Welcome

to MJ's!
French-American Steakhouse
(941-747-8032)

Private dining also available from 10 to 50 guests

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About

French-American Steakhouse
Michael John’s is an informal steakhouse, serving hearty French/American inspired cuisine together with specialty beers and wines, in a relaxed yet refined atmosphere. One of Manatee’s best restaurants, Michael John’s serves Iowa grain-fed prime cuts of beef and incredibly prepared local seafood. Reservations suggested
(Weekly specials for dine in only and only valid for parties up to 12 guests)
Automatic 18% Gratuity added for any party of 8 or more / $26 charge for Corkage
Week night Special Menu doesn’t apply for Holiday nights
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It's About

Food, Company & The Enjoyment of Both

Roasted Garlic

Herbs de Provence Roasted Garlic, Extra Virgin Olive oil & Balsamic Glacé dipping oil for Bread.

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Mussels

Prince Edward Island French Mussels in a White wine & Garlic butter Broth.

12

Calamari

Signature” Crispy Fried Calamari tossed in lemon-butter & banana pepper sauce with a side of Marinara.

13

Shrimp

Blackened Jumbo shrimp broiled with lemon, butter, herbs & garlic sauce. Served with Parmesan toast.

12

Escargot

Baked French Escargot in garlic butter sauce, Parmesan and Toast.

13

Brie

Honey Baked Brie with Candied Pecans, Raspberries & Toast (V).

12

Spicy Shrimp

MJ’s Batter Fried Firecracker Shrimp with Sweet Ginger & Hot Chili Dressing.

12

French Onion Soup

Silky smooth French onion soup with Sweet white onion, veal stock, topped with Gruyere cheese & Melba croutons

8

House Salad

Baby field greens & Romaine lettuce with tomato, cucumber, sweet onion, mushroom, herb roasted crouton & our House Dressing, Creamy Balsamic & Sherry Dressing.

7

Bartlett Pear & Goat Cheese Salad

Bartlett Pear, Baby Field greens, Crumbled Goat cheese, Candied Pecans, Organic berries, tossed with Raspberry & Port wine Vinaigrette

9

Creamy Gorgonzola &Tomato Soup with Croutons

6

Caesar Salad

(Anchovies 1)

Crisp Hearts of Romaine with Parmesan, Herb Roasted Crouton.

7

Signature” Beer & Cheddar (V)

Creamy potato soup with New castle and American 5 year aged white cheddar.

5

The Dirty Caesar

Like a Dirty Martini, we use Crisp Romaine tossed with Gorgonzola blue cheese, Spanish Manzanilla olives, hardboiled egg, parmesan cheese, garlic roasted croutons & Dirty Caesar vinaigrette.

8

Delmonico Ribeye (prime)

Cut from the Eye of the Rib, It is praised for its greater content of fat grains. Finished with our house garlic & herb butter

12oz.. 33 / 16oz.. 44 / 22oz.. 63

Cabernet Beef Tips

Add Gorgonzola Blue cheese 3

Seasoned Seared beef tips, garlic roasted button top mushrooms served with Cabernet Demi glace.

25

Filet Pinot

Dijon and Bleu Cheese crusted Filet Mignon served with a Raspberry-Pinot Noir Reduction

6oz.. 30 / 8oz.. 38

Filet Mignon

Filet Mignon, Herb Seasoned, Pan Seared and finished with our House garlic & herb butter

Add Shrimp 10

6oz.. 27 / 8oz.. 35 / 12oz.. 55 / 16oz.. 72

Liver and Onions

Pan Seared Calf Liver topped with roasted onions and mushrooms.

22

Raspberry and Port Wine Glazed Duck

Raspberry and Port wine glazed Maple Leaf Farms ½ Roasted Duck.

28

Le Cordon Bleu with Honey Champagne Mustard Sauce

Breaded and Roasted chicken breast stuffed with Black forest ham, Swiss cheese & wrapped in Prosciutto. Served with a Honey & Dijon Mustard Sauce.

25

Chicken John

Roasted chicken breast topped with Goat cheese, sundried tomatoes and Pesto cream sauce.

24

Chicken Marsala

Pan Seared Chicken breast finished with a Mushroom Marsala sauce & Parmesan cheese.

24

 

Beignet of Gulf Shrimp with Sweet chili Vinaigrette

Savory French battered and deep fried Jumbo Black tiger Shrimp dressed in our sweet & spicy chili vinaigrette.

25

Vegetarian Vegetable Plate

It is our pleasure to create a unique vegetarian entrée with any of our fresh garden vegetables & sides.

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Two Seasoned Lump Crab Cakes served with a spicy red chili Mayonnaise.

25

Potato Crusted Alaskan Codfish

Served with Sauce Piccata, Lemon butter or Port-wine.

22

 

Resin, Imperil IPA, Six Point Brewery, New York

Very floral. On the tongue the bitterness hits first, very grassy and herbal, piney and pithy. But there's sweet, bready malt balance to be sure, with slight notes of brown sugar and candied apple.

7

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale

English-style barrel-aged for six weeks in Lexington; mildly-carbonated, medium sweet, true Bourbon notes.

7

Fat Head, Head Hunter IPA

Head Hunter is an aggressively dry-hopped, West Coast-Style IPA with a huge hop display of pine, grapefruit, citrus and pineapple. A punch-you-in-the-mouth brew for those who truly love their hops!

7

Original Sin Cider

Hard cider made in Melbourne; tart/sweet balanced, medium dry finish.

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Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout

Subtle sweetness and fullness of flavor imparted by the milk sugar balances the sharpness of the highly roasted grains that give this delicious beer its black color.

7

Classic Gin or Vodka Martini

Bombay gin or Grey goose Vodka.

12

French 75

Invented at the Hemingway Bar, Ritz Carlton, Paris France. Bombay gin, Grand Marnier, lemon, simple sugar and champagne. Served in champagne glass.

12

Vodka

Knob Creek 10
Belvedere 10
Grey Goose 10
Titos 10
Absolute 8

Rum

Appleton 8
Cruzan 8
Burnetts 10
Captain Morgan Spiced 8

Liqueur

Baileys Irish Cream 10
Grand Marnier 11
Burnetts 10
Kahlua 10

MJ’s Margarita

Avion silver tequila, Grand Marnier, Agave nectar and lime juice.

12

Manhattan

Crown Royal, sweet vermouth, bitters and maraschino cherry.

12

Bourbon and Whiskey

Woodford Reserve 10
Crown Royal 10
Makers Mark 10
Jack Daniel 8
Canadian Club 8
Jim Beam 8

Gin

Hendricks 10
Bombay Sapphire 10
Beefeater 8

Coco Chanel Martini

Grey Goose or Belvedere vodka, Kahlua and cream.

12

Slow comfortable screw up against the Wall

Grey goose vodka, sloe gin liqueur, southern comfort, amaretto and orange juice.

12

Scotch

Glenlivet 12yr 14
Glenlivet 18yr 26
Johnnie Walker Black 12
Absolute 8

Tequilla

Avion, Anejo 2 year aged 14
Avion Repsado, 6 month 10
Johnnie Walker Black 12
Avion, Silver unaged 8

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941-747-8032