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Spring House Tavern

Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday, Open until 11 PM Friday & Saturday, Open until 12 AM

HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS*

*Available in the Springhouse Tavern and the Patio River Bar only
Enjoy our famous appetizer and drink specials every Tuesday – Saturday from 2 PM to 6 PM
Bud Light Drafts, $1.50.....in a 16 oz. frosty glass! Domestic Bottled Beer, $2.50
House Wines, $3.00 Wells, $4.00 Calls, $5.00......Make it a DOUBLE for a DOLLAR!

OLE SMOKY COCKTAILS

Blackberry & Basil Moe-Jito

Fresh basil, a lime wedge soaking in infused blackberry syrup, muddled together, blended with Ole Smoky White Lightnin’ and Blackberry Moonshine

Original Sin

Ole Smoky White Lightnin’, Apple Pie Moonshine, sweet vermouth, muddled cherries and oranges

Barely Legal

Ole Smoky White Lightnin’, Peach Moonshine, blend of peach nectar, Dekuyper amaretto and vanilla liqueurs

Smoky Mountain Mama

Ole Smoky White Lightnin’, Blackberry Moonshine, splash of vanilla, sour and blackberry juice

Strawberry Moon Drop

Ole Smoky White Lightnin’, Strawberry Moonshine, lemonade, sugar rim and a splash of grenadine

Full Moon

Ole Smoky White Lightnin’, Lemon Drop Moonshine, Blackberry Brandy and a touch of sour

MARTINIS

Jolly Rancher

Svedka Vodka, Dekuyper Watermelon Pucker and cranberry

Lemon Drop

Svedka Citron, fresh lemon juice and a sugar rim

Chocotini

Absolut Vanilia, Godiva Chocolate in a sugar rimmed glass

Appletini

Absolut Orient Apple and Sour Apple Schnapps

Pomegranate

Absolut Raspberri Vodka, Pama Pomegranate Liqueur and a dash of pineapple juice

PRIVATE LABEL BEERS

Tail-Gator Pilsner

Naked Ed Pale Ale

Three Merry Widows

SPECIALTY DRINKS

The River Runner

Malibu Melon Rum, Cruzan Rum, Banana Liqueur, and a blend of fruit juices

Peachberry

Svedka Raspberry, Peachtree, sour and a splash of Sprite

Blue Springs Tea

Special twist on a Long Island – vodka, gin, rum, tequila, Blue Curacao, splash of Sprite and sour

Pirate’s Plank

Cruzan rum, Razzmatazz, Malibu Melon and sour

Washington Apple

Maker's Mark Bourbon, Dekuyper Sour Apple Pucker and cranberry

Dark & Stormy

Gosling’s Black Seal Rum and Gosling’s Ginger Beer

Great Outdoors Sangria

Fresh fruit, blended wine and our secret ingredient!

Fun Facts about the Great Outdoors!

Beers Served

Hot Wings Served Weekly

Awesome Servers

Weekly Specials

TUESDAY Hamburger Heaven

1/2 off select burgers! Choose from the Classic, Suwanee, Ginnie or Big Bleu.

WEDNESDAY
Country Music & Wings!

.49 cent wings in quantities of 10-20-30 and $4.99 pitchers of Bud Light Draft.

THURSDAY ½ Price Wine Night

Choose many of our bottles of incredible wines from around the world at 1/2 price!

SUNDAY $1 Drafts & Live Music!

$1 drafts of Bud Light in the Spring House Tavern and Patio River bar!

WEDNESDAY - SUNDAY
Live Music under the stars!

Never a cover charge! Reservations recommended, (386) 454-1288

MONDAY a day to play

Closed Mondays to relax and enjoy beautiful High Springs! See ya on the river!
  • Great Beginnings

    Soup du Jour: Chef's inspiration of the moment Cup 2.99 | Bowl 4.99

    Boston Clam Chowder: A family favorite brought to you via New England. Rich, creamy, loaded with Maine clams.
    Cup 3.99 | Bowl 5.99 | Bread Bowl 6.99

    Onion Soup Gratinée: Sweet onions with Focaccia croutons, bubbling Mozzarella and Swiss. 5.99

    Fried Green Tomatoes: An amazing taste of the real South! Light and crispy slices are served up with smoked Gouda stone grits, tomato basil chutney and buttermilk dressing. 6.99

    Blue Cheese Chips: Our home made Bleu cheese chips are a grown up treat! Crunchy chips smothered with Bleu cheese, bacon bits and a sweet balsamic reduction. Yummy! 7.99

