Dining Room - Dinner at the Branding Iron

The Branding Iron Merced Shrimp

STARTERS
Deep Fried Onion Rings - 7
Hand-Battered Coconut Fried Prawns - 14
Ace-High Artichoke - 9
Chicken Wings (Spicy or Mild) - 9
Fried Calamari with Tentacles - 13
The Bush Whacker 1 ½ LBS BBQ Prime Rib Bones - 12
Branding Iron Sampler - 14
Sauteed Mushrooms - 9

SOUPS & SALADS

Fresh Gazpacho 
Our Famous Cold Soup served with Tortilla Chips 
     Cup - 5
     Bowl - 8

Homemade Soup 
     Cup - 5 
     Bowl - 8 

Tossed Green Salad 
Served with your choice of Dressing 
     Small - 5     Large - 8 
(Add Bay Shrimp - 2)

Chicken Caesar Salad
Sliced chicken breast with chopped Romaine, grated Parmesan
cheese, artichoke hearts, tossed with Caesar dressing &
garnished with tomato slices, egg, & green olives. - 13

Bay Shrimp Salad
Bay shrimp on a bed of lettuce with tomato, egg, lemon wedges, cucumbers, and olives - 13

Homemade Soup & Salad 
Bowl of Homemade Soup or Gazpacho & Large Salad - 12

DESSERTS

Our NEW Dessert Menu features Chocolate Lava Cake, New York Cheesecake, Apple Pie with Hot Cinnamon Sauce, Hot Fudge Sunday, and a Turtle Lava Cake.  We love 'em all!!!


 


SANDWICHES - all sandwiches served with B.I. Steak Fries
The Branding Iron MercedTRI-TIP FRENCH DIP SANDWICH - 12
Tender Tri-tip slices stacked on a soudough French roll wih a cup of hot Au Jus
MEXICALI CHICKEN SANDWICH - 12
Marinated Chicken Breast covered with Pepper-Jack Cheese and Avocado. Served on a French roll with a side of spicy chipotle sauce.
BBQ TRI-TIP SANDWICH - 12
Tri-Tip slices smothered with our savory BBQ Sauce
BIG GUN BURGER - 13
Our Signature Burger: 1/2 pound of
ground, choice beef smothered with
grilled onions & mushrooms and
topped with melted cheese, lettuce,
tomato, and pickles. Placed between
two toasted sourdough buns and served with
a side of our spicy 1000 island dressing.
BACON CHEESEBURGER - 12
The Simple Classic

 ALL MENU ITEMS CAN BE ORDERED "TO GO", INCLUDING PINTS OF SOUP, GAZPACHO AND SALAD DRESSING. A GRATUITY OF 18% WILL BE ADDED TO PARTIES OF 8 OR MORE. ONE CHECK PLEASE! SALES TAX WILL BE ADDED TO THE PRICE OF ALL ITEMS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE TO ANYONE. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS.


DINNERS

BRANDING IRON DINNERS INCLUDE: Entree, Vegetable du jour, Signature Parmesan Bread, and your choice of Rice Pilaf, Baked Potato with ALL the fixin's, Steak Fries or Sweet Potato Fries plus our popular Raspberry Freeze.

MAKE IT A DELUXE DINNER! Include a FRESH GREEN SALAD with choice of dressing AND HOMEMADE SOUP or GAZPACHO for ONLY $7!
Add EXTRA EXCITEMENT to ANY DINNER...SMOTHER YOUR ENTREE with SAUTEED MUSHROOMS, MELTED BLEU CHEESE, SAUTEED ONIONS, or SAUTEED BELL PEPPERS for only $3. Choose ANY two for $5!

