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Award-Winning,
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The Nicollet Island Inn has been serving classic American cuisine in a relaxing, elegant environment for over 40 years. Scroll down to view our current menus and make your reservation!

Dining Room Hours

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday | 11am – 9pm
Saturday | 9am – 9pm
Sunday | 9am – 8pm

View our menus for HARVEST TEA, RESTAURANT WEEK, and THANKSGIVING

Appetizers, Salad, & Soup

Cheese Plate GFA

Selection of two Artisan Cheeses, Locally Raised Honey, Fruit Compote | 17

Wedge Salad GF

Buttermilk Ranch & Blue Cheese Dressing, Hard Boiled Egg, Tomatoes, Bacon, Red Onions, Romaine | 11

Cajun Spiced Colossal Shrimp GF

House-Made Caesar Dressing, Parmesan Cheese, House-Made Croutons | 25 (just the salad 12)

Deviled Eggs GF

Bacon & Dark Truffle Shavings | 9

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail GF

5 Grilled Jumbo Shrimp, Asian Slaw & Glaze, Ponzu Sauce | 17

Lobster Cakes

Two Lobster Cakes with Sambal Aioli | 16

Root Vegetable Soup

Roasted Root Vegetables, Cream, Crumbled Bacon & Croutons | 9

Sandwiches

All Sandwiches served with French Fries
GLUTEN FREE BUN AVAILABLE + 2

Breaded Walleye Sandwich

Batard, Remoulade, Coleslaw. Comes with Frech Fries | 17

Reuben Sandwich GFA

House-Brined Corned Beef, Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut, Dijon Mustard, Thousand Island Dressing on Pumpernickel | 17

MPLS Cheese Steak Sandwich GFA

Filet Mignon, Sautéed Peppers, Onions, Aged Cheddar, Horseradish Aioli on Cuban Loaf | 20

Nic’s Burger GFA

½ Pound House Ground Filet Mignon, Bacon, Cheddar & Swiss Cheese, Greens, Smoked Tomato Jam, Dijon | 20

Lobster Roll GFA

Lobster Tail Meat, Lemon Tarragon Aioli, Lobster Ghee Chives, Brioche | 27

Fried & Smoked Bologna Sandwich GFA

Served Open Faced, Caramelized Onions, Fried Egg, Jalapeno Dijonnaise, Smoked Gouda on Challah Bread | 18

Entrées

Available 4-close Wed – Saturday, 3-close Sun

Rigatoni GFA

Italian Sausge, Meatballs, Creamy Marinara, Parmesan Cheese | 27

Braised Wagyu Tagliatelle GFA

Wagyu Short Rib, Tomatoes, Broccolini, Onion, Jus, Crème Fraicehe | 39

Breaded Walleye

MN Wilf Rice, Lemon Haricot Verts, Remoulade | 29

Pan Seared Salmon GF

10oz Portion, Cilantro Lime Butter, Hummus, Broccolini & Topped with Olive Tapenade | 32

Seared Seabass GF

Roasted Garlic Parmesan Risotto, Tomato Ragu | 46

Seafood Linguine in Clam Sauce

Colossal Shrimp, Lobster, Scallop, Onions, Cabbage, Red Pepper, Green Onions, Parmesan Cheese | 43

Chef’s Lobster Bisque Pot Pie

4oz or 6oz of Lobster Tail Meat, Mirepoix, Herbs, Cream, Lobster Stock | 44/54

Tandoori Chicken Breast GF

Tandoori Spice, Sauteed Zucchini Noodles, Mango Curry Sauce | 28

10oz Duroc Dry Aged Pork Chop

Chef’s Secret Dry Rub Spice, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Artichoke, Asparagus, Apple-Craberry Chutney, Honey Apple Glaze | 42

Wagyu Skirt Steak GF

8oz Cut, Sautéed Broccoli Slaw, Green Onion Balsamic Vinegar Churri Sauce | 38

Prime Filet Mignon GF

8oz USDA Prime Filet, Roasted Mushrooms, Asparagus, Pommes Puree, Bordelaise | 52

Elite New York Strip GF

12oz Elite New Yor Strip, Roasted Tri-Color Carrots, Asparagus, Pommes Puree, Topped with Pearl Onions and Bacon Lardons | 59

Surf & Turf GF

8oz USDA Prime Filet, 7oz Lobster Tail, Asparagus, Pommes Puree | 76

 

 

GF = Gluten Free, GFA = Can be made Gluten Free, please ask your server
Gluten Free Rigatoni & Tagliatelle require advance notice for preparation

