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Lancaster's Fine Dining

Lancaster's Restaurant
513 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701


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Fast and affordable gourmet food in a fine dining atmosphere.
Serving from 11am to 2pm Monday thru Friday
Take out available - Call 309.827.3333


Make it a combo with half & half - soup, salad or sandwich for 9.00


Soup du Jour
Ask for the day's selection 4.00


Add ons: Chicken 2.00, Shrimp 4.00, Salmon 4.00

Romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese, anchovy, crouton, Caesar dressing, 6.00

Artisan lettuce, dried cherries, Gorgonzola cheese, pecans, cider vinaigrette, 6.00

Spinach Salad
Strawberries, red onion, Feta cheese, toasted almonds, poppy seed dressing, 7.00

The Alley Salad
Signature loaded salad with romaine lettuce, onion, tomato, radish, cucumber, bell pepper, grilled corn, bacon, egg and Gorgonzola cheese tossed in creamy honey-Dijon vinaigrette, 8.00


All sandwiches come with your choice of side. Order any sandwich 'naked' for no bun or substitute over lettuce for a healthier option. Gluten-free bread options available upon request. Make it a combo with half & half - soup, salad or sandwich for 9.00

Tuna Wrap
House-made tuna salad with lettuce, tomato, red onion and cheddar-jack cheese in flour tortilla, 7.00

Crab Cake
Jumbo lump crab cake with artisan lettuce, tomato and caper tartar sauce on Kaiser bun, 9.00

Open Face Salmon Club
Grilled salmon, bacon, baby spinach, tomato, red onion and chipotle mayo served open faced on grilled sourdough, 10.00

Fish Tacos
Chile rubbed grilled tilapia with mango salsa, avocado, cabbage slaw and Baja sauce in warm flour tortillas, 9.00

Shrimp Basket
Four jumbo beer-battered shrimp served with seasoned shoestring fries. 10.00


Short Rib Grilled Cheese
Beef short rib meat, caramelized onions, arugula and Provolone cheese on toasted sourdough, 10.00

Margarita Chicken
Tequila and lime marinated grilled chicken breast with pepper jack cheese, avocado, tomato, fresh jalapeño relish and cilantro-lime mayo on Kaiser bun, 9.00

Philly Beef
Slow cooked Italian beef with Provolone cheese and sautéed onions and peppers on hoagie roll, 10.00

NYC Reuben
Thinly sliced corned beef piled on marble rye, tangy sauerkraut, melted Swiss and Thousand Island dressing, 9.00

Buffalo Chicken
Fried chicken tenders tossed in Buffalo sauce with bleu cheese slaw in a flour tortilla, 7.00

The Lancaster Burger
Stuffed with Portobello mushroom and Swiss cheese, topped with French fried onions and house-made steak sauce on Kaiser bun, 10.00

Grilled Pork Chop
Basted with peach-whiskey bbq sauce, thinly sliced and topped with apple slaw on a Kaiser bun, 9.00

Patty Melt
With caramelized onion, Swiss and cheddar cheeses on marbled rye, 9.00

Southwestern Sloppy Joe
House-made green chile beef topped with pepper-jack cheese and black bean and corn salsa on a Kaiser bun, 7.00

Spicy Chicken Pesto Pasta
Blackened grilled chicken breast, tomato, asparagus, bowtie pasta and avocado pesto sauce, 10.00


Cajun red beans and rice with bell pepper, onion, refried beans, pico de gallo, black bean and corn salsa, avocado, cheddar-jack cheese and Sriracha ranch in tomato-basil tortilla, 7.00

Border Burger
House-made black bean and quinoa burger topped with cheddar-jack cheese, red onion, avocado and chipotle mayo on Kaiser bun, 9.00

Falafel Wrap
House-made falafel with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onion, bell peppers, banana peppers, Feta cheese and garlic hummus in flour tortilla, 9.00

Grilled Cheese
Swiss and cheddar-jack cheeses with tomato, onion and basil pesto on honey-butter toasted marble rye, 7.00

Tortellini di Verdure
Tri-colored tortellini with grilled red onion, corn, zucchini, squash and tomato tossed in basil, parmesan and garlic oil, 10.00

Mediterranean Portobello
Grilled and sliced Portobello mushroom served atop Tabbouleh salad, 10.00


Seasoned Shoestring Fries, Lancaster's Signature Cole Slaw, Pesto Pasta Salad, Fried Sweet Potato Tots

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Our menu highlights the freshest flavors of the season with a focus on serving comfort food with a sophisticated twist.


