And it's drenched in beer cheese sauce.

By Tim Nelson
Updated September 01, 2020

For much of the incredibly strange year of 2020, Wendy’s has focused on getting us to try their breakfast. That menu was first unveiled back in February, and they’ve been trying to give away some of those breakfast items for free or else very cheap in the months since then.

That emphasis on feeding folks willing to get to a drive-thru before 10:30 AM doesn’t mean Wendy’s has completely lost sight of what’s on the menu throughout the rest of the day, however. Now, they’re introducing a menu item whose very name suggests that you probably shouldn’t eat it for breakfast.

I’m talking about their new Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger, Wendy’s big, bold return to the world of pretzel bun burgers after a bit of time off. Sandwiched between two of the aforementioned pretzel buns, you’ll find a quarter pound of fresh (but never frozen) beef, a slice of muenster cheese, three strips of Applewood smoked bacon (making it half as bacon-y as the Breakfast Baconator), crispy fried onions, and pickles. That’s all drenched in a beer cheese sauce and a smoky honey mustard, adding in some extra savory flavors to round things out.

Credit: Wendy's


If you want most of that bacon pub goodness (god, how I wish a “bacon pub” was a real place) with a little less red meat, Wendy’s has you covered as well. Alongside the Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger, they’re also introducing a Pretzel Bacon Pub Homestyle Chicken Sandwich, which features all of the same ingredients mentioned above, but with a Homestyle Chicken Filet taking the place of the beef.

No matter what your choice of primary protein, these mouthwatering menu items will have you longing for a draught beer to wash them down with. Now if only Wendy’s could start serving beer...