st patricks evanston

Join us all weekend for mighty ye ole St. Pat’s weekend in Evanston.

This year we are partnering with our friends at Half-Acre with many of our St. Patrick’s Day specials prepared with Half-Acre beers.

ST. PATRICK’S WEEKEND MENU

SOUPS

IRISH BEEF STEW
Traditional slow roasted beef stew with potatoes & root vegetables finished with Half Acre’s “Good To See You” dry Irish Stout … Cup 4.95 Bowl 7.95 …

SMALL PLATES

COCKLES AND MUSSELS
Cockles and Prince Edward Island mussels in a tomato-basil and garlic broth with fresh cut fries and roasted garlic aioli … 14.95 …

BANGERS & MASH
Two Dry Irish Stout sausages with mashed potatoes and grainy mustard … 11.95 …

BIG PLATES

CORNED BEEF AND BRAISED CABBAGE
Brined beef brisket with cabbage braised in Half Acre Stout, cider vinegar, bacon and brown sugar, served with mashed potatoes … 15.95 …

CORNED BEEF ON RYE
Brined beef brisket with horseradish mayo & melted Swiss on rye with fresh cut fries … 11.95 …

GAELIC STEAK
Grilled center cut New York, sliced and with Glendalough Irish whiskey peppercorn cream sauce, served with mashed potatoes and broccoli … 22.95 …

SMOKED DOUBLE PORK CHOP
14oz. cider brined double pork chop with an Irish whiskey bacon chutney, mashed potatoes & garlic spinach … 17.95 …

FINNAN HADDIE
Smoked Boston cod baked in a light mustard bechamel, champ mashed potatoes, fresh broccoli … 16.95 …

“SMOKING GULL” COD & CHIPS
Crisp Half Acre pale ale battered cod filet with fresh-cut fries and herb tartar … 15.95 …

DESSERT

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING
Rich, moist Medjool date cake with toffee sauce and vanilla bean cream … 5.95 …

COCKTAIL

IRISH MULE
Ireland’s Glendalough whiskey shaken with lemon, new Deal ginger liquer, aromatic bitters & topped with ginger beer served tall on the rocks … 9 …

IRISH OLD FASHIONED
Glendalough Irish whiskey old fashioned with Angustura and orange bitters and a touch of Drambuie … 9 …

mardi gras, fat Tuesday in Evanston at Prairie Moon with its Mardi Gras Supper Club

Our weekly Supper Club has a special spin this week because of Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras!

$15.95 for three-course New Orleans, Mardi Gras Dinner!

 

APPETIZER

Maquechoux (Mock-Shoe)
cajun spicy cream sweet-corn chowder with shrimp, chicken, bacon, sweet and hot peppers

Red Beans & Rice
cajun andouille sausage, red beans, white rice

Chicken & Andouille Gumbo
hickory-smoked pulled chicken, andouille sausage, okra, white rice

Green Chile Ceasar
Grilled baby romaine, Hatch chile Ceasar, sourdough crouton, Parmesan , Cotija and toasted pepitas

ENTREÉ

Ribeye Brochette / Jambalaya Combo
Grilled steak and vegetable skewer topped with Bienville sauce (Cajun Tasso, crimini mushroom and shrimp) and our Jambalaya

Grilled Chicken Rockefeller
Grilled chicken breast, applewood bacon, baby portobello mushrooms, Herbsaint-spinach cream, sweet onions & wild rice

Scallop & Shrimp Pasta Louise
East coast bay scallops with large Gulf Shrimp tossed in a light fresh herb & sweet pepper cream over linguine

Black Cat Ettouffee
Fresh blackened Louisiana catfish filet smothered in crawfish ettouffee over white rice YA YA!

DESSSERT

Bourbon County Bread Pudding
– chocolate bread pudding, whiskey sauce, vanilla ice cream –

Michigan Blueberry Crisp
– vanilla ice cream –

Texas Sheet Cake
– Rich chocolate cake, chocolate frosting –

Temperance Beer Co, The Drop double IPA

Temperance Beer Co. newest beer, The Drop, a double IPA, releases at Prairie Moon on Friday, March 8.

DJ Teebot and DJ Pound spin from 9PM – 1AM.

Temperance Beer Co, The Drop double IPA

mardi gras in evanston at Prairie Moon 2019 best place to celebrate fat tuesday in Chicago

Join us for Mardi Gras 2019! March 1 – March 5 (Fat Tuesday)!

