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.

Fried Brussel Sprout Petals 9.95
Twice battered and deep fried with honey siracha sauce.

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

Stuffed Portobello 10.95 Gluten Free 
Choice of seafood stuffing or GF spinach and artichoke stuffing and topped with Parmesan cheese.

Rudder Mussels 13.95 Gluten Free
Prince Edward Island mussels tossed with scampi butter, white wine, chorizo, caramelized onions, 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 corn salsa and garlic aioli.

Seared Tuna* 14.95
Quick-seared, served chilled and raw, pickled vegetables and ginger soy sauce.

Raw Bar

Local 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.

Chilled Maine Lobster Tail (market price) Gluten Free
Served 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, pancetta lardons, red onion, oven-roasted tomatoes, and house-made blue cheese dressing.

Spinach & Pear Salad 6.95 Gluten Free
Port poached pears, baby spinach, raspberries, watermelon radish, and almonds with a raspberry 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 asparagus.

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

Risotto 12.95 Gluten Free
Grilled corn and asparagus with micro arugula.
Add chicken . . . 2   Add shrimp . . . 3   Add lobster . . . 6

Ravioli 10.95
Ricotta and spinach stuffed, grilled artichokes, and oven-roasted tomatoes in a basil butter sauce.
Add chicken . . . 2   Add shrimp . . . 3   Add lobster . . . 6

Steamed Lobster (market price) Gluten Free
1.25-pound lobster, drawn butter, corn on the cob, and roasted red potatoes.
Ask your server about our twin lobster special.

Lobster Bake (market price) Gluten Free
1.25-pound lobster, cup of clam chowder, steamed mussels, corn on the cob, and roasted red potatoes.


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

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

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, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard, and pressed.

Tacos 11.95
Two tacos on flour tortillas with lettuce, pickled vegetables, fresh salsa, and your choice of sole, friend shrimp or grilled chicken.

Fried Seafood Platters

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