Dinner Menu

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Half-Dozen Top Neck Clams on the Half Shell   

served with Bookbinder’s Cocktail Sauce    $10

Half-Dozen Oysters on
the Half Shell   

served with Bookbinder’s Cocktail & Mignonette Sauces    $13

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

served with Bookbinder’s Cocktail Sauce    $22

Jumbo Lump
Crabmeat Cocktail 

served with Bookbinder’s
Cocktail Sauce   $20

Half of a Two Pound chilled Maine Lobster   

with Bookbinder’s Cocktail Sauce & Hot Drawn Butter   $28

Cold Seafood Sampler

Four Jumbo Shrimp, Jumbo Lump Crabmeat and Nine Oysters   $46 
(no substitutions please)    

Colossal Cold Seafood Sampler   

Half of a chilled 2 pound Maine Lobster, Six Jumbo Shrimp, Nine Oysters & Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Cocktail    $77

(no substitutions please)    


Titanic Appetizer Platter   

Four chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Four small Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Four Prosciutto Wrapped Mozzarella

& Fried Calamari    $69

Oysters Rockefeller

Oysters topped with Spinach, Pernod, Parmesan and Cheddar Cheese   $16

Bookbinder’s Silver Dollar Mushrooms

stuffed with Country Ham, Goat Cheese and Fine Herbs   $11

Fried Calamari

Served with Roasted Red Pepper Mayonnaise   $11

Burgundy Escargot

Sautéed with Mushrooms, Red Wine and Garlic Butter   $14

Prosciutto Wrapped Mozzarella

with Fresh Grape Tomatoes, Baby Arugula, and Balsamic Drizzle   $12

Seared Cajun Tuna

Seared Rare served with a Ginger Soy Dressing and Wasabi   $15

Clams Casino

Half-Dozen Top Neck Clams topped with Peppers, Onions and Smoked Bacon   $12


Two Small Jumbo Lump Crabcakes with Rémoulade & Chinese Pepper Sauces   $17


New England Clam Chowder


Shrimp Bisque


Bookbinder’s World Famous Snapper Soup 


Soup du Jour


Caesar Salad 

Fresh Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan Cheese, Garlic Croutons with Caesar Dressing   $11

Simple Arugula Salad

Baby Arugula, Tomato, Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Shaved Parmesan   $11

Tobacco Row Salad

Greens, Bleu Cheese, Tomatoes, Onions & Black Olives, with Balsamic Dressing   $11

Wedge Salad

Wedge of Iceberg Lettuce topped with Diced Tomatoes, Bleu Cheese & Bacon finished with a Gorgonzola Dressing   $11

Wedge Salad "Louie-Style"

Wedge of Iceberg Lettuce topped with our signature Louie-Dressing, Hard-Boiled Egg, Tomato, Scallion and Jumbo Lump Crabmeat   $17


Broiled Stuffed Salmon

Salmon stuffed with our signature Crab Cake; White Wine, Shallot, Butter Sauce   $34

Norwegian Halibut

 pan-seared with tiger shrimp-artichoke ragout & lemon crema    $39

Pan-Seared Scallops

 Shaved Brussel Salad, Pickled Shallots & Shiitakes, Radish, Mushroom Vinaigrette   $36

Seafood Salad

chilled Jumbo Lump Crabmeat and Jumbo Shrimp tossed with Mixed Greens, Fresh Garden Vegetables and crumbled Bleu Cheese, served with a Balsamic Vinaigrette   $31

Sesame Crusted Yellowfin Tuna

seared rare, with a Spicy Shrimp & Cucumber Slaw, Samurai Sauce   $38

Herb-Grilled Swordfish

Tuscan White Beans, Baby Arugula and Bacon-Tomato Jam   $33

Fried Jumbo Shrimp  

five Jumbo Shrimp butterflied, Breaded & fried with Shoestring Potatoes   $29

Bookbinder's Jumbo Lump Crabcake

served with Remoulade & Chinese Red Pepper Sauce   $35

Live Lobsters from our Tank

Sizes ranging from 2 to 5 pounds.


Please ask your server for available sizes.

Simply Seafood

All of our fresh seasonal fish selections may be prepared simply grilled or broiled if you prefer.

These dishes are cooked with fine herbs, virgin olive oil, white wine, lemon juice & sea salt.


Pan Seared Chicken Breast   

over wilted Spinach and topped with Artichoke, Garlic, & caper Sauce   $27

Grilled Cowboy Ribeye

eighteen-ounce, bone-in, Creamy Horseradish on the side   $49

Kona Coffee Crusted Filet Mignon

eight-ounce, grilled with a Garlic, Fennel Compound Butter   $44

Cider Glazed Double Cut Pork Chop

fourteen-ounce, with Caramelized Apples   $32

Spicy Ancho-Rubbed Cowboy Cut Ribeye

eighteen-ounce, bone-in, topped with Chimichurri   $50

Large Filet Mignon

twelve-ounce  $54 

Bookbinder's Surf and Turf

Grilled eight-ounce Petite Filet Mignon and Broiled Lobster Tail served with Hot Drawn Butter   $68

Petite Filet Mignon

eight-ounce, grilled   $42

Prime New York Strip Steak  

sixteen-ounce, grilled   $57

Bookbinder's Steak and Crab

Grilled eight-ounce Petite Filet Mignon accompanied by a five-ounce Jumbo Lump Crabcake   $57

Ultimate Surf and Turf

Grilled twelve-ounce Large Filet, Broiled Lobster Tail and an eight-ounce Jumbo Lump Crabcake   $100


Grilled Portobello Mushrooms & Tuscan White Beans 

served over arugula & topped with chimichurri    $26

Zucchini Linguine Puttanesca 

zucchini noodles cooked in extra-virgin olive oil with tomato, olives & capers   $25


Add any of the following, to any Entrée:


classic hollandaise with tarragon essence   $3

Diane Sauce

Creamed based sauce with Mushrooms, Shallots, Mustard and Cognac (Gluten Free)   $5

Fried Shrimp

Three Jumbo Shrimp Fried to a golden-brown  $16

Shrimp Scampi

three sautéed Jumbo Shrimp in a Garlic Butter  $16 

Scallop Scampi

four ounces of sautéed Diver Scallops in a Garlic butter   $18

Oscar Style

steamed Asparagus layered with Lump Crabmeat and Hollandaise Sauce, then Broiled   $19


smothered with Bleu Cheese and Broiled   $5


Lobster Macaroni and Cheese   

baked with Lobster, White Cheddar, Gruyère and Goat Cheeses   $19

Johnnie's Potatoes

Idaho Potato bites, deep fried to a golden brown   $10


steamed and topped with Hollandaise Sauce   $12

Creamed Spinach  

with Béchamel, Pernod and Applewood Smoked Bacon   $11

Red Bliss Mashed Potatoes

whipped with Cream, Butter, Roasted Garlic and Chives   $10

Portobello Mushrooms   

Grilled with Chimichirri   $11

Creamed Corn au Gratin  

baked and smothered with White Cheddar Cheese $10

Jumbo Baked Potato

loaded with Butter, Sour Cream, Chives, Bacon & White Cheddar Cheese   $10



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Monday – Thursday: 5PM – 9PM

Friday: 5PM – 9:30PM

Saturday: 4PM – 9:30PM

Sunday: 4PM – 8PM

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