Serving Lunch & Dinner 11:30-8:30❄️ NEW winter menu ❄️

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 11:45am

Story Location:
12 The By-Way
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
United States

 12 The By-Way • Boothbay Harbor
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 Serving Lunch 
 Saturday and Sunday
 11:30 - 8:30 pm
 Serving Dinner
 4 pm - 8:30 pm
 Closed Tuesday

Tapas Bar & Restaurant

BBQ Shrimp & Roasted Corn Salsa
Grilled large shrimp, orange chipotle sauce, roasted corn salsa ~ 18
Scallops & Mushrooms
Pan-seared scallops, pan-roasted mushrooms, goat cheese sauce, truffle oil ~ 18
Scallops & Maine Blueberry Sauce
Pan-seared scallops, spicy blueberry sauce, homemade Maine potato chip ~ 18
Firecracker Chicken
Breaded and deep-fried chicken, Bistro firecracker sauce, pickled carrots, blue cheese dressing ~ 12
Bistro Wings
Chef Karin has a different wing feature daily! Ask your server what today’s wing creation is ~ 12
Crispy Gnocchi
Pan-fried gnocchi, mushrooms, onion, garlic, fresh herbs, parmesan cheese, arugula, truffle oil ~ 15
Polenta & Mushrooms
Cheesy pan-fried polenta, creamy mushroom sauce, crumbled goat cheese ~ 15
Warm Pretzel
Served with beer cheese dipping sauce and whole grain mustard ~ 10
Honey Garlic Tofu
Seared tofu bites, honey garlic tamari sauce, seaweed salad and pickled carrots ~ 10
Cheesy Pork Empanadas
Served with Pico de Gallo and spicy ranch ~ 12


Haddock Taco
Blackened or fried haddock, Mexican slaw, with chipotle sauce ~ 12
Pork Belly Taco
Crispy pork belly, Korean BBQ sauce, pickled cucumbers and carrots ~ 12
Chicken Taco
Blackened chicken, Pico de Gallo salsa, lettuce, queso fresco, cilantro lime crema ~ 12
Spicy Pork Taco
Chipotle spiced ground pork, lettuce, queso fresco, Pico de Gallo ~ 12
Scallop Taco
Blackened scallops, roasted corn salsa, lettuce, cilantro lime crema ~ 14


Soup of the Day 
Cup & Bowl ~ Market
Mixed greens, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, balsamic dressing ~ 10 • 7
Romaine hearts, Caesar dressing, croutons, parmesan cheese ~ 12 • 8
Arugula Salad
Arugula, roasted mushrooms, caramelized onions, blue cheese crumbles, balsamic dressing ~ 15 
Mexican Salad
Chopped romaine, spicy ranch dressing, roasted corn salsa, fried tortilla strips ~ 15

For an additional charge add any of the following to the above listed salads!
Grilled or Blackened:
Chicken 10
Shrimp 12
Scallops 14
Haddock 10

Served with fries

Haddock Sandwich
Served fried or blackened on a bulky roll with lettuce, tomato, and a side of chipotle aioli ~ 16
Haddock Reuben
Blackened or fried haddock, Swiss cheese, slaw and spicy thousand island served on grilled rye ~ 19
Catch Sandwich
Served grilled or blackened on a bulky roll with lettuce, tomato, and chipotle aioli ~ Market
Pastrami Sandwich
Pastrami, Swiss cheese, mustard, and caramelized onions on grilled rye bread ~ 18
Blackened Chicken
Pesto Sandwich Blacken chicken, roasted red pepper, pesto sauce, Swiss cheese, brioche bun ~ 16
Chicken Parmesan
Grilled breast of chicken, spicy tomato sauce, parmesan, tomato, arugula on grilled sourdough ~ 16
Chicken Burrito
Fried chicken strips, sweet and spicy chili sauce, cheddar jack cheese, corn salsa, grilled flour tortilla ~ 16
BBQ Pork Burrito
Grilled pork tenderloin, BBQ sauce, pineapple salsa and a grilled flour tortilla ~ 15
Crispy Tofu Burrito
Golden brown tofu, pickled carrots, pineapple salsa, tamari agave glaze, grilled flour tortilla ~ 15
Bistro Grilled Cheese
Cheddar, Swiss and American cheese, bacon, tomato, and arugula on grilled sourdough ~ 16
Steak House Burger
8 oz Lean ground beef patty grilled to perfections and served of a brioche bun ~ 14
for an additional $2 each: Cheddar • Swiss • American • Blue cheese • Goat cheese • Bacon • Sautéed onions • Sautéed mushrooms

