Dinner Menu

Gluten Free

Denotes items that can be prepared gluten-free


Rudder Chips 8.95 Gluten Free
House-fried potato chips topped with Parmesan cream, crumbled bacon, scallions, and your choice of shrimp or chicken.

Spinach and Artichoke Dip 8.95 Gluten Free
Three cheese and garlic served with warm tortilla chips.

Popcorn Shrimp 9.95
Lightly fried and served with remoulade sauce.

Stuffed Portobello  9.95
Choice of seafood stuffing or spinach and artichoke stuffing and topped with Parmesan cheese.

Polenta Cakes 9.95 Gluten Free
Parmesan polenta cakes topped with a chorizo, tomatoes, and mushroom hash.

Fried Clams (market price)
Whole bellied and served with remoulade sauce.

Rudder Mussels 12.95 Gluten Free
Prince Edward Island mussels tossed with scampi butter, white wine, chorizo, caramelized onions, and tomato.

Calamari 9.95
Fried, tossed in our house Asian chili sauce, and topped with crushed peanuts and scallions.

Pork Pot Stickers 8.95
Steamed, tossed with our house Asian chili sauce and topped with scallions.

Seafood Cakes 12.95
Haddock, shrimp and crab served with corn salsa and garlic aioli.

Maine Steamer Clams  (market price) Gluten Free
Served with broth and drawn butter.

Raw Bar

Local Oysters* Gluten Free
Served chilled with cocktail sauce . . . 2.85
or Rockefeller, warmed with spinach artichoke cream, and bacon . . . 3.25

Littleneck Clams* Gluten Free
Served chilled with cocktail sauce . . . 1.95
or Rudder-style, warmed with chorizo and onion stuffing . . . 2.50

Shrimp Cocktail 1.95 Gluten Free
Served chilled with cocktail sauce.

Raw Bar Sampler* 11.95 Gluten Free
Two oysters, two littleneck clams, and two cocktail shrimp.

Rudder Seafood Tower* 45.00 Gluten Free
Two chilled cracked lobster claws, chilled lobster tail, four oysters, four littleneck clams, and four cocktail shrimp.

Soup and Salads

Clam Chowder 4.95/6.95 Gluten Free
Naturally gluten-free (unthickened), clams, potato, celery, onions, and cream.

Lobster Bisque 7.95/12.95
Thickened lobster stock, sherry, and cream, garnished with lobster.

House Salad 6.95 Gluten Free
Mixed greens, goat cheese, candied walnuts, granny smith apples, and our balsamic vinaigrette.

Caesar Salad 6.95 Gluten Free
Romaine, Parmesan cheese, house croutons, and house-made dressing.

Rudder Wedge 6.95 Gluten Free
Wedge of iceberg lettuce, blue cheese, crumbled bacon, red onion, and house-made blue cheese dressing.

Greek Salad 6.95 Gluten Free
Mixed greens, cucumbers, Kalamata olives, tomato, feta cheese, and red onion, tossed with house-made Greek dressing.

Salad Toppers
Grilled shrimp . . . 7 Gluten Free
Steak tips* . . . 7 Gluten Free
Fresh-picked lobster . . . 12 Gluten Free
Popcorn shrimp . . . 6


Steak Tips* 20.95 Gluten Free
House bourbon marinade, mashed potatoes, and asparagus.

Pork Chop* 19.95 Gluten Free
Bone-in, grilled and finished in the oven, bacon bourbon onion jam, mashed sweet potato and asparagus.

Chicken Pasta 17.95 Gluten Free
Panko-crusted fried chicken, spinach, crumbled bacon, tomatoes, cavatappi pasta, and a parmesan cream.

Vegetable Risotto 17.95 Gluten Free
Asparagus, cherry tomatoes, and spinach, finished with Paremsan cheese.
Add grilled chicken . . . 3
Add shrimp . . . 5
Add lobster . . . 7

Rudder Bistro Steak* 24.95 Gluten Free
Roasted garlic demi, mashed potatoes, and asparagus.


Lobster Mac ’n Cheese 24.95 Gluten Free
Quarter pound fresh-picked lobster meat, three cheese blend, and cavatappi pasta.

Lobster & Mussels Spaghetti 24.95 Gluten Free
Lobster, mussels, tomatoes, and spaghetti, sautéed with garlic and white wine.

Seafood Stuffed Lobster Tail 23.95
Served with drawn butter, lobster sherry cream, roasted red potatoes and corn on the cob.

Steamed Lobster (market price) Gluten Free
1.25-pound lobster, served with drawn butter, corn on the cob, and roasted red potatoes.
Ask your server about our twin lobster special and larger lobsters.
Stuff any lobster with seafood stuffing for an additional $7.

Lobster Bake (market price) Gluten Free
1.25-pound lobster, cup of clam chowder, Maine steamers, corn on the cob, roasted red potatoes and drawn butter.

Seafood Entrees

Baked Haddock 17.95 Gluten Free
Seasoned crumbs, lobster sherry cream, rice pilaf, and carrots.

Seafood Stuffed Haddock 21.95
Shrimp, crab and scallops, lobster sherry cream, rice pilaf, and carrots.

Trout 18.95 Gluten Free
Pan-seared with asparagus, artichokes, tomatoes, scampi sauce, and served with rice pilaf.

Salmon* 22.95 Gluten Free
Grilled or blackened, scampi butter, rice pilaf, and asparagus.

Seafood Scampi 24.95 Gluten Free
Scallops, shrimp, mussels, littleneck clams, tomatoes, scampi butter, and linguine.

Seared Scallops* 26.95 Gluten Free
Sweet potato puree and wilted garlic spinach.

Swordfish 23.95 Gluten Free
Grilled or blackened, scampi butter, rice pilaf, and asparagus.

Shrimp and Grits 22.95 Gluten Free
Parmesan polenta, shrimp, bacon, and scallions.

Fried Seafood Platters

Fisherman’s Platter 26.95
Fried clams, haddock, shrimp, scallops, coleslaw, and fries, served with remoulade.

Fish and Chips 17.95
Fried haddock, fries, and coleslaw, served with remoulade.

Fried Calamari 17.95
Fried calamari, fries, and coleslaw, served with remoulade.

Fried Clams (market price)
Fried clams, fries, and coleslaw, served with remoulade.

Fried Scallops 24.95
Fried scallops, fries, and coleslaw, served with remoulade.


Lobster Roll (market price)
Fresh-picked lobster, lettuce, mayo, and chive.

Rudder Burger* 12.95
8oz Angus beef, blue cheese, onion rings and roasted garlic demi.

Hamburger* 10.95
8oz Angus beef, lettuce, tomato, and onion.
Add bacon . . . 1
Add cheese . . . 1

Fish Sandwich 9.95
Fried haddock, coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, and onion, served with remoulade sauce.

Rudder Wrap 9.95
Grilled chicken, baby spinach, bacon, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, onion, and garlic aioli.


Roasted Red Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Rice or Mashed Sweet Potatoes . . . 4 Gluten Free

Asparagus, Wilted Garlic Spinach or Carrots . . . 3 Gluten Free

Vegetable Risotto or Mac ’n Cheese . . . 7 Gluten Free

Lobster Tail . . . 12 Gluten Free

Grilled Shrimp . . . 7 Gluten Free

Upgrade any side to:
Vegetable Risotto or Mac ’n Cheese Gluten Free

Lobster Mashed Potatoes or Lobster Mac ’n Cheese Gluten Free

Blue Cheese or Cheddar Mashed Potatoes Gluten Free

Loaded Mashed Potato (bacon, cheddar, and scallion) Gluten Free

Friday and Saturday, Slow Roasted Prime Rib* 12 oz and 16 oz cuts. While it lasts!

Let us help you with your next special event. Ask about our in-house function menu and party platters.

*Consuming raw or undercooked MEATS, POULTRY, seafood, shellfish or EGGS may increase your RISK of foodborne illness.