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More Appetizers Options are Available on our Bar Menu.
Add House Salad or a Cup of Soup du Jour to any salad or appetizer for $.99

Spinach Artichoke Dip


A house blend of baked spinach, artichoke hearts, herbs and parmesan cheese. Served with tortilla chips.

Sampler Platter


A generous sampling of some of our favorites: spinach dip, potato sleds, chicken quesadillas and baby back ribs.

Crab Cakes


Our house recipe made with jumbo lump crab meat. Served over a lobster cream sauce.

Cajun Steak Bites


Tenderloin tips seared with Cajun spices, served with Aspen chips and a side of zip sauce.

Coconut Shrimp


Jumbo shrimp hand crusted with sweetened coconut and deep fried. Served with a jezebel sauce.


Aspen Salad


Crispy romaine lettuce tossed with crisp bacon, julienne red onion, walnuts, tomatoes and bleu cheese. Tossed with a sweet and tangy celery seed dressing.
Small aspen $6.99
Add chicken $2.99 | Add salmon $4.99

Bronzed Salmon Salad


Atlantic salmon dusted with Cajun spices and char grilled to a bronze hue. Served over mixed greens with avocado, diced tomatoes, blue cheese, cucumbers and red onion.

Pecan Chicken Salad


Pecan breaded chicken breast served on a bed of mixed greens enhanced with sun dried Michigan cherries, pineapple, pecans, mandarin oranges and red onions.

Spinach Salad


Baby spinach topped with crisp bacon, bleu cheese, red onion and sundried cherries.
Add Chicken $2.99 | Add Salmon $4.99

Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad


Almond crusted chicken breast atop mixed greens, finished with dried cranberries, red onion, bacon and diced tomatoes.

Coconut Chicken Salad


Tender chicken breast hand crusted with sweetened coconut and deep fried to a golden perfection. Served over mixed greens with fresh seasonal fruit.

Caesar Salad


Traditionally created with our homemade Caesar dressing, parmesan cheese and croutons.
Small Caesar $4.99
Add chicken $2.99 | Add salmon $4.99


Add a House Salad or a Cup of Soup Du Jour to any sandwich for $.99

Prime Dip


Thinly sliced prime rib simmered in our house au jus, stuffed in a hoagie roll and topped with provolone cheese. Served with au jus.

Buffalo Chicken Wrap


Breaded chicken breast with our house buffalo sauce. Wrapped in sundried tomato wrap with lettuce, tomato and cheddar cheese. Served with a side of bleu cheese dressing.

Chicken Club Wrap


Grilled chicken breast, diced tomatoes, lettuce, bacon, Swiss cheese and a roasted garlic aioli wrapped in a whole wheat lawash bread.

Brisket Grinder


Slow smoked beef brisket, stacked in a hoagie roll and topped with melted muenster cheese. Served with a side of tiger sauce.

Chicken Caesar Wrap


Grilled chicken breast and our house Caesar salad wrapped with a wheat lawash bread. Served with a side of Caesar salad.



Breaded chicken breast topped with honey ham and cheddar cheese. Served on an Aspen roll with a side of roasted garlic aioli.



Grilled house smoked pork, shaved ham, swiss cheese, pickles on ciabatta bread. Served with a side of siracha mustard.


All hamburgers are half pound, Certified Angus Beef, grilled your way.
1/4 lb Burger is Available for 3.00 less

French Fries $.99 | Sweet Potato Fries $1.99

Aspen Classic Burger*


Served on an Aspen roll with American cheese, sliced tomatoes, shredded lettuce and seasoned mayonnaise.

Lodge Burger*


Topped with bacon, sauteed onions and Jack Daniels BBQ sauce. Served on a hand made roll.

Buffalo Burger*


Ground buffalo sirloin grilled to medium well and topped with sauteed onions and Swiss cheese. Served on an Aspen roll.

Create Your Own Burger*


Served on an Aspen roll with lettuce and tomato.
Toppings $.50 each
American, Swiss, Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Bleu Cheese, Velveeta Cheese, Frizzled Onions, BBQ Sauce, Bacon, Sauteed Onions, Mushrooms.

