Lunch Menu

Gluten Free

Denotes items that can be prepared gluten-free. Please discuss with your server. 


Rudder Chips 10.45 Gluten Free
House-fried potato chips topped with Parmesan cream, crumbled bacon, scallions, and your choice of shrimp or chicken.

Spinach and Artichoke Dip 9.95 Gluten Free
Three cheese and garlic served with warm tortilla chips.

Popcorn Shrimp 10.95
Lightly fried and served with remoulade sauce.

Rudder Poutine 10.95
Maine potato French fry, local cheese curds, house gravy, scallions.
Add chicken . . . 2   Add shrimp . . . 3   Add lobster. . . 7

Cheese Plate 14.95
Three assorted cheeses, Granny Smith apples, French bread, candied walnuts and honey.

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

Rudder Mussels 13.95 Gluten Free 
Price Edward Island mussels tossed with scampi butter, white wine, chorizo, caramelized onion, and tomato.

Calamari 10.95
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 micro greens and garlic aioli.

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

Shrimp Cocktail 1.85 Gluten Free
Served chilled with house-made cocktail sauce.

Soup and Salad

Clam Chowder 5.45/6.95 Gluten Free
Naturally gluten-free (unthickened), clams, potato, celery, onions, and cream.

Lobster Bisque 7.95/13.45
Thickened lobster stock, sherry, and cream, garnished with lobster.

French Onion Soup 5.95
Rich beef broth, house-made croutons, and melted Swiss cheese.

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, oven-roasted tomatoes, and house-made blue cheese dressing.

Beet Salad 6.95 Gluten Free
Arugula, roasted beets, goat cheese, roasted peanuts, garlic lemon vinaigrette.

Salad Toppers
Grilled shrimp . . . 7 Gluten Free
Steak tips* . . . 7 Gluten Free
Fresh-picked lobster . . . 13 Gluten Free
Chicken . . . 5 Gluten Free
Seafood cakes . . . 7
Calamari . . . 6
Popcorn shrimp . . . 6

Side Salad 3.95 Gluten Free
House or Caesar Salad with the purchase of an entrée

Lunch Entrees

Baked Haddock 11.95 Gluten Free
Cracker-crumb topping, lobster sherry cream, Rudder rice, and butter herb roasted carrots.

Seafood Stuffed Haddock 13.95
Shrimp, crab, and scallops, lobster sherry cream, Rudder rice, and butter herb roasted carrots.

Lobster Mac ’n Cheese 15.95 Gluten Free
Three cheese blend with cavatappi pasta.

Seafood Scampi 15.95 Gluten Free
Scallops, shrimp, mussels, oven-roasted tomatoes, scampi butter, and linguine.

Steak Tips* 13.95 Gluten Free
House bourbon marinade, mashed potatoes and green beans.

Chicken Pasta 11.95 Gluten Free
Parmesan-crusted chicken, spinach, crumbled bacon, tomatoes, Parmesan cream and cavatappi.

Risotto 12.95 Gluten Free
Roasted butternut squash, micro greens.
Add chicken . . . 2   Add shrimp . . . 3   Add lobster . . . 6

Mushroom Ravioli 11.95
Mushroom-filled, cremini mushroom marsala cream sauce, parmesan cheese.
Add chicken . . . 2   Add shrimp . . . 3   Add lobster . . . 7

Steamed Lobster (market price) Gluten Free
1.25-pound lobster, drawn butter, Rudder rice, and herb-roasted carrots.
Ask your server about our twin lobster special.

Lobster Bake (market price) Gluten Free
1.25-pound lobster, cup of clam chowder, steamed mussels, Rudder rice and herb-roasted carrots.


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

Burgers are made with chuck and short rib

Rudder Burger* 13.45
8oz Angus beef, blue cheese, onion rings and house demi glace.

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

Cousins Island Burger* 13.45
Cheese curds, bacon onion jam, and arugula.

Fish Sandwich 10.95
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.

Rudder Cuban 11.95
Applewood smoked pork loin, fried pickles, ham, swiss cheese, mustard sauce.

Parmesan 10.95
Parmesan-crusted chicken with house red sauce mozzerella on ciabatta roll.
Or Parmesan-crusted veal. . . 12.95

Thanksgiving Sandwich 11.95
Roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, herb stuffing, may, side of gravy.

Fried Seafood Platters

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

Fried Shrimp 18.95
Fried Atlantic shrimp, fries, and coleslaw, served with remoulade.



*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.