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Wild Goose Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Shrimp Boat Cocktail
chilled poached shrimp served with cocktail sauce
Portuguese Quahog
two stuffed quahogs filled with diced clams, red and yellow peppers, linguica and portuguese sweet bread, baked to a golden brown and served with lemon
Maine Crab Cakes
pan-seared and served atop a mixed green, roma tomato and red onion salad, dressed with lemon and basil and drizzled with a roasted red pepper aioli
Crispy Calamari
fried calamari with pepper rings and kalamata olives, garnished with asiago cheese and served with marinara sauce
grilled artisan bread topped with basil pesto, roasted tomatoes and goat cheese
Spinach-artichoke Dip
creamy and bubbly served with tortilla chips
local littlenecks oven-baked with garlic, herbs, bell peppers and butter, topped with crisp bacon
Tuna Sashimi
seared sushi tuna served with wasabi, pickled ginger and asian cucumber slaw
Basket Of O-rings
beer battered jumbo onion rings fried to a golden brown, served with house made ancho chili pepper catsup
Hot Shot Oysters
plump oysters baked with red bell pepper, lime and tequila butter
Add Chicken $5.00, Scallops $6.00 Or Shrimp $7.00 To Any Salad
Cup $4.95
Bowl $7.5
Clam Chowder
voted cape cod lifes best chowder on the lower cape
Cup $3.5
Bowl $6.0
Stock Pot Soup
ask your server about tommys soup of the day
Baked French Onion
classic french onion soup topped with croutons and baked with swiss cheese
Cup $6.95
Bowl $8.75
Lobster Bisque
a goose specialty! rich and creamy finished with sherry and lobster meat
Chili Maple Chicken Salad
grilled maple marinated chicken, mandarin oranges, sun-dried cranberries, golden raisins, walnuts, cucumber, carrots and red bermuda onions, served on field greens tossed with a cran-raz vinaigrette
Grilled Salmon Salad
grilled atlantic salmon served on a salad of field greens, tossed with a light lemon-caper vinaigrette, tomato, bermuda onion, cucumber and hard-boiled egg
Petite $5.5
Entree $7.95
Garden Salad
mixed field greens, tomato, red onion, cucumber, carrots and croutons served with your choice of dressing
"the Wedge"
crisp iceberg lettuce, creamy bleu cheese dressing, tomato and smoked bacon
Petite $6.95
Entree $9.95
Caesar Salad
crisp romaine lettuce tossed with our own caesar dressing, asiago cheese and garlic croutons
Petite $11.95
Entree $9.95
Strawberry And Feta Salad
sliced strawberries, feta cheese and toasted almonds tossed with field greens and a sweet honey dijon mustard dressing
Market Price
Tavern Cod
fresh native cod baked with an herb crumb crust, served with italian stewed tomatoes, wilted spinach, and whipped potatoes
Market Price
Daily Catch....pure And Simple
ask your server for todays selection of fresh fish and choose to have it baked or grilled, served with vegetable du jour and herbed rice
Haddock Picatta
herb encrusted haddock fillet served over parmesan whipped potatoes and topped with a classic picatta sauce of tomatoes, capers, artichoke hearts, lemon, white wine and butter
Lobster Scallop Ravioli
sauteed maine lobster, sea scallops and mushrooms, served over cheese ravioli with a light garlic butter and wine sauce, finished with fresh herbs
Scallop Nantucket
sea scallops broiled in white wine and butter with red and yellow peppers, applewood smoked bacon, monterey jack and cheddar cheese served with whipped potatoes and vegetable du jour
Pistachio Salmon
north atlantic salmon topped with a pistachio nut and panko crumb crust, finished with a citrus lemon beurre blanc sauce, accompanied by rice and vegetable du jour
Grilled Swordfish
char-grilled swordfish topped with a mango-pineapple and poblano pepper salsa, served with vegetable and rice du jour
Seafood Bouillabaisse
lobster, shrimp, scallops, clams and mussels sauteed with garlic and leeks, simmered in a tomato-saffron stew, served with rice du jour
Sundance Shrimp
shrimp sauteed in olive oil, garlic, shallots, roma tomatoes, asparagus, black olives and spinach, finished with white wine, fresh herbs and butter, served over linguine
Market Price
Native Lobster
boiled or baked stuffed with a crabmeat stuffing served with corn on the cob, whipped potatoes and drawn butter
Filet Mignon
grilled filet of beef served with vegetable du jour, whipped potatoes and cabernet demi-glace
Peach Barbeque Pork Tenderloin
grilled pork tenderloin basted with our peach and bourbon barbeque sauce served with coleslaw, rice and corn on the cob
Beef Short Ribs
a wild goose favorite!!! slow roasted short ribs served over creamy great hills bleu cheese whipped potatoes and ovenroasted carrots, finished with a rich merlot demi-glace
Lamb Chops
grilled t-bone lamb chops topped with an herb demi-glace served with caramelized onion, whipped potatoes, vegetables and mint jelly
Chicken Francaise
delicately battered chicken breast sauteed with garlic, shallots and olive oil, simmered in a lemon and white wine sauce, topped with asiago cheese and served with spinach and rice
Pesto Chicken
grilled sliced chicken sauteed with fresh basil pesto, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, mushrooms and cream, tossed with penne pasta and finished with asiago cheese
Short Stack
grilled medallions of swordfish and filet mignon served with spinach and caramelized onions, stacked on a bed of whipped potatoes with lemon beurre blanc and demi-glace
