Emerson's Ale House - Mount Prospect, ILEmerson's Ale House   847.870.1996

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Shareables

ALE HOUSE NACHOS 

7.95
Homemade tortilla chips with nacho cheese, pico de gallo, pickled jalapeno and drizzled with sour cream and jalapeno ranch.

AVOCADO TOAST  

8.95
Toasted sourdough, basil pesto, sliced avocado, tomato, goat cheese, topped with a balsamic reduction.

BUFFALO CHICKEN EGG ROLLS 

8.95
Pulled chicken, buffalo sauce and melted cheeses(Blue cheese and cream cheese) served with a side of ranch

BUFFALO WINGS 

Tossed in your choice of our bbq, buffalo, ghost pepper sweet chili, cajun dry rub or lemon pepper rub.

8 Wings

 $8.95

12 Wings

 $11.95

CHEESE CURDS 

7.95
White cheddar curds, served with ou chipotle ranch.

FOUR CHEESE QUESADILLAS  

7.95
Large grilled flour tortillas filled with melted cheeses. Jalapeño Ranch Chicken $9.95 BBQ Pulled Pork $9.95

HOMEMADE CHICKEN TENDERS 

7.95
Buttermilk soaked crispy chicken tenders served with your choice of dipping sauce.

HOMEMADE FRIED PICKLES  

7.95
Hand-breaded fried dill pickles served with our homemade chipotle ranch.

MAC N' CHEESE EGG ROLLS 

8.95
Stuffed with a blend of cheeses and served with a side of ranch.

SLIDER TRIO (3) 

8.95
Choose any three sliders: Pulled Pork(slow roasted pulled pork topped with bbq aioli and coleslaw), Bacon Burger(hand packed burger patty with cheddar, bacon, house sauce and a pickle), Buffalo Chicken(crispy chicken tossed in buffalo sauce and topped with ranch served on a pretzel bun), Prime Rib (add .95 per slider, thinly sliced prime rib topped with mozzarella and onion strings on a mini pretzel bun)

SOFT PRETZEL BITES 

7.95
Artisan-style soft pretzel bites, lightly salted. Served warm with cheese sauce and honey mustard.

Wraps

ALE HOUSE CHOPPED SALAD WRAP 

11.95
Grilled chicken, bacon, pasta, tomato, cucumber and onion tossed in our mediterranean house dressing and topped with bleu cheese crumbles.

BALSAMIC AVOCADO WRAP 

8.45
Cucumber, tomato, avocado, creamy goat cheese topped with a balsamic reduction and served with a side of balsamic vinaigrette.

BUFFALO WRAP 

11.95
Crispy buffalo chicken, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, tomato and onion tossed in chipotle ranch dressing.

COBB WRAP 

9.95
Bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, tomato, avocado and hard-boiled eggs served with a side of balsamic vinaigrette.

ITS ALL GREEK TO ME WRAP 

9.95
Cucumber, tomato, kalamata olive, onion, banana pepper and feta tossed in our mediterranean house dressing.

SOUTHWEST WRAP 

9.95
Bacon, corn, black beans, bell pepper, avocado, tomato and tortilla strips tossed in ranch dressing.

THE EMERSON WRAP 

11.95
Crispy chicken, bacon, cheddar jack, tomato and cucumber tossed in honey mustard dressing

Sandwiches

ALE HOUSE CUBANO 

10.95
Slow roasted pulled pork, turkey pastrami, swiss, pickles and dijon aioli on tellera bread.

BROCCOLI PESTO MELT 

8.95
Basil pesto, sautéed broccoli and swiss cheese on tellera bread.

BUFFALO CHICKEN SANDWICH 

10.45
Crispy chicken breast tossed in buffalo sauce with melted bleu cheese crumbles, bacon, lettuce, tomato and onion served on a pretzel bun.

CAJUN CHICKEN SANDWICH  

10.45
Cajun grilled chicken, mozzarella, bell pepper, caramelized onion and sriracha mayo served on an onion roll.

CAROLINA PULLED PORK  

9.95
Slow roasted pulled pork with onion string, bbq aioli, pickles and a side of coleslaw served on our signature bun.

CHICKEN CLUB 

10.95
Grilled chicken, swiss, bacon, avocado, tomato, onion and chipotle mayo served on sourdough (make it a wrap for no additional charge).

CLASSIC REUBEN 

9.95
Slow cooked, lean corned beef with sauerkraut, swiss and 1000 island dressing on grilled marble rye

EMERSON’S SPICY CHICKEN STRIP SANDWICH  

9.95
Emerson’s Spicy Secret Sauce, 3 large chicken tenders, and pickles on honey butter toasted brioche.

MOUNT PROSPECT STEAK SANDWICH 

14.95
Skirt steak with melted cheddar jack, bell pepper, caramelized onion, mushroom and roasted garlic aioli on an onion roll.

