THE HIGH LIFE LOUNGE MENU
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APPETIZERS
Velvet Elvis Dip | $7.99
Secret recipe with spicy sausage, Velveeta, and Rotel. Served with fresh tortilla chips.

Fried Pickles | $6.99
Five dill pickle spears battered, fried and served with ranch.

Deviled Eggs | $3.99
The classic recipe deviled egg. Four per order.

Fried Cheese Curds | $6.99
Wisconsin cheese curds battered, fried and served with ranch.

Fried Chicken Gizzards | $6.99
A basket of seasoned gizzards breaded and fried.

El Bait Shop Nachos | $9.99
Layers of tortilla chips with chicken or beef, covered with black beans, cheese, tomatoes, jalapeños and banana peppers. Served with salsa and sour cream on the side. Add $1 and try steak, chorizo or pork.
1/2 Order – 6.99

Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots | $7.99
Tater tots and jalapeños wrapped in thick bacon, then fried and topped with cheddar & jack cheese. Served with ranch.

Bacon Wrapped Little Smokies | $7.99
Smokies wrapped in bacon glazed with brown sugar and cayenne. Served with ranch.

Thin-sliced Onion Rings | $7.99
A large basket of thin sliced yellow onion rings hand breaded and fried.

Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls | $7.99
Chopped buffalo chicken, diced red pepper and cheese rolled egg roll style. Served with ranch.

Quesadilla | $8.99
A flour tortilla stuffed with seasoned chicken or beef, cheese, tomatoes, green chiles and onions. Served with a side of sour cream and salsa. Try steak, chorizo or pork for $1 more.

Chips and Salsa | $3.99
Homemade Mild or Spicy Rojo.
Chips and Cheese Sauce | $4.99
Chips and Guacamole | $5.99
Chips and Avocado Salsa | $5.99

SANDWICHES
All sandwiches come with one Regular Side. $1.00 more for Deluxe Side.
Hot Ham And Cheese | $8.99
Hand sliced fire braised ham and Swiss cheese served on two pieces of grilled Texas toast.

Italian Sausage | $8.99
Graziano’s sausage patty, grilled and topped with sauteed onions, peppers and mozzarella.

Pizza Burger | $7.99
Seasoned burger topped with cheese, coated with bread crumbs then fried and topped with pickles. Served with a side of marinara.

B.L.T. | $6.99
Three strips of bacon on grilled Texas toast with lettuce and tomato.

Club Sandwich | $8.99
Hand carved turkey and ham with bacon, lettuce and tomato on grilled Texas toast.

B.B.C. | $8.99
Three strips of bacon topped with three strips of bacon with Swiss and American cheese. Served on grilled Texas toast.

Grilled Cheese | $6.99
American cheese on grilled Texas toast.

Spam Egg And Cheese | $6.99
America’s greatest lunch meat grilled and topped with fried egg and cheese on grilled Texas toast.

Fried Egg And Cheese | $6.49
Two fried eggs with American cheese served on grilled Texas toast. Add bacon for $2.

High Life Big Breakfast Sandwich | $8.99
Breakfast sausage topped with two fried eggs with American cheese on Texas toast.

Reuben | $8.99
The classic deli sandwich with hand-sliced corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, 1,000 island dressing on marble rye. Substitute turkey for no charge.

Italian Grinder | $8.99
Graziano’s Italian ground sausage topped with banana peppers, marinara, and mozzarella. Served on a toasted hoagie bun.

Meatball Sandwich | $8.99
Graziano’s Italian meatballs sautéed in marinara, topped with banana peppers and mozzarella. Served on a toasted hoagie bun.

Chicken Bacon and Cheese | $8.99
Grilled breast topped with bacon and Swiss cheese. Spice it up, add BBQ sauce or Buffalo sauce for $0.50.

Crispy Chicken Sandwich | $8.99
Breaded chicken with lettuce, tomato, and onion served on a toasted bun.

Pork Tenderloin | $8.99
Extra large breaded pork cutlet, fried and topped with pickles.

Prime Rib Sandwich | $10.99
Sliced prime rib topped with caramelized onions and your choice of cheese: American, cheddar, Swiss, mozzarella, hot pepper, or Colby jack. Served on a hoagie bun with a side of au jus.

Philly Sandwich | $9.99
Chunks of slow-cooked pot roast, grilled onions, red and green bell peppers and Swiss cheese served on a hoagie roll. Substitute chicken for no charge.

BBQ Pork Sandwich | $8.99
Shredded port on a brioche bun with pickles, coleslaw and BBQ.

Brisket Sandwich | $8.99
Sliced brisket on a brioche bun with pickles, coleslaw and BBQ sauce.

