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Lee’s Family Restaurant | American Cuisine | Grand Island NE




About Lee’s Family Restaurant | American Cuisine | Grand Island NE

Lee’s Family Restaurant is to deliver scrumptious food in a friendly environment to the residents of Grand Island.

We take pride in being a local restaurant, where servers look you in the eye and smile when they take your order. We take pride in being the place where you feel, every time you visit, like you’ve finally come home. We have provided guests with high quality ingredients and generous portions at a reasonable price in a modern diner setting. Three meals a day are served, so you can choose to start your day or end your evening here. Committed to home cooked meals, breakfast offered all day, large selection of daily lunch specials and dinner specials for every budget. Join with the locals who have made this hidden gem their favorite gathering place. Taste and savor the delicious comfort foods, served in a down-home atmosphere. So when you're on the market for some great food, stop in and check us out today!

Lee’s Family Restaurant serves a home cooked meal with a smile to the people of Grand Island !

We aim to set the new standard for excellence whether it is for the food, warm service and the relaxed atmosphere. Come and enjoy with us and satisfy your palate whether it is for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner! We have been a place for people to connect over breakfast, create memories with family, grab a bite before or after an event, and so much more! We’re known around the area for our generous portions, served up with a huge dose of friendly hospitality, seven days a week. Our relaxed, inviting and comfortable atmosphere and welcoming décor add to your family-friendly dining experience, and, you’re going to love our prices, too. We believe that timeless values like quality and personal service are still very much alive. So, stop on by and bring your appetite. We’ll set an extra plate.


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Lee’s Family Restaurant

The Lee family would like to express our sincere gratitude to our local customers. Mary Jane Lee’s parents built this second generation family restaurant in 1972. Mary Jane and her children now own and operate the business.

Chicken & Seafood

Served as a meal for one...served with a roll, soup & salad bar, choice of hot vegetable, potato, hash browns, mashed potatoes with gravy, baked potato or French fries

Grilled Tilapia

A grilled tilapia fillet, have your tilapia Cajun or lemon pepper

Grilled Chicken Breast

A boneless chicken breast grilled 'till tender and juicy, have your chicken plain, garlic herb, Cajun or lemon pepper


Breaded catfish fillet fried to a crispy golden brown, with tartar sauce

Chicken Strips

All white meal strips of chicken, breaded and deep-fried to a golden brown

Smothered Chicken

Chicken breast smothered with bacon, sautéed onions, mushrooms and three cheeses (Mozzarella, cheddar and provolone)


Three batters dipped cod fillets fried golden served with tartar and cocktail sauce

Popcorn Shrimp

A 1/2 pound of bite sized, breaded shrimp deep-fried golden, served with cocktail or tartar sauce

Western BBQ Chicken

Grilled chicken breast topped with bbq sauce melted Swiss cheese, two onion rings and bacon

Chicken Parmesan Dinner

Do as they do in Rome...our chicken fried chicken topped with marinara sauce and parmesan cheese

Cod & Shrimp

Two pieces of our golden bread cod mated with two pieces of breaded shrimp

Admiral’s Platter

Beer battered Pollock fillet, one piece of golden fried cod and three pieces of breaded shrimp

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Grilled or breaded chicken breast topped with lean ham and melted Swiss cheese

Butterfly Shrimp

Breaded, jumbo shrimp fried golden served with cocktail or tartar sauce

Fried Pollock

Roll out the barrel...two Pollock fillets beer batter dipped then fried golden, served with tartar or cocktail sauce

Chicken Fried Chicken

A great home-style dish...a golden, breaded chicken breast fillet, gravy is optional

Soup & Salads

Chef’s Salad

Your choice of ham or turkey with fresh lettuce, tomato, hardboiled egg, celery, carrots, tomatoes American cheese and a dressing of your choice

Crispy Chicken Salad

Breaded chicken strips, tomatoes and parmesan cheese atop of a bed of lettuce served with your favorite dressing. Have your chicken plain, garlic herb, Cajun or lemon peppered.

Grilled Chicken

Fresh crisp lettuce tossed with strips of grilled chicken and parmesan cheese, have your chicken plain, garlic herb, Cajun or lemon peppered

Soup & Salad Bar

A meat for one...all you-can-eat lettuce with all the fixins, freshly prepared salads, homemade soup and dinner rolls with a sandwich side (extra)

Taco Salad

Nacho chips, chili seasoned beef, cheddar cheese, crispy lettuce, onions and tomatoes, served with salsa

Lettuce Salad

The perfect complement to any meal selection...fresh, crispy lettuce served with your choice of dressing

Soup of the Day

Ask your server about today’s featured homemade soup


A must try...our home chili is delicious

Beef & Pork

Chicken Fried Steak

A tenderized beef steak breaded and fried brown, served with your choice of brown or white gravy.

