The Original
JESSE'S EMBERS
Des Moines' favorite Steakhouse since 1963



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Lunch                                                                                                              

Appetizers                                                                                                                                                                

*Shrimp Cocktail (6)
with Zesty Sauce........................................................................................ 8.95
*Cajun Shrimp Sautéed in unsalted Butter and Beer, served with French Bread.................. 8.95
Sautéed Mushrooms Sautéed in a White Wine and Garlic Sauce............................................ 6.95
Onion Rings Hand sliced thin rings in our own Special Breading............Large 5.95   Small 4.95

Salads & Sides                                                                                                                                                         

Greek Salad
....................................................................................................................................... 7.95
  Feta Cheese, Green Pepper, Onion, Greek Olives, Tomato & Lettuce tossed with Classic Greek Dressing
*Chicken Salad.................................................................................................................................. 8.95
  Grilled Chicken breast on a bed of Lettuce with Green Pepper, Onion & Tomato, topped with
Cheddar Cheese
*Shrimp Salad...................................................................................................................................10.95
  Chilled Shrimp on a bed of Lettuce with Green Pepper, Onion & Tomato, topped with
Cheddar Cheese
*Chicken Caesar Salad.................................................................................................................... 9.95
  Romain Lettuce tossed with Parmesan Cheese, Fresh Croutons, diced Chicken & our
Classic Caesar Dressing                                                                       Shrimp ........... 10.95
Tossed Salad....................................................................................................................................... 3.95
  Fresh Garden Greens, Carrots & Radish topped with Fresh Croutons
Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce.............................................................................................. 3.95
Broccoli Fresh and Steamed.............................................................................................................. 2.95
Spinach, Wild Rice Blend, Baked Potato or Cottage Fries................................................... 2.00

Homemade Salad Dressings
House Creamy Garlic, French, Italian, Ranch, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard      
Blue Cheese  -  .75 extra


Soups
                                                                                                                                                                        

Soup of the Day
................Cup 3.50 Bowl 4.50
Clam Chowder
..................Cup 3.50 Bowl 4.50
(when available)                      
Chili
......................................Cup 3.50 Bowl 4.50
(seasonal)                              

Features from the Open Pit
                                                                                                                       

*Emberburger
.................................................................................................................................... 8.95
  Half pound Sirloin Beef Patty served with French Fries or Pasta Salad
                                                                          With Cheese Sauce.......................................... 9.50
*Grilled Pork Tenderloin................................................................................................................ 8.95
  Served with French Fries or Pasta Salad
*Open Pit Bar-B-Que Beef............................................................................................................. 8.95
  Served with French Fries or Pasta Salad
*Open Pit French Dip, Au Jus..................................................................................................... 10.95
  Served with French Fries or Pasta Salad
*Our Famous London Broil......................................................................................................... 12.95
  7 ounce sliced Sirloin served Au Jus with Salad & choice of French Fries, Baked Beans
or Pasta Salad
*Eddy's Special................................................................................................................................... 9.95    
  Half pound Sirloin Patty topped with Cheeses Sauce, Bacon & Grilled Onions
  Served with choice of French Fries, Baked Beans or Pasta Salad
*Ladies Steak Sandwich................................................................................................................. 14.95
  Prime 8 ounce Sirloin with Salad & choice of French Fries or Baked Beans or Onion rings
*Embers Steak Sandwich............................................................................................................... 16.95
  12 ounce Prime Sirloin with Salad & choice of French Fries or Baked Beans or Onion rings
*Smoked Loin Back Ribs............................................................................................................... 12.95
  Complete with Salad & choice of French Fries, Baked Beans or Pasta Salad
*Broiled Breast of Chicken Sandwich.......................................................................................... 9.50
  Complete with Salad & choice of French Fries or Pasta Salad  
Seafood                                                                                                                                                                               

*Grilled Salmon
.................................................................................................................................. 12.95
*Yellowfin Tuna Filet....................................................................................................................... 12.95
*Beer Battered Lobster Tails......................................................................................................... 16.95
*Beer Battered Shrimp..................................................................................................................... 13.95

All of the above seafood entrees are served with salad & choice of french fries, pasta salad or steamed broccoli
Substitute cottage fries or onion rings - .50     Split order available - 1.00
Dinner                                                                                                           

Appetizers                                                                                                                                                                


*Shrimp Cocktail (6)
with Zesty Sauce.......................................................................................... 9.95
*Cajun Shrimp Sautéed in unsalted Butter and Beer, served with French Bread.................... 9.95
Sautéed Mushrooms Sautéed in a White Wine and Garlic Sauce.............................................. 7.95
Onion Rings Hand sliced thin rings in our own Special Breading........... Large 6.95     Small 5.95

