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Tupelo Honey

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Wed, 7/17
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


$10 - $30
American, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Deviled Eggs
diced pickled jalapeños & carrots over a spinach & pecan salad
Fried Okra
with carolina white sauce
Mac & Cheese Bites
crispy-fried mac and cheese, milk gravy, creole sofrito
Spicy Cauliflower Bites
beer battered and lightly fried cauliflower florets and sliced jalapeños, green tomato aioli, sriracha honey drizzle
Crispy Brussels
fresh herbs, lemon zest & chopped bacon, garlic buttermilk ranch
Chef's Mason Jar Dip
choice of black-eyed pea hummus; blue cheese & bacon; pimento cheese, served with tri-color carrots and idaho potato chips
Asheville Hot Chicken Dip
shredded "forever free" chicken in a spicy sauce, creamy melted cheese, topped with biscuit crumbs and chopped pickles, served with idaho potato chips
Fried Green Tomatoes
basil, goat cheese grits, roasted red pepper coulis
Creamy Tomato Soup
Substitute egg whites* on any dish.
Create your own classic breakfast with the items below. 3 for $10, 4 for $12.
Two Eggs or Egg Whites
Short Stack of Sweet Potato Pancakes
Adluh Goat Cheese Grits
Potato Cracklins with Parmesan & Rosemary
Sage Sausage Patty
Chorizo Sausage Patty
Two Strips of Bacon
Old Skool Breakfast Bowl
two sunny-side up eggs*, potato cracklins, salsa verde black-eyed peas, cheddar cheese, bacon & sausage crumbles, goat cheese grits
Avocado Toast & Eggs
farmer's cheese, aleppo pepper, sriracha honey drizzle, two fried sunny-side up eggs*, salt-roasted beets & greens
Fried Chicken & Biscuits^
goodnight brothers country ham, milk gravy, basil
Southwestern Omelet* ** ^
chorizo, avocado, cheddar cheese, salsa, sour cream, served with potato cracklins
Shoo Mercy Omelet*
fried green tomato, smoked ham, bacon, pimento cheese, pickled jalapeno, served with potato cracklins
Southern Shakshuka**
two baked eggs*, goat cheese grits, avocado, creole sauce
Tupelo Gulf Shrimp & Grits
sustainable wild-caught gulf shrimp, peperonata, adluh goat cheese grits, rustic bread
Shoo Mercy Shrimp & Grits
our tupelo original with chorizo, sauteéd kale, blistered tomatoes and a fried egg
Carolina Steak & Eggs* **
all-natural, creekstone farms hanger steak, potato cracklins, sriracha honey drizzle, served with mixed greens & pumpernickel croutons
Mountain Harvest Bowl^
roasted sweet potatoes, sauteed kale, grilled chicken, goat cheese, granny smith apples, toasted almonds, wild rice blend, white balsamic dressing
Select any eggs benedict over your choice of buttermilk biscuits OR fried green tomatoes. Served with mixed greens garnish and parmesan & rosemary potato cracklins.
The Classic Benny
two medium poached eggs*, smoked ham, hollandaise
All I Avo Wanted Benny
two medium poached eggs*, hollandaise, smashed avocado, aleppo pepper, farmer's cheese
Fit to be Tied, Pickled & Fried Benny
two medium poached eggs*, hollandaise, fried pickles, melted pimento cheese, bacon crumbles
Choose any of the below toppings over your choice of our famous sweet potato pancakes OR brioche french toast. Add fried chicken or bacon for an additional cost.
The Classic Griddle
whipped butter, powdered sugar and maple syrup
Mountain Blueberry
our famous blueberry compote mixed with fresh blue-berries and topped with whipped cream & powdered sugar
Pecan Pie Griddle
sprinkled chunks of pecan pie, fresh blueberries, whipped cream
Salted Caramel & Chocolate
melted chocolate & salted caramel drizzle, served with whipped cream
Banana Pudding Dream
heavenly creamy banana pudding, caramel drizzle and nilla wafers
Shoo Mercy Griddle
buttermilk fried "forever free" chicken, apple cider bacon, spiced south carolina pecans, two fried sunny-side up eggs*
Our "forever free" chicken is brined for over 18 hours then cooked to perfection. Order a dark meat quarter, a white meat quarter, or a half-bird. Add any side for $2.50 each.
Honey Dusted Fried Chicken
sprinkled with our signature 'bee dust'
Bleu Buffalo Fried Chicken
buffalo style hot sauce, bleu cheese crumbles, shaved celery, garlic buttermilk ranch
Sweet & Spicy Fried Chicken
sriracha honey sauce, cilantro
Sweet Tea Roasted Chicken
with a honey lacquer
Honey Jalapeno Lacquer Roasted Chicken
topped with fried & pickled jalapeños
Chimichurri Roasted Chicken
topped with green beans, cherry tomatoes, dressed arugula & kale
All sandwiches served with All-Natural French Fries, Mixed Greens Salad, Cup of Soup or Collards with Bacon.
Avocado Chicken
pickled red onion, mayonnaise, melted havarti cheese, served on a potato bun
Southern Chicken BLT
apple cider bacon, dijonnaise, lettuce, tomato, served on a potato bun
Sweet & Spicy Chicken
sriracha honey sauce, lettuce, pickles, tomato, served on a potato bun
Charleston Chicken
cranberry mayonnaise, melted havarti, lettuce, served on organic health nut bread
Spicy Avocado & Chopped Egg Sandwich
jalapenos, havarti cheese, sriracha honey, organic health nut bread (add bacon for an additional charge)
Picnic Chicken Salad
pulled "forever free" chicken, creamy smoked jalapeño bbq sauce, pepperonata, lettuce, tomato, served on a potato bun
Slow-Roasted Pork Grilled Cheese
smoked jalapeño bbq sauce, white cheddar, served on pumpernickel bread
Grateful 'Veg' Burger
scratch-made black bean burger, roasted red onion, mixed greens, meyer lemon aioli, served on a potato bun
Farm Fresh Burger
pasture raised "forever free" beef, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, served on a potato bun
Pimento & Fried Pickle Burger* ^
pasture raised "forever free" beef, pimento cheese, fried house-made pickles, served on a potato bun
add grilled or fried chicken, grilled salmon or shrimp, or grilled steak for an extra charge.
Southern Cobb^
romaine lettuce, tomatoes, apple cider bacon, hard-boiled egg, cheddar cheese, avocado, scratch-made garlic buttermilk ranch
Appalachian Spinach Salad**
sweet potato purée, fresh blueberries, goat cheese, spiced south carolina pecans, scratch-made maple vinaigrette
Bacon & Bleu Cheese Salad
arugula and kale, green beans, cherry tomatoes, chopped bacon, bleu cheese, crispy tobacco onions, pumpernickel croutons, scratch-made white balsamic vinaigrette
Salt-Roasted Beet Salad
mixed greens, spiced south carolina pecans, goat cheese, scratch-made toasted pecan vinaigrette
Rainbow Kale Caesar
shaved golden beet, watermelon radish, cauliflower & butternut squash, topped with grated parmesan and pumpernickel croutons
Stone-Ground Goat Cheese Grits
Parmesan & Rosemary Potato Cracklins
Mixed Greens Salad
Baked Mac-n-Cheese
Salt & Pepper Crispy Brussels
Collards with Bacon
All-Natural French Fries
Basil & Butter Green Beans
Yukon Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Maple & Sage Root Vegetables
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner on a Friday after work looking to relax and enjoy after a long week. My husband had the chicken and I had blackened catfish. Food was decent, basic fried chicken as good as KFC and catfish ok, needed tartar sauce, prices aren’t...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Alicat1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service, presentation of the food, the over priced dry chicken & free biscuits were beneath the level of a truck stop. Top that off with the Father's Day families (it wasn't crowded just very noisy); there was no way to have relaxed conversation. It's...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, maybe they do serve food that is faux southern but they do it with a lot of flair and creativity. I have been here several times and am never disappointed. (There are still a lot of vegetarian options on the menu that I am...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank amih329
Reviewed May 29, 2019

