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"Tip-top tap: Jaks Tap offers a wide range of microbrews and a menu featuring Mexican, Cajun and Middle eastern flavors" Crains Chicago Business.

All menu items are available for delivery and take out.

Delivery area: Roosevelt to Grand, Canal to Ashland + UIC Medical Campus

Delivery Charge: $2.50

Minimum Order: $15.00

Call: 312-666-1700

Lunch boxes, trays and platters available for meetings and gatherings.

STARTERS

Calamari  $8.25
Fresh calamari, fried and seasoned with Cajun spices and served with a cocktail sauce.

Chicken Wings  $6.95
Jaks Hot House or Jaks "Award Winning" BBQ Sauce.  A plate full of wings smothered in your choice of sauce.  Served with Bleu cheese dressing.

Potato Skins  $7.75
Baked Idaho potatoes filled with a mixture of  Monterey Jack cheese bacon and green onion. Served with sour cream and topped with green onions.

Breaded Chicken Strips  $7.95
A basket full of breaded chicken tenders served with a side of fries and Jaks Award Winning BBQ Sauce.

Jaks Nachos  $8.25
Tortilla chips, melted Monterey Jack cheese, pinto beans and jalapeños. Add grilled chicken for $2.75 or skirt steak for $4.25.

Beer-Battered Onion Rings
  $7.50

A basket full of onions double-dipped in golden draught beer batter and served with ranch dressing.

Hummus and Grilled Pita
$7.50 lg./$4.50 sm.
A Middle Eastern specialty made with garbanzo beans, garlic, and lemon juice. Served with grilled pita, cucumber slices, and topped with virgin olive oil and tahini sauce.

Pico de Gallo and Tortilla Chips  $3.50
Add a side of fresh guacamole for $3.50.


SOUPS
Add a Jalapeño Corn Muffin for only $.75.

Soup of the Day  $4.50 16oz./$3.50 8oz.
We make it fresh every day (available Sunday - Saturday).
Sunday - Guiness Stout Stew
Monday - Chicken Noodle
Tuesday - Chicken Corn Tortilla
Wednesday - Potato Romano
Thursday - Cream of Chicken Rice
Friday - New England Clam Chowder w/ Shrimp
Saturday - Fresh Basil Minestrone


Jaks Gumbo  $5.50 6oz./$4.50 8oz.
A hearty stew loaded with grilled chicken, Cajun sausage, okra, onions, green peppers, garlic, plum tomatoes, Spanish Rice, and a bunch of herbs and spices. Served with a jalapeno corn muffin.

Six Gun Chili
(Vegetarian)
$5.50 16oz./$4.50 8oz.
An old western combination of fresh garbanzo, kidney and black beans with sautéed jalapeños, T.V.P., green onions, green peppers, garlic and seasonings. Topped with Monterey Jack cheese, green onions and a dollop of sour cream.  Served with a jalapeno corn muffin.

 

 FROM THE GARDEN

The Country Club Salad  $8.75
Chilled chunks of grilled chicken breast, a gourmet salad mix, green apples, pine nuts, shredded asiago cheese, red onions and croutons.  Served with a Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing on the side.

Pan Asian Salad  $8.75
Chilled chunks of grilled chicken breast, Romaine lettuce, Canadian bacon, pineapple, red onion, tomatoes, and crispy wonton strips. Served with a spicy Fat Free Sweet and Sour vinaigrette on the side.

Greek Town Salad  $8.75
Chilled chunks of grilled chicken breast, Romaine lettuce, feta cheese, black olives, tomatoes, red onion and cucumbers.  Served with a Pamesan Italian dressing on the side.

Chicken Salads  $7.95
Your choice of Natural, Cajun, or Breaded chicken breast, crisp Romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes,  Monterey Jack cheese, shredded carrots and croutons.  Served with your choice of dressing on the side.


Classic Chicken Caesar Salad $7.95
Romaine lettuce, shaved imported Parmesan cheese and croutons with Natural, Cajun or Breaded chicken breast.

Classic Caesar Salad
$5.00 large/$3.50 small
Romaine lettuce, shaved imported Parmesan cheese and croutons.  Dressing tossed in.

House Salad $5.00 large/$3.50 small
Romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, Monterey Jack cheese, shredded carrots and croutons.  
ADD A SCOOP OF CHICKEN OR TUNA SALAD FOR $2.50

Salad Dressings: Poppy Seed, Creamy Ranch, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese, Parmesan Italian, Fat-Free Raspberry Vinaigrette, Thousand Island, Fat-Free Honey Dijon, French, Fat-Free Sweet & Sour.

