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Anchorage Tavern & Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
1.25
Oyster Shooters
Freshly shucked and in a shot glass, topped with cocktail sauce. Served with fresh lemon
8.95
Drunken Shrimp Cocktail 1/2 Lb
Cooked to‏ opaque tenderness in beer and a bouquet of faint spices. Served with cocktail sauce and fresh lemon
5.95
Clams on the Halfshell
Six (6) fresh, local and icy cold
8.95
Oysters Rockefeller
Six fresh shucked oysters baked in a special topping of spinach, cream and spices with sauce hollandaise
9.95
Hot Dungeness Crab Dip
Baked dungeness crab with artichoke hearts and parmesan cheese. Served with sliced baguette
9.95
Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Fresh mushroom‏ caps stuffed with our famous crab cake and baked to perfection. Topped with sauce hollandaise
10.95
Fish and Chips
Sweet grouper morsels beer-battered and deep-fried to perfection. Served with steak fries, tartar sauce and malt vinegar
6.95
Fried Mushrooms
Coated in a seasoned bread mist and lightly fried. Served with cocktail sauce
9.95
Jumping Barbecue Shrimp
Eight shrimp wrapped with hickory smoked bacon and marinated in house barbecue sauce. Charbroiled to perfection
10.95
Slow Roasted Ribs
Finger baby back ribs basted with barbecue hickory sauce
SOUPS
4.25
French Onion
Topped with croutons and two cheeses then baked golden brown
Crock 4.25
Bowl 4.75
Chili Con Carne
Topped with melted cheese and onion
Crock 4.95
Bowl 5.50
Crab Bisque
W/lump crab meat
Cup 3.00
Bowl 3.50
Concrocktion of the Day
Cup 4.25
Bowl 4.75
Clam Chowder
Creamy jersey style
SALADS‏
9.95
Chef Salad
Roast beef diced chicken, hum, swiss cheese, hand boiled egg tomato, cucumber, carrot and onion nesting on a bed of crisp garden greens. Choice of dressing
8.95
Caprese
Fresh buffalo‏ mozzarella, roasted red peppers and tomato, set atop field greens drizzled with our balsamic vinaigrette
9.95
Taco Grande
Tortilla shell‏ filled with lettuce, tomato, cheese, black olives, onion, topped with sour cream, salsa and guacamole. Served with diced chicken or chili
3.95
House Salad
Mixed greens with carrot cucumber, tomato and onion or caesar salad
6.95
Soup and Salad
A cup of chowder or soup of the day roll and butter
9.95
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Our spicy chicken tenders fried golden brown, tossed in our spicy wing sauce. Served over a large house salad with our own bleu cheese dressing
Large 7.95
Petite 6.95
Caesar Salad or House Salad
9.95
California Cobb
Mixed greens topped with diced chicken, bacon, hard boiled egg, cheese, red onion, tomato, black olives, crumbled bleu cheese, croutons and guacamole served with choice of dressing
SANDWICHES
7.95
Cheese +0.50
Hot Roast Beef
Fresh roast top round thinly sliced on a kaiser roll with pickle and French fries
7.95
Chicken Salad
Our own old fashion white meat chicken salad on your choice of white/rye bread or kaiser roll with chips and pickle
7.95
Anchorage Chicken Meat
Our crispy battered, fried chicken tenderloins topped with hickory-smoked bacon and melted swiss cheese. served on a kaiser roll with French fries, lettuce, tomato and ranch dressing
7.95
Patty Melt
Your choice eight ounce burger or chicken breast charbroiled to perfection and served on grilled rye bread with American cheese, fried onions and russian dressing. accompanied with French fries
7.95
Cheese Steak
Philadelphia style with fried onions and French fries
8.95
Shrimp Wrap
Char-grilled jumbo shrimp served in a toasted flour tortilla or a field of spring greens with shaved cucumber rounds, diced tomatoes and enhanced with our balsamic vinaigrette. Served with potato chips
13.95
Danny's Steak Sandwich
An eight-ounce center cut strip steak, char-broiled to perfection and set atop garlic toast, served with French fries, lettuce, tomato and onion
7.95
Grilled Rueben
Corned beef or smoked turkey, sauerkraut, swiss cheese and russian dressing or rye with, French fries
7.95
Club Sandwich
Your choice‏ of smoked turkey or roast beef with chips
7.95
Chicken Fajita Wrap
Charbroiled chicken breast, sliced and sauteed with onions and bell peppers wrapped in a flour tortilla with cheese and baked. served with south of the border toppings and French fries
BURGERS/CHICKEN‏
Your choice 1/2 pound ground sirloin of beef or boneless chicken breast served wit!, fries, lettuce, tomato and pickle.
7.95
Beef
Boneless chicken breast
Action Burger
Sandwiched between grilled pork roll and cheese
7.95
Beef
Boneless chicken breast
Bonzai
Marinated in our unique lemon teriyaki sauce, broiled glazed and topped with sesame seeds and green onions
7.95
Beef
Boneless chicken breast
Cajun Burger
Piquantly seasoned and quickly seared served with sauce bearnaise
7.50
Beef
Boneless chicken breast
Basic Burger
Untouched
7.95
Beef
Boneless chicken breast
American Burger
With American cheese
7.95
Beef
Boneless chicken breast
Cheese and Bacon Burger
7.95
Beef
Boneless chicken breast
Swiss Mushroom Burger
7.95
Beef
Boneless chicken breast
Italian Burger
Broccoli rabe, roasted red peppers and provolone cheese
PIZZA
12.00
Toppings +1.50
Plain
White or‏ red
12.95
New York
Tomato sauce, cheese, onion, green pepper, pepperoni and black olives
12.95
Margherita
White pizza fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and grated cheese
SOUTHWESTERN‏
16.95
Sante Fe Chicken
Plump juicy boneless chicken breast lightly coated with crushed corn tortilla chips and lightly fried. Topped with garden fresh salsa and a trio of cheeses and baked. Served over shredded lettuce with south of the border topping
7.95
Quesadilla
Grilled flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, chilies, tomato and onion, served with lettuce, sour cream and guacamole
Full rack 21.95
Half rack 17.95
Slow Roasted Pork Ribs
A full rack of baby back ribs basted with our hickory barbecue sauce
5.95
Simply Nachos
Corn chips topped with cheese, jalapenos, black olives and salsa
8.95
Ultimate Nachos
Corn chips topped with chicken, chili, jalapenos, black olives cheese, sour cream, salsa and guacamole
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Beware of the din in the main bar room. It is a testimony to the popularity of this place. Maybe it's due to all those people looking to hook up once the bouncer okays their ID to be let in. Regardless, Anchorage has a varied...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We decided to try The Anchorage for dinner today... bad move. It started off fine and I was hopeful - my crab bisque and my husband’s Manhattan clam chowder were both good. It was all downhill from there. My husband ordered the crab cakes with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank GlobeTrotting539864
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Our favorite place for the oyster shooters, fried moz and soup! Portions are large so I've been enjoying my leftovers! The special was buffalo crab cakes...oh my, they were awesome! I wish we could get there more frequently since everything on the menu is great....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank misty00115
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

