Restaurant Week 2014

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Indulge in the timeless taste of the Fredericksburg area during the annual celebration of scrumptious cuisine.

Tempt your taste buds with the flavors of the City of Fredericksburg’s annual Restaurant Week January 17-27, 2014. Quaint bistros, corner delis, eclectic wine bars and historic inns present a plethora of palate pleasers with everything from fresh seafood and Colonial-inspired favorites to country cuisine and all-American faire.

During the 9th annual Restaurant Week, indulge in three-course prix fixe meals in the historic district of downtown Fredericksburg, which boasts more than 30 chef-owned restaurants. Two-course lunches are priced at $10.14 while three-course dinners are priced $20.14. Participating restaurants include: 25 30 Espresso, Bavarian Chef – Fredericksburg, Bistro Bethem, Brock’s Riverside Grill, Capital Ale House, Castiglia’s, Colonial Tavern, Home of the Irish Brigade, Eileen’s Bakery and Café, Fizzlebottom’s Café, Foode, The Happy Clam, J. Brian’s Tap Room, Jake and Mike’s Restaurant, Kenmore Inn, Kybecca, La Petite Auberge, The Orion Sushi Bar and Ultra Lounge, Poppy Hill Tuscan Kitchen, Ristorante Renato, The Sunken Well Tavern, Tea Thyme and What Nots, and Vivify. 



Sample Menu:

25 30 Espresso
400 Princess Anne Street


2 -Hand crafted seasonal coffees, custom brewed.

Choose from 3 incredible seasonal, fair trade, organic coffees roasted by Counter Culture Coffee and hand brewed with either the Chemex or Syphon brewing method from one of experienced baristas. Paired with a freshly baked pastry that compliments the flavors of both. $10.14

The Bavarian Chef Fredericksburg
200 Lafayette Blvd.


Vorspeisen & Suppen
Hearty Lentil Soup w/Landjager
Bavarian Sausage Sampler
Winter Salat

Hauptspeisen Rindsrouladen
Huhner Rouladen - Tender capon fillet rolled around cranberry cornbread stuffing, set into rosemary cream sauce
Zwiebel Rostbraten - Pan fried NY Strip streak in bacon gravy, topped w/crispy onions
Schweine Kotelett - Handbreaded center-pork chops served w/homemade applesauce
Salmon Fillet - Blackened, w/basil Krauterbutter

Bavarian Nutball  - Vanilla Ice Cream rolled in toasted nuts and coconut, set into chocolate sauce
Traditional Bread Pudding - Served warm w/Tennessee whiskey sauce

Choose 2 family-style side dishes to accompany your entrée:
Red cabbage, spatzle, glazed carrots, creamed corn, string beans, whipped potatoes, potato dumplings or zucchini

Add a flight of four beer or wine samplers for $8.95

Bistro Bethem
309 William Street
540 371-9999


*please note this is a tasting menu


Beet Gin Cured Salmon Lox
Housemade mustard, hard boiled egg, pickled onions, toast
Salmon Cakes
Panko crusted, mojo sauce, micro greens.
Charcuterie Board
Head cheese, spicy salumi, pickles, our mustard.
Chicken Liver Mousse
Burst tomatoes, flat bread.
Polenta, San Marzano tomato sauce, pecorino.
Delmarva Clam Saute’
Seafood-garlic-chili broth.


Yukon Potato Bisque
Beet Salad
Micro greens, goat cheese, beet vinaigrette.
309 Maison
Mixed greens, pecorino, bread crumbs, hard boiled egg, mustard vinaigrette.
Chopped Salad
Brussels sprouts, blue cheese dressing, tomato, sunflower seeds, boiled egg.     


Hanger Steak
Fingerling potatoes, North Cove Shiitakes, bone marrow butter.
Shrimp & Polenta
Creamy polenta, wilted local greens, seafood jus.
Wood Oven roasted salmon
Burst tomato, cannellini beans, beet gastrique
Delmarva Clams
Ricotta gnudi, chopped rapini, San Marzano tomato sauce, bread crumbs.
Pork 2 Ways
Pork cheeks & crispy pork belly, potato puree, rapini.
Stuffed Quail
Focaccia-oyster stuffed roasted quail, rapini saute.

Brock’s Riverside Grill
503 Sophia St.



