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Also home to Mr. Bill's and Iron Kettle Restaurants

LUNCH MENU:
[Patti's Oldies but Goodies] [Steaks, Pork Chops, Chicken]
[Seafood, Pasta, Dessert, Accompaniments, Beverages]

Rose Rose denotes "House Specialties"

Cokbook  Cookbook denotes recipe available in our cookbook

 

Appetizers [back to top]

Fried Cheese Sticks

Five sticks of whole milk mozzarella cheese cut to order, dipped in our wonderful dark beer batter (Mom always said to use the dark beer as it imparts more flavor into the food), deep fried and served with our terrific sauce..

NEW Grilled Shrimp Skewer

Charbroiled shrimp on a skewer with our wonderful house seasoning.

Deep Fried Dills

A Southern tradition. Kosher dill pickle chips rolled in a seasoned cracker meal and fried to order the old fashioned way. Served with a zesty house sauce.

 

Patti's Loaded Potato Chips

Homemade chips smothered with chili, bacon, cheeses, diced tomatoes, green onions and red peppers. Served with sour cream.

Michael's Shrimp

We broil shrimp together with our special blend of cheeses and chives, hickory smoked bacon, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh mushrooms until it's rich and creamy and oh so good!

Flowering Colossal Onion

A gourmet delight suitable for up to four people. Beer batter dipped and fried to a golden brown with Patti's special seasonings. Served with our terrific house sauces.

Specialty salads, excluding Spinach & House Salads, served with homemade flower pot bread & butter.

Fried Chicken Salad

Fresh salad greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, black olives, eggs and crumbled bacon. Topped with tender strips of chicken breast that has been rolled in our special flour and seasonings and deep fried. Topped with shredded cheeses, chives, freshly made croutons and choice of dressing.

Tropical Chicken

Aloha Chicken Salad

Fresh Hawaiian Gold pineapple with fresh fruit of the season, along with a grilled chicken breast atop fresh, crisp greens. Served with our homemade cirtus cream sauce for dipping.

Spinach Salad

Fresh spinach leaves with carrots and chives, topped with toasted almonds and mandarin oranges. Great with our hot bacon dressing.

Soup- Cup or Bowl

Chef Salad

Fresh salad greens with lots of fresh vegetables, piled high and topped with slices of Black Forest ham, mesquite smoked turkey, swiss and cheddar cheeses, eggs, tomatoes, crumbled bacon and homemade croutons compete this wonderful salad. Comes with choice of dressing.

Grilled Chicken Salad

Grilled Chicken Salad

Fresh salad greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, black olives, eggs, and crumbled bacon. Topped with tender strips or charbroiled chicken and cheeses, chives, freshly made croutons and choice of dressing.

House Salad

A generous tossed green garden delight with lots of fresh vegetables sprinkled with cheeses and croutons.

House Dressings Ranch, Thousand Island, French, Poppy Seed, Kentucky Curry, Bleu Cheese, Honey Mustard, Hot Bacon and Raspberry Vinaigrette. Also, see about a 12 oz. jar of dressing to go!

Patti's Oldies But Goodies [back to top]

Our sandwiches are served on freshly baked loaf bread or buns. We also serve prepared to order homemade potato chips, which are a story in their own right. We once used store bought chips and ran out one day, so we tried to make some real quick by cutting our own - wrong! It was a mess. But the idea was in our heads, so we kept working and developed the chips we serve today. Enjoy! (Add a Patti's House Salad or Potato Chips by the bag)

Kentucky Hot Brown

An open-faced sandwich with our toasted homemade bread layered with black forest ham and mesquite smoked turkey slices and tomato. Then smothered in our homemade cheese sauce, baked and served with a slice of hickory smoked bacon and our potato chips.

NEW Patti Burger Deluxe

A half pound of ground chuck, charbroiled and seasoned with Patti's special seasoning. Topped with hickory smoked bacon, smoky cheddar cheese and BBQ sauce then dressed with good things from the garden: lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, mustard and ketchup. Served with chips and cole slaw.

Cheeseburger, Hamburger

NEW Patti's Chili Cheeseburger

Our half pound charbroiled burger topped with our homemade chili, cheddar cheese, onions, lettuce, tomato and pickles. Served with chips and cole slaw.

Turkey Club

We start with our homemade toast, lettuce & tomato, hickory smoked bacon and mesquite smoked turkey. Served with mayo and Patti's special hot and sweet mustard on the side with chips and cole slaw.

Soup & Sandwich

For a lite lunch, or to leave room for a slice of Patti's signature desserts! A half of a BLT or Turkey Club and a cup of the soup of the day and chips.

