Hours

Mon - Thurs 11:30am - close

Fri - 11:30am - close

Sat - 11am - close

Sun 11am - close

Tavern on Main

Address

150 Main Street

Westport,

Connecticut 06880

203.221.7222

ABOUT TAVERN

Located in an 1813 Sea Captain’s house on upper Main Street in Westport, Tavern serves innovative American fare in a unique historic setting. Our chefs create contemporary classics with the finest of locally sourced  ingredients from land and sea. Dine in our cozy taproom, intimate dining room with our three original brick fireplaces, or al fresco on our
spacious patio in season.

 

 

MENUS

Tavern’s menu features New England cuisine with Mediterranean and Latin accents. We source the freshest ingredients from local farms and purveyors, highlighting the best the region has to offer. From housemade pasta and award-winning artisanal cheese, to desserts created by our own chefs, our food is constantly evolving, incorporating the bounty of the season.

Our wine and beverage selections include carefully chosen wines from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia and the United States; classic and craft beers, and unique signature cocktails.

 

LUNCH

DINNER

BRUNCH

DESSERTS
& COCKTAILS

 

APPETIZERS AND SMALL PLATES

Chilled Copps Island Oysters* GF      each  2.5

house mignonette, cocktail sauce, lemon wedge

Hot Potato Chips     7

housemade potato chips, side of hot blue cheese.

add bacon 1.50

Salt & Pepper Calamari     11

lemon-lime jalapeño dipping sauce

Ahi Tuna Tartare* GF     13

toasted sesame seeds, avocado slices, mango relish,
sesame oil, wasabi aioli, sweet potato chips

Crab & Shrimp Cakes*     13

remoulade, frisée

House-smoked Salmon on Sweet Potato Blini      13

capers, red onions, tomatoes, horseradish lemon cream

Steamed Cape Cod Bay Mussels* GF     12

scallions, smoked paprika, garlic herbed sherry broth,
garlic crostini

Bruschetta Caprese     11

fresh mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil, 
basil oil, balsamic reduction

Mac & Cheese     9

creamy three-cheese sauce, truffle oil, bacon,

panko crumbs    add lobster 10

Tavern’s Flatbread     13

spinach, bacon, goat cheese, honey drizzle

Mezze Plate     12

housemade hummus, tzatziki, kalamata olives,
red pepper jam, grilled pita

Crispy Fried Artichokes     12

roasted garlic aioli, shaved parmesan, crispy lemon chips

Parmesan Truffle Frites     10

roasted garlic aioli dipping sauce

SOUPS

French Onion Soup Gratinée    Crock    9

Gazpacho GF    Cup  5       Bowl  7

Hot or Chilled Soup du Jour     Cup  5       Bowl  7

Salads

Arugula and Beet Salad GF    12

orange segments, shaved fennel, walnuts, gorgonzola,

balsamic vinaigrette

Kale Salad GF   12

walnuts, dried cranberries, shaved manchego, lemon zest dressing

Quinoa Salad GF    13

arugula, grilled asparagus, roasted red peppers, apples, feta,
balsamic vinaigrette

Caesar Salad     10

romaine lettuce, grated parmesan, housemade croutons,
caesar dressing

Garden Market Salad GF    10

mixed greens, carrots, apples, fennel, sherry vinaigrette

Mediterranean Salad GF    13

romaine, tomatoes, cucumbers, pepperoncini, red onions,
kalamata olives, stuffed grape leaves, feta,
red wine vinaigrette

Connecticut Cobb Salad GF    14

roasted turkey breast, bacon, tomato, avocado, blue cheese,
chopped egg, mesclun greens, sherry vinaigrette

Tavern “Signature Chopped Salad” GF    16

brown rice, kalamata olives, capers, vegetable confit, sherry vinaigrette

choice of salmon or chicken

Add to any salad

Chicken 7  ~  Steak 8  ~  Duck Confit 8  ~  Salmon 9  ~  Branzino 11
Shrimp 11  ~  Sushi Grade Ahi Tuna 12

 

 

