OUR KITCHEN MENU

Serving Hot Breakfast (Weekdays until 11:00 AM and Noon on the Weekends), Lunch and Dinner Every Day


5 ounce ground beef patties, infused with a special blend of spices and ingredients. cooked to order on ciabatta, or pretzel bun. We’re confident you will love this burger!

THE CUE-BALL  8

a delicious patty covered with sauteed red onions, bbq sauce and topped with melted cheddar cheese and tortilla strips for an outstanding crunch served on a bed of shredded romaine

JOE-ZONE LAYER 8

a burgersmiths treasure with smoked gouda melted over cajun cream and jalapeños, topped with onion strings served on baby spinach and pico de gallo

REGULARK  7

sliced provolone melted on top of your burger and served with spring greens, sliced pickles, red onions, sliced tomatoes

BLACK BEAN BURGER 8

seasoned black bean patty with spring greens, onions, tomato, avocado, topped with melted swiss and honey mustard on toasted ciabatta (vegan-friendly without cheese and sauce)

CAESAR 7.5

fresh romaine lettuce tossed with croutons, parmesan, and caesar dressing
HALF CAESAR 4

HOUSE SALAD 8.5

a mix of spinach, romaine, and spring greens topped with sliced turkey, diced tomato, sliced red onions, cucumber and croutons served with your choice of dressing
HALF HOUSE 4.5

THE VINNY 9.5

spinach and spring greens topped with prosciutto, chicken, tomato wedges, red onion, fresh basil, finished with shredded parmesan, toasted almond slices, and drizzled with our own strawberry vinaigrette
HALF VINNY 5

DRESSINGS

caesar, o&v, (our signature house made) avocado ranch, honey mustard, house ranch,strawberry vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette, 1000 island, and red pepper mayo

CUP 3.5

BOWL 4.5


 

MONDAY :: VEGAN VEGETABLE BARLEY

TUESDAY :: CORN CHOWDER

WEDNESDAY :: ROASTED RED PEPPER TORTILLA

THURSDAY :: POTATO CORN CHOWDER

FRIDAY :: MULLIGATAWNY

SATURDAY :: FRENCH ONION

SUNDAY :: HOMEMADE BEEF STEW

 

APPETIZERS & SNACKS

GRILLED CHEESE 3

your choice of cheese, butter toasted onsourdough or wheat

SPINACH & ARTICHOKE DIP 8

our take on a classic spinach and artichoke dip served with sourdough toastettes

BRUSCHETTA 7

toasted ciabatta slices topped with diced tomatoes, fresh basil, roasted red onions, drizzled with olive oil, balsamic reduction, finished with sea salt, cracked black pepper & parmesan

FETA BRUSCHETTA 7

diced onion, tomato, house dressing, oil & vinegar, parmesan & feta cheese

MOZBA TOAST 7

toasted ciabatta topped with marinara, melted mozzarella, chopped basil and balsamic reduction, cut into 8 bite-size pieces

CLUCK-Q CRISPS 7

toasted ciabatta topped with bbq chicken, sauteed onions, cheddar, bacon bits, diced jalapenos and chopped cilantro

TURKEY TORTILLA TOASTER 7.75

cut into 4 slices

TASTE-A-DILLA 7.75

cut into 4 slices

 

SIDES

COTTAGE CHEESE 2

GARLIC POTATOES 2.5

seasoned diced potatoes sauteed with garlic, butter, diced red onion, red pepper and topped with shredded parmesan

SAUTEED BROCCOLI & MUSHROOMS 2.5

sauteed in a red wine and garlic demi-glace

ZUCCHINI COLESLAW 2.5

spiral sliced zucchini noodles tossed in a lightly sweetened cilantro garlic cream sauce

RED PEPPER MAC N CHEDDAR 4

macaroni elbows covered with red pepper cream and baked cheddar cheese

SIDE SALAD 4

spinach, romaine, spring greens, red onion, diced tomato, egg, croutons, cheddar and choice of dressing

Cafe

Our barista's pour a good cup – come taste for yourself.

 

All of your favorite coffeeshop classics can be found, as well as a growing selection of specialty treats. Special dietary concerns? Check out what delicious vegan and gluten free options Gluten Frida has whipped up for you! Watch for our catering menu, coming soon, where you can even order your favorites for a get-together!

Bar

Camaraderie and Spirits featuring Nebraska Microbrews, Wines, and Liquors
and occasional live music, in a warm inviting atmosphere.

Happy Hour 4 – 6 p.m. daily.
Reduced Price Appetizers and $1 off brews, wines and cocktails

Delivery

Cottonwood has partnered with the Picnicker to
offer delivery to the surrounding Downtown Lincoln area

HOW TO ORDER

1. Customer may call Picnicker at [515] 808-2453 or order online at picnicker.co.
2. Picnicker picks up order and pays Cottonwood.
3. Customer pays Picnicker upon delivery, cash or credit card.

Delivery is available daily, between the hours of 9 AM and 9 PM.
Cottonwood (and the picnicker) can deliver anything the kitchen is serving:

Breakfast ends at 11 AM on weekdays and 12:00 PM on weekends.

Lunch is available from our mid-day menu.

The full lunch-dinner menu which includes appetizers and pastas is available after 1:30 PM daily.

 

ABOUT THE COTTONWOOD

Local art on the walls and live music add to the ambience of this eclectic and charming addition to the South Downtown. With bowling lane countertops and comfortable custom seating you can enjoy our top quality espresso drinks or coffee. Both are made with only Fair Trade, Organic, Shade Grown beans from around the world provided by Grounds for Change. Hungry? Order from our unique menu of sandwiches, paninis, wraps, burgers and pastas that are all fully customizable for individual tastes. You can always pick up a light snack, baked goods or desserts, and a cup of Zhena’s Gypsy Tea.

Cottonwood will have something for everyone with a common theme of grassroots camaraderie. If you’re an early riser you can come get a light breakfast or customizable breakfast burrito. If you prefer the night life you can come get a drink and watch the nights’ entertainment. If you just need a comfortable place to study Cottonwood has large tables, high speed internet, and plenty of outlets (and USB ports!)

With all of these options for morning, noon and night we are sure that the community will always have a good time at Cottonwood Café * Bistro * Bar.

Contact

 

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We’d love to know how you think we’re doing. If you had a great experience, super! If your last visit wasn’t what you expected, not so super, and that’s something we really want to know.

If you are a musician who would like to perform, or an artist who like to exhibit your work, you’re in the right place. Reach out to us and we’ll talk.

Cottonwood Cafe

440 South 11th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
402.937.7515
jmulberi@gmail.com

Hours of Operation

OPEN: WEEKDAYS 7:30 AM, WEEKENDS 8 AM
CLOSE: SUN-TUE 10 PM, WED/THUR MIDNIGHT, FRI/SAT 2 AM
*Please note that if the crowd clears and we have no scheduled events, we may close early on a slow night.