Open to the Public!

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Entertainment By:

Lisa D & E
Wednesdsay Nights 7-10pm. They mix the old with the new; enjoy Oldies, Motown, Country, Classic Rock, Blues, Disco Groove and more!

Friday Nights 7-11pm. Dance Party Friday! Let loose and have fun, dancing is always encouraged!

Steve Floyd
Saturday Nights 7-11pm. Enjoy his a 4-octave range to appreciate his repertoire. He’s a versatile singer, performing all types of music from Roy Orbison to Andrea Bocelli.

Terry Stevenson
Music is in his blood! Very talented and plays a variety of music and sometimes appears with his daughter Anna.

Ron Short
Ron is well known for performing tributes to many artists including Elvis, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, Michael Buble and others.

Paula Michelle
Originally from Pontiac, Paula has performed throughout the world with world-famous musicians such as Stevie Wonder, Michael Bolton, James Ingram, Gladys Knight, Sheena Easton, Yanni and Maxine Nightingale. She was a ‘Raylette’ for the legendary Ray Charles.

Welcome to Back Court!

We are located in the upper level of Deer Lake Athletic Club on the north side of the building. Walk in to our restaurants deep warm wood surroundings and soft candle glow. Sit in our comfortable arm chairs overlooking Clarkston’s beautiful Deer Lake. Enjoy the sounds of live Motown, country, and oldies music and sway with your date or friends on the dance floor every Wednesday and Friday. Relax and have drinks at our classical, elegant bar. Dine next to our cozy fire place during the cold fall and winter months. Open Monday through Thursday 11 am to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday 11 am to 11 pm. (Memorial Day through Labor Day Hours are Monday through Thursday 5 pm to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday 5 pm to 11 pm.)

We have great food and the best prices around!

A place for the whole family. Kids Meals starting at $6.00. Every Friday and Saturday slow roasted Prime Rib and our famous Lobster Bisque.

Our delicious Balparma Salad, Salmon Salad, White Fish, Fish and Chips, Tenderloin Sandwich, Back Court Nachos, and Lighter Fare choices are just a few of the wide variety of meals served everyday. Check out our fabulous menu.

Wonderful dining experience for birthday parties, anniversaries, small groups, business dinners, or holidays. Whatever the occasion or just a drink at the bar, we look forward to delivering friendly service and a dining experience to remember.

  Back Court Menu 

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Ask your server about menu items that are cooked to order or served raw. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Appetizers

TENDERLOIN TIPS $11 gluten-free
Sautéed seasoned tips of tenderloin served with a horseradish sauce and wasabi.
POTATO SKINS $6 gluten-free
3 skins stuffed with bacon, cheese, green onions and diced tomatoes. Sour cream upon request.
SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP $9 gluten-free
With a choice of tortilla chips or 4 bread sticks
5 CHICKEN WINGS  With choice of dipping sauce. $7
3 CHICKEN TENDERS  With choice of dipping sauce. $8
CHEESE STICKS $6
BAVARIAN PRETZEL With cheese sauce $6
 

Salads

JACQUI’S BALPARMA $11 gluten-free
Spring Mix, dried cranberries, pecans, shaved parmesan and Deer Lake’s special balsamic vinaigrette.
Add Chicken for $5, Steak for $6, Grilled or blackened Salmon for $10.
SALMON SALAD $18 gluten-free
Romaine, capers, artichokes and tomatoes, with balsamic vinaigrette, topped with your choice of poached or grilled salmon. Blackened add $1
CLASSIC CHICKEN CAESAR  $12
Grilled chicken breast served on romaine lettuce, croutons, fresh parmesan and Caesar dressing.
COBB SALAD $11 gluten-free
Romaine, eggs, turkey, ham, tomatoes, avocados & swiss cheese, served with your choice of dressing
 

Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served with a pickle and homemade chips. Substitute a side of sweet potato fries, french fries, fresh fruit,  or a potato skin add $2.
PRIME RIB SANDWICH $16
Roast prime rib slices, char-grilled and smothered with sautéed mushrooms and swiss cheese on an onion roll.
TENDERLOIN SANDWICH $18
5oz choice tenderloin with sautéed mushrooms and swiss cheese served on an onion roll.
PHILLY CHEESE STEAK $14
Slow roasted Rib Eye with provolone cheese, sautéed onions, green peppers, on a fresh baked roll.
CHICKEN CAESAR ROLL UP $10
Grilled chicken, romaine, parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing in a spinach lavash.
TURKEY RUBEN $10
Smoked turkey, swiss cheese, cole slaw & Thousand Island dressing on grilled marble rye.
CHICKEN SANDWICH $10
Grilled or fried chicken, served with lettuce & tomato on a soft top brioche bun.
 

Pasta

ASPARAGUS CHICKEN  $16
Sautéed with Roma tomatoes, fresh asparagus, tossed with fettuccini and lemon garlic sauce, topped with fresh parmesan.
CHICKEN ALFREDO  $16
Fettuccini in creamy Alfredo sauce, topped with grilled chicken. Blackened  add $1.
HOUSE MADE LASAGNA  $14
Three layers, three cheeses and our thick and meaty tomato sauce.
BAKED SPAGHETTI  $12
Our house made meat sauce tossed with spaghetti and topped with mozzarella cheese and baked.
  

