Colonial Tavern, Home to the Irish Brigade


Tavern's Cheddar Ale Dip
Served with pretzel bites $8

Potato Skins
Topped with cheddar jack cheese, bacon and scallions, Served with sour cream. $7

Stephanie’s Crab Dip
A blend of lump crab meat, cream cheese, White wine, onions, celery, jalapenos and red peppers. Served hot with your choice of hand cut chips or toasted baguette $11

Artichoke and Spinach Dip
Topped with tomatoes, scallions and parmesan cheese. Served hot with either hand cut chips or toasted baguette. $8

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Baked in a white wine butter sauce and topped with parmesan cheese. $10

Tilapia Bites
Beer battered tilapia pieces with sriracha mayonnaise. $7

French Bread Pizzas
Toasted baguette topped with marinara sauce, cheddar jack and parmesan cheeses. $7

Potato Leek or Soup of the Day
Served with Irish Soda Bread $5 mug or $3 cup

Pub Fare
Irish Nachos
Hand cut potato chips topped with cheddar jack cheese, black beans, corn, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and jalapeÑos.
Served with salsa and sour cream $9

Beer Battered Mozzarella Sticks $7

Feisty Leprechaun Wings
Served Buffalo, BBQ or habanero hot style with celery and a side of blue cheese or ranch $11

Tavern Chicken Strips
Served with French fries and your choice of honey mustard, buffalo, ranch or BBQ for dipping. $8

Beer Battered Mushrooms
Topped with parmesan cheese and served with ranch dressing $7

French Fries or Hand-Cut Potato Chips $4
Add Bacon or Cheese for $1 each.

Sampler Platter
Portions of mozzarella sticks, beer battered mushrooms, chicken strips and wings. Served with marinara, honey mustard and blue cheese or ranch. $15

Celtic Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine tossed in Caesar dressing with parmesan cheese and croutons $7

Spinach and Arugula Salad
Arugula and spinach with blue cheese crumbles, tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers and croutons, tossed in balsamic vinaigrette. $7

Emerald Isle House Salad
Red leaf and romaine topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, croutons, and cheddar jack cheese. $5
Add Chicken $4 Add Shrimp or Steak* $6 Add Salmon $8

Dressings: Balsamic Vinaigrette, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Ranch, Blue Cheese, 1000 Island, Caesar or Honey Mustard

All Sandwiches are served with choice of French Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, homemade Onion Rings or Hand-Cut Potato Chips.
Substitute cup of soup or house salad for $1
Bread Options: Rye, wheat, sourdough, baguette, wrap or Kaiser roll

Colonial Tavern's Pot Roast
Slow roasted chuck roast topped with gravy and served open- faced on your choice of toast. $10

Chicken Salad
Homemade chicken salad with garlic mayonnaise, dried cranberries and celery. Served on your choice of toast with lettuce and tomato. $8

Vegetarian Sub
Balsamic sautéed zucchini, squash, mushrooms, red peppers and carrots served on a baguette with arugula, tomato and sliced red onion. $9

Corned Beef Stack
Hand sliced corned beef with sauerkraut, 1000 island and white cheddar cheese. Served on grilled rye bread. $9

North Carolina Style Pork BBQ or Guinness Beef BBQ
Served on a toasted Kaiser roll with a side of coleslaw. $8

Brigade Burger*
A half pound of grilled ground sirloin served on a toasted roll with lettuce, tomato and onion. $8
Add American cheese, white cheddar cheese, bacon, sautéed onions or sautéed mushrooms. $1 each

Crab Cake Sandwich
Tavern’s homemade 4 oz crab cake served baked or fried on a toasted Kaiser roll with lettuce and tomato. $10

Grilled Chicken
Marinated grilled chicken breast served on a toasted Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and onion. $9
Add American cheese, white cheddar cheese, bacon, sautéed onions or sautéed mushrooms. $1 each

Fish Sandwich
Smithwick's beer battered tilapia served on your choice of bread with lettuce and tomato. $8

Traditional Fare
Corned Beef and Cabbage
Our homemade corned beef served with boiled cabbage and red potatoes. $12