NEW Ribeye Steak Sandwich

USDA Choice ribeye steak charbroiled and seasoned with Patti's special seasoning. Served on our homemade bun with good things from the garden: lettuce, tomato, and onions . Comes with mayo, chips and cole slaw.

 

Patti Brown

An open-faced sandwich made with our toasted homemade bread, topped with a half pound charbroiled hamburger patty and sautéed mushrooms, then smothered in our homemade cheese sauce, baked and topped with Patti's potato chips.

Catfish Sandwich

A filet rolled in our special flour and seasoning and fried to a golden brown. Served with lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions and tartar sauce on a homemade bun with chips and cole slaw.

NEW Black Forest Ham Sandwich

Thin slices of a magnificently flavored ham, piled high and topped with smoked gouda cheese. Served with lettuce, tomato, onions, mayo, and Patti's special sweet-n-hot mustard on the side and homemade chips and cole slaw.

Original Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Based with our special house seasoning and sauce. Served with lettuce, tomato, onions, mayo on the side and homemade chips and cole slaw.

Don's Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Our original grilled chicken topped with mozzarella cheese, green onions and crumbled bacon. Served with lettuce, tomato, onions, mayo on the side and homemade chips and cole slaw.

Fried Chicken Sandwich

Dipped in our special house batter and seasoned flour, then fried to a golden brown. Served with lettuce, tomato, onions, mayo on the side and homemade chips and cole slaw.

Grilled Chicken Portabello Sandwich

Starts with a wonderful grilled chicken breast atop a tender and juicy marinated grilled portabello mushroom. Topped with melted Swiss cheese on our homemade bun. This is favorite, with a great flavor combination. Served with chips and cole slaw.

NEW Anthony's Artichoke Chicken
Spinach Wrap

One of our all time best sellers from our daily specials. Grilled chicken, fresh spinach and tomato, rolled up in a spinach tortilla with Anthony's artichoke spread. Great tasting and served with chips and cole slaw.

Entrées are served with a choice of a cup of soup or fresh garden salad or spinach salad with hot bacon dressing. Entrées (except pasta) include choice of baked potato or steak fries or steamed vegetables, and fresh flower pot bread with whipped butter and strawberry butter. Enjoy your baked potato loaded with our homemade cheese sauce, chives and hickory smoked bacon.

Patti's is very proud of the fact we always bring the finest to our guests. USDA choice aged beef is what we hand cut our steaks from every day.

The Beef Tenderloin or Filet Mignon:
Recognized the world over as the finest cut of steak there is. Patti's brings this special cut to you in four great ways!

Bacon Wrapped Filet

Our classic 9 oz. bacon wrapped charbroiled filet is grilled to perfection with our special seasoning and sauce.

NEW Beef Kabobs

Filet medallions skewered with fresh vegetables and pineapple charbroiled with our special seasoning and sauce. Great new dish!

NEW Beef Oscar

Tender medallions of charbroiled filet along with three grilled jumbo shrimp, fresh grilled asparagus, sautéed mushrooms and a wonderfully rich, creamy béarnaise sauce drizzled over the top.

NEW Stuffed Filet Mignon

Our classic 9 oz. filet is stuffed with our special blend of cheeses and chives, bacon wrapped and charbroiled. It all melts together inside the filet as it cooks and creates a mouth-watering steak with supreme flavor in every bite.

...is the same cut of beef, only prepared in different ways. [back to top]

Prime Rib Loin

Is slowly baked at low temperatures until tender and juicy then sliced to order. It's served with Patti's special thick au jus. Every Friday and Saturday evenings after 5 p.m.

Ribeye Loin

Is hand cut and trimmed into 12 oz. steaks every day. Charbroiled to order with our Patti's house seasoning and sauce. There isn't a more flavorful steak around!

Texas Steak

Brings the best of both to your plate. The tenderness of prime rib and the smoky grilled flavor of a ribeye. It's served medium well and well done only, as it is cooked twice. Once in the oven and then on the grill. Served with Patti's thick aus jus on the side. Limited quantities daily.

Tantalize your Taste buds by creating your own perfect dinner by adding:

• Sautéed mushrooms
• Fresh Grilled Asparagus
• Michael's Shrimp
• Grilled Shrimp

How we cook 'em

Rare - Red cool center
Medium Rare - Red warm center
Medium - Pink warm center
Medium Well - Slightly pink, warm center
Well Done - No pink throughout

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Pork Chop Seasoning and Sauces Available in the Gift Shop.

Patti's House Specialty
2" PORK CHOP

Charbroiled pork chop, seasoned as only Patti's can, grilled over an open flame; our house specialty and a meaty must for most.

Apples Delight

Pork loin bacon-wrapped filet, charbroiled and topped with glazed baked apples.

