The Boat House Bistro, Fine dining in Boothbay Harbor Maine

Boathouse Bistro Menu and Wine List

Glidden Point Oysters on the 1/2 Shell* ~ $3.5 ea.
Served on crushed ice with passion-fruit mignonette
(If you would prefer your sauce on the side, please inform your server)

Baked Glidden Point Oysters* ~ $3.75 ea.
Fresh shucked, topped with bacon, sautéed leeks, Swiss cheese and baked

*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.

Burrata and Peach Chutney ~ $10
Fresh burrata is served atop warm peach chutney with a balsamic drizzle, served with crostini

Smoked Duck Breast with Apple Confit ~ $10
Smoked duck breast is served with apple cinnamon confit and crostini

Lobster Salad with Mango Vanilla Foam ~ $12
Fresh picked lobster meat is mixed with red onion, mango and chives, finished with a mango vanilla foam

Truffle and Porcini Popcorn ~ $7
Fresh popped popcorn is tossed with truffle oil and porcini powder

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

Crunchy Goat Cheese and Nectarines ~ $9
Goat cheese balls are rolled in toasted breadcrumbs and served warm on a bed of arugula and nectarines. Served with a balsamic drizzle

Cajun Shrimp and Sangrita ~ $12
(4) Large shrimp are dusted with Cajun seasoning and served with a shot of Sangrita, (avocado, tomato juice, orange juice, lime, Tabasco and salt)

New World Prosciutto & Melon  ~ $9
Cold honeydew soup and melon balls are served with prosciutto wrapped breadsticks

Roasted Red Beet Tartar ~ $7
Red beet tartar (roasted, peeled and diced beets are mixed with red onion, scallion, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, maple syrup, cayenne, salt and pepper), is served topped with toasted pecans.

Smoked Duck Breast and Fig Chutney ~ $12
Puff pastry is stuffed with goat cheese and served warm, topped with smoked duck breast, fig chutney and arugula

Shrimp and Grits ~ $10
Twin jumbo shrimp are sautéed with bacon, scallions, peppers, garlic, white wine and Cajun seasoning, served topped with Gruyère cheese

Maine Maple Scallops ~ $12
(3) Large scallops are pan-seared medium rare and served on risotto griddlecakes with blueberry maple syrup

Stuffed Peppadews ~ $9
Peppadews are stuffed, (cream cheese, sharp cheddar and manchengo), breaded and deep-fried

Steak Madagascar ~ $12
Coarse pepper encrusted and pan-seared hanger steak is served with cognac demi-glace cream

Deconstructed Coconut Shrimp ~ $9
(2) Jumbo shrimp are pan-seared in Persian lime oil with mango, snow peas, toasted coconut and deglazed with coconut balsamic vinegar

Lobster Waffle ~ $11
A savory waffle is topped with butter poached lobster meat and a mascarpone lobster foam

Scallop Tostadas ~ $12
(3) Pan-seared large scallops are served atop a fried tortilla with mango avocado salsa

Lobster Crepe ~ $12
(2) Warm crepes are stuffed, (Maine lobster meat, mascarpone cheese and scallions), and topped with a roasted red pepper aioli and fried leeks

Calamari ~ $10
Buttermilk soaked calamari is flash-fried and served with roasted garlic lime cilantro aioli

Wild Mushroom Ragout ~ $10
Mushrooms are sautéed with garlic, fresh herbs and olive oil, simmered in cream, served atop cheesy fried polenta sticks with roasted tomatoes and fried leeks

Grilled Lamb Chops ~ $15
Double lamb chops are flame-grilled, served atop pistachio peach relish and finished with a mint chimichurri sauce

Chicken Wings and Passion Fruit ~ $9
(6) Fried chicken wing segments are tossed in a spicy passion fruit hot sauce, served with jicama papaya slaw and cilantro ranch dressing

Vegan Baked Potatoes ~ $8
A scooped out and stuffed potato, (vegan cream cheese, sautéed spinach, peppers and onions), is baked and served sprinkled with vegan cheddar cheese

Zucchini and Potato Latkes ~ $8
Shredded zucchini and Yukon gold potatoes are mixed with fresh herbs, salt, pepper and vegan mozzarella cheese, served pan-fried golden brown with apple confit

