Tankard Taverne

Pub & Restaurant in Lake George

burger, chips and glass of beer

The Tankard Taverne: Come for the Meal, Stay for the Ambience

The Tankard Taverne at Fort William Henry offers indoor and outdoor dining with views of Lake George. The restaurant even has a fire table on the patio! The Tankard Taverne is open to the public and guests of the hotel.

Upscale Pub Fare, Carefully Selected Beverages & Scenic Sights

From the steaks to the salads, the Tankard Taverne offers something for everyone. Share a charcuterie board by the fireplace as you sip a craft beer or signature cocktail. Or, enjoy the juicy 1755 Burger on the patio. Outdoors or in, the Tankard Taverne allows for stunning views of the lake.

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Group sites around large table with firepit in middle

Coming With a Group? Sit at the Fire Table or Relax by a Fire Pit

A fire table is available to guests just outside the Tankard Taverne and seats 12. This unique dining option is available during regular restaurant hours.

Also available are fire pit rentals with a dedicated server for up to 6 people.

Find out more and reserve your rental here

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Check the Hours & Live Music Schedule

The Tankard Taverne is typically open Thursday through Sunday, 4 PM to 9 PM, with a Happy Hour from 4 PM to 6 PM. The hours can vary by season. Call (518) 964-6661 for current hours.

Live music and other events take place at the Tankard Taverne and at the resort year-round.

View upcoming events and activities



  • Soup of the Day – 7
    Chef’s daily inspiration
  • Deep Fried Portabella -V -11
    Sliced portabella mushroom cap deep fried in our house made beer batter
  • Yuca Bites—GF -9
    Mozzarella Cheese lightly breaded with Yuca flour, deep fried and served with a rich tomato sauce
  • Grilled Shrimp Tacos -16
    Two soft shell tacos with a sweet and savory kohlrabi slaw and a sriracha aioli
  • Jumbo Chicken Wings – GF – 17
    Ten wings tossed with hot, mild sauce or chef’s sauce of the day, served with a side of celery & blue cheese
  • Charcuterie Board for 2 – 24
    Daily selection of cheeses, cured meats, dried fruit, artichoke hearts, olives served with flatbreads and focaccia crostini


  • Bibb Salad —GF – 10
    Bibb lettuce, tomato, bacon, red onion, and chives with our house made blue cheese dressing
  • Garden House Salad – V – 7
    Mixed Greens, tomato, carrots, cucumber, red onion, and croutons with choice of dressing
  • Classic Caesar Salad – 10
    Hearts of romaine served with Caesar dressing, parmesan cheese and croutons

Add Grilled Chicken – 8
Add Grilled Shrimp – 10

Choice of dressings: Ranch, Caesar, thousand island, balsamic vinaigrette or house made blue cheese

Light Fare

  • Grilled Thin Crust Pizza – 15
    Lightly grilled and topped with chef’s daily inspiration
  • 1755 Burger – 18
    8 oz Jacob & Toney’s beef patty served on a toasted Portuguese roll with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, sauteed onions & bacon topped with our sweet and savory sauce and served with French fries
  • Hot Pastrami Sandwich – 17
    Thin sliced pastrami, sauerkraut, rye bread and provolone cheese lightly toasted with a stone ground mustard aioli and served with French fries


All entrees are served with our house made focaccia & Chef’s choice of appropriate accompaniments.

  • Jumbo Shrimp Scampi – 27
    Five Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a garlic butter sauce served over tagliolini pasta with lemon and parsley
  • Pork Cassoulet – 23
    A hearty stew of slow cooked pork, Luganega sausage, cabbage, celery, carrots, onion topped with shaved parmesan & crostini
  • Halibut Steak -32
    Seared 7oz. halibut filet, pesto encrusted served with a tomato coulis, fresh herbs, and extra virgin olive oil
  • Chicken Champignon – 25
    Two 4oz pan seared medallions of chicken sauteed with garlic, shallots and mushrooms served with a champagne cream sauce
  • Grilled Ribeye – 39
    A grilled ribeye served with an oven roasted sweet bell pepper confit, cherry tomatoes, ricotta, and parsley

Add Grilled Shrimp to any entrée – 10


  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes – 4
  • Vegetable du jour – 5
  • French fries -6
  • Onion rings -7


  • Flourless Chocolate Cake – GF -8
    Served with a raspberry sauce
  • Brownie sundae ala Mode – 8
    A warm brownie topped with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream
  • Apple Brown Betty – 7
    House made apple brown betty served warm with a cider scented whipped cream
  • Hershey Ice Cream
    Our daily selection
    1-scoop 4, 2-scoop 5, 3 scoop 6

Kids Menu

  • Chicken Tenders – 9
    Four crispy chicken tenders served with French fries and a side of BBQ dipping sauce
  • Mac & Cheese -8
    The perfect portion of mac &cheese served with a side of French fries
  • Tagliolini Pasta -9
    Tagliolini pasta and marinara sauce served with French fries

V – Vegetarian GF – Gluten Free

Consumer Advisory: Consuming raw or under cooked meat, poultry, seafood, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.
Please discuss any food allergies or specific needs with our waitstaff