Tautog's Menu

Winston's Cottage

Be sure to ask about our "Take-Out" Menu!

Soups, Salads & Bread

Soup of the Day
Cup $4.50 ... Bowl $5.99
check with your server
She-Crab Soup
Cup $5.99 ... Bowl $6.99
traditional preparation with lots of crab meat & sherry
Caesar Salad
Lg. $9.99 ... Lg. with Shrimp or Chicken $14.99
Crisp Romaine tossed with Fresh Croutons and Robust Caesar Dressing
Small Caesar
a smaller version of our Caesar
Greek Salad
Sm. $5.99 ... Lg. $9.99 ... Lg. w/ Shrimp or Chicken $14.99
Romaine, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Olives, Feta, Pepperoncini and Classic Greek Dressing, Served with Pita Bread
House Salad
Sm. $4.99 ... Lg. $9.99 ... Lg. w/ Shrimp or Chicken $14.99
Romaine, Garden Fresh Vegetables, Croutons, Gorgonzola Dressing
Herb-Encrusted Bread

Appetizers & Shellfish

Crab Nachos
Crab Meat, Cheese, Lettuce, Olives, White & Red Salsa
White Shrimp Flatbread
topped with Shrimp, Pesto and Cheese
Fresh Veggie Flatbread
topped with Garden-Fresh Vegetables and Mozzarella Cheese
Four-Cheese Flatbread
with Mozzarella, Provolone, Parmesan & "Nick Romano" Cheeses
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
served hot with Tortilla Chips
Corby's Original Crab Dip
served hot with Tortilla Chips
Clams Al Diablo
Tomato, Sage, Garlic, Jalapenos, Parsley, Toasted Bread
Goat Cheese Appetizer
served warm with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, Black Olives, Roasted Red Peppers & Toast Points
Tuna Sashimi
Sriracha-seared raw Tuna served with Cucumber-Seaweed Salad, Wasabi & Pickled Ginger
Benny's Oysters
1/2 doz - Market Price ... 1 doz - Market Price
Oven-Roasted topped with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto & Melted Havarti Cheese
Oysters Rockefeller
1/2 doz - Market Price ... 1 doz - Market Price
Oven Roasted Oysters topped with Spinach, Bacon & Parmesan
Oysters on the Half Shell
Market Price
Ask server for selection and availability
Steamed Shrimp
1/2 lb $12.99 ... 1 lb $19.99
Seasoned with Old Bay; served with Cocktail Sauce & drawn butter


Seared Tuna Sandwich
Local Tuna Served with Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion with a Lemon and Herb Aioli on a Toasted Potato Roll
Crab Cake Sandwich
One of Wesley's world famous Crab Cakes served on a Potato Roll with Lettuce, Tomato and Granny Smith Apple Tartar Sauce
Catfish Po'Boy
Oven Fried Catfish with a Seasoned Red Cabbage, Lettuce, Sliced Tomato and Cajun Aioli on a Toasted Sub Roll
Bronzed Fish Wrap
Bronzed Fresh Fish with Seasoned Red Cabbage, Cheddar Jack Cheese, Red & White Salsa in a Soft Flour Tortilla


Tuna Martinique
Fresh Tuna marinated in Lime, Cracked Black Pepper, Garlic, Olive Oil, and Zesty Red Onions
Stuffed Flounder in a Bag
with Crab and Shrimp Stuffing in parchment paper
Potato Chip Encrusted Mahi
Oven baked with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis and Dill Sour Cream
Jack's Rajun Shrimp Scampi
A classic French Quarter Preparation, served over a bed of rice pilaf, garnished with cayenne pepper
Wesley's World-Famous Crab Cakes
served with a Granny Smith Tartar Sauce on the side
Shrimp & Grits
Large Shrimp sauteed & deglazed in house made Peach BBQ served over Jalapeno Cheddar Grits
Ginger Teriyaki-Glazed Salmon
served over Cucumber-Seaweed Salad topped with Pickled Ginger
Sage & Cornmeal Coated Catfish
Oven fried, then topped with White & Red Salsa
Blackened Tuna
Fresh Local Tuna blackened, topped with crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese & Red Onion Relish
Tilapia Au Gratin
Oven-Roasted Tilapia topped with Fresh Asparagus and Crab Au Gratin
Salmon Salad
Seared filet atop a bed of Mixed Greens with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Carrots, Gorgonzola cheese, Bacon Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette
Scallops Barca
Oven Baked Scallops served in a Puff Pastry & finished with a Lemon Scented Beurre Blanc
Thai-Baked Chicken
topped with a red Thai Curry Sauce
Seared Beef Tenderloin
"Chenman Steak" served over Caramelized Onions and Portobello Mushroom, finished with a Cabernet Reduction
MidAtlantic Pasta
Garlic & Oil $15.99 ... Pesto Cream $18.99
Penne Pasta & Mixed Vegetables. Add Chicken or Shrimp - $5.99


