These are sample menus.

Menu is subject to change based on season & availability.

We are happy to accommodate dietary restrictions when possible.

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Smoked trout dip and hummus plate with pickles & house bread $9

Rock shrimp cocktail with citrus aioli, soft herbs & pistachios $10

Beet salad with arugula, blue cheese, candied pecans & apple cider vinaigrette $8


Crispy broccoli with egg, garlic crumb & caesar dressing $9

Calabash crab claws with crab roe aioli & lemon $12

Fried oysters with hot sauce mayo & pickled shallots $12

Orzo with spinach, clams & garlic cream $10

Bone marrow with bacon jam, fried onions & house bread $15


Skate chop with kimchi stew, fingerlings & calamari $23

Roasted whole fish with braised fennel, citrus & pepperoni breadcrumbs $28



Mackerel with charred cabbage, chorizo & hot mustard vinaigrette $23

Beer battered wild catfish with seaweed potato salad & house old bay $18

Wagyu with MS rice, roasted shiitakes, pickled enokis & steak sauce $28

Rockfish with lentils, celery root & rapini $26

Duck breast with oatmeal, roasted carrot and maple vinaigrette $28



Soft Serve sour cream/carrot cake $5Soft Serve chocolate/coffee $5

Sundae with cocoa nib crumble, cherries, hot fudge $7

"Banana pudding" with blondie, cheesecake & graham crumbs $7

Affogato soft serve with coffee $6 Add bourbon or rum $4



waffle with smoked fish, caper, shallot, egg yolk & everything bagel spice $12

pancake “danish” with cream cheese, strawberry compote & lemon glaze $10

brioche with ricotta, peas, trout roe & onion strings $8

meats & eggs

potato hash with surry sausage, pepperonata, soft scrambled eggs & cheddar $12   

rolled omelette with rock shrimp, tobiko & herb salad $10

skate chop & eggs with oats, fried eggs & red eye gravy $14

chicken thigh with grits, greens & hot honey butter $12

shares & sides

crispy crab claws with old bay ailoi $12

oysters on the half shell with bloody mary mignonette $10

coconut chia bowl with nuts, fruit & soft herbs $7

surry sausage $6

Edward’s bacon $6

2 eggs $3

crispy new potatoes/grits/oats $5




Haison Norwegian Farmhouse Ale
Benchtop Craft Brewing (Norfolk, VA)

Ritual Colors New American Hoppy Ale
Foreign Objects Beer Co. (Stratford, CT)

First Fruits Farmhouse Ale
Oxbow (Newcastle, ME)

Lamp German Pilsner
Ocelot Brewing Co. (Dulles, VA)



Proven Theory IPA
Benchtop Craft Brewing (Norfolk, VA)

SeaQuench Session Sour
Dogfish Head  (Milto, DE)

Pacifico Clara
Grupo Modelo. (Mexico)

Super Ultramega Hyperforce
Jester King Brewery (Austin, TX)




SPARKLINg & rose

Blaufränkisch   2017   Kobal Penina Sparkling Brut Rosé (Slovenia) $12/ $44

Chardonnay    NV    Domaine Rolet Pere & Fils Cremant du Jura Brut (Jura, France) $37

Chenin   2016   Grange Tiphaine ‘Nouveau Nez’ (Montlouis, Loire, FR) $50

Malavasia Bianca 2018 Early Mountain Vineyards (Madison, VA) $50

Gamay   2017    Guindon Coteaux D’Ancenis Rosé (Loire Valley, FR) $8/$25

Pinot Noir/Chard   2018   Cambridge Road Rose of Venus (Martinborough, NZ) $40

Syrah/Grenache/Mouvedre 2017 Matthiasson Rose (Napa, CA) $42

Pinot Noir NV Pierre Paillard ‘Les Parcelles” Grand Cru Extra Brut (Champagne, FR)


Erbaluce 2107 Luigi Ferrando ‘Cariola’ (Piedmont. IT) $12/$38

Albariño 2016 Adega Pedralonga ‘Serea’ (Rias Baixas, SP) $12/$38

Chenin 2018 J. Mourat ‘Chenin de Jardin’ (Loire, FR) $12/$38  

Pinot Grigio 2016 Ptujska Klet ‘Pullus’ (Ptuj, Slovenia) $34

Riesling Trocken 2016 Ulli Stein ‘Blue Slate’ (Mosel, GER) $36

Sauv Blanc, Semillion, Sauv Gris 2016 Le Jonc Blanc “les Sens du Fruits’ (Bergerac,FR)