    Tataki Tuna: Sesame seed encrusted tuna, marinated, seared, served over avocado mousse, mixed greens and our honey ginger sauce. 13.99

    Great Outdoors Nachos: Organic corn chips, BBQ pulled pork, grilled corn, melted Jack and Cheddar, sour cream, our own honey BBQ sauce. Perfect to share! 10.99

    Grilled Flatbread Pizza: Our special dough recipe is char-grilled, topped with the Chef's Inspiration of the Day! 10.99

    Spinach Artichoke Dip: Enough to share! Garlicky, hot and bubbly, served with crispy pita chips. 8.99

  • Appitizers Cont'd

    Florida Cracker Calamari: Graham cracker flour dusted, deep fried, cinnamon sprinkle, and an Adobe pepper mayo for dipping. 8.99

    Crispy Coconut Shrimp: Fried light and crispy with a Thai chili dipping sauce. 9.99

    Island Fever Conch Fritters: Our famous golden fritters served with Cajun aioli. A taste of the islands! 8.99

    Fire Cracker Wings: Our wings rock! Fiery Buffalo wings basted in our special sauce. Choose your style - Hot, Mild or Buffalo Garlic Parmesan cooled with a chunky Bleu cheese sauce. 9.99

    Beer Battered Onion Rings: Served with a smoky BBQ dipping sauce. 6.99

    Fried Ravioli: Three cheese and jalapeno stuffed, wrapped in bread crumbs, fried crispy, finished with Adobe pepper mayo and cilantro lime ranch. 8.99

    Moulé! Moulé! Moulé!
    Prince Edward Island Mussels. Choose your favorite style

    Arrabiata: Spiced chilies, garlic, pomodoro
    Formage: Crispy bacon, Bleu cheese, shallots, white wine
    Half Pound: 8.99 | Full Pound: 14.99 | Make it a Meal!: 16.99 (full pound over linguine)

  • Signature Salads

    The Caesar: Crisp romaine, focaccia croutons, shaved imported Parmesan and anchovies if you like! Served with our house made dressing. Side 5.99 Entrée 9.99

    The Nut 'n' Berry: A Great Outdoors favorite! Organic field greens, dried cranberries, roasted pears, spiced walnuts, Maytag Bleu cheese in a honey balsamic dressing. Side 6.99 Entrée 10.99

    Pecan Peach Salad: Organic field greens, sliced dates, butter pecans, goat cheese, dried cherries, in a fig balsamic with corn bread croutons, garnished with peaches. Side 6.99 Entrée 10.99

    Farmers Market: Organic greens, baby spinach, chopped kale, toasted almonds, local strawberries, chopped mango, golden raisins, strawberry mint vinaigrette with fried goat cheese. Side 6.99 Entrée 10.99

    The Chop Chop: Mixed greens, chopped kale, red and green onion, roasted corn, tomatoes, celery, toasted almonds, and our very own honey ginger vinaigrette, topped with slices of seared Ahi tuna. 16.99

    Any of our salads can be served with the following: grilled or blackened chicken 3.99, skewered cajun shrimp 4.99, seared sea scallops 6.99 or coconut crusted tofu 3.99

  • Hamburger Heaven

    Ground USDA ANGUS SIRLOIN STEAK. ALWAYS char-grilled and ALWAYS a ½ POUND. Served with lettuce, tomato, slice of red onion, fries and a half-sour pickle.

    The Classic: Served naked....Ed's favorite! 9.99

    The Suwannee: Choice of American, Jack, Swiss or aged Cheddar. 10.99

    The Ginnie: The local’s favorite! Applewood bacon, aged Cheddar, smoky barbeque sauce, topped with a couple “O” rings. 12.99

    The Big Bleu: Our big burger loaded with Bleu cheese and griddled red onion 11.99

    ½ price Burgers on Tuesdays!!! Order any of our famous burgers (above) for ½ price on Tuesdays. Yep, same size, same burger, ½ price!

    Bison Burger:  Fried onion strings, horseradish mayo, topped with a red pepper too! 13.99

    The Big Kahuna!: House ground pork, smoky bacon, Vermont Cheddar, caramelized pineapple, Cajun slaw, served with sweet potato fries. 12.99

    The Weeki Wachee:  Chicken breast, basted with honey mustard, char-grilled, crisp bacon, aged Cheddar and griddled bun 10.99

    Veggie Burger: Homemade vegan burger of mixed nuts, veggies and oats, melted goat cheese. 8.99
  • Lunch Time Favorites

    All our lunch time favorites come with homemade chips and a pickle.

