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Boathouse at Hendry's Beach

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Menu

Santa Barbara Shellfish Company Menu
SOUP AND SALAD​
New England Style Clam Chowder or Seasonal Bisque (we add bacon to our chowder)
4.50
Cup of Soup
7.95
Bowl of Soup
8.95
Bread Bowl of Soup
4.95
Side Caesar Salad
5.95
Side Garden Salad
3.95
Side Coleslaw
15.95
Shrimp Louie
Eight shrimp served over mixed greens w/ avocado, tomato, hard-boiled egg, croutons & Thousand Island dressing.
17.95
Dungeness Crab Louie
Fresh​ Dungeness Crab meat served over mixed greens w/ avocado, tomato, hard-boiled egg, croutons & Thousand Island dressing.
12.95
Avocado 14.45
Grilled Shrimp or Scallops on a Caesar Salad
Grilled on a skewer & served on a caesar salad.
BEVERAGES​
2.00
Bottled Water
2.00
Milk
2.00
Hot Chocolate
2.00
Hot Tea
2.00
Coffee
2.25
Coke
2.25
Diet Coke
2.25
Sprite
2.25
Lemonade
2.25
Ice Tea
SMALL BITES​
10.95
Coconut Shrimp
Six shrimp in raw coconut & fried. Served w/ coleslaw & garnished w/ onion rings.
12.95
Dungeness Crab Cocktail
Served over cabbage, pico de gallo, & avocado. Cocktail sauce & lemon on the side.
10.95
Santa Barbara Shrimp Cocktail
Seven​ chilled shrimp served w/ lemon & cocktail sauce.
10.95
San Ysidro Shrimp Cocktail
Six chilled shrimp over half an avocado. Served on a bed of greens w/ lemon & cocktail sauce.
9.95
Shrimp Ceviche
A family recipe. Served w/ lemon, lime & homemade tortilla chips.
Oysters on the Half Shell
Ask your server or check the oyster bar chalkboard for our daily selection. Mp
2.50
Oyster Shooters
Raw​ oyster shucked in a shot glass w/ cocktail sauce, lemon, horseradish & parmesan cheese.
14.95
Oyster Rockefeller
Our homemade recipe w/ a dash of pernod & topped w/ hollandaise sauce. (made w/ raw egg)
12.95
Garlic Baked Clams
Six Littleneck Clams topped w/ garlic, breadcrumbs & parmesan cheese.
3.50
Side of Onion Rings
FRESH FROM THE SEA​
12.95
Steamed Clams or Mussels
Served in a white wine garlic broth.
18.95
Cioppino
Crab legs, shrimp, scallops, clams, & mussels in our homemade Cioppino sauce. Served in a bread bowl & topped w/ parmesan cheese.
15.95
Steamed Local Crab
A pound & a half crab served w/ coleslaw & garnished w/ onion rings.
Alaskan King Crab
One pound of crab served w/ coleslaw & onion rings. Mp
FAVORITES​
13.95
Crab Cakes
Our homemade recipe of two pan fried crab cakes served w/ chipotle aioli sauce, coleslaw, & a garnish of onion rings.
10.95
Crab Sandwich
Crab salad sandwich on toasted sourdough bread. Served w/ coleslaw & garnished w/ onion rings.
9.95
Calamari Sandwich
Calamari steak sandwich beer-battered & fried. Served on ciabatta bread w/ a side of coleslaw & a garnish of onion rings.
12.95
Fried Calamari, Oysters, Shrimp, & Scallops
Your choice of one, two, three, or four of these shellfish favorites. Served w/ coleslaw & garnished w/ onion rings.
12.95
Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp sautéed in white wine, butter, & garlic. Served on a bed of rice.
12.95
Shrimp Tacos
Six sautéed shrimp served on warm corn tortillas w/ Spanish or white rice. Creamy salsa & avocado on the side.
Market
Lobster Tacos
Fresh lobster sautéed w/ tomatoes, shallots, garlic, & basil served on warm corn tortillas w/ Spanish or white rice. Creamy salsa & avocado on the side.
PASTAS​
14.95
Shrimp & Scallops Pasta
Sautéed​ in butter, garlic, white wine, & sun-dried tomatoes over a bed of linguini.
14.95
Calamari Pasta
Sautéed in butter, garlic, white wine, & sun-dried tomatoes over a bed of linguini.
Market
Lobster Pasta
Sautéed in butter, garlic, white wine, & sun-dried tomatoes over a bed of linguini.
14.95
Clam Linguini Pasta
Manila clams sautéed in butter, garlic, & cream sauce over a bed of linguini.
Santa Barbara FisHouse Dinner Menu
STARTERS​
2 claws +7.95
3 claws +9.95
San Miguel Island Rock Crab Claws
Local Rock crab claws served cracked & chilled over ice. Served w/ drawn butter, cocktail sauce, & roasted garlic aioli.
10.95
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Fresh Maine Lobster & macaroni pasta blended in our three cheese sauce, topped w/ panko bread crumbs & baked golden brown.
Market
Fresh Shucked Oysters
Daily Selection. A half dozen served w/ cocktail sauce, horseradish & lemon wedges.
12.95
Prawn Cocktail
Chilled Mexican White Prawns served w/ cocktail sauce & Pacific Rim salad.
12.95
Oysters Rockefeller
Our own version of the classic, baked & topped w/ fresh hollandaise sauce.
9.95
Prawn-ton
Five delicious prawns rolled in wonton wrappers w/ cilantro, served over spicy green beans & sweet Thai chilli sauce.
12.95
Dungeness Crab Cakes
With​ Pacific Rim salad & spicy red pepper aioli dipping sauce.
8.95
Fried Calamari
Lightly breaded & quickly fried, served w/ Pacific Rim salad & dipping sauce.
9.95
Coconut Shrimp
The finest White Shrimp rolled in sweet coconut & quickly fried.
8.95
Halibut Ceviche
Fresh halibut marinated in lime juice w/ chopped bell peppers, onion tomatoes & cilantro.
FRESH SEAFOOD​
22.95
Halibut
Halibut pan braised in white wine. Served w/ a fried potato pancake, sautéed spinach & roasted tomato sauce. Topped w/ goat cheese & caper butter.
19.95
Grilled Salmon
Grilled wild salmon basted w/ citrus butter & served w/ chive mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables.
19.95
Terriyaki King Salmon
Fresh grilled salmon served w/ stir-fry vegetables over white rice & topped w/ terriyaki sauce.
18.95
Petrale Sole
Delicious sole filets dusted in seasoned flour & sauteed w/ capers in butter & olive oil. Served w/ roasted potatoes & sauteed spinach.
18.95
Seafood Skewers
Fresh​ local fish w/ juicy shrimp, tender scallops, bell peppers, mushrooms & pineapple grilled & served over a bed of teriyaki rice.
22.95
FisHouse Cioppino
Fresh mussels, clams, scallops, shrimp, fish & a half local rock crab in a rich tomato & garlic broth topped w/ Parmesan cheese.
17.95
Pacific Snapper
Lightly dusted w/ spices & pan fried, served on crispy polenta w/ roasted red pepper sauce, Parmesan cheese & sautéed spinach.
18.95
Shrimp Scampi
Tender prawns sautéed in white wine, butter, capers & garlic. Topped w/ Parmesan cheese & served w/ linguini pasta & sautéed seasonal vegetables.
14.95
Fish & Chips
The finest Atlantic Cod, beer battered & fried golden brown. Served w/ fries & cole slaw.
22.95
Seared Ahi Tuna
The freshest fish available, dusted w/ sesame seeds & crushed black pepper & seared rare. Served over a bed of white rice & sauteed vegetables & topped w/ a ginger soy reduction & a wasabi cream sauce.
FROM THE LAND​
26.95
Bone in Rib-Eye
Fourteen ounce cut rolled in crushed black peppercorns, served w/ mashed potatoes & sautéed veggies.
26.95
New York Steak
Certified Angus corn-fed beef, charbroiled & brushed w/ a sweet whiskey marinade, served on chive mashed potatoes w/ fresh vegetables.
Half rack 16.95
Full rack 24.95
Baby Back Ribs
Tender pork ribs, slow cooked & basted w/ our sweet barbeque sauce, served w/ French Fries & veggies.
16.95
Hawaiian Chicken
Boneless skinless chicken breast in a Hawaiian marinade, grilled & served w/ pineapple fried rice & seasonal vegetables.
Steak & Grilled Prawns 26.95
Steak & Grilled Scallops 26.95
Steak & 1/2 Lobster Market
Steak & Whole Lobster Market
Combinations
USDA Prime Newport Beef "baseball cut" Top Sirloin served w/ chive mashed potatoes, sauteed seasonal vegetables & drawn butter.
About
We are not a dog friendly establishment, though located near a dog friendly beach.
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed our lunch at the Boathouse. Hendry's Beach was the attraction, but the best surprise was the Boathouse. Not only is the view from either the inside our outside dining areas great, but so is the food. The only downside is the lack of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Michael6539
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food OK if tepid, service hesitant, crowd & beach sketchy. No WiFi, one bathroom. No bargain. Free onsite parking the highlight. Didn’t get the fuss.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Globlog
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is always busy. It was good, I had the breakfast burrito which was very large. We also had the tacos, and Poke. No one was upset but it wasn’t spectacular. The fact that you get to sit right next to the beach is...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank GoneProPhoto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great, the service was fast and the view of the ocean was amazing. Our kids played on the sand while waiting for our table. Worth the 45 minute wait