Salads & Sides                                                                                                                                                        

Greek Salad
......................................................................................Entree 8.95     with Dinner..... 6.95
  Feta Cheese, Green Pepper, Onion, Greek Olives, Tomato & Lettuce tossed with Classic Greek Dressing
*Chicken Salad................................................................................................................................... 12.95
  Grilled Chicken breast on a bed of Lettuce with Green Pepper, Onion & Tomato, topped with
Cheddar Cheese
*Shrimp Salad.................................................................................................................................... 13.95
  Chilled Shrimp on a bed of Lettuce with Green Pepper, Onion & Tomato, topped with
Cheddar Cheese
*Chicken Caesar Salad.................................................................................................................... 12.95
  Romain Lettuce tossed with Parmesan Cheese, Fresh Croutons, diced Chicken & our Classic
Caesar Dressing
Tossed Salad......................................................................................................................................... 4.95
  Fresh Garden Greens, Carrots & Radish topped with Fresh Croutons
Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce................................................................................................ 5.95
Broccoli Fresh and Steamed................................................................................................................ 3.95
Spinach, Wild Rice Blend, Baked Potato or Cottage Fries..................................................... 2.95

Homemade Salad Dressings
House Creamy Garlic, French, Italian, Ranch, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard      
Blue Cheese  -  .75 extra

Sandwiches                                                                                                                                         

*Emberburger
Half Pound Sirloin Beef Patty................................................................................ 8.95
                                                                                                                         with Cheese   9.50
*Grilled Pork Tenderloin.................................................................................................................. 8.95
*Open Pit Bar-B-Que Beef.............................................................................................................. 9.95
  Thinly sliced Smoked Brisket, smothered in our Famous Homemade BBQ Sauce
*Open Pit French Dip, Au Jus...................................................................................................... 12.95
  Thinly sliced Top Sirloin served on a toasted Hoagie Bun
*Broiled Breast of Chicken Sandwich.......................................................................................... 9.95
  7 ounce Plump Chicken Breast

All Sandwiches are served with Tossed Salad & choice of French Fries or Pasta Salad
Substitute Cottage Fries, Onion Rings or Baked Potato for $1.00


Features from the Open Pit                                                                                                                        

*Embers Special
  12 ounce Aged Prime Sirloin............................................................................. 22.95
*Filet Mignon  Bacon Wrapped 11 ounce Center Cut Fillet........................................................ 27.95
*Small Filet Mignon  Bacon wrapped 7 ounce Center Cut Filet................................................. 23.95
*Small Sirloin  8 ounce Aged Prime Sirloin..................................................................................... 18.95
*Yankee's New York  16 ounce Center Cut................................................................................... 29.95
*London Broil  Sliced Top Sirloin served on Toasted Bread with Au Jus................................. 15.95
*Double London Broil....................................................................................................................... 19.95
*Grilled Breast of Chicken Pilaf..................................................................................................... 16.95
  7 ounce Plump Chicken Breast served on a bed of Blended Rice with Asparagus Spears & Hollandaise
*Grilled Iowa Chop  12 ounce.......................................................................................................... 16.95
*Ribeye  16 ounce, choice of Potato & Salad.................................................................................. 24.95

Ribs                                                                                                                                                                            

*Jesse's Smoked Loin Back Ribs
................................................................................................... 18.95
  Tender Pork Baby Back Ribs, served with our Famous Homemade BBQ Sauce

Pasta
                                                                                                                                                                          


Pasta Special Changes Weekly - ask server for details

Seafood                                                                                                                                                                

*Sue's Slippers Beer Battered Lobster Tails 8 oz. .................................................................. 25.95
*Orange Roughy Florentine 8 oz.................................................................................................. 19.95
*Charbroiled Yellowfin Tuna Filet 8 oz...................................................................................... 18.95
*Charbroiled Salmon 8 oz............................................................................................................... 18.95
*Walleye Pike  Served either Broiled or Fried.............................................................................. 18.95
*Baked Whitefish  Steamed with Lemon Sauce........................................................................... 16.95
*Broiled Shrimp  7 Large Coldwater Shrimp................................................................................ 19.95
*Beer Battered Shrimp  7 Large Lightly Battered Coldwater Shrimp...................................... 19.95
*Steamed Lobster Tail  Two 6 ounce Coldwater Lobster Tails................................................ 38.95

Steak & Seafood                                                                                                                               

*Filet Mignon & Broiled Shrimp ................................................................................................. 28.95
  7 ounce Bacon wrapped Filet with 4 Large Coldwater Shrimp
*Filet Mignon & Steamed Lobster Tail...................................................................................... 38.95
  7 ounce Bacon wrapped Filet with a 6 ounce Coldwater Lobster Tail

All Dinners include Salad, Bread & choice of Baked Potato, Cottage Fries,
French Fries, Pasta Salad or Steamed Broccoli
Onion Rings $1.00 Extra
Split Orders $3.00    Not Responsible for well done steaks.
                                                                                                            

* "Thoroughly cooking foods of animal origin such as beef, eggs, fish, lamb, poultry, or shellfish reduces the risk of foodborne illness. 

Individuals with certain health conditions may be at higher risk if these foods are consumed raw or undercooked. 
Consult your physician or public official for further information"


(NO PERSONAL CHECKS PLEASE)