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BG's Boathouse

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STARTER‎
Bowl (12 oz.) 6.75
Cup 4.50
Seafood Chowder or Clam Chowder
Soup of the day
Ask your server about today’s selection
9.99
Lobster Bisque
A thick, puréed bisque served in a 12 oz. bowl topped w/ a lobster claw
7.99
Peel & Eat Shrimp
8 medium fantail shrimp served w/ our own cocktail sauce
7.99
Buffalo Wings
Spicy breaded wings served w/ blue cheese & vegetable garnish
7.99
Buffalo Tenders
Breaded & golden fried all white chicken tenders smothered in our homemade hot sauce
SIDES‎
2.99
Coleslaw
Our own recipe
2.99
Corn on the Cob
In season
3.99
French Fries
2.99
Cottage Cheese
Batter dipped & golden fried!
13.99
Whole Clams
12.99
Oysters
8.99
Calamari
7.99
Chicken Tenders
8.99
Smelts
9.99
Clam Strips
LITE APPETITE‎
10.99
Fish ‘N Chips
A New England tradition. Lightly batter dipped haddock golden fried & served w/ our homemade coleslaw & French fries
8.99
Golden-Fried Chicken Basket
All‎ white batter dipped chicken tenders w/ French fries. Served w/ honey mustard or BBQ sauce
6.99
Vegetarian Burger
Char-grilled & served on a toasted deli roll w/ lettuce & fresh tomato, w/ French fries
5.99
Zucchini
Fresh, hand sliced, breaded w/ Italian spices & golden fried, served w/ spicy ranch dip
6.99
French Fried green beans
Batter dipped & golden fried, served w/ spicy ranch dip
6.99
Golden-Fried Mushrooms
Fresh & lightly breaded, served w/ spicy ranch dip
10.99
Crab Cakes
Two Maryland crab cakes golden fried & served w/ our own cocktail sauce
5.99
Mozzarella Sticks
Breaded & golden fried, served w/ marinara sauce
4.99
Onion Rings
Our signature appetizer. Fresh, hand cut, batter dipped & golden fried
Market
Steamers
Fresh clams steamed & served w/ drawn butter. lb. or 2 lbs
SALADS‎
5.99
House Salad
Generous tossed salad w/ Romaine lettuce & fresh cucumber, tomato, green pepper & red onion served w/ choice of dressing
White albacore tuna salad 9.99
All white meat chicken salad 9.99
Lobster meat 16.99
Salad w/ a Scoop
Our House Salad served w/ your choice of:
Tossed Salad Grill
Our House Salad topped w/ choice of:
8.99
Boathouse Burger
Our char-grilled burger w/ your choice of cheese, bacon, lettuce & fresh tomato slice. Served w/ French fries
7.49
Burger
Fresh ground beef char-grilled & served on a toasted deli roll w/ French fries
LUNCH‎
Golden Fried Seafood Baskets & Rolls
Batter dipped & golden fried, served w/ French fries
13.99
Tender Sea Scallops
12.99
Chesapeake Bay Oysters
9.99
Clam Strips
8.99
Calamari
10.99
Baby Shrimp
13.99
Whole Clams
Served w/ French fries.
16.99
Lobster Roll
Made to order w/ lobster meat, piled on lettuce in a toasted roll
8.99
Cheese +9.50
Fish Sandwich
Fresh haddock golden fried & served on a toasted deli roll
MINI MEALS‎
Served w/ our homemade coleslaw & French fries
17.99
Mini Seafood Platter
Whole clams, haddock & baby shrimp all batter dipped & golden fried
11.99
Mini Jumbo Shrimp
3 large fantail gulf shrimp golden fried, char-grilled or blackened w/ pan-seared Cajun spices
10.99
Mini Fried Sole
Tender‎ sole fillet lightly batter dipped & golden fried
15.99
Mini Broiled Scallops
Tender sea scallops baked in butter then browned under our broiler
7.99
Cheese +8.50
Chicken Sandwich
Half a boneless chicken breast golden fried, char-grilled, or blackened w/ pan-seared Cajun spices served on a toasted deli roll
8.99
Chicken Salad Sandwich
All white fresh chicken breast chopped & mixed w/ mayo & served on a toasted deli roll, white or wheat bread
8.99
Smelts
Saltwater smelts batter dipped & golden fried, served w/ our homemade coleslaw & French fries
Single 4.99
Twin 7.50
Grilled Frankfurter
A ballpark favorite on a toasted roll
8.99
Tuna Salad Sandwich
White Albacore tuna mixed w/ mayo, onion & celery, served on a toasted deli roll, white or wheat bread
DRINKS‎
Free refills on coffee & tea
1.99
Sodas
1.99
Lemonade
1.99
IBC Root Beer Bottle
1.99
Milk
2.19
Chocolate Milk
1.99
Juices
3.00
Iced Cappucino
1.99
Saratoga Spring Water
1.99
Iced Tea & Iced Coffee
LOBSTER "KING OF THE OCEAN"‎
16.99
Lobster Roll
Made to order w/ lobster meat piled on lettuce in a toasted roll served w/ French fries
Market
Lazy Lobster Dinner
The meat from a 1 1/4 lb. lobster taken out of the shell, sautéed in butter or batter dipped & golden fried served w/ our homemade coleslaw & choice of starch
Market
Boathouse Special
A fresh local 1 lb. boiled lobster & 1 lb of our steamed clams served w/ our homemade coleslaw, choice of starch & drawn butter
Market
1 lb
1 1/4 lb
1 1/2lb.
Larger
Boiled Lobster Dinner
All fresh local lobsters boiled to order & served w/ our homemade coleslaw, choice of starch & drawn butter - YOU pick
DINNER‎
Served w/ our homemade coleslaw & French fries (Baked potato available after 4pm)
Broiled Dinners may be prepared without butter
Market
Salmon 18.99
Tuna or Tilapia 17.99
Fish of the Day
Local selections char-grilled or blackened w/ pan-seared Cajun spices
25.99
Seafood Platter
All batter dipped & golden fried; whole clams, baby shrimp, tender sea scallops & haddock
18.99
Haddock
Hand-filleted‎ & golden fried or broiled in butter
21.99
Jumbo Shrimp
6 large fantail gulf shrimp golden fried, grilled or blackened w/ pan-seared Cajun spices
14.99
Crab Cake Dinner
Two Maryland crab cakes golden fried & served w/ our own cocktail sauce
18.99
Shrimp Dinner
A heaping helping of baby shrimp, batter dipped & golden fried
22.99
Oysters
Chesapeake bay oysters batter dipped & golden fried
15.99
Saltwater Smelts
A local favorite, batter dipped & golden fried
KIDS MENU‎
All served w/ French fries
5.99
Chicken Nuggets
NEW! All white chicken tenders char-grilled or golden fried
3.99
Hot Dog
Char-grilled or steamed
4.99
Hamburger
A‎ smaller version of our burger char-grilled
5.50
Cheeseburger
Our Kids’ hamburger w/ American cheese
3.99
Pb & J
Peanut butter & jelly on wheat or white bread
4.99
Macaroni Cheese
Yes! Your favorite Mac n’ Cheese
5.99
Kids’ Fish n’ chips
Batter dipped & golden fried haddock
5.99
Baby shrimp or clam strips
Batter dipped & golden fried
About
"Where the Locals Go" - This family owned favorite has been preparing the freshest seafood on the seacoast for 42 years! Enjoy the beautiful water views of Sagamore Creek while dining on the 2 outdoor decks, in the dining room or in the Sagamore Pub. Come by boat as well! Open Thurs-Monday until Mother's Day. Open 7 days Mother's Day - Labor Day. Open Thurs-Monday after Labor Day. Reopening for the Season on April 4th!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Cute spot to stop for a nice little bite to eat. We had belly clams and a fish sandwich. Plus an iced tea. $39- total before tip. Not cheap by any means. I honestly thought it was a lot of money for what we had...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ellesor826
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