Patti's Pork Filet

A pork loin bacon-wrapped filet, charbroiled and basted with our original house seasoning and sauce.

NEW Patti's Tropical Pork

Wonderful new flavors, a pork loin, bacon wrapped filet is charbroiled with a citrus plum glaze, then served over fresh grilled pineapple and topped with our new tropical relish (strawberries, mango, pineapple, red peppers and a hint of cilantro and lime)

1" Pork Chop

Our 1" pork chop seasoned with our own blend of spices and seasoning then charbroiled. Truly a great dish!

The National Pork Producers council recommends pork to be served pink. This allows it to be more juicy and tender. Patti's was named National Pork Producers Restaurant of the Year for the state of Kentucky '89-91, and third runner up in the nation in '89! Today we serve an average of 100,000 pounds of pork a year in our little town of 350 people. Not bad!

Ella Mae's Chicken

Ella Mae, who was a wonderful cook back in the 80's, first came up with this dish. It keeps changing a little every few years, but keeps it's basic great taste. For our 30 year celebration we changed it by adding freshly grilled asparagus over our grilled chicken breast. This is topped with slices of black forest ham coming off the grill and sautéed mushrooms. Then covered in our homemade cheese sauce. This really is a great chicken dish and it's MY favorite.

Don's Chicken

Another old timer, Don started this dish in the 90's. Charbroiled chicken with shredded mozzarella cheese, diced green onions and crumbled bacon.

Patti's Famous Grilled Chicken

Charbroiled boneless chicken basted and seasoned with our special seasoning and sauce. Simple, but oh so good!

NEW Patti's Tropical Chicken

Our charbroiled chicken is basted with a plum glaze, as it cooks, then served with fresh grilled pineapple and our fresh tropical relish (strawberries, mango, pineapple, red peppers and a hint of cilantro and lime)

NEW Chicken Oscar

We start with our charbroiled chicken, then top it with three jumbo grilled shrimp, grilled asparagus, sautéed mushrooms and a wonderfully rich creamy béarnaise sauce drizzled over the top.
Chicken Oscar

Seafood is served with choice of a cup of soup or fresh garden salad or spinach salad with hot bacon dressing. Entrées include choice of baked potato or steak fries or steamed vegetables and fresh flower pot bread with whipped butter and strawberry butter. Enjoy your baked potato loaded with our homemade cheese sauce, chives and bacon.

Catfish Filets

House Specialty - served for years! The catfish filets are rolled in our special flour and seasoning and deep fried, served with hushpuppies.

Grilled Salmon

Our salmon filet is served with that great outdoors kind of taste, charbroiled over an open flame getting that smoky flavor cooked in. Served with our creamy dill sauce on the side.

Fried Shrimp

Our jumbo gulf shrimp, dipped in our wonderful dark beer batter (Mom always said to use a dark beer it creates a greater flavor) and fried to a golden brown. Served with hushpuppies.

These are served with pot bread and our whipped strawberry and regular butter. Add a fresh garden salad.

Michael's Shrimp Pasta

I've changed the name but not the great taste! Shrimp blended together with our cheeses and chives mixture is first broiled then sautéed with our creamy alfredo sauce, mushrooms, hickory smoked bacon and sun-dried tomatoes. Served over a hot bed of linguine and topped with a sprinkling of grated parmesan cheese.

NEW Seafood Pasta

Shrimp, scallops and crab meat are sautéed together in our new rich, thick bruschetta sauce (tomatoes, herbs and virgin olive oil). Served over linguine. A very nice dish in the Italian sort of way.

Fresh Vegetable Pasta

Fresh vegetables of the season, lightly sautéed in our alfredo sauce. Served over a bed of linguine and topped with a sprinkling of grated Parmesan cheese.

Grilled Chicken Linguine

A Patti's wonderful grilled chicken breast, sautéed in our alfredo sauce with green onions, red peppers and snap peas. Served over a bed of linguine and topped with a sprinkling of grated Parmesan cheese and bacon.

Cajun Shrimp Diane

Here is one of Patti's all time great dishes. We first served it at Patti's on the Pier in the early 80's. Today we sauté our shrimp with sun-dried tomatoes, fresh mushrooms and chives in a slightly spicy Cajun Diane sauce, served over a bed of linguine.

Meringue Pies

Six to eight inches of "mile high" meringue pies: Coconut, Lemon or Chocolate

Sawdust Pie

Coconut, graham cracker crumbs and pecans in an egg batter and baked with a flaky pie shell. We top this with sliced bananas, whipped cream and more sliced bananas. This pie got its name because the kids say it looks like baked sawdust. It was mother's first published recipe (Bon Appetit, May 1983).

