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Appetizers | Salads | Soups & Sides | Mediterranean & Vegetarian Specialties | Sandwiches | Everyday Specials | Dinner Entrees | Native Game & Specialty Catches | Beverages


Our appetizers are made fresh and are a tantalizing beginning to your meal!

Tabbouleh $7
Bulgur wheat tossed with cucumbers, tomato, parsley and onion in lemon oil dressing served with pita chips

Hummus $7
This refreshing Mediterranean dip is made of chick peas (garbanzo beans), garlic, tahini and lemon juice.

Mediterranean Plate $9
Hummus, Falafel, Tabbouleh and Pita Chips (Great Vegan Choice)

Spinach Pie $8
Includes a side of Tabouleh

French Onion Soup $4
Au Gratin Add $2.00

Warm Artichoke Dip
artichoke hearts, parmesan cheese and garlic topped iwth fresh greated parmesan  served with French’s french bread



Bay Leaf Salads

Baby greens, Romaine hearts and fresh vegetables make the Bay Leaf salads the best!

Bay Leaf Caesar $9 sm $6
The classic served with our homemade Caesar dressing

Greek Salad $10 sm $6
Greens, fresh veggies, Feta Cheese, pepperoncini pepper and Greek olives served with Bay Leaf Greek dressing

Garden $9 sm $6
Fresh baby greens and garden vegetables

Tabbouleh $9
Served on a bed of baby greens with Bulgur wheat, parsley, cucumber, tomato, onion, lemon oil dressing and sliced pita bread

Islander $13
Teriyaki chicken or coconut shrimp served on our large garden salad with two egg rolls, veggies and Sesame Mandarin dressing

Add to any salad

Salmon  $5       Shrimp  $5     Steak  $6     Bleu Cheese Crumbles  $1.50      Chicken  $4      Feta  $1.50


1000 Island * Blue Cheese * Dorothy Lynch * Greek * Honey Mustard * Italian * Oil & Vinegar * Poppy Seed * Ranch * Raspberry Vinaigrette * Sesame Mandarin

Soups & Sides

All soups are homeade and change daily. You will see todays special on the Specials Menu.
French Onion is offered every day and is a house specialty.

Cup of Soup $4
Bowl of Soup $5

Choose to upgrade your French Onion to Au Gratin $6

Add our Bread Basket $4

Hot Sides

  • Red Cabbage and Apples
  • Hot Potato Salad
  • French Fries
  • Broccoli
  • Sweet Potato Fries or Onion rings add $1.00
  • Hand Cut Chips   
  • French Onion Soup  add $2 for Au Gratin
  • Soup of the Day                                                              

Cold Sides

  • Coleslaw
  • Dinner Salad  add $2 for Caesar Salad
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Bay Leaf Chips

Mediterranean and Vegetarian Specialties

Tabbouleh $7
Bulgur wheat tossed with cucumbers, tomato, parsley and onion in lemon oil dressing served with pita chips

Hummus $7
This refreshing Mediterranean dip is made of chick peas (garbanzo beans), garlic, tahini and lemon juice.

Warm Artichoke Dip $8
Artichoke hearts, Asiago cheese and garlic topped with fresh grated parmesan cheese served with French’s french bread

Mediterranean Plate $9
Hummus dip, falafel, tabbouleh and served with pita chips

Spinach Pie and Tabbouleh $8
Spinach pie made with philo dough, feta cheese and eggs served with a side of tabbouleh salad

Veggie Sandwich (served cold) $9
Features hummus, guacamole and every fresh vegetable (they vary) in the house

Veggie Grilled Cheese $9
Fresh vegetables sauteed and your choice of two cheeses (Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Provolone or Swiss) grilled on wheat bread

Garden Burger $9
Brown rice, mushrooms, oats and bulgur wheat patty served with salsa on the side

Bay Leaf Black Bean Burger $9
Our own black bean and veggies rolled in cornmeal served with salsa on the side

Garden Burger  $9

Brown rice, mushrooms, oats and bulgur wheat patty with a side of salsa
We have Gluten Free buns… add $1

Sandwich Specialties
(All Bay Leaf sandwiches include your choice of soup or side.)

Deli Sandwich  $8
Sliced deli ham, turkey or corned beef and your choice of monterey jack, provolone or Swiss Cheese on wheat bread
choose to have yours grilled

Charbroiled Chicken $9
Lightly seasoned breast served on our in-house baked bun

Monterey Chicken $10
Charbroiled with with Monterey Jack cheese and guacamole atop served our in-house baked bun

Chicken Cordon Bleu $11
Grilled chicken breast topped with Swiss and ham

Grilled Club Sandwich $10
Turkey, American cheese, bacon, lettuce and tomato wheat bread

Monte Cristo $11
A classic with a Bay Leaf Cafe’ twist makes this a local favorite

Rueben $11
Tender corned beef and our special kraut sauce served on rye bread

Petite Steak Sandwich $12
6 oz. sirloin charbroiled with grilled French bread

Bay Leaf Burgers

Bay Leaf Sirloin Burgers are hand ground in-house.  They come with lettuce and tomato on the side and include a choice of one side.  Served on our in-house baked bun

