Located just outside of Harrisonburg, Virginia, Thunderbird Cafe offers a colorful, rustic yet urban atmosphere with a bit of funk. Although we're in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, our menu is influenced by Down South Cuisine. We offer the following breakfast, lunch and dinner menus.

BREAKFAST • Monday - Friday : 8 am - 8 pm
Saturday : 7 am - 8 pm
Sunday: 7 am - 4 pm


LUNCH & DINNER • everyday 11 - close


EGGS
Two eggs cooked your way & served with a housemade buttermilk biscuit or white, wheat, or rye toast.
You may order local free range eggs for an additional $1.00.

BACON & EGGS : two slices of thick cut bacon with your choice of redskin potato hash or Wade's Mill grits $6.49
COUNTRY SAUSAGE & EGGS : housemade sausage with your choice of redskin potato hash or Wade's Mills grits $6.49
TURNER COUNTY HAM & EGGS : local Turner country ham with your choice of redskin potato hash or Wade's Mills grits $9.49
OMELETS
Our omelets are made from three fresh cracked eggs & served with your choice of redskin potato hash or Wade's Mill grits & a housemade buttermilk biscuit or white, wheat, or rye toast.

STEAKHOUSE : steak + peppers & onions + cheddar $8.99
ROUTE 33 : portabella mushrooms + smoked gouda $7.99
ROCKINGHAM : housemade country sausage + cheddar $7.99
FARMER'S MARKET : peppers & onions + tomatoes + cheddar $7.99
SOUTHWESTERN : house-cured ham + pepper & onions + cheddar $7.99

CREATE YOUR OWN • CHOOSE THREE INGREDIENTS : $8.49
black bean salsa • cheddar cheese • crumbled bacon • diced tomatoes
house-cured ham • pepperjack cheese • portabella mushrooms
sauteed peppers & onions • smoked gouda cheese • swiss cheese

CAKES
Our housemade buttermilk griddle cakes are stuffed with your favorite ingredient and topped with cinnamon whipped cream.
Choose either short stack (2) or tall stack (3).
CHOCOLATE CHIP : $4.99/$5.99
BLUEBERRY : $4.99/$5.99
BUTTERMILK : $3.99/$4.99
PLAIN JANE : $3.99/$4.99


FRENCH TOAST
Our french toast is made with two thick slices of housemade bread hand dipped in vanilla bourbon batter & topped with:

CINNAMON WHIPPED CREAM : $4.49
BLUEBERRY CREAM CHEESE : $4.99
PLAIN JANE : $4.49


SUNRISE SPECIALS
BREAKFAST BURRITO : flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs + bacon + cheddar cheese + black bean salsa then topped with mole sauce & cumin sour cream. Served with your choice of redskin potato hash or Wade’s Mill grits $8.49

MOUNTAINEER : two eggs cooked your way with your choice of bacon or housemade country sausage, redskin potato hash or Wade’s Mill grits & two buttermilk griddle cakes $9.99

BISCUITS & GRAVY : two buttermilk biscuits topped with housemade sausage gravy with your choice of redskin potato hash or Wade’s Mill grits $7.49

GARBAGE PLATE : one buttermilk griddle cake topped with our housemade sausage gravy and two eggs cooked your way $6.99

COUNTRY FRIED STEAK & EGGS : country fried steak & bacon sage gravy served with two eggs your way, a choice of redskin potato hash or Wade’s Mill grits & a housemade buttermilk biscuit or white or wheat toast $9.99

SIDES
Wade’s Mill grits $1.99 • redskin potato hash $1.99 • biscuit & gravy $2.50 • one egg $.99 • pancake $1.99
housemade country sausage $2.49 • Turner country ham $3.99 • bacon $1.99 • specialty pancake $2.49
fresh fruit $1.99 • housemade biscuit $.99 • pork loin $1.99

BEVERAGES
fresh ground coffee • decaf $1.69
hot tea $1.69
hot chocolate $1.99
sweet tea • unsweet tea $1.89
Coke • Diet coke • Sprite • Mello Yello • Mr. Pibb $1.79
orange juice $2.89/large $1.69/small
apple juice $2.69/large $1.49/small
cranberry juice $2.69/large $1.49/small
tomato juice $2.69/large $1.49/small
milk $2.69/large$1.49/small
chocolate milk $2.89/large $1.69/small
housemade lemonade (one per order) $2.39
Dominion root beer float $3.99
Dominion root beer $2.99



APPETIZERS
CHIPS & SALSA : tortilla chips served with our housemade black bean salsa $4.99

PIMENTO CHEESE DIP : a southern classic served warm with freshly fried tortilla chips $5.99

CHILI NACHOS : freshly fried tortilla chips topped with melted cheddar + our Skyline Chili + shredded lettuce + black bean salsa & cumin sour cream $7.99

FRIED GREEN TOMATO : three slices of green tomato gently fried then topped with our housemade pimento cheese & then drizzled with buttermilk bacon vinaigrette dressing $6.99

CHEESE FRIES : smothered with melted cheddar and crumbled bacon $8.99
CHOOSE YOUR TOPPING TO YOUR FRIES:
bacon sage gravy mushroom gravysausage gravy Skyline Chili


SOUPS & SALADS

SKYLINE CHILI : housemade chili with seasoned ground beef, black beans, kidney beans, tomatoes & chipotle peppers then garnished with cheddar cheese, cumin sour cream & tortiila chips $4.49 bowl • $2.49 cup

PEANUT SOUP : a creamy southern classic $4.49 bowl$2.49 cup

HOUSE SALAD : mixed greens + cucumbers + tomatoes + red onions + crumbled bacon & cheddar $5.99
COBB SALAD : mixed greens + tomatoes + cucumbers + crumbled bacon + hard boiled eggs & bleu cheese $6.99
ADD : grilled chicken $3.99 • fried chicken tenders $2.99smoked turkey $3.99
DRESSINGS :
ranch • southwest ranch • bleu cheese • buttermilk bacon • italian • honey mustard


SANDWICHES
All sandwiches are served with a side of french fries on a housemade kaiser bun, unless otherwise noted, with lettuce & tomato.
Mayonnaise available upon request.