After visiting the Iwo Jima memorial , we arrived ten minutes before closing and yet we were allowed in and I am so thankful because I had the fried chicken that they are famous for, and it was the best I have ever tasted. Make...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Alan B
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Loved the original and hoped to capture the same flavors. But the experience is ruined by bad execution all around: disinterested bar staff, an unreasonable slow kitchen as I was in after the rush and good ingredients and flavor profiles wasted. Ordered appetizer and entree...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank CoolAisles
Reviewed May 22, 2019

This restaurant is located near metro station providing specious sitting including outdoors and had a large menu items for the brunch. Service was slow and food quality was ok. Our eggs came runny even though we had asked to be cooked on both the sides....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank msr345
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

We were in town for a short visit to DC and our hotel front desk recommended this place for brunch. It was pretty crowded and it was an hour wait without a reservation-luckily we found seats at the bar and sat right down. I ordered...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank oktravelfam
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Had dinner and breakfast here during a Georgetown graduation stay. Very eclectic crowd, ultra friendly staff- we had Lindsay and Kyle, well presented and tasty food, modestly priced. Comfortable and modest pricing- a good value.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Maddoctorfromberrien
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Looking online, this looked so good. If the service was better, the rating would have been higher. The beer on tap was very good. One on nitro and the peach beer served in a jar. We had a small table and shared an appetizer (street...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Heather L
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

We went here after having a bad meal elsewhere and wanting some dessert. We got pancakes and some ice cream. The best was the custard. The peanut butter one was good too. The other two were good efforts but just the wrong combination of ingredients....More

Date of visit: May 2019
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October 4, 2018|
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Response from ManuelP1050 | Reviewed this property |
That is a good idea. I noticed that the restaurant seems to be often crowded: that is a risky proposition, since small mistakes can multiply and a cranky employee can impact on many clients. My suggestion is to visit the... More
August 19, 2016|
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Response from Skipper090 | Reviewed this property |
Reservations, yes. Parking I am not sure about.
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