Lunch Menu

All entrees served with our complimentary house made sweet breads 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: add $7.95



Recommended broiled almandine.



Best grilled or blackened.

Boston Haddock


Mild, moist and flaky. Best Hazelnut crusted.

Chefs Featured Fish

Market Price

Best suggested preparation according to the type of fish.

Boston Scrod


Wild caught, best broiled or blackened.

Atlantic Salmon


Lends itself well to poaching, grilling or blackening.

Rainbow Trout


Recommended Broiled Almandine.

Atlantic Swordfish


Best Grilled or blackened and Hazelnut crusted.


Aruba Shrimp Salad


Coconut shrimp over fresh mixed greens, red onions, Applewood smoked bacon, glazed pecans, tomatoes, cucumbers and Maytag blue cheese crumbles, with Strawberry vinaigrette. (Also available with grilled chicken $13.95).

Soup & Salad

A house salad with your favorite soup:
She Crab Soup – $9.95
Clam Chowder – $7.95
Gazpacho or Mediterranean Fish – $7.95

Monterey Chicken Salad


Grilled chicken over fresh mixed greens, bell peppers, tomatoes, red onion, Applewood smoked bacon, and cheddar cheese.

Martha’s Vineyard Salad


Fresh mixed greens, red onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, sun dried sweet cherries, cornbread croutons, and Maytag bleu cheese crumbles, with maple vinaigrette and your choice of grilled chicken, or grilled or blackened salmon.

Crab Louie Salad


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


Grilled Chicken Sandwich


Topped with grilled Smithfield ham and Havarti cheese.

Grilled Chicken Club


Grilled chicken, Applewood smoked bacon and Havarti cheese with mayonnaise, mixed greens and tomato on toasted sour dough or Wheat berry bread.

Crab Cake Sandwich


One of our famous fresh Virginia lump crab cake served on a toasted Kaiser roll.

Crispy Fish Sandwich


Hand breaded Boston Haddock topped with lettuce and tomatoes. Served with our house made tartar sauce on a toasted Kaiser roll.

  • mayonnaise,
  • salmon,

Chesapeake Lump Crab Sandwich


Fresh Virginia lump crabmeat, grilled Smithfield Red Eye ham and Havarti cheese served on a toasted Kaiser roll.

Lunch ala Dinner

Some of our more popular dinner entrees priced a few dollars less than the normal dinner price.

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.

Broiled Seafood Combination


Fresh sea scallops, Gulf shrimp and chef’s choice of two kinds of fresh fish.

Crab Cake and Latke Combination


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

Three Fish Grill


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

Crab Louie Classics

Fried Jumbo Shrimp


Gulf Shrimp lightly breaded and golden fried.

Crab Cake


One of our award winning fresh Virginia lump crab cake sautéed in butter until crisp. Also available broiled.

Fried Oysters


Select oysters lightly breaded and deep fried.

Fried Seafood Combination


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

Nantucket Fried Sea Scallops


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

Pasta & Chicken

Chicken & Smithfield Pasta


Boneless chicken breast sautéed with Smithfield Red Eye Ham in a parmesan cream sauce with linguine.

Grilled Chicken Dijon


Char grilled boneless chicken breasts with a Garlic White Wine Dijon Sauce.

Southwest Chicken


Boneless chicken breast, spice rubbed and grilled. Southwestern Remoulade.

Uniquely Crab Louie's

Shrimp Diane


Gulf shrimp sautéed in a spicy Cajun garlic butter with mushrooms and fresh chives. 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)

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)

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.

1352 Sycamore Square, Midlothian, VA