The Boat House Bistro, Fine dining in Boothbay Harbor Maine

Boathouse Bistro Menu and Wine List

Glidden Point Oysters with Tequila Lime Mignonette* ~ $3.5 ea.
If you wish your sauces on the side please inform your server when ordering.

Glidden Point Baked Oysters* ~ $3.75 ea
Baked with crab-meat, sautéed leeks and topped with cheddar cheese

Roasted Vegetable Terrine ~ $8
Oven roasted zucchini, yellow squash, asparagus and tricolored peppers are layered with goat cheese and chilled. Served with a roasted tomato sauce

House Cured Salmon Tartar* ~ $11
House cured lemon and cilantro salmon is diced and mixed with red peppers, jalapenos, red onion and creme fraiche. Served with cucumber wheels and crostini

Smoked Duck and Pears ~ $10
Finely sliced smoked duck is layered with fresh pears and drizzled with walnut balsamic vinaigrette

Lobster Salad with Mango Vanilla Foam ~ $11
Fresh picked Maine lobster meat is mixed with red onion, mango and chives. It is then finished with mango, vanilla foam

Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Kumquats and Jalapenos*~ $10
Coriander seared tuna is sliced and topped with kumquats, sliced jalapenos, orange juice, butter and mint sauce

Hummus and Naan ~ $10
Hummus is served in a flour tortilla shell with fresh vegetables and grilled naan bread

Fiery Grilled Shrimp Gazpacho ~ $12
4 large shrimp are rubbed with cajun spice, skewered and flame grilled.  Served atop honey dew gazpacho

Thinly Sliced Sarrano Ham ~ $10
Topped with marinated figs, sweet mustard and grilled bread

Sweet Corn Panna Cotta ~ $10
Sweet corn panna cotta is topped with crabmeat, and drizzled with lemon honey

*Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, fish, seafood, shellfish, oysters or eggs may increase your risk of food born illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Smoked Duck Breast ~ $15
Smoked duck breast with pecan goat cheese tart

Shrimp and Cheese Grits ~ $9
Twin jumbo shrimps are sautéed with bacon, peppers, garlic, scallions, deglazed with white wine and finished with Cajun seasoning. Served atop gruyere cheese grits

Maine Maple Scallops ~ $11
3 large scallops are pan-seared medium rare.  Served on risotto griddle cakes, with blueberry maple sauce

Stuffed Peppadews ~ $9
Peppadews are hand stuffed here with a mixture of cream cheese, sharp cheddar and manchego, then breaded and fried.

Spicy Chicken Empandas ~ $9
Served with chipotle mango sauce

Steak Madagascar ~ $11
Coarse pepper encrusted pan seared hanger steak.  Served with a demi glace that is blended with cognac and cream

Blue Cheese Polenta Cakes ~ $9
Yellow cornmeal is cooked with Farstead blue cheese, cooled, cut into strips and rolled in flour then seared. Served with arugula, caramelized onions and pecans

Deconstructed Coconut Shrimp ~ $9
2 jumbo shrimp are pan seared in Persian lime olive oil, and finished with mango, snow peas, toasted coconut and deglazed with coconut vinegar

Lobster Arancini di Riso ~ $15
Saffron risotto is mixed with lobster meat and peas. It is then formed into balls, breaded and deep fried. Served with a smoky tomato sauce for dipping

Scallops and Blackberry Gastrique ~ $11
3 Pan seared large scallops are served with blackberry gastrique, candied ginger and fried wontons

Lobster Crepe ~ $15
Crepe is stuffed with mascarpone, scallions, lobster meat heated and served with roasted red pepper aioli topped with fried leeks

Calamari ~ $9
Buttermilk soaked calamari is breaded, flash fried and served with arugula walnut pesto

Wild Mushroom Ragout ~ $9
Mushrooms are flash sautéed with garlic, fresh herbs and olive oil, then simmered in cream.
Served topped with fried cheesy polenta stick, roasted tomatoes and fried leeks

Grilled Lamb Chops ~ $15
Seasoned double lamb chops are flame grilled and served with pistachio peach relish

