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. No reservations necessary. Or, order a gift card for a future dining experience.
Oysters on the Half Shell
Stump Sound, NC
$32 per dozen
Olde Salt, VA
$32 per dozen
Petite Crowe, MA
$32 per dozen
Uncle Bobby, MA
Island Creek, MA
Fiddle Head, MA
$15 per dozen
Specials Large Bites
Grilled Maine Lobster
Lobster off the grill with charred lemon and comeback sauce. Served with corn and new potatoes.
Pan seared grouper over mashed potatoes and collards, with a creole sauce.
Pan seared jumbo sea scallops served over slow cooked pork belly with sautéed arugula, and an orange gastrique.
Grilled salmon cooked to order and served over swiss chard and house gnocchi; finished with a brown butter.
Grilled filet over sauteed napa cabbage and jasmine rice; finished with a harissa butter sauce
Specials Small Bites
Eight oyster 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 oysters baked with Swiss chard topped with remoulade and crispy smoked bacon. (GF)
Seven fried gulf oysters with grilled romaine, bacon dressing and chipotle aioli.
A creamy gratin served warm with diced pimentos and cheese mixed with fresh lobster meat and topped with a toasted bread crumb crust. Finished with a piece of grilled baguette.
Maine Shrimp and Lobster Toast
Barley baguette broiled with shrimp, lobster and cheese.
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.
New England Clam Chowder
A creamy bowl of delicious New England comfort.
Crisp bibb lettuce with persimmon, 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) 37 Double Lobster 64 Lobster and Crab
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 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
Lobster Macaroni and Cheese
Beers on Draught
Oyster House Moonstone Stout
Green Man Porter
Green Man ESB
French Broad Kolsch
Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest
Asheville Brewing Perfect Day IPA
Pisgah Pale Ale
Fish Sticks with One Side
Lobster Macaroni & Cheese
Steamed Hot Dog with One Side
Shrimp Scampi with Linguini
White Cheese Pizza