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Rockland’s Lobster Eatery



EVER-SO-TASTY

SNACKY THINGS

 

Wicked Good Calamari

Perfectly lightly golden fried calamari tossed in our secret seasoning and topped with sliced peppadews, kalamata olives and crumbled feta. Drizzled with a balsamic syrup.   11

 

Old Fashioned Clam Fritters

The classic New England recipe that people crave! Made with freshly chopped clams – they are fried perfectly golden and crispy on the outside and are contrasted with a soft and pillowy inside. You must dip them in our homemade tartar sauce for the full effect!   12

 

Firecracker Shrimp

Our tasty native shrimp are crispy deep fried, then tossed in a creamy-sweet-spicy house made sauce and garnished with fresh scallion.   10

 

Ultimate Seafood Cheese Fries    GF

Oh yes…..Our classic fries are smothered with roughly chopped fresh lobster, shrimp and crabmeat, then drizzled with our home made cheese sauce and scallions. Doesn’t get any better… 16

 

Toasted Lobster Ravioli

We hand make oversized ravioli’s and stuff them with fresh lobster meat and a delicious cheese blend, deep fry them, drizzle them with Cognac cream and finally dust them with parmesan and chives.   15

 

Downeast Clam Dip    GF

Full of chopped clams and soooooo addictive! Who doesn’t love chips and dip? 9

 

Baked Scallops & Bacon on the Half Shell

We quickly pan sear 3 fresh jumbo local scallops and place them on a blanket of crabmeat stuffing atop a real scallop shell rimmed lightly with truffled sea salt. We sprinkle some crumbled bacon and shredded asiago cheese and finish it under the broiler. Here’s a treat – take the shell home with you!    14

 

Drunken Mussels    GF

This is a seriously delicious way to eat fresh local mussels…We steam them in a flavorful wine-based broth with garlic butter, onion, tomato, lemon, a touch of cream and parsley. Served with a grilled baguette.   14

 

Lulu’s Maine Crab Cakes

These lovelies are packed with fresh Maine crabmeat and Lulu’s secret mix of herbs to make an amazing culinary delight. If you’re a crab cake aficionado, you will absolutely put these at the top of your list.    12

 

Saint George Steamed Clams  GF

1 ½ lbs. of freshly dug steamers from the Saint George River. Customers say they are sweet like candy and the best clams around.  Served with melted butter and broth.   16

 

Crabby Stuffed Baby Bellas  GF

Fresh local crabmeat is blended with herbed parmesan cream cheese and breadcrumbs and stuffed into fresh baby portobella mushrooms, then baked in a light marsala sauce   12

 

Award Winning

Chowdah’s

 

Best of the Best Knox County 2018 – made fresh daily
All gluten free!
Each served with Westminster Oyster Crackers

8 oz. cup     8   16 oz. bowl     14 

 

New England Seafood Chowder

Loaded chowder with haddock, shrimp, scallops and clams. Very little potato here!

 

LuLu’s Lobster Bisque

Rich and creamy and so flavorful, with little bits of lobster throughout

 

Mammy’s Clam Chowder

The clammiest of the clam chowders…

GO FOR SOME

GREENERY

 

Red, White & Blueberry   GF

Mixed crisp greens, sliced strawberries, dried blueberries, candied walnuts, red onion and crumbled blue cheese served with our Maine Blueberry Vinaigrette on the side.  12

 

Baby Kale Chopped Salad   GF

Tender baby kale greens, chick peas, broccoli, red cabbage, carrot, apple chips, sunflower seeds and crumbled goat cheese all tossed together with our Champagne Shallot Vinaigrette.  14

 

Tidal Trio Salad  GF

This is the salad that went viral on the Internet…A scoop of fresh lobster salad, crab salad and shrimp salad atop beautiful seasonal mixed greens with your choice of homemade dressing on the side.  22

 

Seasonal Garden Salad   GF

A crisp variety of greens are tossed with seasonal vegetables with your choice of dressing on the side.  9

DRESSINGS
Maine Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette, Champagne Shallot Vinaigrette,
Chunky Blue Cheese, Ranch, 1000 Island

SALAD ADDITIONS
Lobster Salad +$15 Crab Salad +$13 Shrimp Salad +$10
Salmon Filet +$12 Fried or Grilled Chicken +$7 Fried or Broiled Haddock +$9

