Boathouse Bistro

Posted:  Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:45am

BOATHOUSE BISTRO will be closed October 15th - November 2nd for repairs



The Boathouse Bistro is a fun and delicious experience in downtown Boothbay Harbor.

We offer a well balanced menu with something for everyone in a cozy atmosphere. 

Bistro Fall Hours: 


SERVING LUNCH Sat & Sun 11:30-4

Closed Mondays 



12 The By-Way  Boothbay Harbor
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Cold Tapas


Glidden Point Oysters 3.25 each

Served on crushed ice with passion fruit mignonette


Baked Oysters Serrino 4 each

Oysters, sautéed spinach, citron vodka, prosciutto, Swiss


Burrata and Peach Chutney 10

Burrata, warm peach chutney, balsamic drizzle, crostini


Smoked Duck Breast & Raspberry Port Coulis 12

Smoked duck breast, couscous salad, raspberry port coulis


Lobster Salad & Mango Vanilla Foam 16

Lobster meat, red onion, mango, chives, mango vanilla foam


Hummus & Naan Bread 10

Hummus, flour tortilla bowl, fresh vegetables, naan bread


Crunchy Goat Cheese & Cherry Compote 10

Goat cheese, breadcrumbs, warm cherry compote, crostini 


Cucumber Melon Gazpacho & Spicy Shrimp 12

Grilled spicy shrimp, cucumber gazpacho, diced melon 


Contemporary Lachs 10

Cream cheese, red onion, capers, caraway seeds, chive crème Fraiche, Belgium endive, smoked salmon, bagel chips, pickled onion


Roasted Red Beet Tartar 10

Red beets, red onion, scallions, balsamic vinegar, EVO, maple syrup, cayenne, salt and pepper, toasted pecans


Quinoa Walnut and Goat Cheese Terrine 10

Quinoa, fresh herbs, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, baby spinach, walnut basil pesto


Hot Tapas


Smoked Duck Breast and Peach Lychee Salsa 12

Puff pastry, baked goat cheese, arugula, peach lychee salsa


Shrimp & Grits 12

Shrimp, bacon, peppers, garlic, scallions, white wine, Cajun

seasoning, Gruyere cheese grits


Maine Maple Scallops 12

Seared scallops, risotto cakes, blueberry maple sauce


Stuffed Peppadews 9

Cream cheese, sharp cheddar, Gruyere, breaded, deep-fried


Steak Madagascar 12

Hanger steak, coarse ground pepper, cognac cream sauce


Deconstructed Coconut Shrimp 10

(2) Jumbo shrimp, Persian lime oil, mango, snow peas, mango

and coconut sauce, toasted coconut


Lobster Waffle 15

Butter poached lobster meat, mascarpone lobster foam


Pan-Seared Scallops & Corn Bacon Avocado Relish 12

(3) Scallops, corn, bacon avocado, poblano crème Fraiche


Lobster Crepes 15

Crepes, lobster meat, cream cheese, coconut, fresh ginger, lemon grass, fried basil, coconut lobster sauce


Fried Calamari 10

Calamari, buttermilk, roasted garlic lime aioli


Wild Mushroom Ragout 10

Mushrooms, garlic, shallots fresh herbs, cream, Gruyere cheese,

fried polenta, roasted tomatoes, fried leeks



Dock Purged Steamers 18

Steamers, white wine, garlic, Tasso ham, cherry tomatoes


Thai Style Mussels 14

Mussels, Thai style broth (vegetable broth, dehydrated limes, fresh ginger, lemongrass, basil, garlic and cherry tomatoes)


Kicking Mussels 14

Mussels, spicy creamy tomato sauce (garlic, onion, jalapeños, chili peppers, chopped tomatoes, parsley, cream, white wine, cornstarch)


Grilled Lamb Chops 18

Double lamb chops (4 bones), pistachio peach relish


Chicken Wings and Passion Fruit 11

6 fried chicken wing segments, spicy passion fruit hot sauce, jicama mango slaw, cilantro ranch sauce


Cauliflower Manchurian 10

Fried cauliflower florets, flour, cornstarch, Manchurian sauce (onion, garlic, ketchup, tamari sauce, green chilies, red chili sauce, white vinegar, water, cornstarch)


Quinoa Kale Cakes 10

Pan-fried quinoa, mashed potatoes, salt pepper, garlic, cumin, kale, vegetable stock, tomato basil aioli





Lobster Bisque Cup 8 • Bowl 12

Maine lobster, lobster stock, cream, onions, carrots, celery,

tarragon, tomato paste, paprika, sherry, rice


Clam Chowder Cup 8 • Bowl 10

Potatoes, bacon, celery, carrots, onion, chopped clams,

clam juice, cream





Garden 7

Mixed greens, tomatoes, carrots, cucumber, red onion,

balsamic vinaigrette


Caesar 8

Romaine, croutons, Parmesan cheese, Caesar dressing


Beet Salad with Avocado 12

Boston bib lettuce, red beets, tomatoes, red onion, avocado,

goat cheese, balsamic dressing


Arugula & Watermelon Salad 12

Arugula, diced watermelon, feta cheese, toasted macadamia nuts, citrus cranberry dressing


