Dinner Menu


Local Oysters – Chef’s Choice
Served raw with cocktail sauce 2.50 or Rockefeller: oven-warmed with spinach artichoke cream, bacon 3.00  

Classic Shrimp Cocktail 10.95
5 large shrimp, cocktail sauce

Crab Cakes 11.95
Two rock crab cakes, seared golden brown, served with remoulade sauce.

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

Flat Bread Pizza 9.95
Heirloom tomatoes, basil, mozzarella.
With Chicken 11.95
With Lobster 14.95

Portuguese Mussels 11.95
Chorizo, tomato, onion, capers, garlic butter sauce.

Fried Calamari 8.95
Asian garlic sauce, peanuts, green onions.

Fried Clams 12.95
Whole belly clams, remoulade sauce.

Stuffed Mushrooms 8.95
House-made seafood stuffing, garlic butter, Swiss cheese.

Popcorn Shrimp 9.95
Lightly seasoned shrimp, remoulade sauce.

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

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


New England Clam Chowder
Cup 4.95 Bowl 6.95

French Onion Soup  5.95

Lobster Bisque
Cup 7.95 Bowl 12.95

Classic Corn Chowder
Cup 4.95 Bowl 6.95

Lobster Corn Chowder
Cup 7.95 Bowl 12.95


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

The Rudder Wedge 6.95
Iceberg lettuce, roasted tomatoes, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, shaved red onion.

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

Greek Salad 6.95
Mixed greens, feta, black olives, red onion, cucumbers, heirloom tomatoes, lemon parsley vinaigrette.

Grilled shrimp  7
Grilled Chicken Breast 5
Popcorn shrimp 6
House Marinated Tips 6
Crab Cake 8
Lobster  12


Steak Tips 19.95
Bourbon marinated, mashed potato and broccolini.

Grilled Hanger Steak 24.95
Garlic demi, mashed potato, broccolini.

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo 16.95
Grilled Chicken, parmesan cream sauce

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

Apple Braised Pork Shank 17.95
Served with au jus, mashed potato, carrots.

Spinach Gnocchi Primavera 15.95
Parmesan cream, red peppers, onions, mushrooms.
With chicken 17.95, with shrimp 18.95, with lobster 20.95.

Truffled Lobster Mac & Cheese 20.95
Cavatappi, white cheddar. Without lobster 15.95

Seafood Entrees

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

Seared Salmon 20.95
Mushroom risotto, local grown micro arugula, chive oil.

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

Seafood Stuffed Haddock 20.95
Scallop, shrimp, crab stuffing

Seared Scallops 24.95
Spinach gnocchi, bacon, mushroom cream sauce.

Seafood Scampi 24.95
Shrimp, scallops, fresh lobster meat, roasted 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.

Swordfish Kabobs 19.95
Peppers, onions, mushrooms, garlic butter with rice.

Trout Piccata 18.95
Caper lemon butter sauce, wild rice, broccolini.

Fried Seafood Platters

Fisherman’s  24.95
Shrimp, clams, haddock, calamari, scallops

Clam 22.95
Calamari 17.95
Shrimp 18.95
Haddock 17.95
Scallops 23.95

All served with fries, coleslaw, remoulade sauce.

Steamed Lobsters

New England Lobster Bake Market price
Clam chowder, mussels, chorizo, roasted potato, corn on the cob, and a 1 1/4 pound lobster.

1 1/4lb Lobster Market price

Twin (2) 1 1/4lb lobsters Market price
Two lobsters served to one person

Lobsters served with roasted potato, corn on the cob
Larger lobsters available. Please ask your server.

Add seafood stuffing to any lobster 7.95


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 and onion. Served with remoulade sauce.

Chicken Caprese Sandwich 9.95
Grilled chicken, mozzarella, basil, chive and balsamic oil, mixed greens, tomato, telera roll.

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

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

Upgrade to
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


Lobster Tail market price
Broccolini 4
Carrots 4
Vegetable of the day 3.50
Mac & Cheese 8.95
With Lobster 13.95

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

*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.