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Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant

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Thu, 4/25
8:00 PM
2

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

APPETIZERS‎
11
Farm Fresh Cheese Sampler
trio of cheeses from New England
13
Lobster Potato Pancake
shredded potato, lobster, chipotle-crème fraiche
9
Wild Mushroom Torte
shiitake & portobello mushrooms, crepes, sweet vermouth-demi glace
10
Semolina Crusted Calamari
roasted garlic, sweet onions, white balsamic vinegar
11
Steamed Mussels
garlic, white wine, olive butter
11
Escargot
local dulse seaweed, garlic, wine, crostini
12
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp
house-made cocktail sauce
SOUPS‎
8
Surf Clam & Corn Chowder
oyster cracker-crostini
12
Lobster Bisque
rich & creamy traditional puree
12
Saco Bay Soup
scallops, mussels, fish, dulse seaweed, fennel-tomato broth, rouille crostini
SALADS‎
8
Garden Salad
carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, spring mix, house-made croutons
9
Strawberry, Spinach & Arugula Salad
roasted shallots, grana padano cheese, pistachios, white balsamic-honey dressing
9
Heart of Lettuce Salad
bacon, chopped egg, agave-blue cheese dressing
ENTREES‎
20
Quinoa Polenta
grilled vegetables, cauliflower mousse, marinara
23
Pan Seared Haddock
balsamic roasted tomatoes, herbs, white wine
25
Roast Monkfish Saddle
sweet potato, smoked bacon & apple hash
24
Orecchiette Pasta Maison
shrimp, scallops, salmon, mussels, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, garlic & herb cream
28
Seared Sea Scallops
arugula, roasted corn, lime salsa
26
Jamaican Charred Salmon
roasted sweet peppers, island rum, mango cream
27
Charbroiled Swordfish
baby bok choy, ginger-scallion thai sauce
19
Caribbean Chicken Salad
mango, fresh fennel, spring greens, pepitas, sesame-ginger dressing
23
Sautéed Breast of Chicken
fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil
28
12 oz New York Sirloin Steak
habanero caramelized onions
DESSERTS‎
8.00
Hand-Crafted by Our Chefs
Strawberry Pavlova
Baked meringue stacked with fresh strawberries, passion fruit coulis ~
Chocolate Expresso Torte
Chocolate genoise layered with mocha mousse and garnished with espresso sauce.
Chocolate Truffee
Rich chocolate pate with raspberry puree.
Strawberry Rhubarb Tart
Cheesecake
With fresh blueberries
Creme Caramel
Banana Praline Crepe
House specialty! A crepe stuffed with bananas, ice cream and finished with butterscotch, nuts and whipped cream.
Coffee and espresso drinks are available.
COFFEE & ESPRESSO SPIRITS‎
8.00
Dark Angel
Amaretto and espresso served with whipped cream and slivered almonds
8.00
Cafe Alla Borgia
Apricot brandy and espreso served with a twist of lemon
8.00
Espresso Romano
Sambuca and espresso served with a twist of lemon
8.00
Cafe Coindran
Steamed brandy, cointreau and espresso topped with whipped cream.
8.50
Irish Coffee
The traditional irish whiskey, hot coffee and whipped cream
8.50
Choco-Mint Coffee
Vandermint and coffee, topped with whipped cream, sprinkled with chocolate
8.50
Jamaican Coffee
Tia‎ maria, jamaican rum and hot coffee, served with whipped cream, topped with chocolate or cinnamon
8.50
Graham Cracker Coffee
Frangelica‎ and amaretto mixed with coffee, garnished with whipped cream and cinnamon
8.50
Cafe a L'Orange
Coffee and grand marnier. Topped with whipped cream and an orange wedge
8.50
Spanish Coffee
Kahlua, brandy and whipped cream
SUNDAY BREAKFAST‎
5.95
Canadian Crepes
Four thin pancakes served with 100% maple syrup.
7.95
Strawberry Crepes
Two crepes filled with strawberries, topped with cream.
9.95
Nova Scotia Crepes
Scrambled eggs, smoked salmon, leeks and capers wrapped in a crepe with hollandaise sauce.
8.95
Caremelized Stuffed French Toast
Strawberry, banana, and cream cheese.
9.95
Roasted Pepper, Chorizosausage, and Cheese Frittata
Homefries and toast
10.95
Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs on ham and English muffins with hollandaise sauce. homefries.
11.95
Smoked Salmon Benedict
Poached eggs served with smoked salmon, English muffins, and hollandaise. homefries.
12.95
Angus Benedict
Poached eggs, steak, arrugula, English muffin, and cheese sauce. homefries.
8.95
Veggie Benne
Poached eggs, fresh tomato, spinach, English muffin, and an herbed hollandaise sauce.
8.95
Eggs Sardot
Poached‎ eggs served over a bed of spinach and topped with a cheese sauce. Homefries and toast.
SURFSIDE BREAKFAST‎
Fresh from the grill
Please honor our request for no substitutions
3.95
Creton +5.95
Bacon +5.95
Ham +5.95
Sausage +5.95
Maple syrup +1.95
1 Egg, Homefries & Toast
Choice‎ of creton, bacon, ham or sausage
4.95
Creton +6.95
Bacon +6.95
Ham +6.95
Sausage +6.95
Maple syrup +1.95
2 Eggs, Homefries & Toast
Choice of creton, bacon, ham or sausage
10.50
Maple syrup +1.95
Mariner's Breakfast
2 eggs, 2 pancakes, 2 bacon slices, 2 sausage links, homefries & toast
11.95
Maple syrup +1.95
Steak & Eggs
6oz. Pan-seared sirloin, 2 eggs, homefries & toast
4.95
Creton +6.95
Bacon +6.95
Ham +6.95
Sausage +6.95
Maple syrup +1.95
2 Eggs & Sliced Tomatoes
Choice of creton, bacon, ham or sausage
5.95
Maple syrup +1.95
Malted Belgian Waffle
8.95
Maple syrup +1.95
Maple Pecan and Banana Waffle
8.50
Maple syrup +1.95
Strawberry Belgian Waffle
With fresh strawberries & whipped cream
CHILDREN'S MENU‎
5.00
Grilled Cheese W/Chips
7.00
Chicken Fingers
8.00
Fish of the Day
8.00
Black Angus Sirloin
5.00
Pasta W/Sauce
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My opening title was the statement by one of my dining companions who has traveled, is a wonderful cook herself and knows good food. The occasion was a small birthday celebration and we wanted good food and nice ambience and not loud. We scored on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sallyclapp
Reviewed March 17, 2019

