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At Franklins we prepare fresh, creative, and seasonal cuisine in a warm family friendly environment. We want you to feel great and serve you the best food and cocktails around.


Jumbo lump crab cake with lemon chive aioli and red cabbage coleslaw

Grilled crostini with a honey whipped goat cheese spread, roasted beets, baby arugula, and balsamic reduction

Grilled shrimp, marinated in lemon and garlic. Served with drawn garlic butter and a warm horseradish roasted tomato sauce - Gluten Free

Chef's selection of cured meats, local cheeses, spicy pepper bacon jam and a pickled vegetable of the day, served with toasted baguette

The Hot Mess


Hand cut fries smothered with beer cheese sauce, house smoked bacon, scallions, and housemade gravy - Add chicken $3, Brisket $5

Five fresh baked pretzel sticks served with warm beer cheese dip and honey mustard

Lightly battered cheddar cheese curds served with chipotle ranch or a roasted tomato sauce

White corn tortilla chips, refried beans, cheese sauce, chopped tomato, scallions, jalapenos, cilantro, and avocado.  Topped with cumin sour cream and served with a side of smoked corn and black bean salsa - Add chicken $3, Brisket $5

Soups & Salads

Add Avocado - $2 Add Chicken - $4

Made from scratch daily Cup $4 Bowl $6.5

Topped with Cheddar Cheese, onion, & cumin sour cream Cup. $4 Bowl $6.5

Caesar Salad


Hearts of romaine, shaved parmesan cheese, house-made garlic croutons

Garden Salad


Mixed greens, shredded carrot, tomato, cucumber, red onion, garlic croutons and your choice of dressing

Romaine, smoked corn and black bean salsa, pico de gallo, crispy tortilla strips, spicy grilled chicken and chipotle ranch

Club Salad


Mixed greens,oven roasted turkey, hardboiled egg, bacon, tomatoes, cucumbers, shredded carrots, gruyere cheese, and ranch dressing

mixed greens, Honeycrisp apples, dried cranberries, bleu cheese crumbles, roasted beets, sunflower seeds, toasted pecans, and balsamic vinaigrette


Fried Chicken, buffalo sauce and bleu cheese crumbles on brioche slider buns. Served 3 of 1 variety



Topped with BBQ sauce and sauteed onions on brioche slider buns Served 3 of 1 variety



Topped with Cheddar cheese and house-made pickles on brioche slider buns. Served 3 of 1 variety

Burgers & Handhelds

Baby arugula melted triple cream bleu cheese with sauteed onions on a brioche bun

Lemon herb marinated chicken breast, avocado, Monterey Jack cheese, spicy calabrese peppers, garlic aioli, mixed greens and tomato on a pretzel bun.

Beyond Beef burger patty, Cheddar cheese, pickles, lettuce, tomato, and onion on a brioche bun.

Our house 1/2 lb burger patty, cheddar, house-made pickles, lettuce, tomato, and onion on a brioche bun Add Avocado, Bacon, or egg - $2 Sauteed Onion - $1

Crispy fried chicken breast, spicy bacon jam, fried onions, lettuce and tomato on a brioche bun

House smoked, sliced brisket piled high with Monterey Jack cheese, sauteed onions and beer cheese sauce on a brioche hoagie roll, served with a side of BBQ sauce


Beer battered Fresh Atlantic Cod served with hand cut french fries and tartar sauce.

Cavatappi pasta, three cheese sauce, brisket, BBQ sauce and fried onion straws.

Cavatappi pasta and three cheese sauce topped with garlic toasted breadcrumbs. Vegetarian

Wine-braised chuck roast cooked overnight with vegetables, smothered in our rich housemade gravy over garlic smashed potatoes. Gluten Free

House smoked beef brisket served with garlic smashed potatoes, green beans and a side of BBQ sauce or housemade gravy. Gluten Free

Fresh Atlantic salmon with roasted garden vegetables and lemon dill sauce.

Pan seared with a cremini mushroom and tarragon sauce. Served with black rice pilaf.

Boneless chicken breast stuffed with baby spinach, prosciutto, and parmesan cheese coated with garlic breadcrumbs & served over roasted tomato sauce with broccoli.

12 oz bone-in pork chop with a warm apple cranberry chutney and your choice of side

12 oz, hand cut in house, strip steak, served with compound butter and your choice of two sides  Gluten Free

Sides $3 each - Side caesar salad and side garden salad for $4.5

Roasted Garden Vegetables

Garlic Green Beans


Hand Cut French Fries

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Sweet Potato Fries

Black Rice Pilaf

Side Caesar Salad

Side Garden Salad

Franklins Public House
12306 S Harlem Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463

Monday - Thursday

11 am - 10 pm
( Lunch, Dinner)

Fri & Sat

11 am - 12 am
( Lunch, Dinner)


10 am - 9 pm
( Brunch, Lunch, Dinner)
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