The Pretzel Bell Menu

SNACKS & SHARES

P-Bell Fries
skin-on fries • aged cheddar cheese sauce • smoked bacon • crispy shallots 8
Hot Wings GF
sriracha • sweet slaw • blue cheese crumbles 9

On Board
three cheeses • two meats • house-pickled vegetables • spicy mustard • crostini 14

Salisbury Steak Sliders
shiitake gravy • pretzel rolls 8

Meat & Potatoes
crispy fries • shredded cabernet short rib • beef gravy • blue cheese • crispy parsnips 12

Chimmi Fries V
sweet potato wedges • chimichurri • queso fresco 8

Soft Baked Pretzel
warm cheese dip • honey mustard 7

Sprouts GF
fried Brussels sprouts • shaved parmesan • bacon • white balsamic vinaigrette 7

GREENS

Orchard V
mixed greens • apples • candied walnuts • cheddar • pretzel croutons • pomegranate vinaigrette 8

Steak Salad
grilled steak • crisp romaine • blue cheese • house-dried tomatoes • rustic croutons • carrot vinaigrette 13

Hail Caesar
hearts of romaine • shaved parmesan • pretzel croutons • peppered Caesar dressing 8

Mix Your Greens
a variety of field lettuces with up to seven choices 8

CREAM
crumbled blue cheese
sharp cheddar
feta
shaved parmeson
NUTS & FRUIT
toasted almonds
chopped apples
candied walnuts
golden raisins
dried cherries
DRESSINGS

pomegranate vinaigrette
blue cheese
carrot vinaigrette
balsamic vinaigrette
buttermilk ranch
creamy Caesar
FARM
house-dried tomatoes
sweet red onions
fresh tomatoes
avocado
carrots
ADD POWER      
grilled chicken 4 • grilled steak 7 • roasted turkey 4 • peppered bacon 2 • chopped egg 2 • sautéed shiitakes 4

 

BETWEEN BREAD

all served with seasoned chips

P-Bell Blue Burger
custom beef blend • blue cheese • tomato bacon jam • lemon-garlic mayo • pretzel roll 11

Victors’ Cheese Steak
shaved prime rib • smoked onions • warm pimento cheese spread • hoagie roll 12

Chicken Club
grilled chicken breast • peppered bacon • havarti cheese • lettuce • tomato • walnut pesto aioli • farm bread 10

Crunchy Bird
pretzel-crusted fried chicken • sweet slaw • aioli • pickles • brioche roll 12

The Arbor V
lentil & quinoa patty • shaved broccoli • seeded honey • pickled carrots • pretzel roll 9

Prime Burger
ground prime rib & bacon patty • sautéed shiitake mushrooms • chevré • house zip sauce • brioche roll 15

Sandwich of the Day
special Chefʼs creation • ask your server 9

MAINS

Braised Short Rib
shiitake gravy • roasted vegetables • smoked cheddar grits 16

Roasted Bird GF
half chicken • seeded honey glaze • smoked cheddar grits • redeye gravy • shaved broccoli 13

Maize Out Mac & Cheese V
curly noodles • mascarpone • Amish cheddar • béchamel • pretzel crust 13 side order: 7
add-ons: chicken 4 • bacon 3 • steak 7

Carnitas Tacos GF
coffee-rubbed pork shoulder • salsa roja • pickled avocado • queso fresco • warm corn tortillas 13

Daily Fish GF
roasted pumpkin • baby gold potatoes • sage • charred sweet corn • romesco sauce MKT
Tortellini V
cheese-stuffed pasta • cream • seasonal vegetables • shaved parmesan • fresh herbs 13
add-ons: chicken 4 • bacon 3 • steak 7

TREATS

Salted Caramel Pretzel V
cinnamon sugar • vanilla ice cream 7

Fruit Cobbler V
warm seasonal fruit • crunchy streusel topping • vanilla ice cream 7

Farm Cake V
carrot cake • toasted coconut crust 7

S’more Pie
cinnamon graham crust • chocolate ganache • bruléed marshmallow 7

SNACKS & SHARES

P-Bell Fries
skin-on fries • aged cheddar cheese sauce • smoked bacon • crispy shallots 8

Hot Wings GF
sriracha • sweet slaw • blue cheese crumbles 9

On Board
three cheeses • two meats • house-pickled vegetables • spicy mustard • crostini 14

Salisbury Steak Sliders
shiitake gravy • pretzel rolls 8

Meat & Potatoes
crispy fries • shredded cabernet short rib • beef gravy • blue cheese • crispy parsnips 12

