The Weekender Kitchen & Cocktails

Strawberry, Arizona

Thursday 4pm-8pm
Friday 11am - 8pm
Saturday-Sunday 9am-8pm

Bruschetta Board, Crispy Chicken Sandwich with Sweet Potato Waffle Fries, and Arancini

Or come in and enjoy the cozy cabin atmosphere or Sunday's big game—all with great food, and great company.

The Weekender is located at 7783 Ralls Dr. Strawberry, Arizona; tucked away in the Ponderosa pine trees and Manzanita bushes. Take the first exit left when heading north on Highway 260 from Payson.

The Weekender Bar and Grill Building, Front
The Weekender Menu

Boards & Apps

Meat & Cheese     18

Artisan meats & cheeses

Fruit & Cheese     18

Fresh seasonal fruit with selected cheeses

Caprese     14

Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil with balsamic reduction & pesto

Veggies & Hummus     14

Farm fresh veggies and homemade hummus dip

Arancini    9

5 homemade Italian risotto and mozzarella balls fried, with marinara

Garlic Knots    7

With ranch and marinara sauce

Shrimp Cocktail    12

6 prawns with cocktail sauce and horseradish

Bruschetta (Choose 3)    15

  • Fennel sausage and white bean
  • Fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, and balsamic
  • Prosciutto, brie, fig and onion jam 
  • Chef’s choice

Chorizo con Queso Dip     9

Blend of southwest cheeses, chorizo, sour cream, pico de gallo with chips

Fajita Quesadilla     10

Bell peppers, onions, grilled corn, black olives, pepper jack cheese, sour cream, and pico de gallo

  • Add Steak or Shrimp     4
  • Chicken     3

Basket of Onion Rings     9

With BBQ sauce & ranch

Between The Buns

Served with choice of fries, salad, soup or slaw (other sides $3 substitution charge)

(3) Sliders     11

  • (1) Cheeseburger with pickle
  • (1) Shaved prime rib with Horsey Mayo and onion straws
  • (1) Crispy chicken, marinara, and Mozzarella
  • Pulled pork, slaw, onion ring and BBQ sauce

The Club     14

Shaved turkey and ham, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, swiss cheese, and mayo

Corned Beef Reuben     14

Hot corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss with 1000 island dressing on marble rye

Steak Sandwich     16

Steak, roasted red bell peppers, green leaf lettuce, pickled red onions, pepper jack, with creamy horseradish sauce

Salmon B.L.T.     17

Grilled salmon, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion with basil aioli on a bun

Italian Sub    14

Hot pepperoni and salami, melted provolone, tomatoes, red onions, lettuce, banana peppers, and dressing

Southwest Grilled Chicken Sandwich     14

Spicy chicken breast with pepper jack, lettuce, tomato, onion & chipotle mayo on a bun

Crispy Chicken Sandwich    14

Fresh buttermilk chicken breast, aioli, and coleslaw

The Cubano    16

Pulled pork, shaved ham, swiss, pickles with dijon mustard on a toasted baguette

Grilled Bacon, Tomato, & Cheese    14

Melted mozzarella, Muenster, and American cheese with bacon & tomato

Build Your Own Burger     11

Lettuce, tomato, onions, aioli, and choice of cheese

  • Add bacon, mushrooms, caramelized onions, green chilies, jalapeños, fried egg     2 each
  • Add double meat     4


Make any salad a wrap with a side for $12

House Salad     8

Mixed greens, red onion, black olives, cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, croutons

  • Add chicken or shrimp      3
  • Add steak     5 

Caesar Salad     9

Romaine, fresh Parmesan, seasoned croutons & black pepper with house-made garlic anchovy dressing

  • Add chicken or shrimp     3
  • Add steak     5

Black & Bleu Steak Salad     16

Romaine lettuce, steak, tomatoes, red onions, bacon and bleu cheese crumbles

The Chop     14

Chopped greens and chicken, tomatoes, gorgonzola, and pine nuts tossed with white balsamic vinaigrette

Antipasto Salad     14

Chopped Romaine with select meat and cheese, tomatoes, olives, red onions, peppers, mozzarella and parmesan cheese

Southwest Crispy Chicken     14

Mixed greens with pico de gallo, black olives, grilled corn, pepper jack cheese, tortilla strips & chipotle ranch

Salmon Niçoise     18

Mixed greens with grilled salmon, baby potatoes, green beans, hardboiled egg, olives, red onion, tomatoes with lemon caper dressing

Grilled Pear & Brussels Sprouts     18

Chopped brussels sprouts, grilled pears, bleu cheese, cranberries, red onion, candied pecans, crispy onion straws tossed with a mustard vinaigrette

Featured Items

Served with choice of soup/salad and 1 side

Fish ‘n’ Chips     15

Beer battered cod, steak fries served with coleslaw and tartar sauce

Baked Mac N Cheese     13

Pulled pork, green chilies, and breaded crust

Tacos (Choice of 3)     15

Cabbage, pico de gallo, cilantro, & crema on white corn tortillas served with chips

  • Steak, chicken, shrimp, or crispy fish

Soup Of The Day

Chef’s Choice

  • Cup      5
  • Bowl     8


Tiramisu     6

Crème Brule Cheesecake     6

Strawberry Shortcake     6

Ice Cream     4

  • Add sundae     2

Catering With The Weekender

Have a catering request, or would you like to host a gathering at our restaurant? Submit your info below.

A Word From The Owner:

“Looking for the best food in town? Or maybe you’re looking for the best bar in town? Either way, you’re looking at the right menu! Take the last exit on the 260 South, Ralls Dr, for a great experience at The Weekender Bar & Grill.

This cozy cabin-turned-bar and grill is tucked away in the tall ponderosa pines and thick manzanita bushes, close enough to the highway for easy access, but far enough that deer, javelina, elk, and many kinds of birds will mosey right on up to our backyard water troughs.

Come taste our delicious dining in a classic mountain house pool room, or knock back a drink (or two) in our second storey bar. We’d love the opportunity to serve you great food and drinks and get to know you, too. Stop by any weekend!”

Owner, Josh Smith