I used to come here with my wife and kids. Portions were great and reasonable prices. I stopped in to have a side order of fried clams and one beer after not being here for several years. Sat at the bar. Very nice and outgoing...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank danielMLB
bgs191, Owner at BG's Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Hi Daniel- Our prices are competitive if not lower than many other restaurants on the seacoast. We are always willing to rectify or recook an item in our kitchen if the order is returned from the server.

Reviewed April 27, 2019

I think I may have found my new favorite restaurant. My fiance and I came here during the off-season (late April), but everything about this restaurant checked all of my boxes. The food, view and service were all perfect. We sat outside on the heated...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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bgs191, Owner at BG's Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Thanks for your kind words! We are glad you enjoyed it and see you this Summer at the Boathouse!

Reviewed April 16, 2019

A great casual spot to enjoy the freshest seafood around. I had the Cajun swordfish for dinner along with some friends recently. Cooked perfectly and seasoned just right. We sat on the bar side at a high top and were served by the bartender, Kevin....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MagicMarco56
bgs191, Owner at BG's Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2019

Thank you for the kind words. We are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed April 13, 2019

Fresh fish on the patio overlooking inlet from ocean. Nice relaxed dining experience. Blackened fish of the day is always fresh and good as are the fried scallops

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mehlhouse
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Great little bar on the water (Sagamore Creek). Nice location for drinks and appetizers. Great deck with water views.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roy B
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

BGs is the ideal spot to enjoy good seafood (clams, lobster, fish & chips, etc.). Great for couples, families or just a getaway for your favorite food, beverage on this small Atlantic inlet with nice views. Service is attentive and friendly. Lunch menu daily with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 252tims
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is a great spot right on the water next to the docks and the food matched the great view. We both had the lobster rolls and they will do them with ether butter or mayo to your choice. We also ordered the sweet potato...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JustDriving71
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Was looking forward to a leisure lunch looking at the water, enjoying good food while spending the time with a wonderful friend. Did not disappoint. Unfortunately, the weather was too cool to sit outdoors, but we did have a window seat so we could enjoy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank frcdtag44
Reviewed September 7, 2018

BG's Boathouse is a nice cozy restaurant on the water. The afternoon was perfect and the pictures were charming. The lobster roll was very good and the beer was cold. What else can a man ask for. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ponch84
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We have ample parking at the Restaurant and Across the Street for Our Customers.
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