What to Eat and Drink at Williamsburg’s New Beer Garden, Old Rooster

Photo: Linnea Covington

Old Rooster, the beer garden we gave you a tour of back in June, is finally open and serving food from 11 a.m. till midnight on weekdays, and till 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Review our slideshow for another look at the bar and its 70-person backyard (this is one to add to the list of summery outdoor drinking spots for fall), and see the menu below.

Lunch Entries
Chicken salad sandwich in pita packets, served with lettuce, thinly sliced
tomatoes and creamy cucumber dressing 11.00

Lamb burger with grilled peppers, mushrooms, lettuce, tomato
and cheese 9.00

Williamsburg corner cheeseburger with Portobello mushrooms and Brie 10.00

Fresh tomato & mozzarella with basil, sun dried tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette 9.00
Grilled chicken Caesar salad 8.00

Shrimp salad 10.00

Spinach tortilla 8.00

Rooster’s Salads
Rooster salad organic mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers with ricotta cheese, served with garlic bread 8.00
add grilled chicken 5.00
add filet mignon 7.00

Iceberg with manchego cheese dressing 8.00

Warm grilled Brie organic mixed baby greens in balsamic Dijon vinaigrette with melted Brie, served with pecan bread* 8.00

Arugula with grilled tuna and west Asian dressing 14.00

Daily Special
Panini and Fish with our Chef’s fresh catch of the day
*Old Rooster special

Buffalo wings with carrots, celery and blue cheese dip 5.00

Chicken fingers with honey muster 5.00

Mozarella sticks with spicy marinara 5.00

Fried calamari with spicy marinara 8.00

French fries with cheese 5.00

Shrimp coctail with coctail sauce 8.00

From the Grill
Spinach artichoke dip 9.00

Chicken portobello skewer 8.00

Beef jalapeno skewer 8.00

Mariner veggie skewer 7.00

Shrimp skewer 9.00

Lamb skewer 10.00

Sausage with cabbage or onion 7.00

Beer Platters
Fish and chips 11.00

Cheese and bread 11.00

Eggplant, prosciutto, mozarella - everything grilled 9.00

Stuffed mushrooms with crab meat 9.00

Mini burgers 7.00

Rooster’s Soup
Grilled meatballs, organic spinach soup served in toasted sourdough bread* 7.00
*Old Rooster special

Warm grilled Brie organic mixed baby greens in balsamic Dijon vinaigrette with melted Brie , served with pecan bread* 9.00

Caesar salad romaine lettuce with seasoned croutons dressed with Parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing 4.00
add grilled chicken 5.00

Mixed greens organic greens with a choice of dressing 3.00
add grilled chicken 5.00
add grilled shrimps 7.00

Rooster’s Platters
Old rooster chicken whole grilled boneless chicken served with barbecue Tennessee Dipping sauce* 12.00

Pork tenderloin American style, served with garlic mashed potatoes 12.00

Last minute vampire steak marinated with chef’s special recipe served with French fries* 18.00

Fish from the grill with our Chef’s fresh catch of the day

Grilled seafood stuffed shrimps & scallops, served with arugula salad and garlic sauce 21.00

Williamsburg corner cheeseburger with Portobello mushrooms and Brie 10.00

All meals are served with daily chef’s sides
*Old Rooster special

Note all allergies

Draft Beer
6.00 - 300mL Delirium Tremens
6.00 - 0.5L
12.00 - 1L

Gaffel Kolsch
A particularly fresh specialty beer from Cologne, brewed according to a time-honored family recipe and the German Purity Law of 1516 with water, malt, hops, and hops extract. The delicately bitter, pleasant, slightly hoppy taste is characteristic of this traditional kolsch. Germany, 4.8% alc

Radeberger Pilsner
Crowned the official drink of Germany by King Friedrich August III of Saxony, Radeberger pilsner, brewed near Dresden, is characterized by its dazzling and refreshing taste and has long been enjoyed by German nobility. Germany, 4.8% alc

Weihenstephan Hefe-Weiss
From the oldest brewery in the world (est. 1040) nothing refreshes you more than this naturally cloudy wheat beer with its wonderful yeasty fragrance and taste. Rated the #1 session beer in the world. Germany, 5.4% alc

Hofbrau Sommer
A nice amber color with an unfiltered, hazy appearance, the luscious head on this classic German summer beer is the perfect summer thirst-quencher. Germany, 5.1% alc

Founders IPA
Selected as a benchmark for the Beer Judge Certification Program used in all American based beer judgings, Centennial IPA has quickly become the IPA of choice. This complex flavorful ale has a frothy head and floral bouquet, with immense citrus accents, achieved by the abundance of dry hopping. This ale’s sweet, malty undertones balance the hop character with a finish that never turns too bitter. Michigan, 7.2% alc

