The Sports Garden
Menu for The Sports Garden
Deluxe Chicken Wings
$7.49 - $9.49
Our plump and juicy chicken wings are a hit every day! They come quickly deep fried and served up with a side of garden ranch or chunky blue cheese. Choice of sauces: buffalo, BBQ, sriracha ranch, garden good stuff BBQ dry rub.
Sweet colossal onions, batter-dipped, coated with crispy breadcrumbs, and deep fried. Served with a side of garden ranch or chunky blue cheese.
A heaping platter of tortilla chips, black olives, tomatoes, green onions, sour cream, jalapeno peppers, and melted cheddar jack cheese. Served with a side of salsa.
The Garden's Famous Battered Fries
The best fries of all-time! Served up with a side of garden ranch.
Delicious white cheddar cheese fried to perfection! Served with a side of garden ranch.
Sandlot Sampler Platter
Everyone's favorite team! Onion rings, buffalo boneless chicken wings, cheese curds, and corn dogs (sorry, no substitutions: this team is as good as it gets!). Served with garden ranch, chunky blue cheese, and celery.
Home Plate Burger
Our juicy seasoned burger, served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun. Choose: American, Swiss, cheddar, pepper jack.
California All Pro Burger
Our juicy seasoned burger topped with shredded lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and mayo served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun.
Bacon Cheddar Burger
Let this juicy seasoned burger lead the way and you're sure to score! Topped with two pieces of thick-cut, corn cob smoked bacon, and melted cheddar cheese, served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun.
Mushroom Swiss Burger
Sautéed fresh mushrooms and Swiss cheese piled high on our juicy, seasoned burger. Served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun!
Hall of Famers
The Champ Juicy Lucy Burger
Two juicy seasoned patties hand pressed together with melted American cheese in the middle and on top, served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun!
Blue Cheese Lucy Burger
Two juicy seasoned patties hand pressed together with melted blue cheese and cream cheese in the middle and on top, served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun!
Our juicy seasoned burger topped with pepper jack cheese, thick-cut corn cob smoked bacon, BBQ sauce, and a crispy garden onion ring, served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun!
Bases Loaded Wild Rice Burger
Hit the grand slam! Minnesota wild rice, hand-pattied with sharp cheddar cheese and a secret blend of ingredients. Loaded with melted cheddar cheese, sprouts, lettuce, tomato, onions, carrots, and mayo served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun!
The Big Leaguers
Guinness Fish and Chips
Three guinness beer battered cod filets, fried, and accompanied by our secret house-made tartar sauce and a lemon wedge. Served with our famous sports garden battered fries!
Three chicken breast tenders lightly breaded, fried, and served with our famous sports garden battered fries! Served with your choice of garden ranch or BBQ. Spice it up with buffalo sauce for no charge!
All Star Salads
Dressings available: garden ranch, French, chunky blue cheese, Italian, balsamic vinaigrette, lemon poppy seed, caesar.
Apple and Pear
Freshly chopped romaine lettuce mixed with diced apples, pears, craisins, chopped pecans, and Swiss cheese. All tossed in a light lemon poppy seed dressing.
Crisp romaine lettuce tossed with the garden's classic caesar dressing and topped with croutons and parmesan cheese.
A freshly fried crispy tortilla shell filled with romaine lettuce, chopped tomatoes, shredded cheese, jalapenos, black olives, and green onion. Your choice of grilled chicken or ground beef and topped with sour cream and guacamole. Served with taco sauce and garden ranch dressing.
The Big Finish
The state fair staple! Cinnamon and sugar on fresh-made, delicious mini donuts!
Sports Garden Shakes
The perfect finish to a day in canal park! Your choice of vanilla, strawberry, or chocolate. Served with whipped cream and a cherry.
Ask your server for the chef's specialty shake of the day!
Served with our famous battered fries and a side of dill pickles! Substitute for fries? Onion rings $1.99 / side salad $1.99.
BBQ Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich
A legendary portion of texas-styled, smoked beef brisket, stacked high with grilled onions and BBQ sauce on a delicious artisan hoagie! Load the bases and make it the great bambino...Add green peppers and cheddar cheese.
