Motor® Bar & Restaurant Menu
Bold American classics, served up in classic Harley-Davidson style.
Crispy potato skins loaded with house smoked BBQ pork, Cheddar cheese, jalapenos and sour cream. 7.95
BIG & TWISTED PRETZELS
Two German style soft pretzels supplied by Milwaukee’s own Miller Bakery served with horseradish mustard and cheese sauce. 8.95
Thick-cut, beer-battered and crispy-fried. Served with buttermilk bleu cheese dressing. 6.95
Thick Cut Potato Chips
Hand sliced potato chips fried to order with a side of jalapeno ranch. 6.95
Wisconsin Cheese Curds
Golden fried cheddar cheese curds with creamy buttermilk ranch dressing. Traditional or Buffalo. 8.95
Your choice of BBQ or Buffalo served with either bleu cheese or ranch dressing. 9.95
Grilled Sausage Cuts
Chef’s daily choice served with Cheddar and pepper jack cheese, home-style sauerkraut, horseradish mustard, rye toast points and cranberry-orange chutney. 12.95
COUNTRY ROAD LEMONADE
Lemonade and cranberry juice mixed with strawberry puree. 4.00
Hand-crafted from freshly squeezed limes and the perfect amount of fresh thyme. 4.00
SPRECHER ROOT BEER
This truly old-fashioned soda has the rich, creamy flavor that only comes from using pure Wisconsin honey direct from the combs. 5.00
SPRECHER LO-CAL ROOT BEER
Sprecher Lo-Cal Root Beer soda is prepared in a hand-made, gas-fired kettle, creating a delicate caramelization of sugars that results in a fusion of flavor. 5.00
Sprecher Cream Soda
Wisconsin honey and pure vanilla are carefully blended in a gas-fired kettle, creating a delicate caramelization of sugars that results in a fusion of flavor. 5.00
SPRECHER ORANGE DREAM
Enjoy this super citrus drink of natural orange flavors, honey and vanilla for a creamy, dreamy taste experience that’s over the moon. 5.00
SPRECHER CHERRY COLA
Sprecher Cherry Cola is a masterful blend of Wisconsin’s own Door County cherry juice, raw honey, the finest cola extract, and a handful of select spices. It is cooked to perfection in gas-fired brew kettles, then lightly carbonated for refreshment that tickles the taste buds with an array of pleasing flavors. 5.00
Sprecher Ginger Ale
Its complex flavor is very dry on the palate, combining the bite of ginger ale with a surprising hint of oak. A truly unique taste experience. 5.00
GERTIE, GET ME A BEER...
This photo, taken in 1948 at the Peoria Motorcycle Club’s clubhouse, could just as well have been taken today at Motor. Here we encourage you to have just as much fun as these good folks did. You’ve got more in common with your fellow patrons than you think. So go ahead, get to know the table next to you, enjoy the camaraderie of shared interests and a love of food and drink.
FLATHEAD FLATBREADS & SOUPS
A classic you’ll crave, with tomatoes, basil, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. 9.95
House made tomato sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella, Parmesan and fresh basil. 10.95
Chorizo, Mexican cheeses, grilled onions and peppers, house made enchilada sauce and fresh cilantro. 12.95
We threw chicken, beef, and veggies into a pot and let the flavors do their thing. 5.95
With Wisconsin cheddar, red onions, and sour cream, it packs a wallop to your taste buds. 6.95
TOMATO BASIL SOUP
Soup to warm your soul. Our creamy tomato basil soup is simmered for two hours with fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and a splash of cream. 5.50
SOUP OF THE DAY
Ask your server for today’s selection. 5.95
Add Chicken 2.95, Add Marinated Skirt Steak 5.95, Add Cajun Spiced Grilled Shrimp 5.95
“All of our lettuces are sustainable sourced from Milwaukee’s own Growing Power Inc.”
