Our Menu

From our humble beginnings in a transformed laundromat to our current home in a beautifully renovated historic train station, we’ve remained committed to providing a warm, welcoming atmosphere for friends and family to gather.

Weekly Specials

Monday Special

$6 Burger w/ Purchase of a Beverage

Tuesday Special

$15 Shaved Prime Rib Sandwich

Wednesday Special

Fish Baskets
Ask your waiter about pricing.

Friday Special


Starters & Sharing

App of The Month…..$$

Ask your server for details.

Pretzel Bites…..$7.00

Served with warm beer cheese sauce

Spinach and Artichoke Dip…..$9.00

Spinach artichokes & mozzarella cheese, served with lightly toasted pita bread points

Fried Mozzarella…..$7.50

Mozzarella sticks coated with seasoned bread crumbs & fried golden brown and served with marinara sauce

Loaded Cheese Fries…..$8.50

Melted Mexican shredded cheeses, bacon & a side of housemade ranch

Clam Strips…..$12.00

Lightly breaded clam strips, fried golden brown & served with housemade tartar sauce

Peel ‘N Eat Shrimp…..$18.00

Shrimp boiled in Old Bay, served hot or cold


“What we do best”

All burgers are hand pattied and cooked to order with lettuce, tomato, and onion on the side

Swingbelly Burger…..$11.50

1/2 lb

Jr. Swingbelly Burger…..$10.50

1/3 lb

Salmon Burger…..$12.50

Alaskan salmon patty served with honey mustard on the side

Veggie Burger…..$11.50

Morning Star Farms southwestern vegan black bean burger

Beyond Burger…..$13.50

Plant-based burger that looks, cooks, and tastes like a real burger

Add Cheese $1 Each

American / Swiss / Provolone / Cheddar / Pepper jack / Velveeta / Blue Cheese Crumbs

Add Toppings $1 Each

Sauteed Onions / Sauteed Mushrooms / Jalapenos / Geen Olives / Bacon (1.50) / Extra Patty – Small 3.50 / Big 4.50

Crafted Burgers

Lettuce, tomato, and onion served on request

S.N.S. Burger…..$12.50

Sautéed mushrooms with swiss cheese

B.N.C. Burger…..$12.50

Bacon & cheddar cheese

A.N.O. Burger…..$12.50

Chopped green olives and American cheese

Western Burger…..$13.50

Smokey BBQ sauce, bacon & American cheese

Blues Burger…..$12.50

Crumbled blue cheese & bacon

Belly Buster…..$14.50

Sautéed mushrooms, chopped green olives, bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato & onion

Werner Burger…..$12.75

Velveeta cheese, sautéed onions, lettuce, tomato & mayo

Philly Burger…..$13.50

Sautéed mushrooms & onions topped with provolone cheese


Sautéed onions & American cheese on grilled rye


Sautéed onions, bacon, tomato, American cheese on grilled rye

Salads & Such

Dressings: Ranch, Fat-free Ranch, Bleu Cheese, French, Honey Mustard, 1,000-Island, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Asian Sesame, Caesar and Raspberry Vinaigrette

Dieters Delight…..$12.00

Tossed salad accompanied by a charbroiled chicken breast

Stuffed Tomato…..$13.00

Tuna or chicken salad, cottage cheese and a hard-boiled egg

Chicken Caesar Salad…..$13.00

Crisp romaine, grilled chicken, shredded parmesan, garlic herb croutons & creamy caesar dressing

Asian Chicken Salad…..$14.00

Napa cabbage, crispy or grilled chicken, homemade crunchy topping, mandarin oranges & Asian sesame dressing

Cobb Salad…..$15.00

Spring mix, turkey or grilled chicken, diced egg, blue cheese crumbles, tomatoes & bacon

Swingin’ Spinach Salad…..$14.00

Baby spinach, grilled chicken, sliced fresh mushrooms, bacon, hard-boiled egg & gourmet hot bacon dressing

Garbage Salad…..$13.00

Spring mix, mushrooms, shredded cheese, bacon, tomatoes & croutons

Chef Salad…..$15.00

Spring mix, turkey, ham, swiss & American cheeses, cucumber, tomatoes & hard boiled egg

Tossed Salad…..$6.00

Tomatoes, cucumber, croutons

Side Caesar…..$7.00


Soup of the Day

Cup…..$5.25 / Bowl…..$6.25

French Onion

Bowl Only……….$8.00

New England Clam Chowder

*Fridays Only*

Cup…..$7.00 / Bowl…..$8.00

Chili (October – April)

Cup…..$6.00 / Bowl…..$7.00
Onions, cheese, & sour cream +$2.00

Chicken Sandwiches

All sandwiches come with potato chips

Firecracker Chicken…..$13.50

Grilled chicken w/ cajun seasoning, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato & honey mustard

Chicken Wrap…..$13.00

Crispy or grilled with lettuce, tomato, shredded cheese & housemade ranch dressing in a flour tortilla

