We are seafood lovers, and we’re betting you are too. The Lobster Trap is proud to offer Maine lobster and sustainably-sourced oysters and seafood from only the freshest waters. Learn more about our commitment to seafood sustainability.
Please join us for dinner. Reservations are recommended. Or, order a gift card for a future dining experience.
Oysters on the Half Shell
The Lobster Trap House Oyster, ME
$32 per dozen
$15 per dozen
Island Creek, MA
Permuda Island, NC
Crow's Pasture, MA
Specials Large Bites
Grilled Maine Lobster
Lobster off the grill with charred lemon and comeback sauce. Served with corn and new potatoes
Grilled salmon cooked to order over a sweet corn and crab succotash. 25
Grilled filet served with braised leg of rabbit over cous cous and apricot chutney. 26
Specials Small Bites
Eight gulf oysters on the half shell topped with a mixture of fresh watercress, garlic, parsley and Pernod. Baked in the oven and topped with Hollandaise and bread crumbs. (contains raw egg)
Eight gulf oysters baked with Swiss chard topped with remoulade and crispy smoked bacon. (GF)
Eight gulf oysters grilled with parmesan, butter and grilled lemon
Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms
Button Mushrooms stuffed with lobster, cheese and herbs.
Trap Corn Bread
Sweet corn bread made with local corn meal, honey and eggs.
City Bakery Barley Baguette
City Bakery French Baguette served with whole butter. (V)
1/2 loaf: $2.5
Maple Bacon Scallops
Half dozen bacon-wrapped scallops with Maine maple syrup.
Clams (12) served with broth and a slice of baguette. (GF)
Mussels (24) served with broth and slice of baguette. (GF)
Steam Bowl-Clams and Mussels
Mixed Clams (8) and Mussels (16) with broth and slice of baguette. (GF)
Steam Bowl-Large Shrimp
Large Shrimp (1/2 lb) steamed with Old Bay seasoning and served with drawn butter and cocktail sauce. (GF)
Soup & Salad
A Maine classic prepared in the traditional manner.
Crisp bibb lettuce with candied pecans, dried cranberries, apple, oranges, radishes, gorgonzola and champagne vinaigrette.
Trap House Salad
Fresh seasonal vegetables. (V) (GF) Choice of: housemade cranberry vinaigrette (V) (GF), caesar, toasted sesame vinaigrette (V), bleu cheese (V), ranch dressing(V)
Crisp romaine, creamy Caesar dressing, parmesan, croutons, and cheese.
Add Grilled Salmon: $21
Add Shrimp: $13
Add Lobster: $23
Chilled Seafood Towers
A three tiered tower with a pound of King Crab legs, one Chick lobster, half a pound of shrimp, eight Little Neck clams, Jonah Crab with chipotle mustard ailoli and a dozen Gulf Coast oysters.
A two tiered tower with your choice of a pound of King Crab legs or a Chick Lobster with six Little Neck clams, half a pound of shrimp, Jonah Crab with chipotle mustard aioli and a dozen Gulf Coast oysters.
Wicked Good Maine Lobster
From Tom's trap to our trap to your trap. Steamed and served in the shell with corn and new potatoes. (GF)
Lobster & Crab: $68
A whole stripped Maine Lobster sauteed in a sherry cream sauce and served over a puff pastry with sauteed haricot vert and crushed pecans.
Maine Lobster Roll
Fresh sweet Maine Lobster chilled and served on a locally made brioche bun. Also available lightly dressed with mayo based sauce on request.
Alaskan King Crab Legs
One pound of real deal with corn on the cob, new potatoes and drawn butter. (GF)
Trap Crab Cakes
Two fresh lump crab cakes over house tarter sauce and served with vinegar slaw and corn pudding.
Mussels, clams, linguica sausage, pieces of King Crab legs and smoked fish simmered in a herb tomato broth. (GF)
Blue Ridge Shrimp and Grits
Sauteed sweet shrimp and creamy white heirloom grits from Peaceful Valley Farms with a bit of cheddar cheese and topped with Benton's bacon. (GF)
11 oz. cut of Prime NY strip cooked to order with grilled broccolini, fingerling potato and demi glace. (GF)
Surf and Turf
Grilled Prime NY Strip cooked to order with choice of whole Maine Lobster or $4 up charge for Alaskan King Crab Legs, with grilled broccolini and fingerling pototoes. (GF)
The Lobster Trap Clam Bake
Lobster, shrimp, mussels, littleneck clams, new potatoes and corn on the cob. (GF)
Clam Bake for one: $58
Clam Bake for two: $86
Lobster and Legs: $90
Double Legs: $94
The Lobster Trap Signature Sampler
Steamed or grilled Maine lobster tail with half a pound of King Crab Legs, Carolina Gold rice mixed with lump crab meat, two jumbo sea scallops; finished with a grilled flank steak and cajun butter.
Steamed Maine lobster mixed with sauteed jumbo scallops, blackened shrimp and sauteed asparagus topped with parmesan. Finished with a smoked butter and rosemary sauce.
The Lobster Trap Feast
24 Oysters, 2 Crab Cakes, Maple Bacon Scallops, 1 lb. Shrimp, 2 Lobsters, 1 lb. Alaskan King Crab Legs, 24 Mussels, 12 Clams, Corn and new potatoes and a Whole Baguette.
Sides For Sharing
Rosemary-Parmesan Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Collard Greens w/ smoked ham
Award Winning Lobster Macaroni and Cheese
Beers on Draught
Oyster House Moonstone Stout
Green Man Porter
French Broad Kolsch
Pisgah Pale Ale
Sierra Nevada Hazy IPA
Bold Rock Carolina Apple
Fish Sticks with One Side
Lobster Macaroni & Cheese
Grilled Hot Dog with One Side
Shrimp Scampi with Linguini
White Cheese Pizza