PRETZEL PRIME RIB FRENCH DIP  

11.95
Slow roasted and thinly sliced prime rib with melted mozzarella and onion strings served with au jus on a pretzel bun.

Street Tacos

CAJUN FISH TACOS 

10.95
(Three) Cajun grilled cod tacos topped with cabbage, chipotle mayo and pico de gallo served with a side of elote.

FRESCO CHICKEN 

10.95
(Three) Chicken tacos topped with sliced avocado, fresh jalapenos, jalapeno ranch and pico de gallo served with a side of elote.

Burgers

BALSAMIC TURKEY BURGER  

10.45
Creamy goat cheese, avocado, lettuce, tomato, onion topped with a balsamic reduction and served on our signature bun.

BBQ BACON BURGER 

10.95
Bacon, cheddar, bbq aioli, onion strings and a side of lettuce, tomato and onion on our signature bun.

CHEESE CURD BURGER 

11.95
White cheddar curds, cheddar, bacon, lettuce, tomato and sriracha aioli stacked on our signature bun.

CHIPOTLE RANCH BURGER  

10.95
Our burger patty mixed with homemade chipotle ranch, then topped with cheddar, bacon, chipotle ranch and a tator tot patty filled with cheese and bacon, stacked on a pretzel bun.

EL FUEGO ROYAL  

10.95
Bacon, muenster cheese, fresh jalapenos, sunny side up egg and sriracha aioli on our signature bun.

PATTY MELT 

10.45
Caramelized onion with cheddar and swiss cheeses on marble rye.

SOUTHWEST BLACK BEAN BURGER 

10.45
Pepper jack, avocado, green pepper, lettuce, tomato, onion and chipotle mayo stacked on a black bean patty and served on our signature bun.

THE CLASSIC BURGER 

9.95
Served with cheddar, house sauce, pickles and a side of lettuce, tomato and onion on our signature bun.

THE ROASTER  

10.95
Roasted red pepper, caramelized onion, mushroom, swiss and roasted garlic aioli stacked on our signature bun.

Sides

COLESLAW 

2.95

ELOTE (mexican style street corn) 

3.95

HAND CUT FRIES 

4.95

MAC N CHEESE (SIDE) 

3.95

SIDE SALAD 

3.95

SOUP 

Cup

 $2.95

Bowl

 $3.95

SWEET POTATO FRIES 

4.95

TATER TOTS 

4.95

VEGETABLE OF THE DAY 

3.95

Sweets

Raspberry Churros 

5.95
Raspberry filled churros topped with vanilla and raspberry sauce.

Mac N' Cheese

BUILD YOUR OWN MAC N’ CHEESE  

7.95
Add vegetables for 1.00 each, and meats for 2.00 each

Big Plates

ALE HOUSE FISH & CHIPS  

12.95
Fresh beer battered cod served with hand cut fries served with your choice of soup or salad

CHICKEN ALFREDO 

11.95
Pan fried chicken and broccoli tossed in alfredo sauce and topped with basil pesto with your choice off soup or salad.

SOUTHERN SWEET POTATO PULLED PORK 

10.95
Roasted maple sweet potatoes, topped with pulled pork, bbq aioli and two sunny side up eggs served with your choice of soup or salad.

Salads

ALE HOUSE CHOPPED SALAD 

11.95
Grilled chicken, bacon, pasta, tomato, cucumber and onion tossed in our mediterranean house dressing and topped with bleu cheese crumbles

BALSAMIC AVOCADO SALAD 

8.95
Cucumber, tomato, avocado, creamy goat cheese topped with a balsamic reduction and served with a side of balsamic vinaigrette.

BUFFALO SALAD 

11.95
Crispy buffalo chicken, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, tomato and onion tossed in chipotle ranch dressing.

COBB SALAD 

9.95
Bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, tomato, avocado and hard-boiled eggs served with a side of balsamic vinaigrette.