Sirloin Steak

A fine steak to try...this eight oz sirloin steak is grilled to your liking

Breaded Pork Loin

For the pork lovers...our boneless pork loin breaded and fried to a crisp golden brown

The (Blues) Hamburger Steak

This eight ounce ground beef patty is grilled then topped with bleu cheese crumbles and bacon

Roast Beef

Tender roasted beef, brown gravy

Polish Dog

Roll out the barrel...polish sausage served with sauerkraut

Liver and Onions

Tender beef liver grilled with sweet onions

Pork Loins

So center cut pork loins, try it in plain, garlic herb, Cajun or lemon peppered

Hamburger Steak

An eight oz ground beef patty grilled thick and juicy, topped with brown gravy

The Works Steak

A belt buster ...eight oz hamburger steak smothered with bacon, sautéed onion, mushrooms and three cheeses (mozzarella, cheddar and provolone)



Cream cheese filled jalapeno pepper halves lightly breaded and deep fried golden brown served with ranch dressing for dipping.

Onion Rings

Homemade...need we say more? Hand cute rings of onion hand breaded and then friend to a golden crisp.

Brew City Fries

America’s #1 food beer battered dipped and then fried to a light golden brown, sweet potato fries

Mozzarella Sticks

Creamy mozzarella cheese batter dipped the fried golden brown, served with our homemade marinara sauce or ranch dressing.


Whole button mushrooms fried with a crispy coated outside and a deliciously juicy inside served with our homemade ranch dressing

Combo Platter

A tasty combination of onion rings, poppers, mozzarella sticks and mushrooms.

Baskets and Such

Indian Taco

Fried flatbread topped with chili, cheese, lettuce, tomato, salsa and sour cream

Shrimp Basket

A basket of golden fried popcorn Shrimp, served with French fries and cocktail sauce

Chicken Strip Basket

Tender strips of crispy breaded chicken breast, fried golden brown and served with French fries.

Side Orders

  • Brew City Fries
  • Hash browns
  • French Fries
  • Fruit
  • Macaroni Salad
  • Sweet potato Fries
  • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Cole Slaw
  • Hot Vegetables (choice of corn, peas or California mix)
  • Pudding
  • Potato Salads


The following sandwiches are served with your choice of French fries, cole slaw or mashed potatoes with gravy, brew city fries, sweet potato fries, soup & salad

Hot Sandwiches

Hot Roast Beef, Hot Hamburger or Hot Chicken Fried Steak Served open faced on white bread with mashed potatoes and smother with gravy

French Dip

A melt in your mouth sandwich roast beef piled high on a hoagie roll, served with au jus

Hot Red Chicken

Breaded or unbreaded chicken tossed in a red hot sauce, topped with Swiss cheese served on grilled sourdough bread

Crispy Pork Loin

A tenderized pork loin hand breaded and to a fried crispy golden brown served on a hoagie bun.

Pork Loin Sandwich

A hand cut pork loin seasoned and grilled, comes in plain, garlic herb, Cajun or lemon peppered

Grilled Chicken Breast

A juicy, grilled breast of chicken served on a bun; try it in plain, garlic herb, Cajun or lemon peppered

Turkey Melt

Turkey, Swiss cheese and bacon sourdough

Bar-Be-Que Roast Beef

Roasted beef basted with our own homemade bbq sauce on a bun

Tuna Melt

Tuna topped with American cheese served on a grilled white bread


Sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing Served on a grilled rye bread

The Club

A triple decker...ham, turkey, bacon, lettuce and tomatoes stacked on toasted sourdough bread


bacon, lettuce and tomato stacked on toasted white or wheat bread

Grilled Cheese

American cheese sandwich between Slices of grilled white bread

Grilled Ham & Cheese

Thin sliced ham and American cheese on grilled white bread

Flyin 57

Our chicken fried chicken sandwich topped with 57 Sauce and Swiss cheese grilled on Sourdough bread

Sliced Ham

Either frilled or cold, piled high on white bread with cheese


Ground beef cooked with our special sauce (like sloppy joe) served on a hot dog bun

Fish Fillet

Two pieces of cod served with lettuce and tartar sauce served on a bun.