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

Maine Mussels ~ $12
Local mussels are steamed in a white wine, garlic and cherry tomato seafood stock, 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 Damariscotta river so they can release grit and sand. They are then steamed in white wine with garlic, onions and peppers, served with drawn butter

Spicy Tofu & Vegetable Sir Fry ~ $18
Firm tofu is stir-fried with zucchini, carrots, bok choy, garlic, fresh ginger and scallions, served over rice with spicy mango sauce (mango, tamari sauce, lime juice, cumin, siracha sauce and cornstarch). VEGAN!!!!

Vegetable Pad Thai w/Cashews ~ $18
Stir-fried zucchini, peppers, carrots, broccoli, garlic and scallions are served tossed with thick rice noodles in a Vegan stir-fry sauce, (tamari sauce, brown sugar, vegetable broth, white wine vinegar, siracha sauce), and topped with toasted cashews. VEGAN!!!!

Cous Cous Cakes & Honey Lemon Tomato Jam ~ $17
Pan-fried cous cous cakes, (Israeli cous cous, egg, ground coriander, lemon zest, salt, pepper and flour), are topped with arugula and lemon tomato jam. VEGETARIAN!!!!

Tofu & Vegetable Masala ~ $17
Sautéed tofu, sweet potatoes, carrots and green beans are finished with masala sauce, (tumeric, mustard seeds, salt, chili powder, cilantro, garam masala, ground ginger, garlic powder and tomatoes), and served with rice of the day, VEGAN!!!!

Mushroom & Arugula Pasta ~ $18
Fresh mushrooms are sautéed with garlic and onions in extra virgin olive oil, tossed with whole wheat pasta, cherry tomatoes, basil, vegan mozzarella and crowned with arugula. Vegan!!!!

Polenta w/Vegetable Ratatouille ~ $17
Cheesy polenta is seared crispy and topped with vegetable ratatouille, (peppers, onion, garlic, zucchini, yellow squash, basil, oregano, red wine vinegar), sprinkled with porcini powder and parmesan cheese. Vegetarian!!!!

Spicy Tofu Tostada ~ $17
Mexican spice rubbed and seared tofu is served atop a crispy flour tortilla with roasted poblano peppers, spicy corn salsa and cilantro lime sauce. Vegan!!!!

Vegetarian Pasta Fettuccine ~ $17
Sautéed garlic, onion, spinach and cherry tomatoes are sautéed with extra virgin olive oil, tossed with fettuccine pasta, fresh basil, chipotle pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese. Vegetarian!!!!

Vegetarian Korma ~ $17
Garlic, ginger, diced potatoes, peppers, jalapeños, carrots and snow peas are sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, served with a ground cashew tomato sauce, (ground cashews, tomato sauce, yellow curry, heavy cream, salt and pepper, cilantro), rice and grilled Naan bread. VEGETARIAN!!!!

Vegan Vegetable Bouillabaisse ~ $17
Zucchini, yellow squash, fennel, Yukon gold potatoes and green beans are poached in a homemade vegetable stock, (vegetable base, water, garlic, onion, thyme, parsley, orange zest, chopped tomatoes and bay leaf. Served with grilled lemons and capers. VEGETARIAN!!!!

Lobster Bisque ~ Cup $7 | Bowl $10
Creamy, delicious and unforgettable Maine lobster bisque, (homemade lobster stock, onions, garlic, carrots, rice, tarragon, celery, tomato paste, sherry and paprika), made from scratch.

