Cherokee Steakhouse Menu


Fried Pickles


Dill pickle chips tossed in our house batter and served with homemade ranch dressing.

Cheese Logs


Five jumbo, hand-breaded mozzarella cheese logs served with homemade marinara.

Onion Rings


Colossal hand-battered onion rings served with homemade ranch dressing.

Breaded Mushrooms


One dozen breaded mushrooms deep fried and served with homemade sweet and sour sauce.

Hot Wings


One dozen breaded jumbo wings served with hot sauce and your choice of homemade ranch or blue cheese dressing.

Spinach Artichoke Dip


Creamy spinach and artichoke dip served with tri-color tortilla chips and garnished with Parmesan cheese.

Pretzel Bites


Soft and chewy bite sized pretzels served with our homemade beer cheese dip.

Crab Rolls


One dozen Cherokee famous crab rolls served with homemade sweet and sour sauce.


Crab Cakes


Two jumbo lump blue crab cakes topped with cajun remoulade sauce garnished with fresh dill and a lemon wheel.

Boom-Boom Shrimp


Eight jumbo, hand-breaded shrimp tossed in our secret sweet and spicy aioli.

Shrimp on Ice

6 pcs. $7 |  9 pcs. $10

Six or nine pieces of perfectly boiled shrimp served chilled with homemade cocktail sauce.

Lighter Fare

Salad Dressings
Homemade Ranch | Homemade Blue Cheese | Homemade Italian | Honey Mustard | Balsamic Vinaigrette | Raspberry Vinaigrette | Catalina | Caesar | 1000 Island

Commodore Chef Salad


Fresh leafy greens accompanied by grape tomatoes, red onion, shredded cheddar and jack cheese, cucumbers, crispy bacon, carrots, croutons and a boiled egg.

Dockside Caesar Salad


Fresh, crisp romaine lettuce, croutons and fresh shredded Parmesan cheese tossed in Caesar dressing.

Salad Add On
Salmon or Sirloin Tips


Add Salmon or Certified Angus Beef® Sirloin Tips to any of our salads

Salad Add On
Chicken or Shrimp


Add Grilled / Blackened / Fried Chicken or Shrimp to any of our salads.

Vegetable Plate


Choice of any three fresh, house-prepared vegetables. Sub salad or soup for side item $2.

Chef’s Daily Soup & Salad


Choice of a house or Caesar salad and Chef’s Daily soup selection.


All Favorites are served with a side item.
*Combos come with a side and salad.
— Add a side salad or soup for $3 —

“The Burger”


Half pound of fresh, in-house, Certified Angus Beef® ground beef, served on a brioche bun fully dressed with your choice of cheese. All burgers are cooked to medium well temperature. Add onion ring $1.

Steak and Shrimp*


10-oz. Certified Angus Beef® N.Y. strip, served with a full skewer of shrimp, drawn butter side and a salad.

Fish Tacos


Three Mahi Mahi tacos, served in warm flour tortillas topped with fresh homemade pico de gallo, cilantro lime slaw, cotija cheese and spicy tomatillo salsa.

Hawaiian Chicken


Grilled chicken breast topped with a grilled pineapple and our teriyaki sauce.

Prime Rib Sandwich


Thinly sliced, in-house baked Certified Angus Beef® prime rib, served on a hoagie roll with deep-fried red onions and au jus.

The Riverboat Special*


10-oz. Certified Angus Beef® N.Y. strip, served with five hand-breaded jumbo shrimp served with house-made cocktail sauce side and a salad.

Cumberland River Catfish Sandwich


Large fried or blackened catfish filet, served on a brioche bun with tartar sauce and fully dressed. Add cheese for $1

Cajun Chicken Sandwich


Chicken breast grilled or blackened, served fully dressed with mozzarella cheese, homemade special sauce and topped with a homemade onion ring.