A marinated chicken breast, basil pesto, provolone cheese, mayo, and tomatoes combine for this slam dunk! Served on a delicious artisan hoagie.
Club Level Turkey Sandwich
Thinly deli-sliced smoked turkey breast, stacked high with thick-cut corn cob smoked bacon, shredded lettuce, tomato, and mayo on a delicious artisan hoagie!
Thick-cut corn cob smoked bacon, shredded lettuce, and tomato with mayo! Served on a delicious artisan hoagie.
Philly Cheese Steak
Sliced, tender steak topped with grilled onions and peppers and then baked with American cheese on a delicious artisan hoagie!
All kid's meals are served with fries, fruit, or applesauce and a choice of pop or milk in a take home grandma's cup. Portion for kids under 10.
Our famous burger served on a fresh, grilled bakery bun.
Two large chicken breast tenders lightly breaded and fried.
Mini Corn Dogs
All-American mini dogs dipped in honey-corn batter and deep-fried until delicious. Smells like childhood; tastes like the state fair!
Macaroni and Cheese
The all-time kids' favorite! A creamy cheese sauce over macaroni.
Famous Garden Saturdays
Pizza, Bonotta, & Pasta Buffet
Feed the whole gang! 11:30am - 9:00pm. Served with caesar salad and breadsticks.
Welcome to The Sports Garden!
By booking a private party with The Sports Garden, you are agreeing to the terms described below.
Payment in full is required on departure for all events unless prior credit arrangements have been established with The Sports Garden. The room rental fee includes use of the room for up to four hours. Additional hours beyond the initial four hours are subject to an hourly surcharge. To rent one of our event rooms, the charge is $100 (with a $10/hour surcharge) with a minimum food purchase of $250. If your group does not meet this minimum order, the room charge is $200 (with a $20/hour surcharge). Our private rooms close at one thirty am. We do not ask for a deposit prior to the event, however, we do require a credit card number in order to reserve a room. In the event that you do not to show up for your reservation, the $200 room charge and the cost of all prepared food will be charged to your card
Your room will not be reserved for your party until we receive a signed Event Detail Sheet (contract) from you, along with a valid credit card to confirm the reservation.
Please write your number and expiration date on the accompanying contract. By signing this contract, you are agreeing to the terms in our current event guide. Please request a copy of this guide if you do not have one. Contracts may be emailed to Matt Baumgartner at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to us at (218) 720-3804. If you do not have access to the internet or a fax machine, please mail your signed event contract along with the appropriate room charge payment to The Sports Garden, 425 Lake Avenue South, Duluth, MN, 55802
A guaranteed attendance number is due to the Sports Garden at least 7 days prior to the event.
Please notify us at least 48 hours before the event if you need to change the attendance number. If the actual number of persons attending your function is less than the guaranteed number, you will be billed 100% of the guaranteed amount. If the actual number of persons exceeds the guarantee, you will be billed for the actual number in attendance. If the actual number exceeds the guarantee by 10% or more, best efforts for timely food service will be made but cannot be guaranteed. The number of people in the room throughout the event determines the number of people eating and thus, the number of people the bill will reflect
A pre-ordered menu is required in our private rooms.
We must receive the pre-order no later than 14 days in advance of your event. All food and beverage items must be supplied and prepared by the staff of The Sports Garden. We can make exceptions for professionally made cakes (excluding cheesecakes). We do not allow homemade desserts of any type
Event menu prices are subject to current market values.
Prices are subject to change if the event is scheduled for more than 30 days after the booking. Please contact us for current prices within 30 days of the event. A 10.625% sales tax and 20% service charge* (*the service charge is associated with an 8.375% tax) will be added to all food purchases. The Sports Garden retains 100% of the 20% service charge; no amount is considered a gratuity to the server
Our General Manager, Service and Beverage Manager, and Executive Chef are available to discuss any special food requests you may have.