Clam Chowder ~Cup $5 | Bowl $8
Potatoes, celery, bacon, carrots, cream and chopped clams

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 Avocado ~ $9
Boston bib lettuce, red beets, avocados, tomatoes, red onion and feta cheese served with balsamic dressing

Arugula & Crispy Prosciutto ~ $8
Fresh arugula is topped with crispy prosciutto, marinated figs and crumbled goat cheese, served with balsamic dressing

Asian Salad ~ $12
Shredded cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, seaweed salad, sesame seared bok choy are mixed together and topped with toasted sesame seeds.  Served with a sesame ginger dressing

Blackened Hanger Steak Salad ~ $20
Blackened hanger steak is served atop baby spinach with grilled onions, backyard beauty tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese and blue cheese dressing

Swordfish Salad Nicoise ~ $22
Chopped romaine lettuce is plated with capers, olives, backyard beauty tomatoes, cucumbers, grilled swordfish and balsamic dressing

Indian Style Chicken Salad ~ $18
Indian spice rubbed grilled chicken is served atop Boston bib lettuce with red onion, radishes, tomatoes, cucumber and dressed with a mint yogurt dressing

Vegetarian Risotto ~ $19
An assortment of fresh vegetables sautéed with extra virgin olive oil, garlic and fresh herbs, served over risotto of the day with pan-seared firm tofu

Seafood Risotto ~ $26
Maine lobster, shrimp and scallops are sautéed with extra virgin olive oil, garlic and fresh herbs, deglazed with white wine and served atop risotto of the day

Spicy Shrimp Risotto ~ $24
Large shrimp are dusted with Cajun seasoning and sautéed with peppers, garlic onions and Tasso ham in extra virgin olive oil, 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 ~ $30
A grilled N.Y. strip sirloin steak is served atop arugula and farmstead bleu cheese risotto

BLT Risotto ~ $19
3 cheese risotto is topped with crispy prosciutto, roasted tomatoes, fried shallots and fresh arugula

Pork and Mushroom Risotto ~ $20
Porcini powder dusted pork tenderloin is flame-grilled, served atop mushroom risotto with fried sage leaves and porcini oil

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

Lobster Risotto ~ $28
Truffle butter poached lobster tail is served over asparagus risotto with fried shallots and truffle pearls

Scallop Risotto ~ $27
Roasted corn and Tasso ham risotto is topped with pan-seared scallops and finished with a chipolte BBQ drizzle

Served with Bistro’s Waffle Fries
Gluten Free Buns Available

Bistro Lobster Club ~ $21
Grilled three-cheese bread, sliced tomato, green leaf lettuce, lobster meat and mango basil mayonnaise

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 homemade chipotle cilantro mayo

Buffalo Burger ~ $14
Flame grilled 8 oz. Buffalo burger is served on a bulky challah roll with lettuce, tomato, onion and garlic pickle

Steak House Burger* ~ $12
Flame grilled 85% lean ground sirloin burger is served on a bulky challah roll with lettuce, tomato, onion, & garlic pickle

Burger Toppers ~ $2 ea

Bleu Cheese
Sautéed Onion
Sautéed Mushrooms
Fried Jalapenos
Fresh Avocado

*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.

Served with Bistro’s Waffle Fries


Maine Lobster Griller ~ $21
A delicious twist of an all time favorite, fresh picked Maine lobster meat is folded into a savory herb mayonnaise and served stuffed in grilled flatbread

Haddock Griller ~ $14
Choose blackened or deep-fried fresh haddock served on grilled flatbread with savory herb mayonnaise

Maine Crab Griller ~ $19
Maine crabmeat and savory herb mayonnaise is served on pan-grilled flatbread

Hanger Steak Griller ~ $19
Spice rubbed and flame grilled hanger steak is served stuffed in grilled flatbread with chipotle BBQ sauce, sharp cheddar and caramelized onions

Chicken & Cheddar Griller ~ $14
Flame grilled and sliced chicken is stuffed in grilled flatbread with savory herb mayonnaise and sharp cheddar cheese

Vegetable Griller ~ $14
Grilled zucchini, yellow squash, tomato and asparagus are stuffed in grilled flatbread with Swiss cheese and savory herb mayonnaise

Blackened Pork Griller ~ $17
Thinly sliced blackened pork tenderloin, sautéed mushrooms, peppers and onions are stuffed in grilled flatbread with chipotle BBQ and sharp cheddar

Spice Rubbed Hot Rock New York Strip Steak* ~ $26
You’re the chef! A 12 oz. N.Y. Strip sirloin steak is seared extra rare, served on a 600-degree volcanic cooking stone. Prepare your dinner and watch as the aromas dance through the dinning room and you are the envy of all near.  Served with potato, vegetable and sauce du jour.