Bread Pudding
$4.99 ... ala mode $6.99
Served with a warm whiskey sauce
Key Lime Pie
Chocolate Tautog
A Rich Giardelli Chocolate Brownie topped with Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Syrup & Cool Whipped Cream
Peaches Melba
Brandied-soaked Peaches w/ Raspberry Melba Sauce over Vanilla Ice Cream

House Concoctions

Ginger Ninja Martini
Award Winning
Pink Viagra Martini
aka "The Little Pink Pill"
Moscow Mule
Smirnoff Vodka, Fresh squeezed lime, Ginger beer
Dark & Stormy
Goslings Dark Rum, Fresh squeezed Lime, Ginger Beer
Tautog's Hurricane Punch
Tropical Fruit Vodka, Lime, Amaretto, Triple Sec, Pineapple, OJ, and splash sprite
Orange Crush

Single Malts

The Glen Livet 12 yr.
The Glen Livet 15 yr.
French Oak Reserve
The Glen Livet 16 yr.
Nadurra Cask Strength
The Glen Livet 18 yr.
Age & Elegance
Macallan 12 yr.
Macallan 18 yr.
Whiskies distilled in 1995
Macallan 15 yr.
Oban 14 yr.
Lagavulan 16. yr.
Balvenie Doublewood 12 yr
Monkey Shoulder

Craft Beers

Ask Your Server!

Cordials and Cognacs

D'usse V.S.O.P.
Grand Marnier 100 yr. Anniversary Edition
Grand Marnier
Remy Martin V.S.O.P.
Couvasier VS

Small Batch Bourbons & Whiskeys

Basil Haydens
Knob Creek 9 yr
Knob Creek Rye
Woodford Reserve
Gentleman Jack
Jack Single Barrel
Tour Dumonde V.S.O.P.
Hudson Baby Bourbon
Jameson Redbreast 12 yr
Makers 46
Bulleit Rye
Bulleit Bourbon

Ports & Dessert Wines

Terra D’Oro Zin Port
Award Winning
Penfolds Grandfather Old Tawney
Sandemans Tawney
Sandemans Ruby
Whitehall Vineyards Solitere 375ml

A corkage fee of $25.00 will be charged for customers bringing wine into the restaurant (in accordance with Senate Bill 1292, effective July 1, 2011).  A portion of the corkage fee will be donated to the “Tree Fund” in honor of Bill Rountree and Peter Coe, (two of  the area’s greatest wine advocates), both of whom passed away unexpectedly in early July 2011.

Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Chandon Sparkling Brut (split) (187 ml)
Glass $12.00
Napa, CA
Chandon Sparkling Brut Rose (split) (187 ml)
Glass $12.00
Napa, CA
J Brut Rose
 Bottle $55.00
Napa Valley, CA
Moet & Chandon "Imperial"
 Bottle $98.00
Epernay, France
Dom Perignon '12
 Bottle $325.00
Epernay, France
Perrier-Jouet "Grand Brut"
 Bottle $88.95
Epernay, France
Piper Sonoma Brut
 Bottle $48.95
Sonoma, California
Veuve Clicquot "La Grande Dame" '08
 Bottle $295.00
Reims, France
Ferrari Brut Rose (375ml)
 1/2 Bot $34.00
Trento, Italy

White Wine 1/2 Bottles

Santa Margarita '20
 1/2 Bot $27.95
Alto Aldige, Italy
King Estate Pinot Gris '22
 1/2 Bot $22.95
Sonoma Cutrer Russian River Ranches Chardonnay '20
 1/2 Bot $27.00
Central Coast, CA
Kendall Jackson Chardonnay '21
 1/2 Bot $22.99
Sonoma, CA
La Crema Chardonnay '20
 1/2 Bot $28.00
Sonoma, CA
Cakebread Chardonnay '20
 1/2 Bot $52.00
Napa, CA
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc '22
 1/2 Bot $26.00
New Zealand
Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc '20
 1/2 Bot $33.00
Napa, CA