Macabeo/Chenin 2016 Escoda-Sanahuja ‘Els Bassotets’ (Conca de Barbera, SP) $43

Melon de Borgogne 2014 Domaine des Cognettes ‘Clisson’ (Loire, FR) $46

Riesling/Petit Manseng 2015 Lightwell Survey ‘Hinterman’ (Madison Co., VA) $50

Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Cambridge Road  ‘Down the rabbit hole’ (Martinborough, NZ) $50

Chenin 2016 Michel Autran ‘Les Enfers Tranquilles’ (Loire, FR) $56

Riesling 2017 Peter Lauer ‘Kern’ (Mosel, GER) $75


Red wine

Gamay 2014 Pascal & Jean Philippe Granger ‘Le Bouteau’ (Beaujolais, FR) $11/$36

Mencia 2017 Guimaro (Amandi, Ribeira Sacra, SP) $12/$38

Grenache/Syrah 2016 Domaine de Fenouillet' “Terres Blanche” (Rhone, FR) $12/$38

Sousón/Caiño/Brancello Longo 2016 Eira Dos Mouros (Galicia, SP) $35

Pinot Noir 2018 J.Mourat ‘Roquin de Jardin’ (Loire, FR) $38

Gamay 2016 Domaine de Billards (Saint Amour, Beaujolais, FR) $45

Cabernet Franc 2017 Les Arches de Belliviere ‘Castor’ (Loire, FR) $48

Pinot Noir 2016 Milan Nestarec ‘Forks & Knives’ (Moravia, Czech Republic) $55

Gamay 2016 Domaine Des Billards (Saint Amour, Beaujolais, FR) $45

Pinot Noir 2015 Hofgut Fsalkenstein (Mosel, GER) $52

Mourvédre 2017 Dirty & Rowdy ‘Unfamiliar’ (Petaluma, CA) $53

Tempranillo 2017 Goyo Garcia ‘Joven de Vinas Viejas’ (Gumiel de Mercado, SP) $54

Pinot Noir 2016 Milan Nestarec ‘Forks & Knives’ (Czech Republic) $55

Syrah 2017 Arnot-Roberts (Sonoma Coast, CA) $65

Pinot Noir 2015 Lioco ‘La Selva’ (Anderson Valley, Mendocino, CA) $70

Merlot, Cabernet, Petit Verdot 2014 Barboursville ‘Octagon’ (Barboursville, VA) $90



gin tonic - 10
rangpur gin, orange flower, tonic, lime, herb

tonic, suze, magic - 10
suze, white port, juice, tonic, cardamom, soda

mermaid sighting - 9 
white rum, manzanilla, green chartreuse, salt, citric acid

it’s always spritz weather - 10
aperol, fino sherry, london dry gin, dolin blanc, guava soda, grapefruit bitters

this slaps - 11
amaro pasubio, amaro nonino, citrus, cinnamon

calypso club - 12
liquore strega, braulio, haitian rum, sour orange, pineapple, angostura

chimbo cup - 11
rum, brandy, wine, pimms, orange curacao, lime oleo 

electric jellyfish - 12
ostervit, dolin blanc, green chartreuse, lime, spirulina

toucan do it - 12
gin, campari, banana, pineapple, grapefruit, lemon, blackstrap, egg white, lime ash

the mariner* - 13
rums, reposado tequila, montenegro, patron xo coffee liqueur, cinnamon, lime, grapefruit

transatlantic painkiller - 13
va highland single malt, smith & cross, amontillado, orange, coconut, pineapple, ango

rosita* - 12
reposado, campari, fino, cocchi rosa, dry vermouth

rebbeneck* - 12
bourbon, averna, orange liqueur, peychaud’s (served room temperature)

always money in the banana stand - 12
bourbon, madeira, banana liqueur, cinnamon, lemon

the long goodbye*- 12
cynar, mezcal, orange, demerara, soda

paper plane*- 12
bourbon, aperol, amaro nonino, lemon

revolver* - 13
bourbon, coffee liqueur blend, orange bitters

*drinks that are classics or are credited to their creators on our menu

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