ITS ALL GREEK TO ME SALAD 

9.95
Cucumber, tomato, kalamata olive, onion, bell pepper and goat cheese tossed in our mediterranean house dressing.

SOUTHWEST SALAD 

9.95
Bacon, corn, black beans, bell pepper, avocado, tomato and tortilla strips tossed in ranch dressing

THE EMERSON SALAD 

11.95
Crispy chicken, bacon, cheddar jack, tomato and cucumber tossed in honey mustard dressing

Kids Menu

Kids Cheeseburger Sliders (2) 

6.50

Kids Chicken Tacos (2) 

5.00

Kids Chicken Tenders 

5.00

Kids Grilled Cheese 

5.00

Kids Hamburger  

6.50

Kids Mac N’ Cheese 

5.00

Kids Mini Cheese Quasadillas 

5.00

Kids Noodles w/ Butter 

5.00

Patio Cocktails

100 Mile Bee’s Knees 

8.00
100 mile vodka (mt. prospect) | honey simple syrup | fresh lemon juice

18TH Century Old Fashioned 

9.00
bourbon | angostura bitters | orange bitters | simple syrup

Blueberry Margarita  

8.00
Tequila | triple sec | blueberry puree | fresh lime

Emerson’s Michelada 

8.00
stout bloody mary mix (chicago) | modelo

Quarantine Colada 

8.00
100 mile vodka (mt. prospect) | coconut water | passion fruit puree | pineapple juice

Red Wine

Bodegas Borsao Garnacha 

4.00
Very intense cherry red colour with tones of purple. Presents in the nose a great concentration of aromas of ripe red fruit with floral nuances. In the mouth, it is a well structured rich wine that evokes tastes of blackberry, plum and tones of leather and vanilla, with a soft and silky tannin.

Canyon Road Pinot Noir 

7.00
Medium-bodied wine with aromas of cherries and raspberries and accents of spice and vanilla. This smooth wine has a silky finish

Castle Rock Merlot 

8.00
BlackBerry, dark chocolate and spice. Smooth and dry.

Four Vines Red Zinfandel 

9.00
Spice and rich red fruit. Robust and rich.

Josh Cabernet 

8.50
Black cherries, blackberries and vanilla. Toasty oak finish with soft tannins.

Meiomi Pinot Noir 

11.00
Boysenberry, blackberry, dark cherry and toasty mocha. Silky texture and balanced acidity.

Mezzacorona Cabernet 

6.50
Black currant and blueberry. Full-body, dry flavor.

The Crusher Red Blend 

7.00
Dark red raspberry, blueberry, cobbler, cranberry and sweet vanilla notes. (44% Tempranillo, 27% Malbec, 18% Sarah, 6% Cabernet and 5% Merlot)

White Wine

Bex Riesling 

7.00
Aromas of orange blossom, lime and white grapefruit are followed by mouthwatering flavors of lime and mandarin orange. Finishes with mineral and citrus zest highlights.

Bodegas Borsao Rose 

4.00
Well balanced with its acidity, rich in floral nuances and spices. Hints of tangerine and asian pear premiate this vintage. Ideal for appetizers, salads, grilled vegetables, seafood, fish tacos, and light casual fare.

Bricco Riella Moscato 

8.00
Peach and jasmine. Sweet and fruity.

Cupcake Rose 

6.50
Elegant flavors of watermelon, strawberry, raspberry and white nectarine lead to a silky texture and a refreshing finish.

Kendall Jackson Chardonnay 

8.50
Pineapple, mango, and papaya. Medium weight yet fresh.

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 

11.00
passion fruit, melon, grapefruit. Fresh and vibrant acidity.

La Marca Prosecco (Split) 

9.00
Citrus, lemon, green apple and grapefruit. Fresh and clean.

Mezzacorona Chardonnay 

5.50
Peach, nectarine, pear and spice. Light and fruity.

Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio 

5.50
Green apple and honeysuckle. Balanced crisp and fresh.

Taco Tuesday

Burrito 

8.00
Stuffed Burrito with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream, rice, beans and your choice of protein. Add $1 for steak

Taco Dinner 

9.00
3 Tacos of your choice. Served with rice and beans. Pulled Chicken, Pescado(Fried Cod), Fried Avocado, and Steak Tacos .50 extra per taco

Torta 

8.00
Mexican Style Sandwich on tellera bread with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, avocado, cheese and your choice of meat.

Food Specials

Friday 

Fish Fry! Ale House Fish and Chips $10.95

Monday 

12 Wings for $8

Saturday and Sunday 

11am – 3pm: Brunch

Thursday 

$1 Off All Salads and Wraps

Tuesday  

Taco Dinner’s Burritos Torta’s

Wednesday  

Turkey Pastrami Sandwhich for $8

Drink Specials

Beer of the Month 

5.00
Surly Grapefruit Supreme

Friday 

$7 Emerson Cocktails

Monday 

$4 Select Craft Pints

Saturday + Sunday Brunch 

From 11am - 3pm $5 Mimosas $7 Bloody Mary’s w/ Stout Bloody Mary Mix and 100 Mile Vodka