BURGERS
All burgers come with one regular side. $1.00 more for Deluxe Side. Add ons: $2.00 Fried Egg; $1.00 Chili; $0.50 Extra Cheese
$2.00 Extra Patty, $2.00 Sub Impossible Burger Patty
High Life Cheeseburger Basket | $5.99
1/4 lb. burger with American cheese, pickles and onions.

Rarebit Burger | $9.99
Two 1/4 b. beef patties served open-faced, smothered with rarebit sauce and caramelized onions.

Garlic Burger | $9.99
Two 1/4 lb. burgers topped with minced garlic and American and aged gouda cheeses, grilled red onion and BBQ.

Spicy Diablo Burger | $9.99
Two 1/4 lb. burgers topped with grilled jalapeños, hot pepper cheese and spicy buffalo sauce.

Breakfast Burger | $10.99
Two 1/4 lb. fresh beef patties with bacon and fried egg. Your choice of American, Swiss, mozzarella or hot pepper cheese.

Veggie Burger | $10.99
Impossible Burger patty, sliced avocado, lettuce, tomato and red onion on a brioche bun.

 

Bacon Cheeseburger | $10.99
Two 1/4 lb. fresh beef patties topped with three strips of bacon and your choice of American, Swiss, cheddar, mozzarella, hot pepper cheese, or Colby jack with pickles and onions.

Bacon and Blue Burger | $10.99
Two 1/4 lb. burgers topped with lowa’s own blue cheese, caramelized onions and two strips of thick cut bacon.

Peanut Butter and Bacon Burger | $9.99
Two 1/4 lb. burgers topped with peanut butter and two strips of thick cut bacon.

The High Life Man | $12.99
A 1/4 lb. burger, an Italian sausage patty, three strips of bacon, Swiss and American cheese, grilled onions and jalapeños, mayonnaise and BBQ sauce. Topped with a mini powdered donut.

Patty Melt | $9.99
Two 1/4 lb. patties served on marble rye with grilled onions and Swiss cheese.

 

WINGS
1 lbs. of wings served with carrots, celery and your choice of ranch or blue cheese dressing. Choose from traditional, breaded or boneless. 1 lb $9.99 – Split sauce for $0.50
Spicy
High Life Tang Sauce, Buffalo-mild or hot, Volcano, BBQ spicy, Spicy Orange, Jamaican Jerk Dry Rubbed
Sweet
BBQ Sweet, Teriyaki, Thai Peanut, BBQ Dry Rubbed-with Des Moines’ own Mo’Rub Universal Seasoning
SOUP & SALAD
Dressings: Ranch, Blue Cheese, Italian, Honey Mustard, 1,000 Island, French, Dorothy Lynch, Oil & Vinegar. Make any salad a wrap and add a side for no charge!
Club Salad | 9.99
Lettuce mix, carrots and tomatoes topped with grilled chicken, bacon, shredded cheese and croutons.

Chef Salad | 9.99
Lettuce mix, carrots, tomato, cucumber and red onion topped with ham, turkey, bacon, hard boiled egg, shredded cheese and croutons.

Dinner Salad | 6.99
Lettuce mix, carrots, tomato, cucumber and red onion topped with shredded cheese and croutons.

Side Salad
Lettuce mix, carrots, tomato, cucumber, red onion and croutons.

Taco Salad | $8.99
A large, crisp tortilla shell filled with fresh lettuce and seasoned ground beef or shredded chicken, topped with tomatoes, green onions and cheese, served with homemade salsa and sour cream.

Buffalo Chicken Salad | $9.99
Lettuce mix, breaded chicken tossed in mild Buffalo sauce with blue cheese crumbles, carrots, celery, tomatoes, and cucumbers.

Soups | Cup $3.99 | Bowl $4.99
Homemade Chili
Chicken Corn Chowder (contains bacon)
Soup of the Day (while it lasts!)

BROASTED CHICKEN
Cooked with a patented pressure-frying process that produces some of the best chicken you’ll ever have. Comes with two regular priced sides and a roll. Extra charge for deluxe sides.

Add a piece of chicken: Breast $4.50, Thigh $3.50; Wing $2.50, Drum $2.50

2 Piece – Breast & Breast | $11.99

2 Piece – Breast & Wing | $9.99

2 Piece – Breast & Drum | $9.99

2 Piece – Breast & Thigh | $10.99

2 Piece – Thigh & Thigh | $9.99

2 Piece – Thigh & Drum | $9.99

HIGH LIFE CLASSICS
Beef Stroganoff | $9.99
A classic with tender beef, mushrooms and a creamy sauce with egg noodles. Served with one regular side and a roll.

