Deer Lake Inn – Clarkston

Lunch Menu

Soup & Starters

  • Charley’s Chowder

    diced tomatoes, fresh cut fish, vegetables

  • Stuffed Mushrooms

    shrimp, crab, imperial cream

  • French Onion Soup

    rich roasted onion stock, melted cheese

  • Flash Fried Calamari

    with lemon caper Beurre blanc
    ~or~ garlic, banana & cherry peppers

Salads

  • Martha’s Vineyard

    bleu cheese, pine nuts, onion, raspberry maple vinaigrette

  • Raspberry Chicken Salad

    bleu cheese, candied walnuts, dried cherries, onion, raspberry maple vinaigrette

  • 306 Blackened Chicken Salad

    tomatoes, bacon, bleu cheese, egg, creamy garlic dressing

  • Salmon Apricot Salad*

    dried apricots & cherries, candied walnuts, chevre, apricot ginger vinaigrette

Sandwiches Etc.

  • Grilled Chicken & Vegetable Wrap

    boursin, chevre, tomato vinaigrette, basil pesto aioli, fruit cup

  • Deer Lake Sliders*

    ketchup, mustard, pickle, onions, cheddar

  • Ramp Room Burger*

    add cheese, bacon, mushrooms, grilled onions

  • Chicken George Sandwich

    teriyaki, pineapple, mozzarella

  • Crispy Cod Sandwich

    lettuce, tomato, tartar sauce

  • California Fish Tacos

    flash fried grouper, creamy slaw, salsa, cheese

  • Kruser Fish Tacos

    flash fried grouper, creamy slaw, salsa, cheese

  • Taco & Salad Combination

    taco, ½ wrap, side martha's, caesar salad, charley's chowder or garden gazpacho

Side Salads with Entree

  • Cole Slaw

  • Martha's Vineyard or Caesar

  • 306 Chopped or Loaded Wedge

Poultry, Pork & Beef

  • Panroasted Chicken

    artichokes, mushrooms, tomatoes, wine, herbs, mashed potatoes

  • Maryland Chicken

    shrimp & crabmeat stuffing, lobster cream sauce, rice pilaf

  • Spice Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

    cheddar hashed potatoes, crunchy garlic toast

  • Petite Filet Marsala*

    4 ounces, roasted mushrooms, mashed potatoes, wilted greens, tomatoes

Fresh Fish & Seafood

  • Fish & Chips

    alaskan cod, cole slaw, joe muer’s tartar sauce

  • Jimmy’s Lake Perch

    lemon caper butter, tomato relish, mashed potatoes

  • Cedar Plank Salmon

  • Mussels Dijon Pommes Frites

    dijon cream, thin cut fries & side martha's or caesar salad

  • Chop House Crabcakes

    lump crabmeat, mustard aioli

  • Seafood Panroast

Pasta

  • Linguine Primavera

    dried cherries, mushrooms, vegetables, almonds, add chicken or gulf shrimp

  • Tortellini & Grilled Chicken

    cheese filled pasta, tomato cream sauce

  • Lobster & Shrimp Fettuccine

    imperial cream, tomato basil fettuccine

Pizza

  • Cheese Pizza

    topping selections: pepperoni. italian sausage, pineapple, green pepper, black forest ham, onions, black olives, mushrooms

  • Rocky’s Creation

    cajun gulf shrimp, diced tomatoes, garlic butter, artichoke hearts, cheese

  • Red Wing

    spinach, pineapple, grilled chicken, red peppers, garlic butter, tomatoes, cheese

  • Deer Lake Special

    ham, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, green pepper

  • Caribbean Jerk Pizza

    island BBQ, cilantro, caramelized onions

unless otherwise noted sandwiches served with fries, poultry & tacos served with rice pilaf, fish & seafood served with rice & tomato cucumber bean salad

