Joe's American Bar & Grill (Franklin)

$$$ • American • burger • New American • salad • Steak • Traditional American
40–50 min
  • Appetizers

  • Soups

  • Salads

  • American Classics

  • Steaks and Ribs

  • Signature Sandwiches

  • Burgers

  • Sides

  • Desserts


Ahi Tuna Tartare
Avocado, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeno, pickled ginger, soy, and sesame wonton crisps.
Fully-Loaded Nachos
Jack and Cheddar cheeses, pico de gallo, sour cream, jalapenos, guacamole, shredded lettuce, corn tortilla chips, and queso sauce.
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Gruyere, parmesan, carrot and celery sticks, and corn tortilla chips.
Crispy Calamari
Cherry peppers, lemon-garlic, and pomodoro sauces.
Fresh Mozzarella and Basil Flatbread
Roma tomatoes, parmesan, arugula, and extra virgin olive oil.
Buffalo Chicken Tenders
Traditional Buffalo sauce, celery sticks, and bleu cheese dressing.


Onion Soup Gratinée
Slow cooked caramelized onion, beef broth, sherry, parmesan crouton, Swiss, and mozzarella melt.
Classic Chili
Seasoned ground beef, beans, jack and Cheddar cheeses.
Joe's Original New England Clam Chowder
Award-winning, scratch-made recipe.


Honey Chicken Salad
Grilled or crispy chicken breast, romaine, mesclun greens, sesame noodles, diced tomato, toasted sesame seeds, wonton crisps, and honey dijon dressing.
Grilled Chicken Cobb
Smoked bacon, avocado, green apple, Bleu cheese, scallion, tomato, hard-boiled egg, and dijon vinaigrette.
Sesame-seared Ahi Tuna Salad
Napa cabbage, arugula, seaweed salad, radish, cucumber, Sriracha aioli, sesame vinaigrette.
Chili-lime Grilled Chicken Salad
Romaine, mesclun greens, roasted corn, black beans, avocado, tomato, charred serrano peppers, pico de gallo, spiced tortilla straws, and chili-lime dressing.
Joe's House Salad
Mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, and herb dijon vinaigrette.
Tuscan Kale and Red Quinoa Salad
Romaine, kale, shaved Parmesan, rum-soaked golden raisins, toasted almondsm white balsamic-shallot vinaigrette
Spicy Beef and Noodle
Marinated beef tips, fresh herbs, mango, avocado, almonds, grape tomatoes, sesame lo mein noodles, and chili vinaigrette.
Tomato Mozzarella
Heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, pickled red onions, arugula, fresh basil, foccacia croutons, and vinaigrette.
Crisp romaine hearts, shaved parmesan, and focaccia croutons.

American Classics

Fish and Chips
Crispy beer-battered Atlantic cod, creamy coleslaw, malt vinegar, caper-dill tartar sauce, and potato wedges.
Short Rib Meatloaf
Mushroom demi-glaze, spinach, and sour cream-chive mashed potatoes.
Chicken and Broccoli Ziti
Grilled chicken breast, roasted red peppers, and garlic parmesan cream.
Pan-roasted Atlantic Salmon
Artichoke hearts, shallots, spinach, dijon, and dill-Pernod sauce.
Joe's Mac and Five Cheese
Gruyere, Jack, Cheddar, parmesan, blue cheese, buttered panko gratin, and chives.
Quinoa Bowl
Vegan grains, broccolini, red peppers, bok choy, and sesame vinaigrette.
Chicken Piccata
Roasted garlic, shallots, thyme, lemon confit, capellini, and caper-white wine sauce.
Shrimp Scampi
White wine-lemon sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, and linguine.
Shrimp, andouille sausage, ground pork, tasso ham, and pulled chicken.
Chicken Milanese
Breaded chicken breast, roasted red peppers, artichokes, shallots, white wine-butter sauce, and pappardelle pasta.
Braised Short Rib And Noodles
Pappardelle pasta in a mushroom cream sauce.
Baja Fish Tacos
Three crispy white fish tacos, basmati rice, and black beans.

Steaks and Ribs

Barbecue Baby Back Ribs
Gluten-free. 10-hour slow roasted, sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, creamy coleslaw, and potato wedges.
Center Cut Filet Mignon
Gluten-free. 7 oz. Seasonal fresh vegetable, sour cream-chive mashed potatoes.
New York Strip
Gluten-free. 14 oz. Seasonal fresh vegetable, sour cream-chive mashed potatoes.
Steak Tips
48-hour marinated steak tips, cherry peppers, and potato wedges.

Signature Sandwiches

Fish Sandwich
Fried, blackened or grilled, green leaf lettuce, vine ripe tomato, red onion, caper-dill tartar sauce, toasted potato roll, and garlic dill pickle.
Ultimate Blt
Cajun maple-glazed bacon, vine ripe tomato, romaine, mayonnaise, and toasted challah bread.
Maine Lobster Roll
Lemon-chive mayonnaise, and buttery toasted split bun.
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Smoked bacon, green leaf lettuce, vine ripe tomato, basil mayonnaise, and toasted ciabatta roll.
Prime Rib French Dip
Horseradish sauce, beef au jus, toasted hoagie roll, and garlic dill pickle.


The Standard Burger
Aged white cheddar, green leaf lettuce, vine ripe tomato, red onion, garlic dill pickle.
Big State Burger
Aged white cheddar, crispy onion straws, sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, chipotle sauce.
The Cure Burger
Boneless barbecue baby back ribs, aged white cheddar, caramelized onion-bacon jam, arugula, crispy onion straws, over-easy egg, and chipotle aioli.
Black and Blue Burger
Cajun seasoning, smoked Bleu cheese, caramelized onions.


Mashed Potatoes
Potato Wedges
Sweet Potato Fries
Seasonal Vegetables
Onion Strings
Mac and Cheese
Side Caesar
Side House Salad
andouille sausage, ground pork, and Tasso ham (no chicken or shrimp in side)
Cremini Mushrooms
Side Lobster Mac and Cheese


Seven-Layer Chocolate Cake
Whipped chocolate frosting, brownie bites
Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie
Chocolate and caramel sauces, and glazed pecans.
Butterscotch Bread Pudding
Brown sugar sauce, and caramel drizzle.
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