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* Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo tiger shrimp served with a citrus cocktail sauce.
* Smoked Norwegian Salmon
Norwegian Smoked Salmon rolled with herbed cream cheese. 
Served on toast points with thinly sliced red onion and capers.
* Fresh Mozzarella, Prosciutto and Tomato
Layered, served with cracked black pepper and chiffonade basil; drizzled with olive oil and an orange balsamic reduction.
* Stuffed Mushrooms
Stuffed with bacon, Parmesan, basil and breadcrumbs.
* Oysters Rockefeller
Baked Oysters in a Parmesan cream sauce stuffed with spinach, bacon, and Parmesan cheese.
Brie Cheese
Baked with honey, brown sugar and toasted almonds. Served in a toasted bread bowl.
Escargot baked in an herb garlic butter. Served in a toasted puff pastry.
Combination Platters Available for Large Parties
A combination of four of the asterisked items above.
Per     Person

Soup & Salad
Tavern Onion Soup
Caramelized onions finished in a sherry beef broth with homemade croutons and Swiss cheese.

Classic Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing garnished with croutons, Parmesan cheese and lemon wedges.
                                                     or with blackened prime rib filet tips for
                                                     or grilled sea scallops for

 House Dressings 
                               Garlic Parmesan          Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette 
                               Honey Dijon                Blue Cheese
Traditional German Fare
Kassler Rippchen (medium to full-bodied white wine)
Two German smoked pork loins served with spaetzle, beef mushroom gravy and red cabbage.
Wienerschnitzel (semi-dry to sweet white wine)
Pan-fried, breaded veal cutlets served with spaetzle, beef mushroom gravy and red cabbage.
Jagerschnitzel (Hunter's Schnitzel) (spicy and fruit forward red wine)
Pork tenderloin cutlets dredged in flour and pan-fried, finished with a creamy white wine and mushroom thyme demi-glace. Served with spaetzle and red cabbage.
Tavern Signature Dishes
Filet Medallions (medium to full-bodied red wine)
Eight ounces of USDA Prime Black Angus Beef grilled to order. 
Gluten Free.
Stuffed Filet Mignon (complex & mature red wine)
Eight ounce of USDA Prime Black Angus Beef with a stuffing of shrimp, bacon, ricotta and herb cream cheese. Breaded and glazed with a Marsala reduction.
Black and Bleu Medallions (spicy and fruit forward red wine)
Eight ounces of blackened USDA Prime Black Angus Beef topped with bleu cheese crumbles and port wine reduction. Gluten Free.
Ribeye (medium to full-bodied red wine)
14 ounces of Thick cut USDA Prime Black Angus Beef Ribeye marinated in a creamy horseradish sauce and grilled. Gluten Free.
Full Rack of Lamb (medium to full-bodied red wine)
Frenched rack of lamb, slowly grilled and finished with a Marsala reduction with Shiitake, Crimini, and Oyster mushrooms, lavender and mint.
Gluten Free.
NY Strip (medium to full-bodied red wine)
Ten ounces of a seasoned grilled center cut NY Strip. Served with Orange Chipotle Honey on the side. Gluten Free.
Chicken Saltimbocca (medium to full-bodied white wine)
Two breaded chicken breasts stuffed with spinach, prosciutto, and almond pesto; finished with a tarragon béchamel.
Peppercorn Encrusted Duck (spicy and fruit forward red wine)
Two, Eight ounce peppercorn encrusted duck breast, served with a blueberry port wine reduction. Gluten Free.
Scallops au Gratin (semi-dry to sweet white wine)
Pan-seared sea scallops baked in a Parmesan cream sauce topped with a basil oil, seasoned bread crumbs, and Parmesancheese.
Also Available Gluten Free.
Baked Salmon (fruity and dry white wine)
Northern Atlantic Salmon stuffed with stuffed with tomatoes, spinach and Feta cheese. Served over Basmati rice and grilled asparagus, finished with an herb compound butter. Gluten Free.
Crab Cakes (medium to full-bodied white wine)
Pan seared crab cakes with onions, peppers and jumbo lump crab meat, served with a jalapeno cilantro aioli.
Tavern Trout (medium to full-bodied white wine)
Grilled North Carolina Rainbow Trout over toasted almond and mushroom wild rice served with asparagus and finished with a dill, horseradish butter. 
Gluten Free.
Jambalaya (medium to full bodied red wine)
A "SPICY" blend of shrimp, crawfish tails, bacon and Andouille sausage, sautéed with vegetables rice and spices. 
Available Gluten Free.

                                                            Also available vegetarian style.

Tavern Pasta - See server for pasta of the day.
                                                                                     Filet Tips
                                                                                     Grilled Scallops

Daily Specials Available

After Dinner Drinks
Max's Coffee  $9.00
Bushmill's Irish Whiskey, Bailey's, Kahlua and Coffee

Irish Coffee  $8.50
Bailey's, Irish Whiskey and Coffee

Stagecoach  $8.50
Frangelica, Bailey's and Coffee

Warm Stinger  $8.00
Barenjager (Honey Flavored Liquor) and Lemon Hot Tea

German Brandi/Liquors  $8.00
Kirshwasser Cherry Brandy, Asbach Brandi,
Obstler Apple/Pear Brandy, Apfelkorn Apple Brandy, Baranjager

Sandeman Ruby Port  $6.50
Churchill Port  $7.50

( * ) We ask that parties of 15 or more limit their selections
        to those entrees marked with an asterisk.

All entrees include salad and bread. Most also include a choice of the sides of the day. 
                   Split Plate Charge - $10.00
                   Additional Sauces - $  5.00

All of our entrees are prepared by hand at the time they are
ordered. By doing this, we can serve you a quality product in a
quaint atmosphere. Please allow extra time to accommodate
the kitchen while they prepare your order.

All items on the menu can be tailored to any individual,
according to taste or dietary  requirements within limits
of the kitchen. Just ask our server.

We reserve the right to add gratuity to any party.

Make sure to hear about our daily specials, and after dinner,
your server will tell you which of our delicious desserts are
available today.

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