Dinner Menu

Soup & Starters

  • Charley’s Chowder

    diced tomatoes, fresh cut fish, vegetables

  • French Onion Soup

    rich roasted onion stock, melted cheese

  • Mussels Dijon Pommes Frites

    dijon cream, thin cut fries

  • Stuffed Mushrooms

    shrimp, crab, imperial cream

  • Flash Fried Calamari

    with lemon caper Beurre blanc
    ~or~ garlic, banana & cherry peppers

  • Chop House Crabcakes

    lump crabmeat, mustard aioli

Light Bites

  • Raspberry Chicken Salad

    bleu cheese, candied walnuts, dried cherries, onion, raspberry maple vinaigrette

  • 306 Blackened Chicken Salad

    tomatoes, bacon, bleu cheese, egg, creamy garlic dressing

  • Salmon Apricot Salad*

    dried apricots & cherries, candied walnuts, chevre, apricot ginger vinaigrette

  • Deer Lake Sliders*

    ketchup, mustard, pickle, onions, cheddar

  • Ramp Room Burger*

    add cheese, bacon, mushrooms, grilled onions

  • Chicken George Sandwich

    teriyaki, pineapple, mozzarella

  • California Fish Tacos

    flash fried grouper, salsa, creamy slaw, cheese

  • Kruser Fish Tacos

    spice grilled grouper, guacamole, salsa, cabbage, sour cream

Poultry, Pork & Beef

  • Panroasted Chicken

    artichokes, mushrooms, tomatoes, wine, herbs, mashed potatoes

  • Maryland Chicken

    shrimp & crabmeat stuffing, lobster cream sauce, rice pilaf

  • Spice Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

    cheddar hashed potatoes, crunchy garlic toast

  • Blackened Twin Filets & French Fries

  • 9 Ounce Filet*

    vegetable, cheddar hashed potatoes

  • 22 Ounce Bone-In Ribeye*

    vegetable, cheddar hashed potatoes

Fresh Fish & Seafood

  • Fish & Chips

    alaskan cod, cole slaw, joe muer’s tartar sauce

  • Jimmy’s Lake Perch

    lemon caper butter, tomato relish, mashed potatoes

  • Seafood Panroast

  • Cedar Plank Salmon

  • Parm Flounder

  • Chop House Crabcakes

    lump crabmeat, mustard aioli

Side Salads with Entree

  • Cole Slaw

  • Martha's Vineyard or Caesar

  • 306 Chopped or Loaded Wedge

Pasta

  • Linguine Primavera

    dried cherries, mushrooms, vegetables, almonds, add chicken or gulf shrimp

  • Tortellini & Grilled Chicken

    cheese filled pasta, tomato cream sauce

  • Lobster & Shrimp Fettuccine

    imperial cream, tomato basil fettuccine

Pizza

  • Cheese Pizza

    topping selections: pepperoni. italian sausage, pineapple, green pepper, black forest ham, onions, black olives, mushrooms

  • Rocky’s Creation

    cajun gulf shrimp, diced tomatoes, garlic butter, artichoke hearts, cheese

  • Red Wing

    spinach, pineapple, grilled chicken, red peppers, garlic butter, tomatoes, cheese

  • Deer Lake Special

    ham, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, green pepper

  • Caribbean Jerk Pizza

    island BBQ, cilantro, caramelized onions

unless otherwise noted sandwiches served with fries, poultry & tacos served with rice pilaf, fish & seafood served with rice & tomato cucumber bean salad

*contains raw or undercooked ingredients consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Carry Out Menu

Please click the link below to download our carry out menu.