ARTISAN CHEESE BOARD

selection of 3 cheeses  14  ~  additional cheeses 4

Bayley Hazen Blue (Jasper Hill Creamery, Greensboro VT)

award-winning, raw cow’s milk, with a fudge-like texture
& toasted nut sweetness

Beecher’s Flagship Cheddar (Beecher’s Cheese, NY, NY)

semi-hard cow’s milk cheese with a robust, nutty flavor

Moses Sleeper (Jasper Hill Creamery, Greensboro VT)

award-winning, buttery brie-style with flavors of
crème fraîche & truffles

Capri (Westfield Farm, Hubbardston, MA)

soft, creamy goat cheese from the berkshires

Manchego (Spain)

firm sheep’s milk cheese with sharp and nutty flavor

Tavern is proud to include a selection of the finest regional
artisanal cheeses on our menu.

 Our cheese board is served with seasonal fresh fruit, dried
cranberries, house-made spiced pecans and cranberry nut bread

 

 

SANDWICHES

Grilled Chicken on Brioche Bun    14

applewood-smoked bacon, avocado, grafton cheddar, herb mayo,
housemade chips, slaw

Roasted Turkey in Wheat Wrap    14

goat cheese, romaine,  diced apples, jalapeño cranberry relish, housemade chips, slaw

Grilled Cheese on Tuscan Bread    12

grafton cheddar, tomato, applewood-smoked bacon,
housemade chips, slaw     add avocado  1.50

House-smoked Salmon on Pumpernickel    14

cream cheese, red onion, sliced tomato, arugula,
housemade chips, slaw

Grilled Salmon BLT on Brioche Bun    16

avocado, arugula, applewood-smoked bacon, roasted tomatoes,
olive tapenade, lemon pepper mayo, housemade chips, slaw

Grilled Ahi Tuna Club on Multigrain Bread    18

lettuce, tomato, applewood-smoked bacon, wasabi mayo,
housemade chips, slaw

Classic Connecticut Hot Lobster Roll on Brioche      MP

fresh picked lobster meat, butter-garlic & white wine sauce, housemade chips, slaw

Crab & Shrimp Cake on Brioche Bun    16

apple slaw, remoulade, roasted tomatoes, housemade chips, slaw

Steak Sandwich on Tuscan Bread    16

swiss cheese, mushrooms, garlic aioli, shoestring onion rings, slaw

Tavern Angus Burger on Brioche Bun    14

bacon-onion marmalade, grafton cheddar, roasted tomato,
black pepper aioli, housemade chips, slaw

Angus Burger on Brioche Bun    12

lettuce, tomato, housemade chips, slaw

Grilled Vegetable Panini on Multigrain Bread    13

zucchini, eggplant, roasted red pepper, fresh mozzarella,
housemade chips, slaw

Gluten-free Wrap - additional 2

SIDES

French Fries     4   ~  Sweet Potato Fries     5  ~  Truffle Oil Fries     5   Shoestring Onion Rings  4.5  ~  Garlicky Sautéed Spinach GF     4
Blistered Green Beans with Shaved Almonds GF     4 
Grilled Summer Squash Medley GF     5  ~  Brown Rice GF   3
Sautéed Baby Kale, Lentils and Dried Cranberries GF   5
Israeli Couscous   5

 

APPETIZERS AND SMALL PLATES

Chilled Copps Island Oysters* GF      each  2.5

house mignonette, cocktail sauce, lemon wedge

Hot Potato Chips     7

housemade potato chips, side of hot blue cheese.

add bacon 1.50

Salt & Pepper Calamari     11

lemon-lime jalapeño dipping sauce

Ahi Tuna Tartare* GF     13

toasted sesame seeds, avocado slices, mango relish,
sesame oil, wasabi aioli, sweet potato chips

Crab & Shrimp Cakes*     13

remoulade, frisée

House-smoked Salmon on Sweet Potato Blini      13

capers, red onions, tomatoes, horseradish lemon cream

Steamed Cape Cod Bay Mussels* GF     12

scallions, smoked paprika, garlic herbed sherry broth,
garlic crostini

Bruschetta Caprese     11

fresh mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil, 
basil oil, balsamic reduction