Asian Salad 15

Romaine, shredded cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, seaweed salad, sesame seared Bok chow, sesame ginger dressing


Add any of the following grilled or blackened toppers for an additional charge:
Chicken 8 • Swordfish 12 • Salmon 10 • Shrimp 12 • Scallops 12 • 
Hanger Steak 10


Spinach & Blackened Hanger 18

Blackened hanger steak, baby spinach, blue cheese, fried onions, tomatoes, blue cheese dressing


Grilled Swordfish & Orzo Salad 19

Grilled swordfish, Boston bib lettuce, citrus scented orzo, back yard beauty tomatoes, cucumbers, citrus dressing


Grilled Chicken Salad  16

Grilled chicken breast, romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes,

toasted pine nuts, dehydrated blueberries, pickled cucumbers,

balsamic dressing




Vegetarian Risotto 18

Fresh vegetables, EVO, garlic, fresh herbs, risotto of the day,

pan-seared firm tofu


Seafood Risotto 29

Lobster, scallops, shrimp, swordfish, mussels, EVO, garlic, fresh herbs, white wine, risotto of the day


Spicy Shrimp Risotto 26

Shrimp, EVO, garlic, peppers, onions, Tasso ham, Cajun seasoning, scallions, risotto of the day


Blt Risotto 21

3 Cheese risotto, crispy prosciutto, roasted tomatoes, fried shallots, arugula, balsamic glaze


Grilled Pork and Mushroom Risotto 22

Porcini dusted pork tenderloin, mushroom risotto, fried sage leaves, porcini oil


Grilled Chicken Risotto 21

Roasted tomato basil risotto, flame grilled chicken breast, sautéed baby spinach


Lobster Risotto 29

Truffle butter, lobster tail, asparagus risotto, fried shallots, truffle pearls


Pan-Seared Scallops Risotto 26

Roasted corn & Tasso ham risotto, scallops, chipotle BBQ sauce


Bacon, Egg & Cheese Risotto 19

3 Cheese risotto, over easy egg, bacon, cheese, fried onion


Filet & Ginger Orange Risotto 35

Grilled Filet mignon, hoisin sauce, ginger, orange extract, risotto


Chef’s risotto of the day 16





Miso Glazed Grilled Salmon 21

Miso glazed salmon, seaweed salad, sesame steamed bok choy


Orzo and Shrimp 26

Orzo, basil, roasted red tomatoes, cream, cheese, citrus basted grilled shrimp


Scallops and Fettuccine 26

Pan-seared scallops, fettuccine, wild mushroom cream sauce,

Parmesan cheese, truffle oil


Crispy Beer Batter Haddock or Gulf Shrimp 19

Haddock or Gulf shrimp, saffron beer batter, Cole slaw, fries


Grilled Tuna & Coconut Lime Sauce 21

Yellowfin tuna, coconut lime sauce, ginger infused pickled cucumbers


Argentine Spice Rubbed Grilled Swordfish 21

Swordfish, Argentinean spices, orange chimichurri sauce, grilled

pineapple, sweet potato straws


Italian Seafood Stew 28

Scallops, shrimp, mussels, haddock, lobster meat, basil tomato

seafood broth


Cajun Shrimp and Grits 26

Flame-grilled Cajun dusted shrimp flame-grilled bacon and corn grits  poblano sauce


Pan-Seared Scallops & Orange Orzo 29

Pan-seared medium rare scallops, orange scented orzo,

orange balsamic drizzle


Prosciutto Wrapped Haddock 22

Haddock, prosciutto, mushrooms, roasted tomato butter




Land and Sea

Served with potatoes and vegetable of the day unless otherwise listed


Filet Mignon & Lobster Tail 36

Flame Grilled (8 oz.) Filet mignon of beef and (6 oz.) Maine lobster tail, sautéed mushrooms, truffle butter


Flame Grilled Rib-Eye and Shrimp 36

Coriander and chipotle rubbed rib eye steak, smoky sangrita style dipping sauce


Grilled Lamb Chops & Pan-Seared Scallops 36

½ Rack grilled lamb chops, seared scallops, blueberry port demi


Maine Lobster Market

(1 ½ lb.) Steamed lobster


Baked Lobster Thermidor Market

(1 ½ lb.) Maine lobster is pulled from its shell, EVO, mushrooms, garlic, shallots, spinach, sherry, cream, Gruyere


Baked Lobster Mac and Cheese 28

Lobster meat, béchamel sauce (Fontina, mascarpone, cream, dehydrated tomatoes), shell pasta, Parmesan cheese, fried basil leaves


Stuffed & Baked Spanish Lobster Tail 28

(6 oz.) Lobster tail, EVO, garlic, shallots, mushrooms, piquillo pepper, Spanish paprika, sherry, cream, sharp cheddar