SMOKE HOUSE CHICKEN
Romaine lettuce, radicchio, house smoked chicken, cherry tomatoes, candied pecans, bleu cheese and tart dried cherries garnished with granny smith apples and tossed in our balsamic vinaigrette. 9.95
Pan seared shrimp on a bed of spinach with corn relish, grape tomatoes, black beans, pepper jack cheese and a guajillo pepper dressing. 12.95
Marinated char-grilled skirt steak served over romaine lettuce, radicchio, tomatoes, red onions, roasted peppers and bleu cheese tossed in our buttermilk bleu cheese dressing. 14.95
Crisp romaine lettuce with house made garlic-Parmesan croutons and freshly shaved Parmesan cheese tossed in our creamy garlic dressing. 9.50 Add Chicken 2.00
BURGERS & SLIDERS
*BURGER OF THE MONTH
Our monthly “over the top” burger.
*STUFFED MOTOR BURGER
Bacon and cheddar cheese stuffed in the middle of our fresh ground chuck burger, topped with our signature BBQ sauce. Served with fries. 12.95
With cranberry-apricot chutney, creamy Brie cheese, rosemary spiced aioli and spinach. Served with fries. 9.95
BUILD YOUR OWN BURGER OR GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH
Four-napkin goodness topped with lettuce, tomato, bread and butter pickles, onions and our secret sauce.
Served with fries. 9.95
CHOOSE YOUR CHEESE
American, Swiss, cheddar, provolone, or bleu.
TOP IT OFF
Applewood smoked bacon, jalapeños, grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, grilled peppers, fried egg .95 each
Pulled marinated grilled chicken topped with bleu cheese spread. Served with “mini” fries. 9.95
Fresh ground chuck topped with Wisconsin cheddar, grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, and secret sauce. Served with “mini” fries. 9.95
Short Rib Sloppy Joe
Braised and pulled short ribs topped with spinach and pickled red onions. Served with “mini” fries. 9.95
NOT SO PHILLY CHEESESTEAK
Au jus simmered roast beef stuffed in a hoagie bun with giardinare, caramelized onions and our house made Cheddar cheese sauce. Served with a side of au jus and fries. 11.95
BBQ PULLED PORK SANDWICH
Slow-roasted, hand-pulled pork topped with creamy coleslaw, crispy onion, and our signature BBQ sauce. Served with fries. 9.95
BAGGER BRAT REUBEN
Wisconsin-style Rueben with bratwurst, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on rye bread. Served with fries. 9.95
SOUPED-UP GRILLED CHEESE
Stuffed with mozzarella and provolone cheeses and our famous fried Cheddar cheese curds. Served with our house made tomato-basil soup. 8.95 Add Smoked Bacon or Ham. 2.00 each
CRISPY BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH
Better than a roadside attraction. Crispy chicken topped with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and Russian dressing. Served with fries. 9.95
GRILLED VEGETABLE SANDWICH
Portobello mushrooms, roasted peppers, red onions, spinach, and provolone cheese with an herb aïoli on a rosemary foccacia roll. Served with fries. 9.95
Who Needs A Side Car?
An interest in motorcycling has always brought people together, sometimes in ways one would never imagine, as shown in this photo from 50 years ago. It shows just how far motorcycle clubs have come. In the 1950s, club members wore uniforms that included dress shirts, ties, polished boots, and captain-style hats.