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank E8684DWkellyt
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really wanted to like this restaurant given the unbelievable location right on the beach. They gave us one of the best tables outdoors (definitely reserve ahead of time and ask for outdoor seating), so it all started off great. The service was also very...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a last minute trip, my girlfriend & I decided to go get a bite and a drink, so we headed to the Boathouse... beautiful restaurant right on the beach, service was good and food was great! Thanks for a great start to our day..

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Extraordinary256826
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried to make reservation but they were all booked the whole weekend that we were there, so we couldn't get a reservation before hand. We ended up there on Sunday night around 5pm. The host said it would be an hour wait, which I...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank thaniyaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can’t beach the location of this restaurant. Every table overlooks the beach. Wait can be long on summer weekends but worth the wait! Their burger (off the menu) was amazing. Great list of cocktails to choose from and the ciopinno is one of the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Fromjessicaskitchen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled in a cove at waters edge,with both indoor and outdoor seating with a wonderful view. The service was fast and pleasant. My husband and I ate there a few times, both for breakfast and lunch, and both were delicious. There is ample parking.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank gloria F
Reviewed 1 week ago

i took myself here for lunch for my birthday in june. the food was good, the view of course great, my server very sweet, but i was totally unimpressed with the hostesses. even after my buzzer went off they kept me waiting with an empty...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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samtravels926
August 3, 2019|
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Response from mntmomma17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a bar. One side is outside and the other is inside.
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April 22, 2019|
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December 19, 2018|
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Yes we do offer a children's menu
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