Western Chicken…..$13.50

Grilled chicken w/ BBQ sauce, American cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo

Chicken in a Pita…..$13.00

Charbroiled chicken breast, swiss cheese in a warm pita with lettuce, tomato & mayo

Ranch Chicken…..$13.00

Crispy chicken breast on a toasted bun topped with bacon, lettuce, tomato & our housemade ranch

Superb Sandwiches

BBQ Pork Sandwich…..$12.00

4-hour slow-roasted pork loaded with sweet & smoky BBQ sauce on a tasted bun


Lean Vienna corned beef, tang sauerkraut, swiss cheese & thousand island dressing on grilled rye

Beach Club…..$13.50

Your chouse of toasted bread stacked high with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo

Country Club…..$13.50

Smoked ham and American cheese with lettuce, tomato & mayo on your choice of toasted bread

Cook’s Favorite…..$11.00

Choice of grilled bread with American cheese, bacon & tomato

Grilled Ham & Velveeta…..$11.00

Harwood smoked ham & melted Velveeta cheese on your chouse of grilled bread

Mellen’s Mess…..$12.00

1/4 lb charbroiled Vienna beef hot dog topped with American cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo on grilled french bread

Pizza Dog…..$13.00

1/4 lb charbroiled Vienna beef hot dog, sautéed peppers, onions & mushrooms, with marinara sauce & provolone cheese

Italian Beef…..$14.00

Slow-roasted Italian seasoned beef topped with green peppers
Add cheese + $1.50

Philly Steak…..$15.00

Thinly sliced steak, green peppers & onions topped with melted provolone cheese in a toasted French loaf
Add mushroom + $1.50

Whale of a Sandwich…..$16.00

8 oz. cod fillet, batter-dipped & deep-fried served with a side of lettuce, tomato, onion & tartar sauce

Tuna / Chicken Salad Sandwich…..$12.00

Pick from housemade albacore tuna or chicken salad, choice of bread & toppings

Dinner Entrees

All entrées come with soup or salad and choice of potato

Ribeye Steak…..$29.00

Charbroiled and cooked to your liking

Chopped Steak…..$17.00

Finely ground chuck served on a bed of grilled onions topped with sautéed mushrooms & brown gravy

Pork Baby Back Ribs…..Half $24.00…..Full $31.00

Braised until tender then smothered in BBQ sauce
Half Slab & Skewer…..$31.00

Fried Chicken…..$17.00

Half chicken

Boneless Breast of Chicken…..$18.50

Two juicy charbroiled chicken breasts

Smothered BBQ Chicken…..$21.00

Topped with smoky BBQ, smothered with cheese & bacon


Norwegian salmon fillet charbroiled, topped with a lemon-dill butter

Skewered Shrimp…..$23.00

Two shrimp skewers broiled in garlic scampi butter
Add a single garlic shrimp skewer to any entree + $7.00

Yellow Lake Perch (Served Only on Fridays)


Perch Sandwich…..$18.00
On a toasted bun served with coleslaw & a side of tartar sauce

Appetizer Basket…..$21.00

1/2 Dinner…..$21.00

Full Dinner…..$27.00


All Baskets served with French Fries and Cole Slaw

Chicken Fingers…..$15.00

Clam Strip…..$15.00

Fantail Shrimp…..$15.00

Battered Cod…..$15.00

Sides & More Sides

French Fries…..$5.25

Cajun Fries…..$6.25

Onion Rings…..$7.00


Onion Straws…..$6.25

Cole Slaw…..$3.50

Potato Salad…..$5.00

Cottage Cheese…..$4.00

Mashed Potatoes…..$4.00

Baked Potato…..$4.00

After 4 pm only

Loaded Baked Potato…..$6.00

After 4 pm only

Steamed Veggie…..$5.00


Mac ‘N Cheese…..$5.00

Garlic Toast…..$4.00

Kids Menu | $8.00

Includes a juice box and French fries or a mixed fruit cup


Grilled Cheese

Chicken Fingers

Mac ‘N Cheese

Mini Corn Dogs

Hot Dog


Scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream…..$5.00

Ice Cream Sundae…..$6.00

Chocolate or caramel

Brownie Bonanza…..$8.00

Apple Crisp Ala Mode…..$8.00

Root Beer Float…..$8.00


Pepsi Products

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mt. Dew, Sierra Mist, Lemonade, Root Beer, Dr. Pepper

Fresh Brewed Iced Tea

Sweet, Unsweetened, Raspberry

Come In…
Get Your Belly Out!

Whether you’re craving a hearty burger, seafood, or something in between, our menu has something for everyone. Come dine with us and discover why Swingbelly’s is Michigan City’s premier destination for delicious meals and lasting memories.

Come In…
Get Your Belly Out!

Whether you’re craving a hearty burger, seafood, or something in between, our menu has something for everyone. Come dine with us and discover why Swingbelly’s is Michigan City’s premier destination for delicious meals and lasting memories.