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J. Carter's Tavern Grill

Menu

STARTERS‏
Calamari
Premium calamari steaks hand-cut, lightly breaded and fried, served with cocktail and tartar sauce.
Texas Egg Rolls
Cream cheese, jack and cheddar and diced jalapeno rolled in a wonton, served with jalapeno jelly. Trust us on this one!
Mozzarella Fritti
Fresh mozzarella, lightly breaded and fried, served with our own marinara sauce.
Chargrilled Quesadilla
Mixed cheese, caramelized onions, southwestern salsa, bacon and grilled chicken. Served with avocado cream sauce, lime sour cream and salsa.
Spinach Artichoke Dip
With mozzarella, parmesan, and diced tomatoes. Served with tortilla chips and French bread.
Buffalo Wings
A full pound of wings and drummies served with celery, carrots and blue cheese dressing .
Firecracker Shrimp
Tender, crispy shrimp tossed in a creamy, spicy sauce.
Hawaiian Style Ahi Tuna
Layers of Sushi Grade Ahi tossed with chili soy sauce, cucumber and avocado. Served with wonton crisps.
Prime Rib Sliders
Slow roasted prime rib served slider style with swiss cheese, au jus and French fries.
Ceviche
A white fish marinated in fresh lime juice, cucumbers, tomatoes, red peppers, red onion, seedless jalapenos, cilantro and fresh avocado, served with tortilla chips.
SALADS
Tavern Chicken Salad
Mixed greens, bleu cheese, candied pecans, parmesan, tossed with our house-made raspberry vinaigrette dressing, and topped with a grilled chicken breast
Aloha Salad
Grilled chicken breast layered with mixed greens, cucumbers, green onions, red and yellow peppers, carrots, mango, crisp wontons and sesame seeds. Tossed in our sesame vinaigrette.
Santa Fe Salad
Blackened chicken breast atop romaine lettuce, red onion and red peppers tossed with our Santa Fe dressing. Topped with jack and cheddar cheeses, sliced avocado, corn, black bean, diced tomatoes and crisp tortilla strips.
Ahi Ginger Salad
Green, red and napa cabbage with mixed greens, jicama, green onions and wonton crisps tossed with our house-made ginger dressing, topped with seared, sushi-grade ahi tuna.
Citrus Chicken Salad
Mandarin oranges, green apples, avocado, golden raisins, dried cranberries, glazed pecans, bleu cheese crumbles and green onions, tossed with our house-made citrus dressing.
Crunchy Spinach Salad
Tossed with crunchy noodles, fried wontons and green onions, sliced red onions, tomatoes wedges, smoked bacon, feta cheese, glazed pecans, sesame seeds and our signature citrus dressing.
PIZZA‏
Pepperoni Pizza
Pepperoni, mozzarella‏ and homemade pizza sauce.
Spinach Artichoke Pizza
Oven-roasted artichoke hearts, sauteed spinach and garlic topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.
California Club Pizza
Olive oil, mozzarella, grilled chicken, bacon, tomatoes, roasted garlic aioli with avocado and fresh parsley.
BBQ Chicken
Sweet Hickory-smoked BBQ sauce, sliced red onions, fresh cilantro and BBQ chicken breast
Margherita Fresca Pizza
Fresh mozzarella cheese and sweet tomatoes. Garnished with fresh basil, parmesan and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.
THE GRILL
All grilled items are generously seasoned with our house blend of spices. These entrees include homemade yeast rolls and choice of two sides; side salad, soup, sweet potato, homemade fries, garlic mashed potatoes, rice pilaf with grilled vegetables.
Add sauteed mushrooms, onions, or bleu cheese topping for .99 and grilled shrimp for 6
Best Little Sirloin 6 Oz
The most lean beef selection.
Ribeye 12 Oz
The most flavorful of all steaks.
New York Steak
A 12 oz steak grilled to your desired temperature.
Filet Mignon 8 Oz
The most tender cut of beef.
Slow Roasted Baby Back Ribs
Beer and BBQ go hand-in-hand and this is no exception. The best "fall off the bone" ribs you"ll ever enjoy. Full rack or Half rack
Grilled Garlic Buttered Shrimp
Basted with garlic butter and seasoned with our homemade seasoning blend. Served over a bed of rice pilaf.
Whiskey Glazed Salmon
Grilled to a pink warm center, served with our very own whiskey glaze.
Grilled Mahi Mahi
A light fish seasoned and topped with pineapple chipotle salsa.
TAVERN SPECIALTIES‏
Homemade Chicken Fingers
Hand-battered and served over a bed of homemade fries. Served with ranch dressing and honey mustard.
Fish and Chips
Delicate cod filets, beer battered and served with house tarter sauce and homemade fries.
Spicy Jambalaya
Blackened chicken, shrimp and andouille sausage, sautéed with bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes in a spicy sauce. Served over jasmine rice and topped with green onions
Baja Style Fish Tacos
Choose crispy calamari or Battered Cod. Three warm tortillas filled with shredded cabbage, diced cucumber and lime-sour cream. Served with tortilla chips, avocado cream sauce and homemade salsa
Tavern Orange Peel Chicken
Crispy chicken in a classic orange sauce with jasmine rice
Chardonnay Shrimp Pasta
Sauteed with garlic, basil, red peppers, roma and sun-dried tomatoes over rotelle noodles in a creamy wine sauce, topped with crisp bacon, fresh parmesan cheese and parsley.
SANDWICHES
Tavern Burger