The Chop House

BBQ Baby-Back Ribs 
$17.95 - full  $10.95 - half
A full or half slab of Jaks' Award Winning BBQ Baby-Back Ribs, marinated for 24 hours in Jaks' secret sauce, baked slow and low and finished on the grill.  Served with fries and slaw.
Add a small House or Caesar salad for $2.00.


New York Strip Steak  $17.95
Tender 12 oz. strip steak grilled to your choice.  Served with sweet corn kernel, made from scratch mashed potatoes $ gravy and a jalapeño corn muffin. 
Add a small House or Caesar Salad for $2.00.

BBQ Pork Chops  $13.95
Two 10 oz. bone-in chops grilled to perfection and finished with our Award-Winning BBQ Sauce.  Served with sweet corn kernel, made from scratch mashed potatoes & gravy and a jalapeño corn muffin.
Add a small House or Caesar Salad for $2.00.


THE WATERFRONT

Fish & Chips  $9.25
Large tender Cod fillets, beer battered and fried golden brown.  Served with fries and Jaks slaw.

Breaded Shrimp Boat  $10.25
Golden Tiger shrimp served with fries, Jaks slaw and cocktail sauce for dipping.

Catfish Po'Boy  $8.50
Breaded fried catfish, lettuce, tomato, and tangy tartar sauce served on French bread with fries and Jaks slaw.

Crab Cake Sandwich  $8.95
A Korean Snow Crab patty fried golden brown with  a blend of bread crumbs and special seasonings.  Served on French bread with tartar sauce, lettuce, tomato, a side of fries, Jaks slaw and a pickle.


GOURMET PIZZAS

Jaks tap offers 16, 12 or 8 inch pizzas with an original crust.  

The Napa Valley - $19.95-16", $13.75 - 12",  $7.50 - 8"
Roasted tomatoes, green apples, pine nuts, asiago & mozzarella cheese with a California white wine cream sauce.

Good Fella' $19.95 - 16", $13.75 - 12",   $7.25 - 8"
Portabello mushrooms, fresh garlic, asiago & mozzarella cheese with a virgin garlic olive oil sauce.

The BLT - $19.75 - 16", $13.75 - 12",  $7.50 - 8"
Hickory smoked bacon, roasted tomatoes, lettuce, asiago and mozzarella cheese with a California white wine cream sauce.

Jimmy the Greek $19.75 - 16", $13.75 - 12",   $7.50 - 8"
Spinach, black olives, fresh garlic, feta and mozzarella cheese with a virgin garlic olive oil sauce.

Smokey and the BBQ Bandit
$19.75 - 16", $13.75 - 12",   $7.50 - 8"
Smoked chicken breast, caramelized onions, asiago & mozzarella cheese and Jaks Award-Winning BBQ Sauce.

Boiler Maker $21.50 - 16", $15.25 -12",  $8.75 - 8"
Grilled skirt steak, caramelized onions, asiago & mozzarella cheese and a virgin garlic olive oil sauce.

Hawaii Five-O $19.75 - 16", $13.75 - 12",   $7.50 - 8"
Canadian bacon, pineapple chunks, asiago and mozzarella cheese with Jaks Award Winning BBQ Sauce.

Thai Boxer $19.75 - 16", $13.75 - 12",  $7.50 - 8"
Grilled smoked chicken, caramelized onions, asiago and mozzarella cheese with a "kickin" Thai peanut sauce.



Cheese Pizza $11.75 - 16", $9.25 - 12",   $6.75 - 8"
Add $2.25 for each 16", add $1.50 for each 12" or  add $.75 for each 8" additional ingredient.

Additional Ingredients Include:
 Italian sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, smoked chicken, Roasted tomatoes, pineapple, sauteed spinach, black olives, caramelized onions, tomatoes, fresh garlic, mushrooms, raw onions, green peppers, feta cheese, roasted tomatoes, bacon, pine nuts, extra cheese.


SANDWICHES

All sandwiches (except soup & sandwich combo) and burgers served with a choice of:
Fries, Rice and Beans, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Jalapeno Mac-n-Cheese, Sweet Kernel Corn, Hummus and Pita, Cole Slaw, Fruit Cup, or Potato Chips.

Additional $1.25 for:  Small Soup, Small House Salad, Small Caesar Salad, or Onion Rings.

Jaks Tap features: French, Lite Rye, Dark Rye, Whole Wheat or White breads.

*Boneless BBQ Pork Chop Sandwich $7.50
"Our Street Fair Special!" A boneless bbq pork chop grilled and smothered in a hickory smoked bbq sauce. Served on a bun with lettuce and tomato.

