Daily Menu

Our seafood selections are guided by seasonal availability & sustainability of the coastal waters from Virginia to the Carolinas. And for our friends who do not prefer seafood, we have additional choices created with the same philosophy and style that our seafood is prepared.

Lunch Menu - Saturday - April 20, 2019
Now Serving Lunch Thursday - Saturday (11am-2pm) & Brunch on Sunday (11am-2pm)

Starters

  • Blue Sky Lettuces
    $7
    Bacon, Clemson Bleu & Buttermilk Dressing
  • Susan's Pea Shoots
    $7
    Pickled Onions, Candied Pecans & Radish, Balsamic Dressing
  • Smoked Fish Dip
    $10
    Bread & Butter Relish, Fried Saltines
  • Carolina Shrimp Bisque (GF)
    $4
    Ginger Oil
  • Hushpuppies
    $6
    Sea Salt Honey Butter
  • Chilled Peel-n-Eat Shrimp
    $13
    Old Bay & Cocktail Sauce

Sandwiches

Choice of Old Bay Chips or Ice Box Slaw
  • Oyster Loaf
    Half $9 ~ Whole $15
    Traditionally Dressed on Leidenheimer Bread
  • Fried Buttermilk Chicken
    $10
    Brioche Bun, Dill Pickles, Sorghum Dijon
  • Acadian Barbecued Shrimp Po'Boy
    Half $9 ~ Whole $15
    Stuffed in Leidenheimer Bread

Plates

  • Middendorf's Style Catfish
    $15
    Pamlico Sauce, Cole Slaw & Hushpuppies
  • Shrimp N Grits (GF)
    $16
    Pamlico Shrimp, Country Ham, Caramelized Onion Madeira Gravy & Bubba's Grits
  • Pan Roasted Catch of the Day (GF)
    $16
    Pea Shoots, Beets, Purple Radish & Burnt Honey Vinaigrette
  • Orecchiette Pasta
    $12
    Mushrooms, Tuscan Kale, Swiss Chard, Garlic & Parmesan
  • Caesar Salad
    $9
    Alex’s Gem Lettuce, Lemon Parmesan Dressing & Cornbread
Dinner Menu - Friday - April 19, 2019
Now Serving Lunch Thursday - Saturday (11am-2pm) & Brunch on Sunday (11am-2pm)
Shucked Raw Oysters on the Half Shell (GF)
$12/half dozen
$24/dozen
Dressed with Lemon & Chili Ginger Beer Mignonette
Harkers Island, NC
James River, Va
Traps Bay, NC
  • Carolina Peel 'n' Eat Shrimp (1/2 lb.)
    $14
    Chilled, Old Bay & Cocktail Sauce (GF)
    Wood Charred, Garlic Butter (GF)

Small Plates

  • Steamed Middleneck Clams (GF)
    $10
    Sweet Garlic, Butter & White Wine
  • Cornmeal Fried Oysters
    $12
    Chow Chow & Malt Vinegar Aioli
  • Smoked Fish Spread
    $10
    Bread & Butter Pickle & Fried Saltines
  • Hushpuppies
    $6
    Sea Salt Honey Butter
  • Carolina Shrimp Bisque (GF)
    $7
    Ginger Oil
  • Pan Fried Fish Cake
    $9
    Creole Mustard Sauce
  • Beth's Field Lettuces (GF)
    $8
    Bacon, Clemson Bleu Cheese & Buttermilk Dressing
  • Alex's Gem Lettuces
    $8
    Parmesan Dressing & Cornbread Crumble
  • Chilled Asparagus Bisque
    $12
    Seared Yellowfin Tuna, Ginger Curry Oil & Toasted Granola

Hand Selected From the Docks

Our House-Made Breader is Gluten Free as well as the fryer used to cook it in.

  • Crispy Soft Crab
    Crawfish, Andouille Sausage, Shrimp & Tasso Jambalaya
    Charred Scallion Aioli
    $24
  • Whole Wood Grilled Beeliner (GF)
    Cilantro & Potato Escabeche
    $25
  • Blackened Pitt Co. Catfish (GF)
    Stewed Field Peas & Andouille Sausage
    Tomato Jam
    $20
  • Cast Iron Seared Bar Jack (GF)
    Fire Roasted Asparagus, Cardoon & Spigariello
    Fennel Soubise & Garlic Scape Verde
    $21
  • Shrimp N Grits (GF)
    Country Ham & Caramelized Onion Madeira Gravy, Bubba's Fresh Milled Grits
    $22
  • Cedar Island Fry
    Shrimp ~ Oysters ~ Fish
    Chips & Ice Box Slaw
    $28

Dinner Plates

  • Lilly Den Braised Pork Neck
    $24
    Sautéed Greens, Grilled Onions & Peppered Cane Syrup
    Pickled Smoked Cabbage
  • Haw River Mushroom Dumplings
    $17
    Swiss Chard, Kale & Parmesan

Sides ~ $5

  • Bubba's Fresh Milled Grits (GF)
  • Icebox Slaw (GF)
  • Chips

Kid's Menu

All kid's entree's include your choice of Ice Box Slaw, Chips, Grits or Salad
  • Crispy Fried Shrimp
    $6
  • Pan Seared Catfish
    $6
  • Roasted Chicken
    $6
Brunch Menu - Sunday - April 14, 2019
Now Serving Lunch Thursday - Saturday (11am-2pm) & Brunch on Sunday (11am-2pm)
Shucked Raw Oysters on the Half Shell (GF)
$12/half dozen
$24/dozen
Dressed with Lemon & Chili Ginger Beer Mignonette
Harkers Island, NC
James River, Va
Traps Bay, NC

Family Style for the Table

Included with Entree

Elysian Fields Lettuces (GF)
Radish, Cucumbers, Pickled Red Onions & Buttermilk Dressing
  • Roasted Carrots, Parsnips & Curry Yogurt Dressing (GF)
  • Red Bliss Potato Salad & Charred Scallion Aioli (GF)

Plates ~ $18

  • Shrimp N Grits (GF)
    Country Ham & Caramelized Onion Gravy, Bubba's Fresh Ground Grits
  • Apple Cinnamon Stuffed French Toast
    Warm Maple Syrup & Applewood Bacon
  • Smoked Trout Omelette (GF)
    Chives & Cream Cheese
  • Crispy Chicken Biscuit
    Fried Lilly Den Duck Egg, Cheddar & Bacon Grits
  • Egg White Omelette (GF)
    Haw River Mushrooms, Leeks & Goat Cheese
  • Middendorf Style Catfish
    Pamlico Sauce Hushpuppies & Ice Box Slaw

Bloody Mary's

  • Mail Carrier
    $7
    Deep Eddy Vodka
  • Mail Processor
    $10
    FairGame Flying Pepper Vodka
  • Postmaster
    $9
    Social House Vodka & Crude Bitters "No No"

Cocktails

  • Chambord Royale
    $8
    Chambord & Perelada Cava
  • Mimosa
    $9
    Mirabello Prosecco, Orange Juice
  • Planters Punch
    $8
    Plantation Dark Rum, Lemon, Orange & Grenadine