Royal Oak Restaurant Week: Lunch Options (Part One)

44754_399526633471936_1993775680_n (1)Here it is, the thick of it: Royal Oak Restaurant Week. There’s a lot of information to digest, which is why we’re here. The deliciousness we all face while walking the streets of downtown Royal Oak is already overwhelming, and now with this week’s specials, you start to wonder who’s in charge, your brain or your stomach.

Here are the lunch specials for this year’s Royal Oak Restaurant Week.

Black Finn

Lunch & Dinner Options: $15 & $25

First Course – Choose One

BlackFinn House Salad

Field greens, romaine, shaved parmesan, kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, pine nuts, red onion, buttermilk parmesan dressing

French Onion Soup

Entrée – Choose One

$15 – Stir Fry – Choice of Shrimp or Chicken

noodles, broccoli, napa cabbage, red and yellow peppers, carrots, green onions, mushrooms

$25 – Ginger Tuna

Sushi grade ahi steak, stir fry vegetables, smashed rice cake, citrus soy

Dessert – Choose One

BlackFinn Hot Chocolate

Fallen chocolate and peanut butter soufflé served warm, vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, caramel drizzle

Individual Key Lime Pie

Classic graham cracker crust, fresh lime custard, whipped cream, raspberry sauce


LUNCH: $15

1st COURSE – SOUP Choose a Soup of the Day


Pronto! Pasta

Our special version of Mac-n-Cheese. Layers of penne pasta, sharp cheddar, dill havarti, and Monterrey Jack with a hint of scallions. Topped with golden panko breadcrumbs

Smac and Cheese

Elbow macaroni, diced chicken and sliced mushrooms in a creamy dill sauce topped with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese & crumbled crisp bacon

Santa Fe Chopped

Diced mangos, jicama, white beans, tomato, red onion rings, shredded pepper jack cheese with grilled diced chicken tossed with our house made chile-lime vinaigrette served on a bed of chopped greens and house made tortilla chips

14 – Vegetarian Roulade Sandwich

Pronto! signature sandwich! Hummus, avocado, tomato, red onion, lettuce, sunflower seeds rolled in whole wheat lawash

608 Club Sandwich

Grilled chicken breast, bacon, melted dill havarti & cheddar cheeses, lettuce and tomato. Served with peppercorn ranch dressing on a grilled Kaiser roll

Dutch Delight Sandwich

Roasted turkey breast, smoked Gouda, avocado, red pepper mayo, tomato and lettuce on grilled pumpernickel

Tummy Luv Gourmet Dessert – Choose One

Chocolate Ripple Bar / Red Velvet Cupcake / Caramel Apple Bar

Gemmayze Lebanese Kitchen and Lounge


First Course – Choose One

Lebanee, Hummous or Baba Ghannouch – Served w/ Pita Bread

Entrée – Choose two of the following kabobs:

Note: Entrée served with Rice, Vegetable Medley and Toum

Beef Tenderloin – Shish Tawook – Swordfish – Shish Kafta



Lily’s Seafood & Brewery

LUNCH: $15

First Course – Choose One

Lily’s Creole Soup

Our Signature Soup! A Creole creation w/ authentic Andouille sausage, crawfish tails and tender chicken breast all set adrift in a hearty broth of chunky tomatoes and fresh garden vegetables.

Soup Du jour

Ask your server for today’s homemade selection.

Lily’s Classic Caesar

Lily’s classic salad of crisp romaine lettuce, house-made croutons and aged parmesan tossed w/ our creamy Caesar dressing and garnished w/ imported anchovy fillets.

Fusion Salad

A petite version of our signature salad, crisp romaine tossed with our creamy green goddess dressing and garnished with tart dried cranberries, huntsman cheese, Cajun candied walnuts, crisp cucumber and slivered red onion.