Crispy Duck Legs ~ $9
Duck legs are fried, tossed in an orange BBQ sauve served atop of Asian cole slaw sprinkled with crispy tortilla and grilled orange

Thai Maine Mussels ~ $13
1 lb. of Maine rope grown mussels prepared in a Thai style broth
(coconut milk, red curry, yellow curry, lemongrass, lime juice and cilantro)

Maine Mussels ~ $11
Local mussels are steamed in white wine with garlic, cherry tomatoes.  Served with drawn butter

Dock Purged Maine Steamers ~ $15
1 lb. of local Maine steamers are soaked in crates in the clean waters of the Damariscota river so they can release grit and sand.  They are served steamed in white wine with garlic, onions and peppers

Littlenecks ~ $15
10 littleneck clams are steamed in white wine with roasted garlic, cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs

Cheese Board ~ $18
Wisconsin farmstead bleu, sharp cheddar, manchego and Tuscan sheep’s cheese.
Served with grilled bread, fresh fruit, and crackers

Fried Smoked Cheddar ~ $9
Panko encrusted smoked cheddar is deep fried and served with smoky tomato jam

Baked Goat Cheese and Pear Chutney ~ $9
Fine diced pears are slow cooked with shallots, cider vinegar, brown sugar, fresh ginger and cinnamon.  Chutney is served topped with bubbly hot goat cheese and drizzled with ginger infused honey.  Served with crostinis

Gluten –Free Pasta available upon request

Pork or Tofu Stir Fry ~ $17
Lean pork tenderloin or firm tofu is pan seared in olive oil and tossed with mushrooms, peppers, onions, snow peas, and smoked ancho chili flakes.  It is then simmered in your choice of either honey infused vegetable stock or homemade chicken broth.  Served with cashew rice.

Stir Fried Ginger Shrimp ~ $22
Stir fried ginger shrimp served with rice (ginger, mirin soy sauce, garlic, onions, peppers, snow peas, celery)

Tofu and Coconut Mango Sauce ~ $17
Tofu is sautéed with onions, peppers, celery and snow-peas, it is then finished in a coconut, mango and basil sauce. Served with rice and sprinkled with toasted coconut

Scallops and Orzo ~ $26
Roasted tomato basil Orzo is topped with sautéed spinach, bubbly hot goat cheese and crowned with large seared scallops

Lobster Bisque ~
Cup $7 | Bowl $10
Creamy delicious and unforgettable Maine lobster bisque made from scratch.  Topped with fresh Maine lobster meat (lobster shell broth, onions, rice, carrots, celery, sherry, tomatoes, tarragon and paprika)

Chowder of the Day ~
Cup $5 | Bowl $8
Potatoes, celery, bacon, carrots, onions, seafood stock, cream and chef’s coastal Maine seafood feature of the day

Tapas Soup of the Day ~
Cup $5 | Bowl $8
Chef Karin prepares a new and tempting choice daily. Your server will tell you today’s feature

Garden ~ $6
Mixed greens with an array of garden vegetables

Caesar ~ $7
Romaine, croutons, Parmesan and Caesar dressing

Beet Salad with Poblanos ~ $9
Roasted red beets and poblanos peppers served atop Boston bib lettuce with red onion and grated Manchego cheese.  Served with roasted garlic dressing

Fresh Burrata ~ $9
Fresh burrata served with backyard beauty tomatoes, fresh basil and a tomato basil vinaigrette

Fried Avocado Salad ~ $9
Avocados are dipped in beer batter and deep fried. Served atop spring mix with sliced red onions, cherry tomatoes and cucumbers.  Served with spicy avocado ranch dressing

Grilled Swordfish Salad ~ $22
Grilled swordfish is served resting atop baby spinach with cherry tomatoes, mangos, kumquats and cucumbers.  Served with lemon vinaigrette

Hanger and Goat Cheese ~ $20
Spice rubbed grilled hanger steak is served on top of arugula, red peppers, toasted walnuts and scallions with crumbled goat cheese and balsamic dressing

Asian Chicken Salad ~ $18
Romaine, cucumber, shredded cabbage, cherry tomatoes, mint, carrots, basil, topped with grilled chicken breast and grilled pineapple, finished with crispy rice noodles and Asian sesame dressing