Half Reuben sandwich with French Fries
Half Turkey Reuben sandwich with French Fries
Small House Salad with Grilled Chicken

Chocolate & Walnut Pudding
Key Lime Pie
Crème Brule



Ist Course:

Italian Brushetta
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Chicken Tortilla Soup

2nd Course:

Half Rack of Ribs with mashed potatoes and vegetables
Chicken Marsala served over angel hair pasta
Crab Cakes served with mashed potatoes and vegetables  

3rd Course:

Chocolate & Walnut Bread Pudding
Key Lime Pie
Crème Brule

Capital Ale House
917 Caroline Street



Crab Cappuccino with Basil Foam

Open faced Smoked Turkey Sandwich with cranberry- orange, mayo, melted gruyere

Chef’s special dessert



7 onion and apple soup with Cheese croutons

Chicken in Red Wine Mushroom Sauce and Rosemary Potato Puree

Chef’s special dessert


Colonial Tavern/Home of the Irish Brigade
406 Lafayette Blvd.



Chicken Salad Sandwich

Pork BBQ

Guinness Beef BBQ


(Includes Fries & non-alcoholic beverages)



Shepherd’s Pie


Stout Burger

Chicken Pot Pie

(Includes non-alcoholic beverages)

Eileen’s Bakery and Café
1115 Caroline St.
540 372-4030



Choice of:

Whole Sandwich

Side Salad or Soup

Specialty Pastry or Dessert

Soda or Regular or Specialty Iced Tea

for $10.14

Fizzlebottom’s Café
920 Caroline St.



Cup of Soup (daily changes)      

Regular sandwich ($8.00 and under)


1006 C Caroline St.



-the fredericksburger with fries and a cookie

-vegetarian toasted farro salad with a glass of our house-made sweet southern tea

-half-stack sandwich with cup of this week's soup

-grilled chicken with fennel panzanella and organic winter pesto


dinner:  three course tasting meal

*please note, this is a "tasting menu" - not full sized entree plates.  Each plate is small, so you leave at the end of your dining experience feeling nice and full and satisfied-not overly stuffed.

course one:

choice of roasted bone marrow with rosemary and preserved lemon bruschetta OR

micro grilled cheese with mixed marinated mushrooms, rosemary bread and fontina and sage fonduta

course two:

choice of roasted curry cauliflower soup with fried chickpeas OR rustic french onion soup with a smoked gruyere crouton

course three:

choice of jerk-spiced grilled country style pork short rib over roasted banana polenta with seasoned black beans and pineapple-chipotle bbq sauce OR  creamy farro with charred broccoli rabe and crispy fennel  

Happy Clam
1017 Sophia Street


Lunch Menu -

Cup of soup of the day-

Fried oyster platter or P'o Boy sandwich-served with a choice of side



Dinner Menu -

Fresh garden Salad

Cup of homemade chowder or soup of the day

Fried or Broiled catch of the day served with Hush puppies and choice of side

Choice of homemade dessert of the day



Childrens Menu -

Fried chicken finger or fish of the day served with french fries


J. Brian’s Tap Room
200 Hanover Street


For lunch

-Pork BBQ sandwich, and a cup of soup OR chips and salsa

-Salmon wrap with a cup of soup OR chips and salsa

-Chicken wrap with a cup of soup OR chips and salsa

-Reuben/Rachel with a cup of soup OR chips and salsa

-Big bad wolf burger with a cup of soup OR chips and salsa


For dinner

-Pork BBQ platter with either 2 cups of soup OR a 3layer dip

-2 BBQ sandwiches with either 2 cups of soup OR a 3layer dip

-2 Reubens/Rachels with either 2 cups of soup OR a 3layer dip

-2 Chicken/salmons wraps with either 2 cups of soup OR a 3layer dip

Jake and Mike’s Restaurant
806 William Street



Mesclun Salad with Apples, Dried Cranberries, Candied Pecans and Granny Smith Apple Cider Vinaigrette  

Dinner Entrée (Choice of Gruyere Chicken or Blackberry Sage Chicken)

Gruyere Chicken, Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Stuffed with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Gruyere Cheese, Pan Fried until Brown and Crispy

Blackberry Sage Chicken, Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast sautéed in a Blackberry and Red Wine Sauce served over Penne Pasta 


Gingerbread Cake  à la mode with Caramel Sauce 


400 William St.


Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients

First Course

Choice of:
Egg Roll - red onion, spicy mayo, seaweed salad, tobikko

Fried Brussels Sprouts - tangy lime vinaigrette, puffed rice, peppers
General Tso Chicken Lolipop - tangy tso sauce, double cooked all natural chicken drumstick, sesame seeds
Blood Orange Shrimp Salad - citrus vinaigrette, frisee-fennel salad

Second Course

Choice of:
Shrimp & Bacon "Chowder" - basil, sauteed shrimp, applewood smoked bacon
Wonton Soup - savory pork broth, cilantro, peppers
Radish & Cucumber Salad - fennel, carrots, fried shallots, tangy lime vinaigrette
Bean Sprout Salad - red onions, cucumber, carrots, sesame vinaigrette