Mac & Cheese     9

creamy three-cheese sauce, truffle oil, bacon,

panko crumbs    add lobster 10

Tavern’s Flatbread     13

spinach, bacon, goat cheese, honey drizzle

Mezze Plate     12

housemade hummus, tzatziki, kalamata olives,
red pepper jam, grilled pita

Crispy Fried Artichokes     12

roasted garlic aioli, shaved parmesan, crispy lemon chips

Parmesan Truffle Frites     10

roasted garlic aioli dipping sauce

SOUPS

French Onion Soup Gratinée    Crock    9

Gazpacho GF    Cup  5       Bowl  7

Hot or Chilled Soup du Jour     Cup  5       Bowl  7

Salads

Arugula and Beet Salad GF    12

orange segments, shaved fennel, walnuts, gorgonzola,

balsamic vinaigrette

Kale Salad GF   12

walnuts, dried cranberries, shaved manchego, lemon zest dressing

Quinoa Salad GF    13

arugula, grilled asparagus, roasted red peppers, apples, feta,
balsamic vinaigrette

Caesar Salad     10

romaine lettuce, grated parmesan, housemade croutons,
caesar dressing

Garden Market Salad GF    10

mixed greens, carrots, apples, fennel, sherry vinaigrette

Mediterranean Salad GF    13

romaine, tomatoes, cucumbers, pepperoncini, red onions,
kalamata olives, stuffed grape leaves, feta, red wine vinaigrette

Tavern “Signature Chopped Salad” GF    22

brown rice, kalamata olives, capers, vegetable confit, sherry vinaigrette

choice of salmon or chicken

Add to any salad

Chicken 7  ~  Steak 8  ~  Duck Confit 8  ~  Salmon 9  ~  Branzino 11

Shrimp 11  ~  Sushi Grade Ahi Tuna 12

SIDES

French Fries     4   ~  Sweet Potato Fries     5  ~  Truffle Oil Fries     5   Shoestring Onion Rings  4.5  ~  Garlicky Sautéed Spinach GF     4
Blistered Green Beans with Shaved Almonds GF     4 
Grilled Summer Squash Medley GF     5  ~  Brown Rice GF   3
Sautéed Baby Kale, Lentils and Dried Cranberries GF   5
Israeli Couscous   5

 

ARTISAN CHEESE BOARD

selection of 3 cheeses  14  ~  additional cheeses 4

Bayley Hazen Blue (Jasper Hill Creamery, Greensboro VT)

award-winning, raw cow’s milk, with a fudge-like texture
& toasted nut sweetness

Beecher’s Flagship Cheddar (Beecher’s Cheese, NY, NY)

semi-hard cow’s milk cheese with a robust, nutty flavor

Moses Sleeper (Jasper Hill Creamery, Greensboro VT)

award-winning, buttery brie-style with flavors of
crème fraîche & truffles

Capri (Westfield Farm, Hubbardston, MA)

soft, creamy goat cheese from the berkshires

Manchego (Spain)

firm sheep’s milk cheese with sharp and nutty flavor

Tavern is proud to include a selection of the finest regional
artisanal cheeses on our menu.

 Our cheese board is served with seasonal fresh fruit, dried
cranberries, house-made spiced pecans and cranberry nut bread

 

 

ENTRÉES

Flame-grilled New York Strip GF    28

gorgonzola shallot herb butter, steak fries, grilled asparagus,

au poivre sauce

Grilled Baby Lamb Chops* GF    30

chilled orzo, feta, & kalamata salad, green beans,
cucumber garlic dill yogurt sauce

Pan-roasted Free-range Organic Chicken GF    24

preserved lemon, israeli couscous, gremolata,
blistered green beans with shaved almonds

Seared Jumbo Sea Scallops* GF     28

corn sweet pea ragout, pesto paint

Grilled Atlantic Salmon GF    24

warm baby kale, dried cranberry & lentil salad, mango salsa

Iron-seared Sesame-crusted Ahi Tuna Steak GF    30

black forbidden rice, ginger beets, seaweed salad, ponzu sauce

Pan-seared Mediterranean Branzino GF    23

quinoa, sugar snap peas, lemon butter sauce

Rigatoni with Blackened Chicken    22

roasted tomato, asparagus, light cream sauce

Capellini Pasta    16

zucchini, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, onions, basil, garlic,
olive oil, shaved parmesan

add chicken 7   shrimp 11   scallops 14    lobster 14

Sandwiches

Grilled Chicken on Brioche Bun    16

applewood-smoked bacon, avocado, grafton cheddar, herb mayo, french fries, slaw

Grilled Salmon BLT on Brioche Bun    18

avocado, arugula, applewood-smoked bacon, roasted tomatoes,
olive tapenade, lemon pepper mayo, sweet potato fries, slaw