Tuna Salad

Delicious tuna salad piled high on white or wheat bread

Mesquite Turkey

Our honey mesquite turkey can be served warm or cold on white bread with cheese

1/2 Sandwich

Your choice of a sliced ham or tuna salad served as a half on white or wheat bread

Roast Beef

A great one....served warm or cold on white bread

Chicken Parmesan Sandwich

Our crispy breaded chicken to topped with marinara sauce and parmesan cheese, presented on a fresh bun

Philly Dip

Roasted beef topped with grilled onions, green peppers and Swiss cheese serve with au jus

Cheese Frenchee

American cheese sandwich breaded and fried golden brown

Chicken Strips

Golden, breaded chicken strips served on a bun


Served with your choice of French fries or coleslaw or mashed potatoes with gravy

Bacon Cheese Burger

A classic combination...bacon and American cheese


A classic...our grilled burger topped with American cheese

Western Burger

This burger is topped with bbq sauce, bacon and Swiss cheese


The basic burger...a grilled beef patty served on a fresh bun

Chili Cheeseburger

This grilled beef patty is topped with our homemade chili and American cheese

Swiss Mushroom Burger

Our grilled burger topped with sautéed mushrooms and Swiss cheese

The Blues Burger

Topped with bleu cheese crumbles and bacon, served on grilled sourdough bread

Patty Melt

Juicy burger with sautéed onion and American cheese, served on grilled whole wheat bread

Frisco Melt

Beef patty, bacon, sautéed onions and Swiss cheese on grilled sourdough bread


Polished Dog Kraut

A quarter pound polish sausage (with or without the bun) topped with sauerkraut....

Hot Dog

A quarter pound hot dog with sauerkraut Chili Dog chili dog with cheese

The Life Fare

One egg any style, served with once choice of bacon (2). Sausage patty (1), ham or honey mesquite and toast.

Smothered Hash Browns

The best hash browns around...our golden griddled hash browns smothered with our sausage gravy


Homemade Pie

Please ask your server about the features per slice...make it a la mode for whole pies available

Two Crust Pies

Try a slice of fresh baked pie or have it la mode

Caramel Apple Pies

Our delicious applied pie drizzled with caramel sauce make it la mode


Try a slice

Ice Cream


Chocolate, strawberry, butterscotch or caramel


The old and young enjoy the one...a dish of creamy pudding



Old Fashioned Breakfast

Two eggs any style, served with one choice ham, bacon, sausage or honey mesquite turkey and toast

Steak & Eggs

It doesn’t get any better...our eight ounce sirloin steak served with two eggs any style hash brown or breakfast potatoes and toast

Chicken & Eggs

Your choice of a grilled chicken or chicken fried chicken served with two eggs, any style hash browns or, breakfast potatoes and toast

Corned Beef Hash

Homemade corned beef hash presented with two eggs, any style and toast

No Meat Please

For those who don’t want the meat... two eggs, any style, served with hash browns or breakfast potatoes and toast

Biscuits & Gravy

Fresh bakes biscuits opened then smothered with our sausage gravy

Lee’s Breakfast

Everything you need is right here...two eggs, any style with hash browns or breakfast potatoes, one choice of ham, bacon, sausage or honey mesquite turkey and toast

Big Breakfast

Two eggs, any style with your choice of hash browns or breakfast potatoes and one choice of ham, bacon, sausage or honey mesquite turkey served with pancakes.

Big John

A 1/2 lb hamburger or a chicken fried steak topped with white or brown gravy. Served with two eggs, hash browns or breakfast potatoes and toast.

Eggciting Sandwich

One fried egg, American cheese and one choice of ham, bacon, sausage or honey mesquite turkey On an English muffin or toast

On The Spicer Side

Breakfast Burrito

Flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, melted cheddar cheese and one choice of ham, eggs, bacon sausage or honey mesquite Turkey, served with a side of salsa

Hot Stuff Scrambler

Eggs scrambled with sautéed onion, jalapenos and one choice of ham, bacon, sausage or honey mesquite turkey, sided with hash browns or breakfast potatoes and two tortillas, served with a side of salsa

Stuffed Burrito

Hash browns, jalapenos, onions cheddar cheese, scrambled and one choice of ham bacon, sausage or honey mesquite turkey all rolled into tortilla, served with a side of salsa

