled to your taste and topped with our bacon caramelized onion reduction.

Tenderloin Tips $15.49

Tender beef tips cooked to perfection and smothered with grilled peppers, onions and mushrooms.

Premium Shrimp $15.49

Broiled or coated with a specially seasoned light batter and served with your choice of tartar or cocktail sauce.


New York French Vanilla Cheesecake $5.49

Topped with your choice of hot fudge, caramel or strawberries.

Jefferson's Strawberry Shortcake $3.99

Our famous cornbread topped with sliced strawberries and whipped cream.

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.

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.

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 pieces for $1.25.


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.

Old Fashioned

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.

Levee Lemonade

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.

Hot Chata

Ward away the winter chill with this sweet treat made of Rumchata Liquor and hot chocolate topped with whipped cream.

Spiced Apple

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