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Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Southwestern Egg Rolls
Fried egg roll with chicken, black beans, corn, chipotle ranch
Spinach & Artichoke Cheese Dip
Creamy cheesy spinach and artichoke dip, grilled pita bread
Chicken Tenders
Hand breaded chicken tenders, homemade honey mustard sauce
Chicken Wings
Buffalo or Honey BBQ Carrots, celery, bleu cheese dressing
Loaded Shoestring Fries
Crispy shoestring fries, melted jack and cheddar cheese, bacon, sour cream, scallions
Fried Pickles
Fried pickle chips, ranch dressing
Chicken Quesadilla
Flour tortilla, chicken, melted cheddar and jack cheeses, peppers, onions, shredded iceberg, tomatoes, sour cream, salsa
Blended chickpeas, garlic, olive oil, and tahini, warm pita bread, celery and carrot sticks
Asian Lettuce Wraps
Grilled chicken, soy ginger glaze, romaine leaves, thai mayonnaise
Cup 2.95
Bowl 4.95
Housemade daily
Homemade dressings: Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette, Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Honey Mustard, Balsamic Vinaigrette
Full 5.95
Side 4.5
House Green Salad
Iceberg, mixed greens, tomatoes, croutons, choice of dressing
Tug's Spring Salad
California greens, sundried cranberries, oranges, walnuts, warm walnut encrusted goat cheese, balsamic vinaigrette
Chef Salad
Iceberg, mixed greens, ham, turkey, bacon, cheddar and jack cheese, tomatoes, hard boiled egg
"Harbor Town" Shrimp Salad
Mixed greens, grilled shrimp, bleu cheese crumbles, bacon, red onions, toasted, walnuts, lemon- herb vinaigrette
Chicken Tender Salad
Iceberg, mixed greens, fried chicken tenders, cheddar cheese, bacon, tomatoes, croutons. Grilled Chicken on request
Substitute a Cup of Seafood Gumbo Add 2.95
Soup and Salad
Our house salad and a cup of soup of the day
Grilled Chicken
Grilled Shrimp
Grilled Salmon
Blackened Chicken Pasta
Blackened chicken, green and red peppers, penne pasta, spicy Parmesan cream sauce
Chicken Tender Platter
Hand breaded chicken tenders, shoestring fries, coleslaw, honey mustard dressing
Herb Grilled Chicken Breast
Grilled, herb marinated chicken breast, rice pilaf, today's fresh vegetable
Tug's Meatloaf
Demi glace, mashed potatoes, crispy onion straws, today's fresh vegetable
New York Strip
Grilled 12 ounce strip, steak butter, shoestring fries or mashed potatoes (Mashed potatoes loaded with sour cream, cheddar cheese, bacon - add $1.50)
Bayou Fried Thin Catfish
Thinly sliced Mississippi catfish, creamy corn meal breading, hush puppies, coleslaw, shoestring fries, choice of tartar sauce or remoulade
Fish & Chips
Beer battered cod, shoestring fries, tartar sauce
Creole Tilapia with Shrimp
Blackened tilapia, grilled shrimp, Creole cream sauce, rice pilaf, today's fresh vegatable
Pan Seared Salmon
Fresh Atlantic salmon, herb butter, today's fresh vegetable *GRILLED ON REQUEST
All burgers and sandwiches are served with shoestring fries. Substitute sweet potato fries, add $1.25. ** A turkey burger patty may be substituted on any burger**
Add Cheddar, Swiss or Bleu Cheese 12.5
Sirloin Burger
1/2 pound
BBQ Cheddar Burger
1/2 pound sirloin burger, barbecue sauce, cheddar cheese, crispy onion straws
Bacon Swiss Burger
1/2 pound sirloin burger, swiss cheese, bacon, sauteed onions, mushrooms
New York Strip Sandwich
Thinly sliced, roasted New York strip, jack cheese, toasted hoagie roll, au jus
Falafel Sandwich
Housemade falafel patty, avocado, tomato, cilantro, tzatziki, sriracha, whole wheat bun
Smoked Turkey Panini
Smoked turkey, gouda, ciabatta bread
Cajun Chicken Sandwich
Blackened chicken breast, sauteed peppers and onions, melted jack cheese, sweet sourdough bun
Grilled Chicken Wrap
Grille chicken, cheddar cheese, lettuce, chipotle mayonnaise, flour tortilla
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Buffalo chicken tenders, cheddar cheese, shredded iceberg. ranch dressing, flour tortilla
Club Sandwich
Ham, turkey, bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise, white or wheat toast
$5 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews brunch fish and chips salad catfish mashed potatoes chicken tenders burger pancakes mud island mississippi river our waiter prices are reasonable tugs appetizers downtown tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with former coworkers at Tugs today. Have visited this establishment several times in the past. Normally order the chicken fingers. Ask was told by the server that 3 pieces of fish came with the order. Ordered the thin catfish. One piece of the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Stoney M
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

The food can either be good to gosh awful. They must have an issue keeping kitchen staff. Two things are always consistent, the drinks are usually spot on and the fries are ALWAYS cold. It’s worth the happy hour and if you live on the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank T G
Reviewed February 18, 2019

I had the southwest egg rolls which was very good. I also had nachos which were extremely salty. I could not finish it. I would have returned it, but I ordered it to go. The staff taking our order, who also let me try their...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DeeALombard
Reviewed January 17, 2019

The service and waitstaff were excellent! We arrived about 5pm, wasn’t too busy. The Happy Hour Menu only has a few choices although the hours are generous. The appetizers were very good. We had an Asian lettuce wraps and fried pickles. Very generous portions. My...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EDDFB777
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Came to restaurant after 11 am college basketball game. Went in around 1:30 on a Saturday. Had choice of breakfast or lunch. Had to sit at bar to eat even though tables open. Servers very nice and attentive This restaurant overlooks the Mississippi River and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brendarZ3769OP
Reviewed January 7, 2019

The restaurant is in a wonderful location, outside seating a preference. Brunch is good. service is slow but want a lazy brunch this is the place. Come relax and enjoy mimosas and eggs benedict or waffles.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Dreamer67808084552
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Went there Saturday about 5:30. Called ahead because there were 6 of us and they accommodated us by holding a large table for the 20 minutes we were in transit. Service was good ; food was good quality for a pub. There are some good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank burtw
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We went to Tug’s for a team lunch in December. The food was very good, as usual. The staff was also friendly and attentive. This is a great place for a small group lunch or for couples dining.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ibrake4java
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Our first stop was right after checking in at the hotel. We sat on the patio of Tug's and had a beverage while enjoying the view. Later in the evening we stopped back by and the bar was hopping. Filled with residents of Harbor Island...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Girlmurmuration
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Excellent food excellent staff good selection of local draft beers, Errin and Dee were excellent at their jobs.

Date of visit: October 2018
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