The Boathouse Bistro, Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Outside dining at The Boat House Bistro, Boothbay Harbor Maine

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.

HOURS

LUNCH & DINNER: Open Every Day • 11:30 - Closing.

HAPPY HOUR: 4-6 • MON-FRI
20% off APPETIZERS & SELECTED
HAPPY HOUR DRINK SPECIALS

ADDRESS

12 The By-Way, Boothbay Harbor. Maine 04538
207.633.0400

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COLD TAPAS

SELECT DAMARISCOTTA OYSTER
Served with a raspberry prosecco mignonette $3.25 each (minimum order of 3)
LOBSTER MARTINI
Lobster meat, berry jalapeño salad, lime mascarpone drizzle Market
BURRATA AND BALSAMIC CHERRIES
Fresh burrata, balsamic cherries, basil and crostini $12
HUMMUS AND GARDEN VEGETABLES
Hummus, fresh garden vegetables, naan bread $10
BEET AND BLUE CHEESE NAPOLEON
Roasted sugar beets, aged blue cheese, caramelized onions, thyme infused honey $10
QUINOA WALNUT & GOAT CHEESE TERRINE
Quinoa, fresh herbs, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, baby spinach, basil pesto $10

SHELLFISH

DOCK PURGED STEAMERS
Steamers, white wine, garlic, Tasso ham, cherry tomatoes, drawn butter $18
BEER & CHORIZO MUSSELS
Local beer, Spanish chorizo, Maine mussels, caramelized onions, drawn butter $15
COCONUT LIME GINGER MUSSELS
Maine mussels, coconut milk, ginger, lemongrass, basil and lime juice $15

HOT TAPAS

SHRIMP & GRITS
Shrimp, bacon, peppers, garlic, scallions, white wine, Cajun seasoning, Gruyere cheese grits $12
BLACKENED SHRIMP & CHILLED AVOCADO CITRUS SOUP $12
FRIED OYSTER
Crispy fried oyster, Tasso ham, creamed corn $4 each (minimum order of 3)
CRISPY POLENTA & SMOKED DUCK
Cheesy pan-fried polenta squares, crumbled goat cheese, smoked duck, sautéed leeks, truffle oil $12
CRISPY FRIED CALAMARI
Calamari, buttermilk, breading, pink lemonade chili dipping sauce $11
TEMPURA FRIED LOBSTER
Served with a coconut lime tequila dipping sauce - Market
LOBSTER MONTE CRISTO
Lobster meat, Gruyere cheese, French toast, blueberry coulis - Market
SOUTHWESTERN SCALLOPS
Lightly Cajun seared scallops, creamed corn, Tasso ham, micro greens $12
SCALLOPS & PEACH CHUTNEY
Pan-seared scallops, peach chutney, arugula, lime mascarpone drizzle $12
CHARRED CARROTS & GREEN BEANS
Sesame garlic seared carrots, green beans, honey tamari sauce $9
BAKED BRIE
Brie baked in a puff pastry, peach chutney, arugula, fig balsamic $10
STUFFED PEPPADEWS
Sweet and spicy peppadews, cream cheese, sharp cheddar, Gruyere cheese, breading, fry oil $10
SMOKED DUCK & PUFF PASTRY
Smoked duck, puff pastry, goat cheese, orange marmalade $12
STEAK MADAGASCAR
Hanger steak, coarse ground pepper, cognac cream sauce $14
GRILLED LAMB CHOPS
Rosemary and sea salt grilled double chops, goat cheese, arugula, orange chutney $18
MOJITO CHICKEN WINGS
Crispy chicken wings, mojito sauce (orange and lime juice, fresh mint, honey, garlic, cumin, dark rum and brown sugar) $12
CAULIFLOWER MANCHURIAN
Fried cauliflower florets, flour, cornstarch, Manchurian sauce (onion, garlic, ketchup, tamari sauce, green chilies, red chili sauce, white vinegar, water, cornstarch) $11
QUINOA & SPINACH CAKES
Quinoa, mashed potatoes, spinach, garlic, salt and pepper, cumin, vegetable stock, ginger orange dipping sauce $10

The Boat House Bistro, Boothbay Harbor Maine

SOUPS

CLAM CHOWDER
Potatoes, bacon, celery, carrots, onions, chopped clams, clam juice, cream and gluten free flour
Cup 8 • Bowl 12
*SOUTHWESTERN LOBSTER STEW
Lobster meat, lobster stock, Yukon gold potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, bacon, cumin, paprika cilantro, cream, onion, garlic and celery
Cup 10 • Bowl 15

