The historic Ariston signs are down being restored. Join us when we Relight the Signs Saturday, May 4th just before sunset (8:05 pm central time). Music, vintage cars, light refreshments, guest speakers, all leading up to throwing the switch. Free outdoor event. Open to the public. Join us May 4th at the Ariston Cafe as we kick off the Route 66 travel season.

The Ariston Cafe

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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, &
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Friday - Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Ariston Cafe Entrees

Ariston Cafe entrees include Western favorites, Southern soul food, and Italian delicacies you're sure to love.
Stop in today and check out our range of delicious options.


Western Favorites

Served With Soup & Salad & a Choice Of Potato, Vegetable, or Pasta
USDA Choice Rib-Eye Steak - the Choices Cut Of Beef, Well Marbled for Excellent Flavor & Hand-Cut In Our Kitchen; Approximately 14 Oz. - $26.99
USDA Choice New York Strip Steak - Cut From the Middle Of the Loin, This Is One Of America's Favorite Steaks; Approximately 12 Oz. - $27.99
USDA Choice Filet Mignon - Tender & Delicious; Approximately 8 Oz. - $28.99
Steak Lamia - Choice Top Sirloin Steak Covered With Provel Cheese, Sautéed Mushrooms, & Onions - $18.99
Ground Beef Steak - Pure Ground Beef Wrapped In Bacon for a Distinctive Flavor - $14.99

Sauteed Mushrooms or Onions - $1.50 Each or $2.50 for Both

We Cannot Be Responsible for Well-Done Steaks. All Weights Prior To Cooking.

Ribeye

Salmon

Ocean Catches

Served With Soup & Salad Bar & a Choice Of Potato, Vegetable, or Pasta
Halibut Steak - the Firm White Meat Is Delicately Flavored & Grilled or Broiled - $26.99

Stuffed Shrimp - Four Jumbo Shrimp Butterflied & Filled With Crab Meat & Cheese, Then Fried Until Golden Brown - $14.99
Freshwater Channel Catfish - From the Spring Fed Ponds Of the South, Deep Fried, & Delivered To Your Table - $15.99
Catfish Fillet - Farm-Raised Catfish Broiled or Deep Fried - $15.99
Broiled Salmon Steak - Enjoy Our Salmon, Hand-Cut In Our Kitchen - $23.99 or Blackened, $25.49
Golden Brown Fried Shrimp - Five Lightly Breaded, Butterflied Fan Tail Shrimp - $14.99
Iceland Cod - From the Clear, Cold Waters Of the North Atlantic & Available Broiled or Deep Fried - $15.99
Tilapia Fillet - Very Mild In Flavor, These Fish Are Sourced From the Americas & Broiled or Deep Fried - $15.99 or Pan-Seared With Lemon Pepper, $17.99


Southern

Served With Soup & Salad Bar & a Choice Of Potato, Vegetable, or Pasta
Pork Chops - Two Broiled, Center-Cut Chops - $15.99
Ham Steak - Center Cut - $15.99
Grilled Chicken Livers - Lightly Breaded & Cooked Until Golden Brown & Tender - $13.99
Liver & Onions - Tender Baby Beef Liver Served With Grilled Onions - $13.99
Fried Chicken - One Half Chicken Deep Fried To a Crispy Gold Brown - $13.99 or Quarter Chicken, $12.99 (All White Meat, $1.50 Extra)

Livers

Mostaccioli

Italian

The Following Are All Served With Homemade Meat Sauce, Toasted Garlic Bread, Soup, & Salad Bar
Mostaccioli - Covered With Our Homemade Meat Sauce & Mozzarella Cheese - $13.99, Half Order - $12.99 | With Meatballs - $14.99, Half Order - $13.99
Manicotti - Tubular Shells Stuffed With a Delicious Blend Of Ricotta & Romano Cheese & Covered With Melted Mozzarella Cheese - $13.99
Cannelloni - Tubular Shells Stuffed With Beef, Pork, Spinach, & Romano Cheese Then Covered With Melted Mozzarella - $13.99
Spaghetti - Covered With Our Homemade Meat Sauce - $12.99, Half Order - $11.99 | With Meatballs - $13.99, Half Order - $12.99)