Crab & Shrimp Cake on Brioche Bun     18

apple slaw, remoulade, roasted tomatoes, french fries, slaw

Tavern Angus Burger on Brioche Bun    18

bacon-onion marmalade, grafton cheddar, roasted tomato,
black pepper aioli, truffle oil fries, slaw

Grilled Ahi Tuna Club on Multigrain Bread    20

lettuce, tomato, applewood-smoked bacon, wasabi mayo,
french fries, slaw

Classic Connecticut Hot Lobster Roll on Brioche     MP

fresh picked lobster meat, butter-garlic & white wine sauce,
french fries, slaw

 

ENTRÉES

Chilled Copps Island Oysters*   each  2.5

house mignonette, cocktail sauce, lemon wedge

Eggs Benedict with Canadian Bacon   12

grilled english muffin, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, home fries

add spinach  2  ~  add lobster 10

Eggs Pierre with House-smoked Salmon   15

grilled english muffin, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, home fries

Tavern Omelette   13

spinach, tomato, feta, country white toast, home fries

egg white omelettes are available on request  - add 2

Petite Filet Mignon & Scrambled Eggs*   20

country white toast, home fries

Fleisher’s Craft Maple Sausage and Eggs Over   14

country white toast, home fries

Scrambled Eggs   8

country white toast, home fries

with: applewood-smoked bacon  add 5  ~ 
house-smoked salmon  add 6  ~ Canadian bacon  add 4 ~
Fleischer’s Craft maple sausage  add 7

Breakfast Burger on Brioche Bun   16

fried egg, grafton cheddar, bacon-onion marmalade, home fries

Breakfast Panini   14

scrambled eggs, tomatoes, avocado, cheddar,
basil oil, tuscan bread, home fries

Cheese Blintzes   14

ricotta, lemon blueberry compote, sour cream

Challah French Toast   13

fresh seasonal berries, warm maple syrup

Belgian Waffle   11

bananas, warm chocolate sauce

SIDES

Applewood-smoked Bacon   6   ~  Canadian Bacon   5

Single Egg   3   ~  House-smoked Salmon   6

Home Fries   4   ~  Multigrain Toast   2

Avocado   3   ~  Grilled Asparagus   5

 

 ★ Our full Lunch menu is also available at Brunch ★

 

BOTTOMLESS DRINKS

Enjoy our special Bottomless Brunch Drinks:

Bloodies, Bellinis & Mimosas     20

SPECIALTY BRUNCH DRINKS

Tavern Bloody Mary

our secret recipe is a meal in itself

Peach Bellini

brut champagne, peach nectar

Mimosa

brut champagne, Triple Sec, fresh-squeezed orange juice

Wycliff Brut Champagne

served chilled, strawberry garnish

Sunday Special

Stoli O, orange juice, brut champagne

 

 

ARTISAN CHEESE BOARD

selection of 3 cheeses  14  ~  additional cheeses 4

Bayley Hazen Blue (Jasper Hill Creamery, Greensboro VT)

award-winning, raw cow’s milk, with a fudge-like texture
& toasted nut sweetness

Beecher’s Flagship Cheddar (Beecher’s Cheese, NY, NY)

semi-hard cow’s milk cheese with a robust, nutty flavor

Moses Sleeper (Jasper Hill Creamery, Greensboro VT)

award-winning, buttery brie-style with flavors of
crème fraîche & truffles

Capri (Westfield Farm, Hubbardston, MA)

soft, creamy goat cheese from the berkshires

Manchego (Spain)

firm sheep’s milk cheese with sharp and nutty flavor

Tavern is proud to include a selection of the finest regional
artisanal cheeses on our menu.