SALADS

GARDEN
Mixed greens, tomatoes, carrots, cucumber, red onion, balsamic vinaigrette $8
WHOLE LEAF CAESAR
Romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, croutons, Parmesan cheese, white anchovies, balsamic marinated cherry tomatoes $9
BEET SALAD
Roasted sugar beets, crumbled blue cheese, caramelized shallots, candied almonds, arugula, balsamic dressing $10
ARUGULA & BERRIES
Arugula, seasonal berries, goat cheese, candied almonds, balsamic dressing $12
RAW KALE & APPLE SALAD
Fresh chopped kale, apple slices, avocado, cherry tomatoes, red onion, squeeze of lemon $10
SPINACH & SWORDFISH SALAD
Fresh baby spinach, berry salsa, grilled citrus glazed swordfish, balsamic dressing $21
ROMAINE & HANGER STEAK SALAD
Chopped romaine, Cajun grilled hanger steak, roasted corn, avocado, fried onions, spicy chipotle ranch dressing $23
ARUGULA & CHICKEN
Grilled chicken, blueberries, apple slices, goat cheese, arugula, balsamic glaze $19
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 16
Haddock 8

The Boat House Bistro, Boothbay Harbor Maine

RISOTTO

SEAFOOD RISOTTO
Lobster meat, shrimp, scallops, garlic, shallots, white wine, risotto of the day $32
SCALLOP RISOTTO
Truffled roasted mushroom risotto, pan-seared scallops, lemon drizzled arugula $32
FILET & GINGER RISOTTO
Grilled filet mignon, orange ginger risotto, hoisin sauce $32
SPICY SHRIMP RISOTTO
Shrimp, garlic, peppers, onions, Tasso ham, Cajun seasoning, scallions, risotto of the day $27
LOBSTER RISOTTO
Truffle butter, lobster tail, asparagus risotto, fried shallots, truffle pearls Market
SALMON RISOTTO
Orange basil risotto, grilled salmon, fried mozzarella $24
PORK RISOTTO
Grilled pork tenderloin medallions, brie risotto, peach chutney, balsamic drizzle. Bam! $22
CHICKEN RISOTTO
Grilled chicken, roasted red tomato basil risotto, caramelized shallots, arugula $21
BLT RISOTTO
Three cheese risotto, crispy prosciutto, roasted tomatoes, fried shallots, arugula, balsamic glaze $21
VEGETARIAN RISOTTO
Roasted tomato and basil risotto, fresh arugula, burrata cheese, balsamic glaze $19
HADDOCK RISOTTO
Roasted red tomato and basil risotto, pan-seared haddock, crispy prosciutto $22
CHEF’S RISOTTO OF THE DAY $17

LAND & SEA

(Served with potatoes and vegetables of the day unless otherwise noted)
BISTRO STYLE BEEF & LOBSTER WELLINGTON
Filet mignon of beef, butter poached Maine lobster tail, puff pastry, wild mushroom and goat cheese duxelle, brandy, demi glaze $39
NEW YORK STRIP & SHRIMP
Korean barbeque (tamari, brown sugar, garlic, rice wine vinegar, hot sauce, ginger, sesame oil, water and cornstarch), glazed New York Strip steak and tempura fried shrimp $36
PORK TENDERLOIN & SCALLOP
Orange tequila glazed pork tenderloin, seared scallops, creamy orzo, basil crema $32
MAINE LOBSTER
1 ½ lb steamed Market
BAKED LOBSTER THERMIDOR
(1 ½ lb) Maine lobster, EVOO, mushrooms, garlic, shallots, spinach, sherry, cream, Gruyere Market
LOBSTER ORZO MAC N CHEESE
Maine Lobster tail, creamy and cheesy orzo, asparagus, caramelized shallots
Market
LOBSTER & GRITS
Deep-fried Maine lobster tail, rich and creamy cheese grits, mushroom brandy sauce Market

BISTRO SIDES

Fries 5
Sweet Potato Fries 6
Vegetable of the Day 5
Onion Rings 7
Potato of the Day
5
Rice of the Day
5

