Dinner Menu


*Raw Oysters  Market price
Chef’s Choice.  Served with cocktail sauce.

Crab Cake 10.95
Rock crab, old bay seasoning.  Seared golden brown and served with remoulade sauce.

Rudder Chips 7.95
House chips, topped with choice of shrimp or grilled chicken, parmesan cream and bacon.  Baked and topped with green onions.

Spinach & Artichoke Dip 8.95
Three cheeses and garlic.  Served with warm tortilla chips.

Portuguese Mussels 11.95
Roasted tomatoes, capers, chorizo, caramelized onions and garlic white wine broth. Garlic bread.

Fried Calamari 8.95
Crisp calamari tossed in an Asian chili sauce.  Topped with peanuts and green onions.

Fried Clams 12.95
Whole belly clams lightly breaded.  Served with remoulade sauce.

Stuffed Mushrooms 8.95
Clam and sweet sausage stuffing filled mushrooms.  Topped with garlic butter and Swiss cheese then baked.

Popcorn Shrimp 9.95
Lightly breaded shrimp.  Served with remoulade sauce.

Local Steamers 11.95
1 pound of steamers served with drawn butter.

BBQ Shrimp 10.95
5 BBQ glazed gilled shrimp.  Topped with pineapple salsa.

Fried Oysters 10.95
Lightly breaded oysters served with a Napa cabbage quick kimchee slaw.

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

Flat Bread Pizzas

Lobster Flat Bread 10.95
Fresh lobster meat, grilled green onions and goat cheese.  Topped with basil oil.

Artichoke & Goat Cheese 9.95
With roasted red peppers, asparagus, caramelized onions and balsamic glaze.

*Steak & Blue Cheese 9.95
Sweet bourbon marinated steak, caramelized onions, asparagus and roasted tomatoes.

Chicken & Mozzarella 9.95
Roasted tomatoes, basil oil, parmesan cheese and balsamic glaze.


*Caesar 6.95
Chopped romaine, traditional Caesar dressing, croutons and shaved parmesan cheese.

The Rudder Wedge 6.95
Iceberg wedge, roasted tomatoes, bacon, blue cheese crumbles and shaved red onion.

Mixed Greens 6.95
Mixed baby greens, candied walnuts, goat cheese, granny smith apples and balsamic vinaigrette.

Cobb Salad 10.95
Chopped romaine, bacon, tomato, egg, blue cheese crumbles, chives, avocado. Balsamic or blue cheese dressing.

Salad Toppings
Grilled Shrimp  8
Grilled Chicken Breast 5
House Marinated Tips 6
Crab Cake 9
Lobster  Meat 14
Fried Calamari 6


Clam Chowder cup 4.75 bowl 6.75
A classic New England clam chowder. Cream, potato, chopped clams, celery, onion.

French Onion Soup  6
A rich beef broth filled with onion, topped with a crostini and melted Swiss cheese.

Lobster Bisque cup 7 bowl 12
House made lobster stock, sherry wine and heavy cream.  Served with fresh lobster meat.

Lobster Stew cup 7 bowl 12
Very simple. Cream, white wine, butter and fresh lobster meat.

Seafood Entrees

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

* Cedar Planked Salmon 20.95
Topped with Dijon mustard and brown sugar. Served on a cedar plank with roasted red potatoes, roasted carrots and asparagus.

Baked Haddock  17.95
Seasoned cracker crumbs and lobster sherry cream.  Served with wild rice and asparagus.

*Seared Sea Scallops 24.95
Creamy lemon and pea risotto, asparagus.

Seafood Scampi 23.95
Shrimp, scallop, fresh lobster meat and roasted tomatoes, tossed with linguine and garlic white wine butter sauce.

*Sesame Seared Tuna 20.95
Lo mein noodles and vegetables tossed in a house teriyaki sauce, topped with wasabi aioli.

Grilled Rainbow Trout 19.95
Filled with fresh dill and lemon, served with mashed potato and asparagus.

Seafood Pasta  24.95
Fresh lobster meat, scallops, shrimp, mussels, fish, garlic butter, roasted tomatoes, basil.

Fisherman’s Platter 25.95
Shrimp, clams, haddock, calamari and scallops, lightly breaded. Served with french fries and coleslaw.

Seafood Platters

Clam 21.95 Calamari 16.95 Shrimp 18.95 Haddock 16.95

Scallop 22.95 Oyster 19.95

Served with french fries and coleslaw.

Steamed Lobsters

New England Lobster Bake Market price
A cup of clam chowder, 1 pound of steamers, chorizo along with a 1.25lb lobster, drawn butter.  Served with roasted red potatoes and corn on the cob.

1.25 lb Lobster Market price

Twin (2) 1.25lb lobsters Market price (no splitting entrée)

Served with roasted red potatoes, corn on the cob.
* Larger lobsters available. Please ask your server. **

Stuff a lobster with crab stuffing for 7.95


* Sweet Bourbon Steak Tips 19.95
House marinated, served with mashed potato and asparagus.

Filet Mignon 24.95
Two 4 oz medallions, garlic demi, served with mashed potato and asparagus.

*Steak Oscar 26.95
A 6oz sirloin steak with a crab cake, topped with hollandaise sauce and served with mashed potato and asparagus.

*Grilled Bone-in Pork Chop 19.95
10 oz grass fed chop from Buckspork of Chesterville Maine, topped with shallot demi, served with mashed potato and a kale and green apple warm salad.

Roasted Half Chicken 16.95
Three quarter boned.  Mushroom and shallot marsala demi, served with mashed potato and roasted carrots.

Vegetarian Ravioli 14.95
Sweet pea and caramelized onion filled ravioli, asparagus, peas and a lemon parmesan cream sauce.
Add Grilled Chicken 19.95
Add lobster 24.95

Braised Short Ribs 21.95
Red wine jus, served with cheddar mashed potato and roasted carrots.


Grilled Chicken Sandwich  9.95
Apple, cranberry and walnut chutney, brie, mixed greens served on a telera roll.

Lobster Roll ¼ lb 17.95  or ½  lb 27.95
Fresh lobster, mayo, lettuce served on a grilled roll.

Fish Sandwich 9.95
Lightly breaded haddock, coleslaw, lettuce, tomato and onion. Served with remoulade sauce.

*Burger 9.95
Our burgers are ground short rib and chuck, served with lettuce, tomato and onion on a grilled brioche roll.

*The Rudder Burger 11.95
Topped with melted blue cheese, garlic demi and fried onion rings.

*The Maine Burger  12.95
Archer Angus of Chesterville, ME. Grass fed, no hormones, topped with Pineland Farms cheddar cheese and Backyard Beauty tomatoes.

*Items are served raw or undercooked, or contain (or may contain) raw or undercooked ingredients. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.