Royal Oak Restaurant Week: Dinner Options (Part Four)

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 dinner specials for this year’s Royal Oak Restaurant Week.


4-Course Dinner: $25

First Course – Choose One

Spinach/Artichoke dip

served with house made tortilla chips

Roasted Garlic

served with Chevre, roasted peppers & house made cristini Fried Pickles

served with ranch dipping sauce

Second Course – Choose One

Cup of The Soup of the Day

Ceasar Salad

Entrée – Choose One

Chicken Pot Pie – A Pronto! Classic.

Tender all white chicken breast, carrots, celery, onions, peas and potatoes blended in a light chicken veloute topped with a baked pastry crust

Cranberry Apple Chicken Quesadilla

Shredded chicken, dried cranberries, apple chutney, scallions, roasted onions & peppers with melted Monterey cheese. Served with cilantro sour cream.

Southwest Baked Pasta

Ancho chili rubbed chicken breast, red & yellow peppers, Spanish onions, cavatappi pasta in a chipotle cilantro cream sauce topped with Montererey Jack & pepper jack cheeses

Mediterranean Platter

Grilled Chicken breast, peppers and red onion over seasoned rice and served with a side of hummus, orzo and grilled pita



Salted Caramel Torte – Red Velvet – Lemon Coconut – Chocolate Ripple

Cantina Diablos


APPETIZER (Choose One)

Avocado Eggrolls(2 each)

Avocado, cilantro, roasted jalapeno, tomato and red onions

Camarones a la Diabla “Devilish Shrimp”

Shrimp seared in a fiery red sauce served with fresh flour tortillas and cilantro

Ceviche de Hongos “Mushroom Ceviche”

A fresh wild mushroom assortment, marinated and tossed with fresh vegetables

ENTRÉE (Choose One)

California Mahi Tacos

Two fresh flour tortillas filled with fresh mahi mahi, lettuce, tomato, pickled onions, avocado, cilantro crema and a side of mango bar-b-que salsa

Mac and Chili Cheese Relleno

Homemade Macaroni and cheese stuffed in a roasted poblano pepper, battered, rolled in tortilla bread crumbs and deep fried. Served with rice and a bean stew.

Stuffed Avocado

Zesty shredded chicken with fresh vegetables tossed in Lemon oregano vinaigrette, and then stuffed in a fresh avocado atop a bed of baby greens and tomato

DESSERT (Choose One)

Grilled Golden Pineapple Torta

A homemade masa shell filled with roast jalapeno chocolate, roasted pineapple compote and topped with cinnamon crema


Homemade dough rolled and fried to golden brown then topped with cinnamon sugar and honey

Fifth Avenue

DINNER: $15 & $25

Choice # 1

Choice of 3 appetizers and one dessert- $15

Choice # 2

Any one appetizer, Choice of freshly made delicious wrap, & dessert- $15

Choice #3

Any one appetizer, choice of one of our famous hand-tossed freshly baked pizzas & dessert – $25

526 Main


First Course – Choose One

Fresh Guacamole

Ripe Hass avocados, Bermuda onions, tomato, cilantro, garlic, spices, fresh lime juice and jalapenos. Served with fresh, hot, corn tortilla chips

Entrée – Choose One

Baja Fish Tacos

Fresh Mahi-Mahi fried in Pacifico beer batter or grilled. Served on soft corn or flour tortillas topped with mango salsa and shredded iceberg lettuce.

Wet Burrito

A large flour tortilla filled with shredded chicken, cheese,beans and our smokey red sauce. Topped with more smokey red sauce, Muenster cheese, lettuce and pico de gallo

**Try it as a Chimichanga and deep fry it!

Dessert – Choose One


Light, crispy sticks of strawberry filled dough fried and tossed in cinnamon and sugar and served with a scoop of Ray’s vanilla bean ice cream – Garnished with strawberry syrup and powdered sugar

Tom’s Oyster Bar


First Course – Choose One

Caesar salad

Seafood Chili or Clam Chowder

Sweet Chili Ginger Shrimp

2nd Course – Choose One

Seafood Risotto

(small shrimp, bay scallops, crab in lobster base, with spinach)

Pan Seared Salmon

topped with lemon basil cream sauce, served with broccoli

Walnut Crusted Whitefish

with amaretto cream sauce with grilled asparagus

Dessert – Choose One

Homemade Crème Brule with fresh berries

Homemade Bread pudding

Homemade key Lime Pie



First Course – Choose One

Ariel Shrimp

Sautéed gulf shrimp and tomatoes in a poppy seed and red pepper butter sauce with an arugula salad

Baked onion soup

Trio of onions with Dubbel and sherry baked with provolone and Asiago cheeses

Mushroom tart

Wild mushrooms in a short crust pastry with a truffle custard

Entrée – Choose One

Maple glazed salmon

Pan roasted salmon topped with a hazelnut maple glaze served over pea risotto

Chicken chasseur

Roasted chicken with a white wine and tarragon sauce served with roasted redskin potatoes and glazed baby carrots

Grilled rib eye

Hand cut rib eye steak with a brie and sundried tomato mousse served with stoemp and seasonal vegetables

Quinoa stuffed bell peppers

Bell peppers stuffed with quinoa and braised in a tomato sauce

Dessert – Choose One

Strawberry shortcake

Garden fresh strawberries and Chantilly cream with rosemary shortbread

Pot du crème

Sticky toffee pudding

Traditional sticky toffee pudding with crème anglaise

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Mike G

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.