BEEF
PRIME RIB OF BEEF - A BRANDING IRON SPECIALTY
Rancher's Cut (16 oz.) - 35.50
Branding Iron Cut (12 oz.) - 28.50
Chef's Cut (8 oz.) - 21.50
8 oz. FILET MIGNON
The most tender cut of beef, served with Bordelaise sauce - 30.50
BASEBALL CUT TOP SIRLOIN
10 oz. of Thick, Juicy, Center-Cut Top Sirloin Steak! Covered with Maitre d' garlic butter (cooked medium at most!) - 24.50
12 oz. NEW YORK STEAK
King of Red Meats topped with Maitre d' garlic butter . - 28.50
BRANDING IRON STEAK
Tasty Flat Iron topped with Maitre d' garlic butter. - 19.50
12 oz. RIBEYE STEAK
Legendary cut of beef served with creamy horseradish sauce - 27.50
12 oz. COFFEE-RUBBED RIBEYE
Don't let the word Coffee mislead you...this is the BEST marinated steak around! (Quantity limited nightly) - 28.50

HOW WE PREPARE YOUR STEAK
RARE
MEDIUM RARE
MEDIUM
MEDIUM WELL
WELL DONE
RED with a COOL CENTER
RED with a WARM CENTER
PINK with a HOT CENTER
SLIGHTLY PINK CENTER
BROILED THROUGHOUT - NO PINK

VEAL
VEAL SCALLOPINI MARSALA
Delicate Medallions of Veal simmered in Marsala Wine with mushrooms & green onions - 25.50
VEAL PICCATA - 25.50



LAMB
NEW ZEALAND LAMB LOIN CHOPS 
A prized cut of Lamb...tender with a subtle flavor! - 30.95 

FISH
BROILED LOBSTER TAIL
An AMAZING 10 oz. Lobster served with lemon and drawn butter - 45 | 7 oz. Lobster Tail - 37!  
GRILLED BASA FILET
Dipped in special batter, served with Tartar Sauce - 18.50 
GRILLED SWORDFISH 
Served with tarter sauce - 25.50 
FILLET OF SOLE
Dipped in a Special Batter and served with Tartar Sauce - 18.50 
DEEP FRIED SCALLOPS
Golden Brown with a Tangy Cocktail Sauce - 25.50  
HAND-BATTERED COCONUT-FRIED PRAWNS
A B.I. Specialty served with spicy marmalade sauce - 23.50  
CRUNCHY PRAWNS
Crispy shellfish served with cocktail sauce -19.50 
SCAMPI
Large Scampi sauteed in garlic butter with parsley, capers and Parmesan Cheese - 24.50

CHICKEN
HONEY-STUNG FRIED CHICKEN 
Crispy breading touched wtih honey makes this Southern classic a new favorite! - 15 
CHICKEN PICCATA
Tender chicken served in a delicate White Wine Sauce touched with lemon and peppered with capers - 18.50 
TERIYAKI BREAST OF CHICKEN 
Boneless chicken breast marinated in Teriyaki Sauce - 15 
CHICKEN ENCHILADAS 
"A Merced Favorite!" - 14.50 

MEATLESS OPTIONS
VEGETABLE FETTUCCINI ALFREDO
With mushrooms and green onions in Alfredo Sauce - 14
(Add Chicken or Bay Shrimp for just $3) 

            COME IN TO SEE OUR "MIX & MATCH" COMBINATION MENU!!

8oz. Prime Rib & 7oz. Lobster- 44
8oz. Prime Rib & 10oz. Lobster- 54
8oz. Prime Rib & Shrimp Scampi- 42
12oz New York & 7oz. Lobster- 51
12oz New York & 10oz. Lobster- 61
12oz New York & Shrimp Scampi- 51
8oz Filet Mignon & 7oz Lobster- 57
8oz Filet Mignon & 10oz Lobster- 65
Filet Mignon & Shrimp Scampi - 58
 
BEVERAGES

Full Bar and Great Wine List!

Iced Tea, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Rootbeer, Sierra Mist, Raspberry Iced Tea, Pink Lemonade, Milk, Hot Tea, or Peerless Coffee 2.50


OUR BUSINESS IS YOUR PLEASURE SO DO NOT HESITATE TO LET US KNOW IF THERE IS SOMETHING SPECIAL YOU NEED. ENJOY YOUR VISIT TO THE BRANDING IRON WHERE MERCED CELEBRATES LIFE!

GREG AND KARA PARLE

 




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