Chicken & Lemongrass Dumplings   $9
Steamed, then seared in ginger citrus glaze, served with Thai dipping sauce

Buffalo Chicken Wings   $10
Mild, medium or hot, with celery and carrot sticks & Bleu Cheese

Asian Sesame Chicken Wings  $10
Tossed in Thai glaze and sesame seeds, with celery and carrot sticks & Bleu Cheese

Mozzarella Sticks   $8
With house marinara for dipping

Boneless Buffalo Chicken Bits   $9
Mild, medium or hot, celery and carrot sticks & Bleu Cheese

Firecracker Chips  $8
House-cooked potato chips, melted Blue
Cheese fondue, drizzled with buffalo sauce,
topped with diced scallions




Ultra-thin crust pizza   $8
pepperoni, sausage, onions, hot peppers, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes  $1 each

Margarita Pizza  $9.50
Ultra-thin crust, with fresh plum tomatoes
and fresh Mozzarella




French Onion Soup... $6

Tavern Chili         Mug….$5      Bowl….$7

Soup & Chowder of the Day
Ask you server about today’s selections

*Marinated Filet Mignon Tips   $13
Served on garlic toast with creamy
horseradish dipping sauce

Founders Baked Clams   $9
Traditional chopped clam stuffing

Fried Calamari   $10
With house marinara for dipping

Crabcakes  $9
House-made, with smokey red pepper aioli

Chili Cheese Dip   $8
With house-cooked tortilla chips

Loaded Potato Skins   $8
Monterey Jack & Cheddar cheeses, onion, bacon and side of sour cream




Spinach Cobb Salad     $13
Grilled chicken, tomato, sliced hard boiled egg, avocado, red onion, Applewood bacon, over spinach, with dijon shallot vinaigrette

Caesar Salad   $8
Crisp Romaine, seasoned croutons, shredded
Parmesan & Caesar dressing

Mixed Pub Salad   $6
Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, shredded carrots, red onion, crumbled goat cheese, balsamic vinaigrette

Tavern Salad   $8
Field greens, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, sliced apple, crumbled Gorgonzola & vinaigrette

Add a “bunless burger” to any salad ..…..$4
Add chicken or shrimp to any salad……..$5/$7


*Tavern Tips & Shrimp   $23

Marinated filet mignon tips topped with crispy fried onions, crabmeat stuffed shrimp, mashed potatoes and vegetable


*Grilled Skirt Steak  $23

Teriyaki ginger glaze, garlic mashed potatoes,

asparagus and crispy fried onion straws


Stuffed Shrimp Scampi $20

Crabmeat stuffing, over linguine


Chicken Milanese  $19

Crispy milanese style chicken breast, with arugula, fresh Mozzarella, tomato, red onion, over linguine with balsamic glaze


Sausage Rustica  $18

Sweet sausage, artichoke hearts, white beans spinach, and sundried tomatoes, tossed with penne pasta in light garlic & oil with shaved Parmesan


Fried Flounder   $16

Breaded to order with Japanese bread crumbs, fries and cole slaw


Fried Shrimp   $16

7 large shrimp breaded to order, with Japanese bread crumbs, fries and cole slaw


Baby Back Ribs     Half rack $11    Full $19

Tender BBQ pork, slow cooked for hours in our sweet & spicy BBQ sauce, with fries and cole slaw






Onion Rings      $6       

Mashed Potatoes   $5

French Fries      $5       

Sweet Potato Fries  $6

Balsamic Mixed Greens  $4


(served with French fries, sweet potato fries, house-cooked potato chips, side of mixed greens or cole slaw) No other substitutes available



Ground fresh daily ~  Create your own!

~ Served with lettuce & tomato ~

American, Swiss, Cheddar, Monterey Jack,

Mozzarella, sautéed mushrooms or onions

(Bleu Cheese or Bacon… Add $1.00)


*Tavern Burger   $10

Marinated, topped with Monterey Jack & Cheddar and sliced hot peppers


*Steakhouse Burger….$11.50

Marinated, with creamy Blue Cheese, & crispy fried onion straws, on a toasted Blue Duck potato roll


Chicken Bacon Cheddar Grill   $10

On a toasted ciabatta roll with red onion & chipolte mayo


Roast Turkey & Bacon   $10

Applewood smoked bacon, lettuce & tomato on toasted country white


*Steak Sandwich   $14

Tender, marinated sliced filet mignon, with sautéed mushrooms & onions on toasted garlic ciabatta


*Tavern Steak Wrap     $12

Marinated sliced skirt steak, lettuce, tomato, crispy fried onion straws & tangy horseradish sauce on a garlic herb wrap


Pulled Pork Sandwich   $10

Slow cooked and hand-pulled, served on a toasted Blue Duck potato roll with a side of sweet & spicy BBQ sauce


*Asian Tuna Wrap   $13

Grilled tuna with sweet ginger Thai sauce, Napa cabbage, mixed greens & side of wasabi


Fried Flounder Sandwich  $11

With lettuce, tomato & tartar sauce on a toasted sesame seed roll


* This menu item can be cooked to your liking. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, fish, shellfish

  or eggs may increase your risk of a food-borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.


55500 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971


Call us to place an order to pick up.



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"Love! Go whenever I am in town!"~ Lori G.

"My very favorite place. Great good and great friendly people best wings and chili in town." ~ Rose B.

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