NOW WE’RE ON A

ROLL

ROLLS AND SANDWICHES

Each served with potato chips and a pickle spear
Gluten free rolls available + 2

 

LOBSTER ROLLS

Rockland’s “Finest Kind”
Voted #1 in Knox County 2017 and 2018!  We start with a buttery toasted New England style roll and then overload it with freshly picked lobster meat with just a touch of Hellmann’s mayo – that’s it!   $Market       Oh, if you’re a flatlandah or from away – okay! – you can have it with hot buttah…  $Market

 

Lobster Roll – The “CLAW”SSOL!!!

Not for the faint of heart.  The same deliciousness as our “Finest Kind” but big boy style…A foot long buttery toasted New England style roll and topped with a full pound – yes one full POUND – of freshly picked lobster meat lightly tossed with Hellmann’s……OH MY! $Market

Oh, if you’re a flatlandah or from away – okay! – you can have it with hot buttah…  $Market

 

Ultimate Surf & Turf Burger

Oh no we didn’t! An epic taste sensation! We start with our ½ lb. primal cut burger patty, top it with Bourbon Bacon Jam, then we add butter-poached lobster meat, iceberg lettuce, tomato and a smear of Garlicky Baconnaise. Heaven is here!   18

 

Claws Haddock Tacos

Perfectly fried haddock, crispy zesty slaw, fresh made blueberry salsa and our cilantro lime créma all on a warm flour tortilla. Baja ain’t got nothing on these….Served with tortilla chips. 2 to an order  14

 

Butter Poached Lobster Tacos

These practically melt in your mouth. Buttery fresh-picked lobster meat, crispy zesty slaw, fresh made blueberry salsa and our cilantro lime créma all on a warm flour tortilla. Served with tortilla chips 2 to an order  17

 

LuLu’s Crab Cake Burger

A jumbo-sized fresh crab cake, lightly fried topped with crisp lettuce, tomato, red onion and a side of our homemade tartar sauce then served on a toasted brioche bun. 13 add cheese for  1

 

Downeast Po’ Boys

A Maine/Louisiana combination that will make you say “OooooohWeeeeeeeee, ahuh!!!” Fresh delicious fried seafood is piled onto a perfectly toasted French style roll with shredded lettuce, tomato, pickles and a house made remoulade sauce on the side.

Oyster 18    Clam 17
Shrimp 14   Haddock  13
Scallop 16

 

Claws Signature Haddock Sandwich

A ginormous fillet of flaky, tender North Atlantic haddock topped with our secret sauce and broiled. Served on a butter toasted brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, red onion and a side of our homemade tartar sauce and a lemon wedge (A bit messy, but worth it!). 12    add cheese for 1

 

Fried Haddock Sandwich

A ginormous haddock fillet is lightly breaded then fried ‘til golden brown. Served on a butter toasted brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, red onion and a side of our homemade tartar sauce.    11    add cheese for 1

 

Penobscot Bay Crabmeat Roll

The sweetest, tastiest, freshest crab meat ever – really, ever!  Mixed with a little Hellmann’s and loaded on a buttery toasted New England-style hot dog roll.  17    Make it a melt with Havarti on a brioche instead   18

 

Shrimp Roll (Fried or Cold Salad)

These are the small, North Atlantic water shrimp that are so sweet and tender. Served on a buttery toasted New England-style hot dog roll.     13

 

Fried Scallop Roll

Our Penobscot Bay harvested scallops fried just right and piled into a butter-toasted hot dog roll, served with home made tartar sauce. 16

 

Fried Clam Roll

We use only small, native, whole-belly clams that are fried to golden perfection and served on a buttery toasted New England-style hot dog roll with a side of homemade tartar sauce.    16

 

Grilled Salmon Sandwich

A fillet of fresh Atlantic Salmon is fire grilled and topped with crisp lettuce, tomato, red onion and a side of our homemade lemon aioli and served on a toasted brioche bun.    14

 

Back Yard Burger

Not just another boring burger – ours is a half a pound of freshly-ground “primal cuts” of Angus beef, which are the trimmings from rib eyes, T-bones and tenderloins. These trimmings make the tastiest and juiciest burger ever! Cooked your way, served with lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle.
 11