Jack Burger*


Topped with pepper jack cheese, Jack Daniels BBQ sauce, jacked up onion strings. Served on a hand made roll.


Chicken of the Angels


Parmesan breaded chicken breast, sauteed mushrooms, tomatoes and spinach served over angel hair pasta tossed with a lemon garlic sauce.

Skinny Skier


A healthy mix of garlic, herbs, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, diced tomatoes, onions, broccoli tossed with a light olive oil sauce. Served over linguini.
Add chicken $2.50

Chicken Parmesan


Parmesan breaded chicken breast topped with melted mozzarella cheese and served with a side of angel hair pasta topped with marinara sauce and parmesan cheese.

Shrimp Lobster Mac & Cheese


Tender gulf shrimp and Maine lobster tossed with onion, broccoli, tomato and penne pasta.Finished with a rich four cheese lobster cream sauce

Loaded Mac & Cheese


Our house Velveeta sauce tossed with bacon, diced tomatoes, broccoli and penne pasta.
~ add chicken $ 2.50 ~

Tuscan Chicken Alfredo


Parmesan crusted chicken breast served over penne pasta tossed with alfredo sauce. Topped with a tomato garlic and herb melange.

Shrimp Scampi


Sauteed jumbo shrimp tossed with mushrooms, diced tomatoes, basil, garlic and creamy scampi butter sauce. Served over linguini.


Fish & Chips


Icelandic cod hand battered in our special crunchy recipe and deep fried. Served with French fries. SP

Garlic Parmesan Whitefish


Tender Canadian fillet blessed with our house Aspen spice and broiled to perfection. Topped with a garlic tomato melange and parmesan cheese

Frog Legs


Prepared road house style and served with lemon and tartar sauce. SP

Almond Crusted Walleye


Hand battered with an almond crust and deep fried. Topped with a raspberry drizzle and served with a side of jezebel sauce.

Lake Perch


Lightly breaded and deep fried. Served with tartar sauce and lemon.

Add 2.00 for Sauteed Perch

Traverse City Pecan Salmon


Fresh Atlantic salmon fillet broiled and topped with a sweet pecan, honey glaze and Traverse City sun dried cherries. SP

Steaks - Chops - Ribs

Chef's Specials:
Our Chefs create specials every day.
Ask your server for more details.

Top Sirloin *


Tender eight ounce choice cut chargrilled to your liking and topped with au jus.

Filet Mignon*


Center cut 8 ounce tenderloin fillet prepared to your liking, served over a potato pancake with a side of zip sauce.

Prime Rib*

Available after 4pm every day.
Slow roasted with garlic and herbs, prepared to your liking and served with tiger sauce.
10 ounce $20.99 | 14 ounce $28.99

Lamb Chops*


Six single bone chops marinated and chargrilled to your liking. Served over onions straws with a side of zip sauce. SP

New York Strip*


Center cut 10 ounce strip, prepared to your liking and topped with sauteed mushrooms and onions with a side of zip sauce.

Baby Back Ribs

House dry rubbed and slow smoked baby back ribs, glazed with our house Jack Daniels BBq sauce.
Half Rack $16.99 | Full Rack $24.99


Coconut Chicken


A tender chicken breast hand crusted with sweetened coconut and deep fried to golden perfection. Served with a pineapple pina colada sauce.

Traverse City Chicken


Sauteed chicken breast tossed with Traverse City Cherries and a sweet cherry glaze. Topped with toasted almonds. SP

Big Game Hunter


Venison and wild boar sausage tossed with roasted banana peppers, julienne onions, diced tomatoes and spinach. Served with a potato pancake.

Campfire Chicken


Sauteed chicken breasts tossed with sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil, mushrooms, artichoke hearts and a lemon cream sauce. SP

Cottage Meatloaf


A house blend of ground beef, cheese and vegetables, wrapped in a puff pastry dough and baked to perfection. Served over roasted garlic mashed potatoes with a brown gravy. SP

Colorado Chicken


Sauteed chicken breast tossed with roasted Hungarian peppers, julienne onions, diced tomatoes and spinach. Served over a rustic potato pancake. SP

Cub Grub

For our guests 10 and under
Your choice of Fountain Pop or Milk (Free refills)
A choice of one side, a small Hot Fudge Sundae and a toy from the toy chest!