Cocktail List

Nicollet Island Boulevardier

Jack Daniels Rye, Tattersall Bitter Orange, Punt e Mes | 14

Oaxaca Old Fashioned

El Jimador Reposado, Xicaru Plata Mezcal, Agave Simple Syrup, Aztec Chocolate Bitters, Orange Bitters | 14

Lock & Dam Old Fashioned

Red Locks Irish Whisky, Raw Sugar Cube, Old Forester Bohemian Bitters | 14

SazArak

Whistle Pig Piggy Back 6yr Rye, Giffard Elderflower Liqueur, Lemon Juice, Orange Bitters, Arak Touma Rinse | 14

Paloma

El Jimador Silver Tequila, Grapefruit Soda, Salted Rim | 14

Lynchbird Rye

Jack Daniel’s Rye, Norseman Olympia, Honey Simple Syrup, fresh Lemon Juice | 14

The Upper East Side

NII Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon, Punt E Mes, Cocchi Americano, Angostura Bitters, Lemon Twist | 14

Aviation

Beefeater Gin, fresh Lemon Juice, Maraschino Liqueur, Crème de Violette | 14

Sunflower

Beefeater Gin, Tattersall Orange Crema, Giffard Elderflower Liqueur, fresh Lemon Juice, Absinthe Rinse | 14

The Island Fashioned

Buffalo Trace, Cranberry Bitters, Peach Bitters | 14

Eagle Knievel

Eagle Rare Bourbon, Bourbon Maple Syrup, Norseman Olympia Liqueur, POM , Aztec Chocolate Bitters, Black Walnut Bitters | 14

Amaretto Sour

Lazzaroni Amaretto, Old Forester 100 Bourbon, fresh Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Egg White Substitute | 14

Paper Plane

Old Forester 100, Aperol, Maletti Amaro, Lemon Juice | 15

Last Word

Beefeater Gin, Norseman Olympia Liqueur, Maraschino Liqueur, fresh Lime Juice | 15

Espresso Martini

Ketel One Vodka, Chilled Espresso, Italian Espresso Liqueur, Simple Syrup | 15

In Bourbon We Trust

NII Old Forester Barrel Strength Bourbon, Old Overholt Rye, Punt E Mes, Tattersall Bitter Orange | 16

New Wine Arrivals List

The White

Indaba Chardonnay (Western Cape, South Africa)

Crisp and clean aromas of orange, yellow melon, and ripe pear with a mouthfeel of apple, pear, honey, and a kiss of oak that
brings a hint of butterscotch all wrapped up with a hint of acidity | $9 glass / $32 bottle

Indaba Chenin Blanc (Western Cape, South Africa)

Crisp and clean aromas of orange, yellow melon, and ripe pear with a mouthfeel of apple, pear, honey, and a kiss of oak that
brings a hint of butterscotch all wrapped up with a hint of acidity | $9 glass / $32 bottle

The Reds

Domaine Serene Yamhill Cuvée (Willamette Valley, OR)

Crisp and clean aromas of orange, yellow melon, and ripe pear with a mouthfeel of apple, pear, honey, and a kiss of oak that
brings a hint of butterscotch all wrapped up with a hint of acidity | $9 glass / $32 bottle

Red Schooner Malbec by Caymus (Argentina/Napa Valley, CA)

Crisp and clean aromas of orange, yellow melon, and ripe pear with a mouthfeel of apple, pear, honey, and a kiss of oak that
brings a hint of butterscotch all wrapped up with a hint of acidity | $9 glass / $32 bottle

Indaba Mosaic Bordeaux Blend (Western Cape, South Africa)

Crisp and clean aromas of orange, yellow melon, and ripe pear with a mouthfeel of apple, pear, honey, and a kiss of oak that
brings a hint of butterscotch all wrapped up with a hint of acidity | $9 glass / $32 bottle

Indaba Chardonnay (Western Cape, South Africa)

Crisp and clean aromas of orange, yellow melon, and ripe pear with a mouthfeel of apple, pear, honey, and a kiss of oak that
brings a hint of butterscotch all wrapped up with a hint of acidity | $9 glass / $32 bottle

Indaba Chardonnay (Western Cape, South Africa)

Crisp and clean aromas of orange, yellow melon, and ripe pear with a mouthfeel of apple, pear, honey, and a kiss of oak that
brings a hint of butterscotch all wrapped up with a hint of acidity | $9 glass / $32 bottle

New Spirit Arrivals

Nic’s Bar has an extensive selection of Bourbon, Whiskey, Scotch and Mezcal with
rare and hard-to-find bottles arriving all the time. Ask your server for a list of our latest additions.

