Henderson’s Water Street continues to see new restaurants opening and the newest brings a sports bar with chicken poutine, rotisserie chicken, and pub fare.
Sticks Tavern bills itself as a family-friendly sport bar from Sound Food Group, the company behind To Be Frank, the ghost kitchen serving international varieties of hot dogs, which moves into the space.
Culinary director Jordan Camacho and executive chef Trevor Garrett built the menu around rotisserie chicken, available in whole, half, or quartered. Diners can order rotisserie fat-roasted vegetables and sauces, such as Buffalo, sticky Tabasco, schmaltz aioli, or garlic Parmesan. Specialty sandwiches include a fried pork chop with shaved onion caraway salad, a Reuben, and shredded rotisserie chicken with cannelini bean puree. The Sticks burger comes simply with smashed beef and American cheese.
Diners can start their meals with roasted chicken poutine topped with cheese curds and roasted chicken gravy, chicken wings, sweet and spicy fried peanuts, potato croquettes, artichoke dip with toasted ciabatta, and fried Oaxacan cheese sticks.
Over on the drinks menu, flair bartender Tom Alley brings a roster of beers on tap and in bottles, along with cocktails such as the WTP (What the Puck?) made with raspberry vodka, peach schnapps, sour, and simple syrup.
The sports bar features 15 bar-top gaming machines, and two outdoor patio spaces, including one overlooking Water Street.
To Be Frank with specialty dogs and sides available for takeout and delivery opens in the space soon.
Sticks Tavern, 203 S, Water St. Henderson, 702-900-3969. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight.