Eldar
The Brown Bag Deli Restraurant
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    Serving Quality Food in Monticello for over 40 Years

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    Check out our daily specials and stop in for lunch

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    Great food since 1976 and we're just getting started

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    Visit our historic downtown Monticello location

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    Homemade soups & chili made fresh everyday

About Us
The Brown Bag boasts a large assortment of  sandwiches, hot delicious homemade soups, and made fresh daily salads.  Your meal is prepared using only the finest local & imported meats, cheeses, & breads from Chicago & New York. Check out our daily specials or create your own sandwich or salad.
Location & Hours
212 West Washington Street
Monticello, IL 61856

217-762-9221


Monday - Thursday: 11am - 7pm
Friday: 11am - 8pm
Saturday: 11am - 4pm
Special Offers
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Or Text BROWNBAG to 51660
 

Specials

Specials are updated daily at 10:00am
Sandwiches
Omelette

    • Chicken Taco Salad

       

      Seasoned chicken on a bed of lettuce with tomato, grated cheese, onion, salsa, olives and sour cream with a side of tortilla chips.

      price: $7.95

    • Chili Cheese Fries

       

      Our famous fries smothered with our homemade chili and plenty of cheese.

      price: $3.50

    • Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork

       

      Pulled pork heaped on a toasted kaiser roll with a side of creamy coleslaw and your choice of sweet or tangy homemade sauce.

      price: $7.95

    • Italian Meatball Sub

       

      Meatballs smothered in marinara sauce and topped with a four cheese blend stuffed into a toasted white sub.

      price: $6.50

    • Stuffed Avocado

       

      A half avocado stuffed with a scoop of side salad of your choice on a bed of lettuce and tomato.

      price: $5.50

    • Yummus Hummus

       

      Roasted red pepper hummus, fresh cucumber, tomato, avocado, sprouts, fresh red pepper and red onion piled onto a toasted seasoned flatbread.

      price: $6.50

Salads
Omelette

    • Bonnie's Turkey Salad

       

      Scoop: $3.95

      Bread: $5.95

      Croissant: $6.50

    • Cottage Cheese

       

      price : $2.50

    • Deluxe Chicken Salad

       

      Scoop: $3.95

      Bread: $5.95

      Croissant: $6.50

    • Fresh Fruit

       

      price : $3.95

    • Potato Salad

       

      price : $2.50

    • Waldorf Salad

       

      price : $3.50

Soups & Extras
Omelette

    • Cheesy Chicken Chowder

       

      Cup: $3.95

      Bowl: $4.95

    • Cheesy Broccoli

       

      Cup: $3.95

      Bowl: $4.95

    • Chili

       

      Cup: $3.95

      Bowl: $4.95

    Slice of Pie: $3.25

    Add Avocado Slices: $0.95

    • Lettuce Wraps

       

      NEW!! Now Introducing Lettuce Wraps! Come have your sandwich wrapped with crisp lettuce leaves!

    • Gluten Free Breads

       

      We now have Gluten Free rolls, bagels and bread! Come try either White, Wheat or Cinnamon Raisin bread today!

 

 

MENU 

Sandwiches
Sandwiches
  • Sandwiches

     

    Salami, Fresh Baked Turkey, Bavarian Baked Ham, or Chicago Roast Beef

    Bagel: $5.50

    Bread: $5.95

    Croissant: $6.50

    Half Sandwich: $3.25

    Chips: $0.95

    Avocado: $0.95

     

    Your choice of

     

    Cheese:
    American, Swiss, Cheddar, Co-Jack, Provolone

     

    Condiments:
    Mayo, Mustard, Lettuce, Tomato, Honey Dijon Mustard, Onions, Cucumbers, Sprouts

     

    Bread or Toast:
    Egg, Wheat, Rye, Sourdough, OnionRoll, Kaiser Roll, Pita Pocket








 
Mexican
Omelette
  • Mexican Club

     

    Turkey, Bacon, In a Flour Tortilla topped with grated Co-Jack, Lettuce, Sour Cream, Tomato, & 1000 Island Dressing

    price: $5.95

  • Taco Salad

     