 Our cheese board is served with seasonal fresh fruit, dried
cranberries, house-made spiced pecans and cranberry nut bread

 

 

DESSERTS

French Apple Tart

caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream

Crème Brûlée

sugar cookie

Chef’s Panna Cotta GF

seasonal fruit

Warm Molten Chocolate Cake

Grand Marnier cream

Flourless Chocolate Cake GF

raspberry coulis, fresh whipped cream

Banana Cream Pie

fresh whipped cream

Warm Tavern Brownie Sundae

warm brownie, vanilla ice cream, dark chocolate sauce,
caramel sauce & fresh whipped cream

Seasonal Fresh Berries GF

touch of fresh whipped cream

Seasonal Ice Cream | Sorbet

Pastry Chef’s Sampler

dessert for three

Housemade Biscotti

 

All desserts are baked  on premises

 

specialty coffees and teas

Tavern

Cappucino, Godiva Liqueur & Bailey’s Irish Cream

Irish

Jameson Irish Whiskey & fresh whipped cream

Tia Maria

Tia Maria, Myer’s Rum, Dark Crème de Cacao & fresh whipped cream

Italian

Double Espresso & Sambuca Romano

Calypso

Malibu Rum, Nocella Walnut Liqueur & fresh whipped cream

 

Coffee  ~  Cappuccino  ~  Espresso

Selection of Teas

 

 

 

TAVERN SPECIALTY COCKTAILS

Tavern Tini

Absolut Mandrin, white cranberry, Cointreau, lime

French Pear Martini

Grey Goose LaPoire vodka, St. Germain, splash champagne

Orange Blossom Martini

Stoli Orange, St. Germain, blood orange puree, orange bitters,
splash champagne

Pomegranate Martini

Titos vodka, Cointreau, pomegranate juice, fresh lemon juice

Cool Cucumber

Crop organic cucumber vodka, St. Germain, lime, dill

Moscow Mule

Titos vodka, ginger beer, lime

Blood Orange Margarita

Sauza 100 Anos Reposado, Cointreau, blood orange puree, lime

Mojito

Bacardi silver, muddled mint, lime, simple syrup, raw sugar, strawberry

Cucumber Gin Fizz

Wild Moon Cucumber, Tanqueray gin, soda, cucumber, lime

Dark and Stormy

Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, ginger beer, fresh lime juice

150 Main Old Fashioned

Bulleit bourbon, amaretto, bitters, Luxardo cherry

Tipsy Palmer

Titos vodka, housemade lemonade, brewed iced tea

Tavern Sangria

white or red

 

We serve a rotational selection of international and craft beers,
bottled and on tap.

 

GALLERY

PRIVATE EVENTS

Private events at Tavern offer a
special experience in a unique setting
with seasonal contemporary cuisine,
warm hospitality and expert service.

Our historic home features several
“rooms”, offering options for events both
large and small, from our spacious patio
to our intimate dining rooms with their rustic wooden beams and original brick fireplaces.

Our team is here to make your event
memorable, whether it is a family occasion
such as a birthday, anniversary, shower,
or rehearsal dinner; or a corporate event
for your business or organization.

 

For private event arrangements and catering, contact us at 203.221.7222 or email us at helen@tavernonmain.com

We look forward to hosting you at Tavern.

VISIT

HOURS

Tavern is open 7 days a week, year round.

LUNCH:  11:30 - 4:30

DINNER:  4:30 - 9 Sunday - Thursday

              4:30 - 10 Friday & Saturday

HAPPY HOUR:  4 - 6 Monday - Friday

WEEKEND BRUNCH:  11 - 3

our full lunch menu is also available at brunch

Our kitchen is open weekdays from 11:30 am until close,
and weekends from 11 am until close.

 

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RESERVATIONS

To make a reservation, call us at 203.221.7222

For private event arrangements and catering,
visit our Private Events page, and contact us at 203.221.7222 or email us at tavernonmainhelen@yahoo.com.

We look forward to hosting you at Tavern.

 

CONTACT US

Tavern is located at
150 Main Street, Westport CT 06880

You can reach us at 203 221 7222

or at helen@tavernonmain.com

GIFT CARDS

Tavern Gift Cards make perfect gifts for
special occasions.

Call us to create your special card at 203.221.7222.

150 Main Street   Westport, Connecticut 06880     T: 203.221.7222

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