    Pretzel-Crusted Fish Sandwich: Atlantic white fish deep-fried, American cheese and house made tartar sauce. 9.99

    Fish Reuben: Fresh Atlantic white fish deep-fried, American cheese, tangy coleslaw and caper tartar sauce on griddled sourdough bread. 9.99

    BBQ Pulled Pork: Slow roasted pulled pork, Cheddar, piled high on a griddled honey bun. 8.99

    The Weeki Wachee: Chicken breast, basted with honey mustard, char-grilled, crisp bacon, aged Cheddar and griddled bun. 8.99

    Parmesan Crusted Grilled Cheese: 4 different cheeses! Swiss, Fontina and Vermont white Cheddar all griddled crispy on Parmesan-crusted sourdough bread. 7.99

    River Runners' Reuben: Thin sliced corned beef, house made sauerkraut, 1000 Island dressing and melted Swiss on griddled marble rye. 8.99

    Great Outdoors Philly Steak Sub: Shaved sirloin grilled with mushrooms, peppers and onions. Topped with Asiago cheese on a griddled hoagie roll. 9.99

    Chicken Waldorf Salad Croissant: Fresh roasted chicken, glazed walnuts, sweet apple and celery on a warm croissant. 9.99

  • Lunch Cont'd

    The Ultimate BLT: Fried Green Tomatoes, Applewood bacon, crisp Romaine and American cheese on griddled Texas toast, with Cajun aioli. 9.99

    Great Outdoors Club: Fresh roasted turkey breast, Applewood smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, green leaf lettuce. 9.99

    Shrimp Po Boy: Gulf Shrimp lightly breaded and deep fried served on a griddled soft roll. 9.99

    Lunch Time Platters

    All of our lunch time platters come with french fries and homemade coleslaw.

    Captain's Platter: Large deep sea scallops, Gulf shrimp and Atlantic white fish each lightly fried, conch fritters, fries, slaw, onion rings, boom-boom dipping sauce. 23.99

    Beignet Fish Tacos: Atlantic white fish, deep fried in a Beignet batter with shredded cabbage, mango salsa and cilantro ranch. Served with arugula mixed greens and a honey adobe mayo. 16.99

    Tennessee Top Tenderloin: Taste the magic of a Tennessee tradition! 8 oz. tenderloin, topped with Jack Daniels BBQ, Applewood bacon, crispy onion strings, with fries and slaw. Enjoy the whiskey flavor that is truly like no other. 19.99

    Rack of Ribs: Dry rubbed in an espresso spice blend, slow roasted in a smoky BBQ sauce, French fries, maple baked beans, slaw. Half Rack 16.99 | Full Rack 22.99

  • Signature Steaks

    Our steaks are hand-selected, aged and grilled over an open flame for maximum flavor and tenderness. Served with your choice of horseradish whipped potatoes, truffled Parmesan French fries or sweet potato fries.

    The Cowboy Steak: Our 24 ounce bone-in Delmonico. A huge version of the best USDA prime cut! Char-grilled, shallot demi, with a sauté of bacon Brussel sprouts and onions, served with garlicky whipped potatoes. 41.99

    New York Strip: 14 ounces and 2 inches thick! Full-bodied texture that is slightly firmer than a rib eye. 28.99

    Filet Mignon: 8 ounce center cut, our most tender choice. 29.99

    Boneless Rib-Eye: 14 ounce, well-marbled cut, best choice for peak flavor and deliciously juicy! 28.99

    Top it off! Lump Crab in a Cognac Cream or Bleu Cheese & Applewood Bacon or Smoky Gouda Cream Sauce for just $3.00 more.

    Add a side Caesar or House Salad for $3.99

    How do you like your steak ? Rare: Cool, red center. Medium Rare: Warm, red center, juicy. Medium: Warm, pink center. Medium Well: Hot center, cooked through. Well: No color, a bit dry
  • GO Favorites

    Chicken Oscar: Boneless breast of chicken, Francese style, with jumbo lump crab meat, baby asparagus in a lemon cream sauce 16.99

    Root Beer Pork Chop: Twin center-cut 6 oz. chops, marinated in bourbon and draft root beer, sweet potato fries, fried leeks and smothered in bacon gravy. 16.99

    Key West Mahi-Mahi: Fresh mahi-mahi, char-grilled, over mixed greens, chopped kale, toasted almonds, golden raisins, mangos, strawberry mint vinaigrette. 21.99

    Shrimp 'n' Grits: A Southern classic! Shrimp, Andouille sausage, Applewood bacon, Roma tomatoes over stone ground grits, rich buttery corn bread. 18.99