HICKORY SMOKED BABY BACK RIBS
Put some South in yo' mouth with our lean, meaty, and hickory slow-smoked ribs. Half Slab 16.95, Full Slab 26.95
DOUBLE BBQ COMBO Choose two; 1/3 slab ribs – pulled pork – slow smoked brisket, or 1/4 smoked chicken. 16.95 TRIPLE BBQ COMBO Choose three; 1/3 slab ribs – pulled pork – slow smoked brisket, or 1/4 smoked chicken. 21.95
ENTREES & SIDES
Three flour tortillas stuffed with crispy cod, Napa cabbage, queso fresco, chipotle cream and pico de gallo. Served with fries. 12.95
WISCONSIN FISH FRY
Beer-battered and golden fried with crispy French fries, jicama slaw, house made cornbread and tartar sauce. ALL YOU CAN EAT FRIDAY’S from 5:00 p.m.-close. 13.95
MAC & CHEESE
Elbow macaroni tossed in our house made sharp Cheddar cheese sauce. Topped with panko bread crumbs and baked until golden brown. 9.95
A traditional foot-long Coney dog topped with our award-winning chili, diced red onions and Wisconsin Cheddar cheese sauce. Served with fries. 12.95
A 12 ounce grilled pork chop topped with a smoky mustard-stout glaze and served with bacon mashed redskin potatoes and pan fried Brussel sprouts. 21.95
FETTUCCINI & MEATBALLS
Fettuccini tossed in a spicy vodka marinara with “Ultra Classic” meatballs, shaved Parmesan cheese, fresh basil and a side of garlic foccacia toast. 11.95
Our take on this classic. Our award-winning chili over pasta, covered with provolone and cheddar cheese, and topped with red onion. 10.95
BUCKET OF FRIES
MAC & CHEESE
PACKED TO THE GILLS
Originally a Friday tradition, fish fries have become a way of life in Wisconsin. William A. Davidson and William S. Harley were certainly looking forward to a feast back in 1923 after they scored big-time at a local fishing hole. One taste of our recipe and you’ll think it’s the best in town. And that’s no fish story
Served with crumble topping, vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce. 6.95
TWIN ENGINE SUNDAE
It’s been a long ride, so treat yourself with this ice cream sundae topped with everything we can think of except the kitchen sink. 8.95
GEORGIA PEACH COBBLER
Inspired by a ride down a country road in Georgia one August during peach season. Topped with vanilla ice cream. 6.95
*Notice: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry and seafood may increase your risk of food borne illness.
CLOSED FOR PRIVATE EVENTS
Last seating at 2:00 p.m.
on the following day(s):
Tuesday, August 19
Tuesday, August 26
Saturday, September 6
Tuesday, September 16
Saturday, September 20
Monday, September 29
Friday, October 10
Monday, October 13
Tuesday, October 21
Saturday, October 25
Friday, December 12
MOTOR® is closed all day:
Saturday, August 2
Tuesday, November 11
Motor Bar & Restaurant is open:
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.,
Sunday through Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.,
Thursday through Saturday
Not necessary, but suggested for groups of eight or more. Call 414.287.2778 and push 1 or make online reservation via OpenTable.
Cash and credit cards accepted:
American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, VISA.
HOST YOUR NEXT EVENT AT MOTOR
Whether it’s a business meeting or a birthday bash, call our Event Planner at 414.287.2778.
- Happy Hour Monday-Friday –
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy 5.00 wine, 2.50 PBR Cans, and 4.00 select drafts.
- Sunday and Monday Family Days for Museum Members – save 20% on your total bill.
- Every Friday, enjoy our all you can eat Wisconsin Fish Fry from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for 13.95.
- Free shuffleboard every day.
|Adults (18-64 years):||$18|
|Children (5-17 years):||$10|
|Children (under 5):||Free with Adult|
|Seniors (65+):||$12 (with ID)|
|Military & Students:||$12 (with ID)|
|H-D Museum Members:||Free|
HOURS AND LOCATION
Open everyday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. anduntil 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays
400 W Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201
1-877-HD-MUSEUM or 414-287-2789
PARKING AND DIRECTIONS
Conveniently located off I-94, you'll find the Museum at the crossroads of 6th and Canal Streets.
FREE PARKING for approximately 500 cars or 1,000 motorcycles is available on the streets of the Museum grounds and in the Parking Gardens located across the street from the Museum. Entry to the Parking Gardens is from Canal Street. Overnight parking or camping is not permitted on-site.