Goulash | $8.99
Macaroni, tomatoes, hamburger and cheese served with one regular side and a roll.

Mom’s Pot Roast | $9.99
Slow roasted beef, carrots, potatoes and gravy served with one regular side and a roll.

Liver and Onions | $8.99
The real deal grilled and served with two regular sides and a roll.

Chicken Pot Pie | $9.99
Puff pastry pie stuffed with chicken and vegetables smothered in gravy. No side included.

Meatloaf Dinner | $9.99
Homemade meatloaf topped with sauce and served with two regular sides and a roll.

Chicken Finger Basket | $8.99
Three fried chicken tenders on grilled Texas toast served with one regular side.

Macaroni and Cheese | $7.99
Homemade, topped with Parmesan and served with a roll. No side included.

Hot Beef | $9.99
Slow cooked roast beef on grilled Texas toast, topped with mashed potatoes and gravy. No side included.

Hot Turkey | $9.99
Slices of hand carved turkey on grilled Texas toast topped with mashed potatoes and gravy. No side included.

Brisket Poutine | $9.99
Brisket, cheese curds, french fries (or tots!) covered in brown gravy.

EL BAIT SHOP ENTREES
Fish Tacos | $8.99
Two flour soft shell tortillas filled with seasoned tilapia filets sautéed and topped with shredded cabbage, pineapple salsa and cilantro cream sauce. Served with beans and Mexican rice.

Soft Shell Tacos | $7.99
Two flour soft shell tortillas filled with ground beef or seasoned chicken, lettuce, tomatoes and shredded cheese. Served with beans and Mexican rice.

Market Street Tacos | $8.99
Two corn tortillas with onion and cilantro. Garnished with lime wedge and radishes and served with beans and Mexican rice. Choose steak, pork or chorizo.

The Original Pizza Puff | $3.00
Italian sausage, mozzarella cheese, home-style pizza sauce in a tasty puff.

Vegetarian Burrito | $8.99
Large flour tortilla stuffed with black beans, rice, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, guacamole, salsa and cilantro.

Smothered Burrito | $8.99
Your choice of seasoned ground beef or chicken, beans and rice rolled up in a flour tortilla. Smothered in Monterey Jack cheese sauce and topped with lettuce, tomatoes, jalapeños, and green onion.

Enchiladas | $8.99
Two flour tortillas with ground beef or chicken, smothered in enchilada sauce and topped with melted cheese. Served with beans and Mexican rice. Try steak, chorizo or pork for $1 more.

REGULAR SIDES

All regular sides $2.49

French Fries

Tater Tots

Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

Cottage Cheese

Coleslaw

Pasta Salad

Potato Salad
(contains bacon)

Corn

Green Beans

Baked Beans

Black Beans

Refried Beans

Mexican Rice

DELUXE SIDES

All deluxe sides $2.99

Sweet Potato Tots

Sautéed Fresh Veggies

Onion Rings

Mac And Cheese

Chili Cheese Fries

Side Salad

EXTRAS
Guacamole
Small – $1.00
Large – $3.49

Cheese Sauce
Small – $1.00
Large – $2.49

Salsa
(Mild or Spicy Rojo)

Avocado Salsa
Small – $1.00
Large – $3.49

Tortilla Chips | $2.00

Sour Cream | $0.50

Extra Dressings | $0.50

KIDS MENU
$5.49 includes entree, side and drink. 12 years and under only, please.
Cheeseburger

Grilled Cheese (add Turkey or Ham $1.00)

PB&J

Chicken Strips

Homemade Mac & Cheese

Soft Shell Taco (Beef or Chicken)

Cheese Quesadilla

KIDS MENU SIDES
$1.00 extra for: Mac & Cheese, Onion Rings, Chili Cheese Fries, Sweet Potato Fries
Applesauce

Carrots & Celery

Fries

Tater Tots

Green Beans

Corn

Cottage Cheese

Coleslaw

Pasta Salad

Side Salad

Potato Salad

Baked Beans

Mashed Potatoes

Black Beans

Refried Beans

Mexican Rice

BEVERAGES
Coke | $2.49

Diet Coke | $2.49

Sprite | $2.49

Mellow Yellow | $2.49

Mr. Pibb | $2.49

Fanta Orange Soda | $2.49

Lemonade | $2.49

Iced Tea | $2.49

Tang | $2.25

Milk | $2.25

Coffee | $2.25

Millstream Root Beer | $4.00 | Refill $2.00

Millstream Cream Soda | $4.00 | Refill $2.00

Red Bull | $3.00

Red Bull Blueberry | $3.00

Red Bull Orange | $3.00

Red Bull Tropical | $3.00

Sugar Free Red Bull | $3.00