Neptune: God of Baked Potatoes

There is no denying that a beautifully prepared steak is nothing without its perfect potato counterpart, and at Merrill & Houston’s, we understand that. Considering Wisconsin is the third largest producer of potatoes in the U.S., we know a thing or two about potatoes. Our array of potato choices that are guaranteed to perfectly complement your steak include: daily fresh-made garlic mashed potatoes; perfectly cheesy parmesan au gratin potatoes; golden, crispy french fries; and the classic baked potato that never lets you down. Whatever potato you’re in the mood for, we’ve got you covered. But what if we told you there’s a different type of potato offered, one so special that it’s only availab

The Unsung Heroes

They are the first ones in and the last ones out. You will never hear them complain and they know how to play hard and work even harder. They may never get their own cooking show, but without them, the entire restaurant would come crumbling down. Who are they? We're not talking about the servers, We're talking about the unsung heroes of the kitchen, the dishwashers. Behind those swinging kitchen doors is a dish crew that holds the entire operation together. No, really, they do. Think of dishwashers as the offensive linemen of the kitchen. They’re strong, quick and friendly off the field (kitchen), but focused when it’s time to get dirty (literally), and they’re always forgotten. Without them

Wisconsin's Cocktail

Bourbon or brandy? Sour or sweet? Those are the million dollar questions. If you’re ordering an Old Fashioned in Wisconsin, brandy sweet is the correct answer. That’s because the Brandy Old Fashioned is the (un)official cocktail of Wisconsin. Nationally, Old Fashioneds are typically made with rye or bourbon whiskey, but the true Wisconsin Old Fashioned is made with brandy -- Korbel by tradition. The Old Fashioned cocktail dates back to the 1800s when the bartender would give you the bottle of whiskey, rum, gin or whatever to fill your own glass after he prepared the sugar, bitters and water, and it was originally called the Whiskey Cocktail. Over time, bartenders put their own twist on the W

RESTAURANT HOURS

SUN - THU: 4:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

FRI & SAT: 4:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Bar: 4:00 p.m. - close

LOCATION

500 Pleasant Street

Beloit, Wisconsin 53511

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