PIGGYBACK : grilled chicken + bacon & ranch dressing $8.49

THE BLT : bacon + lettuce & tomato on your choice of white, wheat, or rye toast $6.99

HOT ROD : fried chicken breast + housemade buffalo sauce + bleu cheese dressing $8.99

RED NECK REUBEN : smoked turkey + swiss cheese + coleslaw & Thunderbird sauce on grilled rye bread $8.49

CARNEGIE REUBEN : thinly sliced corned beef + sauerkraut + swiss cheese & Thunderbird sauce on grilled rye bread $8.99

COUNTRY CLUB : Turner country ham + smoked turkey + bacon & cheddar on your choice of white, wheat, or rye toast $8.99

PIMIENTO CHEESE : our housemade pimento cheese served on your choice of white, wheat, or rye toast $5.99


CAFE CLASSICS
Each classic is served with your choice of two sides.

MAMA'S MEATLOAF : housemade meatloaf topped with mushroom gravy $9.99

FRIED CATFISH : two catfish filets gently fried & drizzled with southern remoulade $11.99

PORK BBQ PLATE : Hank's famous hand pulled smoked pork tossed in our ancho-maple bbq sauce $8.99

COUNTRY FRIED STEAK : made of hand cut sirloin and served with your choice of housemade bacon sage gravy or mushroom gravy $10.99

OPEN FACED TURKEY SANDWICH : slow roasted turkey served atop grilled texas toast and smothered in housemade turkey gravy $8.99


SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN : a boneless skinless chicken breast marinated in sweet tea, hand breaded, gently fried & topped with your choice of housemade bacon sage gravy or mushroom gravy $10.99

SIDES

french fries $2.49 smashed potatoes $1.99
cole slaw $1.99 red beans & rice $1.99
collard greens $1.99 mixed green salad $1.99
macaroni & cheese $1.99 fresh fruit $1.99
green beans $1.99


BURGERS & DOGS
Our 6 oz. burger patties are hand crafted from lean ground chuck, cooked your way, placed atop a housemade kaiser bun with lettuce, tomato, & red onion, and served with a side of french fries. Mayonnaise and pickles served upon request.

ORIGINAL : cheddar cheese $7.49

SOUTHERN BELLE : pimento cheese $8.49

BACON CHEESEBURGER : cheddar cheese + bacon $8.49

MUSHROOM SWISS : portabella mushrooms + swiss cheese $8.99

LONE RANGER : ancho-maple bbq sauce + coleslaw & pepperjack $8.99

PATTY MELT : swiss + grilled onions & Thunderbird sauce on grilled rye $8.99

THUNDERBURGER : double burger + cheddar cheese + Thunderbird sauce $11.99

CARNEGIE DOG : 1/4 lb. all beef hot dog + swiss cheese + sauerkraut + Thunderbird sauce on rye bread $6.49

SKYLINE CHILI DOG : 1/4 lb. all beef hot dog + our Skyline chili + shredded cheddar cheese + diced onoins $6.49

No separate checks for parties of eight or more.
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, beef, fish or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.

SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

BLUE RIDGE 'RITA
lemon simple syrup • jose cuervo tequila • cranberry juice • orange juice

BLOODY MARY
smirnoff vodka • housemade bloody mary mix

SHENANDOAH SUNSET
jose cuervo tequilla • peach schnapps • orange juice • grenadine

BLACKBERRY MOJITO
bacardi rum • blackberry jam • mint • fresh lime • soda

APPALACHIAN ICED TEA
firefly sweet tea vodka • fresh sours

WHITE PEACH SANGRIA
pinot grigio • peach scnhapps • lemon simple syrup • fresh fruit

STRAWBERRY PATCH
seagrams gin • fresh mint • strawberry jam • soda

THUNDERADE
jack daniels • housemade lemonade

CAFE-O-HEY!
espresso • smirnoff vodka • irish cream • chocolate syrup

SKYLINE SPRITZER
fresh lime juice • bacardi rum • sprite • granadine

BLUE PLATE SPECIALS • 5 CLASSICS FOR $5 OR LESS

available Monday-Friday

EGG PLATES
Served with a housemade buttermilk biscuit or white, wheat, or rye toast
TWO EGGS & BACON • $4.49
TWO EGGS & COUNTRY SAUSAGE • $4.99

CAKES
ONE PANCAKE & BACON$3.99
ONE PIECE WITH COUNTRY SAUSAGE $4.49

FRENCH TOAST
ONE PIECE WITH BACON • $4.49
ONE PIECE WITH SAUSAGE$4.99

BREAKFAST SANDWICH
Scrambled eggs served on a housemade kaiser bun or white, wheat, or rye toast
EGGS & CHEESE • $3.49
EGGS & BACON$3.99
EGGS & COUNTRY SAUSAGE • $4.49

BISCUIT & GRAVY : served with your choice of redskin potato hash or grits $4.49