Upcoming Events


May 5th- Cinco de Mayo Party with live music by Jesse Patton-Dougherty 8pm-11pm. $3 Mexican Beers, $5 Barrel Select Patron Shots.
May 11th- Live Music by Pissy Rickles 8pm-11pm.



Private Events

Private Events & Catering Services are available in our charming restaurant space, off-site at an event venue, or in your home.
Private Events can include birthday parties, rehearsal dinners, weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, and more!

We offer a wide range of menu options and bar packages!

For private events or inquiries about catering services, please email at MBabcock@1861Restaurant.com.



Weekly Specials


Burger, Bourbon, Beer for $15



1/2 Price Select Appetizers



“Wine” Down- Wine tasting to have customer feedback on new wines to bring onto the list

6 tastings for $15



$1 Oysters on the half shell








“1861 is now the place to be in Middletown for great food and fun!  The owners are young and lively, and strive to please everyone.” – A.J.


“It’s the place to be in Middletown!  Try Jasper’s drink specials!” – V.P.


“The food at 1861 is life changing!  OMG the lamb burger – I’ve never had anything better!” – T.T.