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Dolphine Striker

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZERS
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14
Seafood Chowder
creamy New England style chowder with daily fresh fish and shellfish
14
Maryland Style Crab Cakes
lump crab, herbs, spices, roasted red pepper aioli
13
Fried Calamari
lightly breaded, fried golden brown, pickled cherry peppers, banana pepper aioli
14
P.E.I Mussels
white wine, garlic, shallots, herbs, lemon, butter, tomatoes
10
Surf and Turf Sliders
house lobster roll and char grilled burger slider
9
Wellington Canape
puff pastry, mushroom mousse, filet, white truffle bordelaise
16
Dips
lobster brie, spinach artichoke, and buffalo chicken, house-made chips
8
Garden Salad
spring mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, watermelon radish, white balsamic vinaigrette, wrapped in a cucumber ribbon
14
Goat Cheese Walnut Salad
mixed greens, citrus supremes, dried cranberries, cherry tomatoes, walnuts, pancetta, goat cheese, citrus vinaigrette, beet-goat cheese puree
12
Striker Caesar
mixed greens, pecorino crisp, croutons, house-made caesar dressing
RAW BAR
Half-Dozen 12
Dozen 23
Oysters on the Half Shell
15
Cocktail Trio
chilled lobster salad, jumbo shrimp, lump crab salad
14
Ahi Poke
sushi grade tuna, Hawaiian style ceviche, scallions, sesame ginger soy glaze, seaweed salad
LIGHTER FARE
16
Fish & Chips
seasoned fries, house tartar sauce
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Lobster Roll
lobster, hand-tossed mayo, lemon, tarragon, celery seed, brioche roll, mixed green salad, seasoned fries
14
Tavern Burger
half-pound char-grilled, provolone cheese, bacon, ciabatta, seasoned fries
14
Seared Tuna Sandwich
blackened seared tuna, caramelized onions, mixed greens, roasted red pepper aioli, ciabatta, seasoned fries
14
Surf and Turf Sliders
house lobster roll and char-grilled burger slider, seasoned fries
15
Roasted Turkey Sandwich
havarti, mango fennel slaw, ciabatta, seasoned fries
15
27
Lobster Mac & Cheese
four cheese sauce, orecchiette pasta, lobster, herbs, panko
ENTREES
26
Three Way Tuna
sushi grade tuna sashimi, seasoned tuna tartar, and tuna blackened rare, seaweed salad, pickled ginger, wasabi sauce
27
Haddock Oscar
local haddock, lump crab stuffing, lobster, asparagus, hollandaise
27
Seafood Fra Diavlo
shrimp, mussels, and calamari, spicy red sauce, fettuccine
23
Haddock Piccata
white wine, lemon, butter, capers, tomatoes, spinach, mushrooms, leeks, fettuccine
27
Seared Scallops
moroccan butternut squash puree, saffron risotto
28
Seafood Paella
cask iron skillet, saffron, arborio rice, socarrat, shrimp, lobster, mussels, chorizo, peas, leaks, mushrooms, scallions
24
Sweet and Savory Steak Tips
house marinated sirloin, roasted potatoes, sautéed garlic broccoli
34
Delmonico Steak Frites
grilled ribeye steak, marco oro gorgonzola, seasoned french fries
27
Beef Wellington
filet, mushroom duxelle, puff pastry, truffle bordelaise drizzle, roasted potatoes, prosciutto, baby rainbow carrots
26
Duck Confit
saffron risotto, oyster mushrooms, sunflower gastrique
FISH OFFERINGS
choose your fish and preparation
Tuna 27
Salmon 25
Mahi-Mahi 25
Grilled
served with one of our appetizer salads
Haddock 23
Lobster, Shrimp & Scallops 29
Broiled
lemon, butter, seasonal sides
Tuna 27
Salmon 25
Mahi-Mahi 25
Blackened
cajun seared, tomatoes, garlic, spinach, mushrooms, leeks, cream, lemon, white wine, fettuccine pasta
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Steamed Lobster
available Friday and Saturday nights only
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Steamed Alaskan King Crab Legs
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful restaurant right in the middle of Portsmouth. We had Haddock at several restaurants on our trip through Maine and New Hampshire, but this was unbelievably good and by far the best we had anywhere. Baked perfectly with a pasta.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Fred B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation for Sunday brunch at 10 and food didn’t arrive to the table until 11:10. Slow service, no ocean view seating, average food, easy to park.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank SpartyFletch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been here many years ago. Popped in for a quick dinner Sat night, the restaurant was pretty slow, not a good sign. Waitstaff was excellent, very attentive. Food was very medicore. Had slider with a lobster roll, lobster roll was decent though pretty small....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank kmc95
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Our daughter made reservations for Mother’s Day at the Dolphin Striker. Right in the heart of Portsmouth with many shops and restaurants all around. Nicely maintained with exposed brick and low ceilings, made for a cozy, old-time atmosphere. I had the Haddock Oscar as did...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JohnN59
Reviewed April 22, 2019

It was restaurant week and the menu was somewhat limited. I did not enjoy my meal at all. BUT, all three of my colleagues did, so I will give it a higher rating.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank krisgils33
Reviewed April 15, 2019

this was our choice the second night. Service was slow and server was not very engaging. Appetizers were good entree's the all 4 of us ordered were not good. Fish was overcooked and dry or dishes lacked in flavor. With all the other choices I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Went to eat on a Saturday night most restaurants had a 1 hour wait and we found this one that was able to seat us right away interesting setup with some large granite tables in the front of the restaurant and some smaller quite table...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bubbia1
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

We got a last minute reservation for the final day of Portsmouth restaurant week. Despite the fact that the restaurant was packed, the service was very good. The food was also tasty; we had the crab cake, mussels, haddock, and scallops. Everything was fresh and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank E2207
Reviewed April 6, 2019

As soon as we walked in (we had reservations), the waitress asked if we would prefer a table next to the window. "Of course", we said and she directed us to a table that had a pretty good view of the Piscataqua River. Needless to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ShawnM2589
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Two senior couples. Started with Ahi Poke, Mussels, chowder. Entrees were 3 way tuna and Haddock Oscar. Cheesecake and Tiramisu. EVERYTHING WAS AWESOME! Scott was very attentive, entertaining and somewhat intuitive. We wrapped up the evening with a very enjoyable conversation with Peter who's been...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Gooserocksrick
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