Make it a Royale:  Swiss, Cheddar, American, Blue, Goat, Feta, Pepper Jack or Havarti   for 1

Add thick cut bacon for 1

 

King of the Veggie Burger

Honestly the World’s best veggie burger! Made in-house. We top the grilled patty with swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onion, along with a side of lemon garlic aioli.  10

 

Not a Mainer’s Chicken Sandwich

We start with a brined chicken breast, charbroil it perfectly, then we layer it on a toasted brioche bun with thick slab bacon, crispy lettuce, potato chips and our sweet-spicy mayo. Ayuh…   11

I’LL TAKE MINE

FRIED

FRIED BASKETS

All Baskets are served with Fries and Coleslaw and your choice of sauce
You may sub your fries for a baked potato for $2

 

Oyster Basket   $24
Whole Belly Clam Basket   $22
Haddock Basket   $15
Scallop Basket   $20
Shrimp Basket   $17
Calamari Basket   $14
Chicken Tender Basket   $12

HUGE PINTS

THESE PORTIONS ARE HUGE!
No side dishes – just delicious fresh fried seafood with your choice of sauce

 

Whole Belly Clams   $28
Haddock   $21
Scallops   $26
Shrimp   $23
Calamari    $20
Chicken Tenders   $18

THE MAINE EVENT

LOBSTER

VOTED “BEST OF THE BEST”!

You haven’t lived until you’ve tasted fresh caught Maine lobster right out of the shell. All lobsters are served with hot melted butter, a bib and tools.

 

A La Carte – No Sides

1 lb. Lobster  $ Market
1 ¼ lb. Lobster  $ Market
1 ½ lb. Lobster $ Market
2 lb. Lobster $ Market

ROCKLAND LOBSTER DINNERS

 

Taste of Maine Lobster Dinner  GF

1½ lb. lobster, corn on the cob, coleslaw, sweet roll and drawn butter. $ Market

 

Rockland Shore Dinner  GF

1¼ lb. lobster, steamed clams & mussels, corn on the cob, coleslaw, sweet roll and drawn butter  $ Market

 

Lazy Lobster Dinner  GF

Don’t want to do the “dirty work”?  Let us sauté the meat of a fresh 1½ lb. lobster in butter for you and serve it with corn on the cob, coleslaw and a sweet roll   $ Market

 

Big Boy Lobster Dinner  GF

The biggest lobsters caught today served with corn on the cob, coleslaw, sweet roll and drawn butter
$ Market

PRACTICALLY SINFUL

SPECIALTIES

All specialties are served with your choice of one side dish
Gluten free pasta available + 2

 

Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese

Voted First Place Maine Lobsterpalooza People’s Choice & Professional Chef Awards, but we invite you to judge for yourself… Unbelievable decadent and full of freshly picked lobster meat in a creamy three-cheese sauce with penne pasta, topped with thyme-buttered crumbs, shredded parmesan and scallions. Sautéed to order – a must try!  24

 

Pan Seared Scallops With Brown Butter Sauce  GF

Fresh sea scallops are pan seared in brown butter and garlic then topped with crispy-fried sage   22

 

Chargrilled Swordfish Steak  GF

A fresh Atlantic swordfish is expertly chargrilled and topped with a fresh basil-caper butter sauce  22

 

Strawberry Rhubarb Grilled Salmon  GF

A fresh skinless salmon filet is brushed with a lemon herb soy sauce, then chargrilled and glazed with house made strawberry rhubarb compote    20

 

Crispy Coconut Pecan Haddock

A whole tender haddock fillet is crusted in coconut flakes and crushed pecans, pan fried crispy and golden, then finished with melted garlic butter  20

 

Maine Seafood Marinara

A seafood lover’s dream! We pan sauté scallops, shrimp, mussels and lobster in white wine & EVOO and serve it over fettucine & fresh marinara sauce, then top it all with shredded parmesan and freshly chopped parsley  28

 

Hand Cut USDA Prime New York Strip GF

This 12 oz. tender USDA Prime steak is cut fresh to order and is bursting with rich beef flavor and perfectly chargrilled to your liking   26

 

Fresh Vegetable “Pasta” GF

Fresh zucchini and summer squash are the “pasta”, pan sautéed with fresh broccoli spears, sweet onion, carrot and grape tomatoes in EVOO, garlic and a dash of chili flake 16