Steamed Maine Lobster ~ Market
1 ½ lb. steamed Maine lobster served with potato and vegetable of the day

Lobster Thermidor ~ Market
The meat of 1 ½ lb. lobster is sautéed with mushrooms and spinach, deglazed with cognac and cream, stuffed in the shell, topped with Gruyere and baked.  Served with potato and vegetable of the day

Lobster Mac and Cheese ~ $26
Fresh lobster meat is mixed with home-made mac and cheese and baked then topped with caramelized shallots

Spanish Baked Lobster Tail ~ $26
The meat pulled from a large lobster tail is sautéed with mushrooms, shallots, piquillo peppers Spanish paprika and deglazed with sherry.  Cream is then added and thickened with manchengo cheese.  Served baked with potato and vegetable of the day

Lobster and Mushroom ~ $26
Grilled large lobster tail, with mushroom stew, creamy grits and roasted tomatoes

Grilled BBQ Salmon ~ $21
Grilled salmon is basted with chipotle BBQ and served with creamy cheddar grits and vegetable of the day

Thai Style Halibut ~ $26
Halibut is poached in a Thai coconut curry broth served with rice and wilted spinach

Scallops and Fettuccine ~ $26
Pan seared scallops are served over fettuccine with a wild mushroom alfredo sauce, finished with parmesan cheese and truffle oil

Sunset Orzo and Shrimp ~ $22
Jumbo shrimp, chorizo, onions peppers, garlic, turmeric, and snow peas are sautéed in evoo then simmered in chicken and saffron stock served atop al dente orzo

Crispy Beer Batter
Haddock $16| Gulf Shrimp $18
Fresh haddock or large gulf shrimp are dipped in saffron beer batter and deep fried.  Served with crispy waffle fries and cole slaw

Rare Grilled Tuna ~ $22
Served with a savory soy glaze and topped with grilled pineapple, candied ginger, rice and vegetable

Blackened Swordfish ~ $22
Cajun pan blackened and served topped with sweet corn, tomato, avocado relish, rice and vegetable of the day

Italian Seafood Stew ~ $24
Scallops, shrimp, mussels, littleneck clams, lobster meat and haddock poached in a tomato basil broth

Served with Bistro’s Waffle Fries
Gluten Free Buns Available

Bistro Lobster Club ~ $21
Grilled 3 cheese bread, sliced tomato, green leaf, avocado, lobster meat and mango, basil mayo

Haddock Sandwich ~ $14
Deep fried Maine haddock, served on a bulky challah roll with homemade smoky chipotle mayo

Catch of the Day Sandwich ~ $14
Today’s fresh catch is flame-grilled and served on a bulky challah roll with chipotle mayonnaise

Kobe Beef Sliders ~ $15
Trio of Kobe Beef Sliders
1 topped w/Cabot cheddar & caramelized onion,
1 topped w/apple smoked bacon & bleu cheese
1 topped w/Manchego & prosciutto

Steak House Burger* ~ $11
Flame grilled 85% lean ground sirloin. Served on a bulky challah roll with lettuce, tomato, onion, & garlic pickle

Burger Toppers ~ $2 ea
Bleu Cheese
Sauteed Onion
Fried Jalapenos

*Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, fish, seafood, shellfish, oysters or eggs may increase your risk of food born illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

All of Bistro’s Grillers are served with savory herb mayonnaise, (red onion, red wine vinegar, fresh herbs spinach & mayonnaise)
Gluten Free Buns Available

Haddock Griller ~ $14
Choose blackened or fried

Hanger Steak Griller ~ $19
Grilled hanger steak sliced, in griller bread with chipotle BBQ sauce, cheddar and caramelized onions

Bistro Maine Lobster Griller ~ $21
A delicious twist on an all time Maine favorite! Fresh picked Maine lobster meat & savory herbed mayonnaise grilled golden on homemade flatbread. This is a must try!

