Dan and Tracy Corum opened 3rd Street Station Bar & Grill eight years ago. 3rd Street was completely renovated from a small gas station into a fully functioning bar and grill.
3rd Street prides itself on serving fresh and simple food and drinks and providing a fun-filled atmosphere, complete with large screen televisions, a foosball table and dartboards.
"I think we're running our menu at about 70 percent fresh ingredients now," Dan Corum said. "We do a lot of stuff here that no one else does."
3rd Street features homemade fresh cut house fries and soups daily. All burgers, steaks, chicken breast, and chicken wings are made fresh to order. Ribeye steaks are always hand cut, and all meat is sliced in-house.
"We use real cheddar cheese on all of our burgers. We don't use the cheap American cheese like most places," Corum said.
Other menu items include salads, sandwiches and shrimp.
Starting next weekend, Corum plans to add Cajun salmon and lobster tails to the menu. These delectable items will be available on Fridays and Saturdays.
Another weekend-only special will be Tricolor Israeli Couscous and Quinoa Blend. 3rd Street plans to have a low-calorie, super fresh menu in the future. This menu would feature healthier options. The couscous and quinoa blend side is the first step towards that plan.
In the winter, 3rd Street's menu will see a variety of pastas added, such as Seafood Alfredo, among others.
"I really like to focus on how our menu differs from other places," Corum said.
In order to stand out from the typical bar food crowd, Corum has made changes to the appetizers menu. New appetizers include teriyaki steak tips and boneless barbeque ribs.
Weekly specials include 2-for-1 burger nights on Wednesdays and the Sunday Football Special, which includes two pounds of wings with choice of sauce and two pounder beers for $19.95.
Also on Wednesday nights, 3rd Street offers a Poker League. On Thursdays, there is a Dart League. There is also an NFL Picks League during the football season. Interested persons can call the bar and grill to sign up.
In addition, there will be an ugly sweater contest in mid-December.
3rd Street features a kids menu and has two family and dining rooms separate from the bar area.
Hours are 11 a.m.-1 a.m., and the kitchen is always open.
3rd Street takes reservations, serves large parties, offers food to go and caters. Catering reservations for Christmas parties are now being taken.