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Soak in some Detroit history at The Lodge Diner. Day, night or late night, it's a great call. Open Daily, 24 hours a day.


Nachos Grande

Layers of Tex-Mex tortilla chips, choice of seasoned ground beef or chicken fajita strips, melted cheddar jack, creamy cheese sauce, black beans, tomatoes, green onions, served with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa

Lobster Cakes

Three crispy cakes made with chunks of cold water lobster meat, breaded and fried, served with artisan greens and mustard aioli

Crispy Green Beans & Cauliflower

Seasoned battered green beans and cauliflower bites to share (or not), fried and served with chipotle ranch dip

MotorCity Chicken Tenders

Breaded chicken with crispy celery sticks
Select a sauce: buffalo, Jack Daniels BBQ, or ranch

Mixed Kettle Chips

Thick cut housemade potato chips, half mesquite bbq and half ranch with ranch or bleu cheese dip

Fried Chicken Wings

A dozen marinated chicken wings tossed in your choice of buffalo sauce, Jack Daniel's BBQ, or plain with ranch dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Italian-style creamy dip baked with parmesan and garlic, served with crispy fried pita chips

Quesadilla Chicken or Beef

Grilled flour tortilla loaded with chicken fajita strips or seasoned ground beef, cheddar jack, bell peppers and onions, served with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa


Tomato Basil Bisque

Creamy tomato, garlic, basil, and parmesan with multigrain croutons

New England Clam Chowder

A rich, creamy, hearty soup served with oyster crackers

Soup of the Day

Please ask your server about today’s homemade soup

Cobb Salad

Romaine and crisp iceberg lettuce, grilled and chilled chicken breast, thick cut bacon, hard-boiled egg, crumbled bleu cheese, tomatoes, and avocado

Caesar Salad

Fresh chopped romaine lettuce, shaved parmesan, grilled parmesan crostini and classic Caesar dressing

MotorCity Garden Salad

Artisan greens, cucumbers, carrots, grape tomatoes, and multi-grain croutons

Salad Upgrades

Grilled Chicken Breast $5
Roasted Salmon 4oz $8
Four Jumbo Fried Shrimp $12
Thick Cut Bacon $4

Dressings: Buttermilk Ranch, Italian Vinaigrette, Wild Raspberry, Caesar, Bleu Cheese, Chipotle Ranch, French, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard, Nikki's Greek, Poppy Seed


Available 11am-11pm
Entrees served with warm rolls and butter.

Slow-Cooked Pot Roast

Served over mashed potatoes, steamed vegetables, and beef gravy

New York Strip Steak

10 oz. New York strip char-grilled with mushrooms and topped with original Detroit Zip sauce, served with mashed potatoes and vegetable of the day

Jack Daniels BBQ Ribs

Slow-cooked pork ribs coated with our Jack Daniels BBQ sauce, served with french fries and coleslaw
Half $16, Full $20

Fish and Chips

Golden fried beer-battered cod, served with french fries, coleslaw, and tartar sauce

Shrimp and Chips

6 battered jumbo shrimp, battered and fried, served with french fries, coleslaw, and tartar sauce

MotorCity Meatloaf

Our famous meatloaf served over grilled Texas toast, vegetable of the day, mashed potatoes, and gravy

Florentine Stuffed Chicken Breast

Jumbo boneless skin-on chicken breast loaded with sautéed spinach and a blend of cheeses, baked with white wine pan sauce, served with vegetable of the day and ancient grain rice

Pesto Parmesan Butter Salmon

Pan-seared salmon with white wine pesto butter, served with ancient grain rice and vegetable of the day

À La Carte

New York Strip 10 oz, $16
Salmon, $14
Six Jumbo Fried Shrimp, $16


Andes® Mint Chocolate Brownie Sundae $8
Warm Caramel Sticky Cake $7
Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Mixed Berry Compote $7
High Crust Apple Pie $7
Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to any dessert $1


Pop: Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Vernors $2
Milk: whole, non-fat, vanilla almond $3
Juice: orange, grapefruit, tomato, V-8, cranberry, pineapple, apple $4
Coffee, Tea, Sweet Tea or Iced Tea $3
Water: Fiji, Perrier sparkling $3
*Please ask your server for our beer, wine, and cocktails menu.