    Tennessee Top Tenderloin: -Taste the magic of a Tennessee tradition! 8 oz. tenderloin, topped with Jack Daniels BBQ, Applewood bacon, crispy onion strings, with fries and slaw. Enjoy the whiskey flavor that is truly like no other. 19.99

    Rack of Ribs: Dry rubbed in an espresso spice blend, slow roasted in a smoky BBQ sauce, French fries, maple baked beans, slaw. Half Rack 16.99 | Full Rack 22.99

  • Great Big Platters

    Southern Fried Chicken: Spicy and crispy with whipped potatoes, gravy, maple baked beans, coleslaw and corn bread. 14.99

    The Captain's Platter: Large deep sea scallops, Gulf shrimp and Atlantic white fish each lightly fried, conch fritters, fries, slaw, onion rings, boom-boom dipping sauce. 23.99

    Beignet Fish Tacos: Atlantic white fish, deep fried in a Beignet batter with shredded cabbage, mango salsa and cilantro ranch. Served with mixed greens and a honey adobe mayo. 16.99

    Southern Cajun Redfish: Local Redfish filet that is Cajun griddled and served with fried green tomatoes, Gouda grits and fries. 18.99

  • Pasta from the Pan

    Chefs at the GO sauté every pasta dish fresh and to order. If you prefer whole wheat pasta please let us know.

    Pasta Primavera: A harvest of the freshest veggies, served with a delicious rose cream over penne pasta. 12.99

    Dukes' Macaroni: Our incredible Chef creates his version of your favorite comfort food: Applewood bacon, smoky Gouda cream sauce, penne pasta, baked toasty and golden with panko bread crumbs. 14.99

    Pasta Seafood: Shrimp, scallops and mussels in tarragon lemon butter, red and yellow tomatoes, fresh basil, touch of garlic, tossed with linguine. 19.99

    Clams Casino: An American classic with a Florida seaside twist: chopped Cedar Key clams, Andouille sausage, peppers and onions served over linguine, topped with crispy bacon and buttery casino style bread crumbs. 14.99

    Add grilled or blackened chicken, 3.99 or add Cajun griddled shrimp, 4.99 or add seared sea scallops, 6.99
  • Kids Menu

    All meals include choice of small soft drink, juice or milk and a Moose Track Sundae for dessert. (9 years and younger. No substitutions please) All Meals $4.99

    Kid Burger or Cheesy Burger with Curly Fries

    Griddled Hot Diggity Dog with Curly Fries

    OooEEY GOOeey Mac n' Cheese topped with Crunchy Chips

    Captain Ahab's Chicken Wings n' Fries

    BBQ Ribs with Curly Fries

  • Desserts

    Our Famous Bread Pudding: Topped with warm bananas "Foster style."

    Better Than Your Mother's Chocolate Cake: Layers and layers of chocolate, ala mode of course!

    Salted Caramel Crunch Cake: Buttery, vanilla-flecked cake with waves of rich caramel cake layered with salted caramel crunch & creamy custard!

    "The Blantons" Peanut Brittle Ice Cream Pie: Mile high ice cream pie with freshly roasted peanut brittle, Oreo crust, hot fudge and real whipped cream.

    Dark Chocolate Mousse: A rich, melt in your mouth homemade dessert.

    New York Cheesecake: Actually flown in from the Cheesecake Factory, the very best, topped with Chef's inspiration of the day!

    Key Lime Pie: The dessert of Florida!

WE HAVE THE PERFECT VENUE FOR YOUR SPECIAL EVENT

Call us at 386-454-1288 and our Special Events Coordinator will assist you in choosing the perfect venue for your event.

UPSTAIRS AT THE OPERA HOUSE:

Seating for 125, perfect for weddings, receptions and business meeting. Visit www.OperaHouseHS.com

OUTSIDE ON THE PATIO:

Dine under the stars and enjoy live music, perfect for birthdays, parties or gathering with your friends! View our live Music Calendar

UNDER THE BOATHOUSE:

Seating for up to 40 outside on the Patio, under the boathouse is perfect for your larger party needs.

INSIDE AT THE GREAT OUTDOORS:

Perfect for any special occasion!


  • The Opera House Upstairs at the Great Outdoors
  • Inside at The Great Outdoors
  • The Boat House on the Patio

Click on the image above to take a 360° tour and look inside the Great Outdoors Restaurant!

Great Outdoors Restaurant | 65 N. Main St., High Springs, FL 32643 | 386-454-1288      © 2014 Powered by Cyber Studios, Inc.

Great Outdoors Restaurant | 65 N. Main St., High Springs, FL 32643 | 386-454-1288      © 2014 Powered by Cyber Studios, Inc.