Chimmi Fries V
sweet potato wedges • chimichurri • queso fresco 8

Soft Baked Pretzel
warm cheese dip • honey mustard 7

Sprouts GF
fried Brussels sprouts • shaved parmesan • bacon • white balsamic vinaigrette 7

Soup of the Day
locally sourced • ask your server 5

GREENS

Orchard V
mixed greens • apples • candied walnuts • cheddar • pretzel croutons • pomegranate vinaigrette 9

Steak Salad
grilled steak • crisp romaine • blue cheese • house-dried tomatoes • rustic croutons • carrot vinaigrette 14

Hail Caesar
hearts of romaine • shaved parmesan • pretzel croutons • peppered Caesar dressing 9

Mix Your Greens

a variety of field lettuces with up to seven choices 9

CREAM
crumbled blue cheese
sharp cheddar
feta
shaved parmeson
NUTS & FRUITtoasted almonds
chopped apples
candied walnuts
golden raisins
dried cherries
DRESSINGS
pomegranate vinaigrette
blue cheese
carrot vinaigrette
balsamic vinaigrette
buttermilk ranch
creamy Caesar
FARM
house-dried tomatoes
sweet red onions
fresh tomatoes
avocado
carrots
ADD POWER      
grilled chicken 4 • grilled steak 7 • roasted turkey 4 • peppered bacon 2 • chopped egg 2 • sautéed shiitakes 4

BETWEEN BREAD

served with choice of P-Bell fries or small green salad with pomegranate vinaigrettes

P-Bell Blue Burger
custom beef blend • blue cheese • tomato bacon jam • lemon-garlic mayo • pretzel roll 12

Victors’ Cheese Steak
shaved prime rib • smoked onions • warm pimento cheese spread • hoagie roll 13

Chicken Club
grilled chicken breast • peppered bacon • havarti cheese • lettuce • tomato • walnut pesto aioli • farm bread 11

Crunchy Bird
pretzel-crusted fried chicken • sweet slaw • aioli • pickles • brioche roll 13

The Arbor V
lentil & quinoa patty • shaved broccoli • seeded honey • pickled carrots • pretzel roll 10

Prime Burger
ground prime rib & bacon patty • sautéed shiitake mushrooms • chevré • house zip sauce • brioche roll 16

MAINS

add a side green salad 4

Braised Short Rib
shiitake gravy • roasted vegetables • smoked cheddar grits 23

Maize Out Mac & Cheese V
curly noodles • mascarpone • Amish cheddar • béchamel • pretzel crust 15 side order: 7
add-ons: chicken 4 • bacon 3 • steak 7

Dry Aged Ribeye GF
loaded baby gold potatoes • house zip sauce • shaved broccoli 34

Roasted Bird GF
half chicken • seeded honey glaze • smoked cheddar grits • redeye gravy • shaved broccoli 19

Carnitas Tacos GF
coffee-rubbed pork shoulder • salsa roja • pickled avocado • queso fresco • warm corn tortillas 16

Daily Fish GF
roasted pumpkin • baby gold potatoes • sage • charred sweet corn • romesco sauce MKT

Tortellini V
cheese-stuffed pasta • cream • seasonal vegetables • shaved parmesan • fresh herbs 15
add-ons: chicken 4 • bacon 3 • steak 7

Grilled Pork Tenderloin GF
walnut pesto • seasonal vegetable • smoked cheddar grits • natural jus 21

TREATS

Salted Caramel Pretzel V
cinnamon sugar • vanilla ice cream 7

Fruit Cobbler V
warm seasonal fruit • crunchy streusel topping • vanilla ice cream 7

Farm Cake V
carrot cake • toasted coconut crust 7

S’more Pie
cinnamon graham crust • chocolate ganache • bruléed marshmallow 7

Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm

SNACKS & SHARES

P-Bell Fries
skin-on fries • aged cheddar cheese sauce • smoked bacon • crispy shallots 8

Hot Wings GF
sriracha • sweet slaw • blue cheese crumbles 9

On Board
three cheeses • two meats • house-pickled vegetables • spicy mustard • crostini 14

Salisbury Steak Sliders
shiitake gravy • pretzel rolls 8

Meat & Potatoes
crispy fries • shredded cabernet short rib • beef gravy • blue cheese • crispy parsnips 12

Chimmi Fries V
sweet potato wedges • chimichurri • queso fresco 8

Soft Baked Pretzel
warm cheese dip • honey mustard 7

Sprouts GF
fried Brussels sprouts • shaved parmesan • bacon • white balsamic vinaigrette 7