Kruse's Deer Lake Inn, Carry Out Menu (PDF)

Salads & Slaw

SMALL = 1-2 people  MEDIUM = 4-6 people   LARGE: 8-10 people

  • Creamy Cole Slaw

    Pint $4 Quart $7

  • Caesar Salad

    Crisp romaine, butter croutons & freshly grated parmesan cheese
    Small $8  Medium  $17 Large $22

    With Chargrilled or Blackened Chicken
    Small $11 Medium $24 Large $30

    With Chargrilled or Blackened Shrimp
    Small $13 Medium $28 Large $35

  • Martha’s Vineyard Salad

    Red leaf lettuce, pine nuts, bleu cheese, purple onions & raspberry-maple vinaigrette
    Small $9 Medium $19 Large $24

  • Raspberry Chicken Salad

    Crumbled bleu cheese, candied walnuts, dried cherries, red onion & raspberry-maple vinaigrette
    Small $12 Medium $26 Large $32

  • 306 Salad

    With blackened chicken, garden beans, bleu cheese, bacon, egg, tomato & creamy garlic dressing
    Small $12 Medium $26 Large $32

  • Salmon Apricot Salad*

    Dried apricots & cherries, chevre cheese, candied walnuts & apricot-ginger vinaigrette
    Small $14 Medium $30 Large $38

Necessities

  • Housebaked Bread

    2 loaves $4.25

  • Housemade Salad Dressing $5

  • Charley’s Chowder

    Mediterranean style fish chowder
    Pint $8  Quart $14

  • Soup Du Jour

    Ask your carry out consultant about today’s soup selection

  • Provencale Sauce

    Pint $7  Quart $14

  • Tomato Cream

    Pint $7  Quart $14

  • Rice Pilaf

    Pint $5  Quart $8

Pastabilities

  • Linguine Marinara $13

    Diced tomatoes, spinach & mushrooms

  • Linguine Primavera $13

    Dried cherries, fresh vegetables, mushrooms, toasted almonds, olive oil, garlic & herbs

Add Grilled Chicken $2  or  Gulf Shrimp $4 to either of the above pasta selections

  • Tortellini & Grilled Chicken a la Créme $15

    Half moons of cheese filled pasta with grilled chicken & tomato cream

  • Chicken Fettuccine Casanova $15

    Grilled chicken breast, sundried tomato-pesto & mushrooms in a light cream sauce

  • Lobster & Shrimp Fettuccine $19

    Maine lobster, Gulf shrimp, diced tomatoes, saffron cream & tomato-basil fettuccine

Chicken & Ribs

  • Panroasted Chicken $14

    With garlic, white wine, artichoke hearts, sliced mushrooms, tomatoes & fresh herbs, served with buttered mashed potatoes

  • Maryland Chicken $18

    Served with shrimp & crabmeat stuffing, lobster cream & rice pilaf

  • Baby Back Ribs $21

    3/4 of a slab with cheddar hashed potatoes & a wedge of crunchy garlic toast

Pizza

  • Round, Deep-Dish Style

    Prepared with tomato sauce, mozzarella, Muenster cheese, olive oil & herbs
    Small – 8 Pieces   Large – 12 Pieces

    Toppings: pepperoni, Italian sausage, onions, green peppers, mushrooms, diced tomatoes, black forest ham, black olives, pineapple

    Cheese Small $10  Large $14
    Additional Items $1.25 Each $1.75 Each

  • Gluten Free Pizza

    Thin crust pizza with choice of any 3 toppings $13

  • Family Feast

    Large 2 Item Pizza, Small House Salad & Loaf of Bread $18.50
    Not valid with any other discount or promotion

Specialty Pizzas

  • Deer Lake Special

    Black forest ham, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, green peppers & cheese
    Small $14  Large $20

  • Rocky’s Creation

    Cajun shrimp, tomatoes, garlic butter, herbs, cheese & artichoke hearts
    Small $14 Large $20

  • Red Wing Special

    Spinach, pineapple, chicken, red peppers, garlic butter, tomatoes & cheese
    Small $14 Large $20

Sensational Sandwiches

Served with french fries on freshly baked bread

  • 1/3 lb. Ramp Room Burger* $10

    Cooked to order on a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, onion & pickle
    Add Swiss, pepper jack or cheddar cheese, grilled onions, bacon or mushrooms, for $0.50 per item

