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




Trial of Dmitri Beet Kvass
Benchtop Craft Brewing (Norfolk, VA)

Hazing Face Pale Ale
Benchtop Craft Brewing (Norfolk, VA)

First Fruits Farmhouse Ale
Oxbow (Newcastle, ME)

Buene Motueka Hopped Lager
Ocelot Brewing Co. w/ Anxo Cidery (VA/DC)



Soft Crash Galaxy
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

Macabeo/Xarel-lo   NV   Eudald Massana ‘Familia’ Cava  (Subirats, Catalonia, SP) $11/$34

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

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

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

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



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  

Xarel-lo 2015 Castell D’Age ‘L’Essencia’ (Catalonia, SP) $35

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

Pinot Grigio 2016 Ptujska Klet ‘Pullus’ (Slovenia) $37

Fiano 2017 Barboursville Vineyards  (Barboursville, VA) $40

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

Müller Thurgau/Pinot Blanc 2017 Jutta Ambrositsch “Kosmopolit’ (Vienna, Austra) $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 Grange Tiphane ‘Clef de Sol’ (Loire, FR) $56

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


Red wine

Grenache 2017 Domaine la Manarine (Côte du Rhône, FR) $12/$37

Gamay 2014 Pascal & Jean Philippe Granger ‘Le Bouteau’ (Beaujolais, FR) $10/$35

Grenache/Syrah 2016 Domaine de Fenouillet' “Terres Blanche” (Rhone, FR) $12/$37

Cabernet France 2016 Domaine Fabrice Gasnier ‘Les Graves’ Chinon (Loire, FR) $35

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

Pinot Noir 2016 J.Mourat ‘Roquin de Jardin’ (Loire, FR) $37

Gamay 2016 Domaine de Billards (Saint Amour, Beaujolais, FR) $47

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

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

Field Blend 2017 Ambrositsch ‘Rakete’ (Vienna, AUT)  $46

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

Cabernet Franc 2016 Lightwell Survey ‘The Weird Ones Are Wolves’ Madison Co. VA) $56

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

capris on -12

rum, pineapple vermouth, house curacao, grenadine, citrus, absinthe, peychaud’s 

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

modern cocktail*-10

scotch, sloe gin, lemon, absinthe and bitters

transatlantic painkiller-13

va highland single malt, smith & cross, amontillado, orange, coconut, pineapple, ango


reposado, campari, fino, cocchi rosa, dry vermouth

rebbeneck*-12 (served room temperature)

bourbon, averna, orange liqueur, peychaud’s

Always money in the banana stand-12

bourbon, madeira, banana liqueur, cinnamon, lemon


bourbon, coffee liqueur blend, orange bitters

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

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