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American House-97

About American House Wood Fired Pizza

At American House Wood Fired Pizza we marry the freshest ingredients, an authentic Marra Forni wood fired brick pizza oven, and decades of culinary experience to make the perfect Neopolitan-style pizza.

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Wood Fired Pizzas

Wood-Fired Pizzas

  • El Paso

    • 10

    san marzano tomato sauce, garlic, basil, oregano

  • I Need A Miracle

    • 13

    san marzano tomato sauce, grana padano, fresh mozzarella, basil, olive oil

  • Ripple

    • 14

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano, ezzo pepperoni

  • Friend of the Devil

    • 14

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano, fennel sausage, roasted onions, basil

  • Estimated Prophet

    • 15

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, goat cheese, castelvetrano and kalamata olives, garlic, calabrian chiles, olive oil, charred tomatoes

  • Big Boss Man

    • 14

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano, meatballs, basil

  • The Other One

    • 15

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, fontina, red onion, ham, mushroom

  • High Times

    • 16

    parmesan cream, mozzarella, goat cheese leeks, cracked pepper, prosciutto, arugula, mikes hot honey

  • Big River

    • 16

    parmesan mornay, mozzarella, blackened shrimp, tasso, charred tomatoes, crispy brussels sprouts 

  • Cosmic Charlie

    • 15

    parmesean cream, mozzarella, mushrooms, rosemary, goat cheese, pine nuts, arugula, truffle oil

  • Jack Straw

    • 14

    parmesan mornay, mozzarella, fontina, fingerling potato, bacon, scallion, spicy sour cream

  • Franklins Tower

    • 14

    basil pesto, mozzarella, grana padano, chicken, tomatoes, spinach

  • Fire on the Mountain

    • 14

    BBQ sauce, mozzarella, chicken, red onion, poblano, cilantro

  • Gluten-Free Crust and Vegan Cheese Available

    We strive to accommodate our guests with special dietary needs by providing gluten-free options. However, please be advised that American House is neither a nut, nor gluten-free zone. American House cannot guarantee that any menu item will be completely free of any allergen in question.

     

    Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order or served raw. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Appetizers

Appetizers

  • Fried Mushrooms

    • 9

    crispy hand battered mushrooms, smoky chipotle ranch

  • Baked Goat Cheese

    • 12

    olives, garlic, charred tomatoes, calabrian chiles, focaccia 

  • Meatballs

    • 11

    baked beef and pork meatballs, marinara, grana padano

  • Garlic Cheese Bread

    • 11

    garlic herb butter, mozzarella, pecorino romano, marinara 

  • Crispy Brussels Sprouts

    • 8

    bacon onion jam, cider vinegar aioli, pecorino romano 

Salad/Soup

Salad/Soup

  • The Wedge

    • 12

    iceberg, tomato, bacon, blue cheese, hard boiled egg, buttermilk blue cheese dressing

  • Caesar

    • 11

    crisp romaine lettuce, herb croutons, ziti pasta, parmesan

  • Blue Cheese Pear

    • 12

    field greens, pear, blue cheese, spicy walnuts, roasted shallot vinaigrette

  • Mediterranean

    • 13

    romaine lettuce, roasted peppers, red onions, olives, pepperoncini, tomato, chickpeas, grana padano, croutons, green goddess dressing

  • Soup of the day

    • 7

Pasta

Pasta

  • Bucatini

    • 24

    beef short rib tomato ragu, rosemary ricotta, grana padano

  • Ziti

    • 18

    roasted chicken, charred cauliflower, spinach, olive oil, pepper flakes, garlic, herbs, pecorino romano

     

  • Chicken Parmesan

    • 22

    breaded chicken breast, egg pappardelle, marinara, mozzarella, parmesan, pepper flakes, basil 

Entrée

Entrée

  • Beef Tips & Frites

    • 28

    seared beef tenderloin tips, bordelaise, shaved brussels sprouts, bacon

  • Fish and Chips

    • 18

    beer battered cod, creamy slaw, herb rémoulade

  • Shrimp and Grits

    • 25

    organic stone ground grits, shrimp, charred onions, corn, brussels sprouts, tasso ham

  • Roasted Salmon

    • 30

    peppers, olives, garlic, artichokes, red onion, white beans, olive oil, zucchini, tomatoes, almond tasso gremolata 

  • Burger and Fries

    • 16

    8oz house ground chuck, bacon, aged cheddar, pickles

  • Michael P’s Crispy Black Bean Chipotle Burger

    • 14

    double stacked black bean chipotle patties, charred onions, muenster cheese, roasted tomato and jalapeno mayo, tomatillo salsa, served with fries 

Sides

Sides

  • Brussels and Bacon

    • 6
  • Field Greens Salad

    • 7
  • Caesar Side Salad

    • 7
  • Blackened Chicken Breast

    • 6
  • Blackened Shrimp

    • 7
  • Baguette and Butter

    • 3
  • Marinara

    • 1.50
  • House Ranch

    • 1.50

Wood Fired Pizzas

Wood-Fired Pizzas

  • El Paso

    • 10

    san marzano tomato sauce, garlic, basil, oregano

  • I Need A Miracle

    • 13

    san marzano tomato sauce, grana padano, fresh mozzarella, basil, olive oil

  • Ripple

    • 14

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano, ezzo pepperoni

  • Friend of the Devil

    • 14

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano, fennel sausage, roasted onions, basil