GREENS

Orchard V
mixed greens • apples • candied walnuts • cheddar • pretzel croutons • pomegranate vinaigrette 8

Steak Salad
grilled steak • crisp romaine • blue cheese • house-dried tomatoes • rustic croutons • carrot vinaigrette 13

Hail Caesar
hearts of romaine • shaved parmesan • pretzel croutons • peppered Caesar dressing 8

Mix Your Greens
a variety of field lettuces with up to seven choices 8

BREAKFASTY

Poached Eggs & Toast
crostini • bacon jam • hollandaise • warm cheese 10

Hash GF
golden potatoes • roasted root vegetables • salsa verde • choice of short rib, pulled pork or sautéed shiitakes 11

French Toast V
griddled challah • whipped cream • berry compote 10

Croque-Madame
country ham • fried egg • gruyère béchamel • greens • grilled challah 11

Pork & Grits
smoked cheddar grits • coffee rubbed pork shoulder • red sauce • cheddar biscuit 13

Silver Dollar Pancakes V
berry compote • warm maple syrup • whipped cream 8

BETWEEN BREAD

P-Bell Blue Burger
custom beef blend • blue cheese • tomato bacon jam • lemon-garlic mayo • pretzel roll 11

Victors’ Cheese Steak
shaved prime rib • smoked onions • warm pimento cheese spread • hoagie roll 12

Chicken Club
grilled chicken breast • peppered bacon • havarti cheese • lettuce • tomato • walnut pesto aioli • farm bread 10

Crunchy Bird
pretzel-crusted fried chicken • sweet slaw •aioli • pickles • brioche roll 10

The Arbor V
lentil & quinoa patty • shaved broccoli • seeded honey • pickled carrots • pretzel roll 9

Prime Burger
ground prime rib & bacon patty • sautéed shiitake mushrooms • chevré • house zip sauce • brioche roll 15

Sandwich of the Day
special Chefʼs creation • ask your server 9

TREATS

Salted Caramel Pretzel V
cinnamon sugar • vanilla ice cream 7

Fruit Cobbler V
warm seasonal fruit • crunchy streusel topping • vanilla ice cream 7

Farm Cake V
carrot cake • toasted coconut crust 7

S’more Pie
cinnamon graham crust • chocolate ganache • bruléed marshmallow 7

Junior Varsity

all served with choice of fresh vegetables, potato tots or fresh fruit

Grilled Cheese Bites
cheddar cheese • Texas toast • warm tomato cheese dip 7

Crispy Chicken
breaded chicken fingers • ranch dressing or honey mustard dipping sauce 8

Mini Mac
mac & cheese • goldfish cracker topping 8

Lil’ Bell Burger
quarter pound patty • choice of cheese 7

Clubhouse Sandwich
turkey • bacon •lemon mayo • lettuce & tomato • pretzel bun 8

S u n d a e F u n d a y

warm brownie • vanilla ice cream • chocolate sauce • whipped cream 6

The Big Ten Cocktail List

Legend $10

The House Manhattan
house-smoked bourbon • maple syrup • Campari • walnut bitters
smoke, rich, dignified

Original 1935
Beefeater gin • rosemary & lemon shrub • soda
herbal, tart, bright

Downtown Cosmo
lime-infused Tito’s vodka • citrus shrub • cranberry • soda
sweet, citrus, fun

Mary’s Brunch
garden-infused vodka • McClureʼs bloody • pilsner • lemon & lime • hot sauce
savory, verdant, refreshing

Cuba Libre
Bacardi • Falernum • lime • coke syrup • angostura
rich, sweet, complicated

Irish Coffee
Jameson’s Irish whiskey • demerara • coffee • heavy cream
warm, tradition, cream

Spanish Coffee
Overproof rum • Cointreau • house coffee liqueur • coffee
whipped cream • cinnamon • sugar rim • flamed
roast, elegant, flame

Universal Remote
Wild Turkey 101 • Grand Marnier • lemon • ginger beer • aromatic bitters
bold, fragrant, fizzy

Super Good Advice
Plymouth gin • St. Germain • grapefruit • lime • Peychauds • salt
citrus, summer, herbal

Bramble On
Rittenhouse rye • blackberry shrub • lemon • berry skewer
fruit, viscous, woods

Churchill’s Breakfast
Four Roses bourbon • cold brew coffee • maple syrup • torched cinnamon stick
stiff, upper, lip