William Hill Chardonnay '21
Glass $8.25  Bottle $36.95
Central Coast, CA
Harken "Barrel Fermented" Chardonnay '22
Glass $8.00  Bottle $40.00
Balletto "Unoaked" Chardonnay ’21
Glass $10.00  Bottle $48.00
Russian River, California
Sonoma Cutrer Russian River Ranches Chardonnay '21
Glass $11.25  Bottle $52.95
Sonoma County, CA
Novellum Chardonnay '21
 Bottle $44.00
Roussillon, France
Franciscan Chardonnay "Oakville Estate" '20
 Bottle $49.95
Napa Valley, CA
Joseph Droughin '20
 Bottle $88.95
Pouilly-Fuisse, Burgundy, France
Ramey Sonoma Coast Chardonnay '19
 Bottle $88.95
Sonoma, California
Frog's Leap Chardonnay '19
 Bottle $72.00
Napa Valley, CA
Jordan Chardonnay '19
 Bottle $74.00
Sonoma County, CA
Far Niente Chardonnay '19
 Bottle $115.00
Alexander Valley, CA
Kistler Chardonnay '20
 Bottle $125.00
"Carneros," CA
Maison Shaps Chardonnay '18
 Bottle $56.95
Bourgogne, France

Sauvignon Blancs, Pinot Grigio & Other Whites

Villa Sorono Pinot Grigio '20
Glass $6.95  Bottle $29.95
Puglia, Italy
Ruffino Pinot Grigio '21
Glass $6.95  Bottle $29.95
Delle Venezie, Italy
Trimbach Pinot Gris '16
 Bottle $61.95
Alsace, France
Abiouness Amrita Blend '21
Glass $9.00  Bottle $44.95
Napa, CA
Jefferson Vineyards Viognier '20
 Bottle $57.95
Charlottesville, Virginia
Three Brooms Sauvignon Blanc '21
Glass $9.00  Bottle $44.95
Marlborough, NZ
Honig Sauvignon Blanc '21
Glass $10.00  Bottle $46.95
Rutherford, CA
La Foret Gasselin Sancere '21
 Bottle $63.95
Loire Valley, France
Jadix Picpoul De Pinet '20
 Bottle $36.95
Lanquedoc, France
Chateau Pesquie Terrasses Blanc '21
 Bottle $42.95
Rhone Valley, France
Hendry Albarino '20
 Bottle $55.00
Napa Valley, CA
Bodegas As Laxas Albarino '21
 Bottle $44.95
Rias Biaxes, Spain

Reislings, Chenin Blancs & Other Whites

George Albrecht Schneider Riesling '19
Glass $9.00  Bottle $40.95
Spatlese, Germany
Loosen Bros Riesling '21
Glass $8.25  Bottle $36.95
Mosel-Suar, Ruwer, Germany
Stolpman "Uni" Rousanne / Chardonnay, Unfiltered '21
 Bottle $60.00
La Vigne Des Sablons, Vouvray '20
 Bottle $39.00
Villa Viva Cotes de Thau Rose '21
Glass $7.75  Bottle $35.00
Trimbach Gewurztraminer '17
 Bottle $54.95
Alsace, France
Williamsburg Winery Governor's White '21
Glass $7.75  Bottle $33.95
Beringer White Zinfandel
Glass $6.00  Bottle $26.95
Abiouness Rose, Pinot Noir '21
Glass $10.00  Bottle $47.95
Carneros, CA
Hollerer "Reserve" Gruner Veltliner '21
 Bottle $44.00
Kampta, Austria

Red Wine 1/2 Bottles

J. Lohr Merlot "Los Osos" '20
 1/2 Bot $22.00
Paso Robles
Simi Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon '19
 1/2 Bot $25.00
Alexander Valley, CA
Kendall Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon '19
 1/2 Bot $24.00
Sonoma, CA
Hendry Zinfandel '18 Blocks 7 & 22
 1/2 Bot $37.00
Napa Valley, CA
King Estate Pinot Noir '19
 1/2 Bot $25.95
Isole Olena Chianti Classico '19
 1/2 Bot $34.00