Argentinian Spice Rubbed Filet Mignon* ~ $27
Argentinian spice rubbed 8 oz filet mignon of beef is flame grilled and served with three herb chimmichurri sauce and topped with fried sweet potato straws. Served with potato and vegetables of the day

Peppercorn Hanger Steak* ~ $24
Coarse black pepper encrusted 10 oz. hanger steak is pan-seared, served sliced in a pool of cognac & cream infused demi glace. Served with potato and vegetable of the day

Spice Rubbed Rib-Eye* ~ $26
A spice rubbed and flame grilled 14 oz. rib-eye steak is topped with blue cheese compound butter and fried shallots.  Served with potato and vegetable of the day

Chicken & Fettuccine Pasta ~ $20
Flame grilled or blackened breast of chicken is served atop fettuccine pasta with a mushroom cream sauce

*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.

Duck Breast and Blackberries ~ $24
Pan-seared duck breast is served sliced and served in a pool of blackberry and brandy infused demi-glace. Served with potato and vegetable of the day

Middle Eastern Lamb Chops ~ $32
Middle eastern spice rubbed and grilled double lamb chops are served atop spicy mango salsa.  Served with cous cous salad, vegetable of the day and grilled naan bread

Grilled Bison Flank Steak ~ $27
A flame-grilled bison flank steak is served sliced atop roasted tomato and mushroom infused demi-glace. Served with potato and vegetable of the day

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

Grilled Filet Mignon & Lobster Tail* ~ $37
An 8 oz. filet mignon of beef is flame grilled and served with a 6 oz. Maine lobster tail, served on a bed of exotic mushrooms with a truffle butter crown.

Grilled NY Strip & Shrimp* ~ $32
A 12 oz. NY. Strip steak is flame grilled, topped with grilled shrimp and finished with miso butter.

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

1½ lb. Steamed Maine Lobster ~ Market

Lobster Thermidor ~ Market
The meat from a 1 ½ lb. Maine lobster is pulled from its shell, sautéed with shallots, garlic, mushrooms, spinach and flambéed with sherry. It is then finished with heavy cream, thickened with Gruyère cheese and baked in it’s own shell

Lobster Mac and Cheese ~ $27
Fresh lobster meat is mixed with homemade mac n cheese, baked bubbly hot and served topped with caramelized shallots

Spanish Baked Lobster Tail ~ $26
The meat pulled from a large lobster tail is sautéed with shallots, piquillo peppers,
Spanish paprika and sherry, finished with heavy cream and Manchengo cheese

Miso Glazed Salmon ~ $21
Miso glazed grilled salmon is served on a bed of seaweed salad with sesame steamed bok choy cabbage

Thai Halibut ~ $27
Fresh halibut is poached in a coconut curry broth and served over rice of the day with sautéed spinach

Scallops and Fettuccine ~ $27
Pan-seared scallops are served over fettuccine with a wild mushroom cream sauce, finished with Parmesan cheese and truffle oil

Crispy Beer Batter Haddock ~ $18 • Gulf Shrimp ~ $20
Fresh haddock or large gulf shrimp are dipped in saffron beer batter and deep fried. Served with crispy waffle fries and cole slaw

Blackened Tuna ~ $22
Fresh Yellowfin tuna is blackened and served sliced on a bed of mango salsa with a cucumber wasabi drizzle. Served with rice and vegetable of the day

Grilled Swordfish ~ $23
Flame grilled swordfish is served nested in a tomato, basil and fennel salad. Served with rice of the day

Italian Seafood Stew ~ $27
Scallops, shrimp, mussels, littleneck clams, lobster meat and haddock are poached in a tomato basil broth

BBQ Shrimp and Bacon Grits ~ $21
Flame grilled shrimp skewers are basted with chipotle BBQ sauce, served atop creamy cheese grits and bacon. It is then crowned with roasted corn and flash-fried shallots

Middle Eastern Scallops ~ $26
Coriander and cumin dusted scallops are pan-seared, served with warm cous cous salad and topped with saffron tomato jam

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


NOTE: Menu items and prices subject to change without notification. Please call in advance if you are visiting for a specific menu item.