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


Boathouse Bistro Tapas Bar and Restaruant

12 The By-Way

Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538

(207) 633-0400



Boathouse Bistro is Open For The Season

Dinner Hours, Friday-Tuesday, 4PM - 9PN
Lunch Hours, Saturday & Sunday 11:30AM - 4PM


Open Seven Days a Week 11:30AM - 9PM


Glidden Point Oysters
Served with sweet citrus mignonette 3.25 each
Baked Oysters
Sautéed leeks, prosciutto, sharp cheddar, piquillo pepper basil coulis, potato straws 4.00 each
Burrata and Tomato Marmalade
Burrata, tomato marmalade, crispy crostini 10
Hummus & Naan Bread
Hummus, flour tortilla bowl, fresh vegetables, naan bread 10
Crunchy Goat Cheese & Cherry Compote
Goat cheese, breadcrumbs, warm cherry compote, crostini 10
Roasted Red Beet Tartar
Red beets, red onion, scallions, balsamic vinegar, EVOO, maple syrup, cayenne, salt and pepper, toasted pecans 10
Quinoa Walnut & Goat Cheese Terrine
Quinoa, fresh herbs, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, baby spinach, walnut basil pesto 10
Smoked Duck & Goat Cheese Tart
Smoked duck, warm goat cheese tart, port marinated pears 11
Lobster Cocktail
Lobster meat, coconut puree, mango, lemon curd 16


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


Asian Wonton Fish Taco
Fried wontons and haddock, Asian slaw, spicy sriracha honey 12
Shrimp & Grits
Shrimp, bacon, peppers, garlic, scallions, white wine, Cajun seasoning, Gruyere cheese grits 12
Stuffed Peppadews
Cream cheese, sharp cheddar, Gruyere, breaded, deep-fried 10
Steak Madagascar - Hanger steak, coarse ground pepper, cognac cream sauce 12
Tempura Fried Lobster Tail & Coconut Lobster Broth
Maine lobster tail, coconut lobster broth (lobster stock, coconut milk, lemongrass, ginger, cilantro, garlic, lime juice) 19
Corn Cakes with Smoked Duck
Griddle-fried corn cakes, cold smoked duck and currant vanilla coulis 12
Crispy Fried Calamari
Calamari, buttermilk, breading, pink lemonade chili dipping sauce 11
Shrimp Poutine
Bistro fries topped with sautéed shrimp, shallots, fresh herbs, shrimp bisque and cheese curds 12
Miso Scallops - Seared scallops, miso sake sauce, seaweed salad and fried rice noodles 12
Scallops & Orange Mascarpone Crema
Pan-seared scallops, orange mascarpone crema, crispy prosciutto and basil infused orange oil 12
Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Tart
Caramelized onions, mushrooms, goat cheese, arugula and truffle oil 11
Dock Purged Steamers
Steamers, white wine, garlic, Tasso ham, cherry tomatoes 18
Thai Style Mussels
Mussels, Thai style broth (vegetable broth, dehydrated limes, fresh ginger, lemongrass, basil, garlic and cherry tomatoes) 15
Kicking Mussels
Mussels, spicy creamy tomato sauce (garlic, onion, jalapenos, chili peppers, chopped tomatoes, parsley, cream, white wine, cornstarch) 15
Grilled Lamb Chops
Rosemary, lamb chops (4 bones), tomato marmalade, crispy baked Parmesan cheese 18
Spicy Fried Chicken Wings
Fried chicken wings, tamari miso glaze, Asian slaw 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 Kale Cakes
Pan-fried quinoa, mashed potatoes, salt and pepper, garlic, cumin, kale, vegetable stock, tomato basil aioli 10


Cup 8 • Bowl 12

Lobster Bisque
Maine lobster, lobster stock, cream, onions, carrots, celery, tarragon, tomato paste, paprika, sherry, rice
Clam Chowder

Potatoes, bacon, celery, carrots, onion, chopped clams, clam juice, cream


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
Boston bib, red beets, crumbled goat cheese, toasted almonds, balsamic dressing 10
Arugula & Pear Salad
Fresh arugula, port marinated pears, blue cheese crumbles, and balsamic dressing 12
Asian Salad
Romaine, shredded cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, seaweed salad, sesame seared Bok Choy, sesame ginger dressing 15