From small socials to large events, our team of service professionals is here to take away the worry and headaches out of planning your next gathering
We can plan an open bar, a cash bar, or use a ticket system to meet your bar service needs. Bar service is available upon request in our private rooms with a cost of $10 per hour per bartender. If your group exceeds $400.00 in bar sales, there is no charge for one bartender. If bar service is requested, a legal guardian must accompany all minors unless other arrangements have been made with The Sports Garden. All persons under 21 years old are not allowed in our private rooms after 10:00pm
If your function must be canceled, please contact us at least 60 days in advance. If you must cancel within 60 days of the event, the $200 room charge is nonrefundable. Also, the cost of all prepared food will be charged to your card
Decorations and Amenities
We cannot allow any item to be attached with nails, staples, tape, or adhesives to any painted surfaces. If you need to come in early to decorate, please contact us to make sure the room is available at that time. A TV and DVD player are available at no charge upon your request. Other Amenities: Contact The Sports Garden for current prices and availability. These amenities must be prearranged
- White Linen Table Clothes are included in room charge
White Linen Napkins
Included if meal price per person is $19.99
- Linen Pressing $10.00
- Disposable Cake Plates $20.00
- 8"Square, beveled Mirrors $2.00
- Candles and Votives $2.00
- Cake Cutting $1.25
Large Tray: 25 - 30 people; Small Tray: 10 - 20 people
Tortilla Chips and Salsa
$10.99 - $19.99
Tortilla chips served with a creamy and spicy vegetable salsa
Cheese and Cracker Tray
$55.99 - $79.99
Assorted crackers served with an assortment of sliced cheeses
Fresh Vegetable Tray
$45.99 - $69.99
An assortment of seasonally fresh garden vegetables served with our own ranch dressing for dipping
Fresh Fruit Tray
$49.99 - $74.99
A selection of seasonally fresh fruit with dipping sauce
Deli Meat Tray
$69.99 - $99.99
Roast beef, smoked ham, turkey breast, corned beef, and pastrami sliced and served with petite breads, mayonnaise, and Dijon mustard
$39.99 - $59.99
A creamy mixture with herbs and spices stuffed into hard-boiled egg whites
Specialty Smoked Fish Tray
Fresh-smoked whole salmon decorated with fruit and served with assorted crackers. A 10-day advance notice is necessary for us to have this item available
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce
A 10-day advance notice is necessary for us to have this item available
Each presentation of appetizers is intended for 20-25 people.
Jumbo Onion Rings
Served with your choice of ranch or blue cheese dressings
Your choice of Swedish or BBQ
Extra large wings! Choose from Buffalo, honey barbeque, or Louisiana with blue cheese or ranch dressing
The same great flavor choices as our original wings, but served boneless style
Breadsticks and Marinara
Soft, salted breadsticks served with marinara
Pizza and Bonotta Buffets
Add Grandma's Famous Marathon Spaghetti to any Pizza Buffet for an extra $1 per person.
Pizza, Bonotta, and Salad
Featuring our authentic thin crust Italian sausage, pepperoni, and cheese pizzas along with our Old World rolled pizza, the bonotta. Served with Italian bread sticks and marinara sauce. Choose a Caesar salad, or a salad of mixed greens with cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons, and our special house vinaigrette dressing
Gourmet Pizza, Bonotta, and Salad
Featuring our homemade thin crust pizzas along with our Old World rolled pizzas, bonottas, with some special combinations. Served with Italian bread sticks and marinara sauce. Choose a Caesar salad, or a salad of mixed greens with cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons, and our special house vinaigrette dressing. Choose three pizza toppings from the following list. Upon your request, traditionally topped pizzas can be added at no extra charge
Roasted Vegetable Pizza
Italian thin crust topped with kalamata olives, fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, and mozzarella cheese are the ingredients of a classic in the making
