Devil-ish Eggs
Candied Bacon

Gaufrette Chips
Gaufrette Chips | Blue Cheese Dip

Crispy Honey Chili Brussels
Honey | Chili | Lime

Smoked & Spiced Nuts
Marcona Almonds | Cashews

Marinated Olive
Assorted House Marinated Olives

Pickled Vegetable
Assorted House Pickled Vegetables


Cheese & Charcuterie
Wisconsin Cheese | House Jam | Spiced Nuts | Stone Ground Mustard

Chicken BLT Flatbread
Grilled Chicken | Smoked Cheddar | Candied Bacon | Arugula | Tomato | Roasted Tomato Aioli

Duck Egg Roll
Rice Noodle Salad | Housemade Duck Sauce

White Bean Hummus
Naan Bread

Dry Rub | Ranch Dipping Sauce

Wisconsin Cheese Curds
Ranch | Marinara Sauce

Soups & Salads

Chef’s Daily Soup Selection

Black Bean & Venison Chili Soup
Black Bean & Venison Chili | Cheddar Crisp | Cilantro Crème

Poke the Bear Chop Salad
Quinoa | Salumi | Roasted Corn | Tomato | Pumpkin Seed | Dried Cherry | Spinach | Wisconsin Chevre | Pesto Ranch

Chicken Caesar Salad
Grilled Chicken | Baby Romaine | Parmesan Croutons | Shaved Parmesan | Classic Caesar Dressing

Soba Noodle Salad
Soba Noodle | Chicken | Green Onion | Napa Cabbage | Red Pepper | Cashew | Thai Peanut Dressing


House made Chips

Cole Slaw

Crispy Honey Chili Brussels


German Potato Salad

Onion Rings

Handhelds & Entrees

Choice of House made Chips | Hand Cut French Fries | Onion Rings | Green Salad

Grilled Chicken Club
Double Smoked Bacon | Sundried Tomato Aioli

Pastrami Reuben
House Kraut | Wisconsin Swiss | Spicy 1000 Island Dressing

Salmon BL
Salmon | Roasted Red Pepper | Baby Arugula | Horseradish Aioli | Seven Grain Bread

Pulled Pork
BBQ Pulled Pork | Cole Slaw | Ground Mustard | Poke the Bear House made Barbecue Sauce

Poke The Bear BBQ Burger
Angus Pattie | Pulled Pork | Smoked Cheddar | Onion Ring | Poke the Bear House made Barbecue Sauce

French Dip
Prime Rib | Roasted Peppers | Mozzarella | Horseradish Aioli | Ajus | Crusty French Bread

Build Your Own Burger
Angus Pattie | Lettuce | Tomato |Onion
Extras: Smoked Cheddar Cheese, Swiss Cheese, American Cheese, Gorgonzola, Fried Egg, Pulled Pork, Extra Pattie


Big Bear Salmon
Lemon Pepper Salmon | Roasted Red Pepper Ragout | Garlic Couscous

Short Rib PlateBeef Ribs | PTB Savory BBQ Sauce |Creamy Coleslaw | Loaded Baked Potato with Candied Bacon, Cilantro Crema, Cheddar Cheese

Half ChickenHerbed Crispy Potatoes | Chicken Jus | Hericot Verts | Grilled Lemon

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Are you looking for a delicious new dinner restaurant Downtown Green Bay? Whether you’re a tourist or a long-time resident of our historic city, there’s so much to see and do here. When you’re winding down from a day of exploring our public museums, attending an energetic football game at Lambeau Field, enjoying the Hall of Fame or working in the city, nothing sounds more satisfying than a hearty meal in a warm, welcoming environment with a rich city history.

Located in the revitalized Hotel Northland, Poke the Bear is one of the best places to go for a casual dinner in Green Bay, WI. Offering fresh, fine-quality meals made only from local, sustainable ingredients and served in a warm, welcoming environment where we encourage enthusiasm about Green Bay football, Poke the Bear provides the perfect taste of Green Bay.


What can you expect to find on the menu at our family- and tradition-friendly restaurant? We use ingredients from local, sustainable sources to keep the money circulating around Green Bay, support our local growers and give you the freshest flavors and most nutritious foods in every meal you order from us. When you come to Poke the Bear for dinner, you have so many wholesome options to choose from on our original menu. Sample all our fresh, full-flavored specialties, including:

  • Local American Food: Looking for some hearty American classics? We have you covered. Dig into the full local flavors of our unique twists on burgers, fries, appetizers and more.
  • Green Bay Local Food: There’s no place like home, and for us, that means local Green Bay food and Wisconsin classics like fish fry, beer brats and other filling favorites. Try them all at Poke the Bear.
  • Cheese and Curds: There’s nothing like this rich Wisconsin classic. Our cheese and curds are always fresh and fully satisfying.

Pair your dinner with a delicious hand-crafted cocktail or hand-selected wine. We believe in supporting and uplifting our city in every way we can — from creating a traditional, fan-friendly environment where generations of fans can share sports stories, heritage and favorite sporting moments to boosting the local economy and building area business. Whatever you choose to eat, you’ll enjoy it in the warm environment we’re proud to consider one of the best new dinner restaurants in Green Bay, Wisconsin.


Whether you’re a hotel guest, a passing tourist, a hungry Green Bay resident, an avid Green Bay fan or a not a football fanatic at all, we invite you to come share in our warm, welcoming, classy environment. You can taste the flavors of Green Bay, enjoy a round of drinks, watch the latest game or bond with friends and family over your favorite memories. Experience the energy, excitement and enjoyment for yourself by stopping by one of the newest restaurants in Green Bay. We can’t wait to welcome you to Poke the Bear.

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