  • Bayou Chicken Sandwich $11

    Chargrilled with spicy BBQ sauce, pepper jack and monterey jack cheeses

  • Chicken George Sandwich $11

    Grilled with teriyaki, pineapple & melted mozzarella cheese

  • Crispy Fish Sandwich $12

    Flashed fried New England cod, housemade tartar sauce, lettuce & tomato on a grilled bun

Fabulous Fish & Seafood

Fresh fish flown in daily. Ask your carry-out consultant about today’s availability.
FRESH CATCH served with garden vegetable & rice pilaf unless otherwise noted

  • Kruser Fish Tacos (3) $15

    Spice grilled grouper, guacamole, tomato salsa, shredded cabbage & sour cream in flour tortillas,
    served with rice pilaf

  • Parmesan Encrusted Flounder $18

    Served with lemon caper Beurre blanc & rice pilaf

  • Jimmy’s Lake Perch $19

    Flash fried with mashed potatoes with lemon caper beurre blanc & marinated tomato relish

  • Stuffed Flounder $20

    Oven broiled with Maryland Crabmeat stuffing, served with tomato cucumber bean salad, rice pilaf & mustard Aioli

  • Seafood Panroast $19

    Lobster & shrimp slowly simmered with Saffron, diced tomato cream, served over buttery rice pilaf with a wedge of crunchy garlic toast

  • Chop House Crabcakes $22

    Made with Maryland Lump crabmeat, served with lemon mustard Aioli, rice pilaf & tomato cucumber bean salad

Carry out orders are served a la carte
Bread and salad are served separately 

Catering Menu

Please click the link below to download our catering menu.

Kruse's Deer Lake Inn, Catering Menu (PDF)

Serving Suggestions

This catering menu is designed to assist you with planning your event. It identifies the number of pieces or the number of people per selection. These amounts are provided as a guideline. When placing your order you may want to consider the following…

Number of Items

The more items you offer, the fewer pieces you will need of each item. Anticipate which food selections will be the most popular with your group, and increase the number of those items. If you choose to omit or add a category, adjust one of the others accordingly. In general, 50 adults will consume the following over a period of 60-90 minutes…

  • Appetizer

    3 Pieces per person

  • Salad

    1 Extra Large

  • Pasta

    2 Large

  • Kebobs

    2 per person

  • Starch or Vegetable

    2 Pans

If you are planning a cocktail style party in lieu of a traditional meal, figure 5-6 bites per person per hour for the first hour and 3-4 pieces each hour thereafter.

Please provide three days of advance notice to ensure availability. Prices subject to change.

Food Service Attendants

If requested at least 4 weeks in advance of your event date a food service attendant may be available to deliver, set-up, and attend to your food buffet for an additional charge of $25 per attendant, per hour with a minimum of 3 hours. We suggest 1 food attendant for every 75 guests.

Delivery

Delivery is based on availability and the cost is determined by the location and size of your order.

Chaffing Dishes

Chaffing dishes are available for rent at a cost of $20 per set for a period of up to 20 hours.

Party Platters

  • Shrimp Cocktail Platter

    Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, Housemade Cocktail Sauce & Fresh Lemon Wedges
    Small (45 Pieces) $75 Medium (60 Pieces) $90 Large (90 Pieces) $125

  • Smoked Salmon Paté

    Served with Housemade Garlic Herb Crostini Bread
    Serves 15-20 $35

  • Cheese & Fruit Platter

    Smoked Gouda, Havarti with Dill, Cheddar Cheese & Fresh Seasonal Fruit
    Serves 20-25 $65

  • Vegetable Platter

    Fresh Garden Vegetables with Creamy Garlic Dressing
    Serves 20-25 $50

  • Stuffed Mushrooms

    Baked with Shrimp & Crabmeat stuffing, topped with Lobster Cream
    25 pieces $55  45 Pieces $90

Soups & Stuff

  • Charley’s Chowder

    Mediterranean Style Fish Chowder with Fresh Tomatoes & Herbs
    Quart (serves 4-6) $14

  • Pan of Rice Pilaf

    (serves 20-25) $30

  • Pan of Garden Vegetable Sauté

    (serves 20-25) $40

  • Party Rolls

    $6 per dozen

Salads

Large salad serves 8-10 people. Extra large serves 15-20 people.

