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5100 Bar and Grill

5100In a word: At this point, our favorite place in McFarland.

The specs: #00870  
5100 Erling Ave., McFarland 53558
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JM ate the brisket cheddar bacon sandwich with a lemonade.
Nichole ate the breakfast burrito with coffee.
The bill was $20, or $10/person, plus tip.
JM and Nichole both gave 5100 Bar and Grill a B+ (see our grading rubric).

5100 was a good surprise. It's near the Greenie in McFarland, a town we've tended to  approach with gratitude-raisingly low expectations. We found 5100 to be a pretty dang well-put-together sports bar with good breakfast/brunch choices. The whole menu is a step more creative than average, and both items we tried were twists on bar standard.

The breakfast burrito was stuffed with mix of crumbly chorizo, chunks of tender sweet potato, and scrambled eggs in a flour tortilla. The side of smoky salsa was very good, though the stick-like (not sticky) hashbrowns were a miss.

The brisket cheddar bacon sandwich with BBQ sauce arrived too hot to handle, which gave Nichole a good head start. The sandwich was light on both bacon and sauce. The fatty (some would say too fatty) brisket dominated. Served on an oblong bun, the sandwich was nicely complemented by french fries.   

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If autumnal Sunday brunch for you should include tomato juice and the Jacksonville Jaguars, the 5100 at least is well-lit and serves the kind of food you'd actually want to eat.


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