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Menu

SOUPS​
Soup of the Day
Soup of the Day. Our Chef’s daily seasonal creation
Cup $4.95
Bowl $7.95
Essex Clam Chowder
Our homemade version of classic New England clam chowder
Cup $5.95
Bowl $8.95
Blacksmith’s 3 Bean Chili
Beef chili simmered w/ select vegetables & seasoning. Topped w/ jack cheese & fresh cilantro
Cup $5.95
Bowl $8.95
SALADS​
Tavern Salad
Mixed greens, sliced cucumber, vine-ripe tomatoes, red onion, red pepper & our fresh baked croutons. Served w/ shallot-dijon vinaigrette
Entree $8.95
Side $5.95
Grilled $+4.95
Tavern chicken $+4.95
Steak tips $+6.95
Shrimp $+7.95
Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine tossed w/ our house-made Caesar dressing, fresh baked croutons & shaved parmesan. Anchovies on request
Entree $9.95
Side $6. 95
Grilled $+4.95
Tavern chicken $+4.95
Steak tips $+6.95
Shrimp $+7.95
Mediterranean Salad
Crisp romaine topped w/ tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers, onion, kalamata olives, French feta, radishes & mint. Served w/ fresh lemon vinaigrette
$10.95
Pecan Gorgonzola
Crisp lettuce, crumbled gorgonzola, grape tomatoes, spiced pecans, sliced apples & red onion. Served w/ maple dijon vinaigrette
$10.95
SIDE SELECTIONS​
Vegetable of the Day
Steamed Broccoli
Hand Cut Onion Rings or Fries
Rice Pilaf
Herb Mashed Potatoes
A heaping basket of our special house cut fries or beer-battered onion rings
Basket of Special House Cut Fries or Beer-Battered Onion Rings
$6.95
STARTERS​
Garlic Hummus Plate
house made hummus tahini, kalamata olives & French feta. Served w/ sliced red peppers & crunchy pita chips
$9.95
Crispy Honey Buffalo Wings
With​ house-made bleu cheese dressing, celery & carrot sticks
$8.95
Fried Calamari
Lightly battered, flash fried & tossed w/ sliced hot cherry peppers. Served w/ sweet red pepper dipping sauce
$10.95
Margarita Shrimp
A tavern favorite! Jumbo shrimp grilled & tossed in a tequila orange glaze. Served w/ fresh pineapple salsa
$12.95
Tavern Tenders
Panko crusted fried chicken tenders. Served w/ honey mustard dipping sauce
$9.95
Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip
Fresh spinach, artichoke hearts & a blend of fine cheeses. Served w/ house-made tortilla chips
$10.95
Fried Fresh Mozzarella
Panko-crusted & fried, served w/ a light tomato marinara, fresh basil & balsamic glaze
$11.95
Chili-Cheese Nachos
house-made tortilla chips smothered in our black horse tavern chili, Jack cheese sauce & fresh salsa. Topped w/ jalapenos, sour cream & cilantro
$10.95
PIZZERIA​
House Classic
Tomato sauce topped w/ a blend of four cheeses
$14.95
Margarita
Tomato sauce, fresh whole milk mozzarella, sliced vine-ripe tomatoes, chopped basil
$17.95
Kalamata-Red Pepper
Tomato sauce, topped w/ sliced red peppers, feta & Kalamata olives
$15.95
Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Buffalo sauce, grilled chicken, bleu & mozzarella cheeses
$17.95
Pepperoncini & Onion
A zesty twist to the original, sliced pepperoncini & fresh onion
$15.95
Pepperoni
Our classic four cheese topped w/ spicy pepperoni
$16.95
Arugula-Parmesan
Cheese pizza topped w/ fresh arugula, shaved parmesan, balsamic glaze & cracked pepper
$15.95
Tomato & Basil Pesto
Topped w/ pine-nut pesto, ricotta cheese, mozzarella & plum tomatoes
$15.95
BBQ Chicken
BBQ sauce, cheddar & Jack cheese, caramelized onions, topped w/ tender white meat chicken, red peppers, cilantro & lime
$17.95
Mushroom & Sausage
Cheese pizza topped w/ sweet Italian sausage & fresh mushrooms
$17.95
BURGERS​
Our burgers are 1/2 lb. certified angus beef, hand made & cooked to order. Served w/ house cut fries, lettuce, tomato & a pickle
The Black Horse Original
Topped w/ sliced sweet Italian sausage, mushrooms, cheddar cheese & caramelized onions
$11.95
Jalapeno Burger
A spicy burger mixed w/ fresh jalapeno peppers, topped w/ Jack cheese & a cool ranch sauce
$10.95
Gorgonzola Burger
Topped w/ melted gorgonzola cheese, apple wood smoked bacon & crispy onion rings
$11.95
Sachem Burger
The classic burger, char-grilled on an open flame
$9.95
Cheggy Burger
Classic burger topped w/ a fried egg, bacon & American cheese
$11.95
Veggie Burger
A flavorful veggie burger grilled & topped w/ Jack cheese, caramelized onions & mushrooms
$11.95
Barbecue Chicken Sandwich
Tender breast filet grilled w/ our house barbecue sauce, applewood smoked bacon & cheddar cheese. Served w/ cole slaw & fries
$12.95
MAIN DISHES​
Tavern Tips
Hand-cut sirloin tips marinated in our steak house marinade & char-grilled to perfection on an open flame. Served w/ your choice of potato or rice & vegetable. 12 oz
$16.95
New York Sirloin
12 oz. Hand-cut. Char-grilled & topped w/ herb butter. Served w/ your choice of potato or rice & vegetable
$18.95
Kona-Chili Rubbed Dry-Aged Sirloin
Thick 14 oz. sirloin rubbed w/ a blend of kona coffee & spices. Grilled & topped w/ carmelized shallot butter. Served w/ asparagus & mashed potatoes
$25.95
Tavern Chicken
Tender skinless breast filets, marinated in lemon, garlic & herbs, char-grilled. Served w/ tahini sauce, rice pilaf & vegetable
$15.95
Chicken Artichoke Piccata
Lightly floured tender chicken filets, sauteed w/ artichokes, lemon, shallots, white wine, & capers. Served over linguini
$17.95
Beer Brined Pork Chop
Thick center cut, bone-in chop w/ a sage black-pepper rub. Grilled to juicy perfection. Served w/ herb mashed potatoes, applesauce & vegetable of the day
$18.95
Crispy Fish ‘n Chips
Fresh haddock filet dipped in our black horse brew batter & fried ‘till golden brown. Served w/ house-cut fries, onion rings & coleslaw
$16.95
Baked Haddock
A fresh 8 oz. Haddock filet topped w/ lemon-panko crumble & a beurre-blanc sauce. Served w/ herb mashed potatoes & asparagus
$18.95
Fresh Norwegian Salmon
A special daily preparation by our chef
$20.95
Garden Fettuccini
Fresh asparagus, baby spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, caramelized onions & red peppers sauteed in a light garlic cream sauce topped w/ diced tomatoes & fresh arugula
$15.95
With chicken $+3.00
About
After months of renovations at 32-38 Waterfield Road, the Black Horse Tavern is proud to open the doors on August 9th. Featuring a blend of casual tavern food, drink and specialty dishes, the Black Horse Tavern is pleased to be the first of its kind in downtown Winchester. The tavern was always a dream for life-long Winchester resident James Covino. With the August 9th opening, his dream is finally a reality. Coupled with his wife Kim's passion for great cuisine and cooking, the two set out on a year- long adventure to open downtown -Winchester's first pub-style eatery. They purchased the 32-38 Waterfield Road building and began renovations to satisfy Winchester's need for a restaurant that
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Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

