The Green Owl Cafe Limited Menu

*served during Restaurant Week (July 24-28)along with our Restaurant Week menus



CRABBY CAKES – Two tofu and mushroom-based patties, baked to a golden brown, topped with vegan chipotle rémoulade. $6.50

MIDDLE-EASTERN PLATTER – hummus, tabouli, muhammara (roasted red pepper and walnut spread) and baba ganoush served with toasted pita, kalamata olives and pickled vegetables. $9.00 *served with wheat pita upon request, GF option $10.50

GREEN OWL NACHOS – tortilla chips topped with vegan nacho cheese, pickled jalepenos, black olives, scallions and house-made pico de gallo. $9.00 GF(add sun-dried tomato-walnut chorizo for $2 or add jackfruit carnitas for $2)
    can be made with dairy cheese upon request

GREEN OWL MACHO NACHOS – same as above but amped up with seasoned black beans, vegan sour cream and avocado. $10.50 GF
    can be made with dairy cheese upon request
    can be served with dairy sour cream upon request

DEVIL WINGS – unchicken nuggets, baked in our Buffalo sauce, served with vegan Ranch dressing and celery sticks. $6.50 GF


SOUP OF THE DAY –  Ask about today's house-made selection. $4.25 cup, $5.25 bowl
CHILI –  ask your server about today's vegan chili. $4.50 cup, $5.50 bowl
Additions: Roasted red pepper cornbread $2 Cheddar cheese or Daiya vegan cheese 75¢ Sour cream or vegan sour cream 75¢ Scallions 25¢


CAESAR SALAD WITH LEMON MARINATED GRILLED TOFU –    Romaine lettuce tossed with our vegan Caesar dressing, red onions and tomatoes. Topped with house-made croutons and grilled lemon tofu. $10.00 GF option

HARVEST SALAD –    baby spinach greens tossed with nutty Hollyhock dressing, topped with roasted vegetables, quinoa, toasted pepitas and dried cranberries. $10.00 GF


served with choice of side: side salad, roasted red potatoes, kale crisps or quinoa salad

CRABBY CAKE PO'BOY – two of our vegan crabby cakes, served on a toasted French roll with lettuce, tomato and chipotle rémoulade. $10.00

TLT WITH AVOCADO –  smoky baked tempeh, lettuce, tomato and avocado served on Madison Sourdough wheat bread with a vegan aioli. $10.00, GF option $11.00

BUFFALOWRAP –  vegan chicken nuggets baked in our Buffalo sauce. Rolled in a flour tortilla with lettuce, tomato, and our vegan Ranch dressing. $10.00

SOUTHWESTFILET –  breaded and pan-fried unchicken fillet, avocado, jalepeno-lime sauce, lettuce, pico de gallo. $10.00, GF option $11.00

THE MEDITERRANEANWRAP –  tabouli salad and hummus, with romaine, tomatoes, cucumbers, roasted red peppers and kalamata olives and lemon-mint vinaigrette, wrapped in a flour tortilla. $10.00
 can add feta for .75        OR         can add lemon grilled tofu for .75


VEGAN SCHNITZEL –    breaded, pan-fried schnitzel patty with creamy porcini mushroom sauce, sautéed broccoli, oven-roasted potatoes. $12.50,  GF option $13

VEGETARIAN JAMBALAYA –    a smoky mixture of rice, red beans, vegetables and marinated baked tempeh. Served with greens and roasted red pepper cornbread. $12.50, GF option (without cornbread) $11.50

SESAME-PEANUT NOODLES AND STIR-FRIED VEGETABLES –  noodles tossed in house-made peanut sauce with sauteed carrots, broccoli and red peppers, chopped peanuts and scallions. $12, GF option $14 (add marinated baked tempeh for $2.50)
GROUNDNUT STEW –  our version of a traditional African dish with sweet potatoes, cabbage, ginger, peanuts and cilantro. Served over brown rice with a side of steamed kale. $12.25 vegan, GF


ROASTED BABY RED POTATOES –  red potato wedges, tossed in olive oil, garlic, fresh rosemary, sea salt and pepper and oven roasted. $4 vegan
KALE CRISPS –  fresh kale mixed with olive oil and a blend of spices, oven-baked to crispy perfection. A delicious alternative to potato chips. $3.75 vegan
TABOULI –  a Middle-Eastern favorite, bulgar wheat, parsley, mint, scallion, tomato and cucumber. With a garlic, lemon and olive oil dressing. $5 vegan
HUMMUS –  served with toasted pita. $5 vegan
BABA GANOUSH –  served with toasted pita. $5 vegan
SEASONAL SIDE SALAD –  mixed greens with two seasonal toppings. $4.50


18% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more. No separate checks. We can accept up to four forms of payment per party.


Restaurant Week Menus

July 24-28

LUNCH ~ $15

this menu served until 5pm



Crabby Cake
breaded vegetable and tofu croquette, kelp and Old Bay seasoning, chipotle remoulade and lemon

Raw Tacos
romaine lettuce heart shells, walnut-sundried tomato raw vegan chorizo, pico de gallo, sliced avocado, lime-jalepeno cashew crema, scallions and cilantro (gf, vegan)

Devil Wings
skewer of vegan chicken nuggets, coated and baked in Buffalo sauce, vegan ranch dressing, celery sticks, romaine lettuce, scallion garnish (gf, vegan)

Middle Eastern Platter
house-made hummus, baba ganoush, muhammara (roasted red pepper and walnut dip), and tabouli, kalamata olives, pickled vegetables and toasted pita (gf for extra charge, vegan)



TLT with Avocado Sandwich
smoky tempeh, romaine, tomato, avocado on Madison Sourdough wheat bread, vegan aioli, served with choice of seasonal green salad, roasted potatoes, kale crisps or quinoa salad (gf for extra charge, vegan)

Cajun Blackened Tofu
marinated tofu blackened in Cajun spices, on ciabatta roll, lettuce, tomato and chipotle remoulade, served with choice of seasonal green salad, roasted potatoes, kale crisps or quinoa salad (gf for extra charge, vegan)

Harvest Salad
baby spinach greens with roasted veggies, quinoa, toasted pepitas and dried cranberries with nutty Hollyhock dressing (gf, vegan)



Choose from an assortment of our all-vegan desserts



DINNER ~ $25

this menu starts at 5pm


grilled Wisconsin corn, mayo and crema, lime, chili powder, cotija cheese (gf, can be made vegan)

Heirloom Tomato Crostini
locally grown tomatoes, Batch Bakehouse baguette, cashew cheese with chives, balsamic and kale-basil pesto (vegan)
Caesar Salad
romaine, tomatoes, red onion, croutons, vegan Caesar dressing, parmesan crisp (gf upon request, can be made vegan)



Mediterranean Stew
herb-marinated tofu, tomatoes, green olives, prunes, served over jeweled couscous with vegan merguez sausage and za’atar grilled pita (vegan)

Walnut-Mushroom Loaf
house-made veggie loaf with smoked tomato-mustard glaze, truffled mashed potatoes, roasted green beans with black garlic (vegan)

Spinach and Roasted Squash Cannelloni
pasta filled with roasted squash, spinach and tofu ricotta baked in a vegan béchamel sauce, served with grilled Batch Bakehouse garlic bread and sautéed broccoli rabe (vegan)

Cheesy Jackfruit Carnitas Enchiladas
corn tortillas filled with savory spiced jackfruit, topped with cheese and blackened tomatilla salsa, topped with avocado sauce, served with drunken black beans and Mexican red rice with sweet corn



Choose from an assortment of our all-vegan desserts