Grilled Duck Rolls
bacon wrapped duck breast, red bell pepper and onion with honey-balsamic drizzle, 14.00

Beer Battered Shrimp
battered and fried with cocktail and honey mustard dipping sauces, 12.00

Italian Beef Sliders
slow cooked seasoned beef with caramelized onions and peppers, 12.00

Mediterranean Portobello
grilled and sliced portobello mushroom served atop Tabbouleh salad, 10.00

Seared Tuna 
served over green bean, tomato and chickpea salad, 12.00

Chicken Quesadillas
spinach tortilla with grilled chicken, pico de gallo, cheddar jack cheese and sour cream, 12.00

Steamed Mussels
white wine garlic cream sauce with toasted bagettes, 12.00

Crab Cakes 
baked and served on tomato salad with jalapeño-basil aïoli, 14.00

Spinach and Artichoke Dip
served bubbling hot with garlic toasted rounds, 10.00

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Smoky Seafood Bisque
lump crab meat, red bell pepper and scallion in bacon and cheddar lobster bisque, 6.00

French Onion Soup
seasoned garlic croutons, Swiss cheese, 5.00

Soup du Jour 
please ask your server for today’s selection, 5.00

The Alley Salad 
our signature loaded salad with baby romaine, onion, tomato, radish, cucumber, bell pepper, corn, bacon, egg and Gorgonzola cheese tossed in creamy honey-Dijon vinaigrette, 8.00

Lancaster’s House Salad
artisan lettuce, pecans, dried cherries, Gorgonzola cheese, cider vinaigrette 5.00

Caesar Salad
baby romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese, crouton, anchovy, Caesar dressing 5.00


Chicken 2.00 Shrimp 4.00 Beef 6.00 Salmon 4.00


served with our signature coleslaw and your choice of side

Short Rib Grilled Cheese
Chopped beef short rib, caramelized onion, arugula and provolone cheese on toasted sourdough, 14.00

Cabernet Burger* 
8 oz hand formed beef patty grilled with cabernet-balsamic glaze and topped with sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions and Gorgonzola cheese on Kaiser bun, 14.00

Border Burger
House made black bean burger with red onion, tomato, avocado, sprouts, cheddar-jack cheese and chipotle mayo on Kaiser bun, 12.00

Salmon Club
Grilled salmon, bacon, baby spinach, tomato, red onion and chipotle mayo on grilled sourdough, 14.00



served with your choice of side


Grilled Prime Rib*
12 oz, horseradish aioli, 20.00

Filet Mignon*
8 oz boneless, sautéed Portobello mushrooms, gorgonzola cheese, steamed asparagus, 28.00

16 oz bone-in, roasted garlic steak butter, 32.00

Stuffed Pork Loin
7 oz, pecan crusted, caramelized onions, gorgonzola cheese, apple chutney, 19.00

Chicken Cordon Bleu 
6 oz, Italian breaded chicken breast, ham, asparagus, Swiss cheese, honey-dijon cream, 19.00

Veal Osso Bucco
12oz slow roasted veal shank, root vegetable tomato sauce, 28.00

Chef’s Choice Game Special 
ask your server for today’s selection, Market Price


Grilled Duck Breast
6oz, garlic and herb marinated,  Worcestershire soaked Portobello mushrooms, sautéed spinach, 25.00

Grilled Lamb Chops
Two 4 oz lamb loin chops, our signature Asian BBQ sauce,  grilled bok choy salad,  24.00


Baked Salmon 
almond crusted, rosemary lobster sauce, roasted asparagus, 18.00

Grilled Sea Bass
candied ginger teriyaki sauce, rice noodles, three pepper sauté, 22.00

Seared Tuna 
sesame crusted, wasabi cream, grilled bok choy salad, 20.00

Seafood Etoufee
Jumbo shrimp, crawfish meat, rice, rich Cajun tomato sauce, 19.00



omit the meat/fish to make any of our pasta dishes a vegetarian option

Scallop Piccata
Crisp jumbo seared scallops over angel hair pasta with sautéed spinach and lemon-caper butter sauce, 20.00

Roasted Vegetable Cavatappi
Roasted Brussels sprouts, asparagus and broccoli with corkscrew pasta in a Monterey cheddar sauce topped with diced tomatoes and scallions, 16.00
Add grilled chicken, 18.00/grilled shrimp, 20.00

Three Pepper Garlic Chicken
Chicken breast, bell peppers and onions sautéed in garlic-parsley butter with corkscrew pasta in roasted garlic Alfredo sauce, 18.00



Baked potato - Mixed grains with fire roasted vegetables - Mashed potatoes - Fried sweet potato rounds - Fresh vegetable, 4.00

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* The Illinois Department of Public Health advises that eating raw undercooked meat, poultry, eggs or seafood poses a health risk to everyone, but especially to the elderly, young children under age 4, pregnant women, and other highly susceptible individuals with compromised immune systems. Thorough cooking of such animal foods reduces the risk of illness.
Consumers who want more information about the risk should contact their physician or the Illinois Public Health Department.