Chesapeake Restaurant Dinner Menu

The Chesapeake Restaurant proudly serves local produce and seafood whenever possible. Many items on our dinner menu are gluten free. The following is a sampling of our latest dinner menu.

Seafood Starters

Bourbon Glazed Fish Bites 11
Fresh Local Catch, Sweet Bourbon Glaze, Pickled Vegetables

Old Bay Steamed Shrimp
Jumbo Carolina Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce and Drawn Butter
Half Pound 12 / Pound  22 *GF

Chesapeake Mac N Cheese  14
Fresh Cilantro, Parmesan and Pineapple Curry Dipping Sauce

Crispy Calamari  12
Fresh Cilantro, Parmesan and Pineapple Curry Dipping Sauce

Local Rappahannock Oysters

Oysters On The Half Shell
Vodka Cocktail Sauce, Black Pepper MignonetteWatermelon Rind Salsa, Pickled Radish
Half Dozen 14 / Dozen 26 *GF

Fried Oysters
Flash Fried in Our Signature Breading, Red Pepper Remoulade, Pickled Watermelon Rind
Half Dozen 14 / Dozen 26

Rappahannock Roasted
Herbed Parmesan Butter, Gremolada
Half Dozen 14 / Dozen 26 *GF

House Special “Angry Oysters”
Award Winning Crispy Buffalo Style Oysters with Hot and Sour Cabbage,
Watermelon Rind Salsa, Pickled Radish
Half Dozen 16 / Dozen 30

Oysters & Prosecco 18
Glass of Prosecco and Half Dozen Raw or Roasted Oysters *GF

Soups & Salads

Spring Asparagus Soup 9
Oyster Mushrooms, Prosciutto Crisp

Carters Creek She Crab Soup  10
Sherry Cream

Arugula and Strawberry Salad  10
Belgian Endive, Goat Cheese, Sriracha Sunflower Seeds, Sweet Lime Vinaigrette

Southern Caesar Salad  10
Romaine Hearts, Cornbread Croutons, Shaved Parmesan, Lemon, Anchovy

Golden Beet Bruschetta  9
Oven Roasted Sweet Golden Beets, Baby Arugula, Goat Cheese, Balsamico

Salad Sampler “A Tasting of Three Small Salads”  14
Arugula Strawberry Salad – Marinated Golden Beets

Seafood Specialties

Low Country Shrimp and Grits  32
Sauteed Carolina Shrimp, Creole Tomatoes, Andouille Sausage, Stone Ground White Cheddar Grits. *GF

Chesapeake Bay Crab Cakes  34
White Bean Salad, Grilled Vegetables, Red Pepper Remoulade

Seared Virginia Coast Sea Scallops  32
Warm Salad of Roasted Shiitakes, Snow Peas and Radish, Sesame Ginger Dressing, Sticky Rice Cake

Fresh Pasta Made Daily

Seafood Bolognese  32
Shrimp and Scallops in Herbed Cream over Semolina Fettuccini

Curried Spring Vegetable Pasta  27
Gluten Free Penne Pasta, Local Vegetables, Chickpea Curry Sauce, Mango Chutney Garnish, Toasted Cashews, Fresh Cilantro *GF

Fancy Fish

Tasmanian King Salmon  33
“There is No Finer Tasting Salmon in the World! Candy-Like in Appearance and Butter-Like in Flavor.” Grilled, Honey-Soy Glaze, Braised Green Onions, Warm Quinoa-Edamame Salad

Panko Crusted Flounder  32
Lump Crab, Charred Lemon Butter, Spring Pea Cream, Sweet Potato Mash, Local Asparagus

Simple Fish

Tuna, King Salmon, or Mahi Mahi
Grilled or Cast Iron Skillet Seared or Blackened  
20 each
Choose Sauce:  Lemon Chive Butter, Pineapple-Curry Glaze or Fresh Fruit Salsa *GF

Not Fish

Grilled Filet Mignon of Black Angus Beef
Cabernet Reduction, Roasted Oyster Mushrooms, Spring Vegetables, Garlic Mashed Potatoes
39 / Add Petit Crab Cake  +8

Lightly Fried Amish Chicken Breast  27
Collard Greens, Corn Pudding, Tomato Chow Chow
Our Chef Can Prepare this Grilled as an Option

Delicious Side Dishes are available to accompany your entree


Vanilla Crème Brûlée 9
Crisp Caramelized Brown Sugar Crust *GF

Peach and Blueberry Cobbler 9
Served Warm with “Homestead Creamery” Vanilla Ice Cream 9.00

“Virginia is for Chocolate Lovers” 9.5
Rich Flourless Chocolate Torte and Raspberry Coulis. Gluten and Dairy Free.

Key Lime Pie 8
A Tides Inn Classic! Creamy Key Lime, Graham Cracker Crust, Raspberry-Mango Coulis, Chantilly Cream

“House Special” Brownie Sundae 9
Roasted White Chocolate-Cinnamon Ice Cream over Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Chip Brownie

Virginia-Made All-Natural Ice Cream 7
Select from a variety of Ice Creams and Sorbets

Featured Cocktails

Our Featured Cocktails are made to order using Artisanal and House-Infused Liquors.

“MBB” Moonshine Berry Burst 12
Moonshine, Fresh Berries, Lemon, Soda Water

Ginger Mint Julep  12
Bourbon, Gingerbeer, Fresh Mint

Night Capp 12
Vanilla Vodka, Espress Liqueur, Baileys

Tides Banana Boat 12
Rum, Crème de Banana, Nassau Royal, Half & Half

Miss Ann 12
Southern Comfort, Cranberry Juice, Orange Juice

Summer Joy 12
Malibu Rum, Crème de Cacao

Cherry Sling 12
Vodka, Cherry Brandy, Grenadine, Sprite