  • Estimated Prophet

    • 15

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, goat cheese, castelvetrano and kalamata olives, garlic, calabrian chiles, olive oil, charred tomatoes

  • Big Boss Man

    • 14

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, grana padano, meatballs, basil

  • The Other One

    • 15

    san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, fontina, red onion, ham, mushroom

  • High Times

    • 16

    parmesan cream, mozzarella, goat cheese leeks, cracked pepper, prosciutto, arugula, mikes hot honey

  • Big River

    • 16

    parmesan mornay, mozzarella, blackened shrimp, tasso, charred tomatoes, crispy brussels sprouts 

  • Cosmic Charlie

    • 15

    parmesean cream, mozzarella, mushrooms, rosemary, goat cheese, pine nuts, arugula, truffle oil

  • Jack Straw

    • 14

    parmesan mornay, mozzarella, fontina, fingerling potato, bacon, scallion, spicy sour cream

  • Franklins Tower

    • 14

    basil pesto, mozzarella, grana padano, chicken, tomatoes, spinach

  • Fire on the Mountain

    • 14

    BBQ sauce, mozzarella, chicken, red onion, poblano, cilantro

  • Gluten-Free Crust and Vegan Cheese Available

    We strive to accommodate our guests with special dietary needs by providing gluten-free options. However, please be advised that American House is neither a nut, nor gluten-free zone. American House cannot guarantee that any menu item will be completely free of any allergen in question.

     

    Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order or served raw. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Salad/Soup

Salad/Soup

  • The Wedge

    • 12

    iceberg, tomato, bacon, blue cheese, hard boiled egg, buttermilk blue cheese dressing

  • Caesar

    • 11

    crisp romaine lettuce, herb croutons, ziti pasta, parmesan

  • Blue Cheese Pear

    • 12

    field greens, pear, blue cheese, spicy walnuts, roasted shallot vinaigrette

  • Mediterranean

    • 13

    romaine lettuce, roasted peppers, red onions, olives, pepperoncini, tomato, chickpeas, grana padano, croutons, green goddess dressing

  • Soup of the day

    • 7

Appetizers

Dine-In Appetizers

  • Fried Mushrooms

    • 9

    crispy hand battered mushrooms, smoky chipotle ranch

  • Baked Goat Cheese

    • 12

    olives, garlic, charred tomatoes, calabrian chiles, focaccia 

  • Meatballs

    • 11

    baked beef and pork meatballs, marinara, grana padano

  • Papas Bravas

    • 10

    creamy fried potatoes, smokey chorizo, onion, cilantro, grana padano, salsa verde aioli

  • Crispy Brussel Sprouts

    • 8

    bacon onion jam, cider vinegar aioli, pecorino romano

  • Baked Jumbo Lump Crab

    • 20

    white cheddar, sherry cream, baguette

Pasta

Dine-In Pasta

  • Bucatini

    • 24

    beef short rib tomato ragu, rosemary ricotta, grana padano

  • Ziti

    • 18

    roasted chicken, charred cauliflower, spinach, olive oil, pepper flakes, garlic, herbs, pecorino romano

     

  • Pappardelle

    • 20

    fennel sausage, caramelized onions, mushrooms, walnuts, cream, pecorino romano

Entrée

Dine-In Entrée

  • Beef Tips & Frites

    • 28

    seared beef tenderloin tips, bordelaise, shaved brussels sprouts, bacon

  • Fish and Chips

    • 18

    beer battered cod, creamy slaw, herb rémoulade

  • Shrimp and Grits

    • 25

    organic stone ground grits, shrimp, charred onions, corn, brussels sprouts, tasso ham

  • Roasted Salmon

    • 32

    fingerling potatoes, spaghetti squash, parmesan, walnut pesto, apple horseradish slaw, watercress

  • Burger and Fries

    • 16

    8oz house ground chuck, bacon, aged cheddar, pickles

  • Michael P’s Crispy Black Bean Chipotle Burger

    • 14

    double stacked black bean chipotle patties, grilled onions, muenster cheese, roasted tomato and jalapeño mayo, tomatillo salsa served with fries

  • Charcuterie Board

    house selection of meats, cheeses, bread, fruit and condiments (ask your server for todays selection)

Sides

Sides

  • Brussels and Bacon

    • 6
  • Field Greens Salad

    • 7
  • Caesar Side Salad

    • 7
  • Blackened Chicken Breast

    • 6
  • Blackened Shrimp

    • 7
  • Baguette and Butter

    • 3
  • Marinara

    • 1.50
  • House Ranch

    • 1.50

Meet Our Executive Chef: Michael Peterson

American House Wood Fired Pizza is owned by Michael Peterson, a native of the area. Michael attended the world’s premier culinary college, The Culinary Institute of America, and trained in Paris at Le Grenadine. Michael has brought the finest dining experiences to Northern Michigan through his restaurants including Spencer Creek, Lulu’s Bistro and Siren Hall.

Executive Chef Michael Peterson of American House Wood Fired Pizza in Elk Rapids, Michigan

Carryout/Curbside Pickup & Limited Dine In service available. Call to place your order or to make reservations.

(231) 264-6062