Half-pound seasoned beef served on a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles.
The Blues Burger
Our tavern burger served on a brioche bun with our bleu cheese crumb topping and sliced bacon.
Prime Rib French Dip
Slow roasted in-house prime rib thinly sliced and piled high, topped with swiss cheese and caramelized onions.
Blackened Chicken Sandwich
The original,‏ cooked in a cast iron skillet, with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise and cheddar cheese on a French baguette.
Philly Cheesesteak
Slow roasted prime rib, sliced paper thin and smothered in our homemade cheese sauce, topped with mushrooms, peppers and onions.
American Cheeseburger
Two course ground chuck patties, 2 slices American cheese, tomato and lettuce, served on a brioche bun.
Italian Club Sandwich
Layers of pepperoni, ham and turkey with Italian cheeses served on a toasted roll. Don't forget the lettuce, red onions, tomatoes.
Club Croissant
Slow roasted turkey, crisp bacon, jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, served on fresh croissant.
Tri-Tip Sandwich
Tender sliced steak served medium-rare with BBQ sauce
Chicken Chipotle Wrap
Grilled chicken, jack and cheddar cheese, bacon, chipotle mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickles.
About
J. Carter's Tavern Grill is an upbeat family-owned bar and restaurant serving amazing American food! Enjoy our drafted beer while watching the game on our TVs. We know how to have a good time. Join us!
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
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All reviews tavern burger fish chips tri tip sliders salad onion rings steak sandwiches pizza great happy hour great food party atmosphere strip mall sweet potato tuesday night my hubby great place to eat
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and a buddy went here with the intent of eating supper, drinking a few beers and catching up. Next time I'm in the area, I'll try the food. This is my kinda place. The service and atmosphere were top notch.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jackattack7051
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is our go-to location when we don't want to deal with the larger brunch crowds, want great food, and maybe just have a view of the game to relax and unwind. The service is quick, friendly, and accommodating (they always ask the chef if...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Navigator794785
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Nina our server is THE BEST!!! We go for the Prime Rib Sliders & discounted Alcohol/ My White Zinfandel. JUST GREAT!!! Rolls- EVERYTHING... The BEST!!! Nina is SO attentive!!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank bevb316
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This place has had a change in ownership but the food was still good. A little noisy as the restaurant and bar are in one large room. Party atmosphere weekend nights.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 55Carol
Reviewed November 1, 2018

J. Carter's is a great place to get tasty quality food that won't break the bank. I've had numerous things on the menu over the years and have never been disappointed. Grill items, salads, sandwiches, and appetizers are all delicious. I love the onion rings...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bubuflu
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great food and great craft beer , lunch specials were great price and the happy hour prices were excellent.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ThePerm
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place for lunch with friends. Had great service for a group of ten. BiHave also visited for dinner previously..good food and drinks.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mary Anne R
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Went for lunch after a day of traveling , needed to eat out because I had no food at home. Ordered the fajita burrito, it was wonderful. My daughter had the sliders . We were both impressed with service and food.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank H8752MLcarols
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice spot. Goodsize table towards the back for larger parties but the actual service is not great. It’s kind of strange- they don’t really want that area to be seated. Anyways- it’s a good spot overall.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Laura F
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The exterior does not tell the story, (strip mall) but once inside we were seated quickly and drinks arrived forthwith. We had reservations for 10 plus 2 toddlers, and everything could not have gone smoother. With 10 people we all ordered different meals, and everyone...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Big range of prices...steak to salad and so much in between. Very reasonably priced. You would pay more for these entrees at one of the chain restaurants and not get the quality ingredients and great taste that you will get... More
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