Appetizers, Salad, & Soup

Cheese Plate GFA

Selection of two Artisan Cheeses, Locally Raised Honey, Fruit Compote | 17

Wedge Salad GF

Buttermilk Ranch & Blue Cheese Dressing, Hard Boiled Egg, Tomatoes, Bacon, Red Onions, Romaine | 11

Cajun Spiced Colossal Shrimp GF

House-Made Caesar Dressing, Parmesan Cheese, House-Made Croutons | 25 (just the salad 12)

Deviled Eggs GF

Bacon & Dark Truffle Shavings | 9

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail GF

5 Grilled Jumbo Shrimp, Asian Slaw & Glaze, Ponzu Sauce | 17

Lobster Cakes

Two Lobster Cakes with Sambal Aioli | 16

Root Vegetable Soup

Roasted Root Vegetables, Cream, Crumbled Bacon & Croutons | 9

Sandwiches

All Sandwiches served with French Fries
GLUTEN FREE BUN AVAILABLE + 2

Breaded Walleye Sandwich

Batard, Remoulade, Coleslaw. Comes with Frech Fries | 17

Reuben Sandwich GFA

House-Brined Corned Beef, Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut, Dijon Mustard, Thousand Island Dressing on Pumpernickel | 17

MPLS Cheese Steak Sandwich GFA

Filet Mignon, Sautéed Peppers, Onions, Aged Cheddar, Horseradish Aioli on Cuban Loaf | 20

Nic’s Burger GFA

½ Pound House Ground Filet Mignon, Bacon, Cheddar & Swiss Cheese, Greens, Smoked Tomato Jam, Dijon | 20

Lobster Roll GFA

Lobster Tail Meat, Lemon Tarragon Aioli, Lobster Ghee Chives, Brioche | 27

Fried & Smoked Bologna Sandwich GFA

Served Open Faced, Caramelized Onions, Fried Egg, Jalapeno Dijonnaise, Smoked Gouda on Challah Bread | 18

Entrées

Available 4-close Wed – Saturday, 3-close Sun

Rigatoni GFA

Italian Sausge, Meatballs, Creamy Marinara, Parmesan Cheese | 27

Braised Wagyu Tagliatelle GFA

Wagyu Short Rib, Tomatoes, Broccolini, Onion, Jus, Crème Fraicehe | 39

Breaded Walleye

MN Wilf Rice, Lemon Haricot Verts, Remoulade | 29

Pan Seared Salmon GF

10oz Portion, Cilantro Lime Butter, Hummus, Broccolini & Topped with Olive Tapenade | 32

Seared Seabass GF

Roasted Garlic Parmesan Risotto, Tomato Ragu | 46

Seafood Linguine in Clam Sauce

Colossal Shrimp, Lobster, Scallop, Onions, Cabbage, Red Pepper, Green Onions, Parmesan Cheese | 43

Chef’s Lobster Bisque Pot Pie

4oz or 6oz of Lobster Tail Meat, Mirepoix, Herbs, Cream, Lobster Stock | 44/54

Tandoori Chicken Breast GF

Tandoori Spice, Sauteed Zucchini Noodles, Mango Curry Sauce | 28

10oz Duroc Dry Aged Pork Chop

Chef’s Secret Dry Rub Spice, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Artichoke, Asparagus, Apple-Craberry Chutney, Honey Apple Glaze | 42

Wagyu Skirt Steak GF

8oz Cut, Sautéed Broccoli Slaw, Green Onion Balsamic Vinegar Churri Sauce | 38

Prime Filet Mignon GF

8oz USDA Prime Filet, Roasted Mushrooms, Asparagus, Pommes Puree, Bordelaise | 52

Elite New York Strip GF

12oz Elite New Yor Strip, Roasted Tri-Color Carrots, Asparagus, Pommes Puree, Topped with Pearl Onions and Bacon Lardons | 59

Surf & Turf GF

8oz USDA Prime Filet, 7oz Lobster Tail, Asparagus, Pommes Puree | 76

 

 

GF = Gluten Free, GFA = Can be made Gluten Free, please ask your server
Gluten Free Rigatoni & Tagliatelle require advance notice for preparation

GF = Gluten Free, GFA = Can be made Gluten Free, please ask your server
Gluten Free Rigatoni & Tagliatelle require advance notice for preparation

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