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

Seafood Cakes 12.95
Rock crab, haddock, shrimp, corn salsa, jalepeno 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 garlic sauce, topped with green onions

 Mussels Marinara 11.95
House made marinara and garlic bread

Fried Calamari 9.95
Asian garlic sauce, peanuts, green onions.

Fried Clams 13.95
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.


New England Clam Chowder
Cup 4.95 Bowl 6.95

French Onion Soup  5.95

Lobster Bisque
Cup 7.95 Bowl 12.95

Soup of the Day
Price varies


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

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

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

Spinach Salad 6.95
Baby spinach, red onion, roasted butternut squash, heirloom tomatoes, shaved parmesan, crumbled bacon, bacon vinaigrette.

Grilled shrimp  7
Grilled chicken breast 5
Popcorn shrimp 6
House Marinated Tips* 6
Seafood cakes 6
Lobster  12


Steak Tips* 19.95
Bourbon marinated, mashed potato and 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.

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

Grilled Vegetable Ravioli 16.95
Mushroom, tomato, and marinara and shaved parmesan.
With chicken 18.95, with shrimp 19.95, with lobster 21.95.

Truffled Lobster Mac & Cheese 21.95
Cavatappi, white cheddar.
Without lobster 15.95

Dan’s Meatloaf 17.95
100% ground beef, Dan’s secret seasoning, garlic demi, mashed potato, and roasted carrots.

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 and asparagus.

Seared Salmon* 21.95
Mushroom risotto, locally 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
Creamy lima bean, corn and bacon succotash over mashed potato.

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 a citrus beurre blanc, wild rice and asparagus.

Fried Seafood Platters

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

Clams 23.95
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, 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

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.

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

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
Asparagus 4
Carrots 4
Lobster Mashed Potato 7
Mac & Cheese 8.95
With Lobster 13.95

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.

*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.