Spicy & Delicious


Lunch and Dinner

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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.


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

Seven grilled shrimp, marinated in lemon and garlic. Served with drawn garlic butter and a warm horseradish roasted tomato sauce.  gluton icon

Chef’s selection of cured and smoked meats, imported and domestic cheeses, assorted pickled vegetables, and toast points served with fig jam and whole grain mustard.

The Hot Mess


Hand cut fries smothered with beer cheese sauce, bacon, scallions and topped with demi-glace.  gluton icon Add Pulled Pork $4 Brisket $5

Five fresh baked pretzel sticks served with warm beer cheese dip and honey mustard for dunking.  vegetarian icon

Lightly battered fried cheese curds served with chipotle ranch and a roasted tomato dipping sauce.  vegetarian icon

Five petite lump crab cakes with panko, topped with a lemongrass remoulade

A generous portion of our house fried, white corn tortilla chips, refried beans, specialty cheese sauce, pico de gallo, smoked corn & black bean salsa, jalapenos and scallions topped with cumin sour cream and a side of salsa verde.  vegetarian icongluten icon Add Pulled Pork $4 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 vegetarian icon

Garden Salad


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

Romaine, smoked corn and black bean salsa, pico de gallo, crispy tortilla strips, spiced grilled chicken and spicy chipotle ranch. gluten icon vegetarian icon

Club Salad


Mixed greens, turkey, hardboiled egg, bacon, tomatoes, cucumbers, shredded carrots, cheddar, and gruyere cheese and ranch dressing. gluten icon

Mixed greens, diced apple, dried cranberries, bleu cheese, seasoned house roasted beets, sunflower seeds, toasted pecans, and balsamic vinaigrette.  vegan icon




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

Topped with BBQ sauce and jalapeno coleslaw 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

Prepared Fresh On Site


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

House smoked pork shoulder, jalapeno coleslaw and BBQ sauce on a pretzel bun.

House smoked turkey and bacon with tomato, carrot, mixed greens and ranch dressing wrapped in a soft flour tortilla.

Chef’s cheese blend melted between garlic toasted country loaf. vegetarian icon

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.

House-made corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island, and Gruyere cheese griddled on toasted rye.


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

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

6 oz fresh Salmon pan seared and served with root vegetable hash. gluten icon

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

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, spiced sweet potato mash, and apple cranberry chutney.

12 oz, hand cut in-house, strip steak served with your choice of two sides gluten icon

Three Cheese sauce topped with garlic toasted breadcrumbsvegetarian icon BBQ -Brisket, BBQ sauce, and caramelized onion add $5 Southwest - Avocado and pico de gallo add $3

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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