Chicken Tenders


Jumbo chicken tenderloins grilled, blackened or fried to perfection served with honey mustard or Sherin sauce

Ground Steak


Three-quarter pountd of in-house Certified Angus Beef® ground sirloin, seasoned and grilled to medium well.

Surf and Turf*

Market Price

6-oz. hand-cut Certified Angus Beef® petite filet accompanied with a large Maine lobster tail, served with drawn butter side and a salad.

Yacht Club Pasta


Blackened chicken, served atop al dente angel hair pasta with our homemade marinara and garnished with Parmesan cheese.

Blackened Chicken Pasta


Blackened chicken, served atop al dente angel hair pasta with homemade cajun cream sauce and garnished with scallions, diced tomatoes and Parmesan cheese.

Butcher Block

Cherokee serves Certified Angus Beef® that is hand-selected and cut in-house daily by our butcher, served with a side, salad or homemade soup.

Steak Temperatures:
Rare – Cool Red Center | Medium Rare – Warm Red Center | Medium – Hot Pink Center | Medium Well – Very Little Pink | Well Done – No Pink

N.Y. Strip

10-oz. $17 / 14-oz. $24

Certified Angus Beef® N.Y. strip seasoned with our house Cherokee seasoning and grilled to perfection.

Bilbo’s Ribeye

12-oz. $24

Certified Angus Beef® perfectly marbled cut Seasoned with our house Cherokee seasoning and grilled to perfection.

Club Ribeye


“The most flavorful steak in the house” Certified Angus Beef® 20-oz., bone-in ribeye seasoned with our house Cherokee seasoning and grilled to perfection.


7-oz. $14 / 12-oz. $18

Certified Angus Beef® top sirloin seasoned with our house Cherokee seasoning and grilled to perfection.

Sirloin for Two


Two pounds of Certified Angus Beef® sirloin seasoned with our house Cherokee seasoning and grilled to perfection. Served with two sides and two salads.

Sirloin Tips


Certified Angus Beef® top sirloin tips seasoned with house Cherokee Seasoning and grilled to perfection, served atop our rice pilaf.

Blackhawk Pork Porterhouse


Boneless pork porterhouse chop, seasoned with Sherin spice and grilled to perfection.


16-oz. $25 / 22-oz. Porterhouse $30

“King of Beef” Certified Angus Beef® strip on one side, filet of tenderloin on the other,  seasoned with our house Cherokee seasoning and grilled to perfection.


6-oz. $24 / 10-oz. $31

Certified Angus Beef® filet of tenderloin most tender cut of beef seasoned with our house Cherokee seasoning and grilled to perfection. **Filets ordered medium well or well are recommended butterflied**

Prime Rib

Queen $23 / King $26

Certified Angus Beef® baked in-house, served with au jus (while supplies last). Add Blackening seasoning $1.

Dockside Fare

All Dockside Fare is served with a side item. Add a salad for $3.

Shrimp and Grits


Stone-ground cheddar cheese grits with blackened jumbo shrimp, topped with tri-color bell peppers and homemade Cajun cream sauce.

Seafood Platter


Catfish fillet, clam strips, jumbo shrimp, crab rolls and a half skewer of shrimp, served with tartar and cocktail sauce.

Maine Lobster Tails

Market Price

Single or twin Maine Lobster tail dinner, broiled perfectly, served with drawn butter. *based on availability*

Grilled Jumbo Shrimp


Two full skewers of jumbo Gulf Shrimp, served atop rice pilaf and a choice of a side item accompanied, with drawn butter.

Jumbo Fried Shrimp


Jumbo Gulf shrimp lightly battered in our house batter and deep fried, served with homemade cocktail sauce.

Grilled Fresh Atlantic Salmon


Perfectly seasoned fresh grilled Atlantic salmon, served with drawn butter.

Fresh Catfish


Two fresh catfish fillets, hand-battered and deepfried golden brown or blackened.

