Chowning’s Tavern

Chowning’s Tavern

  • $$
  • Accessible
  • Family Friendly

Cheers to Tradition

Gather ‘round at Chowning’s Tavern for hearty, Colonial-inspired pub fare, all served up in an authentic alehouse atmosphere. Try favorites of our founding fathers, including savory Shepherd’s Pye and satisfying trenchers served in bread bowls. Want to take a piece of Colonial Williamsburg home with you? Order a local craft beer and keep the traditional salted mug.

Chowning’s Tavern

  • Garden is Open Friday – Sunday “weather permitting”
  • Live Music: Tavern Musicians as available Friday – Sunday Noon – 7PM
  • Indoor Dining is closed at this time

 

Chowning's Tavern

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Plates to Share

(GF) Denotes item which can be prepared Gluten Free upon request.

  • Creole Fried Fingerling Potatoes

    5
  • Revolutionary Street Corn

    4
  • Josiah's Smothered & Covered Fries

    12

Starters

  • Snipped Greens Salet

    8
  • Caesar Salet

    7 Add Herb Grilled Chicken Breast $5
  • Brunswick Stew

    Cup 6

    Bowl 11
  • Welsh Rarebit

    9

Entrees

All sandwiches include choice of: House Chips, Fruit Cup or Tavern Slaw

  • Mr. Chowning’s Burger

    14
  • All Beef Hot Dog

    8
  • Beef Trencher

    14
  • Virginia Pork Barbeque Sandwich

    13
  • Smoke N' Spice BBQ Chicken BLT

    13
  • Veggie Burger

    14

Chowning's Tavern Low Country Shrimp Boil

  • Low Country Shrimp Boil

    16 * These items are cooked to order and may be served raw or under cooked. Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, beef, pork, lamb, seafood, shellfish, or eggs increases your risk of food-borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Chowning's Tavern - Kids' Menu

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Young Patriot’s Menu

For children 12 and younger.
All meals served with fountain beverage and choice of House-made Chips, Sautéed Vegetables, or Apple Sauce.

  • BBQ Pork Slider

    7
  • Chicken Tenders

    7
  • Hot Dog

    7
  • Cheese Pizza

    7

Chowning's Tavern - Beverages

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Beers and Ales

Order a pint of your favorite brew and keep the salt-glazed mug 26
Sample a flight of three ales of your choice 10
6 oz. taste 4.95
Pint 7
Pitcher 26

  • Old Stitch Brown Ale

  • Wetherburn’s Bristol Ale

  • Pocahoputs IPA

  • Dear Old Mum Spiced Ale

  • Liebotshaner Cream Ale

  • Weekend Lager

  • Bold Rock Virginia Cider

  • Mr. Chowning’s Seasonal Selection

    Josiah’s beer and ale inventory varies widely. Ask your server about the offerings of the day

From the Bottle

  • Raleigh Tavern Pale Ale

    5
  • O’Doul’s Amber

    5

Non-Fortified Beverages

  • Chowning’s Tavern Root Beer

    3
  • King’s Arms Ginger Ale

    3
  • Sparkling Apple Cider

    3
  • Apple Cider

    3

Fortified Beverages

Punch Bowls are made for sharing. Serves 2-4 people.

  • Josiah Chowning’s Punch Bowl

    28
  • Wine Punch Bowl (Sangaree)

    28
  • Rummer

    9
  • Strawberry Gin Smash

    9
  • Stone Fence

    9
  • Pimm’s Cup

    9
  • Chowning’s Spritzer

    9
  • Whiskey Cup

    9
  • Josiah’s Seasonal Cocktail

    9

Family Punch Bowls

Punch Bowls are made for sharing. Serves 2-4 people.

  • Pineapple Ginger

    12
  • Lemon and Berry

    12

Wine Selections

Sparkling and Rosé

  • Glass Half Carafe Bottle
  • Pehu-Simonet Sparkling 8 16 32
  • La Petite Perrière Rosé 8 16 32

Old World Whites

  • Glass Half Carafe Bottle
  • Tavern White 8 16 32
  • Champteloup Sauvignon Blanc 9 18 36
  • Annalisa Pinot Grigio 9 18 36

New World Whites

  • Glass Half Carafe Bottle
  • Governor’s White Riesling 8 16 32
  • Belcrème de Lys Chardonnay 9 18 36

Old World Reds

  • Glass Half Carafe Bottle
  • Tavern Red 8 16 32
  • Cantina Di Casteggio Barbera 9 18 36
  • Palladio Chianti 9 18 36

New World Reds

  • Glass Half Carafe Bottle
  • 10 Span Pinot Noir 9 18 36
  • Sterling Cabernet 10 20 40

Dessert Wines

  • Glass
  • Taylor’s 10 Year Old Tawny 9
  • Blandy’s 10 Year Old Malmsey Madeira 9

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