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The Happ Inn Bar and Grill

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Sun, 24/03

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

Food and ambience

American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Happ Inn's Famous Guacamole
fresh avocado topped with homemade pico de gallo & served with warm crispy corn tortilla chips
Grilled $14.95
Fried Calamari
crispy calamari, pickled banana peppers & marinara sauce
Steak Quesadillas $15.95
Shrimp Quesadilla $15.95
Chicken Quesadillas
flour tortillas, chihuahua cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream & salsa
Herbed Hummus
homemade flatbread, jicama, carrots, red peppers & cucumbers
Dozen Jumbo Chicken Wings
buffalo, bbq or plain with ranch dressing
Housemade Cornbread
cast iron skillet baked and served with brown sugar butter
Baked Goat Cheese
baked goat cheese with tomato basil sauce & toasted baguette
Margherita Flatbread
marinara, fresh mozzarella, roma tomatoes, pesto & fresh basil chiffonade
Spinach & Goat Cheese Flatbread
goat cheese, mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes & garlic spinach
Shrimp Ceviche
Gulf shrimp acapulco style, tomato broth, avocado, pico de gallo & tortilla chips
optional protein: chicken $3.95, bbq pork $3.95, shrimp $5.95, salmon $7.95, tuna $7.95, skirt steak $7.95
Triple Combo
served with your choice of any soup, salad & slider
Cup $4.5
Bowl $6.5
Chicken Tortilla Soup
queso fresco & tortilla strips
Cup $4.5
Bowl $6.5
Soup Of The Day
chef's choice
Cup $4.5
Bowl $6.5
Seasonal Selection
chef's choice
Cup $4.5
Bowl $6.5
Turkey Chili
sour cream, onions, pasta & cheddar
Wedge Salad with Grilled Skirt Steak
iceberg, grilled skirt steak, applewood-smoked bacon, tomatoes, danish blue cheese, red onion & blue cheese dressing
Blackened Chicken Caesar
chopped romaine & kale, blackened chicken, diced tomato, parmesan crisp & caesar dressing
Quinoa & Beet Salad
romaine & kale, duo of red and yellow quinoa, diced red beets, heirloom cherry tomatoes, feta, roasted cauliflower and candied walnuts, dressed in a champagne vinaigrette
Willow Road
romaine, iceberg and field greens tossed with grilled chicken, toasted almonds, heirloom cherry tomatoes, house-made cornbread croutons, goat cheese, charred corn, dried dates, fresh avocado & champagne vinaigrette
Tossed Chicken Cobb
romaine, iceberg & field greens, grilled chicken, swiss, avocado, egg, applewood-smoked bacon, tomatoes & 1000 island dressing
Chicken Tinga Tacos
Pulled chicken tinga, poblano crema, avocado, lettuce, pico de gallo & queso fresco, served in corn tortillas with a side of Mexican rice
Tilapia Tacos
lightly blackened fresh tilapia, chipotle mayo, cabbage slaw, served in corn tortillas with mexican rice
Carlos' Skirt Steak Frites
6 oz. grilled skirt steak, served on crispy garlic bread with parmesan truffle frites & red wine compound butter
Fish & Chips
Tecate beer batteredfresh tilapia, french fries & housemade tartar sauce
Whole Wheat Spaghetti Balsamico
Grilled chicken, spinach, sundried tomatoes & parmesan cheese tossed in balsamic oliveoil
Sandwiches served with fries, chips, coleslaw or sweet potato fries
Seared Tuna Steak Sandwich
cucumber, carrot & red onion slaw, with soy aioli on sesame brioche
Turkey Sandwich
Multigrain bread, baby arugula, tomato, onion, swiss cheese, bacon & cranberry aioli
Pressed Cuban Sandwich
ham, swiss cheese, house smoked pulled pork, yellow mustard & pickles on a telera roll
Pulled Pork Sandwich
house smoked pulled pork, bbq sauce, cole slaw & crispy onions on a pretzel roll
French Dip
Thinly sliced prime rib on a crispy baguette with au jus and horseradish sauce for dipping
Crispy Chicken Sandwich
Our juicy, breaded chicken topped with swiss cheese, fresh tomato and our tangy cabbage-kale slaw, served on a soft challah bun
Prime Beef $12.95
Mexican Turkey $12.95
High Plains Bison $19.95
Grassfed Beef $15.95
Roasted Veggie & Black Bean $12.95
Comes with lettuce, tomato, onion, on your choice of brioche, pretzel, or wheat oat bun. Serve with fries, chips, coleslaw, sweet potato fries or add $2.50 for a 1/2 order of a Happ side
Steamed Broccoli
Sauteed Garlic Spinach
Wood Oven Roasted Cauliflower
Truffled Mashed Potatoes
Wood Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Fresh Corn Tamal
Located in the Village of Northfield, The Happ Inn has become a neighborhood staple known for its inviting and dynamic atmosphere, fresh quality food, specialty craft beers and diverse wine list. This award winning restaurant is the perfect place to meet friends and family for a casual dinner or to grab a cold beer and quick bite while watching the game on a flat screen TV in the bar. After 30 years as a restauranteur in Highland Park, Carlos Nieto has created a sense of community at The Happ Inn. He welcomes every customer as if they were a member of his own family. The unique draw to The Happ Inn is a result of the influence of its head chef. Freddy Sanchez brings his culinary sensibility
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Bar, Contemporary
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews burger sliders guacamole fried chicken salad grass fed beef homemade chips pulled pork omelette excellent food bar area nice atmosphere above average large room priced menu casual restaurant up charge
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Selections nothing exceptional, prices seem high for meal as presented. Overall noisy atmosphere not conducive to quiet conversation.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank A1445XQrobertw
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We went for dinner. Had burgers and a turkey burger. They were juicy and excellent. We also started with the guacamole which is some of the best I have tasted. We made a reservation and got right in.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stevencg56
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If its crowded and no tables, just slid into the bar area, where they offer the full menu Food is very good and service is very good too-- lots of choices from burgers on up

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AndyT18dy
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I, along with local family members dined on a Saturday. We had reservations and were promptly seated. This is a casual restaurant. Our server, Cynthia did a wonderful job taking care of us. I had the fried chicken sandwich, which was very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank randyf674
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Happ Inn and its sister restaurant across the street Taco Nano have the best tacos on the North Shore! They took the former chef's original recipes and made them even better! Try the Chicken Tinga Tacos - pulled chicken tinga, cilantro crema, avocado & queso...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kelly_Ann60093
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere and a small selection of meal choices. All the food was delicious and nicely presented. Price was a bit above average but this is a north shore location.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ted R
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

My niece’s wedding shower was held here, and it was fantastic. The place is very cute, has free and easy parking, the food was great, and the service was excellent. I want to come back for a regular off-the-menu meal.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BonnieT159
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The service was very attentive and helpful. We each had different dishes and everything was delicious-from the barbecue pulled pork sandwich to the fried chicken and hamburger! Their home made chips and sweet potato fries were good too. Dessert was wonderful and the girls loved...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank amcarl0s
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Popped in for dinner. Selections were the prime burger and the spinach flatbread. The prime burger was delicious. The cole slaw side was flat tasting. The spinach flatbread was delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice menu. My wife and I had salads. The First time I have been to a restaurant and had difficulty selecting between salads. We will definitely come back to test other menu items.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 64clausv
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