Dinner Menu


Local Oysters* – Chef’s Choice
Served raw with cocktail sauce 2.75 or Rockefeller: oven-warmed with spinach artichoke cream, bacon 3.25  

Classic Shrimp Cocktail 10.95
5 large shrimp, cocktail sauce.

Seafood Cakes 12.95
Rock crab, haddock, shrimp, corn salsa, roasted garlic aioli.

Rudder Chips 8.95
House chips, topped with choice of shrimp or grilled chicken, parmesan cream and bacon. Baked and topped with green onions.

Pork Pot Stickers 8.95
Steamed, tossed in an Asian chili sauce, topped with green onions.

Rudder Mussels 11.95
Scampi butter, tomato, caramelized onions and chorizo.

Fried Calamari 9.95
Tossed in Asian chili sauce, peanuts, green onions.

Fried Clams 14.95
Whole belly clams, remoulade sauce.

Stuffed Mushrooms 9.95
House made seafood stuffing, garlic butter, Swiss cheese.

Popcorn Shrimp 9.95
Lightly seasoned shrimp, remoulade sauce.

Spinach & Artichoke Dip 8.95
Three cheeses, garlic, served with warm tortilla chips.

Join us for Brunch — Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm.


Caesar 6.95
Romaine, traditional Caesar dressing, house croutons, shaved parmesan.

Mixed Green Salad 6.95
Mixed greens, candied walnuts, goat cheese, granny smith apples, balsamic vinaigrette.

Spinach and Butternut Squash Salad 6.95
Baby spinach, roasted butternut squash, parmesan cheese, red onion, crumbled bacon, bacon vinaigrette

Wedge Salad 6.95
Iceberg lettuce, blue cheese crumbles, crumbled bacon, red onion, heirloom tomato, blue cheese dressing.

Top any salad
Lobster 12
Marinated Steak Tips* 7
Grilled chicken 5
Seafood cakes 8
Popcorn shrimp 6
Grilled shrimp 7
Calamari 5

Fried Seafood Platters

Fisherman’s Platter 24.95
Shrimp, clams, haddock, scallops.

Clams 24.95
Calamari 17.95
Shrimp 18.95
Haddock 17.95
Scallops 24.95

All served with fries, coleslaw, remoulade sauce.


Steak Tips* 20.95
Bourbon marinated, mashed potato, asparagus.

Chicken Pasta 17.95
Panko crusted fried chicken, cavatappi, parmesan cream, baby spinach, heirloom tomatoes, crumbled bacon.

Braised Short Rib 21.95
Red wine jus, mashed potato, carrots.

Sweet Pea and Caramelized Onion Ravioli 17.95
Lemon cream, mushrooms, peas, and caramelized onions. With chicken 20.95, with shrimp 22.95, with lobster 24.95

Baby Back Ribs
Slow cooked, house root beer barbeque sauce, roasted red potato and corn on the cob half rack 17.95 whole rack 24.95

Dan’s Meatloaf 18.95
Ground beef with Dan’s secret spice blend, mashed potato and roasted garlic demi.

Stuffed Chicken 17.95
Cornbread and apple stuffing, cider au jus, mashed potato and carrots.

Gluten Free Menu Available Upon Request

Seafood Entrees

New England Clam Chowder
Naturally gluten free, clams, potato, celery, onions and cream
Cup 4.95 Bowl 6.95

French Onion Soup 5.95

Lobster Bisque
Thickened lobster stock, sherry, cream and lobster
Cup 7.95 Bowl 12.95

Lobster Stew
Paprika, lobster, butter, sherry and cream
Cup 7.95 Bowl 12.95

Seafood Entrees

Seafood Casserole 24.95
Fresh lobster meat, scallops, shrimp, haddock, baked with a lobster sherry cream sauce, topped with seasoned cracker crumbs. Served with rice pilaf and asparagus.

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

Seafood Stuffed Haddock 21.95
Scallop, shrimp, crab stuffing, lobster sherry cream, rice pilaf and carrots.

Seafood Scampi 24.95
Shrimp, scallops, fresh lobster meat, heirloom tomatoes, tossed with linguine, garlic white wine butter sauce.

Seafood Fra Diavolo 24.95
Scallops, shrimp, fresh lobster meat, mussels, fish, spicy red sauce, linguine.

Trout 18.95
Seared with heirloom tomato and asparagus, scampi sauce and rice pilaf.

Salmon* 22.95
Grilled or Blackened, scampi butter, rice pilaf and asparagus.

Scallop Mediterranean 24.95
Scallops, house pesto, artichokes, spinach, heirloom tomato, Kalamata olives and linguine.


Lobster Mac & Cheese 24.95
¼ pound of fresh picked lobster meat, parmesan cream and cavatappi. Double the lobster 33.95

New England Lobster Bake  market price
Clam chowder, mussels, roasted potato, corn on the cob, and a 1¼ pound lobster.

1¼ pound Lobster  market price

Twin 1¼ pound Lobsters  market price
Two lobsters served to one person

Lobsters served with roasted potato, corn on the cob and drawn butter.

Add seafood stuffing to any lobster   7.95
Shrimp, scallop and crab stuffing

Our Lobsters are delivered daily from Linda Kate Lobster Company, just up the road in Falmouth Maine


Burger* 10.95
Served with lettuce, tomato, and onion on a brioche roll. Add bacon 1.00, add cheese 1.00

The Rudder Burger* 12.95
Fried onion rings, melted bleu cheese, garlic demi. Add bacon 1.00. Our hamburger comes from Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine.

Fried Haddock Sandwich 9.95
Lightly breaded haddock topped with coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, onion, served with remoulade sauce.

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

Lobster Roll ¼ lb 17.95  ½ lb 27.95
Fresh lobster meat, mayonnaise, chive, lettuce on a grilled roll.

Sandwiches served with a pickle and choice of french fries, sweet potato fries or coleslaw.

Upgrade your side to:
Risotto 2.00
Bleu cheese or cheddar mashed potato 1.00
Mac & cheese 1.00
Loaded mashed potato with cheddar, bacon and scallions 2.00
Lobster mashed potato or lobster mac & cheese 4.00
BBQ dusted house chips or fries 1.00
Cajun dusted house chips or fries 1.00
Served with roasted garlic aioli


Lobster Tail market price
Asparagus 4
Carrots 4
Roasted Red Potato 4
Mashed Potato or Rice 4
Lobster Mashed Potato 7

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.