Bistro Sides


Fries 5

Vegetable of the Day 5

Onion Rings 7

Potatoes of the Day 5

Rice of the Day 5



Served with potatoes and vegetables of the day unless otherwise noted


Spice Rubbed Hot Rock New York Strip Steak 29

You are the Chef! A 12 oz. New York strip 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


Grilled Argentinian Spice Rubbed Filet Mignon 29

(8 oz.) Filet mignon of beef, three-herb chimichurri,

sweet potato straws


Seared Peppercorn Hanger Steak 26

(10 oz.) Hanger steak, coarse black pepper, cognac and

cream infused Demi glaze


Spice Rubbed & Flame- Grilled Rib-Eye 30

14 oz. rib-eye steak, bacon blue cheese butter, onion jam


Chicken Fettuccine Pasta 19

Flame grilled chicken breast, fettuccine, roasted corn

Tasso ham Alfredo


Pork and Blackberries 19

Grilled pork tenderloin medallions, blackberry jalapeño glaze,

jicama fries, fried kale chips


Duck Breast with Blueberry Gin Demi 21

Pan-seared duck breast, dehydrated blueberries, Gin Demi


Middle Eastern Lamb Chops 32

Lamb chops, Middle Eastern spices, peach chutney,

cous cous salad, grilled naan bread


Grilled Veal Chop 29

10 oz. Veal chop, warm goat cheese, peach chutney

Vegan and Vegetarian


Spicy Tofu and Vegetable Stir-fry 19

Firm tofu, zucchini, carrots, bok choy , garlic ,fresh basil, ginger,

scallions, spicy mango sauce, rice.


Vegetable Pad Thai & Cashews 19

Stir fried zucchini, peppers, carrots, broccoli, garlic, fresh basil,

scallions, rice noodles, vegan stir fry sauce (tamari sauce, brown

sugar, vegetable broth, sriacha sauce), toasted cashews


Sautéed Tofu, Rice and Vegetable Masala 19

Tofu, carrots, green beans, sweet potatoes, masala sauce

(Turmeric, mustard seed, salt, pepper, chili powder, cilantro,

graham masala, ground ginger, garlic powder, tomatoes)


Mushroom and Arugula Pasta 19

Sautéed mushrooms, EVO, garlic, shallots, roasted tomatoes,

whole-wheat pasta, arugula, Parmesan cheese


Vegetable Fettuccine 19

EVO, garlic, onions, spinach, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, fettuccine, Parmesan cheese


Vegetable Korma 19

EVO, garlic, shallots, zucchini, potatoes, peppers, carrots, snow

peas, ground cashew tomato sauce (cashews, tomato sauce,

yellow curry, heavy cream salt, pepper and cilantro)


Stir-fried Udon Noodles 19

EVO, bok choy, carrots, snow peas, onions, mushrooms, Udon

noodles, tamari sauce, vegetable stock, sesame oil, scallions,

toasted sesame seeds


Roasted Vegetables and Cous Cous 19

Onion, zucchini, yellow squash, cauliflower, peppers, carrots,

fresh herbs, cous cous



Bistro Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and fries

(Gluten free buns available upon request)


Bistro Lobster Club MARKET

Grilled 3 cheese bread, sliced tomato, lettuce, avocado, mango basil mayo, fresh lobster meat


Haddock Sandwich 13

Deep-fried haddock, bulky challah bun, chipotle mayo


Grilled or Blackened Catch Sandwich 14

Catch of the day, bulky challah bun, chipotle mayo


Flame Grilled Buffalo Burger 15

(8 oz.) Buffalo burger, bulky challah bun


Steak House Burger 13

Flame grilled 8 oz. burger, bulky challah bun


Burger Toppers 2 each

Cheddar, Swiss, American, Blue cheese, Goat cheese, Bacon,

Sautéed onions, Sautéed Mushrooms, Fried jalapeño



Famous Grillers

Served with fries and a pickle


Maine Lobster Griller MARKET

Lobster meat, grilled flat bread, savory onion herb aioli


Haddock Griller (blackened or fried) 15

Haddock, flat bread, savory onion herb aioli


Pastrami Griller 15

Pastrami, flat bread, stone-ground mustard, onion jam, Swiss


Chicken Cheddar Griller 15

Chicken, flatbread, cheddar cheese, savory onion herb aioli


Vegetable Griller 12

Grilled red peppers, sweet potatoes, roasted poblano peppers, grilled zucchini, flatbread, cheddar cheese, savory onion herb aioli


Pulled Pork Griller 15

Pulled pork, chipotle BBQ, grilled flatbread, cheddar, Cole slaw


Please note that price and selection are subject to change without notice.


We invite you to visit

both of our sister restaurants

in Boothbay Harbor


Mine Oyster

16 Wharf Street, Pier 1

What Happens in Boothbay… | The Oyster Guide


Cod’s Head Fish House

63 Atlantic Ave. Boothbay Harbor


private parties  |  lobster bakes  |  catering

For booking an event or catering information 
please call Ralph at: 207-380-3818 or