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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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American, Bar
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SOUPS
New England Clam Chowder
light, creamy and full of clams and potatoes
USD 7
Old Fashioned Lobster Stew
thick and rich with cream, sherry and fresh lobster meat
USD 8
APPETIZERS
Spanakopita
spinach and feta in buttery phyllo
USD 10
Dolmathes
lamb filled grape leaves with yogurt and pita
USD 10
Maryland Style Crab Cake
saffron tomato jam, baby arugula with sherry vinaigrette
USD 13
SALADS
Garden Salad
Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, scallions, carrots and creamy balsamic vinaigrette
USD 5.5
USD 8.5
Classic Caesar
Crisp romaine, shaved parmesan & anchovies
USD 6.5
USD 9.5
Barker Greek Salad
Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, scallions, Kalamata olives, cucumbers, grated feta cheese & housemade dressing
USD 8
USD 10.5
Baby Arugula
Sweet grape tomatoes, crumbled goat cheese, candied pecans, balsamic & sherry vinaigrette
USD 7.5
USD 10.5
BUILD YOUR OWN ENTREE SALAD
Choose a protein to add to any large salad
Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast
USD 8.5
Marinated Beef Tips
USD 11
Petite Swordfish
USD 15
BARKER BURGERS
All our burgers are 1/2 pound USDA Prime Certified Black Angus served with beer battered sidewinder fries
Hamburger
USD 13
Cheeseburger
USD 14
Bacon Cheeseburger
USD 15
ENTREES
Barker's Fresh Pub Swordfish
Broiled, cajun or grilled with garlic herb butter, rice pilaf and fresh green beans
USD 22
Baby Back Ribs
red bliss potatoes and homemade cole slaw
USD 19
Grilled Marinated Beef Tips
BBQ sauce, whipped potatoes & fresh green beans
USD 20
Herb Crusted Haddock
Lemon caper buerre blanc, rice pilaf and green beans
USD 19.5
Pub Seafood Picatta
Shrimp, swordfish and scallops in a light white wine sauce with lemon, capers and and sun-dried tomatoes over fresh hand cut linguine
USD 20
Chicken Milanese
pan fried bonless breast of chicken, parmesan breading, rosemary - lemon demi, garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus and fresh arugula
USD 28
Seafood Casserole
Lobster, shrimp & scallops topped with our buttery ritz cracker stuffing with whipped potatoes and asparagus
USD 38
Black Angus 12 oz. New York Strip Steak
garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus and mushroom or brandy peppercorn sauce.
USD 44
Center Cut 8 oz. Filet Mignon
garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus and mushroom or brandy peppercorn sauce
USD 40
DAILY SPECIALS
These specials will change daily as supplies last
Pan Seared Chicken
sauteed breast of chicken, whipped potatoes, spinach and roasted garlic jus.
USD 18
Pork Chop Milanese
parmesan breading, lemon rosemary demi, fingerling potatoes and green beans.
USD 19.5
Grilled Salmon
butternut squash, roasted fingerling potatoes and garlic herb butter.
USD 28
14oz Porterhouse Steak
shallot bordelaise, baked stuffed potato and grilled asparagus
USD 38
KIDS MENU
Kid's Pasta
mac & cheese style tortellini
USD 8
Kids's Pizza
flatbread cheese pizza
USD 7
Kid's Chicken Fingers
served with sidewinder fries
USD 8
DESSERT
Chocolate Caramel Mousse Cake
Layers of chocolate cake & caramel mousse coated with rich chocolate ganache
USD 9
Pecan Pie a la Mode
an old fashioned family recipe
USD 7.5
Warm Brownie a la Mode
Gluten free, rich fudge brownie with hot fudge and whipped cream
USD 8.5
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

My brother-in-law declared the Beef Tournedos the best he’d ever had (and he is picky.) My hubby loved the Mediterranean swordfish (he is a swordfish fan and swordfish appears to a Barker Tavern specialty.) Clam Chowder was also excellent.

Date of visit: March 2020
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2020

We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner! The Beef Tournedos and Swordfish are definitely fan favorites. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we hope to see you in the restaurant again soon!

Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

The perfect spot for a cozy dinner on a winter night. Sitting by the fireplace in the restaurant that dates back to 1700's enjoying a delicious dinner. Prices are very reasonable, portions are generous, service was excellent.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Shelia, We are so happy you chose to dine with us and thank you for taking the time to leave us a wonderful review! We love that you were able to enjoy a nice dinner by the fireplace and appreciate our charming historic building. We...More

Reviewed November 24, 2019

My boyfriend and I sat at the bar for lunch. I had swordfish for lunch. It was amazing. Cooked perfectly. The bartender, Robin, was friendly and engaging. The portions were perfect. If you’re in a rush, don’t go here. It took awhile for our entrees...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2020

Thank you Robin for dining in the Pub with us. We are so glad you enjoyed your meal. The chefs take pride in ensuring each and every meal is cooked to perfection! We strive to create a warm and cozy atmospher in our Pub so...More

Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Cozy atmosphere and friendly staff. Patrons also friendly...just s very pleasant way to spend a Saturday night with friends. Top food items are the swordfish, the filet and the duck. Definitely end your dinner with the raspberry milfois.

Date of visit: November 2019
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Thank you Laura for spending your Saturday night with us! We are so glad you all enjoyed the swordfish, filet, and duck. It's always great to end the night with a sweet treat. We hope you come to visit us again soon!

Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

We had a 6 PM reservation and were seated immediately. The staff are truly an exceptional group of talented professional individuals. Our party had two people with food allergies and the staff member who was our table server was well-versed in every menu item that...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2020

Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your night. As a family business, we take pride in every aspect of the restaurant and are so happy to hear that your experience at...More

Reviewed October 21, 2019

We had our wedding reception here, and it couldn't have been more perfect. From the location, to the beautiful interior of this building, to the FOOD (we got so many compliments on that), and especially the people. Becca and is so far ahead of everything...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2020

Thank you so much for trusting us with such an important day in your life. We are so pleased to hear that your day was perfection! Becca and her team do a wonderful job making sure everything is taken care of so the happy couple...More

Reviewed September 21, 2019

Our first time at the Barker Tavern. Friends have been raving about the restaurant and their swordfish for years. I opted for the petite swordfish and one of my fellow diners opted for the signature swordfish entrée which is a much larger portion. Both dishes...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Welcome to the Barker Tavern Denise! We are so happy to hear that your first experience was enjoyable. It is our passion to bring fresh seafood dishes like our signature swordfish to our customers and support our local fisherman in our coastal town of Scituate....More

Reviewed July 10, 2019

The Barker is undoubtedly one of the finest restaurants in town. You can dine in a formal restaurant setting or in the "Back Bar" in more of a casual setting. You can get the same menu in either location. It's been said that you get...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

We are so honored to be your favorite restaurant! We love when customers come to celebrate with friends, old and new, at our establishment. Colin is definitely a mastermind behind the bar, as you said "whipping up" those delicious cocktails. Hope you visit us again...More

Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

Have been going to the Barker Tavern for over 20 years - what is amazing is the consistent excellence with their signature swordfish entrees. Last night I went with the Cajun petite swordfish. Absolutely perfect. And you can’t go wrong with the signature center cut....More

Date of visit: June 2019
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2020

We are so thankful you have continued to choose us as your dining destination for over 20 years! As a small family business, we take pride in every aspect of the restaurant and strive to consistently provide the very best experience for our customers each...More

Reviewed May 8, 2019

We went for my husband's birthday and once again the Barker did not disappoint. Patrick our server was pleasant, attentive and knowledgeable. The food and wine were both fabulous and we definitely be back!

Date of visit: May 2019
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shoreweb1634, Owner at Barker Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

We are so happy that you chose to celebrate your husband's birthday at the Barker Tavern! We love being a place that customers can come and celebrate special occasions with delicious food and wine. Cheers! Can't wait to have you back soon.

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I'm sorry to be getting back to you this late, if it's still not too late, I can only say, to call them. Sorry, i wasn't much more helpful.
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Yes, they are open on Tuesdays - the pub at 4pm, and the dining room at 5pm
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