Garden Special Pizza
Our thin crust topped with fresh herb pizza sauce, Italian sausage, pepperoni, fresh mushrooms, onions green peppers, and mozzarella cheese (Bonottas not available)
Bacon Cheese Burger Pizza or Bonotta
Combining the American favorites, ground beef cooked with onions, thick-cut Applewood smoked bacon, American cheese, with our great Italian thin crust and fresh herb pizza sauce. Served with dill pickle slices
Southwest Barbecue Chicken Pizza or Bonotta
We use Grandma's own BBQ sauce on our Italian thin crust and top it with plump chicken chunks, red onion, cilantro, smoked gouda, and imported fontina cheese to give you a delicious, one-of-a-kind flavor
A combination of Italian sausage and pepperoni with fresh mushrooms makes this bonotta a favorite. Stuffed with melted mozzarella cheese and fresh herb pizza sauce
- Chicken Wild Rice
- New England Clam Chowder
- Creamy Tomato
- Spicy Chicken Tortilla
- Homemade Chili
- Black Bean with Ham
- Smoked Turkey Club Sub
- Hand carved Roast Beef
- Homemade Egg Salad
- Ham and Cheddar
- Chicken Wild Rice Salad
- Corned Beef and Swiss
- Pastrami and Fontina
Featuring Grandma's famous sweet jumbo rings, boneless chicken wings glazed with a spicy sweet Louisiana hot sauce with blue cheese or ranch dressing for dipping, meatballs smothered in Barbecue sauce, and Italian bread sticks with marinara sauce. This buffet also includes your choice of a Caesar salad or a mixed greens salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons, and our special house vinaigrette dressing
Main Course Buffets
Grandma's Marathon Spaghetti
Featuring Grandma's famous Marathon Spaghetti with meat and meatless sauce. Served with Italian bread sticks and marinara. Choose from a Caesar salad, or a mixed greens salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons, and our special house vinaigrette dressing
Pasta (Minimum 20 guests)
Choose two of the following sauces: Grandma's famous Marathon Spaghetti meat sauce, chicken Mornay sauce, or vegetable pasta primavera. Sauces are served with spaghetti and fettuccine pastas, Italian bread sticks and marinara sauce. This buffet includes a Caesar salad, or a salad mixed greens with cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons, and our special house vinaigrette dressing
Chef Carved Station
- Roast Turkey
minimum 100 guests
- Honey Glazed Ham
- Fennel Roasted Pork Loin
Prime Rib with Au jus
add $5 per guest
add $7 per guest
- Chicken Mornay Pasta
- Chicken Alfredo Pasta
- Pasta Primavera
- Citrus Bow-Tie Pasta
Fresh Atlantic Salmon
add $1 per person
- Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- Parsley-buttered Baby Red Potatoes
- Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
- Wild Rice Pilaf
- Saffron Rice
- Seasonal Steamed Fresh Vegetable Medley
- Glazed Baby Carrots
- Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Salad and Rolls
Fresh Garden Salad
with house dressing
- Caesar Salad
All entrées include a choice of either a garden salad with house-made dressing or a Caesar salad, and French bread rolls with sweet cream butter. All plated banquet dinner selections are limited to two entrée selections as a choice for your guests
Roasted Beef Tenderloin (minimum 20 guests)
Oven-roasted tenderloin, sliced, with a green peppercorn demi-glace, served with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables
Prime Rib (minimum 20 guests)
Tender cut of prime rib served au jus with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables
Sirloin with Gorgonzola
A char-grilled USDA Choice sirloin topped with Gorgonzola cheese, and served with parsley-buttered baby red potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables
Pan seared fresh Atlantic salmon topped with lemon caper butter, risotto with fresh seasonal vegetables
Fennel Roasted Pork Loin
Tender slices of center cut pork loin slowly roasted with fennel, garlic and fresh herbs, oven-roasted potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables
Scaloppine of chicken, sautéed, topped with sliced fresh mushrooms and a light Marsala wine sauce, and served with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables
Fettuccine pasta with our classic Parmigiano-Reggiano Alfredo sauce tossed with seasonal mixed vegetables
Roast Turkey (minimum 20 guests)
Tender breast of turkey with apple and cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, and fresh seasonal vegetables
Includes a variety of the following: New York Vanilla Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce, Chocolate Decadence, and your choice of Lemon or Raspberry Torte
Cookies and Brownies
Choose from Chocolate Chip Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Peanut Butter Cookies, or Brownies
Choose from New York Vanilla Cheesecake, Chocolate Decadence, or Tiramisu
- Coffee, Brewed Decaf $25.00
- Fruit Punch $20.00
- Alaskan Amber, Old Style Amber Ale
- Angry Orchard, Hard Apple Cider
- Bell's Two Hearted, India Pale Ale
- Bent Paddle Bent Hop, Golden IPA*
- Bent Paddle Cold Press, Coffee Ale*
- Blue Moon Belgian White Ale, Belgian Style Wheat
- Bud Light, American Light Lager
- Busch Light, American Light Lager
- Castle Danger Cream Ale, Cream Ale*
- Coors Light, American Light Lager
- Grandma's Trusty Old Brew, American Pale Ale*
- Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, American Porter
- Guinness Drought, Irish Dry Stout
- Lake Superior Oatmeal Stout*
- Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss, American Wheat Ale
Ask server for style
Ask server for style
- Michelob Golden Draft Light, American Light Lager
- Miller Lite, American Light Lager
- New Belgium Fat Tire, Amber Ale
- Odell IPA, American India Pale Ale
- Odell Seasonal
- Redd's Apple Ale, Apple Ale
- South Shore Nut Brown Ale, English Style Brown Ale
- Stella Artois, European Pale Lager
- Summit Extra Pale Ale, English Style Pale Ale*
- Bell's Oberon, Wheat Ale
- Bent Paddle Black (12oz Can) Ale*
- Budweiser, American Lager
- Bud Light, American Light Lager
- Bud Light Platinum, American Light Lager
- Coors Banquet, American Lager
- Coors Light, American Light Lager
- Corona, Pale Lager
- Dos Equis Lager, Pale Lager
- Grain Belt Premium, Pale Lager*
- Grain Belt Nordeast, Red Lager*
- Heinekin, European Pale Lager
- Kinky, Tropical Fruit Malt Beverage
- Labatt Blue, Canadian Pale Lager
- Lagunitas IPA, India Pale Ale
- Mich Golden Draft Light, American Light Lager
- Michelob Ultra, American Light Lager
- Mike's Hard Lemonade or Cranberry
- Miller High Life, American Lager
- Miller Genuine Draft, American Lager
- Miller Lite, American Light Lager
- Molson, Canadian Lager
- Odoul's N/A, Amber or Original
- PBR, (16oz Can) American Lager
- Rolling Rock, (16oz Can) American Pale Lager
- Smirnoff Ice, Citrus Malt Beverage
- Surly Furious, (16oz Can) India Pale Ale*
Our delicious "spiked pink lemonade" is made with Ciroc Red Berry vodka, lemonade, and strawberry puree and rimmed with sugar!
Prairie Cucumber Press
The summer drink! Prairie Cucumber vodka, Sprite, and a twist of lemon and lime!
Looking to "hang ten" on Park Point!? Start your day off with Revel Stoke Pineapple flavored whiskey and sour!
Canal Park Rum Runner
You don't have to run a marathon to enjoy this drink! Made with a blend of Captain Parrot Bay flavored rums, and juices!
Captain Coconut Rum and Tropical Red Bull combine to give you the perfect boost for summer!
A refreshing mix of UV Blue Raspberry vodka, lemonade, and Sprite
A Sports Garden classic!
Your choice of: Raspberry, Strawberry, Blueberry, Banana, Peach, Original (lime), Grape, Watermelon, Apple, and many more!
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Ratings and Reviews for The Sports Garden
Jul 04 2016
Tyler F. via Yelp
The fiancé and i got $5 pitchers! About three and they were all different! Gave us gut rot but when doesn't lemonade based drinks? We got the buffet and it...read more
Oct 22 2016
J M. via Yelp
We had our Groom's dinner here for our wedding, and were less than impressed. We fought with them and went to the corporate office to get them to offer lake...read more
May 29 2016
Shawn S. via Yelp
This is a huge space with a typical bar food menu and beer list. The taco salad was very good. I thought the service at the bar was fine and fast. This...read more