Built for Speed
Civilized White Dog whiskey • lemon • simple • basil • seasonal fruit
backyard, humble, pie

The Devil You Know
Gosling’s dark rum • Ancho Reyes • Aztec bitters • candied jalapeño
spice, savory, daring

Slick Rick
Civilized Sakura vodka • lime • simple • ginger • umeboshi plums
moshi, moshi, kikoemasu ka

Bottled Beer

Stadium Beers $4

Labatt Blue • Coors Light • Stroh’s • Strongbow • Corona • Newcastle Brown Ale

Courtside Seats $5

Bell’s Two Hearted • Stella Artois • Short’s Soft Parade • Sierra Nevada Pale Ale • Great Lakes Eliot Ness Amber Lager • Buckler N/A

Skybox $6

Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse • Founders Porter

Vander Mill Totally Roasted Cider • Guinness Draught • Victory Golden Monkey Belgian Tripel • Rotating Bottle

Draft Beer

Starting Six

P-Bell Pilsner 4
Miller Lite 4
North Peak Diabolical IPA 5
North Peak Siren Amber Ale 5
Jolly Pumpkin Seasonal 6
Nomad Dry Hard Cider 6

Featured Four

seasonal and rotating selections • ask your server
Featured Four Flight
a five-ounce sample of each of the Featured Four 9

Red Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon

Poppy • Paso Robles, CA • $12 glass • $45 Rich

Tom Gore • Sonoma Coast, CA • $9 glass • $34
Farmer’s Wine

Silver Oak • Alexander Valley, CA • $150 Classic

Twenty-Four by Charles Woodson • Napa, CA • $225
Legend

Malbec

Gouguenheim • Mendoza, Argentina • $8 glass • $32
Balanced

Marlot

Columbia Crest Grand Estates • Columbia Valley, WA • $8 glass • $32
Chocolatey

Arch Terrace • Red Mountain, WA • $49
Cherry

Red Blend

The One • California • $9 glass • $35
Luscious

Pinot Noir

Hidden Crush • Central Coast, CA • $7 glass • $27
Vanilla

Row Eleven • Santa Maria Valley, CA • $14 glass• $55
Cola

Failla • Sonoma Coast, CA • $76
Classic

Shiraz

Tramp • Barcelona, Spain • $60
Ripe

Tempranillo

Force of Nature • Paso Robles, CA • $12 glass • $44
Surly

Dominio de Heredia • Rioja, Spain • $32
Silky

Port

Ferreria, Quinto de Porto 10 year tawny • Portugal • $8 glass
Rich

Dominio de Heredia • Rioja, Spain • $32
Silky

White Wine

Chardonnay

Kendall Jackson • California • $9 glass • $37
Throwback

Airfield • Yakima Valley, WA • $11 glass • $68
Buttery

Kistler • Sonoma, CA • $125
Big

Pinot Gris/Grigio

Bower’s Harbor • Old Mission, MI • $8 glass • $32
Lively

Mount Beautiful • North Canterbury, NZ • $50
Creamy

Sauvignon Blanc

Tiki • Marlborough, NZ • $7 glass • $28
Grassy

Chateau St. Michelle • Columbia Valley, WA • $36
Crisp

Twenty-Four by Charles Woodson • Napa, CA • $50
Legend

Riesling

Fritz’s • Rheinhessen, Germany • $10 glass • $39
Balanced

Joh. Jos. Prum • Mosel, Germany • $56
Classic

The Freshman Class
(non-alcoholic)

Crafted $5

Red Berenson
lemon • green tea • peach • agave
sweetness, citrus, herbal

Solar Power
grapefruits • oranges • shrub • carbonated
tart, crisp, solstice

Touch The Banner
blueberry • lemon • agave • mint
antioxidant, cool, bright

Make your Crafted
selection a Graduate $4

Tanqueray Gin • Bacardi Rum
Sobieski Vodka • Altos Tequila

Bottled

Towne Club Soda Pop made in Detroit 3.50
root beer • Michigan cherry • further selections

Mighty Good Coffee Cold Brew 4

Superior To Tap

Evian 4
Perrier 4

Sunday-Thursday, 3pm to 6pm, and 10pm to close.

$2 off all snacks, shares, beers, signature cocktails and wine.

About The Pretzel Bell

The Pretzel Bell originally opened its doors in 1934 and became the campus watering hole of choice for nearly 50 years. Popular with students, athletes, professors, campus groups and Ann Arbor townies, the Pretzel Bell was a legend. Today, the legend has returned after closing more than 30 years ago. We look forward to evoking memories of past generations and introducing new fans to the famous Pretzel Bell experience.