    Lettuce, Tomato, Seasoned Ground Beef, Grated Co-Jack, Salsa, Onions, Sour Cream, Olives, Side of Tortilla Chips

    Small: $6.50

    Large: $7.95

  • Burrito

     

    Seasoned Ground Beef, Refried Beans, Onions, in a Flour Tortilla Topped with Salsa, Grated Co-Jack, Sour Cream, Olives, Lettuce, & Tomato

    price: $6.95

  • Bev's Burrito

     

    Seasoned Ground Beef, Refried Beans, Onions, in a Flour Tortilla Topped with Grated Co-Jack, Sour Cream, Olives, & Smotherd in our Home Made Chili

    price: $7.95

  • Bean Burrito

     

    Refried Beans, Onions, in a flour Tortilla,m Topped with Salsa, Grated Co-Jack, Sour Cream, Olives, Lettuce, & Tomato

    price: $5.95

  • Super Nachos

     

    Tortilla Chips Topped with Seasoned Ground Beef, Grated Co-Jack, Olives, Sour Cream, Tomato, & Salsa

    price: $6.50

For The Kids
Omelette
  • Kids Menu

     

    PB & Jelly: $1.95

    Cheese Toastie: $1.95

    w/ Ham or Bacon: $2.95

    Cole's Nachos: $2.95

    Mac & Cheese: $2.50

Brown Bag Specialties
Omelette
  • Tuna Salad

     

    with Lettuce & Tomato

    Bread: $5.50

    Croissant: $5.95

  • Egg Salad

     

    with Lettuce & Tomato

    Bread: $4.50

    Croissant: $4.95

  • Paula's Bagel

     

    Cream Cheese, Co-Jack, and Bacon

    price: $5.50

  • Honey Turkey Club

     

    Honey Turkey, Bacon, Co-Jack, on Egg Toast, Mayo, Lettuce, & Tomato

    price: $5.95

  • Creamation

     

    Salami, Co-Jack, Sprouts, Tomato, Italian Dressing & Herb Cream Cheese on a toasted Bagel

    price: $5.50

  • Mary Greene

     

    Turkey, Swiss Cheese, Cream Cheese, & Butter on a toasted Bagel

    price: $5.50

  • Toasted Bagel

     

    Plain, Butter, Cream Cheese

    Plain/Butter: $1.50

    Cream Cheese: $2.50

  • BLT on Egg Toast

     

    price: $6.50

  • The Veggie

     

    Melted Swiss, Tomato, Cucumber, Cole Slaw, Topped with Shredded Co-Jack & Lettuce in a Pita Pocket

    price: $5.95

  • The Veggie "2"

     

    Herb Cream Cheese, Co-Jack, Swiss, Honey Dijon Mustard, Tomato, Cucumber, & Sprouts on a toasted Croissant

    price: $5.95

  • Lite Veggie

     

    Fresh Raw Veggies, Slaw, Cucumber, Lettuce, & Tomato in a Pita Pocket

    price: $4.95

  • Hot Tuna Boat

     

    Tuna Salad & Co-Jack on a toasted sub bun

    price: $6.50

  • Health Sandwich

     

    Turkey, Swiss, Cucumber, 1000 Island Dressing, Tomato, & Sprouts on Wheat Bread

    price: $5.95

  • The Club

     

    Turkey, Turkey, Ham, Bacon, 1000 Island Dressing, Lettuce, & Tomato on toasted Egg Bread

    price: $6.95

  • Honey Berry Roll-Up

     

    Honey Turkey, Bacon, Grated Co-Jack, Mayo, Lettuce, Cranberries in a Tortilla

    price: $6.50

Soups and Chili
Soups
  • Soup & Chili

     

    Homemade Soups and Chili made fresh everyday See the daily specials for todays soups

    Cup: $3.95

    Bowl: $4.95

  • Roll & Butter

     

    Add a delicious Roll & Butter to your order

    Price: $0.50

Submarines
Submarine
  • Dagwood

     

    Roast Beef, Ham, Turkey, Swiss, Lettuce, 1000 Island Dressing, Tomato, & Pickle

    price:$5.95

  • Club Sub

     