Boo Boo Pie

A rare time when Mother tried to use someone else's recipe and it failed. She gave the mistake to us kids to eat and she went back to the drawing board to redo this pie. She proudly brought out the second pie which was the way it was supposed to be, but we liked the mistake better. This meant Mother had to figure out what she had done wrong and we boys had to figure out a name for this pie: and so, "Boo Boo" pie came to be. It's a rich brownie type pie with a gooey, coconut macaroon filling topped with whipped cream and a cherry.

Kentucky Chocolate Pecan

An old Kentucky tradition and very rich. It is pecan pieces joined with semi-sweet chocolate chips in a flaky pie shell.

John Y. Brown - Butterscotch Pecan

When Governor Brown came to visit, Mother quickly came up with this original recipe for this extra rich pecan pie with butterscotch chips. It's so rich it makes your teeth chatter-like talking about John Y's wealth.

Bill's Boatsinker Pie

Named for my Dad, it's a rich, dark double fudge pie topped with coffee ice cream, piled high with whipped cream, "drizzled" with chocolate syrup and topped with a cherry.

Chess Sinker

Rich chess pie, topped with coffee ice cream, piled high with whipped cream, "drizzled" with caramel and topped with a cherry.

Mint Sinker

It's a rich, dark double fudge pie topped with mint chocolate ice cream, piled high with whipped cream, "drizzled" with créme de menthe and chocolate syrup, and topped with a cherry.

Mississippi Mud Pie

A frozen ice cream pie which has a chocolate cookie crumb crust with double layers of fudge & coffee ice chocolate syrup and a cherry.

  • Flower Pot Bread
  • Fresh Grilled Asparagus
  • Bake Potato
  • Steak Fries
  • French Fries
  • Onion Rings
  • Cole Slaw
  • Patti's Loaded Baked Potato - topped with our homemade cheese sauce, bacon and green onions.

(No charge for refills) Iced Tea, Sweet Tea, Hot Tea, Soft Drinks (RC Products), Lemonade, Milk, Patti's House Blend Coffee, Fresh Brewed Decaf Coffee.

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Dutch Peach Pie

A delightful mixture of custard & peaches, finished with a pecan strudel topping "drizzled" with caramel. We suggest it a la mode.

Chess Pie

This is another Kentucky tradition. It is a buttery sugar, egg & cornmeal blend baked to a golden custardy texture. It came to be after a lady started to make a pecan pie and ran out of pecans. The next door neighbor came over and saw this strange looking pie and asked what kind of pie it was. The lady replied, "It's just pie." With our Kentucky accents it became "chess pie" - a mistake everyone decided to keep.

Old Fashioned Butter Crumb Apple

A careful mixture of sliced apples, brown sugar and cinnamon baked in a flakey pie shell and finished with a butter crumb topping "drizzled" with caramel. Great when heated with American Cheese or a la mode.

Sundae

A double scoop of ice cream with choice of chocolate syrup, hot fudge or caramel, topped with almonds, whipped cream and a cherry.

Small Sundae

Just for the kids. A single scoop of ice cream with chocolate syrup, whipped cream and a cherry.

Ice Cream - Single or Double Scoop

Coconut Cake

Mom's three-layer, three-day coconut cake, moist and oh so delicious!

Turtle Pie

Mom created a frozen pie starting with graham cracker crumbs layered with vanilla, chocolate and mint chocolate chip ice cream. Topped with caramel, fudge and pecans, then whipped cream and a cherry.

This is just a small sampling of the pies that are prepared daily. We have more and the list is constantly being rotated. Your server will tell you what is available after you've finished your meal. We sell our 9" Pies in our bakery department (limited items daily in gift stores):

The following pies may be pre-ordered from our bakery: Ice Cream Pies, 10" Pies, Coconut Cake

Patti's Pies available in gift shops are sold without topping. If you would like topping for your favorite pie, please ask and we'll be glad to help you.

Available in gift shops: Loaf bread, Strawberry Butter, Pork Chop Sauce, Pork Chop Seasoning, Patti's BBQ Sauce.

1% city tax added. We respectfully request smokers to be considerate of our non-smoking friends. Due to large groups of parties, we offer only non-smoking inside the restaurants and gift shops. Smoking anywhere outside our restaurants or in our gardens is perfectly acceptable. Please, no cigar or pipe smoking in our restaurants as well.

Group Parties, Catering, Wedding?
See our Managers for details!
Please turn off all cell phones for the added enjoyment to your dining pleasure.

Treat your family & friends to the wonders of Patti's Gift Cards! They can be purchased in any denomination starting at just $10 and up.

 

.75 charge for splitting pie pieces

Because we add more ice cream, whipped cream, a cherry & use a separate plate.