Finding a fun, affordable restaurant in Chicago is easy when you come and take a ride at The Rocking Horse. Whether you are in the mood for appetizers or a light bite to go along with your refreshing drink or you are looking for the best burgers and wings in town, our kitchen staff makes sure your visit is one you’re sure to remember. Browse the menu below to see what sounds good or ask your server for their recommendations. Either way, you can’t go wrong when you eat at our Chicago restaurant. Don’t forget to check our specials to find incredible savings on your favorite meals!



bulldog bakery pretzel, housemate cheese sauce

chicken wings

buffalo, bbq, or jalapeño honey

housemade fried pickles

tempura batter, dill, sweet pepper, jalapeño aioli


toasted pita, cucumber, tomato, olives, peppers

mac and cheese

cheddar, toasted Italian bread crumbs

chicken quesadilla

chihuahua, red bell, sour cream, fire roasted salsa

chips n queso

housemade queso, tomato, jalapeno puree

Fries & Tots

fries or tots

regular, ranch, or cajun


parsley, cilantro, garlic


cheese, beef gravy

white truffle

white truffle aioli, parsley, parmesan

Soup & Salads


iceberg, bacon, bleu cheese, tomato, croutons

tomato soup

cheddar, sour cream

beef and bean chili

sour cream, cheddar, onion

Burgers & Sandwiches


lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion

harissa burger

bacon, cheddar, arugula, tomato, pickled onion, aioli

cold war burger

two 5-oz smashed patties, american cheese, russian dressing, lettuce, tomato, red onion

patty melt

cheddar, provolone, muenster, mushroom, caramelized onion, rye bread

steak house burger

cheddar, bacon, arugula, grain mustard, worcestershire glaze

buffalo chicken

bleu cheese dressing, lettuce, tomato, onion

fried chicken

jalapeno-honey, cole slaw, pickles

grilled cheese & tomato soup

cheddar, american, provolone * does not come with fries

Chicago dog

house pickles, onion, sweet relish, sport peppers, poppy bun, celery salt

chili dog

house chili, onion, house cheese sauce