We've enjoyed a few meals here over the past few months. Every time it has been busy and consistently good. They try hard to accommodate the gluten free ones we eat with. We recently had room for dessert and not only did it look delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2019

I've been here three times now and each time is more enjoyable than the last. I'm working my way through the great menu! Excellent beer selection and well-stocked bar. It's an intimate place and always hopping, and for good reason. Come on the early side...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019

This place is everything! We went on a breezy fall Saturday afternoon, and the windows were all open which added to the already incredible atmosphere. It is as beautiful outside as it is inside. The food amazing. We got chili nachos, buffalo tenders and pulled...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Went in on a Tuesday at 9:15pm in the evening for a couple drinks. The hostess said we could sit at the bar, we went to the bar and there were no seats open so we asked her for a table. She said tables were...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Took the family out and heard about the Black Horse. The atmosphere is cozy, clean and a little dark. The food was spectacular - they’re Juicy Lucy fresh ground burger was a hit as was the chili. If that wasn’t enough we ordered a pizza...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

I've eaten at Black Horse many times and it's always good. On the lunch menu is an Avocado BLT with fries that's delicious. The burgers are good as are the salads. It's a solid, dependable restaurant. Their prices are a bit high for what it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

We didn't want to sit at the bar, so we waited 20 minutes.Food was hot, a bit greasy but ok. We went to a restaurant a block away , but they had no room, so we came here.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

We went for lunch with our adult children and their spouses. We all had great meals. The staff were friendly and efficient. A nice selection on the menu. Just what one would expect of a local tavern.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

This is a busy, mostly comfortable place, its half sports bar, half tavern style restaurant presenting American fare in a booth and table kind of space. Its not a big place and the booths are quite tight and very awkward to get in and out...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Wow! How had I not visited sooner! This place is great! The food was delicious and reasonably priced as well. A definite must!

Date of visit: November 2018
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