Creole Grouper


Red grouper fillet, blackened, served atop cheese grits, topped with blackened shrimp and our homemade cajun cream sauce.

Little Sailors

All kid items are served with a side item and a special dessert.
(Steamboat Pasta and Mac N Cheese no side item.)

Junior Burger


Quarter-pound of fresh in-house Certified Angus Beef® ground sirloin from trimmings.

Steamboat Pasta


Child’s portion of al dente angel hair pasta with house-made marinara or cajun cream sauce. 

Little Sailors Sirloin


Little Sailor sized Certified Angus Beef® top sirloin, seasoned with our house Cherokee seasoning and grilled to perfection.

Little Sailor’s Mac N Cheese


Generous portion of homemade macaroni and cheese. 

Grilled Cheese Sandwich


Two slices of American cheese grilled between two pieces of white bread. Just the way it’s supposed to be.

Little Sailors Tenders


Two hand-breaded chicken tenderloins served with honey mustard.

Little Sailors Shrimp


Generous portion of bite-size shrimp served with house-made cocktail sauce.


Homemade Mac N Cheese $3
Stone-Ground Cheddar Cheese grits $3
Rice Pilaf $3
Vegetable Medley $3
Broccoli Florets $3

French Fries $3
American Fries $3
German Fries $3
Sauteed Mushrooms $3
Asparagus $4

Baked Potato $3 Loaded Add $1
French Green Beans $4
Sauteed Spinach and Tomatoes $3
Onion Rings $5
Sweet Potato $3

Add Ons

Grilled Shrimp Skewer – half skewer $6 full skewer $10
5 Hand-breaded, Fried, Jumbo Shrimp $7
Side Lobster Tail Market Price

Sauteed Mushrooms $3
Crab Cake $7
Catfish Filet $6

Sauteed Onions $3
Side Salad $4
Blue Cheese Butter $3


Grans’ Cheesecake


Velvety classic New York-style cheesecake with a graham cracker crust,  drizzled with milk chocolate and white chocolate sauce or mixed berry compote.

Mom’s Chocolate Pie


Homemade chocolate fudge pie, topped with mile-high meringue.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownie


Gluten-free homemade brownie, topped with fresh whipped cream and sprinkled with powdered sugar.

Chocolate Chip Shortcake


Classic buttery shortcake, mixed with semi-sweet chocolate chips and drizzled with home made strawberry sauce and whipped cream.

Sunday Brunch Menu

Served Every Sunday from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

*** Juice bar will include setups for Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s ***

All You Can Eat Buffet


Prime rib, hickory smoked bacon, sausage, homemade buttermilk biscuits, pancakes, make your own waffle, German fries, cheese grits, scrambled eggs, juice bar and assorted fruits. (NO SHARING)

Shrimp N Grits


Stone ground cheddar cheese grits topped with grilled jumbo shrimp topped with sautéed peppers onions and cajun cream sauce

Monster Breakfast Burrito


Large flour tortilla stuffed with sausage, chorizo, ham, eggs, cheese, peppers, onions and served with fresh salsa

Made to Order Omelettes


Three egg omelette loaded with your choice of sausage, bacon, ham, chorizo, cheese, mushrooms, spinach, peppers, onion and served with salsa

French Toast


Thick giant slices of Texas toast dipped in egg wash and grilled. Topped with powdered sugar and served with maple syrup and choice of hickory smoked bacon or sausage

Side Items


German Fries | American Fries | Cheese Grits

Colossal Cinnamon Roll


Homemade giant cinnamon roll topped with homemade cream cheese icing served with hickory smoked bacon or sausage

Cherokee Chicken Biscuit


Hand breaded jumbo chicken tenderloin fried golden brown topped with slice of American cheese served on a homemade buttermilk biscuit basted with honey butter served with side item

Kid’s Mickey Mouse Pancake


Mickey Mouse pancake served with choice of bacon or sausage.