MEATS

(Served with potatoes and vegetables of the day unless otherwise noted)  
SPICE RUBBED HOT ROCK NEW YORK STRIP STEAK
You are the Chef! A 12oz 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 dining room $29
GRILLED FILET MIGNON
Rosemary and sea salt seasoned 8oz filet mignon, caramelized shallots, goat cheese sauce, bacon crumbles $30
SEARED PEPPERCORN HANGER STEAK
(10 oz.) Hanger steak, coarse black pepper, cognac and cream infused demi glaze $26
BOURBON RIBEYE
(14oz) Ribeye steak, bourbon brown sugar glaze, fried onions $32
PORK & GRITS
Grilled pork tenderloin, creamy cheese grits, chorizo, whiskey glaze $26
DUCK MANCHURIAN
Deep fried duck breast, Manchurian sauce, coconut rice, toasted coconut $27
LAMB CHOPS
Double harissa spiced grilled lamb chops, peach chutney, mascarpone crema $36
CHICKEN FETTUCCINE
Grilled chicken breast, leek and mushroom alfredo, fettuccine $22
DUCK & A L ‘ORANGE BISTRO STYLE
Five spice seared duck strips, orange sauce, (orange juice, orange segments, sugar, red wine vinegar, Grand Marnier and orange bitters) served with rice $24

SEAFOOD ENTRÉES

(Served with potatoes and vegetables of the day unless otherwise noted)
ASIAN STYLE SEAFOOD STEW
Lobster meat, shrimp, scallops, mussels, coconut lime lemongrass ginger broth $32
CAJUN SHRIMP & GRITS
Cajun dusted grilled shrimp, creamy bacon grits, over easy fried egg, onion straws $27
GRILLED TUNA & COCONUT LIME SAUCE
Yellowfin tuna, coconut lime sauce, ginger infused pickled cucumbers $27
HONEY TAMARI SALMON
Grilled salmon, honey tamari glaze, seared Bok choy $24
CITRUS SWORDFISH
Grilled citrus glazed swordfish, creamy citrus orzo $24
MANCHURIAN SHRIMP
Battered and deep-fried shrimp, Manchurian sauce, coconut rice 26
PAN-SEARED HADDOCK
Pan-seared haddock, roasted tomato and leek butter, crispy prosciutto $22
PAN-SEARED SCALLOPS & QUINOA
Pan-seared scallops, sautéed spinach, quinoa cakes, mushroom cream sauce $29
CRISPY BEER BATTER HADDOCK OR GULF SHRIMP
Haddock or Gulf shrimp, saffron beer batter, coleslaw, fries
Haddock $20 • Shrimp $24

VEGAN & VEGETARIAN

TANDOORI TIKKA TOFU
Baked tofu basted with Tikka sauce, (red curry paste, tomato paste, Garam Masala, brown sugar, vinegar), rice, Naan bread $19
COCONUT & CURRY TOFU
Pan-seared tofu, garden vegetables, coconut curry broth, rice, cashews $19
VEGETABLE PAD THAI & CASHEWS
Stir-fried peppers, carrots, green beans, Bok choy, garlic, fresh basil, scallions, rice noodles and a vegan stir fry sauce (tamari, brown sugar, vegetable broth, sriracha) $19
PASTA & KALE
Fettuccine, kale, roasted red tomatoes, mushrooms, garlic, herbs, EVOO, Parmesan cheese $19
ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & WHOLE WHEAT PASTA
Cauliflower, pine nuts, EVOO, breadcrumbs, whole wheat pasta, garlic, spinach, parmesan cheese $19
FIRECRACKER TOFU
Golden brown fried tofu, sweet spicy chili sauce (apple cider vinegar, ginger, brown sugar, lemongrass, hot sauce), coconut rice $19
WHOLE WHEAT PASTA & AVOCADO
Whole wheat pasta, EVOO, garlic, red onion, cherry tomatoes, basil, red pepper flakes, avocado $19
VEGETABLE COCONUT NOODLE BOWL
Garden fresh vegetables, coconut lime sauce, rice noodles, fresh basil $19

BISTRO SANDWICHES

All sandwiches are served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and fries.
Exchange fries for homemade onion rings or sweet potato fries for an additional $2
Gluten free buns available upon request
LOBSTER GRILLED CHEESE
Lobster meat, Brie cheese, scallion, arugula, buttered and grilled bread, side of blueberry coulis Market
HADDOCK SANDWICH
Deep-fried haddock, bulky challah bun, chipotle mayo $14
GRILLED OR BLACKENED CATCH SANDWICH
Catch of the day, bulky challah bun, chipotle mayo $15
FLAME GRILLED BISON BURGER
(8 oz.) Bison burger, bulky challah bun $16
STEAKHOUSE BURGER
Flame grilled 8 oz. burger, bulky challah bun $13
BURGER TOPPERS
Cheddar, Swiss, American, Blue Cheese, Goat Cheese, Bacon, Sautéed Onions, Sautéed Mushrooms, Fried Jalapenos $2 each