Maine Crab Griller ~ $19
The sweetest, fresh picked, Maine crab meat & savory herb mayonnaise, grilled on buttery homemade flatbread

Chicken & Cheddar Griller ~ $14
Flame grilled breast of chicken & Cabot cheddar. Served on homemade flatbread

Vegetable Griller ~ $14
Grilled fresh flatbread, melted Manchego cheese, pan roasted asparagus, zucchini, and squash.
Served with tomato & herb mayonnaise

Blackened Pork Griller ~ $17
Blackened pork tenderloin served in flatbread with chipolte BBQ sauce, cheddar, sautéed peppers, onions and mushrooms

Crispy Waffle Fries ~ $5
Vegetable of the Day ~ $4
Homemade Onion Rings ~ $6
Potato of the Day ~ $4

Spice Rubbed Hot Rock New York Strip Steak* ~ $26
You’re the chef! Seared to extra rare NY strip steak served on a 600 degree volcanic cooking stone (stays hot for 20 minutes). Prepare your dinner and watch as the aromas dance through the dinning room and you’re the envy of all who are near. Served with the chef’s sauce du jour, potato and vegetable of the day

Coffee & Chili Rubbed Grilled Filet Mignon* ~ $26
Coffee & chili rubbed, grilled filet mignon. Served with a chili mushroom sauce. Served with potato and vegetable of the day

Peppercorn Hanger Steak* ~ $24
Coarse pepper encrusted, pan-seared hanger steak.  Served with demi-glace blended with a cognac, pan drippings infused cream sauce, potato and vegetable

Spice Rubbed Rib-Eye* ~ $26
Flame grilled 14 oz. rib-eye spice rubbed with paprika, ancho chili powder, ground fennel, & mustard seeds. Served with house made Bistro steak sauce, potato & vegetable

Chicken & Fettuccine Pasta ~ $19
Flame grilled chicken served a top a mushroom cream sauce

Pork Tenderloin & Chipotle BBQ ~ $20
Grilled pork tenderloin with chipotle BBQ sauce. Served with Tasso ham creamy grits

Duck Breast & Orange Grand Marnier Demi ~ $23
Pan seared duckbreast is served with orange-grand marnier demi. Served with potato & vegetable

Indian Spice Rubbed Grilled Lamb Chops* ~ $32
Served with spicy mango salsa, side of cucumber yogurt sauce. Served with potato and vegetable of the day

*Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, fish, seafood, shellfish, oysters or eggs may increase your risk of food born illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Vegetarian Risotto ~ $19
Assorted fresh vegetables sautéed with olive oil, fresh herbs & bean curd. Served over risotto of the day

Seafood Risotto ~ $26
Lobster, shrimp & scallops sautéed in butter, garlic, wine & fresh herbs. Served over risotto of the day

Spicy Shrimp Risotto ~ $24
Spicy shrimp sautéed with peppers, tasso ham, onion, garlic & deglazed with white wine. Served over risotto of the day

Chef’s Risotto du Jour ~ $16
Our chef prepares a new creation daily

Risotto with NY Strip ~ $29
Grilled NY strip is served atop arugula and farmstead bleu cheese risotto

BLT Risotto ~ $18
3 cheese risotto is topped with crispy prosciutto, roasted tomatoes, crispy fried shallots and topped with fresh arugula

Grilled Salmon Risotto ~ $24
3 cheese risotto is topped with grilled salmon, charred cherry tomatoes sprinkled with pumpkinseeds and drizzled with Styrian pumpkinseed oil

Chicken Risotto ~ $20
Roasted tomato basil risotto is topped with grilled chicken and topped with wilted spinach

Lobster Risotto ~ $28
Truffle butter poached lobster tail served over asparagus risotto with caramelized shallots and truffled pearls

Scallop Risotto ~ $26
Roasted corn and Tasso risotto is topped with pan seared scallops and drizzled with chipolte BBQ sauce

Served with potato and vegetable of the day unless otherwise listed.

Grilled Filet Mignon w/Grilled Shrimp* ~ $32
Flame grilled filet mignon with grilled shrimp & garlic cream sauce

Grilled NY Strip & Grilled Lobster Tail* ~ $32
Grilled New York strip steak & grilled lobster tail finished w/sweet ginger butter

*Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, fish, seafood, shellfish, oysters or eggs may increase your risk of food born illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.


NOTE: Menu items and prices subject to change without notification,