See our special Supper Club Fat Tuesday menu HERE.

SPECIAL MARDI GRAS MENU SERVED March 1 – Fat Tuesday (regular menu also served)

MAQUECHOUX (MOCK-SHOE)
cajun spicy cream sweet corn chowder with chicken, bacon sweet and hot peppers

SMOKED CHICKEN & ANDOUILLE GUMBO
Smoked pulled chicken & Andouille sausage gumbo with filé & okra over white rice

OYSTERS ON THE HALF SHELL
“Bevan’s” (St. James River, VA), house cocktail SHRIMP & GRITS bacon, garlic pan-sauce, cheddar grit cake, spicy giardiniera

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER
6 St. James River oysters baked with Herbsaint creamed spinach

MISSISSIPPI CATFISH NUGGETS
Fresh catfish filet fried in a light seasoned corn flour with Creole mustard dipping sauce

JAMBALAYA
Traditional Cajun seasoned rice dish with shrimp, sausage, and chicken with a healthy blend of peppers & spice

BEER BRAISED MUSSELS WITH ANDOUILLE
PEI mussels, amber ale, fennel, crushed red pepper, tomato, Andouille sausage, fries, roasted chili-garlic aioli

SCALLOP & SHRIMP PASTA LOUISE
East coast bay scallops with large Gulf Shrimp tossed in a light fresh herb & sweet pepper cream over linguine

LOUISIANA SHRIMP & CRAWFISH BOIL
½# of Louisiana crawfish, ½# of Gulf shrimp, tossed in LA spice mix, corn on the cob, redskin potatoes.

GREEN CHILE CAESAR & BLACKENED SHRIMP
Grilled romaine, Hatch, NM chile Caesar, blackened shrimp sourdough crouton, Parmesan, Cotija and toasted pepitas

CHICKEN ROCKEFELLER
Pulled smoked chicken , Cajun tasso, baby portobello mushrooms, Herbsaint-spinach cream, sweet onions, rice

CAJUN-CREOLE COMBO
Blackened prime sirloin with blue cheese-basil butter over sautéed spinach with jambalaya

THE HURRICANE (COCKTAIL)
House-made Hurricane with passion fruit, pineapple and lime shaken with dark and light rum

SAZERAC (COCKTAIL)
Rye whiskey cocktail with Herbsaint & Peychaud bitters

Cajun-Creole favorites on our regular menu
Étouffée | Po’ Boys | Blackened Chicken & Andouille Hash Red Beans & Rice

spiteful brewing and few spirits at prairie moon

Join us Friday, February 22 for our Mid-Winter Feast and Pairings, with special guests, Spiteful Brewing and Few Spirits!

 

MENU MID-WINTER FEAST with SPITEFUL BREWING & FEW SPIRITS

PASTRAMI – SAUERKRAUT SOUP
Swiss cheese broth, Rye crouton – try with Spiteful “Lager” –

ANDOUILLE HUSHPUPPIES
Spicy Jalapeno remoulade – try with “Working for the Weekend” IPA –

BACON JAM FLATBREAD
Dijon mornay, arugula – try with a FEW “Foster Brooks” (whiskey cocktail) –

CHICKEN TIKKA KABOB
Coconut curry squash, spinach, basmati rice, house naan  – try with Spiteful “IPA” –

ROOT BEER BRAISED LAMB SHANK
Cheddar grits, fried onions, micro greens – try with Spiteful “Pigeon Porter” –

GRASSHOPPER BROWNIE
Flour-less, Creme De Menthe saybon, salt caramel sauce, mint Chantilly – Try with a FEW “Second Circle”

BEERS

SPITEFUL IPA
IPA brewed with Amarillo hops from Chicago (12oz can) 6.2% –

SPITEFUL LAGER SPECIAL
Crisp golden lager brewed in the German Pilsner style 4.7%

SPITEFUL “WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND” IPA
Double juicy IPA from Chicago 8%

SPITEFUL “GOD DAMN PIGEON PORTER”
Highly rated, toasted English amber malt with Simcoe hops from Chicago, 8.2%

SPITEFUL FIGHT OF FOUR 10

FEW COCKTAILS $9

THE BLUE BEAR
FEW Breakfast Gin, blackberries, mint, lime juice, rhubarb bitters

SECOND CIRCLE
FEW Bourbon, Fonseca Ruby Port, maple, Angustora bitters, cherry

FOSTER BROOKS
FEW American Whiskey, Carpano Antiqua, Benedictine, allspice bitters, lemon peel

valentines day in evanston restaurant prairie moon

Prairie Moon’s Valentine’s Weekend!