Fighting Irish Fish and Chips
Smithwick’s beer battered Tilapia, served with French fries and tartar sauce $11

Homestead Shepherd’s Pie
Ground sirloin, carrots, onions and peas in homemade gravy topped with mashed potatoes and cheese or vegetarian style with sautéed seasonal vegetables topped with mashed potatoes and cheese. $10

Colonial Tavern's Pot Roast
Guinness slow roasted chuck roast topped with homemade gravy. Served with garlic mashed potatoes and vegetable medley. $14

Guinness Beef Stew
Served with mashed potatoes. $12

* Consuming undercooked meat or seafood may increase your risk for food borne illness
18% gratuity may be added to parties of 6 or more
Please no separate checks for parties of 6 or more

Main Fare
Add a house or Caesar salad to any entree for $2.00

Chicken Marsala
Sautéed chicken breast topped with mushrooms, onions and a marsala wine sauce. Served with your choice of two sides. $14

Ballyshannon Salmon*
Served one of two ways: Pan-seared with Guinness and honey glaze or blackened with a sweet lemon butter wine sauce. Served with your choice of two sides. $18

Seafood Platter
Shrimp (4), tilapia filet and a 4 oz crab cake served baked or fried with your choice of two sides. $18

Stout Burger*
A half pound of ground sirloin marinated in Guinness Stout and grilled. Served atop a potato pancake with vegetable medley. $10
Add American cheese, white cheddar cheese, sautéed onions, sautéed mushrooms or bacon. $1 each.

Shrimp Dinner
Beer battered fried shrimp or grilled shrimp served with your choice of two sides. $14

Tavern’s Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken breast, onions, peas, carrots and celery in a light cream sauce, baked with a flakey crust. $10

Crab Cake Dinner
Homemade 4 oz lump crab cake, baked or fried, served with two sides. 2 crab cakes $18

Steak *
8 oz prime King Kut sirloin served seasoned and grilled, blackened with a bourbon cream sauce or grilled with a red wine mushroom sauce. Served with your choice of two sides. $18

Sides: $4 each
French Fries
Onion Rings
Hand-cut Potato Chips
Sweet Potato Fries
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Vegetable Medley
Side of the Day
Roasted Red Potatoes
Garden Rice Pilaf
Baked Potato (after 5pm)

Kids Fare: $5 each
Grilled Cheese on wheat with Fries
Chicken Strips with Fries
Fish and Chips
Shepherd’s Pie


$2 with free refills
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Iced Tea, Coffee, Hot Tea,  Lemonade
$2 each
Cranberry Juice, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Hot Chocolate


Chocolate Mousse with whipped cream
French Toast Sundae with whipped cream 
Home made Cheesecake (selection varies)
Irish Ice Cream
Late Night Menu
  • Artichoke Spinach Dip: $8
  • Crab Dip: $11
  • Beer Battered Mozzarella Sticks: $7
  • Beer Battered Mushrooms: $7
  • BLT With French Fries: $6
  • Buffalo, Habanero or BBQ Hot Wings: $11
  • Chicken Salad Sandwich with French Fries: $8
  • Chicken Tenders with French Fries: $8
  • French Fries: $4
    (Add Cheese or Bacon $1 each)
  • Irish Nachos
    With Black Beans, Corn, lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Jalapenos and Cheddar Jack Cheese. Salsa and Sour Cream: $9
  • Pork BBQ Sandwich with French Fries: $8
  • Sampler Platter
    With portions of Wings, Chicken Tenders, Mushrooms, And Mozzarella Sticks with Marinara, Honey Mustard, Bleu Cheese or Ranch: $15

Weekly Specials
Monday - Friday 11:30 - 4:30 $5 lunches
Chicken Salad
Pork BBQ Sandwich
All served with French fries
Sunday $5 Burgers

An 18% Gratuity may be added for parties of six or more
Please NO Separate checks for parties of six or more

Prices and Selections May Vary
Bus Parking Available

406 Lafayette Blvd. Fredericksburg, VA 22401


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