ADDITIONS

Add pan-seared scallops  +12   add lobster  +14   add grilled chicken breast   +7

 
Mussels Marinara

Tender mussels are sautéed and tossed in marinara sauce, served over penne pasta and topped with shredded parmesan and parsley   18

 

HOW ‘BOUT SOMETHING

ON THE SIDE

Claws Classic French Fries    small  3  large  5
Shoe String Onion Straws    small  4  large  6
Mom’s Potato Salad  2.50
Sauteed Green Beans  4
Corn on the Cob 2.50
Cole Slaw    2.50
Baked Potato  3  loaded(cheddar, bacon crumbles, butter & sour cream) 4
Butter Toasted Baquette  2.50
Sweet Rolls & butter  2.50
Apple Sauce  1
Potato Chips  1
Extra Butter sm 1 large 2
Extra Sour Cream .75
Bourbon Bacon Jam 2
Baconnaise 1

 

JUST FOR THE

KIDDOS

Pirate’s Treasure Chest

Please – for pirates 10 and under only
A “Treasure Chest” is filled with your choice of main dish below, French fries, apple sauce and temporary pirate tattoos! Arrrrggggh! 7
Gluten free pasta or roll +2

 Kraft™ Mac ‘n Cheese
Haddock Nuggets
Pasta & Sauce  GF
Chicken Tenders
Hot Dog
Fried Shrimp

THIRST-QUENCHING

DRINKS

 

Local Beer On Tap

Red Claw Ale (Gritty McDuff’s)    5.25/pint –or- 6.50/22 oz.
Vacationland Summer Ale (Gritty McDuff’s)    5.25/pint –or- 6.50/22 oz.
Frye’s Leap IPA (Sebago Brewing Co.)     5.75/pint –or- 7.00/22 oz.
White (Allagash Brewing Co.) 5.75/pint –or- 7.00/22 oz.

Bottled Beer
Seadog Blueberry Ale   4.75
Samuel Adams Boston Lager   4.75
Corona   4.50
Budweiser   4.00
Bud Light   4.00
Miller Lite   4.00
O’Doul’s N/A   4.00
Angry Orchard Hard Cider   4.00

 

House Wines by the Glass
  9 oz. glass 7     Vacation Size! (16 oz. glass) 12
Riesling ∙ Pinot Grigio ∙ Chardonnay ∙ White Zinfandel ∙ Sauvignon Blanc
Merlot ∙ Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Sparkling   
Prosecco 187 ml. bottle 9
Mumm Napa 750 ml. bottle 44

 

Wines by the Bottle

Whites
Seaside Cellars Vinho Verde    26
Breakwater Vineyards Rosé Rugosa    36
Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio    34
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc     38
Kendall Jackson Reserve Chardonnay     34
Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay     38
Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay     44

 

Reds
Meiomi Pinot Noir     48
Merriam Vineyards Sned Red     38
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon    34
Sterling Merlot     52
Greg Norman Shiraz     36
Heitz Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon     96

 

Non-Alcoholic
Can of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale or Moxie     1.85
Poland Spring, Maine Bottled Water     1.95
Perrier     3.25
Home Made Lemonade  2.95
Freshly Brewed Iced Tea   2.95
Real Blueberry Lemonade  3.95
Real Strawberry Lemonade   3.95
Shirley Temple   3.25
Captain Eli’s Root Beer      3.50
Captain Eli’s Blueberry Soda      3.50
Milk    small  2.25    large  3.25
Chocolate Milk    small 2.50    large  3.50
Apple Juice  small 2.25  large 3.25
Hot Tea    1.75


***Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. ***
Claws makes every attempt to identify ingredients that may cause an allergic reaction for those with food allergies. However, there is always risk of contamination as in our kitchen we use products such as milk, eggs, gluten, seafood and tree nuts. Although we have strict cross contamination policies; we cannot guarantee a total absence of these products in any of our cuisine. Customers with food allergies must be aware of this risk. Claws and/or its employees will not assume any liability for adverse reactions from the food consumed, or items one may come into contact with while eating any of our meals.
PLEASE ADVISE US OF ANY FOOD ALLERGIES WHEN ORDERING.
***Prices are subject to change
GF = gluten free