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+ Shrimp Cocktail - Six Jumbo Tiger Shrimp served with a citrus cocktail sauce. GF $12
+ Smoked Norwegian Salmon - Smoked Salmon rolled with an herbed cream cheese. Served atop toast points with thinly sliced red onion and capers. Also Available GF $12
+ Fresh Layered Mozzarella, Prosciutto and Tomato - Served with freshly cracked peppercorn medley and chiffonade basil; drizzled with olive oil and an orange balsamic reduction. $12
+ Stuffed Mushrooms -Stuffed with bacon, Parmesan cheese, basil and seasoned breadcrumbs. $11
+ Oysters Rockefeller - Baked Oysters topped within a bacon, spinach,  Parmesan cheese, and Sambuca cream sauce finished with seasoned bread crumbs. Also Available GF $12
Brie Cheese - Baked with honey, brown sugar and toasted almonds. Served in a toasted bread bowl. $13
Escargot - Escargot baked in an herb garlic butter, served on a toasted puff pastry. $10
+ The Ferracci - Blackened Filet tips served over fried spinach topped with
bleu cheese crumbles, scallions, and port wine reduction.
(Generous Helping)
Combination Platters Available for Large Parties - A combination of four of the above + marked items.                                               Per Person $12

Soup & Salad
  Tavern Onion Soup - Caramelized onions finished in a sherry beef broth with homemade croutons topped with melted Swiss cheese and sliced scallions. $7
Classic Caesar Salad - Crisp romaine lettuce tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing garnished with croutons, shaved Parmesan, and lemon wedges.                                                       or with blackened Filet tips for
                                                                            or grilled Sea Scallops for

House Dressings:  Garlic Parmesan        Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette 
                                 Honey Dijon             Blue Cheese
Traditional German Fare
Kassler Rippchen - Two German smoked Pork Chops served with pan-fried spaetzle, beef mushroom demi-glace, and homemade pickled red cabbage with golden raisins. $27
Wienerschnitzel - Breaded veal cutlets served with pan-fried spaetzle, beef mushroom demi-glace and homemade pickled red cabbage with golden raisins.. $30
Jagerschnitzel - Pork tenderloin cutlets dredged and pan-fried in a smoked paprika flour, finished with a creamy white wine, thyme, and mushroom demi-glace. Served with pan-fried spaetzle and homemade pickled red cabbage with golden raisins. $27
Tavern Signature Dishes
*   Filet Medallions - Two, Four-ounce of carefully selected, hand cut Black Angus Beef grilled to order. GF $36
 * Stuffed Filet Mignon - Eight-ounce of Carefully selected, hand cut Black Angus Beef breaded and stuffed with shrimp, bacon, ricotta and herb cream cheese finished with a Marsala reduction. $44
 * Black and Bleu Medallions - Two, Four-ounce of carefully selected, hand cut Black Angus Beef medallions blackened in a cast iron skillet topped with bleu cheese crumbles and Port wine reduction. GF $42
 * New York Strip - Ten-ounces of marinated grilled center cut NY Strip. Served with a side of Orange Chipolte Honey. GF $37
 * New Zealand Full Rack of Lamb - Frenched and grilled, finished with a wild mushroom Marsala reduction with lavender and mint. GF $42
 * Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breasts - Two, Eight-ounce peppercorn encrusted duck breasts, served with a blueberry demi-glace port wine reduction. GF  $40
 * Chicken and Risotto - A Six ounce Pan Seared Chicken Breast served over wild mushroom risotto and topped with homemade bacon jam. GF $27
Scallops au Gratin - Pan-seared sea scallops baked in a parmesan cream sauce topped with a basil oil, parmesan, and seasoned bread crumbs. 
Also Available - GF
Baked Salmon - Northern Atlantic Salmon stuffed with tomatoes, spinach and Feta cheese topped with grilled asparagus. Served over Basmati rice and finished with a citrus herbed compound butter. GF $34
Crab Cakes - Two Pan-seared Four-ounce crab cakes with onions, peppers and jumbo lump crab meat, served with a side of smoked paprika, jalapeno, and cilantro aioli. $38
Tavern Trout - Grilled North Carolina Rainbow Trout served skin-on over toasted almond and mushroom wild rice served with asparagus and finished with a dill, horseradish compound butter. GF $34
Jambalaya - A "SPICY" blend of shrimp, crawfish tails, bacon and Andouille sausage, sautéed with vegetables, basmati rice and cajun spices.
Also Available - GF                                                                 Vegetarian

 * Tavern Pasta - See server for pasta of the day.               Vegetarian
                                                                                           Filet Tips
                                                                                           Grilled Scallops
 * These items are offered cooked to order or may contain raw or undercooked ingredients.  Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, sefood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.  
We reserve the right to add gratuity to any party. All entrees include salad and bread.  Most also include a choice of the sides of the day.  There is an additional charge for extra sauce as well as an upcharge foe Caesar salad and Tavern soup.  Split Plate Charge - $10.  Most items on the menu can be tailored to any individual, according to taste or dietary requirements within the limits of the kitchen.  Just ask your server.

Daily Specials Available

After Dinner Drinks
Max's Coffee  $9
Bushmill's Irish Whiskey, Bailey's, Kahlua and Coffee

Irish Coffee  $9
Bailey's, Irish Whiskey and Coffee

Stagecoach  $9
Frangelica, Bailey's and Coffee

Warm Stinger  $9
Barenjager (Honey Flavored Liquor) and Lemon Hot Tea

German Brandi/Liquors  $9
Kirshwasser Cherry Brandy, Asbach Brandi,
Obstler Apple/Pear Brandy, Apfelkorn Apple Brandy, Baranjager

Sandeman Ruby Port  $6
Churchill Port  $6

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