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The Onion Grille


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Be"devil"ed Eggs
3 traditional and 3 with a "devilish flair"
Bucket of Sunnies
Yes! Hand Breaded Sunfish with Tartar Sauce
Onion Rings
Served with Chipotle Ranch
Brie Cheese Curds
with Raspberry Chipotle Ketchup
"Oh My Gouda" Artichoke Dip
with Buttery Garlic Bread
Peppered Beef Bites
Seared Sirloin Beef Tips with a BBQ Aioli
"Rev Me Up" Raviolis
Deep Fried Cheese Ravioli with Marinara Sauce
The Onion Bowl
A Baked Bread Bowl filled with Goat Cheese and Onion Marmalade
Runners and Fliers
(aka Chicken Drummies and Wings) Served with a Honey Hot Sauce
Add a "Mini Loaf of the Month" for $1.99. Add a Market Salad to any Pasta for only $1.99. *We can make it gluten free by switching out the noodle
Chicken Alfredo
Fettuccine Noodles with Chicken and our Homemade Creamy Rich Alfredo Sauce
Beef Stroganoff
Our own take on this Retro Favorite
Little Italy*
Trottole Noodles smothered in "made from scratch" Tomato Basil Sauce, Pepperoni, Andouille Sausage and Italian Sausage
Porky's Pesto*
Trottole Noodles with Homemade Pesto Sauce and Ham
Fettuccine Noodles sauteed with Olive Oil, Wine, Garlic, Kalamata Olives, Artichoke, Red Onion, Peppers then finished with Roma Tomato and Feta and Parmesan Cheese
Add a "Mini Loaf of the Month" for $1.99
"Who Ya Calling" Chicken?
Grilled Chicken, Bacon, Egg, Red Onion, Tomato, Avocado, Swiss and Cheddar Cheese
Red, White & Blue Salad
Mixed Greens with Crispy Chicken, Strawberries, Blue Berries, Brie Cheese & Raspberry Vinaigrette
Steakhouse Salad
Mixed Greens, Purple Onion, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Sirloin Steak & Balsamic Vinaigrette
Braised Pork Bowl
Lettuce Blend, Pork, Quinoa and Wheat Berry, Corn, Black Beans, Avocado, Tomato, Red Onion, Cheddar Cheese and finished with a Honey Cilantro Dressing
The House Onion
Garlic Infused Olive Oil, Caramelized Onion, Red Onion, Crispy Onion Straws, Goat Cheese and Balsamic Reduction
Named after a Queen, This is the Royal Treatment – Basil Pesto, Roma Tomatoes, and Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
The Greek Isle
Seasoned Lamb, Artichoke Hearts, Kalamata Olives, Red Onions, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Feta and Mozzarella Cheese
Southern BBQ Pork
Braised Pork, Roma Tomato, Bacon, Gouda, Mozzarella Cheese and BBQ
All items served with choice of soup or salad, dinner vegetable and starch option
Whiskey Glazed Flat Iron Steak
An 8 oz. Certified Hereford Beef grilled and glazed
Lemon Pepper Chicken
2 Breasts Seasoned and Baked
Big Daddy Ribeye
A 12 oz. Certified Hereford Beef Ribeye grilled and topped with Onion Rings
Grilled Pork Loin
Melt in your mouth flavor that is close to "out of this world", topped with caramelized Granny Smith Apples and Apple Brandy Reduction
Downtown Liver & Onions
Beef Liver with Sautéed Onions and Applewood Smoked Bacon
All items served with choice of soup or salad, dinner vegetable and starch option
Seared Scallops
(5) Scallops seared "Scampi Style with Garlic Butter"
Parmesan Crusted Walleye
Grilled Walleye
Tarragon Butter
Horseradish Crusted Salmon
An 8 oz. Salmon Filet crusted with Horseradish Breading then finished with a Creamy Dijon Sauce
Hand Battered Jumbo Shrimp
All burgers (half pound) and Sandwiches served with kettle chips, add fries or sweet fries for $1.99 or Onion Rings for $3.99
Mushroom Burger
Bacon Cheeseburger
Pork & Ham Sandwich
Beef & Cheddar Hoagie
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar, Grill
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy great food at Onion Grille, whether it is casual bar food, a nice sit down dinner or a special catered event. Onion Grille has always been a great go-to place whatever the occasion. They have a tasty variety of appetizers and entrees...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jsnorthard
Reviewed 15 January 2019

I have been here for both lunches and dinners. Always a great meal. They have some nice personal touches like the Train which runs around the restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dave A
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Visited yesterday with a friend. I had the pressed ham and brie sandwich with a side of pasta. The ham was a slice deli sliced ham, very thin sliced and I really didn't notice the brie. It was more bread than anything so was disappointing....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Di3MN
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Stopped on our travels from MSP International Airport heading east. Family member suggested a stop based on friends' recommendations. Service was fast and friendly. Although the menu is not long, it has enough choice for most folks. Enjoyed sandwiches, burger, and soup. The signature French...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank trishdf
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My husband and I stopped here for lunch after going to the ski swap at Afton Alps. We were waited on quickly and coffee ($2.25 ea) was served right away. Our lunch orders were taken and we waited maybe 10-15 minutes for our entrees. My...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Although staff was nice, dishes were plastic. Flatbread pizza, ok, not great. Ordered an onion soup and the soup was almost cool and cheese unmelted. Told waitress who rewarded it in the mastic fish so of course it wasn’t really warm and cheese not melted-...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Waves32801
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A must for anyone near Hastings! Great Staff and service. I ordered an 18oz piece and it was beautifully cooked and the fries were awesome.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mbeck72
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on a Friday afternoon. Cute little spot by the river in downtown Hastings. Service was excellent and food came super quick. Food was hot and had good taste. Would definitely recommend if your in the neighborhood.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fredinmn
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We shared the half-pound bacon cheeseburger with onion rings. The burger was very tasty and came with a wonderful buttered, grilled egg bun. The onion rings weren't anything special, but they were well-done, as requested. We'll come back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RandyH79
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Delicious food in a very friendly restaurant! I tried the sunfish sandwich which was excellent. Crispy breaded white fish fillets on a tasty bun with a dollop of house-made tartar sauce, fresh lettuce and tomato. They happily accommodated my request for a slice of onion...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Patricia C
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