Breakfast Sides

  • Two eggs & toast
  • Ham
  • Half & Half
  • Sautéed Onion
  • Cinnamon Roll
  • Sausage Patties
  • Bacon
  • Bagel
  • Sausage Gravy
  • Sautéed Mushroom
  • Cream of Wheat
  • English muffin
  • One egg
  • Cream Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Tomato Slice
  • Oatmeal
  • Cinnamon Toast
  • Hash browns
  • Strawberry Topping
  • Green Peppers
  • Brown Sugar
  • Corn Beef
  • Hashbrowns
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Breakfast Potatoes
  • Salsa Ranch
  • Sour cream
  • Homemade Blueberry topping
  • Cheese


Served with two slices of whole wheat or white toast

Swiss Mushroom Omelet

Swiss cheese, mushrooms, sautéed onions and one choice of ham, bacon sausage or honey mesquite turkey

Veggie Omelet

Stuffed with tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, green peppers and cheddar cheese

Meat Omelet

Lotsa meats...this omelet is stuffed with American cheese, ham, bacon and sausage

Spinach Omelet

Spinach, mushrooms, onions and melted Swiss cheese, topped with tomatoes

Meat &Veggie Omelet

Tomatoes, mushroom, green peppers, onions, cheddar cheese and one choice of ham, bacon, sausage or mesquite turkey

Western Omelet

American cheese, sautéed onions peppers and one choice of ham, bacon, sausage or honey mesquite turkey

Meat Omelet

This one is for our meat lovers filled with one choice of ham, bacon sausage or honey mesquite turkey

Cheese Omelet

Just say cheese.....this omelet is loaded with melted American cheese

Little John’s Omelet

A two egg omelet loaded with sautéed onions green peppers and American cheese, we include hashbrowns or breakfast potatoes and toast

Meat &Cheese Omelet

Stuffed with American cheese and one choice of ham, bacon, sausage or honey mesquite turkey

Pancakes & French Toast

Golden French Toast

A breakfast classic...three slices of bread dipped in our egg batter and griddle golden brown

Chef’s Special

Three thin sliced French toast with one choice of ham, bacon, sausage patty or honey mesquite turkey

Stuffed French Toast

Two slices of Texas toast filled with a cream cheese filling, grilled golden then topped with strawberries or homemade blueberry topping


One big waffle served with bacon topping and strawberries or homemade blueberry topping

Texas French Toast

Thick sliced Texas toast griddled golden, dusted with powdered sugar


Golden buttermilk pancakes...almost as big the plate try it with blue berries for add pecans for

Kids & Seniors

Served All Day

A) One egg, one thick French toast or one pancake and your choice of one meat bacon (2),sausage(1), ham or mesquite turkey

B) The perfect breakfast scrambled egg with cheese includes hashbrowns and toast

C) One egg, hashrowns, toast and your choice of one meat: bacon(2), sausage (1), ham or honey mesquite turkey


Platters (D-O) for one are served with your choice of mashed potatoes with gravy French fries or hot vegetables (salad bar not included) subtitles a baked potato or hashbrowns

D) Hot Dog (1/2 lb)

E) Hamburger (1/2lb) w/wheeze

F) Chicken Nuggets (5)

G) Grilled Cheese

H) Grilled Ham & Cheese

I) Roast Beef (with a roll)

J) Chicken Fried Steak (1/2 order)

K) Chicken Strips (2) w/roll

L) Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

M) Cheese Sticks

N) Mac & Cheese

O) Mini Corn Dogs

Platters (P-Y) are one served with coffee or a small drink, soup& salad bar roll and choice of mashed potatoes with gravy, French fries or hot vegetable- no splitting meals-substitute a baked potato

P) Chicken Strips (2)

Q) Chicken Fried Steak

R) Hamburger Steak (4oz)

S) 3 Piece Shrimp

T) 2 Piece Cod

U) Roast Beef

V) Chicken Nuggets

W) Mac& Cheese

X) 1 Piece Fried Pollock

Y) Mini Corn Dogs

Z) Soup & Salad With a roll


Ice Cold Drinks

Pepsi, diet Pepsi, cherry Pepsi, mt.dew, Dr. Pepper, sierra mist, mug root beer, lemonade, iced tea, Lipton brisk raspberry tea

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Sodas

Chocolate, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry peach, cherry, grape

White Milk

Italian Sodas

Strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, peach, cherry, grape

Chocolate Milk


Apple, orange, tomato, grapefruit, grape

Bottled Pop

Diet coke or dr pepper


French Vanilla (no refills)

Hot Tea

Bottled Water


Hot Chocolate

(no refills)

Shirley Temple or Roy Rogers

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