  • Martha’s Vineyard Salad

    Red leaf Lettuce, Toasted Pine Nuts, Crumbled Bleu Cheese & Purple Onions with Raspberry Maple Vinaigrette
    Large $24 Extra Large $38

  • Raspberry Chicken Salad

    Chargrilled Breast of Chicken with Mixed Greens, Candied Walnuts, Dried Cherries, Crumbled Bleu Cheese, Red Onions & Raspberry Maple Vinaigrette
    Large $32 Extra Large $54

  • Caesar Salad

    Hearts of Romaine, House Baked Croutons & Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
    Large $22 Extra Large $36

    With Grilled Chicken Large $30 Extra Large $50

  • 306 Chopped Salad

    With Blackened Chicken, Garden Greens, Bleu Cheese, Bacon, Egg, Tomato & Creamy Garlic Dressing
    Large $32 Extra Large $54

  • Salmon Apricot Salad*

    With Dried Apricots, Cherries, Chevre Cheese, Candied Walnuts & an Apricot Ginger Vinaigrette
    Large $38 Extra Large $60

  • Charley’s Cole Slaw

    Serves 4-6 Quart $7

Pastabilities

Bulk packaged with freshly grated Parmesan cheese & House baked Kruse & Muer Rolls. All Pastas Served with Egg Penne Unless Otherwise Specified

Guideline for Entree Service:
Small 6-8 people (12 rolls)
Medium 12-15 people (20 rolls)
Large 18-20 people (32 rolls)

  • Pasta Marinara

    With Diced Tomatoes, Fresh Spinach, Sliced Mushrooms, Wine & Herbs

    OR

  • Pasta Primavera

    With Garden Vegetables, Dried Cherries, Toasted Almonds, Olive Oil, Garlic & Herbs
    Small $62 Medium $94 Large $125

    With Grilled Chicken
    Small $70 Medium $110 Large $180

    With Gulf Shrimp
    Small $82 Medium $125 Large $180

  • Tortellini & Grilled Chicken ala Créme

    Cheese Filled Half Moons of Pasta & Grilled Chicken tossed in a Sweet Tomato Cream
    Small $70 Medium $110 Large $145

  • Grilled Chicken Casanova

    Grilled Chicken Breast, Sundried Tomato Pesto & Fresh Mushrooms in a Light Cream Sauce
    Small $70 Medium $110 Large $145

  • Lobster & Shrimp Penne ala Créme

    With Maine Lobster Meat & Gulf Shrimp in a Rich Saffron Cream over Egg Penne
    Small $95 Medium $145 Large $210

From The Chargrill

  • Kebobs

    30 Skewers Chargrilled & topped with Dijon Mustard or Honey Mustard Vinaigrette & Toasted Almonds
    With Grilled Chicken $60 With Gulf Shrimp (2 pcs. per skewer) $100
    1/2 Chicken and 1/2 Shrimp $80

  • BBQ Rib Fingers

    Small (30 pc.) $75 Large (55 pc.) $115

  • BBQ Tenderloin Kebobs*

    Choose from all Beef or Beef & Shrimp Marinated with Honey Crackle BBQ Glaze, Skewered & Grilled with Onion & Pepper
    Small (25 skewers) $75 Large (40 skewers) $115

  • Chop House Crabcakes

    With lemon mustard Aioli
    Small (25 pc.) $75 Large (40 pc.) $115

* Notice: Items may contain raw eggs or fish, Beef cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meat, seafood, poultry, fish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Gluten-Free Menu

Please view the PDF menus to which items can be made gluten-free at your request.

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