Thursday 

$4.50 Mezzacorona Glasses of Wine

Tuesday 

$5 Margaritas & $5 Modelos

Wednesday 

$3 Domestic Bottles

Saturday + Sunday

Honey Butter Chicken Biscuits 

8.95
House made biscuits topped with honey butter and crispy chicken, served with our house potatoes.

Banana Bread French Toast 

8.95
House made banana bread, fresh bananas, caramel.

Chilaquiles 

8.95
Tortilla Chips, pulled chicken, muenster cheese, over easy eggs, salsa verde

Eggs + Bacon 

8.95
Two eggs served how you like them with apple wood bacon, house potatoes and a biscuit.

Veggie Breakfast Burrito 

8.95
Burrito packed with scrambled eggs, tomatoes, avocado, pepper jack cheese a black bean patty and chipotle mayo.

Whiskey List

1792 Small Batch Bourbon 

8.25
93.7 proof

Angel’s Envy 

12.75
86.6 proof

Bakers 

12.50
107 proof

Bardstown Fusion Series 

14.75
98.9 proof

Basil Hayden’s 

15.00
80 Proof

Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye 

11.25
80 proof

Baum Bros 

12.50
100 proof

Blade and Bow 

11.00
91 proof

Bookers 

17.00
124 proof

Bowmore 12YR 

10.50
80 proof

Breckinridge Bourbon 

12.25
86 proof

Buffalo Trace 

9.00
90 proof

Bulleit 10 Year 

12.00
90 proof

Bulleit Bourbon 

9.25
90 proof

Bulleit Rye 

9.50
90 proof

Col E.H. Taylor Small Batch 

13.00
100 proof

Crown Royal  

8.50
90 proof

Dewars White Label 

8.00
80 proof

Eagle Rare 10 YR  

9.75
90 proof

Elijah Craig Small Batch 

8.75
94 proof

Few Bourbon 

12.75
93 proof

Four Roses Single Barrel 

11.50
100 proof

Four Roses Small Batch 

10.75
90 proof

George Dickel Classic NO. 8 

10.00
80 proof

George Dickel Rye 

8.25
90 proof

George Dickel Superior NO. 12 

10.25
90 proof

Glenlevit 12YR 

11.00
80 proof

Glenmoraigne 10YR 

13.00
86 proof

High West A Midwinter Night Dram 

20.00
98.6 proof Limited Release

High West American Prairie 

10.00
92 proof

High West Campfire 

15.00
92 proof

High West Double Rye 

13.00
92 proof

Highland Park 12YR 

15.50
80 proof

Highland Park Magnus 

15.50
80 proof

J. Henry 5YR  

13.25
92 proof

J. Henry Patton Road Reserve 

16.50
118 proof

Jameson Black Barrel 

8.00
80 proof

Jefferson’s Ocean Reserve 

16.50
90 Proof

Johnnie Walker Black 

10.50
80 proof

Johnnie Walker Red 

8.75
80 proof

Journeyman Buggy Whip Wheat 

12.25
90 proof

Journeyman Not a King Rye 

12.25
90 proof

Journeyman Silver Cross  

12.25
90 proof

Knob Creek 

10.25
100 proof

Knob Creek Rye 

9.75
100 proof

Koval 

10.25
94 proof

Laphroiag 10YR 

13.25
80 proof

Macallan 12YR 

15.50
86 proof

Makers 46 

10.50
94 proof

Makers Cask Strength 

13.00
111 proof

Makers Mark 

9.50
90 proof

Oban 14YR 

18.00
86 proof

Old Forester 

8.00
86 proof

Old Forester 1870 Original Batch 

11.75
90 proof

Old Forester 1920 Prohibition 

15.75
115 proof

Old Forester Rye 

8.00
100 proof

Old Grand Dad Bottled Bond 

8.00
100 Proof

Paddy’s 

8.00
80 Proof

Redemption Rye  

8.00
92 Proof

Sazerac Rye 

9.00
90 proof

Templeton Rye 

10.00
91.5 proof

Tin Cup 10YR 

11.50
84 proof

Tullamore Dew 

8.00
80 proof

W. L. Weller 12YR  

22.00
90 proof

W.L. Weller Special Reserve 

20.00
90 Proof

Whiskey Acres Bourbon 

10.50
87 proof

Whistle Pig Straight Rye 10 YR 

19.75
100 proof

Wild Turkey  

8.00
82 proof

Willet Pot Still Reserve 

13.00
101 proof

Woodford Reserve  

12.25
90 proof

Woodford Reserve Rye 

12.00
90 proof

Scotch List