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

  • Indoor Dining |Garden is Open Wednesday – Sunday “weather permitting”
  • Live Music: Tavern Musicians as available Friday – Sunday Noon – 7PM

 

Chowning's Tavern - All Day Fare

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Plates To Share

  • Creole Fried Fingerling Potatoes

    5
  • Revolutionary Street Corn

    4
  • Josiah's Smothered & Covered Fries

    12

Starters

  • Snipped Greens Salet

    8.00
  • Classic Caesar Salet

    7.00 Add Herb Grilled Chicken $5
  • Brunswick Stew Cup/Bowl.

    6.00/11.00
  • Welsh Rarebit

    8
  • Savory Pasty

    8

Entrees

All Sandwiches include choice of: House Chips, Fruit Cups, Tallow Fries $2 upcharge

  • Mr. Chowning's Burger

    14.00
  • All Beef Hot Dog

    10.00
  • Beef Trencher

    15.00
  • Virginia Pork Barbeque Sandwich

    13.00
  • Smoke N' Spice BBQ Chicken BLT

    14.00
  • Veggie Burger

    14.00
  • Chowning's Tavern Low Country Shrimp Boil

    16
  • Shepard's Pie

    17
  • Seasonal Vegetable Pithivier

    14

Beers and Ales

Sample a flight of four beers of your choice $11

5oz taste - $4.50
16oz pint - $7.50
24oz mug - $10.50
Souvenir Pint & Beer - $20
Souvenir Mug & Beer - $25

*Josiah's seasonal beer and ale inventory varies widely. Ask you server about the offerings of the day and seasonal beer pricing.

Draught Beers

  • Old Stitch Brown Ale Williamsburg, VA
  • Seasonal Rotating IPA
  • Dear Old Mum Spiced Ale Williamsburg, VA
  • Tavern Classic Lager Williamsburg VA
  • Seasonal Hard Cider Virginia
  • Vienna Lager Roseland, VA
  • Tavern Seasonal Selections

From the Bottle

  • Raleigh Tavern Pale Ale 5
  • O'Doul's Nonalcoholic 5
  • Bud Light Seltzer 5

Non-Fortified Beverages

  • Chowning's Tavern Root Beer 3
  • Sparkling Apple Cider 3
  • Apple Cider 3
  • Saratoga Bottled Water, Sparkling or Spring 7

Family Punch Bowls

  • Lemon and Berry

    12

Punch Bowls

Mr. Chowning's Punch Bowl
Served in a Punch Bowl, Made for Sharing, Serves 2-4 people
$28 per bowl

  • Josiah Chowning's Punch Bowl

Fortified Beverages

  • Rummer

    12
  • White Christmas Russian

    13
  • Concord Grape Collins

    13
  • Hot Toddy

    15
  • Witches Revenge

    13
  • Hot Buttered Rum

    11

Wine

Sparkling and Rose

  • Glass Half Carafe Bottle
  • Pehu-Simonet Sparkling, France 8 16 32
  • La Petite Perriere Rose, France 9 18 3

White

  • Glass Half Carafe Bottle
  • Tavern White California 8 16 32
  • Champteloup Sauvignon Blanc, France 9 18 36
  • Annalisa Pinot Grigio, Italy 9 18 36
  • Rapidan River Riesling, Virginia 9 18 36
  • Belcreme de Lys Chardonnay, California 10 20 40

Red

  • Glass Half Carafe Bottle
  • Tavern Red California 8 16 32
  • Williamsburg Winery Merlot, Virginia 10 20 40
  • 10 Span Pinot Noir, California 9 18 36
  • Sterling Cabernet, California 10 20 40

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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