Lunch Entrée – Choose One

Oyster Po-Boy

Plump juicy oyster selects dusted with a seasoned cornmeal, flash fried till golden and served with chopped romaine, banana pepper relish and creamy remoulade on a toasted baguette. Served with crunchy seasoned fries and a dill pickle slice.

Smoked Salmon Reuben

House smoked pastrami spiced salmon, crunchy slaw, Swiss, and Russian dressing on grilled marbled rye. Served with hand cut sweet potato fries and a slice of dill pickle.

Dessert – Choose One

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Silky oreo crusted chocolate cheesecake studded with chocolate chips, complimented w/ a forest berry reduction and finished w/ vanilla mousse.

Strawberry & Vanilla Mousse Parfait

Sweet ripe strawberries layered with a rich vanilla mousse



Guinness Fish & Chips, served with O’Tooles’ Side Salad

& Homemade Car Bomb Brownie


O’Tooles Award Winning “Double Slab” BBQ Ribs

Served with Fries & Creamy Coleslaw – or – O’Tooles Side Salad & Homemade Car Bomb Brownies

Oxford Inn

LUNCH: $15


Fresh mixed green salad- served with choice of dressing


Main Street Chicken

An original favorite! A tender marinated breast of chicken coated with Italian bread crumbs and slivered almonds. Grilled and served with a side of mustard sauce

Broiled Salmon

Fresh Atlantic salmon broiled to perfection.

Pasta Carlo

Angel hair pasta tossed with fresh garlic, spinach and tomatoes


A warm rich chocolate covered brownie. Served with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with chocolate topping




Spinach and Artichoke Dip


Fresh tossed Caesar salad


Filet Mignon

The most tender and leanest of steaks charbroiled to perfection

Sea Scallops

Fresh sea scallops seasoned with a hint of lemon and charbroiled.

Barbecued Rib and Coconut Shrimp Combo

Special cut baby back ribs that will fall off the bones, carmelized with our famous bbq sauce. Accompanied with jumbo butterflied shrimp hand dipped and battered then rolled with fresh breaded coconut flakes.


Sander’s Hot Fudge Cream Puff

Rock on Third


First Course – Choose One

Antipasto Plate

Italian Meat & Cheeses with Olives and Pepperoncinis

Michigan Harvest Salad

Spring Mix with Strawberries, Crumbled Blue Cheese, & Walnuts Served with a Raspberry Vinaigrette

Italian Chopped Salad

Petite Cut Vegetables with Cabbage, Grated Cheese and House Vinaigrette

Entrée – Choose One

½ Slab Baby Back Ribs

“Fallin’ Off The Bones” served with roasted potatoes and Garlic Bread Our ribs are slow cooked, sauced and finished off on the charbroiler

Cheese Tortellini

Cheese tortellini in a light garlic cream sauce placed upon rosemary marinara

Served with Garlic Bread

Tortellini Bolognese

Cheese tortellini smothered in our delicious homemade meat sauce


Our famous meat sauce…. topped with baked mozzarella

Chicken Parmesan

Lightly breaded chicken topped with our famous meat sauce & melted mozzarella

Served with a side of spaghetti & garlic bread.

Dessert – Choose One


Strawberries Available Upon Request

Double Layer Chocolate Cake

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Mike G is a songwriter and local musician, freelance writer, baseball enthusiast, lover of travel, and a terrible mechanic. When MJ graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Creative Writing, he was immediately barraged with 'questions' of "What are you gonna do, teach?" He is determined to not get a job teaching. So far, so good. With music, MJ's traveled the country touring on his songs. Having spent time in places from Chicago to Seattle, LA to New Orleans, and Nashville to NYC, he is convinced that Detroit and its 'burbs have the the highest concentration of 'native' songwriting talent anywhere. Eat it, New York. You too, LA. MJ started writing for the Urbane Life in the summer of 2011. He also writes for a handful of other websites as well as an immigration lawyer. He used to work in a publishing house. He's glad he's out.