IT’S JUST A GRILLER

MAINE LOBSTER GRILLER
Lobster meat, grilled flatbread, savory onion herb aioli. Market
HADDOCK GRILLER
Haddock, (blackened or fried), flatbread, savory onion herb aioli $15
CHICKEN GRILLER
Chicken, bacon, sharp cheddar, flatbread, savory onion herb aioli $13
VEGETABLE GRILLER
Grilled zucchini, squash, peppers, roasted red tomatoes, basil pesto mozzarella, flatbread $13
MEXICAN PORK GRILLER
Mexican spiced pork, salsa, fried jalapenos, sharp cheddar, flatbread $15
AZTEC GRILLER
Ground seasoned bison, flatbread, sharp cheddar, fried pickles, Aztec sauce (mustard, ketchup, Worcester sauce ancho chili powder and cumin and cilantro) $16

Wine List

 

White Wines

Bubbles
Mosottina - Prosecco - Italy - 6 oz. gl - 9 / 9 oz. gl - 11.25 / btl. - 27
Conundrum - Blanc de blanc - California - 6 oz - 10 / 9 oz - 13 / btl. - 30

Pinot Grigio
Spasso - Italy - 6 oz. gl. - 8 / 9 oz gl. - 10

Rose
11 minutes - Italy - 6 oz. gl. - 11 / 9 oz gl. - 13.75 / btl. - 40
Acrobat - pinot noir - Oregon - 6 oz. gl. - 10 / 9 oz. gl - 12.50 / btl. - 36
Salwey - rose pinot noir - Germany - 50 btl.

Chardonnay
Altos Del Plata - Argentina - 6 oz. gl - 8 / 9 oz. gl - 10 / btl. - 24
J Lohr - California - 6 oz. gl - 9 / 9 oz. gl - 11.25 / btl. - 27
MacRosti - California - 6 oz. gl - 12 / 9 oz. gl - 15 / btl. - 40
Newton - California - 70 btl.
Domaine Seguinot, Chablis - France - 50 btl.

Sauvignon Blanc
Oyster Bay - New Zealand - 6 oz. gl - 9 / 9 oz. gl - 11.25 / btl. - 27
90 + - Sancerre, France - 45
Claude Riffault - Sancerre, France - 80 btl.

Chenin Blanc
L’Ecole - Washington - 6 oz. gl - 10 / 9 oz. gl - 12.50 / btl. - 30
Chappellet - California - 50

Riesling
Butterfly - Germany - 6 oz. gl - 9 / 9 oz. gl - 11.25 / btl. - 27
Bastgen - Germany - 70 btl.

Red Wines

Pinot Noir
Angeline - California - 6 oz. gl - 9 / 9 oz. gl - 11.25 / btl. - 27
Elouan - Oregon - 6 oz. gl - 12 / 9 oz. gl - 15 / btl. - 40
Firesteed - Oregon - 6 oz. gl - 10 / 9 oz. gl - 12.50 / btl. - 30
King’s Ridge - Oregon - 50 btl.
J Vineyard - California - 70 btl.
Adelsheim , Boulders Bluff - Oregon - 90 btl.

Cabernet Sauvignon
Mossback - California - 6 oz. gl. - 15 / 9 oz. gl. 18.75 / btl . - 45
Quilt - California - 75 btl.
Merriam - California - 75 btl.

Merlot
Deloach - California - 6 oz. gl - 9 / 9 oz. gl - 11.25 / btl. - 27
Powers - Washington - 50 btl.

Malbec
Catena, Vista Flores - 6 oz. gl - 10 / 9 oz. gl - 12.50 / btl. - 30

Zinfandel
Folie a` Deux - California - 50 btl.

Syrah
Samsara - California - 75 btl.

Rioja
Rivallana - Spain - 6 oz. gl - 10 / 9 oz. gl - 12.50 / btl. - 30

Red Blends
Colossal - Portugal - 6 oz. gl - 9 / 9 oz. gl - 11.25 / btl. - 27

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Call 207-380-3818

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DISCLAIMERS

• Availability and price may change without notice. We use only the freshest local seafood, so please call if you are coming for a specific dish..

* 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.

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