Bay Leaf Ground Sirloin $11

Bay Leaf Ground Bison $12

Elk Burger $12

Additions for burgers:  Mushrooms, Onions or Cheese $.70       Bacon, Gorgonzola, Bleu cheese  $1.50   Gluten-free Buns  $2


The Bay Leaf Cafe’ proudly prepares all of our sauces right here in our kitchen!  All served with soup or salad and grilled garlic french bread

Almond Chicken Pasta  $18
saute’ed chicken and almonds in a sweet brandy cream served over fettuccini

Bourbon Street Pasta $18
Andouille sausage, sauteed peppers, onions, mushrooms and Cajun seasoning over pasta

California Sunshine $18
Sundried tomatoes, capers and artichoke hearts tossed with garlic and olive oil over a bed of fettuccini

Italian Marinara $14
Our in-house fresh marinara sauce atop pasta with parmesan cheese

Everyday Specials

Spinach Pie  $8
served with tabbouleh

German Platter $9
Original Bratwurst steamed in beer then grilled served with red cabbage & apples, sauerkraut, Hot German potato salad and French’s dark rye bread

Fried Cheese and Herb Ravioli $9
The herb/cheese ravioli over marinara sauce served with garlic toast and tossed salad

French’s Moussaka $9
Seasoned ground lamb and eggplant topped with a rich béchamel sauce, baked and served with a small Greek salad and pita chips

Gyro and Tabbouleh $8
Served(choose lamb, chicken or veggie)
Pita bread with seasoned lamb thinly sliced or strips of chicken breast saute’ed with sweet red pepper and onion served with tabbouleh and cucumber sauce

Quiche of the Day… call for today’s featured choices $9
Served with one side, fruit garnish and a slice of French’s almond-glazed poppy seed bread

Coconut Shrimp Special Basket
w/ sweet potato fries, coleslaw & Thai dipping sauce $12

Walley ‘n’ Chips and Coleslaw
grilled, hand breaded & fried or Cajoun with in-house hand cut chips $12

Walleye Filet Sand w/ choice of side
grilled, fried or Cajun on grilled roll $12

Dinner Entrees

Our red meat is well aged, chef selected, cut in-house and prepared to your expectations.  The Bay Leaf Cafe’ is dedicated to finding and preparing the highest quality seafood and fresh water fish available.

The following dinners are served with soup or salad, rice or potato, vegetable du jour and French’s fresh herb rolls

Lemon Caper Chicken  $14
breast of chicken saute’ed with capers and lemon juice

Prime Top Sirloin  $18

Ribeye Cut to Order $24


Native Game and Specialty Catches

Elk Sirloin  mkt price**when available will be on our nightly specials sheet

Buffalo Sirloin  mkt price   Eight ounces of perfectly prepared bison

Prairie Lamb Chops  mkt price

Herb Encrusted Walleye  $20
The Bay Leaf Cafe’ is proud to serve delicious, perfectly prepared filet of walleye rolled in our own herbs, and breaded and pan-fried.  You may choose to have yours grilled without breading

Trout $18
Ten ounces of rainbow trout filet. Served baked, broiled or almandine

Alaskan Seafood Platter  $18
Halibut, scallops and jumbo shrimp baked with lemon, parsley and olive oil

Salmon  $18
grilled or baked

Fried Coconut Shrimp Dinner  $18
lightly breaded and fried coconut shrimp served with Thai chili dipping sauce


Coffee, Regular & Decaf
Iced Tea (Lipton Brisk) or Hot Tea ( Numi)
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, 7-Up,
Root Beer or Lemonade $1.75
Milk $2.75
Chocolate Milk $3.25
Hot Chocolate $3.25

Italian Sodas & Iced Tea Shakers

  • Italian Soda 12 oz one shot flavor $2.25
  • Italian Soda 16 oz two shot flavor $2.75
  • ADD additional shots each $0.50
  • ADD whipped cream atop $0.35
  • ADD cream in soda $0.50
  • Iced Tea Shaker 16 oz with 2 shots of flavor $2.75

Espresso Drinks

  • Single Shot Espresso $2.00
  • Extra Shot of Espresso $0.50
  • Cappuccino 10 oz single shot $3.25
  • Cappuccino 12 oz double shot $4.00
  • Latte 10 oz single shot $3.25
  • Latte 12 oz double shot $3.75
  • Mocha 12 oz double shot $4.50
  • Americano (double shot espresso & water) $2.50
  • Chia Tea 12 oz (hot or cold) $4.25
  • Chia Tea 16 oz (hot or cold) $4.75


  • Almond
  • Amaretto
  • Banana
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Butter Rum
  • Butterscotch
  • Caramel
  • Cherry
  • Chocolate
  • Cinnamon
  • Cocunut
  • Crème de Cacao
  • Crème de Menthe
  • English Toffee
  • Hazelnut
  • Irish Cream
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Mango
  • Orange
  • Peach
  • Peppermint
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry
  • Tangerine
  • Vanilla
  • White Chocolate


Sugar Free:

  • Amaretto
  • Chocolate
  • English Toffee
  • Hazelnut
  • Irish Cream
  • Raspberry
  • White Chocolate
  • Vanilla

Specialty Deserts

**indicates gluten free**

Chocolate or Red Velvet or Carrot Cake; Brandy Walnut Apple; Profiterole; **Creme Brule** and Myrna’s Chocolate Stout Cheesecake