Chicken Strips




Grilled Chicken


Mostacolli W/ Marinara


Pita Cheese Pizza


Top Sirloin


Penne Pasta with Butter




Grilled Cheese


Mac and Cheese


Fish & Chips


Baby Back Ribs


Shrimp Dinner



Fresh Fruit, Vegetable, French Fries, Cole Slaw, or any one of our sides from the main menu.


All entrees are served with your choice of two sides except pastas which come with one side.
For an additional charge:
Try a side Aspen Salad, French Onion Soup, a side Caesar Salad or a side of Macaroni and Cheese.

Sweet Potato

Redskin Potatoes

Vegetable Du Jour

Rice Pilaf

House Salad

Baked Potato

French Fries

Roasted Garlic Redskin Mashed Potato

Cup of Soup Du Jour



Sanders Hot Fudge Brownie


A delightful jouse made brownie warmed to perfection topped with Stroh's Vanilla Ice Cream, SAnders Hot Fudge and whipped cream

Sanders Hot Fudge Sundae


A classic treat that is good for any occasion. Created with Stroh's Vanilla Ice Cream, and then topped with premium Sanders Hot Fudge, whipped cream and a cherry

Campfire Smores


A childhood favorite for many. Roast your own marshmallows over a table top "campfire" to create this treat with Hershey's chocolate, marshmallows and graham crackers

Mackinac Bridge


Chocolate chip cookie bars built into a bridge to hold up a double scoop of Stroh's Mackinac Fudge Ice Cream. Topped with Sanders Hot Fudge and whipped cream

Bear Claw Cheese Cake


A favorite of many of Aspen's guest. The chef started by creating this cheese cake with an oreo crumb crust and then filled it with whipped cream, chocolate chips and a drizzle of raspberry and caramel sauce

Worlds Smallest Hot Fudge Sundae


A petite version of our classic Sanders Hot Fudge Sundae

Chocolate Moose Cake


A four layer decadent chocolate cake with two layers of butter cream frosting and layer of chocolate mousse. Glazed with a rich chocolate gnash

Faygo Float


French vanilla ice cream in a frosty mug served with your choice of twelve ounce Root Beer, Orange, Red Pop, Cream Soda or Grape Faygo Pop

SP ~ Small Plates = Smaller Portions at Smaller Prices

Bar Menu

Bar Menu

Signature Sauces:
Buffalo | Jack Daniels BBQ | Honey BBQ | Jezebel Sweet & Sour | Ranch | Bleu Cheese | Sirachi Mustard | Pineapple Pina Colada | Honey Mustard
Draft Beers:
We are always updating our beer list - CheckĀ us out at

Happy Hour available 3 to 6 pm and 9 pm till close Everyday.

$2 Domestic Bottles ~ $3 Imports and Select Craft Beers ~ $4 Well Drinks and House Wines

25% Off Bar Menu

Chips & Salsa


Fresh corn chips. Served with a mild salsa.

BBQ Fries


Crispy fries seasoned with our house BBQ dry rub and served with ranch dressing.

Campsite Pizza


12 in thin crust topped with pizza sauce and cheese.
Additional toppings $0.50 each:
Pepperoni, green peppers, mushrooms, black olives, onion, ham, bacon, sausage, pineapple, banana peppers, jalapenos, or diced tomatoes.

Mile High Nachos


A mountain of fresh made corn chips topped with our special five cheese blend, green peppers, onions, diced tomatoes, black olives and jalapeno's.
~ Add Bacon $ 2.00 ~ Add Chicken $ 3.00
~ Add Chorizo Beef $ 3.00

Chicken Quesadillas


Grilled flour tortillas stuffed with chicken breast, peppers, onions, spices and cheese. Served with salsa and sour cream.