Cabernet Sauvignons

Silver Palm Cabernet Sauvignon '20
Glass $7.25  Bottle $35.95
Central Coast, CA
Elizabeth Spencer Cabernet Sauvignon '19
 Bottle $107.00
Napa, CA
Honig Cabernet Sauvignon '19
 Bottle $94.95
Napa Valley, CA
Marques de Casa Concha Cabernet Sauvignon '18
 Bottle $48.00
Textbook Cabernet Sauvignon '19
Glass $14.25  Bottle $64.95
Napa Valley, CA
Thistle & Thorn Cabernet Sauvignon '21
Glass $13.50  Bottle $62.95
Napa Valley, CA
Franciscan Cabernet Sauvignon '20
 Bottle $66.95
Napa Valley, CA
Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon '18
 Bottle $115.00
Napa Valley, CA
Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon '19
 Bottle $72.00
Napa Valley, CA
Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon '17
 Bottle $110.00
Alexander Valley, CA
Cakebread Cabernet Sauvignon '19
 Bottle $135.00
Napa Valley, CA
Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon '18
 Bottle $160.00
Napa Valley, CA
Frog's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon '19 "Rutherford"
 Bottle $130.00
Napa Valley, CA
Opus One (Mondavi/Rothchild) Cabernet Sauvignon '11/'12
 Bottle $400.00
Napa, CA
Silverado Estate Cabernet Sauvignon '18
 Bottle $105.00
Napa Valley, CA

Merlot, Pinot Noir Sangiovese & Chianti

William Hill Merlot '20
Glass $8.25  Bottle $36.95
Central Coast, CA
Pride Mountain Merlot '19
 Bottle $115.00
Napa Valley, CA
Erath Pinot Noir '21
Glass $9.00  Bottle $44.95
Cherry Pie Pinot Noir '19
Glass $9.00  Bottle $44.95
Sonoma County, CA
Belle Glos "Clark & Telephone" Pinot Noir '20
 Bottle $60.00
Santa Barbara, CA
Monte Antico Tuscana '19 (Super-Tuscan)
 Bottle $38.95
Pontedera, Italy
Lucente Toscana '18
 Bottle $62.00
Firenze, Italy
Rubiolo Chianti Classico '19
 Bottle $51.95
Gagliole, Italy
Ruffino Riserva, Ducale, Chianti Classico '19
 Bottle $78.95
Pontassieve, Italy
Abiouness Eaglepoint Ranch Sangiovese '19
 Bottle $66.95
Mendocino County, CA
Dr. Heyden "Oppenheimer" Pinot Noir
 Bottle $55.00
Rheinhessen, Germany
Batasiolo Barolo DOCG '18
 Bottle $99.00
Piedmont, Italy

Zinfandel, Shiraz & Other Reds

Michael David "Old Vine" Zinfandel '19
Glass $8.00  Bottle $34.95
Lodi, CA
Peter Franus Zinfandel '17
 Bottle $78.95
Brandlin Vineyard, Mt. Veeder, CA
Hendry Block 28 Zinfandel '18
 Bottle $82.00
Napa Valley, CA
Stump Jump Shiraz '18
Glass $8.00  Bottle $36.95
McLaren Vale, Australia
Molly Dooker "The Boxer" Shiraz '20
 Bottle $72.95
Bodega Norton Malbec '21
Glass $7.00  Bottle $31.95
Mendoza, Argentina
Perrin Reserve Cote-du-Rhone '21
 Bottle $36.95
Ferrari-Carano "Sienna" '21
Glass $10.00  Bottle $48.00
Sonoma, CA
Jefferson Vineyards Meritage '18
 Bottle $57.00
Charlottesville, Virginia
Ch Musgre "Hochar" '19
 Bottle $62.95
Bekka Valley, Lebanon
Michael David Petite Petit '18
 Bottle $44.95
Lodi, CA
Stemmari Nero de Avola '21
 Bottle $29.95
Sicily, Italy

September 28 - October 2,  2023


Laughing King (Cape Charles, VA)
Half Dozen $9.95 ... Dozen $18.95
Perfectly Balanced, Salty/Sweet Buttery with Minerals and a Clean Finish
raw steamed
Lynnhaven Fancies (Virginia Beach, VA)
Half Dozen $9.95 ... Dozen $18.95
“Briny, Earthy with a Buttery Finish”
raw steamed


Tenderloin Carpaccio
Thin Sliced Premium Tenderloin served with Homemade Deviled Egg Salad, Pickled Red Onions and Capers drizzled with Truffle Oil served with Toasted Pita


Grilled NC Flounder
Local Jumbo Flounder over Sweet Potato Risotto, Garlic Sautéed Broccolini topped with Champagne Crème and Lump Blue Crab
Fall Sweet Potato Quesadilla
$16.95 ... Add Chicken or Shrimp $22.95
Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Sautéed Spinach, Grilled Onion with Goat Cheese tucked in a Flour Tortilla over House Rice Pilaf topped with Homemade Roasted Shallot Tomato Jam