Sandwiches served with coleslaw. Add mixed kettle chips or french fries $3.

MotorCity Cheesesteak

Flat-grilled sliced rib eye smothered with caramelized onions and creamy cheese sauce on a hoagie roll

Buffalo Grilled Chicken

Buffalo-style grilled chicken breast with monterey jack and bleu cheese, packed in a garlic butter grilled sub bun with leaf lettuce

Casino Club Sandwich

A triple decker sandwich stacked with applewood bacon, roasted turkey, black forest ham, swiss, tomatoes, lettuce, and mayo, served on white, multi-grain wheat, rye, or Texas toast

Open Face New York Steak Sandwich

Char-grilled 10oz. New York strip over garlic Texas toast with caramelized onions, pepper jack, spring mix greens, and chipotle ranch sauce, topped with fried onion rings

MotorCity Half Pound Burger

8oz. patty of our specialty ground beef, with sliced tomato, lettuce, onion, and your choice of cheese on a brioche bun
*Add applewood bacon $2

Mediterranean Chicken Sandwich

Grilled chicken breast, feta, red onion, roasted red pepper, spinach, and sun-dried tomato aioli, on toasted ciabatta roll

Grilled Cheese & Soup Combo

Triple decker brie and boursin grilled cheese on multigrain wheat or Texas toast, served with your choice of soup

Lobster Roll

Cold water lobster meat in creamy housemade dressing on a New England-style brioche bun

Chicken Shawarma

Marinated thin sliced chicken wrapped with garlic sauce, lettuce, pickled cucumber, tomato relish, and pickled turnips with extra garlic sauce on the side

Open-Face Roast Turkey

Thick cut roasted turkey breast served over butter grilled Texas toast with mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, and cranberry relish


Basket of French Fries $7
Basket of Fried Onion Rings with Chipotle Ranch Dip $8
House-Made Mashed Potatoes & Gravy $4
Ancient Grain Rice Blend $4
Hash Brown Potatoes $4
Side Garden Salad $4
artisan mixed greens, cucumber, grape tomatoes, red onion, multi-grain garlic croutons
Vegetable of the Day $4
Creamy Home-Style Coleslaw $3


It's morning somewhere... available 24/7

The Classic

2 eggs any style, 2 sausage links, 2 bacon strips, hash browns, choice of toast

Traffic Stopper

2 fried eggs, breakfast potatoes, turkey sausage gravy, and maybe the biggest buttermilk biscuit you've ever seen

Steak and Eggs

Char-grilled 10oz. New York strip served with 2 eggs any style, hash browns, and choice of toast

Avocado Toast

Multigrain wheat toast topped with chunky mashed avocado, roasted red pepper, Bermuda onion, hardboiled egg, and tomato jam

MotorCity Pancakes

Buttermilk pancakes served with sweet cream butter and maple syrup
Add fresh blueberries $3
Half $7, Full $10

Chicken and Waffle

3 crispy fried chicken tender fritters served over a Belgian waffle with sweet cream butter and maple syrup

Nutella® Banana French Toast

Grilled cinnamon swirl challah bread in vanilla egg batter, layered with cocoa hazelnut spread and sliced bananas, with sweet cream butter and maple syrup

Belgian Waffle

Classic Belgian waffle served with fresh berry topping, sweet cream butter, and maple syrup


Served with hash browns and choice of toast for $12. Select from the following:

Three Cheese – cheddar, Swiss, pepper jack
Ham and Cheese – black forest ham and American cheese
Corned Beef – thinly sliced corned beef and Swiss
Vegetarian – spinach, mushroom, tomato, peppers, onions
Farmers – ham, bell peppers, onions, breakfast potatoes, American cheese

Eggs Benedict

2 poached eggs on English muffin with Canadian bacon, hollandaise sauce, served with hash browns
substitute salmon and sautéed spinach for bacon $4


One Egg $3
Hash Browns $3
Bacon $4
Pork Sausage Links $4
Turkey Sausage Patties $4
Grilled Ham $4
Toast, Bagel, or English Muffin $4
Seasonal Fruit Bowl $7
Assorted Cereals $4
Oatmeal with Berries $5
Southern Grits$4

*NOTICE - Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.

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