Third Course

Choice of:
Skirt Steak Barbeque - grilled black angus skirt steak, korean bbq sauce, chimichurri, home style potatoes, french beans, bell peppers, bean sprouts,    cilantro
Pork Bowl - braised all natural berkshire pork, baby bok choy, daikon salad, sesame-ginger puree, chimichurri, red pepper ssam, sushi rice, peanuts
Braised Lemongrass Chicken - shredded all natural chicken with lemongrass, thai basil-hazelnut pesto, scallions, cucumber, pickled carrots, fried shallots, mint, lime rice
Ramen Rubbed Shrimp - gulf shrimp with house kombu dashi ramen rub, quick kim chi, crushed egg, grilled scallions, shiitake mushroom powder, dashi-miso consume, sushi rice

Vegetarian Third Course Available Upon Request

La Petite Auberge
311 William St.


Lunch:  Soupe du Jour or House salad

Choice of:
Chicken Caesar Salad
Trout Setoise
Pork Scallopines Viennoise
Steak Frites
Poached Eggs Benedict


Dinner:   Soupe du Jour or Salad Auberge

Choice of:
Trout Almonds & Capers
Baked Italian Sausage on Linguini
Flank Steak Bearnaise
Breast of Chicken stuffed with spinach and mushrooms with white wine sauce

Ice Cream or Chocolate Mousse

Lunch and Dinner--$5.00 per glass Wine Specials

The Orion Sushi Bar and Ultra Lounge
318 William Street


Lunch $10.14

Miso Soup OR The Orion's House Salad
The Party Dress OR The Italian Damsel


Dinner $20.14
Miso Soup & The Orion's House Salad
The Party Dress & The Italian Damsel
Carmel Brownie Wontons

The Party Dress: Thinly Sliced Smoked Duck, Wasabi Mashed Potatoes with Butternut Squash Puree
The Italian Damsel: Shrimp Tempura, Boursan Cheese, Cucumbers, & Prosciutto rolled in pink Soy Paper

Poppy Hill Tuscan Kitchen
1000 Charles Street


1st course - Choice of Soup or Salad:

Tomato basil bisque.

House salad of organic mixed greens with fresh tomatoes, carrots, red onion, goat cheese crostini and house made lemon poppy vinaigrette.


2nd course - Choice of Entrée:

Braised short ribs with our homemade Chianti Blueberry BBQ sauce; parmesan polenta and our fresh daily vegetable.

Lasagna Bolognese; layers of homemade pasta; béchamel; traditional Bolognese sauce of veal & pork with rosemary.


3rd course - Guest Choice of Dessert:

Homemade cannoli selection to change daily.

Ristorante Renato
422 William St


Dinner $20.14
3 Courses

Appetizer (choice of)
Soup of the Day
Oysters Rockefeller - Baked with prosciutto and spinach in a tight cream sauce
Mozzarella Carozza - Homemade bread and mozzarella cheese baked in a white wine lemon butter sauce

Entree (choice of)
Polio Parmigiana - Chicken breast baked with marinara sauce and topped with parmesan; served with linguini
Vitello Venezia - Veal scaloppini sauteed with fresh tomato, spring onions in a cream sauce; served with linguini
Tilapia with Crabmeat - Sauteed in a white wine and lemon butter sauce; served with linguini
Four Cheese Ravioli - Homemade ravioli stuffed with Fontana, Ricotta, Mozzarella and Parrnesan Cheese served in a pink sauce 

Dessert (choice of)
New York Style Cheesecake - with raspberry sauce
Cannoli - Pastry shell filled with ricotta cheese and chocolate chips


Lunch $10.14
2 Courses
Choice of an appetizer and entree or entree and dessert

Appetizers (choice of)
Soup of the day Mozzarella Carozza - Homemade bread and mozzarella cheese baked in a white wine lemon butter sauce
House Salad - Lettuce, tomato, cabbage, carrots and house dressing

Entree (choice of)
Polio Cacciatore - Chicken breast sauteed with mushrooms, green peppers and onions in a marinara sauce; served with linguini
Eggplant Parmigiana - Eggplant rolled with mozzarella cheese baked in a homemade marinate sauce ; served with linguini
Filet of Sole - Filet of sole with mushrooms sauteed in a white wine and lemon sauce; served with vegetables

Dessert (choice of)
Canna - Pastry shell filled with Ricotta cheese and chocolate chips
Cheesecake - New York style cheese cake with raspberry sauce


Vivify Burger & Lounge
314 William Street


Dinner $20.14

Your choice of (2) Combos & your choice of (2) milkshakes

All combos come with hand-cut fries & can soda.


Single Beef Cheeseburger

Vegetarian Risotto-Portabella Burger

Beef Frankfurter with homemade sauerkraut


Salted Caramel


Naked Vanilla

Brownie Blast


Peanut Butter-Banana


Lunch $10.14

Same as dinner only just (1)