Boneless Chicken Strips


Hand batter dipped chicken breast deep fried and served with our house seasoned steak fries and ranch dressing.

Shrimp Dinner


Ten crunchy fried shrimp served with french fries, cocktail sauce and lemon.

Turkey Club Panini


Grilled flat bread stuffed with sliced roasted turkey, bacon, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and our house seasoned mayo on the side.

Cheese Sticks


Garlic butter breaded provolone cheese sticks served with a side of our house red sauce.

Basket of Fries


Seasoned crispy fries, served with Ranch dressing.

Pretzel Bites


Deep fried pretzel bites, crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside. Served with a Honey Mustard sauce.

BBQ Chicken Pizza


Our famous campsite pizza crust topped with bbq sauce, bacon, chicken, onion and mozzarella cheese.

Fried Pickle Chips


Hand-dipped in seasoned flour and deep fried, served with ranch dressing.

Spinach Artichoke Dip


A house blend of baked spinach, artichoke hearts, herbs and parmesan cheese. Served with tortilla chips.

Buffalo Wings


Your choice of boneless ~ or ~ bone in chicken wings coated and deep fried served with a side of our house spicy buffalo sauce, bleu cheese dressing and celery.

Rib Fingers


Tender baby back ribs brushed with our house Jack Daniels BBQ sauce and served with fries.

Loaded Tater Tots


Topped with bacon, cheddar cheese and green onions. Served with a side of sour cream.

King of the Mountain Pizza's

Baked on a sixteen inch crust.
Please allow extra time to cook.

Tuscan Chicken Pizza


Spinach garlic sauce topped with our cheese blend and topped with diced chicken breast, garlic diced tomatoes, and asiago cheese.

Create Your Own


Served with Cheese. Additional toppings $1.00
Pepperoni, green peppers, mushrooms, black olives, ham, onion, bacon, sausage, pineapple, jalapenos, banana peppers, or diced tomatoes.

BLT Pizza


Topped with our cheese blend, diced bacon, diced tomatoes, mayonnaise and shredded lettuce.

Wine List


Sauvignon Blanc, The Crossings

Light Passion fruit and citrusy aromas.
Glass $7.25 | Bottle $30.00

Moscato, Villa Pozzi

Crisp Balanced Sweetness
Glass $7.00 | Bottle $29.00

Pinot Grigio/Chardonnay, Luna di Luna

Melons, Berries, and Crisp.
Glass $6.50 | Bottle $27.00

Riesling, Chateau Ste. Michelle

Peaches and Apricot.
Glass $6.75 | Bottle $28.00

Pinot Grigio, Chateau Grand Traverse MI

Floral and citrus with a herbaceous style.
Glass $6.75 | Bottle $28.00

Chardonnay, Kendal Jackson

Richly Layered and Balanced.
Glass $7.75 | Bottle $32.00


Tony Asti Spumante, Italy

Fruity and Evocative of Perfectly Ripe Peaches and Apricots.
Split $6.50

Korbel Brut, Champagne

Bell Pepper and Floral Notes with Enthusiastic Bubbles.
Bottle $34.00


Pinot Noir, Votre Sante Francis Coppola

Medium Body with a Refined Finish.
Glass $7.00 | Bottle $29.00

Shiraz, Lindeman's

Blackberry with a Rich Finish.
Glass $6.50 | Bottle $27.00

Merlot, Sterling "Vintners Collection"

Rich Black Fruits and Fine Tannins.
Glass $7.25 | Bottle $30.00

Cabernet Sauvignon, J. Lohr

Ripe Fruit Aromas with a touch of toasted vanilla.
Glass $7.25 | Bottle $30.00

Predator, Old Vine Zinfandel

Sweet-Tangy Raspberry with Cinnamon Spice.
Glass $7.75 | Bottle $32.00

Melbec, Ruta 22

Hints of Raspberry and Crushed Plum.
Glass $7.50 | Bottle $31.00

Cabernet, Sterling "Vintners Collection"

Rich and Full with Hints of Chocolate.
Glass $7.25 | Bottle $30.00

House Wines

White Zinfandel


Pinot Grigio