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 12

Spinach & Blackened Hanger
Blackened hanger steak, baby spinach, blue cheese, fried onions, tomatoes, blue cheese dressing 19
Grilled Swordfish Salad
Swordfish, Boston bib lettuce, carrots, sesame seared Bok Choy, ginger pickled cucumbers, fried rice noodles, sesame ginger dressing 17
Mexican Chicken Salad
Mexican spiced grilled chicken, romaine, chopped tomatoes, red onions, fried tortilla chips, cilantro lime dressing 17


Scallop Risotto
Pan-seared scallop, creamy citrus risotto, Myers lemon glaze 27
Filet & Ginger Risotto
Grilled filet mignon, orange ginger risotto, hoisin sauce 32
Salmon Risotto
Grilled salmon, goat cheese and roasted tomato risotto, toasted pumpkin seeds 22
Pork & Blue Cheese Risotto
Grilled pork tenderloin, mushroom and blue cheese risotto, fried onions 22
Seafood Risotto
Sautéed shrimp, scallops, lobster meat, garlic, shallots, white wine and risotto of the day 29
BLT Risotto
3 Cheese risotto, crispy prosciutto, roasted tomatoes, fried shallots, arugula, balsamic glaze 21
Spicy Shrimp Risotto
Shrimp, garlic, peppers, onions, Tasso ham, Cajun seasoning, scallions, risotto of the day 26
Lobster Risotto
Truffle butter, lobster tail, asparagus risotto, fried shallots, truffle pearls 29
Chicken Risotto
Grilled chicken, roasted corn and bacon risotto, fried shallots, spicy ranch dressing 22
Vegetarian Risotto
Roasted tomato and basil risotto, fresh arugula, buratta cheese, balsamic glaze 19
Chef’s Risotto of the day 17

The Boat House Bistro, Boothbay Harbor Maine


(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 37
Shawarma New York Strip & Shrimp
Shawarma seasoned 12 oz. New York strip steak, tempura shrimp, sweet chili dipping sauce 36
Pork Tenderloin & Scallops
Grilled pork medallions, pan-seared scallops, creamy orzo, citrus chimichurri, sweet potato straws 32
Maine Lobster
(1.5 lb.) Steamed lobster Market
Baked Lobster Thermidor
(1.5 lb.) Maine lobster, EVOO, mushrooms, garlic, shallots, spinach, sherry, cream, Gruyere Market
Baked Lobster & Crispy Prosciutto Mac & Cheese
Lobster meat, mornay sauce (Fontina, mascarpone, cream, dehydrated tomatoes), shell pasta, Parmesan cheese, crispy prosciutto, fried basil leaves 25  
Coconut Red Curry Poached Lobster Tail
6 oz. Lobster tail, red curry, coconut broth, coconut jasmine rice, seared Bok Choy, toasted coconut 28


(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 Argentinian Spice Rubbed Filet Mignon
(8 oz) Filet mignon of beef, three-herb chimichurri, sweet potato straws 30
Seared Peppercorn Hanger Steak
(10 oz) Hanger steak, coarse black pepper, cognac and cream infused demi glaze 26
Spice Rubbed & Flame-Grilled Rib-Eye
14 oz. rib-eye steak, blue cheese, fried onions, bacon maple butter 32
Pork & Grits
Grilled pork tenderloin, creamy cheese grits, wild mushrooms, port wine demi glaze 22
Duck Manchurian
Deep-fried Duck breast, Manchurian batter, Manchurian sauce, coconut rice, toasted coconut 22
Grilled Veal Chop
Spice rubbed 10 oz. veal chop, tomato jam, and mascarpone crema 32
Lamb Chops
Grilled lamb chops, sweet potato fries, mustard BBQ sauce, kale chips 32
Chicken Fettuccine Pasta
Grilled chicken, wild mushroom Alfredo sauce 20


(Served with rice and vegetable of the day unless otherwise noted)

