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Lighthouse Restaurant and Dock Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Signature Crab Dip
Our blend of crabmeat, rich cream cheese, sour cream & spices baked until golden, served with warm bread baguettes
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Eight skewered sea scallops wrapped in smoked bacon, fried and smothered in sweet bourbon sauce
Fried Calamari
Tubes & tentacles lightly breaded then flash fried until golden brown, served with homemade marinara sauce
Crab Dip Pizza
Naan bread crust, topped with our signature crab dip and cheddar jack cheese then baked until golden
Prince Edward Island Mussels
Sautéed in butter, crushed garlic & oregano, served with garlic bread
Crab Tower
Layer of fresh diced avocado, mango salsa and lump crab meat drizzled with our lime Sriracha sauce, served chilled
Rockfish Bites
Chunks of rockfish lightly breaded & fried until golden, served with spicy Boom-Boom sauce
Oysters Rockefeller
Five oysters on the half shell topped with creamed spinach, crumbled bacon and shaved parmesan cheese, baked until golden
Ahi Tuna Nachos
Blackened rare Ahi tuna sliced thin, layered on wonton chips with seaweed salad, mango-pineapple salsa then drizzled with cucumber-wasabi sauce
Clam Strips
Strips of tender surf clams, hand breaded and fried until golden, served with cocktail sauce
Cup $6.0
Bowl $8.0
Cream of Crab
Made with a touch of sherry
Cup $5.0
Bowl $7.0
Maryland Vegetable Crab Soup
Tomato base with vegetables
Cup $5.5
Bowl $7.5
Half and Half
Mixture of Maryland Crab and Cream of Crab
Crock $6.0
French Onion
Caramelized sweet onions in a rich beef broth with a touch of sherry, topped with croûtons and Swiss cheese
Super Food Salad
Chopped kale and romaine lettuce topped with crumbled feta, diced beets, craisins, shredded carrots, red onion, quinoa and frosted walnuts and croûtons
Caesar Salad
Chopped romaine lettuce tossed in our creamy caesar dressing, topped with parmesan cheese and croûtons
Cobb Salad
Chopped romaine lettuce topped with crumbled bacon, avocado, corn, tomato, hard boiled egg, crumbled bleu cheese and croûtons
Spinach Salad
Fresh baby spinach topped with red onion, fresh mushrooms, hard boiled egg, crumbled bacon, frosted walnuts and croûtons
Soba Noodle Salad
Soba noodles tossed with fresh veggies and a sesame ginger vinaigrette, served cold
Greek Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce topped with red onion, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, Kalamata olives, pepperoncinis, crumbled feta cheese, and croûtons
House Salad
Crisp romaine and spring mix lettuce topped with cucumber, red onion, shredded carrot, grape tomatoes and croûtons
Chicken Breast
grilled or blackened
Fried Chicken Tenders (4)
Shrimp (8)
fried, grilled or blackened
"Original" or "Angry Style" Crab Cake
fried or broiled
Rockfish Fillet
broiled, fried or blackened
Sea Scallops (4)
broiled, fried or blackened
Blackened Rare Ahi Tuna
Chilled Jumbo Lump Crabmeat
Steamed Shrimp
Half pound, Full pound
Snow Crab Legs
2 lbs
(6) $6.0
(12) $10.0
(36) $27.0
Steamed Cherrystone Clams
(6) $11.0
(12) $18.0
(36) $45.0
Served on the half shell or steamed
Served with your choice of two sides (unless otherwise noted*). Add to any entrée: Crab Cake "Original" or "Angry Style" $16, Shrimp (8) Fried, Grilled or Blackened $9, Crab Imperial $16, Fried Oysters (6) $10, Sea Scallops (4) Fried, Grilled or Blackened $12, Lobster Tail (6 oz.) $15, Cluster of Snow Crab Legs $9
One Cake $23.0
Two Cakes $36.0
The "Original" Crab Cake
Six ounces of Jumbo Lump crabmeat blended with our secret ingredients, served fried or broiled
One Cake $23.0
Two Cakes $36.0
"Angry Style" Crab Cake
Spicier version of our "Original" crab cake, served fried or broiled
Crab Imperial Stuffed Rockfish
Rockfish fillet topped with our signature Jumbo Lump Crab Imperial. Then baked until golden
Chicken Breast
Two tender boneless chicken breasts served plain or basted with BBQ or sweet bourbon sauce. If you like it a little spicy, try it blackened with Cajun seasonings
Two rockfish fillets served broiled, blackened or fried
Ultimate Seafood Platter
Combination of rockfish, sea scallops, shrimp and your choice of "Original" or "Angry Style" crab cake, served fried or broiled
Patuxent Chicken Breast
Tender chicken breast topped with our signature Jumbo Lump Crab Imperial, then oven roasted
Crab Imperial
Jumbo Lump crabmeat folded into our rich and flavorful imperial sauce then baked until golden brown
Signature Pasta*
Shrimp and scallops served on top of homemade fettuccine alfredo, then topped with scallions and bacon, served with garlic bread
Chicken Alfredo*
Grilled or blackened chicken breast on top of homemade fettuccine alfredo, served with garlic bread
add sauteed onions and / or mushrooms $3
Bleu Cheese & Balsamic
Melted Bleu cheese & a sweet balsamic reduction
Double Cut Pork Chop
12 oz. Bone-in double cut pork chop, grilled and basted with our homemade honey rosemary balsamic glaze
Fried Shrimp
Fresh peeled & deveined shrimp hand breaded to order then fried until golden brown
Stuffed Shrimp
Four butterflied shrimp topped with Jumbo Lump crab balls then baked to perfection
Fried Oysters
Fresh oysters, lightly breaded and fried
Steak & Cake
The best of both worlds! Our center cut 8 ounce Filet Mignon accompanied by one of our Jumbo Lump crab cakes. Your choice of "Original" or "Angry Style", served fried or broiled
Served with our homemade crab chips. Upgrade to french fries $2 or onion rings $3
"Original" Crab Cake Sandwich
Six ounces of Jumbo Lump crabmeat blended with our secret ingredients, served fried or broiled
"Angry Style" Crab Cake Sandwich
A spicier version of our "Original" crab cake served fried or broiled
Wanamaker's Steak Sandwich
Center cut 6 oz. Filet Mignon grilled to your liking
Portabella Mushroom Sandwich
Marinated and grilled portabella mushroom topped with grilled red peppers, sautéed spinach, onions and choice of cheese
Chicken Chesapeake Wrap
Tender grilled chicken breast, our signature crab dip, shredded cheddar jack cheese and crumbled bacon wrapped in a warm Old Bay tortilla
Boom-Boom Shrimp Wrap
Half pound of medium sized shrimp, lightly breaded, fried and tossed in our homemade Boom-Boom sauce, wrapped in an warm Old Bay tortilla with lettuce and tomato
Our burgers are made with a custom blend of ground chuck, shortrib and brisket. All burgers are served with our homemade crab chips. Upgrade to french fries $2 or onion rings $3
Colossal Burger
Sautéed onions, mushrooms, bacon with your choice of cheese
Surf and Turf Burger
Served topped with a fried 6 oz. lobster tail and your choice of cheese
Crab Dip, Cheddar Bacon Burger
Southwest Burger
BBQ sauce, bacon, cheddar cheese, jalapeños, fried onion ring
California Burger
Topped with fresh avocado, bacon, provolone cheese and sweet Thai chili sauce
Ahi Tuna Burger
Fresh ground Ahi tuna, ginger, garlic and Sriracha, then grilled to a medium rare, served topped with provolone cheese, cucumber wasabi sauce and seaweed salad
Bleu Cheese, Bacon and Balsamic Glaze Burger
Our Famous Crab Chips
Baked Potato
Baked Sweet Potato
French Fries
Onion Rings
Side Salad
Cinnamon and Vanilla Applesauce
Vegetable of the Day
Mashed Red Potatoes
Beautiful Waterfront Restaurant, with great Quality Food and Drinks!
$10 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a business lunch. Was excited as I had heard good things about this place. It has a nice atmosphere and great views of the water. My lunch was missing the lettuce and tomato so I had no other flavors other than the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eating at the Lighthouse since before the fire, and since before Rusty left Clark's Landing to run the kitchen. My family ties to the area go back to the Eighties. But I had been gone for a lot of years, and only...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dan K
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

