13 Reasons To Try Tavern On The James!

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1. On Location And Behind The Scenes At Tavern On The James!

2. Meet The Owners Kelley And Spencer Marshall

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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Tavern on the James owners Kelley and Spencer Marshall have created a great restaurant where people love to come in, relax and enjoy the delicious food! Spencer is the executive chef and whether it’s burgers or prime rib, this eclectic American cuisine appeals to the masses and the quality of the food will have you coming back for more!

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3. The Monster Burger

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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Tavern On The James is well known for their Burger of the Day and their Monster Burger is a clear favorite! This burger is ground in house with a combination of ground beef and ribeye, then topped with melted swiss cheese, two pieces of applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and red onions. Instead of a bun, this beast uses two Texas toast grilled cheese sandwiches with American cheese for a bun! Outrageous!!!

4. Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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For the perfect appetizer at Tavern on the James, try these delicious Jumbo Shrimp! They come wrapped in cherrywood smoked bacon with a Dijon soy sauce and served over grilled romaine!

5. Grilled Salmon Salad

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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Great for days when you want something a little lighter, the Tavern on the James Grilled Salmon Salad is what you need! It features salmon served over a fresh spring mix with balsamic marinated tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and completed with a homemade asian honey mustard dressing!

6. Delicious Desserts

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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The portions are HUGE At Tavern on the James so you’ll want to bring your friends so you can share a few desserts! Two must try desserts on the menu are the Banana Pudding Cake and the Cold Muddy River!

7. Happy Hour

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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Tavern on the James has incredible happy hour specials every Monday-Friday from 3:30-7 pm! $1.50 domestic draft beers, $3.50 Rail Drinks, $4 wines and apps for under $5!!! They have 10 draft beers with 4 or 5 local beers on tap all the time and they make their own Bloody Mary mix, which is a must try!

8. Kids Eat Free On Thursdays

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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Kids 12 and under eat free at Tavern on the James every Thursday from 4 pm until close with an adult purchase of $10 or more! There are six delicious options for your kids to choose from!

9. Party On The Patio

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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When the weather is nice, Tavern on the James patrons can enjoy a relaxing evening on the patio. And on Thursdays from 5-7 pm you can enjoy specials like the Cheeseburger in Paradise, a half pound of spiced steamed shrimp or chicken wings. There are also drink specials and live music featuring Scott Ward!

10. Event Space

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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Tavern on the James can accommodate large groups in their upstairs Banquet Room! Holding up to 135 guests, this space is perfect for a birthday party, rehearsal dinner or large family gathering!

11. The Old Buzzards

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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Tavern on the James is a home away from home for many Scottsville locals!! One group of regulars call themselves the “Old Buzzards.” Dr. Rusty Russo, Carter Conrad, Steve Gayhrdt, Ken Smith and Harold Ownby love the consistent quality of food, environment and – of course – the owners, Kelley and Spencer!

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12. Local Artists

280 Valley St, Scottsville, VA 24590
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In addition to his skill in the kitchen, Executive Chef Spencer Marshall is also a talented artist! All around Tavern on the James you can see examples of his artwork and the artwork of other local artists!

13. All-You-Can-Eat Seafood And Fried Chicken Night

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On the first Tuesday of Every month, starting at 4:30 pm, Tavern on the James prepares their famous ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT seafood and fried chicken night! Serving succulent crab legs, mouthwatering shrimp, fried oysters and Tavern on the James’ fried chicken! It’s only $28.95 for adults and $14.95 for children, but it’s first come first serve!

Tavern on the James serves Eclectic American Cuisine in a beautiful brick building in the heart of Scottsville!

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CEO Jerry Miller

Jerry Miller is the CEO of The Miller Organization, The I Love CVille Network, VMV Brands, The Blue Ridge Venture Fund and I Love CVille Real Estate, which are all headquartered in Downtown Charlottesville, Virginia. Jerry is passionate about the #ShopLocal movement and supporting locally-owned businesses. Get to know Jerry at JerryMillerNow.com.