Posted:  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 7:15am

The Boathouse Bistro is a fun and delicious experience in downtown Boothbay Harbor.

We offer a well balanced menu with something for everyone in a cozy atmosphere. 

Bistro Hours: 

Mon-Sun 4-9

Sat & Sun 11:30-4



Happy Hour

Mon-Fri 4-6
25% off appetizers

& drink specials





April 30th and May 14th

6:00pm till 8:00pm





April 27th and May 11th

8:00pm till 12 midnight




Bacon Scallops

3 large scallops wrapped in bacon and deep-fried, honey mustard dipping sauce – 12

Garlic Shrimp

4 large shrimp, garlic, EVO, onions, peppers, jalapenos, white wine and fresh herbs – 12

Fried Fontina Cheese

Served with house marinara – 9

(8) Wings

BBQ or roasted garlic hot sauce – 9

(2) Empanada of the day

Crispy fried empanadas stuffed with a different filling daily – 9


Mexican spiced, chicken, cheese, onion, tomatoes, passion fruit hot sauce and poblano crema – 9

Steak Madagascar

Coarse pepper encrusted and pan-seared hanger steak is  served with cognac demi-glace cream – 12 

Shrimp and Grits

Twin jumbo shrimp are sautéed with bacon, scallions, peppers, garlic, white wine and Cajun seasoning, served topped with Gruyère cheese – 10

Spicy BBQ Meatballs

Beef and pork meatballs topped with spicy homemade BBQ – 8

Manchurian Vegetables of the day

Today’s featured vegetable tossed in Manchurian sauce (onion, garlic, ketchup, tamari sauce, green chilies, red chili sauce, white vinegar, water and cornstarch) and deep-fried – 10


Soup of the day

Cup – 5 • Bowl – 7

French Onion

Cup – 6 • Crock – 9

Soup and Salad Combo

Choice of soup of the day and one of the above listed salads – 12


Classic Caesar

Entrée salad size – 9 • Side salad size – 6

Wedge Salad

Iceberg lettuce, crispy prosciutto, tomatoes, roasted sharp cheddar and cilantro, lime dressing – 8

Chopped Salad

Romaine, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, pine nuts, basil, peppers, goat cheese and Italian dressing – 8

Warm Spinach Salad

Baby spinach tossed with warm bacon apple dressing – 9


Served on a bulky roll unless otherwise specified with fries

Haddock Sandwich

Panko encrusted and deep-fried – 11

Haddock Reuben

Panko encrusted and deep-fried or grilled haddock, Swiss, cole slaw and Thousand Island – 12

Bistro Burger

Ground beef patty is flame grilled, topped with aged cheddar, bacon jam and sweet onion relish – 12

Build a Burger

8 oz flame grilled, lean ground beef patty cooked to the temperature of your liking – 10 

Add any of the following for an additional charge

• American, cheddar, Swiss – 2

• bacon, fried jalapeños, sautéed onions – 3

Chicken Club

Grilled or Panko encrusted and fried breast of chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, cilantro lime sauce – 12

Pastrami Sandwich

Pastrami, mustard, grilled onions and Swiss on rye – 12

Meatloaf Sandwich

House meatloaf, peppers, onions, fried jalapeños and cheddar – 15 


Served with choice of potato of the day, rice or fries and vegetable of the day


with spicy ketchup glaze – 15


Pan-fried sirloin steak, pan prepared gravy (paprika, dry mustard, onions, beef stock and cream), fried onions – 18

Duck Manchurian

Duck breast is dipped in Manchurian batter, (onion, garlic, ketchup, tamari sauce, green chilies, red chili sauce, white vinegar, water and cornstarch), and deep-fried – 24

Pricutto Haddock

basil tomato butter Pan-seared haddock, prosciutto, mushroom tomato butter – 21

Steak and Sauce of the day


Vegetable Pad Thai

Stir fried vegetable of the day – 16

Beef Stroganoff

Cubed steak of the day is  dusted with flour and sautéed with peppers and onions, shallots, garlic, deglazed with red wine, finished with sour cream and served over pasta – 21

Shrimp and Scallop Stir Fry

Shrimp, scallops, peppers, onions basil,red pepper flakes and broccoli tossed in sweet chili sauce , served over rice – 24

Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo

Grilled chicken. broccoli, shallots, garlic, fresh herbs, wine, heavy cream and Parmesan cheese, served over pasta – 19

BBQ Pork Tenderloin

Grilled pork tenderloin painted with bourbon bbq sauce – 19

Fish & Chips

Panko encrusted and deep-fried haddock, fries & slaw – 17

Blackened Haddock

Haddock, Cajun spices, white hot iron skillet seared – 17

Gulf Shrimp

Fried, grilled or blackened large shrimp – 21


Grilled, seared, broiled or deep-fried large scallops – 24



Spicy Shrimp Risotto

Shrimp, Cajun seasoning, peppers, onions, garlic, risotto of the day – 24lg • 19sm

Haddock & Prosciutto Risotto

seared haddock, crispy prosciutto, blistered tomatoes, risotto of the day and balsamic glaze – 24lg • 19sm

Chicken Risotto

Grilled chicken, basil, tomato, spinach and risotto of the day

21lg • 17sm

Vegetable Risotto

Sautéed vegetables of the day atop risotto of the day

19lg • 15sm

Risotto of the day

12lg • 8sm

Seafood Risotto

Haddock, shrimp and scallops served over house Risotto of the day 24lg • 18sm

Pork Risotto

Grilled pork tenderloin,caramelized onions and toasted red 

pepper served over house Risotto of the day – 19lg • 15sm

Duck Risotto

Grilled duck breast, sage and goat cheese atop risotto of the day 22lg • 17sm



Please ask your waiter

Please note that items are subject to change without notice.


12 The By-Way  Boothbay Harbor

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