    Ham, Turkey, Swiss, Bacon, Onion, Italian Dressing, Lettuce, & Tomato

    price:$5.95

  • Missi's

     

    Ham, Turkey, Swiss, Co-Jack, Ranch Dressing, Cucumber, Lettuce, & Tomato

    price:$5.95

  • Karina's

     

    Turkey, Co-Jack, Bacon, 1000 Island Dressing, Cucumber, Lettuce, & Tomato

    price:$5.95

  • Italian

     

    Ham, Pepporoni, Salami, Swiss, Italian Dressing, Onion, Lettuce, & Tomato

    price:$5.95

       

    Your choice of

     

    Hot, Cold, or Toasted - White or Wheat Sub

     
Salads
Omelette
  • Dinner Salad

     

    Lettuce, Tomato, & Grated Co-Jack

    price: $2.95

  • Deluxe Dinner Salad

     

    Lettuce, Tomato, Broccoli, Carrots, & Cumcumbers

    price: $4.95

  • Chef Salad

     

    Lettuce, Tomato, Ham, Turkey, Grated Co-Jack, & Egg

    Small: $4.95

    Medium: $5.95

    Large: $6.95

  • Buzz Salad

     

    Chopped Chicken, Fruit, Toasted Pecans, Parmesan cheese on a bed of Lettuce, & side of Poppy Seed

    Price: $7.95

  • Spinach Salad

     

    Spinach, Baacon, Egg, Mushrooms, & Croutons with a side of Poppy Seed Dressing

    Price: $7.95

  • Side Salads

     

    Egg Salad: $2.50

    Tuna Salad: $3.50

    Cole Slaw: $1.95

    Fresh Fruit: $3.95

    Potato Salad: $2.50

     

    Available Dressings:
    Raspberry Vinagerette, Sweet and Tangy, Blue Cheese, Italian, Ranch, 1000 Island, Poppy Seed, Honey Mustard, Fat Free Raspberry Vinagerette

Drinks
Omelette

Small: $1.25

Medium: $1.50

Large: $1.75

  • Soft Drinks

     

    Serving Pepsi Products

  • Brewed

     

    Iced Tea, Sweet Tea, Sport Tea

  • More

     

    Lemonade, Half & Half

     

    *Add strawberry compote to lemonade: $0.75

  • Coffee

     

    Small: $0.95

    Large: $1.20

  • Others

     

    Milk: $1.50

    Hot Chocolate: $1.25

    Hot Tea: $0.75

    Assorted Bottles: $1.95

     

    Add Cherry, Vanilla, Blackberry, or Rasberry syrup to any drink for $0.50

 

 
Pies By Inge

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  • Welcome

    Pies by Inge is based in historic downtown Monticello Illinois. Our families have been baking pies, cookies, cakes, and other baked goods for many generations. Now, we bring our extensive collection of delicious down home recipes to your customers or family.  We have provided baked goods to Monticello and the surrounding areas since 1990. The business began with an emphasis primarily on pie, but now offers a wide selection of desserts to tempt any sweet tooth.

     
  • Quick Pick Pies

    If you have an event come up suddenly or just run out of time to make your own dessert, give us a call to see if we can help.  We try to keep a variety of frozen premade pies for just those times. We also have a selection of frozen cakes and bars available.  The varieties of pies are constantly changing so please call The Brown Bag at 217-762-9221, and they can tell you the current inventory.

     
  • We Only Offer the Best

    We make everything fresh from scratch in small batches using only the finest ingredients. We bake the old-fashioned way without the use of preservatives or stabilizers so our desserts are meant to be enjoyed fresh from the oven. Two days' notice is appreciated for most orders. So if you need a dessert for Saturday, please call us by Thursday evening.

     

 

 
Next Door

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  • Stop on in!

    Celebrations is a locally owned and operated business specializing in gift items, balloons, cards, and specialty coffees!

    OPEN
    Mon: 7:00 am - 10:00 am
    Tue-Fri:7:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sat: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
     

 

 

 
Contact
Contact us:

 

212 West Washington Street
Monticello, IL 61856

 

Phone: 217-762-9221
 

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