Our menu is a modern take on traditional American comfort food. Our University of Michigan inspired restaurant has two floors as well as the largest street side presence in Ann Arbor. The interior is made up of historic, reclaimed Detroit wood including gym floors and old bleachers. Decades of Michigan memorabilia fill the walls and cases, while the decor is warm, upscale casual. Both floors offer the highest quality service, food, drinks, and atmosphere.

The upstairs and downstairs will both serve the “soon to be famous” Pretzel Bell menu, while the downstairs will transform into a lounge atmosphere after 10pm. The first floor will feature an open kitchen and a large Bell that will ring throughout as the names of those celebrating their birthdays are called and patrons cheer! Old school cocktails, beers that were cherished throughout the history of Pretzel Bell, new artisan cocktails and an extensive list of premium craft beers will be available.

We are the perfect destination to watch your favorite sporting event, entertain clients in one of our private dining rooms, enjoy a romantic date in a cozy booths, and always the place to celebrate your birthday! With our one of a kind atmosphere, food, service and deeply rooted University of Michigan connections, the Pretzel Bell is the premier dining and drinking destination in Michigan!

Press

See what is being said about Pretzel Bell

M LIVE

Pretzel Bell restaurant returning to Ann Arbor

Now, 31 years after the Pretzel Bell closed, a group of U-M athletes and alumni, including Fritz Seyferth, Bruce Zenkel, Bruce Elliott, Dugan Fife and Andy Mignery, is working with restaurateurs Jon Carlson, Chet Czaplicka and Greg Lobdell – the team behind Lena, Habana, Jolly Pumpkin, Grizzly Peak, Blue Tractor and Mash – to reopen the Pretzel Bell in downtown Ann Arbor.

Crain’s Detroit Business

Pretzel Bell to open in Ann Arbor

The group plans to transform the 8,000-square-foot space that houses the Latin-inspired Lena and Habana into a completely new dining and drinking destination that recollects memories of Ann Arbor’s past and welcomes a new generation of fans.

WXYZ

Pretzel Bell Seeks 70 Workers

Pretzel Bell preparing to open a new restaurant in Ann Arbor. The sports-focused restaurant and bar needs to fill 70 full and part-time positions.

Jobs include line and prep cooks, servers, bartenders, bussers, dishwashers and hosts.

If you’re interested, you need to apply on-site at Pretzel Bell. It’s located at 226 S. Main Street.

Private Party Spaces

Sports Lounge
Holds 150 in a cocktail party setting. We feature lounge style seating with multiple TVs and media inputs.

Wolverine Room
Holds up to 50 in a strolling dinner setting, featuring table seating as well as lounge seating simultaneously.

Captains Room
Holds up to 16 seated at a long single table.

Happy Hour

Sunday-Thursday, 3pm to 6pm, and 10pm to close.

$2 off all snacks, shares, beers, signature cocktails and wine.

Weekly Events

Monday
“A Case of the Mondays”, our service appreciation night. Do you live to serve? Are you a nurse, firefighter, front desk clerk, member of the military, or in the hospitality industry? All those who serve are welcome to enjoy our happy hour deals all day, additional specials (like a bump and beer can from our Mystery Machine for only $7 and listen to the greatest albums ever made in their entirety. Check out our social media for updates on who’s playing tonight, and requests are welcome!

Tuesday
“Game Night!!” Classic board games and table games are at your disposal. Watch Mario search for the princess in yet another castle as we show classic and modern game levels on our big screens.

Wednesday
Two games of Trivia by Sporkle every Wednesday! Games at 8pm and 9pm, with over $100 worth of giveaways every week! Get here early or else!

Thursday
“Suds and Sandwiches” – Special prices for sandwich/beer combos ($12) Choose from one of four special sandwiches. Price includes a pint of any Standard Six draft.

Friday
“Throwback to the 90’s”, with DJ’s playing great 90’s music all night and classic 90’s shows up on the TV Wall. Sorry, no Zima :) but also no cover!

Saturday
‘Social Hour’ with DJ Steve Healy playing the best of today’s pop, rock, hip-hop and electronic. As always, the best sports watching AND people watching, and of course there’s never a cover at the P-Bell.

Sunday
We call it ‘Sunday Best’; Rep your favorite team, band or group by wearing their gear and enjoy a complimentary giant pretzel with every pitcher of beer. Brunch until 2pm, and two happy hours!

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