Fries 5
Sweet Fries 6
Potato, Rice, or Vegetable of the Day 5


Seafood Risotto
A medley of catch of the day, shrimp and scallops are sautéed with extra virgin olive oil, garlic and shallots served atop risotto of the day ~ 36
Scallop Risotto
Pan-seared scallops, mushroom risotto, arugula, and truffle oil ~ 32
Spicy Shrimp Risotto
Large shrimp are sauteed with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, peppers, onions, scallions, and Cajun seasonings, served atop risotto of the day ~ 29
Haddock Risotto
Pan-seared haddock, sun-dried tomato basil risotto, balsamic drizzle ~ 28
Chicken Risotto
Blackened chicken served atop three cheese risotto with caramelized onions and corn salsa ~ 26
Pork Risotto
Brown sugar and bourbon glazed pork tenderloin served atop risotto du jour with crumbled blue cheese ~ 26
Pork Belly Risotto
Crispy pork belly tossed in orange teriyaki sauce atop three cheese risotto ~ 26
Smoked Salmon Risotto
Housed smoked salmon atop three cheese risotto, topped with pickled cucumbers ~ 28
Veggie Risotto
An array of fresh vegetables served atop risotto of the day with grilled tofu ~ 21
Risotto of the Day
A different creation daily! ~ 16

Add any of the following grilled or blackened toppers for an additional charge:

Chicken 10
Shrimp 12
Scallops 14
Haddock 12
Catch 16



Scallop Alfredo
Pan-seared scallops served atop a fettuccine mushroom Alfredo ~ 32
Chicken Alfredo
Grilled chicken breast, fettuccine pasta, classic Alfredo sauce ~ 26
Shrimp El Nino Pasta
Shrimp, peppers, onions, garlic, mushrooms sautéed over pasta and spicy tomato sauce ~ 26
Gnocchi and Pork
Crispy gnocchi, grilled pork tenderloin, mushroom sage Alfredo ~ 26
Pasta Primavera
Mushrooms, onion, tomatoes, peppers, garlic, herbs, EVOO, parmesan cheese ~ 21
Pasta Carbonara
Onions, garlic, bacon, prosciutto, fresh herbs, heavy cream, parmesan, pasta ~ 21
Fettuccine Spicy A la Vodka
Sauce vodka, red sauce, cream, crushed red pepper, and hot sauce ~ 21
Haddock and Roasted Tomato
Pan seared haddock, topped with roasted tomato basil butter ~ 26
Gnocchi & Tasso
Crispy gnocchi, Tasso ham, EVOO, onions, peppers, garlic, finished with parmesan cheese ~ 24
Polenta & Pork
Crispy polenta, grilled pork tenderloin, blueberry maple Bourbon glaze ~ 26
Catch of the Day
Prepared different daily ~ Market
Steak of the Day
Different cut prepared daily ~ Market
Hunter Schnitzel
Thinly pounded pork tenderloin served in a bacon mushroom onion cream sauce ~ 26
Honey Garlic Chicken
Grilled chicken breast glazed with a honey, garlic tamari sauce and topped with pickled carrots ~ 24
Gnocchi & Prosciutto
Crispy gnocchi tossed in Alfredo, topped with prosciutto, basil and sun-dried tomatoes ~ 22
Mediterranean Polenta
Crispy polenta served with mushrooms, onion, tomatoes, garlic, peppers, herbs and finished with EVOO and parmesan cheese ~ 21
Firecracker Tofu
Golden brown fried tofu, smother in sweet spicy chili sauce, served with rice and vegetables ~ 21
Fried, Grilled, Or Blackened
Served with fries and slaw
Shrimp ~ 29
Haddock ~ 28
Scallops ~ 32

* Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, fish, seafood, shellfish, oysters or eggs may increase your risk of food born illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Bistro Drink Menu
House Wines
9 Glass • 30 Carafe (Liter)
Estrella ~ Chardonnay & Cabernet, Alverdi ~ Pinot Grigio

Premium Wines on Tap
10 Glass • 36 Carafe (Liter)
Always first glass fresh at the perfect temperature

1) Bellafina Prosecco ~ Italy • France

2) J Vineyards Pinot Gris

3) Sabine Rose ~ Provence

4) Liberty School Chardonnay ~ California

5) Starborough Sauvignon Blanc ~ Marlborough, New Zealand

6) Dry Creek Vineyard Chenin Blanc

7) Liberty School Cabernet ~ California

8) Pacific Standard Pinot Noir ~ California

By the Bottle or Glass

MacRosti Chardonnay ~ California 12/36

Masottina Prosecco ~ Italy 15/45

Ame du Vin Rose ~ Cotes de Provence, France 12/36

Nik Weis, St. Urbans HOF ~ Mosel, Germany 12/36

Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon ~ California 15/45

Clos Du Bois Merlot ~ California 12/36

Catena “Vista Flores”, Malbec ~ Argentina 12/36

Bottle Only

Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay ~ Russian River Valley, California 45

Rustenburg Chenin Blanc ~ Stellenbosch, South Africa 36

Firesteed Pinot Noir ~ Oregon 30

Migration Pinot Noir ~ Russian River, California 60

J Lohr “Hill Top”, Cabernet ~ Paso Robles, California 45

Silver Oak Cabernet ~ Napa Valley 140

Duckhorn Merlot ~ Napa Valley ~ California 60

Old Ghost Zinfandel ~ Lodi, California 65

Maine Beer on Tap

Thirsty Botanist IPA Boothbay Craft Brewery ~ 7.5

Ken Brown, Brown Ale Boothbay Craft Brewery ~ 7.5

Allagash White Allagash Brewing Company ~ 7

Ishmael Copper Ale Rising Tide Brewery ~ 7

Thresher Lager Thresher Brewing Company ~ 7

Portland Pale Ale Lone Pine Brewing Company ~ 7

Bottle Beer

Budweiser ~ 4.25

Bud Light ~ 4.25

Coors Light ~ 4.25

Miller Light ~ 4.25

Michelob Ultra ~ 4.25

PBR ~ 3.75

Sam’s Boston Lager ~ 5.50

Heineken ~ 5.50

Corona ~ 5.50

Guinness ~ 5.50

Twisted Tea ~ 5.50

Heineken 00 (Non-Alcoholic) ~ 5

Cider & Hard Seltzer

Downeast Unfiltered Cider ~ 6

Press Pomegranate Hard Seltzer ~ 6.50



Cranky Mule 
Tito’s Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Ginger Beer

Boathouse Paloma
Milagro Silver Tequila, Elder’s Grapefruit, grapefruit and cranberry juice

Winter Parka
Maker’s Mark Bourbon, House-made Spiced Agave Syrup and cranberry juice

Holly Jolly Martini
Tanqueray Gin, Campari, Sloe Gin, House-made Agave Syrup

Drummer Boy
Don Q Silver Rum, House-made Agave syrup, Orange Juice, Grenadine, Club Soda

* Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, fish, seafood, shellfish, oysters or eggs may increase your risk of food born illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

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