What Beautiful Views and Fabulous Food !! A great atmosphere and wonderful service. We have eaten here as a group and as a couple and have never been disappointed ! The service is fine and the overall atmosphere is lovely. It's within walking distance to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bayley11
Reviewed February 10, 2019

The service was excellent. The food was delicious. We were not too hungry so we asked if we could split a large steak entree. No problem. We were seated beside a large open set of doors to the view of the ocean that was quite...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank svbenoit
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This was our last day of our vacation before a two day drive home started so we wanted to be sure and eat a great place for dinner. It was off season so a lot of places weren't open but by chance we saw the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank meatain
Reviewed January 7, 2019

My daughter's wedding was held at Joseph's by the Sea and we have also enjoyed breakfast for two as well as a brunch with a group of friends from out of state. Each time the food and service were great and the view is amazing....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Denise L
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Went there with friends , nice atmospere Ovean View, wait staff was efficien, food was very good. It is a little on the expensive side but I do not put price on a good meal and atmosphere. We would go back for sure.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank leo13lac
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Enjoyed and end of the season ( they are closed in the winter) Sunday brunch with family. We all enjoyed our meals of Eggs Benedict or omelets, while chatting and looking out at the ocean and Wood Island Lighthouse. A lovely brunch experience and great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 365joane
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Open for breakfast and dinner. Close to downtown Old Orchard Beach. Varied menu choices, all very good. There is also catering for events (weddings, etc) with a garden function room. where the doors can be open to a lovely lawn area only yards away from...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Randy L
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent and all diners have a view of Old Orchard Beach and the ocean. Nice seating options and food and wine choices. Service was prompt but impersonal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paulae418
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We got quite a shock to discover Old Orchard Beach was basically closed down for the season, and only had 2 choices of restaurants open the night we were there. We chose Joseph's and we're so pleased we did. The restaurant had lovely sea views...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Wingswept18
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Definitely yes.
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I , myself , do not know if they have take out .
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I was able to get a dessert as take out but they do not provide eating utensils.
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