The Jacko  $7.50                            
Smoked turkey, bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo.

Da' Roast Beef  $7.75
Lean roast beef, shaved red onion, Swiss cheese, lettuce and tomato topped with a Dijon'naise sauce.

Smoked Ham and Swiss Melt  $7.50
Smoked ham with melted Swiss cheese.

The Gobbler  $7.50
Smoked turkey, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, green onion and tangy cranberry mayo.

Mt. Smokey  $7.50                                
A mountain of smoked ham, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and herb mayo.

BLT  $6.00  (Whole Sandwich)
Bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo; served on thick toasted white bread.

Gigi's Grilled Cheese  $5.50
(Whole Sandwich)
Just like Mom used to make...only better! Thick white bread stuffed with melted American cheese and tomato. $3.25 for kids ages 8 and under.

Tuna Salad Sandwich  $7.00          
Albacore tuna, celery, onion, hard-boiled egg and mayo; lovingly mixed and topped with lettuce and tomato.

Chicken Salad Sandwich $7.50
Tender pulled chicken breast mixed with mayo, red onions, green apples and chopped bacon.  Served with lettuce and tomato.

U-505 Submarine  $7.50
Genoa salami, roast beef, smoked ham, Mozzarella cheese, onion, lettuce, tomato and Jaks Pamesan Italian mayo.  Served on French bread.

*Corned Beef or Smoked Turkey Reuben $7.50
A good deli stand-by.  Choose smoked turkey or lean corned beef stacked with sauerkraut, melted Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing.
Served on light or dark rye.

*Not Available with Soup & Sandwich Combo


Soup and Sandwich Combo $7.25
Small Soup of the Day, Six Gun Chili or Gumbo with a half sandwich. Select from: Mt. Smokey, The Gobbler, Rico's Roast Beef, New Jacko, Tuna Salad Sandwich, Chicken Salad Sandwich, U-505 Sub, Gigi's Grilled Cheese, BLT and Smoked Ham and Swiss melt. Get a whole Gigi's grilled cheese and BLT with the soup and sandwich combo.

GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICHES

Chicken au Natural
$7.25
Grilled chicken breast, lettuce, tomato and mayo served on French bread.

Chicken Cajun Sandwich $7.25
Grilled Cajun chicken breast, lettuce, tomato and mayo served on French bread.

Chicken Malibu $8.75
Grilled chicken breast, smoked ham, melted Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and herb mayo served on French bread.

Chicken Guacamole $8.75
A spicy grilled chicken breast, melted cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and guacamole served on French bread.

QUESADILLAS

The Original Quesadilla
$6.95
Monterey Jack cheese, green onions and tomatoes; stuffed into a flour tortilla with chipotle salsa, sour cream and fresh guacamole on the side.

Steak Quesadilla $9.95
Grilled skirt steak, Monterey Jack cheese, green onions and tomatoes stuffed in a flour tortilla with salsa, sour cream and fresh guacamole on the side.

Grilled Natural Chicken Quesadilla $8.95
Grilled chicken breast, Monterey Jack cheese, green onions and tomatoes; stuffed into a flour tortilla with chipotle salsa, sour cream and fresh guacamole on the side.

Cajun Chicken Quesadilla $8.95
Grilled Cajun chicken breast, Monterey Jack cheese, green onions and tomatoes; stuffed into a flour tortilla with chipotle salsa, sour cream and fresh guacamole on the side.

Spinach Mushroom Quesadilla $7.95
Sautéed spinach, mushrooms, Monterey Jack cheese, green onions and tomatoes; stuffed into a flour tortilla with chipotle salsa, sour cream and guacamole on the side.

BURRITOS

Veggie Burrito
$6.95
Pinto beans (no animal fat), Monterey Jack cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, sour cream and guacamole; stuffed into a flour tortilla. Served with black beans and Spanish rice.

Chicken Burrito $8.95
Grilled chicken breast, pinto beans (no animal fat), Monterey Jack cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, sour cream and guacamole stuffed in a flour tortilla. Served with black beans and Spanish rice.

Steak Burrito $9.95
Skirt Steak, pinto beans (no animal fat), Monterey Jack cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, sour cream and guacamole stuffed in a flour tortilla. Served with black beans and Spanish rice.

BURGERS

Veggie Burger (by Garden Burger™)
$6.75
A soybean based patty grilled and topped with your choice of cheese, lettuce and tomato.

Boulevard Burger $7.25
A half-pound fresh ground beef patty grilled and topped with your choice of cheese, lettuce and tomato.  Add bacon, additional $.50.

Cajun Veggie Burger (by Garden Burger™)
$6.95
A soybean based patty grilled and topped with your choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato and guacamole.


DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS

Monday - Sloppy Jak Sandwich $7.95
Slow roasted BBQ pulled pork servedon a jumbo bun with a side of jalapeno mac-n-cheese, Jaks slaw and a pickle.

Tuesday - Steak Tacos $9.95
THREE flour tortillas filled with skirt steak, lettuce, tomato, and Monterey Jack cheese.  Served with Spanish rice, black beans, fresh guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo.

Wednesday - Italian Beef Sandwich $8.95
We use an old Chicago favorite:  Scala's® Preferred Italian beef.  Served on French bread with sauteed sweet peppers and a side of fries, Jaks slaw, and a pickle.

Thursday - Country Fried Chicken $9.95
Two large chicken breasts tossed in our special seasoned flour and then fried golden brown.  Served with sweet kernel corn, made from scratch mashed potatoes and gravy, with a jalapeno corn muffin.

Friday - Filet-O-Jak Sandwich $8.95
Breaded cod on French bread fried golden brown with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce.  Served with fries and Jaks slaw.

Saturday - N.Y. Steak Sandwich $9.95
Tender grilled N.Y. strip steak served on French bread with melted Mozzarella cheese, lettuce, raw onion, tomato and Jaks Parmesan Italian mayo.  Served with a side of fries, Jaks slaw and a pickle.

Sunday - BBQ Pork Chops and Fries $8.95
Two 10 oz. bone-in chops grilled to perfection and finished with out Award Winning BBQ Sauce.  Served with fries & Jaks cole slaw.  Add small house salad or small soup of the day.  $1.95.

DESSERTS

Chocolate Chip Brownie a'la mode $5.50
A warm dense chocolate brownie loaded with chocolate chips and served with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream and hot fudge sauce.

Old Fashion Carrot Cake $4.50
From an old family recipe--fruity and moist.

Fresh Apple Pie $4.75
You haven't tasted pie like this since your mother use to bake them.  Served warm with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream and creamy caramel sauce.

Milk Shakes $3.75

Chocolate Milk Shake
Strawberry Milk Shake
French Vanilla Milk Shake
Coffee Mocha Milk Shake
Caramel Milk Shake

Sundae $4.25

French Vanilla Ice Cream Sundae
A big scoop of French vanilla ice cream, old-fashioned hot fudge topping, rich whipped cream and a cherry.

DRINKS

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Ginger Ale
$1.75

Lipton Brisk Iced Tea $1.75

Lipton Brisk Pink Lemonade $2.00

Coffee, Hot Tea, Herbal Tea $1.50

Hot Chocolate, Hot Cider $2.00

Sprecher Draft Style® Root Beer $3.50

CATERING ON THE FLY

Lunch Box                                             Deli sandwiches made to order.  Choose from Mt. Smokey, Gobbler, Da'Roastbeef, U-505 Submarine, Chicken or Tuna Salad.  Served with cole slaw, potato chips and a chocolate chip cookie.  Packed in individual boxes with utensils and a napkin. $8.95 (per-person/10box minimum)   

BBQ Baby Back Ribs                                A platter full of Jaks' Award Winning BBQ Baby Back Ribs.  Served with a dozen jalapeno corn muffins and Jaks slaw.  Serves 12 (8 full slabs cut into 2-bone pieces).  $125.00

Chicken Satay                                Seasoned chicken skewers served with a spicy Thai peanut dipping sauce.  Serves 30 (90 chicken skewers). $95.00

Baked Deli Sandwich Tray                        A tray of 24 half sandwiches freshly baked.  Tray to include: The Gobbler, Mt. Smokey, Da'Roast Beef and Roasted Veggie.  Served with 24 small bags of chips.  $75.00

Jaks Wings - Hot House or BBQ                A platter full of wings smothered in your choice of sauce.  Served with blue cheese and celery sticks. Serves 30 (90 wings). $90.00

Spinach Dip with Veggies and Pita Chips Fresh spinach dip, assorted veggies and seasoned pita chips.  Serves 30.  $55.00

Hummus and Pita Chips                           A Middle Eastern specialty made with garbanzo beans, garlic and lemon juice.  Served with pita chips and cucumber slices.  Topped with tahini sauce and olive oil.  Serves 30.  $55.00

Chocolate Chip Cookie and Brownie Tray Two dozen freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, 32 dense chocolate chip brownie squares and 2 pints of fresh strawberries, Serves 24.  $65.00.



Prices subject to change without notice.
18% gratuity added to parties of six or more.
Cigar smoking allowed at the bar after 5:00pm.
All major credit cards accepted. No personal checks accepted.