South Of the Border

Quesadilla - Flour Tortilla Stuffed With Cheese & Your Choice Of Chicken or Taco Meat, With Sour Cream & Salsa - $8.99
Mexican Plate - for the Adventurous -- an Enchilada, a Tamale, both covered with our homemade chili & a Taco With Homemade Refried Beans & Spanish Rice, Lettuce, & Cheese - $9.99
Enchiladas - Three Corn Tortillas Filled With Colby Cheese, Smothered With Homemade Chili, & Topped With Chopped Onions - $8.99
Tamales - Smothered With Homemade Chili - $9.29
Chili - Hot & Thick, Made With Fresh Ground Beef In-House. We Cook the Beans Separately for an Authentic Flavor - Large, 5.99 or Small, $4.99
Tacos - All Beef Tacos With Lettuce, Tomatoes, & Shredded Colby Cheese - $8.49

Mexican Plate

Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

Sandwiches

Add Soup & Salad Bar To Any Sandwich for $4.99 - Sandwiched Listed Are Served With a Choice Of Homemade Chips, French Fries, or Slaw
Prime Rib Of Beef Sandwich - a Generous Portion Of Choice Price Rib Served On a Hoagie Bun With Au Jus - $12.99
French Dip - Tender Slices Of Roast Beef Piled On a Hoagie Bun & Served With Au Jus To Dip - $8.99
Sierra Chicken Sandwich - Char-Grilled, Marinated Breast Of Chicken On a Toasted Bun With Melted Provel Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, & Honey Mustard - $7.59
Fried Chicken Sandwich - Two Pieces Of Bone-In, Deep Fried Chicken Served On Toast - $7.99 (White Meat $1.50 Extra)
The Ariston Turkey Club - Roast Turkey Breast, Bacon, Lettuce, & Tomato On Toasted White Bread With Mayonnaise - $7.99
Gyros Sandwich - Marinated Slices Of Beef & Lamb With fresh homemade Ziki Sauce, Onion, & Tomato On Hot Pita Bread - $7.59
Hot Fish Sandwich - On a Toasted Bun With homemade Tartar Sauce - $7.29, or With Melted Cheese - $7.79
Horseshoe Sandwich - Your Choice Of Turkey Breast, Ham, Bacon & Tomato, or Hamburger Served Atop Toasted Bread With French Fries & Smothered With Hot, Golden Cheese Sauce - $8.99
Buffalo Chicken Horseshoe - $9.49
Deep Fried Bacon Horseshoe - $9.49
Ariston's Steak Sandwich - 8 Oz. Choice Top Sirloin Steak Charbroiled & Served On Toast - $12.99
All American Favorite Hot Beef Sandwich - Tender Roast Beef Served Open-Faced On Bread & Covered With Brown Gravy - $8.99
Patty Melt - Grilled Beef Patty With Melted American Cheese & Grilled Onions, All Served On Grilled Rye - $8.49
Reuben - Slices Of Corned Beef or Turkey, Sauerkraut, Melted Swiss Cheese, & Thousand Island Dressing On Grilled Rye Bread - $8.99
Sliced Turkey Breast - Sliced Turkey Breast On Your Choice Of White, Wheat, or Rye Bread With Lettuce, Tomato, & Mayonnaise - $7.29
The Classic Burger - a Route 66 Tradition Of Pure Ground Chuck, Grilled or Char-Broiled With Lettuce, Onion, & Tomato On a Toasted Bun - $7.99 (Add American Swiss, or Provel Cheese for $0.50 or Add Bacon & Cheese for $1.50)
Ariston Pork Tenderloin - Sliced From Boneless Pork Loins & Hand Breaded To Order - $8.49