On this family-style menu, the “small” plates are big & the “big” plates are huge. Try the popular bacon-flecked mac and cheese ($9), fried pig tails ($11) and tripe chili with Fritos ($9). Read more.
The star of the no-frills menu here is the sizable cheeseburger ($12): Made with well-seasoned, griddled patties, the hefty sandwich oozes melted American cheese from beneath a toasted potato bun. Read more.
French-leaning small plates can be cobbled together to compose an excellent & affordable meal here. Try the classic croque madame ($10) or the brandade ($9), a pot of featherlight whipped salt cod. Read more.
Try the ravioli-like cappellacci ai profumi di primavera ($14) here, stuffed with a blend of sautéed asparagus and artichoke mixed with a nutty Castelmagno cheese. Read more.
Try the lush beef brisket, which spends up to 14 hours in the smoker before it hits the table; leaner cuts are sliced for platters ($15), while the fattier meat gets chopped up for sandwiches ($10). Read more.
Here, grilled cheese receives the star treatment & all sandwiches are under $11. Try the rich melted Gouda, offset with pickled jalapeños, sweet guava jam & creamy black-bean hummus on brioche ($10). Read more.
The candlelit patio here is a perfect spot to relax with a date. Nibble white-wine–steamed mussels with spicy chorizo ($13) or massive sandwiches like the mint-laced lamb burger ($13). Read more.
Graze on dishes like creamy mac ’n’ greens ($14)—a blend of collards, Gouda, New York cheddar & Comté—or rib-sticking dirty rice and shrimp ($11). Close with the shareable spiced chocolate cake ($10). Read more.