Some people call them Appetizers and some call them a meal. We think you should make the choice. 

Alex's Favorite Chicken Tenders


4 pieces of delightfully breaded chicken strips cooked to a golden brown.  Served with any of our wing sauces or ranch dressing.  Add fries for $2 more!  

Shakespeare's Sampler


3 fried pickles, 3 chicken tenders, and 3 bacon, cheddar jack cheese, and scallion loaded potato skins.  Served with a side of sour cream and ranch. 

Potato Skins


5 skins loaded with melted cheddar jack cheese, diced bacon, and green onions.  Served with a side or sour cream.  

Bone-in Wings

6 for $8.99

12 for $15.99

A Shakespeare’s favorite!  Deep fried to a golden brown and spun in your choice of one of our wing sauces.  Add a side of bleu cheese or ranch for .50 cents. 

Boneless Wings


Breaded breast meat pieces, served covered in your choice of one of our wing saucesAdd a side of bleu cheese or ranch for .50 cents.   

Spicy Cauliflower


A spicy seasoned breading covered cauliflower drizzled in boom boom sauce and topped with green onions.  



A zesty blend of garbanzo beans, sesame tahini, and savory spices served with tortilla chips, carrots, and cucumber slices.  

Garlic Bread Sticks


A large portion of garlic bread sticks baked with our secret four-cheese blend, sprinkled with parmesan.  Served with a side of Shakespeare’s own pizza sauce.  

Wisconsin Cheese Curds


Lightly breaded and served with a side of ranch dressing.  Enough for sharing, but no one said you had to!  



Our take on a Canadian classic!  Golden brown steak fries topped with breaded Wisconsin cheese curds, roast gravy, and green onions.  

Beer Cheese Dip


Made with cheddar cheese and amber ale served with warm soft pretzel pieces and tortilla chips. Replace tortilla chips with full order of pretzel pieces +$4.

Cowboy Caviar


Tomatoes, red onions, corn, black beans, jalapenos, and cilantro seasoned with spices and citrus.  Served with tortilla chips.  

Pretzel Platter


1 Bavarian soft pretzel, 1 Jalapeno Jack stuffed pretzel, and 1 Sweet cream cheese dessert stuffed pretzel, with a center of cheddar cheese filled pretzel poppers.  Served with a side of honey mustard, beer cheese, and strawberry jam.  

Fried Pickles


Six tangy dill pickle spears coated with a dill flavored breading, cooked to a golden brown, and served with a side of ranch dressing.  

Fish & Chips


Three cod filets cooked to a golden brown and served with a lemon slice, cole slaw, and your choice of steak or seasoned waffle fries.