Pan Seared Scallops & Quinoa
Pan-seared scallops, herb quinoa salad, truffle scented wild mushroom cream sauce 29
Cajun Shrimp & Grits
Cajun dusted grilled shrimp, creamy bacon grits, over easy egg and fried onion 27
Tuscan Seafood Stew
Scallops, haddock, shrimp, mussels and lobster meat served in a Tuscan seafood broth (peppers, garlic, onion, chopped tomatoes, clam juice, parsley, sweet chili) sprinkled with aged Parmesan cheese 28
Miso Honey Shrimp Stir Fry
Sautéed shrimp, garlic, onions, snow peas, shredded carrots, miso honey vegetable broth, Soba noodles 26
Scallops & Creamy Orzo
Pan-seared scallops, creamy citrus orzo, Myers lemon sauce 29
Crispy Beer Batter Haddock or Gulf Shrimp
Haddock or Gulf shrimp, saffron beer batter, coleslaw, fries 20
Grilled Tuna & Coconut Lime Sauce
Yellowfin tuna, coconut lime sauce, ginger infused pickled cucumbers 22
Spanish Grilled Salmon
Spanish paprika dusted salmon, piquillo pepper and green olive relish 22
Grilled Swordfish with Ginger Barbecue Sauce
Grilled swordfish, ginger infused BBQ sauce, sweet potato straws 23


Coconut Red Curry Noodle
Sautéed cabbage, snow peas, tofu, coconut curry broth, Soba noodles, fresh mint and basil 19
Vegetable Pad Thai & Cashews
Stir fried peppers, carrots, snow peas, Bok Choy, garlic, fresh basil, scallions, rice noodles and a vegan stir fry sauce (tamari, brown sugar, vegetable broth, sriracha) toasted cashews 19
Mushroom & Whole Wheat Pasta
Sautéed mushrooms, garlic, onions, red pepper flakes, whole wheat pasta, EVOO, fresh mozzarella, arugula 19
Tofu & Coconut Rice
Pan-seared tofu, snow peas, carrots, Bok Choy, ginger, vegetable broth and coconut rice 19
Tofu & Roasted Sweet Potato
Seared firm tofu, roasted sweet potatoes, coconut ginger sauce, grilled Naan bread 19
Pasta with Kale
Fettuccine pasta, pesto sauce, crispy kale, sundried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, balsamic glaze 19
Tofu & Pepper Tempura
Tempura battered and deep-fried tofu and tri colored peppers, rice of the day, sweet chili dipping sauce 19
Hoisin Noodle Bowl
Sautéed mushrooms, carrots, onions, snow peas, garlic, Hoisin tamari sauce (hoisin, tamari, ginger, garlic, cilantro, honey, sesame oil and lime juice), Soba noodles, ginger infused pickled cucumbers19

The Boat House Bistro, Boothbay Harbor Maine


(All sandwiches are served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and fries. Gluten free buns available upon request)

Bistro Lobster Gyro
Pita bread, Maine lobster meat, chopped lettuce, roasted red tomatoes, cucumbers, yogurt, mascarpone and basil Market
Haddock Sandwich
Deep-fried haddock, bulky challah bun, chipotle mayo 14
Grilled or Blackened Catch Sandwich
Catch of the day, bulky challah bun, and chipotle mayo 15
Flame Grilled Buffalo Burger
(8 oz.) Buffalo 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 2.00 each


Maine Lobster Griller
Lobster meat, grilled flat bread, savory onion herb aioli Market
Haddock Griller
(Blackened or Fried) Haddock, flat bread, savory onion herb aioli 15
Chicken Griller
Chicken, crispy prosciutto, sharp cheddar, flat bread savory onion herb aioli 13
Vegetable Griller
Grilled zucchini, squash, peppers, roasted red tomatoes, flat bread, basil pesto and mozzarella 13
Mexican Pork Griller
Mexican spiced pork, salsa, fried jalapenos, sharp cheddar, flat bread, and cilantro lime sauce 15  
Aztec Griller
Ground seasoned bison stuffed in flat bread with sharp cheddar, fried pickles and Aztec sauce (mustard, ketchup, Worcester sauce, ancho chili powder and cumin cilantro) 16

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