February, 14th – February, 16th
(Regular menu also available.)

VALENTINE COCKTAILS

BEES KNEES
Waterloo Old Yalupon Gin, local honey syrup, Meyer lemon, lemon bitters 9

TRUFFLE MARTINI
360 double chocolate vodka, Five Farms fresh Irish cream liqueur, Aztec chocolate bitters, chocolate shavings 9

SOUP

MAINE LOBSTER BISQUE
Homemade lobster stock, cream, Sherry cup 5.95 bowl 8.95

SMALL PLATES

BLUE CRAB STUFFED SHRIMP LOUISE
2 colossal shrimp with a blue crab, sweet pepper stuffing over spinach with a fresh herb Louise sauce 12.95

AZTEC CHOCOLATE STEAK TIPS
Prime center cut sirloin steak, cocoa-ancho marinade, Aztec chocolate bitters, stout, over bacon mashed potatoes with caramelized onions 13.95

BIG PLATES

ROCK LOBSTER TAIL
Broiled 9oz. Lobster tail, drawn butter, roasted red pepper mashed potatoes, rosemary asparagus 27.95

SEAFOOD DIAVOLO PASTA
Spicy tomato, garlic, white wine, lobster cream sauce & linguine tossed with Bay scallops & large gulf shrimp 18.95

SURF & TURF
9oz. Rock lobster tail and grilled 5oz tenderloin filet, herb-butter, roasted red-pepper mashed potatoes, rosemary asparagus 39.95

PRIME BONE-IN FILET
16oz. Center-cut, prime, bone-in beef tenderloin steak, fresh herb butter, rosemary asparagus, roasted red pepper mashed potatoes 39.95

DESSERT

MEXICAN CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
Mexican chocolate, pasilla, guajillo, ancho chilis, cinnamon cookie crust, chili caramel, Mexican vanilla cream 6.95

~Regular Menu Also Available~

super bowl sunday at prairie moon in evanston

Super Bowl 53 (or, Liii, as they say in Rome) is Sunday, February 3 and Prairie Moon is cooking up a Hall of Fame menu of Super Bowl Sliders. Dine-in only.

All Sliders are $4

Chicken Burger Slider
Sriracha aioli, arugula

Cheeseburger Slider
American cheese, pull-a-part buttercrumb bakery mini bun

Brisket Slider
Slow smoked beef, BBQ sauce

Pulled Pork Slider Slow
smoked pork, BBQ sauce

Fried Cod Slider
Beer battered, tarter sauce, cheese

ADD: Fries OR Sweet Tots $2.50

Piri Piri Chicken Wings $13.95
Piri Piri pepper marinated roasted chicken wings fried and tossed with our Piri Piri wing sauce and cilantro served with cilantro ranch and ancho sweet fries

PITCHERS & PINTS

BASEMENT PARTY OR MOON RISE PITCHERS – $15

PINTS – $4

BUD LIGHT PITCHERS – $10

BUD LIGHT PINTS – $3

OLD STYLE & JAMESON SHOT – $5

MOSCOW MULE – $5

fiery food fest in evanston restaurant prairie moon

The hottest restaurant in town Thursday, January 24 -Sunday, January 27 is Prairie Moon with its Fiery Food Festival!

Come in and warm up with dishes that include peppers from around world, from Korea to New Mexico.

HATCH CHILE VERDE SOUP
Wood roasted Hatch Chile and slow cooked pork shoulder green chiles with tomatillo, cilantro, cool lime cream & tortilla crisps cup 4.95 bowl 7.95

GREEN CHILE CAESAR SALAD
Grilled baby romaine, Hatch chile Caesar dressing, fried Hatch chile straws, Parmesan, Cotija, and toasted pepitas 11.95 / Add grilled or blackened shrimp 6 /

PIRI PIRI CHICKEN WINGS
Piri Piri pepper marinated roasted chicken wings fried and tossed with our Piri Piri wing sauce and cilantro served with cilantro ranch and ancho sweet fries 13.95

FRIED SHRIMP REMOULADE “TONY’S CAMARONES”
Large Gulf shrimp, Cajun cornmeal dusted, roasted jalapeno remoulade, arugula, house pickle chips 10.95

CHORIZO MUSSELS & FRIES
One pound steamed PEI mussels, spicy house made chicken chorizo, lemongrass broth, topped with fresh basil, served with fresh cut fries and roasted garlic aioli 13.95

KOREAN BEEF BOWL
Stir fried Prime sirloin steak with a crushed red pepper, chili garlic paste, ginger, lime and sesame seasoning sauce, green onions, Napa cabbage, sweet peppers over rice topped with a Sriracha cream drizzle 16.95

PESCADO VERACRUZANA
Latin spiced, seared snapper, tomato, serano chili, capers, green olives, marjoram, cilantro, Spanish rice 18.95

PULLED PORK POSOLE
Slow-smoked pork shoulder in a chile de arbol, passila and guajillo broth with hominy topped with shredded cabbage, radish, avocado, cilantro & lime 15.95

MEXICAN CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE
Mexican chocolate, pasilla, guajillo, ancho chilis, cinnamon cookie crust, Mexican vanilla cream 6.95

Cocktail

MOLE FASHIONED CH Distillery Dogma Amargo de Chile Amaro, Templeton Rye Whiskey, Aztec chocolate bitters, orange peel 9

night before holiday party at prairie moon in evanston

Prairie Moon hosts the annual unofficial Evanston holiday party! Festively scheduled every year on December 23 (hence the night before the night before!), Prairie Moon offers dining and drink specials all day and night with a special DJ dance party starting at 9PM.

So grab your friends, family, out of town guests and enjoy this Evanston and Prairie Moon annual holiday tradition.

Special prices on Evanston local beers including $5 Pints of Temperance and Sketchbook.

new year's eve evanston at prairie moon

Make your reservations for New Year’s Eve in Evanston at Prairie Moon! Join us as we remember the year that was, and celebrate the year to come.

Prairie Moon will serve its regular menu plus a very special New Year’s Eve menu. Make your reservations by calling 847-864-8328 now.

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2019 Menu

SOUP

MAINE LOBSTER BISQUE … CUP 5.95 BOWL 8.95
Homemade lobster stock, cream, sherry

SMALL PLATES

MOULES FRITES (BELGIAN BEER MUSSELS) … 12.95
One pound Prince Edward Island mussels in a fresh herb & Belgian beer broth with fresh cut fries & garlic aioli

BLUE CRAB STUFFED SHRIMP LOUISE … 12.95
2 colossal shrimp with a blue crab, sweet pepper stuffing over spinach with a fresh herb Louise sauce

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER … 13.95
6 James River oysters baked with creamed spinach finished with Herbsaint

RAW BAR

OYSTERS … 2.50 EACH
On the half-shell Bevans (James river Virginia) served with cocktail

EZ – PEEL GULF SHRIMP … 11.95
12 Gulf shrimp with cocktail sauce

BLUE CRAB & SHRIMP CEVICHE … 11.95
Gulf shrimp, blue crabmeat, jalapeño, cilantro-lime cocktail sauce, avocado, tortilla chips

SMOKEHOUSE SALMON … 12.95
Ginger-cider brined, smoked North Atlantic salmon with whipped lemon-chive Goat cheese & baguette toasts

BIG PLATES

MAINE LOBSTER TAIL … 29.95
10oz. Maine Lobster tail, drawn butter, roasted red pepper mashed potatoes, rosemary asparagus

SURF & TURF … 39.95
10oz. Maine lobster tail and grilled 5oz tenderloin filet, herb-butter, roasted red-pepper mashed potatoes, rosemary asparagus

PRIME BONE-IN FILET … 39.95 
16oz. Center-cut, prime, bone-in beef tenderloin steak, fresh herb butter, rosemary asparagus, roasted red pepper mashed

GEORGE’S BANK SEA SCALLOPS … 25.95
Jumbo east coast sea scallops sautéed with bacon, chives and sherry served with rosemary asparagus and roasted red pepper mashed mashed potatoes

DESSERT

NEW YORK CHEESECAKE … 6.95
fresh strawberry sauce /

KEY LIME PIE … 
coconut crust, whipped cream /

TEXAS SHEET CAKE … 5.95
dense chocolate, vanilla ice cream /

MICHIGAN BLUEBERRY CRISP … 5.95
vanilla ice cream /