I and my husband decided to try a happy hour menu, we never been in this place before. The beer is $2 and wine is $3, all apps from the menu is half priced ( besides two and I don’t remember which once) anyway, food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ekaterinap786
Reviewed November 29, 2018

The waitress first brought us our menus then disappeared and was seen talking at another table with what appeared to be friends. When she came back we ordered coffee and ice tea. As she is taking the order she stops, turns and states, " that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Norm B
Reviewed November 22, 2018

The food was great, staff also very nice and personal atmosphere. I recommend this place very much! next time bringing my wife too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AndrewCollin
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting family nearby and stopped by here last Wednesday for a late lunch. We were seated immediately at a window table inside with beautiful views of the marina. The waitress was friendly and prompt. We asked for recommendations as what was good on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robertoisfun
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Our server Kris (hope I spelled her name right) was great! I am gluten free and she helped me find menu selections that I could eat. She was cheerful and helpful! The food was good and it was hot and fresh. We will be returning!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank D G
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Stopped in for a beer, and ordered take out. What a great idea, I had the Angry Crab Cake, very good and not spicy just more flavor than the regular crab cake. Friend had Fish stuffed with Crab and said it was great. Love the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisa R
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to this restaurant. And it was delightful! The view of the marina, the choice of sitting inside or outside, allowed people to be casual or intimate. Our seafood choices were true works of art. Their presentation was beautiful and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen V
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We stopped in for lunch on a great day for riding motorcycles. Service was excellent, the food was very good and the view of the water is calming. Will go back next time we are in the area.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ed W
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July 3, 2017|
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Response from fastfishracer | Reviewed this property |
most of the time its to pace rhe service. if a waitress gets too many tables to serve at one time the customers suffer
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Lj R | Reviewed this property |
Enjoy the crab cakes
Jaylene D
August 29, 2016|
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3 to 6 M - Th; 2 to 5 on F
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