Joe’s Nachos

BACK COURT NACHO $11 gluten-free
Topped with seasoned beef or grilled chicken, tomatoes, onions, green peppers and a special blend of cheese.
VEGGIE NACHO $9 gluten-free
Mushrooms, wild rice, tomatoes, onions, green peppers and a special blend of cheese.
 

Sweet Endings

MOLTEN CHOCOLATE CAKE $9
CINNAMON PRETZEL W/ICE CREAM $6
ICE CREAM $5
PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE $8
 

Lighter Fare  

(no substitutions please – each meal has been carefully crafted to meet SmartPoints values)

GRILLED CHICKEN WITH ARTICHOKES $15 gluten-free
Tender Chicken Breast grilled with artichoke hearts. Delicately seasoned with garlic and fresh lemon, served over wild rice and grilled asparagus. ww
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BAKED COD WITH STEAMED VEGETABLES $15  gluten-free
Broiled Atlantic Cod accompanied by steamed mixed vegetables with garlic and a side of tartar sauce. ww
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FILET WITH VEGETABLES $22 gluten-free
Lean trimmed filet of beef, grilled to perfection.  Resting on a grilled portabella mushroom. Accompanied by steamed vegetable medley & Baked Potato with butter & fat free sour cream.  ww
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TURKEY AVOCADO ROLL UP $12
Sliced Turkey stacked with grilled asparagus spears, sliced avocado and spring mix on a spinach wrap.  Served with honey dijon mustard. Comes witha side of fresh fruit.  ww
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SHRIMP PASTA WITH ZUCCHINI & TOMATOES $16
Sautéed shrimp, garden fresh zucchini & sweet grape tomatoes form a trio of flavors. Delicately accented with Italian Oregano & minced garlic, all combined with al Dente Pasta and fresh Basil.  ww
10
CAPRESE FLATBREAD PIZZA  $9
Flatbread Pizza topped with Ripe Sliced Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella. Baked and delicately topped with Fresh Basil Pesto making this an Italian favorite.  ww
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HAWAIIAN FLATBREAD  $9
Delicate Flatbread topped with Rich Sauce, Lean Ham and Sweet Pineapple and a generous portion of Mozzarella Cheese combines to make this tropical treat memorable.  ww
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Soup

STEAK SOUP OR SOUP DU JOUR Cup
$5
Bowl
$6
LOBSTER BISQUE (FRIDAY & SATURDAY) Cup
$6
Bowl
$8
 

Club Fare

FISH AND CHIPS $15
Atlantic cod fried to a crunchy golden brown, served with Cole Slaw and French fries. Broiled add $1
GROUND STROKE $9
One half pound of Deer Lake’s specially seasoned ground beef on a soft top brioche bun with lettuce, tomato.
CHICKEN POT PIE $12
Chunks of chicken breast, with carrots, peas, corn and potatoes.
TURKEY BURGER $9
Healthy lean turkey, grilled, served with sweet onion sautée, lettuce, tomato and grilled portabella mushrooms on soft top brioche bun.
3 TACOS $9
Beef or chicken, served with lettuce, tomatoe, cheddar cheese, salsa and sour cream
QUESADILLAS $10
Beef or chicken, served with salsa or sour cream
 

Kid Fare – 12 and under

All kids meals are served with a choice of French fries, carrots or applesauce.
CHICKEN TENDERS $7
BUTTERED NOODLES $6
HOT DOG $6
GRILLED CHEESE $6
 

Entrees

All entrees include soup or salad and your choice of vegetable, potato or wild rice. Add a Caesar salad for $2  or Lobster Bisque $2 or potato skin for $2
FILET MIGNON $29 gluten-free
8 ounce Filet served with sautéed mushrooms and topped with our house zip sauce.
CHICKEN PICCATA $17
Chicken Breast sautéed with a white wine, garlic, lemon sauce, topped with artichokes and mushrooms.
HONEY GLAZED OR BLACKENED SALMON $21 gluten-free
A generous Salmon Filet baked with a honey and Dijon mustard glaze. Also served Blackened.
PARMESAN WALLEYE $19 gluten-free
Great Lakes Walleye lightly brushed with butter and topped with fresh parmesan and baked golden brown.
SAUTEED PERCH $17 gluten-free
Fresh Perch with white wine, lemon, garlic and caper sauce served on the side with wild rice.
  

Flat Bread

CHEESE AND PEPPERONI $9
STEAK & CARMELIZED ONION $11
 

Pizza

CHEESE AND PEPPERONI $9
ALL MEAT $12
Additional toppings $1
ham, pepperoni, bacon, green peppers, onion, tomato, black olives, green olives, mushrooms, pineapple, jalapenos and banana peppers
 

Friday & Saturday Special

SLOW ROASTED PRIME RIB
English Cut $21
King Cut Bone-In $27
 

All Sides – $4

Except Chips and Salsa $5

CHEESY POTATOES
BASKET OF BREAD
FRENCH FRIES
SWEET POTATO FRIES
BAKED POTATO
WILD RICE
VEGETABLE MEDLEY
ASPARAGUS
BROCCOLI
COLE SLAW
FRESH FRUIT
SIDE SALAD
CHIPS AND SALSA