One of our favorites! The staff and bartenders go above and beyond. Very friendly atmosphere. Typically there is a long wait as reservations are not taken ahead. There is dining on the deck, tavern or dining room in which you request. Parking is tight but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LouLou88-11
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent friendly service. View of the bay. Crab bisque, crab cakes were the freshest crab I’ve ever had. They even made crab cake potato skins just for us..how cool!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jdccfi
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Our first visit on a Wednesday night in June, before the crowds head down to the shore was delicious. Courteous and attentive wait staff. No reservations, but the wait is worth it. Oysters, crab cakes and grouper couldn’t be any fresher. So looking forward to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Prestochango1
Reviewed June 21, 2018

There is always a wait but they are pretty accurate in how long it will be. The food is great, the portions huge, prices reasonable. Where you end up sitting will definitely make your meal. One night we were right next to the saloon doors...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Helen H
Reviewed June 20, 2018

If you want a terrific meal with the shore atmosphere be sure to try this one out! You will find the service and the quality of food exceptional!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tiny119
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite place to eat off the Island. Across the street from the Bay in Somers Point, the Anchorage has fresh, delicious food and cocktails. Terrific service! Extremely accommodating with regard to dietary restrictions and food allergies or sensitivities. Reasonably priced unlike so...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank ssplaver
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Seven of us went to an early dinner at The Anchorage after a play down the street. It was early, but on a rainy Sunday at the shore of course it was packed. Everyone who waited on us couldn’t have been nicer. Bartenders, hosts and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Steve O
August 1, 2017|
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Response from soccerspecial | Reviewed this property |
Yes, during the summer months there is a long wait. Depending on how large your party is, you might want to see if you can make a reservation.
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Steve O
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Hadfunatbayside | Reviewed this property |
I would arrive around 4 30. Generally after that there is a wait
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kipben
August 17, 2016|
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Response from Arzie823 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't work there. You will have to call them directly to check on reservations. I would do it right away since that is a busy holiday weekend.
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