Dinner Menu

All entrees served with our complimentary house made sweet breads and relishes and one side dish:
Sautéed Vegetables Primavera
Sizzler Spinach
Cole Slaw
French Fries
Baked Potato (loaded add $1.75)
Ginger Jasmine Rice

Upgrade your House salad:
Topped with Maytag blue cheese crumbles: add $1.50
Caesar: add $1.75
Martha’s Vineyard: add $2.50

Our Hand Cut Fresh Fish Filets can be prepared in a variety of ways, including but not limited to:
Broiled (best with fresh cilantro lime butter)
Grilled (best with roasted lemon-chive butter)
Poached (best blackened with southwestern remoulade)
Broiled Almandine (best hazelnut crusted with Norfolk butter)

Private dining room available for large groups, rehearsal dinners, luncheons and family get-together’s. All items from our menu can be packaged for carry out.

Fresh Fish

Get any fish selection Norfolk Crab Crusted w/ 3oz’s of Crabmeat: add $7.95

Atlantic Swordfish


Best Grilled or blackened and Hazelnut crusted.



Best Grilled or Broiled.



Best grilled or blackened.

Atlantic Salmon


Lends itself well to poaching, grilling or blackening.

Boston Haddock


Mild, moist and flaky. Best Hazelnut crusted (broiled) or fried.

Chefs Featured Fish

Market Price

Best suggested preparation according to the type of fish.

Uniquely Crab Louie’s

Salmon Cakes


Fresh Salmon prepared with onions and peppers, broiled and topped with a Roasted Lemon-Dill cream sauce.

Shrimp & Scallops Mornay


Gulf shrimp and scallops prepared in a white wine cheese sauce, topped with Havarti cheese and baked.

The Tavern’s Jambalaya


Shrimp, chicken, and Andouille sausage, sautéed in a mildly spicy Creole tomato sauce with celery, onions, and peppers. Served over ginger jasmine rice. (no side)

Shrimp & Grits


Gulf shrimp sautéed in Tasso ham gravy with mushrooms and fresh chives, wine and tarragon, spooned over organic stone ground cheddar cheese grits. Low country cooking at its finest (no side)

Shrimp Diane


Gulf shrimp sautéed in a spicy Cajun garlic butter with mushrooms and fresh chives. Served over ginger jasmine rice. (no side)

Seafood Latke


Crabmeat, shrimp and lobster with onions and fresh herbs broiled and topped with a sweet red bell pepper sauce.

Walla Walla Salmon


Fresh salmon filet, pan seared with Ponzu-Teriyaki caramelized onions, with toasted coconut and lemon toasted almonds.

Salmon & Shrimp


Sautéed with vegetables in a Roasted Lemon-Chive butter, over ginger jasmine rice. Salad only.

Crab Louie Classics

Seafood Au Gratin


Jumbo lump & lump crabmeat mix, dry sea scallops and Gulf shrimp baked in a classic sherry cream sauce, topped with Havarti cheese and baked.

Fried Jumbo Shrimp


Gulf Shrimp lightly breaded and golden fried.

Crab Cake


Our award winning fresh Virginia lump crab cakes sautéed in butter until crisp. Also available broiled.

Nantucket Fried Sea Scallops


Fresh Nantucket Sea Scallops lightly breaded and deep fried golden brown, or broiled with Cream Sherry.

Fried Oysters


Select oysters lightly breaded and deep fried.

Seafood Combinations

Crab Cake and Latke Combination


Our two most popular entrees; a crab cake and a seafood latke.

Broiled Seafood Combination


Nantucket scallops, gulf shrimp, chef’s choice of two fresh fish and a mini salmon cake.

Three Fish Grill


Chef’s choice of three fish from tonight’s fresh catch.

Crab Cake & Gulf Shrimp


Choice of grilled or fried gulf shrimp and one of our jumbo lump crab cakes.

Fried Seafood Combination


Gulf shrimp, Nantucket scallops, oysters and fresh fish lightly breaded and fried.

Norfolk Sautéed Combination


Fresh Virginia crab lumps, Nantucket scallops and gulf shrimp sautéed in butter, fresh lemon, and sherry.

Filet Mignon with Gulf Shrimp


6 oz Cut “in house” Angus Filet Mignon paired with our jumbo gulf shrimp fried or grilled.

Filet Mignon and Crab Cake


Our award winning crab cake and 6 oz Cut “in house” Angus Filet Mignon.

Steaks & Chicken

Aged New York Strip Steak


12-ounce Aged Angus Beef, neatly trimmed, grilled to your preference.

Filet Mignon


6 oz Cut “in house” Angus Filet Mignon grilled to your preference.

Grilled Chicken Dijon


Char grilled boneless chicken breasts in a garlic white wine Dijon sauce.

Southwest Chicken


Boneless chicken spice rubbed and grilled served with our Southwestern Remoulade sauce.


Pastas served with a house salad, add any side dish above for $2.75.

The Tavern’s Seafood Alfredo Pasta


Fresh salmon, sea scallops, gulf shrimp and baby spinach sautéed in garlic, flamed with sherry and finished in a Parmesan cheese sauce.

Chicken & Smithfield Pasta


Boneless chicken breast sautéed with Smithfield ham and red bell peppers in a Parmesan cream sauce with freshly cooked linguine.

Lighter Fare

Aruba Shrimp Salad


Coconut shrimp over mixed greens, red onions, Hickory smoked bacon, glazed pecans, tomato, cucumber, and Maytag blue cheese, with strawberry vinaigrette (available with grilled chicken, same price).

Martha’s Vineyard Salad

Chicken $16.95, Salmon $17.95

Mixed greens, red onion, mushroom, tomato, sun dried sweet cherries, cornbread croutons and Maytag bleu cheese, with maple vinaigrette your choice of grilled or blackened chicken or salmon.

Crab Louie Salad


A splendid offering of crabmeat and shrimp on layers of fresh vegetables with chilled greens and hard boiled egg.

Crab Cake Sandwich


Our famous crab cake served on a toasted Kaiser roll with a choice of a side dish.

Chesapeake Sandwich


Nothing but lump crabmeat, Smithfield Red Eye Ham and Havarti cheese served on a toasted Kaiser roll with a choice of a side dish.

1352 Sycamore Square, Midlothian, VA