Continental Divide Lounge
Restaurant & Event Updates
Some of our restaurant services and upcoming events have been adjusted in response to recommendations and restrictions by health and government officials concerning COVID-19.
Please note our most recent updates:
Preston's and Continental Divide have tentatively closed dining areas until further notice and are accepting takeout orders for breakfast.
Our Easter Brunch, Mother's Day Brunch and Graduation Buffets are canceled.
Preston's will not host our Seafood Buffet, Sunday Brunch, and MAC Pre-Theatre Dinner until further notice.
Continental Divide will not host our weekly Live Music & Happy Hour and Prime Rib Night until further notice.
We're continuing to monitor information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Virginia Department of Health (VDH), Commonwealth of Virginia, and Virginia Tech. The health and safety of our guests and team members is our top priority. Learn more about our efforts in Benchmark's COVID-19 Coronavirus Activity & Awareness Update.
Breakfast Takeout Menu
Hours: Monday-Friday 7-9:30 a.m. & Saturday-Sunday 7-10 a.m.
Preston’s Parfait $8
creamy greek yogurt, crunchy granola, wild berries
When the Rooster Crows $12
scrambled farmers eggs, fried country potatoes, bacon or sausage
Classic French Toast $9
bacon or sausage, maple syrup
Griddle Cakes $9
plain or chocolate, bacon and sausage, maple syrup
Call 540.231.0120 or Order at Host Stand
Get Together at the Divide
Continental Divide is a perfect gathering place! Whether you're hosting clients or just want to raise a glass with friends, we invite you to Get Together at the Divide.
Sunday-Friday: 2-9 p.m.
Saturday: Noon-9 p.m.
Hours & Menus May Vary Due to Holidays & Special Events
Cheers to drink specials every weekday (Monday-Friday) from 5-7 p.m.
Thirsty Thursday & Live Music
Every Thursday, enjoy happy hour drink specials and chef's choice of $3/5/7 bites from 5-7 p.m. alongside live music.
Continental Divide Menu
sopressata and casalinga sausage, artisan cheeses, candied nuts, pear mostarda, pickled vegetables, grilled breads, peppered lavash
SMOKED ARTICHOKE-SPINACH DIP (GF, V)* $8
served with artesian chips
“PIG SKIN” NACHOS* $14
house made potato chips, pork chili, spicy salsa, cilantro-lime crème, shaved cheddar, preserved tomatoes, arugula
JUST A BOWL OF HOMETOWN FRIES* $9
herb scented and house ale battered fries, siracha “mayoli”
LOCAL OYSTERS ON THE 1/2 SHELL* $12
pickled horseradish, champagne mignonette, charred lemon, tobasco
ROASTED PORK AND APPLE CHILI* $9
red ale, cornbread croutons, preserved jalapenos
WINGS THE CONTINENTAL WAY (GF)* $13
chili ginger sauce tossed jumbo chicken wings, quick kimchi, cucumber ranch
CRISPY “PHILLY” CHEESE QUESADILLA* $12
hand pulled braised short rib, roasted pepper-onion relish, three cheese blend, chipotle salsa
SIMPLE SALAD* $7/9
local greens, heritage tomatoes, pickled vegetables, english cucumbers, grana padano, torn croutons, sherry vinaigrette (add chicken $7, add salmon $6, add crab cake $8)
Sandwiches and Such
DRILLFIELD BURGER* $15
local angus beef, bacon and onion jam, brie, butter lettuce, tomato, brioche
OPEN FACE CRAB CAKE SANDWICH* $16
jumbo lump crab cake, grilled naan, smithfield country ham, pickled fennel, roasted tomato aioli
VEGETARIAN FORAGER “BURGER”* $15
bean, quinoa and oat “burger”, basil aioli, arugula, tomatoes, toasted artesian roll
BBQ GLAZED STEAK TIP SALAD* $18
herb marinated beef tips, spinach and arugula, pickled garden vegetables, creamy chevre cheese crumbles, country croutons, herbed avocado dressing
SHRIMP AND CHIPS* $17
crispy fried shrimp, old bay tossed french fries, kale slaw, herb tartar sauce
CHESAPEAKE BAY SEAFOOD STEW* $19
tomato-fennel broth braised mussels, clams and shrimp, saffron aioli, grilled artisan bread
All sandwiches come with choice of herb scented fries, side salad, or kale slaw. Enhance your fries with roasted garlic clove, white truffle oil and grated parmesan cheese $2
DIETARY SELECTIONS: vegetarian (V), gluten free (GF)