Market Price
Lobster Salad Roll
classic lobster salad served on a traditional new england style roll, accompanied by french fries and coleslaw
Market Price
Fried Clams
fresh shucked clams battered and deep-fried, served with coleslaw, tartar sauce and french fries
Add Cheese $0.5
Add Bacon $0.95
Tavern Burger
8 oz. char-grilled angus beef burger served on a kaiser bun with french fries and a pickle
Market Price
Fish & Chips
fresh native cod lightly breaded and deep-fried, served with coleslaw, tartar sauce and french fries
a classic italian pizza with imported mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil and asiago cheesee
The 512
the gooses favorite pizza! basil pesto, crimini mushrooms, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese, finished with a drizzle of balsamic reduction
Shrimp & Basil Pizza
creamy roasted garlic puree, baby shrimp, mozzarella cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and basil
Bailey's Brownie Ice Cream Sundae
fudgy brownie served warm, topped with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, baileys liqueur and whipped cream
Creme Brulee
creamy vanilla custard with a caramelized sugar topping garnished with fresh raspberries and whipped cream
Very Berry Tart
blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries make this a summer delight served with raspberry couli, whipped cream and toasted almonds
Key Lime Pie
tart and delicious served with mango and kiwi couli and whipped cream
Berrys & Cake
angel food cake served with succulent raspberries, blackberries and strawberries accompanied by fruit couli and whipped cream
Cheesecake Lovers Cheesecake
the original cheesecake from cheesecake factory served with strawberry sauce
Chocolate Lava Cake
dense chocolate cake with a warm liquid chocolate center, creme anglaise, chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream
Old Fashioned Ice Cream Sundae
vanilla or chocolate ice cream with hot fudge sauce, jimmies, whipped cream and a cherry
Ice Cream Or Fruit Sorbet
gourmet selections of ice cream and sorbet
Cappuccino $4.0
Espresso $3.0
Latte $3.5
Cappuccino & Espresso
$16 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had an evening meal here in March 2019. First, the food presentation was impressive! I had the baked Atlantic cod with lemon and herbs. The fish was thick and flaky with good portion size. It’s was delicious! My husband had the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LA5JA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wild Goose Tavern is a clean and classy place located in the heart of Chatham. Excellent, upscale food, slightly pricey but I thought worth it. Their fish tacos were unusual - piled high with spiced corn and breaded/fried slices of jalapeno peppers - but...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TheMysticTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My child is celiac, and this is one of our go-to restaurants. They have a separate fryer for french fries, which as any GF eater knows, is the only way you can have fries out at a restaurant. For a GF kid that's a big...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WGH78
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

This is a very pretty place and has a nice atmosphere. It is convenient because it’s in the center of Chatham. Sometimes I’ve had really good food here but I wasn’t too impressed last night. I had lobster ravioli and I only detected one piece...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank martiefay
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We were here on NYE -couldn’t get a seat at the bar so shared a sandwich and had a couple of drinks in the dining room. Service was great. I had the Chatham Cosmo which I loved and we shared the tuna sandwich which was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lisadA4607XT
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We liked the ambiance and decor of the Wild Goose Tavern, and the food we had was certainly above average. Servings are large. My best advice if you go there is try to get Lorna as your server. She made this one of our memorable...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and her sister and brother-in-law had dinner at the Wild Goose Tavern. The food and the service was very average. I would not recommend it nor would I go back.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice quiet place being a sunday night, had the Cod that was great and a large portion size. Our server was very attentive and helpful. Id visit again for sure.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jake B
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We, like most everyone, love walking downtown Chatham-for no specific reason at all. 1st time in that pace, we noticed people gathering at entrance of The Wild Goose-a beautiful historical hotel & restuarant. Aglow with warmth (Sept.'18), the entire exterior filled w/ tables of lively...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DavidandBeatrice
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The food and drinks here were very good but the service was somewhat lacking - it seemed like it was 'just a job'.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Before Labor Day probably but after that maybe not.
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