Delirium Tremens
This golden, effervescent, Belgian strong-ale has a beautiful balance of citrus and malt. The particular character and the unique taste result from the use of three different kinds of yeast. Elected Best Beer in the World, a gold medal during the “World Beer Championships” in Chicago (1998) confirmed that worldwide recognition. Belgium, 8.5% alc c

Coney Island Mermaid Pilsner
An innovative take on a classic pilsner style, this pils features 8 flavorful malts (including rye malt) and 5 evocative hops, creating a truly unique and refreshing domestic pilsner. New York, 5.3% alc

Stella Artois
Optimum premium lager, with its full flavour and clean crisp taste using only natural ingredients. Belgium, 5% alc

La Chouffe
Unfiltered blonde beer, which is re-fermented in the the keg. Pleasantly fruity, spiced with coriander, and with a light hop taste. Belgium, 8% alc

Ommegang Rare Vos
Coppery-amber color and the rich creamy head. Enjoy the aroma of spicy orange blossoms. Taste, and the pleasant mellow flavor of caramel malt glides easily into a dry, hop finish. Cooperstown, NY 6.5% alc

The authentic Belgian wheat or white beer. sweet and sour beer with a littlebitterness, slightly spicy, with a strong touch of coriander and a hint of orange, perfect for warm summer days, instead of other refreshing beverages. Belgium, 4.9% alc

Reissdorf Kolsch
Pleasant, full-bodied, and uniquely light and sweet taste in premium quality, that is brewed for the adepts who prefer something special. Cologne, Germany, 4.8% alc

Sixpoint Sweet Action
Well balanced and drinkable, piny hop character that emerges about midway through and sits on top of the malty sweetness without dominating. Finish is dry and balanced. Redhook Brooklyn, 6.8% alc

Troegs Hopback Amber Ale
Deep amber in color under a huge creamy head. The aroma very apparent, bold and spicy with a slight floral character. Balanced with caramel malt, an up-front floral spice that builds with a flush of sweetness. Harrisburg, PA, 6% alc

Bottled Beer
Schneider Aventinus 8.00
Wheat doppelbock with a complex spicy chocolate-like arome with a hint of banana and raisins. It finishes in a rich soft and lightly bitter impression. Kelheim, Germany, 8.2% alc

St. Bernardus Wit 7.00
Very pale (whitish-yellow color) and quite hazy. The head is white and dense. In aroma, it has a wheaty, apple-like, tartness; herbal-spicy notes with coriander and orangey fruitness and honeyish sweetness. Watou, Belgium, 5.5% alc

Lindemans Framboise 10.00
Magnificent aroma, delicate palate of raspberries with undertones of fruity acidity; elegant, sparkling clean taste. Style—Raspberry Lambic. Color-Rose. Vlezenbeek, Belgium 2.5% alc

Kasteel Rouge 9.00
Is aptly named for it’s deep, dark red color brought on by the addition of sour cherries to a base of brown ale, which is then left in the barrel for a six month period. This ale will surprise many with the sour of the cherries and the 8% alcohol level. Belgium, 8% alc

Blanche de Bruxelles 6.00
Owes its natural cloudiness to the large percentage (40%) of wheat that goes into its composition. The natural spice aromas of coriander and bitter orange peels are added during the very slow brewing process. Belgium, 4.5% alc

Augustiner Edelstoff 7.00
A bright export beer, sparkling and fresh at the same time, this classic Germal ale is brewed with the most noble of rawmaterials. This high-class product of the Old Bavarian brewing art is a great treat for every beer expert. Ingredients: water, barley malt, hops. Germany, 5.6% alc

DAB 5.00
This highly effervescent golden lager is the perfect session beer, with grain on the nose and a crisp, clean feel on the pallet. Germany, 5.0% alc

St. Louis Framboise 9.00
This brew is made with fresh raspberry juice which is matured and blended with gueuze-lambic to produce a dry, sweet aperitif. Belgium, 4.5% alc

Weihenstephan Vitus 7.00
A light-colored, spicy single-bock wheat beer, for both beer lovers and the beer connoisseur. Extra long and cold storage in our monastery cellars makes this weizenbock a really special beer with full body and a distinctively great mouthfeel. Prost! Germany, 7.7% alc

St. Feuillen Saison 18.00
St-Feuillien’s Saison is what the Belgians call a beer of the terroir, a traditional farmhouse ale with all the rich savor of the fertile land of southern Belgium. This warm, golden blonde beer is a top-fermented, but thanks to secondary fermentation in the bottle, Saison has an unmistakable flavor full of rich nuances and a slight tang. Belgium, 6.5% alc

Bud/Bud Light 4.00
Lech 6.00
Warka Strong 6.00
Tyskie 6.00
Zywiec 6.00

Old Rooster, 221 N. 4th St